graduate-admissions

  1. Do you accept a Ph.D. advisor that is perhaps younger than you?
  2. Can I submit my application before fall semester grades are released?
  3. Does it make sense to master's degree to get into a top American university for a Ph.D?

  4. Number of recommendation letters?

  5. MPhils or Masters by Research in Germany in a mathematical subject

  6. Do I even have a chance?

  7. Physics Graduate Schools: Low Overall but Decent Physics GPA

  8. Is there a difference between writing a recommendation letter for MPhil programs & PhD programs?

  9. After the passing of my supervisor, the department forces me to start again from zero. How to respond?
  10. One more undergraduate year for grad school?

  11. Don't PhD programs in Europe always inform the application result?
  12. What counts as Research Experience?

  13. Letter writer snapped at my reminder email. What can I do in the future to prevent this, and should I still accept his letter?

  14. Statement of purpose: what are professors hiring for an internship looking for?

  15. What are the options for a drop out turned professional to return to academia?
  16. Why do grad programs ask for date of birth?
  17. Does your areas of research matter for graduate school?

  18. Professor didn't write recommendation letter on time, what should I do?
  19. Admission as a freshman

  20. Defining employment on grad school applications
  21. Contacting a potential advisor: Where should I go from here?
  22. What are some good schools in Europe and USA in functional analysis?

  23. Should I submit a personal statement even if the program doesn't require one?

  24. Can I submit just two great letters of recommendation if the application calls for three?

  25. Interested in Neuroscience programs but lack research experience & grades
  26. Is it feasible to quit a PhD program, do an MS (or two) for better qualification, then begin again?

  27. Will working as a Teaching Assistant as an Undergrad help for Graduate Admissions?
  28. 3.8 GPA in Major, 2 F's in non-major classes

  29. How graduate admission committees choose between TOEFL scores?
  30. Should a professor write a LOR if he does not remember the student but remembers that the essay was excellent?

  31. Should I answer this question about diversity?

  32. How much a statement of purpose can help with PhD admission?

  33. How do I ask a professor at a different department whether I can attend his classes?

  34. Is conducting research in the field of evolutionary computing/genetic algorithms considered inferior within the CS community?

  35. Ph.D. mathematics application: Disclosing course textbooks
  36. Studying Abroad - do they need my high school transcript/diploma?

  37. Chances of being accepted to PhD studies ?
  38. Which LoR would do better?

  39. Is it necessary to have only recommendations from Computer Science professors for an application to Computer Science grad program?

  40. How do I ask to draft recommendation letters for my references?

  41. How to fill application form with no last name?

  42. Will university admissions google the academics who write my references?

  43. Swapping Rec Letter After Sent Notifications
  44. Is it rude to use tracking softwares for the emails that you send to potential advisors?

  45. How to start an academic career after 5-6 years in industry, without an undergraduate degree?
  46. Will my undergrad thesis be considered for my Master's admission given that my areas of interest has changed a bit?

  47. Should I revoke my recommendation request for a particular letter? Is this impolite?

  48. Dismissed from PhD program and reapplying; how to answer question about dismissal?

  49. Applying for PHD programs in FLORIDA. I have a question about legal questions?

  50. Two potential advisors are interested in me as a master’s student – should I meet with both?
  51. Is it worth to provide additional transcript with low GPA in extracurriculum courses?
  52. Change of interest for PhD after BA & MA? Does it look 'academically' immature?

  53. How bad does the major GPA need to be for providing explanation in grad school app

  54. how should I be positive about financial support?
  55. Popular Science References in Statement of Purpose for Ph.D

  56. How do I respond to an email from a potential PhD supervisor who was positive but short?

  57. Should I put the papers that I contributed only a little to on my CV

  58. How do I get LOR from a project mentor who's still pursuing PhD since she doesn't have an official email or access to the University letterhead?

  59. Is it odd to contact past graduate student?

  60. My potential advisor is suggesting a project that I don't think I have the knowledge to take on?

  61. Mentioning apprenticeships in PhD applications?
  62. How to prepare for a phone interview with a prospective advisor?
  63. Telling letter writers who already submitted that I am not applying to graduate school
  64. How good is an LoR based on a correspondence on one's paper?

  65. How do I tell a professor who tells me he'll send in a recommendation but doesn't that I don't need his letter anymore?

  66. Should I show mark boundaries on academic CV?

  67. How to know which Italian degrees require passing an entry test (with limited seats)

  68. How do US Ph.D. applicants without research experience convince admissions committees that they are interested in a particular field?

  69. Can late recommendation letters have a negative impact on grad school application?

  70. How should I explain my gap year in graduate admissions?

  71. Mention two-body-problem in PhD applications? If so, where?

  72. Is undergrad research experience related to the undergrad field preferred, or can I do research on the area I plan to study in grad school instead?

  73. How can I conduct research when my college has no such facility?

  74. How to get into Statistics PhD program with low Masters GPA

  75. Should I send low GRE mathematics score to universities?

  76. Is it okay to be undecided in b/w industry or research in one's SOP for grad school?

  77. I'm 2 months into my PhD. When can I ask my supervisor about the rejected candidates?
  78. PhD application: should I mention more than one faculty member in my SOP?

  79. Explaining Poorly Chosen Major and Average Grades

  80. For schools that require "at least 3" letters of recommendation for a grad school application, is it smart to send 4?

  81. I did not include all undergraduate schools in the university I graduated from. Have I lost my chance at ever applying to graduate school?

  82. Can one recommendation letter from professor and two from internships help in MS applications?
  83. Changing thesis supervisor to avoid bad letter of recommendation from current supervisor?

  84. Getting sealed transcripts from a German university
  85. Statement of Purpose or Statement of History?
  86. Is it possible to submit new GRE scores after having applied to an acadmic program?
  87. Prospective student’s first email to a potential advisor?
  88. Mentioning LGBTQ Identity in Personal Statement for PhD Applications

  89. Can I use my (Nevada) 529 plan for graduate, and by extension undergraduate, school applications?

  90. Should I report my Chemistry GRE scores to my application files?

  91. How to Proceed with International PhD Political Science Application With Avg Test Scores/Good GPAs

  92. What should I comment on when contacting a potential advisor?
  93. Will taking too long on my master's thesis affect getting accepted to PhD programs?

  94. How to write my Statement of Purpose after a previously failed Master's program?

  95. What exactly counts as an 'unofficial transcript' for graduate school admissions?
  96. Mentioning internship opportunities in Statement of Purpose
  97. How to respond to the Foreign Professor

  98. If I have a low GPA in undergrad, and want to get into top PhD programs, should I do an MS degree or redo my undergrad degree?

  99. Is it okay to have 2 strong and 1 good recommendation letters for an MS in Computer Science in the US?
  100. How do I gauge my chances of gaining admission to a master's program for political science at these top German Universities?