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How to Land an Internship at McKinsey?
One of the best ways to get your foot in the consulting door is through an internship with a well-known consulting firm. The McKinsey internship is one of the highest-ranking management consulting internships in the world. Interns are considered from a variety of different educational backgrounds. McKinsey only accepts 1% of its pool of candidates […]
Is a Boston Consulting Group Internship for You?
Interested in obtaining a consulting internship with Boston Consulting Group (BCG)? As a BCG management consulting firm intern, you will create impact on day one as you are mentored by BCG seniors. Through its globally renowned internship programme, BCG has developed thousands of interns into successful management consultants. Bit is a BCG internship right for […]
What Are the Best Majors for Consulting?
Management Consulting requires a lot of analytical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills. So what majors should you go for? The best majors for consulting include business administration, accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, law, and public relations. Students who choose these majors learn how to analyze data, create reports, and develop strategies. While most of […]
What Is Management Consulting? (A Complete Guide)
The global market for management consulting services is valued to be more than $130 billion, and constitutes over half of the total consulting market worldwide, according to Consultancy.org. So what does this elusive profession actually entail? Management consulting is a fast-growing field that provides advice, solutions, and strategies to improve the overall efficacy and functioning […]
Consulting Cover Letter Tips, Hacks, Requirements & Examples
If you’re applying for consulting positions at prestigious firms like McKinsey, Bain & BCG, then you may be wondering how to write a consulting cover letter. The best consulting cover letters connect your past experiences with the values of the company you’re applying to. The general format is to have an opening, 3 or 4 […]
A Guide to The Big 4 Accounting / Consulting Firms (Incl. Rankings & Salary)
Who are The Big 4? Why do people call them that? And which one is the best to work in? “The Big 4” are Deloitte, EY, PWC and KPMG and they are grouped together because they’re similar in size and are generally equally able to provide a wide array of business services including audit, assurance, […]
Mergers v Acquisitions: What’s the Difference?
Mergers and acquisitions are the life blood of investment banking divisions. Anyone working in M&A will inevitably be asked to do both. But what’s the difference? When should a company choose one over the other and how does the investment bank decide on a valuation? 1. Mergers A Merger takes place when two organisations come […]
How to Value a Company (2020) : DCFs, Multiples and Comps
Valuation is the process of deriving the currently projected worth of an asset or a company. There are many different methods used to produce valuations, and often they have different values. Therefore, it is essential to use the right technique for valuation when evaluating a particular company. Valuations are a vital part of an analyst’s […]
Top 10 Investment Banks (2020)
There are hundreds of investment banks worldwide, but each bank is different based on many categories, including revenue, total employees, global presence, and market share. The top investment banks are generally viewed as those with the highest numbers across the different categories. This article will provide a brief description of each of the top ten […]