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BU Vs Northeastern Vs Babson Vs UIUC for business undergradHey, I'm from India. I've been admitted to all these places in the respective business schools and I'm having a tough time deciding between these for business and for a prospective career in banking/consulting. What is important for me is the career opportunities, campus life, the crowd and social l...
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MiM: LBS, LSE, HEC ParisHi all: I am considering Masters in Management at the following institutions: LBS, LSE and HEC Paris. My background: bachelor in Business Administration at a semi-target European university and internship experience at an international consultancy (not MBB though) with long-term goal being MBB in e...
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Vanderbilt vs. Amherst vs. Michigan (LSA)Hi all, This is my first time posting on this forum. I posted on CC as well. My S was fortunate enough to be accepted into some amazing institutions. We have narrowed the choices down to these 3 schools. He wants to pursue Economics and Finance and work for an Investment Bank in the future. This is...
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Are These Good Schools for NYC Investment Banking?I'll be applying to college this coming fall at these schools (in order of preference): NYU Cornell Boston College Michigan UVA Georgetown Duke Villanova Dartmouth Carnegie Mellon Notre Dame Vanderbilt UNC - only since it is in-state NC State - only since it is in-state What other schools should I...
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spend 56k for the mfin program?hello, I have got admission from Johns Hopkins university and suny buffalo for msf program. I know that they are not in the same tier. However, I can not make my final decision. And I really need your help. I am impressed by the 20k tuition and the content of courses offered by suny buffalo. The o...
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MSF Admit from UB School of Management- New YorkHi, I am looking for some guidance on whether to join a full time MSF or not. Below is my profile. Kindly take a look and please advise -- Bachelors in Computer applications ( GPA -3.8) -- 7 years of experience as a software tester testing the broker, wealth services and compliance platforms of ...
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MSF ValueHello, I am in a bit unique situation here. I recently immigrated to USA from Bangladesh. I worked for 2.5 years in relationship management in commercial banking. I know this experience has no value in USA. Now I am planning to study MS Finance. I am already selected for UT Dallas for Fall 2011. ...
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MS Quantitative Finance from SUNY Buffalo?Hello everyone, I am an international student and have the following admits. 1) Texas A&M - MS Economics (Financial Econometrics track) 2) SUNY Buffalo -MS Quant Finance? I am more inclined towards SUNY, but how is it rated amongst the recruiters? and how are the placements after the course gets co...
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Do 3 Cs on your transcript ruin your life?Hey guys... so basically the title is the thing I'm worried about. Background: international, west coast top 40 non target UC. Math and Quantitative Economics (Econometrics) double major. CGPA 3.45 4 leadership positions (1 held for two years, 1 co-founder & president). 3 internships (1 consulting f...
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Am I screwed if I don't get into Haas at UCB? So I got accepted into UC Berkeley, but am debating whether I should go or stay in Canada to attend Western Ontario with an advanced entry opportunity into Ivey business School. I alright know Berkeley is a semi-target at best for Ibanking and if I don't get into Haas then am I screwed? Any though...
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UT Austin vs UC Berkeley (Business Undergrad) - Selection HelpI live in Texas and am finishing high school there. I was accepted into UT Austin McCombs for in-state tuition, but not into the honors program which I had wanted to attend. On the other hand, I was also admitted into UC Berkeley, although for out of state tuition. Between $25k (UT Austin) and $6...
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MBAs with placement in CO? Does anyone know if there are any top 25 mba programs that place well in Colorado? Specifically for real estate? ...
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UCI MSFHey WSO! UCI recently started a Masters of Science in Finance last year and I was wondering how big of a risk it would be to attend? They have no placement data yet as their inaugural class does not graduate until spring this year. Using common sense, I believe it is extremely risky to pay x amou...
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BU vs UIUC (Economics Major)Hi, I’m an international students who’s been admitted to UIUC and BU for Economics, and could really use some advice on which to attend. I hope to pursue a double degree in finance and economics regardless of which I go to, and hope to break into banking/consulting once I graduate. I am aware ...
