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Thoughts on HBS (Starting Out)Mod Note (Andy): Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 10/1/2014 and ranks #23 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. I'm just about a month and a half or so into my first year ("RC year") at H...
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Semester Abroad during MBA?I'm wondering if anyone did a semester overseas in B-School and whether it was worth it. I'm looking at LBS and am matriculating to an M7. I'm not sure if I want to spend 25% of my time away from my school and if it will make recruiting for MBB more difficult. But it seems like a once in a lifeti...
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Consortium | What Kinds of Experience Is Needed To Gain Membership?Planning on applying via the Consortium on Rd 2. I don't have the best stats, so I don't have delusions in the kinds of schools I can get into (and I prefer smaller programs anyway). I've got my main essay down pat. Done the optional GPA essay (since it's crud). Now I'm at the Consortium mission es...
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Profile Evaluation (Low GPA) Overview of my profile Undergraduate School: University of Cambridge Part 1: Human Social & Political Sciences - 66 avg - 3.7? Part 2a: Psychological & Behavioural Sciences - 43 avg - 2.0? Part 2b: Psychological & Behavioural Sciences - 57 avg - 3.0? (GPA was affected in 2nd and 3rd years owing t...
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Good Raw Stats, Subpar WE. What are my Chances?I'm a graduate of UC Berkeley with a major in Gender and Women's Studies. I had a 3.94 GPA and a 750 on the GMAT. My WE isn't that good, I've been a "Youth Outreach Coordinator" for Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach. I make like 30k a year. To be honest, I was overly idealistic and extremely na...
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GMAT vs. GRE - which is easier to study forI'm looking at part-time MBA programs in the top 25-35 range. I need to begin studying for the GMAT / GRE to increase my chances of a merit-based scholarship. I bought a GMAT study book, but the data sufficiency questions are really tripping me up. I know the top 10-15 programs discreetly prefer the...
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Help choosing destination for student exchangeDear all, I am a second-year student from the Netherlands. The educational system in the Netherlands is entire different from most other countries and I would like some tips on choosing a destination for my student exchange. A list of schools I am interested in are: - Boston College x Hunter Colle...
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Boston University Honors v Stony Brook Honors v University of Rochester -- Undergraduate111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111111...
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getting fired/MBA possibilityI haven't found too many discussions on this, but was hoping others could chime in. I was terminated from my investment banking job last year and unfortunately it's listed on my brokercheck. I was able to find other jobs since and am now back on the corporate side dealing with banks instead. my conc...
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MiM Profile Evaluation (Low GPA)Overview of my profile Undergraduate School: University of Cambridge Part 1: Human Social & Political Sciences - 66 avg - 3.7? Part 2a: Psychological & Behavioural Sciences - 43 avg - 2.0? Part 2b: Psychological & Behavioural Sciences - 57 avg - 3.0? (GPA was affected in 2nd and 3rd years owing ...
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Bocconi finance or bocconi quantitative finace and risk management ? I have friends who have finished manfinrisk and now work in London (IB). I have esimated that manfinrisk will cost me around 25k euros while the finance program (2 years) will cost me around 35-40k . I can only spend 25k. Should i apply for a loan in case i get accepted in the two years finance pro...
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University Of San Francisco Masters of Science in Financial Analysis (MSFA)Anyone with valuable info about this program chime in! Came across this program, looks decent. How does this compare to a MSF program? @TNA maybe you can give some insight ...
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"Describe quantitative skills, courses taken, and experience applying skills"?I'm tasked with the following for a school application: "Describe quantitative skills, courses taken, and experience applying skills" Any thoughts? Examples?...
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Update: Admissions Results for Shitty WE, Good Raw Stats (y'all tore apart my profile. thanks for the brutally honest feedback)Hi all, here's a follow-up to a profile review I gave a while back (shitty WE, good raw stats). Since I can't link my old posts, here's what I wrote: "So I graduated from UCLA with a Sociology degree, and got a 3.9 GPA. But I sucked terribly at networking and finding jobs, and I didn't have the most...
