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My first admit : MS in Structural Engineering @ UCLA..

Profile : 325/108/8.25(NIT Calicut)


1yr8months work ex. at L&T for Hyderabad Metro Rail Project
Rejects : U at B SUNY , Virginia Tech.
Results Awaited : NCSU, TAMU , UC Davis.
Should i go for it ? as i am a bit apprehended about the fees being a bit too high.. please help me out with pros' and
cons'

gre/toefl/cgpa: 318/94/8.04 (Bharat Kandadai)


Major: Geotechnology
Admits till now: NCSU, ASU, UFL, VTECH
Awaiting: UW
This group was very much helpful!!
Thanks all

(Abhishek Kadur) Got an admit from Univeristy of Illinois Urbana-Champaign for Construction Management (Civil
Engineering), waiting to hear from Texas Austin. Is there any criteria under which Texas Austin is better than UIUC
for Construction Management? Profile311/107/ ug- 70% , one internship.. did ug from banglore institute of
technology.
And UIUC is better than Texas Austin for Construction Management.

Uni. Of Texas at Austin-- (Sumanth Reddy)


321/4.0/112
8.4/10 GPA from NIT Warangal
1 research project on SCC with recycled aggregates - 2 publications (ASCE, small one)
2 international conference presentations
Major - Structural Engineering

University Sunny Buffalo (Shashank Johari)


331/4.0/108
8.9 nit bhopal
5 projects
1 yr experience
No publications
Major - transportation.

Admits fromStructural 319, 80%(Roneet Das)

TAMU College Station


Virginia Tech
SUNY Buffalo
Arizona State University
Colorado State University

ASU- CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT , 303, IELTS- 6.5, 76%, 1 INTERNSHIP, 4 PAPERS.

4th admit Virginia Tech , Geotechnology (Jagrat Jariwala)


MS in Civil Engg.
previous ones:UIUC Purdue TAMU
profile: 321(q 163 v 158)/7.5/8.78(nit surat)
decent projects- good extra curriculars
no publications 1 intern @ iit-b

Admitted into Gatech, Vtech and Tamu for geotechnical engineering. Gatech has a better rank whereas vtech has a
better coursework. Also getting financial assistance is easier in vtech than in gatech. Please suggest which one
should I go with.
My profile is 323|114|7.7 , 2 projects, 1 month internship.

After a dry spell of over 2 months, some relief finally !


1. Texas A&M Admit | M. Eng in Transportation
2. University of California - Davis Admit | MS in Transportation
3. University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign Admit | MS in Transportation
Profile:
312 | 99 | 9.04 | Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal University | 2 Papers | 3 Projects | 2 Year Work-ex

Feeling blessed
Received admit from TAMU, College Station for MEngg in Transportation Engineering
Profile: 301/90/9.4
Internship at IISc for 6 months
Paper presented at the Annual meeting of Transportation Research Board at Washington DC

Got an admit from NC State and Univ of Cincinnati. for construction engineering and management-both for M.Engg
though...
Waiting for tamu!!
Profile: 314(157,157, awa-4)
toefl-109
Internship @ an IIT-M incubated construction consultancy
No papers though
Only UT austin rejected me.. Those suckers anyway need atleast 1 international paper. So not that much hard
feelings

Admit Northeastren uni. For construction management


i got the admit on 1st march..applied on 12th dec..316(153v 163Q); 113(27 30 26 30); 51%MU; 22 months work experience as a structural
engineer with diverse and good work projects on pan india

After 3 back to back rejects,


Admit #4: Texas A&M University, College Station
Construction Engineering and Management degree program.
The portal got updated last night. Haven't received an official letter, yet.
Profile:
317(Q:160 V:157), 110, 59% Pune uni(upto 6 th sem)
Applied in the third week of December.
Previous admits:
Michigan State University.
North Carolina State University.
Clemson University.
Previous Rejects:
Worcester Polytechnic.
Arizona State University.
Virginia Tech.
Awaiting Decision:
University of Southern California
Northeastern University
NYU Poly
MTU

It had been a long wait...


After the admits from Michigan Tech, Iowa State, North Carolina State Univ and the Univ of Marryland (College Park),
the most awaited,
Texas A & M University it is...
Ranked 12t ,
One of the biggest public universities stretched across 5200 acres..
I am a proud walchandite...
Profile|| Construction Management ||
317 || 97 || 3.5 ||
more than 25 prizes at various cocurricular and extra curricular activities ||
1.5 yrs work exp || VP of a NGO.

Received most of my admits so time to post them!!!...


