Money is the irrepressible force that drives our world. The smallest businesses and the largest governments all deal with money management. Studying finance is largely about learning how to make financial decisions for these organizations and acquiring skills that can be used in your personal life, as well.
Jordi Visser ’92, President and CEO of Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers
The world of business is a competitive place. The professors that you learn from are competitive people. The alumni you will meet are, as well. Everyone who lives in New York, by definition, has to be competitive. That starts to rub off on you, and you realize if you want to succeed and you want to more forward, you have to take risks.