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Northeastern Business Undergrad

yellowmamba

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

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Latam to top business school

ChileanSeaMonkey

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

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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)...

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Profile evaluation: Bocconi MSF / LBS MiM or MFA / LSE MSc Finance

Soltan.b

Hi all, I'm planning to apply to several Masters and currently have narrowed the list down to: Tier 1: Bocconi MSF, LBS MFA or MiM, LSE MSc Finance Tier 2: HEC, SSE and Imperial, NES (Russian school) My profile: - Bachelor of Science in Economics (Finance track) from #1 Russian university in Econo...

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Profile Building: Chicago Business Scholars Program, or Strategy Summer Internship in China?

eternaloptimist

Hey guys, I'm looking to do a 2-year MiM in Europe next year with an eye on consulting upon graduation (aiming for T2 with MBB reach). Main obstacle in that regard is probably that I have had limited business and no consulting internships as of yet, but I have done several corporate-related legal ...

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Incoming freshman at University of Michigan

Pepbaldmessiah

Hey all, I am a graduating senior who has enrolled at the University of Michigan LSA, not Ross. Now, I really want to get into finance/IB, and I am writing this post to receive advice on what exactly I need to do to get into finance/IB. Like what steps do I need to take. I apologize for how broad ...

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Are Non-MBA Business Graduate Degrees Terminal Degrees?

CRE

As a non-MBA graduate business student myself, I wanted to start a discussion on how companies view these degrees and programs and how they relate to a MBA. Master of finance, real estate, management, accountancy, commerce, etc. programs are exploding in popularity both as a way for universities to ...

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Wake Forest University?

MoneyisHappiness

Anyone know anything about WFU's placement on Wall Street? Judging by LinkedIn, they have about 480 grads working in Investment Banking in NYC. I'm seriously considering it for a couple of reasons: 1. It's very close to home. I can see and help out my parents twice a week. I want to be there in...

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MSF Advice !

K.K.T

Hey guys ! Hope you guys are doing great ! This is me posting my first query so excuse my lack of WSO jargons. I am an international student currently looking for a great MSF within the USA. Since my approach is more STEM centric, i've narrowed down on MIT, Fordham, Rochester, USC, BU and Vanderbi...

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Considering doing a Masters

TradeGreek

Hi Monkeys, Im considering doing a masters partly to enjoy the subject and learn more but also a focus on career opportunities. Considering I want to work in IB What would be more advantageous doing a masters in finance or doing a more academic degree such as economics (my under grad degree) etc...

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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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U of Chicago Fin Math

vivianxxxx

Would you recommend this program? I really like University of Chicago and I want to go to prop shops or do HFT for my future career. I think a financial math master degree will get my foot in the door. But I feel hesitated since there were many negative comments about this program online (most from...

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Should I change my major from finance to math if I love both subjects? Why or why not?

kj5159

Title. I love both math and finance, not sure what to do. I always thought finance was the no brainer, and even if I change my major to math I'd still want to work in finance, I took some math classes (statistics and business calc which is calc 1 pretty much) and loved them. Any advice/tips on how ...

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Questions about future jobs for math students in NYU

George-Dawn

I apologize that my question is not exactly related to business schools. I appreciate if any one can tell me future employment for Mathematics students in NYU, especially the level of opportunities in Wall Street. What kind of jobs do they usually do in the future? My situation: I’m applying for m...

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Fortune 10 Work Experience for HBS?

allforthebest

I'm at a Fortune 10 company in a FLDP. I have a high GPA from a top 10 public university. Would my pedigree give me a chance at HBS? TIA. ...

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NYU Stern's Non-Finance Majors

nicekindmonkey

I am considering a business/finance/consulting career: would NYU Business Economics be a good major choice? I hope this isn't coming off as somewhat ignorant, but I've never really heard about Stern majors outside of finance and I was wondering: how are the other majors in NYU Stern? I only have on...

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Why is Ivey better than Rotman? (Need Advice)

rustytatertot1

So I know this topic has been beaten to death on this forum, and the majority of the people seem to say that Ivey is better than Rotman when it comes to IB. But when I look at ranking for their undergraduate programs, Rotman is ranked higher. In addition to that, Rotman is literally in Toronto. So m...

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Any MSF admission success stories for low GPA?

