Mcfly11 wrote:Quick question for you guys. I'm in a Master's program, and am planning to apply to a Ph.D program to start once I'm done my MSc. My marks in undergrad were very good (4.0), but my marks in grad school are lower (Somewhere around 3.5 GPA). Does anyone know if schools tend to weight your undergrad, or your graduate marks more?
geshi wrote:I would imagine they care more about your grad school grades than undergrad grades. I've definitely seen some schools that said stuff along the lines of "minimum GPA in undergrad work of 3.0 and minimum GPA in grad work of 3.3." So I'm not sure whether than means they think higher grades in grad school are easier, or if they are more interested in good grades in grad school. I'll try to find a link for a department or two that I saw that.
adhikarir wrote:Looks like u got your undergraduate degree outside us, likely India ( looking at your name). So, it would depend on if your bachelors is three years or four years. If it is three years, then u might want to do your MS, because as far as I know most of the schools want you to have four year degree. If it is four year course, then u are fine and can go ahead to take GRE and apply.
sumith85 wrote:Thanks all of you for their posts. My bachelor is a 4 year one. Actually I am thinking about putting my efforts for Physics GRE in November and avoid MS. I don't know whether it is good or bad decision.
Thanks again for your help and I think it will not stop!!
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