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Hello dear forum, I have been reading here quietly for a while now, since there are two questions in particular driving me around that I haven't been able to answer properly yet: 1) Should I apply for PhDs this year (for a start in fall 2022) with my current profile and thus have only studied a few months in my Master? and 2) Which of the Master's programs best fits my focus and could still best "push" my PhD applications? Goal: I would prefer to do a PhD in Comparative Politics or IR theory, keeping a focus on South Asia. Most of the exciting programs I am hav
Hi everyone! I am coming into political science with a global health background, so I'm still familiarizing myself with the dynamics of the political science job market and inside info on different schools. I've been accepted to the University of British Columbia, Northwestern University, University of California Irvine and University of Southern California. Like a lot of people, I'm still waiting to hear back from the University of Toronto. Right now I am deciding between UBC and NWU. If I get into U of T then I'll need to decide between UBC, U of T and NWU, because those three are my to
Hey guys, How much of a factor do you think GRE scores are in the admissions process for political science PhD programs? I know the admissions websites say they look at the profile of potential candidates holistically, but there must be some sort of a cutoff, right? Do you think GRE scores more heavily weighted for applicants that have been out of school for a while (5+ years)? In the case of an applicant who has been out of school for a while, does the GRE matter more than GPA? Thoughts? Insights?