GRADUATE APPLICATIONS by n09C7b

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									PREPARING SUCCESSFUL APPLICATIONS
              FOR
   GRADUATE SCHOOL ADMISSIONS
        APPLICATION HINTS
•   Make your application easy to read.
•   Keep your essays to a reasonable length.
•   Convey a sense of focus and excitement.
•   Emphasize your ability and potential for
    – Creativity
    – Integration
    – Research
    – Synthesis
• Get your application in early.
    APPLICATION HINTS
• Convey the societal importance of your
  work.
• Get great letters of recommendation from
  faculty members.
           APPLICATIONS
• Graduate school and fellowship applications
  are your personal business plan.
• Successful professionals are extremely
  good at convincing others to invest
  resources in them.
• You must apply to have a chance to win.
• Do not self-select yourself out of the race.
      COMPONENTS OF A
     GOOD BUSINESS PLAN
•   Transcript
•   GRE general scores
•   Essay/biosketch
•   Letters of reference
•   MS/Ph.D. intent
•   Research area
   QUALIFICATIONS:
GEORGIA TECH ADMISSION
• GPA > 3.3 (Mechanical Engineering)
• GPA > 3.0 (Nuclear Engineering
  /Medical Physics)
• Graduate Record Exams
  – Verbal  153 (500-old scale)
  – Quantitative  155 (700-old)
  – Analytical writing  4 to 4.5
• GRE Engineering is not required
       QUALIFICATIONS:
      GEORGIA TECH GRA
• GPA  3.7
• Graduate Record Exams
  – Verbal  156 (600-old scale)
  – Quantitative  155 (700-old scale)
  – Analytical writing  5

								
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