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Imperial College MSc IWMHi everyone, I should receive an offer for MSc Investment & Wealth Management programme at Imperial. Does anybody have some info about this master’s? I’d like to work in the buy side but I’m not sure that the programme has the same reputation of a Msc Finance. Any help would be appreciate...
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How to get into the Nittany Lion Fund as a freshmen This one goes out to all of you NLF alumni and current members out there; how do I get in as a freshmen? I'm currently a high school senior and am wondering what I can do to prepare/should keep in mind for when I start my first semester in the Fall. I'd appreciate it if you went over everything fr...
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Difference between Columbia vs. Johnson vs. Stern for NYC IB? I am weighing a few offers from the major NY schools and am planning on going into IB. Large scholarship offers from NYU & CBS + NYC Cost of Living put the costs slightly higher than Johnson. I have no definitive feelings about living one place or another, I am more looking to get the best chance ...
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CFA L3 + BIG4 Corporate Finance Experience + LSE MSc Finance = UK Work Permit?"Hi guys, I am planning to apply for MSc Finance at LSE for 2019/2020. I am wondering how high are my chances of getting a job at IB (preferably Equity Research) with Visa Sponsorship (I am a non-EU national) given that: 1. By 2019 I will hopefully pass all 3 Levels of CFA (I will sit L2 in June 201...
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Tips for MBA campus visitsHi everyone, In about a week, I'm travelling to the US to take part in some campus visits. I'm visiting 5 places (Booth, Wharton, CBS, MIT, HBS). So far my schedule looks like: - Booth: information session, tour, class visit and social - HBS: tour and information session (see question below) - MI...
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Chances of M7/S16 MBA? And is my career goal realistic?Hey guys, I actually got into 1 of the top 2 European B-sch a year ago (that was the only school I applied at that time for some specific reasons) but decided not to go since I got my current job offer. I am thinking to apply for MBA again, but only schools in the US. I am not going to apply for rou...
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How screwed am I if I attend the University of Alabama?Okay, so I'm a high school senior from a lower middle-class background who's been waitlisted/rejected from about 10 or so targets/semi-targets. Going into the college application process, I thought I had a real shot at most of them (I have a 35 on the ACT, decent ECS) but I think I was probably reje...
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Master degree options after bachelor in accountingFor accounting professional who is bored with his/her job which master's degree you suggest Business/Management? ...
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Big Change in GMAT Exam (Fewer Questions): What do you think?Starting April 16. 2017, the number of questions on GMAT will be reduced: * Quant questions will be reduced by 6: from 37 to 31. * Verbal questions will be reduced by 5: from 41 to 36. GMAT exam will be reduced by 30 minutes. This includes a 23-minute reduction in the exam sections, as well as 7 ...
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Attending a Mostly International MSF as a Domestic Student?Hi WSO, I was wondering if anyone had some insights regarding career prospects for domestic students in a mostly international program, such as Rochester or Brandeis MSF. Has anyone attended a program like this and managed to land IB/FO offers? I know that they don't often place students in FO rol...
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Alternatives for MSc FinanceHi, are there actually other programs like a MSc Finance that one should take into consideration when pursuing a career in IB/PE/VC? Greets...
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Is $80k of debt from undergrad too much?Is $80k of debt after undergrad common or absolutely unheard of? Or is it somewhere in between? Is it common for people that work on the Street to have this type of debt out of undergrad? How do they live? Do they ever regret their decision? How do they pay it off?...
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Villanova, Michigan, or University of OregonI am an ambitious high school senior who has a dream of working on Wall Street. Specifically in Risk Management/Analysis. Now, my three options for college are University of Michigan, Villanova, and the University of Oregon. Oregon: I could go to UO and have zero debt as it is my state school and ...
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NTU InterviewHey Guys! I was just called for an Interview at the NTU Financial Engineering Program and wanted to know what kind of questions I could expect? any details would be very helpful, Thanks in advance! ...
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Does not attending Kellogg MBA hinder your chances of landing MBB?I finally gave up on dreams of attending Wharton. Almsot everyone from my country at Wharton either went to IIT or IIM. So I'm currently shortlisting schools to apply to this year. I will apply to 4 max because I work like 12 hours and it's hard to apply to more than that. My post-MBA career goal...
