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Consulting resume
ConsultingOct 24, 2023
Your Consulting Resume (McKinsey examples, Bain, BCG)
Management consulting resume guide to get multiple interviews. Includes free Bain, BCG, and McKinsey resume examples, and a template you can reuse. Plus, see what skills and keywords top consulting firms are looking for in every resume and get top tips from former McKinsey and BCG resume screeners.
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Case interview examples - McKinsey, BCG, Bain, etc.
ConsultingJul 23, 2023
47 case interview examples (from McKinsey, BCG, Bain, etc.)
Case interview examples and sample questions from the leading consulting firms, including McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Deloitte, PWC, Accenture, etc.
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Network to land a job in consulting at McKinsey, BCG, Bain (MBB)
ConsultingJul 13, 2023
Network to land a job in consulting (McKinsey, BCG, Bain)
7 tips on how to use networking to help you land a job at McKinsey, BCG, Bain, and other top consulting firms.
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Mutually Exclusive and Collectively Exhaustive (MECE)
ConsultingJun 27, 2023
MECE Framework (Meaning, Examples, McKinsey)
MECE stands for Mutually Exclusive and Collectively Exhaustive. McKinsey consultants use MECE frameworks all the time. In this short tutorial we teach you 3 simple secrets to make your own frameworks MECE in case interviews.
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Case Interview
ConsultingJun 16, 2023
Case interview prep (7 steps to an offer at McKinsey, BCG, etc.)
Step-by-step case interview preparation guide to help you get offers from top consulting firms like McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Deloitte, and more. Includes case frameworks and example cases to practice with, plus tips on PEI and fit questions.
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Questions to ask at the end of a consulting interview
ConsultingJun 08, 2023
8 brilliant questions to ask at the end of a consulting interview
Interviews are a two-way street. Interviewers will assess whether you can make a good management consultant. In return, you need to prepare unique questions that will help you understand if the employer is a good fit for you or not. You should ask these questions at McKinsey, BCG, Bain and other firms.
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roland berger interview
ConsultingJun 08, 2023
Roland Berger case interview (questions, process, prep)
This free Roland Berger case interview guide provides an overview of what to expect during the interview process, as well as resources to help you prepare for Roland Berger's case interviews, behavioural interviews, group case presentations, and more.
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McKinsey careers
ConsultingMay 18, 2023
McKinsey careers: the ultimate guide
Interested in a career at McKinsey, but not sure which type of job to apply for? There are 8 main job types at McKinsey, and in this post, we'll help you decide which one is the best fit for you. In addition, we'll take you through the McKinsey career path, so you can see each level from Business Analyst to Partner.
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What do consultants really do
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
What do consultants really do at McKinsey, Deloitte, etc?
Forget the buzzwords and vague generalisations. In this article, we're going to cut right to the heart of the question "what do consultants do?". From day-to-day life to what type of clients and projects they work on.
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Group case interviews
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
Group case interviews: what to expect and how to prepare
Group case interviews have become more common at top consulting firms like McKinsey over the last several years. These interviews test for skills that are not captured by normal case interviews, and you'll want to be well prepared. Maximise your chances of success, by reviewing this detailed guide.
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Case interview issue tree
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
Issue trees: how to use them in case interviews?
Issue tree analysis is used by McKinsey and other consulting firms to solve client problems. MECE issue trees (aka logic trees) are used to break down complex questions into simpler sub-questions. In this post we cover issue tree examples and templates you can reuse in your own case interviews.
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Phone and video case interviews at McKinsey, BCG and Bain
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
Phone and video case interviews at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain
Phone case interviews are used at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain to screen and assess candidates early in the recruiting process. We cover the main tips you need to remember to ace your phone case interview and make it to the next round.
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Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) consulting case studies
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
How to master M&A consulting case studies?
M&A cases often come up in consulting interviews. In this article we share the M&A case framework you should use in your interviews. And also walk through a few M&A case study examples.
