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Consultants and Great Entrepreneurial AchievementsConsulting business is growing with high importance and acceptable in every manner in business world almost all the entrepreneurs and companies once have had the consultancy services and such services helped them achieve big. [Read more](http://blog.microagility.com/consultants-great-entrepreneuria...
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Anyone here ever got a real cash(money) tip while working in finance? (Not a paycheck)I am not talking about bonuses that you get in a paycheck. I am not asking about non-finance jobs.(Like if you were a waiter and got a cash tip) I am asking if anyone here, while working in a business attire suit in the office got a cash tip from someone because they were really impressed with your...
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Car in NYC?Been living in NYC for almost 5 years now and its really starting to get on my nerves. I find myself gridlocked here most weekends unless I have plans, and even then its such an ordeal to get out of the city that sometimes I dont even want to bother. That worked through my Analyst years but now that...
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GET GMAT/PTE AUSTRALIA - IELTS/TOEFL WITHOUT EXAMS IN USA/UK (ieltscert237 at yahoo dot com) Order IELTS, TOELF, PTE, GMAT, GRE, NEBOSH, FLE (watsapp: +16468770890) Ready to live, work or study abroad? Book your IELTS test Now with IDP IELTS (Skype: ielts cert). Hi Friends, We can help you obtain high scores in IELTS/TOELF, FLE, ETS, GMAT, GRE, ESOL, TOEIC, CELTA/DELTA, PTE, OET, TESOL...
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Your favorite financier from the pastHi all, This entertaining post is for the history and financial history monkeys out there. What is your favorite financier of the past and why? Most of us have read about the Weinbergs and Rohatyns of the past but I'd like to hear about the less known but equally inspiring figures of the 20th cent...
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How much sleep do you needCurrently a college student and i find i actually need a lot of sleep. Even when i get 8 hours i still wake up exhausted, which makes me shit scared of banking. Anybody else have/had this problem? How do you get over this damn burden?...
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Bankers Predicting World Cup Finalists... Using Economics?Analysts at banks from all over the world have been using [economic theory (portfolio theory, efficient markets, etc.) to predict who will win the 2018 Fifa World Cup](https://www.ft.com/content/9ce1425c-6caf-11e8-852d-d8b934ff5ffa): [quote] A multinational team of analysts at Nomura, the Japanese ...
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Personal finance?Can we kick-off and keep afloat a thread about personal finance for non-dummies? I would love to be able to discuss intermediate-beginner issues like basic tax optimization, best services for moderate-net-worth individuals etc. For starters, who do you bank with and why? I have been with TD for a w...
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How to pay for private messaging on WSO?Due to recent changes to the site, you have to pay to send more than 2 private messages per day. Can someone please direct me to the page where I can pay?...
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College kiddos are disillusioned by college degrees -- surprise?According to a [recent WSJ/NBC survey](https://www.wsj.com/articles/americans-losing-faith-in-college-degrees-poll-finds-1504776601), a staggering estimate of 47% young Americans feel that a college degree is not worth it compared to a 49% who do. *That* is a pretty close divide which is probably so...
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HeadsetsWhat headsets do you guys use? I'm usually on the phone 4 - 6+ hours a day and kind of want something to replace my aging Plantronics headset. It's super lightweight and has ridiculous range, which I love, but audio quality isn't amazing....
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Just Watched Survivors Guide to PrisonWoke up at 2AM and couldn't fall back asleep so I watched this. I've avoided prison shows like the plague for the last 5 years, but was compelled to check this out for some reason. Don't know what to make of it or what my take-aways are but wanted to write through it. The documentary explores how fu...
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6/11/18 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Podcast: Be A Doer -- Chris Powers -- 6/12/18 Podcast: Hack The Entrepreneur -- John Nastor -- 6/19/18 To Summers Hitting The Desks Monday V2 by @DCF_king". 6 SB’s. ...
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Are the Conditions at Foxconn Worse than Other FactoriesThis [recently published article](http://money.cnn.com/2018/06/10/news/amazon-china-workers/index.html?section=money_topstories) about Foxconn alleges [quote] "Amazon's profits have come at the expense of workers who labor in appalling working conditions and have no choice but to work excessive ove...
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Firms Still Sponsoring TN1 VisaLooking to compile a list of firms that are sponsoring Canadians in their incoming FT class with the TN1 visa. I understand some firms are choosing to no longer do so. Would appreciate if any current FTs or incoming FTs can share how their firms are dealing with Canadian analysts...
