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Top consulting firms [2020 ranking]

By Overall Vault Ranking, Salary, Prestige, Work/Life Balance, Industry Expertise, Revenue, and more.

“What are the best management consulting firms?” That is no easy question to answer, because there is no specific metric to decide whether a consulting firm is “good”. However, there are a few common concerns – mostly about career tracks and business outlooks.

In this article, I’ll be listing the top consulting firms on the most relevant criteria: salary, work-life balance, prestige, and overall ranking. I’ll also touch on industry expertise, revenue and growth in recent years.  

Top consulting firms – Overview

What are consulting firms?

Consulting firms are businesses that sell professional advice to businesses and organizations, helping them solve problems. They do so through their in-house experts and/or external experts. Some consulting firms might specialize in one or a few industries and functions, or while others are generalist, covering hundreds or thousands of areas.

Categories of top consulting firms

When the phrase “top consulting firms” is heard, almost everyone imagines McKinsey, BCG and Bain – the “Big Three” consulting firms with the highest prestige. However, “top” or “best” are vague terms, and in the shadows of the MBB firms stand many excellent consultancies, both as service providers and employers.

Consulting firms are divided into many groups, according to size, prestige, as well as areas of specialization. Among the top consulting firms, the most notable groups are:

MBB Consulting Firms: MBB stands for McKinsey, BCG and Bain – the three most prestigious consulting firms in the world. Each of these firms charge HUGE amounts for their services, with each project going into the millions of dollars. They hold the highest standards in work quality, and pay the most generous salaries for consultants.
Tier 2 Consulting Firms: This group consists of large, global consulting firms, providing services for big clients. The differences between them and MBB firms are the prestige and the price of projects – Tier 2 projects tend to be cheaper, around six-digit numbers. Some famous names in this segment are Accenture, Roland Berger, Oliver Wyman, LEK.
Big 4 Consulting Practice: This group consists of the consulting divisions of the Big 4 Accounting Firms – Deloitte, PwC, EY and KPMG (usually with different brand names). These divisions are the largest consulting firms in the world, revenue-wise. Nonetheless, their projects are smaller than MBB, about the same as Tier 2 firms
Boutique Consulting Firms: Boutique is a loose term for small, specialized and localized firms, often with an elite status in their target market. These firms often employ less than 500 employees, handling smaller projects than their big generalist cousins. Salaries and benefits vary, but can be competitive with the top firms.

You can click on the name of each group for more detailed insights.

Top consulting firms – Vault consulting lists

The following lists consist of the best consulting firms to workfor in each major region. These lists base their data on surveys of working consultants, who are allowed to rate only their firm on quality-of-life issues, and only other firms on prestige and practice areas. Each list is compiled by Vault, which scores and ranks each consulting firm based on the following factors:

30% – Prestige
15% – Firm Culture
15% – Satisfaction
10% – Compensation
10% – Level of Challenge
5% – Overall Business Outlook
5% – Promotion Policies

Best consulting firms to work for – US 2020 – Vault rankings

Rank
Score
Name
1
9.273
McKinsey & Company
2
9.190
Boston Consulting Group
3
9.158
Bain & Company
4
7.930
Deloitte Consulting LL
5
7.855
Oliver Wyman
6
7.747
Booz Allen Hamilton
7
7.705
EY-Parthenon
8
7.623
PwC Advisory/Strategy&
9
7.600
Kearney
10
7.595
GE Healthcare Partners
11
7.578
Accenture
12
7.513
Putnam Associates
13
7.401
ClearView Healthcare Partners
14
7.382
KPMG LLP (Advisory)
15
7.351
The Bridgespan Group
16
7.331
Strategy&, Part of the PwC Network
17
7.304
Analysis Group, Inc.
18
7.293
L.E.K. Consulting
19
7.228
The Keystone Group
20
7.122
ghSMART
21
7.098
Insight Sourcing Group
22
7.081
Alvarez & Marsal
23
7.015
Gartner, Inc.
24
7.006
Roland Berger
25
6.953
Cornerstone Research
26
6.886
Health Advances
27
6.866
Ignyte Group
28
6.832
The Brattle Group
29
6.821
Clarkston Consulting
30
6.812
Blue Matter
31
6.811
ScottMadden Management Consultants
32
6.806
Simon-Kucher & Partners
33
6.794
The Chartis Group
34
6.738
ZS
35
6.733
Eagle Hill Consulting
36
6.634
Insigniam
37
6.569
Applied Value
38
6.551
NERA Economic Consulting
39
6.550
StoneTurn
40
6.547
Keystone Strategy
41
6.527
TRINITY
42
6.490
Cicero Group
43
6.490
DayBlink Consulting
44
6.476
LeapPoint
45
6.428
Kenway Consulting
46
6.427
Kaiser Associate
47
6.408
Innosight
48
6.396
AArete
49
6.387
OC&C Strategy Consultants
50
6.379
Pace Harmon

