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  1. is stanford GRE dates strict?

    hello, i was wondering if anyone knows about the gre scores at stanford(gse) i'm going to take the test in october but i want to take it again in november. is it ok to take it in november when they say taking it until october is recommended?(on the website) not sure if this is really strict or it might be ok to take it one more time in november
  2. Hi, I've applied to M.Eng program in ECE for Jan 2018 Intake. Starting this thread to connect students who applied to UVIC for Jan 2018 intake ! Please comment your profile mentioning the following attributes : Undergrad Score, Under grad University , no of Publications, Projects and internships, Job Experience. Best wishes ! Happy waiting ...
  3. Pls Evaluate my profile

    Dear all, I am senior in Petroleum Engineering at The University of Oklahoma and graduating in May 2018. I am preparing for my graduate school applications in Petroleum Engineering and Civil Engineering. I have a list of almost 20 schools that i am going to apply. Could you guys please help me evaluate my profile and the chance i get funded ? I need funding to go to graduate school. Profile: -Overall GPA: 3.60 ( Hopefully it will go up to 3.65 after this semester ) -Major GPA: 3.75 -Expected GRE: 320- 325 ( Quantitative: 165; verbal: 155; AWA: 4.0) -LoRs: 2 decent ones from associate professors and 1 strong from department chair ( The professor i am working with) -SoP: not very strong, decent. -Research Experiences: 1 internship with big company in oil field ( Worked as research intern), and 1,5 year experience working in the lab with well-known professors. I know my GPA and GRE are gonna hurt my application, but i dont think i could improve those in short time. The schools i will apply: -Petroleum Engineering: UT Austin, Texas A&M, Colorado School of Mines, OU, LSU, UL Lafayette, U of Alberta, U of Calgary, NTNU. U of Stavanger, Imperial College, U of Adelaide, Curtin, U of New South Wales, TU Delft, South Dakota School of Mines, New Mexico School of Mines, Montana Tech, Penn State, SouthCal -Civil Engineering: ( I chose this major because it shares some courses with P.E and my intern project was related to this field): GeorgiaTech, U of Minnesota, U of Illinois, University of Michigan, Cornell, Purdue ( I really dont expect much in these schools ) Please feel free to share your thoughts about my profile and my school choices.
  4. PostGraduate decision

