Hi Zoltan, I agree with Livia and Costas, the test is more similar to GRE/GMAT quant sections – you won’t need graph analysis or PST style practice. Some suggestions to go faster with the math:... (more)

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Ask a questionHi Antonio, I don't have experience about Bain, but I can talk for BCG. - DIFFICULTY: Quite challenging, however you don't have to make it 100% right in order to pass. The most important thi... (more)

Hi, Congratulations on being invited to take the Bain online test! From what I recall when I went through the Bain recruitment process for the Associate Consultant role, the numerical and verbal... (more)

Hi, 1) It depends on the current hiring needs and the position (Intern, analyst, associate). At McKinsey it may vary from 20 to 24 correct answers out of 26 questions. You'll never know the exact n... (more)

As I recall, there is no hard cut-off - the score is looked at in conjunction with the rest of your application. Cheers, Alessandro

Hi, Basically, any entry-level GMAT book will contain all the formulas. Since for you it's more about the theory rather than questions, you don't even need to buy anything. You can just download an... (more)

Couple of points to add to previous responses: If you haven't done basic highschool maths in a while, I would revisit the topics of geometry/trigonometry, probability and basic statistics. While... (more)

Not necessarily, depending on which office you apply for. In selected countries, the Numerical Reasoning Test is no longer required, e.g. if you apply for German offices. Just be sure to prepare... (more)

Yes, they do. You can find some good information here: https://www.wallstreetoasis.com/forums/oliver-wyman-numerical-reasoning-test The Oliver Wyman test is one of the hardest tests out there for c... (more)

Hi Anonymous, It appears you might be right - having just checked with a friend who applied in 2016. This is the email he received: "The test lasts 20 minutes and has a maximum of 30 questions,... (more)

Hi Anonymous, the McKinsey SHL test is normally divided in two areas: Verbal: 30 questions, 19 minutes to solve them. This is designed to assess logical, verbal and comprehension skills. Numerica... (more)