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  1. As it's almost April, and I still only have three wait lists (all for PhD, I already have an M.A.) and a ton of rejections, I've been thinking on this question a bit. If I don't get in to any of the three places, I'm kind of at a loss as to what I'll do for another year as I wait to apply for PhD schools starting in 2013. I'll definitely be reapplying, but if I don't get in after the second round, I think it's time to try something else. The Peace Corps is a fantastic idea, but there are three problems; one is that it's not really a long-term solution - at least, not to begin with; it's two
  2. I've been waitlisted at several schools thus far for a PhD in Philosophy - no response from many more, and unfortunately, no outright acceptances. Through talking to a few friends who were accepted off the waitlist recently - as in, within the past few years - it sounds like making a visit to the school can greatly help whether or not one gets accepted off the waitlist. However, due to my financial situation (i.e. I don't have any money) and my work situation (i.e. I can't get away from work), it is impossible for me to visit any of the schools. So, I was thinking of calling some people at
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