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    Baruch's pre MFE program for non-US resident?

    Thanks for sharing. I've have noticed one comment from the post saying some MFE programs do not accept LOR from TA. Is that true? It's been more than 4 years since I graduated from college. I hardly doubt I can get a strong LOR from my former professors. That's one of the main reasons why I...
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    Baruch's pre MFE program for non-US resident?

    Is it possible to get recommendation letter from the C++ online course?
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    Baruch's pre MFE program for non-US resident?

    Yeah... or else it would be too costly for me to just fly to the states for the courses.
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    Baruch's pre MFE program for non-US resident?

    Thanks RajanS. Any recommendations on the advanced courses?
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    Baruch's pre MFE program for non-US resident?

    Yes I've enrolled in the C++ online course. I thought about self-study on the math subjects like what you suggested, either from the books or MOOCs. But IMO it's not convincing to the admission committees without an actual certificate showing on my resume. I'm planning to reapply some top MFEs...
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    Baruch's pre MFE program for non-US resident?

    I've been graduated (major in math) from college since 2012. Been looking for a good pre-MFE program to brush up my math skills then I came across Baruch Pre-MFE program. I would love to take all three of the math preparatory courses but unfortunately it's on-site only. As a foreigner (not in US...
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    Help! Quantitative trading strategy pitch for interview

    Will definitely check out the book. Thanks :)
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    Help! Quantitative trading strategy pitch for interview

    Thanks @pingu I really appreciate it :)
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    Help! Quantitative trading strategy pitch for interview

    Thanks for the post. Do you mind to elaborate more how you will prove this strategy? I guess my struggle now is I got plenty of strategies/ideas but I dont know how to prove/present it using quantitative analysis.
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    Help! Quantitative trading strategy pitch for interview

    This is an entry level position. I believe everyone is qualified. The firm only looking for grads with certain background (math, CS, engineering etc) though and trading experience is not required but I do have done a few investments for the past few years. What was my strategy? Buy low sell...
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    Help! Quantitative trading strategy pitch for interview

    Well...Tbh I don't have any ideas. That's why I'm here to ask if anyone can recommend some books or websites where i can pick up something from there. Any ideas?
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    Help! Quantitative trading strategy pitch for interview

    Hi I've recently applied and been interviewed for an entry level position in an investment firm as quantitative analyst. I was just informed to have a 2nd round interview in which I have to present a trading strategy from any instruments with the use of statistics and quantitative analysis. The...
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    Trading strategy pitch for interview

    Hi I've recently applied and been interviewed for an entry level position in an investment firm as quantitative analyst. I was just informed to have a 2nd round interview in which I have to present a trading strategy from any instruments with the use of statistics and quantitative analysis. The...
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    WorldQuant University

    The course structure looks better than some of the top ranked MFE programs.
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    WorldQuant University

    IT IS FREE!!! That is interesting lol I would like to hear more about it too.
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    Anyone heard of Master of Applied Analytics from Columbia U?

    Thank you all for the inputs. I've decided not to accept the offer. It is indeed a waste of time and MONEY, even it's a program from an Ivy League (still can't believe I just said that) lol
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    Anyone heard of Master of Applied Analytics from Columbia U?

    It's from the school of professional studies.
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    Anyone heard of Master of Applied Analytics from Columbia U?

    I got a degree in Mathematics from a non-target school in the south. Currently working in a Venture Capital firm in Singapore. I would like to break into hedge fund industry either as a trader or quant researcher.
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    Anyone heard of Master of Applied Analytics from Columbia U?

    But dont those wall street financial institutions prefer the TAG more than anything when it comes to recruit (or screening for potential candidates)? It would be the biggest bet I ever made if I accept the offer and you were right I might not be able to pay back the money anytime soon. At the...
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    Anyone heard of Master of Applied Analytics from Columbia U?

    I recently just received an offer from this program and have to make a decision if I want to take up the offer in a few weeks. This is a new program, according to the website, and can be completed in 3 semesters (36 credits). Here are some core courses: Applied Analytics in the Organizational...
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    Columbia MathFin

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    CMU MSCF

    math major, 2 years working experience in finance field
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    NTU MFE

    math major, 2 years working experience in finance field
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    Rutgers MQF

    math major, 2 years working experience in finance field
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    NYU Tandon MFE

    math major, 2 years working experience in finance field
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    NYU MathFin

    math major, 2 years working experience in finance field
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    Know anyone with GRE 160Q got admitted to top MFE programs?

    Thanks for sharing. Guess I will have to fight against the odds.
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    Know anyone with GRE 160Q got admitted to top MFE programs?

    I would like to know what my chances are to get into top MFE programs (CMU, NYU, Columbia, UCLA etc). Graduated in 2012, majored in Math, GPA 3.56 Had two analyst internships in boutique asset management firms before graduated More than 2 years of full time working experience in finance...
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    Should I retake GRE?

    I was shocked and pissed when I saw my quant score after the test. Q: 160 V:152 A: 3.5 While I was preparing the test, I always got at least 165 in quant on Manhattan practice tests and got 167/169 on the ETS powerprep. I still cannot believe how and why I got only 160 in the real test. Given...
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    QUANT???

    I'm wondering what kind of job can I apply if I only have a Math undergraduate degree. Considering I'm an INTERNATIONAL student, zero internship, 3.65 GPA (with scholarships)from a non-target school in the South. I think it would be better for me to get a few years of full time working...
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    QUANT???

