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Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School AdmissionsWSO is excited to have the experts from Accepted on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here are messages from Natalie and Jen who will be checking this thread every few days: Natalie I'm here to answer any questions you have regarding Business School Admissions. I am ...
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WSO Hall of Fame: Business School and GMAT Forum The Wall Street Oasis Business School and GMAT Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best topics covering the business school world. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navi...
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MSF Class of 2019Every year I do a post like this on about this date for students seeking admission. Most MSF/MMS program start their application cycle around this time so it is usually helpful. Prior years Q&A are listed below. https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/msf-class-of-2018 https://www.wallstreetoasis.co...
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Bschool chances?Hey guys - want a second opinion on this. Former NYC BB analyst here. Near the end of my second year as an analyst I was approached by some folks in a top group at an EB (Centerview / LAZ / EVR etc). As I wanted to be a career banker, they basically encouraged me to lateral and join them by promisin...
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MSF application and GRE score adviceI will be sending out my msf applications soon but have some questions regarding test scores. I took the GRE twice. The first time I took it, I scored 157 verbal (74th percentile), 153 quant (52nd percentile), and 4.5 writing (80th percentile). The second time I took it, I scored- 156 verbal (71st p...
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JD/MBA: GPA Bar on the Law Side?Been thinking about a JD/MBA coming from a banking (and hopefully PE background). I know that the law degree isn't instrumentally the best career choice and I'll be foregoing two years of income for doing it, but honestly I'm just too damn curious about the intellectual experience to pass it up. I c...
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BA in Political Science and MBA admissionHey guys. I am will be freshman college student this coming this upcoming year. I did not get into the business school at my current university, I will have to reapply after my 1st year is over. I was told if I get good grades that I have a good shot at getting into the business school at my school...
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For those who in or completed their MBA, how did those who had spouses manage at your school?Hey Monkeys, I was curious about hearing from those who are/were at MBAs and had class mates that had spouses. Obviously we are all aware about the Married But Available mantra but I was hoping to get some more personal observations. Did the person with the spouse miss out on the experience? Did t...
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Rutgers University offers course studying BeyonceI couldn't believe this trash when I saw it. If ever there was a shining example of the rotting standards of the US education system, it would have to be this. I'm sorry, but there is NOTHING to be gained from studying Beyonce at college. "Kevin Allred, a doctoral student who is teaching the class...
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Undergraduate EDII Options So I fucked up quite a bit in high school and have to most likely choose between the following options for college: 1. EDII to Middlebury/Bowdoin, in which I have no chance of getting in, and plan on going to IndianaU and try to get into Kelly/IBW or pay less at VCU/GMU/Virginia Tech and try to tr...
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Reputation of these MBA programs in APAC?I am looking to get a 1yr or Accelerated MBA (18 months) in the next year or so. Unfortunately, only a handful of truly elite schools are providing them currently. I seek to work in Singapore/HK post-MBA. Can anybody throw some light into the reputations of these programs (below) in the APAC regions...
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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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Queen Mary University of London MSc in Finance - Thoughts?Do you guys have experience with this MSc? QMUL is not bad ranked. I'm French student graduating from a French grande ecole and I'm preparing an hedging option in case I'll not get an offer from LSE Imperial Warwick and Cass. My goal is to be in London for studying so don't suggest me other ch...
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Webinar on Irish MBAs this week: great launching pad to Dublin´s expanding financial sector... Hi All, This might be interesting to some of you. Next week there is a webinar for UCD Smurfit´s MBA program. Might be a really opportune moment to head to Dublin given the amount of new finance jobs that will come available post-Brexit: Here is the link to the webinar. PM me if you want any mor...
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GMAT StrategyHi guys, I would like to have your opinion on my GMAT strategy. So I am going to take the GMAT in December/January. This is what I am going to do : 1) Understand the GMAT (few days) 2) Online diagnostic test to figure out where are my strengths and weaknesses 3) Read each book of the MGMAT, fo...
