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State School Undergrad = NO CHANCE FOR M7???Hello monkeys, I've been on this forum for quite awhile now, looking through the MBA section specifically. I realized that a lot of you guys went to a prestigious undergrad program before landing a FT job -> M7/T15 MBA. However, I went to a state school barely broke the 100's! I've been promot...
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NYC Part Time MBALooking for advice on best part time mba program other than Stern in manhattan. Any help be much appreciated. ...
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University of Illinois or University of WisconsinI'm a high school senior, and unfortunately got rejected from my top school (Notre Dame). Fortunately, I was blessed with acceptances to U of I and UW-Madison. I am instate for U of I (total cost ~$30k), which leaves UW at approximately $50k. I liked the UW atmosphere better, but not $20k better. I ...
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Study Abroad opinions on schools Choosing between a few business schools for winter semester junior year. Any thoughts, warnings, or positive feelings towards any of these? Spain: IE or ESADE Stockholm University of Economics University College Dublin Copenhagen Business School LSE University of Economics, Prague ...
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Fully Online MBA / Field Engineer?Brief about the profile: Work experience: I work in the oil industry as a field engineer. I'm in front of a computer in the middle of nowhere all day. I was accepted into LSU's MBA Full Time MBA program and was planning to start last August, but a week before class started I was offered a job I cou...
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Looking for an unusual internship over my senior year summerSo I am majoring in finance and I would like to attempt to get an internship under my belt before going to school. I am probably going to go to IU and do the ACE Program (I also got accepted to Stern but it is too expensive). MY question is do you think it would be possible to get an internship ou...
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School Selection Advice: Cambridge vs LSE for a non-target majorThis is my first time posting. I'm currently trying to decide between an MPhil in International Relations at Cambridge and MSc in International Political Economy at LSE. I was wondering if any of you would have insight into whether one school/program would look better when applying to banks after I ...
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London IBD/Fin. Restructuring – LSE Law and Accounting vs IE vs ESCPHey guys, I just wanted to ask for some opinions and hints here. My goal is to work for a financial restructuring firm post grad (or IBD if that does not work out). To my best knowledge, HL and PJT are the only ones recruiting directly on FT RX positions. Unfortunately, I did not (and will not) fin...
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UCL vs. Cass vs. Imperial Dear fellows, I have a decent profile in terms of CV - M&A top-tier BB/EB internships, mid market private equity, big4 advisory & startup - plus okay grades (fullfilling 2:1, German BSc. from non-target, convertable to a GPA of 3.3/4.0). Furhter I wokred as a tutor in a finance elective at my univ...
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Which MiM? IE, ESADE, LBS, ImperialHello all! I have applied to the following: IE (MSc International Management) - Accepted ESADE (MSc International Management) - Accepted LBS (MSc Management) - No response yet Imperial (MSc Management) - No response yet I am 24 yo from Europe and I have an undergrad degree in Economics from ~top 2...
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IIT MSF I am wondering what information the WSO community has on the program. It would be great to get opinions from past students on the quality of education and placements around the Chicago area. The program is highly ranked on the FT MSF rankings, yet I have seen mixed reviews online. Any help would b...
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Advice needed!! UVA's MSC, Umich's Master of Management or Babson College's MSEL?I am an international student. Currently in a dilemma of choosing the Master program among UVA's MS in Commerce, Umich's Master of Management and Babson's MSEL. My possible future plan after completing the Master program would be to, first, get a job in a giant, preferably in consulting, for 2-3 yea...
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Undecided about which Boston MSF program to go!Hello all! A few things to consider: International Student going back home after completing the MSF. Don't have much savings, and my income potential after graduating is much lower because I wouldn't be working in the USA hence salaries are inherently lower. Will have Fulbright Scholarship which ON...
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Best European Quant Finance/Financial Engineering ProgrammeSay, rates/equity derivatives sales & trading is the goal Any picks? - Imperial Risk Management and Financial Engineering vs EPFL Financial Engineering vs Oxford MCF vs anything else...? Also, do IBs/HFs have a bias towards recruiting people from straight math/engineering/physics backgrounds rath...
