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Background: 3.5, state school, 720, 2 years audit...Background: 3.5, state school, 720, 2 years audit, 2 years IM, white/asian Overall, I am not sure whether I would have gotten in without the consultants so I am glad I used them. I guess you could say I paid for the comfort knowing I did everything I could to present the best application And if... 8 months 4 weeks
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I used two - a large shop and a small shop. The...I used two - a large shop and a small shop. The large was SBC, the small I'll PM if interested. I will be attending an M7 this fall. Willing to elaborate on the entire process as the experience was completely different using a large firm vs. a small firm. Post more about your background and I'll... 8 months 4 weeks
Mps721: Have you worked with anybody who has...[quote=Mps721]Have you worked with anybody who has majored in some type of engineering but now working in finance?[/quote] No one in audit has an engineering degree - that would be an absolute waste seeing as how the average beginning engineering salary is significantly higher than an audit... 2 years 10 months
scgrad: Thanks for all of the great info. I am...[quote=scgrad]Thanks for all of the great info. I am in the process of transferring from audit to either the FDD (Financial Due Diligence) or the CMAAS (Capital Market Accounting and Advisory Services) groups within the TS practice of the Big 4 Firm I am with. What kinds of exit opps have you... 2 years 10 months
Thank you for the input LevFin GS. Much...Thank you for the input LevFin GS. Much appreciated as I did not work in valuation. Added several comments to your post below. [quote=LevFinGS]I left Big 4 Valuation after 2 years, and just want to highlight that a very large majority of people in BVAL would love to exit to "high finance" and... 2 years 10 months
n1cktm: itsinthebag: Yes, after IBD/Consulting...[quote=n1cktm][quote=itsinthebag] Yes, after IBD/Consulting, Big 4 on your resume is the best option.[/quote] Just to confirm, this was in relation to a junior year internship or for FT? I thought having Big 4 on your resume is essentially being branded as an accountant which makes it really... 2 years 10 months
greatlakes77: Ruskii: How did you go about...[quote=greatlakes77][quote=Ruskii]How did you go about scheduling interviews and job hunting while working? Were you able to schedule most before/after work or did you have to great creative about absences. Any additional thoughts would be good! Thanks for the insights![/quote] Would like to... 2 years 10 months
n1cktm: What is the typical pay range for staff...[quote=n1cktm]What is the typical pay range for staff, senior, and manager. What is the typical % increase each year?[/quote] Varies based on your region and whether or not you have an advanced degree. % increase varies based on your region, individual performance and firm's overall performance... 2 years 10 months
itsinthebag: greatlakes77: #1 - correct, TAS...[quote=itsinthebag][quote=greatlakes77] #1 - correct, TAS is essentially a glorified audit position, but you are closer to the transaction process and begin to develop financial skills, which are both relevant skills necessary to make the leap to IBD. Business valuation is a different type of... 2 years 10 months
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