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+2258 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...551 day 9 hours ago
+112My 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...1161 week 1 day 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...1188 hours 24 min 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 week 3 days ago
+39Ask Natalie from Accepted about Business School Admissions<abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> is excited to have the experts from Accepted on board to answer applicant questions in the business school forum. Here are messages from Natalie and Jen who will be checking this thread every few...12788 hours 38 min 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...364 weeks 1 day ago
+32AMA: 3rd Year PE Associate ($10bn+ AUM, MBO/LBO, equity, mezz, distressed debt)Edit: <em>Wow, did not expect this thread to get so popular. Apologies if you PM'd me and I have not responded - there are dozens of messages I would respond to if I wasn't getting crushed on a deal. My firm must monitor my <abbr title="Wall Street...1332 months 1 week ago
+34Friendzoned by Your JobI’ve been paying close attention recently to what the people who advance quickly in their career have in common, and what the people who are stuck in the same role for years have in common. One insight I had was that the people who are stuck in the same role for years and decades are no...301 day 2 hours 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...423 weeks 4 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...1302 weeks 1 day ago
+21MSF 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...1809 hours 8 min ago
+20Everything 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....213 days 5 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...604 weeks 1 day 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...542 weeks 1 day ago
+162018 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...16113 hours 33 min ago
+173 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...421 week 23 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...253 weeks 4 days 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 week 3 days 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...461 week 5 days ago
+16Political 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...832 days 7 hours ago
+12Finance Interview Questions and Answers | Wall Street Oasis<center><img src="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/files/wso-article-title_1.png" alt="" /></center> <br> You’re just starting the finance recruiting season. You’re an undergrad that needs to ace his or her finance job interview. Or you’re a...14 days 18 hours 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>...503 weeks 2 days ago
+10How 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,...421 day 20 hours ago
+9Not 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...304 days 15 hours 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...1123 days 18 hours 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.931 week 12 min 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...831 day 5 hours 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. 414 weeks 1 day ago
+8AMA: 2nd Year REPE Associate Wanted to do this since I have recently seen a trend of more <abbr title="commercial real estate ">CRE</abbr> posts in general, and quite a few about REPE specifically. Brief background: -Not really sure if there's such a thing as a 'target' tranche for...386 hours 46 min 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 week 3 days ago
+7Do 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 etc1135 hours 52 min 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...702 weeks 23 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...522 weeks 23 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...494 days 15 hours ago
+7AMA: 1st Year Private Equity Analyst at a MF (KKR, BX, TPG, SLP, WP)Hey everyone - this forum has served me greatly over the past couple of years and so I thought I'd give back to the community. Given the lack of info on <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> Analyst programs on <abbr title="Wall Street...3417 hours 18 min ago
+7The Bitcoin Founder?Who is this <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satoshi_Nakamoto">guy</a>? No one knows who he really is, but according to Wiki: [quote]As of 24 May 2017, Nakamoto is believed to own up to roughly one million bitcoins,[4] with a value estimated at approximately $4...245 days 8 hours ago
+7The real life sex dungeons of Wall StreetFascinating article [here](https://www.thedailybeast.com/models-lured-women-to-wall-street-sex-dungeon-lawsuit) 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...196 days 5 hours ago
+7AMA: 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...182 weeks 1 day 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.' https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1645873/000114420416110667/v443339_424b3.htm https://www.richuncles.com/ I feel bad for whoever takes this job...161 week 1 day ago
+72017 Hedge Fund Report: 8 Key Takeaways<center><img src="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/files/wso-article-title_2.png" alt="" /></center> <br> The <a href="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/hedge-fund-industry-report">2017 Hedge Fund Industry Report</a> compiled...91 day 2 hours ago
+7Do 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? 91 week 1 day ago
+7The Wall Street Oasis Scholarship<h3>The Wall Street Oasis Scholarship</h3> <a href="https://imgur.com/hEseutZ"><img src="https://imgur.com/hEseutZ.jpg" alt="" align="right" style="padding:10px;" title="The Wall Street Oasis Scholarship"...54 days 1 hour 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...1053 weeks 3 days 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...22 weeks 1 day ago
+92017 Investment Banking Report: 8 Key Trends to Know<center><img src="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/files/wso-article-title.png" alt="" /></center> <br> Wall Street Oasis (WSO) released a detailed <a href="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/investment-banking-industry-reports">2017...11 week 5 days 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%,...801 week 6 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....523 weeks 1 day 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...492 weeks 2 days 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...486 hours 46 min 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?452 weeks 6 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...383 weeks 3 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?...314 days 15 hours 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 week 4 days ago
+6Got this task during an Private Equity 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...91 day 2 hours ago
+6Current RE Job PostingsFigured it'd be nice to set up a thread dedicated to posting good REPE or related roles that we come across. First one, looks like Ares is hiring an equity analyst in NYC: https://ares.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=170531&tz=GMT-05%3A0082 days 21 hours ago
+6How to Contact an ER Analyst and Get a ResponseGot a few inbounds requesting more info on how to best contact an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span> analyst and get a response. Here are five steps: **1. Get contact info...42 days 21 hours ago
+52018 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...747 hours 56 min 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...666 days 20 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...521 week 2 days 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.512 weeks 6 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...512 weeks 5 days ago
+5$10,000+ Bitcoin: How might it get there?In a recent [article](https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/17/bitcoin-is-speculative-bubble-and-unlikely-to-become-a-currency-ubs.html), UBS mentioned [quote] The relatively high volume of cryptocurrency turnover, against limited real-world use, suggests that many buyers are seeking speculative gain,...473 days 5 hours ago
+8Was 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...375 days 11 hours ago
+6What 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...345 days 5 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...343 days 6 hours 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...191 week 4 days 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...191 week 2 days 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...153 weeks 6 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](https://www.ft.com/content/84f402ac-bfc0-11e7-b8a3-38a6e068f464): **Why we need to regulate tech platforms** [quote]Big tech companies...141 week 5 hours 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 week 3 days ago
+7A 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"...34 days 14 hours ago
+6End of Trump?Some close present / former trump associates got indited this morning, including campaign chairman Paul Manafort. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/30/us/politics/paul-manafort-indicted.html http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/30/politics/russia-investigation-manafort-latest/index.html How high up...662 weeks 1 day 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. 633 weeks 3 days 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...542 weeks 5 days ago