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Round 2 MBA Applications - Mind Helping Me Choose?aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa...
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Columbia MSOR vs. USC MSF for a career in Equity Research?Hello All, I have been recently admitted to **USC's MSF** program as well as **Columbia's MS Operations Research** program. I am currently aiming for a career in Equity Research (Also considering Asset Management). I am wondering what are you wonderful people's thought on which program would be ...
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Bocconi MSc Finance vs. St. Gallen(HSG) MBF vs. Frankfurt School(FSFM) MSc FinanceI have received offers: Bocconi MSc Finance, St. Gallen M.A. Banking and Finance, and am currently applying to Frankfurt School of Finance and Management MSc Finance. Since I'm a non-EU and have little access to the general opinions of the employers and students in Europe regarding these programmes,...
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Having serious thoughts about B-school for the first time - can anyone offer any advice?Hey Monkeys, Long-time reader/poster here. Am a bit unsure what to do at this stage in my career and b-school thoughts have started entering my mind. I'll lay out my background below but these are the main questions swirling around in my head: 1) will b-school help me get to be where I want to be ...
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[Current HS Senior] Will be attending a non-target school this fall. Need advice.edit: sorry for the really long post. I would really, really, really, really appreciate any advice, though. Hi, I am currently a senior in high school, and I will be attending a non-target state school with pretty much a full ride. I am on the East Coast of the USA. My goal is to get a job on Wall ...
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"If-converted" method within the calculation of fully diluted shares outstandingHi, I am currently learning the calculation of fully diluted shares outstanding, and I have some trouble with this part of the explanation: "*The conversion of in-the-money converts also requires an upward adjustment to the company's net income to account for the foregone interest expense payments a...
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MBA UTD with Full Ride vs Rice (Jones)So I basically have these two options on the table; full paid tuition to go to UTD and no scholarship for Rice. I'm trying to go into Real Estate PE or a REIT after I graduate, and feel like a name brand MBA would really help me get there, since though I've had about 3+ years of relevant work experi...
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Extending Military Contract or Apply to an MBA?Over a year ago I made a post about heading to flight school in the Military. After months of academics and training I actually got to the flying portion. This is where I found out that I was not comfortable with flying an aircraft, and I didn't enjoy it at all. I was put up for re-designation b...
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School Decision for Investment Management: Booth / Columbia ($$) / MIT Sloan?Hey All, I’ve had the good fortune of being admitted into 2 MBA programs and potentially a 3rd: Columbia ($$), Booth and MIT Sloan (hopefully) and am having more than a bit of trouble deciding between them. I’d love to get into a large IM firm (Fidelity, PIMCO, Putnam etc.) and work my way i...
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"Harvard" HBX credentials as EducationHey everyone, Does anyone know of people who put Harvard business school HBX listed as their main education on both their LinkedIn/resume and whether people fall for it? I was only curious since the person in question (when talking briefly in person) could only talk about their Harvard education w...
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Undergrad: Help me choose college- Please (UNC-CH vs USC vs UW-Madison vs UW-Milwaukee)Hi all, I am an international choosing to decide where to go to college next year. Sorry for the poor english now. My options are University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Southern California, and University of Wisconsins. UNC is 29k a year, USC is 49k a year, and UW is 55k a year f...
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Medical Student looking to get an MBA - do I have a chance at H/S/WSo, I'm currently a medical student at a top 20 medical school and am thinking about getting an MBA. My primary goal is to eventually go into hospital management or healthcare consulting. Background: 24 yo male STEM major @ Ivy undergrad, 3.5 GPA 95th percentile MCAT I have a couple questions: 1. ...
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Profile Evaluation: 167(Q) for MSF/ MFEHi All, It will be really helpful if you can help me on deciding what will be safe universities (if any) among the following - 1. Princeton 2. MIT 3. Carnegie Mellon University 4. LBS 5. HEC Paris 6. Haas 7. Baruch My profile Snapshot - Country - India Education Snapshot - Major in Electr...
