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    McKinsey First around Phone Interview

    Case Interview First Round Interview McKinsey preparation
    Most recent answer on Sep 10, 2021
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    Hi there, Happy to help :) 1. This is a more complicated question than you might think. The cases are representative, but a live case is SO much different to just reading one (or having a fellow Preplounger give you). T ... (read entire answer)
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    Math: word problems exercises

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    Question edited on Sep 05, 2021
    The best answer (on Aug 08, 2018) is from:
    Vlad
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    Vlad
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    gave the best answer on Aug 08, 2018
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    Hi, Something that helped my candidates - download ALL casebooks available online and go through the math problems in the cases. They will give a good sense of required business terminology. Then you can google what y ... (read entire answer)
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    How fast do I need to do math in a case interview?

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    Question edited on Sep 05, 2021
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Aug 02, 2019
    First off, huge congratulations on your upcoming interview! To answer your question direct: accuracy trumps speed: I've never said no to a candidate who ticked off all other boxes, but was slow with maths. But I have ... (read entire answer)
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    BCG Case Interview Brain Storming

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    Question edited on Sep 05, 2021
    The best answer (on Sep 20, 2017) is from:
    Francesco
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    Hi Daria, the approach you have definied is good. As for how to deal with a brainstorming question, you should always identify MECE buckets first, and then brainstorm. In particular, quoting a previous post I wrote, t ... (read entire answer)
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    Bcg finance formulas

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    Question edited on Sep 05, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 18, 2018) is from:
    Vlad
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    gave the best answer on Mar 18, 2018
    McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School
    Hi, Here is a set of things you need to know: 1) Math and formulas: Interest rates calculations Compound margin NPV using the Rule of 72, Perpetuity CAGR using the Rule of 72 Currencies exchange calculat ... (read entire answer)
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    Capgemini Consulting (Change Management, office: Germany)

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    Question edited on Sep 05, 2021
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Jun 18, 2017
    Hi, Usually they will give you a Business Case - a bank, they might ask where the industry is heading or how would you design a Digital Strategy etc. Best prep for this is just to know the Consulting Structure and p ... (read entire answer)
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    Capgemini Digital Customer Experience Case Interview

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    Question edited on Sep 05, 2021
    Anonymous A asked on May 18, 2018
    Hi everyone! After an initial Skype interview, I've just learnt that Capgemini Consulting wants to see me for a second round in Paris in June. The mail I received only states that this interview will be from 8:50 am t ... (read entire question)
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    BCG First Round Interview

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    Anonymous A gave the best answer on Feb 10, 2016
    I assume you gonna have at least two interviews each at least half an hour but usually it takes longer. Normally, they’d provide you with two ordinary case studies and, in addition, an online-case. Be aware of brief mat ... (read entire answer)
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    McKinsey 1 round of interview - consultant

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    Most recent answer on Aug 30, 2021
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    gave the best answer on Aug 30, 2021
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    Hey there, It will be a mix of cases in a domain-relevant context as well as cases set in a completely different context. Be aware that frameworks were applicable in the 2000 years, the era of Victor Cheng and Case in P ... (read entire answer)
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    Prep Lounge Video Suggestion

    Case Interview preplounge video video interview
    Most recent answer on Aug 24, 2021
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    gave the best answer on Aug 24, 2021
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    Hi there, Thank you for the feedback and the suggestion! This is a great idea. Any coaches and candidates who are interested in recording video sessions, feel free to reach out to us! We will be happy to help you organi ... (read entire answer)
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    Case challenges

    approaching a case Bain & Company BCG Case Interview Problem Solving
    Most recent answer on Aug 24, 2021
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    gave the best answer on Aug 24, 2021
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    Hello, To answer the first part of your question, it really depends. Francesco has pointed out some of the more common pitfalls, but it will always depend on the candidate and the case. Understand where the biggest diff ... (read entire answer)
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    PEI examples McKinsey

    Actively preparing for interviews with Mckinsey Bains & AT Kearney BCG McKinsey and Bain Case Interview McKinsey McKinsey PEI PEI
    Most recent answer on Aug 17, 2021
    The best answer (on Jun 18, 2018) is from:
    Vlad
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    gave the best answer on Jun 18, 2018
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    Hi, The typical questions are: “Tell me about yourself” or “walk me through your resume”- this is how Consultants usually begin the interview. It's an opportunity for them to learn about you and to pick some inter ... (read entire answer)
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    Help needed on structuring for specific category profitability

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    Most recent answer on Aug 05, 2021
    The best answer (on Aug 05, 2021) is from:
    Andrew
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    gave the best answer on Aug 05, 2021
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    Hi there! I think with a case prompt like this, the best structure is a simple one based on breaking down profitability into its components. We want to know why profitability (likely more specifically “contribution marg ... (read entire answer)
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    If case interviews are given by project leaders and above, then how do coaches who are not project leaders coach?

    Case Interview coach coaching
    Most recent answer on Aug 02, 2021
    The best answer (on Aug 02, 2021) is from:
    Sofia
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    gave the best answer on Aug 02, 2021
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    Hello! This is absolutely a fair question. While it is true that case interviews are conducted by senior consultants (project leader/engagement manager level and above) with the rare exception, junior consultants at mos ... (read entire answer)
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    Asked an associate about case interviews, he pointed me to Victor Cheng?

    Case Interview Victor Cheng
    Most recent answer on Jul 30, 2021
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    Florian
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    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
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    gave the best answer on Jul 30, 2021
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    Hey there, Victor Cheng was mostly useful 10 years ago. Mind that he worked at McKinsey before the turn of the century (pre-2000s) and while he is the OG of case interview prep (all credits to him), you can see that ... (read entire answer)
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    Tell interviewer about reapplication

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    Most recent answer on Jul 28, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 26, 2021) is from:
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    #1 rated McKinsey Case and PEI Coach | 5 years at McKinsey | Mentorship Approach | Imbellus Expert
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    gave the best answer on Jul 26, 2021
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    Hey there, There is no benefit in saying it, especially since the person will remember you anyway. Just treat it like a first interview and don't let the past experience influence your performance negatively. Chee ... (read entire answer)
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    NPV /WAAC ?

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    Question edited on Jul 26, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 22, 2021) is from:
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Jul 22, 2021
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    Hi there, Several questions ;) Let me go one by one. 1) NPV The correct NPV formula closer to what you reported is: NPV = -Initial Investment + (FCF/Discount Rate)  Where FCF= Free cash flow of the project g ... (read entire answer)
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    How to improve the analysis? or So what?

    Analytical Skills Case Interview
    Most recent answer on Jul 12, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 12, 2021) is from:
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    Floyd, The simplest answer to your question is to realize that the exhibit will always impact the objectives of the case.  After you interpret the exhibit, consider the question you are trying to answer and objectives ... (read entire answer)
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    Case interview - Stuck

    Case Interview
    Most recent answer on Jul 10, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 10, 2021) is from:
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    gave the best answer on Jul 10, 2021
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    Hi Chi, A few thoughts here: You've only cased three times. Progress in casing comes slowly so you need to be patient. You may not see immediate progress across just a few cases. Patience. Like learning a langua ... (read entire answer)
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    EY-Parthenon Online Case Interview for Executive (IT) - Transaction Strategy & Execution

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    Most recent answer on Jul 06, 2021
    The best answer (on Jul 06, 2021) is from:
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    gave the best answer on Jul 06, 2021
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    Hi Pranet, I know exactly what you mean regarding the PwC case interview; when I interviewed for PwC's Tech practice, one of the "cases" was literally just 1 question on how I would setup a technical backlog! Frankl ... (read entire answer)
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