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  2. Hi everyone, Thought I'd start a thread for 2015 McKinsey insight and BCG bridge2BCG status updates for advanced degree candidates. From the past years's posts, I expect McKinsey and BCG to be scheduling their 1st round interviews in early May. ...

    156 comments21 Apr 2015 -

  3. How to get into consulting from PHD

    Management Consulting

    Hi guys, I know PHDs are usually supposed to go into academia, but a previous thread (which I deleted because I realized it was too specific and might reveal my identity to the school, lol) convinced me that the school I could go to for the PHD program ha ...

    107 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  4. I've got offers from both for a summer internship (undergrad) in their respective London offices. I suppose I might have liked the atmosphere at BCG slightly more, but I just don't feel that a few interviews is enough for me to draw definitive c ...

    28 comments28 Mar 2018 -

  5. I am considering NYU Stern (already accepted) and interested in M/B/B consulting. NYU Stern doesn't publish their placement statistics beyond giving asterisks to companies that hire 3 or more students (M/B/B all have asterisks), so it's hard to ...

    36 comments2 Apr 2014 -

  6. Comparing MBB

    Management Consulting

    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 ...

    46 comments17 Sep 2011 -

  7. (Re wrote to dissolve any confusion my initial post was unclear) I have an interview with Booz Allen Hamilton strategy consulting and one with Deloitte Technology Consulting (if it makes you feel better call it IT advisory). I may decline Deloitte tech al ...

    27 comments10 Oct 2016 -

  8. So basically I just got done going through recruitment for summer analyst positions with Investment Banking. Despite 3 super-days, I didn't end up for an offer. But I also applied to Bain and didn't even get an initial interview. Right now I ...

    42 comments18 Feb 2010 -

  9. I have admits to all the programs. I want to get into MBB or even outside the main (thinking Oliver Wyman, OC&C, AT Kearney) As MBB are brand whores, I have narrowed my choices to the above. I am still waiting on Chicago and USC but likely will end so ...

    27 comments25 Apr 2011 -

  10. 1 Week Consulting Case Preparation

    Management Consulting

    I have an interview with a large consulting firm in a week and have no idea how to start to prepare. I wasn't really expecting to get the interview, so I hadn't done much. Any resources you guys would recommend? I have Case in Point. learning ho ...

    14 comments2 Apr 2018 -

  11. Specializing in an Industry at MBB

    Management Consulting

    Hi all, I am interested in MBB potentially post b-school and wanted to better understand how and when folks specialize at each of the MBB firms. If you enter post b-school, are you able to indicate a preference for what industry you'd like to work in ...

    15 comments29 Jan 2015 -

  12. 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 comments18 Feb 2016 -

  13. MBB CAGR?

    Management Consulting

    Hi monkeys! I recently got an offer with an MBB and am interviewing with the other two. I know it is really early in my career to be anywhere close to sure about this, but I am not completely ruling out the career consulting (partner track) option. Person ...

    14 comments15 Oct 2012 -

  14. I was recently told by a friend that consulting compensation in Mexico tended to be around 2,000 USD per month at MBB. Is this true? Does anyone know what consulting salaries look like in the region, or in Mexico specifically? consulting Consulting firm c ...

    12 comments3 Apr 2017 -

  15. Hi WSO, I'm a newbie MBB hopeful, currently a 4th year PhD student in biomedical engineering. I'm trying to figure out which offices I should be applying to if I wanted to ensure exposure to education and healthcare industries; can somebody help ...

    11 comments16 Mar 2015 -

  16. Experienced Hire- MBB

    Management Consulting

    I was recently contacted by a recruiter from Deloitte about a position with their S&O group. Previously, I assumes I'd need an MBA to transition into consulting but after the phone interview they asked me if I was interested in coming in and goin ...

    11 comments27 Jan 2015 -

  17. There is a lot of discussion regarding MBB consulting vs. BB Ibanking, and the general concensus is basically that IB pays more but more hours, exit opp to PE and MBB pays less but better hours and feeder to top Bschools. However, check out this http://ma ...

    8 comments3 Oct 2012 -

  18. Hi everyone, Is it normal for consulting firms (say MBB, Big 4, tier2/3) to impose probation period to new hires? consulting mbb ...

    7 comments24 Apr 2015 -

  19. Should I Even Bother?

    Management Consulting

    How often do consulting firms hire graduating college seniors for summer internships? I would like to apply for an internship with one of MBB, rather than for a full-time position, because I have not had enough time to prepare for case interviews, and sti ...

