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Could someone please explain to me how BCG ME referrals work?

BCG Middle East referrals
Most recent answer 19 minutes ago
The best answer (11 hours ago) is from:
Francesco
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Hi there, Well done on securing the referrals. In terms of your questions: 1) In particular, I want to know what happens after I get the referral. If it works, do I just get an invitation to the interview? If you pass t ... (read entire answer)
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19 min ago 19 minutes ago
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Ban period?

MBB waiting period
Anonymous A asked 23 minutes ago
Anonymous A asked 23 minutes ago
Dear Community, If I apply to MBB's and tier 2's and I don't get invited for the interview. does the one year or two year apply? or is it applicable to those who get invited for interview and don't pass? Thanks
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23 min ago 23 minutes ago
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BCG application next admission cycle

MBB
Most recent answer 26 minutes ago
The best answer (6 hours ago) is from:
Victoria Christine
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1st&2nd Sessions 50% off|BCG Consultant ME|President of the Consulting Club|Esade MBA |Offers from McKinsey & BCG
Victoria Christine
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gave the best answer 6 hours ago
1st&2nd Sessions 50% off|BCG Consultant ME|President of the Consulting Club|Esade MBA |Offers from McKinsey & BCG
Yes! In most of the cases, they let you decide when you want to start.  Usually it’s either January, March, June, September. Have in mind that when you reapply, you’ll need to prove that during the past year, you did so ... (read entire answer)
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26 min ago 26 minutes ago
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MBB Pipeline for 2023 is full in ME

hiring MBB Middle East
Most recent answer 28 minutes ago
The best answer (2 hours ago) is from:
Victoria Christine
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1st&2nd Sessions 50% off|BCG Consultant ME|President of the Consulting Club|Esade MBA |Offers from McKinsey & BCG
Victoria Christine
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gave the best answer 2 hours ago
1st&2nd Sessions 50% off|BCG Consultant ME|President of the Consulting Club|Esade MBA |Offers from McKinsey & BCG
Hello A, I am positive that Bain Dubai, BCG Riyadh and Doha, and McKinsey Riyadh are still recruiting. Not as much as they did during the first half of 2022, but they still do. Especially BCG Riyadh is making a huge eff ... (read entire answer)
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28 min ago 28 minutes ago
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Moral issue!

tier2
Most recent answer 1 hour ago
The best answer (on Jan 28, 2023) is from:
Hagen
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Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hagen
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gave the best answer on Jan 28, 2023
Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hi there, First of all, congratulations on the invitation from MBB! I think this is an interesting question that may be relevant for many people. I would be happy to share my thoughts on it: It's completely normal to fe ... (read entire answer)
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1 hr ago 1 hour ago
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Frustration! HELP

brainstorming Case structure and frameworks creativity issue tree MECE Structure
Most recent answer 2 hours ago
The best answer (on Jan 30, 2023) is from:
Ian
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MBB | 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 Jan 30, 2023
MBB | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
Hi there, Quite honestly you and I should have an intro call. I specialize in the mindset shift required to learn how to framework. I can't talk about my techniques here (for obvious reasons), but I have a tried, tested ... (read entire answer)
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2 hrs ago 2 hours ago
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MBA at a top 15 US business school: from summer internship at MBB Southeast Asia to full-time consulting in the US

MBB
Most recent answer 2 hours ago
The best answer (on Jan 29, 2023) is from:
Hagen
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Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hagen
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gave the best answer on Jan 29, 2023
Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hi there, First of all, congratulations on the MBB internship offer! I think this is an interesting question that may be relevant for many people. I would be happy to share my thoughts on it: Gaining experience with a t ... (read entire answer)
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2 hrs ago 2 hours ago
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BCG Riyadh or Bain Dubai

Bain BCG Middle East
Most recent answer 2 hours ago
The best answer (6 hours ago) is from:
Victoria Christine
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1st&2nd Sessions 50% off|BCG Consultant ME|President of the Consulting Club|Esade MBA |Offers from McKinsey & BCG
Victoria Christine
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gave the best answer 6 hours ago
1st&2nd Sessions 50% off|BCG Consultant ME|President of the Consulting Club|Esade MBA |Offers from McKinsey & BCG
Hello A, Congrats on the offers!  From personal experience (working in Dubai, traveling to Riyadh), if I were you, I would chose Bain Dubai and will explain why: Unless you are a local, Riyadh is not an easy city to liv ... (read entire answer)
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2 hrs ago 2 hours ago
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Bottom Up Market Analysis

Market analysis Market sizing
Most recent answer 7 hours ago
The best answer (11 hours ago) is from:
Hagen
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Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hagen
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gave the best answer 11 hours ago
Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hi Adam, I think this is an interesting question that may be relevant for many people. I would be happy to share my thoughts on it: Unfortunately, a bottom-up approach may not be the most appropriate method for this spe ... (read entire answer)
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7 hrs ago 7 hours ago
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Treks to consulting companies in countries of Interest

BCG Bain McKinsey company
Most recent answer 7 hours ago
The best answer (21 hours ago) is from:
Cristian
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Cristian
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gave the best answer 21 hours ago
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Hi there,  It will certainly help.  Is it worth the money? Hard to tell. I'm biased here obviously, but for 1k you can hire a coach over several sessions to get an idea of how to network from referrals, a deep understan ... (read entire answer)
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7 hrs ago 7 hours ago
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How do I simultaneously show my thinking while also calculating during the math section?

