+4,276 Bank of America - Juniors Strike to start Monday May 6th 461 3w
+3,709 Most Badass Intern Story? 259 4w
+2,725 FROM A LEVFIN BANKER - This is how an Apollo LBO Deal works 181 2mo
+2,006 Investment Banking Interview Questions - 15 Answers to Land the Job 226 2w
+1,908 20 Most Frequently Asked Questions - London Edition 677 2d
+1,763 Investment Banking Analyst: 15 Things I Wish I Knew 179 5mo
+1,709 What I Wish Every First Year Analyst Knew 172 5mo
+1,604 IB Analyst Disaster. 79 10mo
+1,525 8 Reflections on Leaving IB After a Decade 105 6mo
+1,516 How can we do better? 331 1y
+1,496 I Love Investment Banking 137 5mo
+1,321 Life after Investment Banking 361 5mo
+1,286 Exit Opps Are Paradise 65 6mo
+1,279 Some Observations from an MD 142 1y
+1,243 Has the pendulum swung too far? 284 1mo
+1,227 IB is my paradise. 70 8mo
+1,181 Bonus Season - Comps 1,204 3w
+1,167 If I see another "Incoming IBD Analyst/Summer Analyst" on LinkedIn.. I'll k--l someone 225 4w
+1,156 Cringeworthy LinkedIn posts 254 1y
+1,071 A Letter To All Top 10 University Kids Complaining About Recruiting 75 1mo
+1,056 Investment Banks as the Houses of Westeros - Game of Thrones (GoT) 81 7mo
+1,055 IB Sucks. I'm out 193 7mo
+1,034 Leo Lukenas was his name. Fundraiser for His Family is Here. (Bank of America Associate that passed away) 96 2w
+1,032 Goldman Sachs 2020 SA 1,955 1y
+1,008 2018 Summer Analyst IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread Page 1,424 1y
+1,006 How much damage has banking done to your life? 175 3w
+993 Immigrant, Homeless, Broke AF but FINALLY LANDS IB at a BB. 85 1y
+920 The Efficient Career Hypothesis: Almost All Jobs Are Priced In 109 7mo
+913 BOFA ALREADY TRYING TO COVER UP THEIR TRACKS 99 1w
+909 2022 Analyst Bonus Thread 1,023 4mo
+909 Want to get me on the phone? Here's how - a networking overview. 207 1y
+894 A non-target's failure 137 10mo
+893 Current IBankers: What would you do if a summer candidate reneged another offer to sign with your firm? 246 10mo
+893 F*&King Analysts 164 11mo
+886 Target vs. Non-Target 553 7mo
+853 Leaving IB Soon, Final Rants 104 1y
+847 Getting Crushed is Paradise 53 1y
+843 Can’t believe it’s over 77 11mo
+843 Why work the best years of our lives away? 217 6mo
+825 FT Partners is Paradise 70 1y
+820 You Need to Get Out - Rant, my experience for 5 years in IB 126 1mo
+804 Wall Street GPAs: Is a 3.5 GPA Good? 1,003 1y
+791 Summer Analyst dies at Lincoln International 167 4y
+779 I'm so lost 96 3y
+773 Investment Banking is Broken 125 1y
+769 WARNING : Do NOT enter IB (coming from a VP at a BB) 261 1w
+737 Q&A: extreme poverty to non target to investment banking 105 3y
+720 Piper Jaffray: Sweatier Than Ever in 2018 166 1y
+718 We All Sound Stupid - a Manifesto 116 1y
+715 New JP Morgan SA 2020 Thread 1,971 2y
+715 Working in FIG (Financial Institutions Group) - An Overview. 82 1y
+698 A friend of mine cheated and got an Internship offer at a BB IB 172 1y
+697 Don’t tell people you work in IB or PE 97 1y
+697 People make fun of me in IB 106 1y
+695 Help me understand the new generations… 136 11mo
+672 Why guaranteed full-time offers make sense 175 4y
+666 Centerview analyst suing for $5m for not being allowed to sleep 9 hours 168 1mo
+666 Memoirs of a First-Year Associate 49 11mo
+665 Failed joke attempt in interview 51 1y
+659 That's it. 165 3w
+659 Hedge Fund is Paradise 47 5mo
+657 Is investment banking full of rich kids? 142 1y
