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  2. Georgetown University Online MSF

    Booyah! Georgetown just announced that they are starting an online MSF. I would imagine this is the first step towards offering an on campus version. This is great news for anyone looking for a remote education and will compete nicely with the Indiana pro ...

    167 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 6 2017 - 1:09pm -

  3. Comprehensive US MSF Ranking

    Since there is not a ranking of US MSFs I elected to make one. I'd like to thank ANT/TNA for his great list on MSFHQ.com it is an invaluable resource for anyone considering an MSF. This is a work in progress and I welcome any feedback. This is just m ...

    355 comments - 12 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:20pm -

  4. MSF Class of 2016

    Ok guys, building on my post last year, I wanted to start something for this years applicants. Anyone applying this year, with a 2015 start and 2016 graduation, feel free to post your profile, ask questions or just add some comments. Looking to help and g ...

    718 comments - 8 silver bananas - Sep 28 2014 - 5:00pm -

  5. Where are you in for MSF/MFE/MiMs?

    Since someone started an MBA thread, I figure that I might as well start one for MSF /MFE/MiMs. I was wondering where people have heard back from. I'm in at Duke MMS, Wake MA and the Ohio State SMF. MSF Duke MMS MIM ...

    259 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2012 - 11:45am -

  6. OHIO STATE MSF

    I have heard a little bit about this program and the website looks good as far as courses go. However, I did not have any luck finding placement info or alumni base. Does anyone know anything about the Presence of Ohio State in the North East or where gra ...

    57 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 25 2017 - 2:46pm -

  7. 2014 MSF Class Thread

    Hey everyone. Figured I would create a Class of 2014 thread for everyone thinking about applying for next years MSF programs. Good place to ask questions, compare profiles and meet others who are applying. MSF Master in Finance Class of 2014 ...

    86 comments - 4 silver bananas - Sep 2 2012 - 4:51pm -

  8. The M.B.A. degree...becoming obsolete?

    The M.B.A. degree used to be a sure thing, but today it may be becoming obsolete. T-Rex with a busted ankle, hobbling towards the Cenozoic. How quickly the world can change... Not too long ago, with a Top 5-10 M.B.A. in tow, you could write your own ticke ...

    61 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 28 2010 - 12:59pm -

  9. WUSTL or UVA MSF?

    These are my two top choices I've been admitted to. I'm a recent Berkeley Mathematics graduate. I like that UVA is not for business students but I don't really know what to choose. I like that WUSTL offers a quantitative finance. I want to ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2017 - 12:28pm -

  10. Time To Respect The MSF: Top Five MSF Myths Debunked

    Whenever I read about the MSF on WSO I often see people commenting on it that have no idea what they are talking about. So I wanted to write this blog post to clear up some myths. My MSF experience is at the Villanova/Washington University/Vanderbilt/UT-A ...

    54 comments - 4 silver bananas - Nov 9 2012 - 5:19pm -

  11. Strengthening MSF Application

    Hi Guys, So I'm planning on going to grad school next year (hopefully) and was hoping you guys could give me some advice. I've been doing a lot of reading on the board and elsewhere but can't seem to find the information I'm looking fo ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2015 - 7:14am -

  12. GWU's MSF

    I was wondering if any of the members from WSO have any experience with George Washington University's B-School, whether its personal experience or you know someone who went there. I am specifically interested in their MSF program and that hefty tag ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:14am -

  13. Anyone here with a MSF and find it hard to get job?

    Hey folks, I know from others in the industry that it can happen but if you wouldn't mind I was wondering if anyone who has completed the MSF and has found it tough/impossible to get a job in fnance afterwards could tell me about their experiences? I ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2012 - 2:18pm -

  14. Ever heard of Brandeis MAief

    Anyone heard of Brandeis Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance? I have a big scholarship to this 2 year program. **NOTE- I had to make a few deletions (personal details) to my posts to preserve my anonymity. I did this after I had received ...

