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  2. Double Major--is it worth it?

    I'm currently a rising sophomore attending a bulge bracket target, UChicago. I will for sure get an economics degree. My GPA is sitting at a humble 3.1. However, I've already taken the good majority of grade-deflated classes within the econ majo ...

    175 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:23pm -

  3. Undergrad majors for Investment Banking

    Hey guys, I got accepted into NYU Stern in December and i am not sure what i should major in once i go to university. I know it might be too soon to think about majors but i like to plan ahead and work towards it. I will be majoring in Finance but i dont ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  4. Double major Math+Finance?

    Hello! Currently I'm currently a freshman at UT McCombs school of business looking to work in finance. Possibly IB or quantitative but I'm still learning about the different fields so I am trying to keep my options open. I have been heavily cons ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 6 2018 - 8:47pm -

  5. What would be a good second major to Mathematics for IB?

    Hey there, I am a math major currently considering a double major. I am considering finance and economics, but I was wondering what would be other good options? Thanks double major ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 11 2018 - 7:58pm -

  6. 3.7 GPA Double Major

    As an Econ/Math double major at a university with a target business school, what GPA do I need to get interviews at the elite bulge brackets like Goldman and boutiques like Evercore? I just finished up my freshman year with a 3.74 and I'm involved in ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 3 2019 - 8:53pm -

  7. Double major or major + minor?

    Hi everyone- ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 2 2014 - 6:41pm -

  8. Add econ major to my math degree?

    I know a lot of people post of whether to double major, but I found it usually was the other way around from my current situation. I'm a junior studying pure math and realized today that I could probably also add an econ major if I pick my electives ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2012 - 8:59pm -

  9. Current and Former recruiters, please just 1 minute of your time to read this thread..

    Hi, I am a freshmen attending NYU Stern this fall and from reading a lot of sources (including this forum), I've learned that Stern is not that spectacular and, may be even looked down upon, especially compared to other prestigious universities like ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2010 - 2:09am -

  10. Graduate Early as Accounting Major or Graduate One Semester Later with Acc/Finance Double Major?

    I am currently an honors business student at UNLV (University of Nevada-- Las Vegas), and I cannot decide between these two options: Graduate one semester early with a bachelor in accounting. Graduate one semester late, but with a double major in accounti ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 18 2012 - 6:02pm -

  11. Double major in Math & Econ, or major in Math + minor in Bus & CS?

    Hi everyone, this is my first post here. I am currently a junior student majoring in pure math and econ, but in order to finish my major and general requirements I can only take one elective course from other subjects (probably finance) since I transferre ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 24 2013 - 8:40pm -

  12. What's the Best Double Major for a Quant?

    Which of these three double majors would be the best for a career in quant finance? I'll be starting college next year and I'd really like some opinions. Also, I plan to do a masters in financial engineering if that matters. Finance and Computer ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:24pm -

  13. Double Major GPA

    22 GPA double major ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 20 2009 - 7:32pm -

  14. UChicago: Econ major or Math/Econ Double Major?

    I am interested in pursuing a career in investment banking, and am having a hard time deciding between two academic paths. I could major in Econ or I could double major and add Math to it. The latter option would look more impressive if I kept my grades u ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 29 2011 - 5:49am -

  15. double major in accounting or economics

    after having an internship, i've realized the importance of having a strong background in accounting. Modeling and the intricacies of certain companies, I think, would have gone smoother. At the same time, I have also started to think of eventual MBA ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 4:24pm -

  16. What can I do a with a Economics and Statistics degree?

    im currently junior double majoring in economics and statistics at a semi-target school. just from talking to a few people (profs, advisers, friends who have graduated from b-school) I have a few career options ahead of me: actuarial science risk analysis ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 22 2010 - 6:33pm -

  17. Finance & Political Science: Does it Look Bad?

    Hey guys, I am currently a second year student at the University of Texas at Austin and I have always been interested in Government and Politics and recently declared a second major in Government and formerly I was just a Finance major solely. I am intere ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:05pm -

  18. 4 Years for Econ/Stat Double Major Vs. 3 Year Econ Major

    Hey guys, I know that there are plenty of posts asking for advice on double majors, but hopefully my situation is unique enough to warrant a new post. I'm a junior in economics at Penn State University Park with a 3.3 GPA that I think I can reasonabl ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 31 2017 - 10:47pm -

  19. MBA with double majors in Finance and Marketing

    As I am going through my MBA experience, I am discovering that I have diverse interests. Initially I was only focused on finance careers. I think the reason was that I was never exposed to marketing before so now as I am taking courses in marketing I am f ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2010 - 11:52am -

  20. New Here Looking for Advice on Major

    Hi everybody! This is my first post here on WSO. I am currently a senior in high school and will be attending college next fall. I am interested in pursuing a career in banking and I have begun to read through WSO and other websites to learn as much as po ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2014 - 2:17pm -

  21. Richard Ivey, best dual degree combination? (Canada)

    Hi everyone, I am a high school senior who is most likely going to be attending the University of Western Ontario this fall and pursue the Honors Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business. As many of you know it is a second e ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2014 - 2:40am -

  22. Majors in Finance and Accounting or Stat?

    Hi, I'm a junior at Stern undergrad majoring in Finance. Major GPA is 4.0 and Cum. GPA is 3.7. I've finished all finance major courses. I am currently trying to figure out if I should start working towards a double major in Accounting or Stat. A ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2009 - 9:18pm -

  23. Major G.P.A.- Double major

    When writing a resume with a double major, how would you approach a major g.p.a.? Is it okay to simply list only one major gpa on the resume because one of my majors has a significantly higher gpa than the other one and it would be beneficial to have one ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 8:02pm -

  24. Communication- Econ double major

    I've been admitted to Northwestern University School of Communication, but I really want to go into the business world (without MBA). I was thinking about double majoring econ and communication studies. I've been told that double majors aren ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 30 2018 - 11:21am -

  25. Major for Non-target Interested in BB IBD- Econ Vs. Business Vs. Double Major

    double major ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2015 - 4:22pm -

  26. Choice of major and recruitment

    how would someone with a concentration in international relations with a focus in political economy look in terms of recruiting? With this, I will have taken 5-7 econ classes total and I will have pretty much mastered the Russian language. I feel that thi ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2010 - 7:04pm -