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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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Non-travel Consulting firms?

Banker4444

Anybody know of any Management Consulting firms (or groups) that don't have a weekly travel model? Would love to be in Consulting, but cannot convince myself to do the Monday - Thursday weekly trip living out of a suitcase. ...

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IU Kelley+Honors College Vs. UT Austin McCombs For NYC MBB Recruiting

angulartroglodyte

Which one would I be better off at hypothetically? At Indiana I could double or triple major and pick up Finance, Management, and Business Analytics as majors while at UT's BBA program, I would have to choose one major. Which scenario is better for MBB in NYC assuming I maintain a high GPA and have ...

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Post Project Feedback

eestrella329

I'm a Partner in a smaller firm (~100) Employees. I was curious to know what are the best questions to ask relative to obtaining accurate post project feedback, such NPS, etc. What have you seen work best for actionable insights?...

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Would a junior summer internship in economic consulting or real estate private equity set me up for a better shot at MBB?

Antas-Santas

Hello all, I have just received two offers for summer internships. 1) A well known, typically top 5, econ consulting firm in their antitrust & competition division. 2) A real estate private equity firm with $15 billion of raised equity. I understand other factors will be put into play such as GPA...

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Consulting Exit Opps for Introverts

OKsure

I'm having a bit of a career crisis and I could use some advice. It's become apparent to me over the last couple years that I'm very much an introvert. I'm not overly awkward or anything, engaging with people just drains energy out of me and it's not something I enjoy. I can handle it in small doses...

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Atlanta Consulting Offices: Reputations/Culture

Creed ROTHs

Need opinions on the individual characteristics of any and all regional/city consulting offices (preferably Atlanta). Opinions on MBB, Tier 2/3, and local firms are all appreciated. Not looking for responses on national/international reputations and cultures- that's been thoroughly covered in previo...

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US Regional and City Consulting Offices: Reputations/Culture

Creed ROTHs

Need opinions on the individual characteristics of any and all regional/city consulting offices (preferably Atlanta). Opinions on MBB, Tier 2/3, and local firms are all appreciated. Not looking for responses on national/international reputations and cultures- that's been thoroughly covered in previo...

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Ask me anything: Consultant at MBB

consultinghuman

Hi WSO, I'm a 1st year consultant (Associate/Business Analyst/Associate Consultant) at a MBB firm. I can answer any questions you may have on internships, breaking into consulting, networking, resumes (though I'm not directly involved with recruiting), tips for case or behavioral interviews, or w...

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Undergraduate Case Practice

Dylan.Hayashi

Hello all, I am a current undergraduate student applying for internships for this coming summer. I am beginning to do case prep and so far I have read through Case in Point but am questioning whether trying to memorize frameworks and the lists of questions within each step is really the best use of...

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How much does pre-MBA consulting experience help in getting an offer at MBB in business school?

TheYoungWolf

I'm curious in how much pre-MBA consulting experience at a Big 4 or Accenture helps in getting an offer at MBB in business school? I've heard that MBB takes students of a wide array of work experiences but would consulting experience at a Big 4 put you at an advantage in recruiting over ex-bankers a...

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Off-Cycle MBB Recruiting for ADCs

Timeless Banana

I'm an MD currently completing a post-doc in pharma, applied as an ADC to MBB in the fall, made it to the decision round for MBB1 and MBB2. was waitlisted at MBB1, was asked to complete an extra decision round then waitlisted at MBB2, and was ultimately rejected to both though asked to reapply durin...

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Consulting in mid-size city

bhoktum

Hey guys, need advice. I have been accepted to M7 b-school and I am trying to break into consulting (MBB + tier 2). However, I might have to be based out of Salt Lake City for 3 years post MBA. How limiting would that be for my recruiting opportunities? Is it even possible to be in a smaller city an...

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EY FSO BAP vs Deloitte Engagement Controll Analyst

Jonathan-Way223

Deciding between EY Business Advisor Program in their Financial Services Office verse Deloitte Engagement Controller (basically Financial Analyst for projects) for full time job after college. Which would provide better exit opportunities and look better for MBA. Does anyone have more detail on eith...

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CGI-Internship (Canada)

longleytimothy

Have the opportunity to pursue a Business Analyst position at CGI group this summer. I have great academics and extra-curricular but not great work experience. Is this a decent intern position to move forward into a consulting career?...

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Vague McKinsey feedback after Superday - How do I interpret this?

neowinx

I applied as a BA to McKinsey and got through to the final superday. I got a call a day after telling me that I didn't make it. When I asked for feedback, the only thing they said was "we felt that in the long run it's not going to work out." When i pushed for further feedback, all I got were paraph...

