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Latam to top business school

ChileanSeaMonkey

Hi guys, I was hoping to get some advice. This is my first post, but I've been reading this website a lot. I'm a New York born and raised guy that went to a liberal arts college and played top 20 division I lacrosse (earning a 3.4 GPA). My international family background made me become...

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Northeastern Business Undergrad

yellowmamba

I'm currently going to a state school in California and was hoping to transfer to somewhere in the North East. I looked into Northeastern and I was interested in their co op program even though they are not highly ranked. I was wondering if it would be worth it to go somewhere I would get a...

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Durham vs Edinburgh vs ESSEC - MSc in Finance

axxier

I've been admitted to these 3 Masters. I would like to work in London in <abbr title="investment banking division">IBD</abbr>. Is there a marked preference ? Thank you !

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Profile Evaluation: MSF class of 2020

HA101

Hi everyone Would like to get some feedback and suggestions on my profile and some schools that I am planning to apply for MSF programs (Summer/Fall 2019 intake)? Background: GPA :3.36 Double Majors Accounting & Finance from a Top B-school in the country (Pakistan) CFA L1, Candidate CFA L2 in June ...

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Anyone from St.Gallen?

The.RealDeal

I am getting mixed signals about applying there and would love to speak with people that either went there for their Masters in Finance or anyone that even considered it. I've looked at other sites as well but too much information in this case can only be beneficial I feel. I know Europe passed some...

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Non-H/S/W worth it?

Big_Muffin

I did IBD and work on the buyside in equity AM. I'm thinking about MBA and am applying to a handful of schools: H/S/W, UChicago and something else. I know quite a few people with similar backgrounds that only apply for H/S/W and are no-go with anything else. Assuming H/S/W doesn't work out, how do ...

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Is it worth picking a school I don't like for IB Opportunities??

targetprekalum

Hi, So I live outside of Philly and if I go in-state I won't have any loans. I loved Pitt but I know that Pitt is a non-target. Penn State could be considered a semi-target and it is in-state so I could graduate without loans. However, when I visited I really did not like the place, seemed like ther...

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Do I have a shot at any top schools?

kmkayser

28 M Graduated with a degree from a small non-target called Colorado Mesa University. Majored in Exercise Science with a Minor in Business Administration. Cumulative GPA: 3.7 GMAT: 700 Work Experience - 1) Teach for America. One year post grad where I volunteered, traveled, taught English, and ran ...

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What are my chances of a top MBA program?

mablawyer

Hi, I am from Australia and studied a bachelor of Law (honours) and a Bachelor of Arts dual degree at Monash University. I have a 3.0gpa for the dual degree. During my undergraduate, I studied abroad at Oxford University, London School of Economics and at a University in Asia. I also have a masters...

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Post-MBA Restructuring Recruiting

LordGeoff

Does Columbia Business School place well into post-MBA IB restructuring roles? I will have spent two years in O&G IB, two years in O&G PE, and will be matriculating at CBS in the fall of 2019 (Class of 2021). Appreciate the color. CBS's employment report doesn't break out different IB roles that its...

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Should you go get Pre Experience MBA

Tommy Jiang

Should you get a pre experience MBA straight out of undergrad to get a head start? or should you grind your way in straight out of undergrad....

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HBX CORe vs Smoking GMAT Quant

JohnnyLlamma45

Hey all, I'm planning to apply to MBA programs in the 10-25 range next years. My undergrad GPA was 3.0, so i'm considering taking HBX CORe. How do AdComs view HBX CORe? Has anyone taken it and applied to MBA programs? Would a strong GMAT quant score counterbalance it out just as much? My concern wit...

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What should I go for?

simone0611

Hi all, I come from a non-target school in Italy (top 10 public schools), where I got my Master's degree in Corporate finance, and I am currently working in the Corporate Finance division of a Big-4. Prior than that, I have worked at GE as an intern for less than a year. My dream would be landing a...

