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  2. MSF Class of 2019

    Every year I do a post like this on about this date for students seeking admission. Most MSF/MMS program start their application cycle around this time so it is usually helpful. Prior years Q&A are listed below. https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/ ...

    353 comments - 34 silver bananas - Feb 8 2018 - 8:00pm -

  3. Best MSF's to shoot for given my stats?

    I know you guys get asked stuff like this all the time but it's a very case by case thing so I'm going to ask again. I'm a state school kid with a 3.9/4.0, expecting a 720+ GMAT at the very least (you'll just have to trust me on that), ...

    35 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 8 2018 - 4:00am -

  4. MSF Question and Answer

    Mod Note (Andy)- as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top discussions from 2015. This one was originally posted 6/30/2015. I get a ton of emails and answer a ton of posts asking similar questions so I thought I would answer the most common ...

    239 comments - 16 silver bananas - Dec 26 2015 - 8:00pm -

  5. MSF placements General

    Hi everyone. I'm a first time poster and any help/advice would be appreciated I'm looking to go and get an MSF in 2011. The schools I want to apply to are yet to be determined. As I understand it, there are many potential placement options out o ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2010 - 1:24am -

  6. Financial Times MSc Finance Rankings 2014

    The Financial Times published the 2014 Pre-Experience and Post-Experience rankings for MSc Finance programs. Here are the links for anyone who might be interested: ft.com/businessschoolrankings/masters-in-finance-pre-experience-2014">Masters in Fi ...

    78 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:53pm -

  7. Lateral Unlikely- Is MSF the answer?

    Hey all, I am a long shot that recently broke in at a very small regional boutique (extremely low GPA, non-target, late interest in finance- hustled and networked my ass off to get a gig). Although I am extremely grateful to have made it this far and I en ...

    19 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 13 2018 - 1:00am -

  8. Good MSF programs in the US for fresh undergrads

    I am currently a senior student at a univeristy (not famous) outside US and Europe majoring in Economics and minoring in Math. I am considering applying to Master of Finance programs in the U.S. and Europe and upon completion trying getting a job at an in ...

    66 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 20 2016 - 12:31am -

  9. The job prospect for MSF at UT-Dallas

    Hello! I am a U.S citizen living in Seoul. Here is my background. GPA: 3.8 GMAT: 690 TOEFL: 109, I have* no* internship or any related experiences in the industry, which is one of my biggest weakness. I am now applying to business schools for MSF program, ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 28 2018 - 6:50am -

  10. MBA vs. MSF- Investment management

    In which cases is it better to go for the MSF than the MBA? In which cases is it better to go for the MBA instead of the MSF? Obviously, this will depend on my interests and what not, so here's a little context for answering the question. 1. I doubt ...

    209 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:41pm -

  11. WUSTL vs. U Rochester Simon MSF (2017 intake)

    I am an international student, and I have been admitted to WUSTL MS Finance (Quantitative track) and U Rochester Simon MSF. Both programs have given me some funding (25% from WUSTL and 40% from Simon). Both are 17-month programs and I would like to do a s ...

    28 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 17 2017 - 3:56pm -

  12. How to nail your MSF interview

    Due to my past activity on these forums, specifically related to MSF /business school discussions, I've received a few emails asking about the MSF application process. I think it would be helpful to share my experiences as an applicant, talking to ot ...

    37 comments - 8 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:39pm -

  13. Best Master of Finance (MSF/MFin) Programs?

    As i noticed that many top US universities do not offer master degree in Finance, instead, they have plenty of PhD or MBA. Is there a ranking for Master of Finance (MSF/MFin) NOT financial engineer or quantitative finance... So far i know good schools lik ...

    55 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 2 2018 - 10:05pm -

  14. MSF (Master of Finance) Programs

    Hey guys, I go to the University of Miami. Im trying to decide if i should try to get into UM's MSF program, which doesn't require me to take the GMAT or have any recommendations as I am already a student of the undergraduate business school OR ...

