Consulting industry insights with Patrick Curtis,

Quick wins interview with Patrick Curtis, a former investment banker and now the Founder/CEO of (WSO). In this interview, Patrick shares his career journey and how he got exposure to consulting in his college years, as well as how he made the leap into entrepreneurship. Patrick also shares the founding story of his popular website and its emerging, highly engaged consulting community.

WSO now offers consulting industry reports, a user-driven data collection effort that offers valuable key insights for the consulting community such as compensation data,  consulting firm reviews, and diversity stats.  Patrick shares his vision of the consulting industry data collection, some interesting emerging insights, and how you could become part of the conversation.

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Demystify the Consulting Hiring Process from the Mindset of a Campus Recruiter

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Quick Wins interview with Sammi, a seasoned top 10 consulting firm campus recruiter specifically focused on hiring first-year analysts. This is the 3rd installment of our Welcome Back to Campus series, specifically focused on undergraduate and graduate students seeking to begin a consulting career. In this episode, Sammi helps demystify the recruiting process and provides insights on the process from a recruiter’s perspective.

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The Journey from Internship to Full-time Job Offer with Briana

Crossroads interview (the Intern edition) with Briana, a senior at Seton Hall University who recently completed 2 years of internships that ultimately resulted in her obtaining a full time consulting job offer this summer.  In this second episode of our Welcome Back to Campus series, Briana shares her journey as well as techniques she used to successfully be invited to intern two years in a row at one of the world’s top firms and then ultimately landed a full time job offer.

In today’s career dilemma, Briana and I also give career advice to an intern that doesn’t receive a full-time job offer at the end of a summer internship.  I provide additional thoughts to consider at the end of the episode in a quick MECE Mentoring Moment on how to land and maximize a consulting internship experience.

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Boost Case Interview Performance with Destin Whitehurst of

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Quick Wins interview with Destin Whitehurst, co-founder of kicks off the Welcome Back to Campus series.  Destin shares his own career journey as a former consultant while providing insights and ideas on how consulting candidates can take their interview performance to the next level, and how to best leverage mock case interviews.

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Kicking Off the Welcome Back To Campus Series

Special edition of The MECE Muse Unplugged to kick off September’s Welcome Back to Campus Series,  an episode designed to provide college students an orientation to the podcast show.


Christie shares highlights of upcoming episodes for the next month, all covering topics undergraduate or graduate college students interested in consulting would find valuable. Episode topics include interview case preparation, from internships to a full-time consulting offer, mindset of a recruiter, and college admissions coaching services.