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Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School AdmissionsWSO is excited to have the experts from Accepted on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here are messages from Natalie and Jen who will be checking this thread every few days: Natalie I'm here to answer any questions you have regarding Business School Admissions. I am ...
WallStreetOasis.com
109122 hours 7 min ago
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WSO Hall of Fame: Business School and GMAT Forum The Wall Street Oasis Business School and GMAT Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best topics covering the business school world. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navi...
WallStreetOasis.com
22 months 4 weeks ago
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MBA: Stanford or Harvard?Hi folks. I was lucky enough to have been accepted to both the Harvard and Stanford MBA programs. I would really appreciate any advice/thoughts on things I should consider while making this decision. Here is some potentially relevant information/questions: (1) My intention is to build a start-up u...
funkymonkey456
278 min 7 sec ago
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How old is too old for MBA going into investment banking track?Hello WSO, I've written a couple of posts on WSO concerning the MBA and GMAT process. I couldn't find a direct post relating to this topic, so I thought I might ask. I was wondering on the age ranges/number of years of work experience of MBA applicants who trying to go into investment banking at a...
dreamtobeabanker
273 hours 36 min ago
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Which schools will value a very high GMAT the most?And would offer a good scholarship? For someone: age 27, poor work experience, 3.2 GPA, but 780 GMAT? Really good sob story. I think, NYU really wants to increase its ranking, so does Columbia--it has been falling for sometime. Cornell also wants to increase its ranking. So would those schools...
TheLaughingLiberal
94 hours 42 min ago
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Profile Review: Aiming for Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, Booth, Kellogg, and Tuck. What are my chances? Hi all! Looking for some insight on whether I have a shot at the top programs. Appreciate any feedback and criticism! Here's my profile: Background: Japanese-American 27-year old bisexual male Undergrad Institution: University of California, Berkeley (Graduated 2011) Major: Psychology UG GPA: 3....
chanceme1992
04 hours 57 min ago
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Opinions on My CV? Applying for Pre-experience MFin at FT Top20 Business Schools from CE, Non-target Econ UndergradWould you please review my one-pager CV? Thanks in advance! I come from Central Europe, Econ Undergrad, Non-target School. Academic Achievements, Extracurricular Activities, and BB Back-office Internship. GMAT not taken yet....
Spartathlon
116 hours 15 min ago
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Did I screw up on my MSF choice??I can't help but to second guess my decision. I feel like I royally f*cked up. I'm coming from a top 20 school on the West Coast (think UC Berkeley, Stanford) but want to get back East. I have family in both Boston and NYC and my goal is to get into banking as an analyst. I graduated about 2 years...
Jayy22
1612 hours 39 min ago
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Bocconi Msc in Finance : Profile Evaluation and Advice Hello, I am an Industrial Engineering Student in France and I would like to know what are the requirements for Bocconi University (Msc in Finance). Profile : - Non EU Citizen - Languages: Arabic, French, English and Spanish (Intermediate Level) - GPA : 27-28/30 (Italian GPA) - Semester Abroad...
loremommahdia
3013 hours 26 min ago
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How many years of work experience do i need pre-MBA for f500 roles?Hi all, So I've been working for 3 years doing high-tech SaaS Business Development for IBM. I have one promotion under my belt. My GPA is good, a 3.82, from Claremont McKenna College. Major was English. Haven't officially taken the GMAT yet but practice tests are in the 730 range. I want to get in...
dunderhead99
218 hours 13 min ago
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Which of these degrees is more related to Finance?Hello there. I'd choose an undergraduate degree in finance, if I just could. The university that I'm going to only offers "licenciaturas" (equivalent to majors for the most part) in Economics, Actuarial Sciences, and Accounting. There's a finance option but it's a masters program. So there's the que...
Picoquio
11 day 6 hours ago
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Deciding on a Canadian Business SchoolI am a grade 12 student from the Waterloo Region and was admitted to UW (AFM), Laurier (BBA), Western (BMOS + IVEY AEO), and waiting on Queens commerce. Since I live in the Waterloo Region I was inclined to go to Laurier because it would be way cheaper and since OSAP doesn't cover much if I go to ei...
