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  1. How to make it into Investment Banking, the South African perspective

    Part I: How to be the perfect investment banking candidate Following my recent post covering a broad range of questions about the African investment banking (IB)/private equity (PE) scene, I thought I would cover some questions asked of me in more detail. ...

    27 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 6 2016 - 6:15pm -

  2. What do you actually get out of investment banking?

    From what I see:-exit opp-decent salary even after taxes and COL-name recognition on resume-network But in terms of learning I'm not seeing it. The work is extremely mind numbing like reformatting ppts and xls. IB ...

    97 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2014 - 5:07am -

  3. LGBT Investment Banking Conferences- Citi, GS, Barclays, JPM

    Hey, I was wondering if anyone has heard back from any of the firms for their LGBT conferences: Citi Pride Summit Goldman Sachs Pride Summit Barclays Bootcamp for corporate finance and Markets J.P. Morgan Proud to Be ...

    35 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 20 2014 - 8:06pm -

  4. I am a Biology Major how can I become an investment banker?

    I am going into my last year at Northeastern University as a biology major. It it obviously too late to switch my major. I was originally planning on heading towards med-school but after shadowing/talking with doctors I have come to the conclusion it just ...

    42 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  5. Why IB Hours are Looked Upon as so Awful

    Mod note (Andy): WSO top comments- this one is from the post "Why are IB hours looked upon as so awful?". This is a great comment for anyone who hasn't seen it. Click here to see more top rated comments 1. Surgeons- go through 80 hour resid ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2014 - 2:31pm -

  6. IB vs. Commercial Banking

    Ladies & Gentlemen, do you understand why are we so crazy about IB? Why don't we dream about goin' to Commercial Banking? Maybe we're just imressed with all this IB stuff, like: good suites, white shirts, nice collar buttons, english sh ...

    88 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:16pm -

  7. Which Banks Have Increased Salaries for 2015?

          There have been many articles written on the internet about this over the past few weeks, but the only ones that I know of that have CONFIRMED increased salaries for analysts and/or associates are Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Credit ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2014 - 10:50pm -

  8. Spread Collars for everyday use in IB

          Spread collars like the one in the picture- okay or not for everyday use in IB? IB ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2013 - 3:22am -

  9. Delete_thread.

          Deleted. IB MBA consulting mbb Scholarship Darden ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2014 - 6:27pm -

  10. Do A Lot of Bankers Waste Their Money?

    First of all, this isn't a bashing thread, so please don't take it as that. I recently spoke with one of my friends who worked in investment banking and one thing he said was that he was surprised how hard it was for him to save money despite hi ...

    66 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2013 - 1:34am -

  11. well this is bullshit

         . IB Banking ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  12. The BEST undergrad school for IB!

          It seems to me that Washington and Lee is a hidden gem for Investment banking. According to their career survey, 43 out of 240 grads went into investment banking!!!! Even Wharton/Harvard cant boast percentages that high! What are your ...

    70 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2013 - 9:59pm -

  13. Part II: How to get an investment banking job in Johannesburg

    Following my post covering a broad range of questions about the African investment banking (IB)/ private equity (PE) scene, I thought I would cover some questions asked of me in more detail. This is the second of a multi-part series on the South African I ...

    8 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 14 2014 - 2:00pm -

  14. Investment banking skills like I'm five

    Hey folks, I'm really impressed by the type of people in this forum, never thought I would be able to get in direct contact with some individuals in the industry without needing to prove myself somehow, so i'm going to take advantage of the oppo ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2014 - 7:51am -

  15. Won't Question, Won't Answer

    Though it may be a sisyphean task, I'd like to try and start a lucid discussion about gays in the military. More specifically, I am interested where you guys stand on the subject of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" and how much the men and ...

    99 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 18 2010 - 12:16pm -

  16. Life Plan (for Everyone) to Ponder

    Andy note: Best of WSO- this post originally went up December 2009 and we thought it deserved to go back on the homepage for those who may have never seen it. After reading and commenting on this board it is very clear that everyone has goals/dreams and a ...

