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DSAN Prospective Student Webinar - Shared screen with speaker view
Hezekiah Owonikoko
09:32
Hello
Hezekiah Owonikoko
09:45
I'm good
Hezekiah Owonikoko
10:03
yeah sure
Andreas Stathopoulos
35:17
Any statistics on what companies are hiring your graduates? Any statistics on the average/median starting salaries?
Xiana Zhang
37:11
I would suggest you to look into Glassdoor about the median salaries in data science.
Isaac Rockower
37:15
What are some website recomendations where we can receive a python or R certification?
Xiana Zhang
37:48
I personally used Coursera
Heather Connor
37:49
You can go here and scroll to the bottom: https://analytics.georgetown.edu/admissions/requirements/
Isaac Rockower
38:03
Thank you!
Cecilia Chen
38:16
How do you define the level of programming? For example, what do you expect a student in advanced level can do?
MICHAEL RYVIN
38:18
Any plans to add any electives that mesh with political/social sciences?
Jabrenee Hussie
38:28
Does Georgetown have graduate level housing? Do students tend to work while completing this degree program or is recommended to dedicate time to being a full time student?
Jorge Bris Moreno
38:30
If we don’t have a certification for coding in R but have taken many courses in which you worked in R, should you still get a certification?
Stacy Che
38:45
The application portal does not have a space to send official transcript, do we need to submit an official transcript or just self-reported ones?
Vanessa Godwin
39:01
is the summer booktcamp absolutely required? Is it difficult to complete while working at a summer internship? What is the t
Vanessa Godwin
39:20
time commitment for the bootcamp?
Heather Connor
39:37
@Jabrenee - Here is some info on grad housing: https://grad.georgetown.edu/grad_housing/
Xiana Zhang
39:37
We have students that work and part time in our program, but we are mostly full-time student. Most of us live off campus (DC/VA) area
Xiana Zhang
40:17
@Vanessa, no the summer bootcamp is not hard. It is here to help you to prepare for the program, you’ll not be graded or anything
Heather Connor
40:53
@Jorge - You can describe some class projects you did that used R. It’s very helpful to our committee to see demonstrated knowledge of R.
Jorge Bris Moreno
42:02
Thank you!
MICHAEL RYVIN
42:24
I believe most schools have a place to download an unofficial transcript
Stacy Che
43:10
Thank you!
Vanessa Godwin
45:47
self driven then?
TANVI PATHAK
46:02
Do you have my programs to provide students with job or internship assistance?
TANVI PATHAK
47:21
I meant any sorry
Xiana Zhang
48:37
@Tanvi, Dr Purna and Heather will send A LOT of email to you about internships and jobs opportunities
Devyani Mahajan
48:48
Are applications and scholarships any different for international students?
TANVI PATHAK
48:49
Ok thank you.
Devyani Mahajan
49:02
Thank you!
Stacy Che
50:12
Do you have any tips on writing personal statement?
MICHAEL RYVIN
52:49
I might have missed it but how many ppl tend to apply and get accepted? Just wondering about my chances haha
Stacy Che
53:51
Does the class project / pre-req illustration section counts towards the 500limits?
Xiana Zhang
53:53
@Micheal, unfortunately we can’t disclose the total number of applicants, we last year we accepted around 150 students
Stacy Che
54:52
Yes! That is what I meant, thank you so much for clarifying the word limit!
Stacy Che
55:42
🙂 thank you for hosting the webinar
Hezekiah Owonikoko
56:19
Thank you so much for the clarification. so helpful.
Andreas Stathopoulos
56:27
Thank you!
Cecilia Chen
56:29
Thank you so much for all the information!
TANVI PATHAK
56:30
Thank you!
Cody
56:31
Thank you
Jorge Bris Moreno
56:34
Thank you!
yueyin ji
56:37
thank you!
MICHAEL RYVIN
56:41
thank you! look forward to applying!
Cody
56:44
good night
Hezekiah Owonikoko
56:48
Is there application fee waiver
Zhanhao Liu
56:48
thank you!