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  2. Please rank the 4 undergraduate programs in order of best to least with regards to IB. Stern #2 only to Wharton according to U.S News, but most on this site seem to disagree. NYU STERN Cornell dartmouth duke Salary ...

    32 comments3 Aug 2019 -

  3. Inspired by a few of the other people (@"OpsDude", @"TheGrind", etc) who have posted AMAs on their b-school experience, I'm going to write about my experience at Cornell's Johnson School. If you're only interested in M7 ...

    106 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  4. A 200k Dollar Decision

    Investment Banking

    As a rising hs senior I have two options. I ask that you evaluate both and provide me reasons to pick the one of your preference. Keep in mind that I want to become a banking analyst after graduation (hopefully in a solid M&A group) and exit to MM PE ...

    147 comments11 Aug 2016 -

  5. USC/Kelley/Cornell HELP

    Investment Banking

    So I'm currently a freshman at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business. I just applied to transfer to USC Marshall and Cornell ILR (not the business school). I did this mostly because my parents wanted me to, and I know I shouldn't c ...

    12 comments30 Jan 2020 -

  6. UChicago for ibanking

    Job Search Advice

    How does UChicago (undergrad, economics major) compare with schools such as Duke and Cornell for job placement on the Street? I'm a high school senior hoping to get into HYP, but I don't think it's likely. However, I was accepted to UChicag ...

    120 comments26 Feb 2017 -

  7. Berkeley vs Cornell for IB

    Business School and GMAT

    I am a rising sophomore at Berkeley, and I received a guaranteed transfer option to Cornell AEM. Is Cornell better than Berkeley for ibanking? If so, does anyone know how much better it is (like how many more Cornell grads place in BB than Berkeley grads) ...

    24 comments17 Mar 2018 -

  8. Cornell ILR school

    Business School and GMAT

    Fellow Monkeys, Have any of you heard of Cornell's ILR program? If so what is rep for it on the street? among consulting firms? Will I be at a disadvantage for recruiting for not being in AEM? Though I can always transfer, but I would rather study th ...

    52 comments8 Nov 2016 -

  9. Energy backgrounds going for MBA.

    Business School and GMAT

    I've been researching MBA programs on the East Coast and have noticed that professionals from Energy are barely represented at schools like Columbia and Stern. Columbia's class profile shows only 2% from energy background and 3% for Stern. I kno ...

    33 comments1 Feb 2017 -

  10. Duke vs Cornell AEM vs Stern

    Business School and GMAT

    Rising senior in HS. Considering applying Early Decision to one of the schools above. Need help deciding which is best from personal experience on WSO. They all seem to be very different. Duke- I really like Duke. It's very close to home, and they wi ...

    29 comments25 Oct 2017 -

  11. I realize that the hatred for Goldman and Wall Street is still seething but this is getting absurd. Tony Manfred, a senior at Cornell and Associate Editor of The Cornell Daily Sun, threw a 784 word hissy fit bashing the bank and added: "The bank, alo ...

    38 comments17 Nov 2010 -

  12. MBA- Kellogg vs Yale vs Cornell Go!

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey guys, I have the fortune to be accepted to these programs and would appreciate some honest feedback on which school to spend my next two years Background: late 20s upon matriculation, 4 years in 2nd/3rd tier consulting (big 4), public university engin ...

    53 comments5 Feb 2014 -

  13. So during my SB a few weeks back I went out to Cornell for a weekend to visit a good friend. I know, why the hell would anyone go to Cornell during Spring Break? Unfortunately, the money I had been saving to go to Mexico decided that it would rather stay ...

    33 comments9 Feb 2017 -

  14. Like many in the City, I was raised around the game of lacrosse, playing from Kindergarten through college, and Memorial Day weekend has always meant two things to me, the beach and the NCAA lacrosse championships. (Needless to say my view on lacrosse is ...

    48 comments29 May 2013 -

  15. I am a high school senior interested in Investment Banking, Consulting, Private Equity, Venture Capital, Finance, etc. I've been accepted into Dartmouth, Brown, Cornell, and Notre Dame. I was wondering if I could get some advice from people in the bu ...

    41 comments27 Mar 2014 -

  16. Hey guys, I'm just wondering how they differ in terms of recruiting opps for ib / MBB. Especially internationally hence I'm an international student. my target schools: northwestern georgetown stern (I heard that there is a lack of social life) ...