    17 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 28 2018 - 5:54pm -

  15. Which MS finance?

    I'm going into my senior year and studying for the GMAT in preparation to apply for some MS Finance programs. I'm an economics major at a top 50 "national liberal arts college" (usnews). I have a 3.48 GPA, which I am putting all of my ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2015 - 1:12am -

  16. Masters in Finance To Help with MBA Application?

    Hello all, I posted a discussion earlier this year regarding some questions I had about attaining an MBA and the feedback was great. So now I am wondering if attaining a masters in finance helps getting into a better MBA program. As always, thank you for ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2014 - 3:13am -

  17. Break into IB through MSF program without IB internship experience?

    Hi everyone, I saw people asking whether their MSF program can help them break into FO IB. However, MSF programs are normally one year long. Are those people already get an IB Internship before their MSF or they are talking about IB full-time job? I don&# ...

    10 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 17 2019 - 11:46am -

  18. Masters in Finance Question

    Long story hopefully short enough for you guys, I was supposed to be a financial lawyer. After going through the process twice to try to get enough financial aid, I decided against law school because of the cost and job opportunities. I've been tryin ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2014 - 12:12pm -

  19. What MSF is better for job placement in NYC: non-NY Tier 1 or NY Tier 2?

    Assuming that I want to work in NYC, should I choose MSF at better school, based in not NY state, or MSF at worse school, but in NY state? For example, Vanderbuilt, WUSTL, Virginia vs. Baruch, Syracuse, Rochester msf ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 1 2016 - 8:43pm -

  20. Notre Dame Master of Science in Finance Program

    Hi All- Has anyone heard about this program? I know ND is a prestigious school as well as their business school. At my current situation their program is a best fit. It's designed for working professionals and holds Fri/Sat classes in Chicago every o ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:04pm -

  21. How many outside hours of study MSF

    Hello, For ungraduate courses consensus is 1-3 hours of study per week outside the classroom per credit hour. For an MSF program how many hours a week can one expect to study? study msf ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2015 - 10:13pm -

  22. Vandy MSF vs UT MSF

    Hey monkeys, So, I'm facing a tough decision on which MSF program to go for. I'm in at UT with little $$$ and waiting to hear from Vandy for a decision but fairly confident that I will get in. I'll only hear back from them next week and won ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2015 - 6:16am -

  23. Official MSF Rankings

    https://thefinancialengineer.net/msf-rankings/ Hi Guys, so Vanderbilt's website has a link to an official ranking of U.S. MSF programs. The methodology used is: MSF Rankings Components 30% Mean GMAT Scores 25% Mean Starting Salary and Bonus 15% Mean ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2015 - 1:33pm -

  24. Baruch MSF vs. Clark MSF vs. DePaul MSF vs. IIT MSF

    Hi everybody, This is my first post. I wish I could find this excellent website earlier before me applying for the MSF programs months before. Being an international(Asian) undergraduate student, recently I got admission to four MSF programs: Baruch CUNY ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2015 - 2:56am -

  25. Vanderbilt MSF- Breaking into IB?

    How difficult is it to get an analyst position from vanderbilt's msf program? From the "success stories" on their website, there is only 1 IB listed, and that is with a smaller firm. Also from here: http://mba.vanderbilt.edu/vanderbilt/Prog ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:49pm -

  26. UT Dallas MSF

    Looking into several MSF programs. I want to end up in Dallas, so naturally UT-Dallas is appealing. Does anyone have any info as far as placement records or know if many Dallas HFs or Bulge Brackets recruit from this program? The info on their website is ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 25 2019 - 5:06pm -

  27. Is Columbia Master of Science in Financial Economics worth it?

    It's 2 years program and is too long for an MS, I know. But I want the best of the both worlds ie I would like to take some PhD classes along with MBA classes and use it as my terminal degree. But how is it viewed in the corporate world? Is the Colum ...

