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Ask mbaMission about Business School AdmissionsWSO is excited to have the experts from mbaMission on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. mbaMission is the world’s leading MBA admissions consulting firm and the only one exclusively recommended by Manhattan Prep and Kaplan GMAT. Their dedicated, full-time Senior Co...
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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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Which masters to choose?Background: BSc in Economics and maths I have the following offers: 1. MSc Economics from (1yr) Warwick 2. MSc Economics from (2yr) Sciences Po Paris 3. A few other lower ranked schools (not relevant) From what I've read, Warwick has a good brand-name in the UK, while SP is very strong in Franc...
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MS in Financial Engineering or related course in EuropeHi, I am interested in doing MS in Financial Engineering or something related to same course from any European countries. I want a good university for this course and it should of two-years. Can anyone suggest me a list of good universities for this course in Europe and job market for that course is...
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M7 MBA: IB SA (First year)--->recruiting for FT MBB/T2 with FT no IB offer(2nd year), what should be your excuse for switching?Consulting firms in 2nd year are definitely going to ask you why you're making the switch. What should be the excuse/justification/whatever? Thanks...
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RSM vs EDHEC for Private EquityI want to pursue a career in PE as an associate and I need some input as to which masters degree would be the most suitable for the job. I have a background in Economics and Business Administration I am choosing between RSM's MSc Finance & Investments Advanced and EDHEC's MSc in Corporate Finance ...
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Which Targets Should I Apply To?I am currently a rising sophomore at a semi target ranked ~30s. I have about a 3.8 GPA and some good involvement in clubs and business competitions. I want to apply to transfer to some target schools as a junior, but I'm not sure which schools are "worth" the move from a semi target. Obviously Harva...
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Help on my College List (Investment Banking/Finance)Reaches 1. UPenn 2. UCB 3. UMich Ross Targets 1. UVA 2. Georgetown 3. UT Austin 4. UNC 5. USC 6. Boston College 7. Emory 8. Northeastern 9. UCLA 10. Boston University Safeties 1. Indiana University 2. Villanova 3. Fordham 4. Baruch ——— US Citizen - Asian Stats - GPA : (unsure) I hav...
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To anyone considering an MBAThere has been a lot of recent discussion on these forums as well as in the media regarding the value of an MBA. As a longtime member of the community and someone who recently made the decision to pursue an MBA, I thought I’d share some thoughts. You can see my full background story here: "How I...
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Finance Undergrad to MBA in FinanceI am wondering how it looks to get an MBA in Finance after a Bachelors Degree in Finance with work experience? Currently, only BB Ops recruits at my school and I would have to do all of the leg-work trying to recruit for Investment Banking internships. In the situation that I can't land an offer, ca...
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What business schools to apply for an exchange semester?So, I am currently attending HSG St. Gallen and doing my BBA there and I have been asking myself which university I should pick for my exchange semester. My goal is to get into the HEC-HSG double degree program where you can get a Master of Finance and the SIM in just two years and after that to get...
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HBS Peek WeekendHey everyone, I am a junior who was just accepted to Harvard Business School's Peek Weekend in June. Is it worth the $200? Does it give a leg up in the admissions process for applying to an HBS MBA or the 2+2 later?...
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Northwestern vs CornellI'm a freshman at UCLA majoring in Econ with a 4.0 GPA. I applied to transfer to a few schools and was accepted to Northwestern and Cornell (CAS). After undergrad I want to work in investment banking, preferably HK, NYC or London (I'm English and live in Hong Kong). I'm having a hard time deciding...
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What should I do?I'm currently in high school in Sweden with less than a year left until I apply to college. I haven't done anything significant or participated in any typically meritorious extracurricular activities but I'll still likely get into Stockholm School of Economics as the application process in Sweden i...
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Timing MBA with Military serviceHey all, This is my first post on here but I've been a long time lurker. I am a recent graduate of one of the service academies. I recognize that my number one priority for at least 5 years is to serve my country and be the best officer possible. However, I know at some point that I would like to a...
