If you are a UMD student and want to work with me, take one of my courses!
If you are applying to UMD and want to work with me, make sure to list NLP as your area of interest and list me as your first or second choice professor. I look at the applications closely. Before applying, I recommend listening to this excellent Talking Machines podcast on getting into grad school.
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