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Wharton Interview aka TBD

mayzin

Anyone have experience with Wharton interviews post 2012 (aka team based discussions)? Any advice would be appreciated....

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Bank to pay for analyst/associate MBA/JD?

a.d.m

Hi WSO, I’m currently an undergrad student. I am trying to figure out the odds of a bank paying for me to go to school for a combined MBA/JD program. Ideally I’d like to go from undergrad to grad school. I think it would be easier to manage when I’m younger versus older with more responsibilit...

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CEMS Second-tier or regular MIM top-tier

grady

Hi all! I am considering applying for MIMs next year, and I struggle choosing between: - CEMS MIM at second tier schools: think UCD Smurfit, CBS, RSM - but main target being smurfit which is climbing the FT ranking (now 7th though I know these rankings are controverted, but still it's indicative) a...

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What Happens To Pre-MBA PE Associates that Get an MBA and Don't Break Back In?

LordGeoff

Looking at class profiles and employment reports, it appears that there is a bit of attrition for the number of pre-MBA PE associates that actually leave with post-MBA PE jobs. Given that there are not enough seats at the table for everyone coming out of business school, where do those that fail to ...

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How good or bad is George Washington University's Masters in Finance Program?

Sudarshan

I am interested in knowing more about this program and career outcomes, if one should attend this program or not....

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Need Advice After Long Gap

bobbob2

Hello all, So I need a little advice. I graduated from a top target with a degree in finance around 3 years ago with a 3.8 GPA. I had some ok internships, but nothing spectacular. I wasn't successful in getting a full time job upon graduating, and went off travelling and volunteering for the last 3...

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Undergrad Biz/Tech - Georgia Tech, Michigan, Notre Dame

buckheadandthings

We live in GA. My daughter has been a business lead on her Robotics team for most of HS. She has applied to a variety of biz schools but “right now” wants a strong business school, preferably with a tech angle. For Early, she has schools such as Georgia Tech (probably first choice), Michigan N...

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MSF ranking Europe

Merlo97

Hi there! From what you' ve heard/seen throughout your whole career, what are the best school for a MSF in Europe (i know that it depends on the field we are considering, let's say for IBD for instance). (it d be great to have a comprehensive ranking). i d say LSE/LBS/Oxbridge >= HEC > Bocconi/Escp...

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Baylor vs. SMU vs. UTD

yo2020

I'm having trouble in which school would be best to attend for international business as well as having the best chances of getting an internship and having a high salary post-graduation. Also, considering that my parents' incomes combined are not very high, I'm really considering going to UTD. But,...

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Profile Evaluation for top MiF in Europe

jsa.bernardo

Hello guys, As you can see by the title, I need your help in estimating my chances for several top MiFs. I probably will be applying for the class of 2020. **Background:** - 20 years old and Portuguese (might be an Unrepresented Minority) - Finishing my BSc in Economics in 2019 from University of...

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Which schools and degrees in order to become a quant trader?

miara.mohammed

Hello, I'm a guy who would like to become later a quant trader in a prestigious hedge fund. I'm in Italy, studying in a french school and I'll get my baccalaureate by the end of the year. I'd like to know which schools and degrees are suitable for my ambitions, knowing that I can only study in Europ...

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Profile Evaluation MSFinance Europe

Merlo97

Hi there! I just wanted to ask you about my chances of getting into a top Msc Finance in Europe: Gmat 680 (49Q) Gpa: I am from Italy, we have average weighted (mine is about 29.3/30, so the predicted degree mark is 110 cum laude/110 (the maximum grade achievable in Italy) from a not renowned univers...

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Has anyone done the M.S. in Commerce at UVA?

champagnepaki

I'm an undergrad considering it for an extra shot at recruiting. Has anyone here completed the program or know anyone that has? I'm curious about the recruiting timeline and if the opportunities are worth it in 2018 (the other two threads are almost 10 years old). ...

