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+36 Interview with Simple As...Hedge Fund Analyst - 45 4w
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+31 Am I a clown? IB 32 18h
+30 Top Target Status Losing Value BSCH 136 2w
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+28 Tattoos in RE RE 84 3d
+28 Rhodes Scholar to investment banking IB 60 2w
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+26 How PWM really works (part 4): Misconceptions, how we invest, choosing a broker, and my Q&A - 86 1y
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+25 QAnon is the conservative "woke" OFF 91 2d
+25 Just hit the desk - feeling terrible IB 37 1w
+22 Anyone actually planning on taking a COVID vaccine if one comes out? OFF 84 14h
+22 Where Did You Go When You Realized Banking Wasn't For You? IB 18 6h
+21 Is it okay to ask an analyst about work Outfits OFF 33 1w
+21 Laid off in May; at my wits end IB 53 2w
+20 Q&A: Credit hedge fund analyst at MF, former BB trader - 73 2y
+20 How Are First-Year Analysts Doing Right Now? IB 94 2w
+19 Bad habits you will miss when WFH ends IB 37 7h
+19 Worst week in banking IB 82 1w
+19 Talking points to university kids who are networking with you? IB 19 1w
+19 Proposing at a young age? OFF 30 5d
+19 Q&A: I am a High-Stakes Professional Fantasy Football Player OFF 35 4d
+18 Q&A: Private Equity Analyst at African Impact Investor - 102 1mo
+18 BCG Rejection and Advice CO 19 1w
+17 Made 750k In The Market - What Now? HF 83 18h
+17 Sometimes I Feel Gay but I’m Not. OFF 169 17h
+17 Columbia Freshman Looking for Advice - Best Clubs? BSCH 15 4d
+17 What did you eat for lunch? OFF 66 4d
+17 Q&A - I'm a Non-target who broke into MM IB with no prior experience - 52 2y
+17 Skanska Reputation RE 39 2w
+16 Favorite Brands? OFF 49 2w
+16 Top Bulge Bracket TMT groups? IB 28 1w
+16 Nothing wows me? OFF 59 3w
+15 Can I get into Investment Banking with a C in calculus? IB 24 4d
+15 How to NOT let COVID derail my dating game? OFF 77 2d
+15 when do you sleep and when do you get up everyday? OFF 43 1w
+15 Piper Sandler - Are you F***** Kidding Me? IB 57 2d
+14 Best place to live in NYC? OFF 107 2w
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+14 Q&A: Senior VP in BB M&A (London) IB 108 3w
+14 Centerview Partners IB 33 2w
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+14 Etiquette for adding people on LinkedIn OFF 17 2w
+14 Credit Sussie and UBS weigh merger IB 46 3d
+13 Q&A: I'm an Investment Analyst working at a long-only and L/S fund - 86 5y
+13 Should I leave PE after a month and go back to my MBB? PE 48 2d
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+13 Feeling like an outcast in this IB world - struggling academically. IB 8 2w
+13 IB Work Difficulty IB 27 7m
+13 What do you call yourself? IB 37 1w
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+13 Right hand too strong OFF 17 3w
+13 The ultimate case for immigration. OFF 64 2w
+12 Best car that is extremely practical - for a new dad OFF 49 3w
+12 Calling Quarters (forecasting earnings) HF 57 1w
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+12 Protected Weekends IB 81 1w
+12 Performance of the best PM’s at MM’s? HF 39 1d
+12 Thinking About Quitting Alcohol OFF 40 5d
+12 Anyone happy at a multi-manager? HF 44 6d
+11 Q&A: I'm the President of a $1bn Global Long Short Fund - 50 5y
+11 Micro Dosing IB 19 3w
+11 Being a real man OFF 10 3w
+10 London 2021SA Progress Megathread IB 226 3h
+10 Q&A: Kevin Roose, Author of Young Money - 81 6y
+10 Favorite bands? OFF 34 3w
+10 Distressed vs. Traditional Buyout PE 18 5d
+10 Q&A --I'm a Senior Business Analyst at a BB Private Bank - 30 6y
+10 Finding Lesser Known/ Smaller Firms RE 17 1d
+10 Best D1 sport for recruiting IB JOB 37 2d
+10 Pros and cons of NYU Stern BSCH 37 1w
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+9 NYT, WSJ, or Bloomberg? OFF 26 3w
+9 Goldman to Refuse IPOs If All Directors Are White, Straight Men OFF 25 3w
+9 How many hours do you work? HF 35 19h
+9 Thoughts on Sliding into DM’s? OFF 23 1w
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