expert
Expert with best answer

Guennael

99% Recommendation Rate

263 Meetings

1,238 Q&A Upvotes

USD 269 / Coaching

Beyond interview related questions, what other kinds of questions are good to ask the BCG interview buddy?

Namrata asked on Jan 03, 2019 - 1 answer

I want to understand what other questions I can ask my buddy that will be helpful to me in the interview process. Thanks in advance.

(edited)

1 answer

  • Upvotes
  • Date ascending
  • Date descending
Best Answer
Guennael
Expert
replied on Jan 03, 2019
Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
Book a coaching with Guennael

99% Recommendation Rate

263 Meetings

1,238 Q&A Upvotes

USD 269 / Coaching

Ask qualitative questions, ask for his/her advice on the work / people / staffing / ... Your goal is to build rapport and sound interesting. Nothing better than asking open questions.

PS: don't forget to find commonalities also, such as alma matter (obviously), but also favorite teams, background, passions...

Related BootCamp article(s)

Interviewer-Led vs Candidate-Led cases

Case Interviews can be led by the candidate or by the interviewer: In Candidate-led cases the main challenge is the structure. In Interviewer-led cases the main challenge is to adapt quickly

Related case(s)

BCG Questions

Solved 21.9k times
4.5 5 191
| Rating: (4.5 / 5.0) |
Difficulty: Intermediate | Style: Fit interview | Topics: Personal fit

What arouses your interest when you are working / studying / doing another activity (from the CV)? Tell me of a time where you had no idea what you were doing. When did you use an uncommon approach to do something? Have you ever had responsibility for other people? Tell me of a situation where y ... Open whole case