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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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When was last time you asked someone to dance?I have spent my entire professional career working with all types of consultants. When I think about great consultants, several characteristics stand out. One is inclusiveness. I know what youa re thinking. Here she goes talking about diversity. blah, blah, blah. I’m not just talking about the tra...
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DC Office? BCG/McKinsey?What are the reputations of the DC offices for BCG and McKinsey? Are their reputations and cases good, considering the other more popular offices like NYC/SF/etc? Also, how do they compare against each other? If deciding between them, should it be based on cultural fit, or is McKinsey, for example, ...
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Change of GPA want to get a job in Management ConsultingHello! I am a Bio major, Chem and Business minor. I originally had the plan to go to Med School and I am studying for the MCAT. I was planning on attending Med School after I graduated but came to the realization that I will not enjoy a profession in Medicine. This past year, I took business classes...
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Manager to Sr Consultant step back to move to Big4Hi, I have a full time MBA (class of 2013) from a non-target school, 4 yrs of consulting experience at Cognizant Business Consulting which is basically Technology Consulting for Cognizant Technology Solutions. I have been promoted to Consulting Manager last year. Now I have a offer from EY but they...
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How quant heavy can strategy consulting get?Want to get insights from this forum on some examples of the most quant work/modeling you've done/seen in consulting. Looking to transition into corporate strategy/strategy consulting post MBA and want to understand just how much quantitative work do you actually do on in engagements and how can I g...
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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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Case Partner In NYCLooking to team up with someone here in NY for case practice before fall recruiting. Would be open to skype and/or in person sessions. Let me know...
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Path to MBB/T2: JLL, Deloitte, Amazon or Tier 2 Strategy in Eastern Europe?Hey everyone, I’m a penultimate Masters student (top-10 EU Business Schools) and after an uneasy year I managed to land some offers. I would like to hear from you which one would help me best get into strategy consulting and beyond. My ambitions are to get into MBB or a good tier 2 in the UK/Neth...
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Consulting in Dubai (Entry Level)Dear WSO Community, I was wondering what the scene is regarding management consulting in Dubai, especially at the entry level. Some background information: * I am currently a Master degree student in Europe, at a semi-target; * GPA: top 10% for both my Bachelor and Master degree; * Busine...
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What are my chances at Tier 2/3 Consulting Firms?Hello! I wanted to know what are my chances at Tier 2/3 consulting firms with my current credentials. I know looking at Deloitte S&0 and S& is hopeful but doesn't hurt to dream! I go to a non-target school (Rutgers University) and am double majoring in Finance and Economics. I am currently a rising ...
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How to Prepare for Consulting Recruiting?Hi All - Up until recently, I was set on Investment Banking, but more recently I have been interested in entering management consulting. This summer I will be interning at a large A&D firm in the strategic planning group and have some other internships under the belt at a very small IB (no financia...
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How do you get promoted at Deloitte Consulting?I recently started as a Business Technology Analyst at Deloitte Consulting and am currently working on a client's project, and I have a few questions: * How do you get promoted? (Is it realistic to jump from BTA to consultant in a year?) * Who are the people you need to impress? * How do you ...
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Does getting into consulting after MBA require solid pre-MBA work experience? Hi everyone, Thinking about consulting after MBA. Does getting into consulting after MBA require solid pre-MBA work experience? I know that IB and PE require good pre-MBA work experience. But what about consulting, MBB in particular? I don't have much pre-MBA work experience. Thank you all s...
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case in point framework vs victor cheng's frameworksI was just wondering which frameworks do you find more useful? I know the best approach would be to somehow integrate the two and develop my own, but I don't really think I'm at that level yet so I'm trying to get a good foundation before I can start doing so. A lot of people give case in point a ...
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How to Succeed in Management Consulting by Victor ChengDid 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 way too seriously for me to be able to take him serio...
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Best Practices for IT Project ManagersWithout good IT project management, many things can go wrong. There are many statistics in the industry about how many IT projects fail. Depending on the source it falls between 30-95 percent. So how do you make sure your project will not be one of the failures? Read below for ways to ensure project...
