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b555  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: FFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUCK.

didnt you have a planb? dont worry man, you will figure something out





coffeesp00ns  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Well, this is my second Masters, and I wanted to study with someone specific. They want to work with me, the school they are associated with didn't accept me.

lil  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

f'g U of T. Sorry to hear that spoons

b555  ·  2002 days ago  ·  link  ·  

did you contact them? how did it go dude?

galen  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Ugh, that's awful. I'm really sorry.

b555  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

ah, that is sad. why dont you try mailing them again?

user-inactivated  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Can you work with them on the side?

coffeesp00ns  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I've already been doing so - She's been helping me edit a paper I'm writing.

user-inactivated  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Did she write you a rec? It's my understanding with grad school at least in the hard sciences that if you can find a professor at the target university in the specific line of research you want, and get them in your camp, you're basically in, since all you're gonna be doing for several years is working with them.

coffeesp00ns  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Did she write you a rec?

Yeah, she did. Idunno, U of T can be a weird school. Super conservative about really dumb things. They might have just not liked my thesis.

b555  ·  2006 days ago  ·  link  ·  

i would suggest you mailing them once and asking your prof to do the same. doesnt hurt to try, right? :)