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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 a...
WallStreetOasis.com
102412 hours 25 min ago
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WSO Hall of Fame: Business School and GMAT ForumThe 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 pl...
WallStreetOasis.com
23 weeks 5 days ago
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Chicago Booth EMBA vs TRIUM EMBA. For all of you hopefuls & Alumni of these Schools, Looking for AdviceI have been accepted by Booth & TRIUM for their EMBA programs. Looking to hear stories from alumni and other hopefuls as to how they feel about these programs. Both in terms of market perception as to the quality and prestige of these programs as well as the underlying longer term career prospec...
dracodraconis
214 min 24 sec ago
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Dilemma- USC MSF/ WUSTL MSFC/ NYU MBA?Hi all, I was recently admitted to USC's MSF program and still waiting for WUSTL MSFC and NYU's MBA decision. Since the interview with both schools went well I'm going to assume that I get the offers in the end. Any advice on which school to choose would be very much appreciated. Background info: US...
KWY
183 hours 54 min ago
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Regent's University Oil andGas Trade Management MscHey guys, I was just curious what the placement record was for the oil and gas msc at Regent's? I know the school doesn't have the best reputation but are graduates at least assured job security within downstream trading? Thanks in advance for any responses. ...
atw94
05 hours 6 min ago
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Regent's University Oil&Gas Trade Management MscHey guys, I was just curious what the placement record was for the oil and gas msc at Regent's? I know the school doesn't have the best reputation but are graduates at least assured job security within downstream trading? Thanks in advance for any responses. ...
atw94
05 hours 7 min ago
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2018 U.S News Best Business Schools thoughts?The US News Business School Rankings... What are your thoughts? #1 HBS #1 UPenn Wharton #3 UChicago Booth #4 MIT Sloan #4 Northwestern Kellogg #4 Stanford GSB #7 UC Berkeley Haas #8 Dartmouth Tuck #9 Yale SOM #9 Columbia #11 UMich Ross #12 Duke Fuqua #12 NYU Sternhttps://www.usnews.com/...
jackdonaghy26
267 hours 34 min ago
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GMAT Scores -5 Years from Application or Matriculation?I'm a college senior planning on taking the GMAT this May. I've always assumed that since scores last five years as long as I want to apply in the next 5 years I'll be fine, but I've been seeing some info (mostly older sources) saying some schools require the gmat to be from 5 years before matricula...
217con
39 hours 35 min ago
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As European you really date an Uk business school after Brexit??I'm a proud European citizen of Italian nationality. I'm looking around for a MSc in finance (or management in case). Currently I'm in London for a uni exchange. I love this city. But Brexit make me doubtful about the future of the IB in London.. My first MSc picks are LSE/Imperial/Warwick/UCL. But ...
Steve Castle
811 hours 44 min ago
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University of Toronto non-Rotman Math/Econ major for IB?I got into math/physical science at U of T and am intended to do a math/econ specialist program (not in Rotman Commerce). From the forum I've read that only Queens and Ivey are target schools in Canada for IB recruiting. Does this mean that my chance of getting into IB is really slim? ...
2417841526
1312 hours 32 min ago
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Consulting --> MM PE --> What Tier of MBAHello monkeys, I'm considering my MBA application this autumn and really need some self-positioning. Here is my background. Top 3 Undergrad in China, Econ major, average GPA 1.5 Years tier-2 consulting (L.E.K., OW, Parthenon, ATK) 3.5 Years MM PE firm (AUM ~USD 2 billion), solid deal experience 700+...
Kiyat
1217 hours 5 min ago
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Vanderbilt MSF vs. 'Nova MSF vs. CUNY Baruch MSF vs. Georgetown Online/Blended MSFI was fortunate enough to be admitted to all four of the above MSF programs. My goal is to get into BB IBD in NYC (my home is also in NYC). I'm weighing the "brand name" and prestige factor against the costs of attendance, along with the placement history and capabilities. If BB IBD in NYC is my goa...
KyIrv2
622 hours 32 min ago
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Deferring Admission QuestionHello, I'm a late 20s military officer and applied to only one school in R2, the only school I wanted to attend. I will know the official result soon, but I am 90% sure I will get accepted based on how I think the overall application process went. With that being said, I think I may need to ask for ...
