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Complete European master guide for S&T/Quant position

BrianHunter

Given the post about best master in EU to land a job in <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, I thought could be interesting to share which master I think could help you get a job in <abbr title="Sales and Trading">S&T</abbr>/Quant, based...

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AMA: I'm a current MBA student in the NYU Stern part-time program

NYUSternAMA

Hi everyone, Hope this finds you well. I created this account for anonymity purposes, but wanted to do an AMA on NYU Stern's Part-Time <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> program. I've seen quite a few questions asked about it, but no...

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UK target Schools

Cloud-Burst

Hi, so I will be applying to undergrad uni this year and I will be applying to some of the unis listed below. What would you rank them for getting into investment banking. How does Nottingham and Edinburgh place as I really like their campus. Warwick (I know this one is the...

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Taking the GMAT more than once...

fibows

So I was talking with some Kaplan folks and they told me it's not recommended to take the GMAT multiple times like the SAT's. Has this been true from your experiences and what you've heard?...

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Undergraduate University Choices

Nihil

First off, I'd like to say that I'm currently a high school student, with little to no experience with university. I know you guys are probably like "Pssh..." but it's OK, I just want advice. I currently live in Vancouver, BC, Canada. I plan to study mathematics or engineering in university. I l...

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distinguishing yourself among analysts for B-school

ragnathor

Hey everyone, I know there's not right or wrong answer here, but I had a question regarding MBA admissions. When MBA programs look at IB analyst applicants, how do they decide who is more competitive? I know the interview and GMAT are important, but as far as what analysts have accomplished the las...

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What's up with stern?

tylderdurden

I've talked to a couple of the student ambassadors and it seems like their answers to questions are straight from the brochure. What do you like about Stern? The community. It's such an amazing community. What don't you like about Stern? Oh, there are just so many opportunities out there that it's...

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How Low Can I Go?

randomwalk0909

So I got an offer to summer in investment banking this year. I am really excited. I know that it is premature to be asking this, as I don't know whether I will like banking let alone whether I will get a FT offer, but I am thinking about business school after doing 2 years. My question is conce...

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MS Finance - Derivatives trader

access_nash

hi, guys I'm a derivatives trader in crude oil futures. i've 2 yrs of exp in trading. I've got an offer from UIUC MS in Finance. can anyone really suggest if its a good school or should i look for a better school like LBS, HAAS,etc given that i've a good relevant work ex. I'd like to continue in tr...

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MBA chances for Math Teacher?

quantjock

Hi there, Want to see what you thought about my chances for Columbia MBA. 3.4 GPA, math major, Cornell 740 GMAT (50Q, 41V) 97th percentile 6.0 AWA 2 years experience as an actuarial analyst at Big 4 accounting firm Winner of NYC Teaching Fellowship 4 years experience as a math teacher in NYC Maste...

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Top 10/5 B-School chances w/ DC WE?

LABruin09

3.6 from a top state university, 700+ GMAT, and 2 to 3 years of work experience as a staffer for a senator/congressman. Would this put me in pretty good shape for a top 10 program? How about top 5? I have many connections in the area so it's very easy for me to snag one of these jobs as opposed to w...

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intern/work after undergrad

Nicholas.VB

I was wondering, how hard it would be to break in to a BB firm, if I work for a middle market firm say like Paulson before I went to B-school. Would I still be able to break into a BB firm as an associate in like SF or NY or even Boston after B-school, If I never worked at a BB as an analyst before ...

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What kind of extracurricular activities

Nicholas.VB

should a undergrad be looking for? I would assume, they would be something in student leadership, but does anything work? I am currently only a freshman so I have the time to get involved, but I would like to know what exactly I should be keeping my eyes open for. For example I have recently notic...

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GMAT Score Questions

Socali

I took the GMAT about 3.5 years ago and scored a 710 (95th percentile at the time). However, I'm planning on applying in Round 1 to some of the top 15 schools this year and was wondering if it would be in my best interests to take the test one more time to improve on my score. Would busting my butt ...

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Undergrad --> B-School? How possible and useful?

WxOnWallStreet

I'm sure this has been answered before, but... I am a non-business major currently at Penn State, graduating this coming fall (08). I would like to get into investment banking or trading and had several first round, on campus interviews with BB's the past few weeks for internships, but no offers r...

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Strategy Analysis

rightkickhospital

I've had great experiences with all of the members of this website, so I would be very interested in hearing what you guys have to say about strategic analyst positions within large, well-known entities. I have a buddy that is going in for an interview with a billion dollar company and he's conce...

