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    Case question for banking (Citi)

    Case Interview investment banking McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Oct 24, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on Oct 23, 2021
    Hi peers, Last month, I was rejected by McKinsey after a long journey (3 interviews in the final round). Then, I've decided to start to looking for new opportunities and I've applied for LATAM New Analysts Program for C ... (read entire question)
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    on Oct 24, 2021 on Oct 24, 2021
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    McKinsey vs Boutique investment banking

    Banking consulting investment banking McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Oct 20, 2021
    The best answer (on Oct 20, 2021) is from:
    Agrim
    CoachingPlus Expert
    #1 CoachingPlus Expert | 100% personalised | BCG Dubai PL | 2021 Real MBB+ Cases | Case/PEI/Fit/CV | 6+ years Consulting
    Agrim
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    gave the best answer on Oct 20, 2021
    #1 CoachingPlus Expert | 100% personalised | BCG Dubai PL | 2021 Real MBB+ Cases | Case/PEI/Fit/CV | 6+ years Consulting
    Some differences according to me - personal opinion: Career progression is faster and easier in consulting. The tenures are fixed, the career path is fixed, and its also easy - you just keep improving your areas of deve ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 20, 2021 on Oct 20, 2021
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    Wall Street Prep

    investment banking Private Equity
    Bryan asked on Oct 17, 2021
    Bryan asked on Oct 17, 2021
    I have access Wall Street Prep's Passport which gives you full access to their library of courses.  Looking to swap the access for WSO Elite Modeling Package or BIWS Platinum.  DM me if you are interested.
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    on Oct 17, 2021 on Oct 17, 2021
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    Offer Consideration: Kearney Dubai

    A.T. Kearney business analyst consulting industry entry level investment banking Kearney dubai Private Equity
    Most recent answer on Sep 09, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 09, 2021) is from:
    Agrim
    CoachingPlus Expert
    #1 CoachingPlus Expert | 100% personalised | BCG Dubai PL | 2021 Real MBB+ Cases | Case/PEI/Fit/CV | 6+ years Consulting
    Agrim
    CoachingPlus Expert
    gave the best answer on Sep 09, 2021
    #1 CoachingPlus Expert | 100% personalised | BCG Dubai PL | 2021 Real MBB+ Cases | Case/PEI/Fit/CV | 6+ years Consulting
    Your question and situation is complex to answer over this forum. Please write to me - I have recently had 2 coachees for Kearney Dubai and several more for Dubai in-general. Having worked in Dubai, I can also answer yo ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 09, 2021 on Sep 09, 2021
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    Is there a dedicated book about management consulting career for people aspiring to break into the job?

    financial analysis investment banking management consulting recruiting
    Most recent answer on Feb 26, 2021
    The best answer (on Dec 22, 2020) is from:
    Antonello
    Expert
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    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Antonello
    Expert
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    gave the best answer on Dec 22, 2020
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Hi, Try with the following ones: - Million Dollar Consulting, by Alan Weiss. - Getting Started in Consulting, by Alan Weiss. - The McKinsey Mind, by Ethan Rasiel. - The McKinsey Way, by Ethan Rasiel. - 90 Da ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 26, 2021 on Feb 26, 2021
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    Investment banking Analyst to consulting

    IBD investment banking
    Most recent answer on Feb 22, 2021
    The best answer (on Feb 21, 2021) is from:
    Sadik
    Expert
    Ex M&A banker and Consultant at JP Morgan and Oliver Wyman
    Sadik
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Feb 21, 2021
    Ex M&A banker and Consultant at JP Morgan and Oliver Wyman
    Hey! I have personally made the step from Analyst II to Consultancy. My reasoning was exactly the same to taste a bit more strategic and operational work rather than purely financed on modelling/valuation. Ultimate ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 22, 2021 on Feb 22, 2021
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    Internship at a bank to get a consulting full time job?

    Banking investment banking
    Most recent answer on Aug 25, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jul 13, 2018
    Having a top-tier Bulge bracket name will definitely help your application. In my experience, a strong banking internship is actually better than a second-tier consulting internship to break into MBB. To the people th ... (read entire answer)
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    on Aug 25, 2020 on Aug 25, 2020
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    How will you reduce the operational cost for a credit card company?

