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Why does IU Kelley get so much hate despite being a top ranked school?

AquaticPuntas

Excuse this shameless defense, but just some thoughts - IU Kelley seems to get fairly strong support here from users on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, however I feel like I still semi-regularly see people say that it is a "joke school". That seems to...

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Princeton vs Yale vs Stanford (undergrad)

dmxm

Recruited athlete here deciding between these 3 schools. I am looking to go into finance after college. Which school out of these 3 do you think is the best in terms of alumni network, recruiting, and getting a finance job on wall street (in I-Banking, <abbr title="private...

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Harvard CORe to Help Mitigate a Subpar UG GPA?

Throwaway2018

Hi all, Looking to get some color on how to best mitigate a low (3.0) UG GPA. I'm by no means married to the idea of doing CORe, but would be interested in any program that 1) Has a strong brand name/is recognizable and 2) won't break the bank. My intent is just basically to show...

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Getting Promoted before B-school?

eightyeight

We all know that business school adcoms want you to demonstrate that you are a high achiever in your area of work. How important is getting a promotion before applying to business school? I am an analyst at a large well known tech consulting firm. 90% of analysts get promoted after 3 years of wor...

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International Dual MBA

shorttheworld

Has anyone here done or know someone thats done a dual MBA with an international school, such as one in Latin America? Was just wondering how recruiters for internships and full time view the 2.5 year completion and if it holds any negatives in terms of recruiting for full time positions as you may...

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Caught in a Pickle...

thekingwillwhip

Alrighty guys, I just got my ACT score back today and got the score I've been waiting for for a long long time, a 33. I now have a shot at Wharton. Not a good shot but a shot non the less. However, if I apply to Wharton ED I will not be able to apply to Georgetown (my #2) EA and virtually ruin my ch...

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Confusion about UK school system A levels

tzn007

I am making my application for summer internships in EU region, and basically they ask for Secondary School information "list A levels or equivalents". I am from the US, and I went to a private high school, so we don't have AP system that US public schools have. So what should I just list some of my...

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Realistic B-School Chances

AmericanDesi

Considering applying to B-School next fall and wanted to get a realistic idea of what schools I could have a shot at. I graduated from Babson with a 3.3 cumulative and 3.8 major GPA (Finance). I was hired into BNP Paribas Asset Management's 2 year Associate Program and did 6 months in NY as an inv...

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Do people really go to school for non finance or consulting anymore?!

shorttheworld

Obviously this will vary from different tiers of schools, be they HSW, Top 10, or Top 20/30... but what percentage is actually going for 'normal' corporate finance, marketing, etc as opposed to investment finance or consulting? With or without corporate sponsorship/part time programs, mind you...

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It's official - The Gabelli School of Business

CiroCorp

For those of you who didn't see the press releases late last week, Fordham University's College Of Business Administration has officially been named the Gabelli School of Business, and all it took was a cool $25 million donation. Here's the link to the article: http://www.thestreet.com/story/108701...

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Undergrad choices.

Investing.exe

So I am looking to eventually become a trader. To spare you reading a huge glob of excuses, I didn't try mostly through high school (3.0 gpa). I learned about trading , and have taken an interest to it. I want to go to an undergrad that has a good finance program and classes in trading that I can ge...

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Pace University MS in Investment Management? Opinions

idragmazda

For someone with a non-target engineering background (employed full time as an engineer for about 8 months, interned fulltime/part time for 3 years as an engineer), 3.4 GPA, who wants to break into investment banking, who also does not want to wait another few years to apply to Columbia or NYU MBA ...

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GE Capital V. I Banking

SeanKOConnor

I've been speaking with a family friend at GE Capital and I'm pretty sure that I could get an offer there for their rotational training program (Full time employment). I'm also looking at JP Morgan's analyst program. What are my prospects for B-School from these opportunities. I have a solid GPA, ...

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What tier B school?

Adam2010

Need some advice. What tier business school should I aim for? Am considering both part time and full time. I'm thinking I may have a shot on good part time such as NYU since I am in Manhattan. Here are some stats. 2 Years Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor in NYC(was a Personal Banker at Chase out ...

