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Latam to top business school

ChileanSeaMonkey

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

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Northeastern Business Undergrad

yellowmamba

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

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CPA Audit -> M7 -> Top Hedge Funds ?

CPAtoMBA

I posted here few years back as a <abbr title="Certified Public Accountant">CPA</abbr> who was hoping to get admitted by an <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools">M7</abbr> b-school. Fortunately, I was admitted this year to 3 out of 4 schools that I...

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Colombia MS Accounting and Fundamental Analysis

Loveformarkets

Hi Guys I wanted to know the value you get from Colombia MS Acc.&Fundamental Analysis. I have at least 8 years of work experience,in auditing, Equity sales trading and PE. I am a qualified accountant,and would love to work in hedge fund in NYC. GMAT 730. Is this MS worth going for at all?...

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MBA to get into Banking/PE or make 200k/yr running my Amazon business?

Mergers and Executions

I studied finance at a non target and had my first internship working on middle-market IB deals. I was unable to land an offer in banking and I hated the thought of working a mundane, back office job so I decided to start my own company. I currently make 200k a year running my own Amazon business ...

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Columbia CIBE worth it?

the_NYC_dreamer

I am thinking of pursing a Columbia "Certificate in Business Excellence"(CIBE). I currently work in tech as a manager at a FANG. I always wanted to work as a research analyst. I was a finance grad but ended up in tech. Has anyone had any experience with the CIBE benefits such as access to Columbia's...

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Undergraduate, Boston or Washington DC?

geo17

I'm currently a high school student and planning to learn the business(finance or accounting) in the university. I'm expecting a future occupation in NY but not planning to apply for a university there(under consideration though). Besides my potential choices in NY, here are my questions for Boston...

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USC worth it for IB?

spenchurst

Hey everyone currently I am a rising junior at Auburn University and have the potential to transfer to USC (SoCal) majoring in Economics with a minor in Finance. I do not know the environment too well out west so I was curious whether USC is somewhat considered a target school and whether it is wort...

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Need Help Choosing Between 2 Courses

soupa

Hello, I am currently choosing courses to enroll in for my MS Finance program. I am somewhat uncertain about which course to choose. I want to know whether one course has more of a practical use/ would appeal more to employers. I included both courses below with their description. As a side note...

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Post-MBA Jobs with Great Pay to Time Ratio

ether007

I've been looking a lot at post-MBA career options lately and wanted to see what WSOers thought were some good/best options when looking at a Pay to Time Ratio for jobs coming out of the MBA? ...

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BERKELEY VS USC VS UCLA

theflyisnothing

College choice: Berkeley, UCLA, USC. Which one should i go for business. I like all campuses. I realize Haas is no guarantee, but it's good. Marshall is good for networking. UCLA is straight up a chillin place. give me your advice ...

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USC Marshall MBA

ILUVBUSINESS

Hi all, Recently accepted at USC Marshall for an MBA and interviewed at UCLA, NYU, and Duke (no decision yet on those three). If I don't get into any of the others, is an MBA from USC worth it? I know Marshall undergrad is well respected, but how is the MBA viewed? Specifically interested in Medi...

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MBA dilemma

Big4duedil

I've got an incredible dilemma, and would really appreciate some inputs on this. I've had 2 years of experience in audit + 1 year in transaction services (financial due diligence) as a senior in a Big 4 in a second-tier Canadian city. I have my CPA title, and awaiting my CFA L3 results. I'm turnin...

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University of Richmond -- Non-Target?

fin360

I've found conflicting information about my school. Some lists say it's a non-Target, some say semi. Anyone have any insight into this?...

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Chances for an UK Master?

ladya

Hello everyone, I would like to kindly ask for fair opinions on chances of getting into a decent UK programme. My profile: Female, 3rd year undergraduate at #1 B-school in the country (CEE Europe) GMAT: hjust started the preparations, practice test are around 700 & taking the actual test in Novem...

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Software Engineer to MBA Path

quackquaker

I am a rising junior at an Ivy doing Software Engineering for the summer. I don't particularly love coding all day and want to keep other options open (especially consulting since I just enjoy critical thinking and can talk to people).. What can I do to prepare for applying to a top MBA program down...

