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Rising Senior with Mediocre GPA Resume ReviewHi everyone, I'm a rising senior with a mediocre GPA and I'm interested in breaking into Management Consulting. Ideally MBB, but I don't know how realistic that is with my GPA. Please review and give me suggestions. When I convert the word file to pdf, double spaces seem to populate between words so...
kh4rnage
013 min 32 sec ago
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2016 APD/ADC MBB Full Time Recruiting UpdatesHey guys, Thought I'd start another thread for those of us APDs/ADCs (read: spent too many years in school) who are applying for full time positions either this Spring (BCG) or later in the Summer. Let's try to provide sufficient data so it's less confusing: Current location(Northeast/west/south)/i...
suehlee88
233 hours 1 min ago
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Monitor Deloitte Canada, experienced hire, salaryI am currently a Senior Consultant at a different Deloitte member firm, and applying to transfer to Monitor Deloitte Canada. I am proposed to join as a Senior Consultant. At my current member firm, undergrads join as Business Analysts and work their way up to Consultants and Senior Consultants. MBA...
patpat123
03 hours 52 min ago
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Target Undergrad Seeking Career Advice (MBB v IBD)Hey guys, First time poster, long time lurker here. Wanted to first reach out by saying thanks for all the advice you guys have given out in previous posts on this site, the tangible effect it has is ridiculous. I'm currently a rising junior at a Top 20 university, top 10 Undergrad Business School (...
PabloPicasso1126
412 hours 45 min ago
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larger consulting firms: how does it work, when does the billing start?Hello WSO, I invented something with a lot of market potential. It looks like I'll need a somewhat big (maybe even really big) consulting company to help me with the final steps, working out the details, contacting potential international joint-venture partners, structuring the deal(s), etc. My ques...
Peter65
121 hours 53 sec ago
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Tier 2 to MBB before MBADoes anyone know if it is possible/common to make the jump from a tier 2 consulting firm (OW, Deloitte S&O, S&, etc) before getting an MBA? ...
flyers124
1021 hours 21 min ago
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Case Interview Math PrepWhich online case math training tool (there are quite a few) offers the problems that best resemble the ones from real life case interviews? ...
Jack334
01 day 23 hours ago
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McKinsey Senior Implementation CoachHi WSO! Does anyone have salary information for Senior Implementation Coaches at McKinsey? I would really appreciate it if someone could provide data on base + signing bonus + annual bonus + anything else that would go into total compensation. Glassdoor does not have any information about it. Othe...
movefast
12 days 12 min ago
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Move from Consulting to PE with only one year of experienceMy background: I graduated from top 15 U.S. university in spring 2015 and began my career as an analyst at [think Deloitte S&O / Accenture Strategy] in fall 2015. I've had a positive experience thus far at the consulting firm and could see myself staying there for a few more years, going to busi...
WallStreetMonkeyConcreteJungle
33 days 14 min ago
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MBB and other consulting internship recruiting for a SophomoreI'm aware that options for a college sophomore internship are limited, especially for someone who is not a diversity candidate (myself). I'm very interested in MBB after college and attend what is likely a semi-target, this summer doing an internship at a rapidly growing tech startup. Is it worthwhi...
McFlavin
13 days 47 min ago
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Recruiting Cycle for Consulting FirmsDear WSO Community, I've recently completed my Teach for America commitment in Memphis, TN. I taught High School mathematics for 2 years and I have a background in Economics and Biochemistry. From the information I've gathered from Teach for America, large consulting firms have an interest in hiring...
gpsbrar10
13 days 2 hours ago
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Equal pay for incoming consultants?I am an incoming post-undergrad at a prominent non-MBB consulting firm (e.g. ATK, OW, S&, Deloitte, etc.). I am also a returning intern. I am in the U.S. I noticed that the signing bonus and base salary in my offer are noticeably lower that those shown on Management Consulted dot com. Has anyone...
Jeffries
53 days 19 hours ago
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CC=>State School=>MSF=>ConsultingSpent 2 years at a CC then transferred to a non-target state school. Graduated from the CC with 3.6/3.7 (would've been 3.8 but got a bad grade in one class after being too focused on ec's) and I expect to graduate from the state school with a similar GPA with a degree in Accounting. Due to going to ...
wittyusrnm
04 days 17 hours ago
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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. Happy to ans...
