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  1. Career Help- MBA? Etc.

    Hello everyone, I have been doing some research on this site and just joined because I was wondering if I could ask for some help with my career goals. I went to college and my original plan was to do Army ROTC and just have a career in the military. Due ...

    20 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 13 2017 - 9:34pm -

  2. MAC or PC Laptop?

    Real estate peeps, I heading to grad school in a few months and can't decide between a PC or a Mac. What do you guys think? I had a Macbook Air since after undergrad until now (been 4 years) but it was damaged so I need a new machine. Functionality w ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2016 - 5:30pm -

  3. At Business School, Networking Can Cost $18,000 a Year

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-02-12/... B-schoolers, what do you think of this article? bschool ...

    57 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2015 - 4:00am -

  4. B-School Q&A w/ Betsy Massar of Master Admissions

    I'm Betsy Massar, founder of Master Admissions. I'm glad to be here on Wall Street Oasis back with kindred spirits. Right out of Harvard Business School I worked for Goldman Sachs and have spent most of my professional career in and around the f ...

    620 comments - 9 silver bananas - May 28 2015 - 7:37pm -

  5. Is This True: PE/IB Firms Ask Your for Your SAT Scores?

    I've read this I think once or twice on WSO and many other times on random places on the internet. Clarifications from anyone who is actually in PE would be much appreciated. If they do ask, could one just lie, or do they go through the trouble of re ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2016 - 12:57am -

  6. Where would I be competitive?

    I'll keep this simple and short, just curious on where folks think I would be competitive. Everyone on my current team has an MBA and they are supportive of it but don't require it. From what I read I have slightly too much work experience by th ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 25 2017 - 2:37am -

  7. B School is a means to an end not a goal in and of itself

          Has anyone else noticed how many people have b school as an explicit goal? It's kind of odd to see people asking things like "Which job will best position me for b school?". Perhaps I'm just cynical, but the value ...

    15 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 28 2016 - 1:32am -

  8. Six things I have learned after joining a top business school- Part One

          A few months ago I arrived in London to pursue a Masters in Finance at London Business School; though my journey started a few months ahead of this when I did my research into business schools in Europe. London Business School was alw ...

    16 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 9:16am -

  9. Best HFs to get into H/S/W?

    Common knowledge that a handful of MFs and Upper MMs send a lot of kids to H/S/W MBA programs in the PE world. Was wondering if there was a similar comparison for HFs? Are there HFs that will take pre-MBA associates and send them off consistently to top M ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2014 - 11:51pm -

  10. Where's Columbia?

          So... Where's Columbia in this ranking? Hard to believe that Booth, Sloan, Yale, Duke and Tuck all have better PE placement than Columbia. http://poetsandquants.com/2015/02/25/pe-the-most-s... bschool ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2015 - 9:33pm -

  11. Will I be expelled from Bschool

    I am making this post to clear some of my concerns regarding reneging an offer and hope that you all can provide me some of your thoughts. I am currently pursuing a one year Masters from a target B-school, think UVA/Duke/UNC, and accepted a job offer last ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 4 2017 - 3:20pm -

  12. Strategy for Dividing MBA Schools by Round

          Hello hello. My plan is to apply to: Wharton, MIT Sloan, Columbia, Booth, Kellogg, and Yale (as of now, in that order). Wharton- Stretch Columbia (ED?), Kellogg, MIT, and Booth- I'm competitive Yale- Strong I'm looking for s ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2014 - 5:22am -

  13. Three things I’ve learned from three months in business school

          1. What "smart" looks like Once you get accepted into business school, it soon dawns on you that for the first time in a while, you'll be sitting in class with some incredibly smart people. Of the thousands of people th ...

    13 comments - 10 silver bananas - Oct 24 2015 - 2:00pm -

  14. High GRE, worth taking the GMAT?

          I just took the GRE. I got a 169Q 165V. ETS's concordance table places this as equivalent to a 770 GMAT (52Q, 41V)- https://www.ets.org/s/gre/flash/bschool/comparison... Is it worth taking the GMAT in 1-3 years for an MBA in the ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2015 - 10:48pm -

  15. Should I stay or leave?

    Currently a junior in a research team (equities side) of a large AM (Fidelity, BlackRock, PIMCO), contemplating a move to a HF or business school. The place has good placement at top b-schools so I'm wondering if I should stay for a few more years, b ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2015 - 1:00am -

  16. Help decide between MBA offers

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    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2015 - 9:24pm -

  17. JD/MBA needed to apply to post-MBA PE jobs?

          Is a JD/MBA from a top school going to give that necessary edge in applying to post-MBA large cap PE shops? Is a JD/MBA even worth doing? Thanks MBA bschool JD law degree ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2015 - 2:05pm -

  18. Berkeley vs UMich vs UCLA

    I know you guys probably dislike seeing these types of posts, but I'm pretty confused about which route to take. I've been admitted to Michigan, UCLA, and UC Berkeley (also IU Kelley, but I've basically ruled that out) and would like some i ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 7 2017 - 9:43pm -

  19. Is your major meaningless at a M7 MBA program?

    I have been wondering for a while if it matters much at all if your MBA is in finance when you're at a M7 program. I would think it would probably only matter for the more finance intensive industries like AM, HF, etc. I know some people with entrepr ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 22 2016 - 4:37pm -

