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Lease ApplicationI applied for a studio in Lincoln Park this Saturday. Paid the $40 app fee and fist month's rent to the property management company. They said they'd have a decision made soon and would call me in to sign the lease. Yesterday, I left a message and the lady texts (wtf) me back 3 hours later saying... 42 days 7 hours ago
What universities do banks hire from in the UK from Masters courses?Hi all, What universities do banks directly recruit from in the UK? I'm thinking of doing an MBA or Masters. I'm keen to find out what universities investment banks will recruit directly from, MBA or masters students. Will a masters in finance/economics cut it or would I need an MBA to be hi... 42 days 7 hours ago
Analyst position out of UG - 125MM AUM firm in Cali - Exit Opps/Comp?I'm starting to interview with this relatively small and unknown firm in the Bay Area and would love to get your insights on exit opps, comp and lifestyle. Here are the job responsibilities from the posting: -Assist with the sourcing and due diligence process for potential investment opportunit... 02 days 7 hours ago
Former Deloitte and Booz Allen, happy to answer questionsHey everyone, I'm pretty new to the site; found it while researching some questions related to B-School admissions and really enjoyed some of the content. Anyhow, I saw plenty of users looking for more info on management consulting and thought I'd make myself available. I spent two years in Deloi... 292 days 7 hours ago
PE VP Lifestyle and Comp at MF and MMCan anyone shed some light on this? There's a ton of coverage on analysts and associates but what about VPs?... 82 days 8 hours ago
Oil - mean reversion?I know there were a couple threads about oil now but I wanted to hear some thoughts about mean reversion. How many of you believe in this and if you do why? Why you think the shift isn't secular?... 12 days 9 hours ago
Is a boutique banking internship in Asia as a junior summer internship experience a minus factor?I got a boutique internship in Asia. Works that I will do as an intern are very rich. I will be working on a deal and will have modeling experiences. But I was worried that no name value will rather hurt me. How would the US IBs view this? I know this is never as good as any US experience an... 12 days 9 hours ago
Financial and Valuation Modeling Boot Camp -- Chicago, 4/22-4/24Attended 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... 02 days 9 hours ago
Company Compensation: KeyBanc Capital Markets 02 days 9 hours ago
Silicon Valley poised to disrupt Wall streetHello According to Jamie Dimon, Silicon Valley is coming to eat Wall st lunch, and many startups are already competing in the payment sphere and lending areas What do you think guys? Here is the full article. ... 182 days 9 hours ago
Company Compensation: Credit Suisse 02 days 9 hours ago
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ANNOUNCEMENT: New Partnership with Learn Signal (CFA training) We're very happy to announce a new partnership for CFA training company Learn Signal. From Learn Signal: We are focused on providing professional education courses to individuals looking to progress in their career. We believe that this will be achieved by creating engaging content on a platform ... 52 days 11 hours ago
Short-Selling in Emerging MarketsHow do a lot of EM focused hedge funds go about shorting stocks in either the BRICs or some of the other smaller emerging markets? From what I understand there are numerous operational and other hurdles to doing so. Would you be stuck to looking for GDRs listed on European or US exchanges? ... 32 days 12 hours ago
Why is everyone labeling spring insight weeks "spring internships"? Isn't this just lying?Hey WSO help me out - I'm pretty confused. I've started to realize something dumb. It's become pretty common for university kids in EMEA (not sure about US or APAC) to go to short workshop programs and call themselves "spring interns", or "spring analysts" on their resumes. A good number of my f... 52 days 14 hours ago
Asset & Liability Manager vs Execution TraderHi, I'm working for a big Asset Management company as a quantitative analyst on structured products. Today I have opportunity to evolve. I have the choice between: - ALM: calculating the solvability, establishing the objective letter of the Direction (done with the projection of our balance and t... 02 days 14 hours ago
