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    preparing skills for big3 after reject in interviews (1-s round in Mckinsey, BCG)

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    Most recent answer on Dec 18, 2020
    <p>I have a question, I got rejected in big 3, I want to get relevant experience and continue applying again in 12-18 months.<br> What do you recommend to return to the industry (strategy or project management) or go into consulting in big 4 to develop skills for MBB?</p> <p>My education - I have been working as a product manager and project manager in the oil industry for 4 years.</p> <p>I will be grateful for feedback</p>
    Hi, There is no right answer to this question. A couple of path can be taken (regardless of the options you still need to prepare for the case): Apply to tier 2 strategy consulting (Kearney, Roland Berger, LEK, Ol ... (read entire answer)
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    Navigating an Offer from Startegy& Middle East Office

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    Recent activity on Nov 02, 2020
    <p>Hello, </p> <p>I recently got an offer at Startegy&amp; and wanted to ask some questions (Feel free to only answer one or two of these)</p> <p>1. How prestigious is Strategy&amp; in the region </p> <p>2. I have the option to be based in Dubai or Riyadh, which one should I choose? </p> <p>3. Are the exit opportunities good in this firm?</p> <p>4. I read some bad reviews about the firm in Glassdoor, how accurate are those?</p> <p>5. What things should I consider before accepting an offer in general?</p> <p>6. How easy is it to get international assignments in the firm, do they have good programs for that?</p> <p>Thanks in advance for your time,</p>
    1. How prestigious is Strategy& in the region Very. In the ME they are in the MBB tier. 2. I have the option to be based in Dubai or Riyadh, which one should I choose? Whever you see yourself fitting the best! ... (read entire answer)
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    How are the chances to change from big 4 audit or advisory to MBB consulting?

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    Most recent answer on Sep 21, 2020
    Hi Anonymous, big 4 audit or advisory is pretty different from strategy consulting, thus you would not benefit from the lateral hires opportunities that non-MBB strategy consultants may have, with lower chances to get ... (read entire answer)
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    Received an offer from an MBB but already signed a contract from a rival firm. What do i do?

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    Most recent answer on Sep 20, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 20, 2020
    <p>Hi, <br> <br> I'm not really sure what to do here. I really do want the MBB offer but I'm afraid of burning the bridge with the other firm and just have all of this blow up on me. Any advice would be incredibly appreciated. I only have until tomorrow to make the decision so that adds a fun twist to things.<br> <br> Cheers</p>
    Hi A, I guess your situation can be relevant to some other candidates. Here's what I think if you do not accept the MBB offer than anyone else will. You've got such an opportunity, why not use it? As for the rival ... (read entire answer)
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    MBB APAC vs Strategy& London

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    Most recent answer on Aug 31, 2020
    <p>Will exit opportunities at Strategy&amp; London &gt; exit opportunities at MBB APAC? I understand that work-life balance would be better in London, but the MBB brand &gt; Strategy&amp;.</p> <p>Any advice on which I should take?</p>
    Exit opportunities are signficantly better from MBB than from Strategy&. Full stop. Even if you're looking to return to London, the MBB network is extensive/vast and world-recognized...you'll be able to leverage b ... (read entire answer)
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    What is the difference between Parthenon / Strategy& / Monitor culture? All I can find is information about MBB culture.

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    Most recent answer on Jul 23, 2020
    <p>I am applying to the strategy departments of Big4 (in Germany), and unfortunately I do not know anybody working there. Therefore, I would like to know how the different firms differentiate from each other in working culture. Thinking of a potential FIT question "why do you want to work with us (as opposed to another firm)"?</p>
    Hi there, The truth: No matter what they say, they're all pretty much the same :) Your answer: You tell them what they want to hear. On each of their websites, they list out their culture. Reference some of those ... (read entire answer)
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    What should I answer if the interviewer asked about why changing from Big 4 to MBB firms?

