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Best Route to M7I am a rising junior at a non-ivy target majoring in finance with a minor/possible double major in computer science. I have a pretty well-rounded background in finance (internships in PWM, business appraisal, and PE so far), solid extracurriculars, and a 3.85 GPA that will hopefully be 3.9+ upon gra...
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Changing jobs before applying to business schoolI currently have a job in sales and plan on applying to business school next fall for 2019 admission. My girlfriend lives in another state and is pressuring me to move her way and she lives in a major financial hub. I could get a job doing what I do now near her and make about 50% more than I am cur...
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Just took my first CAT, what are the chances my score is due to random luck / chance?I just took my first GMATPrep practice CAT and got a 720, Q48 V41. The quant was pretty easy and I'm able to tell that I know the math, so I'm not as worried about that. However, for verbal, for every question I just "knew" what the right answer was. I have no method for solving the questions that i...
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MBA programs hiring associates at the EXPERIENCED levelBackground: ~3 years M&A analyst at a large bank (not ‘BB’) working on big deals… 1+ years now at a young boutique TMT IB firm (wanted more industry and direct client and MD facing exposure)… considering an MBA from Columbia Business School’s January Entry program or Kellogg’s 1-Year MBA...
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JD vs. MBA 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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Semi-targets at Undergrad Level (UK)Hi I will be applying shortly for my uni choices. I'm planning on studying Earth Sciences (MSci, 4 year degree) and would be hoping to get into Oxford or Imperial. Eventually I'd like to go into energy equity (preferably cleantech rather than O+G) or commodity finance, probably after a Masters in Fi...
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Deduct MBA Tuition for tax purposes?I was in finance and quit to become a full-time MBA student. Can I deduct the tuition for tax purposes?...
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Accounting AssistanceHow to redo the cash flow statement of a company (SBUX), so that every line item is a result of the change in some balance sheet item. ...
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Chances for HBS 2+2 and Stanford: Low GPA (3.4), High GMAT (780) Hey guys, I've come today for a reality check. Just wanted to get some perspectives at my chances at breaking into these schools and whether I should shoot for the moon. Dream is to end up in Silicon Valley in some management capacity so HBS / Stanford would be the fastest track. Two plans right...
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Using Crypto to Pay for BschoolFound this interesting article below of a kid who is aiming to pay for bschool using by investing in altcoins/shitcoins which I thought I'd share. Anyone feeling inspired to try the same? https://hackernoon.com/3-5k-to-80k-pay-for-business-school-with-cryptocurrency-investments-8e4f9fd9130b...
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Better on Application: F500 Corporate Finance or MM PE Operations/Consulting?As the title suggests, what would look better on an MBA application to a top ~25 school: 4-5 years of corporate finance work experience at one or two F500 firms, or 2 years of corp fin and 2 years of work as an operations analyst (middle office/consulting-type work) at a lower-MM (2 bil) PE firm? ...
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Tulane MSF programI’ve been accepted into the Tulane MSF program. I’ve done lots of research on Tulane’s program, but most of what has been said on here about it was 5+ years ago. I am making a decision at the end of this month and any insight would be greatly appreciated....
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Transferring to from Community College to 4 year schoolHello all, I am currently going into my final semester at my community college before I graduate. I currently have a 3.87 GPA, I am a member of PTK National Honor Society, have won multiple academic awards along with working full time at an Accounting firm in an administrative role that has evolved ...
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2018 QuantNet Rankings of Best Financial Engineering ProgramsJust thought this may be of great interest to you guys, specially the undergrad students who may want to go into more quantitative side of the business. [https://www.quantnet.com/mfe-programs-rankings/](https://www.quantnet.com/mfe-programs-rankings/ "2018 QuantNet Rankings of Best Financial Engine...
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Final Resume/Essay review before deadlinesHi all! I was recently accepted at Kellogg and Ross with scholarship money from both. I wanted to provide a resource that I found helpful as round 2 deadlines approach for Kellogg, Stanford, and Stern. I used www.beenthere.biz which connects you with current students to provide guidance and review o...