Status_Quo
194 days 18 hours ago
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Low-ish GPA/Target SchoolI currently attend a target school (top 15 university) and have a 3.3 gpa heading into my sophomore year. I also am on a D1 sports team, run a business, and have solid ECs. What gpa should I have towards the end of sophomore year to lock up an internship for junior fall (I plan on taking off) or jun...
JBallard
25 days 2 hours ago
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Graduating in three years: What to say in interviews?Hey Monkeys, I'm a rising junior from a non-target (top 50 school) and I'll be graduating in three years. I know it's a little confusing, but basically that means I just finished my first year at college and I have two more to go. As such, I'll be recruiting this fall/winter for junior internships. ...
1600mPenn
45 days 2 hours ago
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Junior Year Consulting InternshipI am an international undergraduate student from Zimbabwe at a top state school (see username for hint) majoring in Political Economy. Given the trend of my lackluster academic performance, I anticipate my GPA to be around a 3.17 by the time junior year applications are due at the end of fall. On ca...
CubofWallSt
45 days 5 hours ago
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MBB salaries in Dubai?What are the current numbers for MBB post-MBA salaries in Dubai? ...
marcus2012
15 days 19 hours ago
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Preparing 300 hours for McKinsey and BCG offerHello everyone, I just signed and sent out the McKinsey offer. This is something I have not even dream about 4 years ago when I first found about the world of consulting and MBB firms. It was a very long journey. I could not always see how all dots will connect but being driven by ambition was the k...
SkyIsTheLimit
176 days 14 hours ago
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How to Land a Position Overseas Out of Undergrad?Currently a rising junior (non-target) aiming for a consulting position abroad after undergrad. Haven't officially decided on the area but I'd prefer not to be in East Asia. Although I'd prefer to work in Europe, I wonder if there's too much competition for those jobs, especially with me coming from...
wittyusrnm
06 days 22 hours ago
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One last consideration before making a life changing commitment.Need some input guys/gals. Going into junior year at a non target school w/ one internship in marketing, and one in a mm Investment Bank outside of the United states. Have a 3.8 GPA and been really committing towards Investment Banking. Really looking to get into a BB firm for next summer. Through ...
LongShlong
21 week 21 hours ago
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Liberty Mutual Corporate Strategy & Research Consultant InternshipI have a first-round with an F100 in-house strategy consulting group. I honestly have no knowledge of consulting, let alone this particular group. From what I understand, it's a small program (25 total people) and they only take one intern each year. The team "focuses on the strategic and operationa...
Boats and LBHoes
101 week 1 day ago
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BB Investment Bank vs MBB Consulting Is it harder to land an offer in a BB investment bank or in MBB consulting? ...
LongShlong
21 week 1 day ago
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IT Consulting to Top 10 MBAAll, I'm finishing up my first year in Big 4 Advisory (Staff/Analyst) and am finding it difficult to break away from IT consulting engagements. My end goal is to move away from tech and into finance/corporate F500 (business not IT) which many on this site say require an MBA from a top school. Shoul...
Mrs. Nesbitt
01 week 1 day ago
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Switching Bain to McKinsey/BCGCurrently doing a summer at Bain and considering switching to McKinsey or BCG. Would it be worth it for the prestige and exit opportunities? ...
superman21345
51 week 1 day ago
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Oliver Wyman (Financial Services)Hey guys, I'm asking this for a friend What is the general reputation of Oliver Wyman Financial Services? How do the exit opps compare to ibanking at a NYC boutique? Also, what's the travel like? What percentage of time do you spend out of NYC? Thanks ...
spiral9
241 week 2 days ago
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Accenture Strategy Manager Post MBA SalaryDoes anyone have nay insights on what the performance bonus for Accenture is after first year, I know according to management consulted it is 44k. However, that is only for a one time first year bonus. Is it like 12% of salary? Also I was wondering what the base salary for a strategy manger would be...
raider232
31 week 2 days ago
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Bain Pre Sccreening TestHi guys I just received an invitation to do a 25 questions (circa 45 minutes) online test for Bain. Tried to look for information around what this will look like but information seems conflicting or with no detail at all. Will it be like the McKinsey PST (i.e. three cases, 26 questions) or is it ba...
