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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi guys, I am trying to figure out what Applied Math PhD programs I should I apply to this fall. My main interests are in computational science, specifically numerical methods and stochastic methods.

My profile is as follow:

Undergrad: big state school, solid reputation in math

Major: mathematics

GPA: 3.9

GRE: 590/800/4.5 (expect ~80th percentile on math subject GRE)

Type of student: domestic, male

Relevant courses and grades:

Calc II (A)

Calc III (A)

Fundamental Math ( B )

Biostatistics (A+)

Math Stats and Probability I (A+)

Discrete Math (A)

Combinatorics (A)

Numerical Methods (A+)

Applied Linear Algebra (A+)

Real Analysis (A+)

Applied Complex Variables (A)

(calc III, fundamental math, stats and prob I, and combinatorics were all honors courses)

Currently taking:

Numerical Analysis (expected A/A+)

Differential Equations (expected A/A+)

Math Stats and Probability II (expected A/A+).

Spring term:

Algorithms

Numerical Methods for PDE's

Abstract Albegra (or something else)

Game theory (econ department)

Research experience:

1) A summer research project investigating a new iterative method for solving large linear systems.

2) An honors project involving obtaining information about lottery participation and optimizing the lottery scheme for state revenue.

3) Currently working on honors project on Brownian motion, although I'm not sure how much research will be done here.

4) Currently working on a project with a well-known professor involving cryptography techniques and pseudo random number generators that hopefully will result in a publication.

I should have good letters from at least 2 professors, and maybe a good third letter.

Which schools do you guys think would I be a good fit at?

My profile is as follow:

Undergrad: big state school, solid reputation in math

Major: mathematics

GPA: 3.9

GRE: 590/800/4.5 (expect ~80th percentile on math subject GRE)

Type of student: domestic, male

Relevant courses and grades:

Calc II (A)

Calc III (A)

Fundamental Math ( B )

Biostatistics (A+)

Math Stats and Probability I (A+)

Discrete Math (A)

Combinatorics (A)

Numerical Methods (A+)

Applied Linear Algebra (A+)

Real Analysis (A+)

Applied Complex Variables (A)

(calc III, fundamental math, stats and prob I, and combinatorics were all honors courses)

Currently taking:

Numerical Analysis (expected A/A+)

Differential Equations (expected A/A+)

Math Stats and Probability II (expected A/A+).

Spring term:

Algorithms

Numerical Methods for PDE's

Abstract Albegra (or something else)

Game theory (econ department)

Research experience:

1) A summer research project investigating a new iterative method for solving large linear systems.

2) An honors project involving obtaining information about lottery participation and optimizing the lottery scheme for state revenue.

3) Currently working on honors project on Brownian motion, although I'm not sure how much research will be done here.

4) Currently working on a project with a well-known professor involving cryptography techniques and pseudo random number generators that hopefully will result in a publication.

I should have good letters from at least 2 professors, and maybe a good third letter.

Which schools do you guys think would I be a good fit at?