    64 comments - 3 silver bananas - Sep 20 2012 - 4:04am -

  17. does FT recruiting even exist this year!?

          I've asked some of my contacts and they basically said FT recruiting will basically be nonexistent this year. Some of the BBs might not even hire at all. One guy even quantified it for me saying that 80-90% of the FT spots are fi ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2012 - 12:12pm -

  18. SA 2013

          So monkeys, The most painful season of IB recruiting has arrived for fellow juniors. I was wondering how many of you have actually received any offers from BB 's for an SA position, particularly on the west coast. Just wondering ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2013 - 7:25pm -

  19. Duke vs U of I

          I am debating between Duke and U of I engineering in hopes of breaking into IB or S&T at a top firm on wall street or Chicago. I would easily choose Duke if it weren't for the extra 100k it would cost me to attend, a total of ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 1 2014 - 7:44pm -

  20. Please Share Dos and Donts of Emails in IB

    Just like the title says, I will be starting FT in a few weeks and wanted to get some Do's and Don'ts of emails. I know this is something I'll learn over time on the job, but I have learned a few things through internships and curious to se ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 28 2014 - 1:51am -

  21. Does consulting really give the toughest interviews?

    The Street's Seth Fiegerman had an interesting article today about companies and their tough interview questions. Using Glassdoor's employee reviews, he ranked the top ten toughest and I have to say, I found the results rather surprising. Seeing ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2011 - 9:26pm -

  22. Good US MsF Programs for Breaking In in Canada?

    Graduating from a non-target in the US this summer or next fall, finance major, no relevant experience, got interested in the industry only recently and after asking some WSO users for advice thought I'd apply to MsF programs as a plan B if I don ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2013 - 11:44am -

  23. Is IB the sexiest occupation outside of PE?

          If not then what is? IB PE ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 12 2013 - 9:27pm -

  24. "Non-finance" business schools for finance

          Are top "non-finance" schools good for placement into finance? IB ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 1 2014 - 1:51am -

  25. Best MSF program for Dallas/Houston

          Hey all, I was curious to your guys opinion on the best MSF program for placement in IB in the Dallas or Houston area. I appreciate any advice! Thanks, IB ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2014 - 7:18pm -

  26. IB Interview Crash Course

    Hey guys, my situation has changed slightly and it might be necessary to brush up on technicals for IB interviews. I know I'm way out of cycle but I have some connections luckily/randomly. I've been all over mergers & inquisitions, iBankingF ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2013 - 5:51pm -

  27. Boss' condescending email...What do?

          WSO, So I recently put in my resignation letter and giving my 2 weeks notice. The boss, at the time, seemed upset but not overly dramatic about it. Then, yesterday I exchanged emails giving my official date and for whatever reason, he ...

    71 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2011 - 1:13pm -

  28. Advice for move: Big Bank Deep Back Office/IT to HF

    I have been searching tirelessly for advice on this topic for over a year... Here's my story: Joined the military after high school, completed my service and went to Penn State for a degree in IT. Found a passion for the markets in my junior year but ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2014 - 12:42pm -

  29. Whats the salary progression for IB?

          1st years make ~$70,000 base, what do 2nd and 3rd year analysts make? Is $ 10k /year still the standard yearly base increase (assuming your firm is doing well)? Any firms with a higher starting base? What does the future of IB salarie ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2012 - 9:11pm - Anonymous Monkey

  30. Best Path to REPE

          Over the past year, I've become very interested in real estate. I'm 25 and have no RE experience besides investing in a multifamily property. I'd like to end up in REPE one day. Which of the following would be a good pa ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2014 - 5:07pm -

  31. "Too trading focused for IB?"

