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Transfer: Penn CAS vs. Columbia College vs. Duke Trinity IBRising sophomore (got into these 3). From what I've seen on other threads: Wharton spillover > Columbia > Duke?...
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MSF Chances with 3.61 GPAHey, I was wondering if someone would be able to tell me my actual chances of getting into a semi-target msf program. I graduated from a no-name school, called Lipscomb University out of Nashville, with a Finance major and a 3.61 GPA. I am also sitting for Level 1 of the CFA in June. I have been an ...
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Are any of the state schools in New York considered a "top tier school"?I know a lot of the Suny schools in New York are just average but they can't be all bad. Are there any schools in the SUNY system where it's considered a "top tier school" when you apply to competitive jobs?...
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Failed Study Abroad CourseSo I am studying abroad this semester and I am currently studying for finals. Only class credit transfers and not my grade, so basically my grade does not affect my GPA. I know for grad school applications I will have to submit my abroad institution's transcript. My question is, how heavily do bus...
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MSc Finance and Private Equity LSEHey WSO, As an undergrad still undecided between consulting vs banking, is the LSE masters in finance and private equity a good option? I feel the MSc Management is weighted towards consulting and MSc Finance clearly for finance jobs. Would MSc Finance and Provate Equity be a good option to kee...
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MS Finance for international student interested in equity research/asset managementI am new on here and this is my first post. I am a senior economics undergrad student from South Asia. I am planning to do MS Finance program next year to re-brand my profile and to relocate. My career goal is to work in asset management firm mainly in equities. I am also fine with working in IB whe...
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Top Business School Changed the Offer After My Acceptance**Update** Thanks for everyone in this thread. The school decided to waive the condition from the offer so I don't have to go down the nasty way. I also have consulted legal professionals and they believe in this situation, I will build a very strong case, because: - The offer (an unilateral contr...
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Anyone freaking out about the CFA Level 1 in June? Haven't started!Hey! First of all, not sure which is the correct forum to post this in, so please do correct me. I just finished my internship, and now have to set my sights on the CFA level 1 in June. I have a very basic background in finance. I have access to kaplan as well as Mark's videos. What is the best st...
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Cornell Frat SceneHey everyone, I am a junior transfer who has been accepted to Cornell ILR--hoping to gain some insight on the frat scene. What are the best social frats on campus? Best business frats on campus? How does the rushing process differ between social and business frats? Is it too late to rush as a firs...
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Not coming from a business majorI'm currently about to enter my senior year as an engineering major and have decided I want to pursue a career on Wall Street, does not having a degree in finance or business in general hurt me? It's to late to change majors now but I would love some feedback on what I can do to improve my chances o...
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Fordham MSGF Program vs Brandeis MSF Hi, I am an international student with 7 yrs of exp in mortgage underwriting in India and 3 years of experience in US in credit analysis/stress testing...
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Sciences Po Paris Hi, I'm interested in pursuing a Master of Science at Sciences Po Paris, I've heard that they have a great brand name and on the top of that multiple prestigious partnerships with Top 30 B-school all over the US. Any recommendations ? Thanks a lot...
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MSc: Bristol vs St Andrews vs Bath vs EdinburghLads, Unfortunately I got rejected from few business school in London. Now have pending 2/3 apps in Europe, but my target - as you know - is London's fund industry. Now I have to decide where to apply between: - Bristol (MSc Finance) - St. Andrews (MSc Banking and Finance) - Bath (MSc Finance a...
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Fordham University vs. George Washington UniversityI'm currently a senior in high school and I have basically narrowed down my college choices to either Fordham University or George Washington University. I'm currently interested in pursuing Equity Research, and am having trouble deciding on which school would be best. I have read a lot on this fo...
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Some advice for someone in my situation?Hi, so I didn't do as well as I would have liked in my first year of college. I didn't get into any finance clubs (I came in not knowing what I wanted to do). I'm not sure if I made many finance friends (if anything, I pissed off a bunch of powerful people). I've done some informational interviews/c...
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Selling Kaplan Series 79 Study Materials Selling my series 79 online study materials from Kaplan for $100. Purchased 10 days ago and will still be active for another 4 months. Email me if you are interested. ...
