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Durham vs TrinityHi, I am a recent undergraduate from Europe and applied for some business schools in the UK and Ireland. In regards to my future working career, I seek to get an entry in M&A or Corporate Development. Today I have been informed that I got admitted to Durham Business School for the MSc Accounting an...
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How To Approach A Career Goals Essay Most business school applications will require you to articulate your career goals. After all, your ambitions for advancing your career are likely what is motivating you to apply to business school. Career goals are a critical component of your application (granted, they are more important for some...
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Why do people in Finance use Excel for everything?I am doing a summer internship and people use excel for everything even if it can be done in word. A project brief doesn't need to be done in excel it can be done in word. ...
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How important are MSc grades to get a job?Hi everyone, A quick question, according to your experience, how relevant are the MSc grades to find a job? Is getting a merit, distinction, etc increase your chances of landing a job? Or the employers don't look at Master's grades that much? ...
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Edhec Msc Finance RequirementsHi everyone, can somebody please tell me what are the actual minimum requirements for Edhec msc Finance? (Gpa, gmat) I've seen a previous post about the same topic, but noone gave any actual answer. Thank you for your time....
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INSEAD EMFINHello, I'm considering applying for INSEAD EMFIN. Anyone who has knowledge and experience of attending this program? Thank you!...
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NYU Stern vs Bentley UniversityHi All, I am currently a rising sophomore at Bentley University and am very interested in I-banking. I was recently accepted as a transfer student to NYU Stern for sophomore year. Which school would be better to pursue a career in i-banking, getting internships better reputation and an overall be...
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Value of a Double Major for IBI will be attending a top undergrad business school this fall (BSBA with Finance concentration). The plan is to double major with public policy ( I think I'd enjoy it). But IB is my priority, so my dilemma is simple: Do I risk a lower GPA but more diversified education or stick to the business maj...
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1 Year vs 2 Year MBAIs a one year MBA considered less valuable than a two year MBA? What are the pros and cons between the two?...
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MBA after getting the CFA and CPA?? Hi I graduated from a non-target school with a 3.5 GPA last summer. Because of the job market, I haven't been able to get a job. Therefore, I took accounting classes at a local community college and am preparing to sit for the CPA exam. I passed the BEC section and should pass all 4 sections by the...
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Should I get a CFA or CPA or both?I was just wondering which qualification would be the best to get or if I should get both to keep my options open. I am interested in Investment Banking but also interested in Restructuring, M&A and Valuations currently have a summer internship in a Big Four firm in Financial Advisory mainly focusi...
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Is IU-Kelley a target school?Undergraduate (Finance) Regardless IU-Bloomington's overall ranking in the nation, I have heard great things about Kelley as it's one of the most valued and highly reputable for employers. Would that all be true? How about their professors and teaching staff, teaching methods, internship programs, ...
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UT Austin McCombs MBA - Consulting Recruiting 2018 UpdateFinalizing my list of B School to apply at the end of the year and thinking of making McCombs one of my schools. I did research on LinkedIn and looked at their career reports, but just wanted to ask the WSO crowd - how strong is Consulting recruiting from McCombs? (Not that good from what I've see...
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WUSTL MSF Class of 2018Hey 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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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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EDHEC Msc in FinanceHello everyone, Has anyone completed this programme and has made it to London IBD (M&A) positions? I have received an offer with a scholarship from EDHEC, but I have to decide before I get other results from HEC, LSE, or Bocconi. My profile: 1. EU passport holder, but Eastern European descent 2...
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Choosing between LBS, HEC, Vanderbilt Masters? Thanks to everyone for helping! I got a lot of great advice from several people who went to each program. ...
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Big 4 recruitment at the following schoolsKelley(IU) Gies(UIUC) Fisher(OSU) Farmer(MiamiOH) Carlson(Minnesota) I know some of these schools are higher ranked than others, but do the Big 4 generally have a large recruiting presence at all of them? ...
