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Latam to top business school

ChileanSeaMonkey

Hi guys, I was hoping to get some advice. This is my first post, but I've been reading this website a lot. I'm a New York born and raised guy that went to a liberal arts college and played top 20 division I lacrosse (earning a 3.4 GPA). My international family background made me become...

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Admitted to Imperial College Business School MSc Finance and LSE MSc Finance for 2019 intake! Which one would you recommend?

Rthur

Hi, I received my offer from Imperial College Business School today. Is the course worth it and what are the prospects after graduation? I have also applied to <abbr title="London School of Economics">LSE</abbr> MSc Finance but have not heard back yet. I am an Armenian...

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35 y.o. looking at T-10 programs, mostly non-business background - thoughts?

pilisopa

I've found a lot of useful information on this forum as a lurker so I wanted to give asking my own question a shot. I'm a 35 year old career changer looking to 1) enter the private sector and 2) work in consulting, preferably at a top firm. I've found that my best hope is going to...

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CFA vs MBA

Temujiin

What are your thoughts on getting a CFA rather than an MBA? Would you give extra weight to someone with a CFA over someone with only an undergrad degree? How do you think it stacks up vs a 1 year MSF or other masters program? For context I am a commercial real estate lender at a bank. I either want...

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Latam to top business school

ChileanSeaMonkey

Hi guys, I was hoping to get some advice. This is my first post, but I've been reading this website a lot. I'm a New York born and raised guy that went to a liberal arts college and played top 20 division I lacrosse (earning a 3.4 GPA). My international family background made me become fascinated by...

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Masters Advice: LBS, LSE, HEC, YALE, UPENN

Ben Rickert

**Profile** * Management undergrad at semi-target in UK * 1-year work experience in asset management at BB in London * Was extended an offer to join another BB as an IB summer analyst in June 2019 * GMAT: 700 Currently considering the below programmes: * University of Pennsylvania - M...

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MSF Placement Help

hungrychimp34

In the process of applying to MSF programs. My end goal post-MSF-graduation is to work in NYC or Chicago; however, if I am unable to land a FO IB role in either of those cities, my locational preference would be the south (Charlotte/Atlanta/Nashville). With that being said, should I be looking at WU...

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CPA Audit -> M7 -> Top Hedge Funds ?

CPAtoMBA

I posted here few years back as a CPA who was hoping to get admitted by an M7 b-school. Fortunately, I was admitted this year to 3 out of 4 schools that I applied to. (Admitted at: Wharton, Columbia, Booth l Rejected by: HBS), thus definitely possible for accountants to do well in the admission proc...

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Oxford MFE vs HEC Paris MIF vs Notre Dame MSBA vs MIT MFin/MBan

devinconnolly96

Hey. I'm in the very fortunate position to have been admitted to Oxford, HEC and ND. I have interviews for both MFin and MBan programs this coming week. HEC have committed to at least 20k scholarship, bringing the course fee to 12k euro. Notre Dame haven't confirmed an amount yet but indicated appr...

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Which EU Master (German)

EUROPETARGET

Hi Guys, I'm wondering which Masters to choose. It is significant to know that I'm German and will complete my Bachelors at WHU (and have an offer for the Masters as well). Therefore, I'm only looking at schools which will have better Recruitment (in Frankfurt and London) than WHU. Obviously, HSG,...

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Updated comparison of master's programs (Columbia, MIT, Oxford)

creativecontraptions18

Hello, I am in the process of doing due diligence with respect to a number of master's programs. Unfortunately, many of the discussions that compare some of these programs are a bit old. If anyone has a sense, any updated impressions with respect to these three programs would be extraordinarily he...

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Help me make a selection-MSF

Tothebreach

Hi, Thank you for taking the time of reading my thread, I recently got a BBA with a specialty in Finance from an average university. I am currently looking to go to grad school to pursue my education in Finance with an MSF. I would love some feedback and help to make a selection for some specific sc...

