Help with school selection

lucy
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Help with school selection

Postby lucy » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:17 am

My stats are:

Overall GPA 3.6
Physics GPA 3.3

GRE Scores Quant. 164
Verbal 161

Waiting for physics GRE score.

My list of possible schools to apply to are listed below. I want to study atomic, molecular, optical physics for my PhD. Do I have enough safety schools and if I don't please give me some suggestions for safety schools.

Temple U
Worcester Polytech
Texas Tech
Univ of Central Fl
Auburn
Colorado School of Mines
Kansas State
Louisiana State
Missouri S & T
Lehigh
Univ. of Delaware
Univ of CA Irvine

Also do you have any suggestions of other schools I should be thinking about.

Do I have a shot at a PhD program - my grades aren't stellar?

Thank you.

fznfire
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Re: Help with school selection

Postby fznfire » Fri Mar 23, 2012 10:43 am

What about your research exp.?

bfollinprm
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Re: Help with school selection

Postby bfollinprm » Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:06 am

Assuming you don't bomb the PGRE, you should get in somewhere on that list.

jackshroff40
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Re: Help with school selection

Postby jackshroff40 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 6:31 pm

Research experience and GOOD recommandation letters are SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO...(do not know how much can i stress this) important.
According to me, those are ESSIENTIAL parts of your application.

gracebland
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Re: Help with school selection

Postby gracebland » Tue Sep 18, 2012 3:51 am

You can select one of the school from the above list according to your research experience




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