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  1. So now that acceptances are starting to roll in, I'm wondering if anyone has advice. I want to work in a hospital after I graduate. I'm wondering what sorts of things I should be looking for in a graduate program to make me more successful in a hospital setting! Any advice is appreciated, thanks!
  2. Hi, I have been corresponding with a potential supervisor from UCalgary and he gave me the go ahead to submit the application, also said he'd follow up on my application at the appropriate time. Since then I have submitted my application and relevant documents. Calgary recommends contacting a supervisor before applying so where do my admission chances stand now?Besides UCalgary I have applied in Carleton University only. Should I apply elsewhere just to be safe? I am so confused! Please suggest some universities which would be a sure shot for my profile. Details: Btech in CSE CGPA 8.28/10 GRE 308[155Q, 153V] AWA 4 TOEFL 110 One year+ Work experience Lots of community work Few extracurricular activities Good LORS and SOP
  3. Hi guys, I am looking for any feedback on whether or not I stand a fair chance at getting into a good (possibly top 20) phd program with my current stats. Major: Chemical Engineering with a concentration in Bioengineering UGrad Institution: Well known public school, one of the top engineering public schools GPA: 3.35 (was lowest fresh, soph, last two semesters averages above a 3.5) GRE: retaking to get above a 165Q, 156 V Research: ~1 year in a translational biomaterials, cancer tumor and bone marrow microenvironment laboratory. Possibility of being cited on paper PI is writing. ~4 month internship at big pharma company. Worked in early development neuroscience on a Parkinson's project and was able to be cited as a coauthor with my PI I was working with. I want to get into a bioengineering phd program and focus on research into the tumor microenvironment and tissue engineering. LOR: 2 i know will be really good, 1 may be subpar I feel like my research has been pretty good and I aim to write a killer SOP, but I'm worried my lowish GPA is a deciding factor even though it has immensely proved the last few semesters. Any ideas???
  4. Hey guys, so I am extremely concerned about applying to graduate school for speech and hearing. I just graduate this spring (2016), and I had applied to 3 schools but got denied from them all. I applied to Hofstra, Mercy college, and Columbia. I honestly did it to see if I had any luck, but it backfired. My GPA is not that great, I have an overall GPA of 3.16 and my GPA for speech major is a 3.0. NOT GOOD AT ALL. I am studying to retake my GRE's so I am hoping for higher grades. If anybody can help out and give me some recommendations, schools where I can apply, and/or things to change in order to get accepted that would be great! Also I live in New York city, so I am looking into graduate schools on the East Coast. The closer to New York the better.
  5. Dear all, My situation: This June, I'm finishing my MA in History at my home university in Europe; in November 2015, I applied for a MA (research-oriented) degree in Asia; in February, I got to know that I was shortlisted; later, I got an offer to follow a one-year language program in China with funding. My issue: I look forward to study 1 year Chinese, but my potential advisor has told me already twice to have confidence and not to withdraw my application. My question: if I decide to withdraw my application anyways, will this significantly decrease my chances to get accepted into the same program in 1 or 2 years? Do I risk to be refused in the future due to, say behind-the-scene politics/ bad reputation or whatsoever? Good to know: - I want to learn Chinese to use it for further research - It's not possible to defer my enrolment for one year or so; I need to re-apply Thanks