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HEC (International Finance) or LBS (Financial Analysis) ?

lein

Hey guys! I'm having a hard time choosing between HEC Master in International Finance and LBS Master in Financial Analysis. After graduating I'd like to work in M&A in London possibly in a bb investment bank. I feel LBS would give me something more in terms of location, network and brand, but at the...

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One more tour?

rj1443

I Recently completed my 2rd year in the military. 1 of it was in flight school. I never completed the program and had 5 months following in supply corps school. I'm currently stationed overseas in Japan as a disbursing (financial management) officer as well as a sales officer which is in charge...

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LSE Msc Accounting and Finance - Chance me!

RiverMarket

Hi all, I am planning on applying for a Masters in Accounting and Finance Programme for next year (start 2019), and my 'dream' school that I would love to attend is LSE. However I am not too sure of my chances, and would love some advice from the WSO community on my profile! Other Universities that...

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Double Degree: do I have a shot?

alradax

Hi everyone! I am a master student in management at Bocconi. I am planning to apply for a double degree with a partner university and I would like to now whether I have a shot or not. Quick CV overview: - Bachelor grade: translated to a 108/110 Italian grade (Belgian Bachelor in Business Engineeri...

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Profile Evaluation Msc Finance

Merlo97

Hi there! I just wanted to ask you about my chances of getting into a top Msc Finance in Europe: Gmat 680 (49Q) Gpa: I am from Italy, we have average weighted (mine is about 29.3/30, so the predicted degree mark is 110 cum laude/110 (the maximum grade achievable in Italy) from a not renowned univers...

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University of Pennsylvania Non Wharton! (help needed)

Capitalism King

I have spent a lot of time looking into the university's interdisciplinary majors. I would like to major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (concentration in choice and behaviors) as well as Health and Societies (concentration in health care markets and finance). Does anyone know anything about ...

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I want to become a quantitative financial analyst -- help me decide my majors

ethanhennessey

I have recently decided that I want to become a quantitative financial analyst after I finish my education. I was originally planning to double major in math and finance, along with a minor in computer science. However, I learned that a math-finance double major is next to impossible at my school du...

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Unrealistic getting into S&T with MSc Finance? (London)

Terry Tibbs

I'm a final year Physics Masters student at a UK semi-target applying for MSc Finance programs (LSE,Imperial,HEC, etc.), didn't land any FO internships so my thought was to apply with a Finance Masters at a target uni to have a realistic chance at landing an internship in S&T. From what I've seen it...

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Profile evaluation Msc Finance EU: GMAT 680 (49Q,34V)

Merlo97

Hi there! I just wanted to ask you about my chances of getting into a top Msc Finance in Europe: Gmat 680 (49Q) Gpa: I am from Italy, we have average weighted (mine is about 29.3/30, so the predicted degree mark is 110 cum laude/110 (the maximum grade achievable in Italy) from a not renowned univer...

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Oxford vs LSE vs Claremont McKenna vs U-Chiacgo vs Princeton

jonnynicoll22

Was hoping for any insights or opinions on which of the following schools people would recommend. I'd be interested in either working in IB research or alternatively pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics and working at IMF/ World Bank thereafter. I've applied for Oxford PPE and LSE Phil&Econ, and expect a...

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Am I screwed for the CFA?

RiverMarket

Hi guys, Been a bit of a forum lurker so far, but I am looking for some advice. I am currently in my final year of a degree at a non-target (UK), and so I am taking the CFA Level 1 on December the 1st. The only issue is that I have covered next to none of the content so far (due to internship appli...

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Selling Magoosh account, 9 months left and don't need it

investmentbankinganalyst

Selling Magoosh account, 9 months left and don't need it as I decided not to take the GMAT. PM me if you are interested in buying it. I haven't done any of the practice questions...

