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Re: Does School Prestige Matter?

Mod Note (Andy): This recent comment by @MBAApply from the thread " With sponsorship, how much does school prestige matter? " is so insightful (15 silver bananas) that I...

Never, ever, ever, give up.

I know it's a jungle out there guys. It's tough for people just graduating to find jobs, but it's even tougher for those in the work force and those with a non-target...

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 (...

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Ask a VP in Equity Research anything

I haven't seen one of these in a while, so I figured I would start one. I am a Vice President in equity research , with coverage of a selection of stocks (from mid to
...

Stepping Away from Lending Club

Mod note: Blast from the Past - "Best of Eddie." This was originally posted in April 2013.

It's been awhile since I've done an update on the Lending Club WSO CDO and...

Passive > Active

I notice a theme that people rank active funds higher in terms of prestige rather than passive funds. Why is that? Why bust your balls coming in at 6 AM, leaving at 9 PM, when...

Do You Hug Your Coworkers?

So this question has been bothering me for a few days now.

I was leaving my internship for another internship last week. When we were saying our byes, one of my...

Financial and Valuation Modeling Boot Camp -- New York City, July 6-July 8

Attended by investment banking, private equity,...

When: 
July 6, 2016 - 8:00am to July 8, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event type: 
Other Meetup

NBA Free Agency 2016

And most importantly, where will Kevin Durant end up?

I'll update the thread with some of the other deals going down...

The Lakers and Cavs free agent center...

Should I quit my back office paid summer internship to study for the CFA/GMAT/something else

I am a rising senior at at non-target majoring in STEM who has recently started a back office internship in a small Asset Management firm. When I was interviewing for the...

AMA - top 10 MBA vs MSF vs MMS

I hope this AMA can help you if you're looking at MBA, MSF or MMS in your early careers.
Background: enrolled in a top 10 MBA program; nontarget undergrad with 3.5 GPA,...

Hot Markets

In light of PIMCO 's recent article and what appears to be a general consensus that over-development in this cycle is localized to a handful of specific property types in...

INTERNS! What are you getting paid this summer?

Equity Research Internship
Size of Bank: Bulge Bracket
Location: SF
Salary: 15.00/hr
Did you bargain? if yes from what amount: No

7/1/16 - WSO Weekly Wrap Up

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

Analyst Interview - Common Questions
Post By @Bodacious

I have a partner...

Rewind - Hedge Fund Investment Pitch - MasterCard Deep Dive + Q&A

In case you missed our June 1st webinar entitled Hedge Fund Investment Pitch - MasterCard Deep Dive , have no fear. The full recording of the webinar will be available for free...

When: 
July 1, 2016 - 8:00am to July 2, 2016 - 8:00am
Event type: 
WSO Webinar

How to get investors

Hypothetical of course.....

But lets pretend I have 3 years of underwriting experience in CRE at a BB ... go to Columbia MSRD and want to start developing/investing in...

Affordable housing profitability as a strategy

Real high level question here. Seen a lot of AH funds around run by people with pretty impressive backgrounds. Just curious as to your guys thoughts on the profitability of...

Why does a company care if their stock prices keeps on falling?

Lets assume I run a bank and my stock price has fallen from $100 to $85 dollars over the period of 1 month. As the bank CEO/CFO/Treasury, why does it matter what my company's...

Question for you fiscal conservatives

Been reading the various political posts and a lot of people seem to be voting republican because they're "fiscal conservatives" and not saying much more. To those of you who...

Fired From ACN

So check this out.... I just got word I got fired from ACN last week literally a day after being back from a one year project abroad. Wondering what I did wrong I looked at my...

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