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Cornell v/s GaTech -- Please Help!!

archer913archer913 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
Hi Guys,

I have to decide btw M.Eng from Cornell and MS from GaTech in ECE Dept(Haven't got any aid as of now from both the places).

My profile is as follows:

NAME : Manu Jain
GPA : 3.40 /4.00 (Overall)
: 3.67 /4.00 (Last 60 credits)
RANK : 10th out of 120 students
GRE : 1440 (V=640 Q=800 AWA= 4.0)
TOEFL : 297 (Computer Based)

Currently working in TCS,Mumbai (INDIA) since Sept'05 for client GE Corporate.

TECHNICAL PAPERS (at National Level):
1) Resolution enhancement techniques employed in the field of Optical Lithography
2) Impacts of simulated Raman scattering and four wave mixing in optical fiber communication systems

1) MATLAB programming for Viterbi Algorithm (Internal Project)
2) Increasing the First Pass Yield in the manufacture of HV Capacitors and automation & control of the autoclave plant (ABB India Ltd)
3) Connectivity and Networking of mobile switching centers using radio links from MUX to MSC and then RJ-45 from radio to interface converters (Hutchinson Telecom Ltd)

The results so far are:
1) GaTech
2) Cornell (M.Eng.)
3) ASU
4) TUHH - Germany

2) Purdue

Waiting for UMCP and UFL.

Please help in choosing btw Cornell and GaTech..

Thanks a lot,
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Replies to: Cornell v/s GaTech -- Please Help!!

  • collegehelpcollegehelp Registered User Posts: 6,590 Senior Member
    I think you would like the M.Eng. at Cornell. Both excellent grad programs, but I would advise Cornell. I think Cornell has a nicer environment, unless you like big cities.
  • archer913archer913 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    @ collegehelp

    Thx for ur help
    .. any further help from any of u guys in making the decision would be really appreciated..!! :)
  • AlexandreAlexandre Registered User Posts: 24,573 Senior Member
    Are we thinking of the same Cornell and GT? You got into those two but not into Purdue, TAMU or NCSU? That is very unusual.

    At any rate, between Cornell and GT, assuming cost of attendence isn't an issue, I would recommend Cornell.
  • archer913archer913 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member

    ya..actually even i was surprised by NCSU's and TAMU's reject..
    and Purdue was always my fav.. was really sad for not being able to make it there ..

    Even i am mostly inclined for Cornell...
    thx a lot for ur help !!
  • AlexandreAlexandre Registered User Posts: 24,573 Senior Member
    Graduate school admissions are obviously very different from undergraduate admissions, so one never knows really.
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