What management consultants at McKinsey, BCG and Bain actually do

    Are you tired of hearing “every day is different” when you ask strategy consultants what they do? If you want a more detailed answer, you’re […]

    • What management consultants know that most people don't

      An important part of the work that management consultants do, particularly at top-tier firms like McKinsey, BCG and Bain, is participating in conversations with senior […]

    • Top productivity tips for management consultants

      If you’ve recently landed an offer from a top-tier consulting firm like McKinsey, BCG or Bain, congratulations! With your interview preparations over, it’s time to […]

    • What it’s like to be an entry-level consultant at McKinsey, BCG or Bain

      If you’re comparing consulting with other career options or you’ve just landed an offer with McKinsey, BCG or Bain, you might be wondering what to […]

    • What are the exit opportunities from a management consulting career?

      There are many factors that attract ambitious and driven individuals to the field of management consulting. One of them is the excellent career prospects that […]

    • Why people leave consulting after only two to four years

      The typical length of time for consultants to stay at top firms like McKinsey, BCG or Bain is two to four years. Some statistics indicate […]

    • The management consulting industry: the free CaseCoach guide for candidates

      At its core, consulting is simply the art of helping clients achieve their goals. Management consulting is a branch of consulting that focuses on providing […]

    • The Average Salary of a Consultant at McKinsey, Bain or BCG in London

      In this article, we’re going to lift the lid on the compensation packages typically offered by the London offices of McKinsey, BCG and Bain. Top […]

    • Salary Expectations at Top Consulting Firms from Graduate to Partner

      Consulting roles at the top strategy firms McKinsey, BCG and Bain are highly coveted and typically pay well compared to other professions.  In this article, […]

    • Consulting vs Start Ups

      Working in a startup is increasingly seen as a competitive alternative to working in strategy consulting at top firms like McKinsey, BCG and Bain. It’s […]

    • Why work in management consulting?

      Are you considering a transition into consulting from your current job? Maybe your class peers are talking about consulting like it’s the next big thing. […]

    • Why Some Consultants Don't Make Partner

      Only a small percentage of consultants who join top consulting firms like McKinsey, BCG, and Bain make it to Partner. We estimate that around 5% […]

    • Is a career in management consulting right for me?

      If you’re considering applying to top consulting firms such as McKinsey, BCG, or Bain, then you’ve likely wondered if you’re the kind of person that […]

    • Consulting vs Investment Banking

      If right now you’re considering a career in either strategy consulting at a top firm or investment banking then you’re probably wondering which option is […]

    • What are the Best Parts About Being a Consultant at Bain, BCG or McKinsey?

      If you’ve read our article on the Cons to a Life in Consulting, then you may also want to know about the Pros and highlights, […]

    • How to Prepare for Your First Day and Career at a Top Consulting Firm

      If you’re reading this because you’ve landed an offer at a top consulting firm then congratulations! To make sure you’re prepared for your first day, […]

    • "Up or Out" Policy: What It's Like to be Pushed Out Of McKinsey, BCG, or Bain

      Top consulting firms McKinsey, BCG, and Bain, pride themselves on being meritocratic workplaces where promotions are based on the demonstration of ability and potential. The […]

    • The Difference Between Generalist and Expert Roles at Top Management Consulting Firms

      Top consulting firms like McKinsey, BCG, and Bain are increasingly hiring specialized consultants who have experience in a specific industry or function. This is most […]