    27 comments21 Dec 2015 -

  17. At least based on the forums here, a school's name even on the undergrad level seems to matter a lot... more than it should. Like on the thread discussing Berkeley vs Cornell, or AKA Haas vs Cornell, many people were saying Cornell simply due to its ...

    25 comments10 Apr 2017 -

  18. Cornell or Northwestern?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi! I was accepted undergrad to Northwestern and Cornell (CAS but transferring to Dyson AEM hopefully) and I'm not sure which one I should go to. I guess my question is which one would more likely land me on the street? Also is AEM difficult to trans ...

    25 comments29 Mar 2017 -

  19. Hello, I'm a rising senior in HS, and this fall I will be applying to one of the schools above Early Decision. I'm trying to decide which would be the best option for me. In regards to an admissions viewpoint, I have an incredibly high chance at ...

    26 comments23 Jul 2015 -

  20. MBA: Stern vs. Johnson (w/ $$$$)

    Business School and GMAT

    Guys, I am looking for some feedback related to a choice between a Johnson MBA (with close to a full ride or a full ride...still TBD) and a Stern MBA. My career goals are to break into private equity (middle market), and ideally, end up in NYC. I have an ...

    25 comments2 Mar 2014 -

  21. MFE: Cornell ORIE:FE vs Baruch MFE

    Business School and GMAT

    Hello guys, I hope there are people here who are familiar with the different financial engineering schools. I'm actually an active member on Quantnet.com but I would like to hear a few more opinions from other forums. All right, Baruch MFE Pros:- All ...

    31 comments5 Apr 2011 -

  22. Fortunate enough to be admitted to both schools with full scholarships. Admitted to Ross and Darden as well but missed on the very top schools, and have decided that the difference between my admits is not big enough to justify paying $120k more. Have 4 y ...

    18 comments5 Mar 2016 -

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  24. Cornell Hotel vs Cornell Econ

    Job Search Advice

    I just externally transferred into the Cornell Hotel School this year. I'm currently a first-semester sophomore, and I want to break into investment banking. I was wondering if I should transfer into econ in CAS (perhaps that might be better). I am a ...

    14 comments11 Sep 2016 -

  25. H.S. Senior here!! I wanted to hear opinions on Dartmouth v. Cornell v. Stern in terms of OCR and presence on the Street. I have also heard a lot about the 'Ivy' brand. Do you think that the brand of Dartmouth and Cornell would be more advantage ...

    13 comments31 Jan 2017 -

  26. Hi, I am a senior in high school and have recently been accepted to Columbia, Cornell, and Dartmouth. I am interested in investment banking/ trading /other wall street careers (early, I know) and was wondering which of the 3 schools would be best for my g ...

    20 comments4 Apr 2011 -

  27. For a long time, I was planning on doing Early Decision to Wharton. Mostly, I was under the impression that it would be extremely financially difficult for my family to pay $320k for a college education (we aren't getting aid unless we can re-apply w ...

    7 comments6 Oct 2019 -

  28. 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 -

  29. Hi guys, I'm currently a freshman at the University of Michigan- Ann Arbor. I'm really interested in investment banking, and know how much politics goes into where you go to school (target vs. semi-target, etc.) when it comes to getting intervie ...

    15 comments30 Oct 2014 -

  30. I am RE professional, I currently manage self owned portfolio of residential and commercial real estate. I am looking into full time programs in Real Estate focussed on investing/ Asset Management to help me attain my goal to have my own REIT in future. A ...

    14 comments22 Jun 2015 -

  31. Hi All, I'm currently a junior attending a target (ivy league) for I-banking. I was offered an unpaid/college credit internship with Merrill Lynch in Private Wealth Management; although it is in a regional office, it will be in a big city. Most stude ...

    17 comments10 May 2010 -

  32. I recently got into CALS with a Transfer Option, so I will be entering Cornell during my sophomore year. Because of this, I will not be able to major in AEM.. What major should I do in CALS considering I want to break into IB. Also, how hard is it to swit ...

    9 comments1 Apr 2018 -

  33. cornell ilr vs cornell hotel

    Investment Banking

    Anyone here with experience at cornell that can comment on both of these schools? Which schools would be better for landing a job in IB /consulting? I like the courses for cornell hotel, but i'm not sure i feel to comfortable telling people my major ...

    13 comments31 Jul 2014 -

  34. Cornell AEM vs Vanderbilt

    Investment Banking

    I am a Vanderbilt freshman but have been accepted to Cornell AEM as a transfer. Is this worth the moe for the boost in BB recruiting? Cornell ...

