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Did my GPA screw up my application?

gorem34

Hello monkeys, Just an anxious monkey with a personal question. I am currently a rising junior at a southern semi-target (think Vandy, GT, Emory) and have a 3.31 GPA. I know most firms have a 3.3 GPA cut-off. Can I round that up to a 3.4? Also, this coming fall, I plan on applying to...

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OW Summer 2020

hre0309t8jg8qw6f8fk

Anyone know the interview timeline for OW 2020 summer intern recruiting? Been over two weeks since the deadline and no one I know has heard anything.

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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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Anyone heard back from BCG Toronto Office?

sugarmouse

Sorry to post one of those annoying "have you heard back" thread :) But I was wondering if any fellow Canadians have heard back from BCG. Should I assume at this point that No reply = rejection? ...

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Pwc Management Consulting?

gordo

I have an interview coming up for a Management Consulting internship with PwC. There's not much information in the company research about this specific position, so I was hoping you all could provide some insight. What exactly would I be doing as a management consulting intern? And what types of q...

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contacting the company to check the status of my application, acceptable?

sugarmouse

i was wondering if i am being too annoying (thus potentially alienating) recruiters by sending them emails to ask about the status of my job application. has anyone done this before? ...

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Case study practice guides / books

Nissan_GTR

Greetings, I am preparing for interviews with Bain & Co (Post MBA - Consultant) and need tips on good reference guides / books that I can use to train for the case study interviews (Case Discussion & Written case). Please, could some of you point me in the right direction? Thanks...

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Case Interview Practice - Looking for partners to prepare for interviews

no_limit

Hi, I am looking for case interview partners to prepare for upcoming MBB interviews. PM me if you are interested. Cheers...

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Career stability in the top consulting firms

SamRogers

How often do the top firms (MBB, Booz, anyone else in tier 2) have layoffs? Is it typically only during bleak economic climates (see: 2001, 2008, 2009, etc.), or are these firms dynamically "right sizing" on a much more common basis?...

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Consulting vs Google Offer

TechConsult2013

Hello guys so I am currently faced with a choice between Google Marketing APMM program vs ATKearney Business Analyst role. Assume monetary value of the offers are about the same, which ones would put me in a better position in the next 2-4 years? In terms of exit opps? For google you can become PM...

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Help a non-target brother out

SE

Hello everyone, Looking through these forums, I figured, this would be a good place to get a dose of brutal honesty, so I'm volunteering for the gauntlet. Basically my thought process was...'Business runs through my veins, I'm very interested in Consultancy, I know what the job is about and I'm qui...

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What to be familiar with in Excel, PP, etc

JackDevlin

Hi All, I'll be starting my first year with a firm in a few months and would appreciate any insight as to what specific uses within Microsoft Office (Excel, PP) are expected of your average first year. I have the opportunity to brush up on my Excel skills through the firm I currently work with and ...

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Entry-level job at Booz Allen Hamilton

nerdspeak

I mean Booz Allen, not Booz & Co. Based on LInkedIn, it seems like the title for first-year pre-MBA/MPP people is Consultant, but the web site is not clear. Most of the jobs on their "Careers" site are for very specialized roles that require lots of experience and specific technical skills. It als...

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Salary of a BCG Management Consultant?

mike50

Just wondering... Anyone have any estimated all-in starting salaries of management consultants working at BCG (post-MBA)? What' about after 2-3 years all-in? Also, dumb question but what is ''superday''?...

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Summer executive compensation analyst position. How to prepare?

turduckenpizza

Hi everyone So after the hectic internship application season where everyone was scrambling for a summer job I somehow through sheer luck I managed to secure a summer internship (in Oz) as a executive compensation analyst at a rather reputable HC consulting firm (Mercer/Towers Watson.) Since this ...

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Undergraduate cases different from MBA cases?

consultingboi

Hi Monkeys, So I have been practicing cases using the MBA case books. Are the cases given to undergrads any different (for all rounds) - say, in terms of difficulty (specifically for MBB)? Thanks!...

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Do I have a shot at MBB?

borntoconsult

I'm a software developer who’s looking to make a transition to consulting or finance (I'm leaning toward consulting). I’m a part-time MBA student at a Top 30-40 business school school that is a non-target for MBB and investment banks (my ugrad school was also a non-target). In recent years my ...

