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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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Credit Arm of MF to B-School?I know that mega funds regularly send people to H/S/W, but how do people from their credit arms do? (i.e. distressed/direct lending/mezz/etc.) Are they considered comparable to their PE peers? How would top B-schools view Ivy --> EB --> Credit Arm of MF...
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Profile Review: Good WE/EC, Bad GradesTarget: M7 Current Age: 25 Desired Age for MBA: 28-29 UG School: Top 100; GPA: 2.5; Triple Concentration degree in Finance, Entrepreneurship, and Marketing Nationality Info: White, Male GMAT: No official takes, have been focused on career building; when I was studying I was practicing mid 700s...
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Do the Big 4 care about college Prestige? I was wondering about the emphasis that the Big 4 place on the name/prestige of the B-School. For example, if I really like UGA's Terry, but also got into UVA's Darden, would I be a fool to choose Terry (for accounting)? From what I can tell, there appears to be a lot less of an emphasis on the "bra...
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How good is UIUC for economicsUIUC is my state school and I will probably get in. I know its decent for IB at some firms through its business school however I've applied for economics which isnt in the business school. Is it still ok or no...
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ESCP Europe MiM vs Bocconi MiMHi guys! I received offers both from Bocconi for the Master in Management (tought in Italian) and from ESCP for the Master in Management (tought in english). I'm finishing the third year in Bocconi in Business Administration (CLEAM) and I would like to continue my studies in Management but i'm quit...
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Tuck v Kellogg v MIT Sloan v Columbia for FinanceMilitary vet invited to interview at the above schools. Looking to break into finance, specifically IBD after my MBA. Looking to get real-time, unbiased info on the strengths/weaknesses of these schools. General first impressions Tuck- outstanding alumni network, may not have the same upper-level r...
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1 year into MBA: Things I wish I knewHi all, Longtime reader and writing as a small way of “giving back.” I’m in my second year at H/S/W and thought I’d share some thoughts and insights. My background is traditional – think IB / Consulting / HF / PE. On the whole, I’ve had a very rewarding experience so far, especially i...
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LSE MSc Finance or LBS MFAHi all, Background: - UG in Management from semi-target in UK (High 2:1) - Experience at BB in investment management - Secured SA offer at a BB for summer 2019 - GMAT: 700 Which programme would you say is better from an academic point of view? Having been lucky enough to get a summer internship ...
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Msc Economics What are, in your opinion, the best masters in economics (or economics & finance) in Europe? (Not only to continue in academia with a PhD, but also to land job). I have herd of the LSE/UCL in the UK (and oxbridge obviously), of the One in Barcelona andò the Bocconi One (btw I am from italy) One pr...
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My Chance with GSBHi guys, Do I have a chance at getting into GSB? Please see my background below: Undergrad - Top 50 but less popular majored in Finance GPA 3.3 Current role - LP (analyst) covering all aspects of private capital fund investments at a sub-$10B institutional endowment, ...
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LBS MiM vs LSE M&SHi all, I would like to know which postgraduate degree is better given my background and my interests: I am a Senior Aerospace undergraduate at Madrid, and I would to break into (strategy) consulting at London or Madrid (obviously, I prefer MBB but I think that Deloitte, Oliver Wyman, A.T. Kearney ...
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Msc Finance ranking EuropeHi there! From what you' ve heard/seen throughout your whole career, what are the best school for a MSF in Europe? (I know that it depends on the field we are considering, let's say for IBD for instance). (It would be great to have a comprehensive ranking). I'd say LSE/LBS/Oxbridge >= HEC > Bocc...
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Low GPA, 700 GMAT Please review profileHi guys! Here is my profile, Backrgound: 25 y/o Male From Eastern europe(very small country) Working in P&G as a financial analyst for 2 years Stats: Undergraduate GPA around 2.0 GMAT 700 Please help me, how can i strenghen my profile? Should i get CFA or ACCA? Target school: Top 15 Pos...
