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  2. MIT vs Yale for undergraduate

    Hi everyone. I'm a senior in high school with just a few days left to accept admission to either Yale or MIT. I plan on pursuing a career in finance after graduation but I'm torn between two great options. I plan to study a combination of comput ...

    32 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 19 2018 - 2:40pm -

  3. MIT Master of Finance Admissions

    I'm going to have an interview with the MIT Master of Finance admission committee this week. I was wondering if anyone could share what to expect for the 15min interview? Thanks for helping out! MIT master of finance master finance ...

    105 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:03pm -

  4. Colleges for iBanking

    so i am a rising senior who eventually wants to get into ibanking. as i am starting the college process, what schools are the clear standouts to recruiters. I have gotten different advice from people ranging from you dont actually learn anything at harvar ...

    82 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:35pm -

  5. What to study at MIT to make it to Wall Street... Engineering, Business, or Math?

    A summary of my questions: I have every option available to me. From the perspective of someone who has been on wall street, what is the best thing to study at MIT in order to optimize my chances of making it to a big IB? Would it be a waste of my time at ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2017 - 6:20pm -

  6. Economists are Irrational!

    I read an article some time ago by the Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman in which he described the renewed battle between so-called freshwater economists (so named because they are largely based at the University of Chicago and other Midwestern u ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 17 2014 - 4:00am -

  7. girl throws puppies into river (nsfw)

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 31 2010 - 9:53am -

  8. Harvard University. Online?

    As the internet has been developing over the last few decades, so has the idea of online learning. Now it seems everywhere you look there are advertisements of online programs. In general when you think about online education, programs like University of ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 2 2012 - 7:10pm -

  9. Houston Energy Trading: Which Degree?

    I have 3 years of work experience developing real-time risk systems for commodities trading in Houston at a BB. BS in Computer Science and BA in Economics from UT Austin. Want to eventually become an energy trader in Houston. 3.95 GPA, 750 GMAT. I think a ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2012 - 2:03am -

  10. The God of Quants speaks

    Perhaps one of the coolest guys from the pocket protector posse, James Simons has become an absolute legend in our world of finance, with his army of physicists and mathematicians at the Quant juggernaut Ren Tech, he has beaten and wowed the street year i ...

    19 comments - 9 silver bananas - Jan 25 2011 - 6:52pm -

  11. AMA: MIT Sloan

    Hi all, I am currently a 2nd year student at MIT Sloan graduating in the summer and heading for a position in New York afterwards. The forum has surprisingly little discussion around Sloan so I thought I would try to provide some color around the courses, ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2016 - 6:54pm -

  12. Can anybody evaluate my chance of getting into MIT MFin?

    I am an internation student, currently struggling with job searching. I am thinking of getting a second master's degree at MIT MFin but I am not sure about my chances getting in. Could someone help me evaluate my background? Thanks! undergrad in a no ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 2 2018 - 10:41pm -

  13. MIT Masters in Finance placement stats up!

    http://msfhq.com/2010/12/mit-masters-in-finance-pl... Very impressive if you ask me. Lot of consulting also. Good mix! I will discuss more when I get home. MIT MSF ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 22 2010 - 5:52pm -

  14. Just read that Wharton and MIT are considered "Formulaic" in applications, what does that mean?

    Apparently MIT, Wharton, and Columbia are more formulaic to get into. Just curious as to what that means and if that somehow could apply to me. MIT columbia wharton ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2012 - 12:07am -

  15. MFIN + MBA, worth it?

    Hey, Is a Mfin from MIT then a top MBA from H/S/W/C/C worth it? Let say you will be 27 when applying to an MBA, 2 Masters (one mfin), 2 years ib /consulting experiences (one pre MFIN one post MFIN)? I GUESS you will be promoted to associated when you alre ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2011 - 4:18am -

  16. MIT MFin Program- Is it worth it? ($1/10 of a Million for the program)

    I feel this program is extremely expensive. I dont really know how people consider it on the street. Any inputs? THanks! MIT Mfin Progam ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2013 - 5:27pm -