313/159/3/115/8.8/one international paper/community service
Cornell University, University of Washington,Seattle(Research Assistanship), USC, UC-Irvine, TAMU-CS, UHMC
Still Waiting--NCSU , Univ of Florida
Highly confused between Cornell University(Transportation) and UW (Construction Management) and should I wait
for NCSU? Need suggestions! No funding from Cornell and an RA from UW and 50% fee waiver from TAMU
Any seniors or people with admits from these colleges?Has Cornell given RA's, TA's to anyone yet?

Gre 304 Toefl 98 cgpa 8.7 and internship

MS-Construction Engineering Management


TEXAS A&M and University Of Southern California

311/101/5.69/1 yr wrk ex
RejectsNCSU and Columbia

TAMU colg station or Purdue for MS Civil Engineering, Structural area?


Profile - 318/112/4.5
Cgpa 8.91(upto 6th sem)

gre 302 ielts 6.5 btech 72% Admit Construction Management at UNC Charlotte

Admit frm Michigan Tech Univ


Const.Mangmnt
299/88/59.9% MU

Second admit
TAMU College station
MS , CONS MGMT.
1st admit U of Kansas
Profile.
301
88
8.58
1 intern
1 National & 1 International conference

Got 3 admits so far-- MS in Construction Engg and Management.


Got In CMU($6k schlarship+assistantship), NCSU and today in UIUC.
Confused guys.. Feel UIUC is best but CMU is good too that too with funding. Not sure
314 | 4.0 | 109.. 3 interns 2 projects no papers.CGPA-8.6

First admit - USC Viterbi - MCM


GRE - 312/3.5
TOEFL - 109
73 % & 1 Internship

First Admit-TAMU College station


MS-Structural Engineering GRE-320, TOEFL-105,CGPA-7.92

GRE 326 TOEFL 117 GPA 8.49 2 PROJECTS 1 INTERNSHIP TAMU College station MS-Structural Engineering

My First Decision - ADMIT - Texas A & M College Station - MS Construction Management - Applied on 11th Feb This is my first priority gre-311,toefl-101,acads-5.69/10

Admit: Michigan Technological Uni.


Profile: 312, 102,7.02
For Construction Management

Admit - Univ of Texas, Austin - Structural Engineering


321/4.0/112
8.4/10 GPA - NIT Warangal

me: Abhishek Chanda


City: Manipal
GRE: 308 (152 Verbal 156 Quant 4.0 AWA)
TOEFL: 108 (26R , 25L, 28S, 29W)
UnderGrad University: Manipal University
Year of Graduation: 2014
CGPA / Percentage: 6.91/10
Co-Currliculars: 50 + Hours of Volunteer Work, Dramatics, Business
Forums
Projects: Paper Presentation regarding Advanced Transportation Engineering,
Extensive Survey Project.
Certification: AutoCAD Certification from NICT, Bangalore
Work Experience: 2+1+2 months of Internship in 3 different companies
Intended Major / Specialization: MS/ MSc in Construction Management
Planning to apply to:
1) Purdue Unviersity
2) University of Washington
3) Arizona State University
4) Colorado State University
5) Nottingham Trent University
6) Plymouth University
7) Leeds Metropolitan University
8) University of Coventry

Admits:
Rejects:
Awaiting:
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Name: KARTHIK CHOWDARY PAKALAPATI
City: HYDERABAD
GRE:302
TOEFL:YET TO TAKE
UnderGrad University: VASAVI COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Year of Graduation:2014
CGPA / Percentage:77.2
Co-Currliculars:COMPLETED A COURSE AT SURVEY OF INDIA ,PRESENTED IN A NATIONAL CONFERENCE
,TWO PAPPER PRESENTATION AND OK WITH EXTRA ACTIVITIES
Work Experience:
Intended Major / Specialization:TRANSPORTATION/ENVIRONMENTAL
Planning to apply to:
1) NORTHEN CAROLINA
2) TEXAS A&M
3)PURDUE
4)GEORGE MASON
5)OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY
Admits:
Rejects:
Awaiting:
___________________________________________________________________
Name:CHARUGUNDLA RAVI TEJA
City:HYDERABAD
GRE: 138+157+2.5
TOEFL:6
UnderGrad University: GITAM UNIVERSITY
Year of Graduation:2012
CGPA / Percentage: 6.94/10
Co-Currliculars:
Work Experience:1 YEAR IN GVR INFRA PROJECTS LTD
Intended Major / Specialization:CONSTRUCTION MANGEMENT
Planning to apply to: FALL-2013
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS(ADMITTED)
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA(ADMITTED)
VALPARISIO UNIVERSITY( ADMITTED)
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI ( ADMITTED)
NYU-POLY (REJECTED)
Admits:4
Rejects:1
Awaiting:0
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Name: Gagandeep Singh
City: Manipal
GRE: 312 (163Q+149V+3.0 awa)
TOEFL:102(26R+28L+24S+24W)
UnderGrad University: Manipal Institute of Technology
Year of Graduation:2014
CGPA / Percentage:7.02
Co-Currliculars: 3 Projects in Construction Management (Risk analysis, Delay Analysis and Estimation& Scheduling) along
with an academic project (Extensive Survey),2 national papers, 1 publication, 2 paper presentations ( NCESS, IIT-B and NHCE2013)
Work Experience: 1+1+1+1+2 months (5 Insternships)
Extra curriculars: Treasurer- I.E. Civil, Organiser-ISTE.
Intended Major / Specialization:Construction management
Planning to apply to:
TAMU
VTECH
Purdue
ASU
UC-Boulder
IOWA STATE UNI
NCSU

