Anyone had a tough first year as an associate? There's a lot to learn, senior bankers are demanding, stakes are high. Leads to stress and insecurity.

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Echo that, tough for sure, but to be honest, it was to be expected... Spent ten weeks the summer prior

Associate was the hardest years but also some of the most important. “Be a leader’ but you’re still stuck in the details. Focus on how to prioritize, always.

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