  17. Masters in finance from MIT question

    So i had a question that i could not find the answer to through searching this board. I still have a couple years until graduating from undergrad with a finance degree. I wanted to know if a graduate school looks down on a finance undergrad degree applica ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2010 - 11:06pm -

  18. MIT Masters Finance

    So MIT got about 900 apps this year, up from about 175 last year... damn with a 21% acceptance rate those people in the first group are lucky so is this program going to become as quantitative and competitive as Princeton? They claim on their website that ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2010 - 2:55pm -

  19. MIT Masters in Finance Associate Placement

    Does anyone know how well the MIT Master of Finance program does in Associate (*not analyst*) placements? Their employment report doesn't have that data. I'm 27 and hoping to make a career switch from quant to IB. Quant stuff is great but not fo ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2013 - 1:46am -

  20. 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 -

  21. Advice needed- MBA Exploding Offer

    Odd situation here and hoping I can get some quick advice. My boss promised to fund my MBA full time, if I was accepted into a top part-time program and continued employment. I was considering full-time only and applied to the top 6 schools for full-time, ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2012 - 12:22pm -

  22. Stanford/Harvard- am i good enough?

    Hey everyone, big fan of the board, been quietly following it for a few years.. need some advice myself now. I want to apply for an MBA, only to Stanford or Harvard. I would not go to any other school, and i would only go here if i can get a c. 50% schola ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2012 - 5:41am -

  23. Resume (MIT/Columbia non-target grad)

    http://www.razume.com/documents/18433 I come from an entrepreneurial and academic background, but I've recently become interested in finance thanks to some friends who introduced me to the topic over winter break. Unfortunately, after looking at entr ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 16 2011 - 12:29pm -

  24. MIT Mfin vs Cambrige MPhil Fin

    Which one is harder to get into? Which one is better for placement etc. MIT ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2013 - 4:06pm -

  25. Admission chance for MSc Finance?

    Hey! I've just graduated from my master. I'm thinking of applying for MSc Finance program for the next fall, but worrying about the chances of admission for each of them. Ok, briefly, my stats is a graduate from us top 20 liberal arts college, m ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2015 - 10:39am -

  26. Chances at MIT MFin

    Please give me a profile Eval for MIT MFin: 3.8 GPA Economics from Top 20 US Undergrad (Math Courses: Statistics = A, Calc I = A, Calc II = A) 3.3 GPA at MAcc at Top 25 School Internships at Venture Capital Firm, Boutique Investment Banking Firm, Big 4 fi ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2015 - 10:39pm -

  27. MIT MFin vs. MIT MBA

    How much easier is the MBA to get into? They both have similar admissions percentages. MIT ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2013 - 3:19pm -

  28. MIT MSF Chances/Question

    Ok so I am interested in possibly getting my MsF in a year or two and the goal is MIT. Ill be working in the Boston area in M&A advisory from a top 50 school (state) and had a 3.8 in Finance. My question is how should I go about taking the prereq sugg ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 5 2012 - 10:18pm -

  29. Ebonics on resume?

    Hey! if you have taken several Ebonics classes(3 to be exact) so you understand the language and culture perfectly, should you list it on your resume? Also, if I'm applying to places around Ebonic speaking neighborhoods(think chicago, new york, detro ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2011 - 10:29pm -

  30. 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 -

  31. special student MIT

    dear fellow monkeys, i am an undergrad at a school in germany and i want to do a semester abroad at a top school in the US to boost my chances of eventually getting a job in the beautiful united states of america. i'm really interested in the special ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 14 2011 - 8:08pm -

  32. 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 -

  33. MIT/Booth--> MBB- what's the conversion rate?

    This is a simple question. What is the conversion rate of application-> interview-> offer at MIT and Booth? (I'm an incoming student. I have dozens of hours of case interview study under my belt, though I'm rusty, and my firm intention is ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 2 2017 - 1:28pm -

