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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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Does anyone have a list of companies with internal consulting groups?

WolfyWolfyWolfy

I was just curious to see which companies have internal consulting groups. I know that every company has a corporate development/strategy department....

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AMA: 2.5 years @ MBB post PhD

Hughly741

I appreciated the info I got from this forum when I was applying so figured I’d pay it forward. **** Briefly about me: * I am a PhD at an MBB in N Europe * Joined ~2.5 years ago as entry level (think BA/A/AC) * Now am an Associate/Consultant level * I have worked through Europe and a bi...

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Duke VS. Cornell (Master of Engineering Management)

evelyn liu

Hi all, I've been accepted by both of thoses two programs(Duke MEM&Cornell MEM) and I have difficulty choosing one. I plan to seek jobs in management consulting after graduation(MBB would be better). Which one do you think is better? How about the advantages and disadvantages of those two programs...

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How do the big consulting firms get paid for benefits saved/the value of the solution for their clients

robkeating01

Hello, Can anyone tell me how these big consulting firms get paid for the BENEFITS saved for their clients or the VALUE of the solution they provide? What I mean by that is I understand that consultants can get paid by the hour, the day or for a fixed duration for a number of different things inclu...

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Mckinsey PDP Leadership Rotation Program??

themanthemyth

Mckinsey recently posted on my school's job board about some new rotational program they're opening up. Does anyone have any insight about what the role is actually about - the description sounds like a lot of jargon. What does any of that description entail about what you'd even be doing on the job...

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M&A consultant AMA

sameerkal

Hi all can see there is very little information about the M&A consulting industry on here so happy to do an AMA. please note all information I have relates to the european market, USA may be different...

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WSO Webinar: Biotech/Pharma Consulting Case Study -- 8pm ET, 3/11/19

AndyLouis

Tonight March 11th, 8PM EST Wall Street Mentor Dr Steven Mo will be hosting webinar a covering a Consulting Case Study on biotech/pharma R&D strategy and drug portfolio management. REGISTER HERE More info from the presenter: In order to mitigate the considerable risks in developing drugs, the ph...

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To Startup or Not to Startup!

Valueadder94

Hi WSO Community, I am an experienced tech / strategy consultant with a little over 3 years of experience, working in a small company gave me the oppourtunity to report to the managing partner of the firm. This was a great learning experience and got to learn first hand what it meant to be a top not...

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EY-Parthenon Associate Director - London Salary

2005.darkness

hi, Any ideas on the salary structure of EY-Parthenon in London, UK? The position is for Associate Director and above? (10+ years of exp) Also for the TAS (private equity - financial services) practice, what is a typical exist scenario?...

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Seeking Info on PE-focused, T2 consulting firms

jmn3ye

Hi all. I am an early-career consultant at a T2 shop (not EY-Parthenon or L.E.K). I love the work I'm doing, but am less interested in traveling every week long term (which is what I currently do), and I like the idea of working on things like PE due diligence, F500 organic and inorganic growth str...

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An English major with minimum business/quant stuff?

lilyvandersome

I am currently a sophomore English major at a target school (think bottom half of top ten in USNews) and I am extremely worried about getting a decent consulting gig. I have very minimal business and quantitative experience (although I stupidly turned down a spot in the business club recently). H...

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What do you consultants do?

2733278823

For you consultants what is your average day or week like? What do you do? Say what firm you're from because I imagine Mckinsey's work environment is different from a lower firms work environment....

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Are non-consultant roles at MBB still seen as prestigious?

wwwdotcomman

Most people here referring to MBB think of consulting roles (client facing). Those roles are obviously prestigious and sought after. Do other roles within MBB (such as marketing, research, or financial analyst) that are not consulting roles seen as prestigious or is it just another "corporate job"?...

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2019 Consulting Full-time Recruiting

ta297

Hello, I am a senior at non-target school looking to break into the top-tier consulting firm. I was curious about the 2019 consulting timeline - is there any time left to network and win offers for Sep 2019 - Jan 2020?...