    7 comments14 Aug 2011 -

  20. Green Card processing at MBB

    Management Consulting

    Hi, I am interested in joining MBB, but I am currently on H1b Visa and my Visa is expiring soon. Does anyone know how if MBB apply for green card right away after you join? or if you have to wait before they apply, how long is the wait? Thanks! consulting ...

    6 comments13 Apr 2012 -

  21. Hi, Some background: Double major in Finance/ CS (Finishing Finance in 2017, CS in 2018) at a non-target state school. GPA 3.8. ACT: 34. (Goal is basically HBS or comparable b-school...I am open to pretty much anything that would get me there in about 3 y ...

    5 comments7 Jul 2015 -

  22. Resume Help Needed--MBB

    Resume Advice

    I'm looking to transition into consulting from government service. Here is my resume as it stands now. I'm looking for any/all feedback. Ideally, I'm hoping to compete for a position at McKinsey or BCG in their Public Sector practices. http ...

    5 comments2 May 2012 -

  23. very silly Q re: MBB offices

    Management Consulting

    for those with MBB experience--what was the office situation like? do associates (at M; consultants at BB--that is, the post-MBA) get own offices? share? cubicles? i imagine this might differ office to office, but if yu can share your wisdom, it'd be ...

    5 comments11 May 2011 -

  24. Was curious how this worked. Especially since MBB sponsored consultants don't work for them in the summer. What exactly do you do? Do you still go through OCR or does your firm help you find a gig during the summer? MBA business school consulting mbb ...

    4 comments16 Oct 2012 -

  25. I have been a long reader of this forum, thank you all for enriching my understanding of the industry. Today I found myself in a strange situation with the consulting big guns. I am doing Bridge to BCG this summer, and got invited to a McKinsey special ne ...

    3 comments23 Jun 2015 -

  26. Did anyone see today's article in the NY Times by Neil Irwin in the Upshot section? Interesting discussion of how men and women in careers such as consulting, IB, accounting, etc can sometimes approach family flex time differently. Really interested ...

    3 comments4 May 2015 -

  27. MBB Summer Start Dates

    Management Consulting

    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 typ ...

    3 comments25 Sep 2012 -

  28. Hi everyone, Please take a look at my resume and let me know what you think. Any feedback is greatly appreciated. I used the template recommended by the Wet Feet Consulting Resume Guide. Thanks a lot. http://www.razume.com/documents/27255 application resu ...

    3 comments29 Aug 2012 -

  29. MBB FT- Questions?

    Management Consulting

    Hey monkeys, I had a couple of questions regarding the FT MBB process. When do accelerated interviews start? I got two final rounds with MBB but no offer so should I expect an invite to the same? What do most FT hires do for the summer internship? I haven ...

    3 comments8 Apr 2012 -

  30. MBB easy questions

    Management Consulting

    Hi, I just wanted to ask a couple of things about applying for business analyst at MBB: in some offices you do not need to apply via online form, bu just via email.. is it possible/convenient to apply separately to more than one office of the same company ...

    3 comments17 Mar 2012 -

  31. I notice a lot of people from consulting backgrounds go into 'Sales Strategy and Operations' or 'Business Operations and Strategy' teams at firms after gaining 1-3 years experience. If you could enter one of these teams as a graduate ( ...

    2 comments23 Jun 2014 -

  32. delete

    Management Consulting

    delete plz consulting mbb ...

    2 comments21 Sep 2013 -

  33. Career change- need your advice

    Management Consulting

    Hi, I am planning a big career move and I would like to share with you some information and would like you to help me gain direction. Background information: Education: Wroclaw School of Banking (International Business and Finance Bachelor Degree) Definit ...

    2 comments23 Jun 2012 -

  34. Ever since I graduated from a public university with a business degree focused on IS, I've been working in the IT security realm going from IT auditing to IT consulting with Deloitte (under advisory). The work is far from challenging and I find mysel ...

    2 comments25 Jun 2010 -

  35. I am currently a Risk Consulting Associate at a Big 4 Financial Services Advisory practice. However, the work is not really what I expected and is pretty dull IMO. I am interested in transitioning into Public Sector consulting having previous with the Sta ...

    1 comment3 May 2016 -

  36. 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 ...

    27 Sep 2012 -

  37. Hey folks, I just did the McKinsey first round /IWIA last week in the US. I'm interviewing for a Middle East office. We were told that international offices vary in their response time (US candidates found out if they made round 2 the next day). Howe ...

    17 Oct 2011 -

  38. I'm trying to move into Consulting, with an emphasis within Public Sector initially. I work at a small consulting firm now and I am due to resign in the hopes of securing a few more internships before September. I was wondering what is the best metho ...

    1 comment10 May 2011 -