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MsF or MBA for Research/Portfolio Management - HELP ME

ca_zeus

Hello WSO, I need some career advice badly as I have had a tough time furthering my career into the quant AM/Hedge Fund world. Interested in pursuing Fama/French or quantamental type strategies. **Quick overview:** - Undergrad degree in Finance (~ 3.2 GPA) - 3 years of experience in institutional ...

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Why everybody criicize EDHEC so much?

Merlo97

Disclaimer: I am not a edhec student and I am not planning to apply there. But the programme seems to be quite nice, and lately I ve seen plenty of ppl getting jobs in S&T/ER BB in London from there (to be more precise, from the MIM with 2nd year specialisation in financial markets)? Am I wrong or i...

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Business Engineering KU Leuven vs MiM TUM School of Management

Tanyawat-Tachaboon

Hello Everyone, I'm an international student from Thailand and applying for Master program in Business or Management. I've got an offer from Business Engineering at KU Leuven which is very interesting for me since they have business analytic major. The university itself is not well-known in my regi...

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Master in Management & Technology

PBateman.323

Hi guys, how does the Master in Management & Technology from Technical University of Munich place in Germany? I have a business & finance background and I'm considering this innovative program. Does it have a good reputation in Germany? I'd like to work in CO, or maybe in PE. The 120.00 EUR fee is a...

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ESCP Europe MiM vs Bocconi MiM

onli97

Hi 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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Master in Finance at IE Business School?

eternal_oceanus

Hi Fellows, I graduated from University of Melbourne in finance and accounting and just got admitted for the Master in Finance program at Spain's IE Business School. I know Financial Times ranked IE and IE's MIF program highly, but many others said FT's ranking is BS. My goal is to break into t...

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Break into IB through MSF program without IB internship experience?

jimbo1234

Hi everyone, I saw people asking whether their MSF program can help them break into FO IB. However, MSF programs are normally one year long. Are those people already get an IB Internship before their MSF or they are talking about IB full-time job? I don't think they have enough time to get an inter...

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MSc Real Estate Finance for IB?

Sverker1

Hi all, I've been accepted to a MSc in Real Estate Finance at LSE, but I'm unsure whether this is the right move. My initial plan was to complete the master and apply for jobs within IB, where perhaps the RE coverage groups would be the most relevant. My concern now is that although I have 2 year...

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MiM: LBS, LSE, HEC Paris

mooneater

Hi all: I am considering Masters in Management at the following institutions: LBS, LSE and HEC Paris. My background: bachelor in Business Administration at a semi-target European university and internship experience at an international consultancy (not MBB though) with long-term goal being MBB in e...

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ESADE MSC IN INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP

ARangqa

Hey guys, I recently got an acceptance from ESADE for the MIM in INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP for the 2019 intake and wanted some information regarding the same. I've also got offers from Imperial and LSE for the MIM course. Would appreciate your feedback. Thanks!...

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Difference between a MiM and Ms in Finance

MEvolutionToday

Hi, basically, by reading the title, some of you might wonder why I'm asking this question that can sound stupid or easy to answer. I've googled this question and I couldn't find an answer here or on any other websites. While browsing through a few career development pages on university websites,...

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INDIAN ,WANT TO WORK IN IB .HEC PARIS MIM OR LBS MIM?

amankumarmishra266

hello to all I am an Indian currently in my last year of engineering ,i want to work in investment banking which college should i choose? LBS MiM or HEC MiM ...

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Board of Directors - Non Profits

Cls5373

Hey everyone. I've been a long time reader on this site and have found a lot of the information very useful. I'm currently an analyst at a reputable consulting firm, but by no means MBB. In a few years I'm going to apply to business school and want a well rounded profile to give myself a shot at ...

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University of Richmond VS Ohio state

aryaman93

Hi everyone! I wanted to know which of these schools would be more beneficial in order to get jobs in investments or banking, in big cities and companies such as: NYC,Boston,Philadelphia,etc. Moreover I'd want to know which would also be better for internships as well. Thank you in advance...

