Hey everyone, I was wondering if I might be aiming too high. My current prof thinks that I stand a reasonable chance with the schools I've chosen, but I'm not so sure. What do you think? I intend to do CME.
Undergrad Institution: One of the top in Asia
GPA in Major: ~3.5
Overall GPA: ~3.5 (2nd upper class honours)
Length of Degree: 4 years
Position in Class: Near top
Type of Student: International Female
GRE Scores :
P: 850 ): (Was expecting at least 950 :/ but somehow nope.)
TOEFL Total: 119
- 2 months computational stuff
- 1 year material science
- ~2 years remote sensing (more engineering)
- ~3.5 years condensed matter experiment (2 ~5th author papers, 1 1st author PRB)
- Some conferences, presentations etc. along the years
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: School stuff for "academic excellence".
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: Have been working as a full-time RA for 1 year+ since graduating. Taught first year lab for 2 semesters, been privately tutoring kids for several years.
Any Miscellaneous Accomplishments that Might Help: No..
Special Bonus Points: Got an A for grad-level QFT in my third year
Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter: My prof's English can be quite dismal :/ I'm worried his recommendation might give a bad impression
Applying to Where:
Condensed matter experiment for all.