LSE A&F vs ESSEC MiF

Hi there, I am currently in a dilemma. Would really appreciate if anyone could give me some advice.

Originally, I planned to go for the ESSEC (Singapore) Msc Finance, I thought it would be a reasonable choice given its decent reputation and close proximity to Hong Kong (I am from Hong Kong and planned to go back to work in the future also). However, I have just got an offer from the LSE A&F also, which puts me in tough decision, as LSE has a very strong name in Hong Kong. (I know its a no brainer if its LSE MSc Finance, but the accounting part seems to drag it down a bit)

My career plan is to look for equity research/Asset management/IBD openings in Hong Kong (would consider London also). Which program do you guys think suits my goal more?

Comments (5)

May 14, 2022 - 6:00am
boib_1, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Essec because we are talking about the Msc A&F if it was the Msc in Finance then directly LSE.

  • Intern in IB - Gen
May 14, 2022 - 6:15am

Jesus dude, I literally don't care about how people perceive my programme because I got everything that I wanted, but you're literally hating on it randomly. Who tf knows ESSEC in Hong Kong lmao, and do you really believe he has a better shot in London with ESSEC than LSE? Wtf are you drunk? I know a guy from my undergrad that did ESSEC Mfin and holy shit he had a terrible GPA and a shit tier GMAT 

May 14, 2022 - 7:14am
boib_1, what's your opinion? Comment below:

True ESSEC is not the best option out there. I am not an advocate of ESSEC as it is far from Paris and the only real school that is worth it in France is HEC (the rest for me is not worth it as the other schools are less international and if you don't speak French you are f****).

Only thing I am saying is that LSE is a great university but the LSE Msc in A&F is second tier compared to the Msc in Finance but still can be a great option if you don't make it into the first one.

  • Analyst 1 in IB-M&A
May 14, 2022 - 9:39am

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