Credit Suisse HOLT Valuation ChallengeRecently got accepted to Credit Suisse's HOLT valuation challenge; however, it has been postponed due to Hurricane Sandy. So, I thought I would take this opportunity to find out more about the competition. Has anyone on here participated in the challenge or will anyone be participating in this y... 112 days 16 hours ago
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Online chances calculator by vocazHey guys, Anyone tried the online MBA chances calculator on vocaz website? I tried it and got a 60, which is a stretch at all the schools I'm considering... very disappointing. Do you think it is credible? do you know a similar tool?... 162 days 17 hours ago
What are my chances of getting into a BB internship abroad from India? And is it too late?Hello everyone, I'm in my final year of bachelors (engineering) at one of the most respected universities in India. I'm looking to land an internship at a BB abroad. I've a 3.5 GPA, was the President of the Enactus chapter of my college, designed components for an actual satellite at the satellite b... 12 days 18 hours ago
Freshman Summer Internship in Dallas Hello fellow monkeys, I am an incoming sophomore in Ross wondering how to get a summer internship (even unpaid) in Dallas, Texas while also possibly taking summer classes. I have looked through many similar posts, but I believe that my situation is different. These are some of my concerns: ... 22 days 19 hours ago
BIG 4 AUDIT, TAX, OR CONSULTING?Hi all, I'm an undergrad hoping to land a big 4 internship for this upcoming winter. My dilemma is that I can't decide between tax or audit. Ultimately my goal is to get into consulting at KPMG however I'm not from a target school therefore the chances are not in my favor. Prior to just recently ... 62 days 19 hours ago
Company Compensation: BlackRock 02 days 19 hours ago
JP Morgan Securities - AM interviewThe only REAL upcoming interview I landed- JP Morgan Securities Asset Management division as an Investment Analyst 1. Has anyone worked as an IA with JP Morgan Asset management? 2. What is the interview process? 3. Is a lateral move from the AM to IB possible? Also, after busting my a$$ net... 42 days 21 hours ago
RBC Banking Structure - Who does the modeling?I know RBC has M&A and lev fin teams, DCM, ECM, and coverage teams. Anyone have insight on if lev fin or coverage teams do modeling and how much? Are there any buyout-shop exit opps for M&A, lev fin, or coverage groups?... 32 days 21 hours ago
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Company Compensation: Deloitte 02 days 22 hours ago
Buying Rental Property Before You Own Your HomeAnybody done this? Thoughts on pros/cons? I'm thinking of buying a single fam home in a lower priced metro (1,000 miles away) and waiting for the social media bubble to pop before I buy in the SF Bay. What is a good return hurdle for rentals? Are the tax benefits better for rental or owner occup... 132 days 23 hours ago
Company Compensation: Manulife Financial 02 days 23 hours ago
Company Interview: Manulife Financial 02 days 23 hours ago
Company Compensation: Avondale Partners 02 days 23 hours ago
Company Interview: Avondale Partners 02 days 23 hours ago
Company Review: Manulife Financial 02 days 23 hours ago
Noble Global Associate Program 2015Just curious if anyone on here has already heard back or are in the midst of interviewing with Noble? Or if anyone has any information on the program itself or the selection process? ... 473 days 3 min ago
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missed the boat?i think i missed the boat and am not sure which options are available to me now. since i have graduated i am not eligible for internships. off-cycle positions want a specific european language or sector banking experience but i do not fit the profile. there are many full time roles open but they... 23 days 47 min ago
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Accenture Summer Internship Reference & Background CheckSo I accepted my offer for Accenture in Cali for a summer internship and the contract says the offer is contingent upon passing a reference and background check including all information provided in my Candidate Profile. Does anybody know when/how this happens? I never listed any references anywh... 103 days 52 min ago
