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BCG was a great way for me to get a business background in addition to my technical education

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Former Employee - Project Leader  in  Boston, MA
Former Employee - Project Leader in Boston, MA

I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Smart, ambitious people from business and science/engineering backgrounds
Nerdy and friendly culture compared to Bain or McKinsey
Interesting projects
Opportunities to travel and work abroad

Cons

Long hours
Travel can be heavy and takes a toll on some, but it's part of the consulting lifestyle
If you have specific interests, can be difficult to make sure you work on them

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Hard work but great benefits

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great stepping stone for any career path, best health benefits at any company I've seen, clear career trajectory with no surprises

    Cons

    Unpredictable lifestyle, Mon-Thurs travel, long hours

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A unique company with truly talented individuals.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    -Talented, very smart employees
    -Client focused
    -Defined promotion track
    -Global footprint and travel

    Cons

    -Leadership's political gaming
    -Sharp divisions by region
    -Shifting staff and growth to Asia

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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