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  2. I come from a target West Coast school. I say target because being on the West Coast, there are only three name-brand schools you can land a job on at an i-bank on the West Coast. Those name brands from my POV are Stanford, Berkeley, and USC. I go to one ...

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  3. Just thought I would start a thread to compile a list of finance-related internships (PWM, IB, PE, HF) for first years in college. I understand that these opportunities are slim and elusive.. hence the thread. Harvey & Co- Newport Beach, CA Merrill Ly ...

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  4. So I will be a freshman this upcoming school year and I am looking to have an investment banking/private equity related internship next summer. I need to make money to live in college but I didn't know what banks/firms would offer a paid internship ( ...

    40 comments12 Apr 2019 -

  5. Sophomore Programs/Internships

    Investment Banking

    I am currently a sophomore finance major who wants to pursue a career in investment banking. I have heard that some banks have sophomore programs and was wondering if anyone knew anything about them? Are they thing this year? When do I apply? etc. Thanks ...

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  6. Finance Interviews: Goldman Sachs 1st round. No. Altamont Capital 1st round. No. Bracebridge Capital 1st round. No Bridgewater Associates 1st round. No. Consulting Interviews: Cornerstone Research 1st round No. Analysis Group 1st round. No. Simon-Kucher 1 ...

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  7. Like I promised, I'm back to give an explanation on how to get an internship after freshman or sophomore year. I'm not offering any guarantees, but I can tell you that it has worked for me, and it depends on the effort you put in. Want a job? Ea ...

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  8. Final year & internship

    Investment Banking

    Hi everyone, At the moment I am applying to off-cycle and summer internships in IB in London. Some banks, however, do not accept students that are final years. I am graduating this year (in a month), and thus have a preference for an off-cycle internship ...

    39 comments16 Jul 2017 -

  9. Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 5/29/14 and ranks #36 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. I've been reading WSO for a whil ...

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  10. I asked a partner (who hired me) out for a coffee, he agreed, then changed his mind. He told my performance manager leader (PML) that I did not respect his time because an intern supposes not to ask a partner out for coffee during busy season! (But he wen ...

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  11. I'm reposting this comment, which I made on another post, to my blog-- think it's a good standalone story, but not exactly front-page material. First internship of my life, the guy I worked for had a completely f*cking ridiculous name. In fact, ...

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  12. Hello fellow financiers, I'm a 15-year old high school student residing in Portland, Oregon who is looking to get started in the world of finance. Ever since a young age, I've watched the Nightly Business report, read the Wall Street Journal, Fo ...

    17 comments1 May 2018 -

  13. I'm an admit of University of SoCal and I got about a 3-month gap between my HS graduation and college semester. I know it would be hard to get an intern or even an insight program at this moment. I just don't want to waste this summer. To make ...

    13 comments7 May 2018 -

  14. Are there any? And how do I go about them? If I'm graduating spring 2017, will I still be able to do an internship at a Small Boutique or MM in the summer of 2017? 2016 investment banking 1st internship No Yes 311488 98025 315649 357362 440056 ...

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  15. Has anyone ever been told to write their own recommendation letter before? I asked a former professor to write me one, and he told me to write it myself and he would sign it. He's a great teacher and he says he wants to help me, but he wants me to do ...

    31 comments8 Oct 2012 -

  16. There are a lot of great lists like this on WSO that have been very beneficial to me over the last few years. I want to throw out 5 that I do not remember seeing on the site. Hopefully this helps some of you guys about to start your first internships/full ...

    17 comments11 May 2014 -

  17. edit: sorry for the really long post. I would really, really, really, really appreciate any advice, though. Hi, I am currently a senior in high school, and I will be attending a non-target state school with pretty much a full ride. I am on the East Coast ...

    12 comments1 Apr 2018 -

  18. I'm an incoming freshman at a school whose business school is a target. I myself am not currently in business school, but I will try to internally transfer. Business/finance is a recently realized interest of mine. That being said, I have been quite ...

    11 comments23 Jul 2018 -

  19. Hi guys, I'll be a freshman at Harvard next year and I'm looking to go into finance. Would anyone be able to give insight on how I could get an IB internship next summer? (summer after my freshman year.) Is that even possible? I'll likely d ...

    18 comments29 Dec 2015 -

  20. How good does it look to have an investment banking internship as a freshman? Would it help me significantly more for BB or MM recruiting as a sophomore? 1st internship No Yes 115726 94710 351034 324137 139751 ...

    22 comments6 Jun 2014 -

  21. dfv

    Job Search Advice

    fvv compare offers choosing offers 1st internship No Yes 394123 ...

