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+1348 years old with no finance experience, too late to get into PE?Hi everyone. I go to a top feeder elementary school and hoping to get into <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> or hopefully <abbr title="megafund ">MF</abbr> <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> down the line. I'm...3419 hours 9 min ago
+106My Private Equity Recruiting ProcessI am about 3 weeks removed from receiving three <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> offers (from <abbr title="megafunds ">MFs</abbr> and top <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> firms), both elated and relieved to be done...1144 months 2 weeks ago
+75Investment 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...1181 week 1 day ago
+56Who else is shorting Morgan Stanley?**3 reasons why <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/morgan-stanley">Morgan Stanley</a></span> is headed to zero** 1. Their CEO, James Gorman looks like a fucking muppet. He isn't even bald! 2. In 2008, the last time they were...431 day 16 hours ago
+53My journey from no-name boutique to PE MFI have been a long time lurker and recent poster here, I have got so much from this community, I can say I would not have done it without you so I think it is time to give something back. I am sure you heard stories like mine but I hope this can be inspirational to some of you. <h3>My...471 week 1 day ago
+43List of all US Real Estate Developers and REITsI'm beginning my MRED in the Fall, and am starting to wind up my networking efforts. I figured a CapIQ screen of every developer in the nation sorted by State/City would probably be a good start. I hope that anyone else in a similar situation finds this useful. Let me know if you have...362 weeks 6 days ago
+36Recently received an offer from Goldman Sachs I recently accepted an offer from Goldman. I got 6 rejection letters from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge bracket</a></span> banks. Finally, on my last <span...422 weeks 2 days ago
+26Five Thoughts on Wall Street Bathroom BreaksWhen you work 80-hour weeks regularly and the staples of your diet are $25 Seamlessweb pasta dishes and burger combos, inevitably, nature is going to call – on your office line. For the majority of analysts on Wall Street, working at an investment bank is your first time in a professional...1306 days 6 hours ago
+23Blackstone / 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...283 weeks 1 day ago
+20 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...532 days 12 hours ago
+20Trader Documentary - Paul Tudor Jones (Must See)Below is a link to the Paul Tudor Jones documentary video that shows him predicting the 1987 Crash (he tripled his money during it). This is a must see for any trader and shows the legendary trader in action before he became a billionaire. Although the video was shown on public television in...602 weeks 6 days ago
+18MSF 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...1692 hours 34 min ago
+19Is Social Class Still an Issue in Investment Banking? For years, the investment banking sector has prided itself on the idea that it is fiercely meritocratic. Those who work hard succeed, and those who don't get chucked out fast if they don't make the grade. Recent research, however, has shown that the industry is dominated by people...546 days 3 hours ago
+17Private Equity Resume Template - Official WSO CV Example<h4>Attached to the bottom of this post, you will find the Wall Street Oasis private equity resume template for experienced professionals, used by the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> paid service and thousands of candidates to successfully land a job in...252 weeks 2 days ago
+17Everything I wish I knew in BankingIt's a slow Friday, so figured I'd take a walk down memory lane... feel free to add things I miss. <h3>1. Your reputation.</h3> You are building your reputation on day 1, and the first 3 - 6 months will define your reputation for the next 2 years. <h3>2....144 hours 42 min ago
+153 Key Tips for Getting an ER InterviewBack when I was applying for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview"><abbr title="equity research ">ER</abbr></a></span> associate positions, I was really struggling. Only a handful of...394 days 22 hours ago
+16Steve Bannon is nuts and wrong..So this speech by Bannon has made me realize that the guy really is nuts. He really believes that he's been anointed by God. He also has this strange theory of history that's fundamentally Hegelian. He says that we're in the "fourth epoch," where the first three, in...781 week 1 day ago
+14AMA: Corporate Banking Associate This site has been incredibly helpful to me over the years so I thought I'd do one of these as an attempt to give back. I'm currently a Corp Banking Associate for top 10 US commercial bank (e.g. US Bank, <span class='keyword_link'><a...491 day 1 hour ago
+132018 IB Summer Analyst Recruiting Timeline - Hong Kong/SingaporeI know there's an informative megathread discussing US-focused <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> recruiting for 2018, and I'd like to start a new one for those specifically interested...1287 hours 48 min ago
+13The American Psycho Haircut The slickback is without a doubt the most iconic Wall Street haircut ever worn. Patrick Bateman was the first to unleash it on an unsuspecting world, and Jordan Belfort brought it to a new generation of aspiring bankers and financiers. This isn’t the generic businessman combover, or even a...463 days 1 hour ago
+13Get Your Resume Scored by WSO...for only $5 So <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> is in about year ~8 of reviewing over 1,000+ resumes. While we have an amazing team, it still shocks me how bad 90% of the resumes are that come in for reviews. We will occasionally refund clients that have a resume that hits...202 weeks 1 day ago
+15Political correctness in Finance At the private school that I attend, and at most colleges and universities in America, political correctness rules. Students on college campuses have developed an almost Orwellian newspeak and become fearfully polite, careful to avoid offense, and constantly afraid of being labeled with the slew...796 hours 53 min ago
+10AMA: Consultant at Accenture StrategyHi everyone, After speaking with a couple students currently recruiting, I realized that a lot of students could use more information about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/accenture" target="_blank">Accenture</a></span>...502 weeks 19 hours ago
+9Marine 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...833 days 19 hours ago
+9Not 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...402 weeks 3 days ago
+9"Fewer Asians Need Apply"Hi All, I've read several forums, discussions, and arguments on WSO on getting into the target schools, what it takes to get in, affirmative action, diversity, equity et al, but here's an in-depth look at the admissions process and how American Asians are suppressed because they...1111 week 2 days ago
+9 . Update : I have called/emailed them and let them know about it. After much thought it just seems like the right thing to do. I've started recruiting again and won't make the same mistake twice. Thanks for all of the interest and sorry to all those who may have been affected.912 weeks 1 day ago
+8Millionaire 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...811 week 1 day ago
+8Which firms have the best/worst compensation for summer analysts?As many of you have already received or accepted offers, I was wondering which are the best/worst paying (hourly and signing bonus) firms on the street. 412 weeks 6 days ago
+9How much do you spend when you go out?How often do you go out and how much do you end up spending on a night out? I wanted to compare my spending with others. I go out once a week (Friday) and typically spend $120 ~ $200 (greasing the bouncer, taxi, drinks) depending on how generous I am feeling to my friends (most of the time,...302 days 15 hours ago
+8Not sure if Investment Banking is for me anymoreFor the past ~2 years I have been working on positioning myself to break in, only to find that working 0800-0200 every day is just not for me. I used to have hobbies, interests and a life outside of work, and am just feeling absolutely depressed doing these hours for 4 weeks straight now (in an...286 days 15 hours ago
+82 successful years at the firm, 2 years of 0 bonus and minimal pay riseI work at a small debt/corp fin boutique, been here c2 years. We've had quite a good year, closed several transactions (where I was instrumental to the execution process, 2 deals I largely ran on my own) that brought in a decent amount of fees. We've got a solid pipeline that...181 day 10 hours ago
+11AMA: Joined a top Hedge Fund out of undergradHey guys, Just made a new account - been primarily a lurker on these forums on my other account. <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> has been super useful to me, so I wanted to give back. There is a growing trend of buy-side jobs recruiting straight from...705 days 21 hours ago
+7The hardest Investment Banking interview you've ever donePersonally, as a student without much <abbr title="investment banking division ">IBD</abbr> experience I only have this one to share regarding an an off cycle interview for a <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> boutique. They...525 days 22 hours ago
+7Is work-life balance overrated?I've been thinking a lot about this lately. Work-life balance is something that I used to care a lot about but now am questioning that. Quick context. I currently work in finance for a mega tech firm out in the west coast. My work-life balance is fantastic: 45 hour workweeks, no work...484 days 3 hours ago
+7The real life sex dungeons of Wall StreetFascinating article [here]( from the Daily Beast about Howard Rubenstein, a prominent Wall Street millionaire who lured women to his secret Wall Street sex dungeon. Is this kind of behavior rampant on Wall...1815 hours 21 min ago
+8"Rich Uncles NNN REIT" Just wanted to say this has got to be the worst-named real estate company on earth. Worse than 'World Class Capital.' I feel bad for whoever takes this job...151 day 21 hours ago
+6Be a WSO Social Chair & Help Host WSO Meetups in Your City We've been getting more events going on lately (London, SF, Singapore, Dallas, Chicago) and want to keep the momentum going! We are looking for 1-2 <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> members in major cities across the world to be social chairs to help...1052 weeks 23 hours ago
+7Real Estate ResourcesHi, I was wondering if anyone on here had some good real estate resources / primers / articles they were willing to share? I'm looking for articles / resources that go a bit deeper than just scratching the surface of the topic. Whether it's retail, office, hotel, yield, yield...26 days 17 hours ago
+92017 Investment Banking Report: 8 Key Trends to Know<center><img src="" alt="" /></center> <br> Wall Street Oasis (WSO) released a detailed <a href="">2017...13 days 6 hours ago
+9The GOP's tax planHouse Republicans unveiled their tax plan today, and boy do I hate it. And I'm saying this as a conservative Republican who has never voted for a Democrat. The key components of the plan are as follows: 1. Federal tax bracket will be reduced from seven to four: 39.6%, 35%, 25%,...804 days 21 hours ago
+6Goals - 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...611 week 20 hours ago
+6The 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?...601 week 3 days ago
+8The tormented worldview of Ta-nehisi CoatesTa-nehisi Coates is a writer for The Atlantic and a pundit who skyrocketed to fame in recent years for his writings on race in America. He has been awarded a MacArthur genius grant and showered with effusive praise from the mainstream media and liberals alike. Coates is a powerful writer indeed....521 week 6 days ago
+6CataloniaThe U.S. Declaration of Independence on secession: *Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable than to...491 week 17 hours 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...471 month 3 weeks ago
+6Apocalyptic / 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...462 weeks 6 days ago
+6Which books gave you more clarity about life?Assuming bankers/fin folks do things beyond their job and <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, which books changed your thinking very starkly?451 week 4 days ago
+6Has 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...442 weeks 3 days ago
+8Office Hazing Stories? You guys have any good stories? My group doesn't do anything which is probably good in terms of HR but I've heard some decent ones from some of my friends: - One group makes all the interns dress like absolute clowns during the last week of their summer. Like tuxedos to the...382 weeks 1 day ago
+6Fraternities 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...363 weeks 4 days ago
+6Best Conversations You've Had With Bankers? What are some of the best informal conversations you've had with bankers at networking events, information sessions, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-networking-guide">informational interviews</a></span>, or other events?...301 week 2 days ago
+6JP 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...256 hours 17 min ago
+6How 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...211 day 23 hours ago
+5Do any bankers play any video games? If so which ones?Does anybody play any games for the Xbox 1 or the PS4? Does anyone play any shooting games, fighting games, racing games etc6446 min 22 sec ago
+5BNP Paribas Superday UpdateHas anyone who interviewed on campus for internships at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bnp-paribas">BNP</a></span> Paribas over the past week heard back to set up their superdays yet? Trying to get a sense of the timelines specifically...623 days 3 hours ago
+11Models, Bottles, and Playing Hard in Finance Finance attracts a lot of people who like to work hard and play hard. Financial professionals may work brutal hours and have to deal with high levels of pressure, but they also make lots of money, work prestigious jobs, and can afford to drop cash on nights out. So what are some of your...5219 hours 52 min ago
+6Would you rather interview with a man or a woman?Just curious on how everyone feels about being interviewed by either a man or a woman? I'm a younger male and feel like I tend to get along better with women in interviews.511 week 4 days ago
+5If you were to start all over again, what would you pursue and why?The title basically says it all. What would you do differently if you were freshly out of school today versus back when you started your career if your goal was just to make as much money or be successful as possible? Curious to hear from people on <abbr title="Wall Street...511 week 3 days ago
+5$10,000+ Bitcoin: How might it get there?In a recent [article](, UBS mentioned [quote] The relatively high volume of cryptocurrency turnover, against limited real-world use, suggests that many buyers are seeking speculative gain,...466 days 2 hours ago
+5Starting a small hedge fundNew user, co-founder of a 2-person small <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">Asset Management</a></span> firm utilizing a <span class='keyword_link'><a...336 days 38 min ago
+5AMA: A2A 2nd Yr BB Associate (Healthcare) Residing in SFA2A at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> with ~5yrs of experience in Healthcare Investment Banking coverage. Current focus...273 days 21 hours ago
+6Did I Make the Right Choice (Moelis v PJT)Some background: I'm an econ major at a target school, went through <abbr title="on campus recruiting ">OCR</abbr> last month, and was fortunate enough to land offers from <span class='keyword_link'><a...213 weeks 2 days ago
+5Dealing with Favoritism/Nepotism2nd year analyst here. Despite an above-average performance review (and likely another above average review this year), I'm finding it difficult to get the same opportunities as my colleagues. I graduated from a non-target and worked somewhere else for a year before joining my current...192 days 22 hours ago
+5AMA: Corporate Development at a Mid-Cap Pharma Company<abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> has been instrumental in helping me break into this role so I want to offer some of my insights to anyone else who's looking to break into the industry. Brief background: Graduated last December from a target school and...197 hours 2 min ago
