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    BCG Online Case Experience

    BCG BCG Case Interview bcg consulting BCG Lagos BCG New Online Test BCG online case BCG Online Case Experience BCG online case interview BCG Online Test BCG Potential Test BCG preparation BCGonlinetest bcgtest Boston Consulting Group firstround interactive Interview management consulting MBB Online test onlinetest The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Jul 23, 2021
    <p>Hello all,</p> <p>I just got invited to the BCG online case experience. Does anyone have experience with this? What'd you recommend as the best way to prepare? </p> <p> Can anyone who had done the interview share their experiences with me?</p> <p>Thanks a lot! </p>
    Hi there, The 8-question test is the new chat bot version of BCG. It is structured in 2 parts: 8 questions to be taken in 25 minutes 1 video interview question at the end, where you have to provide a recommendat ... (read entire answer)
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    Should I mention current employment ?

    Accenture Strategy Online test Bain Bain & Company BCG Cats in the Berlin Olympic Stadium McKinsey Oliver Wyman interview The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Jun 25, 2021
    <p>In short: I am about to do Interview with MBB, currently I have been working for 2 weeks for another company (comp X). Comp X is also consulting but in a specific topic. So I can just relate little bit although by the time I interview I would have just worked there for 3 weeks.</p> <p>1.Should I mention that on my introduction ?</p> <p>2.What are the pros and cons to tell them from begining/waiting them to ask? </p> <p>3.Should I just wait until they ask what do you do ?</p> <p>4.Is it a big deal ?</p> <p>In Long:</p> <p>December: Graduated from Uni</p> <p>December to April: took break</p> <p>April: Applied to this MBB and applied to Company X</p> <p>May: MBB Invite me for Interview, Company X give offer</p> <p>June: MBB give the exact date for Interview, I started working for company X</p> <p>I just dont want to be seen as someone who took job and wants to leave directly (unloyal person) but dont want to be seen to be unemployed too long.</p> <p>Thank you so much</p>
    Credibility and trust comes with honesty There is absolutely nothing wrong with your situation and there is no need to hide or shy away from being open about your circumstances. And you have a good consistent story to ... (read entire answer)
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    MSBA UCLA for Management Consulting

    analytics and Bain Bain BCG business analyst Master MBB McKinsey non-MBA The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Jun 20, 2021
    <p>Hi everyone,</p> <p>I want to pursue a career in <strong>management consulting</strong> and am currently deciding wether or not to enroll in a <strong>Master in Business Analytics</strong> (I can't pursue an MBA now, because of missing full-time experience, but would consider to pursue an MBA degree in a couple of years).  My ultimate career goal is to land a job at <strong>MBB</strong>, however, Strategy&amp;, Parthenon etc. are also great options I would be more than satisfied with. </p> <p><strong>My profile:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Male in early twenties from Germany (it's usual in Germany to pursue a Masters degree before joying a management consultancy)</li> <li>Strong undergraduate (GPA conversion to US Scale 4.0/4.0) in Economics and Business Administration from a German target university</li> <li>GMAT Score 720</li> <li>Internships: Inhouse Consulting (Digital Transformation) for the largest European Bank; Inhouse Consulting (Top Management/Strategy) for world's largest FMCG company; Accenture Technology Strategy Consulting</li> </ul> <p><strong>My question is:</strong></p> <p>Should I enroll in the MS in Business Analytics at UCLA ? I am definitely highly interested in Data Science and related skills, but don't want to pursue a pure data science career. One of the biggest advantages is that the MS comes with a 3 year working visa for the US. I always wanted to work in the states, especially in California. As far as I can tell, most of alumni from MSBA at UCLA pursue careers in Data Science now. Some at consultancies like BCG Gamma, however, I am interested in their generalist track.</p> <p>Another option I have is a Master in Management at London Business School which places quite good into consulting at MBB. However, I would not have the option to live in the states which I always dreamed of.</p> <p>THANK YOU so much for your help!!! Best regards!</p>
    Hi, To add to the answers here Regarding degree options Do not pursue and Masters in Business Analytics for MBB. I have coached so many people who choose that degree and then try to make it into consulting and i ... (read entire answer)
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    ►New Product Alert: BCG Online Case Secrets by Francesco◄