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Chance me for Harvard 2+2Academic Stats: I'm 23 years old, Asian, Male. Currently, a senior at Pace University (NYC) and will be joining a BB for investment banking credit. I was initially at Baruch College for 3 years with a 2.7GPA and will be graduating Pace University after 2 years with a 3.6 GPA. GMAT 730. Work Stats:...
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DePaul MSF in Chicago or Fairfield University MSF near NYCHey guys! I am currently in a conflict selecting grad school between DePaul and Fairfield. I have 2 years experience in venture capital and would love to secure a similar job after graduation. I know both of them are not great schools but I only got offers from them. DePaul is said to have great r...
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How screwed am I if I attend the University of Alabama?Okay, so I'm a high school senior from a lower middle-class background who's been waitlisted/rejected from about 10 or so targets/semi-targets. Going into the college application process, I thought I had a real shot at most of them (I have a 35 on the ACT, decent ECS) but I think I was probably reje...
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Scholarships for High GMAT ScorersBecause GMAT scores are given considerable weight in MBA programs ranking lists such as US News, some universities are trying to boost their ranking by luring in students with high GMAT scores. So much so that the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah explicitly mentions on its ...
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Which college should I select?Hi, I was wondering which college I should select for undergrad business. I've been accepted to IU, Purdue, and Butler, and have been wondering which choice would present me with the most career options. I've heard that IU is very strong, but after visiting IU and Purdue's business schools, I feel a...
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Accepted into Darden, did early decision for Duke. Should I wait for Duke?If Duke calls me I have to go but I'm already at Darden. If Darden is a better program for IB I'm not sure if it's wise to wait. What do you guys think? Is Darden better for IB?...
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Has anyone taken the HBx course Business Analytics?I'm looking to enroll in the next Business Analytics cohort from HBx and was wondering if anyone else has taken it before and what your opinions are on it? For reference, the nonprofit I'm working for right now has offered to cover the cost for me, so as long as I'm accepted I do plan on completing...
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HELP in determining MBA ROI for non-finance person Best comprehensive way of determining MBA ROI (website links, XLS models, all options welcome)? IB friend recommended I do DCF (no idea how to do this lol) My total comp is ~$85k currently, and looking to enter IB after b-school. ...
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LSE MSF vs UToronto MFEHello everyone, I received offers from these two programs. Both are excellent programs but I really need to choose one. Could anyone give me some advice? Thanks in advance!!!!! ...
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Peace Corps Volunteer ChancesHello y'all, I'm a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in East Africa as a chemistry teacher. Originally from the rural Midwest, and would like to eventually return. Experience: Peace Corps Volunteer -Taught over 800 students and raised their national exam scores by 40% -Coached and mentored 120 teena...
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H/W/S MBA path with diverse backgroundHi everyone, I'm URM, female, military veteran from Ivy leauge. I have IB summer analyst experience at BB in NYC after my freshman year through diversity programs. My next summer internship will be at Boston MBB office. I wonder if I can get an advice on what my junior internship and first employm...
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Fed Reserve Research Assistant to top MBA?I'm a junior at a West Coast university (top 40) and I've been considering the federal reserve research assistant program since last year. It's 2 years and it's mostly pure economic research with statistics, econometrics, etc. Right now, I have a 3.75 GPA and have taken Calc and linear algebra. Will...
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Consequences of taking GRE for MBA applicantsHi, I'm a prospective MBA applicant. I was wondering why people take the GRE instead of the GMAT when applying to b-school. Is there any consequences in doing that? For example, can you still get a scholarship? You don't really affect the school's stats by taking the GRE, so I can see that as a plus...
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Attainable Programs USA/AbroadAs a backup, I'm looking to apply to a few MBA programs but unsure of my potential candidacy. I went to a top 20 US school with a double major Finance/International Relations but only with a 2.9GPA. 6 years of experience by the time of enrollment - 1.5 years at The World Bank, 2.5 years at a long-...
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Do business schools prefer regional ties? E.g., if someone takes a Private Equity job in San Francisco, better chance at Stanford, Philly/Wharton, etc....