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

  28. MSF Application Advice

    Hey all, I would be applying for the class of 2017 and I would still like some advice. I go to a top 50 school and am an accounting undergrad, but it is a top undergrad accounting program. 3.6 GPA. Decent extracurriculars: college athletics, humanitarian ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2015 - 8:18am -

  29. UT MSF Review

    Texas UT austin msf Review ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 8 2015 - 2:56am -

  30. Loyalty of WUSTL Alumni?

    After recently being admitted to WUSTL's MSF (which I didn't think I had a shot at due to below-average stats) I'm reconsidering my original intention to attend Nova's MSF. I like the Midwest much more than NYC /Philly and the name bra ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2015 - 1:22pm -

  31. Choose MSF programs based on long-term career goals

    Hi guys, I am an international student in the final year of university, and I want to apply for MSF programs in the US. I passed CFA Level 1 this June, had a 3.5+GPA, and I'm now preparing for GMAT, which I aim for a 750+. I had three internships, an ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 23 2015 - 4:40am -

  32. Masters of Science in Finance

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

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

  33. MSF colleges

    Can someone please provide me a list of good MSF programs(in the US) both in terms of good curriculum as well as strong placements???. Rankings from websites seem to be confusing. Colleges Other than Princeton and MIT (both being quantitative) have differ ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2015 - 2:11pm -

  34. What MSF should I target? *help*

    I'm graduating in december with a double major in accounting/finance from a non-target (~top 60 UG business school) with a sub-par GPA (3.0). I've gotten solid interviews but have been unable to translate that into any offers. I'm about to ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2015 - 1:58pm -

  35. Is a MSF the right choice for me?

    So my background is this. I go to a complete non target and due to life events have a low 3.2 gpa. I have 3 years of RIA wealth management experience and my Series 7. I have dreams of either IBD or S&T. Would it make sense for me to rock out a msf wit ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 1 2016 - 7:01pm -

  36. Asking for a scholarship during/after MSF program

    Hi guys, I'm currently enrolled at a top MSF /MMS program. My program offers scholarships, and gave scholarships to (what seems like) a majority of the class this year. Despite receiving maximum scholarships to every other school I applied to, my int ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 3 2016 - 8:48pm -

  37. MSF Profile Evaluation. Thank you!!!

    Hi, WSO users I'm trying to apply for 2015 MSF and I'd be really appreciated any advice or insights related to my profile. Nationality: Chinese School: Undergrad at Indiana University, Kelley School of Business Major: Accounting, Finance and Tec ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2014 - 3:28pm -

  38. Brandeis MSF or Babson MSF

    Hello guys! I got accepted to Babson and Brandeis for their MSF programs and I am very unsure of which school to pick. I would really appreciate some advice.-Babson: brand new program (1st year), 10 months, does not offer an internship, STEM, $$-Brandeis: ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 11:54pm -

  39. MSF...MAcc questions for post Ugrad

    Hello all, I am a senior econ undergrad at non-target graduating in December 2011. I have a good GPA but have not taken GMAT yet. I have been considering going for a post undergrad masters degree and have a few questions I was hoping to get a little help ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2015 - 6:50pm -

  40. MSF now or MBA later?

    Hi, I have 1 year Corporate Banking experience. I want to do either an MBA or an MSF. However, for an MBA, I have to wait for a couple more years. So which one will be better for me? MSF now or MBA 3 years later? My goal is IB. msf ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2014 - 10:17pm -

  41. Software Engineer to MSF to??? advice

    Alright WSO, a buddy of mine is a lurker here and has enlisted my help. he studied econ undergrad at a non target and has worked in software the past several years, most recently as a software engineer developing enterprise level software in Chicago. he&# ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 14 2017 - 1:45pm -

  42. Profile Evaluation for MSF

    A bit about my current status:- International student- Major: Actuarial Science- School: well-known in Europe, Australia, Asia (top 50 worldwide on any ranking list)- GPA: 3.2- 3.4 (converted to standard GPA)- GRE: quant 164, verbal 155- Experiences: 2 no ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2014 - 3:31am -

  43. Grad School or Job- Unable to get a job in consulting

    I am a recent graduate who wants to break into management consulting. I have been unable to get a job in consulting, and even in financial services. I have been actively looking since January, and have not gained any traction despite being told that I hav ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 1:31pm -

  44. Top Online-only MSF Programs?

    Dear fellow chimps, What are the top online-only Masters in Finance (MSF) programs out there? Bearing in mind my unconventional background: * Bachelors in Liberal Arts from no-name school. 4.0 GPA * Passed CFA Level 1 * Landed a job as a buy-side analyst ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 2 2018 - 5:18pm -

  45. BC MSF vs. BU MSIM

    I'm looking into evening graduate programs in the field of finance in Boston, and these two seem to be the best (but please correct me if I'm wrong). I'm in the Air Force right now as a finance officer, so neither is really 100% relevant to ...