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B-School - Fordham University

lotus6

What do you guys think of Fordham University for b-school? I know that in the city NYU and Columbia get more attention and are better but Fordham was ranked by the Wall Street Journal as a top 30 b-school. I'm looking to get into investment/portfolio management, not i-banking and figured not a lot o...

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Community Service Ideas

steamed buns

Hey guys. I'm looking for ideas to beef up the community service portion of my resume. Keep in mind that I'm based in Los Angeles. Key criteria are: 1. Not a clearly bullsh*t volunteer activity designed to check off the community service aspect of B-school application 2. Demonstrates leadership a...

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MBA Programs

Nicholas.VB

I’ve heard mixed opinions on this but, is it necessary to go to get my MBA from a top program like Harvard or Kellogg? I know it would be ideal, but I've heard some people say that you’re never going to move up with an MBA from say U of O. ...

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Chances of a top 5 MBA?

e36M3

what do you think my chances are for a top 5 MBA? I have a 4.0 from Harvard, I also published a paper which discredits modern economic theories. My father is the dean at Wharton, my uncle the dean at Stanford, and my other uncle was Dr. Black from the black-scholes model. I created the cure for canc...

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Will a CFA help me get in?

steamed buns

I'm currently a first year analyst at a boutique investment bank. I scored 730 on the GMAT (97th percentile), and will have 3 or 4 years of investment banking experience when I apply to business school. However, the "hole" in my resume is that my college GPA is rather weak (3.31 from USC). How val...

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Bschool from UG

oblackst

I am currently a junior at stony brook, certainly a non target. I am very curious as to if any of you actually know anyone who got into a top 10 directly out of undergrad? I operate a decently successful operation that gathers information on 18-24 year old consumers through focus groups and campus e...

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Schools to consider?

tylderdurden

Profile: Asian, 24, working in VC, 700 GMAT, 3.6 UG GPA from Canadian School. Decent EC, WE and leadership. End goal is to continue to work in finance whether it be in NY, London or Tokyo (but leaning towards NY). The schools I'm considering applying to are (along with my reasons): Definite Ha...

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Questions about Harvard/Stanford/Wharton

yung_gekko

What's up, I'm interesting in applying to these b-schools. Does anyone here have a good resource for information on the application process and strategies for getting accepted? Also, from a personal experience, can anyone here comment on the workload / lifestyle and time commitment of these top M...

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Rejected at Columbia Business.

Brady4MVP

I just got rejected at columbia business and am pretty devastated. I thought I had a good shot and really wanted to be in NYC. All the students I know there are having a blast. I still haven't heard back from harvard, wharton, and chicago, but it looks like I'm not gonna get in since it's so close t...

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Need MBA in Europe???

lifeofpurpose

I've been checking profiles of bankers as well as of senior associates and directors of major PEs in London, and I have noticed that just a few have MBAs. Most have Master degrees done directly after undergrad. (Brits usually have just an undergrad degree). I was wondering, is it enought to have a s...

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GS Middle Office to Top B-School?

MSG1226

Hey everyone, I'm currently finishing up my senior year in undergrad and will be starting a middle-office job at GS in July. I'll be graduating with a 3.9 overall and 4.0 major gpa w/ a double major with honors in finance and economics. I was thinking of taking the GMAT now because it'll be harde...

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back office -> MBA

notthetypicalmonkey

How much harder is it to get into a top 15 or so MBA program, if someone (ie me?) has a risk management/accounting/IT etc BB experience? Would that be considered "good" work experience? Is it better to go the Big 4 Audit route instead? ...

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Any round 2 applicants to HBS, wharton, columbia, or uchicago?

Brady4MVP

I applied for round 2 to those 4 schools and am wondering if any of you guys also applied and gotten interview invitations yet. I know HBS started giving out invitations this past Friday, but it seems like only a small number of applicants have received them. I have no idea what's going on with the ...

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Effect of Economy on Fall '08 Application?

Socali

How much do you guys think the recent downturn of the economy will have on my chances of getting into a top 15 B-School, given that I plan to apply in the fall of 2008? My stats are top 10 undergrad business school, Accounting major, 710 GMAT, 3.6 GPA, CPA with Big-4 and currently working in Corp Fi...

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Would going to any of these schools be a bad idea?

HelloSunshine

I'm an analyst with emerging markets experience planning to do an MBA, but I'm not a huge fan of big cities. I know there's places in smaller towns with great schools, like Cambridge and Hanover. I get the impression that getting a BB offer right out of these schools isn't that difficult (even for a...

