McK may use good cop/ bad cop tactics during the interviews.
In terms of cases:
- they will challenge the correct assumptions as well so you have to be prepared to defend your opinion
- they will rush you to speed up with your conclusions/ calculations
In terms of Fit:
- they will interrupt your PEI stories and ask for more details
- they will challenge your actions/ choices
- they will ask additional stress related questions
Here is the list of additional stress related questions:
Can you describe your most difficult client/ colleague and how you were able to handle their needs?
Can you tell me about a time when you were more than halfway through a project and had to pivot quickly due to an unexpected change? How did you handle it?
If one of your close work colleagues stole a $1 item, what would you do?
When given an unfamiliar task, how do you ensure you handle it properly?
If you are given two conflicting priorities from two separate managers, how do you figure out how to proceed?
Give me an example of when you received criticism. How did you respond to the information?
Tell me about a time when you were handling a project that went outside of your scope of work. How did you handle it?
Describe a situation where you had to deal with ambiguity when making a decision.
If a team member wasn’t pulling their weight, what would you do?
How do you handle a missed deadline / productivity target?
Tell me about a time when you failed to meet expectations. What did you do to recover?
Describe an instance where you were overwhelmed while on the job. How did you handle it?
What qualities do you possess that will help you succeed with McK/ BCG/ Bain?