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Recruiting season is here now...so make sure you're ready for it with a Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done in a...

Be a WSO Social Chair & Help Host WSO Meetups in Your City

We've been getting more events going on lately (Paris, NYC , London,) + SF and Singapore have events coming up soon.

We are looking for 1-2 WSO members in major cities...

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If you text the 3 letters "WSO" to the # 38470, you will be entered to receive 1 special discount every month to WSO's products and services...these include WSO Resume Review, Wall Street Mentors , Financial Modeling Training, WSO Job Board, WSO Video Library and more...again, it's as simple as texting the 3 letters "WSO" to 38470 :-)

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Sales & Trading Interview Questions - Gekko's Guidance Part 2

In Part 2 of Gekko's Guidance, I'm going to cover S&T interview prep (also can be used for Research). Part 1 of Gekko's Guidance .

This guide is meant to cover all...

A Letter to a Chimp

Dear My Little Chimp,

Slow down, child. I know you are just starting that BB investment banking job and are looking to move into private equity, or you just started that biz dev role and are studying for the GMAT so you can get into B-school, but first, you have a lot of work to do.

You're off on a fun adventure, though it may not seem like it every single day. You're being paid to learn various skills that will continue to make you money and provide a certain level of security for the remainder of your life. You may find some days you're the ball, but other days you're the Louisville Slugger. Some days you're the windshield. Some days you're the bug. Ride the waves.

If you can last through the late hours, challenging personalities, lack of sleep, and self-inflicted poor nutrition (because, let's be real, you can choose to eat healthy foods and drink in moderation), many doors will open to you. And these doors are not limited to suit-wearing jobs in New York City. You're showing the world that you can compete professionally with the big dogs. You're not in triple-A anymore.

Law School is a Terrible Idea

What is a default answer for anyone who does not have a job after graduation?

The answer I hear far too often is law school.

In my opinion, it is an answer...

How to Make a Phone App if You Only Know Investment Banking

After my original post describing why I decided to resign from Rothschild and start my own company, we have since expanded Rickshaw to 22 currencies and 6 languages. Passengers...

New WSO Blogging Internship!

If you are a financial professional and would like to contribute a series of posts to WSO (not an internship) please email me directly: [email protected] - Thanks! ....

The Divorce Fund: Speculating on Your Misery

I have spoken candidly in the past and will gladly do so again, about my misadventures in the world of marriage. It's a world many foolish men enter, but few ever leave financially unscathed. Today, we look at yet another nail in the coffin of this once noble and righteous institution.

One year ago, Stacey Napp founded Balance Point. Not surprisingly, with money from her own divorce settlement. Balance Point is a divorce investment fund. It essentially ponies up its legal services for free (under the guise of a financial investment) and takes a percentage of the winnings, pardon... settlement .

What It Really Means to Be "Alpha"

I'm fairly new here, and deciding what to write about in a blog entry might seem easy enough, but I'd rather people enjoy what I read than just read it and forget it. So I...

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