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+543 Random Things I Wished I Knew About PE PE 66 20h
+351 Computer Science is Paradise IB 44 5d
+335 Q&A: Consistent Top Bucket IB Analyst IB 63 1w
+335 Rich ppl, what does it feel like? What’s the best and worst thing about being wealthy ? OFF 156 6d
+298 Working in PE is hell on earth PE 79 6h
+256 How did you deal with losing your parent(s)? OFF 30 1d
+255 My story - the fire within us all IB 32 6d
+249 Canadian Target Schools Ranked By Detailed Global Placement Data BSCH 106 1d
+211 I Hate my Life IB 54 5h
+210 PE Associate Jumps to Death / Discussion on Mental Health PE 37 11h
+189 Someone convince me why buying a house is a good idea? RE 142 4d
+189 I deserve to feel superior, not because I'm a narcissist, but because I have wasted my 20s for success instead of wasting for having fun. OFF 75 14h
+184 We have one life - you can go nuts if your stressing OFF 52 3h
+177 Happy Thanksgiving - what are you grateful for? OFF 62 2d
+177 How much of PE is just playing musical chairs with the same assets? PE 61 1d
+171 Does not seem fair how much money we are making compared to other industries IB 110 5d
+166 Mid-20's crisis OFF 102 1w
+163 Learn some manners OFF 25 3d
+156 I love prestige. PE 17 5h
+156 When does pay get "good"? RE 75 17h
+144 Q&A: PE/VC FoF Principal PE 60 5d
+141 Lazard and Jefferies A&D Groups IB 29 2d
+136 How do you explain to girls what you do? (Investment banking job) IB 81 13h
+135 What was the worst pain you have ever felt? OFF 105 2d
+134 Response to 'PE Associate Jumps to Death' -> Resources and Tips for those who may be struggling PE 13 5h
+133 What is everyone's daily morning/evening routine like? IB 62 3d
+132 Moving out Best Age OFF 103 3w
+128 How do international students do it? BSCH 41 3d
+125 The Science of Happiness and Ways to Live a Happier Life OFF 19 1w
+120 TQQQ -- Shorting Puts (Options) INV 63 18h
+120 How much do ~average~ software engineers *actually* make? OTH 162 3d
+115 What's the point of saving money? OFF 59 1w
+113 Ghosted? You will have the last laugh... JOB 22 1w
+113 Rich Millennial Managing their own money AM 40 3w
+109 Crypto Bros Get Owned INV 55 1w
+104 PE Funds that Win - and IB that Tries PE 15 1d
+104 Thankful for WSO SCSS 10 1w
+103 How to cope with rejection/difficult feedback? OFF 27 2w
+101 Let's talk cologne! FASH 72 3d
+99 flunking out with SA offer JOB 41 1d
+94 100% Remote Work in Investment Bank - Is It Possible? IB 28 4d
+94 Developer Carry/Promote RE 45 1w
+92 What's your motivation for working in high finance? IB 36 7h
+92 Sell 7-figure business for EB? IB 58 13h
+87 Net Worth and Age? OFF 146 1w
+86 How can I give reality check to my ''sigma male'' nephew ? OFF 36 2w
+81 Is the common view of financial risk completely wrong? HF 66 1d
+78 What is the nicest thing you've done for somebody without being able to tell them? OFF 14 18h
+77 Did it for my momma IB 20 2w
+76 State Street pushes for more White Male discrimination AM 30 3w
+75 What good does private equity bring to the world ? PE 47 20h
+75 Thoughts on investing bonus this year? IB 73 1w
+74 Who makes more: MD at BX or MD at GS? IB 42 1d
+73 "Good Cause Eviction" NYC RE 30 2d
+73 Early 20s done with going out? OFF 38 1w
+72 why don't more people live with their parents and try and start their own business OFF 69 6d
+71 I brought up Wolf of Wall Street in my interview IB 22 7h
+71 Let’s talk Inflation OFF 69 5d
+70 What is up with Spread Collars? FASH 41 3h
+69 Associate trying to get me fired - imminent resolution needed IB 48 2d
+68 20M net worth by 40 speed run brainstorm OFF 59 2w
+67 Will EBs eventually go out of business? IB 63 3d
+66 Is CRE Okay? RE 20 1h
+66 Are any banks still hybrid? IB 97 1w
+65 Greatest MD you’ve ever seen IB 38 4d
+65 Depressed about heading back to the Office IB 55 3w
+64 Non-Target Construction to MF REPE - 14 Years Later RE 16 7h
+63 Private Credit vs Private Equity PE 28 2w
+62 What are these CVP perks? IB 65 6d
+61 Is a market correction coming? Yes or no answers only. OFF 78 2w
+60 Credit Suisse - honest assessment IB 21 1w
+60 How to mentally relax yourself from markets and avoid burnout? HF 18 3d
+60 Reasonable comp difference NYC to Chicago RE 30 2w
+58 Duff & Phelps is comedy IB 59 1d
+57 Industrial assets - velocity of obsolescence RE 21 2d
+57 Jefferies vs RBC vs DB vs Houlihan Lokey IB 67 5d
+57 William Blair tech exit opps? IB 25 2w
+56 Any ideas on what I should do? HF 14 2w
+55 What’s the next burgeoning asset class? OFF 70 1w
+54 Saudi Arabian Grand Prix! OFF 26 30s
+54 MBA profile strong enough for H/S/W? BSCH 37 4d
+54 EDM Music is for People Dead on the Inside OFF 66 1w
+53 How to become a rainmaker analyst? IB 21 1w
+53 Switch from banking to appraisal? RE 31 1w
+53 Family Offices vs MFs PE 41 2d
+52 How are other first-years feeling right now? IB 38 1w
+52 Is Greenhill really that bad? (M&A) IB 51 17h
+51 Should I tell HR? OFF 13 3w
+50 Dealing with Uncertainty / Burnout as a First Year Associate PE 15 1w
+50 is it worth buying the newest macbook? OFF 37 5d
+50 Private Equity Interview 1-Day Bootcamp OPEN NOW - November 27th - Only 30 Seats PE 6 1mo
+49 Green Energy Policy Will Lead to Anarchy. Please tell me where I am wrong OFF 20 46m
+49 Wall Street Oasis Literacy Test OFF 22 8h
+49 Are most young people in NYC bankrolled by the Bank of Mom & Dad? IB 42 1w
+48 If you could pick any Daily Driver car - what you you pick? OFF 61 8h
+48 Jersey to NYC commute IB 94 1w
+48 Investment Banking as a full-blown stoner? IB 42 1w
+48 Net working capital and deferred revenue, SaaS Deal. PE 16 3w
+48 Bernie Sanders got smoked by Elon Musk OFF 45 3w
+47 Process to raise capital as a sponsor/GP on a real estate deal? RE 19 2w
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Career Advancement Opportunities

December 2021 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (= =) 99.3%
  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (▲03) 98.9%
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch (▲03) 98.6%
  • PJT Partners (▽01) 98.2%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

December 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.3%
  • The Riverside Company 98.7%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 98.0%
  • Bain Capital 97.3%
  • Ardian 96.7%

Professional Growth Opportunities

December 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.8%
  • AQR Capital Management 97.6%
  • Point72 96.5%
  • Citadel Investment Group 95.3%
  • Blackstone Group 94.1%

Total Avg Compensation

December 2021 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (10) $853
  • Vice President (40) $360
  • Associates (237) $235
  • 2nd Year Analyst (146) $155
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (34) $154
  • Intern/Summer Associate (107) $146
  • 1st Year Analyst (516) $136
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (397) $84