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    Follow up on networking / coffee chat request

    networking
    Most recent answer on Sep 24, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 22, 2021) is from:
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
    Expert
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    gave the best answer on Sep 22, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, A few things here: If someone doesn't answer, it's over…please don't pester! Sorry! You should expect people to not respond. That's why it's a numbers game. If you message 10 people, you should expect 3 respon ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 24, 2021 on Sep 24, 2021
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    Networking with HR at MBB, to clarify questions about position / recruitment?

    networking
    Most recent answer on Sep 23, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 22, 2021) is from:
    Cristian
    CoachingPlus Expert
    McKinsey / Oxford grad / ex Firm mock interviewer & internal training faculty / top 25% best consultants in the Firm
    Cristian
    CoachingPlus Expert
    gave the best answer on Sep 22, 2021
    McKinsey / Oxford grad / ex Firm mock interviewer & internal training faculty / top 25% best consultants in the Firm
    Hi!  There are differences between some offices and firms, but generally HR is there to help and ready to hop on a call with you and clarify things. It helps to be nice and build a relationship with them because then th ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 23, 2021 on Sep 23, 2021
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    Best time to ask for invitational interviews (networking)

    MBB networking Referral
    Most recent answer on Sep 12, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 10, 2021) is from:
    Calvin
    Expert
    Experienced interviewer | Roland Berger Project Manager| Cambridge University | Super intuitive approach
    Calvin
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Sep 10, 2021
    Experienced interviewer | Roland Berger Project Manager| Cambridge University | Super intuitive approach
    Similar to what other coaches said: I wouldn't propose any time slots straight away (might come across as too pushy). Would be better to let the other person suggest the appropriate time slots for them. Best of luck!
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    on Sep 12, 2021 on Sep 12, 2021
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    Building a network in consulting

    best practice business network communication consulting networking
    Most recent answer on Aug 26, 2021
    The best answer (on Aug 26, 2021) is from:
    Adi
    CoachingPlus Expert
    Content Creator
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
    CoachingPlus Expert
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    gave the best answer on Aug 26, 2021
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Hey,  In addition to what other coaches have written, strongly recommend you check out this & its embedded threads. Plenty of discussion on this subject- https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/how-to-network ... (read entire answer)
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    on Aug 26, 2021 on Aug 26, 2021
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    Getting the first round of interview at MBB w/ a referral?

    1st round interview networking Non-Target Networking
    Most recent answer on Jul 08, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 08, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
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    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Jul 08, 2021
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi there, I don’t think anyone can answer precisely on the probability that you don’t pass the screening. The answer depends mainly on your CV and achievements there. There are three main things you need to be invit ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 08, 2021 on Jul 08, 2021
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    Missed an MBB Coffee Chat - What should I do?

    Interview MBB networking
    Most recent answer on Jul 02, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 30, 2021) is from:
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jun 30, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, I'm sorry but I'm going to have to disagree with the other consultants here. Not only have I run the analytics around how important networking is (it's important), but missing a company-sponsored coffee ch ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 02, 2021 on Jul 02, 2021
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    Informal call with a McKinsey Senior Partner

    McKinsey & Company networking Referral Senior Partner
    Most recent answer on Jun 24, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 22, 2021) is from:
    Ken
    Expert
    Ex-McKinsey London final round interviewer
    Ken
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Jun 22, 2021
    Ex-McKinsey London final round interviewer
    Great initiative and congrats for securing the contact. I'm not sure how much time you have with him but I would try to keep it simple and more open-ended. Since you asked for feedback, here are some thoughts you might ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 24, 2021 on Jun 24, 2021
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    Best time to send networking request email in a Work From Home era

    networking
    Most recent answer on Jun 08, 2021
    The best answer (on May 30, 2021) is from:
    Adi
    CoachingPlus Expert
    Content Creator
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
    CoachingPlus Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on May 30, 2021
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Same question answered here: https://www.preplounge.com/en/consulting-forum/timing-for-networking-emails-9980
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    on Jun 08, 2021 on Jun 08, 2021
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    How to ask "smart questions" to ask partners in networking and leave good impression?

    networking
    Most recent answer on Jun 04, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 04, 2021) is from:
    Florian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Florian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jun 04, 2021
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
    Hi there, It is not about the smart questions. Whenever you try to appear to be something it's inauthentic. I always recommend that people ask questions that they are truly curious about and want to learn more about ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 04, 2021 on Jun 04, 2021
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    Timing for networking emails

    networking
    Most recent answer on May 30, 2021
    The best answer (on Apr 17, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Apr 17, 2021
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi there, Most of the research on email marketing shows that Tuesday is the best day to send emails and weekends are the worst. However, there is no huge difference in open rates Monday to Friday. In practical terms ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 30, 2021 on May 30, 2021
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    Networking with partner (recruiting decision maker)

    networking
    Most recent answer on May 21, 2021
    The best answer (on May 20, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on May 20, 2021
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi there, 1. Would it be too bold (or weird) to ask for a network call with a partner, given that I an planning to apply in year end? No, would not be bold/weird given he explicitly left the email. However, try to c ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 21, 2021 on May 21, 2021
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    Networking talk - should I let people know I'm using my current company as a stepping stone?

