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  1. Is This True: PE/IB Firms Ask Your for Your SAT Scores?

          I've read this I think once or twice on WSO and many other times on random places on the internet. Clarifications from anyone who is actually in PE would be much appreciated. If they do ask, could one just lie, or do they go thro ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2016 - 12:57am -

  2. Harvard Business School HBS

          Dear reader, I am currently a high school senior who will be attending university next year. I will be taking the GMAT soon in preparation for HBS, other than a 4.0, internships, and a 800 GMAT what can I do to prepare for HBS? (Given ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 7 2016 - 2:59am -

  3. Creative Strategies to Break into HBS or Stanford GSB- Please Help

          Hello monkeys, Wanna B MBB 's AMA depressed me (very strong credentials / similar to mine, no interview at even Wharton), and got me thinking- there has to be some clever strategies to earn acceptance to HBS or Stanford. So, I� ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2016 - 12:00pm -

  4. At Least 1 in 4 Harvard Grads Skip Sex In College

    If you've been around WSO long enough to witness all of the "How do I talk to another human being?!?!" threads, perhaps this won't surprise you, but a survey by the Harvard Crimson of graduating seniors showed that 1 in 4 Harvard ...

    74 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 28 2015 - 6:09pm -

  5. Top MBAs completely shifting away from investment banking?

          Well, according to Bloomberg, that's true, though likely not as big a surprise to the forums here. What is a bit surprising to me is seeing the complete shift in banking v. technology that is charted in the article and the subseq ...

    18 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 7 2015 - 3:21pm -

  6. 5 insights from starting a company while at Harvard Business School

          Each year, every first-year student at Harvard Business School spends a semester building a startup in teams of five or six. In total, 180 teams work to gain traction and prove a viable business model in less than six months. I learne ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 11 2015 - 8:00pm -

  7. "Why Stanford Is Beating HBS Among Dual Admits"

          This is consistent with what I've been hearing from inside sources for a number of years. That dual admits long used to split about 50/50 but that recently (for a few years now) it is heavily in Stanford's favor to the tune ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2015 - 10:05pm -

  8. HBS and GSB decisions- R1 Class of 2017

          Anyone with good news today? Harvard Stanford HBS Stanford GSB ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2014 - 1:41am -

  9. Harvard vs. Cambridge

          Hello. At the moment I find myself in a very unique position. I am holding acceptances from both Trinity College at Cambridge University (to study economics) and from Harvard College. I am american, but I want to live and work in the ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 15 2015 - 12:21am -

  10. Harvard undergrad sued for affirmative action

    Harvard, along with UNC Chapel Hill, have been named in a lawsuit filed by a newly formed nonprofit group: Students for Fair Admissions. The lawyers for the plaintiffs were also involved in the Fisher vs. Texas affirmative action case from last year. Basi ...

    81 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2014 - 7:04pm -

  11. Hacking Harvard: How To Bypass Admissions and Get a Harvard Degree for Less Than $40,000

    Mod note: Best of Eddie, this was originally posted on 10/14/2009. You're not about to let that adolescent breaking and entering conviction keep you out of the Ivy League, are you? Would your score on the SAT make it a tough sale to get into communit ...

    43 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 5 2013 - 8:45am -

  12. Harvard Scammed by 23-Year Old

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from May 2010. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. You'd think creativity would count for something. Adam W ...

    73 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2012 - 7:45am -

  13. Ahead of the Curve (2 Years At HBS): A Monkey's Review

    "Absurdly profitable company seeks journalist with ten years' experience and a Harvard MBA for extremely highly paid, low stress job in which he can wear nice suits and loaf around in air-conditioned splendor making the very occasional executive ...

    29 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 9 2013 - 1:45pm -

  14. 2.4 GPA- 760 GMAT- Interesting Stats

          Would appreciate any help in regards to my chances of getting into a top 10 MBA Program: Stats: 2.4 GPA (top 50 Uni- 4 years out of school) 760 GMAT Started own NPO Started own company out of college that grosses 2 m/yr and employs 5 ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 8 2014 - 4:55pm -

  15. Admit One- My HBS Success Story

    Since I found out I'd been admitted to HBS in R1, others have asked me how I did it, how I got in. Usually, I say I hit refresh on my application status every 3 seconds until it changed to "admitted". I hesitate to answer seriously because ...

