Bank of America Merrill Lynch First round Interview

Hey You crazy Monkeys,

So I just received an email from BOA for a first round interview. I have no idea what to do or how to to prepared for it.

It's for the Latin america global i.b analyst global I.B summer analyst program. This is my first ever I.B interview. any help would be great

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Sep 30,2017

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Sep 30,2017

Hey i have the same interview last year. we can get in contact so i can tell you some things i was asked.

 
Sep 30,2017

Would appreciate it if you can get in contact with me as well as I am doing the same interview as well

 
 
Sep 30,2017
 
Sep 30,2017

Had a first round phone interview about two weeks ago now. Actually emailed HR yesterday.
Haven't heard a thing though. An old email I have said they would be following up for a first round in early Jan, so its possible they are still doing first rounds...

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Sep 30,2017
 
Sep 30,2017

yes

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Sep 30,2017

Haven't heard anything for awhile, so I assumed I got dinged.

 
Sep 30,2017

Well either we're 0 for 4 on this thread, or they haven't notified yet. Let's hope the latter...

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Sep 30,2017

Anybody else get that email asking us to fill something out on Survey Monkey? Seems pretty generic, but I'm not sure what your application status has to be to receive an email like this...

Mentioned "You will hear of your application status by mid- February."

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Sep 30,2017

I had a BAML IBD first round interview a few days ago and I just received the same email as nontargetPSD92 asking me to fill out a Survey Monkey.

Did everyone who got a first round interview get this it seems pretty generic?

 
Sep 30,2017

How was your first round interview? Purely fit or some technical questions also?

 
Sep 30,2017

I got that email too, but i never had a "first round". I am a non target and I spoke with a BAML Associate in December,but nothing since then

 
Sep 30,2017

It was mostly fit questions, 1 or 2 basic technicals and a bunch of questions about market news. What was your experience like? Did anyone who had a first round not receive this email?

 
Sep 30,2017

I got notified to fill out the Survey Monkey today as well.

Had an interview with an associate on the 4th that was about 60% technicals and definitely through me off.

 
Sep 30,2017

Mine was mostly fit. Only a few basic technicals. One market question.
Pretty standard.

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Sep 30,2017

I got that as well. Any non-targets that had a referral NOT get an email?

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Sep 30,2017
TheBlueCheese:

I got that as well. Any non-targets that had a referral NOT get an email?

non-target, had a referral. no e-mail yet, no updates either

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Sep 30,2017

wait.... those of you that had a referral, have you heard back already?

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Sep 30,2017

non-target, did first-round interview in late Dec, but did not get an email. I always thought that the superday invitation would be sent out either this week or next.

 
Sep 30,2017

just got invited for first round for next week (target/semi-target).

 
Sep 30,2017

could someone share what the survey was about?

 
Sep 30,2017

I think this email means nothing because from people I talked to, they haven't made the decisions yet.

 
Sep 30,2017

Just got an email from HR. I think this only applies to non targets, but super decisions have not been finalized. We will hear by jan 25th.

Hope that helps.

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Sep 30,2017
 
Sep 30,2017

no. had referral. by 25th.

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Sep 30,2017

the generic "fill out this form" email does not mean anything according my point of contact who is fairly high up (I did get the email though). final round selections due to come out next week

 
Sep 30,2017

Heard back. Got dinged. Was expected though. I f-d up my interview.

 
Sep 30,2017

Is it safe to assume that whoever did not get the recommendation from the interviewers received the ding letter, and now HR is trying to cut down the number of recommended candidates for the final round?

 
Sep 30,2017

What do you guys mean by referral? I had an MD on my side who even tried to prod me in the right direction during my interview, but unfortunately I was a nervous wreck since it was my first professional interview in my life. The sad part is that I know if this had been the 2nd place I interviewed with, I would have killed it.

 
Sep 30,2017

Just got email. Nontarget SA superday jan 23rd

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Sep 30,2017

Did anyone else get this? My survey email said we should hear back mid-Feb and it seems awfully early ... hmm

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Sep 30,2017

wtf is my school doing, we have on-campus BAML interviews next week. dafuq.

 
Sep 30,2017

Called HR. More decisions coming out next week. But 25th is the deadline so I'm not sure about the mid-Feb thing.

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Sep 30,2017