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  1. Goldman Sachs Hirevue 2017 Recruiting

    Does anybody have information regarding the GS Hirevue process? Specifically: Are they hard to land? (Because I go to a non-target 3.75 with relevant work experience & managed to land one) Questions they ask? (Assuming they are all behavioral on the f ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 22 2016 - 3:58pm -

  2. INTERNAL AUDIT OR FINANCE

    I'm applying to GS, MS, JPM, & BlackRock for their Internal Audit & Finance divisions. I am a junior Finance major with a 3.4 GPA (yes, I'm aware that my GPA isn't great). I can't really decide which division I would prefer. Wh ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 22 2016 - 1:03pm -

  3. Los Angeles Financial Sponsors Groups

    Hey, New to WSO and am looking to recruit for a SA internship next fall. I go to a target school in the east coast but am originally from LA. I decided that I'll probably stay in the west coast upon graduation. I'm looking to ultimately recruit ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 18 2016 - 9:02pm -

  4. Life after BB Private Banking... need advice

          I'm a second/third year analyst at a BB Private Bank in the Southeast US, and need advice on where to take my career from here. The way I see it these are my options at the moment:- Climb the ladder at my current bank and try to ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2016 - 10:19pm -

  5. Harvard--> GS--> VC--> Prison?

          Interesting writeup from bloomberg about a ex-GS banker who is currently in a Colombian Prison while he awaits his trial on securities fraud. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-11-20/... As a baby-faced entrepreneur, Kaleil I ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 30 2015 - 5:06pm -

  6. GS HK vs MS FI HK vs UBS London vs DB London vs Barclays London

          Dear All, I need some advice regarding my SA offers for S&T. I personally prefer trading and FICC trading in particular. What would you recommend out of the following in terms of career advancement, conversion ratio to FT and stre ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2016 - 11:47pm -

  7. Goldman Sachs- GIR- Salt Lake City- Legit?

    Hi all, I have just received an interview for Goldman's GIR (Global Investment Research) group in Salt Lake City. The program is called ART (Analyst Research Training), in which it is a 6-week training program. After completion they then place you in ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:47pm -

  8. Goldman Sachs Asset Management: Analyst Culture

    Im curious about the culture at a Goldman Sachs for an analyst in the Asset Management division (GSAM): Specifically, I'd like to know:- How many hours per week they work.- If the work is stimulating and exciting (relative to other groups)- Salary an ...

    95 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:50pm -

  9. Goldman 12/15 SA Superday Results

          Did anyone else interview for Goldman's summer analyst positions yesterday? I believe it was all non-core students. There were about 75 of us who interviewed in the first round, but only 3-4 even got asked back for the afternoon ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2015 - 12:18pm -

  10. Details on Goldman's New Analyst Policy

          Haven't seen this posted yet: As David Solomon discussed at last week's Americas IBD Townhall, several initiatives are being rolled out over the next few weeks/months that are designed to improve the junior banker experience ...

    72 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 17 2013 - 2:45pm -

  11. Do you think I can make it to the next round?

    Hi, ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2015 - 10:20am -

  12. Goldman Sachs Principal Investment Area (GS PIA) Interview

    Hello monkeys, Does anyone have some information about GS PIA interviews for intern positions? I.e. questions asked, number of rounds, number of people, possible case study? Also, do you know where I could find the deals done by GS PIA except on their web ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2016 - 6:14pm -

  13. Citi M&A vs. GS/MS/JPM

    I summered in a BB coverage group as a sophomore and received a return offer for next summer. While the fit was good, it was a mediocre experience and I'd like to explore other opportunities. That said, I have another offer with Citi M&A that see ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 20 2014 - 5:33pm -

  14. GSIP (Goldman Sachs Investment Partners) Phone Interview?

    Does anyone know the types of questions I should expect for a phone interview with GSIP? It's roughly an hour long. Ran a search on past GSIP topics, but most were discussing whether the group still existed or possible ways to lateral in. Would reall ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:49pm -

  15. The Vampire Squid

    Nowadays it seems tough to find a proper financial scandal or controversy that Goldman isn't involved in somehow. Just off the top of my head I've got: European sovereign debt crisis- Goldman systematically helped the Greek government misreprese ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2013 - 10:45am -

  16. Renege on EB for Top GS/MS Group?

          I'm currently working in an MM in Chicago and accepted an offer for an EB in NY. A few days ago I quit my MM job and during my month off I got pinged by a contact in HR at a BB who said there was a spot open in their top group (t ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2015 - 6:22pm -

  17. Understanding the Investment Banking industry

          Hi All! I've been on the forum for a while, haven't contirbuted much and have more-often-than-knot been latently absorbing the knowledge from others. All of this great info has nevertheless left me a bit confused about the i ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2016 - 4:49pm -

  18. Goldman Sachs SA Accelerated

          did anyone get any info on the accelerated interview process this year? last year the first round was due in october, and I haven't heard anything yet also what type of applicants typically go for accelerated? mod note (andy): th ...

