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Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School AdmissionsWSO is excited to have the experts from Accepted on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here are messages from Natalie and Jen who will be checking this thread every few days: Natalie I'm here to answer any questions you have regarding Business School Admissions. I am ...
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WSO Hall of Fame: Business School and GMAT Forum The Wall Street Oasis Business School and GMAT Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best topics covering the business school world. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navi...
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MSF Class of 2019Every 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. /forums/msf-class-of-2018 https://wallstreetoasis.co...
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Chance me for HBS/GBS/Wharton etc.I'll cut right to it: GPA: 3.9 from a top 5 undergraduate business program GMAT: 740 Work experience: 3 years at a fortune 10 firm in a corporate finance rotational/leadership development program ECs: community involvement/volunteering. If my chances are weak, what can I do to improve my app?...
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Non-Ivy school recommendations Hello all, I have been wondering lately what some of the top schools for recruiting is (outside the Ivy League ), which place reasonably well, and have strong relationships and connections to Wall Street. Preferably northeast, however, if the school fits the criteria then that will do. Open to any ...
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JD/MBA Program Pursuit AdviceHello all, I'm seeking a bit of life advice and would appreciate any insights you would be willing to share regarding a couple inquiries: (1) whether you think my qualifications are adequate enough to gain admission to a top JD/MBA program, (2) your candid thoughts on whether such a program would b...
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Please Help!!! --- How to calculate the Total Debt?I am new to accounting, and I am really confused about what total debt includes. I've seen the liabilities section below, but I do not know how to categorize each account. Current Liabilities: * Deferred Revenue * Accounts Payable * Income Tax Payable * Gift Card Payable * Accrued Comp...
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MSc: LSE Finance vs. LSE Finance & Private EquityHey guys, I am currently considering my applications for LSE. I am highly interested in the LSE Finance vs. LSE Finance & Private Equity programs. Do you know the GMAT averages and medians for these programs? Which one would you see as more selective? As I understood, you can only apply for two prog...
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Is Now the Time to Apply to Business School?**Is Now the Time to Apply to Business School?** With the year rapidly coming to a close and round 2 application deadlines just around the corner, many of you may be contemplating an MBA but have not yet pulled the trigger. You may be asking yourself if you are ready to apply this year. Here are so...
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How to strengthen MBA profile 2-3 years prior to applying?Started working at a T2 consulting firm (focused in TMT strat) this summer, and just wrapped up my GMAT this week. I am most likely going to apply to MBA programs in 2-3 years, and figure I still have enough time to add some things to my profile that may improve my application chances down the line....
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The Hult International Buisness School?Does anyone have some experience with this school? Do you recommend it? I'm interested in its undergraduate. Any graduates from any campus? I would appreciate all your answers. Thanks...
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INSEAD MBA: Yay or Nay?Hi community, I don‘t want to spark another general „MBA worth it or not“ discussion, instead I‘m interested in your opinions based on my specific situation. Some background info: - European citizen - 31 years of age (yes, old but quite normal where I‘m from) - Master‘s degree in Econo...
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Is NYU Stern really worth it?Hi monkeys, I am a current high school senior who is 100% deadset on going into finance. I applied Early Decision 1 to Wharton at UPenn, and I will find out if I am going to be rejected this Friday. My stats are decent (1580 SAT, 3.9 UW GPA), but I really do not have any exceptional extracurricular...
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Canadian MBA to MBB ConsultingHi WSO, I wanted to gain a better understanding of the post MBA consulting scene in Canada. Which MBA programs would allow me to break into the top 3 Strategy firms? Based on my initial research, it seems that Ivey, Rotman, and Queens seem to be the most "target". Also since employment reports don'...
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Please help me comprare UIUC, UI Kelley, UVA, and William and Mary for undergrad business. I am a high school senior and assuming I get into the schools mentioned above, how do they compare in terms of undergrad business and for investment banking? Aside factors like tuition, I am interested in your guys opinions. Thank you in advance! ...