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8 Weeks Until Fall MBA Application Deadlines – How To Best Use This Time

Personal MBA Coach

It may be hard to believe but we are less than eight weeks from the first MBA application deadline. To keep you on track, Personal MBA Coach has included a round up of application deadlines below, along with our advice on how to best use the next two months! If you followed our earlier 4 month pl...

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Anyone doing the Booth School of Business summer program in Chicago?

Wildfrat

I am looking to maybe link up with a few guys who are going and interested in Wall Street. ...

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Semester exchange advice Mannheim University in Germany vs. WU Vienna in Austria

mehravenky

Hi all. I'm starting my Masters of International Business program at Queen's University in Canada this fall. I have to select a B School for my semester exchange and I need a little help regarding it. I have selected the following universities in that order. Please see that I want to get into manage...

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How to break into international banking; Imperial College, Oxford, LSE or RSM?

MonkeyMoo5

Hey all, Doubting about what Masters to do for 2019-2020. My ambition is to become an international banker in Asia specifically, able to go to e.g. Hong Kong and Singapore. I am currently thinking about the following options, but not sure which is the best, any help is MUCH, MUCH appreciated!; - ...

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Grad School and Age

DDT1

Financial Advisor and can't see myself finishing my career doing this. 40 and thinking of Grad School. Had a late start to career. Would like to move the direction of Corp Fin. and would like to end up in doing something thats strategy oriented. Undergrad in Econ (3.53 GPA). Career plus-Have been a...

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GRE Study Recipe

archiekaras497

Taking GRE, programs I like require it in many cases. It just makes sense for me. What is the recipe? Before dropping a bunch of cash on kaplan and other test prep materials/programs I am looking to hear what you have to say about the best possible recipe for getting a respectable score. KAP/MAG/Man...

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What MBA path should I take?

targetprekalum

Hi I am wondering what I will do after I get out of undergrad. Should I take a 5th year to get an mba and then enter the workforce? It sounds like an MBA without work experience doesn't mean much. However, if I get a job should I get a part time mba with 3-4 years of work experience or would I quit ...

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How promising is Big data (data science) in Finance

cjin0005

I am a student in Monash University. And I am applying the QTEM program which offers an opportunity for an exchange. My major is Master of Banking and Finance. There are some courses related to Big Data and Data Science in Finance offered by HEC lausanne. I would like to know if Big data and Data ...

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Do Business School Financial Aid Penalize for Saving?

dawson

I'm expecting to save a large portion of my paycheck and I'm hoping to maximize my financial aid when I apply to business school. I'm trying to decide whether I should save the money or to allocate it in ways that won't decrease my financial need (ie. max out my retirement accounts). What is the bes...

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Does having the CFA help for MBA admission?

Noobster1

Title pretty much sums it up. Does completing the CFA before applying to b-schools offer any significant advantage? *Note: would take level 1 senior yr of undergrad. Nontarget -> BB (Complete CFA) -> PE - Top Bschool? Would a CFA help for the above goal or should focus be placed on other areas in...

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Williams College vs. Princeton Undergrad

Aerophage1771

So I was accepted into both Williams College and Princeton University recently (also Amherst, Swarthmore, and Wash U but I eliminated those for various reasons). I'm going to school for economics with the intention of going into IB and I'm having a hard time selecting one of the two. Princeton seems...

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Johns Hopkins MBA program...

Rai99

Worth the money or complete waste? I get the feeling that not even Johns Hopkins name can carry the degree through. Am I wrong? ...

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GMAT Sacrifices, unpaid leave?

tehoriginal

Hi All, Boy I sure go from strength to strength with my posts (see previous post here: https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/mba-change-of-heart-timing-critical). Since the time of my last post I've made commitments to a routine study plan. I've familiarised myself with the majority of content, m...

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What was the best class you took in business school?

famejranc

Also, was the time commitment/academic rigor of your business school classes similar to your undergrad classes?...

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Study partner in NYC

arpita18.sharma

Hey guys if you are looking for a serious study partner for CFA or GMAT you can check on StudyPal.co. Few of my friends have got good study buddies from it. It covers various tests. Might help you...

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Prep GRE Math Before MGMAT?

rhs67858

Hi all, I bought MGMAT’s individual study package. A tutor said she likes to have her students go through Manhattan’s GRE six books on math first, and then move to the GMAT prep after. She only does this for candidates who are not strong in math. I fall into that category, but it’s just bec...

