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Bain & Company South Africa Numerical/Quantitative assessment?

Anonymous A


I received a mail from Bain saying that I have passed the screening process and are invited to take 'the assessment' (at their offices not online). I also received an excel sheet which has formula's and macros to help me in preparing. It contained basic "market share", "percentages", and "breka-even analyses" type questions. After speaking with HR they clarified that it will be basic maltuplication/division type questions, and thats all that I could get out of them.

However, I need to know how similar the test will be to the excel they provided, or what type of questions the South-African branch typicaly ask in this 'numerical assessment'. Once I pass this only then does the case interviews begin.

Thanks for the help

Anonymous B replied on 04/16/2018


I went through this a few weeks ago.

What HR told you was exactly right. Practice all the concepts listed in the mail, including the table as well as use the excel sheet to learn acceptale estimation ranges. You'll really need it for the test.

Good luck!


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