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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
7275 min 49 sec ago
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MSF Class of 2018I created the last post about this time so I thought it would be a good time to get a new thread going. With many MSF/MMS programs starting their application cycle in the next couple of months I wanted to provide a place where people can post their profiles, ask questions or seek help. I've done thi...
TNA
902 hours 21 min ago
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What undergraduate degrees should an international student take if they are looking to get an MBA in America?I currently live in Australia and have been accepted into all the top 5 university we have here. I was reading a lot of the topics that have been posted on the WSO about undergraduates who dive straight into business oriented degrees before the MBA are doing more harm to themselves. I wanted to get ...
ghost97
04 hours 53 min ago
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Looks like Booth just jumped up my list of schoolsGood for them. "The University of Chicago recently made it clear to its crop of incoming students that academic freedom and inquiry remain pillars at the institution, and that the university does not support "so-called" trigger warnings or offer safe spaces that allow students "to retreat from ideas...
Jumped-up country boy
67 hours 30 min 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
79 hours 19 min ago
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Request for advice: choosing programs in B-schoolsHi all, need your advice for a asian guy who is really confused. Background: 1.graduated from tier 2 university( ranked 10-15) in China, GPA 3.7 out of 4.0, major in management and minor in finance. 2.Good at Math, close to 4.0/4.0 in Mathematics courses 3.GMAT and tofel is not a problem( estimate G...
Tony-Guan
510 hours 40 min ago
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Undergrad straight to MBA with work experience?I am currently a senior and wanted to know if people go straight to MBA anymore? I know it's not always the best route, but I have worked in wealth management for 3.5 years while taking classes at night and am Finra registered. Would I have a shot at any top 25 MBA programs? ...
abauscher
215 hours 39 min ago
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Campus visits before applying for MSFHi, everybody. I am currently applying for MSF in several universities and considering visiting some of them. Can somebody give me an advice on: 1) how to prepare for the visits (except for studying all the info on university websites)? 2) what should I do during the visits? meet some students? meet...
Vlad25
31 day 9 hours ago
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What is going on at NYU (big GMAT score drop)?It looks like the numbers for the class of 2018 are down quite a bit. The biggest thing that stands out is the average GMAT score drop from 720 last year to 710. Basically everything is worse. Acceptance rate is up to 23% from 19%, even with enrolled students down from 405 to 392. I guess it co...
FutureMBA27
251 day 13 hours ago
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LSE Accounting and FinanceHello, I want to apply to LSE A&F to start in 2016 and I'd appreciate if you could help me with some advice. Basically, 90% of applicants have Maths at A level,but I won't and that kind of concerns me. I have a true interest in finance and for about a year now I have been trading on different si...
lanthum
01 day 20 hours ago
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Do I have any chance at IB?Hey everyone, I'm a 28 year old CPA who is currently working as a senior tax consultant at a big 4 firm. Next year is my promo to manager. The work I do is incredibly unappealing to me and I can't imagine a career in tax. I'd really like to transition to IB through an MBA program, if possible. The ...
IBorBust3000
101 day 23 hours ago
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Pure Econs or Stats + Econs + FinanceHi WSOers, I hope to be a trader / work in the field of Asset Management. I was just wondering which will be better course at UCL for me to increase my shot as working as trader / work in the field of asset management in the future? 1. Econs 2. Econs with a Year Abroad (spend 3rd year at overseas un...
Tfrewi
02 days 6 hours ago
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Online chances calculator by vocazHey guys, Anyone tried the online MBA chances calculator on vocaz website? I tried it and got a 60, which is a stretch at all the schools I'm considering... very disappointing. Do you think it is credible? do you know a similar tool? ...
bigshot
452 days 7 hours ago
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Millenials don't want to do finance anymore?So I went to an MBA info session for a top 10 business school the other day, and I was the only person in room of 20+ people that wanted to do anything remotely related to finance. Not only that, but after mentioning I wanted to go into investing, I got dismissive remarks from several other applican...
medical.investor
972 days 17 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
202 days 17 hours ago
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Best Language to Learn for Finance?Hey WSO, Rising high school senior here looking to go into finance one day after college. Though I'm interested in finance, I am also highly interested in international business and learning a new language. I've always wanted to do business in Hong Kong and China, but I have heard that learning Mand...