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Hot Girls at B-School

Boutique Banking

I want to hear you guys take. Lets say I want to go to a b-school in the top 25-30, where are the hottest girls? What have you heard? I'm assuming UCLA is up there and I know the Chapel Hill girls are hot...Lets hear some insight...

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Legacies and Connections in business school

International Pymp

Does having legacy at a business school help a lot (say as much as it does in undergraduate)? Also, does it help if you have a nice family legacy at a university, but not within the business school? theoretical examples: - Example one: say my brothers went to stanford GSP... that would help my ad...

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INSEAD vs Oxford vs NYU (part time) vs Kellog/Booth (Part time)

kt732

I'm a little hard pressed on time and by the time I start my MBA I will be 28 hence my inclination towards 1 yr MBA (INSEAD, OXFORD) or part time program. 2 yr seem awfully long. INSEAD (1 yr program, But unsure if it will help me get a placement in US) Oxford (1 yr Program and mostly rely on ...

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Really Bro?

Chech4

I find it pretty rediculous that my Money & Banking professor had not a clue of what the Hindenburg Omen was or its implications. I could be over-reacting, and not that I think it is the be all end all of technical indicators(or necessarily believe it) but I feel like its something that a Doctor of ...

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Studying in Germany

Mae-Duna

Hi people Currently I´m planning to go to Germany to study and so currently I am preparing for this. Is there anybody with the same aim? On justlanded.com I guy wrote a about his good experiences with a company in German with the name HeSA Germany. The comapyn is specialized on supporting forei...

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MBA/MFIN Class of 2011 Group

shorttheworld

Hey all -- just created a group for the MBA Entering Class of 2011 (yes, so it should actually be 2013 i realize this :P) so that people who are applying early on now can go ahead and talk to one another and amongst themselves regarding their applications and where they think they may want to go. I...

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International Rotation for 1.5 years + MBA

CDOMonkey

How much would a 18month rotation internationally (London/UAE/Singapore/China/India) help when applying to top tier MBA programs, specifically W/H/S? I've been told an international rotation/experience would greatly improve ones chances. Let me know what you all think....

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Men and Women in BSchool- Two questions

eightyeight

For anyone in business school or who has friends in business school, I am interested in your answers to the following: 1. Do you think women are at an avantange in terms of likelyhood of admission to the top programs due to their 'gender minority' status? Why/Why not? 2. Are women in Bschool ge...

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Quota for International Students?

Davo

Hi I am an Australian student thinking of applying for business schools in the US. I am wondering if US schools have quotas on how many international students they should take each year, whether the quota is soft or 'hard'. Alot of the schools boasts the diversity of their student background. Is t...

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Attending HBS Reception - Anthony...penny for your thoughts

rickyross

Basically an info session (not at Harvard, on the west coast). Wanted to see if people think it's acceptable to have whoever's there from HBS review your resume and provide an informal critique of your chances. Or would it be better to get their business card and follow up later with a resume? Also...

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Grad School Fair

Cmoss

My school is having a grad school fair and was hoping to get some insights on how to make the most of my networking possibilities with the schools representatives. Are there certain attributes they are looking for specifically? What questions should I ask them to impress them?...

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Israeli Venture Capital Firm?

fonixbob

How would working for an Israeli venture capital firm as a junior analyst after undergrad be perceived by top business schools (Mostly HBS)? This is for my friend, he has an offer from a fairly prominent Israeli venture capital firm that focuses on the booming alternative energy and high tech indust...

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MSF School Advice

Analyst18

I am currently a student at a non-target in Connecticut with a 3.4 GPA. I am majoring in finance with a minor in accounting. I would like to get into Asset Management or trading. I think it would be beneficial if I went to get a MSF after I graduate. I would like to stay somewhere in the Northea...

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Why I decided NOT to go to B-School

YellowRanger

In general, most of my ambitious undergraduate friends are going to Law school or B-School (Macc, MSF, MBA) because they can't find job that suits them and/or they just want to have a masters, just to "Have a masters". All the while these programs are cash cows for the Universities so of course ...

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Anyone have a resume book of an NYU Part-Time MBA Class?

j-rad

Just curious if anyone has some type of resume book of a somewhat recent NYU part-time MBA class. ...

