What kind of case it will be for Mckinsey first round?

McKinsey first round
Recent activity on Apr 26, 2019
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Anonymous A asked on Apr 10, 2019

I'll have my first round interview soon, I'm just wondering what is the difficulty level for this round. And I'll have a data scientist interviewer (I'm applying for analyst position), is there going to be something different to expect?

Thanks so much!

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Guennael
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replied on Apr 10, 2019
Ex-MBB, Experienced Hire; I will teach you not only the how, but also the why of case interviews

So many things come into play here... we really cannot give you a precise answer. Odds are your case will be more quant heavy due to the interviewer's background, but even that is not a given

Bottom line, if you know how to crack a case in a methodical, structured and repeatable way, you will do fine regardless of what the case is or who the interview is. If you have prepared well, sleep soundly; if you haven't, there isn't much you can do at this time so sleep soundly. Good luck

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Serhat
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replied on Apr 26, 2019
BCG | Kellogg MBA |82% Success rate| 450+ case interview| 5+ year consulting | 30+ projects in ~10 countries

I would not say difficulty level of the cases vary based on the ranking of the rounds. Therefore you can expect to have any type of case.

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Serhat

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