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08-08-2012, 04:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Cupmonger View Post
... I hear it's much better to get into a company and then do a masters or PhD in accordance to the companies needs (and your interests).
I've seen people do this, but the risk is that the company may put a lid on what they want to appear in publications, especially journal papers that are highly detailed, which can make you less attractive to other companies, as well as marginalize your work, possibly to the point of putting your doctoral candidacy at risk.

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