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Interesting SituationI am at a target and have the ability to graduate in 3 years. I have reclassified and plan on doing it, but would like to stay in school 4 years to get the full experience and develop further. I have been looking at 1 year programs elsewhere. I am very interested in investing as well as helping bu...
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Masters @ Oxford vs Starting @ BlackRockHi all Briefly, I'm stuck at a Decision Point at the end of my undergrad. I have been offered a full-time job starting next year with BlackRock's alternative investments team in New York. At the same time, I have also been offered a Rhodes Scholarship to study a masters in economics at the Univer...
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Is a Pre-experience MS in Finance valuable for landing a job more easily ?Hi. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting. Do you think that getting a Master of Science in Finance right after graduation would increase my chances to secure a good entry-level position? Do you believe it would have any benefits on my paycheck? Would it be a good i...
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Can someone give me some advice in transferring schools? Baruch vs NYU CAS, or wait and apply for Stern?Good evening ladies and gentlemen, I was hoping to get your professional and personal opinions about what I should currently do. I attend Hunter College (I know, not relevant for finance or business), and have been accepted to Baruch for the coming semester of Spring 2018. I also applied for NYU CA...
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Has anyone used Magoosh? Any good results? Other good study resources?Hi everyone, new user here and studying for the GMAT. I found one post that had a very useful study guide already. I was wondering if anyone has used Magoosh and had any success with it? I already have the OG guides and a friend sent me a pdf of the Manhattan GMAT books. Does anyone have any other...
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MBA Prospects with Tech Consulting Background?Hey guys, it's been a while since I've posted. I'm finishing up my degree in Industrial Engineering at a top 5 engineering school and will be doing Tech Consulting at one of the Big 4 firms. More specifically, I'm working in Block Chain and Machine Learning Implementation for our clients - these ar...
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Focus on Verbal or Quant?Hi gents, At the moment, I have been preparing for the GMAT for about a month now. Last Friday I did a Manhattan simulation of the GMAT and scored poorly (510 - 30Q (30th percentile) and 30V (60th percentile)). At this stage I am attempting to rectify this as much as possible. However, I am in th...
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Land an internship in ZurichDear all, I would like to ask your opinion on this. I have been accepted at quantitative finance and risk management for the year 2017-2018 (Bocconi).I have been working as a data analyst for two years now and have picked alot of technical skills such as Python, R , sql , excel and some machine lear...
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Undergraduate Majors: Business Administration Vs. Economics, Which is better?Hi everyone, Here's my background information, I am an international student at a community college near San Francisco with a 4.0 GPA, summer internship experience in my home country (Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Indonesia and Indonesia Stock Exchange) and president of some clubs at colle...
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LSE MSc Quantitative Methods for Risk Management vs Imperial MSc Risk Management & Financial EngineeringHello, I got admitted to both schools. (LSE MSc Quantitative Methods for Risk Management at the dept. of statistics and Imperial MSc Risk Management & Financial Engineering at business school) What I found so far is LSE - more brand-name in financial industry, 10 months long (doesn't include any p...
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Post-MBA PE/Buyside Recruiting from Wharton (with megafund background)Hi guys - Can folks help me get a sense of what post-MBA buyside recruiting looks like at Wharton (and Columbia too)? I understand that HBS/GSB typically has the the most representation at megafund PE (at least where i work), but for someone who has the "right" background (i.e. top tier banking at...
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How early in advance should I contact my letters of rec writers?What is typically a good amount of time to give my recommenders to write and submit my letters of rec for Business School apps? Is there a standard amount of time. For reference, one of my recommenders has already written one for me....
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Americas Wealthiest B Schools https://poetsandquants.com/2016/04/04/businessschoolendowments/ Great article from a future all star! ...
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Quantitative Finance Masters for non-STEM studentsI'm final year business student based in Europe and looking for information on Masters in Quantitative Finance courses at decent schools either in Europe (preferably) or USA which do not require a strong quantitative background. There is an excellent MSc QF in my undergrad university but they requi...
