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+64Stop reading the news thoughtlessly and develop a macro framework.When I joined the industry, fresh analysts like myself would flit through the morning newspaper like a drowning man who clutches one spar after another for support. Our attempts to stay abreast were as haphazard as that man’s attempts to stay afloat. On page 1, we would read an article...49
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+66If I see another "Incoming IBD Analyst/Summer Analyst" on LinkedIn.. I'll k--l someone Guys, This is a serious and sincere plea to any of you undergraduate kids who're using these silly titles on their LinkedIn profiles. Please for god's sake, take this out. It just looks stupid and wannabe-ish. I don't know who started doing this and where, but it's just...156
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+34How WSO has enhanced my IB/PE career<h3>Background</h3> I randomly discovered WSO nearly seven years ago just weeks after I secured a FT MM IB position. The website was extremely nascent at the time with only a few thousand registered users. The majority of the users were college students with only a handful of...42
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+33Roadmap for IBD Coverage Associate to Career BankerIn <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD">IBD</a></span>, I think most bankers would acknowledge that the Associate role is unique in that you are beginning to get...18
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+32A Monkey's Guide to the GymMonkeys, One topic that I see pop up time and time again on here is regarding the gym. I have a particularly slow Friday ahead of me so I thought I'd post a brief guide to training since I imagine, for the most part, we all have similar lifestyles and the challenges that come with them....98
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+27WSO Investment Banking Resume Template for College Students Released to the Public!<strong>Big Announcement: WSO Resume Template is Out in the Wild!</strong>: <em>Mod Note (Andy): If you're looking for our resume for experienced IB professionals or a <a...921 month 10 hours ago
+25Best day of my life. I broke into PE coming from Community College. Here is my story.I wanted to tell my story on this forum - as WSO has been the sole reason helped me learn about the industry and how to break in. I am from Upstate New York, born and raised. I was a poor student in high school, so much so I didn't even take my SAT's. I was sent off to a residential...26
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+21Character: A valuable trait developed through adversity.There was a time when the term character was used to describe the quality of an individual. People of character were individuals who made good choices in spite of difficult situations. They chose to meet the challenges when they were tested by adversity. As a result of their actions and the...20
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+20The Last "what should I do with my money?" Thread (hopefully)Since I became active in WSO several weeks ago, I've noticed a few threads on "I have this much money, what should I do with it?" And the amounts have ranged from $2,000 to $20mm, and to put it bluntly I'm tired of people giving stock tips to strangers when they have no...106
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+14The 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 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/investment-banking-interview-prep-questions">ib...14
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+13BB Operations MD AMAHaven't seen too many posts to shed light on this so ask away. Also see my latest post here: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/how-to-get-the-md-to-push-your-resume <em>Mod Note (Andy): This is an older AMA originally posted on 2/20/16 but the OP let me know he's still...87
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+16A One Stop Shop For All Things Diversity Recruiting - The Most Exhaustive List On WSODiversity recruiting has been the subject of several posts over the last few weeks. Although there are existing WSO posts that try to aggregate opportunity for diverse candidates, this one aims to be an exhaustive list that includes all the introductory programs and formal internship pipelines...16
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+7Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School AdmissionsWSO is excited to have the experts from Accepted.com on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here is a message from Natalie who will be checking this thread every few days to make sure she is staying on top of questions: I'm here to answer any questions you...508
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+12Hedge Fund Interview Guide BETA is LIVE!We are finally here! For those of you waiting on the <strong><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/hedge-fund-interview-questions">WSO Hedge Fund Interview Guide</a></strong>, thank you for your patience -- it has been a long process to get to this...3
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+14INTRODUCING: The WSO Applicant Database. Take 5 minutes on WSO to Reach Hundreds of Finance Recruiters and Finance CompaniesGiven that we have built up relationships with hundreds of companies and finance recruiters, we thought instead of just a simple job board (which you can find <a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-jobs">right here</a>), we would also create a WSO Applicant...87
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+10From almost getting expelled in HS to IB FT.I went to a prestigious private high school where lots of students are placed into Ivy league and other target schools across the nation. However, I gave zero f*cks in high school and was addicted to video games. I was naive into thinking that I could pull a 3.0 and get into a good college based...21
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+10Hack Your Mind! Increase Focus By 200% and Finally Get Shit Done!I know for a fact a lot of you, like me, often debate between checking the latest event on Facebook or finishing that essay or project early. More often than not, we end up scrolling through our news feed, heading over to Youtube, and finally stressing over the looming exams while burdened with...11
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+10The long road to ER from a non-targetI have been browsing this forum for almost two years now since the beginning of my senior year and thought I would share my story on breaking into <span class='keyword_link'><a...5
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+9Do you guys actually enjoy your jobs?I'm curious why you guys went into investment banking (or why you want to) and how many of you guys actually enjoy your jobs? It seems like so many people going into banking (especially at the analyst level) end up hating their work and the lifestyle that comes with it. I know investment...76
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+10Ask Me Anything: I went from a non-target to McKinsey, MIT Sloan and BCGHey guys, An undergraduate I am mentoring sent me a link to an AMA from this site from someone in business school. I was reminded that I was using this site 9 years ago in 2006. Back then I still hadn't accomplished much. Through focus. belief in myself and failing MANY times,...37
