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Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School AdmissionsWSO 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...
WallStreetOasis.com
6201 min 59 sec ago
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Will my SAT Score come back to haunt me?I just recently got my SAT scores back, and I have a superscored SAT of 1440 (720 Math, 720 Verbal). But I have been reading that some companies will want to see your SAT scores years down the road. Will a 1440 make me not competitive as an applicant if an interviewer asks me to produce my scores? F...
Matt-McLaughlin1
645 min 19 sec ago
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Attending Tuck @ Dartmouth in the fall, after being waitlisted. Ask me anything (AMA)Age: just turned 25GMAT: 690, 700, 760 Ethnicity: Caucasian Gender: M Geo Loc: US (South) ...
LOB
721 hour 53 min ago
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Top 10 US MBA entryFrom Australia, I want to ask my chances of getting into a Top 10 MBA program in the US. GMAT 780 GPA 6.4 [3.4 in the US] WAM <80 but not substantially Currently working at a top global IB in Australia (think GS, MS). I studied finance & economics at a Go8, honestly i slacked off the entire t...
ACEbanker89
153 hours 19 min ago
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What school to go to in Southern CalifornaiHello all, I had a question for those you in the southern California area. I have an option to attend Pepperdine's Fully employed program, due to various scholarships, at a very minimal costs (only about $35 K). My goal to get my MBA would be to seg way a little out of my current career (CPA in Fina...
Daylon
54 hours 23 min ago
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What program fits older candidates (32 yr) ? Profile: 32 Male, 6 years of Corp Fin. Does anyone know what would be a good program that would be a fit ? I was looking at INSEAD MBA, Kellog 1 year MBA or LBS MFin but both seem like a long shot. Need some strategic advice folks. ...
max_duprie
164 hours 50 min ago
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Top Masters programs - 1/2 years of experienceWhat are some of the top masters programs for someone with 1-2 years of work experience? Obviously, MBA is out of the question at this time and I want a quick 1 years masters program (preferably) or 2 year program that will help me break into a top industry (top BB IBD, etc). I have heard MSF (pri...
Martian311
85 hours 52 min ago
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Ask Meredith from Vantage Point MBAMeredith from Vantage Point MBA Admissions Consulting answers your questions about how to navigate the MBA application process, particularly coming from finance. Remember when the world loved a nice cocktail of leverage, LBOs and CDOs of all types? Well, that's how Meredith got started before she we...
VantagePointMBA
615 hours 58 min ago
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Master of science in Finance advice, UT Dallas specificI'm looking at MSF's. I like UTD for $$ reasons and pt. I want to stay in TX, and do f500. thoughts? ...
dallastx41
2312 hours 49 min ago
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MSc: LSE (Management), Imperial College (ESB) or LBS (MiM)?Greetings As of now, I hold offers from LSE (MSc Management) and Imperial College (Economics and Strategy for Business). I am also waiting for a reply from LBS (Master's in Management). I've done some research, but have not found a thread comparing these particular programs. What I gather so far: L...
mixedmetaphors
1516 hours 41 min ago
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Should I have a specific career in mind before applying?Hi Guys, Sorry for the lengthy rant, but I'm in kind of a rut and want to figure out what I should do. I'm not too crazy about my current job path (CPA, Financial Reporting at a large insurance company). It doesn't have much future and offers minimal job transferable skills. I know I want to change ...
Daylon
322 hours 6 min ago
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What are my hypothetical options post-MBA?I currently have been working in commercial real estate in Chicago for about 2ish years out of undergrad. While the company I work for is not a name brand company, everyone I work with went to great schools and we are a relatively big fund. I went to a good but not great undergrad big 10 business sc...
wb93
21 day 8 min ago
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Finance or International BusinessHi Gurus of WSO, I am in the middle of getting my Bachelor's degree. I have completed most of the elective, and some of the business courses. Now, I have to choose the major. I would like to pursue a career on the international level, is it international business or international relations. Unfortun...
