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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. Duke MMS

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey guys, Just had a quick question or two about Duke's MMS program. As someone who is looking into different MSF /MMS programs, I was wondering how Duke's MMS program would "rank" if it were to be compared to a current MSF program? I ...

    89 comments26 Nov 2017 -

  4. Duke MMS Thread

    Business School and GMAT

    So I am eagerly waiting to hear back if I got into the program or not (Decision release date is May 14th for my application round) I just wanted to hear back from those who got in to the program for this coming year. What was your background/gpa/work expe ...

    106 comments29 Jan 2018 -

  5. 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 -

  6. A question we often hear posed on Wall Street Oasis is what should I major in? Or some derivation, thereof. People will tell you anything and everything from straight finance, accounting and business to seemingly irrelevant topics such as theater, music a ...

    43 comments27 Mar 2011 -

  7. Tonight the #5 Blue Devils take on #21 Tar-heels. For the past few years this has been the ultimate series in college sports. The winner of the series has gone on to win the national championship for the past 2 seasons (sorry big east). This has me wonder ...

    66 comments9 Feb 2011 -

  8. 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 -

  9. Duke vs. UC Berkeley Regents

    Investment Banking

    Hey Guys, ...

    32 comments13 Dec 2016 -

  10. 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 -

  11. Is Fuqua a Target for BBs?

    Business School and GMAT

    Is Duke's Fuqua MBA considered to be a target for BBs? Particularly asking this for IB and IM roles. Who really hires on campus? And how well it is represented on the Street? Appreciate any thought/insight... MBA duke fuqua GS/MS/JPM ...

    35 comments11 Apr 2017 -

  12. Duke madam/student completes an extracurricular assignment, or, "fuck list" thesis. The materials were leaked, of course, given the way society runs now. Enjoy it in all of its' magnificence. Somewhere, a daughter's father sheds a tear ...

    49 comments1 Oct 2010 -

  13. http://www.mckinsey.com/Careers/Apply/University_r... This restriction seems kind of random. Does anyone know if they are strict about it or have plans to apply anyway if not from one of the aforementioned schools? Also, does McK offer any other networkin ...

    39 comments26 Oct 2011 -

  14. Currently deciding between a top BB in HK (think GS /MS) vs. top MM firm (think HLHZ /HW/ Baird)in US. I am mostly interested in the opportunities coming out of banking and I'm looking at top PE firms or top 3 MBA (H/S/W). Perhaps even starting a bus ...

    42 comments27 Oct 2009 -

  15. Duke vs Queen's Commerce

    Business School and GMAT

    Advice on where to go? Cost is a minimal factor, although I did win a major Chancellor's scholarship at QC. Duke unfortunately releases minimal statistics. I can see that it is recruited well (GS, etc. in top employers, high % into finance) but can a ...

    35 comments19 Apr 2011 -

  16. Hey, I am a Tar Heel and will soon be interviewing for the Citi SA in HK, and I found that one of my interviewers actually graduated from Duke Fuqua.. Any tips about what should I say or what should I avoid during the interview? Any contribution is much a ...

    23 comments8 Jan 2015 -

  17. Duke Fuqua vs. Yale SOM

    Business School and GMAT

    So, I'm having a hard time at a present on deciding right now between Duke Fuqua and Yale SOM (matriculating this fall 2014) for my MBA and wanted to see what everyone thinks. Pre-MBA I worked in a policy role for the US Government, and post-MBA I wo ...

    24 comments26 Feb 2014 -

  18. Hi everyone, I am considering transferring to Duke from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor). I have already thought about this choice based on cost, fit, and the like. I want to get your perspectives on whether or not I should transfer based only on ho ...

    32 comments10 Jul 2010 -

  19. I've been trying to decide what to major in...i like econ a lot but I feel that by being a varsity athlete at duke, it will be very hard to get a high gpa with an econ major due to time commitment, training, and general fatigue. Therefore I am thinki ...

