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  2. Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 3/22/14 and ranks #14 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. Ahhh so you landed your job. Don' ...

    241 comments10 Jun 2017 -

  3. Mod Note: Each day we'll be posting the top WSO forum posts of 2014. This one was originally posted on 5/13/14 and ranks #30 for the year by total silver banana count. You can see all our top ranked content here. We have gotten a few requests to do a ...

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  4. Investment banking is more than a job it is a field of knowledge and skills. The profession requires an aptitude and knowledge base that rivals doctors and lawyers. So why are we confronted with hustlers and scam artists? Should investment underwriters be ...

    136 comments17 May 2014 -

  5. Do I even stand a chance

    Investment Banking

    I have a strong interest in making the attempt to break into Investment Banking, such as M&A and ECM. Since I go to a non-target school, I believe this will be a challenge. I am a sophomore doubling in Finance and Public Accounting with a minor in Eco ...

    20 comments6 May 2020 -

  6. So, I'm a sophomore and I've recently been extended an offer to work at a relatively small (12 professionals) private equity firm. I'm also talking to quite a few boutique investment banks. My goal is to go through investment banking recrui ...

    56 comments29 Apr 2014 -

  7. Moving from tech to IBD

    Job Search Advice

    I'm currently working as a Strategy and Operations analyst at a technology firm (market cap > 50bn) and want to move into investment banking (preferably a coverage team like TMT). I've been there almost a year now. During my year at work..... ...

    19 comments6 May 2020 -

  8. I got into these schools as a junior year transfer: USC- Marshall (Business) Berkeley- Political Economy And just under the assumption I get into Claremont Mckenna for Economics-Accounting Which school should I choose if my goal is West Coast IB: CMC- Gre ...

    18 comments6 May 2020 -

  9. The GPA absolute threshold?

    Investment Banking

    Certainly, GPA can be one of the most crucial aspects of a resume and you can certainly spark some interest with great grades. But does it really matter? After talking to many recruiters about this topic, an overwhelming number are in agreement that GPA d ...

    23 comments28 Apr 2014 -

  10. Hi all, do you think that a "30-60-90-Day Plan" would be helpful in an investment banking interview? what should I include in it? and how to write a killer one? Thanks in advance Investment Banking ...

    22 comments30 Apr 2014 -

  11. I was wondering if any one knew where this firm primarily recruits from. I was thinking that some southern semi targets (emory, GA Tech, maybe UGA) might be on the list. If anyone is familiar with the firm and has any insight it would be much appreciated. ...

    15 comments4 Nov 2017 -

  12. Hi guys I am an M.Sc. graduate in international banking and finance. I have an interview next week with a large Asset Management company in the UK. Role is Sales and Client Relations. I would greatly appreciate an insight into a role of this kind as well ...

    10 comments24 Mar 2020 -

  13. McCombs or Kelley honors?

    Business School and GMAT

    Im staring at IU in the fall and will be applying to Kelley honors and The McCombs school of business at UT austin. Assuming that I get in the Kelley honors and McCombs non-honors, which would be my better option if I'm a finance major looking to get ...

    8 comments7 Apr 2014 -

  14. Hi guys, First of all I'd like to thank everyone for their posts on this forum as they have been really helpful to get information from people who are actually in industry. Well I am a fresh graduate from a top UK business school, I am hoping to go i ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  15. Hey WSO, I've received a lot of good advice from good people on here before and I'm really grateful for all of them. Now I have to ask the most important question of all that will probably make or break my future career: as a undergrad entering ...

    6 comments6 May 2020 -

  16. Is finance right for me?

    Investment Banking

    Hey, ...

    7 comments23 Apr 2014 -

  17. My background isn't IB but I graduated from an elite school. I've been working for about a year. I found my self cold calling last week and recently got in touch with a managing director at a bulge bracket bank. I don't currently work in IB ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  18. 1/ I see many bankers/consultants move into top tech firms after a few years (teams such as Business Operations, Sales Strategy and Operations). If you can get into such a team post-graduation, and this is your long term goal anyway, is it worth going in ...

    5 comments6 May 2020 -

  19. I've been offered an IBD SA. They called me today, wanting to transfer me to the another location instead. I wonder what is happening, why the sudden change? Investment Banking ...

    6 comments2 Apr 2014 -

  20. alalala

    Business School and GMAT

    x new york city Investment Banking MBB consulting IB in london Columbia University BCG McKinsey Bain LBS MIM banking in europe ...

    6 comments23 Mar 2014 -

  21. sdk.......

    Investment Banking

    delete Investment Banking ...

    5 comments2 Mar 2015 -

  22. Hi all, I am a freshman at a non-target. Finance major now, but looking to add a second one. I am debating between Accounting or Info Systems. Also, if I choose info systems I would add a business analytics minor to it because it would only be 1 extra cla ...

    4 comments5 May 2014 -

  23. Hello Fellow Monkeys, as I am finishing up freshman year of college, I am contemplating how I should proceed from here. I am an international student from Germany at a US west coast target school. Although I really like it here, I am unsure whether stayin ...

    3 comments6 May 2020 -

  24. As a thanks to the community I'm setting up this AMA. I have no formal background in finance but I'm currently interning as a IB intern for a small investment banking group. We have several deals going on right now Investment Banking analyst rea ...

    3 comments9 May 2014 -

  25. High School graduate

    Investment Banking

    I just graduated High School and I'm willing to learn more about the financial world, especially what IB is and what it does. While I know (very) generally what it does (what M&A or S&T do etc), my knowledge is very general and I would like t ...

    2 comments2 Jun 2014 -

  26. IBD- Indirect Reports

    Investment Banking

    How do you guys define the term "Indirect Reports" in the context of corporate/managerial functions? Specifically, I've been asked how many direct and indirect reports I had while I was an investment banking associate. I'm certain I ha ...

    2 comments29 Aug 2011 -

  27. I am currently a freshman in college deciding if I should study abroad the spring semester of my sophomore year in London. I want to have an internship during the summer between my sophomore and junior year in either London or NYC. Will being abroad ruin ...

    1 comment6 May 2020 -

  28. Hey guys, quick question. What are the chances of getting an investment banking job with the company you are currently working for? I am right now working as a Credit/Portfolio Risk Analyst and am looking to pursue a CFA designation. I am currently workin ...

    15 Jun 2014 -

  29. http://lockwoodpr.com Which industry does this company fit best? How would you include it on a resume? Thank you very much. private equity firm Company Investment Banking ...

    28 May 2014 -

  30. entry level analyst 1

    Job Search Advice

    I am looking to get into the industry with an entry level job in either IB or hedge funds. Help anyone Investment Banking ...

    19 May 2014 -

  31. Newbie Introduction

    New User Introductions

    Hey WSO! I'm just here scouring information on investment banking and equity research. I am currently an undergraduate in college looking for any useful information to help me get where I need to go. If anyone has any tips for a college sophomore at ...

    19 Mar 2014 -

  32. IB Resume Critque

    Resume Advice

    About two weeks ago I posted my resume on WSO and got excellent feedback. I took the advice and hopefully changed things around for the better. I'll be a Junior this year and my goal is to build experience through related clubs, case studies and anyt ...

    1 comment19 Aug 2011 -