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+197 Are all kids in IB goobers? IB 139 2w
+121 Thank you, Associates IB 67 6d
+67 Vent Some Wisdom to Incoming Analysts/Interns IB 34 18m
+66 (LONG POST) for those that hate their job, here are my thoughts OFF 48 4d
+66 When the **** are Moelis / PJT / PWP / Evercore going to increase base pay? IB 112 1d
+61 If you could get your DREAM DREAM job out of undergrad, wib? IB 142 2w
+52 We just work a normal job IB 39 2w
+50 What would you say if you could talk to your past self when you were a new IB analyst? IB 32 3d
+46 It’s 2 years, you got this IB 47 3d
+46 Why you should consider Notre Dame for undergrad BSCH 68 2d
+46 FT: Goldman WRANGLES over whether to pay juniors higher salaries IB 72 1w
+44 Top Bucket Night IB 21 1w
+44 South African Riots OFF 159 1d
+44 I read a bunch of thebrofessor's posts, here's my notes on what I learned OFF 65 1d
+43 Broke up with gf can’t function OFF 93 12m
+40 What are the dumbest/ least value add edits you’ve received on a deliverable? IB 57 1h
+40 the superday experience *cheesed* IB 21 2w
+38 NON-TARGET TO BANKING FORMULA: 100% SUCCESS RATE (so far) JOB 37 1h
+38 Do your “non-high finance”friends understand your motivation/drive? OFF 44 1w
+28 Never been in a fight. Not a man? OFF 73 57s
+27 Poll: Are you quitting after bonus? IB 116 1w
+23 Poaching junior analysts / hot job market? IB 102 1d
+23 How to be Crème de la Crème at GOLDMAN SACHS IB 28 3w
+23 ER Career Paths ER 59 4h
+21 Q&A: 15 years as IB ANL/ASO, HF ANL/PM, Start-up Corp Finance Executive IB 29 1w
+21 2021 Bonus Megathread IB 138 4h
+19 Exit opps: I've crunched the previous work experience of 390 PE Associates.. PE 21 3m
+19 Brown University is by far the most underrated Target/Semi-Target BSCH 83 5d
+18 Love the WSO Night Mode! IB 8 20h
+17 Why is no one dreaming of opening their own business? RE 93 1h
+16 Real Estate Modeling 4-Hour Bootcamp OPEN NOW - July 23rd - Only 30 Seats RE 10 5d
+15 Dating in your 20’s OFF 29 3h
+15 Why do rich people hate admitting they have money and try to act poor OFF 60 19h
+14 The Daily Peel is Here - July 06, 2021 INV 5 2w
+14 Funniest thing you've seen at work? OFF 35 2w
+14 Highest Paying Investment Bank IB 79 1h
+13 Q&A: EMEA Senior Investment Banker IB 36 2d
+13 What is the meaning of life? Afraid of becoming an adult... OFF 69 3d
+13 Are hours of my life my only value-add in this space? IB 7 1w
+13 HELP: My colleague is a complete retard OFF 37 2w
+13 IB is best career choice in world OFF 12 3w
+12 I believe all young adults should watch Top Gun once in their life OFF 45 1w
+12 How is Vacation viewed at your bank IB 81 1w
+12 How many of you guys wear make up? OFF 78 3w
+11 Will I have time to go to church on Sundays as a first year IB analyst? IB 41 1d
+11 Who else lives way below their means? IB 103 2d
+11 Is PE making us... stupider?! PE 37 1h
+11 i fucking hate this job (especially rfps) IB 55 3w
+10 Q&A: Is the Monkey Business Over? 3rd Year Analyst Turning 1st Year Associate at a BB IB 11 1w
+10 Q&A: Metals & Mining IBD Analyst IB 30 3d
+9 PWP culture, pay and exits IB 17 16m
+9 Will L/S Hedge Funds Be Around In 10 Years? HF 17 5d
+9 Handling the Breakup - Never been good with these things OFF 80 5d
