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Spring & Fall 2019 Data Science & Analytics Applicants

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Inspired by @bigdatagirl 's idea.

If anyone is applying for graduate programs in the Spring or Fall of 2019, feel free to post your profile and the colleges you are applying to. Just interested in what kind of profiles and applicants are out there.

Undergraduate Major: Applied Math

Institution: TCNJ

GPA: 3.1


162 Q / 151 V/ 5.0 A

Relevant Courses: Regression, Data Mining, Database management, Intro to Data, Data management (taking now), Probability (taking now), Business Analytics (taking now)

Applying to:

Drexel, Penn State, Rutgers, NJIT,  Northeastern, UMDUC, Villanova

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Undergrad InstitutionThe City College of New York
Major(s): Computer Science
Minor(s): Economics
GPA: 3.4
GRE Scores: 156 Q / 157 V--> will have to retake :( 

Research Experience: 

NYU Center for Urban Science + Progress (2 years)

Dean's List for all semesters in college, 3 scholarships

Relevant Internships & Jobs:

Viacom, Data Science Intern (Fall 2018)

Boeing, Data Science Intern (Summer 2018)

Bank of America, Technology Analyst Intern (Fall 2017)

Applying to:

NYU, MS in Data Science

NYU CUSP, MS in Applied Urban Science and Informatics 

Columbia, MS in Data Science

CUNY Graduate Center, MS in Data Science 

Northwestern, MS in Analytics

USC, MS in Computer Science, Data Science

Would love any feedback or advice! I know that my GPA is pretty low for these programs and I need to get a MUCH higher score on the GREs. 



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I’ am international student from Argentina

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Engineering

GPA: 8.26/10

GRE: 165 Q / 161 V / 4.0 A



Fulbright Scholarship to pursue a Data Science/Analytics Master in the US in the fall


Relevant work experience:

1 year internship as a data analyst of digital channels

10 months as a BI Consultant

1.5 years as a Big Data Analyst (current job)


Teaching experience:

2 years as a TA at the university I attended for a course relevant to the field (still doing it)


No research experience


Applying to:

Columbia, MS in Data Science

NYU, MS in Data Science

USC, MS in Computer Science - Data Science

Georgia Tech, MS in Analytics - Computational Data Analytics track

University of Washington, MS in Data Science

North Carolina State University, MS in Analytics

University of Rochester, MS in Data Science


Still veeery anxiously waiting for replies!

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