PhD Student Interview Questions

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Jul 24, 2014

Interview Question for PhD Student at UC San Francisco:

“If you got an on-site interview, then you should be focusing on answering questions pertaining to your research experiences. Remember the people you are meeting with (professors) are world leaders in…”


Jun 29, 2014

Interview Question for PhD Student at UMBC:

“Specific to my project”


Jun 15, 2014

Interview Question for PhD Student at NYU (New York University):

“Usually No addition interview is needed. So do a good job on your CV and Exam.”


Jun 12, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Harvard University:

“None that I can recall”


May 25, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at New Jersey Institute of Technology:

“Why your gre results were not so stellar?”


Apr 21, 2014

Interview Question for Anonymous at Tulane University:

“I don't remember.”


Jan 26, 2014

Interview Question for PhD Student at University of Rochester:

“One of the faculty member asked me about my summer vacation, really unexpected one!
The interview is very chill and casual. It seems like the main purpose is getting to know the applicants and…”


Dec 27, 2013

Interview Question for PhD Student at Carnegie Mellon University:

“interview questions were pretty basic (e.g., describe what kind of research you would like to work on)”


Dec 22, 2013

Interview Question for PhD Student at Harvard University:

“Tell me more about your previous research”


Oct 29, 2013

Interview Question for PhD Student at Notre Dame:

“no surprises”