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  2. Lowest ranked MBA you would attend

    Business School and GMAT

    We all know how expensive pursuing MBA can be. Most programs would cost you anywhere from 50-80k a year including living expenses. Then, factor in the opportunity cost of leaving your work for two years, and MBA sure as hell is an expensive credential to ...

    342 comments6 May 2020 -

  3. I know this topic is not related to admissions so my apologies in advance if it's not in the right forum. I am currently in a relationship with a great girl; we've been dating for about 2 years, and even though marriage is not something that ...

    127 comments6 May 2020 -

  4. NYU Stern: overrated MBA?

    Business School and GMAT

    Everyone says that nyu stern is great for finance, due to its strong faculty and NYC location. But when i look at the actual job placement, i was surprised at how bad it was. Even with BB banking and trading, which is their bread and butter, they didn ...

    113 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. So I've searched WSO and I can't come up with a clear answer. What if you want to stay in ibanking after your analyst stint? As in progress to associate, VP, MD. If you don't start out as an analyst, you obviously need an MBA to break in as ...

    138 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. Hey Everybody- if any of you are looking for a quality GMAT preparation I'd encourage you to check out our partnership with Veritas Prep here because WSO members get 10% off: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/veritas-gmat-prep-d... For those of you thin ...

    547 comments6 May 2020 -

  7. 2015 MBA Ranking

    Business School and GMAT

    Thoughts from everyone? The one that stands out to me is Ross being placed above Fuqua and Yale SOM... 2014 U.S. News & World Report MBA Ranking 2014 Rank & School Index Score 2013 Rank 2013 Index Score Ranking Change 1. Harvard Business School 10 ...

    111 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. Are Stern MBAs looked down upon?

    Business School and GMAT

    So I'm looking at applying to Stern this upcoming year along with other schools. When I talked to friends and alums who went to M7 schools, they all laughed at Stern and say that people don't take their students and alums seriously. One Wharton ...

    67 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. Post MBA at Chevron/Exxon/Shell

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Anybody know what life is like at these companies after you get your MBA? I've searched their websites and have found some useful info but nothing about salary or work-life balance. I work in Energy right now for a different major but would be open t ...

    97 comments6 May 2020 -

  10. Rice MBA

    Business School and GMAT

    How is it? From what I can gather it has pretty good regional recognition so if you wanted to get into a BB that has an office in Houston you'd stand a decent shot for investment banking. Outside of Texas it's obviously not as highly regarded. I ...

    147 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. Hi folks, I just joined this forum and need some advice. I am an engineer in Silicon Valley with an MS in CS and about 12 years of total work experience. I am doing good career-wise but I am not a super achiever by any means, both in terms of rank and sal ...

    43 comments6 May 2020 -

  12. MBA in KOREA-- Is it worth it??

    Business School and GMAT

    I am Korean American finishing up my military service here in Korea. I've decided to stay in Korea for the long term and have been thinking about getting an MBA from KAIST University- pretty much #1 or #2 school here- but all I read about Korean MBAs ...

    56 comments6 May 2020 -

  13. Hi, I am new to Wall Street Oasis, but have a very important question that I do not feel has been drilled at enough here (despite what some may think). I want to know what the importance of an MBA is for someone looking to go into private equity and hedge ...

    91 comments6 May 2020 -

  14. Top MBA Programs for IB

    Investment Banking

    Hi guys, After graduating with a MSF from a non-target school, I am looking into getting an MBA from a top school. In your opinion, what are the top MBA programs targeted by IB companies? Here is a list with schools I came up with: Wharton Harvard Chicago ...

    93 comments6 May 2020 -

  15. TBT: Originally posted on September, 2012 Props to bankerella for an insightful post delving into the mind of the newly-minted first-year investment banking associate. The only thing it was missing was a blanket apology for all of the seasoned analysts wh ...

    57 comments5 May 2017 -

  16. 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 comments6 May 2020 -

  17. Josh Kaufman Basically Says "MBAs Suck"

    Business School and GMAT

    So I read this article a few minutes ago, and I wanted to share it with you guys (as well as some quotes below). http://poetsandquants.com/2010/10/04/why-josh-kauf... Kaufman believes that MBA programs "teach many worthless, outdated, even outright d ...

    85 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  18. Apple vs. PC Laptop for B School?

    Business School and GMAT

    Apologies in advance as I'm relatively tech illiterate, so may be a dumb question- I'll be headed to business school this fall, and I am currently without a laptop (had a Macbook Pro 13" from college but has since died). The question is, wh ...

