Day three of my first deal (sell side) and we are already working till 11:00pm every night and I have to like clarify with people that I need time to go grab dinner? Normal? Or just unlucky on my first deal? General thoughts?

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Just grab it, no one is gonna be like “ hey no dinner for you “ maybe just give em a heads up that you grab dinner from 6-7pm

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This will happen from time to time. The nice thing is that when youre nor super busy its usually pretty quiet.

6 months in at EY senior level and its not always like this. Very deal dependent. Ebbs and flows

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Welcome to deals! Been like that for the bulk of 6 months for me

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