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Ph.D admission decisions are kicking in & many students are going through rounds of interviews. Here are a few tips that Iโ€™ve learnt and shared over the years.

Disclaimer: These are based on personal experiences derived from a limited sample. Take it with a grain of salt ๐Ÿ˜€.
(1/19) First of all, letโ€™s start off by acknowledging that PhD admission is extremely competitive. You're prolly fighting for an average of 5-30 spots out of hundreds/thousands of applicants. Attempting itself is a win. Kudos !๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿฟ
#admissions #Competition #phdpositions #gradschool
(2/19) Money is at the stake. What does this mean? Someone out there is willing to take a risk on you & guaranteeing that youโ€™ll be taken care of for 5-6 years. Your tuition, fees, health insurance, & monthly living allowance are all paid for by the dept.

#Funding #MoneyTalks
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Dear hopefuls,
If you are interested to study in Australia, here is a thread for you:
How to successfully secure MSc/PhD research admissions and scholarships to study in Australia

Pls kindly Retweet to reach someone in need

#AcademicTwitter #phdpositions #academicjobs
In most Australian Universities, to apply for scholarships, an applicant must first submit a candidature for a Higher Degree(MSc/PhD) at the time of application. In most cases, it can be a combined process(a single application form with a section to indicate scholarship interest)
There are a couple of ways to go with this:

You can either apply for admissions & scholarships through:

(A) an advertised project or
(B) by developing a research topic and indicating interest in a scholarship.

In either way, you still need to submit:
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I got 4 fully funded PhD offers in the USA

Here is what you can learn from each paragraph of my SOP

Check reply for this #thread....

#AcademicTwitter #phdchat #PhDposition #phdlife #phdvoice #phdadvice #phdpositions #Scholarships #Phdapplications
Paragraph 1 (P1): Introduction

- Problem you want your career to solve

- Why the problem raises concern

- Why the problem needs to be solved

- Your career statement (may involve your aim to provide solution to the problem)

- Declare your intention to apply for a program
P2: Research
- Your research at undergrad and or post-baccalaureate
- Describe problem, approach, result, & significance of your research
- Highlight your role in the success of the research
- State how your research will influence your success in #gradschool
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