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Double Major or Higher GPA?I've seen one or two discussions on this topic but I think each situation is a bit nuanced, so I'd appreciate any feedback. I am considering whether to continue with pursuing a second major, realizing that it will likely negatively impact my GPA. My options are a single major with one or two minor...
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Georgetown Online Masters in FinanceHas anyone completed/ or know anything about the online MSF at Georgetown that I can speak to? Is it worth the 75K? I have zero finance experience trying to break into the industry- I have a PharmD and an MBA (non finance concentration, not top business school). I am going to review BITW for fina...
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UCL: MSc in Technology Management or MSc in Global Management of Nat Resources?Lads, I got an offer from both programs. My target is to end in Equity Research, or S&T, or a general buyside position. I am struggling between choosing the right MSc for me. Both are from engineering school, both have good performance and decent modules (although neither have finance modules, o...
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Cass London Msc Investment Management vs Msc Corporate FinanceHi, I hold an offer for the Msc in Corporate Finance (CF) by Cass business school. Upon my request, the school has confirmed that I might be considered for the Msc in Investment Management (IM) alternatively. I choose CF because I am interested in M&A, valuation and financial modelling. However, ...
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INSEAD MBA: Yay or Nay?Hi community, I don‘t want to spark another general „MBA worth it or not“ discussion, instead I‘m interested in your opinions based on my specific situation. Some background info: - European citizen - 31 years of age (yes, old but quite normal where I‘m from) - Master‘s degree in Econo...
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Fordham 3+2 with Columbia or Georgetown and 300k DebtHey guys! I'm a high school senior applying to university as a finance major and I've been accepted a couple places early action. Unfortunately I'm in a unique position where my family has a modest income (100k combined) but high investment property assets (dad rolled 401k into property in 2008) and...
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Recruiting Question: How do Companies Choose Who to Interview at MBA Programs?So I've been told by current/recent MBA students that recruiting starts basically from the get-go when you arrive on campus. But since you don't have any kind of GPA ( and I know some schools have you interview "blind") how do MBB/BBs etc recruit? Do they just pick people with high GMATs, prior IB e...
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Undergrad: Baruch or Fordham? (Out of state, CA)I go to a really competitive school in CA and I had a pretty bad gpa until senior year where I got a 4.4 first semester and plan on getting a 4.6 2nd semester. My act is a 34 and I plan on retaking to get a perfect score. I want to go into finance so naturally picked schools that allowed me the opp...
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UCLA vs Vassar for a future in investment banking?Hi All. My D is accepted for undergraduate business economics at UCLA. Her other option is Vassar in NY. She wants to pursue a career in finance, may be investment banking. I am trying to see where she has a better chance to find internships as well a job in some of the top firms in the country. I k...
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Rice vs. UT Austin MBAHi All, I've been admitted to both schools for this fall. I receive 58K from Rice but money is not really an issue here. I currently work in internal consulting/corporate strategy and post-MBA goal is IB. As someone without any banking background, which one of the schools do you guys think is a bett...
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Looking for advice, Big 4 Transaction Services -> Elite MBAI’ve been working in Transaction Services in the Big 4 for nearly 2 years now, after leaving audit (where 3 coworkers from my largest client engagement team went on to top 10 MBA programs). My goal is to gain admission to an elite program, with the intention to either leverage connections I build ...
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M7 B-School Chances Hi all, I was hoping on getting some advice regarding my b-school chances in the medium term (2~4 years). I dunno if its unrealistic but I was hoping for M7. A little bit about my background. Went to a top tier school in my home country and studied economics (generally looked at pretty favorably o...
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Wharton vs CBS ($$)Hey all. Very fortunate to have received offers from Wharton and CBS. I have been living in NY and have worked in tech for the past 4 years. I'm looking to transition to investment banking ideally in a TMT group. I know both of these schools recruit well for this. Wharton has provided no aid and CBS...
