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Doing Summer Research to Boost Your Ph.D. Application

Posted by Sandra Jones on 1/20/16 3:52 PM

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If you’re interested in applying to Ph.D. programs, you should most definitely plan to do summer research. Even if you’re involved in research at your home institution during the academic year, use the summer as an opportunity to explore a new topic, work in a different lab environment, or learn a new technique. Summer research programs exist across all fields of research from the humanities to the life sciences ranging from 8 – 12 weeks. Here are 5 reasons why you should take advantage of them.

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