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Rutgers Newark RecruitingDoes anybody know what is Rutgers Newark's reputation when it comes to accounting and finance? Does big 4, as well as IBs recruit from there? I will be majoring in accounting (possibly double major finance/accounting, good idea?). Ultimately is your GPA and extra curriculars really what matters? I h...
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Does the CFA help you get into Business School?Does having all 3 levels of the CFA exam make someone more attractive for an MBA program? I've passed the first 2 exams and thinking about applying to MBA's if I pass the 3rd next year and earn the charter. Some background on myself: - Passed Level 1 and Level 2 on first try, taking Level 3 next s...
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Can someone with a corp finance background use grad school to break into IB?I am a junior at a non-target (Pace University) who eventually wants to break into IB (specifically restructuring). I know that the chances of me landing an IB job directly out of undergrad are slim due to the fact that I don't come from a prestigious university, which is why I am thinking about cor...
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Seeking Advice: Business School, Law School or Both? As the title suggests, I am searching for advice in order to plan ahead. After graduating from a non-target with a BS in Civil Engineering I attempted to break into IB, unfortunately, I was unsuccessful. I ended up working at a boutique construction consulting firm. My intention was to break into ...
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Accepted into the University of Mannheim (MMM & MMBR) and Goethe University Frankfurt (MMF & IM); which program to choose?Dear Community, I have been accepted into the MMM and MMBR Programs at the University of Mannheim and also into the MMF and IM Programs at Goethe University Frankfurt. (Note: If you are not familiar with the initials of the programs I've written their complete names below.) I need advice to help de...
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Best GMAT Prep Books for Self-Study - Recommendations Hey guys, I am planning to start prepping for the GMAT next summer during my internship (it will be in F500 corporate finance so I will have plenty of time on the side lol) and I was wondering what books and materials do you fellow monkeys recommend for self studying? I would do a course if there ...
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Brandeis MA in international economics and finance (full tuition) or Vandy MSFBrandeis MA in international economics and finance (full tuition) versus Vandy MSF. Average GMAT (722) and class profile in Brandeis are really great, but i still have some doubt about the program. Brandeis is not that far from Vandy in terms of MSF rankings. However, Vandy's business school reput...
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What courses to take in grade 12?I would like to get into a target undergraduate program in Canada, like Ivy HBA or Queens commerce, and then work in IB or HF. I believe these programs require you to take Calculus and Vectors, Advanced Functions, and U English, what other 3-5 courses should I take in grade 12? Does it really matter...
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Georgetown Masters in Political Economy? Does anyone have any information/insights on this new Master program Georgetown just opens? Would it still be possible for someone attending a Master in Economics program like this to get into IB/Capital Markets/ER by the time of graduation? In their program brochure they say that it is suitable f...
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Why does no one respect NYU? Stern is decent no? How come it always attracts the weirdest kids?! Like seriously I don't get it. ...
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This is going to be a special topic (Highschool Junior)I've been lurking on these forums for a while now, and I finally decided to make an account even though I'm very out of place. I'm currently a high school Junior in an International School in Zurich,Switzerland. Yes, I reside in the secret banking capital of the world and my dad hides Nazi gold unde...
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MBA questions, deposit amounts etc1. Can I refuse an interview without adverse impact? I dont want to do more than 4 in total during my entire process even if invited for more. 2. 2 rounds of deposits? dont understand this, and where the re vera check fits into this? any other consideraitons with schools and different rounds that ...
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MBA, MScF or MAI am wondering which route to take. MBA from UofM Ann Arbor or do a MSC finance/accounting. I Have about 8 years of experience between financial analyst/treasury analyst. My goal is to venture out into banking and currently studying for the CFA. Advice?...
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So I cancelled my Score today...Hi All, I've been pretty open about my GMAT journey on the forums, but today I sat the GMAT and needless to say bombed it, scoring 560 (Q41, V 30). I took 5 weeks off work in attempt to really push my mark up. During this time, I reviewed content from MGMAT, made notes from the Economist and MGMA...
