Business School Barrage
- 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 - 17 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
- cbs vs. booth MBA for tech banking in SF
I know this has been discussed before and I've read all the previous threads. Just wondering if anyone has a fresh perspective on this. I'm looking for opinions strictly regarding to career opportunities. Schools culture and all, I'll visit ...
Forum topic - pointassist300 - Oct 18 2014 - 2:28am - 19 comments
- How hard is it really to get into an M7?
Hi everyone, I'm an undergrad who's been reading WSO for awhile now and have had the chance to check out a lot of the discussions regarding business schools. While I've never really thought about getting an MBA, I've also never thought ...
Forum topic - Golden Valley - Oct 19 2014 - 1:18pm - 6 comments
- Thoughts on HBS (Starting Out)
I'm just about a month and a half or so into my first year ("RC year") at Harvard Business School, and I wanted to write a bit about what it's been like so far. Since I'm still new to the place, take my experiences with the ...
Forum topic - baburator - Oct 5 2014 - 5:00pm - 62 comments
- 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 16 2014 - 5:44pm - 6 comments
- Are there any chances of getting into business school?
Hi WSO, I tried to write in a different firm which evaluates profiles, but they didn't answer. So I want to ask you guys to help me if you can. I would really appreciate that. So let's start. I want to apply to top 20 BS and want to know if I ...
Forum topic - Home - Oct 17 2014 - 1:34am - 7 comments
- Which firms "buy out" your MBA student debt?
In passing, have read threads/articles (sorry, can't recollect where exactly- no citations) that mention firms that buy out your student debt. Specifically, I remember an article mentioning consulting students having their firms pay for their MBAs but ...
Forum topic - notthehospitalER - Oct 5 2014 - 4:00am - 29 comments
- I got accepted to IU... Should I apply anywhere else?
As the topic states, I was accepted into IU as a transfer for the 2015-2016 school year. From what I've read the Kelley school of business has a great IB workshop. Basically what I'm wondering is do other schools like NYU, BC, or UNC have a ...
Forum topic - cvalente - Oct 14 2014 - 1:50pm - 10 comments