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Old 13-08-2015, 12:03 PM
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Looking at the local bank MA pay I really wonder what is so attractive about it that so many fresh grads fall head over heels to apply. Their monthly seems a bit higher, but they don't pay aws at all, so if you add up the annual package it doesn't really seem higher than what a lot of other industries / public sector can offer to fresh degree grads.
2 reasons:

1) prestige. satki to work in bank
2) network. once u step in door means can socialise with the rich and move to ib/pb side & next time can make few hundred k a year.

of course in real life most ppl in bank just end up overwork & underpaid. only small minority will make it big.
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