You are absolutely competitive for most of these programs.
I am currently finishing up a four year BA/MA program at a top CUNY school (but unknown nationally).
Type of Undergrad: BA/MA degrees in Economics and Math Minor
Undergrad GPA: 3.78
Type of Grad: MA degree (1 year)
Grad GPA: 3.84
GRE: 169 Q 165 V
Math Courses(list the grades for each course): Multivariable Calc (A), Linear Algebra (P - covid), Intro to Proofs (A+), Matrix Algebra (A), Real Analysis (A)
Econ Courses Undergrad(list the grades for each course): Micro A, Macro A, Trade A, Urban A, Metrics B+, Environmental A, IO A
Econ Courses Msc(list the grades for each course): Micro A-, Macro A-, Metrics 1 A, Metrics 2 A, Development A-, Transition A, Microeconometrics IP, Advanced Concepts in Finance IP, Inequality IP, Thesis IP
Letters of Recommendation: 1 Strong from dept. chair who I took a graduate independent study course with, 1 strong from graduate metrics prof/thesis advisor who has seen me do research, 1 very strong from a professor whom I've been co-authoring a paper with
Research Experience: Summer volunteer research gig that turned into a short term consultancy with the world bank and an opportunity to work on and coauthor a development/human capital paper. Lots of STATA work on this project. Other than that, a couple of term papers in various grad courses.
Teaching Experience: Tutoring for economics department
Other (Notes, concerns etc.):
I'm looking at programs both in the North America and in Europe, particularly: Berkeley ARE, UVA, Boston U, Georgetown, UT Austin, Washington, Brown, USC, UCSB, Wisco, Vanderbilt, UBC, UChicago Harris, Stanfrod GSB Political Econ, Stockholm School of Econ, Bonn MSc Res, Berlin School of Econ, LMU Munich, PSE M2, Toulouse M2, Bocconi PhD, Tinbergen.
Any thoughts on my competitiveness for these programs would be greatly appreciated!
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