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Why does IU Kelley get so much hate despite being a top ranked school?

AquaticPuntas

Excuse this shameless defense, but just some thoughts - IU Kelley seems to get fairly strong support here from users on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, however I feel like I still semi-regularly see people say that it is a "joke school". That seems to...

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Princeton vs Yale vs Stanford (undergrad)

dmxm

Recruited athlete here deciding between these 3 schools. I am looking to go into finance after college. Which school out of these 3 do you think is the best in terms of alumni network, recruiting, and getting a finance job on wall street (in I-Banking, <abbr title="private...

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Harvard CORe to Help Mitigate a Subpar UG GPA?

Throwaway2018

Hi all, Looking to get some color on how to best mitigate a low (3.0) UG GPA. I'm by no means married to the idea of doing CORe, but would be interested in any program that 1) Has a strong brand name/is recognizable and 2) won't break the bank. My intent is just basically to show...

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Has anyone regretted going to a top mba to get into IB?

Splatter_master

I graduated in spring 2016 from a state school in SoCal. Baseball was my top priority at the time and I was the first to receive a finance degree in my family, so I was unaware of the importance of a top school at the time. I also had no idea about IB or PE until after I graduated. I'm currently a...

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Do the Big 4 care about college Prestige?

john finn

I was wondering about the emphasis that the Big 4 place on the name/prestige of the B-School. For example, if I really like UGA's Terry, but also got into UVA's Darden, would I be a fool to choose Terry (for accounting)? From what I can tell, there appears to be a lot less of an emphasis on the "bra...

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Vanderbilt MSF Program

Showtime22242

Hello All, I was looking for some advice on my current situation. I am currently a Senior Finance major at a non-target school, trying to get into Vanderbilt MSF. I am wondering if I should apply now in Round 2, or if I should take the GMAT again and wait until Round 3 to apply? Here's info on m...

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1 year into MBA: Things I wish I knew

Bschool

Hi all, Longtime reader and writing as a small way of “giving back.” I’m in my second year at H/S/W and thought I’d share some thoughts and insights. My background is traditional – think IB / Consulting / HF / PE. On the whole, I’ve had a very rewarding experience so far, especially i...

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Which MBA programs to target?

bschool53

I am planning on retaking the GMAT but just in case I do not score higher, where should I be targeting? I plan to pursue banking or PB post mba. My stats are: 660 gmat White male 3.35 gpa. currently in financial sales The schools i am currently looking at are: Vandy USC Duke UNC Georgetown Emory ...

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Companies paying off MBA student loans for new hires?

kyzoo

Is this a thing? I live in Melbourne, Australia and was told by my doctor that her son is working in IB in the US, and got his US MBA student loans paid off when he was hired (don't have any specific company names sorry). So if in the future I take a ~$160,000 student loan to complete an MBA in the...

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Current HBS student offering Essay Reviews

OllieB

Hi, I am a current HBS student looking to help out any R2 applicants looking for additional feedback on their essays to Harvard and other top US schools (Stanford, Wharton etc.) I will review your essays and provide detailed feedback on strengths/weaknesses and actionable improvements to make for...

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Copenhagen Business School MBA Post-Grad Opportunities

bcrew13

I was recently accepted into CBS full-time MBA program and will be attending next year. I wish to go into the PE industry and was wondering if anyone knew of the opportunities that presented itself after such a program? I am willing to go into start-up tech as well, as Fin-Tech is pretty big in Cope...

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Best Non-Target / Semi-Target Undergrad?

JohnBran

Hi all, I'm a current HS senior looking to do something in Finance and Investment Bankings seems like an appealing and interesting thing to pursue. I know IB is not the end all be all, but I would still like it to be an option for me should my interest in it continue into and through college. The c...

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Davidson vs. UNC

DraxxThemSklounst

Hello, I am a senior in high school planning to major in Econ and I have to make a choice between the two schools. I plan on pursuing IB after college. Objectively, which school will be better for: -Job recruiting in Charlotte -Job recruiting in NY -Business school Thank you and any input would be ...

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Sure Tier 2 MBA vs. Uncertain Tier 1 MBA

lookingforMBAadvice

Hi everyone, I am currently in the process of applying for MBA programs. I did an international exchange program where I first studied in Europe before going to the US, and ended up graduating with degrees from both universities. I was top ~10% at my European university and valedictorian at the US ...

