Having recently being through the PhD admissions process, finding an advisor was a lot of work. I also hear of labs with funding seeking phd prospects. I wonder if having a central online platform where faculty can recruit PhD students (or post lab openings) for their labs would be helpful. Perhaps being able to see your options upfront as a faculty and a student might lead to better ‘fit’ between the new advisor and advisee. I built a prototype for the fun of it and now I’m curious if faculty would actually appreciate such a tool. Will it make life easier or increase overhead if you had a repository of students you can pick and choose from and attempt to recruit to your program?

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