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European Masters Rankings

Pan European Monkey

Hi all, After seeing an increase in terms of masters related questions over the forums I have decided to do a ranking for all masters, as well as their focus. As always any input will be appreciated and will update the post with quotes. **This is purely for <abbr...

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Complete European master guide for S&T/Quant position

BrianHunter

Given the post about best master in EU to land a job in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, I thought could be interesting to share which master I think could help you get a job in <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr>/Quant, based...

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AMA: I'm a current MBA student in the NYU Stern part-time program

NYUSternAMA

Hi everyone, Hope this finds you well. I created this account for anonymity purposes, but wanted to do an AMA on NYU Stern's Part-Time <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> program. I've seen quite a few questions asked about it, but no...

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What was the best class you took in business school?

famejranc

Also, was the time commitment/academic rigor of your business school classes similar to your undergrad classes?...

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Study partner in NYC

arpita18.sharma

Hey 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?

rhs67858

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?

dailylamentations

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?

Imperialian

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 schools

Jumped-up country boy

Good 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 people

bleepbloop

More 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)

chr17

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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Part-time MBA at Booth

Derivatives

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 Schools

Loveformarkets

Hi 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?

JohnnyLlamma45

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...)

ndw

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?

BusinessMaster22

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

rommeladem

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 UCL

BrianHunter

Well, 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 Officer

Anonymous Monkey

Hey 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 ?

Nainam-Shah

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?

TechMonkeyCapital

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 Finance

A087

Hi 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 Prospects

yung_chimp

Hi 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 Applicants

IlliniProgrammer

All, 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 planning

lucasadams907

So 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?

brandonlch

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?

LeveredBetaBoy

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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MBB Knowledge analyst applying to Oxford/LSE/Imperial - looking to switch to IB/VC/PE

A087

Hi 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 Students

Mzhavil

Hi 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?

racher5050

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?

Dreikaiserjahr

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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Durham vs Trinity

Etb

Hi, I am a recent undergraduate from Europe and applied for some business schools in the UK and Ireland. In regards to my future working career, I seek to get an entry in M&A or Corporate Development. Today I have been informed that I got admitted to Durham Business School for the MSc Accounting an...

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How To Approach A Career Goals Essay

Personal MBA Coach

Most business school applications will require you to articulate your career goals. After all, your ambitions for advancing your career are likely what is motivating you to apply to business school. Career goals are a critical component of your application (granted, they are more important for some...

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Why do people in Finance use Excel for everything?

BermudaLovesBusiness

I am doing a summer internship and people use excel for everything even if it can be done in word. A project brief doesn't need to be done in excel it can be done in word. ...

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How important are MSc grades to get a job?

iliavko

Hi everyone, A quick question, according to your experience, how relevant are the MSc grades to find a job? Is getting a merit, distinction, etc increase your chances of landing a job? Or the employers don't look at Master's grades that much? ...

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Edhec Msc Finance Requirements

Nick-Katsas

Hi everyone, can somebody please tell me what are the actual minimum requirements for Edhec msc Finance? (Gpa, gmat) I've seen a previous post about the same topic, but noone gave any actual answer. Thank you for your time....

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INSEAD EMFIN

darkblu

Hello, I'm considering applying for INSEAD EMFIN. Anyone who has knowledge and experience of attending this program? Thank you!...

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NYU Stern vs Bentley University

mwj540

Hi All, I am currently a rising sophomore at Bentley University and am very interested in I-banking. I was recently accepted as a transfer student to NYU Stern for sophomore year. Which school would be better to pursue a career in i-banking, getting internships better reputation and an overall be...

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LSE Vs Cambridge

LufthansaPilot

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Value of a Double Major for IB

targetpreschoolalum

I will be attending a top undergrad business school this fall (BSBA with Finance concentration). The plan is to double major with public policy ( I think I'd enjoy it). But IB is my priority, so my dilemma is simple: Do I risk a lower GPA but more diversified education or stick to the business maj...

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1 Year vs 2 Year MBA

Temujiin

Is a one year MBA considered less valuable than a two year MBA? What are the pros and cons between the two?...

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MBA after getting the CFA and CPA??

Pringles and Coke

Hi I graduated from a non-target school with a 3.5 GPA last summer. Because of the job market, I haven't been able to get a job. Therefore, I took accounting classes at a local community college and am preparing to sit for the CPA exam. I passed the BEC section and should pass all 4 sections by the...

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Should I get a CFA or CPA or both?

