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Copenhagen Business School
PhD Candidate was asked...15 September 2017

phd project

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Did you present your project?

Hi, thanks for sharing your interview experience for the PhD position at CBS. It would be great if you could share your experience in more detail. 1. What was the composition of the interview panel? 2. What was the interview mode ? Skype or Face-to-face? 3. What was the duration of the interview? 4. What were the questions asked? Were you asked to present your project? 5. What was the time gap between the time you were told you were qualified to the interview date? 6. When were you intimated about the outcome of your interview? Thanking you in anticipation of receiving answers to the above Less

Cardiff University

Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

1 Answers

Geeting a doctorate

Swiss TPH

My strengths

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Universidade de Sao Paulo

Quais projetos você já desenvolveu em parceria com o setor produtivo?

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Já trabalhei com hospitais, escolas, universidades e governo.

Université de Genève

What is your greatest strength

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Motivation and passion for the subject matter

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Your research proposal seems quite fancy, involving probably mathematical methods you have not encountered before. What will you do in case you don't know how to proceed?

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Take the opportunity as personal development and training, study. Continuous learning process. Less

University of Aberdeen

Any questions that you would like to ask us about the course / university / the department?

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(Asking a few questions would show them that we have seen details about the university and the department and chose to proceed, rather than applying for the university like every other applications) I said that I have seen the university website earlier and I have few questions about which detail couldn't be seen on website 1. Is there a journal club within the department 2. Can the project be published at the end of PhD 3. Do I get to present my project in conferences 4. Is there possibilities to teach - maybe for undergrads Less


How will you manage long computational times?

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i will use both long and short term goals

Carnegie Mellon University

What do you want to work on?

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Honestly, trying to focus on projects that had overlap with interests of the interviewing professor Less

Delft University of Technology

How do you want proceed the project ?!

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very bad

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