GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 14 Nov 2019, 19:02

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

McCombs vs. Tepper

  new topic post reply Update application status  

Tepper or McCombs?

  • 40% [6]
  • 60% [9]
Author Message
TAGS:

Hide Tags

Find Similar Topics 
Current Student
User avatar
Joined: 10 Jan 2016
Posts: 17
Location: United States (WV)
Concentration: Social Entrepreneurship, Sustainability
GMAT 1: 690 Q47 V38
GPA: 3.72
WE: Project Management (Non-Profit and Government)
McCombs vs. Tepper  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 21 Dec 2016, 08:40
I am a career changer with a liberal arts background.

Pros for Tepper are red, Pros for McCombs are orange

My Thoughts:
- I want to transition into Strategy Consulting for MBB or Big 4
- I want to work in the mid-atlantic
- Then again, Texas is an awesome state and I might change my mind
- I went to a military college undergrad so UT Austin seems like a lot of fun
- Austin was a blast when I visited for a football game and interview
- McCombs places a little better in consulting, but seems like it is mostly in Texas
- The cost is about the same when scholarships are included.
- Both cities have vibrant tech cultures
- I have a weak quant background and that is definitely a void I need to fill
- I like how Tepper has eight mini semesters
- I grew up in Appalachia and something about attending the top science and technology school in Appalachia is appealing
- I like the small classes at Tepper...but McCombs is only a little bigger
- Both schools are building new $200 million facilities
- I feel like Tepper is really on the upswing and could keep moving up...but I don't know much about how McCombs is trending.
- Pittsburgh is way closer to home


Thoughts?
Current Student
avatar
B
Joined: 25 Sep 2014
Posts: 53
Location: United States
GMAT 1: 750 Q50 V40
GPA: 3.4
Re: McCombs vs. Tepper  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 08 Jan 2017, 08:20
Both schools will get you where you want to go

Though I would pick Mccombs
Board of Directors
avatar
B
Status: Yale SOM!
Joined: 06 Feb 2012
Posts: 1593
Location: United States
Concentration: Marketing, Strategy
Reviews Badge
Re: McCombs vs. Tepper  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 12 Jan 2017, 10:34
I would lean Tepper here. You'll get the quant background, placements into mid Atlantic, and good placements in strategy consulting. Visit though -- I've gathered culturally the schools are a bit different (McCombs might be more fun? Sorry Tepper friends!) so you'll want to consider your fit overall too


Sent from my iPhone using GMAT Club Forum mobile app
_________________

aerien

Why Yale | My Advice For Younger Applicants

Note: I do not complete individual profile reviews. Please use the Admissions Consultant or Peer Review forums to get feedback on your profile.

GMAT Club Premium Membership - big benefits and savings
GMAT Club Bot
Re: McCombs vs. Tepper   [#permalink] 12 Jan 2017, 10:34
Display posts from previous: Sort by

McCombs vs. Tepper

  new topic post reply Update application status  

Moderators: billionaire, Wilch, teleste






Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne