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Help Choosing Undergraduate College (Berkeley, Duke, JHU, Brown, or Toronto (full ride))Hey everyone, I'm currently a high school senior aspiring to be a quant once I graduate. I was wondering if you could provide some advice on what undergraduate school can best help me do so. I'm considering to pursue a CS major at either Berkeley, Duke, JHU, Brown, or Toronto (full ride), though mon...
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HEC - Bocconi - Essec MSc in Finance ChoiceHi all, I've been admitted to all three of HEC, Bocconi and Essec MSc in Finance for the 2018 year. I hold a Finance/Mathematics double bachelor undergraduate from an Australian University and I'm trying to decide which course to accept and where to go. The decision is part academic, part financi...
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INDIAN ,WANT TO WORK IN IB .HEC PARIS MIM OR LBS MIM?hello to all I am an Indian currently in my last year of engineering ,i want to work in investment banking which college should i choose? LBS MiM or HEC MiM ...
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CMU vs UVA vs Stern vs UCLA for undergradHi, I'm a college senior and just got accepted to the above schools. I'm having a hard time making a decision and hope to get some help from WSO. I really want to do consulting (hopefully MBB), I'm also open to finance jobs in tech companies. I'm pretty sure I don't want to do banking/accounting. A...
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Imperial MSc Finance 47Q Submit?Hi Monkeys, I applied for the MSc Finance program back in Feb and was put on the waiting list a few weeks ago. I have taken my gmat and got a 47Q (680 overall). I heard Imperial's program is quant oriented and anything less than a 48Q is seen as a negative. Anyone have any opinions about whether I ...
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Wharton, Harvard, and ColumbiaI was accepted to Wharton, Harvard, and Columbia for MBA class of 2020. Harvard with no money. Wharton with ~40% tuition. Columbia with 100% tuition. Pre-MBA experience is IB (bulge bracket) and PE (MM ~1 billion AUM). Post-MBA I want to (1) secure a PE or VC role, or (2) find a business partner in ...
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Transfer from UVA (Pre-commerce + Echols) to GTown, Vandy, ND (Econ), Brown, WashU (Olin), Cornell (Econ), Chicago or stay?Hate UVA. Want to get some experience on the Street before transitioning to academia. Undecided major in UVA, but I'm trying for McIntire OR designing my own hybrid major with politics and business economics. Should I apply to transfer to these schools instead? I would like to be at a school with l...
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Tuck vs. Yale SOM for MBAdeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedeletedelete...
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MiM - LBS vs HEC-Yale w/ scholarshipHi all, looking for some advice/thoughts on choosing my Master in Management programs. About me: Currently based in UK w/ Asian nationality, looking to go into consulting / business development after the Masters. Location-agnostic as to where to start my career, though preferably in a major city l...
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HBS vs. GSBI got accepted into both HBS and GSB for the Class of 2020. I see several pro's and con's with each school for my particular situation, and I'm having a hard time deciding between the two. I'm interested in tech and want to live around the San Francisco Bay Area longterm, which I think would - under...
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JHU MS Applied Economics or Harvard ALM Finance?I want to boost my quant background, for HBS application iin 2 years. 2 years (currently) work experience in bulge bracket firm in Wealth Management. Considering either JHU Masters in Applied Economics or the Masters in Finance from Harvard's School of Extension. Undergrad gpa is not the best, an...
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MSF help.Hi I am applying to STEM Designated MS Finance program in US and would like some help. I am an Indian male, graduated from a decent Indian university in Economics. GPA 3.1, GMAT 690 (Q49, V36) and cleared Level 3 of the CFA program. I have been working as an FP&A analyst at a mid size textile firm ...
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Comprehensive US MSF RankingSince there is not a ranking of US MSFs I elected to make one. I’d like to thank ANT/TNA for his great list on MSFHQ.com it is an invaluable resource for anyone considering an MSF. This is a work in progress and I welcome any feedback. This is just my opinion and I welcome suggestion or correction...
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Masters in Finance : University of Arizona vs University of BuffaloHello Friends. I have applied at various universities for MSF. I have received admits from UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA and UNIVERSITY OF BUFFALO.I am really confused between the two. Can you please rank the universities....
