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  2. 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 ...

    +9 26 comments16 Apr 2019 -

  3. Two things. Audit is a statutory requirement while consulting is not. But if you understand the way an external audit works, you will find a lot of similarities. I'm listing out some of these similarities but I could be totally wrong as I've nev ...

    +3 19 comments1 Aug 2019 -

  4. FP&A to Valuations-- skills needed?

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Recently started a corporate finance FP&A job. I'm not far in yet but even my senior analyst (1 year experience) spends most of his time updating already built models, refreshing excel reports, and building powerpoint decks for executive meetings ...

    +3 15 comments25 Nov 2018 -

  5. I'm a History major at a top Ivy (HYP) with a 3.9 GPA looking to get into Consulting. The problem seems to be that since I'm an International student, I really doubt whether any firm will want to sponsor me for a work Visa. I don't have any ...

    +2 19 comments19 Aug 2018 -

  6. Hi all, Currently i'm in an investment research role at a BB and I have doubts about this whole industry, mainly job security, the culture, work/life balance etc. This is not the team/area I wanted to end up in but nonetheless I make good money, more ...

    +2 10 comments22 Jul 2019 -

  7. Hi All, Just looking for opinions about my entry-level career decision. I am currently recruiting as an accounting student and potentially looking at two options: 1. The Big 4 for an audit position 2. Mid-tier firms (think top 10) in their TAS advisory se ...

    +3 13 comments24 Sep 2018 -

  8. I'm about to apply for colleges for my undergrad (electrical/computer engineering). After doing some research, I would really like to go into management consulting and then eventually transition over into an engineering industry management role, sinc ...

    +2 9 comments25 May 2019 -

  9. EY vs. Deloitte Consulting

    Management Consulting

    I got an offer from EY advisory but I'm considering passing it up in order to interview at Deloitte. I would be taking up a Supply Chain Management Consulting position at both companies. I'm mainly considering this for two reasons: 1) Deloitte g ...

    +2 9 comments13 Nov 2018 -

  10. Dear WSO members, My questions are: 1. corporate consulting vs corporate strategy vs normal consulting/strategy vs corporate development 2. What is business development (maybe with reference to Big 4 as I know about some of their departments theory wise) ...

    +4 7 comments21 May 2019 -

  11. My friend that worked at Accenture told me that in Consulting the first few years of consulting are nothing special. The work you'll be doing analyst and senior analyst is just similar to grunt work you'll be doing in industry. A bunch of excel, ...

    +3 6 comments19 May 2019 -

  12. Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone had experience starting in consulting not immediately after college. I'm 26 and starting as an incoming analyst at a boutique strategy firm. I graduated from college in 2015 but started my own company and sold i ...

    +2 6 comments26 Jul 2018 -

  13. I'm a senior from a target school who originally applied to management consulting jobs in the fall and unfortunately couldn't seal the deal on my final rounds. Moving into the spring I started also applying to finance positions in mainly PE, hed ...

    +1 5 comments6 May 2019 -

  14. Hi All, I am currently a senior deciding on my first full-time job. I received offers from both Parthenon and Visa's New Grad Development Program and am having trouble deciding. I have done a consulting internship the previous summer, so I know what ...

    +1 5 comments24 Nov 2018 -

  15. M&A Consulting- Pigeonholing myself?

    Management Consulting

    Hi All, I am currently deciding between between the M&A strategy practice at EY Parthenon and the more general strategy practice at Accenture for my first full time job. I am leaning more toward EY-P as I like the location better and I think I will be ...

    +1 4 comments15 Oct 2019 -

  16. I am a senior from a non-target school currently applying to various consulting firms. I have above a 3.9 GPA, a high amount of campus involvement/leadership positions, and internship experience. Though I feel qualified for an analyst/entry-level role at ...

    +2 5 comments29 Sep 2018 -

  17. I am an American from a top 30 non-target undergrad considering a European MiM after a two-year stint in the Peace Corps with the goal of breaking into either IB or strategy consulting (leaning towards consulting). I've poured through these forums, b ...