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Does the London School of Economics give good financial aid/scholarships to internationals? (Asian-US Citizen)I'm thinking of applying to LSE after researching on how respected it is not only in the UK but also in Wall Street, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Since I'm taking the International Baccalaureate and past the minimum score (right now 40/45) requirement, I got interested in applying for the college. Th...
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MBA Course Waiver Exams - Worth Doing?Any current/former MBA students waive out of any of the core courses? Did it have any impact on bonding with your class/cohort? Is it worth studying for the waiver exams to pass? Thanks...
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UofT Rotman Commerce Vs UBC Sauder for financeHey, I've been admitted to both these places and want to know which of these would be better for finance and a career in banking/consulting? I see myself happy at UBC because of many factors but I've read that Rotman gives better opportunities and has better academics. Should I leave Sauder because ...
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Babson Vs Northeastern for financeHey, I've got in at Babson and the business school at Northeastern. I want to major in finance and have a career in banking/consulting. Babson would be better in terms of education and learning. But Northeastern has amazing co-ops and I feel it's better from the career perspective. Any suggestions o...
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Is the GMAT really more competitive than the SAT?Is the GMAT really more competitive than the SAT? I was wondering bc not everyone goes to grad school, so you will have those people who work in terrific jobs who don't need an MBA or any other grad program. I understand that not everyone goes to college, too, but, you have lots of people that you w...
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Undergrad: IU Kelley vs UT McCombs Vs UMich (Ross)Hello, I've been accepted to the following schools (all OOS). I'm looking to go into Investment Management and am also on the waitlist for Emory and NYU Stern. I plan on majoring in both Finance and Economics. For IU I'm particularly interested in the Investment Managment Workshop and for UT I wou...
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To anyone considering an MBAThere has been a lot of recent discussion on these forums as well as in the media regarding the value of an MBA. As a longtime member of the community and someone who recently made the decision to pursue an MBA, I thought I’d share some thoughts. You can see my full background story here: http:...
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Choice of Msc Finance at Bristol vs a Msc Business in Finance and accounting at Warwick I am really confused as to which one to choose. Warwick is a more prestigious university when compared to Bristol. But the Course content in Bristol Is out and out finance. The Warwick syllabus is a mix of Accounts , Finance and Business Strategy. My goal is to work in the Banking Industry after...
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Chances of getting into a competitive MSF program?A little background: I started off at a semi-target liberal arts school, was there for 2-3 years. I started off strong, but health issues compounded by lack of initiative on my younger self's part eventually completely fucked me and I left the school with some Fs in my last year. I took a few years ...
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CISI Exam question - UK Financial RegulationHello Can anyone with CISI exam experience can help? Im due to take the UK Financial Regulation (Capital Markets programme) module on Monday. My preparation has consisted of practising the revision express questions to the point that I can answer the questions with my eye closed, and skim reading ...
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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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CFA Level 1 tips and thoughts I would like to start to prepar the CFA level 1 in order to attend this december's exam. Given I'm working and from september I'll be studying for the MSc, I would like to know how many time it takes to prepare the CFA level 1 with a business and finance background (BSc)..? There are tips or books ...
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Undergrad Business Schools AdviceSon has to decide by month end between the following: Notre Dame Mendoza Georgetown McDonough WashU Olin Rice - 1/2 merit scholarship Fordham - full ride Emory Goizueta Rejected to Wharton; Waitlisted at JHU, Dartmouth and Cornell Dyson AEM Any advice welcomed (luckily cost is secondary)....
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Georgetown Masters of Finance OnlineHas anyone completed/ or know anything about the online MSF at Georgetown that I can speak to? Is it worth the 75K? I have zero finance experience trying to break into the industry- I have a PharmD and an MBA (non finance concentration, not top business school). I am going to review BITW for fina...
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Harvard Business School Class of 2021 - Essay Questions & Analysis - Fall 2018 - Spring 2019[Harvard Business School](https://www.hbs.edu/Pages/default.aspx) has officially kicked off the 2018-2019 application season with an [announcement](https://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/Pages/from-the-admissions-director.aspx) that its application question will remain the same for class of 2021 hopeful...
