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Exit opportunities - Other industries hire? Do other industries hire out of consulting such as possibly a hedge fund? ...
heels51115
79 years 7 months ago
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RosettaHey. Anyone has any info on Rosetta? Thanks ...
irasbar
29 years 6 months ago
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Consulting Salaries and Career LaddarWhat do salary/bounus look like for the first 10 years and what positions/ ladder would you be climbing? For example in investment banking its like - first 3 years analyst then associate 3 years then vp; what do the first 10 years look like for a consultant in both positions and salary/bounus ...
Yokonomo
169 years 6 months ago
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Which firm would you choose?Deloitte Katzenbach Partners Diamond Management and Technology Consultants (formerly DiamondCluster International) Fair Isaac Business Consulting Group ...
burnonedown
59 years 5 months ago
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Consulting W/O all the travelAre there any good consulting firms where you DONT have to travel 4 days per week? ...
crotchshot7
249 years 4 months ago
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Consultant Roll CallHow many people here are actually in consultanting or people searching for consulting positions? I'm in consulting ...
mnkyboi
49 years 4 months ago
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Consulting CalendarTrying to get an idea of how the big firms schedule interviews/hiring over the year. ...
gweilo
09 years 4 months ago
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BB to MBB jumpHow hard would it be to jump from a 2 year stint at a BB to a top consulting firm. And assuming one completes both entry programs, would you be a near lock for a top notch business school? ...
ambione
19 years 4 months ago
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Consulting in Canada - Most of the larger firms have offices? Do most of the larger firms have offices in Canada? Are some particularly better than others in Canada? ...
Bill Cambridge
59 years 3 months ago
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Consulting firms around the MidwestWhat are some regional (boutique) consulting firms in the St. Louis/Chicago/Minneapolis area? ...
Der Bankier
09 years 3 months ago
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Need Help - Master of Science in Engineering Hi I am currently doing a Master of Science in Engineering (1st year) in a US univ ~ top 15 with a fellowship, west coast, i have a GPA ~ 3.9 mostly from math type classes.. The univ doesnt have a great B school (not even in any tier) that puts me trouble :(, I would like to know 1. Is it possible...
pgekko
49 years 3 months ago
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Saïd Business SchoolHi folks, Does anyone know how the MBA at Oxford's SaA-d Business School is regarded by recruiters at Strategy houses in the UK? How does this compare to other European schools? Cheers, Rody ...
Rody
29 years 2 months ago
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McKinsey Research Analystdo you get any respect? are there any exit options? or are you just a huge tool who will be considered a 2nd class citizen... ...
raider4ever
49 years 2 months ago
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Deloitte ConsultingHas anyone had this interview / tell me what to expect? I have the first round for their summer internship on Wednesday. Also how does it rank as an overall group and exit options? Thanks. ...
goldson23
19 years 2 months ago
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Consulting VS IBWho has better exit Ops? Strategic/Management Consulting or IB? ...
ZiggyMon
239 years 2 months ago
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Urgent help needed before 5 p.m. Thursday...I have 2 offers, both in Chicago. 1. Credit risk consulting with Protiviti 2. General entry level consulting with Accenture Both pay the same... Can anyone give me some meaningful advice or even regular opinions, please??? ...
poi098
29 years 2 months ago
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How do You Answer the Case Question?I have never done this, and I have a interview with Deloitte Consulting tomorrow and 30 minutes is going to be the Case Question. How do you do this? ...
goldson23
29 years 2 months ago
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bcg workanybody here ever work at bcg? if so, what was it like? ...
cardinalfire
19 years 2 months ago
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Third Year Associate ConsultantI heard that Mck and Bain offer third year associate consultants a huge raise and the chance to go to work internationally for the next year. Anybody know if this is true? Is there a similar structure at Bcg? ...
cardinalfire
39 years 2 months ago
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Consulting after undergrad?Is it hard to break into? What kind of grades/schools/skills are good? ...