Jtim
122 hours 33 min ago
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MSF Class of 2018I created the last post about this time so I thought it would be a good time to get a new thread going. With many MSF/MMS programs starting their application cycle in the next couple of months I wanted to provide a place where people can post their profiles, ask questions or seek help. I've done thi...
TNA
3001 day 5 hours ago
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Online Credit for required coursesDavar Academy offers a cheap and easy alternative to get credit for Business classes by taking an online final exam. ...
jmunitzj
01 day 9 hours ago
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Dropping Medicine for FinanceFirst time posting on here, so bear with me. I graduated last May and have been trying my hardest all year to get into medical school. Long story short, I haven't gotten in anywhere yet, and my prospects aren't looking that good this late in the cycle. I'm considering giving up on the whole process ...
BRP16
41 day 20 hours ago
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Which MS Finance -- high GMAT/low GPAI graduated last year (2016) from a non-target, mid-atlantic state school with a 3.13 GPA with Finance major and Econ minor. I have a 730 gmat score. Currently unhappy working in an operations role so thought MSF would be a good option to kind of "re brand" and get a better alumni network. I know th...
financeadvice22
92 days 1 hour ago
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LSE Msc Economic history vs Warwick Msc Finance and EconomicsHey guys, I have received offers from LSE for Msc Economic history and also from Warwick for Finance and economics. I am currently leaning towards LSE as i constantly hear Uni rep>course. In addition, i also have an undergrad degree from a non target for Economics and Finance. Also, LSE's program...
beckett
22 days 20 hours ago
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GS/MS --> MM PE --> Chances at HSW?Title says it all really, I'm currently an associate at a MM PE fund in NYC after spending two years in a good group at GS/MS. My impression is that almost all the PE spots at the top b-schools are reserved for guys at megafunds and it's extremely difficult to get in otherwise. Anyone have any thoug...
hashtagbschool
23 days 1 hour ago
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B school Background checkhi all. So I have been accepted to a b-school and they hired Re Vera to conduct background check. Thou there is no obvious lie or false info, I have a minor concern... Besides my full job, I had a concurrent part-time freelance consulting job working for a relatively small firm. So in employment sec...
blahblah2
63 days 1 hour ago
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Chances @ Rotman and is Degroote Commerce a good program?Hey. I pretty much fucked myself by getting a terrible grade in highschool. My average is 89.5 right now and got into Degroote for Commerce (McMaster) undergraduate and have yet to hear from Laurier or Rotman. My EC's are fairly good however, Charity Organization Executive, 6 Month Law Firm Coop, Co...
fazanumar
13 days 2 hours ago
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What judgements (good or bad) are made on people who score 750+ on GMATBasic thread, but I'm curious what judgements/assumptions are made about people who score a 750 or greater on the GMAT? Do they assume he/she just studied harder than most or that he's smarter or other? ...
sammytommy123
03 days 2 hours ago
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Hedge Fund MO to B-SchoolCurious how a MO role (i.e. corporate dev., investor relations, etc.) at a top HF (i.e. Citadel, Bridgewater, etc.) coming out of undergrad will place in top 10 b-schools in ~2 years. End goal after MBA does not involve FO or the finance industry in general. Has anyone gone down a similar path? Any ...
Kosus
23 days 5 hours ago
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MIT Sloan and Columbia >>>>> Booth and KellogSo I've been reading a lot of the posts on this forum, and noticed that a good number of people (or at least the trend) seemed to perceive Booth and Kellog as a solid top 5 schools over MIT Sloan and Columbia. My post is going to focus mainly about these 4 schools I just mentioned and provides some ...
greekisgreat
883 days 7 hours ago
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GMAT of 740 enough for 2020 MBA App?I just got a 740 in my GMAT (Q50, V40). I was wondering if this would be enough for an MBA application in 3 years time for the top US institutions (Harvard, Sloan, Wharton, Stanford etc.), especially considering grade inflation. Definitely know I could improve verbal a bit (had a headache in exam) b...
loncon1
33 days 8 hours ago
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Master of Real Estate & RE MBA Applications Fall 2016I know CRE started a thread early last year for fellow applicants to MSRE/D programs for the fall summer/fall of 2015. I'd like to get the same thread going for this year's applicants for summer/fall 2016 to exchange decision dates and overall thoughts on programs. However, I'm also applying to MBA ...
