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Villanova MSF international students' experienceHi everyone, I'm a Vietnamese, currently working for a small investment management fund in Vietnam. I just got the MSF Fellowship at Villanova and plan to attend this summer. It's not a STEM program, so the OPT will be only for a year. I've been trying to find more info on placement for internation...
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Profile Eval - Filipino Student trying to get into Banking in US/France + late transition to WB/IFC/ADBHi, I'm a Filipino recent-grad with less than a year's work experience and I want to try to get into IB/Consulting in mature market like the US/UK/France. Actually, any "analyst" role in Fin/Consulting is better than where I was (Sales role in FMCG). And then looking to transition into an Investment...
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Profile Eval - International Student: Banking in US/France + late transition to WB/IFC/ADBHi, I'm a Filipino recent-grad with less than a year's work experience and I want to try to get into IB/Consulting in mature market like the US/UK/France. Actually, any "analyst" role in Fin/Consulting is better than where I was (Sales role in FMCG). And then looking to transition into an Investment...
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MBA: Do I stand any chances at a top school?A little bit about my background: - MBB consultant at a tier-2 European city (think Paris/Frankfurt/Madrid), with 2+ years of experience by the time I’ll apply - A few internships here and there at random FTSE100 companies in undergrad - Master’s degree from a top European university (th...
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Oxford MFE or LBS MFADELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. DELETE THIS. ...
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Who seeks the CMA designation and why?So I have an opportunity to have all the expenses associated with studying for and taking the two parts of the exam for the CMA designation paid for and wanted to ask the community about it. It's offered as a scholarship at my university. What is the significance of this designation and what sort of...
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Oxford MFE, Columbia FE, LBS MFA for Hong Kong IBDHi All, I am deciding between offers from Oxford Master in Financial Econ, LBS MFA, Columbia Msc in Financial Econ. I am a senior at a US top20 school with BB IBD internship experience (obviously no return offer). I am thinking about going thru recruiting again for HK IBD internship this upcoming ...
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Personal MBA Coach's 6 Tips For School Selection**Personal MBA Coach's 6 Tips For School Selection** This time of the year I am repeatedly asked, “Which schools should I apply to?” Picking the right business school is a complicated and personal process and a key component of our services. However, here are 6 tips: **1) Begin with the statis...
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What exactly is Boston College's Reputation?I am an incoming freshman at Boston College CSOM. I'm not set particularly on IB, but I want to keep that option open. I have been reading on here about recruiting and reputation of BC and it seems to be all over the place. While its universally agreed to be a semi target, I've seen comments sayi...
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What is Wesleyan University's reputationon wall street? How do Wesleyan grads place? On their placement report, it did mention that Lazard, Goldman, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and a few others hired Wesleyan grads... Thanks....
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MSF (Master of Finance) ProgramsHey guys, I go to the University of Miami. Im trying to decide if i should try to get into UM's MSF program, which doesn't require me to take the GMAT or have any recommendations as I am already a student of the undergraduate business school OR if i should go back home, study and take my GMAT and ...
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Non-business undergradHey everyone, First post, but I have been around here lurking in the dark and searching threads for a while now. I got out of the Army in this past year and enrolled into a community college. I've pieced together schools (I will attach to the bottom of the post) that I am interested in transferri...
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Johns Hopkins MSF Class of 2018Got accepted to JHU MSF. Anyone else here back? Basically butchered my GMAT and got dinged from my target schools. Not sure if I should wait a year and reapply to better schools or settle for JHU. Any advice?...
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UVA MS Commerce in. Wait for more?Hi everyone, I got into UVA's ms commerce last November and I gave the first deposit. Yesterday I got rejected by MIT after an interview. Director of Georgetown's MS Economics told me that he recommended my profile to the AO. It's a new program. I probably won't go. I'm waiting for NYU MA Econ (...