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Business undrgraduate in canada(Ivey vs. Queen's commerce vs. mcgill desautels) - Currently a grade 11 student

chaunceybillups

Hi I am currently a grade 11 student at an Ontario High school. I want to know if my current mark and extra curriculars are good enough for any of the big three business programs in canada. I have a 93% average and have a 88 in english and a 98 in advanced functions and 97 in calculus. My extra curr...

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Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)

Mr. Potato

Hi guys, I've been browsing the Internet here and there searching for info about this uni and its placement. I haven't found a lot of info tho. ( the post were a bit old i.e. 2014) What is the reputation and the value of this uni? Is the admission criteria(first come, first served) a signal of the...

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MSc Finance options...

WeirdFishes

Hi all, I’m looking at going for an MSc in finance to strengthen my application for a career in IB. Long story short, I did my undergrad at UBC in Canada, Applied Mathematics, and found an interest in banking after a time-series research stint during the summer of my third year. I got a little mo...

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HEC vs IE vs ESADE vs Bocconi

aliemir1996

Hello everyone, I am an electrical engineering graduate from the highest ranking Turkish institution with 3.00/400 (Honors degree). Right now I am working as a business analyst at Deloitte Strategy & Operations and would like to pursue an MSc Finance degree at a target school. By the start of the p...

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Bocconi Msc Finance profile evaluation

slo1212

Hello, I am an Financial Mathematics student from Slovenia and I would like to know what are the requirements for Bocconi University (Msc in Finance). Profile : - EU Citizen - Languages: Slovenian, English (Intermediate Level) - GPA : 9/10 (Slovenian GPA) -1 month of internship in asset management ...

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MSF Programs: USC Marshall vs. Boston College Carroll vs. UT Austin McCombs

Jennifer-Li

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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Series 7 and Grad School

djca1130

Hey everyone, long-time reader and love all the advice but I searched and never saw anything about this in the past. I am going to be starting grad school in the fall and already have my Series 7 (and 66) and wondered what (if any) possibilities exist for me to keep those active while I am in schoo...

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UT BHP (business honors) vs Wash U Business

kris1970

Based on ranking, placement, I feel that Wash U is better than UT McCombs in undergrad business program. How would UT BHP compare to Wash U? often hear that UT BHP people get placed mostly in TX and there are very few who get in to top companies in NYC or Chicago or West Coast. Which is better in ...

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MBA Application Extras

Personal MBA Coach

While the MBA application essays and interviews may get the bulk of your attention, schools are increasingly adding crucial extra components to their application requirements. Below are some important application “extras” to prepare for and Personal MBA Coach’s advice on how to tackle each. ...

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WUSTL MSF Class of 2018

gothicwaffle

Hey Guys, I just got accepted into the MSF program at WUSTL and have a few questions for anyone who either recently got accepted into the program or anyone who is currently going through/ finished the program. Where did you live? Is it possible to land and complete an internship during the program...

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Can I get an IB associate position with only 2 yrs work experience before b-school?

bogahoga

Hi all, I just recently graduated from undergrad. I'm now working at a BB as an analyst in a risk management/compliance rotational program. I was also recently admitted to a top-15 MBA deferred admissions program that recruits heavily for IB. I have the option of attending the MBA program after 2 to...

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Getting into WallStreet as a German undergraduate

RIBY30

Dear WSO Community, I really need your help because there is an enormous amount of questions on my mind considering my difficult situation. But first, let me introduce myself: I'm a 19 year old german student attending a mediocre, non-target german University studying Economics. Due to skipping a c...

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SAP C_TSCM42_67 VCE Questions Answers

Bella-Jullia

Join thousands of successful professionals at VceTests and download 100% real SAP exam dumps. Our most updated and accurate C_TSCM42_67 exam dumps are key to your success in this exam. We deliver top quality C_TSCM42_67 vce questions verified by professional experts to guarantee your success even th...

