emailing professors after application?

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emailing professors after application?

Postby exy » Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:25 pm

Is it a good idea to email professors who i'm interested in working with at this time, just to say that i'm really interested in their work and would really like to go to their school? A lot of "unofficial" acceptances for this school has already been sent out, so at this point i think that there's a really good chance i wouldn't get in anyways. is it worth a shot to contact them?

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Re: emailing professors after application?

Postby badphysicist » Wed Feb 16, 2011 7:37 pm

If it's for this app season and you haven't already talked with said professors I would advise against. If it's for next year, go ahead.

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