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Turning down summer offer but applying full-time?In the midst of bschool recruiting. Evaluating a couple potential things to try for summer. Consulting is not my top choice for the summer but still interested in exploring. If I get a summer offer but turn it down (Big 3), will that hurt me for full time recruiting? Would it be looked on negatively...
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Do I list undergrad GPA after getting my masters? Hi all, I recently graduated from a top-3 public university with a 3.4 (3.35 to be exact) and a liberal arts degree. With a lot of luck, I managed to get accepted into a top-2 ranked Computer Science program for my masters in information technology (focusing on ebusiness technologies). I was wonderi...
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Do I list undergrad GPA after getting my masters? Hi all, I recently graduated from a top-3 public university with a 3.4 (3.35 to be exact) and a liberal arts degree. With a lot of luck, I managed to get accepted into a top-2 ranked Computer Science program for my masters in information technology (focusing on ebusiness technologies). I was wonderi...
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Booz Allen Hamilton Compensation Anybody have anecdotal evidence for the compensation of BAH management consultants? How does pay increase as # years of experience goes up? I haven't found consistent numbers on the internet. ...
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Do Management Consultants log time worked on projects?For those in MBB , OW and the like, do you log in your hours for the projects you work on? I know the Big 4 firms are big on hours, utilization, etc. as are law firms. Does this culture exist in MBB? If not, how do the companies track how hard you are working? ...
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Good Briefcase for Starting OutStarting in consulting in the fall - looking for a solid leather briefcase/messenger bag that is under $500, that is not only durable for frequent travel, but also some aesthetically appealing. Feel free to leave any suggestions - any help is appreciated as I'm on a budget. ...
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Good Briefcase for Starting OutStarting in consulting in the fall - looking for a solid leather briefcase/messenger bag that is under $500, that is not only durable for frequent travel, but also some aesthetically appealing. Feel free to leave any suggestions - any help is appreciated as I'm on a budget. ...
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Is a low GMAT score a hindrance when trying to get into Consulting post-MBA?I understand Consulting firms look at your gmat score and MBA GPA closely during recruiting. While I am getting my MBA from a Top 7 school, my GMAT score is only 660. Could my gmat score be an hindrance during my consulting interviews? Do you guys have any suggestions on how I can overcome this disa...
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Final round interview at McK - how not to fuck this up?How close am I, really? Who has gotten to the final round, only to crash and burn? And who has succeeded - and why? Just more of the same? Is this experienced hire process comparable to on-cycle/graduate recruiting? I'm especially interested in feedback from those who've had multiple final rounds at...
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Recommended reading management consultingHi fellas, will be applying for summer internships next year in management consulting (London) and looking for a few good books to read to understand the logistics of the industry and also prep for interviews. I'm thinking of reading 2 books: The McKinsey Way Case in Point Does this seem adequate? T...
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Recommended reading management consultingHi fellas, will be applying for summer internships next year in management consulting (London) and looking for a few good books to read to understand the logistics of the industry and also prep for interviews. I'm thinking of reading 2 books: The McKinsey Way Case in Point Does this seem adequate? T...
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Spent 3 Years at MBB - Ask Me Anything Hello Monkeys - I'm heading into my last week at MBB, and need something to do besides pack up my apartment. Ask away and I'll be happy to answer. My Bio: I have spent the last 3 years at a mid-sized MBB office in the US. I studied Economics at a top liberal arts college without formal MBB recruit...
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KPMG Networking HelpHey everyone, I just wanted to say that first of all WSO has the most vibrant community out of all the forums. Thank you to all the contributors. I have a coffee date with a Senior KPMG consultant in 2 days and I wanted to get the inside scoop on the firm. 1. Which division/department is the stronge...
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Deloitte S&O .. social impact consulting? and other newbie questionsHello, I was wondering if anyone here has knowledge of impact consulting at Deloitte. Is this something you apply for specifically or do you just ask to be put on these types of projects once you join S&O? Would working on social impact projects limit exit opportunities, and if so, in what way? ...
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What to do during undergrad?Hey WSO! Long-time reader here, but this is my first time posting. I'm currently a rising sophomore accounting major at a non-target state university doing a 5-year combined bachelors/masters program, but I'm hoping to do consulting at MBB rather than going the Big 4 public accounting route. I'm loo...
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Deloitte Risk Advisory (Risk Consulting) to Management/Strategy ConsultingHi, Just some quick info on myself: I just graduated from Imperial College. Applied to several consulting firms from Deloitte's Risk advisory division(formally Risk Consulting/ERS) . In the end,I took up the offer with Risk Advisory division. Initially, I thought the job will be similar in some aspe...
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Deloitte Risk Advisory (Risk Consulting) to Management/Strategy ConsultingHi, Just some quick info on myself: I just graduated from Imperial College. Applied to several consulting firms from Deloitte's Risk advisory division(formally Risk Consulting/ERS) . In the end,I took up the offer with Risk Advisory division. Initially, I thought the job will be similar in some aspe...
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Breaking into consulting senior year, ex-premedHey there everyone! For the past 3 years I have been preparing for a career in medicine, but about 2 weeks ago I made the life-changing decision to drop medicine and go into consulting. While I am on track to get into a top 20 medical school, I realized that medicine may not be what I actually love...
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Lateral hire from Deloitte to MBB? Hello everyone! Thank you all so much for the thoughtful responses that have come out of these threads - I have another question for the group that I was hoping I could receive some help with. I am thinking of accepting an offer with Deloitte S&O, but I know I don't want to do consulting for the...
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What does Meir Ezra teach that is so valuable?Some people feel threatened by successful people. I don't know why. All people who have long term success are ethical, authentic and love teaching what they know. When I first heard Meir Ezra ask the question - What Is More Important -The Source or The Data? I had to think about that because I know ...
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Undergrad/non-MBA masters Interview Cases vs MBA Interview Cases In your experience, what are the differences between case studies among undergrad/non-MBA interviews vs MBA interviews? ...
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Accenture ACG Tech Alignment - worth it?Thoughts on Accenture ACG aligned to tech? ...
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Accenture ACG Tech Alignment - worth it?Thoughts on Accenture ACG aligned to tech? ...
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BCG Technology Advantage PracticeHi guys, A BCG's recruiter contacted me to apply to their practice Tech Advantage, I'd never Heard of BCG having something similar to McK BTO. Do you guys have some information on what to expect in terms of recruitment process and the practice in general?, I guess is the recruitment is the same as t...
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25yo Engineer - Is there anything I can do to get out and pursue Business/Strategy/FinanceHello guys, I'm sure I sound like an idiot, but it's been on my brain for a long, long time, and something tragic happened in my life recently that's put a lot into perspective. I graduated from a top school in engineering. Took an engineering job. Been there two years. I want to do business. I don...
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