WSO is excited to have the experts from Accepted.com on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here is a message from Natalie who will be checking this thread every few days to make sure she is staying on top of questions: I'm here to answer any questions you have regardi...
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I went to London Business School primarily to transition from working for the Clinton Foundation to a job in impact investing. At London Business School, I used a variety of resources at my disposal to improve my financial acumen. I built financial models for school assignments, enrolled in extra-...
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Hello all, I'm new to this forum but thought I'd kick things off by trying to offer any advice I can on aspiring b-school applicants preparing for the fall 2016-17 application cycle. Background I did consulting at a boutique for several years, was dinged w no interview at HBS, and interviewed at St...
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Does anyone have any opinions on which university is better? I've gotten into the ESADE MSc Entrepreneurship + CEMS, and the Bocconi EMIT. I want to work in strategic consulting for a few years. I'd like to try opening a business / make a startup after that. I feel much more attracted towards Italy...
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I will be attending NYU Stern as a full-time MBA student starting this August. I thought this is a good time to share my career path, MBA application process, why MBA, how to choose your target schools, etc. I learned a lot from the posts of many accomplished professionals on this forum and hope to ...
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Hey all, If I am focused on having a career in finance in NY, would it not make any sense to choose Stanford over Wharton/Columbia/Booth despite its prestige? Please discuss... ...
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Advice and Tips: What to do if you have too many recommenders to choose from? I recently had a discussion with one of my clients about his recommendation strategy because he faced some tough decisions. Like many of you, he had multiple people he could ask for a recommendation and did not know where ...
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Hello everyone, I just got invited for an interview for Vanderbilt's Master in Finance program. Does anyone have any experience with the type of questions they ask? If so, could I be provided with some examples? Thank you! ...
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Hi All I have two offers and need support for my decision. 1. UCL MSc Management - New business school, money is being invested which is good for me - Not accredited yet, not sure if that really matters? - Interesting program - Well-qualified faculty - Great location (Canary Wharf Campus from 2016 o...
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Hi there, I am new to this forum so I hope I am not out of bounds for seeking advice. So here is the dilemma, I am 23 years old and I have one year left of my Bsc in business with a major in finance at the University of Iceland, my GPA is around 3.7 and I really want to seek a masters in something t...
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I'm currently in the process of applying to transfer from one school to another in the hopes of finding better OCR for investment banking. I think that my essays are fairly competitive thus far, but I would love to hear some feedback from people with experience in the field. Anyone interested? ...
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I am currently a sophomore at the College of William and Mary and planning to graduate a year early (Spring 2017) with a degree in Finance and concentration in Consulting. I am expecting to graduate with a 3.75+, but I have no internship experience or any relevant past work experience for that matte...
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I'm a current first-year MBA student at Columbia Business School. OCR recruiting week is finally over (at least for banking). Now I know where I'm going for summer, so I finally have time to create this AMA thread for prospective students interested in banking/investing/consulting/tech (I have good ...
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Hi everyone! I've been admitted to all of the following programs and I'm having a very hard time deciding between them. I want to do a couple of years in IB and then move to PE. I have no preference for location. Any advice would be hugely appreciated! Oxford Said, MSc Financial Economics PROS * Oxb...
MIT vs LBS vs Oxford
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Hi, I'm currently applying to the msc Finance and Accounting at Imperial College. It's a brand new program that will initiate next year. I would like to know how likely I am to be accepted. I'm going to graduate from the Solvay Brussels School (Best B-School in Belgium, ranked 20th or so in the FT) ...
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With an MBA program that started only 17 years ago, Yale SOM has been making great strides. SOM opened a new $243M building two years ago, Indra Nooyi gave a generous donation last month and applications are up almost 30% this year. While there are many different ranking systems, Yale is ranked high...
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Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 7/5/14 and ranks #15 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. I recently completed my first year at Booth and felt compelled to share my experiences ...
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There has been a lot of recent discussion on these forums as well as in the media regarding the value of an MBA. As a longtime member of the community and someone who recently made the decision to pursue an MBA, I thought I'd share some thoughts. You can see my full background story here: http://w...
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They came to Kellogg and had a presentation. They claim that career switchers can write off the MBA in their taxes and save ~$20k. It sounds shady because I had previously learned that you could only write off your MBA if you went back to your old career. Kellogg let them present, so that makes them...
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Hello, I would like to get a sense of how these three programs are regarded in the finance community - career placement, student quality etc. I recently got an offer from Stanford ICME mathematical & computational finance (MCF) but there isn't a whole lot about it on the web since the program is...
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Hi All, I am looking to apply for B-School 2017 admission, and am thinking to go for MFin or MBA. I would only apply for 5-7 schools and so I would only apply for either MFin or MBA, but not both. So I would like to hear some of your advice on which programs I should target. -From Hong Kong, undergr...
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Hello, I am a junior economics major at the university of Michigan. My dream career is going into sales and trading. I have had only 3 sales and trading interviews with top IB, and to be honest, I lost them because of my lack of networking, knowledge and competition with Ross Business School Student...
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Hey guys I would like your inputs on the Tulane MSF. I have heard the program is good. How are the placements for internationals.??? Thanks. ...
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Currently a senior in college and got a 164 on the GRE (with an even quant and verbal split). This was with reasonable but not ideal preparation (definitely could have prepared more; probably studied for one month). I'm now considering business school and wondering if it's better to retake the GRE o...
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I am currently in my last semester as an undergrad. I will have a degree in chemistry and business management but I am more interested in finance. The school I attended did have finance/accounting/econ courses but not specific majors. I have some sales experience but I did most of my interning in ch...
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