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Fall 2019 Biostatistics MS Profile Eval


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Undergrad Institution: Liberal Arts University (ranked in the top 10 in the US)
Major(s): Biology and Psychology
Institution since undergrad: Local public university (I have been taking classes there because I was missing a few pre-requisites) 
GPA (undergrad): 3.355/4.0
GPA (*since undergrad*): 4.0/4.0
Type of Student: Domestic Female

GRE General Test:
Q:
 166
V: 168
W: 4.0
 
Programs Applying: MS Biostatistics
 
Research Experience: Volunteered/worked part time for 2.5 out of 4 years in undergrad. Worked in 3 different labs, all biology-related. 1 poster presentation at a national conference.
Pertinent Activities or Jobs: Since graduating have been working at a major research institution as research coordinator. 1 poster presentation and currently working on a manuscript that involved some use of statistics and SAS (might not be submitted to review by the time applications are in).  
Letters of Recommendation: Immediate supervisor (strong), collaborator on the manuscript (strong), professor for a biology class (decent)
Relevant Coursework: 
Taken at undergrad institution. 
Calculus 1: B-
Calculus 2: B-
Intro to Quantitative Modeling in Biology: A-
Statistical Methods and Applications: B+
Psychological Research Methods: B
 
Taken since graduating: 
Calculus 3: A
Intro to Linear Algebra: A
Intro to Probability Theory: Still taking it, likely A


Applying to Biostatistics Masters Programs (Subject to adding and subtracting *advice welcome*): 
 
Berkely
Columbia
University of Washington
University of Michigan
UCLA
Harvard
Boston University
Rutgers
University of Minnesota
University of Pittsburgh
Brown University
Johns Hopkins
 
 
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