What does a student miss out on by not going to an Ivy or top university for their undergraduate?
I have heard that certain jobs like investment banking only take students from the Ivies and other top schools. Then again people have told me that for medical careers a lot of med schools only care about your grades, test scores, and resume but not really your undergraduate as much. Now I want to know, what does a student miss by not going to a top university for their undergrad? Can what they miss be made up for later in life?
Asked By: Giggidy the great - 3/13/2011
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A study looked at this for business schools. It compared success (as measured by salary, which is not a bad measure for business schools) to what school a student attended - top tier or second tier. There was not a strong correlation between going to top tier schools and success. There was a strong correlation... More
Answered By: Frank - 3/13/2011
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Not much other than the fact that you can say that you went to that school. All jobs don't care what college you went to as along as you have experience.
Answered By: DDay - 3/13/2011
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