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Best time to apply?I've recently started in independent ER (didn't want the issues associated with sell-side), fresh out of undergrad, and I like my job: I get to do modelling, but also fundamental analysis, report writing, a bit of company contact (even at my junior level), keeping up to date with the markets, etc. H...
jnchs
08 years 1 month ago
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Independent Consultant - Hourly Wage InquiryHello, I am currently a independent consultant a Venture Capital and Management Consulting firm and I was wondering how much I should charge as a hourly wage??? I don't want to shut myself out of the opportunity, but I want them to compensate me appropriately. I have roughly 1.5 years at Due Dil...
sodano5
05 years 9 months ago
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SA: Bain or BCG, or something else?Hi, I got internship offers from both Bain & Company and BCG. Bain guaranteed that I will work on an international PE engagement in London, while at BCG I would work in Brussels. Comp is the same. I also interviewed at a BBs in London, and could intern on a FX structuring/trading desk. How would...
mxc
08 years 1 month ago
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Engineering to ConsultingHi all, New to the forums and consulting and would like to input from people on this board. I am currently a software engineer at Microsoft and have an electrical engineering bachelor's. However, i'm a pretty outgoing person with pretty good communication skills and have been told by many people th...
darkknight4686
05 years 9 months ago
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PwC Advisroy ServicesThis is from the PwC site listing advisroy services in the USA. 1. Does anyone have personal experience doing strategy projects at PwC or at any other big4? 2. How many times (X out of 10) do you get to do the type of projects listed below? 3. Do they hire analysts? 4. What sort of clients use these...
IBWannaB
08 years 1 month ago
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HELP - Informational Phone Interview I have an informational interview with a consultant via phone coming up soon (Friday). I need to prep a bit for it but I've never conducted one before. Any advice or tips? Just looking for what the overall tone/structure of the conversation should be, what types of questions to ask, what questions t...
nelly0
05 years 8 months ago
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What type of StatsWhat type of stats would you need to break into M/B/B if you go to Northwestern University or University of Chicago. ...
jkjkjk
07 years 11 months ago
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Water Street PartnersDoes anybody know about them? I got a call to set up a 30 minute introductory interview sometime next week. Besides their website, which I checked out [http://www.waterstreetpartners.net/], I was not able to find a whole lot of useful info on the internet. Thanks! ...
orange41
05 years 8 months ago
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Sample QuestionsDoes anyone have any sample case interview questions, whether they are from an actual interview or from your mind, that i could try to solve. ...
jkjkjk
07 years 11 months ago
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Making a move to McKinsey after first year IB?Is it probable? I am not clear on how a move from banking will be perceived in the consulting industry. Would it be better to try for McKinsey after your first year or second year in banking? ...
PiperJaffrayChiang
05 years 8 months ago
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Resume question about clientsIs it ok to put on your resume the name of a client and what you did or should I just say "a fortune 500 financial services company?" im thinking the latter. thanks ...
Prime Minister Bhutto
07 years 10 months ago
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IMS Consulting Anyone heard of them? I stumbled across a position I'd like to apply to but I have no idea about them. Just looking for general information and if it's a good place to work. ...
nelly0
05 years 8 months ago
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UK Student wishing to work MBB Abroad (most probably U.S.A)Hello forum users, Just curious as to the chances of a UK student (at top university) securing a full time position in an MBB consultancy in a U.S office location. I really haven't been specific enough in terms of my particular credentials but am essentially curious as to whether there is a differ...
student25
07 years 9 months ago
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Investment Banking/ Asset Management to MBBHi Quick question on changing careers. I completed my M&A graduate programme and am now in an investing role at a pension fund, and want to move into consulting at MBB (general consulting as opposed to any specific department). I would be applying for a experienced hire position, and as I have...
IB2Consulting
05 years 8 months ago
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Vault 2009 RankingsFor those interested, Vault just came out with their 2009 prestige rankings. There's some pretty changes in there with all the accounting firms getting back into the fray, and one interesting shift in the 2/3 spots. 1. McKinsey & Company New York, NY 2. The Boston Consulting Group...
Narrator
07 years 8 months ago
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Reminder: Consulting Case Interview Guide AvailableDear Fellow Primates, Just wanted to issue a reminder that our latest publication, Make Your Case: Master Consulting Interviews, is now available to help you dominate your Consulting interviews coming up. This 133 page guide is the only tool you will need to master the consulting case interview. ...
WallStreetOasis.com
05 years 7 months ago
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1st year associate in London - salaryHi, any idea what are the salaries in consulting for a 1st year associate post-MBA in London? ...
