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BCG Online Case Guide
10/06/2021
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BCG Online Case

In recent years, BCG launched a brand new way to assess and shortlist candidates for interviews. This new assessment - called the BCG Online Case - took the form of a web-based chatbot mimicking an ac...
What’s the Difference Between Strategy and Management Consulting?
09/30/2021
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What’s the Difference Between Strategy and Management Consulting?

Strategy Consulting vs. Management Consulting – Key Differences in the Nature of Their Work, Working Hours, Salaries and Projects
Commercial Due Diligence
09/22/2021
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Commercial Due Diligence

As private equity has exploded over the last 40 years, so has commercial due diligence. Commercial due diligence (CDD) has been a growing area of strategy consulting for some time, although the level ...

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Consulting Interview Questions – Example Questions and Answers for Your Interview in Management Consulting
09/17/2021
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Consulting Interview Questions – Example Questions and Answers for Your Interview in Management Consulting

You did it! The lengthy interview preparation period is over, you've passed the tests before the actual interview and now you are sitting here in front of your interviewers. Your goal is, of course, t...
Consulting Resume – The Ultimate Guide Including CV Templates (2021)
08/30/2021
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Consulting Resume – The Ultimate Guide Including CV Templates (2021)

Did you know that over 60% of management consulting applications will fail to make it past the initial screening phase? Their consulting resumes end up in the rejection pile while the chances of a man...
McKinsey Problem Solving Game
08/27/2021
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McKinsey Problem Solving Game

Games-based assessments are being used by a number of the top strategy consulting firms now. BCG has partnered with Pymetrics, Arctic Shores is working with Strategy& (via PwC) and McKinsey launched t...
Case Interview 2021 – The Ultimate Guide for Your Case Prep
08/20/2021
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Case Interview 2021 – The Ultimate Guide for Your Case Prep

A case interview is a type of job interview in which the candidate must analyze and solve a problematic business scenario (“case study”). It is used to simulate the situation on the job and to find ou...
Tell Me About Yourself – Interview Questions
08/20/2021
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Tell Me About Yourself – Interview Questions

Across all interviews, regardless of company, industry, stage, etc., you should be prepared with answers for the "Three Whys". These are: Why Me (Resume Walkthrough), Why the Role (Why Consulting), an...
Management Consultant Salary UK 2021
08/18/2021
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Management Consultant Salary UK 2021

The biggest factor in deciding which career to choose or firm to join is salary. The starting salaries of consulting firms varies between £25,000 and £60,000 in the UK; this article looks at the top 6...
A Comprehensive List of London Consulting Firms
08/13/2021
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A Comprehensive List of London Consulting Firms

Are you interested in becoming a management consultant? London is calling! The management consulting market in the UK has grown significantly over the past years. It is now estimated to be worth more ...
What Are the Difference Between the Big 4: KPMG, PwC, EY, Deloitte?
08/10/2021
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What Are the Difference Between the Big 4: KPMG, PwC, EY, Deloitte?

The big 4 is the name given to the four biggest accounting firms in the world, PwC, EY, KPMG and Deloitte. All of them have grown to be multi-billion dollar firms that employ hundreds of thousands of ...
Pymetrics Games
08/06/2021
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How to Pass the Pymetrics Online Games Assessment (2021)

Pymetrics Online Games Assessments is a new form for large companies (for example Bain or BCG) to assess and filter their candidates. It includes game based elements in order to test specific personal...
McKinsey Interview
07/29/2021
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McKinsey Interview – Learn How to Prepare for the Case Interview at McKinsey

The McKinsey Case Interview, called the Problem Solving Interview by the firm, is arguable the hardest challenge for candidates in their recruiting process. Among all consulting firms, it is the most ...
McKinsey PEI (Personal Experience Interview)
06/30/2021
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McKinsey PEI (Personal Experience Interview)

The McKinsey Personal Experience Interview is one of the most talked-about features today in consulting applications. It differs significantly from the personal fit interview conducted at BCG, Bain, o...
How Do I Know Which Career Is Right for Me?
06/18/2021
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How Do I Know Which Career Is Right for Me?

“How do I know which career is right for me?”, “How do I know the company is a fit?” These are questions that probably everyone will come across at some point in their career. Finding the right posit...
Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers – How You Should Prepare and Respond
05/25/2021
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Behavioral Interview Questions and Answers – How You Should Prepare and Respond

The preparation for your case interview in management consulting requires a lot of work, diligence, perseverance, and discipline. It is not uncommon for many candidates to focus on the case interview ...
''Why Consulting?'' – How to Deliver an Answer That Will Impress Your Interviewer
04/28/2021
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''Why Consulting?'' – How to Deliver an Answer That Will Impress Your Interviewer

While it is an amazing career opportunity, management consulting is also a tough business. Long working hours, traveling and the stress of meeting deadlines can be a heavy pill to swallow. Therefore, ...
PrepLounge Success Stories: Real Candidates Share Their Experiences
11/16/2020
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PrepLounge Success Stories: Real Candidates Share Their Experiences

At PrepLounge, your success is our success. Our mission is to help you get your dream job in consulting and we celebrate each offer our members receive. So far, we have helped thousands of candidates ...
Case Interview Coaching: How to Make the Most out of Your Coaching Sessions in 6 Steps
09/02/2020
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Case Interview Coaching: How to Make the Most out of Your Coaching Sessions in 6 Steps

Case interview coaching is the best way to set yourself up for a successful start in your consulting career. It allows you to maximize your chances of securing your dream job offer at McKinsey, BCG, B...
From STEM to Consulting – These Tips Will Guarantee Your Successful Career Start
07/14/2020
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From STEM to Consulting – These Tips Will Guarantee Your Successful Career Start

When thinking of a management consultant, you probably think of a typical businessperson with a high collar who has studied at a top university or private business school. Although most management con...
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