Best consulting firms to work for – Europe 2020 – Vault rankings

Rank
Score
Name
1
9.099
McKinsey & Company Europe
2
8.841
Bain & Company Europe
3
7.945
Roland Berger Europe
4
7.831
Oliver Wyman Europe
5
7.623
Strategy&, part of the PwC network, Europe
6
7.550
Kearney Europe
7
7.418
OC&C Strategy Consultants Europe
8
7.268
Simon-Kucher & Partners Europe
9
7.251
QVARTZ
10
7.061
Arthur D. Little Europe
11
6.996
Implement Consulting Group
12
6.916
Blue Matter Consulting – Europe
13
6.889
Teneo (Management Consulting)
14
6.848
Frontier Economics Ltd.
15
6.822
HTS Consulting
16
6.816
Charles River Associates Europe
17
6.802
Delta Partners Group
18
6.797
Marakon Europe
19
6.796
Alvarez & Marsal Europe
20
6.664
Mercer Limited Europe
21
6.621
NERA Economic Consulting Europe
22
6.607
Gartner, Inc.
23
6.598
Candesic
24
6.586
L.E.K. Consulting Europe
25
6.583
ZS Europe

Best consulting firms to work for – Asia-Pacific 2020 – Vault rankings

Rank
Score
Name
1
9.273
McKinsey & Company Asia-Pacific
2
9.190
Bain & Company Asia
3
9.158
Boston Consulting Group Asia
4
7.930
Roland Berger Asia
5
7.855
Oliver Wyman Asia-Pacific
6
7.747
Kearney Asia-Pacific
7
7.705
OC&C Strategy Consultants Asia
8
7.623
Arthur D. Little Asia
9
7.600
Simon-Kucher & Partners Asia-Pacific
10
7.595
ZS Asia-Pacific
11
7.578
Alvarez & Marsal Asia
12
7.513
Gartner, Inc.
13
7.401
Avalon Consulting
14
7.382
Mercer Limited Asia
15
7.351
Incapsulate Asia

Best boutique consulting firms to work for – US 2020 – Vault rankings

Rank
Score
Name
1
9.336
ClearView Healthcare Partners
2
9.328
ghSMART
3
9.327
Insight Sourcing Group
4
9.305
Putnam Associate
5
9.136
The Keystone Group
6
9.042
Ignyte Group
7
9.007
Blue Matter
8
8.952
Clarkston Consulting
9
8.927
Health Advances
10
8.918
DeciBio Consulting
11
8.861
ScottMadden Management Consultants
12
8.792
Eagle Hill Consulting
13
8.789
The Bridgespan Group
14
8.696
StoneTurn
15
8.686
The Chartis Group
16
8.591
Applied Value
17
8.526
Cicero Group
18
8.502
DayBlink Consulting
19
8.485
The Cambridge Group
20
8.476
Kenway Consulting
21
8.455
Censeo Consulting Group
22
8.416
LeapPoint
23
8.394
Keystone Strategy
24
8.39
Cornerstone Research
25
8.382
The Poirier Group

Top consulting firms by salary, benefits, and exit opportunities

The following lists consist of the best consulting firms in the US on three areas: benefits, compensations, exit opportunities and work-life balance. The firms are scored and ranked by Vault, using surveys of working consultants, who are allowed to rate only their firm.