    92 comments14 May 2019 -

  19. Let's say I am applying to University of Chicago, and my real hope is that I get into the MBA program on a fellowship, without which MBA is no good for me--I want it free. But of course, I realize that I'm dreaming and understand that the chance ...

    52 comments6 May 2020 -

  20. It's that time of the year again. In a couple of weeks, roughly two thousand of the world's (arguably) best and brightest douchebags will descend upon the world's most hallowed halls. I congratulate you. As you undoubtedly know, the next tw ...

    174 comments17 Aug 2012 -

  21. savings before MBA?

    Business School and GMAT

    just curious- for those guys in MBA programs or starting soon- how much savings did you have prior to starting? i can't tell if i've been fiscally irresponsible- but will have about 50k after 4 years working in nyc- 1 yr in banking, 3 at a start ...

    47 comments6 May 2020 -

  22. bankerella's blog If the most valuable type of learning is learning you're wrong, this is the most valuable section of the $250k notebook: Revenue synergies are like unicorns. If someone says he's seen one, he's probably never been fuc ...

    102 comments17 Aug 2012 -

  23. 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 comments6 May 2020 -

  24. Hi, I understand that this may sound stupid to a lot of you, but life is a continuous evaluation of priorities and I have decided that there's only so much I'm willing to give up for my career. I'm currently a second year analyst at a PE sh ...

    29 comments6 May 2020 -

  25. Target Programs in Canada

    Business School and GMAT

    hi everyone, i got my BA in Finance in Manchester, UK and i was just wondering if anyone could suggest some target programs/schools like an MBA or a M.A in Financial Economics. i know the usual five are Ivey, Schulich, Rotman, McGill and Queen but i was w ...

    43 comments6 May 2020 -

  26. Entrepreneurs in TOP 10 MBA Programs

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm currently running an angel investor funded (non VC backed) internet startup in NYC which has 6 employees. I was hoping to use this experience later on when applying to some Top mba programs such as Cornell, UVA, Stern, Duke where there's sti ...

    46 comments6 May 2020 -

  27. Hi fellow monkeys, I will be applying to BSchool in the next 2 years and I was wondering if Asians fit the URM category? I understand Asians as a whole are not minorities in any case (especially in finance and in B-School), but the term "Asians" ...

    35 comments6 May 2020 -

  28. http://thenewsoftoday.com/in-croatia-girl-throws-6... [quote] In what has to be one of the most disturbing videos to hit the internet in some time, a video was posted on LiveLeak last evening. In the video, a girl who looks like she's in her early 20 ...

    41 comments6 May 2020 -

  29. Is it possible to break into top MBA programs right after I graduate from college, without any post-graduate working experience? Will that be a disadvantage? Thanks! MBA ...

    100 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  30. McMaster-Carr Management Trainee Program

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Got an e-mail about this last week. Anyone know anyone in this program? It seems like they like to take kids from top schools, put them in their trainee program, and then the kids manage factory workers. It's still sounds more interesting than what I ...

    39 comments16 May 2020 -

  31. Military Officer MBA Prospects

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm about to get out of the Military after 5 years, and I am planning on applying for MBA Programs in Fall of 2012. I've done some perusing of the boards and realize quite a few of you have a good handle on the admissions process of the top-tier ...

    135 comments21 Feb 2017 -

  32. Post MBA IBD Associate hours

    Investment Banking

    How are the hours for a post M7 MBA associate in comparison with analysts. Also how hard is it to get into IBD, post MBA, with a consulting background? MBA IBD associate work life balance ...

    56 comments23 Jun 2018 -

  33. Yes, this is technically unethical. Yes, this is bizarre and desperate. But I'm wondering how effective the following strategy could be: Start getting actively involved in a gay professionals organization; try to assume a leadership role. Write a com ...

    75 comments23 Aug 2016 -

  34. Hi all, I've debated with myself the value of the MBA over the last 2-3 years, and I've finally decided to take the plunge. I want to taste that sweet, sweet pedigree and strap myself into the catapult named "Career Trajectory". My tar ...

    30 comments6 May 2020 -

  35. M7 profile. How do I stack up?

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm in the process of deciding whether I want to pursue an MBA in the near future. Brief background:- BAs in political economy and German studies from a non-target (4.0 GPA)- MSc in political economy from LSE- MSc in Russian and East European studies ...

    22 comments6 May 2020 -

  36. From this link: http://news.efinancialcareers.com/uk-en/143265/sho... A Masters of Business Administration (MBA) has always been an expensive investment- if you study at Harvard or the London Business School, you'll need to whop out $91k and PS61k re ...

