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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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Online MBA UF versus Indiana UI’ve narrowed down my online MBA to University or Florida and Indiana Univeristy. Is there anything that would make one better than the other?...
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Kick-Start Your MBA Planning Part 3: Planning Ahead For The GMAT To give you a head start and keep you on track in the New Year, Personal MBA Coach has launched a 4-part series this January: Kick-Start Your MBA Planning! Check out part three in the series: **Planning Ahead For The GMAT** (In case you missed it, check out part 1: Make Your Career Work For You a...
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760 on GMAT -- Game PlanHey everyone, Just took my GMAT this morning and scored 760 (IR8/Q50/V44), which is at the 99th percentile. While this is certainly not the limit of what many of you could score, I think my experience going through the process might be valuable to share, so I'm hoping at least a few people can lear...
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Any SMU MSF or other programs current or former students here?Are you happy with your SMU experience and job opportunities available out of school? Any other commentary?...
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East Coast transplant working in California. Do I get MBA in CA if plan on moving back to East Coast?I was born and raised in the NE, and out of college worked for a REIT for 3 years in AM. I wanted to make a life change to escape a few winters if possible, and recently moved to Orange County. Here, I work as an Associate for a RE US subsidiary for a Foreign Investment Bank. We provide VC for spec ...
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Study partner for GMAT prepHi Guys, If you are looking for Study partners or study buddies do check studypal- few of my friends have found good study buddies nearby few of my friends in NY have found good study buddies nearby...
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Top Business schools with no dress code or casual dress?I'm fine with wearing a nice suit and french cuffs when appropriate. But, day to day, I'm pretty casual. What schools require a collar (does HBS require it)? What schools would be ok with wearing a cutoff shirt when coming from the gym or something (hopefully NYU, Stanford)? ...
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CHARTS ON WHICH SCHOOLS FEED THE MOST TO TOP IB/MC POSITIONS 2017 Here are charts I created when deciding which schools I should apply to as an undergrad. As a transfer student with internships in the media industry, and seeking to switch careers into either consulting or IB, this chart came in handy in racking and stacking the schools. Obviously HYPC + NYU a...
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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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GMAT Classes? Manhattan GMAT? Guys, I just decided to take the GMAT for the first time ever this April and would love to hear your advice about how best to approach this beast of a test. Should I self-study myself for 150-200 hours for 12 weeks straight? Or should I combine self-studying with taking some classes such as the Ma...
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UConn Part time MBA Hello, I am considering a part-time MBA program at UConn starting Fall 2018. I am currently working at United Technologies in a technical R&D position. I already have a PhD in engineering and have around 4 years of post PhD work experience (currently 35 yo). My main purpose is to transition into a ...
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Boston College MSF progLooking at MSF programs and couldn't find much about this program. Is it worth applying? (Applying to Vandy/WUSTL/Nova for sure)...
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Canadian Undergrad, want to get into Energy industry in Alberta. Stay in Calgary or aim for target school?Current UCalgary student, 2nd year, 3.7 GPA so far. If I'm interested in heading into the energy industry should I just stay here and network in person as much as I can + local relevant internships or attempt a transfer to Ivey/Queens/McGill for the target school advantage?...
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2018 MBA Summer Associate Superday Results: BAML (M&A) vs. Lazard (Generalist M&A) vs. Credit Suisse (Retail/Consumer)Hi Everyone, Would love to hear your input as to what my priority should be of the three offers I received, as I am really not familiar with any of these franchises outside of the interview processes I've completed. Thanks! Peter Parker...
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Michigan Ross, Cornell Johnson or UT AustinDear monkeys (especially those across the pond), I am a Master's student at a European target school and have the option to study in the States as part of my degree. I have narrowed my preferred choices down to these three schools and would be very interested to hear your thoughts. Key decision po...
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You guys trashed my profile but i got into Yale SOM You guys trashed my profile when I posted it for a review here. I was an international Indian applicant with a 780 GMAT but 3.1/4.0 GPA in engineering from an IIT. You guys said I had nothing that made me "stand out." Most of you told me to "aim lower" lol. I'm glad I didn't. I'm glad I went agains...
