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  1. 2015 FT Recruiting Mega Thread

          Applications for full-time analyst positions at the following firms are now open unless otherwise stated. Get after it, monkeys! See you on the Street;) Front-office IBD, S&T and/or Research Deutsche Bank Evercore (Superday schedu ...

    195 comments - 6 silver bananas - Sep 5 2014 - 2:00pm -

  2. Oliver Wyman Numerical reasoning test

    Hello, I just applied for an Entry Level Consultant at the firm and received this email saying that I have to complete this 30-min numerical exam in 2 days. Because I am very interested in this firm, I want to prepare my best and I'd love to know mor ...

    93 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:17pm -

  3. Booz, PwC, and "Strategy&"

    I am surprised nobody has started this topic yet, but PwC just released their rebranding of Booz & Co. The name they chose? Strategy&. Apparently PwC has a pension for picking rediculous names for its consulting firms. Before spinning off its stra ...

    57 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:48pm -

  4. Leaving Deloitte S&O after ~2 years, ask me anything

          In the coming weeks, I will be leaving Deloitte S&O after just under 2 years on the job, to join the corporate strategy group at a retailer. Since this forum was very helpful to me as I was seeking jobs in consulting, I thought I ...

    88 comments - 6 silver bananas - Mar 8 2014 - 11:05pm -

  5. 2011 PwC Starting Salary

    Does anyone know the starting salary and signing bonus (ballpark) at PwC advisory for this years undergrad class? Thanks in advance. consulting Undergrad associate Salary pwc advisory ...

    100 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:19pm -

  6. any preferred undergrad majors for consulting?

    I was wondering if consulting firms like McKinsey prefers certain undergrad majors over others, even if only by a little. Strong math/quantitative skills are obviously necessary, but would there be any preference between say operations research/financial ...

    86 comments - 2 silver bananas - Nov 9 2016 - 1:36pm -

  7. Consulting internship during sophomore summer?

    Hello fellow primates, I currently attend a semi-target (think USC/Berkeley/UCLA/McKenna/Pomona) and will be a sophomore in the fall. I recently received an offer from a top consulting firm for summer 2014 (think MBB, Booz, Deloitte, LEK). However, I defi ...

    40 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:13pm -

  8. Best luggage?

    Any recommendations on a good luggage set (carry-on/laptop bag) popular among MBB consultants? consulting luggage travel ...

    115 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:41pm -

  9. Mental Math Help, Resources

    I have consulting interviews coming up, and urgently need mental math prep. Can anyone suggest online (free) resources I can use to pick up my terrible mental math skills? What math strategies are helpful to acing the math part of the consulting interview ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:44pm -

  10. Drug testing at top consulting firms

    I'm in Canada, and will be interning at an MBB over the summer. Do top firms (not just mbb, but others like Deloitte and atk) do drug tests on future full-time employees? I ask because I am planning to travel and party hard in Europe before I start. ...

    40 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:16pm -

  11. Switching from Consulting to Investment Banking

    Hi All, I am looking for some advice on how I should proceed with my life, now that I am committed to get into banking or equity research. ...

    52 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 1:34pm -

  12. From medical school to consulting or banking?

    I went to college at a school ranked in the 20s with a minor in business and I will be finishing medical school in 2012 at a school ranked in the 10s. GPA is 3.9 in college, and my grades are above average in medical school. My questions: 1. how competiti ...

    46 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:48pm -

  13. Ambition dying, dead, or just on hold?

    Hi guys I posted earlier about my miserable time in consulting (Thought Consulting was My Dream...I Hate It). Two months after my original post, I still dislike it and have made the decision to quietly seek other employment, hopefully lining up a job reas ...

    55 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 9 2013 - 2:38am -

  14. Is making Partner worth the hype

    For those who have made it to Partner- is making Partner worth the hype? The "carrots" seem to be the omnipresent golden handcuffs and perks that at a minimum stroke the ego. What else is there? What additional exit options are available once yo ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:43pm -

  15. How to Succeed in Management Consulting by Victor Cheng

    Did anyone get it? I was appalled by the sticker price when he offered up the program today. I would have priced it waaaaaay below what he's asking, and I don't care to be apart of his elite networking club. Personally, I think he takes himself ...