+4dbAchieve 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....462 hours 4 min 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...443 weeks 5 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...422 weeks 23 hours ago
+42018 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,...4114 hours 23 min ago
+4Effects of alcoholI know there are a lot of heavy drinkers on this forum. I've roughly doubled my nightly alcohol consumption over the last few months and I'm starting to think my brain is turning into soup. I find myself reading short articles and having to read them again because I didn't pick up...392 hours 59 min ago
+4Cowen 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?382 days 5 hours 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...384 days 18 hours 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...353 weeks 1 day 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?353 weeks 3 hours ago
+4J.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...297 hours 46 min ago
+4Answers 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....281 week 5 days ago
+5Jobs with highest base salary post-MBA for finance people?Hey guys, This topic is not for people who moved from banking to buy side post <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> and make huge sum of money. Assuming if you have a finance background (non-<span class='keyword_link'><a...281 week 23 hours ago
+4How to deal with that associate?? Hello everyone, I am currently intern in a small boutique and I have some issue with an associate. I would like to have your opinion about his behavior and if you can tell me if it's pretty normal in the industry or not. If it's not normal, how can I deal with that guy? The team...256 hours 42 min 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>...233 weeks 3 days ago
+4Optimism 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...212 days 4 hours 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...202 weeks 5 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...171 week 5 days ago
+4Banking to Law?Everyone always talks about the path from law to <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> - i.e. how can an <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> lawyer become a banker. But what about the reverse? I'm an associate (A2A) right...173 days 4 hours ago
+5Am I really adding value to my life?These last few months have been weird. I mean, I have a perfect GPA, make $12/hour at my part time job, have no expenses (CC is free), been networking (have met and talked to some amazing people in the industry) and will be transferring to the school of my choice next year which I'm excited...146 hours 42 min ago
+4Private Equity Recruiting Guide'Tis the season... Saw MultipleExpansion.com just released new article, and reposting relevant parts here: **https://multipleexpansion.com/2017/10/28/PE-Recruiting/** Key tips: 1. Making a good early impression within your banking group is key (better staffings, recommendations to...101 week 1 hour ago
+4Question For Someone Smart: Do You Use a Discount Rate When Calculating BOFA? I know that you generally can use your levered or unlevered cash flow when calculating your BOFAand obviously it's pretty impossible to do the rest of a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-discounted-cash-flow-DCF"><abbr...66 days 37 min ago
+4PST 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...63 days 21 hours 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 4 weeks ago
+4Houston 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...31 week 1 day ago
+4The Left's Hypocrisy<img src="/files/styles/w800/public/inline/images/roy_moore.jpg?itok=yJoM1vTg" alt="" /> ### Liberal Hypocrites: Why Are Dems Criticizing Roy Moore When KENYAN PEDOPREZ Barack Obama Is Still Married To FORMER TEENAGER Michelle Obama? A liberal witch hunt is on...13 days 38 min ago
+3Are you smiling in your LinkedIn picture?Are you smiling at your LinkedIn picture? Whether or not someone should smile at their picture? Do share.626 hours 44 min 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>...493 weeks 1 day 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>...443 days 21 hours ago
+3Bulge 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...404 days 14 hours 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...394 days 8 hours 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....362 weeks 1 day ago
+3Best First Credit CardHi All, Looking at obtaining my first credit card. I'm 22, graduated this past May and my research led me towards the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase">Chase</a></span> Freedom card being a great start (due to the...366 hours 33 min 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...353 weeks 4 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...352 weeks 4 days ago
+3Is finance less attractive than it was years ago?From: [Poets and Quants: Finance Careers Fall at New Low at Wharton](https://poetsandquants.com/2017/11/15/wharton-mbas-headed-to-finance-falls-to-a-new-low/) [quote]The numbers of Wharton MBAs going into the financial services industry reached a new record low this year, falling to 32.7% of...301 hour 9 min ago
+3Lowest ranked B School for MBB recruitingConventional wisdom here would suggest that you need to go to a <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools ">M7</abbr>/T10 school to give yourself a decent chance of making it to <span class='keyword_link'><a...296 hours 42 min ago
+3On the off chance Investment Banking 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...252 hours 52 min 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...242 weeks 3 days 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...241 week 2 days ago
+3Private Equity firms 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 senior221 week 17 hours ago
+3Morgan Stanley Fixed Income Summer Analyst Superday 2018 Does anyone have any insight to how <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/morgan-stanley">Morgan Stanley</a></span>'s <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-fixed-income-FI"><abbr...222 days 9 hours 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 week 4 days 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...213 weeks 1 day 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?214 weeks 6 hours 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?202 weeks 4 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...204 weeks 23 hours 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...203 weeks 3 days ago
+4The House of Cards has collapsedAs a huge fan of House of Cards, I was extremely disappointed and disgusted to hear about Kevin Spacey's behavior and extensive sexual harassment. I pretty much only watched the show because I liked his character so much. Can you ever really separate the art from the artist? House of Cards...191 week 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. 184 weeks 4 hours ago
+3HSBC 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? Thanks1813 hours 29 min 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...174 days 15 hours 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 week 3 days 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...163 weeks 1 day 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...162 weeks 3 days 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...161 week 1 day ago
+3Houston Energy IB Rankings?Hey guys, there was a similar <a href="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/energy-investment-banking-in-houston-anyone-have-rankings">post to this made in 2013</a>, but I'm wondering how energy coverage has shifted over the past 4 years. Which <span...151 week 1 day ago
+3Does BlackRock use hair testing for their interns?I recently got offered an internship at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/blackrock" target="_blank">BlackRock</a></span> as an analyst and I am afraid they will do a hair test. They already said they will be doing an FBI...156 hours 42 min ago
+3Mega 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...134 days 23 hours 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?132 weeks 3 days ago
+3Trouble deciding which offer to pursue: CB @ BB VS. M&A @ Local Big FourFYI: both positions are Full-time analyst. I am in a position where I have received a Local (German) Big-Four <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> in <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> (<span...135 days 5 hours 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...123 weeks 4 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...121 week 2 days ago
+3What 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...126 days 1 hour ago
+3Real 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...114 days 6 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...102 weeks 6 days 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...101 week 3 hours ago
+3WSO 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...1023 hours 32 min ago
+3Any Skateboarders or Longboarders out there?I used to skate a lot as a kid, (go to skateparks, hit the local spots etc.). Now just cruise around on a longboard once in awhile as I don't want to risk the injury but miss the fun of it. Anybody else keep it up as a hobby while working? 91 hour 33 min 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...91 week 4 days ago
+3Sushi CravingsHow to find Japanese restaurants for food craving in NYC? 95 days 4 hours ago