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MFin + CFA L1 or MSc Data Science Hello everyone, Disclaimer: I've done hours of searching across WSO and Reddit to help me out with my situation but have come up with different forms of advice or answers that only help with some of my questions. Background: graduated recently (convocation was in fall 2016) with a 3.4 GPA in neuro...
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EMBA for techI have undergrad in stats about 17 years exp in tech currently working as technical product manager making around 225k+, I am planning for EMBA from top schools, my concern is ROI assuming i get admitted.. I live in bay area....
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Latest FT Masters in Management RankingFT released its latest Masters in Management ranking yesterday. Interesting for all you monkeys who are looking to apply for a Masters degree soon. [Ranking 2017](https://www.ft.com/content/6b52615a-8694-11e7-8bb1-5ba57d47eff7) Top 10 as follows: 1. University of St Gallen 2. HEC Paris France 3. ...
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Generally speaking which firms (tech/mgmt consulting/ibanking) have the most through background checks?Also why? How do they compare to say a government security clearance process? is this industry or company specific (ie all financial consulting vs just McKinsey)?...
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GMAT AW and IRDo you guys know if I can skip over **analytical writing** (AW) and **integrated reasoning** (IR) for the Uk universities? (MSc applicant) Some universities - such as Bocconi - don't require it. About the Uk universities (LSE, Imperial etc.) I can't find anything. This allow me to conserve energy...
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Admission ConsultantsHi all, I'm applying to some M7 programs this year and am considering using an admissions consultant. I've narrowed it down to two consultants: Stacy Blackman and Amerasia. Does anyone have any experience with either? I'd really like to get some honest feedback on both. One thing I noticed is that...
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Leverage a move to Europe through MBASome context: I live in a developing country and would like to move to a first-world country, so I thought targeting a top MBA would be the best way to achieve this goal. I've heard that it's hard to get jobs in the US even from an M7 (ROI would be non-existent if I can't get a US job), so I figur...
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Chances of getting into LSE Accounting and finance MScHello everyone, I am currently in my last year of Bsc and want to apply to business schools this fall. My favorite option so far (I've been researching for a while) is LSE's MSc in Accounting and Finance, although I don't know if my profile is good enough to get accepted there. I will try to summari...
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Would a minor in Statistics help me?I am currently a junior at a non-target (Pace University). I am currently majoring in finance, and have no other majors or minors. I have read on this site that quantitative majors are valued in finance. Unfortunately, due to finances, a double major is not possible for me, nor is switching majors, ...
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Italian major applying to Bocconi MSc in FinanceHi everyone! I'm an Italian and Russian double major in my fourth year considering Bocconi's MSc in Finance program. Basic stats are: GRE 336 (A5.0 V169 Q167, according to ETS that's a 770 in GMAT), GPA 3.859/4.000. I'm a native speaker of Chinese and English, but am still working on Italian and Rus...
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MBA experience - what are my chancesI graduated with a 2.4 GPA from a non-ivy/non-top 20 undergrad with a technical major (think computer science, computer engineering). My low GPA was the result of my sophomore year in which I really struggled with the beginning classes for my major however after that year my grades trended upward an...
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What do MBAs do at tech firms?I personally would love to manage a team of engineers but it seems 1) Most top tech firms don't really want MBAs or more specificall non SWE to do this for roles like product management 2)i hate the traveling aspect of consultign from a health perspective- so many of the job postings require a consu...
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What is the best way for someone to gain good finance-related work experience while in college?What is the best way to gain impressive finance-related work experience while completing an undergraduate degree at an Ivy League university? I know most students take time off during summer to do internships, but what can someone do during fall and spring semesters to prepare for an investment bank...
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Postgraduate and career adviceHi WSO, This is my first post here, so let me introduce my self. I've been lurking around this forum for a while and learned a lot about the finance industry and the careers i'm interested in, so much information in here! I'm an undergraduate student in economic theory focusing on finance, and now ...
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Profile Evaluation MS FinanceHi, I request you to please evaluate my profile for MS Finance Programs (STEM preferable) in US for Fall 18. GRE - 170Q,160V (Expected) (International applicant) CFA L2 Cleared, L3 most likely will be done by June 18. UG - Engineering from a TIER I university in India. WOrk Exp. - +2 Yrs of Tradin...
