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  2. Is BC Carroll the real deal?

    I'm attending BC's Carroll School next year and am trying to understand the reputation of Carroll students in IBD, and other competitive positions, now as compared to the past (when CSOM's reputation was only slightly above mediocre). Consi ...

    42 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:24pm -

  3. How to get my foot in the door of Private Equity

    Hi, all, I'm a freshman from a non-target school who is really interested in pursuing a career in private equity. I have had coffee/phone chats with people from sell-side firms. Generally, they advise me to get into an IB for a few years then go to P ...

    18 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 15 2018 - 4:23pm -

  4. Best Non-Target / Semi-Target Undergrad?

    Hi all, I'm a current HS senior looking to do something in Finance and Investment Bankings seems like an appealing and interesting thing to pursue. I know IB is not the end all be all, but I would still like it to be an option for me should my intere ...

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

  5. How To Get Into The Undergraduate Program At NYU Stern: A Quick Guide

    Hello Stern hopefuls. I am currently a student at Stern, and in an effort to procrastinate applying for internships/jobs next summer (yes, it starts this early) I decided to write some things I wish I knew when applying to Stern. Being one of the only dir ...

    27 comments - 16 silver bananas - Jun 14 2018 - 9:08pm -

  6. If B-School Professors are so smart why are they in Academia and not in Industry

    Some of my professors have degrees from the best institutions. Every semester I read their Bios and I am impressed with the level of knowledge. However, I keep asking myself why they chose to leave industry and teach / research when they know so much abou ...

    15 comments - 4 silver bananas - Oct 7 2018 - 7:53pm -

  7. Why Choose Dartmouth?

    I did recently post about my undergraduate college acceptances and Dartmouth was one of the schools I listed. I just recently visited Northwestern and I really loved it and have yet to visit Dartmouth. As Commit Day is approaching, May 1st to be exact, I ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2017 - 1:37pm -

  8. Help! Private Equity interview in three days! PE Interview adivce?

    I am an undergrad and after some cold calling and networking have been invited for a private equity interview with a middle market pe firm for a summer position. I finally got back home and some time to let of steam after finals and basically hell week(s) ...

    124 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 7 2014 - 10:34am -

  9. Please Advise Future Wharton Undergrad

    Can we do some myth busters with Wharton Undergrad? I'm a high school senior interested in finance, and I was accepted at Wharton. I've been told a lot about the school, but I want to hear from people actually in investment banking/consulting/et ...

    68 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:04pm -

  10. What UK College would you recommend? (undergraduate)

    I'm probably one of the youngest here, but I'll have to apply for UK Universities through UCAS in a couple months. This is strictly for an undergraduate course, which isn't discussed here often. Preferably, I'd like to go to a universi ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2014 - 3:41am -

  11. Ivey HBA non-aeo applicant.

    I am a non-aeo student at western university, currently waiting to hear back from Ivey for their HBA program. For those who have been accepted or have gone through the process, how competitive is an 81.4% cumulative 2 yr average, EC's are summer plac ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 6 2015 - 9:54pm -

  12. Columbia University vs. UChicago

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:50pm -

  13. Warwick vs Bocconi

    Hi guys, just wanted to ask you your two cents about my situation. I am an 18 yrs old Italian student (South Italy), and I applied to a few university for my undergraduate. I have a 1810 on SAT test so just got into some crappy colleges (with full tuition ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:05pm -

  14. Is CMU Undergrad worth the debt?

    So... yesterday I was officially accepted into Carnegie Mellon. Now I'm wondering- is it worth the money? It costs 55k a year- assuming parents provide 15k a year, I provide 5k a year, and CMU gives me a grant of 10k a year, that leaves 25k a year, o ...

