Harp916 Posted January 8, 2011 Share Posted January 8, 2011 Hello Everyone! This a rate my chances type of thing, so let me give you a little information about me. I graduated from Cal State Fullerton in 2007, with a non-quantitative degree in Economics. At the time of graduation I had a GPA of 2.57 After CSUF, I became a Math Instructor at a public charter school for two years. I have now switched directions and want to get into an Actuarial Science/ Statistics program. While in undergrad years I took the following math courses: Business Calculus- B+ Intro to probability and Statistics-A Economics Research Methods- A+ Since 2009, I have taken the following pre-requisite courses to prepare for graduate studies: Trigonometry- A Calculus 1- A Calculus 2- A Elementary Statistics- A Multivariate Calculus- B+ Linear Algebra- C+ Probability Theory- C+ Regression Analysis- B Analysis of Variance- B+ Differential Equations- B I have also taken the GRE: V-440, 46%ile Q-770, 87%ile Writing 4.0, 45%ile I have a killer personal statement, if you wish to read it send me a private message and I can email it to you. I also have some good recommendations from my professors. I also plan on taking the March administration of the SOA Exam P Here are my choices, in order ( I have submitted applications to all of them) 1) Georgia State University (Dual Masters program- Actuarial Science and Mathematical Risk Management) 2) Illinois State University, Actuarial Science Program 3) University of Iowa (only applying because they offered me a fee waiver), Actuarial Science Program 4) Cal State East Bay, Actuarial Science Program 5) San Diego State University, Statistics Program 6) RPI- Financial Engineering and Risk Analytics (only applying because they offered me a fee waiver) 7) University of Chicago (very,very,very much a long-shot but I was offered a fee waiver) If you think I can't get into any of these school, please tell me why! Also, if you know of some other more-than-half-way-decent program that might accept me, please tell me! Thanks!! Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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