2Y MBA here will be joining McKinsey next year after graduation. I just got an email from McKinsey HR saying my background and social media checks are cleared. However, it is also mentioned in the email that aside from the MBA degree verification after my graduation, “a reinvestigation may also be required If your initial background screening has cleared more than 60 days prior to your start date.” Do they really do background checks again? It takes a long time lol.

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Yes, they do, unfortunately. I believe they go faster though because they’re basically just looking to confirm you haven’t been arrested in the time between your first background and when you start.

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Sounds about right. I’d confirm with your recruiter though.

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Hi do they do a reference check? I am expecting offer so just wanted to prepare in advance. Thanks.

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