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  2. Tricks for getting into top MBA program?

    Hey Guys, I am wondering if any of u know any particular tricks for getting accepting into a top MBA Program. Tricks, such as- when applying for upenn for undergraduate (but really want to go to Wharton), the school statistics have shown that students are ...

    238 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jul 31 2018 - 12:31am -

  3. Valuable MBA Application Insight from Current MBA's at HBS / GSB/ Wharton

    All- Some of you might be knee-deep in the MBA application process (currently Round 2), and others might be considering applying next year. I was in your shoes about a year ago and know how convoluted the process can be- it's about as "black box ...

    57 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 25 2018 - 11:48pm -

  4. Wharton vs. Columbia vs. Booth

    Hi, I wanted to hear some opinions on these three schools for banking recruitment. I'm probably looking to do 2 years in Investment Banking in NY in a BB and then come back to Brazil to work in PE Megafund. Current BG is 2 years in ER at a local bank ...

    252 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 30 2014 - 6:00am -

  5. So, I've failed, so far...

    Hey guys, So I've been trying to get into finance/investment banking/ equity research for quite some time. I have an undergrad in econ and a master of accountancy from a CSU that isn't too high on anyone's radar. I think I've hit the p ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2016 - 4:00am -

  6. Is This True: PE/IB Firms Ask Your for Your SAT Scores?

    I've read this I think once or twice on WSO and many other times on random places on the internet. Clarifications from anyone who is actually in PE would be much appreciated. If they do ask, could one just lie, or do they go through the trouble of re ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2017 - 1:53am -

  7. Recent engineering graduate in Philadelphia- MBA or MSF chances?

    Hey, First post but been reading WSO religiously for the last month. I just graduated from a non-target (Pitt, Rutgers, Drexel, Delaware), with a degree in bioengineering. Stats are 3.4 GPA (honors), 760 GMAT. I got a job with Bloomberg as a Global Data A ...

    27 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 29 2017 - 4:25pm -

  8. The Slow "Mediocritization" of the Bulge Brackets

    Andy note: This comment was originally posted in Your "Target Schools" lists are outdated and off-base and wanted to open this topic up for debate again. Below are Blackhat's thoughts, which he later added "Obviously it's exaggera ...

    67 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 14 2012 - 4:16pm -

  9. Post-MBA PE Recruiting- Insights Appreciated

    Hey WSO, Looking for some guidance from PE professionals on how to frame my background for PE recruiting Post-MBA, where I stack up against others and other general insights. My background is a bit unique, worked at a well-known boutique bank for two year ...

    27 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 22 2017 - 3:25pm -

  10. Transfer to Wharton, Is it worth it?

    Fellow monkeys, ...

    76 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:49pm -

  11. Weekend Wars: Sell side vs. Buy side

    The dream and desolation of the high finance world. Which path to the upper crust of middle-class suburban boredom do I take? Do I jump to the buy side? Do I stick it out in this simian hell of pitch books and Excel? Which is really right for me? A friend ...

    65 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 7 2010 - 4:00pm -

  12. Columbia ($$) vs. Wharton ($)

    Hi all, I am fortunate enough to receive admissions offers and partial scholarships from both Columbia Business School and Wharton, but Columbia is giving about $50k more. (I would say the Wharton scholarship is on the smaller side). Given the following, ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 13 2016 - 11:31am -

  13. 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 -

  14. Wharton Beach Week

    http://whartonbeachweek2013.com/ Ok monkeys. If there are any current Wharton students or alums who have been to beach week, give us some JUICY details. It sounds like it's batshit crazy and fun, much moreso than any undergrad party I've been to ...

    106 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 31 2013 - 1:05am -

  15. Harvard vs. Wharton for undergrad?

    Hey guys! So I'm in an undergrad-school deciding dilemma: I have been pretty set on going to Harvard this fall, but I just got off the Wharton waitlist, so now I have a huge decision to make within the next five days. I've always wanted to go to ...

    65 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:42pm -

  16. Why is Stern disliked so much, but Wharton praised?

    From all the research I've done, they really seem to be much more similar than they are different. Both very finance/wall street focused, recruited heavily, competitive, selective admissions. Other than the Ivy League tag, the financial aid (Penn def ...