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Why did QMUL loose its ranking in FT Msc Finance ranking 2017?So, I have offer from QMUL for MSc Investment and Finance. One of the main reason for selecting it was the coursework, location and membership in Russell Group. But then I checked the FT MSc Finance Rankings and saw that QMUL was ranked #39 in 2015 and #37 in 2016 but not even mentioned in the list ...
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Apple vs. PC Laptop for B School?Apologies in advance as I'm relatively tech illiterate, so may be a dumb question - I'll be headed to business school this fall, and I am currently without a laptop (had a Macbook Pro 13" from college but has since died). The question is, what do people recommend? I do like the Macbook Air as it's ...
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What should I do over the next 3-5 years to improve my chances of an M7 B-School Admit?I'm in my final year of my undergrad at one of the Indian Institutes of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) My profile: GPA: 8.3/10 (not really sure how that scales into the US 4.0 GPA system) GRE 335/340 I'll be joining a tier 2 consulting firm in July this year. Internship: Unilever (2 months):...
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SAT to GMAT Score CorrelationThe only real correlation between how you do on these tests is your aptitude as a standardized test taker. If you are a good test taker, that will definitely help you with the GMAT. How Well does the SAT Predict Your GMAT Score? Unlike what some people believe, the GMAT isn't easy and in more case...
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LSE Finance VS Columbia Financial EngineeringHello, Here some background. I've been admitted into these two programs, my goal is to work in IBD (ideally M&A) and I would like to end up in US soon or later. I am a European engineering grad with some internship experience (equity research and now IBD in a BB bank). Below pros and cons of the t...
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Amherst College v Durham UniversityI'm currently set to start studying at Amherst in a couple of weeks, but after spending the summer working in America (I'm an international student), I'm beginning to have some doubts. In short, while I understand that Amherst has a strong reputation, small but close alum network etc - I'm not convi...
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Pace Lubin Finance BBA: What Next?So I'm currently getting an AAAS from a community college to save money, and then transferring to the Pace University Lubin School of Business. My intent is to complete their BBA in Finance, at the downtown Manhattan campus. So to all of those who already have a job in the IB world: What should I...
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Accept Full-Time Offer or Pursue Master's Degree? (Profile Evaluation)I am currently doing an off-cycle internship at a MM Investment Bank and I only have one semester left of my undergraduate studies. I have always wanted to do a top Master's program but if I receive a full-time offer from the bank I am currently at then it would be a tough decision. I know I can alw...
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Michigan is now M7Michigan is now ranked seventh. Booth is tied for first with Harvard. No other big changes except maybe Yale dropping out of the top 10. MBA Rankings...
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Profile Evaluation - Bocconi (Msc. Finance) or LSE (Msc. Finance)I am currently doing an IB internship at a MM IB Bank and eventually plan to apply for a master's. I would really appreciate some input on my profile in order me to get an understanding of my chances for getting enrolled. Undergrad: B.Sc. Business and Economics, Major in Corporate Finance. GPA: 4....
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CFA or Executive Master in FinanceHello, I am working in the Asset Management industry within the business development department. I would like to go into the investment side, starting as an investment analyst or equity analyst, and becoming a portfolio manager in the future. I am trying to boost my career on that track and I am won...
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MSF Programs: USC Marshall vs. Boston College Carroll vs. UT Austin McCombs I am an international student with MSF offers from UT Austin, USC, and John's Hopkins. I am currently still waiting on Boston College and Vanderbilt for MSF, and Columbia for applied analytics. Looking for some suggestions in how I should rank my options, and where might be the best place to go if m...
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The Future of the MBAHi All, I’m new to this site, but wanted to get commentary from likeminded people about whether or not to pursue an MBA. My rule of thumb is that it’s only worth consideration from a T-20 program, especially if an employer or grants aren’t paying for it. Yet, with a six-figure price tag wil...