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Best Business school books, essay prep, resources?

dailylamentations

Hey everybody - I am on the last leg of my consulting stint before bouncing to a new job with the hope of applying to business school within the next 1-2 years. Luckily, my current consulting job does give budget for business school prep materials and I have not used any of it (~$1K). Before I leave...

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CFA, FRM, CAIA, etc. How much extra qualifications is really enough?

Imperialian

Chanced upon some profiles in Linkedin. These people have so many extra qualifications like FRM, CFA and CAIA. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/thomas-fursa-cpa-cfa-frm-caia/6/258/454 http://www.linkedin.com/pub/anil-kumar-cfp-cfa-frm-cpa-caia-mba-phd/18/343/b49 http://www.linkedin.com/in/farhadmian...

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Looks like Booth just jumped up my list of schools

Jumped-up country boy

Good for them. "The University of Chicago recently made it clear to its crop of incoming students that academic freedom and inquiry remain pillars at the institution, and that the university does not support "so-called" trigger warnings or offer safe spaces that allow students "to retreat from idea...

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FT Booth Experience and Brand is diluted by the PT people

bleepbloop

More of a rant than a question as this topic has been address already but I wouldnt mind having Booth people to give their perspective. I have confirmation bias going on as well. If you are a PT and disagree then it will only serve to strengthen my belief (sorry). My statements rests on the followi...

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Vanderbilt vs UT Austin (Undergrad)

chr17

Hate to do it but hoping to get some responses from graduates/people familiar with both schools. Interested in studying finance undergrad but at Vandy would do Econ. Not sure what I want to do after graduation but want to have the option to go into banking/consulting if that is my interest. I was ad...

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Part-time MBA at Booth

Derivatives

So I know that part-time MBA is primarily for those who wish to stay at their current firm and receiving sponsorship. But at Booth the part-time students are allowed access to on-campus recruiting and networking events if they sign a waiver. I've heard though that the full-timers resent and look d...

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Profile: MSC Investment & Wealth Imperial, other Business Schools

Loveformarkets

Hi Guys. I have a question here and need some advice on this. I am a qualified Chartered Accountant from South Africa (C.A. SA), and have CFA Level 1 as well as CAIA . I was an Equity Sales Trader at BNP Paribas and am now in Private Equity as an Investment Analyst. I would love to work in the USA a...

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Why don't people just apply to every MBA program in the top-20?

JohnnyLlamma45

I get that this would be a massive pain, but if you have sufficient time and money it seems like the best way to ensure you slip in somewhere. The main obstacle I see would be that it could be pain for your letter of rec writer, but I understand a fair amount of schools are moving to a common recomm...

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New US News MBA Rankings - Columbia #10, Booth ties Stanford at #2 (and beats Wharton...)

ndw

Quite a shakeup...almost a list I'd expect to see from Forbes or BW! Mod Note (Andy): To see the rankings, click here....

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Chances of Top 20 MBA?

BusinessMaster22

Hey guys, new to the community, and looking for some advice. I'm hoping to go to either McCombs or Rice for my MBA, but I haven't taken the GMAT yet. My profile is as follows: - BS Mechanical Engineering, large state school in TX - 3.7 GPA / magna cum laude - Hispanic (edit: half hispanic, look whi...

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MSc Finance vs IE vs CASS vs EDHEC

rommeladem

Hello everyone, Has anyone completed EDHEC's MSc Corproate Finance programme and has made it to London IBD (M&A) positions? I have received an offer with a scholarship from EDHEC and IE but I have to decide between CASS, EDHEC and IE. My profile: 1. EU passport holder, but Eastern European descent ...

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Msc offers: help me deciding - Cass vs UCL

BrianHunter

Well, Finally I got the offer I needed, but I'm struggling to decide which one to choose: - CASS MSc Energy, Trade and Finance Pros: great and flexible program with a lot of electives, massive placement in O&G, really finance focused Cons: Really high tuition fees (25k) - UCL MSc Global Manage...

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Military Officer

Anonymous Monkey

Hey guys- military officer here applying to bschools to switch into finance/maybe consulting. Looking at HBS, Wharton, Columbia with Kellogg, Tuck bringing up the rear. Obviously having no real finance background (apart from being an Econ major 6 years ago at a kinda candy ass liberal arts school)...

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Average GRE scores required ?

Nainam-Shah

What are average GRE scores required to get into Franfurt Business School or any other equivalent Business School ?...

