what kind of gear will a consultant get on day 1 at McKinsey? I could think of a laptop, smartphone, and perhaps a tablet. Can one choose, buy it and get reimbursed? How does it work? Can this hardware be used for private purposes as well? I am asking because I am thinking of getting a new smartphone and laptop. If McKinsey provided me with those and if I were allowed to use them also for my own purposes at home, I think I would not acquire any hardware beforehand.