+5AMA: Non-Target Engineer to BB IBDThere are usually a few threads on this every now & then, but I figured my story is unique enough that it may be useful for others that may find themselves in a similar position to themselves, or are just in search of a success story to give themselves confidence. I'm a senior who just...186 days 18 hours ago
+5Is Active Management Dead? For many in the investing community, the overwhelming rise in the popularity of index funds has raised serious doubts about the future of actively managed funds. Market trends over the past few years have indicated that the days of big-name active managers such as Peter Lynch may be over, thanks...152 weeks 4 days ago
+5Should we regulate tech platforms?Thoughts on this? The debate has been fueled by the recent Senate discussion about Russian manipulation of the US election results. From [Financial Times]( **Why we need to regulate tech platforms** [quote]Big tech companies...134 hours 25 min ago
+5HELP. If i do a deal with Harvard Business School Can I go to Harvard Business School? Hey guys. I work at a company recently got a meeting with Harvard Business School and it might be a deal. i want to go to Harvard Business School. I had a mediocre (3.0 in engineering) GPA at a state school. Is doing a business deal with harvard business school enough to get into...91 day 18 hours ago
+6End of Trump?Some close present / former trump associates got indited this morning, including campaign chairman Paul Manafort. How high up...666 days 1 hour ago
+4Shows and movies?I'm looking for some good shows or movies on Netflix or Hulu, I'm open to any suggestions. So far I've watched White Collar and The Office show wise. 632 weeks 1 day ago
+4Where is the compensation in banking? Is it worth taking a pay cut for the long-term prospects?I'm a little confused about compensation potential in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. I always planned on going into the field given how much you learn and the exit ops, but as I research more into the pay I'm starting to wonder if it's worth...541 week 3 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...444 weeks 23 hours ago
+10Gender in the workplace -- more regulation to come?Was reading up on some articles in response to another male leader coming under fire for long-ago claims of sexual harassment. With the intensifying of these stories, I'm betting that the response is intensifying too. Of course, most of the respondents are women and also self-proclaimed...442 weeks 3 days ago
+4NFL Hurting Papa John's Pizza SalesYou know the national-anthem controversy has reached it's limit when Papa John is involved. The founder of the pizza company *John Schnatter* is going after NFL commissioner *Roger Goodwell*. The article by Bloomberg quotes the CEO saying; [quote] “The NFL has hurt us by not...425 days 22 hours ago
+42018 Asset & Wealth Management Wealth Management Summer Analyst ProgramHello, This page will be used to engage with the wealth management <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> program at <span class='keyword_link'><a...421 day 15 min ago
+4Wisconsin is apparently shutting down their MBA program[quote]What we’re trying to do … is to strengthen our impact for our students and the greater community,” she said. “We have to do that by being relevant to the changes in the market.”[/quote] <a...351 week 6 days ago
+5Are you an asshole or a nice person?Are you objectively an asshole or a nice person? No need to sugar-coat. Would you rather be a nice asshole or an asshole nice person?351 week 5 days 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...334 weeks 19 hours ago
+4Working Abroad in Investment BankingHey all just wanted to get some advice from people about working in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division ">IBD</abbr></a></span>...232 weeks 1 day ago
+5What are the small things your colleague you sit next to does that makes you furious? Sitting 10+ hours a day next to someone can either be a curse or a blessing. Either way, there is bound to be some trivial thing he/she does that make you want to smash your head through your keyboard. I've encountered the sneeze on their their hand then use your keyboard colleague, the low...214 days 24 min ago
+4Best way to build your net worth in REIf you're trying to get into the hundreds of millions in net worth through real estate, how do you go about doing this? I was looking at a real estate companies financials today and saw that the owner had like 7 million in equity, and then there was non-controlling interest equity around 50...201 week 3 days ago
+4Why is CRE so underpaid at the entry level?I entered real estate for primarily one reason and that's because I really enjoy it and want a career in it and know that eventually if I work hard enough...I'll be financially fine. But sometimes its a little frustrating to work longer hours than my roommates, essentially have a...173 days 2 hours 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,...143 weeks 3 min ago
+4Really Worried :( - FT RecruitmentHey <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, just wondering if anyone else is in the same spot as me. Haven't received any 1st round interviews and I've been networking like hell. I come from a non-target and I'm starting to worry that there are no more...113 weeks 1 day ago
+4Stock 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...113 weeks 5 days ago
+4Private Equity Recruiting Guide'Tis the season... Saw just released new article, and reposting relevant parts here: **** Key tips: 1. Making a good early impression within your banking group is key (better staffings, recommendations to...91 week 1 day 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...48 months 2 weeks ago
+6A Meme for you Fellow BankersI thought you guys would enjoy this meme that some of us can relate with, our friend Chad is now a seasoned <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> banker. <img src="/files/styles/w800/public/inline/images/the_chad_ma.png?itok=_EOcyspV"...12 days 18 hours ago
+3Coolest on-campus job you've had or heard of?Hi guys, I'm a junior at an East Coast state school who just finished navigating the nontarget <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> recruiting process -- I was fortunate enough to secure an <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr>...491 week 5 days ago
+3Doctor thinking of exit opportunities Dear all, I am new to this community but not new to contemplating my exit from clinical medicine. I have been weighing pursing consulting or <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span>...436 days 18 hours ago
+3Texas 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 concentration403 weeks 6 days ago
+3Hours in Real EstateRE seems to have such a wide range in # of hours worked. For the people that are concerned about choosing a path with good work/life balance, I thought it'd be interesting to get a thread going with anecdotal cases of how many hours you work and what type of firm/position you are in....366 days 4 hours ago
+3JP Morgan Investment Banking October 16th Superdayhey, so <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span> notified people about their <span class='keyword_link'><a...352 weeks 2 days ago
+3What can I do with a master in finance?I'm a sophomore in a semi target school(Notre Dame), majoring in Applied Math and Econ, and wish to find a career in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking...351 week 2 days ago
+3dbAchieve 2018 Sophomore Program MegathreaddbAchieve is Deutsche's sophomore program. Applications for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/finance-development-programs-an-overview-of-acclerated-corporate-finance-careers-fldps">corporate finance</a></span> (IB) were due October 29th....3021 hours 18 min 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 extracurriculars294 weeks 1 day ago
+3JP Morgan CIB Risk First Round InterviewHey everyone, I completed my Hirvues for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span> a while back, and I heard yesterday that I will have a first round phone...283 hours 28 min ago
+3Answers to "why should we hire you?" questionHey guys, In a few interviews I've been asked "why should we hire you?" or "what distinguishes you from the other applicants?" They're tough questions but also pretty fair since they're getting at what's really the point of the interview to begin with....283 days 10 hours ago
+35-7 Day Fast: Who's In?I'm gearing up for a 5-7 day water fast starting Monday. Any of you boys down to join, keep each other accountable, and talk about how we're feeling like fruit cups as we go along?261 hour 47 min ago
+3Cowen 2018 Investment Banking Analyst ProgramI just heard back from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/cowen-group">Cowen</a></span> about ranking preferences for coverage/product/location. Has anyone else heard from them about the 2018 analyst program?251 min 45 sec ago
+3Tied Between Different Opportunities - Sports, Consulting, FinanceHi all, I'm in an interesting predicament. I am currently deciding between a couple offers and am from a target school (H/Y/P/W/S) as a senior: - Football Operations for an NFL Team (basically running analytics for player performance and help make drafting decisions, sports science...252 weeks 6 days ago
+3Would you work for a family office?3 years into my current gig at an equity L/S fund (started out of undergrad) that's getting hit with redemptions so I'm looking to get out ASAP. I am weighing a few options at the moment: (i) <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <abbr title="private...241 week 1 day ago
+5Was life, at least the fun and social aspect of it, supposed to have peaked in college?Outside of work, this has been a big theme for me and something that has occupied a great deal of my thoughts being in my 20s. I am still in my 20s so maybe an older soul can give more insight into all of this. While it seems like after college you start to make more money and become...242 hours 9 min ago
+3Small Energy Trading Prop Shop vs Management ConsultingSenior in college with a degree in physics from a large research university. I have an offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/accenture" target="_blank">Accenture</a></span> and <span...2418 hours 19 min ago
+3Private Wealth Management: Compensation and CultureI'm currently a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-private-wealth-management-PWM"><abbr title="private wealth management ">PWM</abbr></a></span> intern at MS and one of the SVP gave me a verbal...221 day 23 hours ago
+3B-school chances?Hey guys - want a second opinion on this. Former <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...211 week 6 days ago
+3What are your opinions on the "Fearless Girl" statue?So, what are your opinions on the "Fearless Girl" statue? Am I the only person that is sort of pissed off and think it's just a PR stunt?212 weeks 5 days ago
+3Best White Shirts?Looking to stock up on basic white dress shirts (for men). What are some good brands that are slim fit and affordable?201 week 2 days ago
+3Point of a Search Fund?My friend just took a search fund internship and I have no idea what they do. I’m guessing they do a lot of cold calling? He wants to get into private equity and I told him to apply for <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> internships since that might help. He...202 weeks 5 days ago
+3Public Finance Q'sHey everyone! I've been going through PF recruiting but haven't heard much from the Bulge Brackets and Boutiques. I see a lot of monkeys already have superdays and offers for various <span class='keyword_link'><a...202 weeks 1 day ago
+3My wife... successful business person ... saw enough answers on this one... now going to delete so as to maintain hidden identity. Thanks all for your opinions. 182 weeks 5 days ago
+3Forget excel models, just use a pocket calculator to do your valuations!I am interning with a boutique corporate advisory firm in an APAC emerging market when I saw this (peculiar?) incident: A client came in one morning looking to sell a majority stake in his private company. Being the eager beaver intern, I quickly started to look into the company's...173 weeks 3 days ago
+3What is the point of wearing a suit for a job that requires you to be on the phone only?If your job requires you to be on the phone all day, what is the point of looking professional and wearing a expensive suit to work everyday?171 day 2 hours ago
+3Schools most receptive to High GMAT low GPA combo?I'm wondering if there are any schools in particular that value super <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/gmat-pill-promo-code-333-off-gmat-prep-discount">gmat scores</a></span> over others. I know some schools are stat focused, but most seem to...161 week 6 days ago
+3The power of CFA.. What can I do?Hi guys, To introduce myself, I'm a recent financial engineering graduate and recently got my first job at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span> GB&M IT. I dont' really enjoy working in <span...161 week 6 days ago
+3How hard would it be to lateral into Investment Banking for FTIf you are at a relatively large bank doing corporate banking for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span>, how hard would it be to lateral full-time to investment banking within the same bank? And...161 week 1 day ago
+3Is age a problem in Investment Banking recruiting?Hi all, I'm currently 22 and studying sophomore year since I enrolled college at the age of 21. Semi-target, fair GPA 3.9, and one internship last summer at <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr>. (Initially I wanted to be a novelist so I spent two and a half year...164 days 4 hours ago
+3Has anyone heard back from BNP Paribas? Superday on 10/6Did anyone else who interviewed for an internal consulting role at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bnp-paribas">BNP</a></span> Paribas hear back yet about an offer? I had a <span class='keyword_link'><a...151 week 1 day ago
+3Houston Energy IB Rankings?Hey guys, there was a similar <a href="">post to this made in 2013</a>, but I'm wondering how energy coverage has shifted over the past 4 years. Which <span...142 weeks 16 hours 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...133 weeks 2 days ago
+3What is the point of doing private equity if you will be pushed out after two years to get an MBA?What is the point of doing private equity if you will be pushed out after two years to get an MBA? and then wind up as an associate when you could have just stayed in banking and be close to getting a VP promote? Am I totally confused about how this works? What am I missing?131 week 1 day ago
+3BB S&T vs BB AM - Sophomore Summer DecisionSo I'm a sophomore at a semi/non-target with offers from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span> IMD and <span class='keyword_link'><a...122 weeks 2 days ago
+3ECM / DCM - the hidden exit opp?I know that on this forum the discussion is generally about people wanting to get from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-equity-capital-markets-ECM"><abbr title="equity capital...125 hours 45 min 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...124 weeks 8 hours ago
+3AMA: Non Target to MBB Full Time Hey everyone. Thought I'd contribute back here and help out anyone who is struggling to break into a top consulting gig from a non-target. Came from a VERY non-target state school (UG) and recently accepted an offer from my top firm (an <span class='keyword_link'><a...113 weeks 21 hours ago
+3Piper Jaffray - NYC OfficeDoes anyone have insight into <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/piper-jaffray">Piper Jaffray</a></span>'s <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> office specifically? I think they cover HC, <span...102 days 20 hours ago
+3Best Way To Start Learning Quant Finance?Hi Monkeys, I recently caught the quantitative finance bug so it’s been a few days since my last post. Since catching this bug I’ve been trying to read and learn as much as I can on ways to practice quant finance - and I found tons of material. In fact, it’s so much material that I was...101 week 4 days ago
+3Citi Securities Service VS Barclays Equity Research. which one??<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> security service includes prime finance, futures clearing & collateral, custody&fund services and direct custody&clearing. Some groups include Delta one, securities...92 days 19 hours ago