          Hello, I wanted to get some advice. In all my ib interviews thusfar, I've been told that I am too " trading focused" and that I would not be a good fit for IB. For context, I've been trading for several years and w ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2014 - 9:16pm -

  32. The Hong Kong Route

    While there are bits and pieces of information on lifestyle and banking in Hong Kong, few threads have the full overview. Can someone please give the general overview of the career path in Hong Kong? I read somewhere that in HK, most IB analysts stay on a ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2011 - 8:24am -

  33. IB MBA Associate

          If you were to go to a BB as an associate from a top MBA and do a few years there, but decide the MD track is not for you, where are your exit opps? From what I hear, its a bit different moving out of banking as a post MBA associate t ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2012 - 2:45am -

  34. Reneg?!

          Delete please:) IB boutique f500 offer ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2013 - 7:28pm -

  35. Welp, I'm stuck at the office for at least 8 more hours today and I will be in on Xmas

          This is how I feel right now... IB Xmas ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 24 2013 - 10:29am -

  36. Does it help if you go to a high ranked undergraduate school?

          Let's say I go to WUSTL. This is not necessarily viewed as a target by Wall Street despite being highly ranked. In other words, does the brand name of the college help when networking and applying for IB jobs? Also, what do IB em ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 11 2013 - 1:06pm -

  37. How do investment banks calculate their fees?

          Been working on an idea, and I need to understand how i-banks charge their clients, especially when it comes to one-time (more expensive) vs recurring (cheaper) fees structuring. Any relevant ideas on pricing would really help. Thanks ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2014 - 2:49pm -

  38. Weekend Wars: ER vs. PWM

    Equity Research (ER) and Private Wealth Management (PWM) two paths many a banking wannabe has taken on the road to Wall Street. Today, I'd like to address these two options as long term career choices. I remember reading posts on WSO years ago and kn ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2010 - 9:22pm -

  39. Double major or extra work exp. for MBA?

          I will be heading into an IB SA stint this upcoming (Southern hemisphere) summer, and will graduate one semester before the FT grad program starts. Assuming I get the return offer, and that I want to get an MBA down the line, if I hav ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2013 - 2:46am -

  40. Why do we have to calc fully dil shares in comps instead of just pulling them off of the 10-k p&l?

          I see dil shares at the bottom of 10-ks' income statements so why do we have to go thru the work of calculating fully dil shares by finding convertibles, etc? IB fully dil shares ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 22 2013 - 3:53pm -

  41. Have job...feel empty! Help

          Hey guys, So I have a job lined up for summer. Great group at best BB but I feel kind of Empty about it. I wanted this for a long time but what now? I've achieved my goals. Any advice nyc IB ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2012 - 7:56am -

  42. Messed Up on Interview

    So I had a phone interview today, that I thought was going to be a more casual discussion but quickly turned into me being questioned typical of in person interviews. I was doing fine until I was asked where the HQs were located. I admittedly should have ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2014 - 4:34pm -

  43. Can you call bank debt?

          Have a technical interview in 6 hours, and just one technical thing I need help on. Anyone with knowledge of bank debt, particularly in context of LBOs please chip in. Anyhow, my question is, I know that call provisions are usually no ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 14 2014 - 8:05pm -

  44. 24 year old Junior...how much of a factor is age in SA/FT recruiting?

          Hey guys-- I'm a current junior at an HBCU (Morehouse-Hampton-Howard) and I took three years off before going to college. At the time, I was a big dummy & didn't know what I wanted to do after high school. Held a bunch o ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 13 2012 - 3:23am -

  45. Investment Bankers are lazy?

    I was at an NYC bar this weekend with an IB buddy from college working at GS this weekend and my buddy was called lazy! All night we were trying to avoid the fact that I work for Bain and he works for GS, but eventually it came up. After our occupations c ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2012 - 1:04pm -

  46. IB and PE in Atlanta

    New to the forum, but just wondering how many of you work in PE/IB in Atlanta. I tried searching but the only good thread that turned up was a few years old. My whole family lives in New York and most work in law and medicine with a few bankers but we mov ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2012 - 1:55am -

  47. Oil and Gas/Houston

          For those interested in oil and gas/Houston, The Deal has a great profile of the scene as it currently stands. IB, PE, and the law all get coverage. Energy Nexus IB energy PE oil gas Houston deals ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2011 - 8:31pm -

  48. Quick Resume Critique

          Thanks in advance! IB resume critique Review junior ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 2 2014 - 3:49pm -

  49. Too Soon to Network?

          Probably a dumb question. But I was looking through my Fraternity's LinkedIn group and there are a couple of guys that are Managing Directors and some other people that are pretty high up in several different Investment Banks. I ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2013 - 8:32pm -

  50. Hi, I have cancer

          I figured that the title would be luring to many of you. I'm 18 years old and was recently diagnosed with a form of cancer. It's treatable by taking a pill a day everyday for the rest of my life and has a 5 year survival rat ...

