5 years, 9 months ago Posted in: Blog, Guide 0

About 4 years ago, I, for some reason, decided that I should streamline my online readings. I figured that the best way to do that by using a RSS reader, and after few tries, I settled with Google Reader. I subscribed to the feeds of the likes of Engadget, Gizmodo, etc. My search-filter-read experience had […]

7 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Blog, Guide 0

I was just lucky (?) enough to get admitted into a renowned graduate school. Since then, many have been asking for tips and tricks on graduate school admission. The general question is typically about the shortcuts. I don’t believe in shortcuts, and neither does the POTUS.  I usually recommend  thoughtful preparation, long-term planning, and dedication; but, […]

8 years, 6 months ago Posted in: Guide 1

I was requested to provide a small write up on how a forum (sl2college) helped me in applying for the universities in US. I got to know to sl2college during a session at US Fulbright Commission, Sri Lanka, when it was just a yahoo group and I am great to see that evolved into what we have […]

8 years, 7 months ago Posted in: Guide 5

From March, 2009 to June, 2009 I was involved in the final year project related work, and completed my degree with viva and presentation in June. Here I am sharing my experiences and suggestions to improve the productivity of the time spent, quality of the projects, and usefulness of them. I particularly identify the following […]

8 years, 11 months ago Posted in: Guide 3

Many ask me about how to prepare for GRE, the tricks and hacks, and advice. This is written to answer them. Graduate Record Examination abbreviated to GRE is a standardized test that is required by  many grad schools in USA, Singapore, Canada, etc. Let’s put aside the debates on its accuracy, relevance, and resilience,  and […]