I was wondering how important the school you went to for undergrad is in PE recruiting, especially now since first year analysts have very little deal experience prior to interviews.
Personally, I am not 100% sold on PE but am interested so was just curious. I have seen briefly mentioned that it is relevant, but if someone went to a state-school vs an ivy or target school, are they automatically a huge underdog for MF?
I guess all else being equal, how much worse off is someone from a state-school vs a target-school at a top group at a GS / MS / JP for MF recruiting?
Thank you for your perspectives!
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