Applejack2
01 day 12 hours ago
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Ghostwriting ivy league admissions essays for wealthy ChineseVery interesting article (link inside post) about ghostwriting for wealthy chinese students for Ivy League admissions. Has anyone here thought of or know of anyone who has done this? At first I would have thought you need to know Chinese, but the author is Korean American. This doesn't seem to be...
kakaman
621 day 14 hours ago
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Higher responsibility vs. Higher salaryJust curious here. This is going to be my first job. I have two offers. My interest lies in investment management but I don't mind working in an IB. How would a b-school view lower salary buy-side job with higher responsibility vs. higher salary sell-side job with a lower responsibility? Buy-side j...
ramsay1234
91 day 22 hours ago
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Cfa for tradersHello, I am a trader at a bank with a few years of experience and I am now wondering whether i should take the CFA. My doubts are : - would it help me to break into AM if one day i decide to make the move - would i learn something or is it just to have the title - is it a waste of time in my case I ...
Steven mathew
32 days 5 hours ago
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Any other chimps going to Stockholm School of Economics this fall?Hey chimps, It's about that time of the year again! I'm a regular visitor, but not a regular poster here but I thought I'd like to know if any of you have applied/will most likely get admitted to SSEs undergraduate program this fall? The results come in on Tuesday next week, for Swedish citizens at ...
TheSwede1
42 days 8 hours ago
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Claremont McKenna MSF ClosingClaremont McKenna's MSF program will not be accepting application from students outside of the Claremont College. The program is going to be run like Florida's MSF program, pulling directly from its undergraduate students. I personally think this is a huge loss as the program was one of the best. N...
TNA
292 days 14 hours ago
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MBA application to top 10-15, Do MOOC's matter?When applying for MBA at top schools in the US and UK, do the online courses add weight to the application? I have some very good scores in courses from good universities in US in mathematics and statistics. One of them is from Harvard (edx) and all the scores are verifiable with valid certificate...
TargetBSchool
282 days 23 hours ago
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How important is your GPA even if you have years of work experience?I've heard so many mixed things about how a lot of reputable business schools view GPA. On one hand, the average is at least a 3.5 at most but on the other, I read of sites claiming how even people with GPAs in the low 2s were able to make it into top 20 business schools due to a great gmat score a...
Postgradwonderer
53 days 2 hours ago
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Duke vs Columbia vs Tuck for post-MBA MBB recruitmentHi there I am a software engineer based in the bay area and have been lucky to have been accepted at some top 10-15 rank business schools - Duke-Fuqua, Columbia, Dartmouth-Tuck and UCLA Anderson. My post MBA goal is to switch to consulting (McKinsey/Bain/BCG). I might also look into business positio...
bschool2018
363 days 20 hours ago
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How Selective are B-School's in their Email Recruiting?I took the GMAT about a year ago, and lately I've been getting a ton of B-school recruiting emails. I'm not planning on applying this fall (maybe next year), but I'm wondering how selective some of these schools are in their initial recruiting (more like spamming) so I can gage how excited I should ...
MBAHopeful47
54 days 27 min ago
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Computer Science, Foreign Language, and the Future of Finance?Hi WSO, I'm a rising high school senior in MA. I recently attended Bentley University's Wall Street 101 camp where we got to meet with several portfolio managers at companies in Boston. One topic of note from a portfolio manager was that we should all study computer science in college and must learn...
Matt-McLaughlin1
34 days 28 min ago
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How is MFE valued and what are potential career paths of a MFE in long-term?Recently, I have been admitted to Columbia MSFE program for upcoming fall. However, as I was preparing for the program, I realized that I do not enjoy coding so much. I can do it if I want to, but I do not foresee myself doing it for next 10, or even 5 years. Also, I have seen a lot of posts saying ...