Saad_k
51 day 16 hours ago
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GMAT score for T-15 MBA Programs?I am a senior at a public university majoring in Economics with a 3.5 GPA about to begin working full time at a B4 consultancy. Prior internship experience is at a boutique bank, foreign trade at an embassy, and corporate marketing for an entertainment group. My target schools as of now are Columbi...
JB1995
61 day 19 hours ago
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MSF Programs - what to do? Hello all, hoping I can pick your brains a bit on this topic. I have 1 semester left of undergrad (double majoring in finance and accounting) at a non-target state school (bad, I know). I will not have any decent employment offers from this program, even with a good (3.9+) GPA, so I'm looking at g...
ch66220
21 day 20 hours ago
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Duke MMS Hey guys, Just had a quick question or two about Duke's MMS program. As someone who is looking into different MSF/MMS programs, I was wondering how Duke's MMS program would "rank" if it were to be compared to a current MSF program? I understand the comparison is of two pretty different programs, as...
NVCC4
112 days 3 min ago
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Computer Science to Investment Banking?Hey, I'm going to be attending the University of Toronto (Not too highly ranked for business, but is 10th in the world for CS) this September and am planning on doing a Computer Science degree. I'm interested in both CS and Finance so was wondering if by doing a double major, I could compete with s...
wallstreetbets
12 days 3 hours ago
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Does a MS Finance only help you get an analyst level role?Monkeys, I have an year experience at an angel investment network. It is a front office role and I am the only employee at the analyst level with a couple of deals under my belt. I wanted to pursue an MSF degree since graduating a year ago. However, I wasn't sure about the course from an internatio...
FinDroid
02 days 6 hours ago
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LSE Msc A&F or LBS MFAI have been accepted to both LSE Msc in Accounting and Finance and LBS MFA. However, I am feeling unsure about the choice and was hoping to hear some opinions from the people already working in the field. Quick background: Few months back I received my Business Bachelor (not accounting or finance)...
WallieMonkey
22 days 10 hours ago
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WUSTL MSF Class of 2018Hey Guys, I just got accepted into the MSF program at WUSTL and have a few questions for anyone who either recently got accepted into the program or anyone who is currently going through/ finished the program. Where did you live? Is it possible to land and complete an internship during the program...
gothicwaffle
132 days 13 hours ago
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Australian High School Student Going To America For UniversityHey Guys, I currently haven't taken the SAT but preparing for it. My tutor said I should get over 1380 easy, he is expecting me to get in the 1400's he told me this morning. My high school grades are currently: Maths: A- English: B SOR: A- Business: A- Science 21: A (Changing from legal studies wh...
jay_roots
252 days 18 hours ago
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Need Help! Rotman VS Wisconsin MBA in Applied Securities Analysis HI all My first post in this forum I recently got into Rotman F/T MBA and Wisconsin Madison-MBA in Applied Securities Analysis I am from a hedge fund Admin backgroud (risk middle office ,almost 3 yrs), would like to break into IB/HF. ----I am a Chinese Citzizen+ Canada PR, would it be ...
sambainan
92 days 22 hours ago
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4th year undergradGraduating from a target school in 3 years with two concentrations, finance and accounting. My thoughts are if I can graduate early and get the job I want at a top PE firm then why not, if I can't then I come back for my fourth and keep trying. But I don't know what to study that forth year. Should ...
canesfan
92 days 23 hours ago
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EDHEC, HEC Lausanne or otherHey everyone, let me first introduce myself. I'm a student from Belgium finishing my MSc in Mathematics this year. I took a minor in economics during my bachelor and have had 3 finance related courses this year. I have no internships, GRE score equiv. to a 690 GMAT and 8.0 IELTS. I had 13.88/20 aver...
Matthieu-Cramers
103 days 2 hours ago
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Do 3 Cs on your transcript ruin your life?Hey guys... so basically the title is the thing I'm worried about. Background: international, west coast top 40 non target UC. Math and Quantitative Economics (Econometrics) double major. CGPA 3.45 4 leadership positions (1 held for two years, 1 co-founder & president). 3 internships (1 consulting f...
iridescent007
43 days 4 hours ago
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What is the amount of student loan you would be/are willing to take for an undergraduate/graduate degree?With degrees in America as well as UK becoming quite expensive for the average family, student loans have become quite normal. Fortunately, I am not one of those students who had to do this and am pursuing economics and finance in a semi-target. But with not all students having the same luxury, w...
SiBIM
13 days 5 hours ago
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HBS 2+2 interview adviceHi guys, I just received an invitation to interview for HBS 2+2. Any advice on how to prepare? thank you!...
ak010203
113 days 6 hours ago
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Deciding between an MS Finance from Georgetown or MS Finance from Indiana, before applying to MBA ProgramsI'm currently deciding between Georgetown and Indiana for a MS in Finance. I'm on the road 4-5 days a week as a travelling consultant so both of these programs being online really suit me. They're both part-time programs as well. I'm not willing to leave my full time job for a MS and would only lea...
consultant120
173 days 7 hours ago
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art history major, applying to business schoolHi, I've been browsing through the forums, mostly reading about minimum quant scores on the GMAT. I studied Art History with a minor in Italian at NYU and graduated magna cum laude with a 3.8 GPA. I didn't take a single math course. I also graduated early from NYU. I'm currently 24 years old, but I...
thinmint
33 days 22 hours ago
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Salaries from HEC vs LSE vs IEHi all, I was recently accepted to IE Ms in Finance and LSE Masters in Finance and Private Equity. I like LSE, but I was disappointed how little people graduating from the program make (approx. 50k pounds - 56k euros). On the other hand, people from HEC Masters in international finance make signifi...
ak010203
84 days 1 hour ago
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What would you do if you were me? (Take the GMAT or not?) Hi! So a quick run down of my stats: 28 years old, 0.7 years work experience as financial analyst, worked as restaurant server then bartender then manager for 8 or so years until I graduated. Right out of high school went to a state school for computer science, got a 1.54 gpa. 5 years later went bac...
hmmmidk220
24 days 3 hours ago
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Should I Transfer from a Semi-Non Target with a decent alumni network?Hi, I am currently a freshman at a semi to non target (UMD Smith). Aiming for BB IBD after graduation. Is it worth transferring as a rising junior to a place like say Georgetown? Thanks...
commoditieslover67
124 days 4 hours ago
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BC MSF 2018Anyone going to BC MSF this fall ? Can't wait to start and see what everyone is wanting to get into !...
Mcroy
04 days 4 hours ago
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MSF to PhDI am about to enter a solid MSF program this fall and am strongly considering pursuing a PhD the following year. Is this a common route, or am I SOL in the PhD route? ...
Darber
34 days 5 hours ago
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Vanderbilt MSF vs. 'Nova MSF vs. CUNY Baruch MSF vs. Georgetown Online/Blended MSFI was fortunate enough to be admitted to all four of the above MSF programs. My goal is to get into BB IBD in NYC (my home is also in NYC). I'm weighing the "brand name" and prestige factor against the costs of attendance, along with the placement history and capabilities. If BB IBD in NYC is my go...
KyIrv2
204 days 5 hours ago
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eMBA Haas v eMBA Wharton SF for REPE, Infra PE, or RE DevelopmentHey all, New guy here, your expertise is respectfully requested and appreciated. The depth and breadth of knowledge on this forum is impressive. Look forward to paying it back years from now in your shoes. I'll be applying to eMBA programs UC Berkley Haas and UPenn Wharton SF. I'm 32 and thus l...
Henry1929
54 days 7 hours ago
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Post MBA Roles at F500 CompaniesI'm transitioning after 5 years in the military and trying to clarify my goals post-MBA (had a humanities undergrad degree). Looking at various employment reports for top business schools, I noticed most people go into Finance or Consulting but then there is also a significant portion of the class ...
Noctus
24 days 14 hours ago
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Canada as an option for internationals bcs of Trump's uncertainty Hi all, So I'm an international student (non US non Canada) looking at pursuing MFin/MFE/Data Science programs in US/Canada. Additional background is that I'm from a core engg background (think Elec/Mech) from a top ranked university in my country, and don't have any prior experience in IB/Consulti...
qwerty_mbb
04 days 17 hours ago
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Should I go to Wilfred Laurier (Waterloo) or York University as an International student for BComm Finance? I am confused about a choice. Laurier has a good co-op program whereas York is located in Toronto. Will a degree from laurier help me get a good job? Does waterloo have some good finance companies as i am looking for investment banking/ corporate finance. What about the starting salaries?Is waterloo...
mukulg
54 days 23 hours ago
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Holistic Application AdviceGreetings WSO! Like many on this forum, I am considering business school. I will just get straight to it and try to be as brief as possible. There are practically innumerable variables that go into the entire business school process, it’s easy to get lost, or focus too heavily on one aspect. Ther...
Hydrocarbons
265 days 24 min ago
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What's the best combination with this Finance degree? delete post, delete post,delete post,delete post,delete post,delete post,delete post,delete post,delete post....
NaturalAlliteration
05 days 9 hours ago
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Boston College class of 2018Anyone else on here doing BC's msf this year? What other programs did you apply to? Excited to hear what other people are looking for out of the program!...
boomheadshot555
05 days 21 hours ago
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Top 10 target v Harvard w/ Gap YearHi, I was recently admitted off the Harvard waitlist for the class of 2022. I have already placed my deposit at a top 10 target (think Penn/Dartmouth/Duke). I am not very eager to undergo a gap year, and I like the atmosphere of my current school better. My question is this: is Harvard materially...
helpwanted
106 days 44 min ago
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CFA Level III Exam - No motivationAnyone else just lacking in the motivation department? Right now should be crunch time and I should be really ratcheting it up but I am having a hard time. Has anyone taken level III? What do you think about it? Everyone always says it is a harder test than L2 but easier content. I think because t...
ilikecreamcheese
766 days 1 hour ago
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Which majors give me the most options?I'm new to WSO so I apologize if I'm posting in the wrong forum. I know I'm young and still have a while to go but I'm not sure what I should major in. I'm going to be a freshman this year and am thinking I want to double major. I was thinking accounting/finance or finance/informations systems. I ha...
jonsnow33
46 days 3 hours ago
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Grad School and AgeFinancial Advisor and can't see myself finishing my career doing this. 40 and thinking of Grad School. Had a late start to career. Would like to move the direction of Corp Fin. and would like to end up in doing something thats strategy oriented. Undergrad in Econ (3.53 GPA). Career plus-Have been a...
DDT1
96 days 7 hours ago
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WHU vs Bocconi vs Cass vs ESCP vs King'sHi all, I've got offers for the Bsc Management programs from the b schools mentioned above. I would highly appreciate if you could share your experiences with me. I'm especially interested in their IB placements in London. Brief info about myself: 19 years old, german, fluent in english, very bas...
gigi15
36 days 8 hours ago
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Paris Dauphine vs ESCP vs ESSEC vs Cass vs RSMWhich one? Paris Dauphine master financial markets, taught in Eng, I heard good about placement for IBD and markets, 2 years w 2 internship compulsory ESCP Master in Management in London - Paris, 2 years (cons: is management) ESSEC MSc finance - 1 year Cass MSc Finance - 1 year (cons: London and B...
Reservation at Dorsia
146 days 10 hours ago
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EDHEC - MSc Financial Markets vs MSc Corporate Finance and BankingHello Let me quickly introduce myself: I am a German student who has just finished his MSc studies at Aston Business School (MSc Investment Analysis), UK, and have been admitted for a Double Degree at EDHEC Business School. I have done multiple internships including investment banking and consultin...
CmB92
16 days 12 hours ago
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Need Advice--What Should I do to get an Internship my Junior Year? Do I have a chance at IB? Hey Guys, This is my first time posting so sorry if this post sounds stupid. I just really need advice about what I should do with my life. I'm an international student studying at UT Austin. I'm currently finishing my Freshman year and majoring in Finance. I had a 3.8 GPA after my first semeste...
lindsey
66 days 14 hours ago
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USC MSF or Wustl MSFHi, I just got accepted into USC Marshall's MSF program. I am still waiting for notification from WUSTL(Corp. Finance Track). I am just wondering which school should go for if i get accepted by WUSTL. I am a CFA Lvl II candidate and planing to do AM. I also have offers from Columbia(ERM), UCLA(appli...
fuyao3211828
281 week 29 min ago
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Admitted to LBS and HEC: which one should I choose?Hi guys, I am in the fortunate position of having to decide between the LBS Masters in Management and the HEC MSc in Strategic Management (not grande ecole). My main decision-driver is career prospects after graduation and my goal is to join management consulting (preferably MBB) in Europe. So, in...
Andrea2727
131 week 49 min ago
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LSE vs. HEC ParisHi guys, I received offers for both the MSc Finance at LSE and the MSc Finance at HEC Paris. I am really having a hard time deciding which one to confirm... at the moment, slightly leaning towards HEC Paris. Here are some of my thoughts... > Pro HEC - ranked n1 BS in Europe by FT (2 years on a row...
HiB
491 week 53 min ago
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MiM vs MA in Econ vs MA in Stat. for general business roles/consulting, which has greatest employment rangeLiberal arts major with no business experience looking to break into general business roles/consulting. I'm trying to choose the degree with the most employment flexibility and to be competitive for the management /marketing/other internships at F500 places like GE, etc. I'm only competitive for a s...
mintE
01 week 1 hour ago
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Stern introduces two new MBAs: Fashion & Luxury and TechNYU's Stern recently introduced their two new accelerated MBA programs: tech and fashion & luxury. Stern is well known for their strength in finance, but it is less well known for its placing its students in tech or fashion. These programs should fix that. Fashion & Luxury Per the article, [quote...
Kamchowder
01 week 3 days ago
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M7 get job at IB?how easy to get job at IB (associate) from M7? What if no IB experience? What if only lab job experience, and some publications in medical journals? And a master's in biology? I can spin it as, "I have good knowledge of pharma, can use that for pharma companies", right? I'd like to work in M&A and...
TheLaughingLiberal
61 week 4 hours ago
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Undergrad: Is computer science 'hotter' than a business degree?I noticed a few tech titans younger siblings are computer science majors (snapchat's kid sister is current CS at Stanford). And most of the summer interns are minoring in computer science — especially gunner Asian kids....
Remain-Anony
441 week 7 hours ago
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Vanderbilt MSF vs Kellogg MMS vs Ross MMI have been accepted at the first two programs and have an upcoming interview with Ross. My post-grad goal is management consulting, preferably MBB. As for location, I am looking for Northeast and possibly West Coast San Fran/LA. Here is what I know and please let me know if you can confirm/refute ...
markyzaa
221 week 10 hours ago
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Kellogg MS in Management Studies(MSMS) program.Hi guys, I recently came across a new MS in Mgmt Studies program at Kellogg. Trying to find some information about the program other than what's already mentioned on the website. Since it's a new program, wondering whether to apply for it or not. Being an international, placements are a big concern....
leveltwo
851 week 11 hours ago
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Looking to get feedback on my Master's OptionsHello everyone. I've searched this forum and found incredible amounts of information from the likes of TNA, among others. I am looking for feedback on which Master's degree to get, but that requires some background information first. I went to three schools overall: community college, a "public Ivy...
LostInTheFog
01 week 1 day ago
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ESCP or Cass- Msc offersHi everyone! I've got offers from Cass and ESCP. The programmes, that I applied to are: Msc Energy Trade&Finance (Cass) and Msc Energy Management (ESCP). Please help me and give a piece of advice, which I should choose? Which is better?...
Ankusia
71 week 1 day ago
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Does business school help with entrepreneurship?I know the best thing is to start your entrepreneurship venture right away, but I don't have a solid plan yet. So I want to go to B-school and work for a bit. So does B-school help with entrepreneurship?...
TkoBr
11 week 1 day ago
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US MBA Admissions for Indian IT guy with lots of work experienceI happen to fall in one of the most competitive applicant pools for MBA admissions, being an Indian IT male. To cap that, I have **more than 11 yrs** of solid work experience in **Tech**; almost entirely in development for very well known American companies. My gmat score is kinda decent at *710 *an...
vakubeku
41 week 1 day ago
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MIT/Booth --> MBB - what's the conversion rate?This is a simple question. What is the conversion rate of application -> interview -> offer at MIT and Booth? (I'm an incoming student. I have dozens of hours of case interview study under my belt, though I'm rusty, and my firm intention is employment at one of the top firms - coming from product ...
tapuzina12
41 week 1 day ago
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Chances? - Asian Undergrad with Bad GPAHi all, I have a question about my chances for the top 20 US MBA programs in the future. I had bad quantitative scores (D+, C from Calculus/Advanced Math) in my undergrad school. I wonder if, after 5 years of working (5 years from now) and scored really high on GMAT (I will start working on it now...
fierytop
11 week 1 day ago
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CFA Question ResourcesI'm preparing for the CFA Level 1 later this year, and though I feel comfortable with most of the finance components after having worked for a few years, the ethics questions have been throwing me. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions of good question resources for the CFA program, in parti...
mbamfinquestions
01 week 1 day ago
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Undergrad Rutgers-Newark/NB vs BaruchI'm hoping somebody can help me out here... I fucked up my first year at a private and transferred over to Bergen Community College. I'm expecting to graduate with a 3.7 GPA. I'm set on getting my finance degree, but am having difficulty choosing between schools. I've narrowed it down to Rutgers (...
TurboWorm
21 week 1 day ago
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You Get to Redo CollegeThe question is simple: if you could go and redo college, what changes/different decisions would you have made in your pursuit of a high finance career? It can literally be anything from which group of friends you surrounded yourself with to what type of internships you did/didn't do, or hell even c...
GolfGold
851 week 2 days ago
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Princeton vs. MIT UndergradHey everyone! I'm trying to choose between Princeton and MIT for my undergraduate college next year. These are my possible choices for majors: * Finance at MIT (or possibly Business Analytics, but I heard that isn't a great field of study?) * Operations Research/Financial Engineering at Princet...
webbff
131 week 2 days ago
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Straight to mediocre master or LSE General Course -> MSc Finance at target schoolHi, I'm a 23 years old Nordic Finance undergraduate graduating this year. My GPA is 4.2/5.0, expected to get above 4.5 (A) after this last semester. No relevant internships, but I have worked part-time as a Sales and market assistant in a pharmaceutical company since my first year. (Think Pfizer, Ro...
Andersio94
21 week 2 days ago
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Best MBA options for renewable energyHello, Which MBA programs provide the best opportunity to break into the alternative energy space? I've searched around WSO and Google and didn't find anything specific. Thanks!...
Stevaineer
01 week 2 days ago
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University of Virginia vs. Georgetown (Undergrad)Hey guys, I am currently a senior debating between Georgetown University and the University of Virginia. Which school would give me a better chance in the future to break into IB/PE? I am having a tough time deciding because of how much I like both schools. Any advice would be appreciated. ...
red4ever15
21 week 2 days ago
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Masters in Management for IBI want to break into IB and applying for a Msc in Finance/Accounting at top schools such as LSE/HSG/Imperial/Bocconi/Warwick are smart moves of course. I was wondering, with no prior-experience, if I don't get into a finance program - is it possible to apply for Masters in Management at these scho...
SwedStudent
31 week 2 days ago
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Undergrad: RPI v. U Rochester vs. RutgersHi All, This is my first post on WSO! I have been admitted to the following schools: RPI, University of Rochester, and Rutgers. Which one should I go to if I'm in between finance, CS, and medicine? I plan on double majoring in math and CS and possibly minor in Econ (I heard I don't need any busine...
Math-Fan
21 week 2 days ago
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Has anyone used Magoosh? Any good results? Other good study resources?Hi everyone, new user here and studying for the GMAT. I found one post that had a very useful study guide already. I was wondering if anyone has used Magoosh and had any success with it? I already have the OG guides and a friend sent me a pdf of the Manhattan GMAT books. Does anyone have any other...
Dig Bumb Idiot
411 week 2 days ago
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B-school laptopFeedback from current MBA students appreciated! I'm looking for a b-school laptop and narrowed my choices to two: Dell XPS 13 or Surface Pro 4 Surface pros: - Lighter - Pen support/tablet form factor Surface cons: - Bad battery life - Limited ports So, how important is battery life at b-school? ...
fa1313
371 week 2 days ago
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Opinions on Kellogg's MS in Management Studies (MSMS) vs. LBS & LSEHey guys! Long time lurker and first post here. I was just offered acceptance to the MS in Management Studies (MSMS) program at Kellogg School of Management, and was wondering if anyone had any input on the program, and how it would compare to other more well-established Masters in Management progr...
cml94
151 week 2 days ago
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Yale SOM Class Of 2020 – Fall 2017 Essay Question AnalysisYale School of Management class of 2020 hopefuls, SOM has just released its essays for the 2017-2018 application year and once again asks students to: **“Describe the biggest commitment you have ever made (500 words)”** Bruce DelMonico, Assistant Dean for Admissions, explained to candidates i...
Personal MBA Coach
01 week 3 days ago
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Financial Engineering PreperationI am currently a rising junior at Emory University double majoring in Applied Mathematics and Economics with a current GPA of 3.74. I couldn't land an internship in finance this summer, but am working doing business development for a tech startup in Hong Kong. My goal is to be accepted into a top fi...
Evan157
21 week 3 days ago
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Retake 730 GMAT for H/S/W?First time poster on the site and looking for some advice. I recently took the GMAT as a senior at a public Ivy (figured I won't have time once I start work), studying finance/econ. I'm joining an EB in the summer, and hope to go to PE afterwards, possibly distressed PE, but will probably need to ge...
Donald'sWig
191 week 3 days ago
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HEC Lausanne MSc in FinanceHi everybody! I'm an Italian student that will take the bachelor's degree by July 2017. I would like to apply for MSc in Finance at HEC Lausanne, so I'm here to ask some questions about the School and the admission process. First, I would share my profile: Economics and Finance bachelor at School ...
RbrM
91 week 3 days ago
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MSc Finance - Warwick vs BocconiHi guys, Just started getting post-graduate responses back and thought I'd present my situation to you guys and get a feel of what you guys think. Basic Info about me - Swiss - Currently in my final year of my undergraduate degree from a top Russell Group uni (expected to graduate with a first) - ...
Swiss_101
141 week 3 days ago
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Employment Prospects after IE Business School Hi guys, I have been accepted into the Masters in Advanced Finance program (April 2018 intake) at IE Business School, Madrid. While the course content seems great, I'm a bit concerned about placements. My goal is to get into M&A/PE in London/mainland Europe. I have gone through all the forum posts ...
callmehazy93
31 week 3 days ago
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Update: Admissions Results for Shitty WE, Good Raw Stats (y'all tore apart my profile. thanks for the brutally honest feedback)Hi all, here's a follow-up to a profile review I gave a while back (shitty WE, good raw stats). Since I can't link my old posts, here's what I wrote: "So I graduated from UCLA with a Sociology degree, and got a 3.9 GPA. But I sucked terribly at networking and finding jobs, and I didn't have the most...
altm7aspirant
21 week 3 days ago
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"Unique" or non-business work experience for top MBAs?Hey folks, How would non business/finance work experience be looked at in MBA admissions? I did a couple finance interns and a tier 2 consulting (OW/LEK level firm) SA in undergrad and was going to go down that path, but a really interesting opportunity came up in journalism and I pursued that inst...
OleBurnSides
21 week 3 days ago
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UVA Econ If I cant get into McIntire is it worth it to go to UVA for economics? I will be an in-state transfer student with a 4.0 and I'm not sure if I should go to William and Mary or JMU for finance over UVA for economics. I want to work for a private equity group and I'm not sure what they look for? ...
Royal11
321 week 3 days ago
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Is Online MBA a Real MBA? Is an online MBA a real MBA? The main downside that I see is the loss of networking opportunities - although I could see employers might not value online as much either. Anyone have experience with this? Also, would an online MBA from an Ivy league be well-thought of or still lumped into "online M...
rjmusser
21 week 3 days ago
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Is Grad school worth while?I have accepted an internship with one of the Big 4 accounting firms for after I graduate in the next few weeks. I am hoping that this internship leads to full time employment, however I am applying to Grad school in NYC in form of a MS in Finance. My undergrad is in accounting at a small private ...
RS39
01 week 4 days ago
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[Need Advice] WUSTL MSFQ to Banking, have sequence of banking internshipsHey everyone, I got accepted to the MSFQ program at WUSTL. Here are my details: Career Interest : IB/Corp Fin Program Choice : Chose the MSFQ due to STEM designation (want to work in the US plus the MSFQ is 17 months with room for an internship). Undergraduate in Quant Finance (In London) so I can...
Nenari
01 week 4 days ago
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EDHEC Msc in FinanceHello everyone, Has anyone completed this programme and has made it to London IBD (M&A) positions? I have received an offer with a scholarship from EDHEC, but I have to decide before I get other results from HEC, LSE, or Bocconi. My profile: 1. EU passport holder, but Eastern European descent 2...
Tedz1
41 week 4 days ago
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Mitigating a Low GPA I graduated from NYU Stern's undergraduate school a couple years ago and I'm hoping to apply to business school in the next 1-2 years. I've been working as a Consultant at IBM within the Strategy & Analytics division and I'm on track to promote to the Senior Consultant level this year. My biggest c...
bengrahamcrackers
41 week 4 days ago
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Take a gap year or not?Hello everyone, I am an italian undergraduate student at Bocconi University and I am not sure whether I should take a gap year or not. To keep it short, my medium term goal is to get into a MBB firm, but I would like to have some IBD experience first. I am a good student, but not enough to get int...
Bat_man
51 week 4 days ago
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MFin from non finance backgroundBackground: 1. Mech Undergrad with top 5% grades from country's top ranked college 2. Fmcg operations job post graduation 3. Thinking of quitting my job and joining a local High freq trading firm to gain some experience in finance. 4. Any chance i can get into MFin programs like MIT, Columbia etc?...
qwerty_mbb
01 week 4 days ago
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Need career/direction advice, admissions projects unlikely after seeing stats aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...
mintE
01 week 4 days ago
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Why people talk bad about JD/MBA?WHY DO THEY DO TALK BAD ABOUT JD/MBA? I was looking at LinkedIn and JD/MBA fuckers from the top programs (Harvard, Chicago, UPenn, Stanford) and all those fuckers seem to do well in life, getting top positions at top companies in IB, HF, biglaw, etc. the biglaw guys did summer intern in biglaw so I...
TheLaughingLiberal
351 week 5 days ago
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BU Summer Term vs CornellI am currently a high school junior with a strong interest in finance (more specifically HF's) as a career choice. My top school choices are Cornell's AEM program, UT Business Honors Program, and NYU Stern. I currently have a 3.93 UW/4.3 Weighted GPA with a 35 on the ACT. I was wondering if taking a...
aditya00
01 week 5 days ago
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UG Grades during MBA recruitmentHello, I'm looking for some insight on how UG performance might affect recruitment (internships/full time) from an MBA program. I'm Canadian and have an opportunity to go to Rotman (University of Toronto). Goal is to transition into IBanking. Secondary option is consulting. I've found a few simila...
Nubiles
01 week 5 days ago
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Here are the Target Undergraduate Schools in CanadaI've seen a lot of posts asking about target schools for finance in Canada. Since I've done a lot of research, I'm going to provide a quick summary to current/future students in Canada looking to break into Bay Street or Wall Street right out of college (without MBA, CFA, etc.) The major difference...
thefinancekid
581 week 5 days ago
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Berkeley Econ vs. Haas vs. USC Marshall vs. Indiana BloomingtonHi guys, I currently have a big decision to make. I'm hoping you guys can give me some input. I am currently studying at UC Riverside, and I just got an admission letter from UC Berkeley, USC, and Indiana University - Bloomington. I am hoping to break into IB in the future. From my understanding, ...
Chun Lung
51 week 5 days ago
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New US News Rankings Out- 1. HBS/Wharton 2. Boothhttps://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-business-schools?int=a4d609 1. HBS 1. Wharton 3. Booth 4. Kellog 4. Stanford...
BeeBoop2016
81 week 5 days ago
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UChicago Econ v. UPenn WhartonI had the opportunity last year to pick between these two schools and selected the University of Chicago. Though I do plan on entering investment banking, I wanted to learn theoretical economics before applied finance, something I believe that Wharton undergraduate students lack. I personally belie...
AirBorneMileHigh
1651 week 6 days ago

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