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Industrial Engineering vs BBA for Consulting from a top school in both

Shady

I am a freshman at the University of Michigan, in Ross, but considering transferring to the Engineering school I am leaning toward working in consulting, but I am not even entirely sure about working in business yet. If I were to do industrial engineering and do well in school, would I be able t...

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Does it matter which city I apply to?

NewDirection

As I start to prepare my applications, I am trying to decide which office locations to list as my first choice. For personal reasons, many different cities would work for me. But am I better off applying to a large center (e.g. SF/NY) vs smaller offices (Seattle/Silicone Valley)? Also what about th...

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Interview over the phone while sick?

dereka2013

I scheduled a phone interview for Deloitte Consulting on Monday for tomorrow. Now, it's Wednesday and I have strep throat. Should I just suck it up or not risk being on top of my game? From what I've heard is that there over-the-phone interview is mostly behavioral. ...

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Big 4 Opportunities

Redwing8

What are the exit opportunities of some one working for one of the Big 4 accounting firms? Mainly geared at someone who wants to leave after working there 2-5 years. Is it possible and/or likely to get into consulting at a BCG or McKinsey type? Are their and opportunities to get into investment ...

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How often do you get a case that's purely numbers?

therock555

In some of the Case in point cases (ex. case #17), Cosentino provides cases that are purely number-based. Not much analysis but simply running big numbers in your head like (7,700/270,00) and having to provide percentages. How often are these cases? Just wondering because these don't seem very sim...

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Unpaid internships for consulting resume

marcus2012

How would you think an unpaid internship in resume will affect chances of breaking into management consulting? I have interviews coming up in the following companies: 1) Small PE shop 2) Early start-up accelerator 3) Technology/e-marketing/e-commerce consulting firm Which one of these three would...

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Career Dilemma - IT Consulting = Dream but...

Aegislash

I'm about to finish my undergrad this December. Decent GPA, Challenging major and two minors, good work experience (three F500 firms + an M&A boutique) and leadership in multiple clubs. Went to a top 50 state school, SAT score around 2000 with 700 Math. I'm currently interning at an F500 tech fir...

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HC Consulting vs Strategy

cvsdjs

Hi all, I'm trying to choose between two offers, one is at a big 4 firm doing HC consulting and the other is at a tier II management consulting firm doing strategy work. I have a couple years of HC consulting experience under my belt so I'm being offered more money and a higher position from the ...

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Justice Thomas HATES Rankings - stolen from JDOasis

va643can

This article originally appeared in JDOasis, but I thought it was applicable to banking/consulting as well and deserved its own post here. Its short, have a read: http://www.jdoasis.com/forums/justice-thomas-hates-law-school-rankings What do you think?...

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Unique Situation in China

cjonathanw

Greetings all! I'm new to WSO and want to first excuse my general 'green-ness' here. Looking for your gracious advice regarding my transition into consulting. I'm currently leaving the Public Relations industry in China and trying to get into Consulting. I'm originally from New York and right afte...

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Fidelity Business Consulting: any former interviewees out there?

Beacon

Hi, has anybody interviewed for a position with Fidelity Business Consulting? There is very little information online about the interview process. What are typical questions for this group and what do the cases look like? Thanks....

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MBB Summer Start Dates

caprice18

What are the general start dates for MBB summer internships (undergrads)? I'm studying abroad at Oxford and term does not end until June 15th, meaning I would probably miss the training week if internships start in the beginning of June. Are they typically (in)flexible about these situations, and s...

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Math question from CIP (really easy but can't wrap my head around it)

therock555

This is a question from Case-in-point: Capacity is 12,000 pairs of flip-flops a month. Capacity equals 2 shifts a day, five days a week. Given a normal eight hour shift, what is the maximum production per shift? The case in point explanation is "12,000 pairs a month/2 shifts a day=6,000 pairs per ...

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College student in very peculiar situation - need advice

El_Cunado

Hey guys, I’m currently a junior at a top-20 business program, and I’m also a pre-med student double majoring in biochemistry. I plan on graduating in five years – regardless which track I choose to pursue – so technically I’m still in my sophomore year. I recently attended a consulting c...

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IBM GBS Consulting by Degrees

caprice18

How do people perceive IBM Consulting by Degrees? I've talked to some people who say it's not management consulting at all, but IT consulting. Some reviews on this forum are pretty negative about it, and I saw a review on glass door accusing them of purposely misleading undergrads because it's not e...

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My unstructured tips for Recruiting

karl_pilkington

All, I am currently a consultant at an MBB and am involved in recruiting. Thought I would offer you some off the cuff tips for recruiting season from someone who is on the other side of the table. Happy to take additional questions too, though I may not be able to respond right away. Karl On re...

