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AMA: Columbia MBA Admit

businessrob

<h4>My background</h4> This time last year I was studying for GMAT while putting very long hours at my Big4 job in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> and luckily was able to pass the exam by the end of summer. I know some of you guys are currently in my...

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What would you do if you were me? (Medicine vs Business)

ConfusedGuru

Hey guys, I just want to preface this by saying its a long one, but any sort of advice would be greatly appreciated, because I am so very lost and scared for my future. For context, I just finished my sophomore year at UC San Diego as a Biology major originally intending to go for medical...

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Low GPA - HBX Core to Compensate - Are all Classes/Programs created Equal?

biotechnerd

Hey All, I have a low GPA (3.11) with a downward trend. No point getting into the reasons why in this post. Anyone who has read [Accepted's MBA Admissions Tip: Dealing with a Low GPA](https://blog.accepted.com/applying-to-b-school-with-a-low-gpa/) knows that the most important part of...

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Has Anyone Heard Back From The McGill MMF Admissions Committee Yet For An Interview - 2019 Intake

Roxane

Hi, I applied towards the end of last year - for the second round of admissions for the McGill MMF program (2019 intake). Has anyone here been given an invitation to interview yet?...

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Undergrad: Northwestern vs UVA vs Michigan vs UNC

Dilly Dilly

Hi, This is my first post and I made it because I am having a really hard time deciding which college to attend next year. My career interests include finance and consulting. Although I am going for the education, I also really care about the social environment of the school. I really enjoy watchin...

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Non-Target Undergrad: Business School Advice

stateofbananas

Hey all, Looking for some advice on future career opportunities that could be available with hard work and dedication. I want to know which one might be best to take in getting to Business School. ####Background * School: non-target state school (Think UC Riverside, U Oregon, Uconn etc.) * GP...

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Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance?

Louis-Hinnant

Is anybody on WSO familiar with this school, specifically the MF program? I've heard from some in Shanghai finance that it is well-reputed and finding a job at top firms shouldn't be difficult. ...

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Is college a lot harder (more stressful) than it was 30 years ago?

TheBestMan

Comparing your own college experience with that of your parents(or any person who went to college decades ago). I know the material taught is different but would you say that upper level finance/accounting/economics courses taught today has the same amount of rigor and stress for students that took ...

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Wake Forest vs Lehigh vs Bucknell vs U Richmond vs Fordham vs Providence

BruhMoments

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College Decision: USC, Colgate, Haverford

justsomeguy1226

Hey guys. I’m a senior in high school with the following options: Haverford, USC Marshall, and Colgate. All of which weren’t my top picks, but I still think I have some solid options. I hope to one day work in investment banking, ideally in New York City, and be an analyst. Any recommendations a...

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Need help with College choice and pathways

TrxpGawd

Im looking for advice on where to go for undergrad and whether I should transfer or how should I approach this. I applied to 8 schools UCLA, NYU, UCSD, Notre Dame, Cornell, Berkeley, Santa Clara, and USC. The only schools I got into where UCSD and Santa Clara, I am still waiting on Cornell and Berke...

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Interview for Cambridge's MFin

andres.arboleda

Hello, I've got an interview scheduled for next wednesday (23rd) with Prof. Taylor from the MFin at Cambridge. Has anyone gone through the experience and would like to share some thoughts? Thank you guys! ...

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What makes a Business degree better than an economics degree when it comes to investment banking?

treyforman42

Hypothetical situation: you are an economics major at a university with a target business school. You have access to all the same resources that the students at the business school do. What makes the business degree a better major when it comes to preparing you for finance? What makes business a bet...

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MBA vs Msc

casper_1

Hi all, I have been working for a startup (sourcing) in Hong Kong over the past 5 years and am looking to pivot into the finance industry, preferably an IB role. I have an undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering and have a decent coding and mathematics background. I am 27 years old. I have a ...

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What are my chances to get into lbs?

CurryBeef

Hello, I'm a final year student at a private university in Thailand, taking BBA (majoring in finance). My current gpa is 3.75 and expected to graduate between 3.7 to 3.75. I was also awarded with CFA exam student scholarship this year by my university. I have one past internship at an insurance brok...

