+5 21 with no skills & knowledge. Want to get a job in finance. 5 1mo
0 No IB intern this summer 4 1mo
+10 Moving to NYC to network? 5 1mo
+8 Baird / WB / RJ / Lincoln which offer to take? 10 1mo
+13 Starting as Junior - Perfect Grades, Target, No Experience 4 1mo
+12 Improvements and help on Cold Email Format 1 1mo
+2 Questions for Financial Sponsors? 4 1mo
+3 What to do before my IB internship 3 1mo
+38 Full-Time Recruiting as a Summer Analyst 10 1mo
0 IB vs Consulting 1 1mo
+6 Not sure what to say in cold emails to search funds 5 1mo
+13 Deleted 5 1mo
+3 Wtf after you realize you hate IB?? 3 1mo
+7 Relocating to Hong Kong from the US 11 1mo
+10 FT Recruiting without Networking 11 1mo
0 Increasing LinkedIn connections 2 1mo
+26 Best paid jobs in Switzerland 26 1mo
+9 Side hustles that allowed to u to leave banking? 4 1mo
+4 What to do after accepting my offer? 3 1mo
+9 CMB ABL to IB Coverage, DCM, LAF, etc.. 1 1mo
+9 Need help choosing 2 1mo
+22 Realistic paths to $20M earnings over the course of a career 8 1mo
+211 I hate the living sh*t out of my job as a current salesman. I hate sales with a burning passion. I need out. Please help. 98 1mo
+12 Long Short Interview Guides \ Career Advice 5 1mo
+25 Risky Networking? 24 1mo
0 Internship in other countries 1 1mo
+12 Freshman-Switched from Biology to Finance: Seeking Advice for Sophomore Year Internships 1 1mo
+6 MM Boutique vs BSB Capital Markets 1 1mo
+10 Credit Analyst Exit Opps? 7 1mo
+8 Reneging Bulge Bracket SA Offer -- Advice 5 1mo
+9 HELP: Role or Location? What is more important 1 1mo
+9 Transfer from US BB in NYC to Europe (London) 1 1mo
+8 Good Headhunters? 4 1mo
+16 Maintaining networks way above your belt 5 1mo
+6 What would you do? Advice Needed 1 1mo
+25 Staying in IBD or… Advice needed 4 1mo
+19 Can I change the dates for a 6 month stint on my resume? How to Address Resume Gap? 4 1mo
+13 Am I crazy? 12 1mo
+6 London PE Diversity recruiting 7 1mo
+6 Networking for Lateraling 2 1mo
+9 Internship hesitation - What to do to optimize my career path ? 1 1mo
0 Cold emailing for internship 1 1mo
0 Seeking advice as a HS senior 1 1mo
0 How to ask for time off for an internship designed to help me leave my job 3 1mo
+15 Need Some Advice - Career 7 1mo
+9 Study Abroad or Stay for Recruitment 1 1mo
0 Accepting second choice offer too early 2 1mo
0 Best Possible Job out of college 2 1mo
0 Interview Invite but declined application online 3 1mo
0 Summer 2024 (Sophomore) internship fell through...what to do? 1 1mo
0 Am I CRAZY? 3 1mo
+10 IB vs. Accounting 2 1mo
0 Networking for FT during SA 1 1mo
+27 Got Rejected After Case Study 20 1mo
+7 Wachtell Lawyer looking to pivot into Finance 2 1mo
+12 PE to VC Crazy in this Market? 1 1mo
+11 Thank you email after offer 11 1mo
+9 JOB CHANGE ADVICE (PE IR VS IB) 2 1mo
+10 Rejected from investment program 2 1mo
+9 1 Hour Case Study - MM IB 8 1mo
0 Deciding between PE OC and FT at LO 2 1mo
0 Difficulty of Charlotte Lazard MM or Atlanta Goldman/Barclays/Gugg from Emory Goizueta? 3 1mo
0 Recruiters halting inbounds 2 1mo
0 How to get better at interviews 3 1mo
+9 Advice needed: Staying in touch with IB contacts after SA without return offer 2 1mo
0 High Schooler looking for finance internship/unpaid insight opportunities for summer 2024 4 1mo
0 Do you have to choose one city and one city only when applying for bank locations? 1 1mo
+12 Learning what skill will give you the highest ROI 14 1mo
+4 SA Top RX Shop vs Bridgewater Summer IA 2 1mo
+15 Different kind of quants 4 1mo
+8 Europe -> US 2 1mo
0 Should I still recruit for MBB 1 1mo
+3 Picking between 3 offers need advice 3 1mo
+11 Should I have done IB? 4 1mo
+4 Freshman at University of British Columbia 5 1mo
0 need help deciding between offers 1 1mo
+1 EB asking what firm I signed to after cancelling my interview? 3 1mo
+76 Disrespectful excuse for not receiving an offer 29 1mo
+6 Summer 2024: Accept internship or Relax/take classes 1 1mo
0 Don't know what to do 1 1mo
+7 Is it normal to not be interviewed for first round after attending an in person investment banking summer analyst recruiting event? 4 1mo
+18 Feeling stuck and apathetic 5 1mo
0 Stifel IB vs TD IB vs MS FICC 3 1mo
+9 Indian Student Targeting UAE/Qatar Finance Jobs After Imperial MSc (2025) - Need Advice! 4 1mo
+14 Sad that I won't be majoring in business at undergrad 4 1mo
+10 In Need of Some Clarity 2 1mo
+3 Diversity Recruitment besides On-Campus Recruitment 4 1mo
+13 Jump to Commercial Banking 1 1mo
+47 London - How does recruiting for summers again work? 22 1mo
0 MM IB Summer Internship vs Real Estate Investments Off-Cycle Internship 2 1mo
0 Strange Interview Discussion 1 1mo
+3 Networking even after processes have ended. 1 1mo
+9 Betting on IB or PE? 1 1mo
+6 No luck with SA2025 - next steps? 3 1mo
+11 Trying to recruit out of Asia into the US - any advice ? 6 1mo
+12 Did not sign offer letter help 3 1mo
+6 Do Headhunters recruit from the same teams? 4 1mo
+10 Am I Cooked? 15 1mo
+13 Is Dubai worth it? 16 1mo
+6 Possible opportunities after a REPE internship in IB and PE ? 4 1mo

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