Consulting Q&A – Ask Questions on Your Career in Our Consulting Forum

In this overview, you will find all the questions asked so far by the PrepLounge community. Anyone can ask questions and write answers. Our coaches are also happy to share their expertise. If you like an answer, give it an upvote so that it rises to the top.

How does the Consulting Q&A work?

Anyone can ask a question
Anyone can write an answer
Upvotes let answers rise to the top
Selected filters
Tag: "PrepLounge: Personal Fit"
1 - 20 of 113 results
Last Activity
  • Last Activity
  • Newest question
  • Newest answer
  • Answer upvotes
  • Most views
  • Most relevant
Other Tags
PrepLounge: Personal Fit

    What would your friend want to change about you?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 04, 2021
    The best answer (on Jan 27, 2020) is from:
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jan 27, 2020
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    You could go cheeky here and answer: “my workaholism, so that I can spend more time with her drinking wine and watching movies :)”
    4
    Answers
    706
    Views
    7
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 04, 2021 on Dec 04, 2021
    Last Activity

    What would your dream job be if you could choose any one?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 03, 2021
    Anonymous C gave the best answer on Aug 12, 2021
    Consultancy
    5
    Answers
    761
    Views
    3
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 03, 2021 on Dec 03, 2021
    Last Activity

    What is the craziest thing you've ever done?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 03, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 24, 2020) is from:
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Mar 24, 2020
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    That’s your chance to let your personality shine. Try to choose something, which highlights what kind of person you are. I would, of course, choose something which is acceptable in a work-place, but do not hold yourse ... (read entire answer)
    4
    Answers
    1.5 k
    Views
    5
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 03, 2021 on Dec 03, 2021
    Last Activity

    Land your dream job!

    Join the world’s leading case interview community today and get everything you need to prepare for your upcoming case interviews!

    If you could choose to be anywhere on this earth now, where would you be?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 02, 2021
    The best answer (on Oct 07, 2019) is from:
    Aws
    Expert
    Senior Consultant @ Google | McKinsey, BCG, Bain exp. as Client | 100+ REAL MBB cases
    Aws
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Oct 07, 2019
    Senior Consultant @ Google | McKinsey, BCG, Bain exp. as Client | 100+ REAL MBB cases
    All, Describe an area which shows authenticity and a personality trait that is sought after in consulting. For example: I would be doing X sport with my friends Or I would be travelling the world and expl ... (read entire answer)
    8
    Answers
    804
    Views
    8
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 02, 2021 on Dec 02, 2021
    Last Activity

    If you could be remembered with just one sentence – what would it be?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 02, 2021
    Anonymous B gave the best answer on Sep 26, 2019
    Made a lot of people live a better life.
    9
    Answers
    1.5 k
    Views
    3
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 02, 2021 on Dec 02, 2021
    Last Activity

    What are you reading right now?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 02, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on Sep 21, 2019
    How would you answer this question in your Personal Fit interview? Receive feedback on your answer and browse through the Q&As to review the approaches of other applicants and experts.
    6
    Answers
    780
    Views
    0
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 02, 2021 on Dec 02, 2021
    Last Activity

    What has been your most important non-academic success so far?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 01, 2021
    The best answer (on Oct 28, 2019) is from:
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Oct 28, 2019
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Sport, music, cuisine, and volunteering activities are good topics to be discussed in these situations. Best, Antonello
    5
    Answers
    1.1 k
    Views
    1
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 01, 2021 on Dec 01, 2021
    Last Activity

    When was the last time you had to leave your comfort zone?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 01, 2021
    The best answer (on Dec 26, 2019) is from:
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Dec 26, 2019
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Talk about one of the last CV achievements.
    6
    Answers
    972
    Views
    1
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 01, 2021 on Dec 01, 2021
    Last Activity

    What are the values you live by?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 01, 2021
    The best answer (on Jan 22, 2021) is from:
    Gaurav
    Expert
    Content Creator
    Ex-Mckinsey|Certified Career Coach |Placed 500+ candidates at MBB & other consultancies
    Gaurav
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jan 22, 2021
    Ex-Mckinsey|Certified Career Coach |Placed 500+ candidates at MBB & other consultancies
    Hi there, I suggest you name 2-3 of your values and give an example of how they could affect your work / life. e.g.: Honesty - i am honest when giving feedback to my colleagues and I expect the same from them Har ... (read entire answer)
    8
    Answers
    1.3 k
    Views
    14
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 01, 2021 on Dec 01, 2021
    Last Activity

    What would be the reason why you would have someone on or off a project?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 01, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 24, 2020) is from:
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Mar 24, 2020
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    It’s a tricky question because consultants need to balance between a) interests of their clients and b) interests of their people (keeping the talent happy and creating opportunities for growth). For on the project: ... (read entire answer)
    7
    Answers
    839
    Views
    25
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 01, 2021 on Dec 01, 2021
    Last Activity

    Would you consider yourself spontaneous and humorous? (Answer: Yes) Then tell a joke.

