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Any suggestions/resources on how to brush up on the math skills portion of cases?

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What are the biggest differences between McKinsey, BCG, and Bain?

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How does MBB select resume reviewers for applications? Do they source from client staff globally, regionally?

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What can I expect from this McK game? How do I prepare and succeed at this?

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Bain 🐠 how strict is the bar for passing the first round for a campus hire? Thought I could’ve done better on the first case but near perfect on the second

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Been 3 weeks since I applied to BCG through on campus. Safe to say I’m gonna get rejected?

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Is anyone interested in practicing McKinsey style cases sometime this / next week or weekend? Please DM me!

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How much economic development / poverty alleviation / public health work does your firm do? Do you take a pay cut to do this type of work?

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McKinsey 🐟: does your ops practice heavily prefer people with practical experience instead of current operations consultants from other firms? As an ops consultant from another firm, what would be th… more

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Any suggestions on how to curate my mindset for the McKinsey interview cases? I am currently at another firm that focuses largely on implementation rather than the strategy work, how to get my mind fo… more

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Help! Got an offer to start on Oct 19th (non-consulting), but I just found out i got a MBB interview. Do I go ahead and accept the offer? The company knows I’m in the midst of other interviews. what’s… more

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Anyone know where to get free case examples?

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I’m applying for generalist positions at MBB. Will they test me on software/programming skills in my resume (tableau, excel, Python, SQL, etc) during interviews?

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I have a clarifying question about PEI! I’ve heard many conflicting opinions on what the length and duration of the overview and story itself should be. In particular, people think it’s either 1) prov… more

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For those who’ve interviewed and gotten offers from both MBB and T2, how different is the interview process? Are the cases at MBB significantly more difficult?

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UK BCG 🐠.. how much annual leave do you get and does it vary based on length of service? Do you have to use it at specific times of the year eg xmas?

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How is MBB doing in North America this year to date? Any % growth rates?

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Anyone know the typical time between a first and final round? A couple weeks maybe?

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Does anyone know the passing rate of the McKinsey imbellus test?

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How do Bain first rounds work for campus hires? Is it for a specific office or do I need to pass a first round before I know which office my final round is for?

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Any BCG’ers willing to do the Lords work and take a quick glance at my resume?

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Taking Imbellus soon - any best practices you’d recommend? Thanks!

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i want work at mckinsey. can i or covid ruin USA?

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Is there any way to request feedback on an application to McKinsey? I submitted an app via LinkedIn and received what I assume is the boilerplate rejection email saying no go but would like to keep my… more

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Hi, I have an interview with McKinsey coming up as a generalist, any tips on what I should prepare for going in?

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BCG 🐠: is Glassdoor accurate on the Sr Financial Analyst salary range? High end is $100k.

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McK 🐠 / people who have interviewed with them. What’s the likelihood of the same PEI dimension being asked multiple times in the same round?

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Have exactly 2 weeks until my first McKinsey interview. How would you recommend best using this time? Have probably done 15-20 cases but want to really maximize practice now

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Anyone want to do McKinsey style cases? Looking for experienced casers (40+)

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Was notified that I’m an alternate for Bain AC first rounds. Anyone from Bain have an idea of how often alternates end up getting the first round? Anything I can do at this point?

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I am going through the McKinsey interview process - and MK folks willing to hop on a call to talk about the firm?

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@McK fish, what is the HR phone screen like? Is it just to gage fit and interest?

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To any fish familiar with recruiting at Mck SF - can I expect to do the PST or digital assessment as part of the pre-screen for a BA role?

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MBB recruiter said I'd hear about my application (whether or not I'd get an interview) by today. haven't heard a word - what should I do? I'm thinking of sending a gentle reminder tomo… more

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My upcoming interview date with McKinsey conflicts with my exam, which I absolutely have to take in order to pass the class. Is there any way I can push my interview date back without jeopardizing my … more

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Would any BCG folk be available to chat? I have an interview with them, and would like to hear about your project experiences. I have some suppositions but would like to prove them. DM if willing, t… more

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What can I do to make myself a desirable lateral candidate to MBB?

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Is MBB laying off professionals (more than performance - based exits)?

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Just applied to a specialist role at M. My understanding is this is the equivalent of the post-mba role on the generalist track, is this accurate? Also from a comp perspective, I believe it’s lower bu… more

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Thoughts on moving from one MBB to another immediately after? For context the jobs are still on the entry level spectrum. Appreciate your view!

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