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What’s the work/travel schedule like at: 1. MBB 2. Accenture Strategy 3. FTI Consulting, AlixPartners

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1. Generally M-Th if a non-local client, but can negotiate Monday evening or Wednesday night flights depending on the team / client situation. Expect to front load hours M-W 8-11ish (not always), then home by dinner Thursday and offline, then like 830-4 on Fridays. Zero to minimal weekend work. YMMV, but if you’re working substantially more than that on a regular basis, you’re doing something wrong IMO

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Travel M-Th. I average 55-65hrs/wk, and I usually try to pack the majority of those hours into M-Th. Fridays are pretty flexible and I try to log off by 1-2pm.

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Same for me as well 45-60 hour weeks, generally flexible even when traveling, like I rarely miss dinner plans with friends when I am on the road - my Fridays are primarily spent running errands (doctors appointments, groceries, vet/pet stuff etc.) - some project work, some firm work (biz dev, practice stuff, recruiting, sometimes training). Again - varies from project to project but it’s generally been not awful...

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I would say 1/3 of cases so Mon-Th, 1/3 do Tues-Th or Mon-Wed, and 1/3 are local. On average 8-8 Mon-Thurs, and 9-4 on Fri.

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Probably all M-Th...although some of thr PE ops groups at Alix and the like do M-F if it's an operate role. I'd say hours worked from my understanding are (most to least on avg) 1 MBB 2 Alix 3 D 4 AS

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Alix is as bad as MBB and great pay. ACN Strat is better hours and lower pay. FTI was on site with us and looked like same hours and lower pay. Assume all are M-Th (except maybe FTI).

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I do not think FTI travels much.

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