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+63 Facepalm moments at info sessions 96 3y
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+63 BBs as Ivy Leagues 33 6mo
+63 BAML SA 2020 guide fellow BB interns 102 4mo
+62 Advice for New Analysts Seeking PE Exits 67 4y
+62 Do you guys actually enjoy your jobs? 90 6mo
+62 Sick of ‘Do I have a Chance’ Posts 36 2y
+62 What do you tell people you work as? 68 1y
+62 If I don’t like IB... 63 3mo
+62 Creating a Family dynasty of highly efficient Investment Bankers 13 7mo
+62 Week 2 of IBD Internship: Hitting the Desk 87 6mo
+61 Where Did You Go When You Realized Banking Wasn't For You? 60 1mo
+61 If you could start over, would you still be in Finance? 55 1mo
+61 DB HR Recommends Exploring "Summer Alternatives" for SA 218 6mo
+61 Stupid WSO Sayings 52 3mo
+61 People who didn't make it into IB: What are you doing now? 43 6mo
+61 WORST Task You've Been Given at Work? 109 11mo
+61 Strangest thing you've seen while in the restroom 70 1y
+61 An Honest reflection from my first Summer Analyst role: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly (mainly bad and ugly) 32 6mo
+60 Tips For Incoming FT Analysts That Did NOT Do an IB Internship 21 6mo
+60 Guide: Cold Contacting Investment Bankers For Non Targets 108 6mo
+60 Hardest interview questions? 65 1mo
+60 2020 Full-time IB Analyst Recruiting 406 1d
+60 2021 Sophomore SA Recruiting 294 1w
+60 My not-so-secrets to success 91 6mo
+60 RBC is NOT a BB. Change my Mind. 56 6mo
+60 JPM delays SA 2020 start date to July 6th 90 4mo
+59 Bulge bracket analyst perks 105 7mo
+59 Most Valuable Hard Skills? 39 1y
+59 Barclays Springboard 2020 384 3mo
+59 GS Merger Rumors 76 6mo
+59 Scam Internship List: Be Aware 147 3w
+59 WSO, It Is Time To Talk 139 4y
+59 Top Groups on Wall Street 260 2y
+59 Request for Mods: Consider adding a Restructuring forum? 35 3mo
+59 Goldman IBD Recruiting Stats 45 6mo
+58 2020 SA Still a go? Anyone hear back from the companies? 221 3mo
+58 I'm lonely 61 8mo
+58 BAML 2019 SA Megathread 477 1y
+58 Asians not diverse. why? 34 8mo
+58 Fair warning and a word from the wise: IB is NOT the only path 59 2d
+58 IB is stupid 39 2mo
+58 Bullet Proof Comps Recipe 19 2y
+58 Follow up on my Last Diversity Post 125 6mo
+58 banker career/lifestyle....not all that great? worth it? 269 6mo
+58 NEW YORK is OVERRATED 64 4mo
+57 Associates who started as analysts: Why did you stay in IB? 60 1mo
+57 Why do investment bankers get paid so much when their work is so easy? 96 1y
+57 Wells Fargo Fires Bankers for Expense Policy Violations 78 2y
+57 How do you CRUSH your interviews? 33 6mo
+57 Interview: Tell me a joke 77 2mo
+57 Ask Fake DickFuld January 2016 115 1y
+57 London IB Summer Internship Discussion 2018 428 6mo
+57 What if Goldman Sachs & J.P. Morgan merged together? 68 4y
+57 Yes, You Are Having a Quarter Life Crisis (and it's ok) 163 6mo
+56 Morgan Stanley 2019 SA Megathread 542 2mo
+56 Anyone feeling burnt out by recruitment? 51 3y
+56 JP Morgan Investment Banking Junior Analyst Full Time Program 471 10mo
+56 What is that Analyst skill set everyone is talking about exactly? 34 6mo
+56 Dating future banker boy: get out now? or stick it out? 52 6mo
+56 Q&A: I hate my Banking job. Most likely transferring to Back office. 129 1y
+56 Reneging -What do I say 53 2w
+56 Why the focus on exit opps? 156 2y
+56 The Truth About PWP 130 3d
+56 Good MD stories? 32 1y
+56 Worst Mistake you've ever made in an interview? Can it beat mine 71 2w
+55 How Many Times is Acceptable to Use the Bathroom at Work? 35 1y
+55 Barclays 2020 Summer Intern 88 5mo
+55 The Myth of the "Target School" 66 6mo
+55 To those at EBs... 31 6mo
+55 Cold feet and dread 51 8mo
+54 What the fuck is going on at Barclays 115 4mo
+54 Wso demographic 121 1mo
+54 IB in Los Angeles - banks, groups, culture? 86 3mo
+54 How to get rejected from an IB internship 39 1y
+54 Will I lose my IB internship if I get arrested during a peaceful protest? 40 5mo
+54 What Perks Do You Guys Get in your IBD Jobs? 79 3y
+54 Still no MD after 30+ Years 36 6mo
+54 IB to Real Madrid 17 6mo
+54 Why so few black analysts/associates? 95 2y
+54 Developing a Yogi/Monk's work ethic for IB 44 6d
+53 Prefer Elite Boutiques or Bulge Brackets? 75 3y
+53 Did anyone enjoy or appreciate their IB experience? 53 1mo
+53 2017 FT IB Analyst Recruiting Megathread 500 4y
+53 Where do the IBD Rejects go? 57 1y
+53 Terrible Boutiques Megathread 169 1mo
+53 Why Investment Banking? 43 Sample Answers 416 3y
+53 Bulge Bracket and Elite Boutique Tiers 362 6mo
+53 Why does everyone want to work at a top bank? 61 7mo
+53 What I hate about Banking 61 2y
+53 Non US/Europe IB/PE Overview 34 3mo
+53 Mom is friends with an MD from GS... how do I approach this? 22 1y
+52 Q&A: Investment Banking Intern Season 72 1y
+52 Overview of Sell-Side M&A 52 3y
+52 Investment Banking Stigma 50 6mo
+52 Asian name on resume 125 3y
+52 What Banking Phrases Can You Not Stand? 40 2y
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+51 Why Banks Need to Make a Faster Move 46 7mo
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