I have an opinion on this matter.But I speak as an international student and and I don't really know how it goes on in US, so my opinion might be completely skewed. The Universities mentioned by the panel are all highly regarded and very well known in India. As you all might be aware that...
I guess quantnet serves its purpose (Andy must be a happy man) when such posts are there for everyone to be read. From the brief description that you have given about yourself, I already feel you are an achiever (and I feel like a nondescript :) ). I guess quantnet is a great plaform...
For those who want to access Databases without buying SAS Acess/Connect, given below is solution that can be used:
Using shell script you can connect to the DB and get the data you require using isql command...and then the result can be piped to a simple SAS code which uses...
Very pleased to meet you. Hope we can also meet in person.
I do not know how it is in US but atleast in India knowing SAS is a prized possession. Many companies are willing to hire you if you just know SAS.
I know for a fact that all risk modelling in Barra is done in SAS. Plus the...
I work for a firm that almost exclusively uses SAS. There are few applications on C++, but all computational parts are done in SAS. The underlying reason is quite simple-we have humongous data and SAS alone can handle that.
This is what I did. I showed liquid assets (i.e cash funds) of around 60KUSD. In addition to this ,I sent an affidavit of support from my parents and also my father's annual income on a letter head.
Happy B'day Nalin!
Yeah but we did defeat World No 1 Australia in One day Series down under.That counts for something!
And with the series with South Africa starting tomorrow you never know :)
Australia and South Africa routed...hmm not bad!