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    The management consulting industry: the free CaseCoach guide for candidates

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

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      What are the best MBAs for consulting at McKinsey, BCG or Bain?

      For many MBA graduates, pursuing a career in management consulting is a natural next step after completing their studies. In this article, we provide a […]

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      How to move from ‘the Big 4’ or another tier-2 firm to McKinsey, BCG or Bain (MBB)

      If you’re a consultant at the ‘Big-4’ or another ‘tier-2’ consulting firm, you may be planning to progress your career by applying to join one […]

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      How networking might help you get into management consulting

      If you’re preparing to apply to a top consulting firm like McKinsey, BCG or Bain, you might be wondering if networking could improve your chances […]

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      How to go from a PhD, law degree or medical degree to management consulting

      A move into management consulting can be an excellent option for candidates who have recently completed a PhD, medical degree or law degree. However, the […]

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      The management consulting industry: the free CaseCoach guide for candidates

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

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      Management consulting vs tech: a comprehensive comparison

      If you’re deciding whether to pursue a career in either management consulting or tech – at an established company like Alphabet/Google, Amazon, Apple or Meta […]

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      What is the consulting career path at McKinsey, BCG and Bain?

      McKinsey, BCG and Bain all offer consultants the prospect of rapid career progression along a structured career path, with the opportunity to become a Partner […]

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      How does the expert track differ from the generalist track at McKinsey, BCG and Bain?

      In order to achieve client impact in specific practice areas, McKinsey, BCG, and Bain all have a requirement for consultants with deep expertise in certain […]

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      Why McKinsey? A comprehensive overview for candidates

      McKinsey & Company (more commonly known as McKinsey) is one of the world’s top-3 management consulting firms, together with BCG and Bain. It is also […]

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      Why Oliver Wyman? A comprehensive overview for candidates

      Oliver Wyman is a leading global management consulting firm, with 5,000 employees and offices in 60 cities around the world. In this article we take […]

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      Why Bain? A comprehensive overview for candidates

      Bain & Company is one of the world’s top-3 management consulting firms, together with McKinsey and BCG. It is also one of the most selective […]

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      Why BCG? A comprehensive overview for candidates

      Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is one of the world’s top-3 management consulting firms, together with McKinsey and Bain. It is also one of the most […]

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      Market sizing case interviews: seven steps to nail them

      Management consulting firms and other employers sometimes use market sizing questions – also known as estimation questions – as a standalone interview format to assess […]

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      How to survive a mind blank in a case interview

      Imagine the scene: you’re in the middle of a case interview and things seem to be going well. But then your mind goes blank at […]

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      How to conclude a case study interview

      You’ve reached the end of the analysis portion of your case study interview – but it’s not time to relax just yet! Your interviewer is […]

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      How to stand out in consulting interviews and land the offer

      The top three consulting firms, McKinsey, BCG and Bain, interview smart and well-prepared candidates all the time. Sadly, many fail to get an offer, even […]