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  1. How WSO has enhanced my IB/PE career

    Background I randomly discovered WSO nearly seven years ago just weeks after I secured a FT MM IB position. The website was extremely nascent at the time with only a few thousand registered users. The majority of the users were college students with only ...

    42 comments - 28 silver bananas - Apr 28 2016 - 12:31pm -

  2. Who is the 2015 WSO Forum Member of the Year? Voting ends 1/15/2016

          CRE 8% (21 votes) Dingdong08 35% (96 votes) Going Concern 4% (11 votes) Illiniprogrammer 13% (36 votes) Ssits 5% (14 votes) thebrofessor 13% (36 votes) TNA 10% (28 votes) TorontoMonkey1328 7% (20 votes) [placeholder for someone I forg ...

    12 comments - silver bananas - Dec 16 2015 - 12:24pm -

  3. Vote in the new poll! 2015 WSO Forum Member of the year

          If i forgot someone please let me know asap and I'll add them in. Voting ends Jan 15th 2016 Vote here: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/polls/who-is-the-20... Yes I know you're all wondering why @DickFuld isn't in there. ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2016 - 3:06am -

  4. What It Really Means to Be "Alpha"

    Mod note (Andy): throwback Thursday, this originally went up September 2012 I'm fairly new here, and deciding what to write about in a blog entry might seem easy enough, but I'd rather people enjoy what I read than just read it and forget it. So ...

    308 comments - 19 silver bananas - Feb 12 2015 - 12:00pm -

  5. WSO University Rankings

          There is always a lot of talk about 'target' schools, 'prestige' and the like. I'm genuinely curious exactly how people on this site measure which universities are 'top tier'. From the perspective of ...

    12 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 17 2015 - 12:02am -

  6. WSO NYC Happy Hour: Thursday, February 26th, 8PM, Galway Hooker

    The next NYC meetup is coming up soon! Join us for happy hour to help fend off post-football season depression. All are welcome. Repeat visitors encouraged! Location: Galway Hooker Pub, we'll be in the Guinness Room (upstairs) http://www.yelp.com/biz ...

    22 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 27 2015 - 12:48pm -

  7. Nominations for WSO member of the year

    Get your nominations in, voting starts next week! Also, what other categories should we have a vote on? e.g. Forum post of the year, etc etc WSO ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2014 - 1:00am -

  8. WSO passes 300k registered accounts...

    I missed the exact date it happened (now at 306k) but wow this site has grown quickly over the last two years! 100k reached on 10/9/12: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/blog/wso-hits-10000... 200k reached on 12/11/13: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/bl ...

    17 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 4 2014 - 2:58am -

  9. Exclusive Edmundo Braverman Interview: Part 1 of 2

          Mod note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from November 2011 Fellow WSO Monkeys, I have a treat for you this thanksgiving. I was able to score an exclusive interview with the notorious Edmundo Br ...

    44 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 21 2014 - 7:40am -

  10. Who is 2011 WSO Member of the Year?

          CompBanker 48% (138 votes) IlliniProgrammer 52% (149 votes) Total votes: 287 WSO ...

    43 comments - silver bananas - Jan 2 2012 - 10:32pm -

  11. Do you guys go on Wall Street Oasis from your work computers?

    I just started my internship and it's pretty boring. I'm nervous to go on certain websites though because I don't want my superiors to think that I'm slacking off (even though I obviously am). WSO Work computers ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2014 - 2:00pm -

  12. What Headhunters REALLY Think of Bankers

    mod (Andy) note: "Blast from the past- Best of Eddie"- This one is originally from January 2011. If there's an old post from Eddie you'd like to see up again shoot me a message. You get calls from headhunters all the time, often kissin ...

    42 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2012 - 7:45am -

  13. Interivew with duffmt6, 2nd Year IBD Analyst, Part 1/2

    Below is the first installment of an interview with WSO Certified User and 2nd year banking analyst ' duffmt6 '. Interview conducted by Asatar. SEE PART 2 1) What is your background and how did you get into investment banking? I graduated from a ...

