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Why didn't you go into banking? I'm sure most people here had the opportunity to do both. In my case, culture was just not a fit whatsoever.

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Agree with S. I was a poorer version of banking analyst for two years and it's all pitch book creation. Also people in banking work long hours for no reason. The whole industry is inefficient, works unnecessarily on Weekends. Only ER physicians need to work on the weekends.

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The thing about banking is the hours are brutal, but the work itself is not that hard

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Banking work sucks. You spend majority of your time just managing the sell process and create marketing materials to sell your client's company. Banking = car salesman

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History major.

Don't agree with the premise of using money to make more money without there being any product or service exchanged for that "more money" + culture sucks

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so who here is actually planning on returning to working in the city anytime soon? (i commute from NJ)

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Does your practice rely on outsourced teams?

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