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I QUIT IE BUSINESS SHCOOL.. SHOULD I GO TO..?Hi everybody, I'm currently a student at IE Business School. My main interest is Business but the Business administration degree at IE is too mathematical. I would like to change to something like Business management or International Business and Marketing. I looked for some options, can you tell me...
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Laptop for Business SchoolAttending Stern UG this summer. What is the best all around laptop for both finance internships and school? A lot of people are saying they are getting Macs, but I feel like I've heard that Macs are not the best for finance jobs, but amazing for school. I've had Macs before, so I'm familiar with t...
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MSF regional placement vs independent job searchHello, I am preparing to apply to a few MSF's on the west coast (mostly cali) in the later rounds after I take my GMAT (and get a killer score). I see on these forums that most students apply to every kind of top school, including east/west coasts, texas, even Europe all at once. It is my understan...
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MBA Fin SuggestionsHello Everyone, I am an International Student seeking to pursue and MBA in Finance in US. Below is my profile: Under Grad: Accounting and Finance Masters: Commerce GMAT: 680 TOEFL: Not yet taken Work Experience: 2.5 years in Financial Advisory Services (Big 4) Since being an International Stu...
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Should I apply for next year?So I understand more experience is probably the norm, but I have a bit of a story and wondering if that helps my case at all. I just graduated in May 2017, but I worked full time through school. I did business development for a growing financial firm for 2 years, then worked as an analyst under the...
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Which graduate studies recommended?Was thinking about of getting additional qualifications to put on my resume to remain competitive, for personal development, and hopefully better job prospects (though i dont have any leads right now). Only three makes to most sense to me to pursue. I will of course ask the company pay for it, oth...
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HELP. If i do a deal with Harvard Business School Can I go to Harvard Business School? Hey guys. I work at a company recently got a meeting with Harvard Business School and it might be a deal. i want to go to Harvard Business School. I had a mediocre (3.0 in engineering) GPA at a state school. Is doing a business deal with harvard business school enough to get into Harvard Busin...
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How was your experience at Michigan RossI'd love to hear from those who went to Michigan Ross. I'm considering BB IB post MBA - I have prior banking experience. Things I'd love to hear about: 1) Overall social scene 2) Recruiting (finance specifically) 3) Network 4) Travel 5) Closeness & quality of student body 6) Dissapointments...
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General idea of business school options after Teach For AmericaHello all, I am currently a first year TFA corps member and am curious about what business schools I should aim for when my time is up. I am a history major and will be involved with various organizations in the community. I am also African American if that makes a difference. I do plan on applying...
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do mba schools care about p/np classes?Alright so I'm a third year and I been P/NP damn near all my dumb ass GE classes. I have a 3.8 cumulative GPA and a 4.0 major GPA and that's because I strategically PNP a lot of stupid classes like Greek Mythology or Chicano Studies and shit. I would say from about 125 units of completed classes, ar...
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How do business schools view entrepreneurship experience?I'm interested in potentially getting a top 15-20 MBA and it's quite possible that a substantial amount of my resume at the time of applications will be real estate entrepreneurial experience. It seems that Bschools like social enterprise and tech start-ups, but how do they view boring / non sexy bu...
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Try this interview prep tool we madehttps://www.admitbrain.com/mba-interview-question-machine/ It's pretty simple: click the button, get a question, answer **before the timer hits 1:30**. It'll webcam you if you want, downloading the video once you click 'done.' Very early stage proof-of-concept, so interested to hear what future- a...
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MSF Class of 2018I created the last post about this time so I thought it would be a good time to get a new thread going. With many MSF/MMS programs starting their application cycle in the next couple of months I wanted to provide a place where people can post their profiles, ask questions or seek help. I've done thi...
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Good News: UT Austin McCombs MSF will get STEM designation by the end of this summer, class of 2019 to be STEM designated!McCombs MSF will join Vanderbilt (top MSFs with STEM designation) this summer. Keeping in view the current state, foreign students getting sponsored by employers right away after graduation is getting increasingly difficult. So this gives foreign student increased flexibility before getting their H1...