  20. BB Finance to Top Bschool

    Read some articles about how M7 and the like prefer candidates with top jobs in finance or either people in other professions (engineering,tech). Does the finance division at MS / GS qualify you in terms of work experience for Booth/Columiba/Kellogg? Or a ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2015 - 3:00pm -

  21. What is the value of getting an MBA outside the U.S./Europe?

          From an American perspective, is there any value in getting an MBA outside prestigious programs in the States/Europe? Let's say for example at a program along the lines of University of Cape Town, University of Sao Paulo, or IPAD ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2015 - 8:41am -

  22. Are there any chances of getting into business school?

    Hi WSO, I tried to write in a different firm which evaluates profiles, but they didn't answer. So I want to ask you guys to help me if you can. I would really appreciate that. So let's start. I want to apply to top 20 BS and want to know if I ev ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2014 - 1:34am -

  23. Help: Drop Concentration UG BSchool Senior

    Advice undergrad ibanking anxiety GPA bschool PE Recruiting ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2016 - 2:18pm -

  24. Goals Statements in Applying for Top B-Schools

          Was wondering about stating goals on b-school applications. Are there goals more favorably looked upon by adcoms? Do the people going from PE--> Top MBA--> HF actually put HFs as their goal or do they put something else because ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2015 - 4:00am -

  25. The Best GMAT and MBA Business School Content on WSO

    Mod Note (Andy): My mighty content intern compiled a list of the top 20 GMAT /B-School posts on WSO. Some of these discussions are no longer active but still are filled with GREAT info. If there are any ones we missed please link to in the comments. Enjoy ...

    5 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 26 2015 - 11:43pm -

  26. Freemasons- Good resume booster?

          We've all heard about them, so what do they really do? Is it worth it to become one? Is the networking good? Good resume booster? Trolled around the forums and didn't really see much constructive talk about if its worth it t ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 2:59pm -

  27. Matriculating to Business School 2 years after Undergrad

          Does anyone have experience applying (or advising applicants) who are trying to start business school 2 years after graduating from college? A little bit of background, I graduated from a lower ivy, at a top BB (non-IB front office an ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2015 - 12:43pm -

  28. Will a CFA Level 2 pass help in an MSF admission? Is my general strategy right?

    Will it make up for my 3.0 GPA (in finance and economics dual major) from kelley, IU? What schools should I be looking at? The reason I want to do an Msf is because I can't find a job where I currently live (middle east-weird market, no opportunities ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 22 2014 - 9:58am -

  29. Advice Please- Senior at an ivy HYP and received an offer

    Hey everyone- I'm a senior at an ivy (HYP) and have received an offer from a small economic/ litigation consulting firm (think a tiny version of LECG) where I did a summer internship. The downside is that I didn't particularly like the work ther ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 8:24pm -

  30. Negotiations classes in B-schools

    Hey everyone, I'm currently on exchange at a good B-school in the US (McCombs) from a target uni in the UK. The negotiations class we have here is really non-technical; there is no analysis of specific phrasing, and the line between a good and great ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2016 - 3:18pm -

  31. Marshall vs Olin(MSF)?

          I have no location preference. And I want IB/AM but I'm flexible. I think USC's location is slightly better and they have the trojan network, but they didn't have very good placements last year. bschool ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2016 - 8:08am -

  32. Focus on the GMAT vs Focus on the Application

          I am applying on Round 2 to HBS, GSB, MIT and Wharton. I'm not going to business school if I don't get into those schools. SHOULD I FOCUS MY ATTENTION ON MY GMAT AT THIS POINT? OR MY APPLICATIONS? Here's my profile:- GP ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2015 - 5:46pm -

  33. 2.8 undergrad and 3.8 masters... any chance?

          I'm currently looking to get into a top 10 MBA program. I had a 2.8 GPA in my undergrad and a 3.8 gpa in my masters program. The main reasoning for the 2.8 GPA was an undiagnosed medical issue, which has been treated after gradua ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2015 - 6:07pm -

  34. Best publishing houses/authors for finance and economics books/manuals?

          I was wondering that maybe it would be great to have a list of authors or publishing houses that release great reading and learning material related to economics or finance. education economic book for learning bschool ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2014 - 2:58pm -

  35. UK vs Australia

    Hello fellow monkeys. So ive taken a big step in my life. I left the comforts of modest paying job with Cerner in healthcare consulting, and have recently started a new internship with a small midmarket boutique that specializes in the technology sector. ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2014 - 4:39pm -

  36. Undergraduate major at non target

         . bschool ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2014 - 3:41pm -

  37. Is Grad school worth while?

    I have accepted an internship with one of the Big 4 accounting firms for after I graduate in the next few weeks. I am hoping that this internship leads to full time employment, however I am applying to Grad school in NYC in form of a MS in Finance. My und ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2017 - 4:04pm -

  38. Graduating next year,what do?

    Hello fellow primates,need some advice on what I should do. I'll be graduating next year with a degree in finance from a university in an eastern European country.There are no opportunities here and don't want to live in this country anymore eve ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 24 2014 - 3:45pm -

  39. If the "end goal" is corp dev, is it worth doing banking first?

    Hi all, As the topic states: if I want to do corp dev, is it worth doing a stint (e.g., 2 years) in investment banking first? I'm a management consultant / corp strategy guy thinking about pursuing an MBA in the near future and pivoting to more of an ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2014 - 3:34pm -