3.7-4.0 GPA Student Interviews
Check out the type of amazing results that students get when they complement their great GPA by becoming a well-rounded and flawless candidate
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Landed Every Elite Boutique and Bulge Bracket Offer He Applied For
Our student Bradley is a rising junior who has already secured offers from banks like Perella Weinberg, Citi, and Evercore. As of this interview, he’s also been fast-tracked to superday interviews with Goldman Sachs (update: got the offer). Hear him talk about how he went from a bioengineering major who knew very little, to securing offers from every bank he’s applied to so far (100% offer rate) with the help of Wall Street Mastermind.
Used WSMM to Stand Out at Wharton and Secure a Top EB Offer
Our student Sydney first started feeling behind with IB recruiting when she saw all her Wharton friends applying for sophomore summer internships while she hadn't even given recruiting any thought. She initially tried to research investment banking using Google and Youtube but found it highly ineffective. After joining WSMM, she secured numerous 1st rounds and 5 superdays, eventually accepting an offer from Centerview.
From No Finance Experience to a PJT Partners Offer in Just 3.5 Months
Our student Jenn secured her junior summer offer from PJT Partners by April of sophomore year. Hear how she went from no finance experience and not knowing how to get her foot in the door, to getting her first relevant internship within one week of joining, then getting offers for sophomore summer internships with two global banks, followed by her junior summer internship offer at PJT Partners – all within just 3.5 months of joining WSMM.
Cameron (UT Austin)
Offers From Moelis NYC and Rothschild NYC Despite UT Being a Non-Target
Our student Cameron had dreams of working in NYC. Unfortunately, UT Austin was only a target school for the Houston office but a non-target for NYC (only ~1 in 10 students from the school end up in the NYC office). Hear how Cameron overcame these odds to receive offers from both Moelis and Rothschild in NYC, in addition to Citi in Houston. Also hear about the difference between WSMM and the feeder clubs at school, and how they complement each other.
From a Non-Target School to an Landing an Offer From Morgan Stanley
Our student Noah is from a non target school and came to Wall Street Mastermind in January of sophomore year. Prior to joining our program, he had big dreams of working for a top tier bulge bracket bank, but struggled with landing interviews so much that he considered doing PWM as a backup option. Hear him talk about how he overcame seemingly impossible odds to get an offer from a top group at Morgan Stanley.
4 Offers (Including 3 BB’s) as an International Student
Our student Sinan is an international student from Turkey who recently secured four investment banking summer internship offers, including three from top-tier bulge bracket banks. We all know that the bar for hiring for investment banking is much higher when you need visa sponsorship from the banks; hear Sinan talk about how he was able to overcome this challenge, land his dream job, and make his parents proud.
Secured Offers From Morgan Stanley and Evercore as an International Student
Our student Pedro is an international student at Wharton. During freshman year, he applied to many bulge bracket diversity programs, but failed 5-6 first round interviews in a row. He quickly realized that getting interviews wasn’t a problem for him, but none of it mattered if he couldn’t ace the interviews. Hear how he joined WSMM junior year, completely transformed his interviewing skills, and landed offers from both Morgan Stanley and Evercore.
Confidently Turned Down Private Equity Offer and Ended Up With Goldman Sachs
Our student Andy had all the typical resources at his disposal (interview guides, finance clubs, etc.). He joined WSMM after realizing how those resources really weren't enough to stand out. Hear him talk about how WSMM helped him secure interviews with almost every bank he applied to, get multiple superdays, and even confidently turn down a private equity offer before eventually getting an offer at Goldman Sachs.
From Low-Income Student to Centerview, the Most Selective Bank on Wall Street
Our student Will comes from a low-income family, and had to take out loans and work part-time to go to USC. Despite Wall Street Mastermind being a major financial investment for him, he did what most in his position would be too scared to do and invested in himself. Within four months, he secured three job offers. He will be going to Centerview. Hear him talk about how it feels to change not only his own life, but also his family's.
Used WSMM to Go From Accounting Recruiting to IB at Morgan Stanley
Our student Isaac initially planned on doing accounting. By the time he realized that he actually wanted to go into investment banking, it was already halfway through sophomore year. Knowing he was late to the game, he joined WSMM to give himself the best chance at beating out his competition. Hear him talk about the difference between WSMM and other career programs like SEO, and how he ultimately was able to secure an offer from Morgan Stanley.
