Does anyone know what is a good subject line? The first contact should not be a spam letter -- that is, a letter that you could easily have sent to 1000 faculty members worldwide, and probably did. Do you have any other suggestions?its wrong write .plese find the above attachment Busy people don’t want to figure out your problems for you, and they don’t want to write a lengthy response. Your article, “how to Write an Email to a Potential Ph.D. Advisor/Professor”, had helped shining the way to communicate with professors who live overseas. If the professor responds, and offers to answer questions, then ask about funding. I modified everything and supposed to submit by my own. Write your email in a legible font size, such as 12 point type. I’ve noticed recently that a lot of people make their way to this site while searching for advice on how to write to a potential PhD supervisor. Is this correct? Different people have advised me on different things and I am unsure what do. Let me tell you what NOT to do. So I could not submit it by my own and still waiting for my supervisor's check. I am an international student. I have written and reminded many times. I get a lot of letters of this type. They want to say yes or no and then move on to the next thing. Thus, messages that offer nothing but a question like "What do you think about X?" Posted on July 30, 2012 Updated on November 20, 2017. So I am very much worried what to do in this situation.
Email is not a good venue for debate. I mean official email when the attachment is the only important thing but this isn't your friend when you can send email without body message or subject. These make it seem like you are shouting at the recipient. How to write to a prospective PhD (or Post-Doc) supervisor. You should introduce yourself, explain what kind of research you want to do, ask he/she if she is taking on a student, and reference a few of their recent papers that you are interested and why. are generally ineffectual. Include a small CV attached in the email. I am trying to contact a potential supervisor about doing a master’s by research. But as usual I always get a sorry reply.
After sending my email to three places, I received a good reply from a prospective professor who told me that I was a good fit to his/her laboratory. At most write an email about 6-8 lines long; people are busy.
Avoid special styles like italics, highlighting, or multicolored fonts unless they are warranted by the content and purpose of the email. But my supervisor told that he will check at least once before final submission. Usually I use the phrase "Please find something attached."
Do not use all caps. I have already wrote my email by I am unsure about what to write for the subject box of the email.