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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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USC MSF I have seen some threads on the USC MSF and was wondering about it. Saw some positives mentioning the trojan network, but also a lot of mixed reviews like it might be a questionable investment. I have to make a decision in the coming days and was wondering if anyone had fresh insight. Mainly looki...
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URGENT: Boston College CSOM vs Emory Goizueta ( Undergrad )Hi guys, my college admissions process is almost over and I'm faced with a big decision to make within the next couple days... I've been accepted to two semi-targets for IB and cannot decide between them, so I decided to stop lurking on here and get some advice. I was also waitlisted at Harvard, bu...
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UCL or UT Austin? Undergraduate MathematicsI've applied as a math major looking to get my MBA after undergrad, and I was accepted to both of these schools. At UCL its only 3 years and I only study math and don't have to take a bunch of bullshit. At UT I can take more non-math classes that are practically useful. I live close to UT too. I'...
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Almost got my BSc Diploma & Aspiring a career in Finance: What to do?Hey guys, I'm in the final year of the BSc International Business Administration (GPA: 3.9/4.0 in US terms) at the best business school in my country (the Netherlands). It is quite common here in Europe to obtain an MSc degree, which is something I will definitely do, but later. I got interested in...
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How to pass 500-006 Exam?I want to pass Cisco 500-006 and I also have 500-551 Cisco certification. Is this certification is really helpful for me?...
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When are you TOO SUCCESFUL for MBA?IMO when your opportunity cost for attending MBA is in 7 digits, it's a bad financial decision (but could be a good personal decision). What is your take?...
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Breadth vs. Depth of ExperiencesHi Monkeys, There's undoubtedly a trade-off between the depth and breadth of professional and personal experiences. A person can pursue incredible breadth, but not have the depth to develop the expertise required to provide unique value (Ex: kid who screws up school work because he's trying to do t...
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Is it smart to be a visiting student at an ivy?I'm looking into a program as a visiting student to an ivy league school. I've chosen UPenn, but my understanding is that it is available at other ivys too. Through LPS, there is an non degree seeking undergraduate studies enrollment program. You get to take courses at Penn for a semester or two. Th...
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Penn<<<Wharton?Hi, I realized late in the game(late sophomore year) that I could no longer go to grad school and just do research because of my family's financial concerns. Without having taken the necessary coursework, GPA (I have a 3.1), I was NOT able to apply to Wharton as dual-degree/transfer. I am current...
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EDHEC or SSEHi guys, I have been admitted to two MSc. EDHEC (Nice, FRA) MiM Financial Economics SSE (Stockholm, SWE) Master in Accounting and Financial Management Pros/Cons: EDHEC: I have a 30% scholarship (highest possible) 3 year programme with 2x6 months mandatory internships included Double degree - MiM...
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Bocconi AFC vs ESCP MiM Hi guys! I received offers both from Bocconi for the Accounting and Finance Master and from ESCP for the Master in Management. I am Italian, 2 experiences in Italy (one the finance team of a firm and one in a M&A boutique), graduated from Bocconi in Bs International Economics and Finance and I wou...
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How Likely: MBA career switch from S&T to IBD dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf dot BB dot sdf ...
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Who really wants to take the GMAT?Have you all taken the GMAT? Is it hard to study for it? I'm thinking about applying to business school but I really am stressed out about taking the GMAT....
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Undergrad Baruch or Fordham?The only schools I've been accepted to Baruch and Fordham. My gpa was pretty bad until senior year where I got a 4.4 first semester with 4 Ap and 3 regular classes. I also have a 34 act and a 780 math 2 subject test. 2nd semester I plan on getting all A's. Which school of those would give me the ...
