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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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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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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BCG is the Deloitte of MBB. Change my mind.

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

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

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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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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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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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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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I get the sentiment of this post, but this absolutely does not apply to anyone that isn’t an URM or has a unique work/life experience. No way I’m getting in with a 3.3 gpa and a 660 gmat (I was rejected with 3.5 years at BCG, 760 gmat, and 3.7 gpa in an engineering major)

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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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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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BCG just upped first year manager comp. ( 2 YOE post MBA ) to 300k . Hope other folks follow

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8 years experience and BCG asks for GPA 😒

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I’m in the lucky spot to decide between offers at AlixPartners (Director) and Boston Consulting Group (Associate Director). I’ve been working with the HBR career decision scorecard (highly recommende… 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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Which industries and practices does MCK beat BCG and vice-versa? Need an answer to “Why McK?” As if I’m truly in love or something

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I have an offer to join BCG as a consultant, and would be coming in as an experienced hire from a boutique firm. What recommendations do fishers have for negotiating? I’m considering pushing for title… more

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Currently making 230k TC as an Applied Scientist at Microsoft. I have ~3.5 yoe and 26 y/o. How does this fare against MBB. See a lot of folks clearing 350-400k here with couple of years of work ex. … more

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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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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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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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BCG is basically a slightly more prestigious Deloitte without dedicated functional teams (e.g. strategy) Rationale: in all industries McKinsey is the only brand people know or care about outside of t… more

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