Most of you might be too young to worry about the end of Finance schools during the 2008 financial meltdown. It truly happened. Wharton, Booth, Columbia – all the biggies struggled to place their Finance candidates.
In the immortal words of Matthew McConaughey from Wolf of Street, “Number one rule of Wall Street - Nobody... and I don't care if you're Warren Buffet or if you're Jimmy Buffet, nobody knows if a stock is gonna go up, down, sideways or in fking circles.”
Having started with a disclaimer, I will give both for and against perspective on the factors that influence opportunities in a post-COVID economy for MBA candidates and aspirants.
Post-MBA Industry IMPACT
For: A 3-month downturn