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Do IBD groups prefer recruiting from SA's or FT's?

So as I understand it, spots open up for FT recruiting around the beginning of August -- A rough estimate of 75%-66% of SA's get and accept their FT offers (I was a member of...

Smoking Weed and Optimizing Productivity

So I'm an ex banker turned entrepeneur and I'm addicted to work. I don't feel fulfilled unless I put 80 hours into my business. Banking ruined me in that respect. I have...

WSO Chicago Commercial Real Estate Happy Hour/Meet Up

I've seen several threads for happy hours/meet ups in other cities. I was hoping to see if there would be any interest in having a meet up in Chicago. Respond below if you...

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MF Revolving Loan Facilities

So my multifamily shop is exploring setting up a revolving loan facility for our next fund. My question is, if any of you work at shops with loan facilities, are there any...

Confused Scientist: Where do I fit in? Strategy Consulting, Venture Capital, et al.

Ok trying to start a very open-ended "I'd like to learn more about the underlying structures of the financial industry" type discussion, and part personal advice; I'm trying to...

Tuck vs Wharton-Lauder

I've been admitted to Tuck (with $50k/yr) and the Wharton-Lauder program (with no $$). I'm admittedly drawn towards Wharton-Lauder for prestige reasons, but the thought of...

Types of RE Leases - A Primer

This question came up in another post. I thought a simple overview of the different lease structures would be beneficial to future RE monkeys.

The three basic types of...

Roadmap for IBD Coverage Associate to Career Banker

In IBD , I think most bankers would acknowledge that the Associate role is unique in that you are beginning to get out of the "junior banker" (Analyst / Associate) category and...

VRX drops 40%

How f*cksville is Ackman? Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb?

John Hempton is dancing.

I was told i am too young for role

Hi All

So work in Corporate Strategy in a Multinational, I have been here for close to a year. Prior to a that I worked as a investment banking analyst for over a year...

The Unconventional path to IB/PE (AMA)

While taking the time to clean and organize my desk after a hectic 4-6 weeks engaged in a deal, I came across my old "WSO ib interview Guide" and a few other interview...

Rewind - McKinsey Consulting Case Walkthrough + Q&A

In case you missed our March 6th webinar entitled McKinsey Consulting Case Walkthrough , have no fear....

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April 6, 2016 - 8:00am to April 7, 2016 - 8:00am
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Firm Tiers?

I hear people talk about different tiers of firms and get confused (T2, Big4 being lumped together, etc.). From what I have read online (in no particular order):

Tier 1...

To Go or Not to Go... MSRED

I didn't want to hijack the thread in the B-school forum about the guy making 360k and I felt this could lead to a relevant discussion on career progression in real estate....

Vice President Fund Carry/Equity

Hey All-

I have been negotiating an offer with a PE firm to come on as a VP. I actually have worked for this same firm before, left for a few years, and now they have...

Found job - delete recruiters & add rejectors?

Hi guys

Big 4 audit grad in Europe, recently got offer to join a very broad, interesting, strategic FP&A position. During my search I registered/added 1-2 dozen...

Joining a HF for summer internship but have also managed PA (how to avoid conflict)

I'm slated to join a HF this summer for a few months. They said I'm not getting paid over this period. I've also had financial experience in the past and have managed my own PA...

Incoming Analyst - Potential 3rd Year - PE Recruiting

I'm a college senior at an Ivy skating through the end of my senior year, awaiting the upcoming summer where I will begin as an Analyst in a top BB Group (think GS TMT , GS HC/...

AMA: GS Special Situations >> Founder of a Private Equity Startup

My experience bridges three worlds: investment banking, private equity, and startup life.

Here's my story, in a nutshell:

I graduated from the University of...

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