Graduate admission

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Graduate admission

Postby tharakagalpaya » Fri Aug 05, 2016 2:15 pm

I am a student in Sri Lanka.I have graduated in double maths with 2.5 GPA in 3 years degree(90 credits).now I am reading MSc in Mathematics(30 credits).If I pass the GRE math subject test with over 80th percentile are there any chances for me to get into graduate school in US.

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Re: Graduate admission

Postby functorial » Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:04 pm

What's the GPA scale in Sri Lanka? 2.5/4 in the US is not good, but I don't know about there. Admissions committees might not know either.

80% is a very good score for the subject GRE, and is roughly what top-10 grad programs expect. However, that may be for domestic applicants: I've heard that they expect better GRE scores for international students.

Another question is which graduate programs you want to get into. There are rather a lot.

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