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How I got a 770 on the GMAT . . . whitecollarandsuspenders versionFirst, shout out to @phantombanker" for his original work "How I got a 770 on the GMAT with minimal effort while working banking hours" which I attempted to pay homage to with the post title. ### Introduction **Re: This Post** This post applies mostly to the Quant section of the GMAT, which wa...
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2 + 2 Bschool AppI'm a college junior at a non target studying a STEM major with a 3.9+ GPA going to a EB this summer. I recently got word that Harvard has a 2+2 program aimed for STEM majors where you apply and get accepted senior year of college (have to work two years before you actually go to the school though)....
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HEC Paris Online Master's in Innovation and EntrepreneurshipLooking for thoughts on the value of HEC Paris' Online Master's in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in terms of 1) overall program - topics / information; 2) reputation in industry; 3) cohort quality; 4) instruction / professors and 5) how viewed by prospective employers....
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MBA - Letter of RecommendationsGuys, How do you guys decide who to ask for letter of recommendations for MBA? My main concern with asking for prior bosses is that it has been a while now since I worked for them, so it might be harder for them to craft a passionate letter for me versus current bosses. Also, how does it look to...
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HBS Guru vs Other Admissions Consultants for H / S / W from an IBD --> Megafund BackgroundHi guys - I'm going to begin my MBA application process for the class of 2020 soon (will be applying round 1), and I am trying to decide which of the MBA admissions consultants to engage with for my apps As background, I have a classic IBD / PE background (GS TMT / MS M&A --> Megafund like KKR / ...
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Recent grad: Are there any cons of taking GMAT right now?Since I am recent grad I was thinking about taking the GMAT soon but I am not a 100% sure if I want to. After thinking about it the choice to take it right now seems ideal since I am still in that "study mode" and I'm also currently looking for a job so I would have time to study as opposed to when ...
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International vs American MBA for International Finance in China*Insight on my current position:* I go to a Big Ten School, pursuing a dual degree in Finance and Chinese. Am in the Department of Defenses’ Chinese Flagship Program which is a program that,” trains the nation’s most qualified undergraduate students from diverse disciplines to achieve superior...
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Best Route to M7I am a rising junior at a non-ivy target majoring in finance with a minor/possible double major in computer science. I have a pretty well-rounded background in finance (internships in PWM, business appraisal, and PE so far), solid extracurriculars, and a 3.85 GPA that will hopefully be 3.9+ upon gra...
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Changing jobs before applying to business schoolI currently have a job in sales and plan on applying to business school next fall for 2019 admission. My girlfriend lives in another state and is pressuring me to move her way and she lives in a major financial hub. I could get a job doing what I do now near her and make about 50% more than I am cur...
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Q&A with Former MBA Admissions Officer from Two Top ProgramsI've been doing MBA admissions consulting for 5 years, and worked in MBA Admissions at Cornell and UNC for 5 years. Happy to help answer questions about the MBA Admissions process, the strength of your candidacy, or anything else MBA Admissions-related!...
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Just took my first CAT, what are the chances my score is due to random luck / chance?I just took my first GMATPrep practice CAT and got a 720, Q48 V41. The quant was pretty easy and I'm able to tell that I know the math, so I'm not as worried about that. However, for verbal, for every question I just "knew" what the right answer was. I have no method for solving the questions that i...
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MBA programs hiring associates at the EXPERIENCED levelBackground: ~3 years M&A analyst at a large bank (not ‘BB’) working on big deals… 1+ years now at a young boutique TMT IB firm (wanted more industry and direct client and MD facing exposure)… considering an MBA from Columbia Business School’s January Entry program or Kellogg’s 1-Year MBA...
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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...
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JD vs. MBA It seems as though almost every mba program is now offering a JD/MBA program. However I was curious to know people's opinions on getting one degree over the other, not both. As most people know, many lawyers never spend the duration of their career as actual lawyers. I wanted to list some of the "P...
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Worldwide MBA Programs divided into tiersHey guys, I have been doing research on MBA programs but I've never come across a global tiered system for MBAs based on prestige/placement/quality, etc. By a tiered system I mean that you group the schools into tiers, and if you get into a school in a higher tier you would almost automatically cho...
