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Have an interview with Boston Consulting Group coming up. I can’t find anything about how the firm does performance management. Any insights? And when does it matter to have a solid biz development pi… more

Hi, i have my first round of interview with BCG in a week. Any tips on what to expect?

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First ever case interview soon, do we normally do the arithmetic/calculations on a separate scratch paper? Any tips for keeping my page organized, specifically for math?

Finished my MBA, which MBB office should i target? Hong Kong/Singapore or Amsterdam/London?

Hi, Anybody from the Bain & Company Enterprise Tech Delivery Practice in the US South offices willing to chat. I am seeing few openings and interested in learning your perspective. I have 10 YOE … more

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what is typical progression after BA at McK? SBA? I've seen some EMs and Associates

Do you ever have to sign NDAs when onboarding to a new clients project?

For stem Ph.D. folks who were on a student’s visa and got into MBB right after graduation, how did you prove that the work you’d be doing as a consultant was related to your degree in order to get your OPT approved?

Did you get any help from your company? Any advice/tips would be appreciated.
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I have prior experience in T2 consulting and am at an M7 MBA. Spent the summer in tech and don’t enjoy it, want to recruit full time for MBB. Would resume dropping be enough since I have prior experie… more

How long does it generally take to hear back after doing the McKinsey Solve? I did it almost a month and a half ago now and still havent heard back. My application status says its still in progress. I… more

Currently an IB analyst at a strong group. Work is okay and compensation is amazing but I want to go back into consulting. Any tips? I was thinking to leverage my network (since a lot of them are in c… more

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Currently an EM at Monitor Deloitte. Interviewed at 2 of the MBBs in late 2022, when I was an SC. Made it to the final rounds but didn't get the offer. For Canadian offices.
I would like to try recruiting again later this year. Would that be prudent? Is the worst of it over? Am open to apply… more

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Anyone entertain a move from MBB to something more technical like Accenture? Would love to get experience that would lend itself to PM roles and this doesn’t seem to be cutting it, but not sure if tha… more

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Has anyone ever created a site where MBB consultants can provide mentorship for small business / entrepreneurs / early stage startups?
I think (1) we have a pretty big understanding of how big companie… more

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Considering moving to MBB and doing PhD alongside. Keeping in mind the latter how is work-life balance in German offices now? Is a 50-55h workweek still a thing?

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How have you all approach LORs in the past when you’ve hopped across several short projects?

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I noticed a few people posted that recruiters from MBB reached out to them. I am curious to know what makes these individuals' profiles so attractive that MBB is reaching out to them rather than the other way around. Are they super active on LinkedIn, or do they have strong references at MBB? Wha… more

Can I start my MBB job after graduation but before degree conferral?
I am going to finish the requirements for my PhD program (and receive a letter to confirm that) and leave my school at the end of Dec. But I jus… more

Was reached out to by a recruiter from an MBB after being rejected a couple months ago asking if I was still keen…would the first call with him be a full interview or just to discuss the process and g… more

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Are all the MBBs done with the worst of the talent/resource shedding viz a vie concerns/CTLd? For those intending to join one of the MBBs, are things back to normal?

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Does BCG do reviews every 6 months like Mck?

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What's the one tool or hack that has significantly increased your productivity as a consultant?

Any other MBA students preparing for MBB full time early interviews? Looking for case partners since everyone has a busy summer!

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Hey all! I’m prepping for MBB interviews. Does your company still ask back of the envelope market sizing questions? (e.g., What is the size of the energy drinks market in Asia?)

Hi all! Anyone working at Boston Consulting Group willing to put in a referral in on my behalf? Made it to a 2nd round interview 1.5 years ago and would love to give it a try again. Happy to provide m… more

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what has happened at BCG? why i hear these jokes "is BCG even a thing anymore?")

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How do you find out which offices have open spots? I am flexible about which city to apply to, and would like to prioritize the ones that are actually hiring

What’s the staffing process like at your MBB? At McKinsey AUO our staffing team is useless and has no say in the matter which is frustrating because unless you are part of a clique you’re are not gett… more

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For MBA internship recruiting networking, do we need to make it to an EM/Principal to be considered seriously for an interview? Would the office recruiter ideally know who we are?

T-minus ~2 hours until my online casey with BCG. Praying it goes well 🙏🥹

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What are thoughts on ex-McKinsey applying to AC role at Bain? (Left McKinsey bc no work/too much beach/unsupportive network). Could I expect better at Bain? Worth the switch?

Is BCG Nashville accepting experienced hire applications?

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Bain & Company, what is the staffing strategy for all these individuals you’ve spent the last couple years staffing in your “founders studios”?

I’ve seen Bain roles for this (primarily IT) team/org… more

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Would love to hear people’s thoughts on joining corporate strategy (large institution such as insurance or banks) from MBB, is it better WLB but less comp growth potential? What are other pros/ cons?

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