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NYU Stern or Cornell AEM

bigdawg22bigdawg22 Registered User Posts: 80 Junior Member
edited May 2007 in Business Major
which of the two schools is better for business in general?
Post edited by bigdawg22 on

Replies to: NYU Stern or Cornell AEM

  • leo187umleo187um Registered User Posts: 425 Member
    Cornell probably has slightly better recruiting but both are solid.
  • canadian1989canadian1989 Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    hahaha omg NYU's the clear choice! tell me one other univ in the US that lets you do internships at wall street while studying? cornell's recruting doesnt come close to nyu stern's.
  • red sox 7327red sox 7327 Registered User Posts: 765 Member
  • CalcruzerCalcruzer Registered User Posts: 4,832 Senior Member
    NYU if a finance or accounting major. Cornell is better for some of the other majors.

    And, yes, NYU's recruiting beats Cornell's--based obviously on it's location in Greenwich Village.
  • harvardman1988harvardman1988 - Posts: 345 Member
    cornell..... personally i think consulting is a lot more fun than ibanking from the case studies i have done.
  • canadian1989canadian1989 Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    hahaha harvardman1988, just becuz u goto cornell its better rite? wake up and realize that the job+internship opportunities that nyu provides plus the location in NYC clearly beats cornell. its in what? ithaca? lmao
  • irishbluesirishblues Registered User Posts: 248 Junior Member
    ^ Agree. (10 char)
  • FBI_34FBI_34 Registered User Posts: 496 Member
    NYU beats Cornell for recruiting, but I mean if you go to Cornell it's not as if you'll end up at a lower-end firm.
  • momkimmymomkimmy Registered User Posts: 13 New Member
    i would say both are the same academically. does anyone know which one is harder to get into?
  • aquamarineeaquamarinee Registered User Posts: 3,028 Senior Member
    Cornell is better in all academic areas except business probably, so no, they're not really on the same level when you're looking at the big picture.
  • harvardman1988harvardman1988 - Posts: 345 Member
    haha... ok... i got into stern and turned it down. because I honestly didnt want to associate myself with a bunch of arrogant wharton rejects who think they are the [email protected]

    momkimmy, AEM has a 13 percent acceptance rate. so it is definitely harder to get into, and it gives you an education and lifelong friends you can trust, while Stern is all about beating your friends to the next internship. I know very few people who got into AEM but it turned down for Stern... So I bet you none of these people talking crap about Cornell got into AEM or knows anything about the AEM program, as well as the opportunity it presents.
  • plmokplmok Registered User Posts: 340 Member
    Cornell AEM has significanltly better recruiting than NYU Stern. It's not really that close. Cornell is viewed as a target school by every major bank while NYU is viewed as a semi-target.
  • canadian1989canadian1989 Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
    um...i turned down cornell AEM for stern. i didnt have to think about it for a moment. and harvardman, wharton's acceptance rate is 18%. there is no way that cornell's is lower (13%). stop exaggerating stats. and wharton rejects? buddy, you need to get a life. like you got into wharton hahaha.
    plus, i don't hear anyone else on this thread saying cornell is better except you. so get the bias out of your mind and give the guy some rational advice.
  • southpasdenasouthpasdena Registered User Posts: 1,718 Senior Member
    So arrogant and yet so stupid ^^^
  • harvardman1988harvardman1988 - Posts: 345 Member
    so what internships have you gotten canadian? mckinsey or booz?

    Cornell is a program on the rise that has excellent placement in all aspects of business. Contrary to popular belief, it has a very strong finance concentration. And it offers you a set curriculum that allows you to get your CPA before you graduate. Many accounting firms recruit here. However, NYU definitely limits you to those two areas. I have taken consulting courses at the Johnson school and let me tell you, they are fun as hell. I never thought I would like consulting till I got a hold of the case studies and saw how challenging yet interactive they are. You think you wanna do i banking or cpa accounting until you get to college and you are like, o wait, do i really wanna be an excel monkey? or you realize how boring accounting is after taking Financial and Managerial Accounting? And then what? You realize your true passion is HR, or you dont wanna be a corporate slave and wanna start a technology venture, or you wanna do managerial consulting, like me? What are you gonna do, start the college application process all over again?

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