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  1. 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 -

  2. 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. ...

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

  3. 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 -

  4. 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 -

  5. 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 -

  6. 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 -

  7. 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 -

  8. 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 ...

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

  9. 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 -

  10. 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 -

  11. 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 -

  12. 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 -

  13. 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 -

  14. 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 -

  15. Dropping my fraternity- Put on resume?

          Long story short.. things have happened in my fraternity that I completely disagree with (a death of a member...) I am seriously considering dropping, but I have a dilemma. If I drop I have two options: keep it on my resume and try to ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 24 2014 - 10:49pm -

  16. 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 -

  17. 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 -

  18. 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 ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 3 2014 - 11:49am -

  19. 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 -

  20. Current med student, want to get into healthcare consulting

          Currently in 1st year med school and am seriously considering healthcare consulting as an alternative to residency. I've looked into McKinsey, and I found out that I can apply as either an APD after I graduate or as an MD Fellow ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2015 - 10:32pm -

  21. 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 -

  22. 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 -

  23. 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 -

  24. Delete_thread.

          Deleted. IB MBA consulting mbb Scholarship Darden ...

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

  25. 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 -

  26. 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 -

  27. 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 -

  28. 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 -

  29. 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 -

  30. 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 -

  31. 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 -

  32. 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 -

  33. 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 -

  34. Case study interview for MBB consulting- 24 of my best tips on how to get in

    As a former MBB case interviewer, I've interviewed a lot of people and have seen people make very small, avoidable mistakes. It's often very nuanced things that push the edge to good versus great. Just because you "crack the case" does ...

    11 comments - 11 silver bananas - Oct 14 2014 - 3:11pm -

  35. Non-Target School, but contacts at MBB

          I have contacts at all 3 MBB 's but only 2 who I feel comfortable reaching out to, to submit my resume, which they did. The other 1 I used in my submission cover letter as someone who I talked to at the firm. I'm interested ...

    5 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 9 2015 - 1:59pm -

  36. 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 m ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2014 - 4:23pm -

  37. 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 -

  38. 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 -

  39. Sports Projects

          I wanted to see if anyone out there working for MBB /Tier 2 firms has worked on any solid sports related projects. Any major leagues, teams, school organizations, or media companies. I'm trying to get a better understand for what ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 11 2014 - 4:58am -

  40. Junior Internship Dilemma: Offer at 2 of MBB vs top IBD group at GS/MS/JPM

    Hi Everyone, ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2014 - 1:44pm -

  41. 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 -

  42. Is London School of Economics worth losing networking opportunities?

    Hi everyone, I've been lurking this website for a while and I have a question for all you knowledgeable monkeys. I apologize if I am too long-winded. I've included a short version for all those interested. Background: Essentially, I'm at a ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 20 2014 - 12:09pm -

  43. KPMG Strategy & Operations (Strategy & Growth Associate)

    Hey everyone, I am new to the board. I have a job offer from an F100 as an industrial engineer ($80k), but my real passion is business strategy. I wasn't able to lock down anything at MBB or Deloitte, but I did get an offer from KPMG for their strate ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 27 2014 - 1:50pm -

  44. 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 -

  45. Chances at MBB/top consulting firms with Masters & Msc

    Hey fellow monkeys, I wanted to know what you all thought of my chances of getting into a top consulting firm considering my profile: Undergrad in Management at a good school in canada: 3.1 Gpa Admission to a top business school in Canada for their 2 year ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2014 - 12:01pm -

  46. Best Case Interview Guides

          My funemployment starts in a few weeks, and I want to casually start learning about case interviews, since I come from a non-consulting background. I want to try to get a decent background before classes, since I'll be busy as he ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 15 2014 - 3:20pm -

  47. Deloitte (federal) or IBM (federal) or accenture (commercial)

          Deloitte Business Technology Analyst (federal) or Accenture Business and Systems Integration Analyst (commercial) or IBM Strategy and Analytics (federal) I am not sure if I should do federal or commercial. If I do choose the federal r ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 14 2014 - 6:17pm -

  48. 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) ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2013 - 1:31pm -

  49. 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 -

  50. 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 -

  51. 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 -

  52. Think Cell

          Essentially Think Cell is an add-on to powerpoint to make charts faster. Would you know of any other installation-based alternatives? consulting PowerPoint ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 2 2014 - 9:54pm -

  53. Offers for tier 2 consulting (ATK / LEK) and top 5 BBIB- What is better for MBB? [AUSTRALIA]

    Hello everyone. My first post so I'll make this worth your while. I am in my penultimate year. I currently have two offers for summer internships in Australia. One is for a "tier 2" consulting firm (think ATK / LEK). The other is with a top ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 25 2014 - 9:48am -

  54. 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 -

  55. Post MBA consulting--> CEO of a startup?

    Has anyone ever heard of someone doing a path described in the title? I know Meg Whitman did consulting before working as an executive at Disney, Hasbro, Stride Rite, FTD before landing the CEO job at eBay. Is consulting--> CEO of a startup possible gi ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 4 2014 - 6:18pm -

  56. 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 -

  57. 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 -

  58. How could I set the stage while I'm at my consulting firm to exit into a strategy role at companies such as Google or Facebook?

          I will soon be a consultant (post-MBA) at my firm, and would like to hear from ex-consultants who exited into strategy roles at top technology companies on how they did it. consulting ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 8 2014 - 2:48pm -

  59. what are my options after it consulting

         . consulting ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 8 2016 - 3:36pm -

  60. Asked for preferred location and why: How to answer?

          How do I answer the following questions? Is this gonna affect my application big time? 1. What is your preferred location and why?- Have not lived in the list of locations but I live within the region 2. Local language competency of y ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2014 - 5:02pm -

  61. Corporate America vs Corporate Europe?

          Hey WSO, After some serious grinding last semester I have been fortunate to have good internship possibilities (ATK & a BB IB internship). As such, assuming I keep knocking my grades out of the park and network hard, I have a soli ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 26 2014 - 4:42am -

  62. 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 -

  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. Monitor Case Interview. Help needed ASAP!

