Interest in Oliver Wyman careers has grown as the firm is one of the fastest-growing consultancies within the top ten. (Smaller firms have an easier time being fast-growing; so the top ten distinction is critical here.) Currently Oliver Wyman has 60 offices in 27 countries with 4,500 employees. Below you’ll find an overview of noteworthy [...]

What follows is a success story from a student who received an offer from BCG in Asia. In this story the student stresses the importance of clear communication and confidence in a case interview. Just wanted to drop you a quick note. As an experienced hire that didn’t even get interview invites coming out [...]

A student who received an interview from BCG recently asked me about how a practice case study interview works. This is an interview where you practice with a BCG associate prior to your actual interview. The reader was curious about how you prepare for this practice session and if it is truly a practice [...]

Recently I received a question from a student who was interviewing with BCG in Africa for an associate position. His question was should he focus his case interview preparation on studying for specific types of cases based on the location of the firm he was interviewing with (i.e. since he was interviewing in Africa [...]

I received an email from a student regarding an informal or “coffee chat” she was able to secure with a BCG Associate. What the student was asking about is what is the dress code for an informal interview like this and what would be the best use of the 20 minutes or, so they [...]

Below is an email I received from a student that has final interviews with McKinsey and BCG coming up asking for advice on how to prepare for the final round and my response with the best way to prepare for MBB final round interviews. The videos you posted on your website have been very [...]

A question I am often asked is what is the difference between a BCG interview in a European office vs. a US office? My response is that the consulting case interview process in Europe is more similar than different when compared with the U.S. If you look at the many success stories, we have at [...]

I received this email from a student that recently had a final round interview with BCG and got stuck on the questions in this round. What follows is this student’s story as well as my advice on how to regain confidence before their next case interview. Student’s Story First of all, I would like [...]

I recently was sent this question from a student looking for advice on how to prepare for a Bain Written Case Interview. What follows is the student’s original question and my advice on how to prepare. Question: I’ve purchased LOMS and have just completed my first attempt at all the cases. Your best practice examples are [...]

Because McKinsey is considered one of the top strategy consulting firms in the world (if not THE top management consulting firm), it is very important to the firm that its consultants represent the firm well. It is also important to realize that McKinsey charges a premium over its competitors BCG and Bain.  To justify this [...]

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