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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 ...

    78 comments - 7 silver bananas - Sep 16 2018 - 2:00pm -

  3. My View on the Current Top 10 Strategy Consulting Firms

    This is my take, and I've included some basic commentary about why I've listed certain firms in certain places. I'm definitely interested in hearing what people think, but before I give the list I offer two disclaimers: This is what I think ...

    56 comments - 15 silver bananas - Feb 17 2018 - 8:05pm -

  4. 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 -

  5. 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 ...

    87 comments - 244 silver bananas - Jan 3 2017 - 4:00am -

  6. 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 -

  7. Lowest ranked B School for MBB recruiting

    Conventional wisdom here would suggest that you need to go to a M7 /T10 school to give yourself a decent chance of making it to MBB, You can make it from a T15 school, but the chances are lower. However, I've noticed on LinkedIn that people from UW F ...

    29 comments - 4 silver bananas - Nov 15 2017 - 11:00am -

  8. AMA: I was a consultant and interviewer at McKinsey

    I spent 5 years working as an innovation strategy consultant at McKinsey in the Montreal office. During that time I worked on projects around the world on a wide range of innovation-related subjects. I also interviewed many applicants for associate and an ...

    26 comments - 14 silver bananas - Feb 21 2018 - 1:04pm -

  9. 2015 FT Recruiting Mega Thread

    Applications for full-time analyst positions at the following firms are now open unless otherwise stated. Get after it, monkeys! See you on the Street;) Front-office IBD, S&T and/or Research Deutsche Bank Evercore (superday scheduled for 8/8) Lazard L ...

    195 comments - 6 silver bananas - Sep 5 2014 - 2:00pm -

  10. Where are Europe's highest consulting salaries?

    I will be attending a top European MBA program in September and am pursuing consulting post-graduation. In order to understand the benefits / disadvantages of different European geographies, I want to know the differences in all-in compensation. Where are ...

    39 comments - 2 silver bananas - Dec 4 2016 - 6:38am -

  11. Where I should intern to get a full-time at MBB

    I am currently a junior at a state school. I want to work full time at either McKinsey, Bain, or BCG. I wanted to know what internships would look the best when applying full time. I have an internship this summer at a tech consulting firm. What else can ...

    77 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 17 2016 - 5:27pm -

  12. What car do you drive?

    I'll be starting work this year at LEK and I'm getting a car soon. I'm considering something like a preowned (probably between 2003-2008) BMW 3-series, Infiniti G, or Acura TL. In a driving city (Not NY). Does this work for a first year con ...

    262 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:00pm -

  13. 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 -

  14. Spent 3 Years at MBB- Ask Me Anything

    Hello Monkeys- I'm heading into my last week at MBB, and need something to do besides pack up my apartment. Ask away and I'll be happy to answer. My Bio: I have spent the last 3 years at a mid-sized MBB office in the US. I studied Economics at a ...

    177 comments - 6 silver bananas - Jul 7 2013 - 6:45pm -

  15. GPA for STEM Degrees

    I know that GPA is question that is often asked, but what would be a good GPA to have if you are an undergrad applying for consulting jobs with an engineering degree? To be more specific I am an engineering major, with an additional major in the humanitie ...

    42 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 6:59pm -

  16. MBB Public Sector

    I'm heading into public sector consulting following an MPP from USC and was wondering about the various public sector practices the big firms have. Is USC considered a target school for public sector consulting? Awkwardly expressed, but I think with ...

    44 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2017 - 2:46pm -

  17. How big is company valuation/ financial modelling at MBB firms?

    Hello consultants. I'm in the first year of my MBA and in the process of picking my course electives. I'm really interested in company valuation, financial modelling etc. even though I'm not from a finance background. Is it worth my while c ...

    25 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 3 2016 - 2:44am -

  18. MBB Consulting Q&A

    2/25/13 update: Ampharos has now been working in consulting for 5+ months and said he can continue answering questions regarding MBB, recruiting, breaking in, day to day life, etc, ask away! Hi Guys, 5+ months ago I started working at my top-choice MBB fi ...

    58 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 28 2013 - 10:12am -

  19. MBB (specifically McKinsey and Bain)- direct promote without MBA?

    Hi guys. Does anyone here know if McKinsey and Bain ever promote their junior team up to the post-MBA level (Associate at McKinsey and Consultant at Bain) without an MBA? Let's say if someone joined the company out of college and wants to work for 4 ...