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+9Blackrock MD BY 31: Ask me Anything <strong>Bio: </strong><em>Khe attended Yale University and has 15 years of finance experience, mostly as a fund of funds investor. Khe was promoted to Managing Director at Blackrock at the age of 31, and last year left to explore entrepreneurial passions around community...15
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+72016 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for APDHi everyone, I would like to start a thread for 2016 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/3qtvcjr" target="_blank">McKinsey</a></span> insight and <span class='keyword_link'><a...192
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+8Non-Target, 3.0 < GPA, non-finance major, to ERBackground: I went to a non-target, had a 2.7 GPA, and didn't study finance in college. Ended up landing a job in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">ER</a></span>. I...14
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+10My system for getting better at work (every single day)I sucked at my first job. It's a weird thing to admit, but it's true. When I started as a management consultant in 2010, I was worse than useless.  I had spent my summers during university cleaning yachts for rich people and working on my tan. Case in point: during my first...13
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+8AMA: Non-target to target transfer; BB IB & buyside offersHi everyone, this site provided immeasurable help in my journey to break into finance. I realize this post may only apply to a small group of monkeys, but I think I can be most helpful by discussing my transfer process and decision to switch schools at the undergrad level. Since the deadline for...11
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+8Ray Dalio Teaches Econ 101This is really excellent. Imagine having <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/bridgewater" target="_blank">Bridgewater</a></span>'s Ray Dalio as your Econ 101 professor. Then imagine that the class...24
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+7Anyone else fed up with the banking/finance industy?Happy Monday everyone. It'd be good if we keep this discussion amongst those who have actually been there and done that (i.e. no high school/college students) I thought I'd start a topic that perhaps a lot of you think about but don't bring up often enough - Is anyone else...60
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+6AMA: Dropout -> coding bootcamp -> 100K+Hi all, I'm currently working in silicon valley tech as a software engineer. I once considered working in finance because I wanted to make big money but clearly couldn't break in without a college degree. I ended up taking the plunge with a coding bootcamp a few years back and...38
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+7WSO Campus Representative Program WSO is now accepting applications to be a Campus Rep at your university for the second semester of the 2015-16 school year. We currently have 52 reps signed up but would love to add 15-20 more. We are looking for motivated students with a solid work ethic and strong...1292 months 3 weeks ago
+14Young People of WSO: What is with this fascination towards IB?I'm a lot older than most of you guys and while I never worked in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-front-office-fo">FO</a></span> IB or desired to do so, I don't understand the...128
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+7AMA: Venture Capital Co-Founding PartnerGood evening everyone! (or whatever time it is in your time zone), I wanted to open up some time for Q&A with the WSO community. WSO was a very helpful tool in helping me pursue <span class='keyword_link'><a...25
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+6Non-Target, Low GPA, Mediocre Internships. Landed a Tech M&A position. AMA!Hi Everyone! I thought that it was appropriate for my first post to share my story of breaking into IB. I come from a small LAC in the Northeast with a very small alumni base in general, and even smaller in the world of finance. We tend to pump out advisers and insurance guys at an alarming...16
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+6TN-1 Visa for Canadians - Academic Equicalency and Credentials EvaluationThis is Part II of my original post <A HREF="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/ibd-barriers-to-entry-for-canadians-and-how-to-overcome-them">IBD Barriers to Entry For Canadians and How to Overcome Them</A> <EM>Disclaimer: Nothing on here is intended to be legal...4
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+6AMA continuation: Debating Trends in Lower Middle Market PE with the Founders of Nextvest<a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/ama-gs-special-situations-founder-of-a-private-equity-startup">After my last AMA,</a> I got a lot of messages and reachouts asking to discuss how we came up with the idea for Nextvest and to get my perspective on how the PE...2
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+8Headed to HBS in the Fall - Ask Me Anything (AMA)I was fortunate enough to be accepted into HBS in Round 2 and will be heading there this Fall. I have never done an AMA on this site before and I feel that now might be a good time to do so. I hope that sharing my experience with the MBA application process might be somewhat useful to the WSO...63
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+5Vacation as an Analyst?Hey guys, I am about to begin working at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> in their investment banking division as an analyst in a few months. I have a...421 week 6 days ago
+5Types of RE Leases - A PrimerThis question came up in another post. I thought a simple overview of the different lease structures would be beneficial to future RE monkeys. <strong>The three basic types of leases are:</strong> 1. Gross 2. Modified Gross 3. Net (single, double, triple, and absolute...4
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+4Why are Equity Research and Investment Management looked down upon?It seems like there is a lack of content on WSO outside of the IB and PE forums on here. I would guess that this is because of the site's general focus toward IB, but I also noticed that are no WSO <span class='keyword_link'><a...64
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+4The Allure of Investment BankingThough in recent years, many have highlighted the fact that the allure of investment banking has significantly dimmed given the multitude of undergrads wanting to head straight into the buy-side or technology. This however has not been a trend I personally agree with, as more and more students...62
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+4PE Recruiting FailureHey guys - I regretted posting this for a while but now that it is mid April, I figured the time has come. I am a first year Analyst at a Euro <span class='keyword_link'><a...51
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+4Brian Jennings - Avoid this Recruiter!I received this unprovoked, unsolicited, very rude email from a recruiter named Brian Jennings at Thurmond & Co. this morning. This guy requested to connect with me on LinkedIn, not the other way around. I haven't even spoken to him once, much less asked for his help. Was very surprised...30