BBsaur1209
51 week 3 days ago
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Bryanston ResourcesHas anyone heard about Bryanston Resources? Looks like a pretty new boutique shop founded by former BCG partners. Would love to know more about this company from former/current employees. ...
marcus2012
11 week 3 days ago
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Can I transition into a mainstream consulting firm? - Profile insideHello All, I likely do not fit the typical profile of this forum's membership but would appreciate any relevant feedback you can provide on my next career steps. Introduction/ Background: I am a 37 year old with an engineering degree from a top 10 engineering school. After working in process and mec...
niphilli
51 week 3 days ago
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Resume Help for Non-Target School StudentI am a MBA student at a non-target school. I would greatly appreciate any advice to help get my resume ready for full-time positions. Thank you in advance for any help. ...
scdraider
51 week 3 days ago
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M&A Case Study Interview - Examples/HelpI have a case interview coming up that will be M&A related with a Big 4 and need some help. I'm imagining this will be operations related, as I'm interviewing with a post-merger integration group (experienced hire). The recruiter straight up told me I wouldn't be able to prepare ahead of time bu...
Mr. Bob Dobalina
21 week 4 days ago
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Advice about Cognizant Business Consulting Hi WSO, I'm writing for your insights! I was laid off from a Big 4 consulting firm (FS group) in March and have been looking around and doing some soul searching about where I want to go in life. Recently I had what appeared to be a final round interview with Cognizant for a Senior Consultant role ...
imlookingforajob
11 week 4 days ago
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Layoffs at DeloitteHearing stories of layoffs at Deloitte Consulting. Boston, Chicago, and LA confirmed. All in S&O. Firm does not appear to be doing well. Anybody here affected/know more? ...
marathon218
591 week 4 days ago
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MBB compensation differences by city in USHey everybody, is MBB post-MBA level compensation adjusted based on living cost / location in the US? I am currently negotiating a salary and would like to know what I could reasonably expect if I choose NYC vs other lower living cost location in the US, for example, Dallas, Houston, Philly, Chicago...
justinNYC
51 week 4 days ago
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Looking for issue trees examples Hi all!, I'm having a very difficult process of understanding how to create AND how to use ISSUE TREES in a MBB interview. Can someone please post or send me examples of good issue trees laid out in the first 4 minutes of the case? Also, is the process of building the tree documented anywhere? Any h...
dimaxy
41 week 5 days ago
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Putting Insight or Bridge on ResumeI am an ADC about to submit my McKinsey application, and I was wondering if I should include the fact that I attended Bridge? My guess is that I should, but I just want to be sure. Also, I've been wondering, I know McKinsey has a test, and I was wondering when one takes that test? (Is it just if you...
ashleeb
01 week 5 days ago
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Reasons to go into commercial consulting vs federal In the past I have interned with JP Morgan for two years and then Accenture federal services. I am about to graduate and would like to switch to the commercial side of Accenture. Is that a hard transition? What are good validated reasons to want to try out the commercial side. To me federal work of ...
cgvscw
51 week 6 days ago
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Resume Review: McKinsey Specialist Role AppI will be applying to the McKinsey Specialist role. Any feedback/suggestions on the resume will be extremely helpful. Thanks! ...
CuriousAlpaca
41 week 6 days ago
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Semi Target Schools for Management ConsultingI would like the list of semi target schools for management consulting. I will be attending Georgia Tech for finance degree this fall class of '20. I would like to know the lists of semi target schools to see if I need to transfer after sophomore year. ...
ekkicrowl
11 week 6 days ago
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4 Months in a F500 Consulting Firm, But I Need to Move For Personal Reasons. What do I do?Hey everyone, I'm wondering what's the protocol I should follow about changing jobs and/or moving after recently joining a new company. I graduated from a good midwestern school a year ago, and moved back to my east coast home city because my college GF was also moving there. My first job out of sch...
rt2k15
102 weeks 3 hours ago
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5 years ago, I was fired from Oliver Wyman. This is what I learned from it.Five years almost to the date, I was fired from Oliver Wyman (after 11 months at the firm, straight out of ugrad). This is when I'd walked into the year-end review genuinely thinking I'd be told I was promoted. There are a few words one never forgets, and the sentence that'll stick with me forever w...
bbjhva
632 weeks 6 hours ago
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Big4 Advisory in Europe as an American - Exit opps? I will try to keep this as concise as possible. I am a fresh finance graduate from a large state school in TX, decent GPA, internships. Towards the middle of my final semester I grew disillusioned by my selection of post graduate career options and landed a chance position to intern at a Big 4 advis...
