Ladder at Deloitte: Analyst (~2 years) Consultant (2-3 years) Sr. Consultant (3-4 years) Manager (3-4 years, rearly 5) Sr. Manager (3-6 years) Partner/Managing Director What’s the ladder at other c… more

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Referral thread. Can the admin bookmark this? Let’s use this thread to offer referrals. McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company EY Deloitte Accenture PwC KPMG Oliver Wyman Sl… more

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McKinsey and Bain 🐠, do you feel like your firm values you? I really like consulting, but I’m considering a switch since BCG’s culture is somewhat toxic.

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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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Do you think going to MBB post MBA is worth it now? Compared to starting in tech? What has made it worth it for you? Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company McKinsey & Company

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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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If you had offers from all three- McKinsey, Bain, and BCG, which one would you join and why?

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MBB: I have an opportunity to move from Bain to McKinsey, but I would lose my 1 year of tenure as a C and start fresh as a C1 equivalent at McKinsey. Incremental reputation worth the year lost?

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Hi I am transitioning from the Army. Anyone willing to help me with a referral for Mckinsey or BCG or Bain. I have been told that the hiring is slowing down at Bain for experienced hires. I am not su… more

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WFH Home office setup stipend - How are your companies doing it? I know BCG gvae $250 and Bain monitor/keyboard + $150 for ergonomics, curious about other consulting firms

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Hi folks! Young AC from Bain here. I've been with Bain for ~6 months now as my first non-internship position. From the very beginning I'm staffed at DD's with basically no work-life balanc… more

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Left Bain for an offer at a small tech company, and it took the new employer a month of pushing my start date, poor communication, and “internal discussion” to pull the offer because they think my US … 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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MBB - aside from each other, who are your main competitors in the strategy consulting space? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company

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Out of curiosity, What are the biggest scandals of esch firm? McKinsey had that south african corruption thing and more recently the "overdose reccomendation"; and Monitor helped Gadhafi in… more

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The Big 4 walk into a bar. McKinsey, Bain, and BCG arrived a few minutes earlier and are ordering drinks. The other firms are already there too, in various stages of intoxication. What happens next? W… more

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Is Bain running out of money? A senior partner (at mck) mentioned to me that they were close to broke and Accenture was considering acquiring.... Sounds crazy to me but senior partners know everything… more

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Bain & Company McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group how do Bain McKinsey and BCG compare from a WLB perspective at the Pre MBA Level? Bain is all private equity work right now, is it wor… more

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Best firm for slides? 1- McKinsey 2- BCG 3- Bain 4- Oliver Wyman 5- Deloitte 6- PwC 7- EY 8- KPMG 9- Accenture

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Is Bain really sinking? Have an offer for BCG and one for Bain. I think I preferred the BCG people but the Bain role is more attractive. I keep seeing things on this site saying Bain will get bought o… more

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Details on the rumored McKinsey bonus/pay bump? Curious if BCG and Bain will follow suit soon McKinsey & Company

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is Bain really so far behind mck/BCG? surely doesn't matter that much, particularly at the pre-MBA or immediately post-MBA level

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What do you love about / are grateful for working at MBB? What did you learn? What keeps you there? How has it helped your career? Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company McKinsey & Company

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Does Bain have the same crazy work hours as McKinsey or BCG? Considering a position, but my WLB is pretty good right now Bain & Company

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At what level you stop having to do case studies when applying to new roles? (Currently Senior Consultant, seeking to change companies, And don’t feel like going through that case studies prep thing … more

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Help me fill in the blanks: M7 MBA = MBB + Big 4 HBS = McKinsey Wharton = Bain Stanford = ??? Kellogg = Deloitte Sloan = ??? Columbia = ??? Booth = ???

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Trying to understand is one MBB really better than the other ? Going to try to re-apply in 6-12 months but connected well with BCG folks but people keep saying Bain and Mck are better - is there actua… more

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Unpopular opinion: The only people who still believe in HSW are Wharton alumni and those who believe in MBB are Bain employees

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Hey Bain / McKinsey fish, how are you guys doing a year into COVID? Sustainability wise

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Hello fishes… has anyone ever failed an MBB interview and later got accepted (i.e a year later or so?) curious to know if it’s all lost after I bombed my first round at McK due to the stress. Engineer… more

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My roommate has a friend at Bain, and told her that his roommate (me) works at McK. Apparently, her response was- Hah nerd Is that our perception?

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Hi, I am a fresh grad in a dilemma. I happen to have offers from Mckinsey and Bain, but I cant make an accurate decision on which firm to accept. Pros of M - brand name, prestige, better exit, more … more

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Which is the best firm to work for, as a prep for entrepreneurship? BCG, Bain, McKinsey, Deloitte, PWC, EY, KPMG, smaller and niche consultancy, etc.

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Do MBB still sponsor MBAs? If so, what is the criteria for getting sponsored and what are the conditions afterwards? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company

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How much does your company pay if you successfully refer an employee? McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company Roland Berger L.E.K. Consulting EY-Parthenon Kearney Strategy&am… more

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Why Bain? Why BCG? Why McKinsey? What makes these firms different? To me it looks like it’s mainly the culture of the companies that varies - am I correct?

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Why does Bain require SAT scores and college GPA for experienced hires? Shouldn’t your experience matter??

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Is it true that Bain, McKinsey, Accenture and etc have a “Mommy Track” for young women that they have identified and purposefully don’t put them on the leadership pathway to get promoted

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Hey all, recently just got the no after BCG decision round. Is it worth it to try and apply to Bain? Or should I not put myself through the pain again

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