Beautiful campus. Obviously, one's own experience depends on one's path and advisors.
Grad school might seem like a place to pursue one's liking, but this may come back to bite you.
I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at University of Washington (Seattle, WA (US)).
Applied via HuskyJobs, was contacted a week later, brief phone screening, then in person interview with 2 managers of department. I'm sure this experience varies a lot based on the department you are applying to.
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