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A grade 11 student want to prepare for Finance undergraduate program in Canada.Hi, I'm currently a grade 11 student in a BC offshore high school student and want to study business (considering Finance) in university. I have a 92% average and got 98% in pre-calculus 12 now, but do not have many extracurricular activities. What courses should I take in grade 12 and what can I pr...
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Bizzare uGrad GPA calculationI’m 2-3 years out of college - working at a BB (FO). I recently reviewed my UGrad transcript as I’m soon going to be applying to grad school & I had a grade changed (upwards revision). As I was doing the math I noticed the transcript accounted for ~18 transfer credits (high school AP credits, ...
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Master's in Management: LSE (MiM) v UCL (MiM) v Imperial (MiM)Hi everyone, Having graduated LSE (First Class Honours), I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice on which Master's in Management (MiM) I should choose before I make a final decision. I am aware that LSE has a better reputation for business-related subjects, however, they have only just ...
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GMAT 30 Minutes ShorterJust got an email the other day ago and thought I'd share. Apparently, the GMAT is going to be 30 minutes shorter which comes from more streamlined Quantitative and Verbal sections. GMAC has also decided to remove more of the tutorial screens from the beginning of the exam. The full-length practi...
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Influence of Double Major on MBA AdmissionsWanted to mention that this is my virgin WSO post, and that I'm hugely grateful to have found this community. I appreciate whatever feedback you guys can offer! I'm a CU Boulder math/phys double major enrolling in classes for next semester and considering whether or not I should drop my physics ma...
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Importance of Undergrad Business School? (Michigan LSA)Hey all, Just wanted to get some input on my recent situation as I am very confused as to where to go from here. Unfortunately I shot way higher than I should have and did not get into nearly as many options as I wanted for undergrad. Currently, I'm deciding between Michigan LSA (denied from Ross),...
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MSF schools BC MSF/Villanova MSF/UVA Ms in commerce(finance track)/WUSTL MSF (WAM)Hi everyone. I am a senior at a top 35 liberal arts college, international student, majoring in Statistics. Had an internship experience at a hedge fund in Hong Kong. I am targeting my career in IB/Asset Management ideally. Planning to work either in NYC/Boston or Hong Kong. Prefer in the US. I have...
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Incoming MMS student, eyeing HBS/GBS deferred MBAs: Chances? ------------- ---------- ----------------------------- --------- So yeah, any feedback would be great on my chances for HBS/GBS 2+2. Appreciate it guys. I think I probably have the "unique" background they might be looking for but my internships may be lacking on the quality front, especially when ...
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MBA vs. Masters in Data Science: Which is a better investment?*“What they needed was someone with a business head who could also speak the language of software engineers."* [Here is an interesting article](https://www.ft.com/content/428f1502-2b5c-11e8-9b4b-bc4b9f08f381) that highlights the growing popularity of data science degrees at business schools: [qu...
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Seeking advices about the MSF programI am graduating in a month from University of Southern California with a BA in History. Currently, I have been admitted to Simon (80% scholarship) and still waiting to hear back from WUSTL (Asset Management Track), UIUC, Brandeis, and JHU. Their notification dates are all after the Simon deposit dea...
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Columbia MSBA? Hi all, I know this isn't an MBA program, but really looking for all the advice I can get. Anyone know anything about the new Columbia MS in Business Analytics program (msba.engineering.columbia.edu), joint degree between CBS and Columbia Engineering? What could be potential career paths leading ...
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Choices for MSF/MQF program, Maryland MQF vs WUSTL MSF(WAM) and Rochester MSF Hi! I am a newbie to WSO and an international student looking to pursue a pre-experience masters degree related to Finance in the US. Now I've received three offers from: Uni of Maryland(Smith) - Master of Quantitative Finance(STEM) -New program. The curriculum is not that quant as it resembles the...
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Low GPA Military Officer to MBAHey all, I've been a lurker here for a while and really enjoy all the forums. Posting for first time to get some advice. I'm currently an active duty Naval Flight Officer. I still have a little over three years left on my commitment. My ideal path after I get out is to attend B-school and get a co...
