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Before letting know my intentions to pursue a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, I would like to throw some light on my childhood and the things that triggered me to choose Computer Science as my career. I was astonished when my science teacher told me about the Super Computers and their powerful usage in Space Administration as I was curious in knowing how typical tasks like launching a satellite were accomplished such easily. Throughout my childhood I have been fascinated by computers and computer games, but it was during this time that my interest in computers had truly taken a leap and when I first seriously started considering computer science as my career.

My interest towards Mathematics and Physics made me choose MPC (Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry) as major in 11th and 12th grades. With diligent preparation and concentration, I secured 96.8% in my 12th grade.

I achieved a good rank in state level entrance exam which is EAMCET in the year 2009 where I stood in the top 3% among 0.25 million applicants and secured a seat in Department of Computer Science in a prestigious college, Velagapudi Ramakrishna Siddhartha Engineering College (VSREC) which is the first established private Engineering College (Autonomous) in the entire Andhra Pradesh, affiliated to Acharya Nagarjuna University. My undergraduate coursework made me well versed with a broad knowledge base and helped me in gaining firm fundamentals in Computer Science.

At VRSEC, I had the good fortune of having a well-compiled syllabus, which placed equal emphasis on theoretical subjects as well as practical applications. Subjects such as Computer Organization, Digital Logic Design and Microprocessor Applications laid a solid foundation in th...

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...g undergraduate tenure and to study Computer Networks and Cryptography in depth. My immediate goal is to enhance and sharpen my practical implementation skills.

I bring along a strong grasp of fundamentals in Computers, an aptitude for teaching and teamwork, a zest for challenges and an enthusiastic desire to learn all I can. I would like to take with me, in addition to knowledge of Computer Networks, a network of strong and lasting relationships with my teachers and fellow-students. The excellent projects going on in your research department in the field of Computer Networks and Computer Security along with eminent faculty make your school the ideal choice for my higher graduate learning. I hope that my background and qualifications are found suitable for an MS in Computer Science at West Virginia University.

Venkata Sai Satya Prabhu THOKALA
Graduate Applicant
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