Stats & writing sample & schools applied to

希望对后来者有用。

GPA: 3.991 (Cumulative); 4 (Philosophy Major).
GRE: 163 (V); 169 (Q); 4 (W).

Coursework

  • Graduate seminars (3): Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason / sentimentalism in ethics / advanced symbolic logic
  • Value theory (4+1): Philosophy of law / social and political philosophy / normative ethics / applied ethics / + sentimentalism in ethics
  • History (5+1): Movements in 20th-century philosophy / history of 19th-century philosophy / history of 17th-century philosophy / history of medieval philosophy / history of ancient philosophy / + Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason
  • Metaphysics, mind, logic & phil of science (5+1): philosophy of mind / consciousness / philosophy of biology / studies in contemporary philosophy / symbolic logic / + advanced symbolic logic
  • Other (2): philosophy of art / philosophy of gender

Letter writers:

#1 大一下的教授(伦理学),那门课的 term paper 死搅蛮缠着他帮我改了一年,得过本科生的 best paper award。Writing Sample 的起源。大四上学期又上了他的课。

#2 大三下的教授(心灵哲学),虽然学生人数不算少,但在那门课上互相感觉很好所以请写了推荐信。当事人说是 「very strong letter」。

#3 大三下一直上到大四下的教授(科学哲学,分析哲学史),从黑格尔上到日常语言学派,又上回达尔文。

Programs applied to:

NIU (MA, declined), UW-Madison, WUSTL (Withdrawn), U Mass, Indiana, Cornell, Brown, Notre Dame (Withdrawn), Arizona, UNC, CUNY, U of T, UCLA, Berkeley, Stanford, Harvard, Columbia, Yale, Princeton, NYU

Admitted, Waitlisted, Rejected, Withdrawn

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Came to Philosophy in my junior year, spend an extra year (fifth) as undergraduate.

GPA: Under 3.5 (Cumulative); Around 3.7 (Philosophy)
GRE: Embarrassingly low. Far from adequate.

Writing Sample (on Political Philosophy): State Interference in Parenting

Course Work

  • Value Theory (5+1): Philo of Law/ Ethical Theory/ Current Moral & Social Issues/ Topics in Social & Political Philo/ Moral Responsibility / Seminar in Legal Philo.

  • Metaphysics-Epistemology(3): (Intro) Metaphysics/ Philo of Language/ (Advanced) Philo of Language.

  • Logic (2): Intro/ Intermediate Logic.

  • History(2): Aristotle/ 18 Century.

  • Other(3+1): Seminar in Philo of Psychology/ Philo of Art/ Philo aspect of Cog Sci/ (another) (Crosslisted) Cog Sci and Philo.

Letter Writers: (Not ranked):

1 大三上,大五上,大五下的教授 (法律哲学),大五上的那门课觉得特别好。

2 大四上一直到大五下的教授,(政治哲学) ,Thesis Adviser. Paper 想了一年多(觉得前期稿子不太能看,就不算“写”了一年)writing sample是节选。

3 大三下教授(伦理学), 仔细聊过申请的事。

Programs applied to (All MA):

Brandeis (off waitlist) / UW Milwaukee / GSU / NIU / UMSL (declined) / VT (declined) / SFSU (declined) / UBC / SFU / UWO (declined)

a4/w3/r3
(没有全聚德我甚感欣慰…把我被哲学拒之门外的可能时间延到了两年后)
(Accept 了Brandeis的半奖offer)

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有今年申请的小伙伴一起更这个贴子吗 (为期N个月的直播申请过程-结果?)

我有大概的school list 什么的可以考虑po了 但一个人的话可能就不了…

我是MA往外申的,有些数据可能没什么借鉴意义(MA的成绩一般最低A-)
GPA: Class 2 (undergrad; 换算过来好像是3.2左右);4.0(MA)
GRE:162(V);167(Q);4.5(W)

Writing Sample: What Is Rationality Good For? A Game-Theoretic Perspective

Letter writers: MA的导师和两个教授。

Programs applied to (all PhD):(求教我怎么换颜色T-T)
Admitted: UC-Irvine, York, UC-Davis
Waitlisted: Western (WL-reject), Wisconsin-Madison (WL-admit), Washington (pending funding)
Rejected: Pittsburgh, Michigan, Stanford, Princeton, Carnegie Mellon, UC-Berkeley, Columbia, Brown

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给最后加上“]” 就可以了

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GPA: 4 (MA; 基本都很高 参考意义不大) GRE: 不打算重考了

Writing Sample: Obligation of the Marginalized

MA Course Work: (比较确定自己的AOI所以选课侧重明显 这样可能有利有弊)

  • Moral/Social (x4)
  • Independent Study/Thesis(x2)
  • Others: Prosem(x1) Linguistics(x1) Psychology(x1)

Letter writers: MA的导师和教授 本科的教授

Tentative List (all PhD): 15 (有几所学校今年不招生了所以list没有本来打算的长(基于种种原因申的不是很保守 (我也很可能打算申1-3所psych MA in UK

UMich Yale Princeton Pitt NYU Rutgers MIT USC Harvard Stanford UCBerkeley UCLA WUSTL Cornell UCSD

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