Matt-McLaughlin1
152 days 18 hours ago
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Undergrad - UChicago vs. Brown vs. other schools for EconomicsI was accepted to a couple undergraduate schools. I'd like to break into the industry, especially in Sales & Trading. I'm planning on majoring in Econ and either doubling or minoring in Computer Science, though this isn't for sure. The schools I'm most interested in attending are University of ...
kriyamayna
322 days 18 hours 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
203 days 1 hour ago
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Dissertation Writing HelpAre you looking for Dissertation Writing Help? Our writers can help you round the clock. Contact us for best grades. Hire Professional Writers at most reasonable Prices. ...
sarasheila
03 days 9 hours ago
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STEM OPT extension for IB?I'm an international student and was thinking of double majoring in Economics/Finance + a STEM field in order to get the OPT extension. However, I'm unsure whether IB qualifies for the extension. Some sources mention the work needs to be related to the area of study (http://internationalcenter.umi...
Zarathustra1
113 days 16 hours ago
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Average financial aid for top msfI am looking to apply to vandy and nova for my msf and wanted to know what to expect for financial aid if any especially for vandy. What can I expect? ...
abauscher
43 days 19 hours 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
694 days 30 min ago
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MOREUNDER
44 days 6 hours ago
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470 first try... Still possible to hit 700?At my first try I hit 470 and my goal is 700. I still have +2 months to prepare it (i take it on October). Do you think that it is still possible to do it ? Thanks ! ...
Prixn
205 days 8 hours ago
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The Word ‘Man’ Is Banned At Princeton UniversityStudents won't be punished for using it, but the world "man" is being removed from courses and school activities, being replaced by more gender-neutral terms. Some may see this as an Orwellian side-step, unnecessarily blocking or destroying a useful term for the sake of political correctness. Othe...
neink
95 days 19 hours ago
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Profile for Top MBAHi, I'd like to get recommendations for top MBA programs and my chances of getting in based on the following: 3.75 GPA (Top 15, Econ/Math, 3.9 Major GPA) 730 GMAT equivalent (GRE) 3 years experience upon entrance at top econ consulting firm (NERA, Cornerstone, Analysis Group) I was looking for prog...
chinydc
46 days 11 hours ago
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2.3 GPA, Start/Sold Company, Strong Work Ex - Can I get Top 20Hi Everyone: Thank you for reading this! I wanted to get your input on my chances at a Top 20 US MBA program. Academics: 2.3 GPA from a Top 40 school. Dual degree in Chemical Engineering and Finance. Work Ex (3 years): Started my own company in college, scaled it up, and eventually sold it to a PE...
everest12909
26 days 11 hours ago
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To what lengths would you go to boost your MBA admission chances? (i.e. pretend to be gay)Yes, this is technically unethical. Yes, this is bizarre and desperate. But I'm wondering how effective the following strategy could be: 1. Start getting actively involved in a gay professionals organization; try to assume a leadership role. 2. Write a compelling essay about coming out of the clos...
Brady4MVP
756 days 14 hours ago
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Ross MBA InsightI'm currently a first year IB analyst in Chicago. I'm strongly considering pursing an MBA in the next 2-3 years. I anticipate applying to Booth/Kellogg and am also considering Ross. My grandfather taught medicine at UofM and I've been a lifelong UofM sports fan. Are there any current/former Ross stu...
