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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...923 weeks 2 days ago
+43If 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...11710 min 15 sec ago
+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...1061 day 2 hours ago
+12Hedge Fund Interview Guide BETA is LIVE!We are finally here! For those of you waiting on the <strong><a href="">WSO Hedge Fund Interview Guide</a></strong>, thank you for your patience -- it has been a long process to get to this...33 weeks 1 day ago
+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="">right here</a>), we would also create a WSO Applicant...851 month 3 weeks ago
+8Ray Dalio Teaches Econ 101This is really excellent. Imagine having <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Bridgewater</a></span>'s Ray Dalio as your Econ 101 professor. Then imagine that the class...244 days 8 hours ago
+13Young 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="">FO</a></span> IB or desired to do so, I don't understand the...1152 days 17 hours ago
+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...471 day 1 hour ago
+5Headed 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...3842 min 29 sec ago
+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...265 min 39 sec ago
+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="">Click here...191 month 1 day ago
+3Why 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...452 min 41 sec ago
+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="">investment...415 months 3 weeks ago
+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...344 days 10 hours ago
+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>...81 day 10 hours ago
+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...62 days 16 hours ago
+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 4 days 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 1 week 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. -Alex3622 min 47 sec ago
+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...1823 hours 25 min ago
+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. 132 days 18 hours ago
+2Had a blow up at work. Salvage or abandon ship?Backstory: We have a team of 5 plus a director. We have 3 Sr. Managers and two analyst. Our one Analyst has yet to attempt to pick up any of the responsibilities after 6 months and our 3 Sr. Managers dont have the skillsets to do much of the analyst work coming in to even assist if they...86 hours 20 min ago
+2AMA: 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...48 hours 44 min ago
+2Affordable Housing DocsJust noticed there was some activity on another thread so wanted to share these...05 days 23 hours 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...7120 hours 6 min ago
+1What programming languages are most useful? Hi, I will be interning at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">BB</a></span> S&T this summer and was wondering which programming language(s) are most useful on <span...255 hours 1 min ago
+1Who 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...2418 hours 58 min ago
+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...2111 hours 17 min ago
+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="">BB</a></span> (<span...1911 hours 52 min ago
+1WSO Mobile Offers: Text "WSO" to 38470 and get...165 months 1 week ago
+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="">carry</a></span> structure (as well as base + bonus range) - $100 - $200mn VC fund - I...821 hours 42 min ago
+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:...52 days 23 hours ago
+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...53 days 9 hours ago
+1The 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...511 min 58 sec ago
+1IBD 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/Northwestern, junior internship in <span...313 min 25 sec ago
+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="">PE Recruiting Failure</a></strong> Post By @Zosa" [quote]Is it...06 days 53 min ago
+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...05 days 15 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 7 months 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...374 weeks 10 hours ago
+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...57 hours 50 min ago
+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...21 day 13 hours ago
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...252 days 50 sec ago
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...1219 hours 57 min ago
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.. 922 hours 2 min ago
0Where we are at in the cycle (revisited)Here is the last thread from mid Feb. 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...81 day 18 hours ago
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...82 hours 46 min ago
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,89 hours 58 min ago
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...721 hours 37 min ago
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!52 days 18 hours ago
0How many Jared Vennetts do you guys know/have you guys met, along the way?deleted44 days 9 hours ago
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="">asset management firms</a></span>...35 days 12 hours ago
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...221 hours 21 min ago
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...22 days 13 hours ago
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...06 days 22 hours 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...02 days 3 hours ago
+1Females?I will be attending Brown University this school year and I am interested in getting a top tier girl friend with networking perks and unlimited earning potential (because caps are for the baseball park), I have a 4.0, 2230 SAT, many ECs and awards, where do you find actual females and how much...74 days 14 hours ago
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="">equity research</a></span> this morning to request an <span...36 days 16 hours ago
0Banks, Full Time offer, Outside of Intern ClassLooking for: -List of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">investment banks</a></span> that hire from outside their intern class for full time positions -Relevant...01 day 16 hours ago
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