    44 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:43pm -

  16. 7 Tips For Acing Your Next Consulting Case Competition

    Hi monkeys. No doubt many of you guys have at one point entered a case competition while in university, whether required for a course or trying to boost your resume. However especially among newer competitors, I've seen a lot of smart people make rea ...

    19 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:21pm -

  17. MBB Consulting Q&A

          2/25/13 update: Ampharos has now been working in consulting for 5+ months and said he can continue answering questions regarding MBB, recruiting, breaking in, day to day life, etc, ask away! Hi Guys, 5+ months ago I started working at ...

    57 comments - 4 silver bananas - Feb 28 2013 - 10:12am -

  18. Consulting Full Time Offer After 1 Year of Searching

    After 1 year of searching, 700 practice cases, and 200 informational interviews I got 2 job offers at two 2nd tier consulting firms. I started searching in June of last year and spent my first three months networking. I managed to speak to about 150 peopl ...

    34 comments - 6 silver bananas - May 31 2014 - 2:00pm -

  19. MBA- Kellogg vs Yale vs Cornell Go!

    Hey guys, I have the fortune to be accepted to these programs and would appreciate some honest feedback on which school to spend my next two years Background: late 20s upon matriculation, 4 years in 2nd/3rd tier consulting (big 4), public university engin ...

    53 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 5 2014 - 3:19pm -

  20. McKinsey, Bain, GS, or GE offer choices

    After a crazy recruiting season I have managed to get offers from McKinsey and Bain, entry level analyst position all in comp around 85k. GS is in S&T, fixed income all in comp I think should be ~90k (depending on my bonus) and GE is in corporate deve ...

    61 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 14 2012 - 5:58pm -

  21. Made a math error during a case interview

    I made approached the math question the wrong during a case interview, but I corrected myself. Also, I made a minor mistake- the question was about monthly profit and the data was gathered from two months, so I divided by 2 twice by mistake, but corrected ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:48pm -

  22. McKinsey Consulting vs. McKinsey Research (possible backdoor???)

    You guys are probably aware that McKinsey has 2 divisions that they hire in: Consulting and Research (supporting the consultants). A friend of mine received an offer from McK "Knowledge Network" as a Junior Research Analyst, and wants to know ho ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:18pm -

  23. Difference between "Management" and "Strategy" consulting?

    Doing MBA research and a lot of schools break 'management' and 'strategy' consulting into two distinct categories in employment reports. Clearly the majority show MBB as 'management' consulting, but there are also some listin ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:16pm -

  24. Bain vs McKinsey?? which is the better place to start?

    Hi everyone, I have offers from both the Bain and McK offices in London. At the moment, I don't know precisely what I'd like to do in a few years time. I'm thinking I'd like to stay in consulting and work my way towards Partner. This m ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:17pm -

  25. Lets Talk MBB exit ops post MBA

    Happy NFL day guys, So my plan is to go from F500 FLDP (With around 4 yrs exp total)--> Top 10 MBA--> MBB (If not MBB, probably settle for Deloitte or similar) ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:50pm -

  26. Former McKinsey manager, taking questions

    Glad to talk about my role at McKinsey or the case interview process- post your questions McKCaseInterview's blog consulting McKinsey case interviews consulting mckinsey APD ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 13 2014 - 11:00pm -

  27. Booz Allen VS Deloitte Consulting Prestige

    (Re wrote to dissolve any confusion my initial post was unclear) I have an interview with Booz Allen Hamilton strategy consulting and one with Deloitte Technology Consulting (if it makes you feel better call it IT advisory). I may decline Deloitte tech al ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:44pm -

  28. Delete_thread.

          Deleted. IB MBA consulting mbb Scholarship Darden ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2014 - 6:27pm -

  29. First Year 2011 Consulting Salaries- MBB, Booz, Monitor, OW, Deloitte, etc.

          Alright internships are over...any one have info on class of 2011 compensation.. consulting bonus Salary ...

    120 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 29 2010 - 11:21pm -

  30. Exit Ops: Economic Consulting

    Does anybody know what the exit ops are like at places like Charles River Associates, NERA, and LECG? I feel well positioned to get a job in the economic consulting industry, but I wouldn't want to get stuck there for life. I'm hoping I'd b ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:14pm -

  31. Advice please! Google v. IBM v. Deloitte?

    Hi folks, WSO has been a great source of advice throughout my job search- and I finally have options that I could really use your help to decide between! I'm a senior at a top 3 university, currently trying to figure out what to do for full time. I r ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 1 2014 - 5:13pm -

  32. What are Deloitte/Booz & Co/Accenture salaries post-MBA?

          I looked at managementconsulted.com's salaries and they were $160k+ right out of b-school. That seems pretty high first year out; I assume those salaries are from high cost of living areas only. I also checked Glassdoor, but they ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 19 2014 - 4:07pm -

  33. Do you think consulting is romanticized?

          The way consultancies make their presentations at my school, consulting seems like one of the most fulfilling jobs in the world. For people working in industry (mainly jr. people), is it everything you imagined? Do you find yourself, ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2012 - 9:46am -

  34. AlphaSights

    Does anybody have any background info on this company? I have an interview with them for their HK office. I'm looking specifically for their reputation on the street or in consulting circles, their profitability (I'm not familiar with "expe ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:20pm -

  35. Fit/Behavioral Interviews- A Crash Course

          A few weeks ago I finished interviewing for MBA consulting internships and wanted to capture some of my thoughts while they're still fresh. There are lots of good resources for case interviews available, but most of the truly gre ...

    21 comments - 7 silver bananas - Aug 14 2014 - 11:51am -

  36. 3.9 GPA, semi-target, hard science/math major...few offers/interviews. Should I look elsewhere?

    Hi all, I have a little over a 3.9 at a semi-target (Cornell) in biology and math with a minor in comp sci and significant AEM coursework (practically done with the major requirements). last summer i did healthcare consulting/marketing at a respected, mid ...

    49 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2012 - 3:12am -

  37. SAIS or SIPA?

    Sorry if this is in the wrong place! I'm considering grad school and the more I think about it, the more I think its the right path for me. I was looking at top schools like SAIS JHU and SIPA at Columbia for their International Economics programs, al ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2012 - 4:42pm -

  38. What car do you drive?

          I'll be starting work this year at LEK and I'm getting a car soon. I'm considering something like a preowned (probably between 2003-2008) BMW 3-series, Infiniti G, or Acura TL. In a driving city (Not NY). Does this work ...

    64 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 4 2011 - 11:23am -

  39. GPA at grade-deflated schools (UChicago)

    Im currently a sophomore at the University of Chicago with a 3.4 GPA. I've had an upward trend in my GPA and hopefully by junior year recruiting, I will have a 3.6-3.7+. ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2016 - 6:15pm -

  40. When someone tells me consulting is a real job

    And:------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ask me what I'm doing this summer in the Hamptons Are you my consultant or my cell phone bill?: http://wheninfinance.tumblr.com/ wheninfinance ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2012 - 9:59am -

  41. Finance: not so “attractive” anymore?

    Universum, an employer branding company, has released its world's most attractive employers list and investment banks barely made it to the top 10. The fairest of them all was Google, followed by KPMG and Ernst & Young in 2nd and 3rd while invest ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 1 2010 - 4:28pm -

  42. Moving from finance to consulting

    2 Questions: 1) Does having a finance internship your junior year of college hurt your chances of getting a full time consulting interview? 2) Is it better to work at an industry coverage group vs a product group if you wanna consider consulting later on? ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:41pm -

  43. McKinsey PEI questions?

    Hello, I had first rounds at McKinsey last week. Made it through but I think my PEI answers were the weak point. Although I knew that would go in depth I wasn't really prepared for how much and I had to spend way too much time thinking and trying to ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:17pm -

  44. breaking into consulting a year or 2 after my MBA

    Hi WSO, I got my MBA from a top 10 school in 2013. 'am currently working in corporate finance at a not-so-well-known company and would like to break into management consulting within the next year. From what I hear getting into a consulting firm is t ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 30 2014 - 9:56am -

