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Profile evaluation - which schools to apply?26 yeah old white male. State school 3.4 gpa in finance. 3.7 major gpa Estimated gmat 680-710 I worked full time while in undergrad and took care of a sick parent. Now have an additional 2 years of experience in financial sales. I have taken the lead on many projects at work and have strong letter...
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GRE tutor recommendations? I am looking for a tutor for the GRE. I have been studying for a couple months and have a decent score, but I really want an elite score. I already took a Manhattan Prep GRE class. Would appreciate any recommendations as there are so many options online and I am overwhelmed. Many thanks in advance! ...
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Which MsC should I choose?I have been offered a place for a 1 year MsC finance at the following schools: - University of Edinburgh - Strathclyde Business School - Antwerpen management school I do not know which is the best alternative? I have done some research and ranking wise the strathclyde seems to be the winner howeve...
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To quit or to stay?I am currently filling out Bschool apps for 2019. I am in a role that I absolutely hate and have been for just over a year. I have made good contacts and don’t regret my time here but it is definitely not what I want to do. My question is am I able to move to something else for a year once i get m...
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MBA after 10 Years of experienceHi, I am starting my MBA this Fall @ Schulich, after 10+ years of financial service experience in Bangladesh. My expertise lies in Operations Management, Operations Analysis, Project Management & Automation. I have a Masters in Economics degree and passed CFA level 1. What should be my strategy to ...
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Schools for ib for sub par students I am a senior in high school and my stats aren’t that great I have a 3.5 uw gpa and a 27 act. I know that I cannot get into to any target schools but what schools could I get into that could give me a chance at ib or should I wait and try to transfer to a semi target?...
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Non-Existent / Unrelated / Weak Work Experience -> Top 20 MBA -> IBI am currently scoring, on average, 700 on my practice GMATs with very little studying. I believe I can hit around 750 since most of my mistakes are easily correctable. My GPA is low, around 3.0 from a non-selective school. My work experience is weak too, though I have had buyside experience at a sm...
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MSF at baruch college (New york) VS American University (DC)Hey everyone, Been thinking about taking the offer between American University or Baruch College, so far have been comparing the ranking of the program but there is no exact data since each ranking provider has difference number. My consideration is: 1. Job placement after graduation 2. City 3. Pr...
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Help On My College List: FinanceStats - GPA : 4.3 Weighted - SAT : 1380 : 760 Math, 620 English - SAT 2 : Math : 790 - AP Scores : Mostly 5's and 4's - ECs : (Internships, Research: Published Author (Peer Reviewed Scientific Journal), martial arts, chess, speech and debate, swimming) Will probably take Finance so I'm surely app...
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Post graduate coursework? Needs to be reported?Took some classes after college. Did well in them but feel like they would detract from my story, as they are unrelated to what my future goals are. Is it necessary to report? Can I get away without reporting them. ...
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LBS vs UCL vs Imperial for IBI have been fortunate enough to receive offers from all 3 (MiM at LBS and UCL and Wealth & Investment Management at Imperial) and need to quickly decide where is best. I want to go into investment banking. I hope to start an internship in Beijing China next week, having already received an offer but...
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MBA with 10 years experienceHi, I am starting my MBA this Fall @ Schulich, after 10+ years of financial service experience in Bangladesh. My expertise lies in Operations Management, Operations Analysis, Project Management & Automation. I have a Masters in Economics degree and passed CFA level 1. What should be my strategy to ...
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Uiuc (not direct admiy) vs Indiana (not direct admit) vs Missouri university for ib?Hello everyone I am a high school senior who has been accepted to uiuc, Indiana, and Missouri university. I only got into mu’s business school though. Also it would be 10k for my and 40k for uiuc and Indiana. So my question is should I go to uiuc or Indiana in hopes of making it to Chicago or New ...
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Masters student with no internship experienceHi, I asked a similar Q in the consulting forum. I did my undergrad at non-target, now about to do MSc Economics at LSE. I have *no* internship experience at all, do I have any chance with summer analyst programmes (because graduate positions are, I assume, completely closed to me with no experience...
