Help me fill in the blanks: M7 MBA = MBB + Big 4 HBS = McKinsey Wharton = Bain Stanford = ??? Kellogg = Deloitte Sloan = ??? Columbia = ??? Booth = ???
Thoughts on how to approach? Admitted: GSB, Yale SOM, Tuck, Wharton Waitlisted: Booth, Kellogg, CBS Further Consideration: HBS (R1 -> R2)
Blessed to have these options but in need of help with decision making! What would you do? W - no $, Sloan - 80K, Kellogg - 40k, Yale - full ride, Haas - full ride Planning on pivoting into tech, id…
Does everyone consider Kellogg a huge drop off from HSW? Got into Kellogg and was super excited because I thought anything M7 was amazing, but then got disheartened by how many posts I saw that draw a…
Got admission at Booth, Sloan, Tuck, and Kellogg in R3 last spring. Deferred one year at Booth (chose it bc it’s the best of those schools and I also got a scholarship). Then applied to H/W this fall—…
Kellogg giving me about 70% off while HBS is only giving me 40%. Post MBA goal is to work in the consumer goods industry. Which school to go? Can’t believe I’m asking this lol
A year ago, I was depressed struggling and frustrated. I couldn’t beat the gmat and spent every waking hour trying to beat the tests and only hovered around 620. I was praying I’d be able to get into …
Working through Kellogg Essay 2 and would appreciate a quick sanity check. How many values did you list in your essay? And if you’re comfortable stating them, what were they?
Any thoughts on my chances at HBS, GSB, and Kellogg? Carnegie Mellon CS major, 3.1 GPA, 740 GMAT (50 Q), 3 YOE @ FAANG, Indian Female.
Hi everyone, got dingged at HBS and Columbia ED this year. Interview invites to Yale & Tuck. MBB Consultant (Southeast Asia) with ~3 years of work experience. 3.7 GPA from Top 15 US institution, a…
Is it wild to deny Kellogg for Tuck when I want MBB?. I currently live in nyc and I don’t want to live to far from my gf, family, and old friends. Tuck is only a 4 hour drive while Kellogg is a flight…
School & the consulting firm that best matches its personality / vibe. Harvard - Deloitte Wharton - McK Stanford - ? Columbia - Kearney Kellogg - Bain MIT - BCG Booth - LEK Darden - EY Ross - PwC…
SOM or Kellogg? Really drawn to SOM for its brand name and well rounded education. FYI i am an international and will likely work abroad at some point in the future. Career goals wise - looking to piv…
Pretty torn up about my rejection from Wharton last night. It was my last hope at an M7 school (apart from Kellogg Waitlist). But still fortunate to have gotten into Tuck and Yale. Really unsure at th…
Kellogg added a section to the app on financial aid (no interview yet 😭)... but do you guys submit all information about your savings and assets? My income is 200k, assets at 500k and savings at ~100…
Financing a part-time MBA - For those of you who completed your MBA part-time at a top 15 school while working, how did you finance your MBA? The total cost for a weekend MBA at Kellogg or Booth is…
To all the one-year MBAs: did you feel some buyer’s remorse and wish you went to the full-time two-tear program instead? I’m coming from tech consulting, but want to switch into product management. I’…
Accepted to Kellogg!!!!!!!! Applied R3 no gmat so excited! Sorry only my consulting friends appreciate this news so I wanted to share.
Dinged at Harvard and Booth with no interview, so far. I've also applied to Kellogg, Stanford, and Wharton. I thought I had a decently strong app, but I'm thinking that I may have seriously …
Deciding between Ross and Kellogg. I’m sponsored from my firm, but with the Ross scholarship I got and the way the reimbursement math checks out (sponsorship is pre-tax), I’d still be paying ~70k prem…
When I ask students/alums about their experience, usually those from Tuck, Kellogg, and Ross follow it by saying “best time of my life”. Any other programs that people are extremely fond of?
Would you rather go to Sloan or Kellogg? I feel like Sloan is underrated and I’ve seen a number of applicants have it preferred over other schools but also haven’t seen it as well-regarded in the trad…
What’s the most popular MBA program out there? I feel like the whole world wants to apply to Kellogg
Got in to Kellogg, Stern and UNC. I’m tempted to do the UNC online because I know what I’m paying for and it’s the others will be a watered down ‘online’ version of a regular program... does that make…
Stupid question guys.. what does it mean to have market caps north of $100million? Is it saying anything above 100m?
Fellow PwC fish... Anyone have an idea about salary bands for SM and D in IFS and can you share the same here?
