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+73Investment Banking Resume Template - Official WSO CV Example<h4>Attached to the bottom of this post, you will find the Wall Street Oasis Investment Banking Resume Template for undergraduate students, used by the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> paid service and thousands of candidates to successfully land a job in...1162 days 8 hours ago
+55Investment Banks as NFL TeamsWith the <a href="">"Investment Banks as the Houses of Westeros"</a> post being so awesome, I was bored this morning and thought we could the same with NFL teams now that the season...275 days 16 hours ago
+53Key Interview Takeaways - 2nd Year Analyst PerspectiveSitting at my desk here just waiting for things to wind down so thought I’d give back to the community and try my first long form post. I did some interviewing last year but this year I was heavily involved for both <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> and...518 months 3 weeks ago
+37Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School Admissions<abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> is excited to have the experts from Accepted on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here are messages from Natalie and Jen who will be checking this thread every few...124019 hours 16 min ago
+50Guide to Office Politics (Part I)After <a href=" ">my AMA</a> I promised to write down some thoughts on office politics, since that was probably the topic that got the most interest from the <abbr...235 days 15 hours ago
+35Pre-Interview routineObviously this depends greatly on an over the phone vs. in-person, but what does your process consist of? I have taken this opportunity to describe my phone interview strategy: I hardly ever sleep the night before, because who knows, I may never get this opportunity again. I wake up groggy as...373 hours 15 min ago
+25Take a Knee: Trump, the NFL, and the First AmendmentIn case you've been under a rock or are outside the US, basically here's the TLDR. NFL players started taking a knee during the national anthem to bring awareness to police brutality against minorities (citing incidents like Michael Brown, Philando Castile, Alton Sterling, and others)....2655 days 1 hour ago
+21Cryptocurrency: How to Not Lose Your Life Savings Hi Monkeys, Long-time <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> lurker here wanting to give back to the community. I am a college student who recently interned for a company in the Bitcoin/Blockchain space. With all the buzz around Bitcoin right now, I felt it would be...304 days 23 hours ago
+17My Take on Deciding Between Top Summer Analyst OffersI recently gave a piece of advice to a buddy's younger brother who was choosing between some great <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> offers. I wanted to share it with all you young masters of the universe as well. In this specific case, my friend's...42 weeks 4 days ago
+16 AMA - I Work at Strategy&. ConsultingHere to answer your questions. A bit about me: -Strategy& Senior Associate -Graduated from <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools ">M7</abbr> <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> (class of 2015/16) I'd prefer not...3023 min 29 sec ago
+17Private Equity Resume Template - Official WSO CV Example<h4>Attached to the bottom of this post, you will find the Wall Street Oasis <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/private-equity-resume">private equity resume</a></span> template for experienced professionals, used by the <abbr...241 day 7 hours ago
+16Do's & Dont's - 1st Year Private Equity AssociateThere are a lot of posts on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking...416 days 2 hours ago
+13The guessing game: best site for Amazon's new HQ? [quote] Fee <abbr title="fixed income ">fi</abbr> <abbr title="front office ">fo</abbr> fum I seek the site of a new HQ Bringing jobs and scouting talent I'll make retailers know they're dead -Appley [/quote] Jeff...1792 weeks 6 days ago
+14MSF Class of 2019Every year I do a post like this on about this date for students seeking admission. Most MSF/MMS program start their application cycle around this time so it is usually helpful. Prior years Q&A are listed...11538 min 32 sec ago
+19CNN = BoobsIs this really the state of CNN - the American BBC?? A dude comes on, lays out an argument why this ESPN idiot should be fired and the anchor goes nuts because he said boobs? I mean is this real life? We have Rohingya Muslims being marched...911 week 1 day ago
+13AMA: From Pizza Delivery to Quantitative Research/Data Science/ProgrammingWhat is going on, everybody? I have been a lurker on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> for a while and thought I would share a story with you. Here goes nothing... I worked full-time and went to school full-time pretty much all throughout school. Knowing I...301 week 1 day ago
+15Living in a city you hate, due to work I work for a very well known tech firm (i.e., <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/amazon" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span>, Facebook, Google), and although the job is ok for the most part (fantastic hours, laid back, love the people...9619 hours 9 min ago
+20Why are rational people so scarce on campuses?I would say that Ben Shapiro represents the most articulate and full body of ideas on the right side of the center as a conservative. I'll layout some of the social ideas of a more moderate right sider, to give context into what I mean by the right of center and to distinguish from the...602 weeks 1 day ago
+10What would you do with a year of free time and unlimited money? Need suggestions.Being in my late 20s now, it dawn(s)(ed) on me that staring at a bunch of stock tickers/excel spreadsheets won't be something I think nostalgically about on my deathbed. I've found someone to essentially babysit a (small) portfolio for me for the next year or two. Any thoughts? ...471 week 1 day ago
+10MM IBD (Analyst) > MM PE (Associate) > MM PE (Senior Associate) - Here to answer any and all questions!Currently a Sr. Associate at a well-known $1Bn+ shop. Long time lurker and first time poster. Given all the misinformation and misguided advice so prevalent on this site, I'm here to (hopefully) provide some real advice to private equity hopefuls. AMA!471 day 9 hours ago
+10Blockchain TechnologyHopefully everyone has heard of blockchain by now, but if not you may want to read up on it. Blockchain was originally created for Cryptocurrency back when Satoshi Nakamoto started up Bitcoin. Explained as briefly as possible, blockchain is [quote] Picture a spreadsheet that is duplicated...264 days 6 hours ago
+13IBP Institute Announces Investment Banking Professional (IBP) CredentialDear <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> Community, I am excited to announce the launch of the <a href="">IBP Institute</a> and the **Investment Banking Professional Credential** to the public. This initiative has...164 days 15 hours ago
+10Hedge Fund: Research Analyst vs. Portfolio ManagerSlow morning for me, so I decided to share my thoughts concerning the differences between a research analyst and portfolio manager. Think you have what it takes to be a portfolio manager? Every aspiring buy-side analyst I know eventually wants to become a portfolio manager at some point....83 days 4 hours ago
+8Hypo: You're single, and rich; what U.S. cities would you live in? Just a fun hypothetical to consider. Let's say you're rich and single; money is not an object. Which U.S. cities would you want to live in? Multiple answers are allowed here, as rich people tend to have multiple homes. I'm gonna break it down by seasons. Spring and Fall:...1298 hours 15 min ago
+10Polarization and Anger: A WSO StoryI've been lurking/commenting for a while now and I've seen <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> become an unfortunate reflection of the drivel I can find on any social media site. This site went from some of the most prescient pre-crash analysis that the...251 week 1 day ago
+8Facepalm moments at info sessionsSo tonight I was at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span> info session, and a student asked verbatim "what can you tell me about the work/life balance...911 week 1 day ago
+8I'm extremely terrible at interviewsI just finished an online interview for an internship and it went poorly. Im currently a junior in college and I have been struggling with interviews. It might be might my anxiety or that fact that im introvert but I am extremely poor when it comes to thinking on the spot. Im not good a carrying...241 week 1 hour ago
+8WSJ: Amazon is disrupting MBA recruitingAmazon is aggressively recruiting MBAs, replacing banks and consulting firms as the #1 recruiter at many of the programs. Through sheer size, Amazon is sending recruiters en masse to campus, and other firms are deliberately avoiding scheduling events on the same dates as Amazon. I'm not...712 days 2 hours ago
+7BAML First round video interviewjust received a first round video interview from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch"><abbr title="Bank of America Merrill Lynch ">BAML</abbr></a></span> - it's an 'on demand...664 days 3 hours ago
+7Apple Keynote September Event 2017: The iPhone (8) Gold or Dust?In the article, "[New iPhone Key Feature Is Its Price Tag](," discusses whether the forecasted higher than the usual retail price of the future debuted 10th-anniversary iPhone will drive the overall profit...233 weeks 3 days ago
+9Blackstone / PJT Exit OppsA friend forwarded me this list of analysts / associates destination of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Blackstone</a></span> and PJT Partners (onwards) classes in New York and London. More info...191 day 2 hours ago
+6Be a WSO Social Chair & Help Host WSO Meetups in Your City We've been getting more events going on lately (Paris, <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>, London,) + SF and Singapore have events coming up soon. We are looking for 1-2 <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> members in major cities...1044 days 21 hours ago
+6Debt for Elite School, or none for non target State SchoolOk, so I am a current senior in high school and I am in a predicament. I want to go into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> before getting my <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">mba</abbr> and then <abbr title="asset...911 week 4 days ago
+62018 FT/Off-cycle London Recruiting Timeline Megathread***UPDATED AS OF 11/10/2017*** Title says it all - the 2018 <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> mainly covers the US schools so I thought I'd start one for London ones. BBs: Goldman: Open...869 hours 8 sec ago
+6Prefer Elite Boutiques or Bulge Brackets?I'm a senior at a target, coming out of the internship well with a solid offer in hand. Friends and I were discussing about the attractiveness of different <abbr title="elite boutiques ">EBs</abbr> and <abbr title="bulge brackets ">BBs</abbr>,...622 weeks 5 days ago
+6Stephens Super Day Class of 2018Has anyone been invited for Stephen's <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span>? I am still eagerly awaiting an answer. I heard that they were supposed to go out today. 561 week 23 hours ago
+7BAML - HireVue Interview Invitation GCIB Summer AnalystJust got a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch"><abbr title="Bank of America Merrill Lynch ">BAML</abbr></a></span> video interview invite for Palo Alto, what should I be expecting here?...544 days 6 min ago
+6Financial & Valuation Modeling Boot-Camp<strong>Financial modeling</strong> is a skill that any investment banking analyst will have to master. Although the majority of investment banks and other financial firms now have formal training programs, many students and prospective finance professionals are choosing enroll in...473 weeks 2 days ago
+6Do you do exercise in morning?Do you do exercise in the morning? Usually when I get up I do some various stretching moves. Then some abs and some yoga positions. Time: up to 10 minutes. It help me a lot during the day Do you?465 days 19 hours ago
+6Not even close: NYC is the #1 city for single men It is indeed a truism of life that we don't appreciate what we have until we no longer have it. This is true for loved ones who pass away, and it also holds true for cities we used to live in. Many <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> posters live in...121 hour 7 min ago
+6Hot Takes Only: All Hedge Fund Analysts Are Fags<img src="/files/styles/w800/public/inline/images/spiccy.jpg?itok=4UmhJBXA" alt="" /> Welcome to Season 1: Episode 1 of Hot Takes Only, the Saga There is no Hedge Fund in the world that does not fit the description of a "bunch of fags". I don't...12 weeks 1 day ago
+5Interview for Evercore S&T ER Sales Summer analyst 2018 Please HelpI just got a interview for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/evercore" target="_blank">Evercore</a></span> ISI <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity...611 day 21 hours ago
+5Marine Officer/Aviator Ask Me AnythingI'm pretty new to the forum and have been using it as a very useful informational supplement to my post-USMC career. I have been Pm'ed by several guys about flying/military in the short time I've been on the forum. I was also surprised to see how many of the young guys/girls were...592 days 20 hours ago
+5Why can't I even get any interviews?Title says it all. I'm a junior at a top NESCAC with a 3.40 GPA in Econ, some solid finance experience my sophomore year and plenty of finance activities and leadership on my resumé. Additionally, I speak several useful languages and know basic coding in C++. My knowledge of financial...552 weeks 1 hour ago
+5J.P. Morgan Hong KongI recently received an interview invitation from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span>. (She didn't tell me which office; I assumed it is <abbr...496 days 19 hours ago
+7Why do double/triple digit millionaires still work?Let's assume Joe is 45 and has a net worth of $20 million. He could comfortably live (for the rest of his life) and spend $500k-$750k per year. And this is being pessimistic since it is assuming little to no investment income. That's 10x the salary of the average American worker,...483 weeks 4 days ago
+5Deciding between GS, MS, and JPMHi everyone—I've been fortunate enough to receive several Summer 2018 offers, including from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span>, MS, and <span...413 days 19 hours ago
+5Would you fight for your country?My personal opinion is that Kim Jong is bluffing and that when Trump threatens his country with annihilation, he will back down. If the North Koreans launch a first strike, China will stop backing them and they will capitulate. But let's assume worst case scenario: We go to war with...311 week 6 days ago
+5Brigham Young University Investment BankingI'm considering an undergrad degree at BYU, and I already know that <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> is my goal, specifically <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> or <span class='keyword_link'><a...271 week 5 days ago
+5Fraternities and SuccessAs I was scrolling through Bloomberg today, I was surprised to see an article about <a href="">Fraternities</a> and how at one college studied, joining a fraternity resulted in...279 hours 23 min ago
+6AMA: Analyst at brokerage/advisory firmI been in this role for about 6 months now and since I have some free time I figured I would do an AMA. I work for a middle market brokerage firm and focus on Investment Sales. We also do advisory services for close relationships. Ask away.203 weeks 3 days ago
+5The Bitcoin Founder ?Who is this <a href="">guy</a>? No one knows who he really is, but according to Wiki: [quote]As of 24 May 2017, Nakamoto is believed to own up to roughly one million bitcoins,[4] with a value estimated at approximately $4...151 week 4 hours ago
+5How Post-Modernism is destroying the West.We live in an existence that seems as if we live in two different universes. While not physically true in a metaphysical sense this is extremely true. Out of the enlightenment period of history the human race developed what came to be know as modernism or modern philosophy where facts and...91 week 1 day ago
+4Amazon HQ2 LocationAlright folks, let's have everyone's best guess (or inside knowledge) of what city the new <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/amazon" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span> HQ2 will be located. I am going with Denver and...751 week 6 days ago
+8Work to live, not live to work. Low-stress finance jobs...What are some roles with a combination of: Lifestyle (9-5) Decent pay ($125K in high COL region) Relatively low stress (limited fire drills, limited risk or potential for major mistakes) Demand (not super niche, potential to work in a relatively wide range of industries and...513 weeks 4 days ago
+4Are electric cars the future?My genuine answer would be **yes**. FCA ceo Sergio Marchionne, however, would answer **no**, and I found his opinion extremely interesting. [quote]FCA loses $20,000 on every electric version of its 500-model subcompact sold in the U.S., Sergio Marchionne said. Battery-powered models should be...4422 hours 50 min ago
+4Took an Associate job at a tiny firm, how screwed am I?I just graduated from a top <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> program in May. I interned at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge...421 week 4 days ago
+4The worth of an Ivy League (Penn in particular) over other schoolsAs a high school senior, I was wondering about the difference was between an undergraduate education at Penn (Economics in CAS, not Wharton), and the McIntire School of Commerce at UVA. Would the prestiege from Penn be pivotal in finding jobs / interns during and after my stay at the college?...406 days 5 hours ago
+4Why are manufacturing jobs shrinking?Here is the opinion of Augie Picado, country manager for UPS Mexico, in a recent TED speech. [quote]We've heard a lot of rhetoric lately suggesting that countries like the US are losing valuable manufacturing jobs to lower-cost markets like China, Mexico and Vietnam, and that...402 weeks 6 days ago
