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  1. Thread: UCI vs UCSD?

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    Re: UCI vs UCSD?

    Thank you, to2012, your input confirms that UCSD is seen as a more prestigious school. Do you happen to have other information about the schools, such as (i) attrition, (ii) stipends & funding in...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation ---

    You might want to take some more econ courses... econometrics? some field courses? do you have areas within economics you're interested in doing research in? but your math prep is superb... I think...
  3. Thread: UCI vs UCSD?

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    I saw on a Petersons website that UCI had 148 applications some unnamed year, and from there accepted 30%... I thought that couldnít be true but maybe itís not as far as I had thought? I did see that...
  4. Thread: UCI vs UCSD?

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    UCI vs UCSD?

    Hi all:

    Does anyone have any insights on the econ phd programs at UCI vs UCSD? And how is living in Irvine vs La Jolla? My research actually fits UCI better, but UCSD is ranked higher maybe...
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    Re: Profile Eval & Where Should I Aim?

    There's definitely much more I can learn from watching others respond and from outside of this forum, and I intend to keep on improving my understanding of a lot of things. That being said, you're...
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    Re: Profile Eval & Where Should I Aim?

    I always thought that an applicant's perceived fit at a given school has a lot to do with if the applicant's research interests align better with the current faculty's interests? Since the OP can...
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    Re: Profile Eval & Where Should I Aim?

    Are you saying that it's not possible or that it's not typical? Because there are many undergrads out there with publications, or at least publications to be, at the time of application.
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    Re: Profile Eval & Where Should I Aim?

    Wow, someone made an account DoggieBons... !!
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    Re: Please Help! Fall 2021 Econ PhD Eval

    You do seem to have very solid research experience as it stands, and you definitely seem competitive for T25-100 for sure, but if you have the time and resources to pursue an RA that would likely...
  10. Re: Is a PhD in Agricultural Economics worth it?

    That's a tough and very esoteric question... I hope somebody here can answer it! I would say it increases your likelihood of admissions to top schools because of the specialized nature of the field,...
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    Re: Profile Eval & Where Should I Aim?

    Tutonic: I clearly stated that Real Analysis is needed. Where are you getting that statement from?
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    Re: Profile Eval & Where Should I Aim?

    I agree that being an RA has the advantage of having a professor be better able to write an insightful LOR as well as increasing the likelihood of getting the professor's work published possibly with...
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    Re: Profile Eval & Where Should I Aim?

    If the OP can talk about the fall research project in the personal statement (should be just about completed by the time applications are due), then that could be a great opportunity to build on...
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    Re: Profile Eval & Where Should I Aim?

    I don't think you'd need Advanced Calc I after taking Calc III, but with ODE and Real Analysis (proofs course) you should have enough math to be considered at a top 20 school... maybe not the top 5...
  15. Re: Should I just pretend I haven't done this master's (because of my grades in it)?

    This is the last one I found, but looks kind of neat: Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Economics | Economics | Western Michigan University. I think there is still a good deal of hope that you can have...
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