What age did you move out of your parents house? I know consultants travel a lot so wondering if it is common to move back in with family after college.
I would like to raise a secondment opportunity with my firm’s SF office. But not sure how to do raise it with them given that I’m working in the satellite office in Singapore.
I work small (tiny) law. I make mid-100s, so not great salary, but my firm is so laid back. If I bill 1000 hours, that's fine (we were a remote firm before COVID made it cool). Compared to all my peers getting crushed under 1800+ billable requirements, I've got severe imposter's syndrome. Did I do something right or have I set myself up for failure by avoiding the pressure cooker? (I was at a firm for 2 years that was 1800+.) Curious as to thoughts/experiences.
In my consulting experience I have found nothing harder than scoring an upgrade on a flight into or out of SNA (Orange County) RIP "elite status" 😡
"Line 1334 on the 3rd tab, where is the source for that assumption?" all the reasons to never give the client the model...FML
Is 30 too late to transition into investment banking from an MBA program? Will all of the other associates be a lot younger?
Interviewing for Senior Analyst Corp Strategy role. I'm going into my second year of consulting. Worth it if they offer me +30-40% salary increase?
At what combined income can I reasonably afford a $1m home? Assume no debt (edit: now add one child)
Is it bad to ask for back to back week long vacations in consecutive months? I have racked up vacation days that carried over.
On a "strategy" project (first project, im new). Tasked with the financial model but not really playing a big part in our strategy talk. Is that normal or ok or should I speak up more in there?
Have any of you gotten RFEs for H1B visa extension? If yes, how long does it take to get it cleared? The new immigration law firm Deloitte has hired is so incompetent.
Burning out - I'm only around half a year into consulting. If I take medical leave (I have a psychiatrist) for a few months and then return and apply to other jobs, will it damage my career prospects? Will future employers immediately throw away my application?
Comp watch: Starting to hear rumblings on raises and bonuses and that partners have gotten first drafts of the comp numbers. Please share any rumors you have heard!!!
Entertaining an offer from OMG but don’t have all the deets yet. What is their vacation policy, and are they closed the last week of the year? TIA
Can anyone direct me to the results of that salary questionnaire that was posted on here? I thought results were due soon.
Post MBA manager looking to exit into NYC, what are some good recruiters? I tried greenkey but roles are too junior. M&A or strategy focused, even betters
LF Senior Design Role for coming New Year. LA/NY but open to other cities if the agency/job/work are the right fit.
Hi, I am new to consulting and am working with my first ever client. I received an email today from my managers that the client had really good things about my colleague and me. I am not sure how to
Small firm owners need pov! Some good news after almost 11 months of applying and interviews and lots of rejections finally got an offer! In NYC small firm, ex big law folks, no billable hours, niche practice area, appearance of forwarded thinking firm, remote till who knows when, emphasis on pro bono initiatives and building book of business. The catch salary. Was making around 140k at last firm with 1800 billable. Offer is 85k and revist to bump to around 100k in several months after review
The coronavirus health crisis is showing how discrimination against LGTBQ+ occurs regularly. How can we fix this?
Does anyone have experience lateraling while pregnant? I am in the interview stages with a firm, but also JUST found out I am expecting my third baby. When should I disclose? Should I be worried about not having maternity leave or benefits? Should I hold off on making a move until after the baby? Any advice would be so helpful!
I was laid off and searched for months for a new job. I’m finally here, happier than I could have imagined and we just lost my brand. There probably will be layoffs again, including me. I’m exhausted.
Me: *minding my business* Recruiter: Hey, I think you'd be perfect for this role. Email me your info Me: *actually interested* Great, just sent it. Lmk if you need any more info R: .... Me: 🤔 R: 👻
Anybody else got an invite to Google's Project Stream beta? Playing Assasin's Creed Origin from my Surface is pretty cool, especially when travelling.
Friday Funs Thread! What's your usual type? Odd or normal. I'm a big fan of anyone in healthcare (nurses, doctors, etc).
PSA for creatives. Please be clear about your role in work that you put in your book. Our recruiter passed me a book with my work in it, including a list of awards it won. Problem is, idk the person.
What are best excuses to take days off or half days off without arousing suspicion? Can't take too many sick days...
dont feel like I fit into my firm's culture... is this on me?? I dont feel like Im doing anything wrong
School suggestions? Hi everyone, I’m a consultant with 3 years of experience. 710 GMAT. What schools should I be looking at for applying R2 this year?
Had a run of bad client experiences. Walking away after multiple pitch rounds, passing our ideas to other agencies, unreasonable budgets, etc. What are the brands that actually respect their agencies?