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Masters in Finance - University of Rochester vs University of Arizona vs University of BuffaloHello everyone. I have applied for MSF at various universities. I have received admits from the following universities : 1) University of Rochester 2) University of Arizona 3) University of Buffalo I am really confused as to which university I should choose Can you please rank the universities....
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Masters online finance/bankingHi Looking for an online masters program in finance/banking, with at least some banking coverage, So far shortlisted these two Cass - MSc Global Finance (online) King's College - Global Finance and Banking MSc Any thoughts between these ? and any other options ? Great appreciate any assistance. ...
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Notre Dame vs. Brown for VC? Master's Program in Tech EntrepreneurshipI recently got into 2 grad programs and I’m trying to figure out which one to attend. Any suggestions or insights are appreciated! Goal: Eventually get into VC in the US. Background: * International student graduated from a top 15 liberal arts college/Econ major * Almost 1 year of blockcha...
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Part time program questions.Hi, Are there any major benefits to attending a PT program over EMBA at the same institution? Say... places like Booth, Haas, Ross. I'm a doc, early 30's. Director responsibilities. Looking to continue advancing towards c-suite position in hospitals/health systems. I know FT is typically consider...
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760 GMAT / 3.24 GPAHi, I wanted to solicit the board for advice. Planning on applying this upcoming cycle and wanted to make sure my plan was at least somewhat in line with reality so I can use my time effecetively over the next few months. Let me know what you all think of my situation. Thanks! Background: UGrad: To...
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Unable to calculate EBIT and EBITDAIt probably requires a simple look at the 10K, but i cannot seem to find out how to calculate EBIT and EBITDA from shipping firms like starbulk and golden ocean. I am new to the subject of finance, but I thought i knew how to calculate this. EBITDA = I am able to find depreciation, but not amortizat...
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Cornell Johnson Placement in IB/PEI've looked through the career report for the 2 year ithaca program and I am curious to learn more about where people place in IB/PE/VC as the report doesn't have exact numbers. For IB, where do most people end up? Which firms are target? (are JPM, MS, GS) What proportion end up in Tier 1 vs 2 vs ...
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Undergraduate CMU vs Rice vs UCB vs IC considering a likely future career in Financial EngineeringHi all, This is my first time posting on WSO. As an international student from China, I have received offers from Rice, CMU, and UCB for undergraduate studies in Stats/ Data Science over the past semester, and it has been quite difficult for me to make a decision on where to go. Both my parents wor...
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Undergraduate: Wharton Huntsman Program or HYPAll: I have been accepted into the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business at Wharton at UPenn as well as two of HYP. I need advice on choosing between the two styles of education. At Huntsman, I can earn an SB in Economics and AB in International Studies. I also plan to complete th...
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Work experience after undergrad for top 20Hello all, I am a rising junior at a non-target (Arizona State) studying Finance. I currently have a 3.67 GPA and plan to keep it around that or higher. I'm also vice president of a large club on campus (community service focused). What I wanted to ask is, what type of work experience should I se...
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Advice for a College FreshmenHey yall. I'm an incoming University of Michigan LSA Honors freshmen and I wanted to seek some advice. Having acquired about 50 credit hours in high school, I'm on track to graduate in three years with at least two degrees. As of now, my plan is to finish up these three years and then apply to mast...
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Personal MBA Coach: Courting Your Target Business SchoolsMBA admissions representatives want you to get to know and like their schools! This interaction is a step in the MBA application process that is often overlooked. Yet for many schools, it is a critical one. When and how to interact with business school students, staff and in some cases faculty shoul...
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BU Vs Northeastern Vs Babson Vs UIUC for business undergradHey, I'm from India. I've been admitted to all these places in the respective business schools and I'm having a tough time deciding between these for business and for a prospective career in banking/consulting. What is important for me is the career opportunities, campus life, the crowd and social l...
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MiM: LBS, LSE, HEC ParisHi all: I am considering Masters in Management at the following institutions: LBS, LSE and HEC Paris. My background: bachelor in Business Administration at a semi-target European university and internship experience at an international consultancy (not MBB though) with long-term goal being MBB in e...
