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  2. Hey guys:) I'm a rising sophomore getting a bachelors of architecture degree. I'm looking to possibly go into Real Estate, particularly development and other sectors that are more on the buildy/architecty side rather than the finance side. I hav ...

    28 comments5 Aug 2019 -

  3. Hey all, Before any of you guys dismiss me as a 16 y/o that wants a job on "Wall Street" (i dislike when people use the cliche "I wanna work on wall street", so annoying), I've provided some credentials below and my rationale for ...

    27 comments9 Mar 2017 -

  4. A buddy of mine that goes to Columbia sent me this article. Thought some of you guys either might get a good laugh or have something insightful to say. http://columbiaspectator.com/opinion/2014/12/11/if... student liberal crazy racist ...

    46 comments12 Dec 2014 -

  5. Harvard JD---> BB Associate

    Investment Banking

    Hi, I will be attending Harvard Law School in the fall. I am thrilled about going to HLS and I am fascinated by the law but, like many of my brethren, I really want to be a banker. I would take the traditional route (analyst->MBA->associate) but my ...

    76 comments24 Apr 2013 -

  6. I went to college at a school ranked in the 20s with a minor in business and I will be finishing medical school in 2012 at a school ranked in the 10s. GPA is 3.9 in college, and my grades are above average in medical school. My questions: 1. how competiti ...

    46 comments8 Nov 2016 -

  7. Graduating from a non-target in the US this summer or next fall, finance major, no relevant experience, got interested in the industry only recently and after asking some WSO users for advice thought I'd apply to MsF programs as a plan B if I don ...

    22 comments25 Nov 2013 -

  8. [Canada] CA + CFA + MBA?

    Business School and GMAT

    Hey guys, first post, I'm currently at a half-decent school (University of Toronto at Mississauga) studying Commerce (50% Economics; 50% Accounting or Finance. For Americans I guess this would be a double-major in econ + acct or fin). I have to pull ...

    23 comments9 Jun 2011 -

  9. Go to bank A: open student account (as genuine student). Take maximum interest free overdraft in cash and put into an ISA (or similar interest bearing account, can get 3-5% on small amounts from a quick internet search, if you don't touch the money). ...

    13 comments29 Jun 2012 -

  10. Will Wall Street hire me???

    Job Search Advice

    I'm graduating with a degree in economics from University of Pennsylvania next spring. I'm basically a B student; I have a few A's, mostly in math courses, but my econ courses are mostly B or B-. Will Wall Street hire me? Or, do they only w ...

    15 comments20 Jun 2011 -

  11. Hello all! This will be my first introduction to this new forum. I have heard many positive things about the people and resources on this site, so I look forward to being impressed again and again by members here. The long story short is I look forward to ...

    13 comments21 Jan 2013 -

  12. Hi, I've been a member here for a few months, just casually reading through various content. Luckily enough, I received an internship in London this summer (I'm still uncertain as to how that happened), but I'm starting to doubt some of my ...

    7 comments11 Apr 2018 -

  13. College Student Resume

    Resume Advice

    I have had a few internships in insurance but am looking to get into investment banking or investment management. Any feedback on my resume would be appreciated. http://www.razume.com/documents/15256 college Banking student investment insurance ...

    11 comments9 Jun 2010 -

  14. I'll be 24 when i graduate with my Masters (not MBA) and I really have my heart set on working in NYC immediately after graduating LBS, I assume it would have to be on an H1B Visa from my research, but I want to know if anyone else knows or has had e ...

    10 comments22 Apr 2011 -

  15. Oil price Rise, future of IB

    Investment Banking

    Wanted to get some thoughts from you energy bankers out there.... With oil on the rise at around $70/barrel, and with Saudi wanting to push for something close to $100/barrel (might only be short term for their Saudi Aramco IPO), what do you think that ho ...

    6 comments18 Apr 2018 -

  16. What MSFs am I a target for?

    Investment Banking

    I have close to a 3.0 gpa as an Electrical Engineering major from Rutgers University (big ten state school). I got a 2300 on my SATs so I think I can pull a 650- 700 GMAT. I really want to get into investment banking. What masters in finance are a target ...

