| # of bankers at each firm? Anyone have any idea...Some people actually look at league table rankings and think that's the be-all end-all ranking of how strong each investment bank is. How they can think Bank of America is better than Lazard, Centerview, Greenhill, Evercore, Blackstone, etc. and not really think twice about it is beyond my...|| 4 years 9 months|
| My first SA offer! WSO ROCKSI just got my first SA offer, and I'm extremely happy to have broken in! It was tough - only got 4 first round interviews and screwed up my first two, but I was able to learn from my mistakes and got my story down before my interview.
Just wanted to thank everyone on this board for their good...|| 4 years 9 months|
| 2-3 years of consulting --> Top b-school --...I asked about going from IBD --> Bschool --> consulting, but what about the other way around? Is it difficult to get an IBD summer associate position from a top business school if you only have consulting experience?
So you worked at Booz...|| 4 years 9 months|
| Say you can't get an MBB offer out of...If one's goal is to be an MBB consultant but doesn't get the offer out of undergrad, would the person's best shot at MBB to do a top BB IBD job for 2 years, get into a top business school, and then try to get into MBB?
Basically, what would MBB prefer from MBA students: applicants with prior...|| 4 years 10 months|
| When did you submit your SA applications? Seems...The vast majority of the IBD apps on my school's career services website weren't due until around now (1/24 - 2/1 were the due dates of around 70% of them). It amazes me how so many people already have interview invitations and have even gotten offers already. For you guys, when were the due dates...|| 4 years 10 months|
| JPM, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse -...My school's careers website that the firms use to recruit only lists New York offices for the banks in the title while other banks have options to choose offices in other locations. My question is, if I get an SA position through my school's recruitment at one of the above mentioned banks, would it...|| 4 years 10 months|
| Do most analysts go to or desire to go to PE...Or do most bankers try to stay through to become associates, VP's, and beyond?
I was wondering, among the people who leave an IB firm before VP, what are some of the percentages you'd estimate to be the causes of their departure?
Like 30% to b-school, 30% to PE, 10% just get fired (and must...|| 4 years 10 months|
| Western (LA, SF) offices - earlier recruiting...So I interviewed with an investment bank's LA office already (turned in the app early January) even though they have another app for their NY office that hasn't even been due yet. Is it common for LA and SF offices to go through the recruiting process earlier than NY offices, or is it just this...|| 4 years 10 months|
| PE right out of college?How does Blackstone/KKR PE hours/compensation compare to BB IBD hours/compensation right after college? About the same? What about 6-7 years down the road?|| 4 years 10 months|
| Silver banana to those who fill out this form on...Education level: (ie: 3rd year undergrad)
GPA level: (strong, good, medium, low)
Major: (relevent or not relevant)
Prior related internship experience: (yes or no)
Level of Networking: (high vs medium vs low OR # of people reached out to + # of people with correspondence)...|| 4 years 10 months|