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  2. MSRE vs. MBA decision- looking for opinions based on my situation/interests

    I know the MSRE vs. MBA topic has been discussed here multiple times, and I have read through the old posts. I wanted to share my situation/goals and see if anyone here could shed some light on some of my thoughts. Me:- Analyst in acquisitions for a large ...

    38 comments - 6 silver bananas - Dec 14 2018 - 8:26pm -

  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. Top Master of Finance (MSc) schools?

    I'm having difficulties finding a good ranking list of the top programs for masters in finance. USNews has their list cut off super short unless you subscribe. Would anyone have a good top list? I'm getting a little worried that I might not be a ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  5. Getting into a great MSRE program

    Background: I am currently working as a residential re agent. I help manage my families residential and commercial porfolios for the past 10 years. I also help clients buy, sell residential re and help manage/lease a 10 unit multi-family for the last 5 ye ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 8 2018 - 6:30pm -

  6. Best graduate schools for sales & trading

    I go to a non-target school (junior) and am considering going into a masters of finance program right after graduation. I had S & T interviews at 4 BBs and didn't get a SA offer and really want to be in Sales & Trading. I will also have the C ...

    90 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:03pm -

  7. Top Masters programs- 1/2 years of experience

    What are some of the top masters programs for someone with 1-2 years of work experience? Obviously, MBA is out of the question at this time and I want a quick 1 years masters program (preferably) or 2 year program that will help me break into a top indust ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2016 - 4:00am -

  8. GMAT + GRE or Just GRE for MBA/Masters Dual Degree

    I've been trying to find a thread that relates to this, but haven't found a relevant one. I'm planning on pursuing a MBA dual degree with a masters in another field (leaning towards urban planning, but basically something that doesn't ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 28 2018 - 2:12pm -

  9. Tulane University Masters in Energy

    I had the privilege of meeting with Joe LeBlanc during the Rodeo. He is doing a great job with Tulane and this new energy program looks to be incredibly relevant and interesting. I posted about it on my site and wanted to bring everyones attention to it. ...

    81 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 2 2011 - 12:20am -

  10. Masters degree for hedge fund?

    Hello monkeys, I am currently a senior at NYU getting my undergrad degree in finance. I want to work at a hedge fund hopefully as a trader, a quant, or a analyst here in NYC. Should I wait two years and get a masters? what would be better, a MBA or a mast ...

    42 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 12 2012 - 9:15pm -

  11. Would getting a Masters in Finance or Management look bad?

    Im looking very hard at Duke's MMS program, UT Austin' MSF, Vandy's MSF, among others. My question is, would getting a masters degree in a business subject (after I've already got a BBA) look bad to BSchool admissions? masters ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 30 2015 - 6:17pm -

  12. MBA vs. Masters in Finance

    Earlier today I posted a discussion on if a business/finance certificate held any kind of weight. This lead me to look deeper into other options, such as a Masters in Finance route vs. the MBA route. How much weight does a Masters in Finance have in the P ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2014 - 10:03am -

  13. MSF Value

    Hello, I am in a bit unique situation here. I recently immigrated to USA from Bangladesh. I worked for 2.5 years in relationship management in commercial banking. I know this experience has no value in USA. Now I am planning to study MS Finance. I am alre ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2011 - 10:43am -

  14. International Business School vs. US Business School

    First time poster here. Have a few questions about business school...-I am curious as to if there any particular benefits to studying at an international business school, London Business School, per se, as opposed to just staying at a top tier business sc ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 15 2014 - 2:42pm -

  15. Masters in Finance programs for liberal arts graduates?

    Hello all, I graduated with a humanities degree, and I'm looking for a masters in finance program with a good reputation that'll get me into a finance phd program. Any ideas? Thank you very much in advance for any suggestions! masters ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:46pm -

  16. Master Science Finance

    What are you opinions on getting an MSF? I am interested in working in Research or Asset Management. finance graduate school masters ...

