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I keep having dreadful work-related dreams

Nothing worse than stressing about excel / your boss / your projects in your sleep. This has been going on for ~3 months now as work has become more stressful & monotonous...

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...

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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)...

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

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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...

Snapchat Spectacles: Tech or Toy?

Snap Inc. (Snapchat) recently made it's first move away from their widely successful app and is set to release their video recording glasses called Spectacles this fall....

Correlation Between Response for Thank You Email and Offer?

Hi wise people on WSO, I just finished my final round interviews with Bain, and sent a thank you email to my interviewers. My friend got a reply from the Partner who...

Is Tesla a Bull or a Bombshell?

There are some interesting dynamics surrounding the Telsa/SolarCity merger deal. What do you think will happen to TSLA stock if the merger goes through? Will it pop or will it...

Ahhhshit. Just found out I have a hair follicle drug test on Friday. Am I done for

Hi fellow Monkeys. I was recruited by a pretty large company to be an associate. I went through the multiple rounds of interviews and was finally offered the job. Great! All is...

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...

Stephens Superday Class of 2017

Hi folks,
Has anyone heard back from Stephens for their superday invites? I was told they'll be sending it out this week, but haven't heard anything yet.

Shall I Resign or not? part 2 - how to resign?

Hi guys, Thanks for all who contributed to my posts earlier ( "Shall I resign or note" ).

Things have evolved so much that i thought it would be cleaner to open a new...

Will Deutsche Bank get a bailout?

With Deutsche Bank 's shares sinking to an all time low due to the penalty it incurred from the US DOJ, many are speculating whether the German Government will bail the large...

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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