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MBA Salary Average - What Job is Best?

TechMonkeyCapital

Hey guys, This topic is not for people who moved from banking to buy side post MBA and make huge sum of money. Assuming if you have a finance background (non-IBD) and go to MBA to change your career, which jobs (non-Investment Banking Associate/non-Strategy Consultant) usually offer the highest bas...

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Profile evaluation for Oxford MFE/Imperial MSc Finance

A087

Hi guys! I'm 21/F from India and I'm planning to apply for the MFE program at Oxford either this November or maybe next. My undergrad was Bsc Statistics (highly quantitative course) from one of the top 10 colleges in India. My GPA is 7.5/10 and GRE 323 (163 quant 160 verbal). I've had two internship...

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IU Kelley Transfer Prospects

yung_chimp

Hi everyone, I am currently a freshman direct-admit at IU's Kelley School of Business looking to transfer. I finished first semester with a 4.0 GPA with a very "rigorous" course-load by Kelley freshman standards. My HS SAT/ACT Scores are 2260 (old), 1530 (new), and 34 ACT. My goal is to transfer t...

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Advice for Princeton MFin Applicants

IlliniProgrammer

All, Over the past two months, I have seen several threads asking for advice on applying to Princeton Bendheim's MFin program, what the school is looking for, and many other questions. People on the forums have pointed to me because I go to school there, and they think I have some clue as to how th...

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financial planning

lucasadams907

So I am going into my senior year of high school in the great state of Alaska. I have 2 questions today. Im looking to get a BBA in Finance with a minor in something undecided. I plan on becoming a Financial Advisor. 1. Should I get an accounting minor due to this being helpful in a FA career, or a ...

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How does Ivey Business School compare to the University of Warwick?

brandonlch

Hi, I am a Hong Kong/Canadian grade 12 student in Vancouver and wish to ask for advice concerning undergraduate universities decisions. My offers are as follows: Queens commerce, Desautels at Mcgill, Sauder at UBC, Ivey school of business aeo, Rotman School of Management, Durham for economics, Brist...

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Careers with non traditional promotion progression?

LeveredBetaBoy

Hi all, Before I begin, business school is an idea I’ve only recently begun exploring. From the posts I’ve read on the topic of admissions, it seems aside from GPA/GMAT/UGrad/volunteerism&ECs, heavy importance is placed on your career progression within your prior work experience. This leads me...

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MBB Knowledge analyst applying to Oxford/LSE/Imperial - looking to switch to IB/VC/PE

A087

Hi all. I'm currently working as a junior specialist in BCG Knowledge in India for their private equity practice. I'm looking at MSc Finance in the UK and my target schools are Oxford, LSE and Imperial. I'm also thinking of applying to MIT Sloan. 1) BCG Knowledge is back-end and not client facing,...

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Networking with current MBA Students

Mzhavil

Hi Everyone, A long time lurker here, decided to open a topic to hear your thoughts and experiences on networking/researching MBA programs through current students. I plan to apply this fall and I already choose 6 schools that I believe are a good fit for me, however since I live in Eastern Europe...

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Getting into top mba programs even possible or wishful thinking?

racher5050

Hi there I am trying to figure out if I am even able to get accepted into a top MBA program. My top two choices are MIT and Stanford. I attended Boston University and got an undergrad degree in management. Unfortunately, I was not a great student then and was D1 athlete all four year. My undergrad w...

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Undergrad: Lehigh or Fordham for IB?

Dreikaiserjahr

I have received the decisions from Lehigh and Fordham U. I wonder which of the two options will suit an undergraduate better if he wishes to pursue a career in IB? Also, I've been waitlisted by Vanderbilt. But of course it is a great uncertainty if I'll get in. So currently my options are limited. ...

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Durham vs Trinity

Etb

Hi, I am a recent undergraduate from Europe and applied for some business schools in the UK and Ireland. In regards to my future working career, I seek to get an entry in M&A or Corporate Development. Today I have been informed that I got admitted to Durham Business School for the MSc Accounting an...

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How To Approach A Career Goals Essay

Personal MBA Coach

Most business school applications will require you to articulate your career goals. After all, your ambitions for advancing your career are likely what is motivating you to apply to business school. Career goals are a critical component of your application (granted, they are more important for some...

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Why do people in Finance use Excel for everything?