    29 comments19 Dec 2010 -

  20. Hi~ So I am a prospective freshman now and deciding where to go for my college between Duke and UChicago. UChicago has a famous economics department while Duke apparently has a better alumni network in financial field. I am sure that I will work on financ ...

    29 comments5 Apr 2009 -

  21. Duke: MMS vs. Tulane M. Fin

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey Everyone, I am in a serious predicament here with my graduate school acceptances and need your insight/help. First of all, I am graduating with an Economics degree and have been accepted at Duke's MMS program and Tulane's M. Fin program. My ...

    27 comments2 Apr 2010 -

  22. I'm thinking about applying to wharton, stanford, columbia, duke but I'm wondering if it's worth the almost 250k debt hence getting in with financial aid is almost impossible for me (international). Especially compared to schools like Amher ...

    16 comments23 Dec 2015 -

  23. DUKE vs Amherst HELP

    Investment Banking

    So I have 2 days left to decide between Duke or Amherst. I think they are on equal footing academically, but Duke probably has a better social life. Can anyone comment on the social life at Duke v. Amherst? Also which school places better into finance? Du ...

    16 comments29 Apr 2015 -

  24. Tuck or Duke for South Florida Work

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm waiting to hear back from both schools. Military applicant transitioning. Does Tuck's network outweigh the "Harvard of the South?"... in South Florida. Ideally, I'd work in Palm Beach/FLL after school. Apologize on the forum i ...

    17 comments19 Feb 2011 -

  25. Brown vs Duke Undergrad

    Investment Banking

    Hey everyone, I'm a current high school senior, and I've been accepted into both Brown and Duke recently. I'm planning on majoring in Economics with probably Applied Math at Brown and maybe with Stats or Comp Sci at Duke. I'm overall i ...

    14 comments29 Mar 2014 -

  26. Which school, Duke or Dartmouth, would be the best school to go to for investment banking or finance in general? I've received likely letters from both, so I am confident that I'll be accepted to both. It's a tough decision for me because w ...

    16 comments15 Mar 2010 -

  27. Hi everyone, I am a healthcare consultant at a boutique consulting firm in DC. I already have a post MBA position and salary within the company. I am the only non-MBA employee in healthcare practices therefore my company wants me to pursue a MBA degree. I ...

    11 comments25 May 2016 -

  28. I have a 4.0 GPA from UNCG and I can graduate with a BS in Economics this December. I could extend my graduation date by a semester and graduate with disciplinary honors, international honors, a global studies minor, and a year's worth of Chinese; is ...

    12 comments9 Jun 2014 -

  29. Columbia vs Duke

    Business School and GMAT

    monkeys.... duke emba vs columbia emba considering the cost of duke is 10k and columbia is 50K after gi bill(thanks gwb)...is the extra 40k worth the cbs name over duke? 6 years military, 1 year as management consultant(tier 2)....don't want to take ...

    14 comments12 Jan 2011 -

  30. Fuqua Class of 2014

    Business School and GMAT

    Annoying spam roll call to see who else is heading to Durham for the FT MBA at Fuqua (or I guess maybe MMS kids?)? Saw some others mention they were duke fuqua ...

    12 comments20 May 2012 -

  31. Hi, I have cancer

    New User Introductions

    I figured that the title would be luring to many of you. I'm 18 years old and was recently diagnosed with a form of cancer. It's treatable by taking a pill a day everyday for the rest of my life and has a 5 year survival rate of 90%. Will this s ...

    11 comments22 Apr 2014 -

  32. Dukies on WSO?

    Off Topic

    Class of 2014 right here. duke ...

    11 comments19 Apr 2013 -

  33. 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 -

  34. Duke and Consulting

    Management Consulting

    How does Duke fair when it comes to consulting and what type of GPA should one be looking at with an econ major there? duke ...