AspiringSage
02 weeks 20 hours ago
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Non-traditional Path - Do I have any hope? Poked around these forums for a while, but finally decided to post. I've decided to pursue a career in consulting, but unsure about my odds of actually being successful. I realize that MBB is way out of the question, but would like advice on my chances for anything else (in the Midwest or Southern ...
iknownothing
22 weeks 1 day ago
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Non-target monkey looking to networkRising senior at a non-target USNWR top 50 school with a 3.5 GPA in economics and poli sci. I don't have management consulting experience but am interested in breaking into the industry full-time after I graduate. Lots of kids end up going to the Big Four consulting arms, Accenture, Booz and while I...
Gratisfaction
22 weeks 1 day ago
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Consulting - How to list projects?Hello fellow monkeys, Just a quick question that has bugged me through the years: - How do you list the projects you've worked on in LinkedIn and in your CV? Do you just write down the topics or go a little more in detail with the (whatever) impact you had on it? ...
goldarmor
42 weeks 1 day ago
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Consulting possible from a nontarget?Rising sophomore at UCSB, majoring in Political Science - 4.0 GPA so far. I'm looking into consulting and from what I'm taking, it's more competitive than banking. I'm looking at consulting because it feels like a good fit for me. I haven't done consulting-specific stuff, but I have interned with Wo...
retraction
32 weeks 1 day ago
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I took way too many easy classes, will this come back to haunt me?erfgrdgfgdfgdfgdfgdfgdgdfgdfgdfgdfgdfgfdg dfgdfgdfgdfgdfgdfffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffgfffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff ...
creamandcookies123
42 weeks 2 days ago
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MBB LA officesI looked all over this site and I found one, somewhat outdated and not super useful. They were are 5+ years old. I was curious if anyone had updated on how MBB LA, specifically the BCG office, fares relative to other offices. I am curious how LA stacks up against NYC, SF, Boston. ...
dontbugme
242 weeks 2 days ago
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Chances for an interview with McKinsey with strong referralRecently one of my professors offered to introduce me to her friend who just so happens to be a partner at McKinsey, and advocate on my behalf to have her look at my resume. My only concern is that my SAT score (especially my math) is horribly low compared to McKinsey's standards. Other than that my...
StevenMiller
32 weeks 2 days ago
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Bain Boston or BCG Boston or Mckinsey NY?Looking at these three respective offices of MBB for full-time. What do you all think? Pros/cons of each office/firm? ...
superman21345
22 weeks 2 days ago
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McKinsey Emerging ScholarsAnyone hear back for 2016 yet? ...
RandomDudeGuy
02 weeks 3 days ago
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I am in Corp. Strategy at a top BB --> What should I do next?A little background on myself - I am almost 1.5 years into my analyst position in the Corporate Strategy group at a top BB (think MS/JP/GS). The gig has been exciting - internal consulting with high-level exposure across the IB businesses and with senior executives. As an analyst I've covered advanc...
MillerGold
02 weeks 3 days ago
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Is this a red flag at this company? For a first round strategy consulting at one of the big 4, my interview got moved three days later the night before. Then when the interview came, my interviewer was late, yawned during the interview, then started texting in the middle of the case study. Furthermore, this guy was a director and not ...
caffeinater
322 weeks 3 days ago
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IBD Internship to Consulting RecruitingI'm 5 weeks into my IBD SA internship and I know that full time banking is not for me. I was wondering what the best way to approach my final 5 weeks here would be so I can leverage my experience for consulting. I also come from a non-target state school that sends ~4 kids to MBB per year, so the od...
Buckingham U
12 weeks 3 days ago
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BigLaw to Consulting (CA)Hi everyone, Currently contemplating leaving law for consulting, and any personal / second-hand experience would be much appreciated. I'm a first-year associate doing corporate finance in CA, mostly doing acquisition finance. Long story short, though I've done quite well my position so far to get e...
note7wins
32 weeks 4 days ago
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Tech/Strategy Consulting MBA Recruitment ProcessLong time reader, first time post. Thanks in advance for any insight. If the group/firm that I'm describing below fits your current or past experience, please message me. I'd appreciate the opportunity to pick your brain on the topic. I'm shifting my MBA recruiting focus to technology/strategy consu...
jhurd23
02 weeks 4 days ago
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Fired From ACNSo check this out.... I just got word I got fired from ACN last week literally a day after being back from a one year project abroad. Wondering what I did wrong I looked at my reviews from last years project (one above average, one average and one below average resulting in a 'consistent with peers'...
