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What should I major in if I want to become an investment banker?

Many students want to become investment bankers. What is the most common degree that investment bankers usually have, and is that the best degree to get if I am sure I want to be an investment...

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Justin Pollack | Private Equity Investment Professional Let me add to Jared's answer. In my experience, a degree ...

What is the typical compensation range for a first-year investment banking analyst?

Please tell us what the common compensation range is, what the components of comp are, and how a student would decide if they're getting a reasonably attractive offer. Some common parameters that might be helpful: assume that the range is for a job straight from college based in New York...

#compensation #investment-banking #finance

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Active Mar 23 at 14:58

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Nils Holum First year investment banking analysts at bulge bracket banks receive a ...

What are the best ways to prepare for interviews with top-tier management consulting firms?

McKinsey, Bain, BCG, mainly. Looking for both prep tips on the "case" questions, those puzzlers like "How many shaving razors are sold in the U.S. every year," and any personality "fit" questions. If there are any books or web resources, all the better. #interviews #consulting #mckinsey...

#bcg #bain

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What are the top tier management consulting firms?

Which companies are the top-tier?...

#consulting

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Active May 31 at 02:18

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What do top tier consulting firms look for in resumes?

Please explain the factors consulting firms look for in a resume from someone in college when deciding whether or not to call a candidate in for an interview. #resume...

#consulting

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Active Nov 10 '17 at 13:12

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What does an Investment Bank do other than "investment banking"?

Investment banks do a lot more than just "investment banking". Could you please describe what investment banking really means, and what other things investment banks do? #finance...

#investment-banking

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Isabelle El Khoury | MBA Candidate at Harvard Business School Jared, It depends on the size of the bank you are ...

What is the path to get from high school to becoming a Judge?

What are some of the paths to getting from beginning of high school to becoming a judge? I know there are many types of judges, so please specify what type you're referring to in your answer. What types of extracurriculars are useful? Thank you in advance! #career-paths #extracurriculars...

#legal

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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What is the entry-level salary at a consulting company?

I'm interested in getting benchmarks on salaries for university graduates in the United States who are going to work at major consulting companies. Is there a big range? Are there any good recent studies? #consulting...

#compensation

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Active Sep 15 '17 at 11:43

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Han Zhu | Product Strategy at LinkedIn I would check out Glassdoor.com, as the answer can vary a ...

Which careers make the most money?

I want to know what job I should pursue to make the most money? #money...

#compensation

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Active Feb 27 at 08:06

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J Pan There are a lot of other factors to consider--how much schooling ...

Which careers are good if I enjoy working with kids?

I have been volunteering, and I have found that I really like working with kids. What careers would allow me to be around kids and work with kids? I have already considered the teaching options, e.g., in a day-care, preschool, or elementary school, but I am looking for other ideas for...

#education #children

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What is it like to be a politician?

I really like talking to people. My mom has told me that I should come a politician. But, I don't know what politicians do. Do politicians get to talk a lot? What is it like to be a politician? I now realize this is perhaps too general of a question, so perhaps what I want to ask is 1) In the...

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Active Jul 22 '16 at 13:57

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J Pan There are many many different types of politicians, from your a ...

What do magazine editors do?

I like popular mechanics and I'd love to work at a magazine someday. Seems like editors get respect and are in the movies all the time as the top of the magazine. But what do they REALLY do? What's a day-in-the-life of a magazine editor like? Thanks in advance #editor #publishing...

#magazine

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Alwyn Velásquez | UI/UX designer with management and product development background, ... John, On a low-level a rank and file magazine editor improves ...

What is the career path to a successful career in the U.S. military?

I'm interested in exploring a career in the military, but I'm not sure exactly what that all entails--whether it's the right choice for me, what the options are within the military, and how to be successful. #career-paths #military #army #air-force...

#navy

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What is the path to a successful career in education?

I'm interested in education, but I would like to get more experience before I invest in the degree, and I would like to get a better understanding of the different options in education. Any input is greatly appreciated! #teaching #education...

#career-paths

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Leslie Finger | Ph.D. Student in Political Science at Harvard University I think there are many ways to answer this question. To ...

What is the career path to a successful career in politics?

What is the career path to working in politics? Politics seems really broad--working in government, working for companies or nonprofits that work with government--and I am a bit confused by the different options. But if I'm interested in figuring out what's politics is like in general (and I do...

