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Yale Asset Management

Hi! does anyone know about the Yale Asset Management program? what is the bar and how good is the program compared with UCB and CMU's? Share your thoughts here!
 
Firstly, Yale's AM is a specialized quantitative finance program specifically in Asset Management, one of its kind; but not a typical MFE program. Therefore, the comparison between Yale's AM and other MFE programs would be meaningless.

Secondly, the admissions bar is on par with that of Princeton's MFin program, meaning much higher than other Finance masters or MFEs such as MIT's MFin, UCB MFE, etc. Yale originally planned to start this program in Fall 2020 but deferred the start to Fall 2021 due to pandemic. From their admissions data released to offer holders, they received over 1100+ applications and admitted 53 students last year, of which made a class size of 28 students. They plan to admit a similar number this year and combine them with last year's cohort for an initial class of around 60 students. Hope this helps!
 
About this program, looking at its curriculum and my experience with asset management it looks great. Anyone specifically wanting to work in asset management I would highly recommend.
 
Just got an interview less than 30 minutes ago. Does anyone have any ideas about what to expect? Did they hold interviews last year? I tried to look for some resources online but all I got was Kira feedbacks.
 
Firstly, Yale's AM is a specialized quantitative finance program specifically in Asset Management, one of its kind; but not a typical MFE program. Therefore, the comparison between Yale's AM and other MFE programs would be meaningless.

Secondly, the admissions bar is on par with that of Princeton's MFin program, meaning much higher than other Finance masters or MFEs such as MIT's MFin, UCB MFE, etc. Yale originally planned to start this program in Fall 2020 but deferred the start to Fall 2021 due to pandemic. From their admissions data released to offer holders, they received over 1100+ applications and admitted 53 students last year, of which made a class size of 28 students. They plan to admit a similar number this year and combine them with last year's cohort for an initial class of around 60 students. Hope this helps!
What is Quantitative Investing and Investment Analysis on the Curriculum that sounds rather broad. Financial Econometrics is very important for asset pricing I get that. Nothing on data science or ML in Fin. You could be selective on the admission process all you want, but I am afraid the Curriculum, isn't rich enough, I could be wrong tho who knows
 
how were people's interviews? it seems standard 30 min behavioral ...i m curious if they are just trying to chat for sake of interview or will they actually use this to accept/reject candidate?
i feel majority of the folks got yale interview
 
it's still a first year program with just 1 year duration... all curriculum prob more or less still in dev... career service unproven... also yale som not tier 1...
 
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