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Online Info and Coaching
FastMath Crack the Case: mental math prep program.
Firmsconsulting: free articles and podcasts in addition to paid subscription content.
IGotAnOffer: online platform dedicated to the preparation of McKinsey case interviews and the McKinsey PST. Discount for HGCC members.
PrepLounge: a great consulting resource that will enable you to practice case interviews via an online platform.
Evisors - for personal coaching on resume & interview preparation.
Quickhelp/Quickteach: This platform allows you to connect with interview practice partners in your local area, such as students at MIT, Tufts, BU, BC, and other universities.
Victor Cheng's www.caseinterview.com
Marc Cosentino's www.casequestions.com
Vault.com: Consulting Firm Profiles
Case in Point – Marc Cosentino
Case Interview Secrets: A Former McKinsey Interviewer Reveals How to Get Multiple Job Offers in Consulting – Victor Cheng
How to Get Into the Top Consulting Firms – Tim Darling
Ace the Case
Competitive Advantage – Michael Porter
Vault Guide – available through career offices
Crack the Case – David Ohrvall
WetFeet - may be available through career offices
Career Offices at Harvard
Harvard GSAS, SEAS, DCE, and College: FAS Office of Career Services – www.ocs.fas.harvard.edu
This is an amazing resource of personalized career advice, classes with prominent alumni, and job preparation sessions. If you are a GSAS/SEAS student, you must join their non-academic listserv and meet the fantastic counselors there. Resume and cover letter help is available here. Also available is a fall career fair filled with many consultants.
Harvard Kennedy School: Office of Career Advancement – www.hks.harvard.edu/degrees/oca
This is another great resource for students. If you are an HKS student you should definitely be in contact with this office. In addition to resume services, the HKS Office of Career Advancement offers a consulting specific career fair that have representatives from many public and private sector consulting firms.
Harvard Law School: Office of Career Services – www.law.harvard.edu/current/careers/ocs
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: Career Services Office – www.hsph.harvard.edu/administrative-offices/career-services
Harvard Graduate School of Education: Career Services Office – www.gse.harvard.edu/about/administration/careers
Harvard FAS-affiliated Postdoctoral Fellows: Office of Postdoctoral Affairs – http://postdoc.harvard.edu/career-planning
Often the OPA sponsors events aimed at those interested in consulting. If you are a post-doc you should be on their listserv.
Harvard Medical School and Affiliated Hospitals/Institutes each operates dedicated offices serving postdoctoral researchers.
Other Student Groups
Harvard Biotechnology Club – thebiotechclub.org
Harvard Graduate Business Club – harvardgraduatebusinessclub.com/
Consulting Club at MIT – web.mit.edu/mitconsulting/
MIT Science and Engineering Business Club – web.mit.edu/sebc/