    Hey everyone, I have an interview coming up with Monitor very soon, and I am trying to find some time to prepare for it. I have looked up some cases online and checked out the Victor Cheng materials. I even did some Deloitte interviews, but it seems like ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2014 - 5:50am -

  65. 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 -

  66. The "Perfect Pre-Law " who Jumped Ship. Is it too late?

    I just graduated from an ivy (with a top ugrad business program..) in History (with distinction/honors). My GPA is a 3.94. The only courses I took that are in any way business related are Calc II, microeconomics and macroeconomics which I received As in. ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 9 2013 - 1:01am -

  67. Preparing for case interviews summer internship

          I'm looking to start preparing to apply for undergraduate MC internship positions for the summer of 2015 and I'm having trouble knowing where to start. I've read articles about the preparation process online but I' ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2014 - 2:03pm -

  68. House of Lies

    Hey WSO, Thought i'd share this new show called house of lies with all the monkeys interested in consulting on the site.I came across the show after finishing suits and although it isn't as good as suits (in my opinion) it has all the same chara ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 15 2013 - 6:41pm -

  69. How does Vanderbilt Stack Up?

          Hi I am trying to decide between schools for undergrad right now, and I am very curious about Vanderbilt. I know the school has become much more competitive as far as admissions in the past years, but how is its reputation for IB/cons ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2014 - 12:04pm -

  70. Consulting Interview: Excel Screen

    Hi there, I'm in the final rounds for a boutique Strategy & Operations firm and have been told I will have an Excel screen as part of the process. I've searched previous topics and have found some interesting nuggets, but I wanted to see if ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2014 - 2:04pm -

  71. What to do before starting full-time?

          I've got ~9 months left until I start work full-time. Some of this time will be spent in my last semester of school, and some will be spent travelling, but there's still enough time left to pick-up other activities. What ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2013 - 5:59pm -

  72. Victor Cheng's Ultimate Consulting Kit

          Hey Monkeys, Has anyone tried or know anyone who has used VC's Ultimate Consulting Kit? Just wondering if it's worth it. Cheers consulting victor cheng ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 12 2014 - 6:05am -

  73. How to save my butt after horrible 2.1GPA first year?

    Hey guys, ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2013 - 4:01pm -

  74. 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 -

  75. 2 offers DMV vs Kurdistan

         ....................delete thread consulting oracle ERP ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 9 2013 - 3:22am -

  76. Frustrated junior consultant

          Just finished a particularly painful project where any actual analysis was canned by the director without looking at it- we literally wrote some slides at the last minute that played to the client politics and repacked the clients wor ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 11 2014 - 4:18am -

  77. Gov. Intel Analyst + MBA

    Hi Guys. What would a background working as a Intelligence Analyst officer for ~5 years for the goverment (in an agency which deals with things similar to what ICE/DEA/ATF do- all in one) + an MBA from London Business School / INSEAD / Said / Judge look l ...

    6 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 29 2014 - 6:25pm -

  78. 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 -

  79. 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 -

  80. 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 -

  81. Please help:) question about what to choose for summer

    Hi people:) it's my first time on the WSO site. Nice to meet you all. I'm quite uncertain about what I should do for my freshman year summer. WSO seems to be a wonderful place to get some good advice, so thanks in advance! So far I have three op ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 13 2014 - 2:08pm -

  82. 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 -

  83. Consulting- the logical next step for me?

    Hi all, I've been following the site/forums for over a year now, and this is my first forum submission. I value the experiences and perspectives of you all, and was hoping for some insights that any of you may have. ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 6 2014 - 4:21pm -

  84. Dumbest questions to ask a consultant

          I'm starting an MBA in a couple months and I've set up a few meetings over the summer with people I know or have been introduced to at a few MBB and D offices I'm potentially interested in. I'm just wanting to lear ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2014 - 4:16pm -

  85. Breaking into MBB?

    I am currently a tax intern for a Big 4 firm. I have quickly found that this monotonous work is not for me. I don't go to a target school, but I do have a 3.8 GPA. Although for grad school purposes it's more like a 3.4-3.5 (I transferred from a ...

    8 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 11 2014 - 8:07am -

  86. B-School Extracurriculars

    I recently moved from a consulting firm to a F500 corporate strategy role in a new city (moved from Chicago to NYC), and find that I have a lot more free time on my hands (4+ hours per day). What I am looking for is some advice on how I can productively s ...

    7 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 27 2014 - 3:34pm -

  87. Which consulting firm is considered to be the best for health and life sciences consulting?

          I have been thinking of doing life sciences consulting, with a focus on consumer health, for some time and have been wondering what some of the top firms in that area are. consulting healthcare health pharma life science ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 5 2013 - 10:24pm -

  88. need internship choice advice

         - IB consulting PE ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2013 - 10:01am -

  89. Living With Parents As Consultant

          Is it feasible to live at home as a first-year consultant? I'll be at a firm where I know I will be traveling every week. My friends have told me I'm being cheap, but it seems like a great way to save money. My commute would ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 12 2013 - 8:38pm -

  90. 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+. ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 28 2012 - 6:22pm -

  91. Majors that segue into consulting

          Hey guys, which combination of majors/ GPA combos would be best to break into MBB coming from a non-target school? These are the list which me and my friends have. 1) Industrial Eng/Econ 3.53 GPA 2) Poli Sci/Econ 3.62 GPA 3) Internati ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 7 2014 - 3:23pm -

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