Business School Barrage
- Importance of GMAT and GPA per school
A lot of people make posts here asking about GPA and GMAT. I found this blog, in which some applicant has been analyzing gmatclub data to see which schools care about GPA versus GMAT more, and the impact of each. I can't speak to the validity of the ...
Forum topic - OpsDude - Dec 19 2014 - 3:33am - 21 comments
- Thoughts on HBS (Starting Out)
Mod Note (Andy): Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 10/1/2014 and ranks #23 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. I'm just about a month ...
Forum topic - baburator - Dec 17 2014 - 8:00am - 87 comments
- HBS vs. Wharton for Investment Banking
This is a little premature as I am still awaiting my round 1 decision from Wharton, but I was accepted to HBS on Wednesday and am more than pumped about the chance to attend Harvard. I am coming from a military background, and am interested in ...
Forum topic - CantSlowDown - Dec 12 2014 - 10:50am - 54 comments
- HBS and GSB decisions- R1 Class of 2017
Anyone with good news today? ...
Forum topic - petergibbons - Dec 12 2014 - 1:41am - 33 comments
- Post MBA Associate- age factor
Hi Monkeys, European monkey here, frequent reader but first time poster btw, I am a structured finance analyst (my position involves M&A, project finance and investment analysis) in a large construction company in southern Europe. I am currently ...
Forum topic - mpo - Dec 12 2014 - 3:23am - 8 comments
- Is B school worth it if you're already a consultant?
The reason that I ask is that I'm currently interviewing for a position that after two years I'd be promoted to consultant. Is it worth going back to business school if your career plan is to stay in consulting, and you're already a ...
Forum topic - Withoutapaddle - Dec 8 2014 - 12:08am - 40 comments
- Best Schools In Europe
I'm applying to go to university in 2015 and I have been searching for good colleges in Europe (Im from Europe) My criteria is as follows: Decent reputation Not impossible to get into In a good city Good teaching Must have 3 year degree in finance, or ...
Forum topic - FundLord - Dec 7 2014 - 4:00am - 46 comments
- Does Wharton make sense for me?
I just got accepted to Wharton and I wanted to get some outside opinions on if it makes sense for me to go. I am considering an MBA because I would like to get into an operationally-focused, turnaround PE firm and also would frankly just enjoy learning ...
Forum topic - grif123 - Dec 17 2014 - 8:05pm - 14 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 - 243 comments
- Top 10 MBA vs Low Cost MBA
I'm seeking your advice in choosing a B-School, predominantly from the cost aspect (tuition and accommodation). Looking at the FT ranking, the top 10 B-Schools call for a big investment, plus my 2 years/1 year with no income. Yes, the quality of ...
Forum topic - nitau_gg - Dec 1 2014 - 2:41am - 42 comments