+4Goals - What are yours?I'm in the process of writing out my short term, mid, and long term goals and I'm curious to hear what kind of goals you guys have for yourselves. For context, I'm 23 and I've noticed most of my goals are driven towards career and finances. I think this is because I feel...347 hours 20 min ago
+4Goldman 10/07 SuperdayHas anyone heard back from this <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> yet? I believe it was their last superday for <span class='keyword_link'><a...3318 hours 27 min ago
+4How many of you guys want a legacy/are working for your children and grandchildren ?A lot of people see a job as a means to an end (monthly income). But there are those that go above and beyond in doing things like creating an empire or aiming for Chairman of the Board because they just want to literally live for their children and grandchildren to give them a life they never...224 weeks 1 day ago
+426 years old, too old to be an analyst?So I graduated from a master in RE last December and started working as an analyst. I am 26 years old going to be 27 this year. I realized I am pretty old as being an analyst. I studied in engineering and worked in different industry before I moved to RE and I wasted 2-3 years of my life....221 week 4 hours ago
+4How to thank people you've networked with?I was wondering if anyone could please provide any insight on how I can go about thanking people I've networked with and who have helped me along the way after I get an offer and accept. (I've read many networking posts here, but most seem to focus on the before the offer part.) These...216 days 1 hour ago
+4Where do I look up recent deals?Hi fellow monkeys, I am a junior preparing for interviews in SG/<abbr title="Hong Kong ">HK</abbr>, and was wondering if anyone has websites I can go to to look for recent deals beside dealstreetasia. Been prepping answers for "tell me about a recent deal our firm...181 day 12 hours ago
+5AMA: Front-end Banker IndiaI recently saw a post by someone from India looking for some help. Since I am from India and have been in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-front-office-fo"><abbr title="front...142 weeks 6 days ago
+4Nothing is Going Right for Recruitment... What's Next? (Need Advice)Hey guys, As we near the end of the recruiting cycle for lots of top banks, I find myself at a standstill as all the potential opportunities and superdays I've had have come back negative, and now, I'm essentially in the footsteps of someone who hadn't even had those...106 days 6 hours ago
+4Houlihan Restructuring (NY) vs PJT RRSG? What are everyone's thoughts on both groups in terms of culture, exits, and prestige? Mostly wondering about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/houlihan-lokey-howard-and-zukin"><abbr title="Houlihan Lokey Howard and...82 weeks 2 days ago
+4WSO New York Happy Hour: Thur 9/21, 7:00pm @5th and MadHappy September, dear monkeys! The weather is cooling off, it's Oktoberfest season, and NFL is starting...plenty of good things to chat about with fellow finance professionals! Open to all members 21+. Prost! Date/Time: Thursday, Sept 21st, @ 7:00pm <strong>How to find the...72 weeks 6 days ago
+4Recommendable Architecture Books? Does anyone have suggestions for good introductory architecture books? I'm starting a project management position for a developer and, although I know it isn't necessary, I would like to have some architectural knowledge. Not looking for something academic, but something educational,...626 min 16 sec ago
+6New Case Webinars in WSO Investment Banking Interview Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/investment-banking-interview-prep-questions">investment banking interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with...47 months 3 weeks ago
+5What Are Your Favorite Wines?I don't necessarily know much about wine, but I do enjoy it and feel my pallet expanding. I also have not fully broken into banking, but I know many in the industry enjoy their wines, considering wine has always been popular. I love going out with people who know a bit about wine, so I can...632 weeks 2 days ago
+3Villanova MSF?I'm set on Villanova's <abbr title="Masters in Finance ">MSF</abbr> program and have had conversations with admissions so far. I've been reading a lot of the Nova <abbr title="Masters in Finance ">MSF</abbr> posts on <abbr...525 days 10 hours ago
+3How to Beat Post-Lunch DrowsinessAs title suggested, in a sustainable way. Coffee does not seem to work as effectively as my morning cup. Thanks guys. 492 days 7 hours ago
+3Stumped on technical "Company A has <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-earnings-before-interest-tax-depreciation-and-amortization-EBITDA"><abbr title="earnings before interest tax depreciation and...401 week 5 days ago
+3What's the most money you've lost in a day / trade?Everyone who's traded has their ups and downs. What's the biggest loss you've taken due to your mistake, miscalculation, or just plain bad luck?403 weeks 2 days ago
+3VP Added Me on Facebook - Do I Accept the Friend Request?I'm a student recruiting for internships, so I networked with a VP at a bank, and a couple days later he sent me a friend request on Facebook. It's been a day since then and I don't know what to do. This guy is about 30 years old and I have a "clean" Facebook account,...343 weeks 3 days ago
+3Would you travel to third world countries to become uber-rich ?So I read news today about how a Brit woman was raped in Colombia by drug traffickers who found her camping at a site. All I could think was how dangerous the world outside of most G10/G20 nations is. Then I thought about who would have been my employer and boss if I passed all interviews at...344 days 16 hours ago
+3Most Unlikely Transition to Finance You've SeenLooking for some general encouragement and interesting stories. What has been the most interesting/unusual background you have ever seen transition into finance? Ill start: Back ~5 years ago or so I had a friend starting <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> at a <span...321 week 2 days ago
+3What to do with my life?Hi, I really need some solid advice on how I should move forward with my life. Here is my background: 2012 I graduated with a bachelors degree in petroleum engineering from a university in Egypt. Couldn't find a job due to the political unrest in the country after the...323 weeks 6 days ago
+3Investment Banking In DenverGood afternoon All, Looking for some advice on which banks have strong deal flow, good culture, a big presence out in Denver. Also interested in hearing how exit ops work (Ive been told you have a far better chance to transition to spots out west, and will have a much harder time moving to...324 days 1 hour ago
+3How to explain a low gpaHey guys, Was wondering if anyone has a good way to answer this interview question, other than by explaining your involvement in extracurriculars291 day 11 min ago
+3Great Trade Ideas That Most People Do Not SeeMillions of people trade the markets daily and there is a lot of common investing rules. Buy low and sell high, or if you want a bond that is risk free buy US treasuries. I know there is many more rules like this in the world of finance. But my question to you guys is what are some <span...295 days 10 hours ago
+3Shell Trading Development Programme Assessment/InterviewI just received an invitation to take the Shell TDP assessment, and I was wondering if any TDP alum can share their insight. Also, I hear the interview is brutal.. so if anyone has anything to say about that I would appreciate it. Thanks291 day 12 min ago
+3Has anyone here built wealth through FHA 3.5% downpayment 4-unit loan?[quote] FHA will finance a 4 unit home with only 3.5% down. The rental income of the 3 remaining units is calculated as income and assists buyer for qualifying. Like all FHA home loans this is for owner occupied homes only meaning you will need to live in the property. There is no maximum...281 hour 3 min ago
+7I can't seem to get anywhereI graduated from a non-target undergrad program 2 years ago, and have wasted the past 2 years applying for <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> jobs and even regular finance with no luck. I am really smart. I also graduated with a 3.9 GPA. I have some wealth...271 week 1 day ago
+3Goldman Sachs IMD / Investment Management Superday____________________________________________________________________________________________________273 hours 10 min ago
+3When to Delete Social MediaLike most undergraduates, I’m on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat. I used to have Twitter in high school but deleted it last year. I viewed it as a waste of time, same as most the others. The next one to go is inevitably Instagram, but while I’m still an undergrad, it helps with...261 week 8 hours ago
+3Is $$$Bitcoin$$$ The Next Tulip Bulb Or The Next Dell?Bitcoin was only 0.0001 USD on June 2009; after that, the price of Bitcoin rose to 0.07 USD a year later. During that time I heard the name "Bitcoin," but lazily disregarded it as a derivative of PayPal. Earlier this year, probably late to the party, I heard about Bitcoin again at a...233 weeks 3 days ago
+3Learning Piano or GuitarHey everyone, Earlier today I overheard my friend playing the piano and it was so beautiful. I dropped all my things and just listened for a couple minutes. I've been dying to learn an instrument, but I always feel that I'm too busy due to the fact that I'm prepping for...213 weeks 1 day ago
+4Please help: does love really overcome differences??I'm 4 years into my Wall Street career and doing fairly well. I have a boyfriend of 3 years (I'm a woman) and he's talking about getting married. I need help/advice. I love him, he's warm, funny, and always puts me first. BUT, he's not one of the smartest or most...211 week 2 days ago
+3RE guys...What is your vacation policy?Curious what other people in the industry are getting. I'm only allowed 10 days per year which seems light relative to other people i know. Considering asking for more if most others are getting a better policy. 215 days 22 hours ago
+3Good boutique banks in NYC or Cali?What are some good boutique banks that not many people know about in <abbr title="New York City ">nyc</abbr> or cali? For example, I know Raine Group and PJSC are great firms. Any others? 211 week 18 hours ago
+3Value in Lower Tier MBA?I am looking to transition into a Finance career, likely through an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr>, and need some guidance on how to maximize my value in doing so. Here is what I believe to be the most relevant information: · 2+ years...213 days 14 hours ago
+3Boat Cruises - HELPHello <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, I'm looking for a little advice/guidance regarding boat cruises and potential companies, destinations, all inclusive packages, etc. I plan on taking my girlfriend next Spring or Summer so I thought it would be a...203 weeks 1 day ago
+3Obvious weakness?Hello guys, I recently started applying for internships at investment banks and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/forums/top-asset-management-firms">asset management firms</a></span>. I've been doing my best to get my applications in early....203 weeks 1 day ago
+3Best Industries to Specialize InAm interested in learning the community's thoughts on what are some of the best industries to start off in for equity investing at a hedge fund? Is it advantageous to start in cyclicals (e.g. chemicals) vs growth (e.g. tech)? What about highly specialized industries (e.g. O&G or...186 days 1 hour ago
+3How to deal with competitive co-worker Hi All I'm posting from another industry and would like <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> to weigh in given the community's extensive experience in office politics. I am currently a medical student at a top 3 medical school with no "corporate...183 weeks 5 days ago
+3How many of you actually plan on going independent?I have the desire to one day start my own development business and I read a lot of comments on here where people mention that they plan on one day starting their own shop or that's "that's the dream." I was just wondering how many of you are taking the steps to make this...123 weeks 1 day ago
+3Should You Cover Up Tattoos And Piercings For Interviews?**Outlook** What annoys about such questions is that it’s difficult to provide a definite answer. Policies on piercing and tattoos vary between companies, industries, and the workplaces so it is hard to answer in plain yes or no. Though we can hope that mindsets have broadened to understand...127 hours 23 min ago
+3Oddest jobs that lateraled into Investment BankingWhat are some examples of people who lateraled into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> from nontraditional backgrounds? For me, IBM Business Analyst to <span class='keyword_link'><a...111 week 1 hour ago
+5What is enjoyable about NYC CRE?I get it, sexy Class A office properties, top city in the world and all, top salaries.. I love <abbr title="New York ">NY</abbr>, but .<abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> <abbr title="commercial real estate ">CRE</abbr> is a...113 weeks 5 days ago
+3Machine Learning Quant, Citadel vs GS, offer adviceHello everyone, I received two offers, one as a Machine Learning Quant at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citadel-investment-group" target="_blank">Citadel</a></span> Securities focusing mainly on options, and one as a synthetic...101 day 15 hours ago
+3Stock Idea: Dividends from EminemEver thought about owning Media Royalties as an asset class in your portfolio? What would that even look like? One example, is profiting off every time The Real Slim Shady is streamed in Spotify, Pandora, or Youtube. According to Royalty Flow, [which recently filed for an IPO in...102 hours 7 min ago
+3Starting Investment Banking Career in an emerging market vs US cityHello all, If faced with the decision to start your career at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> in an EM (LatAm, for...1011 min 13 sec ago
+3CMBS B-Piece BuyersI'm looking to learn more about the B-Piece buying space. How do funds value a b-piece? Do they get involved with the owner/operator in the event of a default or need of a turnaround? Are they required to hold for the entire 10 yr period? Are agency b-piece buyers separate from buyers of...82 weeks 6 days ago
+3What is a "realistic" expectation on carried interest as part of comp package?Seems like once you reach the VP/Director of Acquisitions level, receiving carried interest as a portion of comp package becomes more standard. I'm curious as to how this piece of the comp stack is quantified (which I'm assuming could be highly lucrative depending on the performance...71 hour 7 min ago
+3Exiting from Corporate Development<abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> Community, I'm finishing up my first year at a private ~Fortune 500 company in their corporate development group (M&A, <abbr title="venture capital ">VC</abbr> investments, some JVs, board...62 weeks 2 days ago
+3Appropriate attire for women?Hi guys, I'm an incoming <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> and noticed most of the threads in this forum talk about men's fashion. I was wondering what is considered appropriate office...52 weeks 2 days ago
+3Another high school senior Hey guys I'm a HS senior from a magnet school in NOVA who has a low GPA (3.62W) but high test scores (34ACT, 770 MathII) and good ECs (captain, research internship, placed well in science symposium). I'm looking to hopefully work in <abbr title="investment...52 weeks 6 days ago
+3William Blair Gym BagDoes <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/william-blair" target="_blank">William Blair</a></span> give out the gym bags? Thanks for the help58 hours 19 min ago
+3AMA : Actuary to Big4 Consulting to CorpDev, at age 30A year ago I promised to do an AMA when I complete my first deal so here we are. This is Asia experience so may not be applicable to North America, but why not? Education: International student went to a Midwest non-target undergraduate program (BigTen but not...43 weeks 6 days ago
+3Law grad to IB optionsNon-traditional path here. 27y/o. Ultimate goal is to get into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>/MC work. Just looking for some advice. And yes, I took the long road. I went to State University for undergrad. Econ & Math 3.5 gpa. Worked for a few years in a...12 weeks 3 days ago
+3Risk/Return Relationship for OfficeIt seems counter-intuitive that office developments do not require a higher rate of return than industrial. The lease structure for industrial offloads all of the operating risk on the tenant through a net lease, whereas with office leases it is typically gross and the owner retains all of the...12 days 19 hours ago
+3London IBD - hiring analyst(s)My firm is looking to hire an analyst or two so I'm being proactive here (and giving back to the community!) and seeing if there are any potential candidates on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>. **The Firm** Leading mid-market firm (client sizes...03 weeks 3 days ago
+3Moyer: Distressed Debt PDFSince I’ve been getting a lot of requests for the pdf, please see the link below. It expires in 2 weeks. weeks 5 days ago
+2Where Do You Put Your Short-Term Savings?As the title suggests, I'm curious to see where the monkeys of <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> are allocating their savings. I just finished my first year as an analyst and having some difficulty choosing how where to put my disretionary savings. I started...374 weeks 4 hours ago
+2Texas showdown: Austin vs Dallas vs HoustonWhich is the best place to live? Which is the best place to make money? Which is the most fun? Dallas: diversified businesses Austin: tech concentration in Texas Houston: energy industry concentration3520 hours 19 min ago
+2MBB acceptance rateDoes anyone know what the acceptance rate of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG ">MBB</abbr></a></span> Is? What percent are invited for first round, second...331 hour 5 min ago
+2Brand Management from Non-Elite MBA?For anyone here who has entered Brand Management, how do you say is placement not coming from an elite (or even Top 50) <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> program (for top companies such as J&J, Unilever, Mars, or P&G)? Marketing...318 hours 30 min ago