    12 comments5 May 2015 -

  35. Extremely grateful for WSO

    WSO Success Stories

    The past several years (2008-2011) have been rough. (http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/looking-to-m...) The recession hit, OCR dried up for SA & then for FT. It didn't help that I sucked at interviews. Graduated May 2010 without a job, pissed ...

    12 comments22 Feb 2017 -

  36. Are the statutory colleges of Cornell legit or are they "special" programs like harvard extension, Columbia general studies, etc where the regular alums don't consider them as alums? Out of the 5 business type majors in cornell, econ counts ...

    13 comments19 Oct 2012 -

  37. I am a rising junior at a ~60th ranked non-target university studying Industrial Engineering. I applied for transfer to two schools for next year. I was accepted at both Columbia and Cornell for Operations Research. I was originally pretty excited at bein ...

    13 comments16 May 2011 -

  38. Hi, I'm a freshman in Cornell CAS, currently double majoring in Government and Economics, with minors in Philosophy, Business, and Social Inequality. I'm hoping to work in investment banking M&A, preferably at J.P. Morgan or Goldman Sachs. I ...

    12 comments28 Dec 2012 -

  39. Dear WallStreetOasis, I'm a Chinese student who will be graduating with a finance degree this semester. I've applied to several MFE and MSF programs in the US. So far, I've been accepted into: Boston University for MSF WUSTL for MSF on the ...

    12 comments11 Apr 2011 -

  40. Cornell vs top LAC?

    Investment Banking

    Hey all. I am a current senior who will be going to college in the fall at a top liberal arts school. Back when I was receiving notifications from colleges, I received a guaranteed transfer offer from Cornell which basically states that if I maintain abov ...

    11 comments31 May 2012 -

  41. Hey guys, How would you rank these 4 schools based on the amount of analysts sent into front office roles (primarily IB) at the top banks? Also, if any of you have evidence (SA lists at banks, access to resume books, etc.) to back up your statements, then ...

    11 comments25 Jul 2011 -

  42. Hi, I am a student at Cornell University. I study in the College of Human Ecology and my major is Policy Analysis and Management. I love the Human Ecology college, the university in general and my major but is it going to be as easy for me to get a job in ...

    11 comments13 Apr 2011 -

  43. Hello, I am wondering what will be a better choice for investment banking/finance. I applied for Cornell AEM, but did not get in. Although, I did get into their Hotel School. I have read that 20% of students go into banking or finance from it. I am not su ...

    9 comments8 Apr 2013 -

  44. I'm a rising sophomore in Cornell in AEM. I'm contemplating a change to Cornell's Biometry and Stats major with a minor in AEM (Cornell won't let me change in A&S to study in their statistics major). From what I can tell, Cornell&# ...

    9 comments4 Jul 2011 -

  45. Johnson MBA vs. Ross MBA... for PE??

    Business School and GMAT

    Guys, I am looking for some feedback related to a choice between a Johnson MBA and a Ross MBA. My career goals are to break into private equity, and ideally, end up in NYC. I have an investment banking background with a Big 10 UG (plays key part of my bra ...

    8 comments9 Feb 2014 -

  46. hows cornell doing these days

    Investment Banking

    how is cornell recruiting these days? specifically for s&t? also, how is AEM viewed? thanks Recruiting Cornell ...

    9 comments23 Apr 2009 -

  47. Looking at this forum here: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/duke-v-north... The last two posters as I'm typing this ("particlesandmodels" & "Dictator2013") were accounts created in the past hour and both advocate Duke as ...

    8 comments1 Apr 2013 -

  48. Northwestern--> Cornell?

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm a current freshman at Northwestern and am contemplating transferring to Cornell CAS. I know that Cornell places much better on Wall Street but I'm a dual HK-UK citizen (and knowing that OPT/H1B is much harder than before along with the mainl ...

    7 comments16 May 2015 -

  49. Accounting at Cornell

    Investment Banking

    Hi, really sorry but I am a novice in finance so please excuse my ignorance. I am looking for some help to land interviews in ibanking/consulting.I would like to know which accounting courses I should take at Cornell in order to land interviews in IB /con ...

    8 comments6 May 2011 -

  50. Anyone here did the undergraduate minor in real estate at Cornell? How competitive is it to get into the program, and how is it compared to one of the concentrations at the Hotel School? Cornell Real Estate RE minor Baker ...

