Is a Master’s degree your best chance of getting into the finance industry?
It might be – if you pick the right program.
Master’s degrees are useful for “Plan B” scenarios where you didn’t get the job offer you wanted the first time around – though you came close – and now you want to try again.
But they’re also useful if you’re an international student who wants to work in the U.S., especially if you’ve already graduated from a lesser-known university.
The only problem is that visa issues are sure to come up, as are all the other challenges of breaking in as a non-U.S. citizen.
I recently spoke with a reader who overcame those challenges and leveraged multiple real estate internships to win a full-time investment banking offer in New York.
I’d call this one a “fairy tale,” but it’s very real – and I even have the pics to prove it:
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