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  2. Investment banking after 10+ years of engineering?

    Hi folks, I just joined this forum and need some advice. I am an engineer in Silicon Valley with an MS in CS and about 12 years of total work experience. I am doing good career-wise but I am not a super achiever by any means, both in terms of rank and sal ...

    43 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 12 2015 - 8:04am -

  3. Why don't more bankers / PE guys do MBAs?

    Surprisingly few of my peers (BB IDB) seem to be considering MBA opportunities.. considering the apparent increase in salary, why is that? Not being able to afford the fees upfront? Not being able to get in? Confused.. Why WOULDN'T you do an MBA?! Ag ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2012 - 8:23am -

  4. MBA at 35- Career Options?

    Got into a top 5 MBA school recently. All my work-ex has been in the Energy sector in Houston as an engineer. Applied to b-school after realizing that even smart engineers don't make squat and can never get above maybe a 150K comp package. The proble ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2011 - 7:34pm -

  5. Why did Harvard Business School accept Maria Sharapova?

    Why did they accept her? I don't even think she took the GMAT! I think famous people have it way easy and this isn't fair to their applicants/students who go/went through very tough admission process. Someone needs to sue them. Secondly, accepti ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 2 2016 - 10:56am -

  6. Too old to start in REITs or REPE?

    Hi folks. I'm looking to break in to either REITs or REPE (as both are attractive), but I wanted to ask a few questions first:? MBA or MSRE?? Should I bother with a fallback school like U Florida since its not a top 20, assuming I don't get a to ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2016 - 4:57pm -

  7. Liberal Arts degree/Military service- MBA admissions

    Hi everyone, long time lurker here. I am currently a liberal arts major at a non target university, who would eventually like break into IB. I fully understand that graduating with a soft degree like history from a non-target is essentially useless. With ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2014 - 11:17am -

  8. Work experience amount at Big 4 for MBA

    Is 2 years working at the Big 4 with a CPA enough work experience to get into a top 10 MBA? cpa big four Age/MBA ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2010 - 3:38pm -

  9. Take Analyst job, or get MBA and go for Associate?

    I am a sophomore in Finance and was wondering is it better to try and get an Analyst position in IB right out of college or to get an MBA and go for an Associate position. Pretty much what I am asking is how far does experience get you. Age/MBA ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 2 2010 - 5:17am -

  10. MS Finance @ 31 yr old...need some advice!

    Folks, So I'm in a catch-22 situation. I'm 31 yr old with 7+ yrs finance/consulting exp in middle office at a small finance firm...preferably I would had liked to do MBA from a top tier university but due to incompletion of an undergraduate degr ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2014 - 8:16am -

  11. Rip My Resume Apart- Advice in general

    Hey, I'd like help with my resume and some advice in general. I graduated with a liberal arts degree last year and eventually plan to get an MBA. I want to work in International Trade/Sustainability something of this sort. I'm thinking of applyi ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:42am -

  12. MBA Graduate, 5 yrs. Financal Service Exp., 6 months in a large IB. Pay??

    As the topic states I am a recent MBA in Finance graduate from a known NYC school with 5 years financial service exp. I do not have the technical finance skills experience but I am considering taking the CFA exams. I recently got employed at one of the la ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2012 - 12:53pm -

  13. Can I use my MBA GPA to apply for other Masters programs?

    I'm a recent undergraduate student and I have a low GPA (2.7). I was wondering whether it would be possible to use my MBA GPA to get into other masters programs. If my MBA GPA is significantly higher than my UG GPA would my low UG GPA still negativel ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2012 - 1:13am -

  14. What decent MBA programs are in my reach?

    I understand that top 7 MBA schools are out of my reach. I'll leave those schools to those much smarter than me. Honestly, I'm fine with top 20 MBAs instead.- 26 years old- 3.5 GPA in Computer Science @ University of Michigan- GMAT: 670- 5 years ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2014 - 7:06pm -

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    delete MBA career advice buy side Exit Opps Age/MBA ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2013 - 10:42pm -

  16. career switcher would like to apply for an MBA in 2 years- have questions

    I keep seeing mba programs with an average work experience of 4-5 years and a recommended work experience of 10-15 for executive mba programs. 1. What if you did 10 years in one career and 3 years in a second career? Would that count as 13 or 3 years of w ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2014 - 9:28am -

  17. MBA Foresight

    Hey all, I'm a fresh college undergrad (BBA, with MIS) and about to start work in mgmt consulting for a Big 4 this winter, after interning for one this past summer. I don't really know if I want to get my MBA, as from what I've read an MBA ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2014 - 10:02pm -

  18. recommendation questions- answer the questions or submit a letter

    what do you guys think we make our recommenders do; often, it seems the applications have multiple questions to answer with a character limit per question, and not all schools have the same types of question. It's easier for the writer to submit one ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2015 - 2:32pm -

  19. MBA or MSF after 3 years in retail Banking?

    I'm interested in MIT MSF. Is it as good as MBA from top 15 schools? Also, should I get more experience or should I apply now? Because I've heard that MIT adcom doesn't candidates older than 25 yo. Will it be okay if I apply when I'm 2 ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2016 - 9:44am -

  20. Career Advice- Private Equity

    Hey everyone, Over the past 6 months I've went from having a great idea for a website to actually starting to implement and develop our product, which is awesome. To be completely and utterly honest, I don't see the site getting SO much traffic ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 6 2012 - 8:54am -

  21. B-Schools | Late Career Shift

    How do Top 10 global B-Schools perceive late career shifts- applicants aiming to change track after fair amount of experience in an industry? I come from Technology Sales and Business Development, Strategic Business Partnership, Leadership and Management ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2014 - 11:05pm -

  22. business school work exp

    hey guys, i wanted your thoughts on the following for business sch apps. Given that IB people make up such a large majority of the applicants (apart from MBB) and with mba selection commitees trying to have a diverse range of backgrounds on their programm ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2010 - 4:57pm -