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MSF - UT Dallas Vs U of Rochester (Simon Business School)Hello All, I have recently gotten admits from UT Dallas and U of Rochester, both for MSF programs. U of Rochester is offering me 40% scholarship. I am a bit more inclined towards Rochester as it is closer to NYC and might provide some advantage in recruiting. My end goal is to work in TAS at a Big ...
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Hi.. I need big powered relation ship in world how about graduate best MBA?Hi. I'm Korean and I never know about top 5-6 MBA course or what they do...or else.. first of all .. I must say to my career .. I graduate top 3 school in Korea .. my major was phylosophy.. and I worked for 3D game engine speciallist for 14 years and I got Korea's president's prize and do over ...
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Which MSF program should I be targeting for banking? 3.0 IU kelleyI recently graduated from Indiana University with a degree in finance, but unfortunately my GPA is much lower than I'd like. I have been looking into MSF programs to help get a better chance at banking. I was wondering if there are any preferred programs that I have a shot at getting into. ...
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Does ranking matter? (FT Msc finance ranking)Hi, I just saw the FT 2018 ranking for pre-experience masters in finance, and it seems kinda absurd. I can understand that HEC is number one, but would have guessed that MIT would get that spot. Furthermore, I have never heard of any of the school at spot 2 through 5. Can anyone please enlighten...
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Canada: Master in Finance to break into investment banking (Pre-experience)Hi everyone! I am from Morocco and I want to break into investment banking in Canada. I will graduate from a buz school next year (GPA 3.8+, one year exchange in UT & uc3m) and I want to pursue a Master in Finance program in Canada to help me land a job in IB. Do you think it is common? If yes, then...
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MS Finance Vs Master In Financial Analysis Hello, I completed my BBA Hon in 2016 and working in private company since 2 years in finance dept, now i wanted to pursue my master degree but im confused between MS finance and master in financial analysis form U.S. Kindly guide me what will be more beneficial for me near in future and what are t...
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How much of a "hook" is legacy at a college?This is not a troll post, so please bare with me. I'm currently a high schooler about to start my sophomore year at a super competitive high school. I had a really weak freshman year (3.92 GPA, no clubs/extracurriculars besides piano), but I'm planning to bounce back next year. I have multiple AP cl...
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Help on my College List (Investment Banking/Finance)Reaches 1. UPenn 2. UCB 3. UMich Ross Targets 1. UVA 2. Georgetown 3. UT Austin 4. UNC 5. USC 6. Boston College 7. Emory 8. Northeastern 9. UCLA 10. Boston University Safeties 1. Indiana University 2. Villanova 3. Fordham 4. Baruch ——— US Citizen - Asian Stats - GPA : (unsure) I hav...
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Bentley, Suffolk, Syracuse, HofstraAnybody know anything about Syracuse, Hofstra, Bentley or Suffolk MBA...im probably going to do a MBA/MSF (mainly to differentiate myself from the pack)...and i want to make sure i go to the best school i can.. I have been told that Top Hofstra places in BB and def in middle market....and Bentley t...
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Articulating Your Personal StoryIf I think about the area in which my candidates often need the most help, crafting a winning personal story comes to mind first. Defining the story may be the hardest and the most important part of the application. I advise my candidates to start this process months, if not years, in advance! The g...
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H1B Visa post MBA finance Where should I apply for my internship? Im planning on staying in the US post MBA and I am looking for internships with potential jobs post graduations that offer an H1B sponsorship. Any advice? ...
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MSF schools BC MSF/Villanova MSF/UVA Ms in commerce(finance track)/WUSTL MSF (WAM)Hi everyone. I am a senior at a top 35 liberal arts college, international student, majoring in Statistics. Had an internship experience at a hedge fund in Hong Kong. I am targeting my career in IB/Asset Management ideally. Planning to work either in NYC/Boston or Hong Kong. Prefer in the US. I have...
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Bocconi AFC vs ESCP MiM Hi guys! I received offers both from Bocconi for the Accounting and Finance Master and from ESCP for the Master in Management. I am Italian, 2 experiences in Italy (one the finance team of a firm and one in a M&A boutique), graduated from Bocconi in Bs International Economics and Finance and I wou...
