My 16-Column Ph.D. Application Information Spreadsheet

I had a massive Excel spreadsheet that I used to organize everything about all of the grad schools I was applying to at the time. It was so massive, I honest don’t know how to post a replica of it on this blog post. I’m not going to make you give me your email address to download an empty version of it or anything like … Continue reading My 16-Column Ph.D. Application Information Spreadsheet

The Top 3 Things That Helped Me Get Into an R1 Research University for my Ph.D. with a 3.1 Undergrad GPA

Introduction You need to realize one thing about getting into grad school at the Ph.D. level. It’s all about the fit, not necessarily how stellar your grades or test scores are. The programs have to feel confident that you will be a good financial investment to them; your technical skills, scientific knowledge, and research interests have to line up with their research needs. This post … Continue reading The Top 3 Things That Helped Me Get Into an R1 Research University for my Ph.D. with a 3.1 Undergrad GPA