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AMA: Three years of MBB leaving for PE in NYC

luckytaleb

Have lurked on here since undergrad so posting here in case I can be helpful. **Before MBB**: Went to a target state school (think Berkeley, Michigan, etc) and studied computer science. Interned at MBB, some tech companies (big and small), and did various leadership stuff on campus **My MBB exper...

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BCG Potential Test (MBA level)

Silver and Blood

Hi all, Does anybody know whether the BCG Potential Test is part of the first round interview for MBA hires? Incoming M7 student here if that makes a difference. Thanks. ...

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Share 3-month consultingcase 101 account with a fraction of cost

huyang0908

Hi guys, I have a 3-month consultingcase101 account starting from 06-Mar-2019. I would like to share the account with anyone who's interested with $30 only (Original price $126). Send me an email to [email protected] if you need it and you are serious to share. Thanks...

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PwC Management Consulting vs EY Business Advisory Program (BAP)

Int09

Hey guys, I have an offer from EY BAP and PwC management consulting. Both are entry level positions out of undergrad. Which is better in terms of exit opps and prestige? Thanks...

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Splitting cost for Case 101 Subscription

xupin.zhang

Hi, I am looking for someone who is interested in splitting the cost for 3-6 month subscription for Consulting Case 101. ...

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MBB/T2 Lateral Recruiting Pre-MBA in the US

UG.build

What is the pre-MBA lateral recruiting process (1 to 3 years work exp) in the US? (at MBB/T2 firms) I see these roles pop up periodically and couldn't find much "how to" advice about switching from a lower ranked consulting firm to MBB/T2 without an MBA. Specifically: 1. Is there a typical timelin...

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Questions about Moving from Investment Banking to Consulting

dbo

I've been working for GS for the past 5 years (previously worked at MS for 3 years) and I'm Senior Associate (MO position SEC DIV) at GS and have MBA (non top tier). I'm exploring mobility/career change and I've my eye on consulting. I've been doing some research online and wanted to get feedback...

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Sophomore summer internship vs a social science research fellowship? Williams College

vithanvidai

Hi guys, I am currently deciding between a relevant(not Consulting or big company) internship vs a research fellowship on perception of wartime Vietnamese emigrants(I am also Vietnamese) . The reasons I am debating because although I have a pretty weak GPA(~3.4X), I already did a winter internship ...

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Thoughts and impressions on the other side of an undergrad MBB recruiting event

kindheartedconsultant

Edits: I wrote this up and just sort of posted it, but I've gone back through to clarify and sound like less of a dick. I apologize if it rubs anyone the wrong way. Edit 2: looks like the way I said everything is really rubbing some people the wrong way, and doesn't accurately express what I meant....

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Junior Year Summer MBB (or tier 2) Internship Chances

Daedalus.black

Am a sophomore right now at a semi-target (of sorts). I've grown very interested in consulting, and I am eager to obtain a tier 1/tier 2 internship next summer (summer after my junior year) Was wondering what y'all think my chances are to get some MBB & tier 2 interviews. -School: Semi-Target -GP...

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AMA Request: ATK/LEK Consultants

Klaud45

There's a lot of information around on MBB/Big Four/ACN consulting, but not so much on the smaller, but still very strong, T2 shops like ATK, LEK, and OW. Are there any consultants from these shops (personally interested in LEK due to their strength in PE DD) that would be willing to shed some light...

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Bain - Final Round Decisions?

yeloboks27_1

Hi everyone! I had my final round interview at Bain this past Friday and was wondering if anyone else had heard back. I've seen other posts about McKinsey and BCG having fast turnaround times, but does anyone know if Bain is just as fast? I'm sitting on an offer from a T2, but Bain is my first choic...

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Mention consultants you talked to in the cover letter

Wayne111

Hello all. I am just wondering if it is appropriate to mention an acquaintance's name in the cover letter. Over the years, I have either met at conferences or done informational interviews with consultants (from associate to partner) but I have not directly worked with them or been close so to spe...

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