Satisfactory Essays
“The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge.” ― Napoleon Hill
Respected Graduate Admissions Committee,
I would like to introduce myself as a prospective student of Arizona State University. Currently I am pursuing my undergraduate studies in Computer Engineering at Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITD&M) Kancheepuram, an autonomous institute under MHRD Government of India.
Academics have always been my stronghold. Starting from my childhood I had been a topper in my class. This academic excellence achieved me a 95.7% in my 12th standard. I have also achieved top 1 percentile in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), a common entrance test for premier institutes in India, which paved me the way to IIITD&M Kancheepuram (an Institute of National Importance on par with IITs). The institute is first of its kind in our country focussing more on the design aspects of core engineering curriculum.
I am totally a newbie in programming when I started my under-graduation. But it was our faculty who created zeal in me towards programming and I was introduced to C, C++. In the second year of my undergraduate studies I have taken courses such as Data Structures and Algorithms, Computer Organization and Microprocessors which increased my analytical and logical thinking about algorithms. During Computer Organization practice, I designed the ALU, using Verilog HDL, which performs signed and unsigned addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and logical comparisons.
During my second summer vacations I have developed my interest in web designing and started developing web applications by learning PHP, HTML and MySQL. I underwent an online course o...

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Summarizing, I believe that my serious determination to study, my projects, my love for technology and strong academic background in various areas of Computer Engineering will help me in my graduate studies and research. Attending your esteemed institution would give me an opportunity to receive high-level education under the guidance of eminent professors. I would regard my admission to Arizona State University not only as a great honor but also as a great social responsibility and challenge to prove myself for the betterment of mankind. As my entire schooling and university campus life was with the students, faculties and staff from various states of my nation I am confident I could effortlessly mingle with the multinational community in the US.
Thank you for your time and consideration.