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WSO Hall of Fame: Consulting Forum The Wall Street Oasis Consulting Hall of Fame provides a comprehensive collection of some of WSO's best discussions on the consulting industry. Keep in mind this Hall of Fame does not include Q&A sessions by WSO veterans. To view a full list of Q&A’s & Interviews please navigate here. If ...
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Is Strategy& Going to Ruin My Future?Hello everyone, I'm a long-time lurker and rising undergrad Junior who's received an early internship offer for Summer 2018 from Strategy& in NY. The only catch is that the offer expires on October 1st. Obviously, I'm going to apply to MBB, but in the case that they reject me or that they can't give...
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Biglaw mid-level associate to consultingHi, I'm a mid-level associate at a V10 law firm in the mid-west, primarily doing patent litigation. I didn't attend a top 14 law school (think mid tier 1), however. I'm fed up with life in biglaw, however, and would like to know: Is it viable to switch to a consulting firm (such as MBB)? If so,...
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Likelihood of doing career switch down the line to consulting & earning potential?Yale undergrad (3.8+ GPA, life science major), currently a student at Harvard Med (thinking about applying for the MD-MBA program with HBS)... wondering how hard it would be to go into healthcare consulting as an advanced degree professional at one of the Big Three firms after finishing medical scho...
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Sophomore Consulting Internships 2018Are there any consulting firms that offer internships to sophomores? I've heard of some people doing a Deloitte BTA internship after sophomore year. How does Big 4 Advisory sophomore year summer look to consulting firms during junior year recruiting?...
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2018 Deloitte S&O MBA Salary/CompMy MBA friends who are sponsored by Deloitte S&O all got their offer information today—$140K base, $25K signing, $20K early signing, $10K relocation (or $2.5K if local), and variable performance bonus (edit: up to 22%, not 25%). Management Consulted had $149K base for [2017](https://managementco...
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AMA - Left First Undergrad with Sub 2.0 GPA====>Booth MBA/"Tier 2" ConsultingHi folks - I've been active on here for quite some time and thought I'd give back by sharing a bit of my background and providing some advice for those of us on the 'second chance' track. I left my first degree (top 50 undergrad) with a sub 2.0 GPA after 2 years (family issues and frankly, maturity...
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Offer from McKinsey Eastern Europe - Should I take it?Hi all, I have received an offer from McKinsey EE for an analyst position. I have been educated in Western Europe, bachelor and master's degree in finance from Copenhagen Business School. My grades were low, so I was not accepted in Western European offices, however after interviewing with McKinse...
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Account share -consulting case 101 I already bought it, valid til mid of oct2017 If anyone is interested to spilt the cost with me, feel free to leave your email below I will contact you Thanks!...
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Will an offer be withdrawn because of a single DWI / DUI misdemeanor conviction at this firm?I recently received an offer from Navigant -- doe anyone know if a single DWI/DUI misdemeanor conviction will result in an offer being withdrawn? I a misdemeanor DWI in 2013, out of state. I disclosed it on the background form where it asks if I had any other convictions, arrests, etc. The paperwor...
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AMA 2 years MBB > PEI've been around the forums for awhile now and always appreciated people willing to share tips/advice. I have some free time before I start my PE gig so happy to answer some questions. Graduated from target undergrad, worked at MBB for past 2 years and now going to deal side at MM PE fund. Only ...
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Moving from IBM CbD to MBB or Exit Opps?Hi Everyone, This is my first post ever here at WSO. I've started as a Business Transformation Consultant at IBM last fall after graduating from Northwestern. I realize most of the projects here are in tech, and I really want to move into real Operations/Strategy consulting instead. Does anyone k...
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Valuation Consultant Exit Ops VS. Corprorate FinanceHi all, I have an entry level final round valuation consultant interview coming up with a second tier accounting firm. The position is a valuation consultant. So it is pretty wide open the experience gained as far as different types of business valuation. I currently have an offer from a firm in an...
