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+610 Memoirs of a First-Year Associate IB 44 9mo
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+607 Why has it become so hard for white males to get a job in IBD? (LDN) IB 232 4mo
+604 Suck it up: 8 Steps to Getting through 100+ Hour Weeks as an IB Analyst OFF 71 1y
+603 OFFICIAL prestige-caller 2018 prestige rankings OFF 134 1y
+602 Is investment banking full of rich kids? IB 135 6mo
+601 MD never sleeps (growing suspicious) OFF 37 1y
+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
+592 Mexico ---> illegally entering US ---> VP @ GS OFF 196 1y
+590 Fucked up recruitment and low self-esteem IB 103 1y
+589 Finance sucks compared to tech if youre smart OFF 189 10h
+586 How do I get my kids into top 5 schools? PE 239 1mo
+585 Q&A: Retired After a Career in Private Equity PE 144 4mo
+585 Why tech is overrated for MBAs (and why banking is underrated) OFF 151 11mo
+579 Most uneducated/dumbest thing you have said in an interview? OFF 94 6mo
+579 David and Goliath: The Boutique and The Bulge Bracket IB 75 2mo
+575 Is IB not as attractive anymore? IB 145 3mo
+575 Ray Dalio: Capitalism Needs to Be Reformed OFF 175 6mo
+575 A Contrarian View - Raging Bull INV 164 1mo
+574 1st Year Analysts Quitting? IB 348 1w
+573 Reflecting on my Investment Banking Experience: Lessons Learned IB 32 6d
+571 Women in Finance—What's Your Long Term Plan? OFF 119 1y
+571 The Real Estate Job Hunt - How are people doing? RE 432 2y
+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 254 4mo
+563 Energy Investment Banking in Houston? Anyone have rankings? IB 684 3mo
+557 Systemic Oppression of Non-Target Students IB 196 7mo
+556 How I got a 770 on the GMAT . . . whitecollarandsuspenders version BSCH 100 11mo
+555 Searching for a Summer Internship? JOB 144 3mo
+554 Burnout / Life Choices OFF 106 1y
+551 Goldman Sachs IBD SA 2021 Superdays IB 1,093 4mo
+550 Is anyone else welcoming a recession? OFF 153 1y
+549 Dealing with elitism while networking JOB 178 3mo
+548 The Other Road: Corporate Development Associate Fielding Questions CF 288 1y
+546 Silly Shit Interns Do IB 154 2y
+545 Networking as a woman - my experience and questions IB 141 2y
+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 2mo
+543 All Citi Summer Analysts 2020 receive full time offer IB 255 11mo
+543 Will The Student Loans Bubble Pop? OFF 415 8y
+542 Banks with best cultures IB 198 7mo
+541 Would you pay for a girl’s vacation with you? OFF 134 3d
+538 I bumped into Lloyd Blankfein on the street and called him Jamie Dimon IB 76 1y
+537 We eat what we kill. OFF 129 3mo
+534 4 Big Picture Things I Should've Known Before My IB Internship (COVID-19 Edition) IB 29 11mo
+532 Why I Left PE & Switched to the Public Markets PE 78 1y
+530 Do you want your wife to work? OFF 174 10mo
+528 The IB forum has been equal parts helpful and toxic. IB 50 1y
+527 Rock Bottom but ain't giving up JOB 92 4mo
+526 Parents [including celebs and various hot shots] indicted in college admissions test scam OFF 182 7mo
+526 Coffee Is For Closers OFF 138 3y
+525 Funniest things MDs say IB 129 10mo
+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 Guide to Lateraling in 2021 JOB 117 3d
+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 8mo
+513 Can we hear some underdog/grinders (stories) who made it to the top? OFF 114 10mo
+513 Guys, what's your opinion on dating female bankers? OFF 130 8mo
+511 Are We the Villains to Ordinary People? RE 219 1y
+511 Wilbur Ross "Take a Loan" Comments OFF 207 1y
+507 J.P. Morgan - Video Interview Invitation Corporate & Investment Banking Summer Analyst IB 700 11mo
+506 Wall Street moving to Miami would be great OFF 220 6mo
+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 Working in PE is hell on earth PE 116 1w
+503 Things Bankers say in emails IB 155 6mo
+503 To All My Future Rainmakers IB 70 2y
+502 What is your marriage timeline? OFF 223 8mo
+502 Best Proprietary Trading Firms - Rankings? TR 549 1y
+501 From non-target to BB CEO: My story TR 254 5y
+500 Does the world just feel weird and wrong/different to anyone else recently? OFF 191 5d
+497 MSF Class of 2019 BSCH 341 2y
+496 Murder of Trayvon Martin OFF 580 1y
+494 Bank of America SA 2021 IB 1,865 1mo
+494 2019 FT Analyst Recruiting Timeline IB 850 2mo
+493 Are all kids in IB goobers? IB 146 2mo
+493 Idea Generation... and Why Wall Street Sucks at It INV 97 7mo
+492 No Return Offer - What Next? IB 70 4mo
+492 Is Apollo that bad? PE 248 1d
+492 Why are we Obsessed with "Work/Life Balance"? IB 150 2y
+491 Shithole Scandal OFF 166 1y
+490 You are a bottom bucket analyst if... IB 61 5mo
+490 Life in General Will Cost More Than You Think CO 151 5mo
+488 Success in IB - Not Taught in B-School IB 34 2mo
+488 A Guide to Surviving the Recession for New Grads JOB 35 1y
+488 Checking in 6 years later [IB to MBB transition] IB 122 3mo
+487 BAML 2020 SA - Any updates? IB 804 5mo
+486 Investment Banking in the UK - An Overview IB 353 1w
+486 Overview of the Equity research Industry ER 121 6mo
+485 So what is the end goal of COVID? OFF 274 7mo
+485 THEN and NOW: @CompBanker PE 78 1y
+485 15 Career Steps TR 40 7mo
+483 Is America a Second-Tier Country? OFF 158 4y
+481 Why do so few go into Real Estate? RE 166 1y
+481 Strangest thing you've seen/heard at work? IB 102 2y
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