CRE Sparky
373 days 10 hours ago
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Holistic Application AdviceGreetings WSO! Like many on this forum, I am considering business school. I will just get straight to it and try to be as brief as possible. There are practically innumerable variables that go into the entire business school process, it's easy to get lost, or focus too heavily on one aspect. There a...
Hydrocarbons
253 days 12 hours ago
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UVA MS in Commerce InterviewHi, I just wanted to ask for some advice for the interview coming up with the UVA Ms in Commerce (Finance track) admissions team next week. I've looked through the forum (incl. "How to nail your MSF interview" post, which was very helpful), but just wanted to check if I should look out for any "tri...
msf appl
03 days 13 hours ago
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MBA Options? 750 GMAT, Low GPA from Top non-ivey, 3yrs LMM IB ExperienceI'm hoping someone can give me an idea of what's a realistic bschool. Per the title, I have a strong GMAT 750, low gpa (2.7) at a top 25 school, and decent work experience, a few years of regional boutique banking. Are Wharton/Harvard/Columbia even an option here given my low gpa. I have few extra c...
sammytommy123
93 days 13 hours ago
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SMU BBA Scholar vs McCombs(non-BHP) Title is self-explanatory. Current senior who is interested in high fin-tech, investment banking, and consulting. Companies like JPMorgan, Evercore, Goldman etc are definite goals. Am I at a terrible disadvantage for not making BHP at UT? Would going to Cox with honors better put me in a position? W...
TheAvidSeeker
13 days 19 hours ago
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University of Applied ScienceHello Readers, I hope everyone is having a productive Monday! I was wondering if anyone here has experience with Universities of applied science. I study in the Netherlands and they are very common here. For the people who don't know. They are universities focused on a more practical approach. It ha...
DutchGuy
33 days 20 hours ago
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Johns Hopkins Carey Business School...Possible 50% discount?I have learned that it may be possible for me to gain a 50% discount to attend the JHU Carey Business school once I graduate due to extenuating circumstances. Therefore, it would come out to be about $54,000 total to gain an MBA. Do you guys think that it is worth it? I know that the business school...
kmac1119
293 days 20 hours ago
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Vanderbilt MSF InterviewHey guys, I have a formal campus visit and interview scheduled for the Vanderbilt MSF program next week. I was wondering whether anyone had any tips on the types of questions asked during the interview? I've done quite a bit of research and have a good understanding of the general questions (Why an ...
Pak333
53 days 21 hours ago
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Accounting, Finance, or Economics Degree?!?!?!I'm at a crossroads here, I've finished most if not all my General Education courses and now need to start on my core classes. But I'm confused as to which degree is best, I love the stock market and I would love to land a career that has something to do with the stock market. So I know where I want...
dexinthecity
344 days 4 hours ago
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is it worth it to go to usa for a msf?i do not see a point in going to the usa unless i get a job there or am from a school such as Princeton or MIT since those names carry a lot of weight. i was wondering what do you think about a Canadian going to America for a masters degree? Will I run into work Visa probs and have to go back to ...
legitpro
94 days 4 hours ago
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Booth/CBS/Yale SOM Hey all, I am thinking of getting an internship in Investment Banking (prior transaction experience). I say internship because I am not sure it is right for me so I do want to try it out first. I have been waitlisted at Booth and accepted to CBS and Yale. CBS seems like the right choice but I just f...
dealgirl
74 days 5 hours ago
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How to explain a 2 year employment gap between college graduation and 1st job bc of illness? So I graduated from college (UC Berkeley) in 2010. I was unemployed for two years because I was diagnosed with a serious neurological illness and wasn't able to work. I rejoined the workforce in 2012 and have worked for five years at my company (Oracle Corporation) as a sales rep, and have experienc...
impydimpy99
04 days 6 hours ago
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Non-target school wishing to work in PE/VC, what to do?Was accepted into Villanova MSF program post-undergrad, but wanted experience, work as a FP&A at a big consumer bank in the Midwest. I wish to get my MBA in the future, but it's extremely hard to get any experience with my school name on my resume. My GPA was a 3.72, but not really any prior int...