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MPhil in Finance Cambridge vs. MFE Oxford vs. MFE or MF LSE vs. MFA LBSHi everyone, I am currently a student in Paris in what we call Grande Ecole (Centrale Paris more specifically for those who know what it is) and I'm willing to apply to a Masters as part of a double degree (you have to know that Centrale Paris is an engineering school which forms the best engineers ...
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Do Business Schools have different average GPA standards for each major?Every graduate business school has an average GPA that they have on their websites. Does this average GPA standard change depending on an applicant's major? For example, do business schools have a higher average GPA standard for undergrad business majors compared to engineers? ...
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Worth Attempting to Transfer from Semi-Target to Target?I am currently at a semi-target(BC). I was wondering if it is worth it to transfer to a target school for opportunities. I had pretty high stats in high school(4.0 UW GPA/34 ACT, sports, leadership, volunteering, etc), and am doing very well academically here so far. I am doing well here, but I I we...
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Best Way to Prep for GMATI'm about to start studying/prepping for the GMAT and am hoping someone can share some advice with me. Which books are best? Should I take a course? Any other useful tips to know before spending time and money that will help me get the best score possible? Thanks a lot!...
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HBS Stanford and the all that comes with it Hey Guys first post here, My Background I come from a third world country and did my undergrad in a good school in Europe mainly focused on hospitality (Ranked top 3 in hospitality) got a BBA and two hospitality diplomas and a specification in marketing. I then went to work at my family's firm we ...
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Women in Finance Scholarship applications due on June 30**The deadline to submit applications for the [2018 FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship](http://www.fincad.com/about-fincad/corporate-information/scholarship) is Saturday, June 30 at 11:59pm EST. Please plan accordingly.** -- ![women in finance scholarship](http://go.fincad.com/rs/148-KHY-893/images...
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Do you want an HBS MBA?What is Harvard seeking in its applicants? You'll find out at Wednesday's live webinar. Learn everything you need to know about acing the HBS application during our upcoming webinar,* Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. [Register for the webinar to reserve your spot.](https://reports.accepted...
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Best GRE in-person classes?Can anyone give insight regarding whether the following in-person classes for **GRE** prep are worth it: Kaplan - $1074 Princeton Review - $999 Xceptional Prep - $549 Manhattan (Online) - $999 Veritas Prep (Online) - $999 Others??? I strongly prefer an in-person experience. However, I've seen goo...
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Is Harvard a target school?Hi everyone, I'm a rising junior at a top non-ivy school. Through a recent internship, I had the opportunity to talk to a number of professionals, many of whom had attended top ivy league schools. The analysts and associates I talked to told me that due to increased competitiveness for IB jobs in r...
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MSc in Quantitative Finance vs. MSc in Finance and Accounting to get into IB?Hello there. I got accepted to the QFin and to the Finance and Accounting MSc programs at the WU in Vienna. I plan to eventually go into IB and move to the US (although there is still a looong way to go). Pros for each program: Finance and Accounting: - Possibility of exchange semester at the Uni...
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MSc Finance at LSE or HEC Paris?I have offers to study an MSc in Finance at LSE and at HEC Paris. I realise I am very lucky indeed to have the opportunity to study at either of these universities. I am extremely keen to break into M&A at a top tier bank. I would be really interested to know which of these two courses would be the...
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Advice for a friend: MBA vs MSF Hey guys, so I have a friend who went with me to a top 3 liberal arts school and he graduated in 2013. He is the first from his family to graduate from college and he has been teaching tennis for the last 4-5 years. He's trying to make a career change into either tech or real estate but he never was...
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HEC MiM for an Italian studentHi guys! I have been admitted to the HEC MiM. I have to decide between this program and AFC at Bocconi University. I am Italian and I hold a bachelor degree from Bocconi; I hope to work in IB after graduation either in Italy or London. I think that HEC MiM could be a nice plus on my CV for the UK...
