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Goldman Sachs meets TinderThe GSElevator twitter account posted a link to this video/short film and I thought it was pretty hilarious. Kinda drags on a bit but the first 5 minutes are gold. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7vBbIo31z0 1 year 9 months
How to best leverage my last undergrad semester?Hi all, I have one semester of undergrad left at a semi-target and am trying to maximize my chances of getting into a top ten (five?) MBA program after two years of work in Equity Research at a Bulge Bracket firm. There's a chance I might go the CFA route, but for now I want to keep my options... 2 years 1 month
2013 II Rankings Outhttp://www.institutionalinvestor.com/Research/4556/Overview.html JPM on top once again. Surprised to see Barclays slip down to 4th. What are your guys thoughts? Also curious if these rankings actually matter. As a new hire I often hear about them but I'm not sure if people actually care. 2 years 4 months
Will light senior year courseload hurt MBA...Hi All, Having accepted my full-time offer at a BB, will taking the minimum required credits and a bunch of easy classes hurt my chances at getting into a top-tier MBA down the road? I want to be more involved in my extra-curriculars, have free time for reading, and maintain my high GPA, so I... 2 years 5 months
gs vs cs vs ms vs barclays urgent. 1 month 1 day
Explaining Why I don't Want to do BankingSo I'm having a discussion with some representatives with the IBD of a BB this week. The problem is I've only applied to the bank's research internship program and have no intention of applying to IBD. Any ideas how I can make this a positive recruiting experience while also explaining to them... 3 years 2 months
Networking DifficultiesHey all, So I'm trying to land an equity research internship next summer at a BB. I've successfully networked with two so far and am looking to connect with J.P. Morgan. The problem is that they aren't recruiting on-campus and their is no one in the alumni database that works in research. So... 3 years 2 months
AP Test Scores GS AppHey everyone, I apologize if this question is trivial, but I'm curious to hear your opinions. I'm about to submit my GS SA application and there is a section for "Pre-University" Examinations. I'm listing my ACT score, but would it look bad if I left out my AP scores? They aren't terrible,... 3 years 2 months

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The longer I'm in finance, the more I realize how...The longer I'm in finance, the more I realize how boring and pathetic 80-100 work weeks are. The money ain't worth it kid - get out while you can. 3 months 3 weeks
Thanks for the detailed response - really...Thanks for the detailed response - really interesting to hear your perspective. I wish I could get by on your sleep schedule, but alas I cannot and don't think I can be the superhuman that you are. Maybe it's just that I don't find finance interesting enough, but I have this deep passion for... 3 months 4 weeks
How does wanting free time to read and exercise...How does wanting free time to read and exercise make one "self-absorbed"? I'm a little confused by the second half of your comment but I honestly see nothing wrong with those desires - in fact I'm beginning to feel that life is too short to make working in finance a rational decision. 3 months 4 weeks
While I admire what you do for your family, are...While I admire what you do for your family, are you happy? Personally I need free time to read and exercise in order to feel fulfilled (I barely get that now as an analyst w/o a family). What motivates you? 4 months 4 days
Three words: work / life balance.Three words: work / life balance. 6 months 5 days
Margin of SafetyMargin of Safety 7 months 2 weeks
Commentary at the end is pretty sad tbh. There's...Commentary at the end is pretty sad tbh. There's so much more to life 9 months 2 weeks
Great post. Nassim Taleb has written some...Great post. Nassim Taleb has written some interesting stuff on this. 10 months 2 days
Anaconda: Get 3-5 suits in navy, grey, or...[quote=Anaconda]Get 3-5 suits in navy, grey, or charcoal from department or outlet stores. While you're at it, pick up like 7-10 slacks of those same colors. Others will tell you to have your suits tailored but tailored suits can cost $1500+ and requires you finding a trustworthy tailor to begin... 10 months 1 week
Must be an MBA-level associateMust be an MBA-level associate 1 year 2 weeks
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