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are Some Questions to Ask When Choosing an Advisor:
Is this advisor knowledgeable in the area of research or scholarly activity you
plan to pursue? Is his
theoretical and methodological perspective consistent with yours?
productive is s/he? How
recognized is his/her work?
many students does s/he advise?
What kinds of relationships and expectations does he/she have --
What is the average time for completion of this advisor's Ph.D. students?
is the completion rate for his/her advisees?
long has s/he been on the faculty?
- frequent interactions?
out topics or helping students create research areas? or
well does this advisor assist students in getting funding and finding jobs?
s/he maintain good relations with other faculty?
s/he likely to be in residence for the entire duration of your dissertation?