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Site Broken? Chrome? Mac?I'm not sure if its the site, chrome, mac, or some combination thereof, but the site has been pretty messed as of late. What is the cause of this and is there a fix? 1 year 11 months
Anyone Been to the Dominican Republic?Has anyone been to the Dominican Republic. I was thinking of going down there for a week or two in May. Any recommendations? 2 years 1 month
Mars and Co MBA InterviewHas anyone interviewed/worked at Mars and Co or know anyone that has and can shed some light on the experience. Finding info is impossible and I might have a final round coming up soon. I just have no idea what to expect from the case. For example, BCG/Bain cases are driven by the interviewee where... 2 years 2 months
Iphone Apps to Practice Case (Math) Interviews?Does anyone have recommendations on iphone apps to practice mental math for case interviewing? I know I've seen stuff online in the past but can't find them now. Thanks. 2 years 5 months
Flow of Funds QuestionI have some questions on how funds are structured to pay out LPs and GPs. I also posted this in PE forum bought thought some Hedge Fund guys might have insight as well. 1. Do preferred rates pay off total invested capital or off total invested capital less the placement fee. For example, if... 3 years 11 months
Flow of Funds QuestionI have some questions on how funds are structured to pay out LPs and GPs. 1. Do preferred rates pay off total invested capital or off total invested capital less the placement fee. For example, if there is a 5% placement fee on a 1 million dollar investment, does the preferred rates pay off... 3 years 11 months
Peru Elections: A Case Study in Emerging Market...I have been living in Peru for the past two years and have been able to learn so much about the country, culture and economy - there is so much more to Peru than Machu Picchu. Unbeknownst to me, and probalby most for that matter, is that Peru has had a white hot economy for the past decade. Its... 3 years 11 months
Bschool: Loans vs. SavingsI did a search and couldn't really find any good discussions on this topic. But for those that are applying and those that have completed an MBA how do you/did you pay for school. Did you dip into personal savings or only use loans. I have about 1/3 of the cost all in saved up but don't know... 4 years 4 months
Thoughts on NYU Stern - For those the knowWanted to see what people in the know thought about NYU. I have applied to Columbia, Wharton, Kellogg and Duke and was thinking about doing a last minute NYU application (basically all of my essays will crossover). How is NYU perceived. Is it basically considered the school that Columbia kids... 4 years 4 months
What's going on at Columbia?This is too funny and pretty damn sad. Apparently first year wannabe bankers at Columbia need to be told about personal hygiene and how to dress. http://dealbreaker.com/2010/10/columbia-reminds-b-school-students-to-brush-teeth-remove-tacky-cufflinks-before-interfacing-with-potential-employers/ 4 years 7 months

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Top 20 Hedge Funds ListFirst of all you need to take a step back and look at who invests in hedge funds. By and large hedge funds investors are LPs that are massive pensions, endowments, family offices, etc. that are well diversified across asset classes. Alternative investments make up anywhere from 5-30% of these... 4 days 20 hours
Top 20 Hedge Funds Listhttp://www.aima.org/en/education/apples-and-apples--how-to-better-understand-hedge-fund-performance-.cfm 1 week 3 hours
So... who pays for the coffee?Think of it as dating and you're the girl. Offer the pay because that is what you should do and then be thankful when the guy offers. No one expects nor wants a free coffee from a broke ass college kid, or mba for that matter. Its just a about paying it forward and returning the favor one day... 1 week 1 day
Ex-McKinsey consultant here answering questions...Thanks this is helpful. Yea, I guess I was more incorrectly thinking along the lines of tectonic shifts within an organization. What you outlined makes a lot more sense in that you're plucking off isolated issues that in the grand scheme of things helps the organization as a whole, especially if... 1 week 1 day
The weak post-MBA finance job marketIn my opinion the point of an MBA academically is not what your gripes are about. Really, I think this goes beyond an MBA and really transcends into most subject matters. Just focusing on the academics, the point is to provide a broad overview of subject matter. Not to make you deeply enriched in... 1 week 3 days
The weak post-MBA finance job marketI wouldn't say that recruiting for IM/PE/HF/AM any year is easy at bschool. I think a lot of people go into an MBA program, tops one too, thinking they will be able to make the switch to those sectors - "gunning" or not. Simple fact remains is that unless one was in IM/PE/HF/AM before school its... 1 week 4 days
Ex-McKinsey consultant here answering questions...Thanks for doing this, two question: 1) To revisit the would you hire yourself question. Can you please elaborate on some of the projects/value add to clients from a strategy stand point. From my perspective, and I certainly could be wrong, its that management/the board has a strategy in mind... 1 week 5 days
IB Associate Recruiting TipsIn order of priority. 1) Network 2) Network 3) Network 4) Know and have a good story down pat - work on this before you get to school and fine tune while at school 5) Network 6) Know your technicals but you have until interviews to get those down pat 7) Network 8) Read the news and be up... 2 weeks 1 day
Hedge Fund: The Investment Life CycleA hard science degree is always valued because of the problem solving skills developed. It won't really benefit fundamental analysis directly, but going through a difficult hard science program is likely beneficial regardless of what field one chooses. 3 weeks 1 day
Hedge Fund: The Investment Life CycleIt entirely is based on the funds strategy. A lot of firms out there, quant funds, exclusively hire the types of people you mentioned. Personally, I don't see that would every transition to fundamental bottoms up research driven funds. 3 weeks 1 day