    6 comments22 Jul 2016 -

  51. For careers in investment banking, management consulting, or financial analyst jobs, how is Dyson AEM in terms of recruitment and placement on wall street or other business firms? Investment banker consultant Cornell Job Placement banking recruitment ...

    6 comments31 Jul 2017 -

  52. Cornell (AEM) vs. BC (A&S)

    Business School and GMAT

    As a transfer student, I have acceptances to both of these schools. At Cornell, I'd be majoring in AEM, and at Boston College, I'd be majoring in Economics in Arts and Sciences, NOT CSOM! I definitely love Boston more than Ithaca, and I have a l ...

    7 comments8 Dec 2011 -

  53. What schools are targets in IB? Mod Edit: Spam. locked. Search. duke Yale MIT Cornell princeton brown Troll ...

    7 comments27 Sep 2010 -

  54. Hi all, I was recently accepted to the full time MBA programs at Johnson (Cornell) and McDonough (Georgetown). I was also waitlisted at NYU Stern. I'm currently working in consulting in the greater New York City area and am seeking a career change in ...

    6 comments25 Mar 2015 -

  55. Hi all, I might be transferring to Cornell next year, however I would be going in majoring in Development Sociology. I wanted to do AEM but it's super competitive and now I realized that Cornell doesn't allow external transfers to do an internal ...

    6 comments2 May 2014 -

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    5 comments21 Sep 2017 -

  57. 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 -

  58. Cornell- Reputation

    Business School and GMAT

    . transfer I-banking Cornell Ivy ...

    5 comments19 Apr 2016 -

  59. Northwestern vs Cornell

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm a freshman at UCLA majoring in Econ with a 4.0 GPA. I applied to transfer to a few schools and was accepted to Northwestern and Cornell (CAS). After undergrad I want to work in investment banking, preferably HK, NYC or London (I'm English an ...

    4 comments17 May 2018 -

  60. From past responses on this forum, I'm going to assume the response to the below question is to network and land a job in the chosen field then get the MBA at Cornell few years later.....but had to ask the question anyways. Graduated in 2015 from Cor ...

    4 comments26 Dec 2017 -

  61. Hey guys this is my first post on WSO. It's been awesome to read the site and forums to learn more about IB and banking in general. I strongly feel that this is what I want to pursue in life and want to set myself up best to succeed. I am a senior in ...

    4 comments15 Oct 2014 -

  62. I'm a junior ILR major at Cornell. I started here as a sophomore with a guaranteed transfer (AKA I made the decision to do ILR when I was still in high school). I originally chose ILR because it is flexible and interdisciplinary, and I figured that t ...

    4 comments9 Sep 2014 -

  63. Johnson vs. Anderson vs. Tepper+$

    Business School and GMAT

    I was just accepted at Johnson, Anderson, and Tepper. Tepper offered me a partial scholarship. What is everyone's opinion on these school's for management consulting? I would really like to eventually make my way back/ work on the west coast. My ...

    4 comments17 Mar 2012 -

  64. I am currently a freshman at the Carrol School of Manageement at BC and I currently have a guarenteed transfer option to go to Cornell school of Arts and Sciences as an Econ major. Is graduating out of Cornell as an Econ major better than CSOM even though ...

    3 comments23 Sep 2017 -

  65. Is Cornell CAS good for IB recruiting?

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm off to Cornell CAS this fall. I applied ED last fall to CAS rather than AEM (I've always wanted to do finance, just CAS was easier to get into, and I like learning a variety of subjects rather than just Finance/Business courses). I plan to m ...

    3 comments12 Jul 2015 -

  66. Hey Monkeys, Anyone have Cornell Hotel School materials they are willing to share? Was looking at the e-courses but they are pretty expensive so my broke ass doesn't want to pay up. Looking to increase my knowledge in the hotel industry and would lov ...

    2 comments6 Mar 2020 -

  67. Hi WSO, I am going to be a freshmen at Cornell and I am planning on studying operations research and information engineering with a minor in CS. My goal is to break into IB but I have not seen much of Cornell ORIE or Cornell engineering on this forum or i ...

    2 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  68. Hey guys I am a sophomore at UNC Chapel Hill and I am in the business school here. I applied as a spring transfer to Cornell CAS and was wondering what I should do in terms of school. I have a few days to decide if I want to go to Cornell and was wonderin ...

    2 comments16 Dec 2016 -

  69. Hello all. So rising senior at Cornell Uni here. Short version of story: Transferred in as junior, no prior finance experience (different major and career interests before I transferred). Got four BB interviews, no offers. One MD was kind enough to even t ...

