Hello, math people!
Below is my profile, as an applicant:
Undergrad Institution: Sofia university, Bulgaria Major(s): Computer science
GPA: 3.91 , 4-Math
Graduate Institution: Sofia university, Bulgaria Major(s): Probability ans Statistics [Masters]
Type of Student: International, Male
GRE Revised General Test:
Q: 167 (95%)
V: 146 (28%)
W: 2 (02%)
GRE Subject Test in Mathematics:
M: 770 (75%)
TOEFL Score: (87 = R23/L24/S20/W20) (if applicable)
Program Applying: (Pure Math/Applied Math), Combinatorics
Research Experience: One paper in preparation, related to Ramsey theory, Two REUs, last two summers, in Rennes, France- game theory and stochastic optimization(in the context of Smart Grids)- another paper in preparation,
A small paper on Enumerative combinatorics, in a local journal without Impact factor.
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: IMC- Honorable mention, Balkan olympiad for students- bronze medal,
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: TA- 5 different courses- Discrete math, Calculus, Statistics, Design and analysis of algorithms, Information theory, Three months work as a software developer.
Any Miscellaneous Points that Might Help: Participated in a Short course on Random graphs, of London Mathematical society.
Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter: Recommendation from one well-known professor in Combinatorics.(the other two are on average level).
I don't have much money, so please tell me for which of these universities I don't have big chances(and it will be a waste of money) or recommend me another universities, not in the list. THANK YOU! :
Applying to Where: (Color use here is welcome)
Michigan Ann Arbor
CMU - ACO
all for pure math