Ross_MBA
26 days 15 hours ago
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Masters in Finance chances (engineering student)Hi, I'm looking for some advice. I'm an engineering student looking to get into a pre-experience Masters in Finance in order to work in IB. I'm mostly looking at masters programs in the EU, because they are cheaper than in the US (I can't afford to spend more than ~CAD 80K for the year). Some progra...
taranjka
36 days 16 hours ago
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How does a background at Bloomberg look for MBAI am joining Bloomberg's Financial Product Sales and Analytics team in NYC. I originally wanted IB but I took this job for the decent pay with a great work life balance. I want to eventually go to a strong business school, ideally I would want to do part time at Stern while working for Bloomberg. ...
4596bank
31 week 7 hours ago
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Advice for MBA Career ChangerAbout Me: -1 Year in PWM. -Worked 2 years in product development and sales for a "small" fund company (5 Billion) -700 GMAT -3.2 GPA -Passed CFA level ii -Really Good ECs in college. Multiple school leadership spots, varsity athletics. I am looking to transition into ibanking post mba. Looking to ap...
pointlesspodium
31 week 7 hours ago
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Need advice in regards to transferring to ivy Hello everyone I am fairly new to the forums and wanted advice on what to do in my particular situation. Originally out of high school i went to a local community college and pursued a nursing degree. While doing so i got distracted with parties, gf's etc.. pretty much being irresponsible and stupi...
Thelostmonkey
71 week 1 day ago
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MSF / Specialized Masters Class of 2017 Q&A While I have time, I'd like to share my opinions or relevant facts about MSF, or MSc Finance program in the U.S. I also have friends who were in MAcc, MSc Marketing, and hopefully I can share whatever I can find. I was in a top (not MIT) MSF program. I'm grateful of my MSF, but now I'm with another...
whattherock
21 week 2 days ago
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Recommended Range of Schools to Target?Hello All! I am not so much interested to hear input as to my chances to get into schools as I am to learn where my "suggested" range should be. I plan to apply to a wide range of schools safety and reach, but am having a hard time understanding if I should focus more on schools in the 20s ranks or ...
mene713
91 week 2 days ago
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BIWS vs WSP?...................................................................................................? ...
Noelle90
11 week 2 days ago
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Work Experience for CFAQuick question: For the CFA you need 4 yrs related work experience. Is there any time limit to when you have to get it? For example, if I'm not currently working in a qualify industry, pass all 3 levels while still working in said industry, will there be a limitation to the amount of time I have to ...
GoIllini
141 week 5 days ago
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Any Guidance Appreciated -- Top MBA Chances?I'm currently a public finance ib analyst at a reputable firm in a major city (think NYC, Chicago, LA, SF). My goal is to attend an M7 bschool and ultimately transition to M&A as an associate. I graduated from a top 10 business school with a 3.38 GPA in finance (not great I know), was the pres...
MBA_Hopeful123
41 week 5 days 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
11 week 5 days ago
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Is it possible to get admitted in a top MSc in Finance with a modest GPA and a high GMAT score?Hi! I'm a economics undergraduate student from a top university from a small european country (well positioned in some international rankings but not very well known outside the country) and with a great interest in finance. I just completed my 2nd year and therefore I'm going to my last year of und...
vasco1906
01 week 5 days ago
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Applying to Business School after quitting job since AprilHow does Top 10 business school look at your application if you're 3 month out of work with 5 years of buyside equity research experience and a 720 GMAT? If I apply this year, I would be entering business school when I'm 30. ...
monkeybusiness123
21 week 5 days ago
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Job out of UG as international?Hi guys, I'm thinking of studying undegrad in the US. Living abroad and getting international experience are some of the reasons I'm considering this, but the possibility of coming to work in the NY offices of a BB after college is also a huge factor. Coming out of undergrad at a target/semi-target ...
Zarathustra1
61 week 5 days ago
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Selecting Schools Help 770GMAT, 2.1GPAHi, Deciding to apply to 5 schools. So far I have narrowed down to HSW, Insead and one of Booths/Yale/Sloan/ISB. About Me: 770- Q49, V46, IR7, AWA6.5 first attempt. GPA: 2.1 out of 4 in Engineering Physics (Nuclear Engineering & minor in Nanotechnology) from top 5 Canadian university. Reason fo...
