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3 Tips for Non-TargetsWell I did it. I landed an offer to be a summer analyst at an investment bank. Breaking into I-banking from a non-target may be a more common occurrence these days, but it is certainly still a challenge. Here are three pieces of advice that definitely helped me in securing an offer. It's not what y...
351 week 1 day ago
Sincere thank you to the WSO CommunityMod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 7/7/14 and ranks #16 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. Fellow Monkeys, this is my story of triumph, success, and most importantly, humility. It...
611 week 1 day ago
Don't. Stop. Hustlin'. Don't give up out there, kids. I'm a high school drop out who's now a Manager at a top 10 consulting firm. For all of those out there who are asking 'do I have a chance if...', here's your answer: you f*cking bet you do. The only thing stopping you from getting that prime job is a little gumption, ...
421 week 1 day ago
5 worst career advices that I have received in my lifeHere are 5 worst career advices that I have received to date 1. Don't put all your eggs in one basket. In theory, this can't be wrong. But who can diversify (i.e., get free lunch) and still make money? This is not a good advice for those who want to make money. I will always thank the business sch...
21 week 3 days ago
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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1361 week 5 days ago
From Homeless to Front OfficeAbout a year and a half ago, I posted about getting 20+ interviews and no FT offer (20 Company Interviews Later...No FT Offer looking for Advice). I wish I could say that I quickly got a job after that, but that wasn't the case. I'm going to be very vague about certain details, because I'd like to r...
1391 week 6 days ago
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...
291 month 14 hours ago
Off The Beaten Path: Commercial Banking to Private Equity (The Non-Traditional Route)Mod Note (Andy) - as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #32 and was originally posted 1/25/2015. Hey everyone. The ink has just barely dried on my accepted offer to join a boutique private equity firm as an analyst, but I think now is a better time...
301 month 5 days ago
Some more truth about BB Ops and how I got outMod Note (Andy) - as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #27 and was originally posted 7/21/2015. The Truth About The Back Office Hey guys, so I know there are a few posts about the back office (i.e Operations) on this site but I just thought I'd a...
551 month 1 week ago
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51 month 3 weeks ago
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...
31 month 3 weeks ago
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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41 month 3 weeks ago
Anyone have any success wth recruiters in CanadaThere are only 2-3 major players in recruitment in Canada - Thorek Scott, Ludwig, Vlaad, & Beqaj. Did anyone ever work with either of those? What was your experience? ...
21 month 3 weeks ago
Non-Target with <3.0 GPA Lands MM Summer Analyst Hey Everyone, I just wanted to thank everyone who contributes to WSO. I learned so much just by reading and really learned A LOT from the technical and behavioral interview guides. These things are dead on and really made me stand out during my interviews. Here's my story; I go to a non target schoo...
352 months 16 hours ago
Non-Targeted Southern School with No Connections, 2016 Capital Markets AnalystSo I am from a very non-targeted Southern school. I grew up in a small South Carolina town and I am the first in my family to get a degree from an accredited school. I didn't come from much money (my family was in real estate and the recession really hurt us), so I had to pay for college. For me, th...
132 months 17 hours ago
JPMorgan Commercial Banking Analyst ProgramHas anyone interviewed for the commercial banking full-time analyst program with JPMorgan? On October 22nd I had my first interview with JPMorgan. It was an on-campus interview. About 2 weeks later I was invited to interview with the middle market banking team at their office. That interview went ...
02 months 6 days ago
How I got into BankingMod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted in 2006. To see all of our top content from the past, click here. So I'm new here and spent a good deal of time reading all of the posts from the past few weeks. I thought I would share my story. So I am at a Business school in N...
1072 months 1 week ago
UG PE Analyst - 2.9 GPA, no internship, non-targetMod Note (Andy) - as the year comes to an end we're reposting the top discussions from 2015, this one ranks #25 and was originally posted 9/20/2015. From Non-Target Undergrad Straight to PE I've had some downtime the last few weeks before I start my new role and have been mulling over making a post...
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402 months 1 week ago
For Those of You Unable to Secure Investment Banking Internships - Keep Your Head UpI know summer recruiting is winding down and a few of you are probably freaking out. There was another thread a few weeks ago called On Losing & Failure that I would recommend reading if you haven't already. Like you, I was in precisely the same situation last year, and through persistence, netw...
272 months 2 weeks ago
Story of sub 2.5 gpa breaking into MCHey all, I made a burn account so I can share a story of sub 2.5 gpa student getting offers from multiple MC firms including one from MBB. Firstly, I'd like to preface this by saying that my purpose in 5 years of college experience was to experience as many and different things as possible. I attend...
293 months 1 week ago
From non-target to masters in management to boutique consulting to IBAfter a lot of struggling I made it to the promised land. I'll be joining a super-regional bank's capital market arm as an associate. I first came to WSO as a clueless undergrad that was at the epitome of a non-target. I did my masters, networked hard and got a job at a consulting firm then parlayed...
63 months 2 weeks ago


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