Project Lever is mentioned as the tool of choice for figuring out research advisors by Huffington Post!
2. Do your research first!
After refining your interests, find out who are the experts in your field and read about their work. Make sure you do thorough research before you talk to the professor to know his or her work and current projects. Start by browsing departmental websites or using academic network tools like Project Lever, Vivo, or Scholar Universe. Look at thedatabase of National Science Foundation or National Institutes of Health to see what professors have ongoing research grants.
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