Working with students-- Ph.D.
Aim for a publication within the first two years.
Guide the new Ph.D. student like an M.S. student for the
first few semesters
Get them on a project from the start.
Emphasize getting out of the department, and
developing a specialty in another field (preferably
Aim for a four-year (four paper) study program.
Students from an M.S. in a foreign institution may take a
little longer to graduate (to re-take courses in the US
First two years, you help to guide them; last two years,
they tell you what they are doing