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Which school to attend? Baruch, UCL or Warwick?Hello, i am a high school senior from China and i got the offers from Baruch(currently general program, the result of honor program application has not yet announced), University College London (economics&statistics) and Warwick (Accounting & Finance). I always want to pursue a career in financial...
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Boston College MCAS Economics Major. Am I hopeless?I will be studying at Boston College in the fall, but I will be in MCAS and not CSOM. I am planning on majoring in economics and hoping to work in investment banking. I would obviously like to work in Wall Street, but other major cities are fine too (Boston, Charlotte, Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, etc...
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F100 FP&A to Equity Research post MBAHi Folks, Looking for some guidance on ER jobs. I have about two years of FP&A experience at a major global Food & Beverages corporation (think Coca Cola, PepsiCo, Kraft) in India and will be applying to top finance focused B-Schools (Wharton, Booth, Columbia, NYU) next fall (will have roughly 4 y...
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Undergrad: USC Marshall vs Western IveyHi all, Some background info, I'm a senior in high school, US-Canada Dual citizen and I've been accepted to USC Marshall and Western Ivey. Ivey would be around 80k CAD for 4 years and USC would be 180k CAD. I currently live in Toronto, but hope to enter high finance directly out of undergrad or con...
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Cornell Johnson (full ride) v. Yale SOM (40k a year). What would you do?Hello, I've been going through this decision in the past week and I wanted the forum's perspective. I had an initial thread over the same issue a few weeks ago, but Yale came back with a revised offer that changes the calculus. Essentially, I am in a fortunate position with two great offers, but I...
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Getting Into Business School by working as a compliance analystHello all, I just got offered a legal compliance job as a rising junior in undergrad. The position will be for 13 months, and I plan on obtaining an MBA degree in the future. Is compliance a good sector to work for if you want to go to business school? Ideally I would apply with 4-6 years of experi...
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Graduate Degree: SSE Finance, St Gallen MBF, HEC MiM GE or double-degree SciencesPo/ SSE?Hello everyone First thank you all for being part of this forum and making it as great as it is. I have been a long time lurker and I really benefited from numerous valuable threads and discussions, but with the important upcoming decision where to pursue my masters I decided to reach out for advi...
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UNC ($$) vs Texas ($) for post-MBA IB in NYC, SF, Boston, or LAWould appreciate feedback from the WSO cohort here. In at UNC Kenan-Flagler and Texas McCombs. UNC gave me a decent chunk of change, and Texas threw me a little bone as well (roughly 1/3 of UNC). Both great schools, think I'd be happy living/going to both, same "tier" overall I'd say. Looking for f...
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UNC Undergraduate Business Guidance?Hello! I'm currently a high school senior, and just finished up with the college application process. I was admitted to UNC, and plan to pursue finance at KF. I'm really interested in pursuing IBD after college, and don't know anyone/anything about UNC as I am oos. I was just looking for some guidan...
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Undergraduate: Ross or SternI have been admitted into both Ross and Stern, but I am not sure which one to commit to. I want to break into PE, preferably right out of undergrad, and am aware that Ross places 8-10 at Blackstone every year, but was wondering what Stern offered that Ross does not? Which is better for a kid looking...
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What school to apply forHello everyone, I graduated in June 2017. My degree is in business administration specializing in finance and management control. Major GPA: 3.2, Overall: 2.68. I studied in France and the evaluation of my transcripts was done by WES. That's how I got my GPA. I have been in the US for a little over...
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School Choosing!Bocconi(MKT) VS Warwick(Consulting) VS WUSTL(MSF)VS Brandeis(MSF)Hey guys! I am a senior student in China and I major in finance. I will go abroad for further graduation studies and I have got these offers, please help me to choose, too hard........The pros and cons of each school I have listed as followings: 1、Bocconi pros:Top business school in Europe, I...
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Should I retake the GMAT (730)Hi - Two questions from me: - Is it worth retaking the GMAT and trying to get closer to 750? - If I didn't retake and went with my score below (730), what are my chances? Profile: - 26 year old male - White - Top 10% of the class at a Top 5 international university (LSE for Political Science) Pro...