+2Is Boconni MSF really that hard?I'm just curious. I was going through some thread on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> and some of the contributors said that Boconni Finance Master was incredibly tough and the professors were not that good. They said that average students complete the...303 weeks 6 days ago
+2Millionaire by 30Hey there wolves. I recently set a goal for myself to be have a million dollars sitting in my savings account before mid-age crisis blows me across the face like a metal baseball bat. If there's any of you young bucks out there on the street with a similar goal. Matter of fact, if...3013 hours 15 min ago
+2why do you pay off debt in lbo in exit?In an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank"><abbr title="leveraged buyout ">lbo</abbr> model</a></span>, when the <abbr title="private...291 week 3 days ago
+2Financial modelling on the buysideHappened to be taking some <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">financial modelling</a></span> courses and a thought came to my head. Suppose you were on the buyside and on a daily...292 weeks 6 days ago
+2Commodity Trading is DeadI currently work as a physical commodity trader at a large, international, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> house. Trading is dead. Most desks are printing massive loses. There is no...292 days 6 hours ago
+2EDHEC Maser in Finance AdmissionsWondering what everyone's experiences are with applying to this program. I am trying to see how competitive it is and get an understanding where I stand versus other people. Curious to hear what your GPAs, GMAT, work experience (if any), ETC.261 week 5 days ago
+2Wells Fargo Securities Sophomore Diversity Summit 2017Has anyone applied or heard back from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span>? Does anyone what they look for when selecting candidates?262 days 23 hours ago
+2How do you get from EBITDA to free cash flow?I got asked this in an interview and it tripped me up. I can get from Revenue to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-free-cash-flow-FCF" rel="nofollow"><abbr title="free cash...265 days 6 hours ago
+2Got my answer- Deleted postBottom line of the discussion- don't do <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-back-office-BO"><abbr title="back office ">BO</abbr></a></span>, or else <span...253 weeks 1 day ago
+2Bluffing a Job OfferI think I wrote a thread about this earlier. When is it ok to bluff about a pending job offer to get the employer to make an offer to you? Company has been dragging its feet but has constantly come back to me to say to "hold tight" the hiring manager hasn't made a final decision...2517 min 13 sec ago
+2UNC - Chapel Hill (Economics) and Investment BankingI'm starting to eye down schools to transfer to that will give me a good shot at banking. I'm currently a Freshman and while it's too early to say, I think I have a good shot at transferring into UNC-CH. Junior year transfers have an average GPA @ around 3.66 and 75% on the SAT is...241 week 3 days ago
+2MBA Applications on Decline<abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> applications are on a decline. What do you guys think the root cause is behind that? Is tuition getting too expensive? Are the applicants hesitant to pull additional loans after continuing to pay back UG loans?...241 week 3 days ago
+2The rise of business development roles in the industry Hello, Just trying to pick up your brain because I'm going to interview with another small cap private equity firm for a business development role. I was wondering what internal/exit opportunities are to be expected. Is there room for qualitative strategy work in that role or its the...232 weeks 5 days ago
+3Is it possible for a non-American to land a job at a top firm?Hello, fellow monkeys I was wondering if I can land a job and/or an internship at a top firm (e.g. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span>) despite being a Non-American. I am...231 day 6 hours ago
+2Dealing with a Dumb Senior Private Equity Co-worker who the Boss likes? Hi guys - might be a bit of a read here but need your help and guidance. For background, I’m at a <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> shop in a pretty small team. There are two guys above me, MD and a D. The...221 week 1 hour ago
+2Upcoming phone interview with Evecore, any suggestion?Hey everyone, I just received an email from an analyst in Everocre scheduling my first round phone interview. This is for sales and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> <span...222 weeks 2 days ago
+2Argus vs Excel which one is more common/betteri am a first year analyst in a brokerage firm. my current firm requires me to use Argus when i do the modelling but i found it is not as flexible as excel. and i cant learn much using Argus (don't understand the rationale behind it) my previous job was in a buy side firm , everyone uses...221 week 1 day ago
+2100+ job applications, 4 interviews - is it time to "give up"/face the music?Hi, I'm 24 and I would like to change my job into something more numerate in finance/banking - <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-front-office-fo"><abbr title="front...215 days 1 hour ago
+2How REAL BILLIONAIRES and FINANCE GURUS DRESSWas wondering if the people on this site are all poseurs or really have no clue how those with access to the high life dress. I see talks of loafers and Patek Phillipes on this site. That's all fine if that's what you like - I'm nobody to tell you that. But I do wonder about...203 weeks 1 day ago
+2PJT Superday HearbackAnyone hear back from the PJT <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> today in NYC? Would be interested to hear if any offers came out yet 201 week 2 days ago
+2What are the hierarchies for the different type of real estate jobs? Say for banking, the best is usually investment banking, than <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span>, <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr>,...202 weeks 22 hours ago
+2Compilation of tough technicals/behaviorals you've experienced so farBoys, hope youve all been grinding away during this rough time. remember, tough times dont last, tough people do. Thought it might be a good idea to just make a compilation of what tough interview questions youve faced so far, I've found it helps to isolate the tough questions from the...183 weeks 17 hours ago
+2WSO Mobile Offers: Text "WSO" to 38470 and get...181 year 3 months ago
+2Deloitte S&O prospects vs MBBI am actually considering joining <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deloitte" target="_blank">Deloitte</a></span> S&O. I wanted to know that is <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deloitte"...181 week 1 hour ago
+2Is it wrong to ask why if you don't get an interview/superday?I did not get a first round interview that I 100% thought I would for <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr>. I go to a target for the firm, had networked with the guy in charge of recruiting, 3.9 GPA, prior experience, etc. Did not even get a first round. This...173 weeks 3 days ago
+2Senior hoping to do Private Equity after Investment BankingHi guys, I'm a current senior at a semi-target that was lucky enough to get a <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> offer in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> at one of the stronger <abbr title="bulge...166 days 3 hours ago
+2Which IB Firm has the Quantiest bankers?Self explanatory from subject above - was just curious what others thought about the investment banks that seem to have the Quantiest people.151 week 5 days ago
+3Why Oil & Gas?<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> coming up for an associate position with the oil & gas group of a <span class='keyword_link'><a...142 weeks 23 hours ago
+2How to get a regular jobso i know for banking you have to network ur balls off to get a first round, but what about fortune 500 companies for financial analyst roles?142 weeks 1 day ago
+2Is William & Mary worth the out-of-state-tuition?As I've been eyeing down schools to transfer to and reaching out, I've realized my chances are little-to-none as a Junior transfer. UNC and UVA were my main two but their business are impossible to get into as a transfer; I wouldn't leverage 6-figure loans for that marginal chance...142 weeks 6 days ago
+2Who exactly am I supposed to network with?Let's say I want to work at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/lazard">Lazard</a></span>, but for some reason, Lazard doesn't come to campus. Where do I begin? Do I just start looking for analysts in the <abbr title="New...136 months 1 week ago
+29/27/17 Citi Superday SAAnyone hear back from the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> today/what did people think of the...131 week 5 days ago
+2Full Time Job, Part-Time Master’s Degree, and CFA at same timeHi all – looking for some feedback to see if anyone has attempted this, has been successful or recommends working full-time, studying part-time for a master’s degree, and pursuing the <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst ">CFA</abbr> at the same time. From what...131 week 3 days ago
+2What is the point of networking?Hello! I've networked my ass off over the years and now working at a tier 2 consulting firm without having networked with anyone in the firm. So I feel like the saying that networking is super important in i-banking or consulting is blown out of proportion. Instead, you should invest more...132 weeks 4 days ago
+2What are some unique/interesting aspects of the culture at different banks? BB/EB/MMHey to my fellow monkeys. I was searching for any info on culture/unique facets beyond just "really great internal culture" on some different banks and couldn't find much via the search bar. I thought it would be insightful if some of the experienced monkeys could share things...132 weeks 18 hours ago
+2Advice needed: Offers from Top Performing HF in Hong Kong vs Reputable AM (Fido/Capital/Wellington)Dear <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, I currently have two offers and I would like some advice on which one I should pick as I've heard logical arguments for both sides. Goal is to eventually work in a <span class='keyword_link'><a...121 week 3 days ago
+2Evercore Houston Energy BankingHey guys, I'm looking at energy shops in Houston and was wondering how <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/evercore" target="_blank">Evercore</a></span> stacks up against the rest of the <abbr title="elite...126 days 2 hours ago
+2How to quit an internship I dread?So I am currently a senior at college and going to graduate in December (2017). I am a finance major and have interned at a top 3 investment bank this past summer. To gain some additional knowledge, I decided to get another internship in fall in my last semester. I received an offer from a...126 days 16 hours ago
+2Laid off while interviewingLooking for some judgement free advice here: I was given notice by my firm that I was being laid off purely due to business being significantly down. I have numerous coworkers who can attest to my competency and the fact that it was not a performance driven decision. The firm gave me a few...112 days 3 hours ago
+2Non-Target to Bulge Bracket IBDHi all, Since this site was so helpful for me while I pursued opportunities in banking, learned about networking, and improved my technical finance skills during my years in college, I figured I would quickly tell my story. **This post is intended for undergraduates in their freshman –...1122 hours 37 min ago
+2Will Private Equity Continue With the Amazing Returns?Private Equity has been a solid investment plan for the last few years. There is a huge cash flow going into the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/private-equity-interview-prep-questions">private equity industry</a></span>. There is concern...113 weeks 1 day ago
+2Most Important Functions in Excel to LearnWhat are some of the most important functions to know in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Excel</a></span> in order to become an expert at RE <span...112 days 23 hours ago
+2Strategy& FT Offer EvaluationI currently have a <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> out of undergrad offer for Strategy& in the <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> office within the FS practice and wanted to hear people's thoughts on exit opps, b-school...101 week 2 days ago
+2What I.B Internships are still open? 2017So I have applied to several Investment Banking programs still no word back from them. However, I'm still eager to look for some that are still taking in applications. If you have any names please let me know. Also how do you keep track of which I.B are still open?102 weeks 3 days ago
+2St. Gallen MSF placement report - one of the best worldwide? Just saw this on their website, this has to be one of the best placements among msf programs worldwide?103 days 8 hours ago
+2WSO Internships & Employment Opportunities<center><h3>Join the Wall Street Oasis Team</h3></center> <h3>Open opportunities for students: </h3> <ul> <li><a href=">2017 <abbr title="Wall Street...101 month 3 weeks ago
+2Critique my answer for: "Tell me about yourself" question (Investment Banking)Hey guys, I am applying for boutique/middle market <abbr title="investment banks ">IBs</abbr> at the moment. I was wondering if you could give me feed back on my "Tell me about yourself" answer. This is still in the works, but out of a scale of 10, what are your...102 weeks 4 days ago
+1Tips For De-Stressing Wives: Shitty Movies, Etc.My wife's having a real tough time at work right now and is on the verge of tears like daily. Meanwhile, I just quit my job so I feel like I should do everything I can to help, which isn't much. What's some shit you guys do when your wives have had a long week and you're...103 weeks 5 days ago
+2Return on equity/cash on cash calcI'm looking at a cash flow statement. What line items do you include in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-free-cash-flow-FCF">free cash flow</a></span>, including a disposition, to arrive to your yearly and all in...93 weeks 5 days ago
+2Crowdfund / Private REIT / SyndicationI work at a Boutique Real Estate Investment Group, but I'm curious as to the requirements for a real estate fund being open to outside investors. Do private REITS or Real estate crowd funds have to be registered with the SEC? At what point do they have to carry securities licenses? Which...92 weeks 1 day ago
+2Hiring Junior Partners / Deal Guys -- Good ValueQuestion for experienced real estate people out there... If you're trying to start a new opportunistic REPE firm from the ground up and you're looking to pick up say 2 deal guys to help you and your 1 other cofounder get going, with their primary focus being on sourcing and executing...94 days 21 hours ago
+2Houlihan NYCDo you guys have any updates for the status of recruitment for Houlihan <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>, <span class='keyword_link'><a...92 weeks 2 days ago
+2BB (mid-tier) IBD vs. MM PE ($2B)I know that most of these threads say go for the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span>, but I'm mostly interested in a top...93 weeks 2 days ago
+2Whole Foods Pulls in only $1.6 Million for Amazon this Month<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/amazon" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span> has just sold $1.6 million of Whole Foods products this month on their online store. During the last month, 19% of Whole Food's sales were of snacks...81 week 2 days ago
+2Finished an awesome book yesterday - Red Alert by Bill BrowderRed Alert by Bill Browder is the real life narration of how a Stanford <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> and naive American wannabe businessman gets stuck in some pretty hairy situations in Russia in the late 90s during the privatizations and...82 weeks 2 days ago
+2Series 7 + 63 LicensesAny benefit to these license in the real estate finance realm? Possibly more so in capital markets role? Thoughts?83 weeks 4 days ago
+2Undergrad: Where could I go and still have a shot of making it?Hello! Okay so I took the SAT for the first time on saturday and...needless to say I'm pretty sure I fucked up. I was nervous already and the fact that I started panicking didn't help. However, my GPA is a 4.6 and I'm in the top 5% of my school, which is one of the top ranked...82 days 19 hours ago
+2Recruiter perspective vs my perspective. Where did I go wrong? I had a friend refer me to a recruiter and we had a call the other day. Thought it went well however it didn't. They thought I was disorganized and didn't come up with a list of questions. On the contrary, I actually did have questions and i had about 30 minutes actually so i might...81 week 5 hours ago
+2Apocalyptic / Bug-out Emergency BagSince there is the possibility of getting nuked, getting shot or having all of your belongings catch on fire, I've assembled an apocalypse bag, or what I like to call my bug-out bag. Most of the items on this list were bought from <span class='keyword_link'><a...81 hour 5 sec ago
+2Operational Due Diligence ExposureSo I have been looking into operational due diligence as it seems like it would be an interesting role and help in gaining quick and deep exposure to various companies and industries (no opportunities seem have come up in my area as of yet). I was wondering if anyone has had experience with...72 weeks 3 days ago
+2How do you guys get psyched?Hi, monkeys! The title is pretty self-explanatory: how do you get pumped for stuff (presentation, studying, working out, a regular day of work)? Thank you!72 weeks 1 day ago
+2Wells Fargo Securities Intern 2017 Phone InterviewHi all, So I'm interviewing with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span> for their first round phone interview tomorrow at noon. Any advice on the interview from those of you who have been...72 weeks 20 hours ago
+2Not getting first roundsI have been networking with people at different banks and have had people at those banks give me a referral to HR. Unfortunately, I haven't received any interviews yet. People in the investment banking industry say my resume is strong (have a 3.9 GPA and relevant internship in <abbr...71 week 2 days ago
+2Energy / Oil & Gas Banking in NYCHey guys, any idea who is running energy or oil desks out of New York (BB or boutique)? Tudor Pickering and Intrepid both have offices there, I am very familiar with TPH having grown up in Houston and worked in oil and gas, but any insight on Intrepid? All I know is it's Skip...71 day 2 hours ago
