Road to Graduate School⑤ E-mailing Professors
We will be sharing you some tips on how to e-mail graduate school professors.
There are some students who prefer graduate schools that "don't require advance notice"
but in reality, "no need to apply" means that you can apply without prior notice,
but it doesn't mean that you will never apply.
NOT REQUIRED does not equal to NOT BEING REQUIRED AT ALL.
It is necessary to contact in advance
You need to make sure that your research is suitable for the professor
It is important for the professor to get to know you
Admission to graduate school is not determined solely by test scores.
In the laboratory, everyone gives presentations on their research in one room.
(Please search for "Graduate School Laboratory Photo" and you will get an idea on
how lab rooms look like
If the professor thinks youre qualified to join the laboratory, it is only then that you will get accepted. Rather than sending out a paper-only research plan, you can get to know them by exchanging emails. Communication is key but so is preparing advance.
We will be sharing with you some tips on how to write an e-mail next time!