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

  46. Extend Graduation or go to a MSF program

    Hi everyone, I am just wanting some opinions and advice. I will be starting my Senior year in the fall. I am an accounting undergrad at a semi-target school. I am interested in IB on the West Coast. My first target would be SF, but I am also open to LA. I ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2015 - 9:27am -

  47. Accepted to multiple MSF, which should I choose?

    -I am an upcoming graduate from a non target state school with a 3.4 upper GPA and 650 GMAT.-I have been accepted to the MSF program at FSU, USC, Villanova, and have an interview with WUSTL this week but am expecting to get in.-I want to leverage my MSF de ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2016 - 3:17pm -

  48. Thoughts on MSF last round applications

    Hey everyone, So I'm graduating in December from a semi target school in the Midwest with a degree in Finance. I will be taking the GMAT in February, and finishing applications to schools such as Vanderbilt, Villanova, UT, Michigan State, Texas A& ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 1 2016 - 12:54pm -

  49. late

    B GPA chances GMAT msf ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2015 - 9:33pm -

  50. Help: MSM (Southern Methodist Uni) or MSF (University of Maryland)

    Hey all- looking for some advice on which direction to take as I was accepted into SMU's MSM program after being rejected for their MSF after an interview, and I have an MSF spot at the Uni of Maryland. What should I do? Is an MSF from Uni of Marylan ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2014 - 10:56pm -

  51. MSF- Senior at a state school

    Hello everyone! I am new and delighted to be here.-I am a senior at a state school in the United States-I have an average GPA 3.4-3.5-I am an Accounting and Business Economics double major-I have had 2 finance internships (local firms)-I have one accounti ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 11:44pm -

  52. MSF Advice- Senior this upcoming fall

    I will be a senior this upcoming fall, majoring in Finance with a specialization in Actuarial Sciences (my school calls it a specialization, but it is essentially a minor). I attend a Big Ten university and am interested in continuing my education at a MS ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 11:46pm -

  53. Engineers- Best majors to become at analyst?

    So I've seen in posted multiple times in these forums that Engineering is one of the best majors if you want to become an IB analyst. Although this might be true for BB from targets, I think at boutiques and MM this isn't true. I am an Engineeri ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 1:22pm -

  54. Georgetown MSF--> M7?

    Curious what people's thoughts are on this. If someone went to a nontarget undergrad with good grades/ECs and now has a decent finance job would doing the MSF help with MBA applications? msf ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 21 2016 - 2:17pm -

  55. MSF Program Advice

    Profile: Double major in Finance and Real Estate at FSU. Should graduate magna cum laude (3.7) GMAT: Haven't taken but pretty confident if i put in the time I can do well. I have a good track record with standardized tests. ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 10 2014 - 10:02pm -

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

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

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

  57. Need Your Advices for my MSF plan please

    Hi, that is my first post after reading hundreds of posts here, and I want to say I really learned a lot. I am writing this because I have few questions regarding to which MSF programs I should apply and what is the chance for me to get into one of them. ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2014 - 10:08pm -

  58. Master in Finance: WUSTL vs. Claremont McKenna vs. Boston College vs. Villanova

    Could you rank these MSF programs? WUSTL vs. Claremont McKenna vs. Boston College vs. Villanova Goal is to break into investment banking. And where would you put Duke MMS among these? Thanks. msf ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 16 2014 - 1:38am -

  59. MSF Now or Wait?

    .............................................................................................................................. msf ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 23 2017 - 2:46pm -

