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  1. What's the hardest interview question you were ever asked?

    Mod note (Andy): Throwback Thursday, this post originally went up on 6/4/12. Andy note: some of the quotes below were published on CNBC / Yahoo awhile back: Want This Job? 'Let Me Sleep With Your Girlfriend', also check out WSO's response ...

    - Mar 12 2015 - 1:53pm - 296 comments

  2. How to understand those interview questions without finance background?

    I'm an economics major student, and i don't know much about accounting/finance. When I read WSO interview guide, I found out I couldn't understand the terms. What should I do? Should I read some accounting/ corporate finance textbooks ...

    - Dec 26 2014 - 1:32am - 16 comments

  3. Death of father

    My father passed away in college and it really affected my for the first year and a half so my grades weren't that grade. If I'm asked why my grades are so low or what was the toughest obstacle I've had to face, should I leverage this? I& ...

    - Aug 30 2014 - 2:37am - 7 comments

  4. MBA Interview Questions: Entrepreneurship | Need help

    I need your help in presenting one of my life's experiences to the B-School interview panel members. While every comment will be appreciated, I'm keen on constructive ones. Last year, I tried to launch an eCommerce company, but couldn't do ...

    - Jan 15 2015 - 12:40pm - 4 comments

  5. Revenue Growth vs. EBITDA Margin

    If company A has 0% Sales growth but 20% EBITDA Margin while Company B has 20% Sales growth vs 5% EBITDA Margin. Which company would you prefer to invest in and Why? Any insight on this? Interview Questions revenue EBITDA Margin ...

    - Sep 22 2014 - 5:06pm - 9 comments

  6. PE Interview questions- how do you think about valuation- help

    How would you guys answer this questions- it is about how you think about valuation You have two companies within the chemical sector. One company is the producer of the chemical and the other company is a distributor. The distributor will buy from the ...

    - Nov 4 2014 - 6:47pm - 6 comments

  7. Interview Question: "What type of people do you find to be hardest to work with?"

    I have also heard it phrased as: "What type of people do you enjoy working with the least?" Should I say: "People who are not good with details."? Interview Questions ...

    - Jun 25 2014 - 7:35pm - 18 comments

  8. Interview Questions (Was just asked for an Analyst Role)

    Okay here it is (just got off a phone interview and was asked these questions for an Analyst role): 1. If a company has no access to any sort of capital and does not have a cash flow, how would you advise it to get cash? 2. If account receivable increases ...

    - Feb 9 2013 - 11:09am - 60 comments

  9. Surprisingly Painful Interview Questions

    Because I'm nerdy like that, I tend to write down the more bizarre or tougher interview questions I get just to throw them at my friends and see how they'd react. As I'm traveling today and tend to incorporate at least one psychoactive ...

    - Nov 25 2012 - 10:42pm - 33 comments

  10. "Why Houston energy IB" question

    Undergrad student looking for an summer internship. I want to work in IB and would like to live in Houston, so inevitably while recruiting I expect to get the questions "why energy? why houston?". The only answer I honestly have for that is I& ...

    - Aug 30 2014 - 5:49pm - 5 comments

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