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AMA: Columbia MBA Admit

businessrob

<h4>My background</h4> This time last year I was studying for GMAT while putting very long hours at my Big4 job in <abbr title="New York City">NYC</abbr> and luckily was able to pass the exam by the end of summer. I know some of you guys are currently in my...

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What would you do if you were me? (Medicine vs Business)

ConfusedGuru

Hey guys, I just want to preface this by saying its a long one, but any sort of advice would be greatly appreciated, because I am so very lost and scared for my future. For context, I just finished my sophomore year at UC San Diego as a Biology major originally intending to go for medical...

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Low GPA - HBX Core to Compensate - Are all Classes/Programs created Equal?

biotechnerd

Hey All, I have a low GPA (3.11) with a downward trend. No point getting into the reasons why in this post. Anyone who has read [Accepted's MBA Admissions Tip: Dealing with a Low GPA](https://blog.accepted.com/applying-to-b-school-with-a-low-gpa/) knows that the most important part of...

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Tepper MBA this year or go next year 1Y program

consultantchimp

After finally getting accepted in Round 3, I am pumped but not sure how good the Tepper MBA is for consulting. I love the program but street cred is important to me and I wanted to get opinions on Tepper’s reputation in Consulting. MBB would be ideal but won’t be the end of the world if I make i...

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HES vs State Schools vs Community College

35noidea

I fully understand Harvard Extension is a non-target and completely meaningless to get a top job. Infact I am assuming it likely will hurt your chances versus any random state school. Is this a safe assumption? How does Harvard Extension actually rank after decent state schools like UCLA or U Michi...

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Choosing UG Schools to push for (Graduate HS 2020)

mmmeeeker

**Please don't hate on me for being legitimately interested in a field that you regret going into. I don't care if "HiGH skOOL iS ToO EArlY" to decide. I know I won't have a lot of free time. I already don't and it's taken up by things I want to pursue, and one of those things is finance and investi...

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MS Finance US

Merlo97

Hi there! Is it worth it, in your opinion, to get a Msc Finance in the US (I am a EU citizen)? I am not taking into consideration MIT/Princeton/ MFE UCLA/UCB (don't have the credentials). But what about USC/Vanderbilt? How would you compare them with the top european programmes (eg HEC/LSE/LBS/Bocco...

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University vs Business School

qetuo

Hi, Is there a big difference placement/prestige wise between universities and their business schools? For Example Bocconi and SDA Bocconi or Oxford and Oxford Said Thanks....

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Terminology

Winsight

Hi fellows, I have a question about the abbreviations for "enterprise value" and "equity value". I know that in most textbooks, enterprise value is abbreviated by EV. But when I read EV, I always have that slight doubt whether enterprise value or equity value is meant. Because in both names, both ...

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Bschool for Lawyer --> IB or consulting?

ydp77282

Looking for some thoughts on this one. I'm a current lawyer, 6 years out of school, working at a biglaw firm in litigation. The money is good enough (market paying so 300k+), but I'm not sure about future prospects here (partnership is possible but not likely). I'm also not sure I can work in this ...

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Best post-experience programs for IM recruitment in Asia namely HK and SG

Imnotasmartass

For investment management, the consensus seems to be H/S/W > the rest of M7 both in the US and in Asia. How does an MBA from a US Top 15/M7 school compare with an MBA say from HKUST or INSEAD or LBS?...

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Should I get a masters in management?

MozzarellaBella

Hey everyone....i graduated last November ( bachelor in finance) and im currently doing masters 1 in finance. I found an intern at a bank for 7 months ( marketing intern) they said based on my performance I’ll get a permanent job not necessarily in marketing . Im considering leaving university sin...

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Michigan (Ross) (LA satellite campus) v USC (Marshall) EMBA programs

stanrobertsdesign

I've been accepted to the Michigan (Ross) Los Angeles satellite campus as well as USC Marshall. So far I am leaning towards accepting Ross as the LA campus (held at a top notch hotel), students, format (heavy experiential) and class visit were quite impressive. USC on the other hand is a private s...

