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Evolution of the FinancierMod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 1/6/14 and ranks #28 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. Once upon a time you had virtually no responsibilities and days were spent watching... 1 week 6 days
Phillip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46I'm shocked. 1 year 5 months
Why You DON'T Leave Banking for B School...This is the reaction any analyst who has ever worked in banking has when you say you want to leave banking for business school then come back as a post b school associate... Allow me to list the potential downsides of going with this approach... You... 1 week 6 days
Dexter Series Finale: I Got 99 Problems But Wood...I don't know what to think... Frustrated? Confused? Disappointed? Relieved? Discuss... 1 year 9 months
Looking for Electric Zoo 3 Day TicketsDirect message me if you have 3 day ferry passes you are looking to sell... 1 year 10 months
How I Work - Rufiolove EditionCurrent gig: Private Equity Associate Location: New York, NY Current mobile device: iPhone 5, iPad II both synced with office network and Outlook Current computer: Lenovo Thinkpad with Windows 7, Office 2007, Twin 21.5" Acer Widescreen LCD monitors, (at home dinosauric Toshiba Crash Prone POS)... 1 year 10 months
Boat Shoes, B-52s, and Crashing "Le Bal"Clarifying Note: It has been brought to my attention that I might have left you all hanging out there... Admittedly, I promised a story about Eddie and Rufio in Paris, a promise upon which I have yet to deliver. I wish I could bring myself to apologize for the lack of expediency in the... 1 year 3 months
What happens when Eddie and Rufio team up in...Stay tuned kiddos... Story to come... 1 year 11 months
New Stanford Startup, "Clinkle" Could...In one of the largest exoduses from Stanford University's computer-science programs, more than a dozen students have left to launch a startup called Clinkle Corp. that aims to let other students—and eventually anyone—use their mobile devices to pay for goods and services. Several professors also... 2 years 2 months
Does WSO's Founder & Chief Monkey Have...Mod Note: Patrick Curtis: Entrepreneur, Visionary, Impressive Grower of Facial Hair... All accurate descriptions... But did our founder have... A Dark Side? Was he responsible for the catastrophic fire drill depicted below? Just how destructive was his Red Bull addiction? Is he the real inspiration... 2 years 3 months


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Welcome to the New Wall Street Oasis!I dig it 3 months 1 week
PE - Prep Pack - Balance sheet checkTo the right of the hard code I mean. 5 months 1 week
PE - Prep Pack - Balance sheet checkHi Falistor: If you copy the formula in the cell to the left of the hard coded 100 the model should balance. I believe the 100 was inadvertently left in the cell when stress testing the formulas for the revolver debt. 5 months 1 week
IU Kelley (Direct Admit) vs UMich (LSA)I agree with pretty much everything @"IlliniProgrammer" said above. When I was working in banking I saw tons of Kelley kids -- probably more so than Ross kids (but this can vary bank to bank). From my personal experience, just knowing how much time and effort it took to pay off all my loans (well... 7 months 4 weeks
Explaining Private Equity to Laypeople...Help!If you can't explain it in simple terms then there is a strong chance that you don't have a good grasp on what it is that you actually do... If you can't explain it to a child or to your grandmother, you are either overthinking it or don't understand it yourself. 1 year 6 days
Ways in which NYC is a giant ripoffI'm not defending the city because I agree with a lot of the frustration as I see so much of my paycheck go to waste, and the subway system is terrible, however they do have signs and have added displays with arrival times at several stations now... Still terrible, but it is slowly improving... 1 year 1 week
FREEDOM (done with banking, taking questions)Agree completely 1 year 1 week
The HoursYou are correct. You are in no position to comment. HS is a joke. 1 year 1 week
The HoursI too was devastated when the Liberty Deli Taco Bell Express closed... Know them feels... 1 year 1 week
My reluctant relationship with our future Google...Yeah? With your work... I'm not sure I see the point of this post either... If you don't want to work in sell side or buy side finance or as a management consultant (and that's not a bad thing as I can say from personal experience that these jobs aren't the silver bullet everyone seems to think... 1 year 1 week