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    Most recent answer on May 11, 2020
    <p>So I have a major concern that I beleive it will come up during my interview at MBB firms. I currently have 1.5 years of experince at one the big four (Strategy consultanting department) and I am still not sure how can I convince MBB firms of my intentions to jump the ship. </p> <p>I love consulting in general, the only answer I could think of is that MBB firms are the best when it comes to consulting and I would love to enchance my knowledge and increase my learning curve at MBB.</p>
    It's always best to not avoid answering the question in your answer. Some things that make the most sense Better opportunities - larger clients, more diverse work, greater opportunities to learn from both within MBB ... (read entire answer)
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    MBB in Eastern Europe or tier2/big4 in Western Europe

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    Most recent answer on Mar 23, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Mar 19, 2020
    <p>So as the title suggests currently thinking about strategy involving appliying to several consulting companies.</p> <p>I like western europe and I definitely see myself living there in the future due to higher standard, optimistic people mentality (as opposed to depressing in EE) and better career opportunities.</p> <p>However I also see that I will have a better chance of applying to MBB in one of the countries of EE due to me knowing one of the languages when compared to me not knowing the local language in WE. The best possible career path for me is my top priority, but I do not want to end up in an office in a country where I do not want to live, with relatively speaking much lower salary due to lower standard. Of course I can always transfer but I feel like that is going to take a few years and its always a long shot + why would they take some guy from EE?</p> <p>Now don't get me wrong, I do not want to berate someone (please forgive me if I offended someone) but I feel like working experience in a tier2/big4 would be more valued(and I could grow a lot more in western europe due to higher quality of clients/people mentality) in the western europe or worldwide (i.e if i ever wanted to work in the middle east) than an MBB exp from eastern europe - so at this point I am even wondering whether it is worth putting some of the EE offices as my 2nd / 3rd option or just scrap them all together and focus on tier2/big4 in western europe.</p> <p>many thanks</p>
    Hi A, I don’t know your full story, but in all honesty why do you have that limitation in your thinking “Either MBB in EE or Tier1/2 in WE”? In fact, you may have both! I tell you my story. I am born Ukraini ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture vs Big 4

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    Most recent answer on Jul 18, 2019
    <p>Hi all, </p> <p>What is better Accenture (Business analyst) vs Big 4 (advisory) </p> <p>in terms of brand name, pay + exit opps? </p> <p>My goal is to break into MBB, so which of the following companies provide me with a better chance? </p> <p>Thank you in advance! </p>
    Hi, I worked at Accenture and McKinsey and here are my observations: Accenture is very international and lot's of the projects will come from abroad since Accenture is leading the global accounts Salaries are a ... (read entire answer)
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    strategic planning engagement at MBB

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    Recent activity on Jan 29, 2019
    <p>Hello,</p> <p>I was wondering if consultant do a lot of strategic planning at MBB? Do they follow standard framework strategic planning? I am very curious about this type of project so I appreciate any feedback</p>
    Hi, Agree with the Guennael here. When I was working at Accenture - we've been doing these projects. I've never heard of them at MBB, since it requires only internal company capabilities. Strategic projects is some ... (read entire answer)
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    Accenture Strategy vs Simon-Kucher & Partners

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    Recent activity on Jun 18, 2018
    <p>Hi everyone,<br> <br> Which firm is the better career choice in terms of exit options: Accenture Strategy vs Simon-Kucher &amp; Partners?<br> Furthermore, how dou you view working in the strategy departements of the big 4 vs MBB?<br> By exit options I mean a transition to MBB or a change to industry.<br> Side note: The relevant geograpy is Germany/Switzerland/Austria.<br> <br> Thank you.</p>
    Simon-Kucher is a boutique firm, focused in Revenue and market growth whereas Accenture is a general strategy firm. If you want to focus on marketing, sales, etc choose Simon-kucher. In general I would say Accenture i ... (read entire answer)
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    Big 4 Strategy & Ops interview?

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    Recent activity on Apr 19, 2018
    <p>Hello,</p> <p>I am a person that has always practiced cases for MBB or tier 2 consulting firms. Since big 4 can be quite different, I was wondering if anyone has had experience with their strategy consulting practice interviews and whether their cases differ? <br> <br> I was also told that I would get a round of interview consisting of reading papers and data and then presenting your findings, could someone clarify on this?</p> <p>Thank you!</p>
    Hi Anonymous, if you are referring to the strategy branches of Big 4 (Strategy&, Monitor, Parthenon) the interview will follow the same criteria of MBB and other strategy consulting firms (fit + business cases/mar ... (read entire answer)
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