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Corporate Finance (Financial Advisory?) focused Management Consulting roles I'm about to graduate with a part-time MBA from a Top 3 school. My prior work experience includes 9 years as an engineer in a couple of different industries. During the course of my MBA, I switched careers to corporate finance and have been working as a Finance Manager for a Business Unit at a tech ...
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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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Should I Pursue a Double Major in CS + Economics or CS + Cognitive Science for MBB with Tech as Exit?Hi Monkeys. I am a first year undergraduate at the University of Toronto and am confused to which combination of these double majors I should opt for. Cognitive Science is basically a mixture of Psychology, Philosophy, Neuroscience, and Linguistic. Please do note that it is required for me to double...
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Deciding between two summer internships? Help appreciatedHey everyone, I have two internship offers and I have trouble deciding which to choose. My ultimate goal is consulting for Big 4, Accenture, etc. I will be recruiting for FT positions this fall so this is my last summer for an internship opportunity. I only recently decided to pursue consulting so ...
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KPMG Discover and PWC Elevate Program Interview Tips?Received interviews from KPMG and PwC Summer Leadership Externships. The interviews last one hour long and they said it was mainly a behavioral interview. What questions should I expect, and what tips would you give for advice? Thanks!...
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Economics and Philosophy at New York University Abu DhabiI'm going to be enrolling at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) this fall and very soon I'll be asked to choose my courses and such. I have a great interest in Philosophy, Economics and their intersection of logic and problem solving. For my vocational plans I'm eyeing McKinsey and Co. or related...
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McKinsey SDLI stats?hey all. i'm a current freshman at a target ivy, and i'm thinking about consulting diversity internship programs for summer 2018. obviously, McKinsey's sdli program caught my eye. just wanted to get a sense of how competitive it was with regard to GPA, work exp., and any other factors that are impor...
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Best consulting firm before starting a tech startupHi everyone, I am an undergraduate student who will be graduating one year from now. My optimal goal has always been to start a startup ( preferably tech, preferably AI ). I have heard from many folks that consulting is a great way to start a career after undergrad since it allows you to identify ...
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Education for Consulting in CEE(Poland, East Europe)Hello. I am finishing my Bachelor studies in Management(spec. PM) this summer and looking for part-time Master studies. The choice is between the Master in Finance(18th in FT rating) and Master in Management(36th in FT rating). What will be more appropriate for me if I am targeting MBB? About myse...
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Examples of Internal Consulting GroupsWhat are some names and examples of internal consulting groups at American companies? I’ve heard of in-house consulting arms at companies like American Express, Citi, and P&G. I these groups have become commonplace in business. Looking for further insight on the role they can plan within a company...
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Kicked off my first S&O Project (Tech Consultant)The title pretty much sums it up. For most of my life, I was a nobody. I went to a state school and received a horrible GPA (was going through some personal issues). Turned that around and went through a series of companies before getting into Accenture consulting. After working on a few F500 projec...
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ExperienceBain Webinar InviteI applied a few days ago and just got an invite to the ExperienceBain webinars. Does this preclude me from getting invites to the physical offices? Dos anyone have any experience with this from previous years, or other invites from this year? I'm just wondering if I should be happy or sad to see th...
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What are the skills that a Leader, Manager, and consultant requires in his or her testing times?According to me: Analyzing Business Positioning: Watching Out For Trends Understanding the Business Ecosystem Defining Value Striving for Innovation Getting Your People and Processes Aligned Taking Ownership Few more suggestions would be appreciated Regards. Alex Carter...
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How helpful is social media for business?Well what I think are as follows and also need your opinions Increase significant client bits of knowledge Increment mark mindfulness and unwaveringness Run focused on promotions with constant outcomes Produce higher changing over leads Give rich client encounters Increment site movement and i...
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Scheduling ProjectsWhat is the most ideal way to schedule projects and establish timelines? Any suggestions will be highly appreciated...
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Make That Cold LinkedIn Message Hot: TOP #1 Controversial Tip I’ve been scouring WSO for networking tips and tricks for a while now! Following tips offered by fellow WSO monkeys, I sent out my first batch of Cold Emails (Note: Not LinkedIn Messages) to executives in various Consulting firms. ...
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How To Get An Offer At Goldman SachsI actually posted this video in another thread but he deleted the YouTube video when it got like 15000 views. Thankfully someone from WSO saved the video and commented on a thread that I was on a few months ago. I spent 10 minutes looking for it last night and found it. [redacted by mod - don't be ...
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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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Case interview partner for recruitment of SUMMER 2018Looking for a case interview buddy in Chicago area in preparation of the consulting recruitment for Summer 2018. Preferably had some experiences on case interview but do not have to be super skilled. Reply if you are interested!...
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ConsultingWhat is the best/fastest way to get the first few clients for a consulting business without resorting to referrals?...
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Do consulting firms require you to take finra exams especially when you engage with financial clients ?I know if you work for banks you have to take the FINRA exams but do consulting firms require the same especially if you engage with a financial client ?...
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Working at Amazon [as a brand specialist]?I recently began entertaining the idea of moving out of consulting, and ran across the Brand Specialist role at Amazon. I've been at a non-MBB firm for the past two years, and with the limited scope of work that we perform, felt like I was beginning to become "pingeoholed" I was wondering if anyone...
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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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Advanced degree recruiting at BCG 2017Hi guys, just thought would start this to keep each other updated about the calls and interviews for this season...
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PwC "Start" (Diversity) Internship -- What to expect as a sophomore undergrad?I'll be starting at PwC in one month for their "Start" internship, a program open to all sophomores coming from an underrepresented racial/socioeconomic background. The purpose is to expose younger and "diverse" UGs to all of their service lines (not just advisory). Has anyone had experience with th...
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Do MBB hold early interviews for FT candidates with expiring return offers?For context, I'm a current student at a non-target state school, and have been networking with the NYC offices of MBB. Interned at GS last summer and while trying to set up interviews with MBB for this past fall I was given the advice (from the MBB consultants I'd been networking with) to accept my ...
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Will I still be relevant at top consulting firms with a < 3.5 GPA?I'm a rising junior at a U.S. News top 3 ranked public university. I'm an economics major and have taken some of the hardest courses in the major (intermediate microeconomics, econometrics, and money & banking) the past two semesters. I came out alright, but I may be in danger of having my overall G...
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Exit Opps for M&A ConsultingHey everyone, I'm currently working as an Associate out of undergrad at a Big 4 firm in the M&A Consulting practice. Basically, the group does a lot of pre-deal work (Private equity due diligence) and execution work as well (Carveout management, integration management --- lots of project managemen...
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AMA: Deloitte S&O -> F500 Corp. Strategy -> M7 -> MBB Bounced between consulting and industry pre-MBA and decided to go back for more consulting post-MBA. I recently received/accepted an offer from MBB after a grueling recruiting process. Happy to answer questions about my path to-date, my b-school experience and the recruiting process. ...
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Best Healthcare Consulting Boutiques in terms of elite MBA placement and exit oppsI was wondering, which healthcare consulting boutiques are the top feeders to elite MBA programs and have the best exit opps? ...
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Healthcare Consulting Boutique vs big Pharma for MBA placement Do you think one has better elite MBA placement opps from a top healthcare consulting boutique (clearview, ZS,IMS) or from a brand-name big pharma company? (J&J, Roche, Pfizer, Novartis, GSK). ...
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Seeking: Case Interview Practice PartnerHello! I have an upcoming first round interview with BCG and I would like to practice case interviews. Does anyone need a practice buddy for an upcoming interview? Or is anyone just looking to get a head start on practicing cases? A bit about me: I'm an Advanced Degree Candidate in biomedical scie...
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Career advice post-graduation - what to do next. Job or Masters?- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- - - - ...
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Any Canadian engineers working on a TN visa?Hi all. Does anyone here have experience getting the TN Visa for a job in consulting in the US? I am a Canadian with an undergrad degree in engineering (and a master's degree in physics) recently hired by a large, well-known Tier 1/2 firm in the US. They've decided to bring me in on a TN Visa in Sep...
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Career advice for a undergrad looking to go from public accounting to consultingI will be starting my junior year as undergrad student at UCSB majoring in Economics and Accounting. My goal is to go into consulting. What is the best way to get into a consulting position right out of undergrad? The Big 4 recruit heavily at my school for accounting (audit/tax), but not for consul...
