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Profile evaluation [please take a look]

Post by rfz » Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:55 am

Hello dear guys! I would appreciate any feedback on my chances of admission to the programs I am applying to. Thanks a lot.

Undergrad Institution: MSU (#1 large public school at Moscow, Russia) .
Major: Mathematics
Overall GPA: 4.8 out of 5.0
Major GPA: 4.9 out of 5.0
Type of Student: International, White, Male (However, I am not Russian)

GRE Revised General Test:
Q: 165 (96%)
V: 144 (27 %)
W: have not received it yet (but I guess that it 3.0)

IELTS Academic: Overall 7.0 (R-7, L-7.5, W-6.5, S-6.5)

GRE Subject Test in Mathematics: have not received it yet (goint to take in October)

Programm Applying: Ph.D Pure Mathematics (number theory, combinatorics)

Research Experiance: One international conference, 1 paper and 1 preprint on top journal.
Awards/Honors: Two Gold Medals with perfect scores at National Mathematical Olympiad and
Gold Medal from Moscow State University for “Outstanding academic achievements”
Pertinent Activities ir Jobs: Instructor of my homeland country for International Math Olympiad Team
Member of Organizing Committee of National Math Olympiad for Undergraduates.

Successfully have taken a lot advanced courses such Analytic Number Theory, Additive combinatorics, Fourier series and etc.
Right now I am preparing myself for GRE Math Subject Test. Also my low score on verbal part of GRE worries (I have heard that admission does not pay attention to verbal scores) but hope that good score on IELTS will offset it.

Applyting to Where:
Carnegie Mellon
Michigan State University

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Re: Profile evaluation [please take a look]

Post by djysyed » Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:08 pm

Having a very good GPA with many difficult courses suggests that you have a good chance. The fact that you are on the Russian IMO coaching staff and wrote a paper will boost your chances tremendously. I'm sure admissions committees will overlook the relatively weak GRE Math and Verbal scores. Of course, I am not at all able to give you a good estimate of how you'll do since I am applying myself.

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Re: Profile evaluation [please take a look]

Post by DDswife » Sat Oct 28, 2017 11:18 pm

Nice profile! I love number theory

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