    253 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 15 2012 - 4:50pm -

  19. Second Year IB Analyst Answering Questions

          Hey guys- I am open to taking questions on anything. I am currently a second year analyst at a top bank and headed to the buyside in the summer. Ask away.-Bigbadanalyst Investment Banking gs questions MS PE Recruiting answers ...

    86 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 21 2013 - 1:22pm -

  20. GS IMD- Is this possible?

          Currently in a BO role at GS. Trying to break into the Investment Management Division (IMD). Below is the job description of the open position. A few questions... 1. Can anyone explain what kind of role this may be? (i.e. what kind of ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2015 - 10:59pm -

  21. BB PWM or Boutique IBD?

    Hey all, I'm trying to finalize my plans for this summer. Just a little background, I'm a first year student (non-target) that is heavily leaning towards banking. I just wanted to ask how much value would a gig at a BB PWM (GS, JPM, MS type) pro ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2014 - 10:53pm -

  22. Goldman 2015 App

          Submitted the app for this recruiting cycle. There was no space for a cover letter-- have others experienced this issue? cover letter Goldman Sachs gs Investment Banking junior recruiting resume application ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2015 - 12:05am -

  23. GS TMT/FIG and Want Out?

    WSO, I come to you with a real conundrum. For the past 2.5 years, I've been salivating over the prospects of one day making it to the promised land of the (emphasis on the) Goldman Sachs. Like a good little monkey I dreamed of being MD and shaking an ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2013 - 2:08am -

  24. GS Elevator outed

          http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/dealbook/2014/02/2... Duh And to all the people who were truly enthralled with this guy...well sorry. Was it entertaining, I didn't think so. Was it douchey? Absolutely. gs ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 25 2014 - 1:19am -

  25. Is this common (SuperDay)

    Recently, I had a superday at a top BB (GS / MS), and in my last interview, the interviewer didn't ask me any behavioral or technical questions. He just wanted to talk about my interests outside of finance. He did answer my questions when I asked him ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2014 - 8:43pm -

  26. Goldman Sachs Compliance- 2nd Round

    I got through to the 2nd round for a compliance position in NY. The first one interview mainly involved of fit, compliance scenario questions and why GS. I was just wondering if anyone knew what to expect in a 2nd round interview. I feel this will be the ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2013 - 1:10pm -

  27. GS or JPM Equity Research? Details posted below

          deleted gs IBD Equity Research jpm ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2015 - 9:49pm -

  28. Best Industrials Groups- Best deal flow and exit opps?

          What are the best industrials groups on the street (in terms of deal flow, exit opps, etc.)? UBS Citi gs IBD MS Bulge Bracket JP Morgan Credit Suise ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2016 - 1:13am -

  29. "Why I Wish I Had Stayed at Goldman Sachs Longer"

          Great Goldman Huff Po Post: "Why I Wish I Had Stayed at Goldman Sachs Longer"- sent chills down my spine towards the end... in a good way. Greg Smith's New York Times op-ed and subsequent book created quite a stir. As a ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 4 2013 - 4:11pm -

  30. GS firing US employees while hiring in Singapore

          Has anyone heard about this? GS Firing Employees in the U.s. Singapore gs Yale target is lloyd ...

    57 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 28 2011 - 1:01am -

  31. Thoughts on U Chicago Undergrad

    Hi everyone, I am interested in hearing what people think about this school for undergrad and how it ranks relative to other target schools in terms of OCR. More specifically, how good has its placement been in recent years? I know a lot has changed at th ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2013 - 6:02pm -

  32. GS IBD to Blackstone R&R

    Hey all. I am starting at GS IBD next week at one of the top groups as a FT analyst. While I am really happy about this, I do feel that restructuring is really interesting and would love to do that at Blackstone. I don't know anyone at Blackstone, ho ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 12 2013 - 8:57pm -

  33. GS Finance Division- How is it viewed?

          How is the Finance Division at GS generally viewed as? Are positions there considered BO or MO? Would anyone know the compensation for a position as an analyst? Thanks in advance. gs finance division ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2014 - 5:41pm -

  34. 4 interviews at Goldman Sachs & no word since....