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University of Miami 2017 UndergradHigh school senior. Looking for some advice. Looking at U Miami. Can I get a FO or MO job coming out of here? How about Boston University Questrom or Fordham Gabelli? Univ Pitt Katz? Thanks in advance for any advice. ...
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GMAT: If I registered but didn't go, what would it be like on the report?I registered for a GMAT exam in Jan last year but wasn't able to go. How would it affect my GMAT report? I heard that if you go to the exam and cancel the score, then it won't show up on the report sent to B schools. Does anyone know what it is gonna be like if not going at all (therefore can't ev...
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French Universities / Business schools reviewsHey, has anyone attended Sciences Po on here? All I know is that Macron and pretty all the nation's CEOS and MDs graduated from there and that it has a world class reputation... :p I've seen they launched a finance programme and a couple Specialized programmes (Msc Wealth Management and strategy) a...
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Letters of Rec Help (MSF)I need to get 2 letters of Rec for my MSF's and I need some help with deciding how to proceed. I can get one from my manager or director at my BO gig, but not sure where to get the 2nd one since I was a bad student at school and I am not the best networker by any means. Is it okay to get a 2nd one f...
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Target Schools in GermanyHello fellow members, I was wondering if anyone in here is fro Germany or has experience with German universities and which ones are considered "target schools"? I have read before that most Banks primarily recruit from the following: WHU, EBS, HHL, Mannheim and Frankfurt (goethe) Thanks...
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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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Wisconsin is apparently shutting down their MBA programhttp://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/wisconsin-school-of-business-considering-closing-mba-program/article_078d17c3-f33f-5f06-a4c3-c3853b26d7b8.html#tncms-source=infinity-scroll-summary-siderail-latest https://www.wsj.com/articles/university-of-wisconsin-mulls-closing-m-b-a-pr...
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Tied Between Different Opportunities - Sports, Consulting, FinanceHi all, I'm in an interesting predicament. I am currently deciding between a couple offers and am from a target school (H/Y/P/W/S) as a senior: - Football Operations for an NFL Team (basically running analytics for player performance and help make drafting decisions, sports science analytics) - Bu...
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Chance at MIT MFin?Top 40 non target. Math and Quantitative Econ double major. CGPA 3.4. GRE 331 Q 169 1 small PE internship,1 buy-side M&A internship, 1 short-term ER internship 3 leadership activities (1 president in an investment banking club) international student Goal: originally wanted to pursue banking, but go...
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Letters of Rec master in financrHello everybody, I am going to apply to top europeans MIF/MS in Finance by the end of the year for September 2018 intake. I already have a great letter of reco from a professeur but I have some question about the professional letter of recommendation. So I am currently intern in a small M&A boutiq...
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MBA in KOREA -- Is it worth it??I am Korean American finishing up my military service here in Korea. I've decided to stay in Korea for the long term and have been thinking about getting an MBA from KAIST University - pretty much #1 or #2 school here - but all I read about Korean MBAs are pretty negative. They do have a dual degree...
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Which graduate studies recommended?Was thinking about of getting additional qualifications to put on my resume to remain competitive, for personal development, and hopefully better job prospects (though i dont have any leads right now). Only three makes to most sense to me to pursue. I will of course ask the company pay for it, oth...
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Minor/ Major selection (Canada)I am thinking about doing a major in either finance or some form of economics, as well as a major or minor in applied math or stats. Which one of these combinations would be most beneficial to breaking into finance? My dream job would probably be in PE or corporate banking. I should note that I a...
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LSE v LBS master's in finance for a 32 year oldHi everyone, I have a choice between these two schools for a msc mif part time programme. I am 32 and a chartered accountant with an audit/back office of a bank background (product control). I want to get into equity sales/research but maybe potentially also work on the buy-side. - which name carr...
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Does getting post-MBA MBB offer really depend on your experience prior to MBA?Recently, I've been reading a lot about the consulting MBA of the world, ie INSEAD. The program looks attractive on paper and they have like 150+ students (not already sponsored by MBB) getting MBB FT offers. The Indian guy (can't find him on LinkedIn) who posted on Quora about it said that it depen...
