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Ibn Abbas 2009:
PROFILE: (Ibn Abbas) Type of Undergrad: B.B.A. from a South Asian university Undergrad GPA: 3.34 out of 4. (A =4, B+ =3.5, B =3 and so on...) Type of Grad: M.A. in Economics from midrange Canadian university Grad GPA: 9.67 (out of 12) so far. (A+ =12, A =11, A =10, B+ = 9 and so on...) GRE: 770Q, 690V, 5.5AWA Math Courses: Business Math C+, Linear Algebra A, Calculus II A, Calculus III and IV combined C, Mathematical Economics A Econ Courses (MAlevel): Micro A, Macro B+, Metrics A, Intl. Trade B, Dev Econ A, Evolution of WB/IMF conditionality A Econ Courses (undergradlevel): Principles of Micro A, Principles of Macro A, Advanced Micro A+, Advanced Macro A+, Metrics I A, Metrics II A+ Stat courses (undergradlevel): Business Stat I B+, Business Stat II B+, Statistical Econ A, Intro to Stat (from Math dept.) A+, Intro to Probability (from Math dept.) A+, Stochastic Processes C+ Letters of Recommendation: Metrics (UMontreal), Metrics UGrad (UWO) and Development (Columbia). Teaching Assistantship: 3rd year Econometrics, 4th year Econometrics, Agricultural Economics, Principles of Economics Research Interests: Open to macro, labor etc. SOP: Focused on research interests and explained the reasons behind some of my bad grades in math courses. Other: Need to be in big city. RESULTS Acceptances: U of Houston (16.5k with tuition waiver), UT Dallas ($ amt. unknown), U Ottawa (no $) Rejections: Carleton U What would you have done differently? Would have applied to more universities (of rankings higher than of those I applied to) Attending: U of Houston
Accepts: Acceptances: U of Houston (16.5k with tuition waiver), UT Dallas ($ amt. unknown), U Ottawa (no $)
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