Undergrad Institution: Imperial College London (UK), Master in University of Cambridge (UK)Major: Materials Sci. and Eng.Overall GPA: first-class, we do not do GPA in UKPosition in Class: top 5%, ranked no. 2 in my cohort of 44 people Type of Student: International, maleGRE Scores :Q: 170V: 160W: 3.5 Research Experience: 4 full-time research experiences, in total 18 month. In Imperial (Electrochemistry and nano, 3 months), Cambridge (Steel and Hydrogen 12 months) and two other institutes in China (relatively useless since too short, nano and opto, 3 months), 1 paper, 2nd author, just submitted Awards/Honors/Recognitions: Dean's lists and 1 scholarship Pertinent Activities or Jobs: N/AAny Miscellaneous Accomplishments that Might Help: N/ASpecial Bonus Points: I am quite lucky that two of my recommenders are quite big in the UK, my Imperial adviser is the dean of Engineering faculty, FREng, and my Cambridge adviser is a Knight, FREng, FRS. Both are famous researcher with really high h-index. Applying to Where
MIT, Caltech, Harvard, Northwestern, Berkeley, Stanford.
(I only apply to the top ones not because I am cocky, I already got accepted to Imperial and Cambridge, so I am only apply for the better ones and the ones provide more funding)