Career Questions tagged Phd

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Hannah M. May 06 88 views

Is it a good idea to go PhD program from professional master's program?

I am a graduate student in a professional school. I began the program envisioning being a product manager, but I realized that I wanted to be a scholar than working for a business. Do you think it is wise to pivot my career and throw the investment that I made at the professional school and...

#graduate-school #college #academia #phd

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Farooq A. Apr 16 64 views

How should I know I need to go for PhD ?

I'm graduate student having professional experience of 2 years, I do want to pursue PhD degree. but cant find the motivation....

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Alexandra C. Sep 16, 2019 120 views

Is it possible to complete a psychology PhD under a faculty member in a different department?

I'm looking into psychology graduate programs, particularly looking for researchers who study sexuality/relationships. People in this area vary in their actual department - for example, some are in sociology, communications, medicine, social work, etc. which vary pretty drastically from psych...

#psychology #college #sociology #research #applications #grad-school #communications #psychiatry #admissions #graduate-school #social-work #phd #medicine

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Alexandra C. Aug 15, 2019 142 views

How to handle having depression in a research career?

I'm looking to become a psychology researcher. I understand that research careers can be fairly stressful. However, I've also suffered from depression for a decade and expect I will still be dealing with it when I attain my career. How can I go about handling my illness while also successfully...

#psychology #passion #depression #research #clinical-psychology #mental-health #psychiatry #mental-illness #science #brain-sciences #stress #phd #highered

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Alexandra C. Jul 29, 2019 371 views

How to introduce yourself to a professor you want to study under in *grad school*?

I will be applying to Psychology Ph.D. programs this fall, and I was wondering how best to introduce myself to PIs I want to work with. For example: - What should I include in an email? - What should I say about myself? What should I say about them? - What questions do I need to ask them?...

#psychology #doctorate #college #research #grad-school #interview #graduate #application #graduate-school #phd

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Martino F. Mar 01, 2019 117 views

I would like to make a PhD in Computer Science about Robotics or Computational Photography.

Hi, My name is Martino, I have a master degree in Computer Science and I would like to do a PhD in Computational Photography or in Robotics. I don't know how to choose, could you give me some advice? I started to search for a PhD programme but I am not sure where to look, do you have any good...

#robotics #computational-photography #phd #machine-learning #computer-science #science

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sabrina V. Aug 31, 2018 227 views

Is earning a PhD worth the time?

Besides the eventual money payoff, it the investment in all that time and work for school for all those years worth it? #phd #medicine #education #graduate-school...

#college-bound

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Taya A. Aug 28, 2018 236 views

Is it worth putting all the time and money into going to medical school?

I am debating either becoming a medical doctor or a PA. I want the pay and title of a doctor. However, I also am not sure I want to spend all the time and money for the education of becoming one. #doctor #doctorate-degree #phd #student-loans #medicine...

#doctors

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Oleksandra K. May 09, 2018 357 views

Which countries have opportunities for a very cheap or even free master's or p.h.d?

I'd like to get a masters and a P.h.d. degree in linguistics or asian languages, but can't afford American college fees. Where else can I get these degrees for very cheap or even free? #europe #eastern-europe #asian #asia-pacific #masters #graduate-school #financial-aid #finance #grad-school...

#international #phd

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Alex R. May 29, 2018 413 views

What can you do with a Ph.D in physics?

I have always wanted to get a Ph.d. in physics. I planned to do electrical engineering or computer science and then get a Ph.d. in physics. My main issue is that I am not sure what being a physicist entails, aside from academia. I would like to know what someone with a Ph.d. in physics could...

#doctorate #doctorate-degree #phd #science-phd #physics #science

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Margot R. May 30, 2018 277 views

What are some things to do to prepare for applying to JD/PHD programs?

-What research experience/internships would be helpful? -How important is networking when applying to graduate programs? #education #law #graduate-school #college #applications #phd #jd...

#doctorate

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Dimetrius P. Jul 11, 2018 277 views

Should I go straight through to my PhD?

