The wrong answer to a rejection letter

First, let me apologize for the language and errors, but I work at a Brazilian M&A boutique and english is a second language to me.

So, the story: we began a...

All-in VP Comp

Anybody have insight into recent VP comp (Salary+cash+non-cash) at BBs? NYC specifically, but interested in general. Also, M&A vs. coverage?

Martial Arts

Are you guys into martial arts? If yes, which one?

I don't really have the time anymore but I loved it (Karate and Hapkido), great for keeping fit and less boring than...

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The Iceland bet - How some hedge funds made huge money

Hello guys,

I'm an Economics graduate from the University of Iceland. I thought I'd share with you some information that I believe has never been made public before, at...

What Markets and Core sub markets do you think will experience rapid growth over the next 3-5 years ?

As the title describes what areas do you think will pop in the next 3-5 years both domestically and internationally. My pick is De Moines Iowa and Newark NJ. I think growth in...

What watch do you wear and What's your Dream Watch?

I've seen the car topic, now let's start with the watches. I'm a watches maniac.
Currently wear: Rolex GMT Master ref. 1675, Rolex Submariner 1680 red write.

What's the most valuable and versatile Undergraduate Degree nowadays and looking into the future?

As a Senior HS student looking ahead not just 5 years from now but 15 years down the road, it scares me. I've been always interested in studying finance/business for my...

WSO Happy Hour: Thur 2/23, 7:00pm @5th and Mad

Happy 2017, dear monkeys! Join us for the second happy hour of 2017! Come by and enjoy a few drinks and bites with fellow finance professionals.

First few attendees get...

I WILL pay for your coffee/lunch!

I feel like this is the most basic question ever, but it's a problem I am constantly having. People are always paying for meals/coffee with me, even if I reach out to them for...

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...

Consulting Life Style - Having a Pet?

Hey everyone, I'd like to hear your thoughts on a ... pretty odd topic - HOW can I keep a pet once getting into the consulting / road warrior lifestyle (traveling 80% of the...

WSO Investment Banking Resume Template for College Students Released to the Public!

Big Announcement: WSO Resume Template is Out in the Wild! :

Mod Note (Andy): If you're looking for our resume for experienced IB professionals or a private equity...

Anyone ever try Cryotherapy?

I've noticed that after taking a shower and getting to work my face is puffy. Holding a refrigerated coke can on my face helps and I feel great afterwards. Kinda reminded me of...

AMA: Deloitte S&O -> F500 Corp. Strategy -> M7 -> MBB

Bounced between consulting and industry pre-MBA and decided to go back for more consulting post-MBA. I recently received/accepted an offer from MBB after a grueling recruiting...

NYC Summer Intern Housing Thread 2017

Hey Guys,

I will be doing an IB internship this summer in NYC and wanted to start a thread about housing. I was curious what other incoming interns here plan to do for...

Webinar: Real Estate Private Equity - Industry Overview -- 130pm ET, 2/27/17


On Monday February 27th, 1:30 pm EST Wall Street Mentor JP will be hosting a webinar entitled "Real Estate Private Equity - Industry Overview" , with a q...

February 27, 2017 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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Most Mundane Shit

You read correctly. What is the most mundane shit us monkeys do?

This is what I've got so far (in no particular order):
1. Manual data entry
2. Working...

Not improving at case interviews


I'm preparing for case interviews and I feel like I'm not improving. Last year I interviewed for MBB , and I bombed all my first round interviews. Before those...

The Unconventional path to IB/PE (AMA)

While taking the time to clean and organize my desk after a hectic 4-6 weeks engaged in a deal, I came across my old WSO IB interview materials I used in the past. Seeing these...

What you need to know about IBD in Asia

Hello monkeys, any opinions/takeaways about investment banking in Asia? Here's what I have gathered from reading various threads on WSO:

Hong Kong: Usually takes most of...
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