    33 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 6 2015 - 5:12am -

  17. Ask Sandy about HBS

    Andy note: Sanford Kreisberg is the founder of hbsguru.com, a business school consultancy specialing in HBS, Stanford, Wharton, and Columbia and Chicago. He has master's from Harvard in English and was the Director of Communication at MIT/Sloan Busin ...

    58 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 9 2012 - 8:40pm -

  18. Wharton/Princeton/Yale Undergrad

    So here's the situation, I was recently admitted into Wharton, Princeton and Yale for my undergraduate studies and plan on pursuing a career in finance after graduation (IB, PE,HF). Until recently I was completely set that Wharton was my number one c ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:50pm -

  19. Wharton MBA bound: things I wish I'd known during the app process

    Hello all, I'm new to this forum but thought I'd kick things off by trying to offer any advice I can on aspiring b-school applicants preparing for the fall 2016-17 application cycle. Background I did consulting at a boutique for several years, w ...

    27 comments - 21 silver bananas - Feb 14 2016 - 8:00pm -

  20. HBS / Stanford / Wharton (hedge funds)

    Hi all, Somehow I'm in a situation where I have to choose between HBS, Stanford & Wharton. Career goal: I want to end up at a long/short with an excellent track record and reputation. I'm currently in PE. Thoughts? Which one would you choose ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2016 - 9:27am -

  21. If you could've gone to any undergrad college?

    What course at what college would you have done if it was completely up to you? my top 3: 1) Economics at Harvard 2) Economics at Stanford 3) Business at Wharton Undergrad Harvard Stanford Wharton ...

    103 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2012 - 2:33pm -

  22. Ridiculous resume

    just sick. wharton undergrad huntsman program, perfect 4.0 GPA founded several non-profit organizations while in school summer internships at Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Bain Capital sankaty Rhodes Scholar at Oxford resume finance Wharton ...

    150 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2010 - 10:08pm -

  23. Any Whartonites on This Forum Know The Kid in this Thread?

    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=133... Pretty lulzy thread reading from peoples' reactions too btw Wharton lol ...

    97 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2011 - 3:49pm -

  24. Wharton ($) Vs Kellogg ($$)

    I have a dilemma as I have an offer from two schools- Wharton and Kellogg. Wharton is offering 20% aid while Kellogg is offering 65% aid. Female currently am in MBB and have assured rehiring so that I have no problems of placement post MBA. Question is wh ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2015 - 7:32am -

  25. Undergrad Biz School: Wharton vs. Penn CAS vs. Dartmouth vs. UT BHP vs. Georgetown

    I'm currently entering my senior year of high school and preparing to start filling out some college applications. I have my eyes on a career in investment banking- either Houston (because I'm in Texas) or Wall Street. I've used a financial ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2014 - 3:25pm -

  26. Wharton for B-School or take the job as Director of Finance at a startup?

    I have 3 years of work experience and was accepted to Wharton for the class of 2017. However, I also received a job offer to work at a startup as Director of Finance. I'm having trouble deciding whether to go to Wharton now or get some more experienc ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 14 2015 - 1:35am -

  27. Why the FUCK are these two Wharton MBAs sitting next to me complaining they're still up at 5AM?? Who admitted these clowns?!

    Alright guys, serious post for once. I'm still here on campus right now (it's 5:14AM on the east coast), working on this ridiculous comp sci homework (being in this major really depends on who's teaching what class which semester) along wit ...

    64 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 24 2010 - 5:22am -

  28. Way too many high schoolers interested in investment banking

    Let me first state that I am part of the problem. Okay now that that's out of the way, I'll start my post. Recently I was accepted by an exclusive biz honors program at my state flagship. I was invited to attend at luncheon about the program and ...

    27 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 10 2014 - 12:21pm -

  29. Columbia or Wharton for Undergraduate?

    I was accepted to both Columbia University and UPenn Wharton for undergrad. But I don't know which to pick. Any insights would be great, and please specify whether you have affiliations to either school/acknowledge your biases. Keep the following in ...

