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  2. Interview Question: "Prove to me that you are smart"

    This is an actual question I got and completely f'd up the answer... How would you go about answering this question? It seems like a lose lose scenario. If you answer it seriously, by explaining your high GPA/relevant experience then its a really bor ...

    68 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jun 16 2018 - 12:55am -

  3. Equity Research- Interview Questions

    Positions in equity research are available for seasoned professionals and new hires. New hires out of school will start as research associates and move up the chain to a research analyst after gaining experience. Before any of this though, you must get th ...

    133 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 28 2017 - 4:26pm -

  4. Pre-Interview Dinner- Questions, 3 Tips & What to Expect

    I have a pre-interview dinner coming up the night before an interview for an internship position. I have never been to something like this before so I am not totally sure what to be expecting. I am aware of appropriate table etiquette and the like but I a ...

    214 comments - 4 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 2:57pm -

  5. How technical can first round interviews get?

    I have an upcoming interview next week with a top BB and have been told that it will be highly technical. I feel solid on DCF, CAPM, WACC, Comps, and other more traditional SA interview topics. What are the chances it will get much worse than that (LBO, M ...

    81 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:53pm -

  6. The 24 Interview Lessons I Learned on the Way to Getting My First Full Time Job

    Hello all, I was suddenly grabbed by an idea to write down the lessons I learned from the ten interviews across seven different positions and 6 different companies I attended in the past 2.5 months on the road to my first job out of university. I started ...

    89 comments - 30 silver bananas - Dec 11 2015 - 4:24pm -

  7. Optiver Interview Process?

    Hi, So I passed the online numerical arithmetic test for Optiver (by the skin of my teeth!) and now I have a phone interview for a campus hire execution trader position coming up soon. I've been told it's an " informational interview " ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:13am -

  8. Advice Please! Growth Equity Interview Questions?

    So I just got notified that I've been invited to interview at a top tier growth equity firm, and the opportunity just sounds absolutely amazing so I'm desperate to land the position. If someone currently at a growth equity fund wouldn't min ...

    75 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:46pm -

  9. How To Make A Good First Impression

    For anyone looking on how to make a killer first impression and get yourself a better job, this video I recently put together will get you there. This should help with networking events and first days on the job. I think it will help some of you nail the ...

    37 comments - 8 silver bananas - Jun 2 2014 - 1:10am -

  10. Bringing a basic model to an interview?

    Before I start I want to make it clear that I did in fact search the boards on the topic and found it there wasn't any established answer. My rationale for thinking about bringing one in is that I have limited/non-existent finance experience. I am tr ...

    65 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 21 2014 - 5:16am -

  11. 3 ways to help your interviewer help you

    Andy note: this was originally posted on 9/14/12 So last time we established that when I come to recruit at your school (and I promise you, today I am recruiting at a school attended by probably at least 40-50 of the people on this board), I'm really ...

    33 comments - 4 silver bananas - Sep 24 2012 - 5:02pm -

  12. Mizuho Corporate Bank NY

    Anyone know anything about them? Looking for more info on culture, reputation, exit ops, deal flow in the NY office. I interviewed with them for SA but I still don't have a great feel for what they're all about. Tried a search and couldn't ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  13. Goldman Sachs Finance (Controllers) Interview Advice

    Hey, I will be having an on-campus interview with GS for an internship in the Finance (Controllers) Division for this upcoming summer. I was wondering what I should expect from this first interview, with regards to questions: technical or behavioral? Also ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:47pm -

  14. Struggling with brain teasers

    Basically I have some interviews coming up and I am struggling big time with brain teasers. I just can't find the intuition behind them. I don't have a very maths based background and any probability etc. that I have done was done over two years ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  15. Trading Assistant Interview

    I have an interview with a hedge fund for a trading assistant position. Wondering what kind of things I should know. I'm an economics major, and this is a dream position for me, especially since I have had so many 1st round interviews this semester i ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  16. Am I too stupid for finance?

    I'm a rising sophomore at a target (HYPS). In order to prepare for interviews at places like DE Shaw / Jane Street etc for potential internships next summer, I've been going through the sort of brain teasers that they've been asking. To my ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2014 - 7:57pm -

  17. Fit/Behavioral Interviews- A Crash Course

    A few weeks ago I finished interviewing for MBA consulting internships and wanted to capture some of my thoughts while they're still fresh. There are lots of good resources for case interviews available, but most of the truly great advice I received ...