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+4AMA: Non-target --> 2x SA at BB --> FinTech Corp Dev --> Corp Dev at a large companyHello everyone, A few months ago I came to this board with a really tough dilemma and you guys helped me see it through. I now want to pay it forward as I know that people are getting increasingly interested in corporate development/ <span class='keyword_link'><a...30
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+5"More Revs"Hey chimps. Just wanted to share my experience from earlier today. Wondering if others find themselves in the same position? “You’re good, but you just need more revs, and that’s our fault. We need to get you more revs before you can be an associate”, says the VP in his feeble attempt...28
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+4WSO Private Equity Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!<strong>Big Announcement: WSO Private Equity Official Resume Template for Experienced Professionals with Deal Experience is Now Public!</strong>: <em><b><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/wso-investment-banking-resume-template">Click here...191 month 1 week ago
+4WSO Happy Hour - LondonA few years ago we had several WSO drinks in the City but these have basically died off. I admit some responsibility for this as I used to organise them but have slacked. Nevertheless, spring is here (bar the occasional 2 minutes of snow in April....), deal flow is quietening down pre-Brexit...12
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+4Landed a PE job thanks to WSO!I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who posts the great content on WSO! I have recently accepted an offer to be an analyst at a smaller boutique PE firm in Chicago! I came from a non-target with an average GPA, but thanks to all of the insightful content (and working my ass off to nail...01 week 6 min ago
+4Tuck vs Wharton-LauderI'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 going $220K+ in debt if I attend Wharton-Lauder terrifies me big time. The Wharton-Lauder program is a Joint...61
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+4Secret Shame of Middle Class AmericansI was surprised that no one had posted this already, this article has been very popular and I've seen it pop up in multiple places. <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/05/my-secret-shame/476415/">"The Secret Shame of Middle-Class...45
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+3Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp<strong>Financial modeling</strong> is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">investment...416 months 11 hours ago
+3Who do you guys have winning the NBA Finals this year?Any basketball fans here? The front page is looking kinda dead. <strong>Eastern Conference</strong> I'm a Miami Heat fan and I would love to see them win it all, but there's a 99.99% chance that's not happening. I think most people would probably agree that Cavs...37
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+3Still no MD after 30+ YearsMy wife has worked for a big IB in NY for over 30 years. She's 60 years old. Of course, her goal is MD. She's now an ED. Every year, she gets passed over for MD. I'm ready to retire & move to warmer climates. But she is stuck on the MD issue and wants that title in her...34
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+3IB Cultures In Different Countries I've been wondering for a while what the overarching cultural differences (including firm specific) were between different countries. Can anyone enlighten me and other prospective bankers? I'm located in the Asia Pacific region, and from my observations and conversations with...23
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+3Interview Brainteaser for Special Situations This came up awhile ago. I thought it was a pretty neat question. How would you guys answer it? You have an illiquid investment in an asset in which you put in $50m of equity and has $135mm in debt. It is not generating any cash. You have $120mm of excess cash to invest. You can inject $120mm...19
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+3WSO - Real Estate Happy Hour: Thursday 4/14 @ Schroeders (SF FiDi)Hope you had a good first quarter and got some deals closed! Our first RE Happy Hour was surprisingly a success. Who new RE people liked to drink... For those of you who missed our last Happy Hour (Link posted here >>>...10
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+4Social ScienceI don’t know much about social science or scientists except for the Charles Murray that I have read, which probably disqualifies me right there. There is also a Pew Research demographer on Twitter named Conrad Hackett (with the most fitting last name ever). I like infographics, so I check...9
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+3My Firm is Hiring a Capital Markets AnalystThis forum has been a wealth of information for me over the last 5+ years, so I figured I'd pay it forward by posting about this job opening at the company I work for. The cap markets team is looking to hire a capital markets analyst with 1-3 years of <b>post-undergrad</b>...8
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+3Smoking Weed and Optimizing ProductivitySo 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 another addiction that I attribute to banking. I love smoking marijuana. I would call myself a frequent smoker...7
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+3Drug Testing for ShroomsDoes anyone know the drug testing policies at RE companies with regards to shrooms? Do companies even test for shrooms? I've heard they only look for more standard drugs like coke and weed. Also, does anyone know how long shrooms stay in your system? 7
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+3Military to Non-Target Southwest State University To Private Equity For Pension FundHello, I was in the US Air Force for 4 years, left to finish college at an extremely non-target college in the southwest and was able to break into Private Equity for a state pension fund. I have competed against peers from all over the country, including some a Ivy League schools and have...6
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+4New Case Webinars in WSO Investment Banking Interview Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our investment banking interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with specific regional information and actual deal walk-throughs...I think for those of you that don't watch the webinars, it would be helpful to...11 month 1 week ago
+3New Case Webinars in WSO Consulting Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our consulting case interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with real interview advice and actual consulting case walk-throughs...I think for those of you that don't watch the webinars, it would be helpful to...01 week 5 min ago
+2Wall Street Oasis SEO Interns Needed NOWWall Street Oasis is looking for several hard working individuals to join our intern team to help with online-marketing tasks, specifically Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and link-building. <strong><a...545 months 2 weeks ago
+2WSO Happy Hour DC Area: Thursday, 4/28, 8pm @ Roofer's Union in Adams MorganLooking to put together an event for those of us in the DC area. Drinks and a light bit of networking @ Roofer's Union in Adams Morgan on Thursday 4/28. Respond if you guys would be interested/available. -Alex43
