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# USC vs UT Austin (help!)

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USC vs UT Austin (help!) [#permalink]

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24 Feb 2012, 00:54
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Re: USC vs UT Austin (help!) [#permalink]

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26 Feb 2012, 22:54
Where are you from? Where do you want to work after graduation? Or are you planning to go straight into a PhD program after the MACC?
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Re: USC vs UT Austin (help!) [#permalink]

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26 Feb 2012, 23:12
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Last edited by badini0891 on 25 Feb 2014, 21:47, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: USC vs UT Austin (help!) [#permalink]

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27 Feb 2012, 01:04
PhD programs care a lot about your research aptitude. So if you're guaranteed a lot of research at USC, I would definitely go for that. Plus, Los Angeles, as a city, provides more opportunities than Austin. Rank won't matter so long as you can get professors to vouch for you.

Where in the Middle East are you from?

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Re: USC vs UT Austin (help!) [#permalink]

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27 Feb 2012, 04:36
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Re: USC vs UT Austin (help!) [#permalink]

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27 Feb 2012, 10:53
Yeah, sadly (given my avatar) I think USC might be the better choice. Can't go wrong though because both universities are very productive in research. I know that there are RAs here, but I don't think many MACCs get them.

Most professors I've talked to though say that PhDs in accounting usually work in public for a bit before starting the PhD program. Just something to keep in mind
Re: USC vs UT Austin (help!)   [#permalink] 27 Feb 2012, 10:53
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