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  2. 2016 APD/ADC MBB Full Time Recruiting Updates

    Hey guys, Thought I'd start another thread for those of us APDs/ADCs (read: spent too many years in school) who are applying for full time positions either earlier this year in the Spring (BCG) or now during the Summer. Let's try to provide suff ...

    860 comments - 40 silver bananas - Jan 1 2017 - 11:00am -

  3. What Does It Take to Get a Job at McKinsey?

    McKinsey is interviewing at my school, and I was hoping to get a feel for my shot at an interview. I've previously gotten first rounds w/ Bain and BCG, but I hear McKinsey is more selective than even them. I was a summer analyst at MS, and I did get ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 4:06pm -

  4. Choosing between McKinsey, Bain, and BCG?

    In deciding between MBB, would you guys offer any insights about differences between the three firms or things to think about while making a decision? All three offers are from the same city. McKinsey vs Bain vs BCG If you've worked hard enough to se ...

    138 comments - 4 silver bananas - Nov 18 2017 - 12:13am -

  5. 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 -

  6. 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 -

  7. 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 -

  8. Vault Rankings Discussion Thread: Thoughts?

    Just wondering your thoughts on the vault rankings of consulting firms. The 2016 Rankings just came out. Notable moves include AT Kearney moving up and Strategy& moving down. Thoughts? Here is the complete ranking. Strategy& McKinsey ...

    63 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 31 2017 - 9:04pm -

  9. Do I have a shot at Mckinsey?

    Hi all, I want to get some realistic perspective on my chances of getting an interview with McKinsey. I am a MBA grad from a non-target b-school with decent GPA (3.7 and 710 GMAT) and graduated 3 years ago. Since MBA I have worked with two major firms (bo ...

    37 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:33pm -

  10. McKinsey Problem Solving Test

    I managed to work my way into getting a interview at McKinsey. I've been scheduled an interview along with a problem solving test next week. I was wondering what the best way to prepare for this is. Any sites I should know? Are there sample tests aro ...

    165 comments - 4 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:17pm -

  11. Disney Corporate Strategy vs. McK/BCG/Bain

    I'm new to this forum (in the posting sense- been reading it for a while), and was hoping I could get some advice. I have a friend that just got a job at Disney's Corp Strategy group and seems pretty excited about it. I have been pretty interest ...

    34 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 4:13pm -

  12. 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 -

  13. Interning in London: BCG vs. McKinsey

    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 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 28 2018 - 9:58pm -

  14. 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 -

  15. McKinsey vs Goldman Sachs- which has better brand recognition?

    I'm curious- McKinsey vs Goldman Sachs- which has better brand recognition? For the average Joe (non business/finance people) 1. In USA 2. In Europe 3. In Asia My impression is that in Europe (except for the UK), McKinsey has better recognition, whil ...

    13 comments - 2 silver bananas - Sep 8 2018 - 10:12pm -

  16. Former McKinsey Director acquires 1.3Billion Net Worth in 6 years

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  17. 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 -

  18. 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 -

  19. McKinsey Partner Salary

    Just out of curiosity: what is the all-in comp for a Director (=Senior Partner) at McK? Also, what does a Junior Partner (=Principal) make? Anyone have confirmed numbers? Cheers compensation McKinsey McK ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 25 2018 - 11:12pm -

  20. Breaking into Consulting--How To's

    Recently I've been trying to break into consulting. I studied the sciences in college in pursuit of medical school and after careful consideration now want to go into healthcare management--for the obvious cost/benefits. I want to get into consulting ...

    82 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 6 2011 - 8:58pm -

  21. Why do / don't you want to work for McK in Dubai? Hiring pratices?

    I'm interviewing with McK in Dubai in two weeks. Why would you want to work in Dubai? Why wouldn't you? Do you think there are higher chances for an Arabic-speaking Top 5 Uni grad in Dubai than in domestic offices? I'm applying for the BA p ...

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

  22. Bain vs McKinsey?? which is the better place to start?

    Hi everyone, I have offers from both the Bain and McK offices in London. At the moment, I don't know precisely what I'd like to do in a few years time. I'm thinking I'd like to stay in consulting and work my way towards Partner. This m ...

    33 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:17pm -

  23. McKinsey BA vs Deloitte BTA

    Which of these is better for a summer internship? I like technology, so maybe BTA is better for me. What do you think? McKinsey deloitte ...

    67 comments - 1 silver bananas - Apr 22 2010 - 2:27pm -

  24. Former McKinsey manager, taking questions

    Glad to talk about my role at McKinsey or the case interview process- post your questions McKCaseInterview's blog consulting McKinsey case interviews consulting mckinsey APD ...

