misty1007 Posted November 2, 2016 Share Posted November 2, 2016 (edited) Hi! Degree: Econ bachelor from top15 Chinese Univ. with the best econ school in China; UPenn MS in policy&data (could have finished in 2018 but I am applying for the next fall so no master degree when got admitted) GPA: 3.48(general), 3.64(major), 3.75(last two years); no GPA yet for the master at Penn GRE: 167q+154v+3 Course: Undergrad-Calculus, Linear Algebra, Probabilities&Stats, Database, Applied Statistics; Grad-Programming Languages and Techniques, Applied regression, will finish modern regressing and forecasting methods next semester; MOOCs-1 for data scientist toolbox, 1 for R programming, 1 for Python data mining Skills: Familiar with Python, R, Java, Stata, Processing, MySQL Research: 1 national level research using econometric model, processing house-hold survey data in Stata; 1 job-oriented project using R, similar to typical work of a data scientist Interns: one business analyst, one information assistant, one public administration, all in small firms/organizations No strong Rec Letter. Apply for: MS in data-related programs and transfer-friendly cs/mis programs MCSE: Rice-MCSE, Harvard-CSE, Data Analytics: UCB-EECS(data science and system), Cornell-MPS, Columbia-Applied Analytics, CMU-MITS CS/MIS: UChicago-CS, CMU-MISM, CMU-Ebiz, UPenn-MCIT Am I aiming too high? Anyone I could delete from the list? Any info and comments are welcome!! Thank you so much! I feel so frustrated in the transfer period. Edited November 2, 2016 by misty1007 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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