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GMAT During Analyst Stint?Monkeys, Have any of you studied for and taken the GMAT during your analyst stint? If so, how did you manage? I imagine it would be very difficult with the 80-110hr work weeks. Did you do it late at night, or on a spare weekend day? I think many would choose to rest and recover their mind/... 3 years 4 months
2012 EMEA Analyst Class - Training in LondonInterested to know when the different banks are beginning their training programmes, or if they have already began? Do all the banks begin at the same time? Where will you be staying? It would be appreciated if incoming analysts could post this information! Cheers! 3 years 4 months


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Don't firms in Dubai (at least the global ones)...Don't firms in Dubai (at least the global ones) cover or provide some subsidy for living costs? Also, have any of you worked there or do you know anyone that does? What is the general perception of such a position (in terms of weight on the resume)? I.e. is working at KKR Dubai seen as (nearly... 3 years 3 months
Is it like in North America, where you work for...Is it like in North America, where you work for two years in IB, then recruit into PE there? Do you have to be working at a GS/MS/JPM to get recruited in one of the top shops? 3 years 3 months
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I heard the hours were brutal at this office (...I heard the hours were brutal at this office (more so than most others). Can anyone verify? 3 years 3 months
jgc2122: What skills are excepted to be know...[quote=jgc2122]What skills are excepted to be know before the first day of a summer analyst position(internship) at an investment bank? Are all the nessary skills taught during training sessions?[/quote] Spelling and grammar will be useful. Double check your work. Also: basic finance and... 3 years 3 months
BlackHat: hmg0722: Yes I have passion in...[quote=BlackHat][quote=hmg0722]Yes I have passion in Finance. I just love where, how the numbers interact each others and just the concept and ideas of valuation.[/quote] This is the problem with 90% of the people trying to get into this field. [quote=hmg0722] I've always wanted to work so... 3 years 3 months
jadedmonkey2: I am a first year analyst at a top...[quote=jadedmonkey2]I am a first year analyst at a top BB and just found out my bonus / rank earlier this week and I am extremely disappointed. I am bottom bucket and have one of the lowest bonuses in my class. [/quote] Mind sharing some feedback? Interested to know what some factors were... 3 years 3 months
SanDiegoBolt: Honestly, I don't know his exact...[quote=SanDiegoBolt]Honestly, I don't know his exact study routine. When he was at MS, I barely could hang with him b/c he was working / studying all the time.[/quote] Thanks SanDiegoBolt! Appreciate the response. 3 years 4 months
SanDiegoBolt: My buddy did it while at MS in his...[quote=SanDiegoBolt]My buddy did it while at MS in his 1st year IBD. He decided after 6 months that IB was not for him after his 2 year stint. He got into Harvard, and is now working at a logistics company making high 6 figures. FYI, he's only 32, married, and has a kid on the way. best decision... 3 years 4 months
SECfinance: I'm planning on getting my GMAT out...[quote=SECfinance]I'm planning on getting my GMAT out of the way before I start as an analyst.[/quote] Wish I could have done the same before I graduated, but things didn't pan out that way. Does anyone know of people who studied for their GMAT while IB analysts? Want to know if it's possible... 3 years 4 months
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