- 2014 MIT Sloan grad nabs $1.8 million first-year compensation
Pretty whopping number. If true, it would be the highest compensation ever recorded in MBA history. http://poetsandquants.com/2014/11/14/a-1-8-million-haul-for-a-sloan-mba/ ...
Forum topic - mbavsmfin - Nov 15 2014 - 5:40pm - 13 comments
- Want to transition into acquisitions- MBA worthwhile?
Hey ya'll. First time poster here. I've been doing a lot of research lately, which actually led me to WSO not too long ago. I would greatly appreciate any insights or advice you can give. Anyways, to give a little background, I have my undergrad ...
Forum topic - tandrew - Nov 13 2014 - 11:49pm - 20 comments
- IT Engineer considering an MBA
I went to school for computer science and Graduated form a local college with a low GPA in 2007. Richard Stockton college of NJ 2.3 GPA. I realized I didn't like programming and I started from scratch doing basic IT support and gradually made the ...
Forum topic - dsmaniac - Nov 12 2014 - 12:00pm - 5 comments
- 90% conversion rate for front office IB BB (and elite MM) jobs at M7 Business Schools
Hey guys, got the official figures from the CMC and investment banking club at Kellogg. Of the 51 people who recruited from IB last winter, 45 received internships. I've seen quite a few threads asking for these figures, so figured that I'd post ...
Forum topic - OpsDude - Oct 12 2014 - 10:00am - 43 comments
- Need advice- MSF/MBA profile evaluation
Hi everyone, I'm contemplating MSF or MBA programs right now but am not sure which is more suitable for my background: Undergrad: Non-target w/ Economics degree; GPA: 3.8 GMAT: Scheduled for December Work exp: 5 years total--- RA @ economics ...
Forum topic - saurus - Nov 6 2014 - 12:52pm - 4 comments
- CFA or MBA?
Can someone currently on the street or within high Finance tell me which they prefer to see in one of their candidates, either the CFA or MBA? I am a senior in college looking to either pursue an MBA after I graduate or spend my time on the CFA. i have ...
Forum topic - ohioIBjk - Oct 29 2014 - 1:28pm - 8 comments
- The decline of MBA OCR
I wrote on this topic briefly earlier but curious to hear other 2nd year MBA students' thoughts on this. So this past week I met up with my career counselor, and she said "OCR is increasingly becoming a less important aspect of full-time job ...
Forum topic - mbavsmfin - Sep 13 2014 - 6:05am - 51 comments
- GMAT of CFA level 1?
Hi all, I am currently two months into a two year financial management program at a F100 insurance company and trying to decide if I should take the GMAT or CFA level one (June 2015). Ultimately looking to move into Asset Management or corporate ...
Forum topic - fitz204 - Aug 31 2014 - 2:12pm - 5 comments
- MBA necessary in ibanking CAREER?
So I've searched WSO and I can't come up with a clear answer. What if you want to stay in ibanking after your analyst stint? As in progress to associate, VP, MD. If you don't start out as an analyst, you obviously need an MBA to break in as ...
Forum topic - mark198 - Jul 29 2014 - 9:50am - 8 comments
- Swtiching to Finance as an Actuary
Hi! I'll be getting my fellowship with the Society of Actuaries soon, which is supposed to be the beginning of a great career as an actuary. However, lately I've been thinking of crossing into Finance. Dealing with hardcore nuances of insurance ...
Forum topic - dreadsoap - May 30 2014 - 12:14am - 5 comments