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Northwestern Mutual internship before junior year?OCR didn't work for me and I've been applying for internships non-stop since my summer break started a couple weeks ago. I still don't have any solid summer plans yet and the only interviews I have right now are for NWM, a marketing intern position with a small start-up, and a social media/... 3 years 9 months
BP Trading Simulation?I'm registered for a BP trading simulation for sophomores tomorrow and I was just wondering what to expect. I know that there's an introduction to commodity trading before the actual simulation, but am I expected to know details about the industry already? 4 years 1 week
sophomore resume - no work experience, low gpaHi guys, I'm a sophomore applying for summer internships. My gpa's low enough that I'm not listing it on my resume and I don't have any work experience, so I know I'm at a huge disadvantage from the start. I'm probably going to be aiming for a PWM internship this summer but this is the first time I... 4 years 2 weeks
Wall Street Prep's financial training...Wall Street Prep's doing a financial training seminar at my university this spring and I was just wondering if it's worth registering for this as a sophomore. 4 years 3 weeks
How to network?So I seriously fucked up my freshman year of college because of a variety of factors (difficult transition b/c my mother seriously coddled me all through high school, complicated family situation with my parents separating/filing for divorce+uncertain financial situation=messy situation all-around... 4 years 1 month


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Yeah, that's what I was thinking too. I'm still...Yeah, that's what I was thinking too. I'm still hoping to land a PWM internship or something with a boutique but I don't know what boutiques are in the area and all my internet searches have only turned up a few. My main worry is that because NWM is a big name and a Vault top 10 internship, it... 3 years 9 months
It's in Ann Arbor, actually. It's a one and a...It's in Ann Arbor, actually. It's a one and a half hour information session/trading simulation that's supposed to include "an overview of commodity trading, instructions on the trading simulation, the simulation itself and then a debrief." 4 years 1 week
yeah, my chinese professor told me that I'm...yeah, my chinese professor told me that I'm conversationally fluent (I'm learning how to read/write right now, but I'm in the course sequence for native speakers so we've already covered a good 500+ characters) but I'm just worried that if I put that on my resume the assumption is that I'm fluent... 4 years 1 month
Thanks! One more question - would it help my case...Thanks! One more question - would it help my case if I listed my 1st and 2nd year GPA (well, 2nd year GPA to date) to show a trend of improvement? If I continue to do improve academically then I was thinking I could try to pass off my first year GPA as a one-time thing. 4 years 1 month
I grew up speaking Chinese and English, so I'm a...I grew up speaking Chinese and English, so I'm a native speaker when it comes to Mandarin. I'm fine with cultural references and some local jargon and the Shanghai dialect (to an extent) but because I only ever use Chinese for casual conversation/vacation I can't really participate in conversations... 4 years 1 month
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