+3Boutique 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...82 days 20 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...73 weeks 4 days ago
+3Resume help.Hey guys, I graduated back in May with a 3.5 GPA and I have gotten a couple interviews, but I overwhelmingly get rejected. I dont have much experience, but I was wondering if my resume was still good? https://www.slideshare.net/BrianOlsen22/brian-t-olsen-resume Thank you very much.617 hours 12 min ago
+3Trading Vol in an IB - what are the good resources for Rates, Credit, FX, Equities? Market-makers' help greatly appreciatedHi guys, I'm a junior market maker at a US bank working on a desk close to the vol desk in my asset class. I am very passionate about the Vol side and I have created this thread hoping that it will become a primer about the different resources people should use to learn about vol in...63 hours 50 min ago
+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...63 weeks 2 days ago
+3New Private Equity Interview Course - v3.0 - Looking for Beta Users ($100 Off for Feedback)Dearest Primates, We've been working hard around the clock to get version 3.0 of the famous <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> interview prep course from <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> ready in time for private equity...51 day 15 hours ago
+3i failed miserably at life. What do i do?Earlier this year I graduated from a rank ~30(semi-target) school with a 2.2 GPA in a hard science. I was a premed and did premed things all throughout college. I work as a waiter and take care of my 2 little siblings(parents died my freshman year). I dont need any sympathy, just help with what...525 min 46 sec ago
+3Post-Offer GPA Question for a BB FO Position vs. MM SA Position. Will SA Offer get Flagged/Rescinded? I currently have an offer for a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> <span class='keyword_link'><a...52 days 4 hours ago
+3Investors, Equity Researchers, Underwriters...help a retail trader out?I'm currently a college student trading bio-tech/pharma for some time now and it's been awesome (reading SEC/FDA fillings, Investor sentiment, etc), currently up 8% YTD. It's not amazing but I'm getting better. $GILD acquired $KITE during Summertime and it was the easiest...41 week 1 day 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...24 weeks 1 day ago
+3IB bulge bracket turnover ratesHi - I'm wondering what the average turnover rates are at the analyst and associate levels. Ie: 1) Average turnover % after 2-3 years as an analyst 2) Average turnover % after 2-3 years as an associate13 days 18 hours ago
+3WSO 12 year anniversary! November 2005 was when node #1, the (<a href="https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/about-wallstreetoasiscom">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...12 weeks 2 days ago
+35 Things Freshmen Should Be Beware of Before Starting CollegeHello <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> Community, I am a penultimate year student studying at The University of Melbourne, majoring in Economics and Finance. Due to the short length of the course structure in Melbourne, double majors in the commerce area are...16 days 20 hours ago
+3Measuring M&A SuccessAs recommended on this site a few weeks back, I started reading “Deals from Hell: <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr> Lessons That Rise Above the Ashes” that covers 10 deals and what went wrong with them. In one of the early chapters, the author,...14 days 1 hour 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.511 week 1 day ago
+5Close 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...371 week 1 day ago
+2Putting expected GPA on a freshman resume?I'm a freshman who will be graduating in 2020, a year early I have been networking quite a bit since the year has begun. I have talked to recruiters from companies such as Broadridge and CA Technologies (they recruit students from my school often) about whether they would prefer an...332 hours 11 min ago
+2More enjoyable: FP&A vs. TreasuryAnyone have experience in one or both that can chime in? Currently in FP&A now and it feels like a churn and a grind relatively often. Thinking treasury might be a more enjoyable next step with a still fairly decent career path. Thoughts?276 hours 42 min ago
+2BOA 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...252 days 6 hours 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...253 weeks 1 day ago
+2Goldman 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...2422 hours 54 min ago
+2LSE 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 &...236 days 15 hours ago
+2Highest paying industries for corporate finance?What are the highest paying industries for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/finance-development-programs-an-overview-of-acclerated-corporate-finance-careers-fldps">corporate finance</a></span>? Ie as in tech, defense, CPG, and media236 hours 43 min 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...233 weeks 4 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...231 week 1 day ago
+2Two layers of circular debt Monkies, I am a first year real estate analyst at a large development firm in Miami, Florida. My modeling skills are from my perspective pretty good, I've learnt a ton from the senior guys at my office and I make models as a side gig for other real estate investors and developers....2320 hours 44 min 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? Thanks223 days 4 hours 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...222 weeks 5 days ago
+2How 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...211 week 1 day ago
+2HK: CS vs HSBC vs BAML (all IBD SA)*Assuming* you get offers from all 3 for <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> in <abbr title="Hong Kong ">HK</abbr>, which would you go for? 1) Not native mandarin speaker per se so probably will be staffed on non-China deals 2) Not...205 hours 55 min ago
+2Citi 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...201 day 8 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...196 days 3 hours 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...196 days 5 hours 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...192 weeks 2 days ago
+2WSO Mobile Offers: Text "WSO" to 38470 and get...181 year 5 months 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...181 week 14 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...174 days 16 hours ago
+2Anyone Interested in Playing Ping Pong in Midtown NYCI got a place to play ping pong for free, 5-7 minutes walk from Grand Central. PM me if anyone is interested. 172 days 3 hours 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"...162 weeks 5 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?163 weeks 1 day ago
+2Hottest 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...155 days 8 hours ago
+2HSBC Investment Global Bankin Program Hello, So i applied to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span> Global Markets/Investment Banking program and i passed the first filter. The second part is an exam. Anyone has any idea what this is exam is about? I am...151 day 4 hours 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...153 weeks 3 days ago
+2Which EBs would you choose over Rothschild London?Hi all - holding a <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> offer from Roths London as well as an <abbr title="elite boutique ">EB</abbr> in London (think <span class='keyword_link'><a...156 hours 46 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...144 days 12 hours ago
+2Samsung Mocks Apple in Their Latest CommercialOn September 12th, Tim Cook, unveiled iPhone X, a phone that will set the path of technology for the next decade. It features an edge-to-edge OLED screen, wireless charging, facial-recognition technology, and a dual-lens camera. On the same day, Samsung announced the next year Samsung would...1413 hours 29 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...132 weeks 5 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...133 weeks 5 days 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...131 week 2 days ago
+2P/E Ratio & DCF1. How does the P/E ratio change if cash goes up? 2. How does Enterprise Value change in a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-discounted-cash-flow-DCF"><abbr title="discounted cash...135 days 15 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,...121 week 4 days 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...122 weeks 3 days 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...121 week 4 days 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...112 weeks 2 days 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...112 weeks 1 day 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...111 week 2 days ago
+2How 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...111 week 1 day 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? 111 week 2 days 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/associates111 week 5 days 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),...103 weeks 4 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...103 weeks 1 day 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?102 weeks 2 days 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...103 weeks 5 days ago
+2Best booksHello all, I know there is some feeds on books. However I would like to know some of the best books on the -analysts positions -M&A - <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> -PE -<span class='keyword_link'><a...96 days 15 hours ago
