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The employer gives a job, but asks for a “plan” of work with a horizon until the end of summer

This is a standard project management task --- treat it as part of the interview process and do a good job This is not a particularly unusual request when an organisation considers hiring a ...
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Pursuing PhD 5 years after master's

Generally speaking, the answer is: yes, you may be accepted. There is no reason why industrial experience should spoil your chances. Moreover, to a potential advisor whose research is related to ...
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Pursuing PhD 5 years after master's

do I have any chance to be accepted and what can I do for this purpose? I'm not German, but presumably if you have the aptitude needed to get into a PHD program (where academic research and so on are ...
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Pure math courses for mathematical biology?

If you want to do more than quantitative storytelling, course (or other activities like internships or hobbies) that will build your biology background and intuition. Otherwise, you will not ...
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Pure math courses for mathematical biology?

Game Theory. But do not underestimate it. The course in cooperative game theory I took in grad school was, without a single doubt or hesitation, the hardest class I have ever taken in my academic ...
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Pure math courses for mathematical biology?

My take on the matter is that the pure mathematics topics you list tend to have fewer direct applications to mathematical biology itself but can be valuable either to deepen your understanding of some ...
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Recommendation Letter sent from an unofficial email of the director of a start-up

No need to worry. There will either be a portal to upload the letter, or the person on the other side of the email address to which the email is sent will accept it as is. While it is usual for people ...
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Part-Time PhD in the UK? How does this work?

I worked full time and launched (and later sold) a company while working on a PhD. It is possible, but you need to be really clear on what your reasons are for wanting a PhD and proceed accordingly. ...
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Part-Time PhD in the UK? How does this work?

Hi I work full time and PhD student for several years now. I think there are two answers here. It is possible. Don't do it. Job tends to be chaotic, changeable and normally not designed to be long. ...
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