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+2Vice President Fund Carry/EquityHey 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 roped me back in. They are currently in the process of raising their second fund (sub $500mm target) and since it is still...271 week 6 days ago
+5First Steps into Trading<strong> General Note: </strong> The purpose of this blog is to provide commentary on my simulated <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> experience. It is...26
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+2VRX drops 40%How f*cksville is Ackman? Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb? John Hempton is dancing.25
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+2Are you good at shorting?Was asked this at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow">HF</a></span> interview. What is your thought process when determining good shorts and what...24
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+2Insight into the minds of WSO membersI have spent years on this forum and in that time, I have read many threads on diverse subjects. I feel like I have gained a rare insight into the minds of a unique sample of the population. This insight has undoubtedly allowed me to grow as a human being, where I otherwise may have failed...22
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+2WSO Chicago Commercial Real Estate Happy Hour/Meet UpI'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 would be interested in something like this in mid-April. If we have enough interest I'll put something together. 20
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+2IBD FT Recruiting TipsI've seen a lot of recent threads regarding full-time recruiting lately and thought some of you might find this helpful. I navigated the process successfully last year, so most of this should still hold true. Background: Senior at Brown/UVA/UChicago, junior internship in NYC <span...20
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+2Fulltime recruiting: How many slots are there? Associates and AnalystsHow many slots are there generally for fulltime analyst or fulltime associate gigs once you take out the Summer slots? Asking for middle market firms including like <span class='keyword_link'><a...18
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+2Confused 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 figure out where I can fit in 'finance' but work on things I find...15
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+2Banking Scene in Asia - what's the future?I've been following league tables in Asia for a while, and it seems that they have become increasingly dominated by Chinese banks (not just CICC and Citic, but also places like GF Securities, Haitong securities). This has been true for <span class='keyword_link'><a...13
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+2Done with banking and moving onto corp devDecided to leave banking and move into corp dev/corp strategy. Been a regular viewer of WSO and thanks much for every piece of valuable information ever posted here during my years in banking. 13
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+2Two Offers: Which one should I take? Finance vs. Tech environmentCurrently graduating with an M.S. in Operations Research, very interested in the data science/analytics field. I have offers from two places. One is a very big, well known tech firm doing pretty much analytics and data science for the cloud division. Work is 40-60 hours, very lax. 105 base,...10
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+2College Decision: Columbia, Vanderbilt, BaylorHello! I just created this account to try and gauge public opinion on the ROI between a handful of colleges that I've been admitted to. I am considering either investment banking (less likely) or <span class='keyword_link'><a...7
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+2Non-BS EC's that work on an Analyst ScheduleI've been fairly involved in philanthropy/nonprofit work/civic societies since before high school and will start my IB Analyst stint soon. Therefore, I'm looking to take on meaningful roles (pref. a junior board/civic board-type) that will still allow for my analyst schedule to proceed...6
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+2Certified User only sectionI completely understand that the business model for WSO is to a) bring in a wide variety of finance people and b) to cross-sell related products, but it seems that every other thread nowadays is an undergrad or intern asking whether they should choose university/group/bank A or B (which...3
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+2Affordable Housing DocsJust noticed there was some activity on another thread so wanted to share these...01 week 6 days ago
+1Prestige Debate Hey buds, This post comes down to this fundamental question: can prestige of an undergrad school justify debt? I'm choosing between Claremont McKenna, and a full ride from UIC (state school in Chicago). I would have to pay for room and board at CMC, which would total around...86
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+1How Would You Spend a Year Off?Have you ever thought about taking a year off? I'm not talking about a gap year or a year between graduating college and starting work - because in this economy you probably <em>should</em> be going straight to work if you can. I'm talking to the guys who've been...38
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+1REPE Low Compensation? I recently secured a REPE job as an Acquisition Analyst after 4 month of intense recruiting. Im currently a senior at a target school. Im extremely excited for the opportunity but was caught off guard wit the low pay ($45k per year)! My question is will the experience/knowledge/network I...31
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+1Nomura slashing jobs - impact on IB?Today, from WSJ: [quote]<span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/tag/nomura">Nomura</a></span> Holdings Inc. is planning to cut jobs in the Americas and Europe under a broader plan to reduce costs as Japan’s biggest...30
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+1Tesla Model 3Hey guys, I'm hoping for a little bit of feedback and discussion regarding the new Tesla Model 3... So here's the story - I recently put down 1,000 dollars for the reservation, but I am start to second guess (natural fear I suppose) this decision. I am a recent college grad working...29
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+1What programming languages are most useful? Hi, I will be interning at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> S&T this summer and was wondering which programming language(s) are most useful on <span...28
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+1Great Article on Day TradingI think every one of us at one time or another has at least thought about walking away and day <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> our own account. Most of us never...24
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+116 year old...want to be a IB!!So I'm 16 grade 11 really interested in finance, I love in Vancouver have a plan to go to sauder achool of business at UBC then head east then def go to the U.S. any suggestions how to build up to get there ? Like is there any u.s exams I could do early that I need ? I'm willing to do...22