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Which universities should I apply to?Hi, So this is the list of my universities and I can apply to upto 6 universities. Which ones are the best for me to have a good shot working at a BB or a Boutique Investment Bank? Carnegie Mellon University University of California Boston University University of Michigan Ann Arbor Boston Colleg...
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MIT vs Yale for undergraduateHi everyone. I’m a senior in high school with just a few days left to accept admission to either Yale or MIT. I plan on pursuing a career in finance after graduation but I’m torn between two great options. I plan to study a combination of computer science, data science and economics, so MIT woul...
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LSE Finance vs WBS Financial MathematicsI applied for an MSc Finance at LSE and WBS after doing my undergraduate in a stats-related course at Warwick. I've received offers from both, but WBS has stated they "believe I am better suited to" MSc Financial Mathematics, and have hence made the offer for that course with a 50% scholarship. I...
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Johns Hopkins vs Northwestern vs Rice I will be transferring to one of these schools as an engineering major in the fall(I plan on continuing my studies in computer science focused on Artificial Intelligence) and am interested in working in finance, specifically quantitative finance. I plan to stay for a fifth year to get my masters spe...
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Wharton/Harvard 2019 SA Process?Can anyone speak for what's going on for H/W recruiting? Multiple friends have told me that Moelis, PJT, Evercore, Greenhill, and JP have already filled/mostly filled their SA classes. ...
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Better program for a veteran looking to work on the StreetI’m leaving the military after a decade of service and have been admitted to Columbia GS and Yale’s EWSP. I’m interested in studying economics, with the ultimate aim being grad school and a client-facing, revenue generating, role on the Street. Both schools are great opportunities, and I under...
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UBC Sauder (BUCS) vs Waterloo DDP (BBA+CS) vs Rotman CommerceHi! I'm an international student, looking to breakthrough in the world of marketing. I've had an interest in CS since I was a kid but stopped pursuing it later on due to my change in extracurriculars. I've shortlisted 3 top business schools in Canada and am super confused on which one to choose. My...
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Grad Plus LoansHi, I wanted to get some advice from those who have borrowed Grad plus loans before. FAFSA websites say that you can borrow up to the cost of attendance minus loans and scholarships. My issue is that I will be living off campus and I don't understand if these loans will cover my living expenses or j...
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HELP - OSU vs UIUCI am an incoming sophomore at a community college that will be transferring to either UIUC or Ohio State. At this stage, investment banking is not my first choice for a career but I still want to keep that door open before I nail down what I want to do. I'm thinking along the lines of consulting or...
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UT BHP vs NYU StermDaughter was on waitlist at NYU for Stern school. She is accepted and BHP program at UT Austin McCombs, So, now wants to go to NYU. If I put cost not in consideration, what would you suggest. She thinks she wants to do Investment banking. ...
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Leveraging Psychiatry for a MBAHello-- I am a 29 year old who went to a state school of undergrad, Harvard for medical school and now I am at Columbia for psychiatry residency. I have completed USLME Step 1-3 and now I am contemplating how I want my future career to look. I have no business background, but I am interested i...
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Vanderbilt vs UT Austin (Undergrad)Hate to do it but hoping to get some responses from graduates/people familiar with both schools. Interested in studying finance undergrad but at Vandy would do Econ. Not sure what I want to do after graduation but want to have the option to go into banking/consulting if that is my interest. I was ad...
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Bschool Waitlist Update QuestionHey guys, figured I'd see if anyone has experience / advice on the following situation. I applied to a handful of schools round 2 and got accepted to an M7 that I'm pretty happy with but am also waitlisted at an HSW school. I had previously updated the school letting them know of some professional d...
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Best schools/locations to study abroad at?What are the best and most reputable schools/locations in the world to study abroad at during undergrad? What looks best on your resume when you are applying for jobs after your undergrad and then business schools later on?...
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UK Target UnisHow would you ranks the following for job placement in the City: Oxford, Cambridge, Warwick, Bristol, Edinburgh, KCL, St. Andrews, Durham, Nottingham, LSE, UCL, Imperial, Bath, Exeter, Manchester and Newcastle...
