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Hello! I am applying to political science and sociology PhD programs in the U.S. (I chose the programs based on the faculty of interest) and would love to hear your advice on my school choices. Thank you! Schools / Programs: Top 20 programs (PoliSci: Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Georgetown, UCSD, Cornell, Yale, UCLA; Sociology: Stanford, Berkeley, JHU, UCSB, UCLA, NYU, Emory, NW...) Undergrad: Top 3 in Asia Degrees: B.A. in Sociology GPA: 3.85 GRE: Q169, V169, A 5.0 Research Experience: I have worked as a RA remotely for professors at top U.S. schools, but my work was quite elementary and my contact with the profs was quite limited. Policy Area of Interest: Authoritarianism LOR: 3 U.S. professors I worked for, with 1 strong letter and 2 med International Experience: Exchange program in the UK and the US Research experience in Hong Kong, the UK, and the US Quant Experience: 1 quantitative course, working on R and basic statistics through self-study Now I have finished a batch of applications, I was wondering if I should apply to schools on the lower tiers (e.g. CUNY-Albany, Penn State, etc.)? This is my second time applying and I don't want to face all rejections again Thank you and I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! <3