    42 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:51pm -

  15. Business School and Trading

    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 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 29 2010 - 8:03pm -

  16. Vanderbilt MSF Job Placement

    Found this link on another forum. Since there seems to be a lot of questions about the Vanderbilt MSF program (and MSF programs in general) I though I'd post this link listing job placements from 2006-2009. Hopefully this should help answer questions ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:51pm -

  17. MIT MFin Q&A

    Application season is coming up, so I figured I would provide some unofficial info via Q&A on the program to those interested. Anything goes from admissions (chances, essays, interviews) to curriculum to class profile to quality of instruction to indu ...

    45 comments - 4 silver bananas - Aug 21 2012 - 4:32am -

  18. Is over 30 too old for an MSF?

    Is over 30 too old for an MSF? MSF ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2012 - 3:52am -

  19. American University MSF

    Does anybody know much about American University's MSF program. I was thinking about applying there and I just wanted to make sure that its a respectable school and program. Just from looking on their website and seeing that their class profile says ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm -

  20. How to explain gaps in resume

    What should I say to explain the when I was: considering graduate school, looking for work, improving my health, ect. MBA resume CFA graduate school MAcc MSF Finance PhD ...

    41 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 23 2013 - 2:34pm -

  21. Columbia M.S. Financial Engineering to break into IB?

    Hey all, I searched for more information on this but I can't seem to find a "definitive" answer. What are people's thoughts and sentiments regarding Columbia's MSFE in order to break into Investment Banking without any prior finan ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:50pm -

  22. Johns Hopkins MSF vs Rochester MSF, thanks!

    Hi all, Recently I got admission to two MSF programs, Johns Hopkins MSF and Rochester MSF, and I am having a tough time making the decision because I don't know which one is better. There is no doubt that JHU has a stronger name, however, JHU plans t ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:39pm -

  23. UT-Austin vs. Villanova MSF

    Okay.. So I haven't officially gotten any word on whether I will be accepted to Nova yet... But I got my offer from Texas this morning. And because it is April I know I have to make a quick decision. Which program should I choose? My goal is Growth E ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2013 - 10:17am -

  24. MSF- Bocconi or ESADE. Thanks!

    I've got admitted to the MSF program in both schools. Yet I'm not sure which school to go to. I'm a Chinese student and I'm thinking about getting into a commercial bank after graduation. As here in China none of them is famous, I' ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:34pm -

  25. Santa Clara University Master in Finance

    Just wanted to give all your MSF'ers a heads up that the West Coast has another program starting up. Hopefully USC will roll their program out and then you will have 3 great programs to choose from. http://www.heraldonline.com/2013/02/20/4634732/two. ...

    39 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 23 2013 - 7:13pm -

  26. WUSTL vs. Vanderbilt MSF

    Does anyone have any thoughts as to which program is better? They have similar admission statistics (Vanderbilt higher GPA, WUSTL higher GMAT) and similar placement stats. They have similar costs and place in similar areas. I have been admitted to both an ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:52pm -

  27. Breaking in to the Buy-Side

    Coming out of a semi-target, how exactly does one break into the buy-side (i.e. from undergrad)? Do funds or AM divisions have junior analyst or rotational programs? If so, what is typical comp? Of course CFA level 1 would help, but what about staying a y ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:34pm -

  28. MSF at OSU

    Hello, Anybody here has any idea how the SMF program at OSU will be in terms of career prospects for IB or corporate finance positions??? How is the program shaping up as per your views???? MSF ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2017 - 2:46pm -

  29. Is my profile good enough for a MSF program in the UK?

    I've been following this site for awhile now, but this is my very first post! I'm a prospective MSF student, and I've applied to several schools in the US, but I'm not feeling stellar about my chances of acceptance, so I'm trying ...