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Motivational Letter for MSc in FinanceHi guys, I am ready with something like a final draft of my motivational letter for a MSc in Finance and I would like to ask suggestions, if someone is willingness to give it a look, please write here and I will send it to you in private. Thanks in advance for that. In the meanwhile I would like t...
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MSF help.Hi I am applying to STEM Designated MS Finance program in US and would like some help. I am an Indian male, graduated from a decent Indian university in Economics. GPA 3.1, GMAT 690 (Q49, V36) and cleared Level 3 of the CFA program. I have been working as an FP&A analyst at a mid size textile firm ...
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Kellogg vs Booth vs Columbia MBA, which M7 would you chose?I just saw the excel file for Booth placements and they were STELLAR! I mean this MBA is perfect not only for finance but tech and consulting too! But then there's Kellogg, another very strong MBA. And then Columbia is probably on par with Wharton for finance. But when one would you choose if you we...
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Is it possible to buy your way into Harvard MBA?For the record, I have no intention/ability to do this. I'm just curious if it's even possible to buy your way into Harvard (or any elite business school) the same way you can buy your way into their undergraduate programs. ...
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2018 UK Target Uni - MSc - for FO jobs: put your POV2018 guide (obviously based on my experience and from various rankings) TARGET: Oxbridge, LSE, LBS, IBS STRONG SEMI: Warwick, UCL SEMI: Cass, Edinburgh, Bath, Manchester, Durham Other SEMI: Exeter, Queen Mary, Bristol, Kings, and so on through the Russel Group. Decent chances to get a FO job b...
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Strategy/Advice for Applying to Masters in ManagementOverview of my profile Undergraduate School: University of Cambridge Part 1: Human Social & Political Sciences - 66 avg - 3.7? Part 2a: Psychological & Behavioural Sciences - 43 avg - 2.0? Part 2b: Psychological & Behavioural Sciences - 57 avg - 3.0? (GPA was affected in 2nd and 3rd years owing t...
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MASTERS OF FINANCE: John Hopkins MSF VS USC MSFI will be applying to (only) USC and John Hopkins masters in finance. My question is, if I do get into both programs (hopefully i do!), which program do you think would satisfy my interests? What are YOUR opinions on both programs? Background: -Graduating with bachelors in finance and non target ...
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Kellogg (PT) vs Ross (PT) vs Georgetown (FT) – Please help!Hello all, My undergrad is in Supply chain management and post-graduation I spent 3 years in Purchasing but over the last two I have pivoted to Corporate Finance. I felt I needed to beef up my financial acumen while boosting my analytical skills so I pursued Corporate Finance supporting the Purcha...
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Complementing a Math PhD: Master's or MBA?I need help making a tough call on graduate education. I hold a PhD in mathematics and have four years of work experience in academia and three in the non-profit sector. I am in my mid-thirties and I am looking for a career switch. I hold offers for the following three programs: MBA from INSEAD MSc...
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Accelerated Master's in Finance as an undergraduate: will this hurt me?I am participating in my college's BA/MA program in economics and finance. I will be earning a B.A. in Economics and M.A. in Finance (accelerated Master's program). I study both subjects concurrently, and will graduate in the normal 4-year college period. I chose to do the program because it places ...
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GMAT Mentors: New non-profit facilitating free 1-on-1 GMAT supportHello! We are the co-founders of GMAT Mentors, a non-profit focused on facilitating 1-on-1 free GMAT support and advice! We believe that everyone should have access to GMAT support, regardless of their background or financial situation. If you are interested in receiving GMAT support or becoming ...
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Advice for foreign high school graduatesI live in Qatar. Just graduated high school with average grades. What would you advice me to do to land a high paying finance job anywhere in the world? Which university should I go to? I can only afford 10k USD/year in tuition so US schools might not be an option. Thanks in advance....
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Least prestigious ivy?I figured this would make for some interesting discussion, the most prestigious is overly discussed but the least prestigious? Not many people discussing that! What do you all think? You can separate UG/Grad if you have different answers for each....
