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    Should I try to turn % to absolute number at the clarifying question stage?

    Clarifying questions
    Most recent answer 9 minutes ago
    The best answer (9 hours ago) is from:
    Stephan
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    Former BCG CON and political advisor here to help you crack the case (MBB, Europe & MidEast, non-business backgrounds)
    Stephan
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    Former BCG CON and political advisor here to help you crack the case (MBB, Europe & MidEast, non-business backgrounds)
    Hi Anon, Yes, I would say it’s always a good idea to talk absolutes to get a sense of scale, even at the initial stage of the case when you are being presented the information. Think about it: adding 5% to a 30bn$ busin ... (read entire answer)
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    Deloitte consultant salary bracket

    Deloitte Consulting
    Anonymous A asked 52 minutes ago
    Anonymous A asked 52 minutes ago
    Hello everyone, Can anyone pls help me with the salary range for a Technology consultant (Role - Consultant) in Deloitte London UK. Also, would they be considering the relevant experience or the overall experience while ... (read entire question)
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    Deloitte application portal status "offer"

    Deloitte Consulting offer
    Most recent answer 1 hour ago
    The best answer (on Jan 17, 2022) is from:
    Ian
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    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Jan 17, 2022
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Oh wow, what an exciting thing to read! Not only do they normally call, but that status doesn't normally change so quickly. Look, I hate counting chickens before they hatch, but I think you can probably count this one. ... (read entire answer)
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    Interview process for PwC Operational Restructuring (BRS) Associate

    PwC Interview
    Most recent answer 1 hour ago
    The best answer (on Jan 18, 2022) is from:
    Ian
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    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Jan 18, 2022
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, While I can't comment on the exact structure of the interview (i.e. exact minute split etc.) you should always be prepared for 1) Fit/Behavioral and 2) Case/Brainstorming. In terms of flow/order every company ... (read entire answer)
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    Got an offer from tech unicorn, what should I do?

    consulting exit
    Most recent answer 1 hour ago
    The best answer (on Jan 18, 2022) is from:
    Ian
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    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Jan 18, 2022
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi there, #1 recommendation: Do not join a place because you're trying to leave another place. You need to think about this tech unicorn in-and-of-itself. Reflect on whether you actually want to work at this firm and if ... (read entire answer)
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    Does consulting gives better compensation than tech and corporate?

    Corporate
    Most recent answer 1 hour ago
    The best answer (on Jan 18, 2022) is from:
    Adi
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    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
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    gave the best answer on Jan 18, 2022
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Compensation will depend on the country/office, type of firm, level and practice (Management Consulting, Tech, Digital etc). So there is no blanket answer. Broadly speaking, Consulting pays well than Corporate but not n ... (read entire answer)
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    I am appearing for a Sales transformation case study interview for EY, any ideas about what the case study is based on?

    Ernst & Young
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    Shubham asked on Jan 19, 2022
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    How to use MECE on 'out of the box' cases?

    Bain & Company BCG Case Interview Case Interview Framework McKinsey & Company
    Most recent answer 2 hours ago
    Anonymous A asked on Jan 18, 2022
    Hey guys I was watching a video of an example case interview where they had an obscure problem that could not fit well into your traditional frameworks. They were asking for analysis for factors of market attractiveness ... (read entire question)
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    McKinsey - From specialist group to GC?

    McKinsey & Company
    Most recent answer 3 hours ago
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    Moritz
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    McKinsey | 100+ coachings & interviews @ McKinsey | ESADE MBA | Top rated for experienced hires & career transitioners
    Moritz
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    gave the best answer 3 hours ago
    McKinsey | 100+ coachings & interviews @ McKinsey | ESADE MBA | Top rated for experienced hires & career transitioners
    This is fairly common and I have seen it a lot. There is an important philosophy at McKinsey, which is “Make your own McKinsey”. This directly relates to something like a track change, which is what we're talking about ... (read entire answer)
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    McKinsey Referral - Able to modify/alter resume?

    Referral Resume
    Most recent answer 4 hours ago
    The best answer (on Jan 19, 2022) is from:
    Florian
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    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | 530+ McK interviews in 2021
    Florian
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    gave the best answer on Jan 19, 2022
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | 530+ McK interviews in 2021
    Hey there, If there are important details on your resume that you would like to add, I would definitely incorporate them before continuing the application. Details that are relevant are related to: Work experience (new ... (read entire answer)
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    What is the secret of Indian CEOs/Partners?

