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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 10 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 11 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 1 month
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 1 month
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 2 months
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 2 months
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 2 months
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 3 months
Finance major + English minor vs Accounting major.... 2 months 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 4 months

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NorthSider: AsianMonky: Echoing Blue Shirt's...[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 8 months
NorthSider: Since most of this thread has sung...[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 8 months
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Post resume? Post resume? 1 year 9 months
Big 4. Big 4. 1 year 9 months
acrew09: As someone who is currently at HSW, I'...[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 9 months
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Marcus_Halberstram: I'd say there's 2 scenarios...[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 9 months
langue: I used to think that I was an introvert...[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 10 months