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  1. Why Deutsche Bank? Interview question

          I have an interview coming up with Deutsche Bank, and I'm trying to find a good answer to the question "Why Deutsche Bank" other than its a global bank, good culture, etc. Thanks! fit deutsche ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 23 2016 - 2:17pm -

  2. How to deal with the biggest weakness question

    Mod Notes (Andy): this was originally posted on 9/26/12 Interviewer: "So... what's your biggest weakness?" To be honest, I think the biggest weakness question is one of the most bullshit questions you can get during an interview. But people ...

    71 comments - 3 silver bananas - Sep 4 2014 - 11:00am -

  3. Fit and networking upwards

          Apologies if this question seems a bit naive but wanted to get this forum's opinion on educating oneself on certain topics in order to hold better conversations with longer tenure colleagues. As a 22-year-old analyst I'm not ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2014 - 2:17am -

  4. Would this pass “fit questions” or am I a jerk

    I searched for answer but didn't find anyone addressing this particular issue: I am concerned about fit questions on an interview, as I am very forceful in character. It doesn't come across as friendly in people who are meek. I don't expect ...

    44 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2014 - 10:12am -

  5. Fit/Behavioral Interviews- A Crash Course

          A few weeks ago I finished interviewing for MBA consulting internships and wanted to capture some of my thoughts while they're still fresh. There are lots of good resources for case interviews available, but most of the truly gre ...

    21 comments - 7 silver bananas - Aug 14 2014 - 11:51am -

  6. Were You Dinged Because You Look at Too Much Porn?

    I think if you work for the SEC, it's safe to say that the answer is no. In all seriousness though, a few days ago I stumbled upon an interesting TED video which discusses the physical changes that watching porn can cause to the brain. One of the poi ...

    26 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 4 2012 - 7:59pm -

  7. IBD SA: Rank these 5 applicants

    Just for shits and giggles, and because we love this stuff- imagine you're scanning over resumes for SA applicants at your BB. You're under pressure to bring in one intern who will kick ass and get the dirty work done and make you look good. How ...

    65 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2013 - 8:12pm -

  8. FlowTraders Phone Call?

          I have a call with a recruiter at this firm coming up this week, sounds like it's just going to be a short fit interview, and more information about their interview process. Does anyone have any experience with them? Or their int ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2015 - 5:08pm -

  9. Behavioral Interview Guide, Behavioral Interview Tips

        WSO Behavioral Investment Banking Interview Guide Please read our recent big announcement about our guides by clicking here. Updated and Revised! This 63-page guide of behavioral investment banking interview tips is a compilation of over 100+ ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Jun 25 2015 - 10:33pm -

  10. Anyone Read "Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs"? This book is either going to save my life and make me hate the rest of it.

    Rising junior looking for interview and networking advice. I look great on paper but really struggle conveying that I'm a good fit for banking/ trading /sales. I think it has to do with my story telling ability and atypical background based on some o ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 10 2015 - 2:09am -

  11. we think you are great fit

          Why would any company invite someone to an interview and then say "we think you are a great fit, but we don't have a position right now." Doesn't that defeat the whole purpose of an interview? fit ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2011 - 10:09pm -

  12. IB for an MBA Female: How to know if it's for you?

    I am a first-year MBA female at a top-10 MBA program, weighing an offer to join a BB for the summer. I have three questions for the experts: 1. What are some key quality of life indicators to try to find the answers to as you evaluate banks? (e.g. do they ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2010 - 10:56pm -

  13. Summer Analyst- Blackstone Technology M&A- Phone Interview

    Hey guys. I have a phone interview for a Summer Analyst position with Blackstone Technology M&A practice next week and was wondering if anyone has interviewed with them or can provide some advice. What types of questions should I expect (fit, technica ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 21 2011 - 5:30pm -

  14. Wearing religious articles to IB interview / ethnic lifestyle?

    Hi all, I tried searching but to no avail so I am here. I was wondering if it was acceptable to wear certain religious articles (in my case, a hijab) to an interview for BB IBD SA position (top 10 school). Also, would being female, ethnic, and muslim woul ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 1:23am -

  15. 2 Hour Fit Interview?

