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  2. Hi all, I'm currently an HS senior tryna decide on my undergrad ED. I go to a pretty selective prep school, top ranked in the nation, and we have yet to have a dartmouth or amherst ED reject in the past 10 years with probably a good 20-30 applicants, ...

    +3 40 comments21 Oct 2018 -

  3. US vs Canada Undergrad?

    Investment Banking

    Hey everyone, I'm Canadian and just graduated this past spring from a New England prep school (think Andover, Exeter, Deerfield, etc.). I applied and was accepted to a few colleges last year, but I'm currently taking a gap year for various reaso ...

    +2 50 comments4 May 2018 -

  4. The Work Always Gets Done

    Investment Banking

    This is the kind of BS that MDs absolutely LOVE to tell themselves: "I am hardworking and tough, sure, but I'm also really fair and I let people have lives when they tell me about it. This would never be my analyst." I've seen the late ...

    +32 95 comments18 May 2017 -

  5. Prestige Debate

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey buds, This post comes down to this fundamental question: can prestige of an undergrad school justify debt? I'm choosing between Claremont McKenna, and a full ride from UIC (state school in Chicago). I would have to pay for room and board at CMC, ...

    +1 85 comments24 Apr 2016 -

  6. I'm currently a high school senior graduating in June. I got accepted to both USC Marshall and Ross undergraduate business schools and am currently having a hard time choosing between them. Can anyone give their inputs on each school's weather, ...

    +1 22 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  7. So I was accepted into those 4 schools and I am leaning towards Mendoza but I am not sure since rankings are unreliable because of their inconsistency. Right now I'd like to get into IB (wherever). Thanks for giving advice! Advice undergrad ibanking ...

    +1 13 comments5 Apr 2017 -

  8. Oxford PPE for ibanking on Wall Street?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey guys.. I know the most heavily recruited American universities for Wall Street are Harvard, Penn, Princeton, etc. Would a PPE degree at Oxford give me any chance of getting a job in ibanking on Wall Street or would I be forced to start off in England? ...

    13 comments29 Mar 2017 -

  9. So it's looking like I probably won't get into an Ivy for undergrad. Between UNC Chapel Hill, Villanova and Fordham, which one would you guys go to for the most opportunities in NYC? I know Fordham isn't in the same category as them academi ...

    +1 12 comments6 Jul 2016 -

  10. Undergrad Destination

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm currently a high school senior looking to eventually go into the investment banking (not sure specifically what part) and want some advice on which colleges I applied to will give me the best shot of landing a job at a BB firm. So far I got into ...

    +2 8 comments13 Mar 2018 -

  11. Hi! I'm an international (asian) looking to find a career in IB, preferably M&A, but I'm also open to consulting. I've been offered admission into Stern (10,000 Stern Scholarship), Ross (Pre-admit), and Tepper. I also got into UNC' ...

    10 comments6 Apr 2016 -

  12. I am a junior Chemical Biology major/ CS minor with a 3.5 GPA at a target school. I've taken upper division math, data science, and CS courses but nothing econ/business related. I might take Mathematical economics next semester. My original plan was ...

    +1 9 comments13 Mar 2017 -

  13. I'm currently a rising penultimate undergrad student studying at a target school in Hong Kong (University of Hong Kong), and I'm planning to apply for MBB or BB IBs within the region. However, I have a relatively low GPA (3.4/4.3: they usually s ...

    +1 9 comments23 Feb 2017 -

  14. What to major in? (Undergrad)

    Business School and GMAT

    So, I'm going to be going to IU's Kelley School of Business next year, and right now I have my indicated major as Finance. I know a lot of people double (or even triple) major and I was wondering if you all think that would be beneficial. Would ...

    10 comments16 Oct 2015 -

  15. Not sure how many people ask for advice about undergrad programs but I'm pretty desperate for advice as the deadline to commit is approaching fairly quickly. Right now I'm into Hobart college and University of Maryland (for finance). I've b ...

