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Does an MBA really provide value for the buy side?

I am in my relatively young career on the buy side as an analyst for an institutional AM. The expectation is of course to obtain a CFA during your first years. Then, to be...

WSO Private Equity Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!

Big Announcement: WSO Private Equity Official Resume Template for Experienced Professionals with Deal Experience is Now Public! :

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No More ER Analysts

Wanted to grasp on what everyone thought about this - as I can see both sides of the spectrum of this argument.

Read an article from BI stating that with CRM (i.e....

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MSF Class of 2018

I created the last post about this time so I thought it would be a good time to get a new thread going. With many MSF/MMS programs starting their application cycle in the next...

Venture Capital or Wealth Management internship?

I am currently deciding between two fall internship opportunities. One is at a small, early-stage venture capital firm run by a nationally-renowned angel investor, ex-...

Meeting people post-college in a new town

As the title says, moved to a new town, starting FT soon. Obviously not in college anymore so trying to figure out generally what's the best way to meet new people.

Is...

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...

I'm going off to college tomorrow, any advice?

So this is a little off topic, but I'll be heading off to college tomorrow. I'm looking for some general advice that any of you guys may have regarding what I should expect on...

8/29/16 - Monday @Mentions

8/29/16 - Monday @Mentions

Happy Monday WSO!

Posts of the Week:

Can I turn a jackass into a champion? by @Fear The Bulge . 25 SB's.
Damage...

Are private equity and asset management similar?

eg. an investment company which buys shares of a private company and holds them for a long period, is it considered PE or AM?

or say BlackRock becomes a shareholder of...

Do you guys run businesses on the side on top of HF role?

I've heard a fair few stories of Hedgies having start up businesses on the side whilst working. Do you guys run any businesses on the side or know anyone who does? If so what...

Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry Pros

Recruiting season is here now...so make sure you're ready for it with a Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done in a...

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...

Best Gyms and Workouts in NYC

Monkeys and Gorillas, What are the best gyms and workout routines in NYC?

I currently have a classpass and tried so far a few interesting gyms.
The reviews for...

Damage Control: How to prevent small mistakes from destroying your "rockstar" status

We'd all like to imagine that work will go smoothly 100% of the time. No mistakes, no blow ups with our bosses, no frustrations with the people below us. Just sunshine and...

Is it really THAT bad with Deutsche Bank & UBS?

According to WSO's current poll, 59% of those that voted said that they would LEAST want to work for one of those banks. Is it really that bad? Should I not even bother trying...

What's Your Five Year (IBD) Plan? A VP Reflects and Looks Forward.

I don't approve of this as an interview question, but it is something that everyone should try to think about. When I was an MBA candidate, it was more about just getting my...

More Prestigious Law School over Business School?

I'm coming into my second year at an upper MM PE fund and starting to think about what I want to do next. My goal longer-term is to move to a smaller MM (or lower-MM) fund...

Why are interview questions not intuitive?

When you think about trying to explain something to someone, you normally try to breakdown the topic into very basic, simple, and part by part explanations. But in ibd...

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