Perfecthindsight
92 weeks 5 days ago
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Best SUNY for Consulting?Transfer student from NYS and I'm trying to break into consulting after undergrad. I've been accepted into other schools, but for the sake of affordability right now I'm considering a SUNY. I've gotten into SUNY Binghamton, Albany, UB, and Stonybrook. Which of these would position me best for consul...
wittyusrnm
252 weeks 5 days ago
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How can a low GPA Computer Science major get a consulting internship interview?I am a incoming sophomore studying Computer Science at the University of Michigan. I have a low gpa (3.0 - 3.2). I have demonstrated leadership on campus (elected student government officer) and I have worked several part-time jobs. I am spending this summer (summer after freshman year) internin...
lostandneedstobefound
02 weeks 6 days ago
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MBB London Start DateWhen you receive an offer from McKinsey, Bain or BCG, what is the start month and is there any flexibility to defer the offer by a few months? Thanks! ...
L_STAR
12 weeks 6 days ago
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Thought Consulting Was My Dream...Now I Hate itMod Note: GREAT comment inside by user Hugo Bentley After fighting long and hard to secure a grad-level offer at a consulting firm, I've been there for a few months now and have realized I hate it. While I think a lot has to do with my current manager, who is something else, I find it extremely stre...
analyst2012
552 weeks 6 days ago
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How Helpful Is Alum Networking For Undergrad Recruiting?Hi everyone! I am at an undergraduate target and I am going to do corporate recruiting for consulting (McKinsey, Bain, etc.) in the near future. I am really interested in consulting and want to maximize my chances of getting an offer. Some people recommend cold-emailing alums and asking them for "in...
creamandcookies123
53 weeks 12 hours ago
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I interned at EY TAS during Parthenon merger; How bad would it be to put Parthenon on resume?Hey guys, So basically last year, a day into my EY TAS internship, the Parthenon merger happened. We got an email announcement, and so on so forth. Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think EY TAS technically operates under the Parthenon brand (or at least "Parthenon-EY") post-merger. Would it be a terri...
dubyawhy
103 weeks 1 day ago
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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...
siyaram
103 weeks 1 day ago
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McKinsey Consumer Marketing Analytics CenterAny info on this team - key skills required, career progression, etc.? I think this comprises of specialists, but not sure of their delivery models. Is it similar to the North American Knowledge Center at Waltham? ...
CuriousAlpaca
03 weeks 1 day ago
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IBM hiring processI've cleared the screen for a position as a project manager for IBM's public sector division, but this is taking forever! I applied 3 weeks ago and passed the screen that same week. Since then, it's been painfully slow. Does anyone have experience with thier process? I've heard they move slow, so...
PonderingWhileSquandering
03 weeks 1 day ago
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KPMG Strategy- interview process and reviewHello everyone, I have been selected to interview with KPMG's strategy practice in New York City for the Senior Associate role. Has anyone had an interview with the Strategy team? Any previous experiences or advice in terms of what to expect in the interviews would be appreciated! ...
Syed-Wafa
23 weeks 2 days ago
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AlixPartnersI'm currently a big 4 auditor and have a phone screen for acorporate investigations and litigation consulting associate position within the Financial Advisory Services group at AlixPartners. Has anyone been through the interview process? I figure since the phone screen is with HR it will be basic di...
Jray12590
23 weeks 2 days ago
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Investment Banking, Management Consulting and MeritocracyHello guys, I would like to share a thought on IB and management consulting. I want to emphasise that I am implicitly speaking of the entry-level experience till, say, 4-years deep into the job. As many people on this site state, a significant part of the IB job (at least during first several years...
Paper Plane
53 weeks 3 days ago
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2016 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for APDHi everyone, I would like to start a thread for 2016 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for advanced degree candidates. Please feel free to post updates and indicate which programs in which region you applied to! ...
Neverland-Liyi
3033 weeks 3 days ago
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Cognizant - Culture, Salary, Projects?Hi WSO, I'm currently interviewing with Cognizant I'm looking for your thoughts on the firm, salary, work/life balance, etc. ...
APPLEMENOW
03 weeks 3 days ago
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Industry >> consulting Do you ever hear of people going from consulting >> banking or buy side >> consulting at a higher level or different group? Let's say you spent 1.5 years in a Public Consulting Group, projects were in financial turn around and vanilla-process optimization. Then you got an offer at a buy...