    25 comments - 5 silver bananas - Apr 2 2013 - 4:59am -

  16. DELETE BECAUSE PEOPLE CAN'T TAKE A JOKE

          DELETE Harvard ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2015 - 4:15pm -

  17. A Letter to the HBS Class of 2015

    Mod Note (Andy): This is a syndication from ryanallis.com The admissions department at Harvard Business School asked me to write a reflection on my first semester for the Class of 2015 pre-matriculation blog. Here’s what I sent in. I hope it gives an insi ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2012 - 3:41pm -

  18. Grad School- How difficult are the courses?

          How difficult is grad school in terms of the rigor of the courses? I know I am asking a difficult question, so let me elaborate. I specifically want to know the difficulty of elite mba programs and MFin programs. (i.e. Harvard mba and ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 1:30pm -

  19. Harvard and the politics of large-scale cheating

    Harvard is known for many things, its rigorous academics, its crisp New England campus, its secret societies, and now, what may be the most extensive cheating scandal in Ivy League history. A total of 279 students are now under investigation for collabora ...

    29 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 5 2012 - 10:25pm -

  20. Chances of getting in to a top 3 MBA Program

          qs2121e12 MBA GMAT Wharton Harvard ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 24 2015 - 11:13am -

  21. Ladies and Gentlemen...

    From the mouth of the most powerful man on the planet... "A woman's got to work about three more months in order to get what a man got, because she's paid less," Mr. Obama said, speaking at a White House event. "That's ...

    25 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 8 2014 - 3:14pm -

  22. Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School

          Current HBS student here. Wrote a post about some of the things I learned from going through Harvard's new FIELD 3 class: http://www.cleverlayover.com/blog/?p=12 Harvard harvard business school ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 26 2015 - 8:54pm -

  23. Surprise Showing by Yale?

    LinkedIn has introduced "University Rankings," which supposedly ranks universities by their placement into various professions (I can't post links but if you search "linkedin university rankings," it comes up). I was a littl ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2014 - 6:09pm -

  24. How hard is it to transfer into Wharton/Harvard from a community college?

          Have a strong desire to do i-banking, but I know this industry puts a lot of attention on the prestige of the employee's school. People on WSO have brilliant ideas and I really want to hear all your opinions. Much thanks! finance ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2014 - 5:38pm -

  25. Harvard University. Online?

    As the internet has been developing over the last few decades, so has the idea of online learning. Now it seems everywhere you look there are advertisements of online programs. In general when you think about online education, programs like University of ...

    21 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 2 2012 - 7:10pm -

  26. Ask Sandy about HBS

    Andy note: Sanford Kreisberg is the founder of hbsguru.com, a business school consultancy specialing in HBS, Stanford, Wharton, and Columbia and Chicago. He has master's from Harvard in English and was the Director of Communication at MIT/Sloan Busin ...

    58 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 9 2012 - 8:40pm -

  27. B-Schools And Why Harvard Is The Cancer of Colleges

    Harvard. The name conjures up notions of Ivy League prestige, elite education, and wealthy students but what's in a name? Apparently a lot, it seems over the generation's colleges and universities have been chasing the pipe dream of competing wi ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 6 2013 - 3:56pm -

  28. Harvard Econ Majors- Tracking success

    Hi, I will be attending Harvard next fall (class of 2015) and am thinking about what concentration I'd like to study. I am thinking about Biomedical Engineering or Econ. For my future plans, I would either like to go to med school or try to break ont ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 6:18am -

  29. If I took Adderall in HS I wouldve gone to an Ivy

          I'm 26 and was recently legitimately diagnosed with ADD and after taking Adderall now for a couple months I am getting projects done 3x more efficiently than before, my concentration bursts are 5x longer (used to get distracted e ...

    54 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 7 2012 - 12:45pm -

  30. Is this the best approach to Harvards MBA essay?

    As you know, Harvard has only one optional essay question at the moment: "You're applying to Harvard Business School. We can see your resume, school transcripts, extra-curricular activities, awards, post-MBA career goals, test scores and what yo ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 22 2014 - 10:11pm -

  31. JFK's 5 Sentence Harvard Admissions Essay

    He was a master of flattery. http://www.businessinsider.com/personal-essay-appl... Harvard jfk ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2013 - 10:27pm -

  32. 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 ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2016 - 10:50pm -

