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Recently accepted an Investment Banking Analyst offer. Can you give me some advice on what I should do early on in the role?

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1) always have a good attitude 2) check your work 3x over 3) if you can print out your work, print it out. Always easier to find mistakes this way 4) never, not once, bitch about working late 5) never, not once, unless you’ve effectively communicated with your team, be unreachable 6) workout and watch caffeine intake, especially when you’re at your busiest 7) remind yourself consistently why you’re doing this role 8) save your bonus 9) perhaps most importantly, find ways to make time for your family and your most crucial friendships. At the end of the day, life is not about working, but right now you are being paid the high dollars to be available, not because you’re highly intelligent so therefore, when you do have time, make sure to work on your relationship with family and important friends bc there will be many instances when you’ll be unavailable

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