where can i go?

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where can i go?

Postby hassan12345 » Mon Feb 16, 2009 4:48 am

Undergrad Institution: 5 top univ in iran.
Major(s): Physics
GPA : 16.77 from 20
Position in Class:near Top
Type of Student:international/ male
GRE Scores:
P: 820
Research Experience: 2 years in best lab in iran.

Publications and Conferences Publication:as a first author in J. thin solid film, publication as 5th author in J. thin solid film,. three international conference presentation too.

Job: 3 years full time teacher at azad university.

I want apply experiment condensed matter physics, Where can i go?

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Re: where can i go?

Postby grae313 » Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:26 pm

hassan12345 wrote:I want apply experiment condensed matter physics, Where can i go?

Look here http://www.gradschoolshopper.com/
and here viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1847
and here viewtopic.php?f=3&t=975

compare your profile to the averages for the schools and to other people to get a sense of which schools you should apply to. That's the best answer anyone can give you, the rest of the work you have to do for yourself.

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Re: where can i go?

Postby naseermk » Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:38 pm

Pull up this link: http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandr ... phy/search

Go through the research section on each of the those schools (it took me couple of months) and identify the faculty members you're interested in working with.

In essence, make your own ranking based on your area of interest and apply to each one of them (and also try to build contact with professors you're interested in working with).

It's too late for the upcoming Fall semester (unless you want to go to the less competitive schools). You might want to apply for Spring 2010 (even though not all school admit students for Spring).

Best wishes.

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