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  2. Why do MBAs seem to favor consulting over banking nowadays?

    I looked at some employment reports of top 15 bschools during 2012-2017 and this seems to be the trend. For example, Columbia, a finance powerhouse, had 55 graduates heading over to McKinsey in 2017, while that figure for Goldman Sachs was only 8! The top ...

    71 comments - 7 silver bananas - Sep 10 2018 - 1:29am -

  3. Is this a feasible plan to get into investment banking with an accounting background?

    So far this is how I have it. From my understanding, school prestige doesn't matter nearly as much for accounting as it does for IB, and Big 4 recruiting is extremely regional. So I've concluded that my best bet for undergrad is to save money wi ...

    54 comments - 4 silver bananas - Mar 27 2018 - 2:00pm -

  4. Investment Banking vs Consulting

    Hey monkeys, This year I am a sophomores and am deciding between FO finance roles and management consulting. I was just wondering how some of you made this decision and what swayed you to finance/consulting? What are the differences between the ideal cand ...

    166 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 14 2017 - 8:19am -

  5. Will robots replace your consulting or financial career?

    I was recently reading a couple of books- Rise of the Robot by Martin Ford and Humans Do Not Need Apply by Jerry Kaplan. Both books share insights on the demise of both the industrial and knowledge eras. Both books provide key themes and stark warnings ab ...

    179 comments - 5 silver bananas - Oct 31 2017 - 7:21pm -

  6. Difference Between Management and Strategy Consultants

    Doing MBA research and a lot of schools break 'management' and 'strategy' consulting into two distinct categories in employment reports. Clearly the majority show MBB as 'management' consulting, but there are also some listin ...

    40 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 14 2018 - 2:54pm -

  7. Doctor thinking of exit opportunities

    Dear all, I am new to this community but not new to contemplating my exit from clinical medicine. I have been weighing pursing consulting or equity research in biotech/pharma/healthcare. I crave learning about innovative solutions in healthcare and medici ...

    44 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 31 2017 - 9:02am -

  8. 5 years ago, I was fired from Oliver Wyman. This is what I learned from it.

    Five years almost to the date, I was fired from Oliver Wyman (after 11 months at the firm, straight out of ugrad). This is when I'd walked into the year-end review genuinely thinking I'd be told I was promoted. There are a few words one never fo ...

    86 comments - 231 silver bananas - Jan 3 2017 - 4:00am -

  9. Not sure if Investment Banking is for me anymore

    For the past ~2 years I have been working on positioning myself to break in, only to find that working 0800-0200 every day is just not for me. I used to have hobbies, interests and a life outside of work, and am just feeling absolutely depressed doing the ...

    30 comments - 9 silver bananas - Nov 2 2017 - 4:00am -

  10. What are considered some must read books at the big 3 consulting firms?

    I have heard that big 3 consulting firms actually gives consultants several books when they join. Can anyone of you could point out the books. Consulting to Monday, June 12, 2017- 7:55pm ...

    40 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 15 2017 - 4:01pm -

  11. Private Equity firms with ops groups

    Does anyone know how to find a comprehensive list of private equity firms that have an operations group? Or does anyone know of any besides Bain Cap, TPG, and Blackstone? private equity Consulting operations ops ...

    19 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 6 2017 - 12:47pm -

  12. Leaving Deloitte Strategy Consulting After 2 Years- Ask Me Anything (AMA)

    In the coming weeks, I will be leaving Deloitte S&O after just under 2 years on the job, to join the corporate strategy group at a retailer. Since this forum was very helpful to me as I was seeking jobs in consulting, I thought I would give back by ca ...

    88 comments - 10 silver bananas - May 15 2018 - 11:44pm -

  13. AMA: Non-target undergrad to MBB

    Hi all, Been using this site throughout my college career, and it's really helped me out so I think it's time to give back. I love reading success stories on the site, especially non-target ones, so I thought I'd share my own in order to he ...

    69 comments - 5 silver bananas - Mar 8 2018 - 5:32pm -

  14. Improve GPA vs Off-Cycle Internship

    Hey all, Looking for some advice on best next steps. I am currently in the process of interviewing for an off-cycle internship (during the Spring) that is semi-related to finance (they do modeling, and my role would be as a consultant). I have one concern ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 19 2018 - 7:58am -

  15. Are MBAs becoming less important?

    Interesting blog post from Fortune, which talks about how prominent PE firms such as GTCR are no longer requiring their associates to attend business school. Rather, promising associates are being promoted from within. A similar trend is happening at MBB ...

