Ph.D. in Political Science (IR)
Sconnie | 2019.01.11 | 조회 2058
    
    
Admissions

University of Missouri (Mizzou) - Offered admission on Jan. 11, 2019

University of California, Irvine (UCI) - Offered admission on Jan. 24, 2019

University of Virginia (UVA) - Waitlisted on Jan. 31, 2019

Rejections-

Pending

University of California, San Diego (UCSD), University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), University of Southern California (USC), University of Georgia (UGA), Indiana University, Bloomington (IU), University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, University of Pennsylvania (Penn), Boston University (BU), Boston College (BC), Duke University, University of Chicago, University of Notre Dame, Vanderbilt University (VU), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

신학부/대학원(GPA)

B.A. in Asian Studies, International Studies, and Political Science + Undergraduate Certificate in African Studies from the University of Wisconsin, Madison (UW-Madison) - GPA: 3.79/4.00

M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University - GPA: 3.82/4.33

*M.A. Thesis Completed

TEST Score

TOEFL iBT: 120 * It was NOT required, but I took it anyways

GRE: 165/163/4.5

Financial Aid

Mizzou (Tuition Waiver + Health Insurance Subsidy + $18,000)

UCI (Pending)

Experience

Professional:

- Currently working as a fellow in one research foundation

- Served as a naval officer for three years and taught at the Republic of Korea Naval Academy (ROKNA)

- Did an internship for three months with one human rights NGO located in Washington, D.C.


Academic:

- Undergraduate directed research

- M.A. thesis

- 1 journal article (sole author)

- Several op-eds

천서

3 professors from UW-Madison & 1 professor (my M.A. advisor) from Stanford

SOP/Resume

When writing my SOP, I focused the most on my research interests and "fit." (If you want more information, please let me know.)

Interview

Brief Skype chat with Mizzou's Director of Graduate Studies

Brief Skype chat with UCI's professor on the admissions committee

Other

I will continue to update as the results come in. I'm quite surprised to have heard back so quickly!


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