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Does school pedigree matter after getting the job?

healthguy15

I read that firms are considering hiring more and more consultants from different backgrounds and non-target schools. However, does being from a non-target background affect your opportunities to advance after getting hired? I'm asking because I notice that most of the highlighted employees...

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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 <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr> in N Europe * Joined ~2.5 years ago as entry level (think BA/A/AC) * ...

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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 <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr>, some tech companies...

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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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Taking a Gap Year to get into HYPSM worth it?

Mike-Stone

So I'm an ultra hooked applicant (1st gen, African American, top 1% test scores/grades) who is interested in going into the consulting field after college. I applied to a few elite liberal arts colleges, but now after researching and reading WSO am realizing that MBB generally only heavily recruit f...

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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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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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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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Undergraduate Case Practice

Yay_Gatsby

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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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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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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