    41 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2011 - 4:07pm -

  30. Mia Culpa

    Hi guys, first time poster, I'm going to try and keep this short, not make it my life story. In a nutshell, I am a non target graduate with limited options. Went to a partying state school (think top 10 as far as chics go) and did just that, partied ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2014 - 10:20am -

  31. MSF and MiM School List

    I'm finishing up apps and narrowing my target list. 3.1 GPA, 680 (41,41) GMAT, URM, Bio Major, 1 summer of research, 1 MM SA position. Should I add any more or delete any on the list. My current schools are: Wake Forest MA (In with 5K) UVA (Submitted ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2012 - 9:11am -

  32. Villanova or Claremont McKenna MSF program?

    Which MSF program would you recommend for someone who went to a non-target undergrad who wants to break into either Asset Management or equity research? I would prefer to live on the West Coast in the long run, but I am geographically flexible for at leas ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2011 - 4:22pm -

  33. MSc Finance Current Students & Graduates – What would you do differently?

    Hello fellow monkeys. As a prospective MSc Finance student, I would like to hear opinions of current MSc Finance students and graduates about what they would do differently if they had the chance to start their program again. I am asking this question mai ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2014 - 5:00pm -

  34. Georgetown University MSF Program- In Person

    Hey guys, just wanted to give everyone a heads up. Just spoke with the program and they are going to be rolling out a flex option for students. There will still be the remote option for those working around the country, but there will also now be an on ca ...

    18 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 22 2015 - 1:08am -

  35. Washington D.C. MSF Programs

    Looking for feedback on MSF programs in the DC area. Hopkins and Maryland seem to be pretty equal, American seems to be a step above. Anyone have any thoughts about quality of programs and career placement after? MSF ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2014 - 9:38am -

  36. 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 -

  37. MSF---Vanderbilt VS. BC

    I am comparing the two MSF programs of Vanderbilt and Boston College. Both are my top priority. Currently I have received the AD from Vandy, and still waiting for BC. So I really want to get more insight view of the two programs, especially the placement ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2014 - 10:11am -

  38. Do you have an advanced degree?

    Yes, MBA only 7% (33 votes) Yes, MSF only 12% (53 votes) Yes, CFA only 6% (26 votes) Yes, CFP only 1% (4 votes) Yes, CPA only 4% (18 votes) Yes, CAIA only 1% (3 votes) Yes MBA, and CFA and/or CPA and/or CFP and/or CAIA 5% (23 votes) Yes MSF, and CFA and/o ...

    14 comments - silver bananas - Aug 20 2012 - 9:53pm -

  39. Georgia State MSF

    Is anyone in Atlanta who has completed the Georgia State Masters in Finance at night? TNA has a good write up of the program on msfhq.com. It would be nice to hear from someone who has done it to talk about the program and whether the tuition is worth it ...

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

  40. Good US MsF Programs for Breaking In in Canada?

    Graduating from a non-target in the US this summer or next fall, finance major, no relevant experience, got interested in the industry only recently and after asking some WSO users for advice thought I'd apply to MsF programs as a plan B if I don ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2013 - 11:44am -

  41. Considering an MSF... Am I making the correct decision?

    I'm considering going back to school for a Master's in Finance, but I'm not sure I'm making the right decision. I graduated school in May 2009 from a big state school with a degree in Economics. Due to personal problems my undergrad ex ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2010 - 6:48pm -

  42. In a bind: LSE vs. Vandy

    Thanks for the comments. LSE vanderbilt MSF ms finance Vandy ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2010 - 5:44am -

  43. Masters in Finance Blog

    Ok, as most people know I just finished my MSF and am a huge fan of the degree. Just as everyone else who has applied to grad school I looked at a lot of programs and schools. My time on this board as well as having friends in other programs has given me ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 12 2010 - 1:28am -

  44. Georgetown University’s MS in Finance Online Program (Sponsored Story)

    Developing the Next Leaders in Finance Georgetown University's Master of Science in Finance (MSF) online program transforms today's best financial professionals into rising industry leaders. Created by the distinguished faculty of the McDonough ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 1 2014 - 5:02pm -

  45. MSF, MMS/MiM or should I just go with an MFE if I want a job?

    Hello. An International from Netherlands here. I am currently looking at various programs that will help me get a job in US after graduating(kinda like a gateway to a US industries). I have about 6 months of experience and no, I am not a native English sp ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 28 2014 - 11:03am -

