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McKinsey Insight, Bain Advantage, Bridge2BCG 2019 For ADP

mvmv

Here the new topic for this year McKinsey Insight, Bain Advantage and bridge2BCG, Connect to ClearView, Path to Putnam and Clarion PROPEL status updates for advanced degree candidates. Please feel free to post updates!

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

Orangutndm

Dear <abbr title="Wall Street Oasis">WSO</abbr> 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...

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AMA: Non-Target to Strategy Consulting to Director

remeiko

Given that I've been able to gain a lot of insight through this forum I figured it was time to give back. Quick background on me: - I went to a non-target school in Toronto - Went from academic probation (less than 2.0 gpa) to graduating with a 3.6 GPA (in yrs 3/4) - Joined a top...

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Economic Consulting Internship --> MBB?

wanna b mbb

So here is my situation: Econ major at a borderline target school (top 15 US News), great gpa (3.98) but no business experience on the resume. Looking for summer internships. Got an offer at a top economic consulting firm and am in the final round of at one of MBB and a boutique in DC. Didn't e...

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IT Consulting - how to get a higher cut of bill rate?

apierce79

Has anyone been on a project where you knew the bill rate was really high but you only got a tiny piece of it (like paid $60/hr and billed out around $200)? Does anyone know of a company that pays consultants well – like 70-80% or more of what they’re getting?...

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McKinsey Office Amenities

monkeyc

Which offices have the nicest digs? I'm assuming the big ones would have an advantage here, but between NY/NJ, Chicago, SF/Silicon Valley who has a gym, gourmet cafeteria, etc. And info about other non-firm standard perks would be great too....

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CA useful for consulting?

adu

Hi guys i am a first year in a top Canadian undergrad business program, i want to get into consulting, i have spoken to a few people one of whom is a CA and the other an engineer who are both in consulting. They suggested to me that i should get a CA and build some core competencies and get solid wo...

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MBB Office Changes/Geographic Limitations

2x2Matrix

Hey everyone, two questions for all the MBB people. I'm starting as an AC/BA/Associate at an MBB office in a city (not San Fran or New York) that, for some personal/family reasons, I don't want to stay in for any longer than is absolutely necessary. From what I've seen so far, I like the people, the...

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Towers Watson Benefits Group Internship Interviews?

abacab101

Hey guys. First time poster here. I'm going in for an office interview for the Health and Group Benefits segment within the HR Consulting arm at Towers Watson in a week or so. Anyone have any experience with this group, and what kind of questions/system they use to assess? Any info is appreciated...

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When do headhunters tell you which company they are recruiting for?

Enid

Hi All, A question to those who were headhunted or know someone who was. A headhunter contacted me about a job in a "tier 1 PE fund". I'm not really looking for a new job and till now I always turned down invitations from headhunters but this time I got curious. When will I find out who they are re...

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MBB Summer to Full Time

Newflyer

Anyone know how many summers are generally asked back?...

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IT Consulting at Booz?

astronomer

I was looking at Booz & Company's website and it appears that they have an IT practice. Is this a typical IT Consulting practice (think Accenture) or a more management consulting type unit with a focus on tech strategy (think McK BTO)? While their website seems really broad in scope, I really doub...

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Career switcher past 30. Need some advice

moshennik

Hello, everyone. I am new to this board, but there seem to be enough helpful people here and i could use some unbiased opinion. I went to a 2nd tier school for my undergrad, and worked for a number of different companies, mostly telecom and financials. I also ran my own consulting company, doing IT...

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Full Time Offer Rate vs. Internship Offer Rate (MBB)

hannah29

Seems like MBB summer internships are much harder to come by than the regular full-time offers that are given out in the Fall of senior year. Does anyone know if juniors who typically make it to final rounds for internships but don't end up with an offer have better luck with FT recruiting in the F...

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Bain Consulting SF office??

Prospector101

hey any thoughts on Bain SF? whats the office like how does it compare to Boston is it legit or is it an also ran?...

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Bain SF vs. Banking

questionman11

I have Bain summer offer in SF and NY summer investment banking analyst offers at Morgan Stanley and Citi. I'm completely torn and unsure what to do at this point. Obviously both skill sets are great and I will learn a lot either way. My potential future plans are also very unclear. Have always had...

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economic consulting Compass Lexecon

NuK85

Can anyone shed some light as to what kind of role does and entry level analyst have at EC firms like Compass Lexecon? Base pay/bonus and exit opps? Is B school the only option or have people been able to lateral to Ibanking? Thanks in advance!...

