Is the wall street prep package valuable for freshman

Hello Folks!
I'm a freshman who didn't get any relevant internship for this summer ( I'll be doing research in a physics lab), So I was looking for ways to be a more attractive candidate for next year's internship positions. I was thinking of doing the Wall Street Prep Premium package and earn the certificate. I'm fully aware that this certificate won't help a lot in terms of cv boost, but I think the knowledge will help my during interviews. Also, for a freshman who doesn't have a lot of work experience, I guess this could somehow show my interest for Investment Banking.

Will the wall street prep program help for college freshman looking to get a sophomore year internship ? How is this training valued by recruiters ? Should I buy it?

Thank you very much for your time!

Comments (2)

May 8, 2017

Dude noooooooooo!

Don't do it! Lol no value added other than learning what you can learn for free and also don't even need to know for interviews. If you need some free resources, try finding the vault guide to investment banking, learn alot of basic finance and accounting on like coursera (for free, don't pay!), use macabacus to learn about advanced financial modeling, and valuation university for basic modeling and other IB related topics like landing an internship etc.

If you want to show interest join your school's student managed fund or banking or finance club and try to get a finance internship after sophomore year.

May 8, 2017
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