Difficulty level: Semi Hard
Listen to the following short recording about PhD applications.
Fill each gap in the summary below with one word only.
- If you’re thinking of applying for a PhD, you’ll need curiosity, ______ and dedication. You also need good academic ______, such as a first class or 2.1 honours degree. You need a ______ for study and for ______ work, and you need to be motivated.
- It’s important that you find a ______ who has expertise in your area of interest, and so you should look at some of the key ______ in your chosen field. Find someone who is doing research related to your field, and make ______ with them. They will be involved in your ______ as it develops.
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