    bank Banking credit card investment banking
    Most recent answer on Nov 09, 2019
    The best answer (on Nov 09, 2019) is from:
    Jamie
    Former Tier 2, now MBB in Dubai. Here to chill :)
    Jamie gave the best answer on Nov 09, 2019
    Former Tier 2, now MBB in Dubai. Here to chill :)
    Hi there, Interesting question. I will address this more like a real project, which you can convert in an interview case. 1. Clarify the problem. "How will you reduce the operational cost for a credit card company ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 09, 2019 on Nov 09, 2019
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    Type of cases in a somewhat hybrid role - preparation tips

    consulting Corporate Finance Finance Financial risk management investment banking Private Equity Quantitative risk management Risk Management
    Recent activity on Feb 28, 2019
    The best answer (on Feb 28, 2019) is from:
    Vlad
    Expert
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    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Vlad
    Expert
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    gave the best answer on Feb 28, 2019
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, I would prepare for the following: Due-diligence of the target company Synergies calculation of two merging companies 1. For DD you can use the following structure: Market Size Growth rates Prof ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 28, 2019 on Feb 28, 2019
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    Investment Banking Cover letters?

    Citi Cover letter investment banking
    Recent activity on Feb 22, 2019
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Feb 22, 2019
    Hi Rsan, Take a look at wall street Oasis, they gave great resources for investment banking. Here is a specific link for cover letters: https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/a-cover-letter-template-for-investment-ba ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 22, 2019 on Feb 22, 2019
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    Would BCG defer an offer for a year or more?

    associate BCG defer investment banking offer
    Recent activity on Oct 13, 2018
    The best answer (on Oct 13, 2018) is from:
    Guennael
    Expert
    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    Guennael
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Oct 13, 2018
    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    BCG 'may' agree to an extension, though that's not guaranteed. Note that they did feel comfortable asking me to defer my acceptance by a year a while back, so part of me would like it if you turned the table on them, ha ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 13, 2018 on Oct 13, 2018
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    Case recommendations for consulting in investment banking ?

    investment banking Practice cases
    Recent activity on Jul 03, 2018
    The best answer (on Jul 03, 2018) is from:
    Vlad
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Vlad
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jul 03, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, M&A interviews are different from consulting and are usually much more technical and detailed in financial part. Usually, they give you much more time to prepare and do the valuation on paper. Depending on the ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 03, 2018 on Jul 03, 2018
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    From consulting to ibanking?

    Banking career consulting consulting industry Finance investment banking M&A switch
    Recent activity on May 29, 2018
    Anonymous gave the best answer on May 29, 2018
    From speaking to many Investment Bankers at recruiting events at Cambridge trying to convince people that IBD>Consulting: the reason they almost all gave is that in IBD, you actually do, whereas in consulting you jus ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 29, 2018 on May 29, 2018
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    From J.P. Morgan Chase CIB to consulting ?

    BANE Banking BCG investment banking MBB McKinsey
    Recent activity on Feb 07, 2018
    The best answer (on Feb 07, 2018) is from:
    Andrea
    Expert
    Content Creator
    Former BCG Principal and decision round interviewer
    Andrea
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Feb 07, 2018
    Former BCG Principal and decision round interviewer
    Doable. Lots of stigma because is really hard to justify switch from one to the other for someone's own volition. Hours are slightly better but not life changing and travel can nullify that benefit, in US compensation - ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 07, 2018 on Feb 07, 2018
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    Is it similar to prepare for IB as consulting?

    consulting investment banking
    Recent activity on Aug 19, 2017
    The best answer (on Aug 19, 2017) is from:
    Yixu
    Current BCG Consultant; interviewed with McKinsey, BCG and Bain
    Yixu gave the best answer on Aug 19, 2017
    Current BCG Consultant; interviewed with McKinsey, BCG and Bain
    Hi there, I did. I did UBS training and was interviewed by Morgan Stanley, Citi, etc. But I gradually found more interest in management consulting. Interviewed with McKinsey, BCG and Bain (New York and Shanghai Office). ... (read entire answer)
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    on Aug 19, 2017 on Aug 19, 2017
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    How should I switch my path towards consulting/(IB maybe as well)?

    consulting investment banking marketing
    Recent activity on Aug 02, 2017
    Anonymous A gave the best answer on Aug 02, 2017
    Hi Yingzhao, I was in a similar situation (Liberal Arts BSc. degree + Marketing job experience). Two years of MiM were enough to make a ton of difference. Here are the steps I took to receive ... (read entire answer)
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    on Aug 02, 2017 on Aug 02, 2017
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    Grade Point Average for MBB & IB

    consulting investment banking MBB
    Recent activity on Sep 09, 2016
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 09, 2016
    Hi there! It’s in fact hard to tell. Depends on the reputation of your university and the aggregate grade point average of your fellow students. Basically, you should try to get into the top 5% in order to maintain al ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 09, 2016 on Sep 09, 2016
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