+2SMBC 2018 Analyst Training Program - Investment Banking GroupI expect that candidates will start to hear back from SMBC pretty soon. This is a thread to see when you guys hear back. 922 hours 34 min ago
+2Alternatives to IB for summer after junior yearSo with the recruiting season basically over and not getting past first round interviews at any banks/<abbr title="asset management ">AM</abbr> firms, I'm wondering what are other good alternatives for the summer. F500 corp dev? Boutiques? If I could get any sort of...95 days 2 hours ago
+2Training New Colleagues - Sink or Swim?<abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr>, How do you handle training new employees who got hired at the same level as you? Are you the ultimate team player who goes above and beyond to ensure success of the new guy or are you hands off and let them figure it out on...94 days 7 hours ago
+2Level of persistence required to secure analyst position within top capital markets teamsTo all the analysts 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...92 days 3 hours ago
+2Value of my Current Resume Hey there, everyone. I was curious to hear thoughts about how valuable my current resume is and what are my best options for <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr>/summer 2018 investment banking positions. Main points: * May 2018 Graduation Date * Econ Major with...91 week 20 hours 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"...92 weeks 4 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...91 week 2 days 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...92 weeks 2 days ago
+2Guggenheim sophomore diversity IBD SA<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/guggenheim-partners" target="_blank">Guggenheim</a></span> Partners soph <span class='keyword_link'><a...93 days 20 hours 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...93 weeks 1 day 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 week 3 days 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...82 weeks 6 days ago
+2Calculating/Finding LIBOR Forward CurveWould like to incorporate the forward curve into my models to get a better (or more conservative) reflection of what my interest rate payments will look like when debt is a certain spread over <span class='keyword_link'><a...821 hours 53 min ago
+2JP Morgan PWM Superday 11/3Has anyone who interviewed for the position on Friday heard back yet? If not, does anyone know how long that <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span> takes to get...84 days 7 min ago
+2Using 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...84 days 20 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...84 days 22 hours ago
+2Anyone interview with JBG SmithCurious what questions they ask in interviews. Would love to know experience of working there as well.72 weeks 1 day 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...71 week 18 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...71 week 5 days 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...71 week 5 days ago
+22018 SA Recruiting for International StudentsCurrent juniors who require sponsorship in the future, how did <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> recruiting go for you all this year? Were there any banks that were particularly international...71 day 5 hours 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...71 week 5 days ago
+2Help with 2 not-ideal offersI need some help deciding on a couple of offers. One is for an analyst position at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/duff-phelps">Duff</a></span> and Phelps and the other is for an Associate position at a Big 4 in their Transaction Services...76 days 4 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...71 week 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.71 week 4 days ago
+2Advice on moving from AM to Venture Capital---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------71 week 6 days ago
+2Becoming stuck or 'type casted' in a certain industryHello all. So I’m a <abbr title="Certified Public Accountant ">CPA</abbr> looking to expand my career into FP&A. (I currently have a role that does financial reporting and financial analyst work.) I may have an opportunity to land an FP&A role for a large...616 hours 20 sec 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...61 week 5 days 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...62 weeks 4 days ago
+2Appropriate Pay for Interns in Toronto Boutiques?I am wondering what’s the appropriate pay for interns at <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> boutiques in Toronto. Also do they offer any relocation stipends and is that a reasonable thing to ask for? Thanks for your help! 621 hours 34 min 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...64 weeks 7 hours 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 62 weeks 5 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...62 weeks 1 day 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...63 days 4 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>...62 weeks 2 days ago
+2Accept job for 6 months-->lateral?Hi, I'm graduating in December and have a finance offer that starts in July. I also have an offer for an FLP rotational program with 6 month rotations that starts in January. How unethical would it be to take both offers, complete 1 6 month rotation, and then quit in july to begin the...65 days 1 hour ago
+2How to match client risk tolerance to portfolio performance charateristicsI am building a software system to help out a friend who manages private client money. I am researching how, once we capture the new clients risk tolerance we select a portfolio that has matching characteristics. This article -...61 day 6 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...61 week 6 days ago
+2Recently accepted SA offer - when is it appropriate to start networking for a lateral move? Hi all, I accepted an offer for an <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> position with a fairly well known bank in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> about two weeks...65 days 6 hours ago
+2Freshman Year Internship AdviceSo I'm a freshman currently looking for an internship for the summer. I understand that I really can't provide value to firms and more looking to show interest/dedication in the finance field, so I'm pretty willing to take an unpaid internship. Currently, I've looked for the...617 hours 48 min ago
+2Finance Major in need of advice I'm a senior in college, I'm 15 credits away from the big 120. My major is finance but because of mistakes I made and poor guidance I will not be able to graduate with a degree in finance unless I stay in school an extra year. So five year total. I have yet to even get a finance...54 days 14 hours ago
+2Investment Banking first or small Hedge Fund?I have an option to return to a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> (think <span class='keyword_link'><a...54 hours 59 min ago
+2JP Morgan Asia Recruitment Graduate Programme - 2018 Hi guys was wondering if anyone heard back from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JP</abbr> Morgan</a></span> graduate programmes after the vide interview? Its been a month since...55 days 19 hours 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 week 3 days ago
+2How many Bank accounts?Hi all, Newbie here... Apologies if this has been asked before. I hope to be debt free by Jan 18 and want to start saving after that. Before any long term goals, I need to save the fees for my masters (hoping to start it Sept '18 part time while working full time) and for emergency...54 days 6 hours 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 week 3 days ago
+2CISI Certificate in Corporate Finance - worth it? Hey fellow monkeys, I'm considering to start the CISI certificate in corporate finance. ( https://www.cisi.org/cisiweb2/cisi-website/study-with-us/capital-markets/certificate-in-corporate-finance ) Does anyone have experience with this one? You think is worth to spend some time...52 weeks 5 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.52 weeks 4 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 week 2 days ago
+2Real Estate Operating StatementDear all, Could someone kindly confirm whether the following RE operating statement is correct: RE Operating Statement: Rental Income + Other income = Potential gross income (PGI) - Vacancy/Collection Loss = Effective gross income (EGI) - Operating expenses (maintenance, insurance,...54 days 8 hours ago
+2What is structured products trading?I was wondering what structured products <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> in equities would be? What sort of products are these? Are they illiquid or liquid? Where does the demand come from?52 days 2 hours ago
+2Using Python for general tasksWhat can I use Python for in the workplace and also for general tasks to help boost efficiency in my general life? I am interested in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span>...54 days 17 hours ago
+2League of Legends?ANY of y'all play it??? hehe 52 weeks 5 days ago
+2How Hard To Break In W/No Experience These Days?So, as the title says. Have been trying for quite a while to break into the industry, work experience is non-finance so far, closest I have is a previous operational position. I've been working hard on picking up skills to bring myself in line with what's desired for the current...54 days 14 hours ago
