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When do you know things are actually going poorly in graduate school?

For most of us, the signs are nearly invisible until they are obvious. You "know" things are bad when you are told so. Failing comprehensives or having a stern lecture from your advisor are ...
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When do you know things are actually going poorly in graduate school?

Like many things, communication is key. My experience with my own master's, and working with other grad students during my degree and after was that those students who had good constant communication ...
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How can I get scholarships to study a Master in Europe?

I don't know how it works in Chile, but many countries' education ministries and universities' international departments keep a record of scholarships that their students can apply for. For instance, ...
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When do you know things are actually going poorly in graduate school?

You can compare to your peers. Your peers are those other students enrolled in the same graduate school. It's relatively easy for courses: if you're consistently scoring lower grades than them, then ...
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When do you know things are actually going poorly in graduate school?

This answer is very long (sorry!), so in brief: things "going poorly" often depends on the subjective goals of the student, so it's important to figure out what those are and what's needed ...
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