Commissions and fees
03 weeks 3 days ago
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Travel when based in SF?Curious if the typical consulting travel schedule is different if you're at a MBB in SF. All the AMAs and Day in the Lifes talk about flying out Monday am and coming back Thursday PM. Is this every week if you're based in SF? I'd assume with all the companies HQ in the area (especially tech) you don...
BlueWing
13 weeks 4 days ago
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Kurt Salmon market opinionHow does Kurt Salmon compare to MBB in terms of retail/consumer goods? Exit opportunities? ...
CuriousAlpaca
43 weeks 4 days ago
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How am I going to escape software development with my MBA?My academic background: BA in Economics, MBA in Finance both from non-ivy (I did very well academically) My professional background: 4 years as a BI/Integration software developer (C#, SQL/SSIS), currently a senior software developer at a fortune 500 company. My issue: Upon graduating with a BA in E...
40Alpha
43 weeks 4 days ago
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Breaking into PE consulting out of undergraduate?Is it even possible? or do most firms look for prior experience before offering these types of positions? If so, what is the expected career path to get into this industry out of undergrad? ...
patrick99
03 weeks 4 days ago
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Consulting in Norway?I realize this is a very specific question but thought I would give it a go to see if I can get any more insight. I am currently working in consulting in London, but plan to move back home to Norway in a few years time after I've got a sufficient amount of experience. This would most likely be to O...
city_north
03 weeks 4 days ago
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PHD/MD/JD hiring at non- MBB firms.At firms like Accenture strategy, Deloitte S&O, Strategy&, LEK, AT Kearney, EY Parthenon, is advanced professional degree hiring actually a thing? Or is it something that is extremely rare? ...
Redelephant
23 weeks 5 days ago
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Strategy& - How to switch industry (vertical) alignment?Hi all. I will be starting at Strategy& this August out of undergrad. As some of you may know, S& aligns consultants to an industry vertical, supposedly determining which types of projects new consultants are placed onto. I'm currently aligned to Healthcare (HIA) but am much more interested ...
steviegg
43 weeks 5 days ago
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McKinsey Consulting vs. McKinsey Research (possible backdoor???)You guys are probably aware that McKinsey has 2 divisions that they hire in: Consulting and Research (supporting the consultants). A friend of mine received an offer from McK "Knowledge Network" as a Junior Research Analyst, and wants to know how good are his exit opportunities. I assume not that g...
wamartinu
374 weeks 1 day ago
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Post-MBA Deloitte S&O vs KPMG Strategy vs Strategy&I was fortunate enough to receive multiple consulting offers for post mba roles, and trying to make decisions now. Deloitte + reputation - offer in a mid sized city office Id rather not move to KPMG + small and very new practice + partners and managers I spoke to were brilliant, future sounded promi...
redpringles
174 weeks 1 day ago
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MBB => MBA or JD? Just curious about the prospects and utility of each of these degrees. I know someone will say "if you want to be a lawyer, get a JD, if not, get an MBA." I 100% agree with that statement. However, I am more curious about the future of these degrees. I've read online that JD's are only useful if you...
dontbugme
44 weeks 1 day ago
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Deloitte S&O vs PwC ConsultingI'm in the second year of my MBA.. and have 2 offers 1) SA @ PwC 2) SC @ Deloitte S&O The roles are similar, however it seems like Deloitte does more strategy, vs PwC mostly operations and implementation work.PwC came up with 10% more money and a much larger sign-on bonus. During the interview p...
moshennik
444 weeks 1 day ago
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Going To Consulting After Banking Internship--Help?I did an internship at a bulge bracket bank (investment banking) and realized that I would much rather do consulting. However, a lot of my previous experience has been finance-oriented. A lot of consulting firms will be recruiting at my school in the next few months. Do you have advice/tips on how I...
creamandcookies123
31 month 11 hours ago
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Riveron ConsultingI was wondering if anyone had any insights into Riveron Consulting (mainly Dallas and Houston office). Couldn't find much info besides some bad reviews on Glassdoor. Looking to their Acquisition practices which seems more like a Big 4 Due Diligence group. Any info on the culture, reputation and wo...
btt88
21 month 1 day ago
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McKinsey Knowledge Center?Anyone have any insights into the research analysts at McKinsey's knowledge center? I've seen posts saying that you specialize in a certain sector, but that wasn't the vibe that I got from my phone interviews. It is part of the transactions group and there is only 6 people in the group, 2 in the Nor...
throwawaybcpoor
21 month 1 day ago
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Is it possible to get in MBB as an entry level consultant after 2+ year experience?I am graduated from top tier university in my country. Have ~1 year at early stage PE & 6 months at Leading Telecom Corporate Development. I left my PE job because the lackness of the skill improvement opportunities in company. I did some great jobs over there. Attended institutional fundraising...
