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noexpert
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December 13th, 2007, 11:23 am

Does any one have any experience with UBS take home open book quiz. People are being asked to take this test.
 
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DominicConnor
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December 13th, 2007, 11:34 am

It is not trivial, but remember that most take home tests, they are effectively self assessment . Of you struggle with this stuff, then the odds are the interview won't be a good use of your time or theirs.
 
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December 13th, 2007, 12:59 pm

What's in it that can't be looked up on the Internet ??? Crazy.
 
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December 13th, 2007, 1:10 pm

How can you use Catastrophe theory in finance?
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December 13th, 2007, 1:32 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: noexpertDoes any one have any experience with UBS take home open book quiz. People are being asked to take this test.can we look forward to you asking for help with projects in the event UBS hire you ?
 
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December 13th, 2007, 1:52 pm

TJ is right it can all be done via the web, but you don't get hired from a take home test.All it means is that when you come in to do more stuff live, you fail the interview.
 
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December 13th, 2007, 6:26 pm

Hi noexpert, I took the paper test a while ago. I spend a day on that and thought I did really bad. But head huntersaid I passed the paper test and then I did a phone interview with them. I think I finished 80% of the questions. The math part is very difficult. The programming part is trivial. The econometrics part isintermediate. Good luck.
 
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December 16th, 2007, 1:15 am

QuoteOriginally posted by: quantrocHi noexpert, I took the paper test a while ago. I spend a day on that and thought I did really bad. But head huntersaid I passed the paper test and then I did a phone interview with them. I think I finished 80% of the questions. The math part is very difficult. The programming part is trivial. The econometrics part isintermediate. Good luck.Can you give an example of a "very difficult" math question so I can gauge it? Obviously the degree of difficulty depends on your background.Thanks.
 
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December 18th, 2007, 2:36 pm

here's what it's like:
 
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December 18th, 2007, 6:05 pm

QuoteOriginally posted by: ppauperhere's what it's like:That's you that is.
 
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December 18th, 2007, 6:37 pm

TJTry figuring out this one!ma and pa maths
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