Recent content by Andy Nguyen

  1. Andy Nguyen

    Interview : Acceptance Ratio

    Some historical data Admission Statistics from MFE Programs
  2. Andy Nguyen

    Is R Necessary? (Generally Speaking)

    Been a long time. How's life?
  3. Andy Nguyen

    Rutgers MQF About Chance of Finding Jobs

    The most effective method is networking and having a program with a big and active alum network is key. Just do your research to find one with such.
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    Quantnet C++

    We started the online cert in 2011 and have thousands students use the cert to satisfy programming requirement at many programs. When they went to those programs, they did really well in programming courses so the results are there. I haven't heard of any instance where a program does not accept...
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    Quantnet C++

    I have witnessed countless students who successfully completed the first course and some the advanced course. Many have said that this is the best C++ course they ever taken (online or in class). They all achieve a level of maturity in term of how to approach programming methodically. This will...
  6. Andy Nguyen

    What are people doing to pass the time between applying and hearing back...
  7. Andy Nguyen

    C++ Online Certificate Students' intro thread

    Fixed that wrong links. It should work now.
  8. Andy Nguyen

    Supported Compilers

    @currentipnis You can use a virtual machine (Parallels, VMWare, etc) and install Windows with Visual Studio on it and save yourself a lot of headache.
  9. Andy Nguyen

    Mark Joshi's guide: What do quants do?

    The guide is in the QuantNet master reading list
  10. Andy Nguyen

    WSJ: In Battle to Recruit New Quants, Hedge Funds Outpay Banks

    This WSJ article refers the data collected by Baruch MFE graduates.
  11. Andy Nguyen

    Everything you need to pick MFE programs

    I changed it for OP.
  12. Andy Nguyen

    2020 QuantNet Rankings of Financial Engineering (MFE) Programs

    Check with them. I can't talk for them other than we use the same reporting criteria for all programs participating in the rankings.
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    2020 QuantNet Rankings of Financial Engineering (MFE) Programs

    Without going into details (I will kill you if I tell you sort of thing), suffice to say that we have some minimum threshold and safeguards in place to make sure our rankings represent the most comprehensive comparison between programs that the prospective students can rely on. It will never be...
  14. Andy Nguyen

    2020 QuantNet Rankings of Financial Engineering (MFE) Programs

    Good point. The rate is reported by QuantNet from raw data provided by the programs (size of graduating class, number of students with jobs at graduation and 3 months later). We have done that since the last few rankings.
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    2020 QuantNet Rankings of Financial Engineering (MFE) Programs

    We are pleased to announce the release of our QuantNet 2020 Rankings of Financial Engineering programs, to be available online at 9AM EST on Dec 16th. Please turn on push notification and like this first post so you can instantly get notified when the rankings is live. You can enable the push...