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About blon19

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  • Gender Male
  • Location USA
  • Program Computer Science
  1. Fall 2010 Final Acceptance

    I will now officially be attending Dartmouth for my M.S. (theory) in the fall.
  2. Dartmouth College

    Hi! I haven't a clue about where I'm going to be living, but I will be attending the computer science department's open house next weekend so hopefully I can have a chance to look into something while I'm in Hanover.
  3. Dartmouth College

    Hmm.. That is very different from my experience. The only email I've gotten from them at all was about the visitation day on April 2nd. No interview email or acceptance email for me. Oh, well. At least I was accepted. Yes, I will be accepting the offer. I haven't officially responded to their offer yet, but I am sure that I will be. I will also be attending the visitation day in April. Do you think that you may be going to that as well?
  4. Dartmouth Decisions '10

    Well, if you get into your first choice it will take more than a 29 hour drive to bring you down.
  5. Dartmouth Decisions '10

    I've been accepted to their Master's program in CS and got the email today as well. There was no mention of travel support. I live in the U.S. so I'll be able to go on my own, but it's still going to be a 14 hour drive for me. It would be nice to have the travel support, but even without it I will still be going.
  6. Dartmouth College

    Actually, I got accepted to the Computer Science M.S. program at Dartmouth as well. Nice to meet someone that also got accepted. Do you think that you will be going to Dartmouth in the fall or are you still weighing your other options? Also, have either of you gotten any kind of email notification about your admission? I just happened to check my online application and saw a link that had been posted on March 4th that informed me that I had been accepted and gave me information about a scholarship that I had been awarded. I just found it odd that they would accept me and award me a scholarship without letting me at least know to check the website.
  7. Theory Applicants

    Negatively - CMU, Stanford, U of Washington, MIT Positively - Cornell, Dartmouth Waitlisted - None Still waiting - Yale I'm 100% sure I'll be going to Dartmouth in the fall for my MS. It was an absolute perfect fit for me in more ways than just academics, and I got scholarships from them.
  8. Dartmouth College

    Well, I just got accepted to Dartmouth and will be attending in the fall. I didn't see a topic for it, so I thought I'd start one. Anyone else thinking they'll be attending Dartmouth as well?
  9. Hanover, NH

    Just got accepted to Dartmouth (computer science) and will be attending in the fall. Just thought I would bump this thread and see if anyone has any recommendations of good places for grad students to live in Hanover. Any ideas?
  10. Morgantown, WV

    I realize that this is too late to really help the original poster, but I went here for my undergraduate education and I would probably recommend living in South Park. Very close walk to downtown and relatively quiet compared to other areas. If you have a car it's no problem getting to the engineering and medical campuses, but if you don't have a car then it could take about 20-25 minutes with a short walk and a PRT ride.
  11. Dartmouth Decisions '10

    I got accepted via the website this morning. (masters program) They haven't sent me an email, but there was a link at the bottom of my application that said "click here to see your admissions decision".
  12. Cornell

    Yep, as of now I plan on being in Ithaca in the fall. I'm still waiting on a couple of decisions from other schools that may affect that, but they're long shots. I plan on visiting Ithaca in the next couple of weeks to check out the campus and look at some housing options. To the poster who went to Cornell as an undergrad: Would you have any recommendations on good off-campus housing that is close by?
  13. CS Theory Graduate Admissions

    According to the results search, UCB has sent out some decisions and CMU has sent out some, but not many. I would suggest going there and typing in the schools that you applied to check it out. I also applied to CMU as a theory applicant, but haven't heard anything from them yet.
  14. I applied to the following schools: Ph.D.: 1. MIT - A huge stretch, but it's always been a pipe dream of mine, so I applied. (I already got denied as an undergrad and a transfer student. ) 2. Stanford - already denied, but I wasn't a great fit so not a big surprise 3. University of Washington - I'm really hoping for this one. I seem to be a really good fit for this one and have had some promising conversations with a professor there. 4. Carnegie Mellon - Applied for their ACO program. 5. Cornell - got denied for a Ph.D., but accepted to their M.Eng. program. I know the M.Eng. program isn't ideal (at all) for going on to a Ph.D. program afterward, but I'll go if I don't get any other admits. Masters: 1. Dartmouth 2. Yale I also applied to my current undergrad school, but since I got the Cornell M.Eng. admit I won't be coming back here.
  15. Cornell PhD official paper letter

    Yeah, I know exactly what you mean. If I get accepted to any of my other schools then I won't be going to Cornell's M.Eng. program, but most of the programs I applied to are stretches, I think. Their website also states that if you were to do research with a professor while in the M.Eng. program that it could count as the project that you are required to complete to graduate. My thinking is that I would contact professors in my area (Computational Complexity/Graph Theory) and offer to help with their research before I actually commit to going and see how that goes. Cornell has many classes that are related to my interests and is also ranked as the #4 CS theory program in the country by the U.S. News and World Report, so I think I could try to twist it to my advantage. I guess what I'm saying is that I'm going to try to make the best of what I have available to me and see how it goes. If it doesn't work out and I don't get accepted to any Ph.D. programs afterward at least I would have an Ivy League masters degree under my belt and probably be able to get a good industry job after I graduate.