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Need abvice on post mba career options [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2010, 11:44
hi all,

I've 4 years of work-ex in manufacturing industry as an engineer.
I am planning to apply ISB & some US b-schools.
Last year I applied to ISB, got interview call but couldn't make to the final admission.
I was grilled on "why MBA" question. I mentioned financial consultant as my post mba short term goal & enterpreneurship as long term goal. I was not able to convince manufacturing -> Finance -> enterpreneurship transition.
I m fascinated about stocks (I do trading), budgeting, statiscal analysis (Gud %le in Quant & DI-LR in CAT), that's why i mentioned financial consultant as my post mba goal.(moreover frustration from the current job also add to it .However till now I m mostly involved in core technical work & some statiscal analysis.
Could u plz suggest me some feasible post mba options?
transition from manufacturing to finance is possible post mba?
Please suggest me career options in finance post mba making the most of my current work-ex.

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Need abvice on post mba career options [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2010, 09:15
Hard to say what happened, but judging from your post what I suggest is that you do more research -- if finance is what you want, it seems like you don't know as much about it as you should, and the interviewer probably felt you had no idea what you were talking about. Talking about "I love stocks which is why I want to do finance" is sort of like saying "I love movies which is why I want to be in the entertainment industry."

I really suggest looking at the Vault.com career guides (I have no affiliation with them) -- they're extremely useful.
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