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Apparently HBS isn't just for finance geeks

CitySophisticate

http://www.nypost.com/pagesixmag/issues/20100914/Harvard+Goes+High+Fashion?page=1 So....did anyone work with this Olga chick? She definitely beats the banker-chicks-are-ugly stereotype. ...

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what b-schools for phd

tahahavakhor

I plan to apply for phd programs in business(CIS/MIS concentration), my GPA for UG and grad. is 3.6 and 3.98. GMAT 690 and two papers under review in international journals, and 2 yrs of RA experience.my list of universities for apply is: Auburn University George washingtion University SUNY at Buff...

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How does this major sound ?

kt732

Dear Fellas, I'm looking to design an individualized undergrad major with the best prospects towards finance/trading career. I'm currently a junior level Electrical engineering major and don't see myself continuing this path. So I'm looking to at least veer towards something that interests me rath...

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Transferring to Semi Target?

Trading4Forever

Hi I will be transferring after I complete 1 or 2 years of community college. My original plan was just to transfer to a top 50 business school, which would be no problem, however, im thinking it would be better just to go to a semi target. I can maintain a high GPA and participate in trading and fi...

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Changing classes because of bad lecturer??

gentles

Hey guys, i'm kinda new here so let me know if anything is out of place. I'm in Junior Year of college now, major in Fina/Econ. I am taking a class now with the same lecturer who takes a senior derivatives paper I was planning on taking. However, I find his lectures and assessments very vague and i...

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What kind of b-school can I get into?

monkey29

I'm wondering what kind of business school I can get into... with the following stats.. 2.6 GPA from a good engineering school ( UIUC ) majoring in engineering. 5 years work experience at Boeing including, 2 years work experience as an expat in Asia. ( part of the 5 years ) 720 gmat score no spec...

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MSF/MFin quandry

agrawalharsh87

Hi Guys I am Harsh Agrawal and am an Indian resident. I am aspiring to be a part of a decent MSF programme. BTW, am looking to apply for 2012 sesion. About my Profile: I am a 22 yr old commerce graduate from an unknown place & college (Score - 63.17%/100) Have done my MBA(Finance) from India in the...

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M.S. before MBA

mr_bigglesworth

I have a C.S. degree from an Ivy and am working as a software developer for a BB right now. I did ok in undergraduate, with a marginal GPA, but still managed to land a job, as I did very well in interviews (though got dinged at a lot of places because of my GPA). I did extremely well in some classes...

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Non Degree studies (post undergrad), beneficial?

idragmazda

Hey all, I wanted to get some feedback on non-degree studies. My undergrad was mech engineering from a non target state school (graduated with 3.4 overall, 3.58 core), right now i'm coming on a year of full time work as an engineer and i also interned for almost 4 yrs, part time and full time duri...

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which B school is most fun?

MarginCalling

how do the top b schools rank in terms of fun potential?...

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Reccomend me Schools for Trading

mrgrape

Need a list of schools that have good finance programs and great recruits for trading. Schools like MIT and Wharton will be too hard for me to get into but probably rank 18+ and under 60 will be great. I love schools that have trading labs, etc but I just need a better list that hopefully special...

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International Double MBA Programs

shorttheworld

A lot of schools offer the international double MBA programs now and I was just wondering if anyone knew if the schools judge your admissions more harshly if you apply with the intent of doing one of these? IE is it harder to get in and will your whole application get dinged vs just the internationa...

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What GMAT will I need?

eresearcher

What GMAT will I need to get into Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, or Columbia? My mom is a Stanford alum and is active there if that counts for anything. Here is my profile: 3.7 GPA from top 20 undergrad school. Currently starting year 2 in BB ER (energy sector). Will do a year or two in banking after...

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Why HSW and not HCW?

JohnnyCage

For business school why is it H/S/W and not H/W/Columbia? Does Stanford really have that many grads on the street? I personally would take Columbia over Stanford every time- especially to work in NYC. ...

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How is Mcgill University viewed in the US ?

Samy90

Hello guys, i am majoring in finance in Mcgill university (montreal Canada). Just wanted to know how its viewed in the US, is it considered a target university ? thanks...