    20 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 6 2016 - 8:39pm -

  30. What PE firms recruit from undergrad (Wharton, Harvard) for analyst positions?

    I know there are a handful of megafunds that recruit at Wharton and Harvard for analyst positions (usually 2 or 3 a year). I know for sure that Blackstone, Bain Capital, SilverLake, and GS PIA do. Are there any others like Carlyle, Warburg Pincus, TPG, KK ...

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

  31. Is it smart to be a visiting student at an ivy?

    I'm looking into a program as a visiting student to an ivy league school. I've chosen UPenn, but my understanding is that it is available at other ivys too. Through LPS, there is an non degree seeking undergraduate studies enrollment program. Yo ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:35pm -

  32. Wharton Undergrad, need an MBA?

    Typically when I look at the different areas of finance, the career progression usually involves an MBA from a top business school to move up the ranks. For example, for IB, I usually see something like IB-->PE-->MBA-->PE-->Greatness on these ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 6 2011 - 1:56am -

  33. Stanford GSB v Wharton?

    TLDR- Stanford GSB vs Wharton to transition to HFs after graduation? Thank you all for the responses. Stanford GSB Wharton MBA business school hedge funds ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 9 2018 - 5:59pm -

  34. 3.7 GPA at Wharton

    Is this good enough for top jobs? Should I worry about raising it, or should I just focus on extra curriculars at this point? GPA Wharton ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 11 2012 - 6:46pm -

  35. 2.4 GPA- 760 GMAT- Interesting Stats

    Would appreciate any help in regards to my chances of getting into a top 10 MBA Program: Stats: 2.4 GPA (top 50 Uni- 4 years out of school) 760 GMAT Started own NPO Started own company out of college that grosses 2 m/yr and employs 5 people Now in Sales/R ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 8 2014 - 4:55pm -

  36. Undergraduate: Wharton Huntsman Program or HYP

    All: I have been accepted into the Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business at Wharton at UPenn as well as two of HYP. I need advice on choosing between the two styles of education. At Huntsman, I can earn an SB in Economics and AB in Intern ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 1 2018 - 10:41pm -

  37. Go to Wharton or reapply in 2 years to H/S/W

    I have 2 years of work experience (currently in a F100 corporate strategy role) and was accepted to Wharton round 1 (dinged at H/S). I am considering switching jobs to a late stage tech startup and reapplying to business school two years from now. The mai ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2015 - 12:50pm -

  38. Business School or Not??

    deleted business school Wharton HBS ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 4 2012 - 2:50pm -

  39. Transfer out of Wharton for Duke

    This is my first time posting on any forum so I apologize in advance if I do anything wrong. I'm a second semester Freshman at the Wharton School and am not enjoying my experience thus far. I'm a pretty social guy, the kind of person people say ...

    21 comments - 4 silver bananas - Mar 14 2014 - 1:29am -

  40. EMBA-- Columbia vs Wharton

    I'm in NYC and am thinking about doing an EMBA. Please take the following as givens: 1. Accepted into Columbia and Wharton EMBA programs 2. Almost 30 years old, somewhat senior FO role at hedge fund 3. Solid pedigree (top-tier undergrad/excellent gra ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2011 - 12:47pm -

  41. wharton, duke, columbia,stanford Ugrad worth 250k?

    I'm thinking about applying to wharton, stanford, columbia, duke but I'm wondering if it's worth the almost 250k debt hence getting in with financial aid is almost impossible for me (international). Especially compared to schools like Amher ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2015 - 8:55pm -

  42. 3.6 gpa wharton undergrad

    Will a 3.6 gpa from wharton hurt, help, or do nothing for me in regards to getting a top job? Thanks. GPA Wharton ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2012 - 4:29am -

  43. Wharton vs. Princeton/Harvard/Stanford- Help a High School Student

    As a rising senior who is considering Wharton Undergrad I have a couple q's. I started a business in HS and am very interested in business, but more specifically entrepreneurship and marketing, NOT the finance side. The option I have to choose betwee ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 27 2011 - 11:06am -