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MA before MBA?

pooface

Hey I would really like some opinion on this: I am going to soon graduate from one of the top schools in Canada. But because I wasn't very happy there and I was involved with a lot of charities and student groups I didn't do so well academically. I would say that with my current GPA I stand no chan...

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Econ recruiting...

sobepehopeful

Does anyone know if students majoring in Econ have access to the same recruiting as business students? The reason I ask this is because as you may or may not know, a lot of schools do not include the econ major into their b-school. However econ students are recruited by the Big 4 and BB's. For exa...

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Getting MBA to avoid current IB job market

LondonE11

I have spoken with countless people, including the advice of some on this forum that say go get your MBA; current job mkt for banking is glim. Factors to consider: #1, I only want to go to Harvard or Wharton. #2, I come from a non-target school. Graduated with honors(because of an honors thesis, n...

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Campus Recruiting

GameTheory

For those wishing to return to private equity post B-school, do most people reach out through their own contacts or is there a formal recruiting process? Which firms generally visit campuses and participate in on-campus recruiting through the career services department? What has placement been like...

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Any reasonable chance at getting into the top 25?

real_Skankhunt42

I know people say this a lot, but I'm not asking this question for my own benefit--I'm not even 23 yet and have no intention of getting my MBA in the near future. However, my co-worker is 27-years-old (maybe 28?)and he has had a fairly successful career in commercial real estate (he's a manager at ...

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Jobless HBS grads

Brady4MVP

I talked to a good friend of mine who's in NYC. He told me how he ran into an old high school friend in the city, who graduated from Harvard Business in 2007. She told my friend that she was still looking for a job. Apparently, she received offers from bunch of financial firms, but they were all in ...

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Is a Master in Professional Accouting Useful or Useless?

squirtle

I am currently pursuing a BBA in Accounting and a Masters in Professional Accounting concurrently (it's a five-year program at my university). My plan was to come out of college with a Bachelors and Masters and be CPA-certified. Then, I planned on working for about 3 years and getting my MBA. Howev...

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Contemplating ona transfer, which business school?

Tim A.

Hi all, I am a second year undergrad studying Finance in an Australian university with the status of an international student. Recently I've been thinking about moving to United States because it offers more opportunity IMO. So, I've decided to arrange a transfer, but given my limited financial r...

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GMAT Question - Any advice is appreciated

mlamb93

Hey all, Quick question about the GMAT. I recently graduated from undergrad (May 07) and have been thinking about taking the GMAT in a few months. I've scored well on practice exams and want to get it out of the way. I know scores are good for 5 years, but is there a disadvantage to doing this f...

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Quant Question

VolocityBoy

Anyone have any idea what type of statistical relationship that may exist between the standard deviation of return and the standard deviation of market capitalisation...

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M&A Websites

VolocityBoy

ayone know of any good websites for general M&A activity/data...

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how hard is the GMAT? what is the typical amount of time one needs to put in to studying?

wannabe IB

How hard is the GMAT on average? or for the "average" person? (I understand this may be a vague/tough to answer question) To give color on a more specific situation: -3.8 undergrad student (Finance & Acct major) @ top 40 undergrad school(non-target) -1350 SATs (was much less motivated for SAT in HS...

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Quick GMAT Question- What Should I Do?

MSG1226

Hey all, I'm in my senior yr at college and have an analyst position locked up to begin in July so I am thinking now of taking the GMAT before I start work (based on the recommendations of those here). I decided to take a course but my parents think before spending a lot of money on a course I sho...

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Could use some quick help (college related)

Collegeguy

I know I'm young to be posting on this website but I'm in need of some valid opinions. I'm deciding between University of Chicago (Economics) and WashU St.Louis (Olin) for an undergraduate degree. I know that both schools are great but which one would give me an easier time in breaking into the fi...

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Cegep to Business School

ericspano

I'm currently studying in my first semester of Cegep, and I have my sights set on Investment Banking. I'm currently studying in Commerce, that is Business and Economics courses, as well as Calculus and Linear Algebra. I'm still quite far away from applying for an undergrad at any business school, b...

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LBS, Chicago and Tuck

CheapSeatsFan

How do LBS, Chicago and Tuck compare for IB in NYC? Chicago has the finance advantage, but LBS has an international focus, and Tuck is a stronger management program....