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Would you still do it?Hey all, I was just curious. If IB/PE/HF didn’t pay so good, would you still do it? If money is the only desire, there are easier ways to make $120k a year. Just curious on everyone’s take ...
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Tesla - Elon's Crumbling Field of DreamsKey points of the short thesis are as follows: (i) Tesla are not good operators and are not good at manufacturing cars which will hamper their ability to scale; (ii) Autonomous driving is a potential threat to all OEMs; (iii) Electric Vehicles have structural medium-term cost impediments; (iv) Tesla...
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I Made a Finance/Consulting Parody Clothing Brand!Hey everyone! (I'm not sure if this kind of content is allowed, so please let me know if it isn't) A lot of my friends are in finance/consulting at my college (Wharton) and I figured a fun way to learn more about clothing startups and marketing is to make a parody brand. It's called Superday and ...
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What careers are there that pay very well that are atypical (i.e. non-PE, IB, etc.) or less considered?As the title says. A lot of talk on WSO -- I mean, for obvious reasons -- is about IB, PE, Hedge Funds, etc. and how much money they make but what other careers and fields are there that people here rarely talk about that have similar money making potential and/or prestige?...
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The PC diversity non-sense is getting out of handHi Ladies and Gentlemen... I just have to get this off my chest. This post is addressed to MDs/Senior EDs if there are any. Others can contribute obviously. What the hell is going on seriously with this inclusiveness/diversity bullshit/ PC non-sense ? I am properly tired and disgusted by all this cr...
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What the Hell is Going on in BritainLondon's walking and cycling commissioner believes that cyclists in the city are too [white, male, and middle class](https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/cycling-london-uk-sadiq-khan-bikes-race-class-gender-a8367916.html). He was considering setting diversity targets for London's cycling ...
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How To Earn A Higher SalaryCareer advice on how to earn a good salary: 1. Job switch: To do this you need to do job hopping and switch jobs. Job switching can be one of the fastest ways to get a big pay rise and that too quite faster. You might be happy with your current company but you could lose opportunities if you becom...
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I constantly read that data science and economics go hand in hand and can pave a pathway for a career in investment banking.I constantly read that data science and economics go hand in hand and can pave a pathway for a career in investment banking (and many other fields). But economics is a broad topic, and I am unsure about whether people are referring to econometrics or just standard economics. I am a 1st-year universi...
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How To Get Hired In Start-upStart-ups usually have lots of work pressures and stakeholders and make sure they have the right people. With very fewer resources, many people do not opt to take up a job there. But there are a few start-up job boards where you find job opportunities. A unique aspect of start-up recruitment is that...
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What are some of your favourite/must read books?I am currently in the process of reading/finishing these books: -Talent is Overrated -Art of War -The 48 Laws of Power What are some other books that you guys recommend be on everybody's book list? ...
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How do you keep up reading?Feel like I have really let myself go not reading for quite some time, while I have a pile of books that are on my to read list. It is just so much easier to start up netflix at night and watch some show till you go to sleep versus pickup up a book. For you regular readers out there: How do you st...
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Career Advice: Things You Should Not To Tell Your BossThough the stereotypical image of the boss is changing and several of them are trying to be more casual with their subordinates, yet some boundaries must not be crossed. A boss might be kind, friendly and outgoing but remember by the end of the day he or she would decide your promotion and appraisal...
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Vaping at the Office?Pictures of 'Hardos' and 'Hardesses' showing off their Juul's and other vapes have been prevalent on the Finance Instagram accounts for awhile. For those who vape, does your office let you take a puff at your desk? What flavour keeps you going through the day and night?...
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Can someone explain facetime to me?I will be starting SA Program soon and I've heard about facetime through coffee chat and I just wanted some more information on it. 1. Is it still prevalent? I don't mind working long hours but I am still curious about it 2. Is it standard across all banks? 3. What do you personally do as a SA du...
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The logic behind autonomous transport...Sharing a thought that's been haunting me for quite some time. Wondering why on earth do we need autonomous cars, in which human passengers travel. Coz those who do not know how to maneuver a vehicle can be helped in many other ways - I mean seek the help of professional drivers or take a cab. Is th...
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Every single one of us on WallStreetOasis will be dead in 70 years [if not (much) sooner].No further elaboration is required. Similarly, no further commenting is necessary. Let this (indisputable) fact sink in. Let your mind ponder this in silence. Now get back to what you were doing. === "We die only once, and for such a long time." ~Moliere...