case math Math problem
Most recent answer 7 hours ago
The best answer (14 hours ago) is from:
Francesco
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Francesco
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gave the best answer 14 hours ago
#1 Coach for Sessions (4.000+) | 1.500+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (➡ InterviewOffers.com) | Ex BCG | 9Y+ Coaching
Hi there, 1) How do I simultaneously show my thinking while also calculating during the math section? You don't need to do both at the same time. Ideally, you should first present the approach and then do the math. 2) S ... (read entire answer)
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7 hrs ago 7 hours ago
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Commercial Due Diligence

Interview Scheduling MBB MBB
Most recent answer 9 hours ago
The best answer (21 hours ago) is from:
Cristian
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Cristian
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gave the best answer 21 hours ago
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Hi there,  There's lots of educational material that you can find online, but the best way would be to learn it through practice.  You have the advantage of already being with a consulting firm, so try approaching them ... (read entire answer)
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9 hrs ago 9 hours ago
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BCG London Experienced Hire Recruitment Process

BCG BCG Case Interview bcg london London
Most recent answer 9 hours ago
The best answer (11 hours ago) is from:
Hagen
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Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hagen
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gave the best answer 11 hours ago
Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hi there, First of all, congratulations on the invitation by BCG! I think this is an interesting question that may be relevant for many people. I would be happy to share my thoughts on it: I am pretty certain you'll tak ... (read entire answer)
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9 hrs ago 9 hours ago
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Oliver Wyman Online Test

oliverwyman
Most recent answer 9 hours ago
The best answer (21 hours ago) is from:
Cristian
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Cristian
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gave the best answer 21 hours ago
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Hi there,  There are a few examples that you can find online if you google for them.  Basically, you can expect: GMAT questions chart/data interpretation business judgement - you're given a business context and provided ... (read entire answer)
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9 hrs ago 9 hours ago
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BCG Final Round Decision Process

BCG Decision Round Final Round internship offer rejection summer
Most recent answer 11 hours ago
The best answer (on Jan 31, 2023) is from:
Dennis
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Seasoned project leader with 7+ years of consulting and recruiting experience in USA and Europe
Dennis
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gave the best answer on Jan 31, 2023
Seasoned project leader with 7+ years of consulting and recruiting experience in USA and Europe
Hi there, fingers crossed that you'll get positive news. There is typically a formal alignment and review meeting between the interviewers and HR team before candidates are notified about any decisions. This is a chance ... (read entire answer)
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11 hrs ago 11 hours ago
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Close to 2 Months of not hearing back since Final Interview at Tier 2 Firm in SEA

interview process
Most recent answer 12 hours ago
The best answer (on Jan 24, 2023) is from:
Cristian
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Cristian
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gave the best answer on Jan 24, 2023
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Hi there,  Sorry to hear about the stressful situation. 2 months must be some sort of record.  To me it sounds like they don't know if they'll have additional capacity to hire considering the present economic situation. ... (read entire answer)
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12 hrs ago 12 hours ago
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Applying to office aligned to professional background/interests

BestOffices
Most recent answer 12 hours ago
The best answer (on Jan 26, 2023) is from:
Cristian
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#1 McK Coach by rating & recommendation rate| Honest feedback: no sugar-coating | Success stories ➨ tinyurl.com/43rkxa8f
Cristian
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gave the best answer on Jan 26, 2023
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Hi there,  It can help, but it's not going to make a huge difference.  The advantage is rather for you as an individual and future consultant. If you go into an office that tends to do more of the work that you're inter ... (read entire answer)
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12 hrs ago 12 hours ago
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MBB experienced hire – level/title downgrade

Experienced Hire level MBB
Most recent answer 13 hours ago
The best answer (on Jan 28, 2023) is from:
Hagen
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Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hagen
Expert
gave the best answer on Jan 28, 2023
Bain Project Leader and interviewer for 7+ years | >95% success rate | mentor and coach for 6+ years
Hi there, First of all, I am sorry to hear about your disappointment! I think this is an interesting question that may be relevant for many people. I would be happy to share my thoughts on it: Unfortunately, it is stand ... (read entire answer)
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13 hrs ago 13 hours ago
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OC&C London

MBA OC&C salary
Most recent answer 16 hours ago
The best answer (on Jan 31, 2023) is from:
Cristian
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#1 McK Coach by rating & recommendation rate| Honest feedback: no sugar-coating | Success stories ➨ tinyurl.com/43rkxa8f
Cristian
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gave the best answer on Jan 31, 2023
#1 McK Coach by rating & recommendation rate| Honest feedback: no sugar-coating | Success stories ➨ tinyurl.com/43rkxa8f
Hi there,  Base should be 80-100k.  Performance bonus depends on so many factors (your performance, firm performance, office performance, etc.) that it's virtually impossible to calculate. As a range, I would expect 5-2 ... (read entire answer)
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16 hrs ago 16 hours ago
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Career change to consulting, what are my options?

career change R&D
Most recent answer 18 hours ago
The best answer (on Jan 10, 2020) is from:
Clara
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McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Clara
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gave the best answer on Jan 10, 2020
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Hello! Here are my toughts: Yes, could be, particularly in big offices in the US -where they do more pharma than in european offices, for instance-. However, bear in mind that being hired as someone experienced a ... (read entire answer)
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