Network, network, network. You hear it all the time. From business magazines, leaders, and colleagues.

But, people in consulting have an interesting challenge: building relationships within their client firm(s). Networking in your company, or at events, is one thing; but, whe...

What I often find when working with aspiring management consultants is that 100% of their efforts are focused on the case interview portion of the recruitment process. While I would argue that this is indeed the most difficult part of recruiting, one cannot disregard the oth...

You’ve worked so hard to land your dream management consulting job, and now you walk into the office on your first day. Likely you’re excited, eager to learn, and honestly a little nervous. When I walked into Bain & Co. for my first day as a full-time employee, I was no diff...

If you’ve decided on a career in management consulting and have been doing a good job in school/extracurriculars as well as networking… then you’re probably beginning to look at consulting interviews. They’re definitely different than your typical job interview, and you’ll b...

We all know it’s smart to ask questions about a career during recruiting; however, when I was recruiting with the Big 3, I often found it difficult to balance showing that I was truly committed to consulting while getting answers to some of my trickier questions. One of thes...

So you’ve landed the internship — the coveted summer at one of the Big 3 management consulting firms. If you are anything like I was, you no doubt poured countless hours into case prep, networking, and office visits. Now you are holding your fresh-printed offer letter in han...

A lot of people want jobs in management consulting. Especially when you’re starting out in your career, it can seem like the perfect first gig — lots of travel, exposure to a lot of different industries and problems… not to mention great salaries and exit opportunities.

The...

Choosing your first job is really hard. A big part of why is because you really don’t have a gauge to measure against—sure there may have been a summer internship or two, but even then they act as only a glimpse into what full time work might entail. I knew I was really inte...

What are the key skills a consultant should have to succeed? When I thought about it in my early days as a consultant at BCG, I considered mainly quantitative ones, I thought that being strong with numbers would have ensured be success, at least for my first two years as an...

When I was looking for a job out of college, I knew that travelling was of particular importance to me. I wanted to be able to see and experience a lot of new places while also having a job that was challenging and offered a lot of options for after. Management Consulting wa...

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