    68 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2011 - 12:10pm -

  15. Middlebury, Emory, W&M or CMC for I-Banking

    I'm transferring from a community college and I have been admitted to William & Mary, Middlebury, Emory and Claremont McKenna. Depending on which school I choose, I will major in either Finance or Economics. My goal is to get the best possible in ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2017 - 11:26am -

  16. Out of Undergrad: PE or Top IBD?

    Obligatory already used search engine/not trolling-- I'm trying to hear some current opinions on doing sell-side banking immediately vs. trying for the buy-side out of undergrad. My school historically places a handful of people into BB 's/globa ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 15 2013 - 7:25pm -

  17. Undergrad: Nova, Indiana, or Michigan?

    So I am trying to decide between the following 3 schools, i know that none are major targets but what would give me the best shot at an investment banking job. 1) Indiana University- sounds like there is a decent shot at ib with the investment banking wor ...

    52 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2010 - 9:04pm -

  18. Undergraduate: Wisconsin, UCSB, Indiana, or Boulder?

    So I have heard back from all the colleges that I applied to, and I now must choose between Wisconsin, UCSB, Indiana, and Boulder. I know none of them are really target schools, but I'm wondering if it is easier to get an investment banking job from ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 13 2015 - 11:20pm -

  19. 18 year old needs advice

    Okay, so I'm about to go to Villanova University and I need advice for my future. I didn't plan well in highschool, and got about a 3.5 GPA (3.85 my last two semesters) and 2170's on my SAT's. I had some unique EC's like starting ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2009 - 1:53pm -

  20. Is Tufts a Semi-Target?

    Hi guys. I am a high school senior right now and I've been rejected to all of my target/semi-target schools, except a waitlist at Cornell's School of Hotel Administration. I may get into Cornell as a guaranteed transfer for sophmore year though. ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:15am -

  21. Undergrad: Stern vs. USC Marshall vs. ND Mendoza vs. UCLA

    I've been accepted to these 4 schools and am interested in having a career in business. I do not really have a preference to where I want to work after graduation. I just want to get a good job, then 2 years later, get a MBA. I've been hearing t ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2015 - 5:48pm -

  22. Georgetown vs UNC Chapel Hill for undergrad business/economics

    Hello all, I am a new user of this site, a high school senior who is seriously interested in a career in the financial industry. I have a few questions for you guys, and I was hoping I could get some advice. I have been accepted to Georgetown University&# ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:52pm -

  23. I have no idea how to start

    I finished high school in another country and moved here. I started working in a restaurant just to cover my bills and focused on classes thinking it would be enough. however, I never did an internship or got any experience in my field, and I am graduatin ...

    10 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 5 2017 - 6:30pm -

  24. Undergrad: University of Texas McCombs Business Honors vs UVA McIntire

    I have decided, after quite a few posts on College Confidential, to post my query here on Wall Street Oasis which seems to have a base of older, more experienced users that can perhaps provide me with a different perspective! I have been accepted to USC-M ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2012 - 10:10pm -

  25. Princeton vs. Dartmouth vs. Yale

    Is there a significant gap between these schools, at least one that is noticeable in the context of graduate B school admissions/career opportunities? Princeton and Dartmouth seem to offer very similar benefits (best undergraduate focus in the ivy league, ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 1 2018 - 2:15pm -

  26. Freshman at a Non-Target

    I'm currently a freshman at a non-target, private school in Buffalo, New York. It is highly respected in this area, however outside of Western New York it has little prestige. I have talked with a couple of Finance and Economics professors here and t ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2011 - 4:49pm -

  27. Is IB realistic for me

    Hey guys, I know there's a million of these post but I'm really unsure of what to do and could use some feedback on my situation I am a computer engineer from Rutgers University (Big Ten State School)-3.4 gpa (2.7 underclassmen GPA || 4.0 upperc ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 2:31am -

  28. Accept Fordham Transfer or test my luck elsewhere?

    --- Banking transfer NYU Undergraduate Fordham ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2013 - 10:37pm -

  29. [Undergrad] NYU Stern w/ 100k+ Debt or Richard Ivey School of Business

    Hey guys, This is my first post and I'm looking for some help. Let's start with some background info: I'm a senior in high school living in Toronto, Canada. My family is middle income. I'm pretty set on pursuing a career in finance. I ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2015 - 12:26pm -

  30. Amherst or Bowdoin for IB? Recruitment/Placement?

    I am a current hs senior and just received my college decision results. My top two acceptances are Amherst and Bowdoin. This is a hard choice for me. I am fairly certain that I want to go into finance, and I have heard that Amherst (along with Williams) a ...

