Saturday, June 14, 2014

JOURNEY TO USA #1 - Arizona State University























Arizona State University is regarded as one of the best public university of USA. Founded in 1885, it ranked #79 in the world as per Academic Ranking of World Universities(Shanghai Ranking). The Fulton Schools of Engineering is one the favorite destination of many international students. Arizona State University's Fulton Schools of Engineering is one the top 50 engineering schools of USA. Here is the profile of one of our student who is heading to ASU for Fall 2014 session. We hope this will help you to get an idea of what it takes to make it to ASU.
Name: Annonymous
Education: Completed B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering this year from a private engineering college affiliated to a government university of India. (GPA: 8.1)
GRE Score: 319 (Q- 166 V- 153 AWA- 4.0)
TOEFL Score: 108( With 27 in Speaking Section)
Paper Publication: None
Projects: 3
Work Ex/Internship: None
Course: MS in Computer Science ( with thesis )
[Info: ASU is one of top 50 for MS in Computer Science as per US News Ranking]
Number of Universities applied to: 7
Admits: Arizona State University, North Carolina State University, Indiana University and Iowa State University.
Rejects: University of Wisconsin Madison, University of Texas Austin, University of Minnesota Twin Cities and Texas A&M University College Station.
Visa Consulate: Delhi
Visa Status: Approved in 1st Attempt
Questions asked:
1. Which university?
2. What course?
3. Where you got admits from?
4. Why ASU? [ ASU is more reputed for computer science than the rest of the universities from where i got admits.Moreover I want to do my thesis on data mining and ASU provides excellent course work and research opportunities for data mining]
5. Who will be sponsoring you?  [ My parents ]