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    OC&C Cover Letter

    Cover letter OC&C
    Most recent answer on Oct 04, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 29, 2021) is from:
    Ian
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    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Sep 29, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi Shubham, If you send it to me I can give you my immediate thoughts/feedback (of course, quick thoughts, not a full review for free)
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    on Oct 04, 2021 on Oct 04, 2021
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    Application to BCG Middle East & Case Prep

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    Most recent answer on Sep 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 24, 2021) is from:
    Agrim
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    #1 CoachingPlus Expert | 100% personalised | BCG Dubai PL | 2021 Real MBB+ Cases | Case/PEI/Fit/CV | 6+ years Consulting
    Agrim
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    gave the best answer on Sep 24, 2021
    #1 CoachingPlus Expert | 100% personalised | BCG Dubai PL | 2021 Real MBB+ Cases | Case/PEI/Fit/CV | 6+ years Consulting
    Yes! All those projects are hot in the Middle-East right now across all consults. O&G firms in the region have been struggling to keep up with the global pressure and competition to reduce emissions. With carbon mar ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 28, 2021 on Sep 28, 2021
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    Do you have to talk about why the specific programme in your Cover Letter?

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    Question edited on Sep 05, 2021
    The best answer (on Oct 21, 2019) is from:
    Giulia
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    McKinsey Business Analyst | 3+ years Experience | MBA at LBS
    Giulia
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    gave the best answer on Oct 21, 2019
    McKinsey Business Analyst | 3+ years Experience | MBA at LBS
    Hi Alex, I actually know that best practice with the cover letter is: - Intro - Why consulting and why you (you can also talk about summer internship here) - What can I bring you that makes the valuable - Conc ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 05, 2021 on Sep 05, 2021
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    Do I add my new job that I haven't started to my CV?

    Bain & Company BCG Cover letter CV CV and CL feedback full-time McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Sep 02, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 01, 2021) is from:
    Agrim
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    Agrim
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    gave the best answer on Sep 01, 2021
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    Most important thing is that you must be truthful. If you are applying in Sep, and starting the job in Oct - the max you can write is that you are incoming into that company. That too when you have the offer contract. Y ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 02, 2021 on Sep 02, 2021
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    Cover Letter Length

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    Most recent answer on Jul 27, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 26, 2021) is from:
    Silvia
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    McKinsey| 5-yrs in consulting| Peer leader Consulting Club|MBA at LBS| up to 50% discount available
    Silvia
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    gave the best answer on Jul 26, 2021
    McKinsey| 5-yrs in consulting| Peer leader Consulting Club|MBA at LBS| up to 50% discount available
    Hi Nick,  It should definitely be no more than one page. For example my cover letter was structured as following: Short intro (who I am, for what position/office I am applying) - no more than 2 senteces Second/t ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 27, 2021 on Jul 27, 2021
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    McKinsey Cover Letter - is hiring manager name necessary?

    Cover letter McKinsey & Company
    Most recent answer on Jul 06, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 06, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
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    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Jul 06, 2021
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    Hi there, The lack of the recruiter's name on the cover is not a big deal. However, it seems you are lacking a referral for your application – and that could matter a lot. Your application will be a lot more solid if ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 06, 2021 on Jul 06, 2021
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    Why firm X?

    Cover letter Which firm?
    Most recent answer on Jun 29, 2021
    The best answer (on May 02, 2021) is from:
    Ian
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    Ian
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    gave the best answer on May 02, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, You're actually going about it wrong! (Feel free to PM me for more help/clarify) A cover letter is much more why should you want me than why I like you guys. Think about it, are they interested in hearing ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 29, 2021 on Jun 29, 2021
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    Cover letter specifics

    Bain & Company Cover letter
    Most recent answer on Jun 08, 2021
    The best answer (on Apr 30, 2021) is from:
    Florian
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    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Florian
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    gave the best answer on Apr 30, 2021
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Hey there, To answer your questions one by one: 1. One page, font size 12, Times New Roman or a similar classic font 2. No matter your background, you always need to highlight 1. why you want to work in consulting ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 08, 2021 on Jun 08, 2021
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    What page format is best for cover letter?

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    Most recent answer on May 31, 2021
    The best answer (on May 11, 2021) is from:
    Ian
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    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
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    gave the best answer on May 11, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi, Send me a PM and I can provide you with a Cover Letter template as well as examples across a range of companies. Here's some guidance in the meantime Step 1 - Figure out the topics for your key paragraph ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 31, 2021 on May 31, 2021
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    Should my cover letter include bullet points for my skills or should I tell a story with paragraphs?

    consulting Cover letter interviews MBBS Resume
    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2021
    The best answer (on Apr 19, 2021) is from:
    Ian
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    Content Creator
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Apr 19, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi Chris, I am very much of the viewpoint that 3 paragraphs that each relate to your core skills is the best route to go (i.e. what you have done). I personally prefer to not bold the sections, and make it more of an ... (read entire answer)
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    on Apr 30, 2021 on Apr 30, 2021
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    How to address contact person in UK?

