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+68Investment 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...1145 days 2 hours ago
+34Ask 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...121611 hours 16 min ago
+36Guide to Office Politics (Part I)After <a href=" ">my AMA</a> I promised to write down some thoughts on office politics, since that was probably the topic that got the most interest from the <abbr...121 day 1 hour ago
+19UK Non-Target to FT Analyst at Top Tier M&A FirmHi everyone, This website has been incredibly useful to me, and I owe a lot of career success to it. It’s given me a lot of excellent insight into <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr...132 days 7 hours ago
+172018 Summer Analyst IB Recruiting Megathread: August 15th and BeyondAPPLICATIONS / INTERVIEWS / SUPERDAYS Now that early recruitment is wrapping up, most of the applications are open (minus some boutiques) and the previous thread has hit 1K comments, I thought it would be best to create another thread so people don't have to scroll through 6 pages to get...681 day 16 hours ago
+1616 Years On, Never ForgetIt is always this time every year that I find my mind wandering inexorably back to that place I was the morning of September 11, 2001, and how lower manhattan felt in the weeks and months that followed. Unable to sleep last night, I stayed up late and wrote out something much, much longer...1921 hours 53 min ago
+14Anyone feeling burnt out by recruitment?I've been recently feeling exhausted while wading through the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/wso-internship-guide">summer analyst</a></span> recruitment process. I've been stretched thin from networking in February to pushing for...324 days 8 hours ago
+10The guessing game: best site for Amazon's new HQ? [quote] Fee <abbr title="fixed income ">fi</abbr> <abbr title="front office ">fo</abbr> fum I seek the site of a new HQ Bringing jobs and scouting talent I'll make retailers know they're dead -Appley [/quote] Jeff...1066 hours 58 min ago
+9Networking 101 – 8 tips from a “non-target” school student <H4> Journals of a "Non-Target" University Student <H4> Networking in the Finance or Investment Banking industry is incredibly difficult. Whether you’re a rising sophomore trying to get your hand at any bank or company that will take you on as an intern or a graduating...123 days 10 hours ago
+8AMA > Non-Target > Search Fund & AM internships > BB AM 1st year - FI >(Think Wellington, Fidelity, Blackrock)Hey Monkeys, <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> was a huge resource for me navigating through and eventually breaking into the <abbr title="asset management ">AM</abbr> industry. Thought I'd throw an AMA for all the grinders interested...222 days 6 hours ago
+6Apple Keynote September Event 2017: The iPhone (8) Gold or Dust?In the article, "[New iPhone Key Feature Is Its Price Tag](," discusses whether the forecasted higher than the usual retail price of the future debuted 10th-anniversary iPhone will drive the overall profit...172 hours 43 min ago
+4Are recovering drug addicts reliable?The opioid epidemic in the US is a lot less "sexy" to talk about than identity politics, for sure, but its impact on the US is going to be obvious if left unchecked. [Some employers need workers and are beginning to take in recovering addicts.](...6637 min 41 sec ago
+4Debt for Elite School, or none for non target State SchoolOk, so I am a current senior in high school and I am in a predicament. I want to go into <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> before getting my <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">mba</abbr> and then <abbr title="asset...573 hours 1 min ago
+4Why can't I even get any interviews?Title says it all. I'm a junior at a top NESCAC with a 3.40 GPA in Econ, some solid finance experience my sophomore year and plenty of finance activities and leadership on my resumé. Additionally, I speak several useful languages and know basic coding in C++. My knowledge of financial...468 hours 39 min ago
+7Work to live, not live to work. Low-stress finance jobs...What are some roles with a combination of: Lifestyle (9-5) Decent pay ($125K in high COL region) Relatively low stress (limited fire drills, limited risk or potential for major mistakes) Demand (not super niche, potential to work in a relatively wide range of industries and...454 hours 47 min ago
+4How many of you guys want a legacy/are working for your children and grandchildren ?A lot of people see a job as a means to an end (monthly income). But there are those that go above and beyond in doing things like creating an empire or aiming for Chairman of the Board because they just want to literally live for their children and grandchildren to give them a life they never...221 day 3 hours ago
