Your best bet on where you ought to apply is to find out which PhD programmes students from previous batches attended. That will inform you on what range of schools you'd be competitive for.
Type of Undergrad: Top 50 Liberal Arts Colleges, Econ+Math (double major), Political Science + History minors
Undergrad GPA: 3.92
Type of Grad:n/a
Math Courses: Diff Calculus (A), Int Calculus (A), Multivariable Calculus (B+), Logic & Proofs (A), Linear Algebra (A), Differential Equations (A) Probability Theory (A), Real Analysis (A)
Econ Courses: Intro (A), Intermediate Macro (A-), Intermediate Micro (A), Statistical Analysis (A), Econometrics (A-), Development (A), International Financial (A), Crime (A), International Pol. Econ. (A), Education (B+)
Letters of Recommendation:
1. Prof who taught me for 4 courses
2. Prof who was an RA for + econometrics + senior thesis
3. I haven't decided
Research Experience: Will write senior thesis, RA for a year
Teaching Experience: Tutor
Concerns: A- in Econometrics + B+ in Education + B+ in Mult. Calculus during the same semester, when I had multiple deaths in my family. Would that hurt my application too much? What about coming from an LAC with no grad-level classes?
Questions: Where should I be aiming? What schools in this range have a particularly strong program in Development/Labor?
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