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    Interviews via referral

    HelpASisterOut MBB Referral
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    <p>What do you think? What is the percentage of interviews that are granted through a referral?</p> <p>thanks!</p>
    Hi there, I think a good referral is always a good chance to skip many steps in during the CV screening process. I always suggest to contact a friend inside the company to ask a referral. Of course, you should have a ... (read entire answer)
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    Referral from BCG principal

    Bain BCG HelpASisterOut Mck RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    <p>Hello!</p> <p>I have got a referral from a Principal and the application went through the HR. How long is usually the HR process? How much is the probability to go to the interview? Thank you!</p>
    Hi, Depends on the local office. From a day to a month Pretty high (80-90%) Best
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    Is it common practice for managers to take your notes after the interview?

    Bain BCG casepartnerswanted HelpASisterOut Mck RolandBerger sharingiscaring
    Most recent answer on Jan 23, 2021
    <p>Why do they do that?</p>
    Hi, Yes, in fact I have done the same today when I interviewed upcoming interns. The main reason is that interviewers typically have 2 3 different cases, thus they don't want you to share the solutions to other applic ... (read entire answer)
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    Hello, Please did anyone take the BCG Online test in Lagos, Nigeria office recently? How was it?

    BCG bcgtest casepartnerswanted HelpASisterOut MBB Nigeria sharingiscaring
    Most recent answer on Dec 17, 2020
    <p>What do I need to take note of? What industries were they on? was the test similar to the sample test that was sent to you</p>
    Hi, Have you asked which of their tests they are going to give you? Usually, they give their candidates either a maths and logic test or a guided business case. For the first type, I recommend preparing with SHL-lik ... (read entire answer)
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    How different is being a consultant in a big city vs a regional office?

    consulting consultinglife HelpASisterOut
    Most recent answer on Nov 03, 2020
    Hi, it strictly depends on the countries. The way of working is the same, but type of projects, main industries served and work-life balance can vary a lot. Hope it helps, Antonello
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    What's the quickest and smartest short cut to multiply any number by 360 and by 365? Thanks!

    Bain BCG HelpASisterOut Math problem Mck McKinsey RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Sep 23, 2020
    <p>This is helpful for market size</p>
    Anything that ends in 0 - if you are multiplying by it automatically add 0 and multiply by what comes before it So for 360*5 - make it 50X36 Then I like doing two separate additions to solve it so 50*36 = 50*30 + ... (read entire answer)
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    Bain BCG HelpASisterOut HR Mck
    Most recent answer on Sep 19, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 19, 2020
    <p>I have been approached through LinkedIn by a BCG recruiter after asking a question on facebook about an event. I will have a call very soon with one of them. How can I interpret this? Also, how can I prepare for this? </p>
    Hi A, That is actually great news! I would recommend doing the following: prepare to introduce yourself properly (what are you looking for: what position, full-time or internship, etc.); practice some fit que ... (read entire answer)
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    Hair length a problem?

    appearance HelpASisterOut Women in Consulting
    Most recent answer on Sep 15, 2020
    <p>I'm a woman that has super long hair (hip-length). I have it for cultural reasons and was planning on cutting it if I do get an offer. However, I was wondering if it would look unprofessional to have it that long in an interview, or I am overthinking it?</p>
    Hi, I confirm that they will not be a problem for the evaluation of your performance at the interview. Best, Anto
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    First round BCG interview. Are they expecting perfection? Was mine just Just bad luck?

    Bain BCG casepartnerswanted HelpASisterOut Mck RolandBerger sharingiscaring
    Most recent answer on Sep 09, 2020
    <p>I didn't pass the first round. I did the first case so so (I did 2 mistakes and didn't finish it but I demonstated how to solve it), the second well (at least the interviewer said so). The two cases had difficult graphs and rare case situations like no profits). I felt they judged me extremely harsh and they didn't give me the chance to prove it in the second round. I have been hearing from other people who performed exactly the same way, BCGers treated them VERY DIFFERENTLY (they personally called on the phone the candidate, forgave severe mistakes during interview and gave feedbacks etc). Why Is it that random? Thanks!</p>
    It may feel random, but there's no denying the process effectively ensures that only people of the top calibre and cultural fit enter these firms. Yes, who you get and how they treat you is random, but that is stylistic ... (read entire answer)
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    Is there any material available for the BCG test? Or a sample test? The profile is for a KCM intern.

    BCG HelpASisterOut
    Most recent answer on Sep 04, 2020
    Hi, I have uploaded both test samples here (Online test is about airlines). I've also added BCG written case sample (Next round) and Bain written case: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zor4m49eyx5qxal/AABeUN6mtiGkWhEklRjs ... (read entire answer)
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    Informational Interview with a partner. Insights and suggestion to move on

    Actively preparing for interviews with AT Kearney Mckinsey & Bains Bain BCG HelpASisterOut Mck McKinsey RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Aug 01, 2020
    <p>I had an informational interview with a partner 2 weeks ago, my aim was to have the opportunity of an interview. He complimented me for the preparation and my brain, talked about my potentials to aspire to an even higher rank position. The messages were confusing tbh, he contradicted himself few times. He asked me to send him my resume and that he will let me know. I did it but I haven't heard back from him since then. Was this a kind way to dismiss me? </p>
    Hi there, Can you elaborate on how he contradicted himself? (P.S. Welcome to the world of talking to Partners ;) ) I honestly think he was impressed by you and had/has every intention of referring you. Just remember ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG response