+2What are some names of the biggest Canadian Commercial Real Estate lenders? Trying to network for an internshipSo I'm currently studying at University of Alberta, and I'm interested in Commercial Real Estate lending mainly due to the the exposure to the high deal flow and the good exit opportunities. I'm having a hard time finding out some of the big players in Canada. Can anyone help?71 week 1 day ago
+2Started a Bitcoin Club; include on resume for recruiting? I recently started a Bitcoin and blockchain technology club at my schooland was wondering if I should include it on my resume for recruiting. Would banks find this sort of thing risky and be put off from it? Or would it be fine to put a blockchain group on my resume? 64 weeks 6 hours ago
+2BAML Superday Hearback (10/3/2017)Did anyone hear back from the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch"><abbr title="Bank of America Merrill Lynch ">BAML</abbr></a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 week 1 day ago
+2Deloitte S&O Final Round - What are the odds?Hello, I just finished my final round with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deloitte" target="_blank">Deloitte</a></span> S&O. I absolutely murdered the group <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 week 1 day ago
+2List of distressed PE / HF in LondonI'm a first-year analyst at a top <abbr title="Restructuring ">RX</abbr> firm in the City. I'm hoping to transition into a buyside role in distressed investing, preferably distressed for control vertical. Not sure if there are many UK veterans on this forum but...62 weeks 3 days ago
+2Anyone receive an offer?Hey guys, So I know <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division ">IBD</abbr></a></span> is very much underway, but I have not seen...63 weeks 1 day ago
+2Full name or shortened version of your name?Say your name is Andrew, do you go by Andy/Drew or Andrew in the workplace? I feel like a shortened version is friendlier and helps you build rapport with colleagues/clients (which is extremely important when you are facing clients a lot)... while a full name is more "uptight" and...64 weeks 9 hours ago
+2boy am I in a pickle folksOkay fair warning, this is kind of a long sob story but I really am at my wit's end. Honestly though just skim it, you'll get the idea. So I graduated in May, strong semi-target/solid target depending on what bank you ask, <abbr title="balance sheet ">BS</abbr>...63 weeks 4 hours ago
+2I don't understand the concept of cost of equityI understand cost of debt, it's pretty straight forward, its just the interest rate on debt However, I am confused about cost of equity and the actual cost of issuing equity. For example, if a company decides to issue 1 share at $100 and the cost of equity is 8%, how is the company...61 week 5 days ago
+2Leerink email format pleaseHey, was wondering if anyone knew Leerink's email format. Tried about 10 combinations but they're all getting returned so was wondering if there was a middle initial in it. Thanks54 weeks 4 hours ago
+2Blackstone First Round Interview - Real Estate (Hong Kong)Hi, I'm an undergrad junior, non target, internship in Corporate clients last summer but not really <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> -- I have an interview with <span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...53 days 13 hours ago
+2First GRE test 331, some thoughtsHi everyone, I know that there are not too many people on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> studying for GRE to get into grad school because people who know the route and <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> early in his/her college...53 weeks 2 days ago
+2Bulge Bracket Healthcare Group Rankings in SF? Deal Flow/Exit Ops/Comp? Would like to know where <abbr title="bulge brackets ">BBs</abbr> rank in terms of deal flow/compensation/exit ops within Healthcare in San Francisco. Where do the majority of biopharma guys recruit to? Much appreciated. 51 week 1 day ago
+2 Equifax: Down For the Count?Hi Monkeys, As we all know, Equifax fudged up bigly by [failing to secure sensitive personal information, potentially impacting over 145 million individuals]( "Equifax Data Breach Press Release"). In...56 days 1 hour ago
+2Bitcoin is a fraud?Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan, recently made [headlines]( when he said that bitcoin is a "fraud." What do you fellow monkeys think? Is Jamie Dimon Correct? Will Bitcoin go bust,...54 weeks 18 hours ago
+2Why do physical commodity traders do shady things ? Why the heck would the director of oil trading at Glencore be interested in freeing Russians suspected of arms dealing in Nigeria ? weeks 1 day ago
+2Summer 2018 Citigroup Summer Sophomore Leadership Program Hey guys, I just got an e-mail from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citigroup</a></span> replying to my submitted application for the Sophomore Summer Leadership Program. It is just asking "to preference your business line...53 days 9 hours ago
+2HBS 2+2 Profile EvaluationMy best regards for everybody that cares to read and spend a little of his/her time to send me some advise in this important matter. This is my academic profile: I'm currently studying Civil Engineering in Mexico´s #1 university (in this particular carrer). Current GPA of 4.0...51 week 3 days ago
+2Struggling with getting PDF data to Excel?Question for all (junior?) monkeys: is getting data from PDF files (annual reports, investor presentations, industry reports etc.) to <span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...51 week 3 days ago
+2Gender StudiesI can understand the value of some humanities, like history or even philosophy, but at the end of the day what value does a degree like gender studies add to society as a whole? Are there any real benefits from studying gender outside of sociology and actual science? What would motivate someone...42 weeks 2 days ago
+2What ever happened to My name is Goldstein and MikeFromBaruch?I remember back in June-August I used to see these trolls everywhere spamming their shitty threads and getting on peoples nerves. Bragging about wearing Patek Phillippes but cant even spell Phillippe properly. Constantly poking fun out of people by giving them insecurities by saying they worked...34 weeks 3 hours ago
+2Tips on Emailing/ Cold-calling for internship opportunities in asset management for liberal arts major My question is since I am not in business/ accounting major and have no past experience on my resume to show my capabilities, would cold calling the key people of the firm/ emailing them of my analysis on companies {Bottom-Up} be potentially helpful to land an interview? And should I start...22 weeks 2 days ago
+2Jay Shidler donates $7B in Commercial Real Estate cash flow to the University of Hawaii business schoolIf I were a real estate Baller, I would do this. So happy for my alma mater. University of Hawaii alum Jay Shidler donates $7 BILLION DOLLARS in very stable real estate cash flow to UH's business school. The donation includes 99-year ground leases which convert to fee-simple...26 days 3 hours ago
+2Desperately in Need of Financial Career AdviceHello everyone! I have periodically sifted through <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> over the last few years as I have always been interested in Investment Banking and high-level finance, but I am finally at the age where it is time to figure out my career...24 weeks 2 hours ago
+2What happens when a loan is sent to a special servicer?I was reading an article on commercial observer that a CMBS loan originated by Wells in 2012 for a shopping mall was being sent to a special servicer as the debt service overage ratios dropped along with the occupancy levels. So, it appears that the mall is poorly performing but not defaulted...22 weeks 5 days ago
+2Deutsche SuperdayDoes anyone have any insight to the Deutsche sales and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...13 weeks 5 days ago
+2FULL TIME1st Rounds Next WeekFULL TIME 1ST ROUNDS NEXT WEEK - Please shed some light this fellow monkeys, Thank you so much, guys!11 week 1 day ago
+2New Case Webinars in WSO Hedge Fund Prep PackOver the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/hedge-fund-interview-questions">hedge fund interview</a></span> prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with interview advice and...15 months 3 weeks ago
+5Top Groups on Wall StreetInterested to hear what people think are the top groups in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> both for <abbr title="bulge brackets ">BBs</abbr> and <abbr title="elite boutiques ">EBs</abbr>. Some that jump to mind are...422 weeks 5 days ago
+1If your GPA is less than a 2.5, what is your ceiling in regards to MBA admissions?If you graduated undergrad with a GPA in the 2.0 to 2.5 range (since they require a 2.0 at most schools to even graduate) and it took to you longer than the 4 year span to graduate, what is your <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> ceiling in most...284 hours 22 min ago
+2Barclays IBD vs. BAML IBD vs. Guggenheim IBDI have three offers and I'm trying to decide which one. I like the generalist program at Gugg and not entirely sure what group I'd get at BarCap. Thanks!273 weeks 3 days ago
+1Is lion really the king of the Jungle?I was recently reading an article on motivation that mentioned that even though Lion lacks any significant ability(other than the fact it has strength and is a carnivore) it still the king of the Jungle. So, that got me is Lion really the king of the Jungle? It could very well be a scam promoted...212 weeks 3 days ago
+2Most technical Real Estate companiesI was previously an acquisitions analyst who enjoyed the works of creating JV,Waterfall, Real estate models, using ARGUS. I was wondering how much more technical real estate can get and which firms are the most technical/prestigious. What do these prestigious firms do? I understand that at...213 days 20 hours ago
+1Looking for some info on Leonard Green & Partners (LGP)Tried using the search function but most of the posts were old. Just have some questions, and would really appreciate any insights: Whats the perception of these guys? I have heard they are one of the top <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> firms as of late. In...202 days 17 hours ago
+1FP&A Manager to Corp Dev or Strategic Finance Role?I have about 5 years experience, I left big 4 audit as a senior and I'm now the FP&A manager at a small (~30-50M rev), fast growing company. I would love to move into corporate development, but I lack the <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr>...191 week 1 day ago
+1MUFG (Mitsubishi Financial) SA 2018Niche position for a niche experience in CIB... Is anyone in this forum either in the process of 2018 <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> recruitment or have already went through the process at MUFG? Would love to gauge diverse perspective.191 week 2 days ago
+1How far can a MD stick out for a super non-target kid?I go to a terrible school but have a great attitude, he has been told great things about me. He's an MD in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> and I think he definitely respects my attitude and hustle. If I transfer to a semi target, delay graduation and keep...193 weeks 4 days ago
+1Help deciding between SA offers (Top BB vs Top EB) - Have to decide this week! Using a throwaway: I have five <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> 2018 offers in hand, and my deadline to pick is this week. I've narrowed my choice down to two firms. One big <span class='keyword_link'><a...192 weeks 1 day ago
+1Does city location matter if you're at a top BB/EB?Will <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> always have more prestige? How easy is it to transfer offices at <abbr title="bulge brackets ">BBs</abbr>/EBs? What about <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> recruiting from other...191 week 1 day ago
+1What is too old to be an investment banking analyst?If someone had 3-6 years work experience and was in mid to late 20's, but WAS willing to be an investment banking analyst. Would any banks consider them? If so, which ones?181 week 3 days ago
+1PT Masters in Finance (MSF) to Reset ResumeOk, so here’s my situation: For a variety of reasons, I greatly underachieved in my UG, but I’ve fortunately climbed the <span class='keyword_link'><a...183 days 2 hours ago
+1Shortlisted for final round or just rejection coming?Interviewed an <abbr title="elite boutique ">EB</abbr> over a week ago. My peer is invited to the final round the end of this week. I am guessing it'll be a rejection for me or am I shortlisted in case other candidates drop out? Last year they had 4 different dates for...171 min 10 sec ago
+1Morgan Stanley Los AngelesCan someone speak to the quality of the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/morgan-stanley">Morgan Stanley</a></span> LA office? What is the deal flow like, is the office executing deals, how are the exit opps (can you get to a <abbr...172 days 22 hours ago
+1Most outrageous claims in an OM?I submitted an offer on a 45 unit apartment building today. It was a call for offers situation so we made (what we thought) was a pretty strong offer. Based on our underwriting which was fairly aggressive we were offering an 8 cap. This is a value add deal in a tiny market in the northeast....171 week 3 days ago
+1Cornell Question?Hey, I was wondering if there was a big difference between Cornell CAS Economics vs Cornell SC Johnson Applied Ecnomics and Management? Is the difference marginal in terms of <abbr title="on campus recruiting ">OCR</abbr>, networking, etc. or is it big? The reason...171 day 21 hours ago
+1Dallas vs. AtlantaCurrently trying to decide between an opportunity in Dallas or Atlanta. Without taking the employers into consideration, which one would you choose and why?172 days 5 hours ago
+1MM IBD vs. GS SLC IBDCurrently have two offers for FT: 1. <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking...1719 hours 40 min ago
+1John Hopkins MS in Finance - Surprisingly Good Employment Stats<a href="">Stats for 2015-16</a> The employers are not bad at all and the placement rate (80%) appears decent, although ideally we would want >90%. Thoughts on this program as of...161 week 3 hours ago
+1Offer Help!!!! Goldman IBD SLC or Wells NYHey guys, I'd really appreciate help in my decision here. I have offers from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span> and <span...1618 hours 46 min ago
+1Moelis SA Superday 2018I have a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/moelis">Moelis</a></span> coming up and was hoping to get advice on what to expect...162 weeks 1 day ago
+1McDonald's Offers Rare Szechuan Sauce On Saturday, McDonald's in the US brought back its Szechuan Sauce in extremely limited quantities. It was originally made in 1998, for the movie, "Milan" and it recently rose to popularity after being featured in "Rick and Morty" this year. Because of extremely...161 day 14 hours ago
+1Breaking in to multifamily with non-related majorCurrently a senior graduating in December at a non-target, with a math and computer science major. Does anyone have any advice for breaking in to CRE? My first choice would be multifamily, but I'll take anything I can get. I have been targeting Fannie/Freddie, and big firms like Cbre, JLL,...163 weeks 6 days ago
+1What Daily Supplements to Take for Overall HealthHey guys, Okay so, I am curious to see what many of you take as daily supplements (NOT WORKOUT SUPPLEMENTS), since many of you have demanding, stressful, tiring jobs, 60+ hour week loads (investment bankers, analysts, etc). You don't necessarily have to be in the field of business...153 hours 28 min ago
+2Do you guys ever feel hopeless ?Just wondering. Sometimes I feel like I'll achieve 0 of my dreams and the entire world is against you. Any of you guys ever feel this way ? Like the world is conspiring against you to keep you down ?152 hours 20 min ago
+2Learning Pro Forma ModelingI'm currently working as an urban planner in the public sector, but would like to make a leap into the private side as an analyst or project manager. Obviously, pro forma modeling is one thing I need to have under my belt to even consider this move. Does anyone have suggestions as to where...152 weeks 22 hours ago
+1How Private Equity Owned Companies Fund Add-OnsJust like the title says I am interested in learning more about how <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> backed companies finance add-on acquisitions. Generally when these companies are already levered up, they need to use excess cash to pay down debt. Is the company...153 weeks 8 hours ago
+1high schooler looking for college advice, please helpVA resident interested in finance/investment banking, but wants to go out of state 1580 SAT 800 Math II, 760 Physics National merit commended(missed SF by 1 point ): ) 3.6 UW, 4.2 W(top 15 percent at moderately competive school) -did research with professor at UVA -russian tutor for...151 day 19 hours ago
+1UBS Sales and Trading Summer Analyst app statusHey guys, Today my <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/ubs-ag">UBS</a></span> <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> app for <abbr title="Sales and Trading ">S&T</abbr> status was...152 days 3 hours ago
+1Financing B-schoolSo, i'm ramping up to go to b-school (just submitted my R1 applications) and starting to think about the financing aspect. I know that b-school can easily double my income right off the bat so I know it's the right choice. i have some savings but not a ton (think: sub $65k liquid...141 week 6 days ago
+1FLDP at Nestle and General Mills Career Path HELP!!!I just got a offer from both Nestle and General Mills for their finance program. Can someone tell me about the career path coming from these programs? And, if my end goal is to do in-house corporate development or <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. Is that...143 weeks 15 hours ago
+1Goldman Sachs NYC and SF Recruiting Timeline (SA)Hello, does anyone know what the stage of recruiting is for Goldman San Francisco <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-technology-media-telecommunications-TMT"><abbr title="technology, media,...141 week 4 hours ago