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Admission chances evaluation - MSc in Finance at LSE/HEC Paris

Ignasi-Manso

Hello, I am applying to the Msc in Finance programmes at LSE and HEC as I just received my GMAT scores. I am a bit worried because I will likely not receive my official GMAT scores until a couple weeks (late application will hurt my chances) plus my GMAT quant score is not stellar. Could you please...

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Schulich MBA for finance?

lathaviswamohan

Hello everyone! I need your help to make my decision: I have received an admit from Schulich for the full time MBA program. I am aware that it is not the best program for my goal as an investment analyst. But I wanted to know how difficult it will be to get into this role as this program does fall w...

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European Masters in Management to FT IB or Strategy Consulting

Anonymous Monkey

I am an American from a top 30 non-target undergrad considering a European MiM after a two-year stint in the Peace Corps with the goal of breaking into either IB or strategy consulting (leaning towards consulting). I've poured through these forums, but I've been unable to get a straight answer regar...

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Msc finance EDHEC is really worth something

badouriaymane

Getting a Msc in finance from EDHEC will gurantee you a summer internship at the bulge brackets like GS or JPM etc or NOT...

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Undergraduate GPA and class rank for Msc. Finance

ricia_morer

I'm preparing myself to apply to top European Msc. Finance programs. Some British schools say that you should have a **minimum** of 2:1 (or 3.5 GPA). I'm from Brazil, from a non-target school. My GPA is 3.2 but I'm **2nd** in a class of 50. The HIGHEST GPA (1st in class rank) in class is around 3.4...

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Yale som vs berkeley haas for mbb?

Urbanac

Hey all, Coming from a non-profit/int dev background and trying to break into mbbd... no preference for location (woukd work internationally too) Which school offers the best chance to get into one of these top firms? ...

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750 GMAT!!! Advice Needed!! Which MBA top 15 MBA should I apply to, to Maximize my chances!

Rastafara

Longtime Lurker here, going to be Applying to business school soon. I need help evaluating my profile for which Programs I can apply to, to increase my chances of gaining admission with a good amount $$$ My Profile Non Target Unranked undergraduate 3.95 GPA GMAT 750 3.5yrs WE in FLDP for Top Aerosp...

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USC - Masters of Business for Veterans

mid535

https://www.marshall.usc.edu/programs/specialized-masters-programs/master-business-veterans What are your thoughts? Intuitively, a way to take advantage of the (now rightfully outrageous) GI Bill. A good friend of mine is a SEAL and is jumping in next cohort. Obviously not on par with an MBA...but ...

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MSc Finance at Imperial College

Srbija

Hello everybody, How do you rank Imperial College compared to other french business schools : HEC/ESSEC/ESCP/EDHEC ? I got an offer to join Imperial's flagship program, and no matter what the FT ranking says, I definitely believe that studying at a top 10 global university matters more than a spe...

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Warwick business school vs Copenhagen business school

mlee8803

I received offers from both of the schools. Warwick - MSc Finance. (1 year) Copenhagen - MSc Finance and Investment. (2 years) Which should I go for? Which one has a better reputation and quality of education? Which one gives better job opportunities to foreign students after graduation? (at le...

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Admission chances for latinamerican undergraduate - LSE, IE Business School, Oxford, HEC (Masters in Finance or related)

luismaradiaga

Hello, I am centralamerican (Honduran) with double major in Industrial Engineering and Finances and an associate degree in Business Administration. Im currently aspiring for a Finance related masters degree in a top B-school in europe. I graduated from a local Honduran unviersity, top 3 of the class...

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DUKE MMS PROGRAM VS USC BUSINESS ANALYTICS

davesuccess8_1

How to choose between Duke MMS (10k scholarship) vs. USC Business Analytics (No scholarship) Masters?...

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Should I accept admission into UW Madison MSF program

mtnclimber

I was recently accepted into the Masters of Finance: Applied Security Analysis Program at UW Madison. I am currently a junior so next year I will finish my undergrad degree and start the MS program. Then I will spend another year and graduate with the masters degree. I am debating if I should acc...

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Baruch Financial Mathematics

Nontarget2019

Hello everyone, I am currently an undergraduate at Baruch College and I am likely pursuing the bachelor of science in financial mathematics program. I would like to know, is this program respected by employers given Baruch's math department is well regarded for it's MFE program? Thank you for any ...