    41 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 20 2009 - 1:32pm -

  17. URGENT!!!! CMU MSPPM vs. Warwick MSF vs. Queens' MMF vs. Villanova MSF?

    I received an offer from CMU'S MSPPM, concentrating in Financial Management, a conditional offer from Warwick's MSF, and still waiting for results from Queens' and Nova. (highly possibility from the last two as well) AND I really don't ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2011 - 6:03pm -

  18. Masters in Financial Engineering Worth It?

    So, here's the deal. I just finished my junior year of undergrad. I have an all right GPA (I guess?) of 3.40, but am double majoring in Electrical Engineering and Economics. I don't really go to a target school, but it is a top-15 ranked univers ...

    30 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 8 2011 - 9:01am -

  19. At classic crossroads- job or master's degree?

    Long story short: 23yo; just finished a 3yr B.Sc. in Finance; private Norwegian university; lousy 2.35 GPA (EDIT: 3.04); lots of extra-curricular activities; ~ $60k in student loans; ~ $90k gross cash; no relevant job experience; been doing okay with stoc ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2013 - 4:32pm -

  20. Graduate School & Commodities Trading

    Hi, I am doing my undergrad from a Canadian Semi-Target with manageable grades, my goal is energy trading yet I am having difficulty breaking into the industry. I am now considering the option of getting a graduate degree to increase my credentials for co ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 23 2012 - 10:05pm -

  21. Princeton vs. LSE Masters in Finance. Please help x

    Princeton vs. LSE Masters in Finance hey, i've been admitted to princeton and LSE master in finance. i'm struggling to split the two and wondered if people thought one was better or whether one was held in higher regard by banks/hedge funds? tha ...

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

  22. Msc Finance, competitiveness and chances

    Hey guys, I'd just like some insight on my chances in some masters program I'm applying to (or consideting). A bit about my profile:-3.1 GPA in computer engineering at McGill. (3.3 in my last 2 years, i kinda had a really bad start). Im currentl ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2011 - 3:07pm -

  23. Calling all Masters Applicants

    Anyone applying to Masters programs? I have sent my application for Duke MMS program- R1 decision. I also plan to apply to some finance programs. Anyone else out here? masters Masters in Finance ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2011 - 2:30am -

  24. NYU Schack MSRE Vs Cornell Baker Masters in RE

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2015 - 11:40pm -

  25. Masters of Science in Finance

    I'm graduating undergrad this year with a 4.0 form a decent state Uni in psychology. I want to get into portfolio management / private wealth management, but can't seem to make it happen because I'm a psych major from a non-target. So, I� ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2011 - 8:52pm -

  26. IB Summer Analyst Gig Before Masters Program?

    What's the consensus on how banks feel about kids who are currently in limbo (graduated college, about to attending a masters in finance in fall) and their bid for a summer analyst position before going back to school? My situation is that I recently ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 6 2010 - 12:34pm -

  27. MSc Finance options...

    Hi all, I'm looking at going for an MSc in finance to strengthen my application for a career in IB. Long story short, I did my undergrad at UBC in Canada, Applied Mathematics, and found an interest in banking after a time-series research stint during ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 20 2018 - 2:47am -

  28. Masters in Accounting to Investment Banking

    Hey, this topic might have been discussed before but I was wondering if anybody had any information on which Masters in Accounting programs have the best track record for getting graduates into the Bulge Bracket Investment Banks. Banking investment master ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2010 - 12:14am -

  29. Texas McCombs or Baruch's MS Accounitng

    Currently I am a deferred analyst in one of the BB (thins CS and UBS) until next year. So I am drawing up a backup plan to get 150 hours of accounting for the CPA, and maybe a career switch. I live in NYC so Baruch is cheaper and convenient, but Texas is ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2009 - 8:58pm -

  30. Would it be smart to do Baruch's Masters in Real Estate?

    I graduated from an ivy in 2015 and had shitty grades there (2.8 GPA). I have no excuse. I totally fucked around and didn't have my priorities straight. I know I'm capable of doing way better. I went to a top 5 private national High School (thin ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2016 - 2:54pm -

  31. Ivy League Masters into Finance?

    Greetings, I have a BA in Communications and a minor in Philosophy from a pretty good school in the Midwest. I was just accepted to Dartmouth for a MA in Globalization Studies. I am going to take a couple classes in finance and economics at the school of ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2011 - 5:18pm -

  32. 2nd degree in finance or MA in management?

