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BCG hiring this year?`

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New answer on Aug 31, 2020
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Anonymous A asked on Aug 26, 2020

Hello all,

I'm from target school and applied to BCG for the Associate position, I also had a managing director, partner referral and I got a generic rejection email.

Very confused, the partner told me to prep for interviews immediately. I have reached out to him as well.

Why do you think this happened? do partner referrals not count anymore?

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replied on Aug 31, 2020
McKinsey | NASA | top 10 FT MBA professor for consulting interviews | 6+ years of coaching

Hi, it's weird. What office are you applying for? Maybe there is a recruitment freeze due to the period? Try to also contact the HR without worrying about bothering them: They are there to help



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replied on Aug 27, 2020
#1 BCG coach | MBB | Tier 2 | Digital, Tech, Platinion | 100% personal success rate (8/8) | 95% candidate success rate

Hi there,

BCG is indeed hiring this year, and I am surprised the rejection email came through given your Partner communications.

Are you sure your CV/Cover Letter were strong (and are you sure your Cover Letter, for example, said BCG and not another company?)

I think you need to wait and see how the Partner responds to your followup-up email and go from there

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Anonymous replied on Aug 27, 2020

Dear A,

In all honesty, a bit strange situation. Can you give more information about which office as well as what is your background, so that I can better estimate and give you more tailored advice.


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Yishy replied on Aug 27, 2020

Hi, sorry to hear that.

Did you ask the partner to get some feedback? I think he/she would be able to provide more clarity.

Also, which office are you applying to?

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Anonymous C replied on Aug 26, 2020

Did you have under-performing stats?

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Anonymous A on Aug 27, 2020

3.6 GPA, consulting internship, extras in university. I had the partner run through my background too; just very disappointed because i really networked hard to secure a referral

Antonello gave the best answer


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