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Non-Target, No Contracts, Where to Begin?

westcoaster12

Hi all, I'm a recent grad from a non-target and I am currently working in corporate finance at a super small company. I really dislike the work that I am currently doing and since the company is really small (almost no chance to do anything more interesting) and there are no coworkers my age, I'm r...

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ATKearney full time recruiting in the US

raptr

Does anyone know why ATK is not doing any full-time MBA recruiting in the US this year? Per their website, they had an amazing summer class. As far as I remember, in the UK, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley said the same in the fall of 2008......

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Senior analyst position?

cowabunga4life

Hey all-- I'm talking with a person whose title has been "Senior Analyst" at two of MBB. I've never heard of this title before and haven't been able to find any info online. What kind of position is this? Thanks!...

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Best Turnaround Consultants...

ripken818

Hey all.. I am looking to hear what are the best firms to join if someone wanted to become a turnaround specialist. Who should we be talking about here? - AlixPartners? - Alvarez & Marsal? - FTI Consulting? (Note: I am excluding the banking aspect of restructuring, like Blackstone, Lazard, HLHZ,...

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The current job market for undergrad seniors?

oowij

Those currently working at a firm, Could you chime in provide some insight on how the job market is affecting the new recruiting class for seniors looking for FT positions? Are there less spots this year? The same? I'm looking to recruit primarily in LA but also in SF. I was thrown into a slight ...

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Resume Review and Chances?

Zac

Hello, I am grappling with the decision of graduating a year early, and therefore am trying to figure out where I stand. Whether I should jump into the job market, delay by double majoring in Finance, or maybe quickly study for the GMAT and enter into a Masters in Finance program. I realize I com...

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Help! Offer from PwC Consulting

shatteredlife

Hi there, I have received an offer from PwC Hong Kong in their operations consulting department. I was glad to receive the offer, however, it turns out that the remuneration is rather low, at HKD10k+ per month, without any housing allowance (I am not from Hong Kong). I was thinking whether to take...

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Consulting for international without consulting experience

agmtawali

I want to find out if it is possible to get into consulting. I have international experience with a big 4 accounting firm outside US. Are there any international students out there who have done this or are contemplating doing just that. ...

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Consulting Peeps. Help me clarify please!

money.monkey

Alright. The other day I talked to a friend who recently graduated in May and the person told me he is working at Accenture making 80k/year. FYI, he goes to a semi target school in Boston and did not even graduate with honor... Now from my understanding, fresh undergrad only make that kind of salar...

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Consulting 123

AnalyzeThat

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PwC CIO Advisory vs. Deloitte BTA Masters vs Navigant vs Kurt Salmo

Hoosier82

Title says it. Getting into IT consulting (strongly prefer IT strategy work over long boring implementation projects) PwC CIO Avisory Deloitte Business Technology Analyst Masters Navigant Consultant Technology Solutions Kurt Salmon CIO Advisory Deloitte is paying most, followed by PwC. Navigan...

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Job Offer - Deloitte Consulting Vs Gartner Consulting

akgupta77

I am 34, currently in the job market and have over 10 years of IT consulting experience. I have 2 job offers: 1st as a Senior Consultant from Deloitte consulting 2nd as a Associate Director from Gartner Consulting. Roles are pretty much same, IT advisory and consulting services, but Gartner has ...

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MBB Case Prep in Toronto

ConanDBull

Hey all, This is a quick reminder that I and a few other Toronto-based monkeys are looking to conduct the first ever "WSO - MBB Case Prep in Toronto" sometime this September. If you are interested please input your availability on the Doodle Poll for this event as it is scheduled to be closed in 37...

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Bain Dubai Salary & bonus

matthew.j.williams

Hi guys, Great forum, lots of useful insight. Can anyone shed light on Bain Dubai salary & bonus bands for both Associate Consultant and Consultant? I have been quoted some figures by a recruiter that feel a little high, and want to test the water. Thanks in advance. ...

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McKinsey Dubai vs Bain LA

freshprince

I recently got summer internship offers from Bain LA and McKinsey Dubai. I've had previous exposure to the Bain people, but recruiting season was my first go around with McKinsey. Anyway, I'm torn between the two, and since I am just a college jr, with very little experience, I thought i'd post here...