+1OBLITERATE MY NONTARGET RESUME PLEASE! Accepting any comments or criticism!!Hey <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, I recently graduated this past month in August and have been on the search for a job as an investment banking analyst. Starting from when I was a freshman in college, I have worked my way up as a retail sales associate, to a...143 weeks 1 day ago
+1Please review my CV, rip it apart rather...Got what I was looking for so took the post down, thanks a lot folks, will work on the points, cheers! 143 weeks 1 day ago
+1Is it worth going back for EMBA?I currently work for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> in Risk (middle office) type role. I make 122k plus 15% bonus. Is it...133 weeks 4 days ago
+1HFF Analyst vs. Berkadia AnalystI am located in a top 3 market for both of these groups and was wondering how the two differ for a debt analyst in terms of: 1) Culture 2) Deal Flow 3) Compensation (at analyst level and beyond) 4) Product Type/Focus Any other information is greatly appreciated. 133 weeks 6 days ago
+3I'm 15 Years-Old - Where Do I start?Hi All, I'm a 15-year-old homeschooler obsessed with finance looking to start my journey in investment banking/economics. A little young, I know :). First of all, I wanted to preface this by saying I'm under no illusion of the reality of finance: crunching numbers, building...131 week 22 hours ago
+1When’s the last Goldman IB NY superday?Recent one was oct.7. Is this the last one or are there anymore? My guess is that it was the last one?133 days 7 hours ago
+1How do you keep yourself from smartphone distraction?Hey monkeys, I was wondering how you handle the constant distraction that is your smartphone. Apparently, the typical smartphone user, uses their phone up to 80 times a day; personally, I feel as if I could benefit from significantly lowering that number. [quote] Scientists have begun...121 hour 29 min ago
+1Anyone uses Slack?I was recently introduced to **Slack** by a friend of mine, who told me that it is quite popular at his bank. Today I read on a [FT article]( that it was valued **$5.1bn**! An IPO is not a short-term objective though, according to...122 weeks 2 days ago
+1Office to resi conversions Does anyone have experience pulling this off lately? Search function sucks. What I'm seeing is that there is difficulty getting over: 1) windows, and window placement, especially in urban-ish locations, where offices are no longer needed to the degree they were in the 80's, but...123 weeks 23 hours ago
+1Non-target recruitment Do you guys know generally how late non-target recruitment will last? It seems like most <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge brackets</a></span> are just beginning to give interview invites to...122 days 7 hours ago
+1Which shoe should I buy?Which suit would be better for finance?,default,pd.html?dwvar_MH00026_Color=BLCK&dwvar_MH00026_Size=11H_EEE&contentpos=1&cgid=0522 (I've a 15% discount so it'd only be...121 day 18 hours ago
+1Investment Banking Audit exit opps?Considering a position within the internal audit department, investment banking sector, at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span>...121 week 5 days ago
+1Citi IB M&A Reputation and Exit OpportunitiesI worked in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> this summer and have been recently in touch with people from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> <abbr title="investment...123 weeks 2 days ago
+12nd interview with REIT - Want me to look at Earnings ReportHi everyone, I am new to <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> and glad that I joined this community. I have a second interview with a <span class='keyword_link'><a...121 week 5 hours ago
+1Citi VS DB Offer<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> VS <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deutsche-bank"><abbr title="Deutsche Bank ">DB</abbr></a></span>...121 week 5 days ago
+1Are midlife crises even real? [Economists think midlife crises are real while psychologists think it's all phooey -- I mean, how does age even relate to a slow crisis?]( Although the study admits...124 weeks 1 day ago
+1Eminem's Rap on Trump: Good or Bad?Last week I wrote a post which mentioned the potential to [buy equity in Eminem's music catalog from 1999-2013]( Since writing that post, Eminem went on the BET Cypher and lashed out at Trump with his freestyle called,...1130 min 49 sec ago
+1Equity Structuring (JV vs Pref vs ?)My firm has historically relied on LP equity for all of their acquisitions (primarily value-add office). Seems like LP equity is more cautious these days (compared to years prior), certainly more concerned about market cycles and how much longer we have in the current cycle. We have had to...111 week 1 day ago
+1As a non target student, which types of banks should I apply to in order to increase my chances of getting a internship?I'm From the university of Maryland college park, I wanted to learn more about Investment banking And wanted to get a internship as a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> in <abbr...113 weeks 4 days ago
+1Greenhill's franchiseI'm interested to know what folks think of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/greenhill" target="_blank">Greenhill</a></span>'s franchise--particularly those with real experience. It seems several years ago, the consensus...112 weeks 2 days ago
+1Guggenheim (NY) Vs. Rothschild (NY) Vs. William Blair (Chicago)Have offers from these three firms for <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr>. Was hoping to get input on which offer is the best. Specifically, which will have the best exit opportunities down the road for <abbr title="private...112 weeks 15 hours ago
+3Banker BF broke up with me for a job abroadBackground: Ex-boyfriend grew up in a privileged family. His parents are expats and are currently living abroad. He grew up moving around a lot and living in different countries as a kid. He’s 28, I’m 26. His career didn’t quite take off how he’d hoped for after law school. And after a 5...114 hours 56 min ago
+1M&A-RX Generalist Program at Moelis/Centerview vs. Top Tier Bulge Sector GroupWhat are the benefits of a generalist M&A-RX program at Centerview/<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/moelis">Moelis</a></span> etc. over a sector group at a top-tier <span class='keyword_link'><a...113 weeks 3 days ago
+1HSBC v. Harris Williams v. BB corp banking I have exploding offers from three different places, and I'm having trouble making a decision. The offers are <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span> <abbr title="mergers and...113 days 21 hours ago
+1What is an excellent EBITDA exit multiple?What is the normal <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-earnings-before-interest-tax-depreciation-and-amortization-EBITDA"><abbr title="earnings before interest tax depreciation and...112 weeks 2 days ago
+1Zero chances it seemsLong story short... I have zero finance/business/econ exp/knowledge. Science background for the associate position. Somehow landed a first round interview at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey,...101 week 4 days ago
+1Wells Fargo IBD SA vs Macquarie SA<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span> is a platform offer to any location (SF, <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>, Charlotte) and group (including financing groups like...107 hours 55 min ago
+1GMAT: If I registered but didn't go, what would it be like on the report?I registered for a GMAT exam in Jan last year but wasn't able to go. How would it affect my GMAT report? I heard that if you go to the exam and cancel the score, then it won't show up on the report sent to B schools. Does anyone know what it is gonna be like if not going at all...101 week 4 days ago
+3What is a Hedgefund?Hi Community, Let's break down hedgefunds for a minute. I am aware, for the most part, the role they serve for society. However, I would like to ask a few questions to some experienced people who are in the industry. 1) what is the main role of a hedge fund firm. Day to day...101 day 15 hours ago
+1How did you guys answer this one..Was talking to some buddies last night going over our interviewing process when applying to jobs. There was one question that virtually all were asked: "What is the relationship between cap rates and interest rates?" I'm sure you all have had this question in an interview at...103 weeks 6 days ago
+1A guide to Paris?On my way to Paris for 4 days, traveling with my dad and might meet up with some friends. Any suggestions on what to see and what to avoid? Interested primarily in sightseeing, places to eat and drink (mostly cheap eats) and shopping (if I can get better deals than in the US). What are some...101 week 6 days ago
+1Case Interview PartnerHi, I am looking for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">case interview</a></span> partner. Can meet in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>, or via skype. Skype ID: lizgym Thanks104 days 19 hours ago
+1I have CRE experience, but only for my family's small CRE business, how can I work for a big firm?I've been working for my family's <abbr title="commercial real estate ">CRE</abbr> business for a couple years (though I've been assisting in different ways since I was a kid, but I'm not exactly counting that as experience), but the company is...102 weeks 3 days ago
+1Annotated Stock Price Chart - There has to be a better wayHi everyone, I am currently a third year analyst at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge bracket</a></span> investment bank. I am 100% sick of making annotated stock price charts. Not the part...103 weeks 2 days ago
+1What is the starting salary for a entry level financial analyst in NYC now in late 2017?If you just graduated from college and have no prior experience and got a job as an entry level financial analyst in Manhattan. What should the starting salary be? I don't want to be too greedy and ask for too high a salary nor be taken advantage of by taking a lowball offer due to a lack...102 days 1 hour ago
+1Wells Fargo Finance Analyst ProgramDid anyone else get invited to the first round phone interview for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span>'s Finance Analyst Program?103 hours 4 min ago
+1Amazon Taking On The Pharmaceutical IndustryAmazon has set its eyes on the pharmaceutical industry. It wants to both sell prescription drugs and control the pricing of these drugs, by acquiring a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM). Basically, they want to take over the whole supply chain. In the past, they have invested in,...102 days 1 hour ago
+1EVR vs PJT M&A have offers from / interviews with both. really could use help deciding between the two. I know PJT RSSG is an extremely sought after group but how is PJT <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> and how do they stack up to EVR in terms of exits / pay /...103 weeks 3 days ago
+1Any additional things I could be doing to help my chances? Hello. I'm in my second year of college and I'm curious what extra things I should be doing to help my chances of breaking into investment banking or investment management. Here's what I will be doing so far: 1. Applying for the student managed investment fund at my...101 week 2 days ago
+1University of Washington, UT-Austin, or USC for IB or ER?I'm a high school senior looking into USC for undergrad but they don't have a finance major. Is USC enough of a semi-target to make up for this that I could just go for the Bachelor's of Business Administration? Also curious how USC stacks up against UT-Austin and University of...101 day 14 hours ago
+1CFAs in real estate? Starting an entry level job with a small developer and my boss wants me to do my <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst ">CFA</abbr> to develop a foundational financial understanding (came from non-business undergrad). My role will revolve around project management and...102 weeks 2 days ago
+1Critique My Cold Email to AlumniSo, I have used this template to cold email alumni (non-target school) to network and seemed to have great response rate with it when I began. Lately, I have been having a poor response rate and it's really demotivating. Is it the time of year, my email, other? I have no internships to...93 weeks 6 days ago
+1Citi HK IBDHey <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, Just received a first round for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span>'s <abbr title="Hong Kong ">HK</abbr> office. I...91 hour 26 min ago
+1Not A Single BB InterviewHey guys, So I've applied to just about every <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> (more than one division for a lot of...94 weeks 1 day ago
+1No UK McK APD events?I've been searching for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">McKinsey</a></span> UK recruiting events for PhD/APD candidates. I haven't found any, are they scaling back hiring in this area...92 days 5 hours ago
+1Best education sector groupLooking for info on banks with education coverage groups. I know <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span> has a big education group covering education deals. Any...92 days 4 hours ago
+1Laptop/PC Advice for Financial modellingWill be leaving my current job (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> Credit Risk) after recently accepting a job at a fund. I will...94 days 2 hours ago
+1Clothes and items for heavy B-travelHey all, Soon I'll be beginning sales focused role requiring upwards of 70% travel per week. I've already got a solid briefcase and suitcase and am planning to get a few pairs of Bonobos (thinking I can use these for pleasure as well). While I'm traveling I'll probably...94 weeks 2 hours ago
+1MPhil in Finance Cambridge vs. MFE Oxford vs. MFE or MF LSE vs. MFA LBSHi everyone, I am currently a student in Paris in what we call Grande Ecole (Centrale Paris more specifically for those who know what it is) and I'm willing to apply to a Masters as part of a double degree (you have to know that Centrale Paris is an engineering school which forms the best...92 days 2 hours ago
+1Best MM Bank for TechKind of curious what middle market bank has the strongest tech group. I hear that <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jefferies-company">Jefferies</a></span> (I realize Jefferies might not be considered a <abbr title="middle...92 weeks 23 hours ago
+1Failed to pass Flow Traders math test, feeling I've missed a good opportunitySo, I applied for Flow Traders in Amsterdam. That place seemed awesome, one of the best rated company on Glassdoor, fantastic benefits, truly my dream place. After recieving a positive feedback for my cv I made a "neurolympics" test that went really well and today I had the math test,...96 days 11 hours ago
+1What do professional traders read before starting the day? Hi monkeys, I am a recent graduate with no internship or graduate job lined up, graduated with an average grade in the U.K (so basically effed ). However, I have always been interested in <span class='keyword_link'><a...92 weeks 5 days ago
+1Thoughts on Harris Williams, William Blair, Mesirow Financial, and JefferiesInvolved in the processes for each and would love some insight into prestige, exit opps, culture, and overall deal flow91 week 5 days ago
+1Advice for after Equity Research? Hi Everyone! I am a sell-side research associate in Canada, covering the mining industry (quite big here). My two year term will be ending next June, and I wanted some advice on the different roles I have available to me. My strengths are writing reports and generating unique ideas. I am very...97 hours 37 min ago
+1top BB IBD vs special situations buy-sideSummer analyst positions. One offer in hand, one interview process ongoing; quick turnaround required for decision, so evaluating options now. Platform <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr...93 weeks 20 hours ago
+1Physician, Consultant, no deal experience but interested in PEI'm a foreign trained physician, 2 years in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG ">MBB</abbr></a></span> but no deal experience (or didn't do due...92 weeks 21 hours ago
+1SMBC NIkko ThoughtsRecently came across SMBC Nikko through an alumnus. What are thoughts on the firm and expansion into the Americas? 923 hours 22 min ago
+1HSBC/NOMURA/MACQUARIE Full Time vs GS/JP/MS Summer Intern (IBD)I have a <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> offer (think <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span>/<span...94 days 1 hour ago
+1How do restructuring Investment Banking shops stack up?There's a lot of discussion on how good various restructuring <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> shops are in terms of culture and exits, but not much in terms of comp. I get that it isn't a life or death factor but I'm interested in how they stack...92 hours 55 min ago
+1SA offer at DB?Got an offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deutsche-bank"><abbr title="Deutsche Bank ">DB</abbr></a></span> recently (unsure of group yet), and contemplating whether or not to go through with it. Liked the...91 week 3 days ago
+1Junk Bonds in LBOsI don't understand why you would Junk Bonds in <abbr title="leveraged buyouts ">LBOs</abbr> if the target has good free cash-flow? Are Junk Bonds still common?93 weeks 18 hours ago
+1Is sales and trading dying?Hey everyone, I was wondering if sales and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> is dying. I remember hearing about this a lot, but if it is, how is technology affecting this? I understand that...920 hours 8 min ago
+1Value of Booz Name? (Booz Summer Games Internship) Hey all, I'm a junior at a non target with 4 internships completed and a decent gpa- I've been networking hard over the last 4 months and have a bevy of referrals at some of the bigger name shops (<span class='keyword_link'><a...86 days 4 hours ago
+1Career Crossroad CRE Brokerage (looking for advice)I'm 20 and have been in <abbr title="commercial real estate ">cre</abbr> for 2 years working together with a reputable agent sending him leads and maintaining a strong database of property and owner information in turn getting referral fees for closings (he's...83 weeks 1 day ago
+1BAML vs. BMO Have offers from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch"><abbr title="Bank of America Merrill Lynch ">BAML</abbr></a></span> and <span class='keyword_link'><a...86 days 2 hours ago
