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Dress code for MCK workshop


Hi all,

I will be attending a McKinsey worshop for prospective candidate in a few days and the dress code is casual.
Is it really t-shirt and denim or more shirt, blazer and chino ?
Might be a silly question but I don't want to underdress or overdress too much for this occasion

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replied on 05/01/2018
Former BCG decision round interviewer with 300+ real interviews in 8 years

I would err on the side of caution and plan to go with a long sleeve shirt, dark pants (not jeans), leather belt and shoes (not sneakers). If the vibe is way more casual then you can roll-up your sleeves to give the appearance of dressing down a bit.

Hope it helps,


Vlad replied on 05/01/2018
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If it is casual, I would think of Smart-casual - pants, shirt, shoes. You have to look professional, no matter what.


replied on 05/02/2018
Experienced McKinsey consultant

Suit & white shirt.

Very expensive tie.

Don't lower your chances to get there.

Francesco replied on 05/02/2018
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Hi Guillaume,

I would suggest to never go with T-Shirts and Jeans to a workshop/work appointment, whatever was mentioned as dress code. Pants+Blazer+Shirt is always fine and professional in this setting.



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