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Switching to IB associate role from another front...Will be coming in as a senior analyst (lateral hire) at a top 10 bank in a non IB front office role (corp banking, s&t, cm), but was wondering if it's possible to enter an IB associate program in the same bank without having done an MBA? Has anyone seen this happen before? 5 months 2 weeks
Preferred suburbia with easy commute to NYC?Since most of us will be working in the city for quite a long while, where would you prefer to settle when it comes time to buy a house and/or raise a family? I was thinking somewhere either in Nassau County (Long Island), West Chester County, across the Hudson in NJ, or even CT. Which would you... 2 years 8 months
Asset Management vs. Equity ResearchIf the ultimate goal is to be a PM, which path should one take when starting right out of undergrad? Post MBA? What are the differences in their career progression? And how do the tasks differ as an entry level employee? 2 years 9 months
Tear my resume apart!About to wrap up my summer internship and just updated my resume, please feel free to criticize and give advice! And yes my gpa sucks ass right now due to horrible last couple of semesters and there's nothing I can do about it in time for fall recruiting. http://www.razume.com/documents/27049... 3 years 5 months

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Not at a BB but a top 10 (RBC/WF), they gave us a...Not at a BB but a top 10 (RBC/WF), they gave us a laptop which we can access share drives via VPN. When in the office the laptop is connected via a docking port so we can use 2 monitors and external keyboard and mouse. 3 days 8 hours
Same base as IB (85/90/95), bonuses vary but at...Same base as IB (85/90/95), bonuses vary but at my bank it ranged from 50-70k (analyst 1-3). 2 weeks 5 days
It's basically their corporate banking division....It's basically their corporate banking division. Some banks have it under their IBD umbrella, others break it out as its own division. I interviewed with them a few months back. PM for more details. 2 weeks 5 days
First job out of college and still living at home...First job out of college and still living at home, commute was 1 hr, 5 mins (bus, subway, walk). Eventually moved to my own place and the commute became a 10 min walk. Now with a new job, it's 40 mins door to door with walking and subway. God I hate MTA. 3 weeks 5 days
Have a no-work Saturday policy at my bank, but it...Have a no-work Saturday policy at my bank, but it doesn't seem enforced, i.e. you definitely have to work if it's a live deal. 1 month 2 weeks
On the same boat, have a 4 month old and a...On the same boat, have a 4 month old and a working wife. We're currently living in midtown east in a 1br walk-up, but looking to move to Long Island City in Queens next spring once our lease is up. A lot of newly developed apartment buildings in that area and only a couple stops away from Grand... 1 month 2 weeks
Going through the same situation right now,...Going through the same situation right now, subbed to this thread for more replies. I'm pretty much in the same boat as Sil's friends who left banking early on, granted I'm in my 3rd year in Corp Banking. But at the moment not giving a fuck whether I make associate or not, I just want to leave... 1 month 3 weeks
Chase sapphire preferred and Amex SPG user here,...Chase sapphire preferred and Amex SPG user here, both awesome cards. Have used points earned to get airline tickets and hotel stays. No international fee on the Chase card as well. 12 months 23 hours
Curious too, because I'm currently a 2nd year CB...Curious too, because I'm currently a 2nd year CB analyst looking to lateral to IB. 1 year 4 days
On the same boat, interested as well.On the same boat, interested as well. 1 year 6 months
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