+2Part-time / executive mba?5th year banking and finance lawyer here interested in breaking into banking. Obviously an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> is a natural path to the major banking associate programs. However, since I am not in a position to drop my current job to...56 days 56 min ago
+2Interested in market making I'm currently a <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> analyst but lately Iv been very interested in market making/prop <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> and would...53 hours 23 min 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="http://tinyurl.com/3dfq69b"...51 week 2 days ago
+2Goldman Sachs Verbal OfferI received a verbal offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span> for a lateral hire position and was told the written is on the way (1-2wk estimate given...55 days 1 hour 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...41 week 5 days 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...41 week 5 days ago
+2JPM Junior Analyst ProgramDoes anyone know when applications for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span> 's junior analyst program open up and what the timeline for the process is?41 day 22 hours 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...34 days 5 hours 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...31 month 10 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...31 week 5 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...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...21 week 2 days 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 You23 weeks 4 days ago
+2Renewable Energy Financial Modeling Courses / Books / WebsitesAny recommendations for courses / books / websites on Renewable Energy (Solar / Wind) <span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso15/wsoasis/" target="_blank">financial modeling</a></span>?22 weeks 2 days 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...21 month 1 hour ago
+2Quant Interview PrepHey guys, a buddy of mine is in the process of interviews post grad school and will be interviewing at places like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/de-shaw" target="_blank">DE Shaw</a></span>, <span...223 hours 30 min 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...11 month 2 hours 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...11 month 2 hours 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...13 weeks 17 hours 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...11 month 38 min 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...14 weeks 8 hours ago
+2Anyone ever heard of Payden & Rygel?Would love to hear about any exit opps or how the culture is there? I know its an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">Asset Management</a></span> firm but there's very little information on the firm.14 days 2 hours 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...13 weeks 5 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? 12 weeks 5 days ago
+2Investment Banking Houston (Energy)Can anyone shed some light on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/evercore" target="_blank">Evercore</a></span> Houston <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> vs <span...14 weeks 5 hours 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...13 weeks 4 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...14 weeks 1 day 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](http://mebfaber.com/podcast/) podcast; in particular, [episode...13 weeks 5 days ago
+2BB&T LDP Offer Decision I know there's been a few threads on this in the past, but I was hoping to get some feedback for anyone that has experience with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...12 days 3 hours 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="http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/e8047ce915/" rel="nofollow"...13 weeks 3 days 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 ](https://www.forbes.com/sites/brantpinvidic/2017/10/25/i-just-lost-my-companys-biggest-deal-now-what/#3a0402c216c4)from Forbes to me. I'll give you guys a quick snippet: [quote] ...12 weeks 2 days 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...13 weeks 5 days ago
+2FRM challenge - free online testHey everyone, If you're prepping for the upcoming FRM exam, check out this free FRM test: http://bit.ly/2z9gBew You'll get a comparative report at the end of the test as well. Onward, RiskManager31612 weeks 2 days 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...12 weeks 5 days 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...12 weeks 3 days ago
+2Investing in Parking Spaces?[Story:](https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/02/realestate/parking-spaces-that-could-make-you-rich.html?smid=tw-nytrealestate&smtyp=cur) "Buying individual parking spaces is a little known but extremely appealing real estate play for small investors like Ms. Jones. The obvious selling...11 week 5 days 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...11 month 8 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?11 month 6 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? 13 weeks 6 days ago
+2What is Keybanc's rep currently?What is <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/keybanc-capital-markets">KeyBanc</a></span> capital markets current rep? What are exit ops? I know it's a growing middle market player and has been acquiring some boutique banks, but it's...13 weeks 3 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...11 month 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?11 month 4 hours ago
+2WSO Contest 11/17/17 - Win 1 Free Month of WSO Video Library ($97 value)Try your luck by entering yourself in our Rafflecopter contest for a chance to win a FREE month of access to the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> video library - which means access to <em>all</em> of our previous webinars (~275) and their files (ppt...01 day 19 hours ago
+12Disappointed and heartbrokenTarget school, 3.5+ GPA, relevant experience (really good <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> gig at an <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> firm) but still unemployed for <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr>. I...793 weeks 4 days 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...531 week 1 day ago
+4Being a father and a workaholicYeah, sometimes shit happens and I’m going to be father at my early 20’s. Even though I’ve never intended to have kids, I know that I have to provide education and be present in this kid life. I’m not so worried about the challenges of being a father, but in terms of my professional...392 hours 9 min ago
+21st year FLDP - thinking about quitting the program. Help please.Hi everyone, Just as the title states, I'm thinking about quitting the program soon. A little about myself: I graduated from a non-target university with a average GPA with a degree in Finance. Like a lot of fellow students, i didn't really know what i wanted to do with my life....216 hours 43 min ago
+2Energy Prop ShopsDoes anyone have any info about the following energy prop <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span> shops: Glencore Mercuria Arcadia Masefield Vitol Trafigura Gunvor How would you rank...211 hour 51 min 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 week 3 days 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 week 3 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...182 weeks 1 day 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...186 hours 43 min 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.171 week 2 days 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)...171 week 5 days 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...176 days 5 hours 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...172 weeks 3 days 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...172 weeks 4 days ago
+2Evangelicals Are False Christianshttp://www.newsweek.com/roy-more-sexual-assault-alabama-evangelicals-709015 Therefore by their fruits you will know them (Matthew 7:20). Even a child is known by his deeds, whether what he does is pure and right (Proverbs 20:11).164 days 1 hour 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...166 days 21 hours 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...161 week 4 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,...161 week 2 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...161 week 4 days ago
+3IAMA Guy who just lost half a million (personal money) trading. Ask me anything.I'm in my mid 20s, went to an ivy league school, and have a pretty cute gf. Oh, and I like to make rather risky trades in my account. If you care, the loss (~$498k) represents just under half of the <span class='keyword_link'><a...151 day 13 hours 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...154 weeks 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...153 days 7 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...152 weeks 3 days 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...153 weeks 3 days 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>...152 weeks 19 hours ago
+1Physicist gone into finance...now regretting a bitHi guys, Don't know if you remember one of my old posts where i explained my condition. Anyway last year i was at a non target studying physics(1st year of bsc) in italy, but got interested in finance and contemplated to move to a target: i was admitted to the target school of my...147 hours 16 min ago
