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Big4 Sentiment for Management Consulting

katzozfuzz

Hey all, just recently got an offer to join KPMG's Advisory business. Not sure what to make of it. Anyone have any inputs regarding to how the firm is positioned right now in the consulting world? It's pretty late in the cycle for full time, so I'm considering taking this offer....

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AMA: Academia --> School Of Hard Knocks --> Data Scientist

Sasha Lubyansky

<h4> Academia</h4> In the dim past, I thought I'd get my degree and become a professor or mad scientist or something, your typical grad student idiocy. Of course, it quickly turned out that my preferences were exactly the opposite. It would have been the curse of a lifetime...

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How is EY Parthenon viewed vs MBB

bcrew13

EY Parthenon typically only hires from the top 10 <abbr title="Masters in Business Administration">MBA</abbr> programs in the USA and a couple from EU, pay similar rates to <abbr title="McKinsey, Bain and BCG">MBB</abbr>, how are the viewed in...

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McKinsey Freshman Diversity Leadership Academy

coldchicken

Did anyone else apply to this program? They said they would notify us by today, the 18th. Regardless, here's a thread where people can talk about the program....

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Big 4 - First Year Associate Salary and Bonus Offer

tuttifrutti24

Hi Everyone, I recently got an offer as an associate at one of the Big4 consulting firms. Apparently associates aren't offered signing bonuses, and typically do not get a performance bonus either. Has anyone heard of this?...

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EY TAS OTS vs PwC DDV

monkey0726

While I didn't capitalize on my MBB interview, I have an MBA internship offer at PwC Advisory DDV and E&Y TAS OTS. Any thoughts about pros and cons of each re: exit ops, prestige, full-time re-recruiting, culture, etc? Looks like EY will pay slightly more....

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Worth re-recruiting from Deloitte to MBB?

simmons2323

I'm currently an undergrad at a target school(non-ivy) for top tier consulting firms(MBB, Deloitte, etc. whoever else you want to say). I had two final round interviews for MBB for the internship this summer, but did not get them. I did however get offers from all Big 4 I applied for and decided t...

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Mental Math Practice for Consulting Case Interviews

monkiesandroses

I have consulting interviews coming up, and urgently need mental math prep. Can anyone suggest online (free) resources I can use to pick up my terrible mental math skills? What math strategies are helpful to acing the math part of the consulting interviews? Other advice on mental math prep is welco...

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Oxford MFE vs MIT MFin for MBB Consulting Firms

anonymous9191

For someone out of undergrad accepted into these programs, which is best for MBB irrespective of location?...

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McKinsey PST Test Practice Questions

phillygalmovingtonyc

Dear all, I have completed all the PST sample tests available on McKinsey website and I was wondering if any of you have more practice questions that you would be kind enough to share. I have my PST exam with McKinsey in 2 weeks and I've never recruited for consulting before. It's quite the transit...

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A&M restructuring vs. Big 4 restructuring

bigfrezzzer

Hi everyone, Is there any significant difference between A&M restructuring and big 4 restructuring departments? A&M is often referred to as a restructuring market leader but I am not sure if they are also considered better than Big 4....

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Is an MHA before an MBA worth it?

awh-01

I am a first year consultant/associate in healthcare/tech at a top 10 consulting firm in the $80K salary range. I graduated from a top 10 undergrad (business/economics major) with a low GPA (3.4), but I took my GMAT last summer and got a 770 (Q50/V45). I'm interested in the business of healthcare a...

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Nonprofit Type Internship to Consulting?

DazedAndConfusedBoy

Alright, so I'm a junior in humanities at a target school (Harvard/Yale/Princeton) with a 3.6 GPA. I already know I'm not the most cookie-cutter candidate for good jobs. Unfortunately, I'm not interning in investment banking or a name-brand firm this summer. I'm working at a history museum as an Ac...

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Ways to get into health care/medical consulting as a recent finance graduate?

Orangutndm

Dear WSO I am working as a back-office (*shudders*) analyst at a bank. I wanted to get my foot into medical services/consulting when I was an undergraduate student, but somewhere along the way I forgot my goals and am squandering my recently-graduated years in BO. I am willing to go to school again...

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Which school should I choose if I want to work at McKinsey?

m3268

As of now, I've received offers from Carleton College, Northeastern, Grinnell College, and Rice. Apart from that, I was also accepted to Imperial College London (ranked #8 in the world), UCL and King's. Waiting on Ivies. I'm a Computer Science major and am wondering which school I should go to if I...

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Marshall Undergrad vs Kellogg Grad

Yvonne000

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EY TAP Feedback

EYTap Newbie

Current new hire grad in EY's TAP. Wanted to get feedback from anyone currently in this program or who knows about it. Will this pigeon-hole me in IT / Tech Consulting? Is it still possible to transition out of this program to a top MBA program and transition to either MBB or PE/IB if I want to go i...

