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  • Intern in IB-M&A
May 7, 2020 - 12:55pm

If your sole goal is making the most money, go CMU, kick ass and go funds like D.E. Shaw, Two Sigma. Those pay much better than any possible job out of undergrad IMO. Only if you are smart enough to do so.

  • Prospect in Other
May 7, 2020 - 1:28pm

Would it be helpful to do a concentration in Machine Learning at CMU? Would that open up more doors for quant roles?

May 8, 2020 - 1:21am
Brahhhhhhhhhhhh, what's your opinion? Comment below:

This. People don't talk about these positions much, but if you get hired at a place like DE Shaw, you're looking at $300k-$400k first year out of undergrad. I know people who were pulling these numbers personally. It's fucking crazy.

I would go for CMU CS. Keeps more doors open than Stern. You could still do IB if you were at CMU, but you can't really land quant type roles coming from Stern.

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May 7, 2020 - 1:16pm
Andy Fastow, what's your opinion? Comment below:

No personal experience with either, but I think that CMU's CS program is one of the best. IMO, that would open infinite doors for you, whether that be banking, FAANG, or whatever else you get interested in.

May 8, 2020 - 1:45am
Zonke, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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