+1Going from non-Target to Private EquityDoes anyone have experience with breaking into <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> <abbr title="megafunds ">MFs</abbr> straight out of a non-target undergrad? If so, could you provide any advice or testimonials? Assuming the answer is no (which...1412 hours 11 min 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!!143 days 3 hours ago
+1Sophomore internship - F200 Corporate Development & Strategy vs Bloomberg Equity ResearchI am having a hard time deciding between internship offers from a Corporate Development (M&A) and Strategy team at a F200 Natural Resources/Energy/Power & Utilities company and an <span class='keyword_link'><a...141 day 7 hours ago
+1Listed Major GPA on BB app; should I withdraw?................................................................................................................................................132 weeks 4 days 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),...131 day 23 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...132 weeks 4 days ago
+1I'll pay you $100 if you help me land this jobHey guys so for an interview I'm supposed to provide a one-slide anonymous investment teaser to aquire a company. And I was wondering if anyone could give some feedback on it. If you give me feedback that lead to me improving the slide I'll paypal you $100 if I get the job. Let me know...135 days 2 hours ago
+1BlackRock PAG 2017 SuperdayStarting a thread for the 2017 PAG <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">super day</a></span> in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>. Has anyone heard back from the 11/7 11/8 superdays yet? Know that there...1222 hours 53 min ago
+1Moving from Fund of Funds to Hedge fundHow possible is it to move from a fund of funds after a year or two to a hedge fund? I know obviously <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>/<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview"><abbr...121 week 19 hours 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...121 week 1 day 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...122 weeks 1 day 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...122 weeks 3 hours 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...126 hours 51 min ago
+1Masters @ Oxford vs Starting @ BlackRockHi all Briefly, I'm stuck at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/decision-point-international" target="_blank">Decision Point</a></span> at the end of my undergrad. I have been offered a full-time job starting next year...123 days 4 hours 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...114 weeks 1 day 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...111 day 23 hours 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...112 weeks 6 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!111 week 4 days 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...112 weeks 2 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> ...111 week 4 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...111 week 2 days 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...113 days 6 hours 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...112 weeks 2 days ago
+1getting fired/MBA possibilityI haven't found too many discussions on this, but was hoping others could chime in. I was terminated from my investment banking job last year and unfortunately it's listed on my brokercheck. I was able to find other jobs since and am now back on the corporate side dealing with banks...112 days 1 hour 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...112 weeks 4 days ago
+1EY InterviewHi, has anyone heard back from EY regarding their business and valuation modeling full time jobs/internships from the final interviews?105 days 4 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. 102 weeks 1 day ago
+1Morgan Stanley Offers 2018 summerHas anyone received a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/morgan-stanley">Morgan Stanley</a></span> offer recently? I know they have been doing super days but not sure if they have offered anyone103 days 7 hours 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...101 week 5 days 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...104 weeks 15 hours ago
+1Taking an offer at Cantor FitzgeraldI'm a junior and my only current <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> offers are <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span> valuation and <span...104 days 23 hours ago
+2Why the question "Is Bitcoin in a bubble?" is not the right question to ask.I was talking to friends recently and though they love Bitcoin and the blockchain, they think Bitcoin is in a bubble. I don't think that's really a relevant statement. The prices of Bitcoin are extremely high, probably due to a lot of speculation, but at the same time that does not...102 days 10 hours 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...106 days 35 sec 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...103 weeks 2 days 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...102 days 2 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...101 week 2 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...104 weeks 10 hours 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...102 weeks 5 days ago
+1Goldman sachs drug testi know <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs" target="_blank">Goldman Sachs</a></span> drug tests new hires, but how soon after accepting the offer? and also, is it a standard urine test or a hair follicle test?92 days 20 hours 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...92 weeks 2 days 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...93 weeks 6 days 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!91 day 4 hours 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...93 weeks 3 hours 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...91 week 5 days 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?94 days 9 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,...91 week 5 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. 91 week 4 days 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...91 week 5 days 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...91 week 6 days 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...92 weeks 1 day 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>...93 weeks 3 days ago
+1Python, Java or R?I have been going through some applications recently and the number of questions about technology or programming language knowledge have increased a lot, from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/blackrock"...917 hours 52 min ago
+1MS SG vs CS SG . 82 days 17 hours ago
+1Eastdil IBD Interview- RE Specefic ExpectedHi everyone, I was curious as to what level of RE technicals would be asked in a REIB interview at Eastdil? I have one real estate related internship which is a part time internship I started 2 weeks ago. I have a pretty strong understanding of <span class='keyword_link'><a...81 day 7 hours ago
+1Capital One Financial Rotational Interview Two weeks ago, I was informed that I made it to the second round of interview for the financial rotational program. As part of the interview process, I know there will be another <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/consulting-case-interviews">case...81 week 1 day 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...83 days 21 hours ago
+1Undergraduate Majors: Business Administration Vs. Economics, Which is better?Hi everyone, Here's my background information, I am an international student at a community college near San Francisco with a 4.0 GPA, <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer internship</a></span> experience in...86 days 10 min 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...84 days 17 hours ago
+1HSBC London Global Banking Top GroupsHi y'all, Got an offer to join <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/hsbc">HSBC</a></span> for the Summer. Just wanted to ask what the top groups at HSBC are. Heard a lot about Financing e.g. <span...813 hours 29 min ago
+1PE Offer - Vesting Equity Questions w/Cash on Cash MultiplesI've been presented an offer from a small <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> group to run a new business. I have an <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> but private equity isn't my background, so some of the...84 days 8 hours 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...81 week 5 days ago
+1McKinsey "Keep in Touch" Program??sup guys i just heard back from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://tinyurl.com/3qtvcjr" target="_blank">McKinsey</a></span> for a <span class='keyword_link'><a...83 weeks 1 day 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....84 weeks 40 min 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 week 3 days 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...82 days 21 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...82 weeks 6 days ago
+1Corporate Development Internship useful for a future internship in IBD?Hello, My name is Brandon and I am new to this forum. After lurking for some time, I finally decided to make a profile. I am a student at the University of New Hampshire and I am studying Finance. I will be a rising junior in the summer of 2018. Investment banking has always been the goal...817 hours 23 min 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...82 weeks 2 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...81 week 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="http://tinyurl.com/42453cl" target="_blank">Dell</a></span> Technologies as a financial analyst intern and at...82 weeks 3 days ago
