- 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? ...
Forum topic - pawpcorn21 - Aug 30 2014 - 2:37am - 7 comments
- "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 ...
Forum topic - buzz15 - Aug 30 2014 - 5:49pm - 5 comments
- 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."? ...
Forum topic - JonDoe297 - Jun 25 2014 - 7:35pm - 18 comments
- Credit Suisse Holt Challenge Interview Questions
Hi, I'm wondering what Credit Suisse will ask you during the interview, if you are accepted through the Credit Suisse & Project Firefly Holt Challenge. And what will make you stand out in the interview. ...
Forum topic - xchen8264 - Jun 20 2014 - 2:52pm
- Length of interview answers
I started timing my answers for probable interview questions lately, like "Tell me about a time you worked in a team" or something and find most of them are 2min- 2.30 long. I was wondering am I going into too much detail and should aim for ...
Forum topic - Banananker - May 20 2014 - 3:03am - 5 comments
- Study Guides Books for potential IBD Analysts
Basically, I got ****ed in my last two phone IB analyst phone interviews on the technical questions part. They were basic Financial Statement questions, but they went into details/specifics. I've learnt the basics in College, and i've gone over ...
Forum topic - IBDseeker - May 23 2014 - 3:12pm - 3 comments
Forum topic - Rana211 - May 30 2014 - 9:25am - 2 comments
- Best PE questions as interviewer
I'm starting to conduct interviews for interns /entry level position at my PE firm and currently try to reflect on what are good questions to probe the candidates' quality. Particularly to check technicals without being too much of a pain (e.g. ...
Forum topic - EuroLocust - Apr 24 2014 - 8:23am
- Common interview question: "Why Real Estate?" What are your responses?
"Why are you interested in real estate?" This seems to be a common interview question. I understand the answers would be geared to the hiring firm be it development or acquisitions and their product type. What are your typical responses when ...
Forum topic - Ut_Ameris - Dec 1 2013 - 6:27pm - 14 comments
- How to answer illegal interview questions
Is it better to refuse to answer or to answer indirectly? Here are some common illegal interview questions: http://www.businessinsider.com/11-illegal-interview-questions-2013-7# ...
Forum topic - JonDoe297 - Dec 5 2013 - 11:34pm - 12 comments