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    Program/Institution: MSc in Finance and Economics in University of St Andrews, MSc in Finance and Economics in University of Strathclyde, International Finance and Economic Policy in University of Glasgow, DU Panthéon Sorbonne Master in Economics

    Interests: Development studies, Prevention of Corruption, Energy politics and ethics, Emigration, exile and diasporas, Russian-American relationships, Post-Soviet literature and culture, Postcolonial studies vs. world-system analysis

    Undergrad Institution: Double degree between University of Applied Sciences in Finland and University of Applied Sciences in Germany

    Undergraduate Major: International Business Administration, double major in Consulting (Strategic Project Management studies) and Financial Engineering

    Undergraduate GPA: 3.32/4.0 in Finland, 4.0/4.0 in Germany

    Quantitative Courses: Financial Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis (A), Financial Engineering (B-), International Economics (C), Management and Cost Accounting (A), Discrete Mathematics (A), National and Global Economics (B-), Linear algebra (A). Bachelor's dissertation written on the" Implications of Brexit for German Financial Institutions", grade A.

    Additional Education: Studying for June 2017 Level 1 CFA Exam

    GRE: not required for the program.

    Age: 22

    Years of Work Experience: ~2 of full time in total. Financial Strategist for a mobile application in a European Start Up Accelerator, came top 3 in a program (6 months), Colliers International, Junior Consultant in Investment and Real Estate services (6 months) - received an excellent recommendation, Accountant for a local SME (3 months), Big Data Analytics Intern for an SME (6 months), Real Estate Analyst at Palo Alto based start-up (present)

    Undergraduate Activities: Technical University of Munich Investment Club, CFA Society Germany

    Additional Information: CFA Scholarship, Erasmus grants, studied abroad in the University of Salford, UK. Lived, studied and worked in Russia, Finland, Germany, Denmark and the UK.

    Languages: Fluent in Russian, English, German and French

    LORs: Professor in Strategic Project Management studies, Senior Lecturer in Discrete Mathematics

    Concerns: Poor university rank internationally, lack of previous economics knowledge, poor Economics grade.

    I would much appreciate evaluation from anyone familiar with the programs and/or universities, as well as any suggestions how could I strengthen my candidacy. Thank you for reading this.
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