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    Q: In Sweden 85% of all cars are gas cars, and 15% are electric cars. The amount of newcars sold each year are 50% gas cars and 50% electric cars. How long does it take for the Swedish market to be 80% electric cars?

    1st round BCG Case Interview
    Most recent answer on Oct 06, 2021
    Anonymous B gave the best answer on Sep 30, 2021
    Hi Marie,  If 50% of new cars sold each year are electric and 50% are gas cars, then you'll never be able to reach a total of 80% electric cars. To achieve 80% you'd need to have a market where more electric cars are so ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 06, 2021 on Oct 06, 2021
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    Vendor selection case study

    1st round
    Most recent answer on Aug 12, 2021
    The best answer (on Aug 12, 2021) is from:
    Sofia
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    McKinsey San Francisco | Harvard graduate | 5+ years of coaching | >90% candidate success rate | Personalized approach
    Sofia
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    gave the best answer on Aug 12, 2021
    McKinsey San Francisco | Harvard graduate | 5+ years of coaching | >90% candidate success rate | Personalized approach
    Hi Alex, This seems like a very general set-up, and the solution to the case would depend a lot on the specific detail. In general, try thinking about the client in this case, and what vendor they would prefer in light ... (read entire answer)
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    on Aug 12, 2021 on Aug 12, 2021
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    MBA vs non-MBA experienced hire

    1st round
    Most recent answer on Jul 11, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 10, 2021) is from:
    Adi
    CoachingPlus Expert
    Content Creator
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
    CoachingPlus Expert
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    gave the best answer on Jul 10, 2021
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Expectations are higher for MBA but evaluation critera are same & standard across.
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    on Jul 11, 2021 on Jul 11, 2021
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    Faster solving cases

    1st round 1stround 2nd Round 2ndround McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Jun 30, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 20, 2021) is from:
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jun 20, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, It's always good to have a bit of text with your question to help us make our advice more tailored! That said, I'll run with this as "how can I solve cases faster". Here are my main tips: Learn how to se ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 30, 2021 on Jun 30, 2021
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    Reschedule McKinsey interview one day before the interview

    1st round 1st round interview McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Jun 24, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 23, 2021) is from:
    Florian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Florian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jun 23, 2021
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Hey there, This is usually possible. Every McKinsey office handles this a bit differently, however. I can tell you from the DACH region that it is no problem at all and happens quite frequently because candidates ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 24, 2021 on Jun 24, 2021
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    Bain written case

    1st round analytical test Bain Bain & Company BAIN test bainmoscow Case GMAT LEK materials math test MBB needed partner prep second round written case writtencase
    Most recent answer on Mar 01, 2021
    The best answer (on Jan 31, 2017) is from:
    Ignacio
    Expert
    MIT MBA | Bain & Co | Ex-Google | 4+ year coaching experience
    Ignacio
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Jan 31, 2017
    MIT MBA | Bain & Co | Ex-Google | 4+ year coaching experience
    My top tips for the written case are: The trick to written cases is to have a filtering system to find the data you need from the worthless data, and of course, recognising that not all the data is useful. Written c ... (read entire answer)
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    on Mar 01, 2021 on Mar 01, 2021
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    What is the bar to pass to the next interview round?

    1st round internship MBB
    Most recent answer on Jan 12, 2021
    The best answer (on Jan 10, 2021) is from:
    Udayan
    Expert
    Content Creator
    Top rated MBB coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    Udayan
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jan 10, 2021
    Top rated MBB coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    The reality is that you are competing for a job in one of the toughest firms to get into. It is harder to get a job at MBB than it is to get into any university in the world. Your peers are as talented as you and some m ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jan 12, 2021 on Jan 12, 2021
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    Bain answer first

    1st round Bain needed partner
    Most recent answer on Dec 31, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 14, 2020) is from:
    Henning
    Expert
    Bain | passed >15 MBB interviews as a candidate
    Henning
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Nov 14, 2020
    Bain | passed >15 MBB interviews as a candidate
    Answer First at Bain consists of two different concepts, both are useful to use in a case environment: Answer First to plan your work: This means you should be hypothesis-driven to structure your work. Start the cas ... (read entire answer)
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    on Dec 31, 2020 on Dec 31, 2020
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    Do having deep knowledge about industries helps during cases?

    1st round Bain case partners needed partner
    Most recent answer on Dec 10, 2020
    The best answer (on Oct 30, 2020) is from:
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Oct 30, 2020
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi there, Industry knowledge is useful for brainstorming during the case. If you can’t think about the importance of the load factor in an airline case, or that customers may not pay for prescription drugs in some cou ... (read entire answer)
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    on Dec 10, 2020 on Dec 10, 2020
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    Is it possible to get hired by MBB ,Deloitte,PWC,EY, Accenture on generalist track (off campus)?