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Indiana University VS University of Richmond

aryaman93

Hi everyone! I wanted to know which of these schools would be more beneficial in order to get jobs in investments or banking, in big cities and companies such as: NYC,Boston,Philadelphia,etc. Moreover I’d want to know which would also be better for internships as well. Thank you in advance ...

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Illinois iMBA

John Pierpont

Primarily what I see on WSO is M7 or gtfo. Does anyone have any thoughts or insight into Illinois' iMBA program? Here's a [Poets & Quants article ](https://poetsandquants.com/2018/05/11/illinois-graduates-1st-cohort-from-22k-imba/)for some background. My impression is that once you get out of th...

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Admitted to Imperial College Business School MSc Finance and LSE MSc Finance for 2019 intake! Which one would you recommend?

Rthur

Hi, I received my offer from Imperial College Business School today. Is the course worth it and what are the prospects after graduation? I have also applied to LSE MSc Finance but have not heard back yet. I am an Armenian national and I am trying to see what are the odds of getting a visa and stayi...

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Admission Chances??? Bocconi Msc Finance (italian program)

PBateman.323

Hi guysss, ciao carissimi I’m an Italian native speaker coming from a top EU uni for business administration with an approximate bachelor GPA of 3.3/4.0 (not so high but hard to achieve where I studied). I recently completed a 6-month internship in a fast-growing fintech company based in Germany a...

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Masters in Finance- USA universities rank

Muhammad Farrukh-Khan

Purdue, Minnesota, SMU, UC-Irvine, Boston College, UIC, Ohio State. Can anyone rank these unis for MSF in terms of job prospects in consulting with a focus on financial advisory in US? ...

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Need advice for selecting college

Anonymous Monkey

Hello, This is my first post here on WSO and I am looking for some advice on selecting an undergrad college. I am currently a junior in high school and through our business program here at our school and competing in banking & finance in business professionals of america (program our business progr...

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How is UTDallas full time (Cohort) MBA placement?

jkhappy

Hello everyone! Did anyone graduate from UTD full time MBA? Or is anyone studying for it right now? I would like to learn about its job placement, internship opportunities, recruiting scene, and career management support. Also, is the curriculum very hard? Will it be hard to graduate? Thank you very...

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Visa Sponsor industry sector and UT MSBA vs. MSF for that?

ron.kim.gk

Hello! This is my first time writing in this forum. Since I am a first generation college student and from a small town in Asia, I am lack of information! Currently, I only applied to UT Austin's MSF and MSBA program because I would qualify for the residency there and those two programs are the ch...

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Rotman or Ivey MBA

priya_1990

I know there has been a lot of discussion on this forum about this topic but I would like to get some more insights from folks in the Canadian finance industry and hopefully some alumni of the two schools. My Post-MBA goal would be corp development or strategy roles. Not really sure of the industr...

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HEC Lausanne MSF applicants 2019 September

Streetlooker

Hello, Is there any other applicant for HEC Lausanne MSF? My application has been proceeded to the department, but it seems it will take a few weeks until I get an answer. What is your status?...

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3-Year Undergraduate Course... Am I disadvantaged?

pkrmstr

I got in contact with prepzone. I was told that I would be at a disadvantage when I apply to the top MBA programs in the US because I did a 3-year undergrad program (which I got a 1-year exemption due to my Diploma in Accountancy, which means I only attended uni for 2 years). Is this necessarily t...

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Does a MBA degree look a lot better for future employers than a MS (Master of Science)?

TheBestMan

A MBA degree is very popular and recognized throughout the world than a Master of Science in business related major. Currently, I have a undergraduate degree in business related and it will cost me 2 years to get a MBA and only 1 year to get a MS because of my business related undergrad degree. Whi...

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Imperial Masters after 2 years of work experience

balmainmaybegucci

Hi all, I got into Imperial's Masters in Climate Change, Management and Finance. My undergraduate is in business so I wanted a more specialised degree + the program is extremely cheap compared to most other finance programs. I have 2 years of work experience (Small valuation shop). My goal is corpo...

