If Consulting firms were each a different car brand, what would they be? I’ll start: PwC (Ford) Deloitte (GM) EY (Toyota) KPMG (Hyundai) McKinsey (Mercedes) BCG (BMW) Bain (Porsche) Accenture (Tesla) … 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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Slytherin: McKinsey, Deloitte, EY Gryffindor: Bain, Accenture, PwC Ravenclaw: BCG, OW, Kearney Hufflepuff: KPMG, BAH, Guidehouse How would you sort?

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LEK, Kearney, Accenture, Deloitte, Oliver Wyman. Which would you choose out of university and why? I want to optimize broad exit opps and comp

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I’m on PTO, and my manager on my project has texted me 3x today and called twice with questions that are easy to answer on their ow . Do I have to set boundaries?

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Big 4 must have amazing recruiting teams because I’m having a hard time convincing my UG friends to take their T2 (Kearney, OW, LEK) offers over their big 4 ones. Or maybe I’m the one who’s out of tou… more

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how difficult is it to move from Oliver wyman to mbb? I guess we are competing each other, so it should be doable??

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What is the best T2 company for consulting? AT Kearney, strategy&, LEK or OW?

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This board is hilarious advising on everything from nose jobs to contact lenses to making friends to personal finance. Just so funny seeing people from MBB, Big 4, LEK, Accenture, Oliver Wyman etc wh… more

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Undergrad Campus Hire: Kearney or Oliver Wyman? (both Chicago)

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Which non MBB firms have the best compensation at senior manager / AP level? ATK? OW? LEK?

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Apologies for my lack of knowledge, but does Oliver Wyman compete more with Big 4 firms or MBB?

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Is “Big-Law” as competitive as getting into MBB? Had a friend say it’s not, but rather on par with placing into an LEK, OW, S& (granted still hard)...

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Oliver WYMAN moves start dates FROM October to APRIL?!

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What’s the general perception of big 4 consulting vs T2 (Kearney, OW, LEK). Have a unique opportunity to jump ship from a small boutique to one of these

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Generally, in terms of prestige and exit opps, how do Oliver Wyman, Parthenon, LEK and Kearney compare? What about comparison to Big 4 advisory?

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How many PTO days do you get at your firm (US)? Excluding sick days/public holidays. I will start: 17 at OW

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Can someone tell me how much OW pays for Strategy? From analyst to manager? Have interviews coming I don’t want to waste time.

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Oliver Wyman revenue down 13% in Q2 from 2019 - not bad in middle of covid -19. YTD down 7%. Thought this was an important benchmark when people ask how “strategy” consulting is doing

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Can someone please rank the consulting firms (according to the prestige) based in the Middle east region? McK, Strategy&, Bain, BCG, OW, ATK, RB, Big 4

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Strategy& just delayed joining dates for the incoming Associate class to March 2021. Has there been any change for other firms - MBB, Big4, OW, ATK, RB, etc?

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Who is closest to MBB between Oliver Wyman and Kearney and why? People, Capabilities, Offerings, Salaries, Projects etc.. Does it depend on the region?

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So EYP Audi, Deloitte GM, ACC Tesla, OW Jaguar, BCG BMW, MCK Mercedes, Bain Porsche, EY Toyota , PWC Ford, KPMG Hyundai... 😂 Y'all are funny. What else did I miss from that post?

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Is it possible to move from tech consulting to strategy at a different firm? How can I do it? Doesn’t have to be MBB, can be D, Kearny, OW, S&, etc. Just don’t want to do implementations anymore. … more

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Deciding between ATK, OW, and McKinsey Product Development for entry level consulting role. Thoughts?

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What doors would MBB open that Oliver Wyman would not?

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As I start my career, I was thinking if there’s actually a difference between Deloitte S&O and Accenture Strategy. How do they compare to other firms like S&, EYP, L.E.K, Kearney, OW in terms … more

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Opinions on Oliver Wyman and how they compare to MBB, B4, and other T2s? Have the potential to start the recruitment process there relatively easily but curious to hear thoughts of those actually in t… more

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I’m a third year consultant, and I’ve just been laid off by Deloitte due to COVID. I’ve been looking at big strategy consulting firms like MBB and OW. It’s been a real struggle to find an open role or… more

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How does the partnership at McKinsey works? I see folks taking 6 years post-MBA admitted to partnership whereas at Tier 2(S&, OW, EYP etc.), Directors (AP) take 5 years to make it PPMD (~10 yrs po… more

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I went to a non target school for OW and have had lots of recent grads that I don’t know reach out for referrals. Is it wrong that I don’t want to refer strangers or spend the time getting to know the… more

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Posting for daughter. She will be an MBB undergrad intern in a large US office. She said competitors like LEK, OW, Strategy&, PwC, and KPMG all gave interns automatic FT offers. Will MBB do that t… more

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Any opinions on Education consulting? I know OW has a decent one as does Parthenon. Any idea how these + MBB stack up?

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Anyone who started their consulting career at a smaller / boutique firm (e.g. Oliver Wyman, AT Kearney, Roland Berger, Strategy&, etc) and switched to MBB? What propelled you to change? What are t… more

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For people who lateraled to MBB from tier 2 places (think S&, OW, LEK, EYP, etc.) pre-MBA: was it worth it?

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Is it worth to move from Oliver Wyman to Bain? Is there a big difference? Talking about Europe/Asia

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How are the firms in the Middle-East doing? Is it a bloodbath over there? Any BCG, Mckinsey, OW , Strategy& , Kearney 🐠 , if you can respond!

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It seems that a significant majority of MBA applicants coming from consulting are coming from well-known firms (ex. MBB, Big4, Accenture, Kearney, OW, etc.). I have a little over 1 YOE and plan on app… more

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Do you know of anyone who has changed to MBB, OW, ADL,... After a year of consulting experience in a B4? Is this a possible change or better to try it post MBA? Is an engineering background with one… more

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MBA question: currently a second year consultant at OW post undergrad. Parents forcing me to get an MBA (which they will pay for). Do you guys think it changes to equation in terms of its value Cont&#… more

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