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+457 The Efficient Career Hypothesis: Almost All Jobs Are Priced In IB 58 10h
+385 What do you wish you knew when you were younger? OFF 88 13h
+329 How to deal with 2nd year analysts who refuse to work IB 119 1d
+278 Paying it forward - thanks everyone IB 15 2w
+272 Is college supposed to be this unenjoyable? OFF 145 23h
+265 OSU for free or ~260k in debt IB 209 1w
+240 Most Unignorable Cold Email for people with Massive Balls JOB 36 3d
+230 PE is the new IB - IB is the new Big4 IB 147 1w
+213 How much money do you make? IB 243 3d
+203 What splurges have you made that were worth the money? OFF 192 26m
+194 Truist Pay Bump IB 68 8h
+191 $4MM...Quit rat race and become an owner operator? WWYD? RE 102 1w
+185 Clubbing was such a terrible idea. Don't recommend. Solitude rocks OFF 79 22h
+176 U.S. inflation rises to 5.4%. Meat prices +10%, gas +42% OFF 127 6d
+155 I miss non political elitism in WSO - What happened to this place? OFF 52 2w
+145 Am I dumb for turning down GS for a lower ranked firm? WSO 72 2w
+143 IB/PE 10 years after college IB 63 2d
+141 Thanks to IB long hours, I officially have angina IB 40 1w
+134 Can someone help me with budgeting? 170k as a 22 year old is absurd to me. IB 82 2h
+131 Those who had bad childhoods/rough start in life, how did you succeed despite of it? OFF 47 3h
+129 Update on Arby's Boys OFF 21 2w
+122 Q&A: Non-Target School to Portfolio Manager at a Top Hedge Fund – 6 Years Out of Undergrad HF 28 2d
+118 Cute girl on campus - need advice OFF 72 1w
+114 Factset League Tables YTD-September IB 73 2w
+109 Calling PMs/buyside Analysts - The whole China thing HF 41 1d
+107 Do you wish you’d have spent more money IB 37 6d
+107 Whats the happiest you've ever been? OFF 85 19m
+104 Evercore vs Lazard vs Jefferies IB 55 1w
+97 Why do people disrespect MBA associates??? IB 65 1m
+94 Litquidity Target School Ranking IB 63 1w
+90 Searching for a girlfriend - process launch OFF 28 3w
+89 Is the grass greener or should I be more content? JOB 48 2d
+88 Miami is paradise........ or is it? OFF 87 1w
+87 What do you guys think about the current problem of the debt ceiling? OFF 100 3w
+87 What do you love about Japanese Anime? OFF 75 1w
+86 How Good is Binghamton University? BSCH 57 6h
+86 What's the point of honest, hard work? OFF 97 8h
+85 Technology Startup: Loneliness PE 39 2d
+81 Trapped by IB pay raise? IB 23 17h
+80 Ever feel you're not super smart enough but also not dumb enough to start a really successful business? OFF 47 1d
+79 How much Coffee do you Drink OFF 62 1w
+78 Jon Gruden fired OFF 93 1w
+74 Q&A: Corp Dev > Strategic Finance > VC CF 29 3h
+71 Distribution of GP Promote - first investment on GP side RE 68 6d
+69 Drop out of MSF for $200M HF internship HF 33 1d
+68 Words I can't stand anymore after 3 months into the IB analyst role IB 49 4d
+67 Frugality vs Life OFF 48 2w
+67 Is it even possible to beat mental illness? OFF 33 13m
+65 how to deal with work anxiety IB 27 2w
+65 Intro - Partner at HHCP PE 19 16h
+63 BB CEO Rankings IB 23 2w
+62 How do you explain your job? RE 64 1d
+61 Dealing with incompetent analyst IB 20 3w
+61 Should I Bother with trying to gain lots of muscle as an Analyst? IB 64 5d
+60 Breakdown of Post-IB Exit Opportunities IB 21 2w
+60 Rejected by almost all firms, don't know what to do CO 34 4h
+59 Will Inherit Upwards of 25m, what should I do? OFF 46 27s
+57 What are your hobbies, and how do you manage them? OFF 22 2w
+57 IS SF/Bay Area Worth It? PE 36 1d
+57 Can someone talk to me im not in a good place OFF 34 5d
+57 Wall Street Oasis 12-Week Internship for Financial Writers OFF 12 1w
+56 Been pushed out / fired from job PE 24 2w
+56 Abandoning Private equity PE 26 2d
+54 Quit Banking after 3 months IB 38 2w
+54 Run Corp Dev at PE Portco, or Mid-Level Corp Dev at F500? CF 17 1w
+54 Best Wallstreet Feeder Schools ( Per Capita) BSCH 44 46m
+52 PE Firms With an "Moat" PE 29 1w
+52 PE AND IB SUCK: my experience. OFF 24 2w
+51 Hot Take - We need more liberal arts kids and less STEM CO 30 5d
+50 Transferring - worth it? IB 45 2w
+50 Would you date a girl in finance OFF 52 2w
+50 Private Equity Interview 1-Day Bootcamp OPEN NOW - October 16th - Only 30 Seats PE 6 2w
+49 Case Study Rounds AM 10 2w
+49 How Should We Think About Prestige? IB 30 9h
+48 Long-term career future in Equity AM AM 16 6d
+47 WSO turning into Bumble? OFF 76 2d
+47 What's it like working in CorpDev for a Sponsor-backed PortCo? CF 28 2d
+47 Gunvor LNG Margin Call TR 30 5d
+46 Future of Finance in jeopardy? OFF 30 3w
+46 People in S&T TR 19 1w
+46 Which of these European schools would you rather spend a semester to a year abroad at? BSCH 44 6d
+46 Bidding Strategies RE 11 1w
+45 Squid Game OFF 46 5d
+45 Settling the debate over TQQQ as a long-term investment HF 43 2d
+44 Will the next market crash be worst due to FIRE/crypto/entrepreneur/influencers? OFF 22 2w
+43 Girls in CRE: Are there more due to diversity incentives?? RE 59 2d
+43 Holidays as a first year IB 20 1w
+43 I dont know what i want out of a career RE 23 3d
+42 Leaving Big Organization for Small Shop RE 14 3w
+42 Male insight needed: Personalities of female bankers OFF 31 2w
+42 Ode to Softness, or How I Find My Strength in Weakness OFF 11 2w
+42 Alt Investments - Anyone Invest in Whiskey Bottles? INV 30 1d
+41 Dave Chappelle: The Closer OFF 32 2w
+40 don't think coverage groups are worth it IB 37 7h
+39 If 10 YR treasury goes back to 3%, that means 3 cap buyers are screwed? RE 21 3w
+39 Buying a house in HCOL cities? RE 43 2w
+39 A Skincare Guide for Beginners FASH 8 2w
+39 How Important is M&A Deal Experience? IB 15 2w
+39 MM Healthcare IB 48 1w
+39 Honest PWP outlook? IB 23 1d
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Career Advancement Opportunities

October 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.8%
  • AQR Capital Management 97.6%
  • Point72 96.4%
  • Citadel Investment Group 95.2%
  • Two Sigma Investments 94.0%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

October 2021 Investment Banking

  • PJT Partners (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (= =) 99.3%
  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 98.9%
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (= =) 98.5%
  • Rothschild (▲10) 98.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

October 2021 Private Equity

  • The Riverside Company 99.3%
  • Blackstone Group 98.7%
  • Warburg Pincus 98.0%
  • Apollo Global Management 97.3%
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Total Avg Compensation

October 2021 Hedge Fund

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