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Second year Community College student looking to transfer to business schoolHey everybody new here and looking to get some insight and recommendations for continuing my education and getting the best job placement possible. (In whatever sector I ultimately end up in) Currently entering my second year at a community college located in Central NJ. I am currently studying "Lib...
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Aarhus BSS vs. Copenhagen Business School Dear WSO. I am an aspiring management consultant from Denmark. I am currently in my third year of high school, and I will soon have to decide which university to study at for my bachelor's degree. There are two schools that stand out to me; Aarhus BSS and CBS. I am unsure about which school to p...
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2nd round applications still feasible now? - CBS, HBS, SGSBHey - Do you think it is still feasible to do the applications for CBS, HBS and SGSB for the second round? Would have full-time availability until end of Dec to prepare them as well as the GMAT. Are the odds ip for CBS significantly lower when choosing the regular vs the early decision? Thank y...
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My Chances at Top 25 MBA ProgramSo I am studying for the GMAT right now and have gotten the materials I believe I will need to crush it. I am curious as to what you guys consider realistic for schools considering my background. I went to a state school (top 90) partied a lot first two years got awful grades then finally put the p...
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Syracuse University (Whitman) - Online MBAHas anyone been through this program or looking into it? Would like to hear about your experience and any insight you might have on the program. -Thanks ...
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Selecting two concentrations in college/university, so I need help.?Hi all, I am going into my 3rd year of college, MIS major. If I complete my requirements and MIS concentration courses, I will still have some classes left to fill to get 128 credits. Only 3-4 classes, so I might as well get another concentration, right? I've been thinking of doing MIS with Finance...
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Duke MMS Admissions phone interview, chances of getting in?Hello! I recently applied to Duke's relatively new MMS program. My undergraduate major is Management with a minor in Business Ethics and Legal Studies at the University of Denver. I currently have a 3.7 GPA and scored a 550 on the GMAT. I have had a few internships, and served as Vice President of ...
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What does it take to get into Columbia Business School? There are still a few seats available for our webinar, Get Accepted to Columbia Business School! When you’re applying to a program as competitive as CBS, it’s easy to be intimidated. But you don’t need to reinvent the wheel here! You’ll benefit from our decades of admissions expertise as...
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M7 Full Time MBA or PT ~15 Ranked MBA + Acquiring a Small BusinessHello WSO, I wanted to get the community's thoughts on an idea: instead of doing a full time MBA (around M7 rank), what if I bought a small business (~1-2M rev) and did a part time MBA (top 15ish) simultaneously? I know capitalizing the acquisition could be tricky etc, but I'm really looking for co...
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Bentley, Marist, or Providence?I am currently a senior in high school and my dream is to get into Investment Banking. My original plan was to attend the Gabelli School of Buisness, but unfortunate I slacked off for my first two years of high school and it seems like Gabelli is too much of a reach. So I was wondering which schools...
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seeking advice for undergraduate biz school selectionhi guys, I'm an international high student applying for undergraduate studies this year. i really want to study finance and i definitely wanna work in wall street in the future. my school counselor gave me a few suggestions: WUSTL, Notre Dame, Emory, UVa, UNC... i've heard of target schools, and i k...
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What are my chances of getting into a top Mfin or MFE (the likes of U of T MFE, Desautels MMF, Western MFE, Schulich Mfin)Hi everyone, I have been lurking these forums for a while and hope you guys could give your opinions... ...
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Should I transfer to Baruch from Pace?I am a rising Junior at Pace, I know it's not that great of a school so should I transfer to Baruch? I wouldn't be able to transfer to most other schools because that would require me having to retake many credits (which my parents won't pay for) but since Baruch will accept up to 90 credits I will ...
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Focus at Will app...how do you guys study while listening?????I downloaded the [email protected] app because a lot of people on here said it helps them focus. My question is...how do you guys listen to it while studying? I am doing tax class homework and cannot concentrate learning new material while the music is playing. Do you guys have it super low, what category/...