    30 comments6 May 2020 -

  37. Company sponsored MBA's

    Business School and GMAT

    How long do you typically need to work at a company that has an MBA sponsorship program before you are eligible for it (ie how long do you need to work at a company before they will pay for/subsidize an MBA)? Specifically in IB. MBA ...

    52 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  38. 18 year old needs advice

    Business School and GMAT

    Okay, so I'm about to go to Villanova University and I need advice for my future. I didn't plan well in highschool, and got about a 3.5 GPA (3.85 my last two semesters) and 2170's on my SAT's. I had some unique EC's like starting ...

    35 comments6 May 2020 -

  39. Going Back to Banking

    Private Equity

    I know this sounds like an insane question, but would anyone here go from private equity back to investment banking? I know exactly what the implications are here from a lifestyle/compensation perspective, but I'm wondering what happens to the promis ...

    103 comments6 Mar 2017 -

  40. Hey all, I am focused on gaining a PE role post-MBA. I understand the difficulty in attaining this type of role, but I am willing to do the work required. Given that I won't be targeting the MFs or largest MM funds, and want to end up in NYC (ideally ...

    27 comments6 May 2020 -

  41. Hey Forum, I'm a Canadian business student who has gotten into McGill Commerce, Ivey's Advanced Entry Opportunity and the Schulich School of Business. In the long term I would like to work in the States, and therefore I plan to do an MBA in a to ...

    31 comments6 May 2020 -

  42. The joys of returning to school

    Business School and GMAT

    For those of us going to b-school this fall, will any of you miss the life you have now, professionally and socially? I recently had this conversation over drinks with a few former co-workers who asked whether I regret quitting my job to go to school and ...

    184 comments3 Aug 2013 -

  43. Fall MBA 2016 Admitted Students

    Business School and GMAT

    Where is everyone headed this fall? I'll be matriculating at Tuck and can't wait to get started! MBA ...

    59 comments26 May 2014 -

  44. My real response to the MBA essay

    Business School and GMAT

    Because of my gmat score and the dismal state of MBA applications, I know it makes absolutely no difference what I write here. Normally, I would tell you I want to get an MBA so I can start a business raising puppies for poor schoolchildren in war-ravaged ...

    24 comments6 May 2020 -

  45. MBA- Studying Abroad

    Business School and GMAT

    I'm not in a program yet but will be applying R2. I've been looking at some of the exchange programs at some of these schools and they look really interesting. Who wouldn't want to live in Istanbul or Rio for a semester....sounds like a gre ...

    26 comments6 May 2020 -

  46. mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie" If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. Is the bloom off the Private Equity rose for today's MBA students? An interesting phenomenon is ...

    34 comments3 May 2014 -

  47. 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 comments6 May 2020 -

  48. Hey guys, got the official figures from the CMC and investment banking club at Kellogg. Of the 51 people who recruited from IB last winter, 45 received internships. I've seen quite a few threads asking for these figures, so figured that I'd post ...

    46 comments9 Mar 2015 -

  49. M7 MBA- Worth It?

    Business School and GMAT

    Recently I had a chance to have a long conversation with my friend's roommate, who finished M7 MBA 2 years ago and now works in BB IBD. He previously worked in consulting. As someone who currently works in consulting and was thinking about doing MBA ...

    45 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  50. 690 GMat-should i retake?

    Business School and GMAT

    Should I retake the GMAT? I got a 690, Q43, V41 so did horrible on the quant (64 percentile). I've been out of ugrad about 4 years, and saw that the test format was changing and wanted to take it now before the new test comes out. There's basica ...

    47 comments18 Aug 2016 -

  51. 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 comments6 May 2020 -

  52. Tuck vs. Fuqua vs. Yale

    Business School and GMAT

    Good morning all, Hello, I am a non-traditional applicant (US citizen) and was lucky enough to receive acceptances to Tuck, Darden, UNC, and Fuqua, and interviewed at Yale which I will get a decision on by 4 April. All of these are for the full-time 2 yea ...

    24 comments6 May 2020 -

  53. The decline of MBA OCR

    Business School and GMAT

    I wrote on this topic briefly earlier but curious to hear other 2nd year MBA students' thoughts on this. So this past week I met up with my career counselor, and she said "OCR is increasingly becoming a less important aspect of full-time job pla ...

