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Top Business Schools for Corporate Finance/Consulting Career [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2010, 03:47
Hi,

I was wondering what the best MBA programs are for those that want to become executives of companies or get into management consulting. I know some schools have more of a finance concentration, such as Wharton or Booth, but which ones are top notch for creating executives or high-level strategy consultants? If you all can also include MBAs outside of the M7 (but also include the top ones within them), that would be great as well, because I don't think I'm competitive enough for the M7.

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Re: Top Business Schools for Corporate Finance/Consulting Career [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2010, 05:00
Check out Ross, they have good consulting placement. They are pretty well rounded in terms of placement.
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Re: Top Business Schools for Corporate Finance/Consulting Career [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2010, 06:14
also check out newsweek rankings - they might give some insight too
http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandr ... s/rankings
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Re: Top Business Schools for Corporate Finance/Consulting Career [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2010, 08:46
Isn't there a separate ranking for consulting or finance on the USNews rankings?
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Re: Top Business Schools for Corporate Finance/Consulting Career [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2010, 09:16
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Isn't there a separate ranking for consulting or finance on the USNews rankings?


yeah . they have ranks for specialized areas under that link.
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If you're geared for MC, pretty much any of the top 10 b-schools in US can take you there; it simply depends on how you spend your time at the school. Outside of top 10, you're looking at a harder figure to get in MC, but chances are still quite good. Basically, all top MC companies recruit at top 10 schools. Whether the institution is finance-heavy or not (such as your examples, wharton and booth) is irrelevant when it comes to MC recruiting at the top schools.
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Re: Top Business Schools for Corporate Finance/Consulting Career [#permalink] New post 17 Sep 2010, 10:54
HBS mints consultants. As far as top level executives that really varies - there used to be a strong trend of HBS C-level executives at Fortune 500 companies. That has since diminished a bit. I have also seen a number of consultants come from Tuck and Fuqua.
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