Today I decided to accept the Princeton offer. This is an incredible opportunity, to say the least of it. I'm so privileged to work with creative and inspiring faculty members in the psychology and neuroscience departments, and I'm already thinking of ideas for prospective research projects. Dominick and I are very excited to begin this new chapter … Continue reading final decision
Yesterday I got home from visiting the University of Maryland Hearing and Speech Science program and the Rochester Brain and Cognitive Science program. Here are some photos from my adventures! Taking off from Boston en route to DC, with a view of Cape Cod on the way: Interviews are surprisingly good for you! My … Continue reading UMD and Rochester visits
I now have three admissions offers! There are some tough decisions ahead... Here's where I stand with each school: UMD – offered admission, visiting 2/25-2/26 Princeton – offered admission UCSD – offered admission Rochester – interviewing 2/27-2/28 UIUC – declined Harvard – waiting Stanford – waiting UPenn – waiting Having this many offers frankly never really occurred to me … Continue reading three admissions offers
Yesterday I got a phone call from my prospective advisor at Princeton: I'm being offered admission! Nothing is official until the graduate school makes the complete offer with all the nitty gritty details, but I'm absolutely thrilled!
Today I got an admissions offer from the University of Maryland! The administrative email was pretty frank (i.e., We are offering you admission. Please accept or decline.) so I wrote to request additional information, and we'll see what happens. So, here's where I stand with each school now: UMD – offered admission! Princeton – interviewed UCSD … Continue reading three interviews, one admissions offer
Visiting UCSD was wonderful! The faculty were engaging, the campus tour was gorgeous, and I even got to see some familiar faces too. My friend Melissa is a current student, my friend Margarita was interviewing, and we stayed with my former labmate, Eva, who is now a post-doc in the Linguistics department. Though I didn't … Continue reading two interviews done
Princeton went incredibly well, and I had a great time talking with the faculty. It felt a lot less like a scrutinizing interview and more like a casual chat about mutual interests. I especially enjoyed the language group lab meeting, wherein each faculty member in the area gave a brief presentation of their current work … Continue reading one interview done