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If given X area square footage and X length of the room, what is the room's perimeter?

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The answer is one.

Oops. Make that four

That's easy-f'rinstince, if it's a 500 square footer which is 25 feet long, you'd figure the other two sides at 20 feet. To get the room's peri, you just add the four sides-90 feet!

Why do you want to work for Merrill Lynch?

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How do you expect to get clients when you have no book of business. Keep in mind, this is a training job...

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Why do you want to work here?

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Barrage of questions based on STAR prototype

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After reading my business plan while I sat there, They asked me the name of a well-known organization that I am a part of. I just used the groups acronym. It is a group that people in his position are normally very familiar with. When I realized that he did not know who they were, I fought back the urge to ask if he was serious.

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Why do you want to be a financial advisor personally? Is it the money? Do you like numbers? What is it?

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Where else are you looking? (It didn't seem tough at the time but the feedback from the recruiter made it clear)

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Tell me how you plan on targeting high net worth individuals and getting access to them.

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Had to Roll Play

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