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Senior year summer research count?

  1. May 20, 2010 #1
    Hi I'm a sophomore and I'm barely getting into research now. I plan to do an REU next summer , Junior year, and one after that, Senior year. Do grad schools even get to look at what you did Senior year summer? If so, that would mean we basically only have 3 summers to do research. freshman, soph, junior!

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  3. May 20, 2010 #2

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    No, they don't look at what you did your senior year summer, as they have already decided.

    You shouldn't be doing research "to get into grad school" - you should be doing it because you want to.
  4. May 20, 2010 #3


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    As much as we'd love to be idealistic, we have to be realistic here and say that most students would rather want to take their summers off.
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