  45. Fired from prestigious consulting firm- been unemployed for 6 months- HELP

    First a little about me. I graduated with a liberal arts major and a high GPA from a 'target' school in 2011. Shortly thereafter I began working at a small strategy consulting firm in NY (V50 firm). After 1 year at this job, I was told I had to ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 6 2013 - 1:03am -

  46. College Advice Needed

          First, I hope I am posting this in the correct section. Anyhow, onto the main topic of this post. In the next 4-6 months, I will have to send in my college applications. As of now, I am planning on getting a bachelor's in some en ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 27 2014 - 6:57pm -

  47. A real zinger from the NYT

    Guys- Enjoy this rather scathing review of banking and consulting from Guy Kawasaki. Your choice to believe or disbelieve. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/21/business/21corne... Q. Why did you carve out investment banking and consulting? A. With investment ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 23 2010 - 9:59pm -

  48. Does consulting really give the toughest interviews?

    The Street's Seth Fiegerman had an interesting article today about companies and their tough interview questions. Using Glassdoor's employee reviews, he ranked the top ten toughest and I have to say, I found the results rather surprising. Seeing ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 8 2011 - 9:26pm -

  49. How could I get an MBB offer from a top 5 MBA b-school?

          I plan on going to a top 5 MBA school to get an MBB offer. I'm amazed by the large number of students who get offers from MBB, especially at Kellogg. Is it really easier getting a job there as a top 5 MBA than in undergrad? How c ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2014 - 3:06pm -

  50. Off Cycle Recruiting at MBB/Interview Prep

    I just finished a non-econ related master's degree in political science. How realistic would it be to get a full time offer from McKinsey /Bain/ BCG if I apply within the next couple of months for a start date in fall 2010/winter 2010/2011? Are these ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:49pm -

  51. Starting All Over!?!?

    Gentlemen and Ladies, Not really sure where to put this, since its not a job related, nor Business (MBA) school related question really. So I'll ask the people who know the industry better than I. In short, I want to get into consulting. You may deci ...

    37 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 28 2010 - 8:48am -

  52. 2009 First Year Consulting Salaries

          Curious to know. Any info you guys have is appreciated....thanks! consulting Salaries ...

    47 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 4 2008 - 3:31pm -

  53. If you could work at any of these for 2 years, which would it be?

          McKinsey 36% (352 votes) Bain 20% (191 votes) BCG 10% (102 votes) Piper Jaffray 15% (145 votes) I'm rather kill myself than work at the above firms 19% (182 votes) Total votes: 972 consulting firm preference ...

    18 comments - silver bananas - Feb 16 2011 - 2:34pm -

  54. House of Lies- Showtime new series

          Who saw it? What you think? consulting tv shows evil capitalism ...

    36 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 8 2012 - 11:41pm -

  55. Deloitte vs MBB

    Hey, can anyone speak as to how selective Deloitte is compared to MBB when it comes to Junior undergrad internships? It seems like from what I've read that in order to get an interview at MBB you need a very high GPA, a brand name sophomore internshi ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 14 2014 - 9:06pm -

  56. House of Lies: a TV show on Management Consulting

          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJefLYL0zDQ Kristen Bell. Nuff said. consulting house of lies tv show ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 19 2011 - 5:33pm -

  57. Post-MBA career options

    Hi All, I could use a bit of advice on choosing a career path for after I get my MBA. I'm planning to apply to programs next summer, and for a few months now I've been running with the idea of becoming a management consultant after getting an MB ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:41pm -

  58. MBB Public Sector

          I'm heading into public sector consulting following an MPP from USC and was wondering about the various public sector practices the big firms have. Is USC considered a target school for public sector consulting? Awkwardly express ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 25 2011 - 1:05pm -

  59. Applied Predictive Technologies 1st rounds, any insight on them?

    Search turned up nothing on this firm. Just got 1st rounds invite with APT but I don't know much about the firm besides its data-driven consulting practice. Sounds overall like very tech-y consulting firm. Anyone has any insight on their culture, str ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 21 2017 - 11:10am -

  60. Nontargets that break into consulting

          I'd like to hear from people with consulting experience on what their observations of nontarget coworkers were (MBB and tier 2). Was there even a noticeable presence of nontarget individuals, and if so what were their backgrounds ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2011 - 12:52am -

