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Last week at MBB - AMA

MBB-Throwaway

Hi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, I'm a 3rd year at <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> & am coming up on my last week at the firm. Want to give back to the community since it provided helpful guidance for me as a...

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Is Management Consulting just a glorified Audit?

ChloeJ90

Two things. Audit is a statutory requirement while consulting is not. But if you understand the way an external audit works, you will find a lot of similarities. I'm listing out some of these similarities but I could be totally wrong as I've never worked in consulting so most of this...

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AMA: MBB project manager in Europe

Formerlyknown

Hey, Have been a longtime lurker, but wanted to give back to the <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community - especially because there's a bit too much <abbr title="balance sheet">BS</abbr> around here sometimes. Currently waiting...

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WSO Hall of Fame: Consulting Forum

WallStreetOasis.com

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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Please Help with Internship Options

jfjioaq

Hi all, Could you please suggest some other opportunities that are very prestigious/relevant to consulting, assuming I do not get an MBB internship? For example, I heard corporate strategy at Disney is very good, in addition to marketing at Facebook and some positions at top bulge bracket investmen...

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2019 APD MBB Full Time Recruiting

iwantbain

Insights, Advantage/AIC and Bridge in full swing. It's that time of the year again! MBB Recruiting season! Lets share status!...

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Last week at MBB - AMA

MBB-Throwaway

Hi WSO, I'm a 3rd year at MBB & am coming up on my last week at the firm. Want to give back to the community since it provided helpful guidance for me as a student. Some background on me: - Hired out of: Undergrad - Undergrad institution: Public school (top 50) - Undergrad area of study: Business...

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Networking / Applying to KPMG Strategy

randomconsultingguy

Can anyone share any insight into how one might go about applying to KPMG strategy off-target at the analyst level? Can't find any strategy-specific application on the firm's website. Info on KPMG Strat is pretty scarce on this site. I'm even having trouble networking, as lots of regular KPMG manag...

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Mars & Co vs KPMG Strategy Offers. Post MBA

ConsultingChimp111

Hello WSO, Long time lurker here and finally finished my MBA recruiting. I've secured few offers and narrowed down to two. (I wanted to focus more on strategy which helped me filter out option from Accenture - specialized strat, etc) I've read through all the comparison threads from before, but due...

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Changing Offer Location - MBB

mtafaK91

Is it possible to ask for office change upon getting an offer, will the company (i.e. MBB) be willing to negotiate it ? ...

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Best Credit Cards to Travel as a Consultant (updated for 2019)

brookeimpact

Hey everyone, I just started my first job as an associate consultant and I 'm hearing about all the opportunities to amass travel/hotel points if you're smart and sign up for the right rewards programs/credit cards. Everyone around my office has different opinions, and a lot of info on this topic wi...

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MBB timeline for 2020 Recruiting

TornadoTelephone

I'm currently seeing that applications are open at Bain and BCG for the 2020 application period. Is it necessary to apply now, when should you apply by to get full consideration, and when are they expected to have their US classes full by. Currently abroad for the summer, and wanted to be able to to...

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Small Business Banking to Consulting? am i nuts?

whatnext

Not sure i have come to the right place, but im looking to break into consulting with 10+ years of progressive experience in in retail banking, working in actual branches. My carrer spans 10 years, working everything from a teller to small business retail banking (what im doing now) at all types o...

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From IB SA to Consulting FT (potential downsides)

EUROPETARGET

Realized during my investment banking internship, that I can't really cope with the hours that well, and that I NEED WEEKENDS OFF. Since I have a few interviews scheduled I wanted to inform myself about the potential downsides of Consulting compared to IB. Here are the ones I know. 1. Pay, I heard ...

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How small is too small?

ltjenkins

Posting for a friend. Got a gig with a Big 4 firm on west coast for valuation/transaction advisory. When he arrived, was told, no positions in that and was assigned to an utterly unrelated project with no clear path to transition into it. Very disappointed. He was offered a job as a analyst...

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IB SA to Consulting

JPGoldmanStanleyMD420

Basically I want to keep my doors open to consulting. I was planning on recruiting late this summer and into fall since consulting has a slightly later timeline, but I have recently received an expiring summer analyst offer in IB. Curious as to what my prospects for consulting (MBB, but also T2) ful...