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Finance or management as a master degree?I can't decide which one to choose on master degree.I'm graduating this year from international trade.Which one is better?I want to direct my career by choosing a path.However,England have msc programs that are called "Finance and Management".What should I do?Should I choose England directly or choo...
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You guys trashed my profile but i got into Yale SOM You guys trashed my profile when I posted it for a review here. I was an international Indian applicant with a 780 GMAT but 3.1/4.0 GPA in engineering from an IIT. You guys said I had nothing that made me "stand out." Most of you told me to "aim lower" lol. I'm glad I didn't. I'm glad I went agains...
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Cornell Hotel vs NYU Math!!I was recently admitted to both schools as a transfer student, and I would love some more insight on which program to choose! I ultimately want to pursue a career in finance (IB) as an analyst, what do you guys think would be the right choice to make?? * If I attend NYU, I might also consider a car...
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Currently considering Online MFIN Programs- Thoughts?Hey WSO, I am wondering what you all thought about pursuing an online masters of finance given my current position and career goals. I am currently an active duty military officer, with about 5 years left in my commitment. I attended an Ivy for undergrad and I hope to attend a strong MBA program at...
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Non-target university business studentHi I'm currently a second year finance student attending the American University of Beirut. Obviously not a target school, but it is ranked #1 in the middle east. Im thinking about going into investment banking but I feel like it may be tough for a student living in a foreign 3rd world country to ac...
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HEC (International Finance) or LBS (Financial Analysis) ?Hey guys! I'm having a hard time choosing between HEC Master in International Finance and LBS Master in Financial Analysis. After graduating I'd like to work in M&A in London possibly in a bb investment bank. I feel LBS would give me something more in terms of location, network and brand, but at the...
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US military to H/S/W to buyside- AMAJust re-joined the full-time working world after two years at H/S/W caliber MBA program. Attended b-school after ~9 years in the US military working in the special operations community. While in b-school, I did interviews for our admissions office and was responsible for leading our vets' club ad...
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Who really wants to take the GMAT?Have you all taken the GMAT? Is it hard to study for it? I'm thinking about applying to business school but I really am stressed out about taking the GMAT....
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Senior in high school looking at schools but I'm lacking in some aspectsSo I am a current high school senior looking to major in finance and, assuming I don't completely detest it, enter a career in IB. My issue is I don't know where I can apply that is still good but doesn't have a cut throat no fun environment, Stern, or a school that would actually let me in, HYPSM....
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Change of plans? GMAT - Defecting Firms - Overseas - DepressionHi All, I'm facing a big decision in life and in my career that I'd appreciate some advice on. Warning: this is a lengthy post, so bananas to all who take the time to read. My story has some lessons learned for anyone taking the GMAT, working in consulting or facing an imbalance in work-life prior...
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All About the GMATHow important is the GMAT? Will it make or break your prospects of getting into a good school for MBA / Master's? Also until when is your gmat score valid and how do you send it to prospective schools? Oh and if you took it several times how do you pick which score to give?...
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Quit IE business school? To go to HULT? I'm a International relations student at IE University. I realized that this degree may not be right for me, since I want to work in the business field and I'm not so passionate about politics. I'm not good at math tho so business administration is excluded. I thought about magagement but IE doesn't...
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Should I go to Hult Business School?I just got an offer from Hult, but no mention of fin aid as of yet. I'm not too sure about their rep. I hear great things and then equally bad things. Anyone with any insight? Simply, am I likely to get a good IB position following graduation? I applied for the SF campus and ideally will remain ...
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UVA MS in Commerce PlacementDoes anyone know the kind of placement the UVA MS in Commerce has? I see a a lot of great placement for the undergrad but not as many companies for the Grad program. Would this school be able to help me get into Asset Management?...
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Volunteer suggestions for M7 programsHey guys, I'd like to get investing or finance related volunteer ideas that involve either teaching or being involved with an endowment. Definitely open to other suggestions relevant to my background, and even remote volunteer opportunities. My dream career is working at a value-oriented asset ma...
