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Ladder at Deloitte: Analyst (~2 years) Consultant (2-3 years) Sr. Consultant (3-4 years) Manager (3-4 years, rearly 5) Sr. Man… more

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New BCG pay bands: New Associates: 90->100K base (116-126K TC) New Consultants: 165->175K base (207-230K TC)

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In your opinion, what are the top 5 most prestigious consulting firms in the world? Obviously MBB is top three, but who do you guys have in the 4 and 5 spots? McKinsey & Company Bain & Co… more

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HELP! I just got a BCG consultant offer. PwC paid for my MBA. I still need to work here for 3 more years before not owing any of it back (currently would have to pay 100% of it if I left). Is the move… more

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Here is my take on every major global firm as Harry Potter characters: McKinsey - Tom Riddle BCG - Albus Dumbledore Bain - Cedric Diggory LEK - Draco Malfoy Strategy& - Minerva McGonagall Parthen… more

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As sad as some of the anti-vax comments I’ve read on this app are, it does give me solace that my stereotyping of intelligence by company is in fact pretty accurate. Haven’t seen a whole lot of “my b… more

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BCG Final Round Decision - Down-leveled to consultant from project leader. I am a Senior Manager at PwC and recently interviewed for Digital BCG. I am 28 years old and I rose very quickly within the f… more

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Six consultants meet at a bar for the first time. Deloitte says: I am Deloitted to meet you. Fill in the blanks…. … more

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Interviewing at this startup (seems like my dream company tbh) and I get the feeling that they either don't know or understand BCG or it's standing. How do I make them understand how top-tier/… more

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Senior Consultant Accenture vs BCG associate? 140k Accenture vs. 100k base at BCG. BCG is super prestigious, but is it worth the salary difference and downgraded title?

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To MBB fish, how do you like the people you work with? There’s a stereotype that the MBB culture is cut-throat and people can be unnecessarily aggressive. No offense but most of those I met in social … more

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I will be heading to MBB in a few months. Any advice for how to best prepare for my new role? Any advice on books to read / skills to sharpen before I officially start? Thank you! McKinsey & Comp… more

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BCG is the Deloitte of MBB. Change my mind.

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So with Bain, McKinsey and even now BCG (I’m hearing) vying to acquire ZS, what are the implications for us as ZSers? Top of the food chaining I’m thinking...

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Which MBB firm is better for Black consultants? In terms of culture, advancement, etc. I know things can differ by office/city but would like overall insight McKinsey & Company Bain & Company … more

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Partner Salaries at each Consulting Firm (PwC, Deloitte, Accenture, McKinsey, BCG, Bain) Please share what they are at an entry level partner. And for a mid-level partner, how much can your salary ex… more

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BCG Summer Intern Offer - Was Just Arrested, How Screwed Am I? More details in comments.

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Can any experienced hires at McKinsey & Company or Boston Consulting Group talk about the ramp up and expectations once you… more

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I have offers with Bain (Sr mgr) and BCG (PL2), and will be focusing on their PE practices. I know Bain is the leader in PE work, but having trouble deciding which offer to go for. Biggest factors for… more

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Goal is MBB one day. Have offer for Strategy Manager at Monitor Deloitte (exists in my region) and IB Analyst at Lazard (M&… more

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BCG Platinion is offering 100% what I am making now. But I have another offer from DoorDash that is 30% lower with a good team that I am excited about. How are BCG Platinion's exits? I checked on… more

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Choosing as an undergrad between BCG Bain and McK offers - can you guys help me differentiate? No real industry interests or functional preference, same office, I’ve liked people at each a ton, really… more

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Real talk fam - I am going to start at BCG next month. I cannot for the love of God function without 8 hours of sleep. Am I making a mistake? What can I do to salvage my life? Thanks 🙆🏻‍♀️

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Serious question considering moving to BCG from McK. I like consulting as an industry but it stresses me out that my friends view McK as an evil organization given the press coverage. Is it weird to p… more

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If anyone is considering Bain vs BCG or Bain vs McKinsey... pick BCG or McKinsey. Bain won’t pay you what you’re worth. I wish I had known.

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I just received an offer from McKinsey and I’m not sure how to tell my BCG mentors. Is it bad form to just not mention where you’re going when you leave?

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Are other consulting firms desperate to hire as well like Deloitte is? What’s the atmosphere like? Thin benches? Folks resig… more

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I didn’t realize that if someone is a consultant at McK or BCG, whether or not they’re actually doing strategy work is not clear. There’s groups of you guys? So different tracks and promotion and pay … more

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Someone at BCG told me she’s in “transition”, meaning she is officially looking for other opportunities and BCG allows you to continue working while seeking out new opportunities. Why would anyone wan… more

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