  46. University of Cincinnati: Masters in Finance (MSF)

    Someone posted back in april and got no comments... I am still trying to do more research into MSF programs.. Does anyone know anything about the University of Cincinnati MSF program? Nova is still my top choice for next year, but I feel depending on the ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:51pm -

  47. Hard Skills Needed coming from MSF

    I'm at a decent MSF program right now, doing the job search but I need to know which hard skills will be the ones that land me a job. I'm one of the few domestics in the program, and my math skills are still developing (I got slightly less than ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 30 2014 - 4:19am -

  48. MSF Programs & Schools- My Shots

    Hi guys, How is it going? I have a question about the MSF programs and schools and my shots at them, and I hope to receive some insights and opinions here:) ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 8 2010 - 4:45pm -

  49. MSF: BC, Villanova or USC

    @TNA or anybody else, please help! I got accepted into Villanova and USC, and I am waiting for the answer from Boston College for my MSF. I am an international student and I want to work anywhere in the us, preferably in PE, but not necessarily. I am real ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2014 - 12:01pm -

  50. msf bocconi vs frankfurt school of finance and management

    Hello all, I have recieved admit from frankfurt school of finance and management and bocconi university.i am unabe to decide between these two universities.i am an international student with no work ex and henceforth it will be difficult for me to find a ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2014 - 2:57am -

  51. 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 -

  52. Anyone from St.Gallen?

    I am getting mixed signals about applying there and would love to speak with people that either went there for their Masters in Finance or anyone that even considered it. I've looked at other sites as well but too much information in this case can on ...

    22 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 25 2010 - 12:01am -

  53. Which MSF program should i choose?

    Hello every one i'm a 25 years old Iranian MBA IN FINANCE from sharif university (best MBA program in middle east / best university in my country / 130-140 in world) GPA 3.93 out of 4 (highest in the history of program) 780 in GMAT 4 year of work exp ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 6 2015 - 12:14pm -

  54. American for EU MSF....Advise.

    I would like to get the perspective of any European WSO'ers out there about the general reputation of some of these Dutch Universities for Master of finance/type degrees. Also anyone else with knowledge of these universities, please throw in your two ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2011 - 8:28am -

  55. Advice- Please rip this plan to shreds

    WARNING- LONG POST I am a 2009 grad from an extreme non-target who just got accepted into MIT's MFin program. This seems like a dream-come-true, and it is, and I really want to go, and probably will. My concern is that financially, it doesn't ne ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 25 2011 - 10:31am -

  56. MSF suggestions? decent GPA from non-target, finc. services

    Hi, I'm looking for suggestions for pursuing a MSF to mask a 3.2 from Tulane (3.5 Major GPA) and get out from the financial services industry. My ultimate is to break into IB, whether directly into BB or a second-tier firm. I understand my chances ar ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 9 2010 - 8:17pm -

  57. MSF and MAcc for career-changers?

    Hello. First post. I graduated with a BA in humanity last year. I have since been taking a year off to do some service projects and have fun. I initially was intent upon going to law school, until I spent a significant amount of time working for a lawyer ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2015 - 1:29am -

  58. Rank these graduate programs for IB opportunities

    Villanova MSF DePaul MSF Johns Hopkins MSF Duke MMS I graduated from UMich last May with a BA in Econ. Haven't been able to get a job since, no relevant work exp. Really considering these programs to try and get into investment banking analyst roles, ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2010 - 12:14am -

  59. Is this acceptable behaviour from an MSF teacher?

    Hi, So we got our grades back for an exam, and the smartest people of the class did badly (failed or average) while the "idiots" got very high grades. One of the clever guys who failed went to the teacher, did all the calculations in front of th ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2012 - 2:03pm -

  60. Msf Guidance

    Hi guys, I'm coming out of a big 4 target/otherwise semi/non target school. Majored in business administration(no finance major) with an emphasis in finance(took corp fin, derivatives, investments courses). FT recruiting didn't go well due to la ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2014 - 6:35pm -