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Vanderbilt vs. Amherst vs. Michigan (LSA)Hi all, This is my first time posting on this forum. I posted on CC as well. My S was fortunate enough to be accepted into some amazing institutions. We have narrowed the choices down to these 3 schools. He wants to pursue Economics and Finance and work for an Investment Bank in the future. This is...
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Are These Good Schools for NYC Investment Banking?I'll be applying to college this coming fall at these schools (in order of preference): NYU Cornell Boston College Michigan UVA Georgetown Duke Villanova Dartmouth Carnegie Mellon Notre Dame Vanderbilt UNC - only since it is in-state NC State - only since it is in-state What other schools should I...
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spend 56k for the mfin program?hello, I have got admission from Johns Hopkins university and suny buffalo for msf program. I know that they are not in the same tier. However, I can not make my final decision. And I really need your help. I am impressed by the 20k tuition and the content of courses offered by suny buffalo. The o...
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MSF Admit from UB School of Management- New YorkHi, I am looking for some guidance on whether to join a full time MSF or not. Below is my profile. Kindly take a look and please advise -- Bachelors in Computer applications ( GPA -3.8) -- 7 years of experience as a software tester testing the broker, wealth services and compliance platforms of ...
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MSF ValueHello, I am in a bit unique situation here. I recently immigrated to USA from Bangladesh. I worked for 2.5 years in relationship management in commercial banking. I know this experience has no value in USA. Now I am planning to study MS Finance. I am already selected for UT Dallas for Fall 2011. ...
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MS Quantitative Finance from SUNY Buffalo?Hello everyone, I am an international student and have the following admits. 1) Texas A&M - MS Economics (Financial Econometrics track) 2) SUNY Buffalo -MS Quant Finance? I am more inclined towards SUNY, but how is it rated amongst the recruiters? and how are the placements after the course gets co...
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Do 3 Cs on your transcript ruin your life?Hey guys... so basically the title is the thing I'm worried about. Background: international, west coast top 40 non target UC. Math and Quantitative Economics (Econometrics) double major. CGPA 3.45 4 leadership positions (1 held for two years, 1 co-founder & president). 3 internships (1 consulting f...
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Am I screwed if I don't get into Haas at UCB? So I got accepted into UC Berkeley, but am debating whether I should go or stay in Canada to attend Western Ontario with an advanced entry opportunity into Ivey business School. I alright know Berkeley is a semi-target at best for Ibanking and if I don't get into Haas then am I screwed? Any though...
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UT Austin vs UC Berkeley (Business Undergrad) - Selection HelpI live in Texas and am finishing high school there. I was accepted into UT Austin McCombs for in-state tuition, but not into the honors program which I had wanted to attend. On the other hand, I was also admitted into UC Berkeley, although for out of state tuition. Between $25k (UT Austin) and $6...
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NYC Roommate for NYU Masters StudentI will be moving to NYC in late August to start my MSRE at NYU's Schack Institute of Real Estate. I am looking to sign a one-year lease splitting a two bedroom in either Murray Hill or Kips Bay at $1250-$1650 per person monthly. Shoot me a PM if you are interested and we can discuss further. Thanks!...
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MBAs with placement in CO? Does anyone know if there are any top 25 mba programs that place well in Colorado? Specifically for real estate? ...
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UCI MSFHey WSO! UCI recently started a Masters of Science in Finance last year and I was wondering how big of a risk it would be to attend? They have no placement data yet as their inaugural class does not graduate until spring this year. Using common sense, I believe it is extremely risky to pay x amou...
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BU vs UIUC (Economics Major)Hi, I’m an international students who’s been admitted to UIUC and BU for Economics, and could really use some advice on which to attend. I hope to pursue a double degree in finance and economics regardless of which I go to, and hope to break into banking/consulting once I graduate. I am aware ...
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Imperial College MSc IWMHi everyone, I should receive an offer for MSc Investment & Wealth Management programme at Imperial. Does anybody have some info about this master’s? I’d like to work in the buy side but I’m not sure that the programme has the same reputation of a Msc Finance. Any help would be appreciate...