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European MSc Finance - Profile evaluation

dnzdnzdnz

Hello! Could you please evaluate my profile? Undergrad - Management - GPA: 3,05/4,00 (one of the best uni of Turkey) -back then, I was not interested in finance, my finance grades not impressive- Grad - Banking and Finance GPA: 3,96/4,00 (did not finish dissertation, coursework completed - got adva...

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What is your opinion on a Masters in Finance program? Can anyone share their experiences?

tamm

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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Msc Finance Profile Evaluation (Or alternative routes to take)

Jeng212

Thanks for taking the time to read this: Degree: MEng Chemical Engineering 2.1 (think Nottingham, Sheffield, Newcastle) Work Exp: Been employed for over a year in various analyst roles in the downstream sector Haven't sat GMAT but recently passed IMC. Looking to apply for Msc finance courses this ...

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"different" Profile Evaluation (Master in Finance)

qetuo

Hello, I am currently applying for a Master in Finance and would like to hear what you guys think of my profile, if I even have a chance as my profile is not the "norm" regarding most other profiles here or general any recommendations for the future. I am German (22) but finished high school in Ch...

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MSF (Master of Finance) Programs

Subjunction010

Hey guys, I go to the University of Miami. Im trying to decide if i should try to get into UM's MSF program, which doesn't require me to take the GMAT or have any recommendations as I am already a student of the undergraduate business school OR if i should go back home, study and take my GMAT and ...

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MBA or Master in Management

disabledaccount

I don't plan to apply to Ms in Management Programs, but it seems like this type of program is getting hotter.... UMich Ross, Duke Fuqua, UVa McIntire, Northwestern Kellogg and a few others are offering this degree to mostly non-business undergrads. Even I got postcards from one of the MiM programs....

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MS Finance vs MBA-Which route should I go?

sdb1224

I am currently a junior in college with a solid internship this summer with a large asset management firm. I know there are previous forums (2013) on advancing your career with a MS Finance vs MBA. I would like to know if employers and large IB's, PE's, and Asset Manager's view the two. Is a MS Fina...

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MS careers vs MBA careers

Alessandro__21

I'm Italian and here (I think in the all Europe as well) many take a Bachelor and right after a Master of Science degree, as opposed to the US where many students get their Bachelor degree, then they work and if they want they take an MBA. My questions are (pls send me the link if you already talked...

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Profile evaluation MSc in Finance (Summer/Fall 2019 Intake)

jhalmsli

Hey! I was hoping to get some feedback on my profile and some suggestions as to which MSc Finance programs I might have a chance at being admitted. **Background:** - BSc from the top business school in Norway (the first year of my degree was taken at a less prestigious institution) - Current GPA: ...

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Schwarzman Scholars

famejranc

What do you guys know about this programme? Looks totally rad. Tsinghua is like the Yale of China, right?...

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How hard is it to get into The Nittany Lion Fund?

hkc5236

First off, I apologize if this is in the wrong forum or if I did anything wrong with the formatting of this question. My question is: "How hard is it to place into the Nittany Lion Fund?" I know a lot about this program, but one thing that seems kind of murky to me is just how many people get in. I ...

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UMich Ross vs UNC KF (in-state)?

DraxxThemSklounst

Hi everyone, I made a post about UNC vs Davidson before, but since then I was accepted into UMich Ross. UNC will be able to meet all need for me but Ross will only be able to meet approximately 50%. Is Ross's reputation on Wall Street worth the extra 20-25k per year in expenses? Thanks and anything...

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Moving from LP to Hedge Fund using MBA?

CryptoKidd

Hi guys, Currently I work at a large US Limited Partner in terms of AUM as an analyst. We are also top tier in terms of performance, including our equities group that invests through both external fund managers and internal portfolio managers. I've been working here for roughly a year (I'm 23) in ...

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Duke vs Cornell AEM vs Stern

yager43

Rising senior in HS. Considering applying Early Decision to one of the schools above. Need help deciding which is best from personal experience on WSO. They all seem to be very different. Duke - I really like Duke. It's very close to home, and they will likely offer great aid to me. They also offe...

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MBA vs MSF

Bil26

I’m currently 2 and a half years out of undergrad and I’m trying to figure out if an MBA or MSF would be a better choice to transition into investment/asset management or the hedge fund industry. ###A little bit about me: I graduated in 2016 from a small unknown state school with a 2.3 GPA in ...

