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0How can people consciously accept a salaried job?


Assuming it's a non-remote job with lengthy hours, what you're saying when you accept a job that pays 50k, 100k, 150k, 200k, 300k, etc, is acknowledging that "this is how much my **time** is worth to me." **and if your time is your existence, and if your existence is...

0Getting a secondary job or any role in the nightlife industry (bars and nightclubs).


**I am probably going to get roasted hard for this one so fingers crossed.** Instead of sharing my sob story to why I want a gig like this, will get right to why I made this thread. I currently work a B2B sales job where the pay is good but it is only a 40 hr workweek, being in...

0Funny reasons for rejections


So I am currently looking for a new role being largely fed up with hours and bored with work contents at my current place. I have been with the same company for over 4 years, basically fresh out of uni so not much interview experience. I am also not in <abbr title="New...

0 The five Young millionaires of today


Fahd Hariri Age: 33 Net Value: 1.2 billion dollars Fahd Hariri is the youngest son of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. He graduated from the School of Architecture of Paris, in 2004. Yang Huiyan Age: 32 Net Value: 6.9 billion dollars She is the richest woman in China,...

0What to do when you're significantly better than the other interns ?


Hi, curious to know if anybody here has been in an internship or job where you're significantly better than your coworkers? like better in terms of skills and experience. This is not to brag or anything, but sometimes I feel like by working with interns who are not as smart or hardworking...

0Intimidated by whites


I hate to say this, but I often feel intimidated by white people. I am in search of an internship so I’ve been looking at <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr> near me. I always go through the employee tab. Most banks that I’ve come across have only white...

0How Many Wipes


On average, how many wipes does it take on any typical pooping excursion? How does one achieve the mythical "no wiper?"

0bored out of my fackin mind


I'm so fackin bored.. 24 days left of break before the start of the spring semester and I'm bored out of my fackin mind. what should I do? edit: cold calls?

0If you noticed your young son was extremely talented at investment banking, how would you handle it?


Would you train him like a serious banker right from the start or let him try any job he wanted and discover banking on his own? If you decided yes you would train him from a young age, how would you: introduce him to the industry? help him avoid injury? coach him so that he...

0Why I believe most psychologists are a scam


I was first going to make a comment on the ADD/ADHD topic but I think that topic eventually leads to a bigger issue. I know this is a sensitive subject since some people on this forum probably use a psychologist, and most people definitely know others with mental issues. Therefore I would...

0How to Get Into Investment Banking?


Hey guys, I just have a few questions about my end goal of breaking into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. 1. If my end goal is breaking into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>, should I go to a target school or a non target...

0Lamentably, I have received word that I have attained an A minus in my introductory psychology course


Lamentably, I have received word that I have attained an A minus in my introductory psychology course. To be fair, psychology is possibly the hardest of sciences (so my difficulties in this subject are somewhat warranted). Regardless, my GPA is tainted. My spirit crushed. I came so close, having...

0What jobs are good for people who (intensely) enjoy watching others suffer?


WIthout going into specifics about the individual, let's say someone's baseline personality is very low on the "happiness quotient" scale. Events such as skydiving, one night stands with FIT models, speedboat racing, climbing the world's top mountains, etc only elevate...

0Successful Social Climbers and their jealous families who remain in poverty--A Snapshot of my friend's story


You break into a high rolling career from a low class background. How do you deal with those family members left behind? This is my friend's story on the feeling for the left behind family members and their interactions with her. This question was from another <abbr title="Wall...

0addicted to kpop group (HELP!!!)


All, I recently came across a kpop song on YouTube and listened to it. The song was extremely catchy, so I went to the group's Spotify page and listened to some of their other hits, and before I knew it, I was addicted. It also doesn't help that the singers are extremely attractive,...

0Is NASA a waste of money?


Doesn't the government spend billions of dollars on NASA every year? Is it really worth it? I mean, do we really need to know about planets millions of light-years away? I think that it is a big waste of money. HS school kids cannot even pass Alg. I. Put the money there. If not a whole...

