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Consequences after being caught cheating

French35

Hello, I am not proud of what I have done but I think the US academic pushed me to focus too much on academics rather than the actual content. Background: I am an international student and my undergrad was business, I had the chance to be accepted in an intensive computer science grad program fo...

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Parents are visiting Chicago for Christmas - Recommendations

DiamondsDancing

Hey all, My parents and sister are coming in town to visit this weekend before I head back home with them for the holidays. Any recommendations on restaurants, tours, things to do in general? We have been here quite a few times as a family before I moved out here full-time, but this is the first ti...

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Where do you find those "wifey" types that will stick with you forever?

jnhadekjs

Since most women in clubs are just looking for one night stand/brief flings and IB girls have superiority/feminist complex. So where do you find those other wife type girls?...

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Do you guys ever feel alone?

TheShah

I try talking to my parents about investment banking and it just feels like I'm talking to a brick wall. Whether it's speaking about my dreams and ambitions, an interview coming up, I just feel like I don't know what to say because they don't really get it. And they always talk about themselves or w...

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If you had a work maid?

FP_MA

If you had a work maid (or intern I guess) - what would your desk look like every morning when you walked in? What would be out and waiting for you to be productive and ready to go? ...

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Mr. Braverman don't ''Live De Life''

Abdel

After reading Edmundo Braverman's depressing messages about how life sucks when you hit a certain age, it reminded me of this rap video made by this +50 years old casino executive. Mr. Braverman, this is for you: ...

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

famejranc

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 jus...

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Friendzoned by Your Job

dan_yo23

I’ve been paying close attention recently to what the people who advance quickly in their career have in common, and what the people who are stuck in the same role for years have in common. One insight I had was that the people who are stuck in the same role for years and decades are no different ...

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What should you do when you deeply love someone who doesn’t love you?

ChloeJ90

I originally wanted to ask this on Quora or Yahoo Answers but because of their long sign up process, I gave up. Anyway, the background story is that in a kind of way, I have grown up with this guy. We met in 1st grade and stayed together as in went to the same schools for 10 years. In 2016, I met h...

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Will Lawyers always be cooler than Bankers?

MomentaLaugh

I remembr one time telling a girl I worked at a top bank, and she assumed I was a bank teller. You say you're a lawyer and people instantly associate that with power. Kids want to be lawyers when they havent even reached HS - not sure about bankers. Think people love to hate Bankers but they love t...

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There's so many morons in college

famejranc

Like seriously, how did some of these fools get in here? I thought college was supposed to be for smart people but apparently they let anyone in these days. What a country we live in, eh? I had a roommate in college who likes it cool in the room, even in the winter. So his brilliant idea was to sma...

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Are finance headcounts shrinking?

Bankerstreet

Currently in the past few years have IB, PE and other finance-related positions been shrinking in headcount and revenue?...

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

famejranc

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 doesn't lose interest...

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Consulting VS Investment Banking VS Law VS Audit

sheperd99

Out of curiosity, since many people here seem to know a lot about banking, consulting, finance and professional services, I was wondering a couple things. If we were comparing BB IB, MBB Consulting, Biglaw and Big 4 Audit: 1- Which profession works the most and least hours? 2- Which of these profe...

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Steve Jobs legacy - not aging well

famejranc

Back when Steve Jobs died, you could be mistaken for thinking he was some kind of royalty or deity. People cried, left flowers at the Apple Store, wrote books and movies about his life, etc. Over the past few years it seems his legacy has unraveled a bit as it's become clearer that he was a cutthro...

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Mnuchin tweet

RobberBaron123

Mnuchin managed to eff up the Xmas Eve markets in one weekend tweet. I don't know his background, but saw an article that said he was an ex-investment banker - got me thinking - has anyone had an MD, or general superior, say something that killed a deal? Stories please. Happy holidays to all!...

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Who is the most impressive person you have met?

2378783282

Why was that person so impressive to you? What made him or her so special? Besides your mom or dad....

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How do I know if I have the math skills necessary to become a quant?

Bob-Jones123

Well, I'm a freshman currently finishing up calc 2, it was pretty easy to be honest finished with a 97% 36 on the math section of act 800 math 2 subject test I've head stories of people doing quant now when they won math Olympiads during high school, I thought my math skills were up there when ...

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Is NASA a waste of money?

famejranc

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 generation o...

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Have an accounting question? I can help you.

