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+332 Q&A: Consistent Top Bucket IB Analyst IB 63 1w
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+255 My story - the fire within us all IB 32 3d
+249 Canadian Target Schools Ranked By Detailed Global Placement Data BSCH 105 3d
+246 How did you deal with losing your parent(s)? OFF 26 2d
+232 Q&A: I just conducted interviews in 4 Superdays JOB 50 3d
+208 Why do bankers think they are superior? IB 58 2d
+192 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 74 2d
+188 Someone convince me why buying a house is a good idea? RE 142 1d
+177 Happy Thanksgiving - what are you grateful for? OFF 62 6d
+175 How much of PE is just playing musical chairs with the same assets? PE 59 3d
+171 PE Associate Jumps to Death / Discussion on Mental Health PE 32 8m
+169 Does not seem fair how much money we are making compared to other industries IB 110 2d
+166 Mid-20's crisis OFF 102 1w
+163 Learn some manners OFF 26 1d
+145 When does pay get "good"? RE 74 22h
+144 Q&A: PE/VC FoF Principal PE 60 2d
+140 Lazard and Jefferies A&D Groups IB 29 1h
+138 I Hate my Life IB 45 46m
+134 What was the worst pain you have ever felt? OFF 105 2h
+132 What is everyone's daily morning/evening routine like? IB 62 8h
+132 Moving out Best Age OFF 103 2w
+128 How do international students do it? BSCH 41 15h
+125 The Science of Happiness and Ways to Live a Happier Life OFF 19 6d
+120 How much do ~average~ software engineers *actually* make? OTH 162 6h
+118 TQQQ -- Shorting Puts (Options) INV 54 10h
+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 2w
+112 How do you explain to girls what you do? (Investment banking job) IB 68 19h
+109 Crypto Bros Get Owned INV 56 5d
+104 Thankful for WSO SCSS 10 1w
+104 Long distance GF advice? IB 25 3w
+103 How to cope with rejection/difficult feedback? OFF 27 1w
+101 Let's talk cologne! FASH 72 19h
+100 Analyst Cars IB 88 1w
+96 flunking out with SA offer JOB 40 9m
+93 Developer Carry/Promote RE 45 4d
+91 100% Remote Work in Investment Bank - Is It Possible? IB 28 2d
+87 Sell 7-figure business for EB? IB 56 31m
+86 Net Worth and Age? OFF 146 4d
+86 How can I give reality check to my ''sigma male'' nephew ? OFF 36 2w
+81 Working in PE is hell on earth PE 29 43m
+81 Is the common view of financial risk completely wrong? HF 65 2d
+78 Response to 'PE Associate Jumps to Death' -> Resources and Tips for those who may be struggling PE 6 33m
+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 46 1m
+75 Thoughts on investing bonus this year? IB 73 6d
+73 Early 20s done with going out? OFF 38 5d
+73 Should I buy a sportscar as an incoming analyst? IB 52 1w
+72 why don't more people live with their parents and try and start their own business OFF 69 3d
+71 "Good Cause Eviction" NYC RE 30 14m
+71 Let’s talk Inflation OFF 69 2d
+70 What is up with Spread Collars? FASH 41 2d
+69 What's your motivation for working in high finance? IB 30 1h
+68 Associate trying to get me fired - imminent resolution needed IB 46 12h
+68 20M net worth by 40 speed run brainstorm OFF 59 2w
+67 Will EBs eventually go out of business? IB 63 16h
+66 I love prestige. PE 4 8h
+66 Are any banks still hybrid? IB 97 1w
+65 Greatest MD you’ve ever seen IB 38 1d
+63 Private Credit vs Private Equity PE 28 1w
+63 What’s an EB? IB 22 3w
+62 What are these CVP perks? IB 65 3d
+62 Depressed about heading back to the Office IB 55 2w
+61 Is a market correction coming? Yes or no answers only. OFF 78 2w
+60 How to mentally relax yourself from markets and avoid burnout? HF 18 20h
+60 Reasonable comp difference NYC to Chicago RE 30 1w
+59 Credit Suisse - honest assessment IB 21 6d
+58 Am I a shitty analyst or just a snowflake? TR 14 2w
+57 William Blair tech exit opps? IB 25 1w
+56 Jefferies vs RBC vs DB vs Houlihan Lokey IB 67 2d
+55 Duff & Phelps is comedy IB 58 2d
+55 What’s the next burgeoning asset class? OFF 70 1w
+54 MBA profile strong enough for H/S/W? BSCH 37 1d
+54 Any ideas on what I should do? HF 14 1w
+54 EDM Music is for People Dead on the Inside OFF 66 6d
+54 Why doesn't NYC feel as glamorous as London OFF 67 56s
+54 London housing - rent or buy? OFF 42 6d
+53 How to become a rainmaker analyst? IB 21 4d
+53 Switch from banking to appraisal? RE 31 1w
+53 25% of Top US MBA Cohort Caught Cheating on Exam, No Punishment BSCH 31 2w
+52 Industrial assets - velocity of obsolescence RE 18 11h
+52 How are other first-years feeling right now? IB 38 1w
+51 Is Greenhill really that bad? (M&A) IB 46 2w
+51 Family Offices vs MFs PE 40 2d
+51 Should I tell HR? OFF 13 3w
+50 Dealing with Uncertainty / Burnout as a First Year Associate PE 15 6d
+50 is it worth buying the newest macbook? OFF 37 2d
+50 Private Equity Interview 1-Day Bootcamp OPEN NOW - November 27th - Only 30 Seats PE 6 1mo
+49 Are most young people in NYC bankrolled by the Bank of Mom & Dad? IB 42 1w
+49 What RE-specific questions should I ask in networking calls? RE 13 3w
+48 Jersey to NYC commute IB 94 1w
+48 Net working capital and deferred revenue, SaaS Deal. PE 16 2w
+48 Bernie Sanders got smoked by Elon Musk OFF 45 3w
+48 What am I supposed to be learning? New to development, a little lost. RE 20 3w
+47 Investment Banking as a full-blown stoner? IB 42 1w
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Career Advancement Opportunities

December 2021 Private Equity

  • The Riverside Company 99.3%
  • Apollo Global Management 98.7%
  • Warburg Pincus 98.0%
  • Blackstone Group 97.4%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 96.7%

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 96.6%

Professional Growth Opportunities

December 2021 Investment Banking

  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (▲04) 99.6%
  • Lazard Middle Market (▽01) 99.3%
  • Evercore (▽01) 98.9%
  • PJT Partners (= =) 98.6%
  • William Blair (▲04) 98.2%

Total Avg Compensation

December 2021 Hedge Fund

  • Vice President (20) $488
  • Director/MD (10) $359
  • NA (5) $306
  • Portfolio Manager (7) $297
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (21) $288
  • Manager (4) $282
  • 2nd Year Associate (28) $241
  • Engineer/Quant (52) $238
  • 1st Year Associate (64) $187
  • Analysts (196) $166
  • Intern/Summer Associate (17) $122
  • Junior Trader (5) $102
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (215) $82