I'm definitely IR, interested in formal modelling causes of war and political psychology! Media studies and American foreign policymaking too! Edit: Because people messaging (who are awesome btw!) have asked about my stats, I'm working with a 3.4 undergrad gpa from a top liberal arts college/university (ranked ~5), a 3.8 from an MA at a ~50 ranked school and a GRE score of ~1400. I've got publications in foreign affairs outlets like TNI, one in FP and a couple of others, but only one journal (a very lowly tiered one).
Hey all, I'm applying this season after having flunked last time around. Honestly, it was my own fault. I didn't match up fit-wise with the schools I applied to and only sent in materials to a few. I'm back and have been very much trying to match myself up in terms of fit and chances of admission. I've identified a number of good schools with multiple scholars I'd be interested in working with, but I was wondering which 50-75 ranked programs are generally thought of as good deals in terms of placement and the likes? Additionally, I'd be very interested to know if anyone has any pe