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Anybody got market sizing case on its own with McKinsey?

Market sizing
Edited on Aug 26, 2021
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Anonymous A asked on Feb 24, 2020

Hi everyone,

While lots of cases contain one question on market sizing, I'm wondering did anyone get market sizing case on its own with McKinsey? If so, could you share which round (EM/consultant round or partner round)? Much appreciated.

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Udayan
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replied on Mar 10, 2020
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It was partner round for me - specifically to test analytical capabilities as partners often don't give long structured cases like in the earlier rounds

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Luca
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replied on Feb 25, 2020
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Sure, the market sizing is maybe the most common typology of cases and I got them during my interviews in McKinsey (even at partner round).
Feel free to text me if you want to know more details,

Luca

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Antonello
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replied on Feb 29, 2020
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yes, almost every candidate gets at least 1 market sizing in the whole interview process.

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Antonello

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Vlad
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replied on Feb 24, 2020
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Hi,

Yes, partners can give you standalone market sizing cases. But you should be prepared on every round

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Ian
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updated an answer on Aug 26, 2021
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Clara
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replied on Feb 24, 2020
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Hello!

Yes, agree, this is normally with partners in round 2 -where you can expext pretty much anything-.

Normally, in round 1, you will find market sizing exercises embebbed in the case.

Hope it helps!

Cheers,

Clara

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