Changexpert
44 days 29 min ago
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GMAT Prep Courses, Manhattan GMAT vs. VeritasHi, After doing my research, I have narrowed down my main GMAT prep course to either Veritas or Manhattan Prep. Reviews on both have been stellar, though it seems like Veritas slightly edges out the other when it comes to the sheer number of customer feedbacks, Veritas also seem to have better mark...
halfstep
94 days 6 hours ago
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Algebra TeacherSo I finish my undergrad in early August. I got a job as an algebra teacher at the middle school I went to growing up. Part of my decision stems from my desire to make a difference. The other reason I chose this job is because I didn't get bites anywhere else other than Kansas City as a consulting a...
nka13
24 days 11 hours ago
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MBA or MSF after 3 years in retail Banking?I'm interested in MIT MSF. Is it as good as MBA from top 15 schools? Also, should I get more experience or should I apply now? Because I've heard that MIT adcom doesn't candidates older than 25 yo. Will it be okay if I apply when I'm 27? Thanks ...
Noelle90
25 days 8 hours ago
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98767
65 days 9 hours ago
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Catolica/Nova SBE or waiting to apply next yearI've just finished High-school in Portugal. I want to pursue a career in Finance. I have an overall equivalent to a 3.7 GPA (unweighted). 19/20 on the Math national exam, 18,5/20 on the Physics/Chemistry one and 18,8/20 on the Biology/Geology exam. Won a regional entrepreneurship competition and a p...
Zarathustra1
55 days 11 hours ago
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Holistic Application AdviceGreetings WSO! Like many on this forum, I am considering business school. I will just get straight to it and try to be as brief as possible. There are practically innumerable variables that go into the entire business school process, it's easy to get lost, or focus too heavily on one aspect. There a...
Hydrocarbons
195 days 13 hours ago
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Does UNDERGRAD school reputation/prestige matter for B-School admissions?I graduated from a small liberal arts school in Michigan with 3.9 GPA majoring in Economics and Accounting and with a minor in Philosophy. I completed three internships while in school (one in Big 4 audit, one in a Fortune 50 company's accounting department, and one at a market research firm). I als...
bk13
76 days 2 hours ago
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2016 Stanford MBA Future Leaders ProgramDid anyone else apply for the program? This will be the very first year of the program so it would be great if someone close to the GSB could provide an estimate of how many students they're planning to invite. General discussion about the program/selection process is also welcome. ...
Teller
126 days 5 hours ago
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Ivey HBA non-aeo applicant.I am a non-aeo student at western university, currently waiting to hear back from Ivey for their HBA program. For those who have been accepted or have gone through the process, how competitive is an 81.4% cumulative 2 yr average, EC's are summer placement at a major canadian bank, tech start up and ...
AnotherPersonNumeroUno
376 days 7 hours ago
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Chances of getting into IVEY HBA or Queens Commerce Transfer for Third YearI am about to be entering my second year at Schulich school of business, but am starting to have a few doubts about whether I'll be able to attain my investment banking ambitions here. My goal is to break into Wall street... I'm curious about how many second year non-AEO/Queens students get accepted...
vascris
16 days 7 hours ago
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Chance me for B-School!1) Current Job: Currently, I work in management consulting and will have worked at Accenture for about 2-3 years by the time I apply. 2) GMAT: 710 (91%), Verbal (39, 89%), Quant (48, 71%) 3) College info: Undergrad-UC Berkeley, 3.476, Business Administration, Graduated in 2015 4) During university, ...
anneflys
26 days 12 hours ago
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Master in Finance at IE Business School? Hi Fellows, I graduated from University of Melbourne in finance and accounting and just got admitted for the Master in Finance program at Spain's IE Business School. I know Financial Times ranked IE and IE's MIF program highly, but many others said FT's ranking is BS. My goal is to break into the ...
eternal_oceanus
281 week 9 hours ago
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Tuck vs Wharton-LauderI've been admitted to Tuck (with $50k/yr) and the Wharton-Lauder program (with no $$). I'm admittedly drawn towards Wharton-Lauder for prestige reasons, but the thought of going $220K+ in debt if I attend Wharton-Lauder terrifies me big time. The Wharton-Lauder program is a Joint MBA/MA in Internati...