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MiM entry level I am considering receiving a MiM degree. I currently have a chemistry bachelor's. I was just wondering, since you can't really get a management position before you get some experience, what type of entry level jobs does a MiM qualify someone for? ...
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Is Stern still a target?I applied ED to Wharton and got rejected and was looking for other targets. I saw Stern was a target but also saw some people recently talking smack about it and saying it wasn't worth the hype. I just want to make sure it is a target because I am considering changing from RD to ED2 at Stern and w...
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Are elite boarding schools overrated? Colleague's little brother just graduated from one...She posted graduation pictures on facebook. I poked around the tagged brother's friends and they're mostly heading to respectable but not great colleges, e.g. Trinity, Bucknell, Colby, Michigan, NYU. So their college is going to be a downgrade in prestige from their boarding school. Is this normal...
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How does a finance professor from a nontarget noname school explain to his students that their futures in finance are bleak?If your a finance professor at a nontarget noname school, how do you tell the majority of your students that their futures in finance are not good because firms tend to hire the best of the best? Some students at these schools want to work for investment banks or hedge funds but the finance professo...
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IU Kelley Transfer ProspectsHi everyone, I am currently a freshman direct-admit at IU's Kelley School of Business looking to transfer. I finished first semester with a 4.0 GPA with a very "rigorous" course-load by Kelley freshman standards. My HS SAT/ACT Scores are 2260 (old), 1530 (new), and 34 ACT. My goal is to transfer t...
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GMAT arms race: stats from top schoolsLooked through top mba class profiles and it looks like a lot of averages for class 2019 went up again substantially: Stanford 737 HBS 730 Kellogg 732 Columbia 724 Booth 730 Yale 730 Wharton 730 Sloan 722 Tuck 722 Haas 725 UCLA 716 Stern 714 Ross 716 Darden 713 Stanford GMAT throughout time: ![Sta...
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Opinions on Kellogg's MS in Management Studies (MSMS) vs. LBS & LSEHey guys! Long time lurker and first post here. I was just offered acceptance to the MS in Management Studies (MSMS) program at Kellogg School of Management, and was wondering if anyone had any input on the program, and how it would compare to other more well-established Masters in Management progr...
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MBA in Europe?I´m wondering if the Bachelor - IB - PE - MBA route is also true in Europe? Is a MBA required in Europe if you want to move into more senior positions?...
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How to spin a non-standard background for Master's of Finance?Hi, I'm a rising UG senior getting ready to apply to Master's of Finance programs, including MIT, Oxford (MFE), LSE, and LBS (Fin. Analysis) and am looking to go into consulting and then PE down the road. However, I don't have a typical background for a MFin application... - Marketing/Philosophy Ma...
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MBA: Cornell Johnson vs UT Austin McCombsConsiderations when making decision: 1) Considering finances are not an issue (paying full both places), and its a blind decision (meaning no concern with location and open to career choice at this point) which place would you pick? 2) If interested in energy finance with a background in it, what ...
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Target School Advantage vs. Money AdvantageI am currently attending a non-target state school, but it does have a few select organizations that do a really good job at getting its members into the industry (IB, trading, management consulting). I'm thinking about switching schools in the near future to more of a target/semi-target. My questio...
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Any success stories from non-top MSF programs?Hello, I was wondering if any of you had any major successes in MSF programs that are not necessarily considered top programs. By success I mean that you were able to make a complete turnaround, break into FO roles, be it in IB/AM/ER or whatever that you wanted to do. My problem is that for family ...
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Brandeis Uni MSF vs Babson College MSFI wish to know which is a better MSF Program between Brandeis and Babson College in terms of placements and curriculum for international students? Thanks...
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Is it possible for me to transfer from Baruch (Zicklin) to Cornell (Johnson), during my MBA? I'm currently a M&A Analyst with a no name boutique firm and plan to do my MBA from Baruch. I graduated from an average college (definitely non target) in 2015....
