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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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Age is just a number right? I am 31 years old and live in Florida. I have a nontraditional career/education path and need some advice. After I graduated high school I became a firefighter paramedic. It was a great job. The schedule was amazing pay was good and I got to give back to the community. During my time at the FD I sta...
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Calling all Canadians. Esp Canadian MBA grads.Hi guys, I'll be attending a top Canadian MBA soon. I'm not going to say which one but guess away, obviously there are only a few good ones. A few questions: For those that got a Canadian MBA: 1. How was recruiting, in general, these last couple of years? 2. How did you feel about your MBA brand rec...
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Could I Ever Get Into an M7 - If Not Then What is the Best I Can Hope to Do?/What Should I Do?Hello All, Thanks for taking the time to read and comment. Looking for a profile review of sorts as well as general B-School advice. Any advice/constructive criticism is welcome and appreciated! Academic Profile: Non-Target University in the South Finance Major 3.83 GPA 710 GMAT 2 Honors Societies ...
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Why business school?first of all - I'll introduce the subject - I'm wondering if I should attend ISEG business & finance school in Paris or simply get a law & social science degree from the Sorbonne (which is free since there are practically no tuition fees in France) I've just completed my terminale littérair...
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Georgetown TransferHello! I am currently a freshman at Georgetown and applied to transfer after a pretty bad freshmen year. I applied to Barnard and Columbia, and I have yet to hear back from Columbia, but got into Barnard. I was wondering how recruiting is at Barnard? I know its weaker than Georgetown but is it still...
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Georgetown Hi, I was wondering how Georgetown College & Business School placed at NYC BB IBD? Would I be at a disadvantage for IBD recruitment if I was an Economics major in Georgeown College as oppose to Finance major at Georgetown MSB? Thanks to anyone who helps. ...
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European Lawyer to MBA to IBHi all! I am an thirty-something European Lawyer (tax and regulatory experience) and I have been admitted at a Top MBA (think Wharton/Booth/CBS). I want to make a transition to Finance (I know how to count). As a general question: What recommendations do you have for me to successfully make the tran...
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(undergrad) Emory Goizueta vs UT non-bhpCan someone give me some guidance on this? I saw another thread on this but most people there were pretty unhelpful and never really gave a clear consensus. Emory will cost approximately 6k more per year. Honestly, as a school, I really like Emory as a whole a little bit more than UT. The campus is...
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ISEG I'm trying to get into the investment banking sector later on in my career - what's your opinion on ISEG business & finance school in Paris? I'm also wondering if you would consider it a + to write on your cv that you're a Mensa - Intertel - TNS & ISPE member? Thanks for any kind of construc...
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am i on a right track: Please suggest.Hello All, I can see there are several threads similar to this , I am looking for some advice and suggestion to make important step in my life. Here is my background: I have a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering , been working from last 7 years in a technical role, and from last year or so in a...
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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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Master of Real Estate Applications Fall 2015What's up, WSO? It's been a while. I wanted to start a thread for people who have applied to or are applying to MSRE/MRED programs for this upcoming fall to try and get a bit of a community going if there are enough of us on here. I applied to: Johns Hopkins MSREI Georgetown MPSRE Clemson MRED Mar...
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Best career to pay off MBA loanHi, Would like to know what is the best job option after MBA to pay off the MBA loan. IB or Consulting? I prefer consulting but I think its possible to pay off a 100K loan with 3 IB bonuses after tax (in 3 years) However in Consulting will probably take 6 years of saving every penny. So should i loo...
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Undergraduate Programs for Financial EngineeringHi Monkeys, I’m currently approaching my senior year of high-school, and have to decide on course and university options that I wish to apply to in the fall. As a programmer that has a love for finance and math, I’m particularly interested in financial engineering. However, I’m having trouble ...
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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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UCF: Finance or EconomicsI'm in my third year at the University of Central Florida, and I'm trying to decide on majoring in finance or economics. The economics major some room for a minor or free electives so I could take some finance courses. Is a degree in economics from a state school valuable? Is there a difference to ...
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Transfer out of Tufts? Hey guys, I'm a high school senior who is going to Tufts next year. I know it's not considered a target or even a semi-target, and my main goal is to land some sort of IB job out of college if possible. I know Tufts does do pretty well with JP Morgan, however. So my question is, should I try and tra...
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LAC with cool location?I'm wondering which colleges I should apply to and if it's worth ditching Warwick for a LAC or not so well known university. The reason why? Warwick seems incredible boring, I don't ever want to live in a small town. Keeping that in mind I made a list with schools offering financial need scholarship...
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Colgate vs. Colby undergrad helpCan anyone give me advice on which school to pick for undergrad? Both schools are almost identical on paper in terms of academics/quality but Colby has an edge in rankings and is expected to jump a few spots again, maybe ranked 10-12th. I checked linkedin however, and Colgate's alumni base seems to ...
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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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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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Proof of Community Service and EC?I'm considering MBA down the road, and have heard a lot about the importance (or at least the bonus) of having community service and extracurricular activities at hand. Well, I've done a lot of church stuff as well as other volunteering works and extracurricular activities. I will continue to do so,...
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