    +1 4 comments23 Mar 2019 -

  18. I'm a senior at a top 5 target school looking for advice I've been trying to break into consulting, had interviews this recruiting season at McKinsey, BCG, Deloitte, OW and Strategy &. Got flat out rejected from Bain and a few others. Didn&# ...

    +1 4 comments3 Jan 2019 -

  19. Hi guys. Senior at target school just finished recruiting and have to respond to offers in a week. Would love to hear thoughts as I evaluate the two offers I have on the table. EY FSO TAP based in NYC: 75k base, no bonus, standard benefits. I interned the ...

    +1 4 comments18 Oct 2018 -

  20. LinkedIn S&A Case Interview Help

    Management Consulting

    I'm currently a summer analyst at a BB bank for S&T in NY. I applied to the LinkedIn S&A program, finished the first round screening, did the take-home assessment, and now I have a video case interview that's 1-hour long, which is the se ...

    +1 3 comments4 Aug 2019 -

  21. Ross vs. Kelley for Consulting

    Business School and GMAT

    I am currently trying to choose an undergraduate business school. I have been admitted to both IU Kelley and Michigan Ross. Kelley will allow me to graduate debt-free, while I will graduate with about 70k in debt from Ross. I am looking to go into managem ...

    +1 3 comments14 Apr 2019 -

  22. CV SHREDDING- HELP

    Management Consulting

    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 ...

    +1 3 comments21 Aug 2018 -

  23. Consulting Compensation?

    Management Consulting

    I'm starting at L.E.K. in a few weeks, and got an email last night that they're adjusting the base salary from $77,000 to $80,000. I was wondering if anyone knows: a) Why comp adjustments happen; b) What a comp adjustment indicates about the tra ...

    +1 2 comments26 Jun 2019 -

  24. Currently at an internship with a mid-tier MC firm and wanted to gauge the chances of landing a FT offer with a MBB? Little more background about myself: Coming from a non-target university studying economics and finance with single digit alumni working/h ...

    +1 2 comments18 Jun 2019 -

  25. Hey WSO community, I'm trying to get some insight or thoughts from the WSO community regarding my chances for transitioning from being a medical provider and into management or strategy consulting (general/healthcare-focused) and what are my logical ...

    +1 2 comments6 Jun 2019 -

  26. I have a 3 month subscription until January 1st, 2019 with consulting 101 anybody who would like to split the cost shot me a message #consulting ...

    +1 2 comments25 Oct 2018 -

  27. Advice on Consulting exit CV

    Management Consulting

    Hi, I have been at a Big 4 Consulting firm for 4 years, had a great time but now ready to move into industry to an operational/strategy/special projects role. I have just dug out my graduate CV and I am quite lost at how to update it- and even more lost a ...

    +1 1 comment30 Sep 2019 -

  28. So, I got recruited into Deloitte Consulting last year into what I thought was FO. Ended up being a BO support role of engagements as a Project Financial Controller looking at WIP and billing etc. I think I was quite naive because I kept going to client s ...

    +1 1 comment27 Aug 2019 -

  29. I want to recruit for top consulting firms in this coming cycle and I'm looking for some advice on how to accomplish this. Quick bio: I studied finance at a non-target undergrad. Worked one year as an analyst with a private wealth shop then did my MS ...

    +1 1 comment17 Aug 2019 -

  30. MA Economics and Consulting

    Management Consulting

    I am currently a senior at the University of Houston, pursuing a BS Economics. I intend on getting a MA Economics degree from UH/UTSA/ or SMU. My question is whether a MA in Economics will be a good degree for consulting and whether will it make me stand ...

    +1 1 comment30 Jul 2019 -

  31. Deloitte date scientist here. I am currently being recruited by Booz Allen Hamilton's Strategic Innovation Group. Was wondering if I should consider it, or if Deloitte S&A is where I should stay. I enjoy the work and culture at Deloitte, but just ...

    +1 1 comment3 May 2019 -

  32. AT Kearney and Roland Berger

    Management Consulting

    Does anyone know anything about these consulting companies. I was taking a look, and it seems they do not have generalist roles for PhD graduates like MBB, they have various consulting positions to apply for online but not a generalist consultant role. An ...