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Switch from Accounting to Consulting

mooimabear

Hi everyone, I'm new to WSO so firstly I'd like thank you for help in advance! I'll give you a quick rundown of my background: (a)School: (1) Rising senior at Baruch College (Undergrad) (2) Major: Accounting, Minor: Graphic Design, GPA: 3.7 (3) Clubs: Active Member in Beta Alpha Psi, A...

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Consultant, Human Capital - Deloitte. Chances?

MeBeingAwesome

Hello, first post here. I'm looking for some opinions on what my chances are of landing a spot as a Consultant in Deloitte's Human Capital practice for the 2013 FT recruiting cycle. The good: - 2nd-year student in a target Canadian MBA school that advertises/interviews for the position each year -...

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banker vs consulting resumeses

couchy

Hey guys, I've always wanted to banking but am going to apply to some consulting firms through a partner recc I need to edit my resume, get rid of the listed deals, and make the work seem more consultant related. What kind of work are consultants looking for in comparison to banking? I'm thinking...

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PhD or MBA background

santajoeman

McKinsey and BCG actively recruit PhD's from science and engineering. Are there any smaller firms that do this as well? Does it really matter in the long run (promotion, exit opportunities, etc) whether your background is a PhD or MBA?...

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How would you go about solving this case?

aspiringconsultant

This case came up during a group practice session. I am interested to see how you guys would go about structuring the analysis. Any insight is appreciated! Background: Two friends are thinking of starting a company that represents manufacturers who build rainwater harvesting packages. This type of ...

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Retail-minus vs. Cost Plus

ssk84

What is a "retail-minus" business model? What are some examples of a "retail-minus" pricing models? Are most subscription-based products (e.g. software vendor or wireless provider) "retail-minus"? "Cost-plus" pricing models are pretty common (e.g. most retailers who markup a product). Thanks all...

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what did I just do?

Febreeze

So, I was searching for internship opportunities on a consulting site, and after applying to a few postings, I realized that I had no clue what OUBC stood for... then I looked it up... WHY DIDN'T THEY ELABORATE?!?! The entire post looked like every other one, except for "This opportunity is pos...

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MBA Consulting Club Case books

Kratos

Hi all, A lot of top universities have excellent consulting clubs that publish a case book each year. What are according to you monkeys, the best consulting club case books out there? I found copies of Harvard and INSEAD....

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Low GPA, semi-target, need some help here

henryxub

Hey guys, I am currently a junior in a semi-target for MBB (Bain for sure but not quite for BCG). After my sophomore, I ended up with a 2.8 GPA (3.3 for major) in civil engineering. At that time I have taken two intro econ and two advanced stat classes (with 1A+,1A, 1 B+, 1B) and it turned out that...

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Internship oppurtunities

trojanguy

I am going to be a sophomore at USC majoring in Electrical engineering and minoring in Management Consulting. Realistically where can I get consulting related internship for the summer after sophomore year ? What companies should I look at and what kind of gpa is considered a "cut off"? Also I am...

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Dalberg: reputation, more information

fookicourt

Has anyone heard of it? It has a lot of workers with strong background (like from HBS, MBB etc). How's it reputation-wise? Good feeder to bsch? any input will be great thanks! ...

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on the job frameworks

ilovews

Hey all, Can someone suggest any readings which would introduce me to the most general frameworks that consultants use on the job? Thanks....

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Help choosing offers

Kenny Powers

I have a while to decide, but essentially I can go one of two ways with my offer. I'm curious to hear an opinion about where I should go in terms of long term compensation, international opportunities, b-school opportunities (should I decide to go that route), and anything I might not yet have consi...

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From Big 4 consulting to MBB

Kratos

Hi all, I have been working for a Big 4 strategy consulting division for two years now, and I am looking to shift to one of the MBB firms. On the company profile of the MBB firms on LinkedIn I see that most of the experienced hires in this firm come from the likes of Accenture, Deloitte Consulting,...

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MBB Case Prep Toronto Study Group!

MCI123

I was wondering if there are people who are looking for case prep buddies to prepare for MBB recruitment cycle this year, it would be great to form a case preparatory group to practice mock interviews with real people who are looking to go through the grueling recruitment process and prepare with ot...

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Signing Offer

findingmyway

I just got an offer from a very highly rated consulting firm (not MBB) and was wondering if anybody knew what the policies on negotiating offers are. I'm coming out of undergrad so I don't have a whole lot of leverage - if any, but also don't want to leave money on the table if negotiating is possib...

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Did I screw my chances?