BirdBath

I finished with a 3.0 from Indiana - Kelley (finance) and would really like a 2nd chance at IB. Is it possible to get in a top MSF program with my GPA and a 700+ GMAT? Will admissions like the fact I went to Kelley? or look down on it since I already had a chance at IB I have a few good reasons ...

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MBA profile evaluation for consultant, aspiring to become a banker

daniel1402

Schools: Booth, Sloan, Columbia, Stern, UCLA - 26 year old, Asian American male (1st gen college student) - 750 GMAT (49Q, 43V) - 3.5 from UChicago, major in Management Studies, minor in Economics (major-only GPA is 3.8, lower grades are from pre-med classes that I didn't do well in). Co-president o...

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MBA: Study Abroad

D3soccerguy

I'm curious if anyone here has any experience with doing a study abroad type program with their MBA? Lots of MBA programs have links to all their partner schools and programs but I was curious if anyone actually does them and gets a substantial experience from them? In theory a lot of the top school...

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Would it be worth it to transfer to Virginia tech from VCU for my Senior year of college?

Anxiousallthetime

I am a fall semester junior at VCU doing finance. I just transferred from two years over at Baruch CUNY. Even though This is my first semester at VCU and I do enjoy it, I think Virginia tech has a little better name recognition in finance. Would it be worth it to transfer there for my junior year sp...

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Duke Fuqua Master of Management Studies or UMich Ross Master of Management?

Gary-Fields

Can somebody evaluate which school is the better choice for someone looking to break into consulting? Both schools appear similar, aside from the regions they place their graduates (UM-Mid West, Duke-Northeast/Atlantic. Any personal experience is helpful. Thank you....

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Do diplomas and certificates from Online Ivy Leauge courses hold any good?

Anonymous Monkey

Hi, I was wondering if courses provided by the likes of eDX and Coursera with Ivy League certificates any good and can be used for Job search? I have seen schools like MIT, Harvard and othe top colleges offer such online programmes I want to know their relevance in a job search context....

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Is there anyone willing to review a veterans admission essay to Wharton?

wyatt.christopher.george

Hello everyone, I am applying to Wharton and I would appreciate it if someone that has some experience with the topic would lend me advice on the essay. The deadline is coming up and I am a darkhorse to begin with but I want to put forth the most competitive application possible. Thank you all. Be...

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Financial certificate from NYU or Masters in Finace from Penn State?

HDR2

I’m trying to advance my career and hopefully move up within my company in the next year or two. My plan is to either try to get a masters from Penn State within those two years or go for a financial certificate from NYU. The reason why I want to do this is because my UG is not in finance or accou...

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MSA - GMAT or GRE?

PubFinanceAdvisor

For a bit of background: I have an undergrad degree and a good job in low cost of living city. My current employer wants me to get a CPA, which requires more credit hours than my undergrad got me. I have the option of going to a cheap school and taking the required accounting classes, plus some ran...

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Help - Online Courses for MFin Applications

ducksick

Hi Fellow Monkeys. I wanted to apply for the 2019 intake of the MFin programs in USA. However, my profile is a little shy in some of the maths and statistics areas in particular. Also, I would like to do a course in Python, to brush up on the programming skills (I use VBA at work, so have some kno...

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MBA Profile Evaluation -- Would love any comment

xingzheng412

Dear team, It would be much appreciated if I could receive some advice/ an assessment of my upcoming B-School application: Nationality: Chinese male/ **Spent past 8 years in US** Age: 31 Degree: Undergrad in China (top 10 school), major in bio-chemistry GPA 3.6/4.0 **M.S in Stanford**, major in Ma...

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Last minute choice of program: MSc Management (not international) at Bocconi (full tuition) or CEMS at LSM (almost free)

alradax

Hi there! I decided a few months ago to start a MSc in Management at Bocconi. I obviously know Bocconi is an amazing school, but I have to pay full tuition fees to complete the MSc Management program and I have to borrow money for that (almost in its entirety). I can also still start the CEMS MIM +...

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Applying to finance clubs, what do I need to know?

Bugsbunny7

I'm a freshman at a target university (think Georgetown/UVA/UMich) and I am currently applying to multiple finance clubs and a couple business fraternities. I am not in the business school at my university but I am going through the process of transferring into it. Among the clubs/organizations I ...

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Georgetown vs USC vs Vandy vs UNC MBA

buckeye92

How would you rank these for someone looking to go into IB? Would like to live either northeast or out west upon graduation. Also open to other schools in the top 20-30 range if you have recommendations. I have a 3.45ish from a state school and 680 gmat. Currently working in finance. ...

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Police Officer MBA Prospects

dirty nef

I'm beginning police academy in a large, metropolitan city in a few weeks. I recently graduated as an honors political science major from a target university with a decent (3.1) GPA and very strong extracurriculars. Serving as an officer would be a great way for me to perform a public service, gain...

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Looking for a Masters in Finance program in Europe..

m94m

Canadian here and will have dual Canadian/Italian citizenship by the time I begin a program. I am currently working at a custodian bank, but I have a passion and interest in pursuing a career in asset management, investment banking, private equity, equity research. The jobs every young person wants....

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Need Help Deciding Schools to Apply to

jeffrey11

Hi guys, I'm glad to be here. Basically, my situation consists of the following: I'm a student at Baruch college in NYC and I'm a rising sophomore. While I have nothing against the school, I am looking for a front office job (Preferably in IB). I have a 4.0 average and decent EC's. I was planning ...

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MFin for a Psych Grad in Canada?

raseshshah

Hey guys, I'm a third-year psychology (BSc) student at McMaster. I'm interested in going into finance but as you can tell non-finance background from a non-target school. No one is going to look at my resume. I'm more interested in buy-side but I've heard breaking into sell-side (IB) is easier. I k...

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Where are the real pre-MBA superstars?

hustler4life7svn

I've been doing some research and seeing the massive student loans that MBA students graduate with. Looking over another WSO article: wallstreetoasis.***/forums/savings-before-mba It appears people aren't going into the program as hotshot all-stars (not saying they don't have impressive resumes t...

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Consulting and Recruitment oppurtunities for Econ CAS majors vs. AEM at Cornell

shaheer.sandhu

Hey all, I'm a high school senior and since I've visited Cornell and I've been absolutely in love. I am interested in a career and finance but have anecdotally heard that it is much harder to get an IB/consulting job if someone is an econ major in CAS versus having to be an AEM major. How true is t...

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A Guide to MBA Rankings

Personal MBA Coach

As you narrow down your round 2 school lists, you might be wondering how much emphasis you should place on business school rankings. These rankings are often a subject of much debate, especially since there are many and they differ widely. [US News and World Reports](https://www.usnews.com/best-gr...

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M&A Executive Programs

Cupertino25

Hello, I am considering applying to M&A Executive Programs at either INSEAD or London Business School and was wondering if I could find feedback. I am also open to considering programs at other universities. Thanks so much....

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Rec Letter Advice

Cadmonkey117

Sup everyone I'm applying to a few schools for Fall 2019 and wanted to get some feedback on how I could go about asking my current boss for a letter of recommendation. I hope to be able to continue working full-time while studying part-time but the MRED program I am shooting for is quite expensive,...

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MSF vs. MBA

jrp93

Currently in consulting looking to make the switch to IB. Weighing an MSF v. MBA. Wondering if doing a 1 year to 18 month program specializing in Finance will be better and help me make the switch sooner than a broader MBA. Thoughts?...

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Masters in Stats/MFE vs MBA

benso8

Does anyone see any issues with being promoted up through the ranks and having a masters in statistics or financial engineering/quant finance degree instead of an MBA? This is just my perception, but I feel like many people have a hard time getting promoted above the VP level of your division or t...

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Teacher trying to assess his profile for MBA.

Sci-Why

Hi all, I have browsed countless blogs looking for advice on my profile. The thing is, since I never gave MBA a serious thought until recently - my profile is currently in a total mayhem. There are domain shifts, role shifts, lack of relevant Experience, lack of ECs, etc etc. If anyone gets some tho...

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How Many Jobs is Too Many Pre-MBA?

jumper123

Didn't see much discussion around this topic. How many jobs (not counting internal transfers) is too many before applying to an MBA program? Obviously this depends on context like age, type of job, and more, but, is 2-3 the sweet spot assuming 3-6 years of work experience pre-MBA? My take is that ...

