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    How to prepare for BCG online case?

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    Most recent answer on May 10, 2021
    <p>Hi everybody!</p> <p>I have been invited to BCG first round, which will consist of two face-to-face cases and one online case. What should I expect from the online case? Is it somehow similar to McKinsey PST/SHL? How should I prepare for it?</p> <p>I will interview at the italian office in Milan, if that matters.<br> Thanks for your help</p>
    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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    is having a cheat sheet during virtual interviews be considered as cheating ?

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    Most recent answer on Apr 15, 2021
    <p>i am wondering if it is okay to have some fraction tables written on paper for reference kind of like a cheat sheet, ... would that be ok to use during virtual interviews,, instead of dividing some fractions to save time ?</p>
    Hi there, There is no issue in having a fraction table: The interviewer will never know – unless you give answers in an unrealistically short amount of time It is not going to be a relevant differentiator – they ... (read entire answer)
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    Percentage Math Practice

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    Most recent answer on Nov 16, 2020
    <p>Hey guys! </p> <p>I am looking for a math tool to practice calculation of percentages such as margins. The traditional mental math training tools from https://www.caseinterview.com/math/mathtest.php and preplounge only train to caclulate absolute numbers form percentage rate, but not percentages such as margins from absolute numbers. I am looking for calculations such as 25m/40m etc. </p> <p>Does anyone know a tool or qa way to practice these calculations?</p> <p>Best wishes! <br> Mark</p>
    Hi Mark, I am not sure I understand your challenge. Performing this kind of calculations will already give you the percentage, just expressed as a decimal figure (0,625 or 62,5% in your above example). What you can ... (read entire answer)
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    Calculating the profit margin of two merged entities

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    Most recent answer on Nov 15, 2020
    <p>Dear all,</p> <p>If two companies merge and have seperately a profit margin of 6.4% and 3.8%, what would be the profit margin of the newly merged entity?</p> <p>Thank you in advance.</p>
    In order to answer that question you need additional informations. If we assume there is no synergies from the merger (need to make sure of that) you'll need to have revenues of both companies or at least the ratio of r ... (read entire answer)
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    Hi coaches, could you plz provide some advise for improving mental calculations?

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    Most recent answer on Aug 22, 2020
    Hello! The best is to practice, practice, practice! I could recommend you to start with: 1. GMAT exams: that can be found for free in the internet (GMAT prep with The Economist, London Business School free trial, e ... (read entire answer)
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    How many trains are there in London?

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    Most recent answer on Sep 06, 2019
    Anonymous A asked on Sep 05, 2019
    <p>I got this question during an interview for a non-consulting job before I learned at all about structuring and break-down analysis tecniques (so I was not prepared at all!). At the time I went down a "number of tube stations X number trains that pass in one day" path and ended up completely lost in a tangle of unnecessary calculations. </p> <p>I'm curious to know how others would tackle this prolem. </p>
    I got this question during an interview for a non-consulting job before I learned at all about structuring and break-down analysis tecniques (so I was not prepared at all!). At the time I went down a "number of tube sta ... (read entire question)
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    Can writing out calculations slow you down when taking PST and gmat style tests?

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    Can writing out calculations slow you down? Well, yes - of course! What will happen if you don't write it down however? Can you do the math in your head (or estimate it)? If so, don't write things down. If you can't, th ... (read entire answer)
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    Tips to do big multiplications in my mind

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    Recent activity on Jul 24, 2017
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jul 23, 2017
    <p>Hello! I was wondering if there are any tips for mental calculations when doing multiplications with big numbers. I find that this is taking the most of my time and I think I dont have a good method. </p>
    Most people struggle with big numbers with a lot of zeroes. Here's how I teach my students and I've gotten great results w/ it. The thing to remember is: 1000 = K, 1000,000 = M, and ... so on for "B"). Now, K * K = ... (read entire answer)
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