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  1. What banker careers really look like: real private data

    Mod Note: Throwback Thursday: this post originally went up on 8/22/12. The most common arguments on WSO are about what it really takes to make it to Wall Street... and then what your options are if you get there. Working professionals come here to engage ...

    - Jun 24 2015 - 6:29am - 208 comments

  2. Is Stern undergrad that bad?

    I'm interested in NYU Stern, but I keep hearing how NYU is great for recruiting but is awful overall because of how cutthroat everyone is. I want to go to a school with a solid entry to ibanking and hedge funds in NYC, but I want to also network and ...

    - Jul 8 2015 - 7:38pm - 35 comments

  3. Are you still qualified for summer analyst positions/internships after junior year summer?

    I seriously am haunted by the fact that I've been ignorant so long about my industry. I would literally go and search up "Finance Internships" back in the day, and always spend time applying to any job posting with a remotely business ...

    - Aug 2 2015 - 11:50am - 9 comments

  4. Concerns about leaving Lateral "Elite" Boutique M&A after 1yr

    delete quit banking analyst hedge fund HF buyside business school admissions loveofthegame ...

    - Aug 9 2015 - 4:57pm - 8 comments

  5. Could I Ever Get Into an M7- If Not Then What is the Best I Can Hope to Do?/What Should I Do?

    Hello All, Thanks for taking the time to read and comment. Looking for a profile review of sorts as well as general B-School advice. Any advice/constructive criticism is welcome and appreciated! Academic Profile: Non-Target University in the South Finance ...

    - May 27 2015 - 10:00pm - 26 comments

  6. Learning how to Lead: Extracurricular Lessons at Business School

    When I first began applying to business school, I had a very myopic view of what I would learn. I was 27 years old with limited career experience so I incorrectly assumed that my key professional weakness was a lack of technical business knowledge, such ...

    - Jun 2 2015 - 7:42am - 6 comments

  7. ***MBA Class of 2016 Internship interviews open discussion thread***

    Hey everyone. At most schools, internship interviews for consulting, banking, etc have started this week or last week. How's the experience going for everyone? business school ...

    - Jan 28 2015 - 12:11am - 33 comments

  8. The Best GMAT and MBA Business School Content on WSO

    Mod Note (Andy): My mighty content intern compiled a list of the top 20 GMAT /B-School posts on WSO. Some of these discussions are no longer active but still are filled with GREAT info. If there are any ones we missed please link to in the comments. Enjoy ...

    - May 26 2015 - 11:43pm - 5 comments

  9. Importance of GMAT and GPA per school

    A lot of people make posts here asking about GPA and GMAT. I found this blog, in which some applicant has been analyzing gmatclub data to see which schools care about GPA versus GMAT more, and the impact of each. I can't speak to the validity of the ...

    - Dec 19 2014 - 3:33am - 24 comments

  10. Why business school?

    first of all- I'll introduce the subject- I'm wondering if I should attend ISEG business & finance school in Paris or simply get a law & social science degree from the Sorbonne (which is free since there are practically no tuition fees ...

    - May 28 2015 - 9:49am - 8 comments

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