    I have graduated and done BA Politics bit now i am not sure what to study for my masters? If any one can please shed some light on which questions to ask myself before choosing a subject. I feel lost. Thank you.
  5. How many schools should you apply to? Is there a minimum?
  6. Hello. My name is Madhuvanthi. I am from India. I really need some help/advice regarding my Graduate applications. I am looking forward to apply for PhD in behavioural neuroscience for the fall 2018 batch. I have a BA in JPE ( journalism, psychology and English) where I scored 69.43%, and have pursued masters in psychology( MSc Psychology) with a CGPA of 7.14, both from India. I have a master's dissertation which i wrote during my final semester. I worked for a year for an IB school. I am taking the GRE in September mid. I am really confused about several things. I don't really know how strong my profile is. I did find a few universities which aligned with my interests but i want to know whether i have a chance to get into those universities. Some of those universities are Stony brook university, Northeastern university, Arizona state university and Boston university. it would be helpful if you could rate my profile and suggest me a few universities in the US.
  7. Hello, I know the forum doesn't have much activity during this time of the year, however I am getting all my things together early/researching as much as I can due to my limitation of not being able to travel. I'm planning on applying this upcoming fall to a few different programs, mainly with a painting focus. My question is for those of you who were accepted last year and have had a semester at your program can you give more insight? Getting most up to date information is important, rather than reading from experiences from lets say 2012. I'm interested in hearing everyones opinions, but the schools I'm interested in are: Hunter Yale Iowa Rutgers SUNY Purchase Tyler Minnesota Portland State Cheers!
  8. I was just admitted to Texas A&M today for their MPH program. I'm still awaiting responses from other schools but has anyone here been in the MPH program there? How did you like? Did it align with your career goals? How is the campus climate? The student to faculty ratio in this program? The job opportunities availible? Proximity to major cities?
  9. I'm planning to apply for a PhD in English (Literature) and I'm wondering about the foreign language component. All of the schools I'd most like to apply to require 1 or usually 2 foreign languages examined by the end of the second year or so. Yale also mentions on its admission requirements that they want 'preparation in languagessufficient to satisfy the language requirement' and Harvard says that 'While there are no specific prerequisites for admission, a strong language background helps to strengthen the application'. None of the others seem to mention languages at all in their admissions sections, only in the details of what's required during the course. Does anyone know how important the language background is relative to other elements of the application? My personal situation: I have a UK A-Level in Latin and a GCSE in German. I've been working on my German online (duolingo etc.) but I have no new qualifications to show evidence of progress. I did an informal assessment at the Goethe Insitut in London, and they reckon I could probably handle a B1 exam, which the internet reckons is about equivalent to a UK AS-level, halfway between GCSE and A-Level, but I don't know if it really counts for as much on an application. If I did take the exam, it might show that my German is ongoing and improving, but I have relatively little time to prepare for the exam, it's alarmingly close to the application deadline, so if my results don't come on time it might count for nothing anyway, and I think it might be a better use of time to work on my writing samples/preparing for GREs etc. Any advice would be very much appreciated. Thanks a lot.
  10. Hi everybody, A friend of mine is desperately seeking participants to fill out a very quick questionnaire for her MSc thesis. I'm sure many of you realise how difficult it is to find willing participants so I'd be forever grateful is you can spare 5 minutes to complete the survey! Here is the link to the questionnaire: https://kingstonpcs.eu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2o4uVGJGpPPWFff The study is very interesting, aiming to uncover the importance of parental influence on alcohol addiction. Many thanks
  11. I need urgent help with my Statement of purpose. I need to write a SOP under 3700 characters. However, I'm currently overshooting it by about 600 characters. It would be really helpful if someone could review it and share their critique. Thanks in advance for the help!
  12. Hi! I'm going to be a senior undergrad and was wondering how competitive of an applicant I am to get into a (behavioral) Neuroscience PhD program. I was also wondering what I should do to improve my application. Some stats: Major: Dual- Psychology (honors) and Neuroscience Minor: Fine Arts Overall GPA: 3.6 (will rise to about 3.65 by graduation) In-Majors GPA: 3.75 Research: 3.5 years Grants: URA (undergraduate research award) GRE (not taken yet...assuming I score average) Extra Curricular Activities: Biology Tutor (1 semester), Resident Assistant (RA) (1 year) Presented at a URC (undergraduate research conference) Will also have a Senior Honors Thesis in which I will have conducted my own experiment I would really appreciate constructive criticism; anything to improve my application will help!
  13. Hi guys, I'd really appreciate your help with my situation. I'm planning on applying to USC for the Construction Management graduate program and I just took the GRE's yesterday, however I got slightly lower scores due to my lack of preparation.Here's a brief description of my application:1. Undergraduate degree at California State University, Northridge with a major in Civil Engineering and minor in UrbanPlanning. (Cumulative GPA is 3.45)2. Four years of design and CM/PM work experience at reputable firms and municipal agency.3. Letter of Intent (will be good)4. Recommendation Letter (will be good)5. GRE scores: Verbal - 143, Quantitative - 158 (negative portion of app)Although my GRE scores are slightly lower than preferred, I don't think that USC is going to deny me just because of this one flaw on my app. I'm going to be super busy until the deadline for the application in January 2018 and find it very difficult for me to allow myself the time to study more and take the exam AND on top of that get recommendation letters, write my letter of intent, and apply. What do you guys think? Is it worth retaking the exam for a maximum of 5 point increase for each portion of the GRE?
  14. I'm currently doing my Bachelor's (BTech. - Final year) in Biotechnology in Manipal Institute of Technology, India. I'm quite keen on applying for graduate programs later this year, colleges like UCB, UPenn, Columbia, UCSD, Cornell and also considering Yale, MIT, Stanford and the works. I will be giving my GRE exam shortly and also have completed a 2 month internships in a pharmaceutical company and a premier university (Indian Institute of Tech) in India. I will also be interning from January 2017 at the Centre of Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB, Hyderabad), another renowned lab. I had previously briefly worked on a project in college to devise a diagnostic kit and am currently working on another (in collaboration with the Department of Virus Research, Manipal). I am hopeful of publishing a paper on the latter, sometime later this year. Being from India, I'm severely lost with regards to the requirements expected from top universities as mentioned above in terms of GRE scores, GPA requirements and lab experience & LoRs in general. Given my lab experience and a 8.5 CGPA (Indian standard) without publications, am I being realistic in considering these colleges for my master's? Would working in few more well-established labs and applying next year improve my chances?
  15. Hi buddies I'm a bachelor of chemical eng. and really really like to continue in the fields including space eng., astrophysics or cosmology... Anyone Anyone can help me and have any advice? please...I'll be grateful if anyone suggest even as a sentence. Thank you
  16. Hello everyone, my name's Colin and I was a 2016 applicant. Now, my M.A. is almost done, and it's time to reapply for Ph.D. I've been through this process once, made some mistakes, hopefully learned from them, and am happy to offer you any help, advice, or assistance you need! But first of all, who all is applying in 2018? How far along in the process are you?
  17. Boston University MPH 2017