    Coming out from a not target school, it's quite harder for me going straight into IB after undergraduate (plus I'm an international student with F1 visa) I'm thinking to get a Master of Finance or Master of Mathematical Finance in order to break into the industry... Do y'all think that is useful...
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    QUANT???

    I'm a junior college student, majoring in Mathematics with Finance concentration. Recently, I've been figuring out what I'm gonna do after college since I only have one year left in college. I'm kind of lost right now. Quant-to-be seems to be one of the options ( means I have to go for MFE...
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    Investment Banking Institute

    Does anyone have any insight to the the Investment Banking Institute (IBI) program? How those professionals think about the graduates from this institute? For a referenece, here's the link to the website: http://ibtraining.com/
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    Resume Help

    I'm applying for an internship. The only relevant work experience I can think of is the trading experience. I have a real money account with an online forex broker. I started trading foreign currency a year ago by myself. That's when I started to read the world financial news and analyze the...
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    Resume Help

    After reading this post, it makes more sense by not putting the restaurant job in my resume. "How to Write an Investment Banking Resume When You Have No Real Work Experience" Here's the link: http://www.mergersandinquisitions.com/investment-banking-resume-no-work-experience/
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    Resume Help

    It's January now, and it's time for me to apply for internship. I hope it's not too late to start now. I need some helps on my resume. I have no prior work experience in any finance field. I'm currently working in a restaurant as a part-time server and have another job in the school library as...
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    Top 10 cities for a career in Finance

    what about Boston, Chicago and San Francisco?
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    Hi, saw your comment earlier knowing that you're working in HK as a quant. Were you graduated...

    Hi, saw your comment earlier knowing that you're working in HK as a quant. Were you graduated from any US university? Can you send me your porfile if you dont mind? How's the finance's job market in HK?
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    Top 10 cities for a career in Finance

    1. Boston, Massachusetts, USA 2. Chicago, Illinois, USA 3. Dubai, United Arab Emirates 4. Frankfurt, Germany 5. Hong Kong, China 6. London, England 7. New York, New York, USA 8. San Francisco, California, USA 9. Tokyo, Japan 10. Zurich, Switzerland Surprisingly, NYC is not even in Top 3...
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    For those who Planning to work at Asia

    Can I know which university you were graduated from? Is Cantonese a MUST if I want to work in HK? I know just a little bit of it...OK in listening, BAD in speaking
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    For those who Planning to work at Asia

    I know some people working in Singapre and Malaysia. Thier first language is Mandarin and they speak OK English. I do know some chinese working in China, and they speak very little English. So by the time I graduated from college, if I still can't speak fluent English, working in Asia might be...
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    For those who Planning to work at Asia

    Yes I do speak Chinese (Mandarin). @Andy Yes, I need to improve my English. I knew that the first day I got here. And I know, it takes time.... Did I made some English mistakes in my post? How do you know I'm not English speaker? I thought my post is perfectly fine.... @Tylor Cantonese is...
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    For those who Planning to work at Asia

    For those who Planning to work in Asia I'm an Asian student who came to America a year ago to get an undergraduate degree. I'm planning to get a master degree of FE right after I get out of college and hopefully I can get a job in Chicago or NYC (that would be the best-case scenario). However...
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    Need help in GRE Preparation

    In order to get admitted into those top MFE programs, I know GRE is one of the important requirements. I'm going to take the test next fall. Although it's still kind of early now, as an international student, my English is limited, So I really need to put some efforts in the verbal and writing...
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    Need a guide as my chance is 0

    I just talked to one of their staff. Is it true that I have to find the internship by myself? I'm still confusing about the process of getting the internhsip program....
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    Need a guide as my chance is 0

    I looked through the website. That's really something I'm interested in. Did you take the program before? How was that?
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    Need a guide as my chance is 0

    I took Java in my first semester and got an A. But the thing is I still feel like I'm not really good at it. Winter break is coming. I'm planning to use the break to learn some programming languages to boost up my skill. I would like to start from the basic. Pretending like I never done any...
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    Need a guide as my chance is 0

    I always described myself as higly-motivated. Although I'm not from an Ivy League school and I don't have any working experience in finance or programming area, I financed my school through works and scholarships. I work 40 hours a week ( 2 jobs) while taking 15 credit hr in a semester. My GPA...
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    Need a guide as my chance is 0

    I'm trying to get another degree in finance. I had taken Java last year and about to take C++ next sem. But I don't think it helps a lot because (1) it's not a well-known school (2) I don't have any related working experience...... I've been looking an internship now and then. I've sent my...
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    Need a guide as my chance is 0

    I'm a math junior at the University of Mississippi. Because the fact that I'm not an Ivy League student, I'm worried about the chance for me to get into the MFE program of any from any of the top 10 schools. I'll be graduated in another 3 semesters and I think I really need to do something now...
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    Need to interview a quant

    HI, I am a Mathematics and Finance double major undergraduate student. I am currently studying at University of Mississippi. I need to conduct a research about the financial market now. And I am sponsored to go to Chicago to interview anyone who might be helpful to my research. Is there any...
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    About C++

    What's up guys? This is actually my first post in this forum. I am a junior undergraduate and I am getting two degrees in Math and Finance. I know one of the important skills to be a quant is programming. So, this semester I decided to take my first C++ programming class. I have few...
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