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Insider Information: Applying to Quantitative Biology PhD Programs

By Hersh K. Bhargava, James Fraser • November 13, 2022

The landscape of life science PhD programs and their admissions processes can be incredibly opaque. As former applicants who are now admissions committee members / grad program leaders, we want to share an insider picture to help aspiring scientists make the most informed decisions and craft the best applications possible. We have seen great candidates fail due to not understanding the (perhaps unfortunate, but nevertheless ubiquitous) peculiarities of academia, and it’s our goal to prevent that from being you! Continue reading.