Should I get my masters and work while getting my PhD, or should I go straight through and get my PhD, interning along the way? Which way gets me more experience, and which would insure that I will have a job? #social-work #phd #internship #masters #phd...

#msw

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Rebecca A. Jun 21, 2018 444 views

What career options are there for economics majors?

I am studying economics at Brown; I really like how economic thinking can solve problems, but I am not a huge fan of math (I do not plan to take any beyond statistics and Calc II which are required). I am very interested in public policy, but more from an applied microeconomics view (rather...

#professor #research #policy #phd #government #economics #career

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Vanessa W. May 26, 2018 246 views
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Hailey T. May 24, 2018 267 views
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Daniella K. Jan 16, 2018 309 views

How important is going to graduate school?

Many successful people seem to have made it in life outside of the school and degree system. Is the investment in time and money with it? #graduate-school #phd...

#higher-education

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Abigail C. Apr 08, 2018 331 views

Is it worth earning higher than a bachelor's when pursuing a career in environmental engineering?

I plan to get a bachelor's degree in environmental engineering for sure, but would it be worth the time, money($40K/yr at the school I am looking at), and effort to work towards a master's or PhD? #engineering #environmental-engineering #money #debt #degrees #bachelors-degree #bachelorsdegree...

#career-path #career-paths #environmental #career-planning #masters-degree #mastersdegree #phd #environmental-science #career-plan #environment

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Madeleine W. Mar 18, 2018 317 views

What is the gender gap like in upper level sciences, first hand?

I am a female, high school senior considering a career path in upper level mathematics, academia and research. I am very concerned with underrepresentation of women and I would like to know of any first hand experiences. Researching online I find a lot of statistics, but I would like more. Has...

#phdbound #research #mathematics #science #academia #graduate-school #stemcareers #phd #professor #stem #computer-science-phd #science-phd #women-in-stem

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Kira Q. Jan 19, 2018 287 views

Would a double major followed by a PhD be too much?

I don't want to spend the rest of my life in school, but I do want to teach at the college level. I'm debating between getting my PhD in history or English/writing. Would it be too much of a hassle to double major and then decide? #double-major #phd #history #writing...

#creative-writing

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Amberlynn H. Jan 16, 2018 339 views

On average, how expensive is pursuing a PhD?

I am really interested in pursuing higher education and excited for the possibility of completing such a high level of study. My concern is that it most likely will not be an affordable course of action; which might barre me from pursuing education at that level. Is there any way to make that...

#higher-education #affordability #phd #college

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Ashley H. Dec 17, 2017 638 views

Is pursuing a master's degree or higher worth it?

I currently pursuing my Bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, and I originally was going to pursue a master's and a Ph.D. after its completion. However, in speaking to advisors, classmates and a couple of individuals in related fields, I have become hesitant about my original plan. With...

#graduate-school #phd #masters-degree #environmental-science #higher-education

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Huy D. May 20, 2016 445 views

When I am studying, and if I receive and internship, Is there any possible chances of pay? What specific skills should I keep in mind for my future career in nursing?

I am a sophomore, and I am truly dedicated to the idea of one day becoming a nurse, Doctor, or any kind of health professional. I want to be able to earn these chosen careers because my goal, dream is to be able to live a life of helping people. I want to ensure a safe and healthy world. My...

#nursing #doctor #physician #pre-med #associates-degree #surgeon #phd #masters-degree

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Rachel B. May 26, 2016 464 views

Is studying biology or biomedcial engeneering as an undergraduate beter if I want to attend medical school after college?

I am visiting colleges this summer and trying to determine my course of study in college. I currently want to be either a Orthopedic Surgeon, Cardiologist, or Neurologist. #professor #pre-med #phd #medicine #healthcare #hospital-and-health-care #neuroscience #orthopedics...

#cardiology

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Hadi D. Feb 15, 2017 543 views

What should be done to have a PhD in International Trade area?

I consider working as an academic. In this regard, I have a bachelor degree of International Trade and Logistic. I need some suggestion about it. #phd #logistics #academia #international-trade #logistics...

#academic

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Imani G. Sep 02, 2017 453 views

Should I stay or should I go?

I am a junior in college studying psychology. I plan to go to graduate school to attain a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. I have heard people say that it is very difficult to get into clinical psychology programs as a student right out of college because they want their students to have some...

#psychology #research #phd #clinical-psychology #graduateschool

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Diana D. May 18, 2016 609 views

How long does it take to get your phD to become a doctor?

I really want to be a doctor and I am wondering how long it will take me to get through college. #doctor #medicine #healthcare #university #health #hospital-and-health-care #phd...

#time

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Elizabeth R. May 21, 2016 378 views

What are some of the jobs available for someone with a PhD in English?

I want a PhD in English, and I want to be a college professor. However, I would like to know some of the other options for that careers with that degree. #college #higher-education #english...

#phd

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Hai H. Apr 21, 2017 503 views

what's the best qualities for finding a top job?

what's the best qualities for students who will finally face the carrier life? Especially for the Science and Technology PhD student, who has learning in a very deep area of one subject. Most of them have to change the direction while finding a job #science #technology #phd...

#science-phd

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Mohammad A. Mar 06, 2017 5843 views

How crucial is the choice of the thesis vs. non-thesis option in the Master's degree?

I am a graduate student in Electrical Engineering who opted for the non-thesis option in order to avoid the uncertainty of the time of graduation that is associated with the thesis option. However, I am also planning to pursue a PhD in the future and I have heard how not choosing the thesis...

#mechanical-engineering #engineering #software-engineering #electrical-engineering #phd #engineer #science-phd #computer-engineering

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Katia D. Feb 26, 2017 554 views

Is it possible to get a job in the research industry, not academia, with a PhD in biomedical science?

I'm interested in pursuing a job as a researcher and was wondering about whether it would be possible for me to work in research in the industry. #research #phd #medical-research #biomedical-science...

#science-phd

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Katia D. Feb 26, 2017 452 views

How do students pursuing a PhD working in research earn money?

I'm interested in getting a PhD in biomedical science, but I'm not sure how to earn money working as a researcher while still having to pay for school. #research #biomedical #phd #medical-research #biomedical-science...

#science-phd

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Stephanie P. Feb 17, 2017 449 views

How long does it take to get a Phd

I need a time limit so I can plan out my future. #phd...

#social-science-phd

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abril G. Feb 15, 2017 275 views

which school is the best school to obtain a ohd in dentistry ?

I am a high-school junior In the San Francisco Bay Area. I am interested in obtaining a phd in the area of dentistry. #dentistry...

#phd

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Emma R. Feb 02, 2017 507 views

What's the difference between a Ph. D and Psy. D?

Is one more valuable than the other in terms of finding a clinical psychologist job or making more money? Is one easier to get than the other? #psychology #clinical-psychology #phd...

#therapists

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Emma R. Feb 02, 2017 407 views

How much of an income difference is there between a Master's in Psychology and a Ph D in Psychology?

I'm taking a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and considering graduate school. I'm wondering how much more money someone with a Ph D would make vs. someone with a Masters working as a counsellor/therapist? #psychology #therapy #phd #masters-degree #therapists #family-therapy...

#social-science-phd #group-therapy

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Kennedy W. Jan 03, 2017 431 views

Am I able to get my PhD in anything?

I wanted to do psychology but my mom and friends say that maybe engineering is where I need to be. I just don't know anymore. I know for sure I want my PhD but I don't know what topic to get it in. #engineering #psychology #college-majors...

#phd

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Abby L. Jul 19, 2016 493 views

Which came first, the PhD or the PhD advisor?

This has been bugging me. #college-major #professor #phd...

#science-phd

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seth W. Jul 05, 2016 619 views

should i go for a master right after undergraduate school?

is better to go right into graduate school or should i wait to get a job with my bachelors? #phd...

#master

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Calvin K. Jun 22, 2016 555 views

Is getting a psychologist job even possible without higher education?

And by higher education I mean graduate school. Is it even possible to become a psychologist if I don't plan on going into graduate school? #psychology #graduate-school #masters #phd...

#graduate-programs