0Parenting tips to maximize prestige?


After reading about the Harvard Asian Lawsuit it has come to my attention that children of legacies and donors have a meaningfully higher chance of getting in, per Harvard's own internal documents. This has me thinking about how I can maximize the prestige of my future kid. Basically,...

0Choosing a Watch


There are many posts on Wall Street Oasis discussing watches for work, watches for young professionals, and fashion watches. Check out the links to these forum posts below. <ul> <li><a href="">The...

0Most prestigious charity to volunteer for?


Hey guys, trying to decide what charity to spend my valuable time on. Which charity in your opinion has the best network of "alumni"? Basically which charity has the best exit opps?

0If You Had to Rank the Prestige of All of the Finance/Business Professions, What Would The List Look Like?


Tier I: 1) <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> Megafund (KKR, <abbr title="Blackstone">BX</abbr>, Apollo, etc.) 2) Top Hedge Fund (Bridgewater, AQR, Citadel, etc.) Tier II: 3) <abbr title="bulge bracket">BB</abbr>...

0Do you stop at stop signs?


I view these red octagons as completely redundant placards designed to line the pockets of signage companies. It would be blatantly obvious that you need to "stop" when a car is speeding in your direction from your right/left. In fact, it's quite an insult to my...

0Why do Americans manage to fuck up every sport?


To whom it may concern, I recently got my tickets for the 2018 Ryder Cup in Paris, so I started looking up some old Ryder Cup YT vids. .. I noticed something. Why are American fans incapable of behaving themselves on a golf court? They always yell some dumb, distracting shit. And they...

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0Finance, tech, and prestige

Dances With Newfoundland

Despite the tech craze, elite finance still has more prestige than elite tech. For instance, even in tech heavy SF, elite finance firms (e.g., Silver Lake, <abbr title="Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co.">KKR</abbr>, Dodge and Cox, Farallon) are considered more prestigious...

0AMA - Sunshine Funshine

Sunshine Funshine

Hey guys, figured I would get things poppin and post an AMA, if you have any questions feel free to ask

0How do I get into an Ivy League university?


It's likely everyone viewing this post will either think I'm a joke/troll or I'm crazy, but I'm seriously desperate. I come from a middle/upper-middle class family in an area with very high COL, so I'm not a trust fund baby and my parents don't have crazy amounts of...

0Why do people think they're so smart?


Constantly irked by this faux intelligence, this "illusory competence". Want to dispose of them in a swamp of starved alligators. Or (as a more fitting test of their "genius"), leave them on a deserted island to fend for themselves. You're an idiot. I'm an...

0How Have Pros Not Bought AMZN and NFLX on Dips?


Recently heard a PM on CNBC say "Yeah, we bought some Amazon back when it was 1400." And my thought was "Really? 1400? How 'bout buying it back when it was 300 five years ago like I did -- when I was 15 years old." And I'm not saying this makes me a genius. ...

0Non-Target schools are a joke


Im currently an exchange student at a shitty state school in the west coast. I'm originally from a top European target (HEC/HSG/LSE). At my home University we would sartistically make fun of people at Big 4. While accounting majors at my exchange school don't even know of the big...

0Why the hate on Penn State?

Pump and Dump

I usually get tons of MS thrown at me when talking about Penn State and how many students from there get into <abbr title="investment banking">IB</abbr>. Their NLF Fund places around 90%+ of the students into Front Office roles in <abbr title="New York...

0Another leading intellectual, dead.


The quantum physicist. The leading equal rights activist. The man who inspired me to choose the path I chose, and become who I am today. The genius, intellect, philosopher. One of the wisest souls I have met. One of the most caring, responsible people I know of. Mac Miller. /s why the...

0What single instance made you lose all respect to your parent(s)?


I hold zero respect for my mother, zero. I appreciate her for raising me, but you can't deny the truth. Gold digger, attended two shitty non-targets, made (literally) 30k a year as a commissioned financial planner in the affluent area I grew up in where literally every other mother/father...