    6 comments5 Nov 2017 -

  17. I WASN'T DONE TYPING UP THE POST. I HIT THE SAVE BUTTON THINKING I COULD COME BACK AND EDIT IT LATER. HERE'S THE FULL POST: So I'm a senior at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. Just to provide some background.. It's ranked 30 on U. ...

    8 comments4 Nov 2009 -

  18. Hi I am a first year student an a top US school and this week some BB firms are hosting information sessions on my campus. What type of questions should I ask? Should I ask for business cards/exchange information with recruiters? I am thinking to ask them ...

    7 comments16 Sep 2008 -

  19. As someone with a school that has postings from both, I always wondered if anyone would consider going straight into PE straight from undergrad. Personally, I'd want the camaraderie of being in a bank, but if you're going to do 2 years in a bank ...

    6 comments22 Nov 2011 -

  20. How do I break in?

    Sales and Trading

    I'm a senior, graduating in 2011. Have a good gpa and am currently interning at a bank wealth management shop. ...

    6 comments2 Aug 2011 -

  21. And how much do they typically receive? student ...

    6 comments5 Nov 2010 -

  22. Hey guys, rising senior at a target looking for some advice. I was fortunate enough to receive a FT offer from my internship this summer. It is at a MM bank and the offer is for S & T, which is the field I definitely want to go into. The people and ex ...

    4 comments14 Aug 2018 -

  23. Hey guys, first time I've posted on WSO but have been reading for years now and hopefully you guys can help me out. Currently, I'm a rising senior at an undergrad b-school in Canada and am looking to apply for FT i-banking in the U.S. One of the ...

    4 comments2 Jul 2017 -

  24. Dear WSO visitors, I have recently come into a spot where I have to make a tough decision. Allow me to describe my situation: I am currently a 20-year-old Bachelor student in the Netherlands. I go to a non-target university without any prospect of BB IB o ...

    4 comments7 Jun 2017 -

  25. Help on Summer Analyst Search

    Job Search Advice

    I am a junior and have applied to all the BB 's and Boutique Banks and am waiting for responses. As in, I haven't interviewed yet. Am I too late should I forget about it. What is everyone else's experience. I am a non-target school and comp ...

    5 comments2 Feb 2010 -

  26. Dilemma for a CPE Student

    Management Consulting

    I am getting my degree in computer engineering (lots of programming and electrical engineering work), My GPA is not very good but I have a good resume with great experience and skills. I have interviews from companies like Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, and Bo ...

    5 comments13 Oct 2009 -

  27. Path to IB is falling short....

    Investment Banking

    I am currently a senior at a semi target in NYC. Due to personal physical issues my GPA fell to a 1.9 (2.0 rounding). I did two finance internships one in a small investment management firm and one as a financial advisor for a small business owner. Beside ...

    4 comments27 Jan 2015 -

  28. What to do with my degree...

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Hello All, I am currently a student in the MAcc program at a Big Ten School. I am also going to receive my BS in Finance. I already know that I have a job offer from PwC at my disposal if I so wish to pursue a career in the Big 4 post graduation. However ...

    4 comments10 Apr 2014 -

  29. Hello everyone. I'm 21, following a master degree in finance in a pretty good business school in France. I'm also a CFA level 1 candidate, since my school has a partnership with the CFA institute, I thought it would be good to leave the school w ...

    3 comments26 Dec 2018 -

  30. So I have a little situation here...

    Business School and GMAT

    Hi, So I read through a bunch of topics on this forum and haven't quite found anythink like my situation so I'll try to make it clear to you in the hope to get some constructive advice. I lived and graduated from highschool in Germany with avera ...

    4 comments16 Nov 2011 -

  31. Hello all, Sort of a first time poster, long time reader. Had a question regarding marketing. No, not the conventional kind. I'm currently a student at a major oil and gas firm. After reading their org chart, it seems they have a student position wit ...

    4 comments19 Jan 2011 -

  32. Hi, I am currently working on a non finance related internship that will end the last week of July. I have til the end of august before I need to go back to school. I am trying to ascertain ANY finance related internship, could be pwm, pe, prop shop, bout ...

