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  1. Hello everyone! I am a recent admit to a neuroscience/biology PhD program and made a shareable google drive with resources to help people applying for graduate school. I wanted to include a compiled list of profiles of people who successfully got into a graduate program. I have primarily bio profiles and would like to get profiles from other fields. I think this could be very helpful especially to underrepresented students or people from non research intensive schools. If you would like to contribute or be shared the drive please PM me your gmail and I can send you a template/answer any question you have about it. Here is a link to the profiles as an example. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1L76kOYyqDSCht45IG6kaw0dvutEj4bcz Here is a link to the drive https://drive.google.com/open?id=1pKybuYESJ4fgCYnEOMiD6GX1B4lKy9rM Cheers!
  2. Hello everyone! I am a recent admit to a neuroscience/biology PhD program and made a shareable google drive with resources to help people applying for graduate school. I wanted to include a compiled list of profiles of people who successfully got into a graduate program. I think this could be very helpful especially to underrepresented students or people from non research intensive schools. If you would like to contribute or be shared the drive please PM me your gmail and I can send you a template/answer any question you have about it. Here is a link to the profiles as an example. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1L76kOYyqDSCht45IG6kaw0dvutEj4bcz Here is a link to the drive https://drive.google.com/open?id=1pKybuYESJ4fgCYnEOMiD6GX1B4lKy9rM Cheers!
  3. i am awarded TAship to fund my phd studies although i know TA roles and responsibilities and actually quite excited to carry out these tasks but on the other hand i am dreading a little that what if i can't manage my duties along with my PhD studies and start doubting myself.. so i would welcome any thoughts on this matter especially those who had experience in TAship. is it tough job or manageable?
  4. Has anyone heard back from Andrews University since the interview on 3/11?! Anxious to find out! Thanks!
  5. Hello everyone, I have received an offer from Rhode island school of Design (Masters in Furniture Design) and from Royal College of Arts (Masters in Design Product). Both the college are well known for their quality of education in respective courses. Which one is better for an international student wanting to pursue a practical and exploratory course for masters and also intending to find a job in the city. Exposure wise I think the city of London would be better but RISD is also know for its workshop based curriculum. I would appreciate any kind of input or insight regarding the courses and the universities.
  6. I need some help! I am attempting to get into Nurse anesthesia school and need a verbal GRE score of 150. The first time I took the GRE, I barely studied for the verbal portion because I focused mainly on the math and the essays (I scored a 145 on the verbal). I then schedule to retake my verbal GRE and had used Magoosh (practice questions and vocabulary flashcards) to study. I also had taken at least 6 verbal exam practice tests, on which I scored anywhere from 136-150 (I used Manhattan prep, Kaplan, Princeton, and powerprep exams). I sat down to retake my GRE and scored a 145 again! The school wants me to continue retaking the verbal portion until I get a 150 on it, and I have no idea how to study anymore. English is not my first language, but this has never been an issue for me in school. Has anyone else had the same issue, if so how did you study to improve your score? Thank you for your help!
  7. Do schools/departments look at the GRE scores religiously? I recently got an M.A with extensive experience and having low GRE scores that are expiring is making me super nervous!
  8. 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
  9. 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.
  10. 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!
  11. 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???
  12. 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
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