    Bain & Company Google McKinsey Microsoft The Boston Consulting Group
    Most recent answer 4 hours ago
    The best answer (on Jan 19, 2022) is from:
    Adi
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    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
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    gave the best answer on Jan 19, 2022
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    You will find much better answers to this question via a simple Google search than getting some random thoughts from coaches. I cant post links here but read the BBC, CNBC articles on this subject.
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    Drug manufacturing outsourcing

    Case structure and frameworks Cases Practice cases
    Most recent answer 4 hours ago
    Anonymous A asked 18 hours ago
    Hey I would like to hear your thoughts on how you would structure the framework for a case that involves a drug manufacturer who has capacity restrictions and is deciding whether to outsource with a close partner   
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    Timeline of application

    Application Cases
    Most recent answer 4 hours ago
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    Moritz
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    McKinsey | 100+ coachings & interviews @ McKinsey | ESADE MBA | Top rated for experienced hires & career transitioners
    Moritz
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    gave the best answer 8 hours ago
    McKinsey | 100+ coachings & interviews @ McKinsey | ESADE MBA | Top rated for experienced hires & career transitioners
    Good question! There's 3 key things that come to mind when considering timing: Strong CV: Is there anything going to happen between now and May, let's say, that will make your application stand out more? If you're an un ... (read entire answer)
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    Reapplication after BCG final round rejection

    BCG reapply interviews MBB rejection final round reapplication
    Most recent answer 4 hours ago
    Anonymous A asked 11 hours ago
    Hey everyone, 9 months ago I went to the final round of BCG and unfortunately didn’t get the offer. The day after the rejection call, I receive another call from the head of HR saying even though it didn’t happen everyo ... (read entire question)
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    BCG Interactive Case Library

    BCG BCG Case Interview
    Most recent answer 6 hours ago
    Anonymous A asked 6 hours ago
    Hi all,  Can you please guide me on how to access BCG Interactive case library? I did a lot of searches, all links just direct me to the interview case prep page, not the ICL   Thanks
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    Profitability case: how to break down revenue & cost if there's multiple business lines?

    Profitability Case
    Most recent answer 8 hours ago
    Anonymous A asked 10 hours ago
    Dear all: I'd like to seek your advice on how to break down revenue and cost if the company has “multiple different business lines”. Given the short time frame, should I focus more on coming up with more “ideas” (i.e. d ... (read entire question)
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    McKinsey Imbellus/Solve Assessment - Multiple Monitors Allowed?

    Imbellus McKinsey McKinsey Imbellus McKinsey problem solving game PSG
    Most recent answer 9 hours ago
    The best answer (9 hours ago) is from:
    Florian
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    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | 530+ McK interviews in 2021
    Florian
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    gave the best answer 9 hours ago
    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | 530+ McK interviews in 2021
    Hey there, Multiple monitors are fine. However, there is no clear answer to how the program tracks the game. Only McK and Imbellus know. What is likely? The game tracks everything you do in the game window The game does ... (read entire answer)
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    What is the craziest thing you've ever done?

    PrepLounge: Personal Fit
    Most recent answer 16 hours ago
    The best answer (on Mar 24, 2020) is from:
    Daniel
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    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Daniel
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    gave the best answer on Mar 24, 2020
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    That’s your chance to let your personality shine. Try to choose something, which highlights what kind of person you are. I would, of course, choose something which is acceptable in a work-place, but do not hold yourse ... (read entire answer)
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    A message from EYP First round interview

    eyparthenon
    Most recent answer 16 hours ago
    Anonymous A asked 17 hours ago
    I just received a first round interview update from EY-Parthenon: ‘we need to put your candidacy on hold for the Deal Tech Summer Consultant position to manage our national candidate pipeline. We are still very much int ... (read entire question)
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    How do I prepare for a case interview where I am being provided the information before hand?

    Inverto
    Most recent answer 21 hours ago
    The best answer (23 hours ago) is from:
    Ian
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    Content Creator
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Ian
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    gave the best answer 23 hours ago
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi Jamil, First, good luck! Now, this is basically a written case. I recommend the following: Remember that most casing tips apply here (i.e. be very clear+focused on the objective, ruthlessly cut out information that d ... (read entire answer)
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