bcrew13
14 days 9 hours ago
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WashU vs SimonHey Guys, I too am an international and have an admit from WUSTL MSF Corp Fin ( Non Stem) and Simon MSF ( STEM). Can someone help me breakdown the decision? My consideration: Class size WUSTL - 25, Simon - 180+ Stem: WUSTL - non STEM , Simon - STEM Costs: similar for both Recruitment at university: ...
skandasandeep
44 days 11 hours ago
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How To Get into Harvard, Stanford & BoothIn this article it talks about how an applicant with a non-traditional background got into those 3 top MBA programs. Here are 3 myths he talks about when applying to these top MBA programs. Myth 1: Top MBA Programs only accept management consultants and investment bankers. So, don't worry if you co...
Passionate Investor
104 days 11 hours ago
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Johnson (Cornell) 2nd Year MBA Ask Me Anything AMAInspired by a few of the other people (@"OpsDude", @"TheGrind", etc) who have posted AMAs on their b-school experience, I'm going to write about my experience at Cornell's Johnson School. If you're only interested in M7 MBAs, or you're HSW or bust, feel free to skip this, but for anyone who might e...
Masterz57
974 days 14 hours ago
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I'm about to attend a Non-Target this fall, what can I do?Just got accepted to McMaster Degroote in Canada, it's not on the same level as some of the other schools which I got denied to (Ivey, and Queens). It's my fault for not giving it my all in High School, however if anyone from a non-target has some advice on what I should start doing to better my res...
wallstreetbets
124 days 20 hours ago
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Too common to get into HBS?Hey guys, I'd like to pick your brain. First of all, my background is like below. - Target School: HBS - Ethnic: Asian male (neither Chinese nor Indian) - Work experience: Joined mid-cap PE right after undergraduate (Previously targeted 2018 matriculation w/ 2.5 year work experience but decided to w...
Asian_Monkey
74 days 20 hours ago
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Advice for Princeton MFin ApplicantsAll, Over the past two months, I have seen several threads asking for advice on applying to Princeton Bendheim's MFin program, what the school is looking for, and many other questions. People on the forums have pointed to me because I go to school there, and they think I have some clue as to how the...
IlliniProgrammer
1654 days 22 hours ago
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Does it make sense to MBA?I always imagined myself getting an MBA after spending a few years climbing up the ladder, but I wonder if the cost (including opp cost) may be too much to recoup in a decent time. I'm 29, work in insurance product management (Director level), and make $150K including bonus. The comp is great, but ...
DongtanDave
205 days 1 hour ago
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Economist GMAT Tutor?Hey guys, I'm just wondering how did you prepare for GMAT. I'm applying for grad school (MSF/MSMF) this Fall, and I'm thinking about getting down to GMAT earlier. I read the Economist every day so I was looking into their GMAT tutor. Any insights? Or maybe other prep materials/online tutors like Mag...
iridescent007
115 days 1 hour ago
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Meet the 19 year old MBA studentApparently, there is a 19 old attending at Arizona State University's W.P. Carey school of business. According to this article he is quite the prodigy. The Los Angeles native began attending community college at 8 years old. He transferred to UCLA at 12, graduated with a degree in math, and at 16 e...
Passionate Investor
255 days 3 hours ago
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Retake 730 GMAT for H/S/W?First time poster on the site and looking for some advice. I recently took the GMAT as a senior at a public Ivy (figured I won't have time once I start work), studying finance/econ. I'm joining an EB in the summer, and hope to go to PE afterwards, possibly distressed PE, but will probably need to ge...