    1st round AskBearingPoint Bain BCG case partners Mck needed partner
    Most recent answer on Dec 08, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 13, 2020) is from:
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Nov 13, 2020
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    100%! The best way to improve your odds here is to network effectively. Do your best to speak to people across the firms, get known by HR, and possibly get a referral.
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    on Dec 08, 2020 on Dec 08, 2020
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    How to get hired at generalist track in MBB,PWC, Deloitte, Accenture,EY

    1st round AskBearingPoint Bain BCG case partners Mck needed partner
    Most recent answer on Dec 08, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 13, 2020) is from:
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Nov 13, 2020
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Three key ways: 1) Have a convincing / powerful resume 2) Have a strong cover letter 3) Network effectively! In terms of networking effectively: 1) Check out the PrepLounge Q&As 2) Sign up with a sessi ... (read entire answer)
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    on Dec 08, 2020 on Dec 08, 2020
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    My friend sent me this,is this true?what about e&y,KPMG,PWC, Accenture and strategy?

    1st round Bain BCG case partners Mck needed partner
    Most recent answer on Dec 08, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 16, 2020) is from:
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Nov 16, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! TBH, it is very hard for me to believe this ever happened in MBB -or, also, that this is the whole story-. Interviewers are trained, coached, shadowed... all to get the people ready to be good, fair and valu ... (read entire answer)
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    on Dec 08, 2020 on Dec 08, 2020
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    McKinsey London 1st Round

    1st round McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Dec 01, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 29, 2020) is from:
    Udayan
    Expert
    Content Creator
    Top rated MBB coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    Udayan
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Nov 29, 2020
    Top rated MBB coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    Hi, Since you have not mentioned what role you are applying for I am going to assume it is either a BA or Associate position. In which case you will have the following 2 interviews that are 1 hour each. 8-12 ... (read entire answer)
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    on Dec 01, 2020 on Dec 01, 2020
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    Is it possible for a research analyst at MBB to move to associate position?how can one do that ?

    1st round AskBearingPoint Bain BCG case partners Mck needed partner
    Most recent answer on Nov 15, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 13, 2020) is from:
    Udayan
    Expert
    Content Creator
    Top rated MBB coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    Udayan
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Nov 13, 2020
    Top rated MBB coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    It is EXTREMELY difficult to do this. There is a strong incentive to not allow this move as the hiring criteria, comp structure and skills are very different for both types of roles. The only realistic way to do this is ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 15, 2020 on Nov 15, 2020
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    How to get top performer award in MBB? Is there any specific criteria?

    1st round Bain BCG case partners Mck needed partner
    Most recent answer on Nov 07, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 05, 2020) is from:
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Nov 05, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! There is no such thing as a top performer award. However, the intuition is right, there is a different "ranking" of your performance that is discussed in a comitee every 6 months. Dimensions taken into co ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 07, 2020 on Nov 07, 2020
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    Best employee award

    1st round Bain BCG case partners Mck needed partner
    Most recent answer on Nov 05, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 05, 2020) is from:
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Nov 05, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! There is no such thing as a top performer award. However, the intuition is right, there is a different "ranking" of your performance that is discussed in a comitee every 6 months. Dimensions taken into co ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 05, 2020 on Nov 05, 2020
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    What Computer skills do you need in MBB to succeed as a consultant? List some tools or programming languages.

    1st round Bain BCG casepartnerswanted Mck needed partner
    Most recent answer on Oct 31, 2020
    The best answer (on Oct 31, 2020) is from:
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Oct 31, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! Although some people get to see some Tableau and R, 99% of people deal only with Excel. Indeed, iff there is one thing I wish I had done before joining McKinsey, that would have been Excel. It can really be ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 31, 2020 on Oct 31, 2020
    Last Activity

    Simon Kucher & Partners 1st round telephone interview

    1st round Simon-Kucher
    Most recent answer on Oct 27, 2020
    The best answer (on Sep 28, 2020) is from:
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Sep 28, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hi! You described it very well in your post: the structure that they are going to follow is exactly the same as MBBs: FIT + business case. Hence, the prep would overlap at 95%, and you can perfectly all materials i ... (read entire answer)
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    14
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    on Oct 27, 2020 on Oct 27, 2020
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    Why Bain?

    1st round Bain needed partner
    Most recent answer on Oct 27, 2020
    The best answer (on Jan 26, 2020) is from:
    Emily
    Expert
    Content Creator
    BCG Project Leader | 3+ years interview experience for BCG SEA recruiting | Kellogg MBA, NTU, Peking University
    Emily
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jan 26, 2020
    BCG Project Leader | 3+ years interview experience for BCG SEA recruiting | Kellogg MBA, NTU, Peking University
    If you have some time and connection, suggest you talk to a few Bainies and/or Bain alumni, to ask them why they chose Bain, what they like most about Bain. I guess culture would be the top reason, while there might als ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 27, 2020 on Oct 27, 2020
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    McK - asked to reapply in a year

    1st round Feedback first round
    Most recent answer on Oct 25, 2020
    The best answer (on Oct 02, 2020) is from:
    Robert
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey offers w/o final round interviews - 100% risk-free - 10+ years MBB coaching experience - Multiple book author
    Robert
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Oct 02, 2020
    McKinsey offers w/o final round interviews - 100% risk-free - 10+ years MBB coaching experience - Multiple book author
    Hi Anonymous, Obviously lots of speculation involved in answering, since nobody of us was really involved in the process. In general an offer to re-apply in a year does not mean that much as most candidates would li ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 25, 2020 on Oct 25, 2020
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