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About theorynerd

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    2017 Fall
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  1. That is good to hear... I am so exasperated! I want to say screw it and go for NPSIA, especially since most people seem to be getting less funding from GSPIA, but @Hopeful2017 you have inspired me to wait with the additional funding you got
  2. Has anyone else still not heard from GSPIA? I had the Incomplete file listing for a while and ended up emailing and sending them electronic copies of my files. I am getting very impatient
  3. What are people thinking re: NPSIA and thesis/research paper/coursework options? I would really rather not write another thesis - is the coursework option considered lesser in any sense or is it merely designed for those less interested in pursuing academia?
  4. Let us know how it goes! I'm almost definitely turning down my Munk offer because of finances but still keen to know the possibility of getting funding increased. Any idea when we would hear back about TAships if we have to apply for them?
  5. It was in a separate pdf attached to the acceptance email
  6. It's pretty common, at least for other programs, from what I hear from profs and peers applying to other programs. Not sure how it would fly in this case since it's more of a professional program.
  7. Lurker here: also received a Munk application with 5K in funding - hard to compare that to 22.5 from NPSIA, especially considering the difference in living costs and tuition. Still waiting on GSPIA since, like many of you, they have fucked my application. Is anyone planning on trying to play the different schools against each other to try and get more funding?