RTW

Hello Everyone, I've had my last 2 interviews with A T Kearney (out of a total of 5) last week. The 4th one was with a principal, very cool guy with whom I we build rapport early and I got a feel that I did very well in that interview. The last interview was with the MD and we were discussing abou...

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Can a GMAT pull interviews?

obscenity

After graduating from a total non-target, I'm now in a MAcc program at a school where, in addition to several smaller advisory firms, MBB is recruiting. My overall profile is pretty weak. I have a spotty but not terrible GPA from undergrad, severely lacking ECs, one totally unrelated internship, a...

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Target schools for Consulting

Jeff15

Hi, I was wondering what the target and semi-target schools for consulting firms (MBB preferably) were. Are they generally the same as the target schools for IB jobs? I tried searching but didn't find anything specific for consulting. I'm interested in knowing how recruiting is at liberal arts co...

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How long does it take to make a "hire/pass" decision?

ConanDBull

Back in May I applied to a firm here in Toronto that acts as an "inhouse management consulting/project management/business analysis" department for a few Healthcare organizations. Throughout June and July I went through the normal gamut of interviews (phone, face-to-face, panel comprised of team m...

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Comparing MBB

rmz

I haven't seen a comprehensive comparison of MBB from searching (my apologies if this has been done and I just can't find it). There's obviously a lot of knowledge on this forum, can you guys help me understand how MBB stack up against one another? Also, how are Booz (not BAH) and Delloitte similar...

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Mercer M&A Consulting vs BB Product Control

lionheart

Very close to get an offer from Mercer in their M&A consulting practice. Although it sounds cool, the HR element of the firm kind of worries me (as it may pigeon-hole me?) Want your opinions in regards to which is better assuming salaries are similar (base 90k USD - I am an experienced candidate)....

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A 'premium' for accepting FT offer?

Kenny Powers

Hi all, Quick question. I was talking to a contact of mine about doing OCR this fall even though I was offered a returning FT position after my SA gig, to fish for more money. He advised against it because he said that many firms put a 'premium' on top of your offer, since they are more aware of yo...

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Bain Private Equity Distressed Turnarounds

GS

This group comes under the Bain Corporate Renewal group. The work actually sounds quite interesting. Has anyone worked here? What are the hours/pay like? What's the culture like? And since , it's the up or out world , What are the exit options? I'm guessing they recruit from the usual MBB suspects ...

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Contacting an old prof for interview/job advice/contacts

keener55

I am planning on applying to a consulting firm's new grad development program and one of my profs used to work for the firm and I got along really well with the prof. Is it safe to email him and tell him I'm applying to the program and ask for tips and/or if he still has contacts in the company that...

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Contacting an old prof for interview/job advice/contacts

keener55

I am planning on applying to a consulting firm's new grad development program and one of my profs used to work for the firm and I got along really well with the prof. Is it safe to email him and tell him I'm applying to the program and ask for tips and/or if he still has contacts in the company that...

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contacting management consultants on linkedin

abhinavkonda

Hey guys, Just wondering what the sentiments are when it comes to contacting people on linkedin. I would like to apply to management consultancies for a graduate position. I looked at various consultancies and they didnt really seem to have events where I could meet with people who work in the co...

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Interview- two offices same firm?

Lostman

Hi guys, Quick question is it possible to get interviewed by the two different offices of the same firm? some background- Recently by networking with alumni I managed to speak to two consultants of the same firm not MBB, but second tier. (one in US, one outside, I lucked out and met him stateside ...

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MD/Partner pay in a small consulting firm and is it worth chasing 1st & 2nd tier with a sub-par profile?

warsteiner

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Moving from PwC Banking S&O to Deloitte S&O

Saffah

Hi guys & girls, First timer here so please ignore any rookie mistakes. I joined PwC as lead senior associate (one level below manager) in the Banking S&O practice early last year. I had close to 8 years of independent and smaller firm consulting experience prior to that. I am up for manager promot...

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Consulting Firm Breakdown

oowij

Fellow monkeys, Is there a list or document somewhere out there that breaks up all of the tier 1, 2, and 3 consulting firms into the type of projects that they do? Would really like to get an insight on some of the specific projects and types of cases each firm typically specializes in. Or could ...

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can one of the mods ban helper325?

mochadoubleshot

the amount of spam he posts about consulting cafe is getting excessive...he used to post only consulting cafe links but then added managementconsulted and other links to cover up his obvious connection....

