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+816 Bonus Season - Comps IB 860 2h
+426 Working in IB was always a dream of mine, but after my girlfriend started making $7000+ over a month by selling her feet/cosplay pictures I feel depressed and lost. IB 140 18h
+368 On a scale of 1 to 10 how happy are you? IB 211 20m
+350 Has finance culture become less “bougie”? IB 129 1w
+290 Tech companies are a net negative to society OFF 84 1w
+261 It's all so tiresome OFF 79 6d
+252 Highest paying IB IB 91 2d
+250 Investment Banker perception to non-finance people IB 91 3d
+242 The power HR have is unbelievable OFF 88 7s
+235 Q&A: ex-bank trader now running crypto hedge fund. questions? TR 75 16h
+235 How do you spend your bonus? IB 135 5d
+226 Nervous about going into office IB 119 1w
+220 A Decade Into IB: Teetering on the Edge of Cataclysm? IB 81 2d
+215 Is the IB vs. PE Debate Shifting Back Towards IB? IB 125 33m
+215 Are a lot of people on this website on the spectrum? OFF 123 2d
+192 Q&A: HF Analyst HF 70 1d
+190 Hey Millennials, why do you hate suits? FASH 116 6d
+189 2021 League Tables IB 148 5d
+187 Last wave of Covid OFF 95 1w
+170 Help Me Better Understand the Benefits of Web 3.0/De-Fi OFF 87 1w
+168 To All the IB Analysts - Think About How You Treat Your Interns IB 26 1w
+167 Do you actually pay for meals when on a date? OFF 114 1w
+163 Thoughts on Starting Investment Bank/M&A Advisory for my Company IB 33 3w
+150 Why not Chicago over NYC? IB 106 1w
+150 Is office as an asset class dead? RE 81 11h
+148 So who all is leaving Shiti Bank? IB 96 41s
+148 What should I look for in the data room? PE 19 5d
+145 What actually happens when the bubble pops - seeking more experienced users opinions OFF 70 3d
+143 Bonus Spending - Materialistic IB 107 3d
+134 NYC worth it? RE 57 1w
+128 Is S&T still a good career path? TR 57 20h
+122 Leaving FAANG dev job for serious finance (Yes, you read that right) JOB 65 1w
+122 Would You Be Interested in a WSO Book Club? OFF 62 2w
+119 WSO Book Club MMTG Part 1 OFF 29 2w
+118 Student Loans BSCH 28 4d
+116 Q&A: Founder/Tech Exec, Former Hedge Fund Research Director, SEAL Team Intelligence Officer, Consultant HF 35 1w
+108 My Experience Recruiting as an Undergrad for Everything vs WSO Wisdom JOB 42 1w
+107 Most Underrated Fast Food Items OFF 148 1w
+106 Is MIT the best school? BSCH 107 6d
+103 Do you care about having generational wealth? OFF 39 1h
+103 Examples of SM/MM L/S Ideas HF 51 2d
+101 A warning to those aiming for Sell Side Equity Research ER 53 2h
+100 To all the TQQQ Investors . . . INV 55 22h
+100 When to Jump Ship? AM 47 3w
+98 The New FREE WSO Resource Pages are LIVE! IB 11 3d
+96 WSO Quality-We Need Age Limits OFF 40 6d
+94 How to de-stress before bedtime IB 58 1w
+94 Rothschild (NYC) Groups 2022 IB 83 2w
+91 New VP struggles - asking seasoned VPs for help IB 23 1w
+90 Favorite book OFF 51 2d
+89 Quitting Before 1 Year Mark IB 58 2w
+88 Thoughts on Microsoft Acquiring Activision Blizzard? IB 51 6d
+86 Subway vs. Uber/Lyft OFF 64 3d
+86 Does Anyone Regret NOT getting a top MBA? PE 51 10h
+86 PSA - This Website is Run by Interns and Prospective Candidates IB 12 1w
+82 My MD works 10 hours a week and made $500k+ RE 39 3d
+82 How to live longer OFF 61 3d
+80 Need Advice: McKinsey vs Barclays IB 75 1w
+77 Multi-Fam - Creative Deal Structure with no Equity RE 33 1w
+76 Why are people who post to the salary database too goddamn stupid to do it properly? IB 13 2d
+76 Painfully slow technology IB 45 1w
+75 What’s your dream car? OFF 103 2w
+74 Being polished OFF 18 5d
+72 Life after high finance OFF 23 2w
+69 Growth Equity / VC ... What's the appeal to juniors? PE 28 9h
+68 Best healthcare groups? IB 66 1w
+66 PIMCO Account Management Or Management Consulting? CO 60 6d
+65 Base Compensation Increase | IBD | London IB 163 22h
+65 Use of pronouns in IB IB 19 2w
+63 Does anybody regret not picking consulting? CO 35 9h
+63 What’s the best meal you ever had? OFF 102 2w
+63 Best feeder middle schools BSCH 14 6d
+62 The Rise of The Semi-Target BSCH 26 7h
+61 If you could move and work in 1 city in the South, where would it be? OFF 49 6d
+60 [GUIDE] Investment Banking Recruiting IB 22 11h
+60 Where does your MD live? IB 43 2w
+59 Advice from people who left? PE 15 2w
+58 What’s it like to live in NYC right now? OFF 63 1d
+58 Who's the most amazing athlete you've ever seen in person? OFF 63 1w
+58 FatFIRE at 37 years old IB 49 2w
+57 How to Get into IB in NYC as a Belgian Green Card Holder JOB 31 2d
+57 Guy at the office keeps telling me to “be quiet” RE 42 2d
+57 Seeking Advice - How to recover from being kicked out PE 19 1w
+57 Venture Capital Directly from Undergrad - Feasible/Optimal ? PE 33 3w
+55 To those in their mid to late 20s approaching 30, why are you living alone? OFF 71 2d
+55 How tf is anyone buying multi right now? RE 55 36m
+55 Working Out During SA? IB 53 1w
+53 Billions Season 6 Premiere OFF 36 3d
+53 Podcast recommendations OFF 55 1w
+53 I’m a VP in EB Restructuring. Looking for an associate. IB 42 1w
+53 What are your actual hobbies OFF 64 1w
+52 Watch what you/ your friends/ significant others post on social media OFF 37 3d
+52 Q&A: HK IBD IB 32 1d
+52 what are your best mistakes and lessons learned? OFF 19 2w
+51 PE to Tech Advice PE 33 27s
+51 Loyalty vs Mercenary CF 23 1w
+51 The possibilities and limitations of taking vacations in SM L/S HFs HF 20 3w
+50 Q&A: Real Estate Analyst/Associate RE 14 1w
+50 Glorification of SWE/Tech ER 25 6d
+50 Moelis NY Exits List IB 26 2w
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