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What are some ways I can improve my professional profile outside of work?Hi, I am a recent college graduate that is currently working in commercial banking as a credit analyst. My current goal is to improve my profile to be competitive in top MBA programs after 4-5 years of experience. I have a 3.94 GPA from a non-target (Finance & Accounting), with multiple leadership e...
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Biggest Decision of My Life: Undergrad B-School Hello Wall Street Oasis Community, As a senior in highschool, I have one of the biggest life decisions ahead of me: where to attend college. As a preface i'm a pretty motivated student as I have engaged in equity research and co-foundend a VC backed start-up. I have never been faced with such a c...
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What's special about MIT's master of business analytics?Never had heard of it before seeing it on poets and quants. Here's the link, didnt know if anyone knew anything not on their page. http://mitsloan.mit.edu/master-of-business-analytics/...
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Studying for technical interviews as an engineering majorI'm a rising sophomore at a top school that's almost completely focused in science and engineering; there are departments in economics, business, and finance, but my major is in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and I don't wish to switch out. I'm also considering finance as a career and ...
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Biglaw PE to Bschool to PE28 year old current second year associate at a vault 5 biglaw firm where 100% of my work is M&A for marquee name PE sponsors. 3.7 UGPA in finance from mediocre state U (but summa cum laude because of odd transfer circumstance and 3.98 at school I transferred to), top 5% at top 20 law school (summa, ...
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Personal MBA Coach’s Takeaways from 2018 AIGAC MBA Applicant Survey This is a very exciting time of year for me, for Personal MBA Coach and the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants (AIGAC). This week, as the chair of the survey committee, I presented the 2018 results to admissions directors of 25+ top MBA Programs including HBS, Booth, Kel...
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Getting started early to prepare for an MBA?If you are thinking about getting an MBA, you need to start NOW...even if you are still 2 years out from applying! Make sure that your profile is MBA ready. Are you prepared for the quantitative rigor of the program? Are your GPA and GMAT/GRE test scores within the 80% range? How has your profession...
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Compilation of 2018-2019 MBA Deadlines and Essay Question AnalysesThe 2018-2019 MBA application season is well under way. Most schools have released this year’s deadlines and many have released or confirmed the application essays. Here is a round up from Personal MBA Coach along with our tips for tackling the released essay questions. HBS, Yale SOM, LBS, Kellog...
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Accepted into target MSF/MMS, should I go?I've recently been accepted into an MSF / MMS at a target school (both undergrad and grad programs are targets). I was a liberal arts major so it's been hard trying to get finance-related roles. I'm currently a Financial Advisor at a Fortune 75 company. If I go, I will definitely get a better job th...
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Georgetown McDonough vs. NYU Stern (PT Programs)Hi everyone, I have been working for a F100 since 2011. I started as a management analyst and recently got promoted to a senior consultant role within strategy department. At 2014, I applied for top MBA programs and got in top 7 schools. During my decision process, I learnt that my wife was pregn...
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How To Get Into The Undergraduate Program At NYU Stern: A Quick GuideHello Stern hopefuls. I am currently a student at Stern, and in an effort to procrastinate applying for internships/jobs next summer (yes, it starts this early) I decided to write some things I wish I knew when applying to Stern. Being one of the only direct admit business school programs in the cou...
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Best options for transferring colleges?Long time lurker of WSO. I've read almost every post on here about "target/semi-target" schools and transfer friendly schools but I'd like your advice on my scenario. I am currently a sophomore at Arizona State studying Finance at the W.P. Carey School of Business. My GPA is a 3.5 and I'm vice pres...
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How early should I apply for ED of CBS?All, As far as I know, CBS ED round has a rolling basis system. Does anyone know by when an applicant should apply to fully take an advantage of a rolling basis system? Given ED round's actual deadline in early October, are you guys thinking applying by Aug. is enough? Thx....
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Thicc Bois & BschoolCurious for all you kids who've done bschool already, how many of you were able to make it through without gaining weight or even lost weight despite the heavy drinking. Anything y'all (or maybe your classmates who were successful in doing so) found particularly helpful for keeping your fupa in chec...