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Master of Financial Engineering chances? (Ivy-league undergrad)

changjoon2

Hello. I'd appreciate any comments on my chances of getting accepted to top MFE programs. School: Ivy-league undergrad. I have BA in Economics and BSc in Computer Science. Experience: In addition to military experience (air force), I've interned at three well-renowned firms in their respective indu...

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CFA level I + MSc in management or MSc in Finance ?

16rl

Hello fellow primates ! I am currently signed up for the 2010 december level I CFA exam and I am looking forward to start a masters degree in Europe. Now here's the thing, while checking the Msc finance curriculum of several schools (top fifteen masters on FT ranking), I realised that many of them ...

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Biz School Apps

dkim1984

Hey everyone, I'm looking at a time crunch between my scheduled GMAT and my desired MBA program deadline so I wanted to ask you all this: How long does it take to fill out a quality MBA application? If you applied to NYU, UCLA, or UTexas and got accepted, your input would be especially valuable to...

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Just got Screwed

BrownyAce89

So was about to take an exam for school and the professor announces she's collecting everyone's cell phones. Also she moved a few people around (me included) so I got majorly screwed. Question: Can she do this?!?!...

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Harvard Business School email convention?

cphbravo96

Hey guys, I received an unsolicited email from someone wanting to talk with me about recruiting and PE, etc. The email says he is a second year MBA student from HBS and is sent from what looks to be a HBS email address but I'm not sure. I was wondering if anyone can confirm what the email conven...

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Resume for MBA application

freroht

So I am trying to build my resume for Business school apps. I intend to have a consultant looking over it at some point. Just a question here about the content. On top of my regular job, Big4 accounting-audit, I have been heavily involved in a nonprofit that I founded, ran. The nonprofit is an ESL...

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Need input on my list of B-schools to break into Trading

mrgrape

Hi, I need to finalize my list for Spring 2011 Transfer. I currently have a 3.65 cumulative at a cc. Copresident of Finance & Investment Society. Up 23% from 2010, even in this volatile market of course with low capital=2k. BTW shorted the April top =] Phi Theta Kappa, working full time while goi...

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Wisconsin school of business for investment banking?

mrblue

Is UW school of business in madison any good for BB's in NYC? I know 2 alumns, one at JP Morgan and one at Blackstone, who broke through. How does it do in terms of sending kids to NYC and chicago?...

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Combined degree Eng and Finance

iimsii

Hi everyone, Currently attending Ivey in Canada. I have plans to finish my concurrent program with finance and engineering. Recently I am debating on just going with finance. This is a 5 year program, going into 3rd year. with 2 previous research positions, non-finance related. However, I've hea...

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Columbia M.A. Master in Mathematics of Finance

PapaJohns

Is this program legit?? Does anybody know anything about the job-placement of students in this program? Does anybody else fine it weird that the GRE/GMAT is optional??....are they having trouble getting people to apply?? easy to get admitted? http://www.math.columbia.edu/department/mafn/index.ht...

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Interview with Claremont McKenna Director of Graduate Admissions

TNA

Hey everyone. I just got a reply and posted it on my website. Kevin was extremely helpful and I think he provided some great insight and looks to be someone who is willing to work with prospective students and really cares about his program. http://msfhq.com/?p=622 http://www.claremontmckenna....

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LSE/Oxford

greenapple

I'm trying to figure out if I'd be competitive for a top UK Masters in Finance (thinking LSE/Oxford) I'm graduating in May from a top-10 US university with a 3.7 majoring in International Business. Got a 710 on the GMAT (44/42 Q/V). Have some decent internships, but only finance-related, and a lot...

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UCL's master programmes

The.RealDeal

I searched high and low all over these forums but can't seem to find which specific masters degree everyone is talking about when mentioning UCL. Can anyone quickly help me out. It can't be their Economics Masters programme, can it? How does that make it into the top 5 master of finance degrees in ...

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Claremont McKenna MSF Program

TNA

I have the wonderful opportunity to basically interview someone very high up at Claremont. I have an idea of the questions I want to ask, but I want to open it up to all of you to see if you have any questions. Please post them here and I will try and include them in my Q&A session. I will try and...