Best consulting firms by salary (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
9.571
Boston Consulting Group
2
9.420
Analysis Group, Inc.
3
9.229
McKinsey & Company
4
9.185
Bain & Company
5
9.100
ghSMART
6
9.093
Insight Sourcing Group
7
9.087
ClearView Healthcare Partners
8
9.077
Ignyte Group
9
8.963
DayBlink Consulting
10
8.962
Cornerstone Research
11
8.938
The Keystone Group
12
8.775
Putnam Associates
13
8.759
GE Healthcare Partners
14
8.694
Kenway Consulting
15
8.687
Roland Berger
16
8.578
EY-Parthenon
17
8.571
ScottMadden Management Consultants
18
8.487
Health Advances
19
8.477
Pace Harmon
20
8.408
Alvarez & Marsal
21
8.395
Kearney
22
8.321
Clarkston Consulting
23
8.319
The Brattle Group
24
8.263
Blue Matter
25
8.179
The Bridgespan Group

Best consulting firms by benefits (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
9.871
Boston Consulting Group
2
9.781
McKinsey & Company
3
9.552
Bain & Company
4
9.519
DayBlink Consulting
5
9.380
Analysis Group, Inc.
6
9.256
Ignyte Group
7
9.169
Putnam Associates
8
9.152
ClearView Healthcare Partners
9
9.000
Insight Sourcing Group
10
8.839
The Brattle Group 
11
8.735
Applied Value
12
8.692
Putnam Associates
13
8.688
The Keystone Group
14
8.672
Roland Berger
15
8.652
The Bridgespan Group
16
8.609
Eagle Hill Consu
17
8.604
Clarkston Consulting
18
8.586
GE Healthcare Partners
19
8.547
Innosight
20
8.543
ScottMadden Management Consultants
21
8.471
StoneTurn
22
8.389
Kenway Consulting
23
8.375
Keystone Strategy
24
8.330
Kearney
25
8.226
Insigniam

Best consulting firms by exit opportunities (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
9.921
McKinsey & Company
2
9.881
Boston Consulting Group
3
9.804
ClearView Healthcare Partners
4
9.730
Bain & Company
5
9.562
Putnam Associates
6
9.366
ghSMART
7
9.028
The Bridgespan Group
8
8.968
EY-Parthenon
9
8.800
Oliver Wyman
10
8.786
Deloitte Consulting LLP
11
8.759
The Chartis Group
12
8.740
Clarkston Consulting
13
8.667
Insight Sourcing Group
14
8.654
Applied Value
15
8.653
L.E.K. Consulting
16
8.633
GE Healthcare Partners
17
8.629
TRINITY
18
8.553
Simon-Kucher & Partners
19
8.550
Kaiser Associates
20
8.543
Pace Harmon
21
8.540
Innosight
22
8.531
The Keystone Group
23
8.513
Ignyte Group
24
8.487
Health Advances
25
8.471
Analysis Group, Inc

Top consulting firms by work/life balance

One important dimension of any job is work-life balance. The following list consist of the best consulting firms in the US on work/life balance. The firms are scored and ranked by Vault, using surveys of working consultants, who are allowed to rate only their firm.

Best consulting firms by work/life balance (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
9.587
Insight Sourcing Group
2
9.580
Eagle Hill Consulting
3
9.282
Ignyte Group
4
9.250
ghSMART
5
9.222
Kenway Consulting
6
9.103
Blue Matter
7
9.101
StoneTurn
8
8.981
Bain & Company
9
8.978
ClearView Healthcare Partner
10
8.975
Health Advances
11
8.876
Putnam Associates
12
8.847
McKinsey & Company
13
8.793
Booz Allen Hamilton
14
8.793
Boston Consulting Group
15
8.741
DayBlink Consulting
16
8.677
Insigniam
17
8.656
The Keystone Group
18
8.653
The Bridgespan Group
19
8.596
Clarkston Consulting
20
8.577
ScottMadden Management Consultants
21
8.571
Sia Partners North America
22
8.490
AArete
23
8.468
Jabian Consulting
24
8.463
EVERSANA CONSULTING (formerly Promidian)
25
8.419
GE Healthcare Partners

Top consulting firms by prestige

The following list consists of the most prestigious consulting firms in the US. This list is compiled by Vault using surveys of working consultants, who rank the prestige of consulting firms they know on a scale of 1 to 10. They are not allowed to rank their own firm.

