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  1. How Much Self-Control Do You Have?

    Self-control is one of those attributes that is important in nearly all occupations, but especially so in finance. Getting to they gym, eating well, and getting enough sleep (to name a few) require sustained self-control by those working 40 hour weeks, ...

    - Sep 20 2014 - 5:00pm - 24 comments

  2. How to network with social anxiety?

    I realize that networking is really important in getting a job. However, I have social anxiety which makes meeting new people really hard. I hesitate while speaking and a lot of the times what I say sounds really forced. I have always been an introvert ...

    - Sep 13 2014 - 11:05pm - 41 comments

  3. How to feel confident and get a job out of networking events

    Hey ladies and gents! I saw in the Wall Street Journal a big article on the importance of charisma and presence, it inspired @"Ben_KickassAcademy" and I to throw an article together on networking for you guys. You fill out a name card.  Receive ...

    - Sep 1 2014 - 12:00pm - 12 comments

  4. Is this email acceptable to send to an MD (need responses ASAP to send timely follow-up)

    Dear xxxxx, I hope you are doing well. It was great meeting you at the (insert bank) information session. I thought it was really interesting that you had (insert semi-personal story he told here). Unfortunately, I had to go take a midterm, so I could not ...

    - Nov 6 2014 - 2:16am - 11 comments

  5. Greek or independent?

    Would it benefit me to go Greek during my undergrad studies? I am majoring in Econ at a nontarget, and I feel like the networking could help. Any other pros or cons I should consider? Networking independent greek ...

    - Oct 14 2014 - 9:07pm - 11 comments

  6. One Fell Swoop: Multi-Purpose Networking

    “Make mistakes of ambition and not mistakes of sloth. Develop the strength to do bold things, not the strength to suffer.” –Machiavelli,“The Prince” What if you could kick ass at your current job while networking for another, effectively killing two birds ...

    - Oct 29 2013 - 10:45pm - 50 comments

  7. Networking with Others

    Hi, I wanted to hear your opinions on networking with people you absolutely do not know. Should I attempt it? To illustrate a bit- finding somebody at a BB or MM on LinkedIn, connecting with them and then try to get them on the phone/in person meet. What ...

    - Sep 21 2014 - 2:17pm - 10 comments

  8. Big 4 Partner Informational Interview

    Hey guys, I have a phone call coming up in a couple days with a Big 4 partner, and a senior one at that (C-level position at the firm). I obviously want to make a solid impression. Do you guys have any tips and/or good questions to ask? Tried searching ...

    - Aug 6 2014 - 11:02am - 14 comments

  9. Does it help if an HR person knows you personally at a BB?

    I'm applying to SA internships at a bunch of banks. I think I made an impression on someone in HR at MS during the employer presentation at my school. Does it help at all that an HR person remembers me or is it necessary for someone in IB or S&T ...

    - Jan 20 2014 - 5:00am - 21 comments

  10. Making friends in a new city?

    I currently live in a large metropolitan city and have been here about 8 months. I have been "hanging out" with old friends from university but I am ready to branch out. I want to meet people that share my work ethic and view on life. I am going ...

    - Jun 30 2014 - 9:29pm - 18 comments

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