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Ask Me Anything: I went from a non-target to McKinsey, MIT Sloan and BCGHey guys, An undergraduate I am mentoring sent me a link to an AMA from this site from someone in business school. I was reminded that I was using this site 9 years ago in 2006. Back then I still hadn't accomplished much. Through focus. belief in myself and failing MANY times, I've built the care...
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Give up a promotion to Senior Consultant in Tech, and take a C role in Deloitte S&O M&A?Hey Guys, it's been a while. Spent the past few months taking some finance coursework and aggressively networking with Deloitte S&O colleagues. The outreach finally paid dividends, and the team is looking to staff me on one of their engagements. The issue is I've been staffed on a long term tech pr...
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Federal Consulting Pros/ConsI'm curious to know what attracts people to Federal Consulting other than the fact that the hours are shorter/better work-life balance?...
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MBB Off Cycle? Hey Everyone, I work for WSO but this is a personal post. I am interning at a MM employee benefits consulting firm currently. I am hoping to make the jump to MBB. I graduate in December, and I am wondering what my options are. Do some firms recruit for January hires? Would it be a decent idea to lo...
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Financial Analyst role at a Management Consulting / MBB firms? Is it BO? Hey all, What exactly would a financial analyst at a MBB or Management Consulting firm look like? Is this back office work looking at the FP&A of the firm itself? ...
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Strategy Consulting in AfricaWhat is your opinion in strategy consulting in Africa? I know that MBB have offices in S.Africa which cover the whole region. After some search on LinkedIn I saw that the bulk of the employees come from local S.African Universities. As a European I would be very intrested in spending some years help...
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How to begin finding an internship for Summer 2018I'm a rising Junior at a non-target school in Boston. Corp Finance Major with a 3.8GPA and am fairly active in clubs as well as im on the finance committee. I've decided I want to do consulting but do not know where to even begin. I'm not a Harvard kid so no one comes to my school to recruit and no ...
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Can you get an interview at MBB with a referral but LOW GPA?I am thinking of a situation where someone with a low GPA gets to the interview stage because of a referral. Is that a possibility? And assuming you do get an interview, would GPA still be relevant? Thanks...
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Consultants, tell us what your industry verticals are like Lots of talk on Industry groups is on the banking side, but very little on consulting. What are the different industry verticals like? Obviously there are changes from region to region and firm to firm and project to project, but I imagine at some generalizations arise: private equity groups work...
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Why can't I get past the screening stage for MBB?I tick most of the boxes (or at least from what I noticed) mentioned on this forum and elsewhere, (e.g. target schools, MNC experience, consulting experience, leadership extracurriculars), networked (not helping much I might add). I've applied twice now to MBB and still can't get an interview. My i...
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Looking for case partner!Hey guys, Looking for a case interview partner: aiming for MBB next year :) Also down to share materials and all that :) Pm if interested!...
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Firmsconsulting TCO ProgramHey everyone, I have asked this question before a few years ago, but wanted to ask again. Has anyone used Firmsconsulting services? Can someone vouch for the quality of the training program that they provide? I am wondering because they charge a very high $ for training for off-cycle recruiting, an...
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GRE scores for top consulting firmsI was wondering whether my Verbal 167 and Quant 165 scores are good enough for MBB and also top healthcare boutique consulting firms? Should I spend time retaking it? Like would a Q 168, v 168 score make any meaningful difference? ...
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How does Capital One stack up to full consulting firms?Hey everyone. How does Capital One Strategy compare to full time consulting firms such as MBB, T2 and T3 firms with respect to factors such as Exit Opportunities, B-School placements, and salary (though this is not as important to me as the first 2). I've tried searching the forums but haven't come ...
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Ross BBA vs Wash U OlinFor once I'm actually telling the truth when I say I'm making **the** BIGGEST **decision** of my life. So in the blue corner we obviously have the University of Michigan Ross and in the red Washington University in St. Louis Olin. I'm mainly looking for the school that would give me the most exposu...