    39 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 4 2015 - 6:19pm -

  20. How do you get an MBB offer?

    Hey, I had a question about the interview process for consulting, specifically for MBB. I've searched but couldn't find exactly what I was looking for, but if there is already a discussion on this, please post it and I'll be on my way. I am ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 23 2018 - 1:25pm -

  21. MBB process question

    So guys, longtime lurker here. Currently I'm a student just graduated from university with a STEM degree, and while I do have some offers, I sought to try my hand at management consulting. Met with an MBB partner who shared some background with me, w ...

    22 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 5 2017 - 1:35am -

  22. Base salary for partners at MBB

    Just curious BEFORE the bonuses were added, what's a typical base salary for junior partners at MBB? How about for senior partners? Can the bonus for MBB partner be as much as more than 100% of their base salary? Also, how's MBB partners' b ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 8 2016 - 3:50pm -

  23. Duke vs. UC Berkeley Regents

    Hey Guys, ...

    32 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 13 2016 - 2:05pm -

  24. PwC + Booz, Deloitte + Monitor; what next for EY, KPMG, Accenture..?

    Hi guys, As the mid-tier of the consulting industry consolidates, can anyone speculate what might be in store for other firms who are left behind by PwC and Deloitte 's moves to provide a full service consulting offering? At a recent networking event ...

    34 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 26 2014 - 7:02pm -

  25. McKinsey- Private Equity Practice

    Any information on this group? Seems like a large chunk of the work they do is PE due diligence, which should technically be ideal for PE exit opps from a consulting position. But a quick linkedin search doesn't show much, especially when most of the ...

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

  26. WSO's Most Wanted CEOs

    Inspired by a recent employer attractiveness survey, Jorge, an obscure yet devastatingly handsome writer for the world's premiere finance community, Wall Street Oasis, has decided to run a survey on who are the most attractive CEO's in Wall Stre ...

    36 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 10 2010 - 7:33pm -

  27. MBB internship junior summer > > Banking Full time? How feasible?

    Hi everyone, Thanks in advance for reading my post. I searched for the topic online but couldn't find discussions relevant to my questions. I wanted to know if it would be possible for me to do an internship after my junior year in MBB and land a FT ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Sep 28 2016 - 4:47pm -

  28. Interview Question: Why BCG? Why McKinsey?

    Hi Folks! I was wondering what is the best way to tackle this seemingly innocuous interview question- "Why BCG?" What things should I mention in my answer? Thank you very much! Why do you want to work for BCG? (McKinsey or Bain) This is a questi ...

    27 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 16 2018 - 12:53pm -

  29. Deloitte Consulting vs. MBB recruting

    Howdy all, So this topic kind of has been talked about before, but my situation is still somewhat unique so I thought that I would post a topic. So I am a rising senior at a top Undergraduate B-school (that MBB actively recruits from) and I have an offer ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 26 2017 - 10:05pm -

  30. How to eat healthy while living in a hotel

    I worked as a management consultant for 4 years. For 2 of those years I traveled, living in hotels 4-days a week. In total, I spent over 250 nights in a hotel. There are good and bad aspects to long-term weekly travel, but in this post I am focusing on on ...

    15 comments - 3 silver bananas - Feb 3 2018 - 12:40pm -

  31. AMA 2 years MBB > PE

    I've been around the forums for awhile now and always appreciated people willing to share tips/advice. I have some free time before I start my PE gig so happy to answer some questions. Graduated from target undergrad, worked at MBB for past 2 years a ...

    22 comments - 3 silver bananas - Aug 24 2015 - 4:50am -

  32. Do you think consulting is romanticized?

    The way consultancies make their presentations at my school, consulting seems like one of the most fulfilling jobs in the world. For people working in industry (mainly jr. people), is it everything you imagined? Do you find yourself, personally, doing &qu ...

    38 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 13 2012 - 9:46am -

  33. Strategy Consulting at a Top Firm- What are my chances Really

    Deleted deleted deleted deleted marry had a little lamb little lamb little lamb mary had a little lamb whose fleece was white as snow. MBA mbb IB ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 24 2018 - 9:51am -

  34. Skills section on resume for MBB

    I am putting the finishing touches on my resume for recruiting season, and I am at a bit of a loss as to what to do with the "skills" section on my resume. I feel somewhat obligated to include one (seems like everyone does), but I don't rea ...

    28 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2017 - 5:12pm -

  35. How to move from MBB to PE

    Can anyone comment on the best way to transition from MBB (analyst level) to PE? I'm joining an MBB office in the fall and understand that PE recruiting generally happens very quickly after that (April/May). Would it be useful to learn/practice some ...