    Hey guys. I am currently a sophomore, and have a final interview coming up next week for a small middle market investment bank. The analyst who interviewed me over the phone said it will primarily be a fit interview and that I shouldn't be expected t ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2014 - 11:56am -

  16. 2 Ways To Make Your B-School Applications Easier

    I recently read an NPR article that talks about how colleges fight for top students by offering merit-scholarships to students that would otherwise attend other institutions. This "discount" is then made up for by the students that end up paying ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 14 2012 - 5:45pm -

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    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2012 - 4:08am -

  18. McKinsey PEI questions?

    Hello, I had first rounds at McKinsey last week. Made it through but I think my PEI answers were the weak point. Although I knew that would go in depth I wasn't really prepared for how much and I had to spend way too much time thinking and trying to ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2012 - 9:51am -

  19. Dealing with broken foot or leg during SA

          Has anyone done it before? What is it like? Did it affect your performance? Best practices?b sa Summer intern junior BB IBD 2015 recruiting advice fit injury Recovery ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2015 - 7:14pm -

  20. Evaluating Fit

    I had a final round for a small distressed debt internship (only 1 spot), and they said they wanted to bring me in for a set of final round interviews, primarily evaluating "your fit with the company" So basically they bring me in and they make ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2010 - 5:48pm -

  21. I have 2 offers.. what do y'all think?

    I have an offer from Stifel Nicolaus for their IBD office in Baltimore. I also have an offer from Ewing Bemiss, its a boutique in Richmond with about 20 bankers. I liked the guys at Ewing Bemiss more, but I feel like Stifel would provide me with better ex ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2010 - 11:03pm -

  22. How to recover from the bad answer to technical / brainteaser / fit questions?

          Ok, so getting an answer wrong is not deadly according 'Getting a technical wrong = auto ding?" thread, but how do you recover and how do you compose yourself after all? When I got technical answers wrong, I would just ask t ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2012 - 2:29pm -

  23. JP Morgan/Citi interviews. Suggestions?

          Hey guys, I have interviews with JP Morgan and Citi this week/next week. Was wondering if you guys have any comments on what the culture is like at each bank, and what kind of person they would be looking for? Any specific things I sh ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2010 - 11:54pm -

  24. How to Know If You Should Bark Up the Wall Street Tree

          People often wonder "Is Wall Street for me?" It's more than just an office job and the people who get hired have a lot to them, aside from being lucky enough to make a great living. One of the buzzwords job seekers hear ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 12 2015 - 4:59am -

  25. Predictive Index (PI) Behavioral Assessment

          Hola Monkeys and Men, I've got my final round interview at a boutique on Friday and I just received an e-mail that as part of their hiring process, they utilize the "Predictive Index (PI) behavioral assessment." Has any ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2011 - 10:58pm -

  26. How do you know this is something you want to do

          How did you know that Investment Banking was something you wanted to do either before or after an internship and how sure were you? Investment Banking IB fit know ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 3 2010 - 6:37pm -

  27. Boutique Firm interview questions/tactics

    I have an interview with Leerink Swann & Co coming up. I'm an undergrad student, and am interviewing for an analyst intern position. Given the unique nature of the company (health care) and the boutique firm feel, i think its safe to assume that ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2010 - 2:07pm -

  28. Credit Suisse Fit

          What kind of "fit" does Credit Suisse look for? I heard their interviews were mainly fit and I obviously want to do well. fit ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2009 - 9:15am -

  29. How to find the right group?

          How should I find the right group within a bank? I have talked to people within the bank, but mostly everyone from my school is concentrated in a couple groups. At the same time, it is hard for me to really get the personality of each ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2008 - 9:31pm -

  30. How to find an area of finance that's a good fit?

    I'm a S&T intern looking towards full time and I'm trying to figure out what would be a good fit for my skill set and personality. I know that high flow sales is not a good fit and I'm trying to figure out areas that might be good for m ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 22 2014 - 9:37am -

  31. Moelis SA IB Interview

          Can anybody who's actually interviewed with them share some info about the process and what questions might be asked? Everyone on this board screams when they hear Moelis "the most technical thing in your life" but most ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2014 - 12:40am -

  32. Bullfit: Figuring out fit

    Ahh... February. We're all sitting on our offers and waiting for our relocation bonuses so we can blow them on a night out and new loafers. Absolutely fantastic. So, given that I am sitting in snowy rural CT contemplating my existence on Earth, obvio ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2013 - 3:57pm -

  33. Interview- 2nd round

          I have a 2nd round interview tomorrow at a consulting gig, doing sales and research work. First went well, I impressed them and they felt I'd be a good fit. Couple of thoughts: 1) When they emailed me to arrange the interview for ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Nov 28 2012 - 5:17pm -

  34. Prop Shop Fit Questions for Interview

          Hi, I recently cleared the first round at Transmarket Group LLC. I've been told that my second round will be non-technical in nature to "get to know me". Im assuming this is a fit interview. Can someone point me to a th ...

    0 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 6 2011 - 3:08pm -

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