    21 comments - 12 silver bananas - Aug 14 2014 - 11:51am -

  18. Arma Partners

    Guys- how is Arma Partners in terms of exit opps. Am interviewing at a number of places across different sector teams- and am trying to weigh up for PE exit. Thanks 1st round interview ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:03pm -

  19. Interview in another country- what to do?

    Hi WSO, I'm an undergraduate in my senior year from Singapore, studying at a university in the USA. I've recently received an invitation to a first round interview with Citi for their cross-franchise Management Associate Program during my winter ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 17 2014 - 11:44am -

  20. Liberty Mutual Corporate Strategy & Research Consultant Internship

    I have a first-round with an F100 in-house strategy consulting group. I honestly have no knowledge of consulting, let alone this particular group. From what I understand, it's a small program (25 total people) and they only take one intern each year. ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:05pm -

  21. Analyst Interview Questions- Blackstone Real Estate Asset Management

    Hey guys, very new to posting on this site. I have an upcoming 1st round interview for an Analyst position within Blackstone's Real Estate Asset Management group, and I'm wondering if anyone with past experience has any tips on how to stick out ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 15 2017 - 1:58pm -

  22. Interview Tomorrow for Dream Job

    I have an interview tomorrow for my dream job. I'm so ready to be done with consulting, and I'm so ready to be done with freelance work (my overhead is so gdamn high that I'm close to eating dog food.) ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2011 - 12:12pm -

  23. CITI IBD Korea 1st Interview

    Hey guys, I hope this post would be interesting for people interested in IBD in Korea. I just got off the phone with an analyst with Citi IBD in Korea. These guys were super unpredictable. And probably with the least manners in terms of the times they are ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  24. Advice on Credit Suisse IB First Round Interview

    Hey guys, this is my first post on WSO. Just got notice for a first round virtual interview with CS on Tuesday. I'm interviewing for the summer analyst position. Anyone have advice specific to virtual interview? I was thinking that since I won't ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 4 2014 - 4:25pm -

  25. Houlihan Lokey FRG 1st round interview- tips

    Have a 1st round summer associate interview with HLHZ Restructuring soon and was wondering if anyone could provide any tips on what to expect (types of questions) and how to prepare (any specific guides/good books to check out)? Any help is appreciated hl ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2015 - 10:28am -

  26. Why do all Bankers dress like this?

    They all wear wide collar shirts... basically like this http://pnb1.giltcdn.com/images/share/uploads/0000/... 1st round interview ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 4 2011 - 7:28pm -

  27. Worst Job Hunting Mistakes

    It is the fall and interviews are here for some and coming for others. Though the same questions are asked and the same obstacles faced over again, it seems some never learn. It is never any one single thing that gets you the job you want, unless we are t ...

    15 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 17 2011 - 11:49am -

  28. Monitor Group First Round Interview For Summer Internships

    I was recently invited to a first round interview for Monitor 's summer internship program. The interview is on February 4th, and I found out about it this past Saturday. In all honesty I was not expecting to receive an interview offer so I stupidly ...

    15 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:51pm -

  29. FLDP Finance assessment Test

    So before my 1st round interview I have to take a finance assessment test, I'v been told that it is all basic stuff, nothing too tricky. But as an Econ major, my basic finance is a little rusty, so what topics do you think might come up and what rati ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2012 - 12:30pm -

  30. Morgan Stanley Investment Management Analyst

    Has anyone been through a MSIM Full-time Analyst interview? I have my first round on Tuesday (10/25) and would love to eventually land this offer. As we all know the job market blows at the moment and this is one of the few great opportunities out there t ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2017 - 8:37pm -

  31. "What did you do at your previous internship?"

