The next step is to find an advisor, which can be difficult.
For programs that don’t have official rotation schedules for their students, this means you’re on your own to untangle your path to a Ph D.
You meet with the professors multiple times, attend their group meetings, and get a feel for how they run their groups.
By the end of your month-long dance, you decide whether or not you want to join the group.
You attach your CV to those emails in order to establish your credentials and suitability.
Some professors write you back wanting to meet, and some don't.
In the end, any advisor who is willing to give you a chance and invest in you may turn out better than the "ideal" one who won’t or can't offer you a position.
Regardless, you’ll likely have to compromise in some way, so it all depends on what qualities you value the most in an advisor.
(Yikes.) As important as what you put on your profile is who you allow to see your profile, according to Camille.
Using a loose analogy to convey a parting message, keep in mind that anyone you’re dating is a better choice than the person of your dreams for one simple reason.
With each swing of the restaurant door, Marcia Lane leaned forward and squinted to see whether she recognized her online date, Jay Man45.
And be warned, some of the apps make you pay for this feature.
For most people, it’s not a goal to remain anonymous on these sites, Camille says.