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    Hiring Timeline MBB preplounge
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    Tough situation - BCG

    BCG
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    Anonym A fragte vor 4 Stunden
    Hello everyone,  In March this year, while networking one partner had forwarded my CV to the HR team and I was invited to the next stage (Online test - which has minimal weightage as mentioned by them in the email). I d ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    Mckinsey case question

    Market sizing McKinsey
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    Underneath is my approach. I am open for feedback. Clarifying question: What is meant by ‘market size’? Is it (a) the total money in the banking system relevant to individual banking OR (b) total revenue in the banking ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    When is the best time to start with with a consulting company?

    Bain BCG McKinsey
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    Anonym A fragte vor 23 Stunden
    Hi, I have received an offer from a tier 1 consulting firm, they are flexible with my intake time (which I thought would be next year) but prefer me to start now so that I can shadow projects and then take holiday durin ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    Offer to Contract

    background check Bain Bain & Company BCG Case Interview BCG Bain McKinsey BCG McKinsey and Bain Boston Consulting Group Client and MBB I'm preparing to McK coming next week
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    Anonym A fragte vor 11 Stunden
    I realized that MBB will give the employment contract just one week before the starting date even if we sign the offer letter several months before. My question 1.Does it mean they will be able to cancel the offer easil ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    1 year rotation within BCG

    fit interview
    Anonym A fragte vor 6 Stunden
    Anonym A fragte vor 6 Stunden
    when I mentioned the 1 year rotation within BCG as one of the reasons (albeit smaller reason) for wanting to join the firm, the consultant during my  practice session suggested leaving it out because it would sound like ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    Junior Consultant offer at BCG

    BCG bcg consultant Junior Consultant MBB
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    Die beste Antwort (vor 6 Stunden) ist von:
    Ian
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    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
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    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, Congrats on the offer!  The short of this is that you are indeed coming below the classic Consultant position (normally 2 years before Pl promotion). To answer your questions more directly:  Prior to my MBA I ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    How to ask for mock interviews from unacquainted consultants?

    Focusing on The Core: Mock Interviews
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    Anonym A fragte vor 17 Stunden
    I've seen several coaches on Preplounge recommending candidates to ask for “mock interviews” during the networking process.  Just wondering how feasible it is? Consultants are busy people, I hesitate to ask for mock int ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    How to develop business insights and knowledge "in local context"?

    business concepts
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    Pedro
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    Principal | Former Head Recruiter for EY-Parthenon and Recruiter for Bain, Roland Berger and Internal Corporate Strategy
    Pedro
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    Principal | Former Head Recruiter for EY-Parthenon and Recruiter for Bain, Roland Berger and Internal Corporate Strategy
    The consulting firms will not require you to know the specifics of a local industry. What you need to know is the key demographics and economics data on the country (GDP, Growth rate, Salaries, Population, Ages, Income ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Follow up on networking / coffee chat request

    networking
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    Pedro
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    Principal | Former Head Recruiter for EY-Parthenon and Recruiter for Bain, Roland Berger and Internal Corporate Strategy
    Pedro
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    Principal | Former Head Recruiter for EY-Parthenon and Recruiter for Bain, Roland Berger and Internal Corporate Strategy
    Is there a reason why you want to talk to this specific partner. If so, state that on your e-mail (and your email would say something as "I am sorry for asking again for your time but I really wanted to talk with you sp ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Differences between business model and strategy?

    Internal Strategy
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    Florian
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    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Florian
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    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Hey there, There are tons of definitions of business models out there and unfortunately not one universally agreed on. In fact, Porter does not even like the concept of business models at all as he argues it is ill-defi ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Does a background check at BCG verify a candidates grades (gpa)?

    background information
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    Anonym A fragte vor 14 Stunden
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    Senior Role at Entry Level

    and Bain BA BCG BCG McKinsey and Bain frameworks mckinsey
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    Anonym A fragte vor 12 Stunden
    I am wondering what are the differences between Senior BA at Mck (Senior Associate at BCG/Senior associate consultant at bain) with BA at Mck (Ssc at BCG/Asc cons at Bain)? For someone who has 3years of work experience ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    McKinsey double final round rejection

    frameworks mckinsey McKinsey
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    Anonym A fragte vor 7 Stunden
    Hey everyone  I reached twice the final round with McKinsey for the Business Analyst position and got rejected.  For some reasons, I am not interested in applying to other consulting firms - it is either mckinsey or no ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    Should I worry about colleagues/supervisors knowing and rumoring I'm applying for new jobs?

    Application
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    Adi
    CoachingPlus-Experte
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    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
    CoachingPlus-Experte
    Content Creator
    gab die beste Antwort vor 18 Stunden
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Ignore the noise and don't give them any reason to speculate further. Avoid gossip & banter which focuses on your team/colleagues/boss/company. Keep your quality of work high. And yes, keep your job hunt commitment ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Networking with HR at MBB, to clarify questions about position / recruitment?

    networking
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    Die beste Antwort (vor 19 Stunden) ist von:
    Cristian
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    McKinsey / Oxford grad / ex Firm mock interviewer & internal training faculty / top 25% best consultants in the Firm
    Cristian
    CoachingPlus-Experte
    gab die beste Antwort vor 19 Stunden
    McKinsey / Oxford grad / ex Firm mock interviewer & internal training faculty / top 25% best consultants in the Firm
    Hi!  There are differences between some offices and firms, but generally HR is there to help and ready to hop on a call with you and clarify things. It helps to be nice and build a relationship with them because then th ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    Asking for referral in a direct way?

    Referral
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    Die beste Antwort (vor 19 Stunden) ist von:
    Florian
    Experte
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    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Florian
    Experte
    Content Creator
    gab die beste Antwort vor 19 Stunden
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Hey there, An indirect way would be to reach out to him and ask how the referral system works.  He will pick up on your request and - if willing - will automatically offer you to refer you. If not, then he would not hav ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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    McKinsey First round

    I'm preparing to McK coming next week
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    majid fragte am 22. Sep 2021
    i am preparing  for McKinsey First round can someone advise which type and level of cases i should go through from the case library thanks
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    I got interviews from multiple consulting firms as experienced hire but the timeline isn't aligned.

    Case Interview
    Neueste Antwort vor 8 Stunden
    Anonym A fragte am 22. Sep 2021
    I got interviews from multiple consulting firms as experienced hire but the timeline isn't aligned. What should I do? I am in the middle of the process with some firms and the process will start later with other firms a ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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    How to tell if you did well on the McKinsey Game?

    analytical test BCG Case Interview BCG Bain McKinsey McKinsey
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    Die beste Antwort (am 22. Sep 2021) ist von:
    Francesco
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    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
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    gab die beste Antwort am 22. Sep 2021
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi there, Would be great if you could clarify which game you are referring to (there are 3 common games used in the Imbellus and 5 that ever appeared from the start). The game tests both what you do when playing and you ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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