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    Green card process for international hires at MBB

    Advisory
    Most recent answer 58 minutes ago
    The best answer (on May 23, 2022) is from:
    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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    gave the best answer on May 23, 2022
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, First of all, best of luck to you - I really wish the US would make it easier for skilled immigrants to enter, though it sounds like you're on a great pathway already. 1) Do MBB apply for a green card? If yes, ... (read entire answer)
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    EY Parthenon Interview

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    Most recent answer 1 hour ago
    The best answer (21 hours ago) is from:
    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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    gave the best answer 21 hours ago
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, You need to be ready for anything.  I know that's not the answer you want, but it's the reality of the situation. Real email quote from a recent candidate of mine: “80% of the cases had nothing in common with ... (read entire answer)
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    Healthcare consulting/Medicine students

    Healthcare healthcare pharma Medicine
    Most recent answer 1 hour ago
    The best answer (17 hours ago) is from:
    Francesco
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    #1 Coach for Sessions (3.900+) | 1.400+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (www.case.tools/results) | Ex BCG | 9Y+ Coaching
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer 17 hours ago
    #1 Coach for Sessions (3.900+) | 1.400+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (www.case.tools/results) | Ex BCG | 9Y+ Coaching
    Hi there, In terms of companies focusing on healthcare, I personally coached candidates for the following: MBB (they have a strong healthcare practice in most countries) ZS Associates LEK IQVIA ClearView Most Tier 2 com ... (read entire answer)
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    Market sizing: Steel demand for wind turbines in Europe 2030 

    Market sizing
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    asked 9 hours ago
    Hello there,  i have absolutely no idea how to tackle such a market sizing question: What will be the demand for steel for wind turbines in Europe in 2030?    
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    Lower MBB Salary than Big 4

    salary negotiation
    Most recent answer 1 hour ago
    Anonymous A asked 3 hours ago
    Hi, I work for a big 4 firm at an AP/ Principal level. I got an offer from the MBB firm at the same fixed salary and higher bonus. However, they are giving me the role at Engagement Manager/ EM/ Manager/ Project Leader ... (read entire question)
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    What do you consider to be your weaknesses?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer 2 hours ago
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 17, 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 ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Online Test

    BCG BCG gamma BCG McKinsey and Bain
    Anonymous A asked 10 hours ago
    Anonymous A asked 10 hours ago
    Hi There I applied for a junior position analyst position at BCG GAMMA and got invited to their online test. There were 50 questions in 50 min with neg marking. I managed to do 39 questions with considerable high accura ... (read entire question)
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    McKinsey Orientation Dresscode

    BCG McKinsey and Bain McKinsey & Company
    Most recent answer 11 hours ago
    The best answer (21 hours ago) is from:
    Ian
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    Ian
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    gave the best answer 21 hours ago
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Congrats on the offer! The welcome email should tell you what is allowed. I personally prefer dressing 1 level up on day one, then assessing from there. Ultimately you need to think “what will I feel comfortable walking ... (read entire answer)
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    McKinsey Second Round PEI

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    Most recent answer 12 hours ago
    The best answer (on May 23, 2022) is from:
    Udayan
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    Top rated MBB coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    Udayan
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    gave the best answer on May 23, 2022
    Top rated MBB coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    Hi, Yes you can recycle some stories but not all. I highly encourage you to have some new ones for round 2 if you can think of them. PEI is a very important part of your interview process and counts for 50% of your scor ... (read entire answer)
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    What is the percentage of applicants that McKinsey rejects even before taking the Imbellus game?

    McKinsey & Company
    Most recent answer 12 hours ago
    The best answer (on May 21, 2022) is from:
    Francesco
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    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on May 21, 2022
    #1 Coach for Sessions (3.900+) | 1.400+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (www.case.tools/results) | Ex BCG | 9Y+ Coaching
    Hi there, Indeed you normally have an initial screening before the Imbellus. In some cases it may be sent to everyone but it’s usually when there is an agreement with a business school. The rumored number of applicants ... (read entire answer)
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    McKinsey Second Round Case Interview

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    Most recent answer 12 hours ago
    The best answer (on May 21, 2022) is from:
    Stanislav
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    Ex-McKinsey AP | Interviewed 50+ candidates, gave 10+ offers | Own MBB-inspired cases | Oxford and Cambridge graduate
    Stanislav
    Expert
    gave the best answer on May 21, 2022
    Ex-McKinsey AP | Interviewed 50+ candidates, gave 10+ offers | Own MBB-inspired cases | Oxford and Cambridge graduate
    Hi there, congratulations on making it to round two! No, seriously, you should know that you have passed the biggest hurdles by far. Round two interviews are successful for 25%+ candidates, as opposed to 1% chance when ... (read entire answer)
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    Recruiting for internships vs full-time as a master's student

    dubai MBB
    Most recent answer 12 hours ago
    The best answer (on May 22, 2022) is from:
    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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    gave the best answer on May 22, 2022
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, I'm not really sure what your question is here? You're not going to be “automatically” considered for anything. When you apply, you're applying to a specific position. In terms of recruiting, you need to netwo ... (read entire answer)
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    HR/Change Transformation Case Study Sample Questions?