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Europe: Roland Berger Strategy Consulting vs. Monitor Group

Account123

I have offers from both Roland Berger and Monitor for internships in Europe. What are your thoughts on the two firms and how they compare? I am mainly looking for prestige here, both within Europe and beyond. Thank you for your help. ...

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Interview with Managing Director of McKinsey: Dominic Barton

Aragorn

Here are a series of videos that I found on youtube where McKinsey's Global Managing Director, Dominic Barton, is being interviewed. http://thepoppedkernel.blogspot.com/2010/02/conversation-with-dominic-barton-of.html His journey to the top is really quite interesting. Perhaps his insights might ...

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Interview Help Needed - Two interviews coming up soon

BeeBoop2016

So I have two interviews with Monitor and Deloitte coming up soon, and I do not have anyone I can prep with that knows anything about consulting. Would someone be willing to prep me by giving some cases over the phone? Let me know!! ...

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Second Tier over MBB

jemecasse

Long time reader. I was curious, would anyone on this forum choose a Second Tier firm (e.g., Monitor/LEK/Booz/Deloitte) over MBB? The reason I ask is because I had a friend who interned at MBB and decided to work at a Second Tier firm because of the importance he placed on fit. ...

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PwC Forensic Advisory

grixon

Hey guys, I have an interview with PwC Forensic Advisory next week and I can't seem to find too much information about it's forensic practice through its website. I am wondering what kind of work you do and how are the long term career aspects of this job? I got interviews for MBB this year but did...

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Famous Non-MBB, Strat Consulting Firms in Asia?

Anal Analyst

Hi, I was wondering if, aside from the obvious big names such as McKinsey, Bain, BCG and the generally elite boutiques that are solid everywhere such as Monitor, LEK, Oliver Wyman, etc., there are any particularly strong consulting firms in East Asia, particularly Singapore, Hong Kong and India. Fo...

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BCG Final Round, no offer due to not listening well?

consulting_monk

A quick question: I had final round with BCG and thought I had done the best interview of my life: never stalled on any of the cases and asked the right questions. However, I was not extended an offer. I asked feedback and was told that on two of the interviews I did not listen well to the intervi...

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MBB vs. Goldman S+T

applesandoranges

Disclaimer: Please don't respond if you are going to say "depends what you want to do: trading or consulting." -- its not that I don't think that comment is valid (it is), its just that I am not sure on long-term career yet and that advice is simply not helpful. Subject line is self-explanatory ---...

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a1211090

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Follow the official BCG twitter account

@BCG_Associate

Hi WSO, I am a second year BCG associate (and long time WSO reader) who was selected to launch the first officially-sanctioned BCG Twitter account. It will be 1/2 "A day in the life of a BCG associate" and 1/2 recruiting-related info such as events, interview tips, drop dates, etc. I will be twee...

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LEK life science specialist

mopman

Does anybody know any specifics on the Life Science Specialist positions at LEK. It seems like an interesting entry point to the consulting world for PhDs and MDs, but they don't exactly have page after page of details on their site....

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Does the west coast recruit at Wharton?

whatever21

Do west coast consulting firms, hedge funds and private equity firms come to Wharton at recruiting time (Philadelphia Wharton obviously)?...

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BCG offer - same day call?

hannah29

For those of you that have gotten offers with BCG, do they always call the same day?...

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Post-MBA MBB in Dallas

victory2g

Incredibly, I got offers from all the MBB out of their Dallas offices. I'm quite conflicted on how to choose among them. I've found Bain to have great, laid-back people who I could actually become friends with. BCG seems to have extraordinarily smart people, if a bit nerdy and reserved. Their proble...

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Deloitte Consulting or Teach For America?

ImwithHappy

What's everyone's thoughts or advice? Is it tough to get back into consulting after TFA? Is it tough to go banking after TFA? What about business school?...

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Can't connect with interviewers =( Help please!

helene

Hi everyone, I just came out of an interviwe and I didn't do very well...it seems like i often have trouble connecting with my interviewers. Can you give me some tips on how to improve? Are there any good books I can read on that? How can I connect with my interviewer better? Thanks!!!...

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Gratitude to an alumnus

RaphL

So I have one great alumnus who is visiting my college in February for a presentation. He is very senior in a consulting firm and has previously referred me to a position which I got last year. I plan to talk to him then. What should I say when seeing him except thankyou? Also, should i propos...