  61. MSF Advice- OSU vs. UMD vs. JHU vs. CWRU vs. Purdue

    Hi Everyone, I am trying to decide a MS Finance program at one of the following schools to attend in this Fall. I think these schools are decent but not preeminent; however, could anyone please tell me which school might be a better choice in terms of its ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2012 - 8:47pm -

  62. Dual Degree with MSF/MFE?

    I'm starting my MSF soon, but BC I will still have 4 yrs of fluff and one year of legit education, I'm pondering a dual degree. If I could, which is a better second masters to add: one in accounting, which could make me a "jack of all trade ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2014 - 10:01pm -

  63. Letter of recommendations for MSF programs

    I plan on applying to five programs (WUSTL, Wake, Duke, Nova, Vandy). That should be about ten letters of recommendation that I need. Would you suggest finding ten different people or would a lesser number (even two) suffice? MSF ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2012 - 10:57pm -

  64. MSF DECISION: George Washington U. or Brandeis U.

    Hi, I am admitted by two universities, the GWU and the Brandeis U.. Now, I am in a dilemma of accepting whose admission. Could anyone give me some advice? Thank you so much! MSF ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2014 - 6:06am -

  65. Webinar TONIGHT (Aug 12th) 830PM- Breaking into Finance with an MSF

    Tonight (August 12th, 830PM et) Wall Street Mentors will be hosting its Third Webinar of the summer. On July 15th, we covered the transition from banking to private equity. On July 29th, we covered what it takes to break into Sales & Trading. On Augus ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2013 - 6:45pm -

  66. Vanderbilt MSF 2011

    Has anyone who applied to round 2 heard anything yet? I finished my interview during the discover weekend in Feb admissions vanderbilt MSF ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 1:47pm -

  67. What MSF programs should I aim for?

    I graduated in 2011 with a 3.2 gpa....non-target but still a major university....interviewing everywhere but can't get a job...i used to what IB, now I think I want Equity Research or Management Consulting.....assuming research is my goal however, wh ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2012 - 7:44pm -

  68. MSF program

    I'm holding a bachelor degree in Finance (not in US) GPA: 3.17 GMAT: 650 no job exp, 3-months internship in Baker & Mckenzie CFA lv1 I apply for: Tier 1: BC, Villanova Tier 2: Syracuse, Brandeis, Northeastern Tier 3: Drexel, Cincinnati Can someon ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2012 - 1:09pm -

  69. GMAT or GRE for MSF

    Hey all, I'm planning on taking a graduate entrance in fall/early winter, and am unsure as to whether to take the GRE or GMAT (if it even matters). I want to pursue either an MsF (probably) or an MSFE (less likely). I won't have time between now ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 20 2012 - 8:15pm -

  70. MSF Comparison- Making a decision: Vandy, UIUC, WUSTL or Tulane

    Hey there guys, I've applied to a few MSF programs to start this Fall 2011, and it's that time of the year to make a decision to where school should I go to. I was accepted at Vandy, UIUC and Tulane's MSF (Also Tulane's MENERGY) and am ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2011 - 11:47am -

  71. so when you are in a MSF, what do you

    do on the GPA front during the traditional recruiting season? Ok, so I join an MSF in July/August. Recruiting deadlines start coming up in Sep/Oct. All I'll have on my transcript from grad school at that point is my gpa from the summer preparatory co ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 17 2010 - 7:59pm -

  72. Best path to PhD in Finance (MSF or MSEcon)

    I want to pursue a PhD in Finance, but I'm not sure which master to take first in order to increase my chance of acceptance. What do you guys think? MSF, MS Economics, or another? I've heard that I should take the master at the university I wish ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2013 - 6:23pm -

  73. What is the best experience/degree for a Corp. Finance job at GM?

    Would a MSF degree be better than MAcc? GM MAcc MSF ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2013 - 9:32pm -

  74. Engineer Looking to Rebrand

    Deleted. MSF ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 2 2015 - 5:48pm -