+4This is going to be a special topic (Highschool Junior)I've been lurking on these forums for a while now, and I finally decided to make an account even though I'm very out of place. I'm currently a high school Junior in an International School in Zurich,Switzerland. Yes, I reside in the secret banking capital of the world and my dad...212 days 2 hours ago
+4Houlihan Restructuring (NY) vs PJT RRSG? What are everyone's thoughts on both groups in terms of culture, exits, and prestige? Mostly wondering about <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/houlihan-lokey-howard-and-zukin"><abbr title="Houlihan Lokey Howard and...61 hour 22 min 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...46 months 3 weeks ago
+42018 IB Summer Analyst Recruiting Timeline - Hong Kong/SingaporeI know that 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...21 day 3 min ago
+3What is the best way for someone to gain good finance-related work experience while in college?What is the best way to gain impressive finance-related work experience while completing an undergraduate degree at an Ivy League university? I know most students take time off during summer to do internships, but what can someone do during fall and spring semesters to prepare for an investment...446 days 6 hours ago
+3Laid off, Depressed and Giving up...Long time lurker on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> (just created a new account since the old one gave away my identity too easily in such a small world haha) and very thankful for this website. I went to a semi-target, but really leaning more towards non...432 days 20 hours ago
+3"Pre-Stabilized" Investments - MultifamilyLooking to discuss / get recommendations on an interesting (and seemlingly new) investment strategy that is growing in the multifamily space. The strategy (as its name suggests) is to buy a newly constructed assets that are not stabilized. You get a brand new asset at a discounted price, and...395 days 22 hours ago
+3What to do with my life?Hi, I really need some solid advice on how I should move forward with my life. Here is my background: 2012 I graduated with a bachelors degree in petroleum engineering from a university in Egypt. Couldn't find a job due to the political unrest in the country after the...292 hours 21 min ago
+4If I don't get a banking offer, what's the next best thing?I think I speak for a lot of people when I say, I've done everything I can to position myself for <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> recruiting. I'm a 3.9 at a target, worked in <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <abbr...292 days 6 hours ago
+3Investment Banking In DenverGood afternoon All, Looking for some advice on which banks have strong deal flow, good culture, a big presence out in Denver. Also interested in hearing how exit ops work (Ive been told you have a far better chance to transition to spots out west, and will have a much harder time moving to...2810 hours 27 min ago
+3AMA: Analyst at brokerage/advisory firmI been in this role for about 6 months now and since I have some free time I figured I would do an AMA. I work for a middle market brokerage firm and focus on Investment Sales. We also do advisory services for close relationships. Ask away.1512 sec ago
+3How to deal with competitive co-worker Hi All I'm posting from another industry and would like <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> to weigh in given the community's extensive experience in office politics. I am currently a medical student at a top 3 medical school with no "corporate...151 day 40 min ago
+5What is enjoyable about NYC CRE?I get it, sexy Class A office properties, top city in the world and all, top salaries.. I love <abbr title="New York ">NY</abbr>, but .<abbr title="New York City ">NYC</abbr> <abbr title="commercial real estate ">CRE</abbr> is a...104 days 5 hours ago
+3On Power Laws and TimeThe most precious commodity in life is TIME. We never have enough of it. I personally squandered a lot of time in my twenties and thirties doing all sorts of random things. I was just busy being busy. It wasn’t until I turned 40 that I realized a couple of big things about TIME. ...23 days 20 hours ago
+2Where Do You Put Your Short-Term Savings?As the title suggests, I'm curious to see where the monkeys of <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> are allocating their savings. I just finished my first year as an analyst and having some difficulty choosing how where to put my disretionary savings. I started...376 hours 10 min ago
+2What's the most money you've lost in a day / trade?Everyone who's traded has their ups and downs. What's the biggest loss you've taken due to your mistake, miscalculation, or just plain bad luck?343 hours 49 min ago
+2Is Boconni MSF really that hard?I'm just curious. I was going through some thread on <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> and some of the contributors said that Boconni Finance Master was incredibly tough and the professors were not that good. They said that average students complete the...2911 hours 14 min ago