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How to get into the Nittany Lion Fund as a freshmen This one goes out to all of you NLF alumni and current members out there; how do I get in as a freshmen? I'm currently a high school senior and am wondering what I can do to prepare/should keep in mind for when I start my first semester in the Fall. I'd appreciate it if you went over everything fr...
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Difference between Columbia vs. Johnson vs. Stern for NYC IB? I am weighing a few offers from the major NY schools and am planning on going into IB. Large scholarship offers from NYU & CBS + NYC Cost of Living put the costs slightly higher than Johnson. I have no definitive feelings about living one place or another, I am more looking to get the best chance ...
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Williams College vs. Princeton UndergradSo I was accepted into both Williams College and Princeton University recently (also Amherst, Swarthmore, and Wash U but I eliminated those for various reasons). I'm going to school for economics with the intention of going into IB and I'm having a hard time selecting one of the two. Princeton seems...
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GPA and M7I am in undergraduate and would like to get into M7, but I'm concerned about my GPA. Does GPA score matter to M7 school in general? If so, how can I make up for my low GPA score (Or can I even make up for GPA score)? ...
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CFA L3 + BIG4 Corporate Finance Experience + LSE MSc Finance = UK Work Permit?"Hi guys, I am planning to apply for MSc Finance at LSE for 2019/2020. I am wondering how high are my chances of getting a job at IB (preferably Equity Research) with Visa Sponsorship (I am a non-EU national) given that: 1. By 2019 I will hopefully pass all 3 Levels of CFA (I will sit L2 in June 201...
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Tips for MBA campus visitsHi everyone, In about a week, I'm travelling to the US to take part in some campus visits. I'm visiting 5 places (Booth, Wharton, CBS, MIT, HBS). So far my schedule looks like: - Booth: information session, tour, class visit and social - HBS: tour and information session (see question below) - MI...
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Chances of M7/S16 MBA? And is my career goal realistic?Hey guys, I actually got into 1 of the top 2 European B-sch a year ago (that was the only school I applied at that time for some specific reasons) but decided not to go since I got my current job offer. I am thinking to apply for MBA again, but only schools in the US. I am not going to apply for rou...
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How screwed am I if I attend the University of Alabama?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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Master degree options after bachelor in accountingFor accounting professional who is bored with his/her job which master's degree you suggest Business/Management? ...
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Big Change in GMAT Exam (Fewer Questions): What do you think?Starting April 16. 2017, the number of questions on GMAT will be reduced: * Quant questions will be reduced by 6: from 37 to 31. * Verbal questions will be reduced by 5: from 41 to 36. GMAT exam will be reduced by 30 minutes. This includes a 23-minute reduction in the exam sections, as well as 7 ...
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Personal MBA Coach: Customizing Your Resume for MBA ApplicationsAll MBA applications require a resume. You may be thinking: “No problem, I already have a resume.” Unfortunately, it is not that easy. A business school resume differs from a professional one. These resumes accomplish two different goals. For a professional resume, you want to show potential emp...
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Attending a Mostly International MSF as a Domestic Student?Hi WSO, I was wondering if anyone had some insights regarding career prospects for domestic students in a mostly international program, such as Rochester or Brandeis MSF. Has anyone attended a program like this and managed to land IB/FO offers? I know that they don't often place students in FO rol...
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Alternatives for MSc FinanceHi, are there actually other programs like a MSc Finance that one should take into consideration when pursuing a career in IB/PE/VC? Greets...
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Is $80k of debt from undergrad too much?Is $80k of debt after undergrad common or absolutely unheard of? Or is it somewhere in between? Is it common for people that work on the Street to have this type of debt out of undergrad? How do they live? Do they ever regret their decision? How do they pay it off?...
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Villanova, Michigan, or University of OregonI am an ambitious high school senior who has a dream of working on Wall Street. Specifically in Risk Management/Analysis. Now, my three options for college are University of Michigan, Villanova, and the University of Oregon. Oregon: I could go to UO and have zero debt as it is my state school and ...
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NTU InterviewHey Guys! I was just called for an Interview at the NTU Financial Engineering Program and wanted to know what kind of questions I could expect? any details would be very helpful, Thanks in advance! ...
