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How does Bentley University rank for you guys?

MSlienance

I'm a junior, undergrad Accounting. 5yr MS Finance. Bentley University....what's the outside view of my school in the ibanking/ PE industry.....anyone?...

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Yale SOM vs Cornell Johnson - which is better for IB?

arcticrecon

Yale SOM vs Cornell Johnson - which is a better choice to have the best chance at getting into a bulge bracket investment bank or private equity fund?...

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Recruiting at different banks for FT after MBA Summer Associate Program

Peter Parker

Hi Guys, Just curious to hear from anyone with experience recruiting at a different bank after your summer associate program in between years. I realize this will vary from school to school and the quality of relationships you built up over the recruiting period, but any clarity would definitely be...

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AMA - Non-ranked undergrad 'ORM' with a 660 GMAT who got into multiple top 20 programs

TwoThrones

Mod Note (Andy) - we're reposting the top AMA's from 2015, this one was originally posted 1/18/2015. I hope everyone is doing well. I just wanted to give back to the community who really helped me out more than I could ever ask for. Quick shout out to a few members who greatly helped me on my journ...

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Seeking Advices About The MSF Program 2.0

RetiredKarlMarx

I was accepted to UIUC, Rochester, Brandeis, and JHU MSF programs. Based on the information I got from stalking this forum I already turned down offers from UIUC and JHU. Now my choice is between Rochester and Brandeis. Which program should I go to for the best chance of breaking into finance? My un...

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Is this smart/safe?

mean5998

Rising Junior if I should "stay" an extra semester in order to be eligible for Sophomore summer internships then go straight to full time offer and actually graduate in May 2020?...

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MS in Financial Engineering or related course in Europe

Suchismit-Choudhuri

Hi, I am interested in doing MS in Financial Engineering or something related to same course from any European countries. I want a good university for this course and it should of two-years. Can anyone suggest me a list of good universities for this course in Europe and job market for that course is...

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Which masters to choose?

themli

Background: BSc in Economics and mathematics (with computer science, statistics and business courses). I have the following offers: *UPDATED 1. MSc Economics and Finance from (1yr) Warwick Business School (and Warwick Economics) 2. MSc Econ from (2yr) Sciences Po Paris 3. MSc Adv. Econ and Fina...

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RSM vs EDHEC for Private Equity

EirikT

I want to pursue a career in PE as an associate and I need some input as to which masters degree would be the most suitable for the job. I have a background in Economics and Business Administration I am choosing between RSM's MSc Finance & Investments Advanced and EDHEC's MSc in Corporate Finance ...

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Canadian MBA thread

dec-jun-jun

Any Canadians here starting their MBA in 2011 I applied to Queens - Accepted 10k scholarship Rotman - Accepted Schulich - Accepted 5K scholarship Ivey - dinged after video conference interview , should have flown in :( I ended up picking Schulich...

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Here are the Target Undergraduate Schools in Canada

thefinancekid

**EDIT**: Changed rankings to place Ivey in 1st place instead of UBC Sauder PMF as people I've talked to think it's unfair to compare the top 7 kids at Sauder to entire schools. And, to be fair, the top 7 kids at Ivey/QC place comparably to Sauder PMF kids and Sauder as an entire school doesn't crac...

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University of Waterloo vs Baruch College

I-Banker_HFmanager

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Masters of Finance Programs in Europe with best placements for Internationals?

DtimesDmeasures

Hi guys, Graduated from my bachelor's program last year, and currently working in BO in a corporate banking division (commodity and trade finance). I'm seriously considering taking up a Masters in Finance in order to rebrand myself, and hopefully be able to open more doors to better career or job o...

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HBS Peek Weekend

HelloBoy

Hey everyone, I am a junior who was just accepted to Harvard Business School's Peek Weekend in June. Is it worth the $200? Does it give a leg up in the admissions process for applying to an HBS MBA or the 2+2 later?...

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Looking for advice, Big 4 Transaction Services -> Elite MBA

Maximos

I’ve been working in Transaction Services in the Big 4 for nearly 2 years now, after leaving audit (where 3 coworkers from my largest client engagement team went on to top 10 MBA programs). My goal is to gain admission to an elite program, with the intention to either leverage connections I build ...