DilutedEPS

Hi WSO, I've been a practicing accountant for over 5 years and headed to an M7 B school in a few months. I do get a kick out of helping people with accounting questions as it pertains to their IB work, so wanted to create a thread that could hopefully become a repository of knowledge for everyone. ...

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Fundraising for a nonprofit? I'm a new junior board member

fine-nance

Recently joined a newly established junior board of a local nonprofit org. One of our 2019 goals is to raise some $$$, but I'm inexperienced in this nonprofit fundraising game -- Can I get some suggestions/ideas? Anything is appreciated. Note that I work for a startup so it's hard to get HR to org...

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Christmas - How are you going to celebrate it this year?

CorporateSellout

What are your plans for Christmas? Nothing planned in the morning so I might go to the beach. In the evening I will be spending time with SO and my family, joint dinner celebrations....

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Mentors

sam_2

I keep hearing how important mentors are to ones career. Who was your mentor and how did your relationship begin? What do you usually go to them for and how beneficial has it been?...

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Australia IB Landscape - Reputations & Specialties

anon1654

What is each bulge-bracket IB in Australia good at/bad at/known for? Please break this down both in terms of the traditional investment banking and the S&T&R spaces. (I.e. what industry coverages and financial products each bank is 'strong' at) Which ones have different/better cultures to others? ...

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Left Over Securities Industry Essentials for Purchase?

bboydgv

As you may know the series 7 exam and other exams have been redesigned to incorporate a entry level exam.. the Securities Industry Essentials exam aka SIE. I bought my Series 7 materials through examzone prior to this than sort of slacked and didn't get registered in time so now I have to take the S...

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Survival Of The Fittest

thepropertydude

I have been reading some old school thinkers who express subversive ideas that are completely against the mainstream narrative. I am talking about philosophers such as Herbert Spencer and Friedrich Nietzsche who emphasize the importance of the strongest in society. Obviously everybody has the same r...

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Traveling to Japan, any tips/suggestions?

Willywonka1493

Hi Everyone, I will be traveling to Japan next month for ~ 9 days (3 Tokyo, 3 Kyoto, 3 Osaka). I was wondering if any of you had any tips or suggestions on things I need to see/try. Any input would be appreciated. Thanks! ...

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Is it legal to hunt rabbits that come onto my property?

famejranc

I live in a neighborhood subdivision. Rabbits everywhere. I've had rabbit once or twice in restaurants. Good source of protein. Is it legal to kill a wild rabbit if it's on my property? I'd probably trap it since shooting it would be illegal in my neighborhood. I could say it was self defense. Anyo...

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What's the biggest trust-fund you've witnessed?

Tony Montana

I know an 18 year old who has $60k cash to his name, have any of you seen much bigger? Pretty cray cray...

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Incoming full-time Analysts: How much debt (student loan/cc debt) do you have?

SirGrayWalrus

Thought this would be interesting to see. How much in student loans did you take out? Do you have any existing credit card debt? If so, are you paying interest?...

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Living Arrangements for Summer Interns

Anonymous Monkey

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Blackstone "The Office" Holiday Party Video

SketchyFinanceGuru

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQYGrXgfpxE&t=29s Blackstone put out a parody of "The Office" on their youtube channel... actually pretty well done. ...

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I Might Hate Finance, And This Might Be the Turning Point

Kassad

The signs were all there. I wasn't a great student in college, but it wasn't the content of the work that killed me. It was the little things like attendance, being on time to things, paying attention to the instructor, setting aside time to study, and following the instructions provided. I got no...

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Have any of you ever fallen for a coworker? How did it play out?

TheArtMajor

I’ve fallen for a girl that I’ve been working with for about a year. We’re both in long term relationships, so it’s a tough situation. The feelings are mutual on her end. We’ve talked about it and we’re stuck on how to handle it. Curious if any of you guys have ever been in a similar pr...

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Absinthe Drinker

LeveredCat

Is there any absinthe drinker here on WSO? I had a bottle a couple years ago and loved it. I can't seem to remember the name of the brand, any suggestion for good absinthe?...

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R.I.P. theaccountingmajor - Finally Banned

Sunshine Funshine

Hello everyone, the accounting major has finally been banned from this website. This is a sad day for the community....

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Favorite places to escape the city!

dickiegreenleaf

Where do you take off to when you want to escape the city? Aspen, Jackson Hole, Tibet, etc. whats a good trip where I can just chill in nature, drink and hike/ski. Ideally there's a lake. Fire away! ...