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Help me choose the best master.

Johny100

Hello everybody, the time has come to make a key decision so i kindly ask your advice. What would you do in my position? Desired career path: first choice is Management Consulting, then Asset Management and then Investment Banking. Location: Eventually i want to settle in Switzerland, but it doesn...

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Best mscf for financial markets?

Merlo97

Which is, in your opinion, the msc Finance programme out there (Europe) with the strongest focus on financial markets? (i have heard of the EDHEC one, but the brand of the school does not seem top notch) Other suggestions? I apologize in advance if you have already answered to this question in anoth...

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Low gpa,what should i do?

itamassimo

Hey guys, This summer i'm going to graduate with a low gpa(25 in italy,i think it should be 3.0 in us)from an unknown university and i have 0 work experience.I'm 24(25 in october) and unfortunately only now i discovered all of the things that are needed to get into pe,ib,m. consulting etc... My gra...

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To MBA or to not MBA

MBA_CChimp

Hey guys, Been on WSO for a while but using a burner acct. Wanted to get some opinions on my situation. Currently late 20's and a mid level (VP equivalent) investment banking / M&A advisory professional at a Canadian boutique in a secondary city. I have my CFA charter. Being in the mid level and lo...

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MBA 2+2 Programs

streetrules

Hi, I am wondering wether or not applying to 2+2 programs as an undergraduate and getting rejected would hurt my chances of getting in when presumably applying again a few years later? Also, generally speaking, have people found it more competitive to get in through the 2+2 program or through re...

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MIT Sloan MBA Social Life

Macain

Hi everybody, I am really excited that I got accepted to MIT Sloan MBA program, among other good B-schools (MIT Sloan is my top choice). I am just a bit worried about my fit in the school (I have had no chance to go and visit the school for now or one of the visit weekends). I am quite an outgoing...

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HEC PARIS - MSC MANAGERIAL AND FINANCIAL ECONOMICS

PBateman.323

Hey guyss just wanted to ask Is this non-flagship course of economics more accessible to get admitted? Thankss...

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Booth vs. Columbia for MBA

LordGeoff

I was fortunate enough to be offered admission to both CBS and Booth in Round I. Neither school offered any merit funding, but my understanding is that CBS gives out the majority of its merit packages in February. I am now struggling to decide between the two schools. While Booth is ranked higher t...

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Yale SOM or Re-apply?

schoolundecided

Hi all, Profile: 25-year old Asian Male Transferred from a top 50 undergrad (3.9GPA) to a top 10 undergrad (3.4GPA),- definitely does not help my story Graduated in 2015 3.4 GPA 331 GRE (168Q 163V) (740 GMAT equivalent or 95th percentile) 3 years work experience worked at hedge fund project managem...

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For those who have taken the series 6, 7, 63, 65, or 66

NotABanker92

If you have taken any one of these exams, which did you personally find the most difficult to pass and how extensive was the studying? I am an Account Executive within software sales (fancy term for a traveling software salesman) which has been great for me so far, I passed up the job offered by my ...

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MSc Finance 2019/2020 Profile evaluation

carlook

Hello Everyone!! I am an Italian student just graduated from UK non-target uni in International Business and Finance. Currently applying for MSc in Finance. Here's my profile: Graduation grade: First-Class Honours (4.0 Gpa) GMAT: 660 1 year Exchange program in Madrid Fluent in English, Italian, and...

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MSc in Finance: LSE, Bocconi, HEC or SSE?

pedromdabreu

Hello guys! I am applying to some MSc in Finance programs to start in September 2019 and I believe I could use your help to make a better final decision. My profile: BSc in Management at Nova School of Business and Economics (Lisbon, Portugal) Exchange: Korea University Business School (Seoul, K...