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Semi-targets at Undergrad Level (UK)Hi I will be applying shortly for my uni choices. I'm planning on studying Earth Sciences (MSci, 4 year degree) and would be hoping to get into Oxford or Imperial. Eventually I'd like to go into energy equity (preferably cleantech rather than O+G) or commodity finance, probably after a Masters in Fi...
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Veteran In Need of HelpI first and foremost wanted to thank anyone who can respond with some advice to my current situation. I'm a 31 year old veteran who left the military, (Naval Officer), almost a year and a half ago. I have a 2.89 GPA from a top 20 school (English major). At the time, I felt very strongly about work...
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Can someone rank the following MSF program in terms of prestigious/employment/difficulty to get in? 1.University of Maryland-College Park 2.Brandeis University 3.University of Rutgers (master of financial analysis) 4.University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (UIUC) 5.Fordham University 6.Baruch- City University of New York...
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Deduct MBA Tuition for tax purposes?I was in finance and quit to become a full-time MBA student. Can I deduct the tuition for tax purposes?...
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Accounting AssistanceHow to redo the cash flow statement of a company (SBUX), so that every line item is a result of the change in some balance sheet item. ...
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Chances for HBS 2+2 and Stanford: Low GPA (3.4), High GMAT (780) Hey guys, I've come today for a reality check. Just wanted to get some perspectives at my chances at breaking into these schools and whether I should shoot for the moon. My Profile - Currently in the final year of my law undergrad degree, UK Non-Target school for MBA but reputable law program (t...
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Using Crypto to Pay for BschoolFound this interesting article below of a kid who is aiming to pay for bschool using by investing in altcoins/shitcoins which I thought I'd share. Anyone feeling inspired to try the same? https://hackernoon.com/3-5k-to-80k-pay-for-business-school-with-cryptocurrency-investments-8e4f9fd9130b...
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Better on Application: F500 Corporate Finance or MM PE Operations/Consulting?As the title suggests, what would look better on an MBA application to a top ~25 school: 4-5 years of corporate finance work experience at one or two F500 firms, or 2 years of corp fin and 2 years of work as an operations analyst (middle office/consulting-type work) at a lower-MM (2 bil) PE firm? ...
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MBA - Kelley or MendozaAccepted to both Notre Dame and Indiana and looking to break into IB. Any thoughts on which gives me a better shot?...
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Master of Finance - LSE vs CambridgeI recently got accepted into a few schools for a Master of Finance and trying to decide between LSE and Cambridge. By the time school starts in the fall, I will have 2.5 yrs of relevant work experience in a large North American bank. Which one do you think I should accept? My goal would be to get a ...
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Tulane MSF programI’ve been accepted into the Tulane MSF program. I’ve done lots of research on Tulane’s program, but most of what has been said on here about it was 5+ years ago. I am making a decision at the end of this month and any insight would be greatly appreciated....
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Transferring to from Community College to 4 year schoolHello all, I am currently going into my final semester at my community college before I graduate. I currently have a 3.87 GPA, I am a member of PTK National Honor Society, have won multiple academic awards along with working full time at an Accounting firm in an administrative role that has evolved ...
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Vanderbilt MSF Interesting FactThis site has been very beneficial over my college career and I am finally asking my first question about something that may seem trivial but has me quite nervous. I have been working on applying to Vanderbilt's MSF program for a long time and recently submitted my application. I was thinking ab...
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2018 QuantNet Rankings of Best Financial Engineering ProgramsJust thought this may be of great interest to you guys, specially the undergrad students who may want to go into more quantitative side of the business. [https://www.quantnet.com/mfe-programs-rankings/](https://www.quantnet.com/mfe-programs-rankings/ "2018 QuantNet Rankings of Best Financial Engine...
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Final Resume/Essay review before deadlinesHi all! I was recently accepted at Kellogg and Ross with scholarship money from both. I wanted to provide a resource that I found helpful as round 2 deadlines approach for Kellogg, Stanford, and Stern. I used www.beenthere.biz which connects you with current students to provide guidance and review o...
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Cambridge MPhil Fin & Eco vs LSE Msc FinanceWould anybody choose the **MPhil Finance and Economics at Cambridge** (School of Economics) over the **MSc Finance at LSE**? I am currently looking to maximise/boost my chances for a FO job and possibly move to HF down the line (if I can) so the practical MSc Finance seems to be the obvious choice....