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About to graduate from HBS - Ask Me Anything (AMA)About one year ago, I did [this AMA](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/finished-1st-year-at-hbs-ask-me-anything-ama) about finishing my first year at HBS. Two years ago, I did [this AMA](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/headed-to-hbs-in-the-fall-ask-me-anything-ama) about being accepted ...
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View of UPenn College Of Liberal Arts And Professional Studies Students in Private Equity Hello Monkeys, I am long time lurker on WSO. I have learned a lot from you all, and now I am in a personal dilemma. I have spent the last eight years in the military (enlisted) working various administrative type jobs. Now, I want to break into private equity and start a new career. I have been acc...
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MSc Finance UCL vs CASS vs IEHi all, I am Adem from Istanbul. I currently hold offers from the MSc Finance from CASS, University College London(UCL) and at IE. After some research on all three, I am still hesitant as to which to choose. My goal is to end up on an Investment Banking in London. My profile: -28 yo -BSc in polit...
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Which Targets Should I Apply To?I am currently a rising sophomore at a semi target ranked ~30s. I have about a 3.8 GPA and some good involvement in clubs and business competitions. I want to apply to transfer to some target schools as a junior, but I'm not sure which schools are "worth" the move from a semi target. Obviously Harva...
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MASTERS OF FINANCE: John Hopkins MSF VS USC MSFI will be applying to (only) USC and John Hopkins masters in finance. My question is, if I do get into both programs (hopefully i do!), which program do you think would satisfy my interests? What are YOUR opinions on both programs? Background: -Graduating with bachelors in finance and non target ...
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B School ProbationWhat happens if you fail a final exam at school? I go to Booth and I pretty much just bombed a final....
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Transfer to Georgetown? (Undergrad)I'm currently an undergrad at Washington University in St. Louis studying engineering. I've successfully recruited for banking and am now thinking about the next step (PE, MBA, HF, CorpDev etc). I've been accepted to transfer to MSB, and I want to because the alumni network seems amazingly strong,...
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Imperial MSc Finance and Accounting vs. ESCP MiM vs. IE MIFHi all, I currently hold offers from the ESCP MiM (two years), Imperial MSc Finance and Accounting (one year) and the Master in Finance at IE (one year). After some research on all three, I am still hesitant as to which to choose. My goal is to end up on a leveraged finance desk in London, althou...
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Northwestern Summer ClassesHey guys, so I have decided to attend nNorthwestern next fall as an incoming transfer student. Would any of you recommend taking summer classes to complete a few distribution requirements as well as take 1-2 major classes (econ)? I am currently interning at a family friend's technology company withi...
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Internship During an MBAI am planning on joining the military after undergrad. I have a finance internship right now, and I want to come back into the field after my service ends, whenever that may be. It's probably too soon to be looking that far ahead but I am just looking for a little advice concerning the timeline of s...
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Freshman at target (but not in business school), how do I make it in IB?I am an incoming freshman at a target. However, I am not in the business school but have already made plans to attempt to do an internal transfer. I have a goal, as cliche as it might sound, to land a job at BB upon graduation. What advice do you guys have for me when it comes to networking with a...
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HELP!! Advice LSE MSC STATS VS CASS MSC INVESTMENT managementHi, Can you guys give me some advice. I have offers for an; MSc Statistics - LSE MSc Investment management - Cass I just completed my undergraduate degree at Cass, and want to start my career in Asset Management/HF. Which course is better to get into that field, reputation (LSE) or relevancy (Ca...
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Business School and GMAT ForumHi all, I am Adem from Istanbul. I currently hold offers from the MSc Finance from CASS, University College London(UCL) and at IE. After some research on all three, I am still hesitant as to which to choose. My goal is to end up on an IB in London or Amsterdam. My profile: -28 yo -BSc in politic...
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Investment banking after 10+ years of engineering?Hi folks, I just joined this forum and need some advice. I am an engineer in Silicon Valley with an MS in CS and about 12 years of total work experience. I am doing good career-wise but I am not a super achiever by any means, both in terms of rank and salary. I make about $150K annually, and I susp...