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Transferring to McIntire (UVA)

DiPietro

I'm currently a student at Clemson University. My parents are of the opinion that you can be successful no matter where you graduate (easy for pops to say with his G-town degree) so I ended up here with a scholarship that made it worthwhile. In H.S. I was pretty uninterested and definitely made some...

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Investment/Economics Essay

thomas.napolie

Hi guys, As usual, first of all thank you for all the topics, detailed and interesting answers you provide. I introduce myself, I am currently in the 4th year of a Bachelor's degree, specialized in Finance and I want to direct my career towards investment and more particularly in Asset Management....

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MSF 2020 Profile evaluation

Dryzn

Hi, I’m applying to MSF programs, and I wanted to see my chances of gettig into my targets. My profile: BA in Economics, Minors in Statistics and Philosophy from a state school (top 40) GPA: 3.48 Major GPA 3.7 Very upward trend, did not receive anything under an A- in any of my major classes l...

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3 years work experience in big 4, Ms Finance or MBA? Could you please give me some advice?

soylatte

Hi everyone, I happened to know this website when I searched the keyword HEC Paris on Google. I find it very useful, and everyone here is very nice and helpful. I am now working at KPMG audit and seeking a change in career, here is my concern: #### Myself:#### * 2 years in KPMG Shanghai office ...

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Would active duty officer experience help me?

Logisticjoe

Hello, so a little background on myself. I attended school in nyc, not a target but a reputable city school. While in undergrad, I did not care about school and always found that everything I ever needed to do in IB, research etc.. I had to teach myself which resulted in a poor GPA. < 3.0. Did do tw...

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Best Non-Target Undergrad programs?

Abhi7777

Hi guys, I am a HS Junior looking to do something in finance/IB as I have always been interested in equities/stock market/finance in general. I was looking at the best schools I can get into that are realistic with a subpar high school record (bad first 1.5 years, hard to recover). GPA is about 3.4 ...

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MSF Class of 2019

TNA

Every 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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Boutique IB vs Big 4 CF for M7?

Ryan Finance

I'm a 2nd year associate at a Big 4 TAS (Valuation), looking to lateral after I'm promoted to senior. I'm aiming for M7 MBA (Wharton/Columbia/MIT) and read that the adcoms are suckers for big brand companies. However, being based in South East Asia, I don't have many choices. The best brands I coul...

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Profile Review & questions: Deferred enrollment programs (2+2, etc)

kindheartedconsultant

I came across this page and I'd like some advice. I specifically would like to know any blind spots I'll have applying to a deferred enrollment MBA with a Life Science background. I'm incoming at MBB in Dallas this summer FT. I'd also like any advice on whether I should actually go for deferred enr...

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How much does non-prestigious undergrad matter if everything else is good?

mhemauer

I'm currently a senior at a (barely) top 100 undergrad. I fortunately managed to land a FT job at a top MM IB and will graduate with above a 3.9. Making best case assumptions that I am able to land a PE job and get a solid GMAT, how much do you think the lack of undergrad prestige will hurt me when ...

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Is a masters of economics a good combination for Finance?

Redturled

Just finishing up my finance degree and I decided I want to further my education. I enjoyed most of my econ classes so I was wondering if pursuing a masters in economics would be valuable or useful in my career. Anyone with both finance and economics degrees would you say it was worth it?...

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How good is the Robins School of Business(URichmond) as compared to other business schools

aryaman93

Hey everyone, I wanted to know how good the Robins School of Business at University of Richmond is, in comparison to schools such as Fisher(OSU), UNC Chapel Hill, Kelley( IU), Boston University(Questrom), and other schools as well. I want to know in what areas it is better/worse than the other sch...

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Most Important Factor in B-School Admissions?

Londinium23

I am current studying International Relations at a high level university doing a masters degree. I am seriously looking at traditional consulting or banking as a career option. Therefore I was considering an MBA as the next step after I finish my current degree. I was wondering what is the most imp...