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MiM entry level I am considering receiving a MiM degree. I currently have a chemistry bachelor's. I was just wondering, since you can't really get a management position before you get some experience, what type of entry level jobs does a MiM qualify someone for? ...
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Is Stern still a target?I applied ED to Wharton and got rejected and was looking for other targets. I saw Stern was a target but also saw some people recently talking smack about it and saying it wasn't worth the hype. I just want to make sure it is a target because I am considering changing from RD to ED2 at Stern and w...
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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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MBA in Europe?I´m wondering if the Bachelor - IB - PE - MBA route is also true in Europe? Is a MBA required in Europe if you want to move into more senior positions?...
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How does a finance professor from a nontarget noname school explain to his students that their futures in finance are bleak?If your a finance professor at a nontarget noname school, how do you tell the majority of your students that their futures in finance are not good because firms tend to hire the best of the best? Some students at these schools want to work for investment banks or hedge funds but the finance professo...
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IU Kelley Transfer ProspectsHi everyone, I am currently a freshman direct-admit at IU's Kelley School of Business looking to transfer. I finished first semester with a 4.0 GPA with a very "rigorous" course-load by Kelley freshman standards. My HS SAT/ACT Scores are 2260 (old), 1530 (new), and 34 ACT. My goal is to transfer t...
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GMAT arms race: stats from top schoolsLooked through top mba class profiles and it looks like a lot of averages for class 2019 went up again substantially: Stanford 737 HBS 730 Kellogg 732 Columbia 724 Booth 730 Yale 730 Wharton 730 Sloan 722 Tuck 722 Haas 725 UCLA 716 Stern 714 Ross 716 Darden 713 Stanford GMAT throughout time: ![Sta...
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Advice on getting into top MBA programs from average undergradI'm a senior in high school with decent academics (3.9 GPA 32 ACT) but nothing near what's needed for the top undergrad business/finance programs, so as a result I'm saving money to attend CUNY Baruch for Finance. Wall Street is the dream, always wanted to work there but with my undergrad, I know th...
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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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How to spin a non-standard background for Master's of Finance?Hi, I'm a rising UG senior getting ready to apply to Master's of Finance programs, including MIT, Oxford (MFE), LSE, and LBS (Fin. Analysis) and am looking to go into consulting and then PE down the road. However, I don't have a typical background for a MFin application... - Marketing/Philosophy Ma...
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MBA: Cornell Johnson vs UT Austin McCombsConsiderations when making decision: 1) Considering finances are not an issue (paying full both places), and its a blind decision (meaning no concern with location and open to career choice at this point) which place would you pick? 2) If interested in energy finance with a background in it, what ...
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Target School Advantage vs. Money AdvantageI am currently attending a non-target state school, but it does have a few select organizations that do a really good job at getting its members into the industry (IB, trading, management consulting). I'm thinking about switching schools in the near future to more of a target/semi-target. My questio...
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Any success stories from non-top MSF programs?Hello, I was wondering if any of you had any major successes in MSF programs that are not necessarily considered top programs. By success I mean that you were able to make a complete turnaround, break into FO roles, be it in IB/AM/ER or whatever that you wanted to do. My problem is that for family ...
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Brandeis Uni MSF vs Babson College MSFI wish to know which is a better MSF Program between Brandeis and Babson College in terms of placements and curriculum for international students? Thanks...
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Is it possible for me to transfer from Baruch (Zicklin) to Cornell (Johnson), during my MBA? I'm currently a M&A Analyst with a no name boutique firm and plan to do my MBA from Baruch. I graduated from an average college (definitely non target) in 2015....
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McGill Desautels Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) 2018 intakeHey! Anyone applying to McGill's MMF program? Looking to getting more information and interacting with other prospective applicants......
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Has anyone heard back from the McGill MMF admissions committee yet for an interview - 2018 intakeHi, I applied for the first round of admissions for the McGill MMF program (2018 intake). I attended the last online Q&A session and they were saying that they will probably be reaching out to applicants for interviews some time this week. They mentioned that any applicant within the neighbourhoo...
