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+4Ask me anything: Consultant at MBB


Hi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr>, I'm a 1st year consultant (Associate/Business Analyst/Associate Consultant) at a <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> firm. I can answer any questions you may have on internships,...

+3Haven't started at McKinsey but was approached...


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...

+2Should I quit my current job to go for interviews?


I know almost everyone would advise not to quit your current job unless you have a firm offer lined up, but I am in a situation where it is very difficult to ask for time off if I want to go for interviews, especially with <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> as...

+2Moving to Restructuring Advisory?


Hi, I am a former auditor with my <abbr title="Certified Public Accountant">CPA</abbr>. Like most of us, I got sick and tired of that after a few years and ran towards FP&A where I'm currently an analyst for a public company. In my few months here, the job is...

+2My View on the Current Top 10 Strategy Consulting Firms


This is my take, and I've included some basic commentary about why I've listed certain firms in certain places. I'm definitely interested in hearing what people think, but before I give the list I offer two disclaimers: 1. This is what I think the landscape CURRENTLY looks...

+2Strategic Consulting at Houlihan Lokey


In early January, I have an interview with a Senior VP of Houlihan Lokey’s Strategic Consulting division. I applied for a Consultant role earlier this month. Most people know <abbr title="Houlihan Lokey Howard and Zukin">HL</abbr> for their investment banking &...

+2Non Travel Consulting firms?


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.

+2Is Consulting really worth much more than a corporate role?


Especially if it's a top corporate experience vs a tier 3 consulting(B4/Accenture). I've heard a few people on here say 2 years consulting is basically equivalent 4-5 years in a corporate role. Obviously, this will depend a lot but I just wanted to get people's honest opinion...

+1Mastercard advisors Toronto office ?


anybody has any insight on mastercard advisors' Toronto office ? this is for consulting position. interview process, <abbr title="comparable analysis">comps</abbr>, culture and etc. Thanks!

+1What projects should I get on to switch from IT to MC?


Hi all, Currently a grad student at a semi target university. Graduated with a 3.0 undergrad and decided to do an one year master’s program (have a 4.0 in my master’s) to go through consulting recruitment. Went through recruitment but didn’t get either PwC TC or EY BAP but received an...

+1Big4 M&A Case Study Interview Preparation


I have a Case Study interview with one of Big4 for their Canadian <abbr title="mergers and acquisitions">M&A</abbr> teams. It would most probably be around Due Diligence and Post Merger Integration. Can someone please help me in preparation and guiding what type of...

+1If you didn't get a consulting offer what would you have done instead?


I'm a senior at a top 5 target school looking for advice I've been trying to break into consulting, had interviews this recruiting season at McKinsey, BCG, Deloitte, OW and Strategy &. Got flat out rejected from Bain and a few others. Didn't manage to land an offer from any of...

+1Consulting Case Interview Examples?

Frodo's Banging

Upcoming <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> interview. Curious where I can find case interview examples to study. The only ones I've seen are on <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> websites. I would like to start...

+1What's the etiquette for applying to an internship for a different service line while currently interning at that company?


Appreciate any insight and advice you all can provide! Here's the situation: I'm and undergrad student currently at a big 4 on a coop in a certain service line. Over my time here and through talking to different consultants, I would like to be in their strategy/operations consulting...

+1Gladwell's 10,000 Hours and Finance/Consulting


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.

+1Evaluate my Frameworking (MBB)

Frodo's Banging

Interview coming up with <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr>. 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...

+1Absolute top tier targets for management consulting


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

+1Breaking down Consulting


Hey guys, First off, to give you a bit of a background about me, I will be applying for college soon and am thus currently exploring my job options in the future. In particular, I really like computer science and do a lot of extracurriculars related to it, and will most likely end up majoring...

+1Summer '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.

+1MBB Implementation or 2nd Tier Generalist?


I just finished my <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> at an <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> target b-school. have a Generalist offer from a 2nd tier (Strategy&/ATK/OW) and an Implementation offer from McK in...

+1Consulting in mid-size city


Hey guys, need advice. I have been accepted to <abbr title="Top 7 MBA business schools">M7</abbr> 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 <abbr title="Masters in...

