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Career changer - MBAHi guys, I'll be looking to go to B-School next fall and I'm a career changer (F500) looking to get into IBD (Boutiques, mostly). I live and work in Europe and I'd like to stay here after I get my MBA. I've heard great things about INSEAD's program but it's placement in Finance seems pretty... 2 months 1 week
St. Gallen MBAHi guys, Currently looking into MBAs and still deciding on whether it's a move I'd like to make. I'd like to continue working in a German-speaking country and from what I've seen St. Gallen seems to be the best option for that. However, I was unable to find much information on the MBA at HSG and... 1 year 1 month
Careers in TrustNot 100% sure which forum this goes under but I couldn't find much information on the forums about careers in Trust. It seems like a pretty good lifestyle in terms of hours and the type of work you do (working with family businesses) and helping manage family trusts. But anyone have any concrete... 1 year 6 months
IMDHi guys, So there's been a lot of talk about other European schools but very little on IMD. It was ranked 19th this year by the FT and seems to have a solid reputation within Europe. I'd be interested to know what you all think about this School. From what I've seen, it has a low presence in... 1 year 11 months
Alternative routes for Commodity TradingHey guys, So I'm trying to do research for a family member of mine who's in College at the moment and quite interested in Commodity Trading. His parents asked me to help out (as I work in Finance) and see what the best way for breaking into Commodity Trading would be. Now, I know that some... 2 years 5 months
Ex-Nomura banker turned Sex guruThought you guys might find this interesting: http://news.efinancialcareers.com/uk-en/133061/the-investment-banker-turned-sex-guru/ 2 years 7 months
RFP position at Hedge FundHey guys, Got an interview coming up for an RFP position at a leading hedge fund. I come from a PB/PWM background working on the relationship side so would appreciate some assistance on how I should prepare for this? Thanks. 2 years 7 months
B-School and age.Hey guys, So, I'm from Europe and looking to go into a top MBA programme (either US or Europe, but ideally the latter). My background is in family business and PB but currently looking at opportunities in Consulting as I want to keep my options open. I know that age isn't much of an issue... 2 years 8 months
Atos Origin / Cap GeminiHi guys, Wanted a quick take on these two. Good exit opps down the line? I know Cap Gemini is a solid player, but Atos Origin only recently made it 'big' after the Olympics and their handling of its tech delivery. 2 years 8 months
IBD Associates from non-banking backgrounds.So, I've been reading a few articles about how to break in to IBD as an Associate from non-Banking backgrounds. How common is this and what backgrounds do people traditionally come from? I would assume that Accounting / Audit would be one's best bet? 2 years 8 months

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Do something else that's super interesting until...Do something else that's super interesting until you're 27 but related, e.g. F500 corporate finance and then go to a top MBA program. Try getting in after that. 4 weeks 1 day
You need to make up for the lowish GPA (...You need to make up for the lowish GPA (relatively speaking here. On the whole, it's solid). Do you have work experience abroad? 1 month 10 hours
You better be trolling. Seriously. You better be trolling. Seriously. 1 month 10 hours
Wow, you're creepy. Just ask if they'd like to...Wow, you're creepy. Just ask if they'd like to connect and then ask your questions. 1 month 3 weeks
Thanks for doing this. Did the opportunity come...Thanks for doing this. Did the opportunity come about through networking, job advertisement or a mix of both? 1 month 3 weeks
This is fantastic, thank you so much! This is fantastic, thank you so much! 2 months 1 day
Wow, your analysts are idiots. Wow, your analysts are idiots. 2 months 6 days
Thanks for your replies. Live in Switzerland at...Thanks for your replies. Live in Switzerland at the moment and want to stay in the German-speaking Europe. 2 months 6 days
SB'd. I don't work in Finance, but absolutely...SB'd. I don't work in Finance, but absolutely crucial advice for anyone. 2 months 1 week
Get good fashion work experience, ace the GMAT...Get good fashion work experience, ace the GMAT and get into a good B-School. Do you MBA, and get into M&A as an Associate. 2 months 2 weeks