Incoming SA - Bag

Luckily I will probably go also in the office. What kind of bag do you like most? Messenger/Laptop bag or a backpack? I can imagine I will carry only the laptop and maybe a notebook

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May 15, 2021 - 12:44pm

No one cares, but it's more to see what people like most. I used to carry a backpack but I found it pretty inefficient given that I put only the laptop. Any suggestion also in term of brands is accepted 🥺

May 17, 2021 - 5:33pm

I usually bring my Longchamp Le Pliage, which is about the most basic bag one could bring, but it works for everything I need including a 15" laptop. 

I sometimes feel like everyone has this bag. It's pretty big, durable, and not too expensive. 

If you're cool with taking a few jokes about wearing a purse, then I'd say go for it. 

May 18, 2021 - 1:01am

Go backpack. Much more practical and you have more room for various things: water bottle, keys, wallet, jacket, books etc.

  • Prospect in IB - Gen
May 28, 2021 - 9:33am

B&R has very nice sales every now and then, too late for this summer but worth checking on them now and then for FT.

May 18, 2021 - 8:17pm

Tumi Alpha Backpack - Literally everyone on my team from AN to MD has it. Bit pricey for students tho. Anything that looks similar should be fine.

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May 28, 2021 - 4:41am

If you're an SA take whatever works. Backpacks are best. Don't carry your laptop around in the duffel your firm provides as it's utterly useless for that. And don't drop a ton of money on a tumi or something just yet. No one will care, just focus on performing well.

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