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Unlocking the PhD Code


The 10 Things They Didn’t Tell You

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I can say that Isabelle has been the best mentor throughout my PhD application journey. After a year of setbacks, I was on the brink of losing hope. Connecting with Isabelle turned out to be a game-changer.

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PhD student at Max Delbrück Center
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Isabelle's unique ideas elevated my applications, going beyond the typical CV and motivation. She made sure my applications stood out with an individuality that conveyed both my personality and research interests.

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PhD student at Max Delbrück Center
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Hi, I’m Dr. Isabelle Kohler

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I am a scientist with 15 years of experience in supervising (PhD) students and 10+ years of teaching experience in academia. My mission is to empower early-career scientists to make them strive. I’m here to help you harnessing your potential and reaching your goals.

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