What makes a strong PhD candidate?

What makes a strong PhD candidate?

Other expressions illustrating commitment were perseverance, persistence, determination, dedication, tenacity, resilience and endurance. “The most important qualities a PhD candidate will need are perseverance and commitment, probably more so than raw intelligence.”

Do grad schools look at community college GPA?

They would look at all of it (grad programs will require transcripts from all your schools) but whatever is most recent matters the most. It’s very common for people to have a rough start as freshmen but then do better in junior and senior years.

Is a 3.1 GPA good for grad school?

Unfortunately, there isn’t a precise answer because the exact GPA needed for grad school depends on the program you’re applying to. While some programs are OK with 2.5 or 3.0 GPAs, others balk at anything lower than a 3.5! Unlike undergrad admissions, it’s very common for grad schools to have specific GPA cutoffs.

Is a 3.1 a bad GPA?

Is a 3.1 GPA Good? A grade of B demonstrates good performance, making a 3.1 a “good” GPA. Most colleges (if not all) accept applications from students attaining a 3.1 GPA, especially considering that it exceeds the national average for graduating high school seniors.