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    Reiterate client question

    final recommendation
    Most recent answer on Jun 30, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 30, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Jun 30, 2021
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    Hi there, I always recommend that candidates repeat the question when you provide the recommendation. The reason is simple: a good number of candidates answer the wrong question in the conclusion. They may answer pa ... (read entire answer)
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    Next step when you are recommending No-Go

    final recommendation
    Most recent answer on Jun 27, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 26, 2021) is from:
    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Jun 26, 2021
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    Hi there, This is really case-specific! If they're looking for growth for example, you might call out other areas of growth for them to look into. If it's an investment or M&A and you were just short of the targ ... (read entire answer)
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    Recommendation time and structure

    final recommendation
    Most recent answer on Jun 27, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 20, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Jun 20, 2021
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    Hi there, I would recommend 30 sec max, but sometimes the interviewer may request less or no time at all. So you should be ready to also provide it on the spot. There are no penalties if you require time You shoul ... (read entire answer)
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    When I give recommendation, should I recap first?

    final recommendation
    Most recent answer on Dec 16, 2020
    The best answer (on Oct 02, 2020) is from:
    Allen
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    Allen
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    gave the best answer on Oct 02, 2020
    Ex-McK Experienced hire and EM - I specialize in helping experienced hires perform
    Yes. However, three important points. 1) Do repeat the question, as in "Regarding the question of how to respond to X..." 2) After you give the recommendation, repeat the main points that are driving your recomm ... (read entire answer)
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    How long should it take to present my Recommendation?

    final recommendation
    Most recent answer on Oct 31, 2020
    The best answer (on Sep 21, 2020) is from:
    Clara
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    gave the best answer on Sep 21, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! I totally disagree with having only 30 secs to present your recommedations. If you include all that you should include, it´s 1-2 minutes. Important, the recommendation is not a summary! It´s not about walkin ... (read entire answer)
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    What do you understand for "risks" in a final recommendation?

    Actively preparing for upcoming interviews with Mckinsey final recommendation Recommandation
    Most recent answer on Sep 11, 2020
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    Luca
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    gave the best answer on Sep 11, 2020
    BCG |NASA |20+ interviews with 100% success rate| 120+ students coached |GMAT expert 780/800 score
    Hello Floyd, The risk section is maybe the most tricky part of final recommendation. In a nutshell, you should mention what are the potential roadblocks or critical points of your recommendation. As Francesco has said ... (read entire answer)
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    Recommendation for market sizing case

    final recommendation Market sizing
    Recent activity on Jun 02, 2019
    The best answer (on Oct 06, 2018) is from:
    Vlad
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    Vlad
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    gave the best answer on Oct 06, 2018
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    Hi, You still have an objective - calculate the number of X. That's how you start: Our objective was to calculate the number of x Based on our analysis it will be Y There is a number of drivers that influence ... (read entire answer)
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    MBB final round: missed next steps and risks in the recommendation

    final recommendation
    Recent activity on May 21, 2019
    The best answer (on May 21, 2019) is from:
    Sidi
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    Sidi
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    gave the best answer on May 21, 2019
    McKinsey Senior EM & BCG Consultant | Interviewer at McK & BCG for 7 years | Coached 300+ candidates secure MBB offers
    Jesus Christ.... For the love of god, please get rid of this schoolboy/schoolgirl mindset! This is a worrying thing that I observe with many candidates these days. An MBB interview is not an oral exam in which you need ... (read entire answer)
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    Best way to end up case: advices

    conclusion final recommendation
    Recent activity on Mar 11, 2019
    The best answer (on Mar 11, 2019) is from:
    Vlad
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    Vlad
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    gave the best answer on Mar 11, 2019
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, First of all, here are the general ways to provide the recommendation: Always take 30 seconds to structure your recommendation. Never give a recommendation without taking time for preparation After taking th ... (read entire answer)
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    What to include in recommendation

    final recommendation
    Recent activity on Feb 10, 2019
    The best answer (on Feb 09, 2019) is from:
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Feb 09, 2019
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    Hi Anonymous, I agree with Guennael, you could basically aggregate your point 2,3 and 4 in a single bucket. As a structure for the conclusion, I would recommend the following: 1) Repeat the objective. This will en ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 10, 2019
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    How to practise conciseness, clarity and sharpness in synthesis and recommendations?

    final recommendation synthesis
    Recent activity on Dec 10, 2018
    The best answer (on Dec 08, 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 Dec 08, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, First of all, here are the general ways to provide the recommendation: Always take 30 seconds to structure your recommendation. Never give a recommendation without taking time for preparation After taking th ... (read entire answer)
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    on Dec 10, 2018
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    Two case mechanics questions

    Case final recommendation hypothesis
    Recent activity on Sep 28, 2018
    The best answer (on Sep 28, 2018) is from:
    Guennael
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    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    Guennael
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    gave the best answer on Sep 28, 2018
    Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews
    When you state your first hypothesis does not really matter - and as others have pointed out (Vlad recently I think), you can very well pass the case without ever stating one. Having said that, there's some logic to say ... (read entire answer)
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    Can ex-McKinsey friend recommend me?

    final recommendation McKinsey Referral
    Recent activity on Sep 27, 2018
    The best answer (on Sep 27, 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 Sep 27, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, No, since they don't have the access to the system. But they can reach their friends and ask them to make a reference. Also, I believe if your friend is a former McK Partner - it will be easy for him to recomme ... (read entire answer)
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    Risks?

    conclusion final recommendation risks
    Recent activity on Aug 15, 2018
    The best answer (on Aug 15, 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 Aug 15, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, It really depends on whether you have anything else to explore, that is more important than risks. The typical structure is the following: What was the objective Your recommendation Arguments why the recom ... (read entire answer)
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    How much answer-first should the conclusion be?

    conclusion final recommendation
    Recent activity on Feb 26, 2018
    The best answer (on Feb 03, 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 03, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, Purely based on my understanding of the root causes you've mentioned (I'm not sure what is the contracting market size and if it is the only root-cause) I would answer in the following way: 1) Our objectives wer ... (read entire answer)
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    What final recommendation structure would you recommend for McKinsey interviews?

    final recommendation McKinsey
    Recent activity on Jul 27, 2017
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jul 26, 2017
    For McKinsey: 1. Recommendation first, in clear and exact terms. E.g. "I recommend the client shut down shut down their china factories to return capacity to US." 2. Follow up with reasoning next: E.g. "There are th ... (read entire answer)
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