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BCG Consultant Roles Questions

Application BCG consulting
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Oliver
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Former BCG interviewer (75+ interviews for associates, consultants and MBA hires) | I will make your practice perfect
Oliver
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Former BCG interviewer (75+ interviews for associates, consultants and MBA hires) | I will make your practice perfect
Hi, Great to hear that you are applying for BCG. Three suggestions: Depending on the region you are applying in - the easiest way to apply is through a BCG organized recruiting event. They might offer business courses, ... (read entire answer)
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Expected Salary for Corporate Strategy role - Senior Associate in Dubai (UAE)

Corporate corporate development Corporate Strategy M&A salary salary negotiation strategy strategy consulting UAE
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Pedro
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30% off in April 2024 | Bain | EY-Parthenon | Roland Berger | Market Sizing | DARDEN MBA
Pedro
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30% off in April 2024 | Bain | EY-Parthenon | Roland Berger | Market Sizing | DARDEN MBA
Glassdoor is a good datapoint for that type of salary questions. Not 100% reliable, but directionally right (as long as they have a relevant number of datapoints).
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Re-application to MBB after being counseled to leave.

MBB
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Anonymous A asked 4 hours ago
Hey all, I am reaching out to seek your advice on the possibility of rejoining an MBB firm in the same geographic area, having previously been counseled to leave in 2020. My tenure at MBB spanned from 2019 to 2020, and ... (read entire question)
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Ideas for short-term, remote ways to gain consulting experience prior to MBB application?

Bain & Company BCG CV McKinsey recruiting
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The best answer (4 hours ago) is from:
Gero
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Ex-BCG │200+ Interviews & Interview Coachings @ BCG │ 20+ candidates coached into MBB │WHU/LSE/Nova │ Teacher & Trainer
Gero
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gave the best answer 4 hours ago
Ex-BCG │200+ Interviews & Interview Coachings @ BCG │ 20+ candidates coached into MBB │WHU/LSE/Nova │ Teacher & Trainer
Hi there, Great question- I am curious to see where this post will go and what others can add to help you out with some actionable ideas!Specific ideasI would:- Try to get on “Consulting-like” projects at your full-time ... (read entire answer)
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Prepare for the job

Bain
Most recent answer 7 hours ago
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Oliver
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Former BCG interviewer (75+ interviews for associates, consultants and MBA hires) | I will make your practice perfect
Oliver
Expert
gave the best answer 8 hours ago
Former BCG interviewer (75+ interviews for associates, consultants and MBA hires) | I will make your practice perfect
Hi there, First of all, I advise you not to worry too much about your business background knowledge before starting your internship. Many hires, the majority in some regions, do not come from an economic or business bac ... (read entire answer)
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Meeting with no show partner counts in amount of meetings?

No case partner
Anonymous A asked 7 hours ago
Anonymous A asked 7 hours ago
I had a no show on my second meeting on preplounge and although we had no call the meeting countet into the amount of meetings you have for free. Is it supposed to work like that or is there a possibility that I can hav ... (read entire question)
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I want to start practicing with people online but the past 3 days, all meetings I had to attend, no one showed up. I'm not sure if something is wrong with my setup..

Practice cases
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Pedro
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30% off in April 2024 | Bain | EY-Parthenon | Roland Berger | Market Sizing | DARDEN MBA
Pedro
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gave the best answer 11 hours ago
30% off in April 2024 | Bain | EY-Parthenon | Roland Berger | Market Sizing | DARDEN MBA
Yes, unfortunately there are reliability issues… I suggest you try people who have done more cases, who have recently been online, and that are at similar time zones.
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Relocation bonus negotiations - advice

bonus negotiation relocation
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Dennis
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Ex-Roland Berger|Project Manager and Recruiter|7+ years of consulting experience in USA and Europe
Dennis
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gave the best answer on Apr 23, 2024
Ex-Roland Berger|Project Manager and Recruiter|7+ years of consulting experience in USA and Europe
Hi there, I have seen cases where HR said no initially and then that got changed once a partner talked to them. It really depends on the situation and how much support you might get from a partner. HR is usually concern ... (read entire answer)
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Market sizing - EVs in KSA

cars Market sizing
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The best answer (on Apr 23, 2024) is from:
Iman
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Systemiq | Ex-BCG | 10 years experience with 8+ specialising in sustainability | Free Intro | Ex-PrepLounge candidate
Iman
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gave the best answer on Apr 23, 2024
Systemiq | Ex-BCG | 10 years experience with 8+ specialising in sustainability | Free Intro | Ex-PrepLounge candidate
Hi! You can take a look at this example and tweak it to KSA.
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Moving to Riyadh alone from Europe

Middle East riyadh
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The best answer (on Apr 23, 2024) is from:
Cristian
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#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 23, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Sorry to hear about your concerns.  I've had lots of candidates going for Riyadh and all seem to enjoy it, so I can only say good things about it for now.  Check Fishbowl where you're likely to find lots of consultants ... (read entire answer)
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Has anyone ever done the Hunters Dog Case?