  61. Engineer thinking of getting an MBA, then possibly Management or IT Consulting

    Hi, I'm currently an electrical engineer working in the Silicon Valley, I've been thinking of quitting my current job and moving back home to San Diego. I'll have 1.75 years work experience if I moved next month. Also been thinking about a ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 1 2014 - 8:03pm -

  62. Best airline for flying out of NYC

          I'll be starting my FT consulting gig here in a couple of weeks, and obviously want to soak up the periphery benefits of frequent travel. For traveling out of NYC, who do you guys recommend I travel with? American, Delta, United, ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2013 - 10:21am -

  63. GPA for STEM Degrees

    I know that GPA is question that is often asked, but what would be a good GPA to have if you are an undergrad applying for consulting jobs with an engineering degree? To be more specific I am an engineering major, with an additional major in the humanitie ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 21 2013 - 11:52pm -

  64. Consulting Vs Banking for Top MBA

          Pretty simple question; which of Consulting or Banking would be viewed more highly to get into a top MBA? Heard Harvard and other MBAs were cutting admissions to applicants from financial firms recently so wondering if they have a pre ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 2 2012 - 6:42am -

  65. Should you even be aiming for BB IBD anymore?

    A couple of stories have hit the tapes recently which both make fairly depressing reading for those looking to jump into a new 2/3 year analyst programme at a bulge bracket bank. 1- Bonuses are down. Way down. I can only give UK figures here but the avera ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2012 - 8:26pm -

  66. Best place to live

          Accepted consulting position upon graduation. Moving to a major city. How does one determine the best place to live. I know being close to an airport would be beneficial. How close would one want to be to the office? Should one get as ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 26 2014 - 11:56pm -

  67. Bain Houston vs. Monitor NYC

    Got FT offers from Monitor Group NY and Bain Houston. Factors to consider: *I'm from NY and would rather be in NY to be with friends and, uh, be in NY. *I want to do organizational leadership, and heard Monitor does this more than Bain. *More interes ...

    32 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 19 2010 - 3:41am -

  68. Opinions on Offers?

    I have offers from the following companies for FT positions out of undergrad: 1) An MBB 2) IBM GBS Public Sector 3) Booz Allen Hamilton- division related to IT/Systems development; info about BAH in general would also be appreciated I would like to learn ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2010 - 12:48am -

  69. HOW ON EARTH CAN SOMEONE GET A HIGH GPA!!?!

          I am honestly a very very very hard working person, studied through nights, and I still keep having Bs in my GPA around 2.93 out of 4. Every job says they want someone with high gpa because they have dedication to stay long hours, but ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2014 - 1:47am -

  70. Consulting--> MBA--> Consulting

          Hi All, Just wanted to ask what are the chances of getting into the M7/LBS/INSEAD B-schools after doing consulting from big-4 and second tier consulting firms such as Oliver Wyman, Parthenon etc. How would you rate Accenture MC, Hewit ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2011 - 6:20pm -

  71. Big 4 VS Possible IB

    I'm mostly a lurker here, but actually am looking for some info I've had trouble finding on the forums. I'm heavy into my networking (50+emails/calls a week...1-5 info meetings a week). Looking to score an offer by the end of the upcoming f ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2011 - 2:21pm -

  72. LGBT consultants

          Let's talk about important issues. I'm starting in the fall and would love to hear from those already in the industry. consulting Gay LGBT ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2011 - 6:23pm -

  73. Disney Corporate Strategy vs. McK/BCG/Bain

    I'm new to this forum (in the posting sense- been reading it for a while), and was hoping I could get some advice. I have a friend that just got a job at Disney's Corp Strategy group and seems pretty excited about it. I have been pretty interest ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 3 2009 - 4:52pm -

  74. Resume Critique: Let us try this again, shall we?

          Clearly trying to make the title funny or ironic wasn't the wisest of moves, to say the least. Anyways, I'm applying to some summer internships through TFA and wanted some opinions on how to make the resume *pop*. Any and al ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 26 2011 - 4:47pm -

  75. Do you get sick of traveling?

          I'm getting ready to start in July and I'm just curious as to how long my "I love travel" mindset is going to last. Obviously this is going to vary from person to person, but I'd like to hear some opinions for ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2012 - 3:10am -