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Is NYU Stern worth 70K tuition per year

dtharwala

Hello, my daughter is admitted to NYU Stern undergraduate, but has been offered only 11K scholarship that leaves approx. 66K to be paid out of pocket and I expect it to increase 3 to 4 % year or year in next 3 years. She has also gotten admission into UT Austin’s Mccomb business school’s non-BHP...

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M7 MBA: IB SA (First year)--->recruiting for FT MBB/T2 with FT no IB offer(2nd year), what should be your excuse for switching?

consultinglady007

Consulting firms in 2nd year are definitely going to ask you why you're making the switch. What should be the excuse/justification/whatever? Thanks...

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Finance Undergrad to MBA in Finance

NYC-Monkey

I am wondering how it looks to get an MBA in Finance after a Bachelors Degree in Finance with work experience? Currently, only BB Ops recruits at my school and I would have to do all of the leg-work trying to recruit for Investment Banking internships. In the situation that I can't land an offer, ca...

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What business schools to apply for an exchange semester?

Optimization08092000

So, I am currently attending HSG St. Gallen and doing my BBA there and I have been asking myself which university I should pick for my exchange semester. My goal is to get into the HEC-HSG double degree program where you can get a Master of Finance and the SIM in just two years and after that to get...

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Northwestern vs Cornell

James-Naylor

I'm a freshman at UCLA majoring in Econ with a 4.0 GPA. I applied to transfer to a few schools and was accepted to Northwestern and Cornell (CAS). After undergrad I want to work in investment banking, preferably HK, NYC or London (I'm English and live in Hong Kong). I'm having a hard time deciding...

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What should I do?

kinose

I'm currently in high school in Sweden with less than a year left until I apply to college. I haven't done anything significant or participated in any typically meritorious extracurricular activities but I'll still likely get into Stockholm School of Economics as the application process in Sweden i...

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Timing MBA with Military service

ForkoftheNorth

Hey all, This is my first post on here but I've been a long time lurker. I am a recent graduate of one of the service academies. I recognize that my number one priority for at least 5 years is to serve my country and be the best officer possible. However, I know at some point that I would like to a...

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Which universities should I apply to?

KaydenJack

Hi, So this is the list of my universities and I can apply to upto 6 universities. Which ones are the best for me to have a good shot working at a BB or a Boutique Investment Bank? Carnegie Mellon University University of California Boston University University of Michigan Ann Arbor Boston Colleg...

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MIT vs Yale for undergraduate

garrettg45

Hi everyone. I’m a senior in high school with just a few days left to accept admission to either Yale or MIT. I plan on pursuing a career in finance after graduation but I’m torn between two great options. I plan to study a combination of computer science, data science and economics, so MIT woul...

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LSE Finance vs WBS Financial Mathematics

tH_

I applied for an MSc Finance at LSE and WBS after doing my undergraduate in a stats-related course at Warwick. I've received offers from both, but WBS has stated they "believe I am better suited to" MSc Financial Mathematics, and have hence made the offer for that course with a 50% scholarship. I...

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Johns Hopkins vs Northwestern vs Rice

arp106

I will be transferring to one of these schools as an engineering major in the fall(I plan on continuing my studies in computer science focused on Artificial Intelligence) and am interested in working in finance, specifically quantitative finance. I plan to stay for a fifth year to get my masters spe...

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Wharton/Harvard 2019 SA Process?

galois97

Can anyone speak for what's going on for H/W recruiting? Multiple friends have told me that Moelis, PJT, Evercore, Greenhill, and JP have already filled/mostly filled their SA classes. ...

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Better program for a veteran looking to work on the Street

Kurt.nowak505

I’m leaving the military after a decade of service and have been admitted to Columbia GS and Yale’s EWSP. I’m interested in studying economics, with the ultimate aim being grad school and a client-facing, revenue generating, role on the Street. Both schools are great opportunities, and I under...

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UBC Sauder (BUCS) vs Waterloo DDP (BBA+CS) vs Rotman Commerce

alikhan.17

Hi! I'm an international student, looking to breakthrough in the world of marketing. I've had an interest in CS since I was a kid but stopped pursuing it later on due to my change in extracurriculars. I've shortlisted 3 top business schools in Canada and am super confused on which one to choose. My...

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Grad Plus Loans

NeverOutOfTheFight

Hi, I wanted to get some advice from those who have borrowed Grad plus loans before. FAFSA websites say that you can borrow up to the cost of attendance minus loans and scholarships. My issue is that I will be living off campus and I don't understand if these loans will cover my living expenses or j...