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Tuck v Kellogg v MIT Sloan v Columbia for Finance

badmonkey5

Military vet invited to interview at the above schools. Looking to break into finance, specifically IBD after my MBA. Looking to get real-time, unbiased info on the strengths/weaknesses of these schools. General first impressions Tuck- outstanding alumni network, may not have the same upper-level r...

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Credit Arm of MF to B-School?

Sc_ary_99

I know that mega funds regularly send people to H/S/W, but how do people from their credit arms do? (i.e. distressed/direct lending/mezz/etc.) Are they considered comparable to their PE peers? How would top B-schools view Ivy --> EB --> Credit Arm of MF...

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How good is UIUC for economics

chessdemon

UIUC is my state school and I will probably get in. I know its decent for IB at some firms through its business school however I've applied for economics which isnt in the business school. Is it still ok or no...

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Msc Economics

Merlo97

What are, in your opinion, the best masters in economics (or economics & finance) in Europe? (Not only to continue in academia with a PhD, but also to land job). I have herd of the LSE/UCL in the UK (and oxbridge obviously), of the One in Barcelona andò the Bocconi One (btw I am from italy) One pr...

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Chance me for Harvard 2+2

RichChigga

Academic Stats: I'm 23 years old, Asian, Male. Currently, a senior at Pace University (NYC) and will be joining a BB for investment banking credit. I was initially at Baruch College for 3 years with a 2.7GPA and will be graduating Pace University after 2 years with a 3.6 GPA. GMAT 730. Work Stats:...

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DePaul MSF in Chicago or Fairfield University MSF near NYC

deidara777

Hey guys! I am currently in a conflict selecting grad school between DePaul and Fairfield. I have 2 years experience in venture capital and would love to secure a similar job after graduation. I know both of them are not great schools but I only got offers from them. DePaul is said to have great r...

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How screwed am I if I attend the University of Alabama?

rejectedmonkey

Okay, so I'm a high school senior from a lower middle-class background who's been waitlisted/rejected from about 10 or so targets/semi-targets. Going into the college application process, I thought I had a real shot at most of them (I have a 35 on the ACT, decent ECS) but I think I was probably reje...

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Scholarships for High GMAT Scorers

ColdCaller

Because GMAT scores are given considerable weight in MBA programs ranking lists such as US News, some universities are trying to boost their ranking by luring in students with high GMAT scores. So much so that the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah explicitly mentions on its ...

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Which college should I select?

amt2801

Hi, I was wondering which college I should select for undergrad business. I've been accepted to IU, Purdue, and Butler, and have been wondering which choice would present me with the most career options. I've heard that IU is very strong, but after visiting IU and Purdue's business schools, I feel a...

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Has anyone taken the HBx course Business Analytics?

lumber_cruncher

I'm looking to enroll in the next Business Analytics cohort from HBx and was wondering if anyone else has taken it before and what your opinions are on it? For reference, the nonprofit I'm working for right now has offered to cover the cost for me, so as long as I'm accepted I do plan on completing...

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HELP in determining MBA ROI for non-finance person

dopher1402

Best comprehensive way of determining MBA ROI (website links, XLS models, all options welcome)? IB friend recommended I do DCF (no idea how to do this lol) My total comp is ~$85k currently, and looking to enter IB after b-school. ...

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LSE MSF vs UToronto MFE

Sigh-Yogurt

Hello everyone, I received offers from these two programs. Both are excellent programs but I really need to choose one. Could anyone give me some advice? Thanks in advance!!!!! ...

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Peace Corps Volunteer Chances

DazedandHungry

Hello y'all, I'm a Peace Corps Volunteer serving in East Africa as a chemistry teacher. Originally from the rural Midwest, and would like to eventually return. Experience: Peace Corps Volunteer -Taught over 800 students and raised their national exam scores by 40% -Coached and mentored 120 teena...

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H/W/S MBA path with diverse background

wild wild west

Hi everyone, I'm URM, female, military veteran from Ivy leauge. I have IB summer analyst experience at BB in NYC after my freshman year through diversity programs. My next summer internship will be at Boston MBB office. I wonder if I can get an advice on what my junior internship and first employm...

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Fed Reserve Research Assistant to top MBA?

