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    Resume screening?

    Accenture Application CV screening RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2021
    <p>I applied to Roland Berger and Accenture Strategy for Associate Consultant roles but got rejected in the initial screening. I had followed the Harvard resume format and had quantified my results, but I can not figure out what am I doing wrong.<br> I am just wondering if any experts will have any advice or look at my CV. </p>
    Hello Ishani, I would be happy to help you. There a lot of mistakes that someone can make even using the right format. Feel free to contact me to have together at your CV. Best, Luca
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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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    Need opinion regarding career choice (Startup/Tech or Boutique Firm)

    Bain BCG Mck RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Feb 21, 2021
    <p>Hi!</p> <p>I want to ask some opinion regarding the experts in here. I worked as a financial due diligence advisor in Big4 until last year. Due to some circumstances, I already resigned but I am planning to shift my career into consulting (I aiming for 2nd tier right now, but if I can join MBB it would be great). I graduated in 2019 from a non-target school, but I can say I have great academic performance. Right now I am planning to go switch my career, and I had several offers right now:</p> <p>1) Corporate Strategy in startup companies (no brand names here, but seems like the learning is interesting)</p> <p>2) Growth operations in startup (big brand names in a startup)</p> <p>3) Consultant in the boutique (one of the leaders for local management consulting firms in my country) consulting.</p> <p>4) Intern in MBB again (before I worked in Big4, I was an intern in there for like 4months, contract-based)</p> <p>Which one that you guys preferred that help me to enter consulting? I am thinking to apply &amp; start networking in Jul/Aug (because in my country the registration already closed, and it's really hard to join directly from the website, etc, so I need some time to do some networking regarding the referral)</p> <p>Thank you in advance!</p>
    Hello! In a nutshell, the option that is the clear winner here is interning with MBB. No doubts. Among the rest, you should choose according to other factors, more detailed: Scope of work Exposure Resposabi ... (read entire answer)
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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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    How long should I take to develop my framework during a case interview?

    Bain BCG MBB Mck McKinsey RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Jan 12, 2021
    <p>I usually come up with solid frameworks at right about 3 minutes but I've heard that this is too long from other candidates on PL. It would be awesome to hear from case experts/coaches on what is the threshold for developing frameworks?</p>
    Hey there, In a McKinsey interview, you can take up to 2 minutes to draft your structure, IF the structure you come up with is strong and a. hits all the key points that the firm wants to see and b. is communica ... (read entire answer)
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    Help with Quantitative Question on Selling Price

    Bain BCG Mck quantitative RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
    <p>Hello, </p> <p>Does anyone please have any tips on how to solve this problem:</p> <p>A cake shop has to drop the selling price of a type of cake by $3.6 per unit because the wheat flour cost has decreased 18% or by $0.4 per unit sold. The new flour cost now accounts for 35% of the total selling price. Before the selling price changed, what percent of the total price had flour cost constituted?</p> <p>Thank you</p>
    Hey! Seems like you know a couple of things from the question: 1. You know that 18% of the original cost $0.4 2. You know that the Cost - 0.4 = 35% of P + 3.6 Between these two facts you have enough to solve the ... (read entire answer)
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    Mental Divison Tricks

    Bain BCG MBB Mck RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Dec 27, 2020
    <p>Hi Prep Lounge Community, </p> <p>Happy Holidays!! Hope everyone is enjoying time with friends and family. Does anyone please have tips on dividing big numbers mentally. For example, 1241/17?</p> <p>Many Thanks.</p>
    Happy Holidays! First, you're not going to be asked to divide 1241 by 17. Now, let's go into tips/tricks for numbers you will see. Key Tips/Tricks Double/halve: You can adjust your numbers to be more manageable. F ... (read entire answer)
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    Should I stop applying, study more, or wait?

    Bain BCG getting interview getting stuck Mck RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Nov 24, 2020
    <p>I am struggling to get an interview from a consulting firm. I applied to McKinsey, Bain, KPMG, Oliver Wyman, PwC, and many other firms. Unfortunately, I was rejected by all of them.</p> <p>A recruiter from KPMG called me after I sent my application. she told me that the position I applied for is not suitable for me (Analyst) because I already have some experience. She recommended that I apply for risk management related positions.</p> <p>I graduated from the business school 18 months ago. I started working full time while I was still studying in the business school and continued working after the graduation. I now have 2 years of experience working in my current position (risk monitoring, fraud, and customer experience). Before the business school, I completed few internships and short assignments (1 year as market researcher and few months as a consultant).</p> <p>I feel somehow that I am not a fresh graduate to be considered for entry level positions and not experienced enough to be considered for positions requiring experience. Should I continue applying but only to risk advisory positions? Or should I study more and complete a risk management certificate or training? Or should I just wait for a year or so and then start applying again?</p> <p>I have a master’s degree in management from a target school with a focus on strategy.</p>
    Hi If it was not clear from your cover letter that you are interested in general management consulting and you didn’t explain how your experience is relevant to this, then I can see why you may not have got through re ... (read entire answer)
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    Mckinsey Diversity and Inclusion Zoom meeting invitation. How to interpret it?

    Actively preparing for Mckinsey & AT Kearney Bain BCG Digital McKinsey Mck McKinsey needhelp recruiting event recruiting season RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Nov 11, 2020
    Anonymous B gave the best answer on Jun 26, 2020
    <p>I have been invited to a series of events, the events are both webinars and Q&amp;A with associates and partners. I received the invitation from the European and North American HR teams, they hold seperate sessions. Does Mckinsey select attendees for these events? Does McK see a fit with my profile? Can someone shine some light on these Zoom meetings invitations please? Thanks!</p>
    Hi! Dont read too much into it. The best you could do is learn about the speakers and connect.
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    What's the best outfit for an INFORMATIONAL INTERVIEW on Zoom with a partner?