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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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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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Warwick Vs Cass Vs Cranfield MSc ManagementI' am From India and have received offers from above programs. My deadlines are soon approaching so any information regarding which business school should I join of the above would be really helpful. Some background: I' am currently in my final year of Electronics engineering. My main aim is strea...
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Balance Sheet Analysis Hi, I just have a quick question: Which ratios would you use to analyze the balance sheet of an investment bank? P/E P/CF Quick Ratio ROE ROCE Debt Ratio any other Ratios you would use? Thanks in advance ...
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is it helpful for my carreer?hi guys, it is so good for me to find this site. I have a question which is so complex to me. plz see carefully and give me advice. [introduction] - Having a licence for cpa (kicpa) issued by korea adminisration. - 4~5year working experience -> 3year : KPMG (Had done for FDD about M&A) -> 1~2yea...
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What GPA is needed?I am a current junior at a top 20 university (i.e. Michigan, UVA, ND). I currently have a 3.5, but the classes I took this past semester and upcoming spring semester are hard as fuck. Honestly, I'm not the smartest school-wise, so I'm expecting the 3.5 to drop to a 3.4 range. I am interning at a BB...
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It’s time for those New Year’s Resolutions! **It’s time for those New Year’s Resolutions!** Eat healthier. Exercise more. Spend more time with your family. These may be the resolutions you had in mind. But for those of you hoping that 2018 is the year you apply to business school, add business school planning to the list! To give y...
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Engineering vs. Consulting Pre-MBA ExperienceCurrently working a very technical, engineering job. Deleted! Thanks in advance for your thoughts and time!...
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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...
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How much to Business schools value work experience in applications? (unique work experience)Currently an undergrad senior (finance) at Kelley with a 3.1 GPA who would like to transition into banking after an MBA After school I was planning on working as a deckhand on a super yacht, as I will get to travel the world while I'm young and get paid to do it. I have a lot of connections to the ...
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Talk to current students at top MBA programsTry out the Konneyo network to get advice from current students at top MBA programs, or share your own experience for payment Konneyo is a peer-to-peer knowledge sharing platform founded by 5 current MBA students at Harvard Business School. The mission is to facilitate sharing of expertise beyond y...
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High School Senior entering Pace University (Lubin) - Need advice to tailor myself for Wall St. while attending a non-targetFYI, this is undergrad. I regret not thinking ahead and "tailoring myself" for Wall St. in high school, so that's the main reason why I'm reaching out with this post. I realize that Pace University's Lubin school is a non-target by far, however, it is my best undergrad opportunity logistically and...
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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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McGill Desautels vs. John Molson Hey guys ! I'm currently in my last year of high school in France. I was looking for an English business school in Quebec, and I found McGill Desautel and Concordia John Molson. I've read lots of topics about those two schools but they're all from some years ago. So if you can help me find out wh...
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Melbourne Business School vs CASS Business School Hi, I have two competitive offers from Melbourne Business School and CASS in London. Got admitted to Master of Management (Finance) at MBS and MSc corporate finance at CASS. Now, the degree at MBS is pretty much a master of finance with two units in strategy. Combination of theory and applicati...
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master of management(finance) or master of management(accounting)+CFAHi guys, not sure whether u guys still hang out here, just want to find people familiar with Unimelb. I am currently doing master of management(accounting) ,finished semester 1. Now there is an course transfer chance to master of management(finance), as some of you monkeys probably know, there are ...
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Here are the Target Undergraduate Schools in Canada**EDIT**: Changed rankings to place Ivey in 1st place instead of UBC Sauder PMF as people I've talked to think it's unfair to compare the top 7 kids at Sauder to entire schools. And, to be fair, the top 7 kids at Ivey/QC place comparably to Sauder PMF kids and Sauder as an entire school doesn't crac...
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If you're thinking about applying to the Foster School at UW Seattle...They're looking for prospective MBAs/Master's students to participate in a survey about their website, email. etc.: http://depts.washington.edu/foster/calling-prospective-mba-masters-students/. Could win a gift card to Amazon. ...
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What grad schools in Europe should I consider?Hi everyone, I am a senior student of Econ. from a non-target but still strong university in Europe. I was considering a master in Finance aimed at breaking into ER/AM after that. I´ll be graduating with a 2:1 (UK grading system), 1 job in my sophomore year (non finance related) and 1 internship a...