Most prestigious consulting firms (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
8.984
McKinsey & Company
2
8.738
Boston Consulting Group
3
8.600
Bain & Company
4
7.121
Deloitte Consulting LLP
5
6.751
PwC Advisory/Strategy&
6
6.490
Booz Allen Hamilton
7
6.474
EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice
8
6.445
Accenture
9
6.155
KPMG LLP (Advisory)
10
6.066
Oliver Wyman
11
5.780
IBM Global Services
12
5.756
EY-Parthen
13
5.749
Kearney
14
5.650
Strategy&, Part of the PwC Network
15
5.472
L.E.K. Consulting
16
5.190
Lockheed Martin Corporation (IT Consulting)
17
4.988
Gartner, Inc.
18
4.719
Grant Thornton LLP (Consulting Practice)
19
4.712
Capgemini
20
4.695
Mercer LLC
21
4.584
Oracle Consulting
22
4.518
GE Healthcare Partners
23
4.472
Northrop Grumman Corporation (IT Consulting)
24
4.347
SAP Services (IT Consulting)
25
4.307
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
26
4.274
Huron
27
4.218
Charles River Associates
28
4.206
Gallup Consulting
29
4.133
FTI Consulting, Inc.
30
4.124
ZS
31
4.113
Roland Berger
32
4.097
Alvarez & Marsal
33
4.066
The Bridgespan Group
34
4.043
AlixPartners, LLP
35
4.013
Willis Towers Watson
36
4.005
Slalom Consulting
37
3.986
Aon Hewitt
38
3.923
BearingPoint NA
39
3.902
Korn Ferry
40
3.796
Cognizant
41
3.742
Raytheon Professional Services
42
3.717
BAE Systems North America
43
3.682
Kurt Salmon
44
3.628
The Advisory Board Company
45
3.592
NERA Economic Consulting
46
3.524
Cornerstone Research
47
3.505
The Brattle Group
48
3.494
Analysis Group, Inc.
49
3.437
Tata Consultancy Services
50
3.398
Arthur D. Little

Top consulting firm by industry

The following lists consist of the best consulting firms in each industry, which is compiled by Vault using surveys of working consultants. Consultants are asked to vote for 3 firms as the best in each industry, but not allowed to rank their own firm. The “%” is the percentage of consultants who vote for that firm as the best in the given industry.

Best management consulting firms (US 2020)

Rank
%
Name
1
68.61
McKinsey & Company
2
58.71
Boston Consulting Group
3
54.02
Bain & Company
4
28.13
Deloitte Consulting LLP
5
14.66
PwC Advisory/Strategy&
6
13.47
Accenture
7
9.65
EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice
8
5.78
Booz Allen Hamilton
9
5.59
KPMG LLP (Advisory)
10
5.04
Oliver Wyman

Best strategy consulting firms (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
79.03
McKinsey & Company
2
71.14
Boston Consulting Group
3
66.26
Bain & Company
4
15.23
Deloitte Consulting LLP
5
9.57
Accenture
6
5.46
Strategy&, Part of the PwC Network
7
4.69
Oliver Wyma
8
4.47
EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice
9
4.10
KPMG LLP (Advisory)
10
3.61
IBM Global Services

Best financial consulting firms (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
33.04
EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice
2
32.57
Deloitte Consulting LLP
3
32.53
McKinsey & Company
4
31.25
PwC Advisory/Strategy&
5
24.12
Bain & Company
6
21.91
Boston Consulting Group
7
18.87
KPMG LLP (Advisory)
8
14.09
Oliver Wyman
9
10.58
Accenture
10
5.91
Grant Thornton LLP (Consulting Practice)
11
5.14
Booz Allen Hamilton
12
5.06
FTI Consulting, Inc.
13
4.36
Alvarez & Marsal
14
3.89
AlixPartners, LLP
15
3.50
Kearney
16
3.15
L.E.K. Consulting
17
2.22
Charles River Associates
18
1.95
Capco
19
1.83
Mercer LLC
20
1.79
Analysis Group, Inc.

