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    Current math PhD

    One of the professors at my university did their thesis under Shreve. I might take some probability, stochastic courses and try to do an independent reading with this professor on Shreve's text. At this point I'm wondering if I should try to focus more on mathematical finance. My uni has a...
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    Current math PhD

    I'm currently a math PhD student, I am doing a thesis on partial differential equations (not stochastic). I still have time to take courses in my department and I was wondering what I should do? I don't think I have a good chance at becoming a professor. I've always liked investing, I invest on...
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    Questions about the Baruch MFE

    Hey guys, thanks for all the replies and all your advice. I think I'm going to go to a PhD program since I really want to research high level mathematics and then maybe work for a hedge fund afterwards. This way I get the best of both worlds and I know that a lot of hedge funds actually want...
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    Questions about the Baruch MFE

    Amazon.com: C++ Without Fear: A Beginner's Guide That Makes You Feel Smart: Books: Brian Overland Would this book and taking the summer refresher course on C++ give me an adequate background in C++ required for this program? Thanks
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    Q/A with Todd Fahey (Quant Headhunter)

    Hey, great thread and thanks for answering all these questions. I really only have 1 question since I'm a senior UG math and applied math double major. What are my prospects of entering the field of mathematical finance given that I only have experience as a mathematician? I have only taken 1...
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    Questions about the Baruch MFE

    Hi Thank you for the quick reply! Sorry to tack on another question, but I just remembered reading an NY Times article the other day about how a lot of hedge funds have been tanking lately and it has shaken people's confidence in the quant finance field, what are your thoughts on this as a...
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    Questions about the Baruch MFE

    Hey, I'm going to be a senior this upcoming Fall and I'm debating between going to a Math PhD program and going for an MFE type program. I have a very strong math background; I have taken many courses in mathematics, I have done research in mathematics, etc. I can probably get into a top 20...
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