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Worst disillusionment stories and cases - IB...Some recent semi-related posts made me curious about this subject: what are the worst cases of disillusionment in terms of feelings, thoughts, mindsets, or even actions that you guys have experienced or witnessed others experience as regards to their IB analyst stint? Several former analysts that I... 1 3 years 1 month
Corp Dev.....How to Maximize Exit Ops?Given how things are in the job market/economy, like many other recent MBA grads I find myself considering alternate career roles/positions while still trying to keep my long-term goals in sight. I would most like to do direct PE, though if possible would also like to keep my options open and... 5 4 years 11 months

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The advice on it being easier to go from Deloitte...The advice on it being easier to go from Deloitte S... 17 1 week 5 days
Truth is that as an IB-analyst, it's going to be...Truth is that as an IB-analyst, it's going to be very hard to commit to any meaningful EC. The work schedule is just too unpredictable. You may (and probably will) end up in some situations where you made promises to the EC that you end up not being able to keep due to work matters. Needless to say... 6 2 weeks 1 day
One area that is quite quant is market sizing. It...One area that is quite quant is market sizing. It's not quite as much number crunching as an M... 6 4 months 4 weeks
Technically they can and fairly often do mean the...Technically they can and fairly often do mean the same thing. However, I've also seen a fair amount of times where the term "strategic planning" is a glorified version of PMO. Lots of coordination of company initiatives , department meeting documentation, progress reports/tracking, etc. In such... 2 5 months 16 hours
A fairly widely referenced definition (albeit...A fairly widely referenced definition (albeit very high-level and qualitative in nature) in the tech industry was coined by Steve Blank a few years back as : "a start-up is an organization formed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model." Note: for those not familiar with the start... 11 11 months 3 weeks
Maveron. They cite themselves as "consumer-only...Maveron. They cite themselves as "consumer-only venture capital" 7 1 year 4 months
I've always like the organized crime genre so in...I've always like the organized crime genre so in terms of anime, I'd recommend the following: 1) Black Lagoon 2) Gungrave 3) Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom 4) Kaze no Yojimbo 47 1 year 8 months
I was in a similar situation a few years ago. For...I was in a similar situation a few years ago. For me, I just graduated MBA with a fair amount of student debt so I needed some solid suits but within a reasonable budget. I would recommend looking at the following brands: Jack Victor, Hart Schaffner Marx, and Joseph Abboud. They all make a decent... 11 1 year 8 months
The answer is technically yes. In every b-school...The answer is technically yes. In every b-school class, there are outliers. In the age category there are people who are much older (i.e. with families) and people who are really young (i.e. out of undergrad). A partial explanation for this is diversity, adcoms do like an incoming class with varied... 32 1 year 8 months
I will give you my advice and experience. I...I will give you my advice and experience. I worked at Deloitte Consulting – S... 21 1 year 11 months
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