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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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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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Preparing for your Advisory internship I'm going to be starting my advisory/consulting internship in about 3 weeks in New York. Except the soft skills like networking and communication plus technical skills like modeling, that I've already developed How else can I prepare for my internship? Goal is to get a return offer! If there's any s...
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MBB vs. Deloitte S&OWanted to get general thoughts on leaving an MBB firm as a well performing consultant to join Deloitte's S&O practice as a manager. I have substantial previous experience in a practice they are trying to grow and will have strong access to firm leadership. I am hesitant leave in the event a yea...
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Relocating to London? Anyone from? I apologize if this the wrong section, it is my career so it seems appropriate. I was given the opportunity to relocate to London for work. I will still be travelling mon-wed/thurs doing the same thing but covering Europe/Asia. I'm leaning towards doing it. What should I know about London? coming f...
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Northwestern University Case Practice Partners APD/ADC/MBAI thought I'd start a topic to bring together candidates from Northwestern. Some of us are going to Bridge to BCG, and McKinsey Insight. These will be great opportunities for us to network. But I'd like to find other people on campus who are seriously pursuing a career in consulting, and up for prac...
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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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Second MBA - Am I crazy?I know getting a 2nd MBA is usually basis for the Looney bin, but I'm wondering if my situation is just unique enough for it to make sense. Looking at Kellogg’s 1Y MBA, which accepts students seeking second goes as long as the situation merits it. Also of importance, I’ll add that doing this wo...
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Thoughts on crashing MBA-only networking events? Any thoughts on attending MBA-only networking events when you're doing a regular masters in another discipline? Will it convey ambition or put a black mark next to your name? I'm only thinking about doing this since there aren't many other networking events for the big firms right now, and since the...
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Med to B School? Chances?moved question to diff forum ...
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Consulting SalariesJust thought I'd toss this here for anyone thinking of consulting as a career: Latest information from Management Consulted - UPDATED 2015 = = = = = 1st Year Out of MBA/Grad Program = = = = = Accenture MBA Salary Signing Bonus: $35,000 (Canada: $15,000) Base: $135,000 (Canada: $140,000) Relocation: ...
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Life after FTI? Hoping someone might be able to offer some advice. What other companies/positions do people normally go into coming from FTI Consulting? I am thinking of taking a job with them but started thinking further down the road and wanted to know potential exit opps. thanks!! ...
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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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Offered position at startup, leaving consultingHi all Long time lurker here looking for some general thoughts and advice from the community. I am currently a Senior Consultant at a Big 4 consulting firm (not MBB, think the Big 4 accounting firms...) in the Strategy division. Our division have a strong focus on Commercial Strategy for FTSE-100 an...
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Looking for case practice partner! (DC; Skype; FaceTime; etc.)Hey all, I am an advanced degree candidate in DC and looking for a case partner for the upcoming recruiting cycle. Hoping to find someone who's also an advanced degree candidate or MBA to practice with on weekends in the afternoon or evening, or weekday evenings. Let me know if you're interested! ...
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AMA: Consulting > F500 > bschool/startupsHey all - been part of the community for several years now. Figured it was my time to lead one of these. Background: worked several years in management consulting before transitioning to a strategy position at a F500 company. Also recently accepted to a number of M7 business schools. Working on ...
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Investment Transitions at TWHi, I've recently accepted a job with TW in their Investment Transitions team having just come out of University. I obviously did my research prior to applying/stages/offer etc, but I just have a few questions that I hope you guys can help me with: 1) How prestigious/lucrative is Investment Transiti...
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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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Digital Marketing to Management ConsultingHi, My background is in digital marketing and business analytics (client side) and I'm about to start my MBA. If you had a similar background and successfully transitioned to consulting, can you share insights on what I should highlight in my resume and cover letter, what courses I should take in my...
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Superday - Was I rejected?I had a final round for a consulting firm last Friday. I sent out the typical "thank you" e-mail to the interviewers and recruiter. I heard back from one of the interviewers on Monday that it was a pleasure to meet me and that HR will be contacting me later this week. Well, this week is pretty muc...
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Background check - rescind offer?Hi all, I've accepted an offer from Accenture but won't start till August. Meantime, a background check will be done (according to recruiter in June). When I fill out paperwork, I will not omit any of the following: I have 3 misdemeanor charges on my record from 2007: Assault - dismissal with prejud...
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Am I making the right decision (Summer Opportunities)?Hi All, A while back I received a verbal offer to intern this summer at a notable tech company in the San Francisco Bay area doing business operations type work. It's not a Google or Facebook, but pretty close in terms of popularity/notoriety and the product is really interesting. Anyways, I initial...
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Skype Case Interview PartnerHi, I'm looking for a Skype case interview partner to go through some case studies. I'm pretty much a beginner but I've briefly gone through Victor Cheng's stuff, Case in Point and some MBA casebooks. I've got an upcoming interview with McKinsey so I'd like to try some command and control/interview...
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MBB: Applications to offices in multiple countries?I am opening this thread after carefully checking there's no duplicate using the search function. Say because of my background I would have legitimate reasons (studying in several countries etc) to apply to MBB consultancies in the US plus 2 Western European countries (think UK and France). For eac...
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Booz Allen Hamilton govt. exit oppsWhat are the exit opportunities in government, coming from consulting at Booz Allen Hamilton or another federal consulting practice? I’m a sophomore at a state school where BAH recruits, and I would like to do consulting for 10-20 years; eventually I want to run for Congress. ...
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