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Nasty Undergraduate Academic Record, which MSF should I apply for ? I read someone mention FT is the only website that ranks Master of Finance program and there are other articles about "target school" such as Business Insider. Anyhow, I am an undergraduate student at Northeastern University, had 2 accounting co-ops, one as audit intern in Deloitte but the branch i...
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Over 30, still no undergrad, finance career options?Hi! I'll forgo the story unless anyone asks for it but, I dropped out of university to be a chef, found success in that career, but the job is becoming physically unsustainable as I age. I want to attend university with a definite career goal this time, and my only other real interest besides food ...
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MSF Programs Rochester/JHU/WUSTL/USC/Bentley/BabsonI'm an international student majored in finance at BU Questrom. Got a terrible gpa (2.89). I'm at home in China for a gap year (doing an intern at a brokerage firm I'm planning to go back to the US for graduate school to rebrand myself and try to find a full time job after graduation. I prefer east...
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--Ask Personal MBA Coach-- Advice and Tips: What to do if you have too many recommenders to choose from? I recently had a discussion with one of my clients about his recommendation strategy because he faced some tough decisions. Like many of you, he had multiple people he could ask for a recommendation and did not know wher...
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MSF with work experienceI know most MSF programs don't require work experience, but I was wondering if anyone had any insight about doing an MSF program with 1-2 yrs of prior work experience and how that impacted recruiting for analyst positions. My goal is to break into banking (either Houston or NYC would be fine with me...
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Bocconi vs IE vs ESADE Undergrad?I'm currently a senior in high school hoping to go into consulting and am looking for advice on which undergrad programs I should look at. I'm spending next year working in Guatemala which is why I haven't completed applications yet. I'm looking for the best international bachelor degree that I can ...
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Kennedy School of Government (and schools of the like)There seems to be a lot of jerking off to the MBA degree (and to some extent the MSF) for getting into Finance, and this is absolutely rightfully so. However, in discussions about the HKSG (and other related masters programs) I have noticed that people often go on to work at places like World Bank, ...
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710/3.6 for Top 10Got a 710 which I know isn’t great. Especially because all my practice exams were 48Q/40V and my actual test was 45Q/42V. I’m applying from public sector with experiences in nonprofits and government work. I’m hoping to have a shot at HBS and am also interested in Yale SOM since they seem to l...
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Can an MBA help me get into Investment Banking?I currently have a operational background that supports sales and trading and I have done this for about 10 years in NY. I am considering going to a top tier business school to get my MBA. Will this help with my chance of getting into investment banking? ...
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Professional Jazz Drummer Seeking an MBA. What are my options? Hi there, I'm a professional jazz drummer seeking an MBA to gain a management job in the music industry. I graduated from Northwestern University with a double major (jazz studies/ percussion performance in addition to communications). For the past 7 years, I've been a jazz drummer/percussionist, p...
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UVA Economics or UT Austin McCombs Finance UndergraduateI want to go into finance/investment banking. Both of them would be OOS and cost doesn't really matter to me....
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GMAT Prep - Is Manhattan material considered the best?Hi all - I'm an analyst a few years out of undergrad looking to start studying for the GMAT. I've read numerous threads that all seem to throw support behind Manhattan's line of books/materials for the GMAT. Does anyone have any suggestions on GMAT prep materials and/or general thoughts? Much a...
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High GMAT school choice: does top 3 vs top 8 really makes a difference (European MBAs)?Within the European top 10 MBA does the school name really make a big difference in terms of outcomes for a high profile (GMAT 790, great job experience and general profile)? There is a small variation of remuneration that can be observed on employment reports from the top European schools: IMD, LBS...
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MBA Ranking by Notable Alumni??Hey guys, Was wondering how you would rank the top 15-20 MBA programs by the quality of their alumni accomplishments? By this, I mean to ask for your perception of business school brand names when it comes to alumni that founded or lead large businesses, became billionaires/famous in the business w...