Internationalchampion
631 week 18 hours ago
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Which top MBA is the right fit for my background?I'm going to earn my finance degree from a well-known business school in Indonesia (unfortunately not notable internationally since it's a rather new private school) The GPA system goes by rank regardless your score, so it's a pure competition. Say there are 40 people in one class, first tier (top 1...
Andrew-Jonathan
71 week 20 hours ago
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B school options and dillemaA little background: Originally I went to a non-target school that most have likely never heard of. Ended up transferring to a semi-target my junior year and getting a job in tech IB. Non-target GPA: 4.0 Target GPA: 3.0 Both GPAs represent about 63 credit hours so we can assume the GPAs are equally...
seafood92
41 week 1 day ago
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Recommendations for study materialsI'm a rising junior in Finance, looking for some online materials to improve my technical knowledge. I know there are many good packages out there, but can you guys name some specific courses that you find truly valuable and worth the money? ...
chille
01 week 1 day ago
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Re: Does School Prestige Matter?Mod Note (Andy): This recent comment by @MBAApply from the thread "With sponsorship, how much does school prestige matter?" is so insightful (15 silver bananas) that I decided it deserves its own spot on the front page. 2015 member of the year @Dingdong08 said: "Deep my brother. And really, really s...
MBAApply
861 week 1 day ago
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Personal MBA Coach Interview with Yale SOM Director of Admissions, Melissa FogertyYale SOM Admissions Interview Melissa Fogerty: Director, Admissions, Yale School of Management Scott Edinburgh: Founder, Personal MBA Coach Melissa Fogerty was generous enough to answer many questions about Yale SOM that are on applicants' minds. Read below for the full transcript of our interview! ...
Personal MBA Coach
01 week 2 days ago
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ESSEC vs BocconiHi there, I am going to apply for a double degree and have a choice between ESSEC MIM and Bocconi MSc Accounting, Financial Management and Control . What is a better choice for a banking career? P.S. I am not fluent in Italian nor in French. ...
Dangleve
01 week 2 days ago
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GPA for MBA Admissions: undergrad vs. graduate (law) schoolMy grades in law school were significantly lower than my GPA in undergrad. This is because in Canada the model is different for grading in law school. The #1 student in my law class had a 3.7 GPA (A-). Out of 200 students only 5 or so get an A- average. I had a low average like a B/B+, whereas in my...
lawstudent400
11 week 3 days ago
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Tips for an International Student at Williams Colleged d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s ...
Alie123
01 week 4 days ago
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How can a Canadian High School Student break into IB?Hello, I am currently a student at a mediocre public school in a moderately sized Canadian city. For the past year I have been researching potential career paths and have settled on finance, largely due to it being an interest of mine, as well as of course the money. I only have a 90% average, howev...
IMadeYouReadThis
111 week 4 days ago
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Princeton/MIT Mfin for Law Grad/ Social Science undergradHello WSO. Another grad school type question: I'm currently at Harvard Law, considering building on my knowledge of my financial industry in the case I want to lateral over into it after 2-3 years of transactional work as a lawyer. I've heard much about my options in terms MBA and where the differen...
GoldVault1
31 week 5 days ago
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Cornell Johnson (full ride) v. Yale SOM (40k a year). What would you do?Hello, I've been going through this decision in the past week and I wanted the forum's perspective. I had an initial thread over the same issue a few weeks ago, but Yale came back with a revised offer that changes the calculus. Essentially, I am in a fortunate position with two great offers, but I ...
