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MSF Class of 2017With the MSF recruiting cycle quickly approaching, I thought it would be helpful to create an updated MSF thread for everyone applying to the 2016-2017 MSF cycle. Feel free to post questions for this years upcoming applications here. I will answer what I can. Good luck everyone! 1 day 5 hours
MSF Question and AnswerI get a ton of emails and answer a ton of posts asking similar questions so I thought I would answer the most common ones I get here and allow others to post their questions so everyone can see them and the subsequent answers. Hope this helps. Summer Analyst Eligibility • The SA position is... 1 month 4 weeks
Georgetown University MSF Program - In PersonHey guys, just wanted to give everyone a heads up. Just spoke with the program and they are going to be rolling out a flex option for students. There will still be the remote option for those working around the country, but there will also now be an on campus option for those local or wanting to go... 3 months 1 week
Oil priceCan we talk about oil? It just continues to slide and I was having a pretty good conversation last night regarding it. When you consider Libya, Iraq and their capacity not really in the game. Iran with a potential nuclear deal bringing their capacity online, tons of downward pressure. Also,... 8 months 2 weeks
King ObamaAll politics aside, how can liberals or Obama supporters not fully condemn this man? Besides the fact that he decides to just act unilaterally when he can't get his way, how is basically allowing 5 million more people to stay and engage in this country a good thing for the core, Democrat base... 9 months 1 week
Renewable Energy - Solar Deals - HelpHey guys. Any industry people (PE, Banking) with solar experience, access to research, etc out there? Shoot me a PM if so. I need a favor and am willing to return in kind. Appreciate it. 10 months 2 weeks
MSF Class of 2016Ok 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 give advice to anyone applying in this cycle... 11 months 4 days
TNA in NYCHey guys, I'm up at the Hilton on 53rd repping the MSF at the QS World Grad School Tour. Anyone want to get a drink or say hi just PM me. 11 months 2 weeks = TrashSo I am about at my wits end. If I had my own BB terminal I would just read the news there, but since I don't I go to the usual suspects (Bloomberg, CNBC, ZeroHedge, FinViz). Well much to my dismay, has become utterly worthless. Basically a liberal mouth piece and cake news stories... 11 months 2 weeks
Gun Control Cognitive Dissonance People who know me know that I am a moderate and someone who rarely likes to touch on delicate subjects. That being said, I saw something pop up on my Facebook feed that I just got to me. So Panera Bread has this ad going around asking everyone but law enforcement to please not bring guns into... 11 months 3 weeks


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wsouserid: I should also note that I am intent...[quote="wsouserid"]I should also note that I am intent upon staying in the southeast (specifically Atlanta). I don't mind going away for a year to do a master's, and in a few years an MBA, but in between and in the long-run I need to be in Atlanta. I really wish I were competitive for Vandy's MSF... 3 hours 21 min
audiblechimp: Thanks, your input means a lot,...[quote="audiblechimp"]Thanks, your input means a lot, you seem to be the MSF expert. Chicago and NW both have awesome programs, but ND is one year and I only care about Finance. How do you think MSF is viewed in the PE/Fund world?[/quote] I think experience and where you work carries the most... 4 hours 14 min
audiblechimp: Associate at a BB working out of...[quote="audiblechimp"]Associate at a BB working out of Chicago. Have finance exp, but did a non-business undergrad, so need finance creds. Find out if I am accepted to ND's MSF program on Monday. My personal situation is that I am only going to pay 15% of the degree cost and be able to work FT... 5 hours 18 min
TripleARated: @TNA @Pokemon - google USC...[quote="TripleARated"]@TNA @Pokemon - google USC Marshall MSF resume book and you will find one easily.. It should give you a pretty good idea of their selection... @TNA have you gone over the resume book.. whats your thoughts?[/quote] Seems like a lot of international students. And why on earth... 1 day 5 hours
Pokemon Master: What are my odds at USC? Finance...[quote="Pokemon Master"]What are my odds at USC? Finance major at a top but non-target state school with a 3.6 GPA. Equity research internship at no name shop and a private equity internship at a <$1bil AUM PE fund. My GMAT is abysmal and USC is the only top FT program in the U.S. that doesn't... 2 days 3 hours
Esuric: TNA: - Fordham and Johns Hopkins (in...[quote="Esuric"] TNA: - Fordham and Johns Hopkins (in terms of prestige and placement) - Wake Forest MA in Management (in terms of relevance) - Stevens Institute of Tech. MSFE (in terms of prestige and chances as non-math undergrad) Thanks for doing this post, TNA. I have used past discussions... 2 days 3 hours
centrum100: Can anyone explain how recruiting...[quote=centrum100]Can anyone explain how recruiting works if one were to do the traditional 4 years at an UG and then a 1 year MSF? Would you recruit for SA in the summer before starting the MSF or do you recruit for FT? I'm looking at the LinkedIn profiles of the some the Mckenna students, as @... 2 days 8 hours
I think CMC and Vanderbilt are in the 2nd best...I think CMC and Vanderbilt are in the 2nd best MSF Category in the US. Placements indicate this. 2 days 9 hours
wallynutsack: The reason why I placed such an...[quote="wallynutsack"]The reason why I placed such an emphasis on placement is because I am considering an MSF in lieu of an MBA. Did you and your peers already know which area of finance you wanted to work in ahead of entering your MSF program? And how heavily should an applicant consider... 2 days 11 hours
Knap: Is there anywhere where I can look up all...[quote="Knap"]Is there anywhere where I can look up all the available Masters programmes in the U.S. (I am an international student). Also, what are some top programmes in the U.S. for placement?[/quote] Don... 2 days 12 hours