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Help on which MSc to choose (Finance-related)Hi, I'm a Bocconi student (undergrad, BSc in International Economics and Finance) and I will hopefully graduate in september. I'm considering applying for a few MSc programmes for 2019-2020. I want to do a MSc in Finance and have a preference for the corporate aspect; my target would be to work in ...
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Top tier MBA or MBA in city you want to work? So I'm still a few years out from applying to an MBA program but have been thinking a lot about it lately. As I start to target in on schools that I want to attend I have to start being real with myself about the schools that I can feasibly get into. Based on how I've done with standardized testing...
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Is HSW MBA worth it coming from GS IB?Is it worth going to HSW for an MBA if I have 2 years of GS IB under my belt? Goal is to move out of finance, but won't almost all companies give me an interview with my background? How much additional value could the MBA have at this point? Isn't the network I've built at GS going to be much bette...
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Relocation to Toronto + Career Switch - Schulich/Rotman/Ivey or T-20 US MBA?I'm just wondering if anyone has opinions regarding what the best move is for someone looking to transition into management/consulting in Toronto from a Western Canada city (while planning to get an MBA) - a top 20 US school (or top 5 Euro like LBS/IESE, etc.) or a Schulich/Rotman/Ivey MBA? The rea...
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Creative Strategies to Break into HBS or Stanford GSB - Please HelpHello monkeys, Wanna B MBB's AMA depressed me (very strong credentials / similar to mine, no interview at even Wharton), and got me thinking - there has to be some clever strategies to earn acceptance to HBS or Stanford. So, I'm turning to the out-of-the-box thinkers on this forum to generate some s...
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Binghamton University for UndergradI'll be going to Binghamton University (SOM) next fall and came across this website [http://bingfinance.org/](http://bingfinance.org/) Does anyone know anything about "Finance Society" at Binghamton, or what recruitment is like from there?...
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Discounted GMAT Resources: MGMAT Books for a few bucksFor those planning to use the MGMAT books, a full set runs a few hundred dollars. If you make a profile on Scribd, you can read all the books online for ~8.99 a month or something. I don't like their quant books, but their SC book is fantastic. Just a tip that can hopefully save some of y'all a few ...
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URGENT - Personal Loan before Grad School (Income Verification)Hello, I am soon to start my grad school classes and on top of my huge student loans I have decided to apply for a 15k personal loan with Lending club (and have gotten dicked with a pretty nasty APR). I have done my calculations and I won't have a problem repaying and am even willing to work two j...
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Stanford GSB Anyone?You are invited to [Get Accepted to Stanford](https://reports.accepted.com/mba/stanford_graduate_school_of_business_webinar) on July 25 at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET or 5 PM PT/8 PM ET. In this one-hour webinar I will present my four-part framework for a successful MBA application and apply that framework to...
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Should I attend USC for spring of junior year? I got accepted by USC Marshall for spring semester of my junior year. Do you guys think I should attend the school? I still have no idea what I want to do after I graduate, but I am interested in management consulting as a stepping stone and I would like to have my own startup one day. Eventually, I...
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Advice on the GMATHi there fellow monkeys, I have been a long time lurker here, only recently started posting and was wondering if I could get some input from you guys regarding my struggles with GMAT. I am trying to apply to M7 schools this coming fall and have taken the GMAT three times, I am an international who...
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Exchange: Cornell Johnson vs Columbia University School of Professional StudiesHi, I'm starting my MSc in Economics and Business Administration this August. I'm targeting IB and MBB and will major in Financial economics (top feeder for this in my country, masters are the norm here. Impossible to get hired with just bachelor). I have the opportunity to go for an exchange my th...
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Undergrad EmphasisI’m at a crossroad in my undergrad career. I am majoring in finance at a non-target state school (Clemson) and enjoy it. I hate my accounting classes, and can definitely tell I prefer finance over accounting. I have to pick one of the following emphasizes for my remaining 2 years of college. Whic...