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Choosing Stanford GSB over HBS from a PE Megafund?Does anyone know an associate in megafund PE who got into HBS and Stanford GSB and proactively chose Stanford? Does that ever happen, or is the choice usually HBS in that situation? Thanks!...
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MSc in Finance: Rotterdam (RSM) vs. Stockholm (SSE)Hey, I am planning to apply for the finance programs at RSM and SSE for the intake in 2015. My problem is that I have a very low gmat score: 610 (Q45, V29). I think I'd still be able to get into RSM as they accept on a first-come first serve basis and I meet all their minimum requirements. My ch...
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Simon vs. Strathclyde- MSFI have 3 offers for MS finance- Simon, Strathclyde and Lancaster. I have sorta discarded the last one, but am dead confused about the rest. Field of interest- IB m&a Nationality- Indian Resident- Japan (hoping to work here) I have absolutely no work experience (just completed undergrad). So the cou...
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Should I move from Oracle to Google if I have upward trajectory at current company?Hi all. I'm a sales and marketing professional at Oracle. I've been here two and a half years, and have had 2 promotions, first from a Business Dev Rep to a Sr. Business Dev Rep, and then an Account Executive. I've been in the top 20% of the sales force, and have strong relationships with my superio...
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Low GPA - Strategy for applying to MiMOverview of my profile Undergraduate School: University of Cambridge Part 1: Human Social & Political Sciences - 66 avg - 3.7? Part 2a: Psychological & Behavioural Sciences - 43 avg - 2.0? Part 2b: Psychological & Behavioural Sciences - 57 avg - 3.0? (GPA was affected in 2nd and 3rd years owing t...
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Oxford, LSE, MIT, LBS, NYU, etc. Msc ChancesUG: Average non-target state school GPA: 3.7 Computer Science/Finance double degree GMAT: 760 (49Q 46V) GRE: 170Q 166V Extracurriculars: Most interesting: Started a tech startup- wasn't successful Generic: Studied abroad in UK for a year Tech internships Problem: All technical softw...
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4 “Seemingly Obvious” Application MistakesOver the past 10 years, I have seen some mistakes time and time again. While they may seem obvious, they are also extremely common. Find out if you are one of the many applicants making these errors in their MBA essays. 1) **Using over-the-top language:** There is no need to add multiple flowery ad...
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French Universities / Business schools reviewsHey, Has anyone attended Sciences Po on here? All I know is that Macron and pretty all the nation's CEOS and MDs graduated from there and that it has a world-class reputation... :p I've seen they launched a finance programme and a couple Specialized programmes (Msc Wealth Management and strategy)...
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Splitting OPT between multiple degrees at same level is no longer allowedFor those who are not an US citizens, here is a bad news. In the past, you can split 12 months' OPT into multiple periods. For example, say you did two Master's program in US. You can use 6 moths after a MA in History, and then use the remaining 6 months after a MS in Finance. This has been the reg...
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What I've learned so far after 1 yr at a top MBA program (If I could do it over):The main takeaways are either headers or in bold. If you get accepted to multiple top 10-15 schools, take “prestige” out of the equation. I always tell the story of my good friend who passed up a full ride at Columbia to pay full freight at Wharton due to rankings. She ended up taking a corpo...
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USC Marshall MBA Hi all, Recently accepted at USC Marshall for an MBA and interviewed at UCLA, NYU, and Duke (no decision yet on those three). If I don't get into any of the others, is an MBA from USC worth it? I know Marshall undergrad is well respected, but how is the MBA viewed? Specifically interested in Medi...
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Which school to chooseI am a sophomore at a community college. I would like to go into Investment Banking and Hedge Funds when I graduate. I applied to West Virginia University and got accepted into their college of Business and Economics. I plan to major in finance at WVU. I got into Salisbury's Perdue School of Busines...
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MPhil in Finance Cambridge vs. MFE Oxford vs. MFE or MF LSE vs. MFA LBSHi everyone, I am currently a student in Paris in what we call Grande Ecole (Centrale Paris more specifically for those who know what it is) and I'm willing to apply to a Masters as part of a double degree (you have to know that Centrale Paris is an engineering school which forms the best engineers ...
