When was the last time you found an unusual/unconventional solution to a problem?

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Anonymous A asked on Sep 29, 2019

How would you answer this question in your Personal Fit interview? Receive feedback on your answer and browse through the Q&As to review the approaches of other applicants and experts.

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replied on Mar 24, 2020
McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews

That’s the question to test your creativity and ability to innovate – a some version of that question can be a part of McKinsey Entrepreneurial Drive Dimension.

It’s good to give a work example here and highlight the following:

  • Before you came things were always done in this old conventional way – then you saw it and you came up with a better idea how to do it
  • You then executed on it even though nobody asked you to (it was your own initiative)
  • People recognised the value of your solution and found it helpful


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Anonymous B replied on Nov 12, 2021

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Anonymous D replied on May 20, 2022


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Thomas replied on Jan 23, 2022


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Anonymous C replied on Jan 12, 2022

I got into the consulting club at a top MBA program without being an MBA student. I asked an MBA student friend to register for me.

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replied on Jul 06, 2020
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut


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