Undergrad Institution: Northwestern State University of Louisiana (small state school with no reputation in mathematics)
GPA: 3.95 Overall
Position in Class: Top
Type of Student: Domestic
Q: 730 (77%)
V: 650 (93%)
W: 4.5 (67%)
Program Applying: Pure Math/Applied Math
Research Experience: No research experience. I am, however, currently working on an SIR differential equations model for communicable diseases as part of a senior project.
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: NASA/Jove Scholarship, TOPS Tuition Fall & Spring, TOPS Honors Stipend, Outstanding Student Award, President’s Scholar Award, Leroy Miller Memorial Scholarship, NSU Award, Valedictorian/ Salutatorian Award, SMART Grant, GO Grant, Freshman CRC Chemistry Achievement Award
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: Paid tutor in mathematics at my school for the last 2.5 years.
Any Miscellaneous Points that Might Help: President of NSU Society for Secular Thought and Treasurer of Kappa Mu Epsilon (a math honors society)
Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter: None
Applying to Where:
UNIV NEBRASKA LINCOLN MATHEMATICS PhD
UNIV IOWA APPLIED MATHEMATICS PhD Accepted with TA
DREXEL UNIV MATHEMATICS PhD
UNIV ALABAMA BIRMINGHAM MATHEMATICS PhD Accepted (Waiting for TA)
U WASHINGTON APPLIED MATHEMATICS MS Accepted
FLORIDA ST U APPLIED MATHEMATICS PhD
UNIV SOUTH FLORIDA MATHEMATICS PhD
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MATHEMATICS MS Accepted
U COLORADO BOULDER APPLIED MATHEMATICS PhD
*P.S. Let me know if you guys think I have a decent chance of getting into the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and the University of Iowa at Iowa City. These two schools are my top choices. Thanks.