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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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Accepted a Job Offer

November 14th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Been a while since I’ve posted…  It’s a bit shocking to think that we’re already 12 weeks through a 16 week semester (75%!).  While we’ve definitely had a busy semester so far, it seems like the intensity comes in waves.  If you were to plot my “mindshare” on a weekly basis so far, I think […]

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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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BCG Sell Weekend

February 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I just came out of a “sell weekend” with BCG.  Each of the consulting firms host weekend-long events for offerees.  I don’t know if many industry recruiters do this, but it’s definitely a hard sell that’s bound to have an impact on the decision-making process.  I have to admit that I’m extremely impressed with them… […]

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Top 10 Case Interview Tips

February 20th, 2009 · 11 Comments · Uncategorized

After experiencing some success last week, I thought it might be nice to give back with a few bits of advice for others trying to decide how best to prepare for consulting case interviews.  I went to a bunch of the sessions provided by the consulting club & career services (including Case In Point and […]

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