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myongjiuk00

............................................................ I appreciate your time.... Best regards...

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Deciding the best path to end up in Portfolio Management.

AlecA

I want to gain clarity on what the best path is in regards to my potential career goals. I am basically lost in what I should do after graduation (Junior in college). I know that I need some sort of graduate degree, however, I am unsure of which route is the best fit. I am an accounting major, but d...

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Cheaters

Pershing ROI

https://www.cnn.com/2019/03/12/us/college-admission-cheating-scheme/index.html This makes my stomach turn. Throw them under the jail!!!...

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Where to put MBA Savings?

nbd786

I'll be pursuing my MBA in 5 years and have started saving for it to minimize the amount of loans I'll have to take out. Should I put my MBA savings (as they accumulate) in my high yield savings account or in an index fund? ...

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How is Dyson School AEM MPS for IB/Financial consulting?

cyandray

I did my undergrad in Psych major and got accepted to this graduate program recently. One important reason to apply to this program is one of its concentration, called ABEIC (applied bahvioral economics and individual choice), which sounds fitting my academic background. However, the Dyson website ...

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Something different (Master's)

Ben Rickert

Hi all, I will tell you a bit about my background first: I am a final year student from a semi-target in the UK. I was lucky enough to secure a summer internship at a BB in London for the coming summer. I always thought I would do a MSc in Finance after my undergrad, preferably at LBS/LSE/HEC. I ...

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Canadian Profile Evaluation for UK G5+ LBS MSc

LYNNERAN

Dear all, I am currently a year 2 student study at Sauder School of Business, the University of British Columbia. I will be applying to various MSc in Finance programs and the likes (Class starting Fall 2021). I would very much appreciate your thoughts on my odds of admission and, perhaps more imp...

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Analyst -> MSF -> Associate

Click OK to Continue

I currently work in corporate banking in a tier II city. I've got a few years experience as an analyst, and am starting to look at b-school. My post b-school goals are to either (1) stay in corporate banking, (2) move to a direct lender (Antares / NXT, etc.) in a credit role, or (3) possibly move in...

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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 lot of w...

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PE IR Associate MBA Exit Opps

ExitOpsorBust

Hi All, Non-target undergrad, ex-BB A2A MS/JPM/ GS (front office, but not IBD) that left to join a PE IR/Fundraising team (not MF, but top 15 in strategy). In an Associate program with opportunity for direct promote to VP, but want to do something a bit more intellectually stimulating, i.e., join a...

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Best Masters Program for MBB seeking Non-target STEM major.

FreeKashmir

Dear WSO, I am a senior Physics Major with a 3.3 at a non-target. I have a 168Q 164V GRE or a 750 GMAT equivalent according to the ETS converter. I have set my sights on an MBB spot but know I can't get it from my current program. I was wondering what masters degree is best for someone in my positi...

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DealRoom - Virtual Data Room & Project Management Software for Agile M&A

Lori-Wade

One of the best virtual data rooms in the US market is DealRoom. We have reasonable prices, responsible managers, pleasant discounts, and the most important is the number of services that we provide. ...

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Maste rin Management: Durham vs St Andrews

snakerz

Hi there, was wondering which of the two is best for aMaster Programme in Management. I am referring as the quality of teaching and Industry Network expecially for Sales role in FMCG. Really appreciated your support and advise. Thx to everybody...

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Chances at some of the M7?

wabo22

I'm thinking about the following b-schools: Booth, Sloan, Kellogg, Wharton, Yale, Columbia. Dream school would be HBS but realize this is highly unlikely with my stats/background. What do you think my chances are given my profile, and how can I strengthen my application: Professional Experience: 4 ...

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Regular FT MBA vs. Tech focused MBA

Y2A

I plan on pursuing an MBA in order to switch careers---currently in corp. banking and after 6 years, I'm pretty tired of it and want to do something else. I'm aiming to do something in the tech industry, whether be at mature firm (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT, etc) or at a VC. I'm at a very early stage (GMAT is...