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MSc Finance LSE/Oxford/Imperial/Warwick

bainofmyexistence

Hi guys, would appreciate some input on my changes to be accepted into the MSc Finance programmes at LSE, Oxford, Imperial and Warwick. Also, do you think I would be eligible for a scholarship at any of these schools? Tuition fees are quite hefty. My profile: - 3.88/4.0 GPA from the best BSCH in m...

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Msc Finance Bocconi University

carlook

Hello everyone! I've recently applied to Bocconi's Msc in Finance (1st round of application). I'm an Italian student from a uk non-target uni, I study international business and finance. Expected grade: high 2.1 or low first class GMAT: 660 Exchange program: 1 year in Madrid at CUNEF Languages: I ...

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Hedge Fund Pre-MBA Experience?

scarboroughtweed

I know that Private Equity is a significant boost for MBA admissions, but does anyone have a sense for how admissions committees look at Hedge Funds? It seems like far fewer end up going to business school from hedge fund positions. I'm 18 months into a job at a large multistrategy fund ($10Bn+ AU...

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Got accepted to a T-15 school with 2 years FT experience at matriculation for MBA

bcrew13

Currently work at F-500 bank in the USA, but accepted to move to my SO in EU and get my MBA at a T-15 school. How much of a disadvantage will it be for me post-MBA? The school is an accelerated program, so only one year without internship opportunity. It is possible to transfer for a trimester to an...

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Canadian Undergraduate Student Organizing CFA Event Looking For Suggestion!

hatdaddy

I am a sophomore at a Canadian university and am a CFA associate ambassador. I have to think of an appropriate gift for the 5 panelists who are coming. I was hoping to get suggestions for small gifts I should get them around a price of $65 CAD before sales tax. The panelists will be CFA members who ...

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UT Dallas MSF

dallasmrose

Looking into several MSF programs. I want to end up in Dallas, so naturally UT-Dallas is appealing. Does anyone have any info as far as placement records or know if many Dallas HFs or Bulge Brackets recruit from this program? The info on their website is very limited. Any help would be much apprecia...

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Profile Evaluation-MBA from Big 4 Audit

canadalifestyle

GPA: 3.69 School: U of T, BComm GMAT:650 CPA, CA designation (Canada) Work experience: Big 4 audit 3 years Current: 1 year at a top pharma company in accounting and system integration Goal: Switching function from accounting to corporate finance/business development or an LDP program MBA programs in...

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Msc Finance / Msc risk & Finance Lse and Msc finance / Msc Risk Management & Financial Engineering Imperial

Merlo97

Are there a lot of differences in terms of placement between the finance and the more quant finance programmes? I would like to work in Asset Management or S&T IB. Thanks in advance ...

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MSc in Management in English at Bocconi VS CEMS MIM at LSM (Belgium) VS internship, GMAT and top MIM afterwards

alradax

Hi everyone! As you may seem in the topic, I am hesitating regarding these three options. Context: I am enrolled at the Bocconi MiM, but I couldn't attend the beginning of the program for personal reasons. I could still join the CEMS MIM at LSM since my admit is still valid. An important thing to ...

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How are MBA Programs Outside the Top 14 Viewed?

Londinium23

How are MBA programs outside the top 14 but still in the top 25 viewed? Ex. UT-McCombs, UCLA Anderson, Georgetown McDonough etc....

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Are MSc in Finance in the US worth it?

LongTermWarrior

Hi monkeys I am European and currently working in IB (straight out of university) in my country. I now want to do a MSc in Finance / MBA to break into the US and I will have just 2 years experience if I start in Business School on September 2020. I was considering doing a MSc in Finance rather than...

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EDHEC vs IE vs ESADE - MSc Finance (Financial Markets for EDHEC)

13GM13

Hi everybody, I received an offer from EDHEC and will probably get one from both IE and ESADE. I want to end up working in the Asset Management industry. Preferably a fund/hedge fund, or an investment bank. Eventually, I would like to fund my own company. Concerning the workplace, I am not really s...

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RSM vs Bocconi vs Hec Lausanne vs SSE?

