Good Physics Graduate School Applicant Resource

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Good Physics Graduate School Applicant Resource

Postby denvercode » Fri Sep 28, 2007 5:38 pm

Hi everyone.

I discovered an excellent resource for graduate school applications.

* List of US Graduate School Physics Programs. ... or_major/6

* Admission Results & Decisions from many different Physics Programs

* Subscribe for alerts on when your program has started to send out admission decisions.

* General Graduate School Admission Resources.

Hope you find these useful!

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Postby dunecastle » Sun Oct 14, 2007 7:01 am

the website is great! there are ample resources on acceptance rates and admission information of every grad-program, but is it possible to check out detailed background-like GRE score and GPA- of every accepted applicants?

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Postby denvercode » Wed Nov 28, 2007 1:57 pm

Actually, I believe there is though the data on the scores is sparse. If you click into the details of a program it will show the scores that have been reported.

For example, for Princeton's program (, it looks like the GRE score reported was: Q:800, V: 590, W: 71.

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Postby denvercode » Thu Dec 06, 2007 3:02 pm

Another pretty good general applicant resource is:


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Postby dlenmn » Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:07 pm

An even better resource...

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Postby schandre » Thu Dec 06, 2007 7:12 pm

You got it right dlenmn!
When it comes to grad school this site tells us everything we need to know.

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