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The Fast Track

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Investment banking and management consulting are the most sought-after careers for the two million students pursuing business degrees each year. In this step-by-step guide, Mariam Naficy provides an insider's account of these competitive fields and offers information critical to securing an entry-level job, including: Comprehensive overviews of each field, the history of the business and where they are headedTips on preparing an irresistible resume, securing and surviving interviews, how to weigh your options and establishing contacts whether or not you're still on campusInsider interviews with people at every level--from first-year analysts, to a CEO of a major bank, to the recruiters themselvesHard-hitting profiles of the top 40 firms across the country with information applicants can't find anywhere elseshow more

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About Mariam Naficy

Mariam Naficy, a graduate of Williams College, worked as an analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and as a consultant at Gemini Management Consulting, where she recruited new employees. She is currently pursuing her MBA at the Stanford Business School.show more

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Get an Insider's Edge on Launching Your Career. Are you thinking about working for the likes of McKinsey, Merrill Lynch, or Salomon Brothers? Thousands of undergraduates, MBA students, and others are rushing for prestigious entry-level positions in the highly competitive and lucrative fields of management consulting, investment banking, and securities trading. How are you going to compete? In "The Fast Track, experienced recruiter and fast-track insider Mariam Naficy helps you make the right decisions every step of the way as she guides you through the rigorous, highly specialized recruiting process. The Fast Track includes: Comprehensive job descriptions of consultants, analysts, and traders, explained in layperson terms.Over twenty in-depth interviews with people in the business at every level from first-year analysts to CEOs and recruiting managers. Tips on preparing an irresistible rUsumU, giving a great interview, and choosing the right firm. Listen in as recruiters at a top firm review candidates they interviewed.Profiles of the top forty firms across the country with information you can't find anywhere else, including career paths, office culture, and interviews with employees.show more

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