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Action Plan to prepare for the McKinsey PST

Marco

Hello there!

I hope you're well.

I am looking for a concrete action plan for a ~2 week period in order to best prepare for the McKinsey PST. [Latam Offices]

There is a lot of free and paid material. I am looking for the best ROI given the short amount of time that I have.

Hope you can help me with this

Thank you

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Astrid replied on 07/20/2018
Vlad replied on 07/19/2018
McKinsey / Accenture / Got all BIG3 offers / More than 300 real MBB cases / Harvard Business School

Hi,

I suggest the following:

Do one full case from the mck website in 60 min. Check your score. Target score is 22 out of 26 correct. If you do 17-18 correct you have great chances to improve it quite fast. If lower - it will take couple of months

If your score is high:

  • Buy Viktor Cheng test prep program - best materials I've seen so far. Works also for express prep.
  • Practice your math. Check exercises on Cheng website. Key things - multiplication of 2 digit numbers, operations with zeros and division (Learn division table, ie. 1/8 = 12.5%, 8/9 = 88%, Learn up to 8/9)
  • Do the 2nd test and check the score

If your score is low you need fundamental prep:

  • GMAT IR, quant and verbal parts
  • PST-like tests available online

Best,

Vlad

Nicolas replied on 07/22/2018

I found the Fless video sessions on Youtube very helpful

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