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LSE Accounting and Finance vs Imperial MSc Finance

crozzb3st

Hi! I was lucky to be accepted at the following MSc programs: 1. LSE MSc Accounting and Finance 2. Imperial MSc Finance I want to break into IB/PE, preferably in London. Which of these programs will suit me best? From what I've heard, LSE’s program is the oldest, and it's very well established...

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Business school or keep interning???

InternationalHammer

I'm currently interning at a real estate investment/management firm in my home town. My end goal is to start my own firm and do pretty much exactly what this company does and I have the opportunity to start from the bottom up here. However, I recently was just accepted to do my Msc in Investment Man...

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Business school or keep interning?

InternationalHammer

I'm currently interning at a real estate investment/management firm in my home town. My end goal is to start my own firm and do pretty much exactly what this company does and I have the opportunity to start from the bottom up here. However, I recently was just accepted to do my Msc in Investment Man...

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Top MBA Chance?

JohnD894

Hey everyone, I have a unique story (or so I think). I’m 33 and work in enterprise sales for a large prominent technology company. Finance is my passion and I’m ready to go forth. About 7 years total experience in the workforce out of college. Great accomplishments I could demonstrate in my cur...

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Thesis topic for a future FIG banker

undergraduate-silverback

Hi everyone, I have about a month before I need to choose my thesis topic and I am still stuck on exactly what I should choose. I am graduating into an IB FIG coverage team next year and I have a keen interest in the banks and in particular, the quantum and composition of TLAC (regulatory bank cap...

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MSc Finance IE, ESADE, CASS or EDHEC?

carlook

Hello everyone! I've been accepted to the Master's in Finance at IE, ESADE, CASS, and EDHEC. I am looking for advice on which program to choose. Looking at the Financial Times ranking, EDHEC is the 3rd finance program worldwide, however, I don't want to fully trust the ranking. I would like to ha...

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Applying to top MBA programs in 2019-2020?

Linda Abraham

You're invited to [*7 Steps to MBA Acceptance in 2020*](https://reports.accepted.com/7-steps-to-mba-acceptance-in-2020), a live webinar which I will present on Wednesday March 13 at 10 AM PT/1 PM ET. I'll be discussing steps you should take between now and the summer to optimize your application i...

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Oxford MFE Offer: Should I accept it?

mak14

Greetings, I received an offer from Oxford MFE program. As it's quite early in the application process, I did not get the chance to apply to MIT MFin (another of my choice). I have many questions to answer before I make my decision. Here are some of those: Should I accept the Oxford offer? Is it ...

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LSE MSc Finance Part-time?

arbitrageyolo

Hello, I have a question in regards to pursuing a MSc in Finance. I've got an offer (after SA gig) to join an Ops group at a BB (think GS/JPM/MS) in London. The role is S&T Middle Office/client facing operational side. Coming from a low income background, no connections and semi-target uni in UK (...

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Vandy vs Hopkins MSF

HAGS19

I am looking to go into MM IB and one of the top MM Firms. I have BO experience at JPM and am a CFA L2 candidate. I actually have a pretty good resume and technical/modeling knowledge. Looking to add summer IB internship at small local shop. I am currently accepted to both Hopkins (Full Ride) & ...

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Best majors at ND for consulting?

samND45

I'm a freshman at ND and have to declare my major soon. In Mendoza, there is an interesting Business Analytics major, but it's a pretty new program. Additionally, I'm considering the Science-Business major, where you take all of the core science courses and all of the intro business classes in Mendo...

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Georgetown McDonough vs. NYU Stern (PT Programs)

psyduck_consultant

Hi everyone, I have been working for a F100 since 2011. I started as a management analyst and recently got promoted to a senior consultant role within strategy department. At 2014, I applied for top MBA programs and got in top 7 schools. During my decision process, I learnt that my wife was pregn...

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BU Vs Northeastern Vs Babson Vs UIUC for business undergrad

Akshat-Jain

Hey, I'm from India. I've been admitted to all these places in the respective business schools and I'm having a tough time deciding between these for business and for a prospective career in banking/consulting. What is important for me is the career opportunities, campus life, the crowd and social l...

