Ok here's the deal. I'm in a dire situation and in some serious need of actionable advice. I'm a graduate from a top public (one of the schools above) with a subpar GPA. What are my options going forward to break into IBD? I know I've already graduated with a terrible GPA and am seeking constructive feedback for options to break in. I know it will be an arduous journey to get there, but am committed to break in eventually with time. What are my alternatives at this point??

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Have you done any internships? How does your resume look in terms of extracurriculars and etc?


Kill the GMAT and get into a top MSF program.


1 top internship + decent network would solve your problem.

In reply to Battleship

I've already graduated- top internship isn't possible

In reply to tie2

I've already graduated- top internship isn't possible

network your ass off

Of course, I would just buy in scales.

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In reply to tie2

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