  60. MSF Deposit Question

    I was recently accepted into a MSF program which offered me a small scholarship and requested my deposit within two weeks. I am very interested in this particular program, but I still want to wait to hear back from some of my other choices. Would it be ok ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 31 2015 - 3:36am -

  61. What MSFs am I a target for?

    I have close to a 3.0 gpa as an Electrical Engineering major from Rutgers University (big ten state school). I got a 2300 on my SATs so I think I can pull a 650- 700 GMAT. I really want to get into investment banking. What masters in finance are a target ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 5 2017 - 1:46am -

  62. My GMAT sucks / chances at masters

    My GMAT quant is terrible. Just took the test yesterday and got a 640 (38Q/ 39V). This was much lower than expected, my last 2 practice tests where 700 (43/43) and 710 (I forget the splits). Point is, I'm 90 percentile on reading and bouncing between ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 23 2014 - 9:05am -

  63. MSF profile evaluation? thank you!

    Hi guys, I'm a perspective MSF candidate for 2015-2016. Any insights related to my profile will be appreciated! Chinese citizen, US undergrad at University of Minnesota- Twin Cities Major: Honors BS Math (not planning to graduate with honors though, ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 9 2014 - 10:29pm -

  64. Retake GMAT?- Looking to get an MSF

    Looking to go for an MSF. What schools do I have a shot at with this background or should I retake and apply at a later round. GMAT: 610 GPA; 3.8 Non-Target Finance/Econ 2 Year Relavent Internship 8 Month FT Analyst at PWM...TIA ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:59am -

  65. What are my chances at these schools?

    . I'm thinking about applying to Oxford MFE, MIT MFin, CMC, Vandy and Duke. I was first thinking about only applying to vandy, cmc and duke but then I thought it wouldn't hurt to throw in some more apps. Will I be competitive at MIT and Oxford? A ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2014 - 12:44pm -

  66. US best MSF for international students

    Guys, actually I'm a summer intern in a PE fund. Eu citizen. Bachelor in France. I would like to attend a MSF for live and work in US. To you, which program really worth? From what I've seen, I considered: **UTA MSF, Vandy MSF, Boston College MS ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 7 2017 - 9:35am -

  67. Best MSF/MS in RE Programs Without GMAT Requirement?

    I'm looking for top tier MSF or MS in RE programs that don't require a GMAT. I have a 3.6 undergrad GPA and solid internship experience, but my raw scores on the GMAT are weak. I'm at the stage of my life where I never want to study for ano ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2015 - 2:25pm -

  68. Undecided about which Boston MSF program to go!

    Hello all! A few things to consider: International Student going back home after completing the MSF. Don't have much savings, and my income potential after graduating is much lower because I wouldn't be working in the USA hence salaries are inhe ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 26 2018 - 1:18pm -

  69. MSF profile review/recommendations

    Hello All, I graduated from the university of Georgia in May 2013 with a non-business major (international affairs). I decided to try my luck getting a job in the business world and ended up settling for a job in the escrow department at a mortgage servic ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 28 2014 - 10:47am -

  70. Indiana MSF vs. Georgetown MSF

    Curious what this board thinks. All comments are appreciated. msf ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 4 2014 - 2:42pm -

  71. Which MSF Program should I attend next year?

    Need some advice selecting which MSF program to attend. I was offered a full scholarship to Johns Hopkins, as well as partial scholarships to The University of Rochester and Temple. The cost of U of R and Temple will be both less than 20k. Still waiting o ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2016 - 2:32pm -

  72. MSF vs Entry level finance posistion

    Quick back ground, I'm currently in audit and am leaving after this busy season. The university I went to is small and not prestigious at all, getting into the Big 4 is an accomplishment where I went, I did get a masters in accounting though. This is ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2015 - 6:00pm -

  73. Can I apply to HEC Paris Master of International Finance or Financial Economics with non-target UK undergrad degree?

    I don't know what they really mean but they say applicants MUST have a degree from international Tier A school. What the heck does that mean? msf ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2014 - 4:55pm -