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MBA St Gallen: Waht do you think to get into HF or PE in Switerzland for non German Spearkers?

pennytrade2016

Hi guy, I am thinking to take a MBA in St. Gallen to switch from Investment Banking - Trading (Structured Products market making) to HF, PE or others because I do not see opportunities in Trading as many investment banks are closing desks and downsizing ops. Do you think it is possible to break i...

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Imperial MSc Finance vs. MSc Investments and Wealth Management opinions.

Xemo

Hi, I am considering both of these programs although I can't find any major differences between these two. Obviously, the major difference is that the second one prepares you better for Asset Management roles. However, how they are comparable in a) Job placements b) GMAT average (which one is hard...

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MBA vs MSc Finance/Part-time vs distance

sezna

Hi all, I just completed my PhD in a humanities field and am employed full-time at a university. However, I long ago decided that I don't want to be an academic and I am now weighing my options (again). I am considering whether an MBA or an MSc in Finance would be better for me. I am particularly ...

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What Colleges Should I Apply To?

rome

I feel like I wouldn't be able to get into the target schools only gettings a 1070 on the SAT... and College deadlines are approaching so far I've applied too Miami U,Drexel, Indiana U ,PSU, MSU, FSU, Temple, Baruch and I was wondering if there's any other schools I should try getting into. ...

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Veteran choosing between CMU and Georgetown. Where to GO?

TheRock

Good evening Guys!! Long time lurker, second time poster. I read through a few threads regarding recruiting from Carnegie Mellon vs. Georgetown and still can't make up my mind. I'm looking for any sort of guidance. Despite the difference in the MBA rankings, neither program seems to win out over t...

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LBS MiM / LSE Global MiM / HEC-Yale M2M

eternaloptimist

Hi 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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What to do? Stuck in my Job

WhiteKnightDD

Hey Guys, I'm in a jam and in need of serious help/mentor-ship It seems my career in Finance has come to and end. This all began when my offer to Lazard got rescinded in 2009-2010 during the financial crisis. After I lost that gig, I didn't have any internships to take on and no experience so I to...

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Which laptop should I buy for undergrad business school?

angulartroglodyte

Right now, I am using a 2014 MacBook Pro, but I'm thinking I might be better off moving over to windows next year as my college's business curriculum is very Microsoft Office oriented. Preliminarily, I'm thinking of getting a Microsoft Surface, but I would love to hear which laptops you guys would r...

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UTA MSF Welcome Week -- Worth it?

L4S

Anyone here go to (or skip) the UTA MSF Welcome Week? Was it worth it? Would skipping materially affect anything? Any advice here is appreciated. ...

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Military to Finance Undergrad

Minny97

I'm an AD enlisted Marine and part time undergrad student. I have about a year and a half left in the Marines and then I'm transferring to finish undergrad in Finance. I have about a 3.8 GPA. I'm looking at SMU, Northeastern, Fordham, Penn State, GWU and a few others. I really want to work in financ...

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MSF Profile Evaluation: Class of 2020

FIJIBull

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:** * International (f-1 visa/Russia) * Bachelors from Florida public university (Class of 2018, Finance, 3.95 GPA) *...

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Wharton or Reapply?

deloittemonkey1

I applied to bschool this year (HSW + LBS, Darden & INSEAD). My main goals with an MBA were to round out my education, get global business experience, grow an existing side hustle into a bigger company, and be a part of an international class. Outside of that, I was hoping for a more academic enviro...

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Is target MSc Finance still possible in my situation? (Bocconi, HEC, LSE, HSG....)

Abraham1997

Hello everyone :) My profile: - 22 years old student from a small, poor European country (but non EU!) - I will graduate with a 2:1 degree from a top 5 university in the German speaking area (German GPA 2.2/5 - but I am still in the top 10% of my cohort, US equivalent I guess 3.2/3.3 out of 4) - GM...

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Bocconi finance or bocconi quantitative finace and risk management ?

Born222

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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Industry-Internal consultant(Engineering) Transition to Consulting

Jrandal1

I've seen similar threads related to this but none specifically answer my questions so I wanted some advice. I work in healthcare(2-3 years experience) and I'm about 1 year into my new role which I've realized is very similar if not identical to the role of a consultant(internal). We work on busines...