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Best schools for non b-school students?

sobepehopeful

Ok here's my deal, I've met with some admission advisors at a few target schools I'm thinking of attending and due to my non-traditional background, I won't be able to get into the actual undergrad b-school of these top schools, but I will be able to enroll in a different program. With that said, I...

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Central Europe PE-->Top US MBA???

IBWannaB

What are the chances of getting into a top MBA (M7) -with PE experince from a mid-sized PE shop like Advent International or Riverside after 3-4 years -with decent extracurrics -BUT no signifficant international (Western-World) experience? Thx....

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macs

i love bananas

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St. Mary's University San Antonio

pulary

I am looking into going back to school to get my MBA. I am looking at St. Mary's University in San Antonio. Can anyone tell me where this school ranks into number of offers for full time finance related jobs. I would really like to get into IB at a boutique bank, in either Ausin, Dallas, or Houston....

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Tell the truth or not?

lightwing

Many bschools ask you where else are you applying for. Do you guys tell them the truth? For example, when I am applying for Stern, should I tell them I will also apply for Harvard & Wharton? (Keypoint: Harvard & Wharton are better than Stern both....)...

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Please tell me if I'm being naive?

sobepehopeful

I've read many archived post on this site about the best schools to attend to have the best opportunities at internships, job offers, etc. It seems at least 4 out of 5 people on this site claim to have come from an Ivy or a target school and they make it seem damn near impossible to get in IB or S&T...

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Asia Pacific - Why exclude Japan

missy-j

I notice that a lot of banks / financial institutions exclude Japan from their Asia Pacific region. Why is this so? And also is fluency in Japanese a must for working in an multinational bank/financial institution there?...

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best person to get a reco from

useruser2

Hi all, Former or current managers? Also, how important are the recos relative to essays and your GMAT score? useruser2...

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European MBA to land a job in T&S with I-bank?

[email protected]

Hello everyone, First-time poster here, and I really like these forums a lot. Great information, some funny people, and seems like everyone wants to help. I am trying to switch careers (prior military officer looking to work for an I-bank) by getting an MBA in Europe. Specifically, I want to wor...

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To get an MBA or not?

Wendel

I've been thinking about getting an MBA and was wondering a few things. I'm hoping some of you here can help me gather some of my decision-making data. 1. As someone with an Engineering degree already, what avenues do you think I can take after having acquired an MBA? My degree was a balance of El...

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rankings for supply/logistics from US News, anyone have them?

Greed2317

I would appreciate it more than anything if someone that has paid for the 2007 or 2008 US News Supply/Logistics rankings would copy and past the list for me. I just need to find the right college for me, and I am too broke to buy a little ranking. http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/...

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Undergraduate Major?

Myrmidon73

Hi everyone, I'm new to the site, and I am looking for some opinions of people who have gone through this process before. I'm at the point in my freshman year where I should be choosing a definitive college major (and building a schedule around it). Currently, I'm a biomedical engineering major at...

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Repairing an average college GPA in NYC for business school application

UpperEastSide82

Hello, Over the next year, I am looking to take 2-3 basic business classes (accounting/finance probably) here at a college/school in NYC where I can earn a grade. I want to be able to point to these grades - which will be A's! - when applying to business school in a couple years as a way of shoring...

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Setting up a PO Box to get around out of state fees?

mack387

I'm currently a Junior at baruch college and i want to transfer to UNC really badly. But the problem is it's like 17k+ for out of state fees and only 4k for people who live in North Carolina. Couldn't I just take the train out to North Carolina, rent out an apartment for dirt cheap, and then use tha...

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Applying to HBS out of undergrad

envelope12345

Does it matter which round you are going to apply in if you plan on deferring anyway?...

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schools where BB recruit that I can transfer to with the following stats for undergrad:

Amp

I realize that I probably won't get into a target school. The best I can do will probably be UVa at the College of Arts and Sciences (economics degree) or if I'm very lucky, UVa @ McIntire School of Commerce. Right now, I'm majoring in quantitative finance at James Madison University. If I only g...

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Two Essay Questions of CBS

lightwing

1. What are your short-term and long-term post-MBA goals? How will Columbia Business School help you achieve these goals (Recommended 750 word limit)? 2. In a recent speech delivered to the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, Dean Glenn Hubbard discussed the new, essential eleme...

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Seton Hall University

cunhama

How does this school rank on the street? undergraduate? Target? Nontarget?...