Equity Research Writing Sample - Seeking ReviewersMonkeys, I'm looking for some reviewers to give me opinions on a short, one-page writing sample. Let me know if you can help out, much appreciated if you can. Thanks in advance!... 93 days 1 hour ago
Navigating the Scam Minefielfd For China Job Applicants & Expat Foreign TeachersI clipped this from my CFTU newsletter and although they talk primarily about how teachers are recruited in China, the due diligence advice here is ideal for any career position being sought in China... QUOTE: Indeed China is still offering scores of high-paying career opportunities. But find... 13 days 1 hour ago
Safest Place To Find A China Investment Banking Job?Hong Kong or Shanghai? Which is better and why? I read so many horror stories about employment fraud. Any suggestions from someone who made the journey already?... 53 days 1 hour ago
Another China Scam Warning - CUCAS Study Abroad Fraud - Very Clever!This is one of the most sophisticated con jobs that ever hit my inbox! A Chinese guy who used to work for China's internet agency gives himself an edu.cn domain and look how he gas been scamming over a million dollars a year with it! This guy makes Bernie Madoff look like an amateur! http://chi... 13 days 1 hour ago
Avoiding Identity Theft Scams = Avoiding China Job Recruiters & Visa AgentsThinking about working in China? Try doing it without a visa! Impossible. But if you take the lazy route and let a China visa agent process your visa application, you have a 30% chance of becoming an identity theft victim according to China Scam Patrol which tracks 37 scams, frauds, and schemes tha... 13 days 1 hour ago
Greatest Scams RunningI think there are some scams prospective monkeys should be aware of.. After a recent enlightening conversation with a few colleagues regarding shitty internship scams, I decided to post these scam artists.. Please do not waste your time with the following firms and stay away- Aleutian Capit... 483 days 1 hour ago
Who else is studying for Series 7?Anybody else in the process of studying? My exam date is Jan 15th and currently studying chapter 12 (municipal securities). I have been making a study guide as I go through each chapter, I can post it if anybody's interested. Having trouble staying focused right now though and I really don't want to... 133 days 1 hour ago
Company Compensation: Credit Suisse 03 days 2 hours ago
Company Compensation: KCG Holdings 03 days 2 hours ago
Interviewing-... 43 days 2 hours ago
Networking as a PE associate - what do I do?Hey guys, I am an associate in a reasonably solid and reputable PE fund in London but I don't like sector we are focusing onat all. I want to switch and I have short list of firms I want to (try to) work for. I want to try cold linkedin mailing etc. but I don't want to be awkward and miserable. I... 23 days 3 hours ago
Pros/Cons of Working in a Very Small AM/HF ?Hey all, I may have the opportunity to work as an analyst for a very small asset manager (half a billion AUM). The opportunity sounds amazing in terms of learning their process of top-down analysis. Furthermore the hours are good, and I am willing to accept what it is to pay. The firm is small (a... 43 days 3 hours ago
How to politely renege an internship offerAs the title states, I need help formatting an e-mail to renege my SA offer. I have accepted another offer with a different company and I need y'alls help on what exactly to write in my e-mail and what not to. What should my title be? How do I go about formatting my e-mail? ... 43 days 3 hours ago
Consulting - Lower MM PE - MBAHi monkeys, Just now got this lower MM PE (~200M AUM) offer with a decent package (roughly double my current number). So come here to ask you guys for advices. Background: Top Econ undergrad, 1.5 years at Tier 2 consulting firm (LEK, Parthenon, Booz) Goal: Planning to apply for MBA next y... 63 days 4 hours ago
Company Interview: Credit Agricole 03 days 4 hours ago
Ben Bernanke to Join Citadel as AdviserThe revolving door between the Washington and Wall Street has existed for quite some time. Funds are willing to pay top dollar for professionals who can better help them understand and navigate through the uncertain economic environment. [quote]Mr. Bernanke will become a senior adviser to the Ci... 93 days 4 hours ago
