Harvard, Wharton, Chicago, Stern, Yale, Columbia, Michigan, Cornell, Boston College
Here are my stats:
Freshman GPA: 2.3
Sophomore GPA: 2.5
Junior GPA: 3.68 (unweighted)
Senior GPA: 3.87 (unweighted) 4.44 (weighted)
College: Rutgers University Honors Program
Classes: (17 credits)
Regression Methods (400 level applied statistics, hardest offered here)
International Economics (300 level class)
Next semester: (20 credits)
Econometrics and 2 other Econ classes
3 Honors Classes
Majors: Economics, Finance, Statistics
Minors: Math, Chinese
ODE - Economics National Honors Society
Fed Challenge NY Federal Reserve Semi-Finalist (HS) (Presentor)
Fed Challenge NY Federal Reserve Champions (Presentor)
Fed Challenge Board of Governors National Competition 2nd Place (Presentor)
Harvard University Economics Department (research assistant)
Rutgers University Economics Department (research assistant) - Currently working for a NBER (national bureau of economic research) professor on the microstructure of stock markets.
Financial, International and Monetary Policy Columnist for School Newspaper through the Honors Economics Department program.
Money Manager/Founder of $30,000+ mutual fund (investment club). -- I work as an economist and technical analyst. Most of our holdings are in derivatives products and equity.
Recs: (All three should be great)
Undergraduate Director of the Economics department here.
Private Sector Economist who I have worked with.
HS Fed Challenge Advisor
Most likely Bear Stearns (Huge Wall-Street firm)
Interview with UBS soon.
Possible internship at President Bush's counsel (spelling?) of economic adivsors this summer. (Through a connection)
I have taught myself beyond intro-Calculus, up to and including linear algebra and multivariable calculus. Some statistical packages.