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Consulting vs. PE for Business SchoolHey WSO users, I'm currently a senior in undergrad having a hard time choosing between two full-time job opportunities. One is in strategy consulting at a boutique firm, and the other is an entry level analyst position at a middle market PE shop (through a family friend connection). I've already wei...
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MS Finance vs. MBA FinanceI would like to get the forums group wisdom on this. Taking out brand name of the school, networking, leadership, soft skills, etc. Please inform me (us) on the difference in actual education in an MBA focused on Finance and a one-year MS Finance program. Ready, set, GO...
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Does NYU MBA place entry-level analysts?Short back story: I’m from a small town and a small state. I went to a small, non-target state university and majored and earned bachelor’s in both Finance and Economics. I worked full-time in retail management throughout school while maintaining a 3.6 GPA. At school I was part of both the Finan...
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Lincoln International - MBA RecruitingHey WSO, I was looking through the interview database for Lincoln International on glassdoor and noticed a couple people say that they were asked for grades and test scores going back to college (and even HS in one case!). I haven't seen anything to this effect in the WSO interview database, so ju...
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Is it worth getting a MSc in Finance if already landed SA position?Hi all, Is it worth doing a MSc in Finance (LBS/LSE/HEC) having already landed a SA position? Background: business management from semi-target in the UK Thanks!!...
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Transferring to target after junior year (current junior)I'm currently a junior at a non-target state business school (think UMD Smith, OSU Fisher, PSU Smeal, etc.). Finance major with a Cum. GPA 3.475, Major GPA 3.9. I really slacked off the first semester my freshman year and it's killing my GPA, but got a 4.0 last semester and dean's list two semesters...
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What's the use of going to a top b-school if you can get the same opportunities from a lower tier b-school?Employability: Basically the title but I'll elaborate. Considering IB, Consulting and Tech (esp Amazon) are generally the more traditional areas for MBA students to target for recruiting, I've seen that you can get the same opportunities from lower tiered schools as well. For an instance, I've seen ...
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Best B-School for Dallas?2 years FIG IB at a bulge bracket + 1 year in a hybrid role doing mostly corp dev with some public and private equity investments (~10-25% of the job; focused only on insurance space). Looking at CFA and/or an MBA. For funds and AM in Dallas, where do they recruit from? Still primarily M7 or do reg...
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Advice For Applicants Considering Round 2 Many of you may be wondering whether you should pull the trigger and apply to business school during round 2 this winter. [Personal MBA Coach](https://www.personalmbacoach.com/) is here to help you make this difficult decision. First, a few of the basics. While I have many applicants apply durin...
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Undergrad business Vs Computational Finance Vs Economics from a Top SchoolI am a parent of a kid who goes to a Top Public/Magnet/Charter school in the country (consistently ranked in the Top 10 High School in the country) and is gifted in Math. He has gotten all perfect scores in SAT & SAT Math and AP Math related subjects through his high school He is not interested i...
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Double major Math+Finance?Hello! Currently I'm currently a freshman at UT McCombs school of business looking to work in finance. Possibly IB or quantitative but I'm still learning about the different fields so I am trying to keep my options open. I have been heavily considering adding math as a double major to finance with t...
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[UPDATE] Restaurant Owner/Chef Seeking Advice for MBAHow's it hanging Monkeys - I made a post in July about my chances at being admitted to a top MBA program ([original thread](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/restaurant-ownerchef-looking-for-mba-advice)) and received some feedback requesting that I elaborate on my background, how I started a re...
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Help Picking UniversityThe time for college applications is here and I intend to go to business school wherever I go. The schools I am applying to are UGA (safety), Georgia Tech (match), Emory (match), UT Austin (match), UVA (difficult match), UMich (reach). I probably won't get into all of them, but I want to start con...
