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I have a recent grad asking me some questions and figured I’d put it here too. I’m not in HR and not sure if anyone knows some secrets but, does anyone have any suggestions on what to say or highlight on a resume to break through IB? Other than the basic “analytics and use of numbers” which is all I have to say.

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Respect you trying to help but they should bomb interviews, learn from their mistakes, and refine their responses/story like the rest of us did for 6+ months

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Yep this is absolutely the best way. I was so natural by the end and it actually helped me figure out I did want to do IB, which banks I liked, etc.

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Heard it really helps if their dad becomes CEO of a client

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