- Advice needed: Finish low-tier MBA or Drop Out? Healthcare Consulting
Cliffnotes: 2 choices. Finish crappy MBA, attend a top MPH or MHA and have a dual MBA/MHA on the CV. Or drop out from said crappy MBA and start off fresh. ...
Forum topic - rubey419 - Jul 22 2014 - 8:21pm - 8 comments
- Healthcare Consulting- Is MBA "Prestige" as big of a deal?
I'm in a [very] low-tier BS /MBA program and have just two classes left from the MBA. Yes I regret this now, as previously was unaware of how important a MBA's brand name was for some careers. Originally my goal was to climb the ladder in ...
Forum topic - rubey419 - Jul 24 2014 - 7:45am - 5 comments
- Petroleum Engineering, MBA admissions, Investment Banking
I plan to attend Texas A&M University and graduate with a degree in Petroleum Engineering. However, I would like to partake in investment banking. My plan is to work for 2 years then get an MBA from a prestigious university. Energy investment banking ...
Forum topic - zs1996 - Jun 15 2014 - 11:34pm - 4 comments
- Is the competition for banking artificially inflated?
Everyone's input is welcome, but I'd really like to hear from veterans in this post--those above age 30 who have fully developed careers and lives. ...
Forum topic - helpinghand - Feb 3 2014 - 1:58am - 45 comments
- Out of Undergrad: PE or Top IBD?
Obligatory already used search engine/not trolling-- I'm trying to hear some current opinions on doing sell-side banking immediately vs. trying for the buy-side out of undergrad. My school historically places a handful of people into BB ...
Forum topic - LiquidMarket - Dec 15 2013 - 8:25pm - 37 comments
- Prime Brokerage- compensation, exit opps, B-school
I know there are a few different good threads here on prime brokerage, but no one really gives a clear rundown of a career track in PB at a BB. How does starting out in prime brokerage look and what is the compensation ladder like as one moves upward? What ...
Forum topic - helpinghand - Mar 4 2014 - 11:36pm
- Mandara Capital- Culture, Pay, Prestige?
Hey all, anyone heard of Mandara Capital? I had an interview with them and the next step would be a face to face in London. Just want to see if anyone has in depth knowledge of the company culture, presitge, pay, and anything else that I might need to ...
Forum topic - JShred - Oct 21 2013 - 11:33am - 5 comments
- Is Ignorance Bliss?
Shin Dong-Hyuk was born in a North Korean prison camp. He was the product of “forced reproduction” between two prisoners that were allotted time to sleep together for good behavior. He later snitched on his mother and brother’s escape plan, and was forced ...
Forum topic - TheOpenSourced - Oct 25 2013 - 4:35pm - 5 comments
- My Biggest Career Mistake to Date: Prestige
Mod note: Best of Bankerella- this was originally posted 10/1/12 I occasionally get PMed by people at colleges I’ve never heard of before, asking if they have a shot at IBD. Folks, why IBD? The finance world is broad and varied, and there are a million ...
Blog entry - bankerella - May 22 2013 - 10:45pm - 100 comments
- What is the most prestigious PE firm?
would it be: 1. KKR 2. BX 3. Carlyle? also what constitutes a mega fund these days? ...
Forum topic - Ray Mckigney - Jul 5 2013 - 3:08pm - 35 comments