+9 HF vs Career Banker @ CVP/PJT? HF 43 2d
+9 Is Barclays underrated? IB 29 2w
+8 What doesn't work in buy-side job search (and how to fix it) AM 9 4h
+8 Buying a cheap property OOS - Case Study RE 5 3m
+8 Lewis Hamilton OFF 50 4d
+8 No Lambo for You | The Daily Peel | 7/9/21 INV 5 2w
+8 How often do you have a truly differentiated view that no one talks about? HF 57 1w
+7 Are EBs going to raise base??? IB 79 2d
+7 Credit Suisse demise - least attractive bank IB 40 2d
+7 Jeff Bezos + old man + kid | The Daily Peel | 7/21/21 INV 1 6d
+7 I lied about working at YMCA when applying for Summer Analyst positions JOB 22 1w
+7 What Happened To Greenhill? IB 60 5d
+7 Is She Single?...Asking For A Friend | The Daily Peel | 7/8/21 INV 5 2w
+7 McKinsey/Bain/BCG SA 2022 CO 54 19m
+7 New WSO Course: VBA Macros in Excel IB 3 3w
+7 Q&A: M&A Vice President at Deutsche Bank - Ask me anything!! (AMA) IB 83 2w
+6 Thank you, Mom and Dad OFF 13 2h
+6 Robinhood Revenge | The Daily Peel | 7/22/21 INV 1 4d
+6 Regretting Chipotle? | The Daily Peel | 7/21/21 INV 1 5d
+6 Remember SPACs | The Daily Peel | 7/19/21 INV 1 1w
+6 UBS - is it terrible? IB 65 4d
+6 Do Nothing and Profit | The Daily Peel | 7/14/21 INV 1 1w
+6 I coded a SaaS Tool for Researching PE Funds... is this useful? PE 24 1w
+6 Realised IBD is not for me after 3 weeks into my internship - what to do JOB 21 1w
+6 I’m Going to Quit My Job Friday to Buy and Run a Business OFF 41 1w
+6 Do You Plan on getting a Prenup? OFF 100 4d
+6 Consulting 9-5 Gig CO 38 4d
+6 Barclays Increases Base Pay for Analysts IB 74 4d
+6 Financial Modeling & Valuation 2-Day Bootcamp OPEN NOW - Only 30 Seats IB 0 5d
+5 Welcome to the Stonks Market | The Daily Peel | 7/27/21 INV 0 6h
+5 The Sweatpants of Wall Street? | The Daily Peel | 7/26/21 INV 0 1d
+5 The future of BofA IB 20 1d
+5 [Lateral Opening] Healthcare Investment Banking IB 5 4d
+5 Tiktok Tendies | The Daily Peel | 7/20/21 INV 1 1w
+5 Big Tech vs Wall Street Total Comp IB 150 1d
+5 MS Analyst & Associate Base raise - rumours? IB 10 1w
+5 The Joe Montana of Crypto | The Daily Peel | 7/7/21 INV 4 2w
+4 Any good books to read? HF 39 14h
+4 MM PE Analyst - Exit Opps? PE 4 4d
+4 Melvin Capital HF 6 1w
+4 PA Homerun Stories? HF 28 6d
+4 How can 10+ year old unprofitable tech companies be worth billions? PE 23 6d
+4 79 Score Not Improving - Am I Retarted IB 13 1w
+4 Oil & Gas M&A INV 28 1w
+4 Depressed and Lonely OFF 43 1w
+4 Delete RE 17 1w
+4 How difficult is it to land at a single manager HF after IB? IB 9 3w
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Career Advancement Opportunities

July 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.8%
  • AQR Capital Management 97.5%
  • Point72 96.3%
  • Citadel Investment Group 95.1%
  • Two Sigma Investments 93.8%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

July 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.8%
  • Citadel Investment Group 97.5%
  • Two Sigma Investments 96.3%
  • Blackstone Group 95.1%
  • Magnetar Capital 93.8%

Professional Growth Opportunities

July 2021 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 99.6%
  • Evercore (= =) 99.2%
  • PJT Partners (= =) 98.8%
  • Goldman Sachs (= =) 98.4%
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