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GMAT Quant - How low is a 'Low Quant'...Hey Guys. Had a quick question on what a low GMAT quant score is. I took the GMAT yesterday and I got a 710 with a 47 in Quant and a 40 in Verbal. I'll be applying to Yale SOM, Stern, Booth, Cornell and Darden. Some brief stats - Undergrad in Business Management with a 'First Class'.... 1 month 2 weeks
PE Advisory/Syndication to Principal InvestingHey guys. I currently work as an analyst at an MM Boutique, executing M... 2 years 10 months
How long before you closed your first deal?Hey guys. Its been a month since I started working at a MM M... 3 years 2 months
Need help!! What exactly is Private Equity...Hey guys. I signed an offer with an MM Boutique/PE Advisory firm last week. Had to work hard since I was working in Ops. Finally made it. However, I have a few questions and clarifications and am hoping that you guys could help me out. The firm where I am going to work does PE syndication/PE... 3 years 5 months
How do you value a firm?? An industry wise take.Hey guys.. Had my IB interview at a boutique today.. I had one specific question that has been haunting me all through the day now, "How do you value a software company?" I gave an answer stating that although all 3 methodologies could be used, in case of a mature and well established firm, DCF... 3 years 8 months
How do you dodge the We are not hiring point?Hey guys. Ive been cold calling and cold emailing boutiques. 95 percent of them have responded stating, "we're not hiring". Have any of you faced such situations? How did you guys manage to over come it? Is there anyway one could change or influence their decisions via cold calls and emails... 3 years 8 months
Can life get any worse?Hey guys. Just wanted to voice out my concern and seek for guidance. I dont know what to call my situation? Desperate? Maybe. I am from a Non Target in India. Main probelm is that I fooled around in college and didnt know the difference between operations and front office. Therefore I didn't do... 3 years 8 months
Differentiation in courses Hey Guys. This is my first post on this website and great to see all of you. I was astonished by the various career paths that one could take to get to IB. I have one similar dilemma and would be grateful if all you experienced guys could help me out. I am planning to apply to LSE and... 1 month 3 days

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Quite honestly, I wish I had known the difference...Quite honestly, I wish I had known the difference between the Front Office and the Back Office. Not all that glitters is gold and don't jump at ANY job that a global firm might offer. Water under the bridge though and life has come some way since then. 1 month 2 weeks
Thank you all of you. I really appreciate your...Thank you all of you. I really appreciate your advice and will go for a retake. 1 month 2 weeks
This is exactly why it would be hard for a Wall...This is exactly why it would be hard for a Wall Street bank to hire you. 3 months 2 days
It depends on your career goals. Here are my 2...It depends on your career goals. Here are my 2 cents from what I know (I work in Asia). Also, please note that I am speaking solely from a career (Progression, Exit Ops, B-School, Reputation) perspective rather than a skill set related perspective. 1 - Among the IB's you have mentioned, all of... 5 months 6 hours
Damn. The title of this thread is very misleading...Damn. The title of this thread is very misleading. . 2 years 8 months
They have their seperate B/O and F/O divisions....They have their seperate B/O and F/O divisions. The revenue model is very interesting. It is a lot to do with providing retail banking and cash management solutions to corporate and HNI's. Worked here for 2 and a half years. PM me for queries. 2 years 9 months
Flake: torreador: It changes a few things...[quote=Flake][quote=torreador]It changes a few things internally. Prior to moving to an M... 2 years 9 months
It changes a few things internally. Prior to...It changes a few things internally. Prior to moving to an M... 2 years 9 months
Sorry to bump in. Yes, this is true. TSS and IB...Sorry to bump in. Yes, this is true. TSS and IB merged and it is not called J P Morgan CIB (Corporate and Investment Banking). The main motive is to merge the Operations depts of TSS and IB, cross train employees, cut costs, etc. It wouldn't affect the Front Offices though. Except, they might pitch... 2 years 9 months
16rl: First of all, congrats; its a great...[quote=16rl]First of all, congrats; its a great programme, you should not have much issues getting a job in France, given you manage to secure a work visa. A study visa will not be a problem tho, HEC is VERY well known in France, the immigration office shouldn't make much fuss. From which... 2 years 10 months
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