Only Student From His Non-Target School to Get an Offer From JPMorgan
Our student Julien came to Wall Street Mastermind as a rising junior from a non-target school who was struggling with investment banking recruiting on his own. Despite having spent 80-100 hours studying for interviews on his own, he completely failed his first technical interview with RBC. Hear what he did to transform himself as a candidate and end up as the only person to get into JPMorgan for investment banking from his school.
Luke (Santa Clara)
Evercore Offer From a Non-Target That Only Sends Two Grads Into IB Each Year
Our student Luke received a junior summer internship offer from Evercore. He attends a non-target school where just two students graduate into investment banking each year. Hear him talk about how he was able to overcome this obstacle of coming from a non-target school to getting an interview from every bank he applied to, before eventually breaking into one of the top elite boutiques on Wall Street.
Jack (Michigan Ross)
Chose IB Over Consulting and Ended Up at an Elite Boutique
Our student Jack joined WSMM right before sophomore year, when he was still choosing between investment banking and consulting. Prior to joining WSMM, he already had a pretty good resume with his school, GPA, and relevant experiences. With that said, he knew that anything less than a bulge bracket or elite boutique bank would be a disappointment. Hear how he ultimately decided on investment banking and used the help he received from Wall Street Mastermind to land an elite boutique offer.
Liberal Arts Background to Landing an Offer From a Top Bulge Bracket
Our student Chan was a liberal arts student who didn’t have much of a finance background. He thought he had a solid shot at breaking into investment banking, but joined Wall Street Mastermind sophomore year because he didn’t want to just break in -- he wanted to break into the best banks possible. Hear how he was able to do exactly that within just 4 months of joining the program, ultimately receiving an offer from one of the top groups at GS/MS/JPM.
Isabelle (John Hopkins)
Secured Multiple BB Offers From a Non-Target With No Finance Ecosystem
Our student Isabelle attens a non-target school with very few students pursuing finance. Wanting to put herself in the right environment that could give her the necessary recruiting support, she picked Wall Street Mastermind over some bigger Chinese investment banking recruiting companies due to the level of one on one support we provided. In the end, she ended up getting three superdays and receiving all three offers, including two offers from bulge bracket banks.
From Completely New to Investment Banking to Breaking Into Lazard
Our student Amit joined WSMM the summer after freshman year because he was serious about getting into IB and wanted the most efficient way of doing it. Coming from a semi-target school, he knew he had to step up his game to find a process that would ensure that all his efforts would not go to waste. Hear how he became one of the top candidates at his school and beat out target school students for multiple offers before ending up at Lazard.
3 Offers (2 BB’s and 1 MM) to Follow in His Dad’s Footsteps
Our student Kyle was a rising junior in college and the son of a long-time investment banker and private equity investor. Ever since he was young, he has always wanted to follow in his dad’s footsteps.
Hear him explain why he decided to get help from Wall Street Mastermind despite already having his dad in his corner. Also heard about how he ended up getting three different offers from top tier banks to choose from.
From an Already Good Investment Banking Candidate to Being the Best
Our student Kelly studied at a target school and was actually pretty qualified for banking. Although he knew he could probably get into banking by himself, he didn’t want just any bank; he wanted to be at one of the top groups in a top bank. To do that, he knew the resources at school weren’t enough to help him stand out. Hear how WSMM helped him land offers from two of the top three technology investment banking groups on Wall Street.
Passed on WSMM, Then Came Back and Got a PE Megafund From a Non-Target
Our student Jason is a non-target student who passed on WSMM initially, because he knew people who had gotten into banking on their own. After getting only two interviews and no offers from numerous applications, he came back and joined Wall Street Mastermind. He quickly started getting more interviews. Not only that, he achieved a rare feat - going from a non-target school directly to a private equity megafund.
Went From a MM Summer Internship to an Elite Boutique Full Time Offer
Our student Jason didn't realize he wanted to do IB until the summer before junior year. After interviewing with 10-11 banks, he ended up getting just one middle market offer for his junior summer internship. Not satisfied, he decided to enroll in WSMM to take his interviewing skills to the next level in preparation for full-time recruiting, ultimately securing an elite boutique offer from just the second firm he interviewed with.
