How important is Subject Test

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Lei Xing
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How important is Subject Test

Postby Lei Xing » Wed Feb 02, 2005 1:47 am

Hi, how important is Physics Subject Test in applying to Graduate School? Thank you.

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Postby Pchemist » Sun Jan 15, 2006 5:33 pm

very important, especially for international student, probably a make or break factor

I know a friends who got 2400 in GRE, 930 in subject test. he applied to Harvard, MIT, Texas, Columbia and still got rejected by all of them.

He ended up doing material engineering in a top 10-20ish Ivy

send in application early.

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