+2I made the mistake of doing some math on Bitcoin yesterday...Yesterday afternoon, while watching two "experts" on crypto make their bull vs. bear case for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, etc. I made the mistake of saying "what if" I tossed $1000 into Bitcoin back in mid 2010 when I was about a year out of college... $50 million. Yes,...291 hour 24 min ago
+2Non-Lifer Investment Banking thoughts wanted - IBD to MBB, an improvement?Hi All, I am currently a post <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking...291 day 19 hours ago
+2VP Added Me on Facebook - Do I Accept the Friend Request?I'm a student recruiting for internships, so I networked with a VP at a bank, and a couple days later he sent me a friend request on Facebook. It's been a day since then and I don't know what to do. This guy is about 30 years old and I have a "clean" Facebook account,...231 day 10 hours ago
+2Investment Banking and facial hairWhat do you guys think about facial hair in investment banking or in general <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-front-office-fo"><abbr title="front office ">FO</abbr></a></span> roles, except...225 days 4 hours ago
+2Why do you love Real Estate?Believe it or not, a lot of people have a hard time answering this question. I personally love real estate because it has played an integral part throughout my life. It allowed my immigrant family have a stable lifestyle, and allowed me to have a stable childhood. It's not only one of...1820 hours 35 min ago
+2Curious on Pilots/people interested in aviation or have aviation backgroundJust curious to see how many people here have experience in flying, either military, personal civilian flying or are interested in aviation in general. Not sure I see many people in finance/management circles interested in personal flying. I myself have a background in aerobatics, and will...158 hours 38 min ago
+2Is it wrong to ask why if you don't get an interview/superday?I did not get a first round interview that I 100% thought I would for <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr>. I go to a target for the firm, had networked with the guy in charge of recruiting, 3.9 GPA, prior experience, etc. Did not even get a first round. This...1419 hours 56 min ago
+2Good boutique banks in NYC or Cali?What are some good boutique banks that not many people know about in <abbr title="New York City ">nyc</abbr> or cali? For example, I know Raine Group and PJSC are great firms. Any others? 1336 min 1 sec ago
+2LBO Debt QuestionHow would you determine how much debt can be raised in an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-leveraged-buyout-LBO"><abbr title="leveraged buyout ">LBO</abbr></a></span> and how many tranches there...115 days 3 hours ago
+2Superdays next week?Hey Monkeys, FULL TIME SUPERDAYS: Any Superdays next week? Please share, thank you so much fellow monkeys! Glad to see all you guys helping each other out.101 day 19 hours ago
+229 Year-Old CFO of Kraft HeinzThe $100 billion food empire has decided to entrust the financial direction of the firm in the hands of a 29-year-old. David Knopf has worked at Kraft since 2015 and is a partner at 3G Capital. Prior to Kraft and 3G he worked at Goldman Sachs and Onex. He will become one of the youngest CFOs in...82 days 8 hours ago
+2Started a Bitcoin Club; include on resume for recruiting? I recently started a Bitcoin and blockchain technology club at my schooland was wondering if I should include it on my resume for recruiting. Would banks find this sort of thing risky and be put off from it? Or would it be fine to put a blockchain group on my resume? 68 hours 36 min ago
+2Full name or shortened version of your name?Say your name is Andrew, do you go by Andy/Drew or Andrew in the workplace? I feel like a shortened version is friendlier and helps you build rapport with colleagues/clients (which is extremely important when you are facing clients a lot)... while a full name is more "uptight" and...611 hours 19 min ago
+2Leerink email format pleaseHey, was wondering if anyone knew Leerink's email format. Tried about 10 combinations but they're all getting returned so was wondering if there was a middle initial in it. Thanks56 hours 12 min ago
+2Bitcoin is a fraud?Jamie Dimon, the CEO of JP Morgan, recently made [headlines]( when he said that bitcoin is a "fraud." What do you fellow monkeys think? Is Jamie Dimon Correct? Will Bitcoin go bust,...520 hours 3 min ago
+2Buying REO from Special ServicersDoes anyone have experience buying REO from CMBS special servicers? Do servicers always hire brokers to sell their REO? I'm looking at buying a couple of assets that one servicer is about to foreclose on and I'd like to make an offer before they hire an investment sales broker and take...52 days 4 hours ago