+1I have a conspiracy theory regarding stock market manipulationMalaysian airlines lost 2 planes in 2014. One due to a missile incident in Crimea, and one due to "disappearance". If I was a bond villain, I'd short the stock and have people make planes disappear or get damaged in seemingly believeable manners. What do you think finance...84 weeks 3 hours ago
+2MSF DeplorablesEnjoy :) [videos redacted by mod] ----------------------------------------------------------------------81 week 4 days ago
+1Goldman Securities vs. Barclays IB DecisionHello, I have a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> opportunity in both Goldman Securities and <span class='keyword_link'><a...82 weeks 2 days ago
+1MM PE vs. Consulting vs Credit out of UndergradHi All, Deciding between top <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> firm (focused on <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr>/growth companies) vs. top consulting firm (<span class='keyword_link'><a...81 week 6 days ago
+1Is it normal to skip the first rounds of interviews and go straight to the superday?Spent the summer networking my butt off and managed to develop a good relationship with an alum. Alum reached out to a contact they were close with that works at a top <abbr title="elite boutique ">EB</abbr> (PJT/<span class='keyword_link'><a...82 weeks 2 days ago
+1Anyone heard of "A Simple"?I'm looking for Modeling training without paying $300+ for the typical name brand trainings (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">WSP</a></span>/BIWS) etc.. Has anyone heard...83 weeks 36 min ago
+1Why do agency lenders appear to beat the banks when it comes to multifamily lending?I noticed that when it comes to multifamily lending, agency lenders like Berkadia, Walker and Dunlop, Berkeley Point Capital , Greystone, CBRE, etc are often ahead of most big banks when it comes to multifamily lending. When you look at the top 10 list of multifamily lenders nationally by...81 week 4 days ago
+1Zuckerberg's still got his grips on Facebook -- non-voting shares plan, trashedSome of us don't like Facebook... or Zuckerberg, but would we have changed our minds if he were out of the picture and Facebook started having a complete makeover under someone else? [Who knows, cause it won't happen for a while....82 weeks 2 days ago
+1Going Non-Refundable on DepositHave seen a similar post recently regarding the process of securing LP equity for a joint venture acquisition. Similarly, I wanted to describe a scenario and see what others thought would be an appropriate next step. In contract on a deal, seller provided DD materials upfront and asked for...89 hours 45 min ago
+1How to tell a contact at a bank that youve applied??Having a little trouble framing this type of email structure to a couple contacts I have at some banks... Should I just straight up let them know I applied + attach my resume for reference? A little stuck. Any help is appreciated!83 weeks 5 days ago
+1Lazard or Centerview?I have an offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/lazard">Lazard</a></span> and am considering interviewing with Centerview. What are people's opinions? To me, it seems like Lazard is more established with a more consistent deal...83 days 2 hours ago
+1Stuyvesant Town / Peter Cooper Village FinancialsI can only find the first 73 pages of CBRE's 2006 offering memorandum for ST/PCV, anybody have all 117 pages they would be willing to PM me? I want to model out the financials as an exercise.83 weeks 1 hour ago
+1Roadtrip to Maine - Need SuggestionsHey all - finally got approved a few vacation days to do a little road trip to Maine (from NYC). I'll be going with the gf and will be staying at a place that is about 20 minutes away from Portland. I believe I'll be hanging out mostly in Portland but wanted to hear some suggestions on...83 weeks 6 days ago
+1TAP AdvisorsSo, I've seen a couple of threads on TAP and I can't seem to find a consensus on the firm. Like half the reviews are glowing and half are terrible. Is there anyone currently there, or has worked there in the past 2 years that can testify? From my own research it seems like they are...81 week 1 day ago
+1Associate Comp at Large AM/LifecosAnyone have an idea of what base salary and total comp would be for an acquisitions associate position at a large asset manager or lifeco? clarion, pgim, invesco, tiaa etc? Thank you in advance!83 weeks 3 days ago
+1PJT Partners vs Evercore vs Lazard vs Moelis NYCI recently went through the recruiting process and have offers from 3 of the four firms listed above. I only have like 3 days left to decide and cannot make a decision. I like the people at each about the same. Any insight would be great. Does anyone have any insights into which are the most...86 days 21 hours ago
+1How long to hear back after Super Day?Curious as to the general waiting period after completing a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">super day</a></span>. Any experience or insight would be appreciated. 819 hours 41 min ago
+1Deloitte Corporate finance SuperdayHey guys, just want to see if anyone hear back from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-discounted-cash-flow-DCF"><abbr title="discounted cash flow ">DCF</abbr></a></span> LA for <span...82 weeks 22 hours ago
+1Education for Investment Banking (CANADA)Hello, I'm trying to determine the direction that I need to take my education in order to best prepare for an entry into investment banking. I'm currently taking a Bachelor of Management (general), but have been considering the two possible scenarios listed below: **SCENARIO...83 weeks 6 days ago
+1Waitlist after superday?How does waitlist work after <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span>? Is everyone placed on the waitlist? Is it safe to assume if I haven't gotten a "no" after a superday then I was waitlisted? 82 days 18 hours ago
+1RE PE to CRE Debt Fund and BackI have been offered a job at a <abbr title="commercial real estate ">cre</abbr> debt fund, after a few years would it be possible to swap to re <abbr title="private equity ">pe</abbr> (I've already done two internships previously)83 weeks 6 days ago
+1Audax Group PE vs. Guggenheim IBD SA Summer analyst offers for both. Wondering what would be a better option long term, in terms of exit ops and general prestige/reputation of the firms. 81 week 6 days ago
+1Service Academies and IBThis thread got way to off topic. Adding to off-topic and ignore thread due to this. Have any insight or questions, feel free to Pm.82 days 17 hours ago
+1Meal AllowancesDo <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span> associates typically get a meal allowance similar to how <span class='keyword_link'><a...81 hour 11 min ago
+1Initiating interview process through headhunter or contacts at firms?I spent a lot of time networking during college with people at the firms at which I'd like to work. My question is this: when I am ready to start interviewing, do I reach out to my contacts directly and ask if they have any opportunities I can interview for, or do I inform headhunters...82 weeks 3 days ago
+1Not getting first rounds - resume help?I've posted here before and was told my resume is perfect. I've networked heavily at many firms but am not getting first rounds. Does something look wrong with this or anything you'd improve? thanks82 days 2 hours ago
+1How to Interpret Interviewer's Comment?Had a first round <abbr title="on campus recruiting ">OCR</abbr> interview with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...83 weeks 5 days ago
+1Including "dead" deals on resume?Hi all, I'm going through the oh-so-fun exercise of updating my resume for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/private-equity-interview-prep-questions"><abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> interviews</a></span>,...83 days 4 hours ago
+1Centerview 1st Round?I was curious if anyone had received a Centerview 1st round? A few students at my target got chosen and I was curious to see if they're doing a rolling interview process. 81 week 5 days ago
+1What the fuck can I do?Sophomore at a piece of shit community college. Transferring to a shitty state school. Live in Houston and want to go to <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>. No connections and can barely afford tuition on my own. Not sure what internships or jobs I should be looking at...72 weeks 6 days ago
+12 Interview Question PLEASE HELP :)3 main factors when looking at options/warrants? If a company at 20x P/E buys a company at 10x P/E, what is the breakeven interest rate if the trans. is financed 100% w/ debt? THANK YOU72 weeks 2 days ago
+1McDonald's is going VEGAN?McDonald's is [trialling]( a new "burger", the McVegan. What do you all think? Would you eat it? Will it UPEND and DISRUPT the FAST FOOD INDUSTRY...72 days 19 hours ago
+1Depreciation Interview QuestionIf you have a piece of equipment that was bought for $100, depreciated for 1 year using straight line (5 year life) and sold for $150, what is the effect on the 3 financial statements? THANK YOU72 weeks 3 days ago
+1Imperial MSc Finance&AccountingImperial is a massive institution with a fantastic placements outcomes. No doubts. I would like to know from someone that know ppl or attended or got an admit from it if the GMAT really prejudice your admission. I haven't time to do it, but have a decent CV, ECs and grades. French...72 weeks 22 hours ago
+1Bribery scandal rocks college athleticsI'm sure everyone here is aware of the FBI investigation that has brought down Rick Pitino at Louisville and will probably ensnare a few others before its all over. Really nothing everyone didn't already know went on. High school athletes with shady handlers and greedy parents go to...72 weeks 9 hours ago
+1Hostile takeover of a Private CompanyOk here we have a company and have identified some private companies. We are planning for an equity stake in these companies, however this is very tough as they are unwilling but instead prefer debt Finance. Taking over a public company is easier since you can apply a number of strategies...73 weeks 2 days ago
+1Top Groups at RBC? Product vs Coverage?Anyone have any color on top groups at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/rbc-royal-bank-of-canada"><abbr title="Royal Bank of Canada ">RBC</abbr></a></span>? And if not in general, would someone get a more holistic...71 week 3 days ago
+1BB Investment banking background check issue if fired from previous internship?I recently received an <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> offer at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...76 days 10 hours ago
+1Winter Internship at Big 4 before BB SA 2018I made arrangements to intern at a Big 4 firm for the winter, but that was before I landed a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span>...71 week 16 hours ago
+1Acquisitions: How to go from Analyst to Associate?These questions are directed to any acquisitions-focused Associates/VPs who work for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-real-estate-investment-trust-reit"><abbr title="real estate investment...71 week 6 days ago
+1Cost of Equity Interview QuesionIf my tax rate changes, does this impact cost of equity? Why or Why Not? Any help here would be greatly appreciated! Thank you72 weeks 2 days ago
+1Investment Banking vs ConsultingHey monkeys, This year I am a sophomores and am deciding between <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-front-office-fo"><abbr title="front office ">FO</abbr></a></span> finance roles and <span...73 days 2 hours ago
+1Stats for JD -> MBB?Hi, posting for a friend in law school who's thinking about consulting. Are there any recruiters here or JDs who have made the jump that can speak to the stats required for a first round interview? I've heard that GPA doesn't matter as much as it does for biglaw vs. the weight...71 week 2 days ago
+1How serious of a challenge is it to raise private equity for a businessman?Anybody in <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> here that knows the process ? I'd like to be a businessman in the long-term, but as a failed entrepreneur (couldn't even raise a million for a venture in college that was pretty seriously focused on), I feel fear...73 weeks 6 days ago
+1Decision on energy supply and trading; ExxonMobil or Phillips 66I'm an engineering student, however I've recently gotten really into finance and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> and have two offers for internships, one from ExxonMobil and the...77 hours 55 min ago
+1Who do I reach out to if there are no alumni at the firm or in the industry group I want to work with? Hi guys, I am currently recruiting for full time. I have had no luck reaching out to recruiters; they usually ignore me. My school has an extensive alumni network, however, at some of the banks, I want to apply to there are no alumni. How could I get my email noticed to non alumni and...71 day 5 hours ago
+1Brown Advisory?Does anyone have any input on Brown Advisory? I have an interview with them this week, and not really sure what to expect. What are their reputation and culture like, specifically with regards to their private equity group or energy investments?73 min 2 sec ago
+1IB to Valuation Advisory...Rather than Valuation to IB. Thoughts?Okay - so there's a good amount of threads that talk about why an individual would want to switch from Valuation Advisory to <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. However, what are some compelling reasons for the opposite transition? Would be very interested in...72 weeks 6 days ago
+1Valuing a Partial Equity Interest in Stabilized AssetI may be complicating this more than it needs to be, but in general are there any unique elements one must consider when say valuing a 30% equity position in an existing asset (as a potential acquisition). Can you really know the true value of what you're buying (the 30% stake) if you...71 week 5 days ago
+1Citi 10/6/17 SuperdayAnyone hear back from the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> today? Morning or Afternoon session? 71 day 21 hours ago
+1PJT SA InterviewNon-core, Have a first round interview coming up with PJT Strategic Advisory. Can anyone provide any advice on their interviews and types of questions they ask? Are they mostly technical, because I've also read that some people received mostly <span...72 weeks 4 days ago
+1What does it really mean if a company's depreciation increases and how does it affect the valuation?I got asked this question on a first round <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/investment-banking-interview-prep-questions">investment banking interview</a></span>. This is not the same as walk me how a $100 increase in depreciation affects the...72 days 5 hours ago
+1IMF does not agree with "Trumpenomics"The tax framework backed by Trump, calls for sharply cutting corporate tax rates and taxes on higher income earners. The logic follows that slashing the rate would help incentivize more companies to operate/invest in the US, which boosts productivity and creates more jobs with higher wages. This...72 hours 30 min ago
+1How do you approach a PE company for funding ?How does a person raise <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> for a venture ? everyone covered how the <abbr title="venture capital ">VC</abbr> world works - elevator pitch, powerpoint, blah blah. But how is <abbr title="private...73 days 3 hours ago
+1GS Veteran Integration Program (VIP) 2018I'd like to start the 2018 Veteran Integration Program thread this year. I'll be applying as soon as the application opens...Last year it was mid-October. Who else is applying this year? In past years the application entailed an online resume screen, followed by a Hirevue...74 hours 32 min ago
+1WSO Hedge Fund Resume Template for Professionals with Deal Experience is Released!<strong><span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow"><abbr title="hedge fund ">HF</abbr></a></span> Resume Announcement: <abbr title="Wall Street...79 months 6 days ago
+1Do investment banks listen to employees?Looking at UBS's post-Brexit strategy, the answer seems to be a huge **YES**! Mr Orcel, president of the investment bank, decided to ask many of the London employees where they would like to go, and commented: [quote]“That means I don’t lose employees, I don’t need to rehire,...71 week 5 days ago
+1PwC Advisory Interviews - Anyone hear back yet?Did other people have their final rounds (virtual case, virtual behavioral) with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span> today? Wasn't sure when I should be hearing back from...72 days 6 hours ago
+1What makes a good VC? (Research project)Hey everyone! Hope you're having a fine Saturday. I am working on a stats project and have decided to do it on what makes a successful <abbr title="venture capital ">VC</abbr>. I need to come up with both quantitative and binary qualitative variables. Here's what...71 day 20 hours ago
+1Master in Finance, CFA level I vs high GMAT? Need help for my strategyHello everyone, I hold a BSc in international business with few quantative classes (10-15%). I am going to apply to top european schools for my master in finance (September 2018 intake). As you know, recruiters are looking for candidates with strong quant skills. Regarding that, I have few...71 hour 58 min ago
+1Has Bitcoin Reached It's Max?Bitcoin has been one of the hottest investments recently. It has been a controversial investment as it has major concerns as it is not an ordinary currency. Just recently, China has closed the <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 week 2 days ago
+1MBA Admission Likelihood with Shitty GPAHello, I am from India , from a top liberal arts college . I am a member of the Indian Foreign Service ( diplomat) , and hold a <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst ">CFA</abbr> as well as an FRM. I have been employed as a diplomat for past 9 years. I...62 weeks 6 days ago
+1Biotech BB vs Biotech HF 1-3 billion fund. Ultimate goal is <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-hedge-fund-HF" rel="nofollow"><abbr title="hedge fund ">HF</abbr></a></span>, but I've heard the training in <abbr...62 weeks 3 days ago
+1Handmaids TalePeople acting like this show is some statement about why we need to protect liberties and never let "crazy" people run the country. In reality, shouldn't this show must be called Real Housewives in the Molenbeek? Seriously is this different from Sharia Law and how...63 weeks 1 day ago
