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I was hoping to get some insight on my chances of admission to Political Science PhD programs. My research focus is on international relations/security. I've listed the schools I'm considering and my stats below. Any input concerning chances or whether I should adjust the list of school would be much appreciated.




B.A. (Honors) Political Science from Top 50 Undergrad 

Overall GPA: 3.46, Major GPA: 3.73


M.A. Security Studies, Georgetown University

GPA: 3.85


GRE Scores: 750V 750Q 4.5 Analytic




Three publications in professional policy journals (not student run), one in an academic journal (different field), and one annotated bibliography for Oxford University Press 




Internship experience at top DC international relations/defense think tanks (CSIS and NDU)


Potential PhD Programs:



University of Chicago


UC Berkeley





RAND graduate school (this one is in public policy but any info would be appreciated)


Thanks in advance for your insights!



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