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What is your favorite question to ask an interviewer?

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Like to ask this as last question - essentially asking if they have any concerns with your background / skillset to be successful in the role. Lets them reiterate your strengths or let you rebuttal any concerns they may have.

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We talk about this @wallstreetbook (join us on insta!) — here’s mine: What surprised you most when you joined Firm X? Really helps understand what the “true experience” is like. Good luck!

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“With no prior training do you think you can land a hot air balloon?” Always made me stand out at the end of an interview and was a great way break the awkward interview vibe

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You seem really talented and capable. What makes you stay here at the company? Their initial reaction can tell you a lot about the company and what you're getting into

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TIL that 'Big 4' = PWC, Deloitte, EY, and KPMG. Is Big 4 considered 'elite'? I've always viewed them as a step over from ACN, whereas I've seen Bain/BCG/McKinsey as a step up. Too much ACN Kool-aid?

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Merry Christmas fellow Fishbowlers 🎄🎉🎄

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Country wide, everybody in my company is applying to the same bschool. Essentially same competitive pool. This will be fun.

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It’s officially Christmas season, what are the most 🙊😱 🙈you have seen at your firm Christmas party??

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My life would be nothing without the Lemonade LA in the Delta terminal at LAX

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Anyone contribute to after tax 401k with the hope of rolling into Roth IRA?

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I am noticing that McKinsey is increasingly recruiting at non-elite schools (very roughly speaking not top 15 schools). At my old undergrad, 5 years ago the most competitive firm to show up was EY. This year McKinsey took 4 non-internship full hires. Why is McKinsey going “down market” for recruiting? Are elite school kids losing interest in consulting so McK has to cast a wider net? Or is McK seeking a wider pool for other reasons? I advise undergrads on consulting so want to be best informed.

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How can you even form a family in this wlb? I'm only in my 25 and single. Work alone already takes 10+ hours daily, add in gym/cooking/sleep, I find I only have 1-2 hours left a day to actually chill. How do you even raise kids in this corporate culture?

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Friday Life lesson: "If something costs $1,000 and it is on sale for $750 and you decided to buy it, you didn't save $250. You spent $750."

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How the hell is my weekend already over

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Mentally and physically exhausted. When did you know it was time to leave your job? I’m really contemplating leaving with no exit in sight..

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Who is the EY AMEX program administrator? How do I find this information? I lost my corporate card and need it sent to my hotel!!! Help!!

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Is it possible to move from Big 4 MC to MBB w/o an MBA?

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Opinions please: Should I spring for a gold or platinum AMEX card or stick with green? New Associate Partner at McKinsey.

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Does a senior VP in a relatively "no-name" company (like Johnson and Johnson) make more than an entry level Program Manager in Google?

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14 children dead in an elementary school shooting in Texas. Sick to my stomach, can’t focus on work, and hugging my child especially hard tonight. How do we let this keep happening?

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TFW you hit SPG platinum on your last travel week of the year #closecall

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All these Accenture posts make me soooo glad I turned down that offer... #saynotoCDO

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