August 2011

How to be a Master Networker [Video]

Video Tutorial on Networking from a World-Class Networker Important: If you are serious about long-term career success in any field, the video above should be considered mandatory viewing. The video above is hands down the best tutorial I’ve ever seen on networking. I wish I saw it years ago as I would have managed my [...]

BCG Offer from Non-Target School

Success Story: I wanted to thank you for your case interview videos. I must admit that I didn’t use your materials extensively (ran through the 6 hour free overview once and listened to 2-3 LOMS cases), but I believe your frameworks and commentary helped me seem a little less raw in my interviews. As a [...]

How to Overcome Rejection

Many believe that consulting skills (and by proxy case interview skills) are amongst some of the most useful skills in business. While I do agree with this statement, I do think there is another skill that is infinitely more useful in both business and in life. It is the skill of overcoming rejection or adversity. [...]

Switching Frameworks Mid-Case

Question: I work in the Venture Capital Industry and am considering a switch to strategy consultancy. Normally people switch the other way around but I think that it would be good to acquire more analytical, team and strategy skills, as I started in the VC field straight from campus. While orienting myself in the strategy [...]

McKinsey Experienced Hire Job Offer

Success Story: Thanks for your emails.  While I enjoyed receiving your insights, I will no longer need them as I have begun my new life as a consultant with McKinsey! I’d like to take a moment and say that you have a wonderful system here that positively impacted me in three main ways: 1) Your [...]

Are Consulting Firms Hiring Less Due to Economy?

Question: Are Consulting Firms Hiring Less Due to Economy? I wanted to get your opinion and insight on this: Do you feel that consulting firms, especially the Big 3 and Booz & Co., will be cutting back on the number of undergraduates they hire for full-time consulting positions in the upcoming Fall 2011 recruiting cycle, considering the [...]

AT Kearney Industry Hire

Success Story: I am writing to thank you for your website’s instruction and your emails.  I recently received an Associate offer from A.T. Kearney and I accepted. I’m looking forward to my first day on XXXX.  I am an Industry hire – meaning I graduated from business school in XXXX and worked in industry before [...]