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  2. Duke MMS

    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 comments - 3 silver bananas - Nov 26 2017 - 5:10am -

  3. Duke MMS Thread

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:37pm -

  4. UChicago for ibanking

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:04pm -

  5. Duke vs Cornell AEM vs Stern

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2017 - 2:47pm -

  6. Weekend Wars: Finance vs. Engineering

    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 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 4:23pm -

  7. Sports Rivalry and overall Dook sh*^ty-ness

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2011 - 11:47am -

  8. Duke vs. UC Berkeley Regents

    Hey Guys, ...

    32 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:05pm -

  9. Is Fuqua a Target for BBs?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 7:58pm -

  10. Will Lacrosse Ever Go Mainstream?

    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 ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2013 - 9:11pm -

  11. Keep It Classy, Duke

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2010 - 1:28am -

  12. Why is McKinsey's Sophomore Diversity Leaders Internship only open to students at Harvard, Yale, Penn and Duke?

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 26 2011 - 11:01pm -

  13. I am from UNC and my interviewer is from DUKE.. Any tips?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2015 - 4:38am -

  14. Help! Choosing between banks in HK vs. US

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 27 2009 - 12:37am -

  15. Duke vs Queen's Commerce

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2011 - 2:29am -

  16. Duke Fuqua vs. Yale SOM

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2014 - 9:10am -

  17. Transfer (Michigan-> Duke)?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 10 2010 - 7:13pm -

  18. Picking a major-Classical Studies vs. Econ

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 19 2010 - 3:59pm -

  19. wharton, duke, columbia,stanford Ugrad worth 250k?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2015 - 8:55pm -

  20. Undergrad for a finance future, Duke or UChicago?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2009 - 12:42pm -

  21. Duke: MMS vs. Tulane M. Fin

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2010 - 5:02pm -

  22. DUKE vs Amherst HELP

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2015 - 5:06pm -

  23. Brown vs Duke Undergrad

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2014 - 6:35pm -

  24. Part Time MBA /// Duke vs Georgetown vs NYU

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2016 - 2:28pm -

  25. Tuck or Duke for South Florida Work

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2011 - 10:59pm -

  26. Duke Vs. Dartmouth for Undergrad

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2010 - 4:58pm -

  27. I want to go to Chicago Booth, Wharton, or MIT. Maybe Duke as a backup. I need advice.

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2014 - 6:24am -

  28. Columbia vs Duke

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 7:36pm -

  29. Hi, I have cancer

    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 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 22 2014 - 3:21pm -

  30. Fuqua Class of 2014

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2012 - 4:12pm -

  31. Dukies on WSO?

    Class of 2014 right here. duke ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2013 - 9:53am -

  32. UMich Ross, Cornell AEM, Duke Trinity or Penn CAS for IBD

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2011 - 1:36am -

  33. Duke and 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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2012 - 10:48pm -

  34. Major question

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 4 2012 - 12:41pm -

  35. Duke Econ Major?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2010 - 11:28am -

  36. UT Austin MPA vs Duke MMS for IB

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2011 - 9:45am -

  37. Duke MMS vs Villanova MSF vs NYU MA Econ for breaking into IB

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2010 - 1:52pm -

  38. "50 cent army" on WSO

    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 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 1 2013 - 2:05am -

  39. Vanderbilt, WUSTL, or Duke for IB

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2011 - 11:50pm -

  40. MBA Admissions- Researching business schools to apply for

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 7:43pm -

  41. HSW Chances- Former Consultant/Currently PE-VC

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2014 - 2:02pm -

  42. F500 roles internationally from booth/Kellogg/hass part time or duke, UVA Ross full time? full time?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2012 - 6:27pm -

  43. Can bankers afford to live on Park ave or Upper East Side? What about TriBeCa

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2011 - 8:58pm -

  44. Hey guys I got a serious question

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

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 27 2010 - 5:26am -

  45. Fuqua Housing

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

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2013 - 11:45am -

  46. Funding for grad school

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2011 - 9:02pm -

  47. Undergraduate NYU Stern vs Cornell physics/engineering vs Duke Engineering

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2015 - 11:34pm -

  48. Chances at M7- Appreciate some advice

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2014 - 8:22am -

  49. Duke MMS program vs. Google Sales Job

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 22 2011 - 11:44am -

  50. Non Target Engineering Undergrad + Duke MMS + Wall Street Prep = FT IBD MM gig?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2010 - 8:31am -

  51. ANEX Advantage internship before MSF or MMS?

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2010 - 4:12pm -

  52. Duke Fuqua NYC Event Tonight-- 7 PM, Downtown Marriott 85 West Street

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 26 2012 - 4:18pm -

  53. NYU, Duke or Brandeis for MA Econ?

    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 ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2014 - 8:54pm -

  54. Brown, Duke, Northwestern or amherst

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2016 - 3:20am -

  55. Profile evaluation- Applying for Rochester Simon School of Business

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 8:13pm -

  56. Lost in the sauce & trying to watch my 6

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2009 - 12:27pm -

  57. Engineering to Strategy/Corp Dev: Ideal Master's Program?- MEM from Duke, MS Fin from IU Kelley, or others?

    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 comment - 1 silver bananas - Aug 27 2018 - 11:56pm -

  58. Applying to MS Programs

    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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Dec 7 2014 - 12:56am -

  59. New Monkey, Looking to Get into IBD and Ultimately PE

    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 comment - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2015 - 2:12am -

  60. MBA Recruiting for International Students at WS

    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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2011 - 4:28am -

  61. Acquisition Advisor

    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 comment - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2011 - 11:25pm -

  62. Duke Football Instructional Guide

    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 comment - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2010 - 2:09pm -

  63. Fidelity 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 ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2008 - 7:13pm -