SkipToMylou
29 years 2 months ago
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Consulting pay vs. IBD payMy sister is looking to get into consulting (despite my objections). Can someone post ballpark salary figures for entry level analysts (is that what they're called?) at a large consulting shop (think McK, Bain, BCG)? How much of a discount is it compared to those of us in IBD? ...
LB Banker
99 years 2 months ago
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What's so Cool About McKinsey?What's so Cool About McKinsey? Why does everyone want to work there? Can't be the pay, all consultants are underpaid as opposed to the ibanks. ...
goldson23
139 years 1 month ago
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gpa for m/b/bWhat kind of gpa do you need to get an interview for a summer internship position with m/b/b? ...
cardinalfire
149 years 1 month ago
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Deloitte vs. others?thinking of applying to DC, what's their reputation compared to others? more systems? ...
Berserk32
79 years 1 month ago
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% summer interns offered full time position at m/b/bWhat percent of summer interns are offered a full time position at m/b/b? ...
cardinalfire
109 years 1 month ago
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capgeminiDoes anyone know any information about this consulting firm. What it takes to get hired? How much the starting salary is? How prestigous it is? ...
devilindisguise
99 years 1 month ago
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Capgemini vs. OthersAny thoughts? I got an offer in their TME (telecom, media, entertainment) group as a Staff Business Consultant (supposedly less IT focus, more business) how is cap perceived by other consulting firms? how feasible is it to trade up in prestige after a year or two? ...
mohae
29 years 1 month ago
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Mathematical Puzzles asked in InterviewsWhat are the typical math puzzles an MBA grad would be asked in an interview? ...
YieldCurve
119 years 1 month ago
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MS S&T or Mercer?!I'm trying to decide on a summer internship and the two I'm deciding between are S&T in Fixed Income at Morgan Stanley or consulting at Mercer Oliver Wyman. I plan on going to law school a few years after I graduate (I'm trying to make some money to pay for tuition). I was just wondering what yo...
ptonlaw
159 years 1 month ago
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Getting into M/B/B Post-graduationAssuming I went to a great school and have very high GPA and top-notch internships, how hard is it to get into Mck, Bain, or BCG through their online application? Does your application pretty much go into a black box, or will they take the time to look at it? I.e. if you don't apply during fall re...
Blahblahblah
29 years 1 month ago
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bain and bcg-culture differenceIn general, how do bain and bcg's culture differ? ...
cardinalfire
19 years 1 month ago
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Community service IBD/MC - Top b-school It seems any resume nowadays from a top b-school (Harvard/wharton) has some sort of significant community service commitment. As a pre-MBA does anyone know of any community service organizations that would be good for a consultant/ibanker in NYC? Obviously the qualification would be some sort of nam...
ideating
29 years 1 month ago
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econ/finance research assistantI am currently a sophomore and planning to take a couple of classes this summer while working. I have the opportunity as a Research assistant in a topic that i'm interested in. Will this look good on my resume when I'm applying for consulting internships next year? ...
cardinalfire
59 years 1 month ago
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Message Board Rules and NetiquetteAs the community continues to grow and evolve, let's try to keep it at least somewhat civil, useful and entertaining. To that end, here are a few items to keep in mind as you participate in the community: Please do your best to avoid starting a thread on a topic that's already been discussed. Use...
WallStreetOasis.com
09 years 1 month ago
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Summer Leadership SummitDoes anyone know anything about the McKinsey Summer Leadership Summit? ...
coltsreign
39 years 1 month ago
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Hours in Consulting vs. I-Banking...Are the hours about the same? What is the work load like at a consulting firm? I mean its never been explained to me what it is you actually do at a consulting firm. ...
Jude84
39 years 1 month ago
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Consulting Forums - Good consulting firms? Does anyone out there know of any good consulting forums? This one is dead. ...
snowverkill
72 years 1 week ago
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L.E.K. Consulting: culture? Work type? Travel? Pay? Prestige? Anybody know anything about L.E.K. Consulting? What's culture like? Work type? Travel? Pay? Prestige? etc.. ...
cardinalfire
39 years 1 month ago
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Parthenon BostonAnybody know anything about Parthenon? Career track, compensation, reputation, interview process? Any help would be greatly appreciated. ...
