- 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 ...
Forum topic - tangyorangutan - Dec 9 2014 - 2:17am - 20 comments
- 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 ...
Blog entry - bankerella - Sep 4 2014 - 10:00am - 70 comments
- 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 everyone ...
Forum topic - theGoodCigar - Nov 17 2014 - 10:12am - 44 comments
- Behavioral Interview Guide, Behavioral Interview Tips
Guide - webthingee - Mar 1 2014 - 3:38am
- 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 ...
Forum topic - brj - Aug 14 2014 - 10:51am - 21 comments
- 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 ...
Forum topic - everyman - Jan 9 2013 - 8:12pm - 65 comments
- 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 to ...
Forum topic - aspiring-analyst - Mar 23 2014 - 10:56am - 4 comments
- 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 points ...
Blog entry - olafenizer - Dec 4 2012 - 7:59pm - 26 comments
- 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 me ...
Forum topic - mbamfinquestions - Jun 22 2014 - 8:37am
- 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 full ...
Blog entry - phantombanker - Jun 14 2012 - 4:45pm - 4 comments