School Selection

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School Selection

Post by nafiz » Fri Nov 08, 2019 1:45 pm

Here is my profile:
Undergrad Institution: One of the best Science and Technology University of Bangladesh, Unknown for Physics
1st Major(s): Industrial and Production Engineering GPA: 3.78/4.00
2nd Major(s): Physics GPA: 3.65/4.00
Length of Degree: 5 Years
Position in Class: 1st out of 74 Students
Type of Student: International

GRE Scores : (revised)
Q: 160 (73 percentile)
V: 159 (83 percentile)
W: 4 (57 percentile)
P: Sep: 850 (75 percentile), Oct: Not yet published (Hopefully 900+)

TOEFL: (R:29 , L:30 , S:21 , W:27 )

Research Experience:
1 year research experience in Condensed Matter Physics, resulting in 1 national conference paper, currently working in a government project
1 year research experience in Industrial Engineering, resulting in 1 national conference paper

I am mainly interested in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics and Experimental AMO. I want apply to 2/3 ambitious schools, 6-7 match schools and 2/3 safety schools. But I am having trouble deciding about where I should apply. I have made an initial selection of schools. Please take a look and give me some suggestion. Is my school selection okay?

Applying to Where: all experimental CMP or AMO

University of Florida
Purdue University-West Lafayette
Arizona State University

Rensselaer Polytechnique Institute
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Virginia Tech
Colorado School of Mines
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of New Mexico
University of Illinois-Chicago

UT Dallas
Tulane University

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