Non-Target MBA to IVY MFE

Some Background...

I attended a non-target MBA program after completing my undergraduate degree and quickly noticed my opportunities at large banks were slim to none. I have been accepted into Columbia Universities Quantitative Studies for Finance certificate program but am not sure if that is enough to get me a decent job in IB.

I have been considering applying to Columbia Universities MS in Financial Engineering but am worried my lack of Calc experience will deny me entry. I took a look at the prerequisite math problems and I am confident I can complete them all but my MBA and Undergrad coursework does not reflect this.

Anyone have any suggestions or insight on how heavy relevant coursework weighs on admissions?

 

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