All in the title. I understand colleges want to optimise for their yield rates. Will doing research at one good university make it seem that I am less interested in the other universities that I am applying to? How can I ensure that the research I am doing does not hurt my chances?
This will not hurt your chances. Take this off your list of things to worry about ; )
On the flip side, it likely won’t help as much as you think at the university that you are doing the research.
Thank you both for your responses! Why does it not help as much at the university that I’m doing the research? Would it be better to submit work from a project done somewhere else?