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+652 A friend of mine cheated and got an Internship offer at a BB IB IB 171 1y
+651 Then and Now: @APAE OFF 148 2y
+650 Memoirs of a First-Year Associate IB 46 7mo
+649 Is investment banking full of rich kids? IB 142 7mo
+648 Failed joke attempt in interview IB 51 1mo
+646 Depressing Moelis & Co. Staffer Email IB 199 1y
+644 Mental Disorder called Liberalism OFF 210 2y
+642 Reflections from year 4 as an equity analyst AM 83 8mo
+640 Help me understand the new generations… IB 132 2mo
+639 Q&A: The Final Cut OFF 150 1mo
+637 Is it just me or are PE Associates garbage these days? PE 122 1w
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+636 What brainteasers has everyone been asked in interviews? IB 1,110 1y
+634 Working in PE is hell on earth PE 132 2w
+632 GS Analyst Survey Results IB 289 1y
+626 2018 Full-Time IB Recruiting Timeline Megathread Page IB 987 3y
+619 Working 9-5 is Paradise IB 51 7mo
+615 MSF Class of 2018 BSCH 326 7mo
+611 Former MS M&A / KKR here to field questions PE 255 1y
+610 Don’t tell people you work in IB or PE IB 88 3w
+610 Hedge Fund is Paradise IB 46 2mo
+610 Suck it up: 8 Steps to Getting through 100+ Hour Weeks as an IB Analyst OFF 71 2y
+608 Finance sucks compared to tech if youre smart OFF 190 1w
+608 OFFICIAL prestige-caller 2018 prestige rankings OFF 134 2y
+607 MD never sleeps (growing suspicious) OFF 37 2y
+603 Banker With Terminal Illness - If I Can Make It So Can You IB 49 1mo
+603 From BO to IBD, kid gets fired on the first week. IB 103 2y
+601 MF PE is Paradise...LOL PE 148 3mo
+601 How do I get my kids into top 5 schools? PE 241 7mo
+597 Fucked up recruitment and low self-esteem IB 103 2y
+597 How much money have you saved? OFF 359 2y
+595 Q&A: Retired After a Career in Private Equity PE 146 8mo
+594 Guide to Lateraling in 2021 JOB 122 4w
+593 Mexico ---> illegally entering US ---> VP @ GS OFF 195 2y
+591 Started to date a girl BUT HUGE Problem IB 73 10mo
+589 1st Year Analysts Quitting? IB 352 2w
+586 David and Goliath: The Boutique and The Bulge Bracket IB 75 1y
+585 Why tech is overrated for MBAs (and why banking is underrated) OFF 151 1y
+584 A Contrarian View - Raging Bull INV 167 2mo
+582 “What important truth do very few people agree with you on?” OFF 246 1y
+582 Most uneducated/dumbest thing you have said in an interview? OFF 93 7mo
+581 Big 4 is Paradise IB 61 2mo
+581 Is IB not as attractive anymore? IB 145 1y
+581 Silly Shit Interns Do IB 156 7mo
+580 Let us WFH IB 178 2mo
+577 What is the best career advice you ever received, and from whom? OFF 102 4y
+575 Ray Dalio: Capitalism Needs to Be Reformed OFF 173 1y
+574 Reflecting on my Investment Banking Experience: Lessons Learned IB 32 1y
+573 Are all kids in IB goobers? IB 146 1y
+573 How have you helped your parents after you entered finance and are making $$$? OFF 81 2y
+573 Searching for a Summer Internship? JOB 145 3w
+571 Women in Finance—What's Your Long Term Plan? OFF 119 2y
+571 The Real Estate Job Hunt - How are people doing? RE 432 4y
+565 Burnout / Life Choices OFF 106 2y
+563 Summers Aren’t Impressive? IB 142 7mo
+563 Energy Investment Banking in Houston? Anyone have rankings? IB 684 1y
+562 Systemic Oppression of Non-Target Students IB 196 1y
+560 Would you pay for a girl’s vacation with you? OFF 134 1y
+559 Dealing with elitism while networking JOB 179 9mo
+557 Do You Envy The Rich Kids Who Got A Shot At Their Careers Through Their Parent's Influence? OFF 130 8mo
+556 What do you wish you knew when you were younger? OFF 105 3mo
+556 Networking as a woman - my experience and questions IB 141 3y
+556 How I got a 770 on the GMAT . . . whitecollarandsuspenders version BSCH 100 1y
+553 Banks with best cultures IB 200 1y
+552 How I went from non target 2.3 gpa to 7 figure buy side seat IB 66 4mo
+552 Goldman Sachs IBD SA 2021 Superdays IB 1,092 1y
+550 Is anyone else welcoming a recession? OFF 151 3y
+549 The Other Road: Corporate Development Associate Fielding Questions CF 288 2y
+545 Life as a Top Asset Manager AM 191 1y
+545 We eat what we kill. OFF 129 1y
+544 All Citi Summer Analysts 2020 receive full time offer IB 255 1y
+543 Will The Student Loans Bubble Pop? OFF 415 9y
+542 Why I Left PE & Switched to the Public Markets PE 78 2y
+542 I bumped into Lloyd Blankfein on the street and called him Jamie Dimon IB 76 2y
+539 Funniest things MDs say IB 129 1y
+537 WSO Built by Ukraine OFF 70 11mo
+536 Do you want your wife to work? OFF 174 1y
+536 Coffee Is For Closers OFF 138 4y
+534 4 Big Picture Things I Should've Known Before My IB Internship (COVID-19 Edition) IB 29 1y
+532 Rock Bottom but ain't giving up JOB 92 1y
+531 Why do so few go into Real Estate? RE 174 4mo
+528 The IB forum has been equal parts helpful and toxic. IB 50 2y
+527 Parents [including celebs and various hot shots] indicted in college admissions test scam OFF 180 1y
+526 Scheming IB as an Analyst IB 87 7mo
+523 "Too many people go into finance and law" -Elon Musk OFF 165 2y
+522 What is your marriage timeline? OFF 223 1y
+522 Shut. The F*ck. Up. OFF 134 2y
+522 What It Really Means to Be "Alpha" OFF 356 5y
+521 Is Apollo that bad? PE 256 2d
+520 Dad's a partner at a PE shop how do I use it to network? IB 76 2y
+520 Guys, what's your opinion on dating female bankers? OFF 130 1y
+519 Coronavirus - How long will this go on? OFF 193 2y
+517 No Return Offer - What Next? IB 70 6mo
+517 So what do you speculate happened to Jack Ma? OFF 215 1y
+515 Success in IB - Not Taught in B-School IB 34 1y
+515 Are We the Villains to Ordinary People? RE 219 2y
+514 EB is Paradise IB 33 7mo
+513 Can we hear some underdog/grinders (stories) who made it to the top? OFF 114 1y
+513 Things Bankers say in emails IB 155 1y
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Career Advancement Opportunities

February 2023 Private Equity

  • The Riverside Company 99.5%
  • Warburg Pincus 98.9%
  • Blackstone Group 98.4%
  • KKR (Kohlberg Kravis Roberts) 97.9%
  • Bain Capital 97.4%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

February 2023 Consulting

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

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 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (6) $592
  • Vice President (25) $422
  • Associates (138) $262
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (9) $194
  • 2nd Year Analyst (80) $172
  • 1st Year Analyst (259) $171
  • Intern/Summer Associate (42) $166
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (186) $91