    118 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jun 13 2015 - 9:50am -

  16. What do consultants exactly do?

    Hi guys, The title is self-explanatory. I know that consultants are hired to solve problems that companies are incapable of solving or simply do not have time to deal with; but what problems are we talking about? Increase revenue? Reduce costs? Strategic ...

    34 comments - 5 silver bananas - May 12 2017 - 7:38pm -

  17. Oliver Wyman Numerical Reasoning Test

    Hello, I just applied for an Entry Level Consultant at the firm and received this email saying that I have to complete this 30-min numerical exam in 2 days. Because I am very interested in this firm, I want to prepare my best and I'd love to know mor ...

    94 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 15 2017 - 3:12am -

  18. Healthcare Consulting

    Which are the best healthcare consulting firms? What are the criteria that we should look out? I am looking for a top 10 list. healthcare Consulting Friday, August 31, 2018- 6:30pm ...

    12 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 31 2018 - 6:30pm -

  19. What is typical turnover at MBB like?

    I joined MBB out of undergrad in 2015, and my office has seen what I think is stunning attrition-- 7/18 in my start class (i.e., all the 2015 undergrads) have quit, and one more has transferred to another office, meaning we've lost nearly half of my ...

    31 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jan 31 2017 - 6:31pm -

  20. Preferred Undergrad Majors for Consulting Internships

    I was wondering if consulting firms like McKinsey prefers certain undergrad majors over others, even if only by a little. Strong math/quantitative skills are obviously necessary, but would there be any preference between say operations research/financial ...

    131 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 26 2018 - 7:27am -

  21. Management Consulting to VC?

    Wondering if anyone has/knows people that have made the transition from consulting (more specifically management consulting) to VC? Is that even a good route to take instead of doing banking-> MBA->VC? If you can't tell from my previous threads ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2017 - 7:11pm -

  22. MBB Consulting-> Top Tier IBD

    Hi all, Jerry is currently a non-MBA 3rd year consultant at MBB Europe and wants to switch to a top-tier M&A investment bank (think JPM / GS /MS). Academic background: Non-business, but technical (think BSc+MSc engineering/computer science/maths). Non ...

    119 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 5 2015 - 3:42pm -

  23. Ask Me Anything: I went from a non-target to McKinsey, MIT Sloan and BCG

    Hey guys, An undergraduate I am mentoring sent me a link to an AMA from this site from someone in business school. I was reminded that I was using this site 9 years ago in 2006. Back then I still hadn't accomplished much. Through focus. belief in mys ...

    41 comments - 12 silver bananas - Apr 12 2016 - 11:02am -

  24. Ask Me: Former Strategy Consulting Recruiter

    Happy to answer any consulting-related questions. I'm currently being sponsored by Deloitte S&O for my MBA. In consulting I focused on M&A in Europe and the US. I also led campus recruiting at two undergrad institutions. Consulting ...

    50 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 12 2015 - 3:04pm -

  25. 7 Tips For Acing Your Next Consulting Case Competition

    Guide to Nailing Consulting Case Comp Hi monkeys. No doubt many of you guys have at one point entered a case competition while in university, whether required for a course or trying to boost your resume. However especially among newer competitors, I' ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 22 2018 - 10:15pm -

  26. Mental Math Practice for Consulting Case Interviews

    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 interview ...

    65 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 1 2018 - 11:08pm -

  27. Drug Testing at Top Consulting Firms

    I'm in Canada, and will be interning at an MBB over the summer. Do top firms (not just mbb, but others like Deloitte and atk) do drug tests on future full-time employees? I ask because I am planning to travel and party hard in Europe before I start. ...

    40 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 6 2018 - 9:38pm -

  28. Emergency Physician to Consulting

    Hi all, I am a practicing emergency medicine doc trying to leave the field of medicine. Though I could list all the reasons, I feel for now it is sufficient to say I have invested significant time into reaching this decision and am quite confident in it. ...

