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+294 The Happiness Fallacy OFF 70 1w
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+219 RANKING: BEST BULGE BRACKET CULTURE IB 103 2w
+217 Are generations progressively getting worse? OFF 106 3d
+216 Q&A: London REPE MF Associate PE 73 1h
+199 A Day in Life of My Sell-side Days ER 66 5d
+177 When to put accepted offer on LinkedIn IB 44 1w
+175 How wealthy are MF/UMM VP+ from a lifestyle perspective? PE 60 4d
+171 IB Rankings 2022 IB 26 4d
+160 Real Talk on Moving to NYC OFF 76 5d
+158 If banks formed their own armies who would win a war IB 44 14h
+157 Any word on potential IBD layoffs? IB 101 4d
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+149 Elon Officially Buys Twitter OFF 90 3w
+146 Honestly what're your thoughts on Aliens and Extraterrestrials OFF 58 1w
+144 Ethics in Real Estate RE 71 1d
+144 Arguments Against Free Speech OFF 86 2w
+139 What was the best job you ever had? IB 62 2d
+139 Life is Funny OFF 16 3w
+138 Los Angeles IB SA Recruiting Mini-Guide JOB 47 18h
+136 2022: Multi-Manager (Citadel, Point72) vs Single Manager HF (Tiger, Coatue) HF 58 3d
+134 Elon Musk: Genius or Jacka**? (Twitter Deal on Hold) OFF 57 5d
+127 Melvin shutting down HF 58 4h
+125 Deutsche Bank vs Credit Suisse IB 46 2w
+121 Minority nervous for BB internship TR 56 4d
+119 Undergraduate Target Schools Tier List (2022 Updates) BSCH 84 1d
+119 How many of you own a firearm or have a CCW? OFF 47 1w
+119 Is the world doing better than we're being told? OFF 67 3w
+118 Dating high maintenance women OFF 42 2w
+115 How to pick the right bank to run M&A sale process? IB 57 2h
+113 Meritocracy IB 22 5d
+112 How often do you have a variant perception? HF 29 2d
+111 Tiger Global Hammered... Can Anyone Provide Rumors/Updates on Imploding Hedge Funds? HF 62 2d
+110 It seems like there is so much wasted potential in IB IB 47 12m
+110 21 year old guy who wants dating advice OFF 38 3w
+108 Recession Watch - May 2022 OFF 61 1w
+105 Vapes in office IB 39 2d
+104 EVR M&A Class of 2019 Exits PE 51 4d
+103 Consulting is a joke OFF 75 4h
+102 What are IB Intern Hours Actually Like???? IB 58 5h
+99 Is IB Fun? IB 42 1d
+98 What’s your diet look like? OFF 92 1w
+93 Is everyone in IB a type A person? IB 28 1w
+93 Those who got into IB from 3rd world countries, what's your story? OFF 25 2w
+93 Q&A - Senior Associate Ex-Megafund (REPE) RE 27 1w
+85 Lifting and IB IB 41 2d
+85 Weird feeling IB 23 2w
+84 Gas prices will surpass $6 nationwide by August, JPMorgan says. OFF 57 36m
+84 PJT Base now 120. Other EBs to follow ? IB 102 1w
+82 Best IB Nicknames IB 43 1w
+81 Rules to living in NYC OFF 63 2d
+81 Which was harder? College or IB? IB 32 2w
+80 Is rent in nyc going to go down OFF 42 3w
+78 Car as a PE Associate PE 53 3w
+77 MM/UMM PE Analyst Exits PE 34 1w
+75 Top Tier 2 or 3 Cities? OFF 74 8h
+74 Imagine having $219 billion dollars OFF 37 2w
+73 Choosing between BCG and McKinsey fulltime offer - Considering recent press? CO 25 1w
+72 Diversity in I-banking at Associate Level IB 40 1w
+72 Real Estate Modeling 4-Hour Bootcamp OPEN NOW - June 18th - Only 30 Seats RE 15 2d
+69 Banking is like call of duty IB 19 3w
+68 Most attractive HFs? HF 85 3d
+68 Got an offer! | Thank you, WSO! (: CO 15 1w
+64 Tips for balancing work + a bad breakup OFF 23 1w
+64 ADVICE - Rescinded offer - I already quit? wtf do I do IB 30 1w
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+63 MF Credit vs. MS/GS SA 2023 Offer PE 51 3h
+62 As the tech bubble is bursting now, which sectors (Financials, Industrials, Energy etc.) are likely to be more important in the next 10 years? HF 31 3d
+62 Who Would Win in a Street Fight? Rareliquid vs Peak Frameworks vs Sam Shiah IB 23 1w
+62 Why would you buy a house with cash? OFF 35 2w
+62 Comp - VP for New LMM Fund? PE 29 2w
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+60 Q&A: Former Bain ACI / Incoming Bain AC CO 21 3d
+59 Lessons from Stoicism OFF 44 2w
+58 What's up with CVP's exits? IB 17 16h
+58 Youngest Portfolio Manager You’ve Seen? HF 52 1d
+57 Surviving the Bear market HF 19 2h
+55 What was your “OH HELL NAH” moment in a relationship that made you leave OFF 46 2d
+55 Q&A: PhD -> MBB (with some steps in between) CO 6 1w
+55 A lot of you need to just relax IB 7 1w
+55 what if i hate working altogether OFF 49 2w
+54 Do you value therapy? OFF 44 3d
+54 Etiquette as a Short Girl FASH 28 2d
+54 Does anyone actually enjoy IB? JOB 24 5d
+54 Burnt out and stuck - from a low performing Asso 3 OFF 14 6d
+54 Mental health check OFF 13 1w
+54 Levering Up for Co-Invest: Good or Bad Idea? PE 22 3d
+53 Q&A: Corp Dev JOB 26 2d
+52 A response to Dick and Not anonymous ER 7 2d
+52 Went to boarding school in Switzerland AMA OFF 117 3d
+52 Elite military unit vs. IB.... JOB 46 2w
+51 Consider ultra-LMM PE 29 1w
+51 is Bain capital credit good internship PE 20 1w
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