BrianHunter

Hi guys :-) My first post! Next year I'll graduate in Business adm. at the University Of Florence, and I'm looking around for a strong MsC Finance. I'm an italian student, great GPA, and in march I'll take IELTS + GMAT. I have seen the RSM, Bocconi, Hec Lausanne and SSE programs, besides the other ...

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UChicago Test Optional

semi.target

I noticed that UChicago became test optional for undergraduate admissions last year. What do you guys think this will mean for the direction of college admissions in the future? UChicago was certainly not the first school to go test optional, but they are by far the most selective. ...

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Engineering undergraduate to MSc Finance

BANANABOI18

Hello Monkeys, Hoping for some advice on my current situation. Graduated in summer 2018 with a Masters in Civil Engineering from a semi target in the UK (think Manchester, Notts, Bristol) with a high (2.1 - 69%). I completed 3 engineering internships at top consultancies (each 2.5 months) and starte...

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Best minor with finance

maxwelllll

Hey WSO! I am a 1st year undergrad at a non-target. I will major in Accounting and Finance and have to take a minor in ISS, Economics or Management. I want to break into IB or PE. Whats my best bet?...

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MSc Finance of Imperial or Master in Finance of ESSEC ?

axxier

The question is simple. I've been admitted to these 2 Masters. I speak french and english so working in London or Paris is not a problem for me....

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What do the the MBA application essays of Top 6 Business schools in the world have in common?

Nakul-Gupta1

Top MBA programs have a rigorous selection process, demanding a lot from the students in terms of three key areas: work experience, academic performance, and extra-curricular skills. This is why MBA programs in coveted business schools are highly competitive with 291,779+ applications per year (as p...

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Msc Finance-Bocconi-international student

Spursam

Hi all, I am a Chinese citizen and applying the master program concerning on financial risk management and financial engineering this year. Here is my baisc background: 1. (3+2 program) Bachelor of Business Administration, from Top 10 Chinese local university + Grande Ecole program, specialized in ...

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HEC vs IE - MIF

13GM13

Hi everybody, I am going to pursue either HEC's MIF or IE's MIF. At the moment, I am pretty unsure on what to choose so I would like to get solid opinions and facts about the two programs. What I like of IE is that it has a really practical approach, the professors are great professionals, and some ...

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Black Gore has left Vanderbilt MSF?

jnhadekjs

I just noticed that he's not on their placements stats report of 2018. Wasn't he director of CMC? Now, I see on the report that it's a lady. Can anyone confirm? Did he just leave on vacation or did he leave this MSF program? If so, are the poor placements of 2018 class because of that?...

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First/Second Tier MIM vs SKEMA MSc Financial Markets & Investments

logicisneeded

Hi Monkeys, I got accepted to a First/Second tier European MiM and to SKEMA's MSc in Financial Markets & Investments. My objective is to break into investment banking, but I haven't managed to secure a placement in any other MiF. So my question is, which of these programs will open more doors for...

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Need help! Strathclyde MFin or chances for CASS, UCL, HEC Lausanne?

Bankstreeter

Hello, I recently graduated from a target (if such thing exists) in Greece with a Bachelor at Banking nad Financial Management. Therefore I want to have a master at a renowed Business School in order to have a carrer on IB. But here are the problem i have a GPA of 6.21 in a 1-10 scale. Got accepted ...

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Current Undergrad Trying to Decide between Econ or Finance

Alonso-Leyva

Okay, so I'm a sophomore and I soon have to declare a major. I go to a state school that mostly concentrates on the finance, accounting, and SCM majors and am afraid of majoring in Econ and not have job offers when I get out. Do you guys think that it would be a smart move to do Econ and undergrad a...

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No math background, can I get into a MFin program?

sjssnrnsi29

Some advice please, I am in my senior year in a top-tier Korean university with an econ major and a minor in business. I recently became interested in finance, hence the lack of prep. I rarely have any quantitative background; my school does not require rigorous math courses for econ majors. Math ...

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Warwick vs Imperial College Master

louis1

Hi everyone, here is my situation, I have two offers, one for a finance MSc at Warwick and one for climate change management and finance at imperial college. I am currently studying economics and finance at Swansea uni and would like to go into Impact/sustainable investing. Half of my undergrad degr...

