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      01-19-2012, 02:42 PM   #67
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If you want to make a million, start with a hundred million. I'm pretty sure an unemployed guy in a bathrobe living in a doublewide with a free trial to bloomberg can make 1%.
Damn, you figured it out. Shhh
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yay for capital

read: family money of jackass college kid
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read: family money of jackass college kid
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I got some support from those in my family, or whomever had expertise. But don't think, by-and-large, that any of them carried me to where I am.
The support I was referring to was their "knowledge".

Thanks, though. You're as classy as the other guy.

I'm going to stop posting in here now cause the thread is obviously going off the original topic.
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I actually work for JPM. At the moment, i'm a VP Branch Manger at a dt Seattle location
personal banker at Chase
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      01-19-2012, 11:12 PM   #71
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Right on! I helped the Clements branch during the conversion to Chase.
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I'm the wrong person to ask on why it's so hard to get a job there, I got an offer
You must really know how to work the equipment.
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for an internship? You don't have to know anyone there. Just attend the "info" sessions when they come to your school usually set up the the undergrad business departments. They just don't go to mid-level schools. What school do you go to?
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Btw OP, if you're looking for a good connection list, try asking your professors. I know the professor at my Business school in University had previously worked a career before assuming professorship. Some even worked at places like Morgan Stanley. Try asking them.
I learned more about finance in one semester from a class, in which the teacher was a ex fund manager, than my whole college career.
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for an internship? You don't have to know anyone there. Just attend the "info" sessions when they come to your school usually set up the the undergrad business departments. They just don't go to mid-level schools. What school do you go to?
I'm at a local California state university
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I'm at a local California state university
Transfer somewhere better.
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I'm at a local California state university
Transfer somewhere better.
Wtf. Lol
"nice advice" I'm not transferring somewhere in my 4th year of school. And if you don't know how the cal state system works, its nearly impossible to transfer out to another UC or 4-year university.
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Wtf. Lol
"nice advice" I'm not transferring somewhere in my 4th year of school. And if you don't know how the cal state system works, its nearly impossible to transfer out to another UC or 4-year university.
its not bad advice, i got accepted into the CS schools a week after i applied.. there not hard schools to get into, aka people dont look at them as "good" schools. Basically a big firm would pick someone with a 3.5 from a "good" school instead of someone with a 4.0 from an easier school. Are you planning on doing your masters? if so do your best to get into a really good masters program
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I understand what you mean but I'm not transferring in my 4th year. And even though it is just a cal state, it's still reputable; plus our MBA program is known.
I will get my masters with time, but as far as my bachelors I'm just going to finish it from here
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I understand what you mean but I'm not transferring in my 4th year. And even though it is just a cal state, it's still reputable; plus our MBA program is known.
I will get my masters with time, but as far as my bachelors I'm just going to finish it from here
Lots of "reputable" schools.
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I understand what you mean but I'm not transferring in my 4th year. And even though it is just a cal state, it's still reputable; plus our MBA program is known.
I will get my masters with time, but as far as my bachelors I'm just going to finish it from here
Goldman Sachs doesn't hire out of UC blablabla. Wanna know why? Because there's literally 20+ UC blablablas. I know you're saying you don't want to transfer in your fourth year, but honestly, if you haven't already interned at a BB, you have literally no chance of getting hired at one from a UC blablabla. If you're idea of a career is a BB, transfer, it's the only way. Sorry for being realistic.
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I understand what you mean but I'm not transferring in my 4th year. And even though it is just a cal state, it's still reputable; plus our MBA program is known.
I will get my masters with time, but as far as my bachelors I'm just going to finish it from here
Goldman Sachs doesn't hire out of UC blablabla. Wanna know why? Because there's literally 20+ UC blablablas. I know you're saying you don't want to transfer in your fourth year, but honestly, if you haven't already interned at a BB, you have literally no chance of getting hired at one from a UC blablabla. If you're idea of a career is a BB, transfer, it's the only way. Sorry for being realistic.
Agreed.
My plan now is just get my masters, at a highly "reputable" college, since my gpa is quite sufficient. In the meantime, I'll see what type of job I land
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Goldman Sachs doesn't hire out of UC blablabla. Wanna know why? Because there's literally 20+ UC blablablas. I know you're saying you don't want to transfer in your fourth year, but honestly, if you haven't already interned at a BB, you have literally no chance of getting hired at one from a UC blablabla. If you're idea of a career is a BB, transfer, it's the only way. Sorry for being realistic.
This man speaks the truth. Coming from a school outside the target programs your chances of landing an IBD/ S&T/ Asset Mgt role is going to be VERY tough.

Sure you can go into Op's or FA but those jobs aren't the money making jobs everyone hears about / aspires to.
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Agreed.
My plan now is just get my masters, at a highly "reputable" college, since my gpa is quite sufficient. In the meantime, I'll see what type of job I land
Finance degrees from non-target schools are worth about as much as a non top 10 law degree, the paper they're written on. Literally everyone, their cousin and brother has one. Your best bet is a teller job at BofA.
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Agreed.
My plan now is just get my masters, at a highly "reputable" college, since my gpa is quite sufficient. In the meantime, I'll see what type of job I land
Finance degrees from non-target schools are worth about as much as a non top 10 law degree, the paper they're written on. Literally everyone, their cousin and brother has one. Your best bet is a teller job at BofA.
You fail miserably trying to talk shit. But good try!
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