How to Become a Management Consultant
Consulting is one of the hottest destinations for b-school graduates and is becoming increasingly popular for PhD and grad students. If you dream of McKinsey, Bain, and BCG, then this show is for you.
Listen to the recording of our conversation with Michael Boricki, Managing Partner at Firmsconsulting, for the lowdown on this very unique firm and excellent advice for consulting hopefuls.
00:02:18 – A consultant’s journey.
00:05:20 – Michael’s definition of “ethical behavior.”
00:07:06 – What makes Firmsconsulting different.
00:09:03 – The (very cool) services and application process.
00:13:53 – Case interview coaching and the secret to Firmsconsulting’s success.
00:18:39 – Free resources for the uncommitted.
00:22:20 – A strong social theme: The Emerging Fellows Program.
00:26:05 – What personal qualities make good management consultants?
00:30:25 – Advice for a recent college grad who hopes for a future at Bain or McKinsey.
00:33:22 – What a first year MBA should do (and NOT do) to prepare for a consulting job.
00:36:14 – $300,000 for a McKinsey interview: Do you need to go to HBS, Wharton or INSEAD to land a top consulting job?
00:43:03 – Counterintuitive advice for aspiring consultants.
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