    I'm a little frustrated. I've had 4 excellent interviews with Goldman Sachs for a compliance role. They went very well, and all 4 of the interviewers really liked me, as they mentioned it, communicated that I gave excellent answers, etc. I follo ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 18 2013 - 9:17pm -

  35. Return offer on Resume- Worked at a top bank last summer as a sophmore

          worked at a top bank (GS, MS) last summer as a sophomore.. got an offer to return this summer as a junior in the same group. my ultimate goal is to work in PE straight out of college so I was hoping to still do OCR and get into a top ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:49am -

  36. Start Dates- When are they?

          Anyone working for a bulge heard when their start date will be? gs jpm CS bofa MS start dates ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 8:52am -

  37. Goldman Sachs firing analysts!

          I heard a rumor last week about an analyst who got fired from GS for interviewing with PE firms within his first year. I don't know if this is valid, but it sure sounds fcuked up if you ask me. I guess the firm is trying to retai ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2011 - 11:05am -

  38. Where is Goldman Sachs?

    The AT&T and T-Mobile deal is no doubt the biggest deal of the year, with two prominent boutiques (to my surprise) being leading book runners. However, I was quite surprised not to see GS involved in the deal in some way or the other, after all they&# ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2011 - 10:32pm -

  39. Reach out to recruiters

    I go to a non-target school. What is the best way to reach out for recruiters for full-time ib interviews? Already landed an interview with GS through an alumni connection, but I want to keep my options open in case that dose not work out. Aside from GS I ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2016 - 3:36pm -

  40. It's on!!! Senate hearing happening right now...

          The hearing is getting under way. Blankfein is expected to be humble but to defend his actions. Levin is speaking as I write. Feel free to share your thoughts as they come. gs deficit ...

    85 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2010 - 10:38pm -

  41. Chicago BB IBD Exit Opps

          How good / bad are exit opps for BB offices in Chicago? More specifically, for GS, MS, and Citi. Also, which BB has the strongest Chicago presence? Thanks in advance. Citi gs chicago MS BB Exit Opps Industrials ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2013 - 2:44pm -

  42. GS Financing Group

    Why isn't this group discussed on here? I know many of you look down on capital markets for whatever reason, but is FG at GS not desireable if I want to move to PE? Should I choose classic IBD at another Barc or at Lazard? My choices are coverage at ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2013 - 8:42pm -

  43. Goldman Sachs never hires applicants from PwC FT.. why?

          I spoke to one of the HR employees at GS and she told me that due to a compliance matter GS have a quota for the number of people they can hire from PwC. It is very disappointing and ridiculous to hear that they have such a weird poli ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2014 - 1:06am -

  44. GS down, BofA up

    Goldman Sachs posts a loss (only its second time in history), and BofA swings to profit. wtf From Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Report Goldman Sachs ' $428 million dollar loss and Bank of America 's slip into number two among U.S. banks ranked ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 19 2011 - 12:27pm -

  45. IB- MBA Associate, still a chance?

          Do you think there is still a chance to find something for FT IB, with only 5 months to graduation? Top 10 US MBA (east coast) with BB IB in Europe over the summer. MBA gs jpm Europe associate us ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2012 - 11:13am -

  46. When do MS and GS start FT recruiting for S&T?

          Does anyone have an idea? I know that they are supposed to start this month, but does anyone have any specifics? s&t gs FT MS ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2014 - 4:55pm -

  47. Worked @ Goldman IBD last summer and could use advice

    Hi all, I had the opportunity to work @ GS this past summer in IBD (industry group). Unfortunately I did not come away with an offer. I have decided to stay an extra semester and take another summer analyst position. I am looking at some of the better kno ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2011 - 7:56am -

  48. How long does it take for BB to give an offer after the final-round interview?

          Greetings, Newbie here, I hope I posted at the right forum! Just wondering do you have any insights on the hiring process of GS (particularly ER?) or other BB (which perhaps can be a proxy?)?-How long does it normally take from the fi ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2015 - 8:27pm -

  49. GS FIG clarifier

          I've searched through the forums and have seen two divergent opinions regarding GS FIG 's placement to PE. The placement into Hedge Funds is universally agreed to be quite strong, but does GS FIG get a lot of megafunds, espe ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 15 2015 - 8:27pm -

