Cornell University Hotel School vs. Macaulay Baruch

I am wondering what will be a better choice for investment banking/finance.

I applied for Cornell AEM, but did not get in. Although, I did get into their Hotel School. I have read that 20% of students go into banking or finance from it.

I am not sure which school I should pick. Any help will be much appreciated.

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Apr 8, 2013 - 1:01am

See if you can transfer in winter semester out of clown school

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Apr 8, 2013 - 2:17am

Cornell and it's not even close. I have friends who are in that program at Cornell and plenty of hotel kids place into IB. Many end up in real estate IB groups. But if you hate the hotel program, you can always internally transfer out to AEM or Econ given sufficient grades. Either way, you have OCR and a huge finance alumni network to tap into. If you go to Baruch, you'll have to get perfect grades and spend 24 hours a day networking and grinding to have a small chance at being one of the few that break into wall street every year.

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Apr 8, 2013 - 7:52am

argh, i only have 2 points so i can't pm.

Any more thoughts on this? Also, i don't want to go into hotel on the hopes on transferring, although i will try.

I am also worried that my major will be in hotel administration. Will this not affect me later in life when applying to grad school.

Apr 12, 2013 - 1:15pm
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