Undergrad Institution: Top 70 math dep't (USA Today), and top 10 political science dep't (USA Today)
Major(s): Mathematics, Political Science
Minor(s): None
GPA: 3.97 overall, 4.0 math
Type of Student: Domestic, Male
GRE Revised General Test: August 2011
Q: 166 (94%)
V: 156 (72%)
W: 4.5 (72%)
GRE Subject Test in Mathematics: November 2011
M: awaiting score (I doubt good performance, maybe 75% if I'm lucky!
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Program Applying: Math, Applied Math, Financial Math, Finance
Research Experience: academic research in linear algebra and professional econometric and empirical research
Awards/Honors/Recognitions: Couple of minor awards (e.g. Student of Distinction for Academic Achievements)
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: Tutor, statistical analyst, some volunteer work, some political activism
Applying to Where: (All of the following programs are Ph.D. even financial math programs)
Stanford - Mathematics (Pending)
NYU - Mathematics (Pending)
Columbia - Mathematics (Pending)
Chicago - Applied Mathematics (Pending)
UT Austin - Applied Mathematics (Pending)
MIT - Finance (Pending)
UC Berkeley - Finance (Pending)
UCLA - Finance (Pending)
U Michigan - Finance (Pending)
Princeton - Operations Rsrch and Financial Math (Pending)
Boston - Mathematics Finance (Pending)
UNC - Computational Finance (Pending)