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Yesterday I got the following letter from the associate dean of our graduate program, here copied in its entirety: According to our records, Sewall Wright (or someone else) will begin his 7th year of graduate studies on July 1. Length … Continue reading
The significance of a Ph.D. degree is that you can do much more than excellent research. You can also think of what questions to ask. You know how to push at the most important unknowns. You can read the literature … Continue reading
Why not get your Ph.D. in three years? Can’t you learn what is needed in this time frame? This may sound ridiculous to an American who may hardly even have identified a thesis topic by their third year. How did … Continue reading