- Pre-app :
- Send emails to all the universities asking them about admission criteria and application deadline.
- TODO: Make a sample preapp email.
- October Mid
- Select Universities Stage -1
- Make a list of atleast 21 probable universities
- Rank them in order such that 7 falls in each ranking triad.
- Sep last week – Oct 3rd Week
- Select Universities Stage – 2
- Finalize the top 10 out of above 2 after intensive debate and thinking on criteria like Goals/Location/Fin Aid…
- Oct First Week – Nov First Week
- App to unidersities Stage-1
- Apply to 1-3 Universities with
ii. Reco letters
iv. Send GRE/TOEFL Scores to these universities
v. Portfolio of
1. EE Projects
2. Public Admin Experience
- Timeline Oct 22nd – Mid November
- App to Universities Stage -2
- Apply to top 5-7 priority universities from Stage 3 using experience of stage 4
- Timeline: Nov – mid Dec
- App to Universities Stage – 3
- Apply to 2-3 universities on your gut feeling even if they are not in the finalized list.
- Timeline: Dec – Jan
- Follow up
- Finish SOP Recos and Transcripts by Oct 20th
- Also Make Portfolios by Oct 20th !!!
- Give GRE by Nov First Week
- TOEFL by Nov Second Week
- Give TSE by Third Week
- Target to Finish Apps by Mid December