    10 comments27 Apr 2015 -

  16. Looking for a career as an analyst in investment banking. I'm an 18 year old high school student in Canada and was wondering if I should attend UBC Sauder, Rotman Commerce, or Western. However, I understand the obvious answer is Western, but unfortun ...

    +1 8 comments31 Mar 2017 -

  17. Hello! Im a current high school senior with no time to decide what college to go to for my undergrad degree. Where should I go for my undergrad degree that will help me the best to break into management/strategy consulting? I'm very set on wanting to ...

    8 comments4 May 2016 -

  18. I'm in desperate need for advice on what college to attend to for my undergraduate degree! I'm currently a senior in high school and have to decide by tonight (May 1). I want to business finance and political science with the hopes of one day wo ...

    8 comments1 May 2016 -

  19. I have a question regarding UIUC. My four schools as of now are UMich, Northwestern, UIUC, and Indiana. I plan to go into investment banking in the near future. I understand UMich Ross has a great program to obtain a job after, but I would probably have t ...

    7 comments16 Jul 2015 -

  20. Looking to get into IB. Not 100% sure I'm into Investment Banking, but I'm confident I want a high paying finance job right after undergrad. I didn't get into Ross at UMich and I believe their new policy states you can't transfer once ...

    +1 6 comments25 Apr 2017 -

  21. Hey Monkeys. I have received admission into Boston University's Questrom School of Business and the University of California Santa Barbara (Financial Mathematics and Statistics Major), and have been given the option to be placed onto the priority wai ...

    +1 6 comments27 Mar 2017 -

  22. Hello! So I'm about to finish up my sophomore year in May as a dual major in Finance and Accounting. I go to a small, private university down here in the south and I'm also in the honor's program. I will have a 3.6 gpa after this semester ( ...

    6 comments8 Mar 2016 -

  23. Advice undergrad ibanking anxiety GPA bschool PE Recruiting ...

    6 comments19 Jan 2016 -

  24. ~School Choices~

    Off Topic

    I'm about to transfer schools and I'm an incoming junior. I'm really having a tough time deciding on which school I should choose, so please, any opinions are welcome, especially if your an alumni of one of the schools or know anyone who at ...

    6 comments23 Aug 2015 -

  25. I am currently studying Brokers economy as an undergrad. I do not go to a fancy school with famous alumni which means even though I might receive top grades, I will most likely be passed over for summer jobs or summer internships at banks and investment f ...

    5 comments3 Oct 2017 -

  26. I've just finished High-school in Portugal. I want to pursue a career in Finance. I have an overall equivalent to a 3.7 GPA (unweighted). 19/20 on the Math national exam, 18,5/20 on the Physics/Chemistry one and 18,8/20 on the Biology/Geology exam. W ...

    5 comments8 Jul 2016 -

  27. Undergrad. Please Rank As Targets

    Business School and GMAT

    For undergrad trying to make a decision. Please rank these institutions on Wall St credibility or best options to land on the Street after undergrad. Fordham, Seton Hall, Providence, Loyola MD, Fairfield, Hofstra, Scranton Advice undergrad ibanking ...

    5 comments23 Mar 2016 -

  28. I want to go into ibanking. I am currently applying to undergraduate schools but I need to decide on one private school to apply to early. I have a dilemma and I would like your advice on whether I should apply to Penn or Princeton. At Penn I would be in ...

    5 comments7 Oct 2015 -

  29. I'm a high school senior who's about to make a college decision. These are the three programs I am considering for next year. I basically have three priorities for my college experience. I'm looking for academic fulfillment. That's why ...

    5 comments27 Apr 2015 -

  30. Finalizing my college list for EA and ED applications towards the end of this year. Ideally, I'd like to enter an IB career after college in NYC (or Chicago) but I have looked into London opportunities also. I'm seeking input on the list I have, ...

