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Real Estate as a CareerHi there, Wanted to ask you guys a few questions and possibly share your experiences. I am going back to get my MBA in the fall at USC, which has a great real estate faculty and a possibility to do a dual degree in the meantime (MRED). I have exp in investment banking as well as corp fin and... 2 1 year 10 months
Financing Your MBANow that everything is pretty much set in stone for everyone what are you doing to finance your MBA? I have $40k in my PA that I'm debating on whether to liquidate and put into my living expenses. These are some general questions you should ask yourself before you sign on the dotted line. For... 50 1 year 10 months
AMA: I'm a media and entertainment analystBio: I moved to US at 13. Went to a top public university and broke into investment banking at a regional firm. Went into media and entertainment at a major studio. I would most likely focus on answering media... 33 2 years 1 month
When are you planning to leave?Now that most of us have an acceptance in hand, when are you planning to hand in your 2 week notice? For those that have already left, how long did you give yourself to wind down from the professional life before school starts? I am thinking of leaving in mid-March. I basically started working... 8 2 years 3 months
Class of 2016 MBA ApplicantsHey guys, Going to switch it up a bit today and see if there are any monkeys out there that'll be going through the MBA cycle in the upcoming months (Harvard's R1 is due 9 weeks from Please, for the love of God, don't turn this into a debate of "Is an MBA worth it?" (answer: it... 129 2 years 7 months
The Best Thing You'll Read All Day As I slave away for another midnight, I stumbled across this comic from the creator of Calvin and Hobbes. Don't quit your job though on his (or my) account! 1 2 years 8 months
My Epiphany about Fantasy Football and MBAAs I was taking a break from my essay brainstorming I, uh, decided to do some preliminary research on the upcoming fantasy football season. (BTW if you haven't had a chance pick up Matthew Berry's new book Fantasy Life. I finished it in two days. Hilarious. Here is a snippet of the book: http://www... 27 2 years 9 months
Essential Items - Food EditionHappy 4th! Hope everyone got some cool things lined up. This post came from chatting with a few certified users recently. I think it's pretty imperative I share these items that I own that I believe were essential in helping me through my banking days. Vitamix: I use this to make green... 14 2 years 10 months
Throwing It All AwayPreface: I have no legal background. I am posting this after Hernandez was charged with murder one and no bail. I actually had a great topic already lined up for this week's blog (Hint: it will include input by a popular user) but this news just irritates me to no end. Here is a guy, not even a... 25 2 years 10 months
How Much Value Can One Person Carry For a Brand? I've always been curious about how things work in the world of C-Suite executives and board of directors. Just when do they make the decision that XYZ, who is the face of the brand, have stayed too long in the game to matter anymore? 16 2 years 10 months


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inaccurate because it does not include a vest.inaccurate because it does not include a vest. 5 3 days 15 hours
not much. are you still interviewing for other...not much. are you still interviewing for other opps? are you glad you didn't end up getting a gig at surveyor? 8 1 week 4 days
During the summer I just had to share what type...During the summer I just had to share what type of accounts I had and what securities were in each of the accounts. You can trade if you want to but you have to clear it with compliance. Not worth the hassle so I just reported my holdings and left it there for the duration. OP, no one really... 17 3 weeks 4 days
Interesting anecdote: I went to Pabrai's meeting...Interesting anecdote: I went to Pabrai's meeting years back and asked him about his thoughts on management team. He basically said he doesn't care about them whatsoever, and that he's mostly concentrated on businesses that a monkey can run. I don't know if I was just young at the time, but that... 3 1 month 3 hours
Some quick hitters: -Where do you see the credit...Some quick hitters: -Where do you see the credit investing industry going? Do you think passive investing has a place in this arena? -Do you think the investors in the HY space will essentially become the market maker given the regulation that disallow principal investing? How will this impact... 77 1 month 1 week
Henderson has a few hundred million $ in this I...Henderson has a few hundred million $ in this I believe - 12 2 months 17 hours
I took an elective class on this. I think the...I took an elective class on this. I think the below should be what you're looking for, on top of what the three previous posts suggest: -book on supply chain mgmt (try dl-ing a pdf of this book: -knowing what the key performance indicators are (dashboard!) -... 5 2 months 1 day
at the sake of goodboyfx's career, the sake of goodboyfx's career, I realllllllllllly hope this is a parody/troll account 92 2 months 1 day
listen to mrb87. people that you reach out to...listen to mrb87. people that you reach out to will only have time to read one report, max. when they do interview you they will probably just give you a name to look at. 20 2 months 2 weeks
can you share with us the best/funniest death...can you share with us the best/funniest death threat? 108 3 months 3 weeks
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