#nonprofits #politics #government #career-paths

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Vanessa Williamson Not all kinds of political work are the same, and to ...

What is the path to a successful career in fine art?

I love to draw, paint, and be around art, but I'm not that it's a financially sustainable career option. I'm wondering what types of careers there are in fine art and what the path is to achieving those careers. #art #career-paths...

#fine-art

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Lily Mitchem Those who work in the fine arts may have different functional ...

What is the path to a successful career in international relations?

I am interested in working internationally, but I am not sure what type of college major or experiences I need to have in order to do so. #career-paths #international...

#international-relations

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Christina Shim I began my international career through the Woodrow Wilson School of ...

How to make a decision about careers?

I have heard a lot of different things about careers, from friends, family, and teachers, but I really have no idea how to make a decision. How do other people make this decision? When do they make this decision? #career-choice...

#career-path

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David Brune How to make a decision about your career and when to ...

What is the career path to a successful career in finance?

How does one become successful in finance? I have heard that it is very competitive, so I'm wondering what I need to do in order to have a successful career in finance. #finance #career-paths...

#banking

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Justin Pollack My career in finance has been focused on investing in privately ...

What careers should I explore if I want to work with animals?

I love animals, and I would love to have a career where I could work with animals. I know that being a veterinarian is one option, but I'm wondering what other options are available and the path to a successful career working with animals. #career-paths #veterinary #animals...

#career-options

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Emily Chester 1) In high school you must display an interest in learning ...

What is the career path to a successful career in law?

I am really interested in becoming a lawyer, but I have heard that it is not easy. I'm wondering how someone can become successful in law. #law #lawyer #career-paths...

#legal

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Alison Epting There are many paths to a successful career in law. However, ...

What is the career path to a successful career in technology?

I really like computers, and I that are and will be a lot of different career options in technology. I'm wondering what I should do now, starting in high school, to prepare for a successful career in technology #computer #technology #career-paths...

#tech

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Sumi Kim Here's my stab at an answer: Take programming classes or teach ...

What is the career path to a successful career in international health care?

I want to work internationally, and I work to work in health care. What are the different options, and how should I prepare myself so that I am successful? #healthcare #health #career-paths #international...

#career-options

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Joe Wilson Now, more than ever, our career paths in the 21st century ...

What is the path to a successful career in bio-engineering?

I want to be an engineer and I am also interested in biology. My teachers have told me that I should look into bio-engineering, but I'm wondering what I need to do in order to have a successful career in this field? And what skills I should work on and have? #engineering #science #engineer...

#career-paths #biology #bio-engineering

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Chrstine Krueger I would add - if you want to go into a ...

What is the career path to a successful career in private equity investment?

I am interested in finance, and in particular in private equity. How do I need to do to get a job in private equity investment? #finance #career-paths...

#investment-banking

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Nils Holum First, you need to get into a target school (typically the ...

What is the career path to get a job at a metropolitan police department?

I'm very interested in law enforcement, and I want to work for a police department in a city. What is the career path to working in a metropolitan police department? #police #career-paths...

#law-enforcement

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Carson Calvo Regardless of what you see yourself eventually doing in a police ...

What are some of the common careers in math-related fields?

Math is my favorite subject in school, but I don't know what kind of careers there are in math-related fields. Could someone provide some information? #math...

#career-options

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Matt DeLand Math is a tool that is indispensable in a huge number ...

What are some of the career options that people can do at a company like Google?

I think Google is a really cool company, but I don't really know what people do there. I imagine they are "technology" related jobs, but what does it really entail, and what are the different options? #technology #google...

#career-options

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Thureen Khan | Software Development Engineer at Dell Google is Computer/internet company, but like any other large companies it ...

What are some career options related to technology startups?

I am really interested in technology and entrepreneurship. I'm wondering what career options there are related to technology startups? #technology #entrepreneurship #startups...

#career-options

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 13:57

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Abhinav Agrawal A technology startup can be one of the most exciting places ...

What does a Healthcare Consultant at Arthur D Little actually do on a day-to-day basis?

I came across this link for a [Healthcare Consultant](http://tbe.taleo.net/NA7/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=ADLITTLE&cws=1&rid=39 "Healthcare Consultant") at Arthur D Little. I read the position responsibilities and qualifications and its so vague... #healthcare...

#consulting

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