Posts Tagged ‘McKinsey’

Exclusive Interview with Duff McDonald on McKinsey, Consulting, and Business School

By - Jun 23, 08:20 AM   Comments [0]

With so many applicants interested in joining a top tier consulting firm after graduation, we thought it would be a great idea to chat with the man who wrote the book on the industry’s largest player, what it stands for, and how it has shaped...

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Quick Tips to Improve Your MBA Goals Essays on Joining a Management Consulting Firm

By - Jun 9, 13:27 PM   Comments [0]

Getting that golden ticket into a top management consulting firm is a dream of many MBA applicants. After all, it's another great brand on your resume, you get to bounce from project to impact-driving project, and you accelerate your career even more. Who wouldn't want...

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Case Interview Secrets and More with Victor Cheng

By - May 23, 08:27 AM   Comments [0]

Management consulting hopefuls, pay heed: Our latest episode of Admissions Straight Talk features the guy who passed 60 out of 61 case interviews and landed 7 consulting job offers. (Yes, I did say 60 out of 61.) Victor Cheng, is now a strategic adviser and consultant...

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Curious about Management Consulting?

By - May 17, 09:16 AM   Comments [4]

For my next Admissions Straight Talk podcast, I'm going to interview Victor Cheng. Victor has many claims to fame, including: Former McKinsey consultant, resume screener, and case interviewer. Passed 60 out of 61 case interviews and landed 7 consulting job offers. Author of Case Interview Secrets, an extremely...

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McKinsey’s Top 10 Go-To B-Schools

By - Nov 20, 03:31 AM   Comments [0]

As one of the most coveted management consulting firms in the world, McKinsey pretty much gets their pick of MBA graduates. Businessweek recently published an article which provided the top 10 “go-to” b-schools for McKinsey. This year, McKinsey hired 387 graduates from over 100 b-schools....

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Should Gupta Conviction Affect Your MBA Decisions?

By - Jun 25, 03:23 AM   Comments [0]

I recently received the following comment from ANP on an April 2011 MBA Admissions News Round Up: “I had posted that you are not giving a fair view to potential ISB applicants by ignoring the fact that Rajat Gupta was accused in the Galleon insider trading...

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MBA Applicants: What McKinsey (and HBS) Wants

By - Jul 26, 23:38 PM   Comments [0]

They were looking for four things. I didn’t know until I’d made it to the third and last round of interviews, but McKinsey and Company, the strategy consulting firm perennially ranked among the top “dream” employers of MBA students, was looking for four specific qualities...

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The GMAT, Jobs, and Admissions

By - Oct 29, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

BusinessWeek recently published an excellent article, GMAT: The MBA Job Seeker's Best Friend, exploring the impact of GMAT scores on post-MBA job prospects and the reality that some business school are encouraging accepted students to retake the GMAT to improve their chances of getting desired jobs. What is...

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