Anyone have success cold applying for VC roles and not in MBB? Just submitted an app last week and they should be reaching out this week, but I’m not sure how long to wait before giving up…

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Going through this rn… the recruiting process is entirely different. Many roles aren’t posted so you’ll probably have to network you way in

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I got an interview for a business analyst position at a soccer foundation for children and my dad told me to look into it because you never know if it will close a year into me working there

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Curious why they always ask "where do you see yourself in 3-5 years in an interview?"

What's da reasonnnn

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Hi fishes, I will be joining NatWest on 1st Dec in Data & Analytics vertical and my base location is in Gurgaon. Can anyone please tell if it mandatory to visit office now a days for all projects? Or how is it?
During my interview process I was informed that I can work remotely majority of times and come to office on need basis. But since all the offices are opening now. Just want to know the situation at NatWest.

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820 GMAT, 4.2 GPA at Ivy League undergrad, 5 years experience at MBB, what are my odds at M7?

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