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BRUTALLY *** **** THIS RESUMESeriously, what is the deal over the past week or two with the increasingly hyperbolic resume review posts? Just recently I've seen: "Tear Up My Resume!" "Destroy this resume" "Please tear this resume apart" "Dissect my resume" "Kill this shit" "Take apart my resume!" "Tear it to shreds... 2 years 9 months
Tyra Banks at HBS?So I can't sleep tonight and flipped on Jimmy Fallon - Tyra Banks is tonight's guest. I'm kind of zoned out until I hear Jimmy ask "So Tyra, I hear you're back in school?" Tyra responds "OMG yes! I'm a student at the Harvard Business School!" My jaw hit the floor. I know top schools of all kinds... 4 years 3 months
Make a Difference This Christmas - Kiva.orgMonkeys, I want to take a break today from our typical self-focused discussion topics and talk a bit about a really impactful way you can give back this holiday season. Some of you may be familiar with - Kiva is a non-profit that organizes microfinance loans to entrepreneurs in the... 4 years 6 months
How WSO Was Built - Patrick Interviewed on...Monkeys, if you're not familiar with Mixergy - every day they feature an interview with a successful entrepreneur that walks through how they built their business, what their challenges were, what they've learned, etc. It's a fantastic resource for both entertainment and education. Today's... 4 years 6 months
140.6 Miles of Swimming, Biking, and Running - No...Monkeys, the bar has been raised once again. Brian Kuritzky is a 24 year old securities analyst at Goldman Sachs. Three weeks ago, he placed a seemingly impossible bet with several of his colleagues - that he could complete an Ironman Triathlon in under 16 hours, with zero training. That's straight... 4 years 8 months
Capt Needs Help - Intro to M&AWSO - I need your help. A friend called in a favor and asked that I present to a group of about 20 college students on the M... 4 years 9 months
Goldman Launching National Ad Campaign - Jon...DealBook is reporting that Goldman Sachs is launching a "national advertisement campaign aimed at explaining to average citizens what the company does." This is presumably in response to the avalanche of bad PR (and arguably misplaced blame) Goldman has received during the fallout from the... 4 years 9 months
The Junior Sourcing Role in Venture CapitalMark Suster has a new post out today over on his blog Both Sides of the Table. The subject? The ethics of sourcing roles for junior associates at VC firms. I've seen a ton of threads on this forum asking about exit opportunities at places like Summit Partners, TA Associates, TCV, Insight Venture... 4 years 9 months
How to Jump to the Buyside After Your First YearSo now that your first year bonus has hit your bank account, you're realizing that the real reason you got into banking was to get OUT of banking, and you've got your sights set on hopping to private equity as soon as possible. And why not? Why waste another year of your life being miserable if you... 4 years 11 months
IBD = Investment Banking DivisionThis may be a bit petty, but it's been grinding my gears for a while. Kids - The acronym "IBD" stands for "Investment Banking Division". As in - the division of a bank that performs investment banking activities. This includes things like M... 5 years 3 weeks


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Footing the Bill for Dates[quote=StryfeDSP]I'll pay the 1st date with someone, but other than that I'll only keep paying if it's a girlfriend. You should have the conversation about paying ahead of time so she doesn't pull the "I forgot my wallet' line when the bill comes. [/quote] If a girl legitimately tried to pull... 2 years 2 weeks
This NYC Barmaid Hates You[quote=Paul B][quote=CaptK]This girl is ridiculous and has a worse ego and sense of entitlement that any banker that comes into her bar. Let's break it down: "I am a bartender, not an escort." Ok, fair enough. Everyone's a classy girl until proven otherwise. What's that? - "It was Halloween. I... 2 years 4 months
This NYC Barmaid Hates YouThis girl is ridiculous and has a worse ego and sense of entitlement that any banker that comes into her bar. Let's break it down: "I am a bartender, not an escort." Ok, fair enough. Everyone's a classy girl until proven otherwise. What's that? - "It was Halloween. I was dressed like a Victoria... 2 years 4 months
Bonus Bananas September 28, 2012That video is nauseatingly untrue. Obama/MSM - a ticket for the ages. And did anyone else notice who paid for that ad? "The Jewish Council for Education and Research". WTF is that? 2 years 9 months
What is the best bank/online broker/credit card...For checking - Schwab Investor Checking can't be beat. You can use any ATM in the world and they'll refund any fee you're charged. Yes, that even includes the $20 fees in strip clubs or casinos (I uh, heard from a friend). Not to mention it's interest bearing - doesn't matter much now since it's... 2 years 10 months
So we have our private group nowI'm down, what are the stakes? 2 years 10 months
Rent Your LifeIf it flies, drives, floats, or fucks... 2 years 11 months
When random people add you on LinkedInAlways ignore randos. I also sometimes ignore people I know if I don't think it will benefit me to be connected to them. Even if I know you in real life, the fact that you work at Applebee's is going to get you ignored. 2 years 11 months
The douchiest things I ever said: can you top...All your responses to bankerella's post so clearly illustrate the point she's making. I'd like to put a finer point on it though - it's the transition from the "high class elitist douche" of the boomer years, ensconced in a life of luxury and oblivious to everything else, to today "low class douche... 3 years 2 weeks
Change the font back WSOI dunno, I kind of like it... 3 years 1 month