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What do consultants exactly do?Hi guys, The title is self-explanatory. I know that consultants are hired to solve problems that companies are incapable of solving or simply do not have time to deal with; but what problems are we talking about? Increase revenue? Reduce costs? Strategic planning? Could you share your experiences/p...
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Entry level consulting vs. data scienceLooking for some opinions/information about skill specific entrance ops into consulting. My plan after graduating was to do tech consulting for 3-5 years, move into a data science focused position to solidify my technical skills, than take those back into consulting. I had a consulting internship, e...
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Vault GuideDoes anyone have any vault guides for consulting ? My college does not have them and I would really appreciate if someone could send a copy my way. ...
01 week 6 days ago
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"Cold calling" fit with this role?I'm a relatively recent grad from a semi-target who has been in conversation with a small management consulting group for a few months now. I was told during an informational call for an entry-level analyst role that there would be some cold calling involved during a project in order to gain informa...
101 week 6 days ago
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Dual Bachelor's at Ivy or Pursue Masters?Hi everyone, I am in a dilemma regarding my future education path. I am currently a sophomore math major at a top 10 liberal arts school (not target) and looking to break into management consulting. Job search out of a LAC can be tough, especially as an international student. For that reason, I hav...
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2016 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for APDHi everyone, I would like to start a thread for 2016 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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McKinsey SBA Drug TestHi, I am an incoming SBA (summer intern) at McKinsey. I am wondering if the firm drug tests their summer interns. I can pass one right now, but it would be good information to know. Thanks!...
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Seeking case partner(s) for MBB first round interviewHi all, Upcoming MBB first round interview in a couple of weeks (Europe) - anyone interested in doing some cases over Skype? I am recent Oxbridge grad and the role is entry level. Andy...
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Salary BumpHi, How much of a salary bump can one expect when switching laterally as an exp hire? I've heard 10-15% is the norm in consulting, but how reasonable is 20-25%? Thanks! ...
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Bain Pre Sccreening TestHi guys I just received an invitation to do a 25 questions (circa 45 minutes) online test for Bain. Tried to look for information around what this will look like but information seems conflicting or with no detail at all. Will it be like the McKinsey PST (i.e. three cases, 26 questions) or is it ...
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EY FSO vs IBM as a Senior ConsultantI have been a consultant in IBM's Consulting by Degrees program for nearly two years and I have an opportunity to move to EY's Performance Improvement practice within FSO-Wealth Management. If I stay at IBM I will promote to senior consultant this year and the offer at EY is also for senior, so ther...
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How do you network while traveling all week?Question is more geared towards the consultants, but welcome any advice. I'm in the process of networking for a new role. My process has been cold email, intro phone call, and normally attempting to arrange a coffee chat. Trouble is that Friday is the only day I can meet due to travel, I'm open to...
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Boutique Strategy Consulting Firms and FreshmanHey all, I am a freshman who is very interested in Consulting. Attend a T20 semi-target for Finance ( not too sure on Consulting ). My first semester GPA is very very good ( spring semester grades haven't been finalized yet - gonna be a little bit worse ). I have experience working as an Analyst for...
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Private Equity Operational ConsultingStarting entry level at a Tier 2/3 consulting firm in a few weeks (eg. Deloitte/Accenture). My ultimate goal is to work for 2/3 years---->M7 MBA---->MBB---->PE portfolio consulting (eg. KKR Capstone/TPG ops group/Bain Cap portfolio group/Blackstone??....likely forgetting a few others) Does anyone ...
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BB IBD vs Tier 2 consulting for summer internship?Hi, if one had the goal of going MBB for FT, which would be a better move for one's junior summer internship- IBD at a BB or consulting at a tier below MBB (e.g. Big 4, Oliver Wyman)? And what are your reasons for your decision? Thanks....
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Career Dilemma - MO at IB or Research Role at MBB ??I am facing a career dilemma right now and would really appreciate some thoughts or advice from you all: a little background about myself After college, I worked in a MO function supported trading at a top tier IB. Having working here for 3 years, I'm thinking of making a move elsewhere. I curren...
