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Understanding Consulting Exit Opportunities: A Guide

Entering the consulting field, particularly with top firms like McKinsey, BCG, and Bain, is a goal for many ambitious graduates, drawn by the promise of challenging work and excellent career prospects. Yet, an aspect less discussed is the range of exit opportunities available to consultants ready to move on. This guide aims to illuminate the…
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The Great Resignation: How Does It Affect Consulting Firms?

The “Great Resignation” or the “Big Quit” refers to the idea that many people have become disengaged and disenchanted with their jobs and employers. Some experts believe that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated this trend, as many people have been forced to work from home and have become disillusioned with the traditional 9-to-5 workday. Additionally,…
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‘Up Or Out’ in Top Consulting Firms

Top-tier consulting firms such as McKinsey, BCG, and Bain are renowned for their rigorous selection process, with only 1% of applicants making the cut. But securing a position is just the beginning. These firms also employ the infamous ‘up or out’ principle, where consultants must continually prove their worth or face the possibility of being…
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How to be MECE in a case interview

Consultants at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain utilize the MECE concept to define a method that helps them to think through problems and organize information. It helps them to efficient and clear in their problem-solving process. Consequently, candidates that go through the case interview process with the top firms need to demonstrate they are able to…
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Consulting vs Banking: Best Career Path

The biggest competitors for McKinsey, BCG, and Bain when it comes to hiring are not tier-2 consulting firms but top-tier investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley (besides big tech companies). Many applicants I work with consider going into top-tier consulting or investment banking. In this article, I want to break…
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