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From weighing 280 pounds and a 2.5 GPA at a Non-Target, to 200 pounds and an Interview with McKinsey

consultant120

Hi Everyone, I've been browsing Wallstreet Oasis for the past few years and I want to share my story and more importantly, reiterate to everyone on this forum to dream big. I went to a non-target state school and while suffering from social anxiety and obesity, I was also facing an extremely diffi...

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Struggling with Managerial Activities in Stretch Role

consultant120

Was a great performer when contributing to my engagements as a Consultant however I've been recently placed into a stretch role on an engagement that involves activities traditionally done by a Manager/Senior Manager on the project. I'm struggling to perform as per my usual self in the new role. A...

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Oliver Wyman Brand? Not MBB, but people talk like they are kinda on MBB's level

throwthisshitaway

Hey guys, I was curious as to why people always talk about Oliver Wyman being prestigious and what not? It is not a MBB firm, but people talk like it is on MBB's level. OW is definitely tier 2. Do people think it might join MBB in the future? Also in a lot of rankings online, it is ranked really l...

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KPMG EVS Info?

Doel90

Next week I go for the superday for KPMG's EVS group. It's valuation and some transfer pricing work. Anyone know what kind of compensation they have? Typical hours per week? Any advice? Any advice/information is welcome!...

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Big 4 Transfer Pricing vs Small Consulting Firm

lazeroctopus

Hi, senior in undergrad deciding between two offers: **Big 4 Transfer Pricing** Pros: Decent salary, stable (no travel), good network, large team (~15 new hires a year), big name Cons: Have no clue what transfer pricing does, quiet office, people who interviewed me didn't seem too thrilled with thei...

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EY-Parthenon & Visa Rotational Program Offers (Full-time Undergrad)

JRJ0666

Hi All, I am currently a senior deciding on my first full-time job. I received offers from both Parthenon and Visa's New Grad Development Program and am having trouble deciding. I have done a consulting internship the previous summer, so I know what I would be getting into, but the thought of tryin...

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Bates White exit opp

chiotelisd

Trying to decide between accepting an offer at a boutique IB or Bates White Economic Consulting. Can someone speak to exit opps at Bates White? ...

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PHP Training

kavinilavu

PHP is the most trending languages of now a days..Learn PHP and Get a dream jobs.. Check out: http://www.bestphptraining.in/...

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Accenture Management Consulting Final Round (CDP)

onemanarmy

Hi Everyone, Was hoping to gain some insight before my final round interview with Accenture for their Management Consulting Practice. Can anyone speak to their experience with final rounds for MC? I know there will be a case but I am assuming it will be different than the standard ones because it i...

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Seeking case partner(s) for MBB first round interview

AndyLondon

Hi 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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Will my History degree stop me joining an MBB?

AlexYeah

I will be studying either History or a History and Politics degree at a top UK university (Either Oxford, Durham, St.Andrews - and Exeter which is a top uni for History). Will this prevent me joining the likes of McKinseys or BCG? I plan to set up a financial tech type business at uni and will join...

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When Can/Should I reapply to MBB after rejection

Scott Irish

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MBB Background Check: Lying on Resume

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Is a data science internship okay to take before recruiting for management consulting full-time?

Actually_Auston_Matthews

Some context: I'm a 3rd year engineering student in Canada that has an offer for data science at one of the big Canadian banks for my junior year internship. However, I want to recruit for management consulting (particularly MBB/T2/B4) for full-time. The position is less data analysis and more so pr...

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Consulting Case 101 Subscription Split

neverenoughtime

Hi All, I have a couple of interviews coming up am looking to purchase a subscription of Consulting Case 101 for 3 months (USD$126). Would anyone be interested in splitting the costs? The more the better of course. Please PM me if interested. ...

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Find out about the Cambridge MFin in New York

CambridgeMFin

The Cambridge Master of Finance (MFin) programme, is a globally ranked Finance Master’s which has been carefully designed to integrate both teaching and networking to create a year-long experience guaranteed to enable students to excel in their professional careers. We will be heading to New Yor...

