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Are you really who you think?Watching the recent Game of Thrones episodes has made me think a bit. Potential spoilers ahead if you haven't seen last week's episode. How much of your life is not a result of your effort, but that of others? Let's take a look at three people you may be familiar with: - King Joffrey... 1 2 years 2 weeks
What is programming useful for?Hey folks, I recently enjoyed a 2-week excursion to Silicon Valley and - obviously - was surrounded by a bunch of tech nerds the entire time. Great people with a very different perspective on life. They implored me to learn some kind of programming language. This got me to wondering: what is... 2 years 3 months
Do we live "by default"?Saw this on Analyst Forum and thought it was worth a read: [quote]A few weeks ago I asked everyone reading to share their biggest problem in life in the comment section. I’ve done this before — ask about what’s going on with you — and every time I do I notice two things. The first thing is... 4 2 years 4 months
Godzilla 2014Thoughts? I'm predicting it to suck, however much I wish it wouldn't. Plus, WW is nothing without Pinkman. 1 2 years 4 months
Modern Girl Quits Her Accounting Job[quote]Date: 11/06/2013 10:44 AM Subject: Farewell and QUEEN BEY ALL DAY! Hello XXXXXX Team, After careful consideration, I will be ending my employment with PwC effective Monday, November 11th. I've done two audit internships, one at Deloitte and one at PwC. I hated it then but I... 40 2 years 5 months
Can someone help me with social mediaHey WSO, As I sit here studying for the CFA, my head meandered from the absolutely riveting topic of bond valuation and on to thinking about how bad I am at keeping in touch with people. When I say "bad," I mean really bad. On more than one occasion, people have gotten in touch with me just... 3 2 years 5 months
How do you deal with failure?Hey chimps and chimpettes, About a year ago I decided to stop sucking at life. Those are the exact words I used (and still use) to describe how I look at things; less compromise and laziness, more effort, thoughtfulness, honesty, and personal responsibility being the ideas that I try to carry... 9 2 years 8 months
Breaking Bad (Potential Spoilers)Anybody watch breaking bad? I finished season 4 and am just totally shocked at how that went... I mean wow. How has season 5 been? Also, I'm going to state my (obvious) theories about how I think it'll end: - Walt dies (obviously) - Some people think Walt will kill Skyler?? - Walt kills... 18 2 years 8 months
Breaking Non-Shocking News - BBRY Open to SaleThoughts? Forgot to link! http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2013/08/12/blackberry-says-it-is-open-to-sale/ 2 2 years 8 months
BB Final Round AdviceHey WSO, After a whole slew of interviews with a BB (think MS/UBS), I managed to secure a final round with their IB team. I've been to a lot of interviews at BBs and worked briefly for a boutique, but have never done a super day at any BB. Any advice I should heed before going in for this? I'... 6 2 years 9 months

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Not a single SB for chic? Come on guys. +1Not a single SB for chic? Come on guys. +1 71 1 month 5 days
Futures Trader Man: There is no way you're...[quote=Futures Trader Man]There is no way you're going to get a good IB internship without going to school[/quote] He's (probably) in Europe. Gap years are pretty much the norm over there. 82 3 months 2 days
Extensity: FSC: The only reputable/worthwhile...[quote=Extensity][quote=FSC]The only reputable/worthwhile ones require work experience and / or a college degree. I'm thinking CFA, FRM, CAIA. Those cover a pretty wide array of industries. If you're looking for something to do in your gap year, complete a course on Excel/PowerPoint so you know... 82 3 months 2 days
The only reputable/worthwhile ones require work...The only reputable/worthwhile ones require work experience and / or a college degree. I'm thinking CFA, FRM, CAIA. Those cover a pretty wide array of industries. If you're looking for something to do in your gap year, complete a course on Excel/PowerPoint so you know advanced functions, then do... 82 3 months 2 days
You asking this to WSO is like an alcoholic going...You asking this to WSO is like an alcoholic going to a bar and asking how to quit drinking 34 1 year 2 weeks
You wouldn't like to meet any real INTJ. We're...You wouldn't like to meet any real INTJ. We're all magnificently evil people. 19 1 year 1 month
Easy answer. Lenovo W540. - i7 processor up to 3....Easy answer. Lenovo W540. - i7 processor up to 3.9 Ghz (futureproof'ed) - Up to 32 gigs RAM (super futureproof'ed; you can double your ram TWICE during your ownership period) - Dual hard disk bays (one can be a CD-ROM drive) - Powerful graphics card (Quadro K2100M, up to K5100M if you pay a... 28 1 year 7 months
Master of Puppets for sure.Master of Puppets for sure. 26 1 year 11 months
Not motivational per se, but something I put on...Not motivational per se, but something I put on when it's time to grind through something: 26 1 year 11 months
This x1000. If someone really had the nerve to...This x1000. If someone really had the nerve to screw with you like that, they really must have thought you were a pussy. Can't have that swag about you man; you need to walk like you're on edge and one wrong move will get someone's wig split. 26 1 year 11 months
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