+1How I dealt with depression...This is my story.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------81 week 2 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 week 3 days ago
+1Choosing between 2 offers. Advice please. hey everyone. I'm sitting on 2 job offers that lead towards different career paths. Ultimately, I will need to make a decision on where I see myself. But before that, I want to hear your opinion on which path to take based on career progression, salary, and exit opps (if any). Currently...71 week 7 hours ago
+1IB Recruitment Dying Down... What are my options?I've been on this forum for a few years now and the advice I've gotten in regards to recruitment this past year was instrumental in my ability to land interviews/superdays these past few weeks. That being said, some advice would be appreciated moving forward as I feel "stuck"...74 days 6 min 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...73 weeks 5 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...71 week 5 days 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...72 weeks 2 days ago
+1Take GMAT before starting even if no plans for MBA?Hi all, starting 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 <abbr title="Hong Kong ">HK</abbr> next year...74 days 2 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"...71 week 6 days ago
+1When do BB banks drug test?... Asking for a friend who enjoys smoking wacky tabaccy somewhat frequently. So the simple question is as follows: When were you tested - soon after the offer or closer to the start date of work that summer? 728 min 38 sec 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="http://tinyurl.com/432ywy8" target="_blank">portfolio management</a></span> Summer Analyst and I am trying to figure out what I will be doing on...72 weeks 2 days 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...73 weeks 5 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...72 weeks 3 days ago
+1Nomura IBD GroupsWhat are the best groups at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/nomura">Nomura</a></span>? In terms of deal flow and activity as well as culture? If anyone has insight, that'd be awesome. I've heard their Industrials, Sponsors, and...76 days 2 hours ago
+1Great books- non finance related onlyHey monkeys, I know there's been a ton of threads open for good books but most of them are finance/business related threads. Lately I want to read some good ole fashioned non-fiction that has nothing to do with finance. For starters, I read The Gene and Cancer the emperor of All Maladies...71 day 8 hours ago
+1JP Morgan Asset & Wealth Management Summer AnalystHey guys I have a interview (in person) with J.P Morgan for the Asset and Wealth Management Program for the summer 2018. It says that I will participate in four thirty-minute interviews. Has anyone gone through this interviews/program? If so, what questions should I expect and what's the...73 days 19 hours 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...72 weeks 3 days 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...73 weeks 2 days 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 1 week 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 week 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...63 weeks 22 hours 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? 61 week 1 day ago
+1Corporate banking exit opps?As a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> for a large bank doing corporate banking, what are my exit opps looking like for <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> recruiting?62 days 4 hours ago
+1Harvard vs. Stanford MBA for Investing Compensation (New HBS Employment Report)First off, this is in no way meant as trolling -- I'm genuinely curious to get thoughts. HBS just released its 2017 employment report: http://www.hbs.edu/recruiting/data/Pages/detailed-charts.aspx Stanford GSB hasn't released the latest yet but here is their 2016 (PAGE 6 OF...66 days 7 hours ago
+1Is starting a Youtube channel worth it?So I'm in college and I'm really involved in a particular niche. I've read about it for years, and talk about this stuff every day, and consider myself to be very well-informed. I've looked at other Youtube channels out there that cover this niche, and most aren't very...618 hours 41 min ago
+1HY or IG credit research analyst?Hi all, In terms of career progression and exit opps, which field tends to be better in the long run comparing <abbr title="high yield ">HY</abbr> vs IG analyst? My background is in <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions ">M&A</abbr>, post...63 days 10 hours 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?62 weeks 3 days 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...62 weeks 6 hours 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...61 week 6 days 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...63 weeks 4 days ago
+1Opinions on this suit for 20yr/o analyst...64 days 16 hours 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...63 weeks 5 days 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,...65 days 20 hours 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...62 weeks 2 days ago
+1Miller Buckfire SA RecruitingDoes anyone have any information on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/miller-buckfire" target="_blank">Miller Buckfire</a></span>'s <span class='keyword_link'><a...618 hours 44 min 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...62 weeks 3 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 week 3 days ago
+1Acceptance AND Rejection letter from Deutsche bank??Hey everyone, Just a couple days ago, I took the numerical reasoning test for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/deutsche-bank">Deutsche Bank</a></span>. Yesterday i received the successful applicant email saying I progressed to the next...618 hours 37 sec ago
+1PWC Corporate Finance InterviewInterviewing for a lateral investment banking analyst position with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span>, have first round phone interview with an associate, what should I expect?...63 days 6 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)?63 weeks 4 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...62 weeks 2 days ago
+1Which offer to take BlackRock or Nisa?I am having trouble deciding between two offers. One would be returning to <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/blackrock" target="_blank">BlackRock</a></span>, working in Aladdin Client Services. I did not really enjoy the work I was...61 day 4 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 matters63 weeks 5 days ago
+1How much harder is FT recruiting?Hey guys, So I received an offer this week at a pretty decent name <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> bank, think (Raymond, Cantor, KeyBank) type thing and I am wondering how hard it will be to lateral next year to a <span class='keyword_link'><a...622 hours 22 min ago
+1JP Morgan Asset & Wealth Management Summer 2018 NYCHi all, I completed the Video Interview for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JP</abbr> Morgan</a></span>'s <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr>...61 week 19 hours 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...63 weeks 3 days ago
+1UK elite-target school -> over 70 graduate job applications -> not a single interview yetSo, I am graduating in 2018 from a super prestigious MSc degree in the UK. "Go to this school, it is the best", they said. "You will get a job", they said. Whilst it is true that I never thought it would be easy, I am a little bit frustrated with the outcome so far and...65 days 2 hours 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>62 weeks 3 days ago
+1Corporate Restructuring to PEI currently have an offer at a consulting firm (A&M/<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/alixpartners" target="_blank">AlixPartners</a></span>/FTI) out of undergraduate. Do you think that there are any decent chances in breaking...61 week 11 hours 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...62 weeks 2 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...63 weeks 21 hours 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...61 week 4 days ago
+1Energy IB vs. Technology IB?Hello, I'm primarily interested in gunning for either the Energy Sector or the Technology Sector. I wanted to know whether or not either one presents a clear advantage over the other (deal flow, compensation, type of work), or if it largely depends on your preference of which sector...62 days 19 hours ago
+1what to do next3rd-year student at a public target, majoring in some sort of engineering and economics. I received interviews from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/accenture" target="_blank">Accenture</a></span> and Strategy, however, I...616 hours 32 min ago
+1Can someone give me some advice in transferring schools? Baruch vs NYU CAS, or wait and apply for Stern?Good evening ladies and gentlemen, I was hoping to get your professional and personal opinions about what I should currently do. I attend Hunter College (I know, not relevant for finance or business), and have been accepted to Baruch for the coming semester of Spring 2018. I also applied for...63 days 7 hours ago
