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  1. Columbia or Wharton for Undergraduate?

          I was accepted to both Columbia University and UPenn Wharton for undergrad. But I don't know which to pick. Any insights would be great, and please specify whether you have affiliations to either school/acknowledge your biases. K ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2016 - 8:39pm -

  2. Columbia vs. Penn CAS vs. Northwestern

          Got accepted to transfer to Columbia, Penn CAS and Northwestern after my sophomore year. I'm currently a math and finance major at a non-target business school. I would be a math major at Penn or Columbia. At Northwestern I would ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2016 - 11:15am -

  3. wharton, duke, columbia,stanford Ugrad worth 250k?

          I'm thinking about applying to wharton, stanford, columbia, duke but I'm wondering if it's worth the almost 250k debt hence getting in with financial aid is almost impossible for me (international). Especially compared ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2015 - 8:55pm -

  4. AMA: Reflections on 1st Semester at Columbia Business School

    I 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 exp ...

    111 comments - 36 silver bananas - Jun 30 2015 - 12:14pm -

  5. Wharton vs. Columbia vs. Booth

          Hi, I wanted to hear some opinions on these three schools for banking recruitment. I'm probably looking to do 2 years in Investment Banking in NY in a BB and then come back to Brazil to work in PE Megafund. Current BG is 2 years ...

    252 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 30 2014 - 6:00am -

  6. Is anyone familiar with Columbia's Operations Research & Financial Engineering program?

          Hi, I am a current college student interested in Columbia's Combined Plan program to get a B.S. in Operations Research. I also know that the major has a concentration in Financial Engineering. Is it very difficult to get into the ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2015 - 9:33pm -

  7. NYU Masters Real Estate vs. Non-Ivy MBA

    I'm currently considering attending NYU's MS in Real Estate program part-time but have noticed certain job descriptions for positions within certain CRE investmente firms prefer or sometimes require either an MBA or CFA (outside of some REPE, i ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2015 - 5:53pm -

  8. Should I apply to Columbia or not?

          Currently working in lower-MM PE. Looking to move up market in the future, possibly mega fund but who knows. I know how unlikely that is. Applied to and interviewed at Booth, Tuck and Stern, dinged at HBS and Wharton. I was going to a ...

    68 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2014 - 1:29pm -

  9. Wharton vs Columbia MBA for internationals

          I have recently been accepted to those schools and I would like to get your feedback on international recognition/prestige for these specific two MBAs. Although Wharton is considered top 3, I have the impression that an MBA from Colum ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2015 - 12:13pm -

  10. Has Booth clearly surpassed Columbia/Kellogg/Sloan?

    Chicago Booth has always been a great b-school, but its rise in the last 5 years has been simply astounding. David Booth's $300 million donation in 2008 was a true game changer, for it allowed Booth to do several things: revamp career services, expan ...

    53 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 2 2014 - 5:00am -

  11. 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 wi ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2014 - 12:30am -

  12. MS Real estate vs MBA with a focus on real estate

          Hi all, I'm considering pursuing a graduate degree to break into real estate, I have a 3.6 gpa from a top 50 business undergrad and a 730 GMAT. Im looking at the MSRE from NYU as well as the MSRED and MBA programs at Columbia. Do ...

    28 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 12:35pm -

  13. Studying Financial Engineering but Don't Want to be a Trader

          Hi, I am honestly fascinated by the core disciplines of FE, in which mathematical models are used to understand finance. However, I know that many FE graduates move on to be more of a supporting role/coding in sales and trading or eve ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2015 - 1:01pm -

  14. Ivy League Engineering vs. Non-Ivy Econ/Business

          This is copied & pasted from college confidential. I realized I might receive some more credible opinions here. (Although that forum is great!) I'm wondering how an engineering degree from Columbia would fare against a busine ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2015 - 10:00pm -

  15. 3 DAYS LEFT! Need urgent help! Columbia MIA vs. LBS MiM

    Hello friends, I am an undergraduate in management from Germany and currently facing a tough decision between the Master in International Affairs at Columbia University and the Masters in Management at London Business School. As I just finished my undergr ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2014 - 11:23am -