    9 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 3 2018 - 7:21pm -

  31. European undergrad options for work in the US IB

    Hi guys I would like to work in IB in the beginning of my career. Perhaps I will start in London but my long term goal is the US. Say I have these two options- which one is the best for name recognition & prestige and contacts in the US? 1) St. Andrew ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 23 2013 - 11:35am -

  32. Choosing Undergrad University to become an Accountant

    I'm currently a high school senior. I'm considering becoming an accountant. I'm trying to pick between UMich (Ross preferred), UVa (Echol Scholar), Emory, Northwestern, and NYU (stern). I was wondering which university would help me most to ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2012 - 5:32am -

  33. Undergrad Dillema: which school should I go to?

    I was recently accepted to the University of Chicago and the Business Honors Program at University of Texas for Undergrad. I'm very grateful to be accepted to both of these schools, and now here comes the hard part: deciding. I get the sense that UCh ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2010 - 11:02pm -

  34. Stern> Harvard for college?

    ....... Undergraduate accounting ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2015 - 2:51am -

  35. Hi- UVA

    hi business school Undergraduate ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2016 - 4:17am -

  36. Columbia vs. Penn CAS vs. Northwestern

    Got accepted to transfer to Columbia, Penn CAS and Northwestern after my sophomore year. I'm currently a math and finance major at a non-target business school. I would be a math major at Penn or Columbia. At Northwestern I would be able to do a Math ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2016 - 11:15am -

  37. Great undergrad program with merit opps

    I'm currently a high school senior entering the college apps phase. I'm looking for schools that would serve as relative safeties and that would offer me solid merit scholarships. I have a 35 ACT, 2210 SAT, 229 PSAT (semifinalist, likely finalis ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 3 2010 - 3:28pm -

  38. Which (of these) is the best undergraduate business school for IB

    I k the titles kinda (cliche?). Ok, dilemma: I'm a strong student (4.08 weighted, 1550/2220 sat) and I want to get into Ibanking after my bachelors. My problem is I didnt really do much ec or anything else during HS, so I didnt get into any of the 3 ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2011 - 7:53pm -

  39. What else can you do with a finance degree out of undergrad?

    I'm interested in doing Asset Management eventually, but it's not entirely realistic coming from a non-target. What other paths are there with a finance degree besides the typical IB / PE / AM / HF / ER / S&T / VC kind of things? Is corporat ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2011 - 5:11am -

  40. Warwick Accounting and Finance Course

    Hi, I got an offer from wbs for BSc Accounting and Finance and I was wondering on how strong is this degree when following its finance pathway in Investment Banking and Financial Analysis. Also which Masters would you recommend to make me more competitive ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 18 2019 - 5:43pm -

  41. Goizueta at Emory for IB

    Hey everyone, New to the site, so I'm not positive if I'm posting this in the right section of the forum. I'm an enlightened ex-political junkie who's rekindled a love for the business/finance world wondering how the top IB firms/Wall ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:36pm -

  42. Undergraduate Opportunities at Consulting Firms

    Hi All, I am a rising sophomore at NYU Stern (Undergraduate). As most of you already know recruitment has moved up. I want to prepare as much as I can researching about the undergraduate opportunities I will have (mostly for summer 2017). Please comment b ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2016 - 10:50am -

  43. Help deciding on undergrad

    Hi, I've never posted here before and am a senior trying to decide between Wharton and Yale. I want to go into PE or HF (I think), but I assume both schools have flexibility so that isn't that important yet. Is any significantly better for recru ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2010 - 7:39pm -

  44. 3 Year F50 CorpFin Intern, Enough for Booth?