    I am doing a liberal arts major and I graduate spring 2016. So I'm thinking about going to do a second degree in finance or doing a MA in management. I think there is also a masters in finance where I have to take some prerequisites but didn't d ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2016 - 3:31pm -

  33. Which Masters at LSE to apply for

    Hi, I am currently a senior majoring in sociology at an ivy league university. I started undergrad as a premed and that severely killed my gpa so I will only be graduating with a 3.6 despite the easy major. Major gpa is near 4.0. At the end of sophomore y ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 17 2012 - 4:43am -

  34. How Suitable is my Profile for these MFin Programs

    I was hoping to get opinions on my chances at a masters in finance from the following: MIT LBS (Masters in Financial Analysis) LSE Imperial HEC Paris My profile:- Economics major- 3rd year student- 3.2 GPA from the Lahore University of Management Sciences ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2016 - 5:11am -

  35. MSc Management in the UK for strategy. LBS, Warwick, Imperial, Bath?

    Hi there, it's really nice to be here! I've been reading the forums quite a lot lately, and decided to join to ask you this specific question. I'm about to start an MSc in Management, hoping to work at a top calibre strategy consulting firm ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2011 - 10:22am -

  36. MSRE, MSRED, MBA-RE, etc: ONLINE

    Wanted to start discussion about RE graduate options. We all know of the top programs where you go in-person, and take off time to complete. Many of us, myself included, are currently already on our way with a real estate career. I work in finance and acq ...

    8 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 31 2016 - 11:24am -

  37. MS in Finance- Associate role or strictly analyst role?

    Hi all, Long time lurker here. I do have a question that I hope you guys would be able to shed some light on. I worked for 3 years in finance (BO and then trading) followed by 2 years in project management role. I realized I want to get back into finance ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2016 - 12:30pm -

  38. Non-Traditional Student

    I am 27 and I want to go into finance. I am thinking of getting a MSF online with a certificate in project management. I have absolutely no experience (English major) and will be leaving another graduate program to enter into this one. I never really had ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2011 - 6:41am -

  39. LSE/Oxford

    I'm trying to figure out if I'd be competitive for a top UK Masters in Finance (thinking LSE /Oxford) I'm graduating in May from a top-10 US university with a 3.7 majoring in International Business. Got a 710 on the GMAT (44/42 Q/V). Have s ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2010 - 5:23pm -

  40. Masters in Statistics vs Masters in Econometrics

    Which of Masters in Stats or Masters in Econometrics applies better to the hedge fund industry? Are there investment or trading strategies used by money management firms that would make HR prefer someone with a Stats background over an Econometrics backgr ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2011 - 8:31am -

  41. Doing MSc Finance(part time) while working in S&T?

    Hi all, Has anybody done this? is it something thats badly perceived by the MD, since not 100% of your focus will be on the job...(or so he believes) Its 2 classes a semester...at night...so its not that time consuming... i just want to do it to have more ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2010 - 9:41am -

  42. 2nd masters

    Lets say someone in the UK goes to a non target for their undergraduate and then does their masters at a decent enough university but it is still not a target. Would it be wise for that person to do the same masters again but at a top target university? I ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2015 - 5:41am -

  43. Undergrad math courses for Masters program

    HI, I am currently an undergrad student studying economics and financial management. I am hopefully going to apply for a masters in either financial economics or quant. finance. And from what I've heard both of them require advanced math courses, so ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 1 2012 - 7:05pm -

  44. Rutgers MBA v. PACE MBA

    I'm in between Rutgers and PACE for my MBA. Any input would be appreciated. The back story- I work in the Financial District, but live in Jersey so I pass through lovely Newark everyday. I would be attending school part-time. I have also thought abou ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2011 - 10:30am -

  45. Masters from Purdue in Computational Finance

    I went to CMU for undergrad and was wondering whether this program will do be any good in terms of getting jobs at trading companies and investment banks: http://www.stat.purdue.edu/academic_programs/gradu... Would it be better if I get work experience fi ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2011 - 9:32am -

