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MBB partner considering an equity partner role with one of the Big 4. Pros and cons?

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Any ex-ZSers move to MBB? How would you compare the project types / firm culture between ZS and MBB?

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How would you approach lateraling to MBB? Flunked interviews out of u-grad and want to give it another try. Early Senior promotion coming up at ATK/OW/S&, trying to leverage that for another shot.

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"Prestige" doesn't translate to real life, remember that lol.

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I'm trying to get into MBB for SC strategy consulting roles. I'm working for a boutique analytics consulting firm and I've done a fair bit of Supply Chain Modeling. Any leads would be helpful!

I’ve 4+ years of experience and currently working as a Product Manager (non-tech) (1.7yoe as PM)

I’m interested in getting into MBB, at which level in MBB they will hire me?

How to prepare and what are the resources to be used for interviews/skillset?

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I heard that all of MBB is about to bump salaries up. Will Bain SACs receive this as well? How much of a raise should I expect?

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Have any of you asked for accommodations while interviewing? Would you recommend it? (I’m currently going through MBB recruiting and my friend has advised me to request extra time or breaks during interviews but idk if it’s worth it or a potential liability?)

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Strong consulting background at H/S. Applied for MBB NYC internship and got only 1 interview invite (failed to convert final round). Both career center and ex-MBB classmates are shocked. Any insights why others got more interviews than me?

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Hello! I will be attending an unranked B-school in London this fall. I chose the school for a handful of reasons (family, time, program, budget) and even before I have determined that I want to become an MBB consultant post MBA.

I come from an EM country, 10 years in Financial Services from brand-name global firms. Undergrad - Foreign Service.

Realistically, what are my chances of getting into MBB as a consultant? Do I even have a shot at an associate consultant role?

Is it a good idea to leave Accenture AI and join MBB's Analytics wing?

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Hi! New here, im planning to do some studying in Canada. Which school and program do you guys think and recommend to get a chance of landing a job in MBB? Thanks in advance.

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What should I do to prepare for my first day at MBB? I start this Thursday, do I just show up?

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FAANG Exit to MBB?
3.5 YOE, Non-technical, 150k TC

Been at Alphabet my entire career post-undergrad. Managed to move from
Google to a well-respected Bet where I’m very happy. Undergrad was a pretty general liberal arts degree and haven’t pursued grad school yet.

What would it look like (from a TC + long term career standpoint) to switch over to MBB for a year or two then go back to FAANG?

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Good afternoon,
Does anyone know anything about transferring from Paris to Switzerland at an MBB firm?
For the ones who did / are currently working in CH, how is it compared to Paris (culture, WLB, missions & salary-wise?)
Thanks a lot for any input you might have!

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Is it realistic to have a decent WLB if you’re a parent and working in MBB/T2 in Dubai? Is it guaranteed that you’d be travelling Monday-Thursday? Currently, I have a decent WLB in London but money is very attractive in Dubai but don’t want to miss my child growing up if I’m expected to not be home >80% of the time.
Any parents working in Dubai MBB/T2 have an answer?

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How much does a senior associate or Consultant make in MBB in Southeast Asia (specifically Singapore and KL)?

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Got an offer from BCN as Associate. Wondering if there are any openings or if anyone here can refer me to other openings in MBB. Looking for options.
1 YOE,Strategy consulting, CDD

McKinsey & Company Bain & Company Looking for a referral (experienced hire) to MBB and Kearney Toronto offices. I have over eight years of experience in South Asian and North American markets. Any leads would be highly appreciated. Also looking for leads to practice cases, mock interviews and drills. McKinsey & Company Boston Consulting Group Bain & Company Kearney

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Partners, senior associates - why do you phrase things as “what about this? Why havent we done this?” Isnt it obviously bc nobody thought about it? Why not just direct and guide your team to do something as opposed to ask that awkward question and make the team scramble to pretend like it’s in process

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I’ve been with my company for 4 years and I’m thinking about applying for a new job. For references, I would like to use my coworkers but I also don’t want to bring up the fact that I’m applying to other places. How should I handle my references when it comes to applying or interviewing with other companies?