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Wayfair's Hiring Spree

SmallSchool434

Can anyone shed light on the recent hiring spree going on at Wayfair? From what I hear they're poaching left and right from MBB and Big 4 consulting. But what I can't figure out is why are MBB/Big 4 consultants leaving? Glassdoor shows the pay is crap and the culture is toxic - what am I missing? Se...

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bain recruiting question

Susan-G

The Bain recruiter told me they would be reviewing application this month (Nov) and started the interview process from Dec to Feb. And I have not received any notice yet. Does it mean it is a ding, since the thxgiving holiday starts this week?...

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Thoughts on my MBB interview process

Anthracene

Apologies for the long post below but wanted to get people's thoughts on my MBB interview process. I've been working in a different industry for a few years applied for a BA/AC/A role but after almost 9 months and going all the way to final round, it was decided I wouldn't get an offer. The usual...

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No skills gained at work - no fin modeling

S_HSH

Hi guys, I'm currently in my first year at Associate 3 level at one of the Big4s. It's not in the EU, I'm in one of the frontier market offices. Let's start with the intro: I got back in Finance after couple of years of travelling the world, doing backpacking, volunteering at UN in East Asia, t...

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Big 4 Tax to Big 4 consulting

austin tex

I'm currently a P/E tax intern at a Big 4 firm looking to try to transfer into management consulting within the same firm. Has anyone done this before? If so how would I go about doing this? Upon graduation, I will have a masters in accounting from a good public school in Texas. undergrad GPA: 3.5 G...

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OC&C Interview

Qwerty2020

Hi Monkeys. I have an upcoming two-part online test at OC&C. Part 1 - OC&C Case study test - These questions are designed to test your quantitative, commercial and teamwork skills. 20 minutes. Part 2 - SHL Numerical reasonint test 45m and Verbal reasoning test 45m. Has anybody completed the 2...

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consulting tools like free ppt template and excel templates

wilsonckao

any good links or files for strategy consulting? i am looking specifically for templates that can save time for generic client projects. ...

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Leveraging GMAT to MBB

HankyP

From what I’ve read, having a strong GMAT can be a big factor in post-MBA MBB recruiting. Can a high GMAT score also help with recruiting pre-MBA? If so, how would you leverage your score? For some context, I’m from a non-target (for consulting, semi-target for finance) with a 740 (skewed a li...

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Accenture Consulting v Top Life Science Strategy (Clearview, Putnam, Health Advances)

momoofthemomodynasty

Deciding between offers from Accenture consulting for the consulting analyst role (not tech consulting) and from life sciences boutique out of undergrad. My main concern I guess is exit ops/valued skill set. For Accenture obviously would be working on more process improvement, implementation type p...

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How technology affects Management Consulting/Strategy?

Bankerstreet

Had a few questions on how technology can change management consulting, tech consulting, strategy or other related business functions. Consultants require a ton of face-to-face interactions with F500 executives as well thinking outside the box, while coming up with solutions to problems, etc so thi...

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Corporate credit rating and interest rates

mikeladur

Hi, I have used the Standard&Poor’s Corporate Methodology to estimate a company’s Credit Rating (aaa, aa+, aa, a+, …). If I have calculated a company’s credit rating, ¿where can I find which interest rate should the bank demand depending on the period of the loan? Thanks. ...

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EY TAS-OTS or A&D M&A/Strategy Firm

cowboy5755

Hey everyone - fortunate enough to receive offers from EY TAS-OTS and two A&D M&A/Strategy firms. One of the firms is very small (...

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MBB Case Interview Skype Practice

AndyLondon

Hi all, I have a consulting case interview coming up in the next week or so. Does anyone wish to practice any cases over Skype in the next two weeks? Thanks Piers...

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TAS at Big 4

chris1209

So I am a current MBA student at a top 15 program (think Duke/Stern/UVA/cornell). I have a background in asset management but I am thinking about consulting. I have my CFA. If I were to take a role in Big4 TAS, what sorts of exit opportunities would I have after a couple of years? Just Curious. T...

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