    11 comments - 3 silver bananas - Apr 22 2014 - 3:21pm -

  51. Resume Review for MS Grad looking for IB or Corp Strategy (no clever tag, sorry) 1st update 9-24-14

    What's up everyone. I'm gearing up to graduate, and a few recruiters have been calling me about other FP&A roles. I speak with them and let them know my intentions to move into IB. I have received a call for a Risk Analyst position at a hedg ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 24 2014 - 8:41pm -

  52. Middle Market Internship- Chicago

          Hello WSO, I will be attending a target school this coming fall and was wondering which MMs or boutiques hire summer analysts in Chicago? The reason I want to pursue these opportunities, is to gain some experience in IB before applyin ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 15 2013 - 11:41pm -

  53. Russian speaker with P/E, SWF in EMEA / MENA / APAC region

          Good day, #username I am bulge bracket IB analyst with tier 5 bank. And I am looking for opportunities with MENA (preferred) or APAC region which is looking for Russian speaker. Know from press that several Arabic SWF funds are workin ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2014 - 7:49am -

  54. Is IB for me?

          I'm a freshman at USC Marshall and I've been contemplating whether to go into IB or not. Finance interests me and making a lot of money is top of my list of job priorities, but I'm pretty lazy by nature...I do my work w ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2012 - 2:16pm -

  55. Del-

         - IB ...

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  56. need internship choice advice

         - IB consulting PE ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2013 - 10:01am -

  57. How much do you save

          Hello all, Curious to know how much people saved over a two or three year stretch while working as an IB analyst. If you could list your city as well which would be helpful. Also, if anyone has advice of what the target should be to s ...

    96 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2011 - 1:49am -

  58. US Banking Cartel?

          Anybody read this article? Beautiful scatter-plot illustrating that average IPO fees for U.S. banks cluster around 7% while the european bank's fees have far more variability and are significantly lower. In their analysis, the re ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2011 - 7:33am -

  59. Summer Analyst Salary

          What would a SA make at a BB IB? IB sa compensation BB ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 11 2012 - 2:45pm -

  60. CRE Lending Careers

    I have had a hard time finding reviews of the different commercial real estate lending platforms so I am asking here and hoping we can build this out to be pretty inclusive of the different opportunities: (Let's take major PERE funds out of the pictu ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 13 2012 - 9:41am -

  61. Master in Finance at IE Business School?

    Hi Fellows, I graduated from University of Melbourne in finance and accounting and just got admitted for the Master in Finance program at Spain's IE Business School. I know Financial Times ranked IE and IE's MIF program highly, but many others s ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2012 - 10:40pm -

  62. Investment Banking Summer Analyst-2015 Resume Review/Help for BB or well reputed firms

    Hi, I am currently a junior at a public non target school double majoring in B.S Management (Spec. in Finance, because there is no major) and BA in Economics in NY and am trying my level best to secure an IB internship for summer 2015. Attached is a copy ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 7 2014 - 12:17am -

  63. Will I get dinged for this?

    My GPA was a 3.72 but I put 3.75 on my resume. Is this ok? ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 26 2013 - 6:25pm -

  64. University of Toronto UNDERGRAD good for IB?

          So from what I've read, University of Toronto is the "Harvard of Canada". It has a super high acceptance rate, and Toronto itself is a beautiful city that I'd love to be in. Majors I'm interested in are " ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2012 - 12:50pm -

  65. Duke MMS Thread

    So I am eagerly waiting to hear back if I got into the program or not (Decision release date is May 14th for my application round) I just wanted to hear back from those who got in to the program for this coming year. What was your background/gpa/work expe ...

