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Ask Clear Admit: Can I get into a top MBA program?WSO is excited to have the experts from the Clear Admit team on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. We encourage all of you to check out their great resources: 1) Clear Admit has been providing MBA admissions consulting services for over 10 years. 2) Clear Admit focus...
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My GMAT Study PlanI just took the GMAT this past weekend and scored a 760 (Q49 / V44), so while everything was fresh on my mind I wanted to make a post here about the process that I went through. I know that there are a few threads like this already out there, but when I was trying to figure out how to tackle the GMA...
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Spotlight: WSO User GuidelinesPlease read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO. ...
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Why is Stern disliked so much, but Wharton praised?From all the research I've done, they really seem to be much more similar than they are different. Both very finance/wall street focused, recruited heavily, competitive, selective admissions. Other than the Ivy League tag, the financial aid (Penn definitely has better aid if you need it than NYU), a...
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Why is Stern disliked so much, but Wharton praised?From all the research I've done, they really seem to be much more similar than they are different. Both very finance/wall street focused, recruited heavily, competitive, selective admissions. Other than the Ivy League tag, the financial aid (Penn definitely has better aid if you need it than NYU), a...
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MSF Question and AnswerI get a ton of emails and answer a ton of posts asking similar questions so I thought I would answer the most common ones I get here and allow others to post their questions so everyone can see them and the subsequent answers. Hope this helps. Summer Analyst Eligibility * The SA position is really s...
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Copenhagen Business School vs. St. GallenHi all, I have been accepted to St. Gallen's MAccFin and CBS' Accounting, Strategy and Control programme. I would like to know which school presents better opportunities/prestige in terms of 1) academic reputation and 2) career prospects. The goal is to enter Finance afterwards. I have also noticed...
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Advice For a Northeastern FreshmanI'm a rising freshman at Northeastern University. I was accepted to Emory and received a guaranteed transfer to Cornell, but could only afford to go to NEU because of the scholarship they gave me. I'm thinking about pursuing something in finance, perhaps investment banking, but is it near impossible...
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Advice For a Northeastern FreshmanI'm a rising freshman at Northeastern University. I was accepted to Emory and received a guaranteed transfer to Cornell, but could only afford to go to NEU because of the scholarship they gave me. I'm thinking about pursuing something in finance, perhaps investment banking, but is it near impossible...
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Vanderbilt Undergraduate for Investment BankingHow hard is it to get a job in investment banking from Vanderbilt at a bulge bracket firm? ...
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Vanderbilt Undergraduate for Investment BankingHow hard is it to get a job in investment banking from Vanderbilt at a bulge bracket firm? ...
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Career changer - MBAHi guys, I'll be looking to go to B-School next fall and I'm a career changer (F500) looking to get into IBD (Boutiques, mostly). I live and work in Europe and I'd like to stay here after I get my MBA. I've heard great things about INSEAD's program but it's placement in Finance seems pretty bad. LB...
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Online chances calculator by vocazHey guys, Anyone tried the online MBA chances calculator on vocaz website? I tried it and got a 60, which is a stretch at all the schools I'm considering... very disappointing. Do you think it is credible? do you know a similar tool? ...
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What do you guys think about this combination of Dual Degree? "Financial Engineering/Masters in Finance" NEED HELP!!!What are the major differences between these two programmes? I need your opinion because I accepted in both of those programmes and I can't decide which one to choose, so If I would choose to double with those programmes what would be the pros/cons? Both are in different schools, and both school are...
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What do you guys think about this combination of Dual Degree? "Financial Engineering/Masters in Finance" NEED HELP!!!What are the major differences between these two programmes? I need your opinion because I accepted in both of those programmes and I can't decide which one to choose, so If I would choose to double with those programmes what would be the pros/cons? Both are in different schools, and both school are...
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London School of Economics vs. London Business SchoolHi all, I'm thinking of getting a master's degree in finance, with a goal of getting into investment banking and eventually private equity afterwards. The reason why I'm looking at these two schools is because of the length of the program (1 year instead of 2 years), although I know that LBS' progra...
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Finance Major Computer Science MinorWould minoring in computer science help in anyway? I am attending a non-target school with the hopes of getting into Asset Management or PE. ...
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Should I apply to Columbia or not?Currently working in lower-MM PE. Looking to move up market in the future, possibly mega fund but who knows. I know how unlikely that is. Applied to and interviewed at Booth, Tuck and Stern, dinged at HBS and Wharton. I was going to apply to Columbia but now I'm not sure if it's even worth it. ...
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A top school in Germany vs an average school in the USHi guys, I have been thinking a lot about the MSF program between WHU in Germany vs Suffolk University in the States. I am an international student, no speak much German. I don't know about the placement of international kids at WHU after graduation. Is there a chance of getting a job in Germany or ...
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How important is the 'prestige' of your job matter for admissions into top MBA programs?Hey yall, I was wondering how much does the prestige of the job matter when it comes to top MBA admissions (top 10 MBA programs). It seems like for a top MBA program you either have to be high finance (IB/Consulting), military, or come from an unorthodox career route to have a shot at some of the e...
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Northeastern: Finance Co-OpsWhat are the finance co-ops like at Northeastern? ...
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How to get a PE Summer MBA Internship?What firms offer structured summer internship programs? What tips do you have for getting into these? What's the competition like for summer internship slots vs. full time at mega fund and upper mm? I'm guessing there's less competition but it's still probably pretty tense. Any recommendations o...
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How to get a PE Summer MBA Internship?What firms offer structured summer internship programs? What tips do you have for getting into these? What's the competition like for summer internship slots vs. full time at mega fund and upper mm? I'm guessing there's less competition but it's still probably pretty tense. Any recommendations o...
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Chances at top undergrad business programs like Wharton, Ivies, UMich Ross, etc I want to major in finance and am considering top schools. I am going to be a Junior next year. GPA - unweighted 3.822 - weighted - 4.815 As a sophomore I received straight As, while taking all honors classes and AP US History and AP Comp Sci. Freshmen year was rough, with a couple of Bs. Again all ...
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