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Global Graduate: Karthika Vadivel

Karthika Vadivel, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

Tell us about yourself.

I’m a Masters student in Electrical Engineering and I will be graduating in spring 2021! I loved my time at NC State and I have evolved into a better version of a person over the past two years . I’m especially grateful to my parents – @dvadi_vel and @kavitharanivadivel for giving me this wonderful opportunity! I thank my sister @doctor.divyavadivel for supporting me in my dreams! A big shout out to all my friends for helping me get through this Rollercoaster Ride!

How was your experience at NC State University?

A very interesting experience! Though struck by the pandemic, the amenities and the support to students was never any less! The courses that I have taken have made me become o confident in my abilities and have prepared me well for the future!

What would you say is your biggest accomplishment during your time at NC State?

The friends I have made and the skills I have learnt . I have grown soo much over just two years of study here.

What are your plans post graduation?

I plan to work for a company where I can put to use my machine learning related skillset

Do you have any advice for current or incoming international students?

Just go for it! It might feel overwhelming but it’s definitely worth the ride!