What Would You Do ?

IveyKid's picture
Rank: Senior Chimp | banana points 26

I will be graduating in December 2018 and will be starting FT IB at a US BB in summer 2019. I have a few thousand $ saved up from my SA gig and for the first time in my undergrad career, I am faced with the problem of having too much free time as opposed to not enough.

Part of me wants to do something productive during those 6 months off like find an internship or perhaps study for the GMAT, but everyone's been recommending I take some time off and enjoy my last few months as a free man. That idea also interests me.

What would you guys do?

Comments (4)

Sep 11, 2018

Spend 1 month on the GMAT, which is 200 hours. Should be easy to nail a great score. Spend the rest traveling, would be a giant miss if you didn't do that

Sep 11, 2018

I would travel. I graduated early and started working early as well. While the pro-rated bonus I got in July was nice (no doubt), I kinda wish I visited South America instead.

Sep 11, 2018

I agree with the above knock out GMAT then travel. Traveling is more than just fun (although it can be tons of fun), but it gives you a bigger picture view of the world and helps you gain an understanding of life outside of our normal environments. Also, I would personally make sure to get in good shape and build really good habits there, in hopes that you'll be able to maintain decent health once you start working crazy hours.

Sep 11, 2018