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  1. artvandaley

    Should I send out my TOEFL score

    Thanks! Just what I needed to know.
  2. artvandaley

    Last minute panic attack

    Dear folks, I was planning to submit my half-baked, methodologically unsound Master's thesis for my writing sample. I have research experience after my Masters. But the manuscripts are all co-authored and not final and refined, but better theoretically and methodologically. Which one should I submit? Please help!
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    Transfer my application to another department

    Thank you so much for the response!
  4. I'm applying to phd programs in sociology. Some schools ask you if you'd like them to transfer your application to other departments that they find relevant to your application. Do I check this option? Seems like a good fallback option, but also might demonstrate lack of clarity.
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    Should I send out my TOEFL score

    Now, this might sound a bit crazy but i took the TOEFL and sent the scores only for two Unis that did not waive it. I'm applying to 8 phd sociology programs but on a really tight budget, and so i thought this would save me some money! I had decided to submit alternative proofs (english as medium of instruction in my undergrad) to the other schools i'm applying to. I just got my toefl which is 117 (ibt). Since this is a good score, now I'm reconsidering this choice if it will actually boost my application. Kindly suggest if toefl actually matters! Sending this score out might be good for me now as my gre writing score is pretty low (4) but my verbal is decent (164) - is it so?

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