    23 comments - 1 silver bananas - Aug 13 2014 - 11:00pm -

  25. 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 -

  26. Choosing between MBB

    Received an offer from all three companies. I know the general differences between the firms, but is one better specifically for those who just finished undergrad? McKinsey Bain BCG ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 25 2015 - 5:59pm -

  27. McKinsey First Round Interview Feedback

    I had my McKinsey screening interview today and I received a mail from a recruiter asking me for time to discuss my interview feedback tomorrow? specifically the mail asked for a "quick call with you tomorrow to discuss how the interview went" W ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 3 2018 - 8:41pm -

  28. McKinsey PEI questions?

    Hello, I had first rounds at McKinsey last week. Made it through but I think my PEI answers were the weak point. Although I knew that would go in depth I wasn't really prepared for how much and I had to spend way too much time thinking and trying to ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 15 2018 - 2:13pm -

  29. Which Are the Best US McKinsey Offices

    Hey Guys, Which are the best US McKinsey offices in terms of prestige and experience (perhaps even size)? Particularly the Marketing and Sales Practice offices? Furthermore, How do San Fran, New York and Chicago compare? Thanks. consulting McKinsey USA no ...

    26 comments - 0 silver bananas - Mar 29 2017 - 3:50pm -

  30. Why is McKinsey's Sophomore Diversity Leaders Internship only open to students at Harvard, Yale, Penn and Duke?

    http://www.mckinsey.com/Careers/Apply/University_r... This restriction seems kind of random. Does anyone know if they are strict about it or have plans to apply anyway if not from one of the aforementioned schools? Also, does McK offer any other networkin ...

    39 comments - 1 silver bananas - Oct 26 2011 - 11:01pm -

  31. 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 -

  32. HS Senior Received internship offers from McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, BOA and Navigant

    Hi, I am a high school senior who received internship offers from McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and Navigant Capital Advisors (through family connections). Which one should I choose? My current rank is in this order: McKinsey, Goldman, NCA, BOA ...

    46 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2009 - 5:46pm -

  33. Exit opportunities: Google vs. McKinsey

    So I just graduated from undergrad and accepted an offer to work at Google, in their Dedicated Client Services division (it's like account management with their big advertising clients)... And Google from what I've heard, read, seen and the reac ...

    41 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jun 7 2010 - 2:41pm -

  34. McKinsey Office Locations

    Hi everyone! I'm a summer associate at a competitor firm (Bain/BCG), and am thinking about switching to McKinsey once full-time begins. I'm just trying to get a little bit more information to use as I prioritize my location preferences in the ap ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 7 2013 - 3:02am -

  35. Guys please help to choose: Mckinsey/Moelis/UBS/PE Fund (Ex Lehman Fund) ALL FOR LONDON!

    Hey guys! I need to make a quick choice in 1~2 weeks and I would like to hear your sincere advice on this. All the positions are for London. Some thought from my side: Mck: Pros: Best brand name, wider exposure (both corporate finance and strategic consul ...

    33 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 22 2010 - 1:02pm -

  36. BCG offer, take it or ask interview at McKinsey

    Hey guys, I just got an offer at BCG and was wondering if I should just take it or ask an interview at McKinsey. BCG was my first interview, so I got a 100% score out of it, but as everybody always says McKinsey has more prestige I was wondering if it is ...

    22 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 1 2014 - 5:38am -

  37. McKinsey vs. Google Summer Intern?

    My friend (MBA in an Ivy school) recently got summer intern offer in Google and McKinsey. She's happy with either choice and want me to post a thread here asking WSO people which offer will you take and which ones look better on your resume with your ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 22 2018 - 2:31pm -

  38. Advice on consulting- Anyone familiar with the implications and uses?

    - Bain McKinsey BCG deloitte ...

    21 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 16 2015 - 5:58pm -

  39. Private Equity Focused Consulting Firms?

    Other than Bain, McKinsey and L.E.K, are there any other consulting firms out there that focus on Privet Equity clients? private equity consulting Bain McKinsey LEK ...

    27 comments - 1 silver bananas - Jul 30 2010 - 5:04am -

  40. McKinsey or Goldman Sachs Capital Partners

    I have just finished my masters degree in finance and choose b/w an offer from McKinsey and Goldman Sachs PIA (Capital Partners) in London? I have a strong interest in private equity but also consider an industrial career attractive. What is the preferred ...

    16 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 7:00pm -

  41. 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 -

  42. Taking time off to do an internship at McKinsey?

    I am a sophomore at HYP, international. Have a 3.4 which is probably going to go down after this semester. I wanted to do consulting at MBB(Hoping for San Francisco) and I recently got an offer to work on a 5-month project in an international office for M ...

    7 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 8 2019 - 12:41pm -

  43. Wearing designer glasses as a entry-level analyst

    What do people think about a newly entering analyst wearing designer glasses (e.g., D&G, Prada, etc.)? Would it be considered douchy or would no one care? analyst Bain McKinsey BCG Glasses ...

    24 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 14 2011 - 11:15pm -

  44. 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 -

  45. College decision advice

    I am a high school who has wanted to work for McKinsey for many years. I am trying to decide Williams and UChicago for college and I would appreciate any information on which consulting firms and investments banks on the east coast look most favorably upo ...

    25 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 28 2010 - 9:19pm -

  46. First Round Case Interviews with McKinsey and Bain

    Hey guys, I am a senior at a Public University which I think is a target and I have just found out that I got a first round at McKinsey and another at Bain and another at Accenture. I have recently started practicing cases- maybe 10 in total- and I am rea ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 30 2015 - 11:40pm -

  47. 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 -

  48. What is the likelihood of getting a McKinsey offer after an unusual interview with senior level partner

    I am at a non-target (for MBB)school in the US but have prior strategy consulting experience. I have been granted interviews by all three- MBB, through a mix of cold emails to partners, alumni (at MBB) outreach and by directly writing to the recruiter. In ...

    9 comments - 2 silver bananas - May 22 2018 - 2:11am -

  49. Getting into McKinsey BTO?

    Hey guys! I'm wondering what is optimal profile for getting into McKinsey BTO (Business Technology Office) right out of college? Let me explain: I live in Central Europe, have a bachelor's in Electrical Engineering (lot of ICT subjects, ERP impl ...

    14 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 5 2017 - 12:02pm -

  50. 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 -

  51. MBB in Asia vs BB Structuring in London vs Everything else

    I'm a senior in a top school in Asia graduating in 2016. I've grinded through school, networked like crazy and completed internships in consulting, VC and Asset Management. I have an MBB offer in Asia (think Singapore/KL/HK) and a BB Equity Stru ...

    13 comments - 1 silver bananas - Nov 29 2015 - 4:05am -

  52. Drug Testing at MBB Firms

    So, here's a question that I've really been trying to find an answer for, but I still haven't come across anything even close to conclusive... Do McKinsey /Bain/ BCG drug test? Obviously, if someone is a total pot head, they shouldn't ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 18 2016 - 1:14pm -

  53. What's the best consulting interview prep book for McKinsey

    I have a first round phone interview, but I've only done banking interviews thus far. What can I expect and what is the best guide book to get in order to help me prepare?? Anyone ever used the WSO one? I used the M&I one for banking and it was g ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 5 2010 - 7:02pm -

  54. Deciding between offers- Trying to figure out summer associate plans

    New monkey here trying to figure out summer associate plans- in process at a few places and trying to weigh UBS LA, CS SF Tech, Moelis LA, McKinsey, BCG. feeling good right now, but not sure how to evaluate these. I really liked the folks across the firms ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 19 2016 - 10:24pm -

  55. This guy quit his job at McKinsey to pursue a Wharton MBA... and a hip-hop career

    Hip hop artist Clyde Kelly Atkins (stage name is Clyde Kelly) quit his job at McKinsey so he would have more free time to pursue his music career and obtain a Wharton MBA at the same time. "You don't have anyone in your life that you sort of see ...

    10 comments - 3 silver bananas - May 25 2017 - 3:06pm -

  56. McKinsey Office Amenities

    Which offices have the nicest digs? I'm assuming the big ones would have an advantage here, but between NY /NJ, Chicago, SF/Silicon Valley who has a gym, gourmet cafeteria, etc. And info about other non-firm standard perks would be great too. consult ...

    18 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 24 2011 - 1:36pm -

  57. High School Senior- internship offers from McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, BOA and Navigant

    Hi, I am a high school senior who received internship offers from McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America and Navigant Capital Advisors (through family connections). Which one should I choose? My current rank is in this order: McKinsey, Goldman, NCA, BOA ...

    19 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 20 2009 - 5:27pm -

  58. How is McKinsey corporate finance different from IBD?

    Check out the description- sounds exactly like IBD to me (it's not even cultural integration or strategy, they specifically mention due diligence, valuation, negotiations with bidders/targets on value, etc.) http://corporatefinance.McKinsey.com/about ...

