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CSE Application Evaluation
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Is this a readmission?
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Applicant First Name
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InfraGard Membership Number
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BA/BS from a Regionally Accredited Institution
BA/BS from a Nationally Accredited Institution
Degree from international university (with WES eval)
Degree Granting Institution
3.0 and Above
2.75 - 2.99
2.51 - 2.74
2.5 and below
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Cyber Security Comments
Essay - Reflective Attitude Cyber Security Career
Recognizes strengths and weaknesses. Prioritizes cyber security engineering education. Demonstrates strong interest in continuing to grow as a leader.
Focus on strengths rather than identifying weaknesses. Some interest in continuing to grow as a cyber security engineer
Unable to articulate strengths and/or weaknesses. Lack of interest in continuing to grow as a cyber security engineer. Views degree as primarily about career ladder advancement.
Essay - Program Fit
Clear understanding of and strong fit with program goals.
Some confusion around program goals.
No evidence of understanding interest in program goals.
Essay - Writing Ability
Writing has strong conceptual clarity and effective organization. Minimal technical errors.
Writing has some conceptual or organizational concerns.
Writing has significant conceptual, organizational, and/or technical concerns.
Recommendation letter from supervisor is "Recommend/"Strongly Recommend" candidate.
Letter expresses "Some reservations" in recommending candidate.
Recommendation letter does not come from professional supervisor, but candidate has submitted 2 letters of recommendations from colleagues/ past supervisors.
Letter states "Do Not Recommend" for the candidate regarding graduate study.