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Big 4 to B School

ChukNoris

I've heard it said that out of the students in the Top 5 Bschools, 1/3 are from consulting, 1/3 from bankng, and 1/3 from "other." That said, I'm an upcoming senior, and I'm hoping to land a job in a top consulting firm...(the field really interests me and it is a great springboard to Bschool, PE, ...

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MBA candidate seeking jobs - would undergrad GPA matter?

aceman

Hi, I am going for my MBA next year. I was hoping to use it to launch a career in M/B/B management consulting or maybe even PE. My undergrad GPA was real shitty, but i have extensive work experience (not related to consulting or PE) so i'm hoping to get into a top 10-15 MBA. I thought that should be...

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GMAT - erasable notecards

OnTheBeach

Anyone recently take the GMAT and have any experience using the erasable notecards they give you for scratch paper? I looked over mba.com, and I couldn't find any details. Any info as to how large they are/did they affect your test-taking at all. I'm assuming it will be a non-issue, but just wa...

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Hofstra

alltheflavors

I'm currently looking at possible MBA schools (w/o any work experience). Can anyone give me any info on Hofstra? I wonder if it is possible to get into IB (even at the analyst level) from Hofstra since it's so close to NYC. I've talked to their career center and they've told me that a good amoun...

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Straight Out of College to HBS?

WhatBonus

I am a Wharton Undergraduate Senior with a 3.7 and a 770 GMAT. I've got good leadership experience in college, and have had i banking and law firm summer internships before. What's it gonna take to get me into HBS this year? I've heard that they get 9000 apps, for about 1000 admit spots. I have al...

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Where does Stern undergrad belong?

radix0187

While NYU as a whole doesn't belong in T-20, where does NYU Stern belong? Top 20? Top 15? I'm not talking about college experience, school spirit, etc, but in terms of street cred, prestige, and career prospective. Also, what are some of Stern's peer schools (doesn't have to be business programs)? ...

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GMAT scaled scoring?

helpmegmat

So, I took my first computerized practice GMAT from the free software package I downloaded from mba.com. I got a 50 on Quant and a 41 on Verbal; these appear to be out of 60. At first I thought I had a lot of work to do, but then I saw the total score: 750, which hovers around the 99th percentile....

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Does a masters in finance help you get into a top MBA program?

mack387

If you already have a masters in finance at a reputable school, would that help you get into a top MBA program later on? thanks...

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Audit?

eyedea

I have an offer to work in internal audit for a fortune 3 company. If I can break a 700 on the gmat and have between a 3.6-3.7 gpa will I have a shot at a top b-school? Or is audit a joke to wharton, harvard, etc?...

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U of T? Chinese University HK?

memory9988

This is a wierd comparison, but I'd like to know if you had to choose, would you choose Commerce at University of Toronto or Global Business Studies at Chinese University of Hong Kong? I think U of T degree would be recognized by more places but the program at CUHK is not bad either. It's a 3 year p...

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An accountancy major for consulting or trading?

Lukelky

Hi guys. I have just embarked on my journey towards attaining a degree in college. There are a couple of questions in my mind that need your help! 1. What are the chances of an accountancy major landing a job in consultancy or trading? Are they as preferred as other grads, like the econs and financ...

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letters of rec

redhead349

when is the right time to ask for a rec? end of first year? from who?...

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Right now im entering my Junior year at a non target

mack387

At Baruch College, a non target in NYC with a relatively good rep on the street....I will hopefully start an internship at Merrill Lynch PWM, I started my own online career resource organization, I ran the NYC marathon in 2006, and competed in a nationwide trading competition....I will have a 3.6/3....

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Top B Schools

klik50

Which schools have the best reputation for corproate management/ CEO track positions?...

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GMAT - 760 score compared to a 720

admo415

How good is a 760 compared to a 720? Is it that much better or is it a more check the box type of thing when the score is post 700. ...

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Work Experience Ideas?

akka225

22yrs old, BA from a liberal arts college interested in doing MBA -> Finance. Problem: No work experience and no connections. I majored in German. Any ideas for work experience to get into a top-10 MBA program? Thanks....

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Resume Books - Top 10 B schools

EBITDAMargin

Are there any members here that are aware of or can provide any good resume book examples for BB IB firms, known PE firms and top 10 B schools?...

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Harvard 4th Year Master's Program?

dongminate

Harvard offers it's students an option to graduate in four years with both a bachelor's and a Master's degree in specific fields such as: Applied Mathematics Mathematics Statistics I will be concentrating in Economics, possibly with some type of math minor. What would you suggest as the best o...

