Take a good look at the picture up top. Mom. Kids. Hanging out on a Saturday, like a family. But where’s dad? At the office? A strip club? None of the above. He’s working out, which is why mom wants to divorce and/or kill him. Read more »
MBA v CFA
Are you among the happy 36 percent? What will you be doing to celebrate? Running out and buying the next level of books during lunch? Not as lucky? Feeling like you just threw away the last four to six months of your life? Want to get angry? Want to make someone pay? Want to see the institute’s denial of your quest to put their precious three letters next to your name with three letters of your own? Or just have a good cathartic cry? Read more »
“They steal all the boys, they must have superhuman powers.” Read more »
How many times have you sat in a meeting only to be called on by your boss to answer a question you’re not even sure he’s speaking English on? How many times has Steve Cohen called you on a Sunday night and peppered you with brain busters about a company you’re supposed to know inside and out but in this case have never heard of, which is not an acceptable response? How many times has the FBI made an unannounced visit to your office demanding to see you break dance on the trading floor or they’re shutting the place down, and you can’t even box step? Read more »
Luis Caselles Peréz, pictured, is a Spanish-born business student who recently set up a website in order to share a dream, which he states plainly:
“As a Master student, I feel that the environment evolving from this and the resulting new paradigms of the industry offer many learning opportunities. Being in my last year of Business School education, I have a great opportunity to become the man I always wanted to be: an Investment Banker.”
A Columbia business student recently sent out an email peddling billions of dollars of iron ore to his classmates, pitching them and anyone they might know on the deal. It’s unclear how much money has been raised so far, but we figured we’d help cast a wider net. If you’re interested– get in touch!
From: [redacted at Columbia Business School]
To: All Students
Subject: For Sale: $13B of iron ore, +$10B of rare earth elements
I’m actually serious. This is a deal that I’ve put together.