    72 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2011 - 1:52pm -

  66. if banks don't do OCR at your school

          i want to break into IB but major banks do not do OCR at my school in January-Feb when the resume due dates and interviews are. If i go to their website career section, they simply say to check with your school career center for dates ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 8 2013 - 5:49pm -

  67. How do you view these 2nd tier MBA schools for IB? Thanks

          Haas Ross Darden Fuqua Johnson Edit: Adding Yale SOM Trying to narrow my list down for applications in the fall. I am thinking about applying to 2 or 3 of the 5, but there doesn't seem to be much information around online as far ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 27 2013 - 11:59pm -

  68. Living /working in Dubai? How is it?

    Hi guys, Im graduating this year. Long story short- i have a scheduled interview for the IB department in an international bank in Dubai. There is a big chance to get an offer as I know personally the VP. My question is how is the work and social life in ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2012 - 6:39pm -

  69. Would you marry a female banker?

          I don't often post on this site, but I'm really curious about this question after a friend raised it. Would you feel a female is not "hot" if she also has a brain and/or works hard? Would you consider females banke ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 14 2012 - 10:27pm -

  70. Finance to... Military?

    WSO has a number of members who spent some time in the military prior to entering finance (Uncle Eddie, cphbravo, etc), but I haven't heard of anyone who has done the reverse. I understand that it's an extremely uncommon decision, hence my appre ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2011 - 4:58pm -

  71. What business schools to apply for to be an investment banking associate?

          Looking to get my MBA to be an investment banking associate. Should I just apply to the top 20 business schools? Looking to eventually work on the west coast, preferably in southern California. (So would USC or UCLA be my best options ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2013 - 2:07am -

  72. Prospective Monkeys- How to Succeed in the Interview Process

    Prospective Monkeys, I've seen a few posts over the past few week about internship/FT interviews and the importance of "technical questions". Please see below for my thoughts on how to frame your preparation for the interview process. Hopef ...

    10 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 4 2013 - 11:39am -

  73. Ok?

    OK? And now? IB IBanking offer rejection ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2013 - 1:02pm -

  74. Boutique Firm internship

    Im currently a sophomore and this summer I got a Boutique Firm internship in Private-equity, and Mergers and Acquisitions My plan is to secure a BB Investment banking internship for my Junior year summer. Would this internship benefit? Some of my other op ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2014 - 10:22pm -

  75. Do I have a shot at breaking into IB this way??

    I'm currently a sophomore at a non target (top 10 in USNWR regional university north ranking), and I'm planning on transferring to a semi-target: UNC Chapel Hill, Wisconin-Madison, and Michigan are among my top choices. I accept the fact that I ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 27 2013 - 12:21am -

  76. List of Deals by Investment Banks

          Hello all, I've been trying to find a list of the deals that WFS (specifically their Industrials coverage group) has done recently. The two sources I've found thus far that could give me this information is: CapitalIQ and De ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2014 - 11:25pm -

  77. Who Pulls All Nighters in Ugrad?

          so i just pulled hopefully my last "all nighter" of my college career to finish a paper and it got me thinking... did/does anyone pull all nighters to get ready for IB hours?...something like practice do most IB analysts hav ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2011 - 12:24pm -

  78. Why don't we drill our own oil?

          We are getting raped at the pump and oil companies are due to release earnings which are projected to be records...of course Given our economy and lack of jobs specifically... Why don't we drill more of our own oil?. If we were t ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2011 - 6:54pm -

  79. Best school in Texas for IB?

    Hi all, I'm new here, so forgive my noobish questions. First off let me start off by saying I am going to be a freshmen at a community college. And before y'all start snarling your nose, I'm not dumb, stupid, or lazy. I chose a CC for finan ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2012 - 9:20pm -

  80. Resume Overhaul

    Okay. Couple things. 1. I'm a rising senior at Univ. of Texas, but I will be taking a fifth year so next summer I want to try to do a SA internship in NY. Will being a 5 year student hurt me in the application process? 2. For my first two years of co ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 25 2012 - 7:56pm -