    46 comments - 1 silver bananas - Feb 28 2012 - 6:48pm -

  36. Delete_thread.

    Deleted. IB MBA consulting mbb Scholarship Darden ...

    31 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 8 2014 - 6:27pm -

  37. MBB--> PE--> MBA?

    There have been a number of threads recently comparing MBA placement from different arenas (Consulting vs PE vs IB). It seems of the three, MBA programs seem to, at least generally speaking, look most highly on MBB applicants. If someone hopped from MBB t ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 4 2017 - 1:58pm -

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

    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 o ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 19 2018 - 9:10pm -

  39. Comparing MBB

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 17 2011 - 9:26pm -

  40. MBB: Switch office after offer?

    So I have a final round with one of MBB in DC coming up, and after the interview, will have 3 days until my offer for a Tier 2 firm in Chicago explodes. For personal reasons, I would strongly prefer to be in Chicago, but would obviously prefer MBB. I got ...

    43 comments - 2 silver bananas - Oct 25 2011 - 2:15am -

  41. IQ and Consulting?

    I'm a rising junior BBA at Ross. Everyone always discusses the value of "raw intelligence", "analytical skills" and whatnot when talking about getting offers for consulting. I happen to be a card-carrying member of MENSA, or the o ...

    48 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 16 2010 - 10:19pm -

  42. 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 -

  43. MBB Networking

    So, I want to get ahead of the game for full time recruiting next fall, and I have some free time on my hands now that finals are over. I have the credentials (target school, GPA, consulting internship this summer) that should get me interviews at MBB, bu ...

    39 comments - 1 silver bananas - May 11 2011 - 12:10am -

  44. 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 -

  45. First Year Associate/BA at MBB- Preparation for the job

    Hello Everyone How can one prepare for the 'on the job' responsibilities for a first year associate/BA at MBB? If one has time (say 2-3 weeks) before joining one of these firms, how can one best utilize the time (besides partying:D) so that he/s ...

    35 comments - 2 silver bananas - Jul 3 2011 - 9:20am -

  46. How could I get an MBB offer from a top 5 MBA b-school?

    I plan on going to a top 5 MBA school to get an MBB offer. I'm amazed by the large number of students who get offers from MBB, especially at Kellogg. Is it really easier getting a job there as a top 5 MBA than in undergrad? How could I guarantee myse ...

    23 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 6 2014 - 3:06pm -

  47. recruiting while abroad

    Hey guys, I'm an undergraduate student in Europe (target school) graduating next year and I'm starting to prepare for MBB+Booz+OW+other top firms recruiting sext semester. "Unfortunately" from summer till December I will be abroad doin ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Mar 31 2011 - 8:44pm -

  48. 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 -

  49. Consulting--> MBA--> Consulting

    Hi All, Just wanted to ask what are the chances of getting into the M7 / LBS /INSEAD B-schools after doing consulting from big-4 and second tier consulting firms such as Oliver Wyman, Parthenon etc. How would you rate Accenture MC, Hewitt, Hay, ZS for the ...

    29 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 15 2011 - 6:20pm -

  50. Missed call from MBB Managing Director: did I get the job?

    Long story short:-Just finished final rounds at MBB (5 interviews today)-Phone died at most inopportune time-Got an email from Recruiter saying she and Managing Director of the entire region could not get through to me. They will call after the weekend. T ...

    30 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 25 2010 - 1:28pm -

  51. 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 -

  52. Why does Bain send more to PE?

    Why does Bain send more to PE every year than the other 2 firms? Is it just that more consultants at Bain want to move over or do PE firms want to specifically target Bain consultants because of their experience? I know they have their PEG rotation, but w ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:00pm -

  53. Recruiting: Case Interview Nuts Group on Skype

    Do you have a case interview coming up soon? Are you looking for case practice partners? Are you tired being practicing with the same partner? Do you want to check out case interview skills with someone completely new to you? Do you have a case interview ...

    27 comments - 4 silver bananas - Jan 17 2012 - 1:37pm -

  54. Summer at BB a struggle, FT consulting chances?

    Bulge Bracket Bank mbb ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 2 2016 - 12:27pm -

  55. Post-MBA Consulting

    Hey guys, I've got a question about consulting. I've always been interested in strategy consulting but have been deterred by the work/life balance that the career entails. I am starting a career in corporate finance at a F500 in June and will be ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 7 2012 - 8:22pm -

  56. Current MBB Summer Analyst, Destroy My Resume for September Recruiting

    For upcoming fall recruiting. Go ahead, I can take it all. Tear it apart and rip it to shreds mbb summer analyst recruiting ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 19 2015 - 7:10am -

  57. One Cold Email to Change Your Life (Result right here)

    For those needing a bit of inspiration: How I passed an internship offer for top 10 strategy consulting to my best friend, who had been looking for a job for 2 years. People involved: SENIOR MD in charge of country's group, who forwarded my email. BE ...