  50. Do I need to buy another suit?

          Hi, I have an offer for a spring week at GS which takes 2 weeks. I only have one black suit and was wondering whether you think that'd be enough or if I need to buy another suit and if so which color I should go for? The internsh ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2012 - 5:30pm -

  51. Goldman Sachs- AIMS Real Estate Group

          Fellow monkey's, curious to know if anyone has any information on Goldman's real estate investment management group out of NYC-- culture/hours/deals/pay/interview process. Thanks! Real Estate Goldman Sachs gs IMD ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2015 - 5:08pm -

  52. You don't want it bad enough

          If you're not getting offers/interviews in whatever industry you want to be a part of. You don't want it bad enough. Thoughts, comments, questions, viscous attacks? gs ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 19 2011 - 12:19pm -

  53. Goldman S&T Summer Internship Superday Interview

          Hey everyone! I am a third year in college. I have a final round with GS Securities HK office coming up. I am wondering what kind of questions I should expect. for my first round, I had two thirty minutes phone interviews. One of them ...

    44 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2011 - 4:18pm -

  54. Goldman Sachs is Anti-Ivy-League?

          Gives hope to non-targets? Browse random IBD *ANALYSTS* (not VP, MD, etc.) in LinkedIn and you will see a very clear trend: almost nobody has Ivy League degrees. My guess is something like 1/3 at the most, and of those with ivy degree ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 23 2011 - 2:41pm -

  55. JPM 'joins' GS in the battle to win Jr Bankers

    JPM is apparently about to roll out a firm-wide policy regarding the work-life balance for Jr. bankers. The plan is supposedly going to set in place 1 weekend per month that each jr banker will receive off (compared to the 36 hour/week rule GS announced i ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2013 - 5:57pm -

  56. Your story here: Kids embarassing themselves at recruiting events.

          Everyone has the story about one kid asking a stupid question, and everyone coughing "asshole." But do you have any truly embarrassing OCR stories? Share them. Networking gs MS ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2010 - 4:19am -

  57. Securities at GS or Operations at Barcap

    Hello, all. Thank you for showing interest in my forum. I am a third year college student who has been offered an internship position at the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs and at the Operations Divisions at Barclays Capital, respectively. I have har ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2011 - 8:43pm -

  58. HK FT CLASS OF 2011 OFFICIAL THREAD!!!

          Thought it would be nice to have a place to share info for those going to HK for FT in 2011! It would be great to talk about things like housing, comp, things to watch out for, etc etc! UBS gs jpm FT CS MS db Hong Kong HK ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2010 - 1:40am -

  59. GS FIG placement

          Hi ya'll. So, let me cut right to the chase. I have a pretty good shot of being offered GS FIG for FT starting next year (don't want to go into specifics, trust me I more or less have it). Does anyone know how GS FIG places ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2013 - 10:26pm -

  60. Ten GS TMT MDs vs Obi Wan Kenobi

          In a fight to the death? it's a close one, but I think the MDs will win with like 1 or 2 survivors gs Star Wars ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 17 2012 - 12:13pm -

  61. Don't like trading- how do I switch?

    Hey everyone, I need WSO's combined wisdom about my situation. I'm currently a summer intern at a BB, and I can already tell that trading (or sales, for that matter) isn't where I want to end up full-time. Instead, I think that I would be a ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2011 - 11:21pm -

  62. sum of 1-100

          Fuck me. I had a second round phone screen going very well until this question came up... I had no fucking idea so I guessed 10,000. Turns out the answer is 5050 and there is an algebraic way to solve it. Are people actually supposed ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2011 - 10:22am -

  63. GS IBD Analyst Opening

    Does anyone know about this IBD Analyst job opening at GS? I'm in ECM at another BB right now and am thinking about lateraling. Job Summary & Responsibilities ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 12 2013 - 10:53am -

  64. PE/HF the dream

    Hi Guys, Currently have a FT lined up at BB in EMEA DCM FIG, (think GS, MS, RBS) having completed SA at MM PE shop think (KKR, CVC, 3i), but debating whether to accept FICC trading offer at PWM boutique specialising in EU CDS arb. What are your thoughts r ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2011 - 2:39pm -

  65. Goldman SA 2011 accelerated

          Hey guys, Did anyone here apply for GS SA through the accelerated process? I sent my app before the deadline and so far only got the confirmation email saying that "you will be contacted regarding next steps by mid-November" ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2010 - 12:20am -

