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+914 IB is my paradise. IB 58 2d
+553 Working 9-5 is Paradise IB 51 2w
+526 Summers Aren’t Impressive? IB 143 2w
+506 MF PE is Paradise...LOL PE 141 15h
+474 Big 4 is Paradise IB 52 1w
+442 Worst mistake / worst experience getting yelled at IB 81 1w
+381 The Hardest Pill to Swallow About Investment Banking IB 88 6h
+375 The incel shit on this website is out of control IB 91 3d
+318 How I stay Healthy in Investment Banking IB 41 11h
+308 Advice for working in a group full of Italians from Statin Island / New Jersey? JOB 27 1d
+249 How to earn respect from your analysts? IB 52 1w
+238 Ranking rainbow-washed IB logos IB 63 1w
+231 How Rich do you want to be? OFF 182 21h
+229 MD's Phone Call Interrupted IB 20 1w
+221 Private Credit $350k+ working 0-20 hours a week. Crazy for leaving? PE 114 4d
+213 Do you guys consider it a turn off if the girl you’re seeing isn’t religious? OFF 131 1d
+194 Diversity Recruiting is Paradise JOB 34 4d
+192 Is Real Estate fucked for 2022? RE 98 1d
+191 Target is Paradise IB 42 1d
+165 Most people think having kids is the best thing to ever happen to them OFF 89 5h
+162 IB sucks compared to SWE if you are smart IB 134 15h
+161 2022 Consolidated US Investment Banking Base Salaries IB 143 6d
+157 I never realized how big a role generational wealth plays in your life... OFF 72 5h
+156 Hey guys - what is a gift that you'd love to receive? CO 47 3w
+151 SWE sucks compared to the NBA if you’re athletic IB 40 2d
+142 Vice Chairman’s Daughter Fixing Diversity in The SA Class of ‘22 IB 21 1w
+139 Why Wall Street became soft? OFF 49 3d
+134 Q&A: Head of PE at Asian SFO PE 50 4w
+132 Mom has Leukemia, Dad recently diagnosed with Stage 3 skin cancer IB 41 1w
+129 Met a guy with a Bugatti Veyron got me thinking about life OFF 66 1w
+126 A Pragmatic Take on Diversity Programs OFF 76 5d
+125 Loosing sleep. Frustrated. Trying to strategize. Let's hash this out WSO. OFF 110 9h
+124 More terminology questions RE 71 1d
+118 Networking calls are paradise JOB 16 3w
+115 To those who grew up in a middle class family IB 52 1w
+112 Work at a Start-up Hedge Fund? (Generally) A Bad Idea HF 50 1w
+110 Developing on the side RE 90 1w
+109 How to accept not being good enough? IB 30 4d
+101 Career Guidance and Mentorship PE 23 3w
+100 Dumbest Reason for a Rejection? JOB 77 1d
+97 Thoughts/concerns on Climate Change OFF 70 2w
+95 Unironically - ER is a paradise ER 29 2w
+83 Reasons I chose an EB over Goldman Sachs IB 6 2w
+83 What's your evening routine? OFF 50 5d
+83 Bad Intern IB 25 6d
+82 What are the fastest growing Investment Banks IB 74 1w
+81 Will I be screwed? IB 16 2w
+81 Do we investment bankers actually create value for society? IB 35 19h
+80 Pay Up for Fave Bank or Cut Costs PE 13 3w
+79 Once and for all, is the CFA still worth it? ER 50 1d
+78 Investing Advice for Fresh Grads OFF 34 3w
+77 Top Paying Associate Firms IB 67 15h
+74 Even if you are against diversity recruiting, you should be against those who lie about diversity JOB 16 1w
+74 Shave your f****** beard OFF 72 1w
+74 Requesting a formal apology from the United States Supreme Court and BAR ASSOCIATION OFF 101 1h
+73 Sorority girls on wall street? IB 44 6d
+72 Dumbest career advice you've ever heard? PE 25 5d
+71 Cannot Fall Asleep Despite Late Nights - Any Tips? IB 34 3w
+70 Is Prestige Really All That Important? IB 38 1w
+70 Are Tattoos still looked down on in IB? IB 42 5d
+69 Big Yikes - 10 Year Old Child Denied Abortion In Ohio OFF 37 16s
+68 One thing diversity accomplishes IB 22 4d
+68 AM I MISSING SOMETHING? IB 33 5d
+66 MBA exits - IB or Tech? IB 35 2w
+65 How Many of You Think Your Fund is Going to Shut Down? HF 33 2w
+65 How Bankers Add Value IB 22 2w
+65 How much is your mortgage payment? OFF 69 3d
+63 Fed raise rate 75 bps. Industry wide layoffs incoming? RE 56 1w
+61 2022 Analyst Bonus Thread IB 71 1w
+59 Personal Development Book Recommendations OFF 20 1w
+58 Diet Motivation/Coaching? OFF 37 2w
+58 How to improve people skills? OFF 23 3d
+57 Moving to Paris PE 44 3d
+57 How to deal with WLB in banking IB 18 5d
+57 Era of the New Banker? IB 26 2d
+56 Student In Wall Street Mastermind IB 40 1d
+54 Construction cost / deal penciling / YoC RE 42 21h
+54 How to learn golf? OFF 31 2d
+54 Anyone else worried about the state of the climate OFF 42 2h
+54 Scars Affecting Return Offer Odds JOB 15 7h
+54 Tips to stop chasing prestige (and be grateful)? IB 9 3h
+53 Have You Ever Caught an Interviewee Lying? IB 12 3w
+53 Fired after 14 days AM 36 1w
+52 Change in HF? SM to MM HF 13 1d
+51 How would you Invest $25k in today's market? IB 28 2w
+51 AITA? Turning down NYC @ $50k? OFF 38 2w
+51 How to recover from early mistakes in my SA? IB 15 1w
+51 Q&A: Aspiring diplomat turned development banker NUI 5 1w
+51 which EBs are known for drugs... IB 23 4d
+50 Just missed out again...regretting my analyst experience IB 17 2w
+50 Servicing the US Debt at Higher Rates OFF 30 1w
+50 WSO's FREE DCF Modeling Crash Course - Just Released IB 8 2w
+49 Will current economic environment impact S&T Grad Jobs? TR 16 1w
+49 what's IR / capital formations like? PE 16 1w
+48 NYC: Best Places to Live? IB 39 3w
+48 MD net worth IB 44 3w
+48 Excel Master Bootcamp (4-Hour) OPEN NOW - July 23 - Only 30 Seats IB 0 2w
+48 High schooler interested in physical commodity trading TR 37 1d
+47 What are my chances of getting an IB offer? JOB 18 3w
+47 Kamala doesn’t do anything OFF 30 1w
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