- 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 ...
Forum topic - dabears92 - Jan 4 2015 - 11:00am - 97 comments
- 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 in ER at a local bank ...
Forum topic - jlgdr1987 - Nov 30 2014 - 6:00am - 252 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - davidbob123 - Jan 16 2015 - 5:47pm - 5 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - twtgtws - Dec 29 2014 - 12:30am - 8 comments
- 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 apply to Columbia but ...
Forum topic - Khayembii - Dec 11 2014 - 1:29pm - 64 comments
- 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? ...
Forum topic - ClearPath - Jan 24 2015 - 1:43am - 2 comments
- 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, expand ...
Forum topic - mbavsmfin - Feb 2 2014 - 5:00am - 53 comments
- 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. Does anyone have any ...
Forum topic - newguy789 - Jun 11 2014 - 11:35am - 27 comments
- 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) ...
Forum topic - dondestanlaschicas - Jul 8 2014 - 7:22am - 5 comments
- 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 recommend! University of ...
Forum topic - rouletted - Apr 22 2014 - 11:53pm - 13 comments