The Advisor Blog

Considering a career in consulting? Learn more about what makes L.E.K. exceptional, from first-year associates’ perspectives to office swaps to social events and networking opportunities.

From a Degree in International Studies to a Full-Time Associate

Most of my colleagues have backgrounds in business, economics, math, or engineering. I, on the other hand, graduated from Indiana University last...

Case Study: Global Agribusiness Investment and Opportunities with L.E.K.'s Peter Walter

In this case study, L.E.K. Managing Director Peter Walter discusses the recent major trends in agribusiness investment areas, including value...

How to Determine Company Fit

“Find the firms that are the best fit for you.”

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...

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

The infamous junior year internship search is grueling, stressful, disheartening, and frankly downright miserable. Not only are you trying to find...

My Summer Associate Internship Experience in San Francisco

I joined the L.E.K. San Francisco team during the summer prior to my final year as an undergraduate Business Administration major at the UC...

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

 L.E.K. Managing Directors Dan McKone and Alan Lewis encourage executives to look for the enormous, untapped source of profit that exists on the...

"Most of What You Will Learn Will Be Learned On the Job"

In the short time that I’ve been here I have worked on two different case teams, experienced my first Chick Fil-A -inspired team breakfast,...

What Skills are Needed to Become a Successful Management Consultant

 From being a team player to having intellectual curiosity, you need to be client-focused and always trying to find better results with each case....