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University of glasgow?

wallstreetmsc

Hi, I am from Stockholm and I am pursuing my masters in finance, I have been accepted to University of Glasgow Mfin international finance and strathclyde business school MsC finance, I wonder which is generally the best career choice? ...

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DOJ Says Harvard Discriminates Against Asian-Americans. Could This Affect Your Job/School?

ptm24

Today the DOJ said that Harvard's use of a "personality assessment" had the impact of creating discrimination against Asian-American students. If you're interested in reading more, [here's the WSJ article](https://www.wsj.com/articles/justice-department-says-harvard-hurts-asian-americans-admissions-...

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Should I pursue an MSF or stick it out and try for a top MBA?

Trader_Joe

I graduated last May and have been working for a F500 biotech company in their pricing group. I’m mainly doing contract compliance, weekly sales reports, and some other monthly and quarterly calculations for them. I’ve had the opportunity to build out a couple models for, and produce actual wor...

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How to get started if you live in a small town

quianna

In my town, there is only one cc unless you want to travel up to a 1 to 2 hours to get to a another school. The one school in my town only has business administration. There are no major banks or internships around here, so how would I get my foot inside the door? How do I start networking if there ...

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Bocconi MSc Finance

gplusch

Hi, I am a male candidate from India. I graduated in 2016 from Delhi University (not the best in the country) in Bachelor of Engineering (Manufacturing Technology). My GPA was 3.4. I have 2 years of work experience in Supply Chain Management at one of the largest Indian MNC's. I decided to make a...

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What are best-in-class ops for consulting and government?

bschoolappp

I'm a recent graduate with an MS related to data science a top 5 engineering/CS school and I'm considering a variety of options. I'm interested in consulting and government work and I'm hoping to get an idea for opportunities that'd be considered "best-in-class" by MBA schools in these fields. Am I ...

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30 years old female MBA candidate?

abitofluck

My husband has been studying for the GMAT. Since I don’t have a full time job, I’ve been studying with him to keep him motivated. I took a few practice exams with him. To my surprise, I’ve consistently scored very well..780+. I always preform better on the quant section than the verbal sec...

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What do top schools have/do that other schools don't?

famejranc

What resources do the top undergraduate business schools have that lower ranked schools don't? What do top schools do to separate themselves, apart from having smarter students and better ocr?...

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Help on my college list!

mohammad-hasan

Hello fellow WSO posters, I am going through the process of transferring from a community college after finishing my AA in Finance. I have attempted to look through multiple different postings but with gaps in years, info I have found myself struggling to find an idea of which unis to prioritize. A...

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About to graduate from HBS - Ask Me Anything (AMA)

Deo et Patriae

About one year ago, I did [this AMA](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/finished-1st-year-at-hbs-ask-me-anything-ama) about finishing my first year at HBS. Two years ago, I did [this AMA](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/headed-to-hbs-in-the-fall-ask-me-anything-ama) about being accepted ...

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Which university for master?

wallstreetmsc

Hi, I have received offers from strathclyde business school and university of Glasgow for Masters in finance which one should I pic, which one is the best career choice in general? Appreciate all the help. ...

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Taking Classes After Graduation Just to Boost GPA

jalabam

Hello All, I recently graduated from my University with a degree in Economics and a 3.3 GPA. My university allows me to take courses after graduation and the grades I get in them add to my Undergraduate GPA. I plan on taking easy courses for the sole purpose of boosting my GPA and making myself loo...

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What is the most appropriate amount of working experience before applying to MBA?

HoggieT

I saw the other thread about age to apply, and was wondering if there's like a golden rule of the years of experience you must have before applying. Let me share my thoughts, I'm a banker/investment analyst and if I have to make a judgement call on which year to apply, I'd say the 3rd year would be ...

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Deferral MBA/MSF (2+2, GSB deferral, Yale silver scholars) and postgrad scholarship chances (Rhodes, Marshall, etc.) chances

Gilmour

**Background: ** *Non-target state flagship (SEC) + Honors college (including thesis) *Internship in renewable energy/Alternative fuels department *Separate short internship at specialty oil/gas firm *Finance major 3.91 gpa *Business frat VP (finance) *Fellow/Scholar at school impoverished city dev...