Donald'sWig
135 days 4 hours ago
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MBA Profile Review Native American/White, Male, Age 26 (27 at matriculation) Education: Industrial Engineering from University of Oklahoma/Arkansas/Kansas - BS, 2014, 3.1 GPA - MS, 2016, 4.0 GPA 740 GMAT Full-time work throughout undergrad. Various student positions/scholarship/leadership. Work Experience: - 2 years @...
engineertoMBA1
75 days 8 hours ago
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MBA Profile Review: Aspiring MBB ConsultantPlease critique and assess my profile. Any input is welcomed. Ethnicity: White Gender: Male Sexual Orientation: Gay Age: 27 Undergrad: UC Berkeley UG GPA: 3.82 Major: Political Science (although I took a few Haas UG classes like micro and macro econ, corporate finance, personal finance, and stats an...
impydimpy99
55 days 9 hours ago
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MFE: UCB vs Columbia vs CMU vs NYU – I’d love to hear opinionsI am new to this forum so I apologize if I break any rule. I know this isn't B-school, but please indulge me. I am making my decision on where to go the get a MFE. I know there are is a quant specific forum elsewhere, but it is terribly slow and frankly I think people here are more experienced/matu...
gaius.marius
65 days 10 hours ago
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Does it matter when you got your undergrad to MBA/MS adcoms?I'm 24 right now and will graduate from college this may. I graduated from high school when I was 18 and took the years off because I just didn't know what I wanted to do and because my health. Will this put me at disadvantage? Should I bring this at all in essays? ...
Sarah94
75 days 11 hours ago
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What are common/relatively easy to get f500 jobs straight from M7/t15 programs? What are common/easy to get f500 jobs from M7/T15 programs? Like, positions that don't necessarily require relevant work experience for your practice area. Things like brand management, rotational programs, etc.? Thanks! I'm just trying to figure out all the "good" jobs you can to go straight from a...
donquixote2929
35 days 12 hours ago
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Columbia vs Berkeley Haas MBA - Full ScholarshipsCurious for some input. I've been admitted at UC Berkeley Haas in their full time program with full tuition and fees (both years) funded by an outside org. I've also been admitted to Columbia with a full ride funded by the school (full tuition for two years, fees not covered). At the beginning of my...
saywhen
285 days 14 hours ago
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Please help me to choose the program! (Schulich MBAN, UBC MBAN, Ivey MSc, Queen's MMA, Sprott MBA, DeGroote MFin)Hello everyone. I'm an international student and I've applied to the following master's programs: 1) Schulich MBAN - 12 months 2) University of British Columbia MBAN - 12 months (new program, internship not guaranteed) 3) Ivey MSc in Data Analytics - 16 months 4) Queen's Master of Management Analyti...
Artem-Zadvoryanskiy
05 days 18 hours ago
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NYU Integrated Marketing?A very good friend of mine just got accepted into this program with a 2.9GPA, no EC, no internships... He does have a GMAT, probably 600+. Is that possible? Or is this program is actually that easy to get into? Thanks a lot. ...
iridescent007
06 days 1 hour ago
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New US News Rankings Out- 1. HBS/Wharton 2. Boothhttps://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-b... HBS Wharton Booth Kellog Stanford ...
BeeBoop2016
56 days 2 hours ago
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Opinions on Kellogg's MS in Management Studies (MSMS) vs. LBS & LSEHey guys! Long time lurker and first post here. I was just offered acceptance to the MS in Management Studies (MSMS) program at Kellogg School of Management, and was wondering if anyone had any input on the program, and how it would compare to other more well-established Masters in Management progra...
cml94
16 days 4 hours ago
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Can you go straight from M7/t15 MBA to f500 Corp Strategy? Hi, so my interest is going into corporate strategy for f500 tech firms. The thing is, I don't have any consulting background: I worked as an enterprise software sales representative for a top tech company for a few years before. Is is possible for me to go immediately from an M7/T15 MBA to a f500 i...
thefatman11
16 days 11 hours ago
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Top JD vs. Top MBA, what would you recommend?Say hypothetically someone is able to make a mostly equal decision on whether to attend an M7 business or t14 law school. Moreover, say this person is "indifferent" between wanting to be a lawyer, and say, a management consultant. What would you recommend, and why? ...
thefatman11
76 days 12 hours ago
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non traditional bachelor's(hons) degree and want to apply to MBA, will it be okay?Hi everyone. Since this is serious stuff, I don't want any trolls like whattherock commenting on here, please. So here's the story, I did an untraditional honors 4 years degree from the Australia with first class honors (or 3.8 GPA according to WES evaluation report). The first year, I took regular ...
bobcat94
41 week 5 hours ago
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LSE Msc Finance Attach GMAT scores or not?Hi. I am applying for Msc Finance at LSE and I am wondering if in my position it is a good idea to show my gmat scores. I study in UK so GMAT is optional for me at LSE but I took it for other programmes and scored 740 Q48 V44. Overall it is a great score but LSE says on its website: "However competi...
matizsz
71 week 15 hours ago
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Bocconi vs UK universities for undergraduate degreeHello, I am an English student currently studying in an international school in England. I have applied to 5 UK unis (Edinburgh, Warwick, Surrey, Exeter and Kent) but have also applied to Bocconi University in Milan. I have always wanted to study abroad and get out of the UK. I have been to Milan ma...