+3So you want to work in CRE Debt? Here are the options... I'm currently taking a class thru NYU (RE Capital Markets) that has both blown my mind/gotten me particularly interested in debt. While I work in agency lending, I was completely unaware of both the complexity and career paths available within this part of the the industry (our last class...82 hours 4 min 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...82 weeks 1 day ago
+3Can Trump do a DCF?Here is a quote from Donald Trump in the latest Hannity interview. "The country — we took it over and owed over 20 trillion. As you know the last eight years, they borrowed more than it did in the whole history of our country. So they borrowed more than $10 trillion, right? And yet, we...83 weeks 2 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 help71 day 17 hours ago
+3Is it true that Private Equity requires more quantitative and technical skills, while Venture Capital is more qualitative? From what i'm reading online, i get the idea that the job in <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> involves more technical knowledge, working a lot with models, and having in general more quantitative skills to be applied. On the countrary, i seem to understand that...72 weeks 2 days ago
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+3What Banks Are Still Recruiting for SA 2018?Pretty sure most <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span>'s and EB's are done with <abbr title="summer analyst...62 weeks 21 hours ago
+3Doing a second pre-mba Associate stint at a larger PE firmI work at a lower <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> firm and am wondering if it is worth exploring this option once I finish my current program (2-3 years). Let's assume for the sake of the discussion...42 weeks 4 days ago
+3GS & JPM interviewsI have a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span> interview for a contract position next week and a <span class='keyword_link'><a...22 weeks 6 days ago
+3Learning how different REPE funds operate, raise, and deploy capitalI am looking to get more educated how REPE funds vary in the ways they raise and deploy capital. I encounter this on the high level with my current gig, but I am curious if anyone has information/white papers that gives a great overview of how a REPE fund operates. I would like to know enough...11 month 1 hour ago
+3WSO 12 year anniversary! November 2005 was when node #1, the (<a href="">About page</a>) was created. Big thanks to all that have been a part of it! Here's an infographic we posted during the 10 year...11 week 21 min ago
+2GOP wipeout in VirginiaRepublicans, there is no sugarcoating the VA election result tonight. We got CRUSHED. And there is zero, I mean zero, way to put a positive spin on the results. Let's review what happened and what this portends for the party going forward. Yes, VA is a fairly reliable Democratic...524 hours 38 min ago
+4Your top Europe vacation spotsI have 14 days in May to spend in Europe. I plan to fly from <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> to London (Day 0). If you only had 14 days to spend, where would you go? I am fine with paying for any necessary flights, trains, etc. so that's not an issue.4919 hours 15 min ago
+2Bulge Bracket Trading in Government BondsHow similar are <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> roles in <abbr title="bulge brackets ">BBs</abbr> in government bond trading to that you would do as a fixed income PM in...393 days 8 hours ago
+2HSBC HKHas anyone heard back after completing the situational assessment? I know applications close on the 22nd. 351 day 13 hours ago
+2Sexual Harassment at Work - Will It End?Harvey Weinstein recently joined the club of executives getting accused of sexually harassing women at work. Apparently his victims include **Gwyneth Paltrow** and **Angelina Jolie**. What a guy. In response, an article came out a few days ago titled "Experts: Workplace sexual harassment...355 hours 2 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...343 weeks 2 days ago
+2About to get fired as an Intern, please help!!!Dear <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, I'm getting into big troubles now. So I'm a rising Junior at a non-target interning for couple FAs at a <span class='keyword_link'><a...251 week 6 days ago
+2Bad time to be an international? Heard that B4 are not hiring international students with one year OPT/no extension any more, which is more than frustrating. To someone who really wanna pursue a career in consulting, it seems not possible anymore. I am working on my master degree in social science at a top engineering...253 weeks 1 day ago
+2What 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...242 weeks 2 days ago
+2Dress code 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...232 weeks 2 days ago
+2What could stop Amazon's growth?[quote]**** Inc. is tapping some of the biggest athletic-apparel suppliers to make a foray into private-label sportswear, according to people familiar with the matter, setting the stage for further upheaval in an already-tumultuous industry.[/quote] According to a...222 weeks 2 days ago
+2Biking to my job in Chicago- Need input from the Chicago monkeysHey everyone- I've accepted a job at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> firm in Chicago- I'm looking at housing and would like to know your guys' input. I have two...221 week 3 days ago
+2Offer 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...212 weeks 5 days ago
+2Simple model won't balance. Would love some expert adviceHi, I am trying to practice my modeling abilities by creating a simplified model for ARII. I am not trying to recreate a copy-cat of the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-10K">10k</a></span> FS, but roll things up...218 hours 17 min ago
+2Shortlisted 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...203 weeks 6 days ago
+2HSBC Markets HirevueJust received an invitation for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span> markets hirevue, anyone has experience with this? Is it mostly behavioral or some technical as well? Thanks201 day 5 hours ago
+2How 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...202 weeks 6 days ago
+2Seeking advice (boutique Investment Banking)Hi all, I'm seeking some career advice and thought this might be the place to ask. Background: California Target School (UCLA, USC, CAL). Currently working at a "boutique" investment bank in CA. Despite it being a boutique, I believe the credentials of my senior bankers...191 week 4 hours ago
+2Any Crazy CFA Success Stories?With officially less than a month until the <abbr title="Chartered Financial Analyst ">CFA</abbr> L1 in December, I'm sipping on a beer with the Standards of Practice in hand on a Friday evening. I've taken the LSAT before, but building confidence for this beast...185 hours 30 min ago
+26 months after starting and still no clientI've been at my current firm for 6 months and am still on the bench. This is my first job out of college and I am beyond frustrated, feeling as though my career growth has been stunted. FWIW, I am on the public sector/federal consulting side of the business, where things admittedly move...185 hours 49 min ago
+2WSO Mobile Offers: Text "WSO" to 38470 and get...181 year 4 months ago
+2Next Generation Comp - Is it Worth it?Was just reading a comment about models and bottles etc. and got to thinking about comp. I'm doing ok (own my penthouse apartment, nice investment account), but I got into banking after the GFC, and the glory days of 2.0x bonuses for junior bankers were already gone. Senior bankers...172 weeks 6 days ago
+2How difficult is it to get into Deloitte Monitor O&S and PwC Strategy consulting?How difficult do you think it is to get into either of them? And how do they compare with each other in terms of competitiveness and pay/prospects? and also, any thoughts on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers"...161 week 3 days ago
+2What (Apps) do you use for To Dos?I used Wunderlist, Todoist and simple notepad in the past, but still struggle to find the best option. How do you keep track of your To Dos?161 week 6 days ago
+2Eminem'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,...153 weeks 6 days ago
+2The right time to lateral?**BACKGROUND:** I have been at a Credit Rating Agency (Moody's, S&P, Fitch, etc.) for four months. I started straight out of undergrad as an Associate Analyst (comparable to an analyst in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> or associate in <span...152 weeks 1 day ago
+2Math or Engineering Undergrad for a Quant?Hey everyone, Trying to decide where to apply for undergrad right now. I really like STEM (especially math and chem), so that's why I was reading up a bit about quant jobs on Wall Street. Obviously I know it's pretty unlikely to land a quant job right out of undergrad, but...142 weeks 7 hours ago
+2Healthcare Rollup StrategyHi All, I recently left my <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> gig to try something more entrepreneurial. I built a thesis around rolling up certain assets in the healthcare industry that trade at low multiples (3-5x) which can be leveraged easily and can trade at up...141 hour 55 min ago
+2GPA drop after accepting offer of Big Four ConsultingI got the offer with my transcript that looked good without the last semester when the hiring was conducted. But I am having a huge trouble with one 1-credit technical class and it's not required so it won't affect graduation. I think I am gonna fail that one as the duration of the...131 week 2 days ago
+2Best housing choice for incoming Investment Banking analyst?Hi everyone, So, I'm an incoming <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> analyst with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...132 weeks 3 days ago
+2Is 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...133 weeks 6 days ago
+2HSBC Job SimulationHas anyone done their job simulator for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span>? could you possibly tell me what does it entail? Thanks132 days 2 hours ago
+2UK Full time recruiting thread Is anyone here also applying to firms in the UK? Interviews decision should come out in a week or so for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and...134 hours 6 min ago
+2Porn addiction Hello, I think I have a problem with porn. I am masturbating almost everyday even when I am really tired or when I should do others important things such as the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/gmat-pill-promo-code-333-off-gmat-prep-discount">gmat...122 days 7 hours ago
+2Accenture vs F10 Strategy InternshipHey all, I'm a university junior looking to pursue consulting full-time (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG ">MBB</abbr></a></span>). Right now,...122 days 19 hours ago
+2Real Estate Investment Interview Thank YouJust finished up a final four interview with a RE investment and development firm. I'm looking to make a lasting impression with the follow-up email. What are the things that I absolutely should or should not include, it is a smaller shop so the role would be an associate one and wearing...121 week 1 day ago
+2How do business schools view entrepreneurship experience?I'm interested in potentially getting a top 15-20 <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> and it's quite possible that a substantial amount of my resume at the time of applications will be real estate entrepreneurial experience. It seems that...122 days 43 min ago
+2Difference between GSAM and other IM/HF firms? What's the difference between <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> asset mgmt and other firms like Hedge funds and investment mgmt firms? From its website, it says that...111 week 1 hour ago
+2Breaking into Sales & Trading? There's a ton of advice out there on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> about breaking into investment banking, in terms of majors, target GPA, classes, internships, etc. What advice would you guys have for undergraduate students considering prospective...116 days 22 hours ago
+22018 UK Target Uni - MSc - for FO jobs: put your POV2018 guide (obviously based on my experience and from various rankings) TARGET: Oxbridge, <abbr title="London School of Economics ">LSE</abbr>, <abbr title="London Business School ">LBS</abbr>, IBS STRONG SEMI: Warwick, UCL SEMI: Cass,...1119 hours 56 min ago
+2Preparation for upcoming IB Off-cycle InternshipI have scored myself an off-cycle internship this upcoming January at a well-respected boutique with very strong top management. Its imperative for me that I come out of this with a full-time offer. I have about two months until it begins and want to prepare as much as possible to be...1118 hours 11 min ago
+2HFF 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...112 weeks 5 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...113 days 10 hours ago
+2S&T desks and inventory riskWhich <abbr title="Sales and Trading ">S&T</abbr> desks (which asset classes) have the most inventory risk and therefore have more ability to trade and not just live off commissions? 119 hours 29 min ago
+2Top Venture Capital in NY?Anyone know which are the top <abbr title="venture capital ">vc</abbr> firms in new york? largest by team size or aum? Or any reputable <abbr title="venture capital ">VC</abbr> firm that hires analyst/associates113 days 2 hours ago
+3Evaluating Two Different OptionsHow do you folks think about Bain Capital Credit (Sankaty) vs Top Restructuring Groups (PJT/Laz)? I'm asking to contribute to a discussion between some people I know. Here's some more context: Quality of Work: Bain wins out due to being more interesting (investing vs banking),...102 weeks 2 days ago
+2Recommended resources for engineer moving to IB with no finance background?I'm an engineering student with no background in finance, and just got accepted into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. What resources/knowledge/skills/websites etc would you recommend to make up for this lack of finance background, to help me succeed on...101 week 6 days ago
+2How is TA Associates and CVC - LondonCan anyone comment on the below for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/ta-associates" target="_blank">TA Associates</a></span> and CVC: - Lifestyle / Culture - Type of fund (TA more like a <abbr title="venture...103 weeks 20 hours ago
+2Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Summer Analyst Program 2018I applied for this internship about a month ago and according to the application portal, my app is still under review. I was wondering if anyone else had applied/gotten interviews or offers yet, and when?101 week 7 hours ago
+2Finance Rotational Program for BB or FP&A for Highly-Regarded Tech Company?I am an undergraduate finance student and have opportunities to work in Financial Development Rotational Programs for two out of the 4 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...102 weeks 1 day ago
+2Citi NYC or BAML NYC for S&T summer internship?Hi everyone, just got offers from both <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> and <span class='keyword_link'><a...102 weeks 3 days ago
+2Interview 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?93 weeks 8 hours ago
+2MM IB - Name vs CityI'm deciding between several <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> analyst offers, and am stuck choosing between the bank and the cities these...93 weeks 1 day ago
+2MM IB Associate - Common Exit Opps?All, I've done quite a bit of digging through archives on here and founds bits and pieces, but have not seen a complete thread on what common exit opportunities look like for post-MBA <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> Associates, primarily at the <abbr...93 weeks 2 days ago
+2How do Gleacher Shacklock compare to other firms? (London)Hey all, I know this forum is for the US but we don't really have anything similar in the UK. Basically, as the title says, I wonder if anyone has insight into how well regarded <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/gleacher"...91 week 2 days ago
+2What's Left for FLDPs?Senior at an extreme non target here, gotten some interviews for F100 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/finance-development-programs-an-overview-of-acclerated-corporate-finance-careers-fldps"><abbr title="Finance Leaderships Development...92 hours 21 min ago
