I'm currently 2 and a half years out of undergrad and I'm trying to figure out if an MBA or MSF would be a better choice to transition into investment/asset management or the hedge fund industry.
A little bit about me:
I graduated in 2016 from a small unknown state school with a 2.3 GPA in Economics. Now I work at a F500 insurance company and have spent 1 year in sales (wholesaling annuities) and 1.5 years in corporate finance doing financial reporting. This past summer I passed level 3 of the CFA but it hasn't helped me move into AM/HF.
I took the GMAT and scored a 710 last week. Now I'm trying to figure out whether to pursue an MBA or MSF to help make the move.
I only want to pursue an MBA at a top 25 school but I feel like this might not be possible now with my undergrad gpa and work experience.
I had the idea to get my MSF now part time (my company will pay for it), use it to get a better job and then apply to part time/executive T25 MBAs (Since they have lower GPAs and GMAT scores on average) a few years later.