  66. GS FIG

    I am going to be meeting with someone from GS FIG in a couple of weeks and want to learn more about it. I know they are split into 3 subgroups: banks, insurance and asset management / fin tech/ spec fin. However, I want to learn more. Does anyone know whe ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 31 2012 - 6:30pm -

  67. Racing Towards Excellence by Muzaffar Khan and Jan Sramek

    Quick background on the authors Muzaffar Khan Muzaffar Khan, worked for Citi, BarCap, Moore Capital, and was a Consultant for Man Eco (subsidiary of Man Group). Jan Sramek Somewhat of a prodigy in the UK. ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2011 - 3:56am -

  68. GS vs. MS

          Hi all, I just want to hear what you guys think of the two companies-- if you had offers from both, where would you go and why? Thanks so much! gs MS SA choice ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2011 - 5:29pm -

  69. Why is GS TMT considered so great?

          What makes it special versus other high-deal flow groups (Healthcare, etc) and say GS Sponsors? I can understand MS M&A since its the best M&A group, etc but why is GS TMT considered so great? Is it just great deal flow? gs TM ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2012 - 9:01pm -

  70. Goldman FIG Interview

          Anyone interviewed with Goldman FIG (or any FIG team for that matter)and can shed some light on what the interviews covered? Particularly interested in what the first round entailed. edit: is it just me or are all thread titles in the ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 13 2015 - 1:14pm -

  71. GS Interest Rates Desk

          Hey Everyone, Does anyone have any insights on Goldman Sach's interest rates desk? I was looking to find out more about the culture there and what qualities they look for so as to get a feel for how to prepare for an interview (f ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2013 - 6:52pm -

  72. GS Real Estate Finance Group (REFG)

          I am looking to learn a little bit about the interview experience with Goldmans Real Estate Finance Group. I have a phone interview coming up with them for a full time position and want to learn more about the group culture, technical ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 25 2014 - 6:59pm -

  73. Referral Never works at GS??

          Heard because GS values so much on equal employment opportunity bullsh*t, they basically forbid referral whithin the firm. Is it true? Do they really think if one MD happens to like me a lot and would like to recommend me to work for ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 1 2011 - 1:30pm -

  74. Banker Girl Looking For Banker Guy

          http://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/w4m/2302120850.html Anyone want to give this girl a try and report on how it goes? gs Banking dating models gold diggers ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 2 2011 - 11:36pm -

  75. Top 3 intern vs. Top 15 FT

    So, I just graduated and managed to get an SA spot in IBD at a top 3 place (MS, GS, JPM) in one of their best groups. It was an amazing experience, but unfortunately, I won't be getting an offer. Either way, I might now have two options (it's no ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2011 - 5:11pm -

  76. i'm quitting my job, my trainer is just to demanding.

    IN 1998 WHEN MY TRAINER recruited me from a H/Y/P by catching me in the hidden village, I was excited I was 8 years in my prime, getting more benefits than a GS Banker, I mean fuck; I even had my own G7 life was great I had the world by the BALLS. Despite ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 1 2012 - 2:26pm -

  77. GS TMT, MS M&A, Elite Boutiques (GHL, Laz, etc.), PE (BX, Bain Cap, etc.)

          Out of curiosity, does a high-achieving Dartmouth student (3.9+, summa cum laude) have a shot at these groups and firms? gs GPA Recruiting M&A MS TMT dartmouth ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2010 - 11:20pm -

  78. Goldman tech in NYC?

          How is Goldman's tech group in NYC? From what I understand, most of the tech team is in SF. Does one group have better deal flow/exit opps than the other? gs ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2010 - 9:43am -

  79. Whats the next best thing at Goldman Sachs (or any other BB?

          If you can't get IB at Goldman or any other BB, what is the next best or most reputable field of work you can do there? gs BB ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2010 - 2:07am -

  80. Goldman Sachs Finance Division

    Okay, give it to me straight. What are the pros and cons of working for GS Finance as a Credit Analyst? Let's look at this from the usual prestige angle, i.e., b-school potential, FO /MO/ BO, its relative position to BB IB and others, and other consi ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 21 2012 - 4:11am -

  81. Resume uestion- Participating in Securities Spring Program

          I'm participating in the GS Securities Spring Program in a few weeks. I'm also applying for other programs with other firms. Should I put the GS program on my resume even though I haven't done it yet? What about the fac ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2016 - 10:38pm -