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Kicking Off Round 2

Personal MBA Coach

With summer coming to an end (though for those of us on the east coast it does not feel that way weather wise) and round two deadlines for most schools that fall in January, it is easy to put your MBA applications on the back burner. Don’t make this mistake! Whether you aren’t quite ready for ro...

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How do you save for graduate school? Confused about the best way to manage my money

Anonymous Monkey

I have read through the many posts on savings on WSO, but I have a few specific questions in regards to saving for bschool and how people tend to view the subject. 1. How much of my savings should be cash vs 401k? Say I want to go back to school within 2-3 years, does it make sense to hold my savi...

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Tuck Business Bridge Program

fmonkey

Is anyone familiar with the Tuck Business Bridge Program at Dartmouth? Someone I know at school did it and I believe it led him to his SA position at UBS IBD the following summer. I am currently a sophomore from a semi target with a 3.8 gpa and a large amount of work/extra curricular experience, s...

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Which MSF programs? goal is San Francisco banking and I have a low GPA (3.0)

BirdBath

I graduated from Indiana Kelley majoring in finance and am hoping to use an MSF to get out of Chicago and land middle market banking gig in San Fran. I've done a lot of research on the top MSF programs for banking and noticed most are in the South or East Coast (Vandy, UTA, Villanova, DukeMMS). I h...

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Should more colleges offer CFA exam prep courses?

famejranc

I found out that the [University of Toronto offers CFA prep courses](https://learn.utoronto.ca/courses-programs/business-professionals/courses/accounting-finance-risk-management/cfa-exam-prep) for all three levels of the exam. Their passing rates are very good (81% for level 1, 82% for level 2, no ...

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The Clock Is Ticking

Personal MBA Coach

As round one deadlines rapidly approach, Personal MBA Coach is here to help keep you on track. For some schools, such as HBS, you have less than 2 weeks to go. For others, there is still a bit of time to perfect your essays. However, that window is quickly closing. * Denotes early decision deadl...

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MSF or MBA (and gaining some MM IB Experience)?

EUROPETARGET

Hey Guys, In a few weeks I will start my internship at an american MM IB in Europe (think Harris Williams, Baird, Raymond James, Blair) which I will hopefully convert. However, after speaking to some people online, it seems almost impossible to transfer from a european office to an american office ...

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Vanderbilt MSF Chances

jcw6s

Hello everyone. I am a recent 24 year old graduate from Middle Tennessee State University with a liberal studies degree. I have a 3.2 GPA and a GMAT score of 760. My gpa is due to me working full-time during school. I spent 5 years with Dollar General, 4 of which in management. I also spent 4 months...

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Emory Goizueta MBA vs UNC KF MBA vs Carnegie Mellon Tepper MBA

lovestorun

As an international non-US work authorization and trying to break into banking, which of the three full time MBA programs has the best on-campus opportunities and alumni network to score a BB banking job? Please share your experience and any numbers comparing the programs. ...

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BAML MBA Recruiting - 5 Schools

AKBOS

I understand that BAML has decided this year to significantly cut the number of MBA programs that it participates in on-campus recruiting with from 12 to 5. I heard that HBS, Wharton, Tuck, Fuqua and Stern are the ones that they are retaining. The reason cited was that they are focused on A2A recr...

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Is 35 too old for full time MBA and post-mba investment banking?

anachistgt3

Basically the title.............................................................................................................thanks...

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Best way to Fit in GMAT Studying

I_Don't_Even_Go_Here

Going into the final year of Undergrad, looking for advice and experiences with studying for the GMAT while in school. Thanks!...

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GMAT score 690. Where Universities should I aim for, for an MS in Finance?

sam_1

I am a BTech in Computer Science and have no relevant professional work experience. I am considering a MS in Finance. Can you suggest which Universities would be the best bet for my profile? Indian, Male, Engineer, GRE 690, GPA 3.2/4....

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Cambridge Master of Finance (MFin) or..?

Life2Hard

Hello all, I have an offer from Cambridge for their Master of Finance program (MFin) and am wondering if the program is worth the cost. My background is 2 years of entry level position at a central bank and am currently pursuing a MA in economics for quantitative/economic modelling knowledge and m...

