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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 i...
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Management Consulting in Calgary, ABAnybody in Management conluting based out of Calgary, AB....or know anything about it? I know McKinsey has a relatively small office in Calgary, but what about Deloitte and Accenture and others? Anyone know how big the groups in Calgary are??? Also, are most of the clients for these firms' offices ...
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Citi consumer banking vs EY consultingI'm considering the above two opportunities and my area is big data consulting. Can anyone shed some light on the two companies and specifically what is the work/ growth environment for Citi's Consumer banking business? ...
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Staying at client sites during weekends?Hello all When engaging on studies far from home office, is it possible to stay at clients city once in a while during the weekend? (every 2nd or 3rd week) So working remotely instead of being at home office during fridays Possibly get "ticket refund" or significant other flown out instead of buying...
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How do you enter the consulting industry when you're 27 years old and have no MBA?Hi guys, basically my situation is that I graduated from Purdue with an electrical engineering degree and went into a power engineering field. Here, I did technical consulting for one of BP's largest oil refineries for roughly 3 years. If I wanted to enter the consulting industry (such as managemen...
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How soon is too soon to leave?Hello everyone, I am an advisory associate / analyst at a Big 4. I'm a campus hire who has been with the firm for a few months now. Although I enjoy the brand name, I find that the scope of my work can get dull at times. Anyways, so I get these occasional messages from recruiters. Some of these are ...
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Oliver Wyman - Reputation/Exit Opps/PayHi All, I would be interested in joining OW and am assessing three criteria, namely, their reputation, exist opps, and pay. I am particularly interested in seeing what they have to offer in the Middle-East (read, Dubai) relative to other consultancies. Any insight would be much appreciated. ...
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Wharton case bookFriends: Anywhere I can actually print the Wharton/Ross/Kellogg etc case books? Only link that I found is all secure PDF's. ...
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FTI Consulting InterviewHi everyone, A little background - 2nd year associate in Big 4 assurance practice trying to make the move into the consulting world. Have a phone interview with a consultant and video interview with a director next week. If anyone has any tips, suggestions, or can give me a brief overview of how th...
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Consulting Resume Review - M7 Pre-MBA (Please Help!)Friends, I'm looking for a little resume guidance. I'm applying to a few pre-MBA programs and can't utilize career services at my MBA program yet. I don't want to hand in a piece of cr*p that comes back to bite me in recruiting season. A few things I left off: My undergrad was my second universi...
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Consulting Resume Review - M7 Pre-MBA (Please Help!)Friends, I'm looking for a little resume guidance. I'm applying to a few pre-MBA programs and can't utilize career services at my MBA program yet. I don't want to hand in a piece of cr*p that comes back to bite me in recruiting season. A few things I left off: My undergrad was my second universi...
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How would you solve this case?Our client is a ski company. At one of their ski parks, they are facing long queues at the ski lifts. They would like us to reduce the amount of time their customers spend waiting. In order to do so, the company would like us to investigate two ski lift alternatives: 1) Installing a Faster Ski Lift ...
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MBA Tier 2 Consulting Internship to MBB FTHi all, question about FT recruiting for MBA. Background: Boutique consulting and corporate strategy before M7, solid GMAT if that matters at all; did not make it past any MBB R1. I want to position myself for an MBB offer in the fall. Any tips on keeping in touch with consultants with whom I felt a...
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Looking for a partner to practice case interviewsHello, I just started with my case interview prep and I'm looking to partner with someone to practice cases. Anyone interested? ...
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Blog/Resumesorry if this is in the wrong forum Hi everyone, I'm creating my linkedin profile and I saw some people link a personal website in their profile. This is usually a blog/resume and it seems to give a little more of a person's personality and in depth explanation of work experience including slide sho...
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What is the difference between Deloitte S&O - Finance (M&A) and Deloitte Corporate Finance?[Note: This is my first time posting. I promised I tried the search function first.] I'm trying to figure out the differences between two groups at Deloitte: Strategy & Operations (Mergers & Acquisitions function) and corporate finance. I understand that S&O is part of their management c...
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Asking to be considered for a different officeI have a second round interview scheduled with a boutique firm. (I am finishing my PhD and their work is right up my alley.) Thing is, for personal reasons (i.e., my partner has just received an offer they can't refuse elsewhere) I would like to be considered for their office in another EU country i...
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Case Study PartnerLooking for a case study partner to crank through cases over the next several weeks. About me: I have ~3 years of experience as a tech investor and am now transitioning to strategy/PM roles in industry. These roles tend to be case-study heavy thus the need for a practice partner. Please PM me if in...
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Living with your parentsWith the constant travel in consulting is it ever a good idea to move back in with your parents post undergrad? This is assuming that they are within commuting distance (below 1 hr commute). Pros are that you will save a boatload of money (rent is too damn high especially in nyc) however you will lo...
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LOMS - Victor ChengHello I am preparing case studies interview, considering applying in 2012. I have read Case In Point, and working on Vault and Ace Your Case books. I am wondering whether Victor Cheng's Look Over My Shoulder video is useful? Many thanks ...
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PM me to share LOMSI am looking for someone that already has VCs LOMS and willing to share the cost! Please PM me! ...
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Applying to MBB europe offices from the USHey you guys, I'm a 4th year PhD student in biomedical engineering trying to explore her career options. Could some of you comment on applicants from the US applying to European offices (amsterdam/brussels/london)? I did my undergrad at an ivy league school and currently doing my PhD at the top 15 u...
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Is consulting or finance realistic for me?Several of my friends have told me that they think I would like consulting and that I'd be good at it, but I don't see how I'd be a viable candidate anywhere. I graduated with an Econ degree from HYP but, due to depression related struggles, I ended up with a 2.7 and a very light resume. I'm just tr...
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Economist Exit Opps into ConsultingOffered Economist role by a global economic consultancy & forecasting company in NYC out of undergrad. The role evaluates and publishes monthly US Economic Forecasts and publishes a number of industry level reports outlining economic risks, etc. I'm interested to hear of anyone's career progres...
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Pursuit of HappinessWe always find happiness anywhere in the world. Psychologists also say that happy employees are more productive, more creative and less likely to leave. It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to create a fun environment at your workplace. If you embody your ideal corporate culture and integrate joy and...
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Economic Consulting to Management ConsultingJunior summer will be working at an economic consulting firm (think Brattle/Analysis/NERA/Cornerstone, etc). Depending on how this summer goes, I definitely also want to keep my options open and recruit for management consulting in the fall. I know that the skillsets are pretty different and both in...
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