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  1. Joy Pathak

    How to get your dream quant internship?

    It has been a little while since my last post. I have been very busy with interviews and the recruiting season. It has been quite a ride. I have interviewed with several firms as I had mentioned in my last post. I have narrowed down my offers to the firm I will be doing my internship at. It is a...
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    How to Prepare for Financial Engineering Programs, Part 2

    This is Part 2 of my popular post, How to prepare for Financial Engineering programs. I finished all my refreshers in the Baruch MFE program at the end of August but I have been very busy with the classes to actually finish this article. This post will include topics, books, information I...
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    How to Get a Quant Job, Advice from Wall Street Executives

    Whether you're looking for your very first job, switching carers, or re-entering the job market after an extended absence, finding a job requires two main tasks: understanding yourself and understanding the job market. I received several emails asking me for advice regarding quant jobs and...
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    First Month in New York City

    So, it is officially one month since I have been in New York and it has been quite a month. In addition, I also finished my first refresher/course at Baruch. The course was primarily a C++ refresher taught by Alain Ledon, who is a graduate of the program, and VP at Bank of America/Merrill Lynch...
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    Review: A Primer for the Mathematics of Financial Engineering

    Paperback: 302 pages Publisher: FE Press (April 4, 2008) Amazon review This is my first review in a range of reviews I will be posting from the viewpoint of a student. The reviews will entail everything from books, to movies (if I have time to watch any), to that Café on 30th and 3rd. For me to...
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    How to prepare for Financial Engineering programs, Part 1

    I have received several emails from students about to start the program, regarding MFE preparation, so I figured I would talk about how I have been preparing for the onslaught of what Masters in Financial Engineering is all about. I decided to make the switch to finance at the end of 2009...