CaseStudent
59 years 1 month ago
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development, economic, political consulting...I hear that Booz does a lot of government work. Do other consulting firms work with government, non-profits, and NGOs? I was thinking about getting an MPP from Brown and then break into one of these fields. Is this a good idea to pursue? ...
Jude84
89 years 1 month ago
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Post-MBA Consulting PayWhat is the pay like for first year associates at M/B/B? Thanks. ...
skaballet
89 years 3 weeks ago
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Office QuestionHi Had a question about the recruitment process for Mck/Bain/BCG For each of the companies I was wondering what the policy is on office preference? Say I do an internship in Toronto and get a full time offer... Can have the offer honoured an US office? ...
GPAMoney99
49 years 1 week ago
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Richard IveyAnyone close to recruiting that can comment on how Richard Ivey HBA is viewed by M/B/B and others? I know the local offices take into account that a 4.0 is literally impossible/no one has achieved it in the past five years or so that I know of... ...
GPAMoney99
59 years 1 week ago
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anybody want a doostang invite - Leave your emailjust leave your email address and i'll send you one. ...
cardinalfire
89 years 1 week ago
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High Tech Consulting for MckinseyIf I want to do high tech consulting for mckinsey, what kind of an undergrad background do I need for a BA position (preferably summer intern)? Do they like people with engineering majors, or do they like people from ivies with any random major, but high GPAs? ...
gorillaglue
69 years 1 week ago
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McKinsey Research AnalystsCan anyone elaborate on these positions? I guess the are somewhat "back office", but they seem far more interesting than operations. What is the compensation and hours like? Is there much travel, if any? Are there good exit opps to Equity Research or IB after covering an industry for a few years as ...
patekphilippe
69 years 6 days ago
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My specific consulting vs. IB situation - Currently weighing two job offers Currently I'm weighing two job offers, one of which expires soon 1/2 weeks. One is from top 10 mgmt consulting firm, other is from boutique IB in my city (non NY). To give you my perspective, I think the day to day work/ exposure of consulting is more interesting, but I really like a somewhat norm...
crotchshot7
59 years 4 days ago
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made it to bain final round - my odds?Hey everyone, I'm just wondering if anyone knows what percentage of final round candidates get an offer. My interview's a week away and I'm going nuts thinking about it. Thanks. ...
snowverkill
49 years 3 days ago
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Non-target recruiting process - full-timeFrom what I've read it seems that the top consulting firms are even more selective than the top I-banks - "more selective" in that they will only look at core schools, no if ands or buts. There was one thread touching on the topic way back, but is there ANY recruiting process for non-target schools...
MetalJack
28 years 12 months ago
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First year comp at M/B/B?Anyone know aggregate figures for all-in comp for last year's incoming class? ...
consultant16180
28 years 11 months ago
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Non-Target SummerComing from a non-target school, what are the best options for junior year summer internships, to help one get into a Top 5 consulting firm full-time. As of right now, I have offers open from Lehman Brothers, and Credit Suisse for Investment Banking. I also have a standing offer to join the SEO prog...
mangoz1129
28 years 11 months ago
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For Consulting: NYU Stern vs Georgetown McDonoughI was accepted to both as a transfer student and I want to land a great job at McKinsey/Bain/BCG post-graduation. Which one is the winner? I am positive I will not apply for investment banking positions and this will be the top factor in choosing between the two. ...
