+348 I should have been a marketing girly (a rant) PE 114 11h
+261 A Guide to HK Investment Banking - 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions (2024) IB 72 1w
+252 How to deal with elitism OFF 87 41m
+240 Vista vs Thoma Bravo PE 92 7m
+231 Censorship Gotta Stop OFF 71 6h
+230 MD Can’t Unplug OFF 61 11h
+219 How are women treated in IB? IB 96 2d
+217 PE Recruiting Prep Guide - 2024 PE 27 1d
+214 2nd casualty of BofA, 25 yo credit trader IB 64 3w
+211 Associates not checking my work and getting mad at me? IB 43 3d
+193 Is the Bay better than NYC, if so why? IB 62 1w
+187 Gifting Bonus to Parents? IB 17 4d
+186 Best place to raise a family in the U.S.? OFF 162 1d
+170 Am I insane? (NEED ADVICE) IB 69 3w
+166 Why are UK, UK based and UK-countries related (India, Nigeria...) students so cringe on LinkedIn? IB 63 4d
+162 Most Fun Car you have ever Driven? OFF 69 9h
+161 Dartmouth Partners Sucks. IB 56 2d
+156 Why does everyone shit on Houston/Dallas-What’s so special about NYC(genuinely curious). IB 87 1d
+151 The emotional rollercoaster of trading for HF HF 35 2d
+142 Viral Moelis video has me asking - which MD would win in an all-MD thunderdome fight? OFF 46 2d
+141 Is it appropriate to take time off after a breakup? OFF 36 2w
+132 Are we suckers? RE 86 6h
+125 PE Firms with Gentrification Strategy PE 37 1w
+122 BofA Spiraling? IB 65 6h
+116 How Much Parental Assistance Do People Actually Have? IB 46 1w
+114 Analysts bitching on WSO IB 26 2w
+113 WORST/UGLY sides of a career in PE??? PE 40 1w
+112 What were traits of your favorite summer analysts? IB 28 1w
+110 the new "email template" IB 38 1w
+108 Is this one of the cringiest Linkedin posts of all time?? OFF 33 4d
+106 Legal implications of “stealing” a model IB 68 7h
+103 Is it worth it to wait 7 years for a $2mm carry? RE 73 3w
+101 How are developers still building? RE 32 42m
+97 COLLEGE PRESTIGE TIER LIST - 2024 BSCH 53 3d
+94 Houlihan Lokey as a Career Banker IB 40 2d
+93 The Reddit IPO Will Be a Great Tragedy For Prolific Consumers of Amateur Adult Content OFF 38 6d
+90 College Transitions updated 2024 IB ranking IB 37 2w
+88 Question For All You Brokers!! RE 32 4d
+86 Joining LO to Collect Paycheck AM 49 10h
+80 How to Not Feel Anxious About SA Internship IB 30 2w
+80 Help Me Understand Office Rationale Today… RE 36 2d
+78 Fitness vs Traditional Watches (in Office) FASH 46 2w
+78 I Followed Your Advice from 2014 - Here’s What Worked (and Didn’t) WM 1 4d
+76 "Casing" is not that hard. Y'all need to chill out. CO 24 13m
+75 Multifamily Outlook RE 36 2d
+74 Rise48 - Posts Being Removed, Speaking Only Truths RE 46 1w
+74 Is leaving surgery for finance worth it? JOB 50 23s
+72 Wharton or Dartmouth/off the waitlist IB 99 1w
+67 BofA Assoc who died had sought to leave, citing long hours IB 17 3w
+67 Summer opportunities/suggestions for rising 12th grader IB 26 4d
+67 HEC Paris MiF 2024 placement IB 80 16h
+66 Donating to the homeless OFF 41 10h
+64 The Morality of PE PE 20 5d
+63 How should I tell people I don’t drink alcohol? OFF 23 7h
+62 Interested to hear from average pod PMs HF 15 2d
+61 Do Hedge Funds Value Paper Trading Performance Potential Hires? HF 27 18h
+61 How do I stop mansplaining everything? OFF 25 6d
+61 Can anyone provide some insight into Canadian Target Schools IB 30 5d
+61 8 figure comp in IB/PE compared to Tech? IB 33 5h