  33. Harvard Endowment Losing Its Luster

    Under Jack Meyer, Harvard's record-setting endowment averaged returns of almost 16% annually. His reign, from 1990 to 2005, included changing the investment landscape of the school's fund, looking more like a hedge fund than a traditional endowm ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2016 - 9:12am -

  34. Do you have any questions for me?- Every time I interview

          I face this question every time I interview. What do you guys ask? Typically, I ask: "What attracted you to this job?" "What are the qualities of a successful candidate?" "Why did my background interest you?&q ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 2:01pm -

  35. Liberal-Arts Failure Is Wall Street’s Gain

    Explanation for why Ivies feed Wall Street- because the smart kids there are too incompetent and lack the skills to do anything else but continue to apply for for jobs that will teach actual skills. What do you think WSO? Fact or fiction? "In effect, ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 16 2012 - 7:04pm -

  36. Health Care Repeal Would Destroy 4,000,000 jobs?

    Never let it be said that Midas is not a fair man. For all the criticism of Keynesians that I am apt to dole out, it's only fair to give the Big Gov Fed Lovers a chance to present their argument... So here it is, read it and weep fiscal conservatives ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2011 - 2:16pm -

  37. McDonald's: Harder Than Harvard

    Good news prospective monkeys! Your prayers have been answered. You do not need to worry about your future. Talks of America's demise have been greatly exaggerated and overblown. Apparently, it is now easier to get into Harvard, than it is to get a j ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 3 2011 - 12:58pm -

  38. Would You Swear an Ethics Oath?

    Have you guys seen this? About a third of graduating Harvard MBA students are swearing a business ethics oath to put their employer's interests and the good of humanity above their own interests. This includes a few headed to Goldman Sachs (good luck ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2010 - 9:01am -

  39. If You Want To Succeed, Don’t Work With Your Friends

    That's what a new study from Harvard suggests, at least. Most of us appreciate working with a good friend we can relate to. If we're going to work long hours for months on end, of course we'll want a coworker with whom we can connect and de ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2012 - 6:45pm -

  40. Harvard (HBS) vs. Stanford (GSB) for a Dual-Admit

          I consider myself very fortunate to be admitted to both HBS and Stanford GSB this week. I spent the first day or two celebrating, and while I'm definitely not complaining in the least it's starting to set in that I am going ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2015 - 2:04pm -

  41. Harvard's politically correct crusade

    In my opinion, the firing of Larry Summers by the politically correct liberals, was a disgraceful moment for the world's greatest university. President Drew Faust seems to be bent on fully implementing her politically correct agenda. She recently hir ...

    135 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2010 - 7:58pm -

  42. Cashing In Your Diploma

    Everyone's heard one version or another of a statistic that contrasts the earning potential of college grads with that of non-college-educated common folk over the course of a working lifetime, and that difference is typically quoted as being somewhe ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 30 2010 - 7:03pm -

  43. Do you use your MBA every day?

    A canadian investment banker talked about MBAs here. Most of the interview is a bunch of obvious truths about "Ivy league MBA being better than the rest" etc. One of the statement got my attention though: I have used what I learned in my MBA eve ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2012 - 5:45am -

  44. Pants are the new shirts?

          Has your MD approached you about this yet? Goldman credit Morgan Stanley Sachs Harvard Yale equity fund princeton private default swaps college hedge ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2014 - 4:26pm -

  45. 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 Undergrad Harvard Stanford Wharton ...

    103 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2012 - 2:33pm -

  46. Harvard Econ Majors- Attending Harvard next fall

    Hi, I will be attending Harvard next fall (class of 2015) and am thinking about what concentration I'd like to study. I am thinking about Biomedical Engineering or Econ. For my future plans, I would either like to go to med school or try to break ont ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 6:18am -

  47. I hope Brady Sees this...

    http://imgur.com/oEXYFZw Harvard HBS Brady ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2013 - 9:41pm -

  48. Bady4MVP- I have evidence Harvard is training grounds for Wall Street and Gov't

    http://news.yahoo.com/harvard-dozens-students-may-... CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)-- Harvard University is investigating whether dozens of undergraduate students cheated on a take-home exam last spring. School officials said they discovered students may have sha ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2012 - 12:52pm -

  49. Guys, The Woman had to have Read this website.

          Also, Wall Street doesn't recruit the best of the brightest, they recruit the most privileged....go! Harvard WSO princeton boot camp ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 8 2012 - 7:39am -

  50. Brutal recruiting reality for Harvard's class of 2009

          Wow. I knew that the class of 2009 faced a tough job market but didn't know it was this bad, even for harvard undergrads. The percentage of graduating seniors who entered finance or consulting was 47% in 2007; just two years late ...