Bill-gates

I'm a junior at a West Coast university (top 40) and I've been considering the federal reserve research assistant program since last year. It's 2 years and it's mostly pure economic research with statistics, econometrics, etc. Right now, I have a 3.75 GPA and have taken Calc and linear algebra. Will...

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Consequences of taking GRE for MBA applicants

rawdoge

Hi, I'm a prospective MBA applicant. I was wondering why people take the GRE instead of the GMAT when applying to b-school. Is there any consequences in doing that? For example, can you still get a scholarship? You don't really affect the school's stats by taking the GRE, so I can see that as a plus...

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Attainable Programs USA/Abroad

DistrictofSuburbia

As a backup, I'm looking to apply to a few MBA programs but unsure of my potential candidacy. I went to a top 20 US school with a double major Finance/International Relations but only with a 2.9GPA. 6 years of experience by the time of enrollment - 1.5 years at The World Bank, 2.5 years at a long-...

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Do business schools prefer regional ties?

Making Gravy

E.g., if someone takes a Private Equity job in San Francisco, better chance at Stanford, Philly/Wharton, etc....

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Consulting vs. PE for Business School

Diamandis

Hey WSO users, I'm currently a senior in undergrad having a hard time choosing between two full-time job opportunities. One is in strategy consulting at a boutique firm, and the other is an entry level analyst position at a middle market PE shop (through a family friend connection). I've already wei...

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MS Finance vs. MBA Finance

Uptown Girl

I would like to get the forums group wisdom on this. Taking out brand name of the school, networking, leadership, soft skills, etc. Please inform me (us) on the difference in actual education in an MBA focused on Finance and a one-year MS Finance program. Ready, set, GO...

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Does NYU MBA place entry-level analysts?

Am2233

Short back story: I’m from a small town and a small state. I went to a small, non-target state university and majored and earned bachelor’s in both Finance and Economics. I worked full-time in retail management throughout school while maintaining a 3.6 GPA. At school I was part of both the Finan...

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Lincoln International - MBA Recruiting

Anonymonkey1111

Hey WSO, I was looking through the interview database for Lincoln International on glassdoor and noticed a couple people say that they were asked for grades and test scores going back to college (and even HS in one case!). I haven't seen anything to this effect in the WSO interview database, so ju...

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Is it worth getting a MSc in Finance if already landed SA position?

Ben Rickert

Hi all, Is it worth doing a MSc in Finance (LBS/LSE/HEC) having already landed a SA position? Background: business management from semi-target in the UK Thanks!!...

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Transferring to target after junior year (current junior)

SkinsFan2020

I'm currently a junior at a non-target state business school (think UMD Smith, OSU Fisher, PSU Smeal, etc.). Finance major with a Cum. GPA 3.475, Major GPA 3.9. I really slacked off the first semester my freshman year and it's killing my GPA, but got a 4.0 last semester and dean's list two semesters...

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Best B-School for Dallas?

The Beltsander

2 years FIG IB at a bulge bracket + 1 year in a hybrid role doing mostly corp dev with some public and private equity investments (~10-25% of the job; focused only on insurance space). Looking at CFA and/or an MBA. For funds and AM in Dallas, where do they recruit from? Still primarily M7 or do reg...

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Advice For Applicants Considering Round 2

Personal MBA Coach

Many of you may be wondering whether you should pull the trigger and apply to business school during round 2 this winter. First, a few of the basics. While I have many applicants apply during round 1, for most schools there is no disadvantage of waiting until round 2. (There are some exceptions...

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Undergrad business Vs Computational Finance Vs Economics from a Top School

kris1970

I am a parent of a kid who goes to a Top Public/Magnet/Charter school in the country (consistently ranked in the Top 10 High School in the country) and is gifted in Math. He has gotten all perfect scores in SAT & SAT Math and AP Math related subjects through his high school He is not interested i...

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Double major Math+Finance?

BlueMonkey99

Hello! Currently I'm currently a freshman at UT McCombs school of business looking to work in finance. Possibly IB or quantitative but I'm still learning about the different fields so I am trying to keep my options open. I have been heavily considering adding math as a double major to finance with t...

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[UPDATE] Restaurant Owner/Chef Seeking Advice for MBA

bkzen

How's it hanging Monkeys - I made a post in July about my chances at being admitted to a top MBA program ([original thread](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/restaurant-ownerchef-looking-for-mba-advice)) and received some feedback requesting that I elaborate on my background, how I started a re...