Esca
161 week 5 days ago
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Chances of getting into good schools for MSFHi, I'm an international student but have completed my undergrad in engineering from a TOP 20 US Eng school. I'm keen on pursuing my MSF in the US. I wanted to know my chances of getting into Vandy, URochester, Boston College, UTexas Austin, U Utah and Villanova. Any other school recommendation guys...
Rohit-2016
541 week 5 days ago
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Columbia J-Term vs UChicago Booth: Job ProspectsI work across a boutique technology investment bank and venture capital fund in New York (2 years experience) and previously worked in consulting for KPMG. I have been admitted to Columbia J-Term and UChicago Booth. I currently live in New York and don't wish to relocate to Chicago for personal reas...
lbo13
151 week 5 days ago
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AMA: Reflections on 1st Semester at Columbia Business SchoolI recently completed my first semester at Columbia Business School and wanted to share my experience thus far. I would also be happy to field any questions. The primary reason for writing this long-winded anecdote is to provide clarity into the actual experience at Columbia for prospective applicant...
dabears92
1111 week 5 days ago
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I have a 2.4/760, with good work experience is M7 or T10 achievable? Hi everyone I'm a second year law student at a decent school. I have a 3.75 in law school and I had a 2.4 in undergrad and I went to law school immediately after undergrad. I probably have the ability to get a JD/MBA right now at a top 25 or so school (Emory/IU/Minnesota/UNC/GT/ND) in coordination...
Redelephant
141 week 5 days ago
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Transfer to Villanova or Temple?I am about to finish up community college (had to because of price, and in high school, I didn't give a shit sadly), and I am conflicted to either go to Temple University or Villanova University. I haven't applied to either as I have to go to Basic Training for the Air National Guard soon, but I wil...
jakeclair1
171 week 5 days ago
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HARVARD EXTENSION SCHOOL ???? Master of liberal arts in finance ????So, what do you think about the master of liberal arts in finance offered by Harvard extension school ??? is it good in order to be accepted by an investment bank? ...
Antonio-M
11 week 5 days ago
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Smurfit college vs Durham (MSc Finance)HI, in order to be accepted in the investment banks (GS or JP), is it better the MSc by Smurfit college or Durham? BECAUSE I HAVE NO TIME TO TAKE THE GMAT, and for what I know these are the only B-school without the gmat as entry requirement. ...
Antonio-M
21 week 5 days ago
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Msc adviceHi everyone, I'm Italian, I have a master degree in Finance and I'm doing an internship now, but I would like to start a more quantitative career. I was thinking about a master of science in quantitative finance, or in computational finance in Europe. I've seen many programmes, but I can't spend suc...
DaniCana
21 week 5 days ago
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MBA Coach/Consultant Recommendation?One of my friends (in Asia) is looking for an MBA consultant / coach to help him in the application process for B-schools in the US. (Basically he is based outside US, but asides from that everything is in US ie bachelors, some work experience etc) Any recommendations? any coaches here? ...
phillyboy
61 week 6 days ago
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Student loans for MBA program in the UKI recently got accepted to the MBA program at Cambridge but am having trouble funding it. Does anyone have experience obtaining private student loans for studying in the UK (I'm in the U.S.)? I've tried applying for a student loan at Sallie Mae but wasn't approved, so am looking for other private lo...
Strbrt8
11 week 6 days ago
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Philly area MBAs, Temple Fox, Villanova, or DrexelI am in the process of making decision between Temple, villanova and drexel MBA programs Villanova and Drexel are both two year co-hort programs. My intention of getting an MBA is to move up in my own engineering company or possibly transfer to corporate business (not intending to transition to bank...
anameer
51 week 6 days ago
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Top business school withous GMAT as entry requirementHI, since I have no time in order to take the GMAT, I am wondering in which european business school is possible to be accepted without the GMAT, because I want to take a MSc. ...