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J-Term at Columbia - Reviews, Opportunities, Commentary, etcHi I was recently accepted to Columbia J-term and I am beyond excited as CBS was my first choice. My background is in IB, and while I dont know for certain what I plan to do afterwards IB, IM, startups are all options I'm considering. With this in mind I have a few question for J-termers. What are...
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Help me decide from whom to ask reference letters, masters of financeJust wanted to see the forums take in case I missed anything. So, I have 5 options for references, and I need 3 for most masters programs. For reference, my background is highly untraditional (biochemistry) which is what makes this difficult as I would prefer a business/finance reference letter for...
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UVA MS Commerce offer, need more infoHi everyone, I just got an offer from UVA MS Commerce Finance Track. I know this is a great program (I'm on WSO for a while now). I also talked to a current student there, although not in details, and I had an admission chat with their deputy dean, but I don't feel that those are enough. They have ...
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USC Macc to consulting/advisory?Hi all, I am a 3rd year equity trader for a B/D firm and am thinking about grad school. The industry has sparked excitement for me in financial and strategic consulting via a Masters in Accounting - I don't necessarily want to go the management consulting route. I am looking at the USC Macc since ...
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UCLA Anderson vs NYU Stern MBANeed some thoughts here... I recently got admitted to UCLA Anderson and NYU Stern FT MBA programs and I need to make a decision in about a month. I am currently in the corporate banking division (within commercial bank) working on syndicated bank debt (credit side). Given my background/interest in...
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CFA Question?I'm a liberal arts major at a top uni with absolutely no clue of finance, so I'm asking you guys for help. My ultimate goal is to work for a hedge fund, but I know that there are certain steps you must take before you apply for a hedge fund. Let's say that I did get a couple of internships on my res...
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Study group for GMAT We are few of us on studypal, looking to expand our group. We have put our profile and study schedule let me know if anyone is interested. Thank you !...
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Chances of Admission: MSc ManagementHello everyone! I was wondering whether anyone on this forum has some insight into the MSc Management programme admissions and programme/ school reputation / value? I am currently looking at Imperial College and Warwick with Strathclyde, Manchester, or Durham as a third application. I looked at LS...
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Has anyone heard back from the McGill MMF admissions committee yet for an interview - 2018 intakeHi, I applied for the first round of admissions for the McGill MMF program (2018 intake). I attended the last online Q&A session and they were saying that they will probably be reaching out to applicants for interviews some time this week. They mentioned that any applicant within the neighbourhoo...
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MBA Applications Strategies WebinarWe are pleased to inform you that we are hosting a webinar on MBA Applications Strategies. Alumni would also be answering your application and profile related queries. Visit our** Facebook Page** to register your **FREE seat.** General Education - Empowering Intellect ...
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Best business schools for social life and alumni networkHey guys, long time lurker first time poster. TL;DR Which top 20 business schools have the best social life? I'm trying to pick business schools to apply to and I have a bit of a dilemma. After high school I did a gap year working in my families business (its a small managed fund that also provide...
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Too Late to Start from Scratch and Apply for this Round for MBA? (Specifically CBS) Hi all, hoping to get some feedback on a little predicament am in due to my own indecisiveness and poor timing. Business school has been in the back of my mind for a while but I only recently officially made the decision in my own head to pursue and MBA. Once I started looking at the deadlines, I re...
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Non Top-25 Regional MBA's - worth it? What are your opinions on regional target MBA programs? I work in commercial / corporate banking, and many people in this field don't have MBA's (let alone from a top program). Think the following: SMU (Dallas) Rice (Houston) University of Miami (Miami) Emory (Atlanta) USC (Los Angeles) George Wash...
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My chances for top MSF program in US?Hi all, I wanted to check my possibilities for getting into top MFin or MSF programs in U.S. Working experience - 2nd year analyst at a global boutique M&A shop in North Asia (think Japan, China, or Korea) -> I have a very solid resume because I polished it many many times - Graduated from one of...
