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    Hello.

    This is more for consulting, rather than IB.
    Which factor is more important? University name or work experience?

    According to a relative who works for Lloyds, work experience is more important than university name.

    Degree 1:
    - Economics
    - From a semi-target, e.g. Nottingham (more 'prestigious')
    - 3 year course

    Degree 2:
    - Economics
    - Not from a target, but from a 'decent university', e.g. Birmingham
    - 4 year course with a Year in Industry (assuming a year can be done in a relevant sector)

    Obviously it depends on the person and what other skills they offer apart from academics.

    Thank you.
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    Nottingham because of superior brand name but also because you will have more success of getting internships during your year. The placement yeah you get from Bham will probably be in BO.

    Notts is the one
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    (Original post by Peppercrunch)
    Hello.

    This is more for consulting, rather than IB.
    Which factor is more important? University name or work experience?

    According to a relative who works for Lloyds, work experience is more important than university name.

    Degree 1:
    - Economics
    - From a semi-target, e.g. Nottingham (more 'prestigious')
    - 3 year course

    Degree 2:
    - Economics
    - Not from a target, but from a 'decent university', e.g. Birmingham
    - 4 year course with a Year in Industry (assuming a year can be done in a relevant sector)

    Obviously it depends on the person and what other skills they offer apart from academics.

    Thank you.
    The one where you can make the most of your time there with.

    For consulting, the brands that 'count' are Oxbridge and LSE/Imperial - everything else is kind of in the same bucket.

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    (Original post by glebp)
    Nottingham because of superior brand name but also because you will have more success of getting internships during your year. The placement yeah you get from Bham will probably be in BO.

    Notts is the one
    Bit extreme, Bham has produced some FO analysts at GS.
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Bit extreme, Bham has produced some FO analysts at GS.
    Is it possible to get a placement year for an FO role?
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    (Original post by glebp)
    Is it possible to get a placement year for an FO role?
    Yes but only in research or S&T.
 
 
 
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