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How much does major GPA matter versus cumulative GPA?Hello, I am a rising junior at a non target university (Pace university). I did really poorly academically my first year at another non target (the program and environment wasn't right for me so I transferred out) but have since gotten nothing but A's. I currently have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 and ...
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MSF vs. MFEHi I am currently going into my final year studying physics and computer science, but I really want to break into finance (especially S&T). I was just wondering if anybody had any input as to whether it would be a bad idea to enroll in a MSF program. Would my quantitative and programming skills in a...
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Recent engineering graduate in Philadelphia - MBA or MSF chances?Hey, First post but been reading WSO religiously for the last month. I just graduated from a non-target (Pitt, Rutgers, Drexel, Delaware), with a degree in bioengineering. Stats are 3.4 GPA (honors), 760 GMAT. I got a job with Bloomberg as a Global Data Analyst, and have very solid EC's and am a UR...
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Is there strategy with early decision (binding) admissions? [undergrad]My little brother is a rising h.s. senior. Good stats, neat hooks, but he has no idea what college(s) to aim for during early decision. He's just trying to get into the best target he can. Anyone navigated this recently?...
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What to go for in business...?Hi all, I am going into my 3rd year of college, MIS major. If I complete my requirements and MIS concentration courses, I will still have some classes left to fill to get 128 credits. Only 3-4 classes, so I might as well get another concentration, right? I've been thinking of doing MIS with Finance...
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Incoming Kellogg MBA - Consulting Chances HelpI am an incoming 2Y MBA student at Kellogg with a background in impact investing & investment management, a top undergrad (HYPS), and stats (GPA, GMAT) above average for the program. My goal is to transition into consulting through a summer internship at either MBB or a tier 2 firm (OW, Deloitte, St...
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Get top MBA for free! Scholarships like Knight-Hennessy @ Stanford/ Schwarzman @ Tshighua/ Rhodes @ Oxford/ Siebel @ *!What do you all think? It's great isn't it? Cause it's better to take such pain to get scholarship and become a scholar than being $200 k in debt, paying it off for several years or even decade! ...
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Good finance/consulting case study competitions for MBAs?Looking for some equity research, IB, and consulting case studies for my CV like JPMC's deal & Deloitte's Mavericks, all help would be appreciated, thanks!...
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IFRS 13 Fair Value Measurement - Liabilities - relevant issues & their impactI am seeking information on the implementation of IFRS 13 Fair Value Measurement, and more specifically, on the issues/obstacles being faced during the FV measurement of Liabilities, as well as the way these impact the business. Your opinion is highly appreciated! Thank you in advance. Sincerely Y...
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Getting accepted to LSE, HEC Paris, Oxford.Hello everyone, I'm currently in the process of applying to masters degree at HEC Paris and ESSEC (MiM parcours grande ecole), LSE Masters in Finance, Oxford MFE, LBS Masters in Finance and Columbia MFE and would love to get your two cents on my odds of getting accepted, as well as your potential a...
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Profile evaluation : MSc in Finance (my main target being Bocconi)Hello, I'm a french student who would like to apply for a MSc in Finance, and would like to know what are my chances, and how high should my GMAT score be (I'll take it in two-three month). - Joint Bachelor'sDegree in Economics and Law at Toulouse School of Economics and University Toulouse 1 Capi...
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What is your opinion on a Masters in Finance program? Can anyone share their experiences?Contemplating on pursuing a masters in finance right after my undergrad. Seems like a good experience and a way to solidify my foundation in finance and investments. Anyone have any good/bad experiences? ...
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GMAT Score InflationHey there monkeys, About a week ago I read a thread on WSO about the GMAT: [How I got a 770 on the GMAT . . . whitecollarandsuspenders version](https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/how-i-got-a-770-on-the-gmat-whitecollarandsuspenders-version) The comments section had a quite interesting common t...
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Upcoming Webinar: Get Accepted to Columbia Business School (Thursday, September 7th) Dreaming of starting your MBA at the “very heart of business” in NYC – at [Columbia Business School](https://reports.accepted.com/columbia_bschool_webinar)? Whether you’re focused on finance (like 37% of CBS grads) or interested in any of a truly dazzling array of strengths (Entrepreneurs...
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Rank these degrees in terms of prestige Please rank the following degree programs in order of prestige, as perceived by you. Please note that they are not listed in any specific order. -Oxford MBA -NUS MBA- Singapore -INSEAD MBA -Wustl Msf -CBS Msc -MIT Mfin -Georgetown MBA -UT Austin MBA -Rice MBA -Emory MBA -Nova Msf -LBS Mfin -Syr...
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Preparing for MBA: Before or After Grad?Most people would argue that in order to apply for an mba school, it would be better to start before graduation to have the gmat test score and in order to focus on what extra curriculum activities or job experiences for the application. Yet, on the other side, by spending less on preparing these ot...
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Recommendation Letters ?Let's assume that most people on WSO are applying to MSF/MS (MA) Economics/MBA programs. Put MBA aside, what kind of rec letters are good? For example, a doing a 3-month internship in a no name boutique. Good work and there's a good chance the boss would write me a letter, is that helpful at all? O...
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Not doing too well with my GMAT. Need adviceHello WSO, I am preparing for my GMAT in order to apply for top a 20 MBA program. After preparing for a month and a half, my GMAT practice scores seem to be pretty lousy (sub 620). I was always a terrible standardized test taker. I could do well in my APs, school/ college work, Math exams (Calc, S...
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GMAT - How I went from a 480 to a 640 to a 720Okay, so I have talked about this before, but I get a lot of PMs asking me for more detail on how I did it. I am going to put it all here so it can be referred to by all interested: I took the GMAT with little prep and got a 480. Dismal, I know. Fast forward 3 years later, I have to take it agai...
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My GMAT Study PlanI just took the GMAT this past weekend and scored a 760 (Q49 / V44), so while everything was fresh on my mind I wanted to make a post here about the process that I went through. I know that there are a few threads like this already out there, but when I was trying to figure out how to tackle the GMA...
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"Unique" or non-business work experience for top MBAs?Hey folks, How would non business/finance work experience be looked at in MBA admissions? I did a couple finance interns and a tier 2 consulting (OW/LEK level firm) SA in undergrad and was going to go down that path, but a really interesting opportunity came up in journalism and I pursued that inst...
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Background checks and which schools to apply to 1. I always see NUMBERS that go into tech or private equity, what percent of grads are the highest at Big 4 tech (FB Google Amazon Microsoft)? It's hard to tell WHERE to apply to if my goal is say Google or FB or MS. I really dont feel like applying to more than 3 maybe 4 schools. 2. Let's say I f...
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If You Could Do It All Over AgainFor those whom may be 4,5,6 years out of undergrad, and have gone to top MBA programs-- If you could go back to the moment you were an undergrad, knowing what you know now about getting in to an elite MBA program (H/S/W), what would you have done differently in the 4,5,6 years you had to prepare an ...
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Princeton MFin Admisison ChancesHi everyone I'm a quantitative analyst at one of the more successful prop trading shops in Chicago. - I've built volatility models used by most trading groups - I've also built automated trading models which trades tens of millions of dollars notional every day - As an extra, I also lecture traders...
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Is Networking Better Than Doing A MSF Program?I recently looked at resume books from a couple of msf programs and going through USC's book (link attached below), the placements seemed pretty poor to be completely honest. Only like 2 people went to a BB afterwards (DB NY ER & GS SLC ER), 2-3 in no-name er roles, and 2-3 in no-name ib, and a lot ...
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UNDERGRAD Decision: UMich Ross vs. NorthwesternHey everyone, I need decide tonight if I should stay at Ross for my sophomore year or transfer to Northwestern. I'm interested in investment banking, however I'm not 100% set on it. Any thoughts would be appreciated. ...
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LSE & IBD vs private tutoring?Hi guys, I currently have an offer to join LSE's 2-year MiM. I will be trying to land a BB summer internship in London next summer, however I am unsure of whether to attend LSE or not. I am currently a full time private economics and maths tutor in London and I make approximately 6k a month on a...