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Market entry consulting cases
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
How to crack market entry consulting cases?
Market entry strategy frameworks can be used to crack consulting case interviews. We step through a market entry case study and provide an example solution.
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Best case interview books
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
Popular case interview books reviewed
We review the top 6 case interview books and tell you which ones are worth reading and which ones are not. This includes Case Interview Secrets, Case In Point, and other popular books on this topic.
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Pricing consulting cases
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
How to approach pricing consulting cases
Pricing cases are common in consulting interviews at McKinsey, BCG, and Bain. We analyse a pricing framework and examples you can use in your consulting case interviews.
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Big 3 Consulting firms: McKinsey, BCG and Bain (MBB)
ConsultingMay 17, 2023
Big 3 consulting firms: McKinsey, BCG and Bain (MBB)
The Big 3 / MBB is the name given to the three largest strategy consulting firms in the world by revenue: McKinsey, BCG and Bain. These firms also hold the highest prestige.
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Kearney case interview
ConsultingApr 20, 2023
Kearney Case Interview Guide (process, questions, prep)
The ultimate guide to Kearney case interviews. Learn about the Kearney interview process, what questions to expect, how to answer them and how to prepare. Essential reading for anyone applying to a consulting position at Kearney.
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Ernst & Young (EY-Parthenon) case interview
ConsultingApr 19, 2023
EY-Parthenon Case Interview Guide (process & prep)
The ultimate guide to EY-Parthenon case interviews. Learn about the EY interview process, what questions to expect, how to answer them, and how to prepare. Essential reading for anyone applying to a consulting position at Ernst and Young.
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Oliver Wyman case interview
ConsultingApr 13, 2023
Oliver Wyman Case Interview: Ultimate Guide (2024)
The ultimate guide to Oliver Wyman case interviews. Learn about the consulting interview process, what questions to expect, how to answer them and how to prepare. Essential reading for anyone applying to a consulting position at OW.
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Deloitte case interview
ConsultingApr 06, 2023
Deloitte Case Interview (questions, process, prep)
The ultimate guide to Deloitte case interviews. Learn about the interview process, what questions to expect, how to answer them, example case studies and a preparation plan. Essential reading for anyone applying to a consulting position at Deloitte.
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PWC (Strategy&) case interview
ConsultingApr 06, 2023
PwC (Strategy&) Case Interview (questions, process, prep)
The ultimate guide to PwC Consulting and Strategy& case interviews. Learn about the interview process, what questions to expect, how to answer them and how to prepare. Essential reading for anyone applying to a consulting position at PwC (Strategy&).
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Accenture case interview
ConsultingApr 04, 2023
Accenture case interview (questions, process, prep)
The ultimate guide to Accenture case interviews. Learn about the interview process, what questions to expect, how to answer them and how to prepare. Essential reading for anyone applying to a consulting position at Accenture.
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why consulting interview question
ConsultingMar 30, 2023
Why consulting? 7 GREAT interview answers (+ 4 bad)
"Why consulting?" is one of the first questions you'll be asked in your consulting interview at McKinsey, BCG, Bain, etc. Learn which reasons you should give, see our example answer, and learn how you should structure yours.
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Case interviews tips for McKinsey, BCG and Bain (MBB)
ConsultingMar 23, 2023
15 case interviews tips for McKinsey, BCG and Bain
15 case interview tips to get an offer at McKinsey, BCG and Bain. Start preparing early. Learn the case fundamentals. Practice with peers. Always use the same step-by-step approach. Listen carefully and ask clarification questions. Structure, structure, structure. Don't reuse case frameworks. Etc.
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Consulting resume keywords
ConsultingMar 23, 2023
20 consulting resume keywords recruiters look for
List of consulting resume keywords and buzzwords that firms like McKinsey, BCG and Bain look for. Also includes a sample resume and cover letter you can download.
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BCG case interview
ConsultingMar 22, 2023
BCG case interview - How to prepare (2024)
BCG case interviews comprehensive list of preparation facts and tips. From case questions to fit / PEI questions and a comprehensive preparation plan. Also includes one live BCG case interview video extract.
