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+22 More accurate School tiers 122mo
+267 A Definitive Prestige Tier List of Everything602mo
+9 MSF program Choice and deferred MBA pre22mo
+9 Transfer Decision Help122mo
+18 Worst CV which managed to break into IB at a BB82mo
+9 I am going to Rochester's MSF program and people tell me that its job placement is terrible. Please share a bit of your insight on this.13mo
+109 Target Schools For Consulting Megathread1083mo
+764 Comprehensive Undergraduate Target Schools Tier List 20203743mo
+6 Master in Finance - ESSEC ($) vs. Finance & Accounting - Imperial13mo
+9 Stopgap masters degree before MBA13mo
0 Is there any worthwhile masters degree for someone pursuing a career in IB?13mo
+4 Is a double major worth it?84mo
+3 Cox (SMU) vs Mccombs (UT) vs Jones (Rice)84mo
+20 SMU Cox Undergrad Job Placement244mo
+1 LLB to IB14mo
+16 I need urgent help regarding university44mo
+9 LSE A&F vs ESSEC MiF54mo
+22 LSE MSc A&F vs HEC MIF - Admission Decision 114mo
+9 Need help choosing undergraduate school 15mo
+9 Should I take a MM IB or PE internship pre MSF? 15mo
+9 For non-business major, is Villanova MSF worth it?25mo
+168 Undergraduate Target Schools Tier List (2021 Updates)925mo
+6 MSc Finance RSM vs ESSEC75mo
+7 (Current student here) How difficult would it be for a foreigner (Non-Singaporean) studying at Wharton to break into Singapore PE after a stint at US IB with a BB?165mo
+14 Where should I go to college if I want to work in asia(seoul,singapore,hong kong, tokyo,shanghai,ho chi minh) for finance/consulting?76mo
+9 Fordham Gabelli Lincoln Center vs University of Florida46mo
+59 Is it worth it to take a loan to study at LSE?426mo
+9 Which MBA should I consider given my GPA?16mo
+9 US MBA For Foreigners - Chance Me Please17mo
+5 Couldn't join school clubs; how should I improve myself?47mo
+9 3.5 UG GPA -> T14 JD/MBA -> Big Law/IB17mo
+6 Hsg vs Bocconi vs NUS 37mo
+74 Are there any differences between MBA and JD-MBA business core courses content and electives?197mo
+10 ESSEC MiM vs Fuqua MMS87mo
+10 Need advice on best path to investment banking with Texas schools28mo
+6 NUS or HSG for Bachelors?18mo
+24 Profile evaluation for Master in Finance please148mo
+3 Hsg vs NUS vs UZH18mo
+2 Should I do my bachelor's in Singapore(hometown) or in germany/switzerland? Target is investment banking58mo
+10 Which university to choose if almost unlimited opportunities?49mo
+18 SMU vs. Boston College (Carroll)149mo
+62 Southern Methodist Uni (SMU)419mo
0 Best way to start a career in marketing or corporate finance in the US or UK19mo
+56 Best MSc Finance programs in UK / Europe569mo
+10 Help a monkey out of a shithole19mo
+6 Rejected from every supertarget I applied to- help810mo
+22 Transfer to either UW-Madison (Business) , SMU (Cox), Notre Dame710mo
+9 High School Student211mo
+236 Actual Global Undergrad Tier List10611mo
+22 Target School Prestige in Hong Kong2211mo
+14 IB Target Schools by Raw Numbers and Adjusted for Undergrad Enrollment1011mo
+46 MS in Accounting and Fundamental Analysis - Columbia Business School1212mo
+15 As an asian, i'm curious about how Europeans choose colleges.151y
+70 HKU vs UK Target & Semi Target631y
+10 What College should I go to? 51y
+22 How To Get Into Dream College111y
+11 Business School Applications11y
+1 US Schools for BB Singapore Offices21y
+17 Applying to Colleges for Undergraduate181y
+404 Dark side of INSEAD - how the school destroyed the life of one MBA831y
+12 Is it worth-it to take a loan to study at LSE? 61y
+9 APAC IB 11y
+8 SMU Cox MSF as a way to pivot Into corporate finance roles in the south. Is it doable? 81y
+8 Would you choose a lower ranked school (SMU Cox) over Vandy if they gave you 20 k in scholarship?111y
+9 How good is the SMU Cox MSF. What is the rep like for this school? 11y
+18 Undergraduate: Yale-NUS or LSE111y
+11 LSE BSC Finance VS UC Berkeley for IB/Fund Management41y
+6 MSc Finance: SSE, NOVA SBE, NUS21y
0 Rice MBA or SMU MBA acquisition side11y
+6 Does anyone here have any reviews of southern Methodist university MSF?41y
+6 A student transferring to SMU in junior year. Can I get into the alt asset program?91y
+11 Will an LSE Degree help me transition to Asia ?71y
+17 IU Kelley vs Emory vs Northeastern vs UIUC vs PSU vs SMU121y
0 Bocconi vs National University of Singapore?11y
+22 University of Florida vs. The Unknown171y
+120 MSF Rankings 2017951y
+10 The Rise of Asian Universities vs Europe / US31y
+6 Rutgers Is A Non Target61y
+16 Big 4 TP or Boutique IB for a job pre-LBS/LSE masters? 71y
+12 Basic Guidance/Tips For Pursuing MBA In RE Fin - 25 Y/O Analyst11y
0 MBA Profile Review (24M / 760 GMAT / FS Internal Consulting)21y
0 How is NUS for recruiting in APAC?21y
+34 Is SMU a good school to break into IB201y
0 CONTINENTAL DILEMMA11y
+18 HSG MBF + CEMS MIM vs HEC Paris MiF91y
+11 SMU's undergraduate business school good for Investment banking?331y
+7 Any William & Mary graduates here? 31y
0 Asset Management Yale MMS01y
+12 International student trying to enter IB SG from SG MSF21y
+7 What school Should I attend if I want to do finance and live in asia (seoul,tokyo,shangahi,hong kong,singapore)71y
+12 CMU MSPPM-Data Analytics (STEM) vs Johns Hopkins SAIS MA 02y
+12 NUS vs Top Tier School in Canada32y
+16 SMU Cox vs. Cornell Hotel School vs. Cornell Industrial/Labor Relations vs. CALS92y
+41 What's the best school for investment banking? 82y
+13 Profile Eval - Filipino Student trying to get into Banking in US/France + late transition to WB/IFC/ADB22y
+59 Help on my College List (Investment Banking/Finance)692y
+19 Graduated from a Chinese uni - What's next?62y
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