    4 comments1 Jul 2010 -

  33. If you are an Ivey HBA alumnus, it would be great if I could shoot you some short PMs. Anyways, I was wondering why Ivey's HBA is considered the best for finance. It's sort of like the "wharton" of Canada. Ivey undergrads seem to get a ...

    3 comments30 Dec 2016 -

  34. I'm a female rising junior at NYU CAS studying economics. I have a 3.03 GPA and I want to recruit in the coming fall, however, I worry that I won't be taken seriously by any of the firms that recruit at my campus. I'm not sure which career ...

    3 comments8 Aug 2016 -

  35. The LSE Problem (IB dude)

    Investment Banking

    The voiceover is boring and dull, but it kind of sums my thoughts on most of the people I met there- and I guess that quite a few people in H/Y/P are not much different. Lolworthy phrase "My first choice was cambridge, but even though I had exception ...

    3 comments3 Apr 2011 -

  36. Tax time again... Just wondering if anyone has ever used H&R Block tax services to complete a student tax return. I have had two internships and completed 4 months of school, so I am hoping to get back a pretty big chunk. The website claims it only ch ...

    3 comments24 Feb 2011 -

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    2 comments7 Jun 2014 -

  38. I need a 2 or 3 page executive summary with basic facts and statistics/summary information made for my real estate fund. Please email me other presentations/packages you have made at [email protected] Real Estate binder Executive summary presentation st ...

    1 comment19 Aug 2019 -

  39. Do I have a chance?

    Job Search Advice

    I am in need of some wisdom here. I am 24 years old and I have an associates degree in criminal justice from community college and was a Deputy Sheriff for a year. I decided that law enforcement isn't for me, and I also wanted to get my bachelors deg ...

    1 comment20 May 2017 -

  40. Title mostly says it all. What are ALL the good opportunities out there--Bulge Bracket be damned? Correct me if I'm wrong, but it's my perception that nowadays, if you're less-than-nearly-perfect as a 21-year-old candidate for summer analys ...

    3 Oct 2016 -

  41. 2 diffrent 4 week internships?

    Job Search Advice

    Hi, Currently on break after finishing my second year of engineering and had an internship question. I currently have an intehsnip offer for 4 weeks at Credit Suisse and another one at a local PE firm. My question is whether i should take the credit suiss ...

    24 Jun 2016 -

  42. I've been skulking around WSO for a while but I haven't posted anything. I've seen some distressed non-target students out there so I thought I'd share some words of encouragement. I'm finishing up my second year at a small, priva ...

    4 Feb 2014 -

  43. Research Question (PLEASE HELP)

    Investment Banking

    Hello There, I'm a college student doing a research paper on Investment Banking and also because that's the career I want to go in for. My research paper is about gender inequality in the investment baking world. I have some question I would lik ...

    1 comment20 Nov 2015 -

  44. Hello everyone, My name is Steven, and I am currently a 19 year old sophomore attending a fairly typical state university in Oregon. I am just looking for help and advice on how to break into the world of management consulting out of undergrad. After part ...

    11 Nov 2015 -

  45. An Expressive Introduction

    New User Introductions

    Hello Monkeys, I want to use this introduction to truly express my aspirations and background without the fear of coming off as unprofessional in a CV or Interview. I was born in Cuba in the beggining of what is called the "special period." Duri ...

    10 Oct 2015 -

  46. Hi there, I'm new to this site; however, I've heard a great deal of praise about it. I'll cut to the chase- I'm a student at a Top 10 college in the United States with a poor GPA (2.7-3.0 range), a prestigious (Sounds pretentious, but ...

    1 comment30 Sep 2015 -

  47. hello, I wanted to take this as an opportunity to introduce myself to the forum. For a couple months I have been interested in a career in finance and have been reading these forums as a lurker. I am currently a second semester sophomore finance major at ...

    1 comment7 Sep 2015 -

  48. Database of interview questions from Student, as well as compensation figures...

    2 Interview Questions4 Nov 2015