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I've heard from some people that they had trouble finding out how to sign up for this list. Add your name/email to the form inside the post and you'll be notified of future webinars.

FYI I email 60min before each webinar with a link to join in plus each email includes info for upcoming webinars and webinar rewinds.

Lifestyle of an Analyst vs. Associate

How much does lifestyle (hours) improve moving from 3rd year analyst to 1st year associate?

Do associates still get crushed and have absolutely no life?

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WSO Campus Representative Program

WSO is now accepting applications to be a Campus Rep at your university for the second semester of the 2015-16 school year. We currently have 52 reps signed up but would love to add 15-20 more.

We are looking for motivated students with a solid work ethic and strong presentation/communication skills who are willing to commit for at least one semester, or ideally until May 2016. The time commitment we ask is 12-15 hours/month. Phone interviews are continuing into September so get your applications in soon!

Our Campus Reps help us by spreading the word on campus, meeting with and giving presentations to student clubs and organizations, organizing meet ups, social media activity, university partnerships, and other on campus and online activities. Perks that reps can receive include free WSO guides, free access to our Video Library & Job Board, letters of recommendation from Andy, prize money for the top reps, and more.

Click inside the post for more information and to formally apply >>>

Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp

Financial modeling is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of investment banks and other financial firms now have formal training programs, many students and prospective finance professionals are choosing enroll in self-study financial modeling training programs to look more competitive to potential employers and position themselves as a valuable asset to the firm from Day 1.

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5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Consulting

I worked as a management consultant for 4 years.

I learned a bunch of stuff about business and strategy and operations.

I also learned how to sound smart about something I knew nothing about, and how to use jargon to make simple things sound extremely complex.

I quit my job after 4 years and while none of these things help me with my new business, I did pick up a few valuable life lessons.

Hopefully these will help the next generation of consultants:

Here are 5 things that I wish I knew when I started consulting:

Rewind - Making the Transition: Corporate Strategy to Banking + Q&A

In case you missed our October 27th webinar entitled Making the Transition: Corporate Strategy to Banking , have no fear. The full recording of the webinar will be available for free on the WSO homepage on this date: (free for only 24 hours and then it goes into our Video Library). Do you want to a 1 on 1 mentoring session with James? Click below:


To see the original event page with a description of the webinar and read more information about the presenter click here.

All rewinds will be available everyday at 8am ET.

And, as always, if you want to sign up to hear about upcoming webinars before they happen, sign up inside the post...

November 27, 2015 - 8:00am to November 28, 2015 - 8:00am
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WSO Weekly Wrap-Up (11/21-11/27)

Have a great Thanksgiving everyone! In case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics:

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Consulting
Post By @Alistair-Clark

I worked as a management consultant for 4 years and learned a bunch of stuff about business and strategy and operations. I also learned how to sound smart about something I knew nothing about, and how to use jargon to make simple things sound incredibly complex. While none of these things help me with my new business, I did pick up a few valuable life lessons. Hopefully these lessons will help the next generation of consultants.

The Biggest Split Of The Year!

Hewlett Packard (HP) is no longer the same old company as we might remember it, well at least not all of it! After 76 years HP has put an end to an era where it was a single tech company and has decided to split into two publicly traded companies.

Are Minneapolis/Philadelphia good cities?

Regarding Minneapolis... A lot of people's concerns is the weather. I actually don't like hot weather (although I know it gets hot in the summer) and would be dying in the Southwest heat. I love layering up.

Minneapolis seems pretty urban for a city its size which is good. Seems progressive from what I've read for a midwestern city. I've also heard it's somewhat inexpensive compared to cities its size (3.5 million metro, same size as Seattle).

Do you all think this would be a good city to start out in before trying to move to a larger city NYC/Chi/SF?

2015 Investment Banking Interview Prep Pack PLUS ...New updated version just released!

We are excited to announce a brand new new and improved 2015 investment banking interview Prep Pack, just in time for recruiting season!

As always, we keep improving our resources at least once a year to make sure we are staying on top of current trends. This version includes countless more investment banking related webinars in the WSO Video Library and thousands of more interview insights in the WSO Company Database...curious what's included in our new full "PLUS" package that can give you an edge?

LEARN MORE always, if you are a previous customer, to get the new version free all you have to do is e-mail and she'll send it your way :-)

Good luck this recruiting season!
Patrick Curtis
Chief Monkey & Founder,

INTRODUCING: The WSO Applicant Database. Take 5 minutes on WSO to Reach Hundreds of Finance Recruiters and Finance Companies

Given that we have built up relationships with hundreds of companies and finance recruiters, we thought instead of just a simple job board (which you can find right here), we would also create a WSO Applicant Database.

This vision for the database is to allow all WSO users to create a detailed "Applicant Profile" that can be used by recruiters and companies to find great talent. It is similar to an online resume you see on LinkedIn, but with a lot more detail around actual skills relevant to financial positions, scores and certifications so that recruiters can use it to filter through candidates that are a great match for their spots.

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