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  22. Recently I am looking for summer internship but I have no idea what kind of job can lead to financial job eventually. I know even entry level financial analyst also need 2 years experience so that I want to start from getting related job experience. Does ...

    24 comments13 Nov 2012 -

  23. Hello everyone, I created a post about a year ago asking about getting a summer internship as a community college student and breaking into the field in general (https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/break-into-...). I got much feedback in this forum, so ...

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  24. Doing a risk management internship at a big 4 right now, and quite frankly, I don't quite like it. Its a freshman internship thats a month short. I've always been interested in getting into PE or even IBD, but I don't quite see how this int ...

    10 comments8 Aug 2018 -

  25. 2 Spring Offers

    Investment Banking

    Hey Y'all, Some advice would be helpful. I'm a sophomore math and finance major at a nontarget top 50 UG southern school. I have 2 remote offers for this semester and need to decide in the next day or so. One is a 500M portfolio VC based in LA t ...

    11 comments15 Feb 2018 -

  26. Big List of Quant Employers

    Job Search Advice

    List of Companies hiring interns/full-time quants INVESTMENT BANKS Bank of America Merrill Lynch Barclays Capital BNP Paribas Citigroup Centerview Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank Evercore Goldman Sachs J.P. Morgan Jefferies Lazard Moelis Morgan Stanley Nomura ...

    13 comments24 Oct 2017 -

  27. 2 internships at once???

    Investment Banking

    Hi guys, just finished freshman year at a semi-target. So I'm doing 2 (remote) internships this summer, but I just realized that it might be a conflict of interest/ not legal. One is a very small PE firm (2 co-MDs) and the other is a search fund (onl ...

    10 comments30 May 2018 -

  28. Hi, Please can you suggest improvements to my CV? Dont hold back, I would like to know everything I could improve. I've been messing around with the formatting and I think I've finally come up with something acceptable. My problem is that I have ...

    16 comments11 Feb 2015 -

  29. application resume wealth management 1st internship interview No Yes 125304 163950 172409 208466 133382 ...

    11 comments2 Aug 2017 -

  30. I recently managed to land myself a summer intenship in Deutsche Bank 's Markets Division (S&T). I was wondering which desks are the best at the moment (in terms of prestige/deal flow). Just as a bit of context, at the moment the security I know ...

    13 comments29 Apr 2016 -

  31. Greetings, I am wondering how common sophomore summer internships are for positions in wealth/ Asset Management /banking. If you have gotten one, how did you go about getting it? Through your university, or a connection outside of school? How and when do ...

    12 comments28 Aug 2016 -

  32. Hello, I'm currently a second-year student at a "semi-target" university. I have been applying to all the major BBs, but know that the odds are against me in getting these internships. I also will be trying my luck with the Sophomore progra ...

    16 comments8 Dec 2012 -

  33. I'm a senior graduating in December and have been looking into an unpaid internship with a boutique IB in my hometown (Charlotte, NC). I went to a regional state school that isn't anything special but decent. After graduation I expect to have a ...

    12 comments22 Oct 2015 -

  34. Hello, I have the chance to choose between IB vs AM vs institutional sales for my first ever internship (freshman). I am most interested in AM and hope to get into that industry for my junior internship. The firms are all on the same level. Any advice on ...

    7 comments12 Feb 2019 -

  35. I am a new WSO user but I've been visiting this site daily for the past 3 week. I cannot thank you guys enough for your willingness to share your experiences and at the same time provide me my daily laughs. ...

    14 comments3 Nov 2012 -

  36. Aloha Monkeys, I'm currently separating the military (think Air Force or Navy) to finish my degree at a traditional undergraduate institution (I will either be a Sophmore or Junior). I will either be attending UPenn (non-Wharton), Georgetown MSB, or ...

    8 comments13 May 2018 -

  37. Hey everyone. So I was just wondering what exactly it meant when a internship is listed as off cycle? The internship I am interested in for example says that it will start between April and July and will last approximately 3-6 months. It also said to just ...

    10 comments19 Apr 2018 -

  38. Hi Guys, Is there a discount rate applied with an acquisition being financed with a 100% cash and using the Discounted Cash Flow model? 1st internship No Yes 279935 57881 285617 212317 129098 ...

    12 comments8 Dec 2014 -

  39. During an introductory seminar held in Paris that aimed to provide an overview of the whole London BB internship application landscape, hosted by a company specializing in helping its clients (typically undergraduate business school students) secure inter ...

    7 comments19 Jun 2018 -

  40. Resume Confusion

    Resume Advice

    Hey guys, Quick question here. I submitted my application to a BB for a Summer Analyst position for 2018. I am a transfer student and on my resume included two clubs that I plan on joining when I get to school this coming fall semester, my schools Busines ...

