Helpful tips

How do you ask someone to be on the Masters committee?

How do you ask someone to be on the Masters committee?

How To Ask Someone To Be On Your Dissertation CommitteeMake sure they will say yes: Ask your advisor if they think the prof would be a good fit on your committee. Pop the question early: There’s nothing weirder than having a graduate student come to your office and spend five minutes explaining why they have the same intellectual interests as you, seemingly for no reason.

How do you ask someone about their PhD?

If you want to be polite to them, you can ask what are you working on, what’s your research area etc but that’s not you want to know. You want to know their progress, so a better way is to as “How far are you into your PhD program?”.

What should I ask a PhD student?

Do you work on projects that have already been developed, or do you create one of your own individually? How much time does you advisor expect you to spend in lab? Do you need to be there before he/she comes in, and how late are you expected to stay? How long does it take students in your lab to graduate?

What should I ask a grad student?

Ask current grad students:How intense are classes/exams? (hrs/week?)Do you feel there is a collaborative environment with other students?Is there a “central” study area? Or do students mostly work in their offices?How many classes are typical per semester/term? What kind of electives do students take?

What questions should I ask about grad school?

Questions to Ask During a Graduate Admissions InterviewWhat characteristics are specific to this program and distinguish it from competitors? ( Where are recent alumni employed? What types of financial aid are offered? Are there any scholarships or fellowships available?

What questions should I ask a grad school advisor?

Questions to Ask of Potential Graduate School AdvisorsHow many graduate students are you currently advising? How many graduate students have graduated under your advisement in the last five years? How long does a graduate student usually take to finish? How much funding is available for your students?

What questions should I ask alumni?

Choosing a College: What to Ask Alumni About Their SchoolWhy Did You Choose This School?What Did You Think of the College After Four+ Years?What Were Your Favorite Classes?What Did You Think of the Campus and Extracurricular Activities?How Did The School Prepare You For Your Career?