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Hey! Quick question about consulting:

consultant_banker_89

Hey everyone. Quick question: I'm a junior at a target school, double major in poli-sci/history. I want to go into consulting; I have a 3.4 GPA. however, I have a resume full of public service paid work experience (US Senate, Worked for the mayor, worked for the school board, worked for a non-prof...

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Should I Bother Applying?

Joseph K.

At the moment I'm in my final term of my BASc at the University of Waterloo. Recently I discovered that Management Consulting exists, and from what I have read it sounds like an interesting and challenging field to work in. My average going in to this term is 86%, which is one of the highest in my c...

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Need help with Math (on case in Consulting Bible)

hannah29

Hey All - I've recently started doing cases out of WSO's Consulting Bible. If anyone has this, I'm having trouble with the math on Case 5 (Tommy's Tennis). They want us to calculate what the new price should be given that there are 15 courts currently costing $20 an hour but there are 20 people tha...

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Need Advice - How to maximize my chances?

bears1208

Hi, i'm a junior at WUSTL with a double major in Political Science and Economic Strategy. - I am a transfer that used to be a D1 athlete before multiple surgeries. - DOJ internship with top secret clearance. - Student Senate - Low SAT (relatively) because I had already committed to my previous sch...

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ACN NYC tech. consulting compensation?

nyc_acn

hi all, just got offered a position and going in as a technology consulting analyst. just wondering what is the average offer for salary and relocation bonus (just so i dont get lowballed lol) ? anyone know what total compensation would be? thanks...

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Non MBA (Org. Psych) Case Interview Prep.

Apaquette

Greetings, I am currently applying for a management consulting position - Human Capital, Talent & Organizational Performance, Change Management - within large Management Consulting firms. My question is this; understanding that I DO NOT have an MBA and the content knowledge associated with such a...

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Acquis Consulting

DwightS

I had a phone interview with Acquis Consulting a few days ago, and have been called into their office for a face to face interview. I have 2.5 years of consulting experience from a Big 4 and am going for the Associate/Sr. Associate position. Anyone have idea regarding the interview, salary, travel a...

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Post-MBA MBB Recruitment

F. Ro Jo

I'm currently at a non-MBB, looking to break into one of the three as I really enjoy consulting. Do any of MBB provide tuition reimbursement to b-school hires? I ask this because my current firm will pay for my MBA, but I'd like to switch over to MBB, and ideally at the lowest personal cost. ...

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Consulting GPA requirements, as high as people say?

Opi

Hey all, I only started frequenting this website a short while ago so forgive me if this has been asked to death already. Is the rep that MBB/other "top" consulting firms have for mostly/only hiring undergrad applicants with relatively high GPAs (3.75+) accurate? I am a rising junior at a semi-ta...

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Consulting Superdays

pulpfction

Recruiting season for summer consulting positions is wrapping up soon, and I haven't had any luck yet. Had several first rounds and made it to 2nd round of an MBB. I have another final round soon with a 2nd tier firm that I would still love to work for. I'm trying to figure out how to approach the ...

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Interview with Southwest

OKsure

This is somewhat of a long shot... but has anyone interviewed with Southwest? I fly out Tuesday to interview for an intern spot in the Cabin Services Strategic Planning department, and I have no idea what to expect. Any insights would be greatly appreciated. ...

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Looking for International MBA with CPA background

cmaclaug

I've spent the last 6 years trying to figure out where I want to go to get my MBA, all of college and 2+ years of work. I've decided based on a technical accounting background, CPA with 2 years public, 2 industry internships and now reporting at private equity firm, that an accelerated 1 year intern...

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anyone know anything about sungard ambit

Apollo

Hey. I have an interview with SunGard Ambit. I dont really know much about what they do and cant seem to get any info on compensation..lifestyle.. exit opps. If you can, please share your knowledge with me....

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Succeeding as a VC

Status_Quo

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Consulting in Services Industry

shamil623

Hi all, Can you advise if there are consulting firms which specialize in services industries and particularly in Travel/Hospitality/Transportation industries. I have a significant experience in this area and would like to shift to consulting after completing my MBA. Thanks in advance! Rgs, Shamil...

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resume review - business analyst sunmer scholar at deloitte

dman45103

will be applying for a business analyst summer scholar internship in the next week, i would like you guys to tell me what works and doesnt work about my resume. let me have it. thanks guys razume link... http://www.razume.com/doc/3/4c6bae4e-5547-495d-a110-c6b923ae5e59-1...