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25k debt vs 100k for MBASome background about me is UG at BYU and then worked in IBD at tBB for 2 1/2 years. So I've been admitted to BYU, Georgetown, and Kelley's (unfortunately no m7) mba programs. The difference obviously being the cost between the three as BYU MBA tuition is 12500 a year. I would like to end up worki...
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T20 b schools open to low-ish GMATHi WSO, What are some top business schools that are most accepting of a sub-par GMAT? I recently scored a 710 on the exam - I know this isn’t a terrible score but given the current “GMAT arms race” among the top Business schools I’m looking to choose my target schools wisely. Moreover, the ...
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Top 16 schools like Haas that explicitly prefer the GMAT to GRE?Hey all, So I went to drop-in-advising at UC Berkeley Haas (I went to Berkeley undergrad), and an admissions counselor explicitly told me Haas' MBA program prefers the GMAT to the GRE, although they do accept the GRE for some candidates. In their view, they feel the GMAT is more reflective of b-sch...
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CD/Family office experience - shot at M7?Hey guys, wondering what people think about my chances at M7 (ideally H/S but understand it's a long shot). Looking to either jump to PE or continue within a different family office. Located in Midwest (not sure if that matters) Sub 3.0 UG GPA from Public Ivy (3.3 major GPA) 3.6 grad GPA from a se...
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Kellogg waived my interview? Has anyone ever gotten an offer from Kellogg after having their interview waived? My guess is this is a ding? ...
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Round 2 MBA Applications - Mind Helping Me Choose?Hi All - I just took the GMAT today and was hoping to get your thoughts on which schools to apply to for round 2 this year. A few facts: GPA & Degree: 3.9+, Accounting (also have a Master's of Accounting with a 3.9+ GPA), both from a large state school GMAT: 730 (IR-8, Q-47, V-44) Work Experience: ...
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best job to position myself for MBA?Posted a silly question, deleted it. No longer applies to me and no one responded. In case anyone was wondering...
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UChicago is now Number 3 on USNWRWhat do you guys think about UChicago moving up from a three way tie for 4th to tying with Yale for 3rd this year? This is the first time a non-HYP school has made US News Top 3 in a decade or two. Do you think the school will become more normalized and have less of the 'life of mind' students as hs...
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Which program should I apply to?Hi, I'm a senior UG student majoring in physics. My current status is an international student, but I'm waiting for my green card, which is expected to be issued in 2019. Since I really want to head into VCs in US, I need to find a program to fit the gap between my graduation and green card. My gre...
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What Math major should I double my Corporate Finance major with?I'm currently a Math and corporate finance double major. I'm hoping to go for a Master's in Financial Engineering in the future. I have two options to choose from, either couple my corporate finance major with Actuarial Science, or Applied Mathematics. Which one should I do? I also want to keep my o...
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Low GPA but High GMAT: Chance to get into one of TOP business schools?I am an international and thinking to apply to one of top business schools. I graduated from one of top 10 universities in economics major with a 3.0 gpa. The reason why I did not perform well is that I am a single mother raising my child alone without any support. My child was just 5 months when I ...
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Help with my major/schoolSo I'm in community college and I'm trying to figure out which of my three options would be best. It's also important to note that I live in Maryland. Option 1(my #1 pick)= Rober H Smith school of business(university of marylands business school) and get a degree in finance. Only thing is I may not...
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Canadian Business Schools!In Canada, what are the target schools for Investment banking? Here's my list.. Schulich (York U) Rotman (U of T) Richard Ivey (UWO) Queens b- school (queens U) any additions or subtractions?...
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Which school would you recommend? SSE vs CBS vs RSMHi everyone! I'm here ready to start my last year as undergraduate(business administration) in Italy and I'm looking for next year's Msc. My three choices would be: International Economics at SSE, International Economics at Erasmus University and Applied or Advanced Economics at Cbs. Which one woul...
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To anyone considering an MBAThere has been a lot of recent discussion on these forums as well as in the media regarding the value of an MBA. As a longtime member of the community and someone who recently made the decision to pursue an MBA, I thought I’d share some thoughts. You can see my full background story here: http:...
