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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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PEI - Experience applying to both Entrepreneurial Drive and Team Leadership

personal experience interview Personal Fit
Most recent answer on Aug 24, 2021
The best answer (on Aug 19, 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 19, 2021
McKinsey San Francisco | Harvard graduate | 5+ years of coaching | >90% candidate success rate | Personalized approach
Hello! I would advise using different stories in the interview as much as possible. You only get a limited amount of time to present yourself as a candidate to the interviewers and will only be asked a few behavioral qu ... (read entire answer)
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PEI Stories - length/duration

McKinsey personal experience interview Personal Fit
Most recent answer on Aug 17, 2021
The best answer (on Jan 22, 2019) 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 Jan 22, 2019
#1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
Hi Anonymous A, I agree with Anonymous B comment, your part of the story usually takes 3-4 minutes. Most of the time the interviewer will then ask followup questions, which will require some additional time for the ex ... (read entire answer)
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PEI Interview at McKinsey

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Most recent answer on Aug 17, 2021
Anonymous gave the best answer on Oct 03, 2017
Your framework is a good one but I would add a few things. Make sure you are conversational: Don’t be rote in your response. Make sure that when telling your story, you are really “telling a story” that makes the in ... (read entire answer)
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McKinsey PEI - Personal Impact

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Most recent answer on Aug 17, 2021
Anonymous gave the best answer on May 17, 2018
The golden rule when you talk about yourself is to be sincere and follow your gut. You would not be at that stage if you were not a smart person with the right CV, so don’t be afraid to pick “the wrong” story. There is ... (read entire answer)
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McKinsey PEI answers : how long should I speak ?

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Most recent answer on Aug 17, 2021
The best answer (on Feb 18, 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 Feb 18, 2018
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
Hi, The length is related to your story and additional questions your interviewer may ask. The story about yourself should be 13-15 sentences. For the PEI story I recommend the following: In Situation, you sh ... (read entire answer)
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Tier 2 Interviews Internship Germany

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Most recent answer on Jun 14, 2021
The best answer (on Jun 13, 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 Jun 13, 2021
BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
Hi there, While there technically are, I genuinely wouldn't worry about it much. It's much better to focus time and energy on being adaptable and ready for anything. I aced all 8 of my interviews and I never worried a ... (read entire answer)
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Mckinsey PEI difference drive and personal impact

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Question edited on Jun 10, 2021
The best answer (on Jun 10, 2021) 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 Jun 10, 2021
#1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
Hi Sandra, great question, that’s actually something many candidates confuse. I have provided a description of the different areas below, together with what to focus on: 1) Personal Impact is mainly based on persuad ... (read entire answer)
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Why consulting - How much time do I have to answer the question?

Personal Fit why consulting
Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2021
The best answer (on Apr 22, 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 22, 2021
#1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
Hey there, As a general rule, these types of questions should be answered in an effective and succinct manner. 1-2 minutes would be an appropriate length! Whenever you are asked: ''Why this, Why that?'', your answer ... (read entire answer)
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MBB Personal fit interview - differences

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Most recent answer on Mar 12, 2021
The best answer (on Jul 30, 2017) 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 Jul 30, 2017
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
Hi Tadeus, First of all, fit interview has 2 parts: a set of questions to you in the beginning of an interview and then your questions to the interviewer after you solve a case Interviewer usually asks 3 sets of que ... (read entire answer)
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How to keep replies to FIT questions succint and engaging (and typically how short)?

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Most recent answer on Mar 01, 2021
The best answer (on Jun 20, 2019) 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 Jun 20, 2019
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
Hi, These answers are not supposed to be engaging. They are supposed to demonstrate that you know how consulting works and how the particular company works. “Why consulting?”, “Why McKinsey” or “Why BCG” questions ... (read entire answer)
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Fit preparation experienced hire Strategy& Germany

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Most recent answer on Feb 21, 2021
The best answer (on Jan 05, 2021) is from:
Oliver
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Manager | Ex-Strategy& | INSEAD MBA |50+ Interviews @ Strategy& - 75+ Mock-Up Interviews @ INSEAD for MBB applicants
Oliver
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gave the best answer on Jan 05, 2021
Manager | Ex-Strategy& | INSEAD MBA |50+ Interviews @ Strategy& - 75+ Mock-Up Interviews @ INSEAD for MBB applicants
Hi, this might get a little longish, following your structure. Answers based on my experience as interviewer and Manager at Strategy&. A: Interview Generally: no. Cases usually are based on the experience an ... (read entire answer)
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PEI, leadership skills - is it ok to describe a project that actually failed?

