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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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Help choosing an undergrad school (NYU Stern vs. Colgate vs. Boston College)I need to choose between NYU Stern, Colgate, and Boston College (arts & sciences) and would like to major in economics, possibly taking some courses in marketing as well (minor?). I realize these are three pretty different schools, but they all seem to have their pros and cons. I really would pr...
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Dual Degree GPA QuestionIf someone did a dual degree (Ross BBA and Statistics), how lenient would top companies (or companies in general) be in terms of GPA compared to just a normal BBA student? Note: I have already looked at previous threads about this topic, but I wanted to get more opinions. Thank you all so much! ...
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3.35 from Top 10 Undergrad Business School - Is it super major red flag when applying to top MBA programs?Hey everyone, I'll be graduating in a few months with a BBA in Finance from McCombs School of Business (UT Austin) and I am estimating that I will finish with a 3.35 GPA in Finance. The main reason contributing to this bad GPA is my performance during my freshman year, particularly in Calc I and II ...
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UVA vs Michigan Ross for undergradI have been accepted at both UVA and Michigan as a Ross pre-admit. Viewing other posts, I believe that Michigan has better recruiting, but besides wall street recruiting, I like UVA better for factors like weather and girls. I would really appreciate your opinions if you currently work on wall stree...
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U of M Econ Undergrad I have the opportunity to attend u of m as a transfer student. From my understanding, Ross is superior for on campus recruiting. Is this solely for IBD? I feel that something more market based such as Asset Management or S & T is a better fit for me. If i am an econ major, will on campus recruit...
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HBS 2+2 Admit AMAI've had a number of discussions with people on this site asking me about my experience with HBS's 2+2 program and I've decided to create a post to consolidate that discussion. First a little bit of background. I applied during last year's third round of admissions during my senior year of college. ...
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Accepted Stanford/Yale/Cornell...made a blog about experienceI am a first generation college student. I was admitted to Stanford GSB, Yale SOM, and Cornell’s Johnson SOM from state school and with no full-time work experience. I've gathered my experience into a blog, MBAmanual[dot]com Being a first generation college student, nearly everything that I lear...
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UVA Vs. Stern UndergradHey everyone, I've lurked a ton of threads on this website but this is my first post so I apologize if I'm not formatting this correctly. I know this topic has been beaten to hell and I've probably read every thread that has either of these schools in it but I was recently accepted to both and real...
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Rutgers Business VS. Fordham Gabelli Lincoln CenterI have to make a pretty tough decision. I have to choose between these two schools for undergrad and I'm really in a rut at the moment. Rutgers will basically be free, up to 10k in loans max. Gabelli, will leave me in a position where I may end up putting a heavy financial burden (60k) on my parents...
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William and Mary ReputationHello, I was wondering what the reputation of William and Mary is and how recruiting is at the school. There is a similar topic posted a few years back but I was wondering if anything has changed since. Thanks ...
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UVA Econ If I cant get into McIntire is it worth it to go to UVA for economics? I will be an in-state transfer student with a 4.0 and I'm not sure if I should go to William and Mary or JMU for finance over UVA for economics. I want to work for a private equity group and I'm not sure what they look for? ...
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Best GMAT prep books for self-study?Hey guys, I am planning to start prepping for the GMAT next summer during my internship (it will be in F500 corporate finance so I will have plenty of time on the side lol) and I was wondering what books and materials do you fellow monkeys recommend for self studying? I would do a course if there wa...
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CFA Level 2 Exam DenialHi, I just got a mail from the CFA Institute saying CFA Institute has denied your application to become a candidate in the CFA® Program. They say I answered Yes to the 1st question regarding Suspension from financial services markets. I can swear I answered a No, I don't know what happened.. An iss...
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Why is USC's MSF staff so rude and unprofessional?I called them yesterday about any financial aid available to the students. A lady picked up the phone and I asked her if there were any scholarships available as I couldn't find any information about merit scholarships on the MSF website. She gave me a complete different answer: "International stude...
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MSF Class of 2016Ok guys, building on my post last year, I wanted to start something for this years applicants. Anyone applying this year, with a 2015 start and 2016 graduation, feel free to post your profile, ask questions or just add some comments. Looking to help and give advice to anyone applying in this cycle. ...
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What is your honest opinion of the Wharton EBiz Course?Is it too common to open any doors or still worth the money? ...
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Merits of an MBAHi- long time lurker, first time poster. I landed in Equity Research out of undergrad at a firm ranked between 5-10 in the Institutional Investor equity research poll covering an energy subsector. I am studying for the CFA level 1 right now and have almost 18 months of sell-side experience. While I...
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Vanderbilt Macc Valuation for IB?Is it possible to break into Ib with that degree? Also, can I apply to two master programs at vandy? ...
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Wharton for B-School or take the job as Director of Finance at a startup?I have 3 years of work experience and was accepted to Wharton for the class of 2017. However, I also received a job offer to work at a startup as Director of Finance. I'm having trouble deciding whether to go to Wharton now or get some more experience at a startup ( ...
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Yale SOM vs Darden vs JohnsonFellow monkeys, I need help deciding which B-school in your opinion will provide me with an overall better experience (both socially and recruiting-wise) if my goal is to break into IB - Yale SOM, Darden, or Johnson? I am purposefully leaving out any details on my priorities, rather want to hear you...
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What are my MBA chances?So I have posted a few times in the past to get advice as I have built my resume, but now I am 6 months out from applying, can't do a whole lot to change my profile at this point, and want to hear some truth. Here goes, and look forward to hearing everyone's thoughts: -750 GMAT (49Q, 44V) -3.95 GPA ...
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