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Community college transfer ?How much of a disadvantage I am if I transfer from a community college to a elite school like mcintire, mccobs, dyson, gtown. I live in cville so I have a good chance of getting into mcintire at uva since over half of the applicants admitted are from community colleges in va, and I am do quite well ...
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Got laid off before B School ApplicationsHi everyone, I got laid off from my job a few months before I planned to apply to B School. I am thinking of applying R2, so that will be in Jan. I am not aiming for a HSW or anything. Would be happy with a Top 20 school. It was definitely not due to performance issues as the company I work for is...
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Is it worth applying for HBS 2+2 or GSB DeferralLong time lurker and I can't understate how much I appreciate all the advice I've picked up from here. I am a non-target undergrad senior studying math and economics. I just received an MBB offer following my summer internship at a non-US office (int'l background), and am considering if I should a...
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Listing Title Promotions On ResumeHey curious to see what opinions are on this. I've had 3 title bumps in my current role but my actual job function hasn't changed. It changed once after my first year but while I had the same title. What's the best way to list this on my resume? Currently I don't mention the title promotions and jus...
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Early CFA decision if you fail?For those who have taken the CFA exam in June or before, do you get an email regarding a scholarship that also mentions that they send early results if you didn't pass in June? This is the part that I'm talking about: "The $300 discount ends on Saturday, July 21 OR 3 days after you receive your Jun...
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NYU Liberal Arts?Hi, I was just wondering if NYU Economics places well on the street since my chances of getting into Stern aren't great. I visited and was not really a fan of the place but if Econ at NYU will get me an IB job then I will just put my head down and get through 4 years if thats what it takes. ...
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Recent Graduate Guidance Hello WSO community, I have been lurking in the shadows for a few months now and need some guidance for my next step in getting into the industry. I graduated in 2017 with my BBA in Economics from UofA Little Rock with a 3.7/4.0 I did not do any internships during my time in class, I went to scho...
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Undergraduate QuestionsI am a rising high school senior looking to major in either Business, Finance, or Economics. I live in Hawaii and there are only a few investment management firms here, and along with the time difference with the markets, I don't think I would like to stay here to go to college. Would it be better...
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How to interpret my Diagnostic GMAT of 660?Hey guys, Currently networking for FT recruit alongside my summer internship. I know my grades are a big barrier so I've been thinking about doing the GMAT. My thinking is that if I do really well, I can help de-risk my bad grades to some degree...and that if I interview prep well, and am likeable,...
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Canadian Law School Graduate - Should I do my MBA in Canada (Ivey) or the US?I graduated from a top Canadian law school, and do not plan on staying in the legal field after a few years of practicing law (banking and finance, construction, employment, and securities are my legal practice focus). I would like to go into business, consulting, and Fintech/AI/Blockchain down the ...
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Impact Investing MBA Essay StoryHi All, I am applying for MBA 2019 fall intake and I am working on application essay. Post-undergrad, I have been working in investing banking and investment firms for 4 years. Now post-MBA, I intend to pursue impact investing career, however, I am not sure whether it would easy to enter into impac...
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Low GPA/High GMATHi Guys. I want to know my chances of getting into a decent MBA. I am a Chartered Accountant from South Africa (C.A. SA), CFA Level 1 as well CAIA. I was an Equity Sales trader at BNP Paribas, and have private equity experience as an Investment Analyst at a large PE firm in South Africa. I want to ...
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Who has a better shot at getting into Harvard/Stanford/Wharton: person A (3.2 GPA/780 GMAT) or person B (3.9 GPA/700 GMAT)?Let's say that you have two candidates with nearly identical backgrounds/profiles except for two things, UG GPA and GMAT score. Who has a better shot at getting into a top 3 B school - a 3.2/780 or a 3.9/700?...
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What I've learned so far after 1 yr at a top MBA program (If I could do it over):The main takeaways are either headers or in bold. If you get accepted to multiple top 10-15 schools, take “prestige” out of the equation. I always tell the story of my good friend who passed up a full ride at Columbia to pay full freight at Wharton due to rankings. She ended up taking a corpo...