MBBDubai
58 years 11 months ago
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Non-target recruitingThis is a reply to the previous thread; for technical reasons it won't let me answer to the thread itself (says I need to log in, then refuses to let me log in) so I'm doing it like this. Consulting firms will give you much less of a look if you are from a non-target than IB. Part of it is because t...
ideating
128 years 11 months ago
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McKinsey in Asia?Hi, just wondering if there's anyone that's at McKinsey (or Bain/BcG) in Asia? I would like to get a sense of what the associates make straight from MBA. Is it same pay as the US? Also, do you have to travel a lot still? Thanks. ...
aceman
08 years 11 months ago
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Consulting Salaries vs. Investment Banking SalariesI'm going off to college as an undergraduate on the west coast and was wondering what kind of salaries and hours I can expect if I want to work as an ibanker, consultant, or venture capitalist in the Silicon Valley. I'm interested in the specifics - can I go home by 7 or 8 pm if I do consulting? Do ...
gorillaglue
78 years 11 months ago
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McKinsey's PerksI've heard a lot about McKinsey having the best benefits in the world..what makes them so great? Also how much salary difference is there for McKinsey BAs depending on city? ...
pezzonovante
48 years 11 months ago
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Huron Consulting - Share your insights? Do they recruit interns for the summer? If so, how many? If anyone works/has worked for them, please share your insights. ...
pezzonovante
38 years 11 months ago
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Cornell AEM RecruitingAre there any Cornell people here who can tell me whether AEM kids are recruited by top Consulting firms? ...
CrimsonBlaze88
48 years 11 months ago
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Project ControlI was wondering if anybody knew about the Project Control practice at former Big4 consulting firms? I've heard that it's not really consulting, but more of a managerial position, but I'm not exactly sure what the job entails. Also, if anyone knows what kind of exit opps. etc. an analyst position wou...
mawallace
08 years 11 months ago
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consulting message boardsAny good consulting forums / MB's? ...
consultantguy12
108 years 10 months ago
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Consulting in Structured Finance at Big 4Anyone heard anything about it? Positivies/negatives? ...
sleepyguyb
08 years 10 months ago
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Junior Consulting RoleHi there, I have just been offered a junior consultant role at derivatives consulting group. Has anyone worked for this firm? I have also received some offers for Ops grad schemes with IB's. I believe with the consultancy role I would start in operational support/documentation before moving onto ad...
IBNewby
08 years 10 months ago
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MonitorCan people tell me about Monitor Group? What is the company's reputation? How is the pay/perks? How are exit/opps? Any information woul be great. Thanks ...
Lordofrings
48 years 10 months ago
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Question about traveling in consultingOne of the most significant negatives about consulting is the crapload of traveling right? I was wondering, if a project is 2-3 months on an off-site, when you're there, do most firms "force" you to fly back home every weekend? Cuz if you just fly somewhere and stay there for the duration of the pro...
aceman
158 years 10 months ago
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Need some answers re: recruiting and other thingsHello... I am a rising senior at a semi-target school (BCG and Bain recruit 1-2 per year, McK doesn't, heavily recruited by Big 4). My majors are biology and management. Anyways, my problem is that I recently decided over the past few weeks that I want to go into consulting rather than grad schoo...
alltheflavors
128 years 10 months ago
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Private Equity ConsultingHi, I know that Bain has a PE consulting practice. Does anyone know anything about it? ...
anon789
18 years 10 months ago
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How long until travel pushed you out?Out of curiosity, so how long for those ex-consultants did it take you to say " I love my job, but just can't handle this damn travel." I think I'm hitting a wall here and dont know if its just something you plug through and accept, or if i'm hitting a wall it means i'm done. ...
richplastik
68 years 10 months ago
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Firm Perception - Among young grads Hey guys, I just wanted to get an idea of firm perception among young grads. So, assuming you had an offer from all of the following firms, rank the firms in order of where you would accept. Here's the list: McKinsey, Bain, BCG, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Lehman Brothers, Lazard, Greenhill, Me...
bala11
58 years 9 months ago
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engg majors?Is it true that if you have a decent gpa in a major like engineering, applied math, or some sort of related field, then that's looked upon better than a good gpa in a history type thing? I've heard things like "consulting firms love math/engineering majors." And yet the firms say "major in whatever...
chanho
28 years 9 months ago
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Parter/Upper Echelon CompensationJust a question regarding pay at the upper levels of Consultancies. While I'm sure most of the pay is performance based what is an average partner at M/B/B bringing in? ...