    I am doing a school-year internship at a no-name boutique with literally no dealflow. What's the best way to answer this question? Interview Questions First Round IBD 1st round interview ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 6 2011 - 5:21am -

  32. Fitch Ratings Associate Analyst Interview

    I've got an interview coming up with Fitch Ratings as an Associate Analyst in their NYC office. I've been told that they have an excel modeling test and was hoping someone who may have gone through the process can give me some insight on what th ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:53pm -

  33. Less than a week to Prep for MBB Interviews. Best Sources?

    Alright, as of right now I've got 2 MBB SA interviews next week, and I am WOEFULLY unprepared for them. I found out about one yesterday and the other today and with work I haven't been able to do much. I banged out all of Case in Point yesterday ...

    17 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 10 2012 - 12:42pm -

  34. Restructuring- Upcoming interview with a top restructuring group

    WSO, I have upcoming interview with a top restructuring group. While I am very interested in restructuring and know some of the basics, I am wondering if anyone here can provide any details on what restructuring interviews are like and what I should expec ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 28 2018 - 12:35pm -

  35. Wells Fargo Financial Analyst Program- Commerical Banking

    Hello WSO, I wanted to give back a little bit by talking about the recruiting process I went through and the interview questions I answered. First Round I got an interview via OCR. Spoke with one associate level person in the tech banking group. Questions ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 6 2016 - 6:15pm -

  36. I Interviewed the Interviewer?

    I just had a phone interview today from an Associate at BAML and he really only asked me about 5 questions and then for another 15 minutes I basically led the interview, asking him questions and he would leave awkward silences if I didn't bring up so ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 26 2011 - 7:57pm -

  37. Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management Interview

    I am scheduled to have a 2nd phone interview with Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management. Does anyone have any tips on what to expect? It is for a Financial Investment Professional position? What questions can I expect to be asked? Thanks all. Goldman Sa ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2011 - 6:37pm -

  38. PIMCO SA interview portfolio analyst

    Does anyone have experience with interviews for PIMCO 's portfolio analyst internship program in regards to technical vs. fit? Thank you for any insights Pimco 1st round interview ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2018 - 12:38pm -

  39. How to convert this to an interview...

    In looking for a job, I have alerts set up for IB Analyst positions in various places through Indeed and other sites. Obviously it's next to impossible to even land an interview by just applying through the company's website, but I usually find ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2012 - 11:22am -

  40. Nomura Securities SA

    Hey guys, I have a first round interview coming up with Nomura for a summer analyst position in their securities division. I was not able to find much on their culture, interview process, etc in the archives, so I was hoping someone could shed some light ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 5 2012 - 10:39am -

  41. Stout Risius Ross analyst interview questions

    Position is for valuation and financial opinions analyst role with Stout Risius Ross. What can I expect for a first round interview (technical questions, brain teasers, etc..) Advice from people in similar analyst roles or people at SRR would be appreciat ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 10 2017 - 5:52pm -

  42. Write back to interviewer?

    Still in the recruiting process. Had 3 interviews in the first round and I thought that I got a No in first one but did pretty well in the last two. I just received a "We are still reviewing feedbacks, blablabla" email while some of my friends r ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 8 2014 - 7:54am -

  43. Merchant Banking Interview

    Hey, I have an Merchant Banking phone interview coming up in a couple of weeks. Does anyone know what I should expect to be asked, aside from the basic "fit" questions? Thanks! Investment Banking merchant banking 1st round interview ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 2 2014 - 6:45pm -

  44. Chances at MBB 1st round interview

    Hello! I am currently a sophomore at a semi-target/non target and have my eyes set on MBB for an internship next summer (after junior year). I am an engineering major at a top 10 program, with a 3.75 and decent test scores (2100+ SAT). I have done some wo ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 9 2014 - 4:20pm -

  45. Glencore Phone Interview

    Hey primates, Just found out I have a 30min phone interview this Thursday for an entry-level risk management position in London with Glencore. Anyone been through this experience before and care to share some advice? I'm guessing because it's a ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 4 2011 - 5:47pm -

  46. Advice for Bank Job

    Hi guys, I go to a school that is ranked 45-40. I have had two real estate internships and I want to break into banking. I went from a 2.87 gpa for my first 2 years to 3.27 gpa that I round to a 3.3 on my resume. I am not qualified enough for an analyst p ...

