PLEASE Help! Baruch vs Fordham vs Georgia State (atlanta)

Choosing from 3 programs:
1 MS in States at Baruch,
2 MS in Applied Statistics and Decision Making at Fordham, (a kinda new program…) and Finally
3 Mathematical risk Management at Georgia State.

The program at GSU is an Accredited University Risk Program of the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA). Students graduating with an MS-MRM will be eligible for exemption from Professional Risk Manager Certification (PRM™) Exams I and II,which form a major part of the certification program by the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA).

My background:
I am foreign, so getting a job with just a good GPA wont be easy for me (visa issue).
Seems that Baruch has good alumni base on wall st, but is it just limited among big 4?CPA CFA wise?
I have a Bsc degree in actuarial science, and I do plan to continue doing risk analysis/data analysis stuff.

I know those arent big name schools on wall st, but still hope to get some first hand and fresh advice here. Thanks guys!

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Apr 3, 2014 - 12:20pm

The ms in states is still under its college of business, would that help?
I heard a lot of people saying if your are start up majors such as acct or finance (cpa CFA) its really easy to get a job in nyc.
I dont think im gonna take cpa or CFA. And since my school isnt any of those big name MFE schools, is ny truly a gooa place for me? (Plus im foreign... have to worry about sponsorship issue.. etc)

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