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Mar 29, 2018

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Mar 30, 2018

I would say it's one of the higher percent on the street. If you do a good job, they'll find a place for you.

Jan 7, 2019

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Jan 7, 2019

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Jan 7, 2019

Their interviews aren't really any different than any other firm.

Jan 7, 2019

most technical interview i had. one probability question involving dice and what to charge customers to play. one question involving rates of return and which security to choose / what information would you need to know to pick between two securities.

in retrospect, that doesnt seem incredibly technical, but yea, it was the most technical any of my interviews got.

Jan 7, 2019

double post.

Jan 7, 2019

I had lots of conditional probability questions from quant guys. Questions started out relatively straight forward but as you got them right they would just keep pushing you more and more. I hadn't taken a stats course in 2+ years so maybe I felt like they were harder than they were supposed to be, but I'd recommend brushing up on that stuff.

Jan 7, 2019

thanks guys

Jan 7, 2019

I would strongly de-emphasize the technical nature of the interview. People get so nervous about it. Getting the question right is not going to get you the job. You need to get it right + make sure they think you're a good fit. Focus on the way you answer the question, they way you walk through your logic. For most of the questions, there is no right or wrong answer, just the way you present yourself.

I sat through a series of interviews, 3 different technical questions were asked, not one had a "right" answer.
1 was a variation on the standard airplane question
2 was a probability question because the candidate said they liked probability. The interviewer openly said, "i don't know the answer but feel it should be around 50%
3 was a basic geometry puzzle

Make sure you choose even numbers. Don't say there are 282 seats on a Boeing 747. Say there are 300 seats. Don't make the question harder than it should be.

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Nov 20, 2019

would you mind telling me wha the airplane question is and how you answered it?

Jan 7, 2019

I cannot say for other schools, but JPM IBD is recruiting at my school while its S&T division hasn't posted anything so far. Would also like to know what that "other avenues" is supposed to mean.

EDITED: This is for SA as well.

Jan 7, 2019

In London they filled their entire S&T, R class through intern conversions this year, so there were no graduate openings. Can't say if this is the same reason for the lack of recruiting in the US.

Jan 7, 2019

they're doing S&T here

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Jan 7, 2019

yeah they dont recruit S&T at my school either this year. wtf anybody knows why?
thats for SA btw, so what are these alternative avenues???

Jan 7, 2019

JPM is recruiting at Penn for S&T SA's. I'm guessing by other avenues they mean Ivies/targets.

Jan 7, 2019
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Aug 26, 2019