BermudaLovesBusiness

I was just wondering which qualification would be the best to get or if I should get both to keep my options open. I am interested in Investment Banking but also interested in Restructuring, M&A and Valuations currently have a summer internship in a Big Four firm in Financial Advisory mainly focusi...

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Is IU-Kelley a target school?

Andrew-Jonathan

Undergraduate (Finance) Regardless IU-Bloomington's overall ranking in the nation, I have heard great things about Kelley as it's one of the most valued and highly reputable for employers. Would that all be true? How about their professors and teaching staff, teaching methods, internship programs, ...

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Public Accounting to M7 MBA - AMA

DilutedEPS

Hi WSO, I wanted to give back to the community now that my MBA admissions journey is over. I've left some facts and thoughts below, would by more than happy to provide additional insights if it would be helpful. Undergrad: Large state school GMAT: 730 Work experience: Manager at a Big 4 firm ...

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EDHEC Msc in Finance

Tedz1

Hello everyone, Has anyone completed this programme and has made it to London IBD (M&A) positions? I have received an offer with a scholarship from EDHEC, but I have to decide before I get other results from HEC, LSE, or Bocconi. My profile: 1. EU passport holder, but Eastern European descent 2...

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Choosing between LBS, HEC, Vanderbilt Masters?

Seachrome

Thanks to everyone for helping! I got a lot of great advice from several people who went to each program. ...

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MSF - UT Dallas Vs U of Rochester (Simon Business School)

Snorlax

Hello All, I have recently gotten admits from UT Dallas and U of Rochester, both for MSF programs. U of Rochester is offering me 40% scholarship. I am a bit more inclined towards Rochester as it is closer to NYC and might provide some advantage in recruiting. My end goal is to work in TAS at a Big ...

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Hi.. I need big powered relation ship in world how about graduate best MBA?

KoreanPooh

Hi. I'm Korean and I never know about top 5-6 MBA course or what they do...or else.. first of all .. I must say to my career .. I graduate top 3 school in Korea .. my major was phylosophy.. and I worked for 3D game engine speciallist for 14 years and I got Korea's president's prize and do over ...

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Which MSF program should I be targeting for banking? 3.0 IU kelley

BirdBath

I recently graduated from Indiana University with a degree in finance, but unfortunately my GPA is much lower than I'd like. I have been looking into MSF programs to help get a better chance at banking. I was wondering if there are any preferred programs that I have a shot at getting into. ...

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Does ranking matter? (FT Msc finance ranking)

Andersio94

Hi, I just saw the FT 2018 ranking for pre-experience masters in finance, and it seems kinda absurd. I can understand that HEC is number one, but would have guessed that MIT would get that spot. Furthermore, I have never heard of any of the school at spot 2 through 5. Can anyone please enlighten...

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Canada: Master in Finance to break into investment banking (Pre-experience)

BM007

Hi everyone! I am from Morocco and I want to break into investment banking in Canada. I will graduate from a buz school next year (GPA 3.8+, one year exchange in UT & uc3m) and I want to pursue a Master in Finance program in Canada to help me land a job in IB. Do you think it is common? If yes, then...

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MS Finance Vs Master In Financial Analysis

zain_zaidi17

Hello, I completed my BBA Hon in 2016 and working in private company since 2 years in finance dept, now i wanted to pursue my master degree but im confused between MS finance and master in financial analysis form U.S. Kindly guide me what will be more beneficial for me near in future and what are t...

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How much of a "hook" is legacy at a college?

david1238

This is not a troll post, so please bare with me. I'm currently a high schooler about to start my sophomore year at a super competitive high school. I had a really weak freshman year (3.92 GPA, no clubs/extracurriculars besides piano), but I'm planning to bounce back next year. I have multiple AP cl...

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Help on my College List (Investment Banking/Finance)

mpy

Reaches 1. UPenn 2. UCB 3. UMich Ross Targets 1. UVA 2. Georgetown 3. UT Austin 4. UNC 5. USC 6. Boston College 7. Emory 8. Northeastern 9. UCLA 10. Boston University Safeties 1. Indiana University 2. Villanova 3. Fordham 4. Baruch ——— US Citizen - Asian Stats - GPA : (unsure) I hav...

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Bentley, Suffolk, Syracuse, Hofstra

StyleT

Anybody know anything about Syracuse, Hofstra, Bentley or Suffolk MBA...im probably going to do a MBA/MSF (mainly to differentiate myself from the pack)...and i want to make sure i go to the best school i can.. I have been told that Top Hofstra places in BB and def in middle market....and Bentley t...