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Federal Consulting vs. Public Finance IBMoved to IB forum... Again, weird comparison, but I appreciate the insight on either side of the comparison! ...
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Looking for case partnerAs the title states, I'm looking for a case partner who can practice cases over the phone with me (I'm also down to split the cost of some online case materials). PM if interested. Thanks!...
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Attempt to Lateral to Consuting Now or After B-School?Hi All, I am currently at the 2-year mark in my current role at a SWF looking at PE-style direct investments. Joined the company in 2015 after undergrad, back when i was considering either finance or consulting roles. Having spent about 2 years in finance now, am looking to finally make the jump an...
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Deloitte Consulting vs IBM Consulting by DegreesI have an offer from Deloitte Strategy/Operations Consulting and IBM Consulting by Degrees and am trying to decide between the two. I don't think I'm going to make a career from consulting, I just want to get a ton of experience and networking for a few years before jumping into something else. My...
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Should I try getting a referral from a Partner or an Associate?I have several alumni at Partner level (obviously much older than me) with whom I can get in touch. But should I really focus on impressing the Partners, or the Associates? School of thought 1: Associates have more incentive in referring (as they care about money), as partners don't really care mu...
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Any value to a summer internship before starting a PhD program?As the title says, I'm heading to a microbiology PhD program fall 2018 (got accepted and then deferred one year), and I'm currently talking with several life science consulting boutiques about the possibility of doing a summer internship after I graduate but before my PhD program starts. So far I've...
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How much do MBB firms value academics vs. experience?blah blah blah blah blah blah blahblahblahblahblahblahblah blahblahblahblahblahblah blahblahblahblahblahblahblahblahblah ...
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Going into consulting but can't get a credit cardSo I just graduated from an elite university and come from an underprivileged background. As a result, I'm going to be starting at an MBB firm in a large city. Unfortunately, I've been rejected by all of the must have credit cards that everyone here touts. I'm wondering what would be my best optio...
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Unusually low cold networking email response rate compared to the pastI recently sent out about six e-mails to alumni in MBB in European offices on last Friday and so far I got 0 response, which is unusual, given that it worked well in the past when I networked with BB bankers in NYC last year (60% response rate). I can't help but wonder what went wrong. I have a coup...
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Delay master's graduation (date) to apply to MBB?Hi All, Longtime lurker, first time poster. I'm an American finishing an Oxbridge master's program this summer, and looking to apply for an entry-level position with MBB. Are recruiters tolerant of people applying the cycle after they finish? The other option is I can delay my graduation date. Be...
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What's the approach to this case in a real life situation? So I was going through BCG's Interactive case library, and came across a case where I'm getting stuck in a situation, and am really curious what would one do in a real life scenario. So this is the case: Your client is a low cost carrier airline, and its profitability has began decreasing because ...
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2018 Strategy Consulting Internship and List of FirmsHi -- I come from a banking background and have always wanted to break into banking but I have become increasingly more interested in strategy consulting. I would like to know more about when management consulting recruiting begins. Also, I know the best firms are MBB, but what firms belong to tier ...
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Low SAT scoresHello, I am currently a sophomore at a target school. My dream job is to work at Bain, but I was wondering (also worried) if my SAT score will prevent me from pursuing such path. Just to provide you with a summary of my achievements: - SAT Score 2180 (Math 800/CR 660/WR 720) - SAT II Math Level 2 8...
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McK, BCG, Bain after masters: should I apply for an internship or an analyst position?Hello, I am a masters student in finance in the UK (think Oxford/Cambridge/LSE) and I do not have finance-related working experience (have experience only in a big tech company, think Apple/Yahoo/Google/Microsoft). I am over 25y old and have been wondering if I should apply straight to an analyst p...
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Do Big Three Consulting Verify SAT Scores?Hello, I was wondering if the big three consulting firms will verify the SAT score that you put on your resume/application. Would love to hear from someone who has gone through the application and interview process (intern or full-time) and can shed some light on the SAT score verification process....
