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  1. Rejection

    Mod Note (Andy): Make sure to check out the comment inside the post by @M- Weintraub So, it's been a while since I've provided content to this wonderful website (sorry Patrick). But, I figure now would be a good time. I just received a nice ...

    - Aug 2 2015 - 11:00am - 40 comments

  2. Why is Stern disliked so much, but Wharton praised?

    From all the research I've done, they really seem to be much more similar than they are different. Both very finance/wall street focused, recruited heavily, competitive, selective admissions. Other than the Ivy League tag, the financial aid (Penn ...

    - Jul 6 2015 - 5:12am - 33 comments

  3. What to do if you don't really have professional references?

    I got an interview comin' up for an internship, and was pre-emptively given an official "job application" form. On it, it wanted me to list 3 professional references. The thing is, I practically have none and only have one academic ...

    - Jul 20 2015 - 4:42am - 18 comments

  4. The weak post-MBA finance job market

    What's going on here? I'm a 2nd year at a M7 b-school graduating soon, and aside from banking, finance job market has been horrendous. On-campus recruiting was mostly banks and some long-only mutual funds. The people who wanted banking got it, ...

    - May 24 2015 - 9:24am - 126 comments

  5. Advice regarding career choice

    Hello everyone, this is my first post to WSO, and I eagerly await anyone's advice. I'm a 28 year old RN with 4 years experience; the money has been fantastic, and with the OT rolling in, I've been able to save/invest a fair bit over the ...

    - Jun 27 2015 - 12:45am - 17 comments

  6. My heart on my sleeve

    Hi everyone, I'm a long-time lurker on WSO, now seeking counsel from those more experienced. I'm coming here because I honestly have no one else to talk to... I do not want to waste too much of your time so I'll try to keep this short and ...

    - May 13 2015 - 4:11am - 43 comments

  7. When will the 80% LTV days come?

    We used to have a pretty good lending relationship that was funding 80% LTV for retail and hotel properties provided of course that the debt service coverage was very strong. However, once the recession hit, this changed pretty fast. Nowadays I am only ...

    - Aug 1 2015 - 4:00am - 6 comments

  8. How do you deal with depression on the job?

    I know its not often spoke about, but how do you deal with it? finance ...

    - Apr 23 2015 - 6:07pm - 21 comments

  9. 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

  10. What to do now and beautiful women in finance

    So some stats on me, just graduated from a non-target state school (had to go to due to financial reasons, I have graduated with $0 debt:-)), BS finance, 3.2 GPA. Did an internship in consulting. Signed contract to join firm, but some things happened at ...

    - May 20 2015 - 4:16pm - 36 comments

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