Re: OT: grad school advice

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Wed Oct 31 2001 - 04:04:34 MST

On Wed, Oct 31, 2001 at 10:25:51AM +0100, Amara Graps wrote:
> Alex F. Bokov, Tue Oct 30, 2001 :
> >Unless you have a specific reason for doing so, do *not* seek an MS.
> Unless you decide to go to graduate school in Europe. Then having a M.S.
> degree is exactly the right degree to have. You move into the PhD programs
> then aligned where many/most PhD research programs begin.

Yes, this is the way I got into my research program. My M.S. work
blended seamlessly over into my PhD work.

I really enjoyed Alex's description, it makes a lot of sense and fits my
experience too - despite the cultural differences between the US and
Europe the basic human ways of making contact are the same.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
GCS/M/S/O d++ -p+ c++++ !l u+ e++ m++ s+/+ n--- h+/* f+ g+ w++ t+ r+ !y

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