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IE MIF 2018 vs Possbly HEC 2019

404 offer not found

I've been accepted at IE MIF for both 2018 and 2019 intakes. At the beginning, I decided to go for the 2019 intake, as I tried HEC MIF but it was the last round and they didn't accept me. However, I wrote them asking if they would recommend me to apply again this year and they told me "If you were t...

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Please evaluate my profile MBA

rightonit10

I'm looking to apply for business school and wanted to get everyone's thoughts on my profile. 29yr old male Undergrad GPA: 2.26 in Economics from a small unknown state school Grad GPA: 3.7 Masters in Applied Economics from Southern New Hampshire University GMAT: 730 Work Experience: 6 years at a F5...

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Best MBA's for Chicago banking?

premier_1528

Wanted to see everyone's opinions on the best programs for Chicago banking. I won't be able to get into Booth or Kellogg. Ross is my reach with a 3.8 GPA, 700 GMAT, and F500 experience. What's everyone's thoughts on Indiana, Notre Dame, UIUC? I know Vandy places a lot of kids in the south, but...

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How Can Presentation Skill Training Course Improve Your Career Opportunities

abhinay

Top 5 skills that you will learn from a good training course on presentation skills. Please suggest ........

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Are STEM-Certified MBAs The Future?

ptm24

[quote] The University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business will become the first U.S. business school to gain full STEM designation for its full-time MBA program. [/quote] Will this catch on? Duke Fuqua and Wisconsin-Madison both have similar programs, and they seem to be attracting more inte...

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Trinity College Dublin MBA?

Beers

Does anyone have any insight into this program? Any students, former students, or friends of? Looks attractive from a time/cost perspective as it is a 1-Year program and is priced competitively, and the international experience would be cool, but would a Trinity MBA be a relative non-factor in te...

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Part Time/EMBA Options for NYC Lawyer

BirdLaw

Hi All, I am a mid-level (3 years of experience) corporate associate focusing on M&A, with an emphasis on LBOs, at a top NYC firm (think Simpson Thacher, Kirkland, Latham, Debevoise, if that helps). I am considering pursuing an MBA in order to help move over to the buy side in a business role. I ha...

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Get Accepted to Wharton Webinar -- You're Invited!

Linda Abraham

Hello WSO-ers, I know many of you are interested or currently applying to Wharton. I am presenting Accepted's [Get Accepted to Wharton webinar ](https://reports.accepted.com/mba/get_accepted_to_wharton_webinar) tomorrow August 22 at 10AM PT/1 PM ET and at 5 PM PT 8 PM ET. The webinar is free, but ...

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Fraternities?

targetprekalum

Hi, I'm highly considering attending Penn State for the Nittany Lion Fund. I was just wondering if anyone could say how important fraternities are in the whole recruiting process. I would love to go greek but since it is Penn State I am also worried about not dying. Thanks in advance ...

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My real response to the MBA essay

Croato87

Because of my gmat score and the dismal state of MBA applications, I know it makes absolutely no difference what I write here. Normally, I would tell you I want to get an MBA so I can start a business raising puppies for poor schoolchildren in war-ravaged, droubt-ridden regions of East Africa, or t...

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Tulane Masters of Management in Energy (MME) - updates?

ajt803

I saw that there were a couple of posts about this program, but they were all 5+ years ago. Any students that have gone through the program in the last couple of years that would like to share their experiences? Have people been getting jobs after completing? I've heard great things about it, but e...

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Business School Odds Wharton Undergrad and Navy Afterwards

fb224

Doing this for my older brother... He doesn't think he has a good shot at a top B school, I feel like he does. Undergrad: Wharton (Class of 2014) GPA: 3.25 GMAT: 730 Work: He did some low key internships with family friends Joined the Navy Special Warfare (Seals) directly after college, is leavin...

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How is Strathclyde business school MsC?

wallstreetmsc

Hi, I have been accepted to strathclyde business school for their MsC finance, I wonder wether or not it is good for IBD or if I should wait and reapply to other universities?...

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Study in Sweden

studyineurope15

To the international student, Schengen nations offer a ton of opportunities. The Schengen nations are one major network and the visa for the student is a common one which is valid in all these countries as a single document. For instance, if a student is aspiring to [**Study in Sweden**](http://www....