    69 comments30 Oct 2014 -

  54. Haas MBA for finance?

    Business School and GMAT

    Not much here about haas. It seems like haas is ok in consulting and tech but very weak for finance. Would it be a mistake to attend haas with the intention of getting a finance job coming out? MBA finance Haas United States- West ...

    56 comments10 Mar 2017 -

  55. Reflections on Year 1 of MBA

    Business School and GMAT

    After reading CompBanker and TheGrind's excellent posts on their b-school experiences, I feel an obligation to chime in. There probably isn't too much that I can say here that is something you guys haven't heard before, but nonetheless I am ...

    70 comments26 Jul 2014 -

  56. Hey all, Was reading through Flake's ER Q &A posted around the holidays and thought that his thread was fantastic. My experience / background is a little different than his was, so I wanted to start this thread as an opportunity to help provide a ...

    57 comments14 May 2014 -

  57. I know that UT and Rice are big in Houston but I recently spoke to a Rice student and she told me that Rice only placed 6 students into FT IB this season. That sounds pretty bad to me, which is why I have almost completely crossed Rice off my list. Then t ...

    24 comments6 May 2020 -

  58. Big 4 to Equity research..

    Equity Research

    ...what are some possible routes? Im only a 2nd year in big 4 audit so I know manager in big4->Mba-> ER might beone route but I cannot stick the job anymore....No way I am sticking around until manager. So what are some alternatives? Im willing to st ...

    52 comments7 Nov 2017 -

  59. MBA class of 2015 applicants thread

    Business School and GMAT

    I haven't seen this thread yet, so i figure it's time to get the ball rolling since round 1 deadlines are coming up. If you can, post which rounds you're applying to, and rank the schools in order of preference. If you want to add more deta ...

    64 comments5 Oct 2012 -

  60. To MBA or Not MBA

    Business School and GMAT

    Probably should have my career plans figured out by now, but I'm at a stage where I'm thinking of changing functions... A bit of background: 2 years as a jr. sell-side research analyst at a boutique fund- Essentially researched the 10q, 10k, and ...

    27 comments6 May 2020 -

  61. I have a very interesting decision I need to make within the next 30 days and I was hoping I can get some pros/cons and just life advice in general from y'all. I currently have the opportunity to go to work for a ~50M sports company that I formerly i ...

    26 comments6 May 2020 -

  62. Question to all the incoming pre-MBA associates and current pre-MBA associates (of course post-MBA PE associates also welcomed to chime in). How are you thinking about the MBA 2-3 years down the line? A quick poll among the analyst class indicates that mo ...

    38 comments11 Apr 2015 -

  63. Post-MBA Consulting

    Management Consulting

    Hey guys, I've got a question about consulting. I've always been interested in strategy consulting but have been deterred by the work/life balance that the career entails. I am starting a career in corporate finance at a F500 in June and will be ...

    25 comments6 May 2020 -

  64. I'm applying to b-schools this fall for next and I want to do ER post-grad. What are the best schools for giving me the most ER opportunities after getting my MBA? Are any schools particularly well-known on the street? Any additional info related to ...

    60 comments21 Feb 2017 -

  65. GMAT needed for top MBA program?

    Business School and GMAT

    Team WSO, I have a fairly common question, but given my circumstances I was hoping to receive some personal advice... So my question- what gmat score do I need to be competitive at a Booth/Kellogg/Sloan/Columbia? I am going to go ahead and take myself out ...

    47 comments18 Aug 2016 -

  66. Everyone's input is welcome, but I'd really like to hear from veterans in this post--those above age 30 who have fully developed careers and lives. ...

    45 comments7 Feb 2014 -

  67. Hello WSO, I was hoping that someone could help me out. I am a medical doctor who is currently in residency training. I am from Texas, have an undergraduate GPA of 3.84 overall and a 4.0 in my major (biology) from my local state school, went to medical sc ...

    23 comments6 May 2020 -

  68. Motivational videos for MBA applicants

    Business School and GMAT

    For those of you about to embark on the grueling MBA admissions cycle, here are some videos to get you guys PUMPED UP, so you can go on BEAST MODE. I hope all of you guys get into your top choices, and live the DREAM for two years. Good luck, fellow monke ...

    58 comments2 Aug 2012 -

  69. Part-time MBA at Booth

    Business School and GMAT

    So I know that part-time MBA is primarily for those who wish to stay at their current firm and receiving sponsorship. But at Booth the part-time students are allowed access to on-campus recruiting and networking events if they sign a waiver. I've hea ...