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Vanderbilt (Owen) vs Rochester (Simon) MBAHello Everyone, I have been accepted at both Vandy and Simon full-time MBA programs. However, looking at the stats I am in a bit of a dilemma. 1. I live in NYC and would like to return after graduating. But I don't see a problem accepting a job in the southest or Texas if offered. However if I had t...
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Indiana University Masters Finance OnlineHas anyone completed the masters in finance online at Indiana University- Kelley Business School that I can speak to? Thanks...
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WSP: normalized financials relating European companiesHi guys, I am currently working on the course "Trading Comps" in WSP. In one of the video's he talks about adjusting from gaap to non-gaap, so that the calculations becomes normalized. My question is this: When I am working with European companies, how should I relate to these normalized-calculation...
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Help explaining questionable job change for B-school applicationHey all, I'm wanting to apply to Top 15 MBA programs in the Fall and am honestly feeling a little insecure about a career move I made a year and a half ago. I'm 28, will have 6 years experience. My goal is to land an IB Associate gig, post-MBA. A little background: I started out in Big 4 risk adv...
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UBC Sauder breakoutI know people on here have said before that Sauder isn't nearly as much as a target as schools back east, but I'll be attending as unfortunately it was the only school I was accepted into. If I want to break into IB, is PMF or transferring to Ivey after 2nd year really my only option, or are there o...
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Why do people celebrate mediocrity??I was skimming along facebook and see this guy smiling as he was holding up his MBA degree he just got from a really sh*tty school. Rank 89 out of USNews business school rankings. And to throw more poo on it, it took him 5 years to get. So apparently it was a part-time MBA. Seriously, why? I d...
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MBA to get into Banking/PE or make 200k/yr running my Amazon business?I studied finance at a non target and had my first internship working on middle-market IB deals. I was unable to land an offer in banking and I hated the thought of working a mundane, back office job so I decided to start my own company. I currently make 200k a year running my own Amazon business ...
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Top 20 B Schools who care less about GMATI plan on applying to schools where my GMAT fits in the 80th percentile range. I know schools like NYU and Wharton stress a high gmat but curious what top 20 schools are more lenient on GMAT. ...
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Going to bschool to find a husband?TLDR: got out of an emotionally abusive 8 year relationship, applied to bschool on a whim to "find a husband," got into a good school with $$, and am now deciding if I actually want to go make a career pivot/find a husband. Asking for advice or a list of points I should consider. I recently got out...
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Which MSF program to acceptLast week I was admitted to Gtown, Nova, American, and Rutgers (which is a master in financial analysis, not MSF). Waiting to hear back from UMD still. I am curious what everyone’s thoughts are on these programs. I am an accounting major with a full time position lined up at a top 15 accounting f...
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Unsure as to whether or not I should pursue a Masters DegreeI have recently graduated from one of the top universities in Canada with a Major in Finance and a Minor in Accounting. I am not originally from Canada and while studying towards my Bachelors I have always kept to myself and never really participated in Uni activities. Most importantly, I have alway...
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Unusual Background and B-School QuestionsI graduated from a HYPSM school a handful of years ago with a pure math major and significant research experience. I have been playing professional tennis since then and am in the process of rehabbing a serious injury I suffered a few months ago. My prospects for a complete recovery and return to fo...
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Thoughts on the Duisenberg Honors Program in Quantitative Risk ManagementHey guys! I wonder what you all think of the Duisenberg Honors Programme of the VU/UvA (and more specifically the honors programme in Quantitative Risk Management). It is quite well regarded in the Netherlands and it seems to have good placements. But I wonder how it is regarded abroad. It's probabl...
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USC vs Tufts vs Emory. I have gotten into all three schools to study economics. Which one should I choose? I like all three schools, but my main concern for USC is the fact that it is an engineering school, for Emory is the fact that it is in the deep south and I am Indian-American and for Tufts, my main concern is the w...
