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Masters Development Econ/Studies Profile Evaluation
cyoo posted a topic in PhD in EconomicsUndergraduate: Top 15 US state uni GRE: Q168/V157/AW 4.0 (will be taking 2nd gre in late Dec) GPA: 3.6 Major: Econ&International Studies Minor: Development econ, Math Math: Cal1(AP), Cal2(A-), Calc3(B-), Linear Algebra (A), Probability Theory(B), Real Analysis(B) Econ: intermediate Micro(A), intermediate Macro(A), Econometrics (A) Research Experience: internship at abroad think tank, internship at aid agency I'm interested in international development. Not interested in getting ph.d I think I'll apply to LSE econ, LSE int development, UW-Madison econ for sure. I'm still pending my decision on USC applied econ, Uni of Sussex dev studies, Tuft for econ... Do you think programs at Cambridge or Oxford would be a far reach for me? Open to any suggestion or advice on my school choice! Thanks
Econ Terminal Masters to PhD Evaluation
econphdgoals posted a topic in PhD in EconomicsHi all. Need some advice on where I might be the best fit for a masters program to prepare for a PhD. I am American-Canadian and have spent a year out of undergrad on a prestigious area studies work fellowship abroad but I'm realizing that I want to take a different direction. I love economics, especially as it relates to development and international macroeconomics, and would like to use my brain a helluva lot more and have autonomy instead of going into development project management as my current path would be headed. Problem is in undergrad I had exactly the opposite intentions: I focused mostly on leadership and work experience. So I'll need to work hard to compensate for avg grades and develop strong math and research skills to demonstrate my seriousness and preparation. Please take a look at my schools and let me know if they're a good match for my interests/needs and if I'm competitive. Undergrad school: Top 5 public institution in USA, top 20 econ dept Undergrad GPA: Business Economics Major: 3.6/4.0 Cum: 3.4/4.0 GRE: 163Q - 167V (will be retaking until I boost my Q to >167) Math Courses: Calculus of Several Variables (C+), 5 score on AP Calc AB and BC tests Econ Courses:Statistics for Economists (A), Microeconomic Theory (A+), Macroeconomic Theory (A+), Intro to Econometrics (B+), Intro to Game Theory(A+), Industrial Organization Theory (B+), Theories of Economic Development (A-), Environmental Econ (B)Research Experience: Current events research with an Area Studies dept of my school (so pretty much n/a) Teaching Experience: n/a Research Interests: Development, macro, public Terminal masters applying to: Columbia, Duke, Simon Frasier, University College of London, UT Austin, University of Wisconsin, University of Ottowa, Warwick