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CUNYs Vs. St John's UniversityIf you were a college student offered to go to SJU or Brooklyn College which one would you choose? ...Having in mind that you want to transfer to Baruch or better institution later on. Try to answer the question purely based on what each institutions offers to prospective monkey. Please try to discu...
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Cornell AEM non-finance major or Non Target SchoolHello, So I was just admitted into Cornell AEM as a rising junior. I would like to break into IB but given their policy I am not allow to have a finance concentration. I am currently at a non target school. What would your advice be? Should I go to Cornell for AEM, Applied Econ/Accounting or st...
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Help Deciding Which College To Transfer ToCurrently, I am a student-athlete at Florida Atlantic University. I am entering my sophomore year, and I am seeking to transfer because I have heard the horrors of attempting to enter Investment Banking from a school like FAU. I have kept my grades high throughout my educational career and will reta...
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Notre Dame Master of Science in Finance ProgramHi All- Has anyone heard about this program? I know ND is a prestigious school as well as their business school. At my current situation their program is a best fit. It's designed for working professionals and holds Fri/Sat classes in Chicago every other week. I would like to know how competitive t...
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Sophomore LinkedIn TitlesWith sophomores receiving internship offers for over a year out, how long will it take for us to see “Incoming Incoming Investment Banking Summer Analyst” Linkedin titles?...
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Rip Me to Shreds: Is it Worth Applying to a Top-30 MBA?Hey all, Just finished reading the WSO B-school bible, which was extremely helpful. I'm 25 and wasn't able to land in IB out of school or lateral in. I've been considering applying to MBAs to matriculate in Fall 2019. My combine numbers: -3.0 GPA out of big state school; took 5 years and transferr...
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Asking for b-school recommendation 1 year into job?Hi All, I am currently a 2nd year Analyst at a top BB in the Treasury dept. in NY and am looking to enroll in b-school fall 2020 and thus start applying fall of next year (2019). I am currently shopping around for my next gig and hope to start by this summer. I've been asked to stay on as an Assoc...
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"Early Advantage" / Diversity Fellowships worth it?Attending an M7 school in the fall. Currently work in a niche area of finance, but looking to pivot into investment banking. I'm a "diversity candidate" (female) and received an email the other day about an MBA Early Advantage program at a bank. Seems like the obvious upsides are tuition money, secu...
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Columbia MSAA Vs JHU MSF Vs UCSD MSF Vs Fordham MSF Vs Tulane MSFHi everyone, i have admitted to the 4 msf programs listed above and to one Master program. But i am a little bit struggling with them. I was wondering if anyone could provide any insight for any of these program. I really appreciate your help and time.First, I will talk about my background briefly. ...
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UT Austin vs Villanova vs UMich vs NYU vs Univ of Richmond vs UGeorgia vs FordhamI am a high school junior with a good GPA (4.0) and SAT (1440) right now but I look to take it again in the summer, I am captain of the football team and involved in many extracurriculars including the stocks and finance club. The above are a few schools I have been looking into. Assuming I got acce...
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Bocconi MSc Finance or Edhec MiM Financial EconomicsHi everybody, I am an Italian student and I have to decide where to attend my postgraduate studies. Goals: IB/M&A in the city, in Paris or in the US. I have been accepted to the MiM FE at Edhec but I am still waiting Bocconi’s answer for the MSc Finance. What can you tell about how these 2 univers...
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Applying for Financial Analyst Program (Current view of the markets?)Hello WSO, I am applying for a Financial Analyst Program at my school which consists of equity research, etc. I am actually an Accounting undergrad and don't have much knowledge. One of the questions I am required to answer in a few sentences is "What is your view of the current stock market enviro...
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UMelb Master of Mathematics (Statistics and Stochastic Processes) or UNSW Master of Financial MathematicsHey guys, Which of these degrees would help me the most in investment banking, hedge funds and private equity. A UMelb Master of Mathematics (Statistics and Stochastic Processes) or UNSW Master of Financial Mathematics?? Thanks for the help....