    First want to thank everyone for taking the time to answer my questions and for providing great insight on WSO. I've been an active reader for the past few months but haven't really posted much, so here goes the first post. To cut to the chase, ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2015 - 8:53pm -

  45. UC Berkeley vs U Mich vs USC

    Hi, I have one week left to decide... so any opinion is greatly appreciated!! I am thinking of pursuing either finance/consulting after undergrad and maybe, if the courses I take intrigue me, I'd be interested in going to law school for commerce law ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 11:52am -

  46. Training for a Marathon Senior Year of College??

    So I've recently been kicking around the idea of training for a marathon beginning next fall semester (my senior year). I know it takes a tremendous amount of dedication, physical and mental strength to even pull this off, and I'm conflicted by ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2011 - 1:11pm -

  47. Help me- Undergrad at a target

    Hi! I'm an undergraduate at a target about to declare major/minor My candidates are Econ, Math, Computer Science, and History Well I guess majoring in econ and math is the most relevant to my goal of eventually making into IB, but I am very passionat ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 5:20am -

  48. Are you still qualified for summer analyst positions/internships after junior year summer?

    ipp Internships analyst post-graduation Undergraduate business school finance Investment Banking IBD asset management hedge school MBA internship Summer experience WallStreet firm ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2015 - 11:18am -

  49. My Experience as an Intern with Zolio Investment Management

    Zolio Investment Management Internship In the last month I've participated in an internship via Zolio Inc. The company basically has an online trading platform with "imaginary" money but real market time data. So, it has about the same effe ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:48pm -

  50. Southeast Offices

    Trying to get a rough rankings of undergraduate universities for Southeast (not Florida, more like Charlotte, D.C., ect.) and Mid-Atlantic Offices for BB. Banks like Wachovia and Bank of America and other MM and regional banks in these areas. Here is a li ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2010 - 3:46pm -

  51. Stanford undergrad

    Somehow I am getting the impression that this school doesn't place too well in IB (or S&T), at least as compared to the usual suspects on the East Coast. That impression is based on my own internship experiences and those of a couple of friends. ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 7 2008 - 5:03pm -

  52. Summer job selection question

    I have been offered a paying position in a computational chemistry lab where I would be modeling nonlinear systems and I have an offer for an unpaid internship in an investment advisory firm where I would be working on a stock valuation model. I am intere ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 13 2011 - 4:46pm -

  53. Undergraduate: University of Michigan (Ross) vs. NYU (Stern) vs. Penn State (Smeal), but DEBT

    So I want to work in either investment banking, private equity, or venture capital and I am currently deciding on an undergraduate business school. So NYU is currently my #1 and I am aware of the lack of campus and school spirit. This is the big question; ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 7 2015 - 11:20pm -

  54. PE Internship Interview tomorrow, help!

    Hello all, I am a junior undergraduate student and I have a first-round, 30-minute phone interview with a private equity firm tomorrow. I have no prior banking/consulting internship and have little-to-no technical knowledge of finance outside of a basic u ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 5 2019 - 11:46am -

  55. Breaking into finance with BA in International Studies-Poli Sci/Econ & Minor in Finance?

    Hello all, I go to a non-target school (UCSD) and am currently a junior. I'm majoring in International Studies with emphasis in Poli/Sci Economics, and a minor in Finance. So basically my coursework comprises of classes in economics, political scienc ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 24 2014 - 2:35pm -

  56. Undergraduate Resume

    http://www.razume.com/documents/10671 I appreciate any comments, feedback, suggestions, etc. Thanks, panther2k interview analyst resume Undergrad Undergraduate undergraduate resume ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2009 - 8:01am -

  57. Undergraduate and Research.

    Hello everyone. I am a High School Junior, and have stumbled across investment banking. Only I'm having trouble finding much information on investment banking and getting into it. Is there any way to get into investment banking without going to a top ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 8 2009 - 7:55pm -

  58. West Coast Transferring and IB Internship Advice

    Hi everyone, I have been lurking on this site for a while and have learned a lot, so thanks for that. I wanted to get your guy's opinion on what I should be doing right now as an undergraduate in the process of transferring to a target. I am currentl ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 8 2018 - 9:22pm -

