August 2017

Choosing the Right Research Group for Your PhD

By Yoshi Okawachi, 2017 Ambassador, United States | Posted: 9 August 2017

The PhD journey is incredibly rewarding but also filled with many roadblocks and frustrations along the way. Unlike undergraduate studies, where the curriculum is set, the PhD program is much less defined. You are thrown into the research group without well-defined responsibilities and expectations and you are expected to figure it out along the way. Here a few things, based on recent conversations with graduate students and professors, that could get your PhD career off to a good start. 

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