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What is a T2 firm?

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An informal tiering system for consulting firms. Usually used by students and online forums Typically, it goes: MBB T2 (no order) - OW, ATK, LEK, S&, EY-P, D S&O (not sure what it is now), ZS if you don't consider them a boutique B4/ACN T3 "Boutiques" refer to smaller more specialized firms, not necessarily worse than other tiers and can be very strong in certain niches Restructuring firms (Alix, A&M, etc) usually fall outside these lists because they're pretty specialized but really good at what they do and pay well

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I have only been here a few months but was relatively surprised by our capabilities as I heard the same as Bain before I joined. I came from one of the non Big 4, tier 2 firms and would say in my industry group, we have broader capabilities than my prior employer though I’m sure that varies across the firm.

There’s some debate here so take it with a grain of salt: T1: MBB T2: S&, EY-P, LEK, OW, Deloitte S&O, ACN Strat (lot of debate here, but from what I’ve seen these are viewed higher than the T3 listed) T3: B4 strategy (sans Deloitte), IBM, ZS, etc.

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T5: rest of Deloitte Is that what you were gonna say?

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If you have to ask, you’re T3

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If you have to ask, you can’t afford it

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Step down from MBB but step up from Deloitte.

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Pretty much.

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Tier 1= MBB Tier 2 =Very Strong / Focused Firms (OW, ATK, LEK) Tier 3 = Big 4, ACN, Strong Niche Firms Tier 4 = IBM, Gartner, Tata, Capco Tier 5 = Everybody else

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Eh whatever you want, T3 firms are better in their niche than B4 though so it's odd to put B4 above them. We'll just split the baby and say T3/B4

OW, AT(K), LEK

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Also S&

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If you have to ask, you don't need to worry about Biden's tax plan

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Deloitte!!

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Parth, s&, deloitte s&a/m&a, ow, lek, kearney

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Honorary mention to ACN strat too

Damn, always thought I was T2. Y’all just demoted me to T3 :(

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The way EY is trending, I wouldn’t be surprised if we slip to T4 😂

Just means tier. So like T1 being MBB. Not exactly sure what falls under T2

Putting us in the same tier as cap Gemini 🤢

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Probably us

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