  59. I want to become a quantitative financial analyst-- help me decide my majors

    I have recently decided that I want to become a quantitative financial analyst after I finish my education. I was originally planning to double major in math and finance, along with a minor in computer science. However, I learned that a math-finance doubl ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 24 2018 - 9:10am -

  60. Yet another undergrad school question

    . engineering High School Undergraduate ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 28 2014 - 7:25am -

  61. Northwestern vs. Columbia vs. NYU (Stern) vs. UVa (Echol Scholar) vs. UMich (Ross Prefered) vs. Emory

    I'm currently a senior in High School. I am trying to pick between the above six schools. I plan to major in finance or economics but I'm not set on working at Wall Street. I may prefer working at smaller consulting firms. So I was wondering whi ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2012 - 12:47am -

  62. What can a non-finance major expect in an Asset Management Interview?

    Hey Everyone, I am a senior at Michigan from a software engineering background with no finance experience. I applied to an AM FT opportunity because I thought it sounded interesting and FO high finance is something I always wanted to look into, but I thou ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 14 2018 - 8:14am -

  63. Going back to Undergraduate Math?

    I have been an excel monkey for a year in finance out of HYP undergrad with a 3.55 GPA in something NON-quantitative. The closest thing to a quant class I took at HYP was one on first-order logic my senior year. Since starting my job I have gained a stron ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2011 - 12:20pm -

  64. Tear my resume up

    I'm looking to get some feed back on my resume. a little background. go to a non target in philadelphia, pretty well regarded regionally but not a huge presence in high finance. im in the honors college, econ major, two internships at a very well reg ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2011 - 7:24pm -

  65. Opportunities from this point onwards?

    Today I found out about all my acceptances and rejections during the undergraduate admissions process and I was disappointed to learn that I did not make it into my top choice school (Wharton). However, I was accepted to Ross School of Business at Univers ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 31 2011 - 4:40am -

  66. advice for undergrad business schools

    Hey guys would like to ask for some advice here. I am currently 17 years old studying in Melbourne, Australia and am originally from Malaysia. I would like to pursue a Major in Finance at a top business school in the US, while also having the ability to s ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2010 - 4:42am -

  67. Undergraduate College

    I've officially heard back from all of my schools. I'm considering Brown, Emory, WuSTL, UVa, and Michigan as my top 5. I'll be visiting all of them within all the next month. Cost is similar among all schools, and not a huge factor. Thought ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2014 - 6:42pm -

  68. Best university for undergrad (no business but literature or something along those lines- sorry I have no idea of rankings)

    Hi guys, I offered to help my younger sister out by searching for some schools where she could spend 1-2 exchange years. All these universities below are partner-universities of her current school therefore no fees plus living stipend (also admission not ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2010 - 4:31am -

  69. Advice for undergrad seeking trading career

    I am a senior in Economics with a concentration in Quantitative Economics, I am graduating in June. For the last year I been applying to jobs at proprietary trading firms, I am looking to get into options, derivatives, or arbitrage trading. I have never h ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2010 - 11:34am -

  70. School Decision

    I am a high school student looking to be an investment banker. The only instate schools considered to be notch IB school is UChicago (don't want to go there because of campus life, money and have to get in first) and Northwestern ($$$$). Illinois sch ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 3 2015 - 5:29pm -

  71. Transfer- Freshman and currently attend a small top 50

    So I'm thinking of transferring schools. I'm a freshman and currently attend a small top-50 LAC in upstate New York and I want to go to a large school. I'm considering a few... names don't matter but I'm quite confident that I ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 6:26am -

  72. Which undergrad: Cornell Dyson, Western Ivey HBA, Queen's Commerce, UBC Sauder, UofT Rotman, or McGill Desautels?

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    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 21 2017 - 12:37am -

  73. /Deleted/

    Deleted IB s&t school business Undergraduate ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2014 - 11:46pm -

