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

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Anonymous A asked on Jan 03, 2019

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.

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

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...

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Joseph replied on Jan 21, 2019

Hey, This is a great question! Beyond the interview related questions, here are some topics that are good to ask in BCG interview time like -

  • I’d be interested to hear what your most challenging case has been thus far in your career?
  • What are some of the training you have received so far at the firm?

For case interview you can visit ZeroToMBB. We have summarized some of the key insights on how to crack a case and we can discuss your personal situation during our free consultation. You can either read our personal experience questions guide:

https://www.zerotombb.com/free-resources/preparing-your-personal-experience-stories

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