+650 Banker With Terminal Illness - If I Can Make It So Can You 52 11mo
+648 Depressing Moelis & Co. Staffer Email 199 2y
+646 This is a dark day for Wall Street. 46 1mo
+642 Most badass Partner/MD moment? 75 8mo
+642 Techies: Stop Coping 89 1y
+636 Working 9-5 is Paradise 51 1y
+636 What brainteasers has everyone been asked in interviews? 1,110 2y
+633 GS Analyst Survey Results 289 3y
+626 2018 Full-Time IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread Page 987 4y
+622 Started to date a girl BUT HUGE Problem 73 1y
+617 Fucked up recruitment and low self-esteem 107 5mo
+615 BofA Associate Death - WSJ, FT, CNBC, Bloomberg 59 1mo
+604 Big 4 is Paradise 61 1y
+604 From BO to IBD, kid gets fired on the first week. 103 4y
+596 Silly Shit Interns Do 156 2y
+594 New guy, leaving at 5 because I don't have anything to do. MD is pissed. 111 6mo
+590 Summers Aren’t Impressive? 146 1y
+590 Are all kids in IB goobers? 146 2y
+590 1st Year Analysts Quitting? 353 3mo
+587 Let us WFH 177 1y
+586 David and Goliath: The Boutique and The Bulge Bracket 75 2y
+583 Is IB not as attractive anymore? 145 2y
+582 [Very Long Post] Stepping Off the IB Train 27 10mo
+581 How I went from non target 2.3 gpa to 7 figure buy side seat 69 1y
+575 Goldman Sachs LND: how To Get <ED> Executive Director @GBM (Sales&Trade) Front Office? Total Non-Target Play HR D&I Game...It Worked (Real 2022case).Hope Admin Will Show unbiased understanding Importance discussion. Exclusive peek how HR recruit EDs..., 33 1mo
+574 Reflecting on my Investment Banking Experience: Lessons Learned 32 2y
+571 Investment Banking Fucking Sucks and I Personally Advise Against it 86 1w
+569 Banks with best cultures 201 3mo
+563 Energy Investment Banking in Houston? Anyone have rankings? 683 1y
+562 Systemic Oppression of Non-Target Students 196 3y
+558 Networking as a woman - my experience and questions 141 4y
+552 Goldman Sachs IBD SA 2021 Superdays 1,092 3y
+548 On-Cycle, IB Offers, Hair Splitting, Depression, and "The Path" 54 10mo
+548 Success in IB - Not Taught in B-School 36 11mo
+547 All Citi Summer Analysts 2020 receive full time offer 255 3y
+545 EB is Paradise 35 11mo
+542 Funniest things MDs say 129 3y
+542 I bumped into Lloyd Blankfein on the street and called him Jamie Dimon 76 4y

Career Advancement Opportunities

June 2024 Investment Banking

  • Jefferies & Company 02 99.4%
  • Perella Weinberg Partners New 98.9%
  • Lazard Freres 01 98.3%
  • Harris Williams & Co. 24 97.7%
  • Goldman Sachs 16 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

June 2024 Investment Banking

  • Harris Williams & Co. 19 99.4%
  • Lazard Freres 06 98.9%
  • JPMorgan Chase 09 98.3%
  • Morgan Stanley 05 97.7%
  • Moelis & Company 01 97.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

June 2024 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Freres 01 99.4%
  • Jefferies & Company 02 98.9%
  • Perella Weinberg Partners 18 98.3%
  • Goldman Sachs 16 97.7%
  • Moelis & Company 05 97.1%

Total Avg Compensation

June 2024 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (5) $648
  • Vice President (22) $375
  • Associates (94) $260
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (14) $181
  • Intern/Summer Associate (33) $170
  • 2nd Year Analyst (69) $168
  • 1st Year Analyst (206) $159
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (151) $101
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