    6 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 26 2018 - 10:47am -

  47. Blackstone Advisory HK Summer Analyst Interview

    Does anybody have experience and insights with this? Not really sure what to expect except for hardcore technicals etc. Any advice will be greatly appreciated! phone interview Hong Kong blackstone m&a Blackstone Group 1st round interview BX M&A ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2014 - 4:23am -

  48. BB phone interview question

    Hi everyone, My phone interview with a BB today is with their COO. Can anyone tell me, is this an especially good sign for me? Or is this normal for interviews? All my other 1st round interviews were with associates... I'm just curious. Thanks:) trad ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 13 2011 - 12:38pm -

  49. Deloitte's Recruiting process for Tax Consulting

    Hello There, I Have applied for Deloitte Tax Consulting position. I am going on an office visit at Deloitte on17th of September but that is from my own research not part of the process. I have my first interview next month and I am wondering what is a who ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2012 - 11:03pm -

  50. Any non-target school members receive first-round interviews?

    I finished applying for most roles at the end of November to ECM, just wanted to know when non-targets usually hear back from recruiters? Thanks a ton. 1st round interview ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2014 - 9:13am -

  51. First IBD Interview Tomorrow..

    Monkeys, So I have my first interview tomorrow and I can definitely tell you I'm both excited and anxious to do it. It is only a phone interview with a IBD Recruiter from Morgan Stanley, so I don't quite know what to expect. I've tried sear ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 26 2011 - 5:32pm -

  52. Do I even have a chance at consulting?

    I have a 3.5 GPA (higher in the majors, with an upward trend each semester if that matters), majoring in Politcal Science and Legal Studies, I'm about to start senior year. I think I have a strong resume/work experience with a summer at a large law f ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 23 2011 - 6:05pm -

  53. Financo Interview- First rounds with Fianco

    Hi all, I just got first rounds for Financo and was wondering if anyone had information on their culture / something unique about them / how the interview is conducted. I've read through their site and how they're very focused on retail, but not ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2017 - 8:14am -

  54. How do I respond?

    Interviewing with a mid-tier consulting firm. Interviewed two months back. They were really slow getting back to me and finally told me this week that I passed into the second round. While I was waiting to hear back, I committed to another year in an inte ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 15 2012 - 11:16am -

  55. CenterPoint Properties

    Hey Everyone, Long time reader, first time poster. I had an interview a couple weeks ago with CenterPoint Properties for an analyst position that would work 50/50 with the investment (existing properties) and development teams. I'm wondering if anyon ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 2 2012 - 4:48am -

  56. Lateral Hire: Passed the take home Case Study- Now What?

    I have been in the work force for about a year (2015 grad) and am seeking to move laterally into an analyst position within the restructuring group at a well respected boutique. I participated in a phone screen and was asked to complete a take home case s ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 4 2017 - 10:03am -

  57. How Much Will Interviewers Ask Me About Old Job?

    I graduated 2011, worked for a financial planning/pensions firm from ~march 2011- summer 2012. I am doing an MSF this fall. How much time would be spent on my previous job in an interview? Will banks/companies/corporations ask me specific/detailed questio ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 25 2012 - 5:44pm -

  58. interview centerview mckinsey

    Is it harder to get an interview from Centerview or to get one from McKinsey? 1st round interview ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 13 2011 - 7:07pm -

  59. On Campus Recruiting

    If you see a posting for an on campus recruiting for a position you want to be in, what should you do besides just apply to obtain the first round interview. For instance there is a position I really want and it only has the contact information of the col ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 19 2014 - 6:38pm -

  60. cs sa ibd offer in hk but no interview in cs ny, what should i do?

    I received an SA offer for CS IBD in HK, but did not receive an on-campus 1st round interview invitation with CS in NY, which is my first choice. Is there a way to leverage this HK offer and turn it into a NY interview? 1st round interview ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 8 2011 - 5:44pm -

  61. Stephens Inc Investment Banking Associate Phone Interview and Modeling Exercise

    Just wanted to know if anyone can share experience on their investment banking associate phone interview with Stephens Inc. I have a phone interview tomorrow. Surprised I even made it that far. I'm worried about the financial modeling exercise I have ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 31 2016 - 9:25am -

  62. BB Interview- Weird Situation

    Guys, I recently contacted an Alumni (non-target here) who works in the Investment Management Division at a BB. That person was extremely busy and handed me off to another Alumni who is in charge of recruiting at my school. The email that second Alumni se ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2012 - 7:53pm -