    24 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 9:02am -

  29. Consulting in Canada- Senior in high school

    I'm a senior in high school thinking about where I should go for College. I'm originally from Toronto but moved to Detroit in middle school. Right now, I'm trying to decide whether or not I should go to school in Canada. I'm hoping on ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 11 2018 - 2:52pm -

  30. Thoughts on EY's acquisition of Parthenon

    EY has confirmed they will be combining to Parthenon as part of their Vision 2020 growth model. "This is an important acquisition for TAS- the combination will strengthen our front-end corporate finance strategy services in line with our Vision 2020 ...

    40 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 10 2016 - 4:48pm -

  31. Oliver Wyman Reputation

    Hi all, What is Oliver Wyman's reputation? I understand they are a tier 2 consulting firm, but others have said that they compete with MBB in certain industries. It seems like this is more of a boutique consulting firm as it is a lot smaller than oth ...

    11 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 30 2018 - 10:18am -

  32. Would you say management consulting is the most intellectually stimulating career in finance?

    As title suggests hoping for some input on this. If not, what would you say is the most stimulating career path to follow out of undergrad? Consulting ...

    55 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 29 2014 - 1:40am -

  33. Consulting Intern- tips for how to get a full time offer

    Hey guys, This summer I am interning for a large IT company in their global services department in a consulting role. Of course I would like to end this summer with a full time offer. Does anyone have tips or advice on how to make a good impression and se ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  34. McKinsey Consulting vs. McKinsey Research

    You guys are probably aware that McKinsey has 2 divisions that they hire in: Consulting and Research (supporting the consultants). A friend of mine received an offer from McK "Knowledge Network" as a Junior Research Analyst, and wants to know ho ...

    43 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 20 2018 - 1:25pm -

  35. How should I go about pursuing internships?

    I'm an incoming freshman at a school whose business school is a target. I myself am not currently in business school, but I will try to internally transfer. Business/finance is a recently realized interest of mine. That being said, I have been quite ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 23 2018 - 7:43pm -

  36. JP Morgan Operations v. ZS Associates Pharma MC

    Hey guys, I am new to the thread but I have a problem deciding where to accept a summer internship offer. I am a junior at U of M with a decent GPA and past pharma experience. ...

    35 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 4 2015 - 4:00am -

  37. Story of sub 2.5 gpa breaking into MC

    Hey all, I made a burn account so I can share a story of sub 2.5 gpa student getting offers from multiple MC firms including one from MBB. Firstly, I'd like to preface this by saying that my purpose in 5 years of college experience was to experience ...

    29 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 4 2015 - 2:00pm -

  38. Big 4 to buy MBB?

    I was in an interview with a big 4 the other day, and the manager touched on how he wouldn't be surprised if one of the MBBs get bought out eventually by one of the Big 4. Now that would be crazy. What do you guys think? Consulting ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2014 - 12:45pm -

  39. What to do now and beautiful women in finance

    So some stats on me, just graduated from a non-target state school (had to go to due to financial reasons, I have graduated with $0 debt:-)), BS finance, 3.2 GPA. Did an internship in consulting. Signed contract to join firm, but some things happened at f ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 20 2015 - 4:16pm -

  40. Cambridge Associates- Scheduled phone interview

    I have a scheduled phone interview with Cambridge Associates for the consulting associate position in the Dallas Office. To be honest, I am just interested in breaking into finance and from a cursory search I have found very mixed opinions regarding wheth ...

    45 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 6 2016 - 6:14pm -

  41. LEK Consulting: work? reputation? placement to b-schools? salary level?

    At the undergrad level can any offer any thoughts?-type of work?-reputation?-placement to b-schools?-other firm they would be benchmarked against?-salary level? Any other information you can share. Thanks so much, Run Consulting Boutique Consulting LEK ...

    42 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:04pm -

  42. Math Mistake In Case Interview

    I made approached the math question the wrong during a case interview, but I corrected myself. Also, I made a minor mistake- the question was about monthly profit and the data was gathered from two months, so I divided by 2 twice by mistake, but corrected ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 24 2018 - 11:01pm -

  43. Consulting Resume Template

    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 sim ...

    26 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 17 2018 - 10:53am -

  44. HELP- OSU vs UIUC

    I am an incoming sophomore at a community college that will be transferring to either UIUC or Ohio State. At this stage, investment banking is not my first choice for a career but I still want to keep that door open before I nail down what I want to do. I ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 18 2018 - 3:31pm -

  45. Top 10-25 MBA Chance for Management Consulting

    Hi All, I know it is pretty much a shoe-in for the M7 schools to place in MBB or other top tier consulting firms, but... How easy is it to land a management consulting role coming from an MBA Program at a Top 10-25 school such as UVA, Georgetown, Emory, U ...