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Articulating Your Personal Story

Personal MBA Coach

If I think about the area in which my candidates often need the most help, crafting a winning personal story comes to mind first. Defining the story may be the hardest and the most important part of the application. I advise my candidates to start this process months, if not years, in advance! The g...

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H1B Visa post MBA finance

C to the K

Where should I apply for my internship? Im planning on staying in the US post MBA and I am looking for internships with potential jobs post graduations that offer an H1B sponsorship. Any advice? ...

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MSF schools BC MSF/Villanova MSF/UVA Ms in commerce(finance track)/WUSTL MSF (WAM)

Sarah_White

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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Bocconi AFC vs ESCP MiM

rf20

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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MPhil in Finance Cambridge vs. MFE Oxford vs. MFE or MF LSE vs. MFA LBS

tazih3

Hi everyone, I am currently a student in Paris in what we call Grande Ecole (Centrale Paris more specifically for those who know what it is) and I'm willing to apply to a Masters as part of a double degree (you have to know that Centrale Paris is an engineering school which forms the best engineers ...

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Do Business Schools have different average GPA standards for each major?

Entrepreneur Hero

Every graduate business school has an average GPA that they have on their websites. Does this average GPA standard change depending on an applicant's major? For example, do business schools have a higher average GPA standard for undergrad business majors compared to engineers? ...

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Worth Attempting to Transfer from Semi-Target to Target?

js656

I am currently at a semi-target(BC). I was wondering if it is worth it to transfer to a target school for opportunities. I had pretty high stats in high school(4.0 UW GPA/34 ACT, sports, leadership, volunteering, etc), and am doing very well academically here so far. I am doing well here, but I I we...

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HBS Stanford and the all that comes with it

C to the K

Hey Guys first post here, My Background I come from a third world country and did my undergrad in a good school in Europe mainly focused on hospitality (Ranked top 3 in hospitality) got a BBA and two hospitality diplomas and a specification in marketing. I then went to work at my family's firm we ...

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Women in Finance Scholarship applications due on June 30

FINCAD's Women in Finance Scholarship

**The deadline to submit applications for the [2018 FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship](http://www.fincad.com/about-fincad/corporate-information/scholarship) is Saturday, June 30 at 11:59pm EST. Please plan accordingly.** -- ![women in finance scholarship](http://go.fincad.com/rs/148-KHY-893/images...

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Do you want an HBS MBA?

Linda Abraham

What is Harvard seeking in its applicants? You'll find out at Wednesday's live webinar. Learn everything you need to know about acing the HBS application during our upcoming webinar,* Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. [Register for the webinar to reserve your spot.](https://reports.accepted...

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Best GRE in-person classes?

Click OK to Continue

Can anyone give insight regarding whether the following in-person classes for **GRE** prep are worth it: Kaplan - $1074 Princeton Review - $999 Xceptional Prep - $549 Manhattan (Online) - $999 Veritas Prep (Online) - $999 Others??? I strongly prefer an in-person experience. However, I've seen goo...

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Is Harvard a target school?

Klenper

Hi everyone, I'm a rising junior at a top non-ivy school. Through a recent internship, I had the opportunity to talk to a number of professionals, many of whom had attended top ivy league schools. The analysts and associates I talked to told me that due to increased competitiveness for IB jobs in r...

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MSc in Quantitative Finance vs. MSc in Finance and Accounting to get into IB?

troken11

Hello there. I got accepted to the QFin and to the Finance and Accounting MSc programs at the WU in Vienna. I plan to eventually go into IB and move to the US (although there is still a looong way to go). Pros for each program: Finance and Accounting: - Possibility of exchange semester at the Uni...

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MSc Finance at LSE or HEC Paris?

JSL

I have offers to study an MSc in Finance at LSE and at HEC Paris. I realise I am very lucky indeed to have the opportunity to study at either of these universities. I am extremely keen to break into M&A at a top tier bank. I would be really interested to know which of these two courses would be the...

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Advice for a friend: MBA vs MSF

greekmyth

Hey guys, so I have a friend who went with me to a top 3 liberal arts school and he graduated in 2013. He is the first from his family to graduate from college and he has been teaching tennis for the last 4-5 years. He's trying to make a career change into either tech or real estate but he never was...

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HEC MiM for an Italian student

rf20

Hi guys! I have been admitted to the HEC MiM. I have to decide between this program and AFC at Bocconi University. I am Italian and I hold a bachelor degree from Bocconi; I hope to work in IB after graduation either in Italy or London. I think that HEC MiM could be a nice plus on my CV for the UK...

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What are some ways I can improve my professional profile outside of work?