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MBA Salary Average - What Job is Best?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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Why doesn’t a school teach you how to run a business at a young age. School teaches kids many life skills. It teaches them how to count, read and write. But school doesn’t teach them how to run a business. It is assumed that they will somehow just “know” those skills. Many kids dream of starting their own business during their teens and in the digital age th...
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Asking for Associate S&T as MFE Grad (Former Military)I'm a former Army officer (5 years) that is about to start one of the top tier MFE programs. Is it reasonable to ask for Associate positions during recruiting? ...
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MSF GPA On Or Off?Hey WSO community, I was hoping to get some thoughts on a GPA and resume question. Currently obtaining my Masters of Science in Finance. My GPA stands at 3.63. I have 2 months left before I graduate and have a feeling that it is going to drop a little bit. No idea by how much but due to a mix of di...
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Definitive US MBA TiersHeading to T15 Bschool and bored at work. The 2018 US News Ranking are out and they remain the least bad of bschool rankings. To help future monkeys here is how I view the US BSchool landscape (in terms of overall prestige, job placements/opportunity and quality of fellow students), after researchin...
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Personal MBA Coach’s Thoughts on MBA Rankings**Personal MBA Coach’s Thoughts on MBA Rankings** March 20, 2018 Scott Edinburgh With the recent release of the [2019 US News and World Report Best Business School Guide,](https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-business-schools) MBA rankings are top of mind for all MBA hopefuls (and ...
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MFE: UCB vs Columbia vs CMU vs NYU – I’d love to hear opinionsI am new to this forum so I apologize if I break any rule. I know this isn’t B-school, but please indulge me. I am making my decision on where to go the get a MFE. I know there are is a quant specific forum elsewhere, but it is terribly slow and frankly I think people here are more experienced/ma...
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Quantitative Finance or Finance?Hi to everyone, i am an italian student of business administration, a undergraduate (3 year) course and the next year i'll have to choose in which master of science applying. I really enjoyed courses like corporate finance and financial intermediaries. I'll continue my studies in italy and i'd like ...
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MBA after PhD in Mechanical EngineeringHi Everyone, I am new to this forum and here is my background. I am 29 years old, finished my PhD in Mechanical Engineering from a decent ranked university in USA. Currently, working in a very reputed firm's R&D center in India as a researcher for the past 2 years. Of late, I starte...
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Australian National University for FinanceHey everyone, I am currently in Year 12 and wanting to go to ANU to study bachelor of commerce and bachelor of finance. My main question is ANU reputable to get a job in Investment Banking/Hedge Fund Industry and would it be noticed if I applied for a job in the USA or London? Also, I will be comple...
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Chicago Booth vs. London Business SchoolHi, I will be commencing a Full Time MBA this fall and am considering my options: Booth, Kellogg, Columbia, London Business School, and a couple of other slightly lower ranked schools. I am a finance candidate, but not from a traditional banking/PE/HF background. I will be returning to finance aft...
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GMAT prep recommendations for higher level questionsHey guys, I just started studying for the GMAT and have the full online Kaplan prep course. I am wondering if there are any other additions that can be a game-changer, I've heard about a book from PowerScore called the Critical Reasoning Bible, an online program Math Revolution for Q51, etc. does a...
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Housing for Villanova MSF Hi guys, I am looking for housing at Villanova this summer. I am an international student and currently living in Vietnam, so I have no clue what areas are safe and cheap there. I would like to keep the budget below $700/month if it is possible. Any help will be truly appreciated. ...
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Guy in his late 20s seeking help to decide on univ/courseHi All, Having spent a couple of weeks thinking about future, decided to post here hoping for some solid suggestions. A bit about my background - I am in my late 20s, with bachelors and two masters in mechanical engineering from top universities in India and Canada, with decent (3.8/4) gpa. I have ...
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Cornell vs Stern vs Northwestern vs UCLA for a career on Wall StreetI have to choose between Cornell's Policy Analysis and Management major in the College of Human Ecology, NYU Stern, Northwestern's Economics major, and UCLA's Financial Mathematics major for an undergraduate degree. Stern seems to be the obvious choice, but it is a bit above my price range, being $7...