    29 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 15 2013 - 2:23pm -

  14. WSO MEETUP- 45th & 10th, 6PM THURS MARCH 29TH

    Hosting a meetup next week thursday at the Pony Bar in Midtown West to celebrate shorttheworld's admission to Duke, trailmix's INSEAD admit, my MSF admit, and other folks' admission to various b-schools and grad schools, and also just becau ...

    129 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 29 2012 - 5:22pm -

  15. WSO Conference Aftermath

    Anyone recover yet? Hahaha. Highlights? WSO ...

    41 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 30 2013 - 10:47pm -

  16. Four Years of BraverMania

    I passed a pretty cool milestone last week. Four years ago last week I began writing for WSO. As near as I can tell (this was before we started using the blog format) this was my first post. As you can see, the financial crisis was in full throttle and it ...

    24 comments - 8 silver bananas - Sep 20 2012 - 7:56am -

  17. Should WSO Use Cash for Silicon Valley Oasis?

    This week, Apple, UPS, and Amazon put their cash reserves to use, and if that is news to you then you probably live in a hole. Maybe it is a sign that the economy is improving, but who cares? All that matters is that investment bank advisory departments a ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2012 - 12:35pm -

  18. London WSO Drinks

    It has been a while since we Brits got together for a few pints and now that "that exam" is over, it is high time we enjoyed the wonderful London summer! So far we have had 2 events, both with a decent-ish turnout. The evenings usually started o ...

    24 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 17 2013 - 5:01pm -

  19. New Monkey- Mechanical Engineer

          Hey guys and girls. during my spare time at McGill University, between Mechanical Engineering courses, I stumbled upon WSO. First reaction: WOW! Finance being a passion of mine, I think I found the jackpot! I have a few questions for ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 23 2016 - 2:24am -

  20. Free WSO tshirt to the first three...

    To the first three users to send me a pm and tell me their favorite thing about WSO:-) WSO ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2015 - 12:21pm -

  21. [Interactive Poll] What race are you?

    Vote + see results here: http://strawpoll.me/1780548 We all know that WSO- and Wall Street for that matter- is mostly male, but we know relatively little about our ethnic mix. Surely you've wondered about this at some point, so now it's ti ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 29 2014 - 12:06pm -

  22. The WSO awards – Let’s make it happen!

    A few months back, HarvardorBust suggested that we should do an annual WSO Posters Awards night to recognize those who have either helped, or set back the community in whatever way and while a lot supported the idea, after much fanfare it pretty much just ...

    69 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 18 2011 - 9:49pm -

  23. Thanks WSO- Landed a FO position

    Hey guys just want to thank all of you for the help over the past few months. I finally landed a full-time FO position. I started a few weeks ago and I really couldn't have done it without the people on this site (one in particular). I am on a S& ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 7:09am -

  24. Interview with duffmt6, 2nd Year IBD Analyst, (part 2/2)

    Below is the second and final part of an interview with WSO Certified User and 2nd year banking analyst ' duffmt6 '. Interview conducted by Asatar. See Part 1 Here. 3) Could you describe a typical day on the job? There isn't really a typica ...

    10 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 24 2013 - 5:45pm -

  25. Wednesdays With Midas

    I had an idea a while back about doing an interactive post, but didn't really know how to best pull it off. Comments are cool, but I really wanted to do something conversational. Coincidentally, a few days later Patrick rolled out the new and improve ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2011 - 12:15pm -

  26. Outted on WSO

    Who here has a) seen a person's WSO posts and discovered/inferred who he is in real life (perhaps a friend or acquaintance), or b) had his own WSO identity figured out by others in the industry? How were your perceptions (or those of the other party) ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 7 2013 - 5:27am -

  27. How Do You Take Your Kool-Aid?

    I was puzzling over the best way to round out Class Warfare Week on WSO when Forbes dropped it into my lap last night- the annual Forbes 400 List of Wealthiest Americans. What better way to illustrate the wealth disparity in America than the vaguely porno ...

