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Former Employee - Senior Associate  in  Chicago, IL (US)
Former Employee - Senior Associate in Chicago, IL (US)

I worked at McKinsey & Company

Pros

Trajectory, Salary and professional development

Cons

Lifestyle, Travel, long work weeks

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Focus on lifestyle

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    Sacrifice to reach your dreams

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    Current Employee - Associate
    Current Employee - Associate

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Learn business skills
    Emphasis on teamwork
    Great opportunities for networking
    Get good experience from day 1, lots of responsibilities
    Good people

    Cons

    As many have said, the work life balance is non existent.

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    Love / hate for sure.

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate  in  Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Stellar brand cache - having the name on your resume opens so many doors
    Unparalleled access to top clients

    Cons

    Constant pressure to perform; highly insecure culture hyperfixated on hiding your weaknesses and leading to lots of organizational dysfunction

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    Go into this with eyes wide open and be clear on what you want to get out of this place

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