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    Which culture attracts you more – structured or entrepreneurial?

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    Top rated McKinsey coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    A question like this is trying to get at how you think as opposed to getting to the 'right' answer. An organization needs to be both structured and entrepreneurial in order to be effective in the long run. The best wa ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    What would be a reason for you to decide against a particular project?

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    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Answering this question, it’s important to name reasons which fit well into the MBB narrative and a job of consulting – and obviously avoid the reasons which do not. Good reasons to name would be: Your tegridy – you ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    What do you consider to be your weaknesses?

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    Anonym gab die beste Antwort am 17. Sep 2019
    Hi! The first thing to recognise is why interviewers ask this question. Ultimately, they want to know how aware you are of your development areas, how you feel about you "weaknesses", and whether those "weaknesses" ar ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Suppose you find out that your employer is doing something illegal – how do you deal with it?

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    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    McKinsey has recently started to test moral integrity of the candidates in the second round of the interviews – reach out to me if you want to know more. Regarding this particular question – that's a question to test ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Why did you take this degree?

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    Passion, personal interest or working goals are good arguments to deep dive. Best, Antonello
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    What can you bring to the company?

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    Anonym A fragte am 23. Sep 2019
    How would you answer this question in your Personal Fit interview? Receive feedback on your answer and browse through the Q&As to review the approaches of other applicants and experts.
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    What are your greatest professional strengths?

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    It depends on the position you are applying for. E.g. for entry levels you should focus on the skills more stressed during your assessment, e.g. problem solving and team working, providing 2 or 3 good examples from your ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Which role do you play in a team?

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    McKinsey Senior EM & BCG Consultant | Interviewer at McK & BCG for 7 years | Coached 300+ candidates secure MBB offers
    Hi! Please emphasize how you enable the people around you to overcome obstacles. This corresponds to McKinseys exact definition of "Leadership". Cheers, Sidi
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    Tell me about a time when you achieved a difficult goal!

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    Rosa gab die beste Antwort am 24. Okt 2019
    i reached a difficult goal getting my phd; difficult for me because it was long-term, requiring a lot of long term planning, getting different people to get things done on a certain time, dealing with a lot of burocracy ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    When did you last tell a lie?

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    Anonym B gab die beste Antwort am 19. Sep 2019
    the last time i told a lie was when discussing with a friend whether listening to a book was the same as reading a book. while i dont believe it is, i understand that he has struggled to get back into reading books, and ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Would you consider yourself spontaneous and humorous? (Answer: Yes) Then tell a joke.

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    Hello, I cannot imagine a scenario in which you are asked something like this in an MBB interview. FIT questions are about leadership, impact and entrepreneurial drive, asked as behavioural questions. Best, ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    What do you think constitutes successful teamwork?

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    Empathy; trust; open and honest feedback; clear team norms. Best, Antonello
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    What would you do if you won the lottery?

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    Here is your chance to demonstrate your business acumen – because winning a lottery is nothing else than getting cash, which opens up lots of business opportunities. So you could: Start your own business – think abo ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    What has been your most important non-academic success so far?

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    Sport, music, cuisine, and volunteering activities are good topics to be discussed in these situations. Best, Antonello
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    What would be a reason not to hire you?

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    Anonym A fragte am 23. Jan 2020
    How would you answer this question in your Personal Fit interview? Receive feedback on your answer and browse through the Q&As to review the approaches of other applicants and experts.
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    What is your favorite book and why?

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    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Every time a candidate would put a word “reading” into the hobbies section on their CV, I really loved to ask this question. I am myself a voracious reader, and I love a good discussion on books – so, I would definitely ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Why should we hire you?

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    McKinsey offers w/o final round interviews - 100% risk-free - 10+ years MBB coaching experience - Multiple book author
    Hi Anonymous, Most answers might not be completely wrong, but lack a fundamental and decisive detail in looking at this question. The underlying question really is "What's in it for us" from firm perspective when th ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    What advice would you give your 15-year-old self?

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    I would try to formulate an answer which fits into a consulting narrative. Here it would be, for example, good to use the fact that MBB appreciate when a candidate has a very diverse professional experience. So, the ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Who do you need as your 'right hand'?

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    Anonym A fragte am 18. Sep 2019
    How would you answer this question in your Personal Fit interview? Receive feedback on your answer and browse through the Q&As to review the approaches of other applicants and experts.
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    What is more important, dissent or consensus?

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    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    It’s a thin ice to walk on. On the one hand, if you answer “dissent” you risk of coming off as stubborn and arrogant, the person who is pushing her opinion no matter what. On the other hand, if you answer “consens ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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