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Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)Hi guys, I've been browsing the Internet here and there searching for info about this uni and its placement. I haven't found a lot of info tho. ( the post were a bit old i.e. 2014) What is the reputation and the value of this uni? Is the admission criteria(first come, first served) a signal of the...
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Criteria for choosing business school for pre experience masters in finance in USA?Hi! After failure of my first post to get answers, I am writing a new one. Yes I am desperate. I am planning to do masters program in finance with ambition of landing a entry level job in asset management in the USA. I have chosen some schools where I may apply but I would like to know the criteria...
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Does applying to business schools as a Deloitte non-GSAP candidate hurt your odds?Academic profile is 760 GMAT, 3.92 GPA in a top 10 for the major liberal arts program. Professional profile is technology consulting at Deloitte for 3+ years at time of application this fall. I am 50/50 on applying to GSAP this year due to some of my network leaving the firm as well as not being s...
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CFA Level 1 tips and thoughts I would like to start to prepar the CFA level 1 in order to attend this december's exam. Given I'm working and from september I'll be studying for the MSc, I would like to know how many time it takes to prepare the CFA level 1 with a business and finance background (BSc)..? There are tips or books ...
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2018 UK Target Uni - MSc - for FO jobs: put your POV2018 guide (obviously based on my experience and from various rankings) TARGET: Oxbridge, LSE, LBS, IBS STRONG SEMI: Warwick, UCL SEMI: Cass, Edinburgh, Bath, Manchester, Durham Other SEMI: Exeter, Queen Mary, Bristol, Kings, and so on through the Russel Group. Decent chances to get a FO job b...
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700 Score on the GMAT - Should I retake it?I just scored a 700 on the GMAT with a 48 (69%) on the Quantitative section and a 37 (83%) on the Verbal section. I also got perfect scores on the Integrated Reasoning and Analytical Writing Assessment. It was also my first time taking the GMAT. I am looking to apply to top 10 business schools (i.e....
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Is NYU Stern worth 70K tuition per yearHello, my daughter is admitted to NYU Stern undergraduate, but has been offered only 11K scholarship that leaves approx. 66K to be paid out of pocket and I expect it to increase 3 to 4 % year or year in next 3 years. She has also gotten admission into UT Austin’s Mccomb business school’s non-BHP...
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Undergrad: USC vs. CMC vs. CMU vs. WMHey guys, I've been lurking for awhile but I need advice on the best business education for undergraduate. I'm trying to weigh the quality with the costs. I was accepted into: * USC Marshall (1/2 tuition scholly) $45k/yr * Claremont McKenna $70k/yr * Carnegie Mellon Tepper $70k/yr * Will...
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Northwestern Transfer??I will be attending Northwestern University starting this fall as a transfer student. How good is Northwestern for IBD? Any suggestions on things to do? How hard is it to keep a high gpa? I will be studying econ and looking to apply to the Kellog Certificate program. From what I have read, it seams ...
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WUSTL MS Finance Corporate Track VS Illinois Institute of Technology MS Finance Hello, Please bear with/forgive me if I am not being thorough enough, this is my first time posting. I was recently admitted to Illinois Institute of Technology MS Finance and the WUSTL MS Finance Corporate Finance track. I like the Illinois Tech option mainly because it looks like it offers more q...
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Keeping Your MBA Plans A Secret At Work?Every year we have clients who do not feel comfortable telling their employers about their MBA plans. Regardless of the reason for this hesitation, many of you may be wrestling with how to handle the LOR process if your boss is not as supportive as you might like. Should you: (1) keep your B school...
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MM IB -> B-school?I am a rising senior at an Ivy with a near 4.0 GPA and will work at an MM IB this summer. I will try to get a job at a BB or EB full time but, if I don't, was wondering what my chances would be for business school after 2 years as an analyst, or maybe wait until I'm an associate (not sure when peopl...
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Bocconi or WarwickHi guys, Have been offered a place at Bocconi (BSc International Economics and Management) and a place at Warwick (Bsc Management), I am currently hesitating between both. Having been brought up by English parents in France, I am therefore bilingual. Hoping to end up in the USA at the end of my stud...