Antonio-M
21 week 6 days ago
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Undergrad: Bocconi vs. SSEI'm born and raised in Sweden. I would like to work in investment banking and eventually move into PE or HF, or pursue entrepreneurship. I have been admitted to both Bocconi (BSc Economics, Management & Computer Science) and Stockholm School of Economics, SSE (BSc Business & Economics). Whi...
MrChang
21 week 6 days ago
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Federal Work Experience - Advantage or Disadvantage?Hello WSO, I was wondering whether anyone had insight on how Federal work experience is viewed when it comes to MBA admissions (specifically top-15 schools). Federal work meaning Dept. of Treasury, IRS, FDIC, FRB, NCUA, etc. Is it viewed as significantly less impactful/useful than working in private...
UNDConsulting
12 weeks 2 hours ago
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Internships on BSchool ResumeHi all. I'm currently at MBB starting to apply to MBA programs. I'm starting to put together my resume but am not sure whether I should include internships or only my full time job. I have unique internship experiences the summers after my freshman/sophomore years that set me apart from the typica...
thepenskefile
22 weeks 5 hours ago
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Does the Cambridge Judge Business School MFin have a similarly good reputation as Judge's MPhil Finance?Hi, I've read on this forum a lot on the MPhil at Judge Business School and it seems to have a really good reputation. Since I already have some years of work experience I will not be eligible to study in the MPhil programme but the MFin. I wonder if the MFin has a similarly good reputation amongst ...
TWoodman
22 weeks 5 hours ago
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Why did Harvard Business School accept Maria Sharapova?Why did they accept her? I don't even think she took the GMAT! I think famous people have it way easy and this isn't fair to their applicants/students who go/went through very tough admission process. Someone needs to sue them. Secondly, accepting her contradicts their values and their image because...
ChloeJ90
132 weeks 7 hours ago
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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...
g2ney
132 weeks 12 hours ago
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Dartmouth Tuck Releases Essays for 2016-2017 Application CycleTuck released essays this week and joined Columbia by providing a length range for question #1. The questions are great and force you to think about yourself a bit more than was required last year. See below for the questions and stay tuned for a more detailed analysis. Deadlines Early Action Round:...
Personal MBA Coach
02 weeks 12 hours ago
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Pulled some strings and got accepted into a top finance school despite grades. How can I prepare?[REDACTED FOR PRIVACY CONCERNS] I'm worried about the workload. If the school is considered challenging for kids scoring 2000+ on the SAT, just imagine what the place will do to me. Any advice as to how I can prepare this summer for the hell to come? ...
unorthodox-solutions
22 weeks 14 hours ago
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Chances for HBS / GSB (2+2)Hi, First post here. Just looking for some honest feedback regarding chances for deferred admission, and hoping someone can poke some holes in my potential applicant profile. Currently in my last year so will ideally be applying this fall/spring. University: Non-target, top 100 state school Prospect...
JLibr
12 weeks 20 hours ago
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Would MBA Programs value a law degree from Harvard?Hello, No this isn't a flame. Quick question: I am currently a law student at Harvard, but would possibly like to pursue an MBA after a few years practicing M&A and Private Equity Law. I was a Poli Sci major in undergrad, and have taken Business related courses while in law school. Would an ...
GoldVault1
102 weeks 1 day ago
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--Ask Personal MBA Coach-- 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 ...
Personal MBA Coach
152 weeks 2 days ago
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Part time online vs traditional part timeHello all, I just finished junior year of undergrad and am currently interning at a large data vendor (ie. Reuters, Bloom, FactSet). Even though i initially wanted to end up in IB, I like this job, the work life balance is great, and the comp is good enough for me. I want to do a part time MBA, es...
4596bank
32 weeks 2 days ago
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MSF Class of 2017Mod Note (Andy) - this was originally posted 8/25/15 but we know @TNA loves answering these questions so bumping up again to the top With the MSF recruiting cycle quickly approaching, I thought it would be helpful to create an updated MSF thread for everyone applying to the 2016-2017 MSF cycle. Feel...