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BCG No Longer Taking Referrals?

randomconsultingguy

I just spoke with a family friend at an east coast office of BCG, and at the end of our chat, she let me know that she would like to refer me if she could but claimed BCG no longer has a dedicated referral system for undergrad candidates. I'm at a non-target for BCG and she told me my only option wa...

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Transaction Services: Number of hours? Billable hours?

bigfrezzzer

Hi everyone, I have a questions for all your TS FDD professionals. I was wondering if there is a big difference between the number of billable hours for TS professionals by country. The reason I am asking is because I spoke with someone from another country who was shocked over how much TS profe...

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Which MBB is best for PE Recruiting?

yaytest33

Just finished my summer at an MBB consulting firm and had a great experience (loved the people, the work, etc.) -- I got a return offer and I'm definitely leaning towards going back. I'm strongly interested in doing PE after spending two years at MBB and wanted to get people's thoughts on which MBB ...

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Advice Needed: 1st Job Move Post MBA - Internal to Consulting?

OldManSachz

Hey WSO, Looking for some general advice here. I'm a 2018 MBA graduate, currently slightly more than halfway through a two year Leadership Rotation at a well-known F500. Though the work has been varied - given the nature of the rotation - it's largely bent toward MarTech. I love the job, but ther...

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MBB international office language requirement

cah2

How strict is the language requirement for international offices? Are daily tasks/presentations done with the local language? I am particularly interested in China and Japan. ...

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How does MBB value industry experience?

yststl

Congrats on the new position and thanks for doing this! I'm wondering how does MBB value industry experience? I have an engineering undergrad degree. Did 3 years engineering, 4 years technology development, 2 years corporate strategy all with a $80B market cap oil & gas company. Recently thinking ab...

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Restructuring Advisory vs Restructuring Consulting

Chimp scampi

Is there a difference? Specifically, I'm talking in terms of the big Restructuring consulting firms: A&M, FTI, Alix. Thanks in advance for the help!...

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Is Management Consulting just a glorified Audit?

ChloeJ90

Two things. Audit is a statutory requirement while consulting is not. But if you understand the way an external audit works, you will find a lot of similarities. I'm listing out some of these similarities but I could be totally wrong as I've never worked in consulting so most of this is based on wha...

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Management Consulting analyst pay in non-NY/SF

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Was hoping some on the forum could give insight to MC undergrad starting offers now offers are starting to go out. Specifically have non-NYC/SF in mind think large city(DC, BOS, CHI). I have seen the management consulted pay report but hope others might have insight into offers currently going out i...

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No return offer from T2 for MBA internship

HIQ111

Currently finishing up my summer internship at T2 consulting firm (ATK, S&, LEK, ACN) and just found out that I am not getting a return offer. The feedback during the return offer call was a bit more direct than any feedback during the internship. It was not a matter of effort, attitude, or culture,...

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OW Summer 2020

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Anyone know the interview timeline for OW 2020 summer intern recruiting? Been over two weeks since the deadline and no one I know has heard anything....

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How is EY Parthenon viewed vs MBB

bcrew13

EY Parthenon typically only hires from the top 10 MBA programs in the USA and a couple from EU, pay similar rates to MBB, how are the viewed in comparison to MBB? Are their exit opps similar or are they considered the similar to their main arm of EY?...

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Network for getting in

snortingcaffeine

I know an EM at McKinsey and a Principal at Deloitte- does knowing people do anything for consulting, or is that just IB? What advantage do I have with these? Both went to my highschool (top-ranked private, ~25 kids per grade) and I am friends with their relatives. Should I pursue the relationships ...

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LinkedIn S&A Case Interview Help

gonline47

I'm currently a summer analyst at a BB bank for S&T in NY. I applied to the LinkedIn S&A program, finished the first round screening, did the take-home assessment, and now I have a video case interview that's 1-hour long, which is the second last stage of the application process. Being in finance,...

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Army Officer looking to transition into Management Consulting

Vantagray

Hey everyone! I'm a transitioning Army Officer looking into opportunities within management consulting. I've only recently developed my interest in this career field, but the more I research and learn about it, the more intrigued and excited I am about setting MC as a post-military career aspiration...

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