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UK Target UnisHow would you ranks the following for job placement in the City: Oxford, Cambridge, Warwick, Bristol, Edinburgh, KCL, St. Andrews, Durham, Nottingham, LSE, UCL, Imperial, Bath, Exeter, Manchester and Newcastle...
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Warwick Vs Cass Vs Cranfield MSc ManagementI' am From India and have received offers from above programs. My deadlines are soon approaching so any information regarding which business school should I join of the above would be really helpful. Some background: I' am currently in my final year of Electronics engineering. My main aim is strea...
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Balance Sheet Analysis Hi, I just have a quick question: Which ratios would you use to analyze the balance sheet of an investment bank? P/E P/CF Quick Ratio ROE ROCE Debt Ratio any other Ratios you would use? Thanks in advance ...
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is it helpful for my carreer?hi guys, it is so good for me to find this site. I have a question which is so complex to me. plz see carefully and give me advice. [introduction] - Having a licence for cpa (kicpa) issued by korea adminisration. - 4~5year working experience -> 3year : KPMG (Had done for FDD about M&A) -> 1~2yea...
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Engineering vs. Consulting Pre-MBA ExperienceCurrently working a very technical, engineering job. Deleted! Thanks in advance for your thoughts and time!...
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Top 10 target v Harvard w/ Gap YearHi, I was recently admitted off the Harvard waitlist for the class of 2022. I have already placed my deposit at a top 10 target (think Penn/Dartmouth/Duke). I am not very eager to undergo a gap year, and I like the atmosphere of my current school better. My question is this: is Harvard materially...
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How much to Business schools value work experience in applications? (unique work experience)Currently an undergrad senior (finance) at Kelley with a 3.1 GPA who would like to transition into banking after an MBA After school I was planning on working as a deckhand on a super yacht, as I will get to travel the world while I'm young and get paid to do it. I have a lot of connections to the ...
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High School Senior entering Pace University (Lubin) - Need advice to tailor myself for Wall St. while attending a non-targetFYI, this is undergrad. I regret not thinking ahead and "tailoring myself" for Wall St. in high school, so that's the main reason why I'm reaching out with this post. I realize that Pace University's Lubin school is a non-target by far, however, it is my best undergrad opportunity logistically and...
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McGill Desautels vs. John Molson Hey guys ! I'm currently in my last year of high school in France. I was looking for an English business school in Quebec, and I found McGill Desautel and Concordia John Molson. I've read lots of topics about those two schools but they're all from some years ago. So if you can help me find out wh...
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Melbourne Business School vs CASS Business School Hi, I have two competitive offers from Melbourne Business School and CASS in London. Got admitted to Master of Management (Finance) at MBS and MSc corporate finance at CASS. Now, the degree at MBS is pretty much a master of finance with two units in strategy. Combination of theory and applicati...
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master of management(finance) or master of management(accounting)+CFAHi guys, not sure whether u guys still hang out here, just want to find people familiar with Unimelb. I am currently doing master of management(accounting) ,finished semester 1. Now there is an course transfer chance to master of management(finance), as some of you monkeys probably know, there are ...
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Here are the Target Undergraduate Schools in Canada**EDIT**: Changed rankings to place Ivey in 1st place instead of UBC Sauder PMF as people I've talked to think it's unfair to compare the top 7 kids at Sauder to entire schools. And, to be fair, the top 7 kids at Ivey/QC place comparably to Sauder PMF kids and Sauder as an entire school doesn't crac...
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If you're thinking about applying to the Foster School at UW Seattle...They're looking for prospective MBAs/Master's students to participate in a survey about their website, email. etc.: http://depts.washington.edu/foster/calling-prospective-mba-masters-students/. Could win a gift card to Amazon. ...
