Changing Interview locations - McKinsey

Anonymous A asked on Oct 23, 2018 - 2 answers

Hello all,

I have applied to Mckinsey Middle East a few months ago and got an invitation for the PST. However, I am currently living the US and change my mind about relocating there. Should I bring it up to my recruiter at this stage? Is there a way to change locations during the interview process with Mckinsey? I'd appreciate your input.

Thank you in advance!


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Anonymous replied on Oct 25, 2018

Offices plan their recruiting #s 6 months ahead of recruiting season. They actually create a reverse waterfall starting with the # of accepts they want and work back to the # of candidates they need to interview. So, you will want to have a compelling reason WHY you want to change locations (e.g., your spouse got a job) or you throw the office's #s office. Give that you are just beginning the interview process and don't actually have an offer, you have a lot more wiggle room. So, it's possible to make the shift based just on desire.

Good luck!

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