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Advice for Rising Senior Aiming For IBAll, I am a rising senior at Texas A&M University in Mays Business School with a major in Finance and minor in Economics. My GPA is currently 3.74 and I have 2 more years left. I really would like to go into IB and that is my goal. I spent a summer abroad studying Corporate Strategy at the London S...
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Colombia MS Accounting and Fundamental AnalysisHi Guys I wanted to know the value you get from Colombia MS Acc.&Fundamental Analysis. I have at least 8 years of work experience,in auditing, Equity sales trading and PE. I am a qualified accountant,and would love to work in hedge fund in NYC. GMAT 730. Is this MS worth going for at all?...
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Restaurant owner/chef looking for MBA Advice Hey Monkeys - I'm a former consultant/current chef in NYC looking for advice regarding MBAs. I went to NYU for undergrad, majored in Econ with a minor in math (CAS not Stern), and worked 2 yrs at a executive compensation firm. Then I worked at Momofuku MIlk Bar for about 1 year as a bookkeeper. ...
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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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Columbia CIBE worth it? I am thinking of pursing a Columbia "Certificate in Business Excellence"(CIBE). I currently work in tech as a manager at a FANG. I always wanted to work as a research analyst. I was a finance grad but ended up in tech. Has anyone had any experience with the CIBE benefits such as access to Columbia's...
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Undergraduate, Boston or Washington DC?I'm currently a high school student and planning to learn the business(finance or accounting) in the university. I'm expecting a future occupation in NY but not planning to apply for a university there(under consideration though). Besides my potential choices in NY, here are my questions for Boston...
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USC worth it for IB?Hey everyone currently I am a rising junior at Auburn University and have the potential to transfer to USC (SoCal) majoring in Economics with a minor in Finance. I do not know the environment too well out west so I was curious whether USC is somewhat considered a target school and whether it is wort...
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Need Help Choosing Between 2 CoursesHello, I am currently choosing courses to enroll in for my MS Finance program. I am somewhat uncertain about which course to choose. I want to know whether one course has more of a practical use/ would appeal more to employers. I included both courses below with their description. As a side note...
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Post-MBA Jobs with Great Pay to Time RatioI've been looking a lot at post-MBA career options lately and wanted to see what WSOers thought were some good/best options when looking at a Pay to Time Ratio for jobs coming out of the MBA? ...
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BERKELEY VS USC VS UCLACollege choice: Berkeley, UCLA, USC. Which one should i go for business. I like all campuses. I realize Haas is no guarantee, but it's good. Marshall is good for networking. UCLA is straight up a chillin place. give me your advice ...
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USC Marshall MBA Hi all, Recently accepted at USC Marshall for an MBA and interviewed at UCLA, NYU, and Duke (no decision yet on those three). If I don't get into any of the others, is an MBA from USC worth it? I know Marshall undergrad is well respected, but how is the MBA viewed? Specifically interested in Medi...
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MBA dilemmaI've got an incredible dilemma, and would really appreciate some inputs on this. I've had 2 years of experience in audit + 1 year in transaction services (financial due diligence) as a senior in a Big 4 in a second-tier Canadian city. I have my CPA title, and awaiting my CFA L3 results. I'm turnin...
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University of Richmond -- Non-Target?I've found conflicting information about my school. Some lists say it's a non-Target, some say semi. Anyone have any insight into this?...
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Need help selecting B-schools to apply toHi, I'm in the process of selecting B-schools to apply to in the first round (Sep-Oct 2018), but somewhat stuck: 1) European, pretty old (31), live in an ex-USSR country; 2) Have 11y WO, right now working in the top retail/universal bank in my country (universal bank -> we are #1 in retail and onl...
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Chances for an UK Master? Hello everyone, I would like to kindly ask for fair opinions on chances of getting into a decent UK programme. My profile: Female, 3rd year undergraduate at #1 B-school in the country (CEE Europe) GMAT: hjust started the preparations, practice test are around 700 & taking the actual test in Novem...