BermudaLovesBusiness

I am doing a summer internship and people use excel for everything even if it can be done in word. A project brief doesn't need to be done in excel it can be done in word. ...

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How important are MSc grades to get a job?

iliavko

Hi everyone, A quick question, according to your experience, how relevant are the MSc grades to find a job? Is getting a merit, distinction, etc increase your chances of landing a job? Or the employers don't look at Master's grades that much? ...

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Edhec Msc Finance Requirements

Nick-Katsas

Hi everyone, can somebody please tell me what are the actual minimum requirements for Edhec msc Finance? (Gpa, gmat) I've seen a previous post about the same topic, but noone gave any actual answer. Thank you for your time....

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INSEAD EMFIN

darkblu

Hello, I'm considering applying for INSEAD EMFIN. Anyone who has knowledge and experience of attending this program? Thank you!...

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NYU Stern vs Bentley University

mwj540

Hi All, I am currently a rising sophomore at Bentley University and am very interested in I-banking. I was recently accepted as a transfer student to NYU Stern for sophomore year. Which school would be better to pursue a career in i-banking, getting internships better reputation and an overall be...

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LSE Vs Cambridge

LufthansaPilot

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Value of a Double Major for IB

targetpreschoolalum

I will be attending a top undergrad business school this fall (BSBA with Finance concentration). The plan is to double major with public policy ( I think I'd enjoy it). But IB is my priority, so my dilemma is simple: Do I risk a lower GPA but more diversified education or stick to the business maj...

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1 Year vs 2 Year MBA

Temujiin

Is a one year MBA considered less valuable than a two year MBA? What are the pros and cons between the two?...

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MBA after getting the CFA and CPA??

Pringles and Coke

Hi I graduated from a non-target school with a 3.5 GPA last summer. Because of the job market, I haven't been able to get a job. Therefore, I took accounting classes at a local community college and am preparing to sit for the CPA exam. I passed the BEC section and should pass all 4 sections by the...

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Should I get a CFA or CPA or both?

BermudaLovesBusiness

I was just wondering which qualification would be the best to get or if I should get both to keep my options open. I am interested in Investment Banking but also interested in Restructuring, M&A and Valuations currently have a summer internship in a Big Four firm in Financial Advisory mainly focusi...

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Is IU-Kelley a target school?

Andrew-Jonathan

Undergraduate (Finance) Regardless IU-Bloomington's overall ranking in the nation, I have heard great things about Kelley as it's one of the most valued and highly reputable for employers. Would that all be true? How about their professors and teaching staff, teaching methods, internship programs, ...

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Public Accounting to M7 MBA - AMA

DilutedEPS

Hi WSO, I wanted to give back to the community now that my MBA admissions journey is over. I've left some facts and thoughts below, would by more than happy to provide additional insights if it would be helpful. Undergrad: Large state school GMAT: 730 Work experience: Manager at a Big 4 firm ...

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EDHEC Msc in Finance

Tedz1

Hello everyone, Has anyone completed this programme and has made it to London IBD (M&A) positions? I have received an offer with a scholarship from EDHEC, but I have to decide before I get other results from HEC, LSE, or Bocconi. My profile: 1. EU passport holder, but Eastern European descent 2...

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Choosing between LBS, HEC, Vanderbilt Masters?

Seachrome

Thanks to everyone for helping! I got a lot of great advice from several people who went to each program. ...

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MSF - UT Dallas Vs U of Rochester (Simon Business School)

Snorlax

Hello All, I have recently gotten admits from UT Dallas and U of Rochester, both for MSF programs. U of Rochester is offering me 40% scholarship. I am a bit more inclined towards Rochester as it is closer to NYC and might provide some advantage in recruiting. My end goal is to work in TAS at a Big ...

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Hi.. I need big powered relation ship in world how about graduate best MBA?

KoreanPooh

Hi. I'm Korean and I never know about top 5-6 MBA course or what they do...or else.. first of all .. I must say to my career .. I graduate top 3 school in Korea .. my major was phylosophy.. and I worked for 3D game engine speciallist for 14 years and I got Korea's president's prize and do over ...

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Which MSF program should I be targeting for banking? 3.0 IU kelley

BirdBath

I recently graduated from Indiana University with a degree in finance, but unfortunately my GPA is much lower than I'd like. I have been looking into MSF programs to help get a better chance at banking. I was wondering if there are any preferred programs that I have a shot at getting into. ...

