WSO Success Stories
- Accepted an Offer!- How non-targets can "make it"
Hey everyone, (Edit: Got a number of PMs here- Added my responses below the rest of the post) I recently accepted a BB offer, am from a non-target, and thought I should contribute something here on WSO given the help and advice I have received from others. ...
Forum topic - Forrest - Sep 29 2014 - 11:00am - 12 comments
- Used B-School to Move From Back Office to IBD Associate at 25
I'm using a throwaway, but I've been on WSO for the last three years trying to move from a F500 back-office job Into M&A. I'm 25 and just landed an Associate gig at an elite boutique in M&A. I figured I would outline my story, and ...
Forum topic - Throwaway2011 - Sep 16 2014 - 7:00pm - 27 comments
- Thank You Everyone
I have been a member of this site for over 5 years, ever since I was in high school. I asked people on this forum for advice about where to go to college, where to intern, how to prepare for interviews, etc. and even though I didn't get an SA gig, two ...
Forum topic - energycox12 - Sep 22 2014 - 2:03am - 5 comments
- Career change to execution trader success story
Here is my success story. I got into this business later in life, in my thirties. I have no graduate degree, no CFA, nothing. My undergrad degree was an unrelated major with a weak GPA. I am a Trader at a Hedge Fund. I started in the back office, and ...
Forum topic - Sandy Chamois - Sep 30 2014 - 5:11pm
- From Back Office to Corporate Development
Hello, I know there are a bunch of people in my position so I'd like to share my story. When I graduated, I really had no idea what I wanted to do (wasn't aware of what I-Banking/M&A ect really was). So I decided to take a back office job at ...
Forum topic - BankerC159 - Sep 26 2014 - 2:11pm
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Forum topic - Luckyy - Aug 22 2014 - 7:13pm - 39 comments
- Is something bad going to happen to me if I won’t share knowledge? Or Why is sharing knowledge with others good thing to do?
I don’t try to argue like sharing knowledge with others is waste of time, but I really need to encourage myself and to be nice for sharing good information or knowledge and understand positive effect of this action. ...
Forum topic - [email protected] - Aug 31 2014 - 8:41am
- Sincere thank you to the WSO Community
Fellow Monkeys, this is my story of triumph, success, and most importantly, humility. It may be long, so if you want a quick “tl;dr” synopsis, scroll to the bottom. This is a long, but incredibly sincere thank you to Wall Street Oasis and more importantly ...
Forum topic - henchman - Jul 11 2014 - 2:00pm - 53 comments
- Got a corporate finance job, is that out of bounds here?
It's a financial analyst/business analyst position at a large corporation's finance department. It doesn't deal with capital markets, so I wasn't sure if I should post here. ...
Forum topic - fc200v - Aug 5 2014 - 6:31pm - 2 comments