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Hi everyone,

I recently finished applying to a university for grad school. Previously, I had contacted a professor with whom I wanted to work with, and it seemed they were also interested in taking me as a PhD student. Ideally, would one follow up (by email) with the professor once they've completed application procedures, or would they leave it at that and wait for further notice from the university? (I don't know how it works in general, so asking here).

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What is the point of this followup?
 

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(I don't know how it works in general, so asking here)
What country are you in? What country is the university in?

So you have a Bachelor's degree in Physics, and are heading to grad school with the goal of getting your PhD in Physics, right? Does the work that this professor is doing fit your interests for graduate school?
 

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