    +1 1 comment23 Apr 2019 -

  33. Database of interview questions from Heritage Financial Consultants LLC, as well as compensation figures...

    1 Interview Questions20 Apr 2019

  34. Hi Guys- I haven't been here since 2016 but figured you would be the best mix of people to help me figure this out. Senior Manager with Big 4 Consulting (Strategy/Ops), and was just approached for a Director role with Aurora Cannabis. Pay is maybe ~1 ...

    +1 1 comment10 Mar 2019 -

  35. I've started my own project these past few months in the Software Development space for Automation and would be open to all advice about where to take it next. This past summer, I worked a Corporate internship at Hilti (a B2B construction tools compa ...

    +1 1 comment15 Feb 2019 -

  36. Euromonitor Consulting Perception

    Management Consulting

    Anyone know anything about Euromonitor consulting? Was contacted by a recruiter recently and don't know much about it. Thanks! #consulting #MBB #consulting#interview #consulting management consulting ...

    +1 1 comment7 Feb 2019 -

  37. Need opinions on the individual characteristics of any and all regional/city consulting offices (preferably Atlanta). Opinions on MBB, Tier 2/3, and local firms are all appreciated. Not looking for responses on national/international reputations and cultu ...

    +1 1 comment17 Jan 2019 -

  38. Hi, I am going to Berlin, in Germany, next semester and will try to take an internship in a consulting company. Any tips on how to do it? I can speak well german, although not in a business level, yet. #consulting No ...

    +1 1 comment6 Dec 2018 -

  39. Get to Know What You Don't Know

    Management Consulting

    Spent 5 years at McKinsey & 2 at Oliver Wyman. The learning curve is steep, the work is fun, and the career anxiety high. I created Stratechi to simplify strategy and leadership. It's been called "the best publicly available strategy overvie ...

    +1 1 comment12 Nov 2018 -

  40. Intern avatar Joined: 11 Jun 2018 Posts: 1 Kudos [?]: 5 [0], given: 0 Quantity of Work Experience for Consulting? [#permalink] Post 22 Oct 2018, 22:17 this post Hi all, How much does the quantity of work experience matter for someone intending on ...

    +1 1 comment23 Oct 2018 -

  41. Hello, I'm helping a friend who's planning to release a Kindle book about consulting/marketing, which reveals amazing insights never discussed before, including insights on what helped McKinsey succeed. This may sound... but as my friend say the ...

    +1 1 comment22 Sep 2018 -

  42. Hello all, I currently work for a large integrated oil & gas company supporting various supply chain/finance functions. I've been here for about 3 years since I completed my undergraduate degree in the summer of 2015. I attended college at target ...

    +1 1 comment20 Sep 2018 -

  43. FP&A to Corporate Finance Consulting

    Corporate Finance, Development and Strategy

    Is it possible to transition from fp&a to a consulting career in corporate finance? I am considering MiM or MBA #consulting ...

    +1 1 comment16 Sep 2018 -

  44. I'm finishing up a PhD in communications and audience/user analytics at a major state flagship university and I'm seriously considering going into the private sector as I've always been interested in working as a consultant or in finance, e ...

    +1 1 comment12 Sep 2018 -

  45. Hi, I'm just finished a Masters in strategy and I'm about to start a FT position in Deloitte S&O (Strategy and Operations) in a European office. Is there anything I should be revising or reading up on before heading in next week? (Other than ...

    +1 1 comment7 Sep 2018 -

  46. Hello everyone! I hope to find some help in here, as I am taking a bit of time off to think about what to do next. I am a statistician (master's degree in statistics) and used to work on risk management consulting for banking clients for 5 years. Tho ...

    +1 1 comment17 Aug 2018 -

  47. I passed the screening and PST/online test for an engagement manager/project leader role for a top consulting firm in a matter of 3 working days. They got back 5 hours after I submitted a resume online, and 3 hours after I took the test. Is this a sign th ...

    +1 1 comment3 Aug 2018 -

  48. I applied to a lateral hire at a regional firm, which only took my resume and accepted me for further tests and interviews. So far I've asked several forums whether I am allowed (legally and ethically) to leave off an incomplete/failed graduate degre ...

    +1 1 comment2 Aug 2018 -