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Eastern Europe student

teqilas

Hello guys!I'm a first year undergrad in Romania and i am willing to pursue a MSc in Finance at LSE,HEC or why not target schools in US.Money are very short here in eastern europe and investment banking firms are inexistent. Firstly,I would like to know if a Summer School will add value to my applic...

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Any SMU MSF current/former students here?

5 million

Are you happy with your SMU experience and job opportunities available out of school? Any other commentary?...

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SMU COX MSF Curriculum and graduation rate

jkhappy

Hello! I am searching for MSF in US. I plan to apply for SMU COX MSF in the fall of 2020. Did anyone graduate from it? I have heard that this program requires strong quantitative skills like math and statistics. I have no basic knowledge in those subjects. Is the curriculum very difficult? What is...

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The job prospect for MSF at UT-Dallas

jkhappy

Hello! I am a U.S citizen living in Seoul. Here is my background. GPA: 3.8 GMAT: 690 TOEFL: 109, I have* no* internship or any related experiences in the industry, which is one of my biggest weakness. I am now applying to business schools for MSF program, but most them rejected my application, i th...

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Comprehensive US MSF Ranking

guyfromct

Since there is not a ranking of US MSFs I elected to make one. I’d like to thank ANT/TNA for his great list on MSFHQ.com it is an invaluable resource for anyone considering an MSF. This is a work in progress and I welcome any feedback. This is just my opinion and I welcome suggestion or correction...

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Should I get into debt to attend a great school (EU)?

scarce_time

Hi all, I have the possibility to attend an European top-tier school for a MiM (I'm European) next year, but I would need to take a 25k€ loan to pursue the degree. Knowing that I'm not obsessed with money and with competing for MBB and IB in London, should I do it? Post-mim goals would be Tier 2...

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Low Gpa Mitigation: UCLA Extension Classes vs Harvard Business School Online

scramfranklin

Besides destroying the GMAT, which of these two options would be better to mitigate a low GPA in preparation for MBA applications? I am leaning towards UCLA Extension classes but wanted to hear other thoughts....

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ND (Mendoza) vs. Tulane ($$$)

Anonymous Monkey

I know ND is much better for IB (or any career in finance placement), but Tulane offered the Honors program and a $120,000 scholarship. Is ND worth paying double for? I personally like ND much more but I don't know much about TU. Any advice helps!...

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Yale Law and Harvard MBA at the same time

famejranc

Forget everything about HBS guys having MAD SWAGGER.. [this guy has to take the cake](https://law.yale.edu/brandon-levin) for the most prestigious academic background of all time. I can't even imagine what it's like for him to walk around wearing yale, Oxford, Cambridge, and HBS swag all at the same...

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Choosing between doing undergrad in UK (Oxford/LSE) or US (Cornell, Princeton, Harvard)

Breakingbrav

Hi all, I'm a senior in the United States applying to colleges. I'm interested in doing finance and I don't know where to choose. I applied to some UK schools and just received an acceptance from Oxford to do PPE (Philosophy, politics, economics). I've always wanted to get out of the country, so thi...

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Undergrad LSE vs Warwick vs UVA vs CMU Tepper vs IU Kelley vs HKU vs HKUST

SadNiqqahours

Can you please rank these schools in terms of chance of breaking into IB? I know it is hard to compare schools from different countries, but I just want to hear from different perspectives :) ...

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Chances for HBS 2+2/Stanford GSB Deferred

htt2107

Hey y’all. I’m currently an URM LGBT male undergrad at Columbia University. Estimating my gpa will be 3.6/3.7 when I apply. I’ve done 2 summers at a top investment bank (sophomore and junior) and will be returning full time. I actually transferred to Columbia after doing some courses at a ...

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Anyone on here studied the msc finance at UCL?

Jeng212

Debating whether to apply or not as I don't think I have the time to study for the GMAT before application deadlines. As this is a relatively new course (started 2017 I believe) I was wondering if there is anyone on here who studied there and could give me an overview of it and how well it places. O...

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Admission to UCD Smurfit Business school with a minor degree

Lorena-Chiran

Hey! Does anyone know if I can get accepted to UCD Smurfit Business School- Msc in International Management/ CEMS MiM with a minor degree in Economics (only 90 credits)? I have checked the website, but the number of credits required is not mentioned. Has anyone been in this situation before? Than...