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Bocconi or WarwickHi guys, Have been offered a place at Bocconi (BSc International Economics and Management) and a place at Warwick (Bsc Management), I am currently hesitating between both. Having been brought up by English parents in France, I am therefore bilingual. Hoping to end up in the USA at the end of my stud...
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Bocconi Bsc International Economics and Management or Warwick Bsc Management Hi guys, Having been offered a place at Bocconi (Bsc International Economics and Management) and Warwick (Bsc Management), I am now hesitating.. Having been brought by English parents in France, I therefore speak fluently French and English. Hoping to end up in the USA after my degree, which one wo...
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How to Break in from "Non-target"?Throughout High School I've always not cared enough about school to try hard getting a 3.5 W, but Senior year is when I realized and ending up getting a 4.4 gpa with 4 ap 3 regular and am on track to get the same second semester. I have testings scores of 34 act, plan on getting a 36, and 780 Math 2...
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Help me choose schools for Investment Banking! Hi all, I am new here, and i have completed my transfer applications. I have been admitted into some schools, and i am waiting for other schools. Here is my school list. Yale Stanford Upenn Duke Northwestern Johns Hopkins Cornell Georgetown USC WUSTL CMC Wesleyan Boston College Colgate(admitted) ...
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Transfer: Penn CAS vs. Columbia College vs. Duke Trinity IBRising sophomore (got into these 3). From what I've seen on other threads: Wharton spillover > Columbia > Duke?...
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MSF Chances with 3.61 GPAHey, I was wondering if someone would be able to tell me my actual chances of getting into a semi-target msf program. I graduated from a no-name school, called Lipscomb University out of Nashville, with a Finance major and a 3.61 GPA. I am also sitting for Level 1 of the CFA in June. I have been an ...
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Are any of the state schools in New York considered a "top tier school"?I know a lot of the Suny schools in New York are just average but they can't be all bad. Are there any schools in the SUNY system where it's considered a "top tier school" when you apply to competitive jobs?...
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Failed Study Abroad CourseSo I am studying abroad this semester and I am currently studying for finals. Only class credit transfers and not my grade, so basically my grade does not affect my GPA. I know for grad school applications I will have to submit my abroad institution's transcript. My question is, how heavily do bus...
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MSc Finance and Private Equity LSEHey WSO, As an undergrad still undecided between consulting vs banking, is the LSE masters in finance and private equity a good option? I feel the MSc Management is weighted towards consulting and MSc Finance clearly for finance jobs. Would MSc Finance and Provate Equity be a good option to kee...
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MS Finance for international student interested in equity research/asset managementI am new on here and this is my first post. I am a senior economics undergrad student from South Asia. I am planning to do MS Finance program next year to re-brand my profile and to relocate. My career goal is to work in asset management firm mainly in equities. I am also fine with working in IB whe...
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Top Business School Changed the Offer After My Acceptance**Update** Thanks for everyone in this thread. The school decided to waive the condition from the offer so I don't have to go down the nasty way. I also have consulted legal professionals and they believe in this situation, I will build a very strong case, because: - The offer (an unilateral contr...
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UVA vs Vandy for undergrad.Echols Scholar for UVA, which means I don't have to take the core curriculum and I have priority course selection over other students. Vanderbilt is about 7k cheaper. These are the factors I am weighing right now. Other than that I'm looking to you guys for help. Is there truly a significant gap bet...
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Anyone freaking out about the CFA Level 1 in June? Haven't started!Hey! First of all, not sure which is the correct forum to post this in, so please do correct me. I just finished my internship, and now have to set my sights on the CFA level 1 in June. I have a very basic background in finance. I have access to kaplan as well as Mark's videos. What is the best st...
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Cornell Frat SceneHey everyone, I am a junior transfer who has been accepted to Cornell ILR--hoping to gain some insight on the frat scene. What are the best social frats on campus? Best business frats on campus? How does the rushing process differ between social and business frats? Is it too late to rush as a firs...
