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Updated Sep 19, 2021

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Pros
  • "Great people who help you be the best version of yourself(in 196 reviews)

  • "Great smart people to work with(in 193 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours, remote work(in 313 reviews)

  • "Poor work life balance, lots of travel(in 73 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year
      Featured Review

      Great company, strong learning curve

      Jun 9, 2021 - Project Leader in Berlin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Knowhow of BCG is above industry, great learnings for the team, very high client delivery work.

      Cons

      Also BCG works hard to optimize work-life-balance, its still a consulting company

      1 person found this review helpful
    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work for

      Sep 17, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, Culture, People, Career opportunities Training opportunities

      Cons

      Base pay can be low

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      New BCG pay bands: New Associates: 90->100K base (116-126K TC) New Consultants: 165->175K base (207-230K TC)

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to learn

      Sep 14, 2021 - Project Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Quickly learn about all kinds of business. Projects more meaningful and impactful than other consulting firms. Respect for individuals and their ideas.

      Cons

      Fast paced and high stakes projects can put stress on your personal life

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Challenging work with great learning

      Sep 13, 2021 - Associate in Philadelphia, PA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      You will get to work with exceptional people on very interesting problems

      Cons

      -Bad WLB -Low comp compared to tech

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great

      Sep 13, 2021 - Marketing Intern in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Challenging background, diverse workspace, amazing chance to learn.

      Cons

      Challenging, competitive and very individual at times

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to learn

      Sep 11, 2021 - Consultant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive staff and tons of resources to keep you

      Cons

      Work houra are long and can be quite intense

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good

      Sep 9, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Culture, the people. Benefits are great.

      Cons

      Sometimes felt unheard. Internal movement or promotions are is somewhat misleading

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great experience, not sustainable

      Sep 18, 2021 - Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay, experience, access to smart ppl

      Cons

      Hours, self absorbed partners, travel

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Awesome

      Sep 2, 2021 - Associate in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits + now the highest payer for As and Cs of the big three

      Cons

      Hard work and unpredictable at times

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    11. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Fantastic Company

      Sep 1, 2021 - Executive Assistant in Atlanta, GA
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