lulu 1 / 1 Jan 18, 2009 #1English is not my native tougue and could you please give me some advice about word choice, grammer or anything!!For applicants to The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, please tell us what attracts you specifically to the study of engineering:After reading My Life as a Quant by Emanual Derman which describes his years at GoldmanSachs, I confirmed my choice to study Financial Engineering. I am a good mathematician andusing mathematical tools to solve problems in finance is of great utility to me. Furthermore,financial engineering is a new study that most Chinese universities do not offer. With rapiddevelopment in financial market, China is in great need of people who specialize in using quantmethods to solve financial problems. As a Columbia graduate, I will definitely become a leaderin Financial Engineering in China.