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'Brutally honest' cover letter leads to...As much as I hate to link anything from CNN... [quote]I was reading through some cover letters, and they were all fluff to me, everyone was embellishing and lying," Ross said. "I wanted to take a fresh approach, tell the truth, and be brutally honest.[/quote] Here is the full article. 8 months 3 weeks
Series 79 material for saleBrand new set of series 79 knopman text book and supplements booklet for sale. Also have series 63 book for sale. PM me if interested! 2 years 5 months
Knopman Series 7 book for saleKnopman Series 7 book for sale. In brand new condition except for a few creases on front cover from storage. Make me an offer. 3 years 5 months
Non-Target, Cold e-mailing to Multiple BB / MM SA...All, I've been reading WSO for quite a long time, but this is my first and perhaps my last serious post about myself. A bit about my background: I am a junior studying finance at a 200% Non-Target university (yes, there are baby sitting positions on my school's career site, that's how non-... 3 years 11 months
Jefferies First Round SA Non-TargetAnyone heard back from their first round phone interview yet? I am non-target, so obviously no OCR. 4 years 2 weeks
DB SF SA InterviewAnyone have first round interview with DB SF yet? If so, have you heard back about Super Day? 4 years 3 weeks
Reference checks - BoutiqueHow are the reference checks usually done at a smaller boutique shop? Do they ask the reference every single bullet point on your resume or more like just to confirm if you worked there? 4 years 11 months
Fredericks Michael & Co.Can anyone comment on Fredericks Michael & Co.? Size of deals, rep, etc? All i can find was they're focused on international M&A. 4 years 11 months
Modeling courses - Your opinion?All, First time posting, but have been lurking for quite sometime now. Currently a senior, have a few potential, but very likely interviews with some of the bigger banks. Contact I have told me about some of the technical questions asked during interviews, so I'd love to hear what you all... 5 years 5 months


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you need to step up and have an all-star need to step up and have an all-star bullpen pong game in the office 4 days 3 hours
Highly Leveraged.: Based on DB's current state,...[quote=Highly Leveraged.]Based on DB's current state, i'd say the top group at DB is the legal department. I'm pretty sure their in-house lawyers are getting paid some serious bonuses. Probably also working 90-100 hours across all levels. I'm only half joking.[/quote] lol 4 days 3 hours
I think having PE experience can make you a...I think having PE experience can make you a better banker. How about doing 2 years in PE and come back to the group as Senior Associate / VP 1? 1 week 4 hours
I've never had an issue with them.I've never had an issue with them. 1 week 4 days
Great story, congrats to you. If you ever find...Great story, congrats to you. If you ever find yourself in SF, I'd love to meet you. 1 month 3 weeks
undefined: Only the waspiest of fuckwits will...[quote="undefined"]Only the waspiest of fuckwits will care what school you went to before getting a diploma from University B.[/quote] LOL. this. 2 months 1 week
... says the consultant. very dumb statement... says the consultant. very dumb statement 2 months 2 weeks
military / intelligence gathering applications...military / intelligence gathering applications........... 2 months 2 weeks
undefined: Very technical. Hit the guides. Go...[quote="undefined"]Very technical. Hit the guides.[/quote] Go beyond the guide. interviewers will know the guide answers so they may ask you further than what the guides explain. The best way is to really model out quick... 2 months 3 weeks
Yes - it is a balancing act and personally been...Yes - it is a balancing act and personally been on both end of the spectrum. I did in fact tell an associate to fuck off during my first year and can you guess the staffer's response? "its about time you put him in his place." Then again, the staffer was a former Marine... 2 months 4 weeks
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