Best healthcare consulting firms (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
34.47
McKinsey & Company
2
25.89
Boston Consulting Group
3
15.75
Deloitte Consulting LLP
4
15.66
Bain & Company
5
15.62
GE Healthcare Partners
6
12.74
Huron
7
12.74
ZS
8
10.82
ClearView Healthcare Partners
9
10.59
PwC Advisory/Strategy&
10
10.55
L.E.K. Consulting
11
9.86
Accenture
12
9.41
IQVIA (formerly IMS Consulting Group)
13
9.36
Kaiser Associates
14
7.81
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
15
6.71
The Advisory Board Company
16
5.84
Oliver Wyman
17
4.98
Putnam Associates
18
4.93
Mercer LLC
19
4.47
EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice
20
4.47
Health Advances

Best IT consulting firms (Operations) (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
45.04
Accenture
2
31.29
Deloitte Consulting LLP
3
29.57
IBM Global Services
4
13.7
PwC Advisory/Strategy&
5
10.75
Capgemini
6
9.35
Oracle Consulting
7
8.91
SAP Services (IT Consulting)
8
8.30
McKinsey & Company
9
7.80
Cognizant
10
7.57
Infosys Ltd.
11
7.18
Tata Consultancy Services
12
6.57
Lockheed Martin Corporation (IT Consulting)
13
5.96
Boston Consulting Group
14
5.40
Bain & Company
15
5.35
KPMG LLP (Advisory)
16
4.45
General Dynamics Information Technology
17
4.34
Booz Allen Hamilton
18
4.12
HP Enterprise
19
3.95
Slalom Consulting
20
3.73
Northrop Grumman Corporation (IT Consulting)

Best IT consulting firms (Strategy) (US 2020)

Rank
Score
Name
1
44.89
Accenture
2
31.93
Deloitte Consulting LLP
3
27.92
IBM Global Services
4
19.51
McKinsey & Company
5
13.94
PwC Advisory/Strategy&
6
11.98
Boston Consulting Group
7
8.36
Capgemini
8
7.87
Oracle Consulting
9
7.82
Bain & Company
10
7.63
Gartner, Inc.
11
6.80
SAP Services (IT Consulting)
12
5.62
Booz Allen Hamilton
13
5.62
Cognizant
14
5.33
Lockheed Martin Corporation (IT Consulting)
15
4.74
Tata Consultancy Services
16
4.30
KPMG LLP (Advisory)
17
4.01
Infosys Ltd.
18
3.57
SAIC (IT Consulting)
19
3.52
Northrop Grumman Corporation (IT Consulting)
20
3.42
Slalom Consulting

Best technology/media/telecommunications consulting firms (US 2020)

Rank
%
Name
1
34.41
McKinsey & Company
2
26.83
Boston Consulting Group
3
24.04
Accenture
4
23.98
Deloitte Consulting LLP
5
23.27
Bain & Company
6
15.81
IBM Global Service
7
15.29
PwC Advisory/Strategy&
8
6.22
EY (Ernst & Young) LLP Consulting Practice
9
6.03
Oracle Consulting
10
5.64
Lockheed Martin Corporation (IT Consulting)
11
5.31
Capgemini
12
5.18
Booz Allen Hamilton
13
5.12
Gartner, Inc.
14
4.80
KPMG LLP (Advisory)
15
4.41
SAP Services (IT Consulting)
16
3.69
HP Enterprise
17
3.63
SAIC (IT Consulting)
18
3.56
BAE Systems North America
19
3.43
Cognizant
20
3.18
Kearney

Largest consulting firms by revenue

The following lists consist of the largest consulting firms in 2017, 2018 and 2019, measured by consulting revenue (revenue from other areas of business – such as auditing, accounting or other professional services is not counted).

Due to variations in methodology and definitions, data from different sources may yield different listings.

Largest consulting firms by revenue (Global 2017-2018 – Gartner Inc.)

Consulting
Firm
Name
2017
Revenue
($M)
2018
Revenue
($M)
2017
Market Share (%)
2018
Market Share (%)
Revenue
Growth (%)
Deloitte
18,029
20,472
10.5
10.9
12.5
PwC
17,812
19,084
10.4
10.1
6.2
EY
15,813
17,519
9.2
9.3
10.1
KPMG
12,216
13,344
7.1
7.1
7.5
Accenture
9,119
10,430
5.3
5.5
13.3
McKinsey
8,595
9,234
5.0
4.9
6.8
BCG
5,415
6,413
3.2
3.4
17.5
IBM
3,321
3,560
1.9
1.9
6.5
Bain
3,247
3,523
1.9
1.9
8.5
Booz Allen Hamilton
2,631
2,926
1.5
1.6
11.2
Avera
9,620
10,651
5.6
5.7
10.0
Total
96,198
106,505
56.0
56.6