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Profile evaluation: Bocconi MSF / LBS MiM or MFA / LSE MSc FinanceHi all, I'm planning to apply to several Masters and currently have narrowed the list down to: Tier 1: Bocconi MSF, LBS MFA or MiM, LSE MSc Finance Tier 2: HEC, SSE and Imperial, NES (Russian school) My profile: - Bachelor of Science in Economics (Finance track) from #1 Russian university in Econo...
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Does not attending Kellogg MBA hinder your chances of landing MBB?I finally gave up on dreams of attending Wharton. Almsot everyone from my country at Wharton either went to IIT or IIM. So I'm currently shortlisting schools to apply to this year. I will apply to 4 max because I work like 12 hours and it's hard to apply to more than that. My post-MBA career goal...
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Round 2 MBA Applications - Mind Helping Me Choose?aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...
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Public Accounting to M7 MBA - AMAHi 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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Columbia MSOR vs. USC MSF for a career in Equity Research?Hello All, I have been recently admitted to **USC's MSF** program as well as **Columbia's MS Operations Research** program. I am currently aiming for a career in Equity Research (Also considering Asset Management). I am wondering what are you wonderful people's thought on which program would be ...
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Bocconi MSc Finance vs. St. Gallen(HSG) MBF vs. Frankfurt School(FSFM) MSc FinanceI have received offers: Bocconi MSc Finance, St. Gallen M.A. Banking and Finance, and am currently applying to Frankfurt School of Finance and Management MSc Finance. Since I'm a non-EU and have little access to the general opinions of the employers and students in Europe regarding these programmes,...
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Having serious thoughts about B-school for the first time - can anyone offer any advice?Hey Monkeys, Long-time reader/poster here. Am a bit unsure what to do at this stage in my career and b-school thoughts have started entering my mind. I'll lay out my background below but these are the main questions swirling around in my head: 1) will b-school help me get to be where I want to be ...
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[Current HS Senior] Will be attending a non-target school this fall. Need advice.edit: sorry for the really long post. I would really, really, really, really appreciate any advice, though. Hi, I am currently a senior in high school, and I will be attending a non-target state school with pretty much a full ride. I am on the East Coast of the USA. My goal is to get a job on Wall ...
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"If-converted" method within the calculation of fully diluted shares outstandingHi, I am currently learning the calculation of fully diluted shares outstanding, and I have some trouble with this part of the explanation: "*The conversion of in-the-money converts also requires an upward adjustment to the company's net income to account for the foregone interest expense payments a...
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MBA UTD with Full Ride vs Rice (Jones)So I basically have these two options on the table; full paid tuition to go to UTD and no scholarship for Rice. I'm trying to go into Real Estate PE or a REIT after I graduate, and feel like a name brand MBA would really help me get there, since though I've had about 3+ years of relevant work experi...
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Extending Military Contract or Apply to an MBA?Over a year ago I made a post about heading to flight school in the Military. After months of academics and training I actually got to the flying portion. This is where I found out that I was not comfortable with flying an aircraft, and I didn't enjoy it at all. I was put up for re-designation b...
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School Decision for Investment Management: Booth / Columbia ($$) / MIT Sloan?Hey All, I’ve had the good fortune of being admitted into 2 MBA programs and potentially a 3rd: Columbia ($$), Booth and MIT Sloan (hopefully) and am having more than a bit of trouble deciding between them. I’d love to get into a large IM firm (Fidelity, PIMCO, Putnam etc.) and work my way i...
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Chances of Top 20 MBA?Hey guys, new to the community, and looking for some advice. I'm hoping to go to either McCombs or Rice for my MBA, but I haven't taken the GMAT yet. My profile is as follows: - BS Mechanical Engineering, large state school in TX - 3.7 GPA / magna cum laude - Hispanic (edit: half hispanic, look whi...
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"Harvard" HBX credentials as EducationHey everyone, Does anyone know of people who put Harvard business school HBX listed as their main education on both their LinkedIn/resume and whether people fall for it? I was only curious since the person in question (when talking briefly in person) could only talk about their Harvard education w...
