Change of program of study

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skk
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Change of program of study

Postby skk » Wed Dec 08, 2010 3:38 am

Hello all,

This topic may not be relevant to many of you. I would like to change the program of study now from Physics to Applied Physics. On the application form, it seems possible because we get to select the program. (except Berkeley, where it is fixed once you register recommenders) But, since I registered my recommenders while I was signed up for Physics, would it have any impact on recommendation forms?

For instance, would the recommendation forms show things like "program of study: physics", in which case (now the recommendations forms are submitted) changing the program to Applied Physics would cause some confusion or problem...

Thanks again for your comments!

appliedphysics
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Re: Change of program of study

Postby appliedphysics » Fri Dec 10, 2010 2:33 pm

I think for many schools, Applied Physics is a different program from Physics so I think you might have to submit a different application to Applied Physics. Which programs are you applying to?

skk
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Re: Change of program of study

Postby skk » Sat Dec 18, 2010 3:51 pm

Hi appliedphysics,

Thank you for your reply.

I am applying to Applied Physics at University of Michigan. I hear you can work with any professor you want, and the program is very good.




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