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WSO Resume Review: get ready!Please check out our new Resume Review service to get your resume ready for recruiting season: ...
92 months 2 weeks ago
I went> B4 Audit> B4 CF > IB: Ask me anythingAs a lot of people ask about these things then I thought I'd make an AMA: I work in London and I made that much sought after career jump that started in Big Four audit and ended up in IB (Debt Capital Markets) at a boutique with a stopover at Big Four CF in between. If you have any questions about...
3619 min 18 sec ago
When should I study abroad?Hello, This is my first post on here because this is the first time I really cannot find the answer to my question online. I am a sophomore at a non-target right now, and I am planning on doing the Semester at Sea program either Junior Fall or Senior Fall. Of course, the main problem is recruiting. ...
66 hours 52 min ago
GS SSGHi everyone, Is anyone here familiar with GS SSG case studies for experienced hires (analyst)? I'm in BB M&A but heard stories that would chill my md's blood. If any of you went through the process at MSI or some of their disstressed debt desks that would be especially cool. ...
111 hours 57 min ago
MSF -->> Big 4 Valuation AMAIt has been a long time since I've posted something constructive on these fora but lately I have been getting a lot of questions on LinkedIn about Big 4 valuation, especially from those in MSF programs and recent MSF grads. Like most MSFs, I was completely unaware of the diverse career paths that f...
1212 hours 29 min ago
Credit Suisse Virtual Recruitment !!Hello, Can someone please share some info. about how to get started with CS Virtual recruitment process?? and how their experience have been with it? Thanks. Vaibhav ...
013 hours 10 min ago
Went from Big 4 Audit internship to Big 4 Full-time Valuation. Ask me AnythingI know this jump is desirable quite often after suffering through an audit internship. Feel free to ask anything from if you are going through a similar search. ...
213 hours 54 min ago
What IBs are not laying off/freezing hires currently?Several investment banks are currently either laying off people and/or freezing hires. From this point of view, what firm should I aim for when looking for an analyst position in corpfin? ...
416 hours 12 min ago
Citi Private Bank InformationI have been trying to research Citi Private Bank, but there really isn't a lot of information online. I have an offer from Citi Private Bank and was looking to hear what people had to say about them. I was wondering if anyone had any experience/insight on Citi Private Bank - would really appreciate ...
019 hours 14 min ago
MS Richard B Fisher for sophomores 2016Has anyone heard back after the initial phone screening? I haven't heard anything and am curious if anyone has had a superday yet. ...
820 hours 23 min ago
Deloitte M&A (FDD) vs. PwC Accounting AdvisoryTwo great job offers...having trouble deciding. Goal is to get exposure to deals/transactions and develop an understanding of the value-drivers of a business. Looking to create a foundation for an eventual move to PE, VC, Corp. Dev., etc...(realize it may be a step or two down the road). Trying to a...
320 hours 34 min ago
Retracting from Signed ContractHi! So i was offered a position in IBD in November 2015 and I had signed the contract. I recently got another offer which is significantly better. I was wondering what the consequences of retracting from the contract and signing this new one is as well as how you guys would approach telling the fir...
321 hours 59 min ago
Resume for Finance Internship - Sophomore SummerI currently have an internship at a government agency, and I am dealing almost exclusively with information that has yet to go public. Because of this, I am not allowed to talk about it with anyone outside of the office. I am also preparing resume/cover letter to submit for finance (non-IB) summer i...
11 day 10 hours ago
Goldman Sachs Veterans Integration Program 2016Hi all, I found a thread on here for the 2015 Veterans Integration Program and couldn't find anything for the 2016 Program. The application just closed, so I'm wondering if there is anyone out there that is in the same boat and waiting to hear something. Please share and feel free to PM me! ...
1171 day 22 hours ago
2016 Full-time IB Recruiting Timeline MegathreadIt's that time of year again, folks. Time to polish those resumes, fire up the LinkedIn and WSO search functions, and bug the hell out of the career advisers at your schools. It's recruiting time! We are all looking for information on timelines and deadlines for every bank possible. If you or your ...
8182 days 1 hour ago
Have F500 companies begun internship interviews yet?I go to a sub-par state school with very little OCR and applied to quite a few F500 and other large public companies but haven't really gotten any responses yet. I scored an interview with McKinsey, so I consider myself a competitive applicant for most corporate finance and strategy internships. I s...
12 days 8 hours ago
Left IBD - Juggling offers?Bit of background: I'm not really a finance monkey. I applied for the freshmen/sophomore summer internship program at JPMorgan three years ago most for the summer dough Did well enough that I was asked to return each summer afterwards. Last summer, I signed my full-time offer to be a first year in J...
32 days 8 hours ago
Programming test in interview for ERHi, I have an interview with a canadian IB for Equity research associate position in ETFs. They mentioned in their job advertisement at my school they were looking for people with decent quantitative backgrounds. For my interview they said they would conduct a 30 min programming test, I was wonderin...
12 days 9 hours ago
Goldman Sachs background check confusionRecently got a job offer from GS. In the documentation regarding background check it says: "Your GPA from each school you attended (you have a 0.5 cushion, if you do not remember your GPA, please enter 00)." What does 0.5 cushion mean? If that means 3.5 - 4.0 is within the cushion, it sounds crazy.....
82 days 9 hours ago
JPM or KPMG Hey guys, I got offers from offers from KPMG (Advisory Associate for IT Audit and Assurance practice in Short Hills NJ) and JP Morgan (data analyst for the internal audit group in New York). I want a job that will help me learn and grow, both are almost the exact same offers in terms of salary. So I...
32 days 9 hours ago
Graduated college with a biology degree and 2.1 GPA, is a career on Wall Street out of the question for good?I am a 25 year old guy who due to a lot of bad circumstances in his college years, graduated with a 2.1 GPA. Always fighting with parents, depressed, and I did not want to major in Biology but I was pushed into it hard by parents who used threats and other means to get me to try and be a doctor. Imm...
62 days 13 hours ago
I'm a disaster (back check advice) Just got an offer from the private wealth management division of a Canadian bank as sales assistant. Anyways I'm probably the sketchiest most unimpressive guy on this board. 3.0 GPA from a mediocre Canadian university June 2016 CFA Level 1 candidate 26 with only construction and hospitality experie...
72 days 16 hours ago
HSBC 2016 Hiring Freeze affecting graduate jobs? "HSBC Holdings Plc will impose a hiring and pay freeze this year as part of its drive to cut as much as $5 billion in costs by the end of 2017." Does anyone know if this will this affect incoming graduates for 2016/ ongoing interview processes? C...
22 days 20 hours ago
Recent MFE grad landed in MO trying to move to S&TComing off a few years working in actuarial science I ended up doing an MFE at a target with the hopes of getting into trading or research at a bank. I ended up landing in a MO role doing valuation control and was initially under the assumption that I would have plenty of opportunities to meet with ...
13 days 8 min ago


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