    12 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 26 2018 - 12:25pm -

  46. Charles Aris 2015 Strategy Consulting Compensation Study released

    I've seen a lot of questions about salary progression and exit-ops salaries for ex-consultants. I found this, it is very helpful. Here is the study. Consulting ...

    26 comments - 5 silver bananas - Feb 9 2015 - 3:02am -

  47. UIC good enough?

    Hey everybody, how screwed would I be trying to put my foot in the door as an Analyst or Consultant with an undergrad in IDS or Finance From UIC? Will transferring to Depaul help me out at all? Northwestern and Uchicago are out of the equation and how can ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 23 2017 - 9:36am -

  48. What are Deloitte/Booz & Co/Accenture salaries post-MBA?

    I looked at managementconsulted.com's salaries and they were $160k+ right out of b-school. That seems pretty high first year out; I assume those salaries are from high cost of living areas only. I also checked Glassdoor, but they seem inaccurate. Can ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 23 2015 - 5:35pm -

  49. Do MBB require you to put ALL of your education records on the resume?

    Hi, guys, I have a question that I am dying to seek for an answer. I am now an undergrad at Columbia and I want to apply for the summer internship in the consulting field next year (preferably MBB of course). But my education background is a bit unconvent ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 31 2018 - 2:07pm -

  50. Who does the most pure strategy work?

    Which firms do the most pure strategy work? As a percentage of their own work, by volume, etc. Thanks. strategy management Consulting to Saturday, September 3, 2016- 3:55am ...

    16 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 3 2016 - 4:00am -

  51. Consultant friendly MM PE firms

    Second year at MBB looking at one-off recruiting for MM PE starting in 2016. Wanted to get a list of consultant-friendly firms and the corresponding search firms they use. Some examples would be: HGGC Charlesbank Golden Gate Capital Any other firms with s ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 1 2017 - 8:00am -

  52. Making the lateral switch from Banking to MBB

    I'm current approaching my first year as an analyst working at a top MM bank's satellite office (Piper Jaffray, Baird, William Blair, Houlihan) and have recently decided to pursue lateral opps to MBB. A big part of the decision came from persona ...

    14 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 3 2017 - 12:02pm -

  53. Big 4 vs. MBB Job Offers

    So I worked for Accenture over this summer, and during full time recruiting I got offers from two of MBB and two of the Big 4 (E&Y, KPMG, PwC, and Deloitte). Right now, I'm leaning towards one of the Big 4 firms because I liked the people I met t ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 22 2018 - 2:40pm -

  54. Deloitte tech to LEK?

    Hello friends, I'm currently a tech consultant at Deloitte, and been with the firm almost a year now. I currently work on big data and machine learning engagements in TMT due to my background, and I quickly discovered that I'm very interested in ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 5 2018 - 8:38pm -

  55. Fit and networking upwards

    Apologies if this question seems a bit naive but wanted to get this forum's opinion on educating oneself on certain topics in order to hold better conversations with longer tenure colleagues. As a 22-year-old analyst I'm not super interested in ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 9 2014 - 2:17am -

  56. Do you always work on a laptop?

    Do you always work on a laptop as a consultant? Do you ever get a docking station or an opportunity to use a full-size keyboard and mouse? I don't see how I could do my best work on a laptop, I feel that it majorly slows me down. Have you ever seen a ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Aug 23 2018 - 8:38pm -

  57. Why I Became a Consultant, and You Should Too If....

    Why I chose to become consultant: I remember the exact moment that I decided to pursue consulting as a career path. I was entering my junior year in college and was exposed to consultants in a summer internship at a large telecommunications company. At th ...

