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What is the most recommended source to prepare for BCG test?

I'm also willing to pay as long as they really reflect what the test will be like

I'm also willing to pay as long as they really reflect what the test will be like

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First, do the sample ones on the website.
Once you complete them, let me know. I can share additional sources for free.

First, do the sample ones on the website.
Once you complete them, let me know. I can share additional sources for free.

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Hi,

There are 2 types of BCG tests:

  1. GMAT-like test with questions similar to GMAT
  2. Online Test that is based on a case and has the questions closer to PST

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. (Message me asking for a password):

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zor4m49eyx5qxal/AABeUN6mtiGkWhEklRjszX2Oa?dl=0

As for particular recommendations for online test:

  1. Try to find as many people in your country as you can who have done the test. Ask them for the topic, industry, and questions they remember. For example in one of the countries there was a test about airlines and reading a couple of articles / company reports / wikipedia articles with industry terms could significantly improve performance
  2. Try to practice tests with strict time-management. McKinsey PST from the official web site and all mck and bcg -like tests you can find online
  3. Additional resources can be GMAT Integrated reasoning from the official guides and apps if you feel that you are not p[erforming well
  4. As far as I remember calculator is allowed on BCG test. Make sure you know how to simplify calculations and use it fast

Best!

Hi,

There are 2 types of BCG tests:

  1. GMAT-like test with questions similar to GMAT
  2. Online Test that is based on a case and has the questions closer to PST

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. (Message me asking for a password):

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/zor4m49eyx5qxal/AABeUN6mtiGkWhEklRjszX2Oa?dl=0

As for particular recommendations for online test:

  1. Try to find as many people in your country as you can who have done the test. Ask them for the topic, industry, and questions they remember. For example in one of the countries there was a test about airlines and reading a couple of articles / company reports / wikipedia articles with industry terms could significantly improve performance
  2. Try to practice tests with strict time-management. McKinsey PST from the official web site and all mck and bcg -like tests you can find online
  3. Additional resources can be GMAT Integrated reasoning from the official guides and apps if you feel that you are not p[erforming well
  4. As far as I remember calculator is allowed on BCG test. Make sure you know how to simplify calculations and use it fast

Best!

Thanks for sharing! I have messaged you for password for the dropbox folder. — Kane on Sep 15, 2019

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Elisa - there is not much in terms of actual direct material, so many end up preparing the PST instead and hope it translates well.

Incidentally, for having worked with PrepLounge on their PST prep, I can assure you they are as truthful as any. [And I have no financial incentive to do so].

Elisa - there is not much in terms of actual direct material, so many end up preparing the PST instead and hope it translates well.

Incidentally, for having worked with PrepLounge on their PST prep, I can assure you they are as truthful as any. [And I have no financial incentive to do so].

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