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Master pre experienceGood morning, I am going to finish my bachelor in July from Bocconi University. Here are some information about me. GMAT: 720 GPA: 3.75/4 (Bocconi - Bachelor in Finance) Experience: 2 months internship in a energy provider firm (20 million euro revenue) I am willing to apply to HEC/LBS/LSE for a ...
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I am an finance major in a hole and could use some good advice. Hi, I'm in my 7th semester in my college. Due to poor choices by me and the options the college offers Im not on track to finish in four years. I have not taken a finance course yet I was planning on taking the pre rec finance course to all the other pre recs in the winter. Unfortunately my colle...
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Strategies to maximize the usage of time between undergrad and mbaHello, Does anyone have advice on strategies to maximize the usage of time between accepting a full-time job offer as an undergraduate senior and applying to business school? My hope is that this discussion will be useful to anyone in this time-frame. Given the assumption an individual must have ...
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Which minor should I pick? (Finance major)Hey guys, I'll be starting at Drexel as an undergraduate transfer. I'm going to be a Finance major, and I should have enough general electives leftover to get a minor. Some of the minors have crossover classes with my major, and would be shorter to complete. These would be: Data Science Economics In...
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Big 4 valuation vs boutique PE vs F500 M&A investmentHi guys, Recently I am seriously considering to apply for a top MBA and thus a bit worried to make a wrong choice on my job offer selection, which i think will certainly have an impact on my MBA candidacy. I have 3 years experience in big 4 audit and I am considering to make a career change. Curre...
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MiM vs MIF? Where? Hello everyone, I am looking for help to build my strategy and chose which school and program to apply to. I am 22 years old and I hold a BSc in international business from a non-target french school. My CGPA is about 3.5/5. I am currently in a GPA year and I am trying to leverage my current in...
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Wellesley vs Columbia (w/some catches)Hi all, What would better position me for IBD — graduating from Wellesley with junior year abroad and roughly half of my courses (and unofficial second major) at MIT Sloan, or three years at a low tier LAC followed by two years and a degree at Columbia? I’m on a gap year right now and already ...
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Grad School?So, I've had various unrelated jobs for the last few years, but haven't been able to get my foot in the door yet. My previous position was eliminated, so I've been on the job hunt for a few months now....my response rate for even the lowest-level operational and back-office roles/any other tangenti...
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Dartmouth vs. SMU Presidents Scholar and BBA ScholarI was recently accepted to both Dartmouth and SMU. If this were all, Dartmouth would be the easy choice. However, at SMU I will be a Cox BBA Scholar and a Presidents Scholar. The Presidents Scholars program is a full ride and is only offered to approximately 25 students year. Cox BBA Scholar allows ...
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Engineer torn between Full Time or Part time Long TermEDIT: Just found and read Charles Aris Compensation Study. Looks like I was wrong. Full MBA appears to be well worth it. But I would still appreciate any further insight. What about MBA straight into industry? I'm currently 27 working as an engineer in an electrical utilities co-op. Making 60k. I ...
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Help! What are my chances?Hi all - I have been a lurker for a while but figured I'd post since I'm applying to MBA school this cycle. I'm planning on applying to Harvard, Booth, Wharton, Columbia, Stanford, Duke, Dartmouth, UVA, Berkley, and Michigan. My Stats: - Undergrad: Wharton - Undergrad GPA: 2.98 (honestly - I di...
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Master in Finance, CFA level I vs high GMAT? Need help for my strategyHello everyone, I hold a BSc in international business with few quantative classes (10-15%). I am going to apply to top european schools for my master in finance (September 2018 intake). As you know, recruiters are looking for candidates with strong quant skills. Regarding that, I have few question...
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Which offer should I take to to leverage into admission at a top business school MBA program?Hi, So let's say I have received the following offers for my internship after my junior year. Which offer should I take to hopefully convert to a full-time offer and later use to get into a top business school? -IT Intern, Cardinal Health (Columbus, Ohio) -IT Business Systems Intern, Fiat Chrysle...
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Prestige of healthcare STEM job for M7 MBA Hi guys, I am a medical laboratory scientist who is looking into transitioning into healthcare IB or healthcare management consulting post-MBA. I am aware how crucial it is to land in the M7 or their European counterparts ( INSEAD, LBS , Ox-bridge ) for this endeavor. First of all, I have a 3.9...
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UC San Diego transfer to NYU????Currently a Junior at UC San Diego Majoring in Economics I understand UC San Diego isn't a target school and I am serious about securing a job in the Investment Banking field even if it means an extra year of school. Would anyone recommend transferring to NYU as a junior??? (By doing so I would be ...
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The University of Texas McCombs School of Business - MBA - Weekend ProgramI'm a former student in the McCombs DFW MBA and dropped the program due to the reasons documented below. The following review is specifically for The University of Texas McCombs School of Business weekend MBA program. Be advised, the McCombs weekend MBA program is nothing more than a money making sc...
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CEIBS MBA - worthwhile?I am in the process of applying for various schools at the moment for MBA. I am from the UK and mainly exclusively looking at US schools around the T15 range. I'm looking to go into tech or consulting post MBA with my definites at the moment being Kellogg, Ross and Duke. I spent a year working in ...
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Full Time MBA Program Shakeout continueshttps://poetsandquants.com/2017/10/06/will-tippie-be-the-tipping-point-for-the-mba/[Closing](https://poetsandquants.com/2017/10/06/will-tippie-be-the-tipping-point-for-the-mba/ "Full time program at Iowa decides to shut it down") I know it's not an M7, but there are Alumni who will be sad to see thi...
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EM Lyon - MSc Financial EngineeringHello, I'm looking for MSc in corporate finance in France in order to work in boutiques or Tiers 2/3 Bank (M&A) in France or in Europe. Does the MSc "Financial Engineering" of the EM Lyon is right for this type of career ? Thank you very much....
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Does GMAT matter more than non-US GPA for international students?^ Basically thread title. Does GMAT matter more than non-US GPA for international students? Given that it's standardized. Does non-us GPA go into US news rankings and class statistics?...
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What's the value of a PT MBA? Well Regarded? Dogshit? Better than nothing?So I'm currently working in a non-IB finance job. I'm blessed and fortunate in that my family has offered to pay for an MBA. They'd like me to check out part time MBAs in my area (the Carolinas, so Wake, South Carolina) etc. My undergrad grades kinda stink (sub 3.0 out of an SEC school). Is it a PT ...
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Lateraling From a Boutique to a Bulge Bracket Bank Via a Part-Time MBA From a Top 10 School Would pursuing an MBA part-time from Stern help an individual make the move from a somewhat "no name" boutique in New York to a bulge bracket bank? Please note that the boutique is focused on one specific sector and I would be interested in moving to the same sector group within a larger bank after ...
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Msc in finance vs. Msc in finance and accounting?Hi monkeys, hope you can help me on this one. I will soon apply for 2018 intake, my goal is to break into IB (how original!). Given that admission should not be an issue, I was wondering whether you would go for a **Msc in finance** or a **Msc in finance and accounting**. I'm asking this because A&...
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Pfizer FLDP to B-SchoolPlease delete this post as I have gotten the required information and feedback out of the discussion. ...
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If your GPA is less than a 2.5, what is your ceiling in regards to MBA admissions?If you graduated undergrad with a GPA in the 2.0 to 2.5 range (since they require a 2.0 at most schools to even graduate) and it took to you longer than the 4 year span to graduate, what is your MBA ceiling in most cases (not miracles where you do something that makes you famous and puts you in the ...
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Brand Management from Non-Elite MBA?For anyone here who has entered Brand Management, how do you say is placement not coming from an elite (or even Top 50) MBA program (for top companies such as J&J, Unilever, Mars, or P&G)? Marketing professional with 5 years experience (1.5 years in Management so far), and graduated from a large pub...
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UVA vs UR vs VCU (with stipulations!) I need advice. I was in the military for 6 years and then took an engineering job with the experience that I had. While working, I went to a non-target state school as a finance major. I am graduating this coming spring and I am finding it difficult to get an interview for an IB position so I am con...
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MFG Biz Owner using up GI Bill; Enlisted Army InfantryHi All, Need some advice. Got out of the Army in 2007. Started a mfg company, still in business, growing at decent rate. Found out GI Bill expires in 2022, use or lose. Back in school full time while working, school stress is a vacation compared to biz stress. I finished an AA and will be done...
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Indian IIT graduate to top 10 B schoolsHello, I am an IIT graduate with 3.1 GPA (scaled to 4). I have held decent leadership position at campus being the institute secretary and am currently joining Deutsche Bank in Investment Banking division in India. I have a gmat score of 750. What are my chances to be accepted by HBS/Wharton and ot...
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How do I recover from a 3.1 GPA in my first 2 years of undergrad?Hi guys, I wasn't sure which forum was appropriate to post this in so I posted it under business schools. I just started my 3rd year at a good Canadian university (Schulich) and am majoring in Finance. My accumulated GPA in my first two years was terrible (3.1). I had no sense of very low self-este...
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Tech Consultant Considering B SchoolHello all, I've been dealing/agonizing with this choice for months and thought you monkeys can help. College Class of 2012-Top 25 Undergrad GMAT: 680 (~40 Q, 40 V) Will retake. GPA-2.7 (No excuses, but was pre-med in college) Took some business courses at a CC after college( made As) I've been wo...
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Vanderbilt MSF ProgramHello All, I was looking for some advice on my current situation. I am currently a Senior Finance major at a non-target school, trying to get into Vanderbilt MSF. I am wondering if I should apply now in Round 2, or if I should take the GMAT again and wait until Round 3 to apply? Here's info on m...
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MPhil in Finance Cambridge vs. MFE Oxford vs. MFE or MF LSE vs. MFA LBSHi everyone, I am currently a student in Paris in what we call Grande Ecole (Centrale Paris more specifically for those who know what it is) and I'm willing to apply to a Masters as part of a double degree (you have to know that Centrale Paris is an engineering school which forms the best engineers ...
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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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MSF Rankings 20171. MIT. Strong program. Consistently places people in solid AM/IB/HF/quant/etc. roles. 2. Vandy. Really good program in the south. A handful of kids will get NY BB IBD but most people who bust ass will get into a solid ib/am/etc. shop. 3a.Texas. Similar to vandy. Strong alumni network and can get i...
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Undergrad: Where could I go and still have a shot of making it?Hello! Okay so I took the SAT for the first time on saturday and...needless to say I'm pretty sure I fucked up. I was nervous already and the fact that I started panicking didn't help. However, my GPA is a 4.6 and I'm in the top 5% of my school, which is one of the top ranked private high schools in...
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Target and Semi-Target Universities for Investment Banking in UKI am trying to make a comprehensive list of all Universities in UK, where the investment Banks comes to campus to recruit undergraduate students every year for IB. What are the target and semi- target universities (UK- undergrad) for Investment Banking?...
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University of ManchesterHey guys! Wondering. Is university of manchester considered as a target or a semi target? It is in the russell group after all. Thanks!...
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PT Masters in Finance (MSF) to Reset ResumeOk, so here’s my situation: For a variety of reasons, I greatly underachieved in my UG, but I’ve fortunately climbed the corporate finance ladder fairly quickly, landing a F500 FP&A managerial position with only 4 years exp. My fear, however, is that my UG performance and “prestige” will st...
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St. Gallen MSF placement report - one of the best worldwide?https://www.unisg.ch/-/media/images-2000x1125/internet/zusaetzliche-autorenbilder/studieren/master/mbf/mbf-employment-statistic-fall16-spring17.pdf Just saw this on their website, this has to be one of the best placements among msf programs worldwide?...