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UT BHP vs NYU Sterm

Cocoa

Daughter was on waitlist at NYU for Stern school. She is accepted and BHP program at UT Austin McCombs, So, now wants to go to NYU. If I put cost not in consideration, what would you suggest. She thinks she wants to do Investment banking. ...

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Leveraging Psychiatry for a MBA

jkola07

Hello-- I am a 29 year old who went to a state school of undergrad, Harvard for medical school and now I am at Columbia for psychiatry residency. I have completed USLME Step 1-3 and now I am contemplating how I want my future career to look. I have no business background, but I am interested i...

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Bschool Waitlist Update Question

plskystks

Hey guys, figured I'd see if anyone has experience / advice on the following situation. I applied to a handful of schools round 2 and got accepted to an M7 that I'm pretty happy with but am also waitlisted at an HSW school. I had previously updated the school letting them know of some professional d...

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Best schools/locations to study abroad at?

Pepbaldmessiah

What are the best and most reputable schools/locations in the world to study abroad at during undergrad? What looks best on your resume when you are applying for jobs after your undergrad and then business schools later on?...

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Does applying to business schools as a Deloitte non-GSAP candidate hurt your odds?

baibuybye1234

Academic profile is 760 GMAT, 3.92 GPA in a top 10 for the major liberal arts program. Professional profile is technology consulting at Deloitte for 3+ years at time of application this fall. I am 50/50 on applying to GSAP this year due to some of my network leaving the firm as well as not being s...

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CFA Level 1 tips and thoughts

BrianHunter

I would like to start to prepar the CFA level 1 in order to attend this december's exam. Given I'm working and from september I'll be studying for the MSc, I would like to know how many time it takes to prepare the CFA level 1 with a business and finance background (BSc)..? There are tips or books ...

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700 Score on the GMAT - Should I retake it?

anonymous12345678900987654321

I just scored a 700 on the GMAT with a 48 (69%) on the Quantitative section and a 37 (83%) on the Verbal section. I also got perfect scores on the Integrated Reasoning and Analytical Writing Assessment. It was also my first time taking the GMAT. I am looking to apply to top 10 business schools (i.e....

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Undergrad: USC vs. CMC vs. CMU vs. WM

stevie33

Hey guys, I've been lurking for awhile but I need advice on the best business education for undergraduate. I'm trying to weigh the quality with the costs. I was accepted into: * USC Marshall (1/2 tuition scholly) $45k/yr * Claremont McKenna $70k/yr * Carnegie Mellon Tepper $70k/yr * Will...

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Northwestern Transfer??

rf98

I will be attending Northwestern University starting this fall as a transfer student. How good is Northwestern for IBD? Any suggestions on things to do? How hard is it to keep a high gpa? I will be studying econ and looking to apply to the Kellog Certificate program. From what I have read, it seams ...

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WUSTL MS Finance Corporate Track VS Illinois Institute of Technology MS Finance

soupa

Hello, Please bear with/forgive me if I am not being thorough enough, this is my first time posting. I was recently admitted to Illinois Institute of Technology MS Finance and the WUSTL MS Finance Corporate Finance track. I like the Illinois Tech option mainly because it looks like it offers more q...

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MM IB -> B-school?

city_of_dis

I am a rising senior at an Ivy with a near 4.0 GPA and will work at an MM IB this summer. I will try to get a job at a BB or EB full time but, if I don't, was wondering what my chances would be for business school after 2 years as an analyst, or maybe wait until I'm an associate (not sure when peopl...

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Bocconi or Warwick

fabio.simpson34

Hi guys, Have been offered a place at Bocconi (BSc International Economics and Management) and a place at Warwick (Bsc Management), I am currently hesitating between both. Having been brought up by English parents in France, I am therefore bilingual. Hoping to end up in the USA at the end of my stud...

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Bocconi or Warwick

fabio.simpson34

Hi guys, Have been offered a place at Bocconi (BSc International Economics and Management) and a place at Warwick (Bsc Management), I am currently hesitating between both. Having been brought up by English parents in France, I am therefore bilingual. Hoping to end up in the USA at the end of my stud...

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How to Break in from "Non-target"?

Revets

Throughout High School I've always not cared enough about school to try hard getting a 3.5 W, but Senior year is when I realized and ending up getting a 4.4 gpa with 4 ap 3 regular and am on track to get the same second semester. I have testings scores of 34 act, plan on getting a 36, and 780 Math 2...