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What is the best choice for a non-EU citizen to get a job in European IB between Bocconi, St. Gallen, and SSE MSc Finance?Hello Everyone! I am an undergraduate graduating 2019. After getting rejected by HEC, I am currently applying for the aforementioned schools in Europe. Which would you say is the best if I aspired to pursue a career in Europe IB. BTW I do not speak any European languages by now....
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Sloan vs. CBS for PEHi everyone. I was hoping to get some candid advice regarding whether the full-time MBA program at Sloan or CBS has better placement into PE. If you could also elaborate on the why you feel one program is better positioned than the other (e.g., stronger alumni ties, better brand recognition), it w...
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Something different (Master's)Hi all, I will tell you a bit about my background first: I am a final year student from a semi-target in the UK. I was lucky enough to secure a summer internship at a BB in London for the coming summer. I always thought I would do a MSc in Finance after my undergrad, preferably at LBS/LSE/HEC. I ...
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I have it down to 3 MBA Admissions firms and feedback would be helpfulI'm applying for b-school this year and I've been doing my due diligence with vetting consulting firms. After a countless amount of calls, I'm debating between 3 firms at the moment and I'm wondering if anyone here has experience working with some of these folks? The top 3 are Stacy Blackman, Admis...
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Valuable MBA Application Insight from Current MBA's at HBS / GSB/ WhartonAll - Some of you might be knee-deep in the MBA application process (currently Round 2), and others might be considering applying next year. I was in your shoes about a year ago and know how convoluted the process can be - it's about as "black box" as it gets. Before I get any further - a bit abo...
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MSF Profile Evaluation: Class of 2020Hi everyone, Would like to get some feedback and suggestions on my profile and some schools that I am planning to apply for MSF programs (Summer/Fall 2019 intake). **Background:** * International (f-1 visa/Russia) * Bachelors from Florida public university (Class of 2018, Finance, 3.95 GPA) *...
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MBA or Masters in Finance after Finance UndergradHello, this is my first post. Some background info, I am a senior graduating from a not a top-tier finance school (UConn). I currently do not have any relevant internships and I am worried about finding a job in equity research and or IB. So my question, what would you recommend for me to get an MBA...
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Do I have a chance at non H/S M7 MBAs?My profile: -Pakistani -750 GMAT -1st class honors degree from a modern UK QS ranked school (don't know about it's equivalence in terms of GPA but WES calculator says 3.7) -Will have 3 years of experience (2 at Big 4 deals and 1 at an investment bank as IB analyst). Strong deal experience and may tr...
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Help a KoreanI am currently working at sales&marleting at a major oil corporation in Korea for around a year now. I fetched finance career in my undergrad but did not work out very well so I ended up here. I am pretty happy with where I am now but that inch of frustration is still there... Though I graduated uni...
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MSF, CS degree, or just network to get finance or finance related work experience for top MBA programs?Hello everyone, I'm a recent liberal arts grad and I've developed an interest in finance careers. I had no finance internships so it’s going to be hard finding finance or finance related jobs. I did take some business courses in undergrad and found them interesting. I've decided to get an MBA i...
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Profile Evaluation: MSF class of 2020Hi everyone Would like to get some feedback and suggestions on my profile and some schools that I am planning to apply for MSF programs (Summer/Fall 2019 intake)? Background: GPA :3.36 Double Majors Accounting & Finance from a Top B-school in the country (Pakistan) CFA L1, Candidate CFA L2 in June ...
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Anyone from St.Gallen?I am getting mixed signals about applying there and would love to speak with people that either went there for their Masters in Finance or anyone that even considered it. I've looked at other sites as well but too much information in this case can only be beneficial I feel. I know Europe passed some...
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Non-H/S/W worth it?I did IBD and work on the buyside in equity AM. I'm thinking about MBA and am applying to a handful of schools: H/S/W, UChicago and something else. I know quite a few people with similar backgrounds that only apply for H/S/W and are no-go with anything else. Assuming H/S/W doesn't work out, how do ...
