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Profile Evaluation for MFE 2022

1) GRE (165Q/ 159V)
2) Undergraduate in Economics from DU (5.73/10)
3) Masters in Financial Economics from a tier one university in India. (7.5/10)
4) Work ex of 5 years in Analytics in banking, done everything from ML model development to deployment including PD and EAD models

I have a good background in stats and economics subjects (fixed income securities, financial economics, risk management, statistics, statistical modelling, econometrics, time-series) and limited exposure in maths (linear algebra and calculus).

I don't have academic programming knowledge. But have used SQL, SAS and little bit of Python in professional experience.

Should I retake GRE by oct end?

How good are my chances into getting into a good program? Do I have any chance in any of the top 10?

Any suggestions or criticisms please.
 
165 is generally not considered a good score for the top 10 (or even the top 15) programs. that is unless the rest of profile is exceptional, which, i'm sorry to say, is not the case with you.

undergraduate gpa is a big problem, masters gpa is not great either. grades in math and programming courses are arguably the most important factors in applications to these programs. given that you have not taken courses in either is a huge red flag. courses in stats is a plus though.

out of the top 10 programs, you might have a chance at uchicago, ucla or georgia tech, but i'd definitely put them in the ambitious category.
 
Thanks for your revert.

Also, I plan to take multiple ODE and PDE and C++ courses on Coursera and Udemy. Will that help in boosting my profile?
 
Thanks for your revert.

Also, I plan to take multiple ODE and PDE and C++ courses on Coursera and Udemy. Will that help in boosting my profile?
this topic has been discussed ad nauseam on this site. i think the consensus is that these courses help only marginally, if at all. they are not rigorous enough to be given a lot of weightage. a better bet would be credit courses at something like harvard extension or baruch's pre-program courses.
 
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