MBA4ever
41 week 5 days ago
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Relocation to Toronto + Career Switch - Schulich/Rotman/Ivey or T-20 US MBA?I'm just wondering if anyone has opinions regarding what the best move is for someone looking to transition into management/consulting in Toronto from a Western Canada city (while planning to get an MBA) - a top 20 US school (or top 5 Euro like LBS/IESE, etc.) or a Schulich/Rotman/Ivey MBA? The reas...
lawstudent400
31 week 5 days ago
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Best one year Masters for FO IB?I am debating between Uva MS Global Commerce, Duke MMS, Vanderbilt/Boston College/ Texas Msfs? I am currently a senior at a non-target. I am studying finance, and I currently have a 4,0 GPA. I am graduating in 3 years and the current recruiting at my campus isn't too promising. So I figured I could...
lproffitt
101 week 6 days ago
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Confused with career decision- Help Please!!!I'm currently an engineer in the aerospace division of a F50 company. I've been in our engineering rotation program for about 2 years now and almost at the tail end of my rotation which means I'll have to pick a permanent group for the next few years. Throughout my rotations I've realized 2 things -...
Sordar
81 week 6 days ago
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Lowest ranked MBA you would attendWe all know how expensive pursuing MBA can be. Most programs would cost you anywhere from 50-80k a year including living expenses. Then, factor in the opportunity cost of leaving your work for two years, and MBA sure as hell is an expensive credential to pursue. So, what is the lowest ranked-MBA pr...
Sexy_Like_Enrique
3421 week 6 days ago
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Is City University of New York, Baruch College MBA good?From Wiki: 1) In America's Best Colleges 2012, Baruch was ranked #3 public, and 36th Master's University in by U.S. News & World Report. 2) Baruch's MBA Program was one of the top 10 "With Most Financial Value at Graduation" (2011) and an overall rank of 97 in the USA by U.S. News & Wo...
Imperialian
101 week 6 days ago
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Low GPA, High GMAT - Chances at MBA?Would appreciate advice/opinion on my chance of getting into MBA schools. Stats & Work Experience Undergrad GPA: 2.5 (Went to school in top 70. One reason for low GPA is because I had epilepsy growing up and had brain surgery right before college, both of which affected academic performance).GMA...
mb_2
81 week 6 days ago
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Does coming from a small business school limit your MBA options? Hey guys, I've got a question regarding admissions to a 10 MBA program. I want to know how much of an impact your undergrad institution has to do with getting into a prestigious program. Does where you get your undergrad have a significant influence on your chances of getting into one? Additionall...
undergrad101
41 week 6 days ago
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INSEAD MBA for IBDDear Monkeys, Do you think that INSEAD MBA is good enough for IBD in London these days assuming limited finance experience before the program? I am talking about the January intake which allows for a summer internship. How big is the difference compare with an MBA from London Business School? Thank ...
john.face12
81 week 6 days ago
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MSc in Finance: Rotterdam (RSM) vs. Stockholm (SSE)Hey, I am planning to apply for the finance programs at RSM and SSE for the intake in 2015. My problem is that I have a very low gmat score: 610 (Q45, V29). I think I'd still be able to get into RSM as they accept on a first-come first serve basis and I meet all their minimum requirements. My chanc...
kaypi
422 weeks 5 hours ago
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MFE reality checkHi, I just graduated with honours bachelors of mathematics, (statistics,econ and finance major) with a 3.7 gpa. Even though my overall gpa is lackluster, its only because 1st year I got 3.0, 2nd year I got 3.7 and 3rd and 4th year I kept getting 4.0. Is it even worth it to dream about going to the ...
the_realest_gr
62 weeks 9 hours ago
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MS advice for breaking into consultingHello everyone, so as the title reflects I'm hoping to get advice as to what my best bets are for a masters program to break into consulting. About my background, I went to UG for 1 semester following high school and it didn't work for me at the time and ended up having a failing semester. I spent ...