    10 comments29 Dec 2012 -

  35. Major question

    Investment Banking

    I've read the FAQs and M&I about what to major in if one wants to pursue a career in investment banking, finance, consulting, etc but still have a couple questions. I was planning in being an Econ major until I started taking the required math an ...

    10 comments4 Oct 2012 -

  36. Duke Econ Major?

    Job Search Advice

    I'm currently a freshman at Duke and would like to go into investment banking after school. My advisor is beginning to ask what I am thinking about majoring in. I would like to do econ but from what I hear from my classmates, playing a varsity sport ...

    10 comments31 Mar 2010 -

  37. I am a current sophomore at a non-target in the Southeast majoring in accounting and finance. My GPA is 3.65. I want to break into investment banking. If I am unable to get an investment banking internship for next summer (my junior summer), I am consider ...

    9 comments6 Jun 2011 -

  38. Question for the gang in the B-School section: What has the best chance of placing into an analyst level role in IB in the NYC area (no preference for MM / BB), the Duke MMS program, Villanova MSF program, or NYU MA Econ program? I know Duke is relatively ...

    9 comments17 Oct 2010 -

  39. 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 -

  40. Vanderbilt, WUSTL, or Duke for IB

    Business School and GMAT

    I have been accepted to both the Vanderbilt and WUSTL msf programs as well as the Duke MMS program to begin this summer. I am interested in working in IB after graduation, preferably in New York, and I'm wondering which program might give me a leg up ...

    8 comments10 Apr 2011 -

  41. I am researching business schools to apply for next year, however I am a little concerned regarding my UG grades. Here are the schools I am considering and my scores / grades: I earned a 3.0 GPA at a top 50 US private school, though my major school (Inter ...

    7 comments22 Apr 2016 -

  42. This is my first time posting in the b-school forum and I'm not sure if this type of question is posted much, but I thought I would give it a shot. What are my chances at HSW given the following credentials:- Attended top 10 undergrad (e.g. Dartmouth ...

    7 comments21 Feb 2014 -

  43. Hey guys, basically as the tittle says, if youre looking to leave the US and go to Europe/ Middle East/ Asia, and you're aiming for a corporate strategy role with a Exxon or samsung etc, which would you recommend? Current work experience (3 yrs) is i ...

    7 comments27 Aug 2012 -

  44. Can a1-4th year banker afford to live in these places? How long will it take for them to live comfortably at these places. Are only VP's and MD's here? Are analyst stuck living in queens?? How long will it take them to live the "rich" ...

    7 comments6 Mar 2011 -

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

    7 comments27 Sep 2010 -

  46. Fuqua Housing

    Business School and GMAT

    Where is the consensus as to where to stay near Fuqua? Any apartments good and in walking distance? duke fuqua Duke MMS apartment ...

    6 comments4 Feb 2013 -

  47. Funding for grad school

    Business School and GMAT

    Ok, I need funding for grad school. I need around 30-40k, and am looking at options. Obviously, there is the private loans with banks, that I can always turn to, around 6-8% interest. However, what about reaching out to older Fuqua alumni and trying to fi ...

    6 comments3 Jun 2011 -

  48. 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 -

  49. Chances at M7- Appreciate some advice

    Business School and GMAT

    Posting for a friend here: Background- Female- Raised US- Born Korea- Korean citizen Work (thus far)- 1.5 years @ EY's Commercial Advisory team focuses on MM PE DDs (US)- Interned at Accenture (US)- Interned at large foundation with $2B AUM (US) Volu ...

    5 comments8 Jul 2014 -

  50. NYU, Duke or Brandeis for MA Econ?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi guys, could you guys help me choose between these three programs: MA Economics at NYU (Accepted) MA International Economics and Finance at Brandeis (Accepted with significant scholarship) MA Applied Financial Economics at Duke (Awaiting Decision) Speci ...