AK47Consultant
07 years 7 months ago
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Trade official MC training materials for HBS/Wharton/Stanford CV BooksAs in the title, I am willing to trade the official 2010-2011 CV books of HBS/Wharton/Stanford for official Mck/BCG/Bain training materials. scanned copy is fine as well if you dont have electronic version. Send a PM if you're interested. Wharton and HBS books have over 700 CVs each and Stanford ove...
wamartinu
05 years 7 months ago
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Towers Perrin (Health and Welf)hey all, anybody have experience or know someone that has had an interview with Towers? I'm going for their health and welfare div this week and so far what ive heard is behavioral for first rounds. Anybody have insight on the firm, good or bad that's good to know about? Thanks a bunch for your help...
tyrannosaur
07 years 7 months ago
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Guidebooks after you've started?Are there any guidebooks that address performing well within a consulting firm after you've started? It would be particularly helpful for PhD's etc who don't have a lot of prior business background. ...
machantis
05 years 7 months ago
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Carreker?Anyone ever heard of Carreker Revenue Enhancement Group? ...
MonkeyMath
07 years 6 months ago
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Liberty Mutual Associate Consulting Interview ?Has anyone gone through the interview process? What can I expect? Thoughts on the position? Thanks! ...
longn
05 years 7 months ago
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FTI FLC interviewI have a second round interview with FTI for forensic and litigation consulting. Does anybody have any information about the structure or what to expect? Any help would be great. ...
CoryTim
07 years 6 months ago
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Headhunter searchHello, I'm looking for a headhunter in Phila-NYC Area. I have 3.7 GPA with 3 years of vaccine mfg. experience in a top 10 pharma company. 1 year experience as a front line Supervisor and have applied to MBB but haven't been able to get an offer. I want to be in Strategy & Ops. Any help is apprec...
consul101
05 years 6 months ago
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mckinsey turnaround timehow long after the interview, will I find out? ...
collegeguy87
07 years 6 months ago
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Fidelity Consulting Interview helpHey I have an interview for consulting business analyst at fidelity coming up and I was wondering if anyone knew what to expect from it. thanks ...
xc16
05 years 6 months ago
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NERA 2nd round Interviewhey guys, did any one of you have second round interviews with NERA before? What kind of questions did they ask you? Any tech questions? I am a college senior major in math and econ. thx ...
6r
07 years 5 months ago
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Financial Model for Hospital System Does anybody have a model for a hospital system or physicians group that you could share. Have an interview coming up with a management consulting firm and would appreciate the help. Thanks. ...
ffactor
05 years 6 months ago
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LECG London final roundHi all, I was wondering if any of you went through final round interviews for an analyst position at LECG London. I am especially curious about the case interview. Is it very different from a regular, strategy case interview? Any insight would be appreciated! Thanks! Eoy ...
eoy
07 years 3 months ago
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real estate PE or top 10 consulting?hey guys - ive been debating between a PE firm specialized in real estate and a top 10 (not MBB/not management consulting) consulting firm. PE upside: much hands on responsibility; little office politics; downside: small name recognition, learning may be limited to real estate consulting upside: mor...
cranberries
05 years 6 months ago
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Sophomore InternshipsAs a sophomore at a mid target. Where should I be applying for a decent chance to get an internship? I have high GPA, work experience as a wealth management analyst last year, as well as many leadership activities on campus. Thanks ...
Blago99
07 years 3 months ago
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Pre-2nd round recruiting by offices?Just of out sheer curiosity, is it common for offices that you have indicated on your application to contact you between round 1 and round 2 to 'sell' their location? I have a final round interview at another top consulting firm that did not do anything similar. ...
calvincat
05 years 6 months ago
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The Cambridge GroupAnyone heard of them? Based out of Chicago.... Thoughts on the BA experience and exits? I am considering them for a summer position ...
ShadowMoses
07 years 2 months ago
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Deloitte HC Consulting second rounds - BlitzHas anyone attended Deloitte HC Consulting blitz? What was your experience and about how many people make it through? ...
ricecat
05 years 6 months ago
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Mckinsey SA Offers?Has anyone heard back from their final rounds last week? What is the general conversion rate from final round -> offer? ...
serendipity21
07 years 2 months ago
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Consulting firms in San Diego / Los AngelesWould anyone mind posting a list of respected and well-paying consulting firms in either the San Diego or Los Angeles area? Looking for full-time job (current undergrad business senior). Thanks. ...
hakeemolajuwon
05 years 6 months ago
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Gotham Consulting Partners: operating value for portfolio companiesAnyone know of firms similar to Gotham Consulting Partners ? These guys basically work on creating operating value for portfolio companies of private equity firms. ...