wardulack
52 weeks 11 hours ago
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Rutgers MFINA any good? I've applied to the Rutgers Business School Masters in Financial Analysis Program, and have been wondering if it is any good in placing students in investment management jobs. I have an ok GMAT, 600, and the other schools that I've gotten into are Pace and Fairfield and a 3.1 GPA in undergrad from a...
bullfromistanbul
02 weeks 17 hours ago
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The Key To Success: Being Ultra RichBrowsing around Poets & Quants today I found an old interesting article about HBS's super elite; in this case, the author focuses on Mikey Hess, grandson of the founder of Hess Corporation. Wealth disparity in elite schools is nothing new or profound-- of course you'll always have the poor kids ...
Nick Naylor
12 weeks 20 hours ago
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LSE vs Cambridge for Post Grad in Finance in EconomicsI was recently accepted to LSE's MSc in Finance and Economics and Cambridge's MPhil for F&E--and I'm having a bit of trouble deciding between the two. It seems that LSE has fantastic placement, but I find it hard to believe that having a MPhil from Cambridge would be much different (Cambridge cl...
Francoise
102 weeks 22 hours ago
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B School Dilemma: $100k at USC or no money at UNC?Hi folks-- Really just asking for a friend here but he got into USC and was planning to go there on a $50k scholarship, then just found out a couple days ago that he got off the UNC waitlist. He went back to USC with the news and now they've bumped it up to $100k. He's an East Coast guy and most of ...
Strawboy41296
102 weeks 1 day ago
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Best Masters in Finance for Investment BankingHey everybody! I was wondering which Masters in Finance have the best track to a career in IB. I'm a recent grad from a top-tier LAC, 3.3 undergrad GPA (played a varsity sport and double majored). I don't have a finance or quant background, although I did the Tuck Bridge Program last summer. I just ...
FutureMsFMscF
02 weeks 1 day ago
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:o bba what is bsc business administration ? hello everybody , i am 22 years old i want to continue my studies in business administration and i want to be a trader or a market trader on the future . so i live now in germany and i am intersted of frankfurt business school and Ebs school . there is anyone who has an idea about one of those two s...
Thefutureboss
52 weeks 3 days ago
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Best master of finance in GermanyHi everyone, Im very interested in getting my master in finance in Germany. Im from the EU, Croatia, and speak English and German. My GPA is 3.6 and ill be taking the GMAT in about a month. I would like to work in Germany one day and was looking which school would be best for my master in finance. O...
fast7
22 weeks 3 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
162 weeks 3 days ago
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Durham credibility? I have to make a decision regarding my graduate studies. I would like to work in the research field of financial economics (e.g., a the Bank of Italy or the Federal Reserve), pursuing a Ph.D. in a top US or UK university. So here is my background: Graduated in two years instead of three for my unde...
Marco-Martinez
02 weeks 3 days ago
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What are the top west coast Masters of Finance programs?From a non target, looking to enter masters of finance program mainly to get internships/placements and choosing a resident tuition mainly because it's cheaper. I'm willing to go out of state. Not interested in quant programs as I don't have the heavy programming/math experience usually required. W...
wsonewb
172 weeks 3 days ago
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London School of Economics vs. London Business SchoolHi all, I'm thinking of getting a master's degree in finance, with a goal of getting into investment banking and eventually private equity afterwards. The reason why I'm looking at these two schools is because of the length of the program (1 year instead of 2 years), although I know that LBS' progra...
indieologue
42 weeks 4 days ago
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GMAT Pill is a garbage platform, and WSO shouldn't endorse themI purchased access to the GMAT Pill platform at WSO's endorsement of the product, and feel that the program quality falls severely behind other options in terms of the video lesson quality, the quality of the tools themselves, and the overall management of the company. This exposes itself in my scor...
bonks
32 weeks 4 days ago
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Best master finance starting in januaryHi, i wondered which master in finance with january intake has the best ranking? Or is there any at all? ...