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Bocconi (Administration, Financial management and Control) or Cass (Finance)Dear colleagues! I'm an italian boy. I would like to work in M&A abroad after graduation. I do not have related work experience. I have been admitted by Bocconi (MSc in Administration, Financial Management and Control) and by Cass (MSc Finance). I'm still waiting for Warwick (MSc Finance) and Rotter...
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Chances of getting into McCombs?I was wondering what my chances of getting into McCombs Business School are. I am currently a sophomore. I go to the best private school in Texas and top 15 in the nation and my school does not rank. I have 3.9 GPA. Currently, my SAT score is 1440+ and my ACT score is 32+. My ECs are Student Alumni ...
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MSFin v.s. MBAHey guys! I just had a couple of questions that I’m sure has been asked before on the forum. I’m an Asian-American senior at a non-target school with a dual major in finance and economics. My recent unofficial GMAT score is a 710 and I had two internship as an UG as a fin advisor and one for ed...
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MiF Bocconi vs MiM HECHi guys, I am an Italian Business Administration student and I got two offers, one from HEC's MiM and one from Bocconi's MiF, this last one including a full scholarship (around 26k). I can't decide between the two, each one has its pros and cons. I actually do not have a shot-term goal, except from ...
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HELP -- Business School ChancesHey guys -- want to get people's perspectives on my chances at a top b-school. My ideal schools are H/S/W, MIT and Columbia Personal Background: - Kenyan (came to the States from a brief schooling stint in London when i was about 12 years old) - Varsity D-1 Athlete (Soccer) - Ivy Undergrad - Psych...
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What would be the best transfer option for pursuing a career in BB IB or PE firms?I'm currently a rising junior (just completed sophomore year) at OSU Fisher school of business. Fucked up freshman year but got a 3.67 and 4.0 in my last two semesters. My cumulative GPA is a 3.475 and my business GPA is 3.66. I'm looking to transfer because I don't feel like OSU fisher students get...
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Indiana IBWI had recently committed to Indiana, as I got scholarship money from them, as well as getting into their honors college, as well as getting a Direct Admit to Kelley. I plan on majoring in finance, as well as accounting, and I have a couple questions about how I should approach my time at Kelley to m...
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Does the CFA help you get into Business School?Does having all 3 levels of the CFA exam make someone more attractive for an MBA program? I've passed the first 2 exams and thinking about applying to MBA's if I pass the 3rd next year and earn the charter. Some background on myself: - Passed Level 1 and Level 2 on first try, taking Level 3 next s...
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Harvard vs. Stanford for MM PE?I know this question is going to make me sound like an asshole but I am having an incredibly difficult time making a decision between the two. Without going into excruciating detail, I'm a PE associate in Chicago from a Big 10 undergrad who somehow was admitted to both HBS and GSB. It's clear the HB...
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Has anyone done HBX CORe and how long does it really take?They say it takes a long time. Has anyone completed it and know how long it takes / how difficult? Thanks!...
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I need help fixing a lot of things after freshman year. I am a freshman at Penn. I’ve been a straight-A student, but I came here from another country and scored a 2.9 as a STEM major (I’m not in Wharton, I’m in engineering). I fucked up, and while I know why I did, I also know it doesn’t matter why. I am taking 2 summer classes and doing an inter...
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Which of the top business schools is the most fun?I think the question describes what I'm after - curious what people's thoughts are. Obviously this is not the sole basis for picking a program, but let's imagine we had to rank the top 15 business schools (inclusion based on overall ranking) in order of their social cultures as a tie-breaking metri...
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McCombs vs Mendoza UndergradHey everyone, I've waited until the last weekend before committing to an undergrad school to make this choice, but I could really use help deciding between UT Austin and Notre Dame for a possible business degree. I've seen the question before on this forum, and people seem to think the McCombs exper...
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URGENT CISI/FSA SECURITIES LEVEL 3 MOCK QUESTION BANK NEEDED ASAP for exam tomorrow at 8 am Can pay or swap for Financial regulation Kaplan package that I bought (latest edition) or, could you recommend a website where I can buy it for instant access? ...