casing
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Cristian
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#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
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gave the best answer on Apr 22, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Never heard of it.  Where did you come across it? What is so special about it?
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Video Assessment of the BCG Chatbot Home Test

BCG
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The best answer (on Apr 23, 2024) is from:
Francesco
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#1 Coach for Sessions (4.500+) | 1.500+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (➡ interviewoffers.com) | Ex BCG | 10Y+ Coaching
Francesco
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gave the best answer on Apr 23, 2024
#1 Coach for Sessions (4.500+) | 1.500+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (➡ interviewoffers.com) | Ex BCG | 10Y+ Coaching
Hi there, Thanks for purchasing my guide! In terms of your question:  Q: Is the oral recommendation I should deliver is on the exact same manner of the last question of the chatbot  In the video recording, they usually ... (read entire answer)
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11 hrs ago 11 hours ago
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Experiences with McKinsey Solve?

Assessment McKinsey pre-mba
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The best answer (on Apr 22, 2024) is from:
Cristian
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#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 22, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Overall, it sounds like you did well. Congrats! And I hope you'll hear back soon.  With most offices, they will review the results of the test together with the CV, CL and the referral (if applicable) and that can take ... (read entire answer)
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Converting an internship application into a full time application - McKinsey Europe

Application associate internship McKinsey
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The best answer (on Apr 23, 2024) is from:
Cristian
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#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 23, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Mary, Great to hear about your enthusiasm.  The short answer is that it's highly unlikely you can change an application that is already ongoing - but still wort discussing it with the recruiter. Typically, for Associate ... (read entire answer)
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Business math cases

balance sheet income statement Math problem Valuation
Most recent answer 14 hours ago
The best answer (on Apr 23, 2024) is from:
Cristian
Expert
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 23, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Aviv, Great to see that you're targeted in terms of practicing your business maths.  Honestly, you don't need ‘Income Statement, Balance sheet, Valuation (Both Comparables and DCF).’ for consulting interviews. Unless yo ... (read entire answer)
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14 hrs ago 14 hours ago
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Tell me about a time that you managed upwards

PrepLounge: Personal Fit
Most recent answer on Apr 23, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 23, 2024) is from:
Jae
Jae gave the best answer on Apr 23, 2024
Managing upward is an important component of getting you PhD. Professors are very very busy, each of them has a terribly demanding schedule a bunch of projects, other than yours on your mind. Since, generally you only h ... (read entire answer)
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Tell me about a difficult situation you had to face and how you managed to overcome it!

PrepLounge: Personal Fit
Most recent answer on Apr 23, 2024
The best answer (on May 12, 2020) is from:
Ian
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#1 BCG coach | MBB | Tier 2 | Digital, Tech, Platinion | 100% personal success rate (8/8) | 95% candidate success rate
Ian
Expert
gave the best answer on May 12, 2020
#1 BCG coach | MBB | Tier 2 | Digital, Tech, Platinion | 100% personal success rate (8/8) | 95% candidate success rate
This is one of the most classic questions: Make sure you have this answer prepared! During your answer make sure you: 1) Start with a quick summary of the context/challenge and what ended up happening 2) Highlight ... (read entire answer)
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Highlighting international projects in the CV

CV international projects internship
Most recent answer on Apr 23, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 17, 2024) is from:
Gero
Expert
Ex-BCG │200+ Interviews & Interview Coachings @ BCG │ 20+ candidates coached into MBB │WHU/LSE/Nova │ Teacher & Trainer
Gero
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 17, 2024
Ex-BCG │200+ Interviews & Interview Coachings @ BCG │ 20+ candidates coached into MBB │WHU/LSE/Nova │ Teacher & Trainer
Hi there, Great question and a valid concern. I frequently see candidates being rejected by top consulting firms in Germany due to a lack of international experience. I would share two pieces of advice: 1. It is a good ... (read entire answer)
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Consulting Industry in the UK

consulting recruiting
Most recent answer on Apr 23, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 17, 2024) is from:
Krithika
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Top-tier Life Sciences Case Interview Coach| MBA2026 LBS Admit | Consulting Expert
Krithika
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 17, 2024
Top-tier Life Sciences Case Interview Coach| MBA2026 LBS Admit | Consulting Expert
With the consulting industry facing challenges due to broad cuts across Tier 1 and Tier 2 firms, including MBB, it's a bit of a mixed bag in terms of hiring. I've heard from contacts that McKinsey, for instance, is curr ... (read entire answer)
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7-month tenured BA

BIG3 communication consulting MBB top tips
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The best answer (on Apr 19, 2024) is from:
Iman
Expert
Systemiq | Ex-BCG | 10 years experience with 8+ specialising in sustainability | Free Intro | Ex-PrepLounge candidate
Iman
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 19, 2024
Systemiq | Ex-BCG | 10 years experience with 8+ specialising in sustainability | Free Intro | Ex-PrepLounge candidate
You will get better with clear feedback from others and through practice. A couple of questions for you to reflect on: a) Are you struggling with the verbal part of top-down communication in a PS or also with written co ... (read entire answer)
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