Emerging Markets Chimp
01 month 1 day ago
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MBB or AM to hedge fund?Hi guys, lately, I've been contemplating the next move in my career and I am looking for advice. The story is as follows: In October I am starting my last year at the university. I've just completed my Visiting Associate program at BCG at one of the CEE offices and received a full-time offer. Also, ...
Paper Plane
11 month 1 day ago
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McKinsey ImplementationHi, I'm in the interview process for an Implementation Coach position at McKinsey. I don't want to ask my recruiter these questions as not to provide the wrong impression. Basically, as an experienced hire 3-5 years out of undergrad, what can I expect in a compensation package? Does it vary by loc...
coleman12345
51 month 2 days ago
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Estimation questionHi guys, I was asked the question: Uber has become a monopolist in NYC. The company wants that any customer could order a taxi and it would arrive within 15 minutes. How many cars should the company have? I was wondering how you would all approach it! Thanks. ...
vn192
11 month 2 days ago
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Any chance at MBBHi, thanks for reading. I'm a PhD student at a top 5 target school in my discipline, and I'm looking into consulting. Obviously everyone wants to work for MBB, but I want to know if I have any chance of making it. My standardized test scores are not so great: GRE math 158 ACT math 28 (29 composite...
23SigmaTropic
21 month 2 days ago
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Exit Opps with odd background (MBA or Not?)I work for a healthcare consulting company (not a top tier, very implementation focused, lower tier firm...) and I have a MBA/Job Change dilemma. I have not taken a traditional route to consulting. I attended a state university, entered an internship, then jumped to this career without finishing my...
PDExcellent
01 month 2 days ago
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LOMS- Alternative ways to get it or share the costHey, I am trying to get LOMS but as a poor graduate student, LOMS is very pricy tool for me. Does anyone have it and is willing to sell it at a lower cost? Or is someone willing to share the costs? ...
Devilmaycry
11 month 2 days ago
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Are Experts at McKinsey treated the same as Associates when it comes to MBA admission?I am heading into my final round of my interview with McKinsey as an Expert. If I do get the job and stay for ~2 years, would business schools treat it the same as an analyst/associate applying? Or would I be treated less favorably because this position is technically less 'prestige'? ...
emanrocks89
11 month 2 days ago
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Reading list to prepare for FT position at a Big 4Hey everyone. I will be starting at a big 4 in august as an entry level consultant out of undergrad. I was wondering what books would be helpful to read before starting, they can be about consulting or succeeding in business in general. I'm open to all recommendations. Thanks ...
flyers124
11 month 2 days ago
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AMA: Former McKinsey EMAll, It has been awhile. I did an AMA quite a long time ago ("Ask me anything: Project Leader/Engagement Manager/Case Team Leader at MBB") and predictably, a lot has changed. I left McKinsey as an EM and am now happily employed at a larger/growing startup. So I thought I would create another AMA, a...
karl_pilkington
1111 month 3 days ago
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Crappy GPA CS Major - What can I do?Hey All, I am a rising sophomore at the University of Michigan, majoring in Computer Science. I have a crappy GPA (between 3.0 and 3.2). I am interested in Management/Strategy Consulting, along with a few other career tracks. I have a pretty major position in Student Government and I am also invo...
lostandneedstobefound
01 month 5 days ago
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West Coast MBB Dress Code/Shopping AdviceI'm fortunate to be starting at a west coast MBB in the Fall. I'm slowly starting to buy clothes for the job, but I have several questions (which I could not find the answers to on the forum): - My understanding is that typical dress code is business casual (slacks and a collared shirt). What is t...
RickZ93
31 month 5 days ago
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MBB Toronto Compensation?Hi, I have a friend interviewing for a lateral with one of the MBB's, (Bain in particular) in Toronto. He's interviewing at a few other places, one of which told him that he'd make roughly the same amount there as he would at Bain. Does anyone have numbers for first and second year all-in comp for...
CanTrader
11 month 6 days ago

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