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AMA - Non-ranked undergrad 'ORM' with a 660 GMAT who got into multiple top 20 programsMod Note (Andy) - we're reposting the top AMA's from 2015, this one was originally posted 1/18/2015. I hope everyone is doing well. I just wanted to give back to the community who really helped me out more than I could ever ask for. Quick shout out to a few members who greatly helped me on my journ...
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Mcgill to break into invesment banking?Hi, I'm a cegep (18) student who's trying to get into McGill and then the Honours Investment program? Worth it? I've seen a lot say that Ivey is THE target school but also lately also heard that if you get into the HIM that you're practically set to break in to BB (many alumnis lately are always in ...
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Columbia MBA or Harvard MPA?Hi guys, Just got into Columbia Business School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government. My heart and intellectual curiosity push me towards Harvard (MPA/ID, very quanty economics with a focus on development) but I don't see myself working as a public servant. My interests are technology, telecoms...
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Villanova, Michigan, Oregon 2.0- DEBTHey again, I know that I have posted a similar forum before, but I wanted to start a new one because of new information. I recently visited the University of Michigan and I am absolutely in love. Everything about the university is incredible and it fits me perfectly. I know I will be happy during ...
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Changing jobs before B-School applicationHi fellow monkeys, long-time lurker here. I am planning to apply to top MBA programs in the US this upcoming fall and would appreciate your insight on a tough decision that I have to make. Right now I've been with a Big 4 Corporate Finance practice in Continental Europe for a few years (and worked...
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Is 90k debt worth going to Stern (Finance) when I can go to Rutgers and have a 25k debt?I got a 30k scholarship per year and I really want to go to NYU. I didn't like Rutgers very much but my parents are scared of the debt. I know NYU is clearly a better school with better networking and recruiting opportunities but is it worth the extra debt? I read that the average starting salary fo...
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Haas or Stern MBA for IM Job?Got into both schools and am interested in Investment Management jobs post-MBA (already have sell side and corp dev experience). For personal reasons, would prefer the east coast after school (family/relationship) but wouldn't mind being out west for a bit. Been talking to folks at both schools and ...
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Personal MBA Coach’s Free MBA Decision Making GuideConsidering an MBA? There is no shortage of decisions to be made! When is the right time? Which is best for me: full-time, part-time, one-year or EMBA? What schools should I apply to? These are just a few of the questions you may be asking yourself. Personal MBA Coach is here to help. Download ou...
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Which Undergrad Classes Matter?I checked through the forums and didn't see anything that matched up with this. Let's be honest here. While we all go to different schools which all teach certain topics to different depth and detail levels, the general concepts and curriculums are essentially the same. SO: As undergrads enteri...
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European/German UndergradsFirst of all I am sorry for asking about a topic discussed so many times before. I am currently a leaving student at a gymnasium —probably graduating with a 1.1/1.2— and trying to pick the best university for my aims. Obviously because I am asking here I aspire to break into finance, preferably...
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Visiting Student Harvard or UPenn(Wharton)Dear fellow monkeys, I am currently an European undergraduate who plans to do an exchange semester whether in Penn, where I could choose all Wharton Courses or Harvard (enrolled in the college) with no opportunity to choose Business School courses. I know it is just an exchange semester, but what ...
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Cornell vs. USC Marshall for UndergradI was accepted to the College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell, and the Marshall School of Business at USC. Due to a scholarship, USC will cost about $25k less per year than Cornell ($48k vs. $73k). Fortunately, my parents will pay for my education so I will not be in debt going to either school. As ...
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Business school - Kelley or WisconsinI have been offered a direct admission into the Kelley School of Business and I also have been accepted at University of Wisconsin, Madison where I intend to take up Business Management. My specific doubts are : 1) On a general note, which business program is better between the two ? 2) I already...
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What College Major ??Hey everyone, I was watching a video on YouTube yesterday and 2 investment bankers who worked at SunTrust were walking through what investment banking is, work politics, what college you should go to, and what major choose to. What I was confused about was that both of these investment bankers tri...
