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Future of Accounting and Value of CPA

I've seen articles online which elaborate on the perpetual value of a CPA and the bright future ahead for students studying accounting. At the same time, I have seen articles...

Trump Administration Drafts Executive Order to Reform H-1B, J-1, L-1, E-2 and B1 Visas

"President Donald Trump's next target in his administration's immigration policy will focus on what Silicon Valley fears most: the work-visa programs that tech companies rely...

Superbowl 2017: Patriots vs Falcons

WOW. Congrats to @WallStreetOasis.com 's Patriots, they came back from being down 28-3 in one of the best games I've ever seen.

-First-ever Super Bowl to go to overtime...

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AMA - Analyst at Top PE Fund (TPG, KKR, BX, OAK, Carlyle, APO)

Hi everyone! Long term user, but new account here to preserve my anonymity.

I'm currently a private equity analyst at one of the funds in the topic title. As some of...

What companies do you respect?

In a recent class discussion, we shared which companies we would like to work at upon graduation, and the reasons for choosing these companies. Common answers for respectable...

Where is the "big" money now?

Been reading about banking salaries / bonuses shrinking and am wondering: "where is the money now"?

As someone who works outside of finance, I have found roles that...

Went from Community College & Fast Food with a 2.8 GPA to one of the most active PE funds in the world within 3 years. AMA.

Timeline (each number represents a semester):

End of Freshman year 2.8 GPA, and working in fast food. Was focused on getting laid, going to parties, and being seen as cool...

How to deal with rejection?

Currently a college student at an undergraduate business school, I have applied for a multitude of board positions, internships , competitive programs, and selective...

Signs to Look For When Your Company is Struggling and Management is Quiet

I am set to begin a job with a boutique consulting firm this summer and just heard from some people the firm was struggling with one of its offices and has had to do some...

DOW 20,000 - Bull Market or Bullshit Rally?

The Dow recently hit 20,000 with earnings feeding the rally (update 2/2/17: Dow currently at 19,884).

Is this going to hold or just another pop and bust?

...

Driving To JFK Is Now Something Only Suckers And Interns Do

This actually looks like a pretty good deal... this NYC startup is taking people by helicopter to JFK and expanding their services beyond. The uberization of the skies has...

New H-1B Visa Bill to Double Minimum Wage

A legislation has been introduced which among other things calls for more than doubling the minimum salary of H-1B Visa holders to $130k (currently set at $60k). Foreigners at...

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Weirdest question you would ask as an interviewer?

Let's flip the script and say you are now the interviewer. If given the opportunity, what would be the weirdest, most difficult question that you would ask? I think I would go...

Non-Target to BB S&T Summer Offer, AMA

Just trying to give a little back to the WSO community because I definitely used this site quite a bit when I was going through the recruiting process...

So, I just...

Taking a few months off before starting new job

Guys,

I decided to take a few months off prior to starting my job as I am completely burnt out by my current job and just wanted to devote a few months to do things I...

Will the EU Fall Apart?

With Brexit already in the rear view mirror, all eyes are focused on French elections in May where the election of Marine le Pen could cause a striking blow to the EU. An...

AMA: Research Analyst at $1 Billion Hedge Fund

Hey everyone,

I've been a long time user of this site, which was instrumental in getting me to where I am today. If it weren't for the help of everyone on here I...

An Ocean of Capital: Saturation in Private Equity

I'd like to revive this discussion from 2012.....
http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/an-ocean-of-ca...

It seems particularly pertinent given the PE recruiting...

Best Time to Cold Email?

Hello monkeys,

When do you think is a good time to cold-email / cold-call banks (or anything finance related) to ask for a summer internship in 2017 as a freshman in...

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