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Help me choose schools for Investment Banking!

hsgshsga

Hi all, I am new here, and i have completed my transfer applications. I have been admitted into some schools, and i am waiting for other schools. Here is my school list. Yale Stanford Upenn Duke Northwestern Johns Hopkins Cornell Georgetown USC WUSTL CMC Wesleyan Boston College Colgate(admitted) ...

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Transfer: Penn CAS vs. Columbia College vs. Duke Trinity IB

j18

Rising sophomore (got into these 3). From what I've seen on other threads: Wharton spillover > Columbia > Duke?...

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MSF Chances with 3.61 GPA

sam-contrady

Hey, I was wondering if someone would be able to tell me my actual chances of getting into a semi-target msf program. I graduated from a no-name school, called Lipscomb University out of Nashville, with a Finance major and a 3.61 GPA. I am also sitting for Level 1 of the CFA in June. I have been an ...

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Are any of the state schools in New York considered a "top tier school"?

TheBestMan

I know a lot of the Suny schools in New York are just average but they can't be all bad. Are there any schools in the SUNY system where it's considered a "top tier school" when you apply to competitive jobs?...

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Failed Study Abroad Course

Supreme Leader

So I am studying abroad this semester and I am currently studying for finals. Only class credit transfers and not my grade, so basically my grade does not affect my GPA. I know for grad school applications I will have to submit my abroad institution's transcript. My question is, how heavily do bus...

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MSc Finance and Private Equity LSE

StudentLife

Hey WSO, As an undergrad still undecided between consulting vs banking, is the LSE masters in finance and private equity a good option? I feel the MSc Management is weighted towards consulting and MSc Finance clearly for finance jobs. Would MSc Finance and Provate Equity be a good option to kee...

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MS Finance for international student interested in equity research/asset management

Black Briar

I am new on here and this is my first post. I am a senior economics undergrad student from South Asia. I am planning to do MS Finance program next year to re-brand my profile and to relocate. My career goal is to work in asset management firm mainly in equities. I am also fine with working in IB whe...

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Top Business School Changed the Offer After My Acceptance

TNU

**Update** Thanks for everyone in this thread. The school decided to waive the condition from the offer so I don't have to go down the nasty way. I also have consulted legal professionals and they believe in this situation, I will build a very strong case, because: - The offer (an unilateral contr...

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Anyone freaking out about the CFA Level 1 in June? Haven't started!

h945687

Hey! First of all, not sure which is the correct forum to post this in, so please do correct me. I just finished my internship, and now have to set my sights on the CFA level 1 in June. I have a very basic background in finance. I have access to kaplan as well as Mark's videos. What is the best st...

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Cornell Frat Scene

thetruth34

Hey everyone, I am a junior transfer who has been accepted to Cornell ILR--hoping to gain some insight on the frat scene. What are the best social frats on campus? Best business frats on campus? How does the rushing process differ between social and business frats? Is it too late to rush as a firs...

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Not coming from a business major

BuffaloCole

I'm currently about to enter my senior year as an engineering major and have decided I want to pursue a career on Wall Street, does not having a degree in finance or business in general hurt me? It's to late to change majors now but I would love some feedback on what I can do to improve my chances o...

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Fordham MSGF Program vs Brandeis MSF

SidY

Hi, I am an international student with 7 yrs of exp in mortgage underwriting in India and 3 years of experience in US in credit analysis/stress testing...

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Sciences Po Paris

Goldenfamily

Hi, I'm interested in pursuing a Master of Science at Sciences Po Paris, I've heard that they have a great brand name and on the top of that multiple prestigious partnerships with Top 30 B-school all over the US. Any recommendations ? Thanks a lot...

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MSc: Bristol vs St Andrews vs Bath vs Edinburgh

The Original Mark Hannah

Lads, Unfortunately I got rejected from few business school in London. Now have pending 2/3 apps in Europe, but my target - as you know - is London's fund industry. Now I have to decide where to apply between: - Bristol (MSc Finance) - St. Andrews (MSc Banking and Finance) - Bath (MSc Finance a...

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Fordham University vs. George Washington University

clauritzen

I'm currently a senior in high school and I have basically narrowed down my college choices to either Fordham University or George Washington University. I'm currently interested in pursuing Equity Research, and am having trouble deciding on which school would be best. I have read a lot on this fo...