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Most recent answer on Feb 10, 2021
The best answer (on Feb 09, 2021) is from:
Clara
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McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Clara
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gave the best answer on Feb 09, 2021
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Ciao Giorgio! 1st of all, I did plenty of activities with ESN Milano! (Did Erasmus in Politecnico). Brought me some memories back and a big smile! Now to the serious topic: the story sounds a priori okay. However, i ... (read entire answer)
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BCG Personal Fit

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Most recent answer on Jan 29, 2021
The best answer (on Oct 13, 2017) 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 Oct 13, 2017
#1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
Hi Rob, usual topics for BCG are leadership, flexibility, teamwork and tenacity. In practice, questions will be mostly the same. The usual differentiator between other firms is: “Why BCG?”. Many people provide a gen ... (read entire answer)
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Personal Fit: describing a leadership/teamwork situation from a competitor's event?

MBB Personal Fit
Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
The best answer (on Dec 03, 2020) is from:
Ken
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Ex-McKinsey London final round interviewer
Ken
Expert
gave the best answer on Dec 03, 2020
Ex-McKinsey London final round interviewer
Congrats but I agree with Vlad. The fit question is your opportunity to stand out from the crowd where a group exercise at a recruitment event doesn't really help you share a unique story and based on your description, ... (read entire answer)
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Why didn't you join company XY, why join us now?

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Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
The best answer (on Dec 09, 2020) is from:
Vlad
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McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
Vlad
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Content Creator
gave the best answer on Dec 09, 2020
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
Hi, Here are some other ideas that you can use to structure your thoughts: You can start with general facts about the local office. Something like “Sidney office is the fastest growing McKinsey office worldwide.” ... (read entire answer)
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UPDATE: Integrated FIT Guide for MBB: Receive a free bonus with your purchase – for a limited time only!

MBB Personal Fit preplounge
Question edited on Dec 23, 2020
The best answer (on Dec 23, 2020) is from:
Clara
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Content Creator
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Clara
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Content Creator
gave the best answer on Dec 23, 2020
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Hi PrepL community! @all who bought the guide until new: please write me so I can send you the new examples doc. @all: feel free to reach out for disccount codes! The new material that we are incorporating now is ... (read entire answer)
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Personal Fit preparation advices

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Most recent answer on Nov 27, 2020
Anonymous gave the best answer on Apr 30, 2020
Dear A, Hi A, I agree with Vlad and his full and structure answer. The only thing I can add, that if you struggle with finding any "high" moments, situation or proof of your leadership skills, I would recommend you to ... (read entire answer)
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No offer after interview - apply again later?

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Most recent answer on Nov 26, 2020
The best answer (on Jun 15, 2017) is from:
Francesco
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Content Creator
#1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
Francesco
Expert
Content Creator
gave the best answer on Jun 15, 2017
#1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
Hi Anonymous You can reapply for McKinsey, however they usually blacklist you for 1 or 2 years for further applications. Of course you can also apply for other companies for an interview – all the major consulting fir ... (read entire answer)
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on Nov 26, 2020
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What can you bring to the company?

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Most recent answer on Oct 31, 2020
The best answer (on Mar 26, 2018) is from:
Francesco
Expert
Content Creator
#1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
Francesco
Expert
Content Creator
gave the best answer on Mar 26, 2018
#1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.600+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
Hi Anonymous, this question is very similar to “Why should I hire you”. I would structure the answer as follows: Step 1: Be ready for an immediate reply. You cannot show you have to think for this question. If you ... (read entire answer)
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