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    Yesterday, 07:39 PM
    I know the standard advice is "enjoy your last summer before grad school" but I'm definitely going to be reviewing before classes start since I've...
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    04-15-2021, 07:48 PM
    We made it guys! Congrats to everyone on getting through this hellish admissions season. PROFILE: Type of Undergrad: Low-ranked, small LAC, math...
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    04-15-2021, 01:19 AM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    I'm also curious if in the results thread people can post whether their program was affected by COVID. I'm wondering overall how much smaller our...
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    04-15-2021, 01:18 AM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    Let's go ahead and get it going -- I think at this point a lot of people have committed somewhere.
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    04-11-2021, 04:44 PM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    I did this at 4 schools and it was super helpful, also pay attention to how active they are over the last few years. I also, at the urging of one of...
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    04-10-2021, 01:52 AM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    This is really true. I'm going to commit tomorrow, but the choice ended up being way more difficult than I thought and I'm not at all sure I've made...
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    04-07-2021, 08:28 PM
    I'm currently deciding between two programs that are virtually tied in all rankings. What are some factors you would recommend considering before...
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    04-05-2021, 05:41 PM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    Just judging off of GC looks like there's some momentum. I imagine it's self reinforcing since people accepted off WL can decline their other offers,...
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    04-03-2021, 04:57 PM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    I've been in touch with my WL schools. I think it's valuable to make sure they know you're still interested and sometimes you can get information...
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    04-03-2021, 11:00 AM
    You can learn a ton by talking with current grad students, who in my experience will be quite honest. Ask them how happy they are with the program,...
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    03-31-2021, 08:05 PM
    They are similarly ranked; it's possible someone on here will be able to give specific insight on programs but it's a pretty personal decision....
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    03-28-2021, 01:42 PM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    Has UMD sent out rejections? The only rejections I see on GC are for the Ag Econ program. I'd love for this to be true but given they're taking a...
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    03-24-2021, 11:30 PM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    I'm there with JHU and WUSTL... think there's a lot of people in this position this year. Couple more weeks.
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    03-22-2021, 05:59 PM
    Wahasky replied to a thread 2021 Sweat Thread in PhD in Economics
    I think schools are doing this less this year. I have had one program that waitlisted me explicitly say that they are only sending out as many offers...
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    03-18-2021, 01:09 PM
    Thanks to all for the great insight on this question. I think a lot of my schools have a good combination of experienced older profs with good...
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