  74. My Chances of getting into trading

    Hi guys, I've read a lot of stuff on WSO and its great to be a part of this community. I've got a few questions about trading and my chances of getting into the trading business. First, a little bit about myself. I am a college dropout...the rea ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2011 - 12:25pm -

  75. IBD/AM Resume Review- Much Appreciated

    I am currently a senior (undergrad) at a small-ish non-target (top 50 UG Business School) with no OCR and very little presence on Wall St. I'm currently striking out with Asset Management / equity research / IBD firms and need some help with my resum ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2010 - 4:44pm -

  76. Expected First Year Salary as Jr. Trader

    Through a lot of a$$ kissing over the past year which I stepped up even more in the past few months, I have two job opportunities at two firms. One is a BB and the other is a boutique. I won't go into a lot of details on the boutique except to say it ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 8 2010 - 8:56am -

  77. IU Kelley vs NYU Stern vs NYU CAS vs UMich LSA

    So, I've gotten into IU kelley and will get into UMich LSA (probably not Ross direct though). I was going to apply NYU Stern, with NYU CAS chosen as a backup. But I'm also considering straight applying to CAS instead of Stern for economics inste ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2015 - 6:12pm -

  78. Summer Undergraduate Internships

    Is anyone aware of some summer finance internships for undergraduate students that are not super competitive (i.e. not Goldman Sachs, etc.)? I am a third year Science student, who is starting a 2 year business program next year (untraditional I know). I a ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2009 - 2:05am -

  79. Is public policy a quantitative undergrad degree?

    I am a freshman at an MBB target school. I would like to enter the tech sector of consulting but have no interest in CS. Long-term, I would like to be doing business operations/strategy at a silicon valley tech giant. When it comes to an undergrad major, ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 18 2017 - 9:30pm -

  80. How reputable is Linkedin Learning's Financial Modeling Foundations course?

    UVA provides us with LinkedIn Learning for free and I found this financial modeling course https://www.linkedin.com/learning/financial-modeli... taught by Michael McDonald. I was wondering if anyone has taken this course and could give their opinion on it ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 4 2019 - 4:46pm -

  81. UVA v. Vanderbilt v. Georgetown (MBS) Transfer

    I have been accepted to Vandy and UVA (non-McIntyre) and I am waiting to hear back from Gtown, as a junior transfer. I would like to know which school is the best for recruiting and prestige, and what school will be the easiest to maintain a high GPA (I&# ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2012 - 9:23am -

  82. freshman summer: repe vs corp pe internship to get pe after ug

    hey guys, would like to have your opinion on this... I'm currently a first-year at a continental european university. my aim is to get into megafund pe straight out of undergrad in london. I already have offers for two top BB M&A internships (one ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2011 - 10:03am -

  83. First Time WSO Resume Review

    This is my first time having a resume reviewed on WSO so all input would be greatly appreciated. I am currently completing my third year of an co-op undergraduate program at a school in Canada. Looking to break into finance- I have had two internships so ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2011 - 3:25pm -

  84. Best Wharton Classes

    Tried looking up some info about this, and being away from school right now means I don't have the usual resources to get advice. The title says it all- what are the best classes to take at Wharton? Sorry to be so school-specific. Wharton Undergradua ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 23 2010 - 9:58am -

  85. Undergraduate Education.

    Hello everyone. I am a High School senior that is very interested in getting into investment banking. Ever since I had an interview with 5 investment bankers (2 MDs, 2 VPs, and an associate) at a boutique, I've been dead set on investment banking. If ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2009 - 4:56pm -

  86. summer internship advice

    Hello, I introduced myself on here before, and got great and honest feedback. I am a rising junior worried about an internship this summer looking for great advice. I'll go to a non-target school with a 3.0 GPA, I am heavily retaking classes in order ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2016 - 10:29am -

  87. Undergrad Choice- UConn or BC

    Hi everyone, High school senior here, decision deadline is only a couple days away. I'm basically down to UConn Honors or Boston College, but also accepted to BU, Villanova and Syracuse, among others. In state for UConn + merit scholarship makes the ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2015 - 6:55pm -