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Career Advice: Which summer internship to take for best chance at strategy consulting grad job?I am currently studying an Economics degree at a mid-tier, non-target UK university and have three summer internship offers: *PwC: Management Consulting - not the Strategy& part - just normal management consulting (Salary: £20.8k pro rata) *Barclays: Tech - Wealth Onboarding (£52k pro rata) *Bla...
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Engineer from Target Gunning for Consulting Offer Hello, - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - tl;dr **Goal:** Trying to land consulting position at McKinsey, Bain, BCG, … **Question:** What kind of MS program would be most beneficial in this goal? If not an MS program, what else can be...
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Seek advice for lateral/undergraduate FT hire in MBB Europe for AmericanI am graduating from an ivy in America with a BS degree and a 3.5 GPA. I will be joining a firm in Europe, working as a business analyst and hoping to join a consulting firm down the road. My firm hires consultants from MBB a lot. From MBB's website, I learned that if I try to break in with 1 yr exp...
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Top Healthcare Strategy RolesJust wondering if anyone knew how these roles stack up against MBB and are viewed externally? And generally how difficult they are to break into? Thanks!...
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McKinsey Problem Solving TestI managed to work my way into getting a interview at McKinsey. I've been scheduled an interview along with a problem solving test next week. I was wondering what the best way to prepare for this is. Any sites I should know? Are there sample tests around somewhere? Thanks!...
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Take an unimpressive FTSE100 internship?Hi all, I hoped to get some advice on something. I've been offered an internship at Taylor Wimpey (UK's biggest house builder, FTSE100), but it's in health and safety (the job description makes it sound pretty unimpressive) I'm unsure whether it will improve my CV for strategy consulting purposes, b...
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Making the lateral switch from Banking to MBBI'm current approaching my first year as an analyst working at a top MM bank's satellite office (Piper Jaffray, Baird, William Blair, Houlihan) and have recently decided to pursue lateral opps to MBB. A big part of the decision came from personal reasons - being an international student, I knew tha...
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Prelaw undergrad --> Biglaw paralegal ---> MBA --> MBBI graduated from a top 20 non-Ivy last year with a 3.6 GPA double majoring in poli sci and history, sort of an unofficial prelaw track because we didn't have an actual one. Took a job as a paralegal at an NYC Biglaw firm thinking I would want to go to law school in a couple years. Almost a year in...
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EY Advisory vs. TASWhy does EY have a separate Advisory and TAS practice? Don't think any of the other big 4 do this. It's usually all just under consulting it looks like at PwC, KPMG, Deloitte, etc. ...
03 weeks 2 days ago
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Deloitte S&O Partner Track vs. BCG Expert TrackI am currently evaluating whether to stay at Deloitte or take an offer at BCG. Here are some facts: - Currently a Senior Manager at Deloitte in the SF office and am 2 years from making partner - BCG offer is for the a Principal level in their SF office in their expert track - Money at Deloitte is f...
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Advice: Current situation -> Top MBA -> MBB: Current analyst 2 years out of undergrad at an F50 (think Boeing, United Technologies, GE) working within it's professional services unit. Getting exposed to consulting and really enjoy being a position that requires the capacity to be client-facing and highly analytical...plus, I think I enjoy the ...
103 weeks 2 days ago
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Oliver Wyman vs. Big 4 (yes, again)Hi everyone! I know this has been dissected before, but the latest I saw was as of a few years ago. How does Oliver Wyman rank against Big 4? I'm currently in a big 4 firm working in their strategy group and am considering a switch to Oliver Wyman. Which one is better? I've done well at my company a...
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What are few examples of Project Delivery Consulting?There are however favorable circumstances and disservices to every procedure—contingent upon timetable and budgetary limitations and venture many-sided quality. Building venture conveyance ability requires a purposeful at work sense of duty regarding the use of new systems, rehashed appraisal of f...
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Big 4 Consulting Office Transfer Beginning my B4 consulting career this upcoming July in a Silicon Valley based practice. I am from NY and know that I want to transfer offices fairly quickly after starting. I have heard timelines ranging from 8-12 months before making the move. Just wanted to hear about anyone's experiences doing...
