Veteran Bowl

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For all whose previous firm had a very different set of perks...

Do Reservists “rate” Military Discounts? (e.g. at retail stores, restaurants, insurance, phone bill)

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Anyone has done state OCS, which is 18 months long and has any insights to share?

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I am trying to refinance my VA loan, however all of them require ~$12k closing cost for 2.75 rate (either by cash or adding to the loan). Any of you found a way to lower the closing cost?

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Would any veterans currently with consulting firms be willing to do a resume review and if warranted an internship recommendation? Thank you

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Did anyone go to B school right after the military? How did you make that decision? What advice do you have?

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For JMOs at Accenture who were hired in as SA, how long do JMOs usually spend at SA level before promoting to C?

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I flunked out of school and had no options when I joined the army. I hated every second of my time in, and spent all my weekends getting as drunk as possible. Now that I’m out, I graduated with my B… more

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Almost 2 years out of AD, and now thinking about going back to the Reserves to get my TSCI and just cause I miss it. Does anyone have insights on fed consultants’ salary with a TSCI?

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Hey fellow vets, In my second year post-MBA at a strategy focused firm (DD and strategic road mapping; we do up to post-merger integration but very little straight ops work) and starting to look at e… more

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Has anyone participated in Breakline after receiving an MBA? Currently at MBB and they reached out to me. Was curious how helpful it would be for breaking into tech.

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Anyone else feel like after military service you are behind in life? Like civilian peers have advanced into high corporate positions and you’ve just aged and now starting behind?

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Any vets who joined through ACN’s JMO program get laid off? Thankfully none of my buddies did (yet) and hoping it stays that way. Good luck my brothers and sisters

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One thing I notice about a lot of veterans when we get out is that we think we have a monopoly on leadership. On my last project at a large energy provider, I had a manager, an Indian gentleman who ca… more

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Mckinsey fish, do you guys have a somewhat traditional program for military hires? I saw something about a veteran webinar for implementation next week and am curious if there is a “normal path” for v… more

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Anyone know of a reasonably priced way of getting certified scrum master (CSM)? Many of the roles that I want to apply for have it as a requirement.

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I’ve had this conversation with numerous peers; that’s both people I knew from the military who transitioned to consulting, and people I didn’t know in other branches who I’ve worked with. I’d like to… more

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Thoughts on Veteran status and the ongoing corporate layoffs?

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