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Is it worth picking a school I don't like for IB Opportunities??Hi, So I live outside of Philly and if I go in-state I won't have any loans. I loved Pitt but I know that Pitt is a non-target. Penn State could be considered a semi-target and it is in-state so I could graduate without loans. However, when I visited I really did not like the place, seemed like ther...
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Do I have a shot at any top schools?28 M Graduated with a degree from a small non-target called Colorado Mesa University. Majored in Exercise Science with a Minor in Business Administration. Cumulative GPA: 3.7 GMAT: 700 Work Experience - 1) Teach for America. One year post grad where I volunteered, traveled, taught English, and ran ...
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What are my chances of a top MBA program?Hi, I am from Australia and studied a bachelor of Law (honours) and a Bachelor of Arts dual degree at Monash University. I have a 3.0gpa for the dual degree. During my undergraduate, I studied abroad at Oxford University, London School of Economics and at a University in Asia. I also have a masters...
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Post-MBA Restructuring RecruitingDoes Columbia Business School place well into post-MBA IB restructuring roles? I will have spent two years in O&G IB, two years in O&G PE, and will be matriculating at CBS in the fall of 2019 (Class of 2021). Appreciate the color. CBS's employment report doesn't break out different IB roles that its...
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Should you go get Pre Experience MBAShould you get a pre experience MBA straight out of undergrad to get a head start? or should you grind your way in straight out of undergrad....
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HBX CORe vs Smoking GMAT QuantHey all, I'm planning to apply to MBA programs in the 10-25 range next years. My undergrad GPA was 3.0, so i'm considering taking HBX CORe. How do AdComs view HBX CORe? Has anyone taken it and applied to MBA programs? Would a strong GMAT quant score counterbalance it out just as much? My concern wit...
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What should I go for? Hi all, I come from a non-target school in Italy (top 10 public schools), where I got my Master's degree in Corporate finance, and I am currently working in the Corporate Finance division of a Big-4. Prior than that, I have worked at GE as an intern for less than a year. My dream would be landing a...
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Wharton Interview aka TBDAnyone have experience with Wharton interviews post 2012 (aka team based discussions)? Any advice would be appreciated....
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Sure Tier 2 MBA vs. Uncertain Tier 1 MBAHi everyone, I am currently in the process of applying for MBA programs. I did an international exchange program where I first studied in Europe before going to the US, and ended up graduating with degrees from both universities. I was top ~10% at my European university and valedictorian at the US ...
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AMA: Big 4 Audit --> Advisory --> Top 15 MBAStarting an AMA thread for any Big4 Auditors or Advisory folks looking to transition to an top MBA. I leaned heavily on WSO to complete the journey up to this point, and want to give back to those currently mired in the Big 4 grind. I cannot thank WSO enough for giving me the knowledge and confidenc...
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Bank to pay for analyst/associate MBA/JD?Hi WSO, I’m currently an undergrad student. I am trying to figure out the odds of a bank paying for me to go to school for a combined MBA/JD program. Ideally I’d like to go from undergrad to grad school. I think it would be easier to manage when I’m younger versus older with more responsibilit...
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CEMS Second-tier or regular MIM top-tierHi all! I am considering applying for MIMs next year, and I struggle choosing between: - CEMS MIM at second tier schools: think UCD Smurfit, CBS, RSM - but main target being smurfit which is climbing the FT ranking (now 7th though I know these rankings are controverted, but still it's indicative) a...
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What Happens To Pre-MBA PE Associates that Get an MBA and Don't Break Back In?Looking at class profiles and employment reports, it appears that there is a bit of attrition for the number of pre-MBA PE associates that actually leave with post-MBA PE jobs. Given that there are not enough seats at the table for everyone coming out of business school, where do those that fail to ...
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How good or bad is George Washington University's Masters in Finance Program?I am interested in knowing more about this program and career outcomes, if one should attend this program or not....
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Need Advice After Long GapHello all, So I need a little advice. I graduated from a top target with a degree in finance around 3 years ago with a 3.8 GPA. I had some ok internships, but nothing spectacular. I wasn't successful in getting a full time job upon graduating, and went off travelling and volunteering for the last 3...