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How much work experience out of undergrad?Since from what I've read it is nearly impossible to get into a top MBA program straight from undergrad, how much work experience would they expect in admissions? Also how much does the industry you come form influence their decision?...
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Need Advice: Applying with 1.5 years of WEHi I am planning to apply to M7 this cycle with 1.5 years (~2.5 at matriculation) WE. Wanted to get your thoughts on weather this is too early and my chances. Thanks! ...
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College Chance Me!Am applying to NYU Stern for ED, could someone chance me? GPA: School is part of IB Diploma program, Current GPA 3.7 (UW) Scores: ACT: 35 SAT II: Math 800 Literature 800 ECs: -Model United Nations President -Treasurer for Habitat for Humanity -Student Gov -School Honor Choir -Part of Student Tran...
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Chicago Booth vs. Dartmouth Tuck vs. London Business School?First time visitor and user of this site, but have heard some good things. Anyway, I’m looking to shift into finance (ideally S&T or IM) after spending 5 years in consulting. My finance experience is limited, apart from a college internship at Lehman in a middle/back office role, and an Equity Res...
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Tier 2 Consulting Firm B-School Placement??Hi all. I've tried researching this but I can't find any information. Does anyone know what B-School placement looks like out of T2 consulting firms (Deloitte S&O, Strategy&)? Or could anyone point me to where I would be able to find information relevant to this topic? It would seem to me as though ...
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Up and down undergrad academic performanceI think I have an average undergrad GPA of 3.46 (below average for class profiles of top MBAs), and there wasn't really any upward trajectory in terms of improvement. I passed many of my classes with A or A- but I did slip up from time to time with an occasional C (two official C's) and a D. I also ...
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AMA: Looking back on the first few months at Tuck After seeing an HBS and CBS thread on their reflections on the first term of their MBA programs, I thought I'd do the same. Thank you to @dabears92 for the format that I'm using below. 1.) Recruiting a. MBB – As someone recruiting for consulting, this was my first concern and Tuck did not disapp...
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Undergrad GPA vs Masters GPA from MIT for MBA admissionsHey guys, I graduated from MIT with a B.S. in Computer Science (4.2/5.0 GPA) and a Master in Engineering in Computer Science with a concentration in AI (4.7/5.0 GPA). After 3-4 years of working I'm planning on applying to MBA programs and am trying to figure out which schools are more in my reach. I...
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Is Western Non-Ivey a target for Canada? What are my chances?I just transferred to Western from the middle of nowhere. I was in economics at Bumpkin State University essentially, thankfully Western graciously accepted my transfer to their economics department. However, I just learned that while Ivey is a target for Canada, recruiters basically don't even car...
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MS Finance - University of RochesterHi, request you to please evaluate my profile for University of Rochester MS Finance Program- GRE-306(Q 161) Qualified Chartered Accountant Cleared CFA Level 1 3yrs internship experience in EY 3yrs corporate finance work experience Any other University suggestion for MS Finance is most welcome :) T...
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Relocation to Toronto + Career Switch - Schulich/Rotman/Ivey or T-20 US MBA?I'm just wondering if anyone has opinions regarding what the best move is for someone looking to transition into management/consulting in Toronto from a Western Canada city (while planning to get an MBA) - a top 20 US school (or top 5 Euro like LBS/IESE, etc.) or a Schulich/Rotman/Ivey MBA? The rea...
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McGill Desautels Faculty of ManagementI was wondering if some of you could share their taughts on Desautels for econ/finance? I am also considering HEC Montréal because I am a french Canadian. How hard is it to get in honours program? Thanks alot!...
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MSF jobs - University of Rochester Hi all, I would like to know how's the MSF Program of University of Rochester - Placements, internship opportunities, job fairs, kind of jobs post completion, industry,etc...
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700 GMAT good enough for Top 10?I recently took the GMAT for the first time and made a 700. Is this score high enough to be competitive in the admissions process for a Top 10 MBA program? I realize there's more to one's application than his/her gmat score, so I've included some more of my background below. Undergrad: "Public Ivy"...