+2BAML First round video interviewjust received a first round video interview from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/bank-of-america-merrill-lynch"><abbr title="Bank of America Merrill Lynch ">BAML</abbr></a></span> - it's an 'on demand...37 hours 16 min ago
+2What ever happened to My name is Goldstein and MikeFromBaruch?I remember back in June-August I used to see these trolls everywhere spamming their shitty threads and getting on peoples nerves. Bragging about wearing Patek Phillippes but cant even spell Phillippe properly. Constantly poking fun out of people by giving them insecurities by saying they worked...35 hours 1 min ago
+2Desperately in Need of Financial Career AdviceHello everyone! I have periodically sifted through <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> over the last few years as I have always been interested in Investment Banking and high-level finance, but I am finally at the age where it is time to figure out my career...24 hours 49 min 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...14 months 4 weeks ago
+3Can you get into MIT by just having a billionaire grandfather ?One of my classmates in high-school married a heavy-hitter's grandson. His grandfather is a proper baller. $8 million private jet just for the senior management of his construction empire. These guys own dams, toll roads, airports, a 2500 Megawatt power-plant. His dad gave a...258 hours 29 min ago
+1When did you "figure it out"?what I mean by title is, when did you really figure out what area of RE you wanted to be in and when did you eventually get to a role that gave you a solid experience/foumdation? I graduated 2.5 years ago and ended up in a corp Finance type role with F50 and realized I wanted <abbr...192 days 8 hours ago
+1Majoring in Wall Street?Right now, I'm a freshman at a non-target school majoring in finance. My question is three-pronged: 1.) I've heard that Finance, Econ, and Accounting are by far the best degrees for landing on Wall Street. I've heard that Finance is slightly better in terms of entry-level...172 days 7 hours ago
+2Any serious stock market participants here ? is it worth it ?How many of you got caught with unforeseen corporate developments ? Like Indonesia recently nationalized a mine owned by a major miner and wah-lah, 20% of the stock price drops. This is something you can't predict when reading an annual report. An explosion at an asset, wampa, there...161 day 22 hours ago
+1J.P. Morgan Hong KongI recently received an interview invitation from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jpmorgan-chase"><abbr title="JP Morgan ">JPM</abbr></a></span>. (She didn't tell me which office; I assumed it is <abbr...137 hours 20 min ago
+1EB or Top-tier BB?What would the pros and cons be of deciding between an industry group at a top tier <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge bracket</a></span> bank or being in a generalist program at an elite...134 days 1 hour ago
+1MM IBD vs. GS SLC IBDCurrently have two offers for FT: 1. <abbr title="middle market ">MM</abbr> <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking...132 hours 50 min ago
+1Do I have a chance at PJT RX if I'm not from Wharton/Harvard?I got a first round with PJT Restructuring despite having a 3.6 and zero banking/finance experience on my resume. I go to a target, not H/W though. Is the playing field relatively even once I have this first round? Do non H/W kids have a realistic chance at PJT RSSG? Any specific things I should...121 day 21 hours ago
+1Did you get a lot out of studying a foreign language in school?[And if it were offered, would you have tried out studying Arabic?]( Cause Qatar sure wants Americans to learn. Long story short... [quote] The Qatar Foundation gave $30.6 million over the past eight years to several...122 weeks 2 days ago
+1Are midlife crises even real? [Economists think midlife crises are real while psychologists think it's all phooey -- I mean, how does age even relate to a slow crisis?]( Although the study admits...121 day 4 hours ago
+1Please Help: JP vs Citi vs Barclaysdeleted . 113 days 4 hours ago
+1Breaking in to multifamily with non-related majorCurrently a senior graduating in December at a non-target, with a math and computer science major. Does anyone have any advice for breaking in to CRE? My first choice would be multifamily, but I'll take anything I can get. I have been targeting Fannie/Freddie, and big firms like Cbre, JLL,...112 hours 2 min ago
+1Prefer EBs or BBs?I'm a senior at a target, coming out of the internship well with a solid offer in hand. Friends and I were discussing about the attractiveness of different <abbr title="elite boutiques ">EBs</abbr> and <abbr title="bulge brackets ">BBs</abbr>,...101 min 10 sec ago
