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+446 Random Things I Wished I Knew About PE PE 53 20h
+322 Rich ppl, what does it feel like? What’s the best and worst thing about being wealthy ? OFF 156 2d
+320 Q&A: Consistent Top Bucket IB Analyst IB 63 1d
+304 Help! MD is asking me to come with him IB 65 3d
+257 Are there any cities that don't suck? OFF 268 9s
+248 Canadian Target Schools Ranked By Detailed Global Placement Data BSCH 104 6d
+246 My story - the fire within us all IB 31 2w
+231 Q&A: I just conducted interviews in 4 Superdays JOB 49 2w
+224 How did you deal with losing your parent(s)? OFF 25 14h
+207 Gap period between IB and PE PE 59 2w
+206 Why do bankers think they are superior? IB 56 3d
+185 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 68 2w
+181 Someone convince me why buying a house is a good idea? RE 141 14m
+175 Happy Thanksgiving - what are you grateful for? OFF 62 9h
+165 Mid-20's crisis OFF 102 4d
+162 Learn some manners OFF 23 1d
+156 Why We Should All Return to the Office IB 61 3d
+155 Is it really so demanding to work in IB? IB 65 3w
+154 How much of PE is just playing musical chairs with the same assets? PE 57 19h
+154 Brofessor Appreciation Thread OFF 48 6d
+141 Q&A: PE/VC FoF Principal PE 59 1w
+134 When does pay get "good"? RE 68 1d
+132 Moving out Best Age OFF 103 1w
+129 Does not seem fair how much money we are making compared to other industries IB 104 4m
+128 Supporting Your Poor Parents INV 35 2w
+121 The Science of Happiness and Ways to Live a Happier Life OFF 19 55m
+116 How do international students do it? BSCH 40 6d
+116 Is Corporate Banking that much worse than IB? IB 81 3d
+115 What's the point of saving money? OFF 59 1d
+112 Rich Millennial Managing their own money AM 40 1w
+110 Ghosted? You will have the last laugh... JOB 22 3d
+107 Lazard and Jefferies A&D Groups IB 22 11h
+107 How much do ~average~ software engineers *actually* make? OTH 143 24s
+107 I miss home OFF 43 3w
+104 Crypto Bros Get Owned INV 47 1d
+104 Long distance GF advice? IB 25 2w
+103 How to cope with rejection/difficult feedback? OFF 27 6d
+102 Anyone have the full Portnoy / Business Insider Article? OFF 97 2w
+100 Thankful for WSO SCSS 10 1d
+100 Analyst Cars IB 88 1w
+95 Let's talk cologne! FASH 67 1d
+91 Private Wealth Management: Is it a Zero-Sum Game AM 15 3w
+88 Some MDs want me to see a therapist OFF 42 3d
+86 How can I give reality check to my ''sigma male'' nephew ? OFF 36 1w
+85 Developer Carry/Promote RE 42 6s
+84 How to develop conviction around valuation/catalyst/"differentiated view" portion of pitch? A lot of it seems wishy-washy. HF 26 1w
+77 Did it for my momma IB 20 1w
+76 Computer Science is Paradise IB 5 4h
+76 State Street pushes for more White Male discrimination AM 30 2w
+75 Thoughts on investing bonus this year? IB 73 17h
+72 Should I buy a sportscar as an incoming analyst? IB 52 6d
+71 Early 20s done with going out? OFF 35 2m
+71 Let’s talk Inflation OFF 68 1w
+71 Don't Let Your Retirement Account Take The US For Granted OFF 34 4d
+70 Net Worth and Age? OFF 126 2m
+70 What is up with Spread Collars? FASH 40 3d
+68 20M net worth by 40 speed run brainstorm OFF 59 1w
+66 Are any banks still hybrid? IB 97 4d
+66 Who's feeling pressured to buy a home before rate hikes? RE 49 3w
+64 What good does private equity bring to the world ? PE 36 1h
+64 Will EBs eventually go out of business? IB 56 23h
+63 Private Credit vs Private Equity PE 28 6d
+62 Depressed about heading back to the Office IB 55 2w
+62 What’s an EB? IB 22 2w
+61 Greatest MD you’ve ever seen IB 36 1w
+61 Is a market correction coming? Yes or no answers only. OFF 78 1w
+60 What is everyone's daily morning/evening routine like? IB 18 34s
+60 Reasonable comp difference NYC to Chicago RE 30 5d
+58 Credit Suisse - honest assessment IB 21 18h
+56 Jefferies vs RBC vs DB vs Houlihan Lokey IB 66 1d
+56 Am I a shitty analyst or just a snowflake? TR 14 2w
+55 How to mentally relax yourself from markets and avoid burnout? HF 17 2d
+55 Torn between coasting or getting my act together OFF 45 2w
+54 What’s the next burgeoning asset class? OFF 70 1d
+54 EDM Music is for People Dead on the Inside OFF 66 1d
+54 London housing - rent or buy? OFF 42 7h
+54 Balancing Loyalty to your boss and Money OFF 48 2w
+54 The unhinged increase in investment scam online... OFF 50 3w
+53 Associate trying to get me fired - imminent resolution needed IB 41 28m
+53 Any ideas on what I should do? HF 14 6d
+53 Switch from banking to appraisal? RE 31 3d
+53 25% of Top US MBA Cohort Caught Cheating on Exam, No Punishment BSCH 31 1w
+52 How are other first-years feeling right now? IB 38 3d
+51 Is Greenhill really that bad? (M&A) IB 46 1w
+51 Should I tell HR? OFF 13 2w
+51 Data science skill for physical commodity trading TR 20 2w
+50 Is the common view of financial risk completely wrong? HF 52 9m
+50 What are these CVP perks? IB 54 6h
+50 Private Equity Interview 1-Day Bootcamp OPEN NOW - November 27th - Only 30 Seats PE 6 1mo
+49 Dealing with Uncertainty / Burnout as a First Year Associate PE 15 19h
+49 William Blair tech exit opps? IB 25 5d
+48 Jersey to NYC commute IB 94 3d
+48 Net working capital and deferred revenue, SaaS Deal. PE 16 1w
+48 Bernie Sanders got smoked by Elon Musk OFF 45 2w
+48 What am I supposed to be learning? New to development, a little lost. RE 20 2w
+48 What is the downside (if any) of Chicago IB? IB 28 3w
+48 Best meal stipend “hacks” OFF 42 3w
+48 It's so easy to get into HYPSM OFF 80 3w
+47 Investment Banking as a full-blown stoner? IB 42 4d
+47 What RE-specific questions should I ask in networking calls? RE 13 2w
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November 2021 Private Equity

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

Overall Employee Satisfaction

November 2021 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.3%
  • The Riverside Company 98.7%
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