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Yale SOM or Re-apply?Hi all, Profile: 25-year old Asian Male Transferred from a top 50 undergrad (3.9GPA) to a top 10 undergrad (3.4GPA),- definitely does not help my story Graduated in 2015 3.4 GPA 331 GRE (168Q 163V) (740 GMAT equivalent or 95th percentile) 3 years work experience worked at hedge fund project managem...
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Should I must graduate Ivy Leagues to work at Wall Street?Hello. This is se yeon who come from South Korea. I’m 17 years old. I really want to work at Wall Street. So I make some goals. My goal is like thoese things. First, I will graduate Seoul National University or Yonsei University-the department of Economics. Second, get certified which related to...
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(Australia) Should I do a master of finance?Hey guys, I'm currently doing a bachelor of commerce (majoring in finance) in the University of Queensland (6.1 GPA out of 7). I'm planning on doing a masters of commerce (majoring in finance and quantitative finance) in the University of Sydney. What other options should I consider? Thank you....
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USC vs. UNC for financeI'm having a real hard time deciding between the two. I prefer UNC for various reasons (cost, location and college feel), but I am not guaranteed to enter the business school. USC on the other hand would be great, because my credits would transfer easily (I am a CCC student) and I am guaranteed to a...
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IU Kelley Investment Banking Workshop admission questionsI'm a senior in high school who is going to be attending IU this fall. I hope to join the investment banking workshop one day. I know you apply during your sophomore year, but what can I do during my freshman year to increase my chances to be admitted to the program, besides just hitting the books h...
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Amherst or Bowdoin for IB? Recruitment/Placement?I am a current hs senior and just received my college decision results. My top two acceptances are Amherst and Bowdoin. This is a hard choice for me. I am fairly certain that I want to go into finance, and I have heard that Amherst (along with Williams) are top tier, best-of-the-best among LACs for...
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UT Austin Business Honors+ Finance VS. Michigan Ross Direct AdmitI got into UT BHP and if I go there will do a double major in Finance. I also got Ross direct admit. Which is a better option? I am planning to go into Management consulting or IB. Cost is the same for both schools Any input will greatly help! Thank you. ...
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Ohio State University to NYCI am very interested in pursuing a career in investment banking, and I've been doing a lot of research and have some questions. Currently I attend a smaller state school in Ohio (Kent State University), and study Business Management. I have just finished my first semester and plan on finishing my ...
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Thoughts on Northeastern?I understand that there have been posts in the past regarding Northeastern's reputation when it comes to breaking into Investment Banking, but most of them were made years ago and so I wish to get a more recent opinion on this. From the past posts, I've read that NEU is at a disadvantage mainly bec...
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MBA Decision - Advice Requested!Hi WSO, I would very much appreciate some advice, this community was very helpful throughout the admissions process. I was admitted to six programs and wanted your input on where to go. Admitted to: Columbia, Kellogg, Yale, NYU, Darden, and Fuqua Scholarships: Partial at Duke Career goals: Inve...
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GSB Claims Top Spot in 2018 FT MBA RankingHello everybody, The Financial Times published their yearly ranking yesterday. Congrats to GSB for reclaiming the top spot! Here are the key links: * [Overall portal](https://www.ft.com/topics/themes/mba) * [Deep dive on #1 ranked GSB](https://www.ft.com/content/c97126be-fd26-11e7-9b32-d7d59aace1...
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IE or Bocconi MSc Finance for IBD in London?Been accepted by both IE business school's MIF and Bocconi's MSc Finance. Ultimately want to work in IBD in London (yes I've applied to schools there), so these are my choices. Both programs are very similar in terms of rankings/placements/program structure aside from Bocconi being a 2 year program ...
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Thoughts on Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme?Here is a link to the course: https://www.getsmarter.com/courses/uk/oxford-blockchain-strategy-programme?_ke=YnJpYW5wb2NvY2tAb3V0bG9vay5jb20%3D&utm_campaign=INT-ALPHA_OXF_BCH&utm_medium=automatic&utm_source=email Here is the prospectus (not sure if this link will work or if its behind a registratio...