  74. Value of an MSF (Nova, WUSTL, UVA) for a target undergrad '13

    Graduated in 2013 with a degree in math/econ (3.5 gpa) at an Ivy. I worked 1 year in a large pension fund as a FO /MO analyst. I had to end this gig because I ran out of work authorization after 1 year of OPT. I'm getting my work authorization back s ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2014 - 11:06pm -

  75. MSF: Baruch vs. BC vs. Villanova

    1. Curious as how Baruch now rates as I would have to believe they must have excellent connections into wall st? I know the program is new. 2. Then throw BC vs. villanova in the mix. i know bc has excellent boston connections, but i think they are pretty ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2014 - 3:30pm -

  76. MSF Advice- Applying to grad schools

    I am applying to grad schools and I am having a difficult time figuring out where my stats will realistically land me. I want to break into either IB or S&T preferably in New York. 730 GMAT, 3.4 GPA from non-target & little work experience (Gradua ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 11:46pm -

  77. Advice- Couple of offers

    Hello everyone I am new to the forum and was just seeking a little advice. I have a couple of options and have no clue which one to take. Right now I have a couple of offers for some back office work at some banks. I have also been accepted into Vandy MSF ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 12:13pm -

  78. MSF Question about Placement Location

    Currently an undergrad student in Chicago and have been considering getting an MSF right after graduating. I obviously want to get into a top program as it provides more opportunities, but with a program like Vandy's, I saw that almost half of their ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2016 - 2:14pm -

  79. Non-Target Undergrad to Non-Target Grad to Asset Management

    Fellow Monkeys, I recently accepted an offer as a quantitative equity analyst for a large Asset Management firm. My story of getting there is probably a bit unique as the odds were stacked against me on paper and had some major ups and downs. Hopefully my ...

    5 comments - 4 silver bananas - Oct 23 2015 - 12:33pm -

  80. Are interviews always required for admission to MSF programs?

    Hi guys, I was just wondering if interviews are always required to be admitted to MSF programs? It seems like from the admission descriptions at most schools, they only interview some of the people who apply. If they are required, what are some ways to pr ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 6 2015 - 10:44am -

  81. MSF chances and advice please

    Hi all! I'm aiming to enter grad school next year and want to pursue a MSF /MMS. Some background info:-non-target school in Northwest, econ major-GPA 3.78/4.00-GRE 4/158v/157q (first time), x/157v/157q (today)-work experience: Big 4 Advisory (Deals) ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2014 - 8:14am -

  82. Is applying to 8 programs/schools impractical/foolishness?

    I'll be applying to LSE MSc Finance, Oxford MFE, Imperial's MSF, MIT MFin, CMC, MFin, WUSTL MSF, Vandy MSF & UT MSF in September/October. I have 750 GMAT, C/C++ & Financial Modeling trained, have CQF with distinction, CFA l2 passed & ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 21 2014 - 11:25am -

  83. Grad school chance me

    Here is my file: Currently at a non target school in the West Coast Studying accounting 3.22 gpa (I just had a really bad junior year) GRE: Will take in August I'm on the school's cross country team. Earned conference academic awards. Was a offi ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 28 2014 - 4:24pm -

  84. Average financial aid for top msf

    I am looking to apply to vandy and nova for my msf and wanted to know what to expect for financial aid if any especially for vandy. What can I expect? msf IBD s&t ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2016 - 7:20pm -

  85. MSF schools

    Hi, I've graduated with a bachelor's degree from a non- target finance program; after working for a few years in different finance jobs, I've decided to get a MSF and re-brand myself. I have a 3.1 GPA with average gmat scores. I chose MSF o ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2016 - 11:12am -

  86. What to do from here

    I'm at a bit of a crossroads in my life right now and need help making my decision. I graduated from a state school with a degree in finance with a 3.2 GPA. Have been working at a well known MM in their FX department for a year and a half now. I star ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 4 2015 - 9:20pm -

  87. Best MSF program with my profile

    Hi guys, I want to know what are some possible good MSF program (online or on campus) I can get into in either the US, UK or Australia I graduated a year and a half ago with a low gpa 2.6 at UC Davis in Economics. After I graduated, I have been working at ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2014 - 2:28pm -

