Got my #1 firm!


I want to thank you for all of your help over the past year and a half. I just got a call from my number one firm (top boutique in New York) and gave me a SA offer. I certainly could not have done it without all of the advice found on this website.

Just a little background on myself: neither parent (nor any uncles or aunts) went to college (my dad did not make it through high school), I am at a semi-target, been to rehab once (during high school for opiates).

I aced every single technical thrown my way and nailed the behaviorals. Words cannot express how happy I am right now, and I will be getting pretty drunk very soon.


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Feb 5, 2011 - 4:07pm


Epic background story. Best of luck!

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Apr 16, 2011 - 11:32am
Edmundo Braverman:
Words cannot express how happy I am right now, and I will be getting pretty drunk very soon.

Just happy to see that rehab worked for you.

Just kidding, bro. Great to hear it and congratulations!

Was litterally just about to post the same exact thing.

Feb 5, 2011 - 5:41pm

Congrats, man - now stick around to help others who will be going for SA positions next year!

Wall Street leaders now understand that they made a mistake, one born of their innocent and trusting nature. They trusted ordinary Americans to behave more responsibly than they themselves ever would, and these ordinary Americans betrayed their trust.
Feb 5, 2011 - 6:22pm

Congrats, strong moves.

I am permanently behind on PMs, it's not personal.

Feb 7, 2011 - 9:24am

now you need a gold star

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Feb 7, 2011 - 2:18pm

That's awesome man, enjoy the shit out of it!

"You stop being an asshole when it sucks to be you." -IlliniProgrammer "Your grammar made me wish I'd been aborted." -happypantsmcgee
Feb 9, 2011 - 2:07pm


Ray Finkle:
You wanna buy some heroin, it is not addictive; I look at it as life changing actually!

and if you do get addicted, there is always methodone to help you out, but then again after watching the intervention episode about the guy addicted to methodone, maybe just stick with a few drink tonight is prolly the best way to go about it.

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