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    Re: Mentioning Math papers in Econ SOP?

    Nope!
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    Re: Mentioning Math papers in Econ SOP?

    I decided to just stick to econ papers... thanks to everyone for their help! (But I will take a few grad level math courses!)
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    Re: Profile evaluation

    Also, you may want to retake linear algebra, since it's a fundamental course?
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    Re: Profile evaluation

    Hi jshp45:

    How well do your letter writers know you? Adcoms seem to look for personal qualities validated over a long-term and close series of interactions, so you may (I don't know) do better...
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    Re: Mentioning Math papers in Econ SOP?

    Right, but I can at least get the drafts for both papers (I have a lot of interests) and then over time polish them... I wouldn't need them done instantly!
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    Re: Mentioning Math papers in Econ SOP?

    Hi, thanks for your input. Actually I'm the top student in our proof-based writing intensive intro to advanced math course right now, so that's fine. I actually want to get an advanced degree in math...
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    Mentioning Math papers in Econ SOP?

    Hello!

    Would you (particularly those of you who are in adcoms) say that it is inadvisable to delve too much into then ongoing graduate level math papers at the time of application and when writing...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation

    How do you have majors in Math & Econ with so few courses? I think with what you have written here a top 10 is almost a waste of your money applying to due to the lack of coursework in math & econ......
  9. 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...
  11. Thread: UCI vs UCSD?

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    Re: UCI vs UCSD?

    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...
  12. 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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