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Business Schools - Best Bang for your Buck

technoviking

Hi there, Currently an undergraduate from Ireland studying in NYC. Upon graduation, I am considering an MSF so I can further pursue the specific fields I am interested in, if no FT offers arise. In Ireland, i can do a MSF for approx. 11,000 Euro or an MS in Quantitative Finance for 15,000 Euro. -W...

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Masters in finance from MIT question

MF7791

So i had a question that i could not find the answer to through searching this board. I still have a couple years until graduating from undergrad with a finance degree. I wanted to know if a graduate school looks down on a finance undergrad degree applicant when considering them for a masters in f...

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Gamble on your grades

android411

I just came across this story that talks about a site where you upload your school schedule and your transcript. The site will calculate odds based on your history and course difficulty and you can wager what grade you'll earn in class. Looks like Penn and NYU were the first two schools on the sit...

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Wharton undergrad gets punk'd

pno

Quite a funny clip from Wharton of this guy Chris Doubrava who got punk'd by his classmates. Apparently living the frat lifestyle and being a pet Teaching Assistant, Chris "hasn't been sober" since getting his job offer from Goldman Sachs. Anyway for a clue about MBA life, watch Doubrava come in fo...

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Need help for great undergraduate Bschools focused on Trading.

mrgrape

Hey everyone. I have been making lists of schools and find one school I like in particular...Then I read up more on it and have to change my mind.....Basically indecisive..and I need your inputs. Anyways, a little about me I am a finance major residing in San Diego. Currently a 3.65 cumulative, Phi...

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Starting my education before university

vdsas16

Hi, I'm looking to go into the finance/economics field (not sure which exactly right now) and I'd like to start getting into the field and reading some stuff now, instead of waiting on university to learn stuff. Are there any books that would be good to start reading as a kind of introduction to t...

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Reservation Price

smirns

I am trying to solve the econ problem for one my homework solutions. I am stuck. Could someone help me out? The reservation prices of three classes of demanders of Cable Channels Bravo and Disney are given below: Class Bravo Disney 30 Year Old Adults $11 $5 12 to 15 year olds $ 8 $9 3 to 7 year ...

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Worth going to a US school for MBA?

Funda-mental

Just wondering if you guys could shed some light on this... I am currently in second year of a business admin program at a school in Ontario. I am either going to specialize in Finance or Accounting, but am not 100% sure which one at this point. I am leaning towards Accounting because if I do speci...

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Can I go from Sun y Buffalo to NYU Poly to IVY

NewMeNow

So here is my story: I spent 6 years in Undergraduate Engineering at SUNY Buffalo and graduated with 2.1 GPA. After graduating, I prepped day and night for the GMAT and scored a 760. Given my shoddy Undergraduate GPA, I'm planning on doing my masters in engineering from NYU-POLY(which is tier 3 c...

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Can't choose - LSE or Stockholm School of Economics (SSE)

HumeVsKant

Hey, I want to work in FO IB or S&T in London once I graduate. I have about a month to decide which program to pursue : - LSE MSc in Finance or - SSE in MSc Business and Economics (Finance) I'd love to spend two years in Stockholm, but I'm also attracted to the program and brand name at LSE. 1) Is...

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Undergrad Choice-advice?

nblaine88

I'd like to get some opinions on the best school to break into i-banking from. I'm currently a hs sr and here are the schools I've been accepted to thus far: Brandeis, BU (SMG), Northeastern (CBA), Babson, and Bentley. (For those of you who do not know, Brandeis has an excellent economics program, i...

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1 month enough to prepare for GMAT?

michelfoucault

is one month enough time to study for GMAT? I just saw on Baruchs website that they are still accepting applications for their MFE program until April 1st. I could also take a GRE. Which one of those tests is it easier to study for, and do you guys think its possible to score well with just a month ...

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McCombs Undergrad Advice (sophomore)

bavaria

Hey everyone, just stumbled upon this site a while ago and I have a question. Here's a little background info first: I was admitted this past Spring to UT Austin/McCombs as a transfer student. At the time of applying to the university, I was unaware that I could apply to BHP simultaneously. (It was...

