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+604 Suck it up: 8 Steps to Getting through 100+ Hour Weeks as an IB Analyst OFF 71 1y
+602 Why has it become so hard for white males to get a job in IBD? (LDN) IB 232 2mo
+602 Is investment banking full of rich kids? IB 135 4mo
+601 OFFICIAL prestige-caller 2018 prestige rankings OFF 134 11mo
+599 MD never sleeps (growing suspicious) OFF 37 11mo
+594 From BO to IBD, kid gets fired on the first week. IB 103 1y
+594 How much money have you saved? OFF 362 2y
+591 Mexico ---> illegally entering US ---> VP @ GS OFF 196 1y
+589 Fucked up recruitment and low self-esteem IB 103 1y
+584 Why tech is overrated for MBAs (and why banking is underrated) OFF 151 9mo
+583 How do I get my kids into top 5 schools? PE 240 1w
+581 Finance sucks compared to tech if youre smart OFF 187 4mo
+579 Q&A: Retired After a Career in Private Equity PE 144 2mo
+579 David and Goliath: The Boutique and The Bulge Bracket IB 75 1mo
+578 Most uneducated/dumbest thing you have said in an interview? OFF 94 5mo
+575 Ray Dalio: Capitalism Needs to Be Reformed OFF 175 4mo
+573 Is IB not as attractive anymore? IB 145 2mo
+573 A Contrarian View - Raging Bull INV 163 3w
+571 The Real Estate Job Hunt - How are people doing? RE 432 2y
+570 Women in Finance—What's Your Long Term Plan? OFF 119 1y
+570 How have you helped your parents after you entered finance and are making $$$? OFF 81 1y
+569 What is the best career advice you ever received, and from whom? OFF 102 3y
+568 “What important truth do very few people agree with you on?” OFF 255 2mo
+567 Reflecting on my Investment Banking Experience: Lessons Learned IB 32 9mo
+563 1st Year Analysts Quitting? IB 344 1mo
+563 Energy Investment Banking in Houston? Anyone have rankings? IB 684 2mo
+556 How I got a 770 on the GMAT . . . whitecollarandsuspenders version BSCH 100 9mo
+554 Burnout / Life Choices OFF 106 1y
+553 Systemic Oppression of Non-Target Students IB 196 5mo
+552 Searching for a Summer Internship? JOB 144 2mo
+551 Goldman Sachs IBD SA 2021 Superdays IB 1,093 2mo
+550 Is anyone else welcoming a recession? OFF 153 1y
+549 Dealing with elitism while networking JOB 179 1mo
+548 The Other Road: Corporate Development Associate Fielding Questions CF 288 1y
+545 Networking as a woman - my experience and questions IB 141 1y
+545 Do You Envy The Rich Kids Who Got A Shot At Their Careers Through Their Parent's Influence? OFF 124 2y
+544 Life as a Top Asset Manager AM 191 1mo
+543 All Citi Summer Analysts 2020 receive full time offer IB 255 9mo
+543 Will The Student Loans Bubble Pop? OFF 415 8y
+543 Silly Shit Interns Do IB 154 2y
+540 Banks with best cultures IB 198 6mo
+538 I bumped into Lloyd Blankfein on the street and called him Jamie Dimon IB 76 1y
+536 Would you pay for a girl’s vacation with you? OFF 131 3mo
+534 4 Big Picture Things I Should've Known Before My IB Internship (COVID-19 Edition) IB 29 9mo
+534 We eat what we kill. OFF 129 1mo
+532 Why I Left PE & Switched to the Public Markets PE 78 1y
+530 Do you want your wife to work? OFF 174 9mo
+528 The IB forum has been equal parts helpful and toxic. IB 50 1y
+527 Rock Bottom but ain't giving up JOB 92 3mo
+526 Parents [including celebs and various hot shots] indicted in college admissions test scam OFF 182 5mo
+525 Funniest things MDs say IB 129 9mo
+523 Random Things I Wished I Knew About PE PE 62 2d
+523 Coffee Is For Closers OFF 138 3y
+522 "Too many people go into finance and law" -Elon Musk OFF 166 1y
+522 Shut. The F*ck. Up. OFF 134 1y
+522 What It Really Means to Be "Alpha" OFF 356 4y