  44. CUNY Baruch to NYU Stern?

    Hi all the amazing monkies. I am a HS senior and very settled to pursue a career within the IB industry, specifically FO because I had some exposure to M&A. (I decided to follow this path after very serious consideration. My family has some network wi ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2014 - 12:30am -

  45. Use your crystal ball for my business school

    I have a 3.5> GPA <3.6 from a south orange, NJ college in my junior year.... I will have a double major Fin- ITM and a minor in econ when I graduate. My act was a 30 if that gives you a good Idea what I can get on my GMAT if i study. What level of b ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2010 - 9:35am -

  46. Does Wharton make sense for me?

    I just got accepted to Wharton and I wanted to get some outside opinions on if it makes sense for me to go. I am considering an MBA because I would like to get into an operationally-focused, turnaround PE firm and also would frankly just enjoy learning mo ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2014 - 8:05pm -

  47. H/S vs. W

    It is often assumed that Tier 1 of B-schools is "H/S/W." It is also (I believe) generally assumed that within the top 3, H/S are tied for #1 and Wharton is a clear #3. I think that it is fairly clear that H > W from a reputation standpoint. I ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2014 - 7:50am -

  48. Most desired firms at Wharton

    I recently talked to a trader at a BB who went to wharton MBA. He told me that in his class, banking jobs at goldman or consulting gigs at McKinsey were not that coveted since so many people got them. He said the most desired firms were Blackstone, Citade ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2010 - 10:05am -

  49. What would you choose- HBS full time or Wharton EMBA

    A guy I know choose the Wharton EMBA over HBS. He had 9 years work experience, was already making the equivalent of HSW post-MBA salary and was on a trajectory to be the CEO of his family's business over the next decade, which is what he wanted to do ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2012 - 8:00pm -

  50. Wharton '14 MBA Commencement- David Rubinstein Speech

    Hey monkeys, yesterday I watched the speech of David Rubinstein in the Wharton '14 MBA graduation ceremony. Here's the video: Great speech overall. Inside the post I created a summary of some parts of the speech that I found quite interesting. A ...

    14 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 25 2014 - 2:00pm -

  51. Columbia vs Dartmouth vs Cornell for I-Banking/S&T/Wall Street

    Hi, I am a senior in high school and have recently been accepted to Columbia, Cornell, and Dartmouth. I am interested in investment banking/ trading /other wall street careers (early, I know) and was wondering which of the 3 schools would be best for my g ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 4 2011 - 7:17pm -

  52. Wharton LSM (life science & management) pre-frosh, not sure whether to drop life science part?

    Hi everyone, I'll be starting school at Penn this fall (2014), and I'm in the LSM (life sciences and management) program. So initially when I applied to LSM, I thought I would be pretty interested in doing things like healthcare investment banki ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 1 2014 - 1:28pm -

  53. Not sure where to apply early for undergrad

    xxx college Undergrad Wharton ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 3 2016 - 10:51am -

  54. MFIN + MBA, worth it?

    Hey, Is a Mfin from MIT then a top MBA from H/S/W/C/C worth it? Let say you will be 27 when applying to an MBA, 2 Masters (one mfin), 2 years ib /consulting experiences (one pre MFIN one post MFIN)? I GUESS you will be promoted to associated when you alre ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2011 - 4:18am -

  55. Is there anything outside of consulting/finance after MBA worth pursuing?

    deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted Wharton 1st job mba ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2015 - 9:59am -

  56. This guy quit his job at McKinsey to pursue a Wharton MBA... and a hip-hop career

    Hip hop artist Clyde Kelly Atkins (stage name is Clyde Kelly) quit his job at McKinsey so he would have more free time to pursue his music career and obtain a Wharton MBA at the same time. "You don't have anyone in your life that you sort of see ...