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Not coming from a business majorI'm currently about to enter my senior year as an engineering major and have decided I want to pursue a career on Wall Street, does not having a degree in finance or business in general hurt me? It's to late to change majors now but I would love some feedback on what I can do to improve my chances o...
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Fordham MSGF Program vs Brandeis MSF Hi, I am an international student with 7 yrs of exp in mortgage underwriting in India and 3 years of experience in US in credit analysis/stress testing...
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Binghamton University for UndergradI'll be going to Binghamton University (SOM) next fall and came across this website [http://bingfinance.org/](http://bingfinance.org/) Does anyone know anything about "Finance Society" at Binghamton, or what recruitment is like from there?...
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Do DCM/ECM groups recruit MBA students?I know that many people go to business school and join M&A/industry groups as an associate. Do banks also recruit for DCM and ECM? Thanks. ...
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View of UPenn College Of Liberal Arts And Professional Studies Students in Private Equity Hello Monkeys, I am long time lurker on WSO. I have learned a lot from you all, and now I am in a personal dilemma. I have spent the last eight years in the military (enlisted) working various administrative type jobs. Now, I want to break into private equity and start a new career. I have been acc...
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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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MSc: Bristol vs St Andrews vs Bath vs EdinburghLads, Unfortunately I got rejected from few business school in London. Now have pending 2/3 apps in Europe, but my target - as you know - is London's fund industry. Now I have to decide where to apply between: - Bristol (MSc Finance) - St. Andrews (MSc Banking and Finance) - Bath (MSc Finance a...
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Undergrad: Will UChicago give me more opportunities than Michigan (Ross)?Ross seems fun, where a strong GPA is somewhat assured, with defined paths to great jobs. Yet everyone is telling me to go to Chicago. I'm surprised I got into Chicago, safe assumption my GPA isn't going to be stellar, but maybe the Chicago brand is worth that downside? And while not as fun, perhaps...
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"Banking is still a place where the cool kids want to go"An interesting article on the Financial Times talks about [a new trend of MBA's going into banking in order to work with the tech industry](https://www.ft.com/content/db26ea1c-47a2-11e8-8ee8-cae73aab7ccb): [quote] The banking sector is holding its own as an MBA employer. But it is doing so in part ...
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Fordham University vs. George Washington UniversityI'm currently a senior in high school and I have basically narrowed down my college choices to either Fordham University or George Washington University. I'm currently interested in pursuing Equity Research, and am having trouble deciding on which school would be best. I have read a lot on this fo...
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Some advice for someone in my situation?Hi, so I didn't do as well as I would have liked in my first year of college. I didn't get into any finance clubs (I came in not knowing what I wanted to do). I'm not sure if I made many finance friends (if anything, I pissed off a bunch of powerful people). I've done some informational interviews/c...
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Selling Kaplan Series 79 Study Materials Selling my series 79 online study materials from Kaplan for $100. Purchased 10 days ago and will still be active for another 4 months. Email me if you are interested. ...
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CUNYs Vs. St John's UniversityIf you were a college student offered to go to SJU or Brooklyn College which one would you choose? ...Having in mind that you want to transfer to Baruch or better institution later on. Try to answer the question purely based on what each institutions offers to prospective monkey. Please try to discu...
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Cornell AEM non-finance major or Non Target SchoolHello, So I was just admitted into Cornell AEM as a rising junior. I would like to break into IB but given their policy I am not allow to have a finance concentration. I am currently at a non target school. What would your advice be? Should I go to Cornell for AEM, Applied Econ/Accounting or st...
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Help Deciding Which College To Transfer ToCurrently, I am a student-athlete at Florida Atlantic University. I am entering my sophomore year, and I am seeking to transfer because I have heard the horrors of attempting to enter Investment Banking from a school like FAU. I have kept my grades high throughout my educational career and will reta...
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Notre Dame Master of Science in Finance ProgramHi All- Has anyone heard about this program? I know ND is a prestigious school as well as their business school. At my current situation their program is a best fit. It's designed for working professionals and holds Fri/Sat classes in Chicago every other week. I would like to know how competitive t...
