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New Forum: WSO Success StoriesSince we've had so many of these lately, I thought we would start a forum dedicated to the success stories of WSO members to serve as a place where people can go to get inspired. What I actually did was get rid of the Entrepreneurial Forum since it had the least # of posts and technically could fall...
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WSO User GuidelinesPlease read in the WSO User Guidelines in detail before posting to WSO. ...
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What is your definition of "hard work"?I know many of the people on this forum are professionals in the world of finance. Many of you probably know what it means to work very hard, especially for those of you in investment banking. In your opinion, do you think many young people today are unwilling to commit themselves to "hard work"? I ...
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What is your definition of "hard work"?I know many of the people on this forum are professionals in the world of finance. Many of you probably know what it means to work very hard, especially for those of you in investment banking. In your opinion, do you think many young people today are unwilling to commit themselves to "hard work"? I ...
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What investment banking is in simple words and my story Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 4/9/13 There are a couple different paths that you can take as a finance major: Commercial Banking corporate finance Financial Planning Hedge Funds Insurance Investment Banking Money Management Private Equity Real Estate...
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What investment banking is in simple words and my story Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 4/9/13 There are a couple different paths that you can take as a finance major: Commercial Banking corporate finance Financial Planning Hedge Funds Insurance Investment Banking Money Management Private Equity Real Estate...
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Ask me anything: Ex Banking Analyst in China + Incoming PE AnalystHi All, been on the site for a while and previously contributed a bit on investment banking in China. After 2 years at my previous bank, I am moving to a top middle market Asia focused PE fund (China team) in the next few weeks. I have experience working on cross-border M&A, both onshore and off...
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(Dumps),MSR, ALL CVV, WU TRANSFEREmail : ([email protected] )TRANSFERSelling Ccv2,ATM skimmer , Track 1 & 2(Dumps),MSR, ALL CVV, WU TRANSFER Selling good and fresh cvv fullz track 1 and 2 bank login bank transfer writing check __________ Bank Logins Prices US UK CA AU EU ____________ - Bank Us : ( HALIFAX,BOA,CHASE,Wells Fargo...) . Balance 5000$ = 250$ . Balance...
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How to Pass the Series 7 ExamIf you are reading this post, you are most likely preparing to sit for the series 7 exam. First and foremost, I made this post because I wish it existed when I was studying for the exam. For me, the stakes were very high - pass the series 7 exam on the first attempt or lose my new wall street job ...
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Keep your spouse clueless: Road to Happiness Hi In a relationship, you talk about everything because you are best friends. This is easier said than done for us in Finance because they simply do not understand what we do. There is absolutely no point in explaining something to aliens (and we appear like aliens to them). I'd say keep them guess...
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State School-->GS NYC Summer Analyst-->Medical SchoolComplete 180 career move. Now third year medical student. Here to chat with anyone that dipped their toes in and didn't like it. ...
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How I went from 10 rejections to one dream internship this year.The background story is here: I'm so pathetic--I can't get past 1st round Interviews Finance:Goldman Sachs 1st round. No. Altamont Capital 1st round. No. Bracebridge Capital 1st round. NoBridgewater Associates 1st round. No. Consulting:Cornerstone Research 1st round No. Analysis Group 1st round. No....
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Anyone have a success story after a not-so-great college experience?The reason I ask this is simply this: I want to go into finance. I really do. I spend just as much time on here as I do fantasizing about my future - which is 95% of my thoughts. I go to somewhat of a target school, considering it's a top-20 undergrad b-school but it's located in the Midwest and th...
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Training course for finance?Hi guys, I have a question and your help would be much appreciated. I understand there is training courses for e.g investment banking, like a package of videos and courses you can buy.. Is there something similar to that for finance in general? Something that would go over everything related to fina...
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Non-Target to BB IBD Dudes, I've recently accepted an offer to a BB IBD group after 2 years of absolute torture in terms of uncertainty and leverage. Here's the background: - Non-Target UG, B.S.E. Engineering - Multiple internships in heavy industrial mfg. - One Year post-grad work in sales in electronics mfg. After rou...
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CFA ScheduleNow that I can delegate, I'm looking to use the additional time I have at work to study for the CFA. What's the quickest time that I can pass all 3 exams (I'm planning on not having a life for this) if I register now? ...
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From Homeless and Parentless to Harvard Inspirational story about the adversity Zack Hodges overcame. Left Parentless and Homeless, Harvard Star's Amazing Journey May Lead to the NFL ...
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From the "Hood" to IBDAfter a couple of Goose Island Pale Ale's, and waiting for the Hawks game to be over, I have decided to write my "success" story on this forum. Over the past couple of years, I've spent my time lurking WallStreetOasis/M&I, picking up important pieces of information along the way, so I thought I'...
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Would Love Some GuidanceHope everyone is doing well. I'm currently in my 3rd year at a non target, and recently recevied an internship offer from a BB. Although it's a back office position, I'm excited about this opportunity and plan on using it as a learning experience/stepping stone. I would love to land a full time offe...
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summer job searchnever mind wrong post ...
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Non-target to BB M&A - Thank you!I've been debating whether or not to post this but decided to go ahead with it as I know these sort of posts always spurred me during my darker days! Will just be sharing my story and path from how I went from a pretty poor state school to a non-target university and getting myself a full time offer...
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Non-Target, Sub 3.5 GPA. FT BB IBDThis is an absolute must read if you're from a non-target! I will try to detail out as much of my journey as I can. This post is kind of long overdue; however, I feel like it's better late than never. (Even if it's really poorly written.) I got an email around November of 2010 from JPM Houston's IBD...
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Just got my offer. Thank you WSOHello. Today I received an offer from a major oil company in the trading department for my first summer internship. I go to a non-target and have sub par grades (3.4/4.0) but with the help of networking and WSO I was able to land my dream position. Overall I just want to thank the users of WSO for s...
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Average GPA to M&A at Boutique Investment BankI want to say a huge thank you the WSO community as I have just landed a full time offer at a boutique bank in London and thought i would offer my advice in the hope it will help someone in the same way WSO has helped me. Quick Background: I went to a top 10 Uni in the UK which is a target Uni for...
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