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+5How important is international experience? Is working in a country other than the US a plus for business school applications? Also is it a desired experience for job candidates? 82 weeks 6 days ago
+4Is NYU Stern worth 70K tuition per yearHello, my daughter is admitted to NYU Stern undergraduate, but has been offered only 11K scholarship that leaves approx. 66K to be paid out of pocket and I expect it to increase 3 to 4 % year or year in next 3 years. She has also gotten admission into UT Austin’s Mccomb business school’s...241 day 19 min ago
+4Top 15 MBA Programs By Culture: 2017 Wrap-UpHey fellow monkeys, was browsing around and saw this. I'm definitely considering B-School down the line (still in undergrad) but thought this is still some great information to know beforehand - and might be interesting to a lot of you considering an MBA. Berkeley and Stanford are...201 day 10 hours ago
+6Are These Good Schools for NYC Investment Banking?I'll be applying to college this coming fall at these schools (in order of preference): NYU Cornell Boston College Michigan UVA Georgetown Duke Villanova Dartmouth Carnegie Mellon Notre Dame Vanderbilt UNC - only since it is in-state NC State - only since it is...731 week 5 days ago
+518 yrs old, should I start self-studying CFA?Do you guys think jumping the bandwagon and starting to look at <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst">CFA</abbr> material early on would be beneficial, considering I'm only first year college. I just need to know how to start and I think in my spare time I could...531 week 6 days ago
+3Recently realized I want an MBA - Do I have a shot at Harvard, Wharton, Stanford?Hello everyone - I recently realized that I want to apply for <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> programs in a year or two and was wondering about my chances at these top programs. Previously, I had been thinking about a PhD, but I think that an...311 week 6 days ago
+3Better to Apply to Undergrad-B Schools as White or Asian?Hi, I'm going to be applying to undergrad business schools next year and since I'm kind of Middle Eastern, I can apply as either White or Asian. I know that for engineering/stem being Asian hurts in admissions, but it seems like there's far more White applicants to the B Schools....261 day 11 hours ago
+3Choosing between LBS, HEC, Vanderbilt Masters? Hey all, I've recently been accepted to LBS's MFA, HEC Paris's MIF, and Vanderbilt's <abbr title="Masters in Finance">MSF</abbr>. As far as I know, they're all top programs and I'll be reaching out to alumni over the next few weeks to get a...2212 hours 26 min ago
+3Transfer from UVA (Pre-commerce + Echols) to GTown, Vandy, ND (Econ), Brown, WashU (Olin), Cornell (Econ), Chicago or stay?Hate UVA. Want to get some experience on the Street before transitioning to academia. Undecided major in UVA, but I'm trying for McIntire OR designing my own hybrid major with politics and business economics. Should I apply to transfer to these schools instead? I would like to be at a...2117 hours 12 min ago
+3UT Austin Business Honors+ Finance VS. Michigan Ross Direct AdmitI got into UT BHP and if I go there will do a double major in Finance. I also got Ross direct admit. Which is a better option? I am planning to go into Management consulting or <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. Cost is the same for both schools Any input will...161 week 16 hours ago
+3Just got accepted to Stern, any fellow Sternies here with any adviceHi I just got accepted to stern and I was wondering if there were any other people from Stern here (current student or past student) that could offer me some advice. I was able to find everything that NYU officially wants you to know but I am looking for the real stuff right now if that makes...13 weeks 2 days ago
+2MBA: Do I stand any chances at a top school?A little bit about my background: - <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> consultant at a tier-2 European city (think Paris/Frankfurt/Madrid), with 2+ years of experience by the time I’ll apply - A few internships here and there at random FTSE100...183 days 15 hours ago
+2MSF (Master of Finance) ProgramsHey guys, I go to the University of Miami. Im trying to decide if i should try to get into UM's <abbr title="Masters in Finance">MSF</abbr> program, which doesn't require me to take the GMAT or have any recommendations as I am already a student of the...175 days 14 hours ago
+2 Is there free time for hobbies at M7 programs?Hi all, I've been fortunate enough to get accepted into Kellogg Round 1 of this application cycle, and will matriculate there. My goal isn't investment banking or management consulting, but rather, pursuing a f500 corporate marketing career, for which Kellogg is a good fit. I...141 week 43 min ago
+2MBA GuidanceFirst off, need to thank <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> for all the wonderful advice and guidance throughout the years. Definitely would not be where I am without the community. I am wondering where I stand for admissions in terms of H/S/W + other <abbr...121 week 3 days ago
+2Entry level M&A Analyst or Top 10 Bschool?Guys, Assuming you have 4 year WE in a shitty non-banking job which you hate it so much that you've been trying so hard to break into banking. Then you get the offer for entry level (M&A) from a <abbr title="middle market">MM</abbr> but at the same time, you...121 week 4 days ago
+2Been put on the waiting list, is there anything I can do?I am applying for <abbr title="Masters in Finance">MSF</abbr> in this fall. Have been put on the waiting list for <abbr title="Masters in Finance">MSF</abbr> @USC (the formal decision is not released but I was put on the waiting list according to my...111 day 10 hours ago
+2Rutgers Business vs. IU KelleySo, IU Kelley gave me an 11K scholarship and I was ready to commit until I got into the Honors College at Rutgers (in-state tuition). If I chose to go to Rutgers, I would end up paying no more than $10,000 per year overall, whereas Kelley would cost me around $40 K with everything...106 days 18 hours ago
+2IU Kelley Investment Banking Workshop admission questionsI'm a senior in high school who is going to be attending IU this fall. I hope to join the investment banking workshop one day. I know you apply during your sophomore year, but what can I do during my freshman year to increase my chances to be admitted to the program, besides just hitting...83 days 9 hours ago
+2Oxford MFE, Columbia FE, LBS MFA for Hong Kong IBDHi All, I am deciding between offers from Oxford Master in Financial Econ, <abbr title="London Business School">LBS</abbr> MFA, Columbia Msc in Financial Econ. I am a senior at a US top20 school with <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> <abbr...84 days 53 min ago
+2Do I have a chance at Harvard or Wharton? If not where?Hello everyone, I am looking for some advice on if there was any chance of an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> at Harvard or Wharton, and if not, what business schools are possible? Work Experience: - Summer Analyst Corporate Banking at...72 weeks 6 days ago
+2LBS MFA InterviewI applied to the MFA Program and just received an interview invite. I was wondering if there is anyone who can share their insights about the interview process. I understand it is mostly competency/behavioral based, but I'd really appreciate it if you could share your insights on what to...72 weeks 4 days ago
+2Is it worth paying for an MBA admissions consultant?Do y'all think its worth it to pay ~$<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-10K">10k</a></span> for an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> admission consultant to help you do...62 weeks 2 days ago
+2Profile evaluation/advice, MSc FinanceHi all, I need some advice on picking the right MSc in Finance in Europe. I'd like to pursue a career in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> or asset management. non-EEA BSc Economics - #1 school in my country, top 5% of my class 770 GMAT Solid...66 days 11 hours ago
+2London School of Economics vs Kings CollegeI have an offer from both <abbr title="London School of Economics">LSE</abbr> and Kings for an non-numerate undergraduate degree. Although I feel it’s a given due to the prestige and name <abbr title="London School of Economics">LSE</abbr> has...62 weeks 1 day ago
+2Some good transfer schools to apply to?Hi Guys, (deleted) Also, I want to apply to schools that will not not be outrageous (good financial aid). Basically my stats are 4.0 gpa in university so far, 32 ACT, have a somewhat successful business I understand most schools on my list are almost impossible to get in, so I...61 week 1 day ago
+2Columbia MA Econ worth the investment?Hey guys, I have recently received an offer for Columbia MA Econ (75k USD tuition), <abbr title="London School of Economics">LSE</abbr> Econ (30k gbp) and Toronto MFE (50k CAD). I am Canadian but am open to working in the States, UK and potentially Asia too. Looking at...21 week 1 day ago
+2Valuable MBA Application Insight from Current MBA's at HBS / GSB/ WhartonAll - Some of you might be knee-deep in the <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> 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...22 weeks 8 hours ago
+2Kennedy School of Government (and schools of the like)There seems to be a lot of jerking off to the <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> degree (and to some extent the MSF) for getting into Finance, and this is absolutely rightfully so. However, in discussions about the HKSG (and other related masters...26 days 1 hour ago
+2Choosing between LSE MSc in Finance, Cambridge MFin and LBS MFAHello everyone! I have 1.5-2 years of work experience in a big four due diligence team. I want to do a masters to work in London investment banks. I have offers from <abbr title="London School of Economics">LSE</abbr> Msc in Finance, Cambridge MFin (post-experience...22 days 23 hours ago
+1Profile Eval - International Student: Banking in US/France + late transition to WB/IFC/ADBHi, I'm a Filipino recent-grad with less than a year's work experience and I want to try to get into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>/Consulting in mature market like the US/UK/France. Actually, any "analyst" role in Fin/Consulting is better...23 days 12 hours ago
+2Which would be the straightest path to IB analyst?Hi, long time lurker but made an account to ask this question. I have been accepted to Middlebury College. My initial plan was to major in Econ, but I found a guaranteed transfer program (with certain GPA) to Columbia SEAS or Dartmouth’s Engineering school. If I went to one of these programs,...13 weeks 2 days ago
+2Will personal investment success help me get into a good university?Hello, I am high school junior. Nothing is too special about me or anything thing I do, 4.0 GPA and top 5% in my class and a 3 sport varsity athlete and captain, besides this one thing. I got my first job when I was 14 working in a bike shop as a mechanic and salesman. With this income I earned...81 week 2 days ago
+1T15 B Schools that give out most Scholarships - 2018 EditionI know there have been threads on this topic before, but I think we need a refresher for 2018. Which B Schools in the T15 are more likely to give out scholarships? Of course this is dependent on one's overall profile, but *ceteris paribus* what T15 schools give out out the most...56 days 15 hours ago
+1Vanderbilt MSFCan someone who has gone through the admissions process (interview, acceptance/decline) for the Vanderbilt <abbr title="Masters in Finance">MSF</abbr> program send me a message? Just a couple quick questions. Thanks52 weeks 4 hours ago
+1Oxford MFE or LBS MFAHello fellow monkeys, I have been accepted to both the Oxford MFE and the London Business School MFA and now I need to decide which one to attend. Of course, I am extremely happy about the possibilities, but with them also comes a difficult decision. Here is something about me as a...53 days 15 hours ago
+1Johns Hopkins MSF Class of 2018Got accepted to JHU <abbr title="Masters in Finance">MSF</abbr>. Anyone else here back? Basically butchered my GMAT and got dinged from my target schools. Not sure if I should wait a year and reapply to better schools or settle for JHU. Any advice?45 days 15 hours ago
+1Path to T15 MBAFinishing up my undergrad this spring at t20 undergrad (think Vandy, ND, GTown) and will be starting as commercial credit analyst at a <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr> in the summer. I don't necessarily have a career path nailed down yet, but my inkling is that...43 days 15 hours ago
+1MSF... or what?Few facts about me * Lower end SEC school (US News ranking wise) * 4.0 GPA, Finance major - Math minor * Practice GMAT's all 700+ * 18, graduating next spring (the weird part of my application) * Internship/Assistant to CFO and VP of HR for a midstream oil company...43 weeks 5 days ago
+1Is it true that M7 adcoms prefer buy-side equity research more than sell-side?And how hard is it to get a senior buy-side research role post <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools">M7</abbr> <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> coming from buy-side research in a different emerging market, like Mumbai?...46 hours 12 min ago
+1US Exchange and Future MBAHey <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> Basically an Australian student doing Finance. Based on my GPA, I exceed the eligibility requirements to go on Summer School for some top places. In the US, I have Harvard University in mind. Outside of the US, I'm...41 week 4 days ago
+1BSc in Accounting and Finance at LSE vs Accounting and Finance at WarwickAfter lurking for about 1 year as a disgusting high school student, dreaming of working in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, I got offers from <abbr title="London School of Economics">LSE</abbr> and Warwick and some semi-targets. Which of the...42 weeks 4 days ago
+1Is Calculus III necessary for Economics and/or Finance? Hello there. My Finance Degree requires up to Calculus II to grad but should I take Calc 3 if it offered? 43 weeks 2 days ago
+1Extending Military Contract or Apply to an MBA?Over a year ago I made a post about heading to flight school in the Military. After months of academics and training I actually got to the flying portion. This is where I found out that I was not comfortable with flying an aircraft, and I didn't enjoy it at all. I was put up for...41 week 5 days ago
+1ESADE MiM vs Warwick MiMHi, I got offers for the MiM programmes from both ESADE and Warwick, I am really confused about which one to pick due to mixed reviews. Half of the people I have asked have inclined towards ESADE but I am not finding much about it online and haven't gained much info through the alumni of...36 days 23 hours ago
+1Guy in his late 20s seeking help to decide on univ/courseHi All, Having spent a couple of weeks thinking about future, decided to post here hoping for some solid suggestions. A bit about my background - I am in my late 20s, with bachelors and two masters in mechanical engineering from top universities in India and Canada, with decent (3.8/4) gpa....31 week 9 hours ago
+1710/3.6 for Top 10Got a 710 which I know isn’t great. Especially because all my practice exams were 48Q/40V and my actual test was 45Q/42V. I’m applying from public sector with experiences in nonprofits and government work. I’m hoping to have a shot at <abbr title="Harvard Business...313 hours 22 min ago
+1NYU Stern Part Time or UNC Kenan Flagler OnlineI’m seriously considering the two programs mentioned in the title. I work in real estate (VP level) love what I do and have no plans to change career path. <abbr title="full time">FT</abbr> programs don’t make sense for me because it would require leaving my job, and...32 days 19 hours ago
+1Distance MBA in CanadaHi, I want to get an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> while I continue in my Data Analyst Role in Edmonton Alberta. I have the option of going to the University of Alberta (business school is ranked in the 80ies worldwide) which is where I got...31 week 4 days ago
+1GMAT prep recommendations for higher level questionsHey guys, I just started studying for the GMAT and have the full online Kaplan prep course. I am wondering if there are any other additions that can be a game-changer, I've heard about a book from PowerScore called the Critical Reasoning Bible, an online program Math Revolution for Q51,...33 weeks 5 days ago