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PST test with Digital McKinsey

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Hi there,

I am applying for a BA role with Digital McKinsey. Is the PST test something I should be preparing for, or is this only for generalist McKinsey positions?


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Bruno replied on 03/05/2018
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Hey anonymous,

Most likely yes (it doesn't apply only to generalist consultants), but the only way for you to be sure is if you confirm directly with your HR contact - no worries/damage at all in sending him/her an email asking about it.



Oisin replied on 03/06/2018

From my own experience I can confirm that even as an experienced hire you will be doing the PST.

I know that if going in as an experienced specialist (op's, PM etc.) you are exempt but the majority of candidates who apply have to complete the PST.

Vlad replied on 03/05/2018
McKinsey / Accenture / Got all BIG3 offers / More than 300 real MBB cases / Harvard Business School


You'll have the test unless:

  • Its MBA on-campus interviews
  • You are an experienced hire with years of experience
  • You are hired as an expert for an expert trek

I recommend you check with HR



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