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GMAT Study PartnerHey, I am looking for a dedicated study partner for GMAT. I have put my profile and study schedule on studypal. Let me know if anyone is interested in studying online. Thank you. ...
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Wharton EMBA vs UCLA EMBALooking for some advice on deciding between the Wharton EMBA (SF) or UCLA EMBA program. I realize Wharton is higher ranked and more prestigious in the finance world, but there are some other factors I must consider. For my background: Active Duty Navy for 13 years (Special Operations) 3.98 underg...
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Ohio State MSF vs Villanova MSFI have made both Ohio State's and Villanova's MSF Programs. I am really torn between the two and would like to hear some opinions on what others think of both programs. I'm from NYC so my preference would be to live and work in NYC. I know Villanova places well in NYC so it would seem that would mak...
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Is Pre-MBA PE required for Post-MBA PE Recruiting?I'm looking for some insight on post-MBA PE and HF recruiting. What are the backgrounds of those who land investment positions coming out of a 2-year MBA program? Does that background change if the MBA program is a top 15 vs a M7? I have roughly 2 years investment banking experience at a large sho...
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Rutgers Business vs. IU KelleySo, IU Kelley gave me an 11K scholarship and I was ready to commit until I got into the Honors College at Rutgers (in-state tuition). If I chose to go to Rutgers, I would end up paying no more than $10,000 per year overall, whereas Kelley would cost me around $40 K with everything considered. Fro...
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ESADE MiM vs Warwick MiMHi, I got offers for the MiM programmes from both ESADE and Warwick, I am really confused about which one to pick due to mixed reviews. Half of the people I have asked have inclined towards ESADE but I am not finding much about it online and haven't gained much info through the alumni of the college...
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Is there free time for hobbies at M7 programs?Hi all, I've been fortunate enough to get accepted into Kellogg Round 1 of this application cycle, and will matriculate there. My goal isn't investment banking or management consulting, but rather, pursuing a f500 corporate marketing career, for which Kellogg is a good fit. I was wondering if I w...
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RSM vs Warwick MScHi Guys, I was wondering, I got accepted to these two master programs: MSc Strategic Management at RSM MSc in International Business at Warwick Business School. Which program would you consider assuming I want to work in the FMCG industry (preferably in London or Hong Kong). Furthermore, which on...
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Paths for Computer Engineers to Wall Street?Hey everyone, I'm a first-year computer engineering student at the University of Waterloo (Canada). I enjoy studying my field but wish to pursue a business career. I want to follow the path of successful businessmen like Michael Bloomberg and Jeff Bezos who studied computer engineering in undergrad ...
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UT-Austin McCombs (In-state) or Michigan-Ross (Out-of-state)I was accepted into McCombs as an instate student (didn't get BHP) so it isn't as expensive for me compared to Ross (accepted as a Preferred Admit). Ross beats McCombs from what I've seen online but is it worth the extra cost (i.e paying the out-of-state) tuition or should I stick with McCombs? I ...
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Some good transfer schools to apply to?Hi Guys, (deleted) Also, I want to apply to schools that will not not be outrageous (good financial aid). Basically my stats are 4.0 gpa in university so far, 32 ACT, have a somewhat successful business I understand most schools on my list are almost impossible to get in, so I don't want to bank...
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Columbia MA Econ worth the investment?Hey guys, I have recently received an offer for Columbia MA Econ (75k USD tuition), LSE Econ (30k gbp) and Toronto MFE (50k CAD). I am Canadian but am open to working in the States, UK and potentially Asia too. Looking at the placements, Toronto MFE places very well in Canadian pension funds and ba...
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Transfer to target with no credit hours or semi-target with 30-60 SH completed?So as a bit of background, I am currently in the process of applying as a transfer student to a large list of schools. I think that I have a strong shot at being accepted into Amherst, Williams College, Columbia School of General Studies, and UT McCombs. While I love the idea of going to a LAC and h...
