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McKinsey PST from another office

Anonymous A asked on Nov 06, 2018


Do you know how it works to pass the PST from another office than London? I got invited to the PST but i'm studying abroad for a semester (very far from London) and they've told me they'd be in touch but it's been a week and nothing. Does anyone has similar experience of passing the PST somewhere else than in London? Thank you!

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Guennael replied on Nov 06, 2018
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The PST is standard across offices. Feel free to contact McK London and remind them you are on an exchange program abroad; this isn't uncommon, they'll find a way to have you sit for the PST in the country where you are right now (or nearest office)

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Try calling HR, they are probably just swamped.

The way it will work is that you'll go into the local office closest to you and complete it there with a member of local HR.

As a side comment - note that while PST is the same across global offices, some different offices actually have different time requirements. In London and most English speaking countries will have 1 hr, but a friend completing it in the Tokyo office had 2 hours to complete. However if you are ultimately applying to London, then London time restrictions will apply.

Good luck!

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Yes, you can pass from any office. Why not simply writing them an e-mail / calling them?


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