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Bocconi Exchange Student Courses

PTD1995

Hello everyone! I'm an economics second-year student, and next semester I'll be attending Bocconi university as an exchange student. Except two courses that are core in my degree (Macroeconomics and Public Finance), I am able to choose the other courses that I will attend while in Milan. However, I...

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Too young for MBA?

Hank4321

I am currently 23, a year out of school and considering enrolling in a full time MBA program at 25. Is this too young of an age to be pursuing a MBA full time? I am currently in a Finance & Accounting development program in the banking industry and would like to make a switch to consulting/ibanking....

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Are Your Applications Ready?

Personal MBA Coach

With the first round 1 deadline in less than 3 weeks, it is time to check on your progress and make sure your applications are solid. For some, waiting until round 2 may be the way to go if you are not quite ready. Unsure if your applications are ready? Here are 5 questions to ask yourself. [Do ...

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Doing it... applying with a 700!

deloittemonkey1

I'm at the weird point where R1 apps are due, and I have a 700 on the GMAT. I am retaking in late September, but that will be long after most of my top programs are due. I've been speaking to people on forums (reddit + gmat club) as well as with current students (through forte/company events). It's ...

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Stern MBA IB Recruiting Competition?

imthelord

Stern is widely known as a "finance school" or a "school for bankers" and it seems like the best place to be (outside of the M7) to get a position as a post-MBA associate. But, I was hoping if any Stern alumni could comment on how competitive banking recruiting is and provide what percentage of folk...

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Will I have a decent shot at HBS or GSB?

Cabepusher-9999

These are the only two schools that I would consider going to business school. Graduated this past spring and am trying to plan for down the line (4-5 years): Undergrad: Non-HYPSW Target GPA: 3.76/4.00 in Econ Work experience: Just started at an EB, but plan on jumping to the buyside after 2-3 year...

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GMAT and Harvard 2+2

rww2211

I just took my GMAT and had some concerns and wanted to see if anyone could give me some odds and advice on the HBS 2+2 program (or similar deferred admissions programs at GSB and Sloan). Stats: School: Top public (think Michigan, Berkeley, UVa) GMAT: 740 (49Q, 41V, 8 IR) Major: Engineering GPA: 3...

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Oxford PhD Financial Economics

rm427804

I am very interested in financial economics and wish to go for a PhD. But I'm not sure whether academia is for me and am instead leaning more toward industry or policy as of now. I have been considering the financial economics PhD program at Oxford's Said Business School but am not sure how it compa...

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What degree combination is most appealing to investment banks?

Bugsbunny7

I am an incoming freshman at a target university. I am not in the business school, however. I have already begun working with my academic advisor on transferring into the business school. That being said, which of the following degree is most appealing to BB banks? Business (concentration on finan...

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Professional Designations for Email Signatures and Resumes

Nivo0o0

We’ve all seen that person on an e-mail signature listing out 6 professional designations following their name. You like to take exam. We get it. While you’re at it why don’t you should include H.S.D. for your high school diploma and that rock climbing certifications after that brutal safety t...

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Undergrad: Cambridge v Duke v Columbia v Uchicago

Lynnnnn

I'm a high school senior and I got into Cambridge and Duke while being waitlisted by Columbia and Uchicago. For Cambridge, I got to read BA Economics at Robinson College. It's the newest college, pretty small, not as wealthy as Trinity, but nothing bad. For Duke I got into Provost Scholar Program so...

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UK Master in Finance Advice

Ben Rickert

Hi all, I am a penultimate year Business Management student at a semi-target university in the United Kingdom (think Warwick, Bath, Durham). I am currently doing an industrial placement (12 months) in the Asset Management division of a BB in London. I will be applying to the below schools for a M...

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What The Internet of Things Means for Businesses

aezioninc

Along with AI, The Internet of Things is changing the expectations of consumers. It will also change the way that businesses operate. The initial uptake of interconnected smart devices was slower than was forecast. But, the demand for the technology is now developing at a rapid pace. That demand wil...

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MS economics Georgetown

AYC123

Hey, What do you make of Georgetown MS Economics, how does it compare to NYU or Duke, how valuable are these masters in the first place? Thank you...

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What do you think of the following schools?

MoneyisHappiness

Just wanted an up-to-date discussion on some of these schools for undergrad IB in **NYC** after graduation: 1. Northeastern 2. Tufts ...

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