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Sophomore LinkedIn TitlesWith sophomores receiving internship offers for over a year out, how long will it take for us to see “Incoming Incoming Investment Banking Summer Analyst” Linkedin titles?...
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Incoming freshman at University of MichiganHey all, I am a graduating senior who has enrolled at the University of Michigan LSA, not Ross. Now, I really want to get into finance/IB, and I am writing this post to receive advice on what exactly I need to do to get into finance/IB. Like what steps do I need to take. I apologize for how broad ...
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Rip Me to Shreds: Is it Worth Applying to a Top-30 MBA?Hey all, Just finished reading the WSO B-school bible, which was extremely helpful. I'm 25 and wasn't able to land in IB out of school or lateral in. I've been considering applying to MBAs to matriculate in Fall 2019. My combine numbers: -3.0 GPA out of big state school; took 5 years and transferr...
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Asking for b-school recommendation 1 year into job?Hi All, I am currently a 2nd year Analyst at a top BB in the Treasury dept. in NY and am looking to enroll in b-school fall 2020 and thus start applying fall of next year (2019). I am currently shopping around for my next gig and hope to start by this summer. I've been asked to stay on as an Assoc...
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"Early Advantage" / Diversity Fellowships worth it?Attending an M7 school in the fall. Currently work in a niche area of finance, but looking to pivot into investment banking. I'm a "diversity candidate" (female) and received an email the other day about an MBA Early Advantage program at a bank. Seems like the obvious upsides are tuition money, secu...
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Columbia MSAA Vs JHU MSF Vs UCSD MSF Vs Fordham MSF Vs Tulane MSFHi everyone, i have admitted to the 4 msf programs listed above and to one Master program. But i am a little bit struggling with them. I was wondering if anyone could provide any insight for any of these program. I really appreciate your help and time.First, I will talk about my background briefly. ...
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Is UChicago undergrad a Wall Street (IBD) feeder or no?Just got off waitlist, have two days to accept. Or should I just go to UVA as planned? Money isn't really an issue. I applied to Chicago at recommendation of a mentor. I know its dork rep, but allegedly that rep has changed?...
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UT Austin vs Villanova vs UMich vs NYU vs Univ of Richmond vs UGeorgia vs FordhamI am a high school junior with a good GPA (4.0) and SAT (1440) right now but I look to take it again in the summer, I am captain of the football team and involved in many extracurriculars including the stocks and finance club. The above are a few schools I have been looking into. Assuming I got acce...
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Bocconi MSc Finance or Edhec MiM Financial EconomicsHi everybody, I am an Italian student and I have to decide where to attend my postgraduate studies. Goals: IB/M&A in the city, in Paris or in the US. I have been accepted to the MiM FE at Edhec but I am still waiting Bocconi’s answer for the MSc Finance. What can you tell about how these 2 univers...
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5 Tips For Career ChangersMany candidates pursue an MBA in order to change careers. While this is a valid strategy, it is important that the career change fits with the candidate’s overall story. Check out these 5 tips for communicating your desire for a career change without losing cohesion in your application. **1) Do ...
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Applying for Financial Analyst Program (Current view of the markets?)Hello WSO, I am applying for a Financial Analyst Program at my school which consists of equity research, etc. I am actually an Accounting undergrad and don't have much knowledge. One of the questions I am required to answer in a few sentences is "What is your view of the current stock market enviro...
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UMelb Master of Mathematics (Statistics and Stochastic Processes) or UNSW Master of Financial MathematicsHey guys, Which of these degrees would help me the most in investment banking, hedge funds and private equity. A UMelb Master of Mathematics (Statistics and Stochastic Processes) or UNSW Master of Financial Mathematics?? Thanks for the help....
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Bocconi (Administration, Financial management and Control) or Cass (Finance)Dear colleagues! I'm an italian boy. I would like to work in M&A abroad after graduation. I do not have related work experience. I have been admitted by Bocconi (MSc in Administration, Financial Management and Control) and by Cass (MSc Finance). I'm still waiting for Warwick (MSc Finance) and Rotter...