+519 Coronavirus - How long will this go on? OFF 193 1y
+517 Dad's a partner at a PE shop how do I use it to network? IB 76 1y
+516 So what do you speculate happened to Jack Ma? OFF 216 6mo
+513 Can we hear some underdog/grinders (stories) who made it to the top? OFF 114 8mo
+512 Guys, what's your opinion on dating female bankers? OFF 130 6mo
+511 Wilbur Ross "Take a Loan" Comments OFF 207 1y
+510 Are We the Villains to Ordinary People? RE 219 1y
+507 Wall Street moving to Miami would be great OFF 220 4mo
+507 J.P. Morgan - Video Interview Invitation Corporate & Investment Banking Summer Analyst IB 700 10mo
+506 Wall Street Bro Caught on Camera Humping Fearless Girl Statue OFF 145 4y
+505 What's the worst that can happen? OFF 126 2y
+503 Things Bankers say in emails IB 155 4mo
+503 To All My Future Rainmakers IB 71 2y
+502 Best Proprietary Trading Firms - Rankings? TR 549 1y
+501 What is your marriage timeline? OFF 223 6mo
+498 From non-target to BB CEO: My story TR 254 5y
+497 MSF Class of 2019 BSCH 341 2y
+496 Murder of Trayvon Martin OFF 580 1y
+494 Guide to Lateraling in 2021 JOB 115 2w
+494 Bank of America SA 2021 IB 1,865 1d
+494 2019 FT Analyst Recruiting Timeline IB 850 2w
+493 Idea Generation... and Why Wall Street Sucks at It INV 97 5mo
+492 No Return Offer - What Next? IB 70 3mo
+491 You are a bottom bucket analyst if... IB 61 3mo
+491 Shithole Scandal OFF 166 1y
+490 Life in General Will Cost More Than You Think CO 151 4mo
+489 Why are we Obsessed with "Work/Life Balance"? IB 150 2y
+488 Success in IB - Not Taught in B-School IB 34 1mo
+488 Checking in 6 years later [IB to MBB transition] IB 122 2mo
+487 Does the world just feel weird and wrong/different to anyone else recently? OFF 187 1w
+487 A Guide to Surviving the Recession for New Grads JOB 35 1y
+487 BAML 2020 SA - Any updates? IB 804 3mo
+486 Are all kids in IB goobers? IB 146 4w
+486 Overview of the Equity research Industry ER 121 5mo
+485 So what is the end goal of COVID? OFF 274 5mo
+485 THEN and NOW: @CompBanker PE 78 1y
+485 15 Career Steps TR 40 5mo
+483 Is America a Second-Tier Country? OFF 158 4y
+481 Is Apollo that bad? PE 242 5mo
+480 Strangest thing you've seen/heard at work? IB 102 2y
+474 Why do so few go into Real Estate? RE 166 1y
+473 LETS FKING GO BOYS IB 53 5mo
+471 500k Legal Green Card Holders and Students Banned from the US OFF 118 1y
+470 Investment Banking in the UK - An Overview IB 352 6d
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Career Advancement Opportunities

December 2021 Private Equity

  • The Riverside Company 99.3%
  • Apollo Global Management 98.7%
  • Warburg Pincus 98.0%
  • Blackstone Group 97.4%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 96.7%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

December 2021 Investment Banking

  • Robert W. Baird & Co. (▲02) 99.6%
  • Evercore (▽01) 99.3%
  • PJT Partners (▽01) 98.9%
  • Lazard Middle Market (= =) 98.5%
  • TD Securities (▲11) 98.2%

Professional Growth Opportunities

December 2021 Hedge Fund

  • D.E. Shaw 98.8%
  • AQR Capital Management 97.6%
  • Point72 96.5%
  • Citadel Investment Group 95.3%
  • Two Sigma Investments 94.1%

Total Avg Compensation

December 2021 Hedge Fund

  • Vice President (20) $488
  • Director/MD (10) $359
  • NA (5) $306
  • Portfolio Manager (7) $297
  • 3rd+ Year Associate (21) $288
  • Manager (4) $282
  • 2nd Year Associate (28) $241
  • Engineer/Quant (52) $238
  • 1st Year Associate (64) $187
  • Analysts (196) $166
  • Intern/Summer Associate (17) $122
  • Junior Trader (5) $102
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (215) $82