    10 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 25 2017 - 3:06pm -

  57. Recruiting at HBS vs. Wharton

    I recently talked to a friend who's in wharton MBA. He was saying how although most top firms recruit at both HBS and wharton, there are a number of smaller boutiques that only recruit at HBS and nowhere else. He didn't give me any names, and I ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2010 - 10:37pm -

  58. Sloan vs Wharton vs Booth vs Kellogg

    Please share your perspectives on Sloan, Wharton, Booth and Kellogg. Its commonly thought that Wharton is the best finance feeder of these four schools. Is that really true? Which of these schools would provide the best student experience? business school ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 29 2010 - 2:36am -

  59. Are Ethics Taught at Top MBA Programs?

    Bloomberg had an interesting article up today discussing whether our top business schools are properly teaching ethics to their students. In summary, the article uses some of the recent examples of top execs that were convicted on insider trading charges ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2012 - 4:45am -

  60. Does anyone regret going to a top 3 MBA program (H/S/W)?

    So I was recently admitted to a top 3 MBA school, but the idea of being more than $100k in debt terrifies me. What if I want to take time off to write a novel? Or to go to China to learn Mandarin? Or try a variety of careers that don't have to do wit ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 26 2008 - 9:47pm -

  61. What shot do I have at a top 5 MBA?

    -3.72 GPA at non-target state school; accounting and finance double major with Latin minor-CPA-two years experience as an analyst at an MM firm-spent two years working in the Peace Corps' Business Advising program in Africa (after the analyst stint)-r ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2011 - 4:20pm -

  62. Wharton MBA = Masters at Banging Asians

    http://whartonjournal.com/2015/04/19/yellow-fever-... Have a good day! Wharton MBA is a valuable degree!! Not surprised that it didn't come from the undergraduate student clubs. Those guys are too intense. Wharton MBA ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2015 - 4:36pm -

  63. Wharton Course: Private Equity Videos

    Just wanted to share these with everyone. If they have been posted before, I apologize for the re-post. Pretty interesting stuff in my opinion, only drawback is the length of each. ...

    14 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 29 2012 - 7:22am -

  64. Wharton vs. Georgetown School of Foreign Service for undergrad

    Hey everyone, I have been accepted into Wharton and the Georgetown School of Foreign Service for undergrad. However, I am having trouble deciding between the two. I know I definitely want to do business abroad, whether it be consulting or marketing. Furth ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2010 - 6:35pm -

  65. I want to go to Chicago Booth, Wharton, or MIT. Maybe Duke as a backup. I need advice.

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

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2014 - 6:24am -

  66. Wharton Casebook 2010-2011

    Hi all, Sorry for bothering you all in this holiday season. But I have upcoming interviews with 2 of the MBB and I'm DESPERATELY looking for Wharton Consulting Club Casebook 2010-2011 version. I've been scouring the internet and found the 2009-2 ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2011 - 8:13pm -

  67. 3.5 First Semester at Wharton

    Will having only a 3.5 gpa after my first semester at Wharton kill my chances of getting a top gig? Also, how hard is it to improve the gpa, considering wharton is tough? Wharton ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2010 - 4:44am -

  68. Canada vs USA Undergrad?

    Hello! I am currently enrolled in a private school in ontario. I am in grade 12, and have a very good chance of being accepted into Harvard or Wharton, because of my connections (through private school), 4.00 GPA, IB (International Baccalaureate), and 230 ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2012 - 8:30pm -

  69. Good luck to those hearing back this week

    A lot of business schools are sending out final decisions this week for round 1 applicants. HBS will notify interviewed applicants today, along with booth, and later this week wharton and LBS will send out decisions. Good luck with everyone waiting to hea ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2010 - 11:07am -

  70. How hard is it to transfer into Wharton/Harvard from a community college?

    Have a strong desire to do i-banking, but I know this industry puts a lot of attention on the prestige of the employee's school. People on WSO have brilliant ideas and I really want to hear all your opinions. Much thanks! finance Harvard Wharton Tran ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2014 - 4:48am -

  71. Columbia MBA part time vs Wharton MBA full time for a "former" financial technologist

    I have been in my career in financial technology for a couple of years, and I decided to apply to MBA programs because I want to get closer to the client side of banking. I applied for the full-time MBA program at Wharton and was accepted, and I applied f ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2014 - 11:23pm -