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Chances of getting into McCombs?I was wondering what my chances of getting into McCombs Business School are. I am currently a sophomore. I go to the best private school in Texas and top 15 in the nation and my school does not rank. I have 3.9 GPA. Currently, my SAT score is 1440+ and my ACT score is 32+. My ECs are Student Alumni ...
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MSFin v.s. MBAHey guys! I just had a couple of questions that I’m sure has been asked before on the forum. I’m an Asian-American senior at a non-target school with a dual major in finance and economics. My recent unofficial GMAT score is a 710 and I had two internship as an UG as a fin advisor and one for ed...
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MiF Bocconi vs MiM HECHi guys, I am an Italian Business Administration student and I got two offers, one from HEC's MiM and one from Bocconi's MiF, this last one including a full scholarship (around 26k). I can't decide between the two, each one has its pros and cons. I actually do not have a shot-term goal, except from ...
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HELP -- Business School ChancesHey guys -- want to get people's perspectives on my chances at a top b-school. My ideal schools are H/S/W, MIT and Columbia Personal Background: - Kenyan (came to the States from a brief schooling stint in London when i was about 12 years old) - Varsity D-1 Athlete (Soccer) - Ivy Undergrad - Psych...
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What would be the best transfer option for pursuing a career in BB IB or PE firms?I'm currently a rising junior (just completed sophomore year) at OSU Fisher school of business. Fucked up freshman year but got a 3.67 and 4.0 in my last two semesters. My cumulative GPA is a 3.475 and my business GPA is 3.66. I'm looking to transfer because I don't feel like OSU fisher students get...
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Indiana IBWI had recently committed to Indiana, as I got scholarship money from them, as well as getting into their honors college, as well as getting a Direct Admit to Kelley. I plan on majoring in finance, as well as accounting, and I have a couple questions about how I should approach my time at Kelley to m...
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Does the CFA help you get into Business School?Does having all 3 levels of the CFA exam make someone more attractive for an MBA program? I've passed the first 2 exams and thinking about applying to MBA's if I pass the 3rd next year and earn the charter. Some background on myself: - Passed Level 1 and Level 2 on first try, taking Level 3 next s...
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Harvard vs. Stanford for MM PE?I know this question is going to make me sound like an asshole but I am having an incredibly difficult time making a decision between the two. Without going into excruciating detail, I'm a PE associate in Chicago from a Big 10 undergrad who somehow was admitted to both HBS and GSB. It's clear the HB...
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Has anyone done HBX CORe and how long does it really take?They say it takes a long time. Has anyone completed it and know how long it takes / how difficult? Thanks!...
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Worth Attempting to Transfer from Semi-Target to Target?I am currently at a semi-target(BC). I was wondering if it is worth it to transfer to a target school for opportunities. I had pretty high stats in high school(4.0 UW GPA/34 ACT, sports, leadership, volunteering, etc), and am doing very well academically here so far. I am doing well here, but I I we...
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I need help fixing a lot of things after freshman year. I am a freshman at Penn. I’ve been a straight-A student, but I came here from another country and scored a 2.9 as a STEM major (I’m not in Wharton, I’m in engineering). I fucked up, and while I know why I did, I also know it doesn’t matter why. I am taking 2 summer classes and doing an inter...
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Which of the top business schools is the most fun?I think the question describes what I'm after - curious what people's thoughts are. Obviously this is not the sole basis for picking a program, but let's imagine we had to rank the top 15 business schools (inclusion based on overall ranking) in order of their social cultures as a tie-breaking metri...
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McCombs vs Mendoza UndergradHey everyone, I've waited until the last weekend before committing to an undergrad school to make this choice, but I could really use help deciding between UT Austin and Notre Dame for a possible business degree. I've seen the question before on this forum, and people seem to think the McCombs exper...
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URGENT CISI/FSA SECURITIES LEVEL 3 MOCK QUESTION BANK NEEDED ASAP for exam tomorrow at 8 am Can pay or swap for Financial regulation Kaplan package that I bought (latest edition) or, could you recommend a website where I can buy it for instant access? ...
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