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PWC Corporate Finance internship VS. Masters in Finance Hey all, Currently got 2 offers on the table which I am pretty excited about, but having lots of difficulty on what to choose. I can either intern at PwC's Corporate Finance department in M&A's or choose a cheap Masters in Finance. The Masters in Finance is at a Dutch university, making it very c...
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Cass London Msc Investment Management vs Msc Corporate FinanceHi, I hold an offer for the Msc in Corporate Finance (CF) by Cass business school. Upon my request, the school has confirmed that I might be considered for the Msc in Investment Management (IM) alternatively. I choose CF because I am interested in M&A, valuation and financial modelling. However, ...
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Olin vs MendozaFirst time poster here. I was accepted to both Mendoza and Olin (w/equal scholarship) for my MBA. Post-MBA I will be looking to transition to consulting from my current background of specialized audit for a Big 4 firm. After reviewing the websites and talking to alumni for both schools I have come u...
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Graduate CertificateHi Guys, I was wondering. Would a graduate certificate in corporate finance(4 courses) from Harvard Extension School or similar be helpful in offseeting a very low non-finance gpa from a non target, given a great GPA in that? And what prospects would that offer in terms of MM and boutiques?...
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Seeking advices about the MSF programI am graduating in a month from University of Southern California with a BA in History. Currently, I have been admitted to Simon (80% scholarship) and still waiting to hear back from WUSTL (Asset Management Track), UIUC, Brandeis, and JHU. Their notification dates are all after the Simon deposit dea...
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College Selection_Where should I go for my career? Hi everyone! I am a junior transfer student. I am currently admitted to UMich, USC, BC, Vandy, and possibly UVA. I plan to pursue a career in either investment banking or consulting. Which school is the optimal choice for me? Besides, in terms of graduate school application, which one has the bes...
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INSEAD MBA 2017 placement stats out and they are phenomenal!http://images.marketing.insead.edu/Web/INSEAD/%7B4dc74af8-ebef-42c8-b3a0-556184f6cb70%7D_MBA_EMPLOYMENT_STATISTICS.pdf ...
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GPA Screening AdviceHey guys I'm coming from a non-target with a 3.6 vs 3.78(major GPA). Is it better to leave the major GPA on there and also use it for the online screening questions. It doesn't seem like a huge difference but from what I've heard, non-targets generally have a higher cut-off like 3.75-3.8. I have a f...
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UK Target UnisHow would you ranks the following for job placement in the City: Oxford, Cambridge, Warwick, Bristol, Edinburgh, KCL, St. Andrews, Durham, Nottingham, LSE, UCL, Imperial, Bath, Exeter, Manchester and Newcastle...
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Chances of Admission at Oxford's Masters Financial Economics Program.As an aspirant investment banker, I have intentions of pursuing a career in investment banking or any such career closely relevant to investment banking. I graduated from an american university that is ranked in the top 40's, along with a year of work experience in investment banking in the form of ...
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Cass Msc Investment Management London and Lancaster Msc FinanceReceived offers from both-Msc Investment Management from Cass (Msc Finance was my first choice) and Msc Finance from Lancaster -awaiting response from Warwick, Cranfield, Edinburgh (for Msc Finance ) and from LBS (MFA) 2 questions: 1)Given that FT ranks Lancaster at 27 and Cass at 20 (for Msc Fina...
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Economics Major at Cal Berkeley - What classes should I take for IB or PE jobs?Hi, I am an Econ major at UC Berkeley. What classes are recommended to break into IB or PE jobs? Thanks...
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Dartmouth - Tuck School of BusinessI know there's been threads in the past on Tuck, would love to hear some recent feedback on the program. For anyone who attended/currently attends Tuck: 1. What has your experience been like so far? 2. Did you choose Tuck over an M7 program? 3. What are you aiming to do post-MBA? (Fine if want to ...
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Unusual Situation - How should I think about business school?I'm a current Investment Banking Analyst at MS / JPM with an offer for a well-known PE shop that has a track record of placing associates in GSB / HBS. The PE shop is fairly well known amongst the industry with a rising trajectory in terms of prestige. I am thinking about applying to business scho...
