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Kick-Off Meeting. September 27, 2008. MCG Co-Chairs 2008-09. Contact info: [email protected] Brian Albert Kelvin Chan David Haffty Kapil Mohan Shweta Jain Jaclyn Zhuang. MCG Objective.

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Kick off meeting

Kick-Off Meeting

September 27, 2008

Mcg co chairs 2008 09
MCG Co-Chairs 2008-09

Contact info: [email protected]

Brian Albert Kelvin Chan

David Haffty Kapil Mohan

Shweta Jain Jaclyn Zhuang

Mcg objective
MCG Objective

“The Management Consulting Group is committed to giving you a competitive advantage by providing comprehensive student development, extensive resources and a wide range of networking opportunities. We strive to assist those within the GSB community to better understand the consulting industry and provide the tools and resources that are essential to help students make the most informed choices regarding consulting careers."

Mcg activities 1 st year students
MCG Activities – 1st Year Students

  • MCG First Year Networking Night : October 20 (New event)

  • Resume Review: October 13, 14 and 16

  • MCG Resume Book: November 7

  • MCG Career Forum: November 14

  • Lunch ‘n Learns: As per company & topic, most Wednesdays and Fridays

  • Educational Panels: early October

  • Case Workshop: January 9

  • Social events: One per quarter

From here to eternity




From Here to Eternity







Next steps
Next Steps

  • Enroll as a member: online through Acteva

    • Dues: $90 for two years; $70 for one year

    • Sign up online at MCG website

      • Google “Chicago GSB MCG” to find our website

      • We’ll be using Acteva online payment system to collect dues

      • Note: No need to drop off any checks; Acteva is the only payment method

    • Information distributed via MCG e-mail list

  • Submit resume for Resume book by October 27th

Top myths of consulting
Top Myths of Consulting

  • Only Bain, BCG or McKinsey are worth pursuing

  • You must attend every Lunch ‘n Learn, networking event, etc.

  • Applying for certain offices is easier

  • You should only recruit for consulting

Words of advice
Words of Advice

  • Make sure your resume is in the MCG Resume Book!

  • Support your peers

  • Create a plan!!

  • Respect 2nd years time up to the end of full-time interview period

  • Watch your conduct at presentations

  • Preparation is key

  • Learn to work in teams

  • Volunteer