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  • Meet the Organizers of the COVID-19 Hackathon

    June 10, 2021

    Recently, we caught up with current MSDS student Sepi Dibay and recent MSDS alumna Deepthi Hegde on their successful COVID-19 Hackathon from summer 2020. Bios: Sepideh (Sepi) Dibay immigrated to the United States in 2009 and pursued her Master of Public Health and Ph.D. in Epidemiology. She did her postdoctoral research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer…

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  • Student Profile: Florencia Marcaccio

    December 18, 2020

    Hi Florencia! Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m originally from Argentina. Before coming to the U.S., I worked as a Big Data Analyst for Telefonica, a telecommunications company. In this position, I developed Machine Learning models and KPIs to improve the quality of their services. I was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to pursue an…

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  • MSDS Admissions Insights: 2020-2021 Essays

    September 22, 2020

    Happy first day of fall! The MSDS program recently launched our 2020-2021 application, and we revised our essay prompts for this year. Because we recognize that writing essays is one of the most challenging aspects of applying to graduate school, we want to provide you with some direct insights into what we are looking for when we…

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  • Advice for Reapplicants

    September 15, 2020

    Admission to the MSDS program is very competitive. The fact of the matter is that we simply cannot admit all of the qualified applicants we receive in a given year. Many applicants who are not successful wonder if they can reapply to the MSDS program during the next application cycle. The short answer is yes!…

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  • Student Profile: Vikrant Bhosale

    July 17, 2020

    Hi Vikrant! Tell us a bit about yourself. I was raised in Mumbai which is the financial hub for India. It is also a densely-populated city with almost 19 million people. I completed my bachelor’s degree in electronics in 2000. Since then, I have been working as a software engineer. I moved to the U.S.…

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