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AMA: Big 4 -> Military Officer -> Top 10 MBA

Rogue_Pogue_Monkey

Hello! I’m new to the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community and received an email to do an AMA. I’ll be honest, I rarely open myself up to anyone in person, much less online. But, I do this in the spirit of paying it forward. Hopefully my journey can...

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IU Kelley Prestige

tsk613

What is Kelley’s prestige on the street like? Is it easy to break into <abbr title="investment banking">ib</abbr> or or from Kelley? What’s the placement like? Thank You!

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Master Europe suggestions: HEC vs Bocconi

gbush2726

Hi there! German undergrad here (think Manheim/Frankfurt school of management/Goethe). I was fortunate enough to get into Bocconi Msc Finance (no scholarship) and HEC Master in management(no scholarship). My goal is to get into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>...

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Tricks for getting into top MBA program?

salad

Hey Guys, I am wondering if any of u know any particular tricks for getting accepting into a top MBA Program. Tricks, such as- when applying for upenn for undergraduate (but really want to go to Wharton), the school statistics have shown that students are far more likely to get accepted if they ap...

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Help me decide my postgraduate education

ZRX38

Hi, i'm a 25 year old financial analyst from Argentina (BA), trying to find one year full time MBA/MSc Finance, to further develop my carreer into either: • M&A/PE advisory • Corporate finance (business development/M&A), mainly interested in Oil/Energy sectors • Industry middle management role...

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Berkeley or UCLA?

MoneyisHappiness

Hey everyone, if I'm deadset on NYC IB, which of these two schools would provide the best OCR, alumni, and resources for NYC IB? Before you suggest other schools on the east coast, I'm only limited to these two schools and cost is not a limiting factor. Thank you for your time. ...

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Is getting an MMS/MSF and an MBA overkill?

ozilgoff

I come from a liberal arts background and I'm thinking about getting an MMS or MSF to start my career in corporate finance then getting an MBA down the line to transition to IB. I'm doing this because most MMS or MSF place into Big 4 Advisory, Quant, Marketing, etc, while top MBA programs are feeder...

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Explaining Job Transitions

fnl2021

I'm working on business school apps and wondering how to explain why I left my last job after 1.5 years. It was a well-funded ($30M+) startup company that lost its biggest client and quickly devolved into a toxic mess. Our "Chief Admin Officer" (basically just head of HR) was a huge narcissist and...

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Vet/Military Recruiting Events for MBA

mbathrowaway4321

I’m looking at applying to MBA programs in the near future. I’ve been an Army Reserve officer for a couple of years including about 10 months of active time to the Middle East (one of the non-interesting places), so technically I can check the vet box. But is it kosher for me to be going to thes...

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J-Term at Columbia - Reviews, Opportunities, Commentary, etc

blueunicorn

Hi I was recently accepted to Columbia J-term and I am beyond excited as CBS was my first choice. My background is in IB, and while I dont know for certain what I plan to do afterwards IB, IM, startups are all options I'm considering. With this in mind I have a few question for J-termers. What are...

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Profile evaluation - which schools to apply?

buckeye92

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?

bankerella2

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?

wallstreetmsc

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?

buckeye92

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 experience

Tareq-Ahmed1

Hi, 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

Flexskeet_1

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 -> IB

dontbugme

I 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)

kotet

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: Finance

sendmeinfo.ten

Stats - 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?

Anonymous Monkey

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 IB

TKZ123

I 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 experience

Tareq-Ahmed1

Hi, 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?

Flexskeet

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 experience

Anonymous Monkey

Hi, 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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Top tier MBA or MBA in city you want to work?

Nelson_Van_Alden

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?

funnyspruce

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?

lawstudent400

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 Help

VodkaRedBull

Hello 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 Undergrad

ClassOf2022

I'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 bucks

JohnnyLlamma45

For 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)

NeverOutOfTheFight

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?

Linda Abraham

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?

lofty12345

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 GMAT

Mzhavil

Hi 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 Studies

Andersio94

Hi, 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 Emphasis

financesc20

I’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 ?

ZabieRich

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 Applications

Poseidon_

Hi 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 Deferral

Herodotus

Long 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 Resume

Secyh62

Hey 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?

NeverOutOfTheFight

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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Recent Graduate Guidance

[email protected]

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 Questions

lhorinouchi19

I 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?

Juan from Runescape

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?

Eragon

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 Story

averma12

Hi 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 GMAT

Loveformarkets

Hi 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)?

technocrat

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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Advice for Rising Senior Aiming For IB

Brandon-Little

All, 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 Analysis

Loveformarkets

Hi 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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MBA to get into Banking/PE or make 200k/yr running my Amazon business?

Mergers and Executions

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?

the_NYC_dreamer

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?

geo17

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?

spenchurst

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 Courses

soupa

Hello, 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 Ratio

ether007

I'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 UCLA

theflyisnothing

College 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

ILUVBUSINESS

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 dilemma

Big4duedil

I'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?

fin360

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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Chances for an UK Master?

ladya

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 Path

quackquaker

I 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 Time

Personal MBA Coach

It 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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MBA Application Pitfalls

Personal MBA Coach

As you may recall in our recent blog post, “[Courting Your Target Business Schools](https://www.personalmbacoach.com/single-post/2018/04/11/Courting-Your-Target-Business-Schools),” we stressed the importance of showing interest in your target schools during the MBA application process. One commo...

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Anyone doing the Booth School of Business summer program in Chicago?

Wildfrat

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 Austria

mehravenky

Hi 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?

MonkeyMoo5

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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GRE Study Recipe

archiekaras497

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?

targetprekalum

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

cjin0005

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?

dawson

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?

Noobster1

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 Undergrad

Aerophage1771

So 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...

Rai99

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?

tehoriginal

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?

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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