+2Looking for Career Advice (3+ Years)Hey <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, I recently transitioned out of fund accounting and landed a role as an acquisitions analyst in a small real estate firm. From what I've read here and elsewhere, this is somewhat of an unique position. The firm does...91 week 15 hours ago
+2Mid-career move or did I ruin my Life?So, I'm at a crossroads: I started my career as a low level associate in wealth management (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...93 weeks 4 days ago
+2Is it possible to get a full-time job at a BB in NY if you intern at a BB in Hong Kong junior summer?I received an offer from a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> that I'd love to work for for junior <span...91 week 6 days ago
+2Lazard Online tests 2018All, Has somebody by chance experience regarding the Verbal Reasoning test of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/lazard">Lazard</a></span> in London (<span class='keyword_link'><a...82 weeks 5 hours ago
+2Any insights on Macquarie S&T?I'm likely to receive an offer at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/macquarie-group-limited-abn" target="_blank">Macquarie</a></span> for a rotational <abbr title="Sales and Trading ">S&T</abbr>...81 day 7 hours ago
+2Resignation by the end of probation period (PE job)Hi everyone! I am in a relatively difficult situation to assess and would appreciate if I could get some help from fellow members who might have been through something similar. I am Senior Associate in a very large fund that I joined a few months ago. The job is great and there is no...81 week 4 days ago
+2Anyone interview with JBG SmithCurious what questions they ask in interviews. Would love to know experience of working there as well.76 days 3 hours ago
+2Starting Own Deals: Partnership Structure Question Hey guys--I'm in the process of starting to do my own deals with one other partner. Generally speaking, we complement one another well and I want to be fair in creating an appropriate partnership structure. I have a good network in my market and believe I will be able to leverage a...73 days 8 hours ago
+2How to develop critical thinking abilityI answer too quickly during interviews, blurt out things rather. I know I should think before answering, but mostly fail to do so, the end result being that the answers I give don't seem to be structured well. How do I develop thinking on my feet ability and answer questions which are...73 days 58 min ago
+2Can someone answer these questions I got in a Corporate Finance test for a M&A Boutique?Hello, I was invited to take a test for an <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> boutique. I had a doubt regarding 2 multiple choice questions. 1) The price to book value ratio is a helpful valuation when examine companies: a) That have primarily...73 days 11 hours 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...74 weeks 1 day ago
+2What to do between high school and Uni?Just finished off all my exams for the end of high school. Now I have 4 months to do whatever (I will be working as well) but are there things you guys recommend to help me professionally, personally and I guess in general? I'm interested in markets if that helps as well.72 days 27 min ago
+2Thoughts on Macquarie Infra PE SA over regular IB SA?I got a summer offer in infrastructure private equity with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/macquarie-group-limited-abn" target="_blank">Macquarie</a></span> Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) in New York. What are some...72 weeks 1 day ago
+2Advice on moving from AM to Venture CapitalHi - I am a 1st year <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">Asset Management</a></span> analyst at a large <abbr title="asset management ">AM</abbr> firm in New York (<span...74 days 22 hours ago
+2Applying in Spring w/ 4.0 or November w/ 3.5 ?So I'm a sophomore at a semi-target, economics major (Will change to finance next fall), involved in the school's investing club, social chair for a school org and have participated in a sort-of stock pitch competition. I'm looking for a summer and if possible spring internship...61 hour 49 min ago
+2Research Analyst - Entry Level Hello All, I have a phone interview next week for a research analyst position at a big firm (JLL, CBRE, Cushman). The main point is to explain my skills and experiences, I was a finance & real estate major and have interned on a residential real estate team. This would be my first real...61 week 6 days ago
+230 year old with military and civilian WEHello everyone, I spent 5 years as an officer in the army, as well as 1.5 years after I got out doing the same thing I did in the army for a private government contractor company that worked with the military overseas - contract was only 18 months. I will be 30 upon matriculating at a...63 days 5 hours ago
+3Waitlisted at MBBSo yesterday, I recieved notification that I was waitlisted from my top <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG ">MBB</abbr></a></span> choice. Anyone have any...61 week 2 days ago
+2Plan B: Geography vs firm size?Hi all, Was planning my next moves in case the current full time recruiting falls through for me. Ideally I would like to move to London and work at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr...62 weeks 5 days ago
+2Citi vs Credit Suisse? (s&t summer internship)pros & cons of either one? have offers at both edit: I have no preferences about desk 61 week 2 days ago
+2Three things a rugby team can teach about organizational culture**Saracens** are currently the strongest rugby union team across Europe: based in London, they have been dominating the other UK and French teams (and Italian ones, of course) in the last few years. Last year they won the British championship and the European trophy. And according to a recent...66 days 8 hours ago
+2Will "quanty" bankers have an advantage? Hi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">wso</abbr>, I would really appreciate your opinions about a talk i had with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JP</abbr>...61 week 8 hours ago
+2Best Real Estate Finance Course Online?I am looking to get into real estate development but have a minimal knowledge in real estate finance. I am aware that in order to enter the field a satisfactory knowledge of real estate finance is necessary. What is the best course I can take online that will provide me the necessary real estate...61 day 8 hours ago
+2End of Year Bonus I am a junior investment analyst at a small hedge fund (~50M AUM). I joined the fund since May after finishing my master in finance. My base is 60k plus 10-100% bonus according to the contract. The fund had a good year so far with 22% return. Any guess how much I would get for the end of year...64 days 5 hours ago
+2How hard is it to break into investment banking from McCombs? I am currently a junior in high school with a good GPA, rank, and SAT score in Houston. I think that I could get into McCombs or even BHP if I tried. I do not want to travel far away to an ivy school. I also don't know if I could get in. I was also thinking about going into medicine...62 days 16 hours ago
+2 How many hours do traders work at top HFT firms (KCG, Optiver, Jump, Flow Traders, etc)?Just wondering how many hours do traders work in these firms, I didn't find much on internet. Anyone here has some experience to share?61 week 6 days ago
+2Cain Brothers and KeybankThoughts on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/cain-brothers" target="_blank">Cain Brothers</a></span>? Good firm to work at? Exit opps for analysts? How does Keybank acquisition affect it?51 day 14 min ago
+2Bulge Bracket Drug TestRecently accepted an offer at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge bracket</a></span> in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> for next summer, and I wanted to find out if...51 day 5 hours ago
+2CISI Certificate in Corporate Finance - worth it? Hey fellow monkeys, I'm considering to start the CISI certificate in corporate finance. ( ) Does anyone have experience with this one? You think is worth to spend some time...51 week 3 days ago
+2What role do consultants get hired into at BC Partners?Someone today was telling me that BC is a consultant friendly shop. I am trying to get a sense for if they are one of the firms that hires consultants to do operational work, or if they are a fund where consultants are regular associates insofar as they're not precluded from deal team track.51 week 2 days ago
+2Ares Credit / Direct Lending - NYWhat do you guys think about this team as far as credit exit opps go from IB? Seem to be the domiate direct lender in the space but curious what this forum's thoughts are on the group. Pay seems to be comparable if not better than what ive heard first year <abbr title="private...51 hour 45 min ago
+2Are all big banks done filling up their summer analyst class?Is it even worth it to apply to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span>? Have all the <abbr title="summer analyst...55 hours 4 min ago
+2Starting 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...53 weeks 2 days ago
+2League of Legends?ANY of y'all play it??? hehe 51 week 3 days ago
+2UC San Diego transfer to NYU????Currently a Junior at UC San Diego Majoring in Economics I understand UC San Diego isn't a target school and I am serious about securing a job in the Investment Banking field even if it means an extra year of school. Would anyone recommend transferring to NYU as a junior??? (By doing so I...53 weeks 4 days ago
+2Entry Level Question: Property Manager to Real Estate Investment side. How to transfer?Hi guys, I was an Property Manager in a local family real estate trust company in Encinitas, CA since I graduated last June, the job was really interesting because my boss was one of the world's greatest commodity trader who likes to keep a very low profile. So getting to work and learn...53 weeks 8 hours ago
+2Breaking into MegaFund from non target BB groupI was just wondering if anyone had ant advice/ experience on the feasibility of breaking into a <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> Megafund (<span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...520 hours 43 min ago
+2Difference between (Senior) Finance Business Partner vs FP&A Manager?Currently working in Group FP&A, most of my interaction is with Heads of FP&A (Directors etc) & other Divisional FP&A managers or various Group managers/directors etc of corporate / HQ departments. Sometimes on specific projects the Head of a Product Line/Project will loop...51 week 3 days ago
+2DRW Analyst? Hi, so I recently received a Quantitative Trading Analyst full-time offer from DRW. Because I'm not as familiar with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> compensation, can I ask what is the...43 days 17 hours ago
+2PST prep material reviewHi guys, As a little background, I'm coming from a technological field and I have just finished up my <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> degree. I began researching about consulting industry a few months ago and sent off my CV for <span...419 hours 11 min ago
+2Move to consulting with non-business backgroundHey guys, I've been researching on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">management consulting</a></span> lately and felt quite interested in the field. However, the problem is I don't have any background...43 days 14 hours ago
+2Advice for College Student Seeking Career in CREHello, I am a student at Temple University (non-target) in Philadelphia. I am double majoring in finance and real estate and want to work as a commercial real estate broker. I have five semesters to go including this one so I still have two summers to secure an internship. I need advice on...43 weeks 21 hours ago
+2Thoughts on northwestern? (Please help)Currently debating EDing to northwestern, but if its not a target then I dont wanna lock myself in. If I work hard as an econ major can I get into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> in NYC?42 weeks 1 day ago
+2What I learnedPartner at a multi-billion fund here. My 2 cents. - People skills > Technical skills - Smart assholes > smart nice guy wise and banging hot chicks wise - Smart assholes < smart nice guy happiness wise and great life partner-wise - Extrovert >...41 week 6 days ago
+2Boutique Summer Analyst ExperienceWhat can we expect for our <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> experience at an <abbr title="elite boutique ">EB</abbr> (EVR/LAZ/<span class='keyword_link'><a...31 week 2 days ago
+2Advice on how to prep for FT Hi guys - I am going to be starting at an <abbr title="elite boutique ">EB</abbr> next year (did a <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer...33 weeks 9 hours ago
+2Management consulting books for college students?Hi everyone. I'm a third-year student in the UK and I'm planning to apply for a summer consulting internship next year in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and...33 days 14 hours ago
+2Real Estate Finance Certificate..waste of money?First off, not expecting a certificate to be a miracle worker..just trying to get some advanced learning and show some initiative on my resume. Also, the certificate I am looking it, you can transfer credits if you decide to do the Masters or can transfer to possibly another school in...32 hours 16 min ago
+2is northwestern a target?(please help)hs student debating where to ED. If northwestern isnt a target i dont wanna lock myself in, but I do think I have a good shot ED. If I apply myself as an econ major will i get a banking gig in NYC?32 weeks 5 days ago
+2WSO New York Happy Hour: Friday, 11/17, 7:00pm @5th and MadHappy autumn to all! This November's <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> happy hour will be a bit different--Friday night instead of our usual Wednesday or Thursday! Swing by and enjoy a few drinks with fellow finance professionals and <abbr title="Wall...39 hours 34 min ago
+2What defines a solid GRE score?So I have received a bunch of resumes for some upcoming interviews I have to handle for the local office of my firm (in Asia). It seems a good number of resumes have listed their GRE scores instead of a GMAT or an SAT, which I assume is because they are looking in parallel at graduate programmes...33 days 17 min ago
+2first round RE PE junior interviewHi all, I have been invited to a first round telephone interview with a real estate private equity fund one of the big ones e.g. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Blackstone</a></span>, <span...22 weeks 1 day ago
+2Info/Advice on EY's TAS OTS Group? I recently got an offer for EY's Operational Transaction Services group within their TAS division, and wanted to learn more about the general job progression, salary, as well as potential exit opps. It seems like a lot of good exposure to consulting on <abbr title="mergers and...23 days 1 hour ago
+2Why is PJT so Highly RatedWas bored at work today and ran a Factset screen for a few of the <abbr title="elite boutiques ">EBs</abbr> to see how they're doing. To my surprise, PJT has only 19 <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> deals (with 6 undisclosed...23 weeks 2 days ago
+2Goldman Sachs RMD Superday 10/26/16Hey guys, I recently was invited to a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">super day</a></span> for Goldman's 2018 Summer Analyst position with the US Real Estate & Loan <span class='keyword_link'><a...22 weeks 1 day ago
+2Do any bankers eat food? If so what food I saw a post about whether or not bankers play video games, and wonder the same with food. If you do eat food, what is it? Chicken, steak, broccoli, etc? 21 hour 41 min ago
+2looking for advice as recent graduateHi everyone, Finally joined this forum after continuously being directed to threads for answers when searching on google. So, I'm looking for advice on possible avenues to get into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> or similar (preferably <abbr...23 weeks 3 days ago
+2The Economist 2017 MBA rankings...are they stupid or something?Harvard at 3rd, Stanford at 5th, UCB Haas after UCLA, Columbia at 9th place. Are they freaking retarded? I feel like the <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> and Economist just troll f**k out of the applicants. It's unbelievable. No matter what method you use, you just...220 hours 15 sec ago
