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Breaking News: New Alexey Vayner?The new Aleksey Vayner has just hit Wall Street. I don't know how to upload files nor have the time to do so but there is an applicant from the University of Florida who recently applied to Goldman Sachs. Typical story right? Unfortunately his resume and cover letter were so unique that this... 69 3 years 9 months
Why do I have silver bananas?For some reason I got an email from Patrick about "silver bananas". I don't care for any of it but supposedly it is suspicious. This is quite ridiculous since I could give a rat's ass about virtual "bananas". I assume from reading my past posts that some retard is following me around and giving me... 13 6 years 3 months
Large banks exit TARP (BoA, C, WFC)Who else called this? Its quite easy to understand that if one goes, the others follow, but I didn't expect something this soon (within hours) from Citi and WFC. Were you guys surprised by the news? Seems like you'll see alot more growth potential and freedom with respects to BoA/C/WF. A trader... 5 6 years 4 months
Nautic PartnersHow is this PE firm? Their website is here: http://www.nauticpartners.com/ Any info is appreciated. It seems to be either a 1.5-2.5 billion AUM sized firm, I was wondering if this was a good firm to interview for? Obviously not KKR or a megafund but none of my coworkers are seeing that kind of... 4 6 years 5 months
Bankers looking down on each otherFor those in the business, do you guys ever judge other bankers based on their groups? I was out with some friends today and met some other bankers. The first thing asked is "where do you work" followed by "what group". So we exchanged info and as I'm walking away one of my friends starts... 35 6 years 5 months
Chances for Top PE firm?3.5 GPA from Top Private, 3.9 Major GPA (Finance) Lower BB/Big Bank (UBS, BoA, Wells, Etc.) Group: Top feeder, good reputation within bank (M... 15 6 years 6 months
Worst/Best Names for Banks?Not sure if this should go in this forum since its about investment banks, or the monkeying around one. Oh well. What do you guys think are some bad names for banks? Hopefully this can be a more fun thread rather than flaming and arguing as we are not discussing reputation or deal flow. For... 110 6 years 6 months
How much does it matter which Bank you're at?Before this board, I've always assumed to go for the big name banks (BB's) and I believe most college juniors/seniors do the same, afterall its the names they know. But for Investment Banking in our current market, how much does the bank reputation matter between: Bulge Brackets, Top MM's and Elite... 26 6 years 6 months
Best Threads on WSO?So I'm browsing the Fame forum and there are only around 10 or so threads. I'm sure there have been past hilarious threads (such as with blumie and London). Can we list links of past hilarious and epic threads here? 3 6 years 6 months

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1. Corp strat is for people that couldn't make it...1. Corp strat is for people that couldn't make it into MBB or Banking 2. There is no such thing as a top 5 consulting firm, there's MBB and then there's the rest 3. By process of elimination of 1 and 2, you should do banking Exit ops: Banking >= MBB > corp strat > other consulting 36 2 months 4 weeks
IBD no brainer.IBD no brainer. 137 4 months 4 weeks
Senorita: So rather than read the posts you will...Senorita: So rather than read the posts you will assume every exit op topic is some "Princeton grad from GS". Gotcha, makes sense. You should go post in the Piper Jaffray threads, give them some false hope too perhaps? 137 4 months 4 weeks
Congrats on affirmative action? I will surely cry...Congrats on affirmative action? I will surely cry myself to sleep at your dominance, especially among the latino women in the world. I've already pm'd the answer to several who have asked but they usually progress within the bank (within capital markets) and/or go to MBA school or exit the... 137 4 months 4 weeks
^Well then it would be perfect considering that...^Well then it would be perfect considering that the op is considering capital markets at "BAML, UBS, CS". I happen to work at one of those banks and I know quite a few capital markets people. So yes, this is MY VIEW and it is quite accurate given the context. They do have around 0 exit ops.... 137 4 months 4 weeks
Ignore bracelet. Rofl at him including Macqurie...Ignore bracelet. Rofl at him including Macqurie in there, he probably works there. Macq is a piece of crap (excuse my language) to the "elite boutiques" listed. The only 'no-brainer' is the fact that this kid is a complete retard. Second of all, Advisory is right. Pick MM IBD over BB capital... 137 4 months 4 weeks
^ "However, nothing that I've said here really...^ "However, nothing that I've said here really applies to non-MBB. I don't know enough about those other firms." -Exactly. Pretty much summarizes it. Also lol @ Accenture going to top pe and hedge funds. Cheese you really crack me up. "Top 10-15 consulting" loool I can't even name 10... 184 5 months 3 weeks
Yes, IB.Yes, IB. 184 5 months 3 weeks
I have a few friends at Accenture and Hamilton...I have a few friends at Accenture and Hamilton who absolutely HATE IT. Its very boring work (popping in CD's) and almost no originality. Lots of paper pushing and remedial work/transactional work. Also you can very easily switch into consulting later on coming out of banking so why not do that... 184 5 months 3 weeks
Is this for ugrad or MBA? For Ugrad its MBB....Is this for ugrad or MBA? For Ugrad its MBB. After that is the second tier of Deloitte, Booz, Accenture, Monitor. Booz Hamilton is ugrad and pays 50-55k and is really unprestigious compared to Hamilton. If you don't get MBB I would say don't bother with consulting. 184 5 months 3 weeks
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