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The PPEs of College and Consulting

I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with an interdisciplinary major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) – and no it is not three separate majors, just one. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the major, PPE is an uncommon major in the States but it is gaining momentum. It originated and was popularized at Oxford University [Fun fact: look up the degree of the current prime minister of the U.K. Hint…he’s a PPE graduate!]

Opportunities Outside of Casework

In college, a lot of the professors would say that half of learning occurs inside of the classroom, while the other half occurs outside of the classroom. I think the same is true for L.E.K. – nearly half of what I’ve learned has been outside of my casework, through conversations with peers and mentors and through the vast array of “extracurricular” opportunities provided to L.E.K. employees.

Making the Decision: Going Full Time After My Summer Associate Internship

I could give you a litany of reasons why I knew L.E.K. was the right fit for me, but I've decided to pare them down to a few good reasons why I decided to accept an offer to be a full-time associate after my summer associate internship with the firm. 

Associate Recruitment in L.E.K. Australia- Applications Accepted until March 6

L.E.K. Australia is currently recruiting Associates. Applications are being accepted until March 6th at 11:55 p.m. I interviewed my colleague Allina in the Melbourne office to find out what stood out during her first year at L.E.K. Consulting.

Tips for Interviewing at L.E.K. Consulting - Part 1

In the first of two videos, my colleagues help you prepare for the interview process at L.E.K. Consulting, from how to approach your answers, to what the job will really be like. If you are interested in a career in consulting, start with some of these interview tips. 

Frosty's Friends

This past December, L.E.K. Boston partnered with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB) to participate in their Holiday Gift Program. Known around the office as ‘Frosty’s Friends,’ this initiative has become a cornerstone of the Community Impact Committee’s annual programming.

What is the Management Consulting Case Interview Like?

L.E.K. colleagues Gil and Lauren go through a sample case interview in this video to help you prepare for this section of your interview at L.E.K. Consulting. Learn more about the discussion process, the clarifying questions, and how to be as transparent as possible during your interview. 

How is L.E.K. Different From Other Management Consulting Firms?

Funny you should ask... there are many things that help L.E.K. Consulting stand out from its peers, and 6-month international SWAPs are just one of them. In this post, I'll give you just a taste of what you can expect with L.E.K. Then, I encourage you to check out our website, and find out how you can pursue a Career with Impact at L.E.K. Consulting. 

Edge Strategy: Tapping Potential at the Edge of your Core Business

My colleagues, L.E.K. Managing Directors Dan McKone and Alan Lewis introduce Edge Strategy in this case study video, and detail the contents of their new book, "Edge Strategy: A New Mindset for Profitable Growth," due out on January 19, 2016. 

Work - Life Initiatives at L.E.K. Consulting

In this video, my colleagues in L.E.K.'s America's region take a look at the initiatives fostering a work-life balance for L.E.K. employees. From summer Fridays to the 'Out By Six' rule, learn about several programs that encourage well-rounded L.E.K. employees.