Hi, can someone have some comment or advice on my school selection? I am applying for schools in the area of quantum gravity or AdS/CFT... I made a list of schools I want to apply. Am I being too confident about my school selection?
Undergrad Institution: Good university in China...but unknown for physics
GPA in Major:3.7/4
Length of Degree: 4 year bachelor
Position in Class: near top
Type of Student: international male
GRE Scores :
Research Experience: 1 year research on black hole thermodynamics at home university, no publication;
half year research on AdS/CFT at a top 10 US university, 2 papers will be put on arXiv before submitting application
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: 1 national scholarship
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: no...
Any Miscellaneous Accomplishments that Might Help:no...
Special Bonus Points: the recommendation from the US professor can be strong, but other two recommendations from my home university are moderate
Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter: grad courses: QFT and GR
Applying to Where: