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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 ...
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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...
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Does going to a Community College hurt my chances of transferring into a Semi-Target?So, for financial reasons, I have no other choice but to drop my enrollment for my state-flagship. I have a good HS record (3.4 GPA w/ 6 APs). I have no other option but to go to my CC for 2 years. When I've worked and gathered some money to go out of state, will top business schools like UNC, UT, ...
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Which B-School webinar would you most want to see? Linda Abraham, the founder and CEO of Accepted.com, asked me which webinar would be best to give for the WSO Audience, I told her probably C) "How to get into the M7", but I thought I'd put the question out to you guys! Let us know in the comments. a) Webinar - Get Accepted to HBS b) Panel Discuss...
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Do MBA programs favor alums?I have heard that schools like Darden may give a slight bump to students who graduated from UVA undergrad. Is there any basis for this?...
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What majors/minors could I combine with finance to increase my chances at getting a job in financeI'm going to be a freshman at a non target school (university of Maryland college park) and I wanted to major in finance. after browsing reddit( financial career subreddit) and WSO I saw discussions stating that getting a degree in finance from a non major is useless and is only valued at Targets/se...
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GMAT Sacrifices, unpaid leave?Hi All, Boy I sure go from strength to strength with my posts (see previous post here: https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/mba-change-of-heart-timing-critical). Since the time of my last post I've made commitments to a routine study plan. I've familiarised myself with the majority of content, m...
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Should I lie/exaggerate on my Business School application?Hi everyone. I am delighted to be part of this vibrant community. I did a bit of web development here and their. Like, maybe a few thousand dollars a year. Should I exaggerate this on my B school application, to account for a bit of unemployment? I did some freelance work online and stuff. ALSO,...
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Hult finally gets accredited The business school that has haunted your inbox for years has finally been accredited. According to this article [quotes] Nearly three years after announcing a merger with Britain’s Askridge Business School, Hult International Business School today (June 20) said it had gained accreditation f...
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UChicago UndergraduateGoing through past posts from 2007-2012 i've seen a lot of discussion on the state of recruiting/presence of uchicago in IBD BB and it seems to be extremely negative. If booth is as strong as people claim, being a significant feeder into banking where other top b-schools (H/S/W) might focus on buy-s...
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LBS Masters in Financial Analysis vs HEC MSc in FinanceHi everyone! I am currently experiencing a dilemma with regards to my postgraduate studies. I just received notice that I was admitted to both the recent Masters in Financial Analysis of LBS and the MSc in International Finance of HEC Paris. I would like to pursue a career in PE (notably in VC an...
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Canadian MBA to MBB ConsultingHi WSO, I wanted to gain a better understanding of the post MBA consulting scene in Canada. Which MBA programs would allow me to break into the top 3 Strategy firms? Based on my initial research, it seems that Ivey, Rotman, and Queens seem to be the most "target". Also since employment reports don'...
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Fordham or NEU? 2017 Undergraduate Economics MajorHI Guys, I am accepted by both Fordham College in Lincoln Center(Economics Major) and Northeastern University College of Social Science and Humanities(Economics Major). Northeastern University is more highly ranked (39 in US NEWS) and has the unique Co-op program to help me start my internships (It...
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Manbassadors at Haas School of BusinessHey Monkeys, I just read this article about gender inequality in the Haas School of Business.   The first two paragraphs essentially describe what this program is about...  [quotes] UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business recently profiled the Manbassadors, a student organization that provides ...
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Kid drops out on Bitcoin $1M bet with parentsCheck out this interesting post. I do agree that you can learn anything from Youtube / Wikipedia / Google http://www.cnbc.com/2017/06/20/bitcoin-millionaire-erik-finman-says-going-to-college-isnt-worth-it.html ...
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Warwick MSc Econ or HEC Paris MiMHi guys, I am having difficulty making the choice between the 2. I'm: - An international student who graduated from UCL BSc Econ - Don't have much work experience - Can work in UK Both have good reputations but I'm only looking to work in Hong Kong or London. Course wise MiM would be more relevan...
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LBS reputation in USAGuys, Do you think a postgraduate (MiM or MFA) at LBS would be useful to breaking into USA job market? I know LBS reputation is good. But would like to know your thoughts (considering a lot of people are from USA) My goal is to live and work in USA (NY, Chicago, Boston, SF etc.) in IBD / PE. ...
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Best business electives for investment banking?Hey Monkeys, I am at a semi-target university and I would like to pick 6 of the elective courses listed below that are most relevant for investment banking. Managerial Economics Competitive Strategy Intermediate Financial Accounting 1 Intermediate Financial Accounting 2 Advanced Financial A...
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MIT vs. LBS vs. OxfordHi everyone! I've been admitted to all of the following programs and I'm having a very hard time deciding between them. I want to do a couple of years in IB and then move to PE. I have no preference for location. Any advice would be hugely appreciated! Oxford Said, MSc Financial Economics PROS • ...
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LSE MsC in Financial Economics --> FT BB IBD Analyst in LondonJust wanted your opinion on something. I am an undergrad at a top 3 (edit: consistently ranked in the top 3) US undergraduate accounting program. I am interested in working in London at a BB IBD. I was wondering if anyone knew if the BBs hired out the MsC in Financial Economics or even MsC in Accoun...
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Johns Hopkins Carey School of Business AACSB accredited in February Any thoughts on Johns Hopkins Carey b-school now that they have gotten their AACSB accreditation? I’m considering them for the part-time MBA program. A little background on me…I was at an investment consulting firm in Chicago for about 5 years. Started off on the general consulting side (ana...
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Odds for top 20 MBAs? Very Low GPA, Above Average GMAT, 5 Years work EXPHi all, I am looking forward to get an MBA soon and I would like to get some "reality check" for my chances at top 20 MBAs with 5 years work experience, as my undergrad was a sad story. Nationality: 100% Thai Final undergrad GPA: 3.13, Engineering, 2-3 D+ and 2-3 C in quant subjects ( first year ...
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Is MIT Sloan a bat fit for those with non-STEM/Humanities Backgrounds? I'm currently working with an admissions consultant atm. I have a high GPA from an ivy league undergrad, solid f500 WE in marketing w/ progression, decent ECs, and a 740 GMAT. However, my consultant told me not to apply to MIT Sloan because even if I got in, it wouldn't be a good fit given my underg...
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MBA References - How much time does it take?I'm at the stage now of prepping for the GMAT exam and an MBA application. One of the biggest issues I'm facing is deciding who to ask to be my references. I am aware that I require two of them and ideally one being current line manager. The problem is that I have just been given a promotion to a s...
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Emory Undergrad - Economics/CS over Goizueta Business School BBA?Simply, I would like to major in something a little more theoretical in college. Frankly, I just enjoyed the Econ and CS courses at Emory more than I did the pre-requisite Business School courses. Just took an intro CS course and Intermediate Econ Courses and really enjoyed it/did well. I plan on ge...
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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...
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Sciences Po Paris Hi, I'm interested in pursuing a Master of Science at Sciences Po Paris, I've heard that they have a great brand name and on the top of that multiple prestigious partnerships with Top 30 B-school all over the US. Any recommendations ? Thanks a lot...
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HEC MIB vs. DD Sciences Po-SIPAHi, I got admitted to both of these programs: HEC MSc in International Business and Sciences Po Paris - Columbia SIPA dual degree in international business (first year is spent in Finance et Strategie at Sciences Po; second year in the Intl Finance and Economic Policy of SIPA's MA in Intl Affairs)...
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Msc Finance Bocconi-HEC-SSE-Sciences-Po-ESADEHello, I am finishing my undergrad in a well known Canadian University and would like to continue my studies in Europe. I have applied to the following schools and would like some help to rank my choices. I want to start working in Europe (I am a EU citizen). -HEC Msc international Business, was s...
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Best Schools In EuropeI'm applying to go to university in 2015 and I have been searching for good colleges in Europe (Im from Europe) My criteria is as follows: Decent reputation Not impossible to get into In a good city Good teaching Must have 3 year degree in finance, or finance & economics. I plan on moving to th...
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HEC vs. LBS for MIM I'm trying to decide between HEC and LBS for a masters in management, but I'm having an extremely difficult time. I am slightly more interested in LBS since it is only a 1 year program. However, I have started to see conflicting opinions regarding the actual quality of LBS for management. I've read ...
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Bocconi Vs Essec Hi :) What is the best master in finance between Essec and Bocconi for job prospects? Career? Salary? What are the pros and cons of each School ? Thank you ...
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ESSEC Business School Master in Finance ? Hi Everyone, What's your opinion about ESSEC master in Finance ? Is it well regarded in London ? What are the job prospects after this master? Thank you ...
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LBS MiM vs. LSE MSc Accounting & Finance for IBDHey Everyone, I am currently deciding between the LBS MiM and LSE MSc Accounting & Finance offers. I have read the numerous threads regarding this topic but they all seem somewhat outdated. My main goal is to work in IBD in either London or Asia. To my understanding, LSE's reputation is slightly b...
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LSE Graduate RecruitmentHi WSO, I am a Canadian who will be attending LSE MSc Accounting & Finance in September. Given my background, I do not know too much about the recruiting scene in Europe/UK, and would appreciate some advice from all you experts. **My goal is to land a BB IBD (London/HK) internship for summer 2018,...
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What's the best Target?Personally, I prefer the Super Targets for one stop shopping, but is there anyone out there that likes the regular ones or even the mini-ones (heard of them but never experienced)....
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Good News: UT Austin McCombs MSF will get STEM designation by the end of this summer, class of 2019 to be STEM designated!McCombs MSF will join Vanderbilt (top MSFs with STEM designation) this summer. Keeping in view the current state, foreign students getting sponsored by employers right away after graduation is getting increasingly difficult. So this gives foreign student increased flexibility before getting their H1...
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Chances for HBS / GSB (2+2)Hi, First post here. Just looking for some honest feedback regarding chances for deferred admission, and hoping someone can poke some holes in my potential applicant profile. Currently in my last year so will ideally be applying this fall/spring. University: Non-target, top 100 state school Prospe...
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LSE application: my course pick for breaking into IBDMonkeys, I'm studying for the GMAT and my score will be decisive for get into an LSE program. I can choice 2 course at the beginning. My best choices are (in order): Finance and PE Accounting & Finance Management Economics and Management Quantitative methods for risk management Management and s...
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UCR graduate program MSFHi All, I am considering applying to UCR this year and I would like to hear some feedback about their Masters in Finance Program. Any thoughts are welcome....
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Fordham Gabelli, Semi-target or Non-target (Undergrad)What do you guys think about Fordham Univ. Gabelli School of Business. Semi or Non target? Im still deciding where to go... Thanks....
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How good are these for undergrad?Everyone knows about how good at placements targets are - how about these non-targets? Give seperate ratings for S&T/IBD/ and HF and P/E if applicable (I doubt this) Baruch Macaulay University of Maryland Smith (Does the Senbet Fund make a difference?) Carnegie Mellon - Tepper Carnegie Mellon - Mel...
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Will a extended sabbatical hurt MBA chancesHey y'all, I've seriously considered an MBA for some time, it's on the radar after 4 years of working, though I'm still hesitant whether it's the right decision or not, but I'm hoping it's still a possibility after what I have planned next. Plan: What I'm going to do is to just take some time off...
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Imperial vs LBS Urgent!Monkeys I need urgent help! I have received offers from: LBS, Masters in Management and Imperial College Business School, Msc. of Finance I have 2 days to confirm LBS and just got in Imperial...I REALLY don't know which one is best to get into investment banking...please I need someone's help!!...
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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)...
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Should I go to Hult Business School?I just got an offer from Hult, but no mention of fin aid as of yet. I'm not too sure about their rep. I hear great things and then equally bad things. Anyone with any insight? Simply, am I likely to get a good IB position following graduation? I applied for the SF campus and ideally will remain ...
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2.5 months off before MBAFellow monkeys, After 6+ years in consulting, making it to EM, I'm now taking the unusual (because am doing it a little late) step of going for a 1 year MBA (think Kellogg, INSEAD, LBS). Main reason is because I only have an undergrad degree, and I have aspirations beyond consulting for which I thi...
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UK Tier 4 VisaHi TSR, I have some inquiries regarding the Tier 4 study Visa application process, particularly the financial proof portion. Since I am Canadian, I qualify as a "low-risk" application and do not need to include any documentary evidence in my application (but would need to provide if requested). I ...
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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...
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Urgent: Law to Business Transition Hello WSO, First time on the forum. I'm in need of some timely assistance with a transition that is now consuming my ability to live. Please offer anything you can to point me in the right direction. I was formerly enrolled as a law student on the west coast at a relatively prestigious top-20 rank...
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Profile Evaluation & School Suggestions (LSE MSc. Finance)Hello, I plan on applying to M.fin programs in the fall of 2016 and would like some advice regarding school selection. I hope to break into IBD after completion of my maters Profile: 1. Age: 23 2. Nationality: Canadian Citizen 3. UG: Johns Hopkins University, BA in International Studies (3.7/4.0)...
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MSc. at Cass or LSE?Hey guys, I need some advice on what school to I should choose for my MSc. My career goal is to break into investment banking and from that perspective LSE has a better reputation. Unfortunately, I didn't get into a finance/economics masters at LSE, instead I got admitted to MSc. in Economic Histo...
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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...
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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...
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BSc thesis topic:I need your adviceMonkeys I'm looking for a good thesis topic. Macro topic is PE or M&A. About M&A my picks are: - Differences of M&A valuation from DCF etc. - M&A and deregulation: case of Citigroup and Travelers - M&A between Eu IFRS and US Gaaps About PE my picks are: - zombie PE funds - how a PE invest - PE...
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VC experience between undergrad and B SchoolPeople, I might get a chance to interview with a VC for an investment analyst position. Assuming my ultimate goal is to get into HBS/GSB/Wharton MBA, is it a value adding experience? I guess the VC's reputation matters, so I'll give some details VC: IDG Ventures Location: South Asia emerging mar...
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How does London Business School compare to M7?How does London Business School compare to M7 schools in terms of repuration and ranking? How does it compare to Harward, Stanford and Wharton?...
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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...
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Admissions into EMBAI understand that an EMBA is worse for career switchers, but just from the stand point of admissions. Is it possible to be admitted into an EMBA with 1-3 years of WE and being below 30 years old? Just curious...
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How good in Masters in Finance from UIUC?My application for Masters in Finance has been accepted by UIUC. I am an international student from India and already have about 7 years of experience working for private equity clients and last 2-3 years working as a offshore support for a sell-side analyst. I am kinda worried about my future prosp...
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Columbia SIPA Vs. Columbia Business School Msc programs We all know that in NYC, Columbia's MBA gives you the best opportunities for finance roles. But getting into the program is difficult. As an alternative route, a lot of people also enrol into Masters programs in Columbia's SIPA school and get finance roles - search linkedin to verify this. But...
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McGill Desautels Faculty of ManagementI was wondering if some of you could share their taughts on Desautels for econ/finance? I am also considering HEC Montréal because I am a french Canadian. How hard is it to get in honours program? Thanks alot!...
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Rising senior IU Kelley finance 3.1 GPA trying to break into IB will I need grad school due to my low GPA?I should have joined the banking workshop when I was a sophomore, but I was rather lazy my first few years and let my GPA crumble after that. All of my roommates are in the workshop and I've gained an interest in the field from them. I'm going into my senior year with a rather weak GPA of a 3.1 and ...
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Quantitative Finance Masters for non-STEM studentsI'm final year business student based in Europe and looking for information on Masters in Quantitative Finance courses at decent schools either in Europe (preferably) or USA which do not require a strong quantitative background. There is an excellent MSc QF in my undergrad university but they requi...
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What do AdComms think of Bloomberg sales experience ?To make a long story short I just got an offer for Bloomberg in their sales and analytics program in London and want to see if Bschool would be an option if I don't enjoy it after 3-5 years. Right now It's like a perfect fit for me in terms of what I enjoy (more people orientated and 40 - 50 hours ...
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NYU Part-Time vs. Columbia Executive MBAIf you had to keep your day job in Manhattan while pursuing an MBA, which one of these programs is better if your goal is to end up working at a hedge fund or bank in the NY area? ...
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PE Bruh: Bschool Now or Next Year?Hey guys, figured I'd throw this out there and see what feedback the WSO community had for me. A quick background: 1) 2 years at an "elite boutique" in NYC 2) 1 year at mm pe fund: closed 1 deal early on but fund couldn't raise capital so jumped ship at the end of my first year 3) Restarted as a fir...
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Just bought this book for self studying.. Thoughts?Monkeys, I just bought the Official GMAT Guide 2017 (the green one) + the various Manhattan books in PDF. From where do you think is better to start? Is the green one a good book? I have 2 months, target: >680 Cheers ...
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Here Is Some Social Media AdviceGmatClub Posted these tips aimed at MBA applicants, but can be useful for anyone. Figuring that a lot of us one here are getting ready for recruiting in the fall, I thought these would be helpful. [quote] #1: Perform your own online audit. Begin by Googling your name (in all variations) and check ...
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Villanova - Choosing between Bentley and Villanova I have to choose between Bentley University and Villanova University, not really sure which one I like better and the cost will be the same. Can anyone give me some advice?...
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Finance at W&M, UVA - Econ or UNC - KF?I've heard a lot of people say W&M is the way to go since it's a smaller school with loyal alumni but others have said go to UVA for the "prestige", I would apply as an Econ major because McIntire is hard to get into. Any other schools in mind? I could try to transfer into UNC - KF with instate tui...
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Combined degree in UF or masters in an Ivy League schoolI just got accepted as a finance transfer student to the University of Florida. I am thinking of doing a combined degree with my bachelors degree but I am confused on what to do to land a decent job after I graduate. what is the better option to do a masters in an Ivy League school or the combined d...
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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...
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You don't really need to go to M7 MBA to make it to MBB! From 27th ranked school to BCG.Apparently you can go to USNR #27 ranked B School, and still make it to BCG. Look at this link. http://poetsandquants.com/2017/05/07/2017-best-mbas-lydia-islan-university-washington-foster/?linkId=38372008 I guess this forum is so hypes the need to go to a M7 B School a little bit too much....
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Columbia MBA - Underrated ??Hi guys, Have been diving into MBA school research for my next year's applications and couldn't really understand the reason behind Columbia's low rankings in the US News (#9). School's notable alumni representation is one of the strongest on Wall Street, employment reports look great (lots of MBB ...
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Berkeley vs Cornell for IBI am a rising sophomore at Berkeley, and I received a guaranteed transfer option to Cornell AEM. Is Cornell better than Berkeley for ibanking? If so, does anyone know how much better it is (like how many more Cornell grads place in BB than Berkeley grads)? And is it a lot easier to get an interview ...
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Finished 1st Year at HBS - Ask Me Anything (AMA)Approximately one year ago I did this AMA about being accepted and attending HBS. A week ago I finished my last final exam of my RC year (1st year) at Harvard Business School. I have had some time to reflect on the experience (and some spare time before I start my internship this summer) and I thou...
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Bachelor at non-target and Master at target?Hello everyone, I am 19 years old and finished my A-Levels last year. In October I will begin to study economics at a non-target School. I want to get into IB, but don't know how to score an internship at a BB or Boutique Bank coming from a non-target School. My question is, how relevant is my bache...
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Just got off Brown's waitlist. Is Brown better than Michigan-Ross BBA?Didn't see this coming. Pre-admitted to Ross, had mentally prepared to be in Ann Arbor last few months -- $150M new b-school facilities, Harbaugh, Big Ten sports, Go Blue!, etc. I get it, Harvard and Stanford are obviously better than Michigan, but seems trickier with Brown. I've been there and love...
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Could someone please give me a list or direct me to a list of Ms in Finance tier 2 or 3 programs?Could someone please give me a list or direct me to a list of Ms in finance tier 2 or 3 programs? Thank you,...
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Top business schools of smaller countriesHow would you guys see a job applicant who has studied at a top university of a smaller country? I'm currently studying for a bachelors degree in Aalto university school of business which is the best college in Finland and I'm debating if I should apply somewhere else for master's. Aalto is most lik...
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Summer internship choices to achieve Target Master program (Europe)Dear WSO visitors, I have recently come into a spot where I have to make a tough decision. Allow me to describe my situation: I am currently a 20-year-old Bachelor student in the Netherlands. I go to a non-target university without any prospect of BB IB or MM PE. I am finishing my 6 month internsh...
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Are elite boarding schools overrated? Colleague's little brother just graduated from one...She posted graduation pictures on facebook. I poked around the tagged brother's friends and they're mostly heading to respectable but not great colleges, e.g. Trinity, Bucknell, Colby, Michigan, NYU. So their college is going to be a downgrade in prestige from their boarding school. Is this normal...
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Air Force to MBAI am leaving the Air Force within a year and I have a bachelor's degree in Radiological Sciences (was an x-ray tech). I am wondering how much that will be held against me I have a 3.8 GPA and I plan on attending McCombs full-time. ...
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Bentley University vs Binghamton University UndergraduateI'm a high school senior, and right now I'm pretty passionate about studying econ/finance in college and then hopefully going into investment banking. My eventual goal would be working at a hedge fund. I've been accepted at both Binghamton and Bentley, which are probably my best options right now. I...
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Non Target UG 2.9 GPA; BO to FO promotion; Volunteer work; Small Business; What GMAT Do I need for Booth or Kellogg?Hey All, UG 2.9 Non Target State School BSc in Finance (no real justification). I've been have working in AM BO for 1 year now right out of school and secured a FO rotational program for 1 more year through 3 different teams. I will be opening my own gym open for public in less than 6months pri...
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Yale Silver Scholars MBA with $ Vs HEC Ms in International Finance with $$Hey guys. I am European and finished my undergrad in the US. I was lucky enough to get acceptance letters from most masters in finance programs as well as Yale's Silver Scholar program. Ultimately, I am between Yale MBA with scholarship Vs HEC Masters in International Finance with a large scholars...
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Tricks for getting into top MBA program?Hey Guys, I am wondering if any of u know any particular tricks for getting accepting into a top MBA Program. Tricks, such as- when applying for upenn for undergraduate (but really want to go to Wharton), the school statistics have shown that students are far more likely to get accepted if they ap...
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Could anyone provide some advice for a transfer student?I'm a Canadian who moved to Dallas almost two years ago. I've done two years of community college and am now transferring in Fall 2017. I'm trying to determine what school I should choose to land a job in Investment Banking. Here are the schools I've narrowed it down to, along with some additional...
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Rice University vs. UT Austin McCombs UndergraduateI am fortunate enough to have been accepted to both of these top schools in Texas. My goal is to work in energy IB in the region, and then move to PE or a megafund. I'd be studying finance at UT Austin, or Mathematical Economic Analysis with a minor in business at Rice University. I'm not sure which...
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Incoming Kellogg MBA - Consulting Chances HelpI am an incoming 2Y MBA student at Kellogg with a background in impact investing & investment management, a top undergrad (HYPS), and stats (GPA, GMAT) above average for the program. My goal is to transition into consulting through a summer internship at either MBB or a tier 2 firm (OW, Deloitte, St...
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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...
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new york institute of finance certsdoes anyone know if the NYIF certs are worth doing? what kindof credibility do those certificates have? http://nyif.com/ ...
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Fear of Brexit brain drain as EU nationals leave British universitiesThis morning I've found this interesting article about Brexit and education: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jun/03/brexit-universities-academics-eu-rights?cmpid=BBBXT060517_BIZ&utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_term=170605&utm_campaign=brexit In addition to this, Bloomberg expla...
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Why a Master's Degree Won't lead to IB/FO?For someone who is applying for master programs... some career placement reports say that they have a lot of people getting into IB/FO, but meanwhile people say that FO usually (or only) hires undergrads and MBAs. How is that not a contradiction ? ...
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Georgetown MSF --> M7? Curious what people's thoughts are on this. If someone went to a nontarget undergrad with good grades/ECs and now has a decent finance job would doing the MSF help with MBA applications? ...
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Double Major in Computer Science?Uprising freshman to the Red McCombs School of Business as an undergrad... Should I try to double major in Computer Science or just focus on Finance if I am trying to get into IB and eventually private equity, HF, VC? The reason why I'm coming to this decision is because I heard that getting an engi...
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Georgetown University Online MSFBooyah! Georgetown just announced that they are starting an online MSF. I would imagine this is the first step towards offering an on campus version. This is great news for anyone looking for a remote education and will compete nicely with the Indiana program. I have a couple emails out to peop...
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HEC, LBS, LSECould somebody please asses my chances in each of these schools? Undergraduate in finance from a small private school, as non-target as a school can possibly be. I graduated with a 4.0 in 3 years for whatever that is worth GMAT: 710. I still have some time so and I believe that I could improve m...

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