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Undergrad: Help me choose college- Please (UNC-CH vs USC vs UW-Madison vs UW-Milwaukee)Hi all, I am an international choosing to decide where to go to college next year. Sorry for the poor english now. My options are University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Southern California, and University of Wisconsins. UNC is 29k a year, USC is 49k a year, and UW is 55k a year f...
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Medical Student looking to get an MBA - do I have a chance at H/S/WSo, I'm currently a medical student at a top 20 medical school and am thinking about getting an MBA. My primary goal is to eventually go into hospital management or healthcare consulting. Background: 24 yo male STEM major @ Ivy undergrad, 3.5 GPA 95th percentile MCAT I have a couple questions: 1. ...
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Profile Evaluation: 167(Q) for MSF/ MFEHi All, It will be really helpful if you can help me on deciding what will be safe universities (if any) among the following - 1. Princeton 2. MIT 3. Carnegie Mellon University 4. LBS 5. HEC Paris 6. Haas 7. Baruch My profile Snapshot - Country - India Education Snapshot - Major in Electr...
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Which school to attend? Baruch, UCL or Warwick?Hello, i am a high school senior from China and i got the offers from Baruch(currently general program, the result of honor program application has not yet announced), University College London (economics&statistics) and Warwick (Accounting & Finance). I always want to pursue a career in financial...
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Boston College MCAS Economics Major. Am I hopeless?I will be studying at Boston College in the fall, but I will be in MCAS and not CSOM. I am planning on majoring in economics and hoping to work in investment banking. I would obviously like to work in Wall Street, but other major cities are fine too (Boston, Charlotte, Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, etc...
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F100 FP&A to Equity Research post MBAHi Folks, Looking for some guidance on ER jobs. I have about two years of FP&A experience at a major global Food & Beverages corporation (think Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Kraft) in India and will be applying to top finance focused B-Schools (Wharton, Booth, Columbia, NYU) next fall (will have roughly 4 y...
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Undergrad: USC Marshall vs Western IveyHi all, Some background info, I'm a senior in high school, US-Canada Dual citizen and I've been accepted to USC Marshall and Western Ivey. Ivey would be around 80k CAD for 4 years and USC would be 180k CAD. I currently live in Toronto, but hope to enter high finance directly out of undergrad or con...
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Cornell Johnson (full ride) v. Yale SOM (40k a year). What would you do?Hello, I've been going through this decision in the past week and I wanted the forum's perspective. I had an initial thread over the same issue a few weeks ago, but Yale came back with a revised offer that changes the calculus. Essentially, I am in a fortunate position with two great offers, but I...
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Getting Into Business School by working as a compliance analystHello all, I just got offered a legal compliance job as a rising junior in undergrad. The position will be for 13 months, and I plan on obtaining an MBA degree in the future. Is compliance a good sector to work for if you want to go to business school? Ideally I would apply with 4-6 years of experi...
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Graduate Degree: SSE Finance, St Gallen MBF, HEC MiM GE or double-degree SciencesPo/ SSE?Hello everyone First thank you all for being part of this forum and making it as great as it is. I have been a long time lurker and I really benefited from numerous valuable threads and discussions, but with the important upcoming decision where to pursue my masters I decided to reach out for advi...
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UNC ($$) vs Texas ($) for post-MBA IB in NYC, SF, Boston, or LAWould appreciate feedback from the WSO cohort here. In at UNC Kenan-Flagler and Texas McCombs. UNC gave me a decent chunk of change, and Texas threw me a little bone as well (roughly 1/3 of UNC). Both great schools, think I'd be happy living/going to both, same "tier" overall I'd say. Looking for f...
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UNC Undergraduate Business Guidance?Hello! I'm currently a high school senior, and just finished up with the college application process. I was admitted to UNC, and plan to pursue finance at KF. I'm really interested in pursuing IBD after college, and don't know anyone/anything about UNC as I am oos. I was just looking for some guidan...
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Undergraduate: Ross or SternI have been admitted into both Ross and Stern, but I am not sure which one to commit to. I want to break into PE, preferably right out of undergrad, and am aware that Ross places 8-10 at Blackstone every year, but was wondering what Stern offered that Ross does not? Which is better for a kid looking...