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Product Control vs. Big 4 Consulting Internship when Planning for MBB/IB?

mozamon

Hi all, I'm doing one last summer internship before entering full time. I'm planning on (or hoping for) MBB after I graduate, however I wasn't able to get it this year. Instead I have an offer from a major Canadian bank for Product Control and an offer from EY advisory supply chains. Which one do...

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Oliver Wyman Women's Leadership Forum

Bizzz

Has anyone here participated in the program or knows how many people get internship offers after the program?...

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Arrested for Computer Forgery

Charlie-Schmitt

I entered into a first offender program for Computer Forgery. (A felony) Once I get off the conviction is dismissed but I will continue to have the arrest itself on my record and it will be seen on a background check. I got the computer forgery by messing around on school semester for grades. I left...

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Career jump - most efficient path to prospertiy

BananaRepublican

Hi Everyone, Think unconventional. I grew up in suburbia and had to deal with a lot of personal issues (financial struggle, single parent etc). Took 2 years off after high school, working odd jobs. Saved up enough to go to community college and then transferred to a 4 yr local institution for a ba...

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Haven't started at McKinsey but was approached...

Berrok

As the title goes, I will be joining McKinsey soon, but have already been receiving quite a number of messages from head recruiters / headhunters from the venture capital, private equity, technology and corporate space to my LinkedIn inbox, since listing it on my profile. So far I've only been ignor...

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Non-Target > Industry > ? > ?

bizmonk

Hello all, Long time lurker who's soaked up a lot of information here over the past few years. I've decided on a rough career path I'd like to take and any advice would be greatly appreciated. I am a recent graduate from a non-target, working for a large CPG on their graduate programme in the UK f...

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Evaluate my Frameworking (MBB)

Frodo's Banging

Interview coming up with MBB. Not much experience with case interviews. Any insight appreciated: Prompt: Over the last 6 months, Apple Inc. recently lost 10%, or $74.6B from its market capitalization. In the process, the iPhone maker fell to the fourth-biggest U.S. company with a valuation of $67...

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Top Valuation Firms

Esuric

I 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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Strategic Consulting at Houlihan Lokey

jogro778

Coming up, I have an interview with Houlihan Lokey’s Strategic Consulting division. I applied for a Consultant role earlier this month. Most people know HL for their investment banking & financial services, however they have a small consulting branch that specializes in strategy & operations. I...

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MCK online test

Luca19

Hi, I recently heard that McK got rid of PST in Italy and UK and now its new standard is closer to IB SHL. Do you know where to practice (free/not free resources) and how long it takes to be quite sure to pass? Many thanks!...

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What did you find most helpful when preparing for case interviews?

Pinan

I've done a decent amount of reading up on case interviews (case in point, victor cheng videos, consulting clubs at my uni) but still don't know where to go from where I'm at -- when I practice cases from case books I frequently struggle to find the correct "path" to go down that leads me to the sol...

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Summer '19 Internship

Control Alt4

What management consulting firms are still recruiting? I know it is late, but I have not given up. All help is appreciated. ...

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What are considered back office roles in MBB?

Murricuh

Apparently back office in consulting gets a ton of shit here on WSO. I know HR for sure counts as back office. But what else? ...

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Gladwell's 10,000 Hours and Finance/Consulting

angulartroglodyte

This topic may seem a bit redundant, but I was curious if there was anything I could do to prepare myself for when I get out in the real world; any practical skills for management consulting I could try to master that will set me apart....

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MBA to Specific Consulting Practice

mastersheath

I am going for an MBA starting next year. Can someone tell me at (1) the internship level and (2) the recruitment level if new MBAs can apply to a specific practice at a large consulting firm? For instance, if I am interested in payments consulting do I apply for that role or is it a general strateg...

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Absolute top tier targets for management consulting

ThePiedPiper

Which target schools have statistically the most recruiting opportunities and representation at MBBs and T2s?...

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Mastercard advisors Toronto office ?

dbcr98989

anybody has any insight on mastercard advisors' Toronto office ? this is for consulting position. interview process, comps, culture and etc. Thanks! ...

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TMA Distressed Investing Conference 2019

fundinvestoraz

I think this is the right forum to post on but is anyone headed to the TMA Distressed Investing Conference this year in Las Vegas? Would love to put a face to the name of some posters here in the restructuring/turnarounds/special situations industry. ...

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