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High School Dropout, College GraduateI guess this post doesnt rlly pertain to the older gentlemen on this forum, but more to the individuals still in high school or even younger, or in college. I dropped out of high school freshmen year at age 14 and enrolled in college through a Early Entrance Program, graduated with BSBA in finance...
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Value in Lower Tier MBA?I am looking to transition into a Finance career, likely through an MBA, and need some guidance on how to maximize my value in doing so. Here is what I believe to be the most relevant information: · 2+ years experience working as a Data Scientist/Software Engineer · Undergrad Major: Comp...
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MSc: UCL vs CASSWhat do you guys think about these two school for a future MSc in Finance/Management? Past experience? Thoughts? Advice? Goal to breaking into London IB (BB or EBs or MM). Currently intern in a PE firm in France. Studying for GMAT. UCL Finance MSc is new and taught in Canary Wharf, so we have few...
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High school senior seeking advice on a supplementHi WSO, very excited to join this community. I've been lurking for a year now but this is my first ever post, so please excuse me of any infractions of unspoken rules I might break. In essence, I will be applying to colleges within the next month, but I am struggling to write a "Why Cornell," or "Wh...
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Quit IE business school? To go to HULT? I'm a International relations student at IE University. I realized that this degree may not be right for me, since I want to work in the business field and I'm not so passionate about politics. I'm not good at math tho so business administration is excluded. I thought about magagement but IE doesn't...
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GMAT materials/audiobooks while driving...?I realize that if I am going to apply FT by Jan, I need to visit these schools beforehand (both from an admissions perspective since I'm a weaker candidate and for me to evaluate my options and QOL on campus). The issue is, these schools are almost all located in the Midwest. Would be impossible to ...
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Which MSF is good?I have an average GPA, GMAT : 670. 2 years work ex in startups in Business development role. Big drawback I did my engineering in 5 years(had backlogs). Which MSF programs are good? I want to make a career in wealth managment/Asset Managemet/Quant trading . I have kept my options open. I am looking ...
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Is it OK to apply for FT MBA programs while pursuing a PT MBA?Hey guys, I’ve decided to go all-in and go for a Full-Time MBA for Fall (thanks to you guys for convincing me). Now, I’ve already enrolled at a Part-Time program at a local college (ranked around Top 60 but not a focus for Marketing). I’m planning on starting my Part-Time MBA next week (have ...
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Villanova MSF?I'm set on Villanova's MSF program and have had conversations with admissions so far. I've been reading a lot of the Nova MSF posts on WSO and they've been beyond helpful. Figured I'd see if anyone has any advice for me? Chances of Nova acceptance? Dos and don'ts for essays? Anything I should av...
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Marketing: CPG Branding vs Startups for LT career growth (C-Level positions)?Pursuing an MBA starting in 2018, but I'm unsure what direction to take it now. Originally was set on CPGs but I've noticed an interesting debate pop up sometimes in Quora communities, where Startups give a broader exposure in managing the business, and CPGs are too slow and not fast enough/too bure...
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Just got off Brown's waitlist. Is Brown better than Michigan-Ross BBA?Didn't see this coming. Pre-admitted to Ross, had mentally prepared to be in Ann Arbor last few months -- $150M new b-school facilities, Harbaugh, Big Ten sports, Go Blue!, etc. I get it, Harvard and Stanford are obviously better than Michigan, but seems trickier with Brown. I've been there and love...
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John Hopkins MS in Finance - Surprisingly Good Employment StatsStats for 2015-16 The employers are not bad at all and the placement rate (80%) appears decent, although ideally we would want >90%. Thoughts on this program as of now? I know previously there hasn't been much info related to the program because it was relatively new...
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Grad School and AgeFinancial Advisor and can't see myself finishing my career doing this. 40 and thinking of Grad School. Had a late start to career. Would like to move the direction of Corp Fin. and would like to end up in doing something thats strategy oriented. Undergrad in Econ (3.53 GPA). Career plus-Have been a...
