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+1,106 IB is my paradise. IB 66 4mo
+1,078 Exit Opps Are Paradise IB 63 2mo
+1,000 A Letter To All Top 10 University Kids Complaining About Recruiting IB 73 7mo
+892 2022 Analyst Bonus Thread IB 1,021 5mo
+795 A non-target's failure IB 135 2mo
+778 FT Partners is Paradise IB 68 5mo
+729 I (and WSO) Need Your Help OFF 181 3mo
+725 Start-Up Culture is the Cringiest thing on Earth OFF 92 5mo
+714 Getting Crushed is Paradise IB 53 3d
+664 People make fun of me in IB IB 105 3mo
+648 Failed joke attempt in interview IB 51 1mo
+640 Help me understand the new generations… IB 132 2mo
+639 Q&A: The Final Cut OFF 150 1mo
+636 Techies: Stop Coping IB 89 6mo
+635 Is it just me or are PE Associates garbage these days? PE 122 5d
+619 Working 9-5 is Paradise IB 51 7mo
+610 Hedge Fund is Paradise IB 46 2mo
+608 Don’t tell people you work in IB or PE IB 88 3w
+603 Banker With Terminal Illness - If I Can Make It So Can You IB 49 1mo
+601 MF PE is Paradise...LOL PE 148 3mo
+589 Started to date a girl BUT HUGE Problem IB 73 10mo
+581 Big 4 is Paradise IB 61 2mo
+580 Let us WFH IB 178 1mo
+563 Summers Aren’t Impressive? IB 142 7mo
+537 WSO Built by Ukraine OFF 70 11mo
+514 EB is Paradise IB 33 7mo
+510 Tech is over exaggerated here IB 137 3mo
+507 GS Layoff--it has begun IB 212 3w
+501 On-Cycle, IB Offers, Hair Splitting, Depression, and "The Path" IB 50 2mo
+492 You live a great life IB 33 11mo
+488 10 Commandments of IB Recruiting IB 41 2mo
+486 SWE vs IB — Let’s Discuss IB 206 5mo
+479 Panda Express Is Paradise IB 39 6mo
+476 Moving To Miami IB 32 11mo
+459 Worst mistake / worst experience getting yelled at IB 82 7mo
+458 Does anyone think they arent going to get a return offer? IB 111 6mo
+450 What's Your Hottest Take? IB 181 6mo
+450 London SA 2023 Timeline JOB 2,806 1w
+445 Evercore is No Longer an EB IB 127 3mo
+434 I finally got an IB offer after over 300 rejections. Never give up. IB 87 3w
+434 High-Finance is Bullshit IB 60 1mo
+433 Point72 Interview Nightmare HF 91 6mo
+431 Interviewing for a SA or Analyst position? Here's what I'd want to hear as a VP. JOB 58 9mo
+424 Non-Target - The New Prestige IB 72 2mo
+421 Tipping MD in 2022 IB 82 1mo
+421 Did on cycle just start? PE 544 2mo
+415 The Hardest Pill to Swallow About Investment Banking IB 88 7mo
+412 The incel shit on this website is out of control IB 92 2mo
+407 Private Equity is Paradise IB 41 11mo
+406 What (some of) you are doing wrong JOB 73 10mo
+405 WSO - PLEASE make a 'Credit' forum for Private Credit, Commercial Banking, and Corporate Banking IB 108 5d
+403 AN2 is Paradise IB 21 4mo
+398 10 Random Career Life Hacks IB 40 2mo
+396 CS FSG Low Return Rate? IB 97 5mo
+390 To the Analysts thinking of Quitting: Here's The Survival Guide IB 31 2mo
+387 Bonus hit and feeling... nothing? PE 37 6mo
+385 How I stay Healthy in Investment Banking IB 45 4mo
+382 Last Analyst Standing is Paradise IB 20 3mo
+379 Really sad about growing up IB 43 3mo
+375 LOLing at private equity bros PE 105 2mo
+371 Biden Student Loan Forgivness OFF 159 3mo
+367 Data Rooms are Paradise IB 27 1mo
+365 Do we really deserve the money we make? OFF 97 2mo
+359 GS Healthcare Walkout IB 121 5mo
+357 Focus on what matters. No...I'm not talking about your job. OFF 35 3mo
+353 This is what banking really is IB 58 6mo
+351 Advice for working in a group full of Italians from Statin Island / New Jersey? JOB 33 2mo
+348 Moving from extreme poverty to wealth via IB IB 35 12mo
+341 US cities Ranking (compensation based) IB 117 5mo
+341 I never realized how big a role generational wealth plays in your life... OFF 109 5mo
+334 GS Layoffs hit NY IB 178 2mo
+333 Five Random Acts of Kindness - Do It OFF 20 1mo
+331 Why are we doing IBD again? IB 125 9mo
+331 Return to Office Sucks RE 112 8mo
+329 Credit Suisse the Next Lehman? IB 161 3mo
+324 Mom Lives with Me? OFF 67 5mo
+323 I work for a shit bank in a shit team and I love it. If you want to have a fairly easy life read ahead! IB 99 5mo
+321 Why You Should Launch a Startup Instead of Going to the Buyside IB 56 1mo
+319 Girlfriend broke up with me because of IB OFF 94 6mo
+318 Your embarrassing/weird/best/worst interview stories HF 95 3w
+317 Top 10 Ultra-High IQ Reasons Why Finance Sucks IB 24 4mo
+315 2022 Bonus Megathread (IB Only) IB 339 4h
+315 Centerview vs. Jane Street vs. Meta IB 169 2mo
+314 Thoughts now that we’re getting close to end of internships? JOB 116 1mo
+310 2023 On-cycle is a disaster PE 81 7mo
+308 GS Layoffs - The Chopping Block IB 185 1w
+306 Dobby is a free elf PE 65 6d
+304 Why has the quality of IB analysts declined? IB 73 2mo
+303 Info on LionTree’s Pornography IB group? IB 64 10mo
+302 Signing bonus taxed at 46%?? IB 84 8mo
+302 The Happiness Fallacy OFF 69 9mo
+300 I broke down crying tonight IB 68 4mo
+299 Why would anyone willingly choose to live in NYC / SF / CHI? IB 153 1mo
+297 Do you all Buy Lunch Everyday???? IB 114 7mo
+293 You Think I Give a Damn About an EB? IB 22 6mo
+290 Remember, You Are Special OFF 25 4mo
+289 Finally got that FT offer! JOB 26 2mo
+288 Why did you choose HF over PE? HF 138 37s
+286 Garbage Work From IB Analysts IB 78 1mo
+285 Q&A: Director of Energy Trading TR 105 3w
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Career Advancement Opportunities

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  • McKinsey and Co 98.9%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 98.3%
  • Oliver Wyman 97.7%
  • LEK Consulting 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

February 2023 Investment Banking

  • Canaccord Genuity (▲04) 99.5%
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Professional Growth Opportunities

February 2023 Consulting

  • Bain & Company 99.4%
  • McKinsey and Co 98.9%
  • Boston Consulting Group (BCG) 98.3%
  • Oliver Wyman 97.7%
  • Strategy& 97.1%

Total Avg Compensation

February 2023 Hedge Fund

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