Andreas-Sanden
22 weeks 4 days ago
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Apple vs. PC Laptop for B School?Apologies in advance as I'm relatively tech illiterate, so may be a dumb question - I'll be headed to business school this fall, and I am currently without a laptop (had a Macbook Pro 13" from college but has since died). The question is, what do people recommend? I do like the Macbook Air as it's s...
BusinessGreek
172 weeks 4 days ago
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Are there any downsides to writing the GMAT ~3 years before matriculation?Hello all, I have seen a few people mention that it is bad to write your GMAT too far behind your matriculation, and that adcoms prefer to see a more recent gmat score. Is this actually true? I was planning to write the GMAT in January or February of 2017 but would not be applying for MBA programs ...
lawstudent400
52 weeks 5 days ago
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Get Accepted to Wharton webinarI'm presenting this free webinar twice today. You're invited! http://reports.accepted.com/mba/wharton ...
Linda Abraham
02 weeks 5 days ago
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NYU Stern vs TCNJ undergraduate programHelp...trying to decide where to go. TCNJ is ranked 35th for business by Bloomberg and I can graduate debt free or should I attend Stern and come out with $80,000 of debt. I am really interested in Finance and just do not know what to do. I want to maximize my career options ...
Casazam
52 weeks 6 days ago
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Law Student at Harvard / Stanford Applying to MBA Program?I have kind of a weird situation that I'd love some opinions on I just finished my first year at Havard / Stanford law school and intend to apply to the business school during my second year and work toward a four year JD/MBA. Prior to law school I spent two years at MBB, have a 740 GMAT and 3.85 GP...
ScarboTweed
73 weeks 9 hours ago
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What is acceptance rate of NYU Graduate certificate in Core Business Competencies?I cannot find it on their website. What is acceptance rate of NYU Graduate certificate in Core Business Competencies? ...
MBAhousing
23 weeks 20 hours ago
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Need advice on what to major in? ( Non- Target School)Hello everyone I am a new member of WSO and was wondering if you guys could help me out. I know that not going to a target school puts me at a huge disadvantage. As a result i am willing to push myself to make connections and take the steps necessary to land a Summer analyst internship as well as g...
Thelostmonkey
123 weeks 1 day ago
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Do IB's and other financial firms pay for an employee's MBA?This is something which I've always been doubtful of. Doing an MBA is essential for many reasons, and everyone in the finance industry will eventually do one. Now when one's established in his/her analyst position at a firm, how do they know when to start applying? Even if that part is clear, how ...
alienronaldo
03 weeks 2 days ago
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If you could've gone to any undergrad college?What course at what college would you have done if it was completely up to you? my top 3: 1) Economics at Harvard 2) Economics at Stanford 3) Business at Wharton ...
AalH
1033 weeks 3 days ago
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Creighton Street CredI saw Creighton's finance program is ranked in the top 15 for undergrad by US and World report (you have to be some sort of member to see outside the top 10 by the way) and it got me thinking, does Creighton have any street cred? The program is up and coming. I read online that they've had some JPM ...
mav123
23 weeks 3 days ago
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PhD in an average school or MBA in a target school? Hello friends, I currently a graduate student in a US top50 school studying financial engineering. I have two years previous work experience and a bachelor degree with average GPA. I am really struggling with my future career options by now, which is whether I should go into the industry for a few y...
wsozh01
123 weeks 3 days ago
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Profile Analysis and Seeking Some Application Strategy AdviceHello Everyone, Curious to see what you guys think of my chances are at an HBS, Stanford or Wharton. GMAT: 740 - 49/41 GPA: 3.95 accounting from a decent state school Age: 26, 27 Jobs: 2 Years I-Banking (brand name but not bulge) - promoted, 3 Years Corp Dev. highly acquisitive company - promoted ...
U Accrete Me
23 weeks 4 days ago
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When is a NOT Top 20 MBA worth it?I know there is no question about the worth of a top 10/15 or even a top 20 MBA program. They're amazing in providing excellent career switching and networking opportunities, but at what point is an MBA outside of top 20, but within top 50 are worth pursuing? Are MBAs outside of top 50 are even wort...
