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HBS 2+2 for a business major + F500 internshipsB10 school (lower-tier) finance major 3.9 , F500 FLDP internship at 2 different companies, above average EC's, aiming for 720~740 GMAT. Do I have any shot at HBS 2+2? Is it even worth applying? 1 year 9 months
Baird vs. Blair vs. Lincoln vs. Houlihan (CorpFin)Could anyone please "rank" these Midwest mm banks based on 1) PE exit ops 2)Comp 3)Culture? Thanks! 1 year 10 months
Summer Analysts... How's it Going So Far?I just finished off my first week at a F500. Few things I realized are: work-life balance is overrated when you're living in a place without friends, and boredom is exhausting. How's it going in IBD, summer analysts? Hanging in there? Anyone absolutely love it? Anyone want to never step foot in... 2 years 2 weeks
How to be a star?Just started a F500 FLDP internship last week. I'm a rising junior and want to go into IBD next summer. After finishing up with orientation, I realize that most kids, if not all kids have 1)top GPA 2)Very good EC 3)good interpersonal/communication skills. Evereyone seems smart and capable. I... 2 years 3 weeks
Senior Banker vs. PE - Difference?Could someone lay out the main differences between senior bankers (VP+) and PE VP's? I know that bankers have to be good salesmen and play politics well, but how much of that carries on to senior level at PE firms? 2 years 1 month
What do Post-MBA Sr. Associate/VP's do? So I know Pre-MBA role in PE tends to be more modeling focused. However, what do post-mba PE VP's do? How do you perform "well" in their role and move up the ladder? Edit: Curious about MM firms, 2 years 1 month
Don't do an analyst stint if you want to...I've read that saying a couple of times on WSO. I think that there's a slight chance I might want to banking for a long term. Is it really true that you should not do an analyst stint if that's the case? 2 years 1 month
GPA question... Please don't crucify meDisclaimer: I used the search function- I feel like my question might be a little different. I go to college in one of those states that have dual credit HS/College classes in high school, and I took 27 credit hours in high school from a community college and got a 4.0 On my official... 2 years 2 months
Finance major + English minor vs Accounting major.... 1 month 2 weeks
Global 500 company exec works 120 hours per week!?Just an interesting story I wanted to share - had a conversation with a family friend who's a junior level executive at Samsung/LG/Sony in Asia. I imagine an exec position at a F500 to be quite cushy in the US. However it's a different ball game in Asia. He mentioned that he goes to work at 6am... 2 years 3 months


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Success story and thank you, BB TMTsf? 1 year 7 months
Is NY the only way to go for Investment Banking?[quote=NorthSider] AsianMonky: Echoing Blue Shirt's comment above - For Chicago- if you plan on being there for the long run (no specific interest in PE) would it be better to start out at a strong mm chicago bank (hlhz, blair), or a regional BB office? In general, I would advise that long-... 1 year 7 months
Is NY the only way to go for Investment Banking?[quote=NorthSider]Since most of this thread has sung the gospel of regional offices, I'll give you my generally pro-NY perspective. First, let's get this out of the way: regional offices will obviously have a leg up with buyside recruiting in their locale. As has been mentioned previously,... 1 year 7 months
MM bonus / comp. 1 year 7 months
actuary vs investment bankingPost resume? 1 year 7 months
Big 4 Audit vs Rotation Program (Not GE) Given my...Big 4. 1 year 7 months
Which MBAs allow for the best chance of breaking...[quote=acrew09]As someone who is currently at HSW, I'd agree its definitely an uphill battle. The first thing the career center does is burst any thoughts that you can easily recruit for PE. Anyone who wants to do PE coming out NEEDS a summer PE internship, if they don't have prior experience.... 1 year 7 months
Finance major + English minor vs Accounting major.... 1 year 8 months
PWC tax challenge good for IB resume[quote=Marcus_Halberstram]I'd say there's 2 scenarios: 1. You have several case studies on your resume and you came in 1st in all of them, in which case while this adds to that consistent drive to excel; it doesn't really add anything since you already have a few strong performances on your resume... 1 year 8 months
Are there any high paying Finance careers for...[quote=langue]I used to think that I was an introvert, but then I realized that the real issue was that I actually just disliked everyone I was interacting with.[/quote] I can relate. I definitely am a lot more social around people I enjoy. 1 year 9 months