0Deloitte S&O vs. LEK


Undergraduate lucky enough to be deciding on a few different consulting offers. Wanted to see if anybody had any advice for choosing between Deloitte S&O (probably #1 of the Big Four) and a smaller shop like L.E.K. Any thoughts on differences in prestige/exit/B-school?

0Freshman Summer for Management Consulting career path?


If I'm interested in Management Consulting as a possible career path, what should I be doing the summer after my freshman year of college? Will something finance/business related such as wealth management or investment banking be relevant? If I'm interested in healthcare consulting,...

0MBB Lifestyle


1. It is true that many people leave <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> to go to <abbr title="private equity">PE</abbr> funds, startups, etc., after a few years, the question is: do they leave voluntarily mostly because they are burnt or...

0McKinsey (London) Vs BCG (London)


Hi <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> community I have been fortunate to receive offers from McKinsey and BCG (London) and wondered what advice there may be on which to accept. My experiences of all firms is very very positive. I have no niche interests industry...

0Why Consulting - Answering the Interview Question


<em>Why go into consulting instead of the clearly superior investment banking?</em> <em>Don’t you travel an ungodly amount in consulting?</em> <em>Bankers make way more money.</em> <em>Aren’t consulting exit opps roughly equal to those of a...

0London School of Economics for Consulting in Asia


Asking for a friend applying to college here: How well regarded is the London School of Economics in the consulting industry, especially in Asian countries such as Hong Kong and Singapore? Would his major at the London School of Economics matter (entry requirements and acceptance rates are...

0What internships do Management consulting firms like to see for FT applications


So basically here is my story. Junior, studying econ with minors in <abbr title="Credit Suisse">CS</abbr> and Management. at somewhat prestigious state university(top 20 public school but not near the top of that list) . Consulting is where I wanna be post graduation....

0Crafting a T2 to MBB Story (Undergrad Senior)


Hi Monkeys, As I'm preparing for my upcoming interviews with all 3 of the <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> firms, I'm at a loss as to what I should say to justify making the leap from my full-time offer from a T2 (S&/ATK/LEK/Deloitte...

0What should I do as an undergrad if I want to work for Mckinsey?


Currently, in my sophomore year, have a 3.5 GPA- I think it is a little low for Mckinsey so I am trying to get it up. I go to a target school. It's my dream to work at Mckinsey and consulting is definitely what I want to do after graduating. I want to maximize my chances of getting in at...

0Why Would Anyone Go Into Consulting?


<em>Mod Note (Andy): I put this on the frontpage because of the high quality of responses inside the post, take a look...</em> After going through the recent recruiting season as a junior and coming out with an MBB offer and a few in banking, I have to ask: why would you go into...

0Best Consulting Firm for Media & Entertainment


Does anyone have any recommendations on how to structure my Strategy Consulting Job search if I am dead set on going into the Media & Entertainment practice? Direct Questions Include: 1. Which firm is the best for the Media & Entertainment practice? 2. Will I even get to choose if...

0Is BCG a viable route to private equity or venture capital?


I'll be doing a summer internship at BCG San Francisco this summer. I'm wondering if this is a viable path towards working in private equity. My goal is to do 2 years of consulting after college and then look for an operationally focused private equity role after business school? Also,...

0AMA: Former McKinsey EM


All, It has been awhile. I did an AMA quite a long time ago (<a href="//">"Ask me anything: Project Leader/Engagement Manager/Case Team Leader at MBB"</a>) and...

0The All-Nighter Experiment: What Worked and What Didn't


[quote]<p>I need this done for tomorrow morning, but don’t spend too much time on it. <strong>I don’t want you to be here all night.</strong></p> [/quote] That's what my MD said to me before I pulled my first all-nighter. &nbsp; I've had other...

0Got interview to BCG General Associate position, how to best prepare?


Hey guys, as the title says above I just received an email from BCG for a first round interview completely out of the blue. A little background: I applied for the position online like 2-3 months back, forgot about it, and within the time period already accepted an offer at a boutique...