  16. UChicago vs. Columbia vs. Princeton vs. Yale

          Hi everyone! I'm interested in having a career in finance/i-banking or something along those lines, and am potentially considering the following schools for undergraduate. I would like some input as far as what you would recommen ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2014 - 12:53am -

  17. Homelessness Is Now a Crime in Columbia, SC

    I'm all in favor of laws against littering and urinating in public. Without them the whole country would look like GA. However, laws against loitering in a PUBLIC places are absurd. The people of SC would be much better off trying to fix their ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2013 - 3:57pm -

  18. What do I do?- Senior and in the middle of the college process

    Hey guys, ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:46pm -

  19. Another B-School app evaluation..

    quick recap: Work at a fortune 5 oil company. Got hired into an FLDP type program....worked in 3 different jobs in less than 3 years. Planning to have 3.5 yrs at matriculation. Current job is FP&A for an oil trading group. I also do ad hoc fundamental ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2013 - 6:25pm -

  20. Is Columbia MSFE Program worth 100k in this economy?

          Hi, I became interested in finance not too long ago and applied for different financial engineering programs at top schools. Fortunately, I got into one of the most prestigious one, Columbia. I am very thankful about the result, but n ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2014 - 5:01pm -

  21. Energy backgrounds going for MBA.

    I've been researching MBA programs on the East Coast and have noticed that professionals from Energy are barely represented at schools like Columbia and Stern. Columbia's class profile shows only 2% from energy background and 3% for Stern. I kno ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2012 - 12:44am -

  22. Haas is in M7, CBS is out!

          http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/... Why is CBS ranked below Haas? Columbia m7 cbs Haas ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2013 - 5:12pm -

  23. Creating my school list for MBA

    Post-MBA goals are to work in Energy IB: Stretch Schools- Columbia, Booth, Stern (possibly) Fair chance Schools- McCombs, Duke (possibly), UCLA, Cornell, Ross, Darden Now I think I'm going to apply for 4-5 schools for Fall2014 but I just need to deci ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2013 - 12:01pm -

  24. MBA: Where should I be applying?

    Here are some of my stats: 3.5 undergrad GPA from large SUNY school, financial analyst major concentration 2+ years as a financial advisor at a large global insurance company 2+ years as a telecom consultant for small-medium sized companies (think b2b sal ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2015 - 5:47pm -

  25. Columbia EMBA

    Hey folks. One of my old friends from quant analytics at the bank I used to work for is interested in getting an MBA and eventually heading over to a consulting firm. He is having some trouble getting into FT MBA programs due to a really weak undergrad, b ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 30 2013 - 2:07pm -

  26. MBA Admissions- Researching business schools to apply for

    I am researching business schools to apply for next year, however I am a little concerned regarding my UG grades. Here are the schools I am considering and my scores / grades: I earned a 3.0 GPA at a top 50 US private school, though my major school (Inter ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 7:43pm -

  27. Grad eSchool

          deleted Columbia emerging markets Masters in Finance ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2014 - 9:39pm -

  28. Columbia Value Investing Program Placement

          I know this has been covered previously, just thought I would bring it back up since I'm considering this program. How is this program viewed from perspective employers? Without prior buy-side or equity research experience would ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 23 2011 - 10:54pm -

  29. Carnegie Mellon vs Columbia

          I've been admitted to Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science, Columbia Engineering and Cornell Engineering as an undergraduate. I will be a Computer Science major. I realize that software developers max out their salary very ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2012 - 10:14pm -

  30. Booth versus Columbia

          I have been incredibly fortunate to have gotten into both schools round 1, and I'm having difficulty choosing between the two. I'm planning to go into finance post bschool (currently in a BB), and both schools are highly reg ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2011 - 10:19pm -

  31. NYU Stern (full ride) vs Columbia (partial)

          I'm incredibly torn between which full time MBA program to attend. My goal is IBD post-grad and ultimately PE. I received a full scholarship to Stern, and it's sponsored by a nobel laureate faculty member they expect you to ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2014 - 4:56pm -

  32. Columbia University vs. UChicago

          Hi, I'm a senior in high school and recently got my college decisions. I got into the College at Columbia University and the University of Chicago and I need help deciding between the two! I'm interested in getting an IBD jo ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2011 - 12:39pm -

