A very vague question- What are my chances of getting accepted to a top 30 Ph.D. program in math (specifically U Maryland, Johns Hopkins, U Penn, U Washington, Ann Arbor, Columbia, Northwestern) if I:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Am completing my Master's in math from a top 20 school (UIUC) with a (realistically projected) GPA of 3.73/4.00 upon graduation with 53 hours

Have taken (all grad) Algebra, Topology (2 semester sequence), Analysis (real/complex), non linear dynamics, differentiable manifolds

Have a joint publication in a peer reviewed journal (IMRN) and another in a no-name complex systems journal

Have several other manuscripts

Have held two summer fellowships

Have lab experience (complex systems lab, interactive geometry lab)

Have 2 years teaching experience including my own section of Vector Calculus

Passed a comp exam in differentiable manifolds

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I have applied for the NSF Grad Research Fellowship and will retake the Math GRE this summer.

My main question here is "Does having a MS degree from a top 20 school help my chances any more than it would coming straight from undergrad? Would it soften the blow of a not so stellar math GRE?"

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# Applying to math Ph.D. programs. Already have Master's in math.

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