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LMM PE in EU -> M7 Business School Chances

EUROPETARGET

Hey Guys, I'm currently a western european Student in my final Undergrad year at an European Target School (SSE/HEC/HSG/Bocconi/RSM) through some connections I have the possibilitty of joining a LMM PE Fund ($500 Million - $1bn AUM) in their new analyst program next year. Let's assume I would work ...

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UT Austin Non-BHP Recruting

ArseneWenger

Title says it all. Can anyone shed some light on non-BHP recruiting at UT Austin? Thanks ...

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Getting a job on wall street from Community College

nimak21

Hello all, I currently am a first year freshman at a community college. I know, a lot of people think community college is for idiots and so on, but either ways here goes. My back up plan is to transfer to UC Berkeley or UCLA if I can't get into an ivy league from transfer, which is insanely hard. O...

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windows

Maanvik-Cheguri

Solar panels are commonly used nowadays in many parts of countries.We can conserve energy by using solar panels.The use of electricity reduces and the cost cuts down....

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Who Should Consider Non-Traditional MBA Options?

Personal MBA Coach

**Getting an MBA does not necessarily require taking two years off from work.** While for many the traditional 2-year program might be the best bet, there are an increasing number of alternative options you can consider based on your personal circumstances and goals. All programs teach the same ...

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Looking for a Msc Finance - Some recommendations?

xavi_sbd92

Hello everyone, I am 26, hold BBA and work experience as a financial controller in a startup (5 years), co-founder and CFO of a startup (2 years) and 4+ years of M&A analyst in collaboration with a senior M&A consultant. I would like to do a Msc in Finance/ Corporate Finance in a European Univ...

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Please Help Evaluate My "Profile"

achille_17

Hello All, I am a first time poster although I have been following the forums for quite some time now (yeah, I'm that guy that just lurks and reads but doesn't post). With that being said, I greatly appreciate everyone's input as in my opinion this is the #1 website/place where aspiring business s...

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U Chicago / Booth Round 1 Interview Invites are Coming Out

VodkaRedBull

Any word for Round 1 applicants on WSO yet? I've heard that in previous years they have released invites in small batches over the course of a few weeks. Not sure if there is any rhyme or reason to which applicants receive their interview invites first. I have not yet heard back, but fingers are cro...

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MAJOR grading mistake by top University

p.geo

Hello everyone. I have an issue I was wondering if anyone can advise me about. I recently graduated from a top target in Europe for finance and I have proof that they made two mistakes with my grades. After I got my results in the summer I requested information about my grades for 3 courses which ...

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Where should i do my exchange semester in europe? I have a 4.5/6 average but do have a strong CV with IB M&A Experience at a BB

alessandro.tronza

Hi guys, I am currently studying at HSG with an average of 4.5/6 and am looking to do at least 1 exchange semester abroad. What universities in Europe (except germany) do you recommend for someone who wants to go into IB? I know that in England UCL, Oxbridge, LSE and Imperial are target schools but ...

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Best School for Detroit Market

jcw6s

Hello all. I live and work in Nashville as a year 1 financial analyst for the nation’s 3rd largest hospice company. I originally planned to go to Vandy for their MSF then make my way into IBD in NYC or Chicago. After an intensive conversation with my wife, we have decided that it is best to raise ...

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BBA program at UMich Ross is rapidly growing, am I justified in being upset?

hannah2022

When I applied the class profile said 500 students per year. Well, there are 644 BBAs in the class of 2021 and people are saying there could be nearly 700 BBAs in my class of 2022 after cross-campus transfers next summer. I feel like this dramatic growth diminishes the cachet. And doesn't this extra...

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How To Articulate Your Post-MBA Goals

Personal MBA Coach

With a few exceptions, articulating your post-MBA goals is a crucial part of the application process. Most business schools want to know how you will make the world better when you leave their campuses and what your unique mark will be. As you begin to reflect upon and articulate your goals, cons...

