ESSEC Vs Bocconi MSc Finance

Hi Folks!
I have recently been admitted to both ESSEC and Bocconi MSc Finance and I would love to hear your opinion about the schools and courses. More specifically, it is my aim to specialize in financial markets and find a position in a Bulge Brackets Bank no matter where in the Sales/Trading/Structuring or Asset Management division. I must admit that I have a preference over the ESSEC program, as I already did my bachelor's in Milan and I have poor working experience. At ESSEC I would have the possibility to start working starting the first year and do 1 year of work experience while studying. Which school do most fit my aims in your view?


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Jul 6, 2020 - 11:41am

Hello, thanks for your reply.
I'm Italian and I do speak French (B1). Preferred job location would be Paris, London, or Milan. I guess if you work in any of these cities for some time you will be able to move later on...

Jul 6, 2020 - 4:51pm

You cannot go wrong with both. However, I personally would pick Bocconi because of the language, the stronger brand in Europe (excl. Paris), and the better opportunity for you in Milan. This is a student's opinion though not a professional's so take it with a grain of salt.

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