WSO Success Stories
- Off The Beaten Path: Commercial Banking to Private Equity (The Non-Traditional Route)
Hey everyone. The ink has just barely dried on my accepted offer to join a boutique private equity firm as an analyst, but I think now is a better time than any to tell you how I made the jump to private equity from a VERY non-target background. ...
Forum topic - LeveragedTiger - Jan 25 2015 - 2:00pm - 19 comments
- Non-Target Freshman to Hedge Fund Internship
Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 5/29/14 and ranks #36 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. I’ve been reading WSO for a while but ...
Forum topic - HedgeFundHopeful94 - Jan 2 2015 - 1:26pm - 53 comments
- A Story of Persistence: If I Can Make It, You Can Too
Rewind back to October 2011. I was a Senior at a fairly prestigious state school, but it was a non-target university. I was graduating with a major in History, and I believed I wanted to go to Law School eventually. My father and mother both went to Law ...
Forum topic - madmoney15 - Dec 23 2014 - 5:13pm - 28 comments
- Can a Non Target land a IB SA? With hard work and persistence it definitely is
Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 2/20/14 and ranks #21 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. I just received an IB SA offer this ...
Forum topic - upod01 - Dec 21 2014 - 1:00am - 44 comments
- Sincere thank you to the WSO Community
Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 7/7/14 and ranks #16 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. Fellow Monkeys, this is my story of ...
Forum topic - henchman - Dec 22 2014 - 11:00am - 57 comments
- The Non-Target Who Didn't Take No For An Answer
Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 1/25/14 and ranks #19 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. Hey all, As I sit here and prepare to ...
Forum topic - km190 - Dec 18 2014 - 5:31pm - 73 comments
- Non-target--> FT Off-Cycle IBD Analyst
So I have been around here for about a year and half now, and have to say thank you to the community. Really learned a lot and got my foot in door based on the advice on these forums. Now for my story, I attended a large (20,000+ students) non-target ...
Forum topic - Creamofthecrop - Dec 12 2014 - 11:00am - 36 comments
- Rescinded Return Offer To FT IBD: The Importance of Perfect Preparation
Dear Fellow Monkeys, (Disclaimer: Long time lurker, first time poster) I recently accepted an EB offer in London and thought I should contribute something here on WSO given the help and advice I have received from others. I feel my story is a little ...
Forum topic - CitySlicker - Dec 28 2014 - 5:00am - 6 comments
- From CB to IB
I am new to posting in the WSO forums, but extremely excited about an opportunity that I just received, so decided I had to share my experience. ...
Forum topic - ibp - Nov 29 2014 - 1:30am - 13 comments
- What I Learned From Both Getting Dream Job And Then Dumped In One Day
Alright Monkeys, So I've been a long time user of this site and have wanted to give back for a while- so here goes. Today during my painfully boring Econometrics class I received a call from a BB 's HR telling me I had been officially extended an ...
Forum topic - KalosKA - Nov 9 2014 - 5:00pm - 35 comments