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BCG Middle East Fresh Graduate

BCG MBB Middle East
Anonymous A asked 2 hours ago
Anonymous A asked 2 hours ago
Hi all  I am currently working as a intern at Deloitte and they offered me a contract as a BA. However I am intrested in joining BCG. Is it too soon to apply now? I expect to want to start in September. *I previously ha ... (read entire question)
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Emailing Interviewers

Final Round
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Anonymous A asked 2 hours ago
Is it ok to email the interviewers of an MBB firm for feedback if it has been two weeks since the final round with no response and the recruiter, who is my main line of contact, is on a long-term break? 
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I have done with my interview at one of big 4 firm and now it’s have been more then 3 weeks

Interview results
Most recent answer 4 hours ago
The best answer (18 hours ago) is from:
Udayan
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Top rated Case & PEI coach/Multiple real offers/McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience
Udayan
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gave the best answer 18 hours ago
Top rated Case & PEI coach/Multiple real offers/McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience
Most likely if they are not replying it's because a decision has still not been made. If it was a no they would have sent a rejection mail and if it was a yes they would have made an offer. They may be still waiting to ... (read entire answer)
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How to handle interview anxiety

MBB
Most recent answer 4 hours ago
The best answer (12 hours ago) is from:
Pedro
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30% off in April 2024 | Bain | EY-Parthenon | Roland Berger | Market Sizing | DARDEN MBA
Pedro
Expert
gave the best answer 12 hours ago
30% off in April 2024 | Bain | EY-Parthenon | Roland Berger | Market Sizing | DARDEN MBA
A few tips: - Exposure. The more interviews you do, the easier it becomes - Coaching / peer practice. The more interview simulations you do, the easier it gets - Remember that you can apply many times; that you can appl ... (read entire answer)
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How much does Bain care about "fit"? Can it be an unspoken reason for rejection?

advanced degree Bain & Company MBB USA
Most recent answer 4 hours ago
The best answer (13 hours ago) is from:
Pedro
Expert
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
Fit is usually cultural fit (and well… Bain really has a bias/preference towards extroverts/ outgoing people, in my humble opinion). If there's an issue regarding target industries… then they would usually let you know, ... (read entire answer)
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Where to find affordable mentoring session?

consulting MBB
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The best answer (13 hours ago) is from:
Pedro
Expert
30% off in April 2024 | Bain | EY-Parthenon | Roland Berger | Market Sizing | DARDEN MBA
Pedro
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gave the best answer 13 hours ago
30% off in April 2024 | Bain | EY-Parthenon | Roland Berger | Market Sizing | DARDEN MBA
Some coaches offer discounts over their base prices (or you may be able to negotiate one). For example, I am giving out 30% discounts in April (up to 10 candidates) over my current price. To be honest, while I understan ... (read entire answer)
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UK MBA: Transitioning from Growth/product role at a startup into consulting

consulting MBA transition UK
Most recent answer 13 hours ago
The best answer (on Apr 12, 2024) is from:
Udayan
Expert
Top rated Case & PEI coach/Multiple real offers/McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience
Udayan
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 12, 2024
Top rated Case & PEI coach/Multiple real offers/McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience
You have a great profile from a work experience perspective!  In terms of MBA - I would not look outside Top 7-8 schools in the US, LBS and INSEAD. You will be severely limiting your chances to get into a top consulting ... (read entire answer)
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US PEOPLE ONLY PLEASE! Does having an referral matter for MBB?

networking Referral Referral program at MBB
Most recent answer 13 hours ago
The best answer (on Apr 13, 2024) is from:
Cristian
Expert
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 13, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
I can understand how all of this is confusing, especially with so much hearsay floating around.  It gets even more confusing when you speak with people in MBB who aren't part of the recruitment process and who assume th ... (read entire answer)
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Big 4 or MBB to IB

career consulting investment banking Private Equity
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The best answer (on Apr 13, 2024) is from:
Udayan
Expert
Top rated Case & PEI coach/Multiple real offers/McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience
Udayan
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 13, 2024
Top rated Case & PEI coach/Multiple real offers/McKinsey EM in New York /6 years McKinsey recruiting experience
If you want to break into IB or hedge funds you might actually benefit from an MBA which is a feeder program for these roles. You could also do a masters in finance from a target school. It's not just that you didn't go ... (read entire answer)
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Recall for the interview at MBB

MBB
Most recent answer 14 hours ago
The best answer (on Apr 13, 2024) is from:
Dennis
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Ex-Roland Berger|Project Manager and Recruiter|7+ years of consulting experience in USA and Europe
Dennis
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 13, 2024
Ex-Roland Berger|Project Manager and Recruiter|7+ years of consulting experience in USA and Europe
Hi there, I have not heard of that happening.  A candidate who does not pass the first round can reapply after the 12-18 months ban period and might get invited again if they were able to add relevant new experiences to ... (read entire answer)
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Apply to both McK BA and Junior Associate? How does that work?