+1MBA questions, deposit amounts etc1. Can I refuse an interview without adverse impact? I dont want to do more than 4 in total during my entire process even if invited for more. 2. 2 rounds of deposits? dont understand this, and where the re vera check fits into this? any other consideraitons with schools and different rounds...102 days 7 hours ago
+1Not A Single BB InterviewHey guys, So I've applied to just about every <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr title="bulge bracket ">BB</abbr></a></span> (more than one division for a lot of...91 day 19 hours ago
+1Clothes and items for heavy B-travelHey all, Soon I'll be beginning sales focused role requiring upwards of 70% travel per week. I've already got a solid briefcase and suitcase and am planning to get a few pairs of Bonobos (thinking I can use these for pleasure as well). While I'm traveling I'll probably...94 hours 45 min ago
+1Am i competitive for a HF internship next Summer?Hi, I'm a sophomore at a top 30(but not target) university in America studying Mathematical Economics and Computer Science. I have done 3 internships before, two in software engineering and one as a quantitative <span class='keyword_link'><a...923 hours 39 min ago
+1How did you guys answer this one..Was talking to some buddies last night going over our interviewing process when applying to jobs. There was one question that virtually all were asked: "What is the relationship between cap rates and interest rates?" I'm sure you all have had this question in an interview at...99 hours 52 min ago
+1Kevin Durant Beats Down on a Failing Underarmour Under Armour has been doing badly for some reasons described below and Durant made it worse for the company his team mate endorses, by apparently just stating the obvious: [quote] Nobody wants to play in Under Armours. I‘m sorry. The top kids don’t because they all play Nike [...]...91 day 7 hours ago
+1I have a conspiracy theory regarding stock market manipulationMalaysian airlines lost 2 planes in 2014. One due to a missile incident in Crimea, and one due to "disappearance". If I was a bond villain, I'd short the stock and have people make planes disappear or get damaged in seemingly believeable manners. What do you think finance...85 hours 3 min ago
+1An Unconventional situation - Please AdviseHello <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> readers, I am in a bit of an odd situation and am looking for feedback. I apologize in advance as this is going to be a lengthy post, but there are a significant number of factors that make my situation highly unique (at...84 days 22 hours ago
+1Critique My Cold Email to AlumniSo, I have used this template to cold email alumni (non-target school) to network and seemed to have great response rate with it when I began. Lately, I have been having a poor response rate and it's really demotivating. Is it the time of year, my email, other? I have no internships to...71 hour 32 min ago
+1Return on equity/cash on cash calcI'm looking at a cash flow statement. What line items do you include in <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-free-cash-flow-FCF">free cash flow</a></span>, including a disposition, to arrive to your yearly and all in...72 hours 6 min ago
+1How do you manipulate the stock market?I feel curious about this topic. A lot of people know about "inside <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/trading-overview">trading</a></span>", but is it the same as manipulating the stock/equity market? How does someone do...73 days 8 hours ago
+1Salary and timeline of a Financial Advisor?Hey all, I was wondering if anyone can share some insight on what the starting salary and career progression looks like starting off as a financial advisor at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge...72 days 4 hours ago
+1How long does it take to hear back from Goldman Sachs after a HireVue Interview?I submitted my Hirevue on 08/28 and I haven't heard back yet. I'm wondering if anyone did a hirevue and heard back. 717 min 48 sec ago
+1How serious of a challenge is it to raise private equity for a businessman?Anybody in <abbr title="private equity ">PE</abbr> here that knows the process ? I'd like to be a businessman in the long-term, but as a failed entrepreneur (couldn't even raise a million for a venture in college that was pretty seriously focused on), I feel fear...73 min 51 sec ago
+62017: Tiers based on exit oppsGot this from a friend working at a top <abbr title="megafund ">MF</abbr> fund and the list overall seems right so reposting here. He said these groups are tiered based on an # of offers / # of analysts in each class basis. Again, this is the list they use there and does...71 day 9 hours ago
+1Origination vs Underwriting at a GSE lenderHi guys! Really appreciate any help in advance! I applied for a summer intern position at a GSE lender. They have two tracks- origination and underwriting. I am not sure which to choose. Can anybody who has worked in both help describe what the day to day is like? On a broad level, I know the...72 days 23 hours ago
