Written by Jason Eisner in 1997, for new Computer Science Ph.D. students at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a grad student himself at the time.

How to Evaluate an Advisor

by Jason Eisner

Qualities to evaluate (that you may or may not want): Based on your experience and conversations with other students, would your prospective advisor ... Be sure to find out how past students of this advisor have fared - including those who have graduated.
Carnegie Mellon's CS survival page offers further excellent advice on this subject by David Dill, with additional remarks by David Redish.
This page online: http://cs.jhu.edu/~jason/advice/how-to-evaluate-an-advisor.html
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