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Oxford MFE vs. MIT MFin

anonymous9191

I have seen the discussion before on this topic, but would like updated thoughts on this. Particular questions: 1. Reputation of Oxford vs. MIT worldwide. Any difference in brands? 2. Difference between Master's in Finance vs. Financial Economics. Are both seen as practical finance degrees? 3. Mi...

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Question about recruiting and quotas at Stern (undergrad).

jsutahjz

So while Stern is a target that is recruited by the BB, MM, and EB banks, from my understanding the majority of students there want to go into IB. How does impact recruiting chances with the use of quotas, where banks take a specific number from each school?....

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How to Apply for MBA and BBA Admission in RICS SBE

erricravi

My brother who has recently completed his bachelor’s in Civil Engineering, is looking forward to enrolling himself for an MBA in Construction Project Management from RICS SBE. Guys, can you please help me with the admission procedure....

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Venture Capital/Consulting - Esade MIE vs Imperial MIM vs LSE MIM

wolfy123

Hi all, American student here needing help with some recent Msc. offers. I also have European citizenship fyi. I got into: Esade Masters in Innovation & Entrepreneurship Imperial MiM LSE MiM Post-grad I'd like to work either in London, Switzerland (I speak fluent german) or the U.S. Right now, ...

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Undergrad - IU VS University Richmond VS Ohio State VS Drexel

shetharyaman

Hey Everyone, I need help choosing which college will help me in order to gain a job in an investment company, as at this moment in time it is what I’m leaning towards the most. I have shortlisted it to these colleges: IU- I did not get Kelley( the business school) directly however I am in the...

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Advice needed!! UVA's MSC, Umich's Master of Management or Babson College's MSEL?

yybsdadws

I am an international student. Currently in a dilemma of choosing the Master program among UVA's MS in Commerce, Umich's Master of Management and Babson's MSEL. My possible future plan after completing the Master program would be to, first, get a job in a giant, preferably in consulting, for 2-3 yea...

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University of Rochester, MBA or Imperial College London, MSc Economics and Strategy for Business?

yzhao2

Hi, everyone, I got this two offers. I know it sounds like an easy choice. However, I am an international student that needs a visa to either work in US or UK. I am aiming to work in management consulting after graduation. Which one would be a better choice? MBA from Univeristy of Rochester is a 2 ...

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ESSEC vs EDHEC

maxwelllll

Hey WSO! ESSEC vs. EDHEC. Which school would you choose for an exchange semester? I am studying Finance as my major and the goal is IBD....

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Shall I take USD 160k loan to attend Wharton?

yf0223

Hi, I am an international student who just get admitted into Wharton Full time MBA (2019 intake / Class of 2021) without any fellowship. To pay for the MBA, I need to take a loan of around 160k USD which is pretty hefty to me, especially considering the high interests rate in the states ("as low as ...

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Best resources for GMAT quant section? (41st % first take)

3x0.25

Just took the first GMAT practice test you get when registered, and only got 41st percentile for quant (40). I don't feel that I need to prep verbal (47). So what is the best resource for the quant section? I am a mathematics major so the machinery is in place, so to speak, just need a book that has...

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Vandy MSF Campus Visit 2019 & Profile Evaluation

greenish09

Hey everyone, Just visited Vanderbilt last week and the experience was amazing. I am really impressed with their faculty and career service, so that offset the downside of location. I think I did fine during interview and during the time there I tried my best to get to know everyone else. I wouldnt...

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MSF: SMU vs. Rochester

Farwa-Ismail

Rochester has offered me 60% scholarship and SMU is re-assessing my application for scholarship after I asked them to match up the offer. I am an international student and want to enter the IB or AM market in the US post graduation. I am not sure if I should even consider Rochester because I haven't...

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Undergrad MBB to Business School question: Does M7 really matter?

kindheartedconsultant

Hey everyone! I have a question. I'm incoming at MBB in Dallas this year, and my company has reached out and let us know that they're willing to pay for us to prepare for and take the GMAT. They have a program where they will pay for your MBA as long as you work for the number of years they pay for...