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What grad schools in Europe should I consider?Hi everyone, I am a senior student of Econ. from a non-target but still strong university in Europe. I was considering a master in Finance aimed at breaking into ER/AM after that. I´ll be graduating with a 2:1 (UK grading system), 1 job in my sophomore year (non finance related) and 1 internship a...
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Master Exchange Europe () MSc FinanceHello 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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Paris School of EconomicsHey guys, what do you think about the Paris School of Economics? I do not know someone who graduated there and never saw this school in any rankings. Would it be a good choice for a Master degree or a PhD for going into IB/Consulting? How do you see this School?...
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SSE finance VS Bocconi accounting VC LSE law and accountingHello! I got my Bachelor Degree in China and plan to take a master program in Europe. By now I have got the offer from SSE (finance). As for Bocconi, I think I will only be admitted to the Accounting and Financial Management&Control program instead of its famous Finance program. LSE is the same sto...
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Rice University vs. UT Austin McCombs UndergraduateI am fortunate enough to have been accepted to both of these top schools in Texas. My goal is to work in energy IB in the region, and then move to PE or a megafund. I'd be studying finance at UT Austin, or Mathematical Economic Analysis with a minor in business at Rice University. I'm not sure which...
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do I have to take extra classes to prove quant skills?Hi all, Here's a brief rundown of my profile: I graduated from UC Berkeley with a 3.8 GPA in Political Science. I took the GMAT and got a 730 (47Q, 44V). I've worked at IBM for three and a half years as a marketing professional, and have been promoted twice. My ECs include being on the board of an ...
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Thoughts on my strategy to achieve my (perhaps Sisyphean) goal of transitioning to Infra Private Equity post MBA?Hey everyone, My goal is to eventually work in direct infrastructure investment (akin to BX's new infra fund), however, my background is construction engineering and capital investments advisory at a Big 4. I was hoping to lay out my strategy here for critique. Please know that I am under no illusi...
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MBA level/transferable courses while injured? Hey Monkeys, Update: It appears NYUSCPS is best in terms of still being able to sign up for spring term, etc. Not transferrable credit wise though. My last post discussed my situation a bit, basically I had surgery due to a spine injury skiing, thought I'd be healed by January but I'm not, and it...
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Ask Alex at MBA ApplyHey Everybody - if any of you are looking for a quality GMAT preparation I'd encourage you to check out our partnership with Veritas Prep here because WSO members get 10% off: //www.wallstreetoasis.com/veritas-gmat-prep-discount For those of you thinking of an MBA with admissions questions I've sp...
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Low GPA, MSF chancesI'm looking to apply for some MSF programs that start some time in 2019. I recently graduated with a B.S. in Economics from a non-target state university. My cumulative GPA is a 2.7. My major GPA is a 3.1. My work experience includes a resaraunt job, A summer full-time job in car sales, and a drafti...
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Marine Officer/Aviator Ask Me AnythingI'm pretty new to the forum and have been using it as a very useful informational supplement to my post-USMC career. I have been Pm'ed by several guys about flying/military in the short time I've been on the forum. I was also surprised to see how many of the young guys/girls were considering the mil...
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How well should I do in GMAT to get into LSE?Hi, I'm currently studying in Hong Kong and I want to further my study in UK, perhaps doing something related to Econ/Finance. Now I face some problems. 1)My academic results are not that good, only a 2-1. However, I do quite well in my paper writings and I have my own publication on a journal. Wou...
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Does Capital One Sponsor for MBA?Hello all, I've recently accepted an offer as a Product Management & Analytics (Business Analyst) intern at Capital One for this summer. I was wondering if any former CapOne interns or current employees have any information about MBA sponsorship. I looked on their website and it says their annual t...
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Chicago Booth $$ vs Yale SOM $ vs CBS (if admitted) for IBHi 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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AMA: I got into two T10 MBA programs with a <3.0 GPASo - I just got all my R1 decisions back and found out I got into MIT Sloan and Berkeley Haas! I was a low GPA candidate - ended up with 2.96 from a T30 "semi target" school. Major in Econ, Minor in Math. A caveat about my grades - my lower grades were in upper level math courses such as abstract a...
