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    (Original post by Damarus)
    You're an idiot.

    You're all idiots.

    MIT MFE ROCKS WARWICKS AND IMPERIALS SOCKS
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    (Original post by hoodwink199)
    Imperial is 1st tier. It's like MIT. As a result it is well respected in the City (and elsewhere) - any course they offer will benefit from that reputation.

    Warwick is 2nd tier. It's like NYU. The respect it gets in the City comes not from the Warwick name per se but from the rigour and quality of some of the specific masters programmes as prep for City roles.

    Imperial is a better name, Period. However Warwick has some better courses... I think whether a City recruiter prefers one of the other will depend greatly on the type of role you're talking about - people hiring for specialised finance roles may have a mild to strong preference for Warwick for example.
    Imperial is not like MIT (MIT's MSc Finance is one of, if not the best, and most competitive finance courses in the world) and Warwick is not like NYU, Stern is one of the world's most respected business schools.

    don't kid yourself
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    I assume both you guys are referring to MIT's MFin (Masters of Finance)? (One said MIT MFE and one said MIT MSc Finance - both of which don't seem to exist?)

    Considering I have an offer from LSE MSc Finance, and have an interview invite for MIT MFin, which would you consider is better? (Sorry to go off-topic but I cbf making a new thread for such a small question).
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    (Original post by makaveli121)
    I assume both you guys are referring to MIT's MFin (Masters of Finance)? (One said MIT MFE and one said MIT MSc Finance - both of which don't seem to exist?)

    Considering I have an offer from LSE MSc Finance, and have an interview invite for MIT MFin, which would you consider is better? (Sorry to go off-topic but I cbf making a new thread for such a small question).
    by MSc Finance I was referring to the MFin at MIT

    the admissions for this programme and the one at Princeton are insane. acceptance rates of less than 5%...good luck though!

    edit: Princeton programme had 580 apps, gave offers to 24, and 19 enrolled...h o l y c r a p
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    (Original post by awm55)
    Imperial is not like MIT (MIT's MSc Finance is one of, if not the best, and most competitive finance courses in the world) and Warwick is not like NYU, Stern is one of the world's most respected business schools.

    don't kid yourself
    You've possibly misread/misinterpreted my response - I'm trying to explain Imperial and Warwick universities (in general) using US metaphors (that everyone seems to understand).

    As an aside, definitely no reference to MIT's specific MSc Finance intended or implied, else I would have mentioned it, specifically. There are simply no UK programmes on par with US MFE's...
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    (Original post by makaveli121)
    I assume both you guys are referring to MIT's MFin (Masters of Finance)? (One said MIT MFE and one said MIT MSc Finance - both of which don't seem to exist?)

    Considering I have an offer from LSE MSc Finance, and have an interview invite for MIT MFin, which would you consider is better? (Sorry to go off-topic but I cbf making a new thread for such a small question).
    No brainer - LSE is certainly good in job hunting terms within the UK but the MIT programme is in another league altogether.
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    I have an offer too from Imperial and Warwick for Msc. Finance. Got rejected from LSE though. Anyway, initially I was leaning towards Warwick but am now considering Imperial is a safer bet because it has a better reputation. What I really want to know though is how good their Career Services are. That will be the clincher for me. Can anyone shed some light on this?
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    TBH taking an MSc Finance isn't putting you at a significant advantage than any other MSc. Subject really isn't that important compared to where you study. It just seems like an epic waste of money tbh. If you have millionaire parents and £30k+ isn't alot of money then by all means, but if you think that employers are going to be wooed just because it's finance then you will be in for a shock.
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    I was originally asking whether it is possible to focus on corp. finance stuff at Imperial...Are the core courses (mandatory) all highly mathematically equipped? I mean, its not a math programme...so, one can handle that math stuff, right?
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    I have submitted my app for the MSc Finance at Imperial and have not heard anything back from them in terms of giving me my login details to check the status of my application. I applied about 10 days ago. Is this normal? Both my referees have submitted.
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    By the way for Imperial class of 2008 (Msc. Finanace): 57% had job on graduation. That seems a little low to me.

    Warwick class of 2008: 90% had a job 3months aftr graduation. Unfortunately do not know how many had an offer on graduation.

    Tough choice
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    I'm inclined to believe that Warwick has a better network and connection in the banking and finance industry.
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    Got a cond. offer today from LSE!What a surprise...^^ So...no need to worry about deciding between Warwick and Imperial...^^
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    hey guys
    i was wondering what is the "usual" conditional offer for the msc finance at imperial. i.e 2.1 high 2.1 or first ???
    (I just got the offer but not the terms )
    thanks
 
 
 
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