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Does ranking matter? (FT Msc finance ranking)

Andersio94

Hi, I just saw the FT 2018 ranking for pre-experience masters in finance, and it seems kinda absurd. I can understand that HEC is number one, but would have guessed that MIT would get that spot. Furthermore, I have never heard of any of the school at spot 2 through 5. Can anyone please enlighten...

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Canada: Master in Finance to break into investment banking (Pre-experience)

BM007

Hi everyone! I am from Morocco and I want to break into investment banking in Canada. I will graduate from a buz school next year (GPA 3.8+, one year exchange in UT & uc3m) and I want to pursue a Master in Finance program in Canada to help me land a job in IB. Do you think it is common? If yes, then...

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MS Finance Vs Master In Financial Analysis

zain_zaidi17

Hello, I completed my BBA Hon in 2016 and working in private company since 2 years in finance dept, now i wanted to pursue my master degree but im confused between MS finance and master in financial analysis form U.S. Kindly guide me what will be more beneficial for me near in future and what are t...

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How much of a "hook" is legacy at a college?

david1238

This is not a troll post, so please bare with me. I'm currently a high schooler about to start my sophomore year at a super competitive high school. I had a really weak freshman year (3.92 GPA, no clubs/extracurriculars besides piano), but I'm planning to bounce back next year. I have multiple AP cl...

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Help on my College List (Investment Banking/Finance)

mpy

Reaches 1. UPenn 2. UCB 3. UMich Ross Targets 1. UVA 2. Georgetown 3. UT Austin 4. UNC 5. USC 6. Boston College 7. Emory 8. Northeastern 9. UCLA 10. Boston University Safeties 1. Indiana University 2. Villanova 3. Fordham 4. Baruch ——— US Citizen - Asian Stats - GPA : (unsure) I hav...

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Bentley, Suffolk, Syracuse, Hofstra

StyleT

Anybody know anything about Syracuse, Hofstra, Bentley or Suffolk MBA...im probably going to do a MBA/MSF (mainly to differentiate myself from the pack)...and i want to make sure i go to the best school i can.. I have been told that Top Hofstra places in BB and def in middle market....and Bentley t...

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Articulating Your Personal Story

Personal MBA Coach

If I think about the area in which my candidates often need the most help, crafting a winning personal story comes to mind first. Defining the story may be the hardest and the most important part of the application. I advise my candidates to start this process months, if not years, in advance! The g...

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H1B Visa post MBA finance

C to the K

Where should I apply for my internship? Im planning on staying in the US post MBA and I am looking for internships with potential jobs post graduations that offer an H1B sponsorship. Any advice? ...

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MSF schools BC MSF/Villanova MSF/UVA Ms in commerce(finance track)/WUSTL MSF (WAM)

Sarah_White

Hi everyone. I am a senior at a top 35 liberal arts college, international student, majoring in Statistics. Had an internship experience at a hedge fund in Hong Kong. I am targeting my career in IB/Asset Management ideally. Planning to work either in NYC/Boston or Hong Kong. Prefer in the US. I have...

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Bocconi AFC vs ESCP MiM

rf20

Hi guys! I received offers both from Bocconi for the Accounting and Finance Master and from ESCP for the Master in Management. I am Italian, 2 experiences in Italy (one the finance team of a firm and one in a M&A boutique), graduated from Bocconi in Bs International Economics and Finance and I wou...

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MPhil in Finance Cambridge vs. MFE Oxford vs. MFE or MF LSE vs. MFA LBS

tazih3

Hi everyone, I am currently a student in Paris in what we call Grande Ecole (Centrale Paris more specifically for those who know what it is) and I'm willing to apply to a Masters as part of a double degree (you have to know that Centrale Paris is an engineering school which forms the best engineers ...

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Do Business Schools have different average GPA standards for each major?

Entrepreneur Hero

Every graduate business school has an average GPA that they have on their websites. Does this average GPA standard change depending on an applicant's major? For example, do business schools have a higher average GPA standard for undergrad business majors compared to engineers? ...

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Worth Attempting to Transfer from Semi-Target to Target?

js656

I am currently at a semi-target(BC). I was wondering if it is worth it to transfer to a target school for opportunities. I had pretty high stats in high school(4.0 UW GPA/34 ACT, sports, leadership, volunteering, etc), and am doing very well academically here so far. I am doing well here, but I I we...

