Currently a first yr economics major at a west coast semi-target. I just got into UVA as a sophomore, so I will be applying to McIntire sophomore spring. I know McIntire without doubt is a better choice for east coast banking, but I'm really struggling to make a decision. I'm actively involved in the finance club at my school and have been developing a lot of connections with juniors, seniors and alumni. But I realize the connections will be gone if I choose to go to UVA. UVA would mean a complete new start for me. Considering how accelerated the recruiting timeline is, I simply don't know how much McIntire could benefit me. (assume I get in) I know it would also be harder to find off-cycle internship in Charlottesville than in LA. From a personal perspective, I am from the East Coast and I honestly don't like West Coast. If anyone could chime in and make a few comments, I would really really appreciate it. This is a big decision.
TLDR: dont really like current school but have developed connections. Wondering worth it transferring to UVA