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Hello, everyone! I am a business grad hoping to get into Economics. I've always been passionate about the subject and research but I was unable to pursue it because of financial problems. I'm hoping to find my way back to it now. Profile: Undergrad: Bachelor's in Business Administration (BBA), with a major in Finance and minor in Economics. Top 5 University in South Asian country but not significant ranking/well-known internationally Undergrad GPA: 3.79/4.00 GRE: 170Q, 166V, 6.0AWA Math Courses: Mathematics for Decisions - A Business Statistics - A Quantitative Analysis - A Econ Courses: Microeconomics - B+ Macroeconomics - B+ Econometrics - A Public Finance - B+ Other Courses: Most of my other courses are focused on finance, accounting, management, and marketing Research Experience: Negligible in terms of economics, was part-time RA for a professor for Human Resource Management. Work Experience: Joined PwC as an analyst last month. Work here involves primary research and market analysis as well as econometric modeling. A Levels: Economics (94%), Mathematics (98%), + 2 other subjects, also A* Yeah, definitely not the strongest of applications. I think my GPA and GRE scores offer some strength, but my coursework is not Econ-focused and I do not have research or teaching experience. Also, I can wrangle good LORs but they won't be from well-known economists :( Ideally, I want to get into an Econ Masters that supports students who have a non-Econ or non-quant background, such as the LSE 2-year or a Tilburg with a pre-Masters, or the Cambridge Advanced Diploma. Ultimately, I want to be able to do a PhD in a top 50 uni, so it's essential to get into at least a top 50/100 Master's where I can get research experience and a strong recommendation. Money, unfortunately, is still an issue which is why I am considering mainland Europe or Asia. I am willing to put in the work, even in a challenging program. I'm aiming to apply later this year, i.e. for the 2022 intake. Would appreciate any university suggestions and all recommendations!! It's taken some courage to post this so please be nice!!
Hi, I am new to this forum, kindly let me have your inputs on my profile: I am an Indian, 30 - intend to apply to a PhD in management programme in the US. UG Mechanical Engineering GPA of 3-3.2 (we follow the % system here so the GPA is an estimate) from a top 10 Indian university. PGDiploma in Business Management majoring in Marketing GPA of 3.4-3.6 from a top 50 Indian B school. I have taken online postgraduate coursework from an extremely well known Indian institute (easily a Indian top 5 in technology) in Statistics and Econometrics - GPA of 3.5-3.7. I am currently taking online postgraduate coursework from an extremely well known Indian institute (easily a Indian top 5 in management) Economics - expected GPA of 3.5-3.7. I am currently enrolled into a part time postgraduate curriculum in Operations Research - level 1 sanctioned by the Human Resource Development department of India - expected GPA of 3.5-3.7. I have written manuscripts in analytics and research & development - duly acknowledged at work by the Vice President and above cadre. I was an invited delegate at a national conference on good governance - had submitted my paper. I have a total of 5.5 yrs of experience in research & analytics, intend to tutor graduate students in mathematical aptitude in the coming 3-5 months. I expect a GMAT score of around 710-730 (will be taking it soon). I will be getting a LOR from my workplace, and 2 average academic LORs nothing great. Kindly advise if it makes sense for me to apply to the top 10-20 universities or should I focus on the 20-50 bracket if at all - thanks for your help on this.