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2. McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company
% of MBAs who want to work there*: 15.84%
Headquarters: New York, NY
Type of company: Management consulting
Hiring MBAs predominantly for associate-level positions, the consulting firm seeks "exceptional people with outstanding capabilities and great potential." To impress McKinsey, which recruits from schools nationwide, it helps to be a problem-solver with strong leadership skills and a solid record of past achievements.

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Last updated May 30 2008: 6:52 PM ET
Based on survey respondents who selected as one of their top 5 ideal employers. Methodology