Hi all,
I'm a high school senior moderately interested in the option of working in finance eventually, and I'm looking at a few different schools on a large range of "prestige". My parents have saved 100k for me over the years and can contribute more if needed, but i will take on some debt if i go over, if under i get to keep the rest. I will 100% be majoring in computer science with a specialization in Artificial intelligence.

  1. Ohio State, basically fully ride + honors college.
  2. University of Toronto 50K total.
  3. McGill 50k ish
  4. University of British Columbia
  5. Rice University 60K per year...
  6. Northwestern 60K per year...

Looking for some input on the cost and benefit of each school.

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Just go to OSU and then grad school wherever you want after that. Save the money.

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+1, if you're 100% doing computer science but also are considering finance Northwestern meets your criteria in being the best for Banking OR CS in the US (of that list). I know for banking you wouldn't have any issues doing finance/commerce at McGill or UofT, don't know about if you major in CS-AI

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Thanks for the advice. I haven't received my offer yet but lafayette college seems like a good option two. It would also be fairly cheap as well. Does that school have okay placement?


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