    BCG BCG Case Interview BCG online case Boston Consulting Group Case Interview The Boston Consulting Group
    Question edited on May 28, 2021
    <p>Hi everyone!</p> <p>We hope you enjoy your time on PrepLounge and that your case prep is going well!<br> We have some <strong>exciting news</strong> for you! If you are currently preparing for the <strong>BCG Online Case</strong>, this is for you! </p> <p>Francesco, one of our most successful coaches on PrepLounge, has put together a <a href="https://www.preplounge.com/en/shop/tests-2/bcg-online-case-secrets-69" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">comprehensive guide</a> that will help you master the skills needed to <strong>hack the BCG online case</strong> and land the offer! </p> <p>With this product you will:</p> <ul> <li>Master the 5 types of questions asked by the Chatbot</li> <li>Discover the exact steps to prepare for the 1-minute Video Assessment</li> <li>Find out key insider tips from the candidates who passed the test</li> </ul> <p><img alt="" src="/uploads/qa/questions/4117/images/Cover%20-%20Small.png"><a href="https://www.preplounge.com/en/shop/tests-2/bcg-online-case-secrets-69" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"><img alt="" src="/uploads/qa/questions/10228/images/Cover%20-%20Small.png" style="height:319px;width:450px;"></a></p> <p><a href="https://www.preplounge.com/en/shop/tests-2/bcg-online-case-secrets-69" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Download the <strong>ultimate guide for the BCG chatbot interview case study</strong></a> and get for free the<strong> Graph Analysis Cheat Sheet </strong>(worth $29!) – you will learn how to master any graph you may face in a consulting interview.</p> <p>On top of that Francesco offers a <strong>limited number</strong> of coupon codes: Use the code <strong>Chatbot21</strong> to get $<strong>10 off the BCG Online Case Guide.</strong></p> <p>If you have any questions, feel free to reach out directly to <a href="https://www.preplounge.com/en/profile.php?id=2433" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Francesco</a>. He will be happy to provide further information.</p> <p>Good luck with your interview and test preparation!</p> <p>Christine<br> <em>PrepLounge Community Management</em></p> <p><img alt="PrepLounge Consulting Q&amp;A Forum" src="https://www.preplounge.com/uploads/qa/answers/4489/images/High%20resolution%20%28no%20background%29350px%281%29.png" style="height:49px;width:175px;"></p> <p> <em>Follow us on: </em><a href="https://www.facebook.com/PrepLounge/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Facebook</a> | <a href="https://www.instagram.com/preplounge/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">Instagram</a> | <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/preplounge/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener">LinkedIn</a></p>
    28/05/21 EDIT. Happy to say the 2nd edition is out! It includes 53 more pages (total is now 132) and 2 complete FREE Casey Tests with solutions ;) ---------------------------------------------------------------------- ... (read entire answer)
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    (Germany) Does BCG have a similar organization such as McKinsey has with e-fellows? They used to be part of careerloft

    BCG Boston Consulting Group McKinsey The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on May 19, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on May 17, 2021
    <p>Hey guys, </p> <p>I am just wondering whether BCG is part of an organization similar to e-fellows in Germany, which is partly owned by McKinsey. I know they used to be part of careerloft but this one doesn't exist anymore. </p> <p>So, BCG just doesn't do anything similar as McKinsey? I would doubt that. </p>
    Hey guys, I am just wondering whether BCG is part of an organization similar to e-fellows in Germany, which is partly owned by McKinsey. I know they used to be part of careerloft but this one doesn't exist anymore. ... (read entire question)
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    How much do McKinsey and BCG spend each year on recruitment marketing? (For Germany)

    BCG Boston Consulting Group McKinsey McKinsey & Company recruitment The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on May 06, 2021
    <p>I heard the number from a former recruiter and would like to verify it.</p> <p>If you don't know it, feel free to estimate it (the number excludes the interview costs: hotel, travel costs, etc).</p> <p>If you know it for sure, please also indicate it.</p>
    Hey there, I think that is quite confidential information and not something for a public forum. I try to give an answer nonetheless: More than you would expect, especially when you consider the different events ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Online Case Simulation

    BCG MBB The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on May 02, 2021
    <p>Hola</p> <p>Several months a go I found a case simulation that we can do on BCG website (It was Pharma/Minning/Aero Industries). I tried to look into that page have not found anything.</p> <p>Anyone know ? Thank you so much</p>
    Hola hola! It´s not surprising, they change them all the time -since the process also evolves, and those cases and examples are the ones that are supposed to be closest to what you will find in the interview-. Let´ ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG online test Computer Based