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Best wallet for women

manwithnomotive

Hi guys! I’m getting myself a new wallet for Christmas. Which brands would you guys suggest? ...

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How I Paid Off 60K In Loans

tillmanw

Hey - I just wanted to stop in and tell you guys how I paid off approximately 60K in student loan debt. I went a very cheap/frugal route, but maybe you can apply my methods to your day to day. This post is for the middle class kids who don't get enough financial aid and/or scholarships. Also, I don'...

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Which credit cards are you guys using?

NYYCRE

Right now I’m only using my Uber card (4% back on dining is insane) and my Discover IT. Looking to add a travel card. CSR may be alittle too ballin for me. Contemplating the Citi Thank you Premier or looking at the new Marriott card since I stay there a bit. What do you guys use?...

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23 Year Old Trader Drops £200k on Booze in One Night

JDawg

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/the-businessman-who-ran-up-203-752576 23 year old FX trader Alex Hope's bar tab amounted to £203,948 for the night. This includes spending £125k alone on a single champagne bottle. Looks like models and bottles and the glory days of finance is still alive fo...

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How to add value to a mentor?

jeff_2

Say a high level executive in your organization, or a managing director on your team, etc., take you under their wing and want to teach you everything there is about the business. How do you add value to them if you are very early in your career? Discuss....

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n/a..................................

Vandelay Industrys

nevermind, nevermind, nevbermind, nevermind, nevbermind, nevermind, nevermind, nevermind, nevermind, ...

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Where to live and make friends in DC?

Dan Egan

Hey monkeys, I’ll be in DC soon and wanted your advice on places to live and where to make some buddies. @real.deal.llc wrote about meeting people at groups through The Frick and museums in NYC; is there a similar thing in DC? A few friends threw out the Capital Club too, whatever that is. Fro...

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Have you ever been called out on non-PC things you have said in the office?

Isaiah_53_5

I'm pretty PC in most situations, by context. You know who to tread lightly around, in terms of words said. Has someone ever called you out on being non-PC in the office? I've only been called out once. That I can remember. I think I was about 6 weeks into my first job after college and was put ...

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Great books- non finance related only

tonapornottonap

Hey monkeys, I know there's been a ton of threads open for good books but most of them are finance/business related threads. Lately I want to read some good ole fashioned non-fiction that has nothing to do with finance. For starters, I read The Gene and Cancer the emperor of All Maladies by Siddhar...

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Remaining Truly Anonymous on WSO

Average Analyst

Lately I've been looking for advice on certain personal topics and want to turn to WSO to get a different perspective. I haven't turned to friends and family, well because they haven't lived through some of this stuff and most likely won't. (Majority of my circle is non-finance). The question I'm ...

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"What do you want for Christmas"

Greg-Coleman1

Hold off on the jokes, for now. Every year my family and significant other inevitably asks me what I want for christmas (early/mid 30's). Every year I have no ideas to supply them with outside of token fluff as I would have already purchased it if I wanted/needed it. That said, my WSO brethren,...

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Do people in finance have an interest in it?

wallstreetpop99

Wondering out of curiosity if an interest in finance is required to succeed as it is in many other fields such as medicine, engineering, law, etc. For example, doctors go through 8 years of schooling after high school as well as 4 years of low-paid residency before they actually "start" their caree...

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Happy New Year 2019

itsmejerry04

Wish this New Year brings all the fun and wonderful colors in your life that you have always cherished! ...

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Standing desks?

eazyyeezy

Hey all - do any of you use standing desks in the office? If so, how did you get one? I have one set up at home and I'd really like to ask HR to get one. Not sure if it's something they would be open to or if it's okay, as no one currently besides one MD on the floor has a standing desk. It would de...

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How do you stop being butthurt and emotional in this business?

Pizz

Do any of you cry if your MD/PM yelled at you for screwing up, or coming late, etc.? Or simply feeling irritated by your MD/co workers who speak in a stern voice? How do you stop taking all of this personally, and realize that all that matters at the end of the day is money? ...

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XRP : Ripple Pump and Dump?

JayLite

Ripple announced today that AMEX decided to use blockchain technology for payments using Ripple. XRP since then peaked $0.25 from trading at $.20 range. It's back down to $.228 at the time of this post but might be steady around the .22 range. Many are speculating XRP is a "pump and dump" altcoins...