    4 comments16 Jul 2017 -

  31. Hello! Yes, this will be another "which school will get me farther" and if you have read this far, I thank you for sticking around. Coming up on the end of the (undergrad) college admissions process, I am left stuck deciding between two quite di ...

    4 comments15 Apr 2017 -

  32. So I have steadily narrowed down my choices and I am between Brown and Northwestern. I would major in economics at both, though I was leaning toward a joint major at Brown (possibly compsci-econ or BEO). Anyway, My ultimate goal is to place into IB BB in ...

    3 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  33. Hi everyone! So I just committed to my undergrad school, Stony Brook Honors College (NY state school). I thought I wanted to be a physicist. It was already too late into the college process before I learned what a "target" was, and I'm dead ...

    +1 3 comments30 Apr 2017 -

  34. Undergrad Finance PCs 2017

    Investment Banking

    Primates, I'll be entering freshman year of college in the fall with direct admit to the business program. For the upcoming school year, the program recently announced on their website that PCs operating with Windows will be the only acceptable compu ...

    3 comments20 Apr 2017 -

  35. Hello, Many people might think I am overthinking all of this, but I simply want to get insight on what is the best route for an MBA from a M7 /T15 school. I have narrowed down my list to the following schools: UC-Berkeley Major: Industrial Engineering/Ope ...

    3 comments3 Apr 2017 -

  36. Hey everyone, I have often looked to these discussions for answers to my questions regarding Finance, and today I need a question of my own answered. I am a Senior in High School who recently got accepted to both UT Austin McCombs as well as USC's Ma ...

    2 comments7 Apr 2016 -

  37. First time poster here. Looking to beef up my resume for my next internship, someone suggested the 65 to me because you don't need a degree to take it and am considering doing that or any certification that could be of value. For background I'm ...

    +1 2 comments13 Sep 2016 -

  38. Happy Holidays everyone, the reason I am making this post is that I am desperate for the guidance that I need in order to know what to do to break into banking. I want to make the most out of my winter break. I am currently a 3rd-year student at Rutgers w ...

    +1 1 comment25 Dec 2018 -

  39. Hey guys, I've been lurking for quite a while and I'd like to ask for your advice regarding two offers I have for my internship. I am an undergrad at a European target and I finally received my two offers for off-cycle spring internships (3m). B ...

    +1 1 comment18 Jul 2018 -

  40. I'm currently going into my last year in under grad as a political science major and Econ minor and I was wondering what do I have to do RIGHT NOW and in my LAST YEAR of college to break into IB or consulting after graduating as the major/minor liste ...

    12 Aug 2017 -

  41. Hey everyone, I am currently a sophomore Finance major at a large state school in the south that is a semi-target for some investment banks. My hope is to break into investment banking, but I have some issues. First, my GPA is very low, sitting at about a ...

    1 comment14 Apr 2017 -

  42. Hello, I'm debating between these two options for a potential career in finance. I'm specifically interested in PE / VC, but not sure how to get into it (uncertain if I need a Master's, need to work in IB first, etc.). Any thoughts about th ...

    1 comment7 Apr 2017 -

  43. Hello, I am currently a first-year industrial engineering major at Ohio State University. I have recently become interested in Finance/ IB, but am unsure of my options. I really hope this is the right place to post this. I've scoured this website for ...

    1 comment3 Jan 2017 -

  44. I'm interested in entering S+T. I have a 3.0 from a non-target school. I have 1-2 years sales experience (not in I.B.), 5 mos work experience in the Financial Industry(at a bank analyzing trades). No junior year internship. Graduating with an Economi ...

    15 Jul 2015 -

  45. I'm a student pursuing B.A Economics at NYU (not stern) and I'm currently deciding between finishing up my degree requirements or transferring out to a semi-target B-School (Considering BU, Northeastern or others in top 20) I want to break into ...

    5 May 2015 -