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Help Picking University

King Covfefe

The time for college applications is here and I intend to go to business school wherever I go. The schools I am applying to are UGA (safety), Georgia Tech (match), Emory (match), UT Austin (match), UVA (difficult match), UMich (reach). I probably won't get into all of them, but I want to start con...

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What is the best choice for a non-EU citizen to get a job in European IB between Bocconi, St. Gallen, and SSE MSc Finance?

wsoluciano

Hello Everyone! I am an undergraduate graduating 2019. After getting rejected by HEC, I am currently applying for the aforementioned schools in Europe. Which would you say is the best if I aspired to pursue a career in Europe IB. BTW I do not speak any European languages by now....

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Sloan vs. CBS for PE

PEThrowaway215

Hi everyone. I was hoping to get some candid advice regarding whether the full-time MBA program at Sloan or CBS has better placement into PE. If you could also elaborate on the why you feel one program is better positioned than the other (e.g., stronger alumni ties, better brand recognition), it w...

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I have it down to 3 MBA Admissions firms and feedback would be helpful

ctunney

I'm applying for b-school this year and I've been doing my due diligence with vetting consulting firms. After a countless amount of calls, I'm debating between 3 firms at the moment and I'm wondering if anyone here has experience working with some of these folks? The top 3 are Stacy Blackman, Admis...

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Valuable MBA Application Insight from Current MBA's at HBS / GSB/ Wharton

ibhopeful532

All - Some of you might be knee-deep in the MBA application process (currently Round 2), and others might be considering applying next year. I was in your shoes about a year ago and know how convoluted the process can be - it's about as "black box" as it gets. Before I get any further - a bit abo...

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MBA or Masters in Finance after Finance Undergrad

StevenY12

Hello, this is my first post. Some background info, I am a senior graduating from a not a top-tier finance school (UConn). I currently do not have any relevant internships and I am worried about finding a job in equity research and or IB. So my question, what would you recommend for me to get an MBA...

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Do I have a chance at non H/S M7 MBAs?

askdawj

My profile: -Pakistani -750 GMAT -1st class honors degree from a modern UK QS ranked school (don't know about it's equivalence in terms of GPA but WES calculator says 3.7) -Will have 3 years of experience (2 at Big 4 deals and 1 at an investment bank as IB analyst). Strong deal experience and may tr...

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Help a Korean

twocatswithme

I am currently working at sales&marleting at a major oil corporation in Korea for around a year now. I fetched finance career in my undergrad but did not work out very well so I ended up here. I am pretty happy with where I am now but that inch of frustration is still there... Though I graduated uni...

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Profile Evaluation: MSF class of 2020

HA101

Hi everyone Would like to get some feedback and suggestions on my profile and some schools that I am planning to apply for MSF programs (Summer/Fall 2019 intake)? Background: GPA :3.36 Double Majors Accounting & Finance from a Top B-school in the country (Pakistan) CFA L1, Candidate CFA L2 in June ...

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Anyone from St.Gallen?

The.RealDeal

I am getting mixed signals about applying there and would love to speak with people that either went there for their Masters in Finance or anyone that even considered it. I've looked at other sites as well but too much information in this case can only be beneficial I feel. I know Europe passed some...

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Non-H/S/W worth it?

Big_Muffin

I did IBD and work on the buyside in equity AM. I'm thinking about MBA and am applying to a handful of schools: H/S/W, UChicago and something else. I know quite a few people with similar backgrounds that only apply for H/S/W and are no-go with anything else. Assuming H/S/W doesn't work out, how do ...

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Is it worth picking a school I don't like for IB Opportunities??

targetprekalum

Hi, So I live outside of Philly and if I go in-state I won't have any loans. I loved Pitt but I know that Pitt is a non-target. Penn State could be considered a semi-target and it is in-state so I could graduate without loans. However, when I visited I really did not like the place, seemed like ther...

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Do I have a shot at any top schools?

kmkayser

28 M Graduated with a degree from a small non-target called Colorado Mesa University. Majored in Exercise Science with a Minor in Business Administration. Cumulative GPA: 3.7 GMAT: 700 Work Experience - 1) Teach for America. One year post grad where I volunteered, traveled, taught English, and ran ...