    61 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 23 2010 - 2:30pm -

  28. You know it's intern season when...

          You know it's intern season when...- Someone sends you an email and it has your first name followed with a comma- Someone sends you an email and it has your first name behind a Mr/Mrs.- Someone sends you an email and they hit rep ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 6 2012 - 10:45pm -

  29. Future of WSO

    So I wanted to start this thread to get feedback / opinions from the community on how WSO is doing??? We've put in a lot of time and $ recently into site performance and layout, but there have not been any HUGE changes I think for a few years now. Ev ...

    95 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2012 - 9:17pm -

  30. WSO back to live

    We're not finished with the site migration / updated design yet (obviously) but in the mean time the site is live again and you're free to post / comment / message like normal. Have at it monkeys! WSO ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 5 2015 - 4:52pm -

  31. Not That You Should Care, But... I'm Back!

          I have an inordinate amount of PMs in my mailbox and I don't think I have the ability to dig through them. Feels good to be back, I missed my monkeys. But if you had any interaction with me in the past month and wondered why I ha ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2013 - 8:55pm -

  32. WSO: Behind the Scenes

    Greetings guys, So Eddie and I just wrapped up another episode of NSFW and I hope you enjoy it. This creates the perfect segue into something that's been on my mind lately. I want to take this quick snippet of your Saturday to point out something tha ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2010 - 3:17pm -

  33. And the Golden Banana Award for WSO's Most Valuable Monkey Goes To...

          CompBanker!!!!!!!! So, for a side project in an analytics club I am in, I decided to use some statistical measures to evaluate the monkeys here on WSO. I took the top 250 monkeys and calculated 10 different metrics, each with their ow ...

    48 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 14 2011 - 10:40am -

  34. WSO Freezing/Not Loading?

    Been having a lot of trouble on WSO the last couple days, not sure if anyone else is experience anything similar. WSO ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2013 - 6:37pm -

  35. Wallstreetoasis.com is blocked in Russia

    So, last couple days trying to access WSO, I got the message from my ISP (short translation): Dear users! We apologize, but access to this website is forbidden. Possible reasons for this might be: 1. Address of the website is included in the List of Forbi ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2013 - 12:36pm -

  36. But Seriously, Do You Like Phil Collins?

    "I think my greatest achievement would be 'Sussudio,' hands down. Seriously. What are you laughing at?"- from the Uncyclopedia entry on Phil Collins We haven't had a quality discussion on Wall Street music on WSO since the Superda ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2011 - 2:15am -

  37. Hairstyles- Hair Wax and Gel

          Do any of you guys know if people wax their hair everyday throughout the summer for work? Is having a normal un-styled r formal / professional enough for an SA stint? sa WSO hair ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2013 - 8:31pm -

  38. NEW- WSO Recommended Reading

    WSO is in the process of building reading lists for new users to be able to enjoy. What does that mean? It's your chance to weigh in! To get an idea of what we'd like these reading lists to encompass, check out WSO's Recommended Reading for ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2011 - 9:04pm -

  39. Authentication Required box pops up

    @"WallStreetOasis.com" Same pop-up box that came up a few weeks ago, it's grey and says "The server http://www.dev.wso.com:80 requires user/pass. The server says: Secured." WSO ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2014 - 6:01pm -

  40. It's that time of year again, Fantasy Football.

          If people are interested again this year I'll be setting up a WSO Fantasy Football league. One condition is if you know that you'll never check it please do not say you're interested or if you know nothing about the NFL ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2012 - 9:54pm -

  41. wso chatroom?

          Is it gone now? WSO ...