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Evaluate this offer

Status_Quo

Friend from Stanford recently got a full time consulting offer (late, I know) How does this stack up for a boutique (it's pretty legit, albeit small firm) 60K base + 20K signing + 5% annual bonus 10 days vacation Performance review in 6 months ...

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Rejected in previous interviews - what to say?

Dan.CCK12

Hi, As I have a few more interviews for full time positions lined up in the next weeks (i,e. AT Kearney, BCG..), I was wondering what I should or should not say about previous interviews in which I got rejected (in my case McK, Bain)? On the one hand, it would probably make a bad impression if I m...

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Sophomore Summer - Top target looking at strategy consulting

revoad

I'm a sophomore at a top target looking at strategy consulting as a career path. I know that consulting firms only offer summer positions to rising seniors, but I'm wondering as to how to best position myself for that opportunity. I spent last summer at a boutique consulting firm abroad. Would i...

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offers and Deloitte BTA

Westernmonkey

Hi all, I am a ug junior recruiting for summer internships Recently, I landed some offers and am not sure which one to choose I did not even get to the first round with BCG or BAIN. McKinsey doesn't recruit with my school. I believe the lack of leadership experiences coupled with bad SAT scores c...

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What's wrong with operational work? Why hate?

consultingwiz07

Just curious, why do a lot of people on this form look so poorly upon "execution and project management" and operation work? To me, they are key functions that would help any business and are just as, if not more, important than strategic work. Is it boring, not intellectually stimulating...? If...

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Internet Survey

fakework

Hello everyone, I'm a student at BYU. My fellow students and I are doing a internship project on strategy alignment and penetration. Help us out by taking a brief survey at the following link: http://qtrial.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9ZI32VgYOg7mcL2 Thank you for your time. Tim Perkes fakewor...

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Ask for plane ticket for wife

manbearpig

If I get staffed on an engagement in Cali for 3 weeks, is it appropriate for me to ask for a plane ticket for my wife to acompany me?...

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Galt & Co.

tds2006

Anyone have any info? Interview next week and website, glassdoor, etc., were all pretty weak....

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Help! Interview dress code (female)?

helene

Hi everyone: I'm a women (college junior ) preparing for a first round consulting interview. Can I get some feedback on what I should wear? I'm wearing a dress shirt, jacket, and skirt. the skirt and jackets and my shoes are all black. Is it okay to wear black pantyhose with this set? I've heard ...

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Re-apply at Mid East office?

Lilo

Wasn't successful at previous attempt at one of the top MCs in the UK; graduate program, and thinking of re-applying at their office in Middle East. They have a separate application process, applying directly to office of interest, nothing to do with the UK recruitment. Is it worth it? Can they find...

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Commission-based Consultants Needed

SecuritiesFinance

A. B. Nicholas & Co. is looking for freelance consultants to help develop our unique securities-based credit line business. General information and website at: http://www.securitiesfinance.com/ABNIndex4.htm ...

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GPA Resume Question

looking4anything

I currently have a cumulative gpa of around 3.2 Double major of psych and econ. Psych is a 3.7 while econ is a 3.1. Should I try to give HR a heads up while I am applying? Note both gpa's on my resume?? I currently only have my cumulative. I've been getting rejected for interviews by a few bouti...

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Expensing in MBB

goliathus2011

Hi guys, quick questions on expenses in MBB. I know we don't get a per diem but are reimbursed for our expenses. Does it make you look bad if you max out your expense? Eg. eating the max amount each day, taking the cab everyday, but of course, still under the guidelines? When you are being reviewed...

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MBB industry focus in Boston

wjdgusqls

What industries do MBB Boston offices tend to focus on? I've heard that being in Boston is good for doing PE & health care work. What else is there? Thanks. ...

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BCG Offer: more information on job salary/offer, etc

abcdef123456

I received an offer from BCG and would appreciate your comments on the following issues: 1. How many years is the Associate program? Is it possible to enter directly into the second year if you hold a master's degree? 2. Can you defer entry one year? 3. What is the salary range for associates? 4. I...

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Applying to Consultancy - CV Help.

Recap

Hi guys, So along with my Banking applications, I have also decided to apply for Consultancy. However, as my CV and Cover letter is tailored for Finance I was wondering if you guys had any useful websites (e.g. M&I for Finance) that would help me with this type of thing? Thank you so much!...

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BCG vs Monitor/LEK/Parthenon for PE

gogrannygo

I understand McK or Bain is the place to be for PE and that even at these places, PE is hard to get. Given that, HOW hard to get PE out of BCG? And would one be better off going to a place like Monitor/LEK/Parthenon if they want to maximize probability of landing PE afterwards? (also, any other bout...