Int'l Student Who Received Both Evercore NYC and Morgan Stanley HK Offers
Our student Bryant was an international student from Korea who became interested in investment banking after serving his military duty. Hear him explain why the help he got from Wall Street Mastermind was more useful than the advice he received from upperclassmen. We also discussed the difference in IB recruiting between the US and Asia, given he got offers from both Evercore NYC and Morgan Stanley Hong Kong
Edward (UVA Mclntire)
Broke Into Banking Despite Not Being in Any Finance Clubs and Starting Late
Our student Edward was not a member of any of the prestigious finance feeder clubs at his target school, where most of the successful investment banking candidates came from. Because of this, recruiting caught him by surprise and he started the process late. After interning at a small boutique investment bank during his junior summer, he recruited again for full-time and was able to successfully secure an offer from Rothschild.
Rukhsar (Baruch College)
Overcame Her Low Income First Gen College Profile to Land Multiple Offers
Our student Rukhsar is a first generation college student from a low income family. She initially attended community college to save money but transferred to Baruch as early as she could just to recruit for IB. During COVID, her dad lost his job so she ended up working two jobs totaling 70 hours a week to help pay the bills. Despite all of these obstacles, she persevered and secured three top offers including UBS and Jefferies.
Received 15 Interviews and Passed on His Citi Offer to Accept Bain Capital
Our student Jared started working with Wall Street Mastermind during his sophomore spring. His original approach of reading investment banking interview guides that he received from upperclassmen wasn't working for him, so he decided to get help. Hear him talk about how he was able to secure 15 different interviews, and why he ultimately chose a role at private equity firm Bain Capital over the bulge bracket Citi.
Got a Bulge Bracket Offer Despite Starting His Recruiting Process Very Late
Our student Andrew didn't decide to pursue IB until the end of sophomore year. By then, a lot of bulge bracket and elite boutique banks had been recruiting for months. He quickly joined WSMM to accelerate his interview preparation process, which made a huge difference as he got a first round interview immediately thereafter. After just a week of studying, he aced his interviews and secured a bulge bracket offer.
Advanced to 7 Superdays and Received 6 Offers Before Accepting BofA Offer
Our student Kevin comes from a liberal arts school and didn't have any friends or family who knew about finance. Hear him talk about the one email template we gave him that got him compliments from investment bankers and allowed him to network with multiple senior bankers. Also hear how he went through seven interviews within a 4-week period and got six offers before accepting Bank of America.
Pavan (Case Western)
From Masters Candidate at a Non-Target School to a Guggenheim Offer
Our student Pavan studied at a small non-target school called Case Western. He realised that he wanted to get into banking towards the end of freshman year, but couldn’t get any interviews. During senior year, after realizing his own strategies weren’t working and that time was running out, he joined WSMM. Hear how he was able to secure an offer at an elite boutique despite his extremely late start with recruiting and being from a non-target school.
Followed His Brother Into WSMM and Secured a Bulge Bracket Offer
Our student Tyler was feeling lost with recruiting prior to joining WSMM. He wasn't getting a lot of traction with his networking and was starting to feel overwhelmed given how much further along his peers at school were. He learned about WSMM through his older brother, who also recruited successfully through our program. Hear how he caught up to his peers with WSMM's help and secured a bulge bracket offer.
Landed Jefferies by Networking With 350 Bankers Despite Having Few Alumni
Our student Jared is from a small non-target liberal arts school that has barely sent any alumni to Wall Street in recent years. Despite these odds, Jared learned how to network from WSMM and ended up speaking with 350 bankers during his recruiting process. Hear how he was able to get selected for interviews with 10 firms, move on to multiple superdays, and eventually secure an offer from Jefferies.
Kevin (Florida A&M)
Went From a Non-Target MBA Program to Landing Multiple Bulge Bracket Offers
Our student Kevin had been dreaming of IB for 15 years before joining WSMM. In between, he tried entrepreneurship, worked in ministry, served in the Army, got a Masters in Finance, and worked at a state prison. Unable to break into IB, he decided to join WSMM during his MBA program at Florida A&M. Hear how he landed multiple bulge bracket offers with our help despite not having any prior finance work experience.