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Chicago WSO Meetup - 2/19/2015 Who: Financial Professionals and College Students of Drinking Age What: WSO Meetup! Where: Sweetwater Tavern, 225 North Michigan Avenue at Water Street (between the River and Grant Park) When: 6:30 PM 2/19/2015 (Thursday) Why: Meet your fellow primates. Also, because Cries has... 3 months 1 week
Chicago WSO Meetup coming up!Who: Finance professionals and college students of drinking age. What: A WSO Meetup Where: Sweetwater Tavern, 225 N Michigan Ave. (Between Grant Park and the River) When: Thurs. Nov 20th, 6:30-8:30 PM Why: Meet your fellow primates. What to do when you get there: Ask the host... 1 week 13 hours
The Midwest MBA SceneMod Note: This post was originally a comment in the discussion "Best Midwest MBA for Value" Kellogg should also be under as serious consideration as Booth, especially if tuition is a factor. Kellogg often gives students credit for courses already taken- it's the only M7 I know of that does this... 7 months 1 week
Personal Finance Part 1: Credit Card Hacking (the...Last week, @"onemanwolfpack" went over some travel hacks and discussed how he uses credit card points and airline miles to get free airfare. Being the frugal guy on WSO, I figured I would follow up with how I save money using rewards credit cards. NOTE: this strategy only works if you pay off... 9 months 1 week
ParagraphsHello, . WSO recently eliminated the use of paragraphs in replies. If I hit return twice, WSO only honors a single *Enter*. I don't get a blank line for easy-to-read paragraphs. . Yes; I am a CS major; I am aware there is a paragraph html tag. People should not have to learn LaTeX or HTML to... 12 months 2 days
WSO SCUBA diving meetup- NYC Area?Hi everyone, I've wanted to get some diving in at Dutch Springs before leaving the NYC area for good and I figured we might be able to find some dive buddies here. If you are certified (at least for Open Water Diving), would anyone be interested in meeting up for some diving at Dutch Springs... 1 year 2 weeks
Columbia EMBAHey folks. One of my old friends from quant analytics at the bank I used to work for is interested in getting an MBA and eventually heading over to a consulting firm. He is having some trouble getting into FT MBA programs due to a really weak undergrad, but he's gotten an in at Columbia EMBA... 1 year 7 months
Site issues- WSO cachingHas anyone else been noticing that your recent posts are getting updated something on the order of once an hour? That if you post in a new thread, it sometimes doesn't show up immediately? That if you view a thread you've posted in, the recent indicator doesn't change? Patrick, can you... 1 year 7 months
A Plea For Common SenseDear Tea Party Congressional Representatives, In 2010, a group of conservative, libertarian and populist voters revolted against a consortium of moderate Democrats and Republicans who had slowly been chipping away at the rights of everyday individuals for roughly twenty five years. They were... 1 year 7 months
Advice for Princeton MFin ApplicantsAll, Over the past two months, I have seen several threads asking for advice on applying to Princeton Bendheim's MFin program, what the school is looking for, and many other questions. People on the forums have pointed to me because I go to school there, and they think I have some clue as to how... 1 year 9 months


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End of elitism[quote="chobani"]Most of the kids from non-targets that got SA offers at BBs just took it on themselves to be elitist and pretend they were god's gift to financial services, even though it was their family connections who got them a middle office role. And like it was said before, a lot of kids... 5 hours 3 min
End of elitismWell at least the denials are getting more sophisticated. Part of who I am is that I enjoy shoving my non-eliteness in the face of a guy who has trolled *relentlessly* about prestige- with thousands of posts about ridiculous resumes, fake emails from HBS pals, MAD SWAGGER, etc. That's not... 5 hours 27 min
End of elitism[quote="MBAGrad2015"]And five years later, you still have a chip on your shoulders. Will you stop bringing up state school engineering programs in every thread that remotely has to do with school? At first it was funny, but now it's getting obnoxious and reeks of state school insecurity. You... 17 hours 39 min
Is computer science necessary?My view is heavily biased towards QR and tech as well. If you want to work in IBD, you just need a few excel macros and VBA- err Java now. 1 day 8 hours
Is computer science necessary?No. Especially if you are at a more elite school or if your family is well-connected. Programming is for the middle class and white collar professionals. I happen to be one of those people but the true elite in nearly every area of finance (including QR) don't really need to code, except... 1 day 12 hours
Acquisitions- Hired to be Fired?[quote="StanCRE"]I don't care where Chicago is in the cycle, I would be very hesitant to invest there, specifically in multfamily. The pension issues are not going to go anywhere. They will have to raise property taxes. That said, my firm recently completed a multifamily deal in chicago.[/quote]... 1 day 12 hours
WSO - What Do You Hate?Rats now I want to edit the above post but can't!! 1 day 18 hours
WSO - What Do You Hate?I am infamous for my editing and re-editing of posts... So why did my edit feature get taken away? 1 day 18 hours
NYC Escorts are Earning over $1K/hr Catering to...That was the escort I hired! 2 days 3 hours
NYC Escorts are Earning over $1K/hr Catering to...I hired an escort once. She had trouble fitting inside of my rusty honda tho. Aside: this thread will not be complete until college students manage to mention the following items on my checklist: -Rolex -Ferrari -Private Jet -HBS -Bottle Service (ideally 1OAK) 2 days 4 hours