- Work Experience Advice- IT auditing good enough for b-school?
Hello all! Longtime lurker, first time poster here. So I currently work in Big 4 Advisory as an IT auditor. I am not a fan of the work and I really want out. My true aspirations are to go to b-school and get into consulting. That said, have a few questions ...
Forum topic - lanadelcray - Aug 18 2014 - 11:57am
- The Perfect Story
I wanted to ask a general question around having a story and picking a "desirable" short-term goal. I know there's a lot of competition from certain industries in the eyes of the adcom, and schools tend to have a preference for students ...
Forum topic - OKsure - Jul 31 2014 - 1:34pm - 5 comments
- Famous Business School Alumni
Does going to the right business school make all the difference. These corporate giants all came from the ivy league schools of America. http://www.firmex.com/blog/famous-business-school-alumni/ ...
Forum topic - Maria-Kay - Aug 1 2014 - 2:38pm - 3 comments
- What I learned in b-school: is it worth $250k?
Mod Note (Andy)- Throwback Thursday- this originally went up July 2012 A while back I mentioned that during the two years of my MBA program at a top-5 school, I'd put a star next to every note I took that I thought was worth carrying forward into my ...
Blog entry - bankerella - Jun 19 2014 - 8:00am - 80 comments
- Campus brand ambassador
Hi Guys, I have been selected for an interview for a campus brand ambassador role in my university. Has anyone else gone through this process and has he got any advices for me? Please share your experience and suggestions. Thanks:) ...
Forum topic - Claudio - Jun 25 2014 - 10:00am - 15 comments
- What happens after the golden ticket? BB IB-> MM/MF PE-> HBS-> PE/HF: then what?
Hey guys, longtime lurker here, reading a lot about the short term of working in IB and going into PE/ HF, and maybe later B-school. But what happens after that? I hear a lot about hedge fund analysts looking to be PM's and starting their own funds, ...
Forum topic - orange270 - Jun 7 2014 - 8:00pm - 89 comments
- Summer After Senior Year of College?
Hello. Although I am only a rising sophomore, I have already begun to think of the future. My questions are: 1. What do people typically do the summer after their senior year of college? I am aware that most people graduate with a job offer and I imagine ...
Forum topic - Henry Kissinger - Jun 19 2014 - 4:59am - 7 comments
- The difference between the M7 and Tuck/Haas
I've actually enjoyed the Booth/Kellogg/Sloan/CBS thread, so I wanted to pose a question of my own in this regard. Is there really much of a difference between the non-HSW M7 and Tuck/Haas? Is it really more of a Top 9 as I've seen mentioned in ...
Forum topic - GlobeTF - Jun 3 2014 - 10:24am - 10 comments
- The Real Reason New MBAs Want to Work for Goldman Sachs
Harvard Business Review recently published an article titled The Real Reason New MBAs Want to Work for Goldman Sachs. This article walks through the "prestige" factor that name brand firms have and why so many recent grads strive to end up on ...
Blog entry - College Monkey - Jun 5 2014 - 12:46pm - 27 comments
- Does Summa Matter for B School or PE Recruiting?
Up until this semester, I had a GPA that would qualify me for summa cum laude honors (3.95). However, after this semester, my GPA dropped to a 3.92, which does not qualify me for a summa cum laude honors. I'm a bit worried-does it matter much? I could ...
Forum topic - semitar93 - May 21 2014 - 4:11pm - 4 comments