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0Trill02 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Fifth Third Bank02 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Fifth Third Bank02 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Fifth Third Bank02 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Citigroup02 years 9 months ago
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0Company Interview: Deloitte02 years 9 months ago
0Please Comment on my IB resume!!I will be applying for IB SA positions this fall/winter, and was wondering if you guys could give some feedback. Also, i am a transfer student, so feel free to comment on my top section of this resume as it is different than others, considering I wont have a GPA going into recruiting. Let me know wh...102 years 9 months ago
0Prop Trading or Investment Banking, Which is harder to break into?.........52 years 9 months ago
0Petroleum Engineering > MBA > IBD_______...52 years 9 months ago
0Email Format for Asset Management FirmsCan someone please tell me the email formats for the following firms: Aberdeen Asset Management, Wellington Management, and Calamos Investments?...42 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Raytheon Company02 years 9 months ago
0Weatherly Group? Head hunter?Anyone ever heard of this place? A couple of my friends got an email from them for PE/HF shit. Anyone know anything about them?...32 years 9 months ago
0Series 79 Used Study GuidesI have used Kaplan and Knopman Series 79 Study Guides for SALE. Original Knopman Book Cost = $350 Original Kaplan Book Cost = $300 I will sell BOTH for $100 because they are used and marked up in highlighter. A good deal....32 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: JPMorgan Chase02 years 9 months ago
0GRE/GMAT Adaptive questions One friend of mine took the GRE and scored 165 at quant but a bad score at verb section. He started the test with the verbal section and the continued to the quant. His background is the same as mine. We are attending Mechanical Engineering, a polytechnic uni in Greece which has a very mathem...22 years 9 months ago
0Monetizing OneselfSo lately I have been sitting on what I see as a potential big d!ck swinging deal and idea. The only problem being lack of capital and paranoia in pitching my idea to strangers(vc). How should one go about monetizing himself and pitching his idea via email to certain tech VC´s in Silicon Valley wit...162 years 9 months ago
0Recruiter calling me, what should I expect?I am going to be a junior and definitely interested in going to IBD, an alumni gave me the contact info for a recruiter who recruited him to a BB but now works at a different bank (also BB). I reached out to her just saying I was interested in investment banking and wanted to talk about her BB and h...92 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Ernst and Young02 years 9 months ago
0Applying for a job that requires 2 years work experience when you only had 1I'm pretty sure alot of us have encountered some entry level job openings (associate/assistant) that require you have 2-3 years work experience, while you only have for example a one full year working experience plus 9 months internship. (or maybe less!) Are candidates instantly disqualified if ...52 years 9 months ago
0Inventory Flow If a company sells inventory for $200, how does that affect 3 statements? ...32 years 9 months ago
0Resume Review: Real Estate Major to IB?I graduated last year with a BS in Real Estate Studies but unfortunately it took me until AFTER I graduated to realize my interest in investment banking (mostly M&A, non-RE related). I now regret not majoring in Finance (or Accounting, Economics)...but what can you do. Also working against me, I ...32 years 9 months ago
02nd Round Interview -- ERFirst round interview went pretty well. It took them 3 weeks to finally get back to me and schedule a second round interview. On Friday, I met with two new people and both meetings went very smoothly. Then I had a "writing test' which was a quick and dirty mock case study where I had to write a...82 years 9 months ago
0Your Old SelfOver time, people change What is a character trait that you miss about your old self? ...162 years 9 months ago
0May have gone overboard, what's the next moveI am going to be a junior and looking to go into IBD soon but am desperately trying to get an internship for this fall. I have a rather rigid class schedule so I don't think I'd be able to work for a larger bank so I've been boutique hunting. I found a relatively small (50 or so people) investment g...82 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Kerrisdale Capital Management02 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: PwC PricewaterhouseCoopers02 years 9 months ago
05 Ways Recruiters Are Using Social Media - But Not Like You ThinkFrom MBA Highway....02 years 9 months ago
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0How pigeon-holed would I become by working in Real Estate Investment Banking?So I have an offer for a Real Estate IB Group at a MM bank. I have spent the past year in a "regular" industry group. Although I am interested in Real Estate, I don't know if this is what I want to do for the rest of my life. Just how pigeon-holed will I be by working in REIB? How easy would ...42 years 9 months ago
+1Prime Brokerage Stories: Thank You, Nick LeesonThis is the second in a series called “Prime Brokerage Stories,” real-life experiences from a close family member of mine who has worked in this area of the Street for about 30 years. For a good introduction to what prime brokerage is, I recommend you read the following: http://www.wallstreet...42 years 9 months ago
0Company Review: Scottrade02 years 9 months ago
0Updating Resume After BotiqueI worked at a small boutique firm over the summer where I did a little bit of everything. My title was equity research summer analyst. Pretty much anything that someone around the office needed help with and it was not really structured. Now I am updating my resume and am having a little trouble dec...12 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Bank of America Merrill Lynch02 years 9 months ago
0Best masters in econ? Coming from 2nd tier Canada? My chances? Help!Hello WSO-ers, So here's the run-down: - Final year at a second-tier Canadian school (yeah, so basically a non-target, though still a large fairly well-known university in the group of thirteen). Not ALL hope is lost...I think... - Studying Econ and Poli Sci (yeah.....don't mention it) join...82 years 9 months ago
0Best groups at Citi IBD?I know Citi gets a lot of flak in the media, but it looks like it still has good dealflow. What are the best groups at Citi IBD insofar as dealflow, exit opps, prestige, etc? Thanks!...152 years 9 months ago
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0Any Media Strategy Consulting Firms?Hey guys. Would anyone happen to know of any consulting firms which focus on management/strategy consulting within the media industry; specifically, film? Looking for something like Ironwood Advisory, but preferably in the NYC area. Not looking for top firms, as I am a non-target, but I don't...52 years 9 months ago
0Army National Guard and IB/Corporate FinanceI'm a rising senior at Lehigh University and I'm also in Army ROTC. After I graduate I will receive my commission as a 2LT in the NJ Army National Guard. I was wondering if anyone knows whether or not employers look at the national guard as a negative? I also wasn't able to do an internship this sum...72 years 9 months ago
+1Hi - LSE BSc with odd career (a web developer). Anyone like me?Hi, I just joined WSO, so I just wanted to say 'hi'. I've got my degree from LSE in 200X (early), and I'm working as a web developer for an internet company. Anyone like me? or know someone? just curious 'cos I am the only one in my year. (out of hundreds I've known) Anyway, WSO is like ...132 years 9 months ago
0Whole lotta spam02 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Patron Capital02 years 9 months ago
0Company Review: Patron Capital02 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Patron Capital02 years 9 months ago
0What to apply for Hi guys. I am going into senior year of Uni. I completed an ER internship at a BB over spring and summer. Learned a hell of a lot, but the internship was unofficial, didn't go through HR, was unpaid, etc. It was a great experience, and it was made possible due to good relationship I had with senior ...112 years 9 months ago
0J-Crew Ludlow suitsStarting a SA IBD (Australia) gig in December, and am spending 2013 on exchange in the US. Looking to buy my suits etc (everything I'll need) in the US because I leave the US and start my internship 2 days after I get back to Australia. I've already seen a post on SA clothing, but I'm curious- what ...122 years 9 months ago
0Sample Professional Equity Research ReportSo I wanted to look through an equity research report just to see what kind of things I might be asked about in an ER interview or something I can use as a model to try to make one myself. P.S. I was not a finance undergrad so I am not very heavily experienced in this. When I asked people about t...22 years 9 months ago
+1Get the Updated 2013 Finance Networking Guide Patrick and his team have made some extremely helpful updates to our Finance Networking Guide to help you through all aspects of networking in the finance world. Inside the WSO Finance Networking Guide, you'll get a comprehensive, all-inclusive roadmap for maximizing your networking efforts (and mi...22 years 9 months ago
0Financial and Valuation Modeling Boot Camp (San Francisco)Attended by investment banking, private equity, corporate finance professionals, MBA students, and those in career transitions, Wall Street Prep's popular Boot Camps bridge the gap between academics and the real world, to equip professionals and students with practical financial skills they need on...12 years 9 months ago
0Brain science PhD to econ/litigation consulting?Hi All I'm starting to think about job transitions, and just wanted to get people's advice on my (rather radical?) idea.. My short story: I have a degree in econ (mostly doing micro, stats, econometrics, etc; @ good international uni -- best in country -- well regarded in europe/world), MA...122 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: The Childrens Place02 years 9 months ago
