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M&A Tax to Management ConsultingI have been working as a consultant for the crossborder M&A tax advisory practice of a Big 4 firm for private equity funds for the past two years and I am presently being counceld out/fired if i dont find something else quickly enough. I would like to move to management consulting but consideri...
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Non-Target Transferring to MBB Target - Which schools do I have a shot at?Fellow Monkeys, Here's my current situation; Sophomore Double majoring in Finance and Economics International Student Honors Program 3.75 GPA 1900 SAT Internship in IB (Asia) Non Profit Leadership Position Started student organization on campus I would Like to transfer to a MBB target school for my ...
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Summer of Sophomore Year - getting into MBB from non-targetDear Monkeys, This is my situation now; International Student non-target school (University of Miami) Honors Program 3.75 GPA Investment Banking Internship in Asia 1 non profit experience (Team Leader) 1 non profit experience that required my team to consult a company on their fund raising strategy....
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Case Interview SecretsI have an interview upcoming with one of the MBBs and would have to start preparing really fast. Unfortunately, my business school only has Case in Point in its library, while I would also like to use Case Interview Secrets by Victor Cheng. Since it is too late to order it online now, could anybody ...
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Books and resources for learning how to storyboardStoryboarding is consistently identified as one of the core skills necessary for consulting. Can anyone recommend any books or other resources that are helpful in learning how to storyboard more effectively? The books below came up in my search. Resonate - Nancy Duarte (http://www.amazon.com/Reson...
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BCG interview tomorrow! Last minute help needed!Hi all - My first post in this forum will be a frantic one. I just discovered today that I was offered a BCG interview spot tomorrow afternoon after being an alternate. I did not expect this opportunity (especially on such short notice!), and I have never had an exposure to consulting case style int...
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Psychology vs Political ScienceI am to the point that I am going to need to declare my minor soon, and, instead of doing the usual finance, acct, econ minors, I was wondering what some of you thought about psych or polsci minor? These two subjects interest me, but not to the point that I would want a career in either ... I can't...
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LIfe Sciences Boutiques?Hi guys, I am a med student with healthcare / biotech / public health background looking to transition into consulting. Med school was not my thing. I have searched around on the forums and could not find a similar thread. I would much appreciate a list of boutique consultancies specializing in l...
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Final Round FT Econ consulting Firm Help!Hi, I recently just got into 2nd round FT recruit at a firm and they told me to decide whether to come next week, or the week after. Does the time matter alot in FT recruiting? Like should I try to go as soon as possible as there is a chance that they are interviewing some other people and if they m...
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Dell Consulting??Hey guys, a friend of mine got a gig at Dell doing consulting (I did not get the chance to ask him in what area... but he was a CS major, so..) But, until he told me he got a job there, I had never even thought about DELL as a consulting opportunity. What are your thoughts regarding Dell's consult...
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Case Practice Buddy (Consulting)? Anyone in NYC or in the area?I am looking for someone to practice consulting cases with me. I would prefer someone in the area, but I am also open to doing it over the phone or skype. Bio: Ph.D candidate at Columbia University ...
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Difficulty landing summer internship interviews?I'm at a target (H/Y/P), with a 3.7 GPA, majoring in Political Science and Econ, and founded a campus organization, but am having difficulty landing first-round interviews. So far, I've been rejected interviews from McKinsey, APT and Altman & Vilandrie. Haven't heard back from others yet, but th...
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Oliver Wyman Test Completed. Still Waiting?Hi WSO, I'm wondering, has anyone else has taken the OW Test and has yet to hear back regarding an interview? ...
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Email etiquette: Should I follow up with the company two weeks after final round?Hi all, I am hoping to get your advice on this. I had my final round interview with BCG (Asian office) about 2 weeks ago (12 days to be exact), during the interview, the director told me she would get back to me early next week, which is the past Monday/Tuesday. But so far, I haven't heard anything ...
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NERA 2nd Round - Antitrust and CompetitionHi everyone, I am a college senior majoring Economics, and I will have a 2nd round interview with NERA Economic Consulting's White Plains, NY office in 5 days. I am wondering whether any one has any experience with their 2nd round interviews. I know that they will probably have 2 behavioral questio...
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What's the best career pathway to break into consulting?What's the best career pathway for success at the moment? Say you're a senior in high school. What pathway would you choose for yourself? Also, is this a good pathway for accounting? 1. Go to University of Michigan--Ann Arbor 2. Major in Accounting 3. Maintain a high GPA (3.5+) 4. Work for about 3-5...
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Consulting Clubs that perform client services?Which colleges have consulting clubs that actually perform consulting services for clients in local areas? I saw a thread somewhere on this site that mentioned it, but I couldn't find it under the search options. Thanks! ...
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What subject areas are of most importance in systems integration consulting?I'll be starting work in July as an analyst in the Systems Integration consulting field for a Tier 2 firm and would like to know which subjects/topics I would need to be very familiar with in order to succeed. Your help is much appreciated. Thank you! ...
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Reading material for consultantsI'm entering the systems integration consulting field very soon at a Tier 2 consulting firm and would like to know what literature is favored by analyst and consultants in the industry. ...
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Does Following the Money Always Ring True?With the amount of consulting firms working with the same companies on the same projects, does it really matter which firm you work with as long as the money is right? Is there really a productive reasoning not to go to one firm over another for a 5k-10k difference in pay? I see alot of consultants ...
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Deloitte FS vs PwC FS? Top 5 MBA student. Failed at McK and Bain interviews and now considering PwC, Deloitte or E&Y but mainly Deloitte FS and PwC FS. Wondering if it would be possible to reapply to MBB in a year and if so, which one of the two would give me a better shot? Other details: I will be either in NYC or S...
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IT Strategy Resume CritiqueAm trying to switch over from IT in a Wealth Management/Investment Banking firm to IT Strategy Consulting in a Tier 2/3 firm. The biggest problem so far seems to be my lack of enough numbers of experience. Could you guys please help me though a resume critique? I appreciate all your help! razume.co...
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Expert interview servicesDoes anyone know what firm the consulting firms use for expert interviews? I remember McKinsey used a firm who would introduce industry experts for a fee but cannot recall what the name of the firm! Thanks in advance! ...
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Cognizant to MBA to MBB?Hi everyone I decided to create a thread since this has been on my mind for several weeks now. I currently work for Cognizant as an IT Consultant and I've been thinking about making a jump over to IT Strategy consulting. I've started to develop an interest in IT Strategy but I don't know where to st...
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