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I received the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship as a senior undergrad in 2020, and it has opened many doors for me. When I was writing my application, I found it helpful to read the advice of others and previous successful applications. Here, I provide some of my thoughts on the process, link to advice that was helpful to me, and provide my application materials in hopes of empowering future applicants.
As an undergraduate, I did not know many people applying to graduate school, so applying to graduate school involved a lot of unknowns for me. Here, I’ve written down some things I wish I had known when I started the process.