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Bocconi(Marketing management) VS Warwick(Consulting) VS WUSTL(MSF) VS Brandeis(MSF)Hey guys! I am a senior student in China and I major in finance. I will go abroad for further graduation studies and I have got these offers, please help me to choose, too hard........The pros and cons of each school I have listed as followings: 1、Bocconi pros:Top business school in Europe, I...
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Bowdoin vs Notre Dame (Mendoza) vs UCLA/Berkeley/USC (Marshall)Title. Not sure what the best option is here. Was rejected to all ivy league schools, as this year was especially brutal admissions-wise. I'm in state for LA/Berk, so that's definitely a factor. I'd be paying full tuition at the private schools listed above. Love ND and Bowdoin, not sure if it's wor...
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Offcycle internships during MSF (nighttime vs daytime classes)I was wondering how do people intern during school on off-cycle basis. How hard are these to come by and are these usually part time or full time? I am debating between 2 MSF's, out of which one is at night/weekend and the other during the day. With the night classes I can potentially do full time i...
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Waitlisted at Multiple Business SchoolsGot into a T15, which is great - but unfortunately I've been waitlisted at THREE other schools. I would consider any of my 3 waitlisted schools a significant upgrade over my current school. I'm in an okay spot, but my current concern is how to manage multiple waitlists. Obviously you want to write ...
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MBA Options? 750 GMAT, Low GPA from Top non-ivey, 3yrs LMM IB ExperienceI'm hoping someone can give me an idea of what's a realistic bschool. Per the title, I have a strong GMAT 750, low gpa (2.7) at a top 25 school, and decent work experience, a few years of regional boutique banking. Are Wharton/Harvard/Columbia even an option here given my low gpa. I have few extra ...
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No name investment management firm I have been made an offer to work at a no name, newly founded investment management firm. If I take up this offer, would it help my mba application? My understanding is that applicants from similar industries are compared against each other. Therefore working at this firm would not help me. Th...
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Work experience vs. GMAT score for top business schoolsI am one year out of school and working BO in asset management. The job basically consists of low level accounting work for about 45 hours a week doing the same tasks every day with little opportunity to get on other projects. You can always do your best to BS in interviews, but it would be pretty h...
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Applying to Business School from Serious Non-Target I am senior student at a small private liberal arts college in Minnesota. I am pursuing degrees in economics, finance, and Spanish. In addition, I have advanced competency in python, SQL, Java, and R. My GPA is fairly poor, hovering around a 3.6. Largely, this is due to my first year of college, in ...
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State School Undergrad = NO CHANCE FOR M7???Hello monkeys, I've been on this forum for quite awhile now, looking through the MBA section specifically. I realized that a lot of you guys went to a prestigious undergrad program before landing a FT job -> M7/T15 MBA. However, I went to a state school barely broke the 100's! I've been promot...
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NYC Part Time MBALooking for advice on best part time mba program other than Stern in manhattan. Any help be much appreciated. ...
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University of Illinois or University of WisconsinI'm a high school senior, and unfortunately got rejected from my top school (Notre Dame). Fortunately, I was blessed with acceptances to U of I and UW-Madison. I am instate for U of I (total cost ~$30k), which leaves UW at approximately $50k. I liked the UW atmosphere better, but not $20k better. I ...
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Study Abroad opinions on schools Choosing between a few business schools for winter semester junior year. Any thoughts, warnings, or positive feelings towards any of these? Spain: IE or ESADE Stockholm University of Economics University College Dublin Copenhagen Business School LSE University of Economics, Prague ...
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Fully Online MBA / Field Engineer?Brief about the profile: Work experience: I work in the oil industry as a field engineer. I'm in front of a computer in the middle of nowhere all day. I was accepted into LSU's MBA Full Time MBA program and was planning to start last August, but a week before class started I was offered a job I cou...
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Looking for an unusual internship over my senior year summerSo I am majoring in finance and I would like to attempt to get an internship under my belt before going to school. I am probably going to go to IU and do the ACE Program (I also got accepted to Stern but it is too expensive). MY question is do you think it would be possible to get an internship ou...