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+1Stanford Wall Street Placement East CoastI'm currently trying to decide whether or not to attend Stanford or Princeton for undergrad. I want to eventually work on wall street in NYC after graduation. But I also have some interest in entrepreneurship, although I don't consider myself very techie, so if I did play a role in...21
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+1Switching IB Groups for FT after SA stint?Hey all, I'm going to be starting my SA position in a little over a month now at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> (<span...21
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+1Affordable Housing Development - LIHTC - 4% Bond Financial ModelAnyone active on the GP/LP side of affordable housing? If you have funded or developed any of these deals, please feel free to share your experience or thoughts on profitability, risk, or unique structures. I figure it's a long shot but I am trying to get my hands a 4% LIHTC Bond...20
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+1I was told to be more "aggressive".. What does that mean?Ok, in need of legit advice now. I was told to act more "aggressive." I guess I do have a more reserved personality, I usually prefer to think before I say things, and always want to make sure they come out right. I am definitely not the loudest person in class. I actually sleep...19
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+1Investment banker boyfriend, how do I handle the crazy hours?Hi everyone, I am here to get some advice from someone who understands and has been/is in a similar position. My investment banker boyfriend and I have been together for 5 months now. It would be safe to say that we have an amazing relationship. I know his family and friends and we see (or...18
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+1Houston - Jefferies, TPH, SimmonsHi guys, I've read a few of the other threads about Houston banking, but thought that there wasn't a lot of information about <span class='keyword_link'><a...17
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+1WSO Mobile Offers: Text "WSO" to 38470 and get...165 months 2 weeks ago
+1MF Revolving Loan FacilitiesSo 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 drawbacks to them? Is the facility one of the Fannie/Freddie options or is it through another lender? Finally, how...13
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+1General Paradigm of IB/Consulting as Pre-Requisite ExperiencesLooking for sort of a reality check on my understanding of the landscape. 1. IB/Consulting are often seen as pre-requisite experience for many (almost all?) jobs in anything remotely related to finance. And if not quite required, they're universally helpful. I see so many open roles...13
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+2Dejected, Rejected from Dream Job.Hey guys, I'm pretty down right now. Yesterday I received an email that I was not being presented an offer for my dream job as a buy-side equity analyst at a value investing shop. I'm not really sure what I'm hoping to get out this thread other than a place to vent, and...13
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+1Is it redundant/hard to get an MBA after Wharton undergrad?I was admitted to Wharton and Columbia undergrad, and I have to make my decision soon. I definitely want to pursue an MBA regardless of where I go, but I'm wondering: coming out of Wharton and having spent time on the Street, would MBA programs (like HBS) give me a hard time since...12
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+1Why even bother going to a mega-fund?I've read some comments and posts about how people pick IB groups based solely on MF placement but have wondered why that is? Why (besides $) does it make sense to leave one sweatshop IB group to go to another sweatshop PE fund that will kick you out after 2 years for B-school. I thought...12
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+1Top Prop Trading Firms 2016 - 1st QuarterIt would be interesting to note the best and biggest PTG firms : 1) DRW 2) <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/optiver" target="_blank">Optiver</a></span> 3) IMC 4) SIG 5) <span...11
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+1What happens to those that don't make it further than IB associates?I can only assume not every IB analyst becomes an associate, and not every associate becomes a VP, then an MD or goes into a lucrative buyside career. What happens to those people that don't successfully climb the ladder then? Are they a majority or minority? Where do they end up working...11
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+1Learning how to sell?Hey guys, Investment banking, consulting and most corporate jobs become increasingly a sales job the higher up you go. My question to those of you who have made this transition well, is this how did you do this and what advice would you give for a monkey that wants to develop these skills...11
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+1Venture Capital Sucks<a href="https:[email protected]/introducing-global-beta-ventures-ad49dd7bebd0#.4uz6q3afn">At least that's what David Siegel thinks.</a> While certainly not a huge name in the industry, the guy seemingly has some good firsthand experience-- and isn't afraid...11
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+1UC Berkeley vs U Mich vs USCHi, I have one week left to decide... so any opinion is greatly appreciated!! I am thinking of pursuing either finance/consulting after undergrad and maybe, if the courses I take intrigue me, I'd be interested in going to law school for commerce law or just to have an additional...9
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+1WWYD? (what would you do)Sorry for the Friday darkness but srsly hoping you sharp ones can chime in here. Your mother/father has months to live. You are working IB hours and are in the middle of a job search. Just you. No siblings. Extended family is in another part of the world. Your other parent is out of the...8
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+12016 APD/ADC MBB Full Time Recruiting UpdatesHey guys, Thought I'd start another thread for those of us APDs/ADCs (read: spent too many years in school) who are applying for full time positions either this Spring (<span class='keyword_link'><a...8
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+1Carried interest / carry interest for a $100 - $200mn fund with a 2-3 person team?Hi there, am hoping to get your view on the appropriate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-carry">carry</a></span> structure (as well as base + bonus range) - $100 - $200mn VC fund - I...8
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+1How do I prepare for the upcoming recruiting for Summer 2017?I am currently a freshman, and I attend a target school. I heard that recruiting is starting earlier this year in the Fall. What are some tips I can do to get an internship for the summer of 2017? Should I focus a lot more on networking leading to it?7
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+1BB IB > Hedge Fund > Top MBA > Post MBA PE ----- Possible?Hey guys, I've been searching around the forum, and haven't found an exact answer to this, so maybe someone could help me out with an educated take. I am an Ivy League undergrad Worked in IB right out of school, on the coverage/M&A side at a <span...7