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How does Ivey Business School compare to the University of Warwick?Hi, I am a Hong Kong/Canadian grade 12 student in Vancouver and wish to ask for advice concerning undergraduate universities decisions. My offers are as follows: Queens commerce, Desautels at Mcgill, Sauder at UBC, Ivey school of business aeo, Rotman School of Management, Durham for economics, Brist...
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Deferred MBAHello, Does anyone know much about the deferred MBA programs in America? I am a second-year history major at Queen's University, Ontario with a 4.0/4.3 GPA. I worked as a fundraising strategist for a charity, RBC as a CM and Macroeconomics Research Analyst and have an offer to work for an IB and PE...
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Opinions on undergraduate transfer decision Hello all, Currently in my last semester at a two-year community college in New Jersey. I have done very well during my time here while working full time and am now faced with making the decision on where to close out my last 2 years. (Hopefully just two) I hope to one day working in investment b...
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MSF in the US with a UK degreeHi, I was wondering how are UK undergrad degrees viewed at US Msc Finance programs. Also, can I target MIT or Princeton with a 2.1 from a top uni in the UK or is a first class required to be competitive? Thanks....
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RSM F&I or Bocconi Accountin, Financial Management and ControlHi everyone. I have been accepted to Bocconi Master in Accounting, Financial management and Control (did not get accepted to my first choice Msc Finance), and to RSM Finance and Investments (basic course). I am having a hard time deciding which one to pick. I like the RSM F&I master a bit more inte...
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Opinion Master in Finance Nova School of Business & EconomicaHi, I am considering studying the master in Finance at Nova School of Business & Management and I would like to know some opinions & references. What are the career prospects? I would like to pursue a career in financial markets area (preferably in IB or AM). I don't mind working in a specific city...
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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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Is it normal that I only study like 3-5 hours per WEEK for my Bachelor's degree? (I AM NOT TROLLING!)Hi, I only study 3-5 hours per week for my undergraduate Bachelor's degree. My major is General Management. So, it's a Bachelor in Business Administration. And my GPA has been 3.8/4.0 so far. What I am now wondering is: Is this normal? Are all the other people making up their huge hourly time commi...
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London Business School ChancesHello, I am currently in my cardiology training in the US. I have completed undergraduate with a bachelors of science in biology with a concentration in neuroscience. I have also completed a masters in public health. I have attained my MD and have now worked for 5+ years as an internal medicine res...
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MSF TULANE vs UCONNMSFRM vs SYRACUSE MSFHi, I am an international student with 10 years of mortgage underwriting experience 7 in India and 3 in US. I have admits from Tulane MSF, UCONN MSFRM and Syracuse MSF waiting for Brandeis MSF, BC MSF and Fordham MSF Post Study Career Goals :- Retail Financing ( Been part of same long) to move i...
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UTSC or UTSG??? Hey everyone! I am an international student and I have just received an amazing scholarship from UofT. My first choice is Double Degree in Management & Finance (BBA) and Statistics—Quantitative Finance Stream (BSc) and my second choice is typical Rotman commerce. I am interested to work (like mo...
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Baruch or Fordham : Masters of Finance vs Masters of Global FianceHello, Can anyone help me out with choosing any of the both considering job oppurtunities (internship) abd post graduation jobs as well. I am confused between both as for Fordham Global finance program is STEM certified where Baruch MSF isn't! ...
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Advice for Graduation: Oxbridge vs Masters with part time jobHey guys! I am looking for some advice for my choice of graduate studies. I am considering the following options but don't know which one to choose: 1. Masters at Oxbridge for 1 year. **Pros**: The name, gets me in the target schools for FO, great networking opportunities, great student life (I ...
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Yale som vs berkeley haas for mbb?Hey all, Coming from a non-profit/int dev background and trying to break into mbbd... no preference for location (woukd work internationally too) Which school offers the best chance to get into one of these top firms? ...
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