  63. Rejection... or not? Post-interview drama.

    I went in for first round interviews at a boutique and sent thank you notes to everyone I met with, including HR and the admin who organized my schedule. The interviews were on Friday. This morning (Monday), I got a response to my thank you note from the ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 12 2012 - 6:06pm -

  64. Fidelity High Yield

    Hi all, I just got first round for fidelity high yield, but i haven't been able to find any resources on the general structure of their interview. Has anyone had experience with interviewing with them / can you shed some light on some of the question ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 28 2012 - 5:20pm -

  65. How to Follow Up to Interview

    I had a first round interview on Wednesday. Haven't heard back yet. What is the right way to follow up. Just an email like "I enjoyed talking with someone on the team last X. Do you have any feedback" Curious if there is a standard form for ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2012 - 7:53pm -

  66. A Demanding Request

    Hey Guys I have a quick question, I have an idea on what to do but just want alittle more clarity. Thanks in advance. I have recently interviewed for a job at a F500 company and they have requested my reference and samples of work (Reports/PowerPoint/Etc) ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2012 - 11:13am -

  67. black shoes with Metal ornament at the vamp for interviews?

    http://lh6.googleusercontent.com/public/EEWmGgfWu_... too risky? 1st job 1st round interview ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 8 2011 - 10:02pm -

  68. Confused and tired: a junior applying for SA position

    I am a junior at a semi-target school, with a 3.8 GPA, many extracurricular activities (president/exec board member of several organizations) and several financial internships (but no ibd internship). I have attended several diversity recruitment events e ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 18 2014 - 11:11pm -

  69. Do most female interviewers tend to pick less attractive other female interviewees?

    Do you think it's generally true that female interviewers will most likely call back a less attractive/modest looking woman, than an atractive female? And do you believe that attractive female candidates have an advantage when interviewing with male ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2014 - 12:14am -

  70. HF Interview- 30 Minute Modeling Exam

    I have an upcoming 1st round interview at a 10bn+ L/S equity fund which includes a 1/2 hour modeling exam. This seems like a rather short time frame to build a 3-statement and DCF. Does anybody have any experience with short modeling tests for HFs? Would ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 21 2014 - 5:20pm -

  71. Financial Ratios- Couple of interviews lined up for PE

    Hello, I have a couple of interviews lined up for PE. I have reached out to analysts to know more about the theme of interviews and most of them said to pay attention to financial ratios. What could be important ratios apart from Liquidity ratios, Days ou ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2016 - 8:59pm -

  72. Redemption Attempt After Rejection?

    I was pretty sure that I would receive an interview (summer internship) with a particular firm that posted on my schools OCR website, mostly because my resume looks very good and my GPA is pretty high. I figured it would be enough for at least a first rou ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2012 - 8:21am -

  73. How long to prepare for MBB interview (1st round)

    Not sure if this is the right forum or if it should go into "job search advice", but anyway: Rather as a surprise I got an invitation by one of MBB in Germany to a job interview. They asked me if I was available next week and my first reaction w ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 6 2012 - 7:39am -

  74. When do west coast banks generally hold SA interviews

    Also is there a timing difference for those doing OCR and people from non-targets or do banks interview them all at the same time? banking interviews 1st round interview ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2011 - 10:16pm -

  75. Infra Fund Interview

    Dearest Fellow Primates, I have been given a short-notice first round (semi-technical) interview on Monday with a strong strong Infrastructure fund (direct, not FoF), and wanted to ask if any of you knows what to focus on. I haven't worked in an Infr ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2011 - 7:42am -

  76. BlackRock Interview (Global Client Analyst)

    Hello everyone, I know people have post about the BlackRock interviews before but there does not seem to be any good answers. I am wondering what the first round interview is like for the Global Client Analyst position. BlackRock is coming to our campus f ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 17 2012 - 12:38am -

  77. How do you answer this interview question?

    Question: You need to value a privately-held company and can ask them 5 questions about their financials? What do you ask? My answer: EBITDA, Revenues, Operating expenses, Projected growth, Debt-to-Equity ratio 1st round interview ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 17 2011 - 3:31pm -

