Monday, October 22, 2007

The Full Text of Applying to Ph.D. Programs in Philosophy Is Available...


I will try occasionally to visit that post and the original posts to look at the comments. Although I can't address particular students' situations, I can address general questions.

I would be especially interested to hear from professors who have served on admissions committees who think that my advice is inaccurate or misleading.


Anonymous said...

regarding GPAs, do you look at the overall GPA or just the grades in the major subject?

Eric Schwitzgebel said...

It's a holistic not a formulaic assessment. In my view -- and I believe in the view of most admissions committees -- grades in philosophy are more important, as are recent grades.