Campus Recruiting

Important information to prepare for campus recruiting.

List of Target Schools

What are target schools? Target schools are the main universities investment banks recruit from.  The reason they are called target school is because the banks actively “target” their students by holding information sessions on campus and traveling to the school to conduct first round interviews. Below is a non-exhaustive list of target school, separated into...

GPA Conversion for Finance & Investment Banking Careers

Does GPA matter for investment banking jobs? Yes. Bulge bracket banks and almost all other investment banks will look at your GPA when applying for a job and you should include it in your resume.  Typically banks screen resumes based on GPA and will often remove anyone below 3.5. However, there is room for exception here, and exceptional...

Super Day

What is “Super Day”? If you’ve rushed for a sorority or fraternity in University, then you’ll likely have experienced a similar thrill to the thrill of the Superday. So you’ve passed the phone screen, the first interview, the group interview, and all the other interviews. When a firm thinks you have the basic skills and...

Resumes and Cover Letters

Investment banking resume guide Want to know how to write the perfect investment banking resume? We’ve got you covered with all the tips and tricks. Investment banking cover letter guide If you’re wondering how to write an IB cover letter, you’ve come to the right place. Use our cover letter template to help your chances of...

Pre MBA Courses

What are the most important pre MBA courses? Congratulations, you’ve received and accepted an MBA offer!  Now what? Let’s look at the most important pre MBA courses. MBA programs can be very challenging, especially if you’ve been out of school for several years and are struggling to remember back to your Accounting 101 days.  Or perhaps you didn’t...