SAC
07 years 3 weeks ago
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Acquis Consulting: comp, culture, etc?Anyone know anything about Acquis consulting? Friend may be joining there and I would love to know if anyone knows anything about comp (year and a half of prior consulting experience) and the culture. Thanks in advance ...
Billy Ray Valentine
05 years 6 months ago
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Strategy / Bus Dev Pay at Director LevelHi All, what is the scale of pay for strategy planning / business development guys at tech giants like Cisco, Microsoft, etc at the director level with top consulting+top MBA background? Thx for your reply! ...
IBWannaB
07 years 3 weeks ago
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Financial Sales/Marketing-Oriented Partner SoughtGreetings, I am an entrepreneur with many years of experience in the securities-collateralized financing field with a new iteration of my company. I am now ready to bring in a partner who has energy and sales/marketing experience, including internet email marketing and tradtional networking experie...
abnicholas
05 years 6 months ago
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question to mckinseyitesanybody have any insight into what the telaviv office is like? people-wise, life-balance-wise, work-wise, business-wise? any info will be very much appreciated :) ...
dagro
06 years 9 months ago
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Seeking: final interview case practice buddyBeen invited to final round in four weeks. Would like to practice case interviews. Anyone want to Skype with me? PM if interested and good luck to all! ...
rinairy
05 years 5 months ago
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Which MBB office from an MA program?I'll be graduating with an MA in econ from UCL in London this coming June, but I'm spending the second year of my program at a partner institution in Eastern Europe. Would I have a decent shot at the London offices? And would my EE language skills give me a leg up for any other offices? I spoke to t...
Intaglio5
06 years 9 months ago
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Strategy Consulting in Tech & TelecomHi guys! I need all of you graduates, guys pursuing MBA to give me some gyaan on Consulting practise at M/B/B in TMT domain (technology media and telecommunications) I really like this sector...and want to know how should i go about pursuing it... in terms of which B-School offers a specialisation i...
sniswa
06 years 8 months ago
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Lake Partners Strategy Consultants insights and thoughts?Does anyone have insights/thoughts on Lake Partners Strategy Consultants? ...
johnnywalker123
06 years 7 months ago
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non-business masters entering consultingHi, I'm currently a graduate student in a master program studying public health. I've been checking out this forum for a while, but most of the discussions are centered around business majors. I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice how to proceed for a career switch. I will be graduatin...
lichenlt
06 years 6 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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HBS case studieshey there. i was wondering if anyone had access to hbs case studies. i need three and would be happy if anyone could provide me with them without having to purchase them. a pm would be much appreciated. ...
dagro
06 years 6 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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Energy Trading - MBA - Management ConsultingCurrently trading but looking to do MC post MBA. Would I be able to lev my energy background into an energy focus MC shop? I know a lot of places have offices in Houston where I am currently located. Any advice would be great. ...
monty09
06 years 6 months 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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deloitte risk consultingi'm looking into a position with deloitte consulting in their Enterprise Risk Services practice, specifically within Business Risk (the other two areas are Technology Risk and AVA - accounting, valuation, analytics) anyone have thoughts regarding this type of consulting (essentially risk management)...
teetoo8
06 years 5 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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economic consulting hiringDoes anyone have any idea what how many offers CRA or Analysis Group tends to give out per office? ...
umich404
06 years 5 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 10 months ago
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consulting to banking?I recently graduated from a top 10 MBA and i'm heading to a second tier consulting doing M&A consulting (reorg, restructuring). I've had no luck with banking during recruiting, but I'm still extremely interested in getting into IBD, how likely will M&A consulting help me getting into IBD la...
aucsweep
06 years 4 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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Consulting and class sizeWould you rather start off in a class of 5 or a class of 15? Let's leave the pyramid vs. diamond structure out of it...what are the benefits of starting with a big class versus a small class? ...
petergibbons
06 years 4 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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McK office hiring associatesWhich McKinsey offices are currently hiring associates in North America? I am an experienced candidate and planning to apply now...wanted to make sure that my office selection contains offices that are currently hiring. Thanks, Ormus ...
ormus
06 years 2 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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Smaller, not big name consulting firm good for MBA admissions?I am a graduating senior and my goal is to get into managing assets at a top firm. However, I don't think I will be able to do that right out of undergrad. I do have an offer from a highly quantitatively focused small-mid sized consulting firm. Not a big name, but seems like they are doing very well...
