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Apr 28, 2014 - 11:35pm

Serious question: WHAT THE FUCK YOU THINK? This site is 90% college students with a handful of loser wannabes, why are you validating your experience with them?

You can do whatever you put your mind to, and fuck anyone who says otherwise.

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Apr 29, 2014 - 8:20am

Is it prestigious in Korea or prestigious worldwide?

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Apr 29, 2014 - 8:36am

i've never seen anyone transition from korea to america without an mba, even the ones that worked at GS/ms korea.

Apr 29, 2014 - 8:46am

Agreed. There wasn't anyone at my firm (or at least that I know of/met) that came from Korea who didn't go through the traditional MBA route. Doesn't mean it can't happen, but your best bet is network a shit ton, which is damn near impossible since your halfway across the world, or go do an MBA and then come in as an associate and skip the 3rd analyst role. If you have prior banking experience and then want to do BB banking out of an MBA, getting a job will be incredibly easy (assuming you're at a halfway decent school).

Apr 29, 2014 - 10:08am

if you seriously want to transition from Asia to US, the best bet is HK region in China (as competitive as NYC). Then comes Singapore (mostly mid and back offices tho), and then Shanghai to a lesser extent. To be honest, Korea and Japan has less derivatives and other financial products to deal with. So your experience there is pretty much different from your counterparts in the US. That being said, no US MBA means no career advancement in US. Even analysts from US need to go thru MBA most of the time, why shouldn't you?

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Apr 29, 2014 - 10:47am

You're right in the sense that korea is backwaters, but you're way off about singapore and japan. Singapore is backwaters? It's the hub of SE Asia... Korea is a shithole because all the foreign banks outsource execution of transactions to HK. Almost every bank has japan coverage separate from the rest of asia.

No US MBA means no advancement in America? I know plenty of guys with EU MBAs that are doing just fine here.

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