Razzle Dazzle

Hi, I am a recent college graduate that is currently working in commercial banking as a credit analyst. My current goal is to improve my profile to be competitive in top MBA programs after 4-5 years of experience. I have a 3.94 GPA from a non-target (Finance & Accounting), with multiple leadership e...

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Biggest Decision of My Life: Undergrad B-School

ProspecOLC

Hello Wall Street Oasis Community, As a senior in highschool, I have one of the biggest life decisions ahead of me: where to attend college. As a preface i'm a pretty motivated student as I have engaged in equity research and co-foundend a VC backed start-up. I have never been faced with such a c...

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What's special about MIT's master of business analytics?

Gilmour

Never had heard of it before seeing it on poets and quants. Here's the link, didnt know if anyone knew anything not on their page. http://mitsloan.mit.edu/master-of-business-analytics/...

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Studying for technical interviews as an engineering major

zestypenguin

I'm a rising sophomore at a top school that's almost completely focused in science and engineering; there are departments in economics, business, and finance, but my major is in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and I don't wish to switch out. I'm also considering finance as a career and ...

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Biglaw PE to Bschool to PE

BiglawRefugee

28 year old current second year associate at a vault 5 biglaw firm where 100% of my work is M&A for marquee name PE sponsors. 3.7 UGPA in finance from mediocre state U (but summa cum laude because of odd transfer circumstance and 3.98 at school I transferred to), top 5% at top 20 law school (summa, ...

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Personal MBA Coach’s Takeaways from 2018 AIGAC MBA Applicant Survey

Personal MBA Coach

This is a very exciting time of year for me, for Personal MBA Coach and the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC). This week, as the chair of the survey committee, I presented the 2018 results to admissions directors of 25+ top MBA Programs including HBS, Booth, Kel...

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Getting started early to prepare for an MBA?

susan.cera

If you are thinking about getting an MBA, you need to start NOW...even if you are still 2 years out from applying! Make sure that your profile is MBA ready. Are you prepared for the quantitative rigor of the program? Are your GPA and GMAT/GRE test scores within the 80% range? How has your profession...

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Compilation of 2018-2019 MBA Deadlines and Essay Question Analyses

Personal MBA Coach

The 2018-2019 MBA application season is well under way. Most schools have released this year’s deadlines and many have released or confirmed the application essays. Here is a round up from Personal MBA Coach along with our tips for tackling the released essay questions. HBS, Yale SOM, LBS, Kellog...

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Accepted into target MSF/MMS, should I go?

ozilgoff

I've recently been accepted into an MSF / MMS at a target school (both undergrad and grad programs are targets). I was a liberal arts major so it's been hard trying to get finance-related roles. I'm currently a Financial Advisor at a Fortune 75 company. If I go, I will definitely get a better job th...

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How To Get Into The Undergraduate Program At NYU Stern: A Quick Guide

Rich_Homie_Quant

Hello Stern hopefuls. I am currently a student at Stern, and in an effort to procrastinate applying for internships/jobs next summer (yes, it starts this early) I decided to write some things I wish I knew when applying to Stern. Being one of the only direct admit business school programs in the cou...

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Best options for transferring colleges?

scifinator

Long time lurker of WSO. I've read almost every post on here about "target/semi-target" schools and transfer friendly schools but I'd like your advice on my scenario. I am currently a sophomore at Arizona State studying Finance at the W.P. Carey School of Business. My GPA is a 3.5 and I'm vice pres...

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How early should I apply for ED of CBS?

Asian_Monkey

All, As far as I know, CBS ED round has a rolling basis system. Does anyone know by when an applicant should apply to fully take an advantage of a rolling basis system? Given ED round's actual deadline in early October, are you guys thinking applying by Aug. is enough? Thx....

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Thicc Bois & Bschool

plskystks

Curious for all you kids who've done bschool already, how many of you were able to make it through without gaining weight or even lost weight despite the heavy drinking. Anything y'all (or maybe your classmates who were successful in doing so) found particularly helpful for keeping your fupa in chec...

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View of UPenn College Of Liberal Arts And Professional Studies Students in Private Equity

Capitalism King

Hello Monkeys, I am long time lurker on WSO. I have learned a lot from you all, and now I am in a personal dilemma. I have spent the last eight years in the military (enlisted) working various administrative type jobs. Now, I want to break into private equity and start a new career. I have been acc...

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MSc Finance UCL vs CASS vs IE

rommeladem

Hi all, I am Adem from Istanbul. I currently hold offers from the MSc Finance from CASS, University College London(UCL) and at IE. After some research on all three, I am still hesitant as to which to choose. My goal is to end up on an Investment Banking in London. My profile: -28 yo -BSc in polit...