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640 GMAT... No Chance at MSF/MiM?GPA: 3.93 GMAT: 640 (47Q, 31V) Big bummer... Do I even have a shot any of these programs? - LBS MiM - LBS MiF - LSE Accounting and Finance - MIT Msf - Columbia MFE ...
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Duke MMS vs UVA Master of CommerceHi guys, I'm an international student and have already been accepted by Duke MMS and UVA master of commerce. I was wondering which is better for an international student who wants to work for a US firm (preferably on wall street). Also, I'm thinking to apply for JHU MSF,USC MSF, Rochester MSF, BC ...
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Looking for sophomore transfer optionsI am currently an freshman at IU Kelley and after considering my experience in my first semester have decided that I am going to apply to transfer. Relevant stats would be a college GPA of 3.8(Micro, Calc, Accounting, etc, so not an "easy" schedule 15+ credits). Act: 34 HS GPA: N/A went to a well re...
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Georgetown MBA vs. Imperial College London MBAHello All, I've been reading this forum for a while and have been working on making a transition from Investment Services (Working with a Series 7 under an advisor doing research and trading for his clients for 2 years) to Investment Banking in a major city. I have two options that I am considering...
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Best Master Programs ( No experience,)for non Target UndergradFirst Post Ever, so I apologize if I made any errors in regard to posting. HI I am, a student at a private college in NYC, that is a non target institution, that is heavily looked down upon on the street. When I applied to college, I was a student who had terrible grades in high school, sub 3.0. I ...
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MSF program in USHi Monkeys, Looking for suggestions on good MSF programs to apply for in US. Here's a brief on my profile: B.Com (hons) from India GPA 4/4 MBA from top 15 B school in India GPA 4/4 Cleared all 3 levels of CFA at first attempt (in 18 months) 2.5+ work ex as a Financial analyst in D.E. Shaw (& spino...
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No-name university final year undergrad student, no internship experience, MSc Economic History offer from LSE - Worth it?I am currently a final year undergrad from a Dutch University (thus not bad however also not a target by any means), got excellent study results and consequently an offer from LSE in their Economic History Msc programme. I wasn't able to do internships so far (I did volunteer in Africa in a summer h...
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Major choiceHi, I will start a master in management program next year at a good european school. I would like to know the careers options for corporate finance and for financial markets? I am from a business background, could I still make it in financial markets or would it be too competitive with the science/e...
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Transfer out of Wharton for DukeThis is my first time posting on any forum so I apologize in advance if I do anything wrong. I'm a second semester Freshman at the Wharton School and am not enjoying my experience thus far. I'm a pretty social guy, the kind of person people say "knows everyone," but am not enjoying Wharton/Penn and ...
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Non-Ivy school recommendations Hello all, I have been wondering lately what some of the top schools for recruiting is (outside the Ivy League ), which place reasonably well, and have strong relationships and connections to Wall Street. Preferably northeast, however, if the school fits the criteria then that will do. Open to any ...
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Is it worthwhile to get an MBA from a top five school after completing the CFA program?I am trying to land an opportunity at a top PE firm. I completed the first two levels of the cfa exam and currently preparing for the third level. Is it worthwhile to pursue an MBA from a top five school afterwards? ...
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MBA: Kellogg vs Stern?Hi. I've been accepted to both of them finally. Booth and Columbia dinged me after interview . I've applied to Goizueta and McCombs as safeties and I haven't heard from them after interview yet but I'm going to cancel my apps. So my main goal is investment banking but I'm open to consulting and tec...
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MBA: Tepper vs Georgetown vs JHU Hi all, So, I applied to R1 for various MBA programs and I am in a fortunate position to have received three offers. Carnegie Mellon - Tepper Georgetown - McDonough Johns Hopkins - Carey I'm hoping to get peoples opinions on the three. My goal post MBA is Asset Management/Hedge Fund or iBanking i...