business analyst junior associate McKinsey Middle East
Most recent answer 14 hours ago
The best answer (on Apr 13, 2024) is from:
Cristian
Expert
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 13, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
The reality is that in 95% of cases it's either the first office or nothing. As in, it's rather an exception that the first office reviews your application and considers you to be more suitable for the second office and ... (read entire answer)
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Seeking Advice for Upcoming Consulting Firm Event

Coffee Chat Cover letter Referral
Most recent answer 14 hours ago
The best answer (on Apr 14, 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
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 14, 2024
#1 Coach for Sessions (4.500+) | 1.500+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (➡ interviewoffers.com) | Ex BCG | 10Y+ Coaching
Hi there, 1) Should I contact them before the event? What would be your goal when contacting them? Depending on that, it might or might not make sense. If you need to apply for the summer internship before the event (I ... (read entire answer)
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Rohertragsmargen

Roland Berger Case: Onlinestar
Laura asked 15 hours ago
Laura asked 15 hours ago
Warum rechnet man die Rohertragsmargen in den einzelnen Produktkategorien auf Basis des Vorjahrs und nicht auf Basis der Umsatzprognose von 501 Mio Euro - und später in der Berechnung der Gesamtprognose nimmt man aber d ... (read entire question)
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Bain SOVA preparation

Bain & Company
Most recent answer on Apr 13, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 13, 2024) is from:
Cristian
Expert
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 13, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Check out RocketBlocks and MConsultingPrep for test examples.  Happy to also share a few examples of similar tests (though not specifically SOVA).  SOVA combines the common elements of all such tests (inductive reasonin ... (read entire answer)
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Bain SOVA test deadline

Bain & Company deadline SOVA
Most recent answer on Apr 13, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 12, 2024) is from:
Cristian
Expert
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 12, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Theoretically, no. Practically, yes.  Reach out and explain that you have some other urgent deadlines (e.g., professionally) or you're unavailable for personal reasons and that you would require an extension. I've seen ... (read entire answer)
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Importance of Cover Letter

Application consulting
Most recent answer on Apr 13, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 12, 2024) is from:
Dennis
Expert
Ex-Roland Berger|Project Manager and Recruiter|7+ years of consulting experience in USA and Europe
Dennis
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 12, 2024
Ex-Roland Berger|Project Manager and Recruiter|7+ years of consulting experience in USA and Europe
Hi there, the cover letter gives you the chance to talk about your motivation and ambition - it adds a personal touch if it is written well. The CV is just a list and descriptive but not inspirational. Of course it is u ... (read entire answer)
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URGENT - Case Study interview for M&A Operation (Deloitte), Operations Due Diligence, ODD, Synergies, Carve out

Carve-Out Deals Deloitte Excel for consultants M&A Case operations cases Synergies
Most recent answer on Apr 13, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 12, 2024) is from:
Cenan
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Expert interview coach and mentor | Strategy&, PwC UK and Germany
Cenan
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 12, 2024
Expert interview coach and mentor | Strategy&, PwC UK and Germany
Hey Cameron, I believe I can help you as I'm a Due Diligence consultant and left Strategy& Deals London only three weeks ago. Feel free to reach out.
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on Apr 13, 2024 on Apr 13, 2024
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Request for List of Boutique Consulting Firms in the Middle East Region

MBB Mentorship
Most recent answer on Apr 13, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 13, 2024) is from:
Francesco
Expert
#1 Coach for Sessions (4.500+) | 1.500+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (➡ interviewoffers.com) | Ex BCG | 10Y+ Coaching
Francesco
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 13, 2024
#1 Coach for Sessions (4.500+) | 1.500+ 5-Star Reviews | Proven Success (➡ interviewoffers.com) | Ex BCG | 10Y+ Coaching
Hi there, Q: I am gathering information on the consulting landscape in the Middle East, with a particular focus on boutique firms. This is not specifically for the Middle East boutiques, but you can find a ranking of co ... (read entire answer)
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If you've previously applied to a different office, do recruiters have access to that application?

MBB
Most recent answer on Apr 12, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 11, 2024) is from:
Alessa
Expert
McKinsey & Company | BCG | Roland Berger
Alessa
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 11, 2024
McKinsey & Company | BCG | Roland Berger
Hey,  from my experience, this depends on 2 things:  1. Structure of the company: E.g., German daughter organization vs. American daughter organization - normally no real sharing of data / one global Firm (e.g., McKinse ... (read entire answer)
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L.E.K - Referral Process?

L.E.K. LEK LEK Consulting Referral
Most recent answer on Apr 12, 2024
The best answer (on Apr 11, 2024) is from:
Cristian
Expert
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
Cristian
Expert
gave the best answer on Apr 11, 2024
#1 rated MBB & McKinsey Coach
You typically receive an automated email.  I would pester the referee but reach out directly to HR to tell them that somebody has submitted a referral in your name and that you'd like to apply but haven't received the l ... (read entire answer)
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