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    Case Interviews in Other Languages

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    Most recent answer on Oct 02, 2021
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jul 27, 2018
    Have you tried contacting Spanish Business Schools (e.g. IE, ESADE) to ask them for materials? Unfortunately I am not aware of anywhere online to find cases in Spanish, but I would imagine that a Spanish Business school ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 02, 2021 on Oct 02, 2021
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    Consulting interviews in a non-native (3rd) language

    caseinterviews DACH German Vienna
    Most recent answer on Aug 30, 2021
    The best answer (on Aug 27, 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 Aug 27, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, You really have two options here: 1) Improve your German 2) Apply to a country/company where your good languages are used In terms of improving your German, try the following: 1. Conversational: Download the a ... (read entire answer)
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    on Aug 30, 2021 on Aug 30, 2021
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    English Interview in Germany?

    English German germany language
    Most recent answer on Jul 22, 2021
    The best answer (on Oct 29, 2018) is from:
    Vlad
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    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Vlad
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    gave the best answer on Oct 29, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, I heard about the cases when MBBs accepted the candidates without the knowledge of German, but it was in Digital teams. So if you have a relevant experience - you have some leverage. If not - I believe it will b ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 22, 2021 on Jul 22, 2021
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    Source of case walkthrough (e.g. LOMS) in German?

    case practice German LOMS
    Most recent answer on Jan 22, 2021
    The best answer (on Jan 21, 2021) is from:
    Christine
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    Christine
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    gave the best answer on Jan 21, 2021
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    Hi there! Great question because I don't know if you are aware of this, but Case in Point is actually available in German with PrepLounge as the publisher. It is not an audio format but you also have dialogues that you ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jan 22, 2021 on Jan 22, 2021
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    Wo kann ich weitere echte MBB Cases finden?

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    Most recent answer on Jan 09, 2021
    The best answer (on Jan 07, 2021) is from:
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    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Jan 07, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there! Most cases are "MBB" in the sense that practicing any prompt/situation will prepare you. That said, some of more realistic than others. If you're looking for the most realistic case/interview scenarios, the ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jan 09, 2021 on Jan 09, 2021
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    Interview in foreign language

    Deutsch deutschland German germany Interview language second language sprache
    Most recent answer on Nov 28, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Aug 12, 2018
    I had a similar issue when preparing for case interviews in Italian - while I am fluent, I had never used Italian in a business context, so my vocabulary in certain things was lacking. To find cases in German, you cou ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 28, 2020 on Nov 28, 2020
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    Is it weird to apply to German-speaking offices with English cover letter and CV?

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    Most recent answer on Nov 16, 2020
    The best answer (on Aug 31, 2020) is from:
    Antonello
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    Antonello
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    gave the best answer on Aug 31, 2020
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Hi, there are no problems in submitting your applications with CV and CL in ENglish Best, Antonello
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    on Nov 16, 2020 on Nov 16, 2020
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    Casebook in German

    Bain BCG BCG covid corona application Germany bcg german office original cases casebook Casebooks German MBB Mck
    Most recent answer on Jul 23, 2020
    The best answer (on Jul 22, 2020) is from:
    Christine
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    Christine
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    gave the best answer on Jul 22, 2020
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    Hi there, just a quick side note: We will actually publish a German version of Case in Point by Cosentino on September, 16. If that is something that would help you, you can pre-order it online :-) Here is the link t ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 23, 2020 on Jul 23, 2020
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    In Germany harder than other countries?

    Application application process consulting firms German germany interview process management consulting MBB
    Most recent answer on Jun 19, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Oct 01, 2018
    Work culture at MBB in Germany is tough - definitely among the hardest in the industry. 70+ hour weeks are regular - although at least at Bain, weekends seem to be pretty respected. Part of what makes the job so difficu ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 19, 2020 on Jun 19, 2020
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    Format of German Tabular CV Question

    Application application process CV CV screening German germany Lebenslauf MBB
    Most recent answer on May 28, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Oct 08, 2018
    Hi Anonymous, I am German, have worked in consulting in Germany and have seen my share of CVs, so I hope I can help. So first of all: None of the three examples are total no-gos. I would consider No 2 best / sa ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 28, 2020 on May 28, 2020
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    How long does it take to get feedback from your application?

