Why Aspiring Wall Streeters Should Read Every Section of the Newspaper

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Breaking into the Wall Street world is no easy feat.

It’s especially difficult for young people and students with non-traditional backgrounds and little finance experience.

Michael Ventura was once one of those students. He studied political science while he was …

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Job Profile – Financial Analysts

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What Is a Financial Analyst?

Financial analysts work with financial investments. They are hired by individuals and businesses who need help making investment decisions about stocks, bonds, and other types of investments. They often analyze …

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College Students: You Simply Must Do an Internship (Better Yet: Multiple Internships)!

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by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D.

As both an educator and a partner in Quintessential Careers, I get very frustrated when college students graduate and then tell me that they can’t get a job because employers disdain their lack of experience.We try …

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How to Land a Finance Job With a Bachelor’s Degree

Finance is an extremely competitive profession, especially at the entry level. The desks of investment professionals are piled high with the resumes of students who have dreams of big money, nice cars and getting on the path to being Masters …

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How to Answer the ‘Tell Me About Yourself’ Interview Question

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The first few minutes of the interview can make or break your candidacy. The good news is that the first question is practically a given.

By: By Chrissy Scivicque, Contributor | April 28, 2017

“Tell me about yourself.” This …

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