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Thread: GRE 310, AWA[Not yet received] || TOEFL 99 || M.S./Ph.D Control Systems

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    MS in US Fresher
    Join Date
    Nov 2012

    Post GRE 310, AWA[Not yet received] || TOEFL 99 || M.S./Ph.D Control Systems

    Hi Friends,

    Just now completed my GRE.
    Got 310/340
    V-149, Q-161
    TOEFL – 99/120
    B.E – EEE From Govt. College Of Technology, Coimbatore. [2011 passout]
    UG Scores – 9.12/10 , 87% Aggr , Univ 3rd Rank
    10th – 91.55%
    +2 – 96.08%

    Worked in Aspire systems [IT], Chennai for 1.3 yrs – Recently Resigned.

    1. Went for 1 week Workshop in IIIT Pune for Robotics.
    2. Participated in Microcontroller Workshop at NIT Trichy.
    3. Did my final year project for 1 month in BHEL, Trichy about Implemeting PLC Design for Existing Manual Control Machine.
    4. Participated in Robotics competition in IIT Madras
    5. Core IEEE Member of my college IEEE Society and Organised an 1 day Workshop for juniors
    6. Did Many Mini Projects like IR Jammer and Light Sensing Robot

    Extra-Curricular Activities: Playing Flute, Quizzing

    Aspiring to do M.S or Preferably Ph.D in Control Systems / Robotics

    Univs Applied in GRE Exam Center:
    1. Georgia Tech
    2. North Carolina State Univ, Raleigh
    3. Ohio State Univ
    4. Texas A&M College Station

    Please I am completely unaware of how to apply for Univs in US. I don’t know which univ I can apply. I see you making some grouping of univs for profiles like safe, moderate and ambitious. I don’t know about that grouping. Please guide me. Above 4 univs were suggested by my friend.

    Thanks in Advance

  2. #2
    All four universities that you have picked are very ambitious for your profile. If you have no idea about MS in US, its high time now. Most deadlines are approaching, so be quick in your initial reasearch.

  3. #3
    MS in US Fresher
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    I have done my grouping as follows.

    1. Univ of Minnestota, Twin Cities
    2. Cornell University
    3. Georgia Tech
    4. Texas A&M, College Station

    1. North Carolina State Univ
    2. UPENN
    3. Univ Of Wisconsin Madison
    4. Carnegie Mellon Univ

    1. Ohio State University
    2. Univ of Texas, Dallas,
    3. Univ Of California, San Diego
    4. Univ of Arizona

    Please guide me if I am correct.
    Pl help me to come up with best 8 for applying.

    Thanks in Advance,

  4. #4
    1. Univ of Minnestota, Twin Cities - amb
    2. Cornell University - v.amb
    3. Georgia Tech - v.amb
    4. Texas A&M, College Station - amb
    5. North Carolina State Univ - amb
    6. UPENN - v.amb
    7. Univ Of Wisconsin Madison - amb
    8. Carnegie Mellon Univ - v.v.amb
    9. Ohio State University - amb
    10. Univ of Texas, Dallas - mod/safe
    11. Univ Of California, San Diego - v.amb
    12. Univ of Arizona - mod

    The grouping seems very immature, go thru certain profiles in this forum and try to match yours with others. Its good to be ambitious but inclusion of a few safer options makes your list balanced one!

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    MS in US Fresher
    Join Date
    Apr 2012

    Northeastern University also offers good course work for control systems..checkout if you like it...


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