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Best Undergrad Business schools in California

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  • TheMK99TheMK99 Registered User Posts: 1,019 Member
    Go to UCLA. Forget SDSU
  • dyip10dyip10 Registered User Posts: 532 Member
    A few BB recruit there but mostly MM firms

    Actually, all of the BB that have an office in Los Angeles recruit at UCLA (Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, UBS, Lehman Brothers, Deutsche Bank). If you are a top candidate, then you will land an IB job.
  • Sheed30Sheed30 Registered User Posts: 12,425 Senior Member
    nope...you will land an IB interview...not a job...
  • dyip10dyip10 Registered User Posts: 532 Member
    nope...you will land an IB interview...not a job...

    Why are you so sure?
  • Sheed30Sheed30 Registered User Posts: 12,425 Senior Member
    lol, you saids that if you are a top "candidate" then you will get a job. I said, being a top candidate gets you the interview... but being yourself and your charm gets you the job.
  • dyip10dyip10 Registered User Posts: 532 Member
    ;) That is very true.
  • Sheed30Sheed30 Registered User Posts: 12,425 Senior Member
    Holla, we agree about stuff!
  • Iildimsum7Iildimsum7 Registered User Posts: 419 Member
    would USC be a good school choice for becoming a financial analyst or investment banker?
  • drjdrj Registered User Posts: 510 Member
    the marshall school is now making a hard run at haas and anderson. if you can afford it it's a good investment. but you still can't beat the price for a UC education. since many UC's don't offer undergrad business one good approach would be marshall and then anderson...unless you'll be conflicted when they play each other in football and basketball.
  • dyip10dyip10 Registered User Posts: 532 Member
    The job prospects for Trojans aren't as glorious as the Trojan Family claim:
    http://www.marshall.usc.edu/emplibrary/2006%20Placement%20Report.pdf

    Less than 30% of Trojans in Marshall received a job offer at the time of graduation.

    Keep in mind that most of the Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley and Smith Barney internships are unpaid and not investment banking.
  • Elizzan87Elizzan87 Registered User Posts: 110 Junior Member
    You should look very closely at Claremont McKenna College. They have the highest percentages of CEOs per graduate than any other college or university in the nation. Also, they have a very very strong econ/finance program. Upon graduation from the finance department, students walk out with very prestigious and high paid jobs. This is mostly due to recruiting on campus and the business connections it has. Many top WallStreet execs are CMC alums. Check it out.
  • NextMikeSaysNextMikeSays Registered User Posts: 301 Junior Member
    You should look very closely at Claremont McKenna College. They have the highest percentages of CEOs per graduate than any other college or university in the nation. Also, they have a very very strong econ/finance program. Upon graduation from the finance department, students walk out with very prestigious and high paid jobs. This is mostly due to recruiting on campus and the business connections it has. Many top WallStreet execs are CMC alums. Check it out.

    Bain recruits at Pomona College and a few IBD as well.
  • drjdrj Registered User Posts: 510 Member
    GREAT POST YIP! you can't argue with marshall's own data, and obviously that must be an accent area for it to improve.

    and yes, another good catch on the claremont colleges. my wife completed grad work in econ/fin and discovered many potential offers from that experience.

    one other point. this and many other boards seem to equate placement in elite accounting and banking/investment firms as tantamount to elite business programs. a far higher number of people will move on to corporate posts at Fortune 500 firms, in marketing, management, information systems, and other areas, and we should not simply focus on the smaller circle as evidence of anything across the broader spectrum.
  • southpasdenasouthpasdena Registered User Posts: 1,718 Senior Member
    drg, can you answer why claremont's grad programs are relatively easy to get into. For example, MA in econ and MBA program.
  • drjdrj Registered User Posts: 510 Member
    am not an admissions officer so have no idea if you're asking me.
    j
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