What would make MBA school worth it to you? On a call now where out of state tuition was $97k… that plus 2 years of lost wages could easily be a $400k price tag. I understand different schools cost different amounts but still wild.
Any fishes here on H1 and graduated from tier 1 MBA school? How difficult is it to find a job after the MBA?
Is it worth pursuing the Specialist consultant track at McKinsey? A recruiter reached out to me regarding a role in healthcare. Currently have 5 YOE, no MBA, am a SC at D.
Have the option to transfer to Canada (Vancouver/Toronto/Montreal) and keep my US salary or to London at a 10% paycut. My current salary is 100K USD which will be ~65K GBP if London and ~125K CAD if Canada. Obviously my salary will go further in Canada but London sounds too cool to pass on. So my main question is: will living on 65K in London be comfortable enough that I just do it for the experience? Currently in NYC at 3 yoe and will go back to the US after 1 year for MBA. Please advise!
For all the US colleagues: A fellow consultant was doing his MBA in the US. He left in a hurry due to covid and came back to London, but didn’t close his bank account with Santander and left $6-7K. Now the bank says that you can NOT transfer the money to another UK bank with online banking and you need to be physically present at one of their branches to do so. He is not planning to go back for a year. Any advice?
Are there any married couples working at two different big 4 firms? How did you make sure your finances were compliant with both?
PWC DDV managers (M2) what is base salary/ total comp for y’all? Just got an offer and I feel I’m being lowballed... 5 YOE (mix of big4 consulting and FAANG CorpDev) non-mba
Thinking of transferring. Thoughts on FDD b4 transaction services vs. Management Consulting?
Has anyone does a part-time MBA while consulting? I’m nervous about handling the workload. Up for promo to manager this year and starting at UChicago in the summer, any tips or advice appreciated
Just received an offer at an international crypto exchange. Peace out big 4 consulting ✌🏻
Why are big 4 bonuses atrocious?
I have 2yr at Big 4 audit right now and considering MBA with a GMAT of 710. Any chance for T15?
I am so conflicted about socializing during COVID. My friend invited me to a dinner with two new people (who work at the big 4) at an outdoor restaurant. Where I live, the COVID rate is ~3%. My friend invited the group chat and the two other girls shamed my friend for socializing in a small group during COVID. My friend group won’t agree to be in a pod and won’t meet unless everyone is 6 feet apart. It’s going to get cold soon and I feel like I’m going to be lonely if I don’t make new friends ☹️
An MBA from top B-School (IIM A/ B/ C), previous work experience in FMCG sales, currently in one of the Big 4s and in a very bad FMCG sales transformation projects ? Looking for opportunities in marketing, product management etc. any leads or advice would be helpful.
Non target state school, 3.8 gpa for UG, split time between industry, B4, and AWS. Is MBB possible?
Has anyone jumped from Big 4 Advisory to Tier 1 Consulting firms (e.g. MBB). Was the jump at the same, higher or lower level?
Hello please can I find Victoria’s boot camp I keep hearing about this being great to study for shrm exam but I can’t find it anywhere thank you
I have a potential opportunity as a Pre-Sales Engineer ... would be heavy SQL (I’m proficient but have a lot of learning to do) and the pay is solid. Would having deep expertise in SQL/Data Analytics be a good long term decision? I’m just thinking about career growth and exit opportunities.
Anyone quit public, go back to the same firm within a year and negotiate a much higher salary?
Slalom D.C. 🐠, what is the culture like there? What type of work/industries you focus on? I’ve heard good things but nothing specific about D.C. and i gather Slalom varies quite a bit by market.
Parents of newborns, how are you approaching having visitors during Covid? I’m pregnant and trying to figure out what are reasonable expectations of my family and friends around visitation/holding the baby (anything from washing hands when they come over to quarantining before visiting and holding the baby). I want to make sure we’re protecting ourselves/the baby and our older family members who are at a higher risk. Our families live nearby so I anticipate they may want to visit frequently
If you're billing the same rate, you should get the same salary bands regardless of geography.
Thank you Hilton for being compassionate and awesome with your status extension! Loyal customer for life.
Hey All, Got a ride with a Lyft driver today who was a veteran and just lost a friend. Drive was fine, but am worried about drivers mental health. Left a tip and the VA help line # in the comments.
I’m at the Promotion Day celebration at Park Grill (Chicago). I came because I needed to go to Office to return my old Laptop. It’s loud and crowded. I’m never in the Office so I don’t know anyone. :(
Hi all, I’m currently on a new team and volunteered for a project for a few weeks ago. My health has taken a turn as I’m 26 weeks pregnant and I’ve been diagnosed with gestational diabetes and severe anemia, which require weekly 3-4 hour iron infusions at the hospital. I don’t know if I should ask for help on this project or ask to be taken off. Never in my career has this happened to me. I always feel like I have to work twice as hard and always say yes. Any advice?
Traveling from Seattle-NY-Dubai-India soon. I want to take alcohol for my father but I don't drink. Which Scotch/whiskey is popular? Is it better to buy here, and check it in or in duty free?
Slalom folks who were promoted from Solutions Architect to Solutions Principal. What kind of salary bump did you get?
Just realized that with PTO and alt travel this month I'll spend 3 whole nights in my NYC apartment. 👋🏽 $1800 😭😭😭
Once Canada reopens for international tourists, it should be possible to stay there for 14 days and traveling by plane to the US right? Coming from a Schengen country (with US work visa) and looking into options to make my way back to the US. The US/Canada border closure only affects land travel as far as I know..?
Any one got any information about Point B consulting? Any information regarding the work they do, the culture, growth scale would be appreciated. TIA!!
Any tips or pointers from McK folks on R2 interview? Would you say this stage is more a “fit” interview? What is the likelihood of an offer after this stage?
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