YellowBag
31 week 1 day ago
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Help choosing between multiple undergraduate business schoolsHello, my name is Mike and I currently trying to choose my school to pursue my undergraduate studies. I have applied to multiple business schools as a Finance major and have been accepted into all of them; however, this has put me in a tough situation with having to choose between several schools. A...
mike52
121 week 1 day ago
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MSF right out of college?Hey all, I am a high school student looking at schools, and I see that Vanderbilt offers a computer science BS/MS in Finance track that can be completed in 5 years. I am very interested in working in finance in NYC. I also like the idea of having a technical degree to fall back on if IB falls throug...
richardb1200
51 week 2 days ago
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Master in Finance: HEC MIF vs ESADE MF (or LBS MFA, Oxford MFE)Dear all, I have been admitted to both HEC MIF and ESADE MF. Now, I believe HEC reputation is better (consistently ranked #1 MFinance worldwide by FT) and the school is more competitive (GMAT 710 in HEC vs 660 in ESADE), however, I am more appealed by Barcelona as a location. I believe that overall...
el branca
01 week 2 days ago
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CFA and When to Apply to MBA?Some background about me: I went to a reputable university in Canada and graduated from a business + computer science program. Then I worked at a large Canadian bank in M&A for three years and have recently just moved to the buyside, focusing on private investments at a large pension. I'm lookin...
td2013
51 week 2 days ago
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EDHEC Msc in FinanceHello everyone, Has anyone completed this programme and has made it to London IBD (M&A) positions? I have received an offer with a scholarship from EDHEC, but I have to decide before I get other results from HEC, LSE, or Bocconi. My profile: 1. EU passport holder, but Eastern European descent 2....
Tedz1
11 week 2 days ago
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European Low Budget Finance MastersWhich programmes do you prefer? I am talking about low budget (less than 5000EU fees for EU-Citizens) Stockholm School of Economics - Finance Master Rotterdam School of Management so on Share your information. ...
Winchester M.
31 week 2 days ago
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LSE vs HEC vs Vanderbilt FinanceHi guys, After writing one of the top posts of last month it's kind of embarrasing to follow it up with: "Help me choose!" But I need your help, and I'd appreciate it. So, I applied for a few Master in Finance programs, fortunately I've been accepted so far. I've long decided that MIT Sloan is my to...
afe9
81 week 3 days ago
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Which school and which life? Bocconi MSF or Rotman MFRMFellow Monkeys, I am facing somewhat the most difficult question in life. Hence, I'd like some advice from the forum. I've been accepted into two finance related program located in two very distinct location--Toronto and Milan. The first program is the Rotman Master in Financial Risk Management 8-mo...
CrimsonElite
61 week 3 days ago
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WUSTL vs. U Rochester Simon MSF (2017 intake)I am an international student, and I have been admitted to WUSTL MS Finance (Quantitative track) and U Rochester Simon MSF. Both programs have given me some funding (25% from WUSTL and 40% from Simon). Both are 17-month programs and I would like to do a summer internship in BB IBD or Asset Managemen...
financedreams
81 week 3 days ago
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Should I Consider Transfering to a Target School? Hey everyone. I've read about transferring to a target school before, but I was wondering what you guys thought of my situation first. I have a 3.2 GPA from a (I'm guessing on this) non-target school, though it does have a business school. I am finishing up my junior year here at UNCG, and I want th...
Opalais15
61 week 3 days ago
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CFA or Executive Master in FinanceHello, I am working in the Asset Management industry within the business development department. I would like to go into the investment side, starting as an investment analyst or equity analyst, and becoming a portfolio manager in the future. I am trying to boost my career on that track and I am won...
