Business School Barrage
- Strategy for Dividing MBA Schools by Round
Hello hello. My plan is to apply to: Wharton, MIT Sloan, Columbia, Booth, Kellogg, and Yale (as of now, in that order). Wharton- Stretch Columbia (ED?), Kellogg, MIT, and Booth- I'm competitive Yale- Strong I'm looking for some advice as to how ...
Forum topic - BBest - Oct 23 2014 - 5:22am - 17 comments
- Elite resume is the deciding factor in applications
I keep hearing it said that GMAT is the most important element of the bschool application. But when you plot acceptance v. GMAT, you find that top 10 schools always reject the majority of applicants with any gmat score. A school might reject 85% of their ...
Forum topic - Redford - Oct 17 2014 - 1:25am - 18 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 - 11:00am - 42 comments
- Putting Something on Your Resume That's Happening A Month After Submitting Applications?
I'm applying in round 1 at a bunch of schools. I'm getting on the board of directors of a company in November, which means that by the time interviews roll around it will have happened, but obviously it hasn't happened yet when I'm ...
Forum topic - Khayembii - Oct 13 2014 - 8:00pm - 12 comments
- Undergrad: USC or Cornell
Well the time has come to begin applying to university and I have narrowed my list down to Cornell and USC. With eleven days left until the deadline for Cornell's Early Decision, which is binding, I need to decide fast. What I'm wondering is ...
Forum topic - tys - Oct 20 2014 - 7:24pm - 17 comments
- Undergraduate MIT or Wharton
I'm pretty conflicted over which of these two schools I should attend. Ultimately I would like to see myself at a big 3 consulting firm or some prestigious ibanks. Wharton's advantage would obviously be prestige, but MIT has that engineering ...
Forum topic - jgry - Oct 21 2014 - 4:05pm - 10 comments
- Highest mathematical operations in MSF/MFE and finance in general
Next semester will be my third semester as an MSF (counting the summer semester as my first). So far I've been having it rough with the quant, reviewing derivatives on the side, and currently learning integration and linear matrix algebra. ...
Forum topic - JohnBrohan - Oct 23 2014 - 1:33pm - 5 comments
- Interview through OCR or take the phone interview?
I applied for a job on the company website a while ago and I recently got a request for a phone interview (off-campus). I recently also submitted for the same program using my school's OCR channel and got the on-campus interview. Is it better to go ...
Forum topic - PrettyBoyFloyd - Oct 22 2014 - 12:46pm - 5 comments
- Kellogg or Booth PTMBA
Hi All, I know this topic has been discussed before but I'd like to get some feedback. I've been lurking this site for years and have always found it helpful. I'm trying to decide between the Part-Time MBA programs at Northwestern Kellogg ...
Forum topic - bcc5025 - Oct 23 2014 - 10:21am - 4 comments
- Advice- Recent grad non-target and M7 B School
Is this possible? In about two to three years I'll be applying to B School. I realize coming from a non-target, preparation begins now and I want to be at the forefront of becoming a competitive applicant for target schools. Interested in PE (think ...
Forum topic - smdaul - Oct 21 2014 - 12:56pm - 6 comments