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SMU COX MSF

jkhappy

Hi, I am a U.S citizen living and studying in Seoul. I majored in psychology and have no experience in business and finance. I only have some basic knowledge in math. But I became interested in investment and wanted to switch to finance. I took GMAT twice. I got 690 the first, and 720 the second tim...

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Chicago Booth $$ vs Yale SOM $ vs CBS (if admitted) for IB

madgabriel

Hi guys! Just wanted to share my story to see whether you could help me making my decision. I have been lucky enough to be admitted to Chicago Booth (w/ good scholarship money, approx. 40% of full tuition) and to Yale SOM (w/ little scholarship money, approx. 15% of full tuition). I am currently h...

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Masters in Energy Economics - Rice University

Forex Swings

Does anyone have some insight into this program? The cost seems relatively high for a 1-year program (56,000) just tuition. The class sizes also look fairly small (around 20 people). Wanted to see if anyone had any comments or thoughts on how this program is regarded in the Energy Finance world down...

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Best option for Masters in Management vs. MBA for a VC associate (special case)

Jim-Jk

Hi everyone, This is my first post in this forum, butI have been following WSO for a few years now. I would like to share my profile and story with you before getting your views on what should I do in terms of business education. I hold a bachelors and masters degree in chemical engineering from U...

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Engineer that wants to get an MBA and transition into Management Consulting

a1wayshungry

Hi all, I am currently a junior at a top 3 public university (think Berkeley, UCLA, UMich) studying Electrical Engineering with a long term goal of getting into consulting (MBB). I unfortunately struck out this year for consulting internships. I will be interning at Intel this summer (engineering) ...

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Undergrad - Colby vs. Syracuse vs. Maryland vs. Penn State vs. Rutgers?

Toyoda

Sorry in advance for the typical college decision post. I have heard back from all my colleges and was accepted to Syracuse(Whitman), Penn State(Smeal), University of Maryland(Robert H. Smith) and Rutgers(business school). I was also accepted to Colby College. My question is, which of these schools ...

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Score 165V/165Q on GRE. Do I need to take GMAT for MBB?

Gibbs

Scored a 165V/165Q split on the GRE. It is the equivalent of a 730 GMAT. I am planning to apply to B School and go for MBB. Do I need to take the GMAT or focus my efforts elsewhere. Anyone with first hand knowledge of this - could you please chime in? Thank you,...

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Undergrad: Will UChicago give me more opportunities than Michigan (Ross)?

Grosse_Pointe

Ross seems fun, where a strong GPA is somewhat assured, with defined paths to great jobs. Yet everyone is telling me to go to Chicago. I'm surprised I got into Chicago, safe assumption my GPA isn't going to be stellar, but maybe the Chicago brand is worth that downside? And while not as fun, perhaps...

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Undergrad - Syracuse, Maryland and Ohio State - Best all around??

Macro19

I would love to get feedback on the reputations of the undergrad business programs at University of Maryland, Ohio State and Syracuse. I'm not sure if IB or PE is going to be my thing, but I want the option there also if I kill it GPA wise. I know none are targets but I'm from near NYC and have som...

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JD vs. MBA

PapaJohns

It seems as though almost every mba program is now offering a JD/MBA program. However I was curious to know people's opinions on getting one degree over the other, not both. As most people know, many lawyers never spend the duration of their career as actual lawyers. I wanted to list some of the "P...

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Dartmouth Economics B.S. vs Tuck M.B.A

john finn

I was wondering the difference is the type of person, academic focus, and job prospects between Tuck and Dartmouth undergrad Economics degree. I really like Dartmouth's Tuck business school (specially type of people), so when applying to colleges (I am a senior) I applied to Dartmouth. I know that ...

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Weight of GMAT vs Everything Else for Top MBAs?

Temujiin

How much weight does the GMAT have versus GPA, essays, and everything else for applications for top MBA programs? EDIT: Coming from someone with an undergrad GPA greater than 3.5 but less than 3.6....

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MIT MFin vs NUS MFin for Singapore IBD/AM

sk0796

Hello all! Please help me decide between Massachussets Institute of Technology Master in Finance and National University of Singapore MSc Finance. My goal is to work in Alternative Asset Management/IB in Singapore. I don't really want to work in the US. MIT is an extremely prestigious university ...

