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Can You Be Happy as an Investment Banker?Interesting post by Cal Newport today on his Study Hacks blog. See Here: Personally, I think the hours and crap you have to deal with make it a... 3 years 7 months
Where's MMM?Anyone heard from Midas? 3 years 8 months
Transfer Worth It?Hi everyone and Merry Christmas Eve, Hypothetical Situation: It's the winter of sophomore year, and I am sitting on a 3.9-4.0 GPA at a top 15 school (Northwestern, JHU, Cornell, etc.). I have done good work and I am president of a few clubs, have done research, and I am actively interested in... 3 years 9 months
Occupy Wall Street = Class Warfare?See: Do you guys think this will turn into a rich vs. poor type of deal? What do these people want from the rich? More importantly: Did these wealthy individuals do something wrong? "what event organizers called a '... 3 years 12 months
US News 2012 RankingsWhat do you guys think of the new 2012 US News rankings? Nothing really changed much, but Chicago certainly seems to be making strong inroads and is doing very well. I am surprised with the huge tie for number 5 (Stanford, MIT, Caltech, Chicago, and Penn). Wash U got pushed back to 14, and... 4 years 3 weeks
Where should I go for Undergrad?Hi everyone, I am sure this question is getting asked a lot as college admissions decisions have come out and seniors are deciding where they need to go. Anyways, after all of the decisions here is what it has come out to for me: Johns Hopkins (Bloomberg Scholarship - Will pay anything my... 4 years 6 months


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Welp that was interesting. Lost over 50% of its...Welp that was interesting. Lost over 50% of its value in about 4 hours... 2 years 6 months
And here we go to zero folksAnd here we go to zero folks 2 years 6 months
As t --> ? , Value of bitcoins --> $0As t --> ∞ , Value of bitcoins --> $0 2 years 6 months
Bitcoin will crash in burn in the future. It...Bitcoin will crash in burn in the future. It really isn't a question of if, but when. Since there is a hard cap on the amount of currency, there is no way to build in increases in the money supply necessary to account for economic and / or population growth. You will just end up with a bunch of... 2 years 6 months
I have no idea what happened to Apple but in the...I have no idea what happened to Apple but in the last year or so they really haven't done anything at all. Still waiting to see anything new from Cupertino. Apple isn't bad, but Google and others seem to be really taking over in the new products / innovation category. 2 years 6 months
There's a whole lot of schools between Vtech /...There's a whole lot of schools between Vtech / Drexel and Uva / Penn. Probably should have set your sight on those. However, not much you can do at this point. Hopefully you will get into NYU or Gtown, but if you don't, see if IU or Michigan are still taking applicants. Also Vtech > Drexel in my... 2 years 6 months
I throw on my ACT (~2250 SAT equivalent) and SAT...I throw on my ACT (~2250 SAT equivalent) and SAT II Math scores (800 also). It can't hurt and your scores, while not absolutely stellar, are fine (although if you are super anal you could retake). I would just put your score and then after it list your SAT II math score, that's what I did (no need... 2 years 7 months
Apple is a glorified hardware company with...Apple is a glorified hardware company with deteriorating margins. Don't get me wrong, I love their stuff, but there really is nothing about Apple that makes me think they would see gains like they did in '03-'12. God knows they have the cash to buy a small country though. Google has already... 2 years 7 months
mhart1119: Not in the US, but there was the Air...[quote=mhart1119]Not in the US, but there was the Air France flight that crashed into the Atlantic off of Brazil because the electronic sensors failed. That's my fear with driverless cars (and, to some extent, with the automated cruise control systems that maintain a set distance) - they rely more... 2 years 7 months
"Federal law requires that Yale attempt to..."Federal law requires that Yale attempt to collect unpaid Perkins money, Tom Conroy, a university spokesman, said in an e- mail. Accounts must be at least 120 days past due before being referred to a collection agency, he said." These loans seem like a pittance in the scheme of things. The real... 2 years 8 months
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