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Transferring from Community College?I'm in a Maine community college. I have a very low high school GPA. I was denied into the local state school here due to my awful high school transcript. However, I graduated, and am now attending community college as a freshman. I have a 3.9 GPA in relevant business courses, and work as a mortga...
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Best and Worst Advice given during UndergraduateBest advice given to me: if your college experience is the best 4 years of your life, you're doing something wrong. Worst: party as much as you can, because when you graduate, you wont be able to. ...
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MASTERS OF FINANCE: John Hopkins MSF VS USC MSFI will be applying to (only) USC and John Hopkins masters in finance. My question is, if I do get into both programs (hopefully i do!), which program do you think would satisfy my interests? What are YOUR opinions on both programs? Background: -Graduating with bachelors in finance and non target ...
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Is the IR section of the GMAT underrated?Let's face it: success in the **GMAT** is all about practice and dedication. There are so many courses, materials and tips available, and more and more people are scoring 700+ nowadays. In my opinion, the most important section should be Integrated Reasoning. I will soon tell you why. However, no o...
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UT vs RiceWhat MBA program would you think is best? UT or Rice? I really think that UT has a great MBA program, but I hear people on this site talking about that Rice is better than UT, but I dont think so. Share you opinions on this topic. Thanks in advance....
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Guidance in choosing UD pathI'm currently a sophomore enrolled in a non-target school (Colorado State U). I'm majoring in corporate finance, with (planned) minors in CS and Japanese. I've gotten encouragement during highschool from my parents and other people about taking Financial Engineering for my MBA, but I just found out ...
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MBA or MSF with Advising ExperienceHello All, I am new here and have been digging around trying to get some information on where to take the next step in my career. Most of the info I am seeing is about Analyst. I am currently a Financial Advisor with a large global bank. I have been in the financial industry for about 5 years no...
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Indian GMAT performance (questionable?)Am I the only one that finds Indian GMAT results, especially their performance on the verbal section, at least a little bit suspicious? I mean, this is a nation where police can be bought for a few hundred rupies and where politicians can be bought for a few hundred dollars. Why is GMAC so sure that...
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which programs of MS in accounting would have better chances to get big 4 job in the LA/SF Hey everyone, I am a senior at a top 40 univerisity and currently in the middle of the application of graduate programs. I want to get MSA/MPA/MACC degree and get into big 4 audit firm after graduation, but I really prefer location on the west coast because it is near my family, such as LA, SF or s...
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The 4th Edition of Manhattan Guides, outdated? Hi, I just found the 4th Edition of Manhattan Guides (8 books) on leboncoin.com for 60€. But this is the 4th editon and they already realeased the 6th. Do you think it's a good deal or is the GMAT changed a lot during the last decade? The 5th or the 6th is much more expensive, even in second-hand...
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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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HBS 2+2 Profile EvaluationMy best regards for everybody that cares to read and spend a little of his/her time to send me some advise in this important matter. This is my academic profile: I'm currently studying Civil Engineering in Mexico´s #1 university (in this particular carrer). Current GPA of 4.0 Member of my Univ...
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US military to H/S/W to buyside- AMAJust re-joined the full-time working world after two years at H/S/W caliber MBA program. Attended b-school after ~9 years in the US military working in the special operations community. While in b-school, I did interviews for our admissions office and was responsible for leading our vets' club ad...
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[Undergraduate] University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill (Economics) I'm starting to eye down schools to transfer to that will give me a good shot at banking. I'm currently a Freshman and while it's too early to say, I think I have a good shot at transferring into UNC-CH. Junior year transfers have an average GPA @ around 3.66 and 75% on the SAT is 1200ish. I would g...
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Chances of getting placement at Princeton MFin programHello guys, If some of you could evaluate the possibility of me being admitted in the Princeton MFin that would be gorgeous. I took a look at the student profiles and the course seems very competitive. Currently I am 17 years of age. I started studying Business and Economics at a German state (non...

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