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Bemanos

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About Bemanos

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  • Application Season
    2017 Fall
  • Program
    PhD in Chemistry

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  1. I am heading to Edinburgh this September as well, and i am currently looking for accommodation. Did you visit the place before booking? I heard that most landlords there wont accept bookings without a viewing by the tenant first
  2. No one else uses onedrive for storage ?
  3. You should probably go to LSE. Its world-class and the more rigorous 2 year program would give you more time and opportunities for a smooth transition to the domain of economics
  4. Hello everyone, i have a dilemma. I have been accepted to a fully funded PhD program ( stipend+tuition for 4 years) at Heriot-Watt Uni in Scotland, but i have also been accepted for a MRes at Imperial College (1 year). The problem is that for the MRes i dont really have any funding so i will have to resort to loans in order to attend. This will leave me with aprox $20k in debt by the time i finish. I am Eligible for a EU loan for graduate studies which has low interest rates and very flexible repay plans, so i could be debt free in a year or two after graduation, providing that i can get a decent job. The Idea is that by attending to Imperial i will have better chances to be accepted at a top School for PhD later, but people keep telling me that i should go to the program in Scotland so i wont waste time/money with the MRes. (Note that both programs are in Chemistry) Any advice is welcome!
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  6. an astronaut which was the default picture from my twitter account .I didnt bother change it
  7. ok ,so i should be ok with my time frame .Thanks again for the replies !
  8. This may seem quite ludicrous but i am clueless .Lets say that i want to apply at ~November-December (of 2015 but it does not matter) .According to my academic and personal schedule the best time for me to take the test would be about 7-8 months earlier (On March or April) .The fact that my results will be 7-8 months old when i submit them is it going to affect my application? Do they have a particular(unofficial) time limit (eg 3 months) for these kinds of things? Thank you in advance !
  9. Thank you both for your answers .I am completely covered
  10. Hello fellow prospective/current students!.I Have some questions about the application process I live in Europe,and i am currently finishing my 2nd year(out of the 4) in a B.Sc program in chemistry and i would like to apply to a US/Canadian uni for post graduate studies I finish the degree at around spring 2016 ,and i want to start the graduate studies at fall 2016. -(1)When should i apply for the fall 2016 sessions? According to some research i've done i came to the conclusion that i should apply one year earlier (fall-winter 2015) if i want to start at fall of 2016 So ,i should take the gre/toefl test ,at around the summer of 2015.The thing ,is that by fall 2015 i wont have completed the degree ,ill still have 1 year left ,so ,it does seem a bit odd to me that i should apply for a graduate program before i have finished my B.Sc . Is that how it works in the US? Or should i first finish the bachelor ,and apply for fall 2017 -(2)About financial support ,given that i do not have sufficient funds to support the whole thing ,are there any viable options for my situation? I think that most graduate programs ,offer a stipend and financial support ,through fellowships/ assistantships ,but that raised a question: If graduate students do not actually pay for tuition ,what is the(financial) benefit for the university ? Apart from uni jobs( eg fellowships) ,is it possible for someone with a student visa(immigrant) to get a job outside uni?(part time ,of course) If all of the above(the stipend ,etc) are not possible ,is getting a student loan ,a viable thing? -(3)If and when i finish the graduate studies in the US ,and the student visa expires ,is there any way that i can get a permanent citizenship? I have heard that you can get one ,either by finding a permanent job ,or by marrying a us citizen. -Thank you in advance