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  1. 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 ...

    - Sep 4 2014 - 11:00am - 70 comments

  2. 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 super interested in ...

    - Dec 9 2014 - 2:17am - 20 comments

  3. 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 interview process, at ...

    - Jul 6 2015 - 5:08pm - 5 comments

  4. 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 ...

    - Aug 10 2015 - 2:09am - 3 comments

  5. 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 ...

    - Nov 17 2014 - 10:12am - 44 comments

  6. 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 great advice I received ...

    - Aug 14 2014 - 11:51am - 21 comments

  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 ...

    - Jan 9 2013 - 8:12pm - 65 comments

  8. 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 ...

    - Dec 4 2012 - 7:59pm - 26 comments

  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+ of the most ...

    - Jun 25 2015 - 10:33pm

  10. 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 ...

    - May 7 2015 - 7:14pm - 2 comments

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