Hello everyone,
I have to ask a question which may be somewhat weird.
From the placement history of my master program I know I would have good chances of being admitted in some top 10 US PhD program. However, for personal reasons, I need to remain in Europe.
My question is the following: is it worthwile to apply anyway to US top programs and - in case of admission - use those offers as leverage to gain some better funding from european programs?
Thank you