    I was admitted to the Boston University Master of Public Health program! Just out of curiosity, are any of you still uncertain about the concentration you've chosen? Do you think you might change your concentration after completing some course work? I'm just wondering if anybody else is in the same situation as I am. Should I be pursuing a Master of Public Health degree if I'm not entirely sure where I want to be in public health? Would it be an issue to enter the program and then explore where I want to be in the program? Is it a common occurrence, or do people usually know what they're doing 100% when they enter the Master of Public Health program?
  18. How does NYU's Master of Public Health program compare to that of BU's? Also, is New York a better city to study public health or Boston?
  19. I need some advice on names of Graduate schools in the UK that offer Masters in International Development. My GPA isn't the greatest, I graduated with a 3.1 from an American university, but I've had about two years of experience in the Development field so far. Is there any chance I can get into schools in the UK with the GPA I have? If so any ideas about schools I should be aiming for? Thanks!
  20. title. anyone have any experience or advice on what to talk about that is out of the ordinary? I have a general gist of what I am going to talk about it. But thought it would be worth the ask.
  21. Hi everyone! I am new here so serious help will be greatly appreciated. I am graduating next year with my Bachelor's degree in Applied Mathematics and I was wondering what is the next best step for me to do. I am determined to get into grad school but I've heard that, for applied math, you have the option to either take a master's or go directly to getting a PhD. My ultimate goal is to get a PhD but getting a master's was what I was expecting to get first. Either way, I just wanted to know what most of you suggest I take: master's or directly get into PhD program? Also, what is the best school that offers a great graduate programs on Applied Math? As of right now, I don't have a specific concentration so a general best school will be fine. Thank you in advance, everyone!!! Have a great day!
  22. Hi, I'm currently looking at the University of San Francisco to get my masters in Higher Education. My advisor said it would be a good idea to try Americorps, I had mentioned it before. She said that Americorps would give me a break from school, and also develop skills that other Grads wouldn't have yet. Advice?
  23. I had applied to a graduate program April 12th. The due date was April 15th. I received an email April 14th asking me to come in for an interview. I went to a group interview plus a one on one afterwards (April 21st). During the group interview and one on one interview I teared up and cried a bit. During the group interview after I had introduced myself and answered when did I know Teaching was for me. Two of the interviewers paused to delve into my topic of education as a means for a better life. They talked for like 5-10 minutes after my introduction. During my one on one. I cried yet again. Thinking about my childhood and how hard it was to do well when my parents didn't speak English and how I had to fill out my own lunch form. She told me not to apologize and that it only showed how passionate I am. The interviewer told me she couldn't tell me if i got in or not because it was a group decision. She said I have qualities that they are looking for and that I have early skills for a teacher. They said they would inform us if we had gotten in or not in a week. Tomorrow will be exactly a week. I am nervous because I haven't heard anything back yet. My friend had applied for the same school as I did but a different program. She said she got an acceptance 2 days after the interview. Even though they told her it would be a week. I am really nervous and really hope I get accepted. Any suggestions? Do you think I've been rejected since they are taking so long? I haven't been able to sleep well since the interview and I've been refreshing my email every hour hoping for an update.
  24. Hey all, As I am transitioning into my Masters program, I am planning to pursue my DSW (instead of a Ph.D) and I am trying to find data as to which schools will be able to provide a more advanced clinical education, and I was hoping y'all might know! I am going to be attending Smith for my MSW, and I am aware they have a Ph.D program, but I would love to see where my options are as well. If you are in the DSW program, how is it so far??? Thaaaaaaanks
  25. Kent State

    Hey everyone! I recently got accepted to and also committed to Kent State University for the Fall of 2017! I don't know anyone else going to Kent and want to meet some fellow classmates! If you got into Kent and plan on going for Speech-Language Pathology, PM me or comment!