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Statistics PhD Profile Evaluation, Fall 2023


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Hi all,

I'm interested in applying for Statistics PhD programs in fall. I would appreciate if you could evaluate my profile for Statistics PhD programs.

Undergrad Institution : Top 15 Liberal Arts College in US

Major(s): Mathematics
GPA: 3.93 (3.97 major)

Type of Student: International asian male

Mathematics Courses: Multivariable Calculus (A), Linear Algebra I (proof-based, A-, during Covid), Linear Algebra II (proof-based, A), Differential Equations (A), Applied Statistics (calculus-based, A), Probability Theory (A), Mathematical Statistics (A), Numerical Analysis (A), Abstract Algebra (A), Real Analysis I (A), Real Analysis II (A), Complex Analysis (A), Point-Set Topology (A), Measure Theory (A), Differential Geometry (planned), Functional Analysis (planned)
Other Courses: Econometrics (A), Advanced Econometrics (A), Functional Programming (A), Imperative Programming in C (A), Parallel Algorithms in C++ (A), Theory of Computation (A)

GRE General Test: Not taken yet
GRE Mathematics Subject Test: Not taken yet
 
Programs Applying: Statistics

Research Experience: 
- Research assistant to a professor at a government think tank, data visualization and data cleaning/analysis, led to a policy paper (no mention)
- Research assistant to a professor at a top Asian business school, basically cooperated from the very beginning to the end, published in the top journal in the field (no mention)
- 1 year of research in ML/high-dimension/random matrix theory, published as a coauthor
- 1.5 year of research in applied statistics, published as a coauthor.
- 1 year of research in parallel computing/numerical analysis/optimization algorithms, published twice as a coauthor.

Pertinent Activities or Jobs: TA for Linear Algebra class for two semesters.
 
Letters of Recommendation:  1 from my advisor, 2 from research advisors.
 
What schools do you think I should aim for? Thank you in advance!
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