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Worldwide MBA Programs divided into tiersHey guys, I have been doing research on MBA programs but I've never come across a global tiered system for MBAs based on prestige/placement/quality, etc. By a tiered system I mean that you group the schools into tiers, and if you get into a school in a higher tier you would almost automatically cho...
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Letter of Recommendation from Family Work ExperienceI plan on going to b-school in fall 2019. My most recent work experience is with my family. I started 6 months ago. My family came from a foreign country and was not formally educated -- same case with the employees at the firm. Is it going to be detrimental to my application? I work about 70-90 hou...
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Tulane m. fin placement/recruiting??Does anybody have any insight into Tulane's M. fin placement and recruitment?? ( Is front office bulge bracket out of the question?? )...
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Duke/Georgetown MSB/NYU Stern College choices Hi,Help! Our high school senior son just got accepted to Duke undergrad, Georgetown MSB, NYU Stern.He wants to go into IB/Finance. Which college would be the best choice for him as far as internship/recruitment on campus and job opportunities long term especially with the Big 3/4 banks/consulting fi...
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Difference between Round 1, 2, 3,...etc for European B-School Applications What is the main difference between the various application rounds for European B-Schools -- more specifically, I am looking for something for London Business School. I am an American who studied econ and went to a liberal arts school within a large university (think BC, BU, NYU, USC...etc). Also, a...
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Anyone Else getting Sick of B-School?I’m normally a very positive person and I had welcomed b-school with open arms, diving right in and doing really well academically. For a school of “leaders” though I’m finding a lot less noble world-changers and a lot of slimely shady rats. People are rude and abnoxious and fake as heck. ...
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Extremely Low GPA to MBA Success StoryI've been a long time browser on this website and just wanted to share my experience. Here are my stats before we start: UG: Service Academy - 2.3 GPA Grad: Big D1 Sport School - random MS with accounting and finance classes - 3.8 GPA GMAT - 720 Work exp: 5 years military officer significant...
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MS Bumps Junior Pay | Effect on MBA Rankings?Sounds like a potential $25k increase in salary across the junior banker pay scale. If I recall MS was the first mover during the last pay bump in 2014/2015. Wonder how soon other BB and EB respond in-kind. What effect will this have on employment stats for schools that place relatively large percen...
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Choosing Duke/Vanderbilt over Harvard and WhartonHey guys, I'm trying to decide between Harvard, Duke, Wharton and Vanderbilt. I know that Harvard and Wharton are bigger targets and have more prestige than Duke or Vandy but socially they don't even compare. Everybody I met at Wharton were huge tools who kept talking about their aspirations to be...
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Lincoln International - MBA RecruitingHey WSO, I was looking through the interview database for Lincoln International on glassdoor and noticed a couple people say that they were asked for grades and test scores going back to college (and even HS in one case!). I haven't seen anything to this effect in the WSO interview database, so ju...
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UVA, Vandy, Notre Dame or IU-Kelley for undergrad (IBD)I am a direct admit at IU-Kelley and it would cost me around $40k a year total to attend (out-of-state), which is the most I can spend a year without acquiring debt. Vandy, UVA, and Notre Dame (Mendoza) may be as high as $70k a year (I haven't heard back from their financial aid offices yet). What i...
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MS or MBA accounting??been out of undergrad 10 years, been working in management finance reporting since, deal mostly with income statement analysis, have to deal with accounting dept sometimes and find my weakness is understanding corporate accounting ledger accounts, since i did not major in accounting during undergrad...
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MBA Sponsorship (investment banks)All, Do you guys know of any investment banks that will sponsor a candidate's MBA tuition? Specifically, something similar to the Baird Scholar program (open to ALL candidates on a merit basis, and not just for diversity candidates). I know there was another forum on this topic already but it seem...
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Colgate vs Lehigh vs University of Miami (Undergrad)Hey everyone, so I currently have these 3 options for my undergrad. My goal is to go into consulting after graduation. I plan on majoring in computer science and double majoring or minoring in finance/economics (no finance at colgate). Also wanted to add that I am a Benton scholar at Colgate. Is t...