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What are my chances of a top MBA program?

PElawyer1

Hi, I am from Australia and studied a bachelor of Law (honours) and a Bachelor of Arts dual degree at Monash University. I have a 3.0gpa for the dual degree. During my undergraduate, I studied abroad at Oxford University, London School of Economics and at a University in Asia. I also have a masters...

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Post-MBA Restructuring Recruiting

LordGeoff

Does Columbia Business School place well into post-MBA IB restructuring roles? I will have spent two years in O&G IB, two years in O&G PE, and will be matriculating at CBS in the fall of 2019 (Class of 2021). Appreciate the color. CBS's employment report doesn't break out different IB roles that its...

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Should you go get Pre Experience MBA

Tommy Jiang

Should you get a pre experience MBA straight out of undergrad to get a head start? or should you grind your way in straight out of undergrad....

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HBX CORe vs Smoking GMAT Quant

JohnnyLlamma45

Hey all, I'm planning to apply to MBA programs in the 10-25 range next years. My undergrad GPA was 3.0, so i'm considering taking HBX CORe. How do AdComs view HBX CORe? Has anyone taken it and applied to MBA programs? Would a strong GMAT quant score counterbalance it out just as much? My concern wit...

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What should I go for?

simone0611

Hi all, I come from a non-target school in Italy (top 10 public schools), where I got my Master's degree in Corporate finance, and I am currently working in the Corporate Finance division of a Big-4. Prior than that, I have worked at GE as an intern for less than a year. My dream would be landing a...

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Wharton Interview aka TBD

mayzin

Anyone have experience with Wharton interviews post 2012 (aka team based discussions)? Any advice would be appreciated....

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Bank to pay for analyst/associate MBA/JD?

a.d.m

Hi WSO, I’m currently an undergrad student. I am trying to figure out the odds of a bank paying for me to go to school for a combined MBA/JD program. Ideally I’d like to go from undergrad to grad school. I think it would be easier to manage when I’m younger versus older with more responsibilit...

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CEMS Second-tier or regular MIM top-tier

grady

Hi all! I am considering applying for MIMs next year, and I struggle choosing between: - CEMS MIM at second tier schools: think UCD Smurfit, CBS, RSM - but main target being smurfit which is climbing the FT ranking (now 7th though I know these rankings are controverted, but still it's indicative) a...

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What Happens To Pre-MBA PE Associates that Get an MBA and Don't Break Back In?

LordGeoff

Looking at class profiles and employment reports, it appears that there is a bit of attrition for the number of pre-MBA PE associates that actually leave with post-MBA PE jobs. Given that there are not enough seats at the table for everyone coming out of business school, where do those that fail to ...

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How good or bad is George Washington University's Masters in Finance Program?

Sudarshan

I am interested in knowing more about this program and career outcomes, if one should attend this program or not....

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Need Advice After Long Gap

bobbob2

Hello all, So I need a little advice. I graduated from a top target with a degree in finance around 3 years ago with a 3.8 GPA. I had some ok internships, but nothing spectacular. I wasn't successful in getting a full time job upon graduating, and went off travelling and volunteering for the last 3...

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Undergrad Biz/Tech - Georgia Tech, Michigan, Notre Dame

buckheadandthings

We live in GA. My daughter has been a business lead on her Robotics team for most of HS. She has applied to a variety of biz schools but “right now” wants a strong business school, preferably with a tech angle. For Early, she has schools such as Georgia Tech (probably first choice), Michigan N...

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MSF ranking Europe

Merlo97

Hi there! From what you' ve heard/seen throughout your whole career, what are the best school for a MSF in Europe (i know that it depends on the field we are considering, let's say for IBD for instance). (it d be great to have a comprehensive ranking). i d say LSE/LBS/Oxbridge >= HEC > Bocconi/Escp...

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Baylor vs. SMU vs. UTD

yo2020

I'm having trouble in which school would be best to attend for international business as well as having the best chances of getting an internship and having a high salary post-graduation. Also, considering that my parents' incomes combined are not very high, I'm really considering going to UTD. But,...

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Profile Evaluation for top MiF in Europe

jsa.bernardo

Hello guys, As you can see by the title, I need your help in estimating my chances for several top MiFs. I probably will be applying for the class of 2020. **Background:** - 20 years old and Portuguese (might be an Unrepresented Minority) - Finishing my BSc in Economics in 2019 from University of...

