Jessica Tong

Jessica Tong

Jessica Tong

City of residence: Shanghai
Concordia International
Intended Major:
Financial Engineering
Grade 9

Jessica has experience in Python, Java, Mindstorm Robotic EV3, and USACO C++. Her primary interests are Financial Engineering, Entrepreneurship, and Coding. Her goal in enrolling in this program is to learn the application of statistics in business.

What challenges did she face?

  • A bright and inquisitive student who wishes to obtain and broaden her knowledge set beyond what is offered in her academic classes.
  • She is interested in learning statistics so she could apply the useful concepts in her own business in future.

Matched professor:

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 her?

  • This mentorship program gave her the opportunity to combine financial statistics to her passion for entrepreneurship.
  • Open source data analysis software and statistical computer packages were introduced to her.
  • Jessica’s professor agreed to write her a Letter of Recommendation.

Below is part of an example work done during the program:

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