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Finance podcasts?Any of you know of any good finance podcasts? There's Slate Money, FT's Banking Weekly (though it's super focused on EU banks), Bloomberg's Masters in Business. Anything else? To give you a sense of my taste, I'm a big fan of Felix Salmon, EDM, Joe Weisenthal, and of course Matt Levine (I... 6 months 2 weeks
Quantitative Skills + MBB = ???Hi all, I'm graduating with a pair of (undergraduate) STEM degrees and starting at MBB this summer. Are there career paths that make sense for someone with scientific literacy, quantitative skills, and experience at MBB? I really have no idea where I want to be in 3-5 years, and I'm... 3 years 3 months


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Standing Desk - 1st Year AnalystWhy the hell would anyone care? This is an HR or office manager issue. No one in the front office would even know you asked. 1 week 3 hours
Transitioning from NYC BB to London PE. Is it...Yes, possible. Some firms (eg, Advent) will come out to NYC to interview, or just combine their processes (or both). Only downside is that you won't be on the radar of the UK-based recruiters, so you'll have to reach out proactively. London PE spots are filled on a much more ad-hoc basis even... 1 month 5 days
MBB to PE time frame?I have not seen any decline in interest in PE in the last few years (maybe vs. 2006, but of course I was not around to witness that era). I have not heard much talk about saturation in PE being a big driver of whether or not people recruit for PE, but that may becasue the big funds that hire... 2 months 1 week
Finance podcasts?Masters in Business has had like 5 great podcasts in a row. Highly reccomended. 5 months 6 days
Finance podcasts?Saw it, was not focused on finance podcasts. I think the Motley fools podcast is the only finance podcast from the thread that I did not include here. 6 months 2 weeks
Choosing between McKinsey, Bain, and BCG?[quote=dagro] Mck: most prestigious, biggest, greatest network, "let's do our work, and do it right" attitude r.[/quote] Implying that BCG and Bain don't have the attitude of producing quality work? Ridiculous. If anything, compared to Bain and BCG, McKinsey is far more concerned with *who*... 7 months 2 days
Choosing between McKinsey, Bain, and BCG?What city are you in? Relative strengths/attractiveness of clients differ a lot by city (and country). [Actually, don't tell us but consider the question]. Corollary to the previous question: are you interested in a particular vertical? Strengths within particular verticals differ by firm and by... 7 months 2 days
Big 4 to buy MBB?Don't you think Bain employees would be in an ideal position to evaluate your claim that overloaded back office systems are bring the firm down? 8 months 2 weeks
Big 4 to buy MBB?This is the dumbest fucking thing I have ever heard. 8 months 3 weeks
Someone PLEASE Talk Me Out of Taking the LSAT/...Reading legal documents is by far the most boring thing I occasionally do on the job. Writing those documents all day must be fucking terrible. 9 months 4 weeks