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Fewer Harvard grads are going to Wall Street

Finance and consulting continue to be very popular career paths for Harvard graduates, but according to the Crimson's survey of graduating seniors these fields are still well below their pre-crisis peak in terms of appeal:

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It's just one survey of one college campus, but this is a good stand-in for the general state of post-crash finance.

Things really are different, and the people who say nothing has changed are simply wrong. But they're not all that different. It's how we've managed to simultaneously get a financial services industry that feels persecuted, and a general population that feels like Wall Street still rules the roost.

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