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    (Original post by bored565)
    Barclays test is a bloody joke it just goes on and on and on and on and on. Literally had to get snacks to keep me going after an hour...
    Haha, i'm going to be attempting it today. What type of things do they ask?
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    (Original post by bored565)
    Barclays test is a bloody joke it just goes on and on and on and on and on. Literally had to get snacks to keep me going after an hour...
    Is it basically a SJT?

    I'm always suspicious when they say it is untimed. I once did an EY app and did their ridiculously boring SJT over a period of an entire day. I thought I smashed it, but got rejected based solely on that, perhaps they realised I spent 8 hours on it? They probably thought I had reading difficulties or something.
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    Do you get tests automatically?
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    Can you apply for summer at Barclays as a final year?
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    (Original post by TheParham)
    Can you apply for summer at Barclays as a final year?
    Yes, on the application they ask if you are applying for an internship and are graduating in 2017 or 2018.
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    (Original post by AenigmaFx)
    Haha, i'm going to be attempted it today. What type of things do they ask?
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    Is it basically a SJT?

    I'm always suspicious when they say it is untimed. I once did an EY app and did their ridiculously boring SJT over a period of an entire day. I thought I smashed it, but got rejected based solely on that, perhaps they realised I spent 8 hours on it? They probably thought I had reading difficulties or something.

    Literally just an SJT mixed in with some super-basic maths*
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    (Original post by bored565)
    Literally just an SJT mixed in with some super-basic maths*
    did you receive tests straight away?
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    (Original post by bored565)
    Literally just an SJT mixed in with some super-basic maths*
    And they didn't ask for a CV or cover letter?


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    (Original post by egdargi)
    And they didn't ask for a CV or cover letter?


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    No they won't ask

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    I got the tests straight away. And no, as Prince just said no CV or cover letter. Just the standard application info.
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    (Original post by bored565)
    Barclays test is a bloody joke it just goes on and on and on and on and on. Literally had to get snacks to keep me going after an hour...
    What snacks you go for? Anything other than Oreos is a poor choice imo..
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    (Original post by Princepieman)
    No they won't ask

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    How do they select applicants then?


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    (Original post by alexjones1994)
    What snacks you go for? Anything other than Oreos is a poor choice imo..
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    (Original post by Turing)
    Haha. Funnily enough it was showing on Channel 4 last night xD.
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    did anybody get an email straight after the lazard numerical confirming if u passed/failed ??
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    (Original post by Turing)
    I dont think anything in TSR has ever made me laugh as much as this post loooool
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    any insight into blackrock short video interview?
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    Is anyone aware if HSBC accepts SA applications from final years/graduate students in IBD?
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    (Original post by TheParham)
    any insight into blackrock short video interview?
    100% competency for both questions.
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    (Original post by JWScandic)
    Is anyone aware if HSBC accepts SA applications from final years/graduate students in IBD?
    They don't

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