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Hi all, I'm in an M.S. physics program, and am about to graduate May 2011. I do not have anything published yet,...
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Hi, first of all i would like to apologize for the probably rather bad English. I am this semester starting my...
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Hi all, is it a good idea to re-take the general GRE if your initial scores were so-so? I mean, my initial scores...
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Hello everyone, This year I am going to Track One engineering at U of T. I chose Engineering Science, but I didn't...
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Have any of you guys with masters, PHD in neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, general neuroscience etc, failed to...
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Hi Everyone, Just as a background, I am currently a junior in AE at Georgia Tech. My GPA is currently 3.7, and...
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Are there any U.S. universities/colleges accepting GPA 2.3 undergrad for physics research(free of charge)? I heard...
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