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McKinsey Case Interview Preparation
ConsultingMar 22, 2023
McKinsey Case Interview Prep (process, questions, tips)
Comprehensive list of preparation facts and tips for the McKinsey case interviews. From the basics to the best success strategies.
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Capital One case interview
ConsultingFeb 03, 2023
Capital One Case Interview (Questions, Process, Prep)
Learn everything you need to know to succeed on a Capital One case interview. Includes a video demonstration, list of preparation facts, and other tips. From the basics to the best strategies.
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Dress code for consulting interview
ConsultingDec 20, 2022
Dress Code for Interviews at McKinsey, BCG, Bain, etc.
If you're fortunate enough to land an interview at a leading consulting firm like McKinsey, BCG, or Bain don't blow your chance by dressing poorly. In this article, we cover everything you need to know about the dress code for consulting interviews, so you can avoid common pitfalls and ace your interview!
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Top consulting firms
ConsultingDec 20, 2022
The 9 most prestigious consulting firms in the world
The 9 top consulting firms in the world ranked by prestige. These management consulting firms focus on strategy work, are generally the biggest in terms of revenues and have also been around the longest.
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21 market sizing questions with answers
ConsultingDec 19, 2022
21 market sizing questions with answers (McKinsey, BCG, etc.)
A comprehensive list of typical market sizing questions, from medium to hard, with high quality answers. The ultimate resource to help you practise for your case interview.
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Why McKinsey? Why BCG? Why Bain? Interview questions
ConsultingNov 28, 2022
“Why McKinsey?” interview question (with sample answer)
The Why McKinsey? interview question is certain to come up in your consulting interviews. In this article we break down how you can give a strong answer to the "Why McKinsey?" question, with a sample answer.
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nighttime image of Boston skyscrapers
ConsultingNov 28, 2022
“Why BCG?” interview question (with sample answer)
The Why BCG? interview question is certain to come up in your consulting interviews. In this article we break down how you can give a strong answer to the "Why BCG?" question, with a sample answer.
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Woman in suit working on a tablet
ConsultingNov 28, 2022
“Why Bain?” interview question (with sample answer)
The Why Bain? interview question is certain to come up in your consulting interviews. In this article we break down how you can give a strong answer to the "Why Bain?" question, with a sample answer.
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Consulting cover letter
ConsultingSep 15, 2022
Consulting cover letter guide (for McKinsey, BCG, Bain, etc.)
See an example cover letter that got offers from all the MBB firms, download a free template, and write your consulting cover letter with our step-by-step tips.
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Case interview maths
ConsultingAug 16, 2022
Case interview maths (formulas, practice problems, and tips)
Practice consulting interview maths with this list of tricks, example questions, drills, and a free cheat sheet. Prep for case maths at McKinsey, BCG, Bain, etc.
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Boutique vs. MBB consulting firms
ConsultingAug 03, 2022
Boutique vs. MBB consulting firms (and how to move to MBB)
Differences between boutique and MBB consulting firms, including size, projects, salaries, etc. Plus strategies for moving from a boutique firm to an MBB firm.
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Big 4 vs MBB
ConsultingJul 20, 2022
Big 4 vs. MBB differences (and moving from Big 4 to MBB)
Detailed comparison of the Big 4 and MBB firms based on size, services, salaries, etc. Plus strategies for moving from a Big 4 firm to an MBB firm.
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McKinsey Personal Experience Interview (PEI) questions
ConsultingJun 15, 2022
Ultimate guide to McKinsey PEI (questions, process and prep)
All the information you need to ace McKinsey Personal Experience Interview questions, including example questions, answer framework, tips and prep guide.
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Case interview frameworks
ConsultingJun 09, 2022
Top 7 case interview frameworks (and how to create your own)
List of consulting frameworks, including explanations of each one. Plus a step-by-step guide for creating custom frameworks during case interviews.
