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Why My Greatest Achievement As A Goldman Sachs VP Was Quitting

6 AM meant it was time to check voicemails. 11 PM meant it was time to check voicemails again. Every second in between reserved for hustling, fixing the thousand problems...

Do beautiful/attractive people have a competitive edge in their careers? (Superficially speaking)

The world is full of diversity. Some people are just amazingly beautiful/drop-dead gorgeous and some people are just the opposite. Do you think it is easier for the more...

9/30/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap Up

In case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics:

Transgender at a Hedge Fund
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I currently work at a...

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I keep having dreadful work-related dreams

Nothing worse than stressing about excel / your boss / your projects in your sleep. Repeating scenarios / conversations / interactions. This has been going on for ~3 months now...

WSO Happy Hour - Paris: Fri, 30 September, 8:00pm @ Biere et Malt

The WSO Happy Hour in Paris is back after the French summer break. Come join us for great beer, food, and conversation at Biere et Malt in Paris!

Date/Time: Friday,...

September 30, 2016 - 8:00pm
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What podcasts do you listen to keep up to date with the markets?

Interested to hear what podcasts you listen to in order to keep up to date with the markets. (: wso

Atlanta Real Estate Happy Hour

Come meet and network with fellow Real Estate WSO members at Gordon Biersch Buckhead. Address is listed below.

3242 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305

September 30, 2016 - 7:00pm
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New Case Webinars in WSO Hedge Fund Prep Pack

Over the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our hedge fund interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with interview advice and actual...

Outside NYC/SF, how would you rate cities for finance/consulting/corporate opps?

NYC and SF look to be the top placement cities for almost all the MBA programs. What other cities fall into the top tier of business opportunities for MBAs? DC? Chicago?...

Be a WSO Social Chair & Help Host WSO Meetups in Your City

We've been getting more events posted lately (Paris/Atlanta/NYC) so let's keep the momentum going!

We are looking for 1-2 WSO members in major cities across the world...

New Case Webinars in WSO Investment Banking Interview Prep Pack

Over the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our investment banking interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with specific regional...

Pitch Me A Stock

Was asked this question recently in an interview and it seems to be a popular interview question. I feel that I answered the question pretty well doing a good amount of...

FHA/FNMA/FHLMC Underwriter

I'm a third year analyst with a private mortgage lender specializing in FHA HUD and FNMA DUS lending. I'm currently considering a career in underwriting, but am curious as to...

BB Full-Time Recruiting

Has anyone heard back from BB 's in regards to full-time recruiting? This is meant for people without background in HYPW. I got a first round interview at a BB but still haven'...

Get In, Loser. We're Going To Mars.

What a time to be alive. We could be (probably are) on the cusp of being an interplanetary species. Elon Musk revealed his plans for taking humanity to Mars at the...

When a company is sold, what happens to employees?

As the title suggests: if a company is acquired what happens to the employees? Are they all made redundant and only they executives remain? Do they have to re-interview / find...

hot car but no hot girl - HELP!

okay guys, i am in a very difficult situation. I have a very nice car, 2006 bmw z4, that gets me compliments all the time. there is this incredibly hot girl at work that i like...

Shitty Networking 101

Welcome to the school of shitty networking. There will be future courses, but here's an intro.

I receive messages on nearly every social media platform (even Tinder)...

Goldman Sachs to Sack Nearly a Third of its Bankers in Asia

See below:

In the latest sign, Goldman plans to lay off about 75 of the 300 bankers it employs in Asia, according to people familiar with the matter. The cuts will be...

(ANOTHER) CFA Level 1 Freakout/All-Suggestions-Welcomed Thread

-Originally gave myself 7 months to study (came from Econ undergrad, so I figured I would need more time than most)
-Department I work in is...

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