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Chicago - Old Town neighborhoodI'm moving to Chicago for an internship this summer. Does anyone have any thoughts on the Old Town neighborhood in Chicago? Specifically, around North... 1 year 4 months
Big 4 Investment Banking (experienced hire)Does anyone know approx. salary + bonus for experienced Associate/Sr. Associate level at Big 4 investment banking groups (not Transaction services). I've checked WSO but it couldn't find anything that wasn't for an undergrad hire. I know comp is less than the bigger banks but if anyone has any... 3 years 3 months
Leveraged ESOP QuestionIn a leveraged ESOP, which Case is correct? Or, are both correct? Case A: 1) Company borrows $ from Bank, creates note payable to Bank 2) Company lends $ to newly formed ESOP, receives note payable in same amount 3) ESOP pays owner $ and receives X% of stock in return 4) Company makes... 4 years 1 week

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Girlfriends a teacher...any gift ideas? note: Spa getaway (good) =/= spa treatment (bad). Spa treatment (aka gift card) is what you get your Mom for her birthday. 3 years 3 months
Bailing out your firm[quote=junkbondswap]Given the low probability of the event, it would seem that this thread has done nothing but present you with an opportunity for you to discuss how much family money you have. Nicely done.[/quote] Was going to say the exact same thing. Pathetic... 3 years 3 months
PULLING RANK@UFO... The situation you describe in your 2nd post is a lot different from what I thought the situation was after reading the original post. Originally, it sounded as though the new Analysts were asking a lot of questions, maybe weren't caught up to speed quite yet, and you wanted to "show... 3 years 3 months
PULLING RANK[quote=heister][quote=XPJ]Don't take this the wrong way, but you sound like an Analyst who's been given a little more responsibility and it's gone to your head. I know the feeling and it can be frustrating. You have to remember that you're not the MD, you're still an Analyst. Getting pissed off... 3 years 3 months
"Circle Up" MeaningI'm surprised he didn't say he'd ping you after he got his ducks in a row. To answer your question, he probably meant #2. 3 years 3 months
PULLING RANKDon't take this the wrong way, but you sound like an Analyst who's been given a little more responsibility and it's gone to your head. I know the feeling and it can be frustrating. You have to remember that you're not the MD, you're still an Analyst. Getting pissed off and making rash decisions... 3 years 3 months
GPA to get into top 10 MBAYou'll want to aim for 700+ for any top 10. Obviously, there are a lot of other factors that Adcoms will take into consideration because people do get in with sub 700 gmat scores (since ~700 is the average at many top 10 schools). That said, a ton of people get denied to top 10 b-schools (while... 3 years 5 months
Why Wall Street?Most people like the idea of working in investment banking more than they actually like the job itself. That said, many stay in IBD because they really have no idea what profession they are passionate about, and it just so happens that IBD pays more than many other jobs. So, if you don't know... 3 years 5 months
Just Raised an Angel round....Did your parents require a seat on the Board? jk. Good luck. 3 years 5 months
Breaking into Financial Servcies from Tech...[quote=javapro13]Hello I am an experienced technology professional trying to break into IB. Here is my background in brief - 5 years of technology consulting - 4 years of entrepreneurship (founder of technology startup) - MS 2001 from Top 10 school, MBA 2011 from Tier 2 School, CFA level 1... 3 years 6 months