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  1. Thread: RA question

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    Re: RA question

    It should not do much harm. It would likely be a positive signal; but the majority of university based RA's take Real Analysis while they are RA's. That is one of the main reasons for being a...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation (Updated 2020)

    Thank you for your thoughts!
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    Profile Evaluation (Updated 2020)

    I posted last year and I have some updated information re: classes and work experience. Seeking updated thoughts on what schools might accept a profile like mine. Also what sort of evidence you have...
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    Re: Course retakes

    See http://www.urch.com/forums/phd-economics/160718-profile-evaluation-strengthening.html for my profile. I am sure I want to pursue this, if I don't get IN then I'll reconsider. I am no longer in...
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    Re: Course retakes

    Thank you for that advice! I have taken Stats, I did poorly the first time but got an A- the second time. I also took "Economic Statistics and Econometrics" and did well.
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    Course retakes

    Linear Algebra original grade: C
    Multivariable Calc original grade: P
    IB Math (calc): taken in high school (don't even recall my grade...A or B

    Just took "Linear Algebra and Real Analysis": A-
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    Re: Profile Evaluation (and strengthening)

    Thank you!! This is very encouraging. I am applying next year, so I'll be sure to keep this in mind then!
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    Can you retake the GRE? That would make a huge difference in your potential.
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    Re: Online Math course reputation?

    Good to know!!! Thank you :D
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    Online Math course reputation?

    I am working on strengthening weak math grades. I recently took Real Analysis and Linear Algebra I via Harvard Extension school, and next on my mind is probably retaking multivariable calculus....
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    Re: Profile Evaluation (and strengthening)

    HM... encouraging. Agriculture and Resource Economics? Iím not sure what comprises the top 5 but I was of the mind that it was an equally regarded program i.e equally competitive. Can you elaborate?...
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    Re: Profile Evaluation (and strengthening)

    You donít think this is salvageable with retakes of Multivariable Calc, the linear algebra grade (hopefully an A-) which was also a Real Analysis class? Do you have any other salvaging suggestions?
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    Profile Evaluation (and strengthening)

    I'm planning to apply next year, currently mulling over my best approach to the next 12 months. I just took Real Analysis/Linear Algebra combo course at the school I am a full time RA at (post-grad)...
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