  88. MSF if already in finance

    Any here already work in finance but decide to get an MSF? And what was your reasoning? msf ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2014 - 12:50pm -

  89. post-MSF jobs (for domestic students) descriptions and pay

    so I got into an MSF (think OSU, GWU, JHU, UIUC, Tulane) and I'm wondering what kind of jobs I should be expecting to get out of school. I did undergrad at non-target with a non-target major. The school I'm going to does have OCR, but I still on ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2014 - 8:06pm -

  90. MSF TULANE vs UCONNMSFRM vs SYRACUSE MSF

    Hi, I am an international student with 10 years of mortgage underwriting experience 7 in India and 3 in US. I have admits from Tulane MSF, UCONN MSFRM and Syracuse MSF waiting for Brandeis MSF, BC MSF and Fordham MSF Post Study Career Goals:- Retail Finan ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 15 2018 - 6:58pm -

  91. Nasty Undergraduate Academic Record, which MSF should I apply for?

    I read someone mention FT is the only website that ranks Master of Finance program and there are other articles about "target school" such as Business Insider. Anyhow, I am an undergraduate student at Northeastern University, had 2 accounting co ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 24 2017 - 7:39pm -

  92. Campus visits before applying for MSF

    Hi, everybody. I am currently applying for MSF in several universities and considering visiting some of them. Can somebody give me an advice on: 1) how to prepare for the visits (except for studying all the info on university websites)? 2) what should I d ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 28 2016 - 12:51pm -

  93. Macc CFA Vs. MSF

    What would be a better option to break into an IB analyst position. MaAc with CFA level 2, or MSF? I know that the majority of the WSO community say the Maac is worthless for IB, but it seems like most the IB work is accounting. MAac CFA 1 msf ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2016 - 12:50pm -

  94. MSF Application Rounds

    Generally, from round 1 to round 2 to round 3, does admissions get increasing more competitive? I am trying to figure out the best time to take the GMAT. Thanks. msf application deadline rounds Masters of Science in Finance ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 19 2015 - 10:44am -

  95. From MAcc to MSF, need guidance, help appreciated

    Hey guys I'm 29 years old and currently have a BA in Economics from a non target in NYC. GPA = 3.2. Right now I'm in my full first semester full time at a semi target MAcc program in NYC slated to graduate in 2017. I'm at Baruch. I have one ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2015 - 2:52pm -

  96. MSF that starts in summer or fall?

    Hey Monkeys, Got a couple offers for some tier 2 MSF programs (according to rankings on WSO threads). My cGPA is 3.3 which is under the 3.5 that most banks require for jobs in IB / ER. I have an option to start in the summer at one school that will give m ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2015 - 4:44pm -

  97. MSF or Tech Startup?

    I'm graduating from my non-target undergrad and was ready to go and do an MSF, when I received an offer from a tech startup/company with about 40 employees in my city (small city, think 400,000 population). I don't really want to stay here, but ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2015 - 11:27pm -

  98. Specialized Programs in Graduate Business- Washington, DC- November 8th- 6:30 to 8:30- MSF

    I will be in Washington DC on November 8th if anyone is interested in learning more about Masters in Finance programs (especially Villanova!). Representatives will be there from a variety of school to answer any other your questions also. 6:30pm- 8:30pm C ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 9:10am -

  99. Full Tuiton MBA or Aim Higher

    I am currently enrolled in a MSF program at a semi-target school. The school is ranked somewhere between 20 and 40, depending on where you look. The program is usually three semesters, and I have completed two of them. I am currently working an internship ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 20 2014 - 9:33pm -

  100. Going to a MSF, is a sub-par review from a previous job going to effect me?- Been working at a BB

    So I have been working at a BB in a MO role in Asia for the past two yrs and am heading off to Europe for a Masters degree in late fall. I am planning to apply to banking roles when recruiting season starts. Ideally, I wanted a FO role since the beginning ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 4:38pm -

  101. .- Non-MBA masters

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    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2016 - 10:38am -

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