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Finding Alumni in DCMI've haven't had much success finding alumni that work in specific groups (ECM/DCM/FIG, for example). I've mostly been using LinkedIn and I get the feeling that most people only post their groups if they are in a top group like tech or M... 1 year 8 months
ECM InterviewI have an interview coming up for an Analyst position and was wondering if anyone that has gone through the process can shed some light on the process? There's not much useful info on WSO regarding this group. M... 2 years 12 months
Visa - Strategy Analyst - Application Questions1. Tell me about a time when you had to manage a complex project. How did you plan and organize the project? 2. What is your approach to analyzing large amounts of information or data? These are the two questions you are required to answer as part of the application for an Analyst position in... 3 years 1 month
Switching from Mr. ___ to first name after phone...Is it okay to switch to someone's first name after a phone conversation with them? This is considering you first addressed them as "Mr. ___" and they did not necessarily ask you to address them one way or another? [edit] I should add it's a VP 3 years 1 month
Graduating without a jobI am graduating in May and I have nothing lined up. OCR is officially over and I don't even have any more interviews lined up. I don't think I'm capable on panicking anymore.. I've been in panic mode since the official recruiting cycle for banking ended last semester. Is anyone else in the same... 3 years 1 month
MS Prime Brokerage Internship - SFHas anyone heard back about this position? 3 years 2 months
Raymond James vs. Sagent Advisors Interested in people's thoughts on these two firms. Who would you go with if you had a choice between their tech M&A groups (SF)? 3 years 3 months
OCR: Facebook FP&A AnalystFacebook is recruiting for this position at my school. Anyone familiar with the recruiting process for this position? What should I expect from the interview? Also, does anyone have any insight on the compensation and exit ops? 3 years 3 months
Bainbridge - M&A AnalystI've tried looking for information on this firm but can't find much. Does anyone have any insight on their recruiting process? What sort of reputation does the firm have and what can I expect in terms of comp and culture? 3 years 3 months
NYU Undergrad's SA Cover Letter Goes Viral"How a Tenacious Summer Analyst Applicant Got Laughed at by Goldman, Morgan, and Everyone Else on Wall Street" http://finance.yahoo.com/news/tenacious-summer-analyst-applicant-got-laughed-at-by-everyone-else-on-wall-street.html 3 years 3 months

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URGENT: Upcoming Interview Agree with the poster above. Don't take notes, but listen attentively and at the end, try to ask questions based on whatever the interviewer brought up earlier. I always ask for a business card, and always send a thank you note, ideally the same day. 1 year 3 months
Will a Wealth Management Internship help me land...From personal experience, I don't think that's true. In fact, the FA I interned for referred me to an MD at a regional boutique and put in a good word for me. That's how I landed my next internship. 1 year 4 months
Emailing a final follow upI don't think there's any harm in following up, especially after 4 weeks. That's a reasonable amount of time after which to expect a reply, so I would follow up. 1 year 7 months
lazard convertible securitiesThe phone interview will be mainly fit - why Lazard, why convertible securities and if you are a lateral hire then questions like why you are looking to leave, etc. Just know the very basics of convertibles for this round. The next round will get more technical where at least one of the... 1 year 7 months
Moving to San Francisco for workDepends on your budget. Can you afford to spend $2000+ on rent? If not, start looking for roomates and expect to spend around $1500 in the nicer parts of the city. 1 year 7 months
Moving to San Francisco for workHere are the neighborhoods you should be considering: Marina, Pac Heights, Nob Hill, Russian Hill Also, check out this link, I don't agree with everything but it's probably a good starting point: http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/1958-moving-to-san-francisco 1 year 7 months
Mezz Fund Interview...need quick help!?You may find some useful stuff here: http://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/mezzanine-financing 1 year 9 months
Hammond Hanlon CampI believe it was started by the same guys that started Shattuck Hammond Partners after it was acquired by Morgan Keegan. I had an interview with them and it was all behavioral. 2 years 1 month
Tepper Tops Highest-Paid Hedgie ListTepper has already made twice that in one year. $4 billion in 2009 according to this article: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2010/04/big_numbers_how_much_ceos_hedg.html 2 years 1 month
Recruiting after March 1stI would think it depends - BBs might be done but there should be boutiques that recruit all year round. You can definitely still do it, you will just have to hustle a bit more, start reaching out to banks that don't necessarily recruit on your campus or have a structured recruiting process, that... 2 years 3 months