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Lets see what the community thinks is the best Near Elite school.
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Interesting Georgetown seems to be leading the ranks so far.
It is a great school and I think has the best location of all of them in terms of getting a job in the same city you went to school to (this is very helpful by the way as quite a few people would have gone to Georgetown undergrad or their parents/family members/etc). It is a big network of alums too and the name will open doors for you.
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New post 21 Dec 2011, 16:57
It is a tough decision but I cast my vote - anyone else?
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New post 21 Dec 2011, 17:13
Is Emory considered Elite? How about Wake Forest?

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New post 21 Dec 2011, 22:27
Is there a simpler way to figure out in which I may fit in then to visit each of their websites ? I am feeling lost in the madness :(
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New post 22 Dec 2011, 01:24
Notre Dame for me :) I fell in love with this college after watching movie named "Rudy" :P
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Please define the "elite' schools. Thanks

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Between Notre Dame and Indiana, I went with ND. Something about the ND name brand and prestigious aura :)

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New post 29 Jan 2012, 11:37
IMO Texas A&M Mays Business school deserves to be in this list.

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I think they're all fairly strong regionally, but Georgetown probably has the strongest name recognition.

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New post 21 Feb 2012, 20:17
RG0105 wrote:
I think they're all fairly strong regionally, but Georgetown probably has the strongest name recognition.


I agree that all the above mentioned schools are great regionally, but I don't think Georgetown is necessarily above everyone else. I think WashU, Notre Dame, and Vandy also have very strong reps as well, but they all seem to ride their reputations off other graduate programs more heavily besides business.

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New post 22 Feb 2012, 03:00
I chose other -- UW Madison. Love the specializations that they offer. Planning to apply for matriculation in fall 2013.

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New post 09 Jun 2012, 15:19
my vote was for Washington University (Olin) !

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New post 01 Jan 2013, 13:07
I'm biased towards Simon (Rochester) even though their first strength is Finance, and not Marketing. But Marketing and Consulting are getting stronger there too. :) So that's my vote.

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