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I am a masters student in Engineering at a top 15 school in the US. I have a GPA of about 3.7 and a year of work experience in a front end consulting role at EY. A McKinsey AP has told me he will pass my resume and ensure that I am on the recruiting teams radar. I want to know how referrals work in McKinsey and whether this means my chances of getting an interview are good?

I'm not aware about how referrals work in McKinsey. If this is a positive sign, i can start early preparations.

I'm not aware about how referrals work in McKinsey. If this is a positive sign, i can start early preparations.

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Hi,

There are certain criteria for the referral:

  1. The consultant makes you a reference in the system and uploads your resume. Usually, he has to indicate why he thinks you are a good candidate
  2. You skip some steps in the recruiting process (CV screening at McK, Test at Bain)
  3. The consultant gets a referral bonus ($) if you get a job offer

So in your case, you will pass the resume screening and they will invite you to write a PST.

Best!

Hi,

There are certain criteria for the referral:

  1. The consultant makes you a reference in the system and uploads your resume. Usually, he has to indicate why he thinks you are a good candidate
  2. You skip some steps in the recruiting process (CV screening at McK, Test at Bain)
  3. The consultant gets a referral bonus ($) if you get a job offer

So in your case, you will pass the resume screening and they will invite you to write a PST.

Best!

Hi Vlad, I asked the question and there is probably a mistakes in the way I framed it. When the AP says he will pass on my resume, does that mean it is a referral? — Chaitanya on Aug 06, 2018 (edited)

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I would advise checking your resume again. The summary is the key to success. I use the help of this service [url=https://craftresumes.com/engineering-resume-writing-service/]https://craftresumes.com/engineering-resume-writing-service/[/url] , he will quickly make a resume for you. And then the robot will be your exact.

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