    17 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 27 2011 - 9:59pm -

  59. What are my chances of getting an offer from McKinsey or Bain?

    I'm going to be applying for an consulting internship soon. I have a 3.65 GPA as a Chemistry major at Georgetown University. I hold leadership positions in a couple clubs (ex. the investment fund) as well. I know this is not nearly enough information ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 23 2014 - 12:34am -

  60. 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 -

  61. MBB vs Fundamental Investing Asset Manager: Learning, Pitfalls and Exit Ops

    How do you view an MBB analyst program vs an investment analyst at an asset manager for a Pre-MBA candidate? Specifically, experience at a value investing shop managing close to $3Bn vs a vanilla MBB analyst gig. On the face of it, MBB has the edge with b ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 29 2015 - 10:03am -

  62. 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 ...

    9 comments - 9 silver bananas - Dec 1 2016 - 9:00pm -

  63. McKinsey vs. Cornerstone

    Hi All! I'm trying to decide between economic consulting (offers from Cornerstone and Analysis Group) and management consulting (offer from OW, currently interviewing with BCG, final rounds with McKinsey). Any insight on projects, lifestyle, exit opp ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Oct 21 2014 - 12:52pm -

  64. Google PM vs Mckinsey BTO

    I recently graduated with a PhD (in EE) and I was fortunate to get two wonderful job offers. I am currently torn between taking a position as a Product Manager at Google or an Associate at McKinsey Business Technology. I would eventually like to start my ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 27 2010 - 9:52pm -

  65. Offer from Mckinsey vs banking offer

    Help! I am in a serious dilemma of choosing between the following: McKinsey offer (General Junior associate) and a local bank offer in structured products sales/structuring. My goal is to get into top business school in US H/W/S and then IB & S&T ...

    15 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2010 - 12:41pm -

  66. BCG/McKinsey research position vs. Google business associate

    A close friend was recently offered employments for a senior research analyst McKinsey, a research associate at BCG, and a Google associate position for Business Operations and Strategy. Salaries + compensations are pretty much the same across all three c ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2013 - 4:45am -

  67. McKinsey or Bernstein Equity Research?

    Hey guys, I have an offer from McKinsey and Bernstein Equity Research. I am not really sure about which one to take. I think both are quite interesting for me. I am a fresh undergrad so I want more professional advice. What are the exit opportunities? Tha ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 22 2018 - 7:00pm -

  68. choose between GS, McK and Deutsche offers

    Hi, all Sincerely appreciate any advice on the following... I am in a very fortunate dilemma (1) Goldman Sachs- Associate, IBD (2) Deutsche- AVP, Private Equity (3) McKinsey- Associate, Private Equity Practice which one to pick or turn down? Thanks in adv ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 13 2010 - 3:13am -

  69. Why am I getting interviewed?

    I have an interview tomorrow with a top global strategy consulting firm not MBB but just below them, all of the employees I have researched have their degrees from Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, Oxford, etc. I am in a top 20 business school with a double ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 21 2010 - 6:05pm -

  70. was i 100% rejected?

    i just got this: "Thank you for your interest in discussing career opportunities with McKinsey & Company. We have reviewed your background and are impressed by your accomplishments. At the present time, however, we do not have a position availabl ...

    13 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 14 2009 - 5:09pm -

  71. MBB salary changed based on local rate/pay?

    Let's say you are newly hired MBA graduates of MBB with a salary of $135,000 in USA, and after one year of work at MBB, you decided to move to your MBB office in Europe (Paris or Berline for example). My question is: will your salary in the new Europ ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 14 2013 - 6:46pm -

  72. Pls help: M&A or McK CF for getting in IBD?

    Currently working in a M&A house (not ibank) as Associate and got an offer for McK CF Associate. Since I'm looking to move to BB /2nd tier IBD Associate and wondering which path will give me a higher chance. (p.s. I don't have an MBA but 2-3 ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 16 2010 - 11:45am -

  73. McKinsey BTO or Accenture

    Hi, I have an offer from McK BTO and Accenture Strategy Practice. I am trying to determine which one will be a better option for me. I have a significant amount of experience in IT, and have been trying to get more into strategy. Does BTO restrict me from ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2010 - 2:36am -

  74. MBB from HLS?

    Considering going to Harvard Law School, but fairly sure I don't really want to work in law. I know McKinsey hires out of there, but is anyone aware of how the process works, e.g. how important grades are once there, if there is a hard cap on # of th ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 17 2014 - 11:55am -

  75. Just bombed an interview...

    I'm interviewing for an experienced hire position at McKinsey and just had the one hour case prep over the phone. And I got fucking destroyed. A little background... I'm currently an engineer, graduated in 2008, and applied sometime in June. Hea ...