    32 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2012 - 6:27pm -

  42. 14 Year Old Hedge Fund Manager

    I came across this kid who thinks he is a great trader on YouTube, and he was able to impress the judges on this TV show where you can pitch business venture ideas and attain seed funding to start a mini hedge fund. ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 19 2012 - 12:45pm -

  43. Favorite song?

          What's your favorite song, WSO? I'll start- Lux Aeterna By Clint Mansell http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKLpJtvzlEI I shat a brick the first time I heard it. And please, no Justin Bieber. WSO music song ...

    70 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 11 2010 - 4:18am -

  44. Effect of WSO on Competition

    What effects have sites like M&I and WSO had on IB/finance recruiting? Do you feel as if every single kid you come across who used to want to go to law school, every friend majoring in finance and their cousin are now interested in IB due to how ...

    23 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 17 2012 - 12:13am -

  45. Attention Seekers on WSO

    You guys ever notice that most guys who come on WSO offering to give advice on how to break in or leave the field are those that are in the lower tier firms (with the exception of a minor few, notably the MS / KKR guy)? Those who offer to give advice on I ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2012 - 1:58am -

  46. Guys, The Woman had to have Read this website.

          Also, Wall Street doesn't recruit the best of the brightest, they recruit the most privileged....go! Harvard WSO princeton boot camp ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 8 2012 - 7:39am -

  47. WSO 2011 Member of the Year- voting ends tonight

          Voting ends tonight for the WSO 2011 Member of the Year- make sure to get your vote in if you haven't already! Vote in the poll here WSO ...

    48 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2012 - 9:47am -

  48. Goodbye WSO!

          Fellow monkeys, I've been active in wso since about 2006, and it's been a great experience. I've learned a lot from the various posters, made a few friends, and really enjoyed the contents. I sincerely hope that I' ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2012 - 1:28pm -

  49. Use WSO with caution

    I've been on WSO for a few years under various usernames. I've gained a lot of knowledge from this site and the resume review section was really helpful in perfecting my resume. I'd say that I check WSO almost every day. I recently accepted ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2012 - 9:55pm -

  50. The Perceived vs. Actual amount of times a girl has been railed

    So, for the purpose of this post, I am asking you all a question: When you look at a girl can you, yourself, accurately judge how many times her vag has been crushed? In my case, I am usually close to the number about 50% of the time. Now, I don't ne ...

    95 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 20 2011 - 9:33am -

  51. IBanking Oasis

    In case you all haven't seen the origins of WSO, check it out: http://web.archive.org/web/20070208095332/http://w... WSO has come a long ass way and I gotta say I love what Pat's done with it. Good work man WSO ...

    8 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 19 2013 - 3:56pm -

  52. 30,000 Members! Thank You.

    Dear Fellow Primates, We have reached 30,000 members so I wanted to take this time to thank you for all of your continued support making Wall Street Oasis what it is today. So, thank you. We continue to improve and our goal is to ensure that for years to ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2010 - 2:47pm -

  53. UC Davis Incident

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjnR7xET7Uo What's everyone's thoughts on what happened at UC Davis? As much as I disagree with the Occupy movements (though a few of their demands are on point), this is nuts. The students were participating in a ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 20 2011 - 11:33am -

  54. Save/bookmark threads or blog posts/articles

    I'm not sure if this is the right forum topic to post in, so I apologize if it's not. I'm brand new here and I was wondering if there is any way (besides bookmarking in my browser) to save different threads in the forum, or blog posts ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 9 2014 - 2:59pm -

  55. Who do you think are the most helpful posters?

          We all know that banana points are skewed and that they are not always an indicator of helpfulness. With that being said, which posters do you think are head and shoulders above the rest? I've been helped out most by: happypantsm ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 8 2011 - 10:31am -

  56. OWS Protesting OCR Events?

    Read this article in NYT, was wondering if any of the ivy leaguers on here have experienced this? My school is fairly conservative so I have not seen any of it, but it seems pretty ridiculous to me. ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2011 - 2:50am -