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Job with Manhattan Prep?Hi all--a thought that occurred to me. Do you think that having a job as an instructor with Manhattan Prep would boost your b-school resume? They accept instructors based on teaching experience and top 1% test scores. Would having an instructor role with them make a candidate more attractive to a bu...
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Rutgers Newark RecruitingDoes anybody know what is Rutgers Newark's reputation when it comes to accounting and finance? Does big 4, as well as IBs recruit from there? I will be majoring in accounting (possibly double major finance/accounting, good idea?). Ultimately is your GPA and extra curriculars really what matters? I h...
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Baruch College vs Rutgers Business School Newark? I'm from New Jersey and most of my school goes to Rutgers. Is Baruch comparable in anyway to Rutgers? I'm aware that Rutgers is a much better known brand but I heard Finance and Accounting are very good at Baruch. What school gives me a better job outlook and puts me on a good path to end up as a tr...
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Berkeley vs ND (Mendoza)Hey everyone, I was just wondering what the consensus is between these two schools. Berkeley is 35k/year cheaper for me because I'm in state. I would graduate ND with around $60k dollars and debt and no savings. With regards to culture, I think that Notre Dame fits me a lot better compared to Berke...
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Waterloo math dd Vs Waterloo CFM Vs McGill Desautels (Business undergraduate in Canada)Hi WSO! I'm currently considering which offer I should accept: 1. Math&Business Administration double degree (Waterloo base) 2. Math&Business Administration double degree (Laurier base) 3. Computing and Financial Management (U of Waterloo) 4. McGill Desautels B.Com I'm interested in comp...
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M7 ChancesWanted to do one of these to get an idea of my chances at my top picks and to determine how many more schools I should apply to Other: White Male, applying Round 1 of 2018 (matriculate 2019) Undergrad: Top 4 Canadian undergrad (not sure how much this hurts me), 3.65 GPA in Finance, Solid ECs durin...
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Profile Review Request - Indian IIT graduateHello, I will be graduating from IIT Bombay Civil Engineering in 2018. My CPI is 7.7/10 and I will be joining Deutsche Bank as an M&A analyst for the European market. The job is based in India and hence is a back office job. I have been an secretary of the institute and also awarded an organization...
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Which major presents the best chances for IBRecently I read about Mark Zuckerberg and how he attended Harvard to study physchology. This is quite reassuring because for someone as smart as him, I would have expected a math/engineering related major. I'm applying to college in a few years and my dream school is Harvard. I was wondering about...
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How important is the 'prestige' of your job matter for admissions into top MBA programs?Hey yall, I was wondering how much does the prestige of the job matter when it comes to top MBA admissions (top 10 MBA programs). It seems like for a top MBA program you either have to be high finance (IB/Consulting), military, or come from an unorthodox career route to have a shot at some of the ...
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Duke MQMHave any of you guys heard much about Duke's MQM program? Is it worth attending for IB /a quant-heavy finance field or is it better to just work a few years and apply to 2 year MBA programs?...
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EDHEC - MSc Financial Markets vs MSc Corporate Finance and BankingHello Let me quickly introduce myself: I am a German student who has just finished his MSc studies at Aston Business School (MSc Investment Analysis), UK, and have been admitted for a Double Degree at EDHEC Business School. I have done multiple internships including investment banking and consultin...
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In need of general advice/critique - What is my best path? Hi all, First, I want to say thanks to all the people that spend there time replying to posts in this forum. I have gained a lot of information from reading archived posts on WSO. This seems like a great community where people give honest advice to each other. About me : I just turned 30 and am...
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URGENT! CISI Meltdown exam tomorrowTomorrow is my exam - Financial Regulation capital markets prog level 3 cisi literally all I have used is cisi revision guide and the q & a at the back, I just cannot fathom the course book. I wasted a whole week on it and couldn't get past page 5 *zzzzzzz* Are the revision notes sufficient to sec...
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Thoughts on IU/Kelley, UT/McCombs, and SMU/CoxAdmitted student to all three schools seeking advice on how their Finance major and placement compare. At Indiana was offered their Kelley ACE program for Freshman (pitched to me as a cohort, small honors classes, only 72 Freshman invited) and SMU was given their BBA Scholars (direct admission to Co...
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Double Major or Higher GPA?I've seen one or two discussions on this topic but I think each situation is a bit nuanced, so I'd appreciate any feedback. I am considering whether to continue with pursuing a second major, realizing that it will likely negatively impact my GPA. My options are a single major with one or two minor...
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Georgetown Online Masters in FinanceHas anyone completed/ or know anything about the online MSF at Georgetown that I can speak to? Is it worth the 75K? I have zero finance experience trying to break into the industry- I have a PharmD and an MBA (non finance concentration, not top business school). I am going to review BITW for fina...
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UCL: MSc in Technology Management or MSc in Global Management of Nat Resources?Lads, I got an offer from both programs. My target is to end in Equity Research, or S&T, or a general buyside position. I am struggling between choosing the right MSc for me. Both are from engineering school, both have good performance and decent modules (although neither have finance modules, o...
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INSEAD MBA: Yay or Nay?Hi community, I don‘t want to spark another general „MBA worth it or not“ discussion, instead I‘m interested in your opinions based on my specific situation. Some background info: - European citizen - 31 years of age (yes, old but quite normal where I‘m from) - Master‘s degree in Econo...
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Fordham 3+2 with Columbia or Georgetown and 300k DebtHey guys! I'm a high school senior applying to university as a finance major and I've been accepted a couple places early action. Unfortunately I'm in a unique position where my family has a modest income (100k combined) but high investment property assets (dad rolled 401k into property in 2008) and...
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Recruiting Question: How do Companies Choose Who to Interview at MBA Programs?So I've been told by current/recent MBA students that recruiting starts basically from the get-go when you arrive on campus. But since you don't have any kind of GPA ( and I know some schools have you interview "blind") how do MBB/BBs etc recruit? Do they just pick people with high GMATs, prior IB e...
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Undergrad: Baruch or Fordham? (Out of state, CA)I go to a really competitive school in CA and I had a pretty bad gpa until senior year where I got a 4.4 first semester and plan on getting a 4.6 2nd semester. My act is a 34 and I plan on retaking to get a perfect score. I want to go into finance so naturally picked schools that allowed me the opp...
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UCLA vs Vassar for a future in investment banking?Hi All. My D is accepted for undergraduate business economics at UCLA. Her other option is Vassar in NY. She wants to pursue a career in finance, may be investment banking. I am trying to see where she has a better chance to find internships as well a job in some of the top firms in the country. I k...
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Rice vs. UT Austin MBAHi All, I've been admitted to both schools for this fall. I receive 58K from Rice but money is not really an issue here. I currently work in internal consulting/corporate strategy and post-MBA goal is IB. As someone without any banking background, which one of the schools do you guys think is a bett...
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M7 B-School Chances Hi all, I was hoping on getting some advice regarding my b-school chances in the medium term (2~4 years). I dunno if its unrealistic but I was hoping for M7. A little bit about my background. Went to a top tier school in my home country and studied economics (generally looked at pretty favorably o...
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Wharton vs CBS ($$)Hey all. Very fortunate to have received offers from Wharton and CBS. I have been living in NY and have worked in tech for the past 4 years. I'm looking to transition to investment banking ideally in a TMT group. I know both of these schools recruit well for this. Wharton has provided no aid and CBS...
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Does the London School of Economics give good financial aid/scholarships to internationals? (Asian-US Citizen)I'm thinking of applying to LSE after researching on how respected it is not only in the UK but also in Wall Street, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Since I'm taking the International Baccalaureate and past the minimum score (right now 40/45) requirement, I got interested in applying for the college. Th...
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MBA Course Waiver Exams - Worth Doing?Any current/former MBA students waive out of any of the core courses? Did it have any impact on bonding with your class/cohort? Is it worth studying for the waiver exams to pass? Thanks...
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UofT Rotman Commerce Vs UBC Sauder for financeHey, I've been admitted to both these places and want to know which of these would be better for finance and a career in banking/consulting? I see myself happy at UBC because of many factors but I've read that Rotman gives better opportunities and has better academics. Should I leave Sauder because ...
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