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chance of current job offers to top MBAI am currently considering three offers at hand and have the plan to go into MBA 3-5 years down the line so I wonder which job has a better chance of adding to my application? A. UBS private wealth management at Hong Kong B. a strategy boutique consulting firm (ranked on Vault) C. Deloitte tech co...
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Top 10 B-School ChancesBeen lurking for a while, but I want to ask y'alls awesome knowledge on the subject about the chances to get into the top 10 b-schools given my credentials: 1. Undergrad - small liberal arts college 3.6 GPA 3.9 Major (played tennis all 4 years on the team) 2. Graduate - Did a year at SMU right aft...
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Should I graduate as an finance major?Hey Guys! I'm a finance major with a 2.7 GPA and no internships. I've dug myself in a whole because I cannot graduate this year (Senior) because of Pre Recs. Therefore I have to stay a whole 5th year to graduate as an finance major. I will be almost 24 then and that kind of depressed me. Because I s...
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Top 16 schools most receptive to high GPA/low GMAT combo?I went to Georgetown University, majored in Economics, and got a 3.9/4.0 GPA. I've been working in Economic Consulting (think, Cornerstone Research) for around 4 years. 1 Promotion at work. Decent EC involvement. However, after months of practicing, I only got a 700 on the GMAT. I'm not that good ...
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Applying 2+2/Deferred Admission v.s. Regular MBASchool: Ivy Major: Economics/Business GPA: 3.65/3.7 GMAT: TBD, hoping for 750+ Job Experience: Incoming full-time at McKinsey NYC Summer at Mck+BB+boutique banks Clubs: Leadership position at a business-related club and a cultural club Volunteering: None in college....some in high school Cur...
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Msc Finance- Could you please evaluate my profile? Hey guys, I'm planning to pursue an Msc in Finance for the 2018 September intake. Could you please rate my profile? I am open for alternative suggestions too! So, here it is: **Education**: Senior student at a top university in my country (Morocco) majoring in Finance with a minor in Mathematic...
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MMS/MSF or wait for an MBA?Posting it in the Business school forum I'm a recent liberal arts grad from a non-target. Graduated in May 2017. Currently working as a Financial Advisor for a Fortune 100, hoping to transition into PWM before doing an MBA. I was considering doing an MMS/MSF until recently when I started looking at...
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Private Wealth Management, Financial Analyst, Compliance/Operations, Financial Advisor?Out of the these four positions, Private Wealth Management, Financial Analyst, Compliance/Operations, Financial Advisor?, which positions do B schools like to see the most? . ...
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University of Miami 2017 UndergradHigh school senior. Looking for some advice. Looking at U Miami. Can I get a FO or MO job coming out of here? How about Boston University Questrom or Fordham Gabelli? Univ Pitt Katz? Thanks in advance for any advice. ...
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Chances of transferring to target school from California CC?If you guys could review my stats and suggest any target or semi target schools I could transfer to it would be appreciated. Im a Hispanic California CC student with a 3.9 gpa and am active in 3 clubs. I have asked and can get get letters of rec from most of my professors, but I have no finance rela...
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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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Would MBA Programs value a law degree from Harvard?Hello, No this isn't a flame. Quick question: I am currently a law student at Harvard, but would possibly like to pursue an MBA after a few years practicing M&A and Private Equity Law. I was a Poli Sci major in undergrad, and have taken Business related courses while in law school. Would an MBA ...
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Schools most receptive to High GMAT low GPA combo?I'm wondering if there are any schools in particular that value super gmat scores over others. I know some schools are stat focused, but most seem to have that hand in hand with high average GPA's like Yale. As someone with a super split (780 GMAT, 3.1 gpa in engineering) I want to know where I shou...
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Which minor should I pick? (Finance major)Hey guys, I'll be starting at Drexel as an undergraduate transfer. I'm going to be a Finance major, and I should have enough general electives leftover to get a minor. Some of the minors have crossover classes with my major, and would be shorter to complete. These would be: Data Science Economics In...