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Restaurant owner/chef looking for MBA Advice

bkzen

Hey Monkeys - I'm a former consultant/current chef in NYC looking for advice regarding MBAs. I went to NYU for undergrad, majored in Econ with a minor in math (CAS not Stern), and worked 2 yrs at a executive compensation firm. Then I worked at Momofuku MIlk Bar for about 1 year as a bookkeeper. ...

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If B-School Professors are so smart why are they in Academia and not in Industry

Pershing ROI

Some of my professors have degrees from the best institutions. Every semester I read their Bios and I am impressed with the level of knowledge. However, I keep asking myself why they chose to leave industry and teach / research when they know so much about their expertise. Is it too stressful on th...

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MBA Programs for Veterans

liamcoleman30

Understand that this is a pretty niche question but I'm finishing my last contract year as an Army officer and my goal is to break into IB. Undergrad GPA was not great (3.0) at a non target, because once I signed my active duty contract I kind of switched my focus and I figured if I can get into a g...

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MBA Apps take a plunge!

Pershing ROI

It appears that people are trying to change the para---dig(m)! Link to the article Any thoughts monkeys?...

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Double major Fin/CS vs triple minor in...

Fullcommasean

Hello all, Non target student here, doing BS in finance. My aspirations are undecided between trading, asset/investment management, fixed income, and ideally any of those things within a hedge fund. ANYWAY! Merits of a CS double major are obvious. Not terribly concerned with GPA hit (I'm a great...

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CFA and Msc Finance

kadarsh.bk98

There are many universities which provide a Msc Finance course with and without CFA. Is it advisable to join a college to get a CFA and a Masters at the same time or is it better to work and give CFA papers?...

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If you worked at Starbucks or retail after your bachelors degree, is that good enough experience to apply for an MBA program?

TheBestMan

If the job market was bad after your bachelors degree and you could only get a job at Starbucks or Retail or maybe any other lowly job unrelating to business. And you figure that you can only advance your career with a MBA. You look at the MBA program requirements and you see that they require 2-5...

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Best MBA to move back to London with

L4mbo

Hi, Hoping some fellow monkeys can help me out. I am thinking of applying to do an MBA and hoping someone can help compare the reputations of different schools for jobs in London. This is with the aim to narrow down the schools I apply to. I am UK national and would look to return to work in Londo...

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UT Austin McCombs MBA - Consulting Recruiting 2018 Update

Poseidon_

Finalizing my list of B School to apply at the end of the year and thinking of making McCombs one of my schools. I did research on LinkedIn and looked at their career reports, but just wanted to ask the WSO crowd - how strong is Consulting recruiting from McCombs? (Not that good from what I've see...

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CFA for Structured Finance

Breedget

Hi everyone, I recently decided to register for the CFA Lev I exam. I am with a Big4 as auditor, but I might get a job in structured finance, which is a field I worked in the past. I decided to take the CFA for my own benefit to enhance my financial culture and because one day I would like to be an ...

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Abnormal Undergrad Student Profile. Is it still possible to go for an MBA?

lazaruslurcel

Hi guys, So I attended undergraduate at Brown University. My first year started off well enough (3.7 GPA), but during my second year I began having a number of health issues (at the same time, I don't use them as an excuse for my poor scholastic performance.) Rather than take time off, I continue...

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How much will 4 withdrawals hurt me?

DfhaJjjxx

Hi everybody. Due to a family emergency (one of my parents is very sick and will need surgery soon), I will need to drop my courses this semester in order to take care of them. Will this affect me in grad school admissions if these are the only withdrawals I have? Also, the courses I am taking this ...

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Getting into the McGill Honours in Investment Management Program (HIM)

Finance Schminance

I am a second year CEGEP student with an R-score that will get me into management into McGill University. Transitioning from a regular major in finance into the HIM program is extremely competitive. Is there anyone who has experience in this and can give some tips? If you have no idea what McGill is...