  78. Interview Summer Internship Morgan Stanley

    Hello, I have a 1st round phone interview tomorrow for a summer internship, S&T at Morgan Stanley in London, and a VP is going to interview me. What should I expect concerning the type of questions? More technical than motivational or the opposite? I& ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 15 2015 - 10:27am -

  79. potential merger interview question

    I recently had a phone screen and was asked what I thought to be an interesting question, and I was wondering if anyone here had anymore insight into it. I was asked "what are some potential reasons a owner of a company might not be able to sell it t ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2015 - 9:58am -

  80. Terrible interview follow up?

    / 1st round interview ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2015 - 6:23am -

  81. Piper Jaffray IBD SA 2015

    Hey all, Has anyone heard back from Piper Jaffray for IBD SA 2015? Also, does Piper Jaffray (and other MM firms) typically recruit earlier to avoid competition with BB firms?- My school's resume drop was due late October. Thanks in advance to anyone ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 11 2014 - 10:17pm -

  82. Associate interviews at Lazard

    Does anyone know what first round interviews are like for associates at Lazard 's NY office? Thanks. lazard associate 1st round interview ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2012 - 6:27pm -

  83. Interview with Prudential (Financial Advisor)

    I am in the process of trying to get an interview for the financial advisor role at Prudential. Does anyone know anything about them? Any pointers? Thanks. interview 1st round interview ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 30 2011 - 2:29pm -

  84. BB and E Boutique timelines

    Hey guys, Basically been submitting online apps and emailing my credentials (ie CV, cover letter, etc) to many banks out there. I come from a non-target school and I have a decent GPA with great experience. My question to you is, at this point (Sept 9, &# ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 21 2018 - 10:41pm -

  85. 1st round Credit Ratings firm interview, what should I expect?

    Got an interview for a "big 3" ratings firm, what kind of questions should I expect? Technical or mainly fit? Background: applied sciences, 3.9/4.2 GPA, interested in finance but probably lack the technical knowledge compared to business/finance ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2015 - 8:56pm -

  86. Interview with Chubb Insurance

    anyone interview for an underwriting trainee position with chubb before? going in for first round. (all behavioral questions) insurance 1st round interview ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2014 - 2:50pm -

  87. can one first year analyst alone get you a first round

    ... 1st round interview ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  88. Answering "What do you do when you find a mistake in a meeting"

    "You're in a meeting with a client after working for a while on a project. You are going through a deck of slides with the client, and you notice that one of the numbers on the page is wrong. Your MD is there with you. What do you do?" How ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2012 - 4:22pm -

  89. Interview- two offices same firm?

    Hi guys, Quick question is it possible to get interviewed by the two different offices of the same firm? some background- Recently by networking with alumni I managed to speak to two consultants of the same firm not MBB, but second tier. (one in US, one o ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 20 2012 - 2:21pm -

  90. Lie about not wanting to move up the IB ladder?

    The more I look into Corporate Development, the more I realize that's the career path I want to follow. A BB internship and 2-3 years FT are essential for how I want to approach that career path. When I'm interviewing for these positions, should ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 18 2012 - 6:01pm -

  91. Question about interview tomorrow

    Hey guys, So about two weeks ago I got contacted by a Merrill Lynch PWM office to set up an interview. I scheduled it for tomorrow, and the guy I spoke to said he would contact me "as the date gets closer." However, so far no contact from anyone ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 9 2011 - 8:09pm -

  92. Studying Abroad Fall Semester: OCR and Phone Interviews

    My apologies in advance if parts of my question seem repetitive to what's already on this forum, but I'm hoping for some advice from those of you who've been in the same situation as I really am quite stumped right now. I'm a rising Ju ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 11 2017 - 11:46pm -

  93. Goldman SSG Growth Equity Investments

    Hi everyone, does anyone have information on GS SSG? Any good readings regarding investments in Africa? 1st round interview ...

    3 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2016 - 7:36am -

  94. got invited to interview and was rejected immediately due to visa sponsorship

    Hi all, Does anyone have an experience that the company doesn't dissuade international applicants to apply in the job description (and they also have records of sponsorship in the past) and then u got dinged when they invited you to first round inter ...

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