+2Where should I apply for an internship?I’m at finance major in New York City. I’m in my senior year of college but I’m going to stay an extra semester. I believe I have yet to achieve a finance related internship due to my low GPA (2.7). Can anyone give me some advice? Thank You22 weeks 2 days ago
+2J.P. Morgan We See Ability Summer Analyst Program Has anyone participated or knows about the "We see Ability Summer Analyst Program" by <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span>? I have an invitation for...23 days 2 hours ago
+2Renewable Energy Financial Modeling Courses / Books / WebsitesAny recommendations for courses / books / websites on Renewable Energy (Solar / Wind) <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">financial modeling</a></span>?21 week 5 hours ago
+2Off Cycle Full Time HiringI was wondering if anyone could provide some color on which banks (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> or MM) participate in...22 weeks 6 days ago
+2Minor/ Major selection (Canada)I am thinking about doing a major in either finance or some form of economics, as well as a major or minor in applied math or stats. Which one of these combinations would be most beneficial to breaking into finance? My dream job would probably be in <abbr title="private...13 weeks 1 hour ago
+2Modelling Quarterly or Monthly Growth Rate to Get a Certain Annual Growth RateLet's say I have a quarterly model that starts from a year of actuals that is stagnant (no quarterly growth): Q1-Y1: 250 Q2-Y1: 250 Q3-Y1: 250 Q4-Y1: 250 Y1 total: 1000 Now if I want the revenue to grow by 10% annually, but with a quarterly model, that's 2.4% quarterly, so for...13 weeks 45 min ago
+2Relevant Technological Skills for Future in AMHey guys, so I've been reading at work a lot lately about the future of automation and the implications for the investment management industry. As we all know, jobs are and will be at stake in the future because of increased cost pressures on <abbr title="asset...13 weeks 1 day ago
+2Food Hall Models (Indoor and Outdoor)Due to overwhelming demand by <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> members seeking to improve the quality of grocery shopping for people worldwide, I've attached the two models I have. One is for an indoor market and the other is outdoor. Highly recommend...11 week 5 days ago
+2GS background check (experienced hire) I have been in the work force for about 2.5 years, so when I submitted my resume to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span>, I did not list my GPA. Also during...12 weeks 6 days ago
+2Credit Suisse SMG InterviewHello everyone, I'm invited to onsite interview for Quantitative Off-cycle within <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/credit-suisse">Credit Suisse</a></span> Systematic Market Making Group. This intern consists of conception of models and...12 weeks 5 days ago
+2KPMG Offer Timeline I interviewed with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/kpmg">KPMG</a></span>'s financial risk management group last week as an "experienced hire". I got an e-mail from the recruiter saying that I did well and the group would...12 weeks 3 days ago
+2Morgan Stanley Profit rose 12 percent in 3Q17[MS ]( the list of other major banks on declining trading revenue, as it saw an 8% decline for 3Q17. The bank, on the other hand, saw its profit grow to 12% YoY, mainly due to the strong performance of its wealth management division and higher investment banking...13 weeks 2 days ago
+2Does Jefferies have access to Box?Just wondering per the title if <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jefferies-company">Jefferies</a></span> has access to Box, as in the secure file sharing service. 13 weeks 2 days ago
+2Portfolio Level Software / ModelingDo any of your firms use any type of portfolio modeling software outside of excel models for fund level modeling? 11 month 8 hours ago
+2Does anyone know Da Vinci Derivatives?It's a prop firm located in Amsterdam, I didn't find anything on glassdoor or somewhere else because they are like 10 people. Starting salary is 60k + bonus so it seems quite good. Is it safe or it's a scam?13 weeks 2 days ago
+2Sales Story TimeThere are many people on Wall Street Oasis who are in Sales and Trading. I know Sales specifically can lead to many interesting interactions. What is one story that you guys found really interesting or different from the rest? 11 week 3 days ago
+2Selling STC Series 7 Book and Practice ExamsLuckily passed my <span class='keyword_link'><a href="">Series 7</a></span> this past Saturday and am looking to offload my STC book and access to the online STC practice exams which I have...13 weeks 2 days ago
+2Credit Suisse GCM 10/20 Superday Hi All, I realize that it is still a bit early, but I thought it would be beneficial to start a thread discussing whether anybody has heard back from the 10/20 GCM <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> for <abbr...12 weeks 2 days ago
+2October Economic ReportThe economic report of October is just around the corner. There has been strong economic growth for the past few years, but with the recent report of September not looking too good will this transfer over to October. According to this article...12 weeks 6 days ago
+3Little Known Secret to Start Angel InvestingIn today’s post, I’m going to share an extremely valuable insight which I came across while listening to [The Meb Faber Show]( podcast; in particular, [episode...12 weeks 3 days ago
+2WSO Contest 10/18/17 - Win a Free WSO TshirtTry 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"...12 weeks 1 day ago
+2Have You Ever Screwed Up a Deal?Hello monkeys!! Been a while since I posted! So a friend of mine forwarded this interesting [article ]( Forbes to me. I'll give you guys a quick snippet: [quote] ...11 week 6 hours ago
+2Multifamily loansIf I wanted to learn about all of the different loan programs and financing techniques used in the in the multifamily jndustry where would I go. I know about all of the industry publications like multifamily housing news, etc, but I want to dig into these loan programs and get a deeper...12 weeks 2 days ago
+2BlackRock Founders scholarship (ICB) - Relationship ManagementHello all, Would anyone who has experienced a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/blackrock" target="_blank">BlackRock</a></span> Founders scholarship final round interview in New York care to share their experience? I was...11 month 2 hours ago
+2FRM challenge - free online testHey everyone, If you're prepping for the upcoming FRM exam, check out this free FRM test: You'll get a comparative report at the end of the test as well. Onward, RiskManager31611 week 5 hours ago
+2Any firms still recruiting?Hi everyone!! I have been applying to many investment banking firms ranging from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> to...11 week 3 days ago
+3Is being "on hold" at BAML for S&T really unlikely?What does the waitlist process generally look like at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch"><abbr title="Bank of America Merrill Lynch ">BAML</abbr></a></span>? I know it is generally...14 weeks 1 day ago
+2Stifel Reputation?Looking to learn more about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/stifel-nicolaus-and-company-inc">Stifel</a></span>. Does anyone have any current opinions or info? Word on culture or exit ops? Much of the current content on here seems pretty...11 week 1 day ago
+2Investing in Parking Spaces?[Story:]( "Buying individual parking spaces is a little known but extremely appealing real estate play for small investors like Ms. Jones. The obvious selling...13 days 2 hours ago
+2Amazon vs. Google: The Race to your HomeYou've probably heard of Alexa, the gentle-mannered AI voice assistant that powers the Amazon Echo. If you ask me, the Echo is pretty sweet. There's nothing better than being able to get dressed every morning and get my briefing on the weather for the day. And at the end of the day...13 weeks 7 hours ago
+2Person who Interviewed You who Turned out ChillI recall while interviewing, some people I spoke to seemed like dicks. But when actually working with them, they were a lot better. Anyone have similar experience? Do people just generally like to be mean to interviewees?13 weeks 4 hours ago
+2Damn SpammersI'm sick and tired of being sick and tired of these spammers - I thought this was a safe space where I didn't have to be told about some secret male formula or witch doctor. What gives? Is that you Russia? 12 weeks 4 days 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...13 weeks 2 days ago
+2Business Development Comp in PE?What is the comp range for business development associates at well known <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> private equity firms in medium-high cost of living cities?13 weeks 3 hours ago
+2Houston Energy PE Exits to NYCI'm currently at a non-top <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> in the Houston energy group. What do my exits to <abbr...01 day 2 hours ago
+4Close Calls: What are some times you dodged a potentially life altering bullet?My drunken Uber conversation tonight lead to what I found to be a very compelling story, told by the Uber driver. He was an extremely well-spoken man with great wit and we ended up having a pretty in-depth conversation about finance jobs and financial markets. Like many Uber drivers, this...312 hours 45 min 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...252 weeks 1 day ago
+2What size are your slacks?Just for fun, let's get a thread going and see who the real gorillas (and likewise, anorexic monkeys) lurking on here are. Would be helpful to post your age/height/weight as a reference. FYI: according to the CDC, avg US adult male (20+) has a size 40 waist. Oh my. Depending on brand,...213 weeks 5 days ago
+2Questions from a Finance Major that does't go to a top tier schoolHey everyone! I just want to start off by saying to please excuse my ignorance, if any, in this post. I’m trying my hardest to learn the ropes. I currently am a junior transfer at DePaul University in Chicago.majoring in finance. As bad as this may sound my ultimate end goal is to make a lot...201 day 4 hours ago
+2New analyst: How do I get noticed by management?I just started with a <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <abbr title="private equity real estate ">PERE</abbr> firm - which is a dream job of mine. Some background: I graduated from a "non-target" state school I have internship...191 day 4 hours 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...193 weeks 6 hours ago
+1Why do I keep hearing these people who claim to know nothing in interviews got the jobs?I have failed 3 interviews so far this recruitment season and have another one waiting to hear back (not hopeful). I keep hearing people in the same interviews as me claim that they didn't know a lot of the questions that came up, they didn't finish their bloody tests, they bluffed the...193 weeks 6 days ago
+1Real Estate Modelling - Asset Class NuancesApologies if there is a similar thread somewhere else, I have searched but can't seem to find anything comprehensive. I was wondering if anyone would be able to provide insight into the main nuances of different asset classes when it comes to modelling? I come from a multifamily...186 days 17 hours 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...183 weeks 23 hours ago
+1Heels or No HeelsThey say that women look smart in heels especially if they are in the workplace. What's the connection of heels to a woman's appearance? Just curious to know your answers.173 hours 43 min ago
+1JP Morgan MMBSICan anyone provide insight into <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JP</abbr> Morgan</a></span>'s MMBSI (middle market banking & specialized industries)...173 days 3 min ago
+2Non-Traditional Background - How'd you get your foot in the door?I'm a junior at a non-target (3.96 GPA, Honors Finance Program, Double major in Finance & RE w/ honors concentration) and I only got 4 first-round interviews during recruitment. Two of which required some dumb luck because I just applied through the company Website. One was w/ a...171 week 1 day ago
+1No Job Luck - Advice?Howdy Monkeys, I am a May '17 Grad from a Big 12 school in TX looking to start my career in Houston, Austin, or Dallas. All of my networking has been in Houston, and I seem to have cast a pretty good net. However, I am not having any luck finding a job. I have a strong resume followed...171 week 2 days ago
+1Construction management feesNeed your advice: we are raising equity for a multifamily development project where the developer is also the construction manager. Total project cost is $70m. The developer is asking for a developer fee of 4% of total costs. In addition, he is asking for a construction management fee of 5% of...162 days 6 hours ago
+1Post-MBA PE/Buyside Recruiting from Wharton (with megafund background)Hi guys - Can folks help me get a sense of what post-MBA buyside recruiting looks like at Wharton (and Columbia too)? I understand that <abbr title="Harvard Business School ">HBS</abbr>/GSB typically has the the most representation at megafund <abbr...165 days 16 hours ago
+1Top 16 schools like Haas that explicitly prefer the GMAT to GRE?Hey all, So I went to drop-in-advising at UC Berkeley Haas (I went to Berkeley undergrad), and an admissions counselor explicitly told me Haas' <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> program prefers the GMAT to the GRE, although they do accept...162 days 21 hours 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...164 weeks 1 day ago
+1How self-driving cars will drive further economic inequalityI first had a similar thought when I considered taking a local toll highway that would significantly reduce my commute time to work. I could spend less time in traffic, be more productive, and therefore further my career - but it came at a cost (literally). Now with driverless cars visible...1546 min 9 sec ago
+1Finance Major in a bit of a hole right now. Advice please.Hi, Did not know here else to post this I'm in my 7th semester in my college. Due to poor choices by me and the options the college offers Im not on track to finish in four years. I have not taken a finance course yet I was planning on taking the pre rec finance course to all the...152 weeks 6 days ago
+10/3 on FT Superdays - What Am I Doing Wrong?TL; DR version - 0/3 on <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> 2018 analyst superdays despite doing well in interviews + solid credentials I've had 10+ first rounds and 3 superdays for 2018 <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> analyst roles across a...153 weeks 2 days ago
+1In 2017, what is Brown University's rep on the Street?It's not the same granola hipster trust fund kid rep, is it? It has a single digit acceptance rate now and GPA/SAT requirements are damn near HYPS. If you work with any recent Brown grads, is there a distinct Brown vibe/personality [anymore]?153 weeks 2 days ago
+1Received offer for boutique IB west coast for post-grad, aiming for BB's for SA 2018, but not sure about career path, thoughts?This is somewhat long, so bear with me... Background: - I'm a junior at a non-target, 3.6 overall gpa, finance major, have experience with on-campus stuff, a startup, boutique <abbr title="investment banking ">ib</abbr> internship sophomore to junior summer,...151 day 3 hours ago
+1UGA - New Target for Wall Street BBs? I am currently a first year undergrad at UGA. I have heard from upperclassmen that the **Corsair Society**, in recent years, has been responsible for **placing 100% of its members on Wall Street.** The Society is highly selective and only admits upperclassmen. Can anyone attest to UGA's...151 week 1 day ago
+1Considering career pivot into real estate and concurrent education, any tips?I currently work in an industry that is far removed from real estate, finance, or banking as I took an opportunity to work in a family owned business. As this endeavor winds down I'm looking for professional opportunities elsewhere, primarily in real estate. Unfortunately, I have...152 weeks 1 day ago
+1Shot myself in the foot for SA recruitingI fucked myself really badly this recruiting season. I didn't realize how early the process would start and I started reaching out and networking with <abbr title="bulge brackets ">BBs</abbr> and even <abbr title="middle market firms ">MMs</abbr>...155 days 17 hours ago
+1On Hold - what to do now?I had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> last week at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...141 week 1 day ago