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Say you can't get an MBB offer out of undergrad but it's your long term goal. Better to do BB IBD --> MBA --> MBB?If one's goal is to be an MBB consultant but doesn't get the offer out of undergrad, would the person's best shot at MBB to do a top BB IBD job for 2 years, get into a top business school, and then try to get into MBB? Basically, what would MBB prefer from MBA students: applicants with prior consul...
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How are Treacy, FTI Consulting, and Huron Consulting Group Viewed?I don't see people mention these firms a lot on WSO. What is the reputation of these firms in the consulting industry? Thanks!...
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Statistics on Next Moves for MBB Pre-MBA and Post-MBA ConsultantsHi there, I am interested in the following typical statistics on the next moves for MBB pre-MBA and post-MBA consultants respectively after completing 2-3 years in the role. Please share if you know across the MBB or for a specific MBB. **Pre-MBA Consultants (i.e. Business Analyst, Associate Cons...
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Boutique consulting with low GPA?I am a rising junior with a 3.2 GPA from a Top 3 USNWR school. Obviously my chances are basically 0% at BMM, but with a stellar cover letter and a well-written resume would I have a shot at Big 4 firms? What about boutique firms? If anyone knows what the GPA cutoffs for these types of companies are,...
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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 my top-choice MBB firm full time after receiving my offer throu...
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MBB next stepGuys, I have to make a decision and I would really appreciate your input (hoping to squeeze out some of the brainpower from this place). I am currently working for an MBB in the CEE region with a tenure of ~2 years and I now need to decide what to do next: push for direct promote to post-MBA leve...
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Lateral move after 3-4 years in strategy consulting?Hello, Looking for advice, anecdotes or words of caution regarding moving firms after 3-4 years, whether it be before or during business school. And if you don't think it's possible, I'd be interested to hear why. I'm currently at a strategy firm (think Vault Top 10 but not MBB or Big 4) and have ...
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Minimum years experience to be considered "experienced hire" at MBBSince graduating from college I've been working in strategy in-house for a top-50 company in my country. I've been starting to think about long-term horizons and am thinking of opportunities to make the leap into MBB. I don't have the shiniest GPA, but I made it into the process for a few firms as a...
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MBB associate without advanced degree?Hello, I have a McKinsey PST exam for an associate position. However I told McKinsey am pursuing my masters, but I think I will be quitting if I get this offer. My question is whether I need the masters to have the McKinsey offer in the first place? I have four years+ of experience at a reputable g...
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When does FT Consulting Recruiting Start?When do most of the consulting firms start opening up applications and interviewing candidates? Is there an accelerated process for full-time recruiting like there is for investment banking? When should I start networking? ...
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Top Valuation FirmsI know this isn't exactly a hot topic on this fora, and most people wouldn't categorize valuation as a consulting function, but as I've stated in other posts, there seems to be increased interest/traction in the area. The fact of the matter is that valuation groups typically fall under Advisory and ...
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Best practices for structuring notes during a case interviewHi, I'm having trouble to taking structured / clean notes during a case interview. Especially when it comes to math notes. Basically I have 2 sheets. One for the case and one for the maths. Both are in landscape mode. 1. The one for the case is (at the top) the prompt of the case + the objectives...
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Good idea to apply to McKinsey Implementation Group (MIG)?I've been itching to switch into consulting at MBB from an FMCG, and contacted one of my seniors who is in McK singapore. Singapore wasn't hiring at the moment, so he reckoned that he could forward my resume to MIG i.e. McKinsey implementation group in Jakarta, Kuala Lampur, etc. Is that a good id...
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Recent MBA Grad, Re-apply to Consulting Firm as an Experienced Hire?There's a Tier 2 consulting firm that I've had a very long history of interactions with: I got to the final round pre-MBA but canceled the final round interview after I got into my MBA program, got to the final round for internship recruiting but no offer, did one round with them for full-time recru...
