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  2. I'm a sophomore at a community college and I had a call this week with someone at a highly ranked boutique. Halfway through the call he began to sound nervous, said "touchy topic but I need to ask you something", and pivoted the conversatio ...

    166 comments6 May 2020 -

  3. Am I too young?

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    I'm about to start uni at a UK semi-target on a 4 year course, starting September (technically top 5 school in UK). Id be only just 18 years old in time for spring weeks of 2019, and would be 17 for recruiting. I have a week of work experience at a s ...

    30 comments27 Jul 2018 -

  4. In the hope every one of you is healthy and safe, I please ask you to destroy my resume, currently freshman at European target, will be applying for roles in AM /Markets for SA 2021 in London. Really appreciate any kind of constructive advice, Enjoy the r ...

    10 comments6 May 2020 -

  5. Brief GPA Question

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    Hi Monkeys, I'm new here and excited to be a Chimp. I'm sure there are many GPA threads already; however, I have a brief question as I am updating my resume. Is it acceptable to round a GPA up? For example, I have a 3.79 overall--is it reasonabl ...

    10 comments5 Feb 2020 -

  6. Looking for opinions on what kind of first internships are best/more favourable to land an IB one for the following internship? I spoke to a few people who suggested any restructuring groups while others suggested PWM. Thoughts? advice undergrad first int ...

    8 comments24 Apr 2020 -

  7. So I have been sending out networking resumes to people in a few MM and BB shops for a while with a 3.5 GPA. However, after this term my GPA drops to 3.4. My question is, if I change my GPA on my resume to 3.4 on my formal application to a specific firm w ...

    9 comments20 Jul 2019 -

  8. Does anyone have a template for reaching out to people who went to other schools on LinkedIn? My hit rate with alumni is pretty solid; they're usually more than happy to help, but many of the firms I'm interested in have no alumni. Non-Alumni li ...

    5 comments21 Apr 2020 -

  9. So I'm a finance major at a target/semi-target in NYC. I'm a first generation college student and didn't know what to expect with studying finance, but realized going into IB and transitioning to buy-side is something I'm interested in ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  10. Hey everyone, So I'm a junior year student at a pretty well regarded university in New York, and I have been feeling extremely stressed for the last several months regarding my approaches to get any experience. I have a 3.1 GPA after my sophomore tra ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  11. 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 su ...

    7 comments8 Nov 2017 -

  12. Hi everyone, I wanted to give back to this community since it helped me so much in my current journey by telling my story/tips for anyone else trying to do the same thing/inspo for those non-traditional applicants out there. Background: I graduated from a ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  13. I am currently an undergrad student at a non-target school looking for some advice on how to land internships in S&T / PE / HF / IB. I am currently a freshman with a 3.8 GPA, taking an online 'Invest Like the Street' course, running my own i ...

    3 comments9 Apr 2019 -

  14. Hello WSO, I am a freshman at a semi-target (not entirely, but good reputation B school) and have been reaching out to analysts at different banks. I am in Boston, so when setting up networking calls, I have been calling local analysts in the hopes of mee ...

    2 comments6 May 2020 - Prospect in IB-M&A

  15. Hi all, So I'm currently networking as I'm trying to break into IB (I go to a non-target). My school actually has a good amount of alumni in banking and I've been reaching out to them. So far, my informational interviews have been going rea ...

    2 comments17 Feb 2018 -

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    2 comments16 Nov 2017 -

  17. Always wondered what the trick to networking was? Especially trying to specifically network in a location hundreds of miles away? Currently interning in an Ops role in a southern state this summer at a BB and was definitely interested in trying other posi ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  18. I'm a second year student in Canada who goes to what would be considered a semi-target in Canada (with a path to a top target for years 4&5, Richard Ivey). I had originally planed on pursuing Ivey in years 3 & 4 but I had weak extra credits f ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  19. Recently had my first ever interview with a bank. I don't think I got the job but my interviewer was really nice and spent most of the interview giving me advice. He gave me his card and said I could reach out to him should I have any questions. Was ...

    1 comment6 Mar 2019 -

  20. Sophomore undergrad at non-target school. 3.7 GPA, double major finance and management information systems. I have the opportunity to be working as an intern for a small marketing and pr firm. Haven't been able to recieve any offers from anything fin ...

    1 comment4 Jun 2018 -