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 +====== Frequently Asked Questions about the Ph.D. Qualifying Exam ======
 +(prepared by the UC Davis Galois Group, Janualy 2008)
 +Question 1: When should a student start preparing for Quals, and how
 +useful is it to spend a significant amount of time reviewing old course
 +Question 2: How many and what types of questions should students expect
 +from their Qualifying Exam Committee members, both during the
 +student-delivered talk and during the post-talk question session?
 +Question 3: What should a student have in mind when choosing a committee,
 +and is it appropriate to ask potential committee members what types of
 +questions they might ask?
 +Question 4: How should a student choose the chair of the committee?
 +Question 5: What advantages and disadvantages are there to a student'​s
 +advisor being part of their committee?
 +Question 6: How in depth should a student'​s exam syllabus be, what types
 +of sources should be cited, and how much does this depend upon their
 +research area?
 +Question 7: Is there any general advice that you would give to a student
 +not addressed by any of the above questions?
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