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IBD prior to MBA percentages?. 68 11 months 2 weeks
Deleted CommentsWTF is up with comments still being deleted (and their respective banana points?). Seriously this seems pretty capricous - also there can't be that many threads that are so bad you guys feel the necessity to pull them/delete comments. This is garbage, mods. 9 3 years 5 months
The Economist 2012 RankingsThe Economist 2012 rankings are out Love that Booth is on top, but anyone who puts Darden above HBS and Stanford at 8 needs to be looked at with a bit of a crooked eye. The Economist weighs student surveys very heavily in their rankings... 31 3 years 6 months
HBS Targeting Older ApplicantsHBS is famous (infamous?) for preferring younger candidates (2 - 3 years out of undergrad). But according to a new article from PoetsandQuants, that trend may be changing: "New admits in HBS’ incoming fall class who earned their undergraduate degrees just two years ago plunged by 48% to 58 from... 2 3 years 7 months
NYC Area Professional HeadshotsAnyone know of a good place to get professional headshots done in NYC. Nothing fancy, just need something for my Linkedin profile and b-school face book 3 3 years 10 months
Jean ShortsWe all know jean shorts are sweet and the go to leg-wear during sweaty NYC summers and weekends in the office, but what's your preference? Pre-fab jean shorts or make your own with old jeans? Pre-fabs/Jorts - Pros: More convenient, ready to wear, clean hems - Cons: Less mobility, can't... 36 3 years 11 months
Learning VBA for BankingI'm considering using part of the summer before b-school to learn VBA. Anyone have any experience with using VBA in banking? Is it useful at all? It's a skill I've always wanted to have and will probably plunk down the time if it is remotely relevant to my future career ambitions. 8 3 years 11 months
What are you doing pre-MBA this summer?For those of us starting an MBA this fall, what is everyone doing to prep? Aside from school assignments, what are folks doing as far as reading, recruiting prep, networking, etc? I've been reaching out to a few alums for informational discussions, anyone doing anything else they've found useful? 3 years 11 months
CBS vs Booth: recs, opinions, insights?. 41 11 months 2 weeks
RBC Still Trying to Break Top 10Interesting article from the WSJ on RBC's foray into IBD. A friend of mine will be interning there this summer and said they have been making a very big recruiting push at M7 b-schools lately. Despite a lot of effort, a favorable balance sheet compared to US peers, and an upswing in deal activity... 4 4 years 4 hours


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It looks like he was focusing mostly US schools...It looks like he was focusing mostly US schools or recruiting for US positions (Oxford and INSEAD notwithstanding) , explaining the absence of Canadian schools mentioned by posters above. I too am surprised University of Chicago is not on the list. 217 3 months 1 week
IMHO - dead at US top schools. Just trying to be...IMHO - dead at US top schools. Just trying to be real. Get more opinions, though. 329 9 months 5 days
If you are interested in finance why don't you...If you are interested in finance why don't you look into doing a few years at Wells Fargo or BofA in Charlotte before going for an MBA. I'm sure there are plenty of Gamecocks in Charlotte who can help you out, and as much as you talk shit about the south, Charlotte is not that bad. 259 1 year 2 weeks
^ awesome, good for you then (not being sarcastic...^ awesome, good for you then (not being sarcastic) I suspect it will some after you start. Call HR if you need to know for sure 83 1 year 6 months
Mine was a "relocation" bonus and I had two...Mine was a "relocation" bonus and I had two options 1) take it before work in full but have no taxes withheld (ie need to save for it yourself) 2) Take or three months into work with normal withholding Obv I took the 1st option. Also this was for FT. I didn't get or ever hear of anyone... 83 1 year 6 months
At 45% ownership it will almost certainly be...At 45% ownership it will almost certainly be reported using the equity method of accounting, which means Company A will not report any minority interest. Company A will report a single line item called "Equity Method Investments" or something similar as an asset on its balance sheet. This will be... 2 1 year 9 months
I don't think it's worth it either, way too easy...I don't think it's worth it either, way too easy to get the exact same or similar content for free. 59 1 year 9 months
I love how Brady thought an MBA would lead to him...I love how Brady thought an MBA would lead to him pulling in tail faster than he could handle it and now that he's a first year at Wharton he's cruising and south street dive bars. 70 1 year 9 months
Tossing in another vote for actually learning...Tossing in another vote for actually learning something during my MBA. My bullet points: 1) I learned more from theoreticians and academics than any of the practioners who taught me. You can pick up all the "this is how it's done in the real world" stuff when you start your job. You may even have... 16 1 year 10 months
IMHO getting a mid-tier MBA and heading to...IMHO getting a mid-tier MBA and heading to corporate finance, fp... 37 1 year 10 months
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