  76. IBM Strategy consulting

    I'm currently at an F100(probably one of the less prestigious ones). I finished undergrad around a year ago from a non-target (top 50). I like my job for the most part and feel blessed, I have done a lot of interesting things in the last year and can ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2014 - 2:55am -

  77. Consulting in NYC?

          Some friends of mine have advocated that "if you want to be a consultant do it anywhere but in NYC". I can understand that if you get paid the same wherever you are why not live in a cheaper lower tax area (Atlanta Texas Chi ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 27 2012 - 12:49am -

  78. frequent flyer and hotel points and other information

          Starting at a company that travels frequently (like most consulting companies). Was wondering if anyone had any advice on: 1) frequent flyer 2) hotels 3) other possible benefits from lots of travel Thanks in advance and by the way I a ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 3 2011 - 10:57pm -

  79. One Cold Email to Change Your Life (Result right here)

    For those needing a bit of inspiration: How I passed an internship offer for top 10 strategy consulting to my best friend, who had been looking for a job for 2 years. People involved: 1. SENIOR MD in charge of country's group, who forwarded my email. ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 1 2010 - 1:40am -

  80. MBB Consulting Over Banking in this Climate?

          With likely weakened deal activity over the next few years, would going into consulting be a better choice? I don't want to be doing pitches all day... consulting Banking ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 24 2008 - 3:37am -

  81. Best Home Office

          Was wondering what is everyone's take on the best home office for consulting. consulting city travel Location ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2012 - 12:29am -

  82. What to do until your start date...

    I'm in a bit of a situation and I need some WSO insight. I just accepted a big4 consulting offer that has me starting in July. The only problem is, I graduate in December and there's no possibility of me starting earlier (I already tried). So wh ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 28 2011 - 8:03pm -

  83. 2011 Vault Rankings for Consulting Firms

          http://www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/rankings/indiv... Personally think more weight should be put on prestige. consulting rankings ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 25 2010 - 10:09am -

  84. First Year 2014 Salaries-MBB, OW, Deloitte, PwC, Booz, ATK, LEK

          Summer internships and full time recruiting have long been done. What are the post-undergrad and post-MBA salaries looking like this year? Easy format to fill as much as you may like.: Company: Level: (Post-Grad School or Post-Undergr ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2013 - 1:43pm -

  85. 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 o ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:51pm -

  86. TAS-> Consulting

          Hi all, I've got an offer from KPMG TS. Currently I'm working at other BIG 4 but in audit department. Would you guys make a change to TS if you would eventually (let's say in 1 year time) like to land a strategy consult ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 21 2012 - 12:54pm -

  87. Has my ship sailed?

    Hi all, I am a 25 year old, who graduated 2.5 years ago from a lower ranked ivy (Dartmouth, Cornell, Brown) with a 4.0 and a BS in biology. I spent an additional two years after graduation working in the laboratory as a research fellow for a government en ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2013 - 5:56pm -

  88. MM IBD to Mgmt Consulting

    Fellow Monkeys, MM IBD to Big 4 Mgmt consulting is it possible?? Read below if you want further details. Thanks a lot- ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 7 2014 - 1:57pm -

  89. Consulting Outside of MBB...how hard to get in, how good are exit ops?

    Title basically says it. I'm at a non-target, so MBB is pretty much out unless I get very lucky or score some extreme contacts, so I was wondering how good some of the other firms are (such as Booze, Capgemini, AT Kearney, Deloitte, etc.) and how rea ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 29 2010 - 4:11pm -

  90. MBB vs. $125,000

          I've been offered an MBB position out of undergrad (all in comp probably around $90,000) Alternatively, I also have an offer straight to a post MBA-level industry position (F500 company) paying about $125,000 What should I take ( ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 31 2011 - 7:52pm -

  91. Asked to leave from McKinsey for first years?

          Hi guys a have a question that came to me while watching Victor Cheng's videos. He mentioned that for first year analysts, many first years are asked to leave McKinsey after first year to gain more experience or some are asked no ...

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  97. Resume Review and Chances?

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  98. Cold Email to Partner, asked for Transcript...

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  99. 2 phones or 1?

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  100. Altman Vilandrie

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