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Interview with Director of Berkeley Haas MFE

Linda Abraham

I interviewed Linda Kreitzman, Executive Director of the Master of Financial Engineering Program at UC Berkeley, a couple of weeks ago. If you are considering applying to MFE programs, especially if you are thinking about this one, you really want to[ listen to this podcast: The Berkeley MFE: One ...

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Should I retake or skip the GMAT entirely?

CommadantCipher

Hi guys. So last December I took the GMAT and didn't manage to achieve my goal of 700. Instead I got a 580 which I cancelled straight away because I couldn't bear to see it (hence I can only remember that I got a 28 on Verbal, but not my Quant score). I took a preparatory class but it didn't help wi...

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Indian GMAT performance (questionable?)

Esuric

Am I the only one that finds Indian GMAT results, especially their performance on the verbal section, at least a little bit suspicious? I mean, this is a nation where police can be bought for a few hundred rupies and where politicians can be bought for a few hundred dollars. Why is GMAC so sure that...

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10 Sample MBA Interview Questions

Personal MBA Coach

**Invited to interview at your dream school? Congrats!** But remember, this is only the beginning! All of your hard work on the applications, essays and GMAT/GRE may have gotten you this far, but do not rest on your laurels! The interview is one of the most important parts of the process and one t...

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Big 4 recruitment at the following schools

Daniel-Ship

Kelley(IU) Gies(UIUC) Fisher(OSU) Farmer(MiamiOH) Carlson(Minnesota) I know some of these schools are higher ranked than others, but do the Big 4 generally have a large recruiting presence at all of them? ...

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Help on which MSc to choose (Finance-related)

Derapage

Hi, I'm a Bocconi student (undergrad, BSc in International Economics and Finance) and I will hopefully graduate in september. I'm considering applying for a few MSc programmes for 2019-2020. I want to do a MSc in Finance and have a preference for the corporate aspect; my target would be to work in ...

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Rating of Ms in Quantitative Finance in University College Dublin

Suchismit-Choudhuri

Is Ms in Quantitative Finance from University College Dublin good? Kindly suggest in terms of every aspect including job prospect about the same in Ireland.....

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FT, PT, or no MBA?

patagucci90

Long-time WSO fan looking for some honest advice. I currently work as an associate FP&A director for a large biotech firm in the DC area. The pay and work/ life balance are great, but I feel like I’m getting complacent and I’m not getting challenged enough. I’ve always been interested in th...

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HELP: how to answer schools/applications asking "do you know anyone in our community"

daniel1402

Most schools in the application will ask about a candidate's current connections to the school's community (i.e. current students, alumni, faculty, etc.). What are these schools looking for here? And what really counts as a connection? If I've spoken to current students via email/phone by acquiring...

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Does transferring universities affect grad school admissions?

jmoham

Just wondering if transfer students are looked down on for any reason example going to NYU for 1 year transferring to Cornell will they care about that assuming gpa and everything else is good...

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For undergrad, any major difference in outcome/prestige UMich Ross vs. Notre Dame Mendoza?

midwest_kid

Hey, I'm going to be a first generation college student, so my blue collar family isn't much help in this regard. US News puts Ross undergrad at #3. But Poets & Quants and Bloomberg put Mendoza ahead of Ross, at #2 (with Ross at #8 and #10, respectively). I think they're both about the same size, 50...

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Does studying for the GMAT make you smarter?

Brio

I am curious to see if the GMAT study material actually makes people smarter or is studying just an exercise to achieve a certain score on some standardized test. ...

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Good undergraduate business schools for a highschooler.

satdish07

Hey I am a highschooler and am curious what schools I should I apply for for UG finance. I live in Virginia so I will be applying to UVA and W&M (maybe washington and lee) Any other schools (except for HYPS duke mit and wharton because those are reach schools for me) that would help me for a finan...

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Graduating undergrad soon, early input on profile for potential MBA?

TheMBAthrowaway

In my 4th year of school and am starting full-time in 2019, but wanted to get an early idea of what business schools my profile might warrant if I pursue an MBA in the future. Thanks for all the help. Personal: * Hispanic, first-gen, male Undergrad/grad school: * Accounting major at large Texa...

