Business School Barrage
- Undergrad: Transfer regrets
Hi guys, I'm a sophomore that transferred from a NYC non-target to USC. Just for a little background, USC is only a target for LA groups (which aren't even that big) and a semi-target at best for SF groups. While I love the school (social life, ...
Forum topic - jkim3381 - Sep 22 2014 - 4:23am - 28 comments
- MSF Class of 2016
Ok guys, building on my post last year, I wanted to start something for this years applicants. Anyone applying this year, with a 2015 start and 2016 graduation, feel free to post your profile, ask questions or just add some comments. Looking to help and ...
Forum topic - TNA - Sep 22 2014 - 6:50am - 15 comments
- Do business schools check your work experience?
Do business schools ever check your work experience? My impression is that they really don't. I mean they will know some things from your letters of recommendation, but if you have 5 years of work experience with let's say 3 employers (2 years, 6 ...
Forum topic - restructury - Sep 19 2014 - 5:01am - 21 comments
- GMAT most important?
i have an interesting situation, low gpa and a high GMAT. i was originally goin for top 15 schools but after browsing around on here and mba forums, it seems that the GMAT is really the key differentiator. i cant change my work experience but will a m7 ...
Forum topic - senior88 - Sep 13 2014 - 1:03am - 33 comments
- Calling All Business School Applicants! (WSO Version)
Hey folks, Harvard's round 1 is due VERY SOON! Anyway, who's applying to b-school this year? Let's make this thread a motivation for those who are grinding through apps and also give helpful tips when we can. I'm applying to Ross, Duke, ...
Forum topic - TwoThrones - Sep 11 2014 - 1:27pm - 72 comments
- MBA OCR... tips to get closed listed for interviews?
I plan to submit my resume for several OCR postings. Any tips to get closed listed? Also, if a cover letter is shown as optional, do I need to submit one? I've never had much luck with cover letters getting me any interviews. ...
Forum topic - PBF11 - Sep 20 2014 - 8:39pm - 9 comments
- Who Gets The Top Tier Job in B-School?
I was wondering for those in top 20 MBA programs (from HSW to CMU, UNC, etc.), who usually get offers from MBB or GS /JP/ MS? Do they only interview those with the best stats (700+ GMAT, 3.5+ UG GPA, prior work, etc.) or does everyone have a shot and the ...
Forum topic - TwoThrones - Sep 19 2014 - 6:12pm - 13 comments
- How low-ranked/easy/bad does an MBA have to be before it becomes a net negative to go?
*Understand that I'm a bit more liberal in what I'd accept as a reasonable MBA path because I'm in corporate finance and not in capital markets. I know a lot of you dream of going to a top 10 MBA and that's not realistic for most of you ...
Forum topic - fc200v - Sep 21 2014 - 4:06pm - 5 comments
- Msc in finance
Hello, Student in an French School of Engineering conferring a master's degree in Engineering, I am looking for a Msc in Finance abroad. After a lot of research, I found 4 msc:- Msc in Finance at Concordia University John Molson School of Business- ...
Forum topic - MSc Finance - Sep 19 2014 - 8:40am - 8 comments
- Differences Between MBA Programs (Fit), Am I Missing Something?
So I've talked to a lot of people in multiple MBA programs, and everyone's advice has emphasized fit. So I asked what differentiates the school from others. Barring a few true differentiators (quant focused school, marketing, etc.), everyone says ...
Forum topic - TwoThrones - Sep 22 2014 - 10:25pm - 3 comments