{ "media_type": "text", "post_content": "Anyone get an offer from another MBB firm while recruiting? Why did you make the choice you made?", "post_id": "58fe301aaf3758001646527b", "reply_count": 10, "vote_count": 0, "bowl_id": "58f8c2b0984ff90016876159", "bowl_name": "MBB (McK,BCG,Bain)" }

Anyone get an offer from another MBB firm while recruiting? Why did you make the choice you made?

Posting as :
works at
You are currently posting as works at

@BCG1 you know we have other offices, right? 😂

like

Since Big 4 is in here I'll extend the question to them as well :)

like

Had a cross offer from BCG, didn't apply to McK. Boiled down to better fit, case work and liked staffing model In my region Bain won all cross offers against BCG and went 50/50 against McK

like

I was crossed with Bain and chose BCG. Came down to fit. Plus I knew I wanted Chicago, where the BCG office is 👌🏼👌🏼👌🏼

like

B2 - think you forgot to read the emojis...

like

Bain won all the cross offers at my school. The summer intern from McK chose not to go back and their reputation on campus was that they had a more competitive/cutthroat culture

like

S& which school?

like

Bain1, which region?

Lol

Crossed with McK and Bain. Came down to fit

Related Posts

Anyone at MBB still offering referrals?

like

boutique vs. big 4 vs. MBB? Pros and cons.

like

Backpack recommendations? Starting at MBB soon.

like

If FAANG PM roles are the new “prestige”, what graduate programs guarantee employment into FAANG at the same rate M7 lines you up for roles at MBB? Coding bootcamps don’t seem to be answer....neither does “Master in X”🧐

like

Is it possible to go from B4 to MBB/T2 with <1 YoE atm?

like

If you could ask the managing partner of an MBB firm any question anonymously, what would you ask?

like

How does MBB MBA sponsorship differ? I had heard Bain pays the school directly (non-taxed) whereas M/B don't? Resulting in a substantial ($30-80K) difference?

like

Those of you who were married before you joined consulting, did you get pushback from your spouse? Mine was a MBB consultant before marriage. When I got an MBB offer our relationship changed (contd)..

like

Hello MBB sharks, Please mentioned your pathway to MBB. What college you went for undergrad, postgrad? If lateral hire, then above things + companies you worked before cracking MBB interviews.

like

Does MBB recruit at Associate Partner level (or eq level of one below partner) from other consulting firms? And if yes, how long is their path to partnership and challenges?

like

Anyone in here leave the MBB/Big4 etc rat race and start their own business, real estate investing, or hop into an existing family small business? I’m getting tired of speaking the language of buzzwords all day and making slides. Doesn’t feel rewarding or that I’m adding value to society.

like

Do you guys at BCG think it would be a smart decision to make a lateral move to PL from Big 4? Have great network and support at current company. The MBB brand, 20k increase in TC, and potential better exit opportunities would be reasons to move. Worried about the challenges of starting from scratch at BCG, proving myself as IC in first few projects, and probably a worse WLB. Would love any insights TIA!

like

Current Kellogg student who just finished MBB recruiting. AMA.

likehelpful

Looking to learn about education consulting within MBB. Can anyone provide insight?

like

Does anyone work in cloud strategy? I am just about to matriculate out of ccg into cloud strategy group at Deloitte. What sort of work do they actually do? (I’ve seen previous posts but not much detail) Also, do other Big 4, ACN and MBB also have cloud strategy practices? If so, how do they compare?

like

Has anyone here (MBB or similar hours) ever attempted to do a masters part-time? I feel like it’s out of reach for me unless I stop working or switch jobs, but would love to hear other perspectives.

like

Hey, where can I learn more about employment in FAANG? After more than a year in consulting, I think I've developed a good understanding of the industry and kinds of work etc. but I'm clueless about tech... asking because I'm contemplating going all in for MBB but a lot of people are advising me to look into tech...

like

Is there still a big hiring push at mbb?

like

I feel like such a Noob. I’ve been doing Salesforce implementation consulting for 5 years and now realizing this whole other ball park with Strategy consulting at places like MBB. Is it worth it to apply for MBB and try to change my consulting career or just continue to specialize in my Salesforce consulting career?

like

I'm currently in biotech as a program manager, and I want to jump to consulting so that I can land in corporate strategy/BD or potentially commercial strategy / new products planning. What's the best strategy to get noticed by MBB outside of their more common recruiting pathways? I have a master's in business, biochem PhD, and ~3 YOE in a large cap biotech. I've connected with people here from life science specialist firms, but I want to know if shooting for MBB is realistic.

like

Additional Posts

Is dizziness a COVID symptom? Have mild to moderate dizziness for 5 days now, what gives??

like

Deciding between exiting to tech (FAANG & Unicorn company) for product role (not pm) or MM IB. Any insights from people who have done something similar in the past?

like

My company is expecting me to work even though I have covid positive. Can I sue them?

like

Finally built up the courage to take full advantage of the beach by visiting the gf on a weekday. At 8:30pm I got an email saying be back for a project by 8:30am tomorrow. She lives 4 hours away...

like

Hi People. Currently in EY as Senior 1 I have accepted an offer with PWC India (as a senior associate) and now i got a very good offer from KPMG India with a joining bonus as a Assistant Manager. How should i inform PWC now? Please advise Also, between KPMG India and PWC india, which is good in terms of learning and opportunities, growth, and hike/variable pay? Please advise P.S the job role is more or less the same KPMG India PwC India

like

Does anyone have insight on the culture and WLB at VC firms Third Rock, Flagship, etc.?

like

Black suit.. A thing? On site with the client?

like

Anyone at MBB still offering referrals?

like

Any current/former Airbnb counsel here? I have an interview next week and would love to hear about your experience and any advice you’d be willing to share. TIA!

like

What do folks do for side gigs? I sometimes wonder if I should have a side income or business or project either law related or not?

like

If I start a new job this month and contributed 17k to my Big4 401k this year, do I just tell the new 401k how much % to take from each pay check to hit 2500 from now till Jan? How will they be able to know if I accidentally go over?

like

Anyone recently redeem Marriott points (specifically to Delta miles) and get an email saying it could take 6 months to process?

like

I’m a new manager and am trying to get off a client. Need guidance if I should do it. I work with a very nice senior manager who is up for partner. She gave me a very decent review. The client is horrible though. Piecemeal review comments, constant updates workpapers and last minute changes. The only good thing is working with this senior manager. She is also my counselor. I asked her to get off of this account, and she said the firm probably won’t allow it. I have another senior manager I work

like

Hi Fishes, a friend of mine is looking for an entry level job in Talent, she has great communication skills and knowledge of psychology as she has completed her Master's in Psychology. She also has a certification from NCERT in Guidance and Counselling. Can anyone please help?

like

Anyone from PIMCO able to provide guidance on a first round interview? Would really appreciate the help!

like

How many days GE healthcare HR takes to update on 1st interview feedback?this is for business analyst role

like

what is the chillest / least rowdy beach near miami? i want to explore miami but i don’t want all the south beach vibes. just trying to have a low key trip filled with some beach time and city time. or should i stay in fort lauderdale?

like

What is the designation and salary bracket in DUSI Advisory cybersecurity for yoe 7 years ? ( will negotiate accordingly)

like

What are the cons of accepting a role with a cannabis tech startup?

like

I repatriated to home country in 2021 and trying to come back to US in this year. I have exactly one year left on H1B to max out. My company filed PERM and it got approved while I am in home country but I have rejected to file I140 since I am now eligible for multi national manager role. Need advise on what are my chances on getting EB1C with in a year. Any hick ups that I can come across and suggestion that you have. My PERM is expired already.

like

New to Fishbowl?

Download the Fishbowl app to
unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.
Download Fishbowl to see what others are saying
That was just a preview…
Sign Up to see all discussions
  • Discover what it’s like to work at companies from real professionals
  • Get candid advice from people in your field in a safe space
  • Chat and network with other professionals in your field
Sign up in seconds to unlock all discussions on Fishbowl.

Already a user?
Login here

Share

Embed this post

Copy and paste embed code on your site

Preview

Download the Fishbowl app

Get realtime notifications and see
what's happening in your industry
from the palm of your hand.

For account settings, visit Fishbowl on Desktop Browser or

General

Legal