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Does MBA admission office require proof of working experienceDear all, I'm planning to apply for MBA next fall, but it strikes me that the admission office might requires an official proof of my working experience. But I'm certain that my firm won't agree to provide it because of the firm's policy regarding staff leaving, they won't give you the convenience ...
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Extracurriculars for MSF ApplicationsWhat are some extracurriculars that would improve my applications for pre-experience Masters in Finance programs? I was part of the Finance Association, Economics society, and Investment club at my university. Also played on the university hockey team. Would these count or be considered good? Woul...
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Leadership & perfect GPA enough to score a top MBA?I am a double major (Information Systems & Accounting) student with a 4.0 GPA and a plethora of internship & leadership experience that will be joining Big 4 Accounting this fall in an advisory role. Since I am not from a target feeder school for top MBA - my question is: are my chances good right n...
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MBA decision: Wharton or Booth?Hola kiddos, I'm having a good type of headache these last days. I was admitted into both Chicago Booth and Wharton (+Lauder) MBA programs and I'd like to hear different perspectives on the options. Background: single, latin/asian, army veteran, currently in MBB, going to MBA to have a good time a...
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Cambridge vs. LSE MastersCambridge MPhil Real Estate Finance vs. LSE MSc Economic History Please provide yours views. Aim is IBD (LDN/Frankfurt/Zurich) -> PE/SWF (ideally ME/Asia) REPE would be an option, but not dead-set on the field....
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M7 vs Top 15 MBA for ConsultingI just got admitted to an M7 (not HSW) and a Top 15. Both place about 1/3 of the class into consulting, and I have 100% GI Bill, so cost is not really an issue. Are my chances of landing a consulting offer that much more improved if I attend an M7? Personal reasons + location are why I'm consider...
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Are your applications really ready to go?**Are your applications really ready to go?** With the first of the round 2 deadlines in just over 2 weeks, it is time to do a status check on your progress and make sure your applications are solid. For some of you, waiting until next year (or for a select few considering round 3) may be the way t...
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m7 MBA ChancesHi! Long-time lurker, first post! I am in my mid-20s and have been out of school for three years. I worked in Risk Consulting Advisory at one of the Big 4s(not deloitte) and was promoted to Senior Associate after my second year. I double-majored in Chinese and Business and left Big 4 to serve as Co...
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BB/EB/PE: Sponsored MBAs - Especially for EuropeSo I know that MBB do sponsor MBAs but I rather plan to take the IB/PE route... Does anyone know about BBs or EBs or PEs in Europe that sponsor MBAs? Read something at the Moelis website but I think this only applies for US...
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Harvard vs. Stanford MBA for Investing Compensation (New HBS Employment Report)First off, this is in no way meant as trolling -- I'm genuinely curious to get thoughts. HBS just released its 2017 employment report: http://www.hbs.edu/recruiting/data/Pages/detailed-charts.aspx Stanford GSB hasn't released the latest yet but here is their 2016 (PAGE 6 OF PDF): https://www.gs...
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Pushing Back Grad School AcceptanceI have been accepted to a part time MBA program for the spring quarter next year. The acceptance email says to finish enrolling by early January. There is a good chance I won't hear back yet from the other school I applied to. Is it acceptable to ask to push back the enrollment date to see if I g...
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Ms Finance Rankings in terms of Employment ProspectsHello, Could you please rank the following MS Finance degrees in terms of employment prospects from best to worst for new entrants to Finance industry? I need to make sure before I invest my money in these programs. Hence I am asking for your valuable insights regarding these programs :) 1. Univer...
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Background in Bio, looking for advice for wanting to pursue something in businessI just graduated in May with a BS in Biology with a 3.75 GPA. My plan in undergrad was dentistry but things have changed. Even if I get accepted I've just had some health issues that make it a not so wise decision to spend 300k on a dental degree when I don't know if I can even practice and still be...