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+1New WSO Blogging Internship! We are looking for several talented student writers / young professionals to contribute posts to WSO with the goal of raising the level of quality of content in our forums and on the frontpage. <strong>Internship title:</strong> Finance / Wall Street Blogger Intern ...7
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+1How to be a good ER intern at a large bank in NYAny suggestions on how to be a successful <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">ER</a></span> summer intern at a bb bank would be immensely helpful. 6
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+1Working out at the office gym as an internI was wondering if anyone could provide insight on what it's like to work out at the office gym, and what is appropriate to do as an intern. I was planning on bringing a backpack and stuffing a gym bag in it, then after work I would get a work out in before heading home. I am interning at a...6
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+1MBA Ranking Based on Overall Starting Pay Pay is important and one of the main reasons people go for MBAs. It's a good metric showing the quality of an MBA program and its career services. Here's the ranking of the top 15ish schools: 1. Harvard: $149,784 2. Dartmouth (Tuck): $148,025 3. Wharton: $146,761 4. Columbia:...5
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+1Market Making & OptionsHi guys, I am trying to figure out market making. I am trying to find the risks that market makers face, what they can do to protect them, and also how to use options to protect them and make profits. Can someone please shed some light on this? Many thanks3
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+1When to negotiate travel expenses with employerI will be interning at a boutique IB this summer and the position is unpaid, however in the contract it mentions "reimbursement of allowable expenses at the discretion of the firm." I live pretty far from the office and commute will likely cost ~$15 per day, is this something...2
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+1Credit Investing - Covenant Analysis and ValuationHi guys, Not sure where this topic should go so I thought this might be the (another) route to go. When assessing relative value of private [fixed and floaters] corporate bonds (all grades with a lean towards IG), do any of you take covenants into consideration? I would assume that many...2
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+1Has anyone gotten a resume from a Trump Campaign Intern / Employee?Did you ding and, if so, how quickly?2
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+1Required skill sets for entry into IBHey Guys, My name is Gaurav, I am from Mumbai and will be starting MBA at Rotman School of Management, Toronto in September. I have a background in mutual fund research and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/3kvyhqh"...2
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+1Contacting Alumni in Hopes of a Summer Internship: Response to the Question: "What do you want to get out of this phone call?" Hey fellow monkeys, I am currently contacting alumni to get a boutique IB internship this summer. I am trying to talk to them over the phone first and then bring up the topic in a follow-up email. In my first phone call, the MD asked me: "What are you hoping to get out of this phone...1
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+1Recommended FIG Reading Materials?Anyone got any recommendations for a new joiner in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-financial-institutions-group-FIG">FIG</a></span>? I have primers to trade as well if anyone is up for it.1
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+1Investment Ops Straight to Private Equity - Success Story and Request for AdviceGreetings fellow primates, I am new to WSO but have been lurking for a few days since joining and am gaining a feel for the culture and types of posts that are helpful to others. I joined WSO because of a recent success I've had in my job hunt that has landed me in a role more relevant...1
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+1WSO Weekly Wrap-Up (4/16-4/22)<em>In case you missed them, here're some of last week's most popular topics:</em> <strong><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/pe-recruiting-failure">PE Recruiting Failure</a></strong> Post By @Zosa" [quote]Is it...01 week 6 days ago
+1Thank You To Our SponsorsWe'd like to thank the Wall Street Oasis sponsors that help keep the community free for everyone and we encourage all of you to check them out below! <strong> <a href="http://www.clearadmit.com/">Clear Admit</a> - MBA Admissions...03 years 7 months ago
+1Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry ProsRecruiting season is here now...so make sure you're ready for it with a <strong><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/wso-finance-resume-review">Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review</a></strong> from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done...371 month 5 days ago
+1Where we are at in the cycle (revisited)Here is the last thread from mid Feb. http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/where-are-we-at-in-the-market-revisited Any change in your opinions? Feel free to share your thoughts on one or many asset classes. Quick touch on Wall St. I still cannot believe the Dow is hovering at...11
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+1Summer ChecklistHey guys, I'm a rising junior at a non-target. I'm trying to prepare for fall recruiting with hopes of getting interviews with BBs. I was wondering what are some things I will need to do over the summer. I will be doing the following: -Interning at a boutique P/E...10
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+1'Equity' (2016) Movie Review: The Harsh Tale of Women on Wall StreetComing straight out of 2016 TriBeCa Film Festival, Meera Menon's Equity is dubbed “the first all-female Wall Street movie” by many. It is an incredibly ambitious movie that shows the tougher side of women in finance. Having watched every finance movie out there and memorized the lines...5
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+1Do employers (especially those on the west coast) know that UPenn is a prestigious school?Do you think any employers will not know what Penn is or confuse it with Penn State? I would also love to hear feedback from current students and alumni.4
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+1Lender/Debt Fund Modeling vs Broker ModelingThis is a bit early but still curious, I'm looking to make the transition out of brokerage roles to lender/fund side. What are the differences in modeling required? I am used to making a 10 year <span class='keyword_link'><a...2
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+1LSE grade requirementsI'm currently doing my undergraduate degree in business administration with a specialisation in finance. Started looking into schools for my masters, and LSE seems to be a good choice for investment banking or PE. My question is regarding the required grades to get accepted. They...1
