Choosing Between Two Offers

How would you guys think about choosing between two offers assuming the firms are similar in prestige? I know culture and exit-opps would be the main factors to consider, however, are there other factors that are worth looking at?

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Jun 12, 2020 - 8:44pm

This one. Go with your gut / heart based on the people you've spoken to. Just do the best with the limited information you have.

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Jun 12, 2020 - 8:48pm

That's an incredibly broad question but I'll throw two factors in:

1) Alumni presence, having more alum at a firm will make it much easier for you to get better staffing, group placements, and a better time in general

2) Group placement- does the firm do m&a in-house? What are your odds of getting into 'good' groups and how is that balanced with your chances of landing in less-desirable groups (e.g. at some banks an analysts can be placed in ecm/dcm which may not be the goal of most when they first wanted to do banking)

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