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Master the McKinsey PEI with Cristians new Guide and Video Course

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The average candidate invests only 10-20% of their total preparation time for the PEI. As a consequence, candidates often fail because of the PEI instead of the case component of the interview. They struggle to understand the expectations from McKinsey PEI stories, what granularity is required and how to go about developing them. This package is an end-to-end solution for your McKinsey PEI preparation and the most comprehensive and up-to-date PEI course on the market. It aims to be straight to the point: no fluff. The core material is a ~50-page guide, including a 1.5-hour video walkthrough. ... (ganze Frage lesen)
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What is your ideal vacation?

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The wrong answer to this question: it depends who's asking The right answer to this question: an honest answer. As a former MBB interviewer, if I'd ask this question, it would be so that I can see what you care about ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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BCG Casey Chatbot preparation

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Hi there, 1) Is it possible to prepare two days before the case? If you use a guide/course with a few simulations, it should take 6-10 hours to have a solid preparation. Depending on how much time you have available, tw ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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MSc with 8+ years of experience applying for analyst position

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#1 BCG coach | MBB | Tier 2 | Digital, Tech, Platinion | 100% personal success rate (8/8) | 95% candidate success rate
Hi Lisa! Honestly, with 8 years of work under your belt and a master's degree, I think you should apply for the associate/consultant position. I would not sell yourself short here. Network a ton to see where each firm s ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Which McKinsey Office would offer Visa sponsorship and is lenient regarding language requirmenets?

BCG McKinsey and Bain language visa
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Wow, you've got a very international situation going on over there.  Basically, you should prioritise the locations for which you have a good story to explain why you would work there.  In that sense, Spain and India ma ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Bcg middle east intern count

BCG internship MBB
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Wow, that's a highly specific question that I doubt even the BCG ME HR have an answer to :) Yes, BCG is recruiting. I currently have candidates in the pipeline for ME, though none of them are applying for internships.  ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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be part of academic research partly related to consulting field

Problem Solving Research
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Hi there, I'm really sorry, but I really don't understand what you're after here. Your Question #1: We can't answer this for you…this is what creating a thesis is about…YOU have to work through this For Question #2: I s ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Rejected from McKinsey Sophomore Summer Business Analyst, Can I apply for Junior Summer?

McKinsey Summer Internship
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Yes you can! Basically, each year (each role) is a new one!  Make sure you've addressed any weaknesses in your prior application (resume, networking, referral, cover letter, consulting-related experience, etc.). Good lu ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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McKinsey Offer

BCG McKinsey and Bain McKinsey McKinsey offer Offer Letter
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Hi there, Q: I received a verbal offer from McKinsey. Now, it has almost been 6 months and the next recruiting cycle has started, and I am asked to apply for it. What should I do in this situation? Sorry to hear about t ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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What makes a good management consultant?

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Kundenorientierung, analytisches Denken, Diplomatie, Zeitmanagement-Skills und holistisches Denken
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What applies more to you: Detail-oriented or visionary?

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Boutique firm offer vs MBB interview

boutique interview process MBB
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Hi, I guess this would depend on your personal goals and expectations.  I faced a similar situation, signed an offer for a T2 just a month before the interview process invite came in for an MBB. I decided at that time t ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Regarding BCG Case Interview

BCG BCG Technology advantage BCG Case Interview
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Hello there, I agree with Pedro's perspective: The interviewer evaluates not just your framework itself, but rather your ability to structure. If you consistently demonstrated this skill throughout the interview, exempl ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Mckinsey Solve - awaiting results

Imbellus McKinsey McKinsey Imbellus test
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Hi there, First of all, congratulations on the progress in the application process with McKinsey thus far! I would be happy to share my thoughts on your situation: First of all, it's common for response times to vary si ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Advice needed: Internship organisation design and change

organization design strategy and organisation
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Flip your approach and pursue this internship with the aim to learn & give your best. Enjoy the experience and you will produce great results. If you approach it with the anxiety of wanting A or B to happen in futur ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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What would you ask me if you were the interviewer?

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Ex-BCG │200+ Interviews & Interview Coachings @ BCG │ 20+ candidates coached into MBB │WHU/LSE/Nova │ Teacher & Trainer
#1 There is a better response  Great ideas in this thread. However, an exceptional candidate would answer the question in a unique way that cannot be prepared in advance - he/she would use some piece of information abou ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Expert Networks vs Local Consulting Firm

Boutique consulting firms
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Ex-Roland Berger|Project Manager and Recruiter|7+ years of consulting experience in USA and Europe
Hi there, as a consultant you will use Alphasights (and the likes) to find experts for you to interview during due diligence projects for example. If you want to become a consultant, don’t waste your time at an expert a ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Alvarez & Marsal - London

Alvarez & Marsal consulting restructuring
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Cristian
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I've coached candidates for A&M roles in the US and UK, but the granularity of your questions deserves answers that come from actual A&M employees.  I recommend that you reach out for networking chats to discuss ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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What to do in the case of Entry level cross offers?

BCG BCG McKinsey and Bain McKinsey
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Hi,  Both would obvioulsy be terrific options - you can't go wrong with either. I'd optimize for fit: where did you like the people the most ? Keep in mind that hours can be long, so culture matters more than candidates ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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Intriguing Sitt

Big 4 Middle East
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#1 BCG coach | MBB | Tier 2 | Digital, Tech, Platinion | 100% personal success rate (8/8) | 95% candidate success rate
Ian
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#1 BCG coach | MBB | Tier 2 | Digital, Tech, Platinion | 100% personal success rate (8/8) | 95% candidate success rate
Hi there, Super frustrating indeed. However, that is also life. I highly highly recommend you keep networking with and applying to dozens of other firms. Never put all your hopes on one (especially this one, given the s ... (ganze Antwort lesen)
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