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Which one to choose Amdocs or Accenture..having 2 years of experience.

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How important is to talk to your current manager for references? Basically I don’t want to alert my employer that im looking for a new job in case it does not work out, but companies tend to ask for the most recent references

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How I sometimes wish I could cry and just finally be able to let it all out.

Not sure if it’s meds or a subconscious emotional suppression + stigma associated with men crying, but man! It’s been a long time since I cried, and it gets really frustrating at times because I want to cry but just am not able to.

Working with a therapist too but still not able to open up on this front, so to speak.

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Wondering how Accenture is doing with layoffs? Is it a viable company to consider?

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I’m trying to get my parents into adopting healthier eating habits but nothing is really sticking. Do you have any recommendations or like books I can give them to teach them what’s actually good to eat vs. falling for good marketing/ fads?

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What do people recommend for start-up relevant marketing resources/books/personalities/podcasts?
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Anyone find themselves interrupting too much? I tend to get excited when talking with friends or about something I'm passionate about, and I occasionally will totally interrupt someone (unintentionally) when I get too into it. No one has mentioned it to me but I've caught a few looks from friends when it happens, and I'd like to work on it just for the sake of being polite. Advice?

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I love the taste of coffee, but I feel like my consumption goes up, up, up then mixed with the stress of my job i get anxiety and I burn myself out. I also feel like I need it to handle the long hours required in my job. I quit for 9 months last year but always go back to it. Any tips for how to maintain some sort of balance or cut it out for good? I read in the decaf sub Reddit and they act like it’s awful for you but I don’t know how I feel about that.

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Is anyone else attending dbt's virtual conference, Coalesce, this week? Do you have any favorite presentations? Here is an entertaining one "Down with Data Science" that does a great job of breaking down what companies really need before they can even support data science. Oh and definitely check out the Slack thread for some hilarious memes!coalesce.getdbt.com/talks/down-with-the-phrase-data-scientist/

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Working a growth strategy case for increasing sales of pants for a large retailer. What are interesting cases you are working on during COVID — no client names/too much detail ofc

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What are the typically ranking of desirability when it comes to case type? Are there cases people avoid or want? Do people avoid implementation or PMOs for example

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What was it like when you got your r2 decision call? What were you hoping to hear and what’d you end up hearing? How was it?

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Anyone at Bain willing to have a discussion and possibly provide a referral if it’s a good fit? Looking for DC office.

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For this year’s post MBA hiring cycle, which one is hiring most aggressively? I heard it’s Bain

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Appreciation post.

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Boston Consulting Group earlier this month. So I would like to thank the fishes here for the information, tips, and insights :)

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McKinsey & Company McKinsey & Company Does every new hire get an iphone?

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Is anyone familiar with the Analyst - Transformation role with McKinsey in a Waltham, MA? It’s part of the McKinsey Transformation (MT) team. Is this a front office consulting role or something else?

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I have my mck interview this week and woke up with an eye infection this morning 😕 - would it be okay to email the recruiter two days before my interview asking for another date or is that a no-no?

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@McKinsey folks, are there any nuances of McKinsey Implementation? Differences in pay or track to partner?

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MBB Managers: if you were to leave MBB and be an independent contractor, what would your rate be?

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Anyone have case prep advice? I’ve gotten pretty good at standard industry and case topics (profitability/ market entry) but struggling on niche industry and problem topics

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McKinsey & Company Any McKinsey folks wanna chat and provide a referral? Technical background with over 9 years of experience across industry and consulting. Also hold a security clearance. McKinsey & Company

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Is there a good source or app to practice mental math for MBB cases?

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Anyone from Strategy& willing to provide a referral? Thank you!

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Any ex-ZSers move to MBB? How would you compare the project types / firm culture between ZS and MBB?

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Bain 🐠: How long until Round 1 decisions are released? The recruiter said up to one week; however, any additional thoughts here?

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How would you approach lateraling to MBB? Flunked interviews out of u-grad and want to give it another try. Early Senior promotion coming up at ATK/OW/S&, trying to leverage that for another shot.

Is a 2200/2400 sat score worth putting on my resume/application?

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