CatsLHP
48 years 9 months ago
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McKinsey Interview Anyone?I have one coming up after the new year (scheduling problems) and I was wondering if anyone else has had one yet and if they could share experiences, tips ... etc. ...
Woody
208 years 9 months ago
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Starting Salaries at Bain, McK, BCG?Anyone know? Fresh out of ugrad... ...
corgi95
88 years 9 months ago
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Consulting Pay/PerksHow is the compensation for people straight out of undergrad in consulting at the big firms? Are there great perks similar to banking? (Free meals, free Blackberry, exercise facilities, etc) Or, if you prefer to answer more generally, what are the advantages of consulting over banking? Thanks ...
Lordofrings
88 years 9 months ago
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Studying International Business for Consulting?Hey Everyone! Quick Question: Will concentrating in international business (Berkeley calls it Global Management Concentration) be the most appealing route to enter consulting on an international scope (I'd like to consult around in Asia). Or should I concentrate in other fields, such as Marketing ...
alongcamepeter
58 years 9 months ago
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Big Consulting--Hong KongAnyone do strategy consulting in Hong Kong? Any differences in pay/experience/advancement opps between HK and US offices? My goal 5 to 10 years down the line is to end up in HK or China. No doubt HK is the door to China, but I'm wondering if US experience would be more valuable at entry level. ...
gweilo
38 years 9 months ago
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physicians in consulting?As a physician without completing a full residency, will major consulting firms still hire you? Also, could you get hired without having an MBA if your undergrad degree was in business? Also, any ideas on the starting comp? thanks. ...
simpleguy749
28 years 9 months ago
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BSchool after MBBAnyone have approximate statistics of MBB alums getting into HBS or Wharton? ...
seiye
38 years 9 months ago
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Is Management the major for Consulting?As everyone knows... there is a bunch of concentrations in a business administration major and management is one of them. Isn't management what you would want to do for a career in consulting? ...
Wasting Time
168 years 9 months ago
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Orion ConsultantsAnyone heard of this firm and its quality/reputation/culture? thanks ...
chanho
18 years 9 months ago
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Winning a Start-up challenge- What will be MBBs perspectiveRecently in April, I won a popular $100,000 start-up challenge held amongst all business schools in the U.S at my school(target). It had to do with a medical device to prevent cervical cancer for women in the developing countries which I have been working on since last september. I am pursuing that ...
JitS
28 years 9 months ago
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Frost & SullivanAnybody know anything about them? I've heard it can be a good place to work for a couple years but not long-term. Any thoughts on how experience at this firm might look to future employers? ...
Texaslonestar
08 years 9 months ago
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Non MBB consulting into Private Equity/Hedge FundsWhat are the exit opps like into PE and HF from top consulting firms (MBB) and other ones that are elite (Katzenbach, Monitor, LEK, BAH)? ...
greenthumb
28 years 9 months ago
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Case QuestionI found the following case from 'Case-in-Point': 'Estimate the number of travel guides sold each year' (real question from Katzenbach). How would you approach this? ...
seiye
128 years 9 months ago
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Oliver Wyman - Pay and lifestyle? Specifically their financial advisory and general management consulting divisions. How is the pay, lifestyle, travel? ...
dfratz
178 years 9 months ago
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Accenture?: insights and thoughts?Sidebar... a friend with a prior IB background (associate) switched to Accenture 2 years ago and worked as a Sr. Manager in their M&A corporate strategy group. Coincidentally just left Accenture to entertain prospects into PE, HF etc. He's been talking to me ad nauseum about a move to Accenture...
aadpepsi
128 years 9 months ago
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Checking References/backgroundThis is purely a hypothetical situation...but I need an objective answer free of any morality. Say, a person is applying to FT to MBB. For the summer between Jr and Sr years, he/she had an internship that was completely irrelevant to consulting or even business (think researching, architect shadowi...
