I'm trying to decide between two schools and the deciding factor will probably be the POI. They have both reached out to me (in fact, I'm talking to one on the phone tomorrow). I'll get the chance to meet them both when I visit campuses next month.
I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions about questions to ask, things to look for - what might make an advisor better than another one? Both POIs are highly connected, editors of fairly well-known journals, and often write in public forum, though one is probably more of a public figure than the other one. I wonder how highly I ought to rate