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BCG Interview Process

    Why BCG? Ideal interview answers for candidates

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    Question edited on Sep 05, 2021
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jul 25, 2018
    Do not overthink this. It is important to have a solid answer, but your interviewer won't be looking to call you out - as long as you are sincere, you will be fine. From every interviewer I have ever spoken to (includ ... (read entire answer)
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    How long until BCG HR comes back to me?

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    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 07, 2018) is from:
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Sep 07, 2018
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi Anonymous, in general silence for one week is not a good sign - the average successful candidate normally receives confirmation in a timeframe within the next day and one week. Having said that, there may be some r ... (read entire answer)
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    The right moment to stop practicing and to go to interviews

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    Most recent answer on Sep 05, 2020
    The best answer (on Nov 13, 2018) is from:
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Nov 13, 2018
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi Anonymous, some criteria that signal you are good enough for an interview are the following: Reached passing score for tests you will have to do as part of the application (eg McK PST, BCG Potential test) Hav ... (read entire answer)
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    Process for BCG Platinion?

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    Recent activity on Apr 26, 2019
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Apr 26, 2019
    You may want to check these discussions: https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/some-advice-for-final-round-3964 https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/it-consulting-first-interview-questions-bcg-pla ... (read entire answer)
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    Beyond interview related questions, what other kinds of questions are good to ask the BCG interview buddy?

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    Recent activity on Jan 21, 2019
    The best answer (on Jan 03, 2019) is from:
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    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    Guennael
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    gave the best answer on Jan 03, 2019
    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    Ask qualitative questions, ask for his/her advice on the work / people / staffing / ... Your goal is to build rapport and sound interesting. Nothing better than asking open questions. PS: don't forget to find commonal ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Additional First Round Interview

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    Recent activity on Nov 27, 2018
    The best answer (on Nov 27, 2018) is from:
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    Bain & Co interviewer (~3 years) | MBB-prep focused | Expert: Market Sizing; P&L cases | 50+ coachees at MBB
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    gave the best answer on Nov 27, 2018
    Bain & Co interviewer (~3 years) | MBB-prep focused | Expert: Market Sizing; P&L cases | 50+ coachees at MBB
    Hola! At BCG, as with most firms, interviewers need to be completely aligned on the decision to pass you or not to the next round. I am guessing that one of the interview was significantly better than the other, and o ... (read entire answer)
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    Interview Invitation?

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    Recent activity on Nov 06, 2018
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    gave the best answer on Nov 06, 2018
    Top rated McKinsey coach with many offers /Ex McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience/Real cases
    Hi, Based on my experience with recruiting at McKinsey, events are a great place to network with the consultants at the firm. We were asked to write down the names of candidates that we found promising or sometimes ev ... (read entire answer)
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    How to prepare for 2nd BCG presentation interview

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    Recent activity on Oct 30, 2018
    The best answer (on Oct 30, 2018) is from:
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    Vlad
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    gave the best answer on Oct 30, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, I've uploaded some samples here: (message me for a password) https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zor4m49eyx5qxal/AABeUN6mtiGkWhEklRjszX2Oa?dl=0 The best way to prepare is the following: Train mental math. I posted ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Coffee Break?

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    Recent activity on Oct 08, 2018
    Anonymous A asked on Oct 07, 2018
    Hello, I see on BCG Germany website, 'BCG Coffee Break' --what does this mean? I mean, I read/understand the post (below) but it isn't very detailed. What exactly is a BCG Coffee Break? Do you go to the office to have m ... (read entire question)
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    Are candidates 'competitors' for the position(s)?

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    Recent activity on Sep 25, 2018
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 25, 2018
    Hey there, The answer, as often is the case, is "it depends". In general, it is different to "typical just postings" in a couple ways: In some cases, recruiting happens year round, and there isn't a specific numbe ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Referral Process

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    Recent activity on Sep 24, 2018
    The best answer (on Sep 22, 2018) is from:
    Guennael
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    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    Guennael
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    gave the best answer on Sep 22, 2018
    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    All else being equal, the odds of being called back for an interview are greater: (1) the more senior your contact is: A partner will have greater pull than a 1st year associate (2) the better your contact knows you ... (read entire answer)
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    Interview Steps in Germany (Tests?)- (MBB/2-Tier)

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    Recent activity on Sep 17, 2018
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 17, 2018
    Hey Anonymous, I think most firms strongly prefer in-person interviews over phone interviews. I don't know of many "take-home exams" or written tests at the office, but am not very familiar with the specifics of ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG hr round of interview what to expect

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    Recent activity on Aug 27, 2018
    The best answer (on Aug 26, 2018) is from:
    Francesco
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    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Aug 26, 2018
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi Aissa, in some countries it is normal to start with an HR round before the actual first round. You could get BOTH fit questions and a case, according to the country. I would clarify in advance with HR what is inclu ... (read entire answer)
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