Meet a Current Computer Science MS Student
Student Name: Nithesh Rao Boyanapally
Program: Master's in Computer Science
Graduating in: May 2014
Employer: Office of Graduate Admissions, The University of Texas at Tyler
Position: Graduate Assistant
What attracted you to this field? Computer Science-as we know is a dynamic field which is ever-developing and constantly evolving field of study. With my natural interest in Computers and Urge to gain understanding of this field was what prompted me to take 'Computer Science' as my Bachelors degree in Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University known as one of the best universities in India. With a more extensive professional knowledge at graduate level will serve me well to prepare myself for the global scenario. Pursing a Master's Degree in Computer Science helps me to move closer towards my career objectives.
Why did you choose UT Tyler? UT Tyler provides me with the freedom of academics and the variety of courses offered giving me a chance to work alongside persons of various nationalities in a global setting. Among the universities I have applied UT Tyler with its quick response time on the questions I had, made me feel more welcoming towards the University. I was awarded New Graduate Fellowship which was really helpful for me in order to concentrate on my education without a financial barrier in mind. The above reasons made me choose UT Tyler as my school for my masters.
What do you like most about UT Tyler? I like the welcoming nature of the campus community and the professors towards the students. The way the students have the freedom to share their views and ideas with the professors in order to get guidance from them. The other thing I like the most in UT Tyler is as an international student I have had a great opportunity to learn the culture and life style of domestic and other nations with its diversified students from different parts of the world.
What are your career aspirations? I aspire to become a Software architect in order to play a prominent role in building the future. My aspirations are to get updated with the innovative technologies which are being developed every day. Hopefully I would like to see myself as a CEO of a company in few years (I believe in dreaming big when we can and strive hard in order fulfill the dream)
What's your work experience? I work with UT Tyler Office of Graduate admissions as a Graduate Assistant. I have been working here for more than 6 months now. It's been a great experience for me working with our team. I believe to have learned a lot of things just not related to my work but also they helped me build my leadership abilities too.
Do you have any advice to pass along to other students interested in this program? Yes, I wanted to let the prospective students know that, Friends Master's is just not education at a graduate level. The experiences you gain in master's life helps build your personality and gives you confidence in handling things. Please, don't get depressed in case of any difficulties or failures instead move forward and face them. I am telling this based on my personal experience you will be successful or at least learn a lot from them. So, Never GIVE UP!
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