MameTVS
121 week 3 days ago
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Fall'17 MSRE/MSRED Has anyone applied to below schools '17 Fall Master Real Estate programs and heard back? I submitted my applications few weeks back and was wondering if they have been sending out notices. Columbia MSRED / MBA dual program NYU MSRE Thanks. ...
Notoriety
101 week 3 days ago
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Inviting all Duke Fuqua MMS 2017 Round 1 applicantsStarting a thread for all those who applied/are applying to the MMS program Fuqua this year ...
bhkjy
611 week 4 days ago
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Oxford MFE or Columbia Master of Accounting and Fundamental AnalysisHi all, Just got admitted to Oxford MFE and Columbia Master of Accounting and Fundamental Analysis Program (a newly opened program in 2017). Debating which one to go. I am gonna graduate from a Target undergrad and have BB IBD internship in APAC this summer. I want to use the Master to go for anothe...
sweetgreen
161 week 4 days ago
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Crafting my story and setting realistic expectationsHi WSO, I am strongly considering setting a path to starting a full-time MBA in 2018 and am looking for some advice. Any thoughts would be much appreciated! Apologies for the wall of text below... My background: -Graduated from 50ish ranked school in 2014, 3.45 GPA double majoring in Economics and E...
mhab
31 week 4 days ago
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Brandeis MSF or Babson MSFHello guys! I got accepted to Babson and Brandeis for their MSF programs and I am very unsure of which school to pick. I would really appreciate some advice. -Babson: brand new program (1st year), 10 months, does not offer an internship, STEM, $$ -Brandeis: 16 months, summer internship, #6 in FT ran...
vsalmon
01 week 4 days ago
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SSE Msc in Finance, Boconni Msc in Finance or LSE Msc finance and Economics?First of all, I'm a undergrad student from a university in Latin America but I have spanish nationality, so I can study in Europe as EU-citizen thats why I'm asking which university would be the best investment since I don't have to pay tuition fees in stockholm and also they offer a double degree w...
diegogr23
01 week 4 days ago
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Not doing too well with my GMAT. Need adviceHello WSO, I am preparing for my GMAT in order to apply for top a 20 MBA program. After preparing for a month and a half, my GMAT practice scores seem to be pretty lousy (sub 620). I was always a terrible standardized test taker. I could do well in my APs, school/ college work, Math exams (Calc, Sta...
dreamtobeabanker
381 week 4 days ago
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Job Prospects for Finance/Computer Science double major?Hi! I'm going to be attending the Tepper School of Business next year at Carnegie Mellon. I have two paths that I'm considering as of now. One is to apply for the Computational Finance program my sophomore year (which accepts 5 people) or to major in finance and computer science. I know the Computat...
carnegiefinance
11 week 4 days ago
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710 GMATI wrote the GMAT and got a 710. I'm from the UK and my GPA translates to a 3.7. Do I need to retake the GMAT for top schools? I.e. H/S/W/Sloan/Booth ...
JM1996
121 week 4 days ago
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Online chances calculator by vocazHey guys, Anyone tried the online MBA chances calculator on vocaz website? I tried it and got a 60, which is a stretch at all the schools I'm considering... very disappointing. Do you think it is credible? do you know a similar tool? ...
bigshot
491 week 4 days ago
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UChicago Econ v. UPenn WhartonI had the opportunity last year to pick between these two schools and selected the University of Chicago. Though I do plan on entering investment banking, I wanted to learn theoretical economics before applied finance, something I believe that Wharton undergraduate students lack. I personally belie...
AirBorneMileHigh
1641 week 5 days ago
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Are accelerated MSF / MBA degrees taken seriously?Hello All, I'm currently awaiting responses from schools I'm applying to transfer to. I've got NYU Stern, Brown(?) and then a couple semi-target schools (Villanova, BC, Fordham, etc) but then for one of my safeties I have Clark University in Worcester, MA. I picked it because they offer 5th year fre...
philbegas
251 week 5 days ago
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Evening MBA question/comparisonGuys, quick question regarding the payoff of a top evening/part-time MBA vs a slightly less highly-ranked full-time program. Would an evening MBA at Booth or Kellogg be a better option than the full time program at say, Vandy/Michigan/UNC? Trying to decipher how much employers discount the part-time...
