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+39 BB IBD and top tier Lawfirm Comparison IB 27 2h
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+34 Associates That Actually Help Out IB 8 4d
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+30 End to a Rough Quarter | The Daily Peel | 6/30/22 INV 1 6d
+30 Best careers in multifamily space? RE 27 9h
+29 PERE 200 RE 9 28m
+28 What metrics to use to discover/understand industrial markets/opportunities? RE 3 6d
+28 IB recruiting is becoming a joke - 1 day to sign a summer internship? JOB 29 15s
+27 2022 Investment Banking Hours IB 64 12h
+27 A little bit of hope for those still recruiting! JOB 1 4d
+26 Happy Bobby Bonilla Day! OFF 2 3d
+26 How to enjoy your analyst stint? JOB 7 12h
+25 Corruption in Appraisal Business? RE 9 2d
+24 Special Situations Investing (CRE) RE 6 3d
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+24 Software engineering vs finance compensation OFF 13 11h
+23 Incoming intern stress JOB 11 4d
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+22 Career Progression for ESG Roles in PE PE 4 3d
+22 Move from ECM to coverage / M&A IB 10 4d
+22 Manhattan Rent as an Analyst 3 IB 12 2d
+22 Why overleverage is risky? RE 14 21h
+22 I am an incoming M7 MBA candidate with 5 years work experience in "lower tier" banks hoping to break into bulge brackets. Will banks consider my deal experience and give me higher pay and/or more responsibilities? BSCH 11 1d
+22 Starting IB next Monday JOB 16 1m
+22 TQQQ vs QQQ OFF 5 1d
+21 Trump is such a sleazeball OFF 14 6d
+21 Investment ideas ahead of bonus season IB 27 4d
+21 WSO London Meetup - Thur July 14th, 6:30pm, Devonshire Terrace (lower terrace area) OTH 0 5d
+21 Those of you who lateraled banks, why'd you do it? Currently getting a lower quality experience JOB 10 5d
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+18 BOFA SOPH 2023 IB 20 19h
+18 Prime brokerage equity finance trader TR 10 1d
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+18 Python for Equity Reports IB 8 1d
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+18 FDD / TAS Interview and Case Study Mini Guide CO 0 1d
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+17 Picking Universities: UTD vs SMU IB 33 4d
+17 Top Highest Paying REPE RE 45 11h
+17 Physical trading houses - Traffic/Ops role sucks your soul. TR 2 7h
+17 Target Boarding School DEFINITIVE Tier list BSCH 49 1h
+16 Rejected again. JOB 15 3d
+16 Really not enjoying my LO AM Internship JOB 10 4d
+16 Why would you do this WM 8 22h
+16 SL Green acquires 450 Park Ave for $445M RE 7 5d
+16 How much money do you save money? IB 35 11h
+16 HSBC Reputation 2022/2023? IB 11 15h
+16 Starting career at boutique asset manager AM 4 18h
+16 For love of the game OFF 1 17h
+16 Is there any chance for me to break into IB? JOB 3 15h
+15 HF <---> PE Internships PE 8 4d
+15 TD Possible Takeover of Cowen IB 7 2d
+15 Should I make the move : Sales vs Trading ? TR 6 14h
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Career Advancement Opportunities

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  • D.E. Shaw 97.8%
  • AQR Capital Management 96.7%
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  • Two Sigma Investments 94.6%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

July 2022 Private Equity

  • Blackstone Group 99.4%
  • The Riverside Company 98.9%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 98.3%
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Professional Growth Opportunities

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