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Best Way to Prep for GMAT

TerpStreeter

I'm about to start studying/prepping for the GMAT and am hoping someone can share some advice with me. Which books are best? Should I take a course? Any other useful tips to know before spending time and money that will help me get the best score possible? Thanks a lot!...

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HBS Stanford and the all that comes with it

C to the K

Hey Guys first post here, My Background I come from a third world country and did my undergrad in a good school in Europe mainly focused on hospitality (Ranked top 3 in hospitality) got a BBA and two hospitality diplomas and a specification in marketing. I then went to work at my family's firm we ...

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Women in Finance Scholarship applications due on June 30

FINCAD's Women in Finance Scholarship

**The deadline to submit applications for the [2018 FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship](http://www.fincad.com/about-fincad/corporate-information/scholarship) is Saturday, June 30 at 11:59pm EST. Please plan accordingly.** -- ![women in finance scholarship](http://go.fincad.com/rs/148-KHY-893/images...

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Do you want an HBS MBA?

Linda Abraham

What is Harvard seeking in its applicants? You'll find out at Wednesday's live webinar. Learn everything you need to know about acing the HBS application during our upcoming webinar,* Get Accepted to Harvard Business School. [Register for the webinar to reserve your spot.](https://reports.accepted...

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Best GRE in-person classes?

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Can anyone give insight regarding whether the following in-person classes for **GRE** prep are worth it: Kaplan - $1074 Princeton Review - $999 Xceptional Prep - $549 Manhattan (Online) - $999 Veritas Prep (Online) - $999 Others??? I strongly prefer an in-person experience. However, I've seen goo...

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Is Harvard a target school?

Klenper

Hi everyone, I'm a rising junior at a top non-ivy school. Through a recent internship, I had the opportunity to talk to a number of professionals, many of whom had attended top ivy league schools. The analysts and associates I talked to told me that due to increased competitiveness for IB jobs in r...

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MSc in Quantitative Finance vs. MSc in Finance and Accounting to get into IB?

troken11

Hello there. I got accepted to the QFin and to the Finance and Accounting MSc programs at the WU in Vienna. I plan to eventually go into IB and move to the US (although there is still a looong way to go). Pros for each program: Finance and Accounting: - Possibility of exchange semester at the Uni...

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MSc Finance at LSE or HEC Paris?

JSL

I have offers to study an MSc in Finance at LSE and at HEC Paris. I realise I am very lucky indeed to have the opportunity to study at either of these universities. I am extremely keen to break into M&A at a top tier bank. I would be really interested to know which of these two courses would be the...

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Advice for a friend: MBA vs MSF

greekmyth

Hey guys, so I have a friend who went with me to a top 3 liberal arts school and he graduated in 2013. He is the first from his family to graduate from college and he has been teaching tennis for the last 4-5 years. He's trying to make a career change into either tech or real estate but he never was...

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HEC MiM for an Italian student

rf20

Hi guys! I have been admitted to the HEC MiM. I have to decide between this program and AFC at Bocconi University. I am Italian and I hold a bachelor degree from Bocconi; I hope to work in IB after graduation either in Italy or London. I think that HEC MiM could be a nice plus on my CV for the UK...

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What are some ways I can improve my professional profile outside of work?

Razzle Dazzle

Hi, I am a recent college graduate that is currently working in commercial banking as a credit analyst. My current goal is to improve my profile to be competitive in top MBA programs after 4-5 years of experience. I have a 3.94 GPA from a non-target (Finance & Accounting), with multiple leadership e...

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Biggest Decision of My Life: Undergrad B-School

ProspecOLC

Hello Wall Street Oasis Community, As a senior in highschool, I have one of the biggest life decisions ahead of me: where to attend college. As a preface i'm a pretty motivated student as I have engaged in equity research and co-foundend a VC backed start-up. I have never been faced with such a c...

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What's special about MIT's master of business analytics?

Gilmour

Never had heard of it before seeing it on poets and quants. Here's the link, didnt know if anyone knew anything not on their page. http://mitsloan.mit.edu/master-of-business-analytics/...

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Studying for technical interviews as an engineering major

zestypenguin

I'm a rising sophomore at a top school that's almost completely focused in science and engineering; there are departments in economics, business, and finance, but my major is in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and I don't wish to switch out. I'm also considering finance as a career and ...

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