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Chance me: 3.7 from semi-target, 1 year in big 4 consulting, 2 STEM master’s from HYPS, 2 years at top quant hedge fund (Bridgewater/Citadel/Two Sigma), 750 GMAT. No extracurriculars, white male. Want to start my own fund in a few years. Targeting HSW.

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Why would you even need an mba when already having 2 elite masters

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How does an mba help you start your own fund? Also, can you hire me?

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What are the masters in

Stats and Financial Mathematics

realistically, an MBA would be a step backward for you based on your goal. look up the career paths of tiger cub fund managers. how many of them left tiger to pursue an MBA before starting their fund?

fair enough, that’s a good point re: tech and scale. are you good at trading? you could try to bail for somewhere else where they will let you manage your own strategies. there you may be able to take on a larger, more visible role and make the types of connections you need through work. like gabe plotkin. i mean, what’s your plan with mba? hope you meet some rich friends with family money to invest? otherwise, seems like you’d more or less end up back where you are. not saying you’d regret it, just questioning the value.

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