    65 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 24 2010 - 10:35pm -

  51. Harvard, Ayn Rand, and the NCAA Basketball Tournament

    Happy Sunday monkeys, I came across a couple of interesting articles over at Bloomberg, written by Jonathan Mahler, one of their sports columnists, that touch on some peculiar happenings during the recent NCAA tournament: Florida Gulf Coast University ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2013 - 8:50pm -

  52. "Tiger Mom" Daughter Gets Harvard, Yale

    I guess all the Western moms out there who thought Tiger Mom was too strict can go suck it. Amy Chua's daughter is now choosing between Harvard and Yale: http://www.businessinsider.com/tiger-mom-wins-daug... Eddie Braverman's blog Harvard Yale T ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2011 - 1:13pm -

  53. Is this Brady4MVP?

    I was surfing the grad forums just to check out a few things and came across this post. Seems like he's switched his hard on from HBS to HKS. http://forum.thegradcafe.com/topic/36253-are-my-sc... Harvard douche Brady ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2012 - 10:08pm -

  54. Why is McKinsey's Sophomore Diversity Leaders Internship only open to students at Harvard, Yale, Penn and Duke?

          http://www.mckinsey.com/Careers/Apply/University_r... This restriction seems kind of random. Does anyone know if they are strict about it or have plans to apply anyway if not from one of the aforementioned schools? Also, does McK offe ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2011 - 11:01pm -

  55. Harvard JD---> BB Associate

    Hi, I will be attending Harvard Law School in the fall. I am thrilled about going to HLS and I am fascinated by the law but, like many of my brethren, I really want to be a banker. I would take the traditional route (analyst->MBA->associate) but my ...

    56 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2011 - 6:00pm -

  56. Non Ivy League degree- am I doomed

          Realistically, how much disappointment can I expect to face upon graduation (in terms of landing a nice job with a reputable firm) considering that I don't go to an Ivy League institution? Does the fact that I go to a reputable p ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2012 - 8:48pm -

  57. HBS in 3 years: Google or PE?

          Hi guys, I am having two offers: 1 is for a Google sale support function in Asia, and 1 is for junior analyst gig at a PE fund in London (~200M). My goal is to get into HBS in 3-4 years, and I have already got pretty good leadership e ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2013 - 3:12pm -

  58. HYP or other Ivy League grads working low-level service jobs?

          Everyone here can relate to the "I heard the brother of my friend's wife's cousin's sister who graduated from Harvard couldn't find a real job and is now working at Starbucks." Does anyone actually know s ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2011 - 12:19am -

  59. Canada vs USA Undergrad?

    Hello! I am currently enrolled in a private school in ontario. I am in grade 12, and have a very good chance of being accepted into Harvard or Wharton, because of my connections (through private school), 4.00 GPA, IB (International Baccalaureate), and 230 ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2012 - 8:30pm -

  60. Requesting week off for PWM Internship

    WSO, I am wrapping up my freshman year and am interning in NYC at a PWM BB. I know I will be shit on for this, but I have had a summer family vacation planned and would hate to miss it. I know it is unprofessional to ask for a week off, but a) This is onl ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2012 - 5:23pm -

  61. What do you eat for breakfast?

          I eat success....with skim milk...and sometimes i cancel lunch for my team if they dont work to my standards Harvard Yale princeton devry ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 4:27pm -

  62. Harvard professor cannot answer a simple question

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zq9bdAp6aEU&feature... http://youtu.be/zq9bdAp6aEU "That's what Harvard produces: Socialists and people unable to give a straight answer to a simple question. A credit default swap is nothing more than a form o ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2012 - 12:52am -

  63. Harvard Wins

    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/billionaire-u-why-ha... Harvard billionaires ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2013 - 10:19pm -

  64. 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 -

  65. girl throws puppies into river (nsfw)

    http://thenewsoftoday.com/in-croatia-girl-throws-6... [quote] In what has to be one of the most disturbing videos to hit the internet in some time, a video was posted on LiveLeak last evening. In the video, a girl who looks like she's in her early 20 ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2010 - 9:53am -

  66. At what point is it not about the money

          At what point is a career not about the money, if it ever is about the money? Harvard ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2011 - 6:48pm -

  67. Harvard or Wharton?

          Quick question. As an *undergrad*, is it better to study Economics at Harvard or Finance at Wharton? Which of the two would position one better for a career in investment banking in terms of alumni connections/ professors/etc? Obvious ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2014 - 6:40am -

  68. Any harvard kids get rejected from BB's?

          Or is it just me? 3 rejections from bb superdays so far Harvard ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2010 - 12:07pm -

  69. I am hairy

          I am a hairy guy. I go through razors very quickly and it's beginning to get quite pricey. Anybody have any idea where I can get some solid coups/deals on razors? Please note that I am unable to use an electric razor because they ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2011 - 9:33pm -

  70. Harvard vs. Wharton for undergrad?

          Hey guys! So I'm in an undergrad-school deciding dilemma: I have been pretty set on going to Harvard this fall, but I just got off the Wharton waitlist, so now I have a huge decision to make within the next five days. I've a ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2010 - 1:34am -

  71. Israeli soldier looking to find my path to VC-- GUIDANCE NEEDED

    Hey guys, here's my story, hope you can help:) Not too sure about some of the assumptions I'm making, so feel free to challenge them (as you probably would anyway). I'm a 21 year old soldier serving in the IDF (Israeli Defence Force); shoul ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 9 2011 - 1:25pm -

  72. Why Would Someone Get Two MBAs from Top B-Schools?

          Why searching LinkedIn I came across this person's profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/alexandre-perez-casare... Why get get an MBA from Stamford and HBS? private equity MBA Bain Harvard KKR HBS target Stamford ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2013 - 12:49pm -

  73. 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 -

  74. Why do Harvard kids head to Wall St?

          Interesting blog post by James Kwak on The Baseline Scenario blog. Is he hitting the nail on the head with this or not? I always hear people talking about the great exit ops Wall Street has to offer, is this the most appealing draw to ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2010 - 9:22pm -

  75. Harvard or IBD?

    I'm currently at LSE studying Stats with Finance (undergrad) and am in my final year. I will get an upper second (2:1) at the very least. I have spoken to admissions at Harvard and they told me, given my background, I'm highly likely to get into ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2012 - 9:25am -

  76. What does a typical applicant at Harvard Business School look like?

    I'm taking a look at the HBS admission statistics. Last year 8,900 people applied. 900 were accepted. I was wondering since 8,000 people were rejected, what kind of stats would I need to be competitive? In your opinion, is this competitive?- 700 GMAT ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2013 - 10:25pm -

  77. MFIN + MBA, worth it?

          Hey, Is a Mfin from MIT then a top MBA from H/S/W/C/C worth it? Let say you will be 27 when applying to an MBA, 2 Masters (one mfin), 2 years ib/consulting experiences (one pre MFIN one post MFIN)? I GUESS you will be promoted to asso ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2011 - 4:18am -

  78. Harvard vs. Stanford MBA for PE?

          Harvard vs. Stanford MBA for PE? Which is better? private equity MBA PE Harvard Stanford ...

    61 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2009 - 7:59pm -

  79. Use your crystal ball for my business school

    I have a 3.5> GPA <3.6 from a south orange, NJ college in my junior year.... I will have a double major Fin- ITM and a minor in econ when I graduate. My act was a 30 if that gives you a good Idea what I can get on my GMAT if i study. What level of b ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2010 - 9:35am -

  80. Who is/has been short [BP]?

          I have been for awhile what about you guys? UBS jpm Goldman Sachs CNN Harvard microsoft Yale cnbc BP princeton Sony Short Position Oil Trading redtube end of the world fox news aol ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2010 - 5:59pm -

  81. China Makes 15 Story Building in 6 or 2 days...

          Got this from Zero Hege The author says 6 days but if you look at video it says 48 hours http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ps0DSihggio&feature...! MBA china Harvard bubble Hotel ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2010 - 11:34pm -

  82. Summer Course with Harvard

          What are your thoughts on putting a summer course on your resume? What is the view on this and how would I go about doing it? I am thinking about registering for an economic course at Harvard. The deadline is tomorrow so I need answer ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2012 - 6:21pm -

  83. Erasing 90k in debt in 7 months

          In light of the post with student loan horror stories, here's a success story of someone who paid off 90k in debt from his HBS MBA in 7 months with a good but not great job. Some of the stuff isn't that smart, but it's ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2012 - 7:21pm -