+1How do you do big city life in your 20s right as a single man?Since we are having so many questions pop up about what city is the best city to live in, I wanted to post this thread for the socially savvy guys in here. It seems like the guys who are out enjoying post college life in a big city are doing it with their former college classmates that they...143 days 21 hours ago
+1Cargill ReputationI was just offered a position as a Commodity Merchant intern at Cargill. I was wondering what the reputation for the company in the physical <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> space. 142 weeks 1 day 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...141 week 4 days ago
+1Listed Major GPA on BB app; should I withdraw?................................................................................................................................................131 week 2 days ago
+1Hedge Fund Intern PayCurrently talking with a small $200-300M L/S fund about an internship and the fund wasn't looking for an intern until I reached out. Fund manager basically asked me what I was expecting in terms of compensation, and I'm not super sure what market rate would be. $20-25 an hour? Or would...133 weeks 6 hours ago
+1Opinions on Plaid Suit??Cant post link so if anyone can google " Lauren Ralph Lauren Men's Slim-Fit Charcoal Tonal Plaid Vested Ultraflex Suit" The link at macys is the one. I'd greatly appreciate it. Opinions on this Suit? Considering buying it and its a good price. Wondering if its okay for...131 day 20 hours ago
+1Underwriting Multifamily Value Add and Development Deals So I currently work at a student housing developer and am starting to develop a good understanding of what the key metrics are when looking at new markets for development. However, I have been wondering what the key metrics and underwriting criteria are for multifamily market rate and luxury...131 week 2 days ago
+1Skype for InterviewHi guys, So I have a phone interview with a non US company and I got a reply email to send my skype address. Now I have one through Microsoft 365 or whatever. But, how do you use skype for this type of thing, should I also get the app on my cell? How do most people use the app?133 weeks 3 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...123 weeks 5 days 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...124 weeks 2 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...121 month 8 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...122 weeks 6 days ago
+1How do I (CRE broker) get hired/poached from (JLL,HFF,CBRE) to other competitors (JLL,HFF,CBRE)?For privacy reasons I currently work for one of the 3 stated in the title. I started off with a team as an associate and currently grossed nearly $1.5M this year and $1M last year, which accounts for almost of half of my team's annual revenues. I am unhappy with the team and the current...123 weeks 1 day ago
+1Best UPENN clubs to join for buyside?if I want to learn investing what are the best student groups for me to join at UPENN? I'm on the WTIG development team right now and I'm curious if anyone has tips for what team to join next semester or if I should just WUFC (I have friends on it) or something else. Thanks!!121 week 3 days 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...123 weeks 3 days ago
+1Argus & Expense Reimbursements*edited for clarity* I have a question related to Argus and how the program calculates expense reimbursements when using a "Base Year" recovery type. To my eye, it is clearly calculating them incorrectly. First, here is a screenshot - https://imgurcom/a/FPCZT (I have removed the...126 days 9 hours ago
+1Waiting for a response from JPMorganI've submitted an application for the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> position in late August and did a video interview. I've gotten two emails apologizing about the delay in a...125 days 2 hours ago
+1On the off chance IB doesn't work out for meHey guys, I’m currently a Junior majoring in Finance at DePaul University in Chicago. It’s a decent B-school if anything maybe even C. This research should have been done a lot earlier, but untill recently I’ve been a subpar student and wasting my life away. I’m ready for a change...1244 sec ago
+4How not to cold call - nervous (almost) shit pants So the other day I was chatting with my upperclassmen friend; after a certain point he told me about the time (as a freshman) he decided to call a partner at a local <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> firm after receiving no response to his e-mail. Here's...112 weeks 6 days 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 weeks 5 hours 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...113 weeks 3 days ago
+1Exploding OfferHey everyone, So, I am in a situation where I have an exploding offer from a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span>, but I also...111 week 4 days ago
+1Advice for those who are looking into the industryAs a person is under 18, I was wondering what I should do for myself over these next couples of years preparing for college, and jobs in the future. What should I do for myself to help me land a job sophomore or junior year? Thanks!112 days 19 hours ago
+1Is it to late for me?So long story short, I'm in my local community college cause I messed around to much in high school, it's one of the best in the country so there's that but still, I'm here cause I'm no genius. I have about a 3.0 gpa and I really want to make it into investment banking...111 week 20 hours ago
+1How long to hear back from Final Interview? For quick reference, I was interviewing for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview"><abbr title="equity research ">ER</abbr></a></span> 12 Month Intern position at a <span...1115 hours 22 min ago
+1Amherst vs Western Ivey HBAHave a week until I need to decide whether I'll be applying to Amherst College or Western Ivey HBA, would appreciate some help. -I've heard both are semi targets / targets, ideally I'd like to do <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> in <abbr...112 weeks 6 days ago
+1Deferred revenue decreases by 10, 3 statements?Deferred revenue decreases by 10 how does it change the 3 statements? my understanding: (assuming 40% tax rate) I/S: revenue+10, taxes +4, NI+ 6 B/S: COGS-10, unearned revenue-10 no change to <span class='keyword_link'><a...116 days 23 hours ago
+1Years necessary as sell-side Equity Research Associate for Post-MBA Analyst role at long-only AM?Hi guys, My dream career is in a value-oriented asset manager on the west coast (Brandes, Dodge & Cox, Hotckis & Wiley). My question is how many years of sell-side <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity...113 weeks 5 hours ago
+1Unsuccessful SuperdaysHaven't been lucky with any of my superdays, even though they were for high-level firms like Goldman etc. I really want to start out at a boutique but haven't heard back because my GPA sucks. I primarily want to do healthcare finance but don't think I'll be able to cross the...111 week 2 days ago
+1If anyone is currently working at a search fund or has worked at a search fund in the past, please message meCurrently a Junior at a nontarget. Recently landed an offer with a search fund (unpaid). MDs are relatively young and basically told me to look for other options and keep them as a second option because they can't pay me. They seemed like they really take care of their interns because they...111 day 1 hour ago
+1Corporate Development WACC MethodI'm curious to see how other Corporate Development shops calculate <abbr title="weighted average cost of capital ">WACC</abbr>. I personally have worked in two different Corporate Development groups, one large-cap (>$25-50B, Industrials) and one mid-cap ($2-10B),...106 days 5 hours ago
+1Yield on Cost and Exit CapCan someone give me their view on the significance of the spread between YoC and and Reversion? I always see developers/<abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> shops run this quick calculation but I’m never sure of why THIS particular value is so important. 106 days 10 min ago
+1Impact of debt on stock priceHow does paying down debt impact a company's stock price? Obviously it reduces the perceived "riskiness" of the business so the earnings multiple could expand and it also increases EPS due to lower interest payments, so would it be correct to say that paying down debt ALWAYS leads...103 days 17 hours ago
+1Case Study Debt Financing Hey guys! I have been given a case study to prepare for an Investment Banking AC. They want me to recommend on the best financing solution of a company into a new market. I have been given the company’s financial profile (Revenue, CapEx and Net Leverage) and their activities across various...102 weeks 5 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...104 weeks 8 hours ago
+1J.P. Morgan Global Wealth Management Summer Analyst Program Phone Interview?So I have a phone interview coming up with two guys from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span> Wealth Management and was hoping someone here has gone through...103 days 2 hours 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...103 weeks 4 days ago
+2No Offers Yet - What to do?I'm currently a junior at UNC-Chapel Hill majoring in Economics interested in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. I networked heavy with specific companies and had multiple interviews, but eventually did not receive any offers. I'm at a stand still right...102 weeks 20 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?101 day 10 hours 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,...101 month 2 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...103 weeks 3 days ago
+2Tips for Getting an internship in Investment Banking as a freshmanHey all, I wanted to reach out and ask for any tips you all may have for freshman aiming to land <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> internships for the summer. YES, I'm well aware that this isn't easy (which is why I'm asking for tips). But...102 weeks 5 days ago
+1College MinorHey all, So I am a student at the University of Michigan, majoring in mathematics with a concentration in finance in the College of Liberal Arts. I hope to get into <span class='keyword_link'><a...101 week 3 days ago
+1Negative DeltaHi, I read that the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-delta">delta</a></span> of a call option is between 0 and 1. But in situations, where the price of a call option decreases even as the price of the underlying stock...91 week 21 hours ago
+1Critique my behavioral interview answers please A bit of a background- I am from India. Don't have any mentor to speak of so troubling you all...Please let me know your thoughts. **Q1) Introduce yourself-** I was born and bought up in Delhi. Coming from a family of lawyers and businessmen, I developed a keen interest in commerce...92 weeks 4 days ago
+1Advice Needed on Career MoveHey guys - long time reader, first time poster here. Need some advice. I spent two years at a top <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...91 week 5 days ago
+1So i'm in my second job for 4 months and was in my first job for 10 months, is it alright to think of leaving already? So basically the first job i got out of grad "scammed" me. it was a small boutique <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/finance-development-programs-an-overview-of-acclerated-corporate-finance-careers-fldps">corporate finance</a></span>...93 weeks 5 days ago
+1Breaking into IBDHey guys, First time on this site, I'm currently a junior at a non-target who just realized I wanted to do <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. While we have a decent number of alums in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>, my...91 week 5 days ago
+1Choosing Stanford GSB over HBS from a PE Megafund?Does anyone know an associate in megafund <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> who got into <abbr title="Harvard Business School ">HBS</abbr> and Stanford GSB and proactively chose Stanford? Does that ever happen, or is the choice usually <abbr...93 days 6 hours ago
+1GIC/Temasek vs BB Anyone familiar with GIC/<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/temasek" target="_blank">Temasek</a></span>'s program for undergrads? Would you take it over <span class='keyword_link'><a...91 day 8 hours ago
+1Interview Question- What would happen to the world economy if US throws nuclear bombs at North Korea?I was asked this in JPMC. Here's what I told them- There will be capital flight from US as the confidence in the economy goes down because of fear of retaliation from North Korea and investors would flee to safer haven like Europe. This would lead to depreciation in USD. After that,...93 days 7 hours ago
+1Citi HK IBD OffersHas anybody heard back for offers yet? Did my final round in London on Tuesday, and according to HR, they make a decision once they're back in Hong Kong. Anyone interviewing in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>, Asia for <abbr title="Hong...91 week 6 days ago
+1How do you buy a company? Not a stupid question, please click and readI work for a Chinese chemicals company, and I've just been given instructions to explore chemicals assets for sale in the US. Deal size is anything under $200M or so, but we have good capital markets access so we can stretch if we have to. Think of us as a <abbr title="private...92 weeks 5 days ago
+1Tier 3 IB (Nomura/BNP/HSBC) vs PE (10B+) SA offers help!(Throwaway account) As title suggests I have an offer from a tier 3 <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> and a <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> firm that has around 10B AUM. Although I think I want to ultimately end up in <abbr...92 weeks 6 days ago
+1NNN ValuationAre there any retail brokers that would care to share how they value certain NNN assets or the underwriting process. Thinking about broadening investment sales offerings. 92 days 5 hours ago
+1Transfer to More Prestigious School?I am currently a freshman at a semi target school. It was not my first choice, but I'm pretty happy with how I'm doing academically and socially so far. However, I came from a small town average public high school and coming to a pretty good school made me realize how many...93 days 18 min ago
+1London Real Estate Debt Scene: Who are the players?Hey guys, So I moved to England a month ago to do a Master's in Real Estate (finance) and I spent my summer working with real estate debt fund manager in the US. I have been exploring working in the debt space in Europe and starting networking super hard here. Pretty easy to research...92 days 5 hours ago
+1Citi HK IBCandidates who interviewed in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> and London, have all offers been given out yet? It's been one week since I did the <span class='keyword_link'><a...91 hour 17 min ago
+1Is it worth taking GMAT after GRE?I took the GRE a few months ago thinking I wanted to pursue a PhD. I did well, scoring 170Q/164V (99%/94%). I've realized as I've started working the past few months that business school may be more up my alley. Is it worth taking the GMAT or do schools not mind if applicants submit...94 days 4 hours ago
+1What is the default font at your firm?At my firm it is Georgia for pitch books, excel sheets and emails. TBH, it looks great and you can cram a page with lots of info, but numbers look weird because they don't have a uniform vertical alignment. I think <span class='keyword_link'><a...96 days 4 hours ago
+1Lateral Associate InterviewI'm lateraling back into banking as an Associate (having left <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division ">IBD</abbr></a></span>...92 weeks 22 hours ago
+1FP&A planing foreacasting and budgeting process? please helpHey guys, I have a phone interview next week for the fp&a role. I’m in the financial service industry before and wanted to switch to a more financial analyst role. I know the basic stuff of accounting and finance, but I don’t have the actual experience in fp&a position (even though...83 weeks 5 days ago
+1BOA Superday. Wealth Management Hello everyone, this is my first post but I'm a long time lurker and I really enjoy this website. I'm looking for any possible advice or tips to help me kill my interview and secure my <span class='keyword_link'><a...82 hours 1 min ago
+1Boutique Investment Banks in TorontoWould anyone with access to CapIQ be able to pull a list of all the boutique investment banks with operations in Toronto. Thanks a lot for your help!81 week 19 hours ago
