2nd Tier Firms

When we admire someone, we appreciate and feel inspired by what they've accomplished. Admiration is a feeling based in appreciation, joy, and emotional generosity. When we admire someone, we allow our souls to feel nourished by what's possible for humanity and for ourselves. When we envy someone, we see them as a standard by which [...]

After recently posting an article on Monitor's bankruptcy and acquisition by Deloitte, I received a number of follow up questions. By far, the most common question I've been asked is: How does the consulting industry change with Deloitte's acquisition of Monitor, and what does it mean for career opportunities at Deloitte+Monitor? As I mentioned in [...]

If you've been following the news over the last few weeks, you may have heard that Monitor Group, the highly respected consulting firm, declared bankruptcy and is in the process of being acquired by Deloitte. The question everybody has been asking is, what the heck happened? To many, Monitor was considered the #4 firm behind [...]

LEK Offer Success Story: First of all I want to say thank you for all the materials you provide (LOMS, eNewsletter, etc.)! I received the offer from LEK yesterday and accepted it. I'm excited to be a F1Y soon. Actually this is not the first time I apply for consulting firms. I graduated with MSc [...]

The AT Kearney Recruitment Test seems to be a new candidate filtering tool that AT Kearney has adopted in 2012 (at least that is the first time I'm hearing of this test from multiple sources). For AT Kearney, the test fulfills the same role as the McKinsey Problem Solving Test does for McKinsey -- a [...]

The following is a field report from a CIB who has recently taken the AT Kearney Analytical Skills Test. Unlike the McKinsey Problem Solving Test (McKinsey PST), the ATK test is mainly a test of excel skills and speed.  See below for more details: --- Field Report --- I have taken the test and have [...]

Question: Thanks for your website! It's also thanks to your suggestions that I've received an internship offer for BCG in Europe. My question is the following: I've also been invited to the last step of Monitor recruiting, and I was told it will be also about a "role play" - what is the best way [...]

Following is a success story from a new Roland Berger consultant. Field Report: This quick mail to thank you up for your material. I've just got an offer from Roland Berger in Paris (and unfortunately got rejected at McKinsey at the last round). On this experience I can say that I've found your advice 99% [...]

Question: I have a question for you that I imagine is somewhat unique. First of all, I want to thank you for the programs you've put together. The free program and Look Over My Shoulder® have been invaluable in preparing for case interviews. As a result of the help you've provided, I'm currently in a [...]

Interest in Oliver Wyman careers has grown as the firm is currently the fastest-growing consultancy within the top ten. (Smaller firms have an easier time being fast-growing; so the top ten distinction is critical here.) Below you'll find an overview of noteworthy features associated with Oliver Wyman careers. Company Structure Oliver Wyman's parent company is [...]

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