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Scotch Gift Recommendation for Dad

track_day_bro

Hey all, Christmas is coming up and I want to get my dad a gift he will really appreciate. He basically owns everything he wants so I figured getting him alcohol was a good start. I don't know much about the space as I don't drink it that often. His go-to is either JW Double Black or JW Blue and h...

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What do you take for energy / focus?

TheArtMajor

Hi Guys - I’m wondering what, if anything, you take when you need a boost of energy / focus? I recently tried modafinil and it was damn pathetic. I honestly have no idea how so many people like it. Have any of you found anything that truly works?...

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What's the snobbiest thing you've seen a Wall Street type person indulge in?

oligarch

I saw a Rolex Submariner on the wrist of the guy interviewing me at GS. I felt like a peasant with my Fossil....

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Buying your own company's stock

DCDepository

Joined a new company on Tuesday--a large regional commercial bank as a senior analyst in their credit group. They have a stock purchase program. It's kind of mediocre--basically you can automatically purchase company stock out of auto deductions from wages. The main benefit is that there are no tran...

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Nuking the sun, is it possible?

famejranc

So I spent a few hours watching mythbusters this morning on my DVR and it gave me a good idea. Is it possible to Nuke the Sun with an atomic bomb? I think it is, and that it would look pretty cool. We could do it every fourth of July to create a man made fireworks show greater than any we have ever ...

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Is there something badass about chewing gum?

famejranc

Whenever I see someone chewing gum it seems to make them exude a bit more confidence than is normally the case... especially if their mouth is open and you can see it. Totally badass. Seeing someone chewing over a period of time subconsciously makes you think that they are nourished, have energy, an...

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How to deal with the fact that you are not the best

MoneyMakerIB97

Hey guys, after this recruitment season, I realized that there will always be people who are smarter/more qualified than me. There is always someone who works at a more prestigious Firm/Team or simply performs better. Same thing about University, when you go to Cornell (which is a great school), ...

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Workout Routine Working 80-90 Hours?

FP_MA

What are some tips and tricks or whole workouts you guys use when you don't really have time to spend 2 hours at the gym 4 times a week?...

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What companies have the worst career portal application interface ever?

Bernie L Madoff

I swear some of these companies are running in the early 2000's with their terribly formatted and cumbersome application processes. Like seriously, if your company is making a good amount of money, at least use Glassdoor or Linkedin. A notable example is Greenhill which requires my driver's license...

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"Self Made"

Pocket_Rockets

Simple question. Can you really consider yourself "self made" when your parents dropped $100,000+ on a public or private education for you? I hear people claim that their "self-made" but yet they went to a $200,000+ private school completely on their parents dime. Interested to hear other peoples th...

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Meet Andrew Yang, a 2020 US presidential hopeful running against the robots

Rashers

"Andrew Yang doesn’t mince his words: He doesn’t think the robots are coming; he knows they are already here. And he wants to take his concerns about this all the way to the White House. “I’m Andrew Yang, and I’m running for President as a Democrat in 2020 because I fear for the future of...

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Paid Subscriptions that are worth their money/good value?

Name Of Profit

Are you guys enrolled in any paid subscriptions? do you think paid subscriptions are worth it? what kind of subscriptions are you willing to pay for? they don't have to related to news or magazines, you can add music subscriptions or game subscriptions etc. Personally, i'm thinking about subscribin...

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brothers, need help with engagement ring

Don Corleone

so like this gal. want to propose. by xmas. about her taste: frankly, i just dont have the testicolis to ask her what she likes. dont wana give it away. even if i did ask, im 100 % sure - knowing her - this is the answer i'm going to get " anything you think tht looks good on me". extremely simpl...

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Why is Matthew McConaughey so good at father roles?

jnhadekjs

Just saw White Boy Rick and omg, Matthew was great. So was his role in interstellar. Both dad roles. What makes him so great at these?...

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HELP!!!!!!!!

nok15105

Hey guys, so I failed a class this semester and am not sure what to do about it. Is the only option to take it again, or is there another option that I can use to fulfill the requirement? Thanks in advance....

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How To Deal With Anxiety - And Use It To Your Advantage

geoffblades

Everyone deals with anxiety - to one degree or another. Some of us squash it down, some of us develop coping strategies, but nonetheless all of us know that gnawing feeling in the pit of our stomachs. That sense that things could go wrong. It’s exhausting. It takes away from the quality of your...

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Thinking of quitting my job and pursuing military (18X or AFSOC) - Experiences?

