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  2. I am a rising senior in high school and I am aiming for the Ivy League and other top schools, but I have heard that people have success in IB from less selective schools. The costs for the colleges I am thinking about are Penn State (25-30k), IU ($38k), U ...

    34 comments29 Jun 2019 -

  3. Thinking Like an Investor

    Asset Management

    I said in a previous post that I would try and write some more content in the future aimed at helping my younger self/newer analysts out. Bit of a quiet period before earnings start to pick up next month so here is something that I've created and use ...

    22 comments29 Jun 2019 -

  4. I #accounting #finance investment No Yes 349562 46997 194740 148257 247677 ...

    75 comments27 Jul 2017 -

  5. After reading about how ESPN is firing millions of dollars in on air talent, and hemorrhaging money all together, I started thinking about how viable the company is for the long term and how it will affect the price of Disney Stock. ESPN is one of Disney& ...

    60 comments13 Mar 2017 -

  6. Hello all, I am new to this forum and well, quite frankly new to a lot of things regarding finance. So, what I wanted to talk about is tips/advice for undergraduate students like myself looking to get into a Financial Analyst career. I am currently an inc ...

    14 comments24 Jun 2018 -

  7. A little background on myself: Graduated with a bachelors in Finance in December of 2017. Had no banking internships throughout my undergrad years as my school wasn't a target IB school (Even though I had a 3.86 GPA). After graduating I managed to la ...

    15 comments28 May 2018 -

  8. Hi Guys, So I'm caught in a bit of a dilemma. I am coming from a non-target school, graduating in a couple of weeks with Finance degree, 1st gen college student. Didn't do BB summer internship, but I went overseas and worked at a 2B+ hedgefund a ...

    19 comments13 May 2017 -

  9. Goldman Sachs 2017 Superday

    Investment Banking

    Hey guys! I recently (Jan 10) completed the superday for GS in the Jersey City office. This particular position is in the Finance division for the Controller's function. I'm hoping maybe I can connect with other prospective hires? Also, can anyo ...

    16 comments18 Jan 2017 -

  10. I'm currently a compliance analyst in NYC. I recently interviewed with a top megafund for q compliance role (temp to permanent) I also interviewed with a top BB for transaction processing role (full time) both firms gave offers, what do you think wou ...

    8 comments12 Aug 2019 -

  11. Why ib is pathetic nowadays

    Investment Banking

    The important point is that programmers don't pay taxes. Given a 220k takehome a programmer is making 90k more than an associate. Programming requires no real credentials or experience, an associate requires an MBA. The programmer invests his 90k in ...

    14 comments17 Aug 2017 -

  12. Hi, I am new here. I have been looking into new investment opportunities. I really like the tax benefits of 1031 exchanges but I need to do some more reading / research to see what kind of return I will be looking at. Does anyone have any recommendations ...

    10 comments22 May 2018 -

  13. HL Dallas?

    Investment Banking

    Anybody heard anything about HL Dallas? Specifically about the RX group? Know the HL RX NY office is a top RX group but havent heard anything about the more regional offices. #accounting #finance investment Houlihan Capital Houlihan Lokey, Inc. Houlihan L ...

    7 comments21 Jul 2019 -

  14. Hi everyone, first post here! I've been trying to decide for awhile now on which school to go to four the next 4 years. I'm from VA, so all of these schools are out-of-state. I have been admitted into all 3 of these schools business programs and ...

    11 comments29 Mar 2017 -

  15. Hi all, So I heard of a Canadian masters student lying to one of the biggest pension plan regarding her graduation date to attain a winter internship offer starting in 2018. I'm wondering if OTPP should be aware of this? Because OTPP specifically ind ...

    8 comments23 Nov 2017 -

  16. I have a background in Electrical Engineering and technical experience in telecoms. I am in an M7 MBA school and was not able to get an internship in Corp. Dev. What can I do to improve my fulltime chances? #accounting #finance investment No Yes 344903 27 ...

    6 comments15 May 2018 -

  17. Looking to get into IB. Not 100% sure I'm into Investment Banking, but I'm confident I want a high paying finance job right after undergrad. I didn't get into Ross at UMich and I believe their new policy states you can't transfer once ...

    6 comments25 Apr 2017 -

  18. I have no industry connections, mediocre grades due to transferring programs to commerce pretty late, and I have no relevant internship experience or EC's. Im finding its hard to even get involved on campus since clubs ask for your grades and previou ...

    5 comments16 Jun 2018 -

  19. Not sure how to delete the forum. delete delete delete delete delete delete deletev deletev delete delete delete delete #accounting #finance investment No Yes 269215 319019 203949 398822 406528 ...

    4 comments16 Jun 2019 -

  20. hi there i'm currently working for a big bank here in London and am about 1/3 way through my accounting qualification and i'm wondering how i can make sure that i have the best chance of moving into something a bit more " front office " ...

    5 comments5 Dec 2016 -

  21. Credit Suisse vs Mizuho vs SMBC

    Investment Banking

    banking goldman Goldman Sachs investment banking #accounting #finance investment bbulge Mizuho SMBC Nikko Capital Markets Mizuho Securities Credit Suisse Salary Yes Yes 112735 169903 2644 272906 244419 ...

    4 comments10 Dec 2017 -

  22. Before I begin, I will admit this is highly dependent on different circumstances within each start-up, and the growth potential of your specific company. However, I am making the case that start-ups are better than any BB or established firm due to a coup ...

