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Should I sign up for CFA Level 2 with only 4...I took Level 2 last June and failed miserably....band was below 5. I didn't read much during studying instead I stuck with watching videos and peppering that with some questions. Given that I only have 4 months to prep, should I take the exam again? Someone at work told me that failing Level 2 is... 1 year 4 months
Post MBA at Chevron/Exxon/ShellAnybody know what life is like at these companies after you get your MBA? I've searched their websites and have found some useful info but nothing about salary or work-life balance. I work in Energy right now for a different major but would be open to moving after getting a part-time MBA... 1 year 6 months
Big Oil Corp Fin Salaries Post-MBAWhat kind of offers do you usually get if you graduate from either a full-time or part time (granted you're already working in Energy) MBA program that feeds into O... 1 year 7 months
Manny won last night. Any boxing fans on WSO? So Pacman kicked some butt last night in Macau. Granted Rios had no chance given his style, he was still a hard hitter and Manny put to rest the notion that he's done. Now the Manny vs Floyd hoopla has begun again. As much as I like Pac, I think he would lose to Floyd at this point in his... 1 year 7 months
MBA - Studying AbroadI'm not in a program yet but will be applying R2. I've been looking at some of the exchange programs at some of these schools and they look really interesting. Who wouldn't want to live in Istanbul or Rio for a semester....sounds like a great idea to me. Now....I'm going to be shooting for IBD... 1 year 7 months
Crude, Gasoline or NGL's? I work for a large oil company with a massive commercial business. I do financial PnL analysis for a commodity trade desk but have been given an opportunity to pursue other interests. My manager was nice enough to reach out to the manager of the Market Analysis/Strategy group to see if they needed... 1 year 8 months
Stern MBA deadlinesStern has 4 deadlines. I've always been under the impression that 1st and 2nd rounds have around the same level of competititon, 3rd round is where it becomes a crap shoot, especially for a middle of the road type of applicant. How are we to interpret Sterns deadline structure? Are Rounds 1 and... 1 year 9 months
Consortium MBA app for non-URM'sDoes anybody know the likelihood of an Asian male being accepted into Consortium? I know some non-URM's on the forum have applied via Consortium but how likely is it that they'll accept a south asian american male? I volunteer in 2 orgs that provide educational services to minorities. One is... 1 year 10 months
Another B-School app evaluation..quick recap: Work at a fortune 5 oil company. Got hired into an FLDP type program....worked in 3 different jobs in less than 3 years. Planning to have 3.5 yrs at matriculation. Current job is FP... 1 year 10 months
Which MBA programs place well in Houston IBI know that UT and Rice are big in Houston but I recently spoke to a Rice student and she told me that Rice only placed 6 students into FT IB this season. That sounds pretty bad to me, which is why I have almost completely crossed Rice off my list. Then this person said UT placed the same as Rice... 1 year 10 months

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Should I sign up for CFA Level 2 with only 4...That's what I was feeling like for the last few months. My mind is changing a little bit now though. 1 year 4 months
Should I sign up for CFA Level 2 with only 4...I work in physical commodities trading for a major oil company, been working here for a little more than 3 years. I won't be attending MBA full-time so I can't even think about taking Level 3 until after I'm done with Grad school. Working for an energy hedge fund after grad school would be an... 1 year 4 months
Im a 25yro Banker Who Still Dates "Goth...Some people actually do think that life is meaningless. It's not that they're crazy, they actually have a very solid perspective. Gothic culture or whatever it's called is based on a very real idea, at least that's what I think. Wearing black all the time is a bit depressing but the underlying... 1 year 5 months
Im a 25yro Banker Who Still Dates "Goth...you're 25 and she's 19. I've always felt that an age difference of 3+ years in your 20's is always too much. I was talking to this very pretty girl but she was 19 and I'm 25. At one point I felt like I was preying on a younger mind because I was clearly more mature. This is besides the point but... 1 year 5 months
"I'll probably be single for a while,...Honestly, work on your cooking skills. 1 year 5 months
testLol, this is hilarious. If you round you gotta round one up and one down hahah. Leave it alone... 1 year 5 months
"I'll probably be single for a while,...Not to sound like douchbag but I dated a girl who worked in Big 4, her hours were terrible and she was always worried about work. Shit was a disaster. The worst part was that she was a really cool girl but her work was the most important thing to her so it ended. I think you're spot on when you... 1 year 6 months
Accounting Vs MBAYou need to know accounting but getting the CA seems excessive, atleast from an American perspective. India is a different country so I might be wrong. 1 year 6 months
Tough b-school choiceSome idiot will soon enough tell you to Harvard/Stanford....don't listen to that guy. Kellogg/Chicago are elite and you want to stay in Chi-town....it's a no brainer. Save your money. 1 year 6 months
WSJ: US and Canada Should Get MarriedThis. Nationalism is pretty stupid to begin with but Canada is wayyy more dependent on 'Merica than we are dependent on them. You guys have Drake....be happy about that....actually his pops is from Memphis but we can give you that. Just be happy that you're sitting next to perhaps the greatest... 1 year 6 months