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This success story comes from a McKinsey new hire from a non-target school who gives tips on getting an interview, and explains how to use the 80/20 rule in case interview preparation. Success Story: First, thank you for your materials, they helped a lot in the beginning. After more than 300 hours of preparation and about [...]

I wanted to share this field report from an F1Y who took a non-traditional route into consulting, had to prepare without the resources available on campus, and faced numerous disadvantages but still secured an offer. Field Report: You have undoubtedly changed my life. And I mean that in the most sincere, non-cliché way possible. It [...]

Question: It was really fascinating to read your today’s email about landing a McKinsey offer while coming from advertising. Because this is exactly what I’m going through now: I work in a top ad agency in [European city] and I’m in a middle of my preparation process for interviews in MBB. In case you would be so kind [...]

These success stories come from readers who secured offers with McKinsey as an experienced hire. I hope that you can learn from their stories if you are in a similar situation. Success Story: Thanks for your emails.  While I enjoyed receiving your insights, I will no longer need them as I have begun my new [...]

Question: I wanted to thank you for your excellent materials, specifically the LOMS program. Using your frameworks and guidelines, I was able to recently secure offers from Oliver Wyman and McKinsey (I accepted the McKinsey offer). My school is a non-target and I am not sure if anybody from my school has received a non-MBA position at [...]

Question: I’m happy to report that I received an offer from BCG this week, in no small part due to your program.  What a fantastic holiday gift for me and my family! One quick question.  Is it considered poor form to try and negotiate salary as a lateral (experienced) hire? The package I’ve been offered [...]

The following field report is from a McKinsey new hire from a Top 200 U.S. university. While McKinsey and the other top firms are heavily represented by graduates of Ivy League universities (and their international counterparts), it is not staffed exclusively this way. The story that follows is very instructive for anyone applying from a non-target school. Please [...]

Below is a success story from a student that received offers from both McKinsey and BCG. The student shares her tips on how hard work and preparation are the keys to case interview success. Success Story Hi Victor! I was just offered positions at both BCG and McKinsey!! The firms are now in the process [...]

Below is a success story from a student who was an experienced hire who passed five BCG interviews. This story offers insight into the recruiting process for experienced hires as well as tips for success in the interview. It also includes a brief follow-up from me where I add a bit more about the experienced [...]

Following is a success story report from a student who received an offer from several firms and accepted an offer from Bain in it they share a great example of perseverance. Success Story: Thank you very much for providing so much great material for free. I also found a lot of value in the LOMS materials that [...]

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