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+34Advice from an ex-IB MD: How to have a great career and a good life<em>Mod Note (Andy): make sure to check out his AMA this Sunday afternoon 3pm et: <a href="">Hedge Fund Investment Pitch</a> I've received a lot of emails from members asking...3510 hours 1 min ago
+15Brief Introduction to Banking Recruiting at the MBA LevelMost of recruiting discussion here are for SA/ANL, and I realized MBA level recruiting is very different after went through the entire process. So I want to give back to the community and write a short guide about it. Since all these are pretty transparent and will be provided to you in your...532 days 11 hours ago
+15Congratulations to the 2015 WSO Forum Member of the Year: DingDong08<em>Mod Note (Andy): I'm posting this under DingDong08's account so he can reap all the silver banana love :-) </em> Winning by an astounding margin (33% of the votes vs 14% ), congratulations to WSO super user <strong>@Dingdong08"</strong> for winning...1515 hours 14 min ago
+12Coming to America - A Canadian in New York (AMA)<EM>Quick Background: STEM Undergrad, public tech co, Canadian MBA, Big Five Canadian <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">IBD</a></span>, now NYC <span...201 day 3 hours ago
+13INTRODUCING: 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="">right here</a>), we would also create a WSO Applicant...832 weeks 5 days ago
+13In Response to “20 Things 20-Year-Olds Don't Get”<em>Mod Note (Andy): #TBT Throwback Thursday - this was originally posted on 9/15/13. To see all of our top content from the past, click <a href="">here.</a></em> Jason Nazar, a contributing writer for...562 years 3 weeks ago
+112015-2016 salary & bonus discussionLet's talk about the 2015 - 2016 year bonus. Please list the firm, level, salary, bonus using the following format: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">JPM</a></span>, S&T, A0, 150k...1244 hours 40 min ago
+7I 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...1640 min 26 sec ago
+6WSO 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...1284 months 2 weeks ago
+5Official Super Bowl 50 threadalright monkeys, it's that time again. being the south, I'm surrounded by Panthers fans, both legitimate and bandwagon, and after their showing yesterday, it's hard to deny their charm & talent. To make this interesting, I want people to make some bold predictions (a la...6020 hours 15 min ago
+7December 2015 CFA resultCongratulations! We are very pleased to inform you that you passed the December 2015 Level I CFA exam. 43% of candidates passed the December 2015 Level I CFA exam. :) > 70% all sections :) Hope it's good news for everyone else...? <!--break--> 491 day 19 hours ago
+5This Week in Oil and Gas - 1/31/2016Continuing the weekly Oil and Gas review with major headlines and news you need to know... <h3>Industry News</h3> <strong>Chevron swings for a loss in energy earnings season...first loss since Q3 2002</strong> Supermajor Chevron posted its first loss since Q3...133 days 3 hours ago
+5Interview with a Forecasting Analyst<em>Mod Note (Andy): user Angelz629 was nice enough to do this interview with us. Our questions are in bold, her responses follow.</em> <strong>What is your current job title and a one sentence description of your primary job responsibility? </strong> Forecasting...91 day 16 hours ago
+3BIG NEWS: WSO Compensation Report is OUT!Dear WSO Community, I'm pleased to announce the release of the <strong><a href="">WSO Compensation Report</a></strong>! We had another great year with even MORE entries than last year (over...433 weeks 2 days ago
+3Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp<strong><span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Financial modeling</a></span></strong> is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of <span...412 months 4 weeks ago
+3WSO 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="">Click here...113 weeks 6 days ago
+3Wharton MBA bound: things I wish I'd known during the app processHello all New to this forum but thought I'd kick things off by trying to offer any advice I can on aspiring b-school applicants preparing for the fall 2016-17 application cycle. Background: I did consulting at a boutique for several years, was dinged w no interview at HBS, and...43 days 47 min ago
+3Guide: Cold Contacting Investment Bankers For Non TargetsHi Folks, I posted a thread earlier in the month and there was a lot of interest in techniques and tips for cold contacting investment bankers so I thought I would share what I know. First things first, I'm not an investment banker. I'm a <span...211 hours 50 min ago
+2Has Herbalife won in the fight versus Bill Ackman?As one of the most highly publicized hedge fund managers around, just about everyone here knows about Ackman and his fight against Herbalife, in which he took a short position worth about $1 billion against the company he accuses of fraud. In addition to the lawyers and lobbyists Pershing Square...101 day 21 hours ago
+2Has anyone had any success using the WSO job board?Was wondering if anyone could add any insight on the wso job board. Seems like most jobs on it are for Associate or analyst level employees and not many <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">summer...83 days 13 hours ago
+2BB vs EB at MBA/Associate LevelI recently started a thread ("<a href="">Brief Introduction to Banking Recruiting at the MBA Level</a>") about banking recruiting at MBA level and it seems like many...722 hours 6 min ago
+25 Things you should never stop doingI've been working at a F500 company since my college graduation (8 years ago), and just recently, I decided that it was time to look outside to see what else is out there and also to see how much someone with my years of experience and skills is worth. As I was researching jobs,...52 days 16 hours ago
+2Impact Investing 101: Trainings I wish I had known about in Business SchoolI went to London Business School primarily to transition from working for the Clinton Foundation to a job in impact investing. At London Business School, I used a variety of resources at my disposal to improve my financial acumen. I built <span class='keyword_link'><a...017 hours 36 min ago
+1Drunk Debating - 1/28/16 Republican DebateLately, my friends and I have had a little tradition: getting drunk, watching the GOP debate, and talking shit. Given the comedic genius we have on these forums, I thought it would be interesting to bring to you. With Trump sitting this one out, I expect tonight will start with a solid...4821 hours 47 min ago
+1How Bad Are the Politics at Your Shop?<em>Mod Note (Andy): Best of Eddie, this was originally posted in October 2013.</em> Like many of you I'm sure, I was a bit shocked to hear of Simon Warshaw's retirement from <span class='keyword_link'><a...362 days 22 hours ago