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Undergrad Biz/Tech - Georgia Tech, Michigan, Notre DameWe live in GA. My daughter has been a business lead on her Robotics team for most of HS. She has applied to a variety of biz schools but “right now” wants a strong business school, preferably with a tech angle. For Early, she has schools such as Georgia Tech (probably first choice), Michigan N...
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MSF ranking EuropeHi there! From what you' ve heard/seen throughout your whole career, what are the best school for a MSF in Europe (i know that it depends on the field we are considering, let's say for IBD for instance). (it d be great to have a comprehensive ranking). i d say LSE/LBS/Oxbridge >= HEC > Bocconi/Escp...
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Baylor vs. SMU vs. UTDI'm having trouble in which school would be best to attend for international business as well as having the best chances of getting an internship and having a high salary post-graduation. Also, considering that my parents' incomes combined are not very high, I'm really considering going to UTD. But,...
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Profile Evaluation for top MiF in EuropeHello guys, As you can see by the title, I need your help in estimating my chances for several top MiFs. I probably will be applying for the class of 2020. **Background:** - 20 years old and Portuguese (might be an Unrepresented Minority) - Finishing my BSc in Economics in 2019 from University of...
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Which schools and degrees in order to become a quant trader? Hello, I'm a guy who would like to become later a quant trader in a prestigious hedge fund. I'm in Italy, studying in a french school and I'll get my baccalaureate by the end of the year. I'd like to know which schools and degrees are suitable for my ambitions, knowing that I can only study in Europ...
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Profile Evaluation MSFinance EuropeHi there! I just wanted to ask you about my chances of getting into a top Msc Finance in Europe: Gmat 680 (49Q) Gpa: I am from Italy, we have average weighted (mine is about 29.3/30, so the predicted degree mark is 110 cum laude/110 (the maximum grade achievable in Italy) from a not renowned univers...
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Has anyone done the M.S. in Commerce at UVA?I'm an undergrad considering it for an extra shot at recruiting. Has anyone here completed the program or know anyone that has? I'm curious about the recruiting timeline and if the opportunities are worth it in 2018 (the other two threads are almost 10 years old). ...
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HEC (International Finance) or LBS (Financial Analysis) ?Hey guys! I'm having a hard time choosing between HEC Master in International Finance and LBS Master in Financial Analysis. After graduating I'd like to work in M&A in London possibly in a bb investment bank. I feel LBS would give me something more in terms of location, network and brand, but at the...
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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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One more tour?I Recently completed my 2rd year in the military. 1 of it was in flight school. I never completed the program and had 5 months following in supply corps school. I'm currently stationed overseas in Japan as a disbursing (financial management) officer as well as a sales officer which is in charge...
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LSE Msc Accounting and Finance - Chance me!Hi all, I am planning on applying for a Masters in Accounting and Finance Programme for next year (start 2019), and my 'dream' school that I would love to attend is LSE. However I am not too sure of my chances, and would love some advice from the WSO community on my profile! Other Universities that...
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Double Degree: do I have a shot?Hi everyone! I am a master student in management at Bocconi. I am planning to apply for a double degree with a partner university and I would like to now whether I have a shot or not. Quick CV overview: - Bachelor grade: translated to a 108/110 Italian grade (Belgian Bachelor in Business Engineeri...
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Profile Evaluation Msc FinanceHi there! I just wanted to ask you about my chances of getting into a top Msc Finance in Europe: Gmat 680 (49Q) Gpa: I am from Italy, we have average weighted (mine is about 29.3/30, so the predicted degree mark is 110 cum laude/110 (the maximum grade achievable in Italy) from a not renowned univers...
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University of Pennsylvania Non Wharton! (help needed)I have spent a lot of time looking into the university's interdisciplinary majors. I would like to major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (concentration in choice and behaviors) as well as Health and Societies (concentration in health care markets and finance). Does anyone know anything about ...
