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Michigan Ross UndergraduateHow difficult is it to get into Ross at the undergraduate level for in-state Michigan students? Is it on-par with getting into UVA's McIntire School of Commerce in-state? 16 hours 54 min
Where the smart money is going: elite prep school...My gifted niece is 12-years-old and my brother is starting to think about where to send her to high school. My brother decided to look into some of the elite east coast prep schools as well as the highly regarded Washington, D.C. area prep schools to see how well they place into college.... 4 months 2 weeks
Georgetown MPS in real estate - 2014 updateI've searched WSO and found a few threads on this program, but most of the threads are pretty dated at this point. I'm starting the program this month. What are the thoughts on this program? Does anyone currently attend? Any graduates out there with some feedback about the program? Can anyone... 2 months 2 weeks
Quick income tax questionHey, I get paid out on my work usually 2-4 weeks after the fact. For example, my July profits are paid out to me by our corporate structure in middle to late August. How does one account for this when filing income taxes? For example, my December 2012 profits will be paid out no later than January... 2 years 8 months
Liberalism's totalitarian mindset!/pages/Boycott-Rush-Limbaughs-Sponsors-to-SHUT-HIM-DOWN/253645602134 So Media Matters has started a boycott of Rush Limbaugh's sponsors. This is basically the modus operandi of the American left in this country. If you don't agree with someone then use your organizing... 3 years 2 months
Naming a business. Tough examplesI haven't been able to find the answer to this question on Google (not sure how to frame it in a search function), but can a new business be named after a defunct business? All examples I scammed from Wikipedia (I'm no genius): Pan American World Airways (colloquially known as "Pan Am") went... 3 years 3 months
Anyone else have business partner issues?So my best friend is also my business partner. He and I are both (ownership) partners in a branch of a larger mortgage bank. He and I are doing good business and we're set to make a lot of money in 2012, a ton of money in 2013 and illegal money in 2014. He and I have very different personalities,... 3 years 4 months
What the balls happened to Midas Mulligan Magoo?Did I miss the announcement? Haven't read his stuff in weeks---maybe even months? Anyone know what the heck happened to him? 3 years 4 months
My grievances against the present administrationDuring the GOP primary the debates between supporters have become pretty heated. But I think some voters get lost in the weeds of their political philosophies. For me it is absolutely essential to throw out Barack Obama, if for no other reason than to repeal Obamacare. A lot of "conservatives"... 3 years 4 months
Google OffersAs I stated about a year ago in a WSO conversation about Groupon and Living Social, there are virtually no barriers to entry in this marketplace. I just signed up for Google Offers in Washington, D.C. and the delivery system, visual platform and quality and quantity of offers blows away the... 3 years 4 months


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Worst Interview experience?[quote=anonguytoibd]Interviewed with a large multistrat fund and everything went well initially. Sent a research report in, which they loved. Also nailed all of the technicals and brain teasers. Ended up getting a second round with a managing director but was not told a definite date. A day before... 13 hours 48 min
Georgetown Masters Real Estate - Some QuestionsThis is a partial list, but it's what I could find in my email account. Quoting the email newsletter: "The Career Fair included exhibitors from The Bozzuto Group, Coakley... 1 week 5 days
How far are we from immortality?[quote=MBAGrad2015]I hate coming in here with pessimism and bursting the bubble, but a question I've asked myself is the following: even if I could live forever in my current physical and mental state, why would I want to? The reason being is that life is exhausting, and although there are some... 2 weeks 4 days
Self Storage Questions[quote=prospie]Virginia Tech 4ever wrote:I can only speak for commercial banks but unless there is a special relationship or extenuating circumstances, I can't imagine a traditional lender issuing non-recourse debt on a 70% leveraged self storage deal. Um, well, then use your imagination I guess... 2 weeks 4 days
Self Storage Questions[quote=prospie]Gene Parmesan wrote:Also 7-9% for a top tier class A property is way too high. Here are the Public Market Nominal Cap Rates CUBE: 6.0% EXR: 5.8% PSA: 5.8% SSS: 6.3% This is very true. Storage is getting stupidly expensive.[/quote] It's genuinely amazing that people will pay... 2 weeks 4 days
How far are we from immortality?[quote=PeteMullersKeyboard]Some of these comments are insane. We're not as far from it as you may think. If we haven't solved it by the time we get AI, we will certainly get there soon after. The whole "OMG EARTH IS DOOMED" crowd is predictable and still wrong. You don't think that by the time... 2 weeks 4 days
How far are we from immortality?[quote=Hakendenaron]Right!? How awesome would it be to travel around the universe and discover everything...ever... However, do you listen to Neil DgT's podcasts on this? Unfortunately, according to him and other sources, I think finding a way of travelling faster than light, or at least at the... 2 weeks 4 days
Self Storage QuestionsSelf storage is a totally different animal. About a year ago I was assigned a self storage deal to underwrite at the commercial bank I worked at but left before the process was complete. While I studied the biz, I was shocked to find how niche it is. It's like hotels in that it is real estate-... 3 weeks 1 day
Adderall is creating a Brave New Workplace[quote="Marcus_Halberstram"]Not sure how old you think I am, but up until a few years ago I was a young banker working 80-90 hour weeks and adderall saw heavy adderall use while I was in college. So this isn't a generational gap issue... I just don't think Adderall is very prevalent on Wall Street... 3 weeks 1 day
Real Estate vs. Finance RotationalI would call $6B "mid-sized" and perhaps even "fairly large" if discussing its investments into a super niche market like military and student housing. 3 weeks 1 day