    8 comments1 Aug 2017 -

  41. Goldman Sachs internship offer

    Job Search Advice

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  42. Hey monkeys! During a discussion I had with one MD I was trying to network with, he mentioned that one of the most important qualities for an intern is good situational awareness--that is, knowing when they should insert themselves and knowing when they s ...

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  43. Hey everyone, I'm currently a Sophomore Finance major at a non-target (University of Connecticut) looking to break into IB. As a sophomore coming from a non-target, I wasn't able to secure any banking internship interviews this fall. However, I ...

    9 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  44. Hi Everyone! I have an interview for a bank in a couple of weeks, and I am completely, utterly, totally unprepared. I'm an underclassman who applied for an internship for the heck of it, not thinking I would get it. It is a pretty big bank and I' ...

    9 comments21 Mar 2016 -

  45. Hi all, I'm a Freshman at a well known Ag School in California. I hope to one day become a physical commodity trader. After quite a few cold calls I've lined up two internships for the summer. One with a freight forwarder (NVOCC) who does some w ...

    8 comments18 Apr 2017 -

  46. How are Bates/Colby College viewed on the Street? I have a choice of either pursuing a Math/Econ Double major, an Econ Major, or doing the 3-2 Engineering program with Columbia (in which I would major in Financial Engineering). However, the courseload is ...

    8 comments26 Oct 2016 -

  47. I'm a sophomore at a non-target. My ultimate goal is to network into an IB SA position for next summer. Right now I have no relevant finance internships, but I know it will be important to get one for this summer so I have experience to show for recr ...

    9 comments30 Mar 2015 -

  48. Breaking

    Job Search Advice

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  49. I'm an incoming junior from a top 5 target school with a 3.7 GPA in STEM (CS). I'm been dissuaded from doing software engineering and am looking at consulting and finance (specifically consulting) instead. I've always had a deep passion for ...

    6 comments29 May 2018 -

  50. Unique LOLL

    New User Introductions

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  51. Internship- Over the summer

    Investment Banking

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  53. I am a first year business administration student, in the future I would like to work in a consulting firm, I have landed two internships positions and I am having a hard time to decide which one should I join, it is a classic dilemma between start-up vs ...

    7 comments16 May 2016 -

  54. here's the scoop: I'm working on a sell side deal in which there is a cash-at-close amount and an earn out amount ($3mm over 4 years) that combine to get the total EV of the deal (roughly north of $40mm). The acquiring company is trying to buy t ...

    7 comments20 Oct 2015 -

  55. Have you guys heard of them? I was reading a thread where someone posted a list of Florida IB's and came across these guys. I'm currently a jr at a non-target, and was wondering if reaching out to them to work as an unpaid intern (I doubt theyre ...

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  56. I'm currently a highschool junior and I came across this internship opportunity for last year, however I wasn't able to find the same internship for next year on jp's website. Does anyone know whether this will be continued next year or is ...

    8 comments18 Nov 2012 -

  57. Hi, I'm nearing the end of a 6 month internship at a big bank in Zurich, Switzerland. The other day, one of the senior analysts who I have worked for over this period has given me a heads up that another girl and I are the only runner ups for a full ...

    7 comments6 Mar 2015 -

  58. . off-cycle internship 1st internship No Yes 265940 225018 285501 327781 449747 ...

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  59. I'm a freshman looking towards opportunities in IBD / PE / VC / HF / AM /Consulting/Tech when I graduate. Basically, I am not really sure. I've been lucky enough to have the opportunity of doing an internship (1 month) at an infrastructure PE fu ...

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  60. Hey guys, I'm actually a freshman at a target who started somewhat late looking for internships. One of my relatives got me an interview next week with what I think is a BO group at a high frequency trading hedge fund. If I aim to go into IB or even ...

    7 comments24 Apr 2014 -

  61. Hello, I've done my fair share of looking around on WSO and was hoping for some advice on my path in the upcoming years. I saw a few posts related to this topic, but with recruiting moving so far up I had a few specific questions that were still unan ...

    5 comments7 May 2018 -

  62. Hey guys, first-time post here. I was recently offered an internship position with BofA for Global Markets Ops/Middle Office. This is my first internship offer ever, so naturally I'm very excited. However, I'm not sure if the line of work is exa ...

    7 comments6 Dec 2012 -

  63. Hi guys, I'm preparing for my first internship interview from Jane Street on the quant. trading position. Any advice? Thanks 1st internship Janes Capital Partners Jane Street Capital Salary Yes Yes 416553 7046 161221 74710 234343 ...