+1Best MM Bank for TechKind of curious what middle market bank has the strongest tech group. I hear that <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/jefferies-company">Jefferies</a></span> (I realize Jefferies might not be considered a <abbr title="middle...63 hours 22 min ago
+1Networking chat with MD from my alma mater to get into ib. What questions do I ask?So I now have a phone chat scheduled with an MD from firm where I applied. He went to my alma mater but also went to business school following (whereas I did not). What questions should I be armed with/what is goal of this conversation?61 day 4 hours ago
+1Roadtrip to Maine - Need SuggestionsHey all - finally got approved a few vacation days to do a little road trip to Maine (from NYC). I'll be going with the gf and will be staying at a place that is about 20 minutes away from Portland. I believe I'll be hanging out mostly in Portland but wanted to hear some suggestions on...61 day 5 hours ago
+1UBS SONRU First Round InterviewI have a first round SONRU video interview with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/ubs-ag">UBS</a></span> for a 2018 <span class='keyword_link'><a...615 hours 8 min ago
+1Any info about Deloitte Corporate Finance?Hey guys - I know it's kinda late, but I just got a first round with <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-a-discounted-cash-flow-DCF"><abbr title="discounted cash flow ">DCF</abbr></a></span> and I...63 days 3 hours ago
+1RE PE to CRE Debt Fund and BackI have been offered a job at a <abbr title="commercial real estate ">cre</abbr> debt fund, after a few years would it be possible to swap to re <abbr title="private equity ">pe</abbr> (I've already done two internships previously)67 hours 31 min ago
+1Loop Capital MarketsThere hasn't been a thread on this firm in the past few years, and I was curious as to what you all think? Culture? Deal flow? Good place for a first internship in <span class='keyword_link'><a...61 day 19 hours ago
+1Current Recruiting StagesDoes anyone know where each bank stands in their recruiting process? Have any of the banks already filled all of their <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr>/<abbr title="Sales and Trading ">S&T</abbr> positions? Which firms have barely even...65 days 10 hours ago
+1What's the purpose of QOE??So I have been wondering what's the purpose of QOE? I have encountered a number of them during my limited full time working 2 months, can someone explain what are those and what's the purpose of those? From my experience, we are just dealing with a few accountants and talk about...55 days 4 hours ago
+1Goldman Sachs Superday (Non-Target, Sub 3.5 GPA)Is there a disadvantage going into the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/tag/superday">superday</a></span>? Many people say there aren't, but there has to be.. Any suggestions on how I should approach this?52 days 6 hours ago
+1FT Decision: Citi FLDP vs. Brown, Gibbons, Lang/Mizuho/Duff & PhelpsI have a return offer from <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/citigroup">Citi</a></span>'s <span class='keyword_link'><a...55 hours 43 min ago
+1What to expect from a modeling case study at a superday?Recently found out that some superdays have modeling case studies. What does this mean, how in depth are they, and how can I prep?51 day 17 hours ago
+1Annotated Stock Price Chart - There has to be a better wayHi everyone, I am currently a third year analyst at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB">bulge bracket</a></span> investment bank. I am 100% sick of making annotated stock price charts. Not the part...54 min 31 sec ago
+1How to create a credit write upIf you want to be in IBanking you have several companies like <span class='keyword_link'><a href="" target="_blank">Wall Street Prep</a></span> or BIWS that sells guides on how to built <span...54 days 2 hours ago
+1Best Undergraduate Economics Programs in CanadaI am an American student that would like to study economics, but because of financial restrictions and my parents office offering 66% off international tuition, I am really interested in studying in Canada. I have interned at the World Bank and worked with many economics professors at...56 hours 30 min ago
+1Will Private Equity Continue With the Amazing Returns?Private Equity has been a solid investment plan for the last few years. There is a huge cash flow going into the <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/private-equity-interview-prep-questions">private equity industry</a></span>. There is concern...51 day 1 hour ago
+1Goldman Sachs OCR Coffee Chat<span class='keyword_link'><a href="/company/goldman-sachs"><abbr title="Goldman Sachs ">GS</abbr></a></span> is coming to my school tomorrow for a coffee chat. Has anyone had a coffee chat with Goldman before and can tell me what...53 days 23 hours ago