Admits: ASU
Rejects:Purdue, UC Boulder
Awaiting:

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Name: Rakesh Sai Malisetty
City: Kharagpur, WB
GRE: 313 (149 V + 164 Q ) AWA - 3
TOEFL: Yet to take
UnderGrad University: Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Year of Graduation: 2014
CGPA: 7.84 / 10.0
Co-Currliculars: 2 internships and an ongoing project
Work Experience: None
Intended Major / Specialization: Geotechnical Engineering
Planning to apply to:
1. UTAustin
2. TAMU
3. VirginiaTech
4. University of Wisconsin, Madison
5. Purdue University
Admits:
Rejects:
Awaiting:

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Name: Shashad Gujaran
City: Mumbai, MH
GRE: 312 (152 V + 160 Q + 3.5 AWA)
TOEFL: 99
UnderGrad University: Manipal Institute of Technology | Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka
Year of Graduation: 2012
CGPA: 9.04 / 10.0
Co-Currliculars: 3 Projects (1 in Structures, 2 in Transportation), Final Year Dissertation on Transportation Engineering, 2
Internships, 3 Conference Papers, Participated and Won in plenty of events in Technical Fest's, Worked as a Research Assistant 6 months (while in college), Went as an Exchange Student to Japan, Student Placement Co-ordinator for the institute
Work Experience: 15 months at Larsen & Toubro | Construction
Intended Major / Specialization: Transportation Engineering
Awating Decisions from:
1. University of California, Berkeley
2. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
3. University of Texas, Austin
4. Texas A&M University

5. Virginia Polytechnic and State University


6. University of Washington, Seattle
7. Purdue University
8. Northwestern University
9. University of California, Davis
10. University of Maryland, College Park
Admits:
Rejects: Purdue University
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Name: Shashank Johari
City: Ajmer
GRE: 331
TOEFL: 108
UnderGrad University: MANIT Bhopal
Year of Graduation:2013
CGPA / Percentage:8.87
Co-Currliculars: 5 Projects(1 geotech 4 Transprotation), 2 Internships, 4Paper Presentation Awards, 1 Consultancy Project
Work Experience: 8 Months till Date in Ansal API
Intended Major / Specialization:Construction management, Transportation Engineering
Planning to apply to:
UIUC
UT Austin
Suny Buffalo
Georgia
Purdue
Tamu
Virginia tech
Michigan State

Admits:
Rejects:
Awaiting:

T
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Name: Nadella Ushasree
City: Hyderabad
GRE: 309 ( 162Q-147V- AWA -3)
TOEFL: 100 ( R-22 L-26 S-24 W-28) IELTS - 7

UnderGrad University: Vellore Institute of Technology


Year of Graduation: 2014
CGPA / Percentage: 8.39
Co-Currliculars: 2 projects , 1 internship
Work Experience (if any):
Intended Major / Specialization: Transportation Engineering
Applying to:
Univeristy of Texas at Austin
University of California at Davis
TAMU College Station
SUNY Buffalo
Virginia Tech
Purdue
Oklahoma State University
Admits:
Rejects:
Awaiting: all