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Software Engineer to MBA PathI am a rising junior at an Ivy doing Software Engineering for the summer. I don't particularly love coding all day and want to keep other options open (especially consulting since I just enjoy critical thinking and can talk to people).. What can I do to prepare for applying to a top MBA program down...
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8 Weeks Until Fall MBA Application Deadlines – How To Best Use This TimeIt may be hard to believe but we are less than eight weeks from the first MBA application deadline. To keep you on track, Personal MBA Coach has included a round up of application deadlines below, along with our advice on how to best use the next two months! If you followed our earlier 4 month pl...
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Anyone doing the Booth School of Business summer program in Chicago?I am looking to maybe link up with a few guys who are going and interested in Wall Street. ...
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Semester exchange advice Mannheim University in Germany vs. WU Vienna in AustriaHi all. I'm starting my Masters of International Business program at Queen's University in Canada this fall. I have to select a B School for my semester exchange and I need a little help regarding it. I have selected the following universities in that order. Please see that I want to get into manage...
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How to break into international banking; Imperial College, Oxford, LSE or RSM?Hey all, Doubting about what Masters to do for 2019-2020. My ambition is to become an international banker in Asia specifically, able to go to e.g. Hong Kong and Singapore. I am currently thinking about the following options, but not sure which is the best, any help is MUCH, MUCH appreciated!; - ...
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Grad School and AgeFinancial Advisor and can't see myself finishing my career doing this. 40 and thinking of Grad School. Had a late start to career. Would like to move the direction of Corp Fin. and would like to end up in doing something thats strategy oriented. Undergrad in Econ (3.53 GPA). Career plus-Have been a...
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GRE Study Recipe Taking GRE, programs I like require it in many cases. It just makes sense for me. What is the recipe? Before dropping a bunch of cash on kaplan and other test prep materials/programs I am looking to hear what you have to say about the best possible recipe for getting a respectable score. KAP/MAG/Man...
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What MBA path should I take?Hi I am wondering what I will do after I get out of undergrad. Should I take a 5th year to get an mba and then enter the workforce? It sounds like an MBA without work experience doesn't mean much. However, if I get a job should I get a part time mba with 3-4 years of work experience or would I quit ...
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How promising is Big data (data science) in Finance I am a student in Monash University. And I am applying the QTEM program which offers an opportunity for an exchange. My major is Master of Banking and Finance. There are some courses related to Big Data and Data Science in Finance offered by HEC lausanne. I would like to know if Big data and Data ...
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Do Business School Financial Aid Penalize for Saving?I'm expecting to save a large portion of my paycheck and I'm hoping to maximize my financial aid when I apply to business school. I'm trying to decide whether I should save the money or to allocate it in ways that won't decrease my financial need (ie. max out my retirement accounts). What is the bes...
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Does having the CFA help for MBA admission?Title pretty much sums it up. Does completing the CFA before applying to b-schools offer any significant advantage? *Note: would take level 1 senior yr of undergrad. Nontarget -> BB (Complete CFA) -> PE - Top Bschool? Would a CFA help for the above goal or should focus be placed on other areas in...
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Williams College vs. Princeton UndergradSo I was accepted into both Williams College and Princeton University recently (also Amherst, Swarthmore, and Wash U but I eliminated those for various reasons). I'm going to school for economics with the intention of going into IB and I'm having a hard time selecting one of the two. Princeton seems...
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Johns Hopkins MBA program...Worth the money or complete waste? I get the feeling that not even Johns Hopkins name can carry the degree through. Am I wrong? ...
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GMAT Sacrifices, unpaid leave?Hi All, Boy I sure go from strength to strength with my posts (see previous post here: https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/mba-change-of-heart-timing-critical). Since the time of my last post I've made commitments to a routine study plan. I've familiarised myself with the majority of content, m...
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What was the best class you took in business school?Also, was the time commitment/academic rigor of your business school classes similar to your undergrad classes?...
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Study partner in NYCHey guys if you are looking for a serious study partner for CFA or GMAT you can check on StudyPal.co. Few of my friends have got good study buddies from it. It covers various tests. Might help you...
