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Bain Pre-Screening Test (SEA)

I just received an invitation for Bain's pre-screening test in SEA region. I have heard about the one-way video interview as part of the screening. Can anyone share their experience with the pre-screening test? How should I prepare for the one-way video interview? I have been practicing the McKinsey PST for the test.

I just received an invitation for Bain's pre-screening test in SEA region. I have heard about the one-way video interview as part of the screening. Can anyone share their experience with the pre-screening test? How should I prepare for the one-way video interview? I have been practicing the McKinsey PST for the test.

Hi, how did your test go? I am doing one in 3 days time and I am new to all of this. grateful for any advice and tips! — Jen on Jan 25, 2020

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Hi there,

I took Bain test a year ago for AC and the format of it is similiar to what you can find in here:

https://mconsultingprep.com/bain-online-test-overview-official-sample-tests/

I didnt have any video interview. I found the test considerably less challenging than PST.

Hi there,

I took Bain test a year ago for AC and the format of it is similiar to what you can find in here:

https://mconsultingprep.com/bain-online-test-overview-official-sample-tests/

I didnt have any video interview. I found the test considerably less challenging than PST.

hi, i have just received the same invitation for the pre screening test. What should I expect? thanks

hi, i have just received the same invitation for the pre screening test. What should I expect? thanks

Hi there,

I received the same invite. I heard about the one-way video interview as well but in the email I received, it only talks about the 25 MCQ 50 minute test. I am wondering if: 1) they have stated specifically in your invite that there is a video interview as well? 2) do you know if a calculator is allowed for the online MCQ test?

Thanks and looking forward to hear from you!

Hi there,

I received the same invite. I heard about the one-way video interview as well but in the email I received, it only talks about the 25 MCQ 50 minute test. I am wondering if: 1) they have stated specifically in your invite that there is a video interview as well? 2) do you know if a calculator is allowed for the online MCQ test?

Thanks and looking forward to hear from you!

Which role are you applying for? My invite doesn't mention the video interview as well but that is what I've heard from friends who had applied to Bain previously. — YL on Feb 13, 2019

Applying for consultant. Does that make a difference? Ahh- would not be great if they didn't mention it in the email invite but yet have a video interview without prior notice. Just checking if your friends who applied to Bain had the same type of invite without notice about the video interview? — MJ on Feb 13, 2019

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