    6 comments16 Mar 2016 -

  64. So I'm a freshman at a Target school with aspirations to eventually end up in Investment Banking. I'm not going to act like I know all that there is to know but I do know that what usually dictates your positions in IB is your Junior Year Intern ...

    6 comments4 Mar 2016 -

  65. Hello WSO, I come from a semi-target, yet aspire to network efficiently and eventually land a job in NYC at an IB. As a current freshman, I'm interested in gaining knowledge regarding the most effective internship "pathway". I've heard ...

    6 comments17 Jan 2017 -

  66. Got asked this at an interview and still sort of stumped on how to best explain it- also without using (money or dollars / CF / technical terms). In regards to bonds. Anyone have any good responses? net present value Bulge Bracket Bank 1st internship CHIL ...

    5 comments31 Jan 2018 -

  67. Hello everyone: I would just like to know if anyone is aware of any available summer 2018 intern opportunities at any banks. I am aware all of the bulge bracket banks have filled their 2018 internship pool, but how about firms that focus on small and mid ...

    5 comments15 Jan 2018 -

  68. So, im at a slightly above average stem school majoring in Electrical Eng, 3.5 GPA w/ a non-ib internship this summer at a BB (UBS NYC). What do I have to do if I wanna turn that into an IB internship by my junior year summer? currently a sophomore THANKS ...

    5 comments15 Oct 2017 -

  69. I will be attending the University of Western Ontario (Ivey AEO) this coming fall. I understand that Ivey is somewhat of a target. I am a dual citizen of Canada and the U.S but would preferably like to work in the later. Would it be more advantageous for ...

    5 comments23 Apr 2018 -

  70. I know not all internships are equal on resumes so I would appreciate any input. I've done some cursory research on my own but I would love to hear feedback from people that are currently in the industry already! I would like to go into Investment Ba ...

    6 comments21 Jan 2015 -

  71. Hey there, I am a finance undergraduate in my penultimate year searching for internships in trading. Unfortunately I constantly feel like I have a lack of knowledge/awareness on the different facets and types of trading jobs and feel overwhelmed in my pre ...

    6 comments16 Jan 2015 -

  72. Hey Guys, I have the possibility of interning as an analyst at Emond de Rothschild this summer in Europe. I wanted to know if any of you could give me some insight on its reputation on wall street. What tier is this seen as? Whats its reputation? etc. Tha ...

    6 comments21 Nov 2014 -

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  74. anyone have any insight on this company for a summer analyst position? I am interviewing first round for their global internship program which is very vague and doesn't have any info on this site. thanks 1st internship Standish Mellon Asset Managemen ...

    6 comments4 Mar 2014 -

  75. I recently accepted a equity research internship with a middle market bank for the summer. I have a felony conviction for criminal recklessness that is set to convert to a misdemeanor April '18. I applied to have the conviction converted sooner and w ...

    5 comments11 May 2017 -

  76. I have a video interview I need to do for Investec Investment bank and have a couple of questions. Has anyone interviewed with them before for an intern/grad role and if so, would you be able to share your experience? Has anyone had a Sonru video intervie ...

    5 comments21 Mar 2018 -

  77. I am trying to do a career switch into finance. I am looking at barebones entry level "accounting" jobs and a 30% paycut but am not having any luck. My GENIUS idea is to sign up for an a traditional MBA or iMBA to claim student status and apply ...

    4 comments19 Jan 2019 -

  78. Lost Internship

    Business School and GMAT

    As some of you know I'm a second year MBA student. I need 3 hours of internship or study abroad credit to graduate in May. My internship (marketing) just shut down because the company went under. It was a nonprofit and just didn't have the fundi ...

    6 comments11 Aug 2012 -

  79. Hey! I've had some bad luck breaking into high finance internships and was hoping for some advice. I'm graduating this year with bachelors in electrical & comp eng (3.1), and a ms finance next year (3.2) from a large state school ranked T10 ...

    4 comments26 Nov 2018 -

  80. I am a summer intern at a well-known CRE firm in a large city in Canada. Being a finance major I am looking at the appraisal/ valuation side of the business, and am curious about the process in which you get paid in comparison to the brokerage side of the ...

    4 comments17 Jul 2018 -

  81. I am currently doing my service in the military until 2019 August, and I want to know if I am screwed after I'm out of the military with the resume I currently have. GPA 2.5 out of 4.3 (Only finished 1st year of uni) Speak 4 languages (Eng, Korean, C ...

    4 comments3 Jun 2018 -

  82. Hey Monkeys, Searching for a spring/ summer internship currently and was wondering what is the preferred method for results. I've tried using the informational interview request for cold contacts to no avail. Wondering if I should continue requesting ...

