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SPOTLIGHT: Consulting Cabaret Rules and FAQsThe goal of Wall Street Oasis' Consulting Cabaret is to give our users the best possible snapshot of life in management consulting, from internships and recruiting to compensation and career progression. Working towards that goal, we've created a Frequently Asked Questions page for Wall Street in ge...
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2015 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for APD/ADC!Hi everyone, Thought I'd start a thread for 2015 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for advanced degree candidates. From the past years's posts, I expect McKinsey and BCG to be scheduling their 1st round interviews in early May. Please feel free to post updates and indicate which pr...
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Ex-McKinsey consultant here answering questions for at least a couple daysLeft "The Firm" a little over a year ago. I've been meaning to do this and just never got around to it; no time like the present! I'm doing an AMA at r/consulting on reddit as well, in case you run across that. I joined McKinsey in a mid-sized office in the US as a Business Analyst out of undergrad ...
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E&Y FSO Enterprise IntelligenceI'm in the interview process for a Senior Consultant position in FSO Enterprise Intelligence position in NYC. I am pretty confident that I am getting the job. However I am more interested in getting some info on what you guys know about that group. Hows the group? good opportunity for growth? how ar...
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Any interviewees hear back from McKinsey Emerging Scholars?Okay, goofy question, but has anyone here interviewed for the McKinsey Emerging Scholars program, and if so, have you heard back yet? Thanks! ...
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Breaking into Strategy Consulting, Deloitte S&O, OW, AccentureHey Monkeys, So, I've been taking an interest in strategy consulting. Does anyone know how likely it is to lateral into Deloitte S&O, Accenture Strategy, Oliver Wyman, etc. after their first year of post grad work experience? For reference, I work in IM for GS/MS. I love the responsibility, bu...
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Breaking into Strategy Consulting, Deloitte S&O, OW, AccentureHey Monkeys, So, I've been taking an interest in strategy consulting. Does anyone know how likely it is to lateral into Deloitte S&O, Accenture Strategy, Oliver Wyman, etc. after their first year of post grad work experience? For reference, I work in IM for GS/MS. I love the responsibility, bu...
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Consulting Salaries in London is S***!Recently, I was thinking of gaining some international exposure by moving to London. But the salary differential is really too large for it to be a consideration considering London is as expensive as where I'm based out now. In NYC, fresh graduates in big 4 consulting start on 70+k and MBA SC hires ...
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Consulting Salaries in London is S***!Recently, I was thinking of gaining some international exposure by moving to London. But the salary differential is really too large for it to be a consideration considering London is as expensive as where I'm based out now. In NYC, fresh graduates in big 4 consulting start on 70+k and MBA SC hires ...
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McKinsey Women's Leadership SummitHello there, I was accepted into the McKinsey's Women's Leadership Summit program. I was wondering how hopeful this should be interpreted as, how competitive it is, and how useful it actually was. I can't find much information online. Anyone know anything about it? ...
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Toronto Office Consultants - Looking for candid thoughtsThis forum is really US-centric so it is hard to really decipher relevant info I was wondering if anyone was willing to share their experiences working at a Toronto office. Specifically, I'd love to hear a more candid impression of the type of work, opportunities for advancement, culture and other n...
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Toronto Office Consultants - Looking for candid thoughtsThis forum is really US-centric so it is hard to really decipher relevant info I was wondering if anyone was willing to share their experiences working at a Toronto office. Specifically, I'd love to hear a more candid impression of the type of work, opportunities for advancement, culture and other n...
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A.T. Kearney vs. Deloitte S&O vs. Strategy&Interested in your views for post-MBA opportunities/prestige/exits etc. among these three. I've read older threads on this topic, have interacted with people in these firms and my take is this: 1. ATK - have an ambitious growth target, could be fun if they don't die doing it. People I met were all c...
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Experienced hire offer postponedI was recruited as an experienced industry hire into one of the strategy consulting firms. I received a verbal offer, was waiting on the official package, and then told that there were no open positions across the firm. HR advised that some spots my open up later this year and would reach out if a...
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Thoughts on EY's acquisition of ParthenonEY has confirmed they will be combining to Parthenon as part of their Vision 2020 growth model. "This is an important acquisition for TAS - the combination will strengthen our front-end corporate finance strategy services in line with our Vision 2020 Transaction Strategy and Operations (TSO) 'Big B...
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Trouble Sleeping When Traveling?I'm a poor sleeper in general, but not being in my own bed and thinking about work for the next day just exacerbates the problem. I spend all night tossing and turning and I'm worried it will start affecting my job performance soon. Do any other consultants have the same problem? Or thoughts/advice?...
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Big 4 Advisory Dress Code/Luggage SuggestionsHello all, I'll be starting my new job in Big 4 advisory soon and was wondering if anyone could provide me with more specific insights into the business casual dress code. I always assumed that in advisory, while the dress code is officially business casual, people tended to dress a bit more formal...
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Improving profile after failed MBB interviewsHey guys, I am currently trying to identify the best way of how to improve my chances when reapplying at MBB in Europe and any help is highly appreciated. Little bit of my background: - MSc from TOP10 EU business schools (graduated almost 2 years ago) - internship in industry (IT, business analyst) ...
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Improving profile after failed MBB interviewsHey guys, I am currently trying to identify the best way of how to improve my chances when reapplying at MBB in Europe and any help is highly appreciated. Little bit of my background: - MSc from TOP10 EU business schools (graduated almost 2 years ago) - internship in industry (IT, business analyst) ...
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GRE score on resume I got 167 Quant, 158 verbal, and 5.0 writing when I took the GRE. Is this score worth putting on a resume? I didn't bother to retake since I was only applying to quantitative masters programs and my verbal score effectively didn't matter. The quant and writing scores are obviously good, but I'm a l...
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Is "Connect with Bain" selective or does everyone get invited?Got an invite to attend a "Connect with Bain" event this summer. Anyone know if this is a selective event, or if everyone who applies gets invited? I'm getting a little burned out with all that has to be done before school starts, so I'm not sure if it's worth the 12 hour round trip to go to this th...
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Post MBA title, level and industry options????Quick question folks. Trying to figure out if it's possible for someone to start out at M, B, BCC post MBA at a higher level than typical MBA candidates. My rationale for the question is by the time I begin my MBA, I will have 6 years experience, mostly relatively transferable. I've managed to pull ...
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EY TAS (OTS) to Parthenon-EYHello, If someone is working in EY's Transactions Advisory Services (TAS)' Operational Transaction Services (OTS) practice, would it be possible for that person to transfer to Parthenon-EY? They are housed under TAS so at least its the same group but I understand that they are strategy focused. Ho...
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Export and comparative advantageI quote Ricardo from Wikipedia here: "if two countries capable of producing two commodities engage in the free market, then each country will increase its overall consumption by exporting the good for which it has a comparative advantage while importing the other good, provided that there exist diff...
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Export and comparative advantageI quote Ricardo from Wikipedia here: "if two countries capable of producing two commodities engage in the free market, then each country will increase its overall consumption by exporting the good for which it has a comparative advantage while importing the other good, provided that there exist diff...
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