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BCG Potential Test Coming Up Soon- How do I prepare?

Recent activity on Nov 07, 2018
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Anonymous A asked on Oct 24, 2018

Any tips on how to prepare for the BCG potential test?

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replied on Oct 24, 2018
Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews

The potential test's main difficulty is time-related: you need to learn to go fast yet still be accurate. There aren't many practice exams available on the web yet, but a solid '2nd best option' is to practice the PST exam. Those you will find in droves. PrepLounge has some excellent material, which will take you a long way already.

Don't forget also to prepare the quick math calculations; in particular will rank you by accuracy and speed.

Check PL's material there:



Hope this helps -

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Tobias replied on Nov 07, 2018
Engineer with Leadership experience in Non Profit

From a friend of mine who lately went through the test (of course this is based just on his point of view - he made it through the test succesfully)
I heard it is similar to the MC Kinsey PST - but generally a bit easier and more logic (less math tricks).

This youtube channel is one of my favourite resources for the PST and I believe will be great support for the Potential test as well:

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updated an answer on Oct 24, 2018
Collected McKinsey & BCG offers/ Ex-McKinsey consultant/Harvard/WBS/MSU

Hi A,

I agree with Guennael, you can use Preplounge tests.
What is more, I suggest using platform

As far as I know, it was designed by BIG3 consultants and has more than 1000 questions fore practice.

Kind regards,


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Marat replied on Oct 24, 2018
Working on my problem-solving skills

I`d like to share my preparation experience with you. Just passed PST and reached the 2nd stage in my hiring process. It was really helpful to prepare for PST on MyOfferPrep platform as there`re different tests with feedback and explanations. Moodle interface`s quite common for me.

Here`s the link to the platform:

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