  57. Newest WSO Forum: New User Intros

    WSO gorillas, apes, orangutans, neanderthals, humans, what have you...Check out the newly added "New User Introductions" Forum- a place where our freshly minted chimps can come to introduce themselves and explain what they're looking for an ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 16 2012 - 10:45am -

  58. Where to learn modeling skills for real estate?

          Hey, I am wanting to join a real estate firm on the development or acquisition side. Most of these positions require the applicant to understand how to put together excel models on deals. My University never taught anything of the sor ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 7 2013 - 8:50pm -

  59. Help WSO- Digg this story

    Hey guys, was hoping anyone that comes across this post could help out WSO and digg this story: http://digg.com/people/Harvard_Scammed_by_23_Year_......and/or make some comments in the Digg comment area. All you have to do is click on the link above (i th ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 15 2010 - 3:53pm -

  60. Occupy Wallstreet's Acronym Is An Anagram of Wallstreet Oasis'

          OWS WSO My face when I realized this... WSO lol blastoise ows ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2011 - 7:01pm -

  61. WSO is 40,000 Strong and Counting

    We just hit the 40,000 member mark so I'd like to take the time to thank all of the users that have made WSO such a valuable resource. Thank you. We still have many improvements that are in the works- thanks to all those that took the time to give us ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 18 2010 - 5:50pm -

  62. WSO's New Addition: Frequently Asked Questions

    WallStreetOasis Members, Today I'd like to officially announce a project that we've been working on for some time: WallStreetOasis.com 's Frequently Asked Questions, or FAQs, page. The purpose of this portion of the site is two-fold. First, ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 29 2011 - 11:59am -

  63. My first SA offer! WSO ROCKS

          I just got my first SA offer, and I'm extremely happy to have broken in! It was tough- only got 4 first round interviews and screwed up my first two, but I was able to learn from my mistakes and got my story down before my interv ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2011 - 2:35pm -

  64. How much is WSO worth?

          I went to this website that supposedly estimates a website's worth. According to it, WSO is worth $652,901 http://www.how-much-is-my-website-worth.info/profi... What do you think? WSO worth ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2012 - 12:19am -

  65. Wall Street Oasis Rocks! What Do You Say Gang???

    Ok, I have been an avid user / reader for a long time, and I think at the end of the day, this site is a great site. An incredible resource and a tour de force for all of us. And I'd like to say "hats off" to Patrick and all the key and pos ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 2 2010 - 12:56am -

  66. Is wall street like wso?

          Do you think wso discussions accurately reflect the way people think and act about schools, other banks and careers, money, prestige, politics, how important they feel their jobs are relative to other fields, etc in the IB and PE fiel ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2011 - 12:40pm -

  67. Patrick, WSO app?

          Patrick and WSO crew, Have you guys considered an app? I know that I would love it as I find the site is hard to use on a phone.. I feel like the site would convert very well into an app but have know idea what kind of capital it woul ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 1 2012 - 3:47pm -

  68. WSO Event Calendar Live- Happy Hrs Welcome!

    Have a happy hour or a WSO meetup you want to schedule? Throw it up on the WSO Event Calendar to share it with the community. WSO Events This just went live recently- let me know what you guys think. Thanks! Patrick ps- don't forget to get in on your ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2012 - 10:00pm -

  69. Thanks to WSO

    Just wanted to stop and thank the creators of WSO. I know they have a vested interest in the site but they do seem genuinely interested in the community and upkeep. I've followed this site for over 3 years and got hooked on Eddy's posts when he ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 3 2013 - 2:31am -

  70. A HUGE thank you to the WSO community!!!

    Hey guys, i just wanted to come on here and say thank you to everyone who had helped me out along the way to landing a BB SA S&T offer for this summer. (especially derivstrader, monty09, and of course Patrick!). I come from a non-target, so it was qui ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2011 - 9:44pm -