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London IBD/Fin. Restructuring – LSE Law and Accounting vs IE vs ESCPHey guys, I just wanted to ask for some opinions and hints here. My goal is to work for a financial restructuring firm post grad (or IBD if that does not work out). To my best knowledge, HL and PJT are the only ones recruiting directly on FT RX positions. Unfortunately, I did not (and will not) fin...
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UCL vs. Cass vs. Imperial Dear fellows, I have a decent profile in terms of CV - M&A top-tier BB/EB internships, mid market private equity, big4 advisory & startup - plus okay grades (fullfilling 2:1, German BSc. from non-target, convertable to a GPA of 3.3/4.0). Furhter I wokred as a tutor in a finance elective at my univ...
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Which MiM? IE, ESADE, LBS, ImperialHello all! I have applied to the following: IE (MSc International Management) - Accepted ESADE (MSc International Management) - Accepted LBS (MSc Management) - No response yet Imperial (MSc Management) - No response yet I am 24 yo from Europe and I have an undergrad degree in Economics from ~top 2...
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IIT MSF I am wondering what information the WSO community has on the program. It would be great to get opinions from past students on the quality of education and placements around the Chicago area. The program is highly ranked on the FT MSF rankings, yet I have seen mixed reviews online. Any help would b...
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Advice needed!! UVA's MSC, Umich's Master of Management or Babson College's MSEL?I am an international student. Currently in a dilemma of choosing the Master program among UVA's MS in Commerce, Umich's Master of Management and Babson's MSEL. My possible future plan after completing the Master program would be to, first, get a job in a giant, preferably in consulting, for 2-3 yea...
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Undecided about which Boston MSF program to go!Hello all! A few things to consider: International Student going back home after completing the MSF. Don't have much savings, and my income potential after graduating is much lower because I wouldn't be working in the USA hence salaries are inherently lower. Will have Fulbright Scholarship which ON...
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Best European Quant Finance/Financial Engineering ProgrammeSay, rates/equity derivatives sales & trading is the goal Any picks? - Imperial Risk Management and Financial Engineering vs EPFL Financial Engineering vs Oxford MCF vs anything else...? Also, do IBs/HFs have a bias towards recruiting people from straight math/engineering/physics backgrounds rath...
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Why did QMUL loose its ranking in FT Msc Finance ranking 2017?So, I have offer from QMUL for MSc Investment and Finance. One of the main reason for selecting it was the coursework, location and membership in Russell Group. But then I checked the FT MSc Finance Rankings and saw that QMUL was ranked #39 in 2015 and #37 in 2016 but not even mentioned in the list ...
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Apple vs. PC Laptop for B School?Apologies in advance as I'm relatively tech illiterate, so may be a dumb question - I'll be headed to business school this fall, and I am currently without a laptop (had a Macbook Pro 13" from college but has since died). The question is, what do people recommend? I do like the Macbook Air as it's ...
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What should I do over the next 3-5 years to improve my chances of an M7 B-School Admit?I'm in my final year of my undergrad at one of the Indian Institutes of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) My profile: GPA: 8.3/10 (not really sure how that scales into the US 4.0 GPA system) GRE 335/340 I'll be joining a tier 2 consulting firm in July this year. Internship: Unilever (2 months):...
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SAT to GMAT Score CorrelationThe only real correlation between how you do on these tests is your aptitude as a standardized test taker. If you are a good test taker, that will definitely help you with the GMAT. How Well does the SAT Predict Your GMAT Score? Unlike what some people believe, the GMAT isn't easy and in more case...
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LSE Finance VS Columbia Financial EngineeringHello, Here some background. I've been admitted into these two programs, my goal is to work in IBD (ideally M&A) and I would like to end up in US soon or later. I am a European engineering grad with some internship experience (equity research and now IBD in a BB bank). Below pros and cons of the t...
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Amherst College v Durham UniversityI'm currently set to start studying at Amherst in a couple of weeks, but after spending the summer working in America (I'm an international student), I'm beginning to have some doubts. In short, while I understand that Amherst has a strong reputation, small but close alum network etc - I'm not convi...
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Pace Lubin Finance BBA: What Next?So I'm currently getting an AAAS from a community college to save money, and then transferring to the Pace University Lubin School of Business. My intent is to complete their BBA in Finance, at the downtown Manhattan campus. So to all of those who already have a job in the IB world: What should I...
