Recent Posts

This page shows you the most recent blog posts, podcasts, and videos on M&I. If you’ve been reading the site for a long time, and you want to catch up on recent additions, start with the list below:

Investment Banking Mistakes: What Happens When Interviewers Hire the Worst Person for the Job

Investment Banking Hiring Mistakes: What Happens When Bankers Use Poor Judgment in Interviews and Hire the Wrong People - Disaster, or Success If You're a Supermodel.
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Damn, It Does NOT Feel Good To Be A Banker: Investment Banking Apocalypse (The 2008 Financial Crisis)

How the collapse of Lehman and Merrill affects your recruiting efforts and what to do in the face of financial disaster.
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Book Review: The Recruiting Guide To Investment Banking

Review of Scoopbooks Recruiting Guide to Investment Banking: Better than Vault, but still much room for improvement.
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Damn, It Feels Good To Be A Banker: Book Review

Book Review of Damn, It Feels Good To Be A Banker: 3 Bottles Up. Highly Recommended.
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Sample Farewell Email: How To Go Out In Style

How to Write the Perfect Farewell Email and Go Out In Style - Without Pissing Anyone Off. Samples & Advice to Stand Out – for the Right Reasons.
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Becoming Frank Quattrone: Investment Banking Lingo 2.0

Guide to investment banking lingo: Downtime, Alt Tab, Staffer, Closing Dinner, DD and the MD (no not the doctor...).
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Investment Banking Lingo: How To Walk, Talk And Act Like Gordon Gekko

Understanding investment banking lingo: how to talk, act and think like a banker and do well in your summer internship or full-time job.
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Finance Headhunters

Finance Headhunters: Friend Or Foe?

Finance Headhunters: How to Work With Them, How Much They Help, How Much Money They Make, and What to Avoid.
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The Conference Room: How You Get Fired In Finance

Guide to getting fired in the finance industry: how to prepare, what to expect and what to do afterwards.
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Why Investment Banks Make So Much Money

How Investment Banks Make Money: Why It's So Lucrative, and Why They Make So Much Money Compared to Other Industries.
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