Beers
21 week 5 days ago
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Choice of MSF program to attend. Goal BB IBD in NYC (emphasis on NYC, if not IBD)Hey all, I've applied to a bunch of MSF programs around the east coast as I'm looking to get into finance from accounting. I live out on the west coast but am looking to get back home to NY and my dream is to land a IBD analyst role at a BB in NYC. If not IBD, I definitely would take a role in IMD a...
KyIrv2
101 week 5 days ago
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Schulich Master of Finance VS Western Master of Financial EconomicsHi, I am deciding between two programs below, and I listed some basic info about them, could you give me some more advice? Thanks! (These are Canadian schools and I planned to work in Canada) Schulich Master of Finance Good Location, Toronto city Good reputation Covering a lot of CFA content so more...
soimba
21 week 6 days ago
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How worth the cost is a top 20 MBA if you don't plan on changing careers or field?Let's say I go to kenan flagler and get a corp finance concentration MBA. If I was already a Corp financial analyst pre MBA with 3.5 years experience @$50-$60K, how worth it is getting that MBA? Assume no scholarships, in state, and age 33 upon graduating with MBA. I keep hearing how full time MBAs ...
hey620
31 week 6 days ago
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Tulane MSF (Class of 2018)Curious if anyone applying/get accepted could share some insights on the process, i.e. How long did you wait to get an inverview invite? what's the interview like etc. I applied way back at the end of Jan and the long wait has started slowly worrying me. Thanks ...
klimaz308
11 week 6 days ago
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Rochester MS FinanceHi monkeys I recently received an offer by Rochester MS Finance and I am looking for any useful advice and information. I am an international student so Rochester's STEM designation is something important for me. I am interesting especially about what do you thing about the placements in IB in NYC. ...
Bolty
141 week 6 days ago
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Bocconi Msc in Finance : Profile Evaluation and Advice Hello, I am an Industrial Engineering Student in France and I would like to know what are the requirements for Bocconi University (Msc in Finance). Profile : - Non EU Citizen - Languages: Arabic, French, English and Spanish (Intermediate Level) - GPA : 27-28/30 (Italian GPA) - Semester Abroad in th...
loremommahdia
281 week 6 days ago
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URGENT - Masters in Finance - John Hopkins Carey Business School (JHU) vs University of RochesterHello everyone. I have received admits from the following universities : 1) John Hopkins (Carey Business School) 2) University of Rochester Which program will be a better choice? And the placements? I am really confused as to which university I should choose. Can anyone please rank the universities?...
msnini
61 week 6 days ago
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MSc Finance at LSE or Bocconi?Hello, I am currently completing my Bachelor degree in business at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University and will be starting my MSc in Finance coming fall. I have been admitted to LSE (MSc Finance and Private Equity), Bocconi (MSc Finance, including a full tuition fee waiver), ESADE (...
financegirl93
71 week 6 days ago
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University of St. Gallen Master in Banking and FinanceI am a bit confused right now. I just completed the online application for University of St. Gallen and apparently it is not much of an application. Basically at the end of the application process, it asked me to send in the required documents and enrollment fee in order to complete my enrollment pr...
tentop
352 weeks 2 hours ago
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FT at McDonough vs. FT Goizueta vs. PT Kellogg/BoothI have to make a decision in the upcoming weeks between these choices. I'm a career changer trying to break into healthcare IB or MC. I already have FT offers at Georgetown and Emory, but would be applying to Kellogg/Booth PT beginning in the fall. I know that FT is recommended for career changer...
ERambler
22 weeks 2 hours ago
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University of Virginia vs. Georgetown (Undergrad)Hey guys, I am currently a senior debating between Georgetown University and the University of Virginia. Which school would give me a better chance in the future to break into IB/PE? I am having a tough time deciding because of how much I like both schools. Any advice would be appreciated. ...
red4ever15
12 weeks 3 hours ago
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CBS vs. HBS - not a "no brainer"Hello WSO, I am working through this decision and hoping you guys can offer another perspective. I was fortunate enough to get round 1 offers from CBS and HBS. My background is engineering undergraduate and 4 years in energy project management. I am looking to transition to an energy fund as my prim...
abcabcabca
142 weeks 10 hours ago

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