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Which schools and degrees in order to become a quant trader?

miara.mohammed

Hello, I'm a guy who would like to become later a quant trader in a prestigious hedge fund. I'm in Italy, studying in a french school and I'll get my baccalaureate by the end of the year. I'd like to know which schools and degrees are suitable for my ambitions, knowing that I can only study in Europ...

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Has anyone done the M.S. in Commerce at UVA?

champagnepaki

I'm an undergrad considering it for an extra shot at recruiting. Has anyone here completed the program or know anyone that has? I'm curious about the recruiting timeline and if the opportunities are worth it in 2018 (the other two threads are almost 10 years old). ...

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HEC (International Finance) or LBS (Financial Analysis) ?

lein

Hey guys! I'm having a hard time choosing between HEC Master in International Finance and LBS Master in Financial Analysis. After graduating I'd like to work in M&A in London possibly in a bb investment bank. I feel LBS would give me something more in terms of location, network and brand, but at the...

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One more tour?

rj1443

I Recently completed my 2rd year in the military. 1 of it was in flight school. I never completed the program and had 5 months following in supply corps school. I'm currently stationed overseas in Japan as a disbursing (financial management) officer as well as a sales officer which is in charge...

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LSE Msc Accounting and Finance - Chance me!

RiverMarket

Hi all, I am planning on applying for a Masters in Accounting and Finance Programme for next year (start 2019), and my 'dream' school that I would love to attend is LSE. However I am not too sure of my chances, and would love some advice from the WSO community on my profile! Other Universities that...

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Double Degree: do I have a shot?

alradax

Hi everyone! I am a master student in management at Bocconi. I am planning to apply for a double degree with a partner university and I would like to now whether I have a shot or not. Quick CV overview: - Bachelor grade: translated to a 108/110 Italian grade (Belgian Bachelor in Business Engineeri...

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University of Pennsylvania Non Wharton! (help needed)

Capitalism King

I have spent a lot of time looking into the university's interdisciplinary majors. I would like to major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (concentration in choice and behaviors) as well as Health and Societies (concentration in health care markets and finance). Does anyone know anything about ...

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I want to become a quantitative financial analyst -- help me decide my majors

ethanhennessey

I have recently decided that I want to become a quantitative financial analyst after I finish my education. I was originally planning to double major in math and finance, along with a minor in computer science. However, I learned that a math-finance double major is next to impossible at my school du...

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Unrealistic getting into S&T with MSc Finance? (London)

Terry Tibbs

I'm a final year Physics Masters student at a UK semi-target applying for MSc Finance programs (LSE,Imperial,HEC, etc.), didn't land any FO internships so my thought was to apply with a Finance Masters at a target uni to have a realistic chance at landing an internship in S&T. From what I've seen it...

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Profile evaluation Msc Finance EU: GMAT 680 (49Q,34V)

Merlo97

Hi there! I just wanted to ask you about my chances of getting into a top Msc Finance in Europe: Gmat 680 (49Q) Gpa: I am from Italy, we have average weighted (mine is about 29.3/30, so the predicted degree mark is 110 cum laude/110 (the maximum grade achievable in Italy) from a not renowned univer...

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Oxford vs LSE vs Claremont McKenna vs U-Chiacgo vs Princeton

jonnynicoll22

Was hoping for any insights or opinions on which of the following schools people would recommend. I'd be interested in either working in IB research or alternatively pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics and working at IMF/ World Bank thereafter. I've applied for Oxford PPE and LSE Phil&Econ, and expect a...

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Am I screwed for the CFA?

RiverMarket

Hi guys, Been a bit of a forum lurker so far, but I am looking for some advice. I am currently in my final year of a degree at a non-target (UK), and so I am taking the CFA Level 1 on December the 1st. The only issue is that I have covered next to none of the content so far (due to internship appli...

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Selling Magoosh account, 9 months left and don't need it

investmentbankinganalyst

Selling Magoosh account, 9 months left and don't need it as I decided not to take the GMAT. PM me if you are interested in buying it. I haven't done any of the practice questions...

