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  2. UChicago recently became a test optional school, with no requirement to submit ACT, SAT, or AP scores. What do you guys think of this move? UChicago is certainly not the first to go test optional, but it is by far the most selective and reputable school t ...

    25 comments1 Feb 2019 -

  3. Would anyone mind giving your opinions/advice on the present and future outlook for IB recruiting from the University of Chicago? Based on old threads on WSO and CC (say, 2008 and prior), UChicago seems to be disregarded as being too "nerdy" and ...

    101 comments24 Aug 2017 -

  4. UChicago for ibanking

    Job Search Advice

    How does UChicago (undergrad, economics major) compare with schools such as Duke and Cornell for job placement on the Street? I'm a high school senior hoping to get into HYP, but I don't think it's likely. However, I was accepted to UChicag ...

    120 comments26 Feb 2017 -

  5. Hi, I'm a senior in high school and recently got my college decisions. I got into the College at Columbia University and the University of Chicago and I need help deciding between the two! I'm interested in getting an IBD job or working in finan ...

    43 comments8 Nov 2016 -

  6. Im currently a sophomore at the University of Chicago with a 3.4 GPA. I've had an upward trend in my GPA and hopefully by junior year recruiting, I will have a 3.6-3.7+. ...

    20 comments6 Oct 2016 -

  7. Hi~ So I am a prospective freshman now and deciding where to go for my college between Duke and UChicago. UChicago has a famous economics department while Duke apparently has a better alumni network in financial field. I am sure that I will work on financ ...

    29 comments5 Apr 2009 -

  8. College decision advice

    Job Search Advice

    I am a high school who has wanted to work for McKinsey for many years. I am trying to decide Williams and UChicago for college and I would appreciate any information on which consulting firms and investments banks on the east coast look most favorably upo ...

    25 comments28 Apr 2010 -

  9. I am interested in pursuing a career in investment banking, and am having a hard time deciding between two academic paths. I could major in Econ or I could double major and add Math to it. The latter option would look more impressive if I kept my grades u ...

    12 comments29 Sep 2011 -

  10. Rowing at UChicago

    Investment Banking

    I'll be attending the University of Chicago next year, and I want to enter investment banking. Basically, I was wondering whether or not doing crew (rowing) would be to my advantage there. Does it look better on resumes if you were an athlete? Does i ...

    9 comments19 May 2012 -

  11. This is not a question of if, but how. With 4 years Regulation/Risk background, 2 years Big 4 Advisory (so basically zero experience, relative). Basically I have a pretty sweet gig and I'm about to attend Chicago Booth part-time but would like to eve ...

    4 comments22 Aug 2011 -

  12. UChicago Test Optional

    Business School and GMAT

    I noticed that UChicago became test optional for undergraduate admissions last year. What do you guys think this will mean for the direction of college admissions in the future? UChicago was certainly not the first school to go test optional, but they are ...

    1 comment23 Jan 2019 -

  13. Currently I am a sophomore with a 3.4 GPA. I believe that it would be a good idea to take classes this summer to boost my GPA up to hopefully a 3.7-3.8. Is this a good plan? On the other hand, I could end up doing a finance related internship but I'm ...

    1 comment24 Apr 2016 -

  14. Does anyone know the basic differences between economics and math with specialization in econ? I've spoken to a few current students and they say that economics is really cutthroat/competitive and somewhat theoretical, but that math with specializati ...

    1 comment26 May 2012 -