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Prep GRE Math Before MGMAT?Hi all, I bought MGMAT’s individual study package. A tutor said she likes to have her students go through Manhattan’s GRE six books on math first, and then move to the GMAT prep after. She only does this for candidates who are not strong in math. I fall into that category, but it’s just bec...
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Best Business school books, essay prep, resources?Hey everybody - I am on the last leg of my consulting stint before bouncing to a new job with the hope of applying to business school within the next 1-2 years. Luckily, my current consulting job does give budget for business school prep materials and I have not used any of it (~$1K). Before I leave...
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CFA, FRM, CAIA, etc. How much extra qualifications is really enough?Chanced upon some profiles in Linkedin. These people have so many extra qualifications like FRM, CFA and CAIA. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/thomas-fursa-cpa-cfa-frm-caia/6/258/454 http://www.linkedin.com/pub/anil-kumar-cfp-cfa-frm-cpa-caia-mba-phd/18/343/b49 http://www.linkedin.com/in/farhadmian...
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Looks like Booth just jumped up my list of schoolsGood for them. "The University of Chicago recently made it clear to its crop of incoming students that academic freedom and inquiry remain pillars at the institution, and that the university does not support "so-called" trigger warnings or offer safe spaces that allow students "to retreat from idea...
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FT Booth Experience and Brand is diluted by the PT peopleMore of a rant than a question as this topic has been address already but I wouldnt mind having Booth people to give their perspective. I have confirmation bias going on as well. If you are a PT and disagree then it will only serve to strengthen my belief (sorry). My statements rests on the followi...
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Vanderbilt vs UT Austin (Undergrad)Hate to do it but hoping to get some responses from graduates/people familiar with both schools. Interested in studying finance undergrad but at Vandy would do Econ. Not sure what I want to do after graduation but want to have the option to go into banking/consulting if that is my interest. I was ad...
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Current MIT MFin Student AMAI am enjoying my winter break now, so I have some time to answer any questions that you may have. I read many posts on the MIT MFin program when I was considering it, so thought I would give back to the WSO community. AMA!...
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Part-time MBA at Booth So I know that part-time MBA is primarily for those who wish to stay at their current firm and receiving sponsorship. But at Booth the part-time students are allowed access to on-campus recruiting and networking events if they sign a waiver. I've heard though that the full-timers resent and look d...
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Profile: MSC Investment & Wealth Imperial, other Business SchoolsHi Guys. I have a question here and need some advice on this. I am a qualified Chartered Accountant from South Africa (C.A. SA), and have CFA Level 1 as well as CAIA . I was an Equity Sales Trader at BNP Paribas and am now in Private Equity as an Investment Analyst. I would love to work in the USA a...
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Why don't people just apply to every MBA program in the top-20?I get that this would be a massive pain, but if you have sufficient time and money it seems like the best way to ensure you slip in somewhere. The main obstacle I see would be that it could be pain for your letter of rec writer, but I understand a fair amount of schools are moving to a common recomm...
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New US News MBA Rankings - Columbia #10, Booth ties Stanford at #2 (and beats Wharton...)Quite a shakeup...almost a list I'd expect to see from Forbes or BW! Mod Note (Andy): To see the rankings, click here....
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Chances of Top 20 MBA?Hey guys, new to the community, and looking for some advice. I'm hoping to go to either McCombs or Rice for my MBA, but I haven't taken the GMAT yet. My profile is as follows: - BS Mechanical Engineering, large state school in TX - 3.7 GPA / magna cum laude - Hispanic (edit: half hispanic, look whi...
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MSc Finance vs IE vs CASS vs EDHEC Hello everyone, Has anyone completed EDHEC's MSc Corproate Finance programme and has made it to London IBD (M&A) positions? I have received an offer with a scholarship from EDHEC and IE but I have to decide between CASS, EDHEC and IE. My profile: 1. EU passport holder, but Eastern European descent ...
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Msc offers: help me deciding - Cass vs UCLWell, Finally I got the offer I needed, but I'm struggling to decide which one to choose: - CASS MSc Energy, Trade and Finance Pros: great and flexible program with a lot of electives, massive placement in O&G, really finance focused Cons: Really high tuition fees (25k) - UCL MSc Global Manage...
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Military OfficerHey guys- military officer here applying to bschools to switch into finance/maybe consulting. Looking at HBS, Wharton, Columbia with Kellogg, Tuck bringing up the rear. Obviously having no real finance background (apart from being an Econ major 6 years ago at a kinda candy ass liberal arts school)...
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Average GRE scores required ?What are average GRE scores required to get into Franfurt Business School or any other equivalent Business School ?...
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MBA Salary Average - What Job is Best?Hey guys, This topic is not for people who moved from banking to buy side post MBA and make huge sum of money. Assuming if you have a finance background (non-IBD) and go to MBA to change your career, which jobs (non-Investment Banking Associate/non-Strategy Consultant) usually offer the highest bas...
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Profile evaluation for Oxford MFE/Imperial MSc FinanceHi guys! I'm 21/F from India and I'm planning to apply for the MFE program at Oxford either this November or maybe next. My undergrad was Bsc Statistics (highly quantitative course) from one of the top 10 colleges in India. My GPA is 7.5/10 and GRE 323 (163 quant 160 verbal). I've had two internship...
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IU Kelley Transfer ProspectsHi everyone, I am currently a freshman direct-admit at IU's Kelley School of Business looking to transfer. I finished first semester with a 4.0 GPA with a very "rigorous" course-load by Kelley freshman standards. My HS SAT/ACT Scores are 2260 (old), 1530 (new), and 34 ACT. My goal is to transfer t...
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Advice for Princeton MFin ApplicantsAll, Over the past two months, I have seen several threads asking for advice on applying to Princeton Bendheim's MFin program, what the school is looking for, and many other questions. People on the forums have pointed to me because I go to school there, and they think I have some clue as to how th...
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financial planningSo I am going into my senior year of high school in the great state of Alaska. I have 2 questions today. Im looking to get a BBA in Finance with a minor in something undecided. I plan on becoming a Financial Advisor. 1. Should I get an accounting minor due to this being helpful in a FA career, or a ...
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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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Careers with non traditional promotion progression?Hi all, Before I begin, business school is an idea I’ve only recently begun exploring. From the posts I’ve read on the topic of admissions, it seems aside from GPA/GMAT/UGrad/volunteerism&ECs, heavy importance is placed on your career progression within your prior work experience. This leads me...
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Is UChicago undergrad still miserable? My pals got into Duke, Brown, Michigan and GeorgetownAnd it seems like there's an endless supply of wealthy smokeshows at their schools, their campuses are more fun, their courses are easier and their GPAs will be higher. If the endgame for us is Wall Street, why go to a college like UChicago? I know I'm lucky to get into a college like U of C with th...
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MBB Knowledge analyst applying to Oxford/LSE/Imperial - looking to switch to IB/VC/PEHi all. I'm currently working as a junior specialist in BCG Knowledge in India for their private equity practice. I'm looking at MSc Finance in the UK and my target schools are Oxford, LSE and Imperial. I'm also thinking of applying to MIT Sloan. 1) BCG Knowledge is back-end and not client facing,...
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Networking with current MBA StudentsHi Everyone, A long time lurker here, decided to open a topic to hear your thoughts and experiences on networking/researching MBA programs through current students. I plan to apply this fall and I already choose 6 schools that I believe are a good fit for me, however since I live in Eastern Europe...
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Getting into top mba programs even possible or wishful thinking?Hi there I am trying to figure out if I am even able to get accepted into a top MBA program. My top two choices are MIT and Stanford. I attended Boston University and got an undergrad degree in management. Unfortunately, I was not a great student then and was D1 athlete all four year. My undergrad w...
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Undergrad: Lehigh or Fordham for IB?I have received the decisions from Lehigh and Fordham U. I wonder which of the two options will suit an undergraduate better if he wishes to pursue a career in IB? Also, I've been waitlisted by Vanderbilt. But of course it is a great uncertainty if I'll get in. So currently my options are limited. ...
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