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MSF Class of 2018

I created the last post about this time so I thought it would be a good time to get a new thread going. With many MSF/MMS programs starting their application cycle in the next...

Damage Control: How to prevent small mistakes from destroying your "rockstar" status

We'd all like to imagine that work will go smoothly 100% of the time. No mistakes, no blow ups with our bosses, no frustrations with the people below us. Just sunshine and...

Any point in applying to a BB from their career website?

Is there any point to applying to a BB 's career website without knowing any current employees who can vouch for you? Does HR even look at resumes on there considering they...

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First Post : FX trader

Hey guys,

I'm looking for some advice for my future in trading . I started trading FX senior year of high school and I'm still trading to this day. I've had a lot of...

What are people's reaction when you tell them you work in a Hedge Fund?

When ever someone asks me what I want to do after a school I reply with working in a Hedge Fund. I get about 3 responses

a. What the fuck is a Hedge Fund?

- I...

New Case Webinars in WSO Hedge Fund Prep Pack

Over the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our hedge fund interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with interview advice and actual...

Get Your Resume Reviewed by Industry Pros

Recruiting season is here make sure you're ready for it with a Finance Resume and/or Cover Letter Review from one of our expert resume reviewers. Need it done in a...

2017 FT IB Analyst Recruiting Megathread

When does FT IB Analyst recruiting typically start? I am a recent graduate (May 2017), and am wondering when banks will start taking resumes/interviewing online, or via other...

New Case Webinars in WSO Investment Banking Interview Prep Pack

Over the last 12 months, we have made a big effort to improve our investment banking interview prep package by bringing to you relevant webinars with specific regional...

Global Macro's Future "Stars" - Where Are They Coming From?

What professional backgrounds are today's and tomorrow's top global macro minds coming from? And how much does the environment backdrop help explain this? Pretty simple...

Asking Out Chicks in the Office- Yay or Nay

Back story: I am in my young 20s. Been at the bank I am at now for 7-8 months. New consultant joined 2-3 weeks ago and is a dime. One year younger than me and sits on a...

I'm a VP in MM PE, ask me anything

I'm a VP in MM PE, ask me anything. Interview prep questions, industry questions, etc. etc.

Is it really THAT bad with Deutsche Bank & UBS?

According to WSO's current poll, 59% of those that voted said that they would LEAST want to work for one of those banks. Is it really that bad? Should I not even bother trying...

Equity Research - Why would you choose buy-side vs sell-side?

Hi guys,

So I want to do equity research . I know that there is sell-side and buy-side and, so far, I have a few distinctive arguments for both (see below). What I...

Thiel, Gawker, & the War on the 1st Amendment

You may not have noticed, but yesterday was Gawker's last day . In and of itself, that's not a big deal; media companies come and go all the time. But Gawker didn't just die....

2016 APD/ADC MBB Full Time Recruiting Updates

Hey guys,

Thought I'd start another thread for those of us APDs/ADCs (read: spent too many years in school) who are applying for full time positions either earlier this...

PE structure/function

I am looking for information on typical structure/functionality of a private equity firm. My specific questions are:
1) Is the management team usually part of the GP i.e...

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Retired Kobe Bryant announced his $100M venture capital firm

To start off, I love Kobe Bryant - the guy is a legend. Today, he announced his venture capital firm, called Bryant Stibel , and apparently has been running it along with Jeff...

Underwriting of live deals on crowdsourcing websites.. counts as experience?

Would you consider the underwriting of live deals on crowdsourcing websites (and subsequent investing of your own $$) as experience that can be added to your resume?

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