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    In all honesty, if one secures a place at say Oxbridge/LSE/Warwick for a second undergraduate degree with a large numerical component, does that greatly increase chances of IB? Does it make up for having gone to a less than great university first to do a less than the most desirable degree? This is assuming one gets a 1st or high 2:1 in first degree.
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    You may as well just do a financial Masters at CASS, you can do that with an arts degree and have a better chance of then getting in. You don't want to start IB as an analyst at 24 or 25.
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    (Original post by CitigroupTrader)
    You may as well just do a financial Masters at CASS, you can do that with an arts degree and have a better chance of then getting in. You don't want to start IB as an analyst at 24 or 25.
    Are their Masters well seen by the top banks (ie, GS, Citigroup)? Does it signfically increase your chances?
    If I didn't mind starting out as an analyst that late, would the second undergrad degree help?
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    Yes there are people in front office at all the top banks who did a fairly crap degree at undergrad followed by a CASS masters. I suppose if you did a 2nd undergrad degree at Oxbridge/London in maths/econ then yes you would get in, but it's very rare for people to do 2nd undergrads like that and I'm not sure your chances of acceptance into uni would be - they would rather have someone who's got all the Maths stuck in their head from A-Level still fresh rather than someone who's studied English for the last 3yrs.
 
 
 
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