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Which Targets Should I Apply To?

JSB029

I am currently a rising sophomore at a semi target ranked ~30s. I have about a 3.8 GPA and some good involvement in clubs and business competitions. I want to apply to transfer to some target schools as a junior, but I'm not sure which schools are "worth" the move from a semi target. Obviously Harva...

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MASTERS OF FINANCE: John Hopkins MSF VS USC MSF

tamm

I will be applying to (only) USC and John Hopkins masters in finance. My question is, if I do get into both programs (hopefully i do!), which program do you think would satisfy my interests? What are YOUR opinions on both programs? Background: -Graduating with bachelors in finance and non target ...

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Transfer to Georgetown? (Undergrad)

BostonBro

I'm currently an undergrad at Washington University in St. Louis studying engineering. I've successfully recruited for banking and am now thinking about the next step (PE, MBA, HF, CorpDev etc). I've been accepted to transfer to MSB, and I want to because the alumni network seems amazingly strong,...

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B School Probation

patelsona84

What happens if you fail a final exam at school? I go to Booth and I pretty much just bombed a final....

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Northwestern Summer Classes

Anonymous Monkey

Hey guys, so I have decided to attend nNorthwestern next fall as an incoming transfer student. Would any of you recommend taking summer classes to complete a few distribution requirements as well as take 1-2 major classes (econ)? I am currently interning at a family friend's technology company withi...

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Internship During an MBA

cozy26

I am planning on joining the military after undergrad. I have a finance internship right now, and I want to come back into the field after my service ends, whenever that may be. It's probably too soon to be looking that far ahead but I am just looking for a little advice concerning the timeline of s...

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Freshman at target (but not in business school), how do I make it in IB?

Bugsbunny7

I am an incoming freshman at a target. However, I am not in the business school but have already made plans to attempt to do an internal transfer. I have a goal, as cliche as it might sound, to land a job at BB upon graduation. What advice do you guys have for me when it comes to networking with a...

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HELP!! Advice LSE MSC STATS VS CASS MSC INVESTMENT management

Jimmy189

Hi, Can you guys give me some advice. I have offers for an; MSc Statistics - LSE MSc Investment management - Cass I just completed my undergraduate degree at Cass, and want to start my career in Asset Management/HF. Which course is better to get into that field, reputation (LSE) or relevancy (Ca...

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Business School and GMAT Forum

rommeladem

Hi all, I am Adem from Istanbul. I currently hold offers from the MSc Finance from CASS, University College London(UCL) and at IE. After some research on all three, I am still hesitant as to which to choose. My goal is to end up on an IB in London or Amsterdam. My profile: -28 yo -BSc in politic...

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Investment banking after 10+ years of engineering?

pm528

Hi folks, I just joined this forum and need some advice. I am an engineer in Silicon Valley with an MS in CS and about 12 years of total work experience. I am doing good career-wise but I am not a super achiever by any means, both in terms of rank and salary. I make about $150K annually, and I susp...

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PWC Corporate Finance internship VS. Masters in Finance

MonkeyMoo5

Hey all, Currently got 2 offers on the table which I am pretty excited about, but having lots of difficulty on what to choose. I can either intern at PwC's Corporate Finance department in M&A's or choose a cheap Masters in Finance. The Masters in Finance is at a Dutch university, making it very c...

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Cass London Msc Investment Management vs Msc Corporate Finance

MrGi

Hi, 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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Olin vs Mendoza

sunnyj756

First time poster here. I was accepted to both Mendoza and Olin (w/equal scholarship) for my MBA. Post-MBA I will be looking to transition to consulting from my current background of specialized audit for a Big 4 firm. After reviewing the websites and talking to alumni for both schools I have come u...

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Graduate Certificate

keepitrandom

Hi Guys, I was wondering. Would a graduate certificate in corporate finance(4 courses) from Harvard Extension School or similar be helpful in offseeting a very low non-finance gpa from a non target, given a great GPA in that? And what prospects would that offer in terms of MM and boutiques?...

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Seeking advices about the MSF program

RetiredKarlMarx

I 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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College Selection_Where should I go for my career?

CloudPromenade-Y

Hi everyone! I am a junior transfer student. I am currently admitted to UMich, USC, BC, Vandy, and possibly UVA. I plan to pursue a career in either investment banking or consulting. Which school is the optimal choice for me? Besides, in terms of graduate school application, which one has the bes...

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