Link_REDev

Long short about me: Age-26 Job- Real Estate Development/Acquisitions Compensation: Base of $110k w/ bonuses (performance & deal related) about $170-180k this year (I made about $140k last year Problem: I am bored as fuck and the path forward is lucrative but I feel like I need to do something mor...

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What were the biggest lies you were told during the interview process that weren't true on the actual job?

Bernie L Madoff

Examples: -"We have great team culture" -> they are neutral with each other -"Facetime is not required" -> but they'll call you out if you don't show up -"We love you / We want you to come in immediately" -> they actually can't f***king wait to squeeze every ounce of energy from your waking hours w...

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What to do with idealistic people?

LeveredCat

I've been assigned by my boss to welcome some new blood and show them the ropes. It appears that over 70 percent of them have an idealistic view of the world (both socially and politically). They are talented so I want to train them properly and have them be ready for actual work. But I also don't ...

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Success tips for manic depressives

urmaaam

For all you manic-depressive types, what tips and tricks do you have to maximize your success through those highs and lows? ...

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Deleted (Sorry to post this on two forums!)

turgeon

Deleted post, few helpful responses. Deleted, Deleted, Deleted, Deleted, Deleted, Deleted, Deleted, Deleted. ...

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How/Why did you decide what sector/strategy/etc to make as your career?

Chimp scampi

Perhaps for the more experienced members in the community. How/why did you decide to stick with the strategy/asset class/sector that you end up making your career? Curious as this industry seems to pigeon hole people pretty quickly - esp for those who are on the IB to PE/HF route. Would also love ...

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Dumb 3rd-rate designations

Whatever1984

So I'm confused by those who decide to get random worthless designations. I just saw a comment on a coworker's linkedin post (he's going for an Oxford Ph.D. btw, and lists nothing) from somebody who is a QKA(R), CRPS(R), and CHSA(R). Who puts this sort of junk after their name? I'm tempted to put...

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mrsdowjones internet troll

Jamie_Diamond

Does anyone follow mrsdowjones on instagram? She tried to give me financial advice and was annoyed I didn’t take it... https://www.linkedin.com/in/haley-sacks-59b64831 As you can see she hasn’t worked a day in finance ****...

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DB/Commerzbank proposed merger

neink

So, the German government is pushing for this solution for two troubled banks, that are already first and second largest in Germany, making them a potential giant. The difference in size compared to what's left of the Germany banking sector (Berenberg, Hypovereinsbank) is astounding but that's whe...

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How much do looks matter in finance?

PaulBaker11222

I'm an undergrad in a target school aiming for corporate banking and as we all know, finance is a sales oriented business especially CB. Socially, I think I'm alright because I'm not socially awkward or anything and I'll adapt to my role but I'm wondering how much your appearance may affect your job...

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College Football: Oklahoma vs Alabama 2018 Orange Bowl Simulation

trustmeimanengineer

I posted this on reddit, but I thought I would share here for anyone interested. I don't know the formatting on WSO like reddit's so I'll just post the link, but come on over and join the discussion! https://www.reddit.com/r/CFB/comments/a61iag/oklahoma_vs_alabama_simulation_ncaa14_hates_ou_w/?ref=...

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Will the Tech industry take over?

wallstreetpop99

Had a question for you guys. The tech industry is the type of thing that seems too good to be true but actually turns out to be true. I have three main reasons to believe the most talented students will move in droves to the tech industry unless something changes. 1) Automation is set to get rid ...

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One of my clients is an heir to an Italian Noble House. How do these people still have money hundreds of years later?

7iismail

His account is not small it's north of $100 million the family on wikipedia started in the 1400s. I genuinely have no idea how families like this stay rich for so long and why no one ever talks about it they only focus on Bezos/Gates I bet this guys family has more money than the Waltons ...

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How does this corporate/politics type thing work?

wallstreetnoob2008

I am in one group - (team a) and I am directly backing this one director (director a). So I am helping him out and completing shit that he wants me to work on (since after all, my direct boss) - fine. Then there is this other director (director b) from a different group (team b), who keeps asking me...

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Networking after undergrad and what to offer

iBankedUp

I know when you're in college, the idea behind networking is just to show enthusiasm. And I don't think I've seen a definitive post on networking past that stage. So for those bankers building a book, the ambitious ones making career jumps and industry changes, for the person who has continued the c...

