Welcome to New Readers

Received an influx of new readers in the last few days, thanks to some link love from fellow bloggers. Thanks to Marquis first and foremost, who is both a fellow Stanford grad and fellow ex-McKinsey consultant. He regularly blogs about … Continue Reading

Top 5 myths about travel as a management consultant

Travel is a defining characteristic of management consulting regardless of your company. From Bain to Accenture, from McKinsey to Alvarez & Marsal. If you’re a consultant, you can expect to become familiar with acronyms like LGA, LAX, and ORD. You … Continue Reading

Management Consulting versus Investment Banking

This is an important question for prospective applicants (in particular, undergrad/MBA students) looking for summer internships and fulltime jobs alike. The decision was easier for Kevin (our founder) than for most people. The cons of investment banking – the long … Continue Reading

Management Consulting and the Consulting Industry 101

It seems like everyone these days is in management consulting¬†– strategy consultants, business consultants, technology consultants, IT consultants, marketing consultants, and the list goes on and on. It’s a catch-all title for someone who gets paid to give their advice … Continue Reading