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Business undrgraduate in canada(Ivey vs. Queen's commerce vs. mcgill desautels) - Currently a grade 11 student

chaunceybillups

Hi I am currently a grade 11 student at an Ontario High school. I want to know if my current mark and extra curriculars are good enough for any of the big three business programs in canada. I have a 93% average and have a 88 in english and a 98 in advanced functions and 97 in calculus. My extra curr...

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Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)

Mr. Potato

Hi guys, I've been browsing the Internet here and there searching for info about this uni and its placement. I haven't found a lot of info tho. ( the post were a bit old i.e. 2014) What is the reputation and the value of this uni? Is the admission criteria(first come, first served) a signal of the...

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MSc Finance options...

WeirdFishes

Hi all, I’m looking at going for an MSc in finance to strengthen my application for a career in IB. Long story short, I did my undergrad at UBC in Canada, Applied Mathematics, and found an interest in banking after a time-series research stint during the summer of my third year. I got a little mo...

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HEC vs IE vs ESADE vs Bocconi

aliemir1996

Hello everyone, I am an electrical engineering graduate from the highest ranking Turkish institution with 3.00/400 (Honors degree). Right now I am working as a business analyst at Deloitte Strategy & Operations and would like to pursue an MSc Finance degree at a target school. By the start of the p...

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Bocconi Msc Finance profile evaluation

slo1212

Hello, I am an Financial Mathematics student from Slovenia and I would like to know what are the requirements for Bocconi University (Msc in Finance). Profile : - EU Citizen - Languages: Slovenian, English (Intermediate Level) - GPA : 9/10 (Slovenian GPA) -1 month of internship in asset management ...

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MSF Programs: USC Marshall vs. Boston College Carroll vs. UT Austin McCombs

Jennifer-Li

I am an international student with MSF offers from UT Austin, USC, and John's Hopkins. I am currently still waiting on Boston College and Vanderbilt for MSF, and Columbia for applied analytics. Looking for some suggestions in how I should rank my options, and where might be the best place to go if m...

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Series 7 and Grad School

djca1130

Hey everyone, long-time reader and love all the advice but I searched and never saw anything about this in the past. I am going to be starting grad school in the fall and already have my Series 7 (and 66) and wondered what (if any) possibilities exist for me to keep those active while I am in schoo...

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UT BHP (business honors) vs Wash U Business

kris1970

Based on ranking, placement, I feel that Wash U is better than UT McCombs in undergrad business program. How would UT BHP compare to Wash U? often hear that UT BHP people get placed mostly in TX and there are very few who get in to top companies in NYC or Chicago or West Coast. Which is better in ...

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MBA Application Extras

Personal MBA Coach

While the MBA application essays and interviews may get the bulk of your attention, schools are increasingly adding crucial extra components to their application requirements. Below are some important application “extras” to prepare for and Personal MBA Coach’s advice on how to tackle each. ...

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WUSTL MSF Class of 2018

gothicwaffle

Hey Guys, I just got accepted into the MSF program at WUSTL and have a few questions for anyone who either recently got accepted into the program or anyone who is currently going through/ finished the program. Where did you live? Is it possible to land and complete an internship during the program...

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Can I get an IB associate position with only 2 yrs work experience before b-school?

bogahoga

Hi all, I just recently graduated from undergrad. I'm now working at a BB as an analyst in a risk management/compliance rotational program. I was also recently admitted to a top-15 MBA deferred admissions program that recruits heavily for IB. I have the option of attending the MBA program after 2 to...

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Getting into WallStreet as a German undergraduate

RIBY30

Dear WSO Community, I really need your help because there is an enormous amount of questions on my mind considering my difficult situation. But first, let me introduce myself: I'm a 19 year old german student attending a mediocre, non-target german University studying Economics. Due to skipping a c...

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SAP C_TSCM42_67 VCE Questions Answers

Bella-Jullia

Join thousands of successful professionals at VceTests and download 100% real SAP exam dumps. Our most updated and accurate C_TSCM42_67 exam dumps are key to your success in this exam. We deliver top quality C_TSCM42_67 vce questions verified by professional experts to guarantee your success even th...

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LMM PE in EU -> M7 Business School Chances

EUROPETARGET

Hey Guys, I'm currently a western european Student in my final Undergrad year at an European Target School (SSE/HEC/HSG/Bocconi/RSM) through some connections I have the possibilitty of joining a LMM PE Fund ($500 Million - $1bn AUM) in their new analyst program next year. Let's assume I would work ...

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