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Anyone know about RV Kuhns?

mymaseratidoes185

Anyone know or have any information on R.V. Kuhns & Associates headquartered in Portland, Oregon? I have just recently applied for an entry-level analyst job there and was wondering if anyone knows about the competitiveness of getting a job and the culture there. Thanks....

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Any shot at MBB or other top Strat Consulting?

Princeton_Tiger

Incoming college senior here. As FT recruiting season is approaching, I would like to know what kind of expectations I should have moving forward. I know that doing lots of case prep for consulting interviews is crucial, but that only matters if you can land the consulting interviews in the first p...

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Planning for the Long Term

SlikRick

I'm currently working at a boutique/mid-sized consulting firm. I'm in my 5th week on the job, and its been a blast so far. I've never been the "go with the flow" type, and am attempting to plan long-term. If down the line, I could score a job at MBB/Booz as an EM, I could probably die a happy man. I...

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Do most consultants stay at home when on the beach?

Hopkins

Or go into the office? ...

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Consulting to Fixed Income Research

consultant 13

I asked this question in the asset mgmt group but thought I would get some good responses here as well. Im looking for an opinion on whether or not consulting would help me break into the fixed income research world. I have recently graduated from MBA but am having difficulty finding fixed income r...

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thebernanke

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Consulting company specialized in banking & finance

mott

Hi at all, I have a short question. Are there any well known consulting companies which have a focus on banking & finance consulting? Besides the big MBB's, you often see consultancies which have a focus on nearly every sector, including the banking sector. But I was just wondering if there are co...

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EY Tax+PwC Assurance>>Consulting?

erklam

Hi, I'm just done with my first year of university and I am right now a tax advisory intern at Ernst & Young. I secured a spot for next summer at PwC in Assurance. The thing is, what I really want to do is Consulting and not audit or tax. As I still have a year till next summer, I'll be looking at ...

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Quitting MBB @ 1 year - how much notice?

persimmon

Hi guys, So, I hate consulting. Hours are too long, bullshit piled too deep, travel exhausting. I'm far from home and miserable, so I've decided to quit. How much notice do I need to give them? Is the standard 2 weeks enough, or do I need more? By mid-August I'll have been in my entry-level BA ro...

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What is McKinsey's Analytical Specialist (for Marketing & Sales)

JizzleDizzle

As the title says, anyone know what this role is about? Can't find much info on the net other than McK's career page. Like what exactly do they do? How are they different from the 'generalist' consultant? Is it harder to get in than the 'generalists'?...

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Chance my CV for tier 2 strat (from Big 4 consulting)

JizzleDizzle

Hi guys, I'm currently in one of the Big 4, strategy & sustainability consulting in Asia with 2 years of experience (not Deloitte S&O) and I'm trying to break into tier 2 strat (AT Kearney, roland berger and etc.) or even try for MBB. Btw, I've got an interview coming up with Deloitte S&O if that ...

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Newbie from life sciences (chemist) transitioning over to Big 4 Deloitte in Governance, regulatory, & risk strategies

Rx-2-consultant

newbie here! Hello everyone, I love reading WSO, a lot of helpful postings on big 4 consulting; but, I wasn't able to find topics on life sciences/healthcare for someone w/ a science degree coming from the industry. I am a chemist w/ 4.5 yrs of clinical experience (worked at a CRO, clinical rese...

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Lebron says what should I do?

CaramelCaptain

Whats up guys! Here's my question: Everything else constant, should I take the GMAT during my junior year to compensate for my low SAT scores? SAT: 670 M, 730 V (1400) The below 700 M score made me consider taking the graduate level test. Is this score a deal breaker that warrants the GMAT? I'm...

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Case interview practice over Skype?

burrman

Hi everyone, Was wondering if anybody out there wanted to practice cases over Skype. I'm based out of Toronto, so I can also meet in person if you're in the city. If interested, PM me!...

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Boutique Summer Analyst Seeking Transition to Consulting

kirby1991

I am about to finish a summer internship at a Boutique Ibank. I think its been a god damn waste of time and I want to start using my brain and actually doing challenging work. I have heard that consultants are biased against people with banking internships. I also have a pretty mediocre GPA (3.4) ...

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MBB from Non Target School with good GPA

Goforit

Hi WSO, Sorry but it is yet another thread about what my chance are of getting a job with one of the consulting greats. My current situation is that I am at a non target public university in canada about to go into the third year of my BBA. I have a good GPA (currently 3.98) and I have one semeste...

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