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Kellogg vs Booth vs Columbia MBA, which M7 would you chose?I just saw the excel file for Booth placements and they were STELLAR! I mean this MBA is perfect not only for finance but tech and consulting too! But then there's Kellogg, another very strong MBA. And then Columbia is probably on par with Wharton for finance. But when one would you choose if you we...
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Will personal investment success help me get into a good university?Hello, I am high school junior. Nothing is too special about me or anything thing I do, 4.0 GPA and top 5% in my class and a 3 sport varsity athlete and captain, besides this one thing. I got my first job when I was 14 working in a bike shop as a mechanic and salesman. With this income I earned thr...
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Vanderbilt MSF Interesting FactThis site has been very beneficial over my college career and I am finally asking my first question about something that may seem trivial but has me quite nervous. I have been working on applying to Vanderbilt's MSF program for a long time and recently submitted my application. I was thinking ab...
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University of AlabamaI'm going to UA next year and I was wondering if anyone knows how Alabama's investment banking academy places for investment banking? Also, how many people from Alabama's graduating classes usually make it to Wall Street out of college?...
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MBA GuidanceFirst off, need to thank WSO for all the wonderful advice and guidance throughout the years. Definitely would not be where I am without the community. I am wondering where I stand for admissions in terms of H/S/W + other M7 schools, and what I could do to further strengthen my profile. My stats are...
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CEIBS MBA - worthwhile?I am in the process of applying for various schools at the moment for MBA. I am from the UK and mainly exclusively looking at US schools around the T15 range. I'm looking to go into tech or consulting post MBA with my definites at the moment being Kellogg, Ross and Duke. I spent a year working in ...
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US Exchange and Future MBAHey WSO Basically an Australian student doing Finance. Based on my GPA, I exceed the eligibility requirements to go on Summer School for some top places. In the US, I have Harvard University in mind. Outside of the US, I'm considering LSE. Once I graduate and (hopefully) work at a BB, my long-term...
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Smartly MBA & Executive MBA - Worth the Free?Has anyone heard of Smartly? Came across it on Instagram. They offer an MBA and other programs that are seemingly totally free. They have a number of quotes on their site from Ivy educated people, and I'm wondering if it's a scam. Anyone have any experience with them?...
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GMAT: how to maintain quant score while improving verbal? I just took the GMAT yesterday. I scored 730 with a Q48 and V42. I've always had a pronounced weakness in math, so I decided that I would focus my studies entirely on the quant section for the exam I just took. So, that verbal score is a score with no practice in GMAT verbal questions. I'm thinking ...
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Entry level M&A Analyst or Top 10 Bschool?Guys, Assuming you have 4 year WE in a shitty non-banking job which you hate it so much that you've been trying so hard to break into banking. Then you get the offer for entry level (M&A) from a MM but at the same time, you also get accepted to a top 10 MBA program which does not give you even a pe...
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Distance MBA in CanadaHi, I want to get an MBA while I continue in my Data Analyst Role in Edmonton Alberta. I have the option of going to the University of Alberta (business school is ranked in the 80ies worldwide) which is where I got my BCom as well. I learned about the Accelerated MBA from Queens as well and I can t...
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Canadian Grades to GPA?I'm currently averaging an 83.3 at Queen's Commerce. If I apply to a bschool for my MBA in the US, what would my grades convert to on a GPA scale for any of the top schools like Harvard, Wharton, Columbia ect? All my grades are above 80 except for one and next to my transcript all of them say "A" an...
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Is taking on debt to go to a top 20 MBA school worth it?Are you better off making $55K to $100K staying in a career like corp fin for life or taking on $200K in debt to get into a top 20 MBA school to get into these high finance jobs?...
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18 yrs old, should I start self-studying CFA?Do you guys think jumping the bandwagon and starting to look at CFA material early on would be beneficial, considering I'm only first year college. I just need to know how to start and I think in my spare time I could start hammering down on trying to understand some major concepts....
