i need to go to an ivy league school? please advice/help me

<p>Well i dropped out of high school and just got my GED. I am starting community college in January. I WILL maintain the highest GPA i possibly can. Then i will transfer to a top 50 undergraduate program that is atleast respected. Now comes in the ivy league. I need to get my MSF,MFE, MFIN, or MBA at an Ivy LEAGUE institution because i aspire to work on wall street. Besides letters from professors, good grades, extra curr.. what should i do? i really need to make this happen. What are even my chances? Im also learning French and Russian. Am in over my head? My backup plan is still business maybe like a f500 company finance side of it... i am double majoring in finance/economics and minoring in math and computer science.. perhaps ill double major in finance/math or comp sci not really sure yet but i still have some tiime before i transfer. im also looking at getting into the phi tetta kappa chapter at my school.</p>

<p>Well, take it one step at a time. Does your community college have an articulation agreement with your state flagship? If so, that's your obvious choice for your undergraduate degree. You will need excellent grades, test scores, and letters of recommendation from faculty in order to be admitted to a top graduate business program. So you must cultivate the sort of discipline and focus that make those good grades possible. Even if you fall short of what you consider your goal right now, any hard work you put into your college education will pay off in terms of improving your prospects for interesting employment or further study.</p>

<p>Wall Street hires from lots of universities, not just Ivies.</p>

<p>^very true. A couple of friends work on wall street for co-op. and have promising permanent positions.</p>

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<p>If you really mean this as a question, then the answer is no</p>

<p>I know i dont have to go to an ivy league but to work in hedge funds its a great networking tool.. i just want to be best prepared for success and ivy league is the best place to go. As far as getting into an ivy league for graduate studies though i need help.. can i still do it? After undergrad i plan on working for a prop firm in chicago/NYC/Boston or even overseas...</p>

<p>People get into Ivy graduate programs every single year from colleges and universities that you have never heard of. For an MBA or MF program, your work experience will be much more important than the name of the college where you earn your undergraduate degree. The best MBA programs will expect you to have about five years of significant work experience with increasing responsibilities before applying for admission.</p>

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<p>work experience what type of good work experience should i look at for an ivy league graduate program? I mean i wont be working in invetsment banking out of a non target so what should i look into that i will get?</p>

<p>It is very difficult to transfer into Ivies and other top schools because so few of their students drop out or transfer, leaving the number of transfer spots available extremely slim.</p>

<p>I DIDNT say i was planning on transferring to an ivy i said i want to go to an ivy league for graduate studies!</p>