Sordar
383 weeks 4 days 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
103 weeks 4 days 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
793 weeks 4 days ago
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Worldwide MBA Programs divided into tiersHey guys, I have been doing research on MBA programs but I've never come across a global tiered system for MBAs based on prestige/placement/quality, etc. By a tiered system I mean that you group the schools into tiers, and if you get into a school in a higher tier you would almost automatically choo...
lawstudent400
93 weeks 4 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
163 weeks 5 days ago
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aliasgoldman
503 weeks 6 days ago
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JHU MS Applied Economics or Harvard ALM Finance?I want to boost my quant background, for HBS application iin 2 years. 2 years (currently) work experience in bulge bracket firm in Wealth Management. Considering either JHU Masters in Applied Economics or the Masters in Finance from Harvard's School of Extension. Undergrad gpa is not the best, and ...
comments431-.
23 weeks 6 days ago
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UT MSF vs UT MPA?I'm thinking about applying to one of them later this year. I'm an international applicant and my goal is IB and I know that it's going to be hard to get there... So my plan is to start out at big 4 tas or consulting and transition to IB from there. My question is which program should I apply to? I ...
Noelle90
23 weeks 6 days ago
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Top Tier MSF Chances?I just had a few questions about MSF admissions and my chances. Background: 2nd Tier State School - Accounting - 2.8 GPA I have a relatively strong story for optional essays explaining this; I realize it's still a big red flag, though. GMAT - 760 49Q/43V Work Experience - 1 year as a credit analyst ...
kizzled
74 weeks 1 hour ago
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Top 20 European Business school or study in ShanghaiHi everybody, I am an European which got accepted at two different business schools for a Master in Finance. The first one is Kozminski University (Poland) and the second is the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) (China). It is also worth saying that i got a full scholarship for th...
Nikita1993
34 weeks 6 hours ago
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Kozminski University Warsaw (Top business School: triple crown accreditation (AACSB, AMBA und EQUIS)I looked for a master's program abroad that taught a practical approach, and after some time, I came across Kozminski University in Warsaw. I chose to study here due to the prestigious ranking of its Finance program - it received a high rating in the Financial Times, and - more importantly - it's on...
Paulo1909
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Georgetown McDonough vs. NYU Stern (PT Programs)Hi everyone, I have been working for a F100 since 2011. I started as a management analyst and recently got promoted to a senior consultant role within strategy department. At 2014, I applied for top MBA programs and got in top 7 schools. During my decision process, I learnt that my wife was pregnan...
psyduck_consultant
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JD/MBA AdmissionsHello Everyone, I am currently a sophomore at University at Buffalo majoring in Economics and English and want to pursue a career in financial/corporate law. I was wondering if anyone could give me some insight as to the admissions process for JD/MBA programs. What I am wondering specifically is if ...
JCI30
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Master in Trading - UGenevaHey guys, Is anyone familiar with this program at the university of geneva? http://www.tradingmaster.ch/modules/trading.html It sounds pretty cool, and seems to place into physical trading shops in geneva. I don't know anything about the university of geneva, though, and haven't seen the program men...
luke77
64 weeks 1 day 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
104 weeks 1 day ago
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Wharton ED vs Stanford EAHello fellow monkeys, I am a high school senior trying to decide whether to apply to Wharton ED or Stanford SCEA. Currently I have started two companies in high school and am looking to get FDA approval for a medical device that I have created (might take a while). I have one issued and two pending ...
thelegendarysausage
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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
144 weeks 1 day ago
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LBObuyout
71 month 16 hours ago
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MSc in Energy Finance and Markets @ Edinburgh University My close buddy got in and need some advice from me. What you folks think ... 30K tution.http://www.business-school.ed.ac.uk/msc/energy-fin... Programme structure MSc in Energy Finance and Markets runs for one academic year, starting in mid-September. The programme applies principles of financial an...
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