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5 Rules of Getting a Job from a Non-Target SchoolGenerally, on target and correct. Good write-up. It's really all about odds. Go to a top school? dramatically increases your odds. Cold call good contacts? increases your odds a bit. Simply put: You want to spend your time doing the things that yield the best increases. 2 years 6 months
How bad would a withdrawal look? [quote=gstackle32]As long as it doesn't happen more than once or twice I think you're fine. Keep in mind banks only check your transcript after you get an offer, even then it's HR checkign it[/quote] Totally incorrect. I've seen plenty of firms recruit at my target school and ask for the most... 2 years 6 months
Do I have a shot at Columbia B-SchoolBschool these days are winding down the number of finance professionals. I would say your chances are ok, but not great. Remember you are competing against the shrunken accepted pool that holds other finance people 2 years 8 months
Now You Can Tip Your Favorite Barista with...You want a tip for spending 20 seconds to make my coffee? WTF is this coming to? Do I get a tip for my job when I go the extra mile to make my company extra $? hell no. Ok, if you are a hot girl and flash me, I'll consider 2 years 8 months
Using LinkedIn to "cold" message1 tip. check your spelling. You won't believe how many "information interview" or "let's connect" requests I get that spelled something wrong. Instant Delete. I don't care how good the rest of the message was 2nd tip. don't make it look like you copy pasted the same message and sent it to a... 2 years 8 months
Is there any good finance-career out there?Yea, a really great career path in finance is: Operations. You analyze cash flow between big financial counter-parties, you key in highly critical data, you don't have to work 100hours a week, and you get lots of praise without lots of pressure, and decent job security. The job listings... 2 years 8 months
Resume QuestionI would find it extremely odd to see not chronological order. red flag 2 years 9 months
Off-cycle entry for full-time analys positionsYes, but it's much harder. 2 years 9 months
Tear my resume apart![quote=Beretta]You should have blacked out your school's location as well. It's so obvious you go to NYU Stern. [/quote] No, you are wrong. Having lived in NYC all my life, no Stern school will EVER write "Business Admin in Finance". 2 years 9 months
Walk-in "cold call" question[quote=DJBanker]Yeah its a bit intimidating at first but I broke into it pretty quickly. What's their to lose? I actually ended up landing an interview for an open position as an analyst at a boutique. Just winging the others...[/quote] Ok, I was almost believing your story.. and you almost got... 2 years 9 months