    23 comments - 3 silver bananas - Dec 1 2010 - 1:40am -

  58. What is each of MBB good at?

    What's up. So I'm just wondering, which industries are each of MBB good at? I remember reading that McKinsey is the best at education and technology industries, and Bain is the best at private equity. Who's the best at financial services, m ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 14 2014 - 12:20pm -

  59. MBB Cross Movement

    Hi all, I was just wondering if anyone knew what movement between MBB firms was like- and more specifically, thoughts on the following things: 1) Moving from a summer internship at one MBB to another MBB for full time. Is it hard to do and are your chance ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 19 2017 - 1:26am -

  60. Venture Capital vs MBB

    Which would be the better choice coming out of undergrad? In terms of someone who isn't 100% sure where his career is headed, so exit ops and career prospects. venture capital Bain McKinsey mbb ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 24 2016 - 2:57pm -

  61. MBB vs. $125,000

    I've been offered an MBB position out of undergrad (all in comp probably around $90,000) Alternatively, I also have an offer straight to a post MBA-level industry position (F500 company) paying about $125,000 What should I take (esp. in regards to ex ...

    24 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jan 31 2011 - 7:52pm -

  62. 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 - Jul 30 2015 - 10:31am -

  63. MBB travel policy

    i saw the other thread on laptops/bberries and decided to ask something ive been thinking about-- what's the MBB policy on travel and hotels? i heard (but only informally) at sell weekend that it's first class for flights > 1.5 hrs. can anyon ...

    20 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 3 2014 - 1:10pm -

  64. Differentiating MBB

    What are the differences between McKinsey / Bain / BCG in terms of day to day experience? I've done a search but have mostly found information about exit ops, whereas I'm looking for details on work/life, amount of choice on type of projects, mo ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2009 - 11:12pm -

  65. 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 -

  66. MBB Exit opps to Law School?

    Hey guys, I was wondering if anyone had any ideas about how MBB for entry-level (undergrads) places into law schools. I can imagine that McKinsey might place higher because it has a higher reputation/emphasis on government work, but I haven't seen a ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 30 2011 - 10:54pm -

  67. If you don't get into MBB there's no point in doing consulting...

    I've heard this tossed around this forum quite a few times. I just want to hear some opinions about it. mbb ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 9 2015 - 7:35pm -

  68. What are my chances at MBB/other top firms?

    Hi everyone, I'm a senior in undergrad looking to hopefully get into a top-tier consulting firm as an analyst next year after I graduate. My junior internship was done at a law firm, as I had previously wanted to go to law school after undergrad, but ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 14 2010 - 8:41am -

  69. First Year 2014 Salaries-MBB, OW, Deloitte, PwC, Booz, ATK, LEK

    Summer internships and full time recruiting have long been done. What are the post-undergrad and post-MBA salaries looking like this year? Easy format to fill as much as you may like.: Company: Level: (Post-Grad School or Post-Undergrad) Base: Bonus: Sign ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2013 - 1:43pm -

  70. Missed Bain Resume Deadline... Any advice?

    I'm an idiot. I marked the Bain resume drop for my campus on my calendar as Oct. 31st, not Oct. 21st. I know one person there, but he's a first year and it's not really a strong enough connection to ask him to intervene on my behalf. I emai ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 24 2012 - 9:33pm -

  71. McKinsey-bound?

    mbb deloitte HYP ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2015 - 1:09am -

  72. I wanted an MBB and all I got was this GS/MS/JP

    As my junior SA stint at a top U.S. bank draws to a close, I'm reflecting on where I was in January. At that point, I had a beautiful conditionally-formatted Excel of about 50 applications I had submitted, with preference indexes and all sorts of ner ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 22 2011 - 1:08am -

  73. 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 -

  74. Worth interviewing with BCG after McKinsey offer?

    Title says it all, what are your thoughts? consulting offer mbb McKinsey BCG McK ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 19 2011 - 12:05pm -

  75. How to maximize my chances of MBB interviews?

    Hi, My goal after college is to get a job at an MBB. I understand that my resume will only get me an interview, and once I have a first round it's completely up to me to secure the job. So I'd very much like to hear any suggestions you guys have ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:02pm -

