| Best interview advice I ever receivedThis idea was discussed within a comment thread a couple month ago but I thought it deserved its own thread just because of how awesome it is.
I wanted to share with you guys a tip that is virtually guaranteed to improve your interviews.
Here's what you do:
1. Arrive at interview location...|| 5 months 2 weeks|
| Answer "walk thru dcf" question1. Project revenues over the forecast period
2. Make margin assumptions to project expenses and drill down to EBIT
3. Tax effect EBIT
4. Add back Depreciation, Amort.
5. Subtract Capex
6. Adjust for changes in working capital
7. Discount to Present Value
8. Find terminal value using multiple...|| 5 years 1 month|
| Target school?http://www.nytimes.com/2010/09/30/opinion/30kahlenberg.html
As I've said numerous times on this board, the main characteristic that ivy league students share is that their parents are rich. Has virtually nothing to do with aptitude, as you can find similar caliber of students at almost any top...|| 5 years 2 months|
| Synthetic CDOsIt's important to understand what was at the center of the whole global financial meltdown. Synthetic CDOs created from cash-settled CDS. Anytime someone tries to tell you that poor people who all of a sudden found banks willing to loan them money for housing caused the crisis, simply laugh in...|| 5 years 7 months|
| Biggest misconceptions about bankingSomewhat out of season here, but perhaps it's best to address these things early. Every time I appear at a networking event ready to meet young men and women who are interested in banking, I'm astonished by how little they seem to know about the actual operation of the business. More accurately,...|| 5 years 8 months|
| No SolicitorsRemember those little NO SOLICITORS signs that people had on their doors? Maybe that was just a relic of 80's and 90's Chicago, but no matter. Heads up, everyone. Let's pretend there's a little NO SOLICITORS sign on this website. That means that there are no stupid posts about "8 great ways to...|| 5 years 9 months|
| "Good ideas"Any time I see a post with a title "Is this a good idea" or something like that, I unconsciously give the contents of the post about a 5% chance of actually being a good idea.
"Is it a good idea to send a singing telegram to a contact I only met once at a networking event? Home or office?"...|| 5 years 10 months|