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What MBA programs should I be looking at?I know it's a little early but I'm going to be applying to MBA programs for the class of 2021. I've been researching programs and I'm still a little unsure of which ones I would be a good fit for and that I should target. My goal is to get into IB to help me break into corporate development. I'll li...
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Johnson (Cornell) 2nd Year MBA Ask Me Anything AMAInspired by a few of the other people (@"OpsDude", @"TheGrind", etc) who have posted AMAs on their b-school experience, I'm going to write about my experience at Cornell's Johnson School. If you're only interested in M7 MBAs, or you're HSW or bust, feel free to skip this, but for anyone who might e...
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Recently realized I want an MBA - Do I have a shot at Harvard, Wharton, Stanford?Hello everyone - I recently realized that I want to apply for MBA programs in a year or two and was wondering about my chances at these top programs. Previously, I had been thinking about a PhD, but I think that an MBA is more up my alley and will help me achieve my career goals. I apologize for the...
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Cornell MPS in Management Accounting If you have experience with this Cornell program, or any other higher end MACC programs, I would like to hear your opinion. I'm currently at a school in NYC that only really places anyone into Audit or Tax, and maybe IB once per year. I was hoping to hear your opinion on top tier Target MACC program...
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Vanderbilt MSFCan someone who has gone through the admissions process (interview, acceptance/decline) for the Vanderbilt MSF program send me a message? Just a couple quick questions. Thanks...
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Valuable MBA Application Insight from Current MBA's at HBS / GSB/ WhartonAll - Some of you might be knee-deep in the MBA application process (currently Round 2), and others might be considering applying next year. I was in your shoes about a year ago and know how convoluted the process can be - it's about as "black box" as it gets. Before I get any further - a bit abo...
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Confused High SchoolerHello, I'm a senior in high school about to graduate later this year, and interested in pursuing banking after college! (Currently looking at IBD). I've been reading random threads on this forum, and have noticed things like "network" or "get internships" but what do people really mean by networkin...
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What I've learned so far after 1 yr at a top MBA program (If I could do it over):The main takeaways are either headers or in bold. If you get accepted to multiple top 10-15 schools, take “prestige” out of the equation. I always tell the story of my good friend who passed up a full ride at Columbia to pay full freight at Wharton due to rankings. She ended up taking a corpo...
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Rejected? Now What?As interview invitations and decisions roll out, many candidates are not receiving the news they had hoped for. While this is no doubt disappointing, do not give up hope. Personal MBA Coach has some tips on developing a strategy that will help you realize your MBA and career dreams. By starting now...
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UK Master in Finance AdviceHi all, I am a penultimate year Business Management student at a semi-target university in the United Kingdom (think Warwick, Bath, Durham). I am currently doing an industrial placement (12 months) in the Asset Management division of a BB in London. I will be applying to the below schools for a M...
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Ask Meredith from Vantage Point MBAAs a former investment banker (pre-MBA), Kellogg graduate, and strategy consultant (post-MBA), Meredith can help answer your most burning questions about the MBA application process. Fire away!...
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London School of Economics vs Kings CollegeI have an offer from both LSE and Kings for an non-numerate undergraduate degree. Although I feel it’s a given due to the prestige and name LSE has compared to Kings, the course at Kings is more interesting, it has options for a year abroad that aren’t available at LSE and the social is generall...
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Msc in Corporate Finance at Cass VS. Msc in Finance at WarwickHey, I've received an offer from both Warwick and Cass, but I am wondering if anyone here knows or has some idea of the difference in BOTH reputation of the respective schools AS WELL AS difficulty as far as exams go. Regarding the master in finance, is Cass or Warwick the most well regarded univers...
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M7 MBA - Worth It?Recently I had a chance to have a long conversation with my friend's roommate, who finished M7 MBA 2 years ago and now works in BB IBD. He previously worked in consulting. As someone who currently works in consulting and was thinking about doing MBA in near future and potentially doing the IB thing...