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How is Cornell ILR's placement into consulting?I've been accepted into Cornell's ILR School and I was wondering what its placement is into consulting firms, especially top ones (Boston, Bain, Mckinskey)? I'm also interested in IB but I also like consulting and I want to keep my options open. ...
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ZS Associates 1st RoundHi, I have a 1st round interview with ZS this week. I've been told it's 30 minutes behavioural and then a sep call for the case study. Has anyone interviewed there before? I have heard their cases are different. What were they like? ...
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Soft Science PhD to consulting?I am currently finishing up my PhD in ecology (with work in R, and several published articles) at a German university. Academic research is very rewarding, but I'm considering other opportunities. A friend in corporate strategy suggested that I might like consulting and some top consulting companies...
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Advanced degree to data science consultingI am going into my final year of my MS Industrial Engineering with research and coursework in data science from a non-target public uni in Chicago. While I would like to do strategy consulting at MBB long term, I think realistically with my background I'll be a good fit for a digital practice. I've ...
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How will an IT internship at a local BB look on my resume if I want to pursue a career at an MBB?Hi people. I am a fresh high school graduate that will be pursuing my undergraduate studies in Information Management for Business (BSc) at University College London (UCL). I have an offer to do my first internship at a local BB (one of the biggest security company in Indonesia, my country) in their...
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Worked as independent security consultant, want job at McKinsey? Helo! Age 27 About to finish master's program in biology at a low-tier state medical school. Majored in biology at low-tier state school. Low GPA in both. During and after college, worked as independent consultant. Did secrete computer security work. No employer; will not be able to provide an...
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Northwestern Engineering vs Michigan EngineeringHello all! This is my first post on here. For management consulting, which undergrad engineering school do you recommend. I know MBB all recruit at these schools, but which do you guys think GPA, extracurricular, and connections wise would be the best to go into consulting. The reason I want to do...
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Strategy& vs Oliver WymanHey, so I searched but couldn't find any recent comparisons between the 2. I'm trying to choose between both of these firms for strategy consulting. How do they compare in terms of exit opportunities, B-school placements, overall prestige, etc? Thanks....
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Entry-level JobI am currently graduating from a mid-teir University with a business degree. I happen to be graduating from their Japanese campus and have never been to their campus in the US. I am looking for a job in business consulting (preferably a big four accounting firm). I have done two internships in Japa...
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Applying to consulting as an advanced degreeIs/has anyone applied to consulting with an advanced degree in the health professions? I would be interested in hearing how the process went and whether the transition was what you had imagined. Thanks!...
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Gibson Consulting (Chicago) - anyone have any experience or knowledge?I currently work in operations/supply chain/strategy for a Fortune 500 company in Chicago, and recently I have been recruited heavily for a boutique consulting firm called Gibson Consulting, which I believe specializes in supply chain-focused consulting. Does anyone have any experience researching ...
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Big 4 RotationCurious if anyone has ever done a 6 to 12 month rotation between competencies at a big 4 firm. I'm specifically interested in Valuation or FDD. I understand this can be common coming from audit, but interested if anyone has seen it done from someone on the consulting side. Rationale is that I'm ext...
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Attempting to take GMAT between graduation and full time start dateI am a senior at a Public Ivy graduating this May, and beginning work full time at Big 4 Consulting firm the last week in July (I was originally under the impression I'd be starting in October.) With the adjustment in my start date, I am now unsure how realistic it is for me to try and get the exam ...
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Tier 3 (?) consulting firm exit opportunities Hi, I just wanted to know how exit opportunities compare between firms like PA Consulting/Baringa and McKinsey/BCG/Bain? What are MBA opportunities like after 2/3 years? Can I still target M7 firms in the US or LBS in the UK? ...
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How to leverage a network when applying to post-MBA position at MBBHello, I'm planning to apply to post-MBA positions at MBB and few other firms as an experienced professional. I have few people at these firms that are willing to help me. My main concern so far is passing the paper process, and I've heard that reference from Managers/Principals may help with my ...
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Experienced Hire - MBBI was recently contacted by a recruiter from Deloitte about a position with their S&O group. Previously, I assumes I'd need an MBA to transition into consulting but after the phone interview they asked me if I was interested in coming in and going through the formal process. Is this something the MB...
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