  46. GWU, Vanderbilt, Wash U St Louis- thoughts?

    I've posted on these boards for advice on accounting masters programs, and I thought I should create a separate thread to draw attention to these three schools. Does anyone have any experience/thoughts on the b-schools at GWU, Vanderbilt & Wash U ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 19 2009 - 11:43am -

  47. Admission chances evaluation- MSc in Finance at LSE/HEC Paris

    Hello, I am applying to the Msc in Finance programmes at LSE and HEC as I just received my GMAT scores. I am a bit worried because I will likely not receive my official GMAT scores until a couple weeks (late application will hurt my chances) plus my GMAT ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 26 2019 - 8:59pm -

  48. How to get to a target uni for Masters coming from BA non-target (UK)

    As the title suggests, I am currently in a UK non-target university for my Bachelors degree and I would like to do my masters in a top uni (INSEAD,Bocconi,Oxbridge, LBS, M7 etc). I am in my second year and I am on track to get a First class degree or a hi ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 29 2018 - 7:08am -

  49. USC- Masters of Business for Veterans

    https://www.marshall.usc.edu/programs/specialized-... What are your thoughts? Intuitively, a way to take advantage of the (now rightfully outrageous) GI Bill. A good friend of mine is a SEAL and is jumping in next cohort. Obviously not on par with an MBA. ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 19 2017 - 11:25am -

  50. Job prospects with no experience/internships and MSc Finance

    Some background: 23 years old, married, undergrad in Finance December of 2012 from a non-target school in Florida, 3.5 cumulative, 4.0 major GPA. I do not have an official gmat score as of yet, but have scored just over 700 in practice tests with little s ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2011 - 10:05pm -

  51. Msc in Finance: Europe vs US

    Looking at the rankings european universities seem better for masters in Finance pre experience than American ones. Why is that so? Would you suggest taking a masters in Europe at a target university like HEC, Bocconi or LBS or taking it in the US? What&# ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2015 - 1:35pm -

  52. How to get to MBB from here?

    I have been pleasantly surprised with the responses I have seen to people asking for help on the forum, hoping you can assist me in my decisions here... I would like to get into management consulting, specifically MBB, but am wondering if I stand a chance ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2010 - 9:04pm -

  53. LBS MSc in Management or Cass MSc in Finance

    Hey monkeys, I need your advice. I have offers from London Business School and Cass Business School (City University). First is Master in Management, second is Master in Finance. I hesitate what to choose. LBS is strong brand and generic degree, Cass is l ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2010 - 12:37pm -

  54. Is this combined degree program worth it?

    I am studying accounting at a non-target, and I have the opportunity to graduate after 5 years with a Masters in Accounting along with my bachelors. At the end of this 5-year program, it is also likely that I would soon become a CPA candidate (the program ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2011 - 10:58am -

  55. Is the Yale MA in Intl/Dev Economics worth it?

    I am an American first year student at a top tier (but not in finance...) university in Europe. I was wondering if the Yale Masters in International and Development Economics is worth considering. I am planning on enrolling in a preprofessional masters pr ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2015 - 8:18pm -

  56. I am a Masters Graduate applying for an IB Analyst position

    I am a Master's Graduate applying for an IB Analyst position. Will the Banks require me to submit my Bachelors transcripts in addition to my Master's transcript. The reason why I am asking this is, because my grades during Bachelors weren't ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2009 - 9:26am -

  57. A 20-year-old in need of advice...

    I need some advice on what do in my situation since I don't have anyone else to ask. I am about to start my last year as an applied computer science student at the University of Leeds and I want to do a finance-related masters degree. My biggest issu ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 14 2017 - 4:03am -

  58. LSE Finance and Private Equity vs Oxford Said MFE? **AMERICAN**

    Hi I am an American who just got accepted into LSE Finance and PE, Oxford MFE, and LBS MiM. (Still waiting to hear back from Cambridge MPhil Mgmt). LSE- heard it's like a factory. but obv good school Oxford- financial economics sounds not so serious? ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 11 2014 - 11:40am -

  59. LSE MSC RISK & FINANCE VS. IMPERIAL MSC FINANCE

    Hello Everyone, I would like to work in investment banking or trading and am having trouble in deciding between masters programs: LSE for MSc Risk and Finance and IMPERIAL for MSc in Finance. I am wondering which one would help me best in landing a tradin ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 30 2017 - 3:35pm -

