Rejected again.

After a very promising interview I received another rejection. I am a senior at a target school doing full time recruitment, with 4 different internships in AM and am still struggling. It really sucks. Some days I just wanna cry but I don't. It is so hard right now, every time I get so close it's just not enough. I don't know what to do but keep applying. It's tough, really tough though. I just want a job so I can start my life.

Seeing my friends excelling right now also doesn't help, I feel like the odd ball at a target who can't secure shit despite good experience and a good school. It really sucks.

Comments (15)

Jun 29, 2022 - 6:06pm
The Prospect, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Don't give up, what's past is past and shouldn't prevent you from being on your A Game for the next interviews.

You should ask for feedback regarding the interview / choice

Jun 30, 2022 - 12:24am
DreamforIB, what's your opinion? Comment below:

They gave it to me today. It was because they "wanted someone who was more senior with more underwriting experience."

Jun 29, 2022 - 8:56pm
Isaiah_53_5 πŸ’ŽπŸ™ŒπŸ’ŽπŸ™ŒπŸ’Ž, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Just keep plugging away. Broaden your search. Good luck.Β 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Jun 29, 2022 - 11:08pm
Five Star Man, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Sounds like you need to get hungrier. Stop whining about your target school and internships.Β 

How many alumni have you contacted? How many other folks you know? How many friends with offers are helping you with interview prep, are they being candid about your performance? Has anyone reviewed your resume for obvious issues?

If you're not doing everything you can, you need to be. This shit is hyper-competitive, so have a cry and get back to work, it doesn't get any easier.Β 

If you're the rare perfect candidate that people still can't see, you may have to do a detour and regroup.

Jun 29, 2022 - 11:12pm
Isaiah_53_5 πŸ’ŽπŸ™ŒπŸ’ŽπŸ™ŒπŸ’Ž, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Yeah contacting Alumni is key - especially from a Target. There should be strong networks in place.Β 

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

Jun 30, 2022 - 12:19am
DreamforIB, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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