+1Public Finance vs General IB Hi All, I received a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells...61 week 23 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...61 week 2 days 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...62 weeks 2 days 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 week 3 days ago
+1What MSFs am I a target for?I have close to a 3.0 gpa as an Electrical Engineering major from Rutgers University (big ten state school). I got a 2300 on my SATs so I think I can pull a 650 - 700 GMAT. I really want to get into investment banking. What masters in finance are a target for me? Also do i need an <abbr...63 days 20 hours ago
+1Raymond James Life Sciences vs. Piper Jaffray Industrials? Associate level hire, career change via <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr>. 2 different opportunities. <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/raymond-james-financial-inc" target="_blank">Raymond...68 hours 47 min ago
+1How's UToronto's Name on the Street? (Engineering)Hey all, Canadian student here, currently applying to colleges. I got deferred admission from the University of Toronto's Chemical Engineering program. My end goal is to get a versatile degree (hence engineering) that can be used either in <abbr title="investment...623 hours 6 min 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...51 week 4 days ago
+1Green Real Estate Are there any <abbr title="commercial real estate ">CRE</abbr> professionals here that work primarily with Sustainable/Green Real Estate in any capacity (Development, finance, advisory, etc.)? I have a few a questions. 51 week 1 day ago
+1Bring up career ending injury to potential employers? Good evening mates, **Summary: Had career ending injury. Quit job two months ago, recently had succesful surgery. Should this be mentioned anywhere before a potential employer asks why I quit my current job? ** 2-3 years out of college. Background: Had an accident skiing, damaging my...51 day 15 hours ago
+1Citadel Technical InterviewI recently got invited to do a 30 min technical interview with a trader at <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citadel-investment-group" target="_blank">Citadel</a></span>. I'm really excited about this but I also feel like...51 day 21 hours ago
+1JPM Real Estate after full time job at Duff and Phelps?My "dream" job is working in commercial RE (Either Real Estate Banking or in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">Asset Management</a></span>) at <span class='keyword_link'><a...55 hours 19 min 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...53 weeks 3 days ago
+1PERE Technical Interview QuestionsDear all, Please can you help with the following <abbr title="private equity real estate ">PERE</abbr> technical question: What is the amortizing loan constant for a 6% 30-year mortgage on a $50 million dollar loan? Also, what other technical questions could I...51 week 4 hours ago
+1Online accounting classes? Auditing?I'm going to a school in <abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> that doesn't offer any finance/accounting classes. Anyone know if it's possible to audit a class at Stern? Or have any knowledge of online classes / materials to study? ..hoping ease the...51 week 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...51 week 5 days ago
+1Quant jobs in Hedge Funds: Differences between companies?Hi all, I am considering a move towards quantitative finance from a PhD in theoretical physics from a top university, and would love some insights into the differences between various companies. My first hand knowledge is very limited, and so I am particularly interested in what people in the...52 days 8 hours 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...53 weeks 1 day ago
+1Best Way to Follow Up After Super DayHi all, I had a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">super day</a></span> with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...55 days 20 hours ago
+1Negative Multiples? I'm doing a comparable companies analysis and one of my valuation multiples is <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-enterprise-value-EV"><abbr title="enterprise value ">EV</abbr></a></span>/<span...52 days 5 hours 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...54 weeks 1 day ago
+1Infrastructure PE Analyst to Hedge Fund / Generalist PE Shop. 54 days 17 hours ago
+1Evercore - Shareholder Activism GroupHas anyone recently interview with this group in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/evercore" target="_blank">Evercore</a></span>? Do you know how I can best prepare for this, besides following the news/markets? Any technicals I...51 week 4 hours ago
+1Real Estate Asset Management Excel TestThis week I have an interview for an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-asset-management-AM">Asset Management</a></span> role with a top 25 REPE shop. One of the interviews that I have will be an excel test for 30 minutes....54 days 20 hours ago
+1Sources and Uses statement - private LBO model I need help with a basic <span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso15/wsoasis/" target="_blank"><abbr title="leveraged buyout ">lbo</abbr> model</a></span> -I'm a newbie and have done as...51 day 8 hours ago
+1Does anyone have an RV Park financial model?Does anyone have an RV Park <span class='keyword_link'><a href="https://gv142.isrefer.com/go/wso15/wsoasis/" target="_blank">financial model</a></span>? Not to be confused with a mobile home park model. Please chime in! Thanks52 weeks 10 hours ago
+1Big 4 vs IBHey guys - Am sitting at my desk at 1am right now cranking through yet another pitchbook. For context, I'm working at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...56 days 4 hours ago
+1Thoughts on PwC tech m&a SFGot an offer for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/pricewaterhousecoopers" target="_blank">PwC</a></span> iBanking. Currently a sophomore but is non-diversity, so not going to get my hopes up for <abbr title="bulge...51 week 1 day 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...53 weeks 1 day 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...53 weeks 3 days 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...53 weeks 2 days ago
+1Wells Fargo Securities Healthcare Group?Does anyone have any thoughts on <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/wells-fargo-and-company">Wells Fargo</a></span>'s healthcare investment banking coverage group, and which verticals they're strong/weak in?56 days 23 hours 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...53 weeks 16 min 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...53 weeks 2 days 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...53 weeks 3 days ago
+1Taking a S&T role at a MM over a capital markets role at a BB - am I being stupid?I know these types of posts can be annoying, but I could really use some guidance choosing between competing offers for a summer analyst gig. I need to choose by tomorrow. One offer is for a position in capital markets at <abbr title="Bank of America Merrill...51 day 7 hours ago
+1BB SA Phone Screen No-show?I received an email asking for confirmation for times available for a phone screening (interviewer suggested times they themselves were available). So I replied telling the times I was available (basically the entire time block they had availability) but heard no response. The time that they...54 weeks 1 day ago
+1Energy PE Recruiters/Search FirmsDoes anyone know which recruiters/search firms recruit for the main Energy <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> firms? I'm doing oil and gas banking at a decent shop but haven't heard anything yet. Just curious for firms like NGP/ Encap / Quantum / ArcLight/...53 weeks 2 days ago
+1Needing help deciding on FT offers Hi guys, I'm deciding between commodities <abbr title="Sales and Trading ">S&T</abbr> at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge...54 weeks 1 day ago
+1Barclays London IBD - Insight on GroupsHello guys, I'm a long time user that just set up a new account for this thread. First of all, a big shout-out to the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> community that has been extremely helpful over the years. I was wondering if anyone could shed a...52 days 11 hours ago
+1Alumnus Answered, Then IgnoredI messaged a high school alumnus who works in <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> on LinkedIn: **Me**: (Introduce myself and ask for career advice) **Alumnus**: "I actually do [remember you]! It would take quite a while to type, so lets get on a call for...53 weeks 3 days ago
+1Accepting an internship offer over finishing undergraduate degreeHello everyone, I am a senior about to finish my <abbr title="Credit Suisse ">CS</abbr> undergraduate degree and I've been extended an internship offer from Citibank. I am hesitating accepting the offer because I am 3 courses from completing my degree but the...51 day 17 hours ago
+1Thoughts of Spring Break Study Abroad Hey there, everyone. I have read a lot of forums on here about studying abroad and how it greatly impacts your resume, but I was curious if this was damaged by how long the program was. I'm considering doing a spring break study abroad program time in Belgium. The program would only be...51 week 22 hours ago
+1Interview question:Impact of capex and depreciation on FCFEIf we increase capex and depreciation by the same number (capex +100 depr +100) How will that affect our FCFE53 days 12 hours ago