    12 comments - 10 silver bananas - Mar 25 2017 - 5:00pm -

  58. IBM Strategy consulting

    I have a friend at IBM who is trying to sell me on joining their strategy group and is willing to push my resume. Consulting was my dream career out of UG though it didn't happen. Any thoughts? I'd like to join a top ranking MBA program at some ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 20 2017 - 3:01am -

  59. Incoming Kellogg MBA- Consulting Chances Help

    I am an incoming 2Y MBA student at Kellogg with a background in impact investing & investment management, a top undergrad (HYPS), and stats (GPA, GMAT) above average for the program. My goal is to transition into consulting through a summer internship ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 6 2017 - 7:32am -

  60. Better to be at a more prestigious firm or less prestigious but doing strategy work?

    Is it better to be at a more prestigious firm (e.g. Deloitte) or a less prestigious firm but doing strategy work? strategy management Consulting ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 14 2016 - 6:38pm -

  61. Healthcare Consulting- US?

    Is there anyone here that does healthcare consulting in the US? If so I would love to PM you a few questions. Consulting healthcare ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2016 - 6:06am -

  62. What do I do now?- Graduating in May with two summer internships

    Well I posted here a couple months ago trying to figure out how to get into Ibanking, and since I've changed my outlook on that career. As much as I said I could put up with the 100 hour weeks, I don't think I could stomach it. Now I'm grad ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2016 - 2:35pm -

  63. Does age matter in consulting?

    I am hoping to break into consulting at the age of 34, starting with an associate level (McKinsey), or consultant level (BCG). Am I too old for that? Any advice or suggestion is appreciated. Average Age of Management Consultant Associate The typical caree ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 13 2018 - 5:29pm -

  64. Big 4 transferring offices (audit)

    Let me start this off by saying I'm not sure if I selected the right "forum" topic, so if anyone can direct me let me know. About me: So I interned this past busy season at a Big 4 accounting firm in the south east (I won't say the exa ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:52pm -

  65. whatevz

    delete zs associates PWC Advisory Consulting seabury ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2015 - 9:47am -

  66. Volunteer opportunities for PE Associate

    I'm a first year PE associate in NYC with a MBB consulting background. Wanted to know if anyone had any recommendations on volunteer / extra-curricular opportunities for someone with my skill-set. For example, something like working with social impac ...

    12 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 19 2016 - 9:07am -

  67. What’s the industry endgame for consulting?

    Longtime reader, new poster. While a fair amount of consultants may aspire to work in PE or go off and start their own business, I'm curious about those that plan to transition to client-side roles in strategy groups and what the long-term play is fo ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 18 2016 - 4:00am -

  68. Undergrad offers: Deloitte S&O vs. ZS

    Undergrad student at a top target university. I received two FT offers: Deloitte S& O and ZS Associates. Looking for more insight on the true realities of: 1) Travel at Deloitte- I'm not looking to travel so often- is there a way of getting aroun ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 17 2016 - 1:09pm -

  69. JPM IB vs. McKinsey NJ

    Goal is b-school exit in 3-4 years, what would you do? Consulting 2014 FT recruiting ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 8 2014 - 8:55am -

  70. Interview and Social coming up

    Hi guys, Hoping I can get your help on this. I've received an interview and an invite to a pre-interview social for a business tech analyst position at one of the big 4. This was an OCR application but not everyone receives an interview invite. The p ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 30 2015 - 3:47am -

  71. What to do until your start date...

    deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted deleted Consulting ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 5 2011 - 2:23am -

  72. International Consulting- Opportunities?

    What are opportunities for international office experience at MBB? I'd be interested in working in a Brazilian office. Obviously fluency of the language is required, but if one is hired as an associate, how do they go about trying to get placed in an ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 22 2016 - 3:36am -

  73. Lateral hire from Deloitte to MBB?

    Hello everyone! Thank you all so much for the thoughtful responses that have come out of these threads- I have another question for the group that I was hoping I could receive some help with. I am thinking of accepting an offer with Deloitte S&O, but ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2014 - 6:49pm -

  74. Biggest leverage for Consulting?...your thoughts?

    [redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted][redacted] management consulting Consulting f500 job job offers internship summer internship ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 27 2016 - 11:54am -

  75. Consulting Salaries

    Just thought I'd toss this here for anyone thinking of consulting as a career: Latest information from Management Consulted- UPDATED 2015 = = = = = 1st Year Out of MBA/Grad Program = = = = = Accenture MBA Salary Signing Bonus: $35,000 (Canada: $15,00 ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 22 2015 - 5:58am -

  76. Entry level consulting out of Undergrad

    I'm an undergrad (senior) at a non-ivy, good public school (non-feeder) who has a strong background and experience in biomedical research. I double majored in neuroscience and public health. Before applying to MD or PhD grad schools, I am thinking of ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 17 2016 - 4:01pm -

  77. Working in consulting with no home possible?

    Excuse my ignorance on this topic, but seeing as the 3-4-5 is the standard in management consulting, it seems like a waste of money to rent/own a place? Why not just use airbnb.com and book affordable places to stay, whether you would prefer to stay at th ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 9 2015 - 12:52am -

  78. How do I-bankers or consulting firms view UPenn College of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies students

    I want to break into either consulting or I-banking. Trying to decide which school is the best fit to break into consulting or I-Banking. Do most firms see PennLPS like Columbia? A lot of my friends from Columbia have broken into investment banking. Just ...

