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+40 Odds of HSW from MF PE? PE 21 1h
+38 Does speaking Mandarin as a mixed/non-Chinese person help with recruiting? IB 10 8h
+35 Side hustle - is it worth it? OFF 25 17h
+34 Unrest in the Middle Kingdom, and Anti-info in the Melting Pot | The Daily Peel | 11/29/22 INV 0 2h
+31 Ghana vs Uganada, which Country to put on CV JOB 3 48s
+29 Anyone else have a messed up family? OFF 8 19h
+28 WSO's 2022 Cyber Monday Sale: $100 Off Our Elite Modeling Package, PE Master Package, and VC Course IB 2 1d
+27 Leaving bank after <6 months stint IB 4 14h
+24 Post-Tryptophan Torpor | The Daily Peel | 11/28/22 INV 0 20h
+22 Tribute to a laid off analyst IB 3 13h
+21 How does this specific type of money laundering work OFF 9 1h
+21 Cold calling/emailing, walking in JOB 18 14h
+20 Banking Analyst Offer IB 6 1d
+19 Recovering from Adrenal Fatigue? OFF 10 16m
+19 Have you guys ever made a regretful lateral move? How to avoid? IB 4 3h
+18 Economic Consulting vs Tech Consulting: Job, Exit Opps, Salary, etc. CO 2 8h
+18 What's it like working at Millennium HF 1 27s
+17 Sukuk Islamic Finance - Where Do They Sit? IB 13 10h
+17 What to do Senior Spring? IB 5 1d
+16 Taking out a large loan (£50k+) for target masters BSCH 7 1h
+15 Value creation / LBO Model PE 4 18h
+15 SS ER to L/S ER MM comp expectations HF 0 16h
+14 Fifth & Broadway / Metropolis Cap Rate? RE 5 17h
+14 Is the switch from consulting to private equity possible? PE 5 10h
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+14 Multi-Manager Out of Undergrad HF 10 8h
+13 Management Options PE 1 1d
+13 A bird in hand is worth more than 2 in the bush - Dilemma IB 9 1d
+13 MIM at LBS or INSEAD? BSCH 7 1d
+13 MM vs Lone Pine/Tiger HF 7 5h
+12 How many of you maintained friends from college? BSCH 0 2d
+12 can you go around the headhunters? PE 7 10h
+12 How much to spend on rent? OFF 10 15h
+12 FT offer vs. Off-cycle - Advice? IB 6 4h
+12 JD Student to IB? IB 0 23h
+12 Post-MBA associate clawback? - internal transfer BSCH 0 21h
+12 How have things been at Goldman since WFH ended? IB 0 20h
+12 Exit opps: BB activism defense IB 0 16h
+12 Why do people invest in hedge funds? HF 11 3h
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+11 Leveraging CFA into an ER position (in Europe) ER 1 1d
+11 Risk it all for a PE Analyst Poisiton ? PE 5 1d
+10 How helpful is networking with non-alumni? TR 1 2d
+10 Development Acqusitions Pay? RE 2 1d
+10 I Really Like Sundays OFF 1 1d
+10 Smart Budgeting Out of College on an IB Salary IB 5 1d
+10 Citi 2023 SA Compensation TR 3 10h
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+9 Career Options as a graduating non target JOB 0 2d
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+9 LBO Debt Cost / Benchmark Rates IB 3 1d
+9 Aggregated CTA and stock buyback desk data feeds ER 0 1d
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+9 Restrictions on Trading other Asset Classes while in ER TR 0 1d
+9 32 years old with bachelors degree, small biz owner, wanting career change into Hedge Fund. Is it possible? HF 3 1d
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+9 Which roles in CRE has the most upside opportunity in 2023? RE 0 7h
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+9 Follow-up Email to Interviewer? JOB 0 37m
+8 Capital One’s reputation in the industry? CF 6 2d
+8 DB Achieve 2023 IB 5 13h
+8 What Freshman Internship do I take? JOB 6 1d
+8 PE Implications of Getting Fired as an IB Analyst PE 12 3s
+8 FT offer from a top MM shop vs Internship from a top EB? IB 1 2d
+8 What Masters to do? BSCH 6 1d
+7 Saturday work? IB 3 2d
+7 PE Recruiting Sucks PE 6 21h
+7 Roommates for an off cycle NYC hire? OFF 4 12h
+6 Top HC Services Shops on the Street IB 4 2d
+6 100MM-1,000MM lending to ABL or Coverage? IB 0 2d
+6 Strategic Finance Intern to IB FT JOB 0 2d
+6 Refreshing My Resume RES 0 2d
+6 No summer internship London JOB 2 1d
+6 Working at a pension fund AM 2 1d
+6 Offer dilemma TR 0 1d
+6 Top Consultant-Friendly Private Equity Funds PE 0 1d
+6 Mobile home parks — JV equity? RE 0 1d
+6 Large position success stories HF 3 19h
+6 London September Start Off-Cycles IB 3 1d
+6 Wrote wrong GPA BSCH 9 14h
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+6 Frankfurt School of Finance good for IB? BSCH 1 1d
+6 Local vs national developers RE 0 23h
+6 Getting into CRE mortgage sales RE 0 21h
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