    Bain BCG Mck McKinsey McKinsey casing summer internship RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Nov 05, 2020
    <p>Hello! I noticed Zoom meetings tend to have a casual attire. Want to avoid an overdone look. Shall I wear a jacket? Thanks!</p>
    Hi, I would suggest that you should follow the “minimizing risk” strategy and wear a formal jacket. You will be surprised but partners and senior leadership pay a lot of attention to the way you dress and as it demo ... (read entire answer)
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    Roland Berger Final Round

    Bain BCG Mck RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Oct 31, 2020
    <p>Hi, Could you guys share some of your experiences on the final round interview with a partner at Roland Berger? How long did it take? What kind of questions were asked? For which CC did you apply?</p> <p>Any help is highly appreciated!</p>
    Hi Anonymous, Roland Berger tends to ask more questions relating to sector or functional expertise (given that usually people need to apply to a certain practice at RB). Hence, the cases tend to be more technical and ... (read entire answer)
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    When should I expect a reply?

    oliverwyman RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Oct 29, 2020
    <p>Hello everybody, </p> <p>I have applied for the entry level position with Oliver Wyman (10 days ago) and Junior consultant position with Roland Berger (Today). Both London office. </p> <p>Does anybody have any idea when should I expect a reply from them?</p>
    Hi there, Usually it takes 2-4 weeks. When I applied to OW, after 4 weeks of silence I called the office. The HR person looked at my CV during the call, found it interesting and invited me for interviews on the ... (read entire answer)
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    How to network for consulting?

    Bain BCG consulting Mck McKinsey network RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Oct 21, 2020
    <p>Hello!</p> <p>I am a university student from Turkey, and I'm interested in working for a top consulting firm. I'm not sure how can I make connections to secure my way there. Thank you for your help in advance!</p>
    1) LinkedIn - Reach to 2nd degree connections, alumni etc. 2) HR - Speak to HR at the offices you're interested in Some general rules: 1) Never ask for a referral upfront - it's rude. If they were interested ... (read entire answer)
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    Informational Interview Winning Strategy/Diversity/Research

    Bain BCG Mck McKinsey casing summer internship RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Oct 19, 2020
    <p>I am based in the South of Europe, I am an Ivy League grad student and I have a very unconventional qualitative profile. I have been studying cases for a while now. For me it has been super hard to find consultants who want to talk to me through cold emails. The ones who want to talk don't help me to do the inteview at the end, they find 1000 reasons why (covid, my profile, the lack of ...). Is there any hint to share about how to secure an interview when I finally get in touch with them? Is this a normal trend? I have always thought that my uncoventional profile was a strenght but I am starting to think that their focus on diversity it's just marketing, they sadly just hire engineers, MBAs and ITs. Is my insight correct? They always suggest to apply in UK and America, because these countries are more open minded towards qualitative backgrounds. Is it true? But then, are these more competitive as well? Is there any suggestion on how to geolocalize my research? Thanks!</p>
    Hi Anonymous, Unfortunately there is no single bullet-proof way to ensure any reply. However, without understand the global big picture of your profile it's hard to comment - but based on your description it looks lik ... (read entire answer)
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    Is there any way I can reduce investment? If I negotiate a new deal with a bank, the cost of my debt is capex or opex?

    1st round Bain BCG Mck needed partner RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Sep 29, 2020
    <p>It's not clear if there is any way I can reduce capex/networking capital to increase Roic. If I negotiate a new deal with a different bank the cost of my debt is capex or opex? If I do that, capex will stay the same or not? Thanks!</p>
    Hi, If you get the cheaper debt to finance CAPEX, you will decrease interest expenses, however the CAPEX will stay the same. If you reduce your interest expenses - you'll obviously have more cash that you can use as a ... (read entire answer)
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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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    Follow ups to a partner

    Bain BCG Mck McKinsey RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Sep 22, 2020
    <p>I had an informational interview with a partner. He gave me mixed messages during the call, he complimented me for my unique mindset/presentation and also suggested to try to another office. At the end of the call he asked me to send him my resume and that he would let me know. The last week I sent the third follow up without any reply. What to do in this case? Thanks!</p>
    Ah, unfortunately you've already gone a bit too far :/ Two followups is ok...3 is too much! May I ask how far apart these followups were? Ideally you gave it a number of weeks before following up? All this said, it' ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Fit interview: how long the answers have to be on average? Shall shall I prepare for it?

    Bain BCG bcgtest Mck RolandBerger
    Most recent answer on Sep 20, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Mar 11, 2019
    <p>I am preparing for BCG fit interview, how many minutes the answers have to be?</p> <p>Any further hint about it?</p> <p>Thanks!</p>
    Usually the fit questions of your interview will be approximately 10-15minutes long. The answers may differ greatly - it’s not about the amount of time you answer, but rather the quality. Answers should always be str ... (read entire answer)
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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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    Difference btw capacity and capability.

    Bain BCG Capacity change casepartnerswanted Mck RolandBerger sharingiscaring
    Most recent answer on Sep 09, 2020
    <p>Could please someone explain the two concepts? Thanks!</p>
    A simple and crystal clear way to distinguish: Capability determines WHETHER a person or organization can offer a certain product or service. Capacity determines HOW MUCH of this service or product can be offered ... (read entire answer)
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