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Approaching to Professor for Grad Study.. :-)

Hi,
Hope you all are doing well...
To approach a professor you should mail them about your interest to work
with them..
1. Tell them why you are interested in their research field.

2. If you have any experience or publication related to the research area you
should mention that.

3. Attach your CV, Transcripts, Paper and website link in your mail.

4. Keep the email brief.
Thats all I could remember for now..You can also tell the professor if he
did not accept you, you will kill him in your dream..:P
Hope that helps..
~Zabed

About Applying to Canadian University

*About Applying to Canadian University (specially University of Calgary)*


Many of you are applying for FALL 2011 and I am receiving many mails about what will make a successful application. As much as I will love to answer all those emails but things are getting very busy for me now a days with courses, research and  teaching. So I have decided to cheat and write a blog about it instead.. yay :).
Before giving you any suggestions one big suggestion is graduate study is quite stressful and if you are not really passionate about research you can get bored very soon. So try to select a research area that really interests you!.

It is hard to tell what exactly will make a successful application but I can definitely share my own experience with you.
Firstly, I have contacted with some senior alumni from BUET expressing my interest to apply to University of Calgary. I have requested them to send me some information about the type of research that are going on at U of C and a list of Professor w…

Tips for International Students after arriving in Canada

1.Register for Fall/Winter using U my.calgary account
2.Collect you ID card from University: collect your uCalgary Id from mac-wan centre.
3.Contact with your supervisor. You should take $10 with you to get the keys of your lab.
4.Buy Bus ticket book of 10 for $25. You will receive bus pass from September.
Opening a Bank account:
1.Open an account (checking/savings) with a Bank (BMO and TD will be good choice) . Make some initial deposit that you have brought with you. They will provide you a Debit card.

2.If you need a Master Card you can apply for that. If you are not a Permanent Resident of Canada most of the time they will only provide you secured credit card. Secured Credit Card means they will held some money as security and will give you a credit limit. For example they will held CAD 625 and provide you a credit limit of CAD 500. If you choose the SPC Master card specially for students you do not have to pay any annual fee for the service :-).

3.It is always a good idea to request…

Grad admission process: reflections of an MIT student

I want to share some important tips collected from CSE BUET yahoo groups about graduate admission process in top rank university. I personally find it very helpful..
The following post should be helpful for our Fall 2011 applicants:
http://people.csail.mit.edu/madry/blog/?p=8

along the same line, Jeff Erickson's December'09 post is equally valuable (Ragib bhai had sent the link previously to this group): http://3dpancakes.typepad.com/ernie/2009/12/reading-phd-applications.html
(and please do not skip the subsequent comments on this post).

--Samee



Dear future applicants,
I am probably writing to this group after a long period of time. It might be a long mail.
I would like to express some of my suggestions on graduate admission process, more specifically on selecting universities/ research groups. I think past and present graduate students will agree with me. So you might consider them as 'reflections of past/present graduate students' :)
Usually, when people from BUET apply to…