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Programs Admission Statistics for Physics PhD programs?

  1. Jun 26, 2010 #1
    Hi all, I was wondering if there was a way to see 1) average Physics GRE score 2) average GPA 3) average # of publications 4) etc.? of admitted grad students for a given PhD program.

    It seems to be of no use contacting the individual departments to see if my application is strong enough to have a reason to spend an application fee and time preparing an application. The generic responses I get are "Please apply" and "We consider all aspects of an application; not any one attribute stands out". Sensibly enough: someone told me that the more applications a department rejects, the better they look. Sigh.
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  3. Jun 27, 2010 #2
  4. Jun 28, 2010 #3
    This book has it all

    http://www.aip.org/pubs/books/graduate.html [Broken]

    Your university library should have it in the reference section, and it is absolute essential guide to anyone that wants to apply to physics or astronomy graduate school.
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