Am I competitive for a nuclear physics PhD programs?

Lately I’ve been posting under the pseudonym DrSteve on the excellent and long-standing physics board The site hosts physics questions but, more relevant for the purposes here, academic and career advice. A typical question involves the suitability of a particular physics education for a particular PhD program.

This particular blog entry involves the qualifications of an anonymous female Barnard physics undergraduate for various graduate programs in high density nuclear physics. You can view my replies here