2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

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dasgut
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2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

Postby dasgut » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:52 pm

Thought I'd get the 2012 profile list started. I copied this over from the 2011 thread. Best of luck y'alls!

Please only post profiles in this thread to keep it organized.

Profile Template:

Undergrad Institution: (School or type of school, such as big state, lib arts, ivy, technical, foreign (what country?)... Overall Reputation in Mathematics?)
Major(s):
Minor(s):
GPA:
Position in Class: (No numbers needed, but are you top? near top? average? struggling?)
Type of Student: (Domestic/International (Country?), male/female?, minority?)

GRE Scores:
Q: xxx (xx%)
V: xxx (xx%)
W: x.x (xx%)
M: xxx (xx%)

TOEFL Score: (xx = Rxx/Lxx/Sxx/Wxx) (if applicable)

Program Applying: (Pure Math/Applied Math/Statistics/Operation Research/Biostatistics)

Research Experience: (At your school or elsewhere? What field? How much time? Any publications or conference talks etc...)
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: (Within your school or outside?)
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: (Such as tutor, TA, etc...)
Any Miscellaneous Points that Might Help: (Such as connections, grad classes, famous recommenders, female or minority status etc...)
Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter:

Applying to Where:
School - Program / Admitted/Rejected/Waitlisted/Pending on (date) / Accepted/Declined
School - Program / Admitted/Rejected/Waitlisted/Pending on (date) / Accepted/Declined
School - Program / Admitted/Rejected/Waitlisted/Pending on (date) / Accepted/Declined

P.S. Please update your status if you can.

dasgut
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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

Postby dasgut » Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:58 pm

Undergrad Institution: Top 20 (US News)
Major(s): Finance & Accounting
Minor(s): Mathematics
Undergrad GPA: 3.51 (3.87 Last 2 Years)
Position in Class: Mid
Type of Student: Domestic White Male

Grad Institution: Top 70 Math (US News)
Concentration: MS in Pure Math
GPA: 3.97

GRE Scores:
Q: 770 (Retaking general)
V: 560
W: 5.0
M: 1st Attempt 650 (51%), 2nd Attempt 690 (60%), 3rd Attempt 840 (90%)

Program Applying: Pure Math, Applied Math, Operations Research, Statistics

Research Experience: 2 Summers With Office of Naval Research
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: N/A
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: TA for management accounting sophomore year (prolly not applicable, but it is teaching exp)
Any Miscellaneous Points that Might Help: 7 grad classes with all A's (Measure Theory, Functional Analysis, Topology, Algebraic Topology, Differential Geometry, Applied Math I&II, Research Course in Minimal Surfaces)
Any Other Info That Shows Up On Your App and Might Matter:
-GPA over the past four years = 3.92
-Professors indicated my score on the PhD analysis qual (taken to receive my MS) was the highest my year and for a few years

Applying to Where:
Harvard (Statistics)
Yale (Statistics, Pure Math, or Applied Math)
Stanford (Statistics or MS&E)
Princeton (Operations Research & Financial Engineering)
Columbia (Statistics)
UChicago (Statistics)
NYU-Stern (Statistics)
Duke (Decision Sciences)
UMichigan (Applied Math)
UMaryland (Applied Math)
UPenn (Pure Math)
Berkeley (Applied Math)
Caltech (Pure Math)
UT-Austin (Pure Math)
UCSD (Pure Math)
NYU (Pure Math)
NDSEG Fellowship

bemonocled
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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

Postby bemonocled » Fri Oct 14, 2011 10:38 am

Moved to other thread
Last edited by bemonocled on Wed Nov 09, 2011 2:47 pm, edited 2 times in total.

mhancock743
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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

Postby mhancock743 » Sat Oct 15, 2011 2:19 pm

Undergrad Institution: small state university, not really known for math
Major(s): Applied Math
Minor(s): Computer Science
GPA: 3.89
Position in Class: Near top
Type of Student: white dude

GRE Scores:
Q: 770
V: 560
W: 4 (or 4.5? can't remember now...)
M: Awaiting Score

Program Applying: Applied Math

Research Experience: none really
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: dean's list
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: tutor for 2 yrs

Applying to Where:
Vanderbilt
RPI
Colorado
Houston
Delaware
Purdue
Penn State (Acoustics Program)
South Carolina
Florida State
Michigan State
Michigan Tech
Last edited by mhancock743 on Sun Oct 16, 2011 11:58 pm, edited 1 time in total.

talkloud
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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

Postby talkloud » Sun Oct 16, 2011 9:12 am

moved to other thread
Last edited by talkloud on Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:38 pm, edited 2 times in total.

375R
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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

Postby 375R » Sun Oct 16, 2011 4:38 pm

Undergrad Institution: big state school, top 20 in math, transfer from a very good institution
Major(s): Mathematics
GPA:3.8
Position in Class: top
Type of Student: International male

GRE Scores:
Q: 800(94%)
V: 710(97%)
W: 3.5 (24%)
M: 860(92%)

Program Applying: Applied Math, Computational

Research Experience: At school, no pub, a research project.
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: 2 scholarships
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: TA for two courses
Any Miscellaneous Points that Might Help: 4 grad courses, many undergra tough courses, strong recommendations. many activities related to my interesting fields.


Applying to Where:
UMN - Applied Math
Brown - Applied Math
UMD- Applied Math
UCLA-Applied Math
UT A&M-Applied Math
UT Austin-ICE
NYU-Applied Math
+1 TBD

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miguel
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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results

Postby miguel » Sun Oct 16, 2011 5:17 pm

Undergrad Institution: private university in Southern California
B.A. Mathematics
GPA: relatively low
Type of Student: Hispanic male

Graduate Institution: smaller public university
M.A. Mathematics

GRE Scores:
Q: 710?
V: 510?
W: 3.5?
M: ?

Program Applying: Pure Math (analytic number theory)

Research Experience: 1 REU
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: 2 years of TA experience as a graduate student, calculus tutor
Any Miscellaneous Points that Might Help: 2 years of graduate work; high marks. Two recommendation letters will come from professors known in the number theory world.

Applying to Where:

Reaches:
USC
Penn State
UIUC

Fuck knows:
Caltech
fucla




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