Serious question. How hard is it to get into McKinsey?

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My fiancée wants to resign from McKinsey after 3Y because of a burnout, the rampant hypocrisy, lack of meaning in the job ... but for me, this is the deal is you come from poor background (first gen i… more

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Should I accept an offer from McKinsey if I want to be able to have family time daily and go to the gym during lunch break?

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Has anyone used a competing offer to receive a counter from Deloitte and decided to stay? How does it look when you present a competing offer? I am a top performer with a strong network and I’m really… 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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Does anyone actually love their job at McK? McKinsey & Company

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This is a hypothetical situation, but curious what y’all’s thoughts are. If you had to choose between a Harvard MBA offer (start time is immediate) and a McKinsey business analyst position… which woul… more

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Mckinsey vs BCG brand, which one is better at the end of the day in your opinion? Why?

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Got an offer at McKinsey & Company with more junior level and Alvarez & Marsal with 60% higher comp vs mckinsey and higher level (SA), which one should I pick? Not sure if A&M can provide … more

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Besides the McKinsey website, what are some helpful tips that prepared you for the case interview and personal experience interview? McKinsey & Company

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Is the consulting professional work experience really worth so much more than industry work? By this i mean that you often hear that someone is coming from industry to consulting, with like 6-7 yoe to… more

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Who’s worse with WLB, Amazon or MBB?


Amazon McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Boston Consulting Groupmore

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Would you still work for McKinsey?

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McKinsey recruiter reached out to me on LinkedIn and just had initial phone screen. Shocked that the salary she named for the position is the exact same as I’m making currently at D. Thought McKinsey … more

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Have an offer to join McKinsey, however, I also have a full-time MBA offer which starts spring 2023 (i deferred to start then). Can I still get McKinsey to pay for it with the promise and intent of co… more

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Just got a McKinsey & Company interview and I can’t believe it. I’ve been interning at PwC this summer and haven’t had any time to practice casing/behavioral at all. Interviews at the start of Aug… more

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Why you want to work for McKinsey ?

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On a similar note to the McK vs BCG digital arm thread, anyone here who can speak to the overall experience? How does it differ in terms of culture, WLB, etc to the strategy arms? Anyone willing to ch… more

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I am earning a good salary, age 27,single. switched from D to McKinsey.
Although the working hours are bit more but I am learning new avenues. I switched 6 months back. I first felt, I will take… more

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How is Oliver Wyman doing in the ME ? It seems like growth hasn’t been as fast as other players (Kearneymore

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Any EAs can give insight into McKinsey? They have tons of openings for executive assistants across the country (according to LinkedIn). Seems like they had a mass exodus or they are expanding in some … more

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On the job hunt and have been talking to people at the big name firms. Impressions:

McKinsey - very matter of fact, almost mechanical efficiency
BCG - highly professional and structure… more

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Apologies for my ignorance but yall at McKinsey & Company is PowerPoint all you do?

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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&… more

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McKinsey Associate vs Google PM?

Don’t have offers in hand, but considering directions

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Received an offer from McKinsey & Company and am super stoked to join, but I’m getting quite criticized in my personal life for the decision mostly because of the public image of the firm. I get w… more

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Ladder at Deloitte:

Analyst (~2 years)
Consultant (2-3 years)
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I think i already know what people will say, but would you take a McKinsey EM offer for $180k and $60k bonus, or MasterCard director level role for $235k with 25% bonus? Currently at $165k base with 5… more

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Just made M at Accenture and will make $155k. I have an offer to join McKinsey as a BA for $90k. I do really like my team and projects at Accenture and was able to progress fairly accelerated to M at … more

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I went to a state school. A few years ago when I was in the final round interview with McKinsey, one of the interviewers who graduated from Harvard made me repeat my state school name three times duri… more

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Already accepted a T2 offer weeks ago but an opportunity to interview with McKinsey fell into my lap, and somehow I got the offer. Really conflicted because the people at the T2 seem great and renegin… more

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