**Undergraduate Institution:**Group of 8 university in Australia

**Major(s):**Mathematics

**Minor(s):**N/A

**GPA:**Straight HDs (I guess the equivalent of a 4.0)

**Position in class:**Near or at the top

**Type of Student:**international white male

**GRE Revised General Test:**

**Q:**168 (96%)

**V:**164 (94%)

**W:**4.5 (72%)

**GRE Subject Test in Mathematics:**

**M:**770 (77%) (ugh, had the flu when I took the test - not fun)

**Program Applying:**PhD in pure mathematics, hoping to work on analytic number theory.

**Research Experience:**Currently working on my Master's thesis. Did my Honours thesis the year before. Two summer research scholarships (one number theory at a different university, one geometry at my undergraduate university), and six research projects during semester as an undergraduate (it was a special focus of my degree). One paper submitted for publication (based on my Honours thesis) and uploaded to the arXiv, two others currently in preparation.

**Awards/Honors/Recognitions:**Nothing special.

**Pertinent Activities or Jobs:**Tutored (i.e. TA) several courses, a total of 5 semesters.

**Applying to Where:**

Princeton University - Accepted January 17th 2012 - Will be attending

Stanford University - Waitlisted February 13th 2012 - Rejected April 11th 2012

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Accepted February 21st 2012 - Declined March 8th 2012

University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Application Withdrawn March 12th 2012