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Mfg Engineer moving away towards business (application for MBA at NYU)

idragmazda

Hey all, This is my first post on this website (by the way there is a load of good info here) and basically this is whats happening in my life right now: I graduated from a state school with a 3.40 GPA in mechanical engineering worked as an intern for 4 yrs (full time summers/winters, part time f...

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Undergraduate Wharton degree advice

MF7791

Hello everyone. I found this forum a few weeks ago and finally decided to get an account. I am a rising sophomore in wharton, and have put a ridiculous amount of thought into my career path/concentrations/major. I wanted to ask some of you guys some questions. So right now I've set the followi...

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Where to study Green Business in Europe?

benbaillou

Hello, i would like to study Green Business in a Business School but i don't where to go in Europe. I found a very good article on ESMT programm for B-green on Business Because website. the main point was that: "...Professor C.B. Bhattacharya, E.ON Chair in Corporate Responsibility at the Euro...

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Graduate w/ BBA in Finance and MS in Accountancy (edit)

toobig2fail

Hey so I am on track to graduating with just a BBA in Finance but I was thinking of doing a program where I can get my BBA stay an extra year and graduate with an MS in Accountancy and take the CPA.... I also want to (eventually) take my MBA... HAs anyone done this before... what are the pros and co...

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GMAT verbal

Dealem41

Any advice on a way to improve GMAT verbal score? I don't have a problem with the math, but the verbal section gets me. (English is not my first or second language) Anyway, any advice is greatly appreciated. Thanks. ...

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Haas query for alumni / currently enrolled / enrolling

havilape

I recently combined my "vacation time" to make a four-day weekend out of a trip to the San Fran / Palo Alto area for a wedding. My lady and I were taking a redeye flight out at 11 PM back to the east coast and had a good six hours to kill on Sunday. We decided to drive up to UC Berkeley and check ...

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ECs in college and how to stand out

thepuh

Okay my ultimate goal is to get into HF/PE and I know this is very difficult. I will be a freshman attending Villanova next year, and know that I will probably have to transfer to a target to have a shot, im looking at Uva right now(in state). Anyways I am wondering from people with experience what ...

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Are Women More Loyal Customers than Men in RSM business school?

benbaillou

It is often said that women are more loyal than men. Could this be true? Apparently not. At least not in reference to customer loyalty. Rotterdam School of Management has just come out with some research that may interest all of you shopaholics out there. More importantly, this is crucial informatio...

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Retake GMAT - Final score

cellphonebill

Got a 710 recently....80+ percentile for both quant/verbal. 6/6 AWA too lol...as if that matters even. Should I retake? I realize that your application is so much more than your gmat score so I'm willing to let this score be my final score. However, I also feel like I may have 20-30 more point...

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Importance of Undergraduate Prestige?

dsmurf1

Does the prestige and ranking of the university you attend for your ungraduate degree play a substantial role in obtaining a sought after job? I have always wanted to attend Texas Tech University because of the culture and people there. I also have family attending that university. On top of that I ...

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Best Wharton Classes

faciamviam

Tried looking up some info about this, and being away from school right now means I don't have the usual resources to get advice. The title says it all - what are the best classes to take at Wharton? Sorry to be so school-specific....

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MBA straight out of the officer corps

Splendifornia

Hi, I was wondering if there's anyone with experience and/or advice related to the prospect of entering business school straight out of the military. I'm a brand new lieutenant in the Marine Corps, and even though becoming a Marine officer is the fulfillment of a childhood dream, I've always intend...

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MSc Finance and Economics at LSE

sj88

Hi, I have applied to LSE for their MSc in Finance and Economics. My profile is: Under graduation: BA Hons Economics from SRCC (India's Best College)-agg 67% Work Experience for 2 years with a quant research firm and 1470 in my GRE with a 780 in quant.. My aggregate converts into a upper/high end...

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MBA in new york city

morgan79

My status: 7 years work experience in accounting firm, lower GPA (2.8), bachelor in accounting. I want to pursue a MBA degree in finance and investment. i want to study in NYC, excluding Columbia U and NYU, which school will be suitable for me? Fordham, baruch or others? tks!...