TNA
2352 weeks 2 days ago
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B-School resumes - Currency ConversionHey Guys. Had a quick, but strange question. I am working at an early stage VC fund in an emerging market and am looking to apply to a few US B Schools in the first application round. I was working on my resume and wanted some tips from folks here on whether (Or not) I should convert the local curre...
torreador
42 weeks 2 days ago
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Which MBA schools is more known: Temple, Villannova or Drexel?which MBA is recognized outside of the region: Temple, Villanova and Drexel part-time MBAs? Also, how does Penn State Malvern MBA compare with these programs? ...
anameer
202 weeks 2 days ago
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Vanderbilt MSF interivew - Help pleaseHello 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! ...
WantToBreakIn
112 weeks 3 days ago
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McGill Desautels, Queens University, Or Schulich for Investment banking????hey guys, Im a Canadian student I was just wondering which school is the best for investment banking between these 3. If you think one school is better then the other, please put in order from 1 to 3 for which schools are better for IB and why ...
D-ChosenOne
122 weeks 4 days ago
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Interested in a Stanford MBA?In the Ask_Natalie_Accepted Business School thread we're asked a lot about chances of acceptance to top MBA programs, with Stanford GSB being one of the favorites. I wanted to let forum members know that next Wednesday July 13 you are welcome to join me at Get Accepted to Stanford Graduate School o...
Linda Abraham
02 weeks 4 days ago
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Econ UT Austin or A&M FinanceHello, I just finished my first year at A&M and I applied to UT Econ and was accepted (I'm at my orientation now). I wanted to apply to mccombs but I couldn't because of specific credit needed so I will attempt to internal transfer. I want to do IB in Houston, but I want the flexibility to expa...
Bijan-Breland
242 weeks 4 days ago
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Bocconi vs King'sHi, I am an italian student and I have an offer from Bocconi and a conditional one from King's College in London. At Bocconi it will be in Economics and Finance, in London in Mathematics with Management and Finance. The goal is to get a Master in Financial Engineering and I am worried that at Bocco...
Davide-Martintoni
32 weeks 4 days ago
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CUNY Baruch to NYU Stern?Hi all the amazing monkies. I am a HS senior and very settled to pursue a career within the IB industry, specifically FO because I had some exposure to M&A. (I decided to follow this path after very serious consideration. My family has some network within the financial services industry in Asia,...
twtgtws
122 weeks 5 days ago
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Target, Semi-Target, Non-TargetWhat exactly do these mean? Obviously, schools like Harvard and MIT are considered target schools, but exactly what schools fit into the target and semi-target categories? Also, when people use these terms they're usually referring to undergrad, right? ...
econ
142 weeks 5 days ago
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29 Ive League Grad Career Changer - Can I turn things around?Hey guys, lurking here for some time. I'm trying to transition into Asset Management/investment banking, my career has been a shitshow but I'm holding out that there's still some hope and it's not to late to right the ship and turn things around -29, Cornell graduate, Government Major, 2.94 GPA -5 y...
29ivyleague
72 weeks 5 days ago
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Is It Really Worth It?P&Q actually put out a pretty interesting article about the work/life balance of an average MBA. According to their study, the average MBA works about 55 hours a week. On an adjusted, hourly basis, MBAs that work in IB, Consulting and in VC make about $65, $70 and $100 an hour pre-tax, respectiv...
Esuric
522 weeks 5 days ago
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Mckinsey Emerging Scholars 2016Anyone heard back yet following the interviews? ...
RandomDudeGuy
12 weeks 5 days ago
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Admission ConsultantsHi all, I'm applying to some M7 programs this year and am considering using an admissions consultant. I've narrowed it down to two consultants: Stacy Blackman and Amerasia. Does anyone have any experience with either? I'd really like to get some honest feedback on both. One thing I noticed is that A...
aq25
442 weeks 5 days ago
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Decisions Decisions - CFA v CertificatesI have come to the point in my life where I know what I want career wise. After working in Technology department at an asset manager and then working with the Quant team I have learned a lot about what I want. I know I am not a big enough fan of quant to try to get my PhD especially if you consider ...