+11ST Rounds Phone Interviews Recieved this past week/next week?Monkeys, can you please share1st Rounds Phone Interviews Received this past week/next week? Thank you so much monkeys, please keep sharing!52 days 9 hours ago
+1PJT Secondary Advisory FT Analyst? Hello everyone. A bit new to <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> in that I have not officially posted before. I recently received a first round interview invitation for PJT Partner's Park Hill Secondary Advisory Group in <abbr title="New York...32 days 4 hours ago
+1Jump to Deloitte?I am looking for some advice on a career decision I need to make. I graduated from a top 10 <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration ">MBA</abbr> in 2016 and landed a spot at <span class='keyword_link'><a...22 days 9 hours ago
+1The Global Financial Centers Index 21 outcomesThe new The Global Financial Centres Index 21 is out! You can have a look at this link: Despite Brexit (still work in progress - we have to wait 2019) London remain the 1st financial center in the world. But the uncertainties...22 days 10 hours ago
+1Recruiting for 2018 SA PositionsHey all -- I'm here doing recruiting right now for <abbr title="summer analyst intern ">SA</abbr> positions and applied to a bunch of places last week/two weeks ago. I just wanted to get a feel on what places are still even looking given how accelerated recruiting is...22 days 3 hours ago
+1Bad to mention what bank you're moving to in emails?Im going from a MO role to <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> at another bank. Ive read you shouldnt mention to people where you are moving to but I wanted to send emails to people in the <abbr title="investment banking ">IB</abbr> department...13 hours 21 min ago
+1Debt SyndicationHello Guys, I want to know that what is the basic difference in performing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/equity-research-overview">equity research</a></span> and debt syndication? I am good at Equity Valuation, industry...14 days 6 hours ago
+1Anyone receive an offer?Hey guys, So I know <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-investment-banking-division-IBD"><abbr title="investment banking division ">IBD</abbr></a></span> is very much underway, but I have not seen...14 hours 42 min ago
+1Barclays houston superday Has anyone heard back yet? My understanding was the plan was to give all feedback by last night. Thanks guys11 day 20 hours ago
+1Distressed Primers Other than like Moyer and that distressed debt blog, does anyone have decent resources for distressed debt - either primers or case studies? Would appreciate any help120 hours 59 min ago
+1 <abbr title="restructuring ">rx</abbr> male enhancement is really a supplement that is made out of some common fixings and it is really an ideal answer for a large number of your sexual medical problems. By the utilization of this item, you feel that your sexual...16 days 11 hours ago
+1AMA : Insurance Actuary to Big4 Consulting (not TS/CF) to CorpDev (M&A), at age 30A year ago I promised to do an AMA when I complete my first deal so here we are. This is Asia experience so may not be applicable to North America, but why not? Education: International student went to a Midwest non-target undergraduate program (BigTen but not...14 hours 44 min ago
+1WSO New York Happy Hour: Thur 9/21, 7:00pm @5th and MadHappy September, dear monkeys! The weather is cooling off, it's Oktoberfest season, and NFL is starting...plenty of good things to chat about with fellow finance professionals! Open to all members 21+. Prost! Date/Time: Thursday, Sept 21st, @ 7:00pm <strong>How to find the...03 days 13 hours ago
+2Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry ProsRecruiting season is here make sure you're ready for it with a <strong><a href="//">Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review</a></strong> from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done in a...477 months 4 weeks ago
+1Generally speaking which firms (tech/mgmt consulting/ibanking) have the most through background checks?Also why? How do they compare to say a government security clearance process? is this industry or company specific (ie all financial consulting vs just <span class='keyword_link'><a href=""...63 days 13 hours ago
+1Post-MBA: REIB or Roll the Dice on REPEI am at a <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools ">M7</abbr> program and finished my summer associate position in real estate coverage at a <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-bulge-bracket-BB"><abbr...62 days 3 hours ago
+1Bank of America Investment banking AnalystHi everyone, So I applied for the role of investment banking analyst, Calgary. Just wondering if anyone that applied for the same role has gotten any updates? Cheers413 hours 11 min ago
0Join the WSO Resume Review Team We are looking to add several Resume Reviewers to the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> Resume Review team. <h3>Requirements:</h3> <ul> <li>At least 1 year of professional experience in finance</li> <li>Previous...274 months 2 weeks ago
