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Undergrads: Thinking About Graduate School? - Shared screen with speaker view
Noa Eshkar
05:41
will the participants receive a link to the recording?
Jacquie Spano
06:04
Yes
Susan Perry
06:11
speaker is muted
Noa Eshkar
06:26
oh great! thanks
Virginia Weisar
16:37
how good is good? 3.0?
Paul Reid
27:43
Does much of this still apply to law school/a law degree? I am curious as I must still apply to law schools
Kathryn Bosley
32:09
Will a Masters degree make someone more prepared for a PhD? I'm almost done my Bachelors, and am applying for Masters, but I don't feel ready for a PhD.
Noa Eshkar
35:27
if you have a low GPA because of personal circumstances can you still apply for those programs when your dream is to do PhD research in AI, Machine Learning and neuroscience?
Virginia Weisar
35:49
^
David Spector
36:04
it never hurt to apply!!
David Spector
36:35
Don't tell yourself no, let them make that decision
Nicholas Jones
43:09
Would a patent count as a publication?
David Spector
43:36
Is it better to be associated with multiple research projects, or does that look indecisive?
Irene Abraham
44:03
How are we able to get research opportunities on campus?
Adit Anand
44:33
The Vertically Integrated Projects program is one way Irene!https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/vertically-integrated-projects/teams/
Irene Abraham
45:21
Thank you!
Noa Eshkar
45:46
what should I do? I fulfilled my cinema degree requirements and I'm interested to switch to STEM. How do I get into STEM? Should I stay in school and add a major or a minor or should I graduate and take a community college STEM training since it's cheaper?
Sabrina Shih
46:18
You can get research on campus by asking professors too @Irene
David Spector
46:32
^^
David Spector
46:44
Talk to PhD TAs too
Irene Abraham
47:02
Thank you for the suggestion! I find it hard to connect during this pandemic which is certainly an obstacle
Henry Shi
47:05
I'm a physics/AMS major, what should I do to improve my chances of getting into engineering masters programs? what about applied math masters programs?
Paul Reid
47:22
I was curious how I could find opportunities, as I am going to complete my undergrad next semester, and I cannot help but feel underprepared for law school
Myra Arshad
48:04
@irene lots of clubs will host research opportunities too! I’m bio so I look at biochem society or stony. Brook young investigator review
Irene Abraham
50:01
I'm definitely adding that to my list!
Connor Wilson
50:11
@irene it can also be a lot easier to approach professors if you feel more qualified to than the average student. My favorite strategies are becoming a TA or just going to office hours every week to ask questions about the class but also talk about more interesting things like research
Nicholas Jones
50:29
Does having multiple schools for my undergrad count negatively towards applying to grad school? I’ve been to four different schools, one of them a community college, with some work (including research experienced interspersed).
Noa Eshkar
52:08
are there specific postbac programs I can use to apply for PhD programs?
Sindhu Padaga
52:20
About the GRE, would you recommend taking the GRE if I am planning on applying to Computer Science Masters at Stony Brook University for Spring 2022?
Irene Abraham
55:22
What would be considered a decent GPA?
Paul Reid
55:37
I know 3.5 and up is considered pretty good
Myra Arshad
56:47
So I have a 3.5 right now, but due to the pandemic this semester has been really hard and I’m worried about dipping below this semester. Will this significantly effect my grad school app? Do you think grad schools will take the pandemic into account?
David Spector
56:49
a med school admission advisor told me their median incoming GPA is 3.5
Mike Vigliotti
57:39
I have to leave for class soon, where will I be able to fin this recording afterwards?
Inayah Burton
58:05
Is AY an apprenticeship?
Inayah Burton
58:16
Ah nvm
Paul Reid
01:01:41
Are there stipends and such for GPA? I currently have a 3.9, and was curious if I could apply for anything to help save some money
Henry Shi
01:05:44
When do I apply for these fellowships? During my undergrad (during grad school admissions)? or after grad school admit?
Noa Eshkar
01:08:11
Is there any assistance for human trafficking victims?
David Spector
01:08:53
Wasn't there a change to the tax code in 2017 that made attending graduate school significantly less financially attractive?
Tamiya Gordon
01:08:56
Does having a PhD and no prior work experience make you less likely to be hired in your chosen field?
Sindhu Padaga
01:09:29
About the GRE, would you recommend taking the GRE if I am planning on applying to Computer Science Masters at Stony Brook University for Spring 2022?
Inayah Burton
01:09:45
Does TA-ing as an undergrad promote a stronger application?
Sindhu Padaga
01:10:09
Thank you
Henry Shi
01:11:13
Do these grants apply to masters programs?
David Spector
01:11:27
Okay thank you!
Noa Eshkar
01:17:08
if I have a newspaper article about my artwork, that I have displayed in Binghamton, would it be ok to use it when I'm applying for a PhD program in STEM like system science engineering?
ramona ramnauth
01:17:55
"across all field of science" includes accounting as well?
Noa Eshkar
01:25:25
oh that was another question I had: if I can apply for the GRFP before applying to grad or PhD program. thank you for answering it
Paul Reid
01:26:53
Where can I start looking for GRFPs?
Adit Anand
01:37:53
Congratulations Inayah!
Tamiya Gordon
01:38:01
Do you know if toxicology falls into the NIH one because its drug related?
Inayah Burton
01:38:08
Thank you Adit!
Noa Eshkar
01:38:20
Congrats Inayah!
Paul Raucci
01:38:25
Will this video recording be available for us to review later
Inayah Burton
01:38:31
Thank you Noa!
Noa Eshkar
01:42:09
susan.brennan.stonybrooke.edu? I think I missed it
Tamiya Gordon
01:42:14
Thank you
Sherlyn Mercado
01:42:19
Is it hard to get into grad school later in life? I’m concerned I’ll lose my “academic work ethic” or be able to get letters of rec (specially if they require an academic one)?
Adit Anand
01:42:50
@Noa, the email address was susan.brennan@stonybrook.edu I believe?
Inayah Burton
01:43:30
Also non traditional lol
Paul Reid
01:44:02
Regarding grad school, I am going to graduate this fall, and I still have not applied to any schools, is there a time around when I should have the applications in? I am quite unsure/unprepared truthfully speaking
Noa Eshkar
01:44:23
my goal is to heal brain injuries through AI, gaming environment and mixed reality, using art and natural scenes, so I need the neuroscience background
Noa Eshkar
01:45:20
@Adit thanks :)
Paul Reid
01:46:01
Alright, well thank you for your time!
Noa Eshkar
01:47:07
wow I'm so excited about the possibilities. Now I need to learn how to apply the right way
Inayah Burton
01:50:04
^
Noa Eshkar
01:55:31
maybe I should also learn psychology or neuropsychology classes for the AI
An Kreidler-Siwinski
01:55:54
Thank you very much for all the information!
Henry Shi
01:55:59
Thank you very much!
Noa Eshkar
01:56:07
thank you so much!!!!
Irene Abraham
01:56:08
Thank you!
Claire Grande
01:56:08
Thank you!
Dineen Vogler
01:56:10
Thank you!
Sindhu Padaga
01:56:29
Thank you so much for this informative session!