Lookingforinfo
06 years 2 months ago
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Moving from small and virtually unkown firm to M/B/BGraduated from LSE/SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) with a joint masters in International Relations and Economics and then moved (back) to Tokyo. Found a job with a small, unknown firm that does consulting for governments on trade-related issues, especially w/r/t agriculture but also ac...
quijote
08 years 7 months ago
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Consulting Company / HR list?Hello all, I am new to this part of the forum and as an undergrad, am really exploring all of the options that may be available to me. I just went through a list of small banks for IB and some other positions but, find it hard to find a list of consulting companies willing to take interns. My schoo...
PIE
06 years 2 months ago
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McK Greater China?Please shed some light on McK Greater China. Quality of work..prestige..exit opps..lifestyle.. ...
Tianismyname
08 years 7 months ago
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The Junior Associateanybody hear of this position? Mckinsey seem to have it. i was wondering what comp was like compared with the neighbors, what the job means (more analyst or more associate work?), who usually gets this position and why... thanks ...
dagro
06 years 2 months ago
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Phone Interview x2Anyone have any suggestions on how to prepare for a phone interview? (e.g. are there any applications I should have on my computer as I do the case (like excel?) or will a calculator suffice?) Also, has anyone had a phone interview recently and have any tips/suggestions or could tell me what they we...
Sundaisy
08 years 7 months ago
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Videoconference Consulting InterviewsI have videoconference final rounds with McKinsey Dubai and videconference first rounds with Bain coming up. How will this differ than a normal in person interview? I know McK loves to use graphs tables etc. - will they still do that and if so how? ...
nycIBD
06 years 2 months ago
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Analysis GroupHi, I will interview with the Analysis Group in a few days. Does anybody have any comments/specific info about the company? Any info regarding the interview process? Do they conduct case interviews? Thanks in advance. I really appreciate your help. Cachiman ...
cachiman
08 years 6 months ago
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Consulting exit opportunitesOne consulting exit opportunity is corporate startegy dept in some big company. In IB, the analogous one is to work in corp finance at some company -- ppl say that involves a big paycut fom regular IB. My question is how do the 2 exit positions compare? (pay, hours) ...
ARC
06 years 2 months ago
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Mercer HR ConsultingAny interview tips? What to expect? What kind of questions/cases? ...
dfratz
08 years 6 months ago
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Advanced Analytical Consulting Group?Advanced Analytical Consulting Group - AACG - has anyone heard of them? See to be a boutique economic consulting firm, but does anyone know how big they are, and what their reputation is? Thanks ...
Dr Joe
06 years 2 months ago
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BAH Final RoundJust looking for some insight into how BAH handles final rounds. Open-ended question because I have heard little about the process. Thanks. ...
funnyplatoon
08 years 6 months ago
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FTI Forensic & Litigation Final RoundHas anyone gone through a final round interview with FTI consulting in their forensic & litigation consulting practice? I know it consists of 4-5 interviews and a group case, but I would really like to know what kinds of specific questions I can expect. All behavioral for the interviews? Thanks ...
wesdxc5
06 years 2 months ago
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Corporate Restructuring Phone Interview Questions, consulting firm?Hey guys, I have a phone interview with the restructuring division of a consulting firm tomorrow. Has anyone been through one of these interviews? If so, can you please provide some questions they ask or might ask? Thanks everyone. ...
cyclone4124
08 years 6 months ago
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Accenture Tech Labs ChicagoAnyone know anything about Accenture tech labs? Exit ops? Pay? ...
2600hz
06 years 1 month ago
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Consulting gigDoes anybody know about the Wells-Canning Associates? They are in to investment consulting, and portfolio analytics. The offer unique investment tools to insurance companies regarding their investments. I have a phone interview with one of the partners. I am very impressed with what I read on their ...
cfanalyst
08 years 5 months ago
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Special Assets Group, Bank of AmericaI was talking to one of my friends who works at FTI about maybe pursuing a position with them. He told me an alternative would be looking for a position within the Special Assets Group at Bank of America (where I currently work). I am not too sure on exactly what this group does. I was wondering if ...
BankerC159
06 years 3 weeks ago
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Chase Cost Management? Has anyone heard of them or is familiar with them? Thanks ...
mack387
08 years 4 months ago
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D M
06 years 2 weeks ago
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Stockamp & AssociatesFound out about them on fortunes top 20 for grads...any word on them? reputation? post job prospects? experience on job? etc. ...
e36M3
08 years 3 months ago
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Masters or WE + MBA?Hi there, I am an undergrad at a decent school in Europe and I'm looking to go into consulting. I think I know what I need to do, but there are some things which I need advice on. After reading the forums it seems that the best approach is to get some work experience and then a proper MBA. However, ...
ck123321
05 years 11 months ago
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Marketing Strategy Consulting How would working a few years at a marketing consulting strategy firm be looked upon by top bschools ie M7?. The starting salary for an analyst is over 60k but other than that I know nothing about prestigious marketing consulting firms. Anyone know anything? What the good ones are? Bschool option...