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I want to become a quantitative financial analyst -- help me decide my majorsI have recently decided that I want to become a quantitative financial analyst after I finish my education. I was originally planning to double major in math and finance, along with a minor in computer science. However, I learned that a math-finance double major is next to impossible at my school du...
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Unrealistic getting into S&T with MSc Finance? (London)I'm a final year Physics Masters student at a UK semi-target applying for MSc Finance programs (LSE,Imperial,HEC, etc.), didn't land any FO internships so my thought was to apply with a Finance Masters at a target uni to have a realistic chance at landing an internship in S&T. From what I've seen it...
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Profile evaluation Msc Finance EU: GMAT 680 (49Q,34V)Hi there! I just wanted to ask you about my chances of getting into a top Msc Finance in Europe: Gmat 680 (49Q) Gpa: I am from Italy, we have average weighted (mine is about 29.3/30, so the predicted degree mark is 110 cum laude/110 (the maximum grade achievable in Italy) from a not renowned univer...
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Oxford vs LSE vs Claremont McKenna vs U-Chiacgo vs PrincetonWas hoping for any insights or opinions on which of the following schools people would recommend. I'd be interested in either working in IB research or alternatively pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics and working at IMF/ World Bank thereafter. I've applied for Oxford PPE and LSE Phil&Econ, and expect a...
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http://supplementtalks.com/ketofit/It's a known quandary. In effect, it's the time to hit the road. You might feel the same way we do and also I'm trying to build important partnerships. It is ingenious to see how new arrivals don't handle a tangled issue like this. I paid for it with my winnings. I'm afraid to take risks at a moment...
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Am I screwed for the CFA?Hi guys, Been a bit of a forum lurker so far, but I am looking for some advice. I am currently in my final year of a degree at a non-target (UK), and so I am taking the CFA Level 1 on December the 1st. The only issue is that I have covered next to none of the content so far (due to internship appli...
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Selling Magoosh account, 9 months left and don't need it Selling Magoosh account, 9 months left and don't need it as I decided not to take the GMAT. PM me if you are interested in buying it. I haven't done any of the practice questions...
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Business undrgraduate in canada(Ivey vs. Queen's commerce vs. mcgill desautels) - Currently a grade 11 student Hi I am currently a grade 11 student at an Ontario High school. I want to know if my current mark and extra curriculars are good enough for any of the big three business programs in canada. I have a 93% average and have a 88 in english and a 98 in advanced functions and 97 in calculus. My extra curr...
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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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MSc Finance options...Hi all, I’m looking at going for an MSc in finance to strengthen my application for a career in IB. Long story short, I did my undergrad at UBC in Canada, Applied Mathematics, and found an interest in banking after a time-series research stint during the summer of my third year. I got a little mo...
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HEC vs IE vs ESADE vs BocconiHello everyone, I am an electrical engineering graduate from the highest ranking Turkish institution with 3.00/400 (Honors degree). Right now I am working as a business analyst at Deloitte Strategy & Operations and would like to pursue an MSc Finance degree at a target school. By the start of the p...
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Bocconi Msc Finance profile evaluationHello, I am an Financial Mathematics student from Slovenia and I would like to know what are the requirements for Bocconi University (Msc in Finance). Profile : - EU Citizen - Languages: Slovenian, English (Intermediate Level) - GPA : 9/10 (Slovenian GPA) -1 month of internship in asset management ...
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MSF Programs: USC Marshall vs. Boston College Carroll vs. UT Austin McCombs I am an international student with MSF offers from UT Austin, USC, and John's Hopkins. I am currently still waiting on Boston College and Vanderbilt for MSF, and Columbia for applied analytics. Looking for some suggestions in how I should rank my options, and where might be the best place to go if m...
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Series 7 and Grad SchoolHey everyone, long-time reader and love all the advice but I searched and never saw anything about this in the past. I am going to be starting grad school in the fall and already have my Series 7 (and 66) and wondered what (if any) possibilities exist for me to keep those active while I am in schoo...
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