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I'm new to this forum, so some of these questions may already be out there in a post I couldn't find. My biggest sense of confusion right now is the steps before the application steps. 1. Is it appropriate or welcome to contact professors, advisors, or other grad students in a program before you have a clear/specific research area developed? I have read student and professors projects/pubs to get an idea of work a department is doing, I just think I need a little clearer understanding of the broad application of a specific program (after grad school). I do not intend to go on to a PhD in th
Okay, I have a few assorted questions that I thought I'd group together here. I'm sure there have been threads on some of these things (actually, I'm positive about some of them), but as most of my questions are fairly specific I thought I'd start a new thread. New threads are more fun, anyway! First and foremost, in terms of researching programs and finding a good fit, I'm realizing I'm increasingly drawn towards schools that have multiple professors in my major areas. That's a no-brainer. However, even when I do, say, find a program that has 9 rather than 4 or 5 professors I really fi