L.E.K. Consulting Discussions

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My schedule at
L.E.K. Consulting Mon - Wed:
7am - 9am: gym
9am - 11pm: w… more

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Laid off by L.E.K. as a consultant. It was a humbling experience. I feel sort of stuck right now. What should I be thinking about in terms of next steps? If I want to give consulting another go, do I … 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
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Sorting hat thread:
Gryffindor: PwC, BCG, Alix, EY
Slytherin: McK, Deloitte, OW, Booz
Ravenclaw: Bain, Kearney, FTI, LEK
Hufflepuff: KPMG, Accenture, Huron

Thoughts? T… more

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Me and girlfriends are planning a girls trip to Cabo for spring break. I'm also going to be working at full-time at LEK as an associate.

Will it be possible to balance vacation with wo… more

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I finished my top MBA with low GPA (less than 3.0) during the pandemic year. Now I am recruiting for experienced hire and some firms asked for my transcript. Is there any chance that I don’t provide i… more

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I have an offer from Capital One’s Corporate Strategy Group as a Strategy Consulting Associate. This would be coming out of undergrad from a Top 10 Public University. Wondering what the prestige, exit… more

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How does staffing look like at your firm? For example, at Mckinsey you need to network your way to get projects while at Bain “staffers”are in control (My friends at Mckinsey and Bain told me this). I… more

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Do MBB consultants respect T2 consultants (ie, EYP, S&, LEK, OW, etc)?

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Please rank these T2 - Kearney, OW, RB, LEK, S&, A&M, EYP. Which one is the best in terms of benefit, brand name, exit opps, and culture

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For fishes who got promoted beyond Manager level, since when do you know that you can be a good salesperson? I am at late tenure at consultant level and about to become a manager. Many friends jumped … more

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Bain vs. LEK on landing a life sciences investment role exit opportunity in the future? I have heard great things about LEK, also seeing many people exit into LS VC after exiting LEK. Unfamiliar with … more

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Thoughts on strength of LS practices at L.E.K. versus BCG? Does BCG have a stronger LS strategy presence over L.E.K.?

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Which offices in NA are most friendly for LGBT? I am doing business school and considering applying for roles at Seattle, Boston and Dallas. The reason why I am not applying for SF/NYC is that they ar… more

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It’s my understanding that LEK is a better LS shop than ZS. But in terms of interesting projects - which firm has more exciting/cool projects? (leaving this very subjecting on purpose)

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What is the biggest L.E.K. Consulting office with the highest turnover? To optimise the chances

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Hi all,

I am moving to NYC this fall and looking to transition from biotech engineering to consulting. I’ve got a solid resume covering cell&gene therapy, digital transformation, inter… more

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What is your view on Oliver Wyman acquiring Huron's Life Science Strategy practice? A good move? Would it d… more

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How do you do salary expectation discussion with the recruiter? Do you tell the number upfront or do you wait for recruiter to open their cards?? And also how do you dodge you current salary question?… more

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Best Non-MBB comp at the Manager level?

EYP - 200k + 20 bonus
A&M - 140 base + 75% bonus
S& - ?
LEK - ?
OW - ?
ATK - ?

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T2 Fishes, curious to hear why it’s perceived so difficult to lead 1-2 cases simultaneously (like Ms LEK). Cs at ZS doing similar life science strategy work are always fractionalized and lead multipl… more

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L.E.K. making it rain with raises just now

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