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How does referral work at MBB? Someone agreed to refer me, sent him my resume and couple days later he asked to submit my application as normal. I did not receive any email inviting me to apply or not… more

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Does anyone know if it’s easier to join a foreign office (in Europe -looking at turkey/ Germany, etc) as a US citizen? I know language skills are important. Is it easier at all to join a foreign offic… more

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Scheduled to interview w/ Mck at the end of month. Anyone recommended case coaching resources (platforms to find case partners or coaches) ?

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Best McK office in Europe and USA? City, compensation, office culture, work-life balance, network / exit opportunities.

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I just received an invite from BCG to complete a Pymetrics test. Any useful tips on how to approach it?

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McKinsey Recruiter reached out to me and wants to “connect for 30-45 min” any idea if this will truest be a casual chat about role and my high level experiences or if I should be prepared to be interv… more

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BCG LA where do you guys live in order to commute to the downtown office? Any suggestions?

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McKinsey 🐠: how much did you practice before your case interviews? (i.e. how many weeks / months in advance, how many hours per week, etc?) any tips on most effective ways to prep as an experienced h… more

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Why do interviews play poker face during interview? Just to see how interviewee react under pressure or does he just have no interest in interviewing.. I already stay calm, smile and solve the case li… more

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I’ve heard it’s pretty cutthroat at Mck and BCG, especially right now. Interested to hear perspective on Bain. How does “a Bainee never lets another Bainee fail” play into someone getting transitioned… more

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If I moved to MBB (from D as a Sr Consultant) at the associate level, could I specialize exclusively on World Bank/USAID/etc types of orgs without taking a paycut? Is there a partner paycut if they wo… more

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for entry level hiring, what are the plans this fall? will it be the same if you are 1 year out?

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My school career center confirmed MBB will be recruiting MBAs this year. Is this legit or are you MBBers being told something else?

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Anyone have information regarding the McKinsey Marketing & Sales practice? How does comp, staffing, progression, etc. compare to a Strategy generalist role (at the post-MBA level)?

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Any insights on McKinsey earning potential for Expert track? Like average comp at each level and average amount of time it takes to be promoted at each level? Thank you!

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Two questions: 1) is “Case In Point” outdated and no longer useful? 2) Is Preplounge better/worse than Rocketblocks if you’re going to pay for premium?

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For those of you asking if McK is hiring for X position or Y office, it’s best to check the recruiting website. It has the most up to date information and will likely be a better source of informatio… more

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Bainies: is there any significant downside to not including a cover letter on an application for AC? It isn’t mandatory for the app

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McKinsey folks, I have a case assessment with your firm to determine if I will be given a first round interview and I already had the practice assessment which I fumbled. Can anyone give any suggestio… more

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