  75. University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign MSF Interview

    I am going to be speaking with the Assistant Director and Professor that heads up the program next week. Anyone have any questions that they want asked? Post here and I will link the interview when I do it. Thanks www.msfhq.com MSF illinois uiuc ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 10 2010 - 12:49am -

  76. Any advice on these schools?

    Hey guys, just wanted to get your opinion on these MSF programs and how you would rate them. I know they are not cream of the crop, but given my low GPA, they are my best bets probably. Tulsa UT Dallas University of Baltimore University of Tampa Universit ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2010 - 1:16pm -

  77. MSF/MFE Profile Evaluation

    Background: Nationality: Swedish Age: 22 GPA: 3.7 finance undergrad from non-target GMAT: 780 6 months Internship in the PwC (Advisory Dept) Other few academic achievements My target programs are: Vanderbilt MSF Duke MMS MIT MFin CMC MFin (Princeton MSF)* ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2014 - 11:50am -

  78. University of Illinois Urbana Champaign vs. Tulane MSF

    which of these programs, should I get in, is better for a DOMESTIC student's job prospects in IB, ER, PE / HF (long run)? I wanna work in NYC ultimately. Both look really good: both are CFA partner institutes. I do like UIUC's location, but Tula ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2014 - 10:52pm -

  79. Anyone know much about U of R MSF?

    I'm looking at a few programs, but Rochester offered me a fairly large scholarship. I can't seem to find too much information on job placement or how the program is, I was wondering if anyone here could offer input on it? Much appreciated MSF ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2011 - 3:17pm -

  80. Wake Forest MA in Management vs. Tufts MIB vs. John Hopkins MSF

    I have admits from the three programs above and was wondering what, in your guys opinion, would be the best program? I want to get into IB or Consultancy I am awaiting offers/rejects from Columbia MFE, Vandy MSF, Nova MSF, Ivey Managment, Duke MMS, UIUC a ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2011 - 7:44pm -

  81. 2nd undergrad + Master in financial engineering vs Work

    Hi everyone, I'm graduating this semester from a bachelor of science in actuarial mathematics and I really want to do a Master in financial engineering but I don't think i have any chance to get accepted in the program since it's highly com ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2011 - 2:12am -

  82. MSF possible?

    I have been auditing financial services (hf) clients at a big 4 firm (1 yr). I absolutely hate it. I want to rebrand myself and raise my gpa so that I can hopefully get a job at a boutique or MM Ibank. My ug gpa is a 3.0. I have passed all of my CPA exams ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2014 - 10:01pm -

  83. Carlson MBA vs Claremont McKenna MSF

    removed MBA MSF Claremont ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2012 - 2:43pm -

  84. MS Finance @ 31 yr old...need some advice!

    Folks, So I'm in a catch-22 situation. I'm 31 yr old with 7+ yrs finance/consulting exp in middle office at a small finance firm...preferably I would had liked to do MBA from a top tier university but due to incompletion of an undergraduate degr ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2014 - 8:16am -

  85. MSF at Walsh College

    I know I am going to be flamed for this by the "If you don't go to H/S/W put a gun in your mouth right this minute" crowd, but this is my situation and I need advice. I am particularly interetsed int he commentary of those from SE Michigan ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2010 - 3:59pm -

  86. any new MS Programs? Anthony?

    Anthony- Do you know of any schools in the US that are planning to offer an MS in Finance? I know Gtown isn't- any other info? MS MSF ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2010 - 1:17pm -

  87. M.Sc. in Finance vs. FT recruiting

    Hi guys! Kind of a dilemma here: I am currently in my final year at a German target school (though "target" does not mean the same as in the US over here) and have a non- BB M&A SA gig lined up. My final goal is to work for an elite boutique ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2012 - 4:07am -

  88. What are the reasons for getting an MSF or MBA instead of a Ph.D.?

    Can anyone think of a reason other than opportunity cost? MBA MSF Ph.D. MBA in Finance ...

