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Anonymous | Bachelor of Science in Computer Science - Batch of 2027
Reviewed on 9 Apr 2024
Big campus with diverse population.

Tips: Cornell has a really big campus and an even bigger student population. There are more than 15,000 undergraduates, so you can always find your community and close friends. I did not face a big cultural shock as I was able to connect with people really well and got along with them. Before applying to Cornell, definitely research about the major you are going to apply at Cornell. Look at the clubs you are interested in and the professors with whom you would love to research with. For people applyin...

  • Total Monthly ExpenseUSD 1600
  • Prepping time for classes40 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryUSD
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Anonymous | MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering - Batch of 2025
Reviewed on 24 Feb 2024
The professors are helpful and guide you through.

Tips: To transfer from undergraduate to graduate school is a significant shift as in graduate school you need to do everything on your own but the professors here guide you throughout the process. It is very rare to get a scholarship for master's unless you do a Ph.D. degree.

Likes (Public transportation): The campus is well connected as we have the city buses called TCAT that run through the campus and connect different parts of the city to different parts of campus. The public transport is free for the first year using the Cornell...

  • Total Monthly ExpenseUSD 250
  • Prepping time for classes40 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryUSD
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Mahira Pathan | M.Eng. in Computer Science - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 19 Mar 2024
De-stereotyping Cornell and Navigating the Job Hunt

Tips: The job application process in the US is quite cumbersome. The culture is vastly different compared to Asian countries. There are several research opportunities and professors are open to taking in students even after their first semester. Prepare to work on an assignment for at least 2 full weeks because there might be errors that are commonly occurring for the whole class.

Likes (Quality of faculty): The faculty are very passionate about their field of teaching. They are mostly affiliated to some or the other company whi...

  • Total Monthly ExpenseUSD 3500
  • Prepping time for classes25 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryUSD 70000
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Arhan Choudhury | M.Eng. in Computer Science - Batch of 2024
Reviewed on 5 Oct 2023
Amazing university for anyone who wants to do computer science or engineering in general.

Tips: The curriculum is very rigorous and the assignments are time consuming. The roads on campus are very steep as it is situated on top of a hill. There is surely a cultural shift as there are not a lot of Indian students here. Overall I am satisfied with the university and my course.

Likes (Student Life): I have classes and then spend the rest of my day doing problem sets. The campus is really beautiful. There are several events on campus like cultural, music, career, sports etc. Several companies visit the campus on a ...

  • Total Monthly ExpenseUSD 1400
  • Prepping time for classes45 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryUSD 112050
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Saurabh | MEng in Operations Research and Information Engineering
Reviewed on 12 May 2023
Cornell has a great engineering program and all the top companies come to recruit students.

Tips: I lived abroad before moving to this college so I had a bit of an easier transition. Cornell is a great university with good career options in post-graduation. I was quite satisfied with the degree. There is a big Indian population at Cornell. The professors are dedicated to helping the students achieve their career goals.

Likes (Permanent Immigration): The campus is beautiful and there are lots of activities to do in Ithaca. I enjoyed hiking around Ithaca, slope day and going to the restaurants in the area. There is an India...

  • Total Monthly ExpenseUSD 2021
  • Prepping time for classes40 hours / Week
  • Expected Annual SalaryUSD 85984
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