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Pension Fund Jobs Post-MBA?Does anyone have any information about pension fund jobs as a post-MBA career option? Such as how prevalent they are, how difficult to get, and do you need certain pre-MBA experience?...
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Best MS school for Financial Engineering or related area in EuropeCan anyone provide me with the rank for MS in Financial Engg or related area? KU LEUVEN UNIVERSITY OF AMESTARDAM WU VIENNA VRIJ UNIVERSITY University of OSLO KTH Germany EISTI France ETH ZURICH TUM MUNICH...
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MiM Choice: MSc Management (Bocconi) VS. CEMS MIM (UCD Smurfit)Hi There, I plan to start a MiM next year and I have shortlisted two offers I got: - MSc in Management at Bocconi - CEMS MIM MSc in International Management at UCD Smurfit In case I was admitted for the MSc in International Management at Bocconi, my decision would have been made in a few seconds. ...
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2018 UK Target Uni - MSc - for FO jobs: put your POV2018 guide (obviously based on my experience and from various rankings) TARGET: Oxbridge, LSE, LBS, IBS STRONG SEMI: Warwick, UCL SEMI: Cass, Edinburgh, Bath, Manchester, Durham Other SEMI: Exeter, Queen Mary, Bristol, Kings, and so on through the Russel Group. Decent chances to get a FO job b...
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Notre Dame Master of Science in Finance Thoughts?Hi All - I Was looking to see if anyone had any new information on the Notre Dame masters program located in Chicago? I see there hasn’t been too many posts on it over the past few years. I am local in Chicago and am contemplating applying for it this year. Has anyone completed the program? If ...
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Maximizing Post-MBA Salary Assuming we're looking at a 15 year time horizon post-MBA for someone who didn't do finance pre-MBA, what are some career pathways post-MBA that would maximizing the NPV in the 15 year time horizon? Does doing IB post-MBA beat out (total compensation wise) all other options including PM at FAANG?...
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Straight to Fordham or wait for Cornell?I'm in a dilemma WSO and I need an alternative perspective from what I'm being told. I'm looking to land a S&T position at a BB. Currently im at Community College and will be doing 1-2 more semesters depending on where i want to transfer to. I'm being told that doing 2 more semesters then **attempt...
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UVA vs Vandy for undergrad.Echols Scholar for UVA, which means I don't have to take the core curriculum and I have priority course selection over other students. Vanderbilt is about 7k cheaper. These are the factors I am weighing right now. Other than that I'm looking to you guys for help. Is there truly a significant gap bet...
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Msc accounting and finance London school of economicsMy chances of getting an admission in Msc accounting and finance at London school of economics with 3.9 Gpa in bsc accounting and finance from london school of economics Teacher’s assistant of intro to economics 710 Gmat score ...
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International Msc in Management at Nova SBE or a Msc in Management (English) at Bocconi??I need some advice about which msc is better to pursue an international career and have the opportunity to work in such countries as UK, France, Belgium etc. I have been accepted to the MSc in Management at Bocconi and I know about the good reputation of the University, but I don't really know abou...
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U Michigan vs. U ChicagoI already got accepted into the University of Michigan- LSA and my plan is to get into Ross Business School by sophomore year if i decide to go there. I also got deferred from the University of Chicago. If I happen to get in for regular decision, which school should I go to? Which school has better...
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Reinvent myself & get out of BOHey, I am sure this topic has been beaten to death but I could use some help. Currently I am working in Baltimore at MS's back office and I have IB dreams. I realize getting into IB is an uphill battle and I am driven to make the climb. Before I go ahead and do something that may waste 6 months of ...
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"UChicago [undergrad] sorta helps with getting good positions but not nearly as much as you hope." True?"Don’t go to UChicago unless you are willing to work your butt off, the social vs work life balance is not good, parties are mediocre, there are some cuties but overall students are less attractive than at other top schools. **UC sorta helps with getting good positions but not nearly as much as yo...
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