I have heard this many times that the quant job market these days have more quant than the demand. Finance does not offer much job opportunities anymore.
How much of this is true. Or is the market trend going to change in couple of years for better.
Also, is the market for financial...
For people who will be joining mfe/msmf starting this fall, will probably graduate by 2011. I have read things that support the idea that there would be an increase in quant (technical) roles. On the other hand I have also read that jobs will decrease.
Any ideas as to what the...
I do not know much about Cornells' program, but if it were to be the same with that of Columbia's MSOR (big possibility), I would avoid it. But, thats JUST ME!!!
I would try to get into a full fledged MFE/MSMF program.
FT/PT both I think.
See, most of us want a high paying job, which means most of us would like to get into Finance. You can get the rest ...
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By skills I mean proper math/finance knowledge of things. It is a well organized and rigorous program. You will learn a lot (my 2 cents worth)! MSOR seems mis-match of courses taken from different programs.
Rutgers: Well structured program. Teaching you the skills you need to succeed in the interview
Columbia: Huge class size and mis match of classes, but brand name to get interviews. If you can gather the skills, then you will get the job
I absolutely understand the distance and Rutgers not being in the top 10, BUT Columbia MSOR is not a good option either. I think you got in NYU. Well, ofcourse that would be the best option. No doubt! But, if I were to choose between MSOR and Rutgers. I would go for the later, as I will be able...