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Do wealthy men actually attract gorgeous women?

cauliflowerfractal

There's a narrative out there that wealthy men (non-celebrity) get hot women. Is this based in reality or is it a Hollywood story? I work with some very wealthy people and their wives or significant others aren't really that attractive. I find they're usually with someone who matches them in terms o...

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Protein Shake as a meal

Muky13

Looking for something to substitute breakfast/get good protein after a workout. Never done it before but bought an overpriced shake recently and really liked it (Strawberry, banana and vanilla? protein powder) pretty sweet tbh but something that doesn't taste like crap and has good nutrients would b...

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Can Derivatives Cure Cancer?

GingerGuy

[This TED Talk](https://www.csail.mit.edu/news/how-financial-engineering-can-cure-cancer) by MIT Professor Andrew Lo describes how financial engineering can be used to help cure cancer. In the video he describes what sounds like an ABS with several tranches that would be open to public investors. T...

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https://campaign4africa.org/supreme-500-male-enhancement/

Japyrkom

Thereafter, she too became a Minister and a diplomate, and become supplied The Nobel Peace Prize in 1982. for the duration of Sweden, the Social Democrats have named streets and squares after Alva Myrdal. ...

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Is anyone here working in economic research at an investment bank?

UK2013plus

Hi, I'm very interested in economic research careers at investment banks. there are tons of Q&A sessions on this forum about people in S&T, IBD, ER, consulting, and so on. but none on economic research (or any investment research subfield other than ER). If there is anyone here working in economic ...

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WSO needs your help! We're looking for someone to do a site test

AndyLouis

Hey all, we're looking for someone to help us do user testing for one hour between Mon 12/17 - Fri 12/21, 2-7pm et. Site testers will receive one month free access to our video library ($97 value) which has all 275+ of our webinars and their files. Requirements: You need to be able to connect dir...

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Do I have a large head OR are Oliver Peoples O'Malleys small?

Jamie_Diamond

https://www.oliverpeoples.com/usa/collections-omalley/0OV5183--1003 47 mm width, when I equip these frames they appear small on my face. I feel like I resemble the Prime Minister of Japan during WW2 Hideki Tojo I've resorted to these instead: https://www.jins.com/jp/item/UUF-18A-092.html ...

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NPV?

nok15105

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Get better at Professional (Client Facing) Writing?

Chimp scampi

After graduating with less writing intensive majors (economics and math), I realized that I absolutely suck at professional writing and am horrendous at writing client facing materials. Having dealt with numbers for 4 years, I lack finesse with words and honestly hate writing these reports anyways. ...

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Mental Illness is Fake News

WheyOfLife

**For the sake of this discussion, mental illness includes ADHD, OCD, bipolar, anxiety disorder. Open to discussing schizophrenia and other disorders, but I'm not so confident these are fake.** The primary "tells" for ADHD are inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsiveness. The dawn of phones, gami...

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Dentist recommendations?

SirGrayWalrus

Where do you guys go to get your teeth cleaned and etc.? Need some recommendations and also, has anyone heard of 212 Dental Care that does telemarketing? ...

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How Does it Feel to Know that You are Dumber than the Financiers who Came Before You

famejranc

New [research published this week](https://www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2018-06-14/study-people-are-getting-dumber) examining the IQ scores of men born between 1962 and 1991 has found that scores increased between 62 and 75, but have been dropping steadily since. How does it feel to k...

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GMAT Advice - Please help

sl898370

I have ~3 months to take the exams for early admissions programs such as HBS 2+2. Didn't do too well on the SATs but walked in with 0 practice. I'm willing to work as hard as I need to for the next few months. For those of you who have taken the exam, could you give me some advice on: - How many we...

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What Are You Old-Fashioned About?

GingerGuy

What technological advancements or updated social norms are you not following? I like to think I'm a pretty forward-thinking guy but I still always prefer to pay with a card/cash, over using Apple Pay on my phone. What are you old-fashioned about?...

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Dumbest thing you've said in an interview

slippy777

Curious about the dumbest things you've ever said in an interview that make for a funny story. I had a coffee meet with associate/vp today (family friend). I have f'd up couliflower ears from wrestling/mma. The associate was a wrestler and commented something along the lines of *"I see wrestling d...

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Would you rather be an Accounting Partner or a Law Partner?

Bankerstreet

Out of curiosity, which would you rather do? Law partners earn more but they work more Accounting partners earn less but they get way more free time during the summer. Thoughts? ...

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