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Choosing the Right MBA OptionGetting an MBA does not necessarily require taking two years off from work. For many, the traditional 2-year program might be your best bet. But for others, there are an increasing number of alternative options you can consider based on your personal circumstances and goals. While all programs tea...
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What school to apply forHello everyone, I graduated in June 2017. My degree is in business administration specializing in finance and management control. Major GPA: 3.2, Overall: 2.68. I studied in France and the evaluation of my transcripts was done by WES. That's how I got my GPA. I have been in the US for a little over...
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School Choosing!Bocconi(MKT) VS Warwick(Consulting) VS WUSTL(MSF)VS Brandeis(MSF)Hey guys! I am a senior student in China and I major in finance. I will go abroad for further graduation studies and I have got these offers, please help me to choose, too hard........The pros and cons of each school I have listed as followings: 1、Bocconi pros:Top business school in Europe, I...
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Should I retake the GMAT (730)Hi - Two questions from me: - Is it worth retaking the GMAT and trying to get closer to 750? - If I didn't retake and went with my score below (730), what are my chances? Profile: - 26 year old male - White - Top 10% of the class at a Top 5 international university (LSE for Political Science) Pro...
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Bocconi(Marketing management) VS Warwick(Consulting) VS WUSTL(MSF) VS Brandeis(MSF)Hey guys! I am a senior student in China and I major in finance. I will go abroad for further graduation studies and I have got these offers, please help me to choose, too hard........The pros and cons of each school I have listed as followings: 1、Bocconi pros:Top business school in Europe, I...
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Bowdoin vs Notre Dame (Mendoza) vs UCLA/Berkeley/USC (Marshall)Title. Not sure what the best option is here. Was rejected to all ivy league schools, as this year was especially brutal admissions-wise. I'm in state for LA/Berk, so that's definitely a factor. I'd be paying full tuition at the private schools listed above. Love ND and Bowdoin, not sure if it's wor...
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Offcycle internships during MSF (nighttime vs daytime classes)I was wondering how do people intern during school on off-cycle basis. How hard are these to come by and are these usually part time or full time? I am debating between 2 MSF's, out of which one is at night/weekend and the other during the day. With the night classes I can potentially do full time i...
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Waitlisted at Multiple Business SchoolsGot into a T15, which is great - but unfortunately I've been waitlisted at THREE other schools. I would consider any of my 3 waitlisted schools a significant upgrade over my current school. I'm in an okay spot, but my current concern is how to manage multiple waitlists. Obviously you want to write ...
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MBA Options? 750 GMAT, Low GPA from Top non-ivey, 3yrs LMM IB ExperienceI'm hoping someone can give me an idea of what's a realistic bschool. Per the title, I have a strong GMAT 750, low gpa (2.7) at a top 25 school, and decent work experience, a few years of regional boutique banking. Are Wharton/Harvard/Columbia even an option here given my low gpa. I have few extra ...
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No name investment management firm I have been made an offer to work at a no name, newly founded investment management firm. If I take up this offer, would it help my mba application? My understanding is that applicants from similar industries are compared against each other. Therefore working at this firm would not help me. Th...
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Work experience vs. GMAT score for top business schoolsI am one year out of school and working BO in asset management. The job basically consists of low level accounting work for about 45 hours a week doing the same tasks every day with little opportunity to get on other projects. You can always do your best to BS in interviews, but it would be pretty h...
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Applying to Business School from Serious Non-Target I am senior student at a small private liberal arts college in Minnesota. I am pursuing degrees in economics, finance, and Spanish. In addition, I have advanced competency in python, SQL, Java, and R. My GPA is fairly poor, hovering around a 3.6. Largely, this is due to my first year of college, in ...
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Getting into top mba programs even possible or wishful thinking?Hi there I am trying to figure out if I am even able to get accepted into a top MBA program. My top two choices are MIT and Stanford. I attended Boston University and got an undergrad degree in management. Unfortunately, I was not a great student then and was D1 athlete all four year. My undergrad w...
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