  81. Is it possible to be a good father while working IB?

          Pretty much what the title says... Obviously it will be hard, but will it be POSSIBLE? I was thinking, hey I could just do it for 2 years n then get out. But my son will be ~6 years old so I don't know about that. I was thinking ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 19 2011 - 4:31pm -

  82. Asia IB: demographics?

    There's a ton of info sessions and networking events coming up at my school within the next few weeks. All of these are for Asia 2012 Summer opportunities. GS, Barclays, RBS, DB, blah blah etc. My question is for anyone who's done a summer inter ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2012 - 9:04pm -

  83. How good of GPA do you need IF YOU ARE a basketball player at Harvard, Yale, Princeton?

          Watching Princeton play KU and was wondering this. IB ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 17 2011 - 3:30pm -

  84. Analysts on Pitches

          Guys I was wondering if any of the top shops, both BB and Middle Market/ Boutiques, let analysts go on pitches? Or do analysts simply make the books and pass it along? IB analyst pitchbook pitch presentation ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 7 2012 - 10:00am -

  85. Harder to be an IB or a MD?

          Which do you believe is a harder goal, becoming an Investment Banker or a Doctor? I know most are going to say doctor due to the longer educational requirements, but the amount of IB entry positions is very limited, and it's a lo ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2011 - 7:23pm -

  86. Banker hangouts in Manhattan + places to cruise for chicks?

          London monkey here. Gonna be in NY for a few weeks with banker buddies. 2 part question: a) What are some clubs/bars in Manhattan known for being banker hangouts? b) I have heard of some places in NY that are good for picking up chick ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 4 2013 - 7:45pm -

  87. The Texas Thread-Calling all Texans and energy bankers

    So I've searched through this site quite a bit, and have seen lots of questions and usernames related to Texas and energy. Unfortunately, there isn't that much info on either. As a native Texan, I would eventually like to live/work there. Im sur ...

    59 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2010 - 11:20pm -

  88. IB Phone Interview

          I have a phone interview for a full-time position with a junior level employee from the IB team. What can I expect and how can I do well? What type of technicals would I get? This is the interview after passing the HR screen. IB ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 11 2014 - 12:10pm -

  89. Whats the best way to plan my IB Blitz

    Ok this is my first post here guys, been lurking for about a month now. This is a great forum and I would really appreciate any advice. Right now I'm in my Senior year, I'm set to graduate in the Spring with a degree in Finance from Kent State U ...

    54 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 12 2010 - 5:33pm -

  90. HK IBD SA 2010 Thread

          Hi college juniors, I thought it'd be helpful if we all compiled out status in this thread for our HK IBD SA applications, as I think it was practiced last year and the year before. So let me just start: CS: 1st round invite Citi ...

    289 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 28 2009 - 2:57pm -

  91. Perella/Moelis/Cowen/Miller Buckfire/Lincoln Int/Peter Soloman/Macquarie

    I know rankings are stupid but this is not like ranking the BB 's. I am just curious about what people know about the less obvious ones in this list (i.e. Lincoln/PJSC) So what is the perception on the street of some of these places? Perella (Obvious ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 19 2012 - 9:15pm -

  92. resume for lateral hire into pe/ib

          afternoon monkeys, please have a look at the resume, any helpful suggestions would be greatly appreciated (be it content, font, etc.) i am already working in PE, looking to transfer to another pe firm or lazard in paris. www.razume.co ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2012 - 3:10pm -

  93. GPA vs. Classes

          I was wondering if it makes sense to take easier classes instead of more pertinent finance classes in terms of trying to score a job. Does gpa matter more or will it catch up to you? IB ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2012 - 3:56pm -

  94. Low GPA Strong Ambition

    So, I really screwed up first year (I'm going into 2nd). I'm in a pretty tough program Honours Bachelors of Business Admin in Accounting and Honours BA Financial Mathematics. I want to get into investment banking, but my GPA is low as hell. My S ...

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  95. Military and MBA advice

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