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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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WUSTL or UVA MSF?These are my two top choices I've been admitted to. I'm a recent Berkeley Mathematics graduate. I like that UVA is not for business students but I don't really know what to choose. I like that WUSTL offers a quantitative finance. I want to get my CFA and get into trading or IB. Any thoughts? ...
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Do I have a chance at Top 10 B-School's?Stats: 3.5 GPA from Top Public School (Think Berkeley) JP Morgan Private Banking Analyst GMAT 730 Do I have a chance at top 10 business schools? Thanks! ...
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B-School Q&A w/ Betsy Massar of Master AdmissionsI'm Betsy Massar, founder of Master Admissions. I'm glad to be here on Wall Street Oasis back with kindred spirits. Right out of Harvard Business School I worked for Goldman Sachs and have spent most of my professional career in and around the financial industry. I worked on both the sell and buy si...
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Family business questionHad a long talk with a close friend who is thinking of going to business school and he brought up the topic of certain things in his background that business schools might scoff at. He works for one of the largest companies in the world (Oil & gas) that is well recognized at the top schools. Non...
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Sandy Kreisburg Interviews Dee LeopoldI saw an article on P&Q with Sandy Interviewing Dee. I thought it was pretty interesting and was worth a share. http://poetsandquants.com/2015/05/20/the-un-interv... ...
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Michigan Ross UndergraduateHow difficult is it to get into Ross at the undergraduate level for in-state Michigan students? Is it on-par with getting into UVA's McIntire School of Commerce in-state? ...
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Notre Dame Master of Science in Finance ProgramHi All- Has anyone heard about this program? I know ND is a prestigious school as well as their business school. At my current situation their program is a best fit. It's designed for working professionals and holds Fri/Sat classes in Chicago every other week. I would like to know how competitive th...
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Georgetown University MSF Program - In PersonHey guys, just wanted to give everyone a heads up. Just spoke with the program and they are going to be rolling out a flex option for students. There will still be the remote option for those working around the country, but there will also now be an on campus option for those local or wanting to go ...
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GMAT cut-off (Preface: I searched and found some posts on here from 4+ years ago on this topic, but I wanted to see if the feeling among MBAs had changed in the last couple years) I know the topic of GMAT cut-off for interview slots at MBB firms has been discussed on here; but I wanted what the consensus is wit...
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Advice for a Wharton Undergrad exchange studentHey guys, I'm a student studying at Australia, I was recently offered to study at uPenn, specifically Wharton for one year as part of my degree. My main concern at the moment is my financial situation (I come from a middle income family), my uni recommended to bring at the very least $3000 AUD for ...
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Importance of past vs current employerHi mates, Disclaimer: First off this is NOT a "can I get into X,Y,Z B-school" thread. All else constant, I'm looking for input regarding how a potential jump to another firm would impact (negatively or positively) my competitiveness. Situation: I currently have 2 years of experience with a consultin...
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The weak post-MBA finance job marketWhat's going on here? I'm a 2nd year at a M7 b-school graduating soon, and aside from banking, finance job market has been horrendous. On-campus recruiting was mostly banks and some long-only mutual funds. The people who wanted banking got it, but aside from that there are very few job postings a...
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Studying a bachelor business in europe to become an investment banker. St.Gallen vs. RSM vs. WHUHello, I am 18 and about to start college. So far I have received an offer from these 3 universities. St.Gallen, Rotterdam School of Management and the WHU in Germany. My plan is to land a summer internship in an investment bank in London or the US. My final destination is Wall Street. Which one do ...
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Is RSM a real target school in London? As I want to break into IB, i am looking at Rotterdam School of Management but at the BSc IBA programme rather than the MSc. I've read on other posts that some people do get to London but from RSM's MSc. In addition, I would be looking at other schools such as : LSE, Oxbridge, LBS etc or I might go...
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Length of GMAT Study PlansSo I've seen a lot of posts about people cramming for the GMAT in a month or so - 2 weeks in one case. And I'm about to begin my study plan over 90 days, since I don't start my fourth year of my undergrad until just after that. Why does the vast majority of WSO users seems to study over such a shor...
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THE Mysterious Georgetown vs Duke, Stern, NWHi fellow monkeys, I understand that this is not a site for school selection, but I'm transferring from outside the US I don't have much insight related to the schools and could really use some advice! I am a third-year student at a Canadian non-target, applied to transfer to Gtown McDonough, NYU St...
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IU Kelley vs Vanderbilt Owen (MBA)Greetings everyone! Just as the title suggests, I'm curious which of those options would give me a better shot for what I'm trying to do. I'm a former Army officer who is trying to go into IB. I'm not targeting PE/HF in the long run. My goal is to make a career in NYC IB, preferably with a resp...
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Is it possible..to use the MGMAT books without the physical copy of the OG in front of you? In other words, can you access the OG references online/digitally? ...
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How is Wash U viewed?High school junior strongly considering Wash U Olin Early Decision this fall. I've heard good and bad about it. Does it have good Chicago connections? Also, as I'm not entirely certain about ibanking, what other aspects does it offer? If I wanted to work on the west coast in tech, would it be imposs...
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Pre GMAT RitualIf there's one thing I've taken away from university, it's that people have very different ways of studying for exams. Some people slog away in the library studying for hour on end, for what some people can accomplish in half the time using different methods. I want to know what people found succes...
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What is the average GPA of graduating MBA students?Anyone know roughly what GPA most MBA students typically graduate with? Also, how important is your MBA GPA even after graduation? ...
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My profile and MBAI'm computer science graduate with 80.02%. I started my career in a start-up where I held a leadership position and then joined a Fortune 50 company for technology sales and business development. In the last 2 years, I've dedicated myself to finance and business strategy, learning stuffs in financia...
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