Baylor vs. SMU vs. UTD

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I'm having trouble in which school would be best to attend for international business as well as having the best chances of getting an internship and having a high salary post-graduation. Also, considering that my parents' incomes combined are not very high, I'm really considering going to UTD. But, from what I've heard and read, Cox is a better school, has almost a guarantee of getting an internship, and a higher paying salary than UTD.

The reason why I even applied to Baylor was because my brother went there, has International Business as a major, and has a connection with Yonsei--I plan to study abroad. But it didn't appeal to me other than that.

I think I'm just looking for some reasons to convince me that SMU isn't as good as people say--although I know the real truth. Any advice or knowledge about the two that could help convince my parents that UTD would be better for me?

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Mar 19, 2016

SMU > Baylor > UTD, in my opinion.

Mar 20, 2016

I would go to SMU over both Baylor and UTD.

Apr 4, 2016

I know at least one MM IB used to recruit on campus at Baylor, not sure if that's still the case.

Nov 2, 2018

UTD is not a good school period. Went to a target and target MSF. I can tell you I would not ever hire a UTD grad SMU in MBB, IB, and PE. I've never met a UTD grad. Only UTD grads I have met are engineers and accountants.

UTD to be frank is a commuter school with piss poor faculty and facilities. I recently moved back to Dallas from NYC after 7 year. I have received a few resumes from UTD and they where piss to poor and the individuals just were flat out not impressive. They barley place in big 4 which is a huge red flag. If you want to be a software engineer go to UTD but outside of that it's not a good school.

I'm originally from Dallas and UTD but moved back after 13 years and the perception of UTD is not perceived well in Finance/PE or unheard of. Just my 2 cents.

Nov 2, 2018

This is for undergrad correct? Why international business as a major?

Also, if you can swing it financially - SMU.

TAMU/UT out of the picture?

Nov 2, 2018
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