+1"Kick backs" on acquisitions?I realize this probably happens more than I think, while at the same time something people in the industry don't talk about out in the open. A contact of mine in the business mentioned to me a few years back that he had completed an acquisition for his firm at the time, whereby his firm...135 days 11 hours ago
+1Didn't Disclose My "Beer Incident" On CampusHey guys, kind of a silly question but with background checks coming up for me this was bugging me a little. A couple years ago as a freshman who had just crossed into his fraternity, I bought a bunch of beer to meeting in my backpack (which we were incidentally having on campus that day) and as...912 hours 24 min ago
+1Disclose mental illness to HR?Hi everyone, I hope that this post will keep me sufficiently anonymous. I'm starting as an investment banking analyst at a top <span class='keyword_link'><a...70 sec ago
+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 ...61 year 5 months ago
+1New Mountain Capital, Advent, Berkshire PartnersDoes anyone know anything about these firms? I did my own research but would like to know what you guys think with regard to: - culture - reputation - business school pipelines65 days 10 hours ago
+1Freshman (Sort of) - Investment Banking AdviceThe title might be confusing, so let me get that out of the way right now. Technically speaking, I am a Freshman: This is my first year in College. However, due to specific conditions in the province where I live (Quebec, Canada) local students only need three years to obtain their majors, as we...43 days 21 hours ago
+1Wall Street Movies and Documentaries Research ListI’ve been putting together a list of all the finance movies, documentaries and youtube clips that are entertaining and somewhat informative. I thought it would be cool if you guys could add on with any others you might know about. I have included the full movies where available and clips when...24 days 19 hours ago
+1HowdyyHey guys new year. Been in the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">PWM</a></span> industry for a year now. I am going to take my Series 65 exam for the 2nd time...24 days 20 hours 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="">Clear Admit</a> - MBA Admissions...03 years 4 months ago
+2:'-( RIP BonusHave you guys ever had a bad feeling about a (seemingly) good deal? Like, a nagging or gnawing feeling that this seems to be going too smoothly...The buy-side guys are being enthusiastic and super helpful, the clients are being super helpful and compliant. Despite this there's the...4053 min 33 sec ago
+1Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry ProsRecruiting season is here make sure you're ready for it with a <strong><a href="">Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review</a></strong> from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done...322 weeks 2 days ago
+7I have $100+ million to place for RE dealsMy friend, who is NOT a real estate person, has investors from China and Eurasia who have placed more than $100 million with her. They've asked her to find her real estate deals in the United States. As a personal favor, I've agreed to help her. So if you've had a dream...1512 hours 55 min ago
+1Are Hungry Enough? Motivation InstagramI hope 2016 is off to a great start for all of you. I think it's safe to assume that everyone on this forum has a higher degree of motivation than the average individual. If you're anything like me, you're constantly looking for new sources of positive energy to fuel your drive...61 day 23 hours ago
+2The World's Greatest Pairs Trade (Short Amazon, Long Walmart)<h3>Long Walmart, Short <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span></h3> These two companies have some similarities, they are both major retailers and...55 days 22 hours ago
+1AMA | Universita' Bocconi #7 ranked. Finance & Econ with heavy passion for business & investment.Hello everyone. This is my first WSO post. I'd like to talk about who I am, where I live and work, and why I have joined WSO. Next, I'll talk about how and why I chose Universita' Bocconi, and why I love Economics/Finance and my other passions. Lastly, I'd like to...22 days 58 min ago
0Restructuring industry questionA friend of mine is in his second year of LLB in France. He is an outstanding student. He would like to know if it is possible for him to join a restructuring team in a boutique firm such as Houlihan Lockey, or <span class='keyword_link'><a...63 days 16 hours ago
0I want to be Charlie Munger (OK, Warren Buffett would also do)Hi everyone. This is, finally, my first post here and it's going to be a tough (meaning maybe long and complex to express what I want to) one. I ask you here your advice and feedback regarding my unconventional profile and, moreover, unconventional ambitions with regards to the former....31 day 23 hours ago
0I Withdrew from a class last semester and the job I want to apply to wants an official/unofficial transcriptI withdrew from a class last semester (my gpa is a 3.5 so i am still good cumulative) but for the last couple of semesters I have gotten 2 C's but the rest As and Bs. I'm a junior and the classes have just gotten harder and harder and unfortunately I applied myself in more classes than...32 days 19 hours ago
0New UCL School of Management vs ImperialHi All I have two offers and need support for my decision. 1. UCL MSc Management - New business school, money is being invested which is good for me - Not accredited yet, not sure if that really matters? - Interesting program - Well-qualified faculty - Great location (Canary Wharf...36 hours 26 min ago
0What is the best way to work with Boomers when you are a Millennial?Working in an industry of where our bosses are boomers. And asking more ideas and up-to-date technology apps. Its quite hard to teach them with the latest tech. So, all of the online works were given to me. Do you think, we millennials are perfect match to work with boomers now a days?22 days 1 hour ago
0Biochemistry / Ivey Business School into FinanceHi all, I am a sophomore at Western, and going to Ivey Business School in Canada this September for an HBA. Finance interests me; I've been reading WSO and Investment Banking: Explained and "Investment Banking" by <span class='keyword_link'><a...02 days 14 hours ago
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05 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...26 days 19 hours ago
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+1How do you feel about..lying?What goes on everyone. I'm looking for your thoughts on how successful you think I would be in lying about my <span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...363 days 23 hours ago
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