  82. closeddddd

    closed ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2015 - 9:24am -

  83. Goldman SA to FT 2011

          So I've heard Goldman is known for having lower conversion rates for SA to FT compared to the rest of the BBs, but does anyone know what the percentage of interns for 2011 received offers in Sales and Trading? What are expectatio ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2011 - 11:24pm -

  84. Goldman Sachs Investment Management Interview?

    hey, so I recently got accepted for my first interview for any bank period, and of course, I get stuck with Goldman Sachs first. I'm curious, how many people are chosen for an interview out of the many that apply at a target school? Like percent-wise ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2011 - 5:57pm -

  85. Do you think this salary is in the ballpark for an analyst at GS?

          My friend who interned at GS this summer has accepted the GS offer for FT analyst position. He will be getting $70K for Base, $60 K for Bonus and $20 K for signing bonus. In this environment is good sign that bonuses are coming back a ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 29 2009 - 1:36pm -

  86. GS Securities (S&T) Sophomore Internship Advice??

          Searched around a bit but could only find discussions about the interview part of the program. Recently got an offer for an SA position in the GS securities division sophomore program, and wanted to know if anyone else has done the sa ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2012 - 11:17pm -

  87. No one has gone to jail for crashing the world economy, torture or unconstitutional wiretaps.

          No one has gone to jail for crashing the world economy, torture or unconstitutional wiretaps. There is however room in our jails for people who share files or smoke pot. This is not a justice system. It is an exploitation system. Thou ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2011 - 9:01pm -

  88. Help Me!- Interview today with a big IB firm

          to cut down to the chase, I had an interview today with a big investment banking company.... after the interview was over, I remember the business cards of my interviewers that I had not asked for... So my question to you should I ask ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 5:20am -

  89. Full-Time Lifestyle: MBB vs BB

          at entry level. is there much difference in terms of hours and comp? consulting gs Banking mbb Hours comp ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2010 - 2:21pm -

  90. GS Final Rounds Sept 9

          Anybody hear back from GS IBD final rounds on Wed? When will they get back to us? gs interview ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2009 - 8:55pm -

  91. GS Hiring Freeze in NY?

          I have heard that there is a hiring freeze in Goldman's NY office in IBD. Can anybody confirm or dis-confirm this, particularly with regards to lateral hires? gs hiring ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 26 2011 - 2:54pm -

  92. GS ACCELERATED #3 SUCCESS THREAD

          FIG AT LEAST AND MAYBE TMT DEPENDING ON WHO ELSE THEY LOOK AT! WOO! gs Awesome ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2010 - 1:52pm -

  93. Typing

          This may be a stupid question, and I was just randomly thinking about it... but is typing an expected skill if you are trying to get into IB or consulting? Are you going to look like a retard in front of everybody if you're stari ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2012 - 10:11pm -

  94. Ghetto word of the day: Dictates.

          Ghetto word of the day: Dictates. Example- "Ay dawg, yo bitch say my dictates good." gs ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2012 - 8:53pm -

  95. What is more difficult?

          Obtaining an interview or getting an offer? SA or FT. BB, MM, Botique, whatever. Discuss. gs ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 13 2011 - 2:53pm -

  96. Offer Picking: RBS IBD vs. GS GIR

    RBS IBD Full Time vs. GS Research (conditional offer, Start as an PT intern). Both entry level based HK. Firstly, it is IBD vs. Research. My long term goal is PE or HF. Secondly, it is Full time vs. Unsecured conditional offer. Falling into trouble pickin ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2010 - 5:06am -

  97. Selectivity of Top Prop. shops vs. BB S&T

    Just how do these two different trading gigs compare in terms of selectivity? I know the top proprietary shops like Optiver, Jane Street Capital, First New York, and Susquehanna mostly recruit at Ivy League schools and other top/target schools. A few non- ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2009 - 11:51pm -

  98. What would you take over GS?

          What firms (that recruit at the undergrad level) would you take over GS? gs recruit ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 4 2011 - 5:29pm -

  99. GS vs MS Hunger Games- Who Takes It?

    Came across this interesting article on Bloomberg yesterday (link inside post), it has some interesting insights into leadership of both organizations and strategy. What do you guys think, who takes it in the a) mid-term, b) long-term (given their differi ...

    2 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jun 26 2015 - 3:29pm -

  100. Goldman and Morgan Stanley no longer "I-banks"

    The end of an era. WSJ reports: Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley To Be Bank Holding Companies...The Federal Reserve said it had approved the transformation of both Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs from investment banks to traditional bank holding companies, ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2008 - 10:11pm -

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