Questions To Ask When Thinking About Pursuing a Ph…

Questions To Ask When Thinking About Pursuing a PhD

“Research shows that up to half of the students who begin doctoral study never receive the Ph.D. One culprit in attrition is a poor match. Doctoral study may be a poor choice in the first place, or there may be a poor fit between the student and the program.”

Questions that need an answer:

1. Why a PhD?

2. Why economics?

3. Why Berkeley?

4. What advisors at Berkeley? Why?