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How important is it to have Work Experience in the bag when applying to a high-end Masters ProgramAm currently in the final semester of my undergraduate degree and hoping to eventually get into a renown Msc in Finance program (I have my eyes t on ESADE, Barcelona). A colleague of mine is a year older than me and has thefore finished his degree, having recently been accepted at ESADE with the sam...
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Is it worth paying for an MBA admissions consultant?Do y'all think its worth it to pay ~$10k for an MBA admission consultant to help you do you write your applications? ...
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Full time work and full time study: Feeling Depleted...Time to quit and focus on school?I am currently working 40 hours a week and taking 12 credits...managed to leave work early for classes but having been struggling to keep up with learning and tests. Especially my curriculum is fairly irrelevant to my work. I am considering focusing on my studies and find a new job more in the sco...
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Should I go to Wilfred Laurier (Waterloo) or York University as an International student for BComm Finance? I am confused about a choice. Laurier has a good co-op program whereas York is located in Toronto. Will a degree from laurier help me get a good job? Does waterloo have some good finance companies as i am looking for investment banking/ corporate finance. What about the starting salaries?Is waterloo...
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LBS MiM / LSE Global MiM / HEC-Yale M2MHi all, I’m in the fortunate position of having to choose between these three programs. They are all stellar but it is a difficult decision for me for various reasons. They are: LBS MiM (1 year) LSE Global MiM (2 years) HEC-Yale Double Degree (2 years) in Management + Global Business and Society ...
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LBS MFA InterviewI applied to the MFA Program and just received an interview invite. I was wondering if there is anyone who can share their insights about the interview process. I understand it is mostly competency/behavioral based, but I'd really appreciate it if you could share your insights on what to expect (asi...
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Can someone explain the B School Career "bid" system?I've been reading about the bid system for getting interviews at Booth/Kellog. Can somebody please explain what this means? Any other T15 B Schools do this? Thank you, @Kellogg2016" @Hillary2016" @BreakingOutOfPWM" ...
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Navy SWO MBA helpHey guys I am new here and need some MBA admission advice. Background: I attended a top 30 engineering school for undergrad(Super non target business school). I graduated with a 3.4 GPA in Computer Science and decided I didn't want to code for 8 hours a day so I joined the Navy \r through the NUP...
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US military to H/S/W to buyside- AMAJust re-joined the full-time working world after two years at H/S/W caliber MBA program. Attended b-school after ~9 years in the US military working in the special operations community. While in b-school, I did interviews for our admissions office and was responsible for leading our vets' club ad...
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Richard Ivey + BCS or DD Waterloo CS + BBA at Laurier Hello WSO! I'm contemplating about which program i should accept: 1) CS for year 1 and 2, then Ivey for year 3 and 4 (and possibly 5 years for double degree) 2) Double Degree at Waterloo CS and BBA at Laurier for 5 years Initially i was very focused on business, but after recognizing the advancing...
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BSc in Accounting and Finance at LSE vs Accounting and Finance at WarwickAfter lurking for about 1 year as a disgusting high school student, dreaming of working in IB, I got offers from LSE and Warwick and some semi-targets. Which of the two do you think is better? ...
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HELP - LBS Master in Management (MiM) vs. ESADE Master in Finance (MFin)Hello everyone, I have offers from both schools mentioned above and would like to get your views on the schools/programmes. My career goal after graduating is to work in Management Consulting (preferably MBB in Germany) or in IBD (London or maybe Frankfurt). I know people from both programmes and...
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Should I also apply to Canadian schools? Closed due to no response. Closed due to no response. Closed due to no response. Closed due to no response. ...
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Tied Between Different Opportunities - Sports, Consulting, FinanceHi all, I'm in an interesting predicament. I am currently deciding between a couple offers and am from a target school (H/Y/P/W/S) as a senior: - Football Operations for an NFL Team (basically running analytics for player performance and help make drafting decisions, sports science analytics) - Bu...
