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Oxford MFE vs HEC MIF ($$$) vs Notre Dame MSBA ($$$) vs MIT MFin/MBan

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Hey.

I'm in the very fortunate position to have been admitted to Oxford, HEC and ND. I have interviews for both MFin and MBan programs this coming week. HEC have committed to at least 20k scholarship, bringing the course fee to 12k euro. Notre Dame haven't confirmed an amount yet but indicated approximately 25-30k dollars, which will bring the cost to 20-25k dollars. Oxford scholarships have not been released yet, so lets assume nothing on that front, so ~50k euro.

I have applications pending for LSE (Finance, Financial Mathematics), and I would assume I will be admitted to one of those programs on the back of the application results so far. I think MFE > both of those, but thoughts here appreciated. I have also have been invited to interview for Dukes MQM:BA, but I think I will scratch that.

Background: Final year Undergraduate in Management Science and Information Systems in a top Irish University. We don't have CGPA, but currently 1st in class with a high 1st class honours (3.7-4). GMAT: 770 (Q49, V48). Had an internship in one of MS,GS,JPM in the UK, and currently a teaching assistant for 1st and 2nd year students in my university.

Location: Regarding where I work after the masters, I am not particularly inclined either way at the minute. Happy to go to London, but also equally happy to try out the US. I have a good level of French, but probably not employable proficiency just yet.

Goals: The goal at the moment is Hedge Fund/Quantitative Strategy/Research. I have an M&A internship this summer so I will see how I find that too. I think my short-term career goals (first couple of years out of college) are flexible-ish.

Thoughts: I actually never expected to get into to Oxford or MIT, and always thought that if it was my choice entirely, then MIT is the way to go. I know Notre Dame isn't as high ranked or even a Finance related course, but I think it is hard to overlook the scholarship and the fun I could have there compared to Oxf/MIT. I have no idea what the job prospects out of the MSBA are, but I have been treated very well by the AdCom and like the look of the school and area. HEC Paris offers a chance to improve my French, and is the number 1 ranked pre-experience finance masters. However, my research kind of indicates that the Oxf MFE is a better program, although I will be worked much harder on the MFE.

Really tough decision, and would appreciate any input. Happy to answer any questions as well.
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Anyone got any thoughts?
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Hi and congratulations on your admits. Are all of these Master's programs? or in other words, are any of these MBA's?
I presume no work experience as it is almost always the case with masters?
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New post 18 Feb 2019, 01:17
bb wrote:
Hi and congratulations on your admits. Are all of these Master's programs? or in other words, are any of these MBA's?
I presume no work experience as it is almost always the case with masters?


Hey bb.

Yes all Masters programmes. I have no full time work experience and will be starting straight from my undergrad.
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