alltheflavors
38 years 9 months ago
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Move from Media to consulting?Hi, How likely is it to move from a managerial role in media to consulting. I know experience in lifesciences/pharma domain is valued highly by consulting firms. Does the similar hold for media? Thanks ...
raskercapac
18 years 9 months ago
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Smaller lesser known consulting firms? salary/opps?I go to a non target and was wondering what are the salary/opportunities for working at a less distinguished consulting firm? ...thanks ...
mack387
58 years 9 months ago
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Boston College For Recruiting?Does anyone know how well BC does compared to schools like Tufts, Boston university and such for consutling? I might like living in Boston or the south, so does BC do well in recruiting in the Boston area? ...
manoftroy909
28 years 9 months ago
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Backup Careers in case one doesn't get into consulting?Hi, I was wondering what possible backup careers are possible to those that don't get into a top management consulting firm? Although I'm a senior, I'm planning on going to Michigan or USC and getting a double degree in economics and accounting, so what can I do if I don't get into McKinsey? Obvious...
manoftroy909
138 years 9 months ago
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IT Consulting - How does it compare to management/strategy consulting? Hi, I was wondering how IT consulting compares to Management/strategy consulting in terms of pay and hours. I like technology as well as business, so IT consulting seems like a good fit, but is the pay similar to MC? I know it would be less, but is it still possible to make around 150-200k after bon...
manoftroy909
118 years 8 months ago
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Semi-target Econ vs. Non-target BusinessWe all know that Ivy econ >= non-Ivy business. But how about Northwestern econ (top 15, no undergrad b-school) vs. Notre Dame's Mendoza b-school? I don't think Notre Dame is up there with the other b-schools like Ross, Stern, McIntire, Haas and Sloan, but I hear Northwestern mentioned frequently...
gushansen
128 years 8 months ago
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Practice Case StudiesCan anyone recommend any good books/websites/anything else for good business analyst level practice case studies for strat consulting? If they're MBA level case studies, that's fine as well. Thanks. ...
onpar1
38 years 8 months ago
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Networking and Consulting - Getting an offer from MBB How much does networking help in getting an offer from M/B/B? I've heard both sides on this issue with some saying that it is a straight GPA/experience/case interview game and others who say the key to landing a job in consulting is through networking. What do you guys think? To what extent do you ...
MBBDubai
18 years 8 months ago
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anyone know about the companies on this list for management consulting?http://depts.washington.edu/careers/job-intern/com... I found that list on the UW website, and I was wondering if anyone sees any management consulting firms besides MTG Management consultants on it. My second question is, since I know that MTG probably isn't a super reputable firm like MBB, if I w...
manoftroy909
228 years 8 months ago
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Law school to consulting?I'm about to start my last year of law school and have a bit of a dilemma. I spent the summer interning at one of the top corporate law firms in the country and have an offer to return as a permanent associate after graduation. Unfortunately, I'm a little disenchanted with law and am considering goi...
argon
158 years 8 months ago
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turnover at M/B/B?entry-level positions are generally 2-3 year programs at M/B/B...anybody have any idea what the turnover rate is? voluntary and involuntary? i am guessing that 1-2 go to PE, 1-2 get axed, rest stay on and/or go to b-school ...
new grad
18 years 8 months ago
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Economic ConsultingAnyone know anything about economic consulting(General academic trend, interview process & preparation)? Nera, Balts White, FTI, etc.. Thanks! ...
bcaw
28 years 8 months ago
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Breaking into Management ConsultingHi everyone, Thanks in advance for your advice. I just finished summer analyst at top BB, and previously worked in another in wealth management. I really would like to try and get a full-time job in consulting. I go to a small liberal arts school, and although the alumni network is good for finance,...
dklurfield
18 years 8 months ago
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Corporate Finance - Transaction Services career pathsJust wondering, what sort of career paths does 'Transaction Services' in a Big4 firm open up? The position provides training for an ACA qualification as well. What sort of working hours and type of work can I expect? The websites seem quite vague, 'supporting transactions, transaction structuring et...
heca_bomb
88 years 8 months ago

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