Prime Minister Bhutto
08 years 3 months ago
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Ernst & Young real estate tranactions advisory serviceJust got my phone interview for Ernst & Young with their real estate transactions advisory services group. Any ideas on what I should expect on the technical interview? The HR person told me it was a 3 year analyst who will be testing my real estate finance knowledge in a 30 minute call. You thi...
jt8506
05 years 11 months ago
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Banking Coverletter vs. Consulting Coverletter In banking coverletters are meant to be very short and concise. Is this the same for consulting or do they look for more? ...
shallaba
08 years 3 months ago
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HeadhunterCan anyone recommend a Consulting Headhunter for the DC area. I'm with a small firm now (4 years experience - Middle management) Ivy League grad degrees - economics 3.9. I would like to make the jump to a large firm. I welcome all advice. ...
calliesweet
05 years 11 months ago
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Monitor vs Oliver Wyman (GMC)Any views - culture, prestige, pay, exit ops, etc... ...
DaveGG
08 years 3 months ago
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Booz Capital ?anyone know anything about this?!http://dealbreaker.com/2010/05/unfounded-rumor-of-... ...
Bateman1986
05 years 11 months ago
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MPAA & LEKhttp://www.reuters.com/article/industryNews/idUSN2365001520080124 Pretty rare that consulting firms get called out in public. ...
Djax
08 years 3 months ago
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Nomura Research Institutehey guys wanted to know your thoughts on Nomura Research Institute (NRI) Has anyone heard anything good/bad about the firm??? Culture/pay/experience any input advice would be appreciated thanks ...
bean
05 years 10 months ago
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Differnce in pay at M/B/B (USA vs. Central Europe)Does anyone have info on how much lower the pay is at M/B/B between the US and countries like Chech Republic, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, etc. One proxy could be that at Big4 people at entry level make in the region of $15-20,000 compared to the $50-55,000 in the USA. Could the differnce be...
IBWannaB
08 years 2 months ago
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Resources Global ProfessionalsDoes anyone have any info on this firm. Do consultants from there go on to some of the bigger shops in management consulting, MBB? ...
GeneralThade
05 years 10 months ago
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Dating in ConsultingHey.. being a new consultant in the fall.. I was wondering what the dating life is like for a consultant who has to constantly be on the road? ...
nukerliu
08 years 2 months ago
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Ph.D. in AccountancyMy intentions after a MS in Accountancy are to pursue a Ph.D. and become a research professor. However, lately, i've become more intrigued by the world of consulting. And was wondering what types of jobs in the private sector are available for Ph.D.'s in Accountancy. Anyone care to weigh in? ...
StrongMan
05 years 10 months ago
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Mars&Co?Hey all, I'm in a pharmD in my final semester who's looking to transition away from my field and while combing through my schools listings I came across Mars&Co. I obviously have a background in chemistry as well as experience interning in equity research (hence im focusing on ER jobs) but asid...
furry
08 years 2 months ago
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Senior Analyst Salary MBBHey what salary could one expect as an outside hire to a 3rd year analyst / direct-to-associate position at McKinsey etc? ...
kote
05 years 9 months ago
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case interviews in asiai have an interview coming up for MBB asia office I've heard they are slightly different in that you need to adapt to how local people think and etc. anyone with experience on interviewing with asian offices care to comment? thanks ...
failureofinterviews
08 years 2 months ago
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Recruiting for a different office than on campusI'm going to graduate school in London and will be at a school where there is a heavy recruiting presence. But, I'm looking to work in a different city (not NYC though; I don't know if that makes things easier since that's where everyone wants to go). Is anybody aware of any process where I could d...
khj5
05 years 9 months ago
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Preparing for MBB InternshipHey guys I am working at a smaller sized office at an MBB (didn't do NYC due to personal reasons/family). Pretty much every industry and functional area is active in it so my options aren't limited, and I have a few general questions. First - is there any reading material to prepare myself for consu...
big unit
08 years 1 month ago
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Boutique Consulting Firms in Chicago, Indy?Can anyone provide a short concise list of small boutique consulting firms in Chicago or Indianapolis area. I am a senior majoring in Economic Consulting and Entrepreneurship/Corporate Innovation and am looking for more boutique consulting firms. These interest me more than the "top" firms because...
kelleykid
05 years 9 months ago

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