  33. Chances at M7- Appreciate some advice

    Posting for a friend here: Background- Female- Raised US- Born Korea- Korean citizen Work (thus far)- 1.5 years @ EY's Commercial Advisory team focuses on MM PE DDs (US)- Interned at Accenture (US)- Interned at large foundation with $2B AUM (US) Volu ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2014 - 8:22am -

  34. EMBA-- Columbia vs Wharton

    I'm in NYC and am thinking about doing an EMBA. Please take the following as givens: 1. Accepted into Columbia and Wharton EMBA programs 2. Almost 30 years old, somewhat senior FO role at hedge fund 3. Solid pedigree (top-tier undergrad/excellent gra ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2011 - 12:47pm -

  35. Columbia University- Should it really count as a top tier university?

    Columbia University has added a new class to its curriculum... Any of you Monkeys planning on taking this class next semester? Does getting pepper-sprayed count as extra credit? Columbia University is offering a new course on Occupy Wall Street next semes ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2012 - 3:24pm -

  36. Ivey Value Investing Program- A Substitute for Columbia?

          Sorry for the length.... I am wondering if anyone out there can shed some light on this/ open a conversation on the topic. For those who are interested in a value investing career, there seem to be two good options. First and most fam ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2016 - 2:32pm -

  37. Chances of getting into Columbia MBA program

    Hello just wanted the forum's opinion one what my chances are to get into Columbia MBA program: Details: School- University of Delaware- Finance Major- MIS minor GPA- 3.57 Major GPA- 3.75 Dean's list all semester except 1 Granted academic awards ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2011 - 5:24pm -

  38. Columbia vs Dartmouth vs Cornell for I-Banking/S&T/Wall Street

          Hi, I am a senior in high school and have recently been accepted to Columbia, Cornell, and Dartmouth. I am interested in investment banking/ trading /other wall street careers (early, I know) and was wondering which of the 3 schools w ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2011 - 7:17pm -

  39. The REAL REASON why Columbia has less recruits than Harvard. GOOD STUFF HERE.

    Alright everyone.... reading these comments on this major Columbia blog surprised me. This is why CU doesn't have good rep on Wall St. as compared to HYP, Wharton, and sometimes even Cornell. If you have 10-20 minutes to spare (it'll take you th ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2010 - 4:31am -

  40. Columbia Value Investing

          Sup fellas, I will be applying to Business School this year and I wanted to get an idea of how the Columbia Value Investing MBA translates into the HF world in NYC. If I pursued my degree there, will I have a high likely-hood of landi ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2011 - 11:38am -

  41. Which MBA school is suitable for my background and future plans?

    Good day, fellows, I'm curious about getting an MBA degree in the U.S. (preferably in New York city). Here is my concise background:- Citizen of the Kyrgyz Republic (I bet you never heard)- developing, third world country, one of the former USSR repu ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2011 - 8:58am -

  42. How good is Columbia?

    I am new to this forum, but I wanted to ask what people think about Columbia's relative strength to the schools ranked ahead of it. Would it make that much of a difference in a person's career if they chose Columbia over Chicago? I visited both ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2010 - 12:56am -

  43. Columbia Transfer not Worth the 65k student debt...F'ing Thing Sucks

    I am a rising junior at a ~60th ranked non-target university studying Industrial Engineering. I applied for transfer to two schools for next year. I was accepted at both Columbia and Cornell for Operations Research. I was originally pretty excited at bein ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2011 - 1:35pm -

  44. Class Visits @ Columbia

          Columbia has an open class visit policy-- meaning you just have to check into the admissions office before you go to the class and blend in with the current students and arent met by anyone that is a student and the like. I'm gon ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 11 2011 - 8:36pm -

  45. Columbia vs Duke

          monkeys.... duke emba vs columbia emba considering the cost of duke is 10K and columbia is 50K after gi bill(thanks gwb)...is the extra 40k worth the cbs name over duke? 6 years military, 1 year as management consultant(tier 2)....don ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 7:36pm -