+14th Interview at Boutique Retail CRE PE - Negotiating Salary Plus Preparation for the Job [Need Advice, Please]Happy Friday Everyone! I posted in the <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> sub-forum and I think perhaps this forum might be more relevant seeing as I did not get any replies from yesterday. Background info: I graduated with a B.Comm in Finance, minoring in...61 week 3 days ago
+1When do first round interviews for MBB start to go out?Struggling to find this information after 2 days of googling, so does anyone know when first rounds are going out for summer internships in the US recruiting cycle? I'm hesitant to bug people about this, but there's so much less data on this than there is for people in <abbr...64 days 21 hours ago
+1FIG PEI'm a first year analyst in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-financial-institutions-group-FIG"><abbr title="financial institutions group ">FIG</abbr></a></span> at a lower <span...62 hours 36 min ago
+1Accenture Strategy vs Oliver WymanHi Everyone- looking for some color on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/accenture" target="_blank">Accenture</a></span> Strategy and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/oliver-wyman"...64 days 9 hours ago
+1Argus Rent Roll QuestionAll, I recently moved from the debt side to an acquisitions role. I am having to go in and update leases in a portfolio of office properties in Argus Enterprise. The point of the exercise is to update leases that are set to roll by year end. My question is, for tenants that renewed, should I...62 weeks 1 day ago
+3IBD Dream over :(<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division ">IBD</abbr></a></span> Dream over :( , dont see a purpose in life anymore. NO <abbr...61 week 2 days ago
+1Assuming an all cash offer and excluding the effects of foregone interest, would a company with a P/E multiple of 7x acquiring aHow would you answer this interview question? Assuming an all cash offer and excluding the effects of foregone interest, would a company with a P/E multiple of 7x acquiring a company with a P/E multiple of 5x be <span class='keyword_link'><a...63 weeks 4 days ago
+1What would be an ideal candidate for a rising junior internship at a BB? Let's assume they don't have a personal "in".I am determined to obtain a summer internship at a <abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr> as a rising Junior as I attend a non target business school. My question is simple and please do not stray from directly answering the question: what kind of resume experiences would...62 weeks 4 days ago
+1Is an MSF useful for asset management?A bit about me: Current senior studying finance with a 3.94 GPA at a non-target school. F500 doesn't recruit here and my alumni network goes as far as financial advisors. I also had an FP&A internship this past summer. I want to break into <span...61 week 2 days ago
+1Networking chat with MD from my alma mater to get into ib. What questions do I ask?So I now have a phone chat scheduled with an MD from firm where I applied. He went to my alma mater but also went to business school following (whereas I did not). What questions should I be armed with/what is goal of this conversation?64 weeks 1 day ago
+1Development Interview QuestionWalmart requires a site that can support a single story 15,000 gross sq <abbr title="full time ">ft</abbr> building with 10,000 sqft of land for a drive thru with circulation and 50 parking spots. Each spot requires 300sqft of land including circulation. (So this would...63 weeks 2 days ago
+1Thoughts on how this interview went? Had an interview a few hours ago with a boutique for an intern/analyst position. Team are all ex <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...62 weeks 1 day ago
+1Marketing: CPG Branding vs Startups for LT career growth (C-Level positions)?Pursuing an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> starting in 2018, but I'm unsure what direction to take it now. Originally was set on CPGs but I've noticed an interesting debate pop up sometimes in Quora communities, where Startups give a...65 days 12 hours ago
+1BBIB -> PE with Non-US UndergraduateHi all, Attending a relatively decent university down under in Australia. Not a feeder to the <abbr title="bulge brackets ">BBs</abbr> as such (very limited alumni), but decent enough to have <abbr title="on campus recruiting ">OCR</abbr> with all...63 days 3 hours ago
+1WSO Contest 9/18/17 - Win a Free WSO Tshirt Try your luck by entering yourself in our Rafflecopter contest for a chance to win a <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> Tshirt. <P> <a class="rcptr" href="" rel="nofollow"...62 weeks 3 days ago
+1Commerical Credit Analyst InternshipHello all! There is an internship opening available for next Summer near me and I wanted to reach out and see what the possible exit opps are considering I could not find much using the search function on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>. It is for commercial...65 days 21 hours ago
+1Job Opportunities with my current experienceHello, I am currently doing a self study (WSP modeling, ER reports, reading books/new) to eventually break into ER/AM. I have been working in the back office of a back office for almost a year now and would like to know what relevant jobs can I get that can be somehow relevant for breaking...62 weeks 6 days ago
+1BAML S&T SuperpdayHey, I just went to the sales and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> in the...62 days 4 hours ago
+1PowerPoint Sample for ApplicationA small boutique investment bank in my area is requesting that I submit a power point sample along with my resume and cover letter for application purposes. What exactly are they expecting? Should I make up something new to serve as this sample or just clean up something that I have presented in...61 week 3 days ago
+1Bain AC ResultsHas anyone heard back from Bain's AC results yet? Has Bain given out interviews already? The deadline was this past Sunday, and I am wondering if anyone from Bain would know the process.61 week 2 days ago
+1Opinions on Deloitte Advisory?Curious to hear opinions on exit opps, prestige, and comp for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deloitte" target="_blank">Deloitte</a></span> Advisory. How would it compare to <abbr title="middle...62 days 20 hours ago
+1Need Help Unfucking myselfHey, what's up monkeys. As of right now, I am fucked. I am a senior at a southern non-target who just blew my 2 best shots at <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> because of fit. And, <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> hiring is almost...61 week 3 days ago
+1Deals from hell book by Bruner & LevittAny takers? Just got this delivered at my desk. days 5 hours ago
+1Pfizer FLDP to B-SchoolPlease delete this post as I have e gotten the required information and feedback out of the discussion. 61 day 20 hours ago
+1Should I Read Academic Research On Finance?This week, a prominent American Economist famed for his work in Behavioral Finance, Richard Thaler, took home the Nobel prize in Economic Sciences. As I found myself reading these headlines in the news I found some pride in being able to say I was already familiar with his work and the work of...65 hours 34 min ago
+1Consulting to PE/VCI'm considering doing an MMS and most of the placement are in Consulting. If I'm able to get a consulting position, how hard will it be to break into <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> or VC? 62 weeks 2 days ago
+12017 MBB Recruitment Experienced HireHey everyone, Created this track to keep track of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG ">MBB</abbr></a></span> applications for experienced hires! I'll...62 weeks 7 hours ago
+1Take Return Internship Offer or NotQuick Info: Current Sophomore @ semi-target in TX. Majoring in RE. Previously interned at a small investment sales boutique that is approx. 10-12 senior brokers and 12-15 analysts in West Coast/SoCal area. After I interned coming out of my Freshman Yr, I was given a return offer for the...62 weeks 3 days ago
+1Dresscode etiquette while travelling for work<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span> auditor here. Haven't started yet but I'm travelling to Dubai for training on my third day. Should I wear a suit while travelling or...63 weeks 18 hours ago
+1Role in RE Private Equity after MastersI am a senior (nontarget, 3.5 gpa) and fortunate enough to currently be interning at a real estate development firm in New York with the hope of breaking into REPE. I am going to start my application to NYU's or Georgetown's Masters in Real Estate program for next year. May someone...63 weeks 3 days ago
+1Networking etiquette help Hey everyone, Recently graduated from a non-target this summer, attempting to break into a major market in a financial analyst position. I have been doing a ton of networking and making some good connections but was curious how most handle something. When people you meet say they will send...63 weeks 1 hour ago
+1Going out: Button down or regular collar dress shirts?What do you guys normally wear while going out? Button downs or regular collar dress shirts? .61 week 6 days ago
+1Condo DeconversionI have seen many discussions out there of condo conversion, but I am wondering if anyone knows anything about turning a condo into multifamily units. The condo I had in mind is an eye sore in class A location and it is pretty clear that the HOA is broken. There is always the slow option of...63 weeks 2 days ago
+1JPM FIG NYC teamHow is the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-financial-institutions-group-FIG"><abbr title="financial institutions group ">FIG</abbr></a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 day 3 hours ago
+1Restructuring Materials - pdf Hi everyone, Any suggestions on how to read up on restructuring and get a good grasp of terms, methodology, etc. Would you have some pdf books to share? I am also looking for a pdf version of the "The Art of Distressed M&A" by Stephen Moyer. It would be great if someone could...62 weeks 6 days ago
+1How bad/is it that bad to submit more than one summer internship application to JP Morgan?Hey guys- I was wondering if anyone has had negative experience with submitting more than one app to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span> for a <span...62 days 4 hours ago
+1Hodges Ward Elliott?Was wondering if anyone is familiar with them, in terms of interviewing or working with them on a deal. From what I've read it seems they are focused on hotel deals but have made a big effort to expand into all asset classes and capital markets. The hotel investment sales they've...63 days 2 hours ago
+1WSP REIT or BIWS REIT or REFM Modeling, which course is better ?<span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">WSP</a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...63 weeks 3 days ago
+1Quick question: CFA Level 1, or 2, and 3?Just have a quick question about job hunting. Should I pass level 1, levels 1and2, or all 3 levels of the <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst ">CFA</abbr> exam by the time I finish a MBA? I want to become a financial analyst at anywhere that pays enough to survive =)621 hours 13 min ago
+1Selling t shirts on Tee Spring?Anyone out here sell t shirts on teespring and make any money off it? All you do is upload a design and they produce the shirts for you once someone orders. Their cost for the shirt is around $11 so not a bad deal for someone starting out. I made a couple shirts last night, but need to start...61 week 23 hours ago
+1Am I underpaid (FP&A)?Hey all, I feel as though there's the chance I'm underpaid in comparison to my peers. Thus, I would appreciate WSO's feedback on the matter. To summarize at a high level: High(est) COL Region 7 years total experience 5 years total "finance" experience: 3...62 days 36 min ago
+1Goldman Sachs hiring processdfhdsfjhfdjhfjhjhdfhhffhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhfhffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff621 hours 3 min ago
+1Raymond James HirevueHas anyone gone through the RJ Hirevue? Similar to Goldman? If anyone has any information, please share.53 weeks 4 days ago
+1Student Housing ModelDoes anyone have a student housing model they'd be willing to share. I've got a bunch of models I can share as well. 51 week 2 days ago
+1Big 4 (Deals) vs BOHello! So I am currently in a situation where I have to make up my mind regarding my future career in a short space of time. My long term goal is to work in trade and I am bit puzzled of how I should get there. As for now I have two offer on the table: - Either <span...51 week 1 day ago
+1Quit IE business school? To go to HULT? I'm a International relations student at IE University. I realized that this degree may not be right for me, since I want to work in the business field and I'm not so passionate about politics. I'm not good at math tho so business administration is excluded. I thought about...54 days 11 hours ago
+1Rip my resume pls. (For MS Finance application)Hi everyone, I appreciate if I can some feedback on my resume. Anything is helpful. Thank you very much.52 weeks 4 days ago
+1Switch from Tier 2 firm internship to MBB full timeHey guys, I'm currently an intern at a tier 2 consulting firm in Hong Kong ending at end of December. I'm currently looking to apply for an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and...53 weeks 2 days ago
+1MBA Admissions: GPA vs Program Prestige/Major?I can graduate this year with a 3.87 GPA and a degree in economics or spend another year pursuing a Finance degree at a top 10 undergraduate business program. My ambition is to work in Investment Management and get into Wharton or <abbr title="Harvard Business...52 weeks 3 days ago
+1How hard will it be to find an internship/job without internship experience?I'm currently finishing my last semester at a target (think Berkeley, Duke, Northwestern) and I have no relevant internships under my belt. I was supposed to graduate in May, but had a lot of terrible luck/was stupid and now I feel like my future is in the toilet. Do you think I'm...53 days 14 hours ago
+1How does _____ affect the three financial statements? : What can they throw at you?I seem to get how does _________ affect the three financial statements in every interview. Wondering what common ones are? So far I've received depreciation, accounts receivable, accrued compensation, selling an asset worth 10 for 20. Wondering if anyone else has other examples so that I...52 weeks 22 hours ago
+1Post-MBA Associate -> PEHey guys. I'm currently in non-target <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> program (~20), coming from ~2.5 years of working at a 750m+ private equity family office. Prior to that I spent 2.5 years in <span...51 week 3 days ago
+1Big 4 Audit -> M7, is this possible?As the title mentions, how possible is it to make the jump from Big 4 Audit to <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools ">M7</abbr>, should you go through a F500 company first, would being at an international office be better (given the higher prestige there)? Thank you!53 weeks 1 day ago
+1Trading at Nomura?Anyone have experience at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/nomura">Nomura</a></span>? What are their best desks? Do they have a strong presence across exchanges or a specific asset class? Is this a place where you'd want to trade? Why/why not?51 day 19 hours ago
+1International Student with no SA US Offers --> London Recruiting?Hey guys. Read/searched a lot of existing posts, but my situation is quite unique. Here's some context: - International student (EU citizen) with 3.9 GPA from semi-target school on the West coast of the US - Sophomore middle market boutique internship with live deal experience that I...51 week 5 days ago
+1Has anyone interviewed at Parthenon-EY recently?Just want to know what I can expect in terms of interview format. Do they like acquisition cases since they do a lot of PE?53 weeks 5 days ago
+1Data Science Intern Vs. AccountingI'm a sophomore in undegrad(math/finance undergrad and accounting masters) with a 3.5 GPA. What would be more useful for landing a good internship my junior year summer, accounting or data science? The end goal is <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. Thanks51 day 2 hours ago
+1MVIC vs Enterprise ValueI know MVIC/Ebitda is used for the market approach of private company valuation, but do any of you guys really know the difference between MVIC and Enterprise Value? Thanks in advance.53 weeks 22 hours ago
+1Should I put this experience on my resume?I work part time in a boutique bank doing what interns/analysts usually do. But as of late, my MD has been giving me lots of assignments to do with his own personal company (lucky me). He owns his own patent research technology firm used by IP attorneys and large corporates for patent research...54 days 16 hours ago
+1Take MM PE offer out of undergrad? or go to MBB/IB?Hey all - I have a question about an offer decision I have to make. After doing an internship at an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG ">MBB</abbr></a></span>...53 weeks 4 days ago
+1Suggestion for short email text to very senior alumni from alma mater?Please suggest format for cold email. Also if e-mail is to very senior alumni (and by that I mean graduated years ahead of me) at bank but not necessarily at office I want, or will be sent without knowledge of whether there is a job there, does this work? Emphasis on does this work. Edit:...53 weeks 6 days ago
+2Bank of America Investment banking AnalystHi everyone, So I applied for the role of investment banking analyst, Calgary. Just wondering if anyone that applied for the same role has gotten any updates? Cheers52 weeks 6 days ago
+1Is it reasonable to include a section about a company's management for a equity research paper for a school project?I have a 7 page max limit, I was wondering if an 'analysis' of some sorts would be beneficial or is it just silly? For example, history of the current CEO, track record, etc. It wouldn't be too long, maybe 0.25 pages. Thoughts?51 week 1 day ago
+1Big Four to PE - MBA or not?Hi All, I could use some career advice. I currently work for the Big 4 in London. I've been working in Audit for 3 years and have passed all of my ACA exams first time. I've done some work on <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> portfolio...51 week 2 days ago