0Where should I volunteer? Finance or more involved?I'm interested in two charities, they're somewhat similar, and I wasn't initially interested in doing it for resume purposes at all, but now something finance related has come up. Which of these would be a better experience to have? A - Organizing and executing fundraising events, probably 2/...22 years 9 months ago
0Elite Private Tutoring in Asia: Is It Worth the Money?NOTE This is simply a personal reflection to a WSJ article. Not particularly pertinent to the finance world, but an interesting revelation I thought I would share. Yesterday, while casually glimpsing through the Wall Street Journal, I found an interesting article that captured my attention on the...52 years 9 months ago
0Quantitative or Qualitative Economics Courses @ Cal?Cal offers regular Economics courses and math intensive Economics courses... which of the two would look best to a Management Consulting firm/prepare me the most for work as a Consultant?...62 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Moelis & Company02 years 9 months ago
0Political Campaign Internship as a FreshmanI'm currently a freshman (rising sophomore) at a school considered a semi-target for IBD and target for S&T. I wasn't able to get a finance related internship for the summer around the area that I am from). I tried cold-calling many boutiques and PWM firms but was either told that they weren't hirin...52 years 9 months ago
0HF's from a BB regional office?Hey all, I was hoping to get some advice on how the recruiting game works for HF's for analysts at regional offices of BB's? I'm a first year in a top group at GS/MS/JPM, but am in a somewhat unappealing geographic area in terms of finance (albeit a great place for just about everything else). ...32 years 9 months ago
0Business consulting in a top economic consulting shopWhat is the work like in the business/strategy consulting area in top econ consulting shops (Analysis Group, CRA, etc.) Can you speak on the projects, clients, exit opps, compensation, prestige. anything and everything....82 years 9 months ago
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0Company Compensation: Rothschild02 years 9 months ago
0KeyBanc Capital MarketsI was curious if anyone can provide some insight on the KeyBanc Capital Markets Rotational Analyst Program. I'm originally from Chicago, but they were only recruiting for the Cleveland (HQ) office. I was curious if anyone can provide information as to opportunities to transfer to their offices in C...62 years 9 months ago
0Job Description TakeThis is a Fortune 500 company in the retail sector... What do you guys think of this? Does this read like a Family Office Analyst position or a middle office administrator? Job Title: Portfolio Analyst Department Description: Charitable XXXXXX Investments provides investment, accounting an...02 years 9 months ago
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0Company Compensation: Barclays Capital02 years 9 months ago
0End of Internship Lunch - any tips?Hello! I'm ending a part-time summer internship soon. What are particular questions you would recommend asking? What do you think he would be able to give the best advice/insight on? What are questions to avoid? Thanks! Any help would be great....12 years 9 months ago
0Can't tell if this is a good ER internship or not?I'm interning in an ER firm, and while I've learned a lot about the industry, generally about how companies are analyzed, etc . . I think IB firms would expect me to have more actual modeling experience. What do you think of what I've been doing? - Finding financials from 10-Ks/Qs and inputti...52 years 9 months ago
0Spinning a PE internship for IB?How would you spin a PE internship for IBD recruiting?...52 years 9 months ago
0Emailing On-Campus HR contact person to put you in touch with analysts for networking purposes?I was wondering, is it acceptable to email the HR contact listed on an OCR Resume Drop post to ask them something like: "Dear so and so, My name is X, i go to school at Y, wanted to know more about analyst program at Z, was wondering if we could set up a time to discuss it/see if you could put...12 years 9 months ago
0The Intelligent Investor02 years 9 months ago
+2Twitter-like Mentions now Live on WSO!So cool new Twitter-like feature we just added. Now when you type @ and someone's username, it notifies them that you mentioned them in a comment or OP. So instead of having to PM or email someone, you can now just quickly call them out like this. Who's in the house?!? @Compbanker @TNA @#163...192 years 9 months ago
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+1Detroit: Should I Buyout Slums?Now, I'm not a real estate guy, nor do I flip properties so I don't have a solid opinion on the matter. But, I had a thought. Is there any use to the abandoned slums in Detroit? Can anyone take advantage of the financial freefall? So, I made a pro/con list on buying up the slums, and I'm looking ...542 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Deutsche Bank02 years 9 months ago
