How to be Crème de la Crème at GOLDMAN SACHS

i want to join Goldman once i go to a target IVY for undergrad (17 year old at the moment)

 i want to be better than everyone there in terms of finance knowledge, practical and soft skills . 

i want the MDs to beg me to stay after i tell them that i am leaving for Apollo or GSB 

any unconventional tips for my goal ? 

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Jul 1, 2021 - 7:40am

move fast. Whenever your around GS people. literally walk faster, run faster, sometimes you gotta get down and slide to them. 

Dance faster, shit faster, eat faster, fart faster. The whole 18 yards

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  • VP in IB - Gen
Jul 1, 2021 - 4:24pm

If I were you, I'd try to survive without getting beaten up in high school and try to get at least one member of the opposite sex to sleep with me during undergrad.  based on your post, those are going to be bigger challenges than getting into GS.

  • VP in IB - Gen
Jul 1, 2021 - 6:19pm

You're right.  And username checks out.  I should amend to 'try to get at least one person to sleep with you'

  • Intern in AM - Equities
Jul 3, 2021 - 11:54am

While this is probably a troll post, I wouldn't be surprised otherwise having met some of the people in my intern class. 

  • Intern in IB - Gen
Aug 12, 2021 - 2:22pm

This is 100% serious. Ever since I changed my title on linkedin to SA 2022 at an EB, been getting a lot of random high schoolers sending linkedin requests lol. 

  • Analyst 1 in IB - Gen
Aug 13, 2021 - 12:59am

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