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    (Original post by AspiringBanker)
    Is it ok to start an application and finish it later (in a few weeks time) or should it be done ASAP? Also does anyone happen to have a list of banks, tests used and their test providers?
    It's fine, and look through the summer internship thread. I posted them up, cba to repost

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    Should I apply to banks that had rejected me previously (e.g. pre-u apps) from the same account? Will it make a difference?
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    (Original post by AspiringBanker)
    Should I apply to banks that had rejected me previously (e.g. pre-u apps) from the same account? Will it make a difference?
    obvs and no it won't

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    Btw, is the verbal tests the ******** ones where you get asked to pick something that "doesn't fit in" and then it's some ******** animal no foreigner has ever heard of? Or is it more humanised tests where you actually have to use your brain and read a piece of text and answer some questions.
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    (Original post by RWiz)
    Btw, is the verbal tests the ******** ones where you get asked to pick something that "doesn't fit in" and then it's some ******** animal no foreigner never heard of? Or is it more humanised tests where you actually have to use your brain and read a piece of text and answer some questions.
    Mix of both, try some out for yourself on like graduates first, assessment day etc.

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    (Original post by RWiz)
    Btw, is the verbal tests the ******** ones where you get asked to pick something that "doesn't fit in" and then it's some ******** animal no foreigner has ever heard of? Or is it more humanised tests where you actually have to use your brain and read a piece of text and answer some questions.
    The Credit Suisse one makes you read a passage then decide if a statement is true or false according the information you have.
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    Tests are done before any kind of interview right? Like, right after you send your application you must do the tests?
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    (Original post by Adrono)
    Tests are done before any kind of interview right? Like, right after you send your application you must do the tests?
    yh

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    yh

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    And if you do good you get invited for an interview. Alright.
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    (Original post by Adrono)
    And if you do good you get invited for an interview. Alright.
    Depends, some firms screen CVs before tests are sent out others screen after. You may well do a test, pass but still not get invited to an interview.

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    Depends, some firms screen CVs before tests are sent out others screen after. You may well do a test, pass but still not get invited to an interview.

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    I see.
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    you can apply for both SW and Summer right?
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    (Original post by Yua)
    you can apply for both SW and Summer right?
    As a first year (or second of four year)? No, not the regular summer analyst positions.

    But, you can of course apply to the few (2 basically) summer positions available to people at that stage.


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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    As a first year (or second of four year)? No, not the regular summer analyst positions.

    But, you can of course apply to the few (2 basically) summer positions available to people at that stage.


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    So the people applying for summer analyst positions are not 1st year students? So when do you do SA?
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    (Original post by Yua)
    So the people applying for summer analyst positions are not 1st year students? So when do you do SA?
    There is a how to get a job in high finance sticky, pls read it dude

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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    There is a how to get a job in high finance sticky, pls read it dude

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    Summer internship or travelling/volunteering in year one or work for a startup

    More prestigious summer internship year two

    Which is why I'm confused
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    (Original post by Yua)
    It says
    Summer internship or travelling/volunteering in year one or work for a startup

    More prestigious summer internship year two

    Which is why I'm confused
    More prestigious = SA. Anything you get in first year will be through cold calling or one of the first year summer schemes.

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    Does anyone remember when CS started interviews last year?
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    (Original post by RWiz)
    Does anyone remember when CS started interviews last year?
    They have the 1st wave of interviews for people that got fast tracked via the insight day late sept/early oct I hear.
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    Has anyone heard back from morgan stanley yet for summer 2017 or jp morgan chase for spring week?
 
 
 
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