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Master Exchange Europe () MSc FinanceHello everyone, Currently I am doing a Master in Finance at the University of Amsterdam and would like to do an additional master exchange semester and have narrowed my choices to EDHEC, Dauphine, Bocconi. Other options include Sciencepo, LUISS and Lausanne. What do you guys think would be my best...
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Paris School of EconomicsHey guys, what do you think about the Paris School of Economics? I do not know someone who graduated there and never saw this school in any rankings. Would it be a good choice for a Master degree or a PhD for going into IB/Consulting? How do you see this School?...
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SSE finance VS Bocconi accounting VC LSE law and accountingHello! I got my Bachelor Degree in China and plan to take a master program in Europe. By now I have got the offer from SSE (finance). As for Bocconi, I think I will only be admitted to the Accounting and Financial Management&Control program instead of its famous Finance program. LSE is the same sto...
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Rescinded from Harvard... Now What????As many of you know, Harvard recently rescinded the acceptances of at least 10 students (I think the number is 12) for obscene memes in a Facebook group chat. Unfortunately, I was one of was those students. My initial response was to blame Harvard, the founders of the offensive group chat, and th...
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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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UK Master in Finance AdviceHi all, I am a penultimate year Business Management student at a semi-target university in the United Kingdom (think Warwick, Bath, Durham). I am currently doing an industrial placement (12 months) in the Asset Management division of a BB in London. I will be applying to the below schools for a M...
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do I have to take extra classes to prove quant skills?Hi all, Here's a brief rundown of my profile: I graduated from UC Berkeley with a 3.8 GPA in Political Science. I took the GMAT and got a 730 (47Q, 44V). I've worked at IBM for three and a half years as a marketing professional, and have been promoted twice. My ECs include being on the board of an ...
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Thoughts on my strategy to achieve my (perhaps Sisyphean) goal of transitioning to Infra Private Equity post MBA?Hey everyone, My goal is to eventually work in direct infrastructure investment (akin to BX's new infra fund), however, my background is construction engineering and capital investments advisory at a Big 4. I was hoping to lay out my strategy here for critique. Please know that I am under no illusi...
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MBA level/transferable courses while injured? Hey Monkeys, Update: It appears NYUSCPS is best in terms of still being able to sign up for spring term, etc. Not transferrable credit wise though. My last post discussed my situation a bit, basically I had surgery due to a spine injury skiing, thought I'd be healed by January but I'm not, and it...
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Ask Alex at MBA ApplyHey Everybody - if any of you are looking for a quality GMAT preparation I'd encourage you to check out our partnership with Veritas Prep here because WSO members get 10% off: //www.wallstreetoasis.com/veritas-gmat-prep-discount For those of you thinking of an MBA with admissions questions I've sp...
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Low GPA, MSF chancesI'm looking to apply for some MSF programs that start some time in 2019. I recently graduated with a B.S. in Economics from a non-target state university. My cumulative GPA is a 2.7. My major GPA is a 3.1. My work experience includes a resaraunt job, A summer full-time job in car sales, and a drafti...
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Marine Officer/Aviator Ask Me AnythingI'm pretty new to the forum and have been using it as a very useful informational supplement to my post-USMC career. I have been Pm'ed by several guys about flying/military in the short time I've been on the forum. I was also surprised to see how many of the young guys/girls were considering the mil...
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INSEAD MBA: Yay or Nay?Hi community, I don‘t want to spark another general „MBA worth it or not“ discussion, instead I‘m interested in your opinions based on my specific situation. Some background info: - European citizen - 31 years of age (yes, old but quite normal where I‘m from) - Master‘s degree in Econo...
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How well should I do in GMAT to get into LSE?Hi, I'm currently studying in Hong Kong and I want to further my study in UK, perhaps doing something related to Econ/Finance. Now I face some problems. 1)My academic results are not that good, only a 2-1. However, I do quite well in my paper writings and I have my own publication on a journal. Wou...
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Does Capital One Sponsor for MBA?Hello all, I've recently accepted an offer as a Product Management & Analytics (Business Analyst) intern at Capital One for this summer. I was wondering if any former CapOne interns or current employees have any information about MBA sponsorship. I looked on their website and it says their annual t...

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