  60. Two masters degrees before mba?

    If I have a liberal arts degree from a top 20 school with a 3.7+ GPA, and a masters in finance and a masters of accounting with work experience in Big 4 TAS. What are my chances of a top 5 MBA program with good gmat scores if I am 30? ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2013 - 10:37pm -

  61. Didn't get a job in Finance- go to HKU and do MS Finance?

    hey guys looking for advice here. will give you the low down on where i stand. basically i finished my university degree in australia. (top uni in australia but not much reputation overseas). have tried to break into anything IBD related but no luck. ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2011 - 12:20am -

  62. For front office BB IBD, S&T, ET: Non-target UG + Top MSc/MFin/MFE etc., > Target UG?

    Assume I'm a student at an outer borough CUNY (City University of New York) with no on-campus recruiting. I have the opportunity to graduate from this CUNY by August of next year- winter and summer sessions included. Next-to-best-case scenario is gra ...

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

  63. UK Quant degree: Imperial Mathematics and Finance vs Cambridge Mathematical Statistics

    Hi guys, I'm applying for MSc 'Mathematics and Finance' in Imperial college and also MAST 'Mathematical Statistics' in Cambridge. I already have 2-3 years experience as a developer in a quant hedge fund in London. My goal is to be ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 21 2018 - 1:53pm -

  64. Grad School

    What is better for a hedge fund career, MS Finance or MA Economics with a BS Economics from state school? university masters hedfggbfim ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2016 - 10:49am -

  65. Masters Degree Thread

    I'm a graduating senior currently without a FT offer. I'd imagine there are others like me on this forum. Getting a 1 or 2 yr Masters degree is a legit option for me now and I'd like to hear what informed people have to say about it. As i u ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 2 2008 - 9:31pm -

  66. What universities do banks hire from in the UK from Masters courses?

    Hi all, What universities do banks directly recruit from in the UK? I'm thinking of doing an MBA or Masters. I'm keen to find out what universities investment banks will recruit directly from, MBA or masters students. Will a masters in finance/e ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2015 - 7:40pm -

  67. M.Sc of Consulting?

    How common is this program. Ive seen it thrown around but ive looked on google, and ive come across a few european schools who do it... and the wiki page was deleted... and yes i used the search, found next to nothing relevant consulting MSc masters ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2010 - 11:03pm -

  68. How to get into the industry

    I'm about to graduate as an Engineer with 3.6 at the end of this year, and did not have an SA position. My resume has finance related things, and I will be applying to FT positions in strategy consulting. However, I really want a finance position (ei ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2010 - 5:48pm -

  69. Graduate school (MAcc, MMS?) or other options?

    Hello everyone, I graduated last May from UM with a degree in Econ. I have since been unable to get a FT position in the field I wanted to go into (corporate finance or IB). It has been a year and rather than try to get a position I will end up not liking ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2010 - 12:43am -

  70. Master in Management or CFA?

    Hey monkeys, I'll be graduating with a Bachelor of Business (finance concentration) from a semi-target European university (France/Spain/Germany/Italy) in May 2018. I'd like to pursue a career in Investment/ Asset Management and I'm current ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2017 - 10:07am -

  71. ESADE vs EDHEC vs RSM

    Dear Colleagues, I am a Russian graduating student aimed to pursue MSc abroad at some of these programmes: ESADE Finance, EDHEC Financial Markets, RSM Finance and Investments. I would like to find a work abroad after the graduation, preferably in Asset Ma ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2016 - 9:32am -

  72. Writing a Master's Thesis?

    Is there any point in writing a Master's Thesis, when finishing an MBA or Master's degree? Do employers view it highly? I am finishing up MS. in Risk Management and once of the graduation traks (albeit it is supposed to be the hardest) is the Ma ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2011 - 1:35am -

  73. new Columbia MS finance and econ... 2 yr program, anyone heard abt it?