    12 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 8 2010 - 3:26pm -

  76. Don't these McKinsey/BCG/Bain guys have shit to do? Wtf

    Around 2PM when I have my lunch every day, I briefly check Facebook and scroll down my newsfeed....and every time it's FILLED with 5-20 posts (all from one guy) who I went to school with who's working at McKinsey as first year analyst and he ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 1 2010 - 1:43pm -

  77. McKinsey Career Concerns

    I am in the process of recruiting with McKinsey in the Middle East. My referral, who I am close family friends with and who's worked there for three years- he is also family friends with the partner at the office- assured me that he can get me an int ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Sep 3 2014 - 6:02pm -

  78. McKinsey Interview and Other Questions

    McKinsey 's first round interviews claim that I have a 1-hour multiple choice problem solving test. I was wondering if any of you have experiences with this and, if so, how difficult it was. What sort of materials were covered? Also, when I applied t ...

    11 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 5 2009 - 8:53pm -

  79. McKinsey Round 1 interviews

    Hi, I was a postdoctoral fellow in pharma/drug development and will be doing round 1 interviews with McKinsey next week. Could I get pointers on what to expect in the problem solving component and any other relevant areas? Thanks. McKinsey McKinsey Interv ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 12 2011 - 1:21am -

  80. Is it possible to go to HBS after 2 years?

    How much harder is it to go to business school after 2 years as opposed to three for top schools H/S? What about for Wharton, Kellog, MIT, Columbia? Would it be possible for me? (I would rather not take a third year in some senior analyst role at another ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jul 17 2011 - 2:45am -

  81. McK Operations Senior Analyst

    Looking at the McKinsey Operations Senior Analyst track, I'm a bit confused. They require 2+ years experience and prefer a master's degree. The role is 2-3 years then direct to associate. Why would anyone with 2-4 years experience and a master&# ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 2 2011 - 12:02am -

  82. McKinsey First Round VS Second Round

    Can anyone comment on the main differences between McKinsey 's First Round and Second Round? I just finished their 1st round and as expected the case was very structured, in the sense that the interviewer was driving the case by asking a set of 5-6 s ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Nov 15 2010 - 3:22pm -

  83. APD candidates in McK, Bain, BCG?

    Anyone know anyone with an advance professional degree (MD, JD, PhD, etc) at MBB? It seems like those 3 are the only firms that actively hire APD candidates, and start them out at most-MBA associate level. How many of these APD people are hired, usually? ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - May 10 2010 - 10:18am -

  84. MBB locations & Presitge

    Do different offices carry different prestige? For example, does McKinsey in Dallas have as much cache as in Boston on a resume for B-School? McKinsey ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Dec 16 2009 - 10:44am -

  85. MBB- Apply for Associate Consultant, or Consultant? Profile Evaluation

    This got long quickly, sorry- abbreviated stats at the bottom I'm a little unsure if I could apply for Associate Consultant, or Consultant. My work hasn't been the most quant-heavy, but I'm leaning toward consultant. I'm a 3rd party Pr ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jan 10 2013 - 12:33pm -

  86. McKinsey Off-Cycle

    Does anyone know if its possible to land an off-cycle internship/relationship hire with McKinsey? McKinsey McKinsey and Co Salary ...

    7 comments - 0 silver bananas - Apr 12 2019 - 3:25pm -

  87. Banking vs Consulting Internship for McKinsey

    I was wondering what everyone's thoughts are on the following: So let's say I want to work at McK/ BCG full time and it's not happening this year- was totally unprepared for cases and what not. I have a IBD BB internship my sophomore summer ...

    10 comments - 0 silver bananas - Feb 5 2009 - 3:52am -

  88. People I'd Never Hire-- Psycho PM (LOL)

    We had mamamia post the same topic about Accenture vs. Roland Berger 3-4 times. He'd post, we'd give him feedback; he'd delete the topics over and over again, then ask the question again. Like he didn't want to hear what we said. So, I ...

    9 comments - 1 silver bananas - Dec 9 2011 - 4:13pm -

  89. Please, destroy my resume!

    Hello fellow monkeys, I'm currently preparing for FT recruitment this fall in Europe. I'm aiming for MBB + 2nd tier consulting firms. To give you some background information, I go to a target university in Europe and my recent internship was wit ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Aug 5 2011 - 2:55pm -

  90. McK Oil and Gas Interview

    I'm coming from a rather unconventional background for consulting (Masters in International Affairs) and am going into my second round interview (first round was over the phone) with McKinsey 's Oil and Gas Division (I study energy security and ...

    9 comments - 0 silver bananas - Jun 5 2011 - 7:49am -

  91. MBB West Coast Offices

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