Monthly Archives: April 2010

MBA Preparation 42 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

I’ve been meaning to post on this for about a month now. According to CNN in February 2010, “Evolutionary psychologist Satoshi Kanazawa at the the London School of Economics and Political Science correlated data on these behaviors with IQ from

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MBA Preparation 41 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Want a Higher G.P.A.? Go to a Private College (NY Times Article) Average GPA at private colleges today: 3.3. Average GPA at public schools today: 3.0. Average Year 2006 GPA at UC Berkeley: 3.27 Harvard: 3.45 Stanford: 3.55 “Additionally, the

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MBA Preparation 40 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

If I say so myself, I said something pretty clever today. The auditor introduces himself and hands me his business card. I then replied, “Is this my go-directly-to-jail card?” Pretty clever, right?! 10 Phrases That Can Sink Your Resume Kill

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MBA Preparation 39 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Oh my goodness this week was a tough one.  It’s not just that the hours were long.  Sure 9-9 isn’t investment banking hours, but for a company this size, to have such a large swing in revenue every time I

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MBA Preparation 38 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Some “fun” facts about taxes (it’s due on April 15 if you haven’t filed already): 135,000,000+ taxes are filed each year. Average of the taxes owes is about $17,000. Average of the refunds for each household $3036. Ronald Reagan wrote

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MBA Preparation 37 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Forgive me if I become a hermit for the next 2 months. External Audit, Evaluation, Raising Capital, Exporting Cap Tables, Quarter Close. Not a fun April/May for me.

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MBA Preparation 36 – House Party – Financial Analyst – New York – 2010

Mark my words! Short RIMM. It’s now Apple, Android, and Microsoft. It was good while it lasted, Blackberry.

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