Business School Tutoring

What Kind of Preparation do you Offer?

We offer individually tailored academic instruction to students preparing for or currently attending business school. Many students find business school to be particularly challenging. Additional preparation, instruction, and review can provide useful supplements for students facing new, demanding academic challenges.

General Content of Program

Our business school tutors engage students in a comprehensive review of the material. Through one-on-one instruction, we prepare students for the various forms of participation, exams, and projects in a business school curriculum. Our goal is to help make the business school experience deeply rewarding for our students, both academically and professionally.

Most business school curricula cover certain fundamental subjects, including those listed below. Our tutors may also be able to offer instruction in courses not included in the following list; contact us for more information.

Finance

Financial Statement Projection

Risk/Return

  • Cost of Capital (Levered and Unlevered)
  • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • Portfolio Theory (Optimal Mean-Variance Portfolio Construction)
  • Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
  • Multi-factor models (Fama-French et al.)

Equity Valuation

  • Discounted Cash Flow modeling
  • Adjusted Present Value
  • LBO modeling
  • Multiples Analysis

Fixed-Income Valuation (including convertible bonds and other hybrid securities)

Option and Derivative Valuation

Advanced Topics

  • The Low-Volatility Anomaly
  • The Law of One Price (LOOP)
  • Arbitrage and the limits thereof
  • Real-Estate Finance and Private Equity
  • Real-Asset Finance
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Risk Parity

Financial and Managerial Accounting

Introduction to Accruals (Debits/Credits, Journal Entries)

Deferred-Asset and Deferred‐Liability Accounting

Capital and Operating Leases

Ratio Analysis

Trial Balances (Adjusted and Unadjusted)

Depreciation Methods (Straight-line, MACRS, Double-declining Balance, et al.)

Debt and Equity Issuance and Repurchases

Macroeconomics and Political Economics

GDP Accounting

Balance-of-Payments Analysis

Exchange-rate Valuation and Policy Levers

Economic History

International Trade and Finance

Banking and Private Equity Interview Prep

Academic Finance (see above)

Valuation (LBO and DCF modeling)

Accounting (see above)

What is the Schedule?

We design a program responsive to the individual student's needs. Some of our students prepare for their first year of business school during the summer before they start. Others begin working with us during their first year at business school or during their later studies.

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