一亩三分地论坛

 找回密码
 获取更多干货,去instant注册!

扫码关注一亩三分地公众号
查看: 1132|回复: 10
收起左侧

[背景提升] JHU一位Assistant Professor对于国际学生申请的看法

[复制链接] |试试Instant~ |关注本帖
waytofall 发表于 2015-12-10 08:30:46 | 显示全部楼层 |阅读模式

注册一亩三分地论坛,查看更多干货!

您需要 登录 才可以下载或查看,没有帐号?获取更多干货,去instant注册!

x
这位教授主页:http://www.suchisaria.com/
虽然是一名印度助理教授,但是感觉所描述的现实非常具有代表性,原文附在下面:. 鐗涗汉浜戦泦,涓浜╀笁鍒嗗湴
Q00. I am an international student and I want to apply to your PhD program. Are you taking students? .1point3acres缃
We get 5+ emails of this type per week through the fall. As a once international student, I understand the anxiety of being on the other side. First, these emails are not effective unless you've read the faculty's papers and have something intelligent to say. So, don't bother wasting your time. Second, let me explain a common issue with PhD admissions for international students. Typically, CS programs tend to fund their PhD students through the length of their program (5 years). This means faculty tend to be risk averse. Having sat on PhD admissions committees, most faculty find it challenging to assess the background of an international student because they don't often know your school or your advisor. It's also difficult to gauge whether your grades are highly competitive or not. As a result, most committees pass on international students unless they have an *obviously* strong application. If you're serious about research and getting a PhD, and don't have a strong research background (i.e. published papers in top conferences and strong recommendation letters), apply to the masters program. Very often, we take our strong masters students as research assistants after a semester or two. This gives you a chance to build credibility. And, very often, you can recover the cost of your masters through industry internships which pay quite a bit. Also, at a place like Hopkins, there are many faculty outside of computer science that are looking for strong programmers for a research project. That funding can tide you over until you find a lab. But, in the long run, it's more fruitful to apply to a strong masters program with the goal of switching to a good PhD program rather than going to a PhD program with a poor fit.

评分

2

查看全部评分

Booky 发表于 2015-12-10 09:08:04 | 显示全部楼层
的确,而且解答了一些疑惑
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

guagua_MEMS 发表于 2015-12-10 09:20:47 | 显示全部楼层
很有道理,谢谢分享!
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

jeff_xu001 发表于 2015-12-10 09:26:49 | 显示全部楼层
描述很实在,truth-telling
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

yxz001 发表于 2015-12-10 09:48:17 | 显示全部楼层
值得思考,很实在的说法
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

屋顶睡大觉 发表于 2015-12-10 10:54:58 | 显示全部楼层
哎就是这样啊
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

chenzhan171 发表于 2015-12-10 11:23:37 | 显示全部楼层
其实就是这样的。很中肯
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

xz26534740 发表于 2015-12-10 12:54:04 | 显示全部楼层
JHU本来就对国际生不怎么友好
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

frost523 发表于 2015-12-10 13:38:24 | 显示全部楼层
非CS专业的看到"recover the cost of your masters through industry internships which pay quite a bit",只能说CS大法好……
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

jeff_xu001 发表于 2015-12-10 14:16:29 | 显示全部楼层
frost523 发表于 2015-12-10 13:38
非CS专业的看到"recover the cost of your masters through industry internships which pay quite a bit ...

to be precise: to cover part of your cost of master program,最高的FB intern 也不过 7000刀 monthly,三个月2万刀,也cover 不了 total cost的
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

Smush 发表于 2015-12-10 21:55:01 | 显示全部楼层
只能说良心教授啊~
回复 支持 反对

使用道具 举报

本版积分规则

请点这里访问我们的新网站:一亩三分地Instant.

Instant搜索更强大,不扣积分,内容组织的更好更整洁!目前仍在beta版本,努力完善中!反馈请点这里

关闭

一亩三分地推荐上一条 /5 下一条

手机版|小黑屋|一亩三分地论坛声明 ( 沪ICP备11015994号 )

custom counter

GMT+8, 2016-12-7 02:42

Powered by Discuz! X3

© 2001-2013 Comsenz Inc. Design By HUXTeam

快速回复 返回顶部 返回列表