    2 comments27 Mar 2013 -

  70. They only started in 2019 I think and there are no statistics on employment. How do you think the programs rank compared to Duke Fuqua MQM, Duke Fuqua MMS, UMich Ross MiM, Northwestern Kellogg MSMS, UVA McIntire MS Commerce, Notre Dame Mendoza MSM? MIM ma ...

    1 comment25 Mar 2020 -

  71. Currently based in New York City, though most of my relevant work experience was in the midwest. I'd like to stay in NYC int he long run but definitely open to other cities as long as they are vibrant, fun places to live. I've worked in a few ni ...

    1 comment12 Apr 2019 -

  72. Currently based in New York City, though most of my relevant work experience was in the midwest. I'd like to stay in NYC int he long run but definitely open to other cities as long as they are vibrant, fun places to live. I've worked in a few ni ...

    1 comment2 Apr 2019 -

  73. Cornell Johnson MBA Interview Questions

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi everyone, We have compiled 30+ interview questions asked in the Cornell MBA interview. The questions are sourced from interview experiences shared by applicants all over the web. We've compiled and categorized these questions into different types. ...

    1 comment25 Nov 2018 -

  74. Blazer for year round wear

    Fashion for Business

    So, I am about to start college in the Northeast and wanted to know how do I go about selecting a quality navy blazer to wear year around. I would mostly be wearing the typical button-up shirts and polos maybe twice a week. I was thinking about doing MTM, ...

    1 comment26 May 2018 -

  75. Bespoke Suits in 2018

    Fashion for Business

    Hello Monkeys, I am currently separating from the military to finish up my undergraduate degree. I could buy suits from Brooks Brothers (I'm a corporate member), but I was thinking about buying one bespoke suit for special events or internships. Do y ...

    1 comment26 May 2018 -

  76. If I major in Information Science (CALS) with a minor in either AEM/Econ/Math/Stats/Psych, how hard would it be to break into IB? Also, which of the minors I listed would be preferred by Investment Banks? Cornell ...

    1 comment8 Apr 2018 -

  77. Cornell engineering

    Investment Banking

    I have been admitted to Cornell ED as an intended mathematics major from the Silicon Valley. However, I have thought about this for a while and have decided that a computer science major would allow me to work in the silicon valley in case I don't br ...

    1 comment23 Dec 2017 -

  78. Hi Everyone, I came across an online Certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investments and Asset Management offered by Cornell's hotel school. The cost right now is about $3000 for 6 two week courses. The courses are...-Financial Analysis of Hotel Investm ...

    1 comment1 Feb 2017 -

  79. UT BHP vs. Cornell Dyson

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey everyone! I'm a high school senior who is deciding between Cornell Dyson and UT BHP. I live in Austin, so I have in-state tuition for UT. If Cornell is worth it, my family and I are willing to work out the extra costs (roughly $200k with general ...

    28 Apr 2016 -

  80. MSRE/MSRED 2016 Applicants

    Business School and GMAT

    Are there any 2016 MSRE or MSRED applicants out there who've heard back regarding admission decisions? georgetown johns hopkins Columbia American Harvard USC Cornell NYU Texas A&M ...

    1 comment2 Dec 2015 -

  81. am i on a right track: Please suggest.

    Business School and GMAT

    Hello All, I can see there are several threads similar to this, I am looking for some advice and suggestion to make important step in my life. Here is my background: I have a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering, been working from last 7 years in a te ...

    1 comment28 May 2015 -

  82. This has been asked a billion times so I'll be quick, but I'm looking at full price at transferring to Cornell AEM (about 180k in debt) vs. free undergrad at FSU engineering and trying to work into a top MBA program. I'm doing good at FSU r ...

    10 May 2014 -

  83. New switch engineer

    New User Introductions

    Well, here's my story so far. ...

    1 comment9 May 2014 -

  84. Hi All, I'm applying for admission to Cornell's MS in Real Estate and Columbia's MS in RE Development programs and was wondering if there were any grads from those programs on this forum. Just curious to find out what they thought of the pr ...

    1 comment2 Jun 2010 -

  85. For peeps at Cornell

    Investment Banking

    Have all the IB OCR interviews been filled already? Because most interview dates are like Dec 1, and I still haven't heard from anyone yet... does this just mean i didn't get any interviews? Cornell OCR ...

    22 Sep 2009 -