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Should you cheat?Editor's note: SAT scores for all of South Korea have been invalidated because of rampant cheating. Many students are leaving the country to still take the test. More here: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323744604578472313648304172.html Editor's note 2: SB to anyone that can... 2 years 2 months
How to Develop a PersonalityI used to work with a guy that had everything on the surface, but absolutely nothing inside. The guy was 6 feet tall, good-looking, charismatic, multi-lingual, graduated from a top business school, and had made MD at a bulge bracket investment bank. Yet he couldn’t remember the last time he had a... 2 years 2 months
Working at Startup =/= Saving the world. 2 years 2 months
Giving it All Up: From Med School to TraderHey all, I’m new to this board, and figured I’d introduce myself by conducting an interview that might be useful for those on the fence about their career. I’m here today with a friend of mine who gave up everything to shoot for finance. My friend, who wishes to remain anonymous, graduated at... 2 years 2 months
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I hail from the States but have lived all around...I hail from the States but have lived all around the world. Travel certainly makes one more interesting and intellectually versatile. On a more practical, pragmatic, "what can you do for me" note, here is what I would say if I was trying to market myself to a discerning employer: 1)... 1 year 1 month
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SirTradesaLot: Having a job offer in hand...[quote=SirTradesaLot]Having a job offer in hand before your senior year starts is the closest to a license to kill that you will have for the rest of your life. Think about that for a minute. That you're doing so with the place that was really your first place choice is really just gravy. I... 1 year 11 months
holla_back: Kato: mgotrade: America's...[quote=holla_back] Kato: mgotrade: America's educational system does children and young adults a disservice by perpetuating unrealistic expectations. It also oversells the college degree by undervaluing careers that don't require them. If the economy is the sum of all goods and services... 2 years 2 months
mgotrade: America's educational system does...[quote=mgotrade]America's educational system does children and young adults a disservice by perpetuating unrealistic expectations. It also oversells the college degree by undervaluing careers that don't require them. If the economy is the sum of all goods and services traded amongst people in a... 2 years 2 months
I see value in WSO for a couple of reasons: 1) It...I see value in WSO for a couple of reasons: 1) It provides an alternative discourse to college. This is huge. You can get a second perspective on things (and a free one at that). I think if you come here with an open mind and listen to what some of the wiser users have said, you'll have... 2 years 2 months
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Alamanach: MindOverMonkey: you can't cheat...[quote=Alamanach] MindOverMonkey: you can't cheat your way into success. You can't start a successful company through cheating, can't perform like a BSD at a job by cheating and I would love for someone to try to cheat the market. Tell me how that goes. I think this pretty much nails it. The... 2 years 2 months
VanGalen: Wouldn't finishing medical school and...[quote=VanGalen]Wouldn't finishing medical school and pursuing a short residency with plenty of time off post-residency better position yourself to become wealthy? You could earn 200-250K from your work which you could then invest. If you found that you suck as a businessman you could fallback on... 2 years 2 months
machkatea: DBCooper: The foreign students at...[quote=machkatea] DBCooper: The foreign students at my school (mostly Korean) were expert cheats. Did you go to UC Berkeley by any chance? 99% of the Koreans cheat in classes without getting caught and it's fucking disgusting. Many of the "professional" fraternities at Cal have rampant... 2 years 2 months