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Assessing business school prospects - please weigh in!Wanted to see what the WSO community thought of my prospects for an MBA given the following stats Undergrad: Business school at a top public university. Think Michigan/UVA. Had focus in Analytics and Tech w/ a 3.55 GPA Employer: I work in the strategy practice (New York office) within a large, wel...
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LSE MSc Finance / LBS MFAHi all, Looking for opinions on my profile. Looking at the LSE MSc Finance and LBS MFA. - I obtained my undergraduate degree from a university ranked ~10th in Canada, studied Economics with a minor in mathematics - GPA 3.96/4.00, Major GPA 4/4 - IB internship at a notable Canadian bank - Curr...
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Tier 2 Consulting to HBS or SGSB?I'm a first year associate at a tier 2 consulting firm looking to lateral careers after business school. My ultimate goal is to go to HBS or SGSB and I am curious about my chances. I graduated summa cum laude (GPA ~3.8) with a humanities degree from a target (HYP) and have a 750 gmat score for addit...
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MBA University of Calgary any good?Hi, I’m planning on doing my MBA next year, I’ll be 28 years old. I would prefer to get into finance related jobs in the Oil & Gas industry. I know the economy is not doing very well in Alberta but I believe by the time I’m done the Oil industry there will be better. I have an undergraduate ...
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Undergrad: Dartmouth vs UT McCombs for NYC IBHigh school senior here. Got into UT McCombs (still waiting on BHP) and was wondering whether Dartmouth Econ is worth $100k in loans compared to no loans at UT. I'm looking to work in NYC IB/Hedge Funds after college and an MBA after. ...
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LOOKING FOR GUIDANCE: decent MSF now? OR try for more prestige program later?Worth it to go to a decent MSF?? or should i wait a year, improve my applications, resume to try for something better.. ...
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Msc Finance in Europe - Liberal Arts Non Target US Student - Worth it?3 years experience in technology consulting out of undergrad (non target top 50 university). Have had success. International Relations major (3.1) and a 700 GMAT. Unique candidate: Own successful lifestyle brand on the side, speak 4 languages (intermediate level) and have extensive volunteer exper...
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Career switch from journalism to finance...how to go about?Just your typical 'im a liberal arts major trynna break into the finance world' post. Have about 1 1/2 years of financial journalism experience for a rather large business news/data company, covering corp debt news (mainly just breaking news on new issuances...some spot news/market mover stories.....
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JD + MFin or MQF/MMFHi All, I am 25 years old, I live in Toronto, I have a JD (graduated one year ago), have a B. Sc. (Hons.) in physics, and somewhat of a programming background. I am currently looking to add a bit more to my resume. I have a keen interest in finance and was looking to the CFA. However, after looki...
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Can I go humanities (no econ) --> MBA -> PhD in Econ?Hi friends, I did my undergrad at Harvard in Women's Studies. I am currently working in consulting at MBB and hope to attend Stanford's GSB in two years. I would like to work a few years after that, and then return to school for my PhD in Econ, if possible. Does anyone know if this is a possibilit...
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30 year old with military and civilian WEHello everyone, I spent 5 years as an officer in the army, as well as 1.5 years after I got out doing the same thing I did in the army for a private government contractor company that worked with the military overseas - contract was only 18 months. I will be 30 upon matriculating at a school. I h...
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Weighing Master's ProgramsHey guys. I'm a former medical school applicant with a Biology degree. I've always been interested in investing, wealth creation, business, etc. I've decided to forgo the medicine route in order to pursue what I'm actually interested in. In order to help break in, I'm applying to MSF schools. I'm cu...
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Do Business Schools have different average GPA standards for each major?Every graduate business school has an average GPA that they have on their websites. Does this average GPA standard change depending on an applicant's major? For example, do business schools have a higher average GPA standard for undergrad business majors compared to engineers? ...