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Anonymity on WSOI have got a curiosity regarding the culture of anonymity present on WSO. Is the finance domain, as a whole, more prone towards attracting people with anonymity in mind (strictly referring to online discussions) or is the status quo specific to this forum?...
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Scotch sample kitsHello, Anyone know of a website that sells good scotch tasting/sample kits that ship to California? I've been trying to find some but it seems that rules around shipping alcohol in the US make it hard for some places to do it. I'd prefer a pack that includes scotches from multiple distilleries. T...
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PayPal Debuts a Credit Card That Offers 2% Cash BackAfter having my current credit card tell me they're canceling their specific line of cards I had, I went looking for a new one. I specifically enjoy cash back cards just because I like making money from spending money, also I rarely spend enough to justify reward mile cards with an annual fee. I fou...
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Linkedin profile views in the past 90 daysIt all started when a friend at a BBs told me that he had 800+ views on his Linkedin profile in the past 90 days... That made me curious on what the average number of views WSO members receive. To get a better idea, could you include your status (student, analyst/associate, etc)...
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The most dangerous question in the world - "Why?"For if you ask it enough times (towards any "fact"), repeatedly and relentlessly (dozens of times if necessary), the conclusion you arrive at is often (almost always) dark and controversial. Yet almost always, it is the absolute truth. Never let bullshit and "political correctness" obscure the que...
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What to use as my GPA on resume?Hey guys, I'm a sophomore that is transferring into a target/semi target this fall (effectively, entering my junior year - this is the time I need to be submitting my SA19 apps). My final GPA at the community college i'm at is a 3.6. The issue lies in the fact that my applications are going to be...
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I'm constantly surprised at how obedient/passive humans generally are.So I've been going through an existential crisis of sorts for the past ~3 years. Travel / distractions can only do so much to placate my quirky observations on the human condition. Darker mental explorations have included questioning the possible benefits of genetic modification, selective genocid...
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FINRA Brokercheck name wrongHey guys, I went onto FINRA's brokercheck website and realized that my name is spelled wrong. I must have made a mistake when filling out the initial forms before my test. Should I contact FINRA to fix this error? Also, I am no longer with the firm that I was first registered with. Thanks...
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Economics Books to ReadHi guys, Does anyone have any recommendations for any good books to read providing a good insight into Macroeconomics (for relative beginners). Something that is also good for entry level Investment Banking interviews. Thank you....
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You're on the jury in the Parkland Shooting trial. What would you sentence him to?I'm absolutely pro death-penalty, for liars, cheaters, and generally unscrupulous people who try to further themselves by taking advantage of others. In fact, I'm not hugely opposed to some of the corporal punishment going on today in Iran, Saudi Arabia, etc. It keeps society in check. You'd neve...
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Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley StartupHas anyone read this book? This is probably one of the best books I've read all year if you are into corporate scandals....
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About to be fired! Would like any advice Hello WSO, I've relied on WSO for advice on career choices right when I graduated from college. WSO has been a useful source and I would like to thank everyone in advance. Unfortunately, as my title shows I'm in a bit of a bad situation. The circumstances that led me to this situation is nothing b...
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Budgeting for a First Year Analyst and Realistic Tax AssumptionsHey All - Does anyone have a good budgeting template for living in NYC, dealing with taxes, discretionary expenses, housing, student loans, etc? I've made my own but would like to see one that has been actually proven and has some realistic assumptions. Also - does this provide a realistic esti...
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Best/Cool/Interesting Bars by CityWith many WSO members being avid drinkers, I figured it might be insightful to have an idea of bars worth visiting in different cities so when one is there (for business or pleasure) one has a decent idea of where a good night starts or ends. I'll kick off (spoilers) My top 3 for London: -Evans and...
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Theoretical question Let’s imagine, theoretically, that someone needs a bit of software development and research done. Let’s also imagine he/she decides to go the route of finding a college or grad student and having that project done part time over the next 6 month or so. - is that even possible these days or the s...
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What If We Killed Unstructured InterviewsWhat if we [got rid of unstructured job interviews](https://www.fastcompany.com/40579524/what-if-we-killed-the-job-interview?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds)? Reasons to get rid of the malignantly useless unstructured job interviews: 1. Employers aren't as good at evaluating talent as they t...
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How often do you go out with college friends vs. colleagues?Just curious, do you guys go out with your colleagues more often than your college friends (they are also in finance in your city)?...