    39 comments3 Jul 2018 -

  70. Georgetown MBA brand name

    Business School and GMAT

    How good is the Georgetown MBA brand name? I know any school outside the top 15 is usually a regional school. But how about Georgetown's reputation? I know Gtown places some kids on Wall St..but what happens when you go farther away.. like say in Chi ...

    25 comments6 May 2020 -

  71. Is business school really the key to break into trading? This has been popping into my head a lot lately, with the job market as it is today, more and more prospective monkeys have dropped the chase and picked up the books instead to realize their BSD dre ...

    39 comments29 Nov 2010 -

  72. Kellogg PT vs Booth PT

    Business School and GMAT

    Trying to decide between the two. I'm pretty early in my career, currently in an investment management role I plan on staying in. I've already gotten my CFA. Don't really need an MBA now- but given I'm in Chicago it's extremely co ...

    22 comments6 May 2020 -

  73. MBB GMAT Cutoff from MBA

    Management Consulting

    So I think its well known that to be interviewed by MBB you need a minimum 700-- but is it 700 and up is fine, or 700 is minimum and 720 is more so the desired area? And do they care more for the quant than the verbal (as most b school programs do?)? ANy ...

    47 comments24 Feb 2017 -

  74. I'm looking to re-brand and apply to an MBA program this fall. Would it be advisable to apply to a top Chinese school if I'm thinking about doing PE long-term? How are their programs different than from the US programs? Do you still have summer ...

    21 comments6 May 2020 -

  75. Insead vs. Columbia

    Business School and GMAT

    Assuming Background is 1 year M&A at top firm and 2 years MM pe at top continental european firm. Aim is to move to the US (WC or NY) after graduation in a PE / HF (Value- L/S) role or in a general management role. thanks MBA All Europe United States- ...

    23 comments6 May 2020 -

  76. I know that the best schools are Harvard, Wharton, Columbia, etc., but I just want to know if the following schools would really help someone break into I-banking:- Cornell (Johnson)- Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)- Notre Dame (Mendoza)- Duke (Fuqua)- Emory (Go ...

    22 comments6 May 2020 -

  77. Hot Girls at B-School

    Business School and GMAT

    I want to hear you guys take. Lets say I want to go to a b-school in the top 25-30, where are the hottest girls? What have you heard? I'm assuming UCLA is up there and I know the Chapel Hill girls are hot...Lets hear some insight Investment Banking M ...

    53 comments13 Dec 2016 -

  78. Canadian MBA thread

    Business School and GMAT

    Any Canadians here starting their MBA in 2011 I applied to Queens- Accepted 10k scholarship Rotman- Accepted Schulich- Accepted 5K scholarship Ivey- dinged after video conference interview, should have flown in:(I ended up picking Schulich MBA Canada ...

    23 comments6 May 2020 -

  79. D for Dilemma and D for...

    Business School and GMAT

    Dilemma! Hello guys, I am in need of some serious advice/street insight that could help me make a reasonable choice/decision. I am considering a FT MBA at U Delaware with an intended Finance major. I was too late to apply for any of those 'top' ...

    22 comments6 May 2020 -

  80. Craziest B-school Parties

    Business School and GMAT

    Interesting list from Business Insider. I'm surprised that Priscilla's Ball at HBS (annual drag party) and Walnut Walk at Wharton (guys wear suit jackets, dress shirt and boxers and women wear lingerie while bar hopping!!!!) did not make the lis ...

    60 comments10 Oct 2013 -

  81. 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 comments6 May 2020 -

  82. Hey Guys, So I hear a lot about what the "best" business school overall is on this board, but I was hoping you guys could help me figure out what some good business schools are in regards to entrepreneurship specifically. I know you don't h ...

    23 comments6 May 2020 -

  83. Hi all, I applied to 2 business schools to pursue an MBA degree full time in late Round 3 and was admitted to the Part Time program FEMBA at UCLA (16th) (was Denied for full time program) and the Full Time MBA program at UCSD (60th) with a fellowship cove ...

    20 comments6 May 2020 -

  84. Hi, I have no financial/accounting background, I recently got a MBA from a top US school, I am just 30 and currently working for an operational advisory team for a big 4, I plan to join a PE firm in the future and I am wondering if having a CFA would add ...

    51 comments6 Oct 2016 -

  85. Hi, everyone I was wondering if enrolling in a teaching abroad program would be deemed as strong work experience as to applying to one of the top-tier MBA programs or even to applying for a job with BB. Despite that it might be irrelevant to the finance i ...

