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The data below comes from testmagic forums and shows accepted, waitlisted, and rejected applicants for 2010 for economics graduate school. Clicking on points in the graph above will make the most recent profile appear in the space below the graph.


Cognazor 2011:
Type of Undergrad: BA Economics
Undergrad GPA: 3.5
Type of Grad: Geography
Grad GPA: 3.92
GRE: Q-760 V-640 A-4.0
Math Courses: Calc 1-3, Linear Algebra
Econ Courses (grad-level): 0
Econ Courses (undergrad-level): Tons
Other Courses: Lots of GIS/spatial analysis stuff
Letters of Recommendation: 2 from Geography MS (including thesis advisor), 1 from Econ BA. Pretty good I hope
Research Experience: RA during master's, RA for Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), graduate thesis
Teaching Experience: TA during MS
Research Interests: Applied Research in Development/Environmental/Regional Economics
SOP: Yes
Concerns: Low undergrad GPA, Low GRE analytical.
Other: I have been out of school for a few years, am probably a little older than most applicants. Hoping my work experience will be beneficial.
Applying to: Berkeley ARE, Davis ARE, Maryland ARE, Oregon St applied, Cornell Applied, Wisconsin Applied, Michigan St AFR, Ohio State AED, Minnesota Applied (MS), George Washington University, Clark
  • Institution: Ohio State AED Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: ? Notification date: 1/19 Notified through: App status sebsite Posted on GF: ??? Comments: Very relieved to get first admission! Feeling maybe the early decision is a good sign for funding. Has a very strong emphasis is regional/spatial economics, which I really like.
  • Institution: University of Minnesota Applied Economics Masters Decision: Accepted Funding: N/A Notification date: Feb 03 Notified through: Admission Website Posted on GF:Yes Comments: The only MS program I applied to, all the rest were PhD. Very good news
  • Institution: Oregon State Applied Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: waiting Notification date: 3/3/2011 Notified through: email with attachment Posted on GF: yes Comments: Said they emailed proffs in various departments trying to secure me funding.
  • Institution: Clark Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: Tuition + $12,000 Notification date: 3/7/11 Notified through: postal Posted on GF: yes Comments: Small program well suited to my interests. Nice to get first funding offer
  • Institution: UC Davis MS ARE Economics Decision: Accepted Funding: "Can't guarantee anything" Notification date: 3/6/2011 Notified through: email Posted on GF: yes Comments: I applied to the PhD. The 1 year MS would essentially be "tryouts" for transferring into the PhD
  • Institution: University of Wisconsin , Agricultural and Applied Economics Decision: Rejected Notification date: 2/21/2011 Notified through: email Posted on GF: Yes Comments: I knew it was sort of a longshot, but still very dissapointing. I was really intererested in their development research
  • Institution: Cornell Applied Economics Decision: Rejected Funding: Notification date: 2/28/2011 Notified through: email from grad school Posted on GF: yes Comments: water off a ducks back
  • Institution: UC Berkeley Agricultural & Resource Economics PhD Decision: Rejected Funding: N/A Notification date: 3/14 Notified through: e-mail to check status Posted on GC: Yes


Admit summary statistics:
As submitted and recoreded from Test Magic:
There were 1 accepted out of 1 applicants.Of those accepted, average GPA was 3.50, average GREQ was 760.0.
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