Largest consulting firms by revenue (Global 2019 – consulting.com)

Rank
Firm
Consulting Revenue
1
Accenture Consulting
$17,310,000,00
2
Capgemini Consulting
$15,460,000,000
3
Tata Consultancy Services
$14,930,000,000
4
Cognizant Technology Solutions
$14,810,000,000
5
Deloitte Consulting
$13,350,000,000
6
PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory
$12,253,000,000
7
Cisco Systems Consulting
$12,000,000,000
8
Ernst & Young Advisory
$11,600,000,000
9
Infosys Consulting
$10,210,000,000
10
KPMG Advisory
$10,180,000,000
11
McKinsey & Company
$8,800,000,000
12
CGI Group
$8,500,000,000
13
HP Enterprise Technology Services
$7,882,000,000
14
The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.
$6,300,000,000
15
Booz Allen Hamilton
$6,100,000,000
16
Mercer LLC
$4,300,000,000
17
IBM Global Services
$4,200,000,000
18
Bain & Company
$3,870,000,000
19
SAP Services Consulting
$3,566,000,000
20
Oracle Consulting
$3,358,000,000
21
Gartner, Inc.
$3,300,000,000
22
Altran
$2,813,000,000
23
Oliver Wyman
$2,000,000,000
24
Aon Hewitt
$1,800,000,000
25
FTI Consulting, I
$1,800,000,000
26
Grant Thornton
$1,700,000,000
27
BDO Consulting
$1,410,000,000
28
A.T. Kearney
$1,400,000,000
29
Sapient Corporation
$1,305,000,000
30
Strategy&, part of the PwC network
$1,300,000,000
31
Hitachi Consulting
$1,300,000,000
32
ICF International
$1,190,000,000
33
Navigant Consulting, Inc.
$1,000,000,000
34
AlixPartners, LLP
$1,000,000,000
35
Slalom Consulting
$1,000,000,000
36
Protiviti
$816,000,000
37
Huron
$797,700,000
38
The Advisory Board Compan
$781,800,000
39
Bearingpoint
$767,000,000
40
Alvarez & Marsal
$600,000,00
41
Berkeley Research Group, LLC
$600,000,000
42
PA Consulting Group
$556,000,000
43
ZS
$525,000,000
44
L.E.K. Consulting
$500,000,000
45
Perficient
$487,000,000
46
Simon-Kucher & Partners
$311,000,000
47
Arthur D. Little
$239,200,000
48
Analysis Group, Inc.
$200,000,000
49
Horváth & Partners
$162,000,000
50
West Monroe Partners
$160,000,0

Where can I find consulting jobs?

If you live in the USA – the home of management consulting itself – you can find vacancies right here at our partner Jooble.org.

They are one of the largest employment website worldwide, with over 2,000,000 users daily, where you can find some 1,000,000 jobs from 21,000 sites. You can find many boutique and start-up consulting firms here – those with much less publicity than the MBB/Big 4 giants, those you won’t easily find elsewhere online.

Which firm should I choose?

The choice of firm should depend on what you want out of a consulting career. Most people approach a consulting career in two ways: the short-term “three-years-then-out” and the long-term consultant.

In short terms, for building your professional portfolio and network, consulting is a no-brainer – that is, if you can get in. For this approach, MBB firms are undoubtedly the best options, firstly for the prestige, and secondly for the excellent learning and networking environment. Next down the line are Tier 2 and Big 4 groups, then the boutique firms.
In long terms, however, it ultimately boils down to your skill set and preferences. Working at large firms such as MBB can be extremely stressful, but they offer better salaries and benefits. Smaller boutiques offer less, but allow you to preserve some work-life balance and sanity.

Either way, consulting firms are highly selective about their candidates; at MBB firms, the acceptance rate is even lower than 1%; even the small boutiques need to keep their standards up to maintain their work quality and reputation.

You can start your prep process and enhance your chance at these top firms by subscribing to our newsletter, our Youtube channel, and read other articles on this website on specific consulting firms, resume writing, test preperation, and case interviews.

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