  88. What do I want for networking and connections I make at this stage in life? (Between HS & UG)

    I have written the beginning and end of the follow up email I intend on sending to a connection I made recently. The connections isn't great in terms of investment banking, but she is very senior and did college recruiting at Bain in the late 80' ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2015 - 3:04pm -

  89. UMich vs. NYU vs. Penn State for Undergraduate Business

    So I was accepted in to NYU Stern, University of Michigan (not sure about Ross yet), and Penn State (These are my top three). So NYU was my first choice, but the total cost is 71k a year, Michigan is 52k a year, and Penn State is 32k a year. With only my ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2015 - 12:30am -

  90. What to do with my degree...

    Hello All, I am currently a student in the MAcc program at a Big Ten School. I am also going to receive my BS in Finance. I already know that I have a job offer from PwC at my disposal if I so wish to pursue a career in the Big 4 post graduation. However ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2014 - 12:45pm -

  91. Great first FT jobs besides IB?

    It seems like IB is the gold standard for jobs straight out of undergrad, but there are so many great career paths. What are some other jobs in finance that, similar to banking, have: 1) Good opportunity to learn early in career 2) Provide exit opportunit ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 1 2018 - 4:53pm -

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  93. What makes Ivey HBA better than other undergraduate commerce schools in Canada?

    If you are an Ivey HBA alumnus, it would be great if I could shoot you some short PMs. Anyways, I was wondering why Ivey's HBA is considered the best for finance. It's sort of like the "wharton" of Canada. Ivey undergrads seem to get a ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 30 2016 - 1:19am -

  94. If I drop a class, I won't be a full-time student- am I still eligible for my internship offer.

    Hey guys, So I am taking 14.5 credits this semester and want to drop a 4.0 credit hour class. However, this would make me a part-time student with 10.5 credits. I have not accepted my offer yet to a firm and I am not sure if I have to prove whether or not ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2015 - 3:40pm -

  95. Undergrad- University Of Wisconsin or Transfer as Rising Junior?

    Hello all, I'm currently a freshman in engineering at UW Madison but will be switching to finance at the end of the semester. I want to make it into IB, but I'm not sure if I should stay at Madison. Long story short is that if I want to fulfill ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2015 - 5:48pm -

  96. Which school would you choose?

    Brandeis BA/ MBA Program Or UMich PPE, maybe Ross business Which would be more favourable to break into high finance This is for UG btw. THANKS Undergraduate ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2015 - 9:51am -

  97. Finance or Econ undergrad for IB or VC

    I am applying for undergrad schools and have been selecting economics as my declared major. If I want to work in M&A or more generally, IB, should I select econ or finance? I intend for VC to be my exit strategy. I know I will have comments saying I a ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 18 2014 - 12:16pm -

  98. Is Ivy League worth the price for undergraduate

    I attend an out-of-US university for my undergraduate degree and might have the opportunity to transfer to Columbia for the last two years. Is the price ($100k) worth it? I am aware that Columbia is much better for both preparation and networking but the ...

    2 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 9 2019 - 8:03pm -

  99. Resume Advice Needed- Looking for a job as an analyst

    Looking for a job as an analyst, any suggestions would be helpful. http://www.razume.com/documents/18989 banking resume finance investment Undergraduate ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 3:32pm -

  100. Which Classes To Take Before Graduation?

    Thought I'd see if anyone in the industry could share some insight on a current dilemma. I'll be signing up for Spring classes soon (my final semester) and can only take a few of the ones I'm interested in. I'd like to take those I wil ...

    2 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 30 2019 - 8:40pm -

  101. Advice for a Senior Undergrad

    Hey WSO, I'm new to the site, but I've learned a lot already, so thanks for the great help. I'm a rising senior majoring in Finance and minoring in Accounting at a semi-target. I have a low cumulative GPA (3.23) but Major GPA is 3.67 I' ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 7 2012 - 4:34pm -

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