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Consulting interview questions
ConsultingDec 23, 2021
31 consulting interview questions (from McKinsey, BCG, etc.)
A list of consulting interview questions from McKinsey, BCG, Bain, and other leading firms. Includes fit, behavioural, market sizing, and case question examples.
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Market sizing questions
ConsultingSep 27, 2021
Market sizing: the ultimate guide (inc framework and cheat sheet)
Market sizing questions often come up in case interviews. We teach you how to answer them using a step-by-step approach and also list a few examples with answers you can use to train. Finally, we also talk about two useful shortcuts and share a cheat sheet you can use to prepare.
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Bain case interview
ConsultingJul 23, 2021
Bain case interview - How to prepare (2024)
Bain case interview preparation guide, including a comprehensive list of facts and tips. This free guide covers everything from case questions to fit / PEI questions, as well as an example Bain case interview video extract.
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McKinsey Problem Solving Game
ConsultingJul 23, 2020
McKinsey Problem Solving Game: the ultimate guide
McKinsey's Problem Solving Game (Digital Assessment) is a new and very different step in the firm's interview process. This guide explains what the assessment is, the areas of your thinking that it tests, and how you can prepare for it.
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ConsultingMar 13, 2020
Written case interviews: the ultimate guide
This in-depth guide to written case interviews provides an overview of what to expect in this unique interview format, which is used by leading consulting firms like BCG and Bain. In addition, this guide will provide you with tips and a preparation plan to help you succeed.
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ConsultingSep 27, 2019
How to get into consulting: 6 steps to land a job offer
Consulting is one of the most competitive industries in the world, and if you want to break into consulting, you'll need to be prepared for a rigorous interview process. In this article, we'll walk you through 6 critical steps that will help you land a job at a top consulting firm like McKinsey, BCG, or Bain.
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McKinsey internship
ConsultingSep 04, 2019
McKinsey internships: the ultimate guide
McKinsey internships can be broadly categorised into two types: undergraduate internships, and MBA internships. This guide provides an in-depth look at each level of McKinsey's internships and also provides insights to help you get an internship offer at McKinsey!
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Consulting career path
ConsultingApr 30, 2019
Consulting career path: 6 steps to the top (McKinsey, BCG, Bain)
Consulting is not your typical 9-to-5 job. It offers unique opportunities, along with challenges you won't find in a normal corporate firm. Understanding the differences can be really difficult. Check out this post to get your consulting career path questions answered.
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Big 4 accounting firms
ConsultingJan 25, 2019
Big 4 accounting firms: ranking, revenue, and salary
Big 4 accounting firms ranking by revenue: Deloitte ($43bn), PWC ($41bn), EY ($35bn) and KPMG ($29bn). But what's the average starting salary at a Big 4? And what do these firms actually do?
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Experienced hire consulting resume
ConsultingAug 20, 2018
How to write a great experienced hire consulting resume?
Experienced hire consulting resume tips and sample PDF which can be used for firms like McKinsey, BCG and Bain.
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Transition from PhD to consulting
ConsultingAug 01, 2018
How to transition from PhD to consulting?
PhD to consulting comprehensive guide. We cover which consulting firms hire PhDs, what salary to expect, why going into consulting is a good idea for a PhD student and how to prepare your resume.
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PhD consulting resume
ConsultingJun 19, 2018
How to write a great PhD consulting resume?
A strong PhD consulting resume is a must if you want to leave academia for consulting. We share our top tips to get you into firms like McKinsey, BCG and Bain.
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Profitability consulting cases
ConsultingMay 01, 2018
How to master profitability consulting cases?
Learn to solve profitability framework case interviews. Profitability case studies are very common and it is therefore important that you know what framework to use to crack them.
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Case interview finance concepts
ConsultingJun 19, 2016
Case interviews: what finance concepts do I need to know?
The list of finance concepts you could learn is long: fixed costs, return on investment, net present value, etc. We tell you which ones to focus on.
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