    5 comments27 Feb 2015 -

  83. I have offers from both. I know they are entirely different but I need some help deciding. Right now I'm leaning towards MS just because I really like trading and I feel like it might be a little more 'fun' than doing quant work forever. I ...

    5 comments6 Feb 2015 -

  84. networking questionss

    Job Search Advice

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  85. I'm a freshman at a target school in New England and hope to intern in a trading firm this Summer 2018. Where do I start in looking for internships? Is it too late already-- I saw that jobs are being offered starting August? Some upperclassmen told m ...

    4 comments5 Oct 2017 -

  86. F&B and Agriculture Multiples

    Investment Banking

    Hi I would like to ask regarding on multiples for F&B and Agriculture Would EV / EBITDA or EV /Revenue for F&B be a good valuation multiple? What about Revenue/Unit square of restaurant space? Is there any other example? I am quite confused with A ...

    4 comments7 Aug 2017 -

  87. Wardrobe for interview

    Fashion for Business

    I'm applying as an intern, and I was wondering if my current wardrobe is appropriate. There are casual Fridays. Shirts: Four white shirts all from Brooks Brothers, with shirt pockets, spread collar, no buttons on collar Blazer: Two navy blazers from ...

    4 comments5 May 2017 -

  88. Penn LPS

    Off Topic

    Hello, I've heard Columbia GS students are moderately received well for investment banking, but what about Penn's LPS program? pennsylvania Penn LPs non-traditional advice business school 1st internship 2016 investment banking advice No Yes 4394 ...

    4 comments6 Jul 2016 -

  89. Hey everybody. I'm very interested in Finance and currently looking for an internship at a bank/financial institution for the Spring semester. Currently, I am a sophomore at a target school with a 3.8 GPA. I've been applying and calling everywhe ...

    4 comments12 Dec 2015 -

  90. So here is the dilemma. I am graduating from a non-target in the spring and have no internship experience. I couldn't afford school, so I worked full time at retail banks (Wells Fargo, JPM Chase) during my studies. I am licensed and deal with consume ...

    3 comments6 Nov 2019 -

  91. It's the time to choose interns. Unfortunately, some of us have to do this. Here are what I look for; Basically I am looking for students with maturity. I want a 20-something that acts like a 30-something. (1) Maturity. I never accept anyone who is n ...

    4 comments1 Feb 2015 -

  92. I have a 4.0 in computer science and mathematics from a top 20 school. Pretty much every bank I have applied to has rejected me. What kinds of internships can I still apply for that will get me a decent shot at a BB next summer? 1st internship GPA #financ ...

    3 comments31 Dec 2018 -

  93. please delete this topic

    Job Search Advice

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    Job Search Advice

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  95. Major Problem With Citi App

    Investment Banking

    Hi all, I'm having an issue with the Citi application. I'm applying for the sophomore leadership program, but I'm pretty sure this issue is with the general app and will affect everyone. When I go to put in my major, it only lists three maj ...

    3 comments12 Jul 2018 -

  96. Hi, my goal is to go into investment banking but also be in NYC at a large firm. Is it better to do a brand named internship in wealth management in NYC and network over the summer to get into IB for the next summer or should I do IB in a non NYC /Chicago ...

    3 comments13 Mar 2018 -

  97. Hi guys, I've been mulling over this question 'should I mention on my CV that internship firms I will not be returning to gave me the full time offer?' I know this seems like a strange/dumb question but my reasoning (perhaps flawed) is that ...

    3 comments23 Feb 2018 -

  98. no summer, what to do?

    Investment Banking

    Hi everyone, I am enrolled in a 2 year master program at a target school in continental Europe (1ST YEAR). I have good grades but no work experience. I have not been able to get a summer internship for next summer in London. For several reasons, I would l ...

    3 comments10 Jan 2018 -

  99. I signed on expecting simple accounting intern work like posting invoices, journal entries, reconciling statements but ended up finding out that their payables are a mess, they have no idea how much they owe vs how much is owed them. I have to ask for sta ...

    3 comments7 Jan 2018 -

  100. Hello! I have been going through the interview process for William Blair 's summer internship Program (specifically PWM in Chicago) and just thought about the possibility of being drug tested. I may have a second interview in a couple weeks and was w ...

    3 comments3 Dec 2017 -

  101. I am currently a high school senior, and I am a prospective finance major (or economics/math if the college I matriculate to does not offer finance). Several sectors that have interested me include investment banking, hedge funds, and private equity. In o ...

    3 comments22 Nov 2017 -

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