+1Goldman Sachs Residential Mortgage Asset Managment (x-post AM forum)Just recieved a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> for Goldman RMAM--anyone know much about this group? Part of RMD but I'm not sure of how this group actually functions; glassdoor says they run due diligence on...82 days 6 hours ago
+1How to become a physical commodity trader?Hi all, I'm currently a student about to apply to university for undergrad and I've had a strong interest in the physical commodity <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> industry for a...82 weeks 6 days ago
+1Need my cold email reviewedHi guys, I'm an undergrad trying to secure a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span>. I found a recruiter at <span class='keyword_link'><a...82 weeks 3 days ago
+1LSE Msc admissionI am a Bocconi University undergrad in Economics & Finance and I am soon going to apply to <abbr title="London School of Economics ">LSE</abbr> MSc Finance and MSc Accounting & Finance. Do you think I will have a shot given my stats? - 3.83 GPA in Economics &...87 hours 29 min 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...83 weeks 6 days ago
+1Joining an investment sales teamI have a potential opportunity to join a retail investment sales team that focuses on middle market deals (2-15mm) with a major brokerage (JLL/CBRE/CW). Sometimes the team gets brought in on bigger institutional stuff but mostly smaller plazas owned by HNW people or families. The main broker is...84 hours 30 min ago
+1Who to email when you have a superday and meet 6+ bankers?Do you email all of them briefly, send out a lengthy email to a couple of the top guys? Looking for any advice as to what the best way to proceed is. 83 weeks 3 days ago
+1Mega Fund Placement out of BB LevFinIf I am an incoming analyst at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span>/<span class='keyword_link'><a...823 hours 53 min ago
+1JP Morgan Investor Services SuperdayMonkeys-- Just received an invitation for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span> Investor Services <span class='keyword_link'><a...83 days 1 hour ago
+1Help! What are my chances?Hi all - I have been a lurker for a while but figured I'd post since I'm applying to <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> school this cycle. I'm planning on applying to Harvard, Booth, Wharton, Columbia, Stanford, Duke, Dartmouth,...83 weeks 2 days ago
+1Valuation of a company with high inventories and debtHi, We are just in the middle of modelling the financial statements of a meat company, with high level of inventories (think 9 months of salesm ham company). This company has a level of debt, we suspect associated to that inventory. That debt has a cost, so when we calculate the <span...83 weeks 7 hours ago
+1Seeking Larger Nashville Multifamily Deals (80 units plus) Gents--I work for a large national multifamily owner/developer ($10B+ AUM) interested in expanding in the Nashville market. Seeking a portfolio of 3-6 deals (need operational scale to enter a new market), no single deal smaller than approx. 80 units. Looking for built product, maybe including...81 week 3 days ago
+1Is it possible to get Boat Shoes Re-Soled?Stupid, question, but probably relevant to the older monkeys out there. I recently wore through the front half of the sole of my current pair of Top Siders. Breaking in a new pair stinks. How possible is it to get them re soled? I rarely use them for sailing if it matters, although I've...83 days 18 hours ago
+1McKinsey "Keep in Touch" Program??sup guys i just heard back from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">McKinsey</a></span> for a <span class='keyword_link'><a...81 week 6 days ago
+1Lateral move questionHey guys - quick question for all of you. Current <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span> employee - going to keep group vague to avoid revealing my identity....82 weeks 4 days ago
+1HELP! Citi IBD vs Barclays IBD vs RBC Capital Markets IBD - all NY officesHey everyone! What do you guys think is the best way to go here? Mainly focused on exits opps and <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> - don't really care too much about hours. Also, what would you guys say are the best groups within these banks...81 day 19 hours ago
+1HK SA Decisions: Citi vs HSBC vs UBS IBDReceived offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> and <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span>, in final stages for <span...81 week 4 days ago
+1Aerial photography for real estate offering memorandums?Can anybody out there in real estate recommend a firm that does aerial photography for real estate projects? Need a group that can work nationally. Seems like with the drone craze/ advent of cheaper drones there are a lot of people getting into this space and my firm is having trouble finding a...86 days 23 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...83 weeks 1 day ago
+1Dell Financial Analyst Internship or Procter and Gamble Finance InternshipSo I currently have a few offers for summer internships. I have narrowed it down to working at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Dell</a></span> Technologies as a financial analyst intern and at...81 week 1 day ago
+1How I dealt with depression...This is my story.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------810 hours 1 min ago
+1EY InterviewHi, has anyone heard back from EY regarding their business and valuation modeling full time jobs/internships from the final interviews?75 hours 15 min ago
+1Non MBB --> PE/VCI have seen a ton of content on this site about Ibanking --> <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr>. Why can't management consultants in FS break in? Granted they have similar skillets, why is it so much more difficult? Would it only be possible for <span...73 weeks 2 days ago
+1These are the Wall Street jobs being replaced by RobotsHere is an article in Bloomberg today,, about the rise of automation in S&T. I was wondering whether people could share their own experiences in how automation/electronification is changing the jobs in their particular asset class...72 weeks 4 days ago
+3Best accounting books or courses for stock investorsHey guys, The title says it all: can you pls recommend accounting books or courses that are useful for equity investors, essentially what to look at when a potential stock investment is screened. Thank you71 day 12 hours ago
+1Thank you letters for 1st Round OCR InterviewWhat's the convention on this? Non-target, so we only have a handful of banks interview on campus. Tier-2 boutique (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jefferies-company">Jefferies</a></span>/Houlihan/<span...72 weeks 2 days ago
+1Signing Bonus and Relocation the same?Hi I received and offer from a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> in London. In the contract it was mentioned a relocation...73 weeks 6 days ago
+1KeyBank vs Raymond James What is your opinion on the two firms I have offers with both. KeyBank is in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> and RJ is in Boston. The KeyBank offer is a much more formal internship compared to the RJ one, but all I can find on KeyBank on <abbr title="Wall...73 days 22 hours ago
+1Can you confirm this transition is reasonable (Post MBA Associate)?Hi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, I recently took the GMAT and I'm starting to pick out schools to apply to for Round 2 this year. My goal is to recruit for an associate position in <span class='keyword_link'><a...76 days 23 hours ago
+1Greystar interview on-campusI'm having an on-campus interview with Greystar. I applied to their investment analyst position in their HQ, Charleston. What shall I expect in the interview? 71 week 1 day ago
+1Firms that recruit undergrads?What <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> firms recruit from undergrad? Probably a ton of posts like this, but honestly curious. Would love to get into an REPE firm. I'm a current jobless senior742 min 58 sec ago
+1Optimism and success. Do you think there's a correlation?It seems like optimism is the default outlook when it comes to really successful people. I've noticed this to be especially true in corporate settings. As someone who is somewhat skeptical/critical/cynical, I definitely don't fit the catgory of "optimist". There are...71 min ago
+1Hottest Tech subsectors in Growth and Private EquityDear fellow members, As I have already explained in another thread, I am actively considering a move from my mega fund with a strong sector focus to a growth equity or more traditional private equity fund. After so many years in <abbr title="mergers and...73 hours 39 min ago
+1Calculating a market rental rate growth.So I've got 5 apartment complexes I'm using for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-comparable-analysis"><abbr title="comparable analysis ">comps</abbr></a></span>. If I wanted to calculate a...76 days 16 hours ago
+1Moving from non-MBB consulting to PEI am currently graduating a target school and accepted an offer at a t2 strat shop that is not known for <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> placement. (<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deloitte"...74 days 20 hours ago
+1Are the Vault Guide Rankings Accurate?Kind of curious to see what people think about the Vault Guide Prestige rankings (mostly on prestige). Seems a little subjective and biased to me... For example, how is Qatalyst #15 in prestige? They kill it in tech and are widely known as the best tech bank (alongside Goldman and MS). Blows my...73 weeks 2 days ago
+1Can someone help break this down for me?Hello all, I accepted a position within a bank that is titled <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">portfolio management</a></span> Summer Analyst and I am trying to figure out what I will be doing on...71 week 4 hours ago
+1Least Restrictive Asset ClassHi all, After doing some preliminary research, I have been unable to find much information regarding the issue that I am currently facing. I am about to begin my brokerage career in investment sales in a primary market, and I have a couple of options to choose from in terms of the asset class...72 weeks 3 days ago
+1Rejection Notification?Hey guys, Does anyone know what firms (if any) will notify you when you get rejected. I am from a non-target and have had first round video interviews with: <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman...72 weeks 6 days ago
+1What do RE Asset Management Analysts actually do?I've read enough threads on RE Acquisitions to know what the acquisitions analysts do. I searched the forum and most threads were about comp and career paths for Acquisitions vs <span class='keyword_link'><a...71 week 1 day ago
+1Sales & Trading: Has work been extremely slow for you these recent few months?So the question is, has work been slow for you these recent few months? (I'm a sales trader and have been having a hard time looking busy especially with the low volatility market environment.) And if so, what are you doing to keep busy or at-least look busy?72 weeks 1 day ago
+1Week since GS Superday in NYHad <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> last Tuesday and they said I would hear back within a week. I interviewed well but might not fit with the personality of the group. Still, I would like to know my status. A...72 weeks 6 days ago
+1Financial Technology Partners 2nd RoundHi guys - I have a second round phone interview with an associate from FTP, based in California. I was wondering 1) What their reputation is on the street, and 2) what is their second round technical interview like?73 weeks 3 days ago
+1WHICH DO I PICK?! RBC IBD OR BARCLAYS IBD - BOTH NY OFFICESHey everyone. Need to decide between these 2 banks asap! Which one is better and why? (Mainly focused on exit opps) Also, I know P&U is considered the best group at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/barclays-capital">Barclays</a></span> ...75 hours 52 min ago
+1Breaking out of consulting into PWMHey y'all!! I wanted to ask about breaking out of <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">management consulting</a></span> in the financial services industry, and transitioning into a private wealth...73 weeks 3 days ago
+1Decently hard technical - your thoughts.deleteijfoijsifhq uihfuewhruihinufnhweusfsygfuysehfushfihsduifhsiudhfuisdhfuishfuishdfuihsuidfhsuihfuish73 weeks 1 day ago
+1HL First-Round OCRAnyone have any insight on what to expect from a 1st round interview w/ <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/houlihan-lokey-howard-and-zukin"><abbr title="Houlihan Lokey Howard and Zukin ">HL</abbr></a></span>? The...73 weeks 23 hours ago
+1Where to Find PE Fund Performance DataI know when I was interviewing for <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr>, it was very hard to find <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> fund performance data to gauge the attractiveness of different shops. Unless a <abbr title="private...73 weeks 1 day ago
+1London SA: MM vs. BB (non GS/MS/JPM)I'm looking for some advice on choosing a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> program. How would you compare a top-tier <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr>/<abbr...71 week 1 day ago
+1Offer Help - Summer AnalystHi all, I've been trying to decide between offers from a top tier <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> (<span...72 weeks 6 hours 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...710 months 4 days ago
+1Interview while having just started a new jobI have just started a new job, and I got asked for an interview for a nice job I applied before I accepted this offer. I want to interview, but how do I tell them I have been in this job X for only 1 week? Hiding it doesn't seem right either. What should I do?71 day 16 hours ago
+1Bain Boston Final Round Turnaround I interviewed in the Bain Boston office on Friday (10/13), and was wondering if anyone has heard back yet. I know that if you get the offer, you often hear back on the same day or the day after, so was wondering if people with offers already heard back. Thanks!72 weeks 3 days ago
+1Do you trust Amazon to let strangers into your home?<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/amazon" target="_blank">Amazon</a></span> sure wants you to trust them. In fact, they unveiled yet another product. This service is called <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 week 5 days ago
+1Booz Allen Hamilton VS Walmart Corporate FinanceHi friends, I'm trying to decide between interning at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/booz-allen-hamilton" target="_blank">Booz Allen</a></span> Hamilton (Summer Games) or Walmart Corporate (Accounting <span...63 weeks 2 days ago
+1It's been a little over 3 weeks since the super day. Should I cut my losses?I haven't heard from HR or anyone. Having a quarter life crisis. Should I cut my losses? I'm probably on the waitlist, right?61 week 1 day ago
+1Should I quit my internship?So, I'm a senior <abbr title="Credit Suisse ">CS</abbr> major in college with 3 semesters, including the current one I'm in now, left before I graduate. This semester is the semester where I'm doing my senior project, and I'm also taking two other...63 weeks 2 days ago
+1PwC Risk Consulting On Campus - How long is too long? So yesterday I commented on a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span> second round interview thread and asked how long other candidates have waited to be noticed that they passed the...64 days 3 hours ago
+1RBC NY vs. Guggenheim NY SAJust wondering how these two stack up. I have seen posts from a couple years ago, but it seems like the firms are both growing so things are probably different today. What do you guys think is the better place to start a career?63 weeks 1 day ago
+1Is it safe to assume I am fucked? If not, how can I pull it together (TL;DR at bottom)Any insight helps. I would imagine this is a bit of an unusual situation, but I have explained it in greater detail below. To start: I am a current junior. I am going from a school that (possibly an exaggeration, but not far off) when someone sees it on a resume they would cancel everything they...65 days 4 hours ago
+1NEED HELP- rescinded offer? Need help. I applied and was offered an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG ">MBB</abbr></a></span> internship, but had a different gpa on my application...63 weeks 3 days ago