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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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Does major matter for MBB?

mangolaugh17

Some background: I'll be entering Dartmouth in the fall and I'm curious to see how much major matters for recruitment. I'm interested in being a political science major (technically Dartmouth calls it government), but it seems like almost all recent Dartmouth grads going into MBB were Econ/CS majors...

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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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Moving to USA (Houston) from Europe

bigfrezzzer

Hi everyone, I am a European who is moving to Houston Texas for a big 4 job. I am trying to get an overview of what why net income would be after tax. Does anyone of you have a calculator? Moreover, what are some of the type of living costs, I should take into account? Thanks!...

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Thoughts on Restructuring Groups?

kawasakimonkey

I was wondering if anyone here had experience with or knows anyone that works at a big 4 restructuring group? I know A&M, Alix, and FTI are top for restructuring (consulting), but how are the big4 viewed in regards to restructuring? is the work any different? ops? etc. Referring specifically to t...

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Management Consulted 2019 Salaries out. Wow!!!

Gibbs

I don't know if this has been posted here already, but I could not find it with a quick search. But I just looked at the [Management Consulted MBA salaries]((https://managementconsulted.com/consulting-salaries/2019-management-consulting-salaries-for-undergraduates-mbas-phds-interns/) for 2019 and O...

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Career as a Financial Analyst vs. Financial Advisor

KingJayk

I have an interview with a consulting company for a Junior financial anaylst position. I current work in wealth management for a team of Financial Advisors at a BB. I was wondering everything thought about this. Would you prefer a career as a Analyst or Advisor? What are your pros and cons?...

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Alvarez & Marsal Restructuring

consultant_world

I've done some research on A&M's restructuring group here and elsewhere, but wanted to get input from other members here. My understanding is that the restructuring business is top notch, and has a reputation for great work. Base pay seems below average, but the bonuses can be significant. As wit...

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Different Types of Partners

Mzhavil

Hello, As some of you working in consulting might know there are several different types of Partners. Most notably there are junior or salaried partners, and partners who have an equity stake at the firm. I have also seen some MBB partners listed as Advisory partners and can't figure out what exac...

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Is there HONESTLY a difference in the quality of work between Strategy& (Tier 2 consulting) and MBB?

twirleight

I finally finished the horrible recruitment cycle for consultancies here in London, and have come out with an offer from Strategy&. My question is, is there actually a difference between them and MBB? For context, I was at a dinner and a very senior person said that at the end of the day its all jus...

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McKinsey’s Undergraduate Women’s Summit

sj13

Has anyone attended McKinsey’s Undergraduate Women’s Summit? Especially interested to know if it gives you a leg up during recruitment for summer internships. Would appreciate any insight into the event. ...

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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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Tax Consultant Looking to Lateral to Management/Strategic

cookiesareawesome

Long story short, I've been a tax consultant (NYU/GULC Tax LLM + T14 JD) at an int tax office for one of the Big 4s for a 4 years and the more I work in the area, the more I want to move to the management/strategic consulting side of the business. Do I need an MBA to basically push a reset button? ...

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The Importance of Start Dates in Consulting

NotAClimber

Hi Monkeys, I'm going to start my analyst stint at a T2 Firm (think LEK, Deloitte S&O, Strategy&, OW), and have been given two choices for start dates: early August, or early October. Is there a meaningful reason why it would be better to start in August over October? More specifically, would I ha...

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Deloitte S&O Brand

Awilo11

Undergrad considering full time offers one of which being Deloitte S&O in a non-top choice city (think Atlanta, Dallas, Houston). Is S&O truly the next best thing after MBB? What has given this firm such a high reputation? Does the Deloitte brand create that much better opportunities in terms of exi...

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The Bridgespan Group Entry Level Compensation

banker112

Does anyone know the starting comp at Bridgespan for an consultant coming right from undergrad? I've looked at glassdoor and the range is pretty wide ($55-85K) so hoping someone here might have a more recent data point. If so, do they give a sign-on or YE bonus, or is it 100% salary? Thanks!...

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Second Year technology analyst?

Osh_331

Hi all, I’m a business analyst at a boutique healthcare consulting firm for less than a year out of undergrad. I've been doing tech implementation work so far with some exposure to strategy. I would like to transition into tech consulting (Deloitte maybe?). But is it even possible to go in as ...

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Which sophomore internship offer to best prep for summer 2020 recruiting?

Fish Fairblood

Just for context, I'm a sophomore at a semi-target university (on campus interviews from one of MBB and some T2-3 firms, info sessions for many others), double majoring in bioengineering/statistics with probably a 3.85-3.9 by the end of this sem. After recruiting for summer 2019 it seems I have two ...

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