Undergraduate Blog / Author: Calvin Wang

Calvin Wang

What I Have Learned and What I Would Do Differently

My time at CFR has come to an end, after 11 weeks working full time as a financial analyst intern. I have learned a lot and worked on many projects during my time at the firm, and I wanted to highlight some of my key takeaways from the summer, as well as give some advice…

Calvin Wang

Making the Most of the Rest of Summer

It’s late July. I start RA training in 2 weeks. Thus, my summer internship experience is coming to an end. It has been a great time working at CFR, but before school starts up again, here are some of the things I am aiming to accomplish. These involve both professionally focused goals and a mix…

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Flexibility and Breaking the Mold

I work at a financial consulting firm. Stereotypically, you would imagine a bunch of serious men and women, dressed in suits, 3 espressos deep, and crunching some ridiculous formulas into Excel. I’m here to tell you that a position in finance does not have to be that way. As an interpersonal, extroverted person, I am…

Calvin Wang

Taking Initiative as an Intern

We all know that as an intern (or anyone starting out in a new position) one of the best ways to stand out in a group is to take initiative. It shows your supervisors that you actually care about the work that you are doing and take your work seriously enough that you won’t just…

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Hand Father Time His First “L”

Time management is important no matter who you are or what you do. For students, it can be the difference between a 3.8 and a 3.0. For business people, it often is the difference between a closed deal and a frustrating failure. As such a skill is so important, it is shocking to see the…

Calvin Wang

My Goals to Succeed as a Financial Consultant

This summer, I will be interning as a financial analyst at a consulting firm specializing in deals, litigations, and transactions that merge finance and economics. CrowninShield Financial Research was founded by Babson finance professor Steven Feinstein and has served as the leading financial consultant to a number of large securities litigations firms over the years.…