Regarding Rutgers University – New Brunswick for IB positions on Wall Street.

Hey everyone,

I am a new user here and I'm an incoming freshman this fall at Rutgers Business School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. I'm sure this question gets asked often but I was hoping to get an outlook on the following...

From what I have been told my whole life, the school you go to does not matter, but this seems to be the complete opposite with Wall Street, correct?

Additionally, I have heard a fair share of both positive and negative things about Rutgers University in regards to breaking into the investment banking industry. My networking skills are pretty top-notch and I know I am going to have to work my ass off, but are there any other skills and things that you guys may recommend to an 18-year old high school senior who has dreams to work in this field in the future? 

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May 11, 2022 - 1:04pm
BigBallerBrand123, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Dude there are like 50,000 threads of this exact same nature for Rutgers. You will have to work harder than the average ivy student but you can definitely get into a bank and even a good one at that. Make sure you have a high GPA and show an interest in finance through clubs and organizations. Yes, school does matter but less than most think.

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