  46. Resume (MIT/Columbia non-target grad)

    http://www.razume.com/documents/18433 I come from an entrepreneurial and academic background, but I've recently become interested in finance thanks to some friends who introduced me to the topic over winter break. Unfortunately, after looking at entr ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2011 - 12:29pm -

  47. M.S. programs

          I recently stumbled upon the M.S. in Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University, as well as a similar M.S. at Columbia. I was wondering what everyone thinks about these programs in terms of placement within IBD /PE/ H ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2012 - 2:52pm -

  48. Columbia, Harvard, Wharton for fiance in NYC

          I want to work in NYC after my mba. What are the strengths/weaknesses of each school? Which one should you choose? Harvard Columbia ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 14 2010 - 9:22pm -

  49. Is Columbia MBA worth it for me?

    Hey guys, I'm an expatriate living in the US who is planning to apply for Columbia MBA for the January term. I work in Finance currently but I want to get out into Corp Strat at a large firm after B-School. As I've been preparing for the GMAT, I ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 2 2011 - 4:05pm -

  50. What's going on at Columbia?

          This is too funny and pretty damn sad. Apparently first year wannabe bankers at Columbia need to be told about personal hygiene and how to dress. http://dealbreaker.com/2010/10/columbia-reminds-b-... Columbia clothes ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2010 - 3:54pm -

  51. Second Bachelors?

    Hey guys, just looking for some advice! I will be graduating this year from a top architecture school program in New York City... (The Cooper Union), it has a great reputation but is not known as much outside of the field because it is so small and specia ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 6 2012 - 12:09pm -

  52. Going to another schools career fair this friday...will I have problems getting in?

    Hey all, I am going to try to attend Columbia's career fair this coming Friday, as there is one BB, and a few boutiques recruiting there (for IB analyst positions). Just some background info: I went to a non-target, graduated with a non-finance relat ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2010 - 11:25am -

  53. B School applications

    Looking for some advice on bschool applications. My stats: 3.75 GPA from top 30 730 Gmat (80%Q, 95%V) 1.5 years S&T in small-midsize Canadian bank Current- 2.5 years (at time of matriculation) at large well known AM firm in portfolio management Good E ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2012 - 1:20pm -

  54. Columbia University?

    What's going on everyone? So I have a 2.9 GPA and major in History. I'm also studying my ass off for the CFA (Level 1) in June. I'm currently looking for internships as well. But my question is, do you think with all this going is it worth ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2012 - 2:31pm -

  55. Columbia M.S. Financial Engineering to break into IB?

          Hey all, I searched for more information on this but I can't seem to find a "definitive" answer. What are people's thoughts and sentiments regarding Columbia's MSFE in order to break into Investment Banking wi ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2010 - 8:10pm -

  56. MSRE/D vs MBA for real estate acquisitions career

          Hi all, I'm considering pursuing a graduate degree to break into real estate, particularly in acquisitions/ Asset Management role. I have a 3.6 gpa from a top 50 business undergrad and a 730 GMAT. Im looking at the MSRE from NYU ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2014 - 12:41pm -

  57. Decisions to go to Columbia, target school

          Delete decision target Columbia ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2015 - 5:16pm -

  58. Columbia Master of Financial Economics Interview

          Have one coming up in the next week. It might be unlikely that anyone's had an interview yet, but if anyone has or just has any ideas of what to expect through other Columbia program interviews I'm all ears. This'll be ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2011 - 5:49pm -

  59. Columbia, Brown, and Haas

    I am a non-traditional transfer student and I recently got accepted to Columbia GS (Financial Economics), Brown(BEO), and UC Berkeley Haas School of Business (Undergraduate, not MBA) I am quite different than the most who goes to these school, so here is ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 22 2014 - 1:52am -

  60. Columbia Early Decision

          Okay, I am just curious, what are the repercussions for not accepting an offer of admission at Columbia GSB during Early Decision round? I am aware you are losing out on a $6,000 deposit, but what else can they do to you if you simply ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2009 - 2:59am -

  61. Not being an SA at a bank?

          deleted sa finance bank Columbia ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2011 - 10:21pm -

  62. Choosing the right Career path

    Hi everyone, I'd like to ask anyone who's reading this to try and help me- either with advice, or with clear examples. Thank you in advance. I am a member of Grinnell Class of 2015, and I plan on majoring in economics and doing the 3-2 program w ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2011 - 10:28pm -

