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London - experienced hire to MBB: PSTs

Bain BCG McKinsey
New answer on Sep 03, 2020
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Anonymous A asked on Mar 03, 2019

Hi All,

Am an experienced hire (2 years investment banking) looking to make a move to MBB London office.

For anyone who has gone through the process in a similar situation to mine, did you have to take PST for McKinsey or any other tests for Bain or BCG? I thought these were only for people being recruited from universities but am uncertain after having a chat with a headhunter.

If these tests are the norm, could you please recommend resources to prepare in a brief period of time (especially for Bain and BCG)?

Thanks a lot!

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replied on Mar 03, 2019
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
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Rob on Mar 04, 2019

Thank you Vlad - that is helpful. In case one has to take the test, do you know for certain that they are both online? Or is there a possibility of having them written during the assessment?

Anonymous replied on Sep 03, 2020

Dear A,

There is no single answer, because it may vary according to the region and to your experience. So I would recommend you to cintact HR directly.


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