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    Hi,

    I've been accepted to King's to study Economics & Management and to NYU's college of arts and science. I'm not sure which is better for Economics and possibly a job in Investment Banking. I know that Stern is a good business school, but I didn't apply there so would it be wise to attend CAS and transfer to Stern, or is King's better in general?
    I think that courses at NYU would be more interesting, but is it worth the $200,000 price tag?

    Thanks
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    Well According to various rankings, and the general knowledge of employers.


    King's College isn't just more prestigious than NYU and better for employability, but it's also one of the most prestigious in the whole world. NYU can't really say the same thing.

    King's is ranked 19th in the world by QS, the second biggest international ranking magazine in England and top 35 by Times.


    I hope you get the picture.
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    (Original post by SuperStar#7)
    Well According to various rankings, and the general knowledge of employers.


    King's College isn't just more prestigious than NYU and better for employability, but it's also one of the most prestigious in the whole world. NYU can't really say the same thing.

    King's is ranked 19th in the world by QS, the second biggest international ranking magazine in England and top 35 by Times.


    I hope you get the picture.
    This is what I thought at first, but QS ranked NYU 19th for Business & Management studies, while King's ranked in 51-100. So now i'm not too sure which is better.
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    (Original post by lara24)
    This is what I thought at first, but QS ranked NYU 19th for Business & Management studies, while King's ranked in 51-100. So now i'm not too sure which is better.


    King's specialises in research and social and natural sciences
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    Stern is definitely better in employability if you're planning to stay in the States--NYU graduates have a big advantage finding jobs given it is in New York.
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    (Original post by lara24)
    Hi,

    I've been accepted to King's to study Economics & Management and to NYU's college of arts and science. I'm not sure which is better for Economics and possibly a job in Investment Banking. I know that Stern is a good business school, but I didn't apply there so would it be wise to attend CAS and transfer to Stern, or is King's better in general?
    I think that courses at NYU would be more interesting, but is it worth the $200,000 price tag?

    Thanks
    If you can get Stern, you'll have immediate access to a huge barrage of networking possibilities. Stern is absolutely a target business school for IB/Consulting, whilst KCL unfortunately, is not.

    However, in terms of on campus recruitment, you'd actually have full access to all the IBs/consulting firms etc that come to recruit at NYU, even as a CAS student. So whilst it is advantageous having Stern on your CV, and being able to network with alumni, you'd actually have a decent chance as a non-Stern major - given you get the necessary internships, leadership positions, ECs etc on your profile.

    A couple questions though: where do you want to work after uni? If it's the US, take NYU. I'm quite certain you could still apply to the UK schemes fron the US as well, so bear that in mind too. If it's the UK, maybe KCL.

    How much of a dent is the $200k going to cause? Personally, if I was able to stomach that figure I would hands down go to NYU just for the student experience and being in NY for 4 years, whilst getting a degree from a solid brand name
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    If you can get Stern, you'll have immediate access to a huge barrage of networking possibilities. Stern is absolutely a target business school for IB/Consulting, whilst KCL unfortunately, is not.

    However, in terms of on campus recruitment, you'd actually have full access to all the IBs/consulting firms etc that come to recruit at NYU, even as a CAS student. So whilst it is advantageous having Stern on your CV, and being able to network with alumni, you'd actually have a decent chance as a non-Stern major - given you get the necessary internships, leadership positions, ECs etc on your profile.

    A couple questions though: where do you want to work after uni? If it's the US, take NYU. I'm quite certain you could still apply to the UK schemes fron the US as well, so bear that in mind too. If it's the UK, maybe KCL.

    How much of a dent is the $200k going to cause? Personally, if I was able to stomach that figure I would hands down go to NYU just for the student experience and being in NY for 4 years, whilst getting a degree from a solid brand name
    As I've lived in London I wouldn't mind working in the US, and money isn't much of a problem so maybe NYU is the better option. Thanks for your help!
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    (Original post by lara24)
    Hi,

    I've been accepted to King's to study Economics & Management and to NYU's college of arts and science. I'm not sure which is better for Economics and possibly a job in Investment Banking. I know that Stern is a good business school, but I didn't apply there so would it be wise to attend CAS and transfer to Stern, or is King's better in general?
    I think that courses at NYU would be more interesting, but is it worth the $200,000 price tag?

    Thanks
    NYU is much much better for economics than KCL is. KCL is average at best when it comes to economics- they're only famous for medicine and law and dentistry. NYU is world renowned for the quality of its economics department.mif you can afford it, definitely go to NYUninstead of KCL.
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    (Original post by SuperStar#7)
    Well According to various rankings, and the general knowledge of employers.


    King's College isn't just more prestigious than NYU and better for employability, but it's also one of the most prestigious in the whole world. NYU can't really say the same thing.

    King's is ranked 19th in the world by QS, the second biggest international ranking magazine in England and top 35 by Times.


    I hope you get the picture.
    NYU is way more prestigious than KCL for economics and management. KCL is only prestigious for medicine, dentistry, law and maybe political science. NYU is a great brand name to have,me specially for economics where it beats KCL by a massive margin. KCL is average at best when it comes to economics and management. Also, the OP is interested in investment banking so NYU is definitely preferable since it is targeted by banks while KCL is not (it's just a semi target).
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    NYU is a better school but defo not value for money. King's is a very good uni, I'm not sure how reputable the course is but I'm sure you would be able to get into Investment Banking.
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    (Original post by lara24)
    Hi,

    I've been accepted to King's to study Economics & Management and to NYU's college of arts and science. I'm not sure which is better for Economics and possibly a job in Investment Banking. I know that Stern is a good business school, but I didn't apply there so would it be wise to attend CAS and transfer to Stern, or is King's better in general?
    I think that courses at NYU would be more interesting, but is it worth the $200,000 price tag?

    Thanks
    what was your projected a level grades? i want to go to nyu too
 
 
 
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