0Thoughts on >4 Years In UndergradI'm curious about what general thoughts and/or stigmas are associated with spending more than 4 years in undergrad. I'm mostly wondering about an extra quarter (or two) instead of an entire 5th year. Not to make any excuses, but being a junior transfer can lead to disadvantages in course scheduli...82 years 9 months ago
0Fall part-time internships?So I am late in the game because I am going to be a junior this year and while I have professional experience none of it really has anything to do with finance (changed to finance a the end of last semster), especially not in any sort of technical sense. Given that I am going to be throwing mysel...92 years 9 months ago
0GPA for economic consulting internship?Does anyone know what the GPA cutoff for economic consulting junior internship is? I'm talking about analysis group, nera, and cornerstone, etc. thanks!...142 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Deloitte02 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Wells Fargo and Company02 years 9 months ago
0How useful is going to a target?Let's say I go to Duke, and I apply for an internship with a firm whose MD is a Fuqua alumni, and I am the only person from Duke to apply for the internship. Does this guarantee me a position, or do hiring managers often turn away people who go to their alma mater in favor of other candidates? ...22 years 9 months ago
0economic consulting internshipHey All, Does anyone know of any econ consulting summer internships which are open for applications? Thanks...22 years 9 months ago
0Other Consulting Websites?Does anyone know any other good websites for consulting information other than WSO and Management Consulted?...42 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Evercore02 years 9 months ago
0Company Compensation: Goldman Sachs02 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Goldman Sachs02 years 9 months ago
0Company Review: Goldman Sachs02 years 9 months ago
0trading hand signalDo traders still use trading hand signals to inform trading strategies? If so, where should I find those information about the signals?...52 years 9 months ago
0Am I networking correctly?This past week I found a lot of alumni on linkedin and sent out requests to connect. Several have accepted. For the ones that accepted, I sent out follow up emails to a few mentioning that I will be in New York in a couple weeks and it would be great if we could meet etc.. Then I said if that doesn'...32 years 9 months ago
0Should I Write The GMAT Knowing It Will Be Void Before I Graduate?My undergrad lasts 6 years, and I plan on working atleast 5 years out of undergrad before getting my MBA, so would it be a good idea to write the GMAT this year knowing that by the time I apply for MBA it wont matter? Kind of like a learning method? I was also planning on writing the GMAT agai...282 years 9 months ago
0Advice on getting a job in Operations please Hi guys, I am a rising senior and I am thinking about applying to Operations in big banks for a graduate role, just wondering what technical knowledge I should start learning and if there're any tips for a successful application? In addition, I am still uncertain about which region I should apply to...82 years 9 months ago
0Mentor Showcase - PE, Trading, and Corp. Dev. (oh my)Have an upcoming interview? Want some advice from someone in your target field? Need some guidance on how to best position yourself for your dream job? Why not sign up for a one hour package through WSO's Wall Street Mentors program? SIGN UP FOR A 1-HOUR MENTOR SESSION On the fence and want...02 years 9 months ago
0Informational Interview Review --- Advice NeededSo, I had an informational phone interview today with an associate at an IB. We talked for about 30 minutes and I thought it went really well. Towards the end, I asked him if he would be willing to direct me towards contacts he has in the industry who I could talk to. He said he did and would al...02 years 9 months ago
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0Help Me Determine Jobs to TargetI'm a senior this year looking for a full-time analyst or consulting position. What "tier" of consulting is a fit for me, and which jobs would be a "reach"? My stats: Academic: -GPA between 3.3 and 3.4 from target school -Major: Engineering Experience: -Business analyst internship this su...22 years 9 months ago
0analyst class rankingwill seniors definitely tell your rank relative to your peers with no uncertainty? also, is this ranking among your overall analyst class, or just among analysts in your industry group?...52 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Bessemer Trust02 years 9 months ago
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0Which bank don't require assessment test Which IB that don't require any assessment/psychometric test in their hiring process? ...22 years 9 months ago
0Does anyone know about this?I have been asked to take a Predictive Index survey by a potential employer and I have no idea what to expect from this or what type of answers are best to be given an interview. Does anyone have any insight into this survey? I could not find anything when I searched WSO and google hasn't been too...62 years 9 months ago
0Company Interview: Piper Jaffray02 years 9 months ago


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