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Top Employers of HBS MBAs

October 19th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

I’m currently working for a pretty exciting biotech startup in the Kendall area – it has been an amazing (and volatile) ride.  As I was reflecting on a likely return to my summer employer (yes, a major consulting firm), I spent some time checking out the alumni database.  It’s a wealth of information… unlike my […]

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Bain vs. BCG

April 5th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Decision time.  This is a tough one.  When it comes to management consulting, there’s definitely no clear winner among the “Big Three”.  As I’ve met other people working through the recruiting process, I’ve encountered all sorts of decisions: people will turn down each of the firms in favor of the others with little consistency across […]

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First Round Interviews…

February 4th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

It’s Wednesday afternoon and I’ve finished interviews with each of the big three consulting firms.  Wow!  An intense few days, but I feel like it went fairly well over all.  I do love that each of the firms hosted on a different day… makes it much easier to go through the grind.  A couple interesting […]

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Consulting Case interviews

January 26th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Interviews are a week away and I’m already intimidated.  I was fortunate enough to be invited for interviews at each of the top 3 consulting firms: McKinsey, BCG, and Bain (along with a few others).  Which wouldn’t be so bad – I have a decent presence and can tell good leadership, influence, and teamwork stories […]

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Trying not to look at the markets…

October 8th, 2008 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I’m trying not to look at the markets (and my meager portfolio) today, but it’s impossible!  I feel like I’m seeing months of work wiped out in real-time.  Ouch.  But the only thing worse than buying at the top is selling at the bottom, right? This is a great time for business schools.  Applications skyrocket, […]

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