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Master's Thesis topics in quantitative finance?

Fintrovert

Hi all, Starting to conduct my master's thesis in the spring of 2019. My background is in MSc Finance (afer the thesis), with minor in computer science. So I have some experience in math and programming and quantitative finance (couple of courses), however consider myself as a beginner in this fiel...

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Dartmouth vs. SMU Presidents Scholar and BBA Scholar

rasamman

I was recently accepted to both Dartmouth and SMU. If this were all, Dartmouth would be the easy choice. However, at SMU I will be a Cox BBA Scholar and a Presidents Scholar. The Presidents Scholars program is a full ride and is only offered to approximately 25 students year. Cox BBA Scholar allows ...

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Best uni for breaking into IB

SadNiqqahours

Hello! I am an international student who is planning to study finance at university and hopefully work in IB in the future! So far, I have gotten accepted into: LSE, Warwick, UVA, CMU Tepper, IU Kelley, HKU, and HKUST Can you please rank these schools in terms of chance of bre...

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MBA chances - high GPA but no EC

random-guy-from-CA

Hi all, I am thinking of applying to either US or UK MBA programs but have no clue which schools i can get in. - 89% average from a top Canadian university (equivalent to 3.9 GPA according to Google) - haven't sat for GMAT but got a 740 on the official mock exam - 3 year buy-side equity research ...

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Admission Decision help urgently needed

Harsha-N

MSF Program admission decision Hello, I am an international student applicant and have received admission in 1) Ohio State(Fisher School of Business) with 20% scholarship 2) University of Utah(David Eccles School of Business) for MSF (Masters of Science Finance) . 3) Bentley- 40% scholarship Awai...

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MSc in Finance at Bocconi or better at Hec,Lse,ESADE, St Gallen, Frankfurt?

gioncr

I'm finishing my bachelor in Economics at Bocconi, and I want to continue my studies in Finance. Even though MSc in Finance at Bocconi is highly ranked, I've heard the majority of students attending this course saying it is uselessly difficult, with an exaggerated amount of theoretical study and no...

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Is a finance degree worth it?

HereComesTheMoney

Many of us have a finance degree, or are pursuing one. One thing I realized while taking courses in college was that very few of them are actually related to core finance. Accounting is a core subject, people study it to give the CPA exams and become certified. We do have the CFA exam, but there are...

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Profile evaluation Masters in Europe

Dinar90

Hey there! I wanted to ask more experienced colleagues to help me with the evaluation of my profile. - European, graduated less than a year ago from a non-target university (Finance major) - 6 months at Big4 as an Analyst - 9 months as an Analyst in the leading PE in my country - More than a year ...

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Master in Finance

Bankstreeter

Hallo, I have a BSc in banking and financial management with a GPA 6.2/10, I have been accepted in Strathclyde, and will be (had the profile evaluation) in USI Lugano. Also waiting form HEC Lausanne and UCL. What do you think about Lugano? How would you sort them ( I think 1UCL. 2HEC, 3 ?, 4?) Any ...

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UVA vs IU Kelley (Direct Admit); Best Undergrad for IBD?

DapperDunce

Hey, I've been accepted to both Indiana University and UVa, but I've been offered Direct Admit to Kelley at IU, meaning I can start at the business school starting my freshman year. As for UVa, I'll have to wait until my sophomore year to apply to Mcintire. Hopefully I can get in... IU has the Inve...

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St. Gallen has terrible prospects for non-Swiss students...

Red Power Ranger

I came across a very interesting thread on the GMATClub forum, about a recent graduate of St. Gallen's MBF program who dispelled some facts about St. Gallen's career placements report. Basically, his findings conclude that unless you are a Swiss citizen or non-Swiss EU citizen who speaks German, En...

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Best financial engineering/ quant finance programs in Europe

Merlo97

The only good programmes I know are Risk & Finance at Lse, Oxford MFE (the best finance programme in Europe imho) and probably the imperial one (risk management & financial engineering, even though all the people I ve seen who studied there have a quite weak profile (660-80ish gmat,not so good gpa,...