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Warwick vs BocconiHi guys , just wanted to ask you your two cents about my situation. I am an 18 yrs old Italian student (South Italy) , and I applied to a few university for my undergraduate. I have a 1810 on SAT test so just got into some crappy colleges (with full tuition scolarship) in the US, not worth the ef...
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High GRE, worth taking the GMAT?********************************************************************************************************...
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Darden vs FuquaI have been accepted by Fuqua, Darden and Kenan-Flagler for Fall 2015. I received full tuition scholarships to both KF and Darden and a 2/3 tuition scholarship to Fuqua. I have a desire to work with companies trying to break into emerging markets specifically Brazil and Argentina. This leads me t...
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Undergraduate Advice NeededHow would you rank the following non-target schools if the goal is to get a FO IBD position at a BB upon graduation from undergrad as a finance major: Wake Forest University University of Rochester Lehigh University Villanova University University of Miami University of Richmond Tulane Un...
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American wants HEC Paris MBA + live/work in Europe I'm considering an MBA at HEC Paris and the deciding factor for me is employment. I'm an American but I'd like to live and work in Europe for the rest of my life. I previously studied for my MSc at LSE but unfortunately, David Cameron cancelled the Post-Study Work Visa in 2011 (my year of entry) and...
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Quant School vs. Computer Science Masters vs. Traditional Finance MastersTrying to decide between Masters in Computational Finance, Masters in Computer Science, and a regular Masters in Finance. I have a business undergraduate degree (not finance). If I opt for A Computer Science masters, I will need to take about 8 undergraduate courses while working a part time job i...
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Don't you think that Jack Ma story about 10 Harvard rejections is a bunch of BS?Jack Ma says that he was rejected 10 times by Harvard. Then he says he was also rejected by KFC and failed in his school and that he wasn't a very bright student. My question: Do you smell BS? lol Because if you were rejected by KFC, failed in middle school, and weren't a bright student, how can you...
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From Bocconi to Zurich internshipDear all, I would like to ask your opinion on this. I have been accepted at quantitative finance and risk management for the year 2017-2018 (Bocconi).I have been working as a data analyst for two years now and have picked alot of technical skills such as Python, R , sql , excel and some machine lear...
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Germany vs France- where to study MSF and work?Hi everyone, I don't speak French or German, and I just want to get a sense of direction as to which country is friendlier when it comes to issuing working Visa and hiring foreigners, so I can decide which country I am going to focus when I start applying. I am looking to accomplish 2 transitions ...
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How did you decide which schools to apply to?As the title states, curious how people came up with their lists to apply for and perhaps what they'd recommend in my situation. I'm currently a private equity fuccboi associate looking to make the transition out of finance into a corp strategy / operations role. I had previously been focused on PE ...
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Did I screw up on my MSF choice??I can't help but to second guess my decision. I feel like I royally f*cked up. I'm coming from a top 20 school on the West Coast (think UC Berkeley, Stanford) but want to get back East. I have family in both Boston and NYC and my goal is to get into banking as an analyst. I graduated about 2 years...
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Regents University London MSc Finance??Hey monkeys, I faced with this master. Never heard before about the Regents Uni in London. From LinkedIn seems that they place well in BB EB MM etc. Your thoughts? I'm looking for the best Universities in London. Unfortunately no time available for GMAT.. So Regents seems a good choice. Or not? ...
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Oxford MSc in Economics and Social History for breaking into IBHey fellow monkeys, Over the **LSE** Economic History MSc I found the MSc in Economics and Social History run by **Oxford University.** Keeping the line "brand>major" do you guys think that master worth it? Compared with LSE which one do you choose? Does anyone have experience with this MSc? T...
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LSE Msc Real Estate Economics and FinanceHi, Have you heard about this program? Is it worth to apply? I'm really into real estate investments but have no experience. Unfort, it says GRE is preferred, but only took GMAT. Thanks!...
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Path from University of Toronto to Target US College to Wall Street? I am a high school student (18 y/o) who is about to pursue a non-finance major at the University of Toronto (Computer Science/Math to be precise) this fall. I've realized in the past months that both my skill set and interests are more pointed towards banking and finance (more specifically IB M&A) ...

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