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Advice for HighschoolGreetings, I am a junior in high school. I have been wanting a career in asset management since I was 13. Soon to become a senior, college applications are approaching. I have a close to perfect SAT score, close to perfect SAT subject test scores(Math and World History), top 3% rank, and a 3.9 unwei...
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LSE MSc Finance Entry Requirements and Application QuestionsHello all, I am looking to apply to the MSc Finance at LSE this cycle. I am also considering the MSc Financial Economics at Oxford (too much of a reach? though LSE probably is too), and possibly similar MSc programs at LBS and Imperial. Regarding the entry requirements at LSE, I know they are look...
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Do I have a chance at Harvard or Wharton? If not where?Hello everyone, I am looking for some advice on if there was any chance of an MBA at Harvard or Wharton, and if not, what business schools are possible? Work Experience: - Summer Analyst Corporate Banking at international bank (think HSBC), earned the highest performance rating out of all summer ...
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Full-Time vs. Part-Time MBA: Will the Transcript be the Same?If you attend an evening/part-time MBA program, will it say so on the transcript? Or does it show up identically? I'm trying to determine if there is any difference on paper between a part-time and full-time MBA. ...
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Are Full Time Programs DyingAuthor went Harvard for his MBA, not sure what his angle is? He also works at an online program of sorts. https://www.forbes.com/sites/michaelhorn/2018/02/14/the-demise-of-the-full-time-mba/#7a433efc2206 ...
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How important is international experience? Is working in a country other than the US a plus for business school applications? Also is it a desired experience for job candidates? ...
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Profile Building: Chicago Business Scholars Program, or Strategy Summer Internship in China? Hey guys, I'm looking to do a 2-year MiM in Europe next year with an eye on consulting upon graduation (aiming for T2 with MBB reach). Main obstacle in that regard is probably that I have had limited business and no consulting internships as of yet, but I have done several corporate-related legal ...
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Has anyone heard back from the McGill MMF admissions committee yet for an interview - 2018 intakeHi, I applied for the first round of admissions for the McGill MMF program (2018 intake). I attended the last online Q&A session and they were saying that they will probably be reaching out to applicants for interviews some time this week. They mentioned that any applicant within the neighbourhoo...
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MS Finance/MSFE recommendation neededCan you recommend some target schools for MSF/MSFE based on my profile: My GMAT score is 690 (Q49, V35, IR7) and TOEFL is 106. I am a CFA level 3 candidate and NISM certified research analyst. RCOEM College.. B. E in Industrial engineering with few businesses subjects in my 4 year degree. 79% agg...
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Candidate Success Spotlight: Columbia, Wharton, Booth and Darden Business School Admit with ~$300,000 in ScholarshipsOne 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 time to time. Here is the latest: **School:** Columbia, Wharton, Booth, Darden *...
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Essay reviewsapplying for round 3 to just a couple of schools. looking for someone who can review my essays but don't need $4K consultant. ...
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Which would be the straightest path to IB analyst?Hi, long time lurker but made an account to ask this question. I have been accepted to Middlebury College. My initial plan was to major in Econ, but I found a guaranteed transfer program (with certain GPA) to Columbia SEAS or Dartmouth’s Engineering school. If I went to one of these programs, I wo...
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Is Calculus III necessary for Economics and/or Finance? Hello there. My Finance Degree requires up to Calculus II to grad but should I take Calc 3 if it offered? ...
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What value is this MSci Financial Markets & Investments from Skema University (Ranked 6th by Financial Times)?Hey guys, I am finishing my Bachelor Degree and I am looking for more street cred to be able to apply to some of the bigger asset managers, banks and firms. My goal is to go the asset-manager route, going from Equity Research to eventually a Portfolio Manager. The program is called MSci Financial...