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How do I-bankers or consulting firms view UPenn College of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies studentsI want to break into either consulting or I-banking. Trying to decide which school is the best fit to break into consulting or I-Banking. Do most firms see PennLPS like Columbia? A lot of my friends from Columbia have broken into investment banking. Just curious....
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Changing major/ Doing second undergrad, Thinking whether IT or EconHi folks, I am currently enrolled in Biotech bachelor which I have completed (I only need to find an internship and write a thesis) However I found myself with (kind of still) unmarketable degree and big competition (with medics, pharmacists, chemists, biologists, biochemists and others) in the f...
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HELP!!! No Junior Year summer internship.....BUT Co-founder startup experience over the summer**NOTE:** This is my first post on WSO. **Background:** International student, rising senior at Top 50 business school in Boston. **Stats:** 3.4 GPA, c-suite leadership positions in school and 2 summer internships in Financial services with relevant experience in Market research, valuation, advi...
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Consulting/Accounting Firm offering software product for small business.?Hello, I work for an accounting/consulting firm that specializes in small business consulting . We are proud to announce that we created a software product modeled after our copyrighted financial modeling that we do for existing clients. We are all about helping small business so creating this inex...
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Global F20 Corporate Strategy & Digital Transformation VS MBB Knowledge Team (URGENT)Hello fellow monkeys, Ending my internship in a Tier 2/3 consulting firm as a freshman, I am presented with a huge dilemma as mentioned in the title. My goal, after graduation, is to enter either MBB's Strategy arm in TMT practice area or Digital Arm. I am also interested in joining Google in their...
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Strategy consulting job market in NYC?I am a young professional and considering moving to NYC soon. I feel that most boutiques in the US are mostly located in Boston and Chicago and that besides MBBs there is not much going on in NYC. Am I wrong? I am open to any vertical besides healthcare and IT implementation (Accenture, EY (Not P...
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2018 CANADIAN Management Consulting Summer Analyst ThreadHey all, Just wanted to have a centralized place for 2018 SA Consulting positions in Canada. Discuss timelines specific to firms and the like....
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BCG dinged me after the final round for "not displaying enough enthusiasm". I have my first interview with McK in 1 week...Received a rather sad call yesterday from BCG, where I was told that after carefully asessing my interviews, they were unable to extend me an offer for an associate position. They gave me some feedback. They said they were very interested in me and that's why they invited me to the second round of i...
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CPA with 3 years of audit experience at Big4. Now wanting to switch to Strategy consulting with an MBA in Strategy/Consulting.Hi everyone! I'm a CPA and have 3 years of experience working with a Big 4 firm as an Audit Associate and eventually Senior Associate in the past year. I'm now looking to get into an elite B school and get an MBA specialising in Strategy/Consulting and eventually get into a Strategy consulting role ...
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Training the Street Useful for Consultants?Hi all, I have a quick, and hopefully, a simple to answer, question: for someone who would be joining a management consulting firm without any business background (through advanced degree recruiting) would training programs like Training the Street be helpful on the job? ...
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PWC Public Sector travel requirementsHi everyone, I was wondering if anyone knows how much travel is usually required for this job, as the job listing says less than 20%. Are there any PwC jobs anyone knows of in the DC area that don't require any travel? Thank you in advance!...
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2018 MBB Application TimelineAny idea when apps open? Since some IBs have their apps open, was wondering if the MBB ones are open as well. ...
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Transfer Advice for CornellHey, guys, I would love to hear your opinions on potentially transferring. My interests align more with consulting right now but finance definitely still interest me. I just finished up my freshman year UIUC and am considering transferring to Cornell's CAS for economics. At my current school, I h...
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MBB-->PE-->MBA?There have been a number of threads recently comparing MBA placement from different arenas (Consulting vs PE vs IB). It seems of the three, MBA programs seem to, at least generally speaking, look most highly on MBB applicants. If someone hopped from MBB to PE and then applied to business school, wou...
