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+716 Bonus Season - Comps IB 712 9m
+421 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 139 5d
+399 Has COVID changed your way of thinking? OFF 125 6m
+350 Has finance culture become less “bougie”? IB 129 1w
+348 Most Overhyped Investment Banks on WSO 2021 IB 144 3w
+301 On a scale of 1 to 10 how happy are you? IB 178 3m
+295 No VP Promote from Sr. Associate - Seeking Advice PE 61 1d
+290 Tech companies are a net negative to society OFF 84 6d
+257 It's all so tiresome OFF 79 2d
+245 Highest paying IB IB 89 1d
+241 VP Forbids Me to WFH IB 92 1w
+238 Investment Banker perception to non-finance people IB 85 2d
+234 How do you spend your bonus? IB 135 11h
+226 Nervous about going into office IB 119 1w
+217 A Decade Into IB: Teetering on the Edge of Cataclysm? IB 79 1w
+200 Are a lot of people on this website on the spectrum? OFF 113 5h
+189 2021 League Tables IB 148 1d
+186 Last wave of Covid OFF 95 3d
+185 Hey Millennials, why do you hate suits? FASH 116 1d
+179 Q&A: HF Analyst HF 58 5d
+169 Help Me Better Understand the Benefits of Web 3.0/De-Fi OFF 87 4d
+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 2w
+151 Is office as an asset class dead? RE 80 5d
+147 Why not Chicago over NYC? IB 106 4d
+143 BRING BACK WEARING SUITS FASH 56 1w
+136 What should I look for in the data room? PE 19 1d
+136 Bonus Spending - Materialistic IB 98 1d
+134 NYC worth it? RE 57 3d
+127 FIG IB to Crypto VC? IB 69 1w
+122 Would You Be Interested in a WSO Book Club? OFF 62 2w
+122 Leaving FAANG dev job for serious finance (Yes, you read that right) JOB 65 2d
+119 WSO Book Club MMTG Part 1 OFF 29 1w
+117 Student Loans BSCH 27 1d
+112 Q&A: Founder/Tech Exec, Former Hedge Fund Research Director, SEAL Team Intelligence Officer, Consultant HF 35 1w
+111 ex-bank trader now running crypto hedge fund. questions? TR 47 20s
+109 Is S&T still a good career path? TR 54 59m
+107 Most Underrated Fast Food Items OFF 148 1w
+107 My Experience Recruiting as an Undergrad for Everything vs WSO Wisdom JOB 42 2d
+105 Is MIT the best school? BSCH 107 2d
+102 Examples of SM/MM L/S Ideas HF 48 20h
+101 So who all is leaving Shiti Bank? IB 68 2m
+100 When to Jump Ship? AM 47 2w
+96 WSO Quality-We Need Age Limits OFF 40 2d
+94 Rothschild (NYC) Groups 2022 IB 83 2w
+94 How to de-stress before bedtime IB 58 6d
+92 How engaging is FP&A really? CF 40 6d
+91 New VP struggles - asking seasoned VPs for help IB 23 2d
+91 The New FREE WSO Resource Pages are LIVE! IB 10 2d
+89 Quitting Before 1 Year Mark IB 58 1w
+87 Favorite book OFF 49 4d
+87 Thoughts on Microsoft Acquiring Activision Blizzard? IB 51 2d
+86 Please help! - burnt out and depressed despite having my dream job and not sure how to fix it PE 23 2d
+86 PSA - This Website is Run by Interns and Prospective Candidates IB 12 4d
+80 Need Advice: McKinsey vs Barclays IB 75 1w
+77 Age anxiety - I feel like I wasted my life. Everything is becoming uneventful OFF 26 3w
+77 How to live longer OFF 56 33m
+76 Analyst with a kid IB 58 3w
+76 Painfully slow technology IB 45 4d
+76 Multi-Fam - Creative Deal Structure with no Equity RE 33 3d
+75 Does Anyone Regret NOT getting a top MBA? PE 48 2d
+75 What’s your dream car? OFF 103 1w
+74 Being polished OFF 18 1d
+74 My MD works 10 hours a week and made $500k+ RE 35 6h
+73 Subway vs. Uber/Lyft OFF 57 5h
+72 “Sweatshop” Hours IB 58 3w
+71 Life after high finance OFF 23 1w
+68 Best healthcare groups? IB 66 1w
+67 BofA vs Morgan Stanley IB 57 3w
+66 Retire from IBD for $40k dividends? IB 57 2w
+66 PIMCO Account Management Or Management Consulting? CO 60 1d
+65 Use of pronouns in IB IB 19 1w
+63 Best feeder middle schools BSCH 14 2d
+63 What’s the best meal you ever had? OFF 102 1w
+61 Dealing with Low Back Pain OFF 33 2w
+61 If you could move and work in 1 city in the South, where would it be? OFF 49 2d
+60 Where does your MD live? IB 43 2w
+60 Why are people who post to the salary database too goddamn stupid to do it properly? IB 11 2d
+60 What actually happens when the bubble pops - seeking more experienced users opinions OFF 50 23m
+59 A warning to those aiming for Sell Side Equity Research ER 29 27m
+58 FatFIRE at 37 years old IB 49 1w
+57 Venture Capital Directly from Undergrad - Feasible/Optimal ? PE 33 2w
+57 Advice from people who left? PE 15 1w
+57 Who's the most amazing athlete you've ever seen in person? OFF 63 1w
+57 Seeking Advice - How to recover from being kicked out PE 19 2d
+55 Special Situations Groups PE 66 3w
+55 Working Out During SA? IB 53 6d
+54 Year End Performance Numbers? HF 76 23h
+54 To those in their mid to late 20s approaching 30, why are you living alone? OFF 70 2d
+53 What are your actual hobbies OFF 64 1w
+53 I’m a VP in EB Restructuring. Looking for an associate. IB 42 5d
+53 Podcast recommendations OFF 55 1w
+52 Genuine Question: why are Pjt and HL RX teams considered better than MoCo RX? IB 44 1w
+52 what are your best mistakes and lessons learned? OFF 19 1w
+51 Q&A: Left IB to Start My Own Company IB 16 3w
+51 The possibilities and limitations of taking vacations in SM L/S HFs HF 20 2w
+51 Loyalty vs Mercenary CF 23 3d
+50 Landed a position at Glencore straight out of Uni - Now how do I become a trader? TR 25 1w
+50 Moelis NY Exits List IB 26 1w
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