    Cover letter
    Most recent answer on Apr 29, 2021
    The best answer (on Apr 23, 2021) is from:
    Ian
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    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Apr 23, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, In a cover letter I would always err on the more formal side! As such, you should go with Mrs. Smith. Please please please do not address this person by their first name in a cover letter! (Email is anothe ... (read entire answer)
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    on Apr 29, 2021 on Apr 29, 2021
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    Is my cover letter too lengthy? What shall I keep and remove?

    Boston Consulting Group Cover letter CV MBB review
    Most recent answer on Apr 09, 2021
    The best answer (on Apr 07, 2021) is from:
    Florian
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    Ex-McKinsey | 5+ years consulting experience | Active interviewer & coach | Healthcare industry | Inhouse Consulting
    Florian
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    gave the best answer on Apr 07, 2021
    Ex-McKinsey | 5+ years consulting experience | Active interviewer & coach | Healthcare industry | Inhouse Consulting
    Hi Ukasha, short answer: yes I think it is a bit long. What I like about your cover letter is that it is very structured. However, not all points are equally relevant. Try to focus on the most important ones. Try to ... (read entire answer)
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    on Apr 09, 2021 on Apr 09, 2021
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    Cover letter when applying to two different locations

    Application Bain BCG Cover letter MBB
    Most recent answer on Mar 30, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 30, 2021) is from:
    Franco
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    Ex BCG Principal | INSEAD | 10 yrs in consulting | Interviewed >200 Career Switchers, MBAs, Undergrads in Europe and USA
    Franco
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    gave the best answer on Mar 30, 2021
    Ex BCG Principal | INSEAD | 10 yrs in consulting | Interviewed >200 Career Switchers, MBAs, Undergrads in Europe and USA
    I would definitely suggest you use the cover letter to explain why you are applying to those two locations and what value you could bring to those two offices. Not mentioning the two locations could be an option, b ... (read entire answer)
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    on Mar 30, 2021 on Mar 30, 2021
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    Cover Letter Review

    A.T. Kearney Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group Cover letter Deloitte Consulting McKinsey & Company Oliver Wyman Roland Berger
    Most recent answer on Mar 26, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 26, 2021) is from:
    Gaurav
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    Ex-Mckinsey|Certified Career Coach |Placed 500+ candidates at MBB & other consultancies
    Gaurav
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    gave the best answer on Mar 26, 2021
    Ex-Mckinsey|Certified Career Coach |Placed 500+ candidates at MBB & other consultancies
    Hello there, Ghita! Do not hesitate to write to me about the general overlook of your cover letter! I will be happy to help you, GB
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    on Mar 26, 2021 on Mar 26, 2021
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    Risk/downside of mentioning a start date in the cover letter that is too early

    Cover letter
    Most recent answer on Mar 13, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 13, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
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    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Mar 13, 2021
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi there, Not sure if I understood. If you say you are available to start from April, why should they reject you if they need someone in June/July? In any case, you don’t necessarily need to put the proposed startin ... (read entire answer)
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    on Mar 13, 2021 on Mar 13, 2021
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    Tips to find out the right HR contact person?

    Cover letter
    Most recent answer on Mar 10, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 10, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
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    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Mar 10, 2021
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi there, Ideally you are applying via referral and can ask your contact who to address the cover to. You can find more on referrals here: https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/hey-everyonehope-all-is-well- ... (read entire answer)
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    on Mar 10, 2021 on Mar 10, 2021
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    Exchange of cover letters for review?

    Cover letter
    Most recent answer on Mar 01, 2021
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Mar 12, 2018
    Hi Zhan, happy to take a look at your cover letter. Just send it to me and I will review it today. Best, Emma
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    on Mar 01, 2021 on Mar 01, 2021
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    Rejection of an Application

    Cover letter CV screening rejection
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Nov 10, 2019) is from:
    Antonello
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    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Antonello
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    gave the best answer on Nov 10, 2019
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Hi, 1. yes, different reasons, depending also on the office hiring moment. Feel free to send me the CV for a feedback. 2. yes, you have usually to wait 12-18m. Things you can do to accelerate it is building a strong int ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 28, 2021 on Feb 28, 2021
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    Applying to McKinsey in SEA without a referral

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    Most recent answer on Feb 24, 2021
    The best answer (on Feb 23, 2021) is from:
    Florian
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    Content Creator
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Florian
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    gave the best answer on Feb 23, 2021
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Hey there, In general referral > no referral (stating the obvious), however, if your profile is strong + you are applying at the beginning of the year (fewer slots filled), you should be fine even without. With th ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 24, 2021 on Feb 24, 2021
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    Need help with my resume and cover letter

    Cover letter Resume
    Most recent answer on Feb 21, 2021
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jun 08, 2020
    Hi Kevin, Sure you can send it to me. Best, André
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    on Feb 21, 2021 on Feb 21, 2021
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