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Path to T15 MBAFinishing up my undergrad this spring at t20 undergrad (think Vandy, ND, GTown) and will be starting as commercial credit analyst at a BB in the summer. I don't necessarily have a career path nailed down yet, but my inkling is that I'll need a highly ranked MBA once I fully figure it out. I'm going ...
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Do B-School Drug Test for Steroids?Do business schools drug test for steroids? If so, which types do they test for? How often / when do they test?...
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Candidate Success Spotlight: Haas, Tuck Admit with $90,000 in Scholarships**Candidate Success Spotlight: Haas, Tuck Admit with $90,000 in Scholarships** One of the most frequent questions I get from applicants is: *what does a successful candidate profile look like?*Naturally, there is no answer but in response to applicant demand, I post Candidate Success Stories from t...
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Duke MMS vs USC MSF Hey guys, just a quick question about the two graduate programs I'm mainly considering Duke MMS and USC MSF. I will definitely want to go into finance for jobs so I'm not sure which program is better to find a job? I heard that Duke FOB is a cash cow, but not sure if it is true? I'm a little concer...
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[RESEARCH] Why are REITS, closed-end funds, and others excluded from IPO research?Hi guys, I am going through academic IPO literature and wonder why some IPOs (REIT, ADR, closed-end funds, unit IPOs and many others) are excluded from IPOs whenever IPOs are researched? Would be cool to know Best, Ed Chambers...
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Admissions Consultant: MBAMission or SquareonePrepHave you guys ever used an admission consultant from these two firms? Any reviews/ feedback? I am applying to R1 this year and just narrowing down who I should be working with. Thanks guys!...
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B school selection: Bocconi MSc in ESSvs SSE MSc in FinanceI have two offers: Bocconi ESS vs SSE MSc in Finance. I am interested in Equity research. Thank you!...
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J.D. applying to Master of Finance Programs..Good Evening, I am a law school graduate (I graduated in 2015, although I have not yet taken the bar), who is applying to GSU's (Georgia State University) Master of Finance Program for the fall of 2018. I want to go into the financial planning/the financial advisor route. How is GSU's program? Wha...
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Masters in Statistics with Emphasis in Quantitative FinanceI am currently an undergraduate student finishing a double bachelors in financial economics and mathematics. I have been looking into grad school and would like to see if anyone knew of any schools that allow you to do a masters in statistics with an emphasis, or electives, in quantitative finance (...
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Berkeley vs Cornell for IBI am a rising sophomore at Berkeley, and I received a guaranteed transfer option to Cornell AEM. Is Cornell better than Berkeley for ibanking? If so, does anyone know how much better it is (like how many more Cornell grads place in BB than Berkeley grads)? And is it a lot easier to get an interview ...
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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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Rsm Msc. in Finance & Investments advancedHi guys, I was looking around for some comments and review about RSM and , in particular, the MSc in Finance & Investments Advanced. How is this program? Is it a target school? How is it considered in Europe? And what about the MSc in Finance & Investments? Does it really differ in terms of employ...
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WUSTL C-track VS USC MSF (International Student)I am an international student from US Top 50 undergraduate. I just got admitted to WUSTL (Corporate Finance track) and USC MSF for Fall 2018. It is so hard for me to make a choice. Please consider: 1. I have no location preference for the future job (maybe slightly prefer the West Coast). Is the US...
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Recruiting for BOTH Banking & Consulting (or: Sloan vs B vs CBS)Hi all, I am happy to announce that I got accepted into multiple M7 schools (completely beyond expectations), including Sloan, Booth and Columbia. I come from a 'non-traditional' background (non-US citizen), have a decent undergrad GPA from an average school and a decent gmat score (740). Upon appl...
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Business Engineering KU Leuven vs MiM TUM School of ManagementHello Everyone, I'm an international student from Thailand and applying for Master program in Business or Management. I've got an offer from Business Engineering at KU Leuven which is very interesting for me since they have business analytic major. The university itself is not well-known in my regi...
