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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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Northwestern for Management Consulting in Asia

rocket77450

I am a student at Northwestern planning to pursue a career in management consulting in the United States and potentially in Hong Kong or Singapore. I know that Northwestern is a major target for MBB (and most, if not all, consulting firms)'s Chicago offices, but what is its reputation like in Hong K...

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Venture Capital vs MBB

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Which would be the better choice coming out of undergrad? In terms of someone who isn't 100% sure where his career is headed, so exit ops and career prospects....

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Attempting to Enter Consulting – No First-Round Interviews Despite Referrals?

jogro778

I’d like to reach out to this forum for some advice, as I am currently in a tough position as I look to enter consulting. For a few months, I have been trying to enter the management consulting industry. I went to a target public school (top 15 undergraduate business school) and started my caree...

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LOMS Cost Splitting

Harvey Reginald Specter

Hi everyone, I am a Senior Aerospace Engineer student interviewing at BCG in January. I am buying LOMS this week so if someone would like to split costs it would be great, since I think the cost is too high, specially for a student. ...

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I got rejected after the first round of McKinsey interview. My only career plan was to work at McKinsey. What can I do?

Muscleman

Working at McKinsey was my only career plan since my early years of undergraduate studies. I studied a lot, practised a lot. However, I couldn't succeed, Things went wrong and I got nervous during the interview. I couldn't show my ability to crack the cases. I was devastated at the end of the interv...

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McKinsey PEI questions?

df86

Hello, I had first rounds at McKinsey last week. Made it through but I think my PEI answers were the weak point. Although I knew that would go in depth I wasn't really prepared for how much and I had to spend way too much time thinking and trying to recall details. I'd like to make a list of stand...

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Rejected by Deloitte and EY - no chance for an offer at MBB?

KelVarnsen

I was rejected from Deloitte and EY - Is this an indicator that I will never get an offer from an MBB? ...

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Data Scientist at MBB - exit opps

Murricuh

I'm currently a Data Scientist at a Fortune 25 Company. I like the job and plan on staying there for at least 2 more years, but would be open to being a data scientist at one of the major consulting firms -- McKinsey, Bain, BCG. What sorts of exit opportunities would being a data scientist at MBB ...

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Case Interview Practice Partner Winter 2019

Harvey Reginald Specter

Hi, Is there someone looking for a case interview partner to practice? I would like to meet someone who is currently in some recruiting process and actively practicing. I'm from Europe and interviewing at BCG in January. If you are interested send me a message or post a comment, please. ...

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McKinsey Interview Experience

beentheredonethat321

Recently I had an interview with McKinsey. After the first round, my interviewer bin my papers in front of me. Does anyone has this experience before? This really brings down the positive image I had with them so far....

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Does my target school undergrad still count for something at this point?

Murricuh

I graduated 4 yrs ago from a target school at a half level below HYP + Wharton (think Columbia, UChicago, UPenn non Wharton) and have been working at a F100 Company as a Data Scientist for the last 3 years. If I were to cold-apply online as a Data Scientist at MBB or any of the other consulting co...

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FT-Consulting Spring Recruiting

SharkTank6

Understanding most consulting firms complete their recruiting for FT in early fall, I was just wondering if any MBB/T2 consulting firms do Spring FT hiring for entry-level consultants. ...

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How do I get an internship in Berlin?

Brazilian-guy

Hi, I am going to Berlin, in Germany, next semester and will try to take an internship in a consulting company. Any tips on how to do it? I can speak well german, although not in a business level, yet....

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BCG GAMMA Take home case

prob_champ

Hey there, is there any any chance to get an infeasible solution to the case at hand ? Am getting one. ...

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What organization provides the best opportunity to network to meet Big 4 consulting partners?

jcnissi

I'm an experienced professional and I'm hoping to get a referral into consulting. I'm wondering what organizations and/or events are best to attend to network and potentially obtain employment at the Big 4 firms on the advisory/consulting side. I currently live in Los Angeles, however, I'm willing...

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Very new at MBB, stressing over learning curve

Joanna19

Very recently started at an entry level consultant position at MBB (only a couple of weeks). Prior to this I worked at a small financial firm at a relatively stress-free environment - especially in comparison with management consulting. So far it feels very overwhelming - I joined a project from the...

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BCG London Office Review

jobs_1

Hi, I recently got an offer from BCG London and I was wondering if anyone can provide a more in-depth review of the BCG London office. On Glassdoor, the ratings for the London office are significantly lower than other offices and I'm just trying to understand why that is. I'm focused particularly ...

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MBB, recruiting Ph.D./MD/JD vs MBA, Criteria

Wayne111

Hello all. When consulting firms interview candidates with advanced degree and MBA, do they use the same set of cases? Do they set different standards for these two types of candidates? For example, they would expect much less business acumen from an advanced degree candidate? Thanks. Wayne...

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Northwestern for Management Consulting

rocket77450

I am a student at Northwestern planning to pursue a career in management consulting. Although Northwestern is a good school, I get the feeling that it does not have a very strong reputation in the consulting world. Would I be better off transferring to Columbia, Penn, or UChicago given that I have t...

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AMA - Left First Undergrad with Sub 2.0 GPA====>Booth MBA/"Tier 2" Consulting

BreakingOutOfPWM

Hi folks - I've been active on here for quite some time and thought I'd give back by sharing a bit of my background and providing some advice for those of us on the 'second chance' track. I left my first degree (top 50 undergrad) with a sub 2.0 GPA after 2 years (family issues and frankly, maturity...

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Best headhunting/recruiting/search firms for ex-consultants?

Status_Quo

Anyone have recommendations for who to reach out to? I've heard Glocap is good. Ex consulting Headhunters Here are some firms that have been commented on at length by community. Glocap CharlesAris Searchone from certified user @kingfalcon I heard personally from an EM/PL/M at MBB that Char...

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