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.
2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results
Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results
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)
NYUStern (Statistics)
Duke (Decision Sciences)
UMichigan (Applied Math)
UMaryland (Applied Math)
UPenn (Pure Math)
Berkeley (Applied Math)
Caltech (Pure Math)
UTAustin (Pure Math)
UCSD (Pure Math)
NYU (Pure Math)
NDSEG Fellowship
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)
NYUStern (Statistics)
Duke (Decision Sciences)
UMichigan (Applied Math)
UMaryland (Applied Math)
UPenn (Pure Math)
Berkeley (Applied Math)
Caltech (Pure Math)
UTAustin (Pure Math)
UCSD (Pure Math)
NYU (Pure Math)
NDSEG Fellowship

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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results
Moved to other thread
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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results
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
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
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Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results
moved to other thread
Last edited by talkloud on Thu Nov 03, 2011 12:38 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results
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
UCLAApplied Math
UT A&MApplied Math
UT AustinICE
NYUApplied Math
+1 TBD
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
UCLAApplied Math
UT A&MApplied Math
UT AustinICE
NYUApplied Math
+1 TBD
Re: 2012 Applicant Profiles and Admission Results
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
**** knows:
Caltech
fucla
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
**** knows:
Caltech
fucla