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B-school chances?Hey guys - want a second opinion on this. Former NYC BB analyst here. Near the end of my second year as an analyst I was approached by some folks in a top group at an EB (Centerview / LAZ / EVR etc). As I wanted to be a career banker, they basically encouraged me to lateral and join them by promisin...
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Wisconsin is apparently shutting down their MBA program[quote]What we’re trying to do … is to strengthen our impact for our students and the greater community,” she said. “We have to do that by being relevant to the changes in the market.”[/quote] Article 1. Article 2. Thoughts?...
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BlackRock PMG vs EY BAP for B-school after 2-3yrs?----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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What's a good path to a top B-School for me?Hey guys, I'm a freshman undergraduate who aspires to attend a top B-School and eventually get hired at MBB or any top consulting or I-Banking firm for that matter. While I know I'm 500 steps ahead of myself right now, I want to know what I kind of need to do to be able to admitted to a top MBA prog...
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What Schools Should I aim for? profile reviewHi all! Looking for some insight on whether I have a shot at the top programs. Appreciate any feedback and criticism! Here's my profile: Background: Korean-American 28-year old male Undergrad Institution: University of California, Berkeley Major: Psychology Undergraduate GPA: 3.81 GMAT: 750 Work ...
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Full Time MBA Program Shakeout continueshttps://poetsandquants.com/2017/10/06/will-tippie-be-the-tipping-point-for-the-mba/[Closing](https://poetsandquants.com/2017/10/06/will-tippie-be-the-tipping-point-for-the-mba/ "Full time program at Iowa decides to shut it down") I know it's not an M7, but there are Alumni who will be sad to see thi...
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How does Ivey Business school compare to US or UK business schools? I would like to apply AEO to the Honors Business Administration program at the Ivey School of Business. I am a Hong Kong-Canadian citizen interested in working in the HK / Canada after graduation. How does Ivey Business school compare to US or UK business schools, such as LSE, Warwick, Manchester et...
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HBS 2+2 Mexican Profile EvaluationGood day, I'm really interested in applying to HBS's 2+2 Program and Stanford's and Yale's deferred admission MBA Program and I would really appreciate a quick evaluation from you on my chances of admission. -22 years old Mexican male, currently on my senior year. -Studying Civil Engineering in...
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Institutional Buy Side SalesmanWhat do the good sales people bring to the table? Do they have good technical skills? What makes them successful ?...
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Prerequisite: Calculus II for MBAI am going to give my background first so the context can be set for my question. Context* In my last year of undergrad finance/accounting. Recently accepted an IB Analyst (generalist) role that starts in June 2018. Plan from now until the start is to read books (The Everything Store, Shoe Dog, etc...
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MS Finance After Completing CFA?Hello all, this is my first post here though I have been a reader for sometime now. I'm a bit confused these days and would like an expert advice from you guys. I have an undergraduate degree in Management Sciences from a top British university and I worked for a top global bank in UK. I have about...
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Chance at MIT MFin?Top 40 non target. Math and Quantitative Econ double major. CGPA 3.4. GRE 331 Q 169 1 small PE internship,1 buy-side M&A internship, 1 short-term ER internship 3 leadership activities (1 president in an investment banking club) international student Goal: originally wanted to pursue banking, but go...
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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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Job prospects for an international student in the U.K.?Hi people, as the title says, is it easier to find a job and get the work Visa in the U.K. than in the U.S., where H1B is a little bit hard to get because people go through lottery? Anyone knows anything about international students' job-seeking/working environment in England/U.K. ? Thanks. ...
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For those who in or completed their MBA, how did those who had spouses manage at your school?Hey Monkeys, I was curious about hearing from those who are/were at MBAs and had class mates that had spouses. Obviously we are all aware about the Married But Available mantra but I was hoping to get some more personal observations. Did the person with the spouse miss out on the experience? Did t...
