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New Case Webinars in WSO Investment Banking Interview Prep Pack

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Best Gyms and Workouts in NYC

Monkeys and Gorillas, What are the best gyms and workout routines in NYC?

I currently have a classpass and tried so far a few interesting gyms.
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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...

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...

What's Your Five Year (IBD) Plan? A VP Reflects and Looks Forward.

I don't approve of this as an interview question, but it is something that everyone should try to think about. When I was an MBA candidate, it was more about just getting my...

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...

More Prestigious Law School over Business School?

I'm coming into my second year at an upper MM PE fund and starting to think about what I want to do next. My goal longer-term is to move to a smaller MM (or lower-MM) fund...

Why are interview questions not intuitive?

When you think about trying to explain something to someone, you normally try to breakdown the topic into very basic, simple, and part by part explanations. But in ibd...

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8 Rules to Live By

The old guy here... A lot of people emailed me asking for life advice after I posted "15 career steps" ... Pull up your skirt and repeat diver John Chatterton's 8 "rules to...

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....

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...

Advice for new investors who are looking to allocate capital to hedge funds

I realize that most of the people on this forum are on the sell side, they run or work at hedge funds. Coming from the other side, someone like myself who is looking to invest...

Can I turn a jackass into a champion?

How many of you guys have a stupid younger cousin named Andy who's a senior at a target school and is pissing away any chance of excellence by drinking moderately and having...

Mattress Firm acquisition...how was this likely hedged?

Saw that Mattress Firm (MFRM) popped 100%+ on take-out proposal this morning. The company had a 40%+ short interest, and on its face, appeared to be a decent short (highly...

Apollo Global Agrees To Acquires Rackspace For $4.3B

Apollo Global has agreed to purchase cloud seller Rackspace for $4.3B, a 38% premium to its closing price on August 3.

The New York-based private equity firm will buy...

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