Fordham or BU? International student

I'm a last year bachelor student in Italy and I'd like to move to US for my MS studies. My dream is to get a job in a IB on Wall Street. BU doesn't offer stem programs and the costs are almost the same of Fordham. My dream is to get into Columbia but costs and gmat requisites are insane for the MSFE. What do you suggest me?

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  • Incoming Analyst in IB - Cov
Sep 28, 2021 - 5:57pm

I'm an undergrad student so don't know much about masters program. Both are considered non targets at least for undergrad. There are definitely alumni on Wall Street from both schools through. I'd say they're probably pretty equal in the opportunities for a finance career so it should come down to location. NYC is the prime location but Boston isn't too far. However in terms of recruiting, Boston College gets most of the attention there. I'd say pick the location you like more.

  • Associate 1 in VC
Sep 28, 2021 - 6:15pm

I went to Fordham. Both are about the same for what you want. It comes down to city and If you want NY go to Fordham. Both aren't crazy party schools but and I'm inclined to believe NYC is a better fit for your background and enjoyment over Boston. Can't go wrong with these 2 choices. Also please hide your username or change it I found you on LinkedIn immediately.

Sep 29, 2021 - 10:59am

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