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Deloitte BTA - Any pros to this program?

Smiley938

Are there any pros to this program?? I've read a lot of trash about it on these forums. I'm interested in it, but scared I might get stuck in a hole. I want a job where I can meet lots of people and be intellectually stimulated, not stuck behind a computer screen typing code all day. Thoughts?...

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decent offer?

radugswasatch

I wondered if anyone might provide some feedback on an offer i just received. my background: newly minted JD from top 40 law school, definitely not interested in practicing law; 2 years post ugrad underwriting residential and construction mortgages; philosoophy and physics BA ivy. for family reas...

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Companies that would sponsor for grad school?

helene

Hi guys: do you guys know which consulting firms will sponsor for graduate school? I'm thinking about Econ PhD--I'm interested in international trade/international finance, and I think that having very high academic/research level knowledge of these things will definitely be beneficial to me and to...

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Bain vs McKinsey ?? which is the better place to start?

Parineeta7

Hi everyone, I have offers from both the Bain and McK offices in London. At the moment, I don't know precisely what I'd like to do in a few years time. I'm thinking I'd like to stay in consulting and work my way towards Partner. This may, of course, change as I start work and have new experiences an...

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Consulting Resume Template

Newflyer

Attached to the bottom of this post you will find the Wall Street Oasis Consulting Resume Template for undergraduate students. A resume is your first impression. It's the filter that decides whether you’re worth considering or not. It’s simple: if the company doesn’t like what they see on ...

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What is operational research?

helene

Hi guys: i have a 1st round interview coming up with Operational Research division of a consulting firm....the job description on the application is very vague, so i was just wondering if anyone can give me some pointers on what it is and how to prepare for its interview? Thanks so much!...

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Simon Kucher and Partners

ninjasaywat

Just got an offer for an interview at Simon Kucher and Partners...has anyone heard of this firm? It's #41 on the Vault 50. I'm a college senior and I've already taken a corporate finance job at a f500 and was wondering if interviewing with this firm would be worth my time. Thanks....

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Is McKinsey more difficult to get than Goldman?

Anon25

Im a junior at wharton looking for a summer job. Someone told me that the big three consulting firms are harder to get than bbs. Is this true? What kind of wharton undergrad gpa do you need to have to get a first round at these places?...

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BCG vs. Bain in London

inxanadu

Hi all - bit of advice needed as am currently trying to decide between offers from BCG and Bain in London. Both are for the entry level graduate role (i.e. Associate vs. Associate Consultant). Obviously I am going to both sell-weekends and am speaking to friends/alumni at both places, but I would qu...

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Undergrad Case Interviews

aspiringbankerchick

Hi all, I'm a junior in college applying to summer programs at consulting firms, and I'm just curious as to how in depth I need to go into in terms of studying for the case. I have "Case in Point" and have glanced at Victor Cheng's website, and was wondering to what extent I need to master the fra...

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Marakon offer: a respectable way to break into the industry and begin my career?

Jamesy12

Looking for some advice. . Should I consider an offer from Marakon, given that I have been unsuccessful in securing an offer from MBB? How is their reputation these days? Exit opps? I have some opportunities to think about moving into industry or economic consulting, but MC is really appealing to...

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Consulting Firm College Recruiting Timeline?

RaphL

Hello, I am a senior college student applying to consulting jobs. I have interviewed with some firms, but haven't heard any further from them yet. I am just curious to know if you would like to share some information about the time frame these firms usually follow in undergraduate recruiting, incl...

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Tansferring from Consulting to S&T? Is it possible?

helene

Hey guys: is it possible to transfer from management consulting to sales and trading? (or ibanking)? If i get an internship in consulting the summer after my junior year in college (I missed deadlines for i banking internships at my school), can i still get i banking for full time offer after my s...

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Harvard/Wharton Consulting Case Books

Darkstar19

Does anyone know where I can get copies of these case books? I remember reading that some people on the boards had them, but I was never able to get copies. If anyone has them, or knows where I can get them, I would really appreciate it. Feel free to PM me. Also, has anyone bought this guide? W...

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Request for Proposal:

manbearpig

Hello, so I've been a senior sonsultant for about 4 months (don't let the title fool you, I only have 5 months total work experience, not including a years worth of internships)....and for some reason my boss thought that I should handle this RFP from start to finish and work on the pitch to win the...

