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    Sticky: Re: 2019 PhD Applicant Sweat Thread

    I'm still waiting on two schools-- I interviewed at one and have heard nothing from the other. 12 days until the deadline. Is this normal? should I just write those schools off and move on with my...
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    Sticky: Re: 2019 PhD Applicant Sweat Thread

    I'm still waiting on two schools-- I interviewed at one and have heard nothing from the other. 12 days until the deadline. Is this normal? should I just write those schools off and move on with my...
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    Sticky: Re: 2019 PhD Applicant Sweat Thread

    It seems that the decisions are starting to roll in. I've now been rejected by 2 schools (Stanford & Berkeley) and asked to interview at one (rather not specify just now). Still haven't heard from...
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    Sticky: Re: 2019 PhD Applicant Sweat Thread

    I can't say anything specifically about Kellogg, but I've had a similar experience at other schools. I see notes on gradcafe and here that people are getting interview requests or acceptances, but I...
  5. Admissions outcomes survey: Please participate!

    Hello Urchers--

    Reading the various pieces of advice and profile evaluations on this forum got me thinking about the value of accumulated advice / anecdotes versus quantitative data. So naturally,...
  6. Admissions outcomes survey: Please participate!

    Hello Urchers--

    Reading the various pieces of advice and profile evaluations on this forum got me thinking about the value of accumulated advice / anecdotes versus quantitative data. So naturally,...
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    Sticky: Re: 2019 PhD Applicant Sweat Thread

    Just submitted my last application!!! Now the waiting begins. I actually feel less anxious because there is not much I can do to alter the outcome, except perhaps more networking.
  8. Re: Modified schedule / timeframe for PhD studies

    Thank you for the very thoughtful response, advice, and encouragement. I definitely won't bring it up until I am accepted-- not a topic that I want to discuss in interviews. The whole project does...
  9. Re: [HELP] Application to Univ. of Tennessee

    This is what I assume they are looking for, and if your master's thesis required any analysis, you may be able to modify that code for the application.
  10. Modified schedule / timeframe for PhD studies

    Are you aware of any person who has successfully negotiated for a modified or part time PhD schedule? I know most programs say they do not offer part time studies, but I wonder if there are ever...
  11. Thread: BYU

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    Re: BYU

    Tom Rod, summarized it, but here's my take:

    1. Professors have an network, and BYU has also established a reputation for producing Econ PhD applicants that do well in top programs. They rely on...
  12. Any value in ungraded online math courses to bolster PhD application?

    I'm 2-3 years away from applying to PhD program in Finance. While I have an undergraduate degree in Economics, I quite foolishly did not take any math courses beyond calculus. This is clearly the...
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