  71. Old members

          just wondering who are the old active members on this board i just realized i've been on this board for 3 years 29 weeks already, such a long time any other 3+ yr members? WSO ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 3 2010 - 6:42am -

  72. Should I call?

          Hi guys, I have an informational interview coming up next week. I was wondering, should I call or do they call me? I don't have her contact information, aside from her e-mail address, but I can ask. Although, I gave her my contac ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2013 - 7:32pm -

  73. To Patrick: WSO Error

          http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/rankings Neanderthal is spelled wrong. Toss me some credits wont ya WSO ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2011 - 11:53am -

  74. Before Raj attacks WSO and Patrick...

          http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/guide/wso-internshi... On the web page for the internship guide, it says: "You've already gotten the internship. Why not spend $9.99 to make sure you can make the most of it? This guide will he ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2011 - 8:32am -

  75. M&I vs WSO Guides

          I checked out both- WSO's new version is more comprehensive that the older version, but M&I is just nuts. M&I has a lot more questions and covers a pretty wide spectrum of materials. So my question is- is WSO not sufficie ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 16 2013 - 1:07pm -

  76. What is 2011 non-finance-related thread of the year?

          Too muscular for the office? 22% (55 votes) Do you know algebra? 3% (8 votes) Need a Job- Will take Anything 4% (10 votes) Random things that piss you off 4% (9 votes) Jedi looking to Lateral into IBanking 20% (50 votes) 48÷2(9+3) =?? ...

    3 comments - silver bananas - Jan 23 2012 - 12:09pm -

  77. WSO Shoutout on NPR

          Today I was driving back to school listening to All Things Considered on NPR, and they were discussing resumes and job searches, and a finance headhunter mentioned Wall Street Oasis as a niche site where he likes to go to find candida ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2009 - 1:21am -

  78. Does Anyone Own any WSO Clothing?

          I have been thinking about buying one of the hooded sweatshirts. There are many benefits I see to buying one: 1) They are actually pretty nice 2) I'm sure you would all agree that you can never have too many sweaters or t-shirts ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2011 - 6:55am -

  79. WSO at Work?

          Do you guys use WSO at work/sign into your login? If so, how do you get around- if at all- the bank being able to track your posts? WSO work compliance ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 16 2011 - 11:49am -

  80. Braces.

          A/S/L- 20/m/moon ^ With the above would you get braces if dentist rec-emended getting them? Time- 4 Months to be on Pros- Straight Teeth Con- Metal mouth, no eating gum:(or Luftwaffey taffey Y/N halp me wso in this time of tribulation ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 28 2011 - 10:06am -

  81. Another WSO success story

    Well boys, I finally made it official today signing an acceptance letter for an analyst position for a MM bank where I will be starting in a couple of weeks. Through one of the users here, I actually found this opportunity and was able to land an intervie ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 5 2010 - 10:31pm -

  82. Camp Owner on Resume

          Can I mention my successful running of a summer camp on my resume? I turned it into the number 1 weightloss infomercial of all time, and my ass did not become wheatgrass. I'm just wondering, because i think it will give recruiter ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2012 - 11:01am -

  83. WSO Magazine Idea

    Dear Monkeys, I had an idea that I emailed Patrick but most likely got filtered to spam and therefore thought I would post it to get some feedback. A WSO monthly magazine for WSO users by WSO users. The idea is that at the beginning of each month a couple ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2010 - 3:04pm -

  84. Thank You for Joining Wall Street Oasis!

        You should be getting 1 e-mail from us shortly... If you don't get it in 5 min., please check your Promotions and spam folder. Make sure to click the link to confirm your e-mail so that you can receive all of our freebies (6 financial mo ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Jan 14 2016 - 5:43pm -

  85. New WSO?

          What's this? WSO ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2011 - 6:23pm -

