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Walk-in "cold call" Success Story Moderator note (Andy): This success-story update was posted in the orignal thread ("Walk-in "cold call" question") by DJBanker. SirTradesaLot and I thought it should be added to the homepage for those who never saw it. Hello Monkeys, I am sure some of you are curious as to my recent... 2 years 9 months
Walk-in "cold call" questionHey guys, looking for some advice. So I've been knocking on a few doors recently by making early morning drop ins which is a great experience btw. While doing my research of firms, I became more focused on understanding the strategies and culture (boutique and medium sized firms) which has helped... 2 years 9 months
29, ex DJ, prop trader looking for a change...Hi.. I have been browsing through the website reading the various posts but can't seem to find an answer that would directly apply to my situation. So I have made a few mistakes in my life.. largest being that I effed up my undergrad and had a horrible GPA (2.3) in my BA degree in Psychology.... 3 years 1 month

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Many thanks for the shout out. Glad and honored...Many thanks for the shout out. Glad and honored to be a Certified User! 1 year 5 months
I'm pretty similar to the rest - will work out,...I'm pretty similar to the rest - will work out, eat (sometimes room service, other times at the hotel bar or a restaurant in the city that I've been meaning to try out), grab a drink or two and prep for the next day's meetings. 2 years 2 weeks
Thanks monkeys! Thanks monkeys! 2 years 9 months
Thanks everyone, I'm glad the story is having...Thanks everyone, I'm glad the story is having some impact. FYI, loving my job - working my ass off, learning some dope material and no regrets. 2 years 9 months
So I guess it's a good thing to be here then So I guess it's a good thing to be here then 2 years 11 months
huanleshalemei: DJBanker: huanleshalemei:...[quote=huanleshalemei][quote=DJBanker][quote=huanleshalemei]Congrats! I probably passed you by in the past weeks, @ T-Dot as well.[/quote] Thanks! How did you know it was TO?[/quote] Cause your strategy may not work in any other NA 'financial hubs'.[/quote] Impressive lol... the job is... 2 years 11 months
huanleshalemei: Congrats! I probably passed you...[quote=huanleshalemei]Congrats! I probably passed you by in the past weeks, @ T-Dot as well.[/quote] Thanks! How did you know it was TO? 2 years 11 months
Hello Monkeys, I am sure some of you are curious...Hello Monkeys, I am sure some of you are curious as to my recent developments, and there have been a few. So let's begin: When I originally posted my question, I was very new to the concept of walking in, as I'm sure some of you can relate to. I received great feedback and advice which not... 2 years 11 months
Thanks monkeys.. for a 29 year old (ex) DJ with...Thanks monkeys.. for a 29 year old (ex) DJ with one year "relevant" experience at a prop trading firm, I can't explain how relieved I am. What an end to a crazy journey. 2 years 11 months
So more updates as I move along... I did contact...So more updates as I move along... I did contact one of the alumni VPs.. sent an email and followed up according to plan via phone. Had a great conversation with her; learned about the firm and where things are going. Unfortunately she was a bit reluctant to mention anything about the hiring... 3 years 5 days