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The Last "what should I do with my money?" Thread (hopefully)

Since I became active in WSO several weeks ago, I've noticed a few threads on "I have this much money, what should I do with it?" And the amounts have ranged from $2,000 to $...

Insight into the minds of WSO members

I have spent years on this forum and in that time, I have read many threads on diverse subjects. I feel like I have gained a rare insight into the minds of a unique sample of...

1-Page Resume vs 2-Pages Question

Basically I'm pretty sure any job-seeker would ALWAYS use a 1-page resume without exception. I've been told... "if you won the Fields Medal that's great - be sure to list it on...

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IB Cultures In Different Countries

I've been wondering for a while what the overarching cultural differences (including firm specific) were between different countries. Can anyone enlighten me and other...

Who is Supposed to Buy Coffee on Coffee Chats?

Ok, totally random. I was reading some forum and it says when you ask a person for a coffee chat, YOU are supposed to buy coffee. Now, I just realized that it was the other way...

Help! Should I Quit?

I am a frequent poster but using a throw away account to remain anonymous
Here's my story...

I graduated last year with 3.2 Cumulative GPA, 3.7 Finance GPA and...

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...

What happens to those that don't make it further than IB associates?

I can only assume not every IB analyst becomes an associate, and not every associate becomes a VP, then an MD or goes into a lucrative buyside career.

What happens to...

Banking Scene in Asia - what's the future?

I've been following league tables in Asia for a while, and it seems that they have become increasingly dominated by Chinese banks (not just CICC and Citic, but also places like...

Do you guys actually enjoy your jobs?

I'm curious why you guys went into investment banking (or why you want to) and how many of you guys actually enjoy your jobs? It seems like so many people going into banking (...

UP vs OUT percentages for MBB at each level

I was wondering does anyone know the UP vs OUT percentages for MBB at each level? I am especially interested in how in it works in continental Europe, but it could be that this...

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First Steps into Trading

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The purpose of this blog is to provide commentary on my simulated trading experience. It is mainly aimed to students and graduates interested in a career...

New WSO Blogging Internship!

We are looking for several talented student writers / young professionals to contribute posts to WSO with the goal of raising the level of quality of content in our forums and...

My boss hates me and is trying to fire me – how should I respond?

I am a first year Analyst working in Sales at a BB , my overall performance so far has been average (not great, but not bad). However unfortunately I have a very bad...

REPE Low Compensation?

I recently secured a REPE job as an Acquisition Analyst after 4 month of intense recruiting. Im currently a senior at a target school. Im extremely excited for the opportunity...

IB Presence in Charlotte?

I have been searching for the past few months for any IB opportunities in the Charlotte area, specifically smaller boutique-type firms, and haven't had much luck finding...

Chances of getting into good schools for MSF

Hi, I'm an international student but have completed my undergrad in engineering from a TOP 20 US Eng school. I'm keen on pursuing my MSF in the US. I wanted to know my chances...

Have you seen construction workers become real estate developers?

Okay, so the title is a bit misleading.

I'm meaning someone like a Chief Estimator or Project Manager or COO of a commercial construction company making the leap into...

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