  72. Now What: Harvard or Wharton?

    Oh my goodness, I'm so sorry for posting about deciding on where to go for college, but....I was admitted off the Harvard waitlist with the condition that I can attend for the class of 2021 (i.e., I'd have to take a gap year). I had already been ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2017 - 11:13am -

  73. Great Debate: Wharton vs. HYPS. Which is best for Finance?

    For people who are deciding on colleges, I think this is a great debate. Lets be real, in my opinion, Wharton is less selective than HYPS, and I can see people getting into HYPS and Wharton. So when it comes down to it, if you are a high school senior, an ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 21 2009 - 3:25pm -

  74. College senior, accepted to GSB, Wharton but denied 2+2. Should I accept and not look back or wait to apply to HBS in 2-5 years?

    I've read multiple assessments of HBS vs. GSB vs. Wharton across exit opportunities, school culture, brand, etc. Aiming for future in Asia, so increased brand name of HBS does come into play. Never experienced the west coast. Highly interested in VC ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2012 - 4:20am -

  75. Wharton Students Choose Sundance over Classroom

    ...One of my buddies sent me the e-mail exchange between the dean of Wharton and a student a few days ago regarding a student trip to Park City, Utah this weekend. Supposedly it's an annual trip a lot of the MBAs make and the the administration isn� ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2010 - 9:14pm -

  76. "Early Career," etc. Business School Options

    I'm finishing up my junior year at a top liberal arts school, and I'm weighing my options for whatever I end up doing postgrad. I'm an Economics and Classics double major, with a ~3.8 GPA (inducted into Phi Beta Kappa). I'm also an ana ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2010 - 5:49pm -

  77. 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 -

  78. Penn CAS vs. Penn Wharton for a Transfer

    So, I know there are hundreds of threads on this topic already, but for the purposes of transferring, I wanted to know what you guys think. I'm currently at a decent top 50 school, but as somebody who wants to break into IB, I really want to go to Pe ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2016 - 1:40am -

  79. Wharton EMBA San Francisco

    I work with a family office in commercial real estate finance and while we've closed some larger deals, the going is pretty slow. I'm basically their capital market go-to person. Decision-making can be very off the cuff on their end and you can ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2011 - 7:16pm -

  80. The P/E Ratio and new market metrics

    Is the P/E ratio the next head to roll off today's market guillotine? What are the new market metrics which will mark the next generation of financial analysis? As usual the critiques are more abundant then proposed solutions. Ben Levisohn: The stock ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 22 2010 - 1:14pm -

  81. Impressive offers

    Met this guy through a good friend of mine. He graduated wharton last year, and got full-time offers from Blackstone PE, Citadel, Bain Capital, Lazard, Goldman Sachs TMT, and some more that i'm forgetting. probably the most impressive offer list of a ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2010 - 4:26pm -

  82. Wharton Continuing Education or Imperial Online MBA?

    Biglaw corporate in NYC and intend to remain in law, although may relocate to Asia in the near future. I am considering between the Wharton CPD (where you do a series of courses at Wharton and earn a certificate) or an online MBA at Imperial College in Lo ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2014 - 12:16pm -

  83. undergrad program rankings for st in north america

    . sales and trading Wharton waterloo ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  84. Should I transfer from Brown to UPenn Wharton?

    I'll be starting undergrad at Brown and I've already been considering transferring to Wharton after freshman year, even though freshman year hasn't started yet. Would that be wise, or no? Since the end of application season in the fall, whe ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2016 - 3:12pm -

  85. Wharton to host Houston Energy Panel 7/31/2012

    Has anyone heard about the Houston Energy Panel hosted by Wharton? I posted this in the Business School Forum but thought the energy guys out there might be interestred. Although I am not in the energy industry I am interested in that sector post MBA and ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 27 2012 - 11:20am -

  86. Interview with Author of "BlackJack Domination"

    This is Part One of an interview with Derek Sutta, author of the ebook 'BlackJack Domination' which is a fully comprehensive and interactive guide to learning to count cards. Co-authored by an MIT wizard who has been the main inspiration for sev ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 26 2012 - 6:55pm -

