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MBA in Finance: Forget It? No!

By - Mar 4, 11:12 AM   Comments [0]

Regular readers of this blog know that last Thursday I started a short series, "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" I posed a less provocative version of that question to several admissions directors and with their permission posted their responses. While their replies varied and emphasized different...

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Yale’s Bruce DelMonico: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Mar 3, 11:11 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has...

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MIT Sloan’s Rod Garcia: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Mar 3, 11:09 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE, or a related field that has...

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Berkeley’s Peter Johnson: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Mar 3, 11:07 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has...

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2010 MBA Admissions Telethon Reminder

By - Mar 1, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

The first 2010 MBA Admissions Telethon is this Wednesday. Anyone (first-time applicant or reapplicant) applying next fall is welcome to participate this Wednesday March 4 between 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM PT/4:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET / 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM GMT. Ahh,...

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NYU Stern’s Isser Gallogly: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 27, 11:04 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has...

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UCLA Anderson’s Mae Shores: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 27, 11:01 AM   Comments [0]

My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has been devastated by the economic downturn? Is the reaction...

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Chicago Booth’s Rose Martinelli: Finance from an Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 27, 11:00 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series "MBA in Finance: Forget It?" My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how does Booth react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has...

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Wharton’s Jackie Zavitz: Finance from Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 26, 11:31 AM   Comments [0]

(Part of an ongoing series) My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general, how do you react to applicants who say they want an MBA to enter IB, PE or a related field that has been devastated by the economic...

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London’s Zoe McLoughlin: Finance from Admissions Perspective

By - Feb 26, 11:28 AM   Comments [0]

Part of an ongoing series. My question: Given the weakness in investment banking, hedge funds, and financial services in general how does LBS react to applicants who say that want an MBA to enter IB, PE, or a related field that has been devastated by the economic...

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