Hey all, I have been reading though a lot of discussions on here and finally am ready to ask for my own advice. So I know that I am in a bad situation but I am willing to make the best out of it.
I have been studying a non business/finance major up until my senior year and made my wayfacility assisting some investment bankers pitch an IPO but on the production side (actual production, making a video for the pitch) and finally realized that this industry was my calling. I quickly added a finance major my senior year. I don't go to a target school but can transfer to a top 100 b - school. That all being said, with this new major it would take me 6 years total to finish both majors (I am about to finish the first plus an extra 2 years for the finance). I am in my early 20's so I am "young" but still feel like I am old / in a really bad spot to be trying to do this, especially based on what I have been reading on here from much more experienced competition. I do have a family connection at ED level in a and a family friend who is the same. One in AM and the other in S/T. I don't know if they will be any help down the line. I have also been reaching out to a few alumni to hear about the industry and something that I would want to pursue, and it is. Anyways, before I embark on this journey, if my position seems so out of line and not worth it to try it, please let me know. I would rather not spend my next 2 years in school to just get laughed at in the end.
(College Senior, adding Finance major, no experience yet, 2 more years of school) (I do have a 3.8GPA!)
I can try to get some sort of finance internship this fall and get into the game, for what it is worth. I am really interested in AM, but I see now how hard it is to get into. I see some have/66/31, the CIMA or the CFA. If I were to do this what would be the best route to take?