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comment Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university?
@Macneil: Thank you so much sir. Your advice is very valuable to me and boosted up my confidence.
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comment Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university?
@Macneil: Is it possible if i can contact you on your mailid for further guidance?
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comment Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university?
@Macneil: I can not finance my Ph. D., with my low academics, all i can do to improve my chance is to get good GRE General score say(1400+ at least) and also good subject test (to cover up my low grades). Will this be enough to get my Ph.D. in a decent university with all of financial concerns taken care by university itself.
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comment Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university?
@Macneil: As you mentioned, research work can help me a lot to get good college. So i have planned that i will do research work under some professor of IIT either directly if they agree otherwise while doing masters and then only i will apply for foreign university Ph. D. program. But one of my friend from CMU told me that product developer thing will help you in a huge way so u better not concentrate upon research work as of now and concentrate on GRE general and subjective preparation and also your job. What is your opinion?
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comment Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university?
@Macneil: I read from CMU site that colleges ranked below 20 mainly look upon GRE score and GPA rather and very less focus upon research work. That is why i asked benefits of being product core developer in relation of only top 20. From my perspective, even top 50 will do good, then only thing is that name of college i pass out from should be well known in India so that i can continue research work back in home either by joining research lab of IBM, Microsoft etc or i can be lecturer in some good college like IIT.
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comment Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university?
and its not about money, research work is very satisfying thing as a profession, in age of 40,50, .. solving research problems is really beautiful.
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comment Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university?
As per my only ticket to USA thing, let me make u very clear i will live in my own country. As per reason of doing Ph.D. if u read newspaper u must be knowing your USA, France earns money by selling technology to countries like UAE, India, Saudi Arabia(recently 40 billion $) etc. India needs to have more patents, more technology, more research potential to compete world.
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comment Does it help to be core programmer of a product (meant for social good) for getting into a PhD program at a top university?
With my GPA 6.92/10 and my profile i mentioned above i still want to fulfill my dream of doing Ph. D. from good top universities and then doing research with top researchers. What all things i should do and focus upon. Like one of thing can be to do research under some prof. I am not able to convince any prof in India in IIT for research assistance, they help only those who come under some program in college. some people told me that in Europe some prof can convinced for research assistance. If u have knowledge regarding same, please tell me.
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