philophilosopher Posted December 18, 2013 Share Posted December 18, 2013 That's a broad AOI. And it looks like we're competing for position in over half of your school choices...lovely. Yeah, I know. It comes off more specific in my statement of purpose. I just find it difficult to decide post-undergrad (i.e. after only 4 years of undergrad philosophy courses) what exactly I want to study and pitch myself accordingly to the schools to which I am applying. To be honest, I want to study all of it (every nook and cranny!), but I fear saying something along those lines comes off as either too timid or too ignorant. I am still trying to find the right balance in describing both a genuine interest in and open-mindedness toward studying the history of philosophy and a clear outline of what my interests are currently without sounding too myopic or incoherent. Such are the frustrations of grad school apps, I guess. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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