I was just wondering if anyone knew of a textbook with a table of known SDEs and their respective solution form. Also if anyone wants to show off their skills and post the ones they know that would be appreciated. Thanks
Anyone else checking out the Global Risk Institutes Forum next week? Should be interesting, fairly respectable speaker list.
Toronto moving on up haha, good work on the ranking, let the debates begin! Interesting to see UCLA jump so high not surprised though.
Also tuition at Toronto is $40k this year, with a $17k rebate for finding an internship
Although I am no expert, McMaster programs is newer, smaller (meaning fewer alumni) and overall the school has less prestige than that of U of T or Waterloo. They use the same textbook as U of T for stochastic calculus (although I think most schools use Shreve) so you will probably...
you receive a mark of x<50% , 50%<x<70%, or x>70% for each section...it would not be a stretch to assume that if you received a mark of 70% (therefore in the highest marking bracket) on every section you would pass..that being said dont worry what the passing mark is and just do the best you...
I was recently one of the later admits to U of T so if you use my profile (which you can view through my previous posts) as a minimum you should be in the clear. Keep in mind that it appears to become more competitive every year. I did not apply to Waterloo (or anywhere else, risky eh?)...
I was requested for another phone interview this Friday with one of their PHD students Ryan Donnelly. From what I gather I am either a unique case or this is a new process. I feel this interview is going to be a little tougher than the first haha. You guys have already helped me a ton, but if...
Just finished my phone interview with Shari. It went really well and was 10 minutes as Dibbs mentioned before. I only gave myself a 3.5/5 for programming knowledge hopefully honesty/modesty pays off. Other than that hopefully I get in and can join on the Toronto meet up!
I got a request for a phone interview Wednesday, I am from Nova Scotia, Canada. Anyone have some advice for this interview? From previous threads it seems phone interviews are not too long and questions can be candidate specific....anyone else here anything!?
Linear Algebra, (A)
Multivariable Calculus, (A+)
Differential Equations (A) and Partial Differential Equations (A-)
Real Analysis I (A)
Probability Theory (A+)
Intro to Science Stats (A+)
Numerical Methods for PDEs (will be taking this year, hopefully will get an A )
few more but they are...
Chances for Canadian schools
Looking for any insight into what my chances are at getting into a Canadian school such as U of T MMF, or even UBC's Math Finance program next year. Just finished my 3rd year of undergrad and have completed almost all my necessary math courses. No Canadian...
thanks for the answers guys, don't know how that whole argument came into play lol, yea st.fx isn't the top school in canada but it was rated the top undergrad school for 5 years in a row (recently went to 3rd), how bout i become the president of my student union should that get me in hahah i...
I don't share the same optimism unfortunately because my gpa would take a massive hit if normalize. You only need an 85% plus to get an A+ at St.FX, so on a gpa scale where 95% is A+ my gpa would drop significantly. However, getting a 95% is practically unheard of at St.FX so I hope that will be...
yea im doing an honours in math but im actually doing it in Canada (dual-citizen) at St.FX (well known for the X-ring), thats why i'm wondering about gpa transfer to see how it would work when apply to schools in the States
yea i would have to agree, nobody wants to hire a robot like so many people become in quantitative fields, but does anyone know how GPA's are looked at? on most "standard" gpa scales mine would go down, but technically shouldn't mine stand because you can't compare what the work load is like...
kk sweet i was hoping so, but i was also wondering how does your gpa transfer? I know my school (St.FX) gives A+ with a lower avg's than most schools, would an A+ transfer or do schools look at the % and use their own lettering system
I know every school's admissions are different but in general how do they weight your in-major gpa compared to your overall gpa. I'm doing honours in math and so far I have an in-major gpa of 3.9 but my overall is only a 3.5 (which seems to0 low to get into MFE). I really hope they focus on...
Oh yea one other question, I have to write a thesis for honors and was wondering what I should do it on to help get into a MMF program? I'm not too sure the procedure at my school but I think I could write it in my Jr year, would that help on an application so I could show them it while applying?
Just started looking around at getting into Quant. I'm going into my Junior year at St. Francis Xavier, and will graduate with an Honors degree in Mathematics in 2011. I've been reading about the Master of Mathematical Finance at UofT program and see it is quite competitive. I just wanted...