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  2. The All-Nighter Experiment: What Worked and What Didn't

    I need this done for tomorrow morning, but don't spend too much time on it. I don't want you to be here all night. That's what my MD said to me before I pulled my first all-nighter.   I've had other all-nighters since then, but you alw ...

    70 comments - 42 silver bananas - Jul 19 2018 - 5:02pm -

  3. I just went 3 days without sleep to see what i-banking felt like...honestly I don't believe ANY of you! (My hourly breakdown)

    No, this is not a joke. So we've all heard from multiple sources that the typical first-year analyst's day goes from 6AM through 3AM, leaving about 3 hours of sleep in-between. Many of you still even had chances to work out. So I tried to emulat ...

    399 comments - 12 silver bananas - Feb 2 2017 - 8:15pm -

  4. Stimulants 101: How to wake yourself up and get shit done (without destroying your long-term health)

    If you're reading this, I'm assuming you take a shit load of stimulants to stay awake and get work done. It's the only option on those days where you've been grinding through mind-numbing Excel for 8 hours and your brain is turning to ...

    94 comments - 20 silver bananas - May 30 2017 - 10:47am -

  5. Top 10 Ways to Avoid Work from Your Staffer as an Investment Banking Analyst

    10. Send you phone straight to Voicemail so that you can screen your calls 9. Pay your assistant so she screens your calls and says you are in a meeting-- pay her bonus to make her comment how stressed you look and how hectic your week has been 8. If you ...

    55 comments - 5 silver bananas - Apr 16 2014 - 11:34am -

  6. Mastering the 100-hour work week- for females

    When I have 100-hr work weeks, I have one thing in mind: maximizing sleep. I've had lots of busy weeks like this, unfortunately, and I've perfected a routine that helps gets me through. From the outside, it appears as through I've had a ful ...

    31 comments - 3 silver bananas - Jul 23 2012 - 1:03am -

  7. First 80+ hour week. Wasn't as bad as I thought it would be...

    Sunday: 10am- 9pm.... 11hrs Monday: 8am-10pm....14 hrs Tuesday: 8am- 10pm.... 14hrs Wednesday: 7am- 1am.... 18hrs Thursday: 7am- 11:30pm.... 16.5hrs Friday: 7am- 7pm (hopefully).... 12 hrs Grand total: 85.5 hrs. Really wasn't that bad. sleep deprivat ...

    46 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 14 2011 - 3:09pm -

  8. Money Never Sleeps... But Should You?

    Summary: The recent Time post titled "30 Crazy Things You Didn't Know About Sleep" (see http://time.com/70415/30-crazy-sleep-facts/) citing an advertisement from Sleepy's mattress retailer got me pondering about sleep, deprivation, and ...

    21 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 1 2014 - 5:00pm -

  9. All nighters lead to brain damage?

    If I had known this, I may have taken a different career path back in the day. http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/19/health/sleep-loss-br... sleep deprivation sleep deprived lack of sleep ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 19 2014 - 12:30pm -

  10. Lack of sleep linked to early death

    Besides being miserable from lack of sleep, now we can all look forward to an increased risk of death. Anybody worried? http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100505/hl_afp/health... Didn't think so. sleep sleep deprivation death ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2010 - 8:43pm -

  11. It's 5am, how many analysts/associates are still awake?

    Post if you're at work still, just curious how many analysts/associates are up this late working on a random night. all-nighter sleep deprivation ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2010 - 5:05am -