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Didn't get into a target -- Should I keep transferring until I do?I was rejected from University of Michigan--Ann Arbor due to lack of certain qualifications (You could say that I wasn't good enough). I was, though, accepted to Michigan State University with a scholarship. I'm majoring in finance right now and my GPA at MSU is 3.8. My biggest desire is to go to Ro...
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Management Consulting with MA in Public PolicyHi. I graduated UG with poli sci and is now starting one of the top Master in Public Policy programs in the upcoming fall. My concentration will probably be in business or public finance. I'm a completely noob when it comes to consulting firms, but as I was searching for career options with the M...
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"House of Lies" I finally gave the Showtime show "House of Lies" a chance and I totally love it. Don Cheadle stars as a management consultant and shows high level of what consultants go through. (He actually won a Golden Globe for his role). I was wondering what the community thought about the show..... ...
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Retirement Age???Just wondering will a MBB Consultant have enough money to retire as a senior partner? I heard they make a million or so per year. Is it possible to own a nice home on a small island, 3-4 nice cars and a comfortable lifestyle (support a family of 6-7). Or only bankers have that privilege? ...
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Huron Consulting GroupI have a phone call with Huron Consulting group ("behavioral 30 minute" according to what I have googled") and was wondering what kinds of questions I should expect to be asked? It's for a Healthcare valuation consulting position. This will be my first consulting firm interview and I don't know mu...
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Reach back to interviewer after first round? Hey guys, Is it possible you could call back your first round interviewer to demonstrate how interested you are in the firm and would love to have a chance to work there? I was sick when I had the first round and didn't do a good job. What is the best way to tell the person over this phone this sen...
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Excuse me for being extremely cluelessOk so basically i am very naive and wanted more insight into what a management consultant does. I have been combing through the internet and have a basic idea. I get that to get hired into the "MBB" it is typically the elite of the elite. I was curious on how competitive it is compared to IB and wha...
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Trying to break into Deloitte BTA Consulting Program, need helpHi all, I'm currently a junior at a mid-tier state school and I'm really interested in getting into Deloitte's BTA program. However, Deloitte Consulting doesn't recruit at my school, only they're AERS department does. Does anyone have any advice on what I should do get into the BTA program for next...
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Opportunities: McKinsey vs MicrosoftSo I'm graduating this year and got offers from Microsoft (Program Manager) and McKinsey (Fellow/BA). My biggest concerns are: - I love tech (Computer Science background) and know that most VPs/C-level guys in this field come from engineering roles because the companies are product-oriented (imho, e...
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Oliver Wyman 1st Round InterviewHey everybody! I'm a longtime lurker, first time poster. I have a first round interview coming up with Oliver Wyman GMC for an entry-level consultant position. It's a 30 minute, over-the-phone case interview. (FYI, I have also applied to OW FS, but that app hasn't been responded to yet.) What can I ...
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Millward Brown OptimorHas anyone worked at or heard of this group? It seems to be a very small brand strategy consulting group within the bigger Millward Brown group, which is a market research firm. Thanks! ...
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32 AdvisorsDoes anyone know much about Robert Wolf's 32 Advisors? Seems like an interesting mix of principals. I'm curious to hear what kind of projects they get involved with. ...
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Consulting Recruiting Timeline in AsiaWhat's the recruiting timeline like in Asia for full-time? What are some methods for entering consulting in Asia? And I would greatly appreciate any advice regarding how to buy more time for your offer after your summer is over. How long do most firms give you/how do some people recruit into October...
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Choosing Start Date with MBA in MindHey guys, I'm just wondering. If you were able to choose your start date for sometime between Nov. 2013 to Mar. 2014, which would you choose? Keep in mind that you want to attend business school fall of 2016 (class of 2018). I was thinking Nov. makes the most sense. What do you guys think? I apologi...
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Does firm like Mckinsey require a decent GMAT score in order to get a first -round interview??I am a candidate of Oxford MFE. I had a GRE score of 330 /340. I saw many posts here saying firms such as GS and Mckinsey have a cut-off GMAT score of 760 and etc. Therefore I am thinking about taking the GMAT, since it is similar to GRE in many ways which should not take me too much time commitmen...
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Mergers & Inquisitions for consulting?Mergers & Inquisitions is generally the website people interested in IB are directed to. Is there such a website geared towards MC? ...
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Deloitte Consulting - Business Technology Summer analystAnybody have any opinions/information on Deloitte, specifically being a business technology analyst? I don't know too much about consulting, so any help is much appreciated. I know management consulting is supposedly the best, but how is technology? I'm coming from a finance/markets major. ...
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Contacting head of a McK officeI recently had a conversation with a former McKinsey principal who spent many years at a specific office that I am targeting. The conversation was very positive and the guy suggested that it is very important for me to contact the head of the office and gave me his contact information. I am trying t...
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Ravage this PhD consulting resumeInterested in any feedback, as it isn't easy to convert an academic CV to an effective resume. Will likely include an addendum with a full listing of publications and presentations (roughly one page) with resume when I actually apply. Shooting for MBB next fall. Thanks! Can't post links due to new ...
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IT consulting -> Top 5 MBA?Hi guys, I am wondering if any of you here or have heard of people moving from IT consulting (Accenture, Deloitte, IBM) and getting accepted into the top MBA school (HBS, Wharton, Kellog..etc)? Do people do this alot? What is the likelihood? The reason I am asking is because I want to move into mana...
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Cost of Living Chicago vs NYC I am currently interviewing for a Consultant position with openings in Chicago and NYC. During the interview process I told them I was shooting for $70's for compensation if living in Chicago. However, later on the Firm said they would prefer me to be located in the NYC office. However, after looki...
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Berkeley Research Group Post-MBA Salary?Any idea what compensation package BRG offers to Post-MBA? ...
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Cambridge AssociatesI have a scheduled phone interview with Cambridge Associates for the consulting associate position in the Dallas Office. To be honest, I am just interested in breaking into finance and from a cursory search I have found very mixed opinions regarding whether the opportunity is "worth it" or not ("ki...
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Living With Parents As ConsultantIs it feasible to live at home as a first-year consultant? I'll be at a firm where I know I will be traveling every week. My friends have told me I'm being cheap, but it seems like a great way to save money. My commute would be 35-50 minutes on Fridays, travelling from the suburbs of my office city...
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Capital One Business Analyst Development ProgramI recently got an offer from Cap One BADP, and accepted it over some other PE shops. What options will I have at the end of the summer if I decide that Capital One isn't the place for me? How would you approach jumping into management or strategic consulting or banking? ...
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