- Interview Question: Are you a quantitative or persuasive person?
Retrospectively, I think I should have said that I currently have a comparative advantage in persuasion, but my passion is for quantitative areas of corporate finance, esp. QRM. Is this a good response if they are looking for a quantitative person? ...
Forum topic - John Daggett - Mar 24 2013 - 2:45pm - 10 comments
- Congrats to IlliniProgrammer, 2011 WSO Member of the Year
He buys suits from JC Penneys, he's a MSD, he's a die-hard frugalosophist, but as UFOinsider put it, "At the end of the day, he still adds more value to this site than you." And since IP won "everyone gets a free $1 off coupon for ...
Forum topic - AndyLouis - Jan 3 2012 - 10:40am - 25 comments
- (applied) math/cs masters without bachelors in math/cs?
dear fellow monkeys, do you know of any reputable master's programs in applied math/computer science that dont require a bachelor's in math/cs? my bachelor's is in econ, but i wanna get a more quantitative degree (i am not that interested in ...
Forum topic - hoodrich - Nov 7 2012 - 6:38pm - 3 comments
- Senior thesis and recruiting
I'm writing a senior thesis supervised by a professor in the math department on some of the technical aspects of options pricing. This will count towards my honors degree. My question is, is it useful to mention the thesis anyway on my resume/in an ...
Forum topic - dzar - Jul 24 2012 - 10:14am - 14 comments
- How much quant stuff is involved in IB?
I was wondering how much quant stuff was involved in IB overall. Most of my classes now are specialized towards to preparing one for job as a financial analyst (taking classes like Quantitative Investment Management, Financial Modeling, Economic and ...
Forum topic - stompa - Aug 22 2012 - 12:07am - 3 comments
- Weekend Wars: Qualitative vs. Quantitative
About two years ago, I had a fascinating market related conversation with the son of a high ranking Chinese Communist Party member who had recently finished a top 5 MBA program stateside. He was celebrating all over town and the entourage grew by the ...
Blog entry - Midas Mulligan Magoo - Dec 12 2010 - 4:24pm - 22 comments
- Bond Funds Implode in 3...2...1...
Bond funds have been on my mind lately. I know today is Election Day and some of you are expecting me to opine about the possible outcomes. Meh. No matter who you vote for, government still wins. With the exception of California Prop 19 (vote YES if ...
Blog entry - Edmundo Braverman - Nov 2 2010 - 7:05am - 13 comments
- Is it possible to break into ER with a business background?
Hi primates, Just wanted to know if it was possible? From what i've read, it appears to require some quantitative stuff... Is it the case? Is it all about companies or about capital markets? Since some banks put Equity Research within S&T ...
Forum topic - Takanome - Nov 16 2011 - 5:01pm - 15 comments
- BoA Quantitative Mangaement Program
Does anyone have any info on BoA's QMAP program? What they ask in the interview, comp, exit opps etc? ...
Forum topic - qweretyq - Sep 14 2010 - 5:57pm - 9 comments
- I want a quantitative education also but...
I don't know if it's best for what I want to do. Well I'll be going to Michigan's LSA (language, science, and arts) next year and trying to get into Ross. I'm thinking if I get in I'd like to double major in Business ...
Forum topic - wolverine19x89 - Mar 27 2011 - 12:33pm - 11 comments