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Some advice for someone in my situation?

Jason-S1112

Hi, so I didn't do as well as I would have liked in my first year of college. I didn't get into any finance clubs (I came in not knowing what I wanted to do). I'm not sure if I made many finance friends (if anything, I pissed off a bunch of powerful people). I've done some informational interviews/c...

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Selling Kaplan Series 79 Study Materials

bbigica13

Selling my series 79 online study materials from Kaplan for $100. Purchased 10 days ago and will still be active for another 4 months. Email me if you are interested. ...

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CUNYs Vs. St John's University

justasking4527

If you were a college student offered to go to SJU or Brooklyn College which one would you choose? ...Having in mind that you want to transfer to Baruch or better institution later on. Try to answer the question purely based on what each institutions offers to prospective monkey. Please try to discu...

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Cornell AEM non-finance major or Non Target School

gard3727

Hello, So I was just admitted into Cornell AEM as a rising junior. I would like to break into IB but given their policy I am not allow to have a finance concentration. I am currently at a non target school. What would your advice be? Should I go to Cornell for AEM, Applied Econ/Accounting or st...

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Help Deciding Which College To Transfer To

IBmarwan

Currently, I am a student-athlete at Florida Atlantic University. I am entering my sophomore year, and I am seeking to transfer because I have heard the horrors of attempting to enter Investment Banking from a school like FAU. I have kept my grades high throughout my educational career and will reta...

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Notre Dame Master of Science in Finance Program

g2ney

Hi All- Has anyone heard about this program? I know ND is a prestigious school as well as their business school. At my current situation their program is a best fit. It's designed for working professionals and holds Fri/Sat classes in Chicago every other week. I would like to know how competitive t...

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Sophomore LinkedIn Titles

ESPN 30 for 30 - Requiem for the BB

With sophomores receiving internship offers for over a year out, how long will it take for us to see “Incoming Incoming Investment Banking Summer Analyst” Linkedin titles?...

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Rip Me to Shreds: Is it Worth Applying to a Top-30 MBA?

JohnnyLlamma45

Hey all, Just finished reading the WSO B-school bible, which was extremely helpful. I'm 25 and wasn't able to land in IB out of school or lateral in. I've been considering applying to MBAs to matriculate in Fall 2019. My combine numbers: -3.0 GPA out of big state school; took 5 years and transferr...

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Asking for b-school recommendation 1 year into job?

DosTorosLegend

Hi All, I am currently a 2nd year Analyst at a top BB in the Treasury dept. in NY and am looking to enroll in b-school fall 2020 and thus start applying fall of next year (2019). I am currently shopping around for my next gig and hope to start by this summer. I've been asked to stay on as an Assoc...

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"Early Advantage" / Diversity Fellowships worth it?

hetty green

Attending an M7 school in the fall. Currently work in a niche area of finance, but looking to pivot into investment banking. I'm a "diversity candidate" (female) and received an email the other day about an MBA Early Advantage program at a bank. Seems like the obvious upsides are tuition money, secu...

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Columbia MSAA Vs JHU MSF Vs UCSD MSF Vs Fordham MSF Vs Tulane MSF

BDbeeps

Hi everyone, i have admitted to the 4 msf programs listed above and to one Master program. But i am a little bit struggling with them. I was wondering if anyone could provide any insight for any of these program. I really appreciate your help and time.First, I will talk about my background briefly. ...

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UT Austin vs Villanova vs UMich vs NYU vs Univ of Richmond vs UGeorgia vs Fordham

rickardk

I am a high school junior with a good GPA (4.0) and SAT (1440) right now but I look to take it again in the summer, I am captain of the football team and involved in many extracurriculars including the stocks and finance club. The above are a few schools I have been looking into. Assuming I got acce...

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Bocconi MSc Finance or Edhec MiM Financial Economics

GNYG

Hi everybody, I am an Italian student and I have to decide where to attend my postgraduate studies. Goals: IB/M&A in the city, in Paris or in the US. I have been accepted to the MiM FE at Edhec but I am still waiting Bocconi’s answer for the MSc Finance. What can you tell about how these 2 univers...

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Applying for Financial Analyst Program (Current view of the markets?)

jan2206

Hello WSO, I am applying for a Financial Analyst Program at my school which consists of equity research, etc. I am actually an Accounting undergrad and don't have much knowledge. One of the questions I am required to answer in a few sentences is "What is your view of the current stock market enviro...

