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Please help: Vanderbilt vs. Mays [#permalink] New post 03 Jan 2013, 13:02
I want to go into consulting in the South. I am being offered a nice scholarship by Mays that would cover a big part of the tuition but I feel Vanderbilt has a greater brand name recognition and prestige. Any thoughts?
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Re: Please help: Vanderbilt vs. Mays [#permalink] New post 03 Jan 2013, 15:55
Where would you like to be located? I think Vandy would be stronger in the Atlanta area and Mays would probably be better in Texas.
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Re: Please help: Vanderbilt vs. Mays [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2013, 09:24
Honestly my dream city to work in is Nashville but I would also love to to live in Austin if I did go to A&M. Eventually I wish to work abroad and move to Asia. I think this is were Vanderbilt has the upper hand since they have a greater brand name recognition internationally and would be able to open more doors.

I guess my real question is if there is really such a big difference between these two programs that would justify paying a much higher cost of Vandy. I believe so, but would love a second opinion.
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Re: Please help: Vanderbilt vs. Mays [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2013, 09:28
Dream city is Nashville and you're still trying to figure this out? C'mon son, use your head!
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Re: Please help: Vanderbilt vs. Mays [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2013, 09:39
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Dream city is Nashville and you're still trying to figure this out? C'mon son, use your head!

:lol: This man has it right. I have family that live in Middle TN and Vandy has a very strong reputation there!

Edit: Does Deloitte have a consulting presence in Nashville? I am interested in consulting as well and, from my research, it seemed like the only real consulting hub in the South is Atlanta.
Re: Please help: Vanderbilt vs. Mays   [#permalink] 04 Jan 2013, 09:39
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