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MBA Considering Pre-MBA PE RoleI just wanted to get some feedback from those of you that are/were in the space. I feel like I have a somewhat unique background and would like to make the transition into PE. Background I went to non-target undergrad, then spent two years in Securitization Origination and Capital Markets,... 2 years 2 months
Army Reserves/National Guard and IBD Associate...The general military-Wall Street types often serve their country, and consequently decide the grass is greeener on the otherside, pursue an MBA, and end up in banking. I was wondering how various firms would take to hiring an Associate (IBD) that is in the Reserves/National Guard. I understand... 2 years 9 months
CMBS Bonus NumbersHey guys, Its about that time of year when everyone is getting their numbers. Since spreads came in pretty substantially and these groups on the sell side did well, what kind of numbers are you expecting or already received? More interested in the more junior roles across the street. 3 years 2 days
Business Week's 2012 MBA RankingsSo Business Week released their 2012 MBA Program Rankings. Not surprisingly, the top five spots were allocated to Booth, Harvard, Stanford, Wharton, and Kellogg. Each one is impressive, all with their own niche in terms of program focus. Booth: Theoretical Finance Harvard: Corp. Leadership... 3 years 2 months
Rangers GameAnyone have any suggestions to stream the game if NBC Sports is blocked? 3 years 9 months


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I used AirBnB and found someone willing to...I used AirBnB and found someone willing to negotiate prices if I booked the entire summer. 1 year 9 months
In terms of MBA recruiting, you have to consider...In terms of MBA recruiting, you have to consider the talent pool you're competing with, given if you don't have any finance experience, let alone buyside experience. For one matter, remember that there are significantly more Associate roles rather than VP level roles, the level at which you would... 1 year 9 months
@IBPrepared Thanks a lot, I really appreciate...@IBPrepared Thanks a lot, I really appreciate your candid response. Most of what you hit on were some of my main concerns, especially the dynamic that would play out. I do like the approach you suggested of just doing the IBD for the summer and trying again for next year or even the route for 2-3... 2 years 2 months
Great book. Josh Rosenbaum is the man.Great book. Josh Rosenbaum is the man. 2 years 2 months
phantombanker: First of all, there are loans...[quote=phantombanker]First of all, there are loans available at 6%, which isn't that bad. You can gets loans @ closer to 3-4% (depending on cosigner, collateral, credit score, etc.), so definitely not horrendous. And if you think you can make more than that on your capital, then obviously a loan... 2 years 9 months
manTgreyman: futurectdoc: HBS, there is a...[quote=manTgreyman] futurectdoc: HBS, there is a wider network, everywhere from consulting to finance to corporate. I agree that Harvard has a much more extensive network but Stanford is adamant that they're much stronger (i.e. HBS alums are everywhere but they wont call you back whereas... 2 years 9 months
BepBep - Thanks for the response. Army ROTC does...BepBep - Thanks for the response. Army ROTC does allow graduate students, so I guess that would make that situation somewhat peculiar. You definitly hit on my main points of contention, I'm just trying to think everything through before making any type of commitment. Anyone else encounter the... 2 years 9 months
You can use EDGAR (the public notes are filed...You can use EDGAR (the public notes are filed with the SEC) 2 years 10 months
Huge B-Piece buyer of CMBS products, and they do...Huge B-Piece buyer of CMBS products, and they do other non-performing loans and distressed real estate as well. 2 years 10 months
Great, thanks guys. I'll keep you posted as I...Great, thanks guys. I'll keep you posted as I hear more on my end. 2 years 11 months
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