Learning the ropes, Part 1 - Target Schools

Greetings fellow monkeys and other primates,

I'm new to much of this and still learning the ways of the Street. I keep hearing the term target schools and since I am considering going back soon for further studies (economics, MBA, not necessarily MFin), I would like to know if there is an index or list of these so-called targets so I'll know better what to orient myself toward. Yes, I know that the Ivies and equivalents are definitely there, but I'd like something more comprehensive that also includes the public schools like UMich. I am interested in what's a target in the States (NYC, Cali, Chicago, Atlanta, Florida, Charlotte, maybe Texas), Europe (UK, Germany, Italy, France, Eastern Europe), and Mexico.

All info is welcome! Thank you for helping a newcomer. 

Comments (7)

Mar 10, 2022 - 6:58am
anothergodammasian, what's your opinion? Comment below:

hey, theres thousands of threas about these just search, pro tip: whatever question you have type it in the google search bar and after that write "site:www.wallstreetoasis.com"

theres 1000s of threads about target schools. good luck

Mar 10, 2022 - 12:49pm
wentintofinanceforpolitics, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Thanks! I've done some research, but there's a lot of small scale threads and I was looking for a more structured compilation. I got a link in one of the comments below which goes above and beyond what I needed, so that's pretty nice! 

  • Intern in S&T - Comm
Mar 10, 2022 - 10:40am

>wants to work in finance

>can't use search function

yeah alright

  • Intern in S&T - Comm
Mar 10, 2022 - 10:43am

https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/20-most-frequently-asked-questions-london-edition ---> europe

https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/undergraduate-target-schools-tier-list-2021-updates --> USA

Note: second one has some virgin energy tier list vibe but is a general guide. In reality, if you go to whatever the fuck a target is compared to a supertarget, its not rly gonna change anything as long as you're talented and not autistic. There is literally 0 excuse to not be either so don't read too much into the tiering. Just be great.

Mar 10, 2022 - 12:47pm
wentintofinanceforpolitics, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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