Investment Banking After PhD in Electrical Engg..


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I am a fresh PhD in my 30s and want to switch from teaching and research to Investment Banking,...... Should I go for MBA from Ivy league ??? What are the prospects into investment banking on this profile ??? I have heard that it is difficult to get into MBA School in your 30s and even more difficult to get a job thereof.

I am a fresh PhD in my 30s and want to switch from teaching and research to Investment Banking,...... Should I go for MBA from Ivy league ??? What are the prospects into investment banking on this profile ??? I have heard that it is difficult to get into MBA School in your 30s and even more difficult to get a job thereof.
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It's not impossible to get into a good MBA in your 30s.

Some of the Ivy's have good MBA programs. Look at the ones that are strong for placements in finance: Wharton, Columbia...

http://find-mba.com/lists/top-business-school-by-speciality/top-business-schools-for-finance-or-financial-services

Cornell too.

In terms of landing a good job in the I-banking field, there are not a ton of opportunities out there. But with an MBA from a top school, at least you could have a plan b and maybe even a plan c. Your options would not be limited.

It's not impossible to get into a good MBA in your 30s.

Some of the Ivy's have good MBA programs. Look at the ones that are strong for placements in finance: Wharton, Columbia...

http://find-mba.com/lists/top-business-school-by-speciality/top-business-schools-for-finance-or-financial-services

Cornell too.

In terms of landing a good job in the I-banking field, there are not a ton of opportunities out there. But with an MBA from a top school, at least you could have a plan b and maybe even a plan c. Your options would not be limited.

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