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How do you get your employer to pay for your graduate degrees? Do all employers pay for their employees' grad degrees? Do only specific companies pay for grad school? Do any of you know which ones do? Do Bulge Brackets pay for grad school? ...
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MBA Decision: UVA Darden or Cornell Johnson (w/ $) for Career Change into IBAs the title says, I'm currently debating between Darden and Johnson. I received merit aid from Johnson; however, I don't think it's currently enough to sway me over. Speaking with Darden students it sounds like they're able to recruit just fine for IB (w/ caveat that fewer people seek IB jobs po...
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My chance of getting into a graduate school Hi everyone, It would be really helpful if you can evaluate my chance for a Master in Finance or other graduate business programs. Schools that I wish to get into are NYU, Virginia, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern, Fordham, Boston University and UC Irvine. Undergrad: Bachelor of Science in mathemat...
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WUSTL vs. U Rochester Simon MSF (2017 intake)I am an international student, and I have been admitted to WUSTL MS Finance (Quantitative track) and U Rochester Simon MSF. Both programs have given me some funding (25% from WUSTL and 40% from Simon). Both are 17-month programs and I would like to do a summer internship in BB IBD or Asset Manageme...
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MSF Program - Babson Collegehi all! I need your advise on the reputation of the MSF Program of Babson College. howz the placement, ROI, internship opportunities, etc for an international student. Thanks...
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Business/Law School Profile ReviewI am a junior at UMD majoring in Finance and Marketing. My GPA is pretty low at 3.67. I am confident that I cant get to at least a 3.7 before I graduate. I have gotten B+ in all of my Finance classes. I plan on taking masters courses in Finance to compensate for the low grades I received in my Bache...
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Master in Finance in Asia, would that be a good idea?Hello readers, I am interested in potentially pursuing a master in finance at a University in Asia. I would not consider myself advanced enough to enter a top University in Europe (think LSE, Oxbridge). But I do think I am able to get into a top Asian University (Peking, Jiao tong). Would going to ...
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How can I improve my profile for a MFE/PHD in Fin. Math?Hello, I left the labor force a year and a half ago as I was facing depression. I worked as a Market Analyst for a pharmaceutical branding company for 2 months before being let go as I wasn't a "good fit". Before that I worked as a Marketing Analyst for a rather large Insurance broker quoting High ...
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French Universities / Business schools reviewsHey, Has anyone attended Sciences Po on here? All I know is that Macron and pretty all the nation's CEOS and MDs graduated from there and that it has a world-class reputation... :p I've seen they launched a finance programme and a couple Specialized programmes (Msc Wealth Management and strategy)...
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Finished Semester 1 of my MBA, need advice on course selectionHello Just finished my first semester of my MBA and was interested in getting some advice on course selection. The MBA school isn't the best here in Ontario but it isn't bad. They have a reputable MFIn program. Last years grads also did well, placed in Investment Banking/Capital Market positions i...
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Last Minute Tips On Preparing Your RecommendersLast Minute Tips On Preparing Your Recommenders Whether you dragged your feet in asking for an LOR or your recommender has had too many other things on his/her plate, you might find yourself in a crunch to get your letters submitted in time. But don’t panic. Even with limited time, there are some...
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University of Alberta target or non?In Canada would the University of Alberta be considered a target, semi-target, or non-target school? ...
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Is NYU Stern really worth it?Hi monkeys, I am a current high school senior who is 100% deadset on going into finance. I applied Early Decision 1 to Wharton at UPenn, and I will find out if I am going to be rejected this Friday. My stats are decent (1580 SAT, 3.9 UW GPA), but I really do not have any exceptional extracurricular...
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MSc: LSE Finance vs. LSE Finance & Private EquityHey guys, I am currently considering my applications for LSE. I am highly interested in the LSE Finance vs. LSE Finance & Private Equity programs. Do you know the GMAT averages and medians for these programs? Which one would you see as more selective? As I understood, you can only apply for two prog...
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