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NYC Analysts: What's your apartment situation like?Curious to know: -What neighborhood you live in -Number of roommates and how you know them (college friends, other professionals, work, etc.) -Apartment type (walk up, doorman, types of amenities) -Rent per month and what you love/hate about your living situation....
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Presence of South Americans on WSOOut of curiosity, any South Americans on WSO? Are you involved with Latam coverage groups or domestic?...
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Just how saturated/mature is the Finance industry becoming? Any more room for growth?A bit of an existential crisis question for the WSO community: Sitting on the asset management side, it's becoming increasingly apparent that the Finance industry is very saturated. There are more hedge funds out there than you can imagine (and all of them sound the same with rocks, trees, and riv...
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Why are there no major firms in the Empire State Building?Why aren't any leading firms headquartered there? It seems the existing tenants lease it for satellite or back offices. I would think some elite boutiques or similar firms in other industries would want an office here - what could be more iconic? Don't tell me the Empire State Building is considered...
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Useful Resource: LibGen.ioI've seen some threads asking where to find PDFs for books (Distressed Debt Moyer, Best Practices for Equity Research Analysts, etc.) where no one who commented could find it. [libgen.io](http://libgen.io/) provides free downloads for articles/pdfs/epubs and I don't think I've ever seen a book that...
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Most Underrated Schools for Wall St. I'm out of state for the top public schools and have only semi target level stats. Which colleges would you say are most underrated for breaking into wall street? (for someone in my circumstance to succeed in, given the school has lower admissions standards than the top 10) I read through past thre...
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Thoughts on buying a home? Hey all, Just graduated college and paid off all my student loans (got a scholarship that covered a significant part). I am starting my full time in NY soon. My parents live in LA (no house, been renting this whole time and little-to-no savings). I was wondering if it is possible to start buying a...
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Investment Banking and facial hairWhat do you guys think about facial hair in investment banking or in general FO roles, except Trading where do you have less face to face contact with clients/CEO etc. ...
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Apple vs Android (or Google Phones)Time for an updated thread on this topic since the most recent ones are pretty old (also looking to possibly break away from the apple cult) Apple vs. Android - in your opinion which is better and why? What's your go-to phone and what do you mostly use it for? Apple or Android; are you die-hard e...
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Interesting Post I found on Reddit.Hey guys, post just came up on this reddit page I follow. This guy is basically saying that going to med school is the best way to make a lot of money, more so than finance/law. He even mentioned banking and consulting, figured you guys might wanna check it out. https://www.reddit.com/r/changemyvie...
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What is community banking?So I have an interview coming up and it’s for consumer and community banking, but I’m not sure what that means. My research usually turns out results for retail banking and commercial banking. I just want to make sure I have a good understanding of what it is... so when they ask me “why this ...
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What do you do when you finish your work early (before the deadline) but get paid by the hour?If you had an assignment and your boss gave you 1 week to do it. You are a quick worker so you finished it on the third day. What do you do then? 1. Clock-out and leave the office for the remainder of the week? (If you do this, you won't get paid for not showing up to work) 2. Pretend like you are ...
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How To Talk About Promotion With Your BossHere are some ways how to talk about promotion at work: Right timing Generally, you should pitch your promotion at the time of annual review of the organization. And if the review is just a month away, then find the best time to talk to your senior to get a positive response. It would be good to ...
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Leaving finance for medicineSo I have reached a point in my career where I am seriously considering waving goodbye to finance and going back to train to become a doctor. I’m early 30’s, $150k all in per annum income and have a pretty cushy/interesting corp dev role. This is not driven by any gripe with my current situati...
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walking in the sunI'm Nathan. I'm a new member of the forum, very pleased to be acquainted and make friends to share everything in life with people. Especially learned from the forum....
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Would you sign a pre-nup?Its really a toss up for me. It sounds reasonable, but i'm fairly certain most women are offended by the idea. If she asked me to sign a pre-nup, it would trigger my wtf meter. Ari Gold on pre-nups: Ari: Have you ever heard of a fucking prenup? Terrence: Oh, you have one? Ari: I’d kill my wife b...
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Parlor NYC Social Club -- Any Thoughts?Has anyone heard of the social club called Parlor based in NYC? There's a lot of positive press about it on the internet, but curious to hear if anyone has first-hand experience or knows someone in it? Was it worth the cost? Who benefits from this as a young person? ...
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How much $$ do you get for dinner?At my bank we get $15 to spend on meals when working late -- I feel like this is low compared to rest of the street. I would love to get this increased, but first I need some supporting peer data. Please drop a quick reply with the amount you get per night, and the name of your bank if possible. A...