+1Are boutiques (NYC) hiring interns now?Title says it all. Didn't get any <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> rounds with them not doing <abbr title="on...64 days 22 hours ago
+1Level of persistence required to secure analyst position within top capital markets teams in major marketsTo all the analysts on on top capital markets (investment sales and debt/equity placement) teams (Eastdil/HFF/CB/Jll/Cush/etc.) in major metros--how persistent--ie. networking before jobs were posted, following up after interviews, etc. were you in order to secure your position. @CRE" I...65 hours 1 min ago
+1What would you major in if you could go back?If you had to redo undergrad, what would you major in? I'm interested in banking or consulting and am planning on studying finance but I also like econ, history, stat, and math. However, some of these are more practical than others. So what would you study if you could do it all over...62 weeks 2 days ago
+1Wells Fargo CRE Exit Ops Given Current SituationHey guys, What do you think about interning at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span> in <abbr title="commercial real estate ">CRE</abbr> given their current predicament?...62 weeks 6 days ago
+1Opinions on potential move?Hi all, I've currently got an interview lined up at a firm that I am not 100% sure about and any opinions on what I should do would be much appreciated. Before I outline my dilemma, here's a summary of my current background * I am currently working as an analyst in an...62 weeks 3 days ago
+1Gradated 6 months ago, no Job, just moved to New YorkSo as the title says I graduated from a non target 6 months ago, I have relocated to the <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> area about 2 months ago. Since moving here I've been contacted about sales jobs, or entry level customer service rep jobs but nothing...61 week 17 hours ago
+1J-Term at Columbia - Reviews, Opportunities, Commentary, etcHi I was recently accepted to Columbia J-term and I am beyond excited as CBS was my first choice. My background is in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>, and while I dont know for certain what I plan to do afterwards <abbr title="investment...65 days 2 hours ago
+1Houston IB SA Recruiting from TargetI am currently a sophomore attending a lower ivy looking to go into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>. I am from Houston and would much rather prefer to work there as opposed to <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>. Do any of you guys...62 days 4 hours ago
+1JP Morgan FIG Summer Analyst Superday Applied to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JP</abbr> Morgan</a></span>'s CCBSI <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 day 22 hours ago
+1Is it possible to work in risk management with a finance degree?As it says in the title, is it possible to work in risk with just a finance degree or would it require a math/engineering type of degree (or something else entirely)?62 weeks 2 days ago
+1JPMorgan CB --> IBSo I applied to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase">JPMorgan</a></span> MMBSI <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> kind of on a whim because the recruiter at my school recommended the program for...61 week 2 days ago
+1How is Washington Univ viewed in Investment Banking world?Hi I am currently a junior who is taking a gap year to do internship. How is Wash U considered in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> in NY? As I am prepared for next recruiting season (FL 18), I want to hear sincere feedbacks from ppl how Wash U is viewed...61 week 4 hours ago
+1Accenture Strategy vs Oliver Wyman 2017The posts are pretty old on this subject, but what do you think of the offers above? <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/accenture" target="_blank">Accenture</a></span> is offering more money but does the "prestige" of OW...62 days 3 hours ago
+1When’s the last JP Morgan IB NY superday?Recent one was Oct 16th. Was this the last one or are there anymore? Coming from a non-target if it matters62 weeks 3 days ago
+1GPA Background Check Post-OfferReceived an offer with minimum GPA of 3.5 that I will need to submit an official transcript for. However, I applied with a 3.4, went through interviews saying I have a 3.4, and even listed it on my resume as such. So my interviewers and HR had always known it wasn't a 3.5 but actually 0.1...63 weeks 4 days ago
+1Willing to work probono for fin/consulting/tech startup or anything interesting really...I am an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> student from India. Have a shit load of free time in my hand. Would love to help out people in startups and gain some experience. Can forward my CV if there is any live project opportunity. (It would...62 weeks 1 day ago
+1Reneging on Full-Time Return OfferIn order to reduce the probability of underfilling, the operations manager adjusts the underlying <abbr title="fixed income ">fi</abbr>61 week 1 day ago
+1Mizuho SA 2018 RecruitmentIs anyone going through the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/mizuho" target="_blank">Mizuho</a></span> <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> recruitment for <abbr title="summer analyst...621 hours 40 min ago
+1Should You Short These 5 Hot Growth Stocks? Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and Alphabet have been some of the hottest growth stocks of 2017. Short sellers, however, see the writing on the wall and have been piling into the so-called FAANG stocks in recent weeks, with Netflix leading the pack as the hottest stock among short sellers....63 weeks 1 day ago
+1Final round interview ('informal chat over coffee')So, I've been invited to a final round after 2 rounds of 6 interviews total. I've interviewed across the full spectrum, so associate, VP, MD, HR. I'm interviewing with the junior members again but what exactly is 'an informal interview over coffee at this stage? I can...62 days 4 hours ago
+1What "industry knowledge" should I know when applying to an M&A firm? What "industry knowledge" should I know when applying to an <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> firm? Currently in the last stage of PWP and it says on their email that industry knowledge will be tested on the email....61 week 6 days ago
+1DB vs Rothschild (London)What are people's thoughts on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deutsche-bank"><abbr title="Deutsche Bank ">DB</abbr></a></span> vs <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 week 12 hours ago
+1PwC Management vs Oliver Wyman - Post UndergradHi everyone. I wanted to get advice on choosing either <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/oliver-wyman" target="_blank">Oliver Wyman</a></span> or <span class='keyword_link'><a...62 weeks 6 days ago
+1Foreign Exchange TraderHi guys, I need your help, please give me an advise. I started <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> in the Forex market since 2012. It took 4 years for me to come up with a profitable trading...61 week 5 days ago
+1MBA v/s MFE(MSCF)Hi, I'm 24 yrs old, IIT graduate from India with 3.5 GPA.Currently(~8 months) working in a sell-side firm(<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span>/MS/JP),...62 weeks 3 days ago
+125k debt vs 100k for MBASome background about me is UG at BYU and then worked in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division ">IBD</abbr></a></span> at tBB for...62 days 9 hours ago
+1How long to hear back after GSAM superday?Hi everyone! Had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">GSAM</a></span> <abbr...61 day 2 hours ago
+1Big 4 valuation vs boutique PE vs F500 M&A investmentHi guys, Recently I am seriously considering to apply for a top <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> and thus a bit worried to make a wrong choice on my job offer selection, which i think will certainly have an impact on my <abbr...63 weeks 1 day ago
+1Using Coding for Mundane TasksSo I'll be starting full time in the summer doing banking, and have a lot of time on my hands second semester. I remember for my summer stint, there were alot of tasks that I felt could have been done through code (ie. pulling logos from google, etc.). I have very basic understanding of...62 days 21 hours ago
+1Recent graduate trying to get his first job in real estate - Advice?Hey guys, I am a December 2016 graduate from a SEC school. I completed a double major in accounting and finance. After graduation, I was unsure of what I wanted to do with my life, so I stuck around for an extra semester and took a couple of classes. One of these classes was a real estate...619 hours 55 min ago
+1How bad/is it that bad to submit more than one summer internship application to JP Morgan?----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------61 month 4 hours ago
+1Got screwed over for superday, what now?So long story short, I got invited to a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">super day</a></span> by a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr...65 hours 42 min ago
+1Goes without saying, but be brutally honest. When is it fair to update my resume? (TL;DR at bottom)I'll open by asking my main question (additional questions at the bottom): **When is it okay for someone who is transferring schools to update his/her resume?** I am going from a super non-target where I would have no shot at anything with few exceptions, to one where I would actually have...61 week 4 hours ago
+1Citi London PE RecruitingGoing to be joining <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span>, in most likely one of it's top performing teams in London. Just wondering what level <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr>...61 day 12 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....63 weeks 5 days ago
+1Option Pool Question (Bananas Given)....................................................................................................62 weeks 5 days ago
+1Spec residential development Im interested in learning the processes behind residential development as a way to invest on the side with a few of my colleagues. The plan would be to find some infill lots in up and coming areas of the city. Very interested to hear if anyone has any experience, advice or resources that would...63 hours 8 min ago
+1How are cap rates used?I know it's NOI/Value, but how can it be given? How can people say, "cap rates are really high right now" or "we're underwriting it at a 6 cap, building to a 7 cap, selling at an 5 cap." How is it anything more than a ratio? 51 day 5 hours ago
+1Upcoming SMBC Nikko Securities Superday. Any Information or Advice?Hello All, I recently got a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> at SMBC Nikko Securities for their cross-border <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> group. There seems to be...52 days 6 hours ago
+1Economic Consulting Case Interview - What Economic/Financial Concepts do i need to know? The Firm works in infrastructure (regulatory economics) mostly. Think water, power, a bit of health. They've mentioned a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">case interview</a></span> that will test knowledge...52 weeks 6 days ago
+1Brown Brother Harriman (BBH) Hello fellow monkeys, I am looking into BBH, and would appreciate any insight on their firm. The vast majority of the BBH threads are quite dated and do not have a ton of information. I have a call coming up with a friend of a friend and that they may be offering some services that...51 week 1 day ago
+1BlackRock post-superday wait timeHey guys! I had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/blackrock" target="_blank">BlackRock</a></span> last week...52 weeks 1 day ago
+1Requirements for Masters in Real Estate Development at Colombia?I am an undergraduate student at Rutgers University Majoring in Communications and Entrepreneurship. Currently GPA is around a 3.2. In addition I a licensed <abbr title="New York ">NY</abbr> real estate agent and have been working part-time in a firm in Manhattan for last 2...53 days 10 hours ago
+1Interview question- Suppose I give you $10,000 USD. How will you invest it?Or some variation of this question. What are the follow up questions I should ask (eg: expected return, time horizon) And were I to answer this in October of 2017, what could be a good answer structure? 53 weeks 2 days ago
+1Transitioning into PE from Financial Management rolesHi All, I wanted to solicit some advice on how one can transition into <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> without a banking/<abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>/consulting background. To elaborate on my current situation, I'm a...51 week 6 days ago
+1Opinions on this suit for 20yr/o analyst...55 days 22 hours ago
+1Hotel Room for Superday - Should I get one?Just received a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span> with a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...52 weeks 1 day ago
+1No return offer - still no FT offerI did not receive a return <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> offer from a mid-tier restructuring boutique. After 2.5 months of intensive recruiting and networking with regional boutiques, I haven't received an offer. Banking / Big 4 valuation seems pretty unrealistic,...52 hours 59 min ago
+1Recent Barclays deals except Mars oneHello guys Does anyone know of the recent deals by <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/barclays-capital">Barclays</a></span>? I could only find the Mars and pet shop one. Thanks in advance52 weeks 3 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>. Thanks54 weeks 1 day ago
+1Got this task during an PE Internship Interview, how to handle it?Hey Guys, During one of my <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> interviews I got a financial report of 40 pages in front of me while...53 days 1 hour ago
+1Help negotiating boutique IB offer w/ family in mindI am very grateful to have received an intern offer today for a boutique investment bank in the Bay Area. As expected, the pay is peanuts. I have a wife, and a child that will be born during the time the internship would be taking place. I mentioned to my interviewer that I would need to...52 weeks 6 days ago
+1Does anyone have an RV Park financial model?Does anyone have an RV Park <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">financial model</a></span>? Not to be confused with a mobile home park model. Please chime in! Thanks55 days 9 hours ago
+1MBB to REPE Hey all, wanted to see what feedback this forum had for someone in my shoes. I've worked at an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews"><abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and...51 week 5 days ago
+1Enterprise value and equity valueMost likely, my question is stupid and trivial, yet has caused confusion. As far as I know, Enterprise value = <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-equity-value">equity value</a></span> + Debt + Preferred stock + <span...52 weeks 1 day ago
+1Citi Markets Super day 10/24Anyone else have a the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span> markets <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">super day</a></span>? Any advice on how to prep or...52 weeks 22 hours ago
+1Which of the following can I best leverage for FT recruiting or for MBA?Hi all, so I have two summer internship offers from recruiting this fall: -Cardinal Health, IT intern (role and location tbd, but location is likely to be Dublin, OH) -Grainger, Enterprise Systems Intern (Developer, Chicago or Lake Forest, IL) Which offer would better help me out in...51 week 6 days ago
+1Undergraduate GPA affecting MF placementIf I complete my undergraduate degree from a non-core state school (UT McCombs/IU Kelley/Michigan Ross) with a 3.7 but work at a tier 2 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...51 week 4 days ago
+1BAML S and T Summer Analyst Retention RateAnybody have any info on the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch"><abbr title="Bank of America Merrill Lynch ">BAML</abbr></a></span> S and T retention rate ? Got an offer there for this...52 weeks 20 hours ago
+1FLDP Interview QuestionsAnybody know what the most common questions are for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/finance-development-programs-an-overview-of-acclerated-corporate-finance-careers-fldps"><abbr title="Finance Leadership Development...52 weeks 1 day ago