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Which school/area to choose? Netherlands (TIAS) or US (Simon)Hi guys! First post here. I am quite lucky to have received 3 admits from several MS programs and having a headache here regarding which one to choose. My background is as follows: - From: Vietnam, 25 yrs old male - Work experience: 2.5 years in brand management (all entry-level responsibility t...
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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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Profile evaluation/advice, MSc FinanceHi all, I need some advice on picking the right MSc in Finance in Europe. I'd like to pursue a career in IB or asset management. non-EEA BSc Economics - #1 school in my country, top 5% of my class 770 GMAT Solid extracurriculars (case study club, many competitions etc) 1 summer not finance related...
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4 Signs Now Might Be Time For An MBA**4 Signs Now Might Be Time For An MBA** Believe it or not, if you are thinking of enrolling in an MBA program for the fall of 2019, now is the time to get the process started. However, many of you may be asking yourselves if it is the right time to apply for you! Here are 4 key signs that it mig...
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MBA Banking NPV CalculatorOver the course of 15 years in investment banking (my base case is MM, being conservative on salaries and bonuses (=bad years assumed lol)). I am having trouble finding accurate data This is what I am using so far... any suggestions Base Case: MM, West-Coast Office, for a top 10-15 MBA: Year 1 Gra...
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Trying to decide between MFE programs I currently am considering offers from UCLA MFE and UW CFRM. I've also had an interview for Columbia MFE and will hear from them soon. I personally am looking to get into asset management later on in my career. From what I see, UCLA has a clear edge over Washington's CFRM program when it comes to ge...
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Columbia MS Accounting and Fundamental Analysis or Yale Silver Scholar ProgramI'm a senior undergraduate from China, with a major in accounting and a minor in statistics. I got the offers from CBS and Yale SOM recently. I'm considering to pursue my graduate study among the above-mentioned two programs. I've been researching these two programs for quite a long time, but I fig...
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Should I include my GMAT scores?Hi guys, I recently took the GMAT test and scored 700 (Q47, V39, IR4). I am thinking of applying to LSE (MSc Finance), Imperial (Msc Finance), Oxford Said (MFE), and LBS (MFA). Should I retake the GMAT? Also, Imperial does not require the GMAT, given that their Msc Finance program is highly quant...
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GMAT Webinar on Data SufficiencyFree GMAT Webinar on Data Sufficiency happening tonight! March 13th, 7pm ET. Hosted by Dan Edmonds, who has 3 perfect 800s and has been banned from taking the test again. Dan has been tutoring the GMAT for 20 years, and specializes in helping high scorers get even higher scores. RSVP: https://goo.gl...
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MSc Finance + Computer ScienceSo I'm finishing my undergraduate degree (BSc Economics at UPF, Spain) and I want to get into trading. Talked to a guy at BlackRock the other day and he kept repeating about the importance of programming, which is great since I'm already learning Python, and enjoying it too. So my initial plan was ...
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Undergrad DestinationI'm currently a high school senior looking to eventually go into the investment banking (not sure specifically what part) and want some advice on which colleges I applied to will give me the best shot of landing a job at a BB firm. So far I got into Pitt, Fordham, Indiana, and Northeastern (business...
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Cornell Johnson vs UNC Kenan-Flagler for Real Estate MBAI've done some searching on this topic for real estate specifically but most of the posts were 10+ years old. I've been admitted into these two programs and am pretty set on getting an MBA focusing on real estate finance. UNC offers a real estate specific MBA, had a real estate center, and there is...
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LSE diploma vs. Cass Business School MSc I'm wondering whihc is better: **LSE diploma** in finance and accounting vs. **Cass Business School MSc** in finance? * In terms of job opportunities, which one is more promising? * If I take the diploma, how will it help with applying to other top MSc or other degrees? * With MSc from Ca...