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Chances for Master's in Finance Programs

WittyUsernameGoesHere

Hey all, With application deadlines coming up and anxiety settling in, I figured I'd try and get an outside perspective on my applications to: -MIT MFin -Oxford MFE -LBS MFA -LSE MSc Finance -Vanderbilt MSF -Imperial MSc Finance **Stats** Econ Major - 3.7 GPA from a Turkish target (if there is s...

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CASS , MSc Management

hiddenname

Hello guys, I was wondering what your opinion Cass Business School is? Maybe you know some graduates from there? What do they do now? I have an offer for MSc Management from them but it would be great to hear what you think of the school? ( I have also applied for other universities in London)...

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Richard Ivey US Recruit

Pal432

Hey WSO, I know this topic has been brought up many times but I can't seem to find a definitive answer on the current situation between Ivey and US BBs and EBs. I've spoken to a few Ivey graduates about the topic, but they weren't 100% sure of the current recruiting situation at the school since a l...

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Undergrad Business - OSU (Fisher) or UMD (Smith) or Syracuse (Whitman) - Realistic rank?

Macro19

I would love to get feedback on the reputations of the undergrad business programs at University of Maryland, Ohio State and Syracuse. I'm not sure if IB or PE is going to be my thing, but I want the option there also if I kill it GPA wise. I know none are targets but I'm from near NYC and have som...

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Undergrad Business - OSU (Fisher) or UMD (Smith) or Syracuse (Whitman)

Macro19

I would love to get feedback on the reputations of the undergrad business programs at University of Maryland, Ohio State and Syracuse. I'm not sure if IB or PE is going to be my thing, but I want the option there also if I kill it GPA wise. I know none are targets but I'm from near NYC and have som...

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LSE/Imperial MSc Finance profile evaluation

Aspiring Expatriate

Good afternoon everyone, I'm a French student looking to start my finance career in London so I plan on applying to an MSc there. I'd love to get into LSE or Imperial considering the brand name, courses, and the proximity to half the financial world. I'd appreciate some insight on my chances cons...

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Tepper MBA this year or go next year 1Y program

consultantchimp

After finally getting accepted in Round 3, I am pumped but not sure how good the Tepper MBA is for consulting. I love the program but street cred is important to me and I wanted to get opinions on Tepper’s reputation in Consulting. MBB would be ideal but won’t be the end of the world if I make i...

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Boston University vs Georgetown for Undergrad

petertsir

I'm an athlete that's being recruited to both of these schools. I've visited both but I'm having trouble deciding which school to commit to, if you've attended either of these schools, I would appreciate getting your opinion. The deciding factors for me are post-graduation opportunity; time spent pa...

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HES vs State Schools vs Community College

35noidea

I fully understand Harvard Extension is a non-target and completely meaningless to get a top job. Infact I am assuming it likely will hurt your chances versus any random state school. Is this a safe assumption? How does Harvard Extension actually rank after decent state schools like UCLA or U Michi...

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ohnjyuo

cm.tanq

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General Round 2 Discussion - H/S/W & M7

monkey_brah

I noticed prior years had some really active general b-school discussions (where everyone got in, etc.) and didn't see any here. Hoping this thread can serve as a general discussion topic for H/S/W & M7 applications from this year's round 2 (or round 1?) for those who would matriculate in 2019 and ...

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Choosing UG Schools to push for (Graduate HS 2020)

mmmeeeker

**Please don't hate on me for being legitimately interested in a field that you regret going into. I don't care if "HiGH skOOL iS ToO EArlY" to decide. I know I won't have a lot of free time. I already don't and it's taken up by things I want to pursue, and one of those things is finance and investi...

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MS Finance US

Merlo97

Hi there! Is it worth it, in your opinion, to get a Msc Finance in the US (I am a EU citizen)? I am not taking into consideration MIT/Princeton/ MFE UCLA/UCB (don't have the credentials). But what about USC/Vanderbilt? How would you compare them with the top european programmes (eg HEC/LSE/LBS/Bocco...

