- How to deal with THAT associate
TBT: Originally posted on September, 2012 Props to bankerella for an insightful post delving into the mind of the newly-minted first-year investment banking associate. The only thing it was missing was a blanket apology for all of the seasoned analysts ...
Blog entry - Aaron Burr - Sep 11 2014 - 8:00am - 28 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 - 7:05am - 48 comments
- 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 people Now in ...
Forum topic - rmcs123 - Sep 8 2014 - 4:55pm - 13 comments
- What exactly is a tier 1 MBA program? Would Georgetown qualify?
What is a tier 1 program? Nationally ranked in the top 25? Top 15? Must have on-campus recruiting to a ton of Wall Street jobs? Would Georgetown-McDonough qualify as a tier 1 business school? ...
Forum topic - fc200v - Sep 7 2014 - 1:15am - 20 comments
- IBM vs. KPMG vs. FTSE20
Hi All, Thought I'd get a perspective of people on this board on their opinion of the following options (all in London): 1. Consultant a IBM in GBS as a strategy role 2. Assistant Manager at KPMG Advisory 3. Assistant Brand Manager at a FTSE 20 ...
Forum topic - Als - Sep 11 2014 - 5:33am - 3 comments
- Corporate Finance to Corporate Development/Strategy Role Long Term
I'm new to WSO and have enjoyed reading through all the forums. They've been a big help for me in defining my career goals. I am currently in the process of applying to Top 15 business schools. Career wise I am very interested in working in ...
Forum topic - dallasbusinessgirl - Sep 4 2014 - 1:08am - 4 comments
- Evaluating my chances at top 15 MBA
I'm wondering where I stand for the top 15 schools Undergraduate degree in English @ public ivy (Berkeley, uMich, etc.) GPA: 3.3 GMAT: 710 ECs: 100+ hours of community service, led community service programs, mentored financially disadvantaged ...
Forum topic - mike50 - Sep 2 2014 - 12:06am - 6 comments
- Recruiters for b-school candidates with prior PE/VC experience
Hi: I'm starting 2nd year of b-school and am looking to contact recruiters for VC and PE (did VC and IB prior to b-school). Back when I recruited from banking (seems like ages ago), these firms were Oxbridge, SG Partners, Pinnacle Group, and Glocap. ...
Forum topic - Themistocles - Sep 12 2014 - 8:41pm
- Engineering to Finance- What industry has the best lifestyle?
Hi. I'm an engineer with almost 2 years experience in the Silicon Valley. I think I've made up my mind that I don't want to continue this career path for the rest of my life.- I've been thinking more about finance and it seems more and ...
Forum topic - FMoney - Sep 5 2014 - 3:39am - 2 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 - 3:12pm - 2 comments