  34. The Genius Romance

    http://www.amazon.com/Outliers-Story-Success-Malco... 2 years ago, I was fortunate enough to intern for the PE branch of very elite investment firm, the best within it's strategic focus. I didn't know a single thing about finance back then, I di ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2012 - 5:56am -

  35. MIT offering certificates for free online classes

    MIT are now offering certificates alongside their online classes. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/19/education/mit-ex... BUT- 1) certificates will cost a 'small affordable charge' 2) certificates will NOT have MIT name MIT certificates online cla ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 20 2011 - 9:08am -

  36. Shall you go the Extra Mile?

    My situation is quite straight forward. I could start FT as S&T Analyst this year in London... or I could kill myself to get into a MF in Princeton or at MIT to break into WallStreet... The first one is the easy option- but I feel like I will be stuck ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2013 - 4:12pm -

  37. Difference in cost between MIT Masters and LSE

    I'm looking at MS in finance programs. Someone on this forum suggested MIT. If I am correct the Masters programs at LSE cost approximately 30k vs 70k for the MIT degree? Is this correct? Seems like too big of a disparity. LSE MIT ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2010 - 3:58pm -

  38. Chances at Top MSF

    Thanks for taking the time to read this. I tried to exhaust the search feature before posting this. I'm currently thinking about applying for a MSF at a top university (think Princeton, MIT, LSE, etc.) and was curious to see if I currently have a rea ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 14 2014 - 12:57pm -

  39. Merton going back to MIT to teach in the MSF program

    Just read that in bloomberg markets. Should be a great addition to the new program and gives the MSF degree more press. Still not sure if 80k for a MIT MSF is worth it, but with Merton teaching it deff adds something to the program. MIT MSF ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 15 2010 - 3:20am -

  40. MIT M.Fin

    When b-schools accept GMAT or GRE it seems that more preference is given to GMAT. Since MIT's M.Fin accepts both scores which would be the better to submit? Thanks. ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2010 - 9:37pm -

  41. "MIT grad for hire"- From Sandwich Board to Board Room

    "A laid-off banker wore a sandwich board saying "MIT grad for hire" to get a new gig." http://www.nypost.com/seven/12112008/news/regional... lay off Investment banker MIT ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2008 - 6:49pm -

  42. MIT Private Equity Symposium

    Prospective monkey still looking for summer opportunities. Would this be an event worth going to? Obviously it probably wont help with SA opportunities but will it be worthwhile to attend? http://www.mitpesymposium.com/ Description: The 8th Annual MIT Slo ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2011 - 5:06pm -

  43. MIT Sloan Admissions Tips

    A recent Stratus Prep article listed 10 things that can help you monkeys get into MIT Sloan. The following admissions tips are from a Sloan Alum who has counseled other students on the MBA admissions process for top schools throughout the country. What do ...

    - 1 silver bananas - Nov 30 2016 - 12:13pm -

  44. MIT endowment

    Does anyone have any information on the MIT endowment fund and what it's like to work there in terms of pay/exit opps? Would it be easier to go to school there at the same time when working there? MIT ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Feb 6 2013 - 3:26pm -

  45. Application for semester at top tier school

    Hey, I'm currently enrolled in a MS in Management program at a top tier European university. The program is structured in three semesters, 2 spent at my university and one spent abroad. Therefore, I would like to apply for a non-degree program at top ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2012 - 4:37pm -

  46. Are the online Wharton, Kellogg, or MIT apps available yet?

    Whenever I try to sign in to like the MIT one I get an error. Is this just me or are they not up yet? Wharton MIT Kellogg ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2012 - 12:02am -

  47. MIT LGO for consulting

    Next question... how much of a disadvantage is it for MBB recruiting to miss that SA opportunity? I ask because LGO at MIT looks like a great program, but they only let you intern with partner companies (for no pay, but 70% of the tuition is covered). LGO ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2011 - 11:11am -