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University vs Business School

qetuo

Hi, Is there a big difference placement/prestige wise between universities and their business schools? For Example Bocconi and SDA Bocconi or Oxford and Oxford Said Thanks....

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Terminology

Winsight

Hi fellows, I have a question about the abbreviations for "enterprise value" and "equity value". I know that in most textbooks, enterprise value is abbreviated by EV. But when I read EV, I always have that slight doubt whether enterprise value or equity value is meant. Because in both names, both ...

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Bschool for Lawyer --> IB or consulting?

ydp77282

Looking for some thoughts on this one. I'm a current lawyer, 6 years out of school, working at a biglaw firm in litigation. The money is good enough (market paying so 300k+), but I'm not sure about future prospects here (partnership is possible but not likely). I'm also not sure I can work in this ...

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Best post-experience programs for IM recruitment in Asia namely HK and SG

Imnotasmartass

For investment management, the consensus seems to be H/S/W > the rest of M7 both in the US and in Asia. How does an MBA from a US Top 15/M7 school compare with an MBA say from HKUST or INSEAD or LBS?...

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Should I get a masters in management?

MozzarellaBella

Hey everyone....i graduated last November ( bachelor in finance) and im currently doing masters 1 in finance. I found an intern at a bank for 7 months ( marketing intern) they said based on my performance I’ll get a permanent job not necessarily in marketing . Im considering leaving university sin...

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Michigan (Ross) (LA satellite campus) v USC (Marshall) EMBA programs

stanrobertsdesign

I've been accepted to the Michigan (Ross) Los Angeles satellite campus as well as USC Marshall. So far I am leaning towards accepting Ross as the LA campus (held at a top notch hotel), students, format (heavy experiential) and class visit were quite impressive. USC on the other hand is a private s...

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European MSc Finance - Profile evaluation

Deniz-Unsal

Hello! Could you please evaluate my profile? Undergrad - Management - GPA: 3,05/4,00 (one of the best uni of Turkey) -back then, I was not interested in finance, my finance grades not impressive- Grad - Banking and Finance GPA: 3,96/4,00 (did not finish dissertation, coursework completed - got adva...

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What is your opinion on a Masters in Finance program? Can anyone share their experiences?

tamm

Contemplating on pursuing a masters in finance right after my undergrad. Seems like a good experience and a way to solidify my foundation in finance and investments. Anyone have any good/bad experiences? ...

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Msc Finance Profile Evaluation (Or alternative routes to take)

Jeng212

Thanks for taking the time to read this: Degree: MEng Chemical Engineering 2.1 (think Nottingham, Sheffield, Newcastle) Work Exp: Been employed for over a year in various analyst roles in the downstream sector Haven't sat GMAT but recently passed IMC. Looking to apply for Msc finance courses this ...

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Has Anyone Heard Back From The McGill MMF Admissions Committee Yet For An Interview - 2019 Intake

Roxane

Hi, I applied towards the end of last year - for the second round of admissions for the McGill MMF program (2019 intake). Has anyone here been given an invitation to interview yet?...

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"different" Profile Evaluation (Master in Finance)

qetuo

Hello, I am currently applying for a Master in Finance and would like to hear what you guys think of my profile, if I even have a chance as my profile is not the "norm" regarding most other profiles here or general any recommendations for the future. I am German (22) but finished high school in Ch...

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MSF (Master of Finance) Programs

Subjunction010

Hey guys, I go to the University of Miami. Im trying to decide if i should try to get into UM's MSF program, which doesn't require me to take the GMAT or have any recommendations as I am already a student of the undergraduate business school OR if i should go back home, study and take my GMAT and ...

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MBA or Master in Management

disabledaccount

I don't plan to apply to Ms in Management Programs, but it seems like this type of program is getting hotter.... UMich Ross, Duke Fuqua, UVa McIntire, Northwestern Kellogg and a few others are offering this degree to mostly non-business undergrads. Even I got postcards from one of the MiM programs....

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