    Bain BCG HelpASisterOut Mck
    Most recent answer on Jul 29, 2020
    <p>Hey everyone,</p> <p>I have applied to BCG Middle East almost 3 weeks ago and am yet to hear back. I know people who heard back for the London office. Is this normal during recruitment? And this is a good/bad sign? </p> <p>thanks </p>
    You have nothing to worry about. Three weeks is a perfectly normal amount of time to wait to hear back, and could be much longer. The fact London heard back is totally irrelevant, as the two offices work on different sc ... (read entire answer)
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    Just received an invite for a McKinsey Online Event. How should I prepare for it?

    Actively preparing for interviews with McKinsey BCG Bain McKinsey Digital McKinsey HelpASisterOut McKinsey needhelp
    Most recent answer on Jun 19, 2020
    <p>Hello! What should I expect to happen? Any insights/advice would be higly appreciated! Thank you!</p>
    Hello! It depends very much on the type of event: The ones where many people participate -usually webinar-like- don´t need much prep, it´s more about giong and absorbing all possible information. Another story ... (read entire answer)
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    Is costumer base overlapping attractive in a M&A scenario? What happens to cross-selling?

    Actively preparing for upcoming interviews with Mckinsey AT Kearney & Bains. Looking to take and give great feedback. BCG BCG Bain McKinsey customer HelpASisterOut M&A MBB Synergies
    Most recent answer on May 22, 2020
    <p>Literature is contrasting. Does Costumer Base overlapping spur cross-selling? Thank you!</p>
    Hi there, as mentioned by Vlad and Robert, it depends on the products and possibly also on the ancillary services offered. You may have different situations, for examples: Complementary products (eg hotel services ... (read entire answer)
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    BREAK EVEN POINT=N. OF YEARS

    BCG 1st round BCG McKinsey and Bain break-even break-even analysis HelpASisterOut MBB
    Most recent answer on May 01, 2020
    <p>Can anybody shine some light on the formula here. On Investopedia the BEP=Fix costs/marginal profit=N.customers/products, there is no other formula. I get extremely confused when they ask for breakeven point in years. How to tackle this calculation and not get confused with the payback period? Thanks </p>
    Payback period = investment costs / cash flow per year (revenue-costs) = how many years you need to get back what you invested Break-even in years = fixed costs = (revenues - variable costs) = at what year you will ac ... (read entire answer)
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    What's the most effective way to prep for consultancy?

    BCG BCG McKinsey and Bain case studies Consultancy Excel case study HelpASisterOut
    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2020
    <p>I have been practicing for a while. What I do is doing cases with partners and review them after wards by myself, I take notes of the things I learned. Nowdays I feel I don't always know how to solve them and I don't remember all the solutions. Am I doing something wrong? Is it normal? Is there any more effective way to prep I am missing? Thank you</p>
    Dear anonymous, Your feeling is really common and you shouldn't worry too much about this. The most effective way to prepare is to practice both with other candidates and coaches that can give you a reliable feedabck. ... (read entire answer)
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    What does it mean when NPV=0? Is it attractive and why?Thanks!

    Actively preparing for interviews with Bain and BCG BCG McKinsey and Bain HelpASisterOut interviewhelp MBB needhelp Net Present Value
    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2020
    Hi, it means that the profit expected (revenues - costs - initial investments) in the future from a project is zero. Thus the project is not particularly attractive itself (at least from a financial point of view). ... (read entire answer)
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    Market Sizing - Can you help me?

    consulting HelpASisterOut Market sizing
    Most recent answer on Mar 23, 2020
    <p>Do you have a general approach on how to tackle <strong>any market sizing question</strong>? Are there <strong>typical </strong>approaches? Do you have general tips that I can apply in case interviews in terms of market sizing questions?</p> <p>Very thankful for any answer! </p> <p>Cheers!</p>
    Hello Carol, Market sizing questions are quite hard because there are some standard approaches but you have always to adapt them to the specific case. Generally speaking, we can mention three different approaches: ... (read entire answer)
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    Which case style EY Parthenon consultants do in the interview? Thanks

    acethecase EY-Parthenon First Time Case Interview! Help Appreciated! HelpASisterOut interviewhelp needhelp
    Most recent answer on Feb 29, 2020
    <p>Could someone provide some any additional info/tips/suggestions for the case prep with EY Parthenon?Thanks, O</p>
    Hi, It really depends on who you are interviewing with: If you are interviewing with ex MBB (and Parthenon has many of them) - your interview will be very MBB-like If you are interviewing with ex Big4, etc - the ... (read entire answer)
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    How does the career ladder look like at EY-Parthenon?

    and Bain Bain & Company BCG career progression EY-Parthenon HelpASisterOut McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Feb 25, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Feb 25, 2020
    <p>Could you please write each title down? Thanks</p>
    Hey A, it's: Assosiate Senior Assosiate Consultant Manager Vice President Assosiate Partner Partner Director Executive Director Hope it helps. Best, André
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