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Gradschool advice - demystifying letters of recommendation

Disclaimer: I am no expert in admissions. This series of blog posts is a hastily organized braindump resulting from abundant introspection, and discussions I’ve had with prospective grad students. Much of this is my view of the process and holds (if at all) only for North American PhD programs in ML/CV/Robotics.

Gradschool advice - writing a statement of purpose

Don’t just write a statement; make one. Disclaimer: I am no expert in admissions. This series of blog posts is a hastily organized braindump resulting from abundant introspection, and from discussions I’ve had over the last few years with prospective grad students.

Gradschool advice - picking a school

Applying to grad school is easy; picking which programs to apply to is hard. TL; DR: Pick an advisor, not a school Disclaimer: I am no expert in admissions.

Series of posts for PhD applicants

It’s that time of the year again: grad school applications season! Applying to grad school is a long, stressful process for many. There’s several decisions to make: choice of schools and/or advisors, scouting for letter writers, drafting a great research statement, taking language tests (Oh wait!