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by scmjsd2
June 6th, 2011, 11:55 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: caucasians in CMU MSCF
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caucasians in CMU MSCF

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: capafan2QuoteOriginally posted by: scmjsd2Race as a factor in Quant careers and on Quant courses seems a perfectly valid topic to me, admittedly a politically incorrect one for modern Westerners.Unfortunately it is true in all careers as you start growing. Furthermore s...
by scmjsd2
June 6th, 2011, 7:53 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: caucasians in CMU MSCF
Replies: 71
Views: 25056

caucasians in CMU MSCF

Race as a factor in Quant careers and on Quant courses seems a perfectly valid topic to me, admittedly a politically incorrect one for modern Westerners.
by scmjsd2
June 3rd, 2011, 11:37 am
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: caucasians in CMU MSCF
Replies: 71
Views: 25056

caucasians in CMU MSCF

<t>haha, explosive thread about RACE. see, i said its a fascinating subject and obviously being a taboo also marred with much controversy. i find provocative the guy/girl who posted that 'race' doesn't exist. a recent liberal concept so ridiculous it's almost not worth countering. even my dog can id...
by scmjsd2
June 1st, 2011, 12:08 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: caucasians in CMU MSCF
Replies: 71
Views: 25056

caucasians in CMU MSCF

<t>Race is a fascinating subject but taboo in the west, especially in the US and UK. Also, I think elsewhere in the world you are allowed to discuss it outside closed circles of friends and family?Ethnic Europeans were certainly a minority on my MFE, and ethnic Brits - only a handful.I would say tha...
by scmjsd2
February 17th, 2011, 2:57 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Got admit from Birkbeck MFE !
Replies: 21
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Got admit from Birkbeck MFE !

<t>as far as i can remember...a-level maths and stats plus basic ideas about parameter estimations - biasedness and so on for the intro stat testthere is a good foreign prof who they bring in to teach the stats before the test, there are also classes on basic linear algebra to brush up and a very go...
by scmjsd2
February 15th, 2011, 12:18 pm
Forum: Careers Forum
Topic: Got admit from Birkbeck MFE !
Replies: 21
Views: 25418

Got admit from Birkbeck MFE !

Also, I think you have to do a stats admission test in September. I remember it wasn't very easy if you hadn't done any maths for a substantial period.
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