    BCG Boston Consulting Group MBB The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2021
    <p>Dear All,</p> <p>I recently practiced the BCG Problem solving computer-based test (Greece Tourism). It has 23 questions that can be done in 45 mins. Every correct answer gets 3 points while the wrong answer -1. </p> <p>I am wondering what is the minimum score to pass this screening approximately? It will be helpful to know this to help my preparation guide. Thank you so much</p> <p>Note: Although, I am also aware that in some regions they might use online case screening. But it's still nice to get some benchmark on the minimum score of this type of screening</p>
    Hi there, The rumored passing score is 70% of the total (approximately 48 points). If you want to practice more on a real example of a BCG Potential Test, you can find the one I published below: https://www.preplo ... (read entire answer)
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    Experienced candidate for Entry level positions

    Arthur D Little Interviews Bain I'm preparing to McK coming next week MBB McKinsey The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Apr 09, 2021
    <p>Dear All,</p> <p>I am wondering as an experienced candidate who also has got master's degree (Not MBA) and applying for an entry-level position at MBB.</p> <p>Will they expect us to be better at case Interview ? or</p> <p>Will Our professional experience help to compensate for some of the aspects of performance in the case interview that are not really great (not terrible performance)? In other words, because we have got more credential than other entry-level candidates, they will excuse little bit if our case performance has some weakness. I am not saying that I will rely on my credential to relax on my case prep but just curious about this condition.</p> <p>Also, how can we leverage our experience for entry level position ?</p> <p>Thank you</p>
    Hi there, There is no difference in the interview structure itself for undergrad or Masters applying for entry-level positions – you will still have a structure as: Fit Case Your questions There are differe ... (read entire answer)
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    Cover Letter Review

    Bain BCG Case Interview MBB Mck The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Apr 04, 2021
    <p>Hi All,</p> <p>I am about to submit my cover letter. Would anyone be kind enough to help me in giving some review? (how to improve, red flags, etc). I am happy to send the letter to you through message. Thank you so much </p>
    Fee free to sanitise it a bit and post here for wider comments from coaches
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    Re-Applying to MBB after Round 1 Internship Rejection (MBA)

    Bain M7 MBA reapply The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Jan 16, 2021
    <p>I'm a first year student at an M7. I had my Round 1 interviews with 2 MBBs (Bain &amp; BCG) and I didn't make it to Round 2. I had an off day (both were on the same day) and I couldn't perform as well as I knew I could.</p> <p>Do I have a shot at re-applying for full time? I had heard that if you can't hack Round 1, it doesn't look good but I'm hoping there's more to the story. If it is an uphill battle, what can I do to maximize my chances of getting a second shot?</p>
    Hi there, I'm sorry to hear about it. First you need to find out your blackout period: you usually get an email stating the rejection and the time you need to wait before reapplying. If you didn't receive it, conta ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Office Transfer after Internship?

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    Most recent answer on Dec 30, 2020
    <p>Hi all,</p> <p>I hope you are all doing well.</p> <p>I am a masters students in the UK. I was wondering, if I were to join MBB as an intern in my home country (southern Europe), and perform up to standard, would it be possible to join full-time in London at the end of the internship? I am not fussed about the location at the moment, but long-term that is where I envision living, as I spent 6 years here and all my loved ones are based there.</p> <p>If it matters, I am a dual citizen and have a UK passport too.</p>
    Hi there, From a risk perspective I would highly advise against this. Each region has a stake in their interns and invest a lot of time/money in filtering out/recruiting you. I would highly advise that you look to con ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG 2nd round in Madrid. An experience or tips?

    2ndround BCG BCG Case Interview bcg german office original cases InterviewPartner second round The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Nov 27, 2020
    <p>Any experience in BCG 2nd round, not necessarily in Madrid?</p> <p>Thanks!</p>
    A bit late for Alex, but hopefully useful for someone else. That depends whether the second round is the final – the one with the partners – or just an intermediary step. In case it is an intermediary step, you will go ... (read entire answer)
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    How to Answer "Why Consulting?" in Interviews

    AT Kearney Bain BCG consulting FIT McKinsey PEI The Boston Consulting Group why consulting
    Most recent answer on Oct 22, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Oct 04, 2017
    <p>Hi. This may seem trivial in the grand scheme of things when it comes to a case interview - but I wonder what are interviewers' expectations of answers to the "Why consulting" &amp; "Why McKinsey/BCG/Bain" questions?</p> <p>1. How long &amp; specific/vivid should an answer be?</p> <p>2. Should it be answered in a structured manner as well; i.e. "There are X reasons why I choose consulting / MBB.... First is .... Second is .... "?</p> <p>3. Other things that need to be considered when answering these questions.</p> <p>Thank you!</p>
    I would recommend spending about 1 - 2 minutes on each question. You have a lot to get to in the interview. Less than a minute will make you seem rehearsed and shallow and more than 2 minutes for each will take up too m ... (read entire answer)
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    Should I wait to apply for a Summer internship if I applied to a FT role last year?