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UMelb Master of Mathematics (Statistics and Stochastic Processes) or UNSW Master of Financial Mathematics

Andrew-Schirmer

Hey guys, Which of these degrees would help me the most in investment banking, hedge funds and private equity. A UMelb Master of Mathematics (Statistics and Stochastic Processes) or UNSW Master of Financial Mathematics?? Thanks for the help....

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Bocconi (Administration, Financial management and Control) or Cass (Finance)

CrazyMan

Dear colleagues! I'm an italian boy. I would like to work in M&A abroad after graduation. I do not have related work experience. I have been admitted by Bocconi (MSc in Administration, Financial Management and Control) and by Cass (MSc Finance). I'm still waiting for Warwick (MSc Finance) and Rotter...

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Chances of getting into McCombs?

sid_v9

I was wondering what my chances of getting into McCombs Business School are. I am currently a sophomore. I go to the best private school in Texas and top 15 in the nation and my school does not rank. I have 3.9 GPA. Currently, my SAT score is 1440+ and my ACT score is 32+. My ECs are Student Alumni ...

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MSFin v.s. MBA

Lwin77

Hey guys! I just had a couple of questions that I’m sure has been asked before on the forum. I’m an Asian-American senior at a non-target school with a dual major in finance and economics. My recent unofficial GMAT score is a 710 and I had two internship as an UG as a fin advisor and one for ed...

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MiF Bocconi vs MiM HEC

Giuzpe

Hi guys, I am an Italian Business Administration student and I got two offers, one from HEC's MiM and one from Bocconi's MiF, this last one including a full scholarship (around 26k). I can't decide between the two, each one has its pros and cons. I actually do not have a shot-term goal, except from ...

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HELP -- Business School Chances

Bryant24

Hey guys -- want to get people's perspectives on my chances at a top b-school. My ideal schools are H/S/W, MIT and Columbia Personal Background: - Kenyan (came to the States from a brief schooling stint in London when i was about 12 years old) - Varsity D-1 Athlete (Soccer) - Ivy Undergrad - Psych...

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What would be the best transfer option for pursuing a career in BB IB or PE firms?

SkinsFan2020

I'm currently a rising junior (just completed sophomore year) at OSU Fisher school of business. Fucked up freshman year but got a 3.67 and 4.0 in my last two semesters. My cumulative GPA is a 3.475 and my business GPA is 3.66. I'm looking to transfer because I don't feel like OSU fisher students get...

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Indiana IBW

Bopplio

I had recently committed to Indiana, as I got scholarship money from them, as well as getting into their honors college, as well as getting a Direct Admit to Kelley. I plan on majoring in finance, as well as accounting, and I have a couple questions about how I should approach my time at Kelley to m...

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Does the CFA help you get into Business School?

sadsoul90

Does having all 3 levels of the CFA exam make someone more attractive for an MBA program? I've passed the first 2 exams and thinking about applying to MBA's if I pass the 3rd next year and earn the charter. Some background on myself: - Passed Level 1 and Level 2 on first try, taking Level 3 next s...

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Harvard vs. Stanford for MM PE?

midwestbschoolmonkey

I know this question is going to make me sound like an asshole but I am having an incredibly difficult time making a decision between the two. Without going into excruciating detail, I'm a PE associate in Chicago from a Big 10 undergrad who somehow was admitted to both HBS and GSB. It's clear the HB...

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Has anyone done HBX CORe and how long does it really take?

jmcbanker123

They say it takes a long time. Has anyone completed it and know how long it takes / how difficult? Thanks!...

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I need help fixing a lot of things after freshman year.

A-Jns22

I am a freshman at Penn. I’ve been a straight-A student, but I came here from another country and scored a 2.9 as a STEM major (I’m not in Wharton, I’m in engineering). I fucked up, and while I know why I did, I also know it doesn’t matter why. I am taking 2 summer classes and doing an inter...

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Which of the top business schools is the most fun?

Henri Poincaré

I think the question describes what I'm after - curious what people's thoughts are. Obviously this is not the sole basis for picking a program, but let's imagine we had to rank the top 15 business schools (inclusion based on overall ranking) in order of their social cultures as a tie-breaking metri...

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McCombs vs Mendoza Undergrad

zwalsdorf

Hey everyone, I've waited until the last weekend before committing to an undergrad school to make this choice, but I could really use help deciding between UT Austin and Notre Dame for a possible business degree. I've seen the question before on this forum, and people seem to think the McCombs exper...