LeadingIndicator
02 weeks 5 days ago
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Fordham Gabelli Finance vs Fordham 3-2 engineering direct transfer to Columbia engineeringHey everyone. I'm currently a highschool senior planning on majoring in finance at the Fordham Gabelli School of Business. I need help deciding wether I should study finance at Fordham, or do the 3-2 engineering program that gives me a direct transfer into Columbia U engineering, where I could study...
proptrader101
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720 Overall but low Quant - Should I retake?Hello, I just wrote the GMAT and got 720 overall with 46 in Verbal (99th percentile) and 43 in Quant (52nd percentile). I have a strong finance background (CFA Charterholder / passed all exams the first time, majored in finance, spent 4 years working as an investment analyst). I'm wondering if thes...
RobinTO
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Require suggestions ASAPElectives: risk mgmt, e commerce, tax planning, project mgmt and econometrics. What 3 to choose? ...
unilad
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Unemployment benefits while in school?Pretty straight forward - I will be attending an MBA program this fall. Am I allowed to quit my job and file unemployment? ...
TheKid1998
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KOKOMO BUSINESS SCHOOL MBA IN FINANCEis the KOKOMO BUSINESS SCHOOL MBA IN FINANCE a good choice or not? ...
Antonio-M
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Bocconi, LSE, Mannheim and others. Advice help? Hi, i'm an international student going to apply for college soon. I'm not from Europe, but i'm looking to study in Europe. I'm planning to study either finance or economics. English and mandarin are my native languages, and I can speak a little of french. That's about it for my language skills, but ...
anon1103
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AMA - top 10 MBA vs MSF vs MMSI hope this AMA can help you if you're looking at MBA, MSF or MMS in your early careers. Background: enrolled in a top 10 MBA program; nontarget undergrad with 3.5 GPA, experiences in first tier MSF (not MIT). less than 2 years of work in an Asset Management firm. It is probably critical for you to...
whattherock
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European undergrad looking for MSF pathway in the U.SHi guys, I have followed the thread here since few months, and I now want to share my experience and ask for your advices. In short, I am a French 22-years-old student, I will graduate in June 2017, next want to move in the U.S by attending a one-year MSF (Also looking for advices/points about MBA a...
Flammekueche
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Possible to study for GMAT during Training?Hey everyone- Just graduated from undergrad and heading to a BB FT. I figured it's probably a good time to get started on GMAT prep. Is it advisable to use the 1 month of training to study for the GMAT? As in - is it possible to get a good score by studying for a few hours every night after training...
BankerDon
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Master Finance: WHU Otto Beisheim, Germany vs Nova SBE, PortugalHi! I was admitted to Master in Finance programmes at WHU Otto Beisheim in Germany and Nova SBE in Portugal. Please give some advise on what to choose! I am from Russia, non-EU. I am 50/50 about staying in Europe or coming to Russia after my studies. Pros of NOVA SBE: Costs 10 000 Eur good rankings,...
Anna-Kuznetcova
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MSF a Realistic Step to IB?I'm currently an economics student at a non-target (a liberal arts school, so really a non-target) looking to get into either IB or corporate law. I'm leaning towards IB, but the path to get there is a little less direct than law. Graduates from my college do not get very good jobs upon graduation -...
fourwinds
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UNSW or Macquarie University (Australia)Sorry if this is in the wrong section! So as the title says these Unis are in Sydney, Australia. As I'm hoping to have a career in Hedge Funds, I need a bit of advice. UNSW is a more prestigious (really hard to get into) Uni however Mq is closer for me and its easier to get into. What would you guys...
Wolfofgeorgestreet
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