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Accumulating Good Karma - Free Resume/CL Critique - Offering free resume and cover letter critique

fccareers

To spread some holiday cheer and accumulate some good karma, I am offering free resume and cover letter critique with summer internship apps due soon. I do this regularly for my friends at school as well. I'm not sure how long I will do this for, but certainly for the the next few days as long as I ...

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Applying to BB. How important is the cover letter?

Westernmonkey

Hi all, Before I ask my question, let me fill you in with some info. School of attendance: a university in the west coast; target for Bain, not for BCG. Major: Business Econ Minor: Accounting GPA: 3.85 overall 3.96 for Econ courses Activities: Intern at Merrill Lynch Private Banking ...

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Parthenon vs. Monitor

Graduate2011

Which firm would you go for? I am interested to hear about all criteria/metrics (exit opp, learning, prestige, culture, compensation, etc.)...

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Series 7 - GP investments in equities

moveinlife

Whats going on guys? Life treating you well?, or should I ask if you are treating it fair..? Question: With you guy's legal knowledge could you please find out if in a LLP does the General partner(s) need to obtain a Series 7 if it is dealing with investments in equities?...

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Boeing Finance Internship

OKsure

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NERA summer internship?

helene

Hi everyone: Does anyone know how to apply for NERA summer internship (for college juniors)? they don't recruit at my school, and I can't find the link on their website (the search results that show up were irrelevant) if anyone had applied to NERA summer internships before, can you tell me where ...

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Petroleum Director to Big Consulting nyc

K3

Hi guys, So I live in New York City, and my life is pretty damn good. So my greatness has all been sparked by my father, a big time Petroleum Director who works directly with the Petroleum Titans of Saudi Arabia (OPEC), in Saudi Arabia. My father and I want to live in the same city (nyc), however,...

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Booz Allen Hamilton Advising Bank of America on Wikileaks

brotherbear

Has everyone seen this? Looks like BOA is playing strong defense. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/03/business/03wikileaks-bank.html?_r=1&ref=business ...

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Top MCs in the Mid East

Lilo

Does anyone know how competitive are top MCs (MBB and the likes of ATK, OW, RB, and etc.) in the Middle East region (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar and etc.)? The same as the US and Europe or less so? Thanks ...

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Shoes for airplane travel

2x2Matrix

For those of you who do a lot of airplane traveling, what kind of shoes do you wear? I know loafers are the favorite because they're so easy for getting through security, but do any of you fly in oxfords? For the loafer crowd, any favorites?...

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national guard + consulting

thedude86

hey everyone, tried searching but wasn't able to find a solid answer. i have been thinking about joining the air national guard reserve for some time now, to better myself and to beef up my resume for b-school admissions, which i plan to apply ~4 years from now. is consulting + reserve service doabl...

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Opinions on Offers?

happy.monkey

I have offers from the following companies for FT positions out of undergrad: 1) An MBB 2) IBM GBS Public Sector 3) Booz Allen Hamilton - division related to IT/Systems development; info about BAH in general would also be appreciated I would like to learn more about the following factors at thes...

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Case Interview Practice Buddy

waterbucket

Hi guys, My friend told me that this could be a good place for me to get some help. I'm looking for someone who can shoot me cases over skype or a phone. I can also play the part of an interviewer as well if its another student. I'm located in San Francisco, CA. Looking for some practice, but I d...

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"profit is taking a header..."?

helene

Hey guys, does anyone know what the phrase "the profit is taking a header..." mean? I found it in a practice case about sales. sorry if this is a really basic question, i'm pretty new to this! thanks!...

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PricewaterhouseCoopers vs IBM GBS Consulting

K3

IBM GBS Consulting and PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory are two top career paths at my non-target and I want everybody to break it down. What we know: PwC: PwC has a higher overall rank (#9) then IBM on Vault.com Top 50 Consulting firms. PwC consulting was sold to IBM under ten years ago, so basi...

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GPA cutoff for consulting summer internship?

helene

Hi everyone: I was wondering if I can get some help with a question regarding GPA. I'm a college junior in one of the HYPS schools trying to land a consulting summer internship with McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. My gpa this year isn't that good due to hard classes. I have a 3.67 cumulative GPA and I'm m...

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Glad to have found this forum!

consulting2011

I'm just too excited to have found this forum - good stuff indeed! It's now in my android phone too! :) Happy New Year, everyone!...

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Case Prep - Looking for a partner

breakinginnew

Any ex-consultants in the boston area will to practice cases with me? (preferably MBB) Or people who have done case interviews/succeeded? Willing to buy dinner/drinks or pay $......

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