Rejected after first round? Can I do another first round at the same bank?

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Hello, I was recently rejected by a lower middle BB after a first round and was wondering if it would be plausible for my contacts to get me another first round?

So basically the guy that interviewed me was the biggest prick that I have met so far in banking and I knew after the first minute that I wasnt getting it. Recruiting has been pretty good so far and I currently have a MM and lower BB offer so it wasnt that I'm a shit candidate.

I reached out to two of my MD contacts about the interview (got the interview through modernguild not them, the regular process has barely started for the firm) and was told to reach out again once I hear back.

Has anyone ever been able to get another first round at the same bank?

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May 2, 2019

Bump?

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May 3, 2019

no

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May 3, 2019

Got it, will move on. Thanks.

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May 3, 2019

I've done 3 first rounds for 3 different recruiting seasons lol nothing is impossible

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May 3, 2019

This would be for the same recruiting cycle, but I definitely agree. Going to send an email to my contacts to see if they can do anything, if not I'll move on.

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May 3, 2019

To be specific, two of those first rounds were in the same cycle but for different locations and groups (one held interviews a few weeks after the other).

When I got the rejection call from the recruiter for the first group I thanked her a bunch and asked her if there were any other opportunities and they gave me a first round for the (presumably less competitive) second group.

If the MDs you networked with liked you there might still be some hope

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May 4, 2019

One time I had a final round at an EB, didn't get it, and then the guy that referred me initially invited me back for another final round. Reach out to the MD's and see what happens, maybe they just want to give you some personal feedback or maybe it's good news.

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May 4, 2019

i interviewed once for a BB when i was young...didn't get the job. Then 6 months later a friend started working there and i was asked to come in and interview again...and got the job.

having a friend on the inside makes a big difference

just google it...you're welcome

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May 4, 2019

I've had two first rounds with the same bank for different IB divisions in the same recruiting season. Don't know if you can do this with every and any bank

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May 5, 2019

This would be for the same division. Im kinda hoping that I can leverage my offers to get another look.

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May 6, 2019

I got rejected by a BB but the recruiter told me that I could reach out again later in August for a second round interview. Hope this helps

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May 6, 2019

In the same cycle I interviewed at both Goldman Chicago and Goldman LA. Know people at my MM firm that got rejected initially then got called back.

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May 7, 2019

How long after they got rejected did they get called back? Was this for summer analyst, FT, or lateral positions?

May 7, 2019

Summer analyst - rejected fall cycle, called back in January.

May 7, 2019

Y'all are categorizing the BB's to this much scrutiny now?

What's a UMM BB, Citi/Bar/CS/BAML?

Are GS/MS/JPM MF's?

Are Deutsche and UBS Boutique BB's now?

Every BB has their strength & weakness. Basically every BB has a coverage or product that they are top on the street at. Completely off topic but kind of retarded

GS TMT
JPM Healthcare
MS M&A
BofA LevFin
Citi S&T
Barclays P&U
CS FSG
UBS ?
DB ?

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May 7, 2019
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