+60 Multifamily Creative UW Assumptions RE 29 2w
+60 Managing People OFF 13 2w
+59 CVP diversity quotas increased? OFF 21 2w
+59 Starting own PE fund as a student PE 19 2w
+58 Last minute college decisions (HC IB -> Life Sciences Buyside) IB 27 1d
+57 How is Northwestern? IB 25 6d
+57 Best associate opp — GS or CVP? IB 15 1w
+55 From long time senior ER analyst: pay attention to II when selecting your junior seat ER 11 1w
+55 Imperial ranks 2nd in the world [2025 QS Ranking] BSCH 30 2d
+54 2024 Analyst Bonus Thread IB 32 6d
+54 In denial about SA 2025 Offer IB 12 2w
+54 What am I doing wrong - networking JOB 16 2w
+53 Laid Off - Multifamily Acquisitions Help RE 16 2w
+53 How to earn $250k right out of college. JOB 32 1w
+53 Is HBS / Wharton MBA / Stanford GSB worth it? BSCH 23 1w
+53 Deepfuckingvalue aka RoaringKitty now owns 5m GME shares + 12m 6/21 call options ($210m+ position) 🚀🚀🚀 OFF 47 3d
+53 Has anybody quit for mental health reasons and been able to rejoin PE or high finance more broadly? IB 6 6h
+52 Does my budget look right? Fresh grad IB 29 1d
+51 How to be the best MBA Associate possible? Advice needed for your average Joe. IB 19 3d
+50 GS should remain the top choice for all undergrads interested in finance IB 21 1w
+50 Tips I Wish Someone Gave Me When I was Starting My Analyst Stint IB 4 1w
+49 What is Synthetic PIK??? PE 50 9h
+49 LMM PE vs. MF PE? PE 13 2d
+49 How hard to study for PE interviews? PE 24 1d
+49 Am I Cooked for SA 2029? IB 12 12h
+47 Having trouble telling people where I work IB 24 2w
+47 Internship 101 IB 6 2w
+47 Anyone use Ozempic? OFF 62 3d
+47 Real Estate DCM or Credit Family Office RE 7 1h
+46 Should I move back into IBD for salary? IB 23 1w
+45 Is construction profitable? How do you raise capital? RE 13 3w
+45 What is GS Private Equity like? PE 47 10h
+45 I discovered my personal boundaries PE 21 1w
+45 NYC 1st year IB analysts about to start, where are you living and how expensive is your lease? IB 25 1d
+45 UBS 2024 Groups for Purely Exits IB 33 3d
+44 Wharton vs. UChicago undergrad BSCH 44 2w
+44 Trump Convicted??? OFF 14 2w
+44 What freshman internship would you choose? IB 9 1d
+44 HELP. Signed but better opportunity IB 41 1h
+43 5 days/wk IB 19 3w
+43 Why is there so much fake stress in this industry? IB 16 1w

Career Advancement Opportunities

June 2024 Investment Banking

  • Jefferies & Company 02 99.4%
  • Perella Weinberg Partners New 98.9%
  • Lazard Freres 01 98.3%
  • Harris Williams & Co. 24 97.7%
  • Goldman Sachs 16 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

June 2024 Investment Banking

  • Harris Williams & Co. 19 99.4%
  • Lazard Freres 06 98.9%
  • JPMorgan Chase 09 98.3%
  • William Blair 03 97.7%
  • Morgan Stanley 04 97.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

June 2024 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Freres 01 99.4%
  • Jefferies & Company 02 98.9%
  • Perella Weinberg Partners 18 98.3%
  • Goldman Sachs 16 97.7%
  • Moelis & Company 05 97.1%

Total Avg Compensation

June 2024 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (5) $648
  • Vice President (22) $375
  • Associates (94) $260
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (14) $181
  • Intern/Summer Associate (33) $170
  • 2nd Year Analyst (69) $168
  • 1st Year Analyst (207) $159
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (151) $101