    5 comments19 Mar 2014 -

  51. Hi I just got accepted to Duke's Masters in Management Studies Program (MMS) (http://www.fuqua.duke.edu/programs/other_programs/...). While applying to Duke, I have landed in the final hiring process at Google for an inside sales position. Now I have ...

    5 comments22 Mar 2011 -

  52. Hey guys/gals, I just want to get some opinions on a few things. Long story short, I networked my ass off + applied at tons of places last recruiting season and I got no interviews. I'm from a super non-target with an engineering undergrad degree who ...

    5 comments30 Nov 2010 -

  53. Anyone have any information on the ANEX Advantage internship (internship you pay to be part of)? Is it worth the money? What types of "firms" do you really intern at? I have no finance experience (engineering undergrad with ~ 1 yr FT engineering ...

    5 comments19 Oct 2010 -

  54. Duke University's Fuqua School of Business is having an MBA Admissions event tonight at the Downtown Marriott at 85 West Street. Feel free to stop by as I believe we will have alumni, admitted students like myself who are starting in a few months as ...

    4 comments26 Jun 2012 -

  55. Brown, Duke, Northwestern or amherst

    Business School and GMAT

    I need to choose between them, hence I'm an international student I should probably pick brown because of the international prestige. But how much known are the other schools? I know that it will be possible from all these places to get an offer in t ...

    2 comments29 May 2016 -

  56. Hey folks, i am thinking to apply for rochester simon school of business in ms in business analytics and for duke fuqua business school in MMS. The problem is my low GMAT(580 Q47 V23 AW 5 IR 7/8). Because i' m not a native speaker my verbal is awful. ...

    2 comments23 Apr 2016 -

  57. So, I realize your initial thought is that this particular topic should be in the B School forum, but hear me out. So I graduated this past spring from a total non-target private school with a GPA in the low-to-mid 3s. I served 4 years in the Army as a Mi ...

    2 comments14 Sep 2009 -

  58. Hey everyone, I'm currently working in a corporate finance role in aerospace/defense looking to break into a strategy or corp dev role within my firm. My employer provides tuition assistance towards a part-time or online master's degree. I have ...

    1 comment27 Aug 2018 -

  59. I'm a current sophomore Econ and Gov double major at a semi target school (think, Duke/Northwestern) with a decent GPA (3.6-3.7), and I'm looking to go into IBD at a BB in two years when I graduate. Ideally, I'd want to work in either M& ...

    1 comment26 Aug 2015 -

  60. Applying to MS Programs

    Resume Advice

    Hi everybody, I'm not sure if this doesn't belong here since I'm mostly applying to MSF programs, but I figured I would give it a go. Does anybody see major issues with words or formatting? I'm concerned that some of my descriptions ar ...

    7 Dec 2014 -

  61. How do you guys see this year's associate recruiting at the Street for international students? I am more interested to hear BB recruiting for IBD, yet I'd appreciate any insight- maybe a comparison w/ crisis and/or pre-crisis years. For those of ...

    23 Apr 2011 -

  62. Acquisition Advisor

    Investment Banking

    Any idea who is advising on this deal? Duke Energy Corp. is close to a deal to buy Progress Energy Inc. in an all-stock merger that would value its smaller rival at more than $13 billion, people familiar with the matter said, joining forces to save on cos ...

    1 comment8 Jan 2011 -

  63. I was forwarded this gem earlier today. It's so horrible I just wanted to share it. I kind of hope this is a joke, because it's pathetic. http://ondemand.duke.edu/video/23397/duke-diy-how-... football duke hot chicks ...

    1 comment21 Sep 2010 -

  64. Fidelity Equity Research

    Equity Research

    I've got a dinner coming up with 5 or 6 other Duke juniors with people from Fidelity. Anyone know anything about Fidelity equity research? How can I turn this into an internship? Any help would be appreciated here. Recruiting Fidelity Equity Research ...

    3 Nov 2008 -