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URGENT CISI/FSA SECURITIES LEVEL 3 MOCK QUESTION BANK NEEDED ASAP

mia 101

for exam tomorrow at 8 am Can pay or swap for Financial regulation Kaplan package that I bought (latest edition) or, could you recommend a website where I can buy it for instant access? ...

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Should I must graduate Ivy Leagues to work at Wall Street?

chotude

Hello. This is se yeon who come from South Korea. I’m 17 years old. I really want to work at Wall Street. So I make some goals. My goal is like thoese things. First, I will graduate Seoul National University or Yonsei University-the department of Economics. Second, get certified which related to...

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(Australia) Should I do a master of finance?

Andrew-Schirmer

Hey guys, I'm currently doing a bachelor of commerce (majoring in finance) in the University of Queensland (6.1 GPA out of 7). I'm planning on doing a masters of commerce (majoring in finance and quantitative finance) in the University of Sydney. What other options should I consider? Thank you....

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USC vs. UNC for finance

vincent97

I'm having a real hard time deciding between the two. I prefer UNC for various reasons (cost, location and college feel), but I am not guaranteed to enter the business school. USC on the other hand would be great, because my credits would transfer easily (I am a CCC student) and I am guaranteed to a...

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IU Kelley Investment Banking Workshop admission questions

ZL67

I'm a senior in high school who is going to be attending IU this fall. I hope to join the investment banking workshop one day. I know you apply during your sophomore year, but what can I do during my freshman year to increase my chances to be admitted to the program, besides just hitting the books h...

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Amherst or Bowdoin for IB? Recruitment/Placement?

Dar277

I am a current hs senior and just received my college decision results. My top two acceptances are Amherst and Bowdoin. This is a hard choice for me. I am fairly certain that I want to go into finance, and I have heard that Amherst (along with Williams) are top tier, best-of-the-best among LACs for...

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UT Austin Business Honors+ Finance VS. Michigan Ross Direct Admit

WannabeIB28

I got into UT BHP and if I go there will do a double major in Finance. I also got Ross direct admit. Which is a better option? I am planning to go into Management consulting or IB. Cost is the same for both schools Any input will greatly help! Thank you. ...

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Ohio State University to NYC

NYCtheDream

I am very interested in pursuing a career in investment banking, and I've been doing a lot of research and have some questions. Currently I attend a smaller state school in Ohio (Kent State University), and study Business Management. I have just finished my first semester and plan on finishing my ...

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Thoughts on Northeastern?

mpy

I understand that there have been posts in the past regarding Northeastern's reputation when it comes to breaking into Investment Banking, but most of them were made years ago and so I wish to get a more recent opinion on this. From the past posts, I've read that NEU is at a disadvantage mainly bec...

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MBA Decision - Advice Requested!

DilutedEPS

Hi WSO, I would very much appreciate some advice, this community was very helpful throughout the admissions process. I was admitted to six programs and wanted your input on where to go. Admitted to: Columbia, Kellogg, Yale, NYU, Darden, and Fuqua Scholarships: Partial at Duke Career goals: Inve...

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GSB Claims Top Spot in 2018 FT MBA Ranking

Ruhm

Hello everybody, The Financial Times published their yearly ranking yesterday. Congrats to GSB for reclaiming the top spot! Here are the key links: * [Overall portal](https://www.ft.com/topics/themes/mba) * [Deep dive on #1 ranked GSB](https://www.ft.com/content/c97126be-fd26-11e7-9b32-d7d59aace1...

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IE or Bocconi MSc Finance for IBD in London?

eeeeee123

Been accepted by both IE business school's MIF and Bocconi's MSc Finance. Ultimately want to work in IBD in London (yes I've applied to schools there), so these are my choices. Both programs are very similar in terms of rankings/placements/program structure aside from Bocconi being a 2 year program ...

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Thoughts on Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme?

HairyHilary

Here is a link to the course: https://www.getsmarter.com/courses/uk/oxford-blockchain-strategy-programme?_ke=YnJpYW5wb2NvY2tAb3V0bG9vay5jb20%3D&utm_campaign=INT-ALPHA_OXF_BCH&utm_medium=automatic&utm_source=email Here is the prospectus (not sure if this link will work or if its behind a registratio...

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