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How To Be MECE

How to be MECE (Mutually Exclusive and Collectively Exhaustive). This is definitely something that every new – and aspiring – consultant needs to learn as soon as possible. You must be MECE in your case interview approach, and on the…

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The 3 Best Dining Rewards Credit Cards

Whether you’re a takeout or dine-in kind of person, restaurant purchases probably make up a large portion of your monthly spend. In fact, the average U.S. family spends $250/month on dining out. If you don’t have a credit card that…

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Fast Math: Quant Skills

Fast math. Just the term itself is enough to strike fear into any English or History major. Here’s the thing: no matter your background, you will be expected to be comfortable with fast math during your consulting case interviews. If…

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Porter’s Five Forces

Porter’s Five Forces is one of the most well known business frameworks in the world. Named after its founder, Michael Porter, Five Forces provides a structured way of analyzing an industry and understanding how companies fit into the overall competitive…

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Case Interview: Complete Prep Guide

The case interview: it’s the ultimate test of strategy and executive communication for the management consulting industry. When I first checked out how to become a consultant, I quickly discovered that the consulting case interview is a beast unlike any…

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Big 4 Accounting Firms

At some point, you’ve probably heard about the Big 4 accounting firms. Deloitte, PwC, Ernst & Young, and KPMG are titans in the business world and each boast revenues in the billions. Altogether, they generated over $148 billion in revenue…

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