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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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Former Deloitte and Booz Allen, happy to answer questionsHey everyone, I'm pretty new to the site; found it while researching some questions related to B-School admissions and really enjoyed some of the content. Anyhow, I saw plenty of users looking for more info on management consulting and thought I'd make myself available. I spent two years in Deloitte...
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McKinsey Eastern Europe Office Reputation/Exit Opportunities?I was recently offered a full-time position at a McKinsey office in Eastern Europe (in a medium-size country in the Balkans) and though I am close to accepting, my final major concern relates to potential actual and/or perceived differences in staff quality and especially reputation between McKinsey...
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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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MBB to PE time frame?I've read that PE recruiting for BB analysts occurs very early in their tenures. Do candidates from MBB applying for more operational roles interview at the same time (~18 months prior to starting at a fund)? If so, I would imagine this doesn't leave many engagements for one to establish a strong ...
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I'm in a career desert and don't know where to go from hereBackground: I graduated from college in 2010 (majored in economics & history; 3.4). I thought I wanted to go to law school or do something public policy related (UG internships were relevant to that). I got into some law schools just outside the T20 for the 2011 year but felt like that wasn't go...
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Accenture Summer Internship Reference & Background CheckSo I accepted my offer for Accenture in Cali for a summer internship and the contract says the offer is contingent upon passing a reference and background check including all information provided in my Candidate Profile. Does anybody know when/how this happens? I never listed any references anywhere...
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Oliver Wyman Networking/IntroductionsExperienced hire in technology/strategy, really interested in OW SITO. Though, I know folks in MBB and Big 4, my connections in OW are sparse. I am really looking to network at this stage. So if there is anyone here from OW or can provide introductions (doesn't have to be SITO), I would really appre...
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Accenture MCDP internship hoursHow many hours can i expect to work in a week? I'm in the financial services group in ny. I was told it's a 40-hour work week (with overtime pay) but people have told me that these internships often make you work more like 50-70 hrs/week. ...
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About Shannon & Associates independent accounting and consulting firmsTrusted partnerships for peak performance. As a locally owned Seattle CPA firm, Shannon & Associates is small enough to take a personal, one-on-one approach to managing your financial needs. Our big-picture business capabilities are designed to offer a comprehensive strategy to handle every aspe...
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Case Prep PartnersHola WSO. I am currently in the midst of searching for off-cycle consulting positions. I come from a non-target school, but I am doing a fellowship with a non-profit that is affiliated with several consulting firms. Would anyone be interested in partnering up to practice? My potential course of acti...
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HELP: Medical student looking to switch to consultingHi all at WSO. So I find myself in quite a predicament (a good one nonetheless). I am a 3rd year medical student in the UK and I'm really considering switching courses as I have found that medicine isn't really for me. I have an offer from THE LSE to study bsc management with perhaps an opportunity...
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McKinsey Insight, APD Recruiting and Case Study Practice!Hi all! I'm a PhD student in biomedical engineering. I've always been interested in business, and now that I'm (kinda) on my way to graduating, I have been really interested in consulting, and more specifically, working at McKinsey & Company. I know McKinsey is one of few firms that recruits PhD...
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Career Path to Management Consulting.I am a undergrad from a non target german school. I will graduate in october this year and do not know what to do after this. Trough out my dual studies I made internships at Deutsche Bank in the Private Equity department for nearly 2 yrs. and an internship at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Financial...
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Got 4 interviews - how to prepare?Hey guys, finally I got a serious topic. I had someone open a door, for me the biggest door yet, and I got invites to interviews at KPMG (only Audit), ATKearny, Strategy& (now PwC, former Booz) and BCG. Eventhough my CV has some flaws (stopped my first study subject and started from scratch agai...
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Accept McKinsey Associate offer when already VP at tier 2 IB?Would it make sense for you to start working as an Associate at McKinsey (post MBA recruting route, though no MBA, so i assume 1st year assoc) if you are already a VP at a bank? Reason is i dont enjoy the current job that much anymore and am interviewing with Mck. Prestige of McKinsey is the obviou...
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Rutgers vs UVAHey guys I'm new to the forum and i'm a senior at high school currently deciding on which college to attend. I know the question may come off as a no-brainer, but I'd be in-state for rutgers business school in their new honors college. Would it be easier to perform better at Rutgers GPA-wise and doe...
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Consulting Case 101Just got a 3 month subscription for consultingcase101, they have a bunch of McK PST practice tests, fast math drills, case prep, which seem pretty helpful. I also have Victor Cheng's LOMS program, which helped me tremendously to land a consulting internship in my sophomore year. PM if you want to sh...
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how hard is it to get an internship?Hi all. I am writing this post with extreme frustration. Currently a junior at a lower ivy, I have yet to find out what i could do this summer. I wasn't that upset when rejected by MBB, because I know they take very few interns. Since then, I branched out and applied to more than twenty boutique con...
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Mckinsey RTSDoes anyone on this board have any insight into the McKinsey RTS group in terms of comp., exit opportunities, etc. Also how is the group perceived by the strategy side of McKinsey? ...
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Training materials from Bain or other MBB?Does anyone have training materials from Bain or other MBB? Mainly interested in things such as case training, slide building, formatting, and other things that can be shared. ...
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