    case study change management HR hr consulting KPMG transformation
    Anonymous A asked 15 hours ago
    Anonymous A asked 15 hours ago
    Hello - I'm prepping for a case study specifically for an HR/Change Transformation consulting role at KPMG. Anyone have any sample questions or links that I can review and study? Thank you!
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    Interview date tomorrow, still waiting for a slot

    1st round interview McKinsey
    Most recent answer on May 23, 2022
    The best answer (on May 20, 2022) is from:
    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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    gave the best answer on May 20, 2022
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi Jake, Unfortunately this is all too common! You've done the right thing by following up a few days ago but also not spamming. I would reach out early next week. Try to send a message to a few contacts at the firm. Be ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 23, 2022 on May 23, 2022
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    MConsultingPrep’s PSG Simulation - Reviews feedback

    I'm preparing to McK coming next week McKinsey PST PSG
    Most recent answer on May 23, 2022
    Anonymous A gave the best answer on Aug 25, 2021
    I haven't played their simulation but also checked it out and found three interesting points: Some of their articles are just copy and pastes from other websites The founder on the website claims to have worked for McKi ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Saudi vs. EY management consulting London office

    exit options Job offer London Saudi Arabia
    Most recent answer on May 23, 2022
    The best answer (on May 22, 2022) is from:
    Mario
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    Ex-Mckinsey (analyst->associate->manager) and now in tech (Bytedance) + Part time interview coach and mentor
    Mario
    Expert
    gave the best answer on May 22, 2022
    Ex-Mckinsey (analyst->associate->manager) and now in tech (Bytedance) + Part time interview coach and mentor
    Hey there !    The question isn't straightforward but hopefully what I'll say will at least help inform your decision given that I actually worked extensively in the region (incl., projects in Saudi) and that I also hav ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 23, 2022 on May 23, 2022
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    Expat for MBB in EU

    Bain & Company Energy Consulting McKinsey & Company offer The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on May 23, 2022
    The best answer (on May 23, 2022) is from:
    Francesco
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    #1 Coach for Sessions (3.900+) | 1.400+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (www.case.tools/results) | Ex BCG | 9Y+ Coaching
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on May 23, 2022
    #1 Coach for Sessions (3.900+) | 1.400+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (www.case.tools/results) | Ex BCG | 9Y+ Coaching
    Hi there, Congratulations on the offer! Regardless of the exact package (you should be able to find some data points on Glassdoor), the base salary is normally non-negotiable in strategy consulting. However, you may be ... (read entire answer)
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    Question to Partner

    asking questions Bain Bain & Company BCG Boston Consulting Group brainstorming questions Final Round interview questions McKinsey Partner Interview
    Most recent answer on May 23, 2022
    The best answer (on May 23, 2022) is from:
    Allen
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    Ex-McK Experienced Hire and EM - I show you how to perform at your best
    Allen
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    gave the best answer on May 23, 2022
    Ex-McK Experienced Hire and EM - I show you how to perform at your best
    The key is: + Something that you're interested in + Something that you can't find online, so typically regarding the interviewer's thoughts, feelings, or personal experience Do not try to impress the interviewer with a ... (read entire answer)
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    Does anyone have practice case resources for Life Science boutiques like ClearView?

    free resources
    Most recent answer on May 23, 2022
    The best answer (on May 22, 2022) is from:
    Francesco
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    Content Creator
    #1 Coach for Sessions (3.900+) | 1.400+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (www.case.tools/results) | Ex BCG | 9Y+ Coaching
    Francesco
    Expert
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    gave the best answer on May 22, 2022
    #1 Coach for Sessions (3.900+) | 1.400+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (www.case.tools/results) | Ex BCG | 9Y+ Coaching
    Hi Josh, I helped a few candidates to get offers from ClearView, LEK, ZS and IQVIA, plus the MBB Life Science practice, and know several real questions they asked there. In case you need help please feel free to PM me. ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 23, 2022 on May 23, 2022
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    This question was a deal breaker

    Bain BCG Business consultant McKinsey
    Most recent answer on May 23, 2022
    The best answer (on May 22, 2022) is from:
    Stanislav
    Expert
    Ex-McKinsey AP | Interviewed 50+ candidates, gave 10+ offers | Own MBB-inspired cases | Oxford and Cambridge graduate
    Stanislav
    Expert
    gave the best answer on May 22, 2022
    Ex-McKinsey AP | Interviewed 50+ candidates, gave 10+ offers | Own MBB-inspired cases | Oxford and Cambridge graduate
    Hello Anonymous, thanks for giving the opportunity to help!  You mention the reduction from 40% to 10%, but I am not sure of what measure exactly? Sounds like it is the share of retail store revenues in overall company ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 23, 2022 on May 23, 2022
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