PE major help

Hello fellow monkeys,

 

I am in Community College and planning on transferring to a University.I have few questions.Please forgive my ignorance.

1.If I don't attend Ivy League, it will be hard for me to get into Private Equity?

2.What major would be beneficial for Private Equity.I'm CS right now, thinking of changing to Business but I might get offered Econ(heard it's too technical)?

  1. Does UCLA ECON, has good reputation for Private Equity industry?

 

Thanks

Comments (6)

 
Feb 24, 2021 - 6:36am
  1. Most common path to PE is via Investment Banking so you should consider how your school sets you up for a BB IB role. Management Consulting would be the next most common.

  2. Finance and possibly Legal background would be most beneficial if you can choose these.

 
Feb 24, 2021 - 6:31pm

Thank you for your reply.

How should I figure out which school is good for BB IB role? Look at the courses offered? What should I look for? I'm very interested in Law. I wasn't sure if it would be beneficial for Private Equity. Is there any particular law I should go for? I'm interested in Corporate Law.

 

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