  63. Do I have a chance at Columbia

    Can anyone please let me know if they think it will be necessary for me to retake the GMAT in order to get into a top business school (Columbia/Michigan/Chicago caliber?) Below are my stats. Thank you very much!! GMAT- 690 Undergrad- Top 5 undergrad busin ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2009 - 4:58pm -

  64. Transferred to a Target, but Graduating Off-Cycle. Advice?

          So I'm transferring to Columbia as (almost) a junior. The way my credits work out, if I don't take summer classes I will be stuck graduating in Fall '18 instead of Spring. Should I bother taking summer classes next year ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2016 - 11:34am -

  65. B-School Applications: Stanford GSB and Columbia

    With the release of essays by Columbia and Stanford, we are officially in the midst of b-school application season 2012. If you somehow missed the major essay releases, here they are for your viewing pleasure: Columbia: What is your immediate post-MBA pro ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2012 - 4:45pm -

  66. New MFE program at Columbia

          Hi all, I just heard that Columbia will start a new Master of Financial Economics this fall. Here is the link; http://www4.gsb.columbia.edu/ms/financialeconomics The first round has passed and the second will end in April. Has any of ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2011 - 1:26pm -

  67. Columbia School of General Studies- perception vs. reality?

    Interested in any feedback from Columbia undergrads and alums- calling all CC/SEAS/ GS /Barnard/JTS- about the perception vs. the reality of the Columbia School of General Studies- good, bad, inconsequential... Somewhat interested in feedback from people ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2011 - 2:14am -

  68. Columbia University MA in Statistics?

          Hello, What's their rep in the finance field? Anyone here graduate from the program? What's their post-graduation job placement like? statistics Columbia higher education statistical analysis ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2015 - 1:43am -

  69. Another Chances: Stern or Columbia

    BA Economics from Top 10 School (Top 5 to a few people) GPA: 3.38 2 years public finance consulting firm (financial/ management consulting to local/regional/state govs) I know this is hardly enough info- but it does give you the broad strokes. Assume ever ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2012 - 8:21am -

  70. Any Columbia Alums Willing to Share Advice/Insight?

          Hi! Just reaching out to see if there are any Columbia alums who are willing to offer investment banking-specific advice to a rising Junior in CC. Thank you! Best, Ivy_Student Columbia Alumi Investment Banking IB Undergrad Internships ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2016 - 9:12pm -

  71. HELP MBA!!!! Deferrals- HBS/Wharton/Stanford/Columbia/NYU/Kellogg/Chicago

          Question to all MBA'ers or recent MBA'ers.... Which of the following schools allow deferring your admissions and for how long (6 months- 1 year or both)? HBS Wharton Stanford Columbia NYU Kellogg Chicago Michigan I really ne ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2011 - 7:46pm -

  72. Columbia Masters in Math/Finance

          What do you guys think of this program? http://www.math.columbia.edu/department/mafn/page1... I noticed (I could be mistaken) it's not on Anthony's site. It seems like a good program, says they placed into BB 's, DE Sha ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2010 - 11:44am -

  73. Executive educations programs

          Hi fellers, Does anyone of you know if executive educations programs which approx take 4-6 days require a gmat? Since those are not real mba programs but more like short educations in leadership. For example http://www8.gsb.columbia.e ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2014 - 6:46pm -

  74. Columbia MSc Financial Economics Decisions

          I hadnt heard back from admissions as of yet and was wondering whether anyone who had applied had heard back, whether accepted or declined? Thanks! Columbia mfin ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2011 - 10:22am -

  75. MSRE/MSRED 2016 Applicants

          Are there any 2016 MSRE or MSRED applicants out there who've heard back regarding admission decisions? georgetown johns hopkins Columbia American Harvard USC Cornell NYU Texas A&M ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2015 - 3:24pm -

  76. Private Equity Program at Columbia Business School

          Hi guys, What are your thoughts on Columbia's private equity program? Does it significantly expand opportunities, is it more worthwhile than say Harvard or Stanford for PE? Thanks, appreciate your input This is the program I am t ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2013 - 12:06am -

