Don’t put non-IB people down

BillMurray's picture
Rank: Neanderthal | 3,885

If everyone is trying to get into Ivy League or top 10 schools, the growing demand combined with the growth in US population will lead to getting into anything more and more improbable. Stop encouraging everyone to get into prestige or going into IB, because if everyone wants it, it will just get harder as there will be a limited number of positions. If someone is settled in by working for their family business instead of pursuing the "big dream on Wall Street", putting them down just makes you more of an idiot. Some of these people are pretty smart, and if they all wanted what you want, you may find that you are out of a job. If people, like those who are okay with attending their local or state college, disgust you, then you really need to get common sense.

Everyone in the world can't work in IB, so I have tremendous respect for those who chose not to pursue a big career, and they probably have better values than many people. Of course, having an interest in IB or wanting to do something big is not bad AT ALL, and that is great too. Just don't put down those people who want a more simple life.

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Nov 23, 2019

Lots of middle class people live much better lifestyles than IB analysts. They get to sleep 8 hrs a night and spend time with their loved ones.

"Truth is like poetry. And most people fucking hate poetry."

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Nov 24, 2019

Benjamin Franklin is my loved one.

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Nov 24, 2019

When he wasn't being a great American,
the man was a sexual deviant and probably suffered from many STDs.

Finance Data Science

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Nov 29, 2019

top 5 president no doubt

  • Prospect in Other
Nov 24, 2019

Aren't IB people considered to be middle class tho?

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Nov 24, 2019

No. Earning six figures as an unmarried individual isn't middle class in any city in America in my opinion but everyone defines it differently.

"Truth is like poetry. And most people fucking hate poetry."

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Nov 24, 2019

They're middle class only if you think there are 3 social classes - Those making below 6 figures, those making 6 figures, and those making 7+ figures.

Finance Data Science

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Nov 25, 2019

...

Nov 24, 2019

If you're not in IB, just go jump off the fucking Rockefeller center.

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Nov 24, 2019

Wouldn't that be if you were in IB? Since you would be getting little to no sleep and your MD would be chewing your head off every five minutes? Don't take it from me, just saying it how John Rolfe and Peter Troob said it

Array

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Nov 24, 2019

why pursue meaning when you can pursue GREEN PAPER?

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Nov 24, 2019

Funny you should say that. Pretty sure that good old Lloyd started off in trading... Before that, he was a lawyer.

Finance Data Science

Nov 29, 2019

Laughs in PE

GoldenCinderblock: "I keep spending all my money on exotic fish so my armor sucks. Is it possible to romance multiple females? I got with the blue chick so far but I am also interested in the electronic chick and the face mask chick."

Nov 24, 2019

Good point. Still nice to get some sleep once and a while though. Wonder if you can buy meaning with green paper?

Array

Nov 24, 2019

you can buy PROSTITUTES and COCAINE

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Nov 24, 2019

Have you ever seen a sad person on a jet ski?

Array

Nov 24, 2019

jet skis are REALLY bad for the enviroment

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Nov 24, 2019

Inferiority complex much?

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Nov 25, 2019

The only people who "put down" those who don't work in IB are 17 - 23 year olds who have limited work experience and post on boards like this one.

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Nov 25, 2019

wtf did i just read...

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Nov 25, 2019

While arguing against condescending to those not in IB, you went ahead and did exactly what you're arguing against.

BillMurray:

I have tremendous respect for those who chose not to pursue a big career

Some people think it's a stupid, boring job, which would provide them absolutely 0 fulfillment and prefer to believe in fundamentally different things than the root foundation of banking.

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Nov 25, 2019

I don't really care what you think. And I was an IB analyst at one point, so that disproves your point that IB analysts only do what they do because they care what other people think. Your thoughts are worthless to me.

Nov 25, 2019

99% of people don't give a shit about any of this.

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Nov 25, 2019

Don

What concert costs 45 cents? 50 Cent feat. Nickelback.

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Nov 25, 2019

Title translates to "please don't make fun of me"

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Nov 25, 2019

chris crocker

What is this shit?

Nov 25, 2019

Classic "I could do IB if I want, but I had one interview and froze up, so I decided not to do it, but I could do it if I want"

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Nov 25, 2019

LEaVE BrItNeY AlOnE

Nov 25, 2019

Bruh, first we have to carry the dead weight of the rest of the economy while furthering the flourishing of humanity across the globe and now you say we can't even take a rest every once in a while? Just the merest pause to catch our breath, briefly unburdened???

That's cool. No problem. We do / did IB. We can do ANYTHING.

"well thank god your feelings aren't a fucking priority here"

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Nov 29, 2019
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