Get Active in Our Amazing Community of Over 451,000 Peers!

Schedule mock interviews on the Meeting Board, join the latest community discussions in our Consulting Q&A and find like-minded Case Partners to connect and practice with!

McKinsey events

New answer on Sep 08, 2020
3 Answers
2.8 k Views
Anonymous A asked on Apr 05, 2019

I applied for one of McKinsey’s event - a webinar and did not get an invitation. Should I take this as an indication/ eye opener and re-consider my aspirations. I have been doing my search and trying to build my profile. But is it even worth the attempt if I cannot even get an invitation to a webinar ? Please share your thoughts.

Overview of answers

  • Upvotes
  • Date ascending
  • Date descending
Best answer
replied on Apr 22, 2019
BCG | Kellogg MBA |82% Success rate| 450+ case interview| 5+ year consulting | 30+ projects in ~10 countries

I would recommend you to reach the company and learn the main reason to have the best insight from this situation. Many times those kind of situations are occurring due to operational reasons.

Was this answer helpful?
Anonymous replied on Apr 06, 2019


Sorry to hear about that! It is not necessarily an indication, and this could be due to a few factors:

- You might not fully satisfy the criteria for the webinar (e.g. not a final year student, not based in a particular country, etc.)

- Your application may be late and the slots are already filled.

- You may have left out some key information from your resume e.g. GPA, year of graduation etc.

Would suggest for you to review your resume and see if you have left out any of these points that I listed above :) Feel free to get in touch with a current consultant or friend to help you assess where the issue lies too. Cheers!

Was this answer helpful?
Anonymous replied on Sep 08, 2020

Hi A,

You should not immedeately consider this as an indication. The reasons can be different and it is OK to ask for the feedback to understand the main issue.


Was this answer helpful?