    business analyst Mckinsey internship Summer Internship The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Oct 20, 2020
    <p>A brief background: I am 2 years out of undergrad working in Tier 2 firm as a technical consultant and pursuing a part time masters in Computer Science from a Top 10 (but non target) school. Undergrad was a non target in CS with a very low GPA. To prove to myself I can perform well academically and override my GPA for MBB or an MBA, I decided to pursue a master's while working. </p> <p>Not knowing much about management consulting, I unfortunately applied with a sub-par application for FT enty level to McKinsey and BCG last year. Which were rejected during screening process.</p> <p>Would I be within the cool-off period to apply for a Summer internship (and finish master's full time)?</p> <p>Or at this point, would it be better for me to wait after graduation and apply FT (potentially better application with promotion/full grad transcripts). </p>
    Hi Sri, The standard ban in MBB for full time is 18 to 24 months. In some cases it can be reduced to 12 or even 6 months, but that’s usually if you perform well in interviews. Your best option is to network with som ... (read entire answer)
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    What are the things makes a candidate immediately hirable?

    Actively preparing for Mckinsey & AT Kearney Bain BCG Mck The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Oct 09, 2020
    <p>What element in the resume would take the candidate next level for you? What are those elements for a college student?</p>
    Hi Anonymous! to be clear: The purpose of a CV is not to get you hired. And it never will. The purpose is to land you an interview. Once you're there, the CV becomes irrelevant. It will not balance out a bad interview ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Test Milano

    BCG BCG Potential Test BCG Test Boston Consulting Group preparation time recruiting The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Sep 22, 2020
    <p>Buongiorno a tutti,</p> <p>Rivolgo questa domanda in particolare alla community italiana. Volevo sapere quale fosse il test attualmente in forza presso l'ufficio di Milano di BCG. Ho provato a fare qualche ricerca ma non sembra facile trovare una risposta certa. Si tratta del BCG Potential Test? Del nuovo test lanciato in SEA con il video finale? Oppure è un test in stile SHL? Spero qualcuno mi sappia illuminare sulla questione e su come prepararsi al meglio, grazie mille in anticipo :)</p>
    Ciao! Il test in uso uttualmente è un'insieme di quesiti di logica numerica e ragionamento verbale, sullo stampo di SHL. Sentiti libero/a di contattarmi se vuoi approfondire come poter preparare il test e ricevere supp ... (read entire answer)
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    MBA student invited for first round BCG interviews. The first case is a 30 minute online case - what should I expect?

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    Most recent answer on Sep 20, 2020
    <p>As of last year, BCG had 2 in persin interviews during their first round interview. This year at our MBA program (top 10 MBA in the US), they announced that the 1st case will be a 30 minute online case (bot). The 2nd case will be with a person over zoom. How do I prepare for the online case (bot)? Any sample of such cases available?</p>
    Hi there, The 30 mins online test includs a mini case that you would interact with an AI enabled chatbot, and a short video recording of your recommendation. In essence it would be similar to how you do a normal case ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG pymetrics test - did not do too well on the genorosity test since I misunderstood the game - will it hurt my chances

    BCG consulting The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Sep 10, 2020
    <p>I did well on the test overall. However, in one section, I misunderstood the way the game works and ended up scoring very low on "Genorosity". I only realized later that I misread the instructions. Hence, I did not end up sharing money/resources with the other player.</p> <p>How seriously is this test taken? Will Ithis hurt my chances?</p>
    Hi, All sections are important and that's the exact reason why they have them there. So there is nothing you can do at this point Best
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    BCG Singapore Test

    BCG BCG Test consulting preparation The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer on Sep 04, 2020
    <p>Hello Community,</p> <p>I would like to ask you if the recruting process for the Singapore BCG Office entails an online math/logical test or a gamified assessment like the Imbellus for McK. If yes, what kind of test is that? How is it composed? How would you prepare for that. Thank you so much in advance</p>
    Hi there, Yes, you should expect the BCG Online Test. The best way to be clear on this is to ask HR what you should expect for the interview. That being said, you are likely to have to take a 1-hour version of the B ... (read entire answer)
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