    networking
    Most recent answer on May 21, 2021
    The best answer (on May 20, 2021) is from:
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Antonello
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on May 20, 2021
    McKinsey | MBA professor for consulting interviews
    Hi, I confirm the stepping-stone tactic is not ideal. I would present it like a way to quickly learn the consulting skills and arrive at your best to MBB Best, Antonello
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    on May 21, 2021 on May 21, 2021
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    Follow up call with McKinsey Middle East recruiter

    Interview McKinsey networking
    Most recent answer on Mar 30, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 26, 2020) is from:
    Norah
    Expert
    I am here to get you an offer! | Got 8 offers including the 3 MBBs and non MBB like Wyman, Roland Berger, Strategy&.
    Norah
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Jul 26, 2020
    I am here to get you an offer! | Got 8 offers including the 3 MBBs and non MBB like Wyman, Roland Berger, Strategy&.
    Hello Anonymous, I hope you are well. thanks for the question - referrals can be sometimes tricky. For this particular situation, I would recommend doing both in parallel: continue networking with consultants as they ca ... (read entire answer)
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    on Mar 30, 2021 on Mar 30, 2021
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    What are some best practices in networking with MBB partners?

    Coffee Chat MBB McKinsey networking partnerreferral reaching out for coffee chat with senior people Referral
    Most recent answer on Mar 17, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 10, 2021) is from:
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Mar 10, 2021
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, There's so much on networking on this site! Highly encourage you to read through the Q&As further :) General Networking I can tell you what works on me as an ex-BCGer: Genuineness. What doesn't ... (read entire answer)
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    on Mar 17, 2021 on Mar 17, 2021
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    Networked my way into the interview - Disadvantage ?

    Bain & Company internship networking
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 01, 2019) is from:
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Mar 01, 2019
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi Anonymous, you won’t be assessed differently during the interviews due to the referral; however, the interviewer may ask questions on your graduation grades during the initial behavioral part in case they are repor ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 28, 2021 on Feb 28, 2021
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    Networking during the interview process?

    informational interview networking
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 16, 2018) is from:
    Vlad
    Expert
    Content Creator
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Vlad
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Mar 16, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, First of all, the question is Why do you need this? Purely reaching out to people will not give you any extra points at the interview I don't think it will give you any negative points as well since I can h ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 28, 2021 on Feb 28, 2021
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    Partner Call - How to get a referral?

    networking Referral
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 06, 2019) is from:
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
    Expert
    Content Creator
    gave the best answer on Jul 06, 2019
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi Anonymous, you should prepare three main things before the call: Your own pitch, highlighting who you are in 3-4 key sentences. Previous /experience with relevant brands/companies would be great to show you are ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 28, 2021 on Feb 28, 2021
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    How do you get a referral at the Big 3 firms?

    Bain BCG BIG3 McKinsey networking Referral
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Aug 08, 2018) is from:
    Earth
    Expert
    Former McKinsey & Google manager w/ experience interviewing 100+ candidates ✅ Provides detailed & actionable feedback ✅
    Earth
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Aug 08, 2018
    Former McKinsey & Google manager w/ experience interviewing 100+ candidates ✅ Provides detailed & actionable feedback ✅
    Hi Ashwin, Reach out to 2nd or 3rd connections you have on linkedin starting from those you have something in common with (same schools, former employers, etc.) or ask mutual connections to make an introduction for yo ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 28, 2021 on Feb 28, 2021
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    Networking and Getting Referral on LinkedIn

    Experts MBB networking Referral
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 25, 2018) is from:
    Benjamin
    Expert
    ex-Manager - Natural and challenging teacher - Taylor case solving, no framework
    Benjamin
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Jul 25, 2018
    ex-Manager - Natural and challenging teacher - Taylor case solving, no framework
    Hi, If you have no other option then I would recommand the "growth hacker" method :) : - Find somoene in common to introduce you : your success rate in getting connected will be much higher - if you don't find anybo ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 28, 2021 on Feb 28, 2021
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    Is it realistic to get an MBB interview without referral?

    connection Middle East networking Referral referrals USA
    Most recent answer on Feb 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Feb 21, 2019) is from:
    Norah
    Expert
    I am here to get you an offer! | Got 8 offers including the 3 MBBs and non MBB like Wyman, Roland Berger, Strategy&.
    Norah
    Expert
    gave the best answer on Feb 21, 2019
    I am here to get you an offer! | Got 8 offers including the 3 MBBs and non MBB like Wyman, Roland Berger, Strategy&.
    Dear Anonymous, Thanks for reaching out. One thing is certain: a strong referral increases your rates of getting a positive screening outcome and geeting an interviews. However, this is not a must at all! If you ... (read entire answer)
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    on Feb 28, 2021 on Feb 28, 2021
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