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0What does an old car say about a Sr. Analyst?I recently landed a Sr. analyst position at a large <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-real-estate-investment-trust-reit">REIT</a></span> in a secondary market. Thanks in a large part to the...33
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0Any buy-and-hold personal investors here? Let's chat.Do any buy-and-hold investors want to share their stories? How did you get started? Is this your full-time job or just something on the side? What is your strategy? How are your returns? How much do you own now? What asset class? Would you recommend it? I work in REPE in NYC and am thinking...25
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0Interview Question: What Do Your Parents Do?This question was asked during a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/hedge-fund-interview-questions">hedge fund interview</a></span>. It took me completely by surprise. Moreover, is this even legit to ask something...22
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0Bonus ExpectationsI'm currently the only analyst working alongside an MD to structure/underwrite a ~90MM bond deal. The deal has been very time intensive and I've developed several models which are the foundation for the deal. Back of the envelope estimation for our compensation is roughly 500K. How...14
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0Should I Become President of my Fraternity?I'm in the position where I have the chance to become president of my Fraternity. I've already been involved as treasurer and academic chair. Going to be a senior next year. Will adding president to a resume be that important or valuable? I'm interested in Commodities and/or...13
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0Renege and Redo Full Time Recruiting?Throwaway account just in case. I currently have a FT offer at a mid-tier MM. I knew I wanted to lateral after the summer, as all the talent was leaving and it seemed like a sinking ship with no opportunities down the road. I feel so depressed to go back there... After the summer I had...13
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0Holding Down a Full Time Job While in College. Is it possible? Next year I will be heading off to a small private non target in Socal, and I am facing a rather large dilemma. As I am going to a non target, I fully intend to transfer into a target school. I am aware that this process will be time consuming, but I view it as vital. Here is the issue, my...13
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0Buying and Selling Stocks as an Investment BankerI'm sure this will be explained to me at some level when I go through FT training this summer, but i thought i'd see if WSO could give me a run down first. My question is: What restrictions do you have on buying and selling stocks while working in <span...12
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0What do sophomores usually do for internships?A little bit of background: I'm a currently a freshman at a non HYP Ivy. I qualify as a diversity candidate. My father was born in Mexico and grew up in Spain (his grandparents moved to Mexico after Franco took power and went back right after he died) and my maternal grandmother is...12
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0Duke vs. PrincetonSorry for another one of these types of threads, but I'm stuck deciding between these two schools. Both are affordable, so money isn't really a concern. I'll probably be majoring in Economics. Princeton has grade deflation and a huge mandatory senior thesis, both of which sort...11
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0Dual-Class StocksHi, Can anyone provide a full list of dual-class companies who have 2 or more classes of stocks traded on north american exchanges? Thanks,11
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0How much does size matter?If you work in a semi-related industry (i.e. FPA, financial due diligence etc), and you want to break into corporate development, what experience would be considered better: 1. Spend 1 year working on a single large deal (think USD 100+ billion) that closes or 2. Spend 1 year working on a...11
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0how does jpm m&a place into pe? how does it stack up to gs tmt, gs fig, and ms m&a....?first yr. analyst..10
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0Accidentally Washed My Hand Drug Test and Retakeaccidentally pissed on my hands and washed it. lady said that i had to retake it there and there. pissed again for the test and was successful. wondering if i'm all good. EDIT: serious question.. 9
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0Peak lapel suit for Summer Intern [Please no jokes]I have charcoal suit with a peak lapel. Unfortunately when I bought it 4 months ago I did not know if it was okay/not okay to wear it on Wall St.. Are peak lapel okay? Should I avoid it completely and buy a new charcoal suit? P.S I would be very grateful if there are no jokes and...7
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0Does anyone have a PDF, epub or Mobi version of the "Real Estate Game"?Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has a PDF/epub/mobi version of the "Real Estate Game"? Cant' see to find it anywhere (paid or not). I am going to be travelling a lot before my next job (switching from tech to RE) and I want to catch up with the new industry but I can't...7
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0Top Bucket Bonuses at CS Analyst 1st year (not stub)Does anyone know the numbers for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/credit-suisse">CS</a></span> S&T top bucket 1st & 2nd year analyst. I am wondering since the bank has been having a difficult time and...6
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+1WACC Problem Help....Having a lot of trouble with my <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/finance-development-programs-an-overview-of-acclerated-corporate-finance-careers-fldps">corporate finance</a></span> class. We were given a problem...5
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0Shorting Puerto Rico Muni BondsAs we all know, PR has been in crisis for past 2 years. Approximate chance on Default on those bonds have risen to 86%. Any cost effective idea on how to short them? It has been a struggle for lot of traders on the STREET and worldwide. Lets figure it out WSO!5
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0Freshman with Interviews at Asset Management Firms, any advice?Hello, I am completing my freshman year at a business school in Canada and got two interviews at relatively small <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/top-asset-management-firms">asset management firms</a></span>...4
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0How many Jared Vennetts do you guys know/have you guys met, along the way?deleted4
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0Summer Analyst Housing: Should I share apartment with a full time analyst?I am coming at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> for Summer Analyst 2016. Right now I found a housing but around 5 people live in 3 bedroom apartment. ...3
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0Socializing/dating while living in the financial district (NYC)?Is it difficult to socialize/date/bring women back while living in the financial district (e.g. Wall Street)? Since it's on the southern tip of Manhattan, it's definitely a further journey uptown, but is this realistically a deterrent?2