Company Compensation: McKinsey and Co 03 days 4 hours ago
Commercial Banking Internship Interview Hi everyone ! I have an interview coming up at Capital One for their Commercial Banking Summer Analyst internship. Any suggestions on what kind of questions I can expect during the interviews?... 03 days 4 hours ago
New here. Need guidance on which path to take (s&t)Hi I'm interested in going into sales, especially the sales aspect of S&T. I've looked around and it seems a career in sales (i.e selling mutual funds) is actually different than the sales role in S&T. How does Institutional Sales fit into all this? Can anyone give me more info?... 03 days 4 hours ago
Oliver Wyman Networking/IntroductionsExperienced hire in technology/strategy, really interested in OW SITO. Though, I know folks in MBB and Big 4, my connections in OW are sparse. I am really looking to network at this stage. So if there is anyone here from OW or can provide introductions (doesn't have to be SITO), I would really appre... 23 days 5 hours ago
MSF Question and AnswerI get a ton of emails and answer a ton of posts asking similar questions so I thought I would answer the most common ones I get here and allow others to post their questions so everyone can see them and the subsequent answers. Hope this helps. Summer Analyst Eligibility • The SA position is re... 1913 days 5 hours ago
Oil & Gas / Utility Operations to ER, Project Finance, or IBD???Good Afternoon, I studied as a Finance major at a non-target, had few decent job prospects upon graduation, and unconventionally proceeded to become a Power Engineer / Field Operator in the Oil & Gas and Utilities sectors. I expect to be a 2nd Class Power Engineer with the operational responsi... 23 days 5 hours ago
Company Interview: Jane Street Capital 03 days 5 hours ago
Company Interview: JPMorgan Chase 03 days 5 hours ago
Hedge Fund Prep Pack?!Fellow Primates, So now that we have an IB Prep Package to prepare for interviews that is kick-ass and we are in the midst of producing the best ever interview prep package for Private Equity, I wanted to start a search for a Hedge Fund Prep Package author. The current guide we have is more of ... 43 days 5 hours ago
WBS vs IE Business SchoolHello! I am in a bit of dilemma here. I have offers for MSc Finance from Warwick Business School and IE Business School. Even though IE is a better ranked school, Warwick, on the face of it, seems to have an advantage in terms of placement, given it's proximity to London. I can't validate that bu... 83 days 5 hours ago
Company Interview: JPMorgan Chase 03 days 5 hours ago
University of Cologne / Uni zu Köln for iBanking?I'm an American looking at bachelor's European degrees to try to go to a highly reputable masters degree in London. I'm looking at RSM, Cass, and a few others. I heard Rotterdam was not the best city and I have read that Köln/ koeln/Cologne is a nice city. There is universität zu köln, but really... 13 days 5 hours ago
Prospects of agricultural and soft commoditieswhat's the prospects of ags and softs traders compared to the oil, lng or gold guys? is it underrrated at the moment? those in this field please share! thanks... 73 days 5 hours ago
Surprise Interview: Associate, Investment Banking Diversified Group - RBC Capital MarketsHey Guys, Got a surprise call to come in for an interview for the Associate position at RBC. Anyone have any experience with them? Interviews? Can someone elaborate as what the Diversified Group covers? Where can I find RBC's recent deals? Thanks in advane!... 53 days 5 hours ago
Silver Bananas for anyone who reviews my resume!Sophomore with IB experience looking for further IB internships. Any and all criticism is welcomed and will be rewarded! Thank you very much in advance! Since WSO is not working properly at the moment, I have uploaded the resume elsewhere: http://www.pdf-archive.com/2015/04/15/henry-kissinger-ws... 53 days 5 hours ago
Wall St. Mens' clothing and suit brands?What clothing/suit brands are the "most respected/admired" in WS..I may get a intern at an hedge fund (not 100% sure), so i wanna impress..(i know that what you wear/drive isnt the key thing, but still...) I would like to hear you opinion on these brands..You can also talk about other good brands... 153 days 6 hours ago

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