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BCG Casey Interview - Results & Video Assessment

BCG BCG online case
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Sofia
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Hello, I believe you do not get scored negatively for questions that you don't answer. Regarding the final resume, do your best to provide a summary with the information you were able to obtain.
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Can I interview for two positions at Mckinsey?

McKinsey McKinsey & Company Mckinsey interview
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Sofia
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Hello, Congratulations on getting the interviews! I think you are fine to go ahead and interview. If this was an issue, HR would have caught it on their end.
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Roland Berger ME - Partner Interview

Final Round Middle East Partner Interview Roland Berger Roland Berger Middle east Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
Most recent answer 15 minutes ago
The best answer (on Jun 26, 2022) is from:
Ian
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Ian
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gave the best answer on Jun 26, 2022
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Hi there, You need to stop trying to predict things. It could be a 45 min case. It could be 0 case and all fit. You might get 100 charts/exhibits. Or you might get 0 data (or all verbal data). It could be an official ca ... (read entire answer)
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Can anyone share with me The Kellogg Consulting Club 2020 Casebook?

casebook Casebooks First Round MBB
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Hello, I completely agree with Ian - good job for sourcing and working through the casebooks, but make sure you are getting some live case practice in, since that is how you really improve!
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2 different BCG positions

BCG consultant
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Hello, I don't think you would be auto-rejected (particularly if these are different positions in different geographies), but I would recommend checking with HR. I would also recommend asking them for an update on your ... (read entire answer)
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Bain SOVA test vs Pymetrics

Bain & Company pymetrics test SOVA
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Anonymous A asked 8 hours ago
Hi guys! I have been invited for the Bain SOVA test after the CV screening. Will I also be required to take the Pymetrics test? I ask this because I did Pymetrics for BCG and screwed it up completely.  On the website, i ... (read entire question)
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What is the right amount of time to ask for when providing your initial structure?

approaching a case case structure
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Vlad
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Vlad
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Hi, Depending on the part of the case I usually say: Can I take 30 sec / a minute to structure my thoughts / analyze the numbers, etc? In terms of the use cases: Always take: 1-2 min for initial structure. But ... (read entire answer)
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Spending too much time presenting the initial structure at Bain

Actively preparing for interviews with Bain and BCG Anyone who has worked at Bain? Case structure and frameworks Structure
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Francesco
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Hi there, As a general benchmark, I would consider the following: 1-2 min to write down the structure A few mins to present (also depends on the company, at McKinsey usually you have more time to present due to the inte ... (read entire answer)
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How Long Should My Framework Take?

Client and MBB undergrad
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Clara
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Clara
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gave the best answer on Jul 28, 2020
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Hello! In a 1-h interview, you have arround half an hour for the case, it´s standard. Hence, the usual is to take ~2 mins to write the tree and then another 2-3 to comment it, followed by interviewer questions. ... (read entire answer)
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Take time (Chart Interpretation, Brainstorming Q and recommendation)

Bain BCG BCG McKinsey and Bain MBB Mck
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Ken
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gave the best answer on Mar 26, 2021
Ex-McKinsey London final round interviewer
1. It's always appropriate to ask for time if it benefits you. The case interview is not an assessement of how quickly you can finish the case 2. At the start, taking 2-5 mins is completely ok but as you progress thro ... (read entire answer)
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How much time (and then silence) is it allowed to design our own case framework?

Case Interview Framework MBB McKinsey
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Robert
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gave the best answer on Jul 20, 2019
McKinsey offers w/o final round interviews - 100% risk-free - 10+ years MBB coaching experience - Multiple book author
Hi Anonymous, Since answers currently range from 1 to 2.5 minutes as "acceptable" (assuming you are talking about designing your own case framework at the beginning of your case interview), I thought it's worth commen ... (read entire answer)
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How long should I take to develop my framework during a case interview?

Bain BCG MBB Mck McKinsey RolandBerger
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Florian
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gave the best answer on Aug 17, 2021
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Hey there, ----- UPDATE I have written a detailed insider perspective on the McKinsey case interview here: https://www.preplounge.com/en/mckinsey-interview ----- In a McKinsey interview, you can take up to 2 minutes to ... (read entire answer)
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Breaking into Consulting as an MD with No Formal Experience

Bain & Company Boston Consulting Group consulting Healthcare MBB McKinsey & Company physician
Most recent answer 6 hours ago
The best answer (on Jul 31, 2022) is from:
Clara
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McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Clara
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gave the best answer on Jul 31, 2022
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
Hello! Hopefully I can give you some insights, since I have a very similar background and situation and my sister is a doctor, so I kind of know them well.  I totally get the “oh my God, where did I get?” feeling in you ... (read entire answer)
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Answer required - need your help

MBB
Anonymous A asked 7 hours ago
Anonymous A asked 7 hours ago
Hello everyone,  Recently, I have given the test for one of the companies and got all answers to all the questions except one which I have mentioned below. Would you guys be kind to answer that one question so that I ca ... (read entire question)
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Maxicure (Darden 2018)

advanced case question
Most recent answer 12 hours ago
Anonymous A gave the best answer 22 hours ago
Hi!!  In cases when margins are equal to or higher than $2.5, insourcing would never beat outsourcing. In other cases, the formula still applies. Take an example of a tricky case where X is cancelled out, if volumn were ... (read entire answer)
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90%+ grade in masters at top 5 target European school - does it make a difference for job application?

consulting grades masters MBB
Most recent answer 22 hours ago
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Pedro
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gave the best answer 22 hours ago
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Every marker of excellence is VERY important. Being one of the best at a top school is definitely much harder than just getting in. So you definitely should highlight that. If they are able to know beforehand when doing ... (read entire answer)
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Impact Consulting

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Most recent answer 24 hours ago
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Sofia
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gave the best answer 24 hours ago
McKinsey San Francisco | Harvard graduate | 5+ years of coaching | DISCOUNTED SESSIONS Sep 2022 | Free 15 min intro call
Hello, I recommend getting in touch with their team to ask this.
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Can a non European join a consulting firm in Europe?

europe MBB
Most recent answer on Sep 24, 2022
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Sofia
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Sofia
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gave the best answer on Sep 24, 2022
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Hello, You definitely can! If you are fluent in the language and are able to get a visa (/ if the company can sponsor a visa for you), it shouldn't be an issue. Confirm this with HR in the office you are interested in a ... (read entire answer)
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Application Status on McKinsey Portal - Closed

McKinsey McKinsey Final Round Mckinsey Final Round - No answer
Most recent answer on Sep 24, 2022
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Sofia
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Sofia
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gave the best answer on Sep 24, 2022
McKinsey San Francisco | Harvard graduate | 5+ years of coaching | DISCOUNTED SESSIONS Sep 2022 | Free 15 min intro call
Hello, I would definitely reach out to HR and ask to get some clarity on what happened!
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on Sep 24, 2022 on Sep 24, 2022
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Is it normal to only have 1 interview in my first-round?

First Round MBB
Most recent answer on Sep 24, 2022
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Cristian
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gave the best answer on Sep 22, 2022
#1 rated and most recommended McKinsey Coach | 97% success rate (tracked) | Honest feedback: no sugar-coating
Hi there,  Congrats for getting to the first round! Some offices and firms choose to adjust the regular process at times. It shouldn't have any implications for you, so don't read too much into it.  The main reasons why ... (read entire answer)
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