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MSF application and GRE score adviceI will be sending out my msf applications soon but have some questions regarding test scores. I took the GRE twice. The first time I took it, I scored 157 verbal (74th percentile), 153 quant (52nd percentile), and 4.5 writing (80th percentile). The second time I took it, I scored- 156 verbal (71st p...
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JD/MBA: GPA Bar on the Law Side?Been thinking about a JD/MBA coming from a banking (and hopefully PE background). I know that the law degree isn't instrumentally the best career choice and I'll be foregoing two years of income for doing it, but honestly I'm just too damn curious about the intellectual experience to pass it up. I c...
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BA in Political Science and MBA admissionHey guys. I am will be freshman college student this coming this upcoming year. I did not get into the business school at my current university, I will have to reapply after my 1st year is over. I was told if I get good grades that I have a good shot at getting into the business school at my school...
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Rutgers University offers course studying BeyonceI couldn't believe this trash when I saw it. If ever there was a shining example of the rotting standards of the US education system, it would have to be this. I'm sorry, but there is NOTHING to be gained from studying Beyonce at college. "Kevin Allred, a doctoral student who is teaching the class...
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Undergraduate EDII Options So I fucked up quite a bit in high school and have to most likely choose between the following options for college: 1. EDII to Middlebury/Bowdoin, in which I have no chance of getting in, and plan on going to IndianaU and try to get into Kelly/IBW or pay less at VCU/GMU/Virginia Tech and try to tr...
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Reputation of these MBA programs in APAC?I am looking to get a 1yr or Accelerated MBA (18 months) in the next year or so. Unfortunately, only a handful of truly elite schools are providing them currently. I seek to work in Singapore/HK post-MBA. Can anybody throw some light into the reputations of these programs (below) in the APAC regions...
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Queen Mary University of London MSc in Finance - Thoughts?Do you guys have experience with this MSc? QMUL is not bad ranked. I'm French student graduating from a French grande ecole and I'm preparing an hedging option in case I'll not get an offer from LSE Imperial Warwick and Cass. My goal is to be in London for studying so don't suggest me other ch...
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Webinar on Irish MBAs this week: great launching pad to Dublin´s expanding financial sector... Hi All, This might be interesting to some of you. Next week there is a webinar for UCD Smurfit´s MBA program. Might be a really opportune moment to head to Dublin given the amount of new finance jobs that will come available post-Brexit: Here is the link to the webinar. PM me if you want any mor...
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GMAT StrategyHi guys, I would like to have your opinion on my GMAT strategy. So I am going to take the GMAT in December/January. This is what I am going to do : 1) Understand the GMAT (few days) 2) Online diagnostic test to figure out where are my strengths and weaknesses 3) Read each book of the MGMAT, fo...
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GMAT: If I registered but didn't go, what would it be like on the report?I registered for a GMAT exam in Jan last year but wasn't able to go. How would it affect my GMAT report? I heard that if you go to the exam and cancel the score, then it won't show up on the report sent to B schools. Does anyone know what it is gonna be like if not going at all (therefore can't ev...
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Letters of Rec Help (MSF)I need to get 2 letters of Rec for my MSF's and I need some help with deciding how to proceed. I can get one from my manager or director at my BO gig, but not sure where to get the 2nd one since I was a bad student at school and I am not the best networker by any means. Is it okay to get a 2nd one f...
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Letters of Rec master in financrHello everybody, I am going to apply to top europeans MIF/MS in Finance by the end of the year for September 2018 intake. I already have a great letter of reco from a professeur but I have some question about the professional letter of recommendation. So I am currently intern in a small M&A boutiq...
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MBA in KOREA -- Is it worth it??I am Korean American finishing up my military service here in Korea. I've decided to stay in Korea for the long term and have been thinking about getting an MBA from KAIST University - pretty much #1 or #2 school here - but all I read about Korean MBAs are pretty negative. They do have a dual degree...
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Minor/ Major selection (Canada)I am thinking about doing a major in either finance or some form of economics, as well as a major or minor in applied math or stats. Which one of these combinations would be most beneficial to breaking into finance? My dream job would probably be in PE or corporate banking. I should note that I a...

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