    Anyone got any info? Its a new program for 2011 masters accelerated MBA ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2011 - 1:09pm -

  74. Masters in Finance program Imperial College/Warwick/HEC

    I am preparing my application to make a Masters Finance. I would like to get your opinion regarding the next schools-Imperial College-HEC-Warwick My goal is to develop a career in Investment Banking such as Glodman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan.-Which ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2009 - 12:14pm -

  75. Internation Non-MBA student seeking help~~~Bow~~

    Hey guys~~ I've been here for a couple of days to view your posts. My case is a little bit special: First I am an international student, second I am a non-MBA master candidate. Third I am not in one of the first tie school(USC, no offense)... These t ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2009 - 2:26am -

  76. Chances for LSE, UofT? (UK and Canada)

    Hi everyone, thanks for checking out my thread. I just finished my first two years at University, and I have been considering going to grad school and breaking into finance from the very beginning. I just wanted to "check in" and get some tips o ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2015 - 11:36pm -

  77. Best non-experienced masters for consulting? (UK)

    Removed masters ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 24 2014 - 1:47pm -

  78. Internship- Master program after graduation

    How much will it help me to obtain an internship if I decide to do a masters program at my university after graduation(top 20 business school)? masters accounting ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 4:47am -

  79. try Masters + SA or FT at boutique?

    Hey guys- non-target math major here, 3.8 GPA, and 9-10 months worth of IB / PE internships. PE internship was with a 6B+ fund (hires many GS /MS/ JPM analysts) Do you think I should try a Masters so I am eligible for SA? Or do you think I should keep on ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2012 - 2:13am -

  80. Accounting undergrad, masters in finance?

    So long story short I did really shitty in highschool, and have been trying to make up for it. Going to transfer from CC with a 3.6 to a small nj college(Ramapo). If I finish up with a high gpa what are the chances of getting into a good masters program f ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2012 - 2:10am -

  81. MSF advice- I need your guidance!

    Hello Everyone, Okay I need some advice about MSF programs. But first i'll give you a quick synopsis about myself. I went to a non-target state school and just graduated (class of 2011). I have a 3.8 gpa with very good extracurricular activities. I h ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2011 - 1:35am -

  82. MA student wants to break into IB. Too late to apply?

    My BA is in Econ, from a small liberal arts school. I am finishing my MA in Policy + Management from a top 5 school this summer(August). I was wondering if it's too late to apply for investment banking. Also, I have no previous internships in IBs. Bu ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2010 - 8:35pm -

  83. Executive Masters In Financial Statement Analysis- Need Advice!

    Is Baruch's new Executive Masters In Financial Statement Analysis worth going for? Will it lead to better job opportunities considering if I am doing it right out of undergrad? Please advise. MS masters ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 2 2009 - 7:30pm -

  84. How to get a prestigious MFin without internship experience?

    Hi everyone, I am a student applying for a Masters programme in London. I've already got rejected from Oxford's MFE so I'm looking at other options. I've also applied to Imperial's Economics & Strategy for Business. Currently, ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2019 - 11:17am -

  85. Master thesis topic ideas? What would you like to read about?

    Hello everyone, I am finishing my masters degree at an European business school and as part of the curriculum I need to write a thesis. What are some topics you would like to read about? I was thinking something related to distressed debt or activist inve ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Jun 29 2018 - 9:52am -

  86. Including a Master's Degree on Resume

    Hi there, I will be starting a master's degree in Applied Mathematics (joint with a diploma in Financial Engineering) this coming September. Prior to this degree, I have completed a BBA and an accelerated BA in Applied Math (did it one year to prepar ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 27 2018 - 12:50pm -

  87. Offer And Scholarship From LSE MSc Finance, 1yr ETF Sales, looking for advice

    Hi all, Looking for some careers advice, happy to help others with UK queries etc. A quick background: Undergraduate degree in Economics, Top 10 Uni, Grade: 1st (British grades: 3rd, 2:2, 2:1, 1st). Fairly quantitative degree, advanced calculus, linear al ...

    1 comment - 1 silver bananas - Apr 26 2018 - 3:08pm -

  88. NYC M.S. RE candidate- summer internship search

    Hey all thank you for taking a look and offering your advice. I am currently in my first semester of an M.S. in Real Estate program in NYC (one of the two top schools, do the math) and am seeking a summer internship. My previous experience includes 1.5 ye ...

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