Fordham Gabelli MSGF: it worth?

In the heart of NYC, and from what I saw on LinkedIn with a decent placement.
I know, Fordham isn't an ivy league.

The question is: as international student, the master in global finance worth?

Compared to an Eu uni it cost a lot more money.
On the other hand they offer position as graduate assistantship and scholarship.

I think I'll also try to apply at UTA and Vandy. But NYC is NYC..

What's your thoughts? Advice?

Cheers

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Jul 23, 2017 - 3:09pm

I'm just planning on finishing CFA and going from there for now, Fordham does have a good network though. It seems like just one of those schools that you will have to be pretty ambitious to place well coming out though. Like I said I know some really talented people from their MBA class that had to take on recruiting with little help from the school and had trouble with IB in particular.

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Jul 26, 2017 - 11:39am

the problems they face was simply breaking in. Fordham has a good network but not so much in BB IB, OCR isn't great for IB, so it's a lot of reaching out and praying or just applying like everyone else. I had one friend who was able to get into a small boutique by cold emailing an alum and after interning there for a year during school was offered FT but was def a grind and he didn't have interview progress with any other firm. I think if you already have an analyst stint under you things would obviously be easier, but it didn't seem like many students there had IB backgrounds

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