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 01, 2021
    The best answer (on Jan 23, 2020) is from:
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jan 23, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello, I cannot imagine a scenario in which you are asked something like this in an MBB interview. FIT questions are about leadership, impact and entrepreneurial drive, asked as behavioural questions. Best, ... (read entire answer)
    11
    Answers
    1.0 k
    Views
    26
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 01, 2021 on Dec 01, 2021
    Last Activity

    Who are the main competitors of company X?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Dec 01, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 24, 2020) is from:
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Mar 24, 2020
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    This question can be two-fold: Competitors of consulting company you are interviewing for – then just name them, you probably applied for all of them anyway ;) Competitors of any company they name – this question ... (read entire answer)
    5
    Answers
    817
    Views
    5
    Total Upvotes
    on Dec 01, 2021 on Dec 01, 2021
    Last Activity

    Name three traits a friend or your boss would list about you

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Nov 29, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on Oct 01, 2019
    How would you answer this question in your Personal Fit interview? Receive feedback on your answer and browse through the Q&As to review the approaches of other applicants and experts.
    8
    Answers
    957
    Views
    0
    Total Upvotes
    on Nov 29, 2021 on Nov 29, 2021
    Last Activity

    What are your expectations?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Nov 29, 2021
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Oct 29, 2019
    Hi, really depend on the circumstances the question is asked: - MBB Interview: I think you should explain your ambition to be part of this specific firm by reading the main values of this company, for instance in Ba ... (read entire answer)
    5
    Answers
    884
    Views
    1
    Total Upvotes
    on Nov 29, 2021 on Nov 29, 2021
    Last Activity

    What are you better at than anyone else?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Nov 29, 2021
    The best answer (on Nov 01, 2019) is from:
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Nov 01, 2019
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    A passion like cuisine can be a good point to engage your interviewer.
    4
    Answers
    876
    Views
    4
    Total Upvotes
    on Nov 29, 2021 on Nov 29, 2021
    Last Activity

    If you could choose a song to play when you enter a room, what would it be?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Nov 29, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 24, 2020) is from:
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Daniel
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Mar 24, 2020
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    That’s again your chance to let your personality shine. Try to choose something fun, which highlights what kind of person you are and explain why. I would, of course, choose something which is acceptable in a work-pl ... (read entire answer)
    5
    Answers
    990
    Views
    4
    Total Upvotes
    on Nov 29, 2021 on Nov 29, 2021
    Last Activity

    Do you have any questions for us?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Nov 29, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 18, 2019) is from:
    Andrea
    Expert
    OW | HEC Paris | Helped 20+ people entering BCG, OW, ATK etc.
    Andrea
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Sep 18, 2019
    OW | HEC Paris | Helped 20+ people entering BCG, OW, ATK etc.
    This is a key part of the interview! Please do not overlook it at all. DO Ask questions about one the below 3: -consulting industry (how have clients need evolve?) -case (did you wind up proposing this to the clie ... (read entire answer)
    85
    Answers
    3.8 k
    Views
    59
    Total Upvotes
    on Nov 29, 2021 on Nov 29, 2021
    Last Activity

    What are you particularly proud of?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Nov 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Oct 28, 2019) is from:
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Oct 28, 2019
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Sport, music, cuisine, and volunteering activities are good topics to be discussed in these situations. Best, Antonello
    4
    Answers
    756
    Views
    1
    Total Upvotes
    on Nov 28, 2021 on Nov 28, 2021
    Last Activity

    What gets you up every day?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Nov 28, 2021
    Anonymous gave the best answer on May 13, 2020
    Dear A, This is highly individual question. So as for me my motivation, my objective and my wiliness to make this day the best day in my life are the thongs that really drives me. However, I'm not sure that they are tr ... (read entire answer)
    9
    Answers
    793
    Views
    24
    Total Upvotes
    on Nov 28, 2021 on Nov 28, 2021
    Last Activity

    What is your favorite street in Monopoly and why?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer on Nov 27, 2021
    The best answer (on Dec 17, 2019) is from:
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Dec 17, 2019
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello, I can confirm you that you will never asked such thing in a MBB interview. Cheers, Clara
    4
    Answers
    815
    Views
    1
    Total Upvotes
    on Nov 27, 2021 on Nov 27, 2021
    Last Activity
    1 - 20 of 113 results