Prospective Goldman Intern Will Fight To The Death For GS

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I don't know how many of you are currently looking for new jobs and suffering through the painful process of figuring out what to say in your cover letter but if I may offer a suggestion-- take a page from one ambitious li'l college kid's playabook. He knew he wanted to work at Goldman Sachs and rather than temper his deep burning desire he shouted it LOUD AND PROUD. He wants to live and bleed Goldman Sachs and he doesn't care who knows it! He's not afraid to say, "Lloyd I will lay down in the road for you. I will kill a man in cold blood for you. I will do whatever it takes to get in at Goldman Sachs-- no questions asked-- UNTIL MY HEART STOPS BEATING." Even as he writes this letter he's getting calls and text messages from people asking what stocks he puts his money in today and where they should put it tomorrow-- he's got the street cred and the seed capital to start his own shop over summer break but he's not gonna cause he wants to do it for you Lloyd! For both of you.




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