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2017 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for APDHi everyone, I would like to start a thread for 2017 McKinsey Insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for advanced degree candidates. Please feel free to post updates and indicate which programs in which region you applied to!...
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Business School Case BooksHi Everyone, I went through the consulting interview process a few months ago and found these case books really useful for practicing, both with people in mock interviews and for solo issue tree practice. I have also really benefited time and time again from WSO so thought I might give something ba...
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PE-related case studiesHey guys, I'm preparing for PE case studies (the type where they put you in a room for a few hours and you have to prepare a model + investment thesis on a company). I feel like I got the modeling part down, but am not quite there on the whole business operations front. I need a better framework fo...
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Finalta London - Excel test+interview insightsHey guys, I got an Excel + writing test with Finalta coming up in 2 days, what to expect? What're the question types: for example, do I need to do the ppt based on the Excel (e.g. find a problem & answer 1 question), or it's just sending back the .xsl to test how good you're at certain tech tasks?....
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Deloitte S&O and Strategy& specialties?Hey, just wondering, what are the special focus areas strengths of Deloitte S&O and Strategy&? Example, Oliver Wyman's special strength is financial services. Also, other than industry do you know if they're especially good at certain kinds of consulting functions, for example M&A?...
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How 3 H's consulting Works?How 3 H's consulting Works? 1. How consulting is not just an advice? 2. How clients learning makes difference in consulting? 3. How to succeed in consulting engagement? ...
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Case Interview Partner West Coast USAHey everyone. Looking for a case interview partner for upcoming Fall term recruiting at MBB. I have already studied cases by myself but want to practice them with someone else. Open to Skype/other video conferencing programs. ...
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AMA: S&O Consulting to Corporate Strategy to Analytics ConsultingI've learned a great deal from these boards over the years, and in an attempt to give back I'd like to share a bit about my path in the event anyone is interested. As a bit of background prior to business school I worked for a financial services data and analytics company as a product manager. I wa...
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Best Credit Cards for College gradsLooking for a little help here. I am getting tons of invitations for credit cards, but no real idea as to which are the best to apply for. I was thinking of going for the Chase Sapphire, but am interested in other opinions for someone going into consulting. Please let me know your thoughts!...
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Deloitte Technology Risk Advisory vs. PwC Technology ConsultingI am currently a rising junior at Carnegie Mellon University, and I recently received the following internship offers for Summer 2018: 1. Deloitte Technology Risk Advisory (ERS) in NYC 2. PwC Technology Consulting in Boston I ultimately want to work for MBB down the road, and I am wondering which ...
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Deloitte Consulting - M&A PracticeHi all, I was contacted by a DT recruiter for their Consulting M&A practice and had a few questions. Hoping anyone can help me out with any info on the following: -Does this fall under the S&O umbrella? -What kind of work do they do? CDD/ODD? Integration/Separation execution? If the latter, is it j...
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Naive, green PhD needs her dreams destroyed with crushing resume reviewI just finished my PhD in biology in Germany and I'm looking into what options exist in industry. A friend who works in corporate strategy suggested strategy consulting would be a good entry point, and after doing some research, I'm intrigued. My native language isn't so useful, so I'm thinking abou...
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When to Apply to Summer 2018 Consulting InternshipsI am an incoming Junior and my goal would be to work at a Big 4 consulting firm (or somewhere else like PwC, KPMG, or Oliver Wyman) for my Summer 2018 internship. For most of these places, the applications are open on their website. When should I begin applying? Should I try to build more connection...
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Low GPA but somewhat differentiated applicationHi there, I was wondering if my background in tech would help on a consulting app. I have a GPA of only 3.3 as a finance and marketing major(possible Spanish minor as well). In terms of work experience I interned as a account development associate at a smallish software company as well as helping c...
