City of Residence: Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
School: Sunway College
Intended Major: Mathematics
Age: Grade 12
Jarrod is a friendly and motivated student. He wants to specialize in mathematics at the university level.
What challenges did he face?
- Jarrod is interested in learning more about the Kelly Criterion and how it may be used to rebalance financial portfolios in financial markets.
- He had a lot of responsibilities throughout this mentorship program, and he’ll polish his research paper before submitting it to a journal for publication.
The mentor is a lecturer at MIT in the Mathematics Department. He also serves as an investment manager, exploiting advanced statistical analytics to manage a variety of investment programs.
How did our program help him?
- He was able to gain a rudimentary understanding of data analysis with R and structure his mathematical works with LaTeX.
- Despite his busy schedule, the professor praised him for his dedication and hard work, and if need to, the mentor will write a reference letter for him in the future.