How should I email potential supervisor

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gaugeinvariance
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How should I email potential supervisor

Post by gaugeinvariance » Fri Nov 13, 2020 1:35 pm

Dear all, it is me again :D I am currently applying to the graduate school in the U.S. I wonder whether it is good to send emails to supervisors that are having projects that I am interested in. If it is so, how should I organize the email so that I sounds polite as an outsider? :D

geekusprimus
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Re: How should I email potential supervisor

Post by geekusprimus » Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:53 am

Try some variant of this:
"Hello, I'm <insert name here. I'm currently applying to graduate schools and was thinking about applying to <insert school name here>. Your work in <insert subject> is very interesting to me. Do you anticipate needing any new graduate students in the coming year?"



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