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+33 Financial Modeling Courses - Best Options & Discount 11 7h
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+19 Can I leverage my sister's attendance at Penn to break into IB? 17 7h
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  • Goldman Sachs 19 98.8%
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  • JPMorgan Chase 03 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

April 2024 Investment Banking

  • Harris Williams & Co. 18 99.4%
  • JPMorgan Chase 10 98.8%
  • Lazard Freres 05 98.3%
  • Morgan Stanley 07 97.7%
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Professional Growth Opportunities

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  • Goldman Sachs 17 98.3%
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  • JPMorgan Chase 05 97.1%

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