  84. Colleges for iBanking

    so i am a rising senior who eventually wants to get into ibanking. as i am starting the college process, what schools are the clear standouts to recruiters. I have gotten different advice from people ranging from you dont actually learn anything at harvar ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2009 - 5:56pm -

  85. Taiwanese-American heads Romney campaign's policy division

          A politician with a strong academic background, Chen holds four Harvard degrees-- one bachelor's, one master's, and two Ph.D.s in law and politics. 34 years old http://focustaiwan.tw/ShowNews/WebNews_Detail.aspx... Harvard ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2012 - 5:58pm -

  86. 4.0 grad from Harvard, now working at blockbuster video

          Wow. I know the economy was rough in 2008, but this is just ridiculous. She's going to pepperdine law school this upcoming fall; with her grades, she could've gotten into harvard law, assuming her LSAT score was remotely dec ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2010 - 1:27am -

  87. Harvard application

          Hi everyone, is it too late to apply to the harvard MBA program for a college senior? deadlines are april 8, 2010.. any advice is appreciated! thanks! Harvard ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 29 2010 - 6:04pm -

  88. Kellogg vs. Booth- Private Equity

          Harvard's admission black box didn't work out for me, but Kellogg and Booth have. I did 2 years in BB IB and 2 Years at a growth equity shop, both with a focus on a sector I am interested in. Post-B-School, I want to go back ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2010 - 4:00pm -

  89. Which is worse? headache or sore throat?

          Which is worse- having a headache or a sore throat? Discuss. Harvard ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 2 2011 - 9:35pm -

  90. Recruiting at HBS vs. Wharton

          I recently talked to a friend who's in wharton MBA. He was saying how although most top firms recruit at both HBS and wharton, there are a number of smaller boutiques that only recruit at HBS and nowhere else. He didn't give ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2010 - 10:37pm -

  91. How has HBS changed since the 1980's?

          Is it mostly more mathematized? MBA Harvard HBS target Target School ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2013 - 4:26pm -

  92. Harvard Gets Hosed on Swaps

    In a move worthy of any Harvard Extension School graduate, the esteemed Ivy League college bet the wrong way on interest rates and took a $500 million hit to exit the position. In addition to the half a billion in losses, the school has to pay another $42 ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2009 - 2:32am -

  93. Middle office to Harvard

          with all the talk about harvard apps lately ive been wondering if its possible to go from middle office (underwriting, customer service, marketing, etc) at a commerical bank (wells fargo/ chase/ BofA) to HBS. I havent taken the gmat y ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2013 - 9:21pm -

  94. Harvard vs. Stanford by the Numbers $$$

    From the 2011 employment reports. All figures are median. I'll let you draw your own conclusions. HBS Industry % Base Bonus Sign-on Total 1st-yr Comp All 100% $120,000 $35,000 $20,000 $175,000 All Finance 39% $125,000 $95,000 $40,000 $260,000 PE 14% ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2011 - 10:55pm -

  95. Is it possible to go to HBS after 2 years?

    How much harder is it to go to business school after 2 years as opposed to three for top schools H/S? What about for Wharton, Kellog, MIT, Columbia? Would it be possible for me? (I would rather not take a third year in some senior analyst role at another ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2011 - 2:45am -

  96. Harvard 2+2 Program.

          Anyone familiar with this? Highly competitive and mainly for those without a business background (science majors and engineering). Did any of you apply? Harvard ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2009 - 9:33pm -

  97. 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 -

  98. Great Debate: Wharton vs. HYPS. Which is best for Finance?

    For people who are deciding on colleges, I think this is a great debate. Lets be real, in my opinion, Wharton is less selective than HYPS, and I can see people getting into HYPS and Wharton. So when it comes down to it, if you are a high school senior, an ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2009 - 3:25pm -

  99. What career would put you in the best position for top MBA admission?

          Analyst in GS / MS asset management or analyst in boutique PE shop with solid deal experience? business school Harvard ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2009 - 1:33am -

  100. Please Critique my HARVARD resume.

          http://www.razume.com/documents/2070 I've worked for 5 years as a chef and would like to enter investment banking now. I believe the skills I've acquired as a chef can be transferrable to banking such as: 1. paying attention ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 6 2011 - 9:03pm -

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