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0noncore Incoming BB Sponsors analyst -> MM PE chancesI'm currently an incoming analyst at a Financial Sponsors group at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/credit-suisse">CS</a></span>/Barc/<span class='keyword_link'><a...2
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0Minority Equity Investment / Convertible Preferred SecurityWhat is the correct way to model a minority position in a company, financed with a combination of new leverage and convertible preferred securities? For example: Assume the founder of the business owns 51% and a sponsor owns 49%. With new leverage and sponsor equity, the new sponsor would...2
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0How can startups afford parental leave?If you're running a startup and one of your employees demands parental leave, how do you afford such a thing? Even if it's unpaid, that's still at least 2-3 months of a person being MIA. For a startup, I can't imagine keeping that employee as a viable option. I'd...1
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0Hello from a non-targetHave been a lurker for the longest time - feels good... Grew up going to a public school just outside of DC and made my way down to NC for college. I am currently a Sophomore at a non-target school, Elon University, studying finance with a focus in accounting and finance. I worked in...1
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0Firefighter wants a FerrariGreetings WSO, its been a long time since I've been here. I'm a new firefighter with a large department in Los Angeles. I tried for 7 years to get this job and I finally got it. I love my job. I love my life. I'm happy. I left a career in finance around 8 years ago to...1
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0college freshman looking for advice regarding future steps to takeAs the title states, I'm currently a freshman attending a top 20 university (west coast). This past winter I completed a short 1 month internship as a financial analyst at a regional CPA firm. With the help of an alumni connection, I secured an interview at a top 40 PE firm and somehow...03 weeks 3 days ago
0Happy Minds-Selfie Video Resume appVideo resume is an important element in HappyMinds as it provides an edge to job seekers in the market. So to have an edge, your video resume should be compiled efficiently with good ambience and setup. By understanding the importance, Happyminds provides a feature to job seekers to shoot a...01 week 2 days ago
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0Day Trading, back office to Hedge FundHello Everyone, I am just about to graduate with my MBA from a decent state school on the west coast. I was wondering how to become a successful day trader on the side while I try to break into the finance industry. My plan is to find a low-level <span...37
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0How do I get funds for day trading?Hi everyone, I'm looking for the impossible. I'm looking for 40 to 50k to day trade with. I am saving up the money myself of course, but yeah....it takes a bit. I can prove without a shadow of a doubt I am a great trader. How you ask? I played the market on live level 2 data via one...17
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0Ad Hoc Analyst WorkAll, I am doing some analyst work for an existing client of my firm on a stand alone basis. Its a redevelopment project and I have done all of the modeling for the equity raise. My firm is involved, however not in the capacity of raising equity. The client has expressed that he will compensate...9
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0Analysts/Previous interns please share your wardrobe? [MASTERLIST]There are countless threads on suit advice, which colors to wear, no hermes tie and pinstripes etc etc. However when we go shopping for suit, we are still in dilemma if that grey at Men's Wearhouse is too light or that Sharkskin suit is not conservative. Can some helpful people...4
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0Need help on replying email to MD. Thank you!!!!Hi guys, I sent an email to a managing director in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span> this morning to request an <span...3
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0London BB and EB interview seasonWhen are recruiting seasons in London for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> and EB? I would like to know for both summer <span...2
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0Hedge Fund from BerkeleyI'm pretty sure I'm worrying way too much, but I just committed to Berkeley for ugrad, but I also just looked through Linkedin mining the people who've graduated there working at top L/S funds, and I literally can't find a single person in an investment role. I really do want...2
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0 In a GetYou quiz using only my photo someone typecast me as “Management Consultant”Among the three choices given were some type of physician, management consultant and managing director. All three were supplied by GetYou. To make it interesting I might have employed Advertising Director. I’d be lying if I said I knew the implication of these job titles. In my...02 weeks 1 day ago
0Banks, Full Time offer, Outside of Intern ClassLooking for: -List of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/searching-for-a-summer-internship">investment banks</a></span> that hire from outside their intern class for full time positions -Relevant...01 week 1 day ago
0More prestigious: big law vs. small consulting/banking.Hi fella, What would you consider more prestigious? Big law as in Baker&Mckenzie or small consulting/banking as in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/arthur-d-little">Arthur D. Little</a></span> or...6
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0There's a reason non-targets aren't recruitedThis post has been deleted.4
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0Trump will be the nominee - for real this timeI'm wondering what Trump's all too certain nomination for the Republican Party means for banking and finance in general. He's been cleaning up his team and taking a more presidential tone, which will be good for everyone to start weighing in on what his presidency will mean for US...17
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0Med school ---> IB?My uncle sounds a bit like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/company/lazard">Lazard</a></span>'s late Bruce <span class='keyword_link'><a...13
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+1% of Oxbridge students in IBWhat percent of Oxbridge students apply for FT IB positions each year? How many get an offer? What percent already received an offer previous summer? How does the number change when you look at different banks (for example <span class='keyword_link'><a...4
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+3My dad is a client while I am an SA: How will this affect me?I was hired as an SA at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">BB</a></span> through traditional means (no direct help from family, connections etc) My father is a...75
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