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CU (Leeds) vs DU (Daniels) Part-Time MBA

DenverFinance

Currently in an "Internal Consulting" role at a F500 Financial Services firm (think Fidelity, TIAA, Transamerica). My employer is willing to foot half of my MBA bill as long as I go part-time. I want to remain in the Rocky Mountain region and was wondering which program you guys would recommend? ...

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Is it possible to break into IB/AM without an undergrad degree in Finance?

leditor_1

What is the most efficient path to get my career on this track? Will I have to do another 4 years of undergrad? Do a Masters and intern? I did some linkedin browsing for different schools and didn't see a lot of hopeful employment data on Msc programs unless the person had a finance undergrad as wel...

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Columbia over 'Wharton-Booth-Kellogg-MIT' ?

arunk18981

Dear Friends, I am from Information Technology background. Post my EMBA, I like to get into MBB groups or Silicon Valley tech companies. My Employer will not issue Time sponsorship letter for absence from work in alternate Fridays for EMBA classes in Wharton/Booth/Kellogg/MIT. Being said, Colu...

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Oxford MFE vs Imperial MSC Finance

qwertyun

Oxford MFE seems to take the edge on this forum, but I came across this article which gave me cause for concern. news.efinancialcareers. com /uk-en/154088/ the-top-30-masters-in-finance-for-getting-a-job-in-investment-banking Oxford ranks very poorly and the methodology used makes sense to me. Wh...

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Ask mbaMission about Business School Admissions

WallStreetOasis.com

WSO is excited to have the experts from mbaMission on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. mbaMission is the world’s leading MBA admissions consulting firm and the only one exclusively recommended by Manhattan Prep and Kaplan GMAT. Their dedicated, full-time Senior Co...

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Questions about the Value of Studying Abroad to the USA

WooHee-Kim98

Hello WSO, I go to a not so well known university in Canada, and was thinking about heading about doing a study abroad for a summer semester at UC Berkeley. I am currently in my third and interviewing for the asset management fund at my school in the upcoming weeks too. What I mainly wanted was to ...

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Kelley MBA Worth it?

Banker4444

I recently submitted my B-school applications to multiple programs, but would receive in-state tuition from Kelley, which is arguably the largest in-state discount among the Top-25. Granted, Kelley has lately been a fringe T25 program in the latest rankings, so wanted to see if anyone has had any ex...

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Bocconi vs SSE - MSc Finance

pensanteragione

Hi everyone! First a little about myself: Italian, 21, 3.8 GPA, GMAT 700, currently enrolled in my last year of the BSc in Finance at Bocconi. Short-term career goals: start working in Asset Management, preferably in London. I recently got accepted to the master in finance at Stockholm School of E...

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Oxford MFE vs HEC Masters in Finance

qwertyun

Hi all, Which of these two programs would you recommend for placements in London? Also interested in the longer-term reputation of each of the programs in both London and US Thanks! ...

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LSE MSC RISK & FINANCE VS. IMPERIAL MSC FINANCE

sher02

Hello Everyone, I would like to work in investment banking or trading and am having trouble in deciding between masters programs: LSE for MSc Risk and Finance and IMPERIAL for MSc in Finance. I am wondering which one would help me best in landing a trading analyst or investment banking job. LSE is...

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LBS MiM vs LSE M&S

Don Quixote

Hi all, I would like to know which postgraduate degree is better given my background and my interests: I am a Senior Aerospace undergraduate at Madrid, and I would to break into (strategy) consulting at London or Madrid (obviously, I prefer MBB but I think that Deloitte, Oliver Wyman, A.T. Kearney ...

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What happened to the 08 and 09 MBA grads

EliteStudent11

I know undergrads who graduated into the GFC faced a very tough job market. People who would’ve gotten into IB or other finance roles were shut out and had to find other work. Luckily, if they didn’t get on the path they originally wanted, they could use the MBA route as a reset button. But wh...

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IU Kelley

kambojangad

I am strongly considering the Kelley School of Business for their investment banking workshop. Do you guys have any tips on networking/building connections with upperclassmen to help chances on being admitted?...

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Colombia Friday/Sat EMBA Vs Colombia London Global EMBA

Gkrishnan.Ranjith

Which EMBA would be a better option. Is it worth getting 2 MBA degree considering the fee is same but latter one involves more travel. ...

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