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Consulting at a boutique firm (not management consulting)After applying for a variety of different positions, in May, I started a great internship that enables me to leverage my science/biomedical background toward consulting. This consulting firm is more of a competitive intelligence firm that does more of primary/secondary research on info for biotech c...
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Jump from GS Operations to Consulting Possible?Hey guys, New to the forum here, so I want to give a little bit of background about me before I dig into this. I just graduated from a large state school with a major in Mechanical Engineering and a minor in Economics, and will be starting a FT position in GS's Irving office within Regulatory Opera...
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History and Evolutions of PMBOK GuideA Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) by PMI documents best practices and standards for project management. The current version of PMBOK is considered as one of the most important exam preparation books for the PMP (Project Management Professionals) and PMI-ACP certific...
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PHL office McKHas anyone worked in the McK Philadelphia office? Can someone describe the culture / vibe? It appears to be pretty small ~100 people or so...
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Accenture Strategy vs. KPMG Strategy vs. Mars & Co.Hi All - long-time lurker, first-time poster. I'm interested in pursuing a career in Strategy consulting and was hoping to get the forum's input on three firms I have some interest in / have contacts at: 1. Accenture Strategy: I was a little weary of them going in because I didn't want to get brand...
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Sociology PhD to professional consultingHi. I recently finished my PhD in sociology and contrary to what I wanted to do when I started the degree I have no desire what so ever to pursue a career in academia or teaching. In searching for alternative career choices, I stumbled across management consulting and was instantly taken aback by th...
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CEMS questionsHi, My questions are related to Europe and sorry for the long text. I have a goal of getting into the consulting industry in western Europe, but I also want experience in Asia. I was offered an MSc place at LSE this fall but did not receive funding so I can't take up the offer. For various reasons...
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What are typical 2017 daily rates that consulting firms charge banks in NY?Hi. Am curious how different or similar are daily rates charged to clients for Business & Technology Consultants in NY vs outside NY. Specifically for Banks & Financial Services firms that are getting advisory services from BIG4, Accenture, IBM GBS etc type companies that have consultants active in...
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First Round Case Interviews with McKinsey and BainHey guys, I am a senior at a Public University which I think is a target and I have just found out that I got a first round at McKinsey and another at Bain and another at Accenture. I have recently started practicing cases - maybe 10 in total - and I am really awful at them. Any tips on how to prep...
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Help!!Should I drop Towers Watson for PwC ConsultingI worked for PwC audit for about 2 years, then switched to Towers Watson as en executive compensation consultant(from analyst to associate consultant, 1y). Now PwC consulting has offered me a position of Senior Associate Year 2 role with their people and change team(more or less HR consulting but ...
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Networking through Senior Consultant? Met a pretty cool senior consultant at OW through family friends and he told me he'd help me out for recruiting. Obviously I'm taking the necessary steps to get to network and build a relationship with him while getting to know more about his experiences/duties but I was wondering how much impact ca...
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Offer from Deloitte, with a paycutHello everyone! I am new to this forum and was so glad to have stumbled upon this site. I was hoping to receive some input from the members on here regarding a dilemma I'm facing. I have received an offer to join Deloitte as a Consultant. I'm currently with a small firm making what a senior consu...
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Post MBA Consulting without prior experience?I'm currently a year out of undergrad working in FP&A for a mid size company. I originally wanted to get into FP&A for the exposure and opportunity to work with upper management, along with being able to understand exactly how the company and industry works. It gave me the exposure I wanted, and t...
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MBB process questionSo guys, longtime lurker here. Currently I'm a student just graduated from university with a STEM degree, and while I do have some offers, I sought to try my hand at management consulting. Met with an MBB partner who shared some background with me, we connected quite well and he offered to pass my r...
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Canadian MBA -> MBB ConsultingHi WSO, I wanted to gain a better understanding of the post MBA consulting scene in Canada. Which MBA programs would allow me to break into the top 3 Strategy firms? Based on my initial research, it seems that Ivey, Rotman, and Queens seem to be the most "target". Also since employment reports don'...

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