    3 comments15 Sep 2018 -

  23. Hello All, Freshman undergrad student at Wharton here aiming for megafund PE after graduation. Dont have anything lined up for the summer and while I do realize it is pretty early, I would like to learn more about the process so when I'm a sophomore/ ...

    3 comments27 Dec 2017 -

  24. Best Job to Learn Investing

    Job Search Advice

    Hi, new member here. To give some background info, I'm 19, currently applying for college and I've been immersed in business from a young age. Had 3 failed businesses, currently starting a new one. My goal is to become an investor in the future. ...

    3 comments20 Dec 2017 -

  25. Hi WSO, I'm wondering what you all think I should do in the case that I end up with only the offers I currently have. I'll still be hearing back from many firms and I think I still have a chance with some BB 's in Hong Kong for IBD, but let ...

    3 comments9 Dec 2017 -

  26. French in NYC

    Investment Banking

    Hello! I was wondering how often do you see French people work in the front office of investment banks in NYC? What did they typically do to get there? Because I hear being a European and wanting to work in NYC is pretty difficult (unlike London). What ar ...

    2 comments29 Aug 2019 -

  27. Transfer or no transfer?

    Investment Banking

    Hello everyone, I'm a rising sophomore at a LAC in upstate NY (liberty league) majoring in CS and Econ with a 3.7. I'm satisfied with my school but I feel like I could push further up the ladder for more prestige and OCR. Going into college I di ...

    2 comments25 Aug 2018 -

  28. Hi folks, I am a sophomore at UNC majoring in math. I worked as an intern at the Investment Banking division at Industrial Bank Co.(China). During this internship, I found that I really hate office work. I enjoy intellectual freedom and wouldn't want ...

    2 comments15 Jun 2018 -

  29. I successfully secured a position on the Allianz Global Investors' Graduate Program in London. Would like to hear some other peoples' thoughts on the program, the reputation, and potential exit opportunities of the program. Is it a good company ...

    2 comments14 Jun 2018 -

  30. [EDITED] Hi all, I have a relative who did an internship at a BB about 7 years ago. He gave some contacts of people who still work there. He offered to send an "intro email" to some of them for me, but I feel like being direct with these contact ...

    2 comments17 Jan 2018 -

  31. what is my best plan of action

    Job Search Advice

    I am a senior from a non-target public university (3.5 GPA) majoring in accounting with work experience in small accounting positions, however this last summer I completed a Finance Summer Analyst program at a top Health Insurance company. My goal is to g ...

    2 comments22 Sep 2017 -

  32. Hello everyone! I have periodically sifted through WSO 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 path. I go to a poor college ...

    2 comments13 Sep 2017 -

  33. On the Toptal Finance blog there are some great guides to help studying. The latest post is a real-world guide to help you understand premiums and discounts. It looks at the best practices available when determining the levels of value in a transaction. L ...

    1 comment20 Aug 2019 -

  34. Hey all, Long story short, can't decide between dropping $$$$ on IU MBA program or a low tier 1 school for half the cost? I went to a shite undergrad school with a bus admin degree. Also, I am trying to break into a firm in Charleston, SC. I only hav ...

    1 comment28 May 2019 -

  35. Using Models to Invest

    Investment Banking

    Are models relevant to actual investing? I feel like IB models businesses with strategies that do not accurately reflect what a business is and will be in x amount of years. It seems more like technical analysis rather than fundamental analysis which is p ...

    1 comment13 May 2019 -

  36. I am an incoming Investment Manager Research intern at a large consulting firm, and am looking to gain insight into the career path/exit opportunities within this field. Essentially, I will be working with Associates/Analysts covering different asset clas ...

    1 comment13 May 2019 -

  37. Hello good people of WSO, I'm currently in my third year of college with an internship at one of the Big 4's audit division for the upcoming summer. HOWEVER, I do not want to study for the CPA and reach the 150 credit requirement. My question is ...

    1 comment17 Feb 2019 -

  38. Avid reader here. Many thanks to the community for the insight, advice, and laughs. I'm stuck between a rock and a hard place. I recently graduated with a BS / MBA from a non target with a 3.8/3.97 (full ride if it matters). I thought accounting woul ...

    1 comment18 Sep 2018 -

  39. IB 2019 networking

    Investment Banking

    Hey so just finished a FO internship in a BB (NYC). Networked within the bank and got an MD in IB to ask for my cell number and wanted to set up a meeting next week. My internship is done and I was emailing through the company email, no longer in my contr ...

    1 comment20 Jul 2018 -

  40. Living Like The Other Half

    Investment Banking

    To those working in IB, when did you begin upgrading your lifestyle? What are some big purchases you've made thus far? What position did you hold and how many years of experience did you have? #accounting #finance investment No Yes 347438 374658 2082 ...

    1 comment18 Apr 2018 -

  41. I have read somewhere "Understanding your risk tolerance is like being able to find a shoe size that fits you well" so how calculate my Risk Tolerance #accounting #finance investment No Yes 370086 209945 322995 20128 420542 ...

    1 comment8 Feb 2018 -

  42. hello all, taking a break from studying for finals and had an idea that came to mind. I'm finishing up my freshman year in the Business Honors Program at a flagship state school not considered a target or semi, but has an incredible network and stron ...

    3 May 2017 -

  43. Prime brokers offer what is called "arranged financing" which allows hedge funds to gain maximum leverage- more than allowed under the Portfolio Financing platform. I understand there is an element of stock lending where some or most of the Hedg ...

    7 Feb 2017 -