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Name: Vishal Yadav
City: Lucknow
GRE: Total (Q+V+AWA): (155+143+3)298
TOEFL: 92
UnderGrad University: Jaypee University Of Engg. & Technology,GUNA (M.P)
Year of Graduation: 2012
CGPA: 6.9/75%
Co-Currliculars: Projects:(Design Of A Building),Final Year Project(Statistical And Analytical Study Of Hydraulic Jump)
Presented a Paper In National Seminar On this Same Project, Done Training Of Atleast 1 month From 2nd semester in companies
like Omaxe Pvt. Construction,Era construction,Surat Private Construction Limited.
Work Experience: Worked As A Site Engineer in SURAT CONSTRUCTION PRIVATE LIMITED from July 2012 to July2013
- Working as a Asst. Engineer in U.P Processing and Construction Cooperative Limited (PACCFED).
Intended Major / Specialization: Construction Research And Management, Geo-technical Engineering
Planning to apply to:
1. NYU-POLY
2. TAMU
3. Rutgers NJ
4. UTA
5. Columbia University
Admits:
Rejects:
Awaiting:
___________________________________________________________
Name: Vamsi Kanth Tammina

City: Vizag
GRE: 314 (Q-170; V-144; 3.0)
TOEFL: 99( R-26, L-27, S-22, W-24)
UnderGrad University: Andhra University
Year of Graduation: 2014
CGPA / Percentage: 8.24
Co-Currliculars: Core Team member of Student Activity Centre, organized 2 college events and various Workshops
Work Experience (if any): 2 Industrial Trainings; one at Visakhapatnam Port Trust, and other in a private firm.
Intended Major / Specialization: Construction Engineering and Management, Structural Engineering.
Applied to:
1.Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
2.Texas A&M University, College Station
3.North Carolina State University, Raleigh
4.Arizona State University
5.Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla
6.Clemson University.
Admits: nil
Rejects: nil
Awaiting: all 6 Universities.
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Name: Dafnik Saril Kumar David
City: Trichy
GRE: 310
TOEFL: 92
UnderGrad University: NIT-Trichy
Year of Graduation: 2013
CGPA / Percentage: 7.57
Co-Currliculars:
2 IPT, BGR Power Gen(Warangal Power Plant), Marg Ltd(Karaiakla Port), Final year Project - Analysis and Design of Steel
Bunker and its Supporting Structures
Others
Organiser and Head of Moments(National Level Technical Symposium of Civil Eng. Dept. of NIT-Trichy ), Treasurer of Civil
Engineering Association, NIT-Trichy
Work Experience (if any):-NILIntended Major / Specialization: Structural Engineering
Applying to:
1. Texas A & M University, College Station
2. University of Texas, Austin
3. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
4. North Carolina State University, Raleigh [Reject]
5. Arizona State University, Tempe [Admit]
Admits: 1
Rejects: 1
Awaiting: 3

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Guys Help required!!!
Got admits from
-UNCC
-MTU
-Northeastern Univ,Boston,
-Syracuse univ
MS Construction Management
Please help me in sorting out, which is the better one among them ??
Waiting for NYU Poly and Clemson, Please Reply!!!
310(166Q+144V) , 90, 6.6 cgpa(Manipal Univ), Internship from LnT , 6 month project from Janapriya ,Hyd, 2 academic projects, Few Extra
circulars. Krishnakant Maurya any suggestions? u applied to any of the above?

Friends! Please help me in selecting the best university for MS in Structural Engineering, below universities given me
acceptance till now :
University of California, Irvine
Illinois Institute of technology, Chicago
University of Florida
Michigan Technological University
Do post the reason too why you think it is better among the rest....
Thanks in advance
300\95\8.8 till 6th sem... I have 8 research paper out of which 4 are ASCE international conference publication, 1 in ICE London by university
of Cambridge and others in Elsevier.. 3 consultancy projects as a co-consultant in ILFS, 2 internships public sector,official reviewer of
Science Publishing Corporation, Germany, and currently doing final year research project in University of Dundee, Scotland.

1.

MS in Civil Engineering (STRUCTURES)-Univ of CINCINNATI (received UGS scholarship of 10000$)


2. MSE(non-thesis) in Structural Engineering - ASU (no funding)
3. MS in Civil Engineering (STRUCTURES)- Univ of NEW MEXICO(received amigo of 10000$)
4. MS in STRUCTURES-Louisiana State University (no funding)
5. MS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (STRUCTURES)- Univ of DELAWARE(waiting for decision)
6. MS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING-MTU
7. MS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING-CARLETON Univ(CANADA)

And am looking towards transportation engineering too.. apart from structures


# Affordability and Return of investment/placements, Internships are the major criteria in my case.
GRE:307/3, IELTS:7, ACADS:80%

Got admit from UT Arlington for MS in structural engineering.


Profile 296/3.5/90, 5.68 c.g.p.a, 2 years exp till now
Got my 3rd Admit from UC Davis-MS in Environmnetal Engg
GRE:312, (Quant:163,Verbal:149),U.G %-80,Work experience- 1 year 6 mnths,Decent extra curricular activities.