    BCG Bain McKinsey German MBB
    Most recent answer on May 18, 2020
    The best answer (on May 16, 2020) is from:
    Anton
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    Anton
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    gave the best answer on May 16, 2020
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    Hi, Usually you should expect to receive the feedback in 2-3 working days. In rare cases it may take a week. Best, Anton
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    on May 18, 2020 on May 18, 2020
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    German Consulting Firms: HR slower in August? Use of English?

    BCG bcg german office original cases consulting English German germany HR Interview MBB Roland Berger
    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Apr 30, 2020
    Hi A, I was in your shoes back in 2011-12, when I also came from Ukraine to start i Germany, and search for consulting jobs. So I can really understand your challenges. Regarding slow down in August, it could really h ... (read entire answer)
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    on Apr 30, 2020 on Apr 30, 2020
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    Case Interview Beginner looking for partners in Vienna or via video chat

    Bain BCG English German McKinsey Vienna
    Recent activity on May 17, 2019
    Anonymous gave the best answer on May 17, 2019
    Hi Jan, this is actually not the best section of PrepLounge to find a case partner. By the way, especially for a profile like yours (PhD), I would suggest getting in touch with an expert (as I am) to tailor a customiz ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 17, 2019 on May 17, 2019
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    How to prepare for BCG Real Life interview?

    BCG BCG Germany BCG Real Life BCG real life current tasks Deutsch deutschland German germany Personal Fit The Boston Consulting Group
    Recent activity on Mar 14, 2019
    Anonymous B gave the best answer on Mar 14, 2019
    Hi, I will also have my 2nd round in Germany soon (maybe we could get in touch). As I know from friends that work at BCG, the real-life interviews will also test the weaknesses that you showed in the first round. ... (read entire answer)
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    on Mar 14, 2019 on Mar 14, 2019
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    Cases in German - case-vorbereitung.com

    German germany inhouse consulting SMC Stategy Telco
    Recent activity on Feb 21, 2019
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Nov 14, 2017
    Dear Anonymous A, Congratulations on your interview invitations from DETECON and SENACOR! As already mentioned above we also offer several cases in German. To see our German cases, just change the language to German ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 21, 2019 on Feb 21, 2019
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    German Consulting Industry

    application process DACH German germany interview process MBB western europe working culture
    Recent activity on Dec 11, 2018
    The best answer (on Dec 04, 2018) is from:
    Sidi
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    McKinsey Senior EM & BCG Consultant | Interviewer at McK & BCG for 7 years | Coached 300+ candidates secure MBB offers
    Sidi
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    gave the best answer on Dec 04, 2018
    McKinsey Senior EM & BCG Consultant | Interviewer at McK & BCG for 7 years | Coached 300+ candidates secure MBB offers
    Hi Anonymous, German fluency traditionally was a quite important requirement in the German consulting industry. This requirement has softened a bit in recent years, however mostly driven by the increase in variety of ... (read entire answer)
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    on Dec 11, 2018 on Dec 11, 2018
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    BCG Coffee Break?

    application process BCG BCG Interview Process DACH German germany management consulting MBB
    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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    on Oct 08, 2018 on Oct 08, 2018
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    Anyone know Gingko Management Consulting?

    application process boutique boutique firms europe German germany management consulting
    Recent activity on Oct 01, 2018
    Anonymous B gave the best answer on Oct 01, 2018
    Have worked with them before (as their client) on a Global C-Level project in one of the most well-known German companies. Very good company with really strong talent, highly trusted by the senior management executives. ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 01, 2018 on Oct 01, 2018
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    Applications for Consulting Events

    Application BCG consulting DACH europe German germany MBB Roland Berger Women in Consulting
    Recent activity on Sep 19, 2018
    The best answer (on Sep 19, 2018) is from:
    Egor
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    Collected McKinsey & BCG offers/ Ex-McKinsey consultant/Harvard/WBS/MSU
    Egor
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    gave the best answer on Sep 19, 2018
    Collected McKinsey & BCG offers/ Ex-McKinsey consultant/Harvard/WBS/MSU
    Hi A, Normally it takes up to 2 weeks after a due date to consolidate all people and then select the candidates you like to set up a call. However some companies process applications on first come-first served basis, ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 19, 2018 on Sep 19, 2018
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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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    on Sep 17, 2018 on Sep 17, 2018
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