+1Exchange program or improve GPA?I have 2 choices: - Go for an exchange program at National University of Singapore (top #15 uni according to QS). Pass or fail grades; doesn't affect GPA. I've been to Singapore a couple of times so it's not for fun or anything, purely to help my resume. OR - Stay back...53 weeks 6 days ago
+1Where will PE be in 2 years?With private equity funds slowly returning less capital to LPs, valuations for deals remaining high, and almost all firms using credit facilities to juice returns, will private equity be as attractive an asset class as it once was? Will there be too many players bidding on deals for there to be...526 min 16 sec ago
+1FT Decision: Citi FLDP vs. Brown, Gibbons, Lang/Mizuho/Duff & PhelpsI have a return offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span>'s <span class='keyword_link'><a...54 weeks 3 hours ago
+1do SAT subject test scores matter?currently a high school senior wanting to go into banking. Do banks or any <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> programs care about SAT subject scores on the resume? For example would it help me to get a 800 on the Math 2 subject test? I already got a good...51 week 5 days ago
+1Question for Acquisition GuysWhat are the first 5 things you immediately begin digging into when you get an Argus file from a broker for a potential acquisition? I recently started an acquisitions role for a smaller group with no real underwriting policies and procedures or manual. I have a little bit of acquisitions...56 hours 30 min ago
+1Hurricane Irma & Harvey: Effects on Real Estate?Hey guys, I was wondering what are the effects of Hurricane Harvey and Irma on the real estate market? My prediction is there would be a slow dip in the market, due to the general delay of all operations; Fixing damages, delay of payments, mortgage operations, and development of new...52 weeks 4 days ago
+1PGIM RE vs. Morgan Stanley IB vs. PNC Capital MarketsHi all, I've been fortunate enough to be offered roles at the places mentioned above for their <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> programs and I'm having a hard time deciding. Long...51 day 10 hours ago
+1Suntrust Robinson Humphrey "Portfolio Management"Hello Monkeys, Curious if anyone knows much about the Portfolio MGMT group of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/suntrust-robinson-humphrey-strh" target="_blank">STRH</a></span> here in Dallas. Unlike most Portfolio MGMT's,...51 hour 54 min ago
+1Advice: Graduate student PWM to IBHi everyone, I just recently graduated from a non-target school. I've worked at a regional <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-private-wealth-management-PWM"><abbr title="private wealth...52 weeks 1 day ago
+1EY - which web browsers and email client used?<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span> uses Google chrome and Gsuite (gmail) Does anyone know what EY uses, e.g., IE, Outlook? Can you install Firefox and/or Chrome on EY computers?51 week 1 day ago
+1Anyone care to rip apart my resume?Since recruiting season is already in full swing, I thought some of you may enjoy relieving some stress by torching my resume for anything that seems out of place... All feedback is appreciated, so please let me know what you guys think. Thanks, everyone. **EDIT: I have revised my resume...52 weeks 1 day ago
+1Please tell me if the major I want to study is good enough for investment banking or/and for working in hedge fundsI’m Chilean, and I’m thinking about studying “mathematical engineering” a major that doesn’t exist in USA, here’s the University of Chile definition of the career: “This Engineer specializes in the use of advanced mathematical techniques to model and solve complex engineering...55 hours 30 min ago
+1Trying to understand the scope of disruption in asset management I'm interviewing for an entry level analyst position for an offshore FIC MO (think **DB**/MS/CS) in an emerging market with a plan to pursue an MFin in the US couple of years down the line, to get into investment analyst positions in hedge funds. I was honest about my plans with the...51 week 2 days ago
+1Superdays at different offices?Is it possible to have superdays from the same firm at two different offices? After getting a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> from one office location do I have any chance of getting another from another location?...56 days 16 hours ago
+1Combating WeaknessSo high finance across the spectrum attracts the most talented, hard working, and intellectually curious individuals who want to create a successful life for themselves. Often times, especially for interviews, we try to find weaknesses that we can then spin into strengths to maximize our...54 hours 4 min ago
+1*****2019 Summer Analyst IB Regular Recruiting Timeline Megathread Page*****REGULAR RECRUITMENT PROCESS / APPLICATIONS / INTERVIEWS / SUPERDAYS Now that accelerated recruiting for summer 2019 is coming to a close, I wanted to start this thread so that we could keep track of where each bank is at in the process. Feel free to share any relevant information including...53 hours 55 min ago
+1SA living, IB near One World Trade Just accepted an off at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> bank near the One World Trade Center. I am from the south so I have...51 hour 39 min ago
+1Best Undergraduate Economics Programs in CanadaI am an American student that would like to study economics, but because of financial restrictions and my parents office offering 66% off international tuition, I am really interested in studying in Canada. I have interned at the World Bank and worked with many economics professors at...54 weeks 4 hours ago
+1Macquarie PE or Evercore M&A for summer?This is for next summer trying to decide what to do. I think I would like to stay in private equity, but not sure what industry. Thanks.52 weeks 20 hours ago
+1BNP Paribas vs RBC Hey guys, I'm going through recruiting season now and I'm fairly new to the game. I'm an international relations major so I'm not really even studying finance, but I've received a couple of offers for <abbr title="Sales and Trading ">S&T</abbr>...52 days 2 hours ago
+1Skipping 1st year PE recruitingI'm a first year analyst at a solid <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> tech group that is very interested in private equity, but due to personal constraints (military-related) I'm missing part of my first year. With the process being moved up so much I feel...53 weeks 6 days ago
+1Offer Decision MUFG vs. BAML vs. Cantor FitzgeraldHello, I am having trouble making a decision with regards to several internship offers for next summer. I am deciding between <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch"><abbr title="Bank of America Merrill...519 hours 36 min ago
+1Investment banking summer analyst UBS or BAML?Is the investment banking <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> position better at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch">Bank of...51 week 4 days ago
+131 year old entrepreneur, target undergrad (3.9GPA non-finance major), looking for guidanceHi all, fairly new to <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, and I'm aware this sort of question has been asked before, but hope my particulars are helpful to others. I'm 31, went to an Ivy target school for undergrad, but I took 10 years to graduate...52 weeks 2 days ago
+1Carmelo Anthony to the ThunderTwelve hours after Carmelo Anthony expanded his <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> wish list to include the Cavaliers and OKC, he was traded. In return for the trade with OKC, the Knicks will...52 weeks 4 days ago
+1Investment banking by Joshua Rosenbaum and Joshua PearlIs the book 'Investment Banking' by Joshua <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Rosenbaum</a></span> and Joshua Pearl a good book to read? Currently in undergrad at a semi target and...51 week 5 days ago
+13.5 GPA or Business minor?Hey everyone. I'm a senior majoring in Economics with a business minor and am finishing my last semester of undergrad. I won't be able to make an A in one of my business minor courses meaning my graduating GPA will be below a 3.5. However, if I drop the course (consequently dropping my...51 week 6 days ago
+1Third Party Political Experience on resumeAll, I have had various positions in a local and regional chapters of a third party (think libertarian, green, etc) including the cofounder of a local chapter and board member for another larger regional chapter. Should I include this on a resume? I think it shows leadership and volunteer...51 week 5 days ago
+1Why do people still respond to obvious trolls?The trolls are more obvious than ever, and yet the responses pile up faster. And it is shocking how many people respond as if they don't realize they are talking to one.52 days 18 hours ago
+1Challenging "old" investment banking conventions - getting a tattoo, yay or nay?Dear forum, As we all know, the banking industry is regarded as quite conservative in the eye of the broader public. Alas, a tattoo would be something not suitable to get as an employee of this industry. At least according the mainstream view of the banking industry I presume. I have...54 days 23 hours ago
+1GE Oil & Gas FMP vs. Accenture Consulting Development ProgramI have offers for both FMP and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/accenture" target="_blank">Accenture</a></span> Consulting (I have a finance background). The jobs are obviously very different, and there are pros and cons to both....51 day 5 hours ago
+1Business fraternity interview help (what questions to ask at the end?)Hey guys, I'll be interviewing for a professional business fraternity soon, and was wondering if you guys had any tips. It's a panel interview, so there will be 10-12 of them interviewing me at once. I interviewed once before, but did not get a bid. Any specific tips? How should I...52 weeks 5 days ago
+1How did you learn to type? Any recommendations on learning the proper way to type?"I'll take stuff you should've learned in 5th grade for 300, Alex" A coworker jokingly mentioned how I kinda type like an idiot and it made me realize I never really learned how to type. I don’t place my fingers over the default keys and I kind of just attack the...53 weeks 1 day ago
+1BMO Capital Markets - Toronto vs. Montreal?Anyone know the difference (industries/products) covered by the Montreal and Toronto offices for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bmo-capital-markets" target="_blank"><abbr title="Bank of Montreal Capital...56 days 3 hours ago
+1PJT vs Rothschild (London)Hi All, Currently deciding between the two for their analyst programmes in London. I've heard great things about PJT regarding culture, pay and hours, but am slightly concerned about the brand name in Europe and what that might mean for exit opportunities. <span...54 days 8 hours ago
+1Graduation in December, with BB offer... what should i do until July?I have the option to work for a boutique, but was wondering if I should just travel, work outside finance or study for the GMAT. What are people's thoughts?51 week 4 days ago
+12 Super Days - NadaJust finished 2 Super Days last week. Thought I killed both but just got the call from both of them that I didn't make it through to the end. Super bummed and don't really have much motivation right now. Anybody go through something similar and just land a sweet offer later on?...51 week 2 days ago
+1DCF or NAV for infra?Hey guys, Was personally thinking about this for a while but any thoughts on what valuation method would be more relevant for an infra model? I've only seen infra <span class='keyword_link'><a...55 days 5 min ago
+1How to Act with Senior Employees?Being a junior employee, how should one act with senior employees? I think there should be a balance: you have to lick their asses, but not to the point of losing respect from fellow co-workers and becoming the banks' bitch. How do/did you approach this? 42 weeks 3 days ago
+1Trying to lateral, pls help!I am currently working at a no-name boutique <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> in <abbr title="New York ">NY</abbr> for 4 months now. I have been trying to lateral to a bigger firm, because my current firm has 0 deal flow. A lot of the...45 days 1 hour ago
+1JP Morgan Middle Market Banking SA Superday Interview Hello Everyone, I'm a non-target student who has a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> coming up next week with <span class='keyword_link'><a...41 day 2 hours ago
+1Choosing between two firms for FT 2018, would appreciate helpI have full time offers from an <abbr title="elite boutique ">EB</abbr> in LA (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/moelis">Moelis</a></span>/<span class='keyword_link'><a...43 weeks 4 days ago
+1Can someone help me understand the difference between services provided by PMW, FA, and accounting firms?Hi all, Pardon is this has been asked plenty of times. It has recently come to my attention that my brother in law has an accounting firm that essentially manages and handles his finances in every conceivable way ( pays his bills, makes sure there's no fraudulent charges, handles all...42 weeks 21 hours ago
+1O&G vs. M&Mwhat are the differences between M&M valuation and O&G valuation if you were asked to walk through a NAV model for either or in an interview? 41 week 3 days ago
+1Opus Advisors Client ListHi all, Thanks for the help here. I tried searching online but had a hard time with finding this information. Does anyone have Opus Advisors' client list? I know Catterton is one.41 week 5 days ago
+1Starting investment banking career in EM vs USAHello all, If faced with the decision to start your career at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> in an EM (LatAm, for...43 hours 36 min ago
+1Lazard vs Guggenheim IBDI have been given offers at both <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/lazard">Lazard</a></span> and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/guggenheim-partners"...43 days 7 hours ago
+1Rip my resume apartHey there, Just as the title says, please rip my resume apart. Any comments/suggestions/edits will be greatly appreciated as I am trying to break into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. Don't hold back....42 weeks 1 day ago
+1Bain ACI Interviews?Has anyone heard back from Bain yet for summer 2018 internships? My top choice was for the Dallas office, but I still haven't heard back and was just curious if anybody else has gotten a reply or knows when they will be sending out first round interview invites. 31 week 21 hours ago
+1PSA: If you are "networking" for an internship or job, reach out to the MD directly.found this to be helpful during my recruiting days. While reaching out to associates/analysts/vps cant hurt, the most effective use of time (and response rate) is to directly reach out to the MD's/Directors of the position/department you are applying to. If you putting in the time...32 weeks 19 hours ago
+1Lazard Private Capital Advisory Group?Does anyone have any information about this group? How would this compare to being in the generalist analyst program i.e. <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr>/Restructuring in terms of exit options, modeling skills developed, work-life, etc? 33 days 19 hours ago
+1Specific Jobs In MilitaryBeen following <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> for a while and this is my first post. I am in the Military. I am looking to eventually get out and head to an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> program. Does anyone...31 day 7 hours ago
+1JPMorgan Video InterviewHey monkeys! I'm a junior at a non-target. Just made it to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span>'s <abbr title="asset...33 days 18 hours ago
+1Bank of America Merrill Lynch First round Interview Hey You crazy Monkeys, So I just received an email from BOA for a first round interview. I have no idea what to do or how to to prepared for it. It's for the Latin america global i.b analyst global I.B <span class='keyword_link'><a...32 weeks 4 days ago
+1Not Passing First Round SA InterviewsHey all I know this topic has been discussed before on here, but I've been having issues with converting in-person interviews to final rounds. I haven't had an issue with getting interviews, and I have a couple of super days coming up due to passing first round phone interviews (two...32 weeks 5 days ago
+1Interview question- Why didn't you get a return offer from your summer internship company?Ah, well I didn't. How to tackle this? And a follow-up, how to answer this question- why do you want <abbr title="JP Morgan ">JP</abbr> over Goldman?317 hours 25 min ago
+1CRA: MoodysGuys, do you have any information on the financial data analyst at Moodys? How is the workflow, compensation, vacation time, does it give you relevant experience for higher finance, and if there is anyway to get promoted/ move into more credit work? Thanks31 week 21 hours ago
+1Best Finance degree in CanadaHello People! I am planning to move to Canada as a Permanent Resident very soon. I have 3+ years' previous experience in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">Asset Management</a></span> at an...32 weeks 3 days ago
+1Centerview Superday HearbackAnyone hear back from the centerview <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> today? Thought they would have made calls tonight but haven't heard anything.32 days 44 min ago
+1How to achieve high performance in strategy consultingI recently got consulting job offer and now, though very happy, I am a bit concerned about my future performance. I know how productive experienced consultants are, how competitive is the industry and I really want to be (or, at least, try to be) a high performer - what would be some practical...31 week 1 day ago
+1HFF vs Eastdil Comparison (anticipating future UK dynamic)With the advent of HFF setting up shop in London at the beginning of this year, I thought it would be interesting to see a detailed comparison of the two firms over in the US to gain an idea of the likely dynamic once HFF establish themselves. Working culture? Services? Exit opps? Deal...38 hours 14 min ago
+1Why is Centerbridge so respected? Never really understood why Centerbridge is so well respected. Do they have stellar returns, are they extremely exclusive, why are they so highly regarded? 32 weeks 5 days ago