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Which LAC for IB : Middlebury, CMC or W&L

kaiser58

Hello, I am in the process of choosing an undergraduate school to attend next year (if I am accepted) and I would like to attend a small liberal college preferably. Which one, between Claremont Mckenna College, Middlebury and Washington & Lee university do you think would guarantee the best placem...

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Better SUNY? Binghamton or Stony Brook?

jhanan7

I am currently a high school student living in Buffalo and applying to colleges. My choice has pretty much come down to Binghamton or Stony Brook. I come from a middle class family and we really do not have the means to send me to an expensive target school, so SUNY schools are really one of my only...

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What to do with a 640 GMAT ?

Palomafin

Hi guys, I'd appreciate some help in evaluating my profile. I would like to land a job in IBD, but it's pretty difficult if you come from french universities, this is why I am applying to top universities in Europe. - Undergrad degree : Bsc in Business/Management at La Sorbonne University in Paris...

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Your GMAT/GRE Questions Answered

Personal MBA Coach

Testing, testing, testing! For better or for worse, GMAT/GRE is a key topic of conversation throughout the application process. Below are the 5 questions I am asked most often about the GMAT/GRE. **Q. How important is the GMAT/GRE?** A. While these tests are not the be all and end all and are jus...

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Best extracurriculars to take at community college for transfers?

qocbd

Basically the title. I'm at a CC rn and I got good grades rn and I'm gonna be applying as a transfer to schools pretty soon. All I do outside of school though is play a sport (2 if you include chess lmao). What else should I do? The clubs at my school I think are pretty weak, nobody really goes to t...

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MSF Class of 2018

TNA

I 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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Which has a better shot at top MBA's: F50 Corp Fin vs MM IB?

Mar23

Hello, I'm currently a senior at UCLA/USC/Notre Dame type schools, with a 3.6 in Business Administration. I currently have an offer in MM investment bank such as Raymond James/WF/Baird and a corporate rotational program at a Fortune 50 TMT company. Attending a great business school has always been a...

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Undergraduate- Lehigh vs Penn State vs Rutgers (in-state) vs UMD vs Bentley vs Bentley

Highschoolsenior123

I am currently a Senior in High School and wondering which of these schools are best regarded on The Street? Keep in mind I would be able to run Track at Lehigh, Bentley, and Babson.. although Babson isnt favored by me due to its small size and night life. ...

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Military Vet too old for MSF or MBA?

davidthegoliath

Hey everyone! I recently graduated my state flagship with a BS Computer Science (3.75 GPA). Before going to school, I spent 6 years in the military and two years before that working odd jobs. I currently work for a local bank doing software development and I love it. As much as I enjoy my job, I'm ...

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Am I good enough for LSE Msc Finance?

adrien.bariki.alaoui

Hi everyone, Here is my profile: - GPA: 3.88 at HEC Montreal. Top 3 Canadian Business School. - Double Major in Finance & Economics. - GMAT: 710 (Q.45 V.41) - IELT: 7.5 overall - Three recommendations letters: - One from a FX Trader and Ex-Economist at the Central Bank of Canada. Was my teache...

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Competitiveness To MSF Program With No Work Experience

Sean884

Hey everyone, I'm Sean and I am new to this forum. I would love some input on my potential competitiveness applying to MSF programs as I feel my background is not typical for MSF programs. Undergrad: University of Florida Major: Food and Resource Economics Minor: Business Admin. GRE: V: 155 Q: 164 ...

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Master Exchange Europe () MSc Finance

FlorisAmsterdam

Hello everyone, Currently I am doing a Master in Finance at the University of Amsterdam and would like to do an additional master exchange semester and have narrowed my choices to EDHEC, Dauphine, Bocconi. Other options include Sciencepo, LUISS and Lausanne. What do you guys think would be my best...

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