    11 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 19 2016 - 10:10pm -

  79. Asked to leave from McKinsey for first years?

    Hi guys a have a question that came to me while watching Victor Cheng's videos. He mentioned that for first year analysts, many first years are asked to leave McKinsey after first year to gain more experience or some are asked not to come back. I hav ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 2 2013 - 11:14pm -

  80. What makes more sense: IB (BB) to Consulting (MBB) or Consulting to IB?

    Fellow Monkeys, Edited my earlier post. How transferable are skills that a strategy consultant will learn at a job if that person decides to switch to IB later? Is a switch from MBB to IB better (logically) than doing a switch from IB to MBB? Thanks. IB C ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2016 - 1:37pm -

  81. KPMG Advisory 2016 Bonus Debacle

    It is no secret management consulting--especially in the financial services--has had a bad year. KPMG, however, set aggressive goals (~16% top line AND bottom line growth. Just let that sink in for a company that size/age and its competitors/market) and m ...

    11 comments - 3 silver bananas - Oct 12 2016 - 7:49pm -

  82. McKinsey re-apply through referral

    I got dinged last month through e-mail by McKinsey two weeks after submitting my application online. But I was able to find someone who referred me as a potential candidate for an interview to the recruiting team. I received an e-mail from the recruiter a ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 27 2014 - 8:14pm -

  83. Accenture Management Consulting Development Program

    Hi Guys, I know there are a ton of posts out there already about Accenture MC, but I wanted to get some opinions on my current position. I go to a private university that is very well-regarded regionally but perhaps not on as much on a national scale. In ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 18 2016 - 4:00am -

  84. How "off limits" are the employees of clients?

    I've tried searching for this before and found discussions about firm employees going to clients but not the other way around. How "off-limits" are the employees of clients for the firms? I've spent the past few years at a Fortune 50 c ...

    11 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 4 2016 - 10:30pm -

  85. From Management Consulting to Goldman Sachs?

    This does NOT involve me, but my cousin works at a (non- MBB) management consulting firm who wants to move to Goldman for prestige purposes. Is this possible for them? What division should they apply to if any? Consulting ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 27 2016 - 6:56am -

  86. Resume Review: Welcoming All Criticism

    Sending out applications to junior roles in: Management Consulting Equity Research Associate IB TMT Analyst VC PE ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 17 2014 - 6:03pm -

  87. Deloitte Corporate Finance 2017 Comp

    I've been hearing of these M&A groups (not transaction services, but DCF as in post McColl Partners acquisition) at consulting places like Deloitte. Generally it seems like people agree comp is lower but hours are better. Just wondering exactly w ...

    8 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 4 2017 - 4:53pm -

  88. Moving from IBM CbD to MBB or Exit Opps?

    Hi Everyone, This is my first post ever here at WSO. I've started as a Business Transformation Consultant at IBM last fall after graduating from Northwestern. I realize most of the projects here are in tech, and I really want to move into real Operat ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jun 13 2017 - 10:26am -

  89. career options in consulting for a physics grad

    delete thread physics graduate student Consulting career ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 29 2014 - 7:28am -

  90. Consulting Friendly MM PE Firms?

    Hey Guys, Currently a 2nd year MBB looking to exit to a MM PE firm (preferably for 2016 summer, but open to 2015). I've had a few interviews so far (unfortunately no offers) and trying to gauge what remaining MM PE firms haven't completed recrui ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 6 2015 - 11:12am -

  91. A McKinsey grads eight tips for success at work

    One of my biggest pet peeves is people giving bad career advice. It drives me nuts when I see worn-out cliches like this being passed on to ambitious young professionals....... Well, no shit you have to work hard to succeed. So how does that help you solv ...

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  92. Interview Dress Code- Opinions on appropriate suits?

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