Anything you guys wish you had known/learned/ were better advised about before getting into ibanking? thanks

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how shitty M+A is, and the boatload of money they pay you for really doing nothing.


how much the job sucks? even if you get top bucket/top PE job...


Don't believe the hype


no... you're not going to be on learjets advising CEO of the latest most brilliant idea since sliced bread

you're a mortgage broker - you get your client the money...


I got into an argument with a securities lawyer about which of us was the bigger whore. Came away with the realization that we were both just administrative whores.


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