Search found 8 matches

by acc17
Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Advice for someone new to Management Consulting
Replies: 6
Views: 935

Re: Advice for someone new to Management Consulting

THANK YOU EVERYBODY! These responses definitely give me a better perspective. Too often, I get stuck in the day-to-day slot, and not think big picture. This will help me refine my view.
by acc17
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:35 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Advice for someone new to Management Consulting
Replies: 6
Views: 935

Advice for someone new to Management Consulting

All, I've been working for a few months as an analyst at a major management consulting firm, and looking to gain a little advice on how to succeed in the industry. 1) What do you think epitomizes a successful management consultant? 2) Any sort of skills that I should learn that would help me out? 3)...
by acc17
Mon Apr 04, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Coursera -- Pay or Not?
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Re: Coursera -- Pay or Not?

I've taken some classes via Coursera but have never paid BUT I don't list them on linked in nor on a resume. If you plan on putting a list of these out publicly on your resume and Linked in then I would pay the fees so they can be verified (note that most are only $49 as far as I know). Many employ...
by acc17
Sun Apr 03, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Coursera -- Pay or Not?
Replies: 9
Views: 1594

Coursera -- Pay or Not?

I've always been a fan of Coursera, but I've never been one to pay for the actual classes. The material is great and the portfolio of school's that participate in it is pretty remarkable. I'm looking to broaden out my intellectual understanding, and especially gearing towards the classes offered by ...
by acc17
Thu Jan 07, 2016 12:19 am
Forum: Personal Consumer Issues
Topic: Overseas Volunteer Programs
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Overseas Volunteer Programs

Guess it was my turn... Received a layoff notice in December, and will officially be on my own in two weeks. I'm a young guy (24 years old) and have been applying to positions, but have started wondering if a temporary (say two months) volunteer trip overseas would be a welcome change before "g...
by acc17
Mon Aug 24, 2015 8:56 am
Forum: Investing - Theory, News & General
Topic: U.S. stocks in freefall
Replies: 3511
Views: 915078

Re: U.S. stocks in freefall

Curious, did anyone in here buy following the 1k drop?
by acc17
Tue May 26, 2015 11:32 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: New Investor- how does Berkshire Hathaway fit in a Portfolio
Replies: 12
Views: 2365

Re: New Investor- how does Berkshire Hathaway fit in a Portfolio

I know this is a very late reply, but thank you for the advice. I ended up creating an IPS -- which has been so helpful in giving me the "bigger picture." I decided on an asset allocation for everything but Berkshire Hathaway and Eli Lilly with a 45% Total Stock Market/30% Total Internatio...
by acc17
Wed Mar 11, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Investing - Help with Personal Investments
Topic: New Investor- how does Berkshire Hathaway fit in a Portfolio
Replies: 12
Views: 2365

New Investor- how does Berkshire Hathaway fit in a Portfolio

Hello all, I am 23, recent college graduate, and an enthusiastic fan of Vanguard and it's index fund offerings to investors. I've always had an interest in investing, but I really took an interest after my second year of college when a microeconomics professor of mine encouraged us to invest in a lo...

Go to advanced search