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  1. I am an International student from India and have applied for the Ph.D. program in Chemical Engineering with a focus in drug delivery, nanomedicine and tissue engineering at MIT, University of Michigan, UPenn, UIUC, Cornell, JHU, UCLA. I have also applied for the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Engineering at Duke University and Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Wisconsin Madison. However, I have not heard back from any of the schools although many students have already received their admits. I am surprised that I have not received admit from any of the schools. Can anyone please help me with the same? I have the below-mentioned profile: B.E. (Chemical Engg): 8.72/10 (top tier university) M. Tech (Chemical Engg): 9.88/ 10 (IIT Bombay, topper) GRE: 323 (V: 153, Q: 170, AWA, 3.5) TOEFL (110) Presently working in Tata Steel R&D Research projects: 5 (1 junior year research project (published), Summer internship at IIT Kanpur (not published), B. Tech thesis (published), M. Tech thesis (published and patented), Tata Steel R&D project (Patented)) Journal publications: 1 first authored paper, 1 second authored paper, 1 first authored review paper, 1 first authored research paper under revision Conferences attended: 4 Patents: 2 Awards: Silver Medalist (M. Tech), Best M. Tech thesis award, Ambuja Young Researcher's Award in India Fellowships: SURGE Fellowship for Summer Internship at IIT Kanpur, GATE Fellowship for Master's Students LOR: Strong
  2. I recently applied for a research based degree and I have indeed been offered admission (with funding), scheduled to start this fall. Prior to my acceptance, I had an interview with my prospective advisor and we both seemed to have similar interests, so they recommended me for admission. Most of the funding is indeed coming from the supervisor rather than the department. The supervisor is a newly-hired assistant professor, just starting out and building up the group from scratch, so I didn't really have much information regarding the available projects and research directions they intend to pursue other than a short summary. We discussed a possible proposed project and even potential collaborations with other groups in the department (one of the potential collaborators was also present during the interview). I was definitely happy with the project and was looking forward to working on it, but I wouldn't say that it was perfectly 100% aligned with what I had hoped to work on. I accepted the offer and that was that. The offer letter mentions that I will be under the supervision of this professor, so that seems set in stone (no complaints so far). Recently, this professor launched a website for the new group (came across it by chance), complete with a detailed list of all the projects they want to pursue and is still actively recruiting. On reading more about these projects, there is one in particular which I would be very excited to work on (significantly more than my 'proposed' project). My question is, would it be OK to contact this professor now and to perhaps intimate to them or suggest that I would prefer to work on one of the other projects listed? Or to maybe influence the direction of my proposed project? I am hesitant because I don't want to come across as indecisive and scatterbrained, and I do understand that the professor might be recruiting certain students with certain skills to work on specific projects, so I do get why my this request might upset the professor. I don't want them to feel that I conned them into accepting me on a false premise. At the same time, I would really rather work on this other project and would like to signal this to them as early as possible, before it is 'taken' by another student. Should I initiate this discussion now? Or should I maybe wait till I arrive in the fall? Is it even too premature to be worrying about such things? Am I over-thinking this perhaps? Would appreciate any input. Thanks.
  3. Can someone please help in providing me the questions that are asked on the interview and also their answers in key points? It would be a great help!
  4. Is there anyone else admitted to Saarland University for the upcoming summer semester? I have been admitted to the graduate school of computer science. I am considering starting a whatsapp group so we could network and plan together to do stuffs like secure accommodation and plan life in saarbrucken. Leave a comment or message if interested.
  5. Anyone heard from computer science department yet either regarding admit or esop. Has anyone received an email for interview for esop in Computer science
  6. RidhimaK

    NCSU CS vs Rutgers CS

    Which one should i choose for MS CS: Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ North Carolina State University,NC Which one has better internship and job opportunities??
  7. Hey, Profile - BTech+Mtech IIT Delhi, Electrical Engg, GPA = 8.5. So far have worked with big brands as a senior business analyst (~2.5 years). Toefl - 107 ( 28, 29, 30 , 20 in listening ) GRE - 323 ( Q - 166, V - 157, 3.5 Awa) Have got an admit in MS Data science from Columbia. But I have not really done data science in the last 2.5 years. I can babble a few things related to machine learning. I see that most of the people who go to Columbia have a few years of experience as data scientists (DS) or at least a few meaty projects in DS. So,I am scared of taking the chance and accepting the admit. It is big money. Should I apply again next year? (Columbia doesn't defer admits).
  8. Hi, I thought I should contribute since I got immensely helped from this site for a long time. I should explain this. Firstly, I am an EE Major student planning to switch to CS specifically to Robotics! Undergrad Institution: Top Engineering School in Mumbai (India) Major(s): EE Minor(s): Robotics Overall GPA: 3.0 Type of Student: Indian Male GRE: Will be giving July 8th, 2016 (Expecting 330+) Applying for: Fall 2017 Research Experience: I have extensively worked with MIT Media lab, Harvard Medical School on research projects and grants with tenured faculty from Harvard that are extraordinary. I have 3 publications with Harvard faculty and MIT students, in addition to that, I have 3 publications pending to be accepted. I have presented one research paper in USA on wireless communication using game theory. Awards/Honors/Recognitions: 1. Runner up for Augmented Books in AngelHack Hackathon at Bombay stock Exchange 2. 1st Prize in college technical fest for one of the projects 3. Outstanding student of the year award 2010 Pertinent Activities or Jobs: TA for experiment relevant to my research focus, TA for other non-related courses with Harvard Medical School itself Any Miscellaneous Accomplishments that Might Help: 1. I have given a talk in TEDx on one of my projects 2. I have 15+ Amazing projects 3. I have worked in 2 startups and eventually created a startup of my own on one of my projects 4. I have a widespread media coverage. 5. One of my project has been appreciated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter: One recommendation letter from Harvard Medical School Tenured Faculty with uncountable papers and grants on him, another Letter of recommendation from a tenured faculty of University of new Hampshire from robotics department. Applying To where: It would be my dream come true if I get into CMU ECE (As it will be easier to get than CS because my majors are in CS and also CMU ECE and CS almost have same courses) I wanted my dear friends here to tell me what are my chances of getting into CMU Also what are my chances of getting into other universities with CS as my majors! I know its not right to count chicks before eggs hatched, as I mentioned I am preparing for GRE and not yet given, but still I want to know my chances, I think it wouldn't hurt to know chances of getting into my dream university!
  9. This is my profile: GRE - 310 (V-149, Q-161), TOEFL - 100, CGPA - 8.31, 3 LORs from Assistant Professors from my college, West Virginia and Stanford, 4 research publications all in the field of interest, one of them in the best conference for HCI - UIST. I am applying for MS in CS with specialization in HCI and Machine Learning. What are my chances to get into UCSD, UCB, UIUC, UCI, UMCP and Gatech?
  10. Once you get into an MSW program, do you have to maintain a certain GPA in the last semester of your undergrad? I graduate this spring in May and I'm curious if there are any requirements to keep your acceptance.
  11. book

    USC 2012 Spring Admits!

    Hi everyone....mind sharing ur profile if u got admits of graduate studies for 2012 Spring? I am still waiting for my decision from USC - my dream school!
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