21 minutes | Nov 15, 2019

18: 5 Things to Consider for Master of Science (MS) in US

What should you consider for pursuing MS in US? There might be several questions in your mind as you explore this question. In this episode we cover some of the main things to consider before you make the decision. I also go into details about things which I wish I knew before coming to US for MS.  The things I cover in the podcast are to consider for MS in US are:  1)  Location matter more than rankings. 2) Talk to professors before applying. 3) Culture of hard work, and advantage of having prior work experience. 4) Cost is High and low cost alternates. 5) Visa situation is uncertain. Hope you enjoy this episode, this was an episode that I wish I listened to before flying to US. Reach out with your questions/feedback at thedatalifepodcast@gmail.com Resources: Although I did not cover GRE or TOEFL topics in detail, I am linking to some great resources for their preparation. 1) Essential Words for the GRE https://www.amazon.com/dp/1438007493/?tag=omnilence-20 2) GRE Prep Guide by Kaplan https://www.amazon.com/dp/150624890X/?tag=omnilence-20 3) GRE Guide by Barrons https://www.amazon.com/dp/1438009151/?tag=omnilence-20 4) TOEFL Guide by Barrons https://www.amazon.com/dp/1438076258/?tag=omnilence-20 5) Blog version of this podcast episode https://medium.com/the-data-life/ms-in-us-for-data-science-57079509ded9 Thanks for listening. Please support us via the link in the end for Anchor Payments. It would allow us to build more of this content! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-data-life-podcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-data-life-podcast/support
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