Fordham MBA and consulting


msals

Hello all,
So I'm planning on starting my MBA soon and have been really interested in Fordham. It seems like a very good program and I like its location. I'm wondering if anyone has any insight regarding their MBA as it relates to finding a job in management consulting. From the research I have done already, it appears as if only about 10% of their graduates go in to consulting, with the majority going in to finance. Is this because their program does not lend itself towards a career in consulting or because most people just choose not to pursue that field? Is there any other 2nd-tier B-school in the Northeast that would be more preferable for my career path? Thanks for your time.

Hello all,
So I'm planning on starting my MBA soon and have been really interested in Fordham. It seems like a very good program and I like its location. I'm wondering if anyone has any insight regarding their MBA as it relates to finding a job in management consulting. From the research I have done already, it appears as if only about 10% of their graduates go in to consulting, with the majority going in to finance. Is this because their program does not lend itself towards a career in consulting or because most people just choose not to pursue that field? Is there any other 2nd-tier B-school in the Northeast that would be more preferable for my career path? Thanks for your time.
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ralph

I'm not sure why only 10% of the Fordham grads end up in consulting. Might be a good question to ask the admissions people.

As for alternative 2nd tier schools in the northeast, have you looked into:

Boston University
GW
Carnegie Mellon

All of those have at least 20% of grads going into consulting jobs.

I'm not sure why only 10% of the Fordham grads end up in consulting. Might be a good question to ask the admissions people.

As for alternative 2nd tier schools in the northeast, have you looked into:

Boston University
GW
Carnegie Mellon

All of those have at least 20% of grads going into consulting jobs.
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10% end up in crappy tier 5 firms. Not MBB caliber ones

10% end up in crappy tier 5 firms. Not MBB caliber ones
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