Hello,

I am planning to apply for MS/PSM in Biotechnology for Fall 2013.

My Profile:
-B.Tech Biotechnology from NIT Warangal
-CGPA: 9.07 / 10 (third in the department)
-GRE: 313 (Q: 165, V: 148) ; AWA: 4
-TOEFL: still awaiting for the result
-10th ICSE: 95.4%
-Intermediate: 94.3%

-Pursued fully funded International MITACS Internship at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada for a period of 11 weeks.
-One decent project at Coca Cola Industry Ltd.
-Presently one more final year project in pipeline.
-One review paper presented at two National level Symposiums. (no papers published)
-Good extra curricular's till date!!

Following are the list of universities I have shortlisted

1) Johns Hopkins
2) Penn State University University Park
3) Texas A&M College Station
4) UPenn
5) University of Minnesota
6) Northwestern University
7) NCSU
8) University of California, Irvine
9) Rice University
10) SUNY Buffalo

Can you please rate these universities on mod/safe/ambi scale and tell me if I could add some more Public Universities to the list??

I'd really appreciate your inputs on this list on how I'd fair in getting an admit.

Thanks,
Mani