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Essay "Coaches" -- MBA Applications

smuguy97

I've been getting some mixed signals and wanted to see if any one on here might have some clarifying feedback for me. I currently work at a PE fund, and plan to apply for b-school this fall for the '08 semester. I've heard from a number of associates that I should hire an essay coach to help out w...

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GMAT - What score is good?

jeg

What score in the GMAT could be considered as a starting point to apply for the top B-schools?...

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GS placement to BSchool

seiye

Does anyone have approximate statistics to GS BSchool placements?...

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swiss schools?

skynyrd4212

Are there any decent swiss undergrad schools that have investment banking prestige in Europe that anyone knows about. ...

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3.5 GPA, middle office BB W/E, 770 GMAT. what schools?

sleepyguyb

Say 3.5 GPA from a non-target, worked a couple years at a BB in a middle-office (not terrible but not great either), and has a 770 GMAT. Top 10 b school or no?...

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Kelley School of Business (Indiana University)

kelley1234

Hello, I know people here have talked about Kelley before, but I just wanted a post about Kelley only. Would you guys here consider Kelley, a target... semi-target? I was looking at their Invesment banking workshop ( http://www.kelley.iu.edu/ibw/ ) and almost everyone there has an IB job lined up ...

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MBA Question - Recommendation?

pulary

Alright, I am looking at b-schools and was wondering, since the University of Texas has several schools in its system, how these schools are viewed. I understand it is not the same as UT, but it is part of the University system. Would anyone recommend going to this school or another school, in the D...

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First or second round?

noequity

When is it best to apply to b-school? I know the third round should be avoided since there are typically very few spots left, but what about first round vs. second round? Advice appreciated....

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MBA strategy

sternfox

For those seeking top five MBA, what have you been doing to reach this goal outside of your work and GMATs? I'm currently fighting through certifications....

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Mediocre til now, how do I get to Top 10 MBA?

irrationalexuberance

I went to the flagship campus of a mediocre state school in the Northeast and did well, rather average graduating with regular honors. My ECs were not that great, not many significant leadership roles. I never built great relationships with my professors. I was not a varsity athlete or anything. I d...

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To get into...

slams

To get into a school like HBS, Wharton, Stanford, Chicago, STERN, etc. from an non-target undergrad with at least 2 years as an analyst at a BB with a 3.5 gpa - what type of GMAT score are we talking? 700+ for sure? or is it up in the air depending on other things like letters of recommendation and ...

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Help! Michigan vs. MSU FMI

NY state of mind

Hi everyone, long time viewer, first time poster I'm currently in the summer after my freshmen year at the University of Michigan interning at a mortgage bank.. hey, its a job! anyway, im looking for some advice on a major decision i have to make by the end of this month. I applied to Ross this pa...

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Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA)

monkeybizness07

How important is the Analytical Writing Assessment (AWA) section of the GMAT when it comes to MBA admissions assesing your "academics"? Thanks in advance...

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Most "academic" or "intellectual" b-school?

rosrefi

Any thoughts on which business schools have are the most "academic", in that what they are doing is less vocational and more conceptual? I.e., which MBA programs are most similar to Ph.D. programs? If someone was less worried about learning how to be a mover and shaker and more worried about gaining...

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CFA - usefull for structuring?

AniraX

Hello together, how much does a CFA exam helps you if you (want to) work in structuring derivatives? Have a nice day, AniraX...

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Anyone have experience @ Stern or AEM (cornell)? (undergrad

Banking on Investments

I'm looking at transferring to these, and others, but these seem to be the most reasonable with my stats, and was wondering if anyone had attended/attends either and the cons/pluses of each. ie. itnernship/job placement, faculty, social life, etc... If this is in the wrong section please move. ...

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Disadvantages of submatriculation

stetsc

I have the option of submatriculating into my university's business school after three years in the undergraduate program, thereby enabling my to receive my undergraduate degree and my MBA in five years. What are the disadvantages to pursuing this option, and do they outweigh the disadvantages?...

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Athletics

cherubchap

As a student at an Ivy with a 3.5 GPA, but also a varsity starting athlete on the football team, is this athletic commitment deemed as a positive or negative when applying to top MBA programs? Football has not allowed me to join as many clubs or gain as many leadership positions as I would have ot...

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About Leadership Potential

lightwing

Some B Schools emphasize leadership potential, as you can see the top admission creteria of HBS: http://www.hbs.edu/mba/admissions/admissioncriteria.html My question is, if we want to go back to B Schools after working for 2 years, we need to submit our applications 1 year after starting working a...

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