  87. Booth vs. Tuck vs. Wharton for MBB (short-term in US/long-term in Asia Pac)

    Dear all, I've been reading lots of posts from this forum on bschools and found extremely helpful insights on individual schools. However, given my particular situation can you please help me understand more about each program with regards to MBB? I ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2015 - 8:53am -

  88. Penn (CAS) vs. Georgetown (McDonough School of Business) for undergraduate

    This is my first post on WSO, so I apologize for any naivete. I am currently a senior in high school and have just received my final admissions decisions. Out of the schools that I have been accepted into, I am deciding between Penn (CAS) and Georgetown ( ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2015 - 12:56am -

  89. Wharton Business School: Entrepreneurship Speech

    I went to Wharton and spoke to some of their MBAs about Entrepreneurship and thought you guys might like the video of it:-) 18 minutes and 40 seconds on the following four topics: Is quitting your job and starting a business right for you? How to come up ...

    7 comments - 9 silver bananas - Jan 21 2016 - 4:28pm -

  90. 1st round w/

    Barclays? Has anyone had an on campus interview with Barclays? I heard last year at my school, think (Columbia/UPenn/Cornell/Darmouth), it was one on campus interview and then you were told whether you received an offer or not. Has anyone's interview ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2009 - 2:12pm -

  91. The Case Interview- from Wharton Follies 2010

    humor Wharton case interview follies ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2010 - 5:56pm -

  92. Wharton/SAIS Joint MA/MBA Program

    I am currently admitted to SAIS for a MA in international relations/economics (2 year program) starting next fall. I am considering applying to Wharton/Tuck/INSEAD for the dual degree MA/ MBA program. The joint program would add another year to the degree ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 10 2015 - 3:18pm -

  93. The "Going Balls Long" Debate

    As this is often debated on the trading floor- why not do an open forum on WSO as well... Submit your antonym to the phrase, "balls long." nyc MBA hedge fund s&t credit sa options equities Internship CFA sales and trading Harvard Wharton Fun ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2011 - 8:49am -

  94. Wharton to Asset Management

    Hey all, I'm a high school senior who will be attending Wharton in the fall and I'm looking for advice on how to get a job/ internships in Asset Management, specifically one in equity research. I've seen some internship opportunities, but i ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2016 - 11:12pm -

  95. To Get More Work Experience Before B-School...

    So, after 2 months of preparation and studying (a lot of credit due to Phantombanker's study guide) I got a 770 on the GMAT. So now I'm turning my focus to actually applying to schools. I'm wondering if I should get more work experience or ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2013 - 6:03pm -

  96. B School applications

    Looking for some advice on bschool applications. My stats: 3.75 GPA from top 30 730 Gmat (80%Q, 95%V) 1.5 years S&T in small-midsize Canadian bank Current- 2.5 years (at time of matriculation) at large well known AM firm in portfolio management Good E ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2012 - 1:20pm -

  97. Chances of getting in to a top 3 MBA Program

    qs2121e12 MBA GMAT Wharton Harvard ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 24 2015 - 11:13am -

  98. Wharton MBA grads and career location

    Looking at the career location of 2009 wharton MBA grads, i was really surprised that only 1% went to Chicago. More graduates went to boston, SF, LA, DC, and even Atlanta. What gives? This makes no sense given that Chicago has quite a few powerhouse finan ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 20 2010 - 4:21pm -

  99. B school alternatives?

    I was talking to my roomate yesterday who just got into Hopkins's SAIS program for international studies. He claims that SAIS actually has comparable, if not better placement at ibanks than do many of the top 10 business schools. (He mentioned Wharto ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2010 - 9:42am -

  100. From Management Consulting to PE- MBA route

    Hi guys, I am facing an important decision for my career and I like to share it with you. Background: * Italian Management Consultant, I've been working for almost 3 years now for Second Tier Consulting firm (Top 4/5 in Europe according to most ranki ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 27 2016 - 1:24pm -

  101. Wharton group interview

    Has anyone had their wharton group interview yet? I had mine last week, and it was a rather unpleasant experience. The interviewer had a hard time moderating the discussion, it was very unorganized, and some jackass in PE kept talking over me. MBA intervi ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2012 - 2:56pm -

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