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Fall 2018 | MS | CS | GRE - 331 (Q-170/V-161) | GPA - 8.2 | TOEFL - 113 | BIT MESRA
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Fall 2018 | MS | CS | GRE - 331 (Q-170/V-161) | GPA - 8.2 | TOEFL - 113 | BIT MESRA
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Hi, I am planning to apply for MS in CS for fall 2018 .
Specialization in ML / Information Retrieval.

My profile:
College : BIT Mesra,Ranchi
Degree : B.E. , CS
CGPA : 8.20
GRE : 331 (Q=170,V=161) AWA : 4
Toefl : 113 (S=27,L=28,R=29,W=29)
LOR - DirectI Director, UCLA Prof , IIT Delhi Prof.

Work Exp:
Internships:
2- months Summer Intern @Amazon Hydb.
Full -Time.
15 months Work experience at DirectI in Bangalore by fall'18 (time of applying).Work mostly related to ML and NLP.

2 papers published:
1. ML Related Paper (IEEE)
2. Algorithm Related Paper ( Xarvis).

Have done a couple of relevant projects in machine learning and Android.

Achivement:
Good in Competitive Coding. Within Top -30 in ICPC Regionals Onsite(AmritaPuri). Won various Coding Contests.
Won a National Level ML related contest organised by Jadavpur.

Extra-Curricular:
Conducted and Organised various Hackathons,Workshops,contests related to Competitve Coding.


I am planning to apply to the following universities:
Ambitious - Gatech , UCSD , Waterloo
Moderate - UMass , UCI , Purdue , TAMU
Safe - NCSU , UC Boulder , VTech, Stony Brooks

Note - Don't want to spend too much. Upto 30K$ Tuition fee per annum.
It would be great if you could help me to categorise my list and could also suggest me some based on your experience and my profile.

Thanks in advance.
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Do i need to specify anything else ?
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RE: Fall 2018 | MS | CS | GRE - 331 (Q-170/V-161) | GPA - 8.2 | TOEFL - 113 | BIT MESRA
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Before I can provide inputs:

1. Mention a bit more about projects and their relevance.
2. Details about Papers.
3. Why not apply to UCLA when a prof there is writing an LOr for you?

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MS in CS [ML/DS] Fall 2017!
UCSD| UMass | UPenn | UMN | NCSU | CU-Boulder | UTA | CMU | UCLA | Gatech | U. Waterloo

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RE: Fall 2018 | MS | CS | GRE - 331 (Q-170/V-161) | GPA - 8.2 | TOEFL - 113 | BIT MESRA
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Hi:

Excellent GRE & GPA; Hence, have a final list which is heavy on ranked and moderately ranked programs.

Ambitious
GT
UCSD
UCLA (of course, UCLA with LOR from UCLA!!!)
Toronto
Waterloo

Moderate
UMass Amherst
UCI
Purdue
TAMU

Safe
Stony Brooks (this is safe)
Vanderbilt (safe)
NCSU , UC Boulder , VTech, (These are not really considered safe! More like moderate even with high GPA).

cheers,

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