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2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

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Undergrad Institution: (School or type of school, such as big state, lib arts, ivy, technical, foreign (what country?)... Overall Reputation in Physics?)

Major(s):

Minor(s):

GPA in Major:

Overall GPA:

Position in Class: (No numbers needed, but are you top? near top? average? struggling?)

Type of Student: (Domestic/International, male/female, minority?)

GRE Scores (revised/old version):

Q:

V:

W:

P:

TOEFL Total: (if applicable, otherwise delete this)

Research Experience: (At your school or elsewhere? What field? How much time? Any publications (Mth author out of N?) or conference talks etc...)

Awards/Honors/Recognitions: (Within your school or outside?)

Pertinent Activities or Jobs: (Such as tutor, TA, SPS officer etc...)

Any Miscellaneous Accomplishments that Might Help:

Special Bonus Points: (Such as connections, grad classes, famous recommenders, female or minority status etc...)

Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter:

Applying to Where:

School - Department - Research Interest

School - Department - Research Interest

School - Department - Research Interest

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Undergrad Institution: University of Washington

Major(s): Applied Physics- Materials Science
Minor(s):
GPA in Major: 3.8
Overall GPA:3.8
Position in Class: Top 5%

Type of Student: International
GRE Scores (revised/old version): excellent

Research Experience: During school year for three years, 2 summers,,2 publications, 4 national conference presentations
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: two academic and one service

Pertinent Activities or Jobs: Tutor for two years for 2 classes
Any Miscellaneous Accomplishments that Might Help: completed masters and uundergrad in four years

Special Bonus Points: I think working as a TA, attending confrences to meet people and taking graduate level classes as an undergrad may have helped. I love the field and can discuss research in the area quite comfortably soI included this in my S of P.
Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter: I did tons of co-curric stuff so perahps it shows that I can work without sleep :-)

Applying to Where: Accepted (Applied Physics, Materials Sciecne of Engineering Physics)- Cal Tech (my top school), MIT, Princeton, Cornell, University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth

Declined- Harvard, Yale
 

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