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Do Mckinsey final round interviews have FIT components (as well as case + PEI)?

I have a final round interview with Mckinsey London this week and I want to know if there tends to be an additional FIT component this round? I have read conflicting things online and would appreciate some clarity on the matter.

Thank you in advance.

I have a final round interview with Mckinsey London this week and I want to know if there tends to be an additional FIT component this round? I have read conflicting things online and would appreciate some clarity on the matter.

Thank you in advance.

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Hi,

What's the difference between the FIT and PEI?

Partners on the final round will ask the general PEI questions as well as whatever they like. Remember - they are partners and thus they are super experienced in asking the right and challenging questions. However, having multiple stories for each PEI questions will help you to adapt them quickly to any situation.

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Hi,

What's the difference between the FIT and PEI?

Partners on the final round will ask the general PEI questions as well as whatever they like. Remember - they are partners and thus they are super experienced in asking the right and challenging questions. However, having multiple stories for each PEI questions will help you to adapt them quickly to any situation.

Best

Hello,

I've recently had my final interviews with McKinsey. My hypothesis is that you should definitely prepare for fit questions while it also depends on your background and feedback from early rounds.

In my case, both of my final-round interviewers asked "Why consulting" and then straight passed to the case with no PEI in between. However, it is important to note I have an unconventional background and they truly want to understand your motivation by asking several follow-up questions.

Hello,

I've recently had my final interviews with McKinsey. My hypothesis is that you should definitely prepare for fit questions while it also depends on your background and feedback from early rounds.

In my case, both of my final-round interviewers asked "Why consulting" and then straight passed to the case with no PEI in between. However, it is important to note I have an unconventional background and they truly want to understand your motivation by asking several follow-up questions.

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Dear A,

Specifically, the main difference you will find in a final round with partners is that at that stage they spend more time on fit questions and your alignment with the company.

Best,

André

Dear A,

Specifically, the main difference you will find in a final round with partners is that at that stage they spend more time on fit questions and your alignment with the company.

Best,

André

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Hello!

On top of the insights already shared in the post, next week will be pusblished in PrepLounge´s Shop material related.

In concrete, the "Integrated FIT guide for MBB". It provides an end-to-end preparation for all three MBB interviews, tackling each firms particularities and combining key concepts review and a hands-on methodology. Following the book, the candidate will prepare his/her stories by practicing with over 50 real questions and leveraging special frameworks and worksheets that guide step-by-step, developed by the author and her experience as a Master in Management professor and coach. Finally, as further guidance, the guide encompasses over 20 examples from real candidates.

Hope you find it useful!

Hello!

On top of the insights already shared in the post, next week will be pusblished in PrepLounge´s Shop material related.

In concrete, the "Integrated FIT guide for MBB". It provides an end-to-end preparation for all three MBB interviews, tackling each firms particularities and combining key concepts review and a hands-on methodology. Following the book, the candidate will prepare his/her stories by practicing with over 50 real questions and leveraging special frameworks and worksheets that guide step-by-step, developed by the author and her experience as a Master in Management professor and coach. Finally, as further guidance, the guide encompasses over 20 examples from real candidates.

Hope you find it useful!

Had 3 McKinsey final interivews. FIT was similiar to R1 - in-depth question on leaderhsip, enterpreneurial drive and impact. If you get a partner or Sr partner, they might just ask tell me "some story" and have no follow-ups, more junior partners might be more strict about following a standard mckinsey fit interiew structure (tell me about a time when you...). Bottom line - prepare like it's R1 fit question.

Had 3 McKinsey final interivews. FIT was similiar to R1 - in-depth question on leaderhsip, enterpreneurial drive and impact. If you get a partner or Sr partner, they might just ask tell me "some story" and have no follow-ups, more junior partners might be more strict about following a standard mckinsey fit interiew structure (tell me about a time when you...). Bottom line - prepare like it's R1 fit question.

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