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

  89. MSF- personal experiences

    What's up guys and gals... If all goes as planned, I will be heading off to an MSF program starting next summer. By that time, I will have a shade over 1.75 years FT WE in BB PWM. It just so happens that my top choice (UIUC) values having some work e ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2011 - 11:03pm -

  90. Help!! International Student...

    Hey guys, I'm due to start my MSF at Vanderbilt and am stuck. I dont have enough money to begin my degree and really need to take out a loan. The problem is I'm an international student. I know there are plenty of people on this board that are i ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2011 - 5:49pm -

  91. International Student Loans

    I am due to begin my MSF at Vanderbilt. I am international student from Australia, so was wondering whether any monkeys knew of banks in the US who are willing to provide student loans without the need of a US citizen co-signing the loan? I rejected a luc ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2011 - 9:04pm -

  92. WUSTL, Cornell, or Boston University for Masters in Finance

    Dear WallStreetOasis, I'm a Chinese student who will be graduating with a finance degree this semester. I've applied to several MFE and MSF programs in the US. So far, I've been accepted into: Boston University for MSF WUSTL for MSF on the ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2011 - 2:36pm -

  93. MSF-Villanova Part II- My Interview with Meredith Kwiatek, Asst. Director of Admission

    I spoke to Meredith over the phone on yesterday in re the Villanova MSF. Here is the interview. ANT, you may want to include this on the MSFHQ site. Questions re: the MSF and MBA Programs for Meredith Kwiatek, Asst. Director of Admissions for the MSF Prog ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2011 - 11:29am -

  94. The MSF and MiM application process

    I applied successfully this cycle and I wanted to share what I learned about the process. The first thing is timing, the cycle is a marathon not a sprint. Assuming you're a rising senior, you want to start looking at schools and the GMAT in the sprin ...

    10 comments - 4 silver bananas - Mar 16 2013 - 8:11am -

  95. Advice Needed- UVA Vs. Vandy Vs. UF

    Okay I am extremely confused on what to do- I've gotten admittance to UF's MSF program & UVA's MS Commerce program (Financial Services concentration), & awaiting an Interview at Vanderbilt's MSF. Out of the three, tuition not c ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2011 - 3:06pm -

  96. Help: MSF decision

    Hello, I am an international student and have applied for MSF in US. So far I have got into following universities. Texas A&M uni Purdue uni Arizona USC- Didn't here anything yet Here's my profile, 24M Undergraduate- BE mech Gpa- 3.3 Good EC ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2014 - 5:25pm -

  97. MSF or MAS?

    Hello, I'll spare everyone my life's story and start at the point where I ended up at Purdue, on course to graduate at the end of this year with a 3.5. I made a ton of bad decisions along the way, and have been pulling a 3.8+ discounting my fres ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 24 2011 - 3:56pm -

  98. USC MSF or Brandeis Masters in International Economics & Finance

    Hi everyone, I am facing a bit of a dilemma as I got accepted into the USC MSF program, and the Brandeis MAeif program, and am not sure which one to choose. I like the Brandeis program as it has an Economics component to it, as well as many more specializ ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2014 - 5:40pm -

  99. When will USC release its first employment report of MSF class?

    I'm applying to msfs later this year and I need to make up mind whether to apply to USC or not. Its a good school, with good student body, the class profile is amazing. But as always, you can't depend on the name and profile alone. Back in 2014, ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2015 - 8:39am -

  100. Whats so wrong with Private Wealth /financial advising???

    So i basically have an "exploding offer" with a boutique that expires in like 2 weeks....and i have read countless articles on here and other sites on PWM, financial advising, etc...I mean ive spoken to people there and they say they love it.... ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 6 2010 - 2:07pm -

  101. GMAT 640 high quant, poor verbal. Retake it?

    Hi guys, I have recently taken the GMAT and my score was 640 (Q:49 V:28). I am not a native speaker that's why the poor verbal. What do you recommend me do? Should I retake it? I am interested in MSF in Boston College, Vanderblit, George Washigton Un ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2010 - 10:36am -

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