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  2. MIT vs Yale for undergraduate

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments19 May 2018 -

  3. MIT Master of Finance Admissions

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments26 Feb 2017 -

  4. Colleges for iBanking

    Job Search Advice

    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 comments21 Mar 2017 -

  5. 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 comments1 Jun 2017 -

  6. 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 comments17 Nov 2014 -

  7. 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 comments31 Aug 2010 -

  8. 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 comments2 May 2012 -

  9. 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 comments22 Feb 2012 -

  10. 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 comments25 Jan 2011 -

  11. AMA: MIT Sloan

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments16 Feb 2016 -

  12. 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 Salary ...

    22 comments22 Dec 2010 -

  13. 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 comments27 Sep 2012 -

  14. MFIN + MBA, worth it?

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments7 Mar 2011 -

  15. 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 comments15 Jan 2013 -

  16. Masters in finance from MIT question

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments8 Aug 2010 -

  17. MIT Masters Finance

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments24 May 2010 -

  18. 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 comments2 Dec 2018 -

  19. 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 comments9 Sep 2013 -

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

    12 comments9 Jun 2014 -

  21. Advice needed- MBA Exploding Offer

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments25 Oct 2012 -

  22. Stanford/Harvard- am i good enough?

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments3 Sep 2012 -

  23. 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 comments16 Jan 2011 -

  24. MIT Mfin vs Cambrige MPhil Fin

    Business School and GMAT

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

    10 comments22 Apr 2013 -

  25. Admission chance for MSc Finance?

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments15 Nov 2015 -

  26. Chances at MIT MFin

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments7 Jun 2015 -

  27. MIT MFin vs. MIT MBA

    Business School and GMAT

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

    8 comments14 Oct 2013 -

  28. MIT MSF Chances/Question

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments5 Jul 2012 -

  29. Ebonics on resume?

    Job Search Advice

    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 comments27 Apr 2011 -

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

    7 comments27 Sep 2010 -

  31. special student MIT

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments14 Jul 2011 -

  32. Chances at M7- Appreciate some advice

    Business School and GMAT

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

    5 comments8 Jul 2014 -

  33. The Genius Romance

    Investment Banking

    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 comments31 Mar 2012 -

  34. 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 comments20 Dec 2011 -

  35. 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 comments2 May 2017 -

  36. Shall you go the Extra Mile?

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments29 Jul 2013 -

  37. 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 comments21 Feb 2010 -

  38. Chances at Top MSF

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments14 Apr 2014 -

  39. 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 comments15 Jul 2010 -

  40. MIT M.Fin

    Business School and GMAT

    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 comments3 Jul 2010 -

  41. "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 Interview ...

    3 comments11 Dec 2008 -

  42. MIT Private Equity Symposium

    Investment Banking

    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 comments22 Feb 2011 -

  43. MIT Sloan Admissions Tips

    Business School and GMAT

    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 ...

    30 Nov 2016 -

  44. MIT endowment

    Investment Banking

    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 ...

    6 Feb 2013 -

  45. 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 comment21 Nov 2012 -

  46. 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 ...

    2 Aug 2012 -

  47. MIT LGO for consulting

    Management 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 comment2 May 2011 -