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Target and Semi-Target Universities for Investment Banking in UK

financialmanagement786

I am trying to make a comprehensive list of all Universities in UK, where the investment Banks comes to campus to recruit undergraduate students every year for IB. What are the target and semi- target universities (UK- undergrad) for Investment Banking?...

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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 IBD. Is there a marked preference ? Thank you !...

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MSc offer from Bocconi, Warwick or LSE?

Night_Fury_Toothless

Hi guys! I received offers from these universities (all of which I am still considering): • Bocconi - MSc Finance (2 years) • Warwick - MSc Economics and International Financial Economics (1 years) • LSE - Applicable Mathematics (1 years) I know, these programmes are quite unrelated. What...

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London B-Schools' (LBS, Imperial, Oxford) placements in Dubai, Singapore?

sk0796

Hello all! I'm planning to do my masters in finance in UK. My top picks are LBS Masters in Financial Analysis and Oxford MFE. How well do these programs place in Singapore or Dubai? My preference for work location is Singapore > Dubai > London. How recognised is LBS in SG and Dubai? Is it possibl...

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B-School resume: MO associate promotion or lateral to product group?

abcd9087

Which would look better to strong B-schools on a resume for work experience: being promoted in a more middle office role to associate or successfully lateraling internally to a product group that is known to be strong (eg. M&A/LevFin) before applying to schools as an analyst. FYI by middle office I ...

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MBA OR MEM?

steven56765

Hello Guys, I need some help making a decision, a little about me first I am an engineer working in the energy industry for the past 8 years in Chicago, I was looking to do my MBA at one of the top schools but realized that the cost and time is just not worth it for what I want to achieve in my ca...

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What area of study (major subset) provides the most opportunities and versatility for a perspective job candidate

rjk13online

High School senior looking into what subset of finance provides the most value for a future job candidate. Also, what potential double majors are most attractive to employers. (mathematics, actuarial statistics, computer science, etc?)...

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MBA or Msc for Corporate Finance

xavi_sbd92

Hello everyone, I would ask you whether MBA or Msc Finance for Corporate Finance consulting. My profile: Undergrad: BA (non target uni from Spain) Age: 26 GPA: 3.4 GMAT: not taken yet, 680-700 expected Work exp: 5 years in Corporate Finance consulting and also founded a startup. English: 7,5 IELT...

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ROI on my masters for IB or non-relevant WM

WeirdFishes

Hi all, posting here for some advice and opinions on my situation. So long story short, I'm hoping to break into investment banking or M&A Consulting... but I'm a part of that group of people who found this "interest" late in the process and I dont have any relevant internships to break in with jus...

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Which PT/online/1yr./cert. program for older guy aiming at non-MBB/Big 4 firms?

pilisopa

This is a follow-up to my previous thread in this forum for anyone following along. As a 35 y.o., I'm looking for the most efficient/highest ROI option when it concerns entering consulting (with the goal of either moving up internally or transitioning internally). Time is not on my side and I want...

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MSF - OSU vs Rochester

dishant.hukumtani

Hi, I have received admits from OSU's SMF program (scholarship decision awaited) and Rochester's (Simon) MS Finance program (35% scholarship). I'm yet to receive decision from UMD, ASU and UT Austin. UT Austin is kind of ambitious for me. I don't know about my profile value at UMD. I think I would g...

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MSF, CS degree, or just network to get finance or finance related work experience for top MBA programs?

ozilgoff

Hello everyone, I'm a recent liberal arts grad and I've developed an interest in finance careers. I had no finance internships so it’s going to be hard finding finance or finance related jobs. I did take some business courses in undergrad and found them interesting. I've decided to get an MBA i...

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NYU Stern MBA Essays Compilation

aakritpatel

Hi everyone, With less than 30 days left for the NYU Stern 4th application deadline, we have compiled a document on MBA Application Essays by previous applicants to NYU Stern. Please message me to get a link to download the document or post your email to receive it in your inbox. Hope this helps...

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BSBA Finance vs BS Econ

conehead19516

The non-target state school I am attending next year offers a BSBA with an emphasis in Finance but not a regular BS. They do however offer a BS in Economics that is "designed for students who plan to attend graduate school in Economics, Finance, or related fields". Looking at the course plans I noti...

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