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Accept Full-Time Offer or Pursue Master's Degree? (Profile Evaluation)I am currently doing an off-cycle internship at a MM Investment Bank and I only have one semester left of my undergraduate studies. I have always wanted to do a top Master's program but if I receive a full-time offer from the bank I am currently at then it would be a tough decision. I know I can alw...
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Michigan is now M7Michigan is now ranked seventh. Booth is tied for first with Harvard. No other big changes except maybe Yale dropping out of the top 10. MBA Rankings...
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Profile Evaluation - Bocconi (Msc. Finance) or LSE (Msc. Finance)I am currently doing an IB internship at a MM IB Bank and eventually plan to apply for a master's. I would really appreciate some input on my profile in order me to get an understanding of my chances for getting enrolled. Undergrad: B.Sc. Business and Economics, Major in Corporate Finance. GPA: 4....
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CFA or Executive Master in FinanceHello, I am working in the Asset Management industry within the business development department. I would like to go into the investment side, starting as an investment analyst or equity analyst, and becoming a portfolio manager in the future. I am trying to boost my career on that track and I am won...
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MSF Programs: USC Marshall vs. Boston College Carroll vs. UT Austin McCombs I am an international student with MSF offers from UT Austin, USC, and John's Hopkins. I am currently still waiting on Boston College and Vanderbilt for MSF, and Columbia for applied analytics. Looking for some suggestions in how I should rank my options, and where might be the best place to go if m...
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The Future of the MBAHi All, I’m new to this site, but wanted to get commentary from likeminded people about whether or not to pursue an MBA. My rule of thumb is that it’s only worth consideration from a T-20 program, especially if an employer or grants aren’t paying for it. Yet, with a six-figure price tag wil...
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Nasty Undergraduate Academic Record, which MSF should I apply for ? I read someone mention FT is the only website that ranks Master of Finance program and there are other articles about "target school" such as Business Insider. Anyhow, I am an undergraduate student at Northeastern University, had 2 accounting co-ops, one as audit intern in Deloitte but the branch i...
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Over 30, still no undergrad, finance career options?Hi! I'll forgo the story unless anyone asks for it but, I dropped out of university to be a chef, found success in that career, but the job is becoming physically unsustainable as I age. I want to attend university with a definite career goal this time, and my only other real interest besides food ...
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MSF Programs Rochester/JHU/WUSTL/USC/Bentley/BabsonI'm an international student majored in finance at BU Questrom. Got a terrible gpa (2.89). I'm at home in China for a gap year (doing an intern at a brokerage firm I'm planning to go back to the US for graduate school to rebrand myself and try to find a full time job after graduation. I prefer east...
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MSF with work experienceI know most MSF programs don't require work experience, but I was wondering if anyone had any insight about doing an MSF program with 1-2 yrs of prior work experience and how that impacted recruiting for analyst positions. My goal is to break into banking (either Houston or NYC would be fine with me...
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Bocconi vs IE vs ESADE Undergrad?I'm currently a senior in high school hoping to go into consulting and am looking for advice on which undergrad programs I should look at. I'm spending next year working in Guatemala which is why I haven't completed applications yet. I'm looking for the best international bachelor degree that I can ...
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Kennedy School of Government (and schools of the like)There seems to be a lot of jerking off to the MBA degree (and to some extent the MSF) for getting into Finance, and this is absolutely rightfully so. However, in discussions about the HKSG (and other related masters programs) I have noticed that people often go on to work at places like World Bank, ...
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710/3.6 for Top 10Got a 710 which I know isn’t great. Especially because all my practice exams were 48Q/40V and my actual test was 45Q/42V. I’m applying from public sector with experiences in nonprofits and government work. I’m hoping to have a shot at HBS and am also interested in Yale SOM since they seem to l...
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Can an MBA help me get into Investment Banking?I currently have a operational background that supports sales and trading and I have done this for about 10 years in NY. I am considering going to a top tier business school to get my MBA. Will this help with my chance of getting into investment banking? ...
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