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MSc Finance, MFE, MPhilHi all, I'm relatively new to this community, I come by often and explore countless threads but I don't participate much because I don't know much yet and I do better as a spectator. I am currently a 3rd year student at Birkbeck, University of London studying towards a BSc Business with Management a...
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Should I go to Hult Business School?I just got an offer from Hult, but no mention of fin aid as of yet. I'm not too sure about their rep. I hear great things and then equally bad things. Anyone with any insight? Simply, am I likely to get a good IB position following graduation? I applied for the SF campus and ideally will remain ...
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Just got accepted to Stern, any fellow Sternies here with any adviceHi I just got accepted to stern and I was wondering if there were any other people from Stern here (current student or past student) that could offer me some advice. I was able to find everything that NYU officially wants you to know but I am looking for the real stuff right now if that makes sens...
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Search fund/ Entrepreneurship through acquisition Context: Career switcher (military) with a bias to return to Texas, but want to go the search fund/EtA route out of the MBA program. Does school matter beyond a certain point for this? I say this as I have a strong bias for McCombs. It seems like it would be heavily network and fit driven and ...
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Salary projections post-MBA per industryhey guys, As many of you, I am heading to bschool this fall. I am currently researching post-MBA careers. I was wondering if we could start up a discussion about salary and career projections post-MBA. I know money is NOT everything, but it is definitely an important variable when choosing a caree...
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Rescinded from Harvard... Now What????As many of you know, Harvard recently rescinded the acceptances of at least 10 students (I think the number is 12) for obscene memes in a Facebook group chat. Unfortunately, I was one of was those students. My initial response was to blame Harvard, the founders of the offensive group chat, and th...
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LSE vs HEC vs EDHEC vs OthersHello all, I have been a lurker on these forums for quite some time, but decided to create an account to get some advice from you awesome people. I am applying to do an MSc in Finance (already made the bulk of my applications but am still making more). I wanted some advice from you guys on the fo...
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IB chances from WASHU MSFNon-target undergrad. Will a MSF from WASHU provide realistic chances to become an IB or PE analyst? Thanks...
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Underdog from State School- Chance me for MBA........................................................ Test ............................................................
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McGill Desautels Masters of Management in Finance (MMF) 2018 intakeHey! Anyone applying to McGill's MMF program? Looking to getting more information and interacting with other prospective applicants......
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The Economist 2017 MBA rankings...are they stupid or something?Harvard at 3rd, Stanford at 5th, UCB Haas after UCLA, Columbia at 9th place. Are they freaking retarded? I feel like the FT and Economist just troll f**k out of the applicants. It's unbelievable. No matter what method you use, you just can't rank Stanford at 5th place and Columbia at 9th place esp a...
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Second MasterHello. I am currently based in Eastern Europe and have about 4 years experience in AM firm. I hold Master Degree in Finance (GPA of 3.5) from non-target uni (although SG and BAML are visible), that is a target in country I currently reside. Also, I am Level II candidate in CFA Program. Now I am hesi...
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EDHEC Maser in Finance AdmissionsWondering what everyone's experiences are with applying to this program. I am trying to see how competitive it is and get an understanding where I stand versus other people. Curious to hear what your GPAs, GMAT, work experience (if any), ETC. ...
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MSF... or what?Few facts about me * Lower end SEC school (US News ranking wise) * 4.0 GPA, Finance major - Math minor * Practice GMAT's all 700+ * 18, graduating next spring (the weird part of my application) * Internship/Assistant to CFO and VP of HR for a midstream oil company over the summer and ...
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Finance recruiting at Yale SOMAnyone have any insights on how SOM does in banking? What about other finance roles? How does it compare to schools like fuqua and stern?...
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Continuing master program or quitting for work?Monkeys, I am finishing up my senior year. I am majoring in accounting and i am also part of the plus 1 master in accounting program at my school. I would end up finishing my master degree in Fall 2020. However, I have an internship this summer in the valuation group at a big 4. My question is: Giv...
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