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Do you need an MBA to be successful in business?

funboi

Do people with an MBA become wealthy and successful businessmen whereas if you don't have an MBA, you cannot become an entrepreneur or run your own successful business? So you cannot be successful in life without an MBA? ...

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GMAT Prep - Books/Classes Worth It?

redwings10

Do most people take gmat courses or intensive at-home study options, or how long does one usually spend preparing for a GMAT exam? I know there are some posts on here from certain people asking how to study, etc but I was wondering if most people (at least those who did really well on the exam) actu...

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HBS 2 + 2

monkeybizz

Harvard undergrad...concentrating in something non econ/bus, like Government. Would doing IBD summer analyst internships hurt my chances for 2+2 even though im not an econ concentrator?...

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GMAT - What kind of GMAT score?

Young Money

What kind of GMAT is needed/reasonable for someone with the following stats to get into HBS: -3.94 GPA, Top 50 Undergrad Business Program -3 Years McKinsey & Co Business Analyst/Associate -International Exposure: 3 Month Study Abroad at Oxford University Any kind of input helps Thanks!...

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Baruch Quant Models and Methods

lxwarr30

I recently finished school (May 2010) with an honors degree in accounting. I thought accounting would be a good major at the time, but have decided I am much more interested in finance. Also, while at college I focused on the social aspect and haven't found a job yet. Considering going back to schoo...

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How to build resume for grad school

convexity1

During the years in college, you would try to be involved in all the activities, internships, and courseworks to build your resume for life after college. Now, looking forward a little bit. You have started working but is thinking about switching a career or applying to grad schools. But everything...

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Sick GMAT Problem

LIBOR

I'm studying for the GMAT at work and I came across this problem from GMAT Club (answers are not pasted since its owned by gmat club) If 40% of unsuccessful suicide attempts are repeated within 6 months and 25% of suicides are successful, what percentage of suicides in any 6 month period would be t...

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good chance at UCLA Anderson?

cellphonebill

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MSF applicant results

Jiggy

Is there a thread similar to the MFE thread at Global Derivatives? The purpose of which would be to post candidate profiles and list their acceptances/rejections. Thanks...

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Better experience for a move to a FO position

CreditDefaultSwap

MO (financial control) at a BB (MS/GS), or Big 4 advisory better experience for a move to FO at a BB, or even entry to a top B-school?...

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Disastrous GMAT score split or good enough to get what I want?

intsoccersuperstar

Took GMAT: Quant: 40 scaled score, 58th percentile Verbal: 42 scales score, 95th percentile Total: 680, 86th percentile I majored in Economics and English undergrad. Got a job at a regional bank as an analyst, been working there for two years. I want to go to a local MBA program with a good regi...

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Which Business schools to apply

deepikagupta

Hi All, My gmat score is 700 with the below break-up: Quant : 51 (98 percentile) Verbal : 31 (58 percentile) A.W.A : 6.0 (90 percentile) Should I consider re-taking GMAT for B-school applications? Where all can I apply with these scores? Thanks, Deepika...

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Sloan vs Wharton vs Booth vs Kellogg

MBA_hi

Please share your perspectives on Sloan, Wharton, Booth and Kellogg. Its commonly thought that Wharton is the best finance feeder of these four schools. Is that really true? Which of these schools would provide the best student experience?...

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Retaking courses in undergrad?

toughluck

Hi everyone. I will be senior this fall at a non-target and I have a very poor GPA of 3.1. Obviously I plan to study like hell and get all A's in my remaining courses (which would get me to 3.3), but do you think I should retake some older courses that I got C's in? Retaking some of the courses tha...

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How strong of a math background do I need to be successful in an MSF

Kevin88

How strong of a math background do I need to be successful in an MSF? In high school I took mostly AP math classes, but have not had much math exposure since then. I am starting an MSF program in about a month and am not sure if I should be spending that time learning more advanced calculus and st...

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Graduate Degree Selction

Chech4

Hey Everbody, Wondering what people think about this program @ Pace, if anyone has ever done it or knows some who has done it. Do you think it will be helpful and marketable? I am going to be a big 4 intern summer of 2011 and need to go back to school to fufill CPA requirements. I want to get a MS ...

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