Hello everyone! This is my first post, would really appreciate feedback as I am at a lost of what to do. I had just decided to not go for an MBA and pursue what I really like- International Relations! I am planning to apply this year.
Schools considered: SAIS (nanjing and also the regular program), Fletcher, UCSD, SFS, SIPA, and still looking at others as well
Major: Journalism and Mass Comm with focus in PR.
GPA: 3.90 - Outstanding undergrad of the year, top 10%
GRE: 150v/147q/4.0w, I took the GRE twice my first score was 152/145/3.5. I just can't seem to get a good score and I am getting depressed over my scores. I don't think I will take it again. Thoughts?
Undergrad school: Arizona state, J-Program is top 10 in nation
Years since UG: 1.5 years
Work experience: 1.5 years in Tech blog site doing community outreach/ PR, created marketing campaign for city government arts commission in Arizona ( 5mth duration), 9 months intern at Film studio PR firm with big clients like Disney/Universal, have published articles- mostly tech related
Coursework: minor in special event management, cert in international business -did all required econs. Only took up to college algebra.
Language: fluent Mandarin, Taiwanese. Can read Japanese, understand most Korean.
SoP: Dreading it.
LoR: My supervisor from tech blog site who is pretty big in the tech community, probably PR campaigns professor, not sure who else is good
Other: I'm international, but stayed in US for most of my life. Minority as well
Really appreciate feedback! Thanks in advance!