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Corp Dev vs Investment BankingLong time lurker on here. I wanna thank all the regular posters, you have helped me in so many ways both personally and academically. Anyways I graduated this year from a non-target finance (but a target Engineering). Was a double major in Engineering & Economics. Solid GPA, a varsity sport and mult...
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Job before freshman yearI am an incoming freshman who will be attending a southern semi-target and was just wondering how beneficial is having a job in your intended field before you go to college? Does it help at all for recruiting or is it too early to have an impact on future employment?...
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Golf Club Recommendations!Any advice in mid range and high end sets of clubs. Seems like one needs to play golf in order to best network at my current firm. For my first set of clubs, how much should I be looking at spending? Any brand suggestions? ...
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6/4/18 - Monday @MentionsHappy Monday WSO! Upcoming Meet Ups, Podcasts, Webinars & Webinar Rewinds: Financial Modeling Boot Camp -- Washington DC, 6/5-6/7 Podcast: Be A Doer -- Chris Powers -- 6/12/18 Posts of the Week: Where Would You Be Without WSO? by @X2". 5 SB’s. Most Active Monkeys in the past 30 days: 1. @...
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Water temp in Canada?Looking to vacation in montreal next weekend. Is the water temp too cold to go swimming? Are water activities out of the question?...
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How To Choose A Job Wisely Between Two Opportunities?1) Collect information about both the job offers If you have got two job offers then collect the information about both the jobs like about the company, its establishment, services it provides, its reviews, gallery etc. Be prepared to face both the interviews and do not confuse both the interview w...
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Where the smart money is going: elite prep school college matriculationMy gifted niece is 12-years-old and my brother is starting to think about where to send her to high school. My brother decided to look into some of the elite east coast prep schools as well as the highly regarded Washington, D.C. area prep schools to see how well they place into college. Obviously,...
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Did my skin color get me rejected from these colleges?I got rejected from all semi-target/target schools I applied to. I have a 3.9 GPA, worked through school, supported family, low income, good extracurricular and still get rejected (wrote about all this in my essay). I went through threads on College Confidential and I swear on my life I read a few o...
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Can I take the CFA lvl 1 in my freshmen year?I finished my 1st year of uni and signed up for my December lvl 1 exam... They didn't ask for any proofs or documents for enrollment requirements so I guess that means it is okay to take the exam even if your not in the final year of undergrad or had 4 years of experience?.. Will this be problematic...
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career advice through consultantsif anyone wanna get career advice then what should he do to get it at no cost. Does anyone know any firm regarding it?...
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Perfect flat for job @ London Canary WharfHey guys, I am looking for two flatmates in London - Hertsmere Road. Ideal if you work at Canary Wharf being 5 min walk from the office. The flat will be available from September, possibly sooner. Only for a long term (1yr+). Shoot me a PM if you are interested. Cheers ...
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What Has Your Favorite non-Finance Job Been?Hello monkeys. I recently had a phone interview and it started by the MD saying he thought it was cool that we had our lifeguarding experience in common. He lifeguarded at the pool in Yale and I at NYU during the semester, whilst I was also working in a lab. I got to supervise old people diving and ...
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Do all your "clients" have more money than you?If you have a job that deals with "clients". It doesn't matter what job it is. Would you say that, individually, the net worth of each of your "clients" is larger than your net worth?...
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Renting Furniture NYC - RecommendationsHey everybody, My two roommates and are I moving into NYC in two weeks to an unfurnished apartment. Does anybody have any good company recommendations for renting furniture. Off the top of my head I'm thinking IKEA but don't really know whats out there besides that. We're living in Murray Hill if ...
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Orange County nightlifeIn Costa Mesa/Newport area for corp fin internship does anyone know good spots for early 20s/college crowd?...
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Any GWU Alumn On Here?Just got accepted to the school as an incoming transfer and was curious if anyone could speak to what recruiting was like at GW. Was it all pure networking or are there on campus resources for FO jobs on wall street? From what i've heard, it's mostly consulting or b4 federal services. I'm also on t...
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Are pensions offered in high finance and consulting?Hey guys, just something I was thinking of. Do any of the BB, EB, MBB or Top PE firms offer Pensions for their senior guys when they retire? I know that the Big 4 offer it to their Partners and it's a really good deal (something like 50% of the average of their 3 best years). Just out of curiousit...
