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BCG Interview this Tuesday

Anonymous A asked on Sep 18, 2016 - 5 answers

I have my BCG interview this Tuesday, first round. This is actually my first consulting interview ever so I'm very nervous (extremely). I'm going in with an open-mind. This would be done over video-conferencing.

I was hoping for some tips/tricks to prepare (behavioural/case).

I've been actively working on cases, etc. Thank you!

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Honestly, nothing replaces cases with current and former consultants, especially with so little time left. I wish you didn't start with BCG, that's a pretty high stakes "first interview".

Be structured and methodical (MECE), state your hypothesis and try to have fun with the process. Good luck!


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Just try to relax the night before. If you have prepared for the case interview, you should focus on bringing your A-game to the interview. Additionally, for the fit part of the interview. Think that you want this guy to like you as a person and as a colleague. Be professional, but friendly.

Good Luck!

Anonymous C replied on Sep 26, 2016

Ah, I am also having my BCG interview this week - first round with as close to no case practice..

Aditya replied on Sep 24, 2016

Think of it as a client discussion, rather than a job interview. This changes your tone and use of words!

Anonymous A replied on Sep 19, 2016

Thank you Guennael!

Hahhaah, I wish I didn't have to start with BCG either and had practice with other firms but oh well, I'm just going in with an open-mind and if it doesn't go my way, really take the feedback and continue improving :)

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