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  2. What should I do as an undergrad if I want to work for Mckinsey?

    Currently, in my sophomore year, have a 3.5 GPA- I think it is a little low for Mckinsey so I am trying to get it up. I go to a target school. It's my dream to work at Mckinsey and consulting is definitely what I want to do after graduating. I want t ...

    30 comments - 3 silver bananas - Nov 10 2018 - 12:30am -

  3. Choosing McKinsey v Bain MBA Internship

    I'm in the fortunate situation of choosing between a McKinsey sales and marketing strategy consulting internship v Bain MBA Internship. McKinsey is in Denver, Bain in Dallas. In fairly agnostic on location. I'm leaning Bain based on the relation ...

    21 comments - 3 silver bananas - Mar 11 2018 - 1:00am -

  4. Do background check companies PULL your education history, or ask YOU to provide it?

    All questions for US/Canadian offices only. When they ask you to SIGN offer letter which is contingent upon a background check, is that enough authorisation from us for them to easily PULL our records out of universities? If you come through a referral, d ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 9 2017 - 7:47pm -

  5. McKinsey’s Undergraduate Women’s Summit

    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. Accenture BCG McKinsey Bain ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 12 2018 - 5:05pm -

  6. McKinsey or BCG?

    Have the opportunity to work for either McK or BCG in Chicago. Any thoughts? Factors: I'm interested in exiting either into public sector or biotech/pharma. I want to start a family in a couple years (I'm female, so pregnancy burden is on me). A ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 7 2018 - 3:38pm -

  7. Will my History degree stop me joining an MBB?

    I will be studying either History or a History and Politics degree at a top UK university (Either Oxford, Durham, St.Andrews- and Exeter which is a top uni for History). Will this prevent me joining the likes of McKinseys or BCG? I plan to set up a financ ...

    5 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 16 2018 - 10:50pm -

  8. Should I try getting a referral from a Partner or an Associate?

    I have several alumni at Partner level (obviously much older than me) with whom I can get in touch. But should I really focus on impressing the Partners, or the Associates? School of thought 1: Associates have more incentive in referring (as they care abo ...

    6 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 14 2017 - 2:10pm -

  9. Missed out on McKinsey North America Office. Can I apply to European office?

    Hi all, I just narrowly got rejected (according to my interviewers) for a smaller North American office. I was wondering what everyone thinks of me applying to one of their European offices. Their Full-time recruitment cycle start later than in North Amer ...

    4 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 28 2018 - 2:56pm -

  10. Accenture Strategy to MBB

    Hey guys I just accepted an offer from Accenture Strategy for their summer internship program. I didn't really network with anyone from MBB and didn't even apply to two of them. I would like to apply to their full-time programs next year. Is mov ...

    4 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 21 2016 - 5:44pm -

  11. McKinsey: Business Analyst vs Junior Associate

    Hi! Can someone explain the difference between business analyst and junior associate for McKinsey? I looked at their career portals and initially I thought Junior Associate = Business Analyst for different countries, but then I found out some foreign citi ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 4 2019 - 9:28am -

  12. CV SHREDDING- HELP

    Hi! I would like you guys help me tear apart my resume! I am mainly interested in a career within consulting but I haven't excluded other industries. Be as honest as possible: please focus on content, format, grammar etc. And also, since there is not ...

    3 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 21 2018 - 8:04am -

  13. Can you get an interview at MBB with a referral but LOW GPA?

    I am thinking of a situation where someone with a low GPA gets to the interview stage because of a referral. Is that a possibility? And assuming you do get an interview, would GPA still be relevant? Thanks Accenture BCG McKinsey Bain ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 14 2017 - 2:02pm -

  14. Best months to start at MBB

    I recently accepted a job at an MBB firm as an experienced hire, but currently trying to negotiate my start date. My question here is, I understand that start classes can be important for making good connections at MBB firms. I have the option to join in ...

    2 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 2 2017 - 11:33pm -

  15. Case Partner In NYC

    Looking to team up with someone here in NY for case practice before fall recruiting. Would be open to skype and/or in person sessions. Let me know accounting Big 4 consulting management consulting consutling Accenture BCG McKinsey Bain ...

    1 comment - 0 silver bananas - May 24 2017 - 5:12pm -

  16. Would you pay for resume reviews, mock interviews, etc?

    Just curious- would you pay to get a resume review, mock interview, or other advice from people who are currently (or were previously) at your dream company of choice (e.g. McKinsey, Goldman, Google, Apple, etc)?.... If so, how much would you pay? Would y ...

    - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2017 - 11:27pm -