Common Questions

You’ll find answers to common questions below. We are working on more of them. Follow us on Twitter to be notified when they drop.

Have more questions? Checkout student questions answered in our live information sessions and/or ask them below via the comments section.

To Ph.D. or Not to Ph.D.

  1. How do you pay for a Ph.D.?
  2. Should you get a master’s first?
  3. Can I do a Ph.D. part time?
  4. What kind of jobs can I get with a Ph.D.?


  1. How does Ph.D. admissions work?
  2. What parts of my application matter most?
  3. How do I decide where to apply?
  4. What do Ph.D. program rankings mean?

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