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Bain vs BCG interviews

Is the case dynamics of Bain different than BCG’s?

e.g. any difference between:

1- the intro/ clarifying questions dynamics?

2- do you need to give an early answer / hypothesis after presenting your structure? Or can you simply present it and then say ‘I would prioritize xyz ‘ ?

3- what are the metrics that Bain is testing for? Similar to analytics/brainstorming/quant?

4- any other differences?

thanks a lot!

Is the case dynamics of Bain different than BCG’s?

e.g. any difference between:

1- the intro/ clarifying questions dynamics?

2- do you need to give an early answer / hypothesis after presenting your structure? Or can you simply present it and then say ‘I would prioritize xyz ‘ ?

3- what are the metrics that Bain is testing for? Similar to analytics/brainstorming/quant?

4- any other differences?

thanks a lot!

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Hi,

1. Same

2. To make it clear - NONE of the MBB companies requires stating the hypothesis. More on that here: https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/how-to-state-a-hypothesis-and-match-to-the-structure-1156

3. At the end of the day its all similar metrics. Everything is important: Structuring, synthesis, etc

4. Several differences:

  • Bain love to give the printouts with charts
  • Most of the cases have a final answer you should come to.
  • Since Bain fit part is smaller, you have more time to do the case / cases are a bit longer

Best

Hi,

1. Same

2. To make it clear - NONE of the MBB companies requires stating the hypothesis. More on that here: https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/how-to-state-a-hypothesis-and-match-to-the-structure-1156

3. At the end of the day its all similar metrics. Everything is important: Structuring, synthesis, etc

4. Several differences:

  • Bain love to give the printouts with charts
  • Most of the cases have a final answer you should come to.
  • Since Bain fit part is smaller, you have more time to do the case / cases are a bit longer

Best

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