  77. Columbia Rolling Admissions

          The merit fellowship deadline for CBS was January 9th. I know they get a ton of applications in before that deadline. Since they do rolling admissions, is there any point applying this late? Anyone have an idea of how full their class ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2013 - 8:58am -

  78. NYU Part-Time vs. Columbia Executive MBA

          If you had to keep your day job in Manhattan while pursuing an MBA, which one of these programs is better if your goal is to end up working at a hedge fund or bank in the NY area? MBA Columbia NYU part-time Executive ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2009 - 1:59am -

  79. Columbia CVN

          Anyone have experience with the Columbia CVN that can speak to the programs there? www.cvn.columbia.edu Columbia ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 17 2015 - 3:52pm -

  80. MBA Profile Eval: Caribbean Private Equity

    I am looking for help evaluating my candidacy to a top 5 B school, I really just need a sanity check to see if I'm in the ball park or if I should not be wasting my time. First of all thanks to all for taking the time! I'm planning on applying t ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2012 - 2:22pm -

  81. Best MBA for careers in Restructuring?

          If I want to pursue the best MBA for a career in Restructuring, what schools should I target? Any suggestions outside of the top 5 schools, but in the top 20-25? Thanks. MBA restructuring Columbia turnaround NYU ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 4 2012 - 2:28pm -

  82. Do certificate programs give you access to any OCR/networking?

          Does getting a certificate in say Banking or Finance from a university like NYU (SCPS) or Columbia give you access to any OCR? Or for that matter, aside from personal learning does it provide any networking opportunities at all? It wo ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 1 2011 - 3:36pm -

  83. Columbia Master of Financial Economics

          Hey guys! I noticed this new program and I was wondering if anyone had any insight into it. I spoke to the admissions people but they were quite vague about the program. Maybe I didnt ask the right questions but if anyone knows anythi ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2011 - 8:32pm -

  84. Outside of Work Activities for Top MBA Program

    I'm currently an associate in a middle market, commercial lending group of a super-regional bank. As I plan the next few years of my life, I'm wondering what type of things I should be doing outside of work in order to help my candidacy at a top ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2011 - 10:25pm -

  85. CBS Waitlist

          Surprisingly, I haven't seen a previous post to get this info- does anyone have a rough probability of getting accepted after being waitlisted? I'm sure if varies by school but I am looking for just a rough probability. Than ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2010 - 4:51pm -

  86. deleting b-school thread

          deleting as this is was already posted on B-school barrage on 1/29. Sorry! Wharton HBS Columbia Chicago Booth Kellogg NYU STERN ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2015 - 1:10pm -

  87. Oh My God! A Clear Sign of the Apocalypse!

    Oh my god! Is this a clear sign of the apocalypse? As the market downturn continues, Ivy League schools spew away endowment money from all orifices, and graduating seniors are faced with a gloomy job market, short-term career focuses have greatly changed. ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2008 - 4:56pm -

  88. Columbia SEAS vs CMU SCS for undergrad

          As someone who *might* want to become a quant, which undergraduate program would best prepare me for the future? Like in terms of how well each school may prepare me for the graduate curriculum, getting into grad school, etc. I'v ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2014 - 1:17pm -

  89. Whats up WSO!

          Hey everyone.. I've been doing some research on grad school. I went to tier 2 target (Duke, Notre Dame type) school for my undergrad... I am looking to go to grad school Cornell- Fin Eng. Columbia- Op Research Columbia- Financial ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2014 - 11:08pm -

  90. The Pursuit of a Happiness Index

    The Earth Institute at Columbia University has produced their first "World Happiness Report", in an attempt to assign value to what some may argue is impossible. Their goal was simple, to compare various nations happiness with more solid facts a ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2012 - 7:45pm -

  91. EMBA or FT MBA for Hedge funds/Asset Management

    Contemplating between EMBA (Columbia/Wharton) and Full Time MBA (Booth/Columbia/Wharton). I need to move to hedge funds or asset management post MBA. long term goal is to be a Portfolio Manager. I have 5-6 years of experience in Derivatives Pricing/Risk i ...

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  92. Winning against the Odds-Success Story

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