  86. How do finance professionals see my JD?

        Return to Main FAQ Page This is highly dependant on the firm and industry. To be straightforward a JD will usually not set you up nearly as well as an MBA. If you're applying for a position with an investment bank or private equity firm, ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Mar 14 2016 - 8:28pm -

  87. Any Other Sites Like WSO?

          Hey guys, I was wondering if there are other forums like WSO floating around out there that are of the same caliber as this one (in terms of both content and organization). I've seen some other forums like BankersBall, DealBook ( ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 10 2009 - 4:31pm -

  88. Cheers to WSO

          Just a shout out to everyone on this site for a job well-done. I've only been here a few months, not even, but have learned a few things, been entertained quite a bit, and have had complete strangers address questions and issues ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 22 2010 - 2:48pm -

  89. WSO London Drinks

    Time for some more London drinks- the venue for the last one was a poor choice (my fault) as it was too crowded and people struggled to find each other. That is why this time I'm thinking we go back to the site of the first drinks- The George p ...

    4 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 27 2013 - 5:33am -

  90. Logical WSO update

          Hey guys (but more specifically, Patrick), I think a reasonable addition to the site would be the ability to access our bookmarked threads more easily. Much in the same way we once had to go up to the "my account" section to ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2011 - 8:32pm -

  91. WSO Penny Pumping Ads?

          Please, WSO, don't turn into a penny pumping site. I'd much rather see ads for HBS, Columbia, etc. (see attached screenshot) WSO site penny ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2011 - 12:50pm -

  92. if you think WSO is bad...

          with the trolling/prestige-focused high-schoolers, etc. check out autoadmit.com (law forum): from the front page alone: http://autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1616549&... http://autoadmit.com/thread.php?thread_id=1615863&.. ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2011 - 9:53am -

  93. Search Function Down?

          I was wondering if anyone else was having trouble with the search function? When I've tried recently it's been saying the Apache SOLR is down and to contact the administrator. Just checking to see if this is specific to me o ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2011 - 10:54pm -

  94. We are the 1%

    . Bernankey's blog       Goldman Sachs wall street WSO monkey Analyst Trading Blog ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2011 - 12:47pm -

  95. FAQ: What are the perks of working in finance?

    Return to Main FAQ Page There are a number of perks that come with a job in finance. They do, however, vary greatly from industry to industry and firm to firm. The list below is by no means comprehensive, but to give you a better idea of what the perks ar ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Apr 4 2015 - 5:24pm -

  96. How do finance professionals see my MD, PhD, or other graduate degree?

        Return to Main FAQ Page This is highly dependent on the firm and industry. To be straightforward, a PhD or MD (Doctor of Medicine, not Managing Director) will usually not set you up nearly as well as an MBA for a position in finance. If you&# ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Apr 4 2015 - 5:19pm -

  97. Will the CPA designation add to my resume?

    Return to Main FAQ Page Much like the CFA, the CPA designation will not land you a job. If you do earn the CPA, you can be sure your knowledge of accounting will be extremely useful when starting a career in finance. There is a good chance that this will ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Apr 4 2015 - 5:25pm -

  98. FAQ: How much will I make if I pursue a career in finance?

        Return to Main FAQ Page Money is, without a doubt, one of the biggest motivators for having a career on Wall Street. Every year thousands of college graduates are lured to the industry by promises of hefty paychecks and the possibility of bec ...

    0 comments - silver bananas - Apr 4 2015 - 4:59pm -

  99. No Solicitors

          Remember those little NO SOLICITORS signs that people had on their doors? Maybe that was just a relic of 80's and 90's Chicago, but no matter. Heads up, everyone. Let's pretend there's a little NO SOLICITORS sign o ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2010 - 1:47pm -

  100. Search Feature on WSO?

          Is it just me, or did the Search feature on WSO disappear? WSO search ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 12 2010 - 3:29pm -

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