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Best universities for master in Finance with future placement in IB ?Hi dear friends, I am alumni from Azerbaijan State Economic University major in Finance ( study in English). I also have 3 years of working experience in Telecom Company in Finance Dep( 2 year as Inter and 1 year as Staff member). Ielts score is 7. I am planning to take GMAT exam, my aim is 700+. Co...
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Villanova MSF?I'm set on Villanova's MSF program and have had conversations with admissions so far. I've been reading a lot of the Nova MSF posts on WSO and they've been beyond helpful. Figured I'd see if anyone has any advice for me? Chances of Nova acceptance? Dos and don'ts for essays? Anything I should av...
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Mega Fund to B-School AdviceI am currently at a mega fund in a somewhat niche group (e.g. Energy, FIG, RE, etc.) and was previously at a top tier BB in the same type of niche group. Similar to most mega funds I am in a two year program which will end this coming summer. I decided not to apply to B-School this fall along with...
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Cold Contacting Alumni of MBA programs I want to attendIs there a certain preferred way to cold contact alumni from B-schools I'd like to attend to ask them about there school. I'm doing linked-in searches for alumni in my area, but I'm not sure if it'd come off as creepy if I requested to connect and get coffee with them out of the blue. Any advice or...
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LSE / Judge for MSc/MPhil in Management ?Hello everyone, I'm a French guy applying to a bunch of BS. In addition to the usual top 3 French (HEC / ESSEC / ESCP), I'm considering applying for BS in the UK. I'm currently getting a Master's Degree in International Security with a focus on Energy, so my goal would be to work as a strategy ana...
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Need help with Graduation study MSc finance or MBA with finance specialization Hi, I am a mid level employee with 5 yrs of experience in corporate finance role, but want to switch over to capital market sector. I have huge interest in fundamental and technical analysis of stocks and am regularly involved in stock trading from last 2 years. But since I am a full time employee,...
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Sciences Po Paris Hi, I'm interested in pursuing a Master of Science at Sciences Po Paris, I've heard that they have a great brand name and on the top of that multiple prestigious partnerships with Top 30 B-school all over the US. Any recommendations ? Thanks a lot...
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What is my chance?Hi everyone, It would be really helpful if you can evaluate my chance for a Master in Finance or risk management program. I'm currently looking at NYU, Virginia, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern, Boston University and UC Irvine. Undergrad: Bachelor of Science in mathematics and Bachelor of Art in ec...
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Looking for NYC Area ECs for B School AdmissionsI am planning to apply to B School next year and I have no ECs to speak of. However (I know it doesn't look too good) I am planning to do something over the next year or so to pad my Resume. I am in the NYC area and am looking for suggestions on ECs I can be involved in. If I had to pick an issue,...
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MSc: UCL vs CASSWhat do you guys think about these two school for a future MSc in Finance/Management? Past experience? Thoughts? Advice? Goal to breaking into London IB (BB or EBs or MM). Currently intern in a PE firm in France. Studying for GMAT. UCL Finance MSc is new and taught in Canary Wharf, so we have few...
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LSE Msc admissionI am a Bocconi University undergrad in Economics & Finance and I am soon going to apply to LSE MSc Finance and MSc Accounting & Finance. Do you think I will have a shot given my stats? - 3.83 GPA in Economics & Finance at Bocconi - Exchange Program in a top US Business School - 4.0 GPA at LSE Summe...
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Continental Europe: Master in FinanceHi, I am a recent Economist form Greece and I would like to continue my studies with a master in Accounting and Finance or Finance. I think the latter is going to be my option. My profile is: Economics Graduate (with distinction - 1st) in a greek university IELTS score 7 Previous volunteering work...
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LSE MSc Finance vs. HEC, SSE, St. GallenHey, I have an unconditional offer to do MSc Finance (full-time) at LSE. This is a great program (50-60 students accepted out of 1800-2000), but is the LSE/London cost justified? I should say that I was also accepted to HEC for MSc in Financial Economics, and will also get (99% sure) SSE and St. G...

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