- New Years Resolution: Not to fuck up.
So this past month has been an eye opener, actually I should say that about this year. To give you some background, I grew up in a middle class household in a developing economy. My parents never had a lot of money but they always prioritized my well ...
Forum topic - frattisimus101 - Dec 19 2014 - 7:57am - 8 comments
- Law vs. Investment Banking?
Hi I am trying to decide between going to law school or pursue investment banking. I am good at math, but also love doing persuasive argumentation. Any advice? ...
Forum topic - jnsjnsjns - Nov 21 2014 - 8:32pm - 12 comments
- How PWM really works (part 2): Breaking In, Staying In, and Getting Out
Hey guys, got quite a few questions on breaking into PWM, so this blog will focus exclusively on breaking in, being successful, and exit opps. If you haven’t read my first post, see the link below: Part 1: Past, Present, Future, and $$$ Next post will ...
Blog entry - thebrofessor - Jul 24 2014 - 9:18am - 44 comments
- Can the guys who have already broken into RE PE or Development comment on how exactly they did it?
I think this would be a good thread for us to build up, and keep running as many of us are trying to break-into RE PE and Development and would greatly value the stories, insights and strategies of other group members who have been successful in this. ...
Forum topic - BakersDozen - Sep 29 2014 - 3:19pm - 17 comments
- High GPA economics major but internships aren't in finance?
I go to a large state school in the South ranked around 50th overall. I am a business economics major with roughly a 3.89 GPA. The past two summers, I interned with large-scale corporate retail buying and merchandising thinking I'd go into marketing ...
Forum topic - Zeglo - Jan 18 2015 - 1:03am
- An Infinity of No.
After a few months now of trolling WSO and four weeks of writing in the contributing blogger intern program, all while working full-time for a F500 and pursuing my MBA full-time in effort to break into ER, I have had a bit of an epiphany about myself and a ...
Forum topic - Rhodium - May 13 2014 - 7:00pm - 17 comments
- Breaking Into ER: Good GPA, Poopy Internships
I’m graduating May of 2015 as a finance major from a non-target/top tier state school. My grades are good enough with a 3.5 cumulative GPA and a 3.6 major GPA, but my only internship is a ER internship at a bogus firm where I learned no real skills. ...
Forum topic - Pokemon Master - Aug 23 2014 - 7:40pm - 8 comments
- Guidance on breaking into banking as an analyst in Canada?
Hello WSO. I currently am a student (just finished freshmen year) at a non-target university in Canada in the CS /Math program, I have a 3.5 CGPA (Expecting to bring it up to 3.6-3.7 sophomore year). I have an interest in the capital markets and hope to ...
Forum topic - 8Trails50-. - Jul 21 2014 - 9:36pm - 17 comments
- Any beginner's advice for a finance junior looking to break in ibd
Hi I am junior student looking to get into IBD, nice to meet you all! Any advice for starters? I have a 3.9GPA at a target school, but not really good at networking. ...
Forum topic - jnsjnsjns - Nov 21 2014 - 8:16pm - 1 comment
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Forum topic - SomethinToProve - Dec 16 2014 - 10:18pm - 6 comments