    23 comments6 May 2020 -

  86. Kelley MBA (Indiana University)

    Business School and GMAT

    As a resident and with scholarships, my total cost of tuition for an MBA at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business would be only about $20k. Not per year, but total. I know Kelley is not in the M7 or anything, but this is looking pretty good ...

    21 comments6 May 2020 -

  87. I went to college at a school ranked in the 20s with a minor in business and I will be finishing medical school in 2012 at a school ranked in the 10s. GPA is 3.9 in college, and my grades are above average in medical school. My questions: 1. how competiti ...

    46 comments8 Nov 2016 -

  88. Hi I'm an international student currently attending a target undergrad in the US, and I am wondering: If I serve for 2-4 years in the Navy in my European home country after undergrad, will that give me an edge when I apply to Business Schools in the ...

    20 comments6 May 2020 -

  89. So with round 1 mba admissions cycle starting to get into full gear, a lot of applicants are very anxious. I recently had a chance to catch up with an old friend of mine who just graduated from a top 5 business school and was a student member of the adcom ...

    45 comments23 Jul 2012 -

  90. Hi friends, I did my undergrad at Harvard in Women's Studies. I am currently working in consulting at MBB and hope to attend Stanford's GSB in two years. I would like to work a few years after that, and then return to school for my PhD in Econ, ...

    36 comments28 Nov 2017 -

  91. Midas Mulligan Magoo's blog Here's a fun way to end the week for some of our aspiring MBA monkeys. Arguing over what the Top 20 MBA landscape currently looks like. If the [/embed] following Economist article is to be believed, the landscape has ...

    31 comments14 Oct 2011 -

  92. McCombs MBA for IB/Consulting?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi I have an admit from the McCombs MBA program at UT-Austin. How strong is the IB /Consulting recruitment here? Over the past few years even though MBB and BB IB's have come on campus, the number of students recruited (SA as well as Full-time offers ...

    42 comments13 Dec 2016 -

  93. Hi, i am 23 yo and just started working as a consultant for McKinsey in Germany and would like to do a Harvard MBA during my leave in about two years. There is still some time to go but I would like figure out my chances and also already try to use the ne ...

    20 comments6 May 2020 -

  94. I have heard a lot of people saying it is almost impossible for post-MBA to get in PE without prior PE experience. But I assume that a 3 year pre- MBA BB IBD (more ideally M&A team) experience should give you lots of deal experiences and sufficient mo ...

    39 comments15 Jan 2017 -

  95. I am an MBA, a CFA Level III candidate, and have been working in ER for a year. My comp is 60k base. What the hell am I doing wrong? Am I in the twilight zone or is this even remotely normal sounding? MBA Equity Research CFA ...

    48 comments1 Aug 2011 -

  96. Brown is officially getting into the MBA game. It's a baby step; an EMBA offered by completing a program that has existed for several year though a partnership with IE-Madrid. It's been 40 years since an Ivy (Yale) started offering the degree. I ...

    19 comments6 May 2020 -

  97. Freshman at a Non-Target

    Investment Banking

    I'm currently a freshman at a non-target, private school in Buffalo, New York. It is highly respected in this area, however outside of Western New York it has little prestige. I have talked with a couple of Finance and Economics professors here and t ...

    21 comments6 May 2020 -

  98. Post Secondary Virgin

    Investment Banking

    Hello WallStreetOasis, this will be my first post on this forums. I'm currently a senior in an Ontario high school. My dream alike most people on this forums is to eventually break into Investment Banking. With most of you having already graduated fr ...

    21 comments6 May 2020 -

  99. Is there any value in looking into positions in places like Africa, India, etc.? Obviously China has become fairly well represented but what about other options abroad? How do Bschools look at them, as in, would coming from an office in one of these place ...

    21 comments6 May 2020 -

  100. What are my chances to top-10?

    Business School and GMAT

    -White male, 27 years old-710 GMAT (45Q, 42Q)-Bachelors in Econ from fairly prestigious public undergrad (think UVA, UNC, Michigan, UCLA etc)-Weak GPA ~2.9, ~ 3.3 within my major)-3.5 years work experience as an analyst doing business development for a For ...

    19 comments6 May 2020 -

  101. B-schools with the best facilities

    Business School and GMAT

    Based on my visits and what I have seen: 1. HBS 2. Stanford 3. Booth 4. Sloan 5. Upcoming new Yale building Schools that have underwhelmed me in terms of facilities: kellogg, columbia, stern. Of course, this is trivial in terms of selecting a school. MBA ...

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