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Rank these in compensationRound 2, who makes the most in their lifetime if they all retire at the age of 65 (average age of retirement) 1) IB MD 2) MBB Partner 3) Biglaw Partner 4) Big 4 Partner 5) Heart Surgeon ...
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Wells Fired 8-9 analysts in SF?I heard through the grapevine that 8 to 9 analysts in LevFin were fired for forging docs? Is this true? Any insight? ...
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Jordan Peterson - An Answer to Unhinged 3rd Wave Feminism?I thought that since there are a few womens marches going on that today would be the perfect day to share this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMcjxSThD54 Not an incredibly political person but I think that today's feminism has gone off the rails and that Jordan Peterson is one of the few people ...
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Top 7 Donut Deals on National Donut DayIt's that time of the year. Yes I'm talking National Donut Day. Here are the best deals on donuts today: **1-3. The Freebies** **1. Krispy Kreme** Krispy Kreme is celebrating by giving a free donut to anyone who comes in. No strings attached. **2. Lamar's** Free donut if you present this [gold...
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How to buy your first set of golf clubsFor a beginning golfer there are quite a lot of different choices of equipment and it can be quite hard to know what is best since most golf pros and retailers want you to buy a 400 dollar driver. In my humble opinion a used set will perform just as good as a new set but what matters is making sure ...
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Commodity Price TrackingDoes anyone know any platform, website, or service that tracks whether commodity prices are at highs or lows for a certain time frame? For example, it may alert you if zinc prices are at all-time lows or whether copper is at 5-year highs. ...
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US Airlines and the A380A question to all frequent flyers who know a bit about aviation or travel enough to, from or within the US: **Why did none of the 3 large US airlines (AA, United or Delta) order any A380s?** I know the base answer would be something about demand, but wouldn't it have made economic sense on some hi...
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GS VP charged with Insider Trading[quote="Investopedia"]Federal prosecutors charged a vice president at Goldman Sachs Group Inc on Thursday with insider trading by illegally using non-public information about several companies that were clients of the investment bank. Prosecutors said Woojae "Steve" Jung, a 37-year-old Korean citiz...
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Best Tips For Cracking Your Telephonic Interview1) Do a homework: Just look for various kinds of questions and answers that you would be shot at by the interviewer. Practice it well and try to be fluent and confident in English. The only advantage you have in this kind of an interview is invisibility. 2) Choose a good phone and a spot: You will ...
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What ‘Rules’ have you set for yourself to save money?I’m in a new city and pay a little more for rent than I would have liked, so I tried to lay some ground rules for myself to help keep spending down. I want to save aggressively, and pay my student loans off somewhat aggressively, so hopefully this helps: - No eating out during the week, unless i...
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Los Angeles vs Dallas vs Chicago Currently based in NY and our team have a large presence in those 3 cities (LA, Chi Town, Dallas) -- if you had the opportunity to relocate to one of those cities, which would it be? Putting all other circumstances aside, let's put yourselves in the shoes of a single 28-year-old male looking to enjo...
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How To Finish A Job InterviewHere are some job interview tips on how to close a job interview. Confirm your interest in the job: Always remember that closing an interview is the best way to show your interest in the job and also show how the interview confirms your interest in the job. Ask for the Job Here are some ways to ...
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Devastating study on affirmative action. Wow. This study just came out. It confirms that college admissions is indeed discriminatory against Asian-American applicants. The following quote is mind blowing. "Hypothetically, all other factors being equal, if the typical white applicant admitted to an elite private school had an SAT score of...
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today i'm tiredLife and work make me feel so tired. //// Can not stop the tiredness[.](http://www2.ljworld.com/users/shayneward/)...
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Taking drugs to study? Is it worth it?Many students in high pressure schools take drugs like Adderall to focus when studying and get higher grades. Ivy leagues are notorious for this practice, and I didn't realize how common it was until I met one person looking for Adderall. Is it worth it to take these drugs and does it actually help?...
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Why Informational Interview Are Important?Reasons why informational interview are essential: 1. Be there faster: Suppose you are applying for a job then it is better to get into an informational interview and get through it faster. The interview is more like discussion and knowing about you and your background. 2. Practice some interview s...
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Advice on the Process of Getting Your First NYC ApartmentHey Everyone - Just finished signing my lease for my NYC apartment (studio) and I thought I'd share some advice on the process for the newbies out there like myself since I thought it was a bit crazy and wished I had some insight beforehand. Necessary Paperwork So first off - when going to NYC yo...
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