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  1. Andy Nguyen

    Lawsuit put OPT for F1 students in jeopardy

    Directors of every MFE program will want to talk to you about it. Getting qualified domestic candidates interested and applied would be their top priority.
  2. Andy Nguyen

    Lawsuit put OPT for F1 students in jeopardy

    Google Stephen Miller for more information.
  3. Andy Nguyen

    Lawsuit put OPT for F1 students in jeopardy

    This case is of most interest to many of our QuantNet audience here since most of them will need to get OPT for internship and post graduation job opportunities. This case may eliminate the OPT program causing extreme hardship or virtually impossible to get a job after their MFE degree...
  4. Andy Nguyen

    2020 Quantnet Ranking

    That's no longer true as of today :) The 2020 ranking will be released in December, exact date TBD.
  5. Andy Nguyen

    Master reading list for Quants, MFE (Financial Engineering) students

    We ought to redo this master reading list soon since it was first created years ago and there are many updated versions of books. Some may already be outdated.
  6. Andy Nguyen

    Need Advice On Recording Lecture Videos

    @Ken Abbott Let us know how you get on with this. Look forward to seeing the results if available.
  7. Andy Nguyen

    Completing a part-time PhD: Yay or Nay?

    I was in a PhD program once and there was an old guy that seemed to study there forever. Was told that he did all his courses and just working his dissertation. He has kids and wife coming in few days a week. Seemed very miserable. 2 years later, I left to do my MFE and he was still there...
  8. Andy Nguyen

    QuantNet online course - An Intuition-Based Options Primer for Financial Engineering - Enrollment open

    Educational requirements: knowledge of calculus and elementary knowledge of probability; programming knowledge not required, but useful.
  9. Andy Nguyen

    QuantNet online course - An Intuition-Based Options Primer for Financial Engineering - Enrollment open

    Dear Friends, The online course An Intuition-Based Options Primer for Financial Engineering: Model-independent relationships vs. Black-Scholes created by Prof. Dan Stefanica and offered by QuantNet will open for enrollment on September 30. The course covers topics directly relevant to quant...
  10. Andy Nguyen

    No finance knowledge needed for quant jobs?

    The article below cites Marcos Lopez de Prado as saying that crowd-sourcing the problem to thousands of data scientist is the way of the future. Do you agree with the premise of this article? https://news.efinancialcareers.com/uk-en/3002106/big-data-jobs-finance
  11. Andy Nguyen

    Need Advice On Recording Lecture Videos

    I vote for Camtasia as well. There are many less expensive or free software to do what you want but many online training courses use Camtasia. QuantNet C++ courses by @Daniel Duffy and the Options course by @dstefan used Camtasia for the video lectures.
  12. Andy Nguyen

    How Quantnet's C++ certificates got me a job on Wall Street

    It is open 24/7 and we have people from all over the world joining every single day.
  13. Andy Nguyen

    Retaking Certificate

    Almost everyone who has done all the work will do well enough to pass and earn the certificate.
  14. Andy Nguyen

    Prof. Emeritus Mark Rubinstein, financial engineering pioneer, passes away

    Mark Rubinstein, a finance professor emeritus whose work had a profound impact on Wall Street by forever changing how financial assets are created and priced, died May 9 in Tiburon, California. He was 74. Rubinstein, who retired in 2012 after nearly 40 years on the University of California...
  15. Andy Nguyen

    CMU or work a year and Princeton

    My advice applies if you have a job lined up or can get one by school starts. Princeton likes to admit applicants with some work exp so their advice makes sense for them.
  16. Andy Nguyen

    CMU or work a year and Princeton

    You are still very young. Working a year and then go back to school will give you the big advantage of knowing exactly what skills you need and how the theory applies to real world. If you can get in a program now, you will have a better chance with the additional work experience. Lot of others...
  17. Andy Nguyen

    CMU MSCF Reviews Deleted

    The reviews were deleted by its original authors for whatever reason. It was disappointing to say the least. I know it takes a lot of effort to write a review, specially the unprompted reviews.
  18. Andy Nguyen

    UCB MFE Review of UC Berkeley MFE program

    If it is happening at programs with hands on directors like this, imagine how it is playing at other programs where career service is non-existent.
  19. Andy Nguyen

    Retaking Certificate

    Hi With re enrollment you will only pay $1200 and will get a fresh 16 weeks. You can reenroll at any time. The link is Online Invoice Payment 1200 for Amount and reenrollment for Notes.
  20. Andy Nguyen

    What books are you currently reading?

    Here is another one that I'm currently reading. Autobiography is my favorite genre, it seems. https://www.amazon.com/Power-Broker-Robert-Moses-Fall/dp/0394480767?tag=quantfinaneng-20
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