Profile Eval/ Reality Check- Fall 2023

Hi All !
Based on my profile, could you please tell me what chances I have of getting accepted in any of those ? If not, any school suggestions would be highly appreciated.

Education
Top 10 Indian Engineering College, #1 Private Engineering College in India
BE Electrical & Electronics Engineering + MSc. Economics
GPA: 8.05/10

Relevant courses :

Math & Computer Science:
  • Calculus 1: 10/10
  • Object Oriented Programming: 10/10
  • Probability & Statistics: 9/10
  • Calculus 2: 7/10
  • Optimization: 7/10
  • Linear Algebra: 7/10
  • Computer Programming: 7/10
  • Mathematics & Statistical Methods: 7/10

Economics:
  • Econometric Methods: 10/10
  • Derivatives & Risk Management: 10/10
  • Business Analysis & Valuation: 9/10
  • Financial Management : 9/10
  • Principles of Economics: 8/10
  • Security Analysis & Portfolio Management: 8/10
  • Applied Econometrics: 7/10
  • International Economics: 7/10
GRE: 159V/ 169Q/ 5 Writing

Work Experience

Internship:
  • Interned as a Quantitative Analyst in the Quant Strats - Credit Portfolio Modelling division of a global investment bank - 1 year
  • Interned as a Financial Analyst in a boutique wealth management firm - 10 months
Full Time:
  • Converted the IB internship and am working as a full time Quant Analyst, by Fall '23 will complete 1 year as a full time employee.

Schools
Here's where I'm planning on applying. Again, let me know if this list is reasonable:
Berkeley MFE ( for spring '24 this one, will have ~ 2 years work ex full time by then)
CMU MS Computational Finance
Columbia Financial Engineering
NYU Courant Mathematics in Finance
NYU Tandon Financial Engineering
Cornell Financial Engineering
UChicago MSFM
GA Tech MS Quant. and Comp. Finance.
UCLA Financial Engineering

Thank you for your advice.
 
Apply to the first 3 in this list and two safe schools of your choice, based on the curriculum and the graduate outcomes.

Many Bits alumni (B.Tech + MSc Econ) work at IBs such as JPMC for a year or so, and end up at Haas or CMU.
Prepare well for the admission interviews and good luck!! :)
 
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