  76. 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 -

  77. Worth re-recruiting from Deloitte to MBB?

    I'm currently an undergrad at a target school(non-ivy) for top tier consulting firms(MBB, Deloitte, etc. whoever else you want to say). I had two final round interviews for MBB for the internship this summer, but did not get them. I did however get o ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Mar 26 2019 - 1:11pm -

  78. What do these major-GPA combos tell you?

    Say you' re a MBB recruiter. You're looking at candidates from a target school for interviews. What are your initial thoughts at each one? I just want to see all of your thoughts, all feedback is appreciated. International Relations major with a ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2011 - 7:48am -

  79. This firm...what do you know?

    As some of you know, I got laid off this week. Out of the blue and quite ridiculous but its in the past now. I networked a little and have been getting in touch with some people. My brother's brother-in-law is a principle at BCG and he provided me wi ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 21 2014 - 9:58am -

  80. McKinsey Online Assessment

    Hey everyone, I was lucky enough to make it past McKinsey's resume screen for a summer business analyst position and now I have to take an online assessment. It doesn't seem like the typical PST because it is made up of a 45 minute verbal reason ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 26 2016 - 5:31pm -

  81. Is Accenture Really the Kiss of Death?

    I'm a junior at a target school, hoping to work for MBB after graduation. Interviewed with all of them this year (second rounds for some) but ultimately didn't receive an offer, so now I'm looking at other options. I've been poking aro ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 28 2016 - 4:00am -

  82. Office location for Energy practice at MBB and other consulting firms

    Hello All, Which offices at the top Strategy Consulting Firms, i.e. MBB, Booz, Deloitte Strategy, Monitor, etc. are heavy on Energy related Engagements. I heard that Houston offices are geared more towards Energy, is this through, where else? do you know ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 30 2011 - 1:46pm -

  83. BB FIG vs MBB for PE+HF

    Hi guys, What would you take as a first job to secure a good position at a top PE / HF two years down the road, BB FIG or MBB? The BB is good but not GS. I have some IB and Buyside internships and I DO care about the lifestyle;). Thanks ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 29 2011 - 9:21pm -

  84. Those who got MBB offers: How many live cases did you do?

    for people who got McKinsey, bain, or BCG offers, how many live cases did you do to prepare? mbb ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 15 2012 - 3:31pm -

  85. Kellogg or Columbia for MBB (unconventional background)

    I come from an unconventional background (architecture) and would like to get into MBB. I am deciding between Columbia and Kellogg. I am from New York and prefer to stay in New York after MBA. That said, I feel Kellogg would give me a better shot of getti ...

    6 comments - 2 silver bananas - Feb 4 2019 - 6:20pm -

  86. Resumes are a Big Factor in getting the interview....

    Hey All I've been hearing flawless resume=greater chances of securing interviews. I've been networking like crazy...but I still am needing feedback on this front.... I've been working on trying to get my resume perfect for upcoming MBB + re ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 21 2011 - 3:23pm -

  87. 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 -

  88. MBB exit opportunities for those with non-MBA masters?

    Hey all, I'll be at MBB in a few months. I have a soft econ-related MA from an Ivy and don't have a business background at all. My prior work experience is entirely in nonprofits/foundations. Considering this, would my exit opportunities be subs ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2013 - 7:01pm -

  89. First Day Dress Code

    What should one wear for the first day of their internship at MBB (not in NYC)? mbb ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 25 2011 - 4:16pm -

  90. Private Equity Operating Partners v General Partners

    General Partners are the PE guys who make the investment decisions, operating partners are the guys who go into the portfolio companies and make all of the strategic decisions- think KKR Capstone. From my understanding operating partners are often ex MBB ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 30 2015 - 10:36am -

  91. Case interview practice buddy- chicago!

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  92. If you don't get into MBB out of college, what do you do?

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  93. Can I apply to MBB after top MBA few years work experience?

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  94. Is there a term for "Bulge Bracket" consulting firms?

    Is there a term for the top 5 global / largest firms? Not necessarily MBB, but including booz and others. Looking for something analgous to "Bulge Bracket" in banking Thanks mbb ...

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  95. 4 Months in a F500 Consulting Firm, But I Need to Move For Personal Reasons. What do I do?

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  96. Best offices of MBB?

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  97. Surprising MBA Study

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  98. Exit Opportunities for Systems Integration Consulting

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  99. Target universities for top London consulting firms?

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    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - Apr 27 2018 - 12:41pm -

  100. Lifestyle of entry-level consultant (associates)

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  101. BB-> MBB: What Level?

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