I want to apply for Masters in Computer Science in Fall' 2011. Here's a overview of my profile. Kindly help me in choice of colleges after evaluating my profile based on my area of interest.
Undergraduate College :- IIIT Allahabad
GRE 1390 (590V/800Q) AWA 3.0
TOEFL 105 ( R-27, L-27,S-23, W-28)
Yahoo! Research, Bangalore ( 6 months )
Patent Referral Center Labs, IIIT Allahabad. ( 1 year )
2 years at Adobe Systems
1 all ready applied to USPTO
3 under internal review
Have won around 20+ local programming/hacking/obfuscated coding contests. Google Code Jam 3rd Round twice.
Project made it to PC Quest Best IT Implementation Award ( Only Student Project till date to do so )
Adobe India Special Contribution Award ( Only Fresher in my year to have been given so )
1 from Dean R & D College (Good)
1 from Senior Comp. Scientist at Work (Good)
1 from Director Engineering at my company ( not sure. Average)
Area of Interest
Information Retrieval/Theoretical Computer Science
Tentative List (MSCS)
Maryland College Park
UC - San Diego
Univ of Waterloo
I would really appreciate if you can provide me with suggestions on the above list. Should I give GRE again owing to my low AWA score ? Are there any other colleges in my area of interest that I should consider besides those in the list.