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Creighton Street CredI saw Creighton's finance program is ranked in the top 15 for undergrad by US and World report (you have to be some sort of member to see outside the top 10 by the way) and it got me thinking, does Creighton have any street cred? The program is up and coming. I read online that they've had some JPM ...
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Choosing between Western MFE and Laurier MFin with coop programsWestern MFE has one term internship Laurier MFin has two term coop They are both pretty good programs in Canada, which is why it's hard to choose. I really need your advices. Thanks! ...
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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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MSF: UMD Vs Syracuse Vs UIUC Vs ASU Vs UTD Hello everyone, I am an international student from Taiwan and I have got admissions from UMD, Syracuse, UIUC, ASU, and UTD so far. I know the truth that all of the programs are not on the tier1 list but since my major is economics, I think it's still worth for me to pursue the degree and knowledge. ...
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Is it true that M7 adcoms prefer buy-side equity research more than sell-side?And how hard is it to get a senior buy-side research role post M7 MBA coming from buy-side research in a different emerging market, like Mumbai? My target M7 schools are Wharton, Columbia & Booth with Duke and Stern as safer options. Do you think Wharton would be a difficult? I have 740 GMAT, 3....
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McCombs vs LSE Finance PhDWhich of them do you prefer? In terms of top publications(JF,JFE,RFS,AER,QJE) it seems that McCombs Finance is a little better. Although LSE is also very good and more toward economics ( more AER and QJE). in terms of placements it seems also McCombs is also slightly better, they've had top placem...
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1 Year MBA Colleges In India at Great Lakes Institute of ManagementGreat Lakes Institute of Management is one of the top MBA institute in india providing [full time one year post graduate program in management](https://www.greatlakes.edu.in/pgpm) creating value based Business Ready Managers. The PGPM is for achievers, high performers and go-getters who want to chan...
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Is NYU Stern worth 70K tuition per yearHello, my daughter is admitted to NYU Stern undergraduate, but has been offered only 11K scholarship that leaves approx. 66K to be paid out of pocket and I expect it to increase 3 to 4 % year or year in next 3 years. She has also gotten admission into UT Austin’s Mccomb business school’s non-BHP...
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Top 15 MBA Programs By Culture: 2017 Wrap-UpHey fellow monkeys, was browsing around and saw this. I'm definitely considering B-School down the line (still in undergrad) but thought this is still some great information to know beforehand - and might be interesting to a lot of you considering an MBA. Berkeley and Stanford are sitting at the t...
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Been put on the waiting list, is there anything I can do?I am applying for MSF in this fall. Have been put on the waiting list for MSF @USC (the formal decision is not released but I was put on the waiting list according to my source). It is my dream school (I am an MPA at USC now and I am very comfortable to stay here). Is there anything I can do to be c...
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Better to Apply to Undergrad-B Schools as White or Asian?Hi, I'm going to be applying to undergrad business schools next year and since I'm kind of Middle Eastern, I can apply as either White or Asian. I know that for engineering/stem being Asian hurts in admissions, but it seems like there's far more White applicants to the B Schools. Does anyone have an...
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American going to Europe for Masters Management/financeHow difficult is if for Non-EU citizens(Americans Specifically) to find jobs after attending Masters Finance or Masters Management degrees from EU schools such as Bocconi or ESADE. Considering no work experience/internships, undergrad from an American school, and a desire to get finance or consult...
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NYU Stern Part Time or UNC Kenan Flagler OnlineI’m seriously considering the two programs mentioned in the title. I work in real estate (VP level) love what I do and have no plans to change career path. FT programs don’t make sense for me because it would require leaving my job, and kids graduating from Wharton, Johnson ect. are starting at...
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Choosing between LSE MSc in Finance, Cambridge MFin and LBS MFAHello everyone! I have 1.5-2 years of work experience in a big four due diligence team. I want to do a masters to work in London investment banks. I have offers from LSE Msc in Finance, Cambridge MFin (post-experience programme) and LBS MFA. Which one should I choose? (I will need a visa sponsorsh...
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