0How many of you believe in luck ?So I'm a business enthusiast (aren't we all - it's <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis ">WSO</abbr> helloooo). I love studying failures and successes and those who made it. For a long while I was a hard ass that believed you could make it and make your dreams...26 hours 35 min ago
0Hurricane Irma: How Should I Invest?With Hurricane Irma on its way to Florida this weekend. The hurricane season has just reached its peak and with Jose and Katia in the ocean right now along with Irma. These storms will have effects on the markets, like Harvey did on the oil sector. My question to you guys is where do you see...24 days 1 hour ago
0FLDP phone screen, what to expect?I have a phone screen for an <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/guide/finance-development-programs-an-overview-of-acclerated-corporate-finance-careers-fldps"><abbr title="Finance Leadership Development...11 day 7 hours ago
0IRR time series - PE Funds - BO and VC performance I need quarter IRRs time-series (at least 10 years) of private equity funds performing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="/finance-dictionary/what-is-the-back-office-BO"><abbr title="back office ">BO</abbr></a></span> and...03 days 15 hours ago
0Insight on BBHi! In the way of preparation for the interviews in London, can someone advise nice resources where to get info on which sectors banks are strong, in which have room for improvement etc. Thanks 05 days 9 hours ago
0Centerview Restructuring InfoInterviewing with them next week for <abbr title="full time ">FT</abbr> (target, had a posting on my school's career website). Any info on the culture, deal flow, etc. would be much appreciated.01 hour 48 min ago
+17Why do we keep old people around?Back before the internet and modern digital age, it was understandable. Old people could pass down tips of wisdom and general life lessons they amassed over their long lives. Everything from basic knowledge (such as apple seeds being poisonous) to insight into the local community (such as the...8718 hours 52 min ago
+6Are the 99% being conned by the 1% ? They own the rat race ? I feel like a hamster in a cage.1. After you graduate college your sole objective is to make money in a dignified manner 2. Too many people in the fray = competition = getting a job is tough 3. keeping the job = tough 4. You soon realize money is everything 5. Then you wonder - why didn't they teach us how to make...351 hour 30 min ago
+3Do you guys get intimated seeing pretty females in the office ?So there's this lady working as a financial analyst, I think she has the most photogenic face and she's quite the cougar. Very pleasant personality. It's not even one of those outright sexy/bombshell faces/bodies - it's that good girl image that softens your heart and she...1821 hours 55 min ago
+2Best Colleges OverallYou can find countless threads regarding best schools to help you break into finance, and those are obvious. However, I don’t think I have seen a thread about best overall schools. As you know, finding a Bank with the right culture is very, very important, so I don’t know why culture at...1722 hours 9 min ago
+1Important Things You Need To Do In Your 20s1) Keep Exploring If you are in your twenties use it effectively and do not waste it. You will not have real responsibilities and you will have ample of time to explore and experiment. You need to take up every action now rather than procrastinating it on a later stage. You should do an...81 day 5 hours ago
+3If I took $100 from you and immediately gave you back $97...... you'd probably be angry and demand the remaining $3 back. It's a deal you simply will not accept, under any circumstance. Yet so many people happily deposit their cash in a savings account that pays essentially no interest. Zero. Do they not understand what inflation is?...305 days 3 hours ago
+1Is a low tier bank like DB or Guggenheim easy to get?Seems like everyone only wants the top shops on here so how competitive are the other lower banks? Advice please133 days 23 hours ago
0Do bankers lack self-awareness?I've noticed a decent amount of "Non-targets will always be given harder questions, we downgrade non-target gpa by 0.5, non-target kids have to prove themselves, etc." posts on here lately and it makes no fucking sense. Majority of non-target kids who interview had to bust ass one...33 days 4 hours ago
+2My sister got rejected from Columbia....she's near suicideBachelor's in Engineering from India Came to the USA right after undergrad works with HP (hewlett packard) as a technical person with 0 proven leadership skills gets an above 700 score for the first time on the 3rd GMAT attempt loses her job before Columbia review (unfortunate - she was...2244 min 59 sec ago