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# indian IT (from india) vs. indian-american (us citizen)

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31 Aug 2008, 13:32
are they in the same pool? does anyone know how the adcom views these apps?
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31 Aug 2008, 14:14
day and night

us born indians are as white bread as you can get, immigrant indians have more distinct cultural differences. US born indians "seem" to be more at ease around white people than around other indians, if adcoms have had interactions with us grown indians, it is unlikely that adcoms lump us grown indians with immigrant indians.
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31 Aug 2008, 14:39
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are they in the same pool?

No.
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31 Aug 2008, 18:12
gt7er wrote:
are they in the same pool? does anyone know how the adcom views these apps?

as far as I know, Indian citizens fall often into the "international" category while US-born Indians fall into the "US" category.
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31 Aug 2008, 23:35
I think they are different pools, but still both very competitive. I think Indian citizens have it much tougher than Indian US citizens such as myself.
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01 Sep 2008, 12:11
sonibubu wrote:
I think they are different pools, but still both very competitive. I think Indian citizens have it much tougher than Indian US citizens such as myself.

One thing I still can't figure out is which bucket I would fit into - I'm an Indian citizen who also happens to be a US permanent resident and I grew up mostly in the US. I've always gotten supervague replies from the various schools when I've asked... I guess we'll find out!
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01 Sep 